Author Jennifer Patritti-Cram studies the way that nerve cells communicate. She looks at specific molecules called purines to determine their role in healthy nerve cells, in tumor tissue, and in pain responses.
Author Rosario Marroquin-Flores studies how incubation temperature effects turtles and how their genes are processed.
Author Sadia Sultana studies how the body responds to a bacterial infection and how the invading bacteria defend themselves from the human immune system.
Author Kara Hodges studies eggshell coloration in house wrens to see if the color of the shells is related to female health. She also asks if male birds use shell color to decide how to care for their young.
Author Brittnie Bloom explores how food insecurity and constrained agency contribute to intimate partner violence in Eswatini women and girls.
Author Juan Canchola makes natural products and tests them against bacteria to see if they can be used as antibiotics.
Dr. Amanda Wilson Carter works with turtles to study how stress hormones effect hatchling survivorship.
Kylie Hampton and Ian Rines use the decorated cricket to study effects of inbreeding. They mate crickets to each other and look at how inbreeding effects reproduction.
Haley Nichols studies turtle behavior. She looks at how nesting season relates to the turtle’s ability to right itself when its on its back.
Kerrigan Tobin studies bumble bees and the parasites that infect them. She looks at how temperature impacts the ability of the bumblebee to fight off infections.