Natural Science Seminar Series: Fall 2001


September 10, 2001

American Chestnut Restoration in Kentucky
Guest Speaker: Sunshine Brosi (Alumna)

September 17, 2001

The Meteorology of Air Pollution
Guest Speaker: Grant Goodge
National Climatic Center

September 24, 2001

Tomonoids from the Deep: Exploration of something you know
Faculty Seminar: Dr. Gretchen Whipple

October 1, 2001

Is Pollution Affecting your Health?
Faculty Seminar: Dr. John W. Brock

October 8, 2001

The Allelopathy of Rye (Secale cereale) towards Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
Agatha Kaplan
Menror: Victoria Collins

Ocelot Habitat Evaluation in South Texas
Isabel Salazar
Mentor: Lou Weber

October 15, 2001

The Analysis of Fumonisin Toxins in Corn Products
Laura Yetzina
Mentor: Vicki Collins

The Effects of Selenium and Vitamin E on the Reproductive Performance of Dairy Cattle
Vanessa Philson
Mentors: Bob Eckstein and Vicki Collins

October 29, 2001

Population Study of Lespedeza cuneata
Gretchen Schlump
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

Elizabeth Ebert

November 5, 2001

The Effects of Colloidal Silver on Streptococcus pyrogenes, Staphylococcus aureus
Sara Beebe
Mentor: Jeff Holmes

The Effect of Sex Pheromones on the Population of the Oriental Fruit Moth (Grapholita molesta)
Emily Lincoln
Mentor: Vicki Collins

November 12, 2001

A GC/MS Analysis of Symphytum officinale for various Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids
Ben Warren
Mentor: Dean Kahl

The Effect of a 4% foliar application of Garlon 3A on the Survival and Growth of Asian Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus ) on Jones Mountain
Lewis Foote
Mentor: William C. Davis

November 19, 2001

Invertebrate Densities before and after Prescribed Burning on Jones Mountain
Rachel Reeser
Mentors: Lou Weber and Dawn Nelson

Effects of Prescribed Burning on Exotic Species on Warren Wilson College Forest
Matt Drury
Mentor:  William C. Davis

November 26, 2001

Propagation of Pitcher Plants
Angie DeMyer
Mentor: Lou Weber

Water Quality Analysis of Rainbow Lake, Tennessee
Steven Slack
Mentor: Lou Weber

December 3, 2001

The Effect of Trout Farm Effluent on Periphyton Growth and Leaf Decomposition
Sara Runkel
Mentor: Mark Brenner

Soil Biofiltration of Gaseous Ammonia
Jody Guokas
Mentor: Mark Brenner

December 10, 2001

Molecular Evolution in Parasitic Finches
Dacey Mercer
Mentor: Michael Sorenson (Boston Univ.) and Jeff Holmes

December 7, 2001

The Effects of Phytase on the Digestion of Phosphorus in Swine 
Amanda Blanton
Mentor: Vicki Collins