Our most recently funded grant proposals:
November 2012Augsburger, Rachel. "The Importance of DNA Evidence Packaging" College of Science - Microbiology and Criminal Justice.
Badley, Ashley and Jennifer Jorgenson. "Antibiotic Resistance of Enterococci from Hypersaline and Fresh Water" College of Science - Microbiology.
Bell, Richard. "Aeolian Sedimentation and Climatic Implications of the Bruneau Dunes, Idaho" College of Social & Behavioral Sciences - Geography.
Nagao, Scott. "Interaction of Chytrid Fungus and Normal Skin Biota in Amphibians" College of Science - Microbiology.
Machon, Hilary and Seth Peterson. "Bacteria Associated with Brine Shrimp Cysts" College of Science - Microbiology and Zoology.
Bass, Jason. "Determination of Microbial Populations in a Synthetic Turf System" College of Science - Microbiology.
Berghout, Tabitha. "Using GIS to Document Sand Dune Movement and Change in the San Fagael Desert, Southeastern Utah" College of Science - Geosciences.
Castleberry Jr., Paul, Krystal Garner, and Kiersten Voorhees. "Weber State Studio's 14 Weeks of Summer" College of Arts and Humanities - Communication.
Childs, Benjamin. "The History of Alberta Hunt Nicholson" College of Social & Behavioral Science - History.
Crookston, Ian. "The History of the Uyghurs, 1950s to 1991" College of Social & Behavioral Science - History.
Crowther, Jared. "Possible Correlation between Hormone Levels and Postpartum Depression" College of Social & Behavioral Science - Psychology.
Greenhalgh, Paul. "Connections to Home: WWII Servicemen" College of Social & Behavioral Science - History.
Haws, Sterling and Matt Fullmer. "Antidepressants and Immune Response: an Experiement on Chronically Stressed Mice" Bachelor of Integrated Studies: Microbiology, Chemistry, Neuroscience.
Howell, Aubrea. "The Examination of Physiological Biomarkers Related to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) in Women's Collegiate Soccer" College of Education - HPHP.
Hunt, Sean. "Characterization of Salt Tolerance of Halophilic Bacteria Isolated from the Great Salt Lake" College of Science - Microbiology.
Hunter, Kyle. "History of the Telephone in Ogden Utah from 1880-1911" College of Social & Behavioral Science - History.
Jeffrey, Richard Landon. "Chimeral Induction of Astrophytum Myriostigma: Protoplast Versus Suspension Culture" College of Science - Botany.
Johnson, Lauren. "Isolation and Characterization of Novel Bacteriophage that Infect Halomonas" College of Science - Microbiology.
Loken, James. "Changing Strategiew for Combating the Meth Epidemic, 1988-2010" College of Social and Behavioral Science - History.
McKinney, Eric. "Isomorphic Graphs in Graph Theory" College of Science - Mathematics.Nelson, Taylor. "Presence of Sesquiterpene Lactones in Local Plant Species" College of Science - Botany.
Nybo, Justin. "Gas Chromatography Analysis of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters from Chlorella Vulgaris Algae" College of Science - Chemistry.
Rafael, Rololfo. "Ririe-Woodbury, Move-It Intensive" College of Arts & Humanities - Performing Arts.
Shaw, Tyler Jay. "Pollinators of the Endagered Dwarf Bear-Poppy (Arctomecon Humilis)" College of Science - Zoology.
Siepert, Haiden. "The Impact of College Football on the Health of the Brain: A Longitudinal Across Two Seasons" College of Education - HPHP - Athletic Training.
Walker, Ronnamay. "Improving the Success and Diversity of Native Re-Plantings for River Restorations" College of Science - Botany.
Williamson, Kristie. "Establishing Two Point Discrimiation for Cranial Nerve 5" College of Education - HPHP - Athletic Training.
Clark, ShayLynne. "Group Performance: Decreasing Stress and Understanding Human Performance Connectivity" College of Social & Behavioral Science - Psychology.
Hepworth, Steven. "The History of the christian Reformed Church of Ogden, 1957-2002" College of Social & Behavioral Science - History.
Julander, Joseph Pete. "How is the Infant Mortality Rate in Ghana Affected by the Availability of Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment and Education?" College of Health Professions - Respiratory Therapy.
