Ten Biology Students Receive Research Awards from School of Graduate Studies and Research

Posted on 3/20/2009 3:59:13 PM

Two M.S. in Biology graduate students and eight Biology Honors Program undergraduate students received research awards from the IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research for 2009.

The students are:

  • Mary Mock studying “Golden-winged Warblers and Their Use of Natural Gas Well Sites” with Dr. Larkin
  • Richard Biemiller studying “Seasonal Variation of Macroinvertebrates in Naturally Occurring Leaf Packs” with Dr. Brenneman
  • Danielle Botelho studying ”Effects of Acid Mine Drainage on the Metabolism of Minnows” with Dr. Pistole
  • Ken Glassford studying “Biology Comparison Between the Roles of Tumor Suppressor Gene p53 and Oncogene BCI-2 as Indicators for Localized Prostate Cancer Using Immunohistochemical Analysis” with Dr. Butler
  • William Glassford studying “The Significance of ERα in the Doming Effect of Tamoxifen on the MCF-7 Cell Line” with Dr. Butler
  • Eric Goodrich studying “The Effect of Caffeine on Circadian and Ultradian Rhythms in Paramecium tetraurelia” with Dr. Hinrichsen
  • Dennis Hock studying “The Comparative Morphology and Evolutionary Similarities of Constricting Colubrids” with Dr. Pistole
  • Lynda Jones studying “Biology Circadian and Ultradian Rhythms in Paramecium tetraurelia—Lithium Disruption as a Means to Ascertain Their Relationship” with Dr. Hinrichsen
  • Christie Ritchey studying “The Effect of Melatonin on the Circadian Rhythims of Paramecium tetraurealia” with Dr. Hinrichsen
  • Patricia Tolu-Ajayi studying “Effects of Temperature on the Ability of Tamoxifen (Novaldex), a Drug Used in the Treatment of Breast Cancer, to Induce Breast Cancer Cells to Behave More Like Normal Cells”