Scholars Week is a week-long showcase of academic pursuits and research among the academic departments. The week culminates in a university-wide Scholars Day Exposition held on the campus at Middle Tennessee State University. This event covers the scholarship conducted during the fall and spring semesters.
Scholars Day showcases the same academic rigor as Scholars Week, but instead is a one day event showcasing the academic pursuits and research during the summer semester.
(Middle Tennessee State University, 2015-03-20)
Qureshi, Nausheen; Behavioral & Health Sciences
Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is essential for cellular processes in many organisms, including humans and nematodes. A prior study found that reduced folate levels led to an increase in nematode lifespan. The purpose of this study was to determine if folate biosynthesis mutations could also affect lifespan in the model organism, budding yeast. Yeast have five folate biosynthesis genes, one