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Presentations from 2017

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Migration Frustrations of miR-146a Regulation, Emma Baccus, Victoria Gahman, Hannah Phillips, Shannon Rappaport, Alyssa Reiter, and Kaleb M. Pauley
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Spatial and Temporal Variability of Water Quality Parameters in Cedar Lake (Cedarville, Ohio), Laura A. Cashman, William A. Smith, Shannon L. Swicker, Abigail L. Williams, and Mark A. Gathany
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Netrin-3 Peptide (C-19) is a Chemorepellent and a Growth Inhibitor in Tetrahymena thermophila, Jennifer N. Felzien, Brandon R. Kalb, Bethany C. Khol, Katelyn R. Malik, Matthew S. Merical, Lois Parks, David Paulding, Shannon Rappaport, Kenneth W. Ward, and Heather G. Kuruvilla
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Effect of Metformin on miR-146a Expression, S. Jackson Grout, Bryce C. MacTurk, Amanda D. Sims, and Kaleb M. Pauley
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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A Correlation and Stratigraphy of Detailed Measured Core Sections of the Waynesville and Liberty Formations (Katian; Richmondian) - Transecting Warren, Clinton, and Fayette Counties of Ohio, Mark P. Guilliams
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Does Logic Help Us Beat Monty Hall?, Adam J. Hammett, Nathan A. Harold, and Tucker R. Rhodes
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Netrin-3 Avoidance and Mitotic Inhibition in Tetrahymena thermophila Involves Intracellular Calcium and Serine/Threonine Kinase Activity, Stephanie J. Hermann, Bailey L. Hixon, Bethany C. Khol, Ryan D. Kvarness, Jade Lee, Katelyn R. Malik, Gregg W. Mendel, Daniele T. Modderman, Lois Parks, David Paulding, Kenneth W. Ward, Matthew A. Sitler, and Heather G. Kuruvilla
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Petrographic Analysis of the Oriskany Sandstone (Lower Devonian) from the Ellisburg Storage Pool, Potter County, Northcentral Pennsylvania, Emily R. Jackson
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Immunolocalization of a Netrin-3 Like Peptide in Tetrahymena thermophila Using Antibodies Against the N- and C-terminus of the Protein, Bethany C. Khol, Katelyn R. Malik, and Heather G. Kuruvilla
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Netrin-1 Signals Through Protein Kinases in Tetrahymena thermophila, Bethany C. Khol, Katelyn R. Malik, and Heather G. Kuruvilla
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Genuine or Reproduction: A Comparision of 3D Imaging Techniques, Erica A. Loughner and Jordan C. Oldham
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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MiR-146a Upregulation of Phagocytosis in Human Macrophages, Ryan Marquardt, Daniel J. Stank, and Kaleb M. Pauley
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E,E-farnesol Inhibits Swarming Motility in Burkholderia cepacia Through Rhamnolipid Production, Stephanie E. Nicholls, Alayna N. Sanderson, Andrea P. Schwartz, Lauren E. Ward, Jessica N. Weisensee, Molly Yandrofski, and Tracy L. Collins
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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The Effect of Photoactivated TMP on Burkholderia cepacia Biofilms, Reyna G. Osorio, Chandra N. Swiech, and Tracy L. Collins
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Genetic Variation in Concentration of the 33-mer Protein Subcomponent in Wheat, Robert L. Paris, Kaleb M. Pauley, Ryan K. Lokkesmoe, Sarah E. Lyon, James C. Dunlap, Julia M. Pierre, Timothy VanWingerden, Finny J. Johns, Kyle J. Kilchrist, Tyler J. Reid, and Caleb M. Winn
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Characterization of Massive vs. Laminated Texture of the Coconino Sandstone (Permian), Arizona from the Study of Thin Sections, Sarah C. Rouse
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Models of Nation-Building via Systems of Differential Equations, Carissa F. Slone, Darryl K. Ahner, Mark E. Oxley, and William P. Baker
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A Description of a New Allosaurus (Dinosauria: Theropoda) Skull with Comparison to Additional Specimens, Michael D. Sprague
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Understanding Feathered Dinosaurs, Michael D. Sprague
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Understanding Feathered Dinosaurs, Michael D. Sprague
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The Relationship Between Static Water Levels, Bedrock Topography, and Glacial Drift Thickness for the Cedarville, Greene County, Ohio Area, Joel G. Twinem
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Presentations from 2016

