Summer Poster Presentations

Friday, August 8, 2014
The Atrium
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Molecular genetic approach to link LRP receptor ubiquitination with LRP6 internalization and Wnt signaling activation
Abu, Yaa
Mentor: Sapna Vijayakumar, PhD and Stuart Aaronson, MD

Investigating the functional consequences of post translational modifications of the mitochondrial fission protein DRP1
Amin, Salma
Mentor: Jerry Chipuk, PhD

Acetylation Mediates Foxo3 Activity in Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells
Arvind, Varun
Mentors: Dr. Carolina L. Bigarella, PhD and Dr. Saghi Ghaffari, PhD

Predictive accuracy in microbiome studies is biased by sequence clustering approach
Berrios, Max
Mentor: Jose C. Clemente , PhD

A Comparison of Skin Immunologic Characteristics Between Asian and Caucasian Atopic Dermatitis Patients
Chan, Edwin
Mentors: Dr. Emma Guttman, MD, PhD and Dr. Shinji Noda

Ret Fusion Dependent Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in Drosophila melanogaster
Chang, Sarah
Mentor: Dr. Ross Cagan, PhD

Determination of the Effect of Methylation on Myelination through Oligodendrocyte-Specific G9a Knockout Mice
Ciraula, Stephanie
Mentors: Jia Liu, PhD and Patrizia Cassacia. MD, PhD

Characterizing the Role of SETX as a Regulator of Antiviral Response
Heller, Frederick
Mentors: Zuleyma Peralta and Harm van Bakel, PhD

Prediction of Susceptibility and Resilience to Acute Social Defeat Using Classification Algorithms
Hoppe, Emma
Mentor: Gaurav Pandey, PhD

Investigation of Paracrine Signaling Mechanisms Underlying Mesenchymal Stem Cell-mediated Enhancement of Cardiomyocyte Contractile Function in Human Engineered Cardiac Tissues
Jawed, Mohsin
Kevin D Costa, PhD