Graduate Research Day 2017

GRD 2017

93

Graduate Student Poster Presentations

9

Postdoctoral Fellows – Oral Presentations

7

Postdoctoral Fellows – Poster Presentations


 

AWARD WINNERS 


 

FISHER PHI KAPPA PHI AWARD 

Xueyi Li

Xueyi Li

Department: Vascular Biology 

Poster Title: Epigenetic Regulation of Galectin-3 in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

 

JI CHENG MEMORIAL AWARD 

Laurn Prusinski

Lauren Prusinski

Department: 

Poster Title: Early-Life Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Leads to the Development of Uterine Fibroids by Impairing DNA Repair Capacity in Myometrial Stem Cells


EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH  AWARD

 

Allied Health 

Andrya Deghelder

Andrya DeGhelder

Poster Title: Standardized Clot Lysis Assay for Enzymatic Activity Quantification of Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activators

 

Biochemistry & Cancer Biology - R. August Roesel Memorial Award

Hussein Sultan

Hussein Sultan

Poster Title: Enhancing the Effectivenss of Cancer Immunotherapy by Promoting T Cell Infiltration

 

Cell Biology & Anatomy 

Devi Boggupalli

Chandler Goldman

Poster Title: Egalitarian: The “Missing Link” between Localized mRNAs and Dynein

 

Cancer - Georgia Cancer Center Award

Aaron Fan

Aaron Fan

Poster Title: Peptide Vaccine Enhances Antitumor Effect of Adoptive Cell Transfer Using Genetically Engineered T Cells

 

 

Endocrinology - Virendra B. Mahesh Award

Lauren Prusinski

Lauren Prusinski

Poster Title: Early-Life Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Leads to the Development of Uterine Fibroids by Impairing DNA Repair Capacity in Myometrial Stem Cells

 

Genomic Medicine

Paul Tran

Paul Tran

Poster Title: Development of a High-Throughput Cell-Free DNA Preparation and Analysis Pipeline for Cancer Serum

 

Nursing

Amanda Howard

Amanda Howard

Poster Title: Validation of Micronutrients against Food Frequency Questionnaire Diet Intakes using Simulating Diets

 

Medical Illustration Educational Multimedia Award

Christina Pecora

Christina Pecora

Poster Title: Anatomy of a Patient Education Visual

 

Neuroscience

Grace Fox

Grace Fox

Poster Title: Basic Computational Logic of Striatal Motor Circuits

 

Pharmacology - Lowell M. Greenbaum Award 

Sean Naughton

Sean Naughton

Poster Title: Organophosphate Toxicology in Myelin and Mitochondria

 

Physiology

Ryan Crisplin

G. Ryan Crislip

Poster Title: Novel Use of Ultrasound to Measure Regional Kidney Volume Changes Post Ischemia Reperfusion (IR) in Male and Female Rats

 

Public Health

Daniel Wenger

Daniel Wenger

Poster Title: Electronic Disease Notification:  System Review and Follow-up Analysis

 

Vision - James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute Award

Esraa Shosha

Esraa Shosha

Poster Title: Retinal Ischemia Reperfusion:  Role of Arginase 2

 

 Vascular Biology

Lin Huiping

Huiping Lin

Poster Title: High-Throughput Identification of Selective Macropinocytosis Inhibitors

 

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL AWARD FOR Excellence IN RESEARCH 

 

Kartik Angara

Kartik Angara

Discipline: Biochemistry & Cancer Biology

Poster Title: Vascular Mimicry Drives Anti-Angiogenic Therapy Resistance in Glioblastoma

 

Bianca Islam

Bianca Islam

Discipline: Biochemistry & Cancer Biology

Poster Title: Cyclic GMP-Independent Inhibition of Colon Cancer Cell Growth by Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors

 

 

Priscilla Redd

Priscilla Redd

Discipline: Biochemistry & Cancer Biology

Poster Title: SETD1B Compensates Loss of IRF8 Expression to Activate iNOS Expression in Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells Through an Epigenetic Mechanism

 

Sarah Sharman

Sarah Sharman

Discipline: Biochemistry & Cancer Biology

Poster Title: Cyclic GMP-Elevating Agents Suppress Intestinal Tumorigenesis in Apemin/+ Mice

 

 

Lisa Smiley

Lisa Smiley

Discipline: Nursing

Poster Title: A Program Plan for Tracking of Body Mass Index as an Indicator for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

 
Nicole Widjaja

Nicole Widjaja

Discipline: Oral Biology

Poster Title: Persistence of Lipophilic Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate as a Virucidal Compound Against Norovirus


UGA Clinical & Experimental Therapeutics Award

Wael Eldahshan

Wael Eldahshan

Poster Title: Angiotensin Type 2 Receptor Stimulation with Compound 21 Improves Stroke Outcome in Female Rats  


 

AWARD EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH BY A POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW 

POSTER PRESENTATION 

Islam Osman

Islam Osman

Department: Pharmacology

Poster Title: The Novel Role of Tea Domain Transcription Factor 1 in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation and Neointima Formation

 

ORAL PRESENTATION 

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Jessica Faulkner

Department: Vascular Biology

Title: Endothelial Mineralocorticoid Receptors:  Novel Sex Discrepancy in Obesity-Associated Vascular


Award for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Medical Resident

Brian Le

Brian Le

Poster Title: Osteoporotic Fractures in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and End Stage Renal Disease