Students present their research projects.
6:00 Keynote Address: Dr. Neil Bernstein, Professor Emeritus at Mt. Mercy University (Cedar Rapids) and Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa
“How an ornithologist started looking at the ground; or, when you come to a fork in the road, take it”
7:00 Tanner B. Schmitz and Grace Engelman (Biology)
"A genomics-informed investigation of the effect of TGFb signaling in Emery-Dreyfus muscular dystrophy"
7:30 Sara Vettleson-Trutza (Biology and Honors)
"Measuring the effects of Bisphenol-A on the cognitive development of Rattus norvegicus through scent training"
8:00 Rose Heurtelou (Biology)
"Engineering a stable variant of KDM6B to investigate its role in Wnt signaling sensitivity to iron chelators"