Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

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CPIP - Full-Year 2017
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Vitamin D regulation of breast cancer prevention Teegarden, Dorothy Full-Year 2017 CPIP Vitamin D regulation of breast cancer prevention
Metabolic Impact on Epigenetic Processes Kirchmaier, Ann Full-Year 2017 CPIP Epigenetics, Metabolism
Assessing genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of the developmental origin of cancer associated with exposure to an endocrine disrupting herbicide Freeman, Jennifer Full-Year 2017 CPIP Endocrine disruption, molecular and environmental toxicology, cancer, melanoma, epigenetics
Vitamin E tocotrienols as adjuvant therapy for colon cancer Jiang, Qing Full-Year 2017 CPIP Cancer Prevention
Identification of disease biomarkers using mass spectrometry-based proteomics Tao, W. Andy Full-Year 2017 CPIP Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
Preventing suffering in late stage cancer patients Shields, Cleveland Full-Year 2017 CPIP lung cancer, physician-patient communication, opioids, pain, prognosis, race, disparities
Landscapes of DNA methylation profile in breast cancer cells upon exposure to dietary polyphenols and their relevance in cancer prevention Stefanska, Barbara Full-Year 2017 CPIP Cancer epigenetics and Nutriepigenomics
Breast Cancer Prevention with Diet-derived Agents Stan, Silvia Full-Year 2017 CPIP Cancer Prevention
DURI - Fall 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Augmented and Virtual Reality on Construction Jobsites Jenkins, James Fall 2016 DURI Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology
Electroactive Polymer Additive Manufacturing Newell, Brittany Fall 2016 DURI electroactive polymers, smart materials, 3-D printing, additive manufacturing
Academic-Practice Collabroation to Evaluate a Community Based Wellness Program Simpson, Vicki Fall 2016 DURI Health Promotion
3-D Printed high pressure hydraulic components Garcia Bravo, Jose Fall 2016 DURI Hydraulics, Mechanics, Systems
GIS Mapping in Turkey Rauh, Nicholas Fall 2016 DURI GIS, Archaeology, Classical Studies, Statistics, Digital Publication
Assessing Land Use and Climate Impacts on Water Resources Gitau, Margaret Fall 2016 DURI Statistics, Water Resources
Problem Framing as a Path to Innovation Gray, Colin Fall 2016 DURI human-computer interaction, engineering education, design education, industrial design, user-centered design
Maintaining Competency in UX Practice Gray, Colin Fall 2016 DURI human-computer interaction, UX, professional practice, social media
Employment Opportunities for Teens and Young Adults with Special Needs Rasche, Nancy Fall 2016 DURI Special Needs, Research Planning, Entrepreneurship
LiteracyLABELS: mobile iOS application development Rasche, Nancy Fall 2016 DURI Education mobile application design for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Computer Hacker Personality Profiles Seigfried-spellar, Kathryn Fall 2016 DURI Computer & Information Technology, Psychology
android image processing for object classification Bae, Euiwon Fall 2016 DURI mechanical engineering, computer science
Effects of probiotic supplementation on oxidation stability of broilers exposed to heat stress Kim, Yuan Fall 2016 DURI Animal/Food Science
METABOLOMIC PROFILES TO UNDERSTAND THE EFFECT OF POSTMORTEM AGING ON COLOR AND LIPID OXIDATION STABILITIES OF DIFFERENT BOVINE MUSCLES Kim, Yuan Fall 2016 DURI Animal/Food Science
Elucidating the role of apoptosis in meat tenderization and oxdiation stability using the heat-stressed broiler model Kim, Yuan Fall 2016 DURI Animal/Food Science
Impact of Smart Infusion Pumps on Nurse Workload Yu, Denny Fall 2016 DURI Human Factors, Data Analytics, Healthcare
Control a robotic manipulator using a haptic device Diao, Xiumin Fall 2016 DURI robotics, haptic devices, manipulation
2. Development of Responsive Hydrogel Vehicles for Controlled Delivery of Analgesics Deng, Meng Fall 2016 DURI Biomaterials, Cell/Tissue Engineering
Development of Biomaterial Scaffolds for the Induction of Human Adipose Tissue Deng, Meng Fall 2016 DURI Biomaterials, Cell/Tissue Engineering
Bio/Pharmaceutical Lyophilization Alexeenko, Alina Fall 2016 DURI Biotechnology, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology
Motion detection using Microsoft Kinect Diao, Xiumin Fall 2016 DURI Data acquisition, motion detection
Impact of K-12 Outreach on Graduate Students Harbor, Jonathan Fall 2016 DURI Education
Nanobubble synthesis Irudayaraj, Joseph Fall 2016 DURI Nanotechnology, Drug delivery, Cancer research
Nanobubble beam steering Irudayaraj, Joseph Fall 2016 DURI Nanotechnology, Cancer therapy, nano medicine
Radiation Fibrosis Irudayaraj, Joseph Fall 2016 DURI Nanotechnology, Drug delivery, Cancer research
SmartCAD: Guiding Engineering Design with Science Simulations Magana, Alejandra Fall 2016 DURI Engineering design education, Computer Aided Design, Simulations
Tool for automating the process of nanofabrication using focused-ion beam Shalaev, Vladimir Fall 2016 DURI Nanofabrication, Software App Development, Nanophotonics
Contaminant transport in streams and rivers: streambeds, biofilms and water quality. Aubeneau, Antoine Fall 2016 DURI Biogeochemistry/Ecology/Hydrology
Ultrasound-assisted extraction of phenolic compounds from walnut shells Xu, Qin Fall 2016 DURI Plant science, chemistry, food science
Antioxidant properties of phenolic extracts from walnut shells Xu, Qin Fall 2016 DURI Plant science, chemistry, food science
3D cell culture models to study oxidative stress in cancer progression Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2016 DURI Biology and Engineering
Tissue stiffness-cell nucleus relationship in normal and cancerous cell behaviors Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2016 DURI Biology, Engineering Pathology,
Nonlinear optical properties of novel materials Shalaev, Vladimir Fall 2016 DURI Nonlinear optics, software development
Dark field microscopy and image processing Irudayaraj, Joseph Fall 2016 DURI Nanotechnology, Instrumentation
Modification and Characterization of Elastin Like Polypeptide Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery Thompson, David Fall 2016 DURI Bindley Bioscience Center, Rm 234
Building nanophotonic systems using novel plasmonic materials Boltasseva, Alexandra Fall 2016 DURI Nanophotonics, Plasmonics, Novel plasmonic materials