BLaST Scholars

 
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Addington, Max
Degree: BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Asplund, Sydney
Degree:  BA Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Peterson, Jen
Project Title: Take me to your happy place: Evaluation of natural places and measure of well-being in college students of Interior Alaska
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Baker-Chapman, Tyler
Degree:  BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Bolton, Christian
Degree:  BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: 
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Brown, Jeramiah
Degree:  BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Podlutsky, Andrej
Project Title: DNA repair efficiency in lung cancer cell lines
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Brown, Julie-Anne
Degree:  BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: 
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Bryant, Tirzah
Degree:  BS Wildlife Biology & Conservation
Faculty Mentor: Kielland, Knut
Project Title: Behavioral patterns of snowshoe hares at salt licks
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Dempsey, Sarah
Degree: BS Wildlife Biology & Conservation
Faculty Mentor: Crimmins, Shawn
Project Title: Moose population responses to changing landscape in Togiak National Wildlife Refuge
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Dykes, Daniel
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Bult-Ito, Abel
Project Title: Trait-specific modulatory effects of caffeine exposure on compulsive-like behaviors in a spontaneous mouse model of OCD
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Ekada, Laura
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Phillipe, Jacques
Project Title: Getting through a Pandemic: The role of culture and traditions in a Rural Alaska Native Community
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Gologergen, Orlin
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Wild, Lauren
Project Title: Stable isotope analysis of bowhead whale skin and blubber
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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House, Thomas
Degree: 
BS Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Jacobs, Jill
Degree:
BS Chemistry
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Kokrine, Justin
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Phillipe, Jacques
Project Title: Getting through a Pandemic: The role of culture and traditions in a Rural Alaska Native Community
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Larson, Paul
Degree: 
BS Wildlife Biology and Conservation
Faculty Mentor: 
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Lliban, Shayle
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Larson, Don
Project Title: Effects of temperature on shedding rates of Trichobilharzia alaskensis
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Mahoney, Josephine
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Drown, Devin
Project Title: Microbial communities of marl sediments from polygonal ponds on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Mari, (Edie) Edith
Degree:
BA Interdisciplinary
Faculty Mentor: Kelley, Amanda
Project Title: Evaluation of the Alaska Ocean Acidification Network's community sampling program
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Martins, Michael
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Conde, Mark
Project Title: Establishing new methods to measure winds and temperatures in the atmosphere
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Masterman, Robin
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Drew, Kelly
Project Title: Hibernation biology
Award Year: 2020-2021

 
 
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Matson, Shayna
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Drown, Devin
Project Title: DNA analysis of biofilms in UAF water sources
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Mueller, Daphne
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Lopez, Andres
Project Title: Merganser diet project
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Pfeffer, (Nicia) Helen
Degree: 
BS Electrical Engineering
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Ramirez, Michelle
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Smith, (Bob) Steven
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: 
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Stitz, Shadrach
Degree: 
BS Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Howard, Bill
Project Title: Investigation into the role of zirconocene in mediating or catalyzing peptide bond formation
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Tindall, Jordan
Degree: 
BS Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Black, Jessica and Demientieff, LaVerne
Project Title: Reawakening the Spirit
Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Veenstra, Grace
Degree: 
BA Psychology/Physics
Faculty Mentor: 
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Award Year: 2021-2022

 
 
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Wade, Samantha
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Leigh, Mary Beth
Project Title: Sequencing the genome of an oil-degrading bacterium from the Arctic Ocean
Award Year: 2021-2022

 

Past Scholars