Lakehead University will be participating in the 23rd National Conference in Undergraduate Research from April 16-18. Hosted by the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse, this conference regularly hosts 2,000 students and their faculty mentors to present their research through posters, oral presentations, visual arts, and performances.
Lakehead University will be sending six students, two from the Department of Biology. Most of the research was conducted last summer under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
"Primer Design and PCR Optimization for Evolutionary Studies into Fresh Water Drum"
Faculty Mentor, Dr. Joseph Carney
"Effects of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 mutants on the growth of Listeria biofilms"
Faculty Mentor, Dr. Heidi Schraft