Spring 2004 Grant Recipients - (T-Z)

Student Name


Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Brad J. Taylor

Information & Computer Science

Professor Nader Bagherzadeh
Professor Falko Kuester

Automatic Texturing of Three-Dimensional Avatars

Michael A. Thompson


Professor Reginald M. Penner

Thermoelectric Properties of Lead Telluride Nanowire Arrays

Bayan W. Towfiq

Physics/ Information and Computer Science

Professor Steven Barwick


Linh N. Truong

Biological Sciences

Professor Ranjan Gupta

Effects of Mechanical Stress on Schwann Cell MAG and MBP Protein Expression

Nicholas J. Urrea

Information & Computer Science

Professor Tadashi Nakano
Professor Tatsuya Suda

A Simulation Study of Evolvable Network Services

Jonathan L. Velasquez

Biological Sciences/ Philosophy

Professor Steven M. Lipkin

Common MLH1, MSH2 and MSH6 Coding and Splice-Junction Variants That Increase the Risk of Developing Colorectal Cancer

Brijeshwar S. Virk

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Paul Jesilow

California Bureau of Weights and Measures, Regulation and Enforcement

Cindy H. Wang

Biological Sciences/ Chinese, Classics

Professor Adriana D. Briscoe

Evolution of the Period and Ef1-? Genes in Lepidoptera

Khin M. Win

Biological Sciences

Professor Jorge A. Busciglio

Characterization of Tau Isoforms Expressed in Cultured Human Cortical Neurons on Poly-L-lysine and Laminin Substrates

Cinda Wu


Professor Carl W. Cotman

Endothelin System in the Brain: Possible Mechanism for the Protective Effects of Exercise.

Amy M. Yeh

Biological Sciences

Professor Tallie Z. Baram

HCN mRNA Expression in the Hippocampus After Early Life Seizures

Gisoo s. Zarrabi

Biological Sciences

Professor Linda D. Nelson

Identifying Mild Cognitive Impairments in the Elderly