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Past Undergraduate Research Accomplishments

Awards  |  Publications  |  Presentations  |  Acceptances  |  Other

Awards 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) and Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) received the Best Poster Award at the 241st national meeting of the American Chemical Society in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) received a student travel award to attend the 55th annual meeting of the Biophysical Society in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Asmaou Diallo (FCRH 2011) won first place in the New York Statewide Student Poster Competition. 

Publications 

Courtney Anders (FCRH 2013) published “Labeled” in Contexts in 2010. 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) was a co-author on the article “Ellagic Acid Promoted Formation of Shape Controlled Silver Nanochains,” which has been accepted for publication in Nanotechnology (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) was a co-author on the article “Spontaneous Formation of Ellagic Acid Assemblies for Hela Cancer Cell Detection,” published in the Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) and Evan Smoak (FCRH 2010), were co-authors on the article "Biomimetic Fabrication of Gold Nanoparticles on Indole-3-acetic acid based Nanofibers," published in Materials Science and Engineering in 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) and Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) were co-authors on the article “Growth of Se nanoparticles on Kinetin Assemblies and their Biocompatibility studies,” published in Soft Materials in 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) and Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2013) were co-authors on the book chapter “From Self-Assembly to Nanoelectronics, Sensors and Medicine - A Biological Approach to the Growth and Applications of Nanowires,” published in Nova Science in 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) is a co-author on the article, “Fabrication of Ellagic Acid Incorporated Self-Assembled Peptide Microtubes and their Applications,” which will be published in Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces in 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) and Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) are co-authors on the article, “Biomimetic formation of chicoric acid directed luminescent silver nanodendrites,” which will be published in Nanotechnology in 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011), Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012), and Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) are co-authors on the article, “Formation of Hyaluronic Acid-Ellagic Acid Microfiber Hybrid Hydrogels and their Applications,” which will be published in Colloid and Polymer Science in 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011), Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012), and Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) are co-authors on the article, “Formation of Calcium Phosphate-Ellagic acid composites by LBL assembly for Cellular Attachment to Osteoblasts,” which will be published in Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials, and Tissue Engineering in 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Steven Bondi (FCRH 2011) was a co-author on the article “Direct Leuckart-type reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones: a facile one-pot protocol for the preparation of secondary and tertiary amines,” published in Tetrahedron Letters in 2011 (mentor: Dr. Shahrokh Saba, Chemistry). 

Margaux Bruzzese (FCRH 2012) is a co-author on the article, “Attempted suicide and non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents: Differentiating between self-injurious behaviors,” which will be published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (mentor: Margaret Andover, Psychology). 

Megan Cattel (FCRH 2015) published “How does the use of the Holocaust as a metaphor in ‘Daddy’ and ‘Lady Lazarus’ by Sylvia Plath compare in her development of the definition of self-identity?” in Plath Profiles in 2012 (mentor: Martin Chase, S.J., English). 

Patricia Diaz (FCRH 2009) is a co-author on the article, “The Relationship Between White Nose Syndrome and Dietary PUFA Levels in Bats,” which will be published in Living in a Seasonal World: Thermoregulatory and Metabolic Adaptations in 2012 (mentor: Craig Frank, Biological Sciences). 

Christine D’Urso (FCRH 2011) was a co-author on the article “Autoimmune Hepatitis in Children: Does Cirrhosis at Presentation Affect Outcome,” which has been accepted for publication in Hepatology (mentor: Dr. Rachel Annunziato, Psychology). 

Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) were co-authors on the book chapter “Growth of CdSe nanoparticles on Abscisic Acid Nanofibers and their interactions with Hela cells,” which has been accepted for publication in Nanomaterials for Sensor Applications in 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Karen Johnson (FCRH 2009), Theodore Gribb (FCRH 2010), and Evan Smoak (FCRH 2010), were co-authors on the article “Self-assembled nanofibers from Leucine Derived Amphiphiles as Nanoreactors for Growth of ZnO Nanoparticles,” published in Chemical Communications in 2010 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Jeffrey Lockhart (FCRH 2013), Shaun Gallagher (FCRH 2013), Andrew Grosner (FCRH 2012), and Tony Pulickal (FCRH 2013) are co-authors on the article, “Design Considerations for the WISDM Smart Phone-Based Sensor Mining Architecture,” which was published in Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data in 2011 (mentor: Gary Weiss, Computer and Information Science). 

Jeffrey Lockhart (FCRH 2013) was a co-author on the article, “Identifying User Traits by Mining Smart Phone Accelerometer Data,” which was published in Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data in 2011 (mentor: Gary Weiss, Computer and Information Science). 

Laura Muse (FCRH 2013) published “Ron y Rebellion: “Phociona” or the history of the Cape sisters and their fight for nineteenth century Cuban independence” in International Journal of Cuban Studies in 2012. 

Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012) and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) are co-authors on the article, “Fabrication of Collagen-Elastin Bound Peptide Nanotubes as Scaffolds for Mammalian Cell Attachment,” which was published in the Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition in 2011 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013), Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011), Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012), and Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012), are co-authors on the article, “Biomimetic Growth of ZnO-Gallic Acid Nanohybrid Assemblies and their Applications,” which was published in the Journal of Nanoparticle Research in 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013), Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011), Aaron Dowdell (FCRH 2012), and Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012) are co-authors on the article “Smart Fabrication of Pd Nanoparticles on Gallic Acid Assemblies and their Catalytic Applications,” which will be published in Soft Materials in 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Christina Schlesier (FCRH 2013) and Robert Uhrlass (FCRH 2012) were co-authors on “Cholesteric Materials with Photonic Band Gap Sensitive to Shear Deformation,” which was published in Liquid Crystals in 2010 (mentor: Dr. Petr Shibaev, Physics). 

