Spring 2014 Grant Recipients - (T-Z)

Student Name


Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Tracie Tran

Microbiology & Immunology

Professor Zhiwei Wang

Identification of Agonists and Antagonists of Dopamine (D2) Receptor in Opium Extract

Phillip Tran

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Mahtab Jafari

The Effect of Glucosamine on Glucose Metabolism and Aging in Drosophila melanogaster

Tri T. Tran

Biological Sciences/ Chemistry

Professor Todd TC. Holmes

Role of Cryptochrome in Behavioral and Molecular Response of Drosophilia melanogaster to UV Light

Kevin Trieu

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Elliot Hui

Autonomous Microfluidic Diagnostic Device for the Detection of Cardiac Troponin I

Joel A. Trushinski

Microbiology & Immunology

Professor Aileen Anderson
Professor Hal Nguyen

Macrophage Phenotypes Affect Human Neural Stem Cell Differentiation and Migration

Stephanie S. Tu

Biological Sciences

Professor Shiou-Chuan (Sheryl) Tsai

Structural Studies of Anthranilate Priming in a Type II Polyketide Synthase

Roger Tu

Biological Sciences

Professor Michelle Khine

Micro Contact Printing on Wrinkled Surfaces for High Throughput Drug Screening

Jasmin V. Van Malderen

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Michelle Khine

Body Wearable Piezo Resistive Strain Sensor for Health Monitoring

Alexandria N. Viernes


Professor Lisa Naugle

A Study in the Art of Improvisation

Jann Vongchaisaree

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Andrej Luptak

In vitro Selection of Selected Genomic RNA Aptamers

Lam Vu

Mechanical Engineering

Professor John LaRue

Construction and Testing of an Active Fractal Grid to Generate Turbulence and Improve Isotropy

Verna Vu

Biological Sciences

Professor Melanie Cocco

Selection of Nogo-66 Aptamers

Yijiao Wang

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Arash Kheradvar

Effects of Surgery on Reynolds Stresses of Blood Flow in Patient with Repaired Transposition of Great Arteries