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COLBY COLLEGE
 2003 Symposium

Research Symposium


Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium 2003
May 1 & 2, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

Keynote Address - Dr. Robert Pennock
April 30th, 7:30 pm Olin 1


Associated Sessions
   
 
 
Friday, April 18
 
CHEMISTRY
Chemistry Senior Project Presentations
Keyes 105
Session Chair: Professor Rebecca Conry
3:00-5:30 PM 
 
Eric Rosenthal ('03)Studies Directed Toward a Novel Total Synthesis of Marchantin-A
 Tracy Speed ('03)Part I: Synthesis of Naturally Occurring Cytotoxins Part II: One-Pot Two-Step Conversion of Primary Alcohols to_a,b-unsaturated Ketones
 Andre' Pilon ('03)Quantitative PCR Analysis of Diepoxybutane Damage Within the Chicken Beta-globin Domain
 Justin Sukiennik ('03)Determination of Guest-Nizatidine Equilibrium Constants
 Alexis Bond ('03)The Synthesis and Characterization of a New Ligand for Bioinorganic Model Complexes
 
 
Monday, April 21
 
BIOLOGY
The Cell Cycle and Cancer
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Paul Greenwood
7:00 PM 
 
Jordana Pickman ('04)The Relationship Between the Environment and Cancer
 Libbie Mayhall ('03)B Cell Lineage Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
 Alexis Bond ('03)Chromium (VI, V, III) and Cancer
 Danielle Larsen ('03)Inherited Risks and Breast Cancer
 Anna Carlson ('03)Mechanisms of Transformation by Viruses and Human Cancers
 Christine O'Donnell ('03)Oral Cancer
 
 
Tuesday, April 22
 
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Computer Science honors Presentations
Mudd 405
Session Chair: Professors Clare Congdon and Randy Jones
4:00-5:00 PM 
 
Kevin Radloff ('03)Building a Virtual World with Text: The Coolest MUD Ever
 Kyle Burke ('03)Extending CSP to Investigate Linda Ambiguities
 
 
Friday, April 25
 
HISTORY
History Honors Presentations
Miller 319
Session Chair: Professor Raffael Scheck
1:00-2:00 PM 
Thaddeus Feeney ('03)
 A Nation's Heretics: Exploring the Meaning of the Recluse in American History and Culture
Jon Silberstein-Loeb ('03)
 The Biography of a Man and a Magazine: Max Ascoli and The Reporter
 
CHEMISTRY
Chemistry Senior Project Presentations
Keyes 105
Session Chair: Professor Rebecca Conry
3:00-5:30 PM 
 
Liz Frederick ('03)S-RNase Gene Synthesis and Expression in Escherichia col
 Miko Yokoi ('03)LC-MS Analysis of ECH-DNA Adducts
 Lesley Loss ('03)Characterization of Antibodies to a Novel Organic Solute Transporter, Osta / Ostb, Expressed in Xenopus laevis Oocytes
 Jonah Barasz ('03)Difuorocarbene
 Dave Burke ('03)Detecting S-RNase Activity in Self-Compatible and Incompatible Plants
 Amity Burr ('03)DNA Binding Studies of Potential Anticancer Dirhodium Acetate Compounds
 
GEOLOGY
Geology Honors Banquet
Smith Room
Session Chair: Professor Robert Gastaldo
6:00 PM 
 
Justin E. Ossolinski ('03)An Investigation of the Hydrogeochemical Dynamics of a Forested Peat Land in Central Maine
 Jonathan P. Allen ('03)Sedimentology & Plant Taphonomy of the Trout Brook Formation, Middle Devonian, Maine
 Amy Lansdale ('03)Hydrogeochemical Analysis of a Contaminated Industrial Site
 
 
Monday, April 28
 
HISTORY
HI 421 Debating the Nazi Past
Lovejoy 102
Session Chair: Professor Raffael Scheck
1:00-3:30 PM 
 
James Bradford ('04)German Counter-Intelligence
 Jean-François Auffrey ('03)Title to be determined
 Jon Evans ('04)How Disagreements Between German Field Commanders and Hitler Resulted in Military Losses
 Jon Silberstein-Loeb ('03)The Escape of Nazi War Criminals
 Luke Bechtold ('04)The Role of the Vatican in Nazi Germany
 Bianca Belcher ('03)Human Experiments Under the Nazis
 Chris LaPutt ('03)Vichy France and the Croatian Ustasha: Collaboration with the Nazis
 Margaux Leonard ('04)American Eugenics Versus Nazi Eugenics
 Courtney Hoffman ('03)Jewish Survival Throughout the Nazi Regime
 Maura Myers ('04)Sophie Scholl and Anne Frank
 
