Video: Student Presenter 2019

Jordan Miner

Jordan Miner

Imaging Zebrafish with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy using Second-Harmonic Generation to Evaluate Myosin Structure Transcript: I am studying muscular dystrophy with zebrafish test subjects. Muscular dystrophy is an incurable neuromuscular disease, and these individuals, they’re unsure if they should exercise or not. And so my research is going to be imaging zebra fish that have muscular […]

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Ben Williams

Ben Williams

The Impact of Prophage BPs on Antibiotic Resistance in Mycobacteria Transcript: A big global health concern right now in all fields of medicine is antibiotic resistance. In general, any kind of antibiotic resistance makes small infections really difficult to treat and it can lead to bigger issues that can just compound in the future. And […]

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Michaela Murray

Michaela Murray

Project: An exploratory study of sustainability conceptualizations and practices in Maine wineries Transcript: I am working with the Maine wine guild to assess how wineries across the state are both implementing and conceptualizing sustainability with the hopes of contributing to industry development strategies. Agriculture and tourism are both really important parts of Maine’s economy. And I […]

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Olivia Reese

Olivia Reese

Project: Tweets, Trust & Pixie Dust: understanding credibility in the age of social media Transcript Throughout, my media studies major, I learned that there were so many different things that were kind of influencing us on a daily basis. So I began to wonder, well how is it influencing me and my generation specifically? So […]

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Emma Newcomb studies seal strandings in Maine

Emma Newcomb

Project: Anthropogenic effects on marine mammal strandings and call reports in the Gulf of Maine from 2010 to 2015 Transcript I’m researching how humans in the state of Maine interact with seals through boat strikes, entanglement, approach. Why is it common in certain areas? There’s a higher population density? More beach goers? More accessible beaches? […]

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