Cancer research

 

The following list includes current and historic, individual student research projects, public presentations from conferences, symposia and exhibitions*, and peer-reviewed publications. For abstracts on each project see Students as Scholars.

*“Supported by:” on Student Conference Presentation records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s participation in the conference, i.e. travel expenses, poster costs, etc.  For on-campus conferences, the supporting entity is usually the academic department sponsoring the event.

**“Supported by:” on Student Research Project records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s research costs, i.e. supplies, materials, equipment, stipends, local or international research travel, etc.


2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Emma Kate Batchelder The Role of EGR1 and FOS in Phorbol Ester-Induced Genetic Reprogramming of AML Cells.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Kayla Bendinelli An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Shannon Marie Bonner An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Samuel A Eaton The Role of EGR1 and FOS in Phorbol Ester-Induced Genetic Reprogramming of AML Cells.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Danny Aladdin-Sinoe Hammoudi Development of New Trypanothione Reductase Inhibitors as Potential Therapeutics for Chagas Disease
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Gavenonis
Jessica Paige Hampton 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Gavin Robert Harter Development of New Trypanothione Reductase Inhibitors as Potential Therapeutics for Chagas Disease
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Gavenonis
Weiyi Huang Development of New Trypanothione Reductase Inhibitors as Potential Therapeutics for Chagas Disease
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Gavenonis
Jacqueline Rachael Hwang Identification of Beta-Catenin-Interacting Proteins in Nuclei of Native Rat Collecting Duct Cell
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Ho An Lau An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Nikita Andreevich Leonov In Silico Analysis and molecular docking study of S-Adenosylhomocysteine Hydrolase Inhibit
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tyler Vincent Llewellyn Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human cells
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Egmidio Medina An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Alexander James Myers An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Eric Thomas Vogt Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human cells
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Madeline Kristine Wheeler Comparison of synthetases in the incorporation of the non-natural amino acid p-azidophenylalanine in the oncogenic protein kRas
Conference: 253rd Annual Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting
Supported by: ACS Women's Chemistry CommitteeR&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Rebecca Connor
Lindsey Samantha Zwecker Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human cells
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Grace Elizabeth Crossland Electrophilic sesquiterpene lactones modulate the heat shock response system.
Conference: 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition
Supported by: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department
Rebecca Connor
Cassandra Elizabeth Holbert Role of Bcl-2 Family Proteins in Phorbol Ester-Induced Apoptosis of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: American Association for Cancer Researchers
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Michael Roberts
Andrew Shriver McGowan Electrophilic modification of heat shock protein 70 by sesquiterpene lactones
Conference: 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition
Rebecca Connor
Alexis N Newton Electrophilic sesquiterpene lactones modulate the heat shock response system.
Conference: 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition
Rebecca Connor
Thomas Walter Nowlan ChIPing Away at ChIP: on the way to identifying targets of scalloped
Conference: Northeast Regional Meeting of the Society of Developmental Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Kirsten Guss
Myungsun Shin Electrophilic modification of heat shock protein 70 by sesquiterpene lactones
Conference: 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition
Rebecca Connor

