Congratulations to our Psychological Sciences majors who completed their Senior Thesis presentations this week with projects ranging from "cellular effects of stress on the dentate gyrus" to "EEG activity associated with musical intervention" to "interpretive biases and autonomic nervous response"! There were nine presentations in all, completing a year long Senior Research/Senior Thesis sequence with IRB approved proposals, data collection, and data analysis.
Loyola's Pre-eminent Undergraduate Research Event
The Department of Biological Sciences hosted its 28th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Loyola University New Orleans main campus in Nunemaker Auditorium, located on the 3rd floor in Monroe Hall. A crawfish social immediately followed the symposium in front of Monroe Hall.
Dr. Carol Ann MacGregor published two articles in April 2018.
Dr. Paul W. Barnes, J.H. Mullahy Endowed Chair in Environmental Biology, and Dr. Susanne Neugart, Postdoctoral Researcher in Biology, recently attended a network meeting of the International Association of Plant UV Research (UV4Plants) held in Bled, Slovenia from April 15-18. Scientists and students from 20 countries (mostly in Europe) attended this conference to learn about recent research aimed at better understanding how ultraviolet radiation in sunlight influences plants and ecosystems. Dr.
Laura Gomez (Psychology and Translation & Interpretation Major, '18) and Ana Longo (Psychology Premed and Biochemistry Premed, '18) presented research with Dr. Erin Dupuis at the Southeastern Psychological Association's 64th Annual Meeting in Charleston, SC on March 7th. Their research poster was titled, "Effect of Political Statements on Attitudes and Behavior Toward Women."
Dr. Christian Bolden's article "Gang Organization and Gang Types" was released in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
The article can be seen here:
Rachel Nuwer ('07) has her first book published, "Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking". Click here for more information.