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Research Projects 2012-2013

Spring 2013

Biology

  • The Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction in Detecting False Specimen Advertisement from a Biological Supply Company (Mentor : C. Doumen)
  • Genomic Characterization of TetraCycline and Copper Tolerance in a Kurthis species(Mentor : J. Lawson)
  • Phenology of Limestone Adder's-tongue (Ophioglossum engelmannii) (Mentor : N. Rich)
  • Genetic Variation Within and Among Populations of Limestone Adder's-tongue (Ophioglossum engelmannii) (Mentor : N. Rich)
  • Anti-inflammatory Activity of natural Plant Extracts (Mentor : S. Subramanian)

Chemistry

  • Beets Extracts as Anion/Cation Sensor Using UV-VIS (Mentor : B. Attili)

Physics

  • Limiting Magnitude and Tracking Duration Study of CCD and Telescope System (Mentor : C. Aars)
  • Brewster's Ange Measurement Using Laser (Mentor : R. Kannampuzha)
  • Microwave 4.0 - Ins and Outs of a Microwave (Mentor : M. Broyles)
  • The Ratio between Thrust and Lift (Mentor : M. Broyles)

Mathematics

  • The Game of Lights : Three-Dimensional Application of Conway's Game of Life (Mentor : B. Ardis)
  • Pi in the Sky (Mentor : A. Graves)

Fall 2012

Biology

  • Population Genetics of Wintergrape Fern (Bothrychium lunarioides) (Mentor : N. Rich)
  • Phenology of Limestone Adder's-tongue (Ophioglossum engelmannii) (Mentor : N. Rich)
  • A Microinjection Protocol for Use in Sea Urchin Embryology  (Mentor : C. Thomas)

Chemistry

  • Selective extraction of Cu2+ in the presence of Fe2+, Co2+ and Ni2+ (Mentor : G. Chaka)

Physics

  • Microwave 3.0 - All about the Fastest Hot Water (Mentor : M. Broyles)
  • Dynamics of Aviation (Mentor : M. Broyles)

Mathematics

  • Tile design using Mathematics for a Pleasing and Cost-Effective Tile (Mentor : V. Antohe)
  • An investigation on using Mathematica (Mentor : B. Ardis)
  • Measuring the USO (Mentor : A. Graves)


Spring 2012


Biology

  • Oligochaete Species Identification by PCR and BLAST Analysis of the Cytochrome Oxidase Gene (Mentor : C. Doumen)
  • Whole Genome Sequencing of Environmental Isolates (Mentor : J. Lawson)
  • Precipitation and Phenology of Limestone Adder's-tongue (Ophioglossum engelmannii Prantl)  (Mentor : N. Rich)
  • Genetic Variation Within and Between Populations of Winter Grapefern (Botrychium lunarioides) (Mentor : N. Rich)
  • Studies on the Role of Natural Products as Anti-fibrotic Agents  (Mentor : S. Subramanian)
  • The Antimicrobial Effect of Supplements (Mentor : A. Tassa)

Chemistry

  • Copper in Drinking Water (Mentor : B. Atilli)
  • Study of Copper (II) Extraction Using 1,4,8,11-tetrathiacyclotetradecane Ligand in Methylene Chloride (Mentor : G. Chaka)

Mathematics

  • Mathematical Models of Drug Concentration in the Bloodstream (Mentor : B. Ardis)


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Agarose Gel of PCR products