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2004

Davida Alexander

Alabama A&M University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Randy Worobo
Project: "Phylogeny of Acidophilic Thermophilic Bacteria: Alicyclobacillus"


Beth Bahe

University of Arizona
Major: Nutritional Science
Faculty Mentor: Christine Olson
Project: "How Friendly is your Country to Healthy Eating"


Lisa Blum

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Joseph Hotchkiss
Project: "High-pressure CO2 treatment of apple cider and grape juice"


Natasha Brooks

Pennsylvania State University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "Evolutionary and subtype characterization of Listeria monocytogenes strains responsible for human Listeriosis outbreaks"


Ann Dragich

University of California, Davis
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Bruce Halpern
Project: "Trigeminal Component of Retronasal Olfaction"


Reina Engle-Stone

Cornell University
Major: Biology
Faculty Mentor: Ray Glahn
Project: "Effects of ascorbic acid on iron uptake of Caco-2 cells in the presence of iron absorption inhibitors"


Stacyann Forrester

Cornell University
Major: Nutrition, Food and Agriculture
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "Development of a Caenorhabditis elegans Model for Listeria monocytogenes Infection"


Matthew Ginsberg

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Joe Regenstein
Project: "Physicochemical and Organoleptic Properties of Fish and Pork Gelatin"


Linna Halim

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Rui Hai Liu
Project: "Antioxidant and antiproliferative activity of seven selected defatted-nut varieties"


Ashley Hiatt

Cornell University
Major
: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Dennis Miller
Project: "Changes in iron powder species during iron-enriched bread baking"


Darryl Holliday

Nicholls State University
Major: Culinary Arts/Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Chris Watkins
Project: "Effects of Relative Humidity on Quality and Antioxidant Composition of Strawberry Fruit"


LeeCole Legette

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Carl Batt
Project: "Degradation Mechanism of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) depolymerases"


Steven Maron

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: "Evolution of sipZ and plcA genes in Listeria monocytogenes"


Kelly Martin

Cornell University
Major: Biology
Faculty Mentor: Kathryn Boor
Project: "Distribution and biological significance of a truncated form of internalin in Listeria monocytogenes"


Shuyang Pan

Cornell University
Major: Chemical Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Syed Rizvi
Project: "Partitioning of Fat and Bacteria during Centrifugal Separation of Milk"


Karina Polar-Cabrera

University of Idaho
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Chris Watkins
Project: "The effects of high CO2 concentrations during storage on ascorbic acid metabolism of strawberry cultivars"


Chris Ricketts

Texas A&M University
Major: Chemical Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Carmen Moraru
Project: "Reduction of microbial load in raw milk using microfiltration"


Kelsey Ryan

University of Minnesota
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: John Roberts
Project: "Off-flavors found in Berry Juices due to Conventional Press Aids"


Lihe Yeo

Pennsylvania State University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Thomas Henick-Kling
Project: "No Inhibition of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on Oenococcus oeni in Synthetic Media"