Ninth Annual Broward Student Research Symposium Winners

Published Monday, November 18, 2019

The 2019 Broward Student Research Symposium again highlighted the outstanding work our FAU students are doing under the mentorship of the exceptional FAU faculty. The diversity of projects presented reflects some of the cutting-edge work being done at FAU.

Doctoral Category

PLACE NAME FACULTY MENTOR TITLE OF PRESENTATION
1ST Olumide Adenmosun Dr. James Kumi-Diaka, Dr. Waseem Asghar Genotypic Sperm Sorting: A less invasive “ART” to prevent Genetic Disorders in Newborns.
2ND Lauren Kircher Dr. John Baldwin High Discharge Events: Effects on Common Snook, Centropomus undecimalis, in St. Lucie Estuary
3RD Joseph Niederhauser Dr. Rindy Anderson Flexibility under fire: repeatability of aggression and boldness in Bachman’s sparrows

Masters Category

PLACE NAME FACULTY MENTOR TITLE OF PRESENTATION
1ST Cassandra Boyer Dr. Meredith Ellis Dental Analysis of Prehistoric Populations in Coastal Ecuador
2ND Amir Koleini Dr. John Renne Visualizing Sea Level Rise Impacts in Transportation Planning
3RD William To Dr. Rui Tao Involvement of Kynurenine Pathway of Tryptophan Metabolites in Phenotypic Changes of Astrocytes in the CNS

FAU Undergraduate Category

PLACE NAME FACULTY MENTOR TITLE OF PRESENTATION
1ST Giselle Shim, Rama Abdin Dr. Rui Tao, Dr. Ibrahim Shokry

Effects of MDPV on the Activation of Cortical Neurons Associated with Excited Delirium

1ST Jonathan Bonachea, Shaunakay Wollaston, Ashley Mcgill Dr. James Kumi-Diaka Potentiation of Anticancer Effects of Phytochemical Compounds Using a Common NSAID Sulindac as Adjuvant Therapy in Prostate Cancer Management.
1ST Zoey Bowers, Davian Caraballo Dr. James Kumi-Diaka Therapeutic Potential of Novel Marine Natural Products on Metastatic Prostate Cancer
2ND Mina Dawood Dr. Robert Vertes, Dr. Stephanie Linley Dissociable Effects of the Thalamic Nucleus Reuniens and Ventromedial Orbitofrontal Cortex in Executive Functioning in the Rat
3RD Andressa Reis Dr. Rindy Anderson Song Type Sharing in Bachman’s Sparrows

Miami Dade College Undergraduate Category

PLACE NAME FACULTY MENTOR TITLE OF PRESENTATION
1ST Anastasia Kaplina Eduardo Veliz, Ph.D., Joseph Gyedu, Winston Walters, MBA, Roger M. Leblanc, Ph.D., Steven Vanni, D.O., and Regina Graham, Ph.D.

Small Molecule Chalcones for the Treatment of Glioblastoma

1ST Carlos Barredo Dr. Servando Muñoz Towards Carbon Based Nanotechnology: Vertical Translocation of Sodium Cations through (5,5)-Armchair Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
2ND Doris Cruz Dr. Francisco Coro Impact of Digitizing Acoustic Waves on Scientific Research: a Case Study
3RD Ernesto Suarez Dr. Eduardo Araujo-Pradere Comparison of the Ionospheric Behavior Between Descendant Phase of Solar Cycle 20 and Ascendant Phase of Solar Cycle 21 For Boulder Ionospheric Station, and Initial Report on Comparisons Against IRI


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