November 29, 2018

Biology Research Symposium 2018

Graduate and undergraduate students from both the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology (EEOB) and the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) participated in oral and poster presentations at the Biology Research Symposium on November 29th. Congratulations!!!

Oral Presentations

  • Graduate student winnerMiranda Gulsby (faculty mentor: Thomas McElroy, EEOB). “Upland Snake Community in Restored Montane Longleaf Pine Habitats in Sheffield and Paulding Wildlife Management Areas”
  • Graduate student runner-up: Kelley Lutsch (faculty mentor: Chris Cornelison, MCB) "Assessment of culverts and bridges as roosting habitats for tri-colored bats (Perimyotis subflavus) and disease transmission corridors for Pseudogymnoascus destructans in coastal Georgia”
  • Undergraduate student winner: Kaveh Kiani (faculty mentor: Anton Bryantsev, MCB)
    “The role of retinoblastoma protein in muscle differentiation and maintenance” 
  • Undergraduate student runner-up: Sarah Beauvais (faculty mentor: Ramya Rajagopalan, MCB) “Isolation and Characterization of Pathogen-lysing Myxobacteria”

Poster Presentations

  • Graduate student winner: Ryan Parker (faculty mentor: Chris Cornelison, MCB) “Antifungal Activity of Select Essential Oils and Synergism with Antifungal Drugs against Candida auris”
  • Graduate student runner-up: Maria Mbugua (faculty mentor: Jonathan McMurry, MCB) “Delivery of CRISPR/Cas using Cell-Penetrating Peptide”
  • Undergraduate student winner: Zoie Barnhill (faculty mentor: Julia LeCher and Jennifer Cooper, MCB) “Getting Inside Chlamydomonas reinhardtii” 
  • Undergraduate student runner-up: Lauren Slaughter and Mackenzie Kennedy (faculty mentor: Jonathan McMurry and Julia LeCher, MCB) “Cell-Penetrating Peptides for the Treatment of Cervical Cancer”
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