Natural Science Seminar Series: Spring 2002


January 28, 2002

Marijuana and Its Synthetic Analogues as Medicinal Coompounds.
Faculty Seminar: Dr. John Huffman
Visiting Scientist, Clemson University

February 4, 2002

The antibiotic effect of an extract from shiitake mushrooms, Lentins edodes
Drew Walton
Mentor: Vicki Collins

Comparison of treatments for late blight (caused by Phytophthora infestans) in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
Amy Annino
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

February 11, 2002

Black bears on Warren Wilson College campus
Dan Harper
Mentor: Lou Weber

February 18, 2002

Effect of tillage on soil microbial activity
Sasha Ewing
Mentor: Vicki Collins

The benefits of intercropping clover with corn
Brandon Pugh
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

February 25, 2002

A Correlational Analysis of Community Structure in Meiofaunal Assemblages
Sharon Fabrega
Mentor: Paul Bartels

Fatty Acid Content of Feline Diets
Shannon Pack
Mentor: Vicki Collins

March 4, 2002

An Environmental History of Warren Wilson College: Were the Seeds of Environmentalism Present Before the Late 1960s
Jeremy Fennell
Mentor: William Davis

March 11, 2002

The effect of tidal inundation on the hatch success of loggerhead sea turtles
Danna Baxley
Mentor: Lou Weber

Using Ant Community Structure as Indicators of Forest Health
Alumni Seminar: Stephanie Sky Stephens (2001)

March 25, 2002

Hatchling fitness of loggerhead sea aturtles from nests with different incubation durations
Emily Nicar
Mentor: Lou Weber

April 1, 2002

The Analysis of Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) Flower Fragrance By Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrophotometry(GC/MS)
Felicia Collings
Mentor: Dean Kahl

Arugala (Euruca vesicaria) and clover (Trifolium repens) living mulch in broccoli (Brassica oleracea) production
Martha Gross
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

April 8, 2002

A Correlation Analysis Between the Abundance of E. Coli and the Hilsenhoff Macroinvetebrate Index for the Swannanoa River Watershed
Alan Hook
Mentor: Mark Brenner

Pyrolysis of polystyrene
Uzodinma N. Uche
Mentor: Dean Kahl

April 15, 2002

Habitat preference of salamanders at Warren Wilson College
Seth Stone
Mentor: Lou Weber

Antioxidant properties of ginkgo biloba
Jenny Rose
Mentor: Dean Kahl

April 22, 2002

A Comparative Study of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Phytoplankton between the Wildlife and Swim Ponds
Juniper McClellan
Mentor: Mark Brenner

The Effect of Silviculture on Winter Bird Diversity at Warren Wilson College
Erin Fletcher
Mentor: Lou Weber

April 29, 2002

Environmental enrichment of captive red wolves (Canis rufus)
Pamela Fairchild
Mentor: Robert Eckstein

The importance of pasture size in the formation of ungrazed eliminative areas in horse fields
Dana Marsh
Mentor: Robert Eckstein

May 6, 2002

The relationship between moss vertical structure and tartigrade species diversity
Indika Somarantne
Mentor: Paul Bartels

The effects of feed on the fatty acid composition of caprine milk
Stephanie Pusateri
Mentor: Vicki Collins

May 13, 2002

Early Leaf Spot of Peanut: Intercroppping as Disease Management.
Alumni Seminar: Laura Duffie

May 13, 2002

Genetic comparison of white and grey morphs of grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Jessica Voellm
Mentor: Jeff Holmes