2009 Alumni

High School: BASIS Tucson North
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vicki Chandler
Research Project: Analysis of differentially expressed genes in mop3-1, a mutant that prevents paramutation at the b1 locus in maize

High School: Catalina Foothills High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Walter Klimecki
Research Project: Inducing autophagy in Arsenic-Sensitive and Arsenic-Resistant Cell Lines

High School: Catalina Foothills High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Melanie Culver
Research Project: Diet of the Sympatric Jaguar, Puma, and Ocelot in the Amazon Jungle of Southeastern Peru

High School: Catalina Foothills High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Gang
Research Project: Identifying the cytosene P450 gene used by Saliva divinorum to produce salvinorin A

High School: Salpointe Catholic High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Anna Dornhaus
Research Project: Body size does not predict ability to raide brood in bumblebees (Bomus impatiens)

High School: University High School (UHS)
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Gang
Research Project: Correlation analysis of Solanum glandular trichome EST libraries reveals putative blocks of similar transcriptional control

High School: University High School (UHS)
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Terrence Monks
Research Project: Effects of MDMA (Ecstasy) Metabolites in Human Brain Cells and Rats

High School: Catalina Foothills High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Georg Wondrak
Research Project: Anti-Melanoma Activity of the Anti-Malarial Dihydroartemisinin

High School: Salpointe Catholic High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Rod Wing
Research Project: Comparative Genomic Analysis of a Region Including the Calmodulin Gene in Four Oryza Species

High School: Salpointe Catholic High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Patricia Stock
Research Project: Molecular diagnostics of nematode associates of the fire ant, Mirmica rubra

High School: St Gregory
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kobus Barnard
Research Project: Generating 3D Models of Arabidopsis thaliana Using L-systems

High School: Sahuaro High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lisa Nagy
Research Project: Post 2 Expression in Ilyanassa Obsoleta

High School: Sunnyside High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Serrine Lau
Research Project: Finding Diabetic Susceptibility by Genotyping Haptoglobulin HP 1-1, HP 2-1, and HP 2-2 by using PCR

High School: Pueblo Magnet High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Barbara Fransway
Research Project: The Identification of Crotalus Cerastes Through Gene Sequencing

High School: Pueblo Magnet High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Richard Vaillancourt
Research Project: PCR Amplification of ERK to develop a drug screening assay

High School: Tucson Magnet High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Frans Tax
Research Project: Phenotypes of Arabidopsis roots in mutants for two receptor-like kinases RPK1 and TOAD2

High School: Marana High School
City: Marana
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Heddwen Brooks
Research Project: The effect of a high-fat diet on the size of the glomeruli of post-menopausal mice

High School: Catalina Foothills High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Patricia Hoyer
Research Project: Gene expression in residual ovarian tissue of follice-depleted mice versus cycling control ovaries - validation of microarray findings

High School: Sunnyside High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Frans Tax
Research Project: Identifying RPK1 and TOAD2 Mutations in the Arabidopsis Plant

High School: Empire High School
City: Vail
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Rod Wing
Research Project: Comparative Genomic Analysis of a Region Including the Calmodulin Gene in Four Oryza Species