MBRS-RISE STUDENT PRESENTATIONS, 2000-2014

(RISE scholars are identified in boldface)

Revised 09/29/14

                                                                                                          

1. PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

  1. Lucinda Boyd, Asare Nkansah, and Valerie Goss, NANO Technology Week at Chicago State University, 41st Annual NOBCChE Conference, New Orleans, La, September 23-6, 2014.
  2. Yvonne Freeman and Valerie Goss, Exploring simple pattern transfer using microcontact printing, 41st Annual NOBCChE Conference, New Orleans, La, September 23-6, 2014.
  3. Shaunteri Tomorrow-Perryman and Valerie Goss, Nanoparticle update on human cheek epithelial cells41st Annual NOBCChE Conference, New Orleans, La, September 23-6, 2014.
  4.  Marquita Winters, Asare Nkansah,  Evaluation of Cholesterol-Cyclodextrin Complexes – Sequestration of Cholesterol, 41st Annual NOBCChE Conference, New Orleans, La, September 23-6, 2014.
  5. Tomorrow-Perryman, Valerie Goss (2014) Antimicrobial nanoparticles, 247th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, March 16-20, 2014, Dallas, Texas.
  6. DeBorah T. Myles, Valerie Goss, Asare Nkansah (2014)Encapsulation of Tetracycline using Β-cyclodextrin, 247th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, March 16-20, 2014, Dallas, Texas.
  7. Keenan P Linder, Valerie Goss (2014)  Jamming the surface: Nanostructure binding behavior on modified silicon surfaces,  247th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, March 16-20, 2014, Dallas, Texas.
  8. Linder Omer, Aaron Thompson, Clara Pham, and Rong L. He, New Receptors for Serum Amyloid A, 42nd Annual Fall Immunology Conference, American Association of Immunologists, Chicago, IL, November 22-25, 2013.
  9. Brown, T. L.; Mardis, K. L. Computational analysis of cyclodextrin drug complexes; paper CHED-194, 246th American Chemical Soc national Meeting & Expostion, September 8-12, 2013, Indianapolis, IN.
  10. Holloway, T.; Webb, J. N.; Mardis, K. L. Computational investigation of the electronic structure of fullerenes used in polymer composite solar cells;paper CHED-193, 246th American Chemical Soc national Meeting & Expostion, September 8-12, 2013, Indianapolis, IN.
  11. Kiara S Mason, Asare Nkansah, Studies on the use of β- cyclodextrin to enhance the solubility and efficacy of silybin, 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, March 25- 29 2012, San Diego, CA.
  12. Precious Edmonds and Rong Lucy He, Expression of CXCR3 receptor by HEK 293 cells transfected with recombinant plasmid DNA pCMV/hCXCR3, 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, March 25- 29 2012, San Diego.
  13. Tanika N McCants, Markeutta McCollough, Chris Humes*, Aida Abraha, Effect of simvastatin on tau polymerization in vitro and in Alzheimer's disease, 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, March 25- 29 2012, San Diego, CA.
  14. Camarillo, Carmelita, Coble, K, Trouille, LE, Bailey, JM, Nickerson, MD, Cochran, GL, Cominsky, LR. (2012). Student Ideas about Cosmological Concepts: Structure and Distances. Paper presented at the American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts.
  15. Cossyleon, K, & Garcia, E. (2012, April). Abstract: T10.00004: VHMPID: A proposed new detector for the ALICE experiment. Paper presented at the Bulletin of the American Physical Society Altanta GA.
  16. Hayes, Virginia, Coble, K, Nickerson, M, Cochran, G, Camarillo, CT, Bailey, JM, Cominsky, LR. (2011). Investigating Student Understanding of the Universe: Structure. Paper presented at the Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society.
  17. Nickerson, Melissa, Coble, K, Cochran, GLHayes, VL, Camarillo, CT, Bailey, JM Cominsky, LR. (2011). Investigating Student Understanding of the Universe: Dark Matter. Paper presented at the Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society.
  18. Bailey, Janelle M, Coble, K, Cochran, GL, Sanchez, R, Larrieu, D, Hayes, VL,  McLin, KM. (2011). Dark Energy is. Paper presented at the Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society. 
  19. Camarillo, Carmelita, Coble, K, Hayes, V, Nickerson, M, Cochran, GL, Bailey, JM,  Cominsky, LR. (2011). Investigating Student Understanding of the Universe: Perceptions of Astronomical Sizes and Distances. Paper presented at the Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society
  20. Coble, Kimberly A, Cochran, GLHayes, V, Nickerson, M, Camarillo, CT, Bailey, JM,  Cominsky, LR. (2011).Investigating Student Understanding of the Universe: Age and Expansion. Paper presented at the Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society.
  21. Karen Cossyleon, Chaan Thomas*, Edmundo Garcia-Solis, Mateusz Ploskon, Peter Jacobs, A Calibration Technique for the ALICE Electromagnetic Calorimeter at the Large Hadron Collider, 2011 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics, East Lansing, Michigan (Bulletin of the American Physical Society Volume 56, Number 12).
  22. Cossyleon, K., & Garcia, E. Very High Momentum Particle Identification Detector (VHMPID) for ALICE Paper presented at the American Physics Society Meeting, April, 2011.
  23. Tawanda Hitchcock, Austin Harton, Edmundo Garcia-Solis, Modeling the Effects of Mirror Misalignment in a Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector, 2011 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics, East Lansing, Michigan (Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Volume 56, Number 12).
  24. Brett, F., A. Williams, D. Medrano, JA Gana, Annotation of Medicago sativa L. β-amylase (MsBAM1) Promoter. Oral. American Society of Plant Biology Midwestern Section Annual Meeting. West Lafayette, IN. March 19-20,2011. 
  25. Williams A., D. Medrano, Brett, F., Ballard H.B. Cunningham S.M., Volenec VV. JA Gana , SEM Reveals Starch Degradation in Defoliated Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Taproots. Poster. American Society of Plant Biology Midwestern Section Annual Meeting. West Lafayette, IN. March 19-20, 2011.
