Montana State University

Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 Scholars

Beckman Scholars INBRE USP Scholars
 

Beckman Scholars Program

Emily Buckhouse

Kalispell, Montana

Biochemistry
Mentor: Trevor Douglas, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project: Characterization of the effect of Gd-chelator rigidity in a protein cage based MRI contrast agent

Kevin Harlen

Helena, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Trevor Douglas, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project: Exploring the properties of heme groups as electron shuttles in bacterioferritin using biomimetically synthesized platinum nanoparticles

INBRE Scholars

Joseph Azzarelli

Evergreen, Colorado

Chemistry
Mentor: Hien Nguyen, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

Cationic palladium (II) catalyzed stereoselective B-glycosylation

Patrick Bender

Moscow, Idaho

Biochemistry and Spanish
Mentor: Martin Teintze, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

T140 crosslinked to CXCR4 digested with trypsin and Asp N to determine binding site

Loribeth Evertz

Joliet, Montana

Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Sarah Codd, Mechanical Engineering
Project:

Oscillatory flow phenomena in simple fluids and comlex fluids such as blood

Rob Fell

Williston, North Dakota

Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Sarah Codd, Mechanical Engineering
Project:

Utilization of magnetic resonance microscopy for characterizing and understanding mechanisms involved in the drug delivery process of swellable-core technology formulations

Drago Guggiana

Copiapo, Chile

Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry,

and Biotechnology

Mentor: Thomas Hughes, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project:

Designing a genetically encoded hypoxia fluorescent sensor

Kyle Halliwill

Anchorage, Alaska

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Roger Bradley, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project:

Tracking the expression of chicken protocadherin-1 in chicken embryos

April Johnston

Walla Walla, Washington

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Charles Gray, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project:

The relationship between eye movement and gamma activity in the primate visual cortex

Sabindra Katila

Pokhara, Nepal

Cell Biology and Neuroscience,

Biomedical Science

Mentor: Marcella McClure, Microbiology
Project:

Retroid analysis and comparison of two avian genomes

Sabindra Katila

Pokhara, Nepal

Cell Biology and Neuroscience,

Biomedical Science

Mentor: Marcella McClure, Microbiology
Project:

Retroid analysis of amphibian, reptilian, and avian genome

Ben Krajacich

Great Falls, Montana

Biochemistry
Mentor: Edward Dratz, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

Seeking a novel screen for human disease: Characterization of albumin-bound lipids and other compounds in human blood plasma

Shannon Kruse

Belgrade, Montana

Biochemistry
Mentor: Brian Bothner, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

Thermal melt of AAV

Katie Lenahan

Media, Pennsylvania

Biochemistry
Mentor: Trevor Douglas, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

Probing the peroxidase activity of the novel Dps protein from Sulfolobus solfataricus

Jennifer Martin

Boulder, Colorado

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Benfang Lei, Veterinary and Molecular Biology
Project:

Identification of the axial ligand of IsdB heme iron, and its role in heme relay from hemoglobin to IsdC by IsdB in Staphylococcus aureus

Sara Muscarelli

Helena, Montana

Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Christa Merzdorf, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project:

The role of Zic 1 in the retinoic acid pathway

Melina Park

Bozeman, Montana

Biochemistry
Mentor: Valerie Copie, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

Protein structure functions studies by NMR

Lily Peterson

Helena, Montana

Biochemistry
Mentor: Martin Teintze, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

Detection of CXCR4 fragments using mass spectrometry

Nicholas Scarborough

Idaho Falls, Idaho

Microbiology
Mentor: Jean Starkey, Microbiology
Project:

Expression profiling of the VX2 rabbit carcinoma to identify targets for PDT treatment

Caleb Sturge

Bozeman, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Frances Lefcort, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project: Overexpression of anaplastic lymphoma kinase in chick

Alfred Swanson

Bozeman, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Christa Merzdorf, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project: Effects of Zic 1 on cell proliferation and differentiation

