2012 Student Profiles

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Poster

Rebecca Abaddi
Hamilton Southeastern High School '13

Comparing the incidence of cardiovascular disease risk factors among fitness center members who are from high and low socioeconomic groups

Preceptor:
NiCole R. Keith, PhD
IUPUI School of Physical Education and Tourism Management

Poster

Adenike Adeyemo
Ben Davis High School '13

Development of a Novel Mouse Femoral Isograft Carrier Model for Assessing Bone Healing

Preceptor:
Melissa A. Kacena, PhD
IUPUI School of Medicine

Poster

Susanna Adjei
Plainfield High School '12

Measurements of lipid-protein interaction

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

Poster

Caleb Akers
Roncalli High School '13

Bringing new information-generating technologies to Eli Lilly and Company

Preceptor:
Mark LaPack, PhD
Eli Lilly and Company

Poster

Abimbola Akintomide
Northwest Community High School '13

Force Sensor in Aide of Chest Compressions

Preceptor:
Scott Engum, MD
Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall IU School of Medicine

Poster

Samuel Arregui
Brebeuf Jesuit High School '12

Evaluation of parenteral lipid emulsions for prevention of hypoxic and ischemic/reperfusion injury in cultured cardiomyocytes

Preceptor:
Rafat Siddiqui, PhD
IU Methodist Hospital

Poster

Roshni Bag
University High School of Indiana '13

Are the niche cells critical for bone marrow failure?

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

Poster

Jesus Bazan
Lawrence Central High School'14

Animal welfare: the foundation for scientific research

Preceptor:
Debra Hickman, DVM, MS
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Ephraim Belayneh
Ben Davis High School '14

System biology approach to understand miRNA in pancreatic cancer

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

Poster

Gabriela 'Gigi' Cabello
Ben Davis High School '12

The CTD phosphatase rtr1 is regulated by CTDK-I

Preceptor:
Amber Mosley, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Ai-Xin Chen
Zionsville Community High School '12

Expression Analysis in Cranial Neural Crest Cells

Preceptor:
Tony (Anthony) Firulli, PhD
Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatrics Research, IU School of Medicine

Poster

Rushvi Desai
Carmel High School '13

An aggregate outlook on the effects of both risk factors and demographics on preterm births using statistical analysis

Preceptor:
Malika Mahoui, PhD
The Polis Center at IUPUI IUPUI School of Informatics

Poster

Lindsay Egan
Westfield High School '13

Analysis of self-interaction of therapeutic antibodies by dynamic light scattering

Preceptor:
Jirong Lu, PhD
Eli Lilly and Company

Poster

Sally England
Southport High School '12

Uterine leiomyomas and breast tissue abnormalities: is there a connection?

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

Poster

Karen Garcia
Ben Davis High School '12

Method optimization to improve recoveries of higher molecular-weight PACs from an asphalt matrix

Preceptor:
Linda Osborn
Heritage Environmental Services

Poster

Priyanka Ghosh
Bloomington High School South '13

The Relationship between Phonological Processing and Arithmetic Ability

Preceptor:
Sharlene Newman, PhD
Indiana University, Bloomington

Poster

Devyn Hayes
Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School '13

The mechanism of double strand break repairs in yeast

Preceptor:
Anna Malkova, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Leilah Hendricks-Forrest
Broad Ripple High School '12

Micro-Spatial Analysis of Lead in Urban Gardens

Preceptor:
Gabe Filippelli, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Emily Higgs
Zionsville Community High School '13

miR-192 increases pancreatic cancer cell growth in 3-D culture

Preceptor:
Murray Korc, MD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Daniel Hnin
Southport High School '12

Fibrin Network Formation Under Flow Conditions

Preceptor:
Elliot D. Rosen, PhD & Bruce Ray, PhD
IU School of Medicine & IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Carmen Hu
Lawrence North High School '13

Regulation of coronary blood flow in health and disease

Preceptor:
Johnathan Tune, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Charles Irving
Irvington Preparatory Academy '12

Catalytic activity of polymer functionalized anisotropic gold nanoparticles

Preceptor:
Rajesh Sardar, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Hannah Kassab
Pike High School '13

Characterization of antimicrobial peptide resistance conferred by phosphoethanolamine transferases in Haemophilus ducreyi

Preceptor:
Margaret Bauer, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Nathan Kassab
Pike High School '14

Profiling GLP1 peptides by mass spectrometry in tissues

Preceptor:
Jesus Gutierrez, PhD
Eli Lilly and Company

Poster

Mariah Keane
Warren Central High School '13

Effects of nociceptin receptor agonist Ro64,6198 treatment on opioid peptide expression in the CNS of alcohol preferring rats

Preceptor:
Michael Statnick, PhD
Eli Lilly and Company

Poster

Jatana Ketterman
Warren Central High School '14

Examining the role of PAX6 in neural development using human induced pluripotent stem cells

Preceptor:
Jason S. Meyer, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Victoria Kreyden
University High School of Indiana '13

Effects of sex hormones on lung endothelial cell growth

Preceptor:
Tim Lahm, MD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Akshay Kumar
Carmel High School '13

