Student Awards

Davies, S.  2016. Travel Award. Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Environment Conference. Champaign, IL. April. Total Award: $150.

Maule, B. 2016. Travel Award. Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Environment Conference. Champaign, IL. April. Total Award: $150.

Davies, S. 2016. Pharmaceutical and personal care product degradation in two Indiana wetlands. BSU Graduate Student Research Program.  Total Award: $400.

Maule, B. 2016. Pharmaceutical and personal care product degradation in two Indiana wetlands. BSU Graduate Student Research Program. Total Award: $400.

Kreitner, B. 2015. Factors influencing the abundance of sucralose in the Ohio River and the potential for microbial degradation. 2015-2016. Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid-of-Research. Total Award: $500.

Zello, S. 2016. Multi-stressor effects on mortality and reproductive activity of Daphnia magna: Chronic exposure response to pharmaceuticals and personal care products. BSU Undergraduate Research Program. Total Award: $300.

Lopez, M. 2016. The influence of a nicotine metabolite on Escherichia coli growth. BSU ASPiRE Undergraduate Research Program. Total Award: $300.

Fitzgibbon, A. BSU Travel Award. May 2014. $100.

Marti, A. BSU Travel Award. May 2014. $100.

Elias, D. BSU Travel Award. May 2014. $100.

Lee, JH. 2014. Assessing acute and chronic toxicity of carbamazepine and 17α-ethynylestradiol on yellow perch (Perca flavescens). Indiana Academy of Science Senior Research Grant. 2014-2015. Total Award: $2,914.

Lee, JH. 2014. Assessing acute and chronic toxicity of carbamazepine and 17α-ethynylestradiol on yellow perch (Perca flavescens BSU ASPiRE Graduate Research Program. 2014-2015. Total Award: $500.

Elias, D. 2013. Frequency and abundance of atrazine, metolachlor, carbaryl and chlorothalonil in central Indiana freshwaters and sediment. Indiana Academy of Sciences. Submitted March 2013. Total Award: $3,000.

Elias, D. BSU Travel Award. May 2013. $100.

Jarvis, A. BSU Travel Award. May 2013. $100.

Fitzgibbon, A. 2014. Outstanding Graduate Student in Aquatic Biology and Fisheries.  Ball State University, Department of Biology.

Fitzgibbon, A. 2014. Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Assistant.  Ball State University, Department of Biology.

Marti, AM. 2014. Ball State University ASPiRE Graduate Research Competition. Ecosystem dynamics of the invasive Eurasian watermilfoil (Miriophyllum spicatum L.) in central Indiana lakes. Total Total Award: $500.

Lee, JH. 2014. Ball State University ASPiRE Graduate Research Competition. Assessing acute and chronic toxicity of carbamazepine and 17a-ethynylestradiol on yellow perch (Perca flavescans). Total Total Award: $500.

Lee, JH. 2014. Indiana Academy of Science Senior Research Award. Assessing acute and chronic toxicity of carbamazepine and 17a-ethynylestradiol on yellow perch (Perca flavescans). Total Award: $2,914.

Fitzgibbon, A. 2013. Indiana Academy of Science Winona Welch Award. Influence of algal production on dissolved oxygen, pH and nutrient dynamics in a stream ecosystem. Total Award: $400.

Elias, D. 2013. Indiana Academy of Science. Effects of atrazine, metolachlor, carbaryl and chloranthalonil mixtures on Physa acuta vital rates. Total Award: $1,028.

Madinger, H. 2013. Ball State University ASPiRE Travel Award. Total Award: $100.

Elias, D. 2013. Ball State University ASPiRE Travel Award. Total Award: $100.

Fitzgibbon, A. 2013. Ball State University ASPiRE Travel Award. Total Award: $100.

Jarvis, A. 2013. Ball State University ASPiRE Travel Award. Total Award: $100.

Drosis, I. 2013. Factors influencing carbamazepine loss and retention in sediment. Ball State University ASPiRE Undergraduate Research Competition. Total Award: $300.

Fitzgibbon, A. 2013. Influence of algal production on oxygen, pH, and nutrient dynamics in a stream biofilm. Ball State University ASPiRE Graduate Research Competition. Total Award: $500.

Madinger, HL, MJ Bernot, KP Wilson, JA Goldstein. 2012. Second Place Graduate Student Poster Award. Indiana Branch of the American Society of Microbiology Annual Meeting. Wabash, IN.

Bernot, MJ, D Elias. 2012-2013. Indiana Water Resources Research Consortium subaward from the US Department of Interior, US Geological Survey as part of the federal Water Resources Reasearch Act of 1984 (Program 104B). Transport and retention of atrazine, metolachlor, carabaryl, and chlorothalonil in agricultural streams. Total Award: $45,917.

Madinger, H. 2012. Ball State University ASPiRE Travel Award. Total Award: $75.

Elias, D. 2012. Ball State University ASPiRE Travel Award. Total Award: $75.

Osborne, R. 2012. Ball State University ASPiRE Travel Award. Total Award: $75.

Ferguson, P. 2012. Outstanding Graduate Student in the Field Sciences.  Ball State University, Department of Biology.