  26. E. Watkins*, M. Perales, M. Cervantes, E. Garcia-Solis, Chicago State University, S. Sakai, M. Ploskon, P. Jacobs, A New Calibration Technique For The Alice Electromagnetic Calorimeter At The Large Hadron Collider, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Nuclear Physics Division - American Physics Society Meeting, November 2010.
  27. Coble, Kimberly A, Cochran, G, Larrieu, D, Bailey, J, Sanchez, R, Cominsky, L, & McLin, K. (2010). Probing Student Understanding of Cosmology. Paper presented at the Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society.
  28. Gilbert Mbah* and Kristy L. MardisComputational Investigation Of The Electronic Structure Of Cobaloxime Compounds: Determining The Role Of Structure On Hydrogen Photocatalytic Ability, PAPER 24485, 239th American Chemical Soc National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Spring 2010.
  29. Burts, Alan; Nkansah, Asare, Development of New Hydrocarbon Polymer Electrolyte Membrane for Fuel Cell, 38th Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pages: GLRM-052,Chicago, IL, May 13-16, 2009.
  30. Mardis, Kristy L.; Eastland, Adrienne E.; Wright, Brian; Tiede, David M., Distinguishing Conformation Changes Upon Electron Transfer: A Combined Molecular Dynamics and Solution-Phase X-Ray Scattering Study, 38th Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL, May 13-16, 2009.
  31. Eastland, Adrienne; Sutton, Heather; Mardis, Kristy L.; Tiede, David M., Using wide-angle X-ray scattering profiles to evaluate the CHARMM forcefield ensembles of common solvents, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.
  32. Cochran, G. L., & Sabella, M. S. (2008, July). Understanding and encouraging effective collaboration in introductory physic courses. Paper presented at the Physics Education Research Conference. 
  33. LeSuer, R. J., & Squair, N., Using scanning electrochemical microscopy to investigate electron-transfer processes in dye sensitized solar cells. Paper presented at the American Chemical Society 235th National Meeting, April, 2008.
  34. Patrick Biggs and LeRoy Jones II, "Incorporation of microencapsulated dicyclopentadiene into an acrylic bone cement matrix" Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), INOR-283.
  35. Davis, Deidra, Marshall, Kellen, & Potluri, Devi Prasad. (2008, July). Effects of salt stress on the stem and leaf tissues in sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.): Comparison between early and late stages of stress exposure. Paper presented at the HORTSCIENCE.
  36. Vuong, Tim L, Mardis, Kristy L, & Tiede, David M. (2008). Effects of the porphyrin oxidation state on the conformations of c-type cytochromes. Paper CHED 979- Abstracts of Papers of The American Chemical Society.
  37. Robert J. LeSuer, Brian Davis, Chuan He, and Zigang Li, “Electrochemical oxidation of disilver(I) complexes”, Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting,Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), INOR-836.
  38. Pablo Guzman and LeRoy Jones II, "Synthesis of ruthenium bidentate Schiff-base complexes via microwave irradiation" Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), INOR-963.
  39. Tyvette Hilliard and LeRoy Jones II, "Preparation of half-metallocene catalysts for biomedical applications" Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), INOR-410.
  40. Robert J. LeSuer and Chiemela A.Nkuku, “Electrochemistry in deep eutectic solvents”, Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), INOR-831.
  41. K. Swier, T. Douglas, J. Bartley, S. Borum, L. Lewis, and L.J. SaylesNaïve T cells induce dendritic cells to secrete IL-12p40, not IL-12p70, during antigen presentation. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Immunologists, Boston MA, May 12-16, 2006.
  42. A. D. Gana, D. Johnson, A. Thomas, and A. Abraha, Effect Of Calpain On Tau Polymerization In Vitro And In Alzheimer’s Disease, Society For Neuroscience (Chicago Chapter), Chicago, IL, March 2006. 
  43. M. Myrthil, J. F. Reyes, and A. Maselli, Dictyostelium Cells With Gfp Tagged Hirano Bodies Grow More Slowly Than Wild Type, 98th Annual Meeting, Illinois State Academy of Science, Chicago, April 20-21 2006. 
  44. Milton, A., Cunningham, S. M., Volenec, J. J., & Gana, J. A., Temperature responses, Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists. Seattle, WA, July, 2005. 
  45. Quaye, Laura K., Cunningham, S. M., Volenec, J. J., & Ghana, J. A. (2005, July). Expression of ROOTCAR1 in seedlings of alfafa (Medicago sativa L.) exposed to exogenous ABA, cold, dehydration, and salinity Poster presented at the American Society of Plant Biologists. Seattle, WA.
  46. M-E. Duban, R.E. Glowinski, P.E. Guzman, M. DiPierro, & F.M. Rivas. Synthesis of glycosamino acids and antisense nucleosides, I: Progress in radical-based total synthesis and FGI approaches. 227th National Meeting. American. Chemical Society Abstr. ORGN 500, 28 March – 1 April 2004.
  47. Samuel Bowen, Jay Mancini, Jeremy Harrison, “Expanding the range of agreement for perturbation theory energies in the anharmonic oscillator,” Bull. APS 49,Part 1, 560 (2004).
  48. Madueke I, Gana JA (2006) Using Using Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa L.) Mesophyll Protoplasts To Investigate The Induction Of Rootcar1 Promoter By Exogenous Abscisic Acid. Midwest American Society Of Plant Biologists Sectional Meeting. March 19-20. Chicago, IL .
  49. Yosimbom, ME, Gana JA (2005) Amyloplast Degradation In Defoliated Alfalfa Plants (Medicago Sativa L.) Revealed By Transmission Electron Microscopy. American Society Of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. July 16-20. Seattle, WA 
  50. Akatsa, I, Gana JA (2005) Expression of Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa L.) Β-Amylase Protein In E. Coli. American Society Of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. July 16-20. Seattle, WA
  51. Wakefield, N, Gana JA (2005) Promoter Identification Of Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa L.) Β-Amylase. American Society Of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. July 16-20. Seattle, WA 
  52. J. F. Reyes and A. G. Maselli, The Formation Of Gfp-Tagged Hirano Bodies In Dictyostelium Discoideum After Inducible Expression Of A Truncated Actin Bundling Protein, The American Society Of Cell Biology 45th Annual Meeting, 2005. 
