Biology Senior Comps Presentations Spring 2021


Please join the Biology department on Saturday, April 10th, as their seniors virtually present their senior comps projects.

BIOLOGY SENIOR COMPS
PRESENTATIONS
Spring 2021
 
Please reach out to oasin@oxy.edu for Zoom details.
 
Pandemics, Climate Change, and Conservation | Dr. Braker
 

8:30-9:15

Adriana Tatum

Rabies in Arctic Foxes: Shifting Ecological and Epidemiological Dynamics Due to Climate Change

9:15-10:00

Mia Jones

Evading Epidemics: Linking Ebola Outbreaks to Recent Deforestation and Human-Primate Interactions

10:00-10:45

Harjas Dhillon

Public Health Impacts of Ecological Degradation: Agrochemical Pollution in Schistosomiasis Endemic Areas 

10:45-11:00

Break

 

11:00-11:45

Mika O’Shea

Double trouble: systemic effects of fungal and viral co-infection in little brown bats (M. lucifugus)

11:45-12:30

Janet Orozco

The Scourge of Mosquito Dispersal

12:30-1:00

Lunch

 

1:00-1:45

Cambrie Motooka

No harm, no FOWL...except on Poultry Farms

1:45-2:30

Izzy Funes

Superfood or Silent Killer?: Exploring the Link Between Açaí Pulp Production and Acute Chagas Disease

2:30-3:15

Jasmine Davis

"Double Hit Hypothesis": Air Pollution and Respiratory Viral Infection

 
Life On The Edge | Dr. North
 

8:30-9:15

Matt Sandoval

Seeing is Not Always Believing: The unseen connection between β-amyloid pores, membrane damage repair, and Alzheimer's Disease

9:15-10:00

Jackson Caudle

Fostering Urban Ecosystems: phenotypic plasticity and adaptation by urban bird species

10:00-10:45

Hope Hendry

Cetacean Conservation: Stress Induced Cardiomyopathy in a Globalized World

10:45-11:00

Break

 

11:00-11:45

Elisa Garcia

Sustainable Gene Editing: Increasing Protein Yield in the Livestock Industry

11:45-12:30

David Paine

Living on the Edge of Immortality: Cell Transdifferentiation in Turritopsis dohrnii

12:30-1:00

Lunch

 

1:00-1:45

Jacey Reed

Therapeutic Development for Alzheimer's Disease: NAD+ Reverses Several Pathological Hallmarks

1:45-2:30

Selah Wilson

We All have Skin in The Game: The Impact of Solar Ultraviolet Radiation on the Epidermal Genome

2:30-3:15

Taylor Yoshida

A Novel Approach to Friedreich's Ataxia: Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Fusion Rescues Dying Neurons

3:15-4:00

Siddhant Jain

Miracles of a medicinal plant: wound healing abilities of Ephedra ciliata

4:00-4:45

Leeza Lu

The Early Bird Gets the Worm: Climate Change and its Effect on Bird Migration