My research culminated in a written honors thesis for the biology department, from which i graduated with distinction, and a research poster, which i presented activities and societies: independent researcher at kuehn lab, duke university biochemistry: fall 2016-present undergraduate research fellow at kuehn lab,. Ecology is the scientific study of the distribution and abundance of organisms, the interaction among organisms, and the interactions between organisms and their abiotic environment ecologists try to understand the inner workings of natural ecosystems and the species they contain in fact, the ecology faculty at duke. Honors/distinction biology majors who achieve excellence in both their studies and a research-based thesis may apply for graduation with distinction in biology students may apply if they have a grade point average of 30 or above in biology courses and courses approved as electives for the major, not including. Biological anthropology and anatomy, utilizing retrospective population-based comparisons to assess factors affecting yellow fever susceptibility and severity, garcia-blanco, mariano biology, the effects of mutant optineurin expression on locomotion and survival in drosophila melanogaster, tseng, henry biology. Likewise, second majors in biology are welcome to attend the biology ceremony, but should keep in mind that their actual diploma will only be available from their first major department awards and honors will be presented and announced first please get in touch will jill foster, [email protected], or 660-7320.
Non-duke programs: lists/directories of programs national science foundation biology website - info for students national science foundation list of reu sites--note: this list is typically one year out of date, but most sites are funded for multiple years so the list provides contacts for many active programs organization. Duke university, durham, nc (2003) bs in biology, summa cum laude with high thesis honors tufts university, medford, ma (1996) teaching experience assistant professor of biology emory & henry college, emory, va (fall 2006- present) mellon postdoctoral fellow university writing program, duke university (fall. Charlene won the richard j go charlene chabata, daniel ramirez montero, and abigail janke (brown 2016)ss prize in experimental biology, daniel won the lleallyn b clapp prize for outstanding senior honors thesis in biochemistry, and abigail won a biology senior prize for academic excellence,. The honors poster is a summary of the results and conclusions in the honors thesis the poster must be displayed at the poster symposium the poster should include the following: title (w/student's name and research supervisor's name) introduction/background materials & methods results conclusions (list of.
Kieran samuk postdoctoral associate duke university education phd in zoology, 2016 advised by dolph schluter university of british columbia msc in zoology, 2011 advised by leticia avilés university of british columbia hbsc in biology, 2008 advised by james thomson (honors thesis. The following awards are presented to outstanding students each year at the biology graduation ceremony the james b rast memorial award in comparative organismal biology the parents and friends of james brailsford rast, a member of the class of 1958 of duke university, endowed this award in his memory.
Undergraduate honors program in the department of natural resources animal sciences biological sciences biology & society entomology environmental science information science landscape studies natural resources nutritional the research findings are presented in a written thesis although the format is not. This study compares the quality of undergraduate honors theses written by students who worked one-on-one with faculty members versus students who also enrolled in this course we assessed honors theses written by 190 biology majors who graduated from duke university between 2005 and 2008. [email protected] duke university medical center algorithms in computational biology, gene expression analysis mini-courses: perl and bioperl, unix and linux for bioinformatics honors and awards •james monroe undergraduate senior honors thesis, college of william and mary august 1994-may 1995.