2020 VSSEF Award Winners
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

View only
 
 
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1
2020 VSSEF CATEGORY AWARDS
2
3
CategoryPlace
Project Number
First NameLast NameProject Title
4
Animal SciencesFirst PlaceANIM-9RebeccaQiuThe Effect of Taurine on the Heart Rate of Daphniamagna
5
MaggieParkhurst
6
7
Animal SciencesSecond PlaceANIM-1MalikEndsleyAn Investigation of the Darkling Beetle Larvae Circadian Rhythm
8
9
Animal SciencesSecond PlaceANIM-2VinayBhaipAnalyzing Gap Crossing Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster
10
11
Animal SciencesThird PlaceANIM-4MrunalKute
Observing Different Concentrations of Ginkgo Biloba on Danio rerio Memory Development
12
13
Animal Sciences
Honorable Mention
ANIM-6SimranGillThe Impact of Pharmaceuticals on Aquatic Life using Danio rerio as a Model
14
15
Behavioral and Social SciencesFirst PlaceBEHA-13MichaelaMcCormackToo Cool for JUUL: The Effect of Pod-Based E-Cigarettes on Sleep and Cognitive Function
16
17
Behavioral and Social SciencesSecond PlaceBEHA-9BlairStilleyThe Effect of Music on Student Productivity
18
ElizabethYow
19
ElizaThorndike
20
21
Behavioral and Social SciencesSecond PlaceBEHA-4NadineShannonIs There an Association Between People with a Morning Versus Evening Chronotype and Variants of the HCRTR2 Gene?
22
23
Behavioral and Social SciencesThird PlaceBEHA-5AnjaliSardanaMaturation of Excitatory Synapses in the Juvenile Rodent Hippocampus Supports Spatial Navigation Ability in the Barnes Maze
24
25
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Honorable Mention
BEHA-11KateLoftisThe Effect of Social Anxiety on People's Ability to Interpret Facial Expressions
26
27
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Honorable Mention
BEHA-6SamuelGroveNicotine Usage Rates Amongst U.S. Sexual Minority Students
28
29
BiochemistryFirst PlaceBCHM-9RaymondDel VecchioCardiomyopathic Chagas: An Exploration of Diagnostic Ability via Nanoparticle Biomarker Capture GluO x Pathway and Perseus-Based Machine Learning
30
HariniSomanchi
31
32
BiochemistrySecond PlaceBCHM-7HelenSparlingThe Effect of Vitamin C, Calcium, and Iron on Hemoglobin Production and Cellular Respiration
33
34
BiochemistryThird PlaceBCHM-4JamesHenterFaster Pain Relief: Comparing Different Formulations of Three Pain Medications in a Simulated Stomach Environment
35
36
Biochemistry
Honorable Mention
BCHM-3JolieCallCopper Most Effectively Reduces the Rate of Algal Growth
37
38
Biomedical and Health SciencesFirst PlaceBMED-16KevinShengA Novel Multi-omic Approach to Identifying Cancer Recurrence-Associated Gene Signatures
39
40
Biomedical and Health SciencesSecond PlaceBMED-2RebekahSmithEffect of Air Exposure before Corneal Preservation
41
42
Biomedical and Health SciencesThird PlaceBMED-11SydneyMurphyInfluenza Vaccine Efficacy and Vaccination Rate
43
44
Biomedical and Health Sciences
Honorable Mention
BMED-3EugeneChoiReal-Time Object Search and Detection for the Visually Impaired
45
IfranNafi
46
47
Biomedical Engineering and Translational Medical Science
First PlaceBETM-13MeenakshiAmbatiTriangulating Fluoxetine into a Novel Macular Degeneration Therapy via Biochemical, In Vivo and Big Data Approaches
48
49
Biomedical Engineering and Translational Medical Science
Second PlaceBETM-5PerisaAsharDevelopment of a Novel Biomarker Panel for Rapid Identification of Lung Cancer by Blood Tests Using NGS, Bioinformatics, and In-Vitro Analyses
50
51
Biomedical Engineering and Translational Medical Science