Kathryn Silva (FCRH 2012) is a co-author on the article, “Retinal pigment epithelial cells use a MerTK-dependent mechanism to limit the phagocytic particle binding activity of alpha-v-beta 5 integrin,” which was published in Biology of the Cell in 2012 (mentor: Silvia Finnemann, Biological Sciences). 

Evan Smoak (FCRH 2010), and Marsiyana Henricus (FCRH 2008), were co-authors on the article “Interactions of Amyloid Beta Peptide Ab(1-42) with Self-Assembled Peptide Nanospheres,” published in the Journal of Peptide Science in 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Evan Smoak (FCRH 2010), Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) and Valerie Grant (FCRH 2011) were co-authors on the article “Self-Assembly of Chicoric Acid for Templating Gold Nanoparticles and their Biocompatibility Studies,” which has been accepted for publication in Supramolecular Chemistry in 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Evan Smoak (FCRH 2010), and Marsiyana Henricus (FCRH 2008), were co-authors on the article “In situ Photopolymerization of PEGDA-Protein Hydrogels on Nanotube surfaces,” published in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science in 2010 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Evan Smoak (FCRH 2010), and Catherine Fowles (FCRH 2010), were co-authors on the article “Self-Assembled Zeatin Nanoribbon Mediated Preparation of Gold Nanoparticles,” published in the Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces in 2010 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Evan Smoak (FCRH 2010), Andrew Carlo (FCRH 2009), and Catherine Fowles (FCRH 2010), were co-authors on the article “Self-Assembly of Gibberellic Amide Assemblies and their Applications in the Growth and Fabrication of Ordered Gold Nanoparticles,” published in Nanotechnology in 2010 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2012) is a co-author on the article, “Sulfated Ligands for the Copper(I)–Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition,” which was published in Chemistry – An Asian Journal in 2011 (mentor: Amy Balija, Chemistry). 

Julianne Troiano (FCRH 2011) was a co-author on the article “The elemental composition of Almahata Sitta,” which was published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science in 2010 (mentor: Dr. Jon Friedrich, Chemistry). 

Robert Uhrlass (FCRH 2012) and Christina Schlesier (FCRH 2013) were co-authors on “Mechanism of color changes in stretchable cholesteric films,” which was published in Liquid Crystals in 2010 (mentor: Dr. Petr Shibaev, Physics). 

Gaelle Voltaire (FCRH 2012) was a co-author on the article “Rice Weevils and Maize Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Respond Differently to Disturbance of Stored Grain,” which was published in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America in 2010 (mentor: Dr. Gordon Plague, Biological Sciences). 

Presentations 

Sheehan Ahmed (FCRH 2011) and Ryan Brennan (FCRH 2011) presented their research, “Effect of spin-orbit interaction on the ballistic transport properties of nanowires,” at the annual American Physical Society meeting in March 2011. 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Ellagic Acid Nanofibrillar Bone Mimics as Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Wound Healing Materials,” which was presented at the 59th annual NY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium in May 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “The Design and Synthesis of Bone Mimics on Self-Assembled Kinetin Nanoassembies,” which was presented at the 65th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013), and Aaron Dowdell (FCRH 2012) were listed as co-authors on “Biomineralization of Shape Controlled Metal Nanoparticles via Plant Phytohormones,” which was presented at the annual meeting of the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) and Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) were listed as co-authors on “Formation of nanoconjugates of chicoric acid assemblies as drug delivery vehicles,” which was presented at the 241st national meeting of the American Chemical Society in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) and Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) were listed as co-authors on “Formation of metal ion complexes with plant phytohormones and green synthesis of nanoparticles for cellular detection,” which was presented at the 241st national meeting of the American Chemical Society in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Ellagic Acid Nanotubular and poly-cationic conjugates as nano-carriers for delivery into mammalian cells,” which was presented at the 55th annual meeting of the Biophysical Society in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Investigation of threonine based nanotubes for the development of new antioxidant materials,” which was preseted at the 240th national meeting of the American Chemical Society in August 2010 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Gray Crenshaw (FCRH 2012), Stephen Gray (FCRH 2012), and Jung-Wook Park (FCRH 2013) were listed as co-authors on “3D Vesicle Membrane Simulation,” which was presented at the 56th Annual Biophysical Society meeting in February 2012 (mentor: Rolf Ryham, Mathematics). 

Alison Cucco (FCRH 2010), will present her research, “Urbanization effects on nitrogen cycling and plantgrowth,” at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America in August 2011 (mentor: Dr. J.D. Lewis, Biological Sciences). 

Steven Czurlanis (FCRH 2012) and Karamjit Singh (FCRH 2012) are co-authors on “Disability in Old Age and Poverty in Developing Countries: evidence from the World Health Survey,” which was presented at the Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting in November 2011 (mentor: Sophie Mitra, Economics). 

Asmaou Diallo (FCRH 2012) presented her research at the 19th annual Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program Conference in March 2011. 

Aaron Dowdell (FCRH 2012) Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) were listed as co-authors on “Interactions of Polyphenol Conjugates with Metal Ions,” which was presented at the 59th annual NY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium in May 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Aaron Dowdell (FCRH 2012) and Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) were listed as co-authors on “Exploring the Effects of Shape controlled Metal Oxide Nanomaterials for the Development of solar cells,” which was presented at the 65th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Christine D’Urso (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “’Leaving the nest’: How child life specialists can aid chronically-ill adolescents in the transition to self-managed, adult-oriented care,” which was presented at the 29th annual Child Life Council Conference in May 2011 (mentor: Dr. Rachel Annunziato, Psychology). 

Christine D’Urso (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “A preliminary examination of self-management in children with a food allergy,” which was presented at the annual meeting and scientific sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Rachel