BIOLOGY
Evolution Poster Presentations
Olin Arcade
Session Chair: Professor Judy Stone
1:00-4:00 PM 
Richard Raymond ('05), Christina Pluta ('05), Jennifer Anderson ('05), Joel Morash ('05), Lauren Aleinikoff ('03), Kristin Putnam ('05), Kirsten Helmcke ('04), Maureen Sherry ('05), Kate Durda ('05), Rena Taylor ('03), Patrick Slipp ('05), Patrick Walsh ('05) and Caitlin Bourque ('04)
 Common Garden Experiment Detects Genetic Differentiation Between Rare and Widespread Varieties of Mimulus ringens
Cynthia Malik ('04), Cory Ernst ('05), Daniel Cummins ('05), John Mahoney ('05), Hande Barutcuoglu ('05), Michael Cooper ('04), Thomas Hunsdorfer ('04), Michael McMullen ('04), Nicholas Bayley ('05) and Nicholas Markham ('04)
 Phylogenetic Relationships Among Mimulus Species as Revealed by Variation at the ITS and ETS Loci
 
ECONOMICS
Senior Projects in Environmental Economics
Miller 319
Session Chair: Professor Thomas Tietenberg
2:30-3:45 PM 
 
Spencer Hutchins ('03)The Future of Environmental Automotive Regulation: An Analysis of the Political Economy
 Ben Hoffman ('03)The Pollution Havens Hypothesis: Fact or Fiction
 Justin Hedge ('03)Combining Trade Liberalization and the Environment: The Case of NAFTA
 
BIOLOGY
The Cell Cycle and Cancer
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Paul Greenwood
7:00 PM 
 
Alison Killelea ('03)A Comparison Between Chronic Lymphocytic and Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
 Tom Sterio ('03)The Influence of Ultraviolet Light on the Development of Skin Cancer
 Andy Danziger ('03)Retinoblastoma: A Comprehensive View of a Common Intraocular Cancer
 Kristy Thurston ('03)Aids-related Cancers
 Liz Frederick ('03)Brain Cancer
 Michelle Keady ('03)Testicular Cancer: A Common But Highly Curable Cancer in Young Men
 Tim Clark ('03)Why do Kids Get It? Differences in the Biology and Epidemiology of Pediatric Cancers
 
 
Tuesday, April 29
 
HISTORY
HI 413: Joan of Arc
Miller 243
Session Chair: Professor Larissa Taylor
1:00-3:30 PM 
 
Timothy Cronin ('03)Sizing Her Up for a Halo: Joan of Arc's Canonization
 Camille Dugan ('04)Jeanne la Pucelle: A Young Girl in Male Armor
 
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Computer Science Honors Presentations
Mudd 405
Session Chair: Professor Clare Congdon and Randy Jones
4:00-5:00 PM 
 
Tom Mace ('03)Investigating Teams of Agents for RoboCup Soccer
 
Katelyn Mann ('03)Evolving Boids: Incorporating Machine Learning into Artificial Life
 
 
Wednesday, April 30
 
ECONOMICS
Senior Projects in Environmental Economics
Miller 319
Session Chair: Professor Thomas Tietenberg
2:30-3:45 PM 
 
Kumar Ray ('03)The Effects of Agricultural Subsidies on the Environments of Nations Providing the Subsidies.
 Stephanie Hicks ('03)Micro-lending: How Effective is it?
 Linda DunganIndirect Taxes: A Fresh Approach to Environmental Policy
 
 
Monday, May 5
 
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society Projects
Various Rooms
Session Chair: Professors Cole, Firmage, and Tietenberg
10:00-10:50 AM 
Hurd RoomJake Moe ('06), Malcolm Itter ('06) and Chris Russoniello ('06)
 Are There Differences in the Effectiveness of Forestry Certification Programs?
Robins RoomDavid Gutman ('06), Casey McCarthy ('05) and Randa Capponi ('06)
 Are Colder Climate Countries More Likely to Implement Alternative Energy Strategies?
Smith RoomHilary Langer ('06), Caitlin Chamberlin ('05), Adam Oesterle ('06) and Brendan Carroll ('05)
 What Factors Explain Why Some Countries Have Been More Successful Than Others in Providing Access to Clean Drinking Water?
 
