HHMI Undergraduate Program Activities
Kenyon College 1997 Annual Program Report
Molecular biology majors Derrick Johnson 97 and Stephanie Levi 96 are learning how to use the new CellScan system, with Associate Professor David Marcey (in back).
DAPI-stained Drosophila Kc cells in various stages of the cell cycle. Photo was obtained by first-year biology students in a laboratory exercise entitled: "The effects of oxidants on cell proliferation".
Chemistry students Devin K. Johnson 98 and Megan E. Dieterich 00 are using the Hewlett Packard 8453 Diode-Array UV/VIS Spectrophotometer to record UV spectra of sunscreen compounds, with Assistant Professor Scott Cummings.
Students Jill Pitarresi 98 and Kirsten Baumann 97 use a Biopac Physiograph to record and analyze an electromyograph (EMG) with Assistant Professor Niemiec (back) during Laboratory in Biopsychology course (PSYC 61).
Student Zachary Florin 99 studies the effects of a stimulant on the behavior of a rat using a computerized behavior analysis chamber.
Students Hisham Foad 98 and Claire Willoughby 98 use a scintillation detector purchased with HHMI funds to observe the gamma ray spectrum of Co60. The detector and card interfaces with a computer purchased on an NSF-ILI grant.