- NIH Mathematical Neuroscience Research Assistant at Colby College
- Modeled human perception of orientation and self-motion
- Results presented annually at NASA
- Software Engineering Intern at IBM
- Established essential data migration to the Manufacturing Execution System
- INBRE Research Fellow at MDI Biological Laboratory
- Conducted novel marine research via bioinformatics and immunohistochemistry
- Behavioral Biology
- Executed computational analysis of ultrasonic communication in Mus musculus
- Game Development
- Created web and software applications to benefit schools, the general public, and patients with specific medical conditions
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Quantified human perception of artifical entities during task-specific scenarios
- Systems Biology
- Analyzed existing mathematical models for the Drosophila circadian clock
- Colby Presidential Scholar (2008-2012)
- Thomas Watson Scholar (2008-2012)
- ACM Undergraduate Research Competition, 2nd place (2010)
- Dana Scholar (2009)
- Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award (2008)
- New England Science and Technology Award (2008)
- NEFCU Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Award (2008)
- Holly JE, Harmon SM, Sensory Conflict Compared in Microgravity, Artificial Gravity, Motion Sickness, and Vestibular Disorders, Journal of Vestibular Research, In Press.
- Tilden AR, McCoole MD, Harmon SM, Baer KN, Christie AE, Genomic identification of a putative circadian system in the cladoceran crustacean Daphnia pulex, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 2011.
- Christie AE, McCoole MD, Harmon SM, Baer KN, Lenz PH, Genomic analyses of the Daphnia pulex peptidome, General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2011.
- Christie AE, Nolan DH, Garcia ZA, McCoole MD, Harmon SM, Congdon-Jones B, Ohno P, Hartline N, Congdon CB, Baer KN, Lenz PH, Bioinformatic prediction of arthropod/nematode-like peptides in non-arthropod, non-nematode members of the Ecdysozoa, General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2010.