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Spring 2007 SMPs

Benson, Jacqueline Marie: The effects of salicylic and jasmonic acids on pathogen resistance in the seagrass Zostera marina (Chris Tanner)

Boyle, Kevin Michael: Oyster filtration: Can Crassostrea virginica really improve water quality? (Bob Paul)

Brandenburg, Bethany Yvette: Responses of Littoraria irrorata to an ascomycete fungus using water-borne chemical cues (Chris Tanner)

Buchanan, Megan Kristine: Canine Tick Borne Diseases on Maryland's Eastern Shore (Karen Crawford)

Burgos, Adriana Carolina: Infertility and ARTs worldwide (Karen Crawford)

Bykowsky, Spencer P.: An Ecosystem Model of the St. Mary's River (Bob Paul)

Caperna, Kathryn Rose: The Effect of a Heated Fructose-Phosphate Solution on Eukaryotic Systems (Jeff Byrd)

Crockett, Elizabeth Lee: Solving the Mystery Behind the Pulsing of Xenia elongata (Walter Hatch)

Crosson, Emily: Pre-eclampsia: Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension and the Medical Dilemma (Bob Paul)

Farrell, Deirdre Elizabeth: Medical management of intersexuality (Karen Crawford)

Fort, Amelia Lindsay: Response of fish to bioluminescence in the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (Jordan Price)

Geraghty, Meghan Elise: The role of FGF-10 in intercalary limb regeneration of the Mexican axolotl (Karen Crawford)

Gibbons, Julie Anna: The impact of Claviceps purpurea on documented instances of witchcraft throughout history (Holly Gorton)

Greely, John Hurley: Hospital Pandemic Preparedness (Jeff Byrd)

Hofmann, Laurie Carol: Do leaf age and grazing influence the severity of wasting disease in the seagrass Zostera marina? (Chris Tanner)

Hunter, Sarah Elizabeth: Can eelgrass (Zostera marina) be successfully restored to the Lower Potomac River? (Chris Tanner)

Jolliffe, Jessica: Bridging the Gender Gap in Elementary Science Education Using an After School Program (Angela Johnson)

Jones, Christopher Micheal: Abundance and distribution of waterfowl in relation to SAV on the St. Mary's and Magothy Rivers (Chris Tanner)

Jun, Helen: The Effect of Antioxidants on the Bacterial Toxic Activity of Heated Glucose-Phosphate (Jeff Byrd)

Kangas, Bonnie: Are VAM fungi, Glomus spp., involved in increased nematode resistance of tomatoes, Lycopersicon esculentum, when companion planted with marigolds, Tagetes erecta? (Holly Gorton)

Logan, John Patrick: Tetracycline Induced Acid Sensitivity in E. coli Transformed With Various Tetracycline Resistance Factors (Jeff Byrd)

Massie, Thomas: An analysis of the effectiveness and practicality of therapeutic horseback riding (Walter Hatch)

Markey, Rachel Petersen: Enzymatic production of pyruvic acid: a measure of pungency in garlic grown in Vermont and Maryland (Holly Gorton)

Markiewicz, Erica Lee: Does nesting with ospreys benefit house sparrows and starlings? (Jordan Price)

May, Christopher Lee: Effects of Direct and Diffuse Light on Gene Expression in Arabidopsis thaliana (Bill Williams)

McGillen, Liane Noel: Integrated Pest Management in the St. Mary's College Greenhouse (Bill Williams)

Moyer, Caitlin Elizabeth: Identification of the Sarcophyton ehrenbergi (Anthozoa, Octocoralia) alarm signal receptor (Walter Hatch)

Moxey, Lauren Krystal: The North Sea: An analysis of the human impact and issues that affect the North Sea (Walter Hatch)

Nawabi-Ghasimi, Fred: A Comparison of Innate Immunity in Homo sapiens and Caenorhabditis elegans (Samantha Kerry)

Nork, Kevin Michael: Autotoxicology of Convolutriloba retrogemma (Walter Hatch)

Omess, Brittany: HPLC as a technique to quantify convolutriloban in Convolutriloba retrogemma (Walter Hatch)

Phipps, Daniel J.: White-tailed deer density and implications for herd management in St Mary's City, MD (Jordan Price)

Reichard, Dustin GVocal recognition of conspecifics in northern mockingbirds (Mimus polyglottos) (Jordan Price)

Reiner, Stephanie Lynn: Changes in vitellogenin production with age in male fish (Jordan Price)

Roth, Laura Ashley: Constructing a Mouse Model for Acute Myeloid Leukemia. (Bill Williams)

Skarzynski, Martin: Photodynamic Treatment as a Method of Bacterial Photoinactivation (Bill Williams)

Straus, Nathan Aaron: A "Greener" Goodpaster Hall (Bob Paul)

Townsend, Troy Kearney: Schistosomiasis, snail vectors and the role of environmental degradation in Lake Malawi, Africa (Bob Paul)

Vossbrinck, Alice Margaret: Developing a connection to our landscape: a campus guide (Holly Gorton)

Wilhelm, Matthew Lucas: Alarm signaling in colt coral (Sinularia capnella) related to UV protection (Walter Hatch)

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