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REU Scholar Profiles

Many research opportunities are offered at ASU and other collaborating organizations.
The following students were involved in the REU program:

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

REU Scholars - Cohort 4
Summer 2017

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Aamina Dandy

Research Scope:
Determination of the Limit of Detection of Spherical Gold Nanoparticles Within a Biological Matrix Grown on Hydrogels using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Alexia Johnson

Research Scope:
In vitro characterization of the ECM-based liver construct

Bobbi Wilson

Research Scope:
Hydrogel scaffolds for tissue engineering

Chelsea Osei

Research Scope:
In vitro characterization of the DBM-based bony construct

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Dahlia Thomas

Research Scope:
PLGA Nano encapsulated antimicrobial peptides as antimicrobials

Deja Lee

Research Scope:
mechanisms of Nanomaterials resistance in bacteria

Demetrius McAtee

Research Scope:
Phage display to identify chemotherapeutic treated colon cancer

Jarelis Borrero-Negroni

Research Scope:
Antimicrobial peptides as antibacterials against E.coli and Staphylococcus aureus

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Jose  Cordero Pacheco

Research Scope:
Development of Mouse keratinocytes-based engineered skin Models for Wound Healing

Parris Debrow

Research Scope:
Formulation and characterization of 3-D printable Bioinks

 



REU Scholars - Cohort 3
Summer 2016

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Farrah-Amoy Fullerton

Junior: Biology Major

Mary Baldwin College,
Staunton City, VA

Research Topic:
Tissue Engineering via Decellularization Approach: Applications in Liver and Dental Repair

Kristian Calderon

Senior: Chemistry Major

University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras, San Juan, PR

Research Topic:
Uptake of Biodegradable NPs and Processing by Dendritic Cells

Javiely Cedenzo Ortiz 

Junior: Cell & Molecular Biology Major

Universidad Metropolitana, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Research Topic:
Effect of Nanoparticles on Gene Expression

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Myischionna Hunter

Junior: Mathematics Major

Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL

Research Topic:
Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration using 3-D Printing

Jonathan Mwizerwa

Sophmore: Biology/BioChem Major

Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA

Research Topic:
Genetic Responses of Pathogenic Bacteria to Nanomaterials

Charkira Patrick

Junior: Biology/Mathematics Major

Savannah State University, Savannah, GA

Research Topic:
Mixed-Wavelength Double Pulse LIBS for the detection and Quantification of Nanomaterials

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Jasqueline Staton

Junior: Biology Major

Southern Univ. of Shreveport, Community College, Shreveport, LA

Research Topic:
Create a Liver ECM Sponge for MSCs in Vitro Culture and Hepatic Differentiation

Thearthur Thames

Sophmore: Pre-Engineering Major

Bishop State Community College, Mobile, AL

Research Topic:
Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration using 3-D Printing

Michael Wallace

Sophmore: Biology/Pre-Health Major

Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL

Research Topic:
Study of RSV Infection in Epithelial Cell Lines

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Erika Ware

Junior: Chemistry Major

Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL

Research Topic:
Gene transcriptional Changes in Salmonella and Staphylococci in Response to Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes and pH Variation

Diamond Wooten

Sophmore: Biology/Pre-Med Major

Jackson State University,
Jackson, MS

Research Topic:
Characterization of Cancer-Specific Phages for Their Binding Affinity

 

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
REU Scholars - Cohort 2
Summer 2015 

Click here to view the abstracts from the research topics selected for 2015.

     
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Enow Ayuk
Junior: Biology Major

Savannah State University
Savannah, GA

Research Topic:
Molecular Studies on the Effects of Silver Bio-Conjugated Peptide Composites on Pathogenic Bacteria 

Joshua Bridges
Senior: Biology- Pre-Medicine Major

Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville. AL

Research Topic:
Nano and Micro Scale Fabrication of Three-Dimensional Scaffolds for Orthopedic Application

Blessing Enya
Senior: Biology and Mathematics Major

Savannah State University
Savannah, GA

Research Topic:
Detection of Avian Influenza Virus using Real Time PCR
 

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Tatyana Givens
Senior: Biology- Pre Pharmacy Major

Jackson State University
Jackson, MS

Research Topic:
Silver Coated Carbon Nanotubes Conjugated to Peptides for the Inhibition of E.coli

 

Stephano Iglesias
Junior: Cellular and Molecular Biology Major

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Research Topic:
Expression of Outer Membrane Peptide of Chlamydia trachomatis and its Immuno-potentiating Effect on Dendritic Cells

Aaleyah J. Joe
Junior: Biology Major

Mary Baldwin College
Staunton, VA

Research Topic:
LIBS for the Quantification and Detection of Gold Nanoparticles

 

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Aundrya Montgomery
Senior: Biology Major

Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL

Research Topic:
Findings of Cytotoxicity and Gene Expression in HEp-2 Cells from Application of Gold Nanoparticles

Carlos G. Declet Nieves
Junior: Biology Major

Universidad de Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus,
San Juan, P.R.

Research Topic:

Detection of Respiratory Syncytial Virus by Using Gold Nanoparticles

Taylor Noeller
Junior: Chemistry Major

Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL

Research Topic:
RNA Phage Display Peptide for Biosensor Development

 

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Charles Walker, Jr.
Junior: Biology Major

Talladega College
Talladega, AL

Research Topic:
The Effect of Metallic Nanoparticles on Nasopharyngeal Colonization

 

 

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
REU Scholars - Cohort 1
Summer 2014 

Click here to view the abstracts from the research topics selected for 2014.

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Harrison REU14

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Latisha Franklin
Sophomore: Biology Major


Dillard University
New Orleans, LA

Research Topic:
Forensic Science Using Nanotechnology

Stephen H. Brown
Sophomore: Biomed. Sci. & Psychology Major


Auburn University
Auburn, AL


Research Topic:
Proteomic Studies of Antibacterial Peptides

Gabrielle Dupiche
Sophomore: Biology Major


Savannah State University
Savannah, GA


Research Topic: 
Peptide Conjugated Spions as Antibacterials

Martika REU14

Quanesha REU14

Marcus REU14

Martika Harper
Junior: Biology Pre-Med Major


Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem, NC


Research Topic: 
Changes in Pneumococcal Gene Expression in the Presence of Nanoparticles

Quanesha Williams
Junior: Chemistry Major


Savannah State University
Savannah, GA


Research Topic:
Green Methods for Synthesis of Nano-Materials


Marcus Davis
Junior: Biology/Chemistry Major


Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL

Research Topic: 
Effect of PLA-PEG Nanoparticles on the Function of Antigen-Presenting Cells and the Chlamydia Protein

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Alexandria REU14

Treasure REU14

India Chaney
Junior: Biology Major


Huntingdon College
Montgomery, AL




Research Topic:
Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Agents

Alexandria Brooks
Sophomore: Biology Pre-Health Major


Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL



Research Topic: 
Material Binding Peptides Displayed on RNA G Beta-Coliphage: A Novel Drug Cargo

Treasure Dotson
Junior: Biology Major



Southern University at Shreveport
Shreveport, LA




Research Topic:
Nanomaterial Toxicity and Effect on Genomics
 

 

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Chapman Wilson Jr.
Sophomore: Biology Major

Lawson State Community College
Birmingham, AL


Research Topic: Using LIBS for Nanomaterials Analyzation and Quantification

 

 

 

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