2009 Student Research Competition Finalists

Statewide Winners

Shane Allen - Dr. Keith Trujillo, faculty mentor

Nicole Rushford - Dr. Todd Astorino, faculty mentor

Statewide Runners Up

Evelyn Mercado - Dr. Keith Trujillo, faculty mentor

CSUSM Finalists

Shane Allen - Dr. Keith Trujillo, faculty mentor
Psychology
The Involvement of the Kappa Receptor in the Effects of Wxycodone

Oriana Aragon - Dr. Richard Bray, faculty mentor
Psychology
Do Highly Analytical Individuals See Faces Differently? Systemizing, Empathizing and Visual Face Processing

Jessica Garza - Dr. Betsy Read
Biological Sciences
Analysis of Temporal Expression Patterns of the γ-EhCA2 Carbonic Anhydrase Isozyme in the Marine Alga Emiliania huxleyi

Marianne Klumph - Dr. Keith Trujillo, faculty mentor
Psychology
Changes in Behavioral Responses Following Repeated Administration of Ketamine, Phencyclidine and Dextromethorphan

Lissa Lim - Dr. Sharon Hamill, faculty mentor
Psychology
Behavioral Interaction of Drugs of Abuse: Effects of Ketamine and Morphine Interactions

Mario Martinez - Dr. Darci Strother, faculty mentor
Spanish
Anglicisms in Chicano Literature

Evelyn Mercado - Dr. Keith Trujillo, faculty mentor
Psychology
Behavioral Interaction of Drugs of Abuse: Effects of Ketamine and Morphine Interactions

Nicole Rushford - Dr. Todd Astorino, faculty mentor
Kinesiology
Effect of Static Stretching on the Force Production of the Quadriceps Muscle

Brian Sullivan - Dr. Keith Trujillo, faculty mentor
Psychology
Behavioral Differences Between Adult and Adolescent Animals Following Acute Administration of PCP

Chela Willey - Dr. Russell Jackson, faculty mentor
Psychology
Horizontal Surfaces with Falling Costs