Graduate Studies

Past Statewide Competition Results 2012

The 26th Annual Statewide California State University Student Research Competition

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH

May 4th and May 5th, 2012 

California State University, Chico Student Delegation for 2012

First Place Winner:

Student Name

Major

Faculty Mentor

Project Title

Nicholas Vierra

Microbiology (BS)

Dr. David Keller

“3’ RACE of a Low-Abundance MicroRNA in Pancreatic B-cells.” 

 

Student Name

Major

Faculty Mentor

Project Title

Michael Fitzpatrick

Philosophy (BA)

Dr. Robert Jones

“Unnatural Moral Concepts: ‘Natural’ and ‘Unnatural’ in Popular Moral Discourse.”

Maija Glasier-Lawson

Anthropology/
Archaeology

Dr. Jesse Dizard

“Archaeological Explorers: Using Anthropology to Encourage Cultural and Environmental Sustainability.”

Jasmine
Linabary

Communication
Studies (MA)

Dr. Susan Avazino

“Some Day My Prints Will Come: An Exploration of Female Journalism Students’ Vocational Expectations.” 

Joanna
Bloese

Agriculture (BS)

Dr. Elizabeth A Boyd

“Efficacy of a Novel Baited Trap at Capturing Gravid Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois transitella).” 

Nicole
Habecker

Biological
Sciences (MS)

Dr. Christopher T. Ivey

“Reproductive Isolation in Mimulus.” 

Juan 
Araujo
Sarinana

Biological Sciences (MS)

Dr. David Keller

“miR-191: Possible Regulator of Pancreatic Beta Cell Stress Response.”

Dustin
Bakkie

Kinesiology (MS)

Dr. Cheng Tu Hsieh

“Striking Technique and Leg Stiffness in Barefoot Running.” 

Melissa
Filice 

Psychology (BA)

Dr. David Hibbard

“Late Adolescents’ Perceptions and Preferences Regarding Gender Intensified Peers.”