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LIST OF PRESENTATIONS
(as of 3/15/14)

Sam Afriyie, Denis Muganza
Transparency in African Leadership
Faculty Sponsor: Betty Wambui (Africana & Latino Studies / Women's & Gender Studies)

Angelica Aldana
The Effects of Immigration on Wages from 2000 to 2010
Faculty Sponsor: Philip Sirianni (Economics, Finance & Accounting)

Angelica Aldana, Michael Coleman, Christopher Rollo, Ariel Rosero
A Home-made Fund of Funds
Faculty Sponsor: Qun Wu (Economics, Finance & Accounting)

Kaitlyn Alongi, Tegan Mansouri, Erika Vorstadt, Melissa Caiola
Acceptability of Chia Seeds as a Fat Replacer in Blondie Brownies
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Debora Assis
American Mathematics Textbooks
Faculty Sponsor: Toke Knudsen (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Maureen Auricchio, Nicole Leote, Tori Keegan, Julia Villani
Substituting Butter in Sugar Cookies with Cannellini Beans
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Carter L. Bailey
Canadarago Lake Watershed Protection Plan: Working Together for a Common Goal
Faculty Sponsor: Willard Harman (Biological Field Station)

Carter L. Bailey, Tyler Bianchine, Austin Borden, Matthew Dami, Erica Darpino, Deanna Caracciolo, Alayna Fuess, Benjamin German, Kaylee Herzog DerekJohnson, Daniel Kopek, Alexander Lawrence, Jason Luce, Myles Moore, Lisa Newton, Shannon O'Neill, Shane Pickering, Rebecca Russell, Joe Spaulding, Steve Stowell, Caitlin Stoosnyder, Clara Tanner, Christopher Teter, Jennifer Vanassche, Annie Yoo, Owen Zaengle
2013 Student Facilitated Research at the Biological Field Station
Faculty Sponsors: Willard Harman (Biological Field Station), Florian Reyda, Leslie Hasbargen, Sean Robinson, David Wong, Kiyoko Yokota (Biology)

Anthony Baum
Assessing the Links Between Synoptic Scale North America Weather and the Formation of North Atlantic Windstorms
Faculty Sponsor: Melissa Godek (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Megan Behzadi
Acceptability of Pumpkin Puree as a Fat Replacement in Brownies
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Anthony Beyers
Paleoenvironmental Influences During the Plio-Pleistocene and the Rise of the Genus Homo
Faculty Sponsor: John Relethford

Shannen Bolde
Cloning of C-Terminal Domain of CGI-112 Protein Involved in the ER-Associated Degradation Pathway
Faculty Sponsor: Kelly Gallagher (Chemistry & Biochemistry), Nancy Bachman (Biology)

Austin Borden
A Survey of the Genus Spinitectus (Nematoda) of Otsego Lake, New York
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)

Erika Bornhoft, Maria Keable, Jaclyn Penney, Charles Remillard, Kyle Wright, Lauren Zeoli
Location, Location? The Decision Making Effects of High-Need New York City Teaching Placements on the Career Pathways of Noyce Scholar in Science Teachers
Faculty Sponsors: Paul Bischoff (Adolescence Education), Paul French (Physics & Astronomy), John Schaumloffel (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Raymond Boss
Benoit B. Mandelbrot and Fractal Geometry
Faculty Sponsor: Toke Knudsen (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Raymond Boss
The Effects of Diagram Use in Probability Instruction and Problem Solving
Faculty Sponsors: Brian Beitzel, Nathan Gonyea (Educational Psychology, Counseling & Special Education)

Sheanna Burgess, Theresa Henshaw, Paige Carpenter
Eating on Campus: Vegan, Vegetarian and Omnivore Stereotyping
Faculty Sponsor: Charlene Christie (Psychology)

Angelina Burley, Christopher Mark, Serena Sackett
Evaluation and Comparison of Two Methods of Teaching Observational Coding to Undergraduates
Faculty Sponsors: Mike Worrall, James Zians (Psychology)

Anita Burns, Caroline Curtis, Kayleigh Melite, Jamie Pitter
Student Driven Production: Staging Identity Plays
Faculty Sponsor: Andrew Kahl (Theatre)

Deanna Caracciolo
Survey of European Marsh Thistle
(Cirsium palustre Scopoli) Invasion Front in Central New York
Faculty Sponsor: Donna Vogler (Biology)

