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Research Day Symposium 2009

 

The Wilkes Honors College Symposium for Research and Creative Projects

Archive for 2009

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8:00 – 9:00 Registration in AD Lobby

 

AD 102

AD 103

AD 202

AD 204

AD 206

9:00-9:15

 

 

Mayes
Kirchman-Biology
Nuclear Suppression of Mitochondrial Defects in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Keltner
Jakee-Economics
The Effect of Remittances on Labor Supply: A Case Study of Mexico

Betterman
Gosser Esquilín-Spanish Literature
Armar El Rompecabezas:  La Memoria Y La Tortura En La Muerte Y La Doncella De Ariel Dorfman Y La Escuelita De Alicia Partnoy

Spencer Miller
Tunick-Political Science
Presidential Term Limits:  If You Want to Run Again, Try a Marathon

Loeffler
O’Brien-Environmental Studies
Living Green: Healthy Homes for a Sustainable Future

9:15 – 9:30

 

 

Virgin
Kirchman-Biology
Generation of Hyperactive Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Mutants by Error-Prone PCR

Sahin
Nur-tegin/Jakee-Economics
Bribery by Firm Characteristics

DeChario
Barrett-English Literature
Blue Houses and Red Minotaurs: Media and Narrative in Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves

Adams
Tunick-Political Science
The Representation Paradox

Bailey
McLaughlin-Philosophy
Quine on Underdetermination and Realism

9:30 – 9:45

 

 

Velasquez
Kirchman-Biology
Analysis of Lifespans of Yeast Strains Harboring Mutations Affecting Metabolism

Lotarynski
Jakee/Nur-tegin-Economics
Democracy and Economic Growth in Argentina

E. Miller
Barrett-English Literature
The Relationship Between Humanity and Technology in William Gibson's Neuromancer and Pattern Recognition

Mockler
Tunick-Political Science
Caught Red-Handed, But Not Guilty:  The Entrapment Defense and Culpability

Farinelli
McLaughlin-Philosophy
A Middle Way Between Universalism and Relativism in Ethics and Epistemology

9:45 – 10:00

 

 

Martin
Kirchman-Biology
Construction of mitochondrion-targeted telomerase for analysis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Leeper
Lanning-Psychology
Personality, Decision-making, and Human Lives

Copeland
Edwards-English Literature
The Celebration of Uncertainty through Gothic Moments in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights

Anoriscat
Tunick-Political Science
Capital Punishment v. Life Imprisonment

Wicks
Strain-History/American Studies
Sentinels of Liberty: Captain America, his Doubles, and the Dilemma of American Identity

10:00 - 10:15

 

 

Rytz
Kirchman-Biology
Cloning SOD2 from the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta)

 

Simon
Sweet-Political Science
The Supreme Opinion: Analyzing Public Opinion in the Short-run Following Supreme Court Decisions on Affirmative Action

Taylor
Edwards-English Literature
The Quickening Ingredient: Intellect, Sex, and Photographs in Jude the Obscure

Ohm
Tunick-Political Science
DNA Profiling and Fourth Amendment Privacy

Stout
Strain-History/American Studies
We Are Limestone Creek: An Oral History of the Limestone Creek Community Jupiter, Florida

Break

10:30 - 10:45

 

 

Fulton
Quintyne-Biology
 Dynactin is critical for the processive movement of the dynein motor protein

Holz
Belogay-Mathematics
Seeing the World through Shadows

Puehn
Harrawood-English Literature
Shifting Identities in "The Return of Martin Guerre"

 

Walsh
Steigenga-Political Science
The Intended and Unintended Consequenys of Democracy Promotion in Latin America

Chase
Sweet-Political Science
Old Enough to Kill; Too Young to Die? Evaluating Public Opinion of the Juvenile Death Penalty

10:45 - 11:00

 

 

Butyn
Quintyne-Biology
Investigation of Talin Head-Tail Interaction

 

Ouellette & Severa
Belogay-Mathematics
From Textbook to Reality:  Was Torricelli Right?

