Graduate Student Activities Enhancement Program Awardees

The Graduate Student Activities Enhancement Program provides funding of up to $2000 to support graduate student travel and/or scientific, creative/artistic or scholarly activities. The expectation is that no other funding is available to the student, mentor, and/or appointing department, school or college to support the travel or research, creative/artistic or scholarly activities.


2017 Cycle 2 Awardees

Craig Browning
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, College of Engineering

'Endoscopic hyperspectral imaging: light guide optimization for spectral light source'

Sarah Clancy
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, College of Allied Health

"Standardization of a New Speech-in-Noise Test for Pediatric Purposes"

Joshua Deal
Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine

'Demystifying autofluorescence with excitation scanning hyperspectral imaging'

Steffani Fitzpatrick
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine

"Immunoprotective gamma delta T cell subsets in the cornea during early HSV-1 infection"

Aaron Powell
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering

"Controlling Aquatic Unmanned Surface Manipulator Vehicles"

Ramya Manikyam
Department of Computer Science, School of Computing

"Requesting Grant to Attend SSPREW Workshop on 12/04/17"

Laura West
Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

"Effects of Ocean Acidification on Early Life Stages of Seagrass"


2017 Cycle 1 Awardees

Nicholas Borgogna
Psychology Department, College of Arts & Sciences

"Does Pornography Cause Mental Health Problems: A Cross-Lagged Exploration"

Abigail Boyd
Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine

"cAMP-Phosphodiesterase PDE4D as a Therapeutic Target for Colon Cancer"

Jeffrey Coogan
Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

"2017 Gordon Research Conference on Coastal Ocean Dynamics"

Melissa Dean
Department of Professional Studies, College of Education and Professional Studies

"Support for travel to the 2017 American Education Research Association Conference"

Mika Houserova
Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine

"Target Identification for Novel, Non-Coding RNAs in Salmonella"

Nathan Katlein
Biology Department, College of Arts and Sciences

"Using video manipulation and video playback to study the influence of color on communication in geckos"

Tyler Mattox
Department of Oncologic Sciences, College of Medicine

"Novel RAS inhibitors DC070-547 and ADT-006 potently and selectively inhibit the growth of pancreatic tumor cells harboring constitutively activated RAS by blocking RAS-effector binding and signaling"

Phoibe Renema
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, College of Medicine

"Presentation of scientific research at the American Thoracic Society Conference"

Cynthia Rush
Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences

"John Rush English MA Thesis"