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2004 Summer Scholars

Name:  Sandra Behm
Mentor:  Qijing Zhang
Project Title: Antibiotic Resistance Profiles of Campylobacter  Strains 
Isolated From Swine

Name:  Colin Parrott
Mentor:  Heather Greenlee
Project Title: Assessment of cone photoreceptor 
differentiation in SNAP-25 knockdown mice

Name:  Kimberly Smith
Mentor: Mike Apley
Project Title: Assessment of cone photoreceptor 
differentiation in SNAP-25 knockdown mice

Name:  Robin Stuck
Mentor:  Leslie Fox
Project Title: Characterization of Dendritic Cells Generated from Cs

Name:  J. Joel Sullivan
Mentor:  Greg Phillips
Project Title: The search for high persistence mutants in S. typhimurium

Name:  Rebekah Westermeyer
Mentor:  Greg Phillips
Project Title: Characterization of yftJ in Escherichia coli

Name:  Michael Bellin
Mentor:  Sinisa Grozdanic
Project Title: Molecular profile of rat glaucomatous retinas

Name:  Janan Abed
Mentor:  Scott McClure
Project Title: The analysis of substance P post extra corporeal and 
radial pressure wave therapy to determine the mechanism of analgesia.

Name:  Angela Abendroth
Mentor:  Vaclay Ourednik
Project Title: PLASTICITY-ENHANCING EFFECTS OF L1-OVEREXPRESSION IN NEURAL STEM CELLS

Name:  Darren Berger
Mentor:  Srdija Jeftinija
Project Title: Effect of Cannabinoids (D9-Tetrahydrocannabinol) 
on Primary Cortical Neuron and Glia Cultures

Name:  Seth Briggs
Mentor:  Mary Ann Nieves
Project Title: Characterization of Canine Blood-derived Dendritic Cells
 in Two Age Groups

Name:  Heather Cole
Mentor:  Jeff Beetham
Project Title: Gene predictions for cosmid inserts that confer complement-resistance when transfected into complement-sensitive Leishmania chagasi parasites

Name:  Arnie Dow
Mentor:  Nancy Cornick
Project Title: Prevalence of E. coli Serotype 0147 Causing Edema Disease 

Name:  Heidi Gabel
Mentor:  Jitka Ourednik
Project Title: GRAFTED NEURAL STEM CELLS (NSCs) PROTECT STRIATAL NEURONS FROM OXIDATIVE STRESS – A BEHAVIORAL STUDY

Name:  Dawn Herolt
Mentor:  Dusan Palik
Project Title: Anesthetic efficacy and effects of tricaine methanesulphonate, clove oil, and metomidate on neutrophil function in fathead minnow

Name:  Jill Koski
Mentor:  Irene Wesley
Project Title: Quantification of Campylobacter In Commercial Turkeys Pre vs. Post Transport: Comparison of Enumeration Methods

Name:  Stephanie Mann
Mentor:  Jesse Hostetter
Project Title: Production of reactive nitrogen intermediates by bovine dendritic cells infected with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis

Name:  Tressa Meyer
Mentor:  Richard Evans
Project Title: The effect of exercise on limb function in dogs with lameness attributable to rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament.

Name:  Cameron Norton
Mentor:  A. Fales/Williams
Project Title:  Optimization of an Immunocy to Chemistry Procedure for Caninine Lymphoma

Name:  Abby Patterson
Mentor:  Locke Karriker
Project Title: Determination of acetylsalicylic acid and sodium salicylate product stability and achievable serum concentrations under typical nursery conditions
 
Name:  Abigail Risius
Mentor:  Claudia Baldwin
Project Title: Evaluation of corn gluten for urine odor control in feline litter boxes.

Name:  Kimberly Soenksen
Mentor:  Judy Stabel
Project Title: Expression of CD5+ on lymphocytes in cattle with paratuberculosis
 
Name:  Peter Thomas
Mentor:  Pat Halbur
Project Title: Effect of PCV2 Passive Antibody Levels on Vaccination with Chimeric 
PCV1-2 Vaccine and Challenge with Wild-type PCV2

Name:  Joseph Vislisel
Mentor:  Caroly Komar
Project Title: PPARg Expression in the Neonatal Rat Ovary

Name:  Andrew Waxman
Mentor:  Mike Conzemius
Project Title: Evaluation of the biochemical composition of emu anti-trochanter 
articulation and femoral head articular cartilage.

Name:  Allison Whipple
Mentor:  Annette O’Connor
Project Title: The Association Between Putative Causal Organisms and The Occurrence of Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis 
In Beef Calves

Name:  Sarah Young
Mentor:  S. Robbe-Austermann
Project Title:  Cell Mediated Immune Responses of Calves Infected with Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis