Previously Funded Grants

 

April 2018

  • The History of the Weber County League of Women voters, 1963 -2018 - Myla Andersen
  • Use of Sentinel Egg Masses to study Biological control of BMSB - Zachary anderson
  • Picture Perfect, An Artistic Study on Hope - Brianna Blosch
  • Internal and External Political Influences on Rwandan Genoside Memorials - Taylor Covey
  • K'iche Language Revival During the Pan Maya Movement - Andrew Crookston
  • Assessment of Inflammatory Biomarkers in men and Women Cross Country Runners - Noah John Erb
  • Residential vs Commercial Neighborhood Air Quality - Kami Hanline
  • Changes to Perceptions of Death:  A True Experiment - Morgan Kelley
  • Inhibition of Pumpkin ATPases via General and Natural Anesthetics - Spencer Owen
  • The Weber State Off Broadway Experience - Dustin Pike
  • Digitization and Imaging of Bryophyte Collection at Weber State University - Kristian Valles
  • Comparison of Flavonoids and Anthocyanins in Three Species of Sambucus - Alissa Van Tassell

February 2018

  • Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance from Lactic Acid Bacteria - Amber Smith
  • Inverstigation of Disease States involving the APH and ACU pathway - Carson Cole
  • Self controlled Flight Computer - Sarah MacCarthy
  • Synthesis of organic dye molcules for photo-responsive materials - Jose Chacon
  • Evaluating a glycine site partial agonist as a novel and rapid acting antidepressant - Sarah Honeycutt
  • Evaluating the reinforcing properties of Vapes ( electronic nicotine delivery systems) using human drug discrimination - Carson Clark
  • Urease-facilitated carbonated precipitation by Great Satl Lake Microbiolite isolates - Ryan Clay
  • Using Staphulococcus aureus phage to penetrate biofilms - Carson Davis
  • Susceptibility of infectious nosocomial bacteria to On Guard - Samuel Kalis
  • Evaluating Growth of Bacteria in the Presence of Essential Oils - McKay Griffin
  • Synergy beween topical antibiotic & tea tree extract on common wound bacteria - Desiree Owsley
  • Feedback Effects of Betula and Tortula on soil Microbial Communities - Kaliegh Walther
  • Milton P. Skinner:  Yellostone Park's first Naturalist - Mason Lytle
  • Reality Nouveau:  A study in AR, simulacrum, and visual experience - K'Dee Shearer
  • timing and magnitude of uplift in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru - Analeah Vaughn
  • 4-HL and its effects on the LKB1 Signaling Pathway - Tyler Arrington
  • Geochemistry and Mapping in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru - Carmen Longo

November 2017

  • Examination of Invertebrate tachykinin receptor genes - Arusa Ashfaq
  • Exploring relationship dynamics in interethnic relationships - Mikayla Brush
  • Effect of Triclosan on Growth of C.Elegans - Madison Ballif
  • Histologic analysis of nemertean stress - Rachel DuBose
  • Effects of vitamin C on TNF production in Human PBMC's - Kaleb Eppich
  • Rhinostat Chemically Treated Nasal Tampon for Epistaxis Management - Dalton Facer
  • Bacteriophage as an Alternative Treatment for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - Dariann Gallegos
  • An Investigation of the Lysogenic Phage that Infects Holomonas Isolated from the Great Salt Lake - Jess Gann
  • Electronic cigarettes and the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis - Jacob Don Hutchins
  • The Degradative Effects of Horseradish Peroxidese on Microbial Biofilms - Samuel Kalis
  • Systemic Inflammation in Electonic Cigarette Users versus Traditional Smokers - Sebastian Lawson
  • Heat Shock Protein Concentration in Nemerteans Exposed to Invironmental Stress - Augustus Malan
  • Elimination of antibiotic resistant Klebsiella pneumonia using CRISPR-Cas9 System - Erin May
  • Perceptions of education in the Tongan Community - Aulola Moli

October 2017

  • Solar Water Heater Project - Corey Collatz
  • Wireless Power Transfer - Chad Gardner
  • Feasibility of Biocementing in Great Salt Lake and Uintah Basin - Kuyler Thompson
  • Tactile Display - Suny Ly
  • 20th Century Plantation Agriculture in Guatemala: Impact on Indigenous Communities - Andrew Crookston
  • Wireless SAR Network - Christopher Mondaca
  • Determining if GSL microbialite inhabitants can facilitate calcite precipitation - Ryan Clay
  • Fiber Type distribution in Golden-collared Manakins (Manacus vitellinus) - Karma Thomas
  • Elimination of ESBL Klebsiella pnuemonia using CRISPR-cas9 systems - Spencer Jude
  • Exploring Chemical Environments Surrounding Microbialites in the Great Salt Lake - Jess Gann
  • Examining Effectiveness of color locking in Red Hair Dye - Maria Whisler-Sorge
  • Integrative Negotiations:  Gender Differences in the Ultimatum Game - Dalton Facer
  • Experimental Demostration of Indium Tin Oxide for Optimization of Thermophotovoltaics - Alex Johnson
  • Anatomy and Histochemistry of the Hairy Woodpecker tail apparatus - Alexis Mathews
  • Weber State Student Production:  Deluge - Robert French 
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Metastasis:  Inhibition through anti-hyperglycemia Drugs - Gabriel Creswell

April 2017

  • Effects of Cortisol levels on withdrawal Symptoms in Electronic Cigarettes users - Makenzie Peterson
  • Construction of Environmentally-Friendly Solar Cell Material via Chemical Vapor Deposition - Heather Browning
  • Impact of Hobbyist Beekeeping on Flora along the Wasatch Front - Evelyn Linford
  • Microbial Degradation of Art Byproduts Wast Streams - Gabriel McKay
  • Bacteriocin Production by Bio-protective LAB Cultures that Inhibit Lactobacillus wasatchensis - Sophie Overbeck

February 2017

  • Inhibition of Sortase A by Nitrochalcone - Landon Foulger
  • Wireless Protocol Analysis using Software - Defined Radios - Ezekiel Newren
  • The Impact of Communities of Public Goods - Andrew Nowell
  • Synthesis of Anticancer Titanium Compunds and their Efficacy - Atherton Green
  • Linking Diabetes and Depression through BDNF and Myeloperoxidase - Eelje Oldfield
  • Water Quality in the Cordillera Blanca, Huascaran, Peru - Daksha Patel
  • Justice an The Memorailization of the Rwandan Genocide - Michael Ballif

November 2016

  • Low-Cost and Open-Source Water Quality Sensor Network - Jason Burrow
  • Effects of Metal Exposure and a Drosophila Alzheimer's Desease Model - Eryberto Martinez
  • Attitudes towards and usage patterns of lectronic cigarettes (e-cigs) - Cayla Lynch
  • Expression of SLCA3 Gene in persistent ADHD - Ryan Anderson
  • Metallation and Mechanochemical Synthesis of Tetraphenylporphyrin - Hayden Sharp
  • Elimination of Pathogenic Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Producing Escherichia coli via Bacteriophage Delivered CRISPR Systems - Deven Johnson
  • Industrial Viability of Nickle Plated Resin Molds - Cody Grimmett
  • Impetus:  A Choreographic Approach to Social Unrest - Geoffrey Rosenberg
  • Solar Flight - Zac Bigler
  • Atmospheric Turbidity Measurements from Near Space Images - Andrew Petersen
  • Perceptions of the Medical Setting - Kylee Hurd
  • Inplications of 5-HTT and DAT1 Genetic Polymorphisms on Social Anxiety - Parker Hughes
  • Quorum-Sensing inhibition by Various Stillbenoids in Eschrichia coli O157:H - Maria Svagr

October 2016

  • Isolation and Identification of Pigment Producing Microorganisms from Timpanogos Cave - Shaylee Avery
  • Driftmoto Snowbike - Reuben Wiley Collier
  • The Deacons:  Reformist Insurgency for Civil Rights - Rhett  Cannon Cook
  • Determining Kinetic Data for the APEH and ACY Pathway - Nicolas Drysdale
  • Anti-Cancer Activity of Iron-Based compounds - Taylor Jordan
  • Water Flow Sensor - Christian Riet
  • From History to the Stage:  How the Study of Costume History Influences the Performing Arts - Katie Rogel

April 2016

  • Gay in Seoul:  The Impact of Culture on the Formation of Identity - Elias Alexander
  • Intramuscular Temperature Changes of Whole Body Cryotherapy vs. Cold Water Immersion - Michael Baumgarten
  • Project Peru:  An ethnography of International Humanitarian Aid - Giovanna Bonella
  • Influuence of Dikes on the Success of Ground Nesting Shoreibrds:  An Experiment with artificial Nests - Stephen Chandler
  • The Effect of REM Sleep on Cortisol Levels and Perceived Happiness - Samantha Edmunds
  • Local Awareness of Hydraulic Fracturing in the Uinta Basin - Cynthia Elliott
  • Bluetooth Enabled LED Display for Department Outreach - Matthew Hansen
  • Dating the Bruneau Sand Dunes of Southern Idaho - Tyler Helgeson
  • Necessity vs. Opportunity Entrepreneurship in Developing Nations - Matthew Largent
  • Ogden Air Quality Monitoring and Community Survey - Lorrie Lee
  • Weber State Dark Sky Initiative  - Michael Maynor
  • Alternative Power Suppy and User-Interface (ASPSUI) - Cody O'Brien
  • Petrology and Paleocurrents of Sandstones in the Claron Formation - Raquel Robello
  • Factors Affecting Foraging Success of Wasatch Comorants - Duane Sowards
  • Coparenting Skills Online:  A Teaching Methods Experiment - Shanalyn Wheeler

February 2016

  • Effects of Inulin on Bifidobacteria and Lactobacillus in the Presence of 5-fluorouracil - Adrienne Carlson
  • Project Peru:  The affects of Globalization Through International Humanitarian Aid - Christyna cummings
  • Building a Solar Simulator - Timothy Rosenvall
  • Prosthetic Ankle-Foot Michanism - Marissa Loertscher
  • Effects of cross-country training on college athletes'inflamatory markers Alternative:  Effects on Cross country training on inflammation - Benjamin Keaton
  • Spin Arc welding of Aluminum Alloys - Jacob Grygla
  • Which Call to Actions Effectively Increase Total Subscribers on You Tube - Matthew Havertz
  • Characterization of ZnON thin Films - Charles Smith
  • Xaltocan Spindle Whorl Iconography - Kristi Torsak
  • Improving Welder Training Using a Simulated and LiveArc Training System - Kevin Erikson

November 2015

  • Zircomium Metal-Organic-Frameworks  - Jehad Abourahma
  • Synergistic Effects of Polyxometalates and Antibiotics against Antibacterial Resistant Bactiria -Candace Adamson
  • F508 deletion Mutation in Patients Diagnosed with ABS and Asthma - Brody Barney
  • Physiological Measures and Genetics Predictors of Empathy - Chase Brower
  • Remote Operting Sensor System (EVAN) - Evan Chief
  • Analysis of Urinary Biomarkers in the Diagnosis of Depression - Daniel Hayward
  • Role of Type 3 Deiodinase in Idiopathic Epileptic Syndrome - Claudemire da Silva Lima
  • Associated Actors and Technicians Presents:  35MM: A Musical Exhibition - William Peterson
  • Sexual Orientation Based Wage Discrimination in the Utah labor Market -Michael Rodgers
  • Inhibition of the Intrinsic Coagulation Pathway due to use of Isotretinoin - Maikie Sengdeng
  • Mormonism and the Professionalization of Social Work 1915-1930 - Brian Whitney

October 2015

  • Acoustic Modem - Bryan Duquette
  • A Physiological Comparison of Pickleball and Walking - Tyler Farr
  • Robotic Welding Safety - Nolan Sprosty
  • Perceptions of Bullying:  Connecting Elementary Students, Teachers, and Administration  
  • Solar Tracking System - Steffen Voet
  • Anatomy and Histochemistry of Flight Hindlimb Posture in Birds - Amanda Walker
  • John Sherman and the American Civil War - Daniel Weller

April 2015 

  • Antibacterial Effects of Slippery Elm - Jacob Bernhard
  • Etiology and Susceptibility of Canine Otitis Infections - Cristie Cothran
  • Acute and Chronic Effects of Selenium in Brine Shrip (Artemia) - Jessica DeJong
  • Mobile Elemental Power Plan II (MEPP II) Project - John Garrett
  • Aerial Photography of Ogden Valley Reservoirs Using Lighther Than Air Technology - Hailey Hanson 
  • Can Love Make Your Worries Disappear - Candace Horne
  • Examining Nitrosamines in the Culinary Water of Ketchikan, Alaska - Deseret Liu
  • Correlation Between Deciduous Trees Changing Leaf Color and Aphid Colonization - Karl Lye
  • Histochemical Analysis of the Gliding Muscles of Sugar Gliders - Carly Milligan
  • Electron Micrographs of Morphological Defferences in Halophage Capsid Sturcture from the Great Salt Lake - Brent Nelson
  • DNA Barcoding of Great Salt Lake Invertebrates - Son Nguyen
  • Exploring Modern Respiratory Care Practice in Utah Hospitals - Whitney Schlueter
  • Plant Kin Recognition Response Pathways and Variations with Fungal Partners - Nicholas Shaw
  • A Sectional Comparative Study of WSU Campus Safety from 2009-2015 - Jordan Snook
  • Fiber Type Distribution and Function of Tail Muscles in Birds - Kyle Spainhower
  • Effects of a Comunity Focused Skill Development Program on Motor Development of Children with Disabilities - Shantel Skeen
  • Provenance, Sedimentology, and Basin Development, Limerock Canyon Formation, Southwestern Utah - Kevin Rafferty 

February 2015 

  • Kai-Shi: a Youth Character Development Program - Chandler Copenhaver
  • Biguanides, Tumor-Associated Macrophages, and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer - Adam Henrie
  • Hsp 70 Gene Regulatory Response in Paranemertes Peregrina - Sara Naveed & Kirsten Peterson
  • Petrography of the Perry Canyon Formation, Carrington Island, Northern Utah - Michael Garlick
  • Solar Charging Station - Wes Hortin
  • Effictiveness of Vacuum Cleaners:  Microbial Extraction on household Surfaces - Marcus Matson

November 2014

  • Synergistic Effects of Polyoxometalates and antibiotics against Antibacterial Resistant Bacteria - Candace Adamson
  • Chronic effects of intermittent sound disturbance on Buenos Aires tetra - jeremy Arnt
  • Changes in empathy in pre-health Students and health Professionals - Max George & Chase Brower
  • Role of Blood Type in the Development of Celiac Desease - Zachary Gibson
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Senior Project; Thermal Solar Collector - Alberto Gomez
  • Prevalence of Milk-borne pathogens in the Northern Utah Milk Supply - Landen Holmes
  • Rwanda After the Genocide - Julie Ikeda
  • Effect of Roundup on Artemia - Kimberly Lowder
  • Atmospheric Data Telemetry between the HARBOR Aircraft and Ground Control - Larry Lusk
  • Antimicrobial Effect of Asparagus recemosus on Five Clinically significant Pathogens - Joseph Maes
  • Vitamin D Binding Protein Isoforms & Vitamin D Levels in Diabetes Patients - Samantha Morgan
  • Thermal Expansion Research & Testing Instrument - Yahya Abu Saq

October 2014

  • An Examination of the Relationships Between Exercise, Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor, and Multiple Sclerosis - Amy Covington
  • Detection of Halophilic Bacteriophage in Soils Near the Great Salt Lake - Garrett Ward
  • The Motivational Power of Incentives: Immediate vs. Delayed Rewards - Ysabel Jardine
  • Detoxification Enzyme Expression in Nasal Epithelium of Woodrats Consuming Juniper - Daniel Jensen
  • Fatigue Testing Machine Design and Build - Mohammed Alabdulkarim, Adam Smith, David Atkin, Jacob Stampick, Eric Black
  • Smartphone Use, Test Performance, & Anxiety - Hendrik Ombach, J'lene Rea
  • Caching Behavior of Neotoma Species - Jared Smith
  • Path of Purpose - Madisen Jones

April 2014

  • ph and Salts Effect on Infection of Halophiles by Phage - Tyler Allen
  • Isolation of Enterococcus Bacteriophage from Northern Utah Water Systems - Brody Arave
  • Building a Place in Ogden Utah: African American Community Organizations - Geoffry Bilderback
  • Albert Sidney Johnston and the Utah War - Mark Church
  • Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on C-Reactive Protein in Participants of the Weber in Motion Exercise - Stacie Hancock, Jessica Muhlestein
  • Plasmid Analysis of Two Novel Lactobacillus Curvatus Strains - Jordan Hendricks
  • Diplochory in the Dwarf Bear-Poppy (Arctomecon humilis) - Christopher Hunsaker
  • Mozambican Men and Women: Investigating Gender Equality in Southeast Africa - Matthew Largent
  • The Role of Genetic Polymorphisms and Cognitive Self-Control on Adolescent Aggression in Male Juvenile Detention Inmates - Trae Mendenhall
  • Anatomy and Histochemistry of the Avian Tail Apparatus - Kyle Spainhower
  • Getting Kids Outside: A Parental Education Workshop - Kassandra Sqrow
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Organometallic Polmers from Substituted Cyclopentadienes - Daniel Taylor, Sharon Vasquez
  • Characterization of a Halophilic Segmented Double Stranded RNA Virus - Darin Toone
  • Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dating at Cottontail Rock Shelter - Heidi Van Etten
  • Sheep Grazing Impact on Plant Populations on Idaho BLM - Staci Williams, Sara Higley
  • Genetic Characteristics of Enterococci Isolated from GLS and Weber River - Cody Zesiger, Autumn Brubaker

