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Thursday, March 5 • 3:30pm - 4:50pm
Oral Presentation Session- Health & Life Sciences I│ Senate Room

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Oral Presentations will take place in six concurrent sessions throughout the Shalala Student Center third floor.

Presenters
avatar for Alexander Kula

Alexander Kula

Oral Presentation, Evolutionary Rescue from a Wave of Biological Invasion in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Biological invasions alter the probability of extinction, risk factors for extinction, and resulting spatial patterns of the endemic population. Biological invasions are becoming increasingly common with the accelerating impact of climate change, habitat fragmentation, and species... Read More →
avatar for Mengxi Shen

Mengxi Shen

Oral Presentation, Imaging of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy with Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Before and After Treatment with Vascular Endothelial Growth Inhibitors
Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV), a subtype of neovascular age-related macular degeneration that affects a younger population, is defined by the presence of type 1 macular neovascularization characterized by branching vascular networks (BVNs) with polyp-like dilations. As the... Read More →
avatar for Emmanuel Medrano

Emmanuel Medrano

Oral Presentation, Mechanosensory Feedback Regulates Egg-Laying Circuit Activity and Behavior of C. elegans
Understanding how animal behaviors are controlled by neural circuits is one of the fundamental goals of neuroscience. In the nematode worm, Caenorhabditis elegans, egg-laying behavior occurs in ‘active’ states where 3-5 eggs are laid within ~2 minutes punctuated by ~20 minute... Read More →
avatar for Stanislav Lazopulo

Stanislav Lazopulo

Oral Presentation, Color Preference in Fruit Flies Drosophila melanogaster Requires Visual and Peripheral Photoreceptors and Depends on the Time of Day
Light is essential for the survival of almost all organisms, it brings warmth and allows photosynthesis, but also provides information about the surroundings and the time of the day. Organisms from bacteria to mammals have developed light-sensitive organs, called photoreceptors, which... Read More →


Thursday March 5, 2020 3:30pm - 4:50pm EST
Senate Room