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Papers from 2022

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Observing Antibiotic Resistance of Bacteria Collected in Caples Residence Hall

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Temperature stress during the larval stage does not have a sex differentiated significant impact on weight or emergence of Callosobruchus maculatus

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The Effect of Nitrogen Availability on Hordeum vulgare Cyanogenesis

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Limited homeothermy in spring ephemeral flowers, Amanda Alfaro-C,; Sydney Lewis; and Elsie Groebner

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The Effect of Differing pH Hydroponics Treatments on Helianthus Photosynthetic Characteristics, Darya Aminia and Chris Bickford

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Effects of Natal Bean Nutrition on Callosobruchus Maculatus Fitness, Finn Anders

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Observing and Comparing the Carbon Storage Capacity and Climate Mitigation Potential of Restored and Natural Wetlands, Zachary Aronson-Paxton

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Shorter Photoperiod Leads to Increased Branching in the Moss Physcomitrium Patens, Ethan Ashbrook

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Exploring the effect of Photoperiod on branching in Physcomitrium Patens, Ethan Ashbrook, Lauren Lehr, and Camila Jimenez

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The Inhibitory Effects of Acetaminophen and Streptomycin on Escherichia coli, Keiko Behrens

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Effects of shortened transcription factor Tcf15 on Zebrafish Behavior, Penelope Birnbaum

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Effects of Temperature Shock on Emergence and Weight of Callosobruchus maculatus, Anna May Black

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pH Impact on Fiddler Crab Osmoregulatory Ability, Marlena Brown

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Reactive Oxygen Species Increase Carotenoid Pigment Production in Chlorella vulgaris, Keller Bueneman

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Effect of Heat Shock in Marchantia Polymorpha on Mapoly0122s0052 and Mapoly0030s0106 Gene, Aidan Burns

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Effects of Salt Concentrations and Nonsense Mediated Decay of the NPR1 gene in Marchantia polymorpha, Jack Caine, Justin Perdomo, Professor Lauren, et al.

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Analyzing Trm10 Expression in S. Cerevisiae Exposed to Potassium Sorbate, Ronan Daly

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The Effects of different Salinity levels on the ability to osmoregulate in Fiddler Crabs, Cal Dannenhirsch

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The Effect of Cosmetic Applicator Type on Bacterial Growth and Abundance, Liz DeProspo and Linnea Parker

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Yeast-two hybrid assay hints that the CDF of Physcomitrium patens interacts with its LOV/LOV and F-box/Kelch proteins, Gillian Doty

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The Effects of Corticosterone on E. coli, Mwi Epalle

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No difference in prevalence of bacteria resistant toTetracyclin, Ampicillin or Penicillin between samples collected from Old Kenyon and Lewis Hall dormitories at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio., Ben Garst

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Effects of Chronic and Acute Alcohol Exposure on Lumbriculus Variegatus Locomotive Escape Reactions, Lauren Gilbert

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Limited Homeothermy in Spring Ephemeral Flowers, Elsie Groebner

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Effects of Bean Nutrition on Callosobruchus maculatus Fitness, Christian Harris

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The Effect of Nitrogen Availability on Hordeum vulgare Cyanogenesis, Jordan Herrera

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Z. Bailii's Resilience to Common Environmental Stressors and the Effects of tRNA Stress on its Capacity to Grow, Lana Hunt

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P. patens Tolerates Relatively Low Salinity Conditions but Fails to Regenerate Under High Salinity Conditions, Julianne Hureau

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Efficacy of CRC4 Antibody at Detecting cyp1a6 Induction in Xenopus laevis, Isaac Johnson

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The effects of flower morphology and color on the internal floral temperature of early spring blooming plants Narcissus poeticus, Hyacinthus orientalis, Scilla siberica, and Claytonia virginica, Hannah Joo and Liz Navratil

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Examining the Effects of Road Salt Runoff on Community Resistance in Central Ohio, Leah Kessler, Megan Quinn, and Toshi Tsunekage

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Effect of prior stress, with Uca pugilator, on their ability to osmoregulate, Arthur Khayat, Sabine Manske, and Hannah Long

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Reduced pH and Different Sex do not Affect the Osmoregulation Ability of Uca pugilator, Sunho Kim

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Effects of photoperiod on branching in the moss Physcomitrium patens, Lauren Lehr, Ethan Ashbrook, Camila Jimenez-Sanchez, et al.