Deanna Caracciolo
Otsego Lake Population Assessment of Fresh-Water Mussels (Unionidae) Since Introduction of
Zebra Mussels
(Dreissena polymorpha Pallas)
Faculty Sponsor: Paul Lord (Biology)

Deanna Caracciolo
Wilsbach Compost Analysis
Faculty Sponsors: Tyra Olstad (Geography), Thomas Horvath (Biology)

Katherine Carpenter
Observing Exoplanets
Faculty Sponsor: Jason Smolinski (Physics & Astronomy)

Naomi Carter
Cinematic Influences on Culture and Traditions in Western and Northern Africa
Faculty Sponsor: Betty Wambui (Africana & Latino Studies / Women’s & Gender Studies)

Kaitlyn Castle
A Coordinate Geometry Approach to Concurrency and the Nine Point Circle
Faculty Sponsor: Laura Munteanu (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Michelle Castore
Fill the "Dentin" Your Tooth Knowledge
Faculty Sponsor: Tracy Betsinger (Anthropology)

Shing Chung Z. Chiu
Raspberry Pi Quadrotor
Faculty Sponsor: Sen Zhang (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Leland Cohen, Spaulding Joseph
Geologic Maps in a Google Fusion Table Environment: A Case Study in New York
Faculty Sponsor: Leslie Hasbargen (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Benjamin Coyle
Biofouling of Invasive Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) in Otsego Lake, New York
Faculty Sponsors: David Wong, Paul Lord (Biology)

Alyshia Crawford
A 50-year Assessment of Vegetation Change on Mt. Marcy
Faculty Sponsor: Sean Robinson (Biology)

Matthew Dami
Animal-Facilitated Dispersal of Bryophyte Spores in Northeastern U.S. Forests
Faculty Sponsor: Sean Robinson (Biology)

Erica Darpino, Rebecca Russell
Gastropods and Fish as Hosts of Digenetic Trematodes in Otsego Lake and Nearby Waters
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)

Emily Davidson
Biochar Impacts on Vegetables Grown in Central New York Soils
Faculty Sponsor: Jennifer Withington (Biology)

Brittany Decker, Dominick DeNofio, Rebecca Zopf
Concealing Identities: Social Anxiety and Stereotype Endorsement Among the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual College Population
Faculty Sponsor: Charlene Christie (Psychology)

Illari Delgado
Tapeworm Species of the Genus Bothriocephalus of Otsego Lake, New York
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)

Cristina De Marco
Biodiversity and Tourism
Faculty Sponsor: Philip Sirianni (Economics, Finance & Accounting)

Dominick DeNofio
Race and Ethnicity: The Demographics of Being Penalized in Welfare-to-Work Programs
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Seale (Sociology)

Richard DePasquale, David Loveless, Anthony Baum
Air Mass Frequency during Precipitation Events in the United States Northern Plains
Faculty Sponsor: Melissa Godek (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Steven Doolittle, Kyle Madden, Michelle Spencer, Lexi Swartwood
The Relationship Between Response Speed, Memory Performance, and Awareness in an Implicit Learning Task
Faculty Sponsor: Geoffrey O'Shea (Psychology)

Mariel Doyle
Pigouvian Taxes with Interacting Pollutants
Faculty Sponsor: Philip Sirianni (Economics, Finance & Accounting)

Danielle Dragotta, Kevin Flessa
Synthesis of Thiosemicarbazones Using Green Chemistry
Faculty Sponsor: Jacqueline Bennett (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Alyssa Dubbs
The Impact of Meteorological Storms and Events on Human Injury and Mortality in Florida, USA
Faculty Sponsor: Melissa Godek (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Michelle Eckler, Marisa Hitchcock
The Effects of Using Avocado Puree as a Fat Replacement on the Sensory Qualities of Oatmeal Cookies
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Michael Elliott, Zach Rose
Establishing Reliability and Validity on New State Pivot Measures: Anger, Sadness, Anxiety, Dependency, "Need for Power," Dominance/Submissiveness, Excitement, Openness and Blaming
Faculty Sponsor: James Zians (Psychology)

Matthew Esposito
Toxicology of Dreissena polymorpha Using Salt Compounds
Faculty Sponsor: David Wong (Biology)

Troy Fishman
Nitrogen Fixing Plants and Green Roof Technology
Faculty Sponsor: Jennifer Withington (Biology)

Benjamin German
Lake Moraine: Developing a Comprehensive Management Plan
Faculty Sponsor: Willard Harman (Biological Field Station)

