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2006

Chris Aurand

University of Guelph
Major
: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Syed Rizvi
Project: “Effect of Extrusion on Rice Quality”


Claire Broton

Cornell University
Major: Biology
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: “Genetic and Phenotypic Characterization of L. monocytogenes Strains with Attenuated Virulence”


Jessica Corron

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Kathryn Boor
Project: “Sigma B Contributions to Stress Response and Invasion in a Listeria monocytogenes Lineage I Representative Strain”


Alana Jakas

University of Massachusetts
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Cy Lee
Project: “Antioxidant Levels of Various Popular Ready-To-Eat Cereals”


Chern Lin Koh

Oklahoma State University
Major
: Animal Science
Faculty Mentor: Raymond Glahn
Project: “The Effect of Seeding Density and Time on Maturity and Functionality of Caco-2Cell Monolayer in Iron Uptake”


Julia Langer

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Olga Padilla-Zakour
Projects: “Degradation of Anthocyanins in Tart Cherry Juice Due to Heat Exposure” and “Isolation of Antimicrobial Agents from Raw Honeys”


Ai Ping Lee-Lim

Vassar College
Major: Biochemistry
Faculty Mentor: Bruce Halpern
Project: “Retronasal and Trigeminal Identification and Description of Trigeminal Odorants”


Carmen Licon

Institute Techologico y de Estudies
Major: Food Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Terry Acree
Project: "Determining the odor character thresholds for 2-methylisoborneol"


Sihao Liu

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Rui Hai Liu
Project: “Vitamin E profile in Wheat Germ and Bran”


Scott McClure

Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Harry Lawless
Project: “Examination of the Stimulus Effect as it relates to Electrically and Chemically Induced Metallic Tastes”


Johannah McLean

Duke University
Major: Political Science
Faculty Mentor: Dennis Miller
Project: “Inhibition of Iron Absorption by Tannic Acid: Effects of Selected Ligands”


Andrew Muhame

Alexandria University, Egypt
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Joe Hotchkiss
Project: “Surface modification of Low density Polyethylene (LDPE)”


Terolyn Nesmith

Clemson University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Harry Lawless
Project: “Degree of Difference Testing: Triangle versus Triad Test”


Imelda Ryona

Cal Poly Pomona
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Olga Padilla-Zakour
Project: “Quality of Select Modified Atmosphere Packaged Sweet Cherries”


Stephanie Sajuti

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Carmen Moraru
Project: “Thermal and Rheological Characterization of Soy Protein-Native Micellar Casein Mixtures”


Mary Sonnen

University of Idaho
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Kathryn Boor
Project: “Extending the Shelf Life of Milk: Developing Methods for Isolating Milk Spoilage Microorganisms in the Dairy Farm Environment and Analyzing the Effect of Pasteurization Temperatures on Microbial Numbers Over a 21 Day Shelf-life"


Marissa Stanley

University of Vermont
Major: Dietetics/Nutrition
Faculty Mentor: Kathy Arnink
Project: “Effect of Phenolic Compounds in Lemberger Wines on Oenococcus oeni Bacteria”


Matthew Stasiewicz

Michigan State University
Major: BiosystemEngineer
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: “Contributions of Cold Stress Associated Genes on the Freezer Survival of Listeria monocytogenes