Homepage for BIO 391 - Senior Projects at Wilkes University

Course instructor:  Dr. Kenneth M. Klemow


Announcements (last updated 7:00 P.M., 1 September 2009):

Class information (click for course syllabus).


Primary Course Objective:

Detailed Objectives:

By virtue of completing this course, students will:
           Ultimate Course Objective: 
Current Course Calendar:

Week
Topic
31 Aug.
Course introduction
7 Sept.
NO CLASS
14 Sept.
Forming the teams, Q&A session
21 Sept.
Refresher on how to search and read scientific literature
28 Sept.
Preparing for life after Wilkes
5 Oct.
Student presentations: team goals
12 Oct.
How to prepare a proposal
19 Oct.
Proposal workshop
26 Oct.
TBA
2 Nov.
Student presentations: progress report
9 Nov.
Student presentations: progress report
16, 23, 30 Nov.
TBA
7 Dec.
Student presentations: final semester report
14 Dec.
Student presentations: final semester report


Projects (to change as new information is added)

Title (click for description (.doc or .pdf format))
Mentor(s)
Students
Studying antisense copies of rice genes
Terzaghi
N. Kocher
Studying the function of non-coding RNAs
Terzaghi
J. Akakpo
Regulation of settlement and metamorphosis of Capitella larva by protein nitrosylation
Biggers
L. Witt, B. Sines
Impact of thrombospondin expression on colonization of the murine gastrointestinal tract by Escherichia coli.
Pidcock
N. Williams, E. Horvath, M. Hurst
Impacts of urbanization on parasites in song sparrows
Stratford
K. White, A. Bartlow
Assessing woody plant colonization on reclaimed minelands in the Wyoming Valley
Klemow, Rompre'
E. Janosov, C. Rizzardi, R. Mercatili
Egf receptor signaling and genetics in Drosophila development
Kadlec
J. Buzalewski, J. Crawford
TBA
Steele
A. Otis
Ecological and conservation attributes of scrub oak barrens
Stratford, Steele, Klemow, Rompre', Fetcher
J. Oziemina, Paul Witt






This page posted and maintained by Kenneth M. Klemow, Ph.D., Biology Program, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766. Phone: (570) 408-4758, FAX: (570) 408-7862, email: kklemow@wilkes.edu.