ALAMOSA – The Adams State University Biology program will present the Biology Senior Symposium on April 21 and April 28 in Porter Hall room 130. The event is free and open to the public. Free refreshments will be served.
Saturday, April 21
9 a.m. Using Transcriptomics to Unlock Total Regeneration in Homo sapiens by Jordan Jackson;
9:30 a.m. Kicking Against the Pricks - The Rebellion Against Alzheimer’s by Jenna McLaren;
10 a.m. The Future of North American Bats: The Efforts in Battling White-Nose Syndrome, Erika Ibarra;
11 a.m. The Effects of Conservation Programs on Increased Duck Body Mass and Production by Jordan Whitt;
11:30 a.m. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD): Reasoning Behind Orofacial Pain by Serenity Quintana-Martin;
1 p.m. Malaria: A preventable and treatable public health issue by Matthew Jackson;
1:30 p.m. The Evolution of Flight and Echolocation in Chiroptera by Kevin Smith.
Saturday, April 28
8:30 a.m. The Effects of Climate Change on Waterfowl in North America by Patrick Huffaker;
9 a.m. Mammalian Empathy and Its Importance to Social Species by Alex Brydson;
9:30 a.m. The Reintroduction Efforts for the Endangered Black-Footed Ferret by Sara Montoya;
10:30 a.m. Effects of Dwarf Mistletoe Infection on Host Pine Monoterpenes by Daniel Chavez;
11 a.m. The Effects and Early On-Set Development of Rheumatoid Arthritis by Stevie Schuster;
11:30 a.m. Elk Movement in Response to Human Pressures and Associated Implications by Zac Chrisman;
1 p.m. An Overview of Canine Distemper by Natasha Tokar;
1:30 p.m. Lions, bats, and bears...Oh mine! by Tyler Cerny;
2 p.m. Antibody-Dependent Enhancement: How Your Immune System is Hurting You by Austin Baumeister;
2:30 p.m. Understanding How Neurobiology can Aid in Comprehending and Treating Anorexia Nervosa by Kianna Darioosh-Bonnet.