Sarah Walton

Butte, Montana

Biochemistry
Mentor: Martin Teintze, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

Mapping the binding site of small molecule CCR5 antagonists

Michelle Wilkison

Helena, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Katherine Gauss, Veterinary and Molecular Biology
Project: Transcription regulation of NOXA1

Trevor Zuroff

Glendive, Montana

Chemical and Biological Engineering
Mentor: Ross Carlson, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: The effect of quorum sensing knockouts, temperature and nutrient availability on Escherichia coli K-12 biofilm

USP Scholars

Jacob Adams

Livingston, Montana

Anthropology
Mentor: Michael Neeley, Sociology and Anthropology
Project:

An analysis of Natufian artifacts from the Wadi Juheira, Jordan

Jessica Ahlstrom

Crystal Lake, Illinois

Land Rehabilitation
Mentor: Brian McGlynn, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences
Project: Effects of municipal storm water runoff on water quality of Mandeville Creek

Andrew Albers

Great Falls, Montana

Computer Science and Math Education
Mentor: Brendan Mumey , Computer Science
Project: Routing and wavelength assignment of transparent optical networks

Zachary Allen

Midlothian, Virginia

Photography
Mentor: Ian van Coller, Film and Photography
Project:

Bozeman transitive

Brock Alonzo

Bozeman, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Luther Talbert, Plant Sciences
Project: Molecular analysis of major genes in wheat

Donald Alsbury

Missoula, Montana

Biochemistry
Mentor: Martin Lawrence, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project:

CRISPR - associated proteins from Sulfolobus solfataricus

Raima Amin

Bozeman, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Gary Strobel, Plant Sciences
Project: Study of bioactive endophytes from plant stem samples

Chantel Babcock

Kalispell, Montana

Microbiology and Chemistry Education
Mentor: Michael Franklin, Microbiology
Project: Isolation and sequencing of extrachomosomal DNA found in Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates

Elliott Barnhart

Broadus, Montana

Microbiology
Mentor: Matthew Fields, Microbiology
Project: Community analysis of methanogenic archaea within underground coal beds

Erik Beil

Missoula, Montana

Microbiology
Mentor: Matthew Fields, Microbiology
Project: Elucidation of function for a conserved sensory box protein in Desulfovibrio vulgaris

Christie Blaskovich

Butte, Montana

Microbiology and French
Mentor: Mark Quinn
Project: Screening Rocky Mountain plants for modulation of immune responses of macrophages

Ryan Bone

Butte, Montana

Marketing
Mentor: Caroline Graham Austin, Business
Project:

A tour of beer country: Montana's remarkable microbrew culture

Danielle Bouchard

Reno, Nevada

Biotechnology
Mentor: Mark Young, Plant Science and Plant Pathology
Project:

Improving a genetic system for STIV

Jared Bozeman

Bozeman, Montana

Cell Biology
Mentor: Brent Peyton, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: Searching for non-bacterial members of the microbial community in phosphate mine overburden

Kelsy Broadaway

Bozeman, Montana

Biological Sciences
Mentor: Adam Richman, Plant Sciences
Project: Quantifying MHC polymorphism in the Mexican fishing bat

Timothy Brox

Fresno, California

Earth Sciences
Mentor: Mark Skidmore, Earth Sciences
Project: Evaluating the impacts of Chrysebacterium sp. V3519-10 and its extra cellular proteins on the crystal structure and liquid vein network of labratory ices

Gretchen Bundy

Bigfork, Montana

Studio Arts and Graphic Design
Mentor: Nelleke Beltjens, Art
Project: Multi-sensory sculptures composed of non-traditional materials

Patrick Burr

Bozeman, Montana

Physics
Mentor: Hugo Schmidt, Physics
Project: Optimization of tapecasting and screen printing methods for application on solid oxide fuel cells

