Department News

2015-05-15

2015 18th Annual Biology Research Symposium - Top Posters

The following are the top posters in each category of the Eighteenth Annual Biology Research Symposium:

Undergraduate (four-way tie)
(1) Jimmy Zheng (Alfaro): Reconstructing Reality: Creation of a Fully Resolved Phylogeny of African Cichlid Species Flocks
(2) Benjamen Schoenberg and Kathleen Yap (Grether): Influence of Ultraviolet Fluorescence on Microhabitat Selection of Cosmetidae Harvestmen in Southeastern Nicaragua
(3) Gregory Kao and Penelope Kim-Lim (Jacobs): In Situ Hybridization of HOX Probes in the Planula Larva of the Jellyfish Aurelia
(4) Katherine Zhou and Callan Porter-Romero (Schlinger): Sex differences in parental investment during development of the zebra finch, Taeniopygia guttata

Graduate
(1) Shayna Sura (Belovsy - University of Notre Dame): Impacts of harvesting on brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana) in Great Salt Lake, UT
(2) Allison Fritts-Penniman (Barber): Genomic signatures of ecological speciation in the coral-associated nudibranch genus Phestilla
(3) Rita Rachmawati (Barber): Temperature tolerance of corals from Indonesian reefs with different bleaching susceptibility