Hooper Poster Presentations & Reception Special Event

By Invitation Only

The Office for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity celebrates this year’s Hooper Undergraduate Research Award recipients, with special guest, Dr. Henry O. Hooper, retired NAU associate provost for academic affairs and physics professor emeritus.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
4:30pm – 6:30pm
Applied Research & Development, Building 56, Atrium

Hooper Undergraduate Research Awards

  • Micael Albonico: Using Satellite Imagery to Evaluate Thermal Activity at the Dormant, Yet Rapidly Uplifting Volcano: Uturuncu, Bolivia
  • Kelsey Banister: Next Generation Genome Sequencing and Microstellite Development of the Leech Helobdella stagnalis
  • Gregory Black: Stand Structure and Composition in Treatment Areas following the 2012 Grand Fire
  • Justin Bowen: Tectonic Analysis of the Red Butte, Arizona Area
  • Caitlin Chapman: Climate Impacts on Spider Populations: Distribution Mapping along an Elevation Gradient
  • Mikayla Cutlip: Living in the City: Intimate and Public Space in Applying Aesthetically Sustainable Practices to Existing Environments
  • Anita Felty: Proximity of Archaeological Sites to Natural Springs in the Verde Valley
  • Alessandra Graf: An Investigation of Graceful Labelings
  • Tiffany Halvorsen: Are Social Contacts among Striped Skunks Influenced by Relatedness?
  • Spencer Harris: Mapping of Springs for Conservation in the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests
  • Dylan Lang: Role of Glucose in Risk-Taking Following Psychosocial Stress
  • Mitchell Lavarias: Ionic Charge and the Hofmeister Series Effects on Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
  • Sara Maltinsky: Development of Diagnostic Molecular Assays for the Detection of Antibiotic Resistant Streptococcus pneumonia
  • Joshua Mayoral: Interaction between Toll-like Receptors and Mucin Gene Expression
  • Alishia Montoya: Nectar Spur Evolution in Campanulaceae: Lobelioideae II
  • Adair Patterson: Heritability of Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Communities in Colorado Pinyon Pine (Pinus edulis)
  • Camille Platts: Population Estimation of Big Brown Bats in Flagstaff: Inplications for Disease Transmission
  • Ansley Roberts: The Virulence of Bark Beetle-Associated Fungi Species on Stressed and Non-stressed Pinus ponderosa
  • Michael Serio: New Species of Pteraspids from Beartooth Butte Formation, Idaho
  • Chris Sheehan: Shortening, Magnitude, and Direction of Transport of a Paleo-Proterozoic Thrust Belt
  • Sean Spencer: Correlation of Back-Arc Sediment Detritus with Remnants of Magmatic Arc
  • Barbara Sugarman and Andrew Mann: Detecting and Predicting Pandora Moth Outbreaks in Northern Arizona
  • Brett Velez: Electrocortical Manifestations of Empathic Accuracy and Self-Other Discrimination
  • Khalid Wabli: Application of Digital Holography and Tomography in Characterizing Samples
  • Raemy Winton: A Study of the South American Andes and the Isotopic Changes with Elevation