Archive for April, 2016

Abstract: Modeling Remyelination in Multiple Sclerosis

By • Apr 30th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello! My name is Matthew McGuinness, and I’m a neuroscience major and mathematics minor, about to begin an Honors fellowship during this summer of 2016! My research involves creating a computer model of regeneration of cells in multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis is caused when the body’s immune system attacks support cells of the central nervous…
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Abstract: Photocontrol of pH via Doped Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles

By • Apr 30th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello hello! My name is Aaron Bayles, and I’m a junior at the College. Since the Fall semester of 2014, I have worked in Dr. Harbron’s chemistry lab, investigating a particular set of fluorescent polymer nanoparticles that can release acid into a solution upon irradiation by UV light, and track the amount of acid released by…
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Defense Done!

By • Apr 29th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I just defended this morning and got honors! This has been a long project and a challenging one from beginning to end. It has been really tough this past month fitting in all the revisions. I ended up rewriting my second section from the ground up and that took a lot longer than expected and…
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Conclusion and looking to the next golem authors

By • Apr 29th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Finally, this study returns to the idea of the golem as a palimpsest. Scholars have argued that the legend of the golem can be viewed as a palimpsest, a manuscript, on which text is written, erased, and rewritten. Authors do this when they rewrite the legend for their own purposes, deleting and inscribing the meanings…
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Finis Ghetto

By • Apr 29th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

In December of 1896 a massive explosion was heard in the Old Town of Prague. Forty-five houses in Josefov,[1] the Jewish Quarter, and nine more houses just outside the district had been destroyed by dynamite. This explosion was the beginning of the Finis Ghetto program, an urban renewal project that over the next sixteen years…
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Updated Introduction!

By • Apr 29th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Where is the soul to be breathed into me? Why don’t you open up my eyes and see? Where is the tongue, where are the teeth, where is The blood that is to be poured into me? What am I to become now? A blind man? A crippled man, who’s deaf and holds his tongue?…
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How-to Perform Educational Research

By • Apr 29th, 2016 • Category: history research, Honors Thesis, Research, research paper

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Special Thanks and What the Future Holds

By • Apr 28th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Acknowledgments: I would just like to take the time to thank all of the people who have made my research experience here at William & Mary possible. First and foremost, my principal investigator Dr. Mark Forsyth has been the best role model, supporter, encourager, and friend a student could ever ask for. Mark has been…
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Conclusions

By • Apr 28th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

“Previous studies have connected the importance of H. pylori adherence to induction of host immune response (Ishijimi et al., 2011; Oleasetro et al., 2008). In particular, SabA is a key protein of interest. SabA-positive status is positively correlated with the formation of gastric pathologies in Western H. pylori strains (Yamaoka et al., 2002). In 2005,…
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Future Directions

By • Apr 28th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Here are some ideas for future experiments as an extension of my work with sabA: Examine whether SabA-mediated increased adherence increases CagA translocation and NF-KB activation in AGS cells Examine function of SabB. Is it an adhesin? If not, what is it’s function? SabA-mediated adhesion may not increase IL-8, but how about HopD-mediated adhesion? HopZ? OipA?…
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