7th Annual CBU
Student Research Poster Session 
CBU Poster Session 2003 Tuesday, 22 April 2003
11:00 am -2:00 pm
(Student Researchers present 12:30-1:30 pm)
East Lounge, 2nd floor Thomas Center
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    • Research Posters on display: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Tuesday, 22 April 2003
    • Students present at their posters according to the following schedule:
      • Even numbered boards: 12:30 – 1:00 pm
      • Odd numbered boards: 1:00 – 1:30 pm
    Dr. Holmes presents the 2003 Dominic Dunn Award at the 2003 Research Poster SessionSarah Stinnett (2003 Dominic Dunn Award Recipient) and Dr. Holmes at the 2003 Research Poster Session
    Bro. Edward applauds as Dr. Holmes presents the 2003 Dominic Dunn Award to Sarah Stinnett at the 2003 Research Poster SessionAnalice Hosey Sowell (2002 Dominic Dunn Award Recipient) and Sarah Stinnett (2003 Dominic Dunn Award Recipient) at the 2003 Research Poster Session

     

     

    Student Research Posters ~ 2003 2003 Poster Session Photo Gallery
     1.  BIOL Evidence of Lesions In Fruit Fly Brains As A Function of Ethanol Exposure.  N. Addison1 and S. Eisen1. 1Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104
     2.  CE Design and Construction of A Concrete Canoe.  Josh Giannini and Peter Hall.  Academic Advisor: Prof. Frederick E. Sock.   Practitioners:  Becky Bailey, E.I.T., Engineering Department, City of Bartlett
     3.BIOL Clinical and Imaging Parameters that Predict the Development and Duration of Typhlitis in Pediatric Oncology Patients.  C.S. Adelman1, M.B. McCarville2, M. Lee3, D. Alsamarre3, and J.T. Sandlund4. 1Dept. of Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104 and POE Student-Dept. of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, 2Dept. of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, 3POE Student- Dept. of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, 4Dept. of Hematology-Oncology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105
     4.  PSYC The Effect of labeling on consumer perception.  Dana O’Hoyt, Victoria Vastagh, Tamika Dobbins, and Lloyd Thomas.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
     5.  ME Analysis of Sightglass Leakage Issue.  Ariel Wessel
     6. BIOL Calcium stimulation of CO release by cerebral microvessels.  R. Appling1 and C. Leffler2. 1Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Dept. Physiol. and Biophysics, Univ. TN, Memphis, TN 38163.
     7.  PSYC Mere exposure in advertisements.Staci Bennett, Ellen Donati, Resha McGowen, Kelli Ward, Missy Gregg, and Bridgette Centella.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
     8. BIOL Control of Glial Proliferation in the Injured Rat Retina Using Antibodies to CD81 and NCAM. A.M. Asbury1 and E.E. Geisert, Jr.2, 1Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Dept. Anat. And Neurobiol., Univ. TN, Memphis, TN 38163.
     9.  MATH Testing For Primality: A Deterministic Polynomial Time Algorithm. Sean KugeleMentor: Dr. Pascal Bedrossian
    10.  PSYC Understanding the history of psychology from an undergraduate perspective. Staci Bennett, B. Centella, K. Collins, Tamika Dobbins, K. Ward, and Victoria Vastagh.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    11. BIOL PKC-zeta Mediates Norepinephrine-Induced Phospholipase D Activation and Cell Proliferation in VSMC.  E. Basic1 and K.U. Malik2. 1Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104.2Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN 38163
    12.  ME Redesign of a Pneumatic Alternative to Snap-Ring Pliers.  Theresa Humphrey and Paul Leister
    13.  BIOL Retrospective Analysis: Finding a Common Link in Cases of Intrauterine Fetal Demise. S.J. Bourg1 and M. Schneider2. 1Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Dept. Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Univ. TN, Memphis, TN 38103
    14.  CHEM Synthesis and electrochemistry of methyl polyethylene glycol-based polymers. Jeffrey Crisp1 and Dr. J.E. Ritchie2. 1Dept. Cem., Christian Brothers University, 2Univeristy of Mississippi
    15.  BIOL Presence of Calbindin Positive Neurons in the Region of Superior Salivatory Nucleus (SSN) and Potential Role in Regulation of Choroidal Blood Flow in Rodents. L.Brown1, M.T. Wiggins2, M.E.C. Fitzgerald1,3, C.A.B.Toledo4 and A.Reiner3. 1Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Dept of Biol., LeMoyne-Owen College, Memphis, TN 38126 3Dept. Anat. And Neurobiol., Univ. TN, Memphis, TN 38163, 4Laboratorio de Neurociencias, Universidade Cidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil 03071-0004
    16.  CE Intersection Redesign - Humphreys Blvd. & Walnut Grove Road Structural Design of Bridges. Melissa E. Johnson.  Academic Advisor: Prof. Frederick E. Sock. Practitioner: John Jernigan, Ph.D., P.E., Ellers, Oakley, Chester, & Rike Consulting Engineers
    17.  PSYC Does talking on a cellular phone decrease accuracy in tasks?  Stephen Adair, Maureen Fitzgerald, Lakishia Robinson, Vanessa Story, and Lyndsey Sutton.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    18.  BIOL Identification of Anterior Commissure Phenotype in ENU Mutagenized Mice.  K.Cozart1, A. Elberger2 and N. Brauer3. 1Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2,3Dept. Anat. and Neurobiol., Univ. TN, Memphis, TN 38163
    19.  ME Convective Heat Transfer Correlation.  Richard Doerr and Justin Moderow
    20.  BIOL Lipsmacking and Social Behavior In a Captive Group Of Sulawesi Macaques. A. L. Deslattes1and M. Carr2, 1Dept. of Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Conservation and Research Dept., Memphis Zoo and Aquarium, Memphis, TN 38112
    21.  CE Intersection Redesign – Humphreys Blvd. and Walnut Grove Road Traffic Considerations. Roy Lamica and Nathan Christopher Luce.  Academic Advisor: Prof. Eugene R. McGinnis, P.E.  Practitioners:  (1) Stan Klenk, P.E., & Robert Cochran, P.E., Allen & Hoshall (2) John T. Pankey, P.E., Fisher & Arnold, Inc.
    22.  PSYC Attitudes and perceptions surrounding the events of September 11, 2001. Staci Bennett.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    23.  BIOL Immunohistochemistry to stain insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, pancreatic polypeptide release in pancreatic islet cells to determine changes in hormone levels over time in culture. K. Fields1, D. Fraga2,and  Y. Abdel-Rahman2. 1Dept. of Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Dept. of Surgical Immunology,University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN 38163
