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Summer 2012 Biology Research Fellowships

Biology Department
221 Science Center
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3282


Mr. Thomas Caggianelli 

A possible mutualistic relationship between Japanese Knotweed and European Fire Ant
Faculty mentor: Dr. Jonathan Titus


Mr. David DiPalma

Secondary Structure Determination of the Internal Ribsome Entry Site (IRES) in the 5'-Untranslated Region of Drosophila gurken mRNA
Faculty mentor: Dr. Matthew Fountain


Mr. Jordan Johnson

Correlation between a Metabolic Fiber Type Regulator (PGC- 1a) and Myosin Heavy Chain Expression in Skeletal Muscle Fibers
Faculty mentor: Dr. Scott Medler


Ms. Nancy Levensailor

Fluorescent Visulization of Sqd-grk Interactins in Transgenic Drosophlia
Faculty mentor: Dr. Scott Ferguson


Mr. Jacob Merle

Probing the Structure of the gurken 5' Untranslated Region
Faculty mentor: Dr. Scott Ferguson


Ms. Danielle Smith

Environmental enrichment as a means of increasing male/female social interactions in a critically endangered species, Macaca nigra
Faculty mentor: Dr. Karry Kazial


Mr. Steven Whittemore

The Effects of Muscular Fiber Phenotypes on Running Performance: Ghost and Fiddler Crabs
Faculty mentor: Dr. Scott Medler


Ms. Jessica Wooten

Suppression of the Invasive Fallopia japonica and Assessment of Seed Viability to Preserve Native Plant Communities
Faculty mentor: Dr. Jonathan Titus

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