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Emma Kate Batchelder The Role of Interleukin 1B During Human Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Charlie Franklin Bayne Use of in vivo SELEX to examine a potential base pairing interaction between two discontinuous regions of a non-coding viral RNA
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Kushner
Courtney Elizabeth Capella The Myc Oncogene in Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
La Niece Nicole Carpenter An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
La Niece Nicole Carpenter Curing Cancer in Culture: The Genetic Reprogramming of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
La Niece Nicole Carpenter Curing Cancer in Culture: The Genetic Reprogramming of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Alexander Charles Crawford Expression of BCL-2 and Bcl-6 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Samuel A Eaton The Role of Interleukin 1B During Human Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Samuel A Eaton An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Samuel A Eaton Curing Cancer in Culture: The Genetic Reprogramming of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Mansoor Ahmed Ghoto Can a "survival gene" cause cancer cell death: The curious case of MCL-1.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Mansoor Ahmed Ghoto Curing cancer in culture: The genetic re-programming of human acute myeloid leukemia cells.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Mansoor Ahmed Ghoto Curing Cancer in Culture: The Genetic Reprogramming of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Julia Dalton Hayden The Role of Interleukin 8 During Phorbol Ester Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Julia Dalton Hayden Automated Functional Clustering of the Crotonase Superfamily
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Cassandra Elizabeth Holbert An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Cassandra Elizabeth Holbert Can a "survival gene" cause cancer cell death: The curious case of MCL-1.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Cassandra Elizabeth Holbert Curing Cancer in Culture: The Genetic Reprogramming of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Cassandra Elizabeth Holbert Curing cancer in culture: The genetic re-programming of human acute myeloid leukemia cells.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Christopher Aaron Holmes Expression of BCL-2 and Bcl-6 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Peter Graham Howard The Role of Interleukin 8 During Phorbol Ester Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Nikita Andreevich Leonov Expression of BCL-2 and Bcl-6 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Maxwell S Lio The Expression of the Cyclin/CDK Inhibitor, CDKN1A, in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Kayleigh Elisabeth Makoid Searching for Aneuploid Tolerance Genes
Number of Weeks: 8
Abigail Olivia Marriott Curing Cancer in Culture: The Genetic Reprogramming of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Abigail Olivia Marriott The Myc Oncogene in Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Abigail Olivia Marriott An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: Seraph Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Abigail Olivia Marriott Can a "survival gene" cause cancer cell death: The curious case of MCL-1.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Sahil Rajivshiv Nayyar Optical simulation of metal nanostructures using the discrete dipole approximation
Supported by: Carrie Kouadio, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign: Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Walter Nowlan ChIPing away at ChIP: on the way to identifying targets of scalloped
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Rosemary Lillian Palmieri The Expression of the Cyclin/CDK Inhibitor, CDKN1A, in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Sarah Elizabeth Pelletier The Role of Interleukin 8 During Phorbol Ester Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Nicole Elizabeth Price The Myc Oncogene in Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Ian Samuel Ravin The Expression of the Cyclin/CDK Inhibitor, CDKN1A, in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Elizabeth Anne Reese Reconstitution of LC3-associated phagocytosis in Atg16L1-/- mouse embryonic fibroblasts
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Slade Dylan Reisner The Expression of the Cyclin/CDK Inhibitor, CDKN1A, in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Melissa Beth Rifkin Quantifying Phototoxicity: Singlet Oxygen Production of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Octanol
