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 2004 Program

Research Symposium

Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium 2004
April 28-30, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

Keynote Address - Dr. Alan Rabinowitz
April 28, 7:30 pm Olin 1

Poster Sessions

PLEASE NOTE - Posters will be attended by the authors from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, April 29 and 30.
    Posters with an ODD poster number in the list below (1, 3, 5, etc.) will be attended on THURSDAY, April 29, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Posters with an EVEN poster number (2, 4, 6, etc.) will be attended on FRIDAY, April 30, from 12 noon to 2 p.m.

1. Laura Barrow ('04), Karima Ummah ('04) and Megan Williams ('04), Education and Human Development
Hearing our Voices: The Creation of a Girls Magazine as a Means of Social Action
2. Katherine Caldwell ('04), Psychology
The Buddy Study: An Examination of College Student's Attitudes Towards Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
3. Allison B. Kolkhorst ('04), Psychology
Neuropathology of the Auditory Hallucination in Schizophrenia
4. Jeremy Jamieson ('04), Psychology
Contagious yawning and self-monitoring
5. Galia T. Debelouchina ('05), Michael B. Feldman ('05), Michael J. Walsh ('05) and Szymon A. Mikulski ('05), Chemistry
A Preliminary Investigation of Metal-Ion Uptake by Vegetation at the Harborside Mine Site, Cape Rosier, Maine
6. Bram Geller ('06), Chemistry
Identification of Covalent Metal-Modification Sites on a DNA Duplex: A Study of Several Antitumor Active Dirhodium Compunds
7. Graham M. Poage ('04), Chemistry
Phosphate Chemistry of a Potential Anticancer Ruthenium Compound
8. Clara Z. Koh ('05), Chemistry
Binding Affinities of hMutS-alpha for 6-thioguanine and 6-methylthioguanine Base Pairs in DNA: A Basis for Lesion Toxicity
9. Szymon Mikulski ('05), Chemistry
DNA-binding Studies of Potential Anticancer Rhodium Compounds.
10. Jenny Kalman ('04) and Kristin Putnam ('05), Biology
The Location of IL-4 Producing Cells in Fsn Mutant Mice by Immunohistochemistry
11. Joel Morash ('05), Elizabeth Mayhall and Pat Slipp ('05), Biology
Kinetics of Plasma Cell Production During The Primary Immune Reponse In Landlocked Salmon (Salmo salar)
12. Lawrence M. Dagrosa ('05), Biology
Phagocye Oxidative Burst Assays as an Indicator of Innate Immune Function in Fish
13. Christine F. Jones ('04), Biology
S-RNase Gene Transformation and Over-expression in E. coli
14. Jennifer A. Mojo ('04) and Michael J. Molloy ('04), Biology
Sequencing and Overexpression Efforts of Three Abscisic Acid-mediated Cereal Grain Proteins -TaABF, TaWD40 and AFN1-3
15. Christin N. P. Reckman ('04) and Christina E. Sinnamon ('04), Biology
The Effects of Eavesdropping on the Aggressive Ability and Testosterone Levels of the Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica)
16. Lauren E. Henderson ('04), Biology
Enzyme Activities of Muscles Used for Locomotion and Sound Production in the Catfish, Trachelyopterus galeatus
17. Andrew A. McKenna-Foster ('04), Biology
Sequences of Attack Modes and Prey Handling Behavior for the Spider Nuctenea patagiata
18. Courtney Zecher ('06), Biology
Patterns of Relatedness Among Territorial Adult Male Northern Fur Seals
19. Patrick Ely ('05) and Thomas Rogers ('04), Biology
Development of Genetic Markers in the Endangered Utah Prairie Dog (Cynomys parvidens)
20. Steve Bayes ('04), Biology
The Effect of Processed Food on Activity and Body Mass in Laboratory Mice
21. Wendy A. Sicard ('05), Environmental Studies
The Role of the Parietal Eye in Thermoregulation and Light Sensitivity in the Green Anole, Anolis carolinensis
22. Emily Arell ('04) and Anna Sommo ('04), Biology
Characteristics of Downy, Hairy and Pileated Woodpecker Foraging Excavations
23. Brendan J. Carroll ('05), Environmental Studies
Are Old National Parks Better World Conservation Union Category Two Protected Areas?
24. Steve Bayes ('04), Biology
Examining Species Diversity in the Proposed Maine Woods National Park Using GIS
25. Caitlin Cleaver ('06), Alice Torbert ('05) and Sarah Kelly ('06), Environmental Studies
Techniques of Sustainable Agriculture: Implications for Biodiversity
26. Dana Wheeler ('04), Greg LaShoto ('06) and Kate Ennis ('04), Environmental Studies
Conservation Issues of the Great Barrier Reef
27. Stephen Bayes ('04) and Isabelle Reining ('05), Environmental Studies
Sustainability of Fishing Practices in the Gulf of Maine
28. Emily L. Weiser ('04), Jennifer E. Tackaberry ('04) and Lauren B. Wolpin ('05), Environmental Studies
Captive Breeding as a Tool for Conservation
29. Todd Hunsdorfer ('04) and Laura Walker ('04), Environmental Studies
Are North American Zoos Effective Tools For Conservation?
30. Emma Lynch ('05), Ken Pitter ('05) and Nick Gambino ('04), Environmental Studies
Can We Save the Great Whales: A Review of Past, Present, and Future Threats to Conservation
31. Jenn Tackaberry ('04), Kelly Welch ('04) and Laura Walker ('04), Biology
GIS Analyses of Land Use Patterns and Characteristics in The Threemile Pond Watershed Kennebec County, Maine
32. Emily C. Arell ('04), Andrew A. McKenna-Foster ('04), Anna Sommo ('04) and Thomas A. Rogers ('04), Biology
Lake Water Quality Analysis and Possible Remediation Techniques for Threemile Pond, Kennebec County, Maine
33. E. Parker Thompson III ('04) and Tyler Edgar ('04), Environmental Studies
Biodiesel: A Green Fuel
34. Kathryn E. Heidemann ('04), Music
Schumann's Romance No.3, Op. 94; A Schenkerian Analysis
35. Peter J. Rice ('04), Physics and Astronomy
Polyethylene in Proesthetic Knees
36. Kimberly Prescott ('04) and Tomas Vorobjov ('06), Physics and Astronomy
Delta-Scuti Variability in CQ Tau
37. Kate Ennis ('04), Environmental Studies
Environmental Attitudes of Colby Students
38. Lorraine M. Beane ('04), Geology
A Geospatial Investigation of Water Availability and Water Stress in India
39. Jonathan Lees ('04), Chemistry
Guest Host Binding of Nizatidine and Pyridoxine

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