Spring 2008 Grant Recipients - (GROUP)
 

Student Name

Major(s)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Kyrellos M. Beshay

Biological Sciences

Professor Brian Wong

Investigating the Effects of Attractiveness by Chin Alteration Using Leganís Theory

Melissa A. Chavez

Raymond Lim

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor David A. Fruman

Anti-Leukemic Efficacy of Inhibiting PI3K/Akt/mTOR Simultaneously

Bryan T. Chow

Bonnie L. Lo

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Art History

Professor David Camerini

Expression and Purification of Novel Human β-Defensins and the Characterization of their Anti-HIV-1 and Antimicrobial Activity

Joshua C. Cheng

Michelle X. Ding

Biomedical Engineering

Biological Sciences

Professor Arthur Lander

Visualization of the Transport of Individual Dpp Particles in Drosophila S2 Cells during Embryonic Development by Binding to Quantum Dots

John Boyd

James Costanzo

Hong-Hoa Do

Mark Epelbaum

Raul Martinez

An Nguyen

Jeffrey Wilschke

Leah Zaragoza

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/ Materials Science Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/ Materials Science Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Kenneth Mease

UCI Rocket Project

Maral C . Gazarian

Biological Sciences

Professor Mahtab Jafari

Testing Stress Resistance of Rhodiola rosea-Fed Fruit Flies to Free Radical Generators

Yazeed Ibrahim

Biological Sciences

Professor Jennifer Martiny

Synechococcus spp. Cyanophage Abundance and Diversity in Newport Coast

Monica Castaneda

Brian James

Chemical Engineering

Materials Science Engineering

Professor Regina Ragan

Effect of Localized Charged Defects on Nanowire Sensor Sensitivty

Nicholas C. Juni

Adela Stroescu

Biomedical Engineering

Biological Sciences

Professor Michael R. Rose

Effects of Increased Fat Storage on Cardiac Function in Drosophila melanogaster

Bryan Q. Le

Biological Sciences

Professor Shaul Mukamel

RNA Conformational Dynamics: Computing Folding Trajectories Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Christopher M. Hardy

Aurora K. Leport

Biological Sciences

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Michael R. Rose

Longevity and Bacterial Resistance in Drosophila melanogaster

Sandy C. Liu

Sandy C. Liu

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Kenneth M. Baldwin

The Effects of the NOS System on Regulating Transcription Factors Involved in Hypertrophy of Overloaded Soleus and Plantaris Skeletal Muscles

Dan Brahan

Miles Chen

Henry Lang

David Millar

Tavis Werts

Po-Tsung Wu

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor James Bobrow

Chainless Challenge

Tahereh Jaafari

Andrew M. Johnson

Elyssa A. Margallo

Anne T. Nguyen

Vena S. Sobhawongse

Allen Y. Suh

Jessica S. Taylor

Leya E. Worcester

Aerospace Engineering/ Public Health Policy

Not On This List/ Public Health Policy

International Studies/ Public Health Policy

Biological Sciences

Aerospace Engineering/ Public Health

Not On This List/ Public Health Policy

Not On This List/ Public Health Science

Not On This List/ Public Health Science

Professor Scott Bartell
Professor Zuzana Bic
Professor David Timberlake

"What Is Public Health?" A Study on Public Health Literacy and Intervention

Jeremy L. Ovadia

Mathematics

Professor Kieron Burke

Expanding a Semiclassical Approach to Density Functional Theory of Non-Interacting Atoms

Leann S. Mainis

Natalie A. Popenko

Chemistry

Biological Sciences

Professor Brian Wong

Correlating Metrically Adjusted Facial Aesthetics and Attractiveness Scores of the Lips

Sarahi Loya

Samer Roumani

Not On This List

Biological Sciences

Professor Shahram Lotfipour
Professor Michael Menchine

Cross-Border Utilization of Health Services

Quinn M. Sorenson

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Professor F. Lynn Carpenter

Does Facilitation of Ecological Succession on Tropical Pastures also Hasten Earthworm Succession?

Patrick K. Sung

English

Professor Jonathan F. Alexander

Turning Japanese? Cultural Reimaginings in Western Boys' Love Fandom

Kevin Y. Wang

History/ Educational Studies, Political Science

Professor David Igler

The Gold Rush as an Instance of Globalization

Arya Ahmadi-Ardakani

Matthew Bennett

Anton Birkel

Kyle Chang

Peter Hall

James Hu

Keita Imai

Derek Lee

Maria Petrosyan

Erik Rubow

Viviana Villareal

Andria L. Welsh

Leon Wen

Robbie Woo

Electrical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering/ Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Material Science Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Professor Benjamin Villac

UCISAT-1

Ogen J. Aslanian

Leya E. Worcester

Biological Sciences

Aerospace Engineering/ Public Health Science

Professor Elysia P. Davis
Professor Wendy Goldberg

The Effects of Maternal Sensitivity on the Development of Behavioral Inhibition in Two-Year Old Children

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