Spring 2013 Grant Recipients - (G-L)

Student Name


Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Kevin J. Garrison


Professor Thomas Douglas
Professor Kristin Peterson

Taiwan’s Emerging Democracy: A Diamond In The Rough Of Third World Modernization

Jonathan M. Gonzales

Biological Sciences

Professor Henry Hirschberg

Photodynamic Therapy Mediated by Cerenkov Light Emitted from Radiopharmaceuticals

Marla Goodfellow

Biological Sciences

Professor Eman Azizi

Neuromuscular Control of Landing

Lucas K. Gutierrez

Biological Sciences

Professor Lbachir BenMohamed

Use of ELISA to determine HSV-1 and HSV-2 Infection

Richard Gutierrez

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Paolo Casali

PI(3)K p85α-Dependent Induction of CSR in C57BL/6 Mice Mucosae

Anastasia J. Harris


Professor Kenneth J. Shea

A Concise Total Synthesis of (–)-Stenine

Sonja M. Hourany


Professor Gary Richardson

Bank Success/Failure and Its Effect on Their Presidents

Yu Yi Huang


Professor Scott Rychnovsky

Formation of Highly Substituted Tetrahydropyrans via Mukaiyama Aldol Cyclization

Lisa Huang

Economics/ Anthropology

Professor Gary Richardson

Individual Wealth and Bank Performance

Jocelyn A. Huey

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Mahtab Jafari

Rhodiola Rosea and Cyclic AMP Signaling

Brian K. Jow

Biological Sciences

Professor Petra E. Wilder-Smith

Assessing Dentition Health Beneath Resin Restorations with Low-Frequency IR Imaging

Nicole M. Kelder

Biological Sciences

Professor Andrej Luptak

Analyzing Up-Regulation of Pro-Apoptotic Proteins in Irradiated Breast Adenomas, Mouse Neural Stem Cells, and Neuroblastomas

Ryan P. King

Biological Sciences

Professor Scott Rychnovsky

Determination of Absolute Configuration of Diols Using the Competing Enantioselective Conversion (CEC) Method

Daniel D. Kohanchi

Biological Sciences

Professor Petra Wilder-Smith

Livionex Inc. In Vivo Study to Evaluate Test Dental Gel in an in-situ Erosion Remineralization Model

Patrick Lai

Business Economics

Professor Gary Richardson

The Closing and Resurfacing of Banks during the Great Depression

Lisa Lei


Professor John Liu

How Chinese Restaurants Culture Create Mobility in Chinese Immigrant Communities

Hao Li

Chemistry/ Biological Science

Professor James S. Nowick

Exploring the Sequences and Corresponding Structures of Amyloid Beta-Sheet Mimics

Kimberly A. Lim

Biological Sciences

Professor Christopher C. Hughes

Wnt5a Regulates Ang-1/Tie-2 Signaling in Endothelial Cells

Nina Long

Biological Sciences

Professor Stephanie Tjen-A-Looi

GABA (γ-amino butyric acid) Mechanism in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarius (NTS) during Actions of Electroacupuncture on Cardiopulmonary Induced Hypotension