Number of Weeks: 8
Juliana Dee Schneider Curing cancer in culture: The genetic re-programming of human acute myeloid leukemia cells.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Juliana Dee Schneider Can a "survival gene" cause cancer cell death: The curious case of MCL-1.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Juliana Dee Schneider Curing Cancer in Culture: The Genetic Reprogramming of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Mackenzie Frances Shelgren The Myc Oncogene in Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Evan Andrew Solomon Expression of BCL-2 and Bcl-6 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Megan Ann Stekla The Role of Interleukin 8 During Phorbol Ester Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Suleiman Yousef Sudah The Role of Interleukin 1B During Human Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Monica Ann Thapa The Role of Interleukin 1B During Human Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Bryan Glenn Wacker Investigating the HSF1-HSF2 interaction
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Rinaldys Javier Castillo NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College - In vivo evolution of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Gregory Alan Clark Evaluation of Novel Thiol Derivatization Methods of Allium Species
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Amy Witter
Wesley George Dean Investigating the Neural Control of Muscles Used For Breathing In Boa Constrictors
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback,Mary Niblock
Mansoor Ahmed Ghoto Differentiation induced apoptosis in AML cells: The role of p73 in p53-independent versus p53-mediated apoptosis
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Mansoor Ahmed Ghoto Inducing Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptosis in Human Leukemia Cells: The Roles of c-Myc and p73.
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Jonathan William Jackson Evaluation of Novel Thiol Derivatization Methods of Allium Species
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Amy Witter
Adam Lee Kaminski Shear-thinning hydrogels
Supported by: Stafford Fellowship
Number of Weeks: 8
Alexander Jon Kasznel Characterization of Proteins that Regulate Pre-mRNA Splicing
Conference: 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Chemistry and Materials for Energy
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jennifer Kristina Rush The role of NgBR in regulating ER positive breast tumor resistance to chemotherapuetic drugs
Supported by: Medical College of Wisconsin
Number of Weeks: 9
Rizwan Mohamed Saffie Differentiation induced apoptosis in AML cells: The role of p73 in p53-independent versus p53-mediated apoptosis
Conference: American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Rizwan Mohamed Saffie Inducing Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptosis in Human Leukemia Cells: The Roles of c-Myc and p73.
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Rizwan Mohamed Saffie The Importance Of Fucosyltransferases In Breast Cancer Metastasis
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Rizwan Mohamed Saffie Differentiation induced apoptosis in AML cells: The role of p73 in p53-independent versus p53-mediated apoptosis
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Harold Irvin Salmons Differentiation induced apoptosis in AML cells: The role of p73 in p53-independent versus p53-mediated apoptosis
Conference: American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Harold Irvin Salmons Inducing Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptosis in Human Leukemia Cells: The Roles of c-Myc and p73.
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Harold Irvin Salmons Differentiation induced apoptosis in AML cells: The role of p73 in p53-independent versus p53-mediated apoptosis
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Juliana Dee Schneider Differentiation induced apoptosis in AML cells: The role of p73 in p53-independent versus p53-mediated apoptosis
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Juliana Dee Schneider Inducing Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptosis in Human Leukemia Cells: The Roles of c-Myc and p73.
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Katri Elizabeth Thiele Genomic characterization of corticotropin-releasing hormone in preterm birth
Supported by: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Number of Weeks: 8

