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HRP End Of Summer Presentations Sessions 3 & 4

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
9:00am – 12:30pm

Storrs Campus

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7/28/21 Session 3 (9-10:35)

9:05-9:20 Chandrika Dhavala ’23 (Biomedical Engineering, ENG) Visualization of Rule-Based Modeling Mentor: Michael Blinov, Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling

9:20-9:35 Amy Flis ’23 (Structural Biology and Biophysics, CLAS) Optimization of a Protein Tension Sensor Module Using Mutagenesis Methods Mentor: Yi Wu, Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling

9:35-9:50 Devin Kot-Thompson ’22 (Biomedical Engineering, ENG; Spanish, CLAS) VSD Characterization through Patch Clamp Electrophysiology Mentor: Corey Acker, Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling

9:50-10:05 Maria Menoutis ’23 (Biomedical Engineering, ENG) Geometric and Chemical Properties Governing the Assembly of Molecular Machines Mentor: Leslie Loew, Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling

10:05-10:20 Jennifer Kim ’23 (Biomedical Engineering, ENG) Using COPASI to Study Chaotic Dynamics in Biological Systems Mentor: Pedro Mendes, Center for Quantitative Medicine, Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling, & Cell Biology

10:20-10:35 Alexa Monroe ’23 (Molecular and Cell Biology, CLAS) Synthesis of Voltage Sensitive Dyes for Cell Imaging Mentor: Ping Yan, Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling

Session 4 (11:10-12:30)

11:15-11:30 Aditi Jogdand ’23 (Biomedical Engineering, ENG) Physiological Correlates of Synaptic Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease Model Mice Mentor: Srdjan Antic, Neuroscience

11:30-11:45 Sarah Swetz ’23 (Physiology and Neurobiology, CLAS) Treating Ischemic Stroke with Novel miRNA Inhibitors Mentor: Rajkumar Verma, Neuroscience

11:45-12:00 Stephanie Makowski ’23 (Molecular and Cell Biology, CLAS) The Role of USP11 in EMT and Fibroblast Activation in Kidney Cells Mentor: Yanlin Wang, Medicine

12:00-12:15 Lauren Daddi ’22 (Molecular and Cell Biology, CLAS) The Gut Microbiome and its Metabolites as a Non-Genetic Factor in Influencing Excessive Alcohol Drinking Mentor: Yanjiao Zhou, Medicine

12:15-12:30 Areej Sayeed ’23 (Physiology and Neurobiology, CLAS) Contingency Management Interventions for Unemployed Hazardous Drinkers Mentor: Carla Rash, Medicine (Calhoun Cardiology Center)


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