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Hall of Honor - Summer Research Internship Program

Summer Research Internship Program
SRIP attendees, their undergraduate schools, and project titles.

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Class of 2012
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Joycelyn Akamune - University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Localization of TAR-DNA Binding Protein (TDP-43) in Mouse Testis
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Alya Elsayed-Ali - University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Analysis of Phosphospecific Antibodies Targeting Lipin 1
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Zulai Amadu - Hunter College
Effects of Id3 Common and Variant Alleles on E2A Protein Binding to DNA
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Daniel Amor - Villanova University
Identifying Francisella Mutants Defective in Uptake & Creating a Bioluminescent Francisella Strain
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Laura Battisti - Rochester Institute of Technology
TSHZ3: A Candidate Gene Influencing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
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Tyler Beckler - Gardner-Webb University
Analysis of a Genetic Locus to Identify Markers of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
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Katie Bitting - Sweet Briar College
The Synthesis of Thiadiazoles as a Potential Leukemia Treatment
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Josh Burkholder - Howard University
Continuing Research Suggests that the Disruption of Secondary Messenger cGMP Synthesis within the Kidney Effectively Inhibits Natiuresis
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Emily Kelly Castro - University of Puerto Rico- Mayaguez Campus
IL-4 Induces Expression of Dab2 by PKC and PI3K Dependant Pathway
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Stephanie Davis - Oakwood University
BPA Alterations on Aggression and Anxiety
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Shaneise Ellis - Norfolk State Universisty
Determining the Sensitivity of Human Ovarian Cancer Cells to the Sphingolipid Biosynthesis Inhibitor Myriocin
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Antonio Esparza - University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Nitazoxanide and Analogues Inhibit Biofilm Production in E. coli and S. epidermidis
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Linwood Joyner, II - North Carolina State University
Exploring Roles of Intestinal Cell Kinase (ICK) in Malnutrition & Cryptosporidium Infection
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Yohannes Ghenbot - University of Maryland College Park
trans-Sodium Crocetinate, a Novel Neuroprotectant for Ischemic Injury
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Angelica Gonzalez Sanchez - University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
The Effect of the Aurora Kinases on the Transcriptional Activity of the Androgen Receptor
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Tamara Haque - Virginia Commonwealth University
Cryptosporidium Speciation
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Omi Idassi - North Carolina A&T State University
Orf61 & the Regulation of Virulence Factors in Bacterial Strains
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Ivonne Lollett - Florida International University
Tracking Stability of LPS Synthesis Proteins in the Pseudomonas aeruginosa Clinical Isolate 2192
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Alex Ayon Loza - University of California Santa Cruz
Expression of Francisella tularensis Siderophore Biosynthetic Genes Using the pBAD Expression System in E. coli
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Agape Lucas - North Carolina Agric & Tech State University
Tick Screening Project: Rickettsia and Ehrlichia
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Nelitza Martinez Vega - Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
Transcriptional Regulatory Network Pseudomonas aeruginosa UCB-PP PA14
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Alexandra Navarro - University of Texas at El Paso
Identifying a CXCL10 Chemokine Target in Bacillus anthracis Spores
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Tshifhiwa Nefefe - University of Venda
Anti-cancer Activities of Broccoli-derived Chemopreventive Compounds: Role of Fatty Acid Synthase
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Erica Pursell - University of Arizona
Measuring Flexibility of the Inner Ear Sensory Epithelium: Is Stiffness Associated With Regeneration?
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Yesenia Reyes - The University of Texas at Dallas
Amyloid Detection in Bordetella bronchiseptica
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Carlos Santos Perez - University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
Dax 1 and WT 1: Novel Regulators of LHß Transcription
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Tshifhiwa Tambani - University of Venda
Screening of Molecules that can Inhibit the Activity of HIV-1-C Proteins
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Benny Walker - Purdue University
Silencing Hyperactive Neurons: Genetic Engineering a Treatment for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and Neuropathic Pain
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John Wiggins - Old Dominion University
SNP Prompts Insulin Transport by Increasing Txnip-mediated S-nitrosylation

 

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Class of 2011
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Fayeza Aliou - CUNY Herbert H. Lehman College
Identification of Proteins that Control LXR (liver x-receptor) Anti-atherogenic Activity
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Priscilla Amara - Benedict College
NF-kB (p65) Transcription – Independent Regulation of Bim: Preventing Anoikis through Novel Mechanisms
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Uriah Aurora Astorga - University of Texas at El Paso
Biphasic Effects of Androgen on LH beta Transcription
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Carlos Barbery - University of Mary Washington
Evaluation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Mice
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Rhonde'e Riana Caldwell - Norfolk State University
Seeking Novel Therapeutic Approaches for Glioblastoma Multiforme
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Jeremy Dwayne Courtney - Alcorn State University
Regulation of Human Monocytes by HCV
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Ashley Michelle Davis - Baylor University
Prevalence of Class-2 SPATEs in Septicemic Escherichia coli
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Shaneise Lynn Ellis - Norfolk State University
Localization of the RNA Binding Protein Musashi-2 During Mouse Spermatogenesis
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Alya Hani Elsayed-Ali - University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Mapping Cardiac Hypertrophy
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Jasmine Gray - Hampton University
Infection of a Novel Retrovirus in a Human Prostate Tumor Cell Line Induces Phenotypic Abnormalities in the Tumor Vasculature
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Luiza Miyanda Hatyoka - University of Venda
Methods to Analyze Drug Resistance in HIV-1 Patients
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Thanh Hoang - University of Rochester
You Are What You Eat: Exploring Healthy Eating Behaviors in Asian-Americans and Adolescents
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Lauren Elise Johnson - Hampton University
Screening Nitazoxanide Analogues against  Legionella pneumophila and Putative Target KorAB
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Brittany Tiera Jones - Clark Atlanta University
Detection of Modified MIF as a Potential Biomarker for Cancer Prevention
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Emily Cristine Kelly Castro - University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Campus
Regulation of LDL-receptor and LDL Cholesterol Levels by Dab2
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Jacqueline Denise Lamar - Claflin University
Development of Lux Reporter Assays for Burkholderia cepacia Complex Bacteria and Regulation of an Extracytoplasmic Sigma Factor
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Segni Benti Ligaba - University of Virginia
Characterization of Signaling Activity by a Surface Transmembrane Protein of Entamoeba histolytica
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Kaitlyn Teresa Marks - The University of Notre Dame
microRNA-363 Regulates Glioma and Stem Cell Growth and Survival by Targeting Apoptosis Factor Bim
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Matthew Duvalier McCauley - Johns Hopkins University
MicroRNA-675 in Cardiac Hypertrophy
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Alan Fernando Molina - University of Virginia
Generation of KSHV Infected Cell Lines Stably Expressing Chimeric MHC Class I Receptors for the In-vivo Study of KSHV Immune Activation
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Kimberley Nicole Monks - University of Southern California
Influenza and the Olfactory Bulb
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Rashida Mustafa - Spelman College
Morbid Obesity-induced Diabetic Neuropathy
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Peter James Nash - University of Massachusetts Amherst
Characterizing Nibrin-Treacle Interactions
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Laura Powell - University of Delaware
Characterization of Disulfide Bond Formation Pathways in Francisella novicida
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Kendra Sha'von Robinson-Taylor - Alcorn State University
Identification of ABC Transporters Required for the Utilization of Siderophore in F. tularensis novicida
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Natasha Santos-Piñero - University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
c-Myb/NFIB Fusion Proteins in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
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Roxanne Joy Smoker - Concord University
RSK, A Novel Target for Breast Cancer
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Jessica Domingo Takai - Chaminade University
Type 2 Corticotropin Releasing Factor Receptor (CRFR2) Regulates Glucose Homeostasis in Skeletal Muscle Cells
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Lionel David Vazquez Figueroa - University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus
Hippocampal NMDA Receptor Surface Expression in Status Epilepticus and Epilepsy
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John Coles Wiggins - Old Dominion University
Method For Reversing Insulin Resistance