Lemmon, Julianne. "Sedimentology and Petrology of the Moroni Formation, Sanpete Valley, Utah" College of Science - Geosciences.
Lewis, Collin. "The Effect of Burn Rate and Powder on Velocity and Accuracy" COAST - MET.
Limb, Matthew. "History of the "Americal Chromatic Revolution," 1920s-1930s" College of Social & Behavioral Science - History.
Russet, Andrew. "Effects of Mental Activity on BDNF in Healthy Adult Males" College of Social & Behavioral Science - Psychology.
Shaney, Kyle. "Investigating a Potential Hybrid Zone in Fence Lizards" College of Science - Zoology.
Zenger, Anthony, Kenton Cummins, Annie Banz, and Ben Saxey. "Effct of Docosaheaxaenoic Acid (DHA) on Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Obese Exercising Women" College of Education - HPHP.
Past Undergraduate Research grant proposals that were successfully funded beginning with October 2010:
Delzer, Trista and Carrie Johnson. "Incidence of Staphylococcus aureus colonization among college students" College of Science-Microbiology
Fochs, Amanda-Jean. "The Embodied Representation of Spatial Language" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-Psychology
Gardner, Brandon. "Error in Major Selection: Constraints on Correction" College of Business and Economics-Economics
Garner, Alisa. "An Analysis of the Effect of Caffeine on State-Dependent Memory" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-Psychology
Johnson, Dru. "Rail-Volution 2010 - Portland, Oregon" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-Geography
Robinson, Kimberly. "Is the 'herd' driving your recycling behavior?" College of Business and Economics-Economics
Taylor, Jared. "The Cultural Impact of the American Sniper Program" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-History
Troung, Amanda. "Identification of Wolbachia associated with Great Salt Lake Brine Flies" College of Science-Zoology
Chris, Andrew and Michelle Burton. "Religiosity as a Mediating Variable in Blended Family Conflict" College of Education-Child and Family Studies
Farr, Andrew. "An Investigation of a Unique Plaque Morphology Produced by a Halophage" College of Science-Microbiology
Frank, Gary. "Italian Prisoner of War Experience in Ogden, UT" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-History
Garner, David, Mitchell Cooney and J. Scott Fonnesbeck. "The Effect of Probiotics in Yogurt on oral Streptococcus mutans" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Gentry, Amanda. "Sedimentology of 'Local Volcanic and Sedimentary Strata', Bear Valley, UT" College of Science-Geosciences
Gillespie, Kelsey and Brittney Supp. "Vitamin D3 levels and the Severity of Inflammmation in Asthma" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Graves, Jordan, Brittany Russett and Ben Bauter. "The Effects of Tanning on Stress" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Heiner, Dana and Rachel Bown. "Pertussis Immunity in a sample population of Pregnant Women" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Inghram, Leigh. "Petrology of the 'Local Volcanic and Sedimentary Rocks', Bear Valley, UT" College of Science-Geosciences
Kerr, Preston. "An Investigation of the Genetic Relatedness of JM01 Halophage to NS01 and CW02" College of Science-Microbiology
Knudson, Lauren, Mandy Griego and Daryl Blackwell. "Analysis of First and Second Drops of Blood on CoaguChekXS" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Malan, Christopher. "The Effects of Docosahexaenoic Acid on Neurotrophins and Cognitive Functioning" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-Psychology
Meyer, Melissa and Hillary Dodenbier. "Human Chorionic Gonadotropic Hormone Effects on Transfusion Reactions" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Mohn, William. "Isolation and Purification of Opt-2 mRNA in C. elegans" College of Science-Zoology
Nielsen, Joseph P. and Ryan Bielik. "Biosolids as Microbiological Growth Media" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Pluim, Heather. "A History of the Swiss Chorus Edelweiss" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-History
Rouche, Lauren, Millie Bateman and Alexis McCracken. "Altering ABO Antigens on Red Blood Cells using α-N-acetylgalactosaminidase and α-galactosidase" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Sandberg, Landon. "Impact of the PPACA on the Individual Insurance Market" School of Business and Economics-Economics
