Natural Science Seminar Series: Spring 2001


January 29, 2001

Population Genetics of Caracal caracal damarensis
Jennifer Ousley
Mentor: Jeff Holmes

February 5, 2001

Analysis of the Defensive Secretions of Xystomodidae Millipede
Sky Stephens
Mentor: Dean Kahl

February 12, 2001

The Effect of Intercropping on the Yields of Corn (Zea mays L.) and Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.)
Megan Wedding
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

February 19, 2001

Does Supplemental Food Effect the Diet Preferences of Rainbow Trout (Onchorynchis mykiss) in Looking Glass Creek
Adam Wallace
Mentor: Mark Brenner

A Comparison of Root Yield of Cultivated versus Wild-crafted Goldenseal, Hydrastis Canadensis
Jeremy Schewe
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

February 26, 2001

Effects of Radio-collared Transmitters on the Behavior of Northern Saw Whet Owls, Aegolius acadicus
Erin Ackerman
Mentors: Corrie Williams and Lou Weber

March 5, 2001

3-Methylhistidine in Urine
Saleem Penny
Mentor: Vicki Collins

The Effects of Hypoxia on the Epifaunal Community of the Rhode River
Jammie Kohen
Mentor: Paul Bartels

March 12, 2001

Fatty Acid Composition of Grass-finished and Grain-finished Beef
Autumn Sorensen
Mentor: Bob Eckstein

Sensory Evaluation and Comparison of Grass-finished vs. Grain-finished Warren Wilson Beef
Erin McNally
Mentor: Vicki Collins

April 2, 2001

Corrosion Testing of ANL Ceramic Waste Form using Non-complexing pH Buffers
April Morgan
Mentors: Lester Morse and Vicki Collins

April 9, 2001

The Toxicity of the Ethanol Extract of Black Pepper, Piper nigrum, on Fruit Fly, Drosophila melanogaster
Mika Tanioka
Mentor: Dean Kahl

April 16, 2001

Modeling the Formation of Photochemical Smog using MATHCAD
John Matte
Mentor: Dean Kahl

April 23, 2001

Amino Acid Composition of Food supplements
Dawn Hurley
Mentor: Vicki Collins

A Comparitive Study between the Vitamin A content in Spinach and a Nigerian Vegetable (Nkung)
John Ekong
Mentor: Vicki Collins

April 30, 2001

Modeled Response of a Simplified Enclosure to Acoustical Signals (Noise in a Box)
Ronald Sebilo-Tibbits
Mentors: Alan Coppens and Don Collins

Non-point Source Pollution and Bacterial Levels in the WWC Swimming Pond
Claude Kuzviwanza
Mentor: Jeff Holmes