2018 Student Profiles

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Poster

Grace Alvarez Rosario
Indiana Academy’19

Calorimetric Studies of Autocatalytic Decomposition Reactions


Preceptor:
Stan Kolis, PhD
Eli Lilly and Company

Poster

Feven Araya
Ben Davis High School ‘18

Determining the role of conserved lysines and arginines in various Amot lipid binding domains

Preceptor:
Ann Kimble-Hill, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Graciela Avila
Arsenal Tech High School ‘18

NMR of Hydrophobic Environments of Enzyme Cofactors

Preceptor:
Bruce Ray, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Freya Beinart/Dylan Shelby
Richmond High School20'/19'

Pulping and Modification of Chitin from Lobster Shells for Arsenic Remediation

Preceptor:
Patrick S. Barber, PhD

Earlham College

Poster

Solomon Biak
Southport High School’ 19

Affinity of Aromatic Compounds to Lipid Vesicles

Preceptor:
Horia Petrache, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Corinne Buchanan
Greencastle High School 18'

Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Amino Alcohols

Preceptors:
Jeff Hansen, PhD
Pascal Lafontant, PhD
Depauw University

Poster

Nikki Dodd
North Central High School’19

Analysis of bone-tumor interactions using mouse mammary tumor cells


Preceptor:
Hiroki Yokota, PhD
IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Poster

Aron Gebre
Avon High School ‘20

The Effects of E-cigarette liquids on Human Periodontal Ligament Fibroblasts: Cell Proliferation, Toxicity and Cytokine Expression

Preceptors:
Ann Kimble-Hill, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Nahum Gerezgher
Cardinal Ritter High School ‘18

Using Geochemistry to Understand Indiana’s Geologic Past

Preceptor:
Bill Gilhooly, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Alexander Gordon 
Shortridge High School‘20

Synthesis of ceramic slurry for 3D printing


Preceptor:
Jing Zhang, PhD
IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Poster

Dionsia Hayes
North Central High School‘20

Optimization of sweat collection and preparation for GC-MS Analysis to Maximize VOC Detection and Biomarker Discovery

Preceptors:
Mangilal Agarwal, PhD
Amanda Siegel, PhD
IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Poster

Giancarlo Irizarry
Colegio Marista ‘19

Study of bone cells in the absence of FMR1, a molecule associated with autistic spectrum syndrome


Preceptor:
Lilian Plotkin, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Khadijah Jallow
Pike High School ‘20

Using stable isotopes to study water cycles


Preceptor:
Lixin Wang, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Grace King
Homeschool‘18

Molecular Genomics and Bioinformatics in Forensics: Saga of the Blow Fly Maggot

Preceptor:
Christine Picard, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Sherlyn Lopez-Contreras
Pike High School ‘19

The Effect of Embryonic Ethanol Exposure on the Behavior of Zebrafish

Preceptor:
Jim Marrs, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Terriana Lyles
Lawrence North High School ‘20

Characterizing monoamine oxidase as a metabolic pathway for the clearance of new chemical entities (NCEs) in the drug discovery process


Preceptor:
Anthony Borel, PhD
Eli Lilly and Company

Poster

Albert Mang
Southport High School ‘18

Twist-1-mediated transcription in the anabolic response to Wnt stimulation

Preceptor:
Alexander Robling, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Aldo Medina
Arsenal Technical High School ‘20

Using stable isotopes to study water cycles

Preceptor:
Lixin Wang, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Jose Moreno
Lawrence Central High School ‘20

The Role of Spinophilin in Parkinson Disease, drug abuse, obesity and diabetes

Preceptor:
AJ Baucum II, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Mohamed Ahmed Naji
Bloomington High School North ‘19

Electrochemical Paper-based Devices for Ions Quantification

Preceptor:
Frederique Deiss, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Sarah Nawar
Avon High School ‘19

Calcium signaling in bone

Preceptor:
Uma Sankar, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Daniel Ogunmoyero
Pike High School ‘19

Study of bone cells in the absence of FMR1, a molecule associated with autistic spectrum syndrome

Preceptor:
Lilian Plotkin, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Rania Ousman
Danville High School ‘18

Affinity of Aromatic Compounds to Lipid Vesicles

Preceptor:
Horia Petrache, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Bethany Sung Par
Perry Meridian High School ‘19

NMR of Hydrophobic Environments of Enzyme Cofactors

Preceptor:
Bruce Ray, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Fizzah Qureshi
Ben Davis High School ‘18

Injectable hydrogel as cell carriers to facilitate bone flap integration

Preceptor:
Gabe Chu, PhD
IU School of Dentistry

Poster

Rico Roberto
Arsenal Technical High School‘19

Gene expression analysis of bone and muscle in mice fed with berry-rich diets

Preceptor:
Teresita Bellido, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Omar Rosales
Arsenal Technical High School‘18

Automated Derivatization and Identification of Controlled Substances using Solid Phase Microextraction (SPME)

Preceptor:
Goodpaster, PhD
IU School of Science

Poster

Alondra Salazar
Scecina Memorial High School ‘19

In search of a cure to fatty liver disease

Preceptor:
Charlie Dong, PhD
IU School of Medicine

Poster

Run Rem Sang Bawi
Centergrove High School ‘20

Affinity of Cholesterol for Phospholipids

Preceptors:
Stephen Wassall, PhD Bruce Ray, PhD
IU School of Science

Poster

Ismail Siddeeq
Lawrence North High School ‘19

Label-Free Multiplexing Assay of microRNA in biological fluids

Preceptor:
Rajesh Sardar, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Bawi Sung
Southport High School ‘19

Using geochemistry to study the microbial ecology of lakes

Preceptor:
Bill Gilhouly, PhD
IUPUI School of Science

Poster

Feven Welde
Brownsburg High School‘19

Expression and Purification of Periplasmic Nitrate Reductase

Preceptor:
Partha Basu, PhD
IUPUI School of Science