Office of Sponsored Programs

2017 Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium

20th Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

9am - 3pm, Walb Classic Ballroom

Student research and creative endeavor was highlighted at the March 29, 2017 Symposium on the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) campus. Over 120 undergraduate and graduate students presented their research in 92 posters which were judged by faculty teams. Thirteen departments were represented with 36 faculty mentors; see the 2017 departmental participation statistics.

John O' Connell, Dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts, announced the prizes. The judging criteria reflects Poster Content, Student Presentation and Poster Appearance.

2017 Photo Gallery

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Symposium:

GRADUATE STUDENT Awards:

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First Prize: $250
Luna Wahab
, Biology
Effects of Cucumaria frondosa extracts against melanoma cell cancer
Faculty sponsors: Dr. Ahmed Mustafa and Dr. Elliot Blumenthal, Biology

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Second Prize: $200
Jinlong Han
, Biology
Dynamics of Soybean vein necrosis virus replication in vector soybean thrips (Neohydathothrips variabilis)
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Punya Nachappa, Biology

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Third Prize: $150
Monica Ochola, Professional Studies
Faculty perception of accommodations for students with disabilities
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Rama Cousik, Professional Studies

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT Awards:

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First Prize: $250
Benjamin Burris, Chemistry
Effects of Portal Protein Primary Structure Mutations on Viral Genomic Packaging Capabilities
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Peng Jing, Chemistry

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Second Prize: $200
Bethany Strasburg
, Visual Communication & Design
Adopt-a-Bow
Faculty sponsor: Professor James Gabbard, Visual Communication & Desgin

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Third Prize: $150
Lauren Hoffman and Emma Zolman, Biology
Thrips Choice Tests on Uninfected/Infected Soybean Plants Demonstrate Mechanism of SVNV Transmittance
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Punya Nachappa, Biology

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