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2014 Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Award Winners:
Daniel A. Friedman, senior, University of California, Davis
Poster Title: "Evolution of sex comb enhancers of the HOX gene Sex combs reduced"
Description: I research the role of regulatory DNA sequences in the evolution of a sex-specific trait.
Authors: Daniel Friedman, Olga Barmina, Artyom Kopp.
Principal Investigator: Artyom Kopp, PhD
Nancy J. Levansailor, senior, The State University of New York, Fredonia
Poster Title: "Visualization of Sqd-grk Interactions in Live Drosophila Oocytes Using Tri-molecular Fluorescence Complementation (TriFC)"
Description: I am developing a new technique to visualize interactions between protein and RNA in living cells.
Authors: Nancy J. Levensailor, Steven J. Gangloff, Alicia R. Watson, Dane M. Buenton, Nathaneal R. Terwilliger, Scott B. Ferguson
Principal Investigator: Scott B. Ferguson, PhD
Katharine Majeski, senior, Kennesaw State University
Poster Title: "Live Imaging of Muscle Development in Akirin Mutants"
Description: I am using live time lapse microscopy to view muscle development in a novel Drosophila mutant.
Authors: Katharine Majeski, Fatima Ali, Scott J. Nowak
Principal Investigator: Scott J. Nowak, PhD
Aidan L. McParland, junior, University of New England
Poster Title: "Steroid signaling modulates nociception in Drosophila melanogast
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