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Growth of Synthetic Silver Wires from Natural Acanthite, Calvin J. Anderson
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The Effect of Luteolin on Human Glioblastoma, David M. Anson, Samson Amos, Robert L. Paris, and Denise S. Simpson
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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A Netrin-3 Like Protein is Secreted from Tetrahymena thermophila, John W. Behnke, David M. Dombrowski, Bryce C. MacTurk, Matthew S. Merical, Kenneth W. Ward, Lauren E. Ward, Daniel J. Stank, and Heather G. Kuruvilla
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Genetic Diversity in Concentration of a Protein Subcomponent in Selected Wheat Lines, Andrew B. Berman, Kelsey Gentry, Alexander K. Lee, Molly Yandrofski, Malorie Young, and Robert L. Paris
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Optimization of Fluorescent Phagocytic Assay Using Apoptotic Cells, Jacob L. Brown, Jason R. Leigh, Ryan Marquardt, Cambria R. Puffenberger, Daniel J. Stank, and Kaleb M. Pauley
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Identifying the Ordinary High Water Mark Through the Use of UAVs, Victoria Couser
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Associations of Religious Involvement and Mortality: A Critical Review, Thomas Fisher
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Relations Between Stream Chemistry, Fish Diversity, and Land Use in the Upper Little Miami Watershed, Connor J. Gilmour, Randy Howell, David Paulding, Charles W. Reynolds, and Mark A. Gathany
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Microstructures Produced by Hadrosaur Bones from Alaska and Wyoming, Mark P. Guilliams, Samantha J. Lefaive, and Michael D. Sprague
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Preliminary Results of Radiohalos from Four Sites of Precambrian Minnesota Granite, Rachel D. Holmes and Kathryn G. Meyer
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Preliminary Correlation and Isopach Map of Navajo-Aztec-Nugget Sandstones, Western United States, Emily Jackson
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Using UAVs to Establish a Visual Baseline of Stream Flow Conditions at USGS Stream Gauge Sites, Brett M. Kendra
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Further Biochemical Evidence for Secretion of a Netrin-1 Like Protein from Tetrahymena thermophila, Matthew S. Merical and Heather G. Kuruvilla
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Netrin-3 Peptide (C-19) is a Chemorepellent and a Growth Inhibitor in Tetrahymena thermophila, Matthew S. Merical, Kenneth W. Ward, Lois Parks, and Heather G. Kuruvilla

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The Petrology and Geochemistry of the Independence Dike Swarm, Owen’s Valley, California, Sean B. O'Donnell
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Correlation of Basal Cambrian Sandstones Across North America, Joshua W. Perez
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Laboratory Determination of Porosity for a Vugular Carbonate Core Section by Water Immersion Method - Is It Effective Porosity?, Nolan Shula
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Investigation of the Effects of Growth Environment on the Ferric Reducing Antioxidant Power of Selected Plant Species, Denise S. Simpson, Marshall C. Johnson, David T. Bancroft, and Robert L. Paris
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Pike County, OH: A Case Study in Building Repeatable Method for Creating a Landslide Susceptibility Map, Connor Smith
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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On the Aquatic Habits of Sauropods – An Antiquated Theory in Need of Revival?, Michael D. Sprague
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Presentations from 2015

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Evidence for Secretion of a Netrin-1-like Protein by Tetrahymena thermophila, Victoria E. Ames, Grant Hooper, Aubrey J. Juris, Cole Knox, Jack Lightbody, Alexa C. Manthei, Jacob P. Olejarczyk, Benjamin D. Swenor, Amiah Warder, Emily B. Weindorf, Taylor L. Vander Plas, and Heather G. Kuruvilla

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Evidence for Secretion of a Netrin-1-like Protein by Tetrahymena thermophila, Victoria E. Ames, Grant Hooper, Aubrey J. Juris, Cole Knox, Jack Lightbody, Alexa C. Manthei, Jacob P. Olejarczyk, Benjamin D. Swenor, Amiah Warder, Emily B. Weindorf, Taylor L. Vander Plas, and Heather G. Kuruvilla
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Evaluating Antioxidant Activity of Selected Plant Species Native to Cedarville, Ohio, Daniel A. Benson, Alexander P. Treide, David Woodfield, Joshua A. Sitler, Denise S. Simpson, and Robert L. Paris
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Derivation of Correction Coefficients for Stream Velocities, Upper Little Miami River Basin, OH, Matthew S. Cheney
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Persisting Substance and Human Dignity: When is a Human a Person?, Jacob Countryman
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Buildup and Infill Rates of Sediment Behind Cedarcliff Falls Dam, Tyler K. Dix
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

