2016 Graduate Poster Session Award Winners

2016 Graduate Poster Session Award Winners

The 2016 UNL Spring Graduate Research and Creative Activities Poster Session featured over 140 graduate research posters from across the University.

The poster competition involved over 40 faculty and postdoc reviewers who rated student posters on the basis of their research scholarship. The top posters, representing student work and research from the Arts and Humanities, Education, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Agricultural and Life Sciences, and Social Sciences, will receive a $400 travel grant to present their research at a regional or national conference.

On behalf of the Office of Research and Economic Development and the Office of Graduate Studies, congratulations to our winners:

  • Rakesh Halekote Basavalingappa, doctoral student, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Identification of an epitope from adenine nucleotide translocator 1 that induces inflammation in heart and liver in A/J mice
  • Ana Lucía Córdova Cazar, doctoral student, Department of Psychology
    An evaluation study of the use of paradata to enhance data quality in the American Time Use Survey
  • Eric Farris, doctoral student, Biological Systems Engineering
    Chitosan-Zein Nano-in-Microparticles for Oral Gene Delivery and DNA Vaccination
  • Aileen Garcia, doctoral student, Child, Youth and Family Studies
    Parenting Challenges: Stories from Four Ethnic Minority Groups
  • John Emmanuel Kiat, doctoral student, Department of Psychology
    A High-Density EEG Investigation of Escalating Risk Related Processing and the Moderating Effect of Resistance to Peer Influence
  • Lei Li, doctoral student, Department of Chemistry
    Mechanistic study of the formation of dimethoxy carbonate from the CO2 esterification with methanol on the CeO2 (111) surface
  • Zora Murff, masters student, Department of Art and Art History
    Corrections
  • Ehsan Rezaei and Charles Nguyen, doctoral students, Mechanical and Materials Engineering
    Resilin-based Biocomposites: Potential Spinal Disc Replacement
  • Raquel de Oliveira Rocha, doctoral student, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
    Plant-fungal metabolic interplay at the leaf surface governs infection-related development by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae
  • Elliott Leoncio Rodriguez, doctoral student, Department of Chemistry
    Development of a Scanning Microfluidic System for Chromatographic-Based Assays with Near-Infrared Fluorescence Detection
  • Max Stehr, doctoral student, Glenn Korff School of Music
    Bird’s Words and Lennie’s Lessons: Using or Avoiding Patterns in Bebop
  • Anne Thomas, doctoral student, Special Education and Communication Disorders
    The use of a caregiver interview to assess vocal development in infants who are hard-of-hearing