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Maranatha Ayodele

Cornell University
Major: Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "Characterization of Streptococcus agalactiae Strains Isolated from Animals and Humans by Ribotyping and DNA Sequencing of the Hyaluronidase Gene"

Liony Azali

University of California, Davis
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: John Roberts
Project: "Evaluation of Microwave Heating of Frozen Prepared Meals on Various Microwave Ovens"

Courtney Bolger

Cornell University
Major: Food Biotechnology
Faculty Mentor: Kathryn Boor
Project: "The Role of Sigma B in Virulence and Osmotolerance of Listeria monocytogenes"

Theresa Cargioli

Cornell University
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "Sequencing and Analysis of Intergenetic Regions within the Listeria monocytogenes Virulence Gene Island to Characterize Virulence"

Alexander Chassy

University of Massachusetts
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Karl Siebert
Project: "Possible Mechanism of the Astringent Sensation of Acids"

Mike Chung

Cornell University
Major: Biochemistry and Computer Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "Development of the Pathogen Tracker Database and Sequence Study of the fecA Gene in Listeria monocytogenes"

Katie Evans

Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "Listeria Epidemiology and Ecology in Animals"

Josephin Haedelt

University of Reading, England
Major: Food Science and Technology
Faculty Mentor: Olga Padilla-Zakour
Project: "Coating Roasted Buckwheat to Improve Cooked Quality"

Lauren Hong

University of Hawaii at Manoa
: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Randy Worobo
Project: "Purification and Characterization of a Broad Spectrum Antimicrobial Peptide"

Sarah Lowry

University of Guelph
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Joseph Hotchkiss
Project:  "Impact of Raw Materials, Pasteurization Temperature and Carbon Dioxide on the Shelf Life of Three Chocolate Flavoured eMoo TM Products"

Oscar Perez

Universidad De Las Americas, Puebla
Major: Food Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Joseph Hotchkiss
Project: "Determination of the Antimictobial Activity of Poly(ethylene glycol)"

Kelly Ryan

Siena College
Major: Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Richard Durst
Project: "Electochemical Bioassay for E. coli 0157:H7 using Immunomagnetic Separation and Immunoloposome Detection Strategies"