All Past Award Recipients


Understanding the replicative transposition mechanism of the transposable element mPing

Lisette Payero, Junior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Nathan Hancock

Spring 2017 Magellan Scholar

Using Dissolved Organic Matter from an Agricultural Product, Borregro HA-1, to Decrease the Bioavailability of Copper to the Invertebrate Indicator Organisms, Daphnia ambigua and Ceriodaphnia dubia

Joshua King, Junior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Michele Harmon, Biology/Geology, USC Aiken

2014-2015 Magellan Scholar

Using forward and reverse genetics to identify the gene underlying the b1187 jaw mutation in zebrafish

Kayce Vanpelt, Senior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. April DeLaurier


Using the CRISPR/Cas9 system to understand the function of the PHF21A complex in Danio rerio craniofacial recognition

Khadijah Jihad, Senior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. April DeLaurier

2015 Discovery Day Award

Virtual Child Rearing in a Developmental Context

Lauryn Johnson, Senior, Psychology & Sociology (Double Major) Major

Mentor(s) : Meredith Elzy, Psychology, USC Aiken

2014-2015 Magellan Scholar