2021

Results
CATEGORY 1ST PLACE 2ND PLACE 3RD PLACE
Animal Sciences - Animal Health Hailey Jermolowicz Annika Diaz Andrew Brower and Isabelle Schlachter
Animal Sciences - Nutrition Antoinette Foliart Cameron White Shiling Zhao
Entomology Olivia Bianco Joseph Urso Valerie Anderson, Christina Arkorful-Bondzie (tie)
Environmental and Plant Sciences Lillian Ostrander, Esha Sharma (tie) Joshua Chaney  
Food Science Petar Kolev Anna Carroll, Anna McSurley and Justyna Korneluk (tie)  
Social Sciences Joel Shoup Milan Pozderac  

 

Abstract Titles and Advisors

 

Animal Sciences - Animal Health
NAME ABSTRACT TITLE  PROJECT ADVISOR
Andrew Brower and Isabelle Schlachter Improved Feed Efficiency in Quail with Targeted Genome Editing in Myostatin Gene:Analysis of Gene Editing on Feed Intake and Fat Growth Dr. Kichoon Lee
Annika Diaz Prevalence of Porcine RVC in Suckling Piglets and the Influence of Maternal Immunity on RVC Disease Dr. Maurice Eastridge & Dr. Anastasia Vlasova
Hailey Jermolowicz The Effect of Waterer Color and Cleaning Frequency on Sheep Water Consumption Dr. Benjamin Wenner
Brietta Latham and Madison Pinkerton Browsing Opportunities in Ohio Forest Increases Breadth of Natural Behaviors Displayed by Goats Dr. Benjamin Wenner
Daniela Saade Anti-Mullerian Hormone Concentrations in Whole Blood, Plasma, and Serum under Different Incubation Periods and Temperatures Dr. Alvaro Garcia Guerra
Natalie Tarbuck Comparative Effects of Two Sources and Levels of Methionine on the Performance of Broilers Under Coccidia Challenge Dr. Lisa Bielke
 
Animal Sciences - Nutrition
NAME ABSTRACT TITLE  PROJECT ADVISOR
Shanvanth Arnipalli Haphazard Use of Antibiotics & Antibiotic Resistance Manifestations in the Food Chain Dr. Ouiliana Ziouzenkova
Antoinette Foliart Development of an Extraction Method for Branched Chain Volatile Fatty Acid in a Supplement and Concentrate Meal Dr. Jeffrey Firkins
Lauren Krause Determination of the Effects of Dietary Probiotic and Environmental Enrichment on Weaning Pig Growth Performance and Measures of Oxidative Stress Dr. Sheila Jacobi
Hannah Maggard Influence of Methodology on Estimated Neutral Detergent Fiber From Continuous Culture Fermenter Effluent Dr. Benjamin Wenner
Shannon Pyle The Effect of Fatty Acid Supplementation in Gestating Ewes on the Carcass Characteristics and Meat Quality of their Lambs with Deferment Levels of Feed Intake Dr. Alejandro Relling
Allison Sanders The Effects of Fatty Acid Supplementation During Gestation on Growth and Glucose Metabolism in the Offspring in Sheep Dr. Alejandro Relling
Cameron White The Regulatory Effect of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on the Inflammatory Response in IPEC J-2 Cells Challenged with Enterotoxigenic E. Coli Dr. Sheila Jacobi
Shiling Zhao Environment Supersedes Host Lineage in Shaping the Gut Microbiome of Squirrels in the Pacific Northwest Dr. Andreas Chavez
 
Entomology
NAME ABSTRACT TITLE  PROJECT ADVISOR
Valerie Anderson Can Biological Control be Used for Controlling Fungus Gnats Infesting Oyster Mushrooms? Dr. Christopher Ranger
Christiana Arkorful-Bondzie Does the Photoperiod of Male Mosquitoes Affect Female Longevity? Dr. Megan Meuti
Olivia Bianco Measuring the Effect of Royal Jelly on the Seasonal Responses of Culex pipiens Dr. Megan Meuti
Isabel Nazarian Mortality Rates of Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) in Response to Corn Planting Dr. Reed Johnson
Jack Omori Using Microscopy to Determine the Extent to Which Soybean (Glycine max) Is Utilized by Honey Bees (Apis Mellifera) in Agroecosystems Dr. Reed Johnson
Will Passifiume Soybean Yield by Distance in Fields with Supplemental Honeybee Pollination Dr. Reed Johnson
Jacob Shuman Quantifying Attributes of Drone Congregation Areas Dr. Reed Johnson
Joseph Urso Effects of Male Accessory Gland Proteins on Female Reproductive Physiology in the Northern House Mosquito, Culex pipiens Dr. Megan Meuti
 
Environmental and Plant Sciences
NAME ABSTRACT TITLE  PROJECT ADVISOR
Tara Allen Effect of the Removal of Invasive Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) on the Diversity and Abundance of Terrestrial Invertebrates Dr. Elizabeth Toman
Brian Bush Modelling the Success of a Native Fish Reintroduction and Its Impacts on Resident Fish Assemblages Dr. Mazeika Sullivan
Joshua Chaney Investigating Rapid Pedogenesis of Biosolid-Amended Lime Spoils Using VNIR Spectroscopy Dr. M. Scott Demyan
Jason Hollick Effect of Self- and Inter-cultivar Grafting on Growth and Nutrient Content in Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) Dr. Chieri Kubota
Lillian Ostrander Influence of Urban Landscape Characteristics on Riparian Forest Structure and Diversity Dr. Stephen Matthews
Madeline Reuschling The Effect of Fuel Moisture Content on the Flammability of Goldenrod in Prairie Ecosystems Dr. G. Matt Davies
Esha Sharma Testing for Pierce's Disease in Vitis vinifera and V. labrusca using a Broad Array of PCR Primers Dr. Andrea Gschwend

 

Food Science
NAME ABSTRACT TITLE  PROJECT ADVISOR
Anna Carroll Valorization of Buttermilk Powder to Produce an Ingredient Enriched in Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) for Applications in the Beverage Industry Dr. Rafael Jimenez-Flores
Steven Cheng More Efficient Formation of More Stable Cyanidin-derived Food Colorants using 4-vinylphenol Dr. M. Monica Giusti
Diana Karajeh Development of a Rapid Analytical Tool for Determination of Capsaicin Content in Commercial Hot Sauces Dr. Luis Rodriguez-Saona
Petar Kolev Screening and Characterization of Beta-galactosidase Activity in Lactic Acid Bacteria for the Valorization of Acid Whey Dr. Rafael Jimenez-Flores
Anna McSurley and Justyna Korneluk Particle Size and Sphericity of Alginate-Pectin Hydrogel Particles Produced by Vibration-Extrusion Dr. Gonul Kaletunc

 

Social Sciences
NAME ABSTRACT TITLE  PROJECT ADVISOR
Shanvanth Arnipalli  Examination of Socialization Goals for European American Mothers Through the Lens of Environmental Sociological Imagination Framework         Dr. Xin Feng
Schelby Beach Consumers' Perception of Ethics and Lab-Cultured Proteins Dr. Annie Specht
Milan Pozderac Career Choice and Beliefs: Insights from Second Generation Agriculture Teachers Dr. Tracy Kitchel
Joel Shoup Evaluating Performance of Common Ohio Grain Marketing Plans Ben Brown