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ASU to host Research Symposium

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by Pearlie M. Bowser

ASU students discuss project at research symposium

ASU undergraduate students are eager to display their research findings in areas such as the arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, and political science, at Albany State University’s 2nd Annual Undergraduate Research and STEM Symposium to be held at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, October 24, in the HPER Gymnasium located on the campus. Other disciplines covered include mathematical and computer sciences, biomedical and life sciences and mechanical engineering.

This year’s theme: “Research Innovative, Creative and Scientific, It’s Everybody’s Business!” allows students to demonstrate the results of their research through the use of posters and oral presentations.

The keynote speaker for the symposium is Sian Morson, founder of Kollective Mobile, a collaborative workspace for neighborhood entrepreneurs located in Atlanta.

Forty students are scheduled to participate in the poster presentations. The topics include:
· DNA Specific Sensor for Prostate Cancer Biomarkers
· The Effects of NaF on the Nervous System Activity of Planaria
· Terrorism: An in depth Look at Terrorism and Politics
· The Effects of Water Fluoridation on Weight Management and Thyroid Function in Dougherty County Georgia

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