  53. Weathington, T.O., and Potluri, D.P.V., Response of Sweet Potato Nodal Cultures to Low Temperature Stress, 101st Annual meeting of the American Society of Horticultural Sciences, Austin, TX, July 17-20, 2004.
  54. Mel S. Sabella and Geraldine L. Cochran, Evidence of Intuitive and Formal Knowledge in Student Responses: Examples from the Context of Dynamics, 2003 Physics Education Conference, Madison, Wisconsin August, 6-7, 2003. (AIP Conf. Proc. 720, pp. 89-92.) 
  55. Milton, Angenee, Henderson, Tangilla, Cunningham, S. M., Volenec, J. M., & Ghana, J. A. (2003, July). Allele structure of the ROOTCARI locus in populations of diploid and teraploid alfafa (Medicago sativa L.) Poster presented at the American Society of Plant Biologist Honolulu, HA
  56. Bussell, Avida, M. Luckett, S. Borum, and K. Swier. Leishmania major inhibits macrophage IL-12 transcription induced by naive Leishmania antigen-specific T cells. Poster, 29th Annual Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL November 19-21, 2000.
  57. Castro, Ramon, K. Foster, K. Scott, L. Reynolds, J. Craig, and K. Swier. Characterization of parasitophorous vacuoles formed byLeishmania major infection of macrophages, 29th Annual Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL November 19-21, 2000.

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2. NATIONAL & REGIONAL STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCES

  1. Patrick Jung, Lucinda Boyd, Marya Lieberman, and Valerie Goss (2014) Microcontact printing of DNA origami onto silicon substrate, 2014 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Tinley Park, Illinois, February 14-15, 2014.
  2.  Shaunteri Tomorrow-Perryman and Valerie Goss (2014) Antimicrobial properties of metallic nanoparticles,  2014 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Tinley Park, Illinois, February 14-15, 2014.
  3. Tanaya Barnes, Leticia Meza, James Anderson, Christopher Botanga, and Bernd Frieb (2014) Cytogentic analysis of the basis of tall off-types in semi-dwarf Spring wheat (Triticum Aestivum), 2014 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Tinley Park, Illinois, February 14-15, 2014.
  4. Yvonne Freeman and Valerie Goss (2014) Printing 3D nanostructures, 2014 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Tinley Park, Illinois, February 14-15, 2014.
  5. Keenan Linder and Valerie Goss (2014) Jamming the surface: Nanostructure binding behavior on modified silicon surfaces,  2014 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Tinley Park, Illinois, February 14-15, 2014.
  6. Jeremy N. Webb, Tarita Holloway and Kristy L. Mardis (2014)  Computational investigation of the electronic structure of [60] and [70] PCBM used in polymer-fullerene composite solar cells, 2014 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Tinley Park, Illinois, February 14-15, 2014.
  1. Timothy M. Benson; Kevin Swier; Andrew Maselli; Shannon Smith; Lajoy Stewart; and Richard Townsend, Building a Construct to Knock Out the Gene for Old Yellow Enzyme inDictyostelium.  Abstract G78.  13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  2. Tiara Brown; Kristy Mardis; Robert LeSuer; and Asare Nkansah, Computational Analysis of the Docking of Tetracycline to Various Cyclodextrins.  Abstract B164.  13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  3. Yvonne Freemanand Valerie Goss, Printing 3D Nanostructures.  Abstract E45.  13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  4. Keenan P. Linderand Valerie Goss, Sizing it Up: Chicago State University Nanotechnology Week.  Abstract F68. 13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  5. Tanika McCantsand Aida Abraha, The Effect Of Simvastatin On Tau Polymerization, In Vitro, And In Alzheimer's Disease.Abstract B19. 13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  6. DeBorah T. Myles; Asare Nkansah, and Valerie Goss, The Encapsulation of Tetracycline using β-cyclodextrin. Abstract O13.  13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  7. Alicia L. Nesbary; Mohammad Newaz; Neha Chug; Katarzyna Marek; and Isaias Isaacs, Enhanced Contribution of Different Oxygenases in Glycerol-Induced Acute Renal Failure Abstract A227. 13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  8. Brittny L. Ridenbaughand Robert J. LeSuer, Lead Contamination on the Southeast Side of Chicago from Steel Industry Waste. Abstract D43.  13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  9. LaJoy A. Stewart; Kevin Swier; Saharah Bobo; Tina Perkins; Musediq Ismail-Rasheed; and Andrew Maselli, Screening Dictyostelium Mutants for Inefficient Degradation After Phagocytosis.  Abstract B54.  13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  10. Aaron Thompson; Linda Omer; and Rong He, Acute-Phase Serum Amyloid A May Induce Leukocyte Chemotaxsis Through Chemokine Receptor Cxcr3 Or Ccr1.  Abstract  A134. 13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  11. Shaunteri Tomorrow Perrymanand Valerie Goss, Antimicrobial Properties of Silver Nanoparticles. Abstract B55.  13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  12. Jeremy N. Webb; Tarita Holloway; and Kristy Mardis, Computational Investigation of the Electronic Structure of [60] and [70]PCBM Used in Polymer-fullerene Composite Solar Cells.  Abstract G83 13th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013
  13. DeBorah Myles and Asare Nkansah, The Encapsulation of Tetracycline using β-cyclodextrin,  2013 NOBBChE National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, October 1 -4.
  14. Lucinda Boyd and Valerie Goss, Microcontact Printing of DNA Origami onto Silicon Substrates, 2013 NOBBChE National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, October 1 -4.
  15. Keenan P. Linder and Valerie Goss, Sizing it Up: Chicago State University NANO Technology Week, 2013 NOBBChE National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, October 1 -4.
