Accomplishments and discoveries from VGN students and faculty

VGN Funded Research

INBRE Faculty Project Awards Awardees from INBRE 7 (2011-2012)

Dr Elizabeth Dolci PhD

Professor of Biology

Department of Environmental & Health Science

"Microbial Analysis of Aquatic communities within the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine"

Kevin Fleming PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

"Measuring Perceived Outcomes of Craniofacial Surgery for Children with Oral Clefts"

Dr Hans Haverkamp PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Environmental & Health Science

"Baseline airway mechanical function and airway function during exercise in asthma"

Karen Hinkle PhD

Associate Dean

College of Science and Mathematics

"DNA Damage and Repair Analysis in TFM-treated S. cerevisiae and X. laevis cells "

Dr Shane Lamos PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry & Physics

"Stable Isotope Tagging for Relative Quantification of Metabolites and Biomarkers"

Michelle McCauley PhD


Department of Psychology

"Adapting the Cognitive Interview for Pediatric Health Interviews"

Dr Gina Mireault PhD

Department of Psychology

"The effect of social referencing on infants’ responses to absurd events"

Dr Mark Spritzer PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology

"Effects of prolactin and sexual experience on adult neurogenesis in male rats"

Mark Stefani PhD


Department of Psychology

"The role of GABAergic signaling in schizophrenia-related cognitive deficits"

Dr Adam Weaver

Department of Biology

"Development of a Novel Model System for the Study of Neurological Disorders"

Dr Elizabeth Wuorinen PhD

Associate Professor

Biology & Physical Education

"Effect of exercise at different times of day on weight loss in overweight women "

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