Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentation Dec. 18-19

Dec. 4, 2019

Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentation Dec. 18 and 19

The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences invites the Webster University community to attend their student senior thesis presentations on Wednesday, Dec. 18, and Thursday, Dec. 19.

The talks will take place in Browning Hall, Interdisciplinary Science Building, room 160.

Scheduled times, presenters and topics of talks:

Wednesday, Dec. 18

  • 9 a.m. Brianna Doyle, The Assessment of Manufacturer Label Claims for Vitamin B Supplements  
  • 9:30 a.m. Nick Plein, An Investigation of Leptospira Contamination in St. Louis County Parks           
  • 10 a.m. Lilly Brauer, The Effects of the ACL Play It Safe Program on a Total Y-Balance Test on Female Athletes
  • 1 p.m. Abby Burroughs, The Effects of Influenza A (H1N1) Antibody on the Release of Insulin in a Pancreatic Cell Line
  • 1:30 p.m. Sahin Dzananovic, What is the Association Between Lower Back Pain and Self-Reports of Functioning and Academic Performance?
  • 2 p.m. Caroline Mevis, Effects of Exposure of Sulfoxaflor on Bombus impatiens Within-hive Task Assignment and Reproductive Conflict
  • 2:30 p.m. Joshua Roberts, The Effect of UV Radiation on a Pond’s Microbial Ecosystem
  • 3 p.m. Casey Cullinane, The Effects of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Stretching vs. Self-stretching on the Glenohumeral Joint of Collegiate Softball Players
  • 3:30 p.m. Taylor Spruell, Time-Dependent Effects of Omeprazole on Tau and PP2A in Differentiated PC12 Cells
  • 4 p.m. Saneel Sharma, Effects of P-Synaphrine on Fatty Acid Synthase
  • 4:30 p.m. Latrisha White, TAU Phosphorylation

Thursday, Dec. 19

  • 9:30 a.m. Jaysea Morgan, The Effects of Clove on Bacteria
  • 10 a.m. Katherine Schleicher, The Human Fear Response to Predator Vocalizations
  • 10:30 a.m. Austin LaHue, Velocity Based Training vs. Submaximal Resistance Training and Its Effects on Vertical Jump
  • 11 a.m. Savannah Page, The Effect of Sulfoxaflor on Bumble Bees’ Social Learning Behaviors
  • 11:30 a.m. Carolyn Ries, Epilepsy in Drosophila melanogaster: Decreasing the seizure gene SCN1A
  • 12:30 Alex Gardner, The Effects of RPE Programming vs. One-Repetition Maximum Percentage Loading on One- Repetition Maximum Values
  • 1 p.m. Justin Mays, The Effects of an Active Hip Mobility Drill versus a Static Stretching Protocol on Hip Flexion and Range of Motion                                                                                                 
  • 1:30 Chris Newberry, Effects of Caffeine on Memory and Learning of P. occidentalis                            
  • 2 p.m. Jessica Phibbs, The Effect of Caffeine or a Placebo on Endurance Athletes                              
  • 2:30 Brian Schrader, The Effects of Common Supplements Ginkgo Biloba and Panax Ginseng on Ant Memory

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