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2015 Symposium Schedule: Poster Presentations

Schedule for the Wiggins Memorial Library Academic Symposium, 2015 Edition

Poster Presentations and Reception

The Poster Reception will take place throughout the first and second floors of the library from 4:00pm- 5:30pm. Please join us and view these impressive works!

Poster Presentations

Student Presenter(s)

Presentation Title

Faculty Mentor(s)

Discipline

Nehemiah Allen
Morgan Barnes
Sarah Bizzell
Nicole Griffin
Sharidan Hill
Cameron Howell
Najla Kawas
Emily Linton
Julianne Nance
Juli Osborne
Morgan Packer
Prathna Raval
Travis Rhea
Sarah Ryals

Modeling of Biological Macromolecules Involved in Nuclear Protein Transport

Dr. Karen Guzman

Biology

Krysti Byrd
David Andrew Creasman
Timothy Kallam

Investigating the Role of SR-A in the Modulation of TLR3- and TLR4-Dependent Cytokine Production

Dr. Karen Guzman

Biology

Autumn Bass

A Simplified Method to Create Transgenic Zebrafish Using Electroporation

Dr. Karen Guzman

Biology

Stacie Williams

Preliminary Flora of the Vascular Plants of the Keith Hills Golf Course, Buies Creek, NC

Dr. Christopher Havran

Biology

Paradise Flowers

Photosynthetic Physiology of Planchonella sandwicensis

Dr. Christopher Havran

Biology

Jamie E. Garner

Utilizing Insecticide-Tolerant Bacteria

Dr. Michelle Thomas

Biology

Heather Colvin

Fluoroquinolone Resistance

Dr. Michelle Thomas

Biology

Julia Oakley

Changes in Blood Vessel Diameter in the Tail of the Goldfish (Carassius auratus) Caused by Methylamine Hydrochloride

Dr. Claudia Williams

Biology

Nicholas Lentini

Synthesis and Characterization of 1H-[1,4]dithiino[2,3-d]imidazole

Dr. Elizabeth Blue

Chemistry

Christian Barber
Samuel Eddy

Doing Chemistry with Radio Astronomy

Dr. Jason Ezell

Chemistry

Nicholas Lentini
Laura Scott

2-D Particle in a Box and Molecular Modeling Simulations for the UV-Activated Color Change in Photo-organic Conductors

Dr. Brian Kesling

Chemistry

Kristen Cosentino
Patrick Hardesty

Analyzing the Impact of the Herpes Zoster Vaccine on Herpes Zoster Cases in the United States Utilizing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Surveys Years 2003-2010

Dr. Timothy Hinson

Clinical Research

Sara Dockery
Paige White

Adherence to Expert Panel Report 3 Asthma Guidelines

Dr. Timothy Hinson

Clinical Research

Samantha Taylor
Morgan Thompson

Trends in the Prescribing of Contraceptives to Female Adolescents aged 12-17 for Years 2003 through 2010

Dr. Melissa Holland

Clinical Research

Austin Beard
Amery Capps
Evan Darm
Caroline Lindsey

Evaluation of an Earbud Heart Rate Monitor During Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise

Dr. Jennifer Bunn

Exercise Science

Austin Beard
Amery Capps
Evan Darm
Caroline Lindsey

Accuracy Assessment of Two Appendage-Worn Heart Rate Monitors During Aerobic and Strength Training Exercises

Dr. Jennifer Bunn

Exercise Science

Austin Beard
Amery Capps
Evan Darm
Caroline Lindsey

Validation of a Wrist Watch Heart Rate Monitor During Aerobic and Strength Training Exercises

Dr. Jennifer Bunn

Exercise Science

James L. Seay, III

Just Don't Mention the Teacher: An Empirical Study of Off-Campus, On-line Student Speech Cases

Prof. Lisa Lukasik

Law

Robert Adams
Ahsan Mahmood

Clinical Anatomy: Hiatal Hernia

Dr. Bonnie Brenseke

Osteopathic Medicine

David Gregory
Jessica Jones
Kyle Romero

Histopathological Investigation of the Effects of Hypertension on the Kidneys

Dr. Bonnie Brenseke

Osteopathic Medicine

Tully Erwin

How Gender Differences Affect the Mediation of WIN55212-2 Effects by Beta-arrestin 2

Dr. Chris Breivogel

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Nilofar Gogda

Formulation and In vitro Evaluation of Cromolyn sodium Buccal Tablets

Dr. Mali R. Gupta

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Heather Powell
Lara Rajic

Anti-Adipogenic Effects of Phytoestrogens Are Mediated via Antagonism of PPARgamma

Dr. Julianne Hall

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Saikrishna Bompelliwar

Molecular Level Comparison and Stabilization of Promethazine Hydrochloride Complexes

Dr. Rahul Haware

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vidhi Manubhai Desai

Diethylstilbestrol-Loaded Bovine Serum Albumin Nanoparticles: Optimization, Characterization, and Stability Studies

Dr. Sarah Liu

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Achyut Kathuria

PEGylation of BSA-Drug Nanoparticles and Site Elucidation of PEGylation on BSA-Drug Nanoparticle Using LC-MS

Dr. Sarah Liu

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mohammed Zahid Khan

Determination of 9, 10-Phenanthrenequinone in Biological Specimens by LLE Followed by GC-MS

Dr. Sarah Liu

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Monica Chanda

Characterization Studies of Primary Emulsion (W1/O), Multiple Emulsion (W1/O/W2), and Two Year’s Multiple Emulsion (W1/O/W2)

Dr. William Stagner

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Bhavani Prasad Vinjamuri

Product design and critical attribute characterization of inhalable ipratropium bromide (IPB) microspheres

Dr. William Stagner

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Klarie Ake

Aged Compared to Young Runners Exhibit Unique Lower Extremity Biomechanics

Dr. Douglas Powell

Physical Therapy

Klarie Ake
Anburaj Ruthumani
Laura Scott
Rui-Ping Xia

Effect of Normalization on the Quantification of Stretch Reflex Amplitude in Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Douglas Powell

Physical Therapy

Cameron Howell
Rebecca Hughes

Microexpression Detection in Undergraduate College Students

Dr. Jutta Street

Psychology

Laurin Cahill

Integrating Oral Health Education and Practical Experience into the Physician Assistant Curriculum: Effects and Outcomes

Dr. Thomas Colletti

Public Health/ Physician Assistant

Crystal A. Fischer

Health Literacy and End-of-Life Preferences

Dr. David Tillman

Public Health/
Physician Assistant

Margaret Lucas   

Predictors of Unplanned 30-day Readmission in Patients with Heart Failure for Use in Development of a Locally Relevant Risk Assessment Tool

Dr. Christopher Stewart

Public Health/ Physician Assistant

Sara M. Suh

Effectiveness of a Multidisciplinary Osteoporosis Education Event

Prof. Laura Gerstner

Public Health/ Physician Assistant