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Independent Project Final Paper, Sydney Lewis

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The Effects of Temperature on the Expression of the ELF3 Gene in Physcomitrella patens, Megan Lieb

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Effects of hydroxyl free radical on carotenoid content of Chlorella vulgaris, Tony Liu

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RNA synthesis and preparation for magnesium chloride and 5-fluorouracil assays, Lila Lofving and Catherine Mori

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The effects of previous exposure to high stress environments on osmoregulation in Uca pugilator, Hannah Long

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Interferon Gamma-Induced Protein 10 has no Effect on Increase Production of Immune Cells From Stress Induced Mothers, Issachar Lopez

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Minimum Inhibitory Concentration of Common Medicines on Escherichia coli: Acetaminophen and Streptomycin, Emi Loucks

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Effects of chronic and acute exposure of ethyl alcohol on locomotive escape patterns in Lumbriculus variegatus, Megan Lydon

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Fe2+ and Fe3+ Ions Increase the Stability of Trm10 tRNAs, Ben Manning

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Effects of Prior Exposure to 40% and 100% Artificial Seawater (ASW) on Uca pugilator’s osmoregulation, Sabine Manske

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Different Developmental Conditions and the effects on the Growth and Development of Bean Beetles, Mirjavohir Marvarov (Java)

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The effect of pH, body size, and prior exposure to different salinity on Uca pugilator’s osmoregulatory ability., Deedee Mason

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How Low, Varying Temperatures Negatively Affect Photosynthesis Function in Alliaria Petiolata, Gabriela McLain

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How Low, Varying Temperatures Negatively Affect Photosynthesis Function in Alliaria Petiolata, Gabriela McLain

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Analyzing Trm10 Expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae when Exposed to Varying Concentrations of Potassium Sorbate, Makarios Mcune and Ronan Daly

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Effects of Environmental Color Isolation on Betta splendens, Raphael Melo

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The Effect of Acetic Acid and Sodium Hydroxide on Zygosaccharomyces bailii Growth, Ava Mennes

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Cyanogenic Response in Hordeum vulgare (Barley) Under Drought Conditions and Salicylic Acid, Elise Minion

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The effects of magnesium and 5-fluorouracil on tRNA stability and Trm10 activity in Escherichia coli, Catherine Mori, Lila Lofving, and Nathan Howell

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Increased Salinity Concentration Decreases Growth and Regeneration of Physcomitrella Patens, Hailey Moss

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The effects of different Saline concentrations on the ability to Osmoregulate in Uca pugilator, Lalasa Nagireddy and Cal Dannenhirsch.

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The Effect of Flower Morphology and Color on Internal Flower Temperature, Liz Navratil

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Starvation had a negative impact on the regeneration rate of Lumbriculus variegatus., Tam Nguyen

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Effect of Temperature on the expression of ELF3_Pp3c1 genes in Physcomitrella patens (moss), George Ni

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The Effect of Glial Cell Inhibition on Motor Neuron Function in Zebrafish, Riley Orth

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Zygosaccharomyces bailii metabolizes sorbic acid as a resistance method, Iris Pardue

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Diversity of Bacterial Colonies and Antibiotic Resistance on Two Different Cosmetic Applicators, Linnea Parker

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Foliar applications of salicylic acid decrease inhibition of growth but have minimal effect on photosynthetic activity in salt-stressed Hordeum Vulgare (Barley), Alejandro Paulino

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Marchantia polymorpha Non-mediated Decay and Alternative Splicing in the Salt Stress Response Gene in Response to Deicing Salt, Justin Perdomo

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The Effects of Acetic Acid and Sodium Hydroxide on the Growth of Zygosaccharomyces bailii, Alyssa Perez

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Alternative Splicing of TOC1 Gene in Marchantia polymorpha in Response to Heat Shock, Grace Potter

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Examining Community Resistance in Local Ecosystems in Response to Salt Treatments, Megan Quinn