Scheel, Allison, Teresa Reyes and Rebecca Fox. "Effects of Stevia on Four Intestinal Flora Verses Granulated Sugar" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Trevethan, Amy. "An Analysis of Comorbid Substance use and Depression in Adolescence" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-Psychology
Vincent, Brady, Dan McEntire and Dayne Bonzo. "Biomedical Analysis of a rapidly emerging Holistic Food Allergy Treatment:NAET" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Whale, Casey, Brant Adams, Austin Okelberry and Shaun Webb. "The Effects of Androgen Deprivation therapy on Glucose Metabolism in Prostate Cancer Patients" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Williamson, Justin. "Chemical Weathering of Sedimentary Rocks studied at a nano scale" College of Science-Geosciences
Woolsey, Corey and Jaren Goff. "The effects of the hCG Diet on common Pregnancy Tests" College of Health Professions-Clinical Laboratory Science
Bartlett, Samuel. "Apoptosis in Human Fibroblasts Exposed to Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields" College of Science-Zoology
Gimbal, Ryan. "Susceptibility of Stress Corrosion Cracking on Laser Peen Aircraft alloy steels" COAST-MMET
Jones, Sahra. "Innovations in Archaeological Documentation" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences-Anthropology
Ogden, Aaron. "Subcellular Pathogen Fractionation as a Method for Chitinase Induction" College of Science-Botany
Reeve, Jamie. "The Value in Genes" College of Arts and Humanities-Visual CommunicationsView the results of Jamie's project on her blog: thevalueingenes.blogspot.com
Starley, Matthew. "The Integration of Modern Medicine and Traditional Mayan Health Care" College of Arts and Humanities-Foreign Languages
Christensen, Linsey. "Effects of Denervation on Zebra Finch Syrinx Morphology" College of Science
Cox, Haylie. "Comparative Genetic Analysis of Drosophilia Telomeres" College of Science
Earley, Austin. "Impact of Human Recreation on Flammulated Owls (Otus flammeolus) in Snowbasin and Mantua" College of Science
Goff, Zachary. "The Role of UV Reflectance in Speed Dispersal by Ants" College of Science
Hajarian, Sheida. "Plant Species Occurrence in Utah's Diverse Habitats" College of Science
Hansen, Stephanie. "Correlation of Intestinal Peptide Transporter Expression to Indices of Growth" College of Science
Jensen, Brayden. "Hind Limb Muscle Fiber Type Composition of North American Raptors" College of Science
Jiang, Mengyao. "The Uganda Savings Behavior and Education Project" College of Business & Economics
McLean, Trevor. "Optimization of Media in the Propagation of Bacteriophage" College of Science
Rounkles, Andrea. "Photo-Essay on the Empowerment of Girls in Developing Countries" College of Social and Behavioral Science
Rumpsa, Sarah. "Sustainable Transportation and Access to Health Care in Rural Ghana" College of Social and Behavioral Science
Staples, Adam. "Carbohydrate Usage by Salinivibrio Isolates from the Great Salt Lake" College of Science
Titmus, Debbie. "Genetic Archiving of Two Intestinal Amino Acid Transporters" College of Science
Van Leer, Jace. "Cataloging Uinta Macrofungi Along an Elevational Gradient" College of Science
Weitzeil, Michael. "Development of Zebra Finch Syrix Muscle Morphology" College of Science
Wu, Yuesi. "MFI Research in Kyetume Uganda" College of Business & Economics
Chambers, Shayne. "Autopilot Development, for Use in UAS Research" College of Academic Affairs/COAST-MMET
Colvin, Alicia. "Wildlife Observation Using Unmanned Aerial Systems, Market Feasibility Study" College of Academic Affairs/COAST-MMET
Gentry, Amanda. "Aireborne Geolocating Photography Platform for Analysis in Wildlife Observation" College of Academic Affairs/COAST-MMET
Hicks, Trevor. "Understanding the Relationship between Sleep Cycles and Autistic Symptomology" College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Jones, Robert, Lance Wood, Nick Soter, Brian Sorensen. "How does machine Feed Rate and Anodizing Effect Fatigue Life" COAST-MMET
Marvel, Brittany. "Efficacy of ZMA in Increasing Leg Muscle Strength in Women" College of Education