Grove City College biology students and faculty presented
papers and posters at the Pennsylvania Academy of Science Meeting at the
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Campus and at the Northeast Fish and Wildlife
Conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., this April.
Grove City College students Kaitlyn Bailey ’15, Luke Latario
’14 and Stacey Senter ’15 along with Grove City College alumni Marie Casey ’12,
Megan Osborne ’09, Michelle Peck ’10, Richard Toth ’10 and E.C. Vroegindeway
’09 presented a poster titled “Use of DNA Fingerprinting to Determine the
Breeding Patterns of Urban and Rural White-tailed Deer Herds,” at both the
Pennsylvania Academy of Science Meeting and at the Northeast Fish and Wildlife
Daniel Ackerman ’14, Erin Eperthener ’15, Bethany Lashbrook
’14, Alex Rankin ’13 and Jedediah Seltzer ’14 presented a paper titled
“Examining Deer Dispersal Patterns through Mitochondrial DNA” at the Annual
Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science.
Claire Haines ’13, James Kintzing ’14 and Stephanie Wood ’13
presented a poster titled “A Comparison of Eastern and Western Coyote
Mitochondrial DNA.” Dr. Frederic J. Brenner, professor of biology at the
College, was a co-author and research supervisor of all presentations.
Brenner recently had a paper titled “Impact of Chemical
Fertilizer and Pesticides on Aquatic Microcosms” accepted for publication in
the Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. The paper was
co-authored by Grove City College alumni Rachel Brockhage ’12, Michael Henry
’94 and Abigail M. Jones ’11 along with current student David J. Smeltzer ’13.