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2000 STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS (and faculty advisors)

Jessica L. Abbott Mayetta, KS " Effects of Serum Deprivation on VACM-1 Expression in Human Breast Cancer Cell Line, T47D" and "Effects of Serum Deprivation on VACM-1 Expression in Human Breast Cancer Cell Line, T47D " (Burnatowska-Hledin)

Jon A. Benson Fowlerville, MI " Preparation of Dihydropyrans via the Inverse-Demand Diels-Alder Reaction " (Bennett)

Katherine M. Berghorst Hudsonville, MI " The Preparation of a Norcamphor-Substituted[1.1.1]Propellane " (Sanford)

Christopher D. Cappa Naperville, IL " The Investigation of Direct Hydrogen Halide Oxidation Mechanisms in Sulfuric/Nitric Acid Solutions " (Elrod)

Jessica L. Case , Portage, MI " Synthesis of Hydroxy-substituted Poly-(m-xylylene) Polymers as Models for the Study of the Liquefaction of Low-Rank Coal " (Mungall)

Diana M. Castanon , Holland, MI " Synthesis of Acetyl-substituted Poly- (m-xylylene) as a Model for the Study of the Liquefaction of Low-Rank Coal " (Mungall)

Monica A. Chernick , Williamston, MI " The Synthesis of Enantiomerically-Enriched Homoallylic Alcohols " (Stewart)

Heather A. Coverdale , Portage, MI " The Preparation of Photocrosslinkable Silcone-Copolyol Surfactant " (Silver)

Colleen D. Doyle Rochester Hts., MI " VACM-1 Expression in Rat Adrenal Medullary Endothelial Cells. Character-ization of Rat VACM-1" (Burnatowska-Hledin)

Justin M. Dragoo Ligonier, IN " The Wittig Reaction of Carbonyl Stabilized Ylides: A Collaborative Learn-ing Experience " (Bennett)

Matthew J. Goupell Mt. Pleasant, MI " Heavy Ion Reaction Studies: Isotope Yield Temperature Measurements in 84Kr+Au Reactions " (Peaslee)

Karen E. Hahn Midland, MI " Dispersed Fluorescence Spectroscopy of HFCO " (Polik)

Ronald J. Heemstra Saline, MI " Spectral Fitting of Highly Excited Vibrational States " (Polik)

Jonathon M. Horbal Midland, MI " Preparation of Dihydropyrans via the Inverse-Demand Diels-Alder Reaction " (Bennett)

Katie M. Horsman Battle Creek, MI " Dispersed Fluorescence Spectroscopy of HFCO " (Polik)

Brennan J. Hughey Elsie, MI " Heavy Ion Reaction Studies: Analysis of Light Charged Particles in 84Kr+Au, Th Reactions " (Peaslee)

Nathan D. Ide Spring Lake, MI " The Synthesis of Pharmaceuticals via Biotransformation Reactions (at Parke-Davis, Holland, MI)" (Taylor)

Julia R. Koeppe Fayetteville, AR " The Preparation of an Adamatyl-Substituted[1.1.1]Propellane " (Sanford)

Jennifer B. Kossoris Jenison, MI " VACM-1 Expression in Human Breast Cancer Cell Line, T47D " (Burnatowska-Hledin)

Melyssa A. Lenon Mecosta, MI " Curriculum Development and Imple-mentation for Summer Chemistry Camps K-12" (Gugino)

Jesse B. McKey Grand Rapids, MI " In vitro Fluorescence Studies of the Complex Between the Transcription Factor cGata-1 and its DNA Recognition Sequence " (Pikaart)

William J. Murdoch Fennville, MI " Preparation of Dihydropyrans via the Inverse-Demand Diels-Alder Reaction " (Bennett)

David G. Nash Lyons, MI " Particle-Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) Spectroscopy Studies: Aerosol Sampling and Analysis " (Peaslee)

Caroline J. Newell Reed City, MI " Total Synthesis of Taxane Diterpenes Via Palladium pi-Allyl Complexes " (Bennett)

Aranh Pen Holland, MI " Total Synthesis of Taxane Diterpenes Via Palladium pi-Allyl Complexes " (Bennett)

Jeffrey K. Petkus Bellflower, CA " The Preparation of a Fluorenyl-Substituted[1.1.1]Propellane " (Sanford)

Dana L. Ranschaert Holland, MI " Kinetics Measurements of the C2H5O2 + NO and CH3O2 + HO2 Reactions " (Elrod)

Matthew R. Reynolds Lansing, MI " The Preparation of a Novel Bridged Cyclic Bis-Allyl Ligand for Zirconium Complexes " (Silver)

Matthew Regoli Cal Poly University " The Synthesis of Enantiomerically-Enriched Artemisia Alcohol Using a Chiral Diol Ligand (TADDOL) and a Tin Reagent " (Stewart)

Garth Rotman Zeeland, MI " Isolation and Identification of Toxic Secondary Chemicals from the Seeds of Bocconia frutescens " (Mungall)

Justin J. Savara Rockford, MI " In vitro Fluorescences Studies of the Complex between the Transcription Factor cGata-1 and its DNA Recognition Sequence " (Pikaart)

Brandy L. Schenck Grand Ledge, MI " Detection and Modification of the Transcription Factor cGata-1/DNA Interactions by a Yeast One-Hybrid System " (Pikaart)

Jordan R. Schmidt Eagan, MN " WebMO: Web-Based Computational Chemistry " (Polik)

Nicholas J. Schneider Wyoming, MI " Kinetics Measurements of the C2H5O2 + NO and CH3O2 + HO2 Reactions " (Elrod)

Sarah E. Schultz St. Joseph, MI " Regulation of Aquaporin 2 Expression by VACM-1" (Burnatowska-Hledin)

Junu Shrestha Kathmandu, Nepal " Environmental Chemistry of the Lake Macatawa Watershed " (Peaslee)

Samantha Smith Wittenberg College " Regulation of Aquaporin 2 Expression by VACM-1" (Burnatowska-Hledin)

Betty Tang Holland, MI " Optimizing the Synthesis of Poly (phenylenevinylenes) using the Modified Gilch Route " (Sanford)

Sarah A. Troyer Howell, MI " Regulation of Aquaporin 2 Expression by VACM-1" (Burnatowska-Hledin)

Christa J. VanDort Midland, MI " Effects of Serum Deprivation on VACM-1 Expression in Human Breast Cancer Cell Line, T47D " (Burnatowska-Hledin)

Annalise L. VanWyngarden Caledonia, MI " Particle-Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) Spectroscopy Studies: Aerosol Sampling and Analysis " (Peaslee)

Sarah E. Vincent Midland, MI " Total Synthesis of Taxane Diterpenes via Palladium pi-Allyl Complexes " (Bennett)

Jeffrey D. Wilcox Saline, MI " Particle-Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) Spectroscopy Studies: Geochemical Analysis of Zircons " (Peaslee)

Valorie L. (Vance) Wilkerson Holland, MI " The Development of a Super-Instructor's Manual for the Chem Connections Curriculum " (Stewart)

David M. Woody Wayne, MI " The Synthesis of Enantiomerically-Enriched Homoallylic Alcohols " (Stewart)

Ann E. Zenenberg Roscommon, MI " VACM-1 Expression in Rat Adrenal Medullary Endothelial Cells. Character-ization of Rat VACM-1" (Burnatowska-Hledin)