Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations May 9-10

Apr. 26, 2018

 Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations Dec. 20 and 21
Presentations will be taking place May 9-10

The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences invites the Webster University community to attend their student senior thesis presentations Wednesday, May 9, and Thursday, May 10. The talks will take place in Browning Hall, ISB room 160.

Scheduled times, presenters and topics of talks:

Wednesday, May 9

  • 9 a.m. Dillon Burke
  • 9:30 a.m. - Elena Bloma, Effects of Different Bacteria on Salt Stress in Pisum sativa
  • 10 a.m. - Masha Kinley, Total DNA metagenomics as a method in investigation of freshwater bacterial diversity
  • 10:30 a.m. - AbdAllah Mitchell
  • 11 a.m. - Lejla Rados, The Effects of Papaya Leaf Extract On Gastric Cancer Cells
  • 11:30 a.m. - Josh Embry, The Effects of Sevoflurane and Isoflurane on Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3b
  • Noon - Break for Lunch
  • 1 p.m. - Hannah Rowold, Gene expression in the ant brain in response to behavior modifying drugs
  • 1:30 p.m. - Chelsea Noser, Knee Valgus Differences Among Female Collegiate Soccer Players With or Without Previous ACL Reconstruction
  • 2 p.m. - Kayla Miller, The Effects of Acetaminophin and Albuterol on para Drosophila
  • 2:30 p.m. - Laura Meyer, Differential Conditioning to Investigate Olfactory Memory Retention in Pogonomyrmex occidentalis
  • 3 p.m. - Dontrell Carpenter, Investigating the Strength of the Halogen-Bond within a Series of Co-crystals via Thermal Expansion Parameters.
  • 3:30 p.m. - Christine Delligatti , Effects of Amniotic Fluid on Release of Endothelin-1 from Human Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells
  • 4 p.m. - Riley Flynn, Relationship between joint mobility of the ankle and power production

Thursday, May 10

  • 10 a.m. - Shiloh Bradley, Annotation and Comparative Genomics Analysis of Bacteriophage
  • 10:30 a.m. - Samra Suljic, Effects of MYB transcription factors on responses to salt stress in A. thaliana
  • 11 a.m. - Luisa Mercado, Effects of Volatile Anesthetic on Gene Expression in Yeast
  • 11:30 a.m. -  Darrell Kent, Near Infrared Studies of HOD Diffusion in D2O-Salt Solutions
  • Noon - Break for Lunch
  • 1 p.m. - Amanda Mugambage, Exploration and Characterization of CRISPR elements in Webster pond Escherichia coli
  • 1:30 p.m. - Morgan Mansur, The Effects of NaCl on the induction of stones in the Malphigian Tubules in D. Melanogaster
  • 2 p.m. - Kaitlin Snyder , The Effects of Static Stretching Versus Joint Mobility Exercises on Ankle Dorsiflexion Range of Motion.
  • 2:30 p.m. - Hana Mueller, Have longer bee tongues affected the size of flowers?
  • 3 p.m. - Namuun Erdenepurev, The Effect of Aluminum Sulfate on the release of catecholamines in PC12 cell line
  • 3:30 p.m. - Macee Owen, The Effect of Sevorflurane on the expression of TTBK 2 in differentiated PC12 cells
  • 4 p.m. - Taylor Lucas, The Effect of Moderate versus Heavy Barbell Back Squats on Vertical Jump

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