2017 UNH McNair Scholars

       

2017 UNH McNair Scholars

   Marie Akiki

    University of New Hampshire

    Major: Biomedical Sciences: Medical and Veterinarian Science
    Mentor: Dr. Arturo Andrade
    Research Title: Localization of the 37A Isoform of the Presynaptic N-Type Calcium Channel Which Plays
​    A Role in Anxiety

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    Rezwan Ali

      University of New Hampshire

      Major: Civil Engineering
      Mentor: Dr. Tom Ballestero
      Research Title: Investigation of Coco pith in Bioretention System Media for Nitrate Removal From
​     Storm Water Runoff

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    Emily Berry

     University of New Hampshire

     Major: Genetics
     Mentor: Dr. Kevin Culligan
     Research Title: Analyzing the Effects of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Virulence Factors in Arabidopsis
     thaliana

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     Juandiego Carmona

       University of New Hampshire

       Major: ​Psychology
       Mentor: Dr. Michelle D. Leichtman
       Research Title: Cultural Variations In Narrative Discourse Style Between American and Colombian
​                                      Children

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     Bethany Cooper

      University of New Hampshire

      Major: English
      Mentor: Dr. Deborah Kinghorn and Dr. David Richman
      Research Title: Testing the Uniqueness of Black Acting Methodology

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      Amanda Gould

       University of New Hampshire

       Major: Biomedical Sciences
       Mentor: Dr. Rosemary Caron
       Research Title: Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health Program's Influence on Diminishing the
​       Amount of Dental Professional Shortage Areas (DPSAs) 

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       Zoe Grenier

         University of New Hampshire

         Major: Sociology and Women's Studies
         Mentor: Dr. Catherine Moran
         Research Title: Examining the Gendered Experiences, Political Identities, And Artisitc Intentions of
​        Women Graffiti and Street Artists

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       Anna Haber

         University of New Hampshire

         Major: Genetics
         Mentor: Dr. Subhash Minocha
         Research Title: Metabolic Engineering of Spermidine Synthase in Rice for Holistic Study of Drought
​                                        and Salt Tolerance

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       Nhen Hunter

         University of New Hampshire

         Major: Genetics
         Mentor: Dr. David Plachetzki
         Research Title: Transgenic Hydra: Editing Opsin with CRISPR

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     Kim Ip

       University of New Hampshire

       Major: History
       Mentor: Dr. Dante Scala
       Research Title: Understanding Immigrants' Trust in Public Institutions

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     Hayden Proborowski

      University of New Hampshire

      Major: Political Science and International Affairs
      Mentor: Dr. Dante Scala
      Research Title: Analyzing Right-Wing Populism in Rural New Hampshire: A Look the 2016 Presidential
​                                    Election

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    Athena Ryan

     University of New Hampshire

     Major: Marine, Estuarine, and Freshwater Biology
     Mentor: Dr. Michael Chambers
     Research Title: A Comparative Analysis on Various Feed Types on the Reproductive Success of
                                    Ornamental Clownfish

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