Rosenstiel Undergraduate Research Symposium (RURS) 2022

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The Rosenstiel Undergraduate Research Symposium (RURS) is an annual event where graduating Rosenstiel students who have pursued a formal senior thesis  present their research in poster symposium format to program faculty and their fellow students. The presentations each year highlight the diverse range of research topics pursued by Rosenstiel undergraduates.

  

Friday, April 15, 2022

2:00 PM - 4:00PM

Lakeside Village Expo Hall

Research Presentations By Category


Chemistry   |   Coral   |   Ecology  |   Fish   |   Geology
Immunology  |   Meteorology  |   Physical Oceanography

2020   |   2021

Click here to view Symposium Presentation Layout in Lakeside Village Expo Hall


Chemistry

Chase Glatz

Marine Science/Chemistry

Title:  Identifying Autochthonous vs Allochthonous Terrigenous Organic Matter Using Dissolved Lignin As a Biomarker

Research Supervisor: Hilary Close, Ph.D.

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Coral

Taylor Gill

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  97 Corals and Counting: A Large-Scale Assisted Migration Across Florida’s Coral Reef

Research Supervisor: Diego Lirman. Ph.D.

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Skylar Rodriguez

Marine Science/Biology

Title: Hypoxia tolerance of scleractinian species through PO2 crit determination

Research Supervisor: Chris Langdon, Ph.D.

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Zachary Shamah

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  Forecasting Mass Coral Bleaching Events: Development of Acropora cervicornis Model and Methods Comparison with NOAA Coral Reef Watch Program

Research Supervisor: Chris Langdon, Ph.D.

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Zachary Zagon

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  Phenotypic Adaptability of Acropora cervicornis to Possible Future Climate Conditions

Research Supervisor: Chris Langdon, Ph.D.

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Ecology

Angel Carrasquillo

Marine Biology & Ecology

Title:  Population Genetics of Fundulus Heteroclitus in Variably Polluted Sites

Research Supervisor: Douglas Crawford, Ph.D.

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Shannon Dickey

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  Potential impacts of a 28-day exposure to Deepwater Horizon oil on the Gulf toadfish, Opsanus beta, pituitary gland

Research Supervisor: M. Danielle McDonald, Ph.D.

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Andrew Gelsomini

Marine Science/Microbiology & Immunology

Title:  The Relationship Between Viral Load and Growth in Aplysia

Research Supervisor: Michael Schmale, Ph.D.

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Joseph Recker

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  ASR Video Data Analyis on a population of Atlantic Killifish

Research Supervisor: Douglas Crawford, Ph.D.

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Meghan Roberts

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  The Impacts of Waterborne SSRI and NDRI Exposure on Gulf Toadfish, Opsanus Beta, Hypoxia Response

Research Supervisor: M. Danielle McDonald, Ph.D.

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Emma Schillerstrom

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  Physiological Impacts of Heavy Metals in the Blood of Blacktip Sharks in Biscayne Bay, Florida

Research Supervisor: Liza Merly, Ph.D.

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Fish

Kaela Preston

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  Differentiated behavior between reproductive states in humpback whales in the western Gulf of Maine

Research Supervisor: Donald Olson, Ph.D.

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Madison Sandquist

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  The Effect of Pharmaceuticals on Predator Prey Dynamics

Research Supervisor: Donald Olson, Ph.D.

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Lucia Yannuzzi

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  Examining disinfection methods of Artemia naupliii in Aquaculture

Research Supervisor: John Stieglitz, Ph.D.

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Geology

Gaelle Duchatellier

Marine Science/Geological Science

Title:  Defining the geochemical composition of the newly discovered NEOM brine pool and underlying sedimentary pore waters, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea

Research Supervisor: Amanda Oehlert, Ph.D.

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Jazmin Garza

Marine Science/Geological Science

Title:  Probing subduction zone behavior within plate tectonic reconstruction

Research Supervisor: Adam Holt, Ph.D.

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Jaclyn Levine

Marine Science/Biology

Title:  The Distribution of Shallow-Water Benthic Foraminifera in the Gulf of Aqaba and Northeastern Red Sea

Research Supervisors: Sam Purkis, Ph.D./Alex Humphreys, Ph.D.

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Iva Tomchovska

Geological Science

Title:  Assessing Contemporaneous Formation of Microbialites and Corals in a Post-Glacial Maximum Reef: Offshore Mozambique

Research Supervisor: Gregor Eberlli, Ph.D.

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Emma Weber

Geological Science

Title:  The Coupled Effects of Temperature and Ocean Acidification on the Resident Microbial Communities of South Florida Reef Corals

Research Supervisor: James Klaus, Ph.D.

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Immunology

Zoe Thomas

Marine Science/Microbiology & Immunology

Title:  Characterizing the Effects of N-linked Glycosylation in Pore Forming Protein Perforin 2

Research Supervisor: George Munson, Ph.D.

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Meteorology

Emma Borgsmiller

Marine Science/Meteorology

Title:  On the skewness of air temperature and humidity near the air-sea interface

Research Supervisor: William Drennan, Ph.D.

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Amanda Culp

Meteorology/Mathematics/Geography and Sustainable Development

Title:  Effects of Cloud Radiative Feedbacks on Marine Heatwaves off Baja California

Research Supervisor: Amy Clement, Ph.D.

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Cameron Masiello

Meteorology/Mathematics

Title:  Convective Structure of Tropical Cyclones During Extreme Episodes of Rapid Intensification

Research Supervisor: Sharanya Majumdar, Ph.D.

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Zachary Michael

Meteorology/Mathematics

Title:  The Annual Variability of the North Atlantic Main Development Region

Research Supervisor: Sharanya Majumdar, Ph.D.

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Savannah Olivas

Meteorology

Title:  Enhancing Graphical Risk Communication to Vulnerable Populations

Research Supervisor: Sharanya Majumdar, Ph.D.

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Physical Oceanography

Katherine Devore

Marine Science/Applied Mathematics

Title:  Effect of an Artificial Reef on Wave Velocities Near the Seabed

Research Supervisor: Brian Haus, Ph.D.

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