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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Volume 2, January 2006

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for its content. The views expressed in Eukaryon do not necessarily reflect those

of the College.

 

Editor's Corner 

 

Year Two: Eukaryon Establishes Student Governance 

Katrina Brandis’06

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Faculty in Focus

 

Dr. Douglas Light: A Window into Lake Forest Biology

Alina Spivak’07

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The Science of Teaching

 

Molecular Genetics: Discoveries with Your Own DNA

Lokesh Kukreja’08
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Beyond the Classroom

 

Summer Research: Exploring Careers, Strengthening Portfolios

Jessica Price'06, Michael Zorniak'07

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News and Views

 

Yeast? Yes! A New Trend in Modeling Parkinson’s Disease

Katrina Brandis‘06

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‘Smells’ Producing Brain Activity: What Your Nose Really Knows

Kristen D. Endraske‘06

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CACNA1A: The Exciting Headache Gene

Michael White‘07

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A Novel Steroid Receptor Elucidates Non-Classical Signal Pathways

Chloe Wormser‘06

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Book/Film Review

 

Fading in the Distance

Jaclyn Kobilka’09

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It Might Just Kill You

Stephanne Levin'09

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Spectacular or Speculative

Jennifer Riddle‘07

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A Feeling That Does Not Happen

Michael Zorniak’07

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Review Article

 

Oxidative Stress, a-Synuclein, and Apoptosis in Parkinson’s Disease

Katrina Brandis‘06

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Pathways of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy: HIV as a Model System?

Chelsea Bueter’07, Michelle McKinzey‘07, Chloe Salzmann‘07, Michael Zorniak’07

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The Heli-CASE of the Missing WRN Gene

Lisa Jeziorny‘07, Lindsey McCurdy‘06, Katie Michael‘07, Jennifer Riddle‘07, and Kim Silvers‘07

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Atherosclerotic Assault

Crystal Lester‘06, Karina Nikogosian‘07, Ruja Shrestha‘07, and Courtney Tucker‘07

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Eating Disorders: Could They be Autoimmune Diseases?

Melissa Stevenson’06

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Remember the Protofibrils 

Michael White‘07

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Senior Thesis

The Effect of Visual Obstructions on the Sexual Behavior of Guppies:

The Importance of Privacy

Tamara Hibler’05

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Determination of Spatiotemporal Interactions Regulating Head/Trunk

Axial Pattern in the Chick Embryo

David Mann‘05

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In Search of Telomeric Fusions in Telomere Mutants of Tetrahymena

thermophila

Arun George Paul‘05

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Primary Article

 

Gauging the Ecological Health of a Costa Rican Cloud Forest: Birds as

Bio-Indicators

Jessica Price‘06

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Sex-Dependent Interactions between Humans and Dogs

Chloe Wormser’06

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Effects of Cystamine, a Transglutaminase Inhibitor, in a Mouse Model of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Michael Zorniak‘07

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