 

Ryan
Harrawood-English Literature
Satan's Imprisoning Words: Questioning the Value of Language in John Milton's Paradise Lost

Hoogkamp
Steigenga-Political Science
 Analyzing the Growth of Protestantism

Zeichman
Sweet-Political Science
The Media's Impact on the FDA

11:00 - 11:15

 

Raborn
Quintyne-Biology
Centrosome Recruitment: A Four Dimensional Map

Rowe
Hoim-Mathematics
Invariant Subspaces and Orbits of Operators

Cruikshank
Harrawood-English Literature
"Of Things Invisible to Mortal Sight": The Subordination and Glorification of God the Son in Paradise Lost

 

Klaas
Steigenga-Political Science
Help or Hype? The Role of Internet Marketing in Rural Development Strategies

Ray
Fewkes/Sweet-Anthropology
Before and After NAGPRA: The effect of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act on archaeological practices in the United States

11:15 - 11:30

 

Roeckner
Quintyne-Biology
Knockdown of dynactin’s p150Glued subunit abrogates microtubule organization

 

Clanton
Karr-Mathematics
Real Composition Algebras

D’Arrigo
Harrawood-English Literature
Religious Faith within the Scientific Revolution: A Struggle throughout Baconian Literature

Lazo de la Vega
Steigenga-Political Science
Catholic Church Activism on Immigration Issues in the United States: Testing the Religious Economy Model

Oliver
Njambi-Women’s Studies
'Teaching Bodies': The Feminization and Racialization of the American Teacher

 

Lunch

1:00-2:00: Chastain Lecture, AD 119: Hans Czap, "The Economic Impact of Corruption"
Dr.Czap, an Economist, is Visiting Assistant Professor at St. Lawrence University

2:00-4:30: Poster Session and Visual Arts projects in HC Building with Reception in HC Atrium

Raquel Borges-Garcia
French Influences on Spanish Language Acquisition

Raquel Borges-Garcia
Just Grin and Bear It? Proactive Coping, Gratitude, and PTSD in College Students

Melinda Florscher
Solvent-free Diels–Alder reactions of in situ generated cyclopentadiene

Christina Luffman
Manipulation of Normal Cells to Produce a Cancer-like Mitotic Phenotype

Wesley Mathieu and Jessica Newton
“You seem awfully familiar”: Conjunction Errors in Memory for Eyewitness Events

Deborah Morris
Alternate Applications of Anticancer Drugs on COS-7 Normal Cells and Human Cancer Cells

Amy Peebles, Stephanie Linley and Katherine Hughes
Parachloroamphetamine Impairs the Performance of Rats on an Odor-Texture Discrimination Task

Shaina Rowell and Johanna Berger
Conjunction Errors in Memory for Manner and Path of Motion

Jenny Santos
Chemical Analysis and Identification of Non-Prescription Drugs by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy

Rachel Scarafia
Species Diversity of the Foraminifera of Twin Cays, Belize, Central America

Karenia Soto and Kevin Pels
Reaction of bromine with 4,5-dimethylcyclohexa-1,4-diene-1,2-dicarboxylic acid: A green chemistry puzzle for organic chemistry students

Jodi-ann Thomas
Child Acquisition of Nouns: Attention to Intrinsic Motion

Nathan J. Van Zee
Phase-Vanishing Reactions with PTFE as a Phase Screen

Travis Yates
Correlation between Specific Carcinogenic chemicals and Specific Mitotic Defects and the Restorative role of Antioxidants

Visual Arts Projects, HC 115

Amanda D'Arrigo
Monkey

Jeremy DeChario
Blue Houses and Red Minotaurs: Media and Narrative in Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves

Nicole Henken
Reflections

Cara Kissell
Miserere

Claire Oliver
Fish in the Water

Renata Rodrigues
Your Mouth and Our Ears

Therese Rytz
Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Sara Stout
IMPACT

Emily Taylor
Brother

 

 
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