Monday, August 1, 2016

College of Science and Technology Spring Research and Scholarship Day

The College of Science and Technology held its spring Research and Scholarship Day on Friday, April 1. The keynote address, delivered by Dr. Michael Shepard, chairperson of the Department of Environmental, Geographical, and Geological Science, was on Asteroids: Relics of Ancient Times. Research Day was a great opportunity to attend oral and poster presentations co-authored by BAHS students and faculty.  We enjoyed learning about the research of the following students:

Beverly Andre. Sublethatl effects of mite tratments on honey bees: prelimary findings (mentors: Drs. Surmacz and Dr. Hranitz)

Sarah Bartra. Investigating the Role of Synapsin I during Human Sperm Capacitation and Acrosome Reaction (mentors: Drs. Venditti and Coleman).

Jean Nicole Place and Jennifer Young, DNA methylation of Gng7 and Gng11 in human breast cancer (mentor: Dr. Schwindinger)

Andrew King. Evaluating G-protein Subunit Gamma-4's Effect on Cell Migration in a Model System of Kallman Syndrome Using CRISPR/Cas9 (mentor: Dr. Schwindinger)

Daniel Steinhauser. Waterborne contaminant removal and storage by alluvia river islands of the Susquehanna River:  A case study in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvana. (mentor: Dr. Ricker, EGGS)

Jamie Shinskie (Reassessment of Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) Distribution in the Susquehanna River Drainage of Pennsylvania. (Mentor: Dr. Pitt)

Jessa Wood. The Data ARE: Helping Ecology Students perform discipline-specific wrtiting conventions. (mentor: Dr. Wood)
Jean Nicole Place

Beverly Andre
Sarah Bartra
Jennifer Young

Andrew King
Jamie Shinskie