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Papers from 2015

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Natural Selection of The Goldenrod Gall Fly, E. Solidaginis At The Kenyon College BFEC, J. Zellweger

Papers from 2014

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The effect of perflourooctane sulfonate (PFOS) on developing Xenopus laevis

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The Effect of Common Water Pollutants (Neem Oil, Ammonia, and Cobalt Chloride) on the Regeneration Rate of Lumbriculus variegatus, Keith Adler

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The Effects of Epinephrine and Caffeine on the Regenerative Abilities of Dugesia tigrina, Zoe Andris

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The Effects of Prolonged Magnetic Field Exposure on Dugesia Dorotocosephala Regeneration, Ulises Arbelo

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Effect of Early and Late Calorie Restriction on the Growth in Manduca sexta, Lauren Barnhardt

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Recognition and association of conspecific and novel alarm cues by planaria, Dylan Barrett-Smith

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Toxicity of Roundup Herbicide to Xenopus Laevis Tadpole Morphology and Mortality, Adam Berndt

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The Effects of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) on the Development of Xenopus laevis, Christina Binkley

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A study of the effects of environmental preference on feeding amongst bird species found in the Brown Family Environmental Center (BFEC), Max Black

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The Effects of Caffeine and Epinephrine on the Regeneration of Dugesia tigrina., mark Boniface

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Toxicity of Roundup to Xenopus laevis, E. J. Brautigan

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Photoreceptor Development in Regenerating Girardia Tigrina, Dominic Camperchioli

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Effect of Aspirin and Ibuprofen on vacuole formation in Tetrahymena pyriformis, Jiayu Chen

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Testing the Salinity Preference of Fiddler Crabs (Uca Pugilator) Based on Prior Conditions, Jason Cinti

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The Effect of Climate on Recovery Time from Chill–Comas in Drosophila melanogaster, Caitlyn Coates

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The Anti-Microbial Effects of Several Strains of Humulus lupulus on Staphylococcus epidermis, Tim Conolly

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Alliaria petiolata Allelopathy on Local Fungus Hyphae Growth and Solanum lycopersicum Seed Germination, Alexa Corsberg

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The effect of dextromethorphan on food vacuole formation in Tetrahymena thermophilia, Justin Cruz

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Simulated Climate Change: the effects of temperature and Ca(NO3)2 on moss, Katherine Deal

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Investigating the Effect of Bisphenol A on the Regenerative Development of Dugesia tigrina, Richard Dennis

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Effect of pH and Sugar Substrate on Fermentation and Growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Elizabeth Eder

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Instar Comparison of Olfactory Based Choice Conditioning in Manduca Sexta, Hannah Ewing

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The Effect of a Protein Deficient Diet on Growth Rate and Body Size in Manduca sexta, Heather Fantry

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Insect Diversity in Ohio Successional Forest Habitat, Ben Fisher

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Examining the Allelopathic effects of Alliaria petiolata on Wild Fungi Growth and Solanum lycopersicum Germination., N. Z. Fox

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Evaluating preference in wood by Reticulitermes flavipes, Hannah Gilman

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Microbial Contamination of Door Handles in Peirce Dining Hall, Rachel Gorlin

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The Effects of Caffeine on Aggressive/Defensive Behaviors in Procambarus clarki, Luke GuJu

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The Effect of Car Exhaust on Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena pyriformis and the Rate of Movement in Lepidodermella squamata, Nora Hannovit

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The Effects of Caffeine on Aggressive Behavior in Procambarus clarki (Crayfish), Jordan Harlacher

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The Effect of Car Exhaust on Phagocytic Activity in Tetrahymena pyriformis and Rate of Movement in Lepidodermella squamatus, Kelsey Hauser

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Expression of AeKCC1 Gene in Aedes aegypi in salt and fresh water environments, Taylor Jamil

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Survey of Ground-Dwelling Invertebrate Diversity in Successional Areas, Elanor Lopatto

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Effect of Different Soaps on Escherichia coli Growth over Time, Alex Lopez

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Inhibition of E. coli and S. epidermidis by Neomycin Sulfate and Polymyxin B Sulfate, Chenery Lowe

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Reticulitermes flavipes wood species consumption preference, Emma Mairson

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A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL PREFERENCE ON FEEDING AMONGST BIRD SPECIES FOUND IN THE BROWN FAMILY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER (BFEC), Owen McCloskey

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Topical Antibacterial Power of Polymyxin B and Neomycin against E. coli and S. epidermidis, Marielle McDonagh

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The buffering effects of sodium bicarbonate supplementation on lactic acidosis induced E. coli, Kyle McDonald

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The Effects of Roundup on Xenopus Laevis, Jibri McLean

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Comparison of Microbial Contamination of One and Twenty-Dollar Bills, Lauren Michael

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Effect of Resveratrol on Tissue Regeneration of Planaria under Oxidative Stress, Sarah Mohr

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Changes in Daphnia Magna Heart Rate in Response to Varying Levels of Salinity and Temperature., Eric Niehans

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Early and Late Larval Calorie Restriction and Growth in Manduca sexta, John O'Brien

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The Effect of Salinity on the Expression of the K, Cl Cotransporter (AeKCC1) in Malpighian Tubules and Anal Papillae of the Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti, Emily Olson

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Effects of Varying Light Exposure Levels on Photoreceptor Size of Girardia Tigrina, Nick Patterson

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The Effect of pH and Sugar on the Growth and Fermentation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Lila Perrone

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Inhibitory effect of Aspirin and Ibuprofen on vacuole formation in Tetrahymena pyriformis, Aldis Petriceks

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Osmoregulation in Uca pugilator after Differential Temperature Exposure, Jackson Pine

