Letitia Thompson, senior, The College of New Jersey
Poster Title: "grk mRNA Alternatively Spliced During Oogenesis"
Description: Using Drosophila melanogaster, we are trying to understand how genes are expressed, in particular how proteins are made at the appropriate time and location within the oocyte.
Authors: Letitia Thompson , Amanda Norvell
Principal Investigator: Amanda Norvell, PhD
Daniel M. Wong, senior, University of California, Los Angeles
Poster Title: "The effects of hypoxia in determining larval size in Drosophila melanogaster"
Description: My research project focuses on characterizing how oxygen deprivation restricts cell, tissue, and organismal growth.
Authors: Daniel M. Wong and Julian A. Martinez-Agosto
Principal Investigator: Julian A. Martinez-Agosto, PhD
Chenling Xu, senior, University of California, Davis
Poster Title: "Comparative Genomics of Drosophila simulans endosymbiont Wolbachia in Natural Populations"
Description: I am looking at the genomic differences between two strains of symbiotic bacteria that live inside the cells of fruit flies and how those differences might cause them to affect the host reproduction in different ways.
Author: Chenling Xu, Chris Smith
Principal Investigator: Michael Turelli, PhD
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