Dr. Gary LaFleur brought four Nicholls Biology undergraduate students to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Fall Undergraduate Research Invitational. Each student gave a presentation on their research. The students, coauthors, and research presentation titles are:
Angelle Aubin, A Corbin, and M Kilgen. A Case Study of a Vibrio Outbreak in a Shrimp Aquaculture (poster presentation).
Elizabeth Bergeron, K Holloway, and K Pruitt. Sirtuin and Disheveled proteins as regulators of aromatase expression in breast cancer cell line McF-7 (poster presentation).
Meredith McKoin and Earl Melancon. The Prevalence of Three Grass Shrimp Species in a Louisiana Estuary and the Intensity of Infection by the Ectoparasite, Probopyrus pandalicola, on the Grass Shrimp, Paleomonetes pugio (oral presentation).
Mingma Sherpa, B Zybailov, K Raney, G Glazko. Quadruplexes in Mitochondrial DNA- Structure, Function and Evolution (poster and oral presentation).