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Spring 2015: Microbiology (Biology 168L) Student Pages

Section 1: Nora Sullivan

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Alternative Treatments for Chronic Gastritis Caused by H. pylori Infection by Elizabeth Augustine
Fungal Endophytes: Drought Tolerance in Plants by Sarah Barnes
Adhesion Property in Probiotic Strain Lactobacillus acidophilus by Ashley Barnhill
Cercopithecine herpesvirus I by Alexis Boone
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: A Potential Treatment for Crohn’s Diseaseby Phuongngan Bui
Teixobactin by Lisette Espinosa
Borrelia burgdorferi Survival Mechanisms Against the Mammalian Immune System by Mia Farago-Iwamasa
Leptospira Interrogans by Emily Gratke
Ebola by Constanza Jackson
Bordetella pertussis Vaccine by Kristina Millar
Influenza Hemagglutinin by Gabriella Newman
Chlorhexidine by Martha Serrano
Discovery of Sea Star Associated Densovirus by Kaitlyn Spees
Clostridium as a Cancer Therapy by Anh Tran
Ebola Virus Disease by Joshua Weiss
Microbial Growth in Insulation, Plasters and Wallpaper in the Built Environment by Jocelyn Wensel
Herpes Simplex Virus and Cancer by Alejandro Zuniga

Section 2: Suzanne Kern

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Antibiotic Resistance Within Staphylococcus Aureus by Elizabeth Ach
Pseudomonas and Bioremediation by Jessica Cheng
Metabolic disorders associated with the human gut microbiota by Sam DeRosa
Evolution of HIV by Samuel Du
Yeast Culture in Baking by Owen Foster
A Beautiful Colonizer: Vibrio fischeri and its Host Euprymna scolopes by Giselle Garcia
Pathogenesis of Lyme Disease and Gene Expression in Borrelia burgdorferi by Jenny Han
Drug Resistance in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis by Noah Knowlton-Latkin
Methanogenic Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater by Yen Fang Koh
The use of antibiotics on Wolbachia as treatment for filarial diseases by Nitin Kuppanda
The Acquisition, Metabolism, and Pathological Mechanisms Underlying Giardia Lamblia by Shana Levenson
Early gut colonization and type 1 diabetes mellitus by Kathleen Muenzen
Vinification, flavor, and aroma by Patrick Niedermeyer
Bacteroide composition in the gut by Maggie Schein
Vibrio cholerae pathogenesis by Tina Solvik
Differences in the Gut Microbiome due to Environment and during Development by Christina Timko
Magnetotactic Bacteria by Kelsey Waite
Prevotella nigrescens by Nancy Zhu

Spring 2014: Microbiology (Biology 168L) Student Pages

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User talk:Eric benjamins16 by Eric Benjamins
MicrobeWiki:Yersinia Pestis: Origin and Resistance by Shravani Bobde
Poliovirus and its three serotypes by Rachael Crooke
Necrotizing fasciitis induced by Vibrio vulnificus by Elana Goldstein
Antimicrobial Effects of Honey by Celina Hayashi
The role of Bifidobacterium on the Immune System by Christina Kang
Bat Influenza A by Erin Mackey
Unique structures found in hyperthermophilic archaea, specifically those in Pyrolobus fumarii by Libby Mannucci
Symbiosis of Termites and the Microbes in their Gut: Digestion of Lignocellulose by Diana McDonnell
Anti-Helicobacter Pylori Activity From Natural Products by Amie Patel
West Nile Virus in Birds by Leah Pomernatz
Treatments against Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms in Cystic Fibrosis Patient Lungs by Megan Richman
Tea Tree Oil and its Effectiveness in Treating Acne Vulgaris by Alex Sheridan
Canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV2) by Casey Sprague
Persister Cells in E. coli by Michelle Suarez
Tuberculosis and HIV by Inna Tounkel
Sovaldi and Olysio: Novel Antiviral Treatment for Hepatitis C by Vicki Wong
Synechococcus and Biofuel by Caitlyn Young

Spring 2013: Microbial Life (Biology 187S) Student Pages

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Medical Bioremediation by Sebastian Aguiar
West Nile Virus Lyndsay Bergus
Plasmodium Falcuparum Control Strategies by Lydia dePillis-Lindheim
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis by Claire Forster
Ebola Transmission by Victoria Gawlik
Efficacy of vaccines against Streptococcus pneumoniae Mehar Kaur
Xylitol in Dental Decay Prevention by Zoe Kiklis
Coral bleaching and climate change by Kendall Kritzik
Bacillus anthracis as a Bioterrorism Agent Alison Lerner
Tea Tree Oil Treatment of MRSA by Karen Leung
Spiroplasma poulsonii by Jennifer Martin
Dengue virus envelope proteins by Claire Mazahery
Chlamydophila pneumoniae in Atherosclerosis by Tara McIntyre
Thermophiles in Astrobiology and Biotechnology by Paloma Medina
Chronic Salmonella Typhi Infection and Gallbladder Cancer by Hannah Moore
Acanthamoeba polyphaga by Alexa Moy
Virus Selection for Lithium Ion Battery Formation by Justine Oesterle
Cellulose Degradation in the Rumen Katie Pruett
Microbial production of recombinant chymosin by Enrique Rodriguez Rubio
Calicivirius Norovirus Oliver Smith
Pseudoalteromonas by Jaclyn Smrecek
SARS-CoV: nsp7 and nsp8 by Amy Tran
Microalgal symbionts: Evolution of the coral - dinoflagellate relationship by Breanna Walker
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (ATCC 53103) and its Probiotic Use by Hannah Whittemore