Biology Junior Research Symposium

04/23/2003

Contributed by Nancy Pierce

Tuesday, April 29, Wednesday, April 30, Thursday, May 1
CNS 112
Refreshments served 3:40 p.m. CNS 1st floor lobby
All Are Welcome!

 

Tuesday, April 29

4:00 pm

Jon Lappen (Ed Cluett), Role of actin microfilaments in cholesterol trafficking

4:15

Jamie Schnoor (Susan Swensen), Concerted evolution in the ITS region of hybrids between closely-related species in the genus Psiguria (Cucurbitaceae)

4:30

Vincent Frary (John Confer), The detection rate for banded Black-capped Chickadees for woodlots with one or two winter flocks

4:45

Mondara Lodge (Peter Melcher), Exploring the hydraulic conductivity of the xylem pathway

5:00

Kristen Abbott (Jean Hardwick), Histamine mediation of synpatic transmission in the guinea pig cardiac ganglion

 

Wednesday, April 30

4:00 pm

Loren Johnson (Andy Smith), Characterization of the trail mucus of the land snail Helix aspersa

4:15

Tia Dow (Jason Hamilton), Caterpillar host choice under ambient and elevated CO2

4:30

Mandi Jacobson (Rich Wodzinski), Sensitivity of the peptide band in Pantocin B, an antibiotic of Ewinia herbicola, to hydrolysis

4:45

Liz Peterson (John Confer), Behavior of Black-capped Chickadees in Winter flocks

5:00

Amanda Popielski (Bruce Smith), Looking for Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now: Female mating choice in Arrenurus manubriator populations

5:15

Michelle Walter (Susan Allen-Gil), Stress: You Want It, We've Got It; The effects of habitat degradation on the reproductive success of the fathead minnow(Pimephales promelas)

 

Thursday, May 1

4:00 pm

Christopher Novak (Ed Cluett), Effect of ONO-RS82 on intracellular transport pathways

4:15

Joshua Nelson (Ed Cluett), Compartments involved in intracelluar cholesterol trafficking

4:30

Lee Gould (Ed Cluett), Waste characterization of Ithaca College

4:45

Jessica Lyon (Rich Wodzinski), The inactivation of the antibiotic Erwina herbicola by proteolytic enzymes

5:00

Mike Stoko (Cornell Faculty Member), Transgenic rice for stress tolerance and functional genomics

5:15

Adrienne Yerdon (Susan Swensen), Utility of the mitochondrial nad1 intron for resolving inter- and intra-species phylogeny in the genus Gurania Cucurbitaceae)

Contributed by Nancy Pierce

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