Biology Department

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  • Sample Student Presentations:

Meier, A, and R.A. Niesenbaum 2012. Physiological trade-offs between the allocation of resources for growth versus defense against herbivory vary by leaf age and light environment. Ecological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2012, Portland, OR.

J. Kotak, A. Hark, and E. McCain, 2012, Gene expression assessment in gcn5 mutant trichomes, presentation (JK) at the 15th Undergraduate Research Symposium, U. Maryland, Baltimore Co., Baltimore, MD, Oct. 20.

E. Bayer and B. Wightman, 2012, Function of the conserved nuclear receptor nhr-239 in Caenorhabditis elegans, presentation (EB) at the 15th Undergraduate Research Symposium, U. Maryland, Baltimore Co., Baltimore, MD, Oct. 20. *First Place Award in Poster Competition*

S. Kamran, C. Ingersoll, and B. Wightman, 2012, Function of nuclear receptor nhr-111 in lipid metabolism in C. elegans, presentation (SK) at the 15th Undergraduate Research Symposium, U. Maryland, Baltimore Co., Baltimore, MD, Oct. 20.

C. Ezzio and B. Wightman, 2012, Identifying upstream regulators of nhr-67 in C. elegans uterine development, presentation (CE) at the 15th Undergraduate Research Symposium, U. Maryland, Baltimore Co., Baltimore, MD, Oct. 20.

E. Bayer, G. M. Baer , C. Alvaro, K. Weber, R. Burns, M. Lilly, A. Patel, B. Perlman, S. Clever, and B. Wightman, 2012, Function and evolution of the diverged NR2E nuclear receptors nhr-111 and nhr-239, presentation (EB) at the Cell and Developmental Biology Meeting, Madison, WI, June 7-10.

G. McClung, L. Pioppo, J. Hall, R. Dordal, C. Ezzio, E. Fletcher, A. Gavin, S. Clever, and B. Wightman, 2012, Regulation and function of nhr-67/tailless in uterus development, presentation (GM) at the Cell and Developmental Biology Meeting, Madison, WI, June 7-10.

Hark, Amy T., Ross Cohen, John Schocken, and Elizabeth R. McCain. 2008. The histone acetyltransferase GCN5 affects floral bud initiation and stamen development in Arabidopsis.  National Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, Philadelphia PA.

Schocken, John, Eliana Verghese, Emily Lisco, Stephanie Eng, Michael Twardzik, Valerie Brown, Brittany Sanford, Stephanie Bywaters, Sheila Clever, Elizabeth McCain, Bruce Wightman. 2008. The C. elegans tailless ortholog nhr-67 functions in uterus and tail development. National Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, Philadelphia PA.

Washburn, Nicole and Elizabeth McCain. 2007. The reproductive anatomy of the marine polychaete worm, Streblospio benediciti and its evolutionary relationship to a closely related specid, S. gynobranchiata. Mid-Atlantic Regional Developmental Biology Meeting. Princeton, NJ.