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Student Research » Schedule of Research Meetings

Student summer research training meetings are held on consecutive Wednesdays, throughout the summer at 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in Conference Room 234, located in the Leon Levy Building.

Attendance for students participating in the summer research training program is mandatory.

Speaker Date Seminar Title
Dr. Joseph DiRienzo 7/6/16 Welcome
Dr. Jeffey Garber, DMD, MBE 7/6/16 Ethical Conduct in Biomedical Research
Michael Hayes, Class of 2018 7/13/16 Overview of 2015 Summer Research Experience
Helen Cai 7/20/16 Enhancing the efficiency of dental follicle epithelial stem cell growth
Research Mentor: Dr. Anh Le
Marianne Vazquez 7/20/16 Investigating a novel mediator of the DNA damage response
Research Mentor: Dr. Faizan Alawi
Justine Chiou 7/20/16 How does KSHV acquire membrane in virion assembly?
Research Mentor: Dr. Yan Yuan
Jerry Choi 7/27/16 Investigating the anti-inflammatory effect of mesenchymal stem cells in diabetic fracture healing
Research Mentor: Dr. Dana Graves
Patrick Yu Jin Lee 7/27/16 Effects of RANKL deletion on orthodontic tooth movement
Research Mentor: Dr. Dana Graves
Edward Mao 7/27/16 Gorham-Stout syndrome/generalized lymphatic anomaly and ERBB2 mutations in lymphatic endothelial cells
Research Mentor: Dr. Dana Graves
Jaclyn Rabaldi 8/3/16 The effect of high glucose on bone matrix expression in osteoblasts
Research Mentor: Dr. Dana Graves
Margaret Choi 8/3/16 Mast cell development in human stem cell engrafted immune-deficient and endogenous mast cell-deficient mice
Research Mentor: Dr. Hydar Ali
Priyanka Patel 8/3/16 Regulation of antimicrobial peptide-induced mast cell responses by MrgprB2 and β-arrestin2
Research Mentor: Dr. Hydar Ali
Dasha Donado 8/10/16 IGF-1 induced growth potential on oral cells
Research Mentor: Dr. Henry Daniell
Jasmine Faldu 8/10/16 Effect of specimen dimension on flexural strength of dental ceramics
Research Mentor: Dr. Francis Mante
Lansara Jaruthien 8/10/16 The Role of Sox2 as a downstream effector in ESRP1 / induced cleft lip and palate formation in mice
Research Mentor: Dr. Hyunduck Nah
Hallie Klein 8/17/16 Levels and sources of dental anxiety among PDM admissions patients
Research Mentor: Dr. Joan Gluch/Dr. Scott Odell
Ang Li 8/17/16 Novel endodontic disinfection approach using nanocatalysis
Research Mentor: Dr. Michel Koo
Jennifer Caughey 8/17/16 Retinal pigment epithelial cell metabolism regulation in response to light onset
Research Mentor: Dr. Kathleen Boesze-Battaglia
Nina Panvelker 8/17/16 The effects of antiretroviral therapy drugs on neuronal toxicity in the central nervous system
Research Mentor: Dr. Kelly Jordan-Sciutto
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