All Past Award Recipients


Determining the role of target site duplication sequences on the excision and repair of Tourist and Stowaway miniature inverted repeat transposable elements

David Gilbert, Junior, Biology Major

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

2013-2014 Connections Award

Developing a DNA Transponson-Based Vector to Express Anti-HIV Genes

Brittney Adams, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : Dr. William Jackson

2014-2015 Research Day Award

Developing a HIV-1 Dependent Lentiviral Vector that Expresses an Innate Human Anti-Retroviral Gene

McKenize Spires, Sophomore, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : William Jackson

Summer-Fall 2017 Magellan Scholar

Developing a tool for transposon mutagenesis in zebrafish (D. rerio)

Alec Jones, Junior, Biology Major

Mentor(s) : April DeLaurier and Nathan Hancock

Spring 2017 Magellan Scholar

Developing an activation tagging system for gene discovery in wheat

Amanda Askins, Sophomore, Biology Major

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

2016 / 2017 Connections Award