The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library, and the Honors College. For more information, review the press release on the event.
Outstanding Poster Awards
Congratulations to the following students, whose posters were selected for outstanding poster awards by our judges:
|Saul Acevedo||Cheung||Physics||High-throughput quantification of frustration in protein interaction networks|
|Adriana Aylala||Kwon||Industrial Design||UNO|
|Thao Do||Burns||Optometry||The Effect of Metabolic Syndrome on Cornea|
|Robyn Douglas||Sharp||Psychology||The Relation Between Suicidal Ideation, Perceived Burdensomeness, and Financial Stress in Adolescent Inpatients|
|Maria Ferreira||Aleman||Political Science||Paths to Power Among Female Presidents in Latin America|
|Zhenyu Hu||Shih||Electrical & Computer Engr||Measuring Malachite Green on Modified Cicada Wings|
|Ashley Jones||Ledoux||Health & Human Performance||Pilot clinical trial of repeated doses of Macimorelin to assess safety and efficacy in patients with cancer cachexia|
|Marwa Kharboutli||Mohan||Biomedical Engineering||Identification of Novel Protein Biomarkers for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Using Antibodies Microarrays|
|Dillon Kopecky||Baldelli||Chemistry||Gold Single Crystal Electrodes as a Support for Cobalt Monolayers to Study the Electrochemical Evolution of Oxygen|
|Hoang Luu||Tate||Biology & Biochemistry||The Cost of Immunity on Fecundity Evolution in Infected Populations|
|Jamie Newcomb||Qureshi||Architecture and Design||Spatially Investing In Our Future: JW Peavy Senior Center|
|Edna Paredes||Reitzel||Psych, Health, & Learning Sci||Improving the Implementation of a Tobacco-free Workplace Policy at Mental Health Treatment Facilities|
|Sunil Shahani||Zouridakis||Engineering Technology||Google Glass as a Diagnostic for Melanoma|
|Andrew Steier||Mann||Earth & Atmospheric Sci||Evaluation of Previously Published Kinematic Plate Models for the Opening of the South Atlantic Ocean using a GIS Compilation of Geologic and Geophysical Information|
|Sheiva Vakili||Frigo||Biology & Biochemistry||Targeting Androgen Receptor Mediated Sugar Metabolism In Prostate Cancer Through Inhibition Of Glucose Transport|
|Cesar Vasquez Flores||Bannerot||Mechanical Engineering||Self-sustainable, Mobile Fog-Collector|
Student Poster Presentations -- Full Listing
Student Oral Presentations -- Full Schedule
Over 175 undergraduates presented posters and oral projects at this event. 74 of these students participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program. Outstanding poster awards will be given by faculty from a wide range of disciplines. Hundreds of attendees celebrated the achievements of our student researchers by touring the posters and oral presentations.
For more information regarding Undergraduate Research Day, contact Karen Weber, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, 713.743.3367.