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April 14, 2021 at 3:01 pm

Six HTC Biological Sciences + Neuroscience Seniors Present their Theses in April

Six Honors Tutorial College biological sciences and neuroscience seniors are presenting their theses this spring in the Biological Sciences Department.

Hailee Sorensen presents on April 14 at 2 p.m.

  • Title: Investigating the Role of the RNA Chaperone Protein Hfq in Staphylococcus aureus
  • Mentor: Dr. Ronan Carroll

Madeline Sudnick presents on April 16 at 3 p.m.

  • Title: Influence of environmental conditions and parental care on the development of avian offspring
  • Mentor: Dr. Kelly Williams

Brittney Ward presents on April 20 at 5 p.m.

  • Title: Analyzing consequences to astrocytes in a mouse model of brain arteriovenous malformation
  • Mentor: Dr. Corinne Nielsen

Shruthi Kandalai presents on April 21 at 11 a.m.

  • Title: Exploring cause of pericyte expansion in postnatal brain of Rbpj-mediated mouse model of arteriovenous malformation
  • Mentor: Dr. Nielsen

Noelle Stroud presents on April 22 at noon.

  • Title: Expectancy Effects as a Confounding Factor in ADHD Treatment Research
  • Mentor: Dr. Julie Suhr

Avital Savin presents on April 23 at 3 p.m.

  • Title: MicroRNAs cause micro changes: Regulation of expression of membrane-associated complement inhibitors and its effect on Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Mentor: Dr. Nathan Weyand

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