Madinger, H. 2012. Temporal variation in microbial biofilms of Devils Hole, Nevada. Ball State University AsPIRE.  Total Award: $500.

Elias, D. 2012. Synergistic and antagonistic effects of atrazine, metolachlor, carbaryl and chlorothalonil on freshwater organisms. Ball State University ASPiRE. Total Award: $500.

Osborne, R. 2011. Effects of salinity intrusion on sediment biogeochemistry of the Hudson River. Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship. Total Award: $5000.

Smith, L. 2011. Retention and transport of pharmaceuticals in a stream influenced by confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs).  Ball State University Graduate Student Grant Competition. Total Award: $500.

Raffel, A. 2011.  Abundance of metalochlor in central Indiana streams. Ball State University Undergraduate Student Competition. Total Award: $500.

Raffel, A, C Olinger, & MJ Bernot.  2011. Abundance of herbicides in central Indiana streams. Indiana Academy of Sciences Senior Research Grants Program. Total Award: $2,300.

Ferguson, P. 2011. Abundance of pharmaceuticals in near-shore habitats of Lake Michigan. Ball State University Graduate Student Grant Competition.  Total Award: $500.

Veach, AM. 2011. Outstanding Graduate Student in the Field Sciences.  Ball State University, Department of Biology.

Veach, AM. 2011. Outstanding Graduate Student in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.  Ball State University, Department of Biology.

Van Zant, K. 2011. The effects of pharmaceuticals on microbial production and respiration. Posters on the Hill. National Council on Undergraduate Research.

Listman, L, & MJ Bernot.  2010.  Antibiotic resistance associated with stream sediment microbial communities influenced by different land use.  IBASM Newsletter, August 2010.  First Place Undergraduate Research Award.

Veach, AM, & MJ Bernot.  2010.  Pharmaceutical Abundance and microbial degradation in central Indiana streams.  IBASM Newsletter, August 2010.  Second Place Graduate Research Award.

Bourdon, L, & MJ Bernot.  2010.  The influence of testosterone and estrogenic compounds on microbial activity.  Undergraduate Poster Award.  Ball State University Student Symposium.  March.

Veach, A and MJ Bernot.  2010.  Quantifying microbial degradation of pharmaceuticals in freshwater ecosystems.  Indiana Academy of Sciences Senior Research Grant Program.  Total Award:  $2,582.

Veach, A.  2010.  Relationships between pharmaceuticals and d15N signatures in freshwaters.  Ball State University Graduate Student Grant Competition.  Total Award:  $500.

Bourdon, L.  2010.  Cooper Award for outstanding undergraduate in microbiology.  Ball State University.

Veach, A.  BSU Travel  Award. June 2010. $100.

Van Zant, K.  2010.  Effect of pharmaceuticals on microbial respiration and production.  Ball State University Undergraduate Ecology Research Award.  Total Award:  $523.

Raffel, A. 2010. Frequency and range of acetochlor in central Indiana freshwaters.  Ball State University Undergraduate Ecology Research Award.  Total Award:  $536.

Olinger, C.  2010. Frequency and concentration of atrazine in central Indiana freshwater.  Ball State University Undergraduate Ecology Research Award.  Total Award: $536.

Listman, L.  2009.  Antibiotic resistance associated with stream sediment microbial communities influenced by different land use.  Ball State University Undergraduate Ecology Research Award.  Total Award: $538.

Bragg, R.  2009.  Examining effects of multiple agricultural chemicals on amphibian development.  Ball State University Undergraduate Student Grant.  Total Award:  $300.

Bunch, ND.  2009.  Microbial Response to Nitrogen Availability:  Preferential and Adaptive Uptake.  Ball State University Graduate Student Grant Competition.  Total Award:  $500.

Bunch, AR.  2008.  Stream ecosystem effects of nonprescription pharmaceuticals.  Indiana Academy of Sciences Senior Research Grants.  Total Award:  $2,977.

Cross, ER and MJ Bernot.  2008.  Influence of ultraviolet light on sediment respiration.  IBASM Newsletter, February 2009.  Second Place Undergraduate Research Award.

Bunch, AR and MJ Bernot.  2008.  Stream ecosystem effects of nonprescription pharmaceuticals.  IBASM Newsletter, August 2008.  McClung First Place Graduate (MS Division) Winner.

Bunch, ND. Ball State University Travel Award. May 2009.  $75.

Bunch, AR. Ball State University Travel Award.  May 2009. $75.

Brandenburg, M. Ball State University Travel Award.  May 2009. $75.

Martin, E.  Ball State University Travel Award.  May 2009.  $75.

Bunch, AR.  2008.  Stream ecosystem effects of nonprescription pharmaceuticals.  Ball State University Graduate Student Grant Competition.  Total Award: $350.

Bunch, AR.  2009.  Outstanding Graduate Student in the Field Sciences.  Ball State University, Department of Biology.

Martin, E.  2009. Outstanding Undergraduate Student in the Field Sciences.  Ball State University, Department of Biology.

Brandenburg, M. 2009. Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Aquatic Sciences.  Ball State University, Department of Biology.