Chelsea Ghent
Do ESG Characteristics Affect a Firm's Performance?
Faculty Sponsor: Dona Siregar (Economics, Finance & Accounting)

Lynn Golan
It's in Our Hands: An Art Initiative for the Community
Faculty Sponsor: Rhea Nowak (Art)

Mollie Goodwin
Genetic Diversity of Carpenter Bees (Xylocopa virginica(L.)) in New York State
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey Heilveil (Biology)

Ben Greene
Preventative Effects of Probiotic Bacteria on Intestinal Inflammation in a Mouse Model of Clostridium difficile Infection
Faculty Sponsor: Jill Fielhaber (Biology)

Kaitlin Grodotzke
Emmy Noether
Faculty Sponsor: Toke Knudsen (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Michael Guerriere, Southcott Stacia
Substituting Gluten in Waffles
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Christal Haasis
Assessing Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) Survival Rates Under Winter Environmental Conditions at Otsego Lake, New York
Faculty Sponsor: David Wong (Biology)

Meaghan Haugaard
The Ontology of Copyright Law
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Koch (Philosophy)

Morgan Herbst
Cultural Perceptions of Disability
Faculty Sponsor: Dawn Hamlin, Frank Thornton (Educational Psychology, Counseling & Special Education)

Kaylee Herzog, Rebecca Russell
A New Species of Tapeworm from Stingrays of the Indo-Pacific that Demonstrates Relaxed Host Specificity
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)

Robert Hillman
Graphical Analyses of Energy Loss in Totally Inelastic Collisions
Faculty Sponsor: Paul French (Physics & Astronomy)

Robert Hillman
Hidden in Plain Sight: Using Digital Steganography to Obscure Data without Encryption
Faculty Sponsor: James Ryder (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Rebecca Howe, Shannon Stahl, Sophie Kolankowski, Thomas Haskins, Christopher Puoplo, Joseph Spaulding
Reinterpretation of the "Anomalous" C1 Portion of the Edgecliff Member of the Onondaga Formation at Cherry Valley, NY - an Eastern Outlier of the Bois Blanc Formation
Faculty Sponsor: James Ebert (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Elisabeth Jeffrey
New Approaches to N-Heterocyclic Carbene Synthesis
Faculty Sponsor: Maurice Odago (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Amber Johnson
Educational Advertisement: Spreading of Knowledge Through Visual Means
Faculty Sponsor: Kevin Gray (Art)

Derek Johnson
Panther Lake's Unique Cyanobacterium, Gloeotrichia echinulata
Faculty Sponsor: Willard Harman (Biological Field Station)

Nicholas Juliano
Constructing and Utilizing a Flat-Field Calibration Device for Astronomical Image Correction
Faculty Sponsor: Jason Smolinski (Physics & Astronomy)

Scott Keefer
Atypical Cavern Development in the Manlius Limestone, Schoharie County, NY
Faculty Sponsor: Keith Brunstad (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Amanda Kent
History of Mathematical Games and Puzzles
Faculty Sponsor: Toke Knudsen (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Emily Knapp
The Political Economy of Walmart in Central New York
Faculty Sponsors: Brian Lowe (Sociology), Brian Dolber (Communication Arts)

Kajee Kodrich-Quick
Birefringence and Magnetic Thin Film Studies
Faculty Sponsors: Sunil Labroo, James Michels (Physics & Astronomy)

Sophie Kolankowski
Martian and Terrestrial Gullies: How Similar are They?
Faculty Sponsors: Leslie Hasbargen, Sen Pragnydipta (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Daniel Kopec
The State of Cazenovia Lake: Working Towards A Comprehensive Management Plan
Faculty Sponsor: Willard Harman (Biological Field Station)

Courtney Kurtz
Lit - Does it Fit? Portrayals of People with Disabilities in Literature
Faculty Sponsor: Dawn Hamlin (Educational Psychology, Counseling & Special Education)

Alexander Lawrence
Measuring Bryophyte Colonization Patterns
Faculty Sponsors: Sean Robinson (Biology), Trevor Fuller (Geography)

Nanhee Lee
The Internalization of Global Governance: A Focus on Internet Governance
Faculty Sponsor: Brett Heindl (Political Science)

Marlaena LeMaitre
The Impact of Asymmetric Information on IPO Underpricing
Faculty Sponsor: Dona Siregar (Economics, Finance & Accounting)

