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Lycoming College biology students Brianna Lutz, Jordan Krebs, Jessica Lehman and Dillon Snyder attended the 88th Annual Pennsylvania Academy of Science Meeting at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pa., March 30-April 1.
Krebs, a junior biology and chemistry major, gave an oral presentation describing his research project conducted under the supervision of Dr. Jeffrey Newman, associate professor of biology, titled "Genome Sequencing of Lycomia zaccaria gen. nov sp. nov., Chryseobacterium haifense, and Kaistella koreensis and Comparison to Two Closely Related Genomes."
Krebs won first place out of more than 50 undergraduate oral.
Lutz, a senior biology major, presented a poster describing her research project conducted under the supervision of Dr. David Broussard, assistant professor of biology, titled, "The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Sympathetic Nervous System Output During Induced Mental Stress."
Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.