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Title: A comparison of the effect of the three adjuvants on the antibody response to ovalbumin in mice
Student: Jill Evans
Mentor: Jennifer Gruenke
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Examining abiotic factors and growth regulators associated with regenerating plant tissue from African mahogany Khaya senegalensis
Student: Megan Nettle
Mentor: Mark Bolyard
Date: Spring 2013


Title: Influence of temperature on prey escape success between Gambusia affinis and Belonesox belizanus
Student: Justin Williams
Mentor: J.R. Kerfoot
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Measuring the effects of beta-2-glycoprotein on thrombin production through direct inhibition and the prothrombinase complex
Student: Ryan Mantooth
Mentor: Marc Lockett
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Assessing the effects of priority growth and competition of Microstegium vimineum on Liquidambar styraciflua
Student: Mark Kartzinel
Mentor: Michael Schiebout
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Examining wildlife populations in urban vs. rural areas in West Tennessee
Student: William Johnson
Mentor: Andy Madison
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Identification of a fungus in Populus tremula axenic shoot tip cultures and histological study
Student: Jeffery Hirtes
Mentor: Mark Bolyard
Date: Spring 2013

Title: DNA discrimination in the rbcL gene of Quercus margaretta & Quercus stellata and in Acer rubrum & Acer drummondii
Student: Chelsea David
Mentor: Carol Weaver, Wayne Wofford
Date: Spring 2013

Title: The effects of the feeding habits of sunshine bass on the largemouth bass population in Lake Seminole
Student: Justin Bryan
Mentor: J.R. Kerfoot
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Developing an assay in the analysis on poly(ethyleneglycol) indcued fusing of spleen cells with myeloma cells using calcein am flouorescent labeled B lymphocytes
Student: Andrew DiBenedetto
Mentor: Jennifer Gruenke
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Testing potential growth stimulators in the production of hybridoma cell lines
Student: Julie Cobb
Mentor: Jennifer Gruenke
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Effects of DE-71 on Xenopus laevis during metamortphosis and adult development
Student: Jonathan Dissinger
Mentor: Wayne Wofford
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Development of an assay to test for inhibitors of coagulant enzymes factor Xa and thrombin
Student: Liane Gozmao
Mentor: Mark Bolyard
Date: Spring 2013

Title: The evaluation of ticks in West Tennessee for Rickettsia bacteria
Student: Evan Hare
Mentor: James Mahan
Date: Spring 2013

Title: The effects waste water inputs into local fresh water sources have on aquatic Eustrongylides species populations
Student: Daniel Kelley
Mentor: Marc Lockett, James Kerfoot
Date: Spring 2013

Title: Detection of Toxoplasma gondii in West Tennessee waterfowl
Student: Luke Burleson
Mentor: Marc Lockett
Date: Spring 2010

Title: Does Ginkgo biloba increase cognitive function and memory in laboratory mice?
Student: Cameron Humble
Mentor: Andy Madison
Date: Spring 2010

Title: Morphological variation in native and introduced populations of pike killifish, Belonesox belizanus
Student: Jonathan Love
Mentor: J. R. Kerfoot
Date: Spring 2010

Title: Site-directed mutagenesis of the green fluorescent protein to restore florescence to GFP transported into the periplasmic space of Escherichia coli
Student: Brandon Lowe
Mentor: Mark Bolyard
Date: Spring 2010

Title: Inhibition of Serratia marcescens and Staphylococcus epidermidis by essential oils of cumin and clove
Student: Lauren Medforth
Mentor: Carol Weaver
Date: Spring 2010

Title: Absorption of zinc and lead in Barassicaceae: for management of heavy metal contaminated soils
Student: Augusta Paffrath
Mentor: Wayne Wofford
Date: Spring 2010

Title: Effects of ascorbic acid on metabolic rate and glutathione liver tissue content in Mus musculus
Student: Danielle Teichen
Mentor: Wayne Wofford
Date: Spring 2010

Title: The effects of tartrazine and allura red AC on hyperactivity in Drosophila melanogaster
Student: Candice Thompson
Mentor: Wayne Wofford
Date: Spring 2010

Title: Effects of Momodica charantia and cinnamon extract on blood glucose levels and weight in mice
Student: Nathan Chatham
Mentor: Andy Madison
Date: Fall 2009

Title: Comparison of fetal bovine serum and FetalClone® III on growth of BV-2 cells in culture
Student: Jesse Daigle
Mentor: Marc Lockett
Date: Fall 2009