BIOLOGY
Comparative Animal Physiology Projects
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Sharon Lynn
10:00-10:50 AM 
Nick Rohs ('03) and Mike Jarcho ('03)
 Influence of Acclimation Temperature on Specific Dynamic Action of Emerald Swifts (Sceloporous malachiticus)
Jeff Owen ('03) and Aaron Charniak ('05)
 Intracellular and Hormonal Influences on Color Change in Convict Cichlids, (Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum)
 
BIOLOGY
Vertebrate Biology Projects
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Stacy Lance
12:00-12:50 PM 
Nina Harrold ('05), Margaret Siciliano ('04), Julia Morrison ('05) and Christin Reckman ('04)
 Effect of Decoy Presence and Size on the Feeding Habits of Black-capped Chickadees
Andrew Fitzpatrick ('06) and Spencer Koury ('06)
 Effects of Temperature and Sunlight on Different Bird Species Foraging Patterns
Carolyn Hunt ('05), Isabelle Reining ('05) and Rachel Terry ('06)
 Temperature and Weather Effects on Black-capped Chickadee Food Consumption
 
HISTORY
HI 421 Debating the Nazi Past
Lovejoy 102
Session Chair: Professor Raffael Scheck
1:00-3:30 PM 
 
Chris LaPutt ('03)Vichy France and the Croatian Ustasha: Collaboration with the Nazis
 Jon Silberstein-Loeb ('03)The Escape of Nazi War Criminals
 Rob Vail ('04)The Nazi Olympics
 Courtney Hoffman ('03)Jewish Survival Throughout the Nazi Regime
 Rafal Urban ('04)Polish-Jewish Relations During the Holocaust
 Maura Myers ('04)Sophie Scholl and Anne Frank
 Margaux Leonard ('04)American Eugenics Versus Nazi Eugenics
 
BIOLOGY
Bacteriology Projects
Arey 307
Session Chair: Professor Frank Fekete and Lindsey Colby
1:00-4:00 PM 
Matthew Meredith ('06)
 Medicinal Virology
Elizabeth Magner ('05)
 Mycobacterial DNA in Ancient Human Remains
Stephanie Tat ('03) and Kristin Larson ('03)
 The Epidemiology of Dengue Fever and Its Current Worldwide Status
Sarah I. Mason ('03)
 The Epidemiology of the SARS Virus and Its Social, Political and Economical Global Implications
Nozomi Takahashi ('03) and Monika Kraft ('03)
 The Genomics and Mechanism of Methicillin Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus
Bonnie Mcguire ('03) and Melanie Newton ('03)
 West Nile: Old Virus in a New World
 
BIOLOGY
Neurobiology Project Presentations
Olin 332
Session Chair: Professor Deborah Kreiss
1:00-4:00 PM 
Matt Tozer ('05) and Tim Lancaster ('05)
 Investigation of Drug-Altered Crayfish Behavior in Response to a Light Stimulus
Lydia Durant ('05) and Rebecca Wellman ('06)
 Light Intensity Effects on Optic Stem Action Potentials in Crayfish Eyes
Brian Kelly ('05) and Matt Gangl ('05)
 Resident Crayfish Interactions Under Various Light Conditions
Wendy Bonner ('05) and Greg Sawyer ('03)
 The Effect of Water Temperature on the Activity Levels of Crayfish
Cara Pollard ('05) and Kelly Wheaton ('05)
 The Effects of Serotonin on Aggressive Interactions among Crayfish Pairs
 
ECONOMICS
Senior Projects in Environmental Economics
Miller 319
Session Chair: Professor Thomas Tietenberg
2:30-3:45 PM 
 
Andrea Jones ('03)Does Population Growth Affect Environmental Degradation? Theoretical Indicators and Empirical Evidence
 Nick Owens ('04)Co-Management, Self-Regulation, and Sustainability:The Case of the Maine Lobster Industry
 John Hierl ('03)The Porter Hypothesis: Fact or Fiction?
 