    24.  ME Oil Tanker Leakage Containment System.  James Steven Fuss and Daniel Valentine
    25.  BIOL Pregnant Women with Sickle Cell Disease and the Outcome of their Pregnancy.  M. Schneider1, T. Ivester1, J. Ruffin1, and N. Kelishadi2. 1Dept. Obst. & Gyn., Regional Medical Center, Memphis, TN 38163; 2Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104.
    26.  CE Intersection Redesign – Humphreys Blvd. and Walnut Grove Road Drainage Design and Environmental Impact.  Neko Sharkey and Andrew T. Mullis.  Academic Advisor: L. Yu Lin, Ph.D., P.E.  Practitioners: (1) Michael F. Tooley, P.E. Environmental Testing & Consulting of the Americas, Inc. (2) R. Andy Gaines, Ph.D., P.E. & Dewey Jones, P.E., US Army Corps of Engineers
    27.  BIOL Evaluation of 8-Isoprostane Concentrations and the Effects of Vitamin C and E Supplementation on 8-Isoprostane Levels in Women at High Risk for Developing Preeclampsia. D. King1, R.Ahokas2. 1Department of Biology, Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Maternal and Fetal Research, University of TN, Memphis 38163
    28.  PSYC What psychology professors believe are the most important historical events in the history of psychology. Vanessa Story, Lyndsey Sutton, Natalie Weathers, Janie Taylor, and Erin Karcher.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    29.  PSYC The effects of a source’s attractiveness and the buyer’s need for cognition on persuasion: To buy or not to buy?  Keith Desonier, Chanda Simkin, Lauren Cox, Monica Brown, Crissy Cox, Daniel Salvaggio, Mandi Buss, Ellen Donati, Emily Sammons, and F. Hun.  Advisors: Rod Vogl and Sandra Nicks
    30.  BIOL Aggressive Behavior in an All-Male Western Lowland Gorilla Group at the Memphis Zoo and Aquarium. T.J. Kueter1, M. Carr2, J. Ouellette2, and C. Kuhar3. 1 Dept. Biol Christian Brothers University Memphis, TN 38104, 2 Dept. Res. Memphis Zoo and Aquarium Memphis, TN 38104, 3 Dept. Res. Zoo Atlanta, GA 30315
    31.  CHEM Early analysis of Fe/Si meteorites in order to determine a connection with asteroids. Nikolaus Hagedorn1,Dr. D. Sears2, Dr. P.H.Benoit2, and Dr. M.S.Kareev2.1Dept. Cem., Christian Brothers University, 2Univeristy of Arkansas
    32.  BIOL Cellular Mechanism of the Action of Angiotensin II on Collagen Production in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.  K. U. Malik1, M. Aqueel1, N.R. Newsom2. 1Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN 38163, 2Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104
    33.  CE Seismic Retrofit of Benilde Hall, CBU Campus  Heather M. Smith and Kristin Louise Teague-Bartlett.  Academic Advisor: Sripong Malasri, Ph.D., P.E. & Prof. Frederick E. Sock. Practitioner: Bob Paullus, P.E., Askew, Hargraves, & Harcourt & Associates, Inc.
    34.  PSYC Is a picture worth a thousand words or a thousand dollars?  Stephan Adair and Fernando Hun.  Advisor: Rod Vogl
    35.  BIOL Comparison of Lysophosphatidic-induced Cell Migration Using Impedance Cell Sensing and Traditional Migration Assay.  F. Pascual1, G. Tigyi2, A. Aryal2, and M.J. Viar2, 1Dept. of Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Dept. of Physiol., Univ. of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, 38163
    36.  ME Alpha 4: The Great Moonbuggy Race 2003.  Joseph Green, Justin Ivancic, Timothy Petteys, and Albert Waineo
    37.  PSYC The study of anger in men and women.  Ellen Donati and Emily Sammons.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    38.  BIOL Identification of Downstream Target Genes of Cbfa1: Construction and Screening of a Mouse cDNA Library.  K. Ries1, J. S. Gaikwad2, A.. Cavender3, and R. D’Souza4. 1Department of Biology, Christian Brothers University, 2Department of Orthodontics, University of Texas 3Department of Orthodontics, University of Texas, 4 Department of Orthodontics, University of Texas, Houston
    39.  BIOL Localization of SK3 Channels in a Rat’s Supraoptic Nucleus.  A. Rubrum1 and W. Armstrong21Department of Biology, Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN, 38104; 2Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, 38163
    40.  PSYC Satisfaction of non-traditional students.  Tamika Dobbins, Essica Cage, Shanda Parker, Georgie Ferguson, and Alyssa Mitchell.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    41.  PSYC Instructors of history and systems of psychology courses and the amount of time spent on discussing women and minorities in psychology.  Erin Cooper, Kim Towns, Mandi Buss, and David Walters.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    42.  BIOL Involvement of Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore Complex (PTPC) in AD198-Induced Apoptosis. C. Cash1, L. Lothstein2, M. Savaranskaya2, 1Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Dept. of Pharm., Univ. TN, Memphis, TN 38163
    43.  ME Metrology for Scalpel Blade Sharpness.  Danielle Guerre and Sergio Vergara-Reyes
    44.  BIOL Polyamine and Glutamate Receptor Localization in the Retinal Pigment Epithelium.S. Stinnett1 and D. Johnson2. 1Department of Biology, Christian Brothers University, 2 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee
    45.  BIOL Determination of the Gene that Causes the Meander Tail Phenotype. E. Weirich1, D. Goldowitz2, and Y.Tong2. 1Dept. Biol., Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN 38104, 2Dept. Anat. and Neurobiol., Univ. TN, Memphis, TN 38163
    46.  PSYC Changes in the portrayal of women and minorities in general psychology textbooks.Maureen Fitzgerald, Chuck Lawrence, Alexis Laughary, Emily Meadows, and Lakishia Robinson.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    47.  PSYC The Effects of Gender Stereotype Threat on Math Test Performance. Monica Brown, Lauren Cox, Catie Green, and Chuck Lawrence.  Advisor: Sandra Nicks
    "Learning is intense when one is doing research. In the pursuit of primary data, one acquires skills that cannot be found in books, including time-management techniques and the ability to think quickly and solve difficult problems." Halaby, Reginald.  2001.  Promoting Undergraduate Research in ScienceThe Scientist 15[8]:35, Apr. 16, 2001.
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    Participating Courses and Professors
     Dept.
    Participating Courses and Professors
     