  16. Shaunteri Perryman and Valerie Goss, Antimicrobial Properties of Silver Nanoparticles, 2013 NOBBChE National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, October 1 -4
  17. Yvonne Freeman and Valerie Goss, Printing 3D Nanostructures, 2013 NOBBChE National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, October 1 -4.
  18. Timothy Benson, Richard Townsend, Andrew Maselli, and Kevin Swier, Building a Construct to Knock-Out for Old Yellow Enzyme in Dictyostellium, 2013 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Lisle, Illinois, February 15-16.
  19. Keenan Linder and Valeri Goss, Sizing it Up: CSU NANO Technology Week, 2013 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Lisle, Illinois, February 15-16.
  20. Denise L. Medrano*, Brett Fugate and Joyce A Gana, Detection of Common Motifs in Core Promoters of Key Starch Degradation Genes in Arabidopsis and Medicago sativa2013 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Lisle, Illinois, February 15-16.
  21. Aaron Thompson, Linda Omer, and Rong L He, Acute Serum Amyloid (A-SAA) Can Be Considered a Chemokine, 2013 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Lisle, Illinois, February 15-16.
  22. Deborah Myles, Ronald Price, Charles Ishola, Deidra Granderson, and Eric Ruffin, Jr., The Effect of Gibberellic Acid on Plant Growth, 2013 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Lisle, Illinois, February 15-16.
  23. Kiara Masonand Asare Nkansah,The Use of β- Cyclodextrin to Enhance the Aqueous Solubility and Efficacy of Silybin, 2012 ABRCMS, San Jose, CA November 7-10.
  24. Patrice Williamsand Walid Al-Ghoul,The Effect of Major Thermal Stress on Gut-Associated Circadian-Related Molecular Markers,2012 ABRCMS, San Jose, CA November 7-10.
  25. Gregory Groomsand Kristy Mardis, Computational Analysis Of The Charge Delocalization Of The Pcdtbt Polymer, 2012 ABRCMS, San Jose, CA November 7-10.
  26. Saharah R. Bobo, LaJoy Stewart, Kevin Swier, Andrew Maselli and Tina Perkins, Identification of Genes Involved in Degradation After Phagocytosis, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  27. Lawal Abbas Labaran,1,2 Devi Prasad Potluri1 and Burkhard Schulz, 2 A Pharmacological Impact Study of Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis Inhibitors in Sorghum. 1Department of Biological Sciences, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL 60628; 2Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  28. Linda Omer, Precious Edmonds, William Woolfork and Rong L. He, Serum Amyloid a Can be Defined as a Chemokine, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  29. LaJoy A. Stewart, Saharah R. Bobo, Tina Perkins*, Musediq IsmailRasheed, Andrew Maselli and Kevin Swier, Screening Dictyostelium Mutants for Inefficient Degradation after Phagocytosis, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  30. Shamir Fuller, Pablo Guzman and LeRoy Jones II, Preparing Gram Quantities of Ruthenium Bidentate SchiffBase Complexes via Microwave Irradiation, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  31. Rodney Onwu, Melissa Rangel, Brittany House, Robert Richter and Andrew Maselli The Development of Assays to Evaluate the Chemical Composition and Potential Toxicity of Commercial Tattoo Ink, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  32. Brittny Ridenbaugh and Robert LeSuer, Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Silicon Solar Cells, and Alternative Energy, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  33. Ashley Wardlow, Nataliya Sidelnikova and Ehab A. Abourashed, Isolation and Yield Maximization of the Major Constituents of Horse Apple Fruit, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  34. Brittani McClure, L. Lawal, and V. Potluri, Role of Brassinosteroids in Salt Stress Tolerance of Sweet Potato Under in vitro Conditions, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  35. Stephanie Fox and Asare Nkansah, Development of New DendrimerBased Drug Encapsulation Polymeric Materials, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  36. Kiara S. Mason and Asare Nkansah, Studies on the Use of β Cyclodextrin to Enhance the Solubility and Efficacy of Silybin,2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  37. Triejaye McDowell, Nataliya Sidelnikova and Ehab A. Abourashed, Adopting a Traditional Phytochemical Approach to Solve the Riddle of Nutmeg, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  38. Karen Cossyleon and Edmundo Garcia, VHMPID: A Proposed New Detector for the ALICE Experiment, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  39. Tawanda Hitchcock, Austin Harton and Edmundo Garcia, Modeling the Effects of Mirror Misalignment in a Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  40. Rosa E. Garcia, Lucy Rong He, Feng Qian, and Richard Ye, Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Phosphotase 5 Protects Against LPS Induced Inflammation, 2011 ABRCMS Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 7-13, 2011.
  41. Lawal Abbas Labaran, Devi Prasad Potluri, and Burkhard Schulz, A pharmacological impact study of phytohormone biosynthesis inhibitors in sorghum and maize, 2011 ABRCMS Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 7-13, 2011, 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, Chicago, Illinois, February 3 - 4.
  42. Margarita Kim, Ashraf Ali, and Walid Al-Ghoul, Assessment of Treatment with Melatonin and Simvastatin by Quantification of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) in a Murine Model of Major Postburn Intestinal Sepsis, 2011 ABRCMS Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 7-13, 2011.
  43. Markeutta McCollough, Chris HumesTanika McCants and Aida Abraha, The effect of Simvastatin on tau polymerization in vitro and in Alzheimer’s disease, Illinois Student Research Conference; Eastern Illinois University; April 1, 2011.
  44. Stephanie Fox and Asare Nkansah, Development of New Dendrimer-based Drug Encapsulation Polymeric Materials, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Charlotte, North Carolina, November 10-13, 2010.
  45. Gilbert N. Mbah and Kristy L. Mardis, Computational Investigation of the Electronic Structure of Cobaloxime Compounds: Determining the Role of Structure on Hydrogen PhotocatalyticAbility, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Charlotte, North Carolina, November 10-13, 2010.