Mark DeWald

Oak Harbor, Washington

Microbiology
Mentor: Jovanka Voyich, Veterinary and Molecular Biology
Project: Creating an isogenic Sbi deletion mutant in Staphylococcus aureus

Scott Dillon

Bozeman, Montana

Film
Mentor: Bill Neff, Film and Photography
Project:

Silence song

Erin Doherty

Billings, Montana

Art History
Mentor: Patricia Simpson, Modern Languages
Project: Uncanny exegesis

Erwin Dunbar

Billings, Montana

Computer Engineering
Mentor: David Dickensheets, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Project: Deformable SU-8 membrane mirrors for rapid focus control

Patrick Dyess

Houston, Texas

Earth Sciences
Mentor: Colin Shaw, Earth Sciences
Project: AF paleomagnetic dating of pseudotachylyte veins in the Homestake Shear Zone of Central Colorado

Ethan Edwards

Bedford, New Hampshire

Chemistry
Mentor: Robert Szilagyi, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project: Inorganic synthesis of biomimetic Fe-S clusters that resemble of H-cluster of Fe-only hydrogenases

Erin Egbert

Amherst, New Hampshire

Physics
Mentor: Randall Babbitt, Physics
Project: Methamphetamine detection

Hilary Fabich

Livingston, Montana

Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Joseph Seymour, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: Rheological and MR characterization of xanthan gum/locust bean gum gels

Esteban Ferrero-Botero

Manizales, Colombia                                                                                                                                                                    

Anthropology
Mentor: Laurence Carucci, Sociology and Anthropology
Project: Tibetan Buddhism practitioners in Bozeman

Kathleen Ferry

Helena, Montana

Film and Photography
Mentor: Theo Lipfert, Film and Photography
Project:

The strange tale of Josephine Emilia Bernardt - A short animated film

Ryan Flynn

Bozeman, Montana

Film and Television
Mentor: James Joyce, Film and Photography
Project:

Take a good look

Robert Fortenberry

Bozeman, Montana

Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Robin Gerlach, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: Effects of biofilms on radial flow in a porous media system

Alaina Garcia

Bozeman, Montana

Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: David Klumpar, Physics
Project: Thermal control of a space-borne imager

Philip Gardner

Hayden, Idaho

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Matthew Fields, Microbiology
Project:

Characterization of microbial communities from thermoalkaline springs in Yellowstone National Park

Anna Gerasimova

Billings, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Christa Merzdorf, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project: The effects of aquaporin-3b expression on neural tube closure

Tim Gibbs

Jordan, Montana

Biotechnology, Animal Systems
Mentor: James Berardinelli, Animal and Range Science
Project:

Effect of bull urine on resumption of ovarian ovulatory activity in primiparous, suckled beef cows

Tara Gregorich

Big Timber, Montana

Horticulture Science
Mentor: William Hoch, Plant Sciences
Project: Disease susceptibility of Camelina sativa, a new Montana crop

Drago Guggiana

Copiapo, Chile

Biochemistry and Chemical

Engineering

Mentor: Thomas Hughes, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project: Building a genetically encoded hypoxia fluorescent sensor

Willis Haagenson

Great Falls, Montana

Biological Engineering
Mentor: David Sands, Plant Science and Plant Pathology
Project:

Biobased bike chain lubricants

Samuel Harkness

Cascade, Montana

Computer Engineering
Mentor: Brock LaMeres, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Project: Finite element analysis modeling of high speed digital materials

Nathan Haydon

Jackson, Wyoming

Physics and Philosophy
Mentor: Randall Babbitt, Physics
Project: The transition from the quantum to the classical and decoherence

Maggie Hebron

Bozeman, Montana

Film
Mentor: Bill Rea, Architecture
Project:

Berber culture and education: Mountain culture in the high Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Isaiah Helm

Jordan, Montana

Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Douglas Cairns, Mechanical Engineering
Project: Multi-purpose UAV