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Examining the Functions of AHR1 and AHR1 Paralogs by Measuring CYP1A6 Induction of Xenopus laevis Knockout Cell Lines, Natalie Plick

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The Buffering Effects of Sodium Bicarbonate Supplementation on Lactic Acid exposed E.coli, Austin Pu

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Microbial Contamination of Door Handles in Peirce Dining Hall, Caitilin Redak

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The Effects of Low Quality Diet at Different Instars on Overall Growth and Mortality Rate of Manduca sexta larva., Toby SantaMaria

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Allelochemicals in Alliaria petiolata and its Effect on Local Fungus and Seed Germination in Solanum lycopersicum, Ambert Sawaya

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Instar Comparison of Olfactory Based Choice Conditioning in the Model Organism Manduca sexta, Jacob Schaffetter

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Effects of varying temperature and salinity on Daphnia magna heart rate and mortality, Amy Schatz

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The Effect of Bisphenol A Concentrations on Regeneration of Black Planaria, Anna Schueler

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The buffering effects of sodium bicarbonate supplementation on lactic acid exposed E. coli, Alex Seaver

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The Effect of a Nutrient Deficient Diet on Growth Rate and Body Size in Manduca Sexta, Matt Stapylton

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Associative Learning with Starvation and NaCl in Caenorhabditis elegans, Emily Stenger

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Effects of CuCl2 and ZnCl2 on cell density of Escherichia coli as a function of cell growth, Anthony Tellez

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The Effects of Simulated Climate Change on the Growth of Moss Communities, Mary Titcomb

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Hand Soap Effectiveness against E. coli Growth, Marcus Townsend

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The effects of different amounts of light on photoreceptor size in Girardia tigrina, Scott Treiman

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Survival of Escherichia coli on Heat-treated Ground Beef, Rodney Tucker

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The Effect of Resveratrol on Tissue Regeneration in Planaria Under Oxidative Stress, Robert Turlington

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Survival of Escherichia Coli on Ground Beef at Differing Temperatures, Emily Vachon

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The effect of dextromethorphan on cilia function in Tetrahymena thermophilia, Alex Gant Van Vilet

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The effect of common water pollutants on the regeneration rate on Lumbriculus variegatus, Kenyatta Viel

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Comparison of Microbial Contamination of One and Twenty Dollar Bills, Lydia Wolf

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The Effects of Prolonged Small Magnetic Field Exposure on Black Planarian Dugesia Dorotocosephala Regeneration, Yaqui Xu

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Early and Late Larval Calorie Restriction and Growth in Manduca sexta, Tanner Zaas

Papers from 2013

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Predation of Micropterus salmoides under varying light conditions and the ideal swimming depth of lures

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Nitrogen Impact on Resource Allocation in Alliaria petiolata, Sarah Adrianowycz

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A Study of Trade-offs: Relative preference of safety versus seed quality in small woodland birds of North-Eastern America, Kayla Arnold

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The effects of temperature On the development of Callosobruchus Maculatus, Casey Beaudouin

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The water quality of the Kokosing River and its effect on the heart rate of Daphnia pulex, Alice Bell

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A Study of Trade-offs in Small Woodland Birds: Relative importance of seed quality versus safety while foraging, David Belsky

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Dopaminergic Modulation of Suspension Feeding in Moina, Samantha Betts

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The effect of dopaminergic modulation and variation of light frequency on the amount of steps taken by crayfish (Procambarus clarkii), Morgan Borroso

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The Water Quality of the Kokosing River and its Effect on Daphnia pulex Heart Rate, Ansen Burr

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Effect of Lead, Alcohol, and Nicotine on Regeneration Rate of Lumbriculus variegates, Spencer Byers

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Analyzing Salinity Preferences of Fiddler Crabs (Uca Pugilator), Emma Carey

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Osmoregulation and Acclimation to Differing Salinities in Crayfish, Hubert Chang

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The effect of Anisoptera on the phenotypic change in Rana clamitas, Hillary Chavez

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Differences in the Reproductive Cycles of Varying Strains of the moss Physcomitrella patens, Rishi Choubey

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The Effects of Antibacterial Wipes and Time on Bacterial Diversity and Gram- Negative Bacteria Accumulation, CJ Clinkscales

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Death By Chocolate: The Effect of Caffeine and Theobromine on the Heart Rate of the Aquatic Snail Planorbella duryi, Kaitilin Creamer

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The toxicity of 17α-ethinylestradiol to Euglena gracilis and its effect on cell division rate, James Currie

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The effect of inoculation site of Escherichia coli on thermoregulation and Nitric Oxide Synthase expression in Manduca sexta, Oliver DeBarros

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Contrast in Frequency Levels of Auditory Courting Signals by Uca minax, Chelsea Delaney

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Effects of the Inhibition of Nitric Oxide Synthase on Regeneration in Dugesia trigrina, Matthew Dilworth

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The Disruption of Photoperiod as a Potential Mechanism for the Alteration of the Gut Microbiota in Manduca sexta, Benji Dossetter

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An Investigation of Bacterial Abundance & Identity on Toilet Seats in Freshman Residence Halls Gund & McBride, Kye Duren

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Isolation and Identification of the Microbial Community of a Shower Curtain, Logan Ernst

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The Effect of Circadian Rhythm on Na+/K+ ATPase Activity in the Myocardium of Procambarus clarkii, Hardy Evans

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The effect of dopaminergic modulation and variation of light frequency on the amount of steps taken by crayfish (Procambarus clarkii), Jessica Frawley

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The Effect of Scented Aerosol Sprays, Such as Lysol, Yankee Candle, and Febreze, on the Production of Food Vacuoles in Tetrahymena, Zoe Frazier

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Stress-Responsive Expression of Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase-related Kinase in Tetrahymena pyriformis, Scott Freeburg