Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum Awardees

The 46th Annual Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum was held February 28, 2015. This year, a total of 126 students participated; 31 of them were Creighton University students. 

There are 4 award categories with 4 awards in each group, thus giving 16 awards total. This year, Creighton students won 6 of these awards and are as follows:

1st Place Medical / Professional Student Poster Presentation - $500 + Plaque

Matthew Fadus   "Lifetime Colonic Polyp Rate Comparisons and the EPCAM Deletion"
Advisor: Dr. Henry Lynch; Department of Preventive Medicine

 

2nd Place Medical / Professional Student Poster Presentation - $250 + Plaque

Shradha Samuel 'Effect of Calcitriol and Cytokines on mRNA Transcripts of Integrins on Endothelial Cells"

Advisor: Dr. Devendra Agrawal; Department of Biomedical Sciences

 

3rd Place Medical / Professional Student Poster Presentation - $100 + Certificate

Timothy Malouff "EGFR and Stathmin1 in Progression Through the Hair Cycle"

Advisor: Dr. Laura Hansen; Department of Biomedical Sciences

 

1st Place Medical / Professional Student Oral Presentation - $500 + Plaque

D. McDonald "Quantifying Fatigue Loaded Microdamage in Cortical Bone Tissue"

Advisor: MP Akhter; Department of Medicine

 

Sigmai Xi Award of Merit for Medical / Professional Student Oral Presentation - $25 + Certificate

Joseph Chen "High-Risk Tobacco Behaviors and Barriers to Smoking Cessation Among Homeless Individuals"

Advisor: Dr. Lee Marrow, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care

 

1st Place Graduate Student Oral Presentation - $500 + Plaque

Marsha Pierce "Hair Cell Loss and Stereocilia Defects in MIR-183 Family Knockout Models"

 

Advisor: Dr. Garrett Soukup, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Confidential Research Hotline (402-280-3200)

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