Student Participants (and their Symposium talk titles)
Jared Crooks: Reassessments of the Late Heavy Bombardment
Heather Stiles: Genes in Pieces: Vestiges of the Past
Henry Chu: Non-Redundant Aperture Masking
Melissa Ilardo: The Origin and Evolution of the Genetic Code
Rachael Alexandroff: "Discovery of High Redshift Obscured Quasars in SDSS-III and Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Follow-Up"
Margaret Shaw: "A Novel Thrust Measurement Method For Plasma Rockets With Magnetic Nozzles"
Ololade Saliu: "Luca and membrane-associated energy production."
Gabe Eggers: "A regionalized maximum likelihood estimation of the spatial structure of Venus' topography"
Greta Shum: "Let's Pretend: Astrobiology in Pre-Newtonian Literature"
Jianxiao "Jimmy" Lu: "Image Extraction Software for the Coronographic High-Angular Resolution Imaging Spectrograph"
Wesley Verne: "A Command-Line Program for Modeling Solid Exoplanets"
Tess Bernhard: "Functional Diversity and Environmental Sensitivity in an RNA World"
Max Rubin: "Discovering and Modeling New Planetary and Stellar Orbits"
Caitlin Kossman: "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Analogy and Habitability"
Greta Shum: "The Alien Mind: Aufhebung in the Search for Life and Utopia"
Nicole Loncke: "Are These Really Exoplanets?: A Variability Survey of HAT
Objects Near Kepler Objects of Interest"
Alexandra Pleus: "The Effects of Spectral Resolution in Detecting Oxygen
in Earth-like Exoplanets."
Preston Kemeny: "Dual Nitrate Isotopic Results from
the 2014 CLIVAR P16S Cruise with Applications to Planetary
Cody O'Neil: "Lebensart: A Nietzschean Reading of Otherworldly Life"
"Engineering Increased Tolerance in S. cerevisiae through Efflux Pump Addition"
"Mining Metagenomic Data to Understand the Lifestyle of Atmospheric
Methane Oxidizing Bacteria in Antarctic Surface Soil"
"Artificial chromosomes in the ciliate Oxytricha"
"Resilience of Life on Earth: An example from a Tropical Dry Forest"
"A Model for Astrometric Detection and Characterization of Multi-Exoplanet