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 July 29, 2013

BME Students Participate in 2013 David T. Kearns Center Research Symposium

Fourteen BME students participated in this year's David T. Kearns Center Research Symposium. The symposium consists of research presentations by the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program Scholars and the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Xerox Engineering Fellows. This year's symposium was held in the Hoyt Auditorium on Friday, July 26, 2013.

Listed below are the BME students who were part of this year's symposium:

McNair Scholar Oral Presentation:

Jose Martinez (Faculty mentors: Amy Lerner, Paul Funkenbusch): Analyzing the Tibial-Femoral Contact in Meniscectomies and Meniscal Replacements

The Xerox Engineering Fellows' Poster Presentation Session:

Russel Adams (Faculty mentor: Lisa DeLouise): Tumor Initiating Melanoma Cells: A Morphological Look at Tumor Formation and Cell Migration Using Microbubbles

Louisa Bauer (Faculty mentor: Danielle Benoit): Characterization of Parthenolide Delivery Using Micelles: Treatment of Leukemia Cells

Asia Ingram (Faculty mentor: Richard Waugh): Nanoporous Bioreactor for Erythroid Progenitor Proliferation

Hyun Jin Kim (Faculty mentor: Regine Choe): Towards Monitoring Bone Graft Healing with Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy

Andrea Lee (Faculty mentor: Mark Buckley): Analysis of Load Induced Ca2+ Signaling in Mice Patella under Mechanical Loading in Situ

Qihui Pu (Faculty mentor: Lisa DeLouise): Development of a High Throughout Cell Screening Assay Using PDMS Microcavity Array Technology for the Advancement of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Research

Vincent Sayseng (Faculty mentor: Stephen McAleavey): Simulation of Refraction Artifacts in Shear Wave Velocity Estimation with Curvilinear Transducers

Jonathan Tran (Faculty mentor: Amy Lerner): Implications of Customization and Scaling of Image-based Finite Element Modeling in Exploring Risks for Knee Osteoarthritis

Jacob VanderBurgh (Faculty mentor: Diane Dalecki): Development of Protocol to Asses Cell Migration in Hydrogels Exposed to Ultrasound Standing Wave Fields

Le Wang (Faculty mentor: Jean-Philippe Couderc): Video-Based Monitoring of Human Heart and Respiration Pulses

Max Winkelman (Faculty mentor: Mark Buckley): Intrinsic Healing of Mouse Flexor Tendon In Vitro

Ioannis Zampetakis (Faculty mentor: Danielle Benoit): Heterogeneous Nanoscale Physicochemical Properties of Chain-and-Step Growth Polymerized PEG Hydrogels

Stacie Zwolski (Faculty mentor: Regine Choe): Characterization of Diffuse Optical/Correlation Spectroscopies for Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Monitoring of Breast Cancer