Charles R. Ross Memorial Student Research Day

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

This annual event highlights student research from all four colleges at Upstate: Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing. The Student Research DayPDF Icon has become a tradition at Upstate and has developed into a well-respected event that includes a keynote presentation, four student talks, and an early evening poster session and reception. This year's event, to be held on Wednesday, April 11th, beginning at 12:30 pm will feature more than 150 student researchers. 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - Wednesday, April 11, 2018

12:30 pm | Student Presentations | Weiskotten Hall 2231

Adham Alifarag, College of Medicine
“Osseodensification for enhancement of spinal surgical hardware fixation”

Sarah Backe, College of Health Professions
“Tumor suppressor Tsc1 is a new Hsp90 co-chaperone important for the stability and activation of kinase and non-kinase clients”

Arturo Barbachano-Guerrero, College of Graduate Studies
“Dengue virus NS1 activates endothelial cells”

Amylisa Christophe, College of Health Professions
“The genetic characterization of exc-6(gk386) and identification of EXC-6 protein binding partners”

Melissa Doak, College of Nursing
“Comparing Lifestyle Interventions to Bisphosphonate Therapy in Treatment of Osteopenic Post-Menopausal Women”

Dawn Lammert, College of Medicine
“Deciphering the role of R2290C and related RXR Reelin mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder”

Nycole Maza, College of Graduate Studies
“Compartmentalization Code for Peripheral Membrane Proteins in Photoreceptor Neurons”

David O’Connor, College of Nursing
“Supporting Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Youth in Acute Behavioral Health Care Settings”


3:00 pm | Keynote Address | Weiskotten Hall 2231

"Micro RNA’s and Developmental Robustness in C. elegans"

Victor Ambros, PhD
Silverman Professor of Natural Sciences
Program in Molecular Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School


Poster Session & Reception immediately follows

On the fourth floor of the New Academic Building (accessible through the first floor of Weiskotten Hall).

Please contact Jennifer Brennan in the College of Graduate Studies at 464-4543 or if you have any questions.

Previous Events: Student Research Day 2017PDF Icon | Student Research Day 2016PDF Icon