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Class of 2010
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Melissa Alvarado - UPR, Mayaguez
Characterization of microRNA-10b in Human Glioblastoma
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Priscilla Amara - Benedict College
Characterization of Small Molecule Inhibitors of NF-kB that Sensitize Cells to  Apoptosis
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Rose Bamfo - Harvard University
Production of Biologically Active, Recombinant hTSSK1, the Candidate Target for Male Contraceptive Drug Development
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Carlos Barbery - University of Mary Washington
Adenosine 2A Receptor Represses MCP-1 Induced CD4+ T cell Migration
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Keaira Berry - Claflin University
Expression of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Receptor 2 (CRFR2) in Mouse Pancreas
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Jeremy Brooks - East Tennessee State University
T1 Mapping of Diffuse Myocardial Fibrosis
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Abraham Butler - Tuskegee University
The Expression and Purification of Entamoeba histolytica GPI-1a Protein: A Potential Biomarker of Amebiasis
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James Chavre - Columbia University
Quantification of Differential Urinary Proteins as Potential Biomarkers of Renal Development in Healthy Infants at Birth and at Seven Months
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Jeremy Courtney - Alcorn State University
Regulation of Human Monocytes by HCV Core Protein
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Stephanie Crespo - Rochester Institute of Technology
The Initial Cloning and Expression of the K14 protein of KSHV
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Linda De La Paz - Florida International University
Protein Purification of the TAF domain in AML1-ETO
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Rebecca Duffy - Virginia Commonwealth University
Oxidation of TAK1 by Sulforaphane in NF-kB Pathway
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Sean Freeman - University of Mary Washington
Effect of Oxygen Preconditioning and Glucose on the Vulnerability of Hypoxic Tumor Cells to Radiation Therapy
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Awndre Gamache - Washington State University
Characterization of Putative Capsule Biosynthetic Genes of Francisella novicida
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Oneil Gardner - University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
The Role of INP52 and RRT16 Genes in rDNA Transcription in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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Jasmine Gray - Hampton University
Intrarenal Ghrelin Receptor Antagonism Induces Distal Nephron-Dependant Natriuresis
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Michelle  Jackson - Johnson C. Smith University
Investigating Factor Deficiency and Platelet Function Using Sonorheometry; Study of Patients With Coagulation Disorder
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Danitra Keith - Grambling State University
MCMV Immunoevasins: Cloning gp34 & gp48
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Ruth Kiros - Smith College
Polarization  and Trafficking of CD4 + T Cells
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Krystal Lewis - Morgan State University
Screening of Novel Pilicide Therapeutics
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Lara Linden - Grove City College
The Role of Menin in Chromatin Modification and Transcription
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Rosa Munoz - Belmont Abbey College
Platelet-Rich Plasma for Bone Regeneration
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Lindsey Myers - University of Florida
Mitochondrial Permeability Transition in Skeletal Muscles Mitochondrial Dysfunctioning in Diet-Induced Insulin Resistance
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Basant Nassar - Penn State, Hazelton
Role of Thrombospondin (TSP) on Blood-Derived Macrophages in a CNS Injury
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Thang Nguyen - Hampton University
The Effect of Medium-sized Peptides for In-vitro Inhibition of HIV-1 Tat/TAR Interaction Using a Firefly Luciferase Expression Assay
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Nahal Nikroo - University of California, Irvine
The Role of Cell Cycle Control in Limiting Mammalian Inner Ear Regeneration
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Reisha Parham - Virginia Tech
Small Compound Drug Discovery for the Reversal of Diabetes
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Anne-France Pierre - Amherst College
Molecular Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection(CDI) in Fecal Specimens Using  Multiplex Real Time PCR
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Jessica Quinn - Alcorn State University
GnRH and Insulin Signaling Converge to AMPK
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ReAnna Roby - Alcorn State University
Stroke Epigenomics: Examining the Epigenomics of Candidate Stroke Genes
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Katherine Schiermeyer - East Tennessee State University
Genetic Effects on Tamoxifen Response in Contralateral Breast Cancer
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Chika Ugwoaba - University of Washington
Efficacy of VPC16a1001 Against Entamoeba histolytica In vitro
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Yorleny Vicioso - Nassau Community College
Pulmonary Repair Following Severe Influenza Infection
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Tyler Wilson - University of the Ozarks
Cholesterol Loading Can Cause Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells to Take on Macrophage-like State
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Syed Zaidi - George Mason University
Expression and Purification of Proteins for Crystallization

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Class of 2009
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Ritesh Agnihothri
University of Rochester
SAS1R, An Oocyte Specific Egg Membrane Metalloprotease Receptor for a Sperm Acrosomal Ligand: Candidate Drug Target for a NextGen Contraceptive?
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Deseray Aguirre
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
A Comparison of Dedritic Spine Number in SCID vs. WT mice by Golgi-Cox Method
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Paiam Alavi
University of Texas Austin
Computational Analysis of Transcriptional Regulation with the Metabolic Network of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
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Atif Badawi
Virginia State University
The Role of Caveolin-1 in Ebolavirus Infection
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Melissa Bradshaw
Lock Haven University
Trans-sodium Crocetinate (TSC), a Potential Treatment for Neural Ischemia ~~~
Amy Chabitnoy
Franklin and Marshall College
Role of the Highly Metastatic Prostate Tumor Microenvironment in Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotype
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Kara Cromwell
Tuskegee University
Isolation and Transfection of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells with Cx43 Containing Ser>Ala Substitutions at Sites Associated with Atherogenesis
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Xavier Davis
Lincoln University
Entamoeba histolytica
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Alexandra De Leon
Amherst College
Inhibition of Lysophosphatidic Acid Production
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Giulia Dula
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Search for CRFR2 Receptor on C2C12 Muscle Cells
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Michelle Jackson
Johnson C. Smith University
Investigating Factor Deficiency and Platelet Function Using Sonorheometry; Study of Patients With Coagulation Disorders
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Justin Krak
Washington and Jefferson College
Optimizing Growth Conditions for the Expression of the F. tularensis Iron Transporter fslE in E. Coli
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Tashima Lambert
University of Virginia
Effects of Topoisomerase II on rRNA Transcription
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Mitchell Leibowitz
University of Virginia
Validation of a Paired-end Sequencing Variant Map in Mice
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Carrie Leonard
James Madison University
Inhibition of NF-?B Pathway by Dietary Chemopreventives
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Krystal Lewis
Morgan State University
Novel Drugs: The Inhibition of Biofilm By Pathogenic Bacteria
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Zhen Liu
Ecole Centrale de Lille, France
Modeling and Simulation of Subcutaneous Transport in Modern Fast Acting Insulin
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Stacey McDowell
Georgia State University
Role of TDP-43 Splice Variants in Transcriptional Regulation in Testis
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Marissa Minor
Chaminade University
Effect of Cortactin Expression on AR Tyrosine Phosphorylation and Transcription
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Charles Molokwu
Delaware State University
Comparison of Five Variant SF8300 CA-MRSA Strains and How They Contributed to the Virulence in Galleria mellonella
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Khristopher Nguyen
The College of William and Mary
Studies on the Role of Focal-adhesion Kinase (FAK) in Tumor-associated Macrophages
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Chinye Osia
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
The HIV-1 Envelope Glycoproteins
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Owokunile Otubusin
Xavier University of Louisiana
The Role of Dendritic Cells in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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Marie-Pierre Payen
CUNY Queens College
Regional Differences in Supporting Cells' Apical Junction Structures in the Mouse Utricle
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Jessica Quinn
Alcorn State University
Crosstalk between GnRH and Insulin Pathways in Pituitary Cells
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Lisa Ratanaprasatporn
Brown University
Role of AS160 in Kidney, Pancreas & Adrenals
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Katherine Schultz
University of New Mexico
Nibrin, Cell Cycle Checkpoints, and Genomic Instability
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Deanna Smith
Norfolk State University
Quantifying Growth Hormone Pulsatility
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Megha Subramanian
The University of Virginia
Gonadal Steroid-Independent Regulation of Aggressive and Cognitive Behaviors
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Kyree Thomas
SUNY Albany
Investigating the Role of Autism Susceptibility Candidate 2 (Auts2) in Osteoblasts
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Kwame Tuffuor
University of Virginia
Inhibition of Francisella tularensis by Nitaxozanide
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JaLessa Wright
Alcorn State University
The Impact of a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism of Id3 on Binding to Different Helix Loop Helix Binding Partners
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Connie Yue
Hendrix College
Hsp90-dependent Protein Kinase Regulation by FKBP51

