Conference Grants 2007-2008

Lisa Anderson (Adviser: Cliff Harris). "Multicomponent synthesis and anticancer evaluation of a library of novel indenopyridopyrimidines." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Nick Bismack (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "The effects of public displays of affection (PDA) on perceived stress levels, cognitive performance and cortisol levels." Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 22-25, 2008, Chicago, IL.

Robert Bodary (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "Effects of early social isolation on development of O. degus: An animal model for depression and eating disorders?" Presented at the 11th meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 17-21, 2008, Sandestin, FL.

Katelyn Boswell (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "Effects of early social isolation on development of O. degus: An animal model for depression and eating disorders?" Presented at the 11th meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 17-21, 2008, Sandestin, FL.

Andrew Brusoe (Adviser: Vanessa McCaffrey). "Substituted dianilinoquinones as ligands in magnetic materials." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Stacy Capehart (Adviser: Andrew French). "Study of the mechanism of formation of symmetric bis-dibenziodolium salts: substituent effects." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Cynthia Cardwell (Adviser: W. Jeffrey Wilson). "Excitation and inhibition asymmetry: A failure of the Rescorla-Wagner model." Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 22-25, 2008, Chicago, IL.

Cynthia Cardwell (Adviser: W. Jeffrey Wilson). "Excitation and inhibition asymmetry: No excitatory strength in an unreinforced stimulus paired with an appetitive conditioned inhibitor in the rat." Presented at the 21st annual Tri-State conference on animal learning & behavior, March 28-29, 2008, Lexington, KY.

Cynthia Cardwell (W. Jeffrey Wilson). "The linear maze: Nearly 80 years of varying implementations of a good idea." Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, November 3-7, 2007, San Diego, CA.

Cynthia Cardwell (W. Jeffrey Wilson). "Attempted instatement of excitatory strength to an unreinforced CS using appetitive conditioned inhibition in the rat." Presented at the annual meeting of the Pavlovian Society, October 4-7, 2007, Austin, TX.

John Cawood (Adviser: Cliff Harris). "Calories to Kilowatts – Energy conservation education." Presented at the 4th annual North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) research symposium, November 13-15, 2007, Virginia Beach, VA.

Michael Cole (Adviser: Holger Elischberger). "Directed forgetting of autobiographical events in school-aged children." Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 22-25, 2008, Chicago, IL.

Megan Fitzpatrick (Adviser: Douglas White). "The effects of thermal environment on incubation behavior in house wrens." Presented at the joint meeting of the Wilson Ornithological Society and the Association of Field Ornithologists," April 17-20, 2008, Mobile, AL.

Thomas Freeman (Adviser: Christopher Rohlman). "Synthesis and characterization of fluorescently labeled ribonucleic acid ribozyme substrates." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Catherine Game (Adviser: Douglas White). "Science versus art-based modules: Nonformal sustainability education for children." Presented at the 4th annual North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) research symposium, November 13-15, 2007, Virginia Beach, VA.

Paul Gehres (Adviser: Wesley Dick). "An economical maize: Michigan's faith in ethanol." Attended the Michigan Bio Economy Summit, September 12-13, 2007, Lansing, MI.

Stephen Ham (Adviser: Mary Jenson). "Lay representations of cancer in a healthy population." Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 22-25, 2008, Chicago, IL.

Cameron Harris (Adviser: Mareike Wieth). "Time of day effects on insight problem solving." Presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, November 15-18, 2007, Long Beach, CA.

Cameron Harris (Adviser: Mareike Wieth). "Time of day effects on problem solving." Presented at the 11th meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 17-21, 2008, Sandestin, FL.

Cameron Harris (Adviser: Mareike Wieth). "Time of day effects on problem solving." Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 22-25, 2008, Chicago, IL.

Christopher Henes (Adviser: Christopher Rohlman). "Enginerring a steady state of FRET assay for the Twort group I ribozyme." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Sarah Kelley (Adviser: Vanessa McCaffrey). "Substituent effects on electron exchange in phenoxide-bridged dimanganese complexes." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Rachel Lippert (Adviser: Vanessa McCaffrey). " Albion College: First ever women in science day." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Joel McDade (Adviser: Vanessa McCaffrey). "Substituted dianilinoquinones as ligands in magnetic materials." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Alex McKelvy (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "Unihemispheric sleep in the Bearded Dragon throughout the 24-hour period and under threat conditions." Presented at the 11th meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 17-21, 2008, Sandestin, FL.

Eric Mittelstaedt (Adviser: Amy Beilstein). "Nickel (II) complexes as functional urease mimics." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Ian Mondrow (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "The effects of sleep deprivation on attraction." Presented at the 11th meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 17-21, 2008, Sandestin, FL.

Shauna Paradine (Adviser: Andrew French). "Study of the mechanism of formation of symmetric bis-dibenziodolium salts: Substituent effects." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Megan Roberts (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "Unihemispheric sleep in the Bearded Dragon throughout the 24-hour period and under threat conditions." Presented at the 11th meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 17-21, 2008, Sandestin, FL.

Kwame Sakyi (Adviser: Amy Beilstein). "Synthesis of redox-labeled atrazine conjugates for an electrochemical immunoassay." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Amy Salmeto (Adviser: W. Jeffrey Wilson). "Impact of a depressive-like state on a spatial memory task." Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 22-25, 2008, Chicago, IL.

Dorela Shuboni (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "The effect of alcohol and pheromones on the reentrainment rate of female Octodon degus." Presented at the 11th meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 17-21, 2008, Sandestin, FL.

Jennifer Sims (Adviser: Thomas Johnson). "Children's perceptions of physical fitness, health, and nutrition." Presented at the fall convention of the Michigan Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (MAHPERD) Association, November 16-17, 2007, Acme, MI.

Jacob Skeans (Adviser: Cliff Harris). "Pernamganate degradation of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazoliunm tetrafluoroborate: intermediates and mechanism." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Reid Smith (Adviser: Lisa Lewis). "Iodine in clathrate hydrate cages." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Ryan Stowe (Adviser: Andrew French). "Progress toward the synthesis of a 1-iodo-2-naphthol-based chiral hypervalent iodine reagent." Presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 5-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

Amanda Tilot (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "Examination of unihemispheric sleep in an Australian lizard, the Bearded Dragon (Pogona vitticeps)." Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, November 3-7, 2007, San Diego, CA.

Amanda Tilot (Adviser: Tammy Jechura). "Effect of circadian disruption on pregnancy in the O. degus." Presented at the 11th meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 17-21, 2008, Sandestin, FL.

Keith Zabel (Adviser: Andrew Christopher). "Conscientiousness and work ethic ideology: A facet-level analysis and an investigation of the multifaceted nature of protestant ethic beliefs." Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 22-25, 2008, Chicago, IL.