Summer Undergraduate Research Projects

Table 2. Summer Undergraduate Research Projects

Student

Post-graduate Education

Research Mentor

Department and Institution

Misty (Young) Hseih
2 summers
Hseih Article
Hseih Experience
Oklahoma Univ. (OU) Medical School, 1996 Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Earnest Philips* Research Technician, 1996 Joseph Ferretti, PhD Microbiology/Immunology, OUHSC
Carrie Bannister* Industry, chemistry
1997
Jack Sokatch, PhD Biochemistry, OUHSC
Butch Berry Palmer Chiropractor school, 1999 Kennon Garrett, PhD Physiology/Biophysics, OUHSC
Luke Pyron OU Medical School, 1996 David Ross, PhD Otorhinolaryngology, OUHSC
Amy Jeter OU Physician Associate (PA) program, 1997 Bryan Fuller, PhD Biochemistry, OUHSC
Elaine (Craig) Coleman University of Texas Southwestern Graduate School , Immunology, 1995 Paula Grammas, PhD Pathology, OUHSC
Kerry Rodgers 2 summers Rodgers-OAS Wayne State University Medical School, 2000 Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Brandi (Hoebing) Thornhill OU PA school, 2000 Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Heather (Henson) Duncan Missouri University, Medical School, 2002 Dave Dyer, PhD Microbiology/Immunology, OUHSC
Karen Reynolds
3 summers
Reynolds CUR Award
Reynolds-DC Trip
Graduate Student, Dept. of Immunology, UT, Southwestern, Fall 2004 Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Damaris Brisco Stay at home mom Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Amy (Nine) Risley OU PA program, 2000 Bryan Fuller, PhD Biochemistry, OUHSC
Wes Gunter Missouri University. School of Veterinary, 2000 Kris Miller, PhD Biology, OC
Jason Graham OSU Medical School, 1999 Kris Miller, PhD Biochemistry, OC
Neil Roberts OU Medical School, 2000 Kris Miller, PhD Biochemistry, OC
Eric Phelps
OAS 1998
OUHSC Graduate School, cell biology, 1999 Eric Howard, PhD Cell Biology, OUHSC
Jack Hudkins OU Medical School, 1999 Rod Tweten, PhD Microbiology/Immunology, OUHSC
Jeanie Jacks
2 summers
OU Medical School, 2001 Sam Burstein, MD Hematology/Oncology, OUHSC
Jama (Kendall) Shoemaker OU PA school, 1999 Judith James, MD/PhD Arthritis/Immunology, OMRF
Dan Hutton OSU Medical School, 2000 Dave Dyer, PhD Microbiology/Immunology, OUHSC
Sherrie (McNiven) Smith OU Medical School, 2000 Ken Miller Cell Biology, OUHSC
Bo Novosad
3 summers
OAS 1998
Research Technician, OUHSC
2001
Jeff Gimble, MD/PhD
Molly Hill, PhD
Surgery, OUHSC and Biology, OC
Karissa Windell Stay at home mom Jim Morrissey, PhD Cardiovascular Biology, OMRF
Brad Russell* University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2001 James McGinnis, MD Dean McGee Eye Institute
Aaron Corum Missouri University. Graduate School, Dept. of Chemistry Ben Hutchinson, PhD Chemistry, OC
Chemistry, OU
Zac Dacus Nebraska University Dental School Kris Miller, PhD Biochemistry, OC
Adam Hoffhines
2 summers
Hoffhines Experiences
OU MD/PhD program, 2002 Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Nerissa Graves OU Medical School, 2003 Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Chris Newey
2 summers
Kirksville School of Osteopathic Medicine, MS/DO Program, 2003 Ben Hutchinson, PhD
Barbara Greenwood, PhD
Chemistry, OC
Veteran's Hospital
Amanda (McCormick) Nichols*
Nichols Experiences
OSU Graduate School, Dept. of Chemistry, 2003 Ben Hutchinson, PhD and Wai Tak Yip, PhD Chemistry, OC
Chemistry, OU
Melanie Crawford New Mexico School of Mines Graduate School, Chemistry, 2003 Ben Hutchinson, PhD Chemistry, OC
Amanda Davenport Missions George Dale, PhD Biochemistry, OUHSC
Scott Collins OU Medical School, 2003   Chemistry, OU
Courtney Copeland*
2 summers
