Graduate Research Day 2018

34thannual GRADUATE RESEARCH DAY

 

Bruce Hammock with student at poster session

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124

Graduate Student Poster Presentations

16

Post-Doctoral Fellow Poster Presentations

9

Post-Doctoral Fellow Oral Presentations


 

2018 AWARD WINNERS 


 

FISHER PHI KAPPA PHI AWARD 

Xueyi Li

Xueyi Li

Department: Vascular Biology 

Poster Title: Regulation of Galectin-3 Expression in Pulmonary Vascular Smooth Muscle by DNA Methylation

 

JI CHENG MEMORIAL AWARD 

Sahay Khushboo

Khushboo Sahay 

Department: Physiology

Poster Title: Regulation of Galectin-3 Expression in Pulmonary Vascular Smooth Muscle by DNA Methylation


EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH  AWARD

 

Allied Health 

Bryan Erikson

Bryan erikson

Poster Title: Innate Immune Receptor Trem-1 is Essential for Recruitment of Inflammatory Cells and Promotion of Liver Fibrosis

 

Biochemistry & Cancer Biology - R. August Roesel Memorial Award

Mohammad Rashid

Mohammad Rashid 

Poster Title: Innate Immune Receptor Trem-1 is Essential for Recruitment of Inflammatory Cells and Promotion of Liver Fibrosis

 

Cell Biology & Anatomy 

Devi Boggupalli

Devi Boggupalli 

Poster Title: Tropomyosin1c Levels are Regulated by Slmb-Mediated Degradation

 

Cancer - Georgia Cancer Center Award

Aaron Fan

Aaron Fan

Poster Title: Constitutively Active STAT5 in Antigen-Specific CD8 T Cells Enhances the Antitumor Effect of Adoptive Cell Transfer with Peptide Vaccination

 

 

Endocrinology - Virendra B. Mahesh Award

Yujiao Lu

Yujiao Lu 

Poster Title: Neuron-Derived Estrogen Regulates Synaptic Plasticity and Memory

 

Genomic Medicine

Lynn Tran

Lynn Tran

Poster Title: 19-Gene Risk Score Predicts Poor Survival in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients

 

Nursing

Christopher Barnes

Christopher barnes

Poster Title: Evaluating the Incidence of Thrombotic and Hemorrhagic Events in the Absence of Maintenance Anticoagulation in Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS)

 

Medical Illustration

Kyana Afshar

Kyana afshar

Poster Title: Designing For Patient Education

 

Molecular Medicine

Lauren Prusinski

Lauren prusinski

Poster Title: Diminished DNA Repair Capacity in Stem Cells from Human Uterine Fibroids vs. Adjacent Myometrium Compromises Genomic Integrity and Increases Tumorigenesis

 

Neuroscience

Grace Fox

Grace Fox

Poster Title: Dopamine Rebound-Excitation as Safety Signals in Fear Processing

 

Pharmacology - Lowell M. Greenbaum Award 

Reem Atawia

REEM ATAWIA

Poster Title: Role of Arginase 2 in Diet-Induced Obesity, Metabolic Dysregulation and Visceral Adipose Tissue  (VAT) Inflammation

 

Physiology

Mahmoud Abdelbary

Mahmoud abdelbary

Poster Title: Inhibition of Necrosis Via Necrox-5 Attenuates the Development of Hypertension in Male, but not Female Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHR)

 

Public Health

Lynn Tran

Amanda thomas

Poster Title: Compound Effects of Alcohol and Obesity on Alveolar Lung Tissue

 

Vision - James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute Award

Khaled Elmasry

KHALED ELMASRY

Poster Title: Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress/NADPH Oxidase Interplay in 12/15-Lipoxygenase Induced Retinal Microvascular Impairment

 

 Vascular Biology

Oseghale Aluya

Aluya oseghale

Poster Title: Novel Esters of Butyrate and d-Aminolevulinate Increase g-Globin and Fetal Hemoglobin Synthesis by Inactivating eIF2α Kinase in Erythroid Progenitors

 

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH 

 

Rabaei Alaisami

Rabei alaisami

Discipline: Public Health

Poster Title: Quality of Healthcare Delivery in For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit Hospitals

 

 

Jason Holt

Leann Boyd, Jason Holt*, Karyn Warren 

Discipline: Education Innovation

Poster Title: Restorative Justice as Understood and Perceived by Teachers in Two Rural Georgia Middle Schools

 

 

Katherine Covington

Katherine covington

Discipline: Psychology

Poster Title: Himalayan Sea Salt: Salt of the Earth or New Millennium Snake Oil?

 

 

Alec Davila

Alec Davila

Discipline: Vascular Biology

Poster Title: Adenosine Kinase Inhibition Augments Conducted Vasodilation and LV Diastolic Dysfunction in Obese ZSF1 Rats

 

 

Jessica Dillard Wright

Jessica Dillard-Wright

Discipline: Nursing

Poster Title: Nurse as Knowledge Worker: A Conceptual Framework to Guide Nursing Research

 

 

Deborah Mulling

Deboarh Mulling

Discipline: Nursing

Poster Title: Operating Room Foot Traffic Quality Improvement Initiative


UGA Clinical & Experimental Therapeutics Award

Mohammed Sayed

Mohammed Sayed

Poster Title: Characterization of the Development of Post-Stroke Cognitive Impairment: The Effect of Hypertension


 

AWARD EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH BY A POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW 

POSTER PRESENTATION 

Ann Thu Nguyen-Lefebvre

AnH Thu Nguyen-Lefebvre

Department: Molecular Oncology

Poster Title: Innate Immune Receptor Trem-1 is Essential for Recruitment of Inflammatory Cells and Promotion of Liver Fibrosis

ORAL PRESENTATION 

HUSSEIN SULTAN


Hussein Sultan

Department: Molecular Oncology

Poster Title: Sustained Il2 Signaling Enhances the Antitumor Effect of Peptide-Based Vaccines by Enhancing T Cell Expansion and Preventing PD-1 Inhibition