Forum for Undergraduate Research

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Forum for Undergraduate Research


Volume 12, Number 1

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Section I: Eastern Colleges Science Conference -- Abstracts -- 3 Identifying the Onset of Teratogenicity of Lithium Chloride in the Development of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Eye / Janna Denisenko, Dr. Ammini Moorthy, Dr. Christopher Corbo, and Dr. Zoltan Fulop -- 3 The Brachistochrone Problem / Vincent Lombardo and Dr. Otto Raths -- 3 Finding Antibiotic Producing Microbes in Soil / Juliana Schipani and Dr. Kathleen Bobbitt -- 4 Development of New Line of Anti-microbial and Possible Anti-tumor Pd–Centered Chemotherapeutics / Sandra Minchala, Dr. Valeria Stepanova, and Dr. Joseph West -- 4 A Hybrid Computation and Experimental Study of Pd–Based Drug Candidates / Daniel Cimilluca, Dr. Joseph West, and Dr. Valeria Stepanova -- 5 Growth Rates in Population and Economics / Joseph Biggica (Physics) and Dr. Otto Raths -- 5 Study of Anti-microbial Activity of Palladium Compounds / Lynn Tay, Dr. Valeria Stepanova and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- 5 Modification of a Yeast Strain Toward the Creation of a Light-Activated Elongation Factor / Corey Gaylets, Basil Hussain, Dr. Rebecca Zordan and Dr. Brendan Cormack -- 6 Ultrastructural Analysis of Cellular Pathology Induced by Hyperphosphorylated Tau / Holly Santapaga, Leonid Denisenko, Dr. Alejandra Del C. Alonso, and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- 7 Analyzing the Effect of 4-octylphenol on the Development and Viability of Drosophila melanogaster / Pakinam Mekki and Dr. Heather Cook -- 7 The Antimicrobial Activity of Seven Different Plant Extracts on Streptococcus Mitis, Streptococcus Salivarius, and Enterococcus Faecalis / Elaina Tsimbikos and Dr. Kathleen Bobbitt -- 8 Isolation of Escherichia Coli Bacteriophage from Sewage Water / Alisa Ndokaj and Dr. Kathleen Bobbitt -- 9 Presence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Wagner College Athletic Facilities / Eden Stark and Dr. Kathleen Bobbitt -- 9 Behavioral Effects of Listeria monocytogenes-Induced Blindness in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) / Samar Alwani and Dr. Brian Palestis -- 10 Teratogenic Effects of Stannous Chloride at Various Concentrations on Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Embryos / Faiz Abed, Dr. Ammini Moorthy and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- Section II: The Natural Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 13 Aircraft Icing and its Effects on Lift / Carley Nicoletti, Leobardo Dominguez, and Michelle Greenough -- 29 Species Recognition in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Based on Olfactory Cues / Adam Rizzuti -- Section III: The Social Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 47 Imagination and Creativity Inside the Classroom / Michael Chicolo -- Section IV: Critical Essays -- Full Length Papers -- 79 Invisible Women: Female Comic Book Superheroes and Their Artists / Carly Schmidt -- 92 Antigone’s Hero / Stephanie Lombardo -- 99 Traduction ou Réécriture? de L’Empreinte de l’ange à The Mark of the Angel / Caroline Mauduy -- 107 Women’s Liberation: Beauvoir and Wollstonecraft’s Theories Pre- Figured in the Life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz / James Alicea -- 116 The Conflicted Metaphysical State of Humanity in Book I, Canto 7 of The Faerie Queene / Kiana Balacich


Wagner College, Staten Island, NY


Fall 2013


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