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Faster Regeneration in Fed Blackworms (Lumbriculus Variegatus) than in Starved Blackworms, Nafi Rahman

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Alternative Splicing of the Liverwort TOC1 Gene, Emily Rogers

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Effects of Popular Drugs on E. coli Growth, Sean Ronaldson

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Effects of Shortened Transcription Factor tcf15 on Zebrafish Behavior, Jordan Schisler

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Interferon Gamma-Induced Protein 10 Has No Effect on Neutrophil Count in Male Mice Offspring with Induced Allergic Asthma, Dilara Sen

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The Effect of Glial Cell Inhibition on Motor Neurons in Zebrafish, Nate Shubin

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Osmoregulatory response on elevated temperatures in Leptuca pugilator, Sofiia Shyroka, Marissa Sun, and Chris Gillen

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Assaying the Effect of Heat Shock on Alternative Splicing of HSP40 in Marchantia polymorpha, Aaryan Somadder

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Detecting Cyp1a6 induction by TCDD at mRNA and protein level, Cathy Song

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Interaction of Physcomitrium patens CDF with LOV/LOV and F- box/Kelch, Yueqi Song

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Comparing the resistance of Zygosaccharomyces bailii and Saccharomyces cerevisiae to different concentrations of acetic acid, Paula Sorić

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Cyanide Concentration in Barley is Not Affected by Drought and Salicylic Acid, Katy Spilsbury and Elise Minion

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Developmental Conditions and Effects on the Growth and Adult Life of Bean Beetles, Sydney Srnka

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The Effects of Temperature on the Efflux Rate of Leptuca pugilator, Marissa Sun; Sofiia Shyroka,; and Chris Gillen

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Gram-Negative Bacteria show Resistance to Ampicillin in the Caples Residence at Gambier, Ohio, Jada Swearingen

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Assaying the effect of heat shock on alternative splicing of HSP40/DNAJ-LIKE PROTEIN in Marchantia polymorpha, Kavya Thaker

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Effect of Heat Shock on Alternative Splicing of Mapoly0122s0052 and Hsp40 mRNA in Marchantia polymorpha, Garrett Thesing

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The Effects of Sodium Chloride and Beet-Juice Brine on Green Algae Community Growth, Rachael Tomasko, Logan Coleman, and Dr. Toshi Tsunekage

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The Effects of Sodium Chloride and Beet-Juice Brine on the Community Growth and Chloride and Nitrate Concentration of Green Algae, Rachael Tomasko,; Logan Coleman; and Toshi Tsunekage

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The effect of Fe(II)Cl2 and Fe(III)Cl3 on tRNA stability, Lydia Turk

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Using high-performance liquid chromatography to quantify the ability of Zygosaccharomyces bailii to decrease environmental sorbic acid levels, Andrew M. Van Horn

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Fiddler Crab Final Lab Paper, Logan Vidal

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Effect of Starvation on Fiddler Crab (Uca pugilator) Osmoregulation, Ayman Wadud

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Limited Homeothermy in Early Spring Flowers, Nathaniel Colson Wenzel

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Latitudinal Biodiversity Gradient Reflected in Morphological Diversity of Pollen Grains, Shea Wilt

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Limited Homeothermy in Early Spring Flowering Plants, Caleigh Wukitch

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Short Term Starvation has no Significant Effect on Fiddler Crab’s (Uca) Osmoregulation, Tiffany(Hao) Yang and Ayman Wadud

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Exposure to blue light decreases aggression in Betta splendens., Ryan Yarcusko, and Raphael Melo

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The effect of Creatine, Ibuprofen, and Melatonin on the human gut microbiome, Michael Yu

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Observing and comparing the carbon storage capacity and climate mitigation potential of restored and natural wetlands, Zihan Zu

Papers from 2021

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Effects of Caffeine on Dopamine Mediated Behaviors in Caenorhabditis Elegans

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The Slc6a2 Gene is Not Expressed in First Trimester Human Extravillous Trophoblast Cells, Lindsey Ambramson

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Effect of Micronized Creatine Powder in Conjunction with Glucose on Growth of Escherichia coli, Rose Anderson

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The Effects of Antibiotics on GABA Production in E.coli, Natalie Arrigoni