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    • Acceptance of Marginalized Couples 

      Prajwal Mohanmurthy; Hargrove, Shaquela (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 11/25/2012)
      Marginalized couples (i.e., those seen as dissimilar from the socialized standard) are still not completely accepted (Lehmiller & Agnew, 2006). Almost 50% of Americans still disapprove of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGB) ...
    • Microscopic analysis of Rickettsial co-infection in the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum 

      Both, Andries Pieter; Harper, Amanda Benton (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Basic SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Ticks can pass a variety of organisms to humans, resulting in mild flu-like illnesses or more severe diseases that may be fatal if not treated. One group of tick-borne organisms of interest to us are rickettsiae, which ...
    • Impact of single amino acid mutations in the rhomboid protease Pcp1p on Pcp1p catalytic activity, cellular respiration, mitochondrial morphology, and mitochondrial DNA maintenance 

      Van Geel, Lien; Both, Andries Pieter (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant PathologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Pcp1p is a rhomboid protease in the inner mitochondrial membrane of S. cerevisiae that processes Mgm1p, a protein required for mitochondrial fusion. In this study, five previously generated pcp1 mutant strains were analyzed ...
    • Phase Space Simulation of Relativistic Twisted Electron Mott Scattering 

      Kilgore, Jenna; Madsen, John K. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      The question of how the spin of the proton and neutron arise from the angular momentum of the constituent partons is very pressing in the study of nuclear structure. As of yet, there has been no experimental method able ...
    • Shakespeare's Own Metamorphosis: Transformations in the Reception of Ovid in Shakespearean Plays 

      Warren, Zachary J.; Van Geel, Lien (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Classical and Modern Languages and LiteraturesDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    • Love of the Law: The Ethical Christology of Southern Baptist Rhetoric and Language Concerning the LGBTQ Community 

      Molly Beckwith; Ward, Alexander James (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Philosophy and ReligionJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      The connection between society and a group is a complex and often tangled relationship. The division between the two can be blurred in many cases and therefore the movement of individuals within a particular group within ...
    • The in vitro effects of glucosamine on equine and canine platelet aggregation and thromboxane synthesis 

      Williams, Ryan; Rands, Gabrielle (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biological SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Citrated blood samples were collected via jugular venipuncture and used to create platelet-rich plasma (PRP). PRP samples were incubated for 5 minutes with four concentrations of glucosamine: 0 �g/ml (control), 10 �g/ml, ...
    • Cicero and Epicureanism 

      Emily Ousterhout; Williams, Ryan (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Classical and Modern Languages and LiteraturesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Over the course of the last ten years of his life, Cicero devoted much effort to exploring and evaluating the three major philosophical schools prevalent at Rome: Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Skepticism. His critique of ...
    • Test-Retest Reliability of Self-Reported Lifetime History of Aggression: A Unique Longitudinal Assessment Over One Year Using Mechanical Turk 

      Harper, Amanda Benton; Kilgore, Jenna (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    • Reducing Social Demands in Child Eyewitness Memory Using Robot Interviewers 

      Ward, Alexander James; Buchanan, A. Zachary (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      A recent study showed that children's memory for a witnessed event was not impaired when misleading post-event information was presented by a robot interviewer. However, their memory was impaired when the misleading ...
    • Suicidality and Depression of those Raised in Kincare 

      White, Sally J.; Fitchie, Theresa (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      The rate of children who are raised in kincare (that is, by a non-parental relative), has steadily been on the rise. Past studies have indicated that this group of individuals are at an increased risk of mental health ...
    • Removing Aflatoxin M1 from Milk using Activated Carbon and its Effects on Protein Concentration 

      Dennis, Kylie; Cheney, Kaylin (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant PathologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    • Characterization of Pyridostatin and its Interactions with c-MYC G-Quadruplexes 

      Gaerlan, Oliver Mikhail H.; Cuny, Zachary G. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
    • Determining the photometric capabilities of the CTIO 0.9-m telescope 

      Madsen, John K.; Clarke, Cameron (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesOffice of Undergraduate ResearchHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2016)
      Exoplanet detections are becoming more and more frequent as our ability to detect transits and Doppler shifted stellar spectra improves. Here, we report on eight observing nights at the SMARTS 0.9m telescope in Chile at ...
    • Influence of pH on bile sensitivity among various strains of Listeria monocytogenes under aerobic and anaerobic· conditions 

      Rands, Gabrielle; White, Sally J. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Biological SciencesJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that causes the food-borne disease listeriosis and survives the body's natural defenses within the digestive tract, including the acidic conditions and bile. Limited information is ...
    • A Novel Spin-Light Polarimeter for the Electron Ion Collider 

      Hargrove, Shaquela; Mohanmurthy, Prajwal (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      A novel precision polarimeter will go a long way in satisfying the requirements of the precision experiments being planned for a future facility such as the Electron Ion Collider. A polarimeter based on the asymmetry in ...
    • Why do we laugh when we should cry?...ls it only here in this sad island?: Gender, Affect, and Empire in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Johnston's Fool's Sanctuary 

      Johnson, Ariel; Dennis, Kylie (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of EnglishJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      British colonial literature has produced no shortage of the silent woman: she has surfaced in a variety of disguises as the domestic wife, the colonial woman, and the mysterious, exoticized other. For contemporary women ...
    • Measurement of Material Thickness Using X-ray Attenuation 

      Travis, Holly; Gaerlan, Oliver Mikhail H. (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of Physics and AstronomyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      The experiment will measure the thickness of a thin aluminum foil by sending a beam of x-rays through the foil. The thickness of the foil is related to the difference in the intensity of x-rays that pass through the aluminum ...
    • The Impact of Public Defense Spending and Caseload on Jury Trial Rates 

      Cuny, Zachary G.; Travis, Holly (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
    • Decoding the contents of working memory using EEG provides evidence for the sensory recruitment hypothesis 

      Laudadio, Tony; Brungung, Allison (Mississippi State UniversityJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeDepartment of PsychologyJudy and Bobby Shackouls Honors CollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesHonors Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017)
      Recent fMRI studies have shown that the contents of visual working memory can be decoded from early visual areas, including V1. This result has been interpreted as support for the sensory recruitment hypothesis: the idea ...