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Undergraduate Research Poster Session 2014

The Department of Biological Sciences’ 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster session was held on Wednesday, May 7, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Commons Aurora Room. This event provided the opportunity for undergraduate students to showcase their research. Faculty volunteers judged the posters, and winners were announced at the “All Department Barbeque” that followed. Cash prizes were awarded for first through third place and people receiving honorable mention received a thumb drive.

Tara Summer participated in the 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session.First Place: Tara Summer

Poster Title: Identifying the Binding Site between Ura2 and Cpr6 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Research Mentors: Steven Heid and Jill Johnson

Liz Brandon participated in the 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session.Second Place: Elizabeth Brandon

Poster Title: The Relationship between Respiratory Viruses and Host Defense Protein, BST-2
Research Mentor: Tanya Miura

Rebecca McKenzie participated in the 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session.Kait Millerparticipated in the 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session.Third Place: Kait Miller and Rebecca McKenzie

Poster Title: A Tractable Animal Model for Experimental Viral Evolution
Research Mentors: Martina Ederer, Christine Parent, Holly Wichman, & Tanya Miura


Ian Hayman participated in the 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session.Honorable Mention: Ian Hayman

Poster Title: Preliminary Studies into Human Cytomegalovirus Induced Tissue Damage
Research Mentors: Lee Fortunato

Kami Cole participated in the 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session.Honorable Mention: Kami Cole

Poster Title: How Kangaroo Rats Achieve Speed Transition across Level Incline
Research Mentor: Craig McGowan

Lindsey Rush participated in the 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session.Honorable Mention: Lindsey Rush

Poster Title: Fluctuating Environments: The Strategy of Selection for Yeast Populations
Research Mentors: Matthieu Delcourt, and Paul A. Hohenlohe

Kelly Deobald participated in the 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session.Honorable Mention: Kelly Deobald

Poster Title: Co-Culturing Effects on a Novel Euglenid Protozoan
Research Mentors: Shannon L. Mecham, Mark S. Miller, & Douglas G. Cole