Biology Students Recognized at Undergraduate Scholars Forum

Posted on 4/8/2010 4:59:58 PM

A number of Biology majors participated and were recognized in the fifth annual IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum held on Thursday, April 1, 2010.

Forum participation is designed to foster scholarship and collegiality among undergraduate students and faculty members and to provide a forum for undergraduate students to discuss their academic work with a community of scholars.

The following students (and their advisors) were recognized at the awards ceremony:

Best Scholarly Presentation

Honorable mention: Amber Byas (Dr. Knoch)
“The Effect of Synaptic Zn2+ within the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus on the Light/Dark Cycle”

Sigma Xi Best Science Posters

First place: Kenneth Glassford (Dr. S. Bharathan)
“Tumor Suppressor Gene p53 as a Prognostic Indicator for Prostate Cancer”

Third place: Donald Miller (Dr. Nealen)
“Anticipatory Sympathetic Adjustments and Coordination of Human Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physiological Systems to Physical Activity”