2011

Michelle Adams

Sponsor:Kraft Endowment
Cornell University
Major: Biology
Faculty Mentor: Randy Worobo
Project: Bacteriocin Resistance in Enterococcus mundtii


Brynne Campbell

Sponsor: Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Colgate College
Major: Molecular Biology
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: Investigation of the Effects of Pre-Pasteurization Holding Time and Post-Pasteurization Holding Temperature on Fluid Milk Quality


Yifan Chen

Sponsor: David Michaels Flavors
Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Christopher Watkins
Project: Impact of Harvest and Storage on the Flavor Volatile Profile of "Honeycrisp" Apples


Paulina Erceg

Sponsor: Givaudan
University of Reading
Major: Nutrition and Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Ruihai Liu
Project: Sodium Borohydride/ Chloranil (SBS) assay, not aluminum chloride assay, offers precise and accurate quantification of total flavonoids


Jean C. Fang

Sponsor: Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Massachusetts University of Technology
Major: Chemical-Biological Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Carmen Moraru
Project: Effect of nanoscale surface topography on the attachment behavior of L. innocua to alumina and silica substrates


Fritz Foo

Sponsor: Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
University of California, Berkley
Major: Molecular Environmental Biology
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: A comparative study on egg albumen survival of Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak and non-outbreak isolates


Alexandra Hazelmyer

Sponsor: Kraft Foods
Coe College
Major: Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Gavin Sacks
Project: The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Characterization of the Stink and Tracing the Cilantro-Like Odor through Fermentation of Pinot Gris Juice


Brittany Miller

Sponsor:
Cornell University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Carmen Moraru
Project: Inactivation of E. coli in milk and concentrated milk using Pulsed light treatment


Thitaphat (non) Ngernsutivorakul

Sponsor: Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
University of Virginia
Major: Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Dennis Miller
Project: Studies of the interaction between Iron binding by Dietary Tannins and Proline-Rich Proteins(PRPs) by UV-Vis Spectrophotometry


Kirsten Nole

Sponsor: Western New York IFT
Cedar Crest College
Major: Genetic Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Ramon Mira de Orduna
Project: Evaluation of an integrated multi-analysis system for wineries


Elayna Tillman

Sponsor: Kerry Ingredients & Flavours
Scripps College
Major: Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Raymond Glahn
Project: The Effect of Bean Fe Bioavailability in the Presence of Rice and Corn


Carmen L. Wickware

Sponsor: Kraft Foods
Purdue University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Randy Worobo
Project: Characterization of Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris in juice and other beverages


Jessica Wooten

Sponsor: Cornell Associates Program
North Carolina A&T University
Major: Nutrition
Faculty Mentor: Martin Wiedmann
Project: Analysis of Shiga Toxin-Producing E.coli from Cattle Farms and Pristine Environments