2003

Bryson Bolton

Alabama A&M University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Harry Lawless
Project: "Taste Properties of Metallic Salts"


Darleen Chien

Cornell University
Major: Human Biology
Faculty Mentor: Randy Worobo
Project: "Transpositional Mutagenesis of Antibacterial Producing Bacteria"


Emmie Dengler

Kenyon College
Major: Biology
Faculty Mentor: Kathryn Boor
Project: "Bacterial Stress Response in Listeria monocytogenes"


Robin Erat

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Joseph Hotchkiss
Project: "Effect of Processing on Survival of Milk Borne Bacteria"


Eric Fugett

University of Arkansas
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Geza Hrazdina
Project: "Determination of the number of aromatic polyketide syntheses expressed during raspberry fruit ripening"


Cheryl Hickman

Mississippi State University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Christopher Watkins
Project: "Effect of Variety, Storage Atmosphere and storage Period on Chemical and Physical Properties of Strawberries"


Alicia Holt

Alabama A&M University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Raymond Glahn
Project: "Inhibiting Dietary Iron Bioavalibility for Hemochromatosis Patients"


Atsushi Maekawa

University of California, Davis
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Karl Siebert
Project: "Mechanism of Astringency Perception"


Jessica Oesterling

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Dennis Miller
Project: "Speciation of Iron in Iron-Enriched Bread"


Erin Ohmann

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Rui Hai Liu
Project: "Phytochemical Profiles of Colored Corn Varieties"


Maggie Phan

University of Pennsylvania
Major: Anthropology
Faculty Mentor: Bruce Halpern
Project: "Smelling from inside the mouth - the role of retronasal olfaction in recognition of food-related odorants"


Mary Ann Pohl

Cornell University
Major: Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "Molecular basis of host and tissue specificity in Listeria monocytogenes"


Amber Sakagawa

University Hawaii, Manoa
Major: Food Science/Human Nutrition
Faculty Mentor: Chang Yong Lee
Project: "Phytochemicals and Their Bioactivity in Fresh and Processed Cabbage"


Karl (Rat) Schilke

Oregon State University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "DNA Sequence-Based Subtyping of Salmonella Using the Fimbrial Gene A (fimA)"


Lisa Shippelt

University of Alberta
Major: Food Science and Technology
Faculty Mentor: Syed Rizvi
Project: "A New Method to Evaluate the Extensibility"


Dustin Vann

Oklahoma State University
Major: Animal Science
Faculty Mentor: Chris Watkins
Project: "Effect of Variety, Storage Atmosphere and storage Period on Chemical and Physical Properties of Strawberries"


Kitman Wong

University of California, Davis
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Joseph Hotchkiss
Project: "Increasing the Heat Sensitivity of Bacterial Spores by use of High Pressure Carbon Dioxide Processing"