HSU Students Participate in Statewide CSU Research Competition May 2-3
Apr 02, 2014
Five HSU students have been selected to participate with students around the state in the California State University’s 28th Annual Student Research Competition.
The competition promotes excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the twenty-three campuses of the California State University. The following students will represent HSU at CSU East Bay on May 2nd and 3rd.
- James Bodnar, Microbiology, “Biochemical Characterization of the Folate Biosynthetic Pathway in a Rickettsial Endosymbiont of Ixodes pacificus”; faculty advisor – Jianmin Zhong, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
- Matt Brush and Shayne Holler, Environmental Science, “Salt Marsh Carbon Sequestration: a Baseline Study, City of Arcata, California”; faculty advisor – Kevin Fingerman, Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Management
- Jozlyn Jareunpoon, Kinesiology, “Acute Effects of Bikram Yoga on Ambulatory Blood Pressure”; faculty advisor, Tina Manos, Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Recreation
- Holly Leopardi, Physics, “Tests of Gravity Below Fifty Microns”; faculty advisor – C.D. Hoyle, Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy
Students will serve as exemplars of how student research is produced, supported, and promoted at HSU and compete based on their written summaries and oral presentations before a jury and an audience.