Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences
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Some Examples of Student Research  


2021 Research 

Brisa Arriaga '22 did January research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Osborne over the biodegradation of perfluorooctanoic acid.

Brooke Bouwens '23 did January research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Osborne researching the biodegradation of 1,3-diphenylpropane.

Madison Brown '22
 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Watson on utilizing transition metal catalysts and cycloaddition, to produce a small library of potential carbocyclic nucleoside antiviral compounds.

Adelle Stanko '23 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Short on ecotoxicology research over planarian model organisms.

Jennifer Wagner '22 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Short on the regeneration rate of flat worms when exposed to chemicals Falcarinol and Vinyl Chloride. 

2020 Research

Ellie Claxton '22 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Robison researching wound response time in local and distal unifoliate Soybean leaves with jasmonic acid applicatio.

Connor Glenn '21 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Watson over the synthesis of heteroatom-activated antibiotics. 

Alexa Kessen '21 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Robison examining the functionality and importance of Soybean MED16.

Ella Machall '22 did summer research at the Fort Wayne campus with Dr. Beckett and Dr. Lynn investigating how p-values are used in pharmacy literature and how p-values in pharmacy literature have evolved over time.

Maddy Russow '22 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Robison investigating the potential adaption of Garlic Mustard. 

Emma Saunders '21 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Osborne over the 2-Hydroxypryidine Pathway. 

Hallie Sorg '21 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Gohn on the effect of maternal cannabidiol oil use on murine prenatal development.

2019 Research

Holly Granfield '20 did summer research at the North Manchester campus with Dr. Gohn on the effects of glyburide on murine prenatal development. 

Corey Uetrecht '20 did summer research at the Fort Wayne campus with Dr. Mohan on the effects of memory in mice born after in utero opioid exposure. 

Nicole Weaver '20 did summer research at the Fort Wayne campus on optimizing the Resazurin protocol and investigating the antimicrobial properties of MRSA. 

Kendall Wrage '20 did summer research at the Fort Wayne campus with Dr. Mundra on drug delivery of a combination of multiple myeloma drugs. 

Hallie Sorg '21 did summer research at the National Chi Nan University (Friends of of Taiwan Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship) withDr. Ming-Yu Kuo on producing and testing organic field effect transistors.