Projects for 2007-08
Title: Alcohol Place Conditioning Studies in Mice
Faculty: Shelly Dickinson, Psychology
Helpful background: Bio psych and/or Conditioning and Learning (that would be 238 and/or 236) would be very useful.
Title:Linguistics: Northern City Vowel Shift in Hmong Americans
Faculty: Rika Ito, Linguistics
Title:Prairie reconstruction: Germination & Growth of Plant Species in Different Soils
Faculty: Dianne Angell, Biology
Title: U.S. Farm Subsidies and Developing Countries
Faculty: Beckie Judge, Economics
Faculty: Tony Becker and Beckie Judge, Economics
Helpful background: Macro and Microeconomics
Title: Migrant Health in Southeast Iowa
Faculty: Julie Legler, Statistics
Title: Statistics as a tool to further Tuberculosis Genome Research
Faculty: Rob Rutherford, Biology
Helpful background: Statistics 212, interests in biology and/or computer science would all be helpful, but are not required.
Title: WHO: Foodborne Disease
Faculty: Julie Legler
Helpful background: Familiarity with multivariate analysis methods
Helpful background: Neuroscience
Title: Investigative Neuroscience in the National Psychology Curriculum.
Faculty: Howard Thorsheim