Kyla Hendry

Nokomis Saskatchewan, Canada

Animal and Range Sciences
Mentor: James Berardinelli, Animal and Range Sciences
Project: Salivary cortisol concentrations in two-year-old quarter horses fed grain supplement during early training

Zachary Hiedeman

Manhattan, Montana

Civil Engineering
Mentor: Michael Berry, Civil Engineering
Project: Performance of reinforced concrete made with recycled materials

Rachel Holmen

Billings, Montana

Microbiology
Mentor: Garth James, Center for Biofilm Engineering
Project: Antibiotic effectiveness against biofilms

Nicole Holyoak

Missoula, Montana

Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Jeffrey Heys, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: Improved evaluation of valvular stenosis using echocardiography

Daniel Huffman

Shepherd, Montana

Marketing
Mentor: Caroline Graham Austin , Business
Project: Gift card basics: Who buys them for whom, why, and how much they spend

Lindsey Jackson

Bozeman, Montana

Sociology
Mentor: Beth Quinn , Sociology
Project: Organizations and images of the law

Casey James

Helena, Montana

Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Stephen Sofie, Mechanical Engineering
Project: DC conductivity testing of aluminum Titanate/YSZ/Nickel SOFC anode

Jennifer Johnson

Kenmore, Washington

Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Joseph Shaw, Electrical Engineering
Project: Construction of subsystems of the second-generation arctic deployable, wide-angle, infrared cloud imager

Jordan Kronquist

Seattle, Washington

Media and Theatre Arts
Mentor: Theo Lipfert, Media and Theatre Arts
Project: Montana film tax incentive

Jaclyn Krusniak

Bozeman, Montana

Dietetics
Mentor: Alison Harmon, Health and Human Development
Project:

Healthy macrobiotics? A look into a macrobiotic lifestyle

Rachel Lange

Racine, Wisconsin

Environmental Biology
Mentor: Mark Skidmore, Earth Sciences
Project: Microbially-mediated nitrogen cycling in a permanently cold high alpine subglacial environment

Scott Larson

Bozeman, Montana

Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Robb Larson, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Project: Avalanche dummy logistics and testing enhancement

Cameron Law

Richland, Washington

Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Stephen Sofie, Mechanical Engineering
Project: Nickel anchoring in solid oxide fuel cell applications

Nicole Lerner

Bozeman, Montana

Electrical Engineering and Spanish
Mentor: Joseph Shaw, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Project: Airborne lidar measurements in Yellowstone Lake

Michael Levison

Fairbanks, Alaska

Environmental Design
Mentor: Tyler Call, Architecture
Project:

Designing for dynamic movement in a static environment

River Lovec

Livingston, Montana

Anthropology
Mentor: Michael Neeley, Sociology and Anthropology
Project:

An analysis of Natufian artifacts from the Wadi Juheira, Jordan

Kasey Lund

Miles City, Montana

Physics
Mentor: Stephen Sofie, Mechanical Engineering
Project: Investigation of coal gas as a fuel source for solid oxide fuel cells II

Jennene Lyda

Billings, Montana

Microbiology
Mentor: Sandra Halonen, Microbiology
Project: Mechanism of IGTP-mediated inhibition of Toxoplasma gondii in astrocytes

Chandra Macauley

Billings, Montana

Chemical and Biological Engineering
Mentor: Paul Gannon, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: The influence of microstructure in the oxidation behavior of Co coatings on SOFC interconnects

Chad McCammon

Bozeman, Montana

Mechanical Engineering Technology
Mentor: Robb Larson, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Project: Avalanche fluid flow characterization

Ian McEwen

Helena, Montana

Photography
Mentor: Ian van Coller, Media and Theatre Arts
Project: Portraits of immigration

Jordan McNaught

Whitefish, Montana

Civil Engineering
Mentor: Warren Jones, Civil Engineering
Project: Bio-gas latrine design

