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Student-faculty conference presentations

Joint conference presentations by Beloit College Biology faculty members and students since 2010; student names in bold.

Briggs, A. G., and S. Morgan.  2013.  Mapping misconceptions: An evaluation of the use of concept maps to assess learning gains.  American Society of Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Education, Englewood, CO, 16–19 May 2013.

Dautermann, V. M., M. M. Namoonga, and K. M. S. Johnson.  2013.  Morning and afternoon bouts of exercise result in the same physiological stress response.  Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, Boston, MA, 20–24 April 2013.  Published Abstract: FASEB Journal 27:710.5 .

Grossman, Y. L., and D. Fang.  2013.  Beloit College Sustainability Fellows Program: A college and community collaboration.  Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN, 4–9 August 2013.

Johnson, K. M. S., and J. C. Lownik.  2013.  Workshop format increases scientific knowledge, skills, and interest when implemented in an introductory biology course that attracts and retains underrepresented minorities.  Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, Boston, MA, 20–24 April 2013.  Published Abstract: FASEB Journal 27:739.7.

Wieseman, L. J., P. R. Schork, and K. M. S. Johnson.  2013.  Engaging elementary students in physiology through multifaceted collaboration.  Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, Boston, MA, 20–24 April 2013.

Dautermann, V. M., and K. M. S. Johnson.  2012.  Previous day’s exercise does not affect indicators of physiological stress measured during practice in male collegiate soccer players. Poster.  Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April 21-25, 2012.  Published Abstract: FASEB Journal 25:1142.45.

Gravis, D. P., K. Wolf, N. Salas, D. Meltzer, K. Sullivan, and M. Dickson. 2012.  Anti-mitotic chemotherapy activates CREB and MAPK associated survival signaling in B cell lymphoma, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/ Experimental Biology Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. April 21-25, 2012. Published abstract FASEB Journal 26, lb179.

Tepsa, H. L., and A. G. Briggs.  2012.  Poly(ADP-ribose) glycohydrolase 2 implicated in ethylene signaling pathway.  Midstates Consortium for Math and Science Undergraduate Symposium, Chicago, IL, 9–10 November 2012.

Dautermann, V. M., and K. M. S. Johnson.  2011.  Salivary cortisol testing: Collection techniques show similar accuracy, but swab is more precise.  Poster.  Midstates Consortium for Math and Science Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO, October 28-29, 2011.

Gravis, D. P., and A. Strick. 2011. Novel regulation of CREB activation by reactive oxygen species in B lymphocytes, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/ Experimental Biology Annual Conference.  Published abstract: FASEB Journal 25, lb129.

Schurr, K., D. S. Edgerton, T. Farmer, D. Neal, A. D. Cherrington, and K. M. S. Johnson.  2011.  Elucidating the mechanism of glucagon-like peptide-1 for glucose utilization during periods of fasting. Poster.  Experimental Biology, Washington, D.C., April 9-13, 2011.  Published Abstract: FASEB Journal 24:1095.18.

Yasukawa, K., and J. Bernath-Plaisted.  2011.  Male alarm calling, nestling begging and female provisioning in red-winged blackbirds.  Animal Behavior Society/International Ethological Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Yasukawa, K., A. Johannes, H. Berrios, and P. Fix.  2010.  Female red-winged blackbird responses to brood-parasitic brown-headed cowbird nestlings.  Animal Behavior Society, William and Mary University, Williamsburg, VA.

Students have also published papers in peer-reviewed journals and The Beloit Biologist, our departmental journal.