Undergraduate Research Scholars
Talks & Poster Presentations
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Meetings,
30 March 2001, Orlando, Florida.
2001 Undergraduate Research Scholars Poster Session,
27 April 2001, Trabant University Center
16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium,
5 May 2001, Perkins Student Center
|Nicole Goodwin, Chemistry||Laura Tolen, Biochemistry||Allison Olszewski, Biochemistry|
|Isaac Hubner, Biochemistry||Susan Biehn, Biology||Kathryn Payne, Biology|
|Jacob LaPorte, Biochemistry||Jennifer Crocco, Biochemistry||Jaimie Robinson, Biochemistry|
|Jennifer Leszl, Biology||Justin DiAngelo, Biology||Kelly Sewell, Biology|
|Laura Maliszewski, Biology||Eric Evans, Biology||Michael Usher, Biology|
|Cory Ocasio, Biochemistry||John Heiss, Biochemistry||Laura Vella, Biology|
|Kathryn O'Reilly, Biochemistry||Melissa Kuchar,
|Jennifer Rutan, Biology||Franchita Lockwood, Biology||Eric Pridgen, Chemical Engineering|
|Michael Scoblete, Biochemistry
and Chemical Education
Poster Title: Induction of Endoplasmic reticulum Biogenesis
Poster & Abstracts: Jennifer M. Crocco, Jennifer L. Brosius, and Roberta F. Colman. Characterization of 2 Bacillus subtilis Adenylosuccinate Lyases Equivalent to Mutations Found in Human Adenylosuccinate Lyase Deficiency. ASBMB Meeting, Orlando, FL. April 2001. FASEB J 15(4) A187 (2001) Abst. 184.19
Jennifer L. Brosius, Jennifer M. Crocco, Roberta
F. Colman. Three subunits contribute Critical Amino Acids to the Active
Site of Tetrameric Adenylosuccinate Lyase. FASEB J 15(4) A187 (2001) Abst.
Poster & Abstract: JR
DiAngelo, TK Vasavada, MK Duncan. Expression of an Intractable Protein
in E. coli. Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Day at Thomas Jefferson
University, 2001 (First Prize)
Research Mentor: Patricia DeLeon, Department of Biological Sciences .
Project Title: Epididymal SPAM1 Expression in Humans
Awards and Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Clift and DeArmond Award, Phi Kappa Phi, Degree with Distinction Candidate
Research Mentor: Douglass Taber
Thesis Title: Synthesis of (+)-3--Oxo-a-Cadinol: A New Development in Alkylidene Carbene Insertion.
Presentations: 64th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists' Conference, Bloomsburg University, 15 April 2000.
65th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Conference, Goucher College, 21 April 2001
Philadelphia Organic Chemists Convention, University of Pennsylvania, 31 may 2001.
Honors and Awards: American Chemical Society Delaware Section Scholarship, Quaesita Drake Scholarship, HHMI Undergraduate Research Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, James A. Moore Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry.
Other Activities: UD Marching and Pep Bands, Blue Hen Ambassador, Spirit Ambassador, Teaching Assistant for CHEM-111H&112H, Laboratory Assistant CHEM-322.
After Graduation: Doctoral Program in Organic Chemistry at Cal Tech
Poster Title: Crystallization and X-ray Crystallography of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase
Research Mentor: Douglas
After Graduation: Doctoral Program in Theoretical Chemistry at Harvard University. Awarded an HHMI Graduate Fellowship
Research Mentor: Gary Laverty, Biology
Thesis Title: Ammonia Transport in Avian Proximal Convoluted Tubule on Primary Cell Culture Models
After Graduation: Doctoral program in Cell Biology at Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Research Mentor: David Usher, Department of Biological Sciences
Project Title: Catabolism of Turtle HDL, SAGE Analysis of Gene Expression
Major: Medical Technology
McLane MA, Brando C, Paquette C. Kuchar M, Miele ME. New insights on disintegrin-receptor interactions. Submitted for International Conference on Exogenous Factors affecting Thrombosis and Haemostasis (invited speaker), July 12-13, 2001, Paris France.
Melissa Kuchar, Carrie Paquette, Mary Ann McLane.
Honors and Awards: Elected
to Mortar Board
After Graduation: Doctoral Program in Chemistry at Harvard University, Awarded an HHMI graduate Fellowship
Poster Title: A Comparison of the Regionalization of Spam1on the Surface of ICR an Rb(6.16) Mice Sperm During Epididymal Maturation.
|Scholar: Laura Maliszewski
Major: Biology with concentration
Worley, C.K., Maliszewski, L.E., Hubner, J.H., Farnworth, B., Yang, H.-Y. and Shapiro, A. D., "hdn (HR Despite NOS inhibitor) Mutants Identify Multiple Controls over Arabidopsis Programmed Cell Death" 12th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research and at the 10th International Congress on Molecular Plant-MicrobeInteractions, Madison, WI, 2001.
After Graduation: Doctoral Program in Virology at Harvard Medical School
After Graduation: Graduate Program in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the University of California, San Francisco
Research Mentor: John Koh, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Poster Title: Semi-synthesis
of a Novel Transcription Regulator
Majors: BS Biochemistry,
Research Mentor: Malcolm Taylor, Department of Biological Sciences
Poster Title: Ovarian
Contraction in Fundulus Ovary
Major: Chemical Engineering
Research Mentor: Anne Skaja Robinson, Department of Chemical Engineering
Poster Title: The Unfolded Protein Response During Heterologous Protein Expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Research Mentor: Eugene Mueller, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Project Title: Site-Specific Incorporation of 4-thiouridine into RNA
Poster & Abstract: Jamie S. Robinson and Eugene G. Mueller, Will introduction of an E.coli gene lead to 4-thiouridine in yeast? ASBMB Meeting, Orlando, FL. April 2001.
Presentations: 64th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemistsí Conference, 15 April 2000, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
33rd Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, 16 May 2000, Newark, Delaware.
After Graduation: Teaching High
School Chemistry in New Jersey
Poster Title: Screening of a 27kd Apolipoprotein
Posters & Abstracts: Michael Usher, Howard Gamper, Eric Kmeic. Targeting of a Chimeric Oligonucleotide to dsDNA for Site-Specific Gene Repair. ASBMB Meetings, Orlando, FL. April 2001. FASEB J 15(4), A518 (2001) Abst 435.2
Jennifer Rutan, Michael Usher, Matthew Russell, Robin Davis, Shui Quig Ye, Gregory Stephens, Robert Hodson, David Usher. Conservation of the Apolipoprotein AI-CIII Linkage Group in Reptiles. ASBMB Meetings, Orlando, FL. April 2001. FASEB J 15(4) A195 (2001) Abst 188.5
Diane Herson, Department of Biological Sciences
Poster Title: Persistence of Helicobacter pylori
Major: Chemical Engineering
Poster Title: Monitoring Aggregation of the P22 Tailspike Protein Through Size-Exclusion Chromatography
Awards and Scholarships: Chemical Engineering First Year Award, First Year Honors Certificate, UD Scholar Award, The Bunnell Scholarship, Just Born Candies Award, World War II Alumni Award, Honors Program Scholarship, Chemical Engineering Class of 1950 Award, Engineering Teaching Assistant Award.