Lycoming College biology students present at conference

Lycoming College biology students and faculty members recently attended the 89th annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science held at the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford.

The following were presented during the event:

“Monitoring Nutrient and Sediment Loads and Effectiveness of Farm BMPs,” a poster by Quentin Reinford, a senior from McAlisterville.

“Biological response of two North Central PA Streams after the Flood of September 2011,” a poster by Fred Rogers, a senior from South Williamsport.

“A Novel Pedobacter species Isolated from a Freshwater Creek,” a poster by Dillon Snyder, a junior from Montoursville.

“The Assembly and Annotation of the Chryeobacterium halifense Genome,” an oral presentation by Thomas Sontag, a junior from East Norriton.

“Purification of Flexirubin pigments from Chryseobacterium,” an oral presentation by Jordan Krebs, a senior from Roaring Spring, and Andrew Gale, a sophomore from Levittown.

“Average-Nucleotide Identity protein-coding (ANIpc): Novel Gnomic-Based Method to Differentiate Bacterial Species,” a poster by Krebs, Gale and Sontag.