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Summer 2021 Highlights


Summer 2021 Highlights

Scholars presented posters during Family Night on July 29th.  Below you can see students and faculty mentors who contributed to each poster posters.

Project Title and Student Authors Mentor
"Impacts of Altered Precipitation on Aboveground-Belowground Interactions in the Sonoran Desert" by A. Morrison, and K. Bergin Professor Becky Ball
"Determining the Phytotoxicity of Perfluoroalkyl Acids to Joshua Tree Seedlings" by G. Soberanes Rodriguez and M. Gonzalez Associate Professor Thomas Cahill

"Fish and Jaw Morphology Effect on American Samoa Arsenic Absorption" by J. Patricio Palacios, and A. Ronan

"Bite Force Estimates for Greenland Sharks Using Anatomy and Modeling" by S. Sawant and A. Ronan

President's Professor Lara Ferry
"Can You Keep Up with the City Life?" by K. Molino, M. Stapleton, A. Wykle Associate Professor Jennifer Hackney Price
"Does Income Level Predict the Abundance of Black Widows in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area?" by R. Hayes, C.A. Rojas, D. Willis, J. Rusnak Associate Professor Chad Johnson
"Analysis of Nutraceuticals for RXR Homodimerization" by E. Furphy and A. Karbergovic Professor Pamela Marshall

"Method of Study for Phthalates in Seafood from the Philippines" by E. Fouts

"Water Quality Analysis of the Arizona Canal" by I. Cruz Enriquez

Associate Professor Beth Polidoro
"Protein-Ligand Binding Analysis for a PLP Dependent Decarboxylase and Steady-State Kinetics for Malate Dehydrogenase" by C. Vo, M. Lanes, P. Dadi Assistant Professor Dhara Shah
"Two Synthesized Rexinoids Compared to Tributyltin Analyzed in Yeast-2-Hybrid Assay" by M.T. Bakken and H. Pham Professor Carl Wagner
"Method Development of Residuals on Jalapeños" by M.K. Dote and S. Griffith Associate Professor Karen H. Watanabe