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Congratulations to Biology's CoAS Research Day Winners!!

Research Day 2012

April 3, 2012 — Student scholars in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences presented their research at the annual College of Arts and Sciences Research Day on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 in Behrakis Grand Hall. Over 130 students presented on topics ranging from the environmental factors controlling terrapin nesting to effective interrogation strategies for juvenile offenders.

We would like to congratulate all of the winners from the Biology Department at COAS Research Day 2012. Please see below for the winners from the Department as well as the link for all the winners.

 

Undergraduate Sciences

1st Place
Sarah Michelson
Major: Biological Sciences
Field of Presentation: Biological Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Marenda
Co-Author: Siddhita Mhatre
Title: Development and Validation of an Aged Alzheimer's Disease Model in Drosophila melanogaster
2nd Place
John Falcone
Major: Biology
Field of Presentation: Biological Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Mauricio Reginato
Co-Author: Thomas Lynch
Title: The Role of O-GlcNAc transferase in regulating breast cancer metabolism via modulation of the mTOR/HIF-1 pathway
3rd Place
Stefanie Farrell
Major: Biology
Field of Presentation: Biological Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Harold Avery
Co-Authors: Allison Tipton, Abigail Dominy, Harold Avery
Title: The Importance of Color Contrast to Turtles in Aquatic Environments

Graduate Sciences

2nd Place
Julianne Winters
Major: Environmental Science
Field of Presentation: Biological Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Harold Avery
Co-Authors: Nicole Wood, Walter Bien, James Spotila, Edward Standora, David Rostal, Harold Avery
Title: Between the Bay and a Hard Place: The Stress Response of Nesting Diamondback Terrapins due to Bulkheading in Barnegat Bay, NJ

Graduate Humanities

2nd Place
Shauna Henley
Major: Biology/CNHP
Field of Presentation: Communication
Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Quinlan
Co-Author: Susan Stein
Title: Identifying Food Safety Risks for Minority Racial/Ethnic Consumers’
List of all winners

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