Third PlaceBETM-9JoshuaSalazarMulti-Objective Transcriptional Regulators for Hematopoietic Cellular Reprogramming with Simulated Directed Evolution and Parallelized Fitness Gauging
52
RayanYu
53
54
Biomedical Engineering and Translational Medical Science
Honorable Mention
BETM-4YilunZhouA Potential Therapeutic and Prognostic Target for Breast Cancer
55
56
Biomedical Engineering and Translational Medical Science
Honorable Mention
BETM-3DarrahSheehanInvestigation of the Tumoricidal Effects of Sonodynamic Therapy in Glioblastoma Brain Tumors
57
KimballSheehan
58
59
Cellular and Molecular BiologyFirst PlaceCELL-8ShanLateefStaying Ahead of the Hit: Using Drosophila melanogaster as an Integrated Model to Elucidate the Neuropathology, Physiology, and Genetic Mechanisms Underlying Traumatic Brain Injury
60
DelaneyWalts
61
62
Cellular and Molecular BiologySecond PlaceCELL-5ClaireMortonThe Division Decision: The Cdc13 Protein and Cell Size Control
63
64
Cellular and Molecular BiologyThird PlaceCELL-2DaivikSiddhiExtracellular Vesicles Derived from Cancer Demonstrate Autophagosome Properties
65
66
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Honorable Mention
CELL-7KrishanPerumalUsing CRISPR and Viral Approaches to Assess the Significance of Novel Osteogenic Genes
67
68
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Honorable Mention
CELL-1JessicaShiAntibiotics Alternative: Investigating the Effect of Phage Titer on Bacterial Populations
69
70
ChemistryFirst PlaceCHEM-3ParkerHoangDesigning a Smarter Smart Hydrogel: Optimization of Poly(vinyl alcohol)-Sodium Borate Hydrogels by Physical Crosslinking with Sodium
71
72
ChemistrySecond PlaceCHEM-9IsabellaDresselTwo-Step Microwave Pyrolysis of Spherical Seed Pre cursors with NaOH/KOH Chemical Activation: A Rapid Approach to the Synthesis of Spherical Activated Carbons for Water Remediation
73
KapilKrishna
74
75
ChemistryThird PlaceCHEM-4NicholasTodorovInexpensive, Functional Spectrophotometer for Future Use in Public School
76
77
ChemistryThird PlaceCHEM-13SeanGibsonAssessment of Anode Metal and pH on Metal-Air Battery Voltage
78
DavidMastro
79
80
Chemistry
Honorable Mention
CHEM-1Uyen NhiTranAFM-based Nanoindentation Technique: A Novel Approach to Determine the Nanoscale Degradation of PET
81
82
Earth and Environmental SciencesFirst PlaceEAEV-13MadiGoekeThe Effect of Algae Species Grown in a Photobioreactor on Algal Biomass for Biofuel Production
83
84
Earth and Environmental SciencesSecond PlaceEAEV-16Rose
von Eckartsberg
The Effect of pH on the Growth Rate of Pyrocystisfusiformis
85
86
Earth and Environmental SciencesThird PlaceEAEV-12SitaraSastrySnail Mucus Bioaccumulation of Microparticles for Water Purification
87
ClareSparling
88
89
Earth and Environmental SciencesThird PlaceEAEV-10HannahNamkoongRemoval of Pb Heavy Metal from Water Using Edible Marine Algae (Undaria pinnatifida)
90
91
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Honorable Mention
EAEV-1ShannonFilerAssessment of Neonicotinoids in Blue Ridge Honey
92
93
Engineering and RoboticsFirst PlaceENRB-8KateChildersThe Application of Fiber Optic Multi-Core Shape Sensing Fibers on Flexible Models
94
95
Engineering and RoboticsSecond PlaceENRB-7KarenShrievesThe Alteration of Wing and Winglet Designs on Commercial Aircrafts for the Reduction of CO2 Emissions and the Increase of Aerodynamic Efficiency
96
97
Engineering and RoboticsThird PlaceENRB-11AndrewBalchDesign and Application of Automated Robots Powered by Inductive Smart Tiles
98
99
Engineering and RoboticsThird PlaceENRB-9ColinSartoriThe Study of Linear Motors and the Velocity of a Pinball
100
Loading...