Students Present at Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

March 13, 2015

The 20th Annual Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 on the campus of The Ohio State University, featured over 600 undergraduate student research projects representing all disciplines. A number of School of Environment and Natural Resources students presented their research through a poster at this year's Forum.



Presenter(s): Crystina Bakus, Jacquelyn Cole (shown)

Effects of silviculture on soil and water quality in southwestern China 

Advisor: Roger Williams 


Presenter: Jacquelyn Cole 

Quantifying and analyzing eutrophication in a historical Ohio reservoir

Advisor: Mazeika Sullivan 


Presenter: Paige Hagley

The efficacy of water quality communication

Advisor: Jeremy Brooks


Presenter: Parker Jones

Effect of emerald ash borer induced canopy openness on understory native and invasive plant communities 

Advisor: Kathleen Knight 

Presenter: Richard Oldham

Consistent individual differences in boldness of an African cichlid fish (Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor) 

Advisors: Suzanne Gray and Lauren Pintor


Presenter: James Palus

Effects of N:P ratio on harmful algal blooms 

Advisor: Lauren Pintor

Presenter: Benjamin Rubinoff 

Soft-sediment biodiversity monitoring: infaunal community variation in the Rhode River

Advisor: Dean Janiak

Presenter: Caitie Sheban

Surface water quality and microbial communities

Advisors: Elizabeth Toman and Jiyoung Lee



Presenter: Kelsey Sikon 

Quantifying microcystin concentrations in Lake Erie walleye and implications for public health 

Advisor: Jay Martin