Natural Science Seminar Series: Fall 2003


September 8, 2003

Lead Fallout: Study of lead (Pb) contamination in stream sediment near a clay target shooting range
Erin Jasin
Mentors: Mark Brenner and John Brock

September 15, 2003

The Effective Pollinators of Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) on Warren Wilson College Campus
Lauren Reker
Mentor: Amy Boyd

September 22, 2003

Tumor Inhibiting Properties of Poke Weed,Phytolacca Americana
Joy Vandervort-Sneed

Urinary Epinephrine Metabolites in Rock Climbers by HPLC/EC
Kate Reese
Mentor: Vicki Collins

September 29, 2003

Computer Analysis of Photochemical Smog
Nargiza Sultanbekova
Mentor: Dean Kahl

Population Demographics of the Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina) in the WWC Pig Pond
Erek Napora
Mentor: Lou Weber

October 6, 2003

Effective Production of Biodiesel Fuel
Nick Klosteman
Mentor: Dean Kahl

The Effects of Poultry Husbandry on Carotenoid Levels in Egg Yolks
William Jeffers
Mentor: Vicki Collins

October 13, 2003

Color Change of Blue Crabs (Callinectes sapidus) in Response to Habitat Color
Marta Eckert-Mills
Mentor: Amy Boyd

Guest seminar: Olya Milenkaya

October 27, 2003

Faculty Seminar: Dr. Evan Wantland

November 3, 2003

The effect of several concentrations of Accord herbicide on Russian-olive (Eleagnus angustifolia) in a cut-stump application
Forrest Edens
Mentors: Lou Weber and Greg Ettl

Fruit Size and Seed Set Constraints for Wisconsin Fast PlantsTM
Stephanie Grant
Mentor: Amy Boyd

November 10, 2003

Antioxidant Capacity of Grapeseed Products
Eliza Frey
Mentor: Vicki Collins

Textile Dyes in Post-treatment Effluent
Kristen Sharpe
Mentor: John Brock

November 17, 2003

Non-Native, Invasive Plant Species Monitoring at Warren Wilson College: Development and Implimentation
Rachel Troyer
Mentor: Lou Weber

The Effect of Husbandry on Fatty Acid Composition of Beef
Charley Wilson
Mentor: Vicki Collins

November 24, 2003

Verbenone Delivery Systems
Matt Hedden
Mentor: Vicki Collins

Chemotaxis in the True Slime Mold Physarum polycephalum
Matt Heller
Mentor: Jeff Holmes

December 1, 2003

The Effect of Seed Baths on the Germination of Golden Beets
Sarah Marie Sisler
Mentor: Laura Lengnick

The Effect of a Pasture Environment on Piglet Weight Gain and Internal Parasite Burden
Jennifer Thompson
Mentor: Jeff Holmes