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43rd Annual WKU Student Research Conference March 23, 2013 SESSION WINNERS
Date: Monday, March 25th, 2013
Graduate Paper Session 8: Natural Sciences
Amanda Seaton The Left Operon of Bacteriophage HK639 Is Essential for Viral Growth (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Author Rodney King
Undergraduate Paper Session 6: Natural Sciences
Brandon Farmer and Akhila Bethi Endothelin-1 Induces Phosphorylation of ERK1/2 in Bovine Corneal Endothelial Cells (Dr. Ken Crawford)
Undergraduate Paper Session 9: Natural Sciences
Jordan Olberding Creation of Transgenic UAS-NC1 Drosophila melanogaster (Dr. Ajay Srivastava); Additional Author Ajay Srivastava
Undergraduate Poster Session 5: Natural Sciences
Charles Coomer Identification of Bacterial Contaminates and Evidence for Temperate Phages in Beerwell Samples From a Bioethanol Production Facility (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Author Rodney King
Undergraduate Poster Session 6: Natural Sciences
Connor VanMeter MyOTP, a Newly Discovered Mycobacteriophage From Bowling Green, Kentucky (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Authors Rodney King and Claire Rinehart
Undergraduate Poster Session 7: Natural Sciences
Corbin Allender and Grace Babbs Exploring Genetic Diversity By Isolating and Comparing Novel Bacteriophages (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Authors Rodney King and Claire Rinehart
Undergraduate Poster Session 10: Natural Sciences
Micaela Montgomery and Jacob Fose Competition for Food Resources of the White Bass by Two Introduced Congeners in Barren River Lake (Dr. Philip Lienesch); Additional Author Philip Lienesch
Undergraduate Poster Session 11: Natural Sciences
Rachel Beyke and John Clark Eastern Black Rhino Home Range Activity Based on Human Disturbances (Dr. Michael Stokes)
Undergraduate Poster Session 13: Natural Sciences
Gretchen Walch A Newly Discovered Cluster E Mycobacteriophage Identified Through Genomic Analysis (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Authors Rodney King and Claire Rinehart
Undergraduate Poster Session 15: Natural Sciences
Amy Ni Effects of Growth Hormone (GH) Antagonist on Zebrafish Auditory Hair Cell Regeneration (Dr. Michael Smith); Additional Authors Mackenzie Perkins, Huifang Sun, and Michael Smith
Undergraduate Poster Session 16: Natural Sciences
Scotty Davis, II Identification of Short DNA Repeats and Their Functions in Mycobacteriophages (Dr. Claire Rinehart); Additional Author Claire Rinehart
Twenty-five undergraduate and graduate students from the Ogden College of Science & Engineering earned honors at the research competition held during the Kentucky Academy of Science's annual meeting in November.
Western Kentucky University undergraduate students Meghan Rice, Amanda Poole, and Tradesha Chatman were honored in their University Experience classes for winning undergraduate research awards.
Ava Fergerson, a senior Psychological Sciences major at WKU, received the Student Poster Award from the Women’s Special Interest Group at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention held in San Diego, CA.
Students, faculty, and staff from the Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies (CHNGES) and Department of Geography & Geology recently attended national conferences in Arkansas and Washington state.
Shelby Bandel, a graduate student in Psychological Sciences at WKU, is a recipient of a 2017 Graduate Research Scholarship from the American Psychological Foundation (APF) and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology.
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