Wednesday, May 13, 2015

BAHS at the College of Science and Technology Research and Scholarship Day

Research Day

The following graduate students presented their thesis proposals at the College of Science and Technology Research Day on May 1, 2015:
Samirah Boksmati and Dr. Candice Klingerman. Dr. Effects of Neuropeptide Y on Sexual Behaviors of Female Hamsters

Shandna Burroughs and Dr. Candice Klingerman. Effects of Specific Neuropeptide Y Subtypes (Y1, Y5) on the Sexual and Ingestive Behavior of Female Hamsters.

Andrew King and Dr. William Schwindinger. Missed Departure: The Potential Role of GNG4 in Kallman Syndrome.

Jamie Shinskie and Drs Amber Pitt, Steven Rier and Tina Delahunty (Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences). Reassessment of eastern Hellbender Distribution in the Greater Susquehanna River Drainage.

Jessica Baker and Dr. Thomas Klinger. Ecological Feeding, Niche Overlap between Three Species of Sea Cucumbers: Scleradactyla briareus, Thyonella gemmate, and Leptosynapta tenuis.

We look forward to hearing the results of your research.

The following undergraduates gave oral presentations:
David Strawn and Drs. Carl Hansen and Janet Robishaw (Geisinger Health System).Association of Patient Genotypes and Phenotypes.

Bryce Foster and Dr. Marianna Wood. The Differences in Foraging Behavior and Predation os Small Mammals in Human Populated Environments compared to Natural Environments.

Neil Breskiewicz and Dr. Carl Hansen. Genetically Modified Immune System Cells for Cancer Treatment.

The following posters were presented by BAHS undergraduates:
Alan Newnham and Dr. Clay Corbin. Relative Population Density and Behavioral Time Budgets of Seaside Dragonlets (Erythrodiplax Bernice) in Impaired and Intact Saltmarsh Habitats.

Ali Hussain and Dr. William Schwindinger. Differential Methylation of Gng7 in Normal B6 Mouse Tissues.

Ashley Wagner and Dr. Michael Borland (Chemistry and Biochemistry). PPAR beta/delta and PPAR gamma Modulated UV INduced apoptosis and cytokine secretion in a Human Melanoma Cell Line.