2016 Science Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

The School of Science congratulates the following faculty and students (denoted *) for their publications and presentations  this year.

Publications

Bernitt, C. J.*, Powers, M. E., and Gildard, M. “A Comparison of Ankle Strapping and Spatting on Range of Motion and Performance.” Journal of Athletic Training 51, S6: (2016): S59.

Brittle, S.*, Paluri, S., Foose, D., Ruis, M.*, Amato, M.*, Lam, N., and Buttigieg, B.*, Gagnon, Z., and Sizemore, I. “Freshwater Crayfish: A Potential Benthic-Zone Indicator of Nanosilver and Silver Ionic Pollution.” Environmental Science & Technology, June 02, 2016.

D’Arco, C.*, McGinnis, M.*, Gagnon, Z., and Dingman, S. “Effects of Methadone Exposure during Development on Avian Brain and Blood Cells.” Pharmacology & Pharmacy 6, No. 10. (2015): 477-488.

Dean, R. L.*, Powers, M. E., Gildard, M., and Henry, K. J. “A Comparison of Cooling Times with and without Football Equipment Following Exercise Induced Hyperthermia.” Journal of Athletic Training 51, S6, (2016): S238.

Espinasa, L., Bartolo, N. D.*, and Sloat, S.* “A New Epigean Species of Genus Anelpistina (Insecta: Zygentoma: Nicoletiidae) from Sierra de El Abra, Taninul, Mexico.” European Journal of Taxonomy 156 (2015): 1-7.

Gregory, C. J.*, Powers, M. E., and Gildard, M. “Atrioventricular Reciprocating Tachycardia in a High School Football Athlete.” Journal of Athletic Training 51, S6, (2016): S251-S252.

Heath, M*, Powers, M. E., and Gildard, M. “Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infection in an Adolescent Football Athlete.” Journal of Athletic Training 51, S6, (2016): S133.

Mandigo, A. C.*, DiScenza, D. J.*, Keimowitz, A. R., and Fitzgerald, N. “Chemical Contamination of Soils in the New York City Area Following Hurricane Sandy” Environmental Geochemistry and Health, October 20, 2015.

Schroeder, E. N.*, Powers, M. E., and Henry, K. J. “A Comparison of Cryotherapy and Intermittent Compression Therapy and Their Effect on Muscle Recovery Following Exercise.” Journal of Athletic Training 51, S6 (2016): S287.

Presentations

Badon, M. M.*, and Woolridge, E. M. “Exploring the Oxidative Tolerance of Xylanase.” 17th Annual Mid-Hudson American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2016.

Bernitt, C. J.*, Powers, M. E., and Gildard, M. A. “Comparison of Ankle Strapping and Spatting on Range of Motion and Performance.” Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2016. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2016.

Brase R.*, Porter, M.*, Gagnon, Z., Bowser, C., Schmidt, A., and Schmidt, R. “The Effects of Perched Culverts on Eel Populations in the Hudson River Watershed.” American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. 2016. Polgar Fellowship Program – Presentation of Findings. Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies. Millbrook, NY, 2015.

Brase, R. A.*, Gagnon, Z. E., Bowser, C., Schmidt, R., and Meyer, A. “Effects of Perched Culverts on Upstream and Downstream Eel Populations in Hudson River Streams.”. Polgar Fellowship Program – Presentation of Findings. Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies. Millbrook, NY. 2015.

Brase, R.*, Porter, M.*, Gagnon, Z. E., Bowser, C., Schmidt, A., and Schmidt, R. “The Effects of Perched Culverts on Eel Populations in the Hudson River Watershed.” Eastern Colleges Science Conference. Western New England University, Springfield, MA, 2016.

Clay, D.*, Porter, M.*, Brase, R.*, Czarnecki, J.*, Shearman, N.*, Rossi, G.*, Wojciechowicz, L., and Gagnon, Z. E. “An Investigation of Emerging Anthropogenic Contaminants in Hudson River Water Using Orconecetes immunis as a Model.” Eastern Colleges Science Conference. Western New England University, Springfield, MA, 2016.

Czarnecki, J.*, Porter, M.*, Rossi, G.*, Shearman, N.*, Brase, R.*, Clay, D.*, Miller, B.*, Lira, V. M.*, Wojciechowicz, L., and Gagnon, Z. E. “Impact of Pharmaceuticals on the Histopathology and Behavior of Orconectes immunis.” American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, 2016.

Czarnecki, J.*, Shearman, N.*, Rossi, G.*, Porter, M.*, Clay, D.*, Brase, R.*, Miller, B.*, Lira, V.*, Wojciechowicz, L., and Gagnon, Z. E. “Impact of Pharmaceuticals in the Hudson River on the Histopathology and Behavior of the Crayfish Orconectes immunis.” Eastern Colleges Science Conference. Western New England University, Springfield, MA, 2016.