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Class of 2008
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Bradley Adams

Jackson State University
Estrogen Receptor Activity with BRCA1 Knockdown In T47D Breast Cancer Cells
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Kofi Asihene
Oberlin College
Glucose Metabolism and Cancer
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Eva Boateng
Hampton University
Insulin Signaling and Regulation of IRAP (Insulin-Regulated Amino Peptidase) in the Kidney
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Monica Covio
University of Texas at Brownsville
Cell Cycle Kinetics of Neural Progenitor Cells in a Model of Cortical Malformation
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Joycelyn Cudjoe
Baylor University
Antimicrobial Activity of Chemokines on Francisella tularensis
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Patrizia Davanzo
University of Padova
Reconstruction of Plasma Insulin Concentration from Subcutaneous Insulin Injection Data
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Steven de Jesús Carrión
University of Puerto Rico Humacao
Characterization of Genes Involved in the Regulation of rDNA Transcription by RNA Polymerase I in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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Jerryce Diggs
University of Houston
The Role of the G Protein-Coupled Receptor G2A in Macrophage Phenotype and Activation
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Josué Flores-Kim
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
The Occupancy Ratio of RNA Polymerase I to Histones on Yeast rDNA Decreases Significantly with Increasing ChIP Fixation Time
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Da'dra Forrest
Virginia Union University
Risk Factors of Type 1 Diabetes
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Folasade Gallimore
Hampton University
The Presence of CABYR in Lung Cancer Cell Line H226
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Tiffany Garrett
Hampton University
Generation of RNAi Immune TDP-43 cDNA
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Jason George
King’s College
Neurologic Effects of Conditional Rac1 Knockout, a Rho GTPase Critical for Neuritic Outgrowth and Cytoskeletal Dynamics
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Katelyn Good
University of Virginia
Knocking down URE3-BP in Entamoeba histolytica with shRNA through RNAi
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Rhecia Goodley
Savannah State University
Acyl Glycerol Kinase (AGK): Studies Using Transgenic Mice
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Elizabeth Goodman
Princeton University
Generating a Gene Targeting Vector of a Huntingtin Gene with a CAG143-?PRR Mutation
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Jocelyn Guillen
Haverford College
The Molecular Basis of Hypothalamic Aging
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Yayra Hiamey
Lock Haven University
At War with Candidiasis
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Daniel Hockensmith
Virginia Tech
Protein Modeling Using IHRSR and Protein Data Bank Files
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Melanie McReynolds
Alcorn State University
Role of Rapamycin in Viral Gene Expression
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Thuan Huu Nguyen
University of Virginia
Development of a Quantitative Assay to Detect the Kinetics of KSHV Gene Expression in Infected, Primary B Cells
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Macauley Nwojo
University of Houston
G2 Arrest Supporting Cells: A Possible Explanation of Phenotypic Conversion in Basilar Papilla
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Mohammed Oosman
Florida International University
Entamoeba histolytica Induces Apoptosis in Epithelial Cells
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Owo Otubusin
Xavier University of Louisiana
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE):  A Breakdown in Communication in the Immune System
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Bernard Parker Jr.
Salisbury University
Assays for Drug Discovery Using Protein Phosphatase 2C as Target
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Charv'la Petty
Virginia Union University
miRNA Influence on Renin Expression
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José Rodríguez
University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras
Genetic Analysis of Rad23-Proteasome Interactions
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Verónica Román
University of Puerto Rico at Humacao
Expression and Characterization of SET-Domain Containing Proteins in Entamoeba histolytica
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Jennifer Ross
Princeton University
Histone-Arginine Methyltransferase in Entamoeba histolytica
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Daniel Sinden
The College of William and Mary
Mechanisms of Cyclosporin-induced KLF4 Gene Expression in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
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Rebecca Stephens
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
The NK Cell Receptor LY49G2 in MA/My and C57L Strains
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Kenneth Sykes
University of Virginia
Analysis of G protein Subunit Expression in Neutrophils
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Daisy Torres
University of Puerto Rico
Protocadherins Mediate Regulation of Cell Sorting During Morphogenesis
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Kwame Tuffuor
University of Virginia
Bacillus anthracis
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Shana Williams
University of South Florida
Quantification of Release Kinetics of Sphingosine 1-phosphate
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Anna Jean Wirth

College of William & Mary
Exploring Inhibition of DNA-dependent ATPase A (ADAAD) in Yeast

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2007

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Christer Akouala
Appalachian State University
Interaction of HP1 Chromodomain with Histone Tails
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Sohrab Amiri

Delaware State University
Role of Adenosine A1 Receptor in Modulation
of Ischemia-Mediated Angiogenesis
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Amanda Amoateng

Xavier University of Louisiana
Sickle Cell Anemia
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Patrick Benitez

Princeton University
Modeling the Fatigue Response to Sleep Deprivation
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Sheila Boateng

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Neointima Formation in Id3 Null Mice in Response to Vascular Injury
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William Boysen

Amherst College
The Role of Bcl-xL/p65 Interaction in the Anti-apoptotic Pathway of Tumor Cells
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Faith Brown

Howard University
GnRH2 and GnRH1: A Link in the Mammalian Brain Signaling Pathway
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Lauren Buford

Spelman College
Does the Nervous System Play a Role in Follicle Formation?
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Darnelle Delva

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Identification of dsbA and dsbB homologs in Francisella tularensis
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Clarissa Durand-Rougely

Houston Community College
Temperature-Dependent Ultrasound Substrate Material using Epoxy Resin Blends
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Kelly Edebiri

St. John's University
Visualization of Chromatin and Analysis of Ribosomal RNA Gene Transcription in Entamoeba histolytica and Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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Felicia Ezikpe

North Carolina Central University
Salmonella Pathogenesis: THE INVASION!!
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Natasha Ferguson

Hampton University
The Effect of Anthrax Lethal Toxin on Hepatocytes
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Michelle Gray

Lincoln University
The Effects of Denys-Drash Mutations on the Post-transcriptional Function of Wilms' Tumor 1 (WT1) Protein
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Yekaterina Gurnevich

State University of New York at Stony Brook
The Role of SCAMPs in the Regulation of Membrane Properties in the Endocytic Pathway
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Carla Hegwood

