Hiram College

Hiram College’s Center for Deciphering Life’s Languages presents the Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium. Come on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, from 12 – 1:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Formal Lounge to listen to these presentations:

Shishir Adhikari ’11, “Conformation of a Lennard-Jones chain in explicit solvent: A solvation potential approach”

Sarah Ahmed ’11, “Epoc Scorpion Interfaces”

Chelsea Barattini ’11, “Newcastle’s Disease Virus and Avian Influenza Prevalence in Double-crested Cormorant Breeding Colonies in Southern Ontario”

Ian Barton ’11, Andrew Whims ’12, Nitisha Shrestha ’12, Francesca Luppino ’12, “Biology as a Business: The Hiram Genomics Store”

Shanti Bramhacharya ’11, “Computational Clustering approaches to studying metagenomics”

Liz Ellis ’11, “Distance Metrics and Clustering Approaches with Large Data Sets”

Dobromir Gospodinov ’12, “Is it ok to be a ‘crip’ for a day?”

Cathrine Hamilton ’11, “Investigating Potential Eggshell Targets of Pipe-ST2 in the Drosophila melanogaster eggshell”

Sarirose Hyldahl ’11, “Definitional Discontinuities: A two-Study Cross Impairment Investigation of How Insiders’ Define Disability as a Function of Cultural Identities, Impairment Subjectivities, and Socially Disadvantaged Status”

Matt Jenior ’11, Cody Depew ’121, “Public HIV-1 Database with Molecular Evolutionary Features”

Pyie Phyo (Kauk Kauk) Aung ’12 “Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of Glassy Systems”

Subrat Khanal ’12, Sambid Wasti ’12, “Chain conformation in a hard sphere chain model”

Timothy J. Luttermoser ’12, “Influence of Initial Availability of Carrion on Associated Insect Communities”

Nicole Marotta ’11, “Correlated Mutations Associated with Oseltamivir and Amantadine Drug Resistance in Seasonal Influenza A H1N1 and H3N2 Viruses”

M. Cynthia Martin ’12, “Design and Synthesis of an Arborol-Appended Terpyridine”

Mike Mastromatteo, (WEC) “Temperature controlled TPEPICO study of C2D5Cl”

Claire McCarthy ’11, “Developmental Exposure to Bisphenol-A Affects the Innate Immune Response to Influenza-A Virus Infection Later in Life”

Samuel McCarthy ’11, “Development of Mutator Strains and Analysis of Endoglucanase Knock-out Mutants of Sulfolobus solfataricus”

Jennifer Pekar ’12, “The Identification of Antimicrobial Substances and Other Components of Uropygial Oil”

Jon Rice ’11, “Synthesis and Characterization of a Sterically Hindered tris-Enone”

Eileen Russell ’12, “TPEPICO study of GeCl(CH3)3”

Adrianna Stephens ’11, “Factors that Affect Length of Stay in the Cleveland Clinic Emergency Department”

Calvin Yong ’13, “Cervical lordosis and atlas-axis (C1-C2) 3-D positioning in relation to headaches and migraines in a chiropractic setting”