Student Poster Presentations

Welcome to our virtual poster session! To ensure the privacy of everyone’s data, you will be asked to enter your UIC credentials to access the posters, which are hosted on Box. Posters will be open for viewing from Monday, October 4th to Monday, October 11th. Please note that not all posters have audio.

  1. Luis Aponte CofresiThe role of PICALM in regulation of the hippocampal neurogenic niche in Alzheimer’s disease
  2. Thilinie Bandara Investigating the role of Notch-signaling in Extramedullary Hematopoiesis within the Adult Liver
  3. Ally BennettMechanism of lymph node stromal cell activation during an acute viral infection and age-dependent decline of the immune response
  4. Philippa BurnsInvestigating the Response of Breast Cancer Cells to Serine Starvation
  5. Shreya DebUpregulation of Sorting Nexin 27 in Colorectal Cancer Progression
  6. Jason DevlinSalmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium expresses chitinases that promote gastrointestinal infection through interactions with the intestinal glycome
  7. Joseph DominguezDepletion of Lyve-1+ macrophages within fat-associated lymphoid clusters decreases B cell containment
  8. John GearyArginine and Ornithine Catabolism in Acinetobacter baumannii
  9. Lisa GutgesellInvestigating the Role of SOX2 in Cell Cycle Regulation and Enzalutamide Resistance in Prostate Cancer
  10. Soeun Kang – Metabolic reprogramming of cells during the transition from proliferative to quiescent state
  11. Dara KianiProteus mirabilis kills competing Enterobacteriaceae species using a contact-dependent killing system
  12. Kaitlyn KiernanStructural characterization of Cas9-mediated DNA editing and single-turnover kinetics
  13. Jeff KimOptimization of Lysis Buffer Selection and Lysis Buffer to Blood Volume Ratio on Lysis-on-Chip
  14. Jieun KwonElucidating the role of Tcf7l1 in pluripotency progression
  15. Sarah MartinSonic hedgehog signaling in corpora cavernosal cells from prostatectomy, diabetic, hypertension and Peyronie’s patients with erectile dysfunction
  16. Jorge MendezSalmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium chitinases facilitate invasion of small intestinal IPEC-1 cells
  17. Jacob NeethlingTargeting the Notch1 Transcriptomal Activation Domain in T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  18. Chioma NnyamahThe Gut Microbiome Regulates Adipose Tissue Expansion via the Action of FFA2
  19. Olamide OlayinkaA New Method for Studying Lymphatic Vessel Function During Edema Formation and Resolution in Zebrafish
  20. Aisha QaziIntestinal Epithelial specific AhR deficient mice exhibit increased severity of experimentally induced chronic colitis via altered barrier function
  21. Hyunsoo RhoThe role of hexokinase 2 in the regulation of histone lactylation
  22. Tanner RoachThe Role of Endothelial ACKR1 in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Metastasis
  23. Anara Serikbaeva – Hyperglycemia induces mitochondria adaptation in endothelial cells
  24. Amanda SneadModulation of autophagic and lysosomal pathways as a therapeutic strategy for Alzheimer’s disease
  25. Arvind SridharNOX2 mediates increased oxidative stress and ROS production leading to atrial ion channel and structural remodeling in obesity-induced AF
  26. Phoenix TobozGCN2 regulates RBC production and clearance via translational control of tissue resident macrophages
  27. Katarina VlajicProtein Tyrosine Kinase 6 (PTK6) regulates type 2 immunity in the intestine in a sex-dependent manner
  28. Xinge WangEvaluation of gene expression dynamics in COVID-19 and following SARS-CoV-2 vaccination using TrendCatcher
  29. Hyerim YangActivation of RMTg afferents during acute withdrawal from chronic ethanol exposure
  30. Yaping ZhangDirect inhibition of the Gα13-p115RhoGEF interaction and consequent RhoA activation by the integrin β3 and its role in regulating platelet granule secretion
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