Virginia Tech
TSC-Induced Metabolic Reflow: A Novel Therapeutic Candidate for Early Intervention in Stroke
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Krystle Lambert

Delaware State University
Is the P2X7 Receptor Involved in Amoebic Induced Cell Death?
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Stephanie Marshall

Delaware State University
ECT2 Expression Levels in Breast Cancer Cells
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José Raúl Mercado Matos

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Invasin- and YadA-mediated Uptake of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis by Macrophages Through the a4ß1 Integrin Receptor
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Ricardo Molero Bravo

University of South Florida
The Effect of Oxidized Phospholipids on Macrophage Survival in Atherosclerosis
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Katie Murray

Virginia Tech
Effects of Nitric Oxide on Actin-Myosin Interaction
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Rachel Niederer

Cabrillo College
A Role for DNA Replication in the Inheritance of rDNA Silencing
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Abiola Oki
Howard University
The Effects of Macronutrient Composition and Dietary Fiber on Postprandial Triglyceridemia
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Kevin Ouma
Rust College
Transcriptional Control Of Megakaryocyte Development
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Candice Perry

Alcorn State University
Characterization of Adipose Stem Cells from eGFP Rats
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Ricquita Pollard

Tuskegee University
Role of Fibronectin in the Development of Atherosclerosis
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Jessica Posey

Spelman College
G2A Deficiency and LXR: Target Gene Expression
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Jaime Rivera Rotger

Universidad Metropolitana
Study of the Expression of Smooth Muscle Myosin Heavy Chain and Smooth Muscle Alpha Actin in Cryopreserved Transgenic Mice
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Parisa Samimi
New York University
Towards Increasing Expression of Integral Membrane Proteins: Overexpression of F1FO ATP Synthase Subunit b Counteracts the Toxic Effects of Subunit c in BL21(DE3) E. coli
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Brandon Shepherd

University of Memphis
Sonorheometry: A Novel Analysis of Clotting Behavior
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Russell Taylor Sundby

Haverford College
Lipid Mediated Regulation of ABCG1 Protein Expression
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Feven Tameire

University of Virginia
Zds2 Protein Regulates Cell Polarity and Morphology in Baker's Yeast Cell, Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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Kerton Victory

The City University of New York Brooklyn College
Expression Analysis of Genes Encoding Three Major Outer Pembrane proteins of Legionella pneumophila
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Michael Watson

Grambling State University
Effects of TNFa and LPS on Gb3

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2006

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Krystal Dominique Allen
Howard University
New Immunohistochemical Techniques To Detect Factors
That Influence Beta Cell Formation
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Martin Vander Burks IV
University of Virginia
Thermosensitive Injectable Hydrogels
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Marangelie Criado-Marrero
University of Puerto Rico, Ponce
High Fat Diet May Advance Puberty
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Osayamen Ovbokhan Edigin
Prairie View A&M University
Heterotopic Neurogenesis in a Rat with Cortical Heterotopia
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Rosemary Ann Lopez Gonzaga
Swarthmore College
Self-Tolerance & Melanoma Therapy
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Jennifer Louise Hammel
American River College
Elusive Ebola: Creating, Testing and Characterizing Receptor
Binding Mutants of Ebola virus
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Ashlyn Lorraine Hankey
Duke University
Expression of CD36 in SAMP1/YitFc Macrophages
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Charity Haynes
Delaware State University 
Analysis of the Effects of Peroxynitrite on Microtubules and Kinesin-Driven Motility
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Joseph Ikechukwu Ifokwe
Houston Community College System
Mechanisms of Rac Membrane-cytosol Exchange
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Louis David Jamtgaard
University of Missouri
Isolating the Active Region of tau That Enables Pre-fibrillar
ß-amyloid to Hypersensitize Microtubules
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Anthony Presley Leonard
Emory and Henry College
Lysophosphatidic Acid Receptor Expression in Glioblastomas
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Sabra Chrystina Lewsey
University of Virginia
The Effect of Hypoxia on Induction of CD39 and ICAM-1
in a Mouse Model of Sickle Cell Disease
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Rolinda Tera McIntosh
Medgar Evers College
Correlating Host Ion Channel Expression with Entamoeba histolytica Infectivity
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Rachel Orion Niederer
Cabrillo College
Regulatory Mechanisms of RNA Polymerase I
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Lenore Goto Pipes
Swarthmore College
AutoDecon: a Novel Program for Hormone Pulsatility Analysis by an
Automatic Multi-parameter Deconvolution Method
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Javier Ramos Rossy
University of Puerto Rico, Ponce
Learned Helplessness as a Model for Depression
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Danielle Denea Roberson
University of Michigan
Anxiety as a Behavioral Implication of the P53 Transgene
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Amir Ali Sherkat
University of Maryland, Baltimore Co.
Ubc4 Knockdown in Mouse Pituitary Gonadotropes
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Antea Cherron Singleton
Saint Joseph's University
Preliminary Functional Analysis of RNA Interference on the Innate
Immunity of Caenorhabditis elegans
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Alexandriana Tanisha Spivey
Shaw University 
Entamoeba histolytica, Bacterial, and Cytokine Interaction in vitro
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Frances Diane Valencia
St. Mary's University
Analysis of Francisella tularensis Mutants Defective in Intracellular Survival
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Dayne Marco West
Delaware State University
Helicobacter pylori and Syndecan Shedding
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Shvian Samone Whitfield
Virginia Commonwealth University
Helicobacter pylori: Cloning, Overexpression and Purification of Flavodoxin Protein
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Shameika Raishawn Wilmington
The University of Iowa
Who Cares about CARA? Understanding the Role of RRN3 in Transcription

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2005
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Oma Nnenna Agbai