An Agonizing Choice: Autonomy vs. Beneficence in the Case of Cassandra C., Taylor A. Fulton
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Monitoring Fish Diversity in Massies Creek, Ohio, Connor J. Gilmour, Jenelle C. Krob, Angela McCain, and Mark A. Gathany
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Physician Assisted Suicide: Promoting Death with Dignity or Empowering Exploitation?, Laura Klodnicki
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

miR-146a Upregulation of phagocytosis in Human Macrophage Sjögren's Syndrome Model, Daniel B. Kohl, Grace Revenaugh, Zachary L. Curtis, Jacob A. Slinkman, Victoria P. Rollins, Katherine D. Havard, and Peter T. Hykes
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Determining Provenance of Glacial Material in Southwestern Ohio, Jorian Krob
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Glacial Till Prospecting in Southwest Ohio: Implications for Improved Sampling, Dylan J. McKevitt
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Netrin-1 Signaling in Tetrahymena thermophila: The Tyrosine Kinase Controversy Continues, Matthew S. Merical and Heather G. Kuruvilla

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Progressive Assessment of Lake Depths in Cedar Lake, Samuel L. Rice
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Forced Sterilization of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: Protection or Dehumanization?, Kelly J. Schaffter
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Relationship of Surrounding Geology to Well Recovery Properties for Selected Cedarville University Water Supply Wells, Kaitlyn Sturm
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Presentations from 2014

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Differential Regulation of Dynamin-related Protein 1 Splice Variants by Membrane Adaptors, Anthony J. Baglio
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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The Chemorepellent, Netrin-1, Appears to Signal Through a Tyrosine Kinase in Tetrahymena thermophila, Marian A. Bhajjan, Anna O. Hurtubise, David C. Petroff, Cambria R. Puffenberger, Stephanie E. Song, and Heather G. Kuruvilla
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Netrin-1-like Peptides Are Secreted by Tetrahymena thermophila, Marian Bhajjan, Kortney Good, Graham Heston, Elise Newcomer, Stephanie Song, and Heather G. Kuruvilla
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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The Effects of a Prescribed Burn on Small Mammals in an Ohio Tallgrass Prairie, Austin Bush, Randy Howell, Daniel Nordquist, Grace Revenaugh, Kortney Good, Chelsea Griffin, Abbie Belcher, and Mark A. Gathany
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Distribution of Fish Species in Cedar Lake, David Dombrowski, Katherine Guffey, Brittany Hayes, and Mark A. Gathany
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Evaluating Fire Temperatures During a Prescribed Burn of a Restored Tallgrass Prairie, Taylor A. Fulton, Connor J. Gilmour, Titus J. Hendricks, and Mark A. Gathany
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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A Study of the Relationship between Well Cuttings, Geophysical Logs, and Production Data for Select Wells from the Utica Shale, Eastern Ohio, Mitchel S. Goodling
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Using Osteohistology to Determine the Taxonomic Validity of the Late Cretaceous Dinosaur Nanotyrannus lancensis Bakker et al., 1988 (Theropoda: Tyrannosauridae), Chris Griffin
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Brain Death in Medical Ethics, Katherine R. Guffey
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Comparing Common Techniques for Calculating Parasite Prevalence, Matthew E. Ingle, Stephen Dunbar, Jaynee L. Bartsch, Kyle J. Culbertson, Taylor A. Fulton, Katherine R. Guffey, Aubrey J. Juris, Ashlie N. Nolan, Daniel Nordquist, Carrie E. Rowlands, and Joshua A. Sitler
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Does Baylisascaris procyonis Impact Raccoon (Procyon lotor) Genetics?, Matthew E. Ingle, Stephen G. Dunbar, Jaynee L. Bartsch, Kyle J. Culbertson, Taylor A. Fulton, Katherine R. Guffey, Aubrey J. Juris, Ashlie N. Nolan, Daniel P. Nordquist, Carrie E. Rowlands, and Joshua A. Sitler
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Does Baylisascaris procyonis Phylogeny Correlate with That of the Raccoon (Procyon lotor), Matthew E. Ingle, Stephen G. Dunbar, Jaynee L. Bartsch, Kyle J. Culbertson, Taylor A. Fulton, Katherine R. Guffey, Aubrey J. Juris, Ashlie N. Nolan, Daniel P. Nordquist, Carrie E. Rowlands, and Joshua A. Sitler
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Baylisascaris procyonis Impacts Raccoon (Procyon lotor) Diets, Matthew E. Ingle, Stephen G. Dunbar, Jaynee L. Bartsch, Kyle J. Culbertson, Taylor A. Fulton, Katherine R. Guffey, Aubrey J. Juris, Ashlie N. Nolan, Dan P. Nordquist, Carrie E. Rowlands, and Joshua A. Sitler
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Baylisascaris procyonis prevalence in raccoons (Procyon lotor) and its relation to landscape features, Matthew E. Ingle, Stephen G. Dunbar, Jaynee L. Bartsch, Kyle J. Culbertson, Taylor A. Fulton, Katherine R. Guffey, Aubrey J. Juris, Ashlie N. Nolan, Dan P. Nordquist, Carrie E. Rowlands, and Joshua A. Sitler
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Soil Bulk Density Variability in a Restored Prairie Ecosystem, Andy Johnson, Emilee Kurtz, Andrea Martinson, Steve McCown, and Mark A. Gathany
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Luther's Existential Imago Dei, the Deprivation Thesis, and Sanctity of Life, Tyler M. John
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Tree Biomass and Carbon Storage in an Old Growth Forest in Southeastern Ohio, Adam Levesque, Christina Gall, Doug Fox, Karen Washburne, Sam Scherneck, and Mark A. Gathany
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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An Energy Use and Emissions Inventory of Cedarville University (2003-2013), Jack Lightbody, Grant Hooper, Heidi Johnson, Jared Klawer, and Mark A. Gathany
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Glacial Origin of Massie Creek Gorge, Greene County Ohio, Dylan J. McKevitt
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Developing Criteria for Identifying Fossil Raindrop Prints, April Menendez
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Second Star to the Right and Straight on ‘Til Morning: How to Bring the Peter Pan Generation to the Writing Center, Julie L. Moore, Ruth E. Towne, Austin Bush, and Jennifer S. McConkey