MATHEMATICS
Mathematics Honors Presentation
Mudd 405
Session Chair: Professor Fernando Gouvea
4:00 PM 
 
Lisa DeKeukelaere ('03)Fourier Transforms and the Age of the Earth
 
BIOLOGY
The Cell Cycle and Cancer
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Paul Greenwood
7:00 PM 
 
Traci Speed ('03)Chemoprevention: A Possible Approach to Controlling Cancer
 Nick Rohs ('03)Complementary and Alternative Cancer Therapy: The Fact, Fiction, and Future of a Developing Field
 Jamie Yurek ('03)Methods of Cancer Gene therapy: Replacement Gene Therapy, Suicide Gene Therapy, and Immunomodulatory Gene Therapy
 Eric Rosenthal ('03)Chemotherapeutics and Cancer
 Sarah Mason ('03)Exploring Cancer Immunotherapies
 Andre Pilon ('03)Stem Cell Gene Therapy and Cancer
 Bonnie McGuire ('03)Stress and Cancer: How a Positive Lifestyle Can Make a Difference
 
 
Tuesday, May 6
 
HISTORY
HI 413: Joan of Arc
Miller 243
Session Chair: Professor Larissa Taylor
1:00-3:30 PM 
 
David Mitchell ('04)Who are These Women? Joan of Arc and Christine de Pizan
 Shannon Corliss ('03)Re-Constructing Joan of Arc
 Ben Davis ('05)[If at First You Don't Succeed] Trial and Trial Again
 Mike Feldman ('05)Use and Abuse: Joan's Representational Legacy
 Meade Barlow ('03)The Maid'n Whore: English and French Representations of Joan's Gender
 
BIOLOGY
Neurobiology Project Presentations
Olin 332
Session Chair: Professor Deborah Kreiss
1:00-4:00 PM 
Jocelyn LeBlanc ('05), Vassy Zheleva ('05) and Rodney Yeoh ('05)
 Effects of Nicotine on the Firing Rate of Central Nerve Cord Neurons of Crayfish
Jeff Sparrow ('05)
 Effects of Nicotine on the Potential of Crayfish Membranes
Lauren Buckel ('06), Katie Slemp ('05) and Meg Musser ('05)
 The Effects of Corticosterone on Male and Female Crayfish Behavior
Megan Daley ('05) and Danielle Martin ('05)
 The Effects of Melatonin on the Neurophysiology of Crayfish Neurons
Timonthy Glew ('04) and Kearney Shanahan ('04)
 The Effects of Serotonin on Aggressive Behavior of Crayfish, Astacus astacus
Elli Jenkins ('06) and Daphne Abrams ('05)
 The Effects of Serotonin on Behavior and Neurophysiology of Subordinate Crayfish
Maggie Allen ('05) and John Fallon ('05)
 The Effects of a 5-HT2 Serotonin Receptor Antagonist (Mianserin) on Crayfish Behavior
 
BIOCHEMISTRY
Biochemistry of the Cell II
Olin Arcade
Session Chair: Professors Paul Greenwood and Julie Millard
1:00-4:00 PM 
Doug Melzer ('03) and David Burke ('03)
 G-6-P Dehydrogenase
Meredith Crane ('04) and Laura Levings ('03)
 Glycogen Storage Diseases
Chris Blomberg ('04) and Jonah Barasz ('03)
 Hypoglycemia
Stephanie Tat ('03) and Nozomi Takahashi ('03)
 Hypothyroidism
Jessica Hayward ('04), Jenn Rosenberg ('04) and Justin Juskewitch ('04)
 Maple Syrup Urine Disorder
Stanislav Presolski ('05) and Yan Kung ('05)
 Niemann-Pick Disease
Eric Nguyen ('04) and Drew Moraco ('03)
 Osteopetrosis
Meridith Collins ('04) and Alice Burden ('03)
 PKU
Jen Mojo ('04) and Jeff Goldberg ('04)
 Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency
Jonathan Romak ('04) and Nick Markham ('04)
 Reactive Hypoglycemia
Mari Nishino ('03) and Susannah Parke ('03)
 Tay Sachs
 
COMPUTER SCIENCE
CS Fest 2003
Mudd 4th Floor
Session Chair: Professors Clare Congdon and Randy Jones
3:00-5:00 PM 
Kevin Radloff ('03)
 Building a Virtual World with Text: The Coolest MUD Ever
Sam Shaw ('03) and Adam Birt ('03)
 Evolving Boids: Incorporating Machine Learning into Artificial Life
Katelyn Mann ('03)
 Evolving Robot Behavior for a Simple Predator and Prey Task
Marc Attiyeh ('04) and Skyler Place ('04)
 From Genes to Queens... a Crafty Approach to Genetically Evolve a Chess Engine
Skyler Place ('04)
 Information Sharing in an Artificial Society
Jake Hobart ('03)
 Interactive 3D Art
Lindsay DiNardo ('04)
 Interactive Flash Animations
Tom Mace ('03)
 Investigating Teams of Agents for RoboCup Soccer
Sam Shaw ('03)
 MIDI Lighting/Sound Control for Theater
Clayton Donihue ('03)
 Studies in Complexity Theory
 
