Forum for Undergraduate Research

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Forum for Undergraduate Research


Volume 14, Number 1

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Section I: Eastern Colleges Science Conference -- Abstracts -- 3 The Effects of Diethyl Phthalate on the Development of Drosophila melanogaster / Johnathan Hinrichs and Dr. Heather Cook -- 3 Search for Safe Underground Water Through Observation of Tubewell Concrete Platform Color in Southern Bangladesh / Sanjita Dham, Sandra Minchala, and Dr. Mohammad Alauddin -- 4 The Search for MET or a MET Homolog Expressed by Dugesia dorotocephala / Najia Malik and Vincent Vitulli -- 5 The Effect of Five Plant Extracts on Serratia marcescens for Medicinal Significance / Meghan Morrissey -- 6 Detection of a Listeria monocytogenes Infection in the Zebrafish Central Nervous System; Development of a Squashed Tissue Preparation for Immunofluorescence Labeling / Brandon Kocurek, Anthony Spano, and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- 6 Identification of Listeria monocytogenes in Adult Zebrafish Using the Gram Stain Reaction / Anthony Spano, Brandon Kocurek, and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- 7 Isolation of Bacteriophages from Sewage that Infect Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa / Jacob Cohen -- 8 Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium from Tannery Wastes and Health Risks for Urban Population in Bangladesh / Sanjita Dham, Sandra Minchala, Nadia Asfar , Sarah Alauddin, Dr. Mohammad Alauddin, Sanjit Shaha, W. Hoque, and Russell Gerads -- 8 Presenting the Information Value of Different Resolutions in Digital Brain Images Using an Embryonic Rat Brain Section / Julie Roggeveen, Gabrielle Langella, and Dr. Zoltan Fulop -- 9 Differences in Photophysiology of Adult Female Daphnia magna Obtained from Different Biological Supply Houses / Yan-Yee Cheung, Dr. Donald Stearns, and Dr. Jonathan Blaize -- 10 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in the Human IL10 Promoter Affect Gene Expression in Macrophages / Alexa Viniotis, Adam Leibold , Dr. Pali Shah, Dr. Djeneba Dabitao, and Dr. Jay Bream -- 10 Molecular Dynamics Simulations to Understand the Role of Human Cystatin C in Alzheimer’s Disease / Joseph Persichetti and Dr. Arunkumar Sharma -- 11 The Effect of Marinades on Salmonella typhi on Raw Chicken / Arielle Dorfman -- 11 Isolation of Bacteriophage for Listeria monocytogenes / Brandon Hart, Anthony Gonzalez, Dr. Kathleen Bobbitt, and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- 12 Mathematics Instruction in a Special Education Setting / Daniela DiMeglio -- 12 The Effect of Different Alcohol Concentrations on Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Species Recognition Mayar Mussa -- 13 Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Planarian Micrographs in Search of Human Proto-Oncogene Orthologs / Michael Cataldo and James Ducey -- 14 Ultrastructural Analysis of the Zebrafish Visual System Infected with Listeria monocytogenes / Timothy Mendez and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- 14 The Effect of Salinity Levels on Activity and Respiration of the Mummichog Fundulus Heteroclitus / Cody Carpenter and Dr. Donald Stearns -- 15 Effects of Olfactory Stimulation on Captive Amur Leopards / Maria Papaioannou, Marc Valitutto, Dr. Brian Palestis, and Dr. Christopher Corbo -- Section II: The Natural Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 19 The Effect of Five Plant Extracts on Serratia marcescens for Medicinal Significance / Meghan Marie Morrissey -- Section III: The Social Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 45 Cosmopolitanism and Global Justice / Ian Bertschausen -- Section IV: Critical Essays -- Full Length Papers -- 67 The Preservation of van Gogh / Casey Schweiger -- 77 Alien to Ourselves: Finding Humanity in Mars Attacks! / Abigail Creem -- 83 Representation of Society through Film in Weimar Germany: Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927) / Jessica Catanzaro -- 93 Even the Grass: Food in Half of a Yellow Sun / Lisa Condemi -- 98 Ahead of Her Time: Feminism in the Writings of Emilia Pardo Bazán / Caitlin McCarthy -- 106 Re-writing Myth, Exploring Gender, and Challenging Misogynist Narratives in Christine de Pizan’s Writings / Arijeta Lajka


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