Current Thesis Topics

A Forest of Fish — Exploring the Relationship Between Fish Communities and the Environment (Spencer Hardy, BIOL 2017)

Playing RNA-seq: An investigation into the effects of a point-mutation in Akap9 on the murine hippocampal transcriptome (Will Henriques, INDE 2017)

Good Things Come in Small Packages: Revealing Small Regulatory RNAs in Streptococcus mutans (Richard Brach, MBBC 2017)

Tracking SloR at a Fast Clp (Andrew Holtz, MBBC 2017)

Borrelia burgdorphei genotype distribution along an elevational gradient in Addison County, VT (Laura Bashor, BIOL 2017)

Optogenetic acidification of synaptic vesicles in C. elegans (Julie Merchant, BIOL 2017)

Characterizing the SloR:SRE interaction in Streptococcus mutans through in vitro DNA binding studies (Cassidy R. Campbell Mueller, MBBC 2017)

Investigating Thermal, Mechanical, and Electric Shock Nociception in Drosophila melanogaster:   Preliminary Electric Shock RNAseq Analysis in Mus musculus (Mack Hale, MBBC 2017)

Characterizing a putative independent sloR promoter in Strep. Mutans (Patrick Monette, MBBC 2017)

Protein Binding in an in vivo Model: Identifying Streptococcus mutans SloR binding partners in a Bacterial Adenylate Cyclase Two Hybrid System (Skylar Nahi, MBBC 2017)

Dose-dependent effects of testosterone replacement on spatial memory and BDNF level in male rats (Emily C. Goins, NSCI 2017)

Effect of Testosterone Replacefment on Spatial Memory in Aged, Castrated, Male Rats (Eliza C. Jaeger, NSCI 2017)

Characterization of a novel mediator of nociception in adult Drosophila melanogaster (Bu-Guk G. Pil, NSCI 2017)


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Department of Biology

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