Presidential Research Grant Recipients

Spring-Summer 2021 and Fall 2021

SPRING/SUMMER 2021

Bain, Matthew. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: Pre-restoration survey of the benthic macroinvertebrate community in the Grand Rapids reach of the Grand River, MI

Bunda, Nicholas. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biomedical Sciences
Title: In Vitro Anti-PD-1/Anti-CTLA-4 Checkpoint Blockade in “Dirty” Mice

Dugener, Nate. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: Out of oxygen: Exploring the causes and consequences of bottom water hypoxia in a Great Lakes estuary using time-series measurements, experiments, and analyses

Eckstein, Delaney; Mangat, Tanveer; Peters, Alyson; Smith, Kayleigh. College of Health Professions, Occupational Therapy.
Title: Pediatric mTBI: School Staff and Occupational Therapy Practitioner Perceptions

Foley, Ellen. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: Lake Responses to Elevated Levels of Chloride and Phosphorus

Forest, Erika. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: Relationships between age and relative telomere length in Pteropus bats: implications for conservation and phylogenetics

Fox, Rachael. College of Health Professions, Occupational Therapy.
Title: Occupational Deprivation and Emotional Well-being of Immigrant Mothers

Harrison, Claire. College of Health Professions, Occupational Therapy.
Title: Identifying Barriers to Accessibility: A Public Museum Re-Design

Lift, Mackenzie. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: Can leaf vascular architecture help predict plant performance in a changing Arctic?

Martin, Kelly. Padnos College of Engineering and Computing, Biomedical Engineering.
Title: Development of a Novel Device for Snake Envenomation Therapies

Neff, Alexis. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: Habitat Use and Movement Patterns of Burbot (Lota lota) in the Grand River Watershed

Petersen, Maggie. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology - AWRI.
Title: The impact of microplastic ingestion on gut microbial communities and their downstream health effects in a freshwater fish species

Vander Stelt, Nicholas. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: Habitat and Biological Assessment of Boardman River Tributaries: Implications for Arctic Grayling Reintroduction

Wagner, Nathaniel. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: Predicted Changes in Forest Physiognomy and Avian Assemblages due to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestation in Michigan


FALL 2021

Mulford, Alyssa. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biology.
Title: The Influence of Spotted Knapweed Density on Soil Catechin Concentration and Native Plant Species Establishment

Walker, Zachary. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Biomedical Sciences.
Title: Adjustments of Aggression via a Neuropharmacological Agent




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