David Loveless
Developing a Climatology of Snowfall Events in Oneonta, New York
Faculty Sponsors: Melissa Godek, Jerome Blechman (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Jason Luce
The State of Hatch Lake and Bradley Brook Reservoir Creating a Comprehensive Management Plan
Faculty Sponsor: Willard Harman (Biological Field Station)

Alyssa Lupinski, Brittany Alfarano
The "Battered Spouse Syndrome": Mock Juror Decisions in Cases of Same- and Opposite-Sex Violent Resistance
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Brown (Psychology)

Ashley Ly
Fluorescence of Solid-Phase Imines
Faculty Sponsor: Jacqueline Bennett (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Katherine Mahlum
Student Disability Service Policies Through the Eyes of Faculty and Staff at SUNY Oneonta: A Diversity Critique
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Seale (Sociology)

Michael Marinello, Zachary Williamson
Development and Optimization of Largemouth Bass IgM Purification Using a Mouse Mannose-binding IgM Affinity Column
Faculty Sponsor: Vicky Lentz (Biology)

Anthony Marmet
Tagged HSF1 Isoforms as Tools for Tracking Heat Shock Components in Mouse Cells
Faculty Sponsors: Nancy Bachman, Jill Fielhaber (Biology)

Heather Matthews
Flight: A Longitudinal Case Study to Prove Effectiveness of Novel Instruction for Student Participators During and After Methods
Faculty Sponsor: Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs (Adolescent Education)

Elli Mazeres
Epiphytic Bryophyte Diversity: A Comparison Between Angiosperm and Gymnosperm Host Species
Faculty Sponsor: Sean Robinson (Biology)

Melissa Minerva
Origami in Math
Faculty Sponsor: Toke Knudsen (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Armond Minor, Patsy Heisler
Mechanism of Curcumin Inhibition of Glucose Uptake
Faculty Sponsor: Allan Green (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Natalia Montoya
Recovering Spanish as a Heritage Language in the College Classroom
Faculty Sponsor: Maria Cristina Montoya (Foreign Languages & Literatures)

Myles Moore
Groundwater Flow and Geochemistry at Greenwoods Preserve, Central New York
Faculty Sponsor: Leslie Hasbargen (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)

Myles Moore, Colleen Parker, David Snyder
Geochemical Assessment of Stream Sediments along Susquehanna Estuary System
Faculty Sponsors: Devin Castendyk, Oluyinka Oyewumi (Earth & Atmostpheric Sciences)

Annie Murphy
A Survey of the Digenetic Trematodes of Amphibians at Thayer Farm, Biological Field Station
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)

Seamus Murray
Graphene Growth Studies on Copper (111) and Silicon Carbide Substrates
Faculty Sponsor: Heike Geisler (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Adam Myer
Identification of Bacteria in Otsego Lake Using DNA sequencing Technology
Faculty Sponsors: Fred Zalatan, Tami LaPilusa, David Wong (Biology)

Samantha Myruski, Jounia Sara Saint-Juste
Role of Mouse Heat Shock Transcription Factor Isoforms in Metal Ion Stress Pathways
Faculty Sponsor: Nancy Bachman (Biology)

Alexandra Nicolette, Brandon Benedict, Izabela Szlejter
Okra Gum Fat Replacement in Chocolate Ice Cream
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Amanda Orsino, Melissa Minerva
Collections of American Mathematics Textbooks
Faculty Sponsors: Toke Knudsen (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics), Heather Beach (Milne Library)

Victoria Panyu, Jaewon Bang
The Second Generation of E-commerce: Online-Only Apparel Retailers' E-tailing Strategies
Faculty Sponsor: Hyejune Park (Human Ecology)

Shane Pickering
Effects of Environmental Variables on the Maturation and Spawning of Zebra Mussel (Dressena polymorpha) in Otsego Lake N.Y.
Faculty Sponsors: David Wong, Paul Lord (Biology)

Christine Picucci
Phylogeography and the Development of Microsatellite Primers for Acroneuria carolinensis (Banks) (Plecoptera: Perlidae)
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey Heilveil (Biology)

Ashley Pospisil, Andrew Grenci
Seasonal Variation of Bacteria in Otsego Lake
Faculty Sponsors: Fred Zalatan, Tami LaPilusa (Biology)

Brooke Ramage, Hannah Wightman, Brittani Woods
Child Protective Services, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse in Low-Income Families
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Seale (Sociology)

Max Reinhold
Cryptographic Libraries
Faculty Sponsor: James Ryder (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Hanna Riccio, Jacquelyn Karkos, Elizabeth Krein, Ashly Hemstreet
Using Pear Puree as a Fat Mimetic in Cookies
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Roxanne Rippa
Marriage Ritual in Pupi Avati's Motion Picture "The Best Man"
Faculty Sponsor: Gayane Torosyan (Communication Arts)

Marvin Rodriguez, Anthony Nichols
Assembling and Using a Parallel Computing Cluster System
Faculty Sponsor: Sen Zhang (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Alejandro Rojas, Audrey Feirstein, William Helicher
Student Perception of Traveling and Studying Abroad
Faculty Sponsor: Ho Hon Leung (Sociology)

Ariel Rosero
Spending Rules and Endowment Value
Faculty Sponsor: Dona Siregar (Economics, Finance & Accounting)

Michelle Rotunno
How is Social Media Affecting Us?
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Seale (Sociology)

Jessica Rudolph, Alexa Zajac, Caitlin Coogan
Acceptability of Great Northern White Beans as a Fat Substitute in Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Cory Rusin, Zachary Horowitz
Cognitive Components of Health Anxiety
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Brown (Psychology)

Julia Russell
Movie Mash Up: The Portrayal of Disabilities in Movies
Faculty Sponsor: Dawn Hamlin (Educational Psychology, Counseling & Special Education)

Joanna Salvino
The Indirect Effects of Urbanization on New York Populations of Nigronia serricornis (Say) (Megaloptera: Corydalidae)
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey Heilveil (Biology)

Rachel Schappert, Kaitlyn Alongi, Tegan Mansouri
The Overall Acceptability of Greek Yogurt as a Fat Replacer in Cheesecake
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Carol Scheuerer
Plato and his Academy
Faculty Sponsor: Toke Knudsen (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Kevin Schermerhorn
Estimating Prevalence of Borrelia in the Ticks of Otsego County
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey Heilveil (Biology)

Kevin Schermerhorn, Christine Picucci
Collection and Rearing of Forensically Important Phormia regina
Faculty Sponsors: Jeffrey Heilveil, Jennifer Withington (Biology)

Sara Schleissmann
Compositions of Linear Transformations and Their Fixed Points
Faculty Sponsor: Laura Munteanu (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Kate Schultz
Fatty Acid Uptake in Bacteria
Faculty Sponsor: Fred Zalatan (Biology)

Lauren Shore, Emily Moore, Audrey Slezak
Effects of Curcumin on Glucose Uptake and Lactate Release of Rat Adipocytes at Different Glucose Concentrations
Faculty Sponsor: Allan Green (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Bonnie Siry
Tweeting on Women's Health
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Seale (Sociology)

Jennifer Sosiewicz, John Zdimal, James White
Sustainability, Surveys, and Statistics: Recycling at SUNY Oneonta
Faculty Sponsor: Jen-Ting Wang (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)

Caitlin Stroosnyder
Goodyear Lake, Otsego County, NY, Management Plan
Faculty Sponsors: Willard Harman (Biological Field Station), David Wong, Kiyoko Yokota (Biology)

Tiffany Squire
Hookups, Shame and Gender
Faculty Sponsor: Charlene Christie (Psychology)

Nicholas Tantillo
Power Struggle Between Matriarchy and Patriarchy in the Portrayal of Vodou in Western Television
Faculty Sponsor: Betty Wambui (Africana & Latino Studies / Women’s & Gender Studies)

Christina Vavro, Kenneth Graniero
Development of Low Fat Chocolate Chip Muffins
Faculty Sponsor: Shih-Ming Hu (Human Ecology)

Lauren Warren, Alexandra Muraca
Blame the Red Cup: Lessons From Negative Experiences With Alcohol at SUNY Oneonta
Faculty Sponsor: Rebecca Harrington (Student Health Services)

Jessica Williams
Subcellular Localization of Heat Shock Factor 1 Alpha and Beta Isoforms
Faculty Sponsor: Nancy Bachman, KelLee Hassman (Staff Sponsor)

Daniel Worden, Naraiman Malik, Trevor Rehm
College Fund Portfolio Analysis
Faculty Sponsor: Qun Wu (Economics, Finance & Accounting)

Annie Yoo
Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) Monitoring Using Navigation Buoys
Faculty Sponsors: David Wong, Paul Lord (Biology)

Questions? Contact the Grants Development Office at 607.436.2632