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Aaron Dale Brumbaugh NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU):Purification and Analysis of the MJ1598 Protein from Methanocaldococcus jannaschii
Supported by: National Science Foundation (NSF) REU Program, University of Georgia Microbiology
Number of Weeks: 8
Aaron Dale Brumbaugh Green synthesis and characterization of bioreduced nanoparticles
Conference: American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting
Supported by: Ciba Student Travel Award, Green Chemistry Institute, American Chemical Society
Sarah St. Angelo
Susan Sights Buckenmaier Myotoxic and neurotoxic effects of prolonged application of local anesthetics...
Supported by: Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management
Number of Weeks: 8
Tracy Erin Campbell Defining the transcription regulatory network in differentiating human acute myeloid leukemia cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Tracy Erin Campbell Transcription Regulation Profiling during Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: American Association for Cancer Research
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Stuart Changoor Transcription Regulation Profiling during Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: American Association for Cancer Research
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Stuart Changoor Defining the transcription regulatory network in differentiating human acute myeloid leukemia cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Gabriel J DiNatale Effects of alkynyl-parthenolide derivatives on cellular viability, glutathione levels, and cellular signaling of human leukemia cells, THP
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Rebecca Connor
Gabriel J DiNatale Profiling chemotherapeutic-resistant tumor cells
Supported by: National Cancer Insititute ICBP at MIT
Number of Weeks: 9
Gabriel J DiNatale Cellular Effects of Parthenolide Analogs
Rebecca Connor
Mary Shelton Dickinson Memory T cells are activated in the mesenteric lymph node following oral Listeria monocytogenes infection
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jessica Nicole Edenfield Metaplastic Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Chart Review of Molecular Profiling Results and Outcomes
Supported by: Greenville Hospital System, Pathology Department
Number of Weeks: 2
Eric Mark Epstein Transcription Regulation Profiling during Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: American Association for Cancer Research
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Eric Mark Epstein Defining the transcription regulatory network in differentiating human acute myeloid leukemia cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Alma Daniela Garcia Perez NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College - Defining functional regions of Turnip crinkle virus satellite RNA C
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Anastasia Despina Gianakas Dissecting the Roles of the Actin Nucleation Facilitators the Arp2/3 complex and Formin in Structuring the Peripheral Actin Cytoskeleton in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Breanna Sophie Goldner Production and Analysis of Recombinant BCL2-associated AthanoGene 5 (Bag5) Protein
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Rebecca Connor
Kelly E Keenan Characterizing the Transport of Mg2 via the SLC41A1 protein
Supported by: Case Western Reserve University
Number of Weeks: 8
Phoebe Ford Oldach Defining the transcription regulatory network in differentiating human acute myeloid leukemia cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Phoebe Ford Oldach Defining the transcription regulatory network in differentiating human acute myeloid leukemia cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Phoebe Ford Oldach Transcription Regulation Profiling during Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: American Association for Cancer Research
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Jennifer Kristina Rush Role of DNA Methyltransferases in the Proliferation of Cancer Cells
Supported by: Elmhurst College
Number of Weeks: 8
Rizwan Mohamed Saffie The Importance of Fucosyltransferases in Breast Cancer Metastasis
Supported by: Kang Lab, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University
Number of Weeks: 8
Rizwan Mohamed Saffie Defining the transcription regulatory network in differentiating human acute myeloid leukemia cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Robert Michael Sansevere Targeted delivery of therapeutic siRNAs into oral cancer cells overexpressing the epidermal growth factor receptor
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Myungsun Shin Synthesis and evaluation of alkyne derivatives of parthenolide for identification of cellular protein targets
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Rebecca Connor
Myungsun Shin Synthesis and Evaluation of Alkyne Derivatives of Parthenolide for Identification of Cellular Protein Targets
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Rebecca Connor
Myungsun Shin Synthesis and evaluation of alkyne derivatives of parthenolide for identification of cellular protein targets
Conference: 245th National ACS MeetingAmerican Chemical Society
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Rebecca Connor
Natalie Mary Stanley Bioinformatic Prediction of Expression Patterns Based on Promoter Sequence in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Natalie Mary Stanley Using Bioinformatic Approaches to Predict Gene Expression Patterns from Promoter Structure in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference: Undergrad Research at the Capitol
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Natalie Mary Stanley Transcription Regulation Profiling during Leukemia Cell Reprogramming
Conference: American Association for Cancer Research
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Natalie Mary Stanley Defining the transcription regulatory network in differentiating human acute myeloid leukemia cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Natalie Mary Stanley Defining the transcription regulatory network in differentiating human acute myeloid leukemia cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Jerone Tyler Stoner Determining the Significance of ZNF217 Overexpression Leading to Metabolic Shifts and Breast Cancer
Supported by: Notre Dame Biology NSF REU Program
Number of Weeks: 8
Katri Elizabeth Thiele Purification and characterization of putative giant viral prolyl-4-hydroxylase enzymes.
Supported by: University of Zurich- Physiology Department
Number of Weeks: 8
Richard Matthew Weeks Dissecting the Roles of the Actin Nucleation Facilitators the Arp2/3 complex and Formin in Structuring the Peripheral Actin Cytoskeleton in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Richard Matthew Weeks Sea Urchin Embryogenesis is Negatively Impacted by Seawater Acidified via CO2 Enrichment: A Laboratory Exercise for Teaching about the Impacts of Climate Change-Associated Ocean Acidification
Conference: Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XXI
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
John Henson
Richard Matthew Weeks Sea Urchin Embryogenesis is Negatively Impacted by Seawater Acidified via CO2 Enrichment: A Laboratory Exercise for Teaching about the Impacts of Climate Change-Associated Ocean Acidification
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Brett Michael Weidman EPA Method 25D Analysis of Volatile Compounds in Oil Waste
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Taylor Nicole Weilnau Evaluation of a novel OBGYN residency interview process to assess emotional intelligence
Supported by: Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown PA
Number of Weeks: 9
Mesrob Yeterian Dissecting the Roles of the Actin Nucleation Facilitators the Arp2/3 complex and Formin in Structuring the Peripheral Actin Cytoskeleton in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson

