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Congratulations to Biology's Drexel Research Day Awardees

April 19, 2012

Research Day Logo 2012 - full size

Awards - Undergraduate Students

BIO AND BIOMEDICAL*

Amplification of the 16s rRNA intergenic spacer region for rapid detection of pea aphid, Acrythosipon pisum, bacterial endosymbionts
Author: Tyler Maruca
Advisor: Dr. Jacob Russell
College of Arts and Sciences, Biology
Characterization of the Gut Microbial Communities of the Invasive Argentine Ant Across Geographic Ranges
Author: Linh Chau
Co-Authors: Yi Hu, Dr. David Holway, Dr. Jacob Russell, Piotr Lukasik
Advisor: Dr. Jacob Russell
College of Arts and Sciences, Biology

Awards - Graduate Students

BIO AND BIOMEDICAL*

Between the Bay and a Hard Place: The Stress Response of Nesting Diamondback Terrapins due to Bulkheading in Barnegat Bay, NJ
Author: Julianne Winters
Co-Authors: Walter F. Bien, James R. Spotila, Edward A. Standora, David C. Rostal
Advisor: Harold Avery
College of Arts and Sciences, Biology
West African Amphibian Hotspot: Discovery and Conservation of New Species on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea
Author: Patrick McLaughlin
Advisor: Dr. Gail W. Hearn
College of Arts and Sciences, Biology