SBE Students Presenting at Undergraduate Research & Academic Showcase

Join us as SBE students present at the 5th annual Undergraduate Research and Academic Showcase Tuesday, April 1 at 8 a.m.-5 p.m in the Wells Conference Center

CUGR presenter

Jinlun Bai, forth year biology student, will be giving an oral presentation in room 3 from 9:15-10:30.  His topic is titled “Mutations in Ca2+ Regulatory Proteins on Cardiac Frequency and Rhythmicity in Drosophila melanogaster.

Audrey Maddox will be giving an oral presentation from 1:15-2:30 in room 3.  Her research topic is titled “Pollinators of Cucurbit Crops in Maine: Composition, Biology, and Conservation.”

Six SBE students will give a poster presentation between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Elijah Davis–”Anthropod Availability Predicts Prescence of the Bay=Breasted Warbler During Breeding Season Without Spruce Budworm Outbreak.”

Adam Hawkes–”Determination of Optimal Leaf to Amphipod Ratio for Leaf Decomposition Experiments Using The Leaf Shredder Hyallela Azteca and Leaves from the Red Maple Tree Acer rub rum.”

 Mattie Paradise– “Effects of Microbial Communities of Sparrow Eggs in a Temperate Maine Salt Marsh.”

 Darlene Turcotte–”Territorial Aggression in Song Sparrows: is consistent by migration strategy and across landscapes.”

 Ani Varjabedian–”Functional Morphology of the Prey-Capture Mechanism in Prorhynchus Stagnalis (Platyhelminthes).”

Stephanie Wood – “Dhoa Regulates Directed Cellular Migration.”

The Center for Undergraduate Research, CUGR, primary goal is to facilitate and enhance research and creative achievement for undergraduate students at UMaine.

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