Student Research Presented, Published
May 31, 2013
Padideh Danaee, who earned a master of science degree in computer science in January, presented "Pseudo-Knotted RNA Secondary Structure Detection Using Artificial Neural Network" at the 9th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications May 20-22 in Charlotte, N.C. The paper was co-authored by Shawn X. Wang, chair and professor of computer science, and Kevin Wortman, assistant professor of computer science.
Biology graduate student Calvin Duncan co-authored two papers on his study of immunocontraceptive methods to control bison population on Catalina Island. "The Use of Immunocontraceptive Porcene Zona Pellucida to Manage Free-Ranging Bison (Bison Bison) on Catalina Island" will be published in an upcoming issue of Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, and "Phenotypic Effects of Cattle Mitochondrial DNA in American Bison" was published in the December 2012 issue of Conservation Biology.