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 29, 2015

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 (Even-number presentations)

Poster Student Title Department Mentor
60 Johnson, Jenna The targeting of unmodified nucleosomes and DNA by the BRG1 bromodomain Biochemistry Catherine Musselman, PhD
128 Torres-Gutiérrez, César The effect of body mass index in pain levels of patients with fibromyalgia Physicial Therapy & Neuroscience Kathleen Sluka, PT, PhD

3:00-4:30 pm Presentations (Odd-number presentations)

Poster Student Title Department Mentor
109 Riedl, Ruth Major contributions of the gut microbiome to resting metabolism Pharmacology

Justin Grobe, PhD

John Kirby, PhD
115 Saha, Atreyi From tank to bedside: treating genetic and acquired forms of epilepsy in Danio rerio Anatomy & Cell Biology Janice Staber, MD
125 Teran, Leonel Light aversive behavior after light stimulation of the posterior thalamus. Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Christopher Benson, MD