ENGLISH
Creative Writing Projects
Robins Room
Session Chair: Professor Debra Spark
7:00 PM 
Neil Reynolds ('03), Christianah Salah ('03), Adam Birt ('03) and Anna Capezzera ('03), English
 Creative Writing Presentations
 
 
Monday, May 5
 
BIOLOGY
Comparative Animal Physiology Projects
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Sharon Lynn
10:00-10:50 AM 
Elli Jenkins ('06) and Laura Hudecek ('05)
 Effects of Body Condition on Color Change in Response to Handling Stress in the American Green Tree Frog (Hyla cinereus)
Natalie Maida ('05) and Andrew Drummond ('05)
 Effects of Serotonin on Territorial Behavior in Male Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches (Gromphadorhina sp.)
Christine O’Donnell ('03) and Jamie Yurek ('03)
 Effects of Temperature and Light Cycle on Development of Milkweed Bugs
 
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society Projects
Various Rooms
Session Chair: Professors Cole, Firmage, and Tietenberg
10:00-10:50 AM 
Hurd RoomSarah Kelly ('06), Margaret Jackson ('06), Caitlin Cleaver ('06) and Eric Roy ('04)
 Does Mass Media Affect Fertility Rates in Developing Countries?
Robins RoomSarah Becker ('06), Jessica Beetz ('05), Alice Torbert ('06) and Emilie Coulson ('06)
 Are Organic Farms More Profitable?
Smith RoomLauren Wolpin ('05), Katherine Detmer ('04), Alex Jospe ('06) and Sarah Hoskinson ('06)
 Are Older National Parks More Environmentally Aware Than Newly Established Parks?
 
BIOLOGY
Vertebrate Biology Projects
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Stacy Lance
12:00-12:50 PM 
Tom Rogers ('04), Pat Ely ('05), Laura Hudecek ('05) and Lauren Aleinikoff ('03)
 Effect of an Approaching Predator on Black-capped Chickadee Feeding Behavior
Sarah Goodrich ('05), Adrienne LeClair ('05), Kendra King ('06) and Mike Jarcho ('03)
 Seed Preference and Recognition in Black-capped Chickadees
Kelly Martin ('03), Eric Luth ('05) and Heather Reid ('03)
 Sunflower Seed Preference in Granivorous Birds of the Colby Arboretum
 
HISTORY
History Honors Presentations
Miller 319
Session Chair: Professor Raffael Scheck
12:00-1:00 PM 
Alyson Lindquist ('03)
 A History of Student Activism at Colby
John Knoedler ('03)
 Tuberculosis in Minnesota
 
BIOLOGY
Bacteriology
Arey 307
Session Chair: Professor Frank Fekete
1:00-4:00 PM 
Miranda Bertram ('04) and Will Sander ('04)
 Antacid or Antibiotic? The Effects of Helicobacter pylori in Stomach Ulcers
Devon Hutton ('05) and Christina Andaya ('05)
 Botulinum Toxin: Harmful and Helpful
Paul Mathewson ('03)
 Deforestation and Malaria
Andrew H. Moraco ('03) and Rena G. Taylor ('03)
 HIV Life Cycle and the Role of the Tat Regulatory Protein
Noah Hoffman ('05) and Ilana Saxe ('05)
 Plant Derived VIlana Saxe accines
Amanda Restell ('05)
 Prion Diseases: BSE, vCJD, and Public Health
Leah Weitz ('06)
 The Endosymbiosis of H. maculosa and a Tetrodotoxin Synthesizing Bacterial Symbiont
Erin Estey ('03) and David Burke ('03)
 The Role of Microorganisms in the Cleanup of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
 