  46. Christopher McDaniel, Romell Sanders, Matthew Jordan, Samuel Bowen, Robert Richter, and David Kanis, Microwave-Matter Interactions in a Microwave Oven, 21st Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 10, 2010.
  47. Tina Perkins1 and Kevin Swier, Phagocytosis of red fluorescent bacteria by Dictyostelium discoideum, 21st Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 10, 2010.
  48. Gilbert Mbah, Karen Mulfort, David Tiede, and Kristy L. Mardis, Computational Investigation of the electronic structure of cobaloxime compounds: Determining the role of structure on hydrogen photocatalytic ability,. 21st Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 10, 2010.
  49. Lila McKay*, Robert Richter, Integration of Renewable Energy Concepts into Undergraduate General Chemistry Laboratories, William Lawrence, 21st Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 10, 2010.
  50. Virginia L. Hayes, Joel Hofslund, Stephanie A. Barr*, Mel S. Sabella A Course in Physics Pedagogical Content Knowledgefor Urban Chicago In-Service Teachers,21st Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 10, 2010.
  51. Sean Gallardo1 and Mel S. Sabella, Assessing the Impact of Diverse Instructional Techniques in the Introductory Physics Course, 21st Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 10, 2010.
  52. Nicole Broughton and Kim Koble, Digital Imaging And Photometry For Beginners, 21st Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 10, 2010.
  53. Alan Burts and Asare Nkansah, Development A New Hydrocarbon Polymer Electrolyte Membrane For Fuel Cells, 20th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 24, 2009, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois.
  54. Chiemela Nkuku* and Robert LeSuer, Determining Transport Kinetics Of Pteridine At Bilayer Lipid Membranes And Liquid-Liquid Interfaces Using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy, 20th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 24, 2009, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois.
  55. Brian Leverson and Robert C. Richter, Determination of Mercury in Baby Food, 20th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 24, 2009, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois.
  56. Eboni M. Perkins, Lori Vermeulen, Teresa A. Liberati and Daniel Dyer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois 62901, Evaluation of α-Zirconium Phosphate as a Drug Delivery Host: Crystallinity, Size and Shape as it relates to synthesis modifications, 20th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 24, 2009, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois.
  57. Geraldine L. Cochran and Mel S. Sabella, Investigating Student Views Regarding the Use of Questions in Introductory Physics Courses, 20th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, April 24, 2009, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois.
  58. Sonya Blackman,1 Olumide Onatoye,*1 Sabrina Bailey,*1 Gladius Lewis,2 and LeRoy Jones II1, 1Department of Chemistry & Physics, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois 60628, 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38152 Bone Cement: The Evaluative Synthesis of Autonomous Healing Agents, 11th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation (LS-AMP) Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, February 27-28, 2009.
  59. Nicole Broughton and Andrew Maselli, Purification of Recombinant Human T-Plastin, 11th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation (LS-AMP) Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, February 27-28, 2009.
  60. Adrienne Eastland and Kristy Mardis, A New Class of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells: Synthesis of Copper Phenanthroline Complexes, 11th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation (LS-AMP) Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, February 27-28, 2009.
  61. Tahir Fateem and Asare Nkansah, Fuel Cell Membranes, 11th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation (LS-AMP) Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, February 27-28, 2009.
  62. Tyvette Hilliard and Joanna Burdette, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60680, The Role of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone and Luteinizing Hormone on Ovarian Surface Epithelium Wound Repair, 11th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation (LS-AMP) Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, February 27-28, 2009.
  63. Nichole Squair and Robert LeSuer, Using scanning electrochemical microscopy to investigate electron-transfer processes in dye sensitized solar cells, 11th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation (LS-AMP) Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, February 27-28, 2009.
  64. Shontavia Wade and Joyce Ache Gana, Creation of RootCAR1 Promoter Deletion Mutant Constructs, 11th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation (LS-AMP) Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, February 27-28, 2009.
  65. Nancy Davenport and Asare Nkansah, Synthesis And Characterization Of Sulfonated Polysulfone For Proton Exchange Membrane (Pem), 19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, March 28-9, 2008.
  66. George Howell, Zandra X. Floyd and Felix M. Rivas, "Synthesis Of Two Antbacterial Heptapeptides: Cicadapeptins I And Ii"19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, March 28-9, 2008.
  67. Jason Bardwell, Samuel Bowen, "Optimization Of A Small Trebuchet - An Exercise In Classical Mechanics" 19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, March 28-9, 2008.
  68. Crystalann Jones and Mel Sabella, "Evaluating Student Undestanding Of Mass, Volume, And Buoyancy" 19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, March 28-9, 2008.
  69. Zandra X. Floyd and Felix M. Rivas, "Comformational Studies On Two Heptapeptides With Antbacterial Activity: Cicadapeptins I And Ii" 19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, March 28-9, 2008.
  70. Danielle Johnson and William L. Kennedy, "Studies Of Diabetes And Relationship To Periodontal Disease" 19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, March 28-9, 2008.
  71. Adrienne Eastland1, Kristy L. Mardis1 and David Tiede2 "The Effects Of The Porphyrin Oxidation State On The Conformations Of C-Type Cytochromes," Chicago State University1 and Argonne National Laboratory2. 19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, March 28-9, 2008.
  72. John Davis, Max Ukaigwe and LeRoy Jones II, "Preparation And Characterization Of Binary And Tertiary Nanoparticles From Microemulsions" 19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, March 28-9, 2008.
  73. Floyd, Z., & Rivas, F. M. (2008, March).Conformational studies on two heptapeptides with antibacterial activity: Cicadapeptions I and II. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.
  74. Mardis, K. L., Lawrence, W., & Morgan, D. (2008, March).Novel experiments that link real world application to undergraduate science courses to improve science major retention. Paper presented at the 19th Annnual Illinois Student Research Conference Western Ilinois, Macomb, IL.
  75. Jones, C., & Sabella, M. (2007, April).Evaluating student understanding of mass, volume, and buoyancy. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, IL.