Emory University
The Role of Adenosine Receptor in Dendritic Cell Maturation and Function
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Oluwadamilola Susan Akinnifesi
University of Miami
Entamoeba histolytica: Role of Neuraminidase in the Interaction with Host Cells
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Tyesha Nicole Burks
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
Effects of Peroxynitrite on Contractile Proteins
~~~
Melissa Marie Castaneda
University of Texas, San Antonio
Characterization of a Rhesus Monkey Rhadinovirus Protein by Knocking
Down its Expression Using Short Interfering RNAs (siRNA)
~~~
Eric Salvador Diaz
University of California, San Diego
Ligand Independent Activation of Androgen Receptor in
Endothelial Cells Mediated by Shear Stress
~~~
LaTia Shaquan Etheredge
Virginia Union University
Mitochondria and Neurodegenerate Diseases
~~~
Julianna Nancy Harvey
Lehigh University
Shear Stress Regulation of GRP78 in Human Endothelial Cells
~~~
Suzanne Marie Harvey
Sweet Briar College
Analysis of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Data of a
Type 1 Diabetic Patient Pre and Post Islet Transplantation
~~~
Aurora Nicole Hill
North Carolina State
The Influence of Hyperhydration On 1H-NMR Signals Along
With a Segmentation Quantification 
~~~
Krystal LaToya Hill
Clemson University
Preliminary Characterization of Motility, Biofilm Formation, and
Carbon Source Utilization in Epidemic Burkholderia dolosa Strains
~~~
Adaora Ikwuagwu
Delaware State University
Mechanistic Studies to Improve the Targeting of Tubulin Binding Agents
~~~
Emmanuel Chaettle Konde
State University of New York, College at Westbury
Effects of Adenosine A2A Agonist on Liver Injury
~~~
Tricia Monique Lemelle
Xavier University
The Role of Leptin in the Life-Span Regulation of Mammals
~~~
Junaid Nizamuddin
University of Virginia
Phosphocholine: In Search of a Partner in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
~~~
Sharene Jennell Patterson
Voorhees College
Inflammatory Cytokines Regulate Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell
Gene Expression:Implications in Atherosclerosis
~~~
Natalie Marie Perez
Smith College
Building a Genetic Model of Salmonella Virulence
~~~
Jasmine Pettiford
Duke University
Potential Dominant Negative Effect of Mutant Huntingtin on Wild-type Huntingtin
~~~
Yonesha Val Phair
Fayetteville State University
Targeting the Metabolic Pathways of Entamoeba histolytica via
Investigation of Methionine ?-Lyase (MGL)
~~~
Jeanita Shauntae Pritchett
Tennessee State University
The Effect of Oxybutynin on the Deposition of ß-Amyloid
Plaques in Alzheimer’s Disease Cybrids
~~~
Syed Amanullah Qadri
University of Virginia
Temperature dependence of cardiac function
in Homarus Americanus (American Lobster)
~~~
Yina Patricia Rodriguez-Ocasio
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
The Genetics of Amebiasis
~~~
Audra Rochelle Siegel
George Washington University
Respiratory O2 and CO2 Sensitivity in TASK Channel Knockout Mice
~~~
Justin Ross Thaler
Yale University
Functional Comparison of HIV-I Clade B and Clade C Rev
~~~
Kristen Renee Tillerson
Spelman College
The Effect of Sam68 Expression on Gagpol CTE and
HIV Rev Mediated Export of Intron-Containing RNA
~~~
Irimar Torres-Zapata
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
Caenorhabditis elegans - A Novel Host for
Staphylococcus aureus Pathogenesis
~~~
James Edward Trower Jr.
Delaware State University
Shiga Toxin Producing Escherichia coli O157:H7
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Chenwi Kenne Zony
Delaware State University
Analysis of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Data of a
Type 1 Diabetic Patient Pre and Post Islet Transplantation

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2004
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Crystal Agi
Duke University
The Effects of Growth Factors and Phorbol Ester on PKC
and MMP Expression in Pituitary Adenoma Cells
~~~
Francisca Amankwah
Delaware State University
Evaluating Obese Diabetic Mouse Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation
~~~
Christina Arenas
University of Virginia
Improving Physician-Patient Communication & Relationships:
A Proposal for Incorporating Patient Preferences and
Decision-Making Styles in Electronic Medical Records
~~~
Frederick Attobrah
Binghamton University
Protection from Myocardial Hypertrophy with
Adenosine A1 Receptor Activation

~~~
Natalie Bennett
University of Notre Dame
Bacterial Genotyping in Burkholderia dolosa Outbreak
Isolates Among Cystic Fibrosis Patients

~~~
Tiffany Bolden
Xavier University
Role of ZEB1 on GnRH and Estrogen Regulated
Transcription of the Rat
a-Subunit Gene
~~~
Sandra Bonne-Annee
St. John’s University
Constructing a Bivalent Vaccine Against Entamoeba histolytica
~~~
Joseph Camacho
University of Virginia
Comparing the Neurophysiology of the Common Inhibitor
And Opener Inhibitor in Homarus Americanus (lobster)

~~~
Ebony Coats
University of Miami
The Role of GITR-L in the Gastrointestinal Tract
~~~
Lindsey Denning
North Carolina A&T State University
The Use of CD4-Zeta T-Cells to Potentially Combat HIV
~~~
Jeffrey Gagan
University of Virginia
Derivatives of the Mammalian Neural Crest
~~~
David Mark
Oberlin College
The Effect of Nef Alleles on HIV Infectivity
~~~
Amber McCurdy
Voorhees College
[g 35S]GTP binding Assay for the Characterization of
Orphan G-Protein Coupled Receptors

~~~
John Mkpa
Claflin University
Do We Ever Outgrow the Need For Chaperones?:
Hsp70 in Alzheimer’s Disease
~~~
Hussein Musa
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Identification of HDAC in E. histolytica
~~~
Chelsea Ngongang
North Carolina State University
Examination of the NELF Expression Levels in Cell Lines
~~~
Jennifer L. Novotny
Pennsylvania State University
Syndecan-IV Expression in Gastrointestinal Epithelial Cells and Macrophages
~~~
Alex Nwokeabia
Old Dominion University
Importance Of Glycolysis And the Respiratory Chain
in Human Blood Platelet Function
~~~
Sharene Patterson
Voorhees College
The Role of Sphingosine-1-Phosphate in SMC Phenotypic Modulation
~~~
Linsey Phillips
Syracuse University
Calibration of Nitric Oxide Detection by Fluorescence Microscopy
~~~
Dalia Potosme
University of Miami
Novel Products from Antibiotic Inactivation: Developing New
Aminoglycoside Derivatives as Chemotherapeutic Agents
to Treat Protozoan Disease and Cancer