 
Thursday, May 8
 
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
Science, Society, and Technology
Keyes 103
Session Chair: Professor Jim Fleming
3:00-5:00 PM 
 Science, Society, and Technology
Jamie Lue ('03)Digital Eyes in Sports
 Mike Moran ('03)Surveillance Nation: Technology and the Erosion of Privacy
 Jeff Owen ('03)Crea-Teens: The Use of Performance-Enhancing Supplements by High School Athletes
 Brock Barton ('03)Flat Screens and Fat Kids
 
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology Poster Session
Roberts Second Floor
Session Chair: Professor Diane Winn
4:00 PM 
 
Laura Bilodeau ('03)Cross Cultural Perspective of Eating Disorders
 Rich Cook ('03)History of the Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
 Alegra Roundy ('03)Aspects of the Japanese Internment During World War II
 Rosie Amaro ('03)The Effects of PROP Tasting on Eating Behaviors
 Daniel Parise ('03)The Portrayal of Female Athletes in the Media
 Heather Finn ('03)The Effect of Public Misperception on Victims of Domestic Violence
 Heidi Bungeroth ('03)Recovered Memory and the Courts
 Jaclyn Gilman ('03)Negative Stereotyping by Israeli Children
 Jill Geissler ('03)The Relationship Between Anxiety and Eating Disorders
 Kate Roloff ('03)The Role of Reproductive Hormones in Postpartum Disorders
 
Pam Sawyer ('03)Sex, Violence and Videotape: Does Sexual and Violent Content Have an Adverse Effect on Commercial Recall? Stay Tuned and Find Out
 Kristin Schaefer ('04)An Investigation of the Possible Biological Basis of Autistic Behavior
 Sara Schwartz ('03)Neuroanatomy of ADHD
 Averell Ryland ('03)Sibling Rivalry: Does Resemblance Have an Effect?
 
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society Projects
Various Rooms
Session Chair: Professors Cole, Firmage, and Tietenberg
7:00-8:00 PM 
Keyes 102Steve Luke ('06), Allison Stewart ('05), Stephen Bakios ('05) and Bill Gallitto ('05)
 Do Wealthier Towns Engage in More Environmentally Friendly Practices?
Keyes 103Christian Allen ('05), Kara Lanahan ('05), Hillary Klug ('05) and Bethany Peck ('06)
 Does the Economic Success of Towns With Tourist-based Economies Increase With Increased Action Taken to Protect the Environment?
Miller 14Maddy Horwitz ('06), Jenna Morrison ('03), Caroline Polgar ('06) and Jenn Tackaberry ('04)
 Does Ecotourism Foster Community Environmental Awareness?
 
 
Friday, May 9
 
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society Projects
Various Rooms
Session Chair: Professors Cole, Firmage, and Tietenberg
10:00-10:50 AM 
Hurd RoomElizabeth Brown ('03), Curtis White ('04) and Bill Stohner ('05)
 Do Towns Implementing Pay-As-You-Throw Solid Waste Management Techniques Experience Lower Disposal Volumes?
Robins RoomMegan Loosigian ('05), Courtney Page ('06), Meredith Hagner ('06) and Kristin Blodgett ('06)
 How do Lobster Management Zone Policies Influence Lobster Catch?
Smith RoomGreg LaShoto ('07), Sarah Ayres ('06) and Scott Shahverdian ('06)
 How do National and State Parks Differ in Their Impact on the Environment?
 
BIOLOGY
Comparative Physiology
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Sharon Lynn
10:00-10:50 AM 
Juliana Green ('05) and Lindsey Begin ('05)
 Effect of Meal Size and Meal Type on Specific Dynamic Action and Food Preferences in Anoles (Anolis carolinensis)
Mike Callinan ('04) and Kate Sweeney ('04)
 Effects of Melatonin on Pre-established Dominance Hierarchies in Male Crayfish
Heather Reid ('03) and Lauren Bliss ('03)
 Effects of Natal Plant Type on Hemolymph Protein Content of Tobacco Hornworm (Manduca sexta) Larvae
 
BIOLOGY
Vertebrate Biology Projects
Olin 234
Session Chair: Professor Stacy Lance
12:00-12:50 PM 
Meredith Lowmaster ('06), Andrew Harnett ('03) and Emily Weiser ('04)
 Interspecies Dominance Hierarchy Among Foraging Birds
Devon Hutton ('05) and Miruna Sasuclark ('05)
 Preference of Fruit Color in the American Robin
Sarah Webster ('05), Robin Nesbeda ('04) and Ian Cochran ('04)
 Preference of Nesting Material Presence and Its Effect on Bird Foraging Ecology

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