  76. Marshall, K. (2007, October).Metal ion uptake and accumulation in the early stage of salt stress in two cultivars of sweet potato under in vitro conditions.Paper presented at the 10th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance for Minortiy Participation, Glenview, IL.
  77. Zandra Floyd, George Howell and Felix M. Rivas, Progress Towards The Synthesis Of Antibacterials-Cicadapeptins I & Ii: Synthesis Of The Western Hemisphere, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  78. Nancy Davenport1, Asare Nkansah1 and Suhas Niyogi,2 Fuel Cells: Synthesis and Characterization Of Sulfonated Polysulfone For Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) , 1Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois 60628; 2Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  79. John Davis, Maxamus Ukaigwe and LeRoy Jones II, Preparation And Characterization Of Bimetallic Nanoparticles From Microemulsions, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  80. George B. Howell, Jr., Zändra Floyd and Felix M. Rivas, Progress Towards The Synthesis Of Antibacterials Cicadapeptins I And Ii: Synthesis Of The Western Hemisphere, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  81. Sonya Blackman1, Patrick Biggs1, Gladius Lewis2 and LeRoy Jones II,1 Preparation And Evaluation Of Autonomous Healing Agents For Bone Cement, 1Department of Chemistry & Physics, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois 60628; 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38152, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  82. Adrienne Eastland1, David Tiede 2 and Kristy L. Mardis,1 Binding Of Organic Ion Pairs:Determination Of Forcefield Parameters And Free Energy Calculations, 1Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois 60628; 2Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  83. Edgar L Glover, Byeong-Gyu Park and Juanita C. Sharpe, The Mutagenesis And Purification Of Recombinant Bax Bh3 Region Mutants, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  84. Agnes K. Kisai*, Nkechiyere Vidal Nwani and Juanita C. Sharpe, Optimization Of Recombinant Bax Expression, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  85. Heather M. Sutton1, Kristy L. Mardis1 and David M. Tiede,2 Effect Of Solvent Box Size On Wide-Angle X-Ray Scattering Patterns, 1Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois 60628; 2Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  86. Kecia M. Thomas and Aida Abraha, The Effects Of N-Terminus Truncation On TauAssembly Invitro And In Alzheimers Disease, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  87. Priscilla Zellarchaffers1, Maribel Valdez1, Bharat Thakkar and Jeff Collins2, LABVIEW DataAcquisition Programs Applied To Enhanced Heat Transfer Experiments, 1Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois 60616; 2Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  88. Tyvette Hilliard1 and LeRoy Jones II , Preparation Of Half-Metallocene CatalystsFor Biomedical Applications, 1Currently enrolled in PhD program in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60680, 10th Annual Illinois Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation Student Research Conference , Glenview, Illinois, October 12-13, 2007.
  89. Chiemela A. Nkuku, and Robert J. LeSuer, Electrochemistry In Deep Eutectic Solvents, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  90. Adrienne Eastland, David M. Tiede, and Kristy L. Mardis, Binding Of Organic Ion Pairs: Determination Of Forcefield Parameters And Free Energy Calculations, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  1. Lila McKay and Robert J. LeSuer, Electrochemistry of Di-Tertbutyl Nitroxide, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  2. Deborah Amos and Asare Nkansah, Development Of New Acrylic Polymers For Medical Application, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  3. Crystalann Jones and Mel Sabella, Evaluating Student Understanding Of Mass, Volume, And Buoyancy, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  4. Nancy Davenport and Robert J. LeSuer, Monitoring Air Quality In South Side Chicago Using Lichens As Bioindicators, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  5. Michele Dillon and Kristy L. Mardis, Calculating The Entropic Trend As A Function Of Carbon-Carbon Single Bonds For P-Alkylbenza-Midinium Anions, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  6. Tim Vuong, Brian Wright, David M. Tiede, Kristy L. Mardis, Calculations Of Wide-Angle X-Ray Scattering Profile Of Cytochrome C Using Molecular Dynamics, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  7. Stephanie A. Barr and Mel Sabella, Gauging Student Understanding Of Kinematics By Analyzing How Contextual, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  8. Heather Sutton, David M. Tiede, and Kristy L. Mardis, Calculations Of Wide-Angle X-Ray Scattering Profile Of Cytochrome C Using Molecular Dynamics, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  9. Laura Quaye, Diana Monsivais, , and Aida Abraha, Morphology And Polymerization Properties Of Tau Proteins Truncated By Calpain In Alzheimer’s Disease, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  10. Tim Vanderleest, and Samuel Bowen, Study Of The “Hot Chocolate Effect, 18th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, University Park, Illinois, April 6-7, 2007.
  11. Shannon Allen, Christine Gerin, Rick GarciaSeritta HillJassmin SimpsonIkenna MadeukeRachael Hendricks,Charles Hollins and Mark Erhart, Regulation of gene Expression in Response to Spinal Cord Injury in Rats, 2006 Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim Ca, November 8 - 11.
  12. Sonya Blackman, LeRoy Jones II, Gladius Lewis and Patrick Biggs, Synthesis and Evaluation of Auonomous Healing Agents for Bone Cements, 2006 Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim Ca, November 8 - 11.
  13. Adrienne Eastland, David M. Tiede, Kristy L. Mardis, Determination of Forcefield Parameters to Evaluate the Binding of Porphyrin to c-type Cytochrome Architectures, 2006 Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim Ca, November 8 - 11.
  14. Pablo Guzman and LeRoy Jones II, Preparation of Ruthenium Bidentate Schiff-base Complexes via Microwave Irradiation, 2006 Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim Ca, November 8 - 11.
  15. Tyvette Hilliard and LeRoy Jones II, Design and Synthesis of Half-Metallocene Catalysts for Biomedical Applications, 2006 Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim Ca, November 8 - 11.
  16. Leslie Sayles and Kevin Swier, Leishmania major infection of CD43 knockout mice, 2006 Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim Ca, November 8 - 11.
  17. Pablo E. Guzman and LeRoy Jones II, Preparation Of Ruthenium Bidentate Schiff-Base Complexes Via Microwave Irradiation, 19th Annual Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Student Research Conference, Glenview, IL, October 6-7, 2006.