2012-2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Christine Brooke Neville Investigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
Number of Weeks: 26
John Henson

2012-13

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Aaron A Cook Purification and Characterization of BAG5
Rebecca Connor
Breanna Sophie Goldner Protein Engineering of Molecular Chaperone BAG5
Rebecca Connor
Eileen Shen Investigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
Number of Weeks: 26
John Henson

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Christina Elizabeth Baum The transcription factor PRDM8 and its target gene EOMES are up-regulated in human leukemia cells induced to differentiate by PMA
Conference: 2012 Annual Science Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Michael Edward Benson MAFK and target gene, C-FOS, response to phorbol ester in HL60 cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Nicole Johana Briceno Re-programming Leukemia Cells: Possible Role of the Nuclear Receptor Transcription Family (NR4A) in Leukemia Cell Self-Destruction
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Jamie Ray Bugel Re-programming Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Catherine Bridget Campbell Re-programming Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Catherine Bridget Campbell Re-programming Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Tracy Erin Campbell The up-regulation of MAF-F and JUN-B in the HL-60 leukemia cell line after PMA treatment inhibits cell proliferation
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Thanprakorn Chiramanewong Cellular Response of Leukemia Cells to an Alkyne-Modified Parthenolide Derivative
Number of Weeks: 13
Rebecca Connor
Eric Benjamin Collins Changes in transcription of the MAFB gene and target gene EOMES after PMA treatment in leukemia cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Robert James Cox Effects of macrophage migration inhibitory facto (MIF) on bladder smooth muscle and fibroblast cell survival
Supported by: UConn Center on Aging
Number of Weeks: 8
Gabriel J DiNatale Investigation of the Cellular Action of the Natural Product, Parthenolide
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Rebecca Connor
Eric Mark Epstein MAFK and target gene, C-FOS, response to phorbol ester in HL60 cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Anastasia Despina Gianakas Changes in transcription of the MAFB gene and target gene EOMES after PMA treatment in leukemia cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Nicholas Samuel Gubitosi MAFK and target gene, C-FOS, response to phorbol ester in HL60 cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Abigail Elizabeth Haenssler PCR and Immunofluorescent Analysis of NR4A1 Expression in HL-60 Cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Jennifer Kay Hibben NSF 0918624: Collaborative Research/RUI: Evolution of satC RNA with Turnip Crinkle Virus RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Shelly Hwang Changes in transcription of the MAFB gene and target gene EOMES after PMA treatment in leukemia cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Matthew William Miller PCR and Immunofluorescent Analysis of NR4A1 Expression in HL-60 Cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Emily Ann Peterpaul MAFK and target gene, C-FOS, response to phorbol ester in HL60 cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Nicole Elizabeth Price Molecular Biology Research, Handelsman Lab
Supported by: Yale University, Handelsman Lab
Number of Weeks: 8
Shuo Qiu Changes in transcription of the MAFB gene and target gene EOMES after PMA treatment in leukemia cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Rizwan Mohamed Saffie Treatment of leukemia cells with PMA up-regulates PRDM1 and down-regulates myc.
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Kathryn Anna McAndrew Schlechtweg The up-regulation of MAF-F and JUN-B in the HL-60 leukemia cell line after PMA treatment inhibits cell proliferation
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Myungsun Shin Synthesis of materials toward the click chemical profiling of parthenolide in THP-1 cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Rebecca Connor
Natalie Mary Stanley Re-programming Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Natalie Mary Stanley Re-programming Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Amelia Linger Szabat The up-regulation of MAF-F and JUN-B in the HL-60 leukemia cell line after PMA treatment inhibits cell proliferation
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Katri Elizabeth Thiele Cellular heat shock response in human osteosarcoma cells
Supported by: Sistonen Laboratory
Number of Weeks: 7
Chan Voong Investigating the Cytoxicity of NAMI-A Derived Compounds
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kristi Humphreys
Taylor Nicole Weilnau The transcription factor PRDM8 and its target gene EOMES are up-regulated in human leukemia cells induced to differentiate by PMA
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Robert James Allaway Morphogenesis of HL-60 Human Leukemia Cells Treated with Phorbol Ester
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Robert James Allaway Morphogenesis of HL-60 human leukemia cells treated with the phorbol ester PMA.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Sarah Elisabeth Brnich Mathematical and Computational Techniques for Microarray Data Analysis.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Sarah Elisabeth Brnich Genetic re-programming of the acute myeloid leukemia cell line HL-60
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester
Elise Marguerite Fiala Molecular Characterization of Canine Beta-Globin Gene Cluster
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Julia Elizabeth Filiberti Mathematical and Computational Techniques for Microarray Data Analysis.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Noah Raphael Morgenstein Morphogenesis of HL-60 Human Leukemia Cells Treated with Phorbol Ester
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Miles David Nelson Assessing the sequence requirements of the DR element of Turnip crinkle virus satellite RNA C
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Kushner
Ahkeem James Simmons Morphogenesis of HL-60 human leukemia cells treated with the phorbol ester PMA.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Ahkeem James Simmons Morphogenesis of HL-60 Human Leukemia Cells Treated with Phorbol Ester
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Phung Tieu Vuong Pro-neurotrophin/p75 receptor pathway and the recovery process post traumatic brain injury
Supported by: Rutgers/UMDNJ NeuroSURP
Number of Weeks: 9