Bridgett McNulty

Great Falls, Montana

Biochemistry and Cell Biology

and Neuroscience

Mentor: Roger Bradley, Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Project: Determination of cPcdh-1 binding partners

Jeffrey Meirhofer

Belgrade, Montana

Computer Engineering
Mentor: Brock LaMeres, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Project: Modeling of frequency dependent loss in high speed digital systems

Michael Melson

Rock Springs, Wyoming

Media and Theatre Arts
Mentor: Theo Lipfert, Media and Theatre Arts
Project: Dafne

Eva Mends

Helena, Montana

Biomedical Sciences and French
Mentor: Ada Giusti, Modern Languages
Project: An evaluation of non governmental organizations in France

Angela Mitchell

Butte, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Gary Strobel, Plant Sciences
Project: The identification, characterization, and antibiotic properties of novel endophytic fungi

Laura Moon

Butte, Montana

Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Warren Jones, Civil Engineering
Project: Bio-gas latrine design

Marci Mudd

Bridger, Montana

Film and Photography
Mentor: Tom Watson, Film and Photography
Project:

Express #251 -- A study in stop-motion animation

Philip Newman

Ludlow, Vermont

Media and Theatre Arts
Mentor: Theo Lipfert, Media and Theatre Arts
Project: High altitude living: Mountain culture in Bozeman, Montana

Wendy Nickisch

Forsyth, Montana

Organismal Biology
Mentor: Florence Dunkel, Plant Science and Plant Pathology
Project:

Sustainability in Sanambele

Lynn Nielsen

Billings, Montana

Nursing
Mentor: Karen Zulkowski, Nursing
Project:

Turning patients in the ICU

Jayson Nissen

Havre, Montana

Physics
Mentor: Berk Knighton, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project: Passive high altitude particle capture experiement

Robert Nissen

Monument, Colorado

Film and Photography
Mentor: Theo Lipfert, Film and Photography
Project:

The history and evolution of aerial cinematography

Bryan Ostdiek

Jackson, Wyoming

Physics
Mentor: David Klumpar, Physics
Project: Optimization of data imaging for the Gegenschein Imager

Megan Podolinsky

Helena, Montana

Spanish
Mentor: Alice Pilgeram and David Sands, Plant Science and Plant Pathology
Project:

Using the Blue Stain Fungus For Human Nutrition

Paul Popovitch

Bozeman, Montana

Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Abigail Richards, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: Potentially new siderophores from a Soda Lake isolate

Pauline Powers

Bozeman, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Florence Dunkel, Plant Sciences
Project: Introductory study of women's roles in holistic management of malaria in an isolated, traditional subsistence farming village in Mali

Pauline Powers

Bozeman, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Florence Dunkel, Plant Sciences
Project:

A review of ethical and cultural standards for holistic, mutually beneficial field-research in Sanambele, Mali

Shraddha Rane

Bozeman, Montana

Physics
Mentor: Hugo Schmidt, Physics
Project:

Solid oxide fuel testing

Greg Reed

Tucson, Arizona

Biological Sciences
Mentor: Michael Frisina, Animal and Range Science
Project: Effects of rotational cattle grazing on small mammal communities at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Benjamin Robinson

Sandpoint, Idaho

Film
Mentor: Simon Dixon, Film and Photography
Project:

The painting

Sean Ryan

Maple Valley, Washington

Electrical Engineering
Mentor: Joseph Shaw, Electrical Engineering
Project:

Feasibility study of infrared imaging for wolf population surveys

Alanna Schlosser

Conrad, Montana

Plant Biotechnology
Mentor: Luther Talbert, Plant Science and Plant Pathology
Project:

Molecular analysis of wheat quality

Nicole Schonenbach

Ashland, Montana

Chemical and Biological Engineering
Mentor: Brent Peyton, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: Lipid derived biofuels: Determination of factors that control triglyceride accumulation in microalgae

