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Research Days 2014
DAY 1 Award Winners
1 – Brady Baldwin (121)
2 – Lauren Rosalanko (3)
1 – Hillary Hecht (132)
2 – Sonja Manning (143)
1 – Sam Lyons (142)
2 – Anushka Gokhale (129)
1 – Kelly Quinn (150)
2 – Hunter Scott (155)
Humanities / Creative Arts
1 – Katherine Bradshaw (18)
2 – Robin Pokorski (41)
1 – Jesse Schaffer (53)
2 – Caitlin Keliher (137)
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences
1 – Rebecca Prather (74)
2 – Preethi Golconda (71)
Natural Sciences: Molecular / Cellular
1 – Emmeline Ha (78)
2 – Daniel Foreman (74)
Natural Sciences: Physical Science
1 – Milica Taskovic (112)
2 – April Brisky (23)
Tie for First Place
William Rone, School of Engineering and Applied Science - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering "Engineering Biomimetic Robotic Tails for Agile Maneuvering of Field Mobile Robots"
Rebecca Ella Biermann, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - Anthropology "A Virtual Past?: Accuracy of 3D Modeling in Archaeological Applications"
Tse-Huai Wu, School of Engineering and Applied Science - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering "Vision-based Spacecraft Attitude Formation Control"
Monica Ventura, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - Art Therapy "An Art Therapy Study of Cultural Differences in Normative Graphic Features of Artwork"
Erin Adkins, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - Chemistry "Experimental Determination of Optical Band Gaps for Soot in Nitrogen-diluted, Ethylene/Air Non-premixed Flame"
Susana Carvalho, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - Anthropology "Did Tool Use Come Before Archaeology?
DAY 2 Awards Winners
Institute for Biomedical Sciences IBS
Tied for First Place
Kelsey Sugrue (mentor: Dr Irene Zohn) Nodal Cilia Functions to Robust Nodal Activation During Left-Right Axis Formation
Lindsay Garvin (mentor: Dr. Mary Rose) Role of Inflammatory Transcription Factors and the Glucocorticoid Receptor in the Repression of MUC5AC Gene Expression by VBP15
Jelena Perovanovic (mentor: Dr. Eric Hoffman) Nuclear Envelope is important for Myogenic Epigenomic Developmental Programs and Normal Cell Fate
Milken Instuitue School of Public Health
Masters: Miriam Tesfahun, "Estimating the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV). To also examine OB/GYN and midwives knowledge and attitude on FGM and their level of preparedness when encountering these patients"
Doctoral: Maya Tuchman Gerstein "Preventative health care for adolescents with and without special health care needs: an analysis of two rival frameworks"
1st place - Daina Brooks, "A comparison of the effects of acetylcholine and bisphenol A on the left ventricular pressure and
contractility of the heart"
2nd place - Elizabeth Hubler, "Evaluation of synthetic self-oscillating models of the vocal folds"
3rd place - Michael Leggiero, "Dynamical systems characterization of fluid flow in a curved artery model under pulsatile forcing"
1st place - Anastasia Wengrowski, "Optically mapping the effects of light-activated norepinephrine release from cardiac sympathetic
2nd place - Nathan Castro, "3D printed bioactive nanostructured scaffolds for osteochondral regeneration"
3rd place - Benjamin Holmes, "Enhanced mechanical and cytocompatibility properties of novel 3D printed osteochondral
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
1st Place - Robin Stiller
2nd Place - Lindsay Marszal
3rd Place - Samantha Ahle
APRIL 1, 2014
APRIL 2, 2014
Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Sciences and Other Topics
Health and Medicine Topics (inc. Biomedical Engineering), Presented at the 19th Annual Research Day Symposium
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President Knapp and Vice President Chalupa explore the breadth of research being done by GW's faculty and students during Research Days. Research Days 2013.
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Students on Day 1 present a wide variety of disciplinary research and scholarship. Research Days 2013.
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Day 2 showcases an impressive range of medical research occurring at the university. This Biomedical Engineering student presents his to a GW faculty member. Research Days, 2013.
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Graduate students in non-medical studies share their research on Day 1. Research Days, 2013.
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Engineering students showcase research on developing technologies. Research Days, 2013.
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While other graduate students at GW research how society develops around technology! Research Days, 2013.
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Research Days provides the opportunity from undergraduate to post-doctoral students (above) to share their research with the rest of the university. Research Days, 2013.
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Co-authors present their research analyzing mathematical equations. Research Days, 2013.
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Staff share their research on Research Days as well! Research Days, 2013.
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Everyone, from medical doctors to D.C. commuters, can find fascinating research at GW Research Days! Research Days, 2013.
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Dr. Gary Simon delivers a keynote address on the morning of Day 2. Research Days, 2013.
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Dr. Vincent Chiappinelli moderates the panel discussion with GW faculty from multiple fields. Research Days, 2013.
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