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E-SURP Fellows are expected to adhere to specific research and general conduct rules. Please click here to view the E-SURP Policy & Regulation Manual.

Congratulations to the following students for receiving an Edwards Lifesciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (E-SURP) Fellowship in support of their faculty-mentored research projects.

Student Name

Major(s)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

William Agnew Biomedical Engineering Professor William Tang Investigation of Polyvinyl Difluoride (PVDF)-Based Micro-Cantilevers for Studying Cardiomyocyte Contractility
Hamza Atcha Biomedical Engineering Professor Wendy Liu Study of Macrophage Behavior under Uniaxial and Biaxial Stretch
Danielle Behrens Biomedical Engineering Professor Elliot Botvinick Physiological Response to Degradation and Permeability of Alginate Capsules
Ryan Boyle Biomedical Engineering Professor Elliot Botvinick Physiological Response to Degradation and Permeability of Alginate Capsules
Tiffany Chien Biomedical Engineering Professor Elliot Hui 3D Patterning of Myogenesis using 2 Photon Optogenetics
Jason Core Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine Professor Anna Grosberg Investigating Nuclear Morphology and its Significance in Cardiomyopathies
Waleed Dahbour Mechanical Engineering Professor Anna Grosberg Cell Stretcher Devices for Stretching of Cardiomyocytes
Brian Dertli Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine Professor Sabee Molloi Myocardium Bed Perfusion Calculation using Computed Tomography
Nazilya Gasanova Biological Sciences Professor Christopher Hughes Investigating the Role of Wnt5a Signaling in Blood Vessel Maturation in vivo
Junghyun Kim Biomedical Engineering Professor Christopher Hughes Investigating Vascular Permeability In a 3D in-vitro Human Microtissue
Shant Malkasian Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine Professor Sabee Molloi
Professor Benjamin Ziemer
Quantification of Regional Myocardium at Risk using Computed Tomography Angiography
Alexa Nazarian Biomedical Engineering Professor Michelle Khine Optimization of an in vitro Cardiac Organoid Model: Effect of Elasticity on Cardiomyocyte Function
Thai Nguyen Biomedical Engineering Professor Benard Choi Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging with Raspberry Pi
Eashani Sathialingam Biomedical Engineering Professor Elliot Botvinick Understanding Biophysical Data to Explain Notch Signaling
Ali Siddiqui Biomedical Engineering Professor Michelle Khine Superhydrophobic Closed-Channel Microfluidic Devices to Prevent Non-Specific Binding and Reduce Drag
Lucy Zhuang Biomedical Engineering Professor Michelle Khine Engineering a Rotational 3-Dimensional Cardiac Organoid Balloon
 

Number of Proposals Submitted = 16
Number of Fellowships Awarded = 10
Number of Honorary Fellowships = 6

Total Funds Requested = $31,449
Total Funds Awarded = $20,000

For more information, please contact:

Anu Nanjappa, Assistant Director
The Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology
2400 Engineering Hall
Phone: (949) 824-0071 e-mail: cardio@uci.edu

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