Charles R. Ross Memorial Student Research Day

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Student Poster Session
The Upstate community attends the student poster session.

This annual event is dedicated to celebrating the research done by students in all four colleges at SUNY Upstate. The day includes a keynote address*, oral platform presentations and a poster session presented by students with a reception.

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

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
1:15 pm: Student Presentations*, Rm 2231 WH
2:30 pm: Keynote Address**, Rm 2231 WH
Student Poster Session & Reception immediately follows in IHP Atrium

*Student Presentations

  • Parisa Afshari, College of Graduate Studies
    Characterization of a Deletion at the SLC1A1 Glutamate Transporter Gene that Cosegregates with Schizophrenia in a 5-Generation Family
  • Adlin Noel & Jeremy Andrews, College of Health Professions
    Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) Causes Retrograde Secretion Movement in an in vitro Test Lung
  • H. Hans Salamanca, College of Medicine
    Inhibiting the Heat Shock Factor 1 with a Potent RNA Aptamer in Human Cancer Cells
  • Georgina Rotzler, College of Nursing
    Combining N-Acetyl Cysteine and Motivational Interviewing

  • **Keynote Address:
    "Found in Translation: New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders"
    Harry C. Dietz, MD
    Victor A. McKusick Professor of Medicine and Genetics
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Institute of Genetic Medicine
    Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Molecular Biology & Genetics
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Dr. Dietz earned his MD from SUNY Upstate Medical University in 1984.
    Yaxin Liu, a PhD student

    Yaxin Liu, a PhD student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship to support her research.

    Yaxin studies how mutations in an essential protein in mitochondria – organelles that power our cells – may cause certain heart and muscle diseases. She is a student in the lab of associate professor Xin Jie Chen, PhD.

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