Biological Sciences Senior Thesis Presentations May 1

| April 28, 2015

The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences invites the Webster University community to attend their student senior thesis presentations Friday, May 1. The talks will take place from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 162.

For more information, please contact assistant professor Mary Preuss at

Scheduled times, presenters and topics of talks:

Time Student Presentation
8:30 a.m. Jenny Howard New Templates for Achieving [2+2] Cycloaddition Reactions in the Organic Solid State
9 a.m. Charlie Gandolfi Effects of Caffeine and BCAA on Muscle Metabolism
9:30 a.m. Raina Muthukumaru Complex Microbial Co-Cultures Reveal Inter-Domain Interactions
10 a.m. Thomas Kerans Allelopathic Effects of Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii)
10:30 a.m. Whitney Scott Effects of Creatine on H9C2 Cell Metabolism
11 a.m. Michelle Scally The Effects of Exercise on Cortisol Levels in Persons with Dementia
11:30 a.m. Beatriz Fernández Fernández Effects of Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMs) on Diabetes
12 p.m. Lunch Break
12:30 p.m. Jordan Vehlewald Effects of Different Components in the Luminometer
1 p.m. Robert Polzin The Effect of Common Soil and Water Contaminants on P. occidentalis Tunneling
1:30 p.m. Nicole Bozich The Effects of Butanol on Arabidopsis Root Length
2 p.m. Karly Ellis Effects of Oil Eating Microbes on Tetrahymena
2:30 p.m. Rachel Sullivan Comparative Analysis of Two Types of Vernal Ponds
3 p.m. Samantha Sorrick An Assessment of Dragonflies in a Bioretention Pond

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