Spring 2014 Grant Recipients - (G-L)

Student Name


Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Rupal Golakiea

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Mahtab Jafari

The Action of Rhodiola rosea on Drosophila Lifespan and Cyclic AMP Levels

Robert A. Gutierrez

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Jered Haun

Quantitative Measurement of Antigen and Nanoparticles

Anthony B. Han

Biomedical Engineering

Professor William C. Tang

Microfluidic Platforms for Enrichment and Capture of Circulating Tumor Cells in Blood

Katrina Henrikson

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Jered Haun

Cell Filtration through a Microfabricated Membrane Filter Device

Sean p. Hogan

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Mahtab Jafari

The Effect of Rhodiola rosea on Carbohydrate Metabolism in Drosophila melanogaster

Carolyn T. Hua

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Andrej Luptak

In vitro Selection of Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate Aptamers in a Human Genomic Pool

Grace Huynh

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Edwin S. Monuki

Comparison of Different Concentrations of BMP Signaling and Kinetics

Emily M. Kha

Biomedical Engineering

Professor William C. Tang

A Quantitative Study of Cell Biomechanics using Piezoresistive Transducers

Ryan P. King

Chemistry/ Biological Sciences

Professor Scott Rychnovsky

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

Abbie A. La

Chemistry/ Biology

Professor Dana W. Aswad

Neurological Behavior Effects of Protein L-isoaspartyl Methyltransferase (PIMT) in Wild Type and Heterozygous Mice

Louai Labanieh

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Weian Zhao

Structure-Switching Insulin Biosensor for Point-of-Care Diagnostics

Bijal D. Lal

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Sarah Presman

Cross Cultural Assessment of Ideal Affect in Tanzania and India and its Correlation with Physical Health

Nancy Lam

Biological Sciences

Professor Eugenia Lo

Tracking Malaria Spread between Refugee Camps and Local Villages along the Myanmar-China Border