    BIOL
    Mentored and Independent 
    Research in Biology:
    Bro. Edward Salgado
    MATH
    Math Seminar:
    Dr. Pascal Bedrossian
     
    CHEM
    Chemistry Research Seminar:
    Dr. Michael Condren
    ME
    Mechanical Engineering Research:
    Dr. Bernard Beard
     
    CE
    Senior Design Project in Civil Engineering:
    Dr. K. Madhavan
    PSYC
    Research in Behavioral Sciences:
    Dr. Sandra Nicks and Dr. Rod Vogl
    "Undergraduate students' enthusiasm and ingenious approaches to research problems can be very stimulating to the research program. Working with student and faculty collaborators on research problems of common interest is rewarding, intellectually satisfying, and best of all, fun."  Halaby, Reginald.  2001.  Promoting Undergraduate Research in ScienceThe Scientist 15[8]:35, Apr. 16, 2001.
    Lachre Brown and Dr. Fitzgerald at the 2003 Poster Session Appreciation

    Thanks to all the Mentors

    who directed student research projects.
    2003 Poster Session
    "You learn to become a scientist by doing science, not by studying science in textbooks. Undergraduate research experiences lead to better prepared and motivated individuals (graduate student, professional school student, educator)." Halaby, Reginald.  2001.  Promoting Undergraduate Research in ScienceThe Scientist 15[8]:35, Apr. 16, 2001.
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    Funding for this event is provided by Bro. Louis Althaus, Vice President for Academic Affairs.
    The Annual Campus-Wide CBU Research Poster Session is hosted by the CBU Psychology and Biology Departments; the Session Program was arranged by Dr. Sandra Nicks.  Call for Posters (MSWord)
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    TAS Collegiate Div. Western Regional Meeting  held at Union University 5 April 2003.

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