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Two Biology Grads’ Research Recognized at International Conference

Annette Photo Aug 11, 6 51 58 PMGabrielle Dominguez (Biology ’14) and Annette Califano (Biology ’14) each presented their undergraduate research as posters at the 51st annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society in Princeton, NJ from 8/9/14 – 8/13-14. The international meeting was attended by a diverse group of over 700 animal behaviorists from six continents.
Former research students of Dr. Matt Wund’s, both students participated in the undergraduate poster competition, in which Gabrielle was awarded honorable mention and Annette was recognized as a semifinalist. Posters were judged based upon the quality of the research, the oral presentation, the poster itself and the level of student independence on the project. Both students were recognized at the awards ceremony and received certificates and monetary prizes. Their poster titles were:
Gabrielle M. Dominguez, Haley A. Poquette and Matthew A. Wund. “Does the Intensity and Duration of Alarm Cue Exposure Affect Stickleback Anti-predator Behavior?”
Annette Califano and Matthew A. Wund. “Associative Learning in Threespine Stickleback.”
Congratulations to both Gabrielle and Annette, and to Professor Wund!