~~~
Samuel Quaynor
University of Virginia
Does Metformin Act Centrally to Change Firing Rate of
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Neurons?
~~~
Yogita Tailor
University of Maryland – Baltimore County
Structure and Function of Chromodomains
~~~
Jason Unger
Brandeis University
Cloning of Aegerolysin-like (Hemolysin) PA 0122 Protein
in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
~~~
Viviana Vazquez-Rivera
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
The Effect of RSV Infection on IL-12 Production in Lymph Nodes
~~~
Kristal Wilson
North Carolina State University
Mechanics of Tether Formation via PSGL-1 from HL-60 Cells
~~~

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2003
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Adetoun Abisogun
University of Virginia
ß-regulation in Calcium Channels
~~~
Mike Acheampong
Xavier University
Identification of Proteins Associated with the Gal/GalNAc
Lectin of Entamoeba histolytica
~~~
Joel Adrianna Bass
Grambling State University
Developing Secure Survey Instruments to Probe Health Disparities
~~~
Anita Carter
Claflin University
D5, a Variant of Estrogen Receptor-a(ERa), Found in Uterine Cancer
~~~
Allison Chamberlain
University of Virginia
Stem Cells from Processed Human Adipose Tissue (PHAT)
~~~
Sean Clarke
University of Maryland – Eastern Shore
The Role of 12/15 Lipoxygenase (12/15-LO) in
Cultured Murine Myeloid Dendritic  Cells
~~~
Noopur Gangopadhyay
University of Virginia
Investigating the Role of Schwann Cells and Multipotent
Stem Cells in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
~~~
Corinne Hoffman
Christopher Newport University
Do Mammalian siRNAs Preferentially Target Actively Translating RNAs?
~~~
Brandi Jacobs
Grambling State University
Studies of Protein Binding Activities of Human Copine I
~~~
Patience Karikari
Morgan State University
Role of the Bromo Domain of GCN5 in Nucleosome Acetylation
~~~
Ariel Lane
Spelman College
The Differentiation of  Giardia lamblia Isolates using
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
~~~
Milos Lazic
College of Charleston
Analyzing Interactions of FTY720-P and Other S1P Agonists
With Human S1P1 and S1P2 Receptors
~~~
Kara Malone
University of Virginia
RNAi to Address the Role of Transcriptional Repressors
TDP-43 and Pur
ain SP-10 Gene Expression
~~~
Patrice Moreland
Grambling State University
Protein Expression and Purification: Expressing Beta 1-141
Proteins in Escherichia coli
~~~
Tionanatasha Newell
Tennessee State University
Comparative Analysis of Quantitative Real-time PCR Measurement
of Infectious Murine Cytomegalovirus in Infected Tissues
Using Either SYBR green or Taqman® Probe Detection
~~~
Jaime Rolle
Bethune-Cookman College
Analysis of SPAN-X in Cancer Cell Lines
~~~
Melecia Simpson
Benedict College
Presence of Caveolin 1aand  Caveolin 2 in Human and Mouse Spermatozoa
~~~
Yogesh Surendranath
University of Virginia
Rational Mutagenesis for High Throughput Structural Genomics
~~~
Ryan Susa
Rochester Institute of Technology
Comparative Analysis of Mice and Chick Utricle’s Hair Cell Proliferation
~~~
Domenic Turco
Washington & Jefferson College
Preparation of Ligand-Binding Domains of Nuclear Receptors FXR and PPAR g
~~~
Kimberly Wiggins
Fayetteville State University
Analysis of the Epididymal Putative Anti-microbial Protein, Beta-Defensin 28
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2002


Anthea Anita Aikins
Delaware State University
The Effects of Over Expressed 8-Cysteine Fragments of Fibrillin in Frog Embryos and
Its Possible Relationship to Marfan Syndrome and CCA
~~~
Christian Banchs
University of Florida
Immobilization of E. coli F1-Atpase
~~~
Carrie Belfield
Delaware State University
Yeast Two-Hybrid Screen for mTOR and PHASI/4E-BPI Interacting Proteins
~~~
Beth Brantley
Duke University
Investigating the Therapeutic Potential of
Processed Lipoaspirate Cells
~~~
Christina Chen
Louisiana State University
Investigating the Mutant FANCA and
FANCG Proteins of Fanconi Anemia
~~~
Leon Coleman, Jr.
University of Virginia
Oxidized Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
and Platelet Function
~~~
Yvette Diaz
The University of Arizona
PLC-e May Be Stimulated By Ras, Gbg
and/Or Ga12/13???
~~~
Courtney Esinhart
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
DNA Microarray Analysis of a Cellular
Model for Parkinson’s Disease
~~~
Jonathan Farrell
University of Virginia
The Study of Molecular Dynamics Using
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
~~~
Craig Foster
University of Virginia
Protein Phosphorylation During Mouse
Sperm Capacitation
~~~
Pierre Gordon
CUNY York College
Sperm Protein-10 Gene Knockout
~~~
Sarah Hockensmith
College of William & Mary
Distinguishing (Dis)Similar Peptides By
Mass Spectral Analysis
~~~
Elorice Horam
Xavier University
PLC Inhibition and Its Effects On Rho A Activation and Ca+2 Sensitization
in Permeablized Smooth Muscle Tissue of Portal Vein
~~~
Jeniter Hughes
Delaware State University
The Apoptotic Response in HL-1 and H9c2 Cells to
Induced Oxidative Stress
~~~
Andrae Ivy
Grambling State University
Platelet Aggregation Under Low Shear (Venous) Conditions
~~~
Jessica Kessler
University of Virginia
BMP-9 Transduced Prefabricated Muscular Flaps in the
Treatment of Critical Size Calvarial Defects
~~~
Maridelle B. Millendez
University of Virginia
Peptide Preparation Using an E. coli Expression System
~~~
Michelle Morse
University of Virginia
Partial Cloning of Two Uncharacterized Genes Suspectedly Involved in
Fertilization and Related to Egg-Derived Tyrosine Phosphatase

~~~
Denise O’Donnell
St. Mary’s University
Requirement of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor For Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator Receptor- Mediated Signaling Pathways
~~~
Katherine Ostapoff
Emory University
RSV Detection System Development Using Mouse Monoclonal Antibodies for N Protein
~~~
Matt Sampson
Duke University
Characterization of an Inhibitor of a DNA-Dependent ATPase
~~~
Sergio Sanchez
Brigham Young University
The Effect of the Esa-1 Gene in the Transcription of rDNA in S. cerevisiae
~~~
David Simpson
University of Virginia
Determining Expression Profiles for CXCR6 and CXCL16 in Human Blood
~~~
Thing Rinda Soong
University of California - Berkeley
Effect of Acute and Chronic Hypoglycemia on Expression of Leukocyte
12-Lipoxygenase
in Rodent Brain
~~~
Sanet Torres-Torres
University of Puerto Rico
Development of a Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Assay for the SPAN-X Gene Family
~~~
Rozie Townsend
Delaware State University
Monitoring Cell Proliferation Inhibition of E-47 Under BrdU Analysis in Vascular
Smooth Muscle Cells

~~~
Victor Julian Valdes
National Autonomous University of Mexico
LRS4 Silencing of HMR in Yeast
~~~
Nia Washington-Plaskett
Rutgers University
Fluorescent Lipid Analog Probes: A Tool to Study Capacitation-Associated Changes
in the Fluidity of Mouse Sperm Plasma Membranes
~~~

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2001



Nnaemeka U. Anayadike 
Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
Effect of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage on Cerebrovascular Gene Expression
~~~
Regan Blackwood
Sweet Briar Col.
Investigating Spindle Checkpoint Genes in S. Cerevisiae
~~~
Taniesha L. Buffin
Xavier Univ.
Separation Of Testicular Cell Types Using The STAPUT Method
~~~
Kevin Douglas Cartwright
Virginia Wesleyan Col.
Annexins and Neurospora
~~~
Leon Coleman
Univ. of Virginia
Oxidized Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and Platelet Function
~~~
Wilfredo Cosme
Univ. of Puerto Rico
Interaction of Human Alpha-2- Macroglobulin With Growth Factors
~~~
Malarie Cummings
Hampton Univ.
Risk Analysis of Blood Glucose Data
~~~
Zoe R. Donaldson
UCLA
Mechanisms and Genetics Underlying Lupus Pathogenesis
~~~
Quatrisa Douglas
Alcorn State Univ.
Glycocalyx
~~~
Ugochi C. Ekeocha
Morgan State Univ.
Investigation of Human Sperm Proteins Solubilized with TX-100 at Different Temperatures
~~~
Quintesia L. Grant
Xavier Univ. of Louisiana
Cas and Src Association in Breast Cancer Cell Lines
~~~
Eline E. Haenebalcke
Washington & Lee Univ.
Sperm Cell Selection System for Forensic DNA Analysis of the Male Component
~~~
Ashleigh M. Hicks
Morgan State Univ.
Edg Receptor Signaling
~~~
Alyssa A. Ingmundson
Univ. of Georgia
Construction and Verification of FliC Type II Mutant in
Burkholderia cepacia
~~~
Denise C. Mayo
Morgan State Univ.
Characterization of Novel Cancer-Testis Antigens
~~~
Natalie Melrose
Truman State Univ.
