Thursday, August 2, 2018 - Flaum Atrium
- 9:30am – 10:30am: even posters presentation
- 10:30am - 11:30am: odd posters presentation
Sara Alfieri, Colorado State University
Mentor: Jeffrey Hayes, Ph.D.
Title: Reactivity of selected cysteine substitutions in histone H3 in H3/H4 tetramers, tetramer-DNA complexes and nucleosomes
Authors: Sarah Alfieri, Laxmi Narayan Mishra, Ph.D., Prasoon Jaya, Jeffrey J. Hayes, Ph.D.
MaryJane Been, Coe College
Mentor: Catherine K. Kuo, Ph.D.
Title: Culturing Embryonic Chick Tendon Cells in Physiological Levels of Oxygen in Vitro
Authors: MaryJane Been, Phong Nguyen, M.S., Catherine K. Kuo, Ph.D.
Sebrena Brink, Claflin College
Mentor: Ania K. Majewska, Ph.D.
Title: Characterization of astrocytes and neurons following pharmacological depletion of microglia in the visual cortex
Authors: Sebrena M. Brink, Monique S. Mendes, Ania K. Majewska, Ph.D.
Alexander Chirokikh, SUNY Stony Brook
Mentor: Roman A. Eliseev, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Characterization of primary bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell populations amongst varying isolation techniques
Authors: Alexander A. Chirokikh, Brianna H. Shares, Roman A. Eliseev, M.D., Ph.D.
Miriam Dilts, Brigham Young University
Mentor: Patricia M. White, Ph.D.
Title: Effect of CA-ERBB2 signaling on hearing recovery
Authors: Miriam Dilts, Jingyuan Zhang, Ph.D., Patricia M. White, Ph.D.
Benjamin Hauk, College of William and Mary
Mentor: Hugh Xia, Ph.D.
Title: The PDZ binding domain is critical for COX-2 localization
Authors: Benjamin Hauk, Makaia Papasergi-Scott, Ph.D., Karl Foley, Hugh Xia, Ph.D.
Melissa Kingue, Macalaster College
Mentor: John J. Foxe, Ph.D.
Title: Mobile Brain and Body Imaging (MoBI) in analyzing the effects of cognitive load on gait metrics
Authors: Melissa Kingue, David P. Richardson, Pragathi Priyahardsini, Ph.D., Kevin A. Mazurek, Ph.D, Ian DeAndrea-Lazarus, Edward G. Freedman, Ph.D., John J. Foxe, Ph.D.
Alejandra Lorenzen, University of Texas at San Antonio
Mentor: Tingting Yang, Ph.D.
Title: Probing critical residues involved in ATP-dependent activation of bestrophin ion channels
Authors: Alejandra Lorenzen, Changyi Ji, Yu Zhang, Tingting Yang
Marisa McGrath, Wake Forest University
Mentor: Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.
Title: Immunofluorescence reveals Influenza B inhibits infectivity of Influenza A in MDCK cells
Authors: Marisa McGrath, Andrew Smith, Jeff Chamberlain, Stephen Dewhurst
Ashley Melendez, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Mentor: Benoit Biteau, Ph.D.
Title: Sox100B is required in the ovary peritoneal muscle sheath development in Drosophila melanogaster
Authors: Ashley J. Melendez1, Benoit Biteau2, Ph.D.
Philipp Melendez, San Francisco State University
Mentor: Hucky Land, Ph.D.
Title: Exploring mechanisms that drive acquired tumor resistance to dual inhibition of glycolysis and serine biosynthesis
Authors: Philipp Melendez, Bradley Smith, and Hucky Land
Amanda Mitchell, Columbia University
Mentor: Joe V. Chakkalakal, Ph.D.
Title: CCR2 receptor revealed as a molecular link between inflammation and impaired skeletal muscle stem cell function in aging
Authors: Amanda Mitchell, Romeo Blanc, Ph.D., Joe V. Chakkalakal, Ph.D.
Hannah Nichols, Louisiana Tech University
Mentor: Laurel H. Carney, Ph.D.
Title: Integrating mode-locking phenomena into a computational model of the inferior colliculus of the auditory system
Authors: Hannah Nichols, Laurel H. Carney, Ph.D.
David Nickels, University of Rochester
Mentor: Keith Nehrke, Ph.D.
Title: L- and D-2-Hydroxyglutarate Dehydrogenases in C. elegans
Authors: David Nickels, John Bennett, Keith Nehrke
Erin Nolan, Winona State University
Mentor: Michael Welte, Ph.D.
Title: Timing is important; a time course of importin binding on lipid droplets
Authors: Erin Nolan, Roxan Stephenson, Michael Welte, Ph.D.
Chloe Qiu, Wesleyan University
Mentor: Richard Burack, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Preparation of follicular lymphoma specimen for TP53 genomic analysis
Authors: Rong (Chloe) Qiu, Diana Adlowitz, Ph.D., Philip Rock, W. Richard Burack, M.D., Ph.D.
Rojina Shrestha, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mentor: David I. Yule, Ph.D.
Title: The Effect of imperacalcin on inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor mediated calcium release
Authors: Rojina Shrestha, Lara E. Terry, David I. Yule
Ellen Wang, Pomona College
Mentor: M. Kerry O’Banion, M.D., Ph.D., and John Olschowka, Ph.D.
Title: Gas6 Reduces Microglial Inflammatory Responses: Potential Therapeutic for Alzheimer’s Disease?
Authors: Ellen Wang, Laura Owlett, Dawling Dionisio-Santos, Elizabeth Belcher, M. Kerry O’Banion, M.D., Ph.D., John Olschowka, Ph.D.
Matthew Wang, Johns Hopkins University
Mentor: David Auerbach, Ph.D.
Title: Cardiac electrical and autonomic disturbances surrounding seizure clusters in patients with intractable epilepsy
Authors: Matthew Wang, Xiaojuan Xia, Ph.D., Jean-Philippe Couderc Ph.D., David Auerbach Ph.D.
Adelaide Weidner, SUNY Geneseo
Mentor: Patricia J. Sime, Ph.D.
Title: Cross-organ application of microRNA therapy for fibrosis
Authors: Adelaide E. Weidner, Ashley R. Rackow, Thomas H. Thatcher, R. Matthew Kottmann, Patricia J. Sime