2010

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Caitlin Elizabeth Barnes Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
David Charles Bittner Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Sarah Elisabeth Brnich Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Jessica Lynne Caban Australia (biology, biochemistry and molecular biology)
Number of Weeks: 13
Jack Michael Colicchio Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Bryan William Conner Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Carla Elise Cox Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Michael Joseph Crowley Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Matthew Joseph DeStefano Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Ryan David Deeds Global Changes in Gene Expression During Phorbol Ester-Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Simon Matthew Dosovitz Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Julia Elizabeth Filiberti Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Michael Jude Grant Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Allison Elizabeth Hall Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Victor Sung Hoi Koo Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Abby Christine Larson Global Changes in Gene Expression During Phorbol Ester-Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Brandon Jongwon Lee Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Caitlin Elise Macaluso Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Katherine Ann Manning Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Michael Webster Mansuy Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Jennah Asalmah Morgan Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Stephanie LeAnn Neal Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Senaka Yoshio Ratnayake Global Changes in Gene Expression During Phorbol Ester-Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
William Carlos Schaffenburg Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Meredith Suzanne Schaudies Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Adnan Zahir Solaiman Global Changes in Gene Expression During Phorbol Ester-Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Emily Marie Swain Global Changes in Gene Expression During Phorbol Ester-Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Sara Van Meerbeke Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Amy Louise Williamson Global Changes in Gene Expression During Phorbol Ester-Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Erica Nicole Zagaja Changes in transcription factor gene expression during human leukemia cell differentiation.
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Ryan David Deeds Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science FoundationR&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Kelly Marie LaRue Microbial Diversity Research Poster Presentation
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Joshua Sturgess Lichtman My Engage the World Experience: Water Quality Research in Guam
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Senaka Yoshio Ratnayake Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science FoundationR&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 9
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Adnan Zahir Solaiman Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science FoundationR&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 11
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Emily Marie Swain Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science FoundationR&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 10
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Amy Louise Williamson Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science FoundationR&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 13
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Danielle Rian Waranch The Effect of Caffeine on the Feeding Responses of Gypsy Moth Larvae, Lymantria dispar (L.)
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute

2005

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Elizabeth Kwon Ruszak Chloromethylprotease inhibitory effects of HPV infected keratinocytes
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Alicia Tang The role of Pin1 in Regulation of p63, a p53 protein related to human tumorigenesis
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8

2004

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Aboluwade O Ayodele Determination of Disinfection By-Products (DBP) from the chlorination of macro-molecules and bio-molecules in drinking water supplies. Dr. Brian Halsall, University of Cincinnati
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Kira Marie Krivy The role of centrosomal NuMA in multipolar spindles in cancer cells. Dr. Williams Saunders Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Jennifer M Rothberg The Diadenosine Polyphospatase "Invasion" homolog in Agrobacterium Tumefaciens. Dr. Suzanne O'Handley, Rochester Institute of Technology
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Marissa Simpson Molecular biology and NMR to study retroviral genome recognition and packaging of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Dr. Mike Summers, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Eleonore P Werner Clone, express, purify and determine function of CaFpg protein. Susan S. Wallace, University of Vermont.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8

2001

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Megan Christine Blair Identifying molecules for the treatment of diabetes
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Damien Garbett Study of Epidermal Growth Factor and Ca2 Efflux in Mammalian Oocyte
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Beth Ellen Gern Demonstration of the scaffolding function of the protein Ksr in linking Raf, ERK, and MEK in the MAP kinase signaling pathway./Role of the Scaffolding Protein Ksr in Activation of the MAP Kinase Pathway.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana R McGregor Yeast Two-Hybrid Interactions Between NAC Proteins and other Trsncription Factor Encoding Genes in Arabidopsis
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Faith Melissa Peluso Interactions between virus and hairpin promoters in the Turnip Crinkle Virus
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Jennifer L Picarsic Development of Gene Tissue for Early Lung Cancer using novel invitro model of lung cancer
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10

1996

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Brooke Leigh Slaton NSF 9501428 Infrared Matrix Isolation Studies of Cyclic Hydrocarbons with Nitrogen and Oxygen Bases
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Cindy Samet
Brooke Leigh Slaton NSF 9501428 Infrared Matrix Isolation Studies of Cyclic Hydrocarbons with Nitrogen and Oxygen Bases
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Cindy Samet