Thursday, December 4, 2014

Biology students awarded research scholarships


Four biology students were awarded the national biology honor society Beta Beta Beta Research Foundation research scholarships.  Students submitted a proposal for their senior research project outlining the objectives of the research and a budget.

The students, their proposed projects and their research advisers are (from left): Katie Stolz, “The Effects of In Utero Exposure to Atrazine on the Methylation of the Glucocorticoid Receptor Gene in the Hippocampus of Mus Musculus,” (Dr. Debra Martin); Aleah Bingham, “The Changing of Diet and the Impact of Cuticular Hydrocarbons on a Single Colony of Formica Obscurpies,” (Dr. Moni Berg-Binder); Jacquelyn Bongard, “The Effects of Splenda on Interleukin (IL)-2 and Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF)-╬▒ Production by Splenocytes from Mus Musculus,” Dr. Jeanne Minnerath; Madelyn Stiehl, “Using Blood Sex Steroids to Determine Reproduction Status of Paddlefish (Polyodon Spathula) in the Upper Mississippi River,” Dr. Josh Lallaman.