Identification of a specific protein motif that is modified by PARP-14

Preceptor:
Shreevrat Goenka, PhD
Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatrics Research, IU School of Medicine

Poster

Jacob Lucas
Arsenal Technical High School '13

Molecular dynamics simulations for small acid soluble proteins

Preceptor:
Jingzhi Pu, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Ryan Lucas
Arsenal Technical High School '13

The effects of ethanol on cell adhesion in zebra fish embryos

Preceptor:
James Marrs, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Shizen Moh
Carmel High School '14

LAL in cancer metastasis

Preceptor:
Cong Yang, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Umaymah Mohammad
Hamilton Southeastern High School '14

Signaling pathways involved in protecting human brain tumor cells from endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced death

Preceptor:
Maria T. Rizzo, MD
IU Methodist Hospital

Poster

Ruben Naoye
Brebeuf Jesuit College Preparatory School '12

Identifying the targets of human antibodies in xenotransplantion

Preceptor:
Christopher Burlak, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Collin Nguyen
Avon High School '13

Effects of a suffocation stimuli "hypercapnia" on physiology, behavior and neural circuits responses

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

Poster

Phuong 'Wendy' Nguyen
Franklin Central High School '13

The effect of EMMPRIN on lung vascular endothelial growth factor expression

Preceptor:
Irina Petrache, MD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Biak Chin Par
Southport High School '12

Effects of deglycosation on the glycosylated Kazal family serine proteinase inhibitor hen egg white ovamucoid

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

Poster

Rushil Patibandla
Hamilton Southeastern High School '14

The effects of serotonin depletion in the basolateral amygdala on social anxiety and conditioned fear

Preceptor:
Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD
Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, IU School of Medicine

Poster

Liliana Patino
Warren Central High School '13

The role of Wnt signaling in zebrafish fin regeneration

Preceptor:
James Marrs, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Sharmila Paul
Carmel High School '14

Role of Tet2 in lymphomagenesis

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

Poster

Pranoti Pradhan
Hamilton Southeastern High School '13

Parathyroid hormone efficacy in mice lacking Wnt co-receptors LRP5 and LRP6

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

Poster

Imani Ramses
Warren Central High School '12

Correlation between cardiac and neurological deficits in infants with Down syndrome

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

Poster

Abinand Rejimon
Carmel High School '13

Systems biology approach for understanding the genes and pathways present in non-small and small cell lung cancer

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

Poster

Munajj Siddeeq
Lawrence Central High School '13

The mechanism of double strand break repairs in yeast

Preceptor:
Anna Malkova, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Petr Sliva
Lawrence Central High School '13

The impact of age-related oxidant stress on mechanisms mediating collateral growth

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

Poster

Olivia Smith
Pike High School '14

Correlates of selecting BodPod assessments among urban fitness center members

Preceptor:
NiCole R. Keith, PhD
IUPUI School of Physical Education and Tourism Management

Poster

Melinda Song
Carmel High School '13

Effects of ethanol exposure on epigenetic mechanisms in the Caenorhabditis elegans model

Preceptor:
Feng C. Zhou, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Austin Stults
Indiana Academy '13

Modifying the synthesis of fluoxetine and duloxetine

Preceptor:
Robert E. Sammelson, PhD
Ball State University

Poster

Amitha Sundaram
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School'13

Stem-cell-enhanced nerve regeneration to the larynx

Preceptor:
Stacey L. Halum, MD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Naeem Tai
Ben Davis High School '12

Pose model switching for robust face tracking

Preceptor:
Gavriil Tsechpenakis, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Tianyu 'Tony' Tan
Carmel High School '13

Amiodarone as an inhibitor of SK2 channel currents

Preceptor:
Tomohiko Ai, MD, PhD & Zhenhui Chen, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Ninad Thanawala
Fishers High School '13

Identifying perinatal risk factors for low birth weight using data mining

Preceptor:
Malika Mahoui, PhD & Neil Devadasan, PhD
IUPUI School of Informatics & IUPUI Polis Center

Poster

Stephanie Tinsley
Warren Central High School '13

Gene therapy for colorectal cancer

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

Poster

Shreya Veera
Carmel High School '12

Sost deletion as a prophylaxis for disuse osteoporosis

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

Poster

Carmen Vernon
Ben Davis High School '13

Molecular mechanisms for the inhibition of metastatic behavior of breast cancer cells by ganodermanotriol (GDNT)

Preceptor:
Daniel Sliva, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Jonas Wang
Carmel High School '13

Computational modeling of neuron morphology in the Drosophila larval brain.

Preceptor:
Gavriil Tsechpenakis, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Odette Zero
The International School of Indiana '13

Osteoblast migration is regulated by the tyrosine kinase Pyk2

Preceptor:
Angela Bruzzaniti, PhD
IU School of Dentistry

Poster

Baizhen Zhu
Zionsville Community High School '14

Quantification of microglial cells in the hippocampus following TBI

Preceptor:
Jinhui Chen, MD, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Van Zi
Southport High School '13

Cholesterol binding to phospholipid

Preceptor:
Steven R. Wassall, PhD & Bruce Ray, PhD
IUPUI School of Science