College of Life Sciences and Agriculture Student Profiles


NameProject Major

Andrew Blake

The Effects of Subiculum on Pre-Frontal Cortex in Spatial Memory Tasks (scroll down to "Memory research" subsection of article)

Neuroscience and Behavior

Adam Chouinard

Development of a System for Monitoring the Heart Rate of Freely Moving Lobsters

Marine Biology

Benjamin Claxton

Is Cytoplasmic Sequestration of p53 Characteristic of Patient-Derived Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) Cells and is the Mitochondrial Hsp70 Protein Mortalin Involved?


Samantha Docos 

Effect of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) on the expression of cFLIP in Granulosa Cells

Biomedical Sciences: Medical and Veterinary Sciences 

Orrin Jones

Winter Distribution Analysis of Wild Turkeys Surrounding Pease Tradeport

Wildflife Management

Caryn MacDonald

Lamprey Gonadotropin – Releasing Hormone Analogs and Inhibition of Steroidogenesis in Male Petromyzonmarinus (Sea Lamprey)

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Tim Marquis

A Comparative Study of Snap-Frozen vs. RNAlater® Tissue Preservation by In-situ Hybridization Characterization of Lamprey Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptors I, II, & III in the Brain and Pituitary of the Sea Lamprey, Petromyzon marinus

Biomedical Science: Medical and Veterinary Sciences

Sarah Mikulak

Examining the Predation of Oysters on Constructed Reefs

Marine Biology

Wesley Smith

Ecology of Nuisance, Suburban Black Bears in Southern New Hampshire

Wildlife Management

Dan Turaj

Expression of Genes in a Plant Undergoing Stress


Laura Van Beaver

Production of Decaffeinated Tea through Genetic Engineering

Neuroscience & Behavior


NameProject Major
Jacqueline Amante Quantifying Methane Ebullitive Flux from Subarctic Ecosystems
Environmental Science
Sophia BurkeHow Does Thawing Permafrost Affect Methane Flux to the Atmosphere? Measuring Ebullitive Flux from Intermediate Thaw PondsEnvironmental Science - Ecosystems

Michael Casazza

Nutrient Deficiencies in Uganda

Environmental Conservation

Lena Collins

Invasive Species and Native Australian Clams


Elizabeth Gagnon

Research on Malaria in Tanzania


Christine Hebert

Targeting the p53 – mitochondria axis in Sarcomas Lacking p53 Mutations and MDM2 Amplification

Medical Microbiology

Caryn MacDonald

Evolutionary Studies of the Neuropeptide Y System in Vertebrates

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Heather Tucker

Maasai/Elephant Conflicts and Crop Protection

Animal Science/ Pre-Vet