Adamsville, PA
   Jennifer Krueger
, a biology major, is a daughter of Candi Braswell and a graduate of Conneaut Lake High School.  Her research, "Characterization of the Rostrum Lateral Line Organ of the Juvenile Paddlefish, Polyodon spathula," was advised by Dr. John Robertson, associate professor of biology.

Baden, PA
   Abigail Bishop
, a biology major, is a daughter of Thomas and Patty Bishop and a graduate of North Allegheny High School.  Her research, "The Effects of Environmental Stressors on Blood Glucose Levels in Goldfish (Carassius auatus)," was advised by Dr. John Robertson, associate professor of biology.

Butler, PA
   Chaz Danilchak
, a biology major, is a son of Carol Danilchak and a graduate of Butler Area High School.  His research, "Effects of Bisphenol-A on Development and Heart Rate of Embryonic Zebrafish (Danio rerio)," was advised by Dr. Marosh Furimsky, assistant professor of biology.
   Ashley Grenet, a biology major, is a daughter of Edward and Mary Grenet and a graduate of Butler Area High School.  Her research, "The Effects of Ran Localization with Thapsigargin Treatment and Rescue with BAPTA," was advised by Dr. Karen Resendes, assistant professor of biology.

Ellwood City, PA
   Trevor Young
, a biology major, is a son of Debra and Gary Young and a graduate of Riverside High School.  His research, "The Effects of Potassium Bromate on Heart Rate, Growth, and Survival of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Embryos," was advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.

Glenshaw, PA
   Rebecca Dick
, a biology major, is a daughter of Harry and Janet Dick and a graduate of Fox Chapel Area High School.  Her research, "Effects of Diethyl Phthalate (DEP) on Mortality and Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) Levels on Zebrafish Embryos," was advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.

Greenville, PA
   Kaylynn Coates
, a biology major, is a daughter of Gary and Sally Coates and a graduate of Reynolds High School.  Her research, "The Effect of Scopolamine, a Muscarinic Antagonist, on Acetylcholine, and thus, Nestmate Recognition of Pogonomyrmex barbatus," was advised by Dr. Katherine Robertson, associate professor of biology.

Guy Mills, PA
   Tamber Schaef
, a biology major, is a daughter of Autumn O'Hara and a graduate of Maplewood High School.  Her research, "The Characteristics and Development of the Rostrum Lateral Line Canal Structure in the Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)," was advised by Dr. John Robertson, associate professor of biology.

Huntingdon, PA
   Briana Isenberg
, a biology major, is a daughter of Gordon and Priscilla Isenberg and a graduate of Huntingdon Area High School.  Her research, "Frequency of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus on Fomites on Westminster College's Campus," was advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.

Leetsdale, PA
   Shane Priddy
, a biology major, is a son of Joseph and Jessica Reilsono and a graduate of Quaker Valley High School.  His research, "Centrin 2 is a Requirement for Nuclear Protein Export during the G1/S Phases of the Cell Cycle," was advised by Dr. Karen Resendes, assistant professor of biology.

Marshall Township, PA
   Jordan Zabo
, a biology major, is a son of Daniel and Noellene Zabo and a graduate of North Allegheny High School.  His research, "The Effects of Male-Produced Olfactory Cures and Host Density on the Sex Ratio of Jewel Wasps, Nasonia vitrippenis, under Local Mate Competition," was advised by Dr. Ann Throckmorton, professor of biology.

McMurray, PA
   Pamela Bonneau
, a biology major, is a daughter of Sandra Bonneau and a graduate of Peters Township High School.  Her research, "Passive vs. Active Stretching of the Hip Joint on Collegiate Athletes' Range of Motion," was advised by Dr. John Robertson, associate professor of biology.

Meadville, PA
   Brittany Kundar
, a biology major, is a daughter of Martin and Brenda Kundar and a graduate of Maplewood High School.  Her research, "Effects of Roads on Territory Size and Reproductive Success of Secondary Cavity-Nesting Birds in a Rural Landscape," was advised by Dr. Kerri Cornell Duerr, assistant professor of biology.