Dean, R. L.*, Powers M. E., Gildard M., and Henry, K. J. “A Comparison of Cooling Times with and without Football Equipment Following Exercise Induced Hyperthermia.” Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2016. New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 2016. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2016

Espinasa, L. “Dollo’s Law of Irreversibility in Evolution and Restoration of Eyes in a Blind Cavefish Population.” Stowers Institute for Medical Research. Kansas City, 2015.

Espinasa, L.  “Hydrogeology of the Sierra de El Abra, Caves, and Astyanax.” Meeting of the Paris-Sarclay Institute of Neurosciences. Ciudad Valles, Mexico, 2016.

Gregory, C. J.*, Powers, M. E., and Gildard, M. “Atrioventricular Reciprocating Tachycardia in a High School Football Athlete.” Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2016. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2016.

Heath, M*, Powers, M. E, and Gildard, M. “Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infection in an Adolescent Football Athlete.” Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2016. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2016.

Johnson, S.*, Soprano, S.*, Fitzgerald, N., and Edwards, J. “The Complimentary Nature of NMR and SPME GCMS for the Analysis of Fermented Beverages” PITTCON, Atlanta, GA, 2016. Royal Society of Chemistry Analytical Science Twitter Poster Conference, 2016. 17th Annual Mid-Hudson American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2016.

Lee, A.*, Krout, I.*, and Gagnon, Z. E. “Emerging Anthropogenic Chemicals in the Hudson River: The Potential Histopathological and Chemical Effect on Aquatic Vegetation.” 17th Annual Mid-Hudson American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2016. Eastern Colleges Science Conference, Western New England University, Springfield, MA. 2016.

Miller, B.*, and Gagnon, Z. E. “Study of the Immunological Response to Diacetylmorphine and Methadone Using Avian Model.” American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, 2016. Eastern Colleges Science Conference, Western New England University, Springfield, MA, 2016.

Porter, M.*, Clay, D.*, Brase, R.*, Czarnecki, J.*, Shearman, N.*, Rossi, G.*, Wojciechowicz, L., and Gagnon, Z. E. “An Investigation of the Biochemical Effects of (S)-Amphetamine in Hudson River Using Orconecetes immunis as a Model.” 17th Annual Mid-Hudson American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2016.

Porter, M.*, Clay, D.*, Brase, R.*, Czarnecki, J.*, Shearman, N.*, Rossi, G.*, Wojciechowicz, L., and Gagnon, Z. E. “An Investigation of the Potential Bioaccumulation of (S)-Amphetamine in the Hudson River.” American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual Meeting, Washington, 2016.

Porter, M.*, Czarnecki, J.*, Gagnon, Z. E., and Davis A.  “Integration and Utilization of Environmental Information in the Hudson River Valley.” 12th Annual Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities, Vassar College. Poughkeepsie, NY, 2015.

Powers, M. E. “Fill Your Hands: Emergency Planning in Athletic Training.” New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 2016.

Robinson, J.*, Rutkowski, J.*, Kopp, J.*, Finocchiaro, A.*, Collins, E., and Espinasa, L.  “Incipient Regressive Evolution of the Circadian Rhythms of an Eyeless Cave Amphipod.” Hudson Valley Life Science Group Symposium, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2016.

Schroeder, E. N.*, Powers, M.E., and Henry, K. J. “A Comparison of Cryotherapy and Intermittent Compression Therapy and Their Effect on Muscle Recovery Following Exercise.” Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2016. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, June 24, 2016.

Sloat, S.*, Rigothi, J.*,  Turcotte, C.*, Andrews, N.P. and Checchi, P.M. "NuRD  Chromatin Remodelers Block Checkpoint Activation in C. elegans"  The Allied Genetics Conference, Orlando, FL, 2016.

Sloat, S.*, Rigothi, J.*,  Turcotte, C.* and Checchi, P.M. "NuRD  Chromatin Remodelers Block Checkpoint Activation in C. elegans".  10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Biological & Chemical Sciences, Wayne, NJ, 2016

Turcotte, C.*, Rigothi, J.*,  and Checchi, P.M. "NuRD paralogs promote meiotic DSB repair in C. elegans"  10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Biological & Chemical Sciences, Wayne, NJ, 2016

Turcotte, C.*, Sloat, S.*, Rigothi, J.*,  Andrews, N.P. and Checchi, P.M. "NuRD paralogs CHD-3/LET-418 promote meiotic double-stranded break repair in C. elegans"  Meiosis Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, NH, 2016.

 

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