Jakob Schultz

Glasgow, Montana

Mathematics and Photography
Mentor: Warren Esty, Mathematics
Project:

Games for social interaction and education

Jonah Serfass

Rumney, New Hampshire

Film
Mentor: Cindy Stillwell, Film and Photography
Project:

Exploring "Magic Hour"

Matthew Smith

Bozeman, Montana

Business Management
Mentor: Cliff Montagne, Land Resources and Environmental Science
Project:

Montana COOP structure and economic development in rural Kenya

William Smith

Noxon, Montana

Microbiology
Mentor: Barry Pyle, Microbiology
Project:

Genetic analysis of space flight effects on Streptomyces lividans

Anna Snapp

Billings, Montana

Biotechnology
Mentor: Mike Giroux, Plant Sciences
Project: Improving milling and end product quality of Montana wheat

Jasmine Snyder

Bozeman, Montana

Art
Mentor: Heather Bentz, Arts and Architecture
Project:

Graphic novel

Kenneth Solberg

Malta, Montana

Film and Photography
Mentor: Tom Watson, Film and Photography
Project:

"Ringside" -- Creating a historically accurate film

Benjamin Staal

Manhattan, Montana

Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Joseph Shaw, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Project: Design, manufacture and testing on a sun occulter

Ari Staven

Livingston, Montana

Chemical and Biological Engineering
Mentor: Brent Peyton, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: Zinc toxicity to single and mixed species biofilms: An analysis with contemporary molecular techniques

Dustin Stoltz

Florence, Montana

Sociology
Mentor: Steven Swinford, Sociology and Anthropology
Project: Sex, alcohol and masculinity

Michael Tarrant

Butte, Montana

Music Technology
Mentor: Lori Lawson, Honors
Project:

Soundscapes of the Dominican Republic

Sadie Tynes

Simms, Montana

English Literature, History and

Religious Studies

Mentor: Lynda Sexson, History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies
Project: Post-production coordinator for My Book and Heart Shall Never Part

Kalli Vennes

Fromberg, Montana

Psychology and Family Sciences
Mentor: Michelle Meade, Psychology
Project: Collaboration effects in baseball experts

Garret Vo

San Francisco, California

Mathematics and Physics
Mentor: Lisa Davis, Mathematical Sciences
Project: Sensitivity computations for a mathematical model of obesity-related inflammation

Ian Vrable

Boise, Idaho

Physics
Mentor: Galina Malovichko, Physics
Project: Optical study of erbium doped lithium niobate

Jeffrey Webber

Bozeman, Montana

Geology
Mentor: David Mogk, Earth Sciences
Project: Structural and petrographic analysis of the Absaroka Front

Kimberly Wendell

Jacksonville, Florida

Geology, Paleontology, and

Spanish

Mentor: Todd Feeley, Earth Sciences
Project: Stanislaus Table Mountain: A terrestrial analog for sinuous ridges on Mars

Lucy Westphal

Leverett, Massachusetts

Media and Theatre Arts
Mentor: James Joyce, Media and Theatre Arts
Project: Eddie: A study in the reality of the child's world

Amanda White

Kalispell, Montana

Nursing
Mentor: Laura Larsson, Nursing
Project: Correctional nursing in the intermountain west

Rhiannon Wilson

Bozeman, Montana

Horticulture Science
Mentor: William Hoch, Plant Sciences
Project: Identification and characterization of sterile, non-invasive clones of Japanese Spirea (Spieaea japonica)

David Woodruff

Bumpass, Virginia

Geology and Paleontology
Mentor: David Varricchio, Earth Sciences
Project: Presenting to the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

Jeremy Woods

Eureka, Montana

Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Garth James, Center for Biofilm Engineering
Project: Isolation of a strict anaerobic bacteria from chronic pressure ulcers

Catherine Worth

Livingston, Montana

Nursing
Mentor: Clarann Weinert, Nursing
Project: Use of creative arts as complementary therapy for rural women with chronic illness