Charles R. Ross Memorial Student Research Day

Dmitri Serjanov, Physiology PhD student, explains his poster to keynote speaker, Dr. Jeffrey A. Whitsett, Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

This annual event highlights the research done by students in all four colleges at SUNY Upstate Medical University: Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing. The Student Research Day has become a tradition at Upstate and has developed into a well-respected event that includes a keynote presentation*, student talks** and a poster session with a reception.

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

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1:15 - 2:15 pm: Student Presentations** (Room 2231 WH)
2:30 - 3:30 pm: Keynote Address* (Room 2231 WH)
Student Poster Session and Reception immediately follows in IHP atrium

*Keynote Speaker:
"Pulmonary Alveolar Formation Function and Disease"
Jeffrey A. Whitsett, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology
Executive Director, Perinatal Institute
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

**Student Presentations:
  • Adam Blanden, College of Graduate Studies, Synthetic Metallochaperone ZMC1 Demonstrates a New Drug Mechanism for p53 Reactivation and Personalized Chemotherapy
  • Abigail Diez, College of Health Professions, Assay Development For the Clinical Analysis of the CEBPa Gene in AML Patients Using Polymerase Chain Reaction - High Resolution Melt Curve Analysis
  • Yuxin Liu, College of Medicine, Proteomic Characterization of Caloric Restriction and Rapamycin's Effects on Protein Aggregation in the Aging Liver
  • Yvonne Quesinberry, College of Nursing, Higher Level of Safety: A Quality Multidisciplinary Shift Report