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Progressive Assessment of Lake Depths in Cedar Lake, Thomas L. Rice and Samuel L. Rice
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

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Photomicrograph Analysis of Marcellus Well-Cuttings from Northeast Pennsylvania, Ethan Shula
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Regulation of Genes by ETS Transcription Factors, Zach Sirois, David Barton, and Bryan Grove
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Evaluation of Massie’s Creek Habitat and Water Quality, Kaitlyn Sturm, Amiah Warder, Malorie Young, and Mark A. Gathany
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Dissolved Oxygen Content in Cedar Lake, Danielle Swanson, Angela McCain, Paige White, Samuel Scherneck, and Mark A. Gathany
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Presentations from 2013

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Vertebrate Neuronal Chemorepellents, Semaphorin 3C and Netrin-1, Are Chemorepellents in Tetrahymena Thermophila, Caleb Alley, Chris Griffin, Josie Hein, Daniel Kohl, Brad Schmidt, David Yoder, and Heather Kuruvilla
The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Raccoon Roundworm Prevalence in Raccoons from Ten Townships of Clark and Greene Counties, Stephen Dunbar, Jaynee Bartsch, Katherine Guffey, Cole Knox, Ashlie Nolan, Carrie Rowlands, Emily Trigg, Melinda Vasser, and Matthew E. Ingle
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The Correlation Between Landscape Fragmentation and Parasite Prevalence, Stephen Dunbar, Jaynee Bartsch, Katherine Guffey, Cole Knox, Ashlie Nolan, Carrie Rowlands, Emily Trigg, Melinda Vasser, and Matthew E. Ingle
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The Impacts of Parasite Prevalence on the Diet of the Host, Stephen Dunbar, Jaynee Bartsch, Katherine Guffey, Cole Knox, Ashlie Nolan, Carrie Rowlands, Emily Trigg, Melinda Vasser, and Matthew E. Ingle
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Progress Towards a Water Soluble Lithium Ion Sensor, Tyler Hacker, Eric Huseman, Ericka Kistler, Kevin Stockdale, John Throgmorton, and Nathan E. Hnatiuk
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Fish & Macroinvertebrate Species Diversity in Restored and Unrestored Forks of Massies' Creek, Ohio, Christian Hayes, Amelia Lyons, Nathan Reed, Rebecca Wadman, and Mark Gathany
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Mechanism of Upregulated Phagocytosis by miR-146a in Sjögren's Syndrome, Robin R. Hrdina, Katherine M. Kohl, Benjamin I. Luce, Jacob L. Nafziger, Heidi Zweibel, and Kaleb M. Pauley
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