Monroeville, PA
   Justin Kwiatkowski
, a biology major, is a son of Donald and Diana Kwiatkowski and a graduate of Gateway High School.  His research, "The Cost of Antibiotic Resistance in Escherichia coli as Tested by Limited Carbon Supply," was advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.
   Todd Slobodnyak, a biology major, is a son of David and Kay Slobodnyak and a graduate of Gateway High School.  His research, "Effects of Predator Density on Prey Size Selection in Marin Invertebrates: A Test of Optimal Foraging Theory," was advised by Dr. Kerri Cornell Duerr, assistant professor of biology.

New Castle, PA
   Nikki Moore
, a biology major, is a daughter of Ronald and Beth Moore and a graduate of New Castle High School.  Her research, "The Effects of Barium Chloride on the Spontaneous Swimming Activity and Mortality of Zebrafish (Danio rerio)," was advised by Dr. Marosh Furimsky, assistant professor of biology.

New Wilmington, PA
   James Black
, a biology major, is a son of James and Cindy Black and a graduate of Wilmington Area High School.  His research, "The Effect of Microspheres on Danio rerio Fry Mortality Rates," was advised by Dr. Ann Throckmorton, professor of biology.
   Jared Mutschler, a biology major, is a son of Ronald Mutschler and a graduate of Wilmington Area High School.  His research, "Effects of Secondary Cavity-Nesters on Eastern Bluebird (Siala sialis) Territory Size and Reproduction," was advised by Dr. Kerri Cornell Duerr, assistant professor of biology.

Osterburg, PA
   Kaci Batzel
, a biology major, is a daughter of Gregory and Pamela Batzel and a graduate of Chestnut Ridge High School.  Her research, "Disruption of the Ran Gradient in HeLa Cells Due to Calcium Stress Causes Changes in Cellular ATP," was advised by Dr. Karen Resendes, assistant professor of biology.

Pulaski, PA
   Marissa Carr
, a biology major, is a daughter of David and Barbara Carr and a graduate of Wilmington Area High School.  Her research, "The Effects of Pentylenetetrazol on the Olfaction Sensitivity of Harvester Ants (Pogonomyrmex occidentalis)," was advised by Dr. Katherine Robertson, associate professor of biology.

Punxsutawney, PA
   Caleb Smathers
, a biology major, is a son of William and Elizabeth Smathers and a graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.  His research, "Chemical Analysis and Sub-Lethal Effect of Produced Water from Natural Gas Drilling on Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Embryos and Larvae," was advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.

Sewickley, PA
   Caroline Lawhead
, a molecular biology major, is a daughter of Guy and Lauren Lawhead and a graduate of North Allegheny High School.  Her research, "The Effect of Ascorbic Acid on the Expression of HoxA13 mRNA in Ambystoma mexicanum during Limb Regeneration," was advised by Dr. Joshua Corrette-Bennett, associate professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Biology.

Sharpsville, PA
   Kristen Prezioso
, a biology major, is a daughter of Gene and Rosemary Prezioso and a graduate of Sharpsville High School.  Her research, "Neuronal and Behavioral Effects of the Parkinsonism-Inducing Neurotoxin MPTP on Zebrafish Larvae (Danio rerio)," was advised by Dr. Marosh Furimsky, assistant professor of biology.

Slippery Rock, PA
   Hunter McClevish
, a biology major, is a son of David and Laurie McClevish and a graduate of Moniteau High School.  His research, "Effects of Seratonin Inhibition on Memory and Learning in Red Harvester Ants, Pogonomyrmex barbatus," was advised by Dr. Katherine Robertson, associate professor of biology.

Tarentum, PA
   Noel Galuschik
, a biology major, is a daughter of Holly Angeloff and a graduate of Deer Lakes High School.  Her research, "The Effects of Environmental Concentrations of Bisphenol-A on the Mentum of Midge Fly Larvae (Chironomus tentans)," was advised by Dr. Ann Throckmorton, professor of biology.

