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E-SURP Awards - 2016

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


Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Ryan Boyle Biomedical Engineering Professor Elliot Botvinick,
Professor Jonathan Lakey
Surface Modification of PTFE and PDMS with Hydrogels to Create Biomaterials
Sioun Lee Biological Sciences Professor William Tang Quantification of Cardiomycotye Alignment
Kim Lin Biological Sciences Professor Christopher Hughes,
Professor Mary Ziegler
3D Microbeads for Breast Cancer Drug Screening
Jacqueline Pham Pharmaceutical Science Professor Christopher Hughes,
Professor Mary Ziegler
Application of 3D Microtumor Beads for Oncology Drug Screening in Colon Cancer
Ci Ren Biomedical Engineering Professor Wendy Liu The Fabrication and Release Profile of PLGA Microparticles Encapsulating Potential Anti-Inflammatory Immunomodulators for Cardiovascular Stents
Zachery Robinson Biomedical Engineering Professor Anna Grosberg Investigating Cellular Defects Arising from the LMNA Mutation
Eashani Sathialingam Biomedical Engineering Professor Elliot Botvinick Quantifying Endocytic Force for DLL1 vs. DLL4 Notch 1 Interactions

Number of Proposals Submitted = 11
Number of Fellowships Awarded = 7
Number of Honorary Fellowships = 0

Total Funds Requested = $21,100
Total Funds Awarded = $14,000

For more information, please contact:

Ann M. Fain, Administrative Manager
The Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology
2400 Engineering Hall
Phone: (949) 824-0071 e-mail: cardio@uci.edu

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