BLaST Scholars

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Asplund, Sydney
Degree:  BA Psychology
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Baker, Hailey
Degree:  BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Bolton, Christian
Degree:  BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Brown, Jeramiah
Degree:  BS Biological Sciences
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Project Title: DNA Repair Efficiency in Lung Cancer Cell Lines
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Bryant, Tirzah
Degree:  BS Wildlife Biology & Conservation
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Chythlook, Craig
Degree:  BBA, Business Adminstration, Minor Rural Development
Faculty Mentor: Lopez, Ellen
Project Title: Rural water services impact on subsistence
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Dorvall, Anastacia
Degree:  BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Oliver, Ryan (Scott)
Project Title: Mechanisms of muscle and adipose tissue regulation and remodeling in response to cold and exercise
Award Year: 2020-2021

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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: 2020-2021

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Fisher, Mollie
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Larson, Don
Project Title: Effects of temperature on shedding rates of Trichobilharzia alaskensis
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Gologergen, Orlin
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Harvey, David
Degree: 
BS Geoscience
Faculty Mentor: Larsen, Jessica
Project Title: A One Health investigation of volcanic ash from Pavlof Volcano
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Hobgood, Olivia
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Hansen, Cristina
Project Title: Surveillance for and characterization of Leptospirosis in Alaskan caribou and reindeer
Award Year: 2020-2021

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House, Thomas
Degree: 
BS Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Larson, Paul
Degree: 
BS Wildlife Biology and Conservation
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Lekanof, Hayley
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: O'Brien, Kristen
Project Title: Do Antarctic fish draw from their glycogen reserves when warm-treated
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Lliaban, Shayle
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Larson, Don
Project Title: Effects of temperature on shedding rates of Trichobilharzia alaskensis
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Lu, Brianna
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Bult-Ito, Abel
Project Title: The effects of Alaskan botanicals on neurodegenerative diseases, specifically Parkinson’s
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Martins, Michael
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Masterman, Robin
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Matson, Shayna
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Drown, Devin
Project Title: Exploring the kinetics and cleavage sites of cysteine cathepsins for vaccine design
Award Year: 2020-2021

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McMillan, Casey
Degree: 
BS Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Bult-Ito, Abel
Project Title: Grooming behavior in a non-induced mouse model of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Mueller, Daphne
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Podlutsky, Andrej
Project Title: Arctic microbes & climate change: Boreal forest response to permafrost degradation
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Peterson, Margaret
Degree: 
BS Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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Qullin, Michelle
Degree: 
BS Wildlife Biology & Conservation
Faculty Mentor: Rea, Lorrie
Project Title: Bioaccumulation of mercury in northern fur seals relative to rookery fidelity at St. Paul Island, Alaska
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Schafer, Cheyenna
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: O'Brien, Diane
Project Title: Nutrition and Traditional Food Use in Rural Alaska
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Thompson, Anthony "Tony"
Degree: 
BS Wildlife
Faculty Mentor: Hansen, Cristina
Project Title: PCR surveillance for Leptospira in red-backed vole kidneys in Fairbanks, Alaska
Award Year: 2020-2021

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Tindall, Jordan
Degree: 
BS Biological Sciences
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Award Year: 2020-2021

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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: 2020-2021

Past Scholars