EE: Investigations in Biology

Location: Sonderegger Science Center

9:00-9:50 AM Sonderegger 104
Successful Identification of C. scandens DNA Using Polymerase Chain Reaction and Gel Electrophoresis
Christopher Leo
Mentor: Pete Kuhn

Identification of Host Receptors Bacteriophage P12, P15, and P29 Use to Infect E. coli Strain K-12
Andrew Wells
Mentor: Zach Pratt

9:00-9:50 AM Sonderegger 108
Conditioned Placed Preference Measures the Effect of TrkB Antagonism on the Preference for Ethanol in Zebrafish
Anh Hoang
Mentor: Brenda del Moral

10:00-10:50 AM Sonderegger 105
How Do Migratory Birds Use the Urban Landscape in Madison, WI?
Blake Bieri
Mentor: Nikki Kime, Jake Griffin

10:00-10:50 AM Sonderegger 108
The Effect of Black Cohosh Tea on Apoptosis in a Post-menopausal Breast Cancer Cell Line Using PCR
Mariah Walton
Mentor: Jessica Heckman

10:00-10:50 AM Sonderegger 104
Gel Electrophoresis Demonstrates that the Presence of a Species-specific DNA Sequence Does Not Induce DNA Strand Displacement in a Custom DNA-based Molecular Sensor
Ashley Reeson
Mentor: Pete Kuhn

11:00-11:50 AM Sonderegger 108
Production of Bacteriophage Cocktail for Treatment of Wastewater Facility Biosolids
William Bull
Mentor: Zach Pratt

11:00-11:50 AM Sonderegger 105
Effects of Red Clover Tea on Breast Cancer Cell Apoptosis
Cody Schumacher
Mentor: Jessica Heckman

11:00-11:50 AM Sonderegger 104
How Does Landscape Context within an Urbanization Gradient Affect Avian Communities at Different Spatial Scales?
Angela Dailey
Mentor: Jake Griffin, Nikki Kime

1:00-1:50 PM Sonderegger 108
Effective G-quadruplex Activation by DNA Strand Displacement is Dependent on the Specific Design of DNA-based Molecular Sensors
Shanaya Hebgen
Mentor: Pete Kuhn

1:00-1:50 PM Sonderegger 104
The Effect of Bile Salts on OmpX Regarding micF in E. coli
Julia Snell
Mentor: Zach Pratt

2:00-2:50 PM Sonderegger 104
Using Classical Conditioning and TrKB Antagonist through Conditioned Place Preference to Reduce Ethanol Preference in Zebrafish
Brittany Grafton
Mentor: Brenda del Moral

2:00-2:50 PM Sonderegger 108
Effect of Advanced Care Plans on Stress and Anxiety of Advanced Cancer Patients: A Literature Review
Kami Doberstein
Mentor: Jessica Heckman

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