Washington University (St. Louis) Graduate School, Dept. of Immunology,
2003
Brian Sauer, PhD Timothy Yoshino, PhD/Judith Humphries, PhD OMRF and
Immunology, University of Wisconsin
David Johnson OU Medical School, 2002 Michael Gilmore, PhD Microbiology/Immunology, OUHSC
Brian Franklin* Nursing school, 2002 Frank Holloway, MD Psychiatry, OUHSC
Ryan Wynne Research, OUHSC
2002
Carol Webb, PhD Immunobiology/Cancer, OMRF
Mike Maline OSU Medical School, 2002 Jimmy Ballard, PhD Microbiology, OU
Jenny Anderson Colorado State Univ. School of Veterinary Medicine, 2002 Kris Miller, PhD Biochemistry, OC
Matt Loeber OSU Medical School, 2002 Kris Miller, PhD Biochemistry, OC
Elizabeth Teague Work Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Jared Johnson OU Medical School, 2003 Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Trent Tadlock University of Houston, Optometry School Abboud Ghalayini Dean McGee Eye Institute
Ivey Thornton* University of Alabama, Birmingham, Medical School, 2002 Guangpu Li, PhD Biochemistry, OUHSC
Jonathan Hunt
2 summers
OUHSC Graduate School, Fall 2005 Ben Hutchinson, PhD
Mike Gilmore, PhD
Chemistry, OC
Microbiology/Immunology
OUHSC
Darin Corman
2 summers
Boeing, Engineering Physics, 2003 Sheena Murphy, PhD
Nicholas A. Kotov, PhD
Physics, OU
Chemistry, OSU
Courtney Vidacovich
2 summers
Missionary, Fall 2004 Roger Lemmons Biology, OC
Amy Smith Research, OMRF, 2003 Carol Webb, PhD Immunobiology/Cancer, OMRF
Kale Dittmeyer*
2 summers
OU Medical School, 2004 Rae Matsumoto, PhD
Beverly Greenwood, PhD
Toxicology, OUHSC
VA Hospital, OKC
Alicia Haught
2 summers
Work Eileen Hasser, PhD Cardiovascular Biology, Missouri University
Justin Kamplain *
2 summers
Graduate School, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Texas, Fall 2004 K. M.  Nicholas, PhD
DJ Darensbourg, PhD
Chemistry, OU
Chemistry, Texas A&M
Tamara Vesely Research Technican, 2004 Eric Howard, PhD Cell Biology, OUHSC
Andrew Barker* University of Kansas Medical School Christine Byrd, PhD
Robert Foreman, PhD
Biological Sciences, Western Michigan University Physiology/Biophysics, OUHSC
Heather Duncan Graduate Student, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, OUHSC Spring 2004 Molly Hill, PhD Biology, OC
Rebecca Brown OU Physical Therapy School, Fall 2004 James Tomascek, PhD Cell Biology, OUHSC
Dan Harris Graduates Fall, 2005 Ben Hutchinson, PhD Chemistry, OC
Jared Kennedy University of Texas at Galveston Medical School Ben Hutchinson, PhD Chemistry, OC
Matt Meredith* University of Oklahoma Graduate School, Dept. of Chemistry Dr. Advincula Chemistry, University of Houston
Dan Branch Graduates Spring 2006 Waldemar Debinski MD, PhD Department of Neurosurgery, Wake Forest University
Shannon Brazeal* Research Technician Jody Rada, PhD Department of Cell Biology, OUHSC
Chelsee Truesdell Graduates Spring 2006 Molly Hill, PhD Department of Biology, OC
Stephen Mikus Oklahoma State University School of Osteopathic Medicine Jim Tomasek, PhD Department of Cell Biology, OUHSC
Dustin Hyatt Research Technician Brian Ceresa, PhD Department of Cell Biology, OUHSC
Stephanie Keown* Graduates Spring, 2006 William Acree, Jr, PhD Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas
Alyson Klein Teaching, OCA Kris Miller, PhD Department of Biology, OC
Megan McDonald Nursing School, University of Central Oklahoma Kris Miller, PhD Department of Biology, OC
Kristen Bowles University of Alabama, Optometry School Jody Rada, PhD Department of Cell Biology, OUHSC

* Awarded summer stipend in competitive undergraduate research program 

For more information, contact:
Dr. Tim VanWagoner

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