GSA Research Symposium

2018 GSA Symposium – October 26th

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Schedule of Events

Poster Presentations 9-11AM  (Helen Guinn Adams Atrium Biomed I)

1.Assessment of reovirus nonstructural protein σ1s function in different viral genetic backgrounds

Marcelle Dina Zita  Advisor: Dr. Karl Boehme

2.IL-10 Influences Neuron Death via Staphylococcus epidermidis Biofilm and Microglia Co-Cultures

Kathryn Woods  Advisor: Dr. Jessica Snowden

3.The Wmn1 Enhancer Region in Intron 1 is Required for Expression of Human PLP1

Pankaj Patyal  Advisor: Dr. Patricia Wight

4.Bioactivation of halogen-containing drugs as precursors to drug-induced hepatotoxicity

Mary “Allie” Davis  Advisor: Dr. Grover Paul Miller

5.Lamisil (terbinafine) bioactivation involves multiple cytochromes P450 based on computation and experimental approaches

Dustyn Barnette  Advisor: Dr. Grover Paul Miller

6.Development and Preclinical Testing of a Vaccine for 3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) Substance Use Disorders

Samantha McClenehan  Advisor: Dr. S. Michael Owens

7.Development of G-protein Biased Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists for Potential Use as Analgesics for Neuropathic Pain

Amal Shoeib   Advisor: Dr. Paul Prather

8.G-Quadruplex in PARP1-Mediated DNA Damage Response

Andrea Edwards   Advisor: Dr. Kevin Raney

9.Function and Mechanism of Hepatitis C Virus Non-structural Protein 3 (HCV NS3) Unfolding of Viral G-quadruplex RNA Structures

Binyam Belachew    Advisor: Dr. Kevin Raney

10.The Dependence Liability of Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogues

Kyle Urquhart   Advisor: Dr. William Fantegrossi

11.What Have We Learned from 140,000 Bacterial Genomes

Visanu Wanchai   Advisor: Dr. David Ussery

12.Validation of a Spine Biomechanics Simulator

John Sherrill   Advisor: Dr. Erin Mannen

13.A Preliminary Analysis of the Associations Among Trauma Exposure, Trauma-Related Cognitions, and Incarceration History for Detainees in the Pulaski County Jail

Devin Guillory   Advisors: Dr. Andrew James and Dr. Melissa Zielinski

14.Clinical Characteristics of Arkansas Residents Who Have Medical Needs for Cannabis

Denise Hung   Advisor: Dr. Nalin Payakachat

15.The Impact of FDA Risk-Communication on Actions in Event of Drug and Food Recalls

Divyan Chopra   Advisor: Dr. Chenghui Li

16.Effects of Space Radiation on Cognitive Behavior and Hippocampal Morphology

Fred Kiffer   Advisor: Dr. Antiño Allen

Oral Presentations 1-3 PM (Rayford Auditorium)

1:00-1:15 PM:  Health-related Quality of Life of the Elderly Patients with Small Renal Mass

Naleen Bhandari   Advisor: Dr. Nalin Payakachat

1:15-1:30 PM: Phosphatidic acid promotes liver regeneration after acetaminophen overdose through GSK3β and β–catenin signaling

Melissa Clemens   Advisor: Dr. Mitchell McGill

1:30-1:45 PM:  B Cell Specific Ablation of Productive Replication Does Not Prevent Gammaherpesvirus Latency

Arundhati Gupta   Advisor: Dr. J. Craig Forrest

1:45-2:00 PM:  In vitro and in vivo detection of S. aureus via fluorescence and functionalized gold nanoparticles using photoacoustic fluorescent flow cytometry

Walter Harrington   Advisor: Dr. Vladimir Zharov

2:00-2:15 PM:  Clinical Characteristics of Arkansas Residents Who Have Medical Needs for Cannabis

Denise Hung   Advisor: Dr. Nalin Payakachat

2:15-2:30 PM:  Two drugs, one stone: preclinical testing of a dual-acting vaccine for two potent synthetic cathinones, 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) and alpha-pyrrolidinophenone (a-PVP)

Samantha McClenahan   Advisor: Dr. S. Michael Owens

2:30-2:45 PM:  Tumor-Stromal Interactions in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Grace Purvis   Advisor: Dr. Aime Franco

2:45-3:00 PM:  IL-10 Influences Neuron Death via Staphylococcus epidermidis Biofilm and Microglia Co-Cultures

Kathryn Woods   Advisor: Dr. Jessica Snowden