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*Faculty Nuggets*

Biology
Dr. Chris Barney
....Water Balance, Temperature, and Blood Pressure Regulation
Dr. Aaron Best
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Bioinformatics and the Exploration of Microbial Life
Dr. Tom Bultman

....Ecology of Grass-Fungus Symbioses
Dr. Leah Chase
....Biochemistry of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Donald Cronkite
....1. Biomechanics of Arthropods
2. Theology and Evolution 3. Science Education
Dr. Tim Evans
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Evolution and Classification of Plants
Dr. Greg Fraley
....Food, Sex & the Brain: The Metabolic Control of Reproduction
Dr. Maria Burnatowska-Hledin
....Cellular Signaling
Dr. Virginia McDonough
....Uptake and metabolism of exogenous fatty acids
Dr. Greg Murray
....Community Ecology and Chemical Ecology of Tropical Forests
Dr. TJ Sullivan
....Herbivore induced variation in gene expression
Dr. Debbie Swarthout
....Plant responses to drought
Dr. Kathy Winnett-Murray
....Behavioral Ecology & Science Education

Chemistry
Dr. Ken Brown
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Chemically Modified Electrodes
Dr. Toni Brown
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Synthesis and Evaluation of DNA Interactive Ligands
Dr. Leah Chase
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Biochemistry of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Dr. Jason Gillmore
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Photochromic Photooxidants
Dr. Maria Burnatowska-Hledin
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Cellular Signaling
Dr. Brent Krueger

....Structural Dynamics of Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Dr. Moses Lee
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Control of Gene Expression to Anticancer Drug Design and Development
Dr. Hilary Mackay
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Targeting Gene Expression Using Polyamines & Polyamides
Dr. William Mungall
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Synthesis of Novel Organic Polymers
Dr. Graham Peaslee
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Environmental Chemistry of Lake Sediments
....Interdisciplinary Applications of Ion Beam Analysis
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Radioactive Nuclear Beam Experiments
Dr. Mike Pikaart
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Protein/DNA Interactions and Gene Expression
Dr. Will Polik
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Measurement and Computation of Molecular Potential Energy Surfaces
Dr. Elizabeth Sanford
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Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Polymers
Dr. Mike Seymour
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Use of Computers in General Chemistry Labs
Dr. Mike Silver
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Synthesis and Characterization of New Silicone-Based Surfactants
Dr. Joanne Stewart
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Integrative and Interdisciplinary Learning in Science

Computer Science
Dr. Matt DeJongh
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Genome-Scale Models of Microbial Metabolism
Dr. Herb Dershem
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Visualization of Algorithms
Dr. Mike Jipping
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Parallel Processing over Mobile Ad-hoc Networks
Dr. Ryan McFall
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Electronic Textbooks that Enhance Education

Geological & Environmental Sciences
Dr. Brian Bodenbender
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Jurassic Dinosaur Paleoenvironments
Dr. Ed Hansen
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Geological History of Lake Michigan Dunes
Dr. Graham Peaslee
....Environmental Chemistry of Lake Sediments
....Interdisciplinary Applications of Ion Beam Analysis
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Radioactive Nuclear Beam Experiments

Dr. Jon Peterson
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Groundwater Contamination and Remediation
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Conditions of Arthropod Occurrence in Groundwater


Mathematics
Dr. Airat Bekmetjev
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Combinatorics and Probability Theory
Dr. Aaron Cinzori
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Ill-Posed Problems and Numerical Analysis
Professor Mary DeYoung
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K – 8 Mathematics Content Education
Dr. Mark Pearson
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Algebraic Topology
Dr. Tim Pennings
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Modeling with Dynamical Systems
Dr. Darin Stephenson
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Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry
Dr. John Stoughton
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Topology and the History of Mathematics
Professor Todd Swanson
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Curriculum Development
Dr. Nathan Tintle
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Theoretical and Applied Statistics

Nursing
Professor Amanda Barton
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DNP Project: Increasing Nursing Workforce Diversity The Theological Exploration of Vocation in Pre-health Professional Students
Dr. Nancy Barnum
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The Effect of the 1944 G.I. Bill on Higher Education in Nursing
Professor Paulette Chaponniere
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Coping Repertory, Acculturation and Preterm Labor
Dr. Susan Dunn
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Hopelessness and Depression in Myocardial Infarction

Physics/Engineering
Dr. Miguel Abrahantes
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Description, in real time, of the uncertainties in nonlinear models
Dr. Jeff Brown
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Nondestructive Evaluation of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites
Dr. Paul DeYoung
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Nuclear Physics: Fundamental and Applied
Dr. Peter Gonthier
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Population Statistics Study of radio and ?-ray pulsars
Dr. John Krupczak
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Thermal-Fluid Engineering Design and Education
Dr. Michael Misovich
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Computational Methods for Equations of State
Dr. Graham Peaslee
....Environmental Chemistry of Lake Sediments
....Interdisciplinary Applications of Ion Beam Analysis
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Radioactive Nuclear Beam Experiments

Dr. Roger Veldman
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Blast-Response of Structures