Homepage for BIO 392 - Senior Projects II at Wilkes University

Course instructor:  Dr. Kenneth M. Klemow


Announcements (last updated 3:30 P.M., 20 February 2017):

Class information (click for course syllabus)


Primary Course Objectives:

Detailed Objectives:

By virtue of completing this course, students will:
         Important Consideration:
Current Course Calendar

Week
Topic
30 Jan.
Course introduction
6 Feb.
Team reports on status and plans for semester
13 Feb.
Team reports on status and plans for semester
20 Feb.
How to prepare an effective poster I
27 Feb.
How to prepare an effective poster II
6 Mar.
Spring break (no class)
13 Mar.
How to prepare an effective manuscript
20 Mar.
Student presentations: Progress report
27 Mar.
Student presentations: Progress report
3 Apr.
How to attend a scientific meeting (draft manuscript due 5:00 P.M.
Essay 1, Essay 2, Essay 3, Essay 4
10 Apr.
No class
17 Apr.
No class
24 Apr.
Student presentations: Final semester report
1 May
Student presentations: Final semester report
2 May
Student presentations: Final semester report
3 May
Research night
12 May
Final manuscript due


This year's projects

Title
Mentor(s)
Students
Rodent mediated seed dispersal across an urban-rural gradient
Steele
D. Kriebel, G. Cadigan
Determination of sex based difference in resveratrol production from Japanese knotweed Terzaghi, Klemow
A. Mikolon, A. Ford, M. Yatison, D. Pupaza
Hemiptera and Homoptera diversity in grasslands
Stratford, Fetcher
J. Walker
Impact of new antimicrobial chemistry on biofilm formation
Pidcock
M. Yucha, S. Velez
Correlation of clinical symptoms with biomarkers and neuronal loss in Alzheimer's model mice
Harms
M. Salmon, D. Parfianowitz, A. Piavis, and C. Musselman
Inflammation and angiogenesis in adipose tissues from ApcMin mice fed with a Western diet
Gutierrez
C. Talpash, B. DeArmitt
Carbon dynamics in cool and warm season grasslands
Stratford / Fetcher
E. Rider, C. Shonk, T. Holleran
The effects of Thrombospondin-1 on the growth of tumor associated fibroblasts.
Gutierrez
J. Nicholoff, N. Hasuga, J. Parfianowitz
Effects of hydrogen peroxide on catalase levels in larval and adult polychaete Capitella teleta
Biggers
J. Overpeck, Y. Patel



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