Valencia, PA
   Samantha Weston
, a biology major, is a daughter of Reid and Pamela Weston and a graduate of Mars Area High School.  Her research, "Natural and Chelate-Assisted Phytoremediation of Cadmium (Cd) by Myriophyllum spicatum (Eurasian Water Milfoil)," was advised by Dr. Ann Throckmorton, professor of biology.

Wampum, PA
   Sarah McCarty
, a biology major, is a daughter of Scott and Sherri McCarty and a graduate of Lincoln High School.  Her research, "Determination of LC50 and EC50 of Perchlorate on Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Embryos," was advised by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.

Waterford, PA
   Stephanie Woodward
, a molecular biology major, is a daughter of James and Laurie Woodward and a graduate of Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy.  Her research, "The Effect of Thapsigargin - Which Increase Calcium - on the Localization of Nuclear Protein Transport Factors, Such as Importin β, Importin α, and Crm-1," was advised by Dr. Karen Resendes, assistant professor of biology.

West Mifflin, PA
   Katelyn McGinty
, a biology major, is a daughter of David and Lisa McGinty and a graduate of West Mifflin Area High School.  Her research, "The Effects of Ascorbic Acid on the Rate of Limb Regeneration in Ambystoma mexicanum," was advised by Dr. Joshua Corrette-Bennett, associate professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Biology.

Campbell, OH
   Eleni Yargo
, a biology major, is a daughter of Daniel and Petroula Yargo and a graduate of Youngstown Christian School.  Her research, "The Effects of Sex Pheromones and Mate Selection on the Morphologies of Callosobruchus maculatus," was advised by Dr. Ann Throckmorton, professor of biology.

Chesterland, OH
   Hayley Ebersbacher
, a biology major, is a daughter of Mark and Linda Ebersbacher and a graduate of West Geauga High School.  Her research, "The Effects of Deer Antler Velvet on Caudal Fin Regeneration in Zebrafish," was advised by Dr. Marosh Furimsky, assistant professor of biology.

Fairlawn, OH
   Brittany Reynolds
, a biology major, is a daughter of Mark and Donna Jo Reynolds and a graduate of Copley High School.  Her research, "The Effects of Ascorbic Acid on Msx-2 Expression during Limb Regeneration of Ambystoma mexicanum," was advised by Dr. Joshua Corrette-Bennett, associate professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Biology.

Medina, OH
   Kaitlyn Kemer
, a biology major, is a daughter of Kevin and Debra Kemer and a graduate of Medina High School.  Her research, "Visual System Development in the Paddlefish Polyodon spathula," was advised by Dr. Marosh Furimsky, assistant professor of biology. 

Ravenna, OH
   Lindsay Speidel
, a biology major, is a daughter of Kenneth and Annette Speidel and a graduate of Southeast High School.  Her research, "Habituation of Drosophila melanogaster to the Repellant Benzaldehyde," was advised by Dr. Katherine Robertson, associate professor of biology.

University Heights, OH
   Kazimiera Zippert
, a biology major, is a daughter of James and Jacqueline Zippert and a graduate of Beaumont School.  Her research, "The Effect of Chondroitin Sulfate on Fin Regeneration in the Zebrafish Danio rerio," was advised by Dr. Marosh Furimsky, assistant professor of biology.

Goose Creek, SC
   Megan King
, a biology major, is a daughter of Timothy and Pamela King and a graduate of Northern Burlington County Regional High School.  Her research, "Aggression vs. Courtship in Male Betta splendens and the Role of Multiple Male Rivals," was advised by Dr. Kerri Cornell Duerr, assistant professor of biology.

Salt Lake City, UT
   Michael Dever,
a biology major, is a son of Leon Dever and Carolyn Nichols and a graduate of Highland High School.  His research, "Determination of the Role of GABA in Drosophila Olfaction by Use of GABA Agonists and Antagonists," was advised by Dr. Katherine Robertson, associate professor of biology.