McNair Research Talks 2013

4/2/2013 noon to 1:00pm at ESC #109 Jelisa Adair Mentor: Prof. Sarah Carney Television's Representation of Black Female Bodies
James Dottin Mentor: Prof. Jim Greenwood Can Merrillite Provide Information on Water in Martian Meteorites?  Preliminary Results from Los Angeles and QUE 94201
4/10/2013 4:15 to 5:15pm at ESC #109 Phabinly Gabriel Mentor: Prof. Lisa Dierker The Association between Televised Media and Violent Behaviors & the Role of Parental Units in the Interaction
Luz Rivera Mentor: Prof. Daniella Gandolfo Boricuas en the Silver City? : (De)Constructing Diasporic Puerto Rican Identity in Meriden, Connecticut
4/16/2013 noon to 1:00pm at ESC #109 Chinh Duong Mentor: Prof. Stewart Novick Molecular Spectroscopy: A splash of radiation with matter
Guy Geyer Mentor: Prof. Greg Voth Rotational Dynamics of Anisotropic Particles in Turbulence
Shu Wang Mentor: Prof. Erika Taylor Crystallographic Study of the Escherichia coli Heptosyltransferase l
4/24/2013 4:15 to 5:15pm at ESC #109 Stephanie Huezo Mentor: Prof. Ann Wightman & Prof. Maria Ospina  ¿A quién le pertenece este museo? Tensions between State and citizen narratives in the Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos in Chile and the Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen in El Salvador
Taylor DeLoach Mentor: Prof. Anna Shuterman Navigation in Children: the effect of landscapes on spatial reorientation
Luciana Pennant Mentor: Prof. Matthew Kurtz The Effects of the COMT Val108/158Met polymorphism in cognitive tasks in Patients with Schizophrenia
4/30/2013 noon to 1:00pm at ESC #109 Roselee Mohika Mentor: Prof. Robert Steele An Analysis of the Shifts in Identity Representations in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Zoe Yu Mentor: Prof. Manju Hingorani Purification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Msh2-Msh3 Mismatch Repair Protein for Biochemical Studies
Matthew Motta Mentor: Prof. Erika Fowler & Prof. Melanie Freeze Citing Works: the Effect of On-Screen Citations on Perceptions of Credibility in Political Advertising

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