About the Journal of Student Research

The Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research (MASJSR) is an online, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal for pre-collegiate student research. By publishing MASJSR, the Minnesota Academy of Science (MAS) seeks to promote excellence in science and scientific research at all levels and provide a forum to recognize pre-collegiate students who conduct exceptional research projects. Read their articles by clicking on the links below. 

2017 Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research

Gleekel, A., and Song, H. Preparing for the Future: Analyzing the Long-Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury. Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2017; 5(2017): 1-11.

Scott M., and Maxwell, C. Promoters of Melanoma Metastasis Cancer and Tick-borne Bacteria: Identification of Bartonella henselae and Borrelia burgdorferi as Possible. Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2017; 5(2017): 12-18. 

Berman, E., and Vijayakar, R. Hello Stranger: A Big Data Approach to Online Dating. Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2017; 5(2017): 19-26.

Bailey, C. Fungal growth on medical devices: Is Candida albicans capable of forming biofilm on a polystyrene surface? Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2017; 5(2017): 27-30


2016: Note we did not get final paper submissions and authorizations from the STEM Communicator award winners this year.


2015 Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research

Suarez-Pinzon, W., Clark, B., and Godishala, P. A Novel Protocol for Culturing Adult Porcine Islets for Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetic Patients. Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2015; 3(2015): 1-11.

Kirkpatrick, G. and McFarland, A. Food for Thought: Long-Term Effects of Hyperglycemia on Dendrites in the CA1 Region of the Hippocampus. Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2015; 3(2015): 12-18.

Eswarachari, S. and Southern, M. Cleaner Water: Genomic Analysis of the Homogentisate Catabolic Pathway in Pseudomonas putida F1 for Bioremediation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2015; 3(2015): 19-25. 


2014 Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research

Drysdale, C, Combining Chemistry and Artistry: Synthesis and Identification of Artistic Copper Patinas Using Raman Spectroscopy, Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2014; 2(2014): 1-11.

Simpson, C, Writing and applying a Monte Carlo simulation code to examine aerosol vapor pressure - an important factor in climate modeling, Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2014; 2(2014): 12-20.

Hinz, KLG, Killer Carbs: Effects of 50% Dextrose Treatment on Postnatal Hypoglycemic Rats, Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2014; 2(2014): 21-26.

Bingham, G, Starving Cancer: A Study of Glutamine Dependency in Cancer Cells, Minnesota Academy of Science Journal of Student Research, 2014; 2(2014): 27-35.