Cloning And Characterization Of Sodium Bicarbonate Cotransporter (NBC) Believed To Play A Role In Sperm Capacitation
~~~
Marrielle Myers
Hampton Univ.
Genotyping Essential Hypertension in Humans
~~~
Sean Nedd
Morgan State Univ.
NGF Mediated Signaling in Alzheimers Disease Cybrids
~~~
Bernadette Ramone
Univ. of New Mexico
Developing a Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Semenogelin
Expression in Small Cell Lung Cancer
~~~
Carol Rivera-Lopez
Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Puerto Rico
Cloning and Purifying Proteins: HP1
(Heterochromatin-associated Protein 1)
~~~
Yendi Serrano-Irizarry
Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Puerto Rico
Cloning DBD of Orphan Nuclear Receptors SF-1 and ROR-alpha2
~~~
Roxana Soltero
Univ. of Puerto Rico -  Mayagüez
Domains Involved In Localization Of SHP-1 To Lipid Rafts
~~~
Najl Valeyev
Kazan State Univ.
Molecular Mechanisms Of Smooth Muscle Contraction
~~~
Dennis Ding Hwa Wang
Univ. of California
Regeneration of Hair Cells
~~~
Tomma L. Winder
Univ. of Virginia
Visualization of Yeast Ribosomal Genes Using
Light Microscopy
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2000

Brooks Brodrick
University of Texas at Austin
Isolation and Characterization of R5 pre-AIDS and R5 AIDS-associated
HIV-1 nef Genes.

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Jeremy Bowling Daniel
Green State University
Intracellular Dynamics of Copine, A Novel Ca2+-Dependent,
Phospholipid-Binding Protein.

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Daniel Decker
Baylor University
Molecular Investigations of Neuroprotective Strategies.
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Nicole Michelle Fields
Hampton University
Lacritin: A Novel Extracellular Protein With a Potential Role in
Lacrimal Tear Secretion.

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Christopher Alan Gisler
Washington & Jefferson College
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor & Prostate Cancer.
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Patrice Green
Delaware State University
The Role of Membrane Cholesterol in the Muscarinic Activation of Potassium Channels.

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Alex Greninger
Stanford University
Th-3210 & Lg-1: Preliminary Cancer Drug Testing .
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Janice Hobbs
University of Virginia
Dnase I Hypersensitivity Assay to Examine the Promoter
Activity of the SP-10 Gene

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Kathryn Hoover
Whitman College
Regulation of Nerve Growth Factor Secretion By Reactive Oxygen Species.

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LaRhonda Mae Jackson
Grambling State University
Characterization of A Novel Testis-specific Serine/Threonine Kinase
that Participates in Spermatogenesis.

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Renata Jarosz
Kean University
Molecular Pharmacology of Lysophosphatidic Acid.

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Kathryn Ann McGlynn
University of Virginia
The Role of FGFs in Development of the Sagittal Suture in Rat Calvaria.

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Loi’y H. Mustafa
University of the Virgin Islands
Determining the Subnuclear Localization of Fanconi Anemia Proteins

~ ~ ~


Kwame Osei-Sarfo
Xavier University of Louisiana
Studies on SP-10 GFP Transgenic Mice: PCR to Identify GFP Positive Mice,
and In Vitro Transcription Using Mouse Testes Nuclear Extracts.
~ ~ ~


Victoria Celeste Porter
Florida A&M University
Construction of Ca Channel (II-III loop) Fusion Protein.
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Cherry Rivera
University of Hawaii at Manoa
The Role of Basic Helix-Loop-Helix (bHLH) Proteins in Vascular Biology.

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Rachael Simpson
Grambling State University
Cloning of MOP17.

~ ~ ~

Melissa Stokes
Lycoming College
Use of 2-D Proteomics in the Identification of Sperm Antigens
for the Development of An Immunocontraceptive.

~ ~ ~

Tiffany Jewel Williams
University of Virginia
Pho23 A Potential Histone Deacetylase
Complex Component
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1999

Ronald J. Copeland
Norfolk State University
Preliminary Testing of a Novel Antiproliferative Ca 2+ Channel Blocker.
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Gregory Dairyko
Univ of Michigan
Transcriptional Regulation during Spermatogenesis
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Dana Davis
Norfolk State University
How GnRH Neurons are Affected in Epileptic Rats
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Amy E. DeZern
University of Texas at Austin
The Telokin Brief
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Michelle Dunn
Williams College
Mechanisms of Estrogen Receptor Activation in Pituitary Cells
~ ~ ~


Renee Enriquez
Montclair State University
Over-expression of the Adapter Molecular p130(CAS) in HeLa Cells
~ ~ ~


James Frenel
Brooklyn College
Compartmentalization in the rat Caputepididymal Interstitium
~ ~ ~


Mark Eric Galvez
College of William and Mary
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of A2-Adenosine Receptor Activation on Cultured Macrophages
~ ~ ~


Chethan Gangireddy
Illinois Institute of Technology
Developing a Clinical Tool For Early Detection of the Onset of Neonatal Sepsis
~ ~ ~


Keinya Holmes
Norfolk State University
Antisense to FGFRs1&2 Blocks Fusion of the Intrafrontal Suture.
~ ~ ~


Anna E. Jackson
Harvard University
The Relevance of p53 Status on the Androgen Responsiveness of Target Genes in Prostate Cancer.
~ ~ ~


Sucharit Joshi
Princeton University
Detection of a Laminin-Binding Protein in Entamoeba Histolytica.
~ ~ ~


Erica Kasper
St. Mary's Univ
The Localization of Zp3 to the Plasma Membrane of CV1 Cells Transfected With pcZp3.
~ ~ ~


Lataya Keene
University of Virginia
A TCR Transgenic Mouse Model to Study TCR Selection among l EL Intraepithelial Lymphocytes.
~ ~ ~


Girish Kori
University of Virginia
Role of Adenosine In Vascular Endothelial Cells
~ ~ ~


Anna Mary Leung
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Playing God: Creation of Controllable Diseases
~ ~ ~


Benjamin Levy
University of Virginia
Cholinergic Stimulation of Striatal Output Neurons
~ ~ ~


Kanchan Mirchandani
University of Texas at Austin
Generation of a Small Functional Fragment of the Receptor Binding Domain of a Viral Fusion Protein
~ ~ ~


Matthew O'Connor
College of William & Mary
HSP 20 Phosphorylation and its Role in Smooth Muscle Relaxation.
~ ~ ~


Sharon Percival
City College of New York
Comparison of Bacterial Versus Mammalian Recombinant Collagen Production of Experimental Autoimmune Glomerulonephritis in Rats.
~ ~ ~


Rajesh Swaminathan
Duke University
The Role of PSD-95 in synaptogenesis.
~ ~ ~


Roslyn Thomas
Norfolk State University
The Purification and Characterization of the Regl Protein in FY250 and MCY 3278 Yeast Cells.
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Tresa Thompkins
Howard University
Active rZP3 to the Plasma Membrane of Transfected CV1 Cells.
~ ~ ~


Sheron Wyatt
Norfolk State University
Basal NGF Secretion in Response to Basal Activation of Transcription Factors NFkB and AP-1
~ ~ ~


Desale Yacob
University of Virginia
Cloning of a Protein Tyrosine Phophatase in the Inner Ear Epithelia.
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1998

Rashaan Ali-Jones
Cal State Domiquez Hills
Determining the role of BRCA1 mutants in replication and transcriptional regulation
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Anita Arora
Louisiana State University
Chemokine receptor expression in human thymocytes
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Mary Brinig
Yale University
Production of an attenuated strain of pseudomonas aeruginosa for vaccine use
~ ~ ~
Fred Cesar
Florida International University
Determination of surface localization of two novel human sperm antigens I-54 and I-55 by cytotoxicity assay using antibodies against the recombinant proteins generated in E. Coli.
~ ~ ~
Georganna Davis
University of Texas at Austin
Monoclonal antibody production and the detection of Id3a in smooth muscle cells
~ ~ ~
Kenyon Duncan
Xavier University of Louisana
Conditional regulation of gene expression in transgenic mice using a LAC Operon system
~ ~ ~
Sayeh Farivar
UC Los Angeles
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) regulation by cell density
~ ~ ~
Yolanda Green
Bennett College
An in vitro study on the effect of ET18 on MDA468 cells
~ ~ ~
Nieka Harris
Dillard Univeristy