  18. Sonya Blackman, LeRoy Jones II, Patrick Biggs and Gladius Lewis, Synthesis And Evaluation Of Autonomous Healing Agents For Bone Cement, 19th Annual Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Student Research Conference, Glenview, IL, October 6-7, 2006.
  19. Tyvette Hilliard and LeRoy Jones II, Design And Synthesis Of Non-Metallocene Catalysts For Biomedical Applications, 19th Annual Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Student Research Conference, Glenview, IL, October 6-7, 2006
  20. Vashati Butler, Marsha Myrthil, and Andrew Maselli, Hirano Bodies Are Found In The Cytoplasmic Bridge Between Dividing Dictystelium Cells, 19th Annual Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Student Research Conference, Glenview, IL, October 6-7, 2006.
  21. Nicole M. Jones and Juanita C. Sharpe, Fluorescent Spectroscopic Analysis Of The Interaction Between Bax And Small Unilamellar Vesicles To Model The Interaction Between Bax And The Mitochondria During Apoptosis, 19th Annual Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Student Research Conference, Glenview, IL, October 6-7, 2006.
  22. Michonne C. Berry and Juanita C. Sharpe, Recombinant Bax Preferentially Binds To Suv Containing Cardiolipin Resulting In A Conformational Change, 19th Annual Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Student Research Conference, Glenview, IL, October 6-7, 2006.
  23. Weathington, T.O, Marshall, A.K. and Potluri, V. Correlation Between The Internal Structure And Macromolecule Accumulation In Two Cultivars Of Sweet Potato Under Salt Stress.The 17th Annual Illinois Student Research Symposium, Eastern Illinois Univ, Charleston, March 23-24, 2006.
  24. Omosede, I.O., Nwani, N. and Potluri,V. Relationship Between Metal Ion, Proline And Soluble Carbohydrate Accumulation In Two Cultivars Of Sweet Potato Under Abiotic Stress, The 17th Annual Illinois Student Research Symposium, Eastern Illinois Univ, Charleston, March 23-24, 2006.
  25. Charles Hollins, Abdulraman El-Arja, Steve Abu Shaqra, Byeong-Gyu Park, Nadeem Fazal, Walid Al-Ghoul. Metabolic Profiles And Intestinal Permeability Changes After Thermal Injury With and Without Early Anti-Inflammatory Treatment in Rats. The 17th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston , IL; March 23-24,2006
  26. Rachele Hendricks, Byeong-Gyu Park, Nadeem Fazal, Walid Al-Ghoul. Inflammation-Mediated Damage in Gut Epithelium Following Thermal Injury in Rats. The 17th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL; March 23-24, 2006.
  27. Marshall, K.(2006, October).The effects of salt stress on two cultivars salyboro and commensal of sweet potato under in vitro conditionsPaper presented at the 9th Annual Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, Glenview, IL.
  28. Edgar L. Glover and Juanita C. Sharpe, Mutagenesis Of Bax To Determine The Region Responsible For Cardiolipin Binding,19th Annual Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Student Research Conference, Glenview, IL, October 6-7, 2006
  29. Deborah Amos and Asare Nkansah, Towards The Synthesis Of Stable Emulsion Polymers For Use In Drug Encapsulation,Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, Ga, November 2 - 5, 2005.
  30. Patrick Biggs, LeRoy Jones II and Gladius Lewis, Incorporation Of Microencapsulated Healing Agents Into Acrylic Bone Cement, Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, Ga, November 2 - 5, 2005.
  31. Leslie Sayles and Kevin Swier, Effect Of Anti-Cd40 On Il-12 Secrestion In Bone Marrow Macrophages, Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, Ga, November 2 - 5, 2005.
  32. Jermaine M. Stephens, Kevin Swier and Jeanette Bartley, Effect Of Leshmania Major On The Interaction Between Macrophages And Naive T Cells, Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, Ga, November 2 - 5, 2005.
  33. Danielle Johnson, Acho Gana, Arthur Thomas, and Aida Abraha, Effect Of Calpain On Tau Polymerization In Vitro and In Alzheimer’s Disease, Minority Trainee Research Forum (MTRF); Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Sept 2005.
  34. Leslie Sayles and Kevin Swier, Effect Of Anti-Cd40 On Il-12 Secretion In Bone Marrow Macrophages, Annual Biomedical Research Conference For Minority Students, November 2 - 5, 2005, Atlanta, Ga
  35. Deborah Amos and Asare Nkansah, Towards the Synthesis of Stable Emulsion Polymers for Use in Drug Encapsulation,Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Atlanta, GA, November 2-5, 2005.
  36. Aida Abraha, Danielle JohnsonEffect Of Calpain On Tau Polymerization In Vitro And In Alzhemer’s Disease, 16th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, April1-2, 2005.
  37. Kafayat Davies, Nazmy Hamad, Nadeem Fazal And Walid Al-Ghoul, Microscopic And Macroscopic Evidence Of Gut Leakiness After Major Thermal Dermal Stress, 16th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, April1-2, 2005.
  38. Patrick Biggs and Leroy Jones II, Department Of Chemistry And Physics, Chicago State University. Chicago, Illinois 60628Encapsulation Of Dicyclopentadiene Within An Urea-Formaldehyde Shell For Bone Cement Composites, 16th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, April1-2, 2005.
  39. Sonya Blackman and Dr. Leroy Jones, II, Synthesis Of Transition Metal Catalysts For Olefin Polymerizaton Reactions, 16th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, April1-2, 2005.
  40. Osei-Bonsu, Daniel, and Erhart, Mark A. , An Integrative Physiology Investigation Of An Autosomal Dominant Neuromuscular Disorder In A Recombinant Inbred Mouse, 16th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, April1-2, 2005.
  41. Tim Vanderleest, Lorne Nash, Michael Wedderburn, Teena Mcclelland1, Samuel Bowen, and Mel Sabella, Department Of Chemistry And Physics, Chicago State University, 1The School Of The Art Institute Of Chicago. Catapulting Artwork: Combining Physics And Art, 16th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, April1-2, 2005.
