2011 Student Profiles

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Poster

Samantha Addvensky
George Washington Community High School '12

Activation of the betaine transporter in kidney

Preceptor:
Stephen Kempson, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Susanna Adjei
Plainfield High School '12

Measurements of open times of ion channels in biological membranes.

Preceptor:
Bruce Ray, PhD. & Horia Petrache, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Gabriela Alvarado
George Washington Community High School '13

Enhancing CPR skills utilizing simulation education and evaluation

Preceptor:
Scott Engum , MD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Daniella Ifeoma Ashibuogwu
Franklin Central High School '12

Effect of casting solvent on Tg of high polymer films

Preceptor:
Gregory Smith, PhD, Victor Chen, PhD, and Jie Lieu, PhD
Indianapolis Museum of Art

Poster

DaiJah Asumang
Covenant Christian High School '12

Cell division of fetal alcohol syndrome

Preceptor:
James Marrs, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Roshni Bag
University High School of Indiana '13

The effect of Angiotensin II and Apocynin on acute kidney injury

Preceptor:
David Basile, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Belli Bonhomme
Ben Davis High School '10

Gold nanoprism edge-length dependent biosensing

Preceptor:
Rajesh Sardar, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Micah Brown
Hoosier Academy High School '12

Role of voltage-dependent K+ channels in the control of coronary blood flow

Preceptor:
Johnathan Tune, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Jacob Burton-Edwards
Hamilton Southeastern High School '11

The role of Mig 6 in beta cell death

Preceptor:
Patrick Fueger, PhD
Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research, IU School of Medicine

Poster

Gabriela Cabello
Ben Davis High School '12

Does Rtr1 prevent transcription-induced recombination'

Preceptor:
Amber Mosley, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Andrea Cardoso
North Central High School '12

Serotonin transporter knockout rats have an increased respiratory and behavioral responses to a panicogenic hypercapnic challenge

Preceptor:
Philip L. Johnson, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Jeffrey Chen
Park Tudor High School '13

How to combine expert metadata with user tagging to improve health literacy of web users

Preceptor:
Malika Mahoui, PhD
IUPUI School of Informatics

Poster

Nandita Chittajallu
Pike High School '11

The role of NADPH oxidase in age-related collateral growth impairment

Preceptor:
Steven Miller, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Kathleen DeBrota
Zionsville Community High School '12

Roles of cytokines on modulating myeloid-derived suppressor cells

Preceptor:
Chinghai Kao, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Zita Erbowor-Becksen
Avon High School '12

Shifting the specificity of a proteolytic enzyme by site-specific modification of amino acids

Preceptor:
John Hale, PhD & Jesus Gutierrez, PhD
Eli Lilly & Co.

Poster

Karen Garcia
Ben Davis High School '12

Nanofibers produced by an electrospinning process for stem cell culture

Preceptor:
Jiliang Li, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Brian Harvey
Cathedral High School '12

Social networking: elucidating the neural circuitry of familiarity in the rat

Preceptor:
William Truitt, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Rachel Hawn
Warren Central High School '12

Identification and separation of nucleotides and drug metabolites on high performance liquid chromatography

Preceptor:
H. N. Jayaram, PhD
VA Medical Center, IU School of Medicine

Poster

Leilah Hendricks-Forrest
Broad Ripple High School '12

Urban gardening initiative

Preceptor:
Gabe Filippelli, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Charles Irving
Irvington Preparatory Academy '12

Ultra sensitive glucose sensing

Preceptor:
Rajesh Sardar, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Anish Karlapudi
Indiana Academy '12

Synthesis of quinolines related to Lavendamycin

Preceptor:
Robert Erik Sammelson, PhD
Ball State University

Poster

Hannah Kassab
Pike High School '13

Effect of transport mutations on antimicrobial resistance of H. ducreyi

Preceptor:
Margaret Bauer, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Namratha Kolur
Carmel High School '12

Development and verification of a quantitation tool for on-line mass spectrometry in drug substance development

