The 17th Annual Science Fair and Poster Presentation of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics was held on Saturday the 20th of October, 2012. Dr. Susan Safford, Professor of Biology and Chair of the Science Fair Organizing Committee coordinated the proceedings. Dr. John Chikwem, Dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics welcomed the participants, visitors and the judges, while Dr. Kenoye Eke, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs brought greetings and opened the event.
Cell and Molecular Biology: Ms. Danelia Joefield. "Functional role of specific regions of the tail domain of Myosin IIIA in actin bundled-based motility".
Cancer Biology: Mr. Patrick Ihejirika. "Creating a model antigen system to study the mechanism of GCC-specific tolerance".
Immunology: Ms. Chalwe Diallo. "Ym1 arguments human NK cell killing or tumor cells".
Population, Behavioral and Social Science: Ms. Shavona Burton. "Mouse metabolomics identifying strain and diet metabotypes".
Ecology and Environmental Science: Ms. Isata Panda. "The effects of temperature on hemoglobin affinity and cellulose production of Capitella teleta".
Physical Science: Ms. Kasey Campbell. "Cavitation rheology of 12-hydroxystearic acid in vegetable oil organogels".
Ivory V. Nelson Best overall poster: Ms. Kasey Campbell
We congratulate all the students who took part in the Science Fair. You are all winners!