February 2014

  • Microorganisms and Other Particulate Sampling in Earth's Atmosphere - Jess Gann
  • American Avocet Incubation Constancy in a Hot Environment - Josh Hall
  • Aerosol and Gas Composition Measurements in an Urban Mountain Basin - Michael Petersen, Bronson Stephens
  • Stratigraphy of Cenozoic Strata Near Hatch, Utah - Kevin Rafferty

November 2013

  • Solar Wind Integrated Crate (SWIC) - Zachary Beames
  • Toothbrush Sanitization: A Comparison of Two Methods - Chelsea Burr, Kelsey Adams, Hailey Fawson, Kristen Linford
  • Risk Assessment for Periodontal Disease - Chenylle Corbett, Kynzie Atkinson, Caitlyn Capener, Nicole Diquattro
  • Native Plant Extracts as Inhibitors of Common Bacterial STD Pathogens - Sarah Eccles
  • Bilingualism and Religiosity - Benjamin Eschler
  • The Impact of a Serotonin Transporter Genetic Polymorphism on Spatial Working Memory - Houda Nizam
  • Antimicrobial Properties of Penstemon Cyananthus - Vanesa Martinez
  • Relationship Between Sleep, Diet, and the Duration of Concussion Symptoms - JoLin Petersen
  • Prevalance of ABO Blood Type and Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 - Tyler Rushforth, Hayley Steed, Joshua Lloyd
  • Crude Plant Extracts as Inhibitors of Cyrptosporidium Parvum - Alisha Ryan
  • Use of Common Household Desiccants as a Poison Ivy Block - Daniel Shallbeter, James Mauchley
  • Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Among Weber State Students - Michael Smith, Ahmed Mohammed, Richard Scott

October 2013

  • Voices Amidst Conflict: Gays During the Troubles in Northern Ireland - Joshua Behn
  • Development of Methods to Survey the Great Salt Lake Virosphere - Kayla Blackford
  • Taxonomic Study of Arnica Species - Taylor Nelson
  • Race and the Spectacle of Empire in France's Third Republic - Avery Pince
  • The Effects of Mobile Apps in Healthcare: The Treatment of Asthma, Diabetes & Hypertension - Jared Smith, Molly Leonard, Elika Parivar
  • Analysis of Genes for Salinity Tolerance in Plants Native to the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem - Ryan Wall

April 2013

  • Effects of Glucose on Swarming Motility of Proteus Mirabilis - Karlee Emal, Scott Chamberlain
  • Metagenomics of Great Salt Lake Microbes - Christopher Hill
  • Effects of Essential Oils of Peruvian Amazonia on SSTI-Causing Microorganisms - Alex Holt
  • The Metis Society in the Great Lakes Region, Late 1700s to 1840s - Stacy Johnson
  • MEPP Reusable Energy Test - Jeremiah Keplinger, Jeff Staker
  • A Multi-Sensor to Study Aerosol Pollution and Gas Composition in Earth's Atmosphere - Michael Petersen, Jenifer Stoddard, Joe Mahurin
  • Weber County Red Cross Canteen, World War II - Lorrie Rands
  • Divulging Emotion Through Realism - Rachel Rigley
  • Automated Tracking Antenna for High-Altitude Atmospheric and Climate Research - Michael Shaw, Spencer Ito, Benjamin Jones
  • Resurrection of a Ghost Town: Chesterfield, Idaho - Candice Tesch
  • Novel Gene Sequence for Invertebrate Techykinin Receptor - Chelsie Thomas
  • Timing and Source Relationships of Cretaceous Strata, Southern Utah Basins - Kari McLaughlin
  • Effects of Size on Capacitance of Printed Micro-Supercapacitors - Ronald Marx
  • Comparisons of Hands-On Learning Versus Sharing on Student Performance - Joshua Bradford

February 2013

  • Lavender Oil & State Anxiety: Priming and Personality Factors - Eric Bitton
  • The Efficacy of Motivational Imagery Intervention in Distance Athletes - Jenna Deelstra
  • Microarray Analysis of the Effect of Triclosan on Caenorhabditis Elegans - Stephanie Hansen