23 students honored for work at Intersections: SOURCE Poster Session

At the Intersections: SOURCE Poster Session on Dec. 9, 23 students placed in the poster competition.

Those honored were:

Natural Sciences Poster Competition

  • 1st: Elena Svenson, “Network Effects of TP53 and PTEN Mutations in Glioblastoma Multiforme Patients.” Faculty mentor: Mark Chance, Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics.
  • (Tie) 2nd: Charles Fulco, “Regulation of Pre-miRNA Processing in B-cell Lymphoma.” Faculty mentor: Robin Snyder, Department of Biology.
  • (Tie) 2nd: Daniel Janini, “Plasticity in the Motor Cortices of the Brain Resulting from Muscle Fatigue – A Brain Stimulation Study.” Faculty mentor: Radhika Atit, Department of Biology.
  • (Tie) 2nd: Pooja Rambhia, “Characterization of the Immune Response to Plant Viral Nanoparticle Tobacco Mosaic Virus for HIV Vaccine Platform Application.” Faculty mentor: Neil Greenspan, Department of Pathology.

Social Sciences Poster Competition

  • (Tie) 1st: Michaela Klco, “Religious Beliefs and Practices in Mother-Child Dyads: Dyadic Flexibility and Mutual Positivity and Negativity in Light of Religious Disparities.” Faculty mentor: Arin Connell, Department of Psychological Sciences.
  • (Tie) 1st: Jenne Millemaci, “Green your Lab at CWRU: Treat your lab like your second home.” Faculty mentor: Stephanie Corbett, sustainability department.

Engineering Poster Competition

  • (Tie) 1st: Andrew Blasius, Luc Bettaieb & Quinn Shue, “Collision Avoidance System for the Visually Impaired.” Faculty mentor: Colin Drummond, Department of Biomedical Engineering.
  • (Tie) 1st: Kyle Householder, “Anti-oxidant Releasing Mechanically Adaptive Materials Improve Neural Device Tissue Integration.” Faculty mentor: Jeffrey Capadona, Department of Biomedical Engineering.
  • (Tie) 2nd: Kevin Chen, “Engineering Viral Nanoparticles for Application in Medicine: Developing CPMV as a Platform for Efficient Intracellular Delivery of Therapeutics.” Faculty mentor: Nicole Steinmetz, Department of Biomedical Engineering (SOM).
  • (Tie) 2nd: Matheus Fernandes, “Wind Flow model around Case Western Reserve University wind turbine.” Faculty mentor: David Matthiesen, Departments of Materials Science and Engineering.
  • (Tie) 2nd: Catherine Gormley, “Impact of Sterilization on Antibiotic Release and Bioactivity from Affinity-Based Drug Delivery Systems.” Faculty mentor: Horst von Recum, Department of Biomedical Engineering.
  • (Tie) 2nd: Daniel Hageman, “Endotoxin Levels Facilitate Device-Associated Neuroinflammation.” Faculty mentor: Jeffrey Capadona, Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Nursing Poster Competition

  • (Tie) 1st: Emily Kreiner, “Documentation at the Lorain County Health Department Adult Health Clinics.” Faculty mentor: Gayle Petty, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
  • (Tie) 1st: Rachael Suchy, Breana Freeman, Chavon Brent & Mary Friesz, “Exercise and Diabetes Management, What Do Children Know?” Faculty mentor: Faye Gary, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
  • (Tie) 2nd: Courtney Hawk, “Health Education About Sexually Transmitted Disease and Prevention in High Risk Populations: Southcentral, Alaska.” Faculty mentor: Marilyn Lotas, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
  • (Tie) 2nd: Tony Vehovec & Carrie Foster, “Strategies for Improving Nutrition in School Aged Children at Michael R. White STEM School.” Faculty mentor: Rita Sfiligoj, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

Management Poster Competition

  • 1st: Morgan Bulger, “The Business of Food: Towards a More Sustainable Food Supply Network.” Faculty mentor: Bonnie Richley, Department of Organizational Behavior.