Eraklis Hristodoulou, SUNY Geneseo, for Geologic evidence for significant postglacial drought conditions in western New York. Award: $100 Sponsor: Richard Young.
Idan Lavian, SUNY Buffalo, for How does the regulator Hepcidin affect iron trafficking in a model cell system representing the kidney? Award: $200 Sponsor: Michael D. Garrick
Imran Razik, SUNY Oswego, for Effects of seasonality on the foraging patterns of the North American beaver, Castor canadensis. Award: $100 Sponsor: Maria Sagot
Zachary Falconer, SUNY Brockport, for Nest box preference of the Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) on a college campus in western New York State. Award: $100 Sponsor: Andie Graham
Rikin Patel, SUNY Buffalo for Lipid Metabolite Regulation Leading to Neutrophil Impairment by Treponema denticola. Award: $100 Sponsor: Michelle Visser
Kyle Samson, Canisius College, for Relative Body Size Scaling in Drosophila melanogaster. Award: $100 Sponsor: Andrew Stewart
Alaina Hickey, Syracuse University, for Paleoecological implications of nitrogen stable isotope analysis on Devonian rugose coral organic matter. Award: $100 Sponsor: Christopher Junium
Christsopher Demas, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, for Remote Sensing of Harmful Algal Blooms via Spectral Imaging from Drones. Award: $300 Sponsor: Ileana Dumitriu.
Brooke D'Arcy, Rochester Institute of Technology for Elucidating the role of dual orientation of in Peptidoglycan Associated Lipoprotein release from Escherichia coli. Award: $300 Sponsor: Lea Michel
Kevin Spath, SUNY Oswego for Investigation of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) as a Novel Pathogen in Amphibian Species in New York State Counties Using Histopathological Techniques. Award: $400 Sponsor: Sofia Windstam
Daryn Loy, Nazareth College, for Potential of a phytoengineering technique to reduce the trophic levels of New York State water using a native wetland plant. Award: $100 Sponsor: Padmini Das
Tyler Hanzlik, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, for Levitation with
superconducting electromagnets. Award: $200 Sponsor: Ileana Dumitriu.