Each Biology and BIMS major takes a senior capstone course in which they are tasked with conducting, analyzing, and reporting on a research project of their own design. This spring, the Senior Biology students are presenting posters of their research projects on Monday, April 27th from 2:30 to 4:30pm. The posters will be displayed on the wall outside of S115.
There is a variety of projects ranging from ecological studies to projects focused on biomedical research. Dr. D is overseeing projects that center on studies of cancer cell growth when treated with various supplements that advertise anti-cancer properties.
The following biomedical research projects will be presented by students for their finale reports:
“Effects of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on the MDA-MB-231 Breast Cancer Cell Line”
“Effects of Resvesterol on the Human Breast Cancer Cell Line, MDA-MB-231”
“Effects of Green Tea Extract on the growth of MDA-MB-321, a Human Breast Cancer Cell Line with Invasive Properties”
The poster session will be held in the Finch-Gray Science Center on Monday, April 27th. Please feel free to stop by at any time between 2:30-4:30pm, as the students will be available to discuss their projects and their findings.