WKU REGIONAL CAMPUSES
43rd Annual WKU Student Research Conference March 23, 2013 SESSION WINNERS
Date: Monday, March 25th, 2013
Graduate Paper Session 8: Natural Sciences
Amanda Seaton The Left Operon of Bacteriophage HK639 Is Essential for Viral Growth (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Author Rodney King
Undergraduate Paper Session 6: Natural Sciences
Brandon Farmer and Akhila Bethi Endothelin-1 Induces Phosphorylation of ERK1/2 in Bovine Corneal Endothelial Cells (Dr. Ken Crawford)
Undergraduate Paper Session 9: Natural Sciences
Jordan Olberding Creation of Transgenic UAS-NC1 Drosophila melanogaster (Dr. Ajay Srivastava); Additional Author Ajay Srivastava
Undergraduate Poster Session 5: Natural Sciences
Charles Coomer Identification of Bacterial Contaminates and Evidence for Temperate Phages in Beerwell Samples From a Bioethanol Production Facility (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Author Rodney King
Undergraduate Poster Session 6: Natural Sciences
Connor VanMeter MyOTP, a Newly Discovered Mycobacteriophage From Bowling Green, Kentucky (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Authors Rodney King and Claire Rinehart
Undergraduate Poster Session 7: Natural Sciences
Corbin Allender and Grace Babbs Exploring Genetic Diversity By Isolating and Comparing Novel Bacteriophages (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Authors Rodney King and Claire Rinehart
Undergraduate Poster Session 10: Natural Sciences
Micaela Montgomery and Jacob Fose Competition for Food Resources of the White Bass by Two Introduced Congeners in Barren River Lake (Dr. Philip Lienesch); Additional Author Philip Lienesch
Undergraduate Poster Session 11: Natural Sciences
Rachel Beyke and John Clark Eastern Black Rhino Home Range Activity Based on Human Disturbances (Dr. Michael Stokes)
Undergraduate Poster Session 13: Natural Sciences
Gretchen Walch A Newly Discovered Cluster E Mycobacteriophage Identified Through Genomic Analysis (Dr. Rodney King); Additional Authors Rodney King and Claire Rinehart
Undergraduate Poster Session 15: Natural Sciences
Amy Ni Effects of Growth Hormone (GH) Antagonist on Zebrafish Auditory Hair Cell Regeneration (Dr. Michael Smith); Additional Authors Mackenzie Perkins, Huifang Sun, and Michael Smith
Undergraduate Poster Session 16: Natural Sciences
Scotty Davis, II Identification of Short DNA Repeats and Their Functions in Mycobacteriophages (Dr. Claire Rinehart); Additional Author Claire Rinehart
over 16,000 GIS professionals, educators, and users from over 120 countries attend the world’s largest conference in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This conference was hosted by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) in San Diego, CA.
The WKU Meteorology Program is hosting more than 20 students from 10 states and Puerto Rico this week (July 17-21) for its fifth annual weather camp.
Audrey Alexander, a senior in Western Kentucky University’s CHNGES program, participated in the 3rd annual Iceland Faculty-Led Study abroad course focusing on the realities and perspectives of climate change in Iceland.
Get a glimpse of some of the beautiful photos featured in his book.
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