Forum for Undergraduate Research

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Forum for Undergraduate Research


Volume 11, Number 1

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Section I: Eastern Colleges Science Conference -- Abstracts -- 2 Remote Setting Oyster Spat; Artificial Reef/Reef Ball / John Andrejack, Kim Tetrault, and Dr. Donald Stearns -- 2 The Effect of Green Tea Extract (EGCG) and other Plant Extracts on Bacillus subtilis / Dilijeta Bajrami -- 2 The Digits of Pi / Andrea Gonzales and Dr. Otto Raths -- 3 The Effect of Garlic Extract on Quorum Sensing Pseudomonas Aeruginosa / John Augello -- 3 Selenium Supplementation and its Impact on Plasma Glutathione (GSH) among Arsenicosis Patients in Bangladesh / Ervila Behri, Stephanie Asusta, Elena Stekolchik, Melanie Valencia, and Dr. Mohammad Alauddin -- 4 Bacteriophage Therapy against Pan-Resistant Strains of P. aeruginosa / Benjamin Bustamante -- 4 The Effects of Green Tea Extract EGCG and Other Plant Extracts on Salmonella and Citrobacter / Krista Carbonara -- 5 Analyzing the Effect of Phthalates on the Development of Drosphilia Melanogaster / Leonard Giordano and Dr. Heather Cook -- 5 Using Gas Electron Multipliers (GEM) to Reconstruct Position Tracks Emanating from a Source / Gia DeStefanis -- 5 Zebrafish as a Model Organism for Listeria monocytogenes Central Nervous System Infection -- Alina Guseynova, William Rivera, and Dr. Christopher Corbo / 6 Properties of a Classical Black Hole Solar System / Carrie Holt and Dr. Otto Raths -- 6 Photosensitivity of Instar 4 Mosquito Larvae (Aedes aegypti) to Different Light Intensities / Thomas Iannacone and Dr. Donald Stearns -- 7 Capsaicin Induced Optic Nerve Damage in Zebrafish: A Model of Trans-neuronal Degeneration / Maximillian Lucci, Michael Broe, Michael Gutkin, Dr.Zoltan Fulop, and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- 7 The Regeneration of Blood Vessels in the Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Optic Tectum / Richard Morgan -- 8 The Effect of Green Tea Extract (EGCG) and Ten Other Plant Extracts on the Growth of Staphylococcus / Julia Mullins -- 8 Digital Database and Interactive Microscopic Brain Atlas for Adult Zebrafish (Danio rerio) / John Passantino, Prof. Linda Raths, Dr. Christpher Corbo, and Dr. Zoltan Fulop -- 9 Effect of a Green Tea Extract (EGCG) and Other Plant Extracts on the Inhibition of Growth of Enterobacter aerogenes and Echerichia coli / Ashley Polizzotto -- 9 The Cellular Response of Adult Zebrafish Optic Tectum: A Model for a Listeria monocytogenes Infection / William Rivera, Alina Guseynova, Michael Gutkin and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- 10 Morphological Analysis of Mast Cell Distribution of Surviving Organotropic Culture of Adult Zebrafish Optic Tectum during the First Week / Deeksha Chawla, Elissa Troisi, Michael Gutkin, Prof. Linda Raths, Dr. Christopher Corbo, and Dr. Zoltan Fulop -- 10 Imaging Primary Cilia in Pancreatic Cancer Tumor Initiating Cells / Gina Auricchio, Dr. Jennifer Bailey, Dr. Florencia McAllister, Dr. Anirban Maitra, and Dr. Steven Leach -- 11 How the Children Grow: Tracking the Health Impacts of Sociopolitical Change in Prehistoric Peru / Rose Tobiassen -- 12 Spectral Photosensitivity of the Fourth Instar Larval Stage of the Mosquito Aedes aegypti / Rachel Tripp and Dr. Donald Stearns -- 12 Olfactory Sense and Species Recognition in the Zebrafish (Danio rerio) / Alyssa Spivak -- 13 Sodium Selenite Supplementation and Plasma Glutathione Peroxidase Activity in Arsenicosis Patients in Bangladesh / Elena Stekolchik, Lisa Schneider, Ervila Behri, Stephanie Asusta, Nicole Deluzio, Melanie Valencia, and Dr. Mohammad Alauddin -- 13 Enhancing Plasma Selenoproteins through Selenite Supplementation in Arsenicosis Patients in Rural Bangladesh / Melanie Valencia, Ervila Behri, Stephanie Asusta, Elena Stekolchik, and Dr. Mohammad Alauddin -- 14 The Brachistochrone Problem / Vincent Lombardo and Dr. Otto Raths -- Section II: The Natural Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 16 The Effects of Ethanol on Zebrafish Activity Level / Ashley Nati -- Section III: The Social Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 36 How the Children Grow: Tracking the Health Impacts of Sociopolitical Change in Prehistoric Peru / Rose Tobiassen -- 73 Stock Fading / Ryan Van Spronsen -- Section IV: Critical Essays -- Full Length Papers -- 88 Antoni’s Touch: The Body and The Family in Janine Antoni’s Work / Nicola Andersen -- 102 The Fantastic Travels and Travelers of Remedios Varo / Alexis Makwinski -- 114 Starvation for a Cause: Religious Fasting During the Crusades / Antoinette McCarty -- 122 Intimate Partner Violence and Aggression Among Male Veterans with PTSD / Mary Beth Somich -- 128 A Total Work of Art: In Search of the Gesamtkunstwerk / Erin Valerio


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