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HRP End Of Summer Presentations Sessions 5 & 6

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Storrs Campus
WebEx

Health Research Program End of summer presentations July 27th. and 28th.

Please join sessions using link: https://uconnvtc.webex.com/meet/uconnour

Session 5 (1:30-2:50)

1:35-1:50 Vilmette Mendoza ’23 (Biological Sciences, CLAS) Notch and Hedgehog Signaling are required for Mandible Regeneration in Zebrafish Mentor: Daniel Youngstrom, Orthopaedic Surgery

1:50-2:05 Nayara Zainadine ’22 (Biomedical Engineering, ENG) Effects of Chronic Metabolic Acidosis on the Structure, Mechanics, Chemical and Cellular Composition of Murine Femurs Mentor: Alix Deymier, Biomedical Engineering

2:05-2:20 Stephanie Schofield ’23 (Biological Sciences, CLAS) The Impact of Microbial Interactions on Bacterial Physiology and Antibiotic Treatment Response Mentor: Wendy Mok, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

2:20-2:35 Ishan Sheth ’24 (Biological Sciences, CLAS) HB-EGF Expression in Healthy vs. Osteoarthritic Cartilage Mentor: Caroline Dealy, Reconstructive Sciences, Cell Biology, Orthopedic Surgery, and Biomedical Engineering

2:35-2:50 Justin O'Dell, Dec. ’22 (Computer Science & Engineering, ENG) Application for Medication Reconciliation Mentor: Tom Agresta, Quantitative Medicine & Family Medicine

2:35-2:50 Siddharth Sinha ’24 (Computer Science & Engineering, ENG) Application for Medication Reconciliation Mentor: Tom Agresta, Quantitative Medicine & Family Medicine

Session 6 (3:30-4:15)

3:30-3:45 Gillian Murray ’22 (Biomedical Engineering, ENG) The Use of Wearable Technology for Measuring Occupational and Leisure Time Physical Activity Mentor: Jennifer Garza, Medicine (Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine)

3:45-4:00 Bo Wicklund ’23 (Psychological Sciences & Human Development and Family Sciences, CLAS) Assessing the Role of Maternal Responsiveness to Child Negative Affect in Shaping Threat Reactivity Pathways in Interpersonal Violence Exposed and Non-Exposed Young Children Mentor: Damion Grasso, Psychiatry

4:00-4:15 Emily Mohler ’22 (Biological Sciences & English, CLAS) Relating Auditory Threat Reactivity to Risk of PTSD and Other Forms of Psychopathology in Children Exposed to Violent Environments Mentor: Margaret Briggs-Gowan, Psychiatry

Contact:

rowena.grainger@uconn.edu

Office of Undergraduate Research (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Honors Program, UConn Master Calendar

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