Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

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CPIP - Full-Year 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
CPIP: Assessing genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of the developmental origin of cancer associated with exposure to an endocrine disrupting herbicide Freeman, Jennifer Full-Year 2016 CPIP Endocrine disruption, molecular and environmental toxicology, cancer, melanoma, epigenetics
DURI - Full-Year 2016
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TOPRS: Obesity, Bariatric Surgery and Nutritional Deficiencies Gletsu-Miller, Nana Full-Year 2016 DURI Obesity, Weight Loss, Vitamins and Minerals
CPIP - Full-Year 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
CPIP: Breast Cancer Biomarkers in Developing Rat Mammary Gland Camarillo, Ignacio Full-Year 2016 CPIP Cancer
CPIP: Landscapes of DNA methylation profile in liver cancer cells upon exposure to dietary polyphenols and their relevance in cancer prevention Stefanska, Barbara Full-Year 2016 CPIP Cancer epigenetics and Nutriepigenomics
DURI - Full-Year 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
TOPRS: Molecular Mechanisms of Dietary Fat Absorption Buhman, Kimberly Full-Year 2016 DURI Obesity, Lipid Metabolism, Proteomics
TOPRS: Dietary Regulation of Lipid Metabolism in Adipose Tissue Kim, Kee hong Full-Year 2016 DURI Food Science, Nutrition, Adipose Biology and Obesity
TOPRS: Polymer-based Therapeutics for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes Deng, Meng Full-Year 2016 DURI Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Research Sciences
TOPRS: Directed differentiation of adipose stem cells towards brown fat Kuang, Shihuan Full-Year 2016 DURI Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Research Science (TOPRS)
CPIP - Full-Year 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
CPIP: DNA-encoded proteomic probes for detection of cancer-related protease activities Krusemark, Casey Full-Year 2016 CPIP Biochemistry, Bioconjugate Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry
DURI - Full-Year 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
TOPRS: Skeletal muscle functions in obesity Gavin, Timothy Full-Year 2016 DURI TOPRS
TOPRS: Metabolic control of the anti-obesity ketogenic diet Ellis wilcox, Jessica Full-Year 2016 DURI obesity, metabolism, lipid
CPIP - Full-Year 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
CPIP: Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Prevention Teegarden, Dorothy Full-Year 2016 CPIP vitamin D, breast cancer, metabolism
CPIP: Preventing suffering in Cancer through shared decision making Childress, Amy Full-Year 2016 CPIP Social sciences and natural sciences
DURI - Full-Year 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
TOPRS: Vitamin D and Fat Cells Teegarden, Dorothy Full-Year 2016 DURI TOPRs, obesity, vitamin D
DURI - Summer 2015
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Hardwood reproduction success as a function of seedling quality, fertilization, and deer exclusion Jenkins, Michael Summer 2015 DURI forestry, restoration ecology
DURI - Spring 2015
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
A novel technology for active drug delivery Irudayaraj, Joseph Spring 2015 DURI Nanotechnology, Drug delivery, Cancer research
Child-animal interaction: Examining social behaviors O'haire, Maggie Spring 2015 DURI Psychological Science, Child Development, Animal Behavior, Human-Animal Interaction, Education
Computational tools for biological imaging and spectroscopy Irudayaraj, Joseph Spring 2015 DURI Software development, instrument interface, cellular imaging
Non-Invasive cholesterol Measurement Sundararajan, Rajeswari Spring 2015 DURI Biomedical engineering
Electro-cancer therapy Sundararajan, Rajeswari Spring 2015 DURI Biomedical engineering
Electric field study of biological systems Sundararajan, Rajeswari Spring 2015 DURI Biomedical engineering
Development of Novel Biomaterials-based Strategies for Tissue Repair and Regeneration Deng, Meng Spring 2015 DURI Biomaterials, Nanotechnology, Cell/Tissue Engineering
inline laser based inspection system Bae, Euiwon Spring 2015 DURI mechanical engineering, control, optics, nanotechnolgoy
Development of Controlled Release System for Analgesics Deng, Meng Spring 2015 DURI Biomaterials, Polymer Science, Nanotechnology, Cell/Tissue Engineering
Biomechanics of Collective Cell Migration Han, Bumsoo Spring 2015 DURI Birck Nanotechnology Center, Mechanical Engineering
Structure-Function Relationships in Polysaccharides Janaswamy, Srinivas Spring 2015 DURI Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Biochemistry; Biomedical Engineering; Chemistry; Food Science; Life Science; Physics ; Pharmacy
Biomanufacturing via 3D Inkjet Printing Han, Bumsoo Spring 2015 DURI Mechanical Engineering
Effect of soy hull fibers and soy protein isolates on quality characteristics of low-fat and low-sodium processed meats Kim, Yuan (Brad) Spring 2015 DURI Animal/Food Science
Transitions in Care - Evaluate Impact of Direct Messaging Yih, Yuehwern Spring 2015 DURI Human Factors, Industrial Engineering, Healthcare Delivery System, Healthcare Information Technology
The impact of patient self-management interventions on health and healthcare outcomes. Collins, William Spring 2015 DURI healthcare, health communication, meta-analysis, statistics
Effect of Salts on the Dissolution Behavior of Cellulose Xu, Qin Spring 2015 DURI Bio-polymer Science; Chemistry; Food Science; Life Science; Physics
Development of Carrier-Free Drug Delivery System for Cancer Therapy Li, Tonglei Spring 2015 DURI Cancer; Drug Delivery; Materials Science; Nano
Disease-on-chip for theranostics Lelievre, Sophie Spring 2015 DURI BIology, Chemistry, Nanotechnology
Biowall Building Integration Hutzel, William Spring 2015 DURI Energy/Buildings
Development of a novel image scanning method to determine meat tenderness and color of fresh meat Kim, Yuan Spring 2015 DURI Animal/Food Science
DURI - Fall 2015
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Impact of K-12 Outreach on Graduate Students Harbor, Jonathan Fall 2015 DURI Education
Biological macromolecular Structure and Function Kihara, Daisuke Fall 2015 DURI bioinformatics, computational biology
Non-Invasive cholesterol measurement Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2015 DURI Biomedical Engineering
Electrical-pulse-mediated effective drug delivery for breast cancer Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2015 DURI Biology
NDA Safety Meetings Jenkins, James Fall 2015 DURI Construction Safety, Communications