KBRIN Undergraduate Summer Research

Gene-based / informatics-based research
Focus primarily on freshman / sophomore student participants

Biology

Molecular characterization and identification of hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria
16S rRNA gene sequence analysis

Characterization & identification of hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria from Berea region soil via 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis

Chemistry

Homology Model for Geranylgeranyltransferase II
Homology modeling of protein geranylgeranyltransferase using the protein farnesyltransferase coordinates

Design & Synthesis of Cationic Anti-microbial Peptides
Design of a new class of cationic anti-microbial peptides Selection of an optimal synthetic route for 4-aminoproline derivatives.

Synthesis of two oligoproline peptides designed to have anti-microbial activity

BC-KBRIN
Summer Research Students
2001–2003

Biology

Chemistry

Jeremy Rotty
Josh Owen
Lindsey Parsons
Fred Boggs
Adam Bohannon
Erica Summey
Chris Barton
Melissa Bradley