ABERDEEN, S.D. - Several Northern State University students received honors at the 2017 NSU Undergraduate Creativity, Scholarship and Research Forum on April 13.
Oral Presentation Winners:
Stephanie Anderson of Yankton and Amy Wockenfuss of Anchorage, Alaska, received first place with their presentation on “Effects of Permethrin on Xenopus laevis Tadpoles,” with Dr. Alyssa Anderson as their mentor.
Michaela Smith of Watertown, Jose Delsi of Houston, Texas; Addy Wiswall of Aberdeen and Seyoung Jeon of Bucheon, South Korea, received second place with their presentation entitled “Are We Represented? – An Analysis of the House of Representatives,” with Dr. Kristi Bockorny as their mentor.
Poster Presentation Winners:
Joseph Keryakos of Jezzine, Lebanon, received first place for his project entitled “Genes and Health and their Linkage to Tooth Decay and Cavities,” with Dr. Alyssa Kiesow as his mentor.
Tess Durnin of Aberdeen received second place for her project entitled “Artificial Dewlap Ornamentation in Anolis carolinensis,” with Anderson as her mentor.
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