  42. Lorne Nash, Tim Vanderleest, Mel Sabella and Samuel Bowen, Implementing Innovative Instructional Materials In The Physics Classes At Chicago State University, 16th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, April1-2, 2005.
  43. Weathington, T.O. and Potluri V. D. P., Comparative Affects Of Two Abiotic Stress Factors, Salinity And Low Temperature, On Two Cultivars Of Sweet Potato [ Ipomoea Batatus L.] Under In Vitro Conditions, 16th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, Oakbrook, Illinois, April1-2, 2005.
  44. Michelle E. Stewart and Walid M. Al-Ghoul, Inflammation-Related Tissue Damage In Mesenteric Lymph Nodes: Benefits Of Early Intervention With Statins, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), 2004.
  45. Booker T Davis IV and Walid M. Al-Ghoul, Intestinal Permeability Increase After Major Skin Thermal Injury Is Preventable By Early Treatment With Simvastatin, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), 2004.
  46. Ivy Akatsa, Joyce Ache Gana, Noelle Wakefield, Structure of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) b-Amylase Gene. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). October 15 –18, 2003, San Diego, California.
  47. Angenee Milton, Joyce Ache Gana, T. Henderson. Polymorphism in the Promoter Region of a Cold Acclimation Responsive Gene, ROOTCAR1, in Populations of Tetraploid Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). October 15 –18, 2003, San Diego, California.
  48. Arellano S, Patrick DJ, Jones M, Daniels CM and Erhart MA. Genetic typing using novel microsatellite markers to detect precise boundaries of congenic mouse haplotypes. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). October 15 –18, 2003, San Diego, California.
  49. Douglas, T.S., R. Castro* K. Swier and W. Sherman. 2003. Leishmania major induces interleukin (IL)-12 in B10.D2 macrophages. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). October 15 –18, 2003, San Diego, California.
  50. Mischelle Luckett, Sherise Borum, and Kevin Swier. “Antigen Presentation by Leishmania Infected Macrophages.” 12th Annual (BGU) Student Research Conference, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, 2001.
  51. Luckett, M., Borum, S., Swier, K;. Jones, J., Bisiriyu, T., Erhart, M.; Blackwell, D.; Robinson, C.; Daniels, C. M. “Transmission Ratio Distortion Surveillance in a Congenic Male Mouse.” Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation 5th Annual Student Research Symposium in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL, 2001.
  52. Titi A Bisiriyu, Mark Erhart, Denise Blackwell, Cynthia Daniels. “Investigating the Genetic Properties of Discrete Chromosome 17 Region from Mus spretus.” Chicago State University, Chicago, IL, USA. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Orlando, Fl October 31-November3, 2001.
  53. Ramon Castro, Tiffany Jordan, Khara Scott, Joyce Craig, Kevin Swier, “L. Major amastigotes segregate into separate papasitophorous vacuoles during replication in vitro and in vivo” Chicago State University, Chicago, IL, USA Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Orlando, Fl October 31-November 3, 2001.
  54. Melissa Jones, Mark Erhart, Cinque Robinson, Cynthia M. Daniels. “Transmission Ratio Distortion Surveilance in a Congenic Male Mouse” Chicago State University, Chicago, IL, USA Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Orlando, Fl October 31-November3, 2001.
  55. Smith, C. and Leitzel, J. “Synthesis of a Building Block for Backbone-Modified Oligonucleosides” 5th Annual LS Amp Student Research Conference, Oct. 12-13, 2001, Chicago State University.
  56. Davis, V., Bowen, S. P., Richard, J. And Harrison, J. “InfraSound,” 5th Annual LSAMP Student Research Conference, Oct. 12-13, 2001, Chicago State University. Smith, S.M., Tobin, M. Veinot, J. Yan, H., “Rational Chemical Control and Design of Thin Layer Organic light Emitting Diodes,” 5th Annual LS AMP Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, Oct. 1213, 2001.
  57. Hagos E, Daniels CM, Blackwell D, Brown J and Erhart MA (2000). Transmission ratio distortion in a congenic mouse line, Eleventh Annual Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, March 31, 2000.
  58. Foster, Kelly, K. Scott, L. Reynolds, J. Craig and K. Swier. Comparing parasitophorous vacuoles (PVs) formed by Leishmania major infection of macrophages in vivo and in vitro. 11th Annual Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, March 31, 2000.
  59. Bussell, Avida, and Kevin Swier. Naive CD4 T cells may induce IL-12 production of L. major-infected macrophages following antigen presentation. 11th Annual Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, March 31, 2000.
  60. Borum, Sherise, K. Swier, A. Bussell, and T. Cotharn. The role of costimulatory molecules in the priming of naive T cells by Leishmania major-infected macrophages. 11th Annual Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, March 31, 2000.
  61. Bussell, Avida, M. Luckett, S. Borum, and K. Swier. Leishmania major inhibits macrophage IL-12 transcription. National Minority Research Symposium, Washington, D.C., November 8-11, 2000.
  62. Castro, Ramon, K. Foster, K. Scott, L. Reynolds, J. Craig, T. Cotharn, and K. Swier. Characterization of parasitophorous vacuoles in macrophages infected with Leishmania major. National Minority Research Symposium, Washington, D.C., November 8-11, 2000.
  63. M. Jones and S. Ford, Purification Of Incomplete Corrinoids, Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL. April 2000.
  64. N. Smith and J. Leitzel, Amino-Acid Nucleoside Precursors; Synthesis Of 5’-Amino-3’-Allylthymidine, Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL. April 2000.
  65. N. Blake, L. Grand, W. Sherman, Time Resolved Spectroscopy Of The Bacteriorhodopsin Photocycle, Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL. April 2000.
  66. K. Patterson, L. Grand, W. Sherman, Preparation and Characterization of Giant Liposomes For Photodynamic Therapy Studies, Student Research Conference, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL. April 2000.

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