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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

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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 Mechanism of Protocadherin-19 Mediated Adhesion and Its Role in Brain Morphogenesis and Female Epilepsy, Sharon Cooper, James D. Jontes, and Marcos Sotomayor

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

Presentations from 2016

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The Effect of Luteolin on Human Glioblastoma, David M. Anson, Samson Amos, Robert L. Paris, and Denise S. Simpson

Chaos in Dendritic Julia Sets, Nathan Averbeck and Brian E. Raines

Distributional Chaos in Dendritic and Circular Julia Sets, Nathan Averbeck and Brian E. Raines

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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

Examining the Structural Determinants of Protocadherin-19 Function in Brain Morphogenesis and Epilepsy, Sharon Cooper, James D. Jontes, and Marcos Sotomayor

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On a Multiple-Choice Guessing Game, Ryan Cushman and Adam J. Hammett

Tips for Teaching the Tricky Topics, Lori Ferguson and Sarah Gilchrist

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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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Does Recreational Diving Alter Hawksbill Sea Turtle Foraging Behavior? Results from a Marine Protected Area, Honduras, Christian Hayes

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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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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

A Comparison of Natural Substrate vs. Artificial Substrate Sampling Devices for Periphyton and Biofilm Assessment, A. Valigosky, P. Anderson, Michael J. Mendel, B. Bartelme, and B. Williams

Keynote Address, John H. Whitmore

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Preliminary Correlation and Isopach Map of Pennsylvanian and Permian Sandstones of the Western United States, John H. Whitmore

An Effective Integration Method for Two-Phase Solutions of the Focusing NLS Equation, Otis C. Wright III

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

Distributional Chaos in Dendritic Julia Sets, Nathan Averbeck and Brian E. Raines

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Photo Recognition for In-water Identification of Hawksbills in a Marine Protected Area of Honduras, Linda Baeza, Christian Hayes, Marsha K. Wright, Lidia A. Salinas, and Stephen G. Dunbar

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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

Understanding Pcdh19 Function: From Brain Morphogenesis to Molecular Adhesion Properties, Sharon Cooper

Protocadherins Control the Modular Assembly of Neuronal Columns in the Zebrafish Optic Tectum, Sharon Cooper, M. R. Emond, P. Q. Duy, B. G. Liebau, M. A. Wolman, and James D. Jontes

Examining the Structural Determinants of Protocadherin-19 Function in Brain Morphogenesis and Epilepsy, Sharon Cooper, James D. Jontes, and Marcos Sotomayor

Building Learning Opportunities: Appealing to Convention and Collective Memory, Sarah Gilchrist

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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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Match-Making for Stability: A Survey of the Stable Marriage Problem, Adam J. Hammett

Does Recreational Diving Impact Hawksbill Sea Turtle Sighting Rates? Preliminary Analysis for a Marine Protected Area, Honduras, Christian Hayes, Dustin S. Baumbach, Marsha K. Wright, Linda Baeza, Marta Macpui, Lidia A. Salinas, and Stephen G. Dunbar

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Potential Hawksbill Prey Item Distribution Among Dive Sites in a Marine Protected Area in Roatán, Bay Islands, Honduras, Christian Hayes, Marsha K. Wright, Marta Macpui, Lidia A. Salinas, and Stephen G. Dunbar

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Assessing Ethical Awareness in a Molecular and Cellular Biology Major, Heather G. Kuruvilla

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Interstitial Cystitis: The Estrogen Connection, Heather G. Kuruvilla

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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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A Photo-detachment Study of Binding Energies of La-, Lin Pan

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Sightings Records of Hawksbills in a Marine Protected Area of Honduras, Marsha K. Wright, Linda Baeza, Christian Hayes, Lidia A. Salinas, and Stephen G. Dunbar

Presentations from 2014

Distributional Chaos in Dendrites, Nathan Averbeck and Brian E. Raines

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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

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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

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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 Role of Protocadherin-19 in Zebrafish Neurodevelopment, Sharon Cooper

Wiring the Brain: The Role of Protocadherin-19 in Neurodevelopment, Sharon Cooper, M. R. Emond, and James D. Jontes

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Distribution of Fish Species in Cedar Lake, David Dombrowski, Katherine Guffey, Brittany Hayes, and Mark A. Gathany

A Survey of Classroom Technologies for the Sciences, Adam J. Hammett

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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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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

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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

Black Fly Species Inhabiting Northern Ohio Streams, Rivers and Natural Pond Outlets, Michael J. Mendel, P. H. Adler, and R. J. Mendel

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Progressive Assessment of Lake Depths in Cedar Lake, Thomas L. Rice and Samuel L. Rice

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Evaluation of Massie’s Creek Habitat and Water Quality, Kaitlyn Sturm, Amiah Warder, Malorie Young, and Mark A. Gathany

Embryos, Metaphysics, and Morals: Human Personhood and the New Biotechnologies, Dennis M. Sullivan

Embryos, Metaphysics, and Morals: Human Personhood and the New Biotechnologies, Dennis M. Sullivan

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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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Supernovae Wavelet Spectral Index Method: A Step Toward Precision Cosmology, Andrew J. Wagers, Lifan Wang, and Steve Asztalos

Cedarville University Geology Program, John Whitmore

The Coconino Sandstone of the Grand Canyon, John Whitmore

Elliptic Solutions of a Coupled Nonlinear Schrodinger System, Otis C. Wright III

Juggling as an Introduction to Mathematical Thinking, Otis C. Wright III

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

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

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

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

How Students Build Mathematical Practices Through Analyzing Other Students' Work, Sarah Gilchrist

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Initial Conditions for a Post-flood Rapid Ice Age, Steven M. Gollmer

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What Is the Eternal?, Steven M. Gollmer

Progress Towards a Water Soluble Lithium Ion Sensor, Tyler Hacker, Eric Huseman, Ericka Kistler, Kevin Stockdale, John Throgmorton, and Nathan E. Hnatiuk

An Introduction to Fractals, Adam J. Hammett

Trivial Meet and Join Within the Lattice of Alternating Sign Matrices, Adam J. Hammett

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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

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

Augmentation of the Milfoil Weevil, Euhrychiopsis lecontei, to Control Eurasian Watermilfoil in Menominee River Reservoirs, Michael J. Mendel

Synthesis of Carboxypolystyrene Particles Spanning Four Orders of Magnitude, Nina M. Sekerak and J. S. Moore

Synthesis of Carboxypolystyrene Particles Spanning Four Orders of Magnitude, Nina M. Sekerak and J. S. Moore

Glacial Outflow Origin of Massie Creek Gorge, Greene County, Ohio, John Whitmore

Large Parabolic Recumbent Folds in the Coconino Sandstone of Sedona, Arizona, John Whitmore

Micas in Cross-Bedded Sandstones and the Abrasional Trends, John Whitmore

Morphology of Avalanche Beds in the Coconino Sandstone at Chino Wash, Seligman, Arizona, John Whitmore

Temporal Patterns in 'Living Fossils', John Whitmore

On Elliptic Solutions of a Coupled Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations, Otis C. Wright III

Presentations from 2012

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ACTH: The Uninhibitable (or is it)?, Anthony Baglio, Jonathan Forsberg, Daniel McFarlane, Justin Nichols, and Heather G. Kuruvilla

Using Geometry Learning Progressions as a Tool for Teaching and Analyzing Teaching, M. Battista, C. Joswick, and Sarah Gilchrist

Assessment of Critical Thinking, M. Faulkner and Lindsey McCarty