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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences





Abstract Titles and Advisors

Animal Sciences-Nutrition

John Bouranis Whey Protein and Sphingomyelin but not Casein Contribute to α- tocopherol Bioaccessibility in Skim Milk Dr. Richard Bruno
Mikaela Disbennett Effects of Branched Chain Volatile Fatty Acid/Branched Chain Amino Acid Supplementation on Fiber Degradation and Fatty Acid Profile Dr. Jeff Firkins
Lauren Hamer The Effects of Supplementing Increasing Doses of EPA and DHA Fatty Acids to Ewes in Late Gestation on Offspring and Ewe Performance, PI Dr. Alejandro Relling
Jade Hettick Effect of Lysophospholipid on Rumen Fermentation and Feed Digestibility: In Vitro Dr. Chanhee Lee
Michael Loveless PFK-1 Transcript Amounts in the Liver and Skeletal Muscle of Pigeons and Quail Acutely Exposed to High Embryonic Incubation Temperature Dr. Pasha Lyvers Peffer
Hailey Shoemaker The Effects of Lysozyme on Feed Efficiency and Growth Performance in Swine Dr. Lyda Garcia
Ariel Taylor Effects of Maternal Dietary Phospholipids on Neonatal Piglet Intestinal Health Dr. Sheila Jacobi


Animal Sciences-Animal Health

Tarshangi Dixit Validation of Scan Sampling Techniques for Behavioral Observations of Broiler Chickens Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia
Erin Hamlin Generation of Transgenic Quail Expressing GFP within Liver Cells, via the LB-FABP Promoter Dr. Kichoon Lee
Jack Korenyi-Both Evaluation of Effects of Different Necrotic Enteritis Models in Chicken Dr. Lisa Bielke
Aislinn Latham In Vivo Characterization of FACT Complex Proteins in C. elegans Dr. Helen Chamberlin
Sidney Long Cryopreservation of Dirofilaria immitis Microfilaria-Infected Blood for Teaching Diagnostic Techniques and Parasite Identification Dr. Antoinette Marsh
Nicole Lorig Preconditioning Sows with Classical Music to Reduce Aggression in Group Housing Dr. Kelly George
Rachel McLaughlin Effects of Cadmium Contamination in Soil on Pollination Services Dr. Frances Sivakoff
Andrew Oppliger Visual Detection Thresholds of Walleye Under Varying Types of Turbidity Dr. Suzanne Gray
Julia Rose Behavioral and Production Effects of Environmental Enrichment on Fast Growing Broiler Chickens Dr.Monique Pairis-Garcia
Madeline Schwarz Methods to Improve Anesthetic Thermoregulation and Postoperative Recovery Time in the Acute Kidney Injury Canine Model Dr. Raphael Malbrue
Jaime Uren Environmental Enrichment of Calves using Stationary and Mechanical Brushes Dr. Maurice Eastridge



Environmental & Plant Sciences

Amy Albers The Efficacy of Pulsed Electric Field to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria in Wastewater Dr. Thomas Wittum
Ashlee Balcerzak The Use of Magnetotactic Bacteria to Remove Phosphorus from Eutrophic Conditions Dr. Steven Lower
Kaitlinn Carr Estimating Seasonal Avian Diversity Using Mist Netting in an Urban Experimental Wetland in Columbus, Ohio Dr. Christopher Tonra
Vivian Chang Measuring the Gene Expression of Vrille and Par Domain Protein1 in the Northern House Mosquito, Culex pipens Dr. Megan Meuti
Alan Coburn Evaluating the Effect of Hydrological Restoration in Lake Erie Coastal Wetlands on Plant Diversity and Ecosystem Functions Dr. Lauren Pintor
Victoria Colin The Role of the Spermathecae in Females of the Northern House Mosquito, Culex pipens Dr. Megan Meuti
Adam Cupito Examining Carry-Over Effects in Resident and Migratory Sparrows Using Feather Corticosterone Dr. Christopher Tonra
Katherine Denune Establishing a Long Term Avian Survey to Monitor Restoration Succession Dr. Christopher Tonra
Nicole Episcopo Behavioral Differences between Populations of African Cichlid Fish from Divergent Habitats Dr. Suzanne Gray
Harrison Fried The Effects of Parasites on the Visual Ability of a Cichlid Fish Dr. Suzanne Gray
Luke Hearon Establishing a Correlation between Soybean Presence and Soybean Foraging by A. mellifera Dr. Joe Raczkowski
Jonathan Kubesch Edaphic and Morphological Variance in Running Buffalo Clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) Ecology Dr. David Barker
Caleb Mathias Adsorption of Organophosphates from Drinking Water Using Activated Carbon from Seed Waste Dr. Thomas Mitchell
Hannah McKenzie Causes and Consequences of Sex Ratio Variation in the Parasitoid Wasp Pelecinus polyturator Dr. Norman Johnson
Margaret Moodispaw Tracking Xanthomonas gardneri Infection of Tomato Fruit Dr. Sally Miller
Krystal Pocock The Role of Taxonomic Verses Functional Macroinvertebrate Diversity as Indicators of Nutrient Pollution in Ohio Streams Dr. Lauren Pintor
Alayna Simison Effect of Salinity on Survival and Growth of Cichlid Fish Invasive to North America Dr. Konrad Dabrowski


Food Sciences

Ayna Arora Development and Characterization of a Children’s Beverage using By-Products from the Dairy Industry Dr.Rafael Jimenez-Flores
Jing-Wei Lee In Vitro Analysis of Mushroom Proteases That May Tenderize Beef Dr. Eric England
Xiang Li A Comparative Study of Color Change Assessment for Frozen Ground Beef Patties using Traditional Colorimeter and Digital Image Analysis Dr. Dennis Heldman
Haley Orwig Consumer Acceptability of Blueberry Confections Formulated with Blueberry Extract and Lyophilized Whole Blueberry Powder Dr. Yael Vodovotz
Daniel Sosh Investigating the Impact of Functional Pretzel Snack on Satiety in Postmenopausal Women with Metabolic Syndrome Dr. Yael Vodovotz
Margaret Stegman Perceptual Differences of Aromas Delivered Through the Orthonasal and Retronasal Routes Dr. Christopher Simons
Karli Van Simaeys Evaluation of Alphabet Stimuli Using Anterior Tongue and Fingertip Dr. Christopher Simons
Alexandra Voytko The Impact of Growth Selection on Meat Quality in a Turkey Line Selected for Increased 16 Week Body Weight Dr. Daniel Clark
Morgan Whitecotton Comparative Punctate Tactile Sensitivity Reveals Human Tongue is More Sensitive than Fingertip Dr. Christopher Simons


Social Sciences

Olivia Carros Promoting Cover Crop Adoption to Improve Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes Dr. Robyn Wilson
Brianna Gwirtz Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire: Examining Associated Press Coverage of Wildfires in the US Dr. Annie Specht
Taylor Klass Assessment of Smallholder Urban and Peri-Urban Dairy Production with Zero-Grazing Practices in Kampala Uganda Dr. David Barker
Sarah Landis Factors Influencing Preservice Teachers’ Decision to Major in Agriscience Education Dr. Susie Whittington
Andrew Shea The Effects of Natural Capital Investment on Coastal Communities’ Resilience to Natural Hazards Dr. Sathya Gopalakrishnan
Lauren Sommers How Does the Presence of Live Animals Effect the Millennial Generations Reaction to Conservation Education? Dr. Kelly George
Mariah Stollar Evaluation of the VP Conversation of the Future of Extension Dr. Greg Davis