The immunocharacteristics of anti-lectin serum
~ ~ ~
Ricky Haywood-Watson II
Xavier University of New Orleans
Role of NGF in control of growth and apoptosis of neurons from Alzheimer's patients
~ ~ ~
Leeann Hinkle
College of William and Mary
Identification of diabetes susceptibility genes in NOD mice using speed congenics
~ ~ ~
Weiting Hsu
Univ of TX Austin
The antigen processing of the membrane protein tyrosinase
~ ~ ~
Tara Jackson
Eckerd College
Cloning of sequences that mediate nuclear export of c-myc RNA
~ ~ ~
Erica L. Kinney
College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Promoter analysis of testis-specific gene SP-10 in transgenic mice
~ ~ ~
Andriy Kudryavtsev
SUNY Buffalo
Regulation of LPA receptor gene expression
~ ~ ~
Elizabeth Leath
St. Mary's University
Effect of hypothermic preconditioning on caldastatin immunoreactivity
~ ~ ~
Allen Moton
Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy
Inflammation: The leukocyte adhesion cascade
~ ~ ~
Alicia Pilgrim
Delaware State University
The role of the C-terminus of PKC isozymes degradation
~ ~ ~
Matthew Rose
University of Virginia
Vestibular hair-cell repair investigated by cracking and scanning electron microscopy
~ ~ ~
Tericka Smith
Barry University
Surface localization of calreticulin (CRT) to the mouse oolema and effect of (CRT)-Ab on in vitro fertilization
~ ~ ~
Robert Tamburo
Delaware State Univeristy
Microvascular network modeling and simulated hemodynamics of the rat soleus muscle
~ ~ ~
Jason Washington
Morehouse College
Synthesis and characterization of a novel calcium channel blocker
~ ~ ~
Sarah Elisabeth Wiener
University of Kentucky
Isoforms of fertilin alpha on mouse sperm
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1997

Shane Anderson
Stanford Univ
Cloning of a Cell specific Promoter for the Expression of a Green Fluorescent Protein
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Jenny Berzai
Case Western Reserve Univ
Screen for Extragenic Suppressers of a Histone H4 Mutant Defectant in DimerTetramer Interactions
~ ~ ~
Douglas Davis
St. Mary's Univ
Differential Induction and Intracellular Sorting of Immediate Early Genes in the Central Nervous System
~ ~ ~
Glenn Davis
California Lutheran Univ
Promoter Analysis of a Testes Specific Gene Using Transgenic Technology
~ ~ ~
Vincent Herlihy
Univ of Virginia
Coupling the Proton Motive Force to Catalysis of ATP Synthesis: Role of the Gamma Subunit of the F0 F1
~ ~ ~
Harold Lawson
Elizabeth City State Univ
The Effect of Phosphorylation on the Binding of the Annexin I N-Terminus to Adrenal Cytosolick Proteins
~ ~ ~
Shirley Liu
UC-Berkeley
The Role of CAS in Cell Adhesion
~ ~ ~
John Mayo
Virginia Union Univ
CArG Dependent Regulation of the Smooth Muscle alpha actin Gene
~ ~ ~
Wilma Medina Perez
Univ of Puerto Rico
Kinase Phosphatase Dependent Cell Signalling
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Santosha Odoms
Morgan State Univ
GnRH1/Androgen Effects on LHB in an Immortal Gonadotrope Cell Line
~ ~ ~
Emeka Ofobike
Case Western Reserve Univ
Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse-Specific Transcription
~ ~ ~
Stephen Rubendall
Valdosta State Univ
V5V-G Pseudotyped Retroviral Vectors used in HIV-1 Gene Therapy: Transduction vs. Pseudotransduction
~ ~ ~
Arundathi Shenoy
Univ of Texas-Austin
Expression and Isolation of HIV-I Proteins and Their use in Generation of Polyclonal Antibodies
~ ~ ~
Kimberley Simpson
Univ of Texas-Austin
Identification of a Putative Receptor Complex That Cross-reacts with a alpha Karyophenin-beta Monoclonal
~ ~ ~
Adrienne Smith
Bennett College
Immunolocalization of Plasma Cells in Spleen and Reproductive Tract Tissue from Female Cynomolgus
~ ~ ~
George Stickney
Univ of Arizona
Cellular Interactions Important in Neutrophil Rolling
~ ~ ~
Tamara Tatum-Broughton
Xavier Univ
Rev + RRE Interactions in Nuclear Export
~ ~ ~
Justin Turner
Vanderbilt Univ
Modeling Adenovirus E1A Function in saccharomyces Cerevisiae-A two-hybrid Interactor Hunt for E1A-binding
Proteins
~ ~ ~
Sunita Venketeswaran
Univ of Texas-Austin
Proteosome Involvement in the Generation of Peptides that Bind to Class I MHC
~ ~ ~
Andrew White
Univ of Texas-Austin
The Role of FGF's in coronal Suture Development
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Mollie Williams
Kentucky State Univ
Identification of 2-D Patterns on Dominant Post-Obstruction Sperm Auto-antigens in the Rat Model
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1996

Carissa Baker
Howard Univ
Quantification of New Arteriolar Growth in Healing Skin Wounds
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Jacqueline Barrientos
Univ of Puerto Rico
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Joe Boyd
Northeast Louisiana Univ
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Peter Chiu
UC Berkeley
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Esther Garza
Texas Woman's Univ
The Identification of Novel Semaphorin Molecules Expressed During Xenopus Development
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Glenn Gaviola
Duke Univ
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Alice Liu
UC-Berkeley
The role of c-Myb in breast Carcinoma
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Kimberly Loui
Univ of Arizona
Mapping the Sno gene in mice using interspecific backcross DNA
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Carla Martinez
New Mexico State Univ
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Nikki Pessoa
Hampton Univ
Increases in antisperm autoantibodies at puberty in normal rats
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Patty Shih
UC Berkeley
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David Solkoff,
Pima County Community
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Douglas Wallace
Duke Univ
Regulation of a lethal p44 gene by the lac repressor.
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1995

Patrick E. Baker
Albany State College
An Immunohistochemical Analysis of Hemangiomas and Venous Malformations
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Majin Miquel Castillo
St. Mary's Univ
Potential Synergy of Quinacrine and Taxol Against PC3,PC3M
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Prateek A. Gupta,
Univ of Texas-Austin
Mutagenesis of PKC-alpha
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Carlo E. Madrid
St. Mary's Univ
Conserved RNA Binding Domains of hnRNP Proteins: Role in Subcellular Localization
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Kimyatta R. Morgan
Spelman College
TCR Signal Transduction Compared in three T-Lymphocyte Clones
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Primrose Musingarimi
Univ of the District of Columbia
The Molecular Cloning of the N Terminus of PTP-N3
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Hillary A. Tuttle
Univ of Arizona
Cloning of a Hydrophobic Protein of Candida Albicans
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1994

Gifty Asamani
Long Island Univ, Brooklyn
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Hilma Benjamin
Univ of the Virgin Islands
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Faraha Brewer
North Carolina Central Univ
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Junko Dobson
St. Mary's Univ
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Thomas A. Hall
Univ of the Virgin Islands
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Rumey C. Ishizawar
Brown Univ
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Denise Kresock
Cedar Crest College
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Rene A. Reyes
Barry Univ
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Hemant P. Sharma
Univ of Maryland Baltimore County
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1993

Ara Dawn Bryant
Mississippi Univ for Women
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Veronica C. Estrella
Barry Univ
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Willie Lamar Ozier
Lane College
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Lavida Judith Thomas
Univ of the Virgin Islands
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Michael Watson
Delaware State College
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1992

Jacqueline Calderin-Delgado
Barry Univ
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Ninette Lima
Barry Univ
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Edwin H. Stickney
Univ of Arizona
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Nilesh Uttambhi
Univ of Arizona
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