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Student Profiles 2011

Name Home School Mentor Research Project Title
Derek Bangs
Derek Bangs
UC San Diego John Chang The Activity of the Constitutive Proteasome in Various Cancer Cell Lines and the Effects of Proteasome Inhibition on Cell Survival
Caroline Broaddus
Caroline Broaddus
UC San Diego Michael Petrascheck Studying the Effects of Antidepressants and Antipsychotics on Stress Resistance in Caenorhabditis Elegans
Sherine Cheung
Sherine Cheung
UC San Diego Robert L. Sah The Biosynthetic Response of Chondrocyte Superficial Zone Protein to Laminar Flow Shear Stimulation
Matt Deshong
Matt Deshong
UC San Diego Sylvia Evans Specification of Cardiac Lineages Utilizing Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Yelena Menyaylenko
Yelena Menyaylenko
UC San Diego Ratneshwar Lal Effect and Mechanism of D-Amyloid Beta Protein on Cell Toxicity
Aaron Mitchell
Aaron Mithcell
UC San Diego Shyni Varghese Generation of a Myogenic Precursor Population from Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Chul Hyun (Charlie) Park
Chul Hyun (Charlie) Park
UC San Diego Gabriel Silva Generation of a Myogenic Precursor Population from Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Revathy Sampath-Kumar
Revathy Sampath-Kumar

UC San Diego Stuart Lipton S-Nitrosylation of Insulin Degrading Enzyme as a Link between Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease
Elizabeth Seckel
Elizabeth Seckel
UC San Diego V.S. Ramachandran Assessment of Emotiv EPOC Neuroheadset for Conducting EEG Research
Christopher Tam
Christopher Tam
UC San Diego Randolph Hastings The Effects of Protease Inhibitors on PTHrP Levels in Lung Cancer Cells
Shirley Zhang
Shirley Zhang
UC San Diego Karen Christman Assessment of Swelling and Degradation Time of PEG-Based Polymers
Nikki Bennett
Nikki Bennett
Salem College Djurdjica Coss The Role of C-Fos Transcription Factor in GnRH Neuron Development
Stephanie Berger
Stephanie Berger
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Robert L. Sah Creating a Biomechanical Gradient in PEGDA Hydrogel Scaffolds to Mimic the Natural Structure and Function of Articular Cartilage
Alecia Blaszczak
Alecia Blaszczak
Case Western Reserve University Matthias von Herrath & Philippe Pagni Combination Therapy with Anti-IL-18 Antibodies and Islet Auto-Antigen GAD65 DNA Vaccine Can Revert Recent-Onset Diabetes in the RIP-LCMV-GP Mouse Model
Matthew Boisvert
Matthew Boisvert
Bard College Robert Manilow Selective Activation of the Lateral Habenula Attenuates Depressive Behaviors
Cassandra Callmann
Cassandra Callmann
West Chester University of Pennsylvania Yitzhak Tor Synthesis and Characterization of Guanidinoneomycin-Containing Oligomers as Cellular Delivery Vehicles
Luis (Daniel) Diaz-Aguilar
Luis (Daniel) Diaz-Aguilar
Johns Hopkins University Chitra Mandyam Synthesis of ratiometric fluorescent viscosity sensors
Christine Harvey
Christine Harvey
Winthrop College Marion Sewer Determination of the Functional Significance of the Insulin-like Growth Factor Receptor in Adrenocortical Cacinoma Using an H295R IGFR Knockdown Cell Line
Kelly Holt
Kelly Holt
Harvard University Andrew McCulloch The Effects of Hypoxia on Maturation of Mechanically Stretched Neonatal Mouse Ventricular Cardiomyocytes
Scott Kanner
Scott Kanner
Muhlenberg College Gentry Patrick Evaluation of a Novel Cis-Regulatory Mechanism for Controlling Proteasome Function in Neurons
Dennis Kwon
Dennis Kwon
Duke University Douglas Nitz Hippocampal Firing in Live Rats as they Execute Different Motor Tasks
Ann Morgan
Ann Morgan
Harvard University Michael Gilson Design of a Catenane as a Drug-Delivery Vehicle
Rebecca Niewohner
Rebecca Niewohner
South Dakota State University Dwayne Stupack Investigating the Role of Integrin Alpha-4 Mediating Caspase-8 Activity
Dalila Ordonez
Dalila Ordonez
Hunter College Fred H. Gage Neuronal Activity of Newborn Dentate Granule Cells in Response to Sequential Enriched Environmental Exposures
David Pardo
David Pardo
Vanderbilt University Benjamin Yu Developmental Regulation of Enhancers During Embryonic Stem Cell and Epidermal Differentiation
Michael Parker
Michael Parker
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Deborah Spector Role of Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) Essential Regulatory Proteins in Transcription and Translation
Aaron Shank
Aaron Shank
Wright State University Fred H. Gage Validating pluripotency for a human stem cell model of Parkinson's disease
Rhea Thompson
Rhea Thompson
Drexel University Douglas Nitz The Role of the Basal Forebrain in Intelligent Adaptation of Attention
Estella Yee
Estella Yee
Willamette University Michael Sailor Preparation of Stable, Hydrophobic Photonic Crystals Using Polymer Imprints
Kayla Zuiderveen
Kayla Zuiderveen
Alma College Chris Benedict Determining the Specific Motif Required by HCMV Gene Product UL141 for Downregulation of TRAIL-R2 during Early Infection