Title: Soil testing for anti-microbial agents against the gram-negative bacteria: Escherichia coli and the gram-positive bacteria: Micrococcus luteus
Student: Tristan Fowler
Mentor: Elsie Smith
Date: Fall 2009

Title: The antimicrobial properties of natural honey, clove oil, and ginger oil on the growth of Staphylococcus epidermidis
Student: Sara Greenlee
Mentor: Carol Weaver
Date: Fall 2009

Title: Mortality rates and home orientation of the eastern box turtle following relocation from natal home range
Student: John Hawley
Mentor: James Huggins
Date: Fall 2009

Title: Turkey distribution at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant
Student: Caroline Hughey
Mentor: Andy Madison
Date: Fall 2009

Title: Habitat preference of eastern wild turkey population of the Milan Army Ammunition Plant
Student: Whitney Jones
Mentor: Andy Madison
Date: Fall 2009

Title: Detection of Francisella tularensis in the western Tennessee American Beaver population
Student: David Tosh
Mentor: Carol Weaver
Date: Fall 2009

Title: An examination of Malathion resistance in the red flour beetle (Tribolium casteneum)
Student: Kayli Anthony
Mentor: Dr. Wayne Wofford
Date: Spring 2009

Title: Intestinal helminths of the gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) in western Kentucky and western Tennessee
Student: Brian Bodnarchuk
Mentor: Dr. Marc Lockett
Date: Spring 2009

Title: The determination of the response of western Tennessee wildlife populations to the scent of cougar urine by the use of scent stations
Student: Daniel Cathey
Mentor: Dr. Andy Madison
Date: Spring 2009

Title: An investigation into the effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation on body weight and liver function in rats
Student: Will Hayden
Mentor: Dr. Andy Madison
Date: Spring 2009

Title: Assessment of the effects of the thrombin recognition sequence into the green fluorescent protein
Student: Hannah Henson
Mentor: Dr. Mark Bolyard
Date: Spring 2009

Title: Wild turkey (Meleagris gallopovo) assessment at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant in Spring 2008
Student: Robert Jacks
Mentor: Dr. Andy Madison
Date: Spring 2009

Title: Development of a tool to test for anticoagulant capabilities against FXa
Student: Dustin Mayfield
Mentor: Dr. Mark Bolyard
Date: Spring 2009

Title: Plant pectin as an alternative source of arabinose for GFP production in Escherichia coli via Erwinia chrysanthemi pectinase
Student: Missy Ratliff
Mentor: Dr. Mark Bolyard
Date: Spring 2009

Title: Effectiveness of periplasmic signal sequences on green fluorescent protein secretion in Escherichia coli
Student: Tsegayesus Temtem
Mentor: Dr. Mark Bolyard
Date: Spring 2009

Title: Evaluation of four plant growth regulators in cotton on effectiveness and yield
Student: Allen Williams
Mentor: Dr. Andy Madison
Date: Spring 2009

Title: SNP screening reveals two possible asthma-causing genes in rural Iowa children
Student: Katy Williams
Mentor: Keegan Kelsey and Dr. Jeff Murray at the University of Iowa in Iowa City
Date: Fall 2008

Title: Comparison of Salmonella contamination between fresh and frozen store-bought samples of turkey
Student: Caitlin Zimmerman
Mentor: Elsie Smith
Date: Fall 2008

Title:  The production of secretin-gly in Escherichia coli.
Student:  Callie Bodnarchuk
Mentor: Mark Bolyard
Date:  Spring 2008

Title: Small mammal and herpetofauna inventory on Chickasaw State Park and Forest
Student: Dustin Scott
Mentor: Andy Madison
Date: Spring 2008

Title: Comparison of two fertilizer methods on tomato growth
Student: Edric Gaylor
Mentor: Andy Madison
Date: Spring 2008

Title:  Toxicity examinations of codeine versus theobromine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Student:  Hunter Stepp
Mentor:  Carol Weaver
Date:  Spring 2008

Title:  Inhibition of Bacillus cereusBacillus megaterium, Micrococcus roseus, and Serratia marcescens by essential oils of peppermint and oregano
Student:  Laura Byrd
Mentor:  Elsie Smith
Date:  Spring 2008

Title:  An examination of quality and quantity of produced eggs of zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) on Petamine breeding formula
Student:  Morgan Neese
Mentor:  Andy Madison
Date:  Spring 2008

Title:  Analysis of barn owl (Tyto alba) pellets
Student:  Phillip Mitchell
Mentor:  James Huggins
Date: Spring 2008

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