Preceptor:
Mark LaPack, PhD
Eli Lilly and Company

Poster

Akhil Kulkarni
Hamilton Southeastern High School '12

Effects of hyperglycemia on adipose stromal cells

Preceptor:
Rajashekhar Gangaraju, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Lakenvia Ledford
Lawrence North High School '11

SRFit and landscape

Preceptor:
Nicole Keith, PhD
IUPUI School of Physical Education & Tourism Management

Poster

Kevin Line
Irvington Preparatory Academy '11

Analysis of dissolvable tobacco

Preceptor:
John Goodpaster, PhD
PUI School of Science

Poster

Jessany Maldonado
Warren Central High School '11

Chondrogenic differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells

Preceptor:
Nalini Kulkari, MS
Eli Lilly and Company

Poster

Madelyn Miller
Fishers High School '12

Cigarette smoke induced autophagy in alveolar macrophages

Preceptor:
Irina Petrache, MD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Terry Ming
Carmel High School '12

Interaction of N-cadherin/Beta-catenin in Fanc deficient mice and its influence on MSC differentiation

Preceptor:
Feng-Chun Yang, MD, PhD
Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research, IU School of Medicine

Poster

Ruben Naoye
Brebeuf Jesuit College Preparatory School '12



Preceptor:
Christopher Burlak, PhD
IUPUI School of Medicine

Poster

Ngun HleiTial Nawlthang
Southport High School '11

Origin of the acyl groups in the alkamides of Echinacea

Preceptor:
Robert Minto, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Kwame Newton
University High School of Indiana '11

Use of hydrofluoric acid as an aid to matte paint binder analysis by FTIR

Preceptor:
Gregory Smith, PhD
Indianapolis Museum of Art

Poster

Biak Chin Par
Southport High School '12

Structural NMR of hen egg white oromucoid, a glycosylated kazal family serine proteinase inhibitor

Preceptor:
Bruce Ray, PhD & Horia Petrache, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Liliana Patino
Warren Central High School '13

Gene Expression on Zebrafish

Preceptor:
James Marrs, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Pranoti Pradhan
Hamilton Southeastern High School '13

Tryptophan hydroxylase 2 effects on bone metabolism

Preceptor:
Alexander G. Robling, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Imani Rameses
Warren Central High School '12

Genetics and altered development on Down syndrome mice

Preceptor:
Randall J. Roper, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Kishan Sangani
Avon High School '12

Evaluation of heart sounds using simulation

Preceptor:
Scott Engum, MD
Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall

Poster

Sahil Sanghani
Carmel High School '12

Social networking: elucidating the neural circuitry of familiarity in the rat

Preceptor:
William Truitt, PhD
School of Medicine

Poster

Jonah David Siegel
The Indiana Academy '12

Impact of age-related oxidant stress on mechanisms mediating flow-mediated collateral growth

Preceptor:
Steven J. Miller, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Brooke Gabrielle Sloss
Warren Central High School '12

Mediator of transcription regulation

Preceptor:
Yuhiro Takagi, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Derek Isaiah Sloss
Warren Central High School '11

Silencing of human NMNAT-1 and NMNAT-3 gene expression in human colorectal cancer cells

Preceptor:
H. N. Jayaram, PhD & Praveen Kusumanchi
VA Medical Center, IU School of Medicine

Poster

Morrent Thang
Southport High School '12

Cloning and functional characterization of a putative fatty acid desaturase from Dictyostelium discoideum

Preceptor:
Brenda Blacklock, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Sui Tin Tial
Southport High School '11

Relationship between dyslipidemia and hypertension in ZDSD, a new rodent model of metabolic syndrome

Preceptor:
C. Subah Packer, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Hlawn Tlem
Southport High School '11

Relationship between dyslipidemia and hypertension in ZDSD, a new rodent model of metabolic syndrome

Preceptor:
C. Subah Packer, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Vaibhav Vavilala
Carmel High School '13

Studying protein-protein interactions using structural knowledge

Preceptor:
Mathew J. Palakal, PhD & Meeta Pradhan, PhD
IUPUI School of Informatics