Student & Faculty Research
Academic Grants 2015-16
Robert GraffinEffects of sucralose, saccharin, aspartame and rebaudioside (in Stevia) on neurulation in Xenopus laevis (clawed frog)Research advisor/collaborator: Dr. Laura Twersky
Laura KellyThe effects of creatine monohydrate on renal function in Wistar ratsResearch advisor/collaborator: Dr. Laura Twersky
Summen Mushtaq, Valentina Osorio and Sophia TouriTransgenerational effects of bisphenol A and bisphenol S on aspects of reproductive system functioning in Caenorhabditis elegans (nematode worm)Research advisors/collaborators: Drs. Maria Agapito, Jill Callahan and Laura Twersky
New Jersey Academy of Science, April 21, 2012 at Seton Hall University
Tour of Norbord Oriented Strand Board factory in Columbus, MS.
Ms. Anatasia Tullos (Norbord Regional Environmental Manager) leading tour.
Saint Peter's and MSU students on last day of workshop
Wood Products class taught by Dr. David Jones
Dr. David Jones is a professor in the Forest Product Laboratory at MSU
In the MSU Research Forest
Dr. Ezell lecturing in the MSU Research Forest
Field trip to Mississippi pine forest.
Dr. Andy Ezell (Chair of the Department of Forestry at MSU) lecturing to the students
Academic Grants 2011-12
Examples of student-faculty research projects include:
- Woheema Parasram, Aviana Mahabir and Jonathan Nazario Research advisors: Laura Twersky, Jill Callahan Comparison of Ace-031 and Deflazacort for treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy using tissue culture techniques.
- Richard Camacho, Stephanie Calabrese, and Jennifer Olarte Research advisors: Laura Twersky, Jill Callahan Reversal of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli DH5a and Salmonella ser. typhimurium.
- Sayrah Rauf, Ardiana Mashkulli and Carolina Moreira Research advisor: Laura Twersky The effects of selected food dyes on early development in Xenopus laevis (clawed frog)
The above projects are supported by grants from the TriBeta Research Foundation.
- Drs. E. Regina Giuliani, Frances S. Raleigh, Laura H. Twersky and students Research on environmental endocrine disruptors.