All Past Award Recipients


Hip-Hop as a Postmodernist Expression of the Blues

Sean Wills, Junior, History Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. Willie Strong, Adjunct Professor, Department of Visual and Performing Arts and Dr. Heather Peterson, Assistant Professor, Department of History

2013-2014 Magellan Scholar

Identification and Analysis of Olfactory Receptor Genes in King Snakes to Determine Whether Snakes Use Olfactory Receptors to Detect Odors

Amanda Robinson, Senior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. Michelle Vieyra, Department of Biology and Geology

2008-2009 Magellan Scholar

Identifying the gene underlying a jaw mutation in zebrafish

Kayce Vanpelt, Junior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. April DeLaurier

2015 Discovery Day Award

Identifying the sequences responsible for the high transposition rate of a MITE transposon

Daymond Parilla, Junior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. Nathan Hancock, Department of Biology and Geology

2014-2015 Magellan Scholar

Inducement of apoptosis through tat-dependent expression of pro-apoptotic Bax

Angela Arthur, Junior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. William Jackson, Department of Biology and Geology

2009-2010 Magellan Scholar