The following projects are recent examples of independent research projects performed by Ohio Wesleyan students at Ohio Wesleyan either during the academic year or during the summer through the Summer Science Research Program (SSRP).
More independent research projects (listed by student last name; faculty mentor in parentheses):
Dana Beach & Mallory McCorkle (Ambegaokar): Optimization of differentiating glioblastoma-derived cells (SH-SY5Y) into neuronal-like cells.
Amanda Barry (Ambegaokar): Effects of curcumin in Drosophila models of tau-induced toxicity.
Beau Forrester (Ambegaokar): Recording neural activity from the freshwater snails Helisoma and Lymnae.
Emily Scott (Yates & Ambegaokar): Effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on the subcellular process of autophagy.