Fall Award Winners

Hewa Babarandhage Mad
Title: Understanding the Role of Selaginella lepidophylla bHLH Transcription Factor in Drought Stress Response
Program: Biological Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Bernie Wone

Traci Barnable
Title: Effects of a Biofeedback Intervention on Student Test Anxiety and Performance
Program: Health Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Sabina Kupershmidt

Rachel Chavin
Title: Using Interpersonal and Self-functioning to Anticipate the Engagement of NSSI and Suicide
Program: Clinical Psychology
Advisor: Dr. Sara Lowmanster

Rachel Drown
Title: Does Individual Performance Influence Antipredator Behavioral Strategy Choice in Chameleons?
Program: Biology
Advisor: Dr. Christopher Anderson

Danielle Galvin
Title: The Effects of Ranavirus on Predator-Prey Dynamics
Program: Biological Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Jake Kerby

Emily Kalantar
Title: Identifying the Effect of Self-Compassion on Trauma Reactivity
Program: Clinical Psychology
Advisor: Dr. Christopher Berghoff

Kevin Krupp
Title: investigating the Therapeutic Potential of a Psychedelic [®-2,5-dimethoxy-4-iodoamphetamine] in a Preclinical Model of Depression
Program: Biological Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Cliff Summers

Joseph Mammo
Title: Commissioning a Neutrino Detector Next to a Nuclear Reactor
Program: Physics
Advisor: Dr. Joel Sander

Mahsa Mojallal
Title: Psychometric Properties of the Moral Injury Symptom Scale among Police Officers
Program: Clinical Psychology
Advisor: Dr. Randal Quevillon

Amul Neupane
Title: Deep Medical Imaging for Foreign Object Detection in Chest Radiographs
Program: Computer Science
Advisor: Dr. Santosh KC

Riley Paulsen
Title: Functional Characterization of a Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Ortholog in Hirudo Verbana
Program: Basic Biomedical Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Brian Burrell

Russell Shaffer
Title: Honeycomb from Piedmont
Program: English
Advisor: Dr. Leah McCormack

Omar Sharif
Title: Deep Learning for Natural Disaster Detection on Satellite Image Time Series Data in High-Performance Computing (HPC) Environment
Program: Computer Science
Advisor: Dr. Santosh KC

Emma Shaughnessy
Title: Risk Factors for Traumatic Bonding: Associations with PTSD
Program: Clinical Psychology
Advisor: Dr. Raluca Simons

Michael Webb
Title: The Role of Emotional Attention Regulation in High Psychopathy Incarcerated Males
Program: Clinical Psychology
Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Simons

Nisitha Wijewantha
Title: Targeted Gated Delivery of Veratridine to Colon Cancer Cells, Circumventing its Side Effects
Program: Chemistry
Advisor: Dr. Charles Lubbers