Sigma Xi

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015

The 18th Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium

Friday, March 27, 2015

Sponsored by:

The Symposium is also the occasion for the IPFW Chapter of the Sigma Xi honor society to give its annual student research awards.

"Functional characterization of the Nucleobase Cation Symporter (NCS1) of Nicotiana Sylvestris"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"High quality, low cost, laser power meter"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Comparing life history traits of potential thrips vectors of Soybean Vein Necrosis Virus and the effect of virus infection on thrips vectors"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"Oral miscues in struggling readers"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Engineering a host defense regulatory gene, PHYTOALEXIN DEFICIENT4 (PAD4) for enhancing resistance to soybean aphid"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"The microstructure of pyrite blackening in fossil shells"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"Distribution and movement of creek chubs (Semotilus atromaculatus) in agricultural headwater ditches of the Cedar Creek watershed"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Development of a variable frequency, constant power, high voltage power supply for driving dielectric barrier discharges"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Reproduction fitness increases beyond sexual maturity in leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea)"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"Amphibian occupancy, habitat use, and reproductive success in a system of restored wetlands"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"A hands-on approach: Making geology labs accessible to the visual impaired"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Sedimentology of the 'Utica' below Cincinnati"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"Analysis of competence in two potential insect vectors of Soybean Vein Necrosis Virus"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Bottoms up: A sedimentological analysis of the manus-only Coffee Hollow sauropod tracks"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Heterologous complementation in yeast reveals the substrate specificity of the three-member azaguanine-like family of transporters of Zea mays, ZmAZG1, ZmAZG2, and ZmAZG3"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"Expression of a mycobacterial protein potentially involved in resuscitation from dormancy and fatty acid transport"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Preschoolers' mind-related comments: Stepping stones to early theory of mind"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"High rate testing of NiTinol actuator wire"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"Pb and I(Q): The consequences of lead exposure on the IQ levels of children"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Genetic and biochemical characterization of the putative xanthine and uric acid transporters from the bacterial causative agent Paenibacillus larvae of the American Foulbrood disease (AFB) in honey bee"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"A novel behavior-based user authentication scheme"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Can carbon isotopes constrain high-resolution stratigraphy of Ordovician shallow water facies in the Cincinnati, Ohio region?"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"FTF, phone or IM? That depends, are you socially anxious?"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"Forget Facebook!  'In my head, I see...' the relationship-threatening alternatives"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Big RFID data warehousing and OLAP in cloud computing environment"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

"Video game experience: Perception of self-motion and motion sickness in the virtual world"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

"Lysenkoism: a triumph of Soviet science"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

IPFW Faculty judges

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

Closing remarks

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

Awards

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

Sigma Xi IPFW Chapter officer, J. Marshall

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: MS)

Congratulations to Lindsey Rife, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Sigma Xi undergraduate research award.

"Hearing screening pass/fail rates for Head Start children in northeast Indiana"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

Congratulations to Gracee Fyfe and Samantha Anderson, Department of Psychology, Sigma Xi team research award

"Preschoolers' mind-related comments: stepping stones to early theory of mind"

IPFW Student Research Symposium 2015 (photo: JW)

Photos by Michele Shawver and Jim Whitcraft

See also the IPFW COAS news page, and the IPFW COAS Facebook page for another photo album from this event.

Photos from the 2014 Symposium