DrLabRatOry_2014-Dec-11

Ory’s Senior Lab Rats, Fall 2014

(from left) Sabih Rahman, Lam Tran, some dude, Zack Kosak, Steve Buczek

Ory’s Senior Lab Rats, Spring 2013

(from left) Sam Fisher, some dude, Matt Ferrell


Ory’s Senior Lab Rats, Fall 2012

(from left) Chelsea Manes, Garrett Harvey, Kathryn Phillips, some dude, Christina Marvin


Ory’s Senior Lab Rats, Spring 2010
Back row: Gina Capozzeli, Nick Attanasio, Mike Dorbad, Johnna Miller
Front Row: Jeramia Ory, Shannon Ellis, Jamie Rafter


Ory’s Lab Rats, Fall 2009
Back Row: Gina Capozzeli, Nick Attanasio, Mike Dorbad, Jeramia Ory
Front Row: Johnna Miller, Shelby Trenge, Shannon Ellis, Sara Hunter

Shannon Ellis
Microarray analysis of a Δcuf1 strain of Cryptococcus neoformans suggests Cuf1p is involved in both repressor and enhancer activities.
110th General Meeting of the American Society For Microbiology. May 2010


Johnna Miller
Characterization and Isolation of Azure B Reactive Compounds from the Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.
110th General Meeting of the American Society For Microbiology. May 2010

Regina Capozzeli
Cloning and Expression of the Copper Sensitive Transcription Factor Cuf1p from Cryptococus neoformans.
86th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. April 2010


Nick Attanasio
Effects of Copper on the Expression of the CTR4 and CUF1 Genes in Different Strains of C. neoformans.
86th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. April 2010.


Shannon Ellis
Effect of Copper Concentration on Growth Morphology and Genome Wide Expression in the Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.
109th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 2009

Tanya Giuliani
Effects of Copper and Iron Levels on the Viability of Cryptococcus neoformans Strains Varying in Virulence
Biol 490 presentation, May 2009


Rose Vencak
Microbial Diversity in Susquehanna River Soil Samples
Biol 490 presentation, December 2008

Christina Boutros 
Detection of Molecular Pathways of Copper in C. neoformans Using RNA Interference
Biol 490 presentation, December 2008


Katelyn Knick
Effect of Copper on Total Protein Composition in Cryptococcus neoformans
Biol490 presentation, December 2008


Brittany Kujat
Protective Capabilities of Mannitol in C. neoformans
Biol490 presentation, May 2008

David Portonova
The Effects of Iron and Copper on the Growth of Cryptococcus neoformans
Biol490 presentation, May 2008


Ashley Starry (Dr. David Glick, co-advisor)
Competition of Local Fungal Species Grown Using Different Sugar Mediums
Biol490 presentation, May 2008

Shannon Ellis
Effects of Copper on the Growth Morphology of the Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans
(Brittany Kujat, David Portonova and Mike Portonova co-authors)
Pennsylvania Academy of Science Annual Meeting, April 2008


Jayme Doyle
Fungal Species within Local Soil
Biol490 presentation, December 2007


Mike Portonova
Effects of differing copper concentrations on the delta-cuf1 mutant of Cryptococcus neoformans
Biol490 presentation, May 2007