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Tennessee Academy of Sciences
Collegiate Division, Western Regional Meeting
24 March 2001
Hosted by the University of Memphis
TAS 2001 Photo Gallery
Program Summary        Titles of CBU TAS'01 Papers
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Gautam Gandhi responds to a question.

Dr. Ogilvie ponders Gautam's response.

David Arrington responds to a question.

Lewis Pearson invites a question.

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Binh Nguyen listens to a question.

Christopher Laurent and Laura Williamson

Bro. Edward Salgado, Chair, CBU Biology Dept.

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Winners of the Best Paper Awards
Best Paper Awards TAS 2001
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  • Session 1.  Best Paper Award [tie]
    • Rachel Rome, Dept. of Biology, CBU

    • Morphological Investigation of Neurospheres.  Coauthors:  Eric Laywell and Dennis Steindler, Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology, U.T., Memphis and Malinda Fitzgerald, Dept. of Biology, CBU.
    • Jessie Morgan, Dept. of Biology, CBU

    • N-Benzyladriamycin-14-valerate (AD198) Induces the Release of Mitochondrial Cytochrome C Despite the Expression of Bcl-2.  Coauthors:  Leonard Lothstein and Tina Barrett, Dept. of Pharmacology, U.T. Memphis.
  • Session 2.  Best Paper Award [tie]
    • Lewis Pearson, Dept. of Biology, CBU

    • The Role of GABA in Synaptogenesis Between Horizontal Cells and Photoreceptor Cells in the Mammalian Retina.  Coauthors:  D. A. Johnson, Dept. of Ophthalmology, U.T. Memphis and M.E.C. Fitzgerald, Dept. of Biology, CBU.
    • Brent Morris, Chemistry Dept., Union Univ.

    • Characterization of Nucleoside and DNA Adducts Formed by S-(1-Acetoxymethyl)glutathione and Implications for Dihalomethane-glutathione Conjugates.  Coauthors: Glenn A. Marsch and Peter Guengerich, Chemistry Dept., Union Univ., Jackson TN.
Tennessee Academy of Sciences
Collegiate Division, Western Regional Meeting
24 March 2001
Hosted by the University of Memphis.
Program Summary
Program with Paper Titles (Adobe Acrobat file)
    • 8:30-9:15 Registration Ellington Auditorium Lobby, Univ. of Memphis.
    • 9:15  Welcoming Remarks  Dr. Wolff Ellington Auditorium (Room 100)
    • 9:20-10:05 Keynote Address  Dr. Lewis Coons "How Blood Sucking Arthropods Evade Their Hosts' Defenses"
    • 10:15-12:45 Student Presentations  19 papers were presented by students from CBU, Rhodes, Union Univ., U.T. Martin, and Univ. of Memphis.
        • Full titles of the papers are listed in the Program(Adobe Acrobat file).
      • Session I  Ellington Auditorium
        • CBU Presenters: Rachel Rome, A.M. Cox, Cina Ali, Laura Williamson, Christopher Laurent, and Jesse Morgan.
      • Session II   Ellington Hall, Room 131
        • CBU Presenters: Gautam Gandhi, D. Arrington, Lewis Pearson, Melissa Greene, and Binh Nguyen.
    • 12:45 Group Photograph
    • 12:45-2:00 Lunch  South Room, University Center Cafeteria
    • 12:45-1:00 Judges' Conference
    • 2:00  Announcement of Winners and TAS Business Meeting Ellington Auditorium (Room 100)
  • What is TAS, Collegiate Division and what happens at a TAS meeting?
  • TAS 2000 (hosted by CBU).
 Future Meetings of the Tennessee Academy of Sciences
Collegiate Division, Western Region
  • Saturday, 22 March 2002

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    Hosted by LeMoyne Owen College, Memphis, TN

  • Saturday, 21 March 2003

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    Hosted by Union Univ., Jackson, TN

Tues. 17 April 2001  5th Annual CBU Student Research Poster Session

 

 

Titles CBU Biology Student Research Papers ~ TAS 2001
Class of 2001  * = Best Paper Award
J TN Acad Sci 76(3) pgs 76-79, 2001. 
Presented at University of Memphis.
  • Xenotransplantation of Porcine Islets into Scid Mice. Cina Ali and Ivan Gerling.
  • Expression of Specific Cytokines in Response to Infection of Plasmodium Berghei. David Arrington, H. C. van der Heyde, and T. Brown.
  • Possible Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction in Post-abdominalSurgery. Annette M. Cox and H Rashed.
  • Atypical Protein Kinase C Inhibition is Required for Phospholipase D Activation in Rat-Fibroblasts Expressing aIAAdrenergic Receptors. Gautam K. Gandhi, JeanHughes Paramentier, and Kafait U. Malik.
  • Premotor Anatomy of Orbicularis Oculi Motoneurons in Rats. Melissa L. Greene and Mark S. LeDoux.
  • Applying Medical Anthropology to Understand Perceived Efficiency of Medical
  • Treatment in Different Cultures. Christopher Laurent and Teri Mason
  • *N-Benzyldriamycin-l4-valerate (ADl98) Induces the Release of Mitochondrial Cytochrome C Despite the Expression of BCL-2. Jessie Morgan, Leonard Lothstein, and Tina Barrett.
  • Angiotensin II-Induced Transactivation of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Hypertrophy is Mediated by Calcium/Calmodulin Kinase II in Rabit Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. Binh Nguyen, M.M. Muthalif, and Kafait U. Malik)
  • *The Role of Gamma Amino Butyric Acid in Synaptogenesis Between Horizontal Cells and the Photoreceptor Cells in the Mammalian Retina. Lewis Pearson, D.A. Johnson, and M.E.C. Fitzgerald.
  • *Morphological Investigation of Neurospheres. Rachel Rome, Eric Laywell, Dennis Steindler, and Mealinda Fitzgerald.
  • A Comparison Biological and Chronological Age in the Morbidly Obese: Obesity as an
  • Accelerated State of Aging. Laura Williamson and Cynthia K. Bufffington
 


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