The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

9th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Conference

Sponsored by the Graduate College at the University of Iowa (SURC page)

Summer Undergraduate Research Conference

Iowa Memorial Union
Main Lounge
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

1:30-4:30 pm

Schedule of Events:
1:00-1:30 pm Poster Set Up
1:30-3:00 pm Even-numbered boards present
3:00-4:30 pm Odd-numbered boards present
4:30-5:00 pm Poster Break Down


SUMR Student Poster Presentation Schedule:

1:30-3:00 pm Presentations

Poster Student Title Department Mentor
34 Escobar, Yael-Natalie The role of lamin-associated muscular dystrophy mutations in gene expression Biochemistry Lori Wallrath
74 Ma, Shawn Effects of CGRP on light aversion in the posterior thalamus of mice Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Russo
112 Sanchez, Alicia Cloning and expressing tagged usp9x Pediatrics Alexander Bassuk
114 Schaack, Grace Inhibition of filovirus entry Microbiology Wendy Maury

3:00-4:30 pm Presentations

Poster Student Title Department Mentor
11 Bonthius, Daniel Effects of implant lateralization on scapular notching, deltoid force, and implant stress Biomedical Engineering Don Anderson
17 Chin, Joseph OtoSCOPE®: my personalized genomic medicine story Otolaryngology Richard Smith
47 Higgins, Mary The role of RUNX1 in megakaryopoiesis Internal Medicine Kai Tan
75 Magee, Jesslyn Sympathetic neural activity and glucose metabolism: a comparative study of metabolic outcomes among quadriplegics and paraplegics Physical Therapy & Rehab Science Richard Shields