4th Annual CBU
Student Research Poster Session 
CBU Poster Session 2000
 
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Tuesday, 18 April 2000
11:00 am -2:00 pm East Lounge, 2nd floor Thomas Center
Program
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  • Research Posters on display: 11:00 am -2:00 pm, Tuesday, 18 April 2000
  • Students present at their posters according to the following schedule:
    • Even numbered boards: 12:30 – 1:00 pm
    • Odd numbered boards: 1:00 – 1:30 pm
  • Reception for faculty, students, and mentors: 12:30-2:00 pm
  • Announcement of Dominic Dunn Award Recipient by Dr. Johnny Holmes:12:45 pm 

  • [The Dominic Dunn Award for 2000 goes to Rusty Rodriguez.]
 
(center) Rusty Rodriguez received the Bro. Dominic Dunn Award for 2000
Above: Dr. Holmes presents the Dominic Dunn Award to Rusty Rodriguez
    Student Research Posters   
 1. BIOL Development of Microwave-Assisted Decalcification Protocol: Comparison with Standard Techniques. Jarad Braddy.
   2. PSYC Capital Punishment. Danielle LaRochelle, Donna Dunehew, and Camalon Brown.  
   3. BIOL Genetic Polymorphisms in Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Gene and the Development of Preeclampsia- A Preliminary Study. Kathrin L. Brown.  
   4. ME Tibial Alignment Assembly for Knee Surgery. Alisa Harvey.  
   5. PSYC Perceptions of sexual harassment based on body proportions. Melissa Hill, Sarah Ryan, Saundra Saulsberry and Torvia Taylor.  
   6. BIOL The Role of Polyamines in Migration of Cultured Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells. Amy Fallon.  
   7. BIOL N-Benzyladriamycine-14-valerate (AD 198) Circumvents Bcl-2 but Does Not Directly Induce Cytochrome c Release from Mitochondria. Amanda Frazier.  
   8. ME HVAC Design for Germanshire Elementary School. Sarah Baham  
   9. BUS The Motion Picture Entertainment Industry. Erica Brooks.  
  10. PSYC Capital Punishment. Danielle LaRochelle, Donna Dunehew, and Camalon Brown.  
  11. BUS The Computer Industry. Anthony Torpoco and Brandy Blaylock.  
  12. BIOL Upregulation of MDR1 by mutant p53 requires interaction with a cellular protein. Amisha Gandhi.  
  13. BIOL The analysis of vaporized hydrogen peroxide parameter using design of experiments. Karen Hill.  
  14. PSYC Vocal accents and perceptions of job qualifications. Stefanie McGee, Ashley Davis, John Coleman and Virginia Johnson.  
  15. BIOL Plasma, Urinary, and Salivary 8-Epi-Prostaglandin F2 Levels in Normotensive and Preeclamptic Pregnancies. Sean Hunt.  
  16. BIOL The expression of IL-6, ICAM-1, and CRP in Necrotizing Entercolitis (NEC). Nesreen Ismail.  
  17. ME Supersonic Wind Tunnel for CBU. Justin Brownlee and Jeremiah Davis.  
  18. PSYC Psychology Dr? Stephanie Cutlan.  
  19. BIOL Isolation of Ureaplasma urealyticum from Lung Tissue of Neonates.Tejal Patel.  
  20. ME Self-Crimping Piston for Ear Surgery. Weldon Marsh.  
  21. PSYC Personal attributions based on the presence and location of tattos. Jeff Schmidtke.  
  22. BIOL IL-17 receptor knockout mice exhibit reduced resistance to Klebsiellapneumoniae infection. F. H. (Rusty) Rodriguez.  
  23. ME Linearized Data Reduction for the Space Shuttle Main Engine. Amanda Stanford and Johnny Sears.  
  24. BIOL The Effects of Transline Herbicide on the Soil Nutrient Content when used in the Eradication of Kudzu Vine. Deborah Sloan.  
  25. PSYC Memory for positive and negative behaviors based on gender. Summer Williams, Christina Scharer and Nikki Lockard.  
  26. BIOL Classification and Correlation of Nonpyramidal Neurons Using Morphology and Physiology. J. Michelle Chang.  
  27. ME NASA’s Great Moon Buggy Race. Katy Baxter, Teretha Blackburn, Thomas Malone and Rob Hartelust.  
  28. BIOL Patterns of Self-Administration in Rats Acquiring Nicotine Addiction. Mary Carole Taylor.  
  29. PSYC Is It Rape? Avis P. Lamar, Rita B. Thomas and Raquel Williams.  
  30. BUS The Beer Industry. David Stevens and Chris Kane.  
  31. BIOL Morphological Investigation Of Neurospheres. Nicole Walker.  
  32. PSYC Perception of Face and the Mere Exposure Effect. Kimberly Lindsey, Wendi Glenn, Jennifer Howard, and Brad Marcinkiewicz.  
  33. ME T-Wheel Straightening Device. Pasiri Charusalaipong and Jeff Lau.  
  34. PSYC Perceptions of Criminal Motives and Gender. Monica George, Angela Jordan, Jettie Porter and Kim Ware.  
  35. BIOL Factors Influencing Nest Site Selection in Sliding Turtle, Trachemys scripta, in West Tennessee Population. Yelena A. Lapova.  
  36. PSYC Perceptions of masculinity and femininity based on spousal income. Renata Leimig, Dorian Spears, John May, and Julia Hanebrink.  
  37. BUS The Sports Industry. Matt Keathley and Jay Mickens.  
  38. BIOL Association of Bronchiol Pulmonary Dysphasia and Mortality. Neetu Patel.  
  39. ME Waste-Oil Recovery System. Kim Howell.  
  40. PSYC Gender Schema and Word Recall. Leslie Halpern, Michele Nix, and DianaTuttle.  
  41. BIOL Dimethylarginine Diaminohydrolase Activity in Mouse Tissue Supernatant. James Allen.  
  42. PSYC College Students Attitudes Toward Homosexual Adoption. Anna Esquivel, Joe Guasco, NaKeesha Keller and Dana Sbravati.  
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Dept.
Participating Courses and Professors  
BIOL
Mentored or Independent Research in Biology: Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald
 
BUS
Managerial Economics: Mrs. Pat Papachristou  
 
ME
Mechanical Engineering Research: Dr. Bernard Beard  
 
PSYC
Experimental Research in Psychology: Dr. Sandra D. Nicks, Dr. Stephanie Cultan  
Dr. Stan Eisen enjoying CBU Poster Session 2000 (photo by Dr. Holmes)Click to see Larger Image -- CBU Poster Session 2000Click to see Larger Image -- CBU Poster Session 2000Click to see Larger Image -- CBU Poster Session 2000
Click to see Larger Image -- CBU Poster Session 2000 Appreciation

Thanks to all the Mentors

who directed the student research projects.
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Funding for this event was provided by Dr. Mark Smith, Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Annual Campus-Wide CBU Research Poster Session is hosted by the CBU Biology Department; the Session Program is arranged by Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald.
Click to see Larger Image -- CBU Poster Session 2000(2nd from right) Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald checks out her students' work.Click to see Larger Image -- CBU Poster Session 2000
Middle: Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald (in Biology class of 2000 T-shirt)  studies a poster.
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Left: Dr. Eisen (in the background) ,  Debbie Sloan,  Karen Hill,  Nesreen Ismail, Tejal Patel, and Amisha Gandhi.  Middle: Amanda Frasier, Nicole Walker,  and Amy Fallon.  Right: Tom Burk studies some of the posters.
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Left: Dr. Trey Brown and Dr. Dennis Merat.  Right: Sean Hunt, Katie Brown,  Dr. John Varriano,  Dr. Dennis Merat.
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Middle: Amy Fallon, Katie Brown, Jarad Braddy.  Right: Yelena Lapova and Jim Allen.
Click to see Larger Image -- CBU Poster Session 2000 photo by Dr. HolmesBro. Edward Salgado, Ph.D., Chair, Biology Dept.
Right: Bro. Edward Salgado
(left) Dr. Johnny Holmes, Dean, School of SciencesClick to see Larger Image -- CBU Poster Session 2000
Left: Dr. Johnny Holmes.  Right: Bro. Edward Salgado and Dr. Trey Brown.
  CBU Research Poster Session 2000 
Christian Brothers University
CBU Biology Majors Class of 2000
Above: the Class of 2000 Biology Majors'  T-shirt.
  • The Biology students' research papers were presented at the TAS Collegiate Div. Western Regional meeting held at CBU 25 March 2000.  Follow this link to read the Abstracts of these papers.
Biology Senior Research Students at CBU Poster Session 2000
Front row: Nesreen Ismail, Neetu Patel, Yelena Lapova, and Amy Fallon.  Back row:  Michelle Chang, Amisha Gandhi,  Jim Allen, Tejal Patel, Karen Hill, Debbie Slaon, Nicole Walker, Jarad Braddy, Amanda Frazier, Sean Hunt,  Katie Brown, Rusty Rodrguez.
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