URGO Summer Research Presentations (NSMSCS)

submitted by wentzelm@augsburg.edu

On Monday, July 26 and Tuesday, July 27, from 10:00am to 4:00 pm, Augsburg URGO Researchers from Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Sciences will present their summer research projects. All are welcome to attend!

This is a virtual event; click the link to join!

Monday’s Schedule

10:00 Ben Morris (Matt Beckman) Studying Hedgehog Expression Via Imaginal Discs
10:15 Brooke Leone (Ana Ribeiro) Lower Cross Syndrome Risk Factors in Augsburg Female Hockey Players
10:30 Evan Meagher (Ben Binder) Myosin 8 in Tetrahymena Thermophila
10:45 Ed Loubaki (Ben Binder) Probing The Function of Tetrahymena Actin
11:00 Ilhan Ahmed (Ben Binder) Designing a Myosin-YFP Fusion Protein

11:15-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00 Salman Abdulle (Matt Beckman) Expressing Daphnia Hedgehog Gene in E.Coli.
1:15 William Gallagher (Matt Beckman) “Manganese Toxicity in SH SY5Y cells
1:30 Mihret Gelata and Hayat Ali (Michael Wentzel) You are not alone….In Organic Chemistry
1:50 Yomiyu Gafesu and Sydney Namie (David Crowe) Comparison of movement and neural signals in a genetic model of schizophrenia
2:05 Raine Thao (Michael Wentzel) One-Pot Hot Pot Reaction

2:05-2:30 Afternoon Break

2:30 Branwen Jorenby (Matt Beckman) Studying the Hedgehog Pathway through the Eyes of Fruit Flies
2:45 Tom Erickson (David Crowe) Reduced information carrying during task performance measuring cognitive deficits in an animal model of schizophrenia
3:15 Taw Bee (Michael Wentzel) 99 Ways to Not Make the Perfect Oatmeal
3:30 Rachel Ferkin (Michael Wentzel) Biginelli Synthesis Inspiring Future Reactions
3:45 Justin Holewa (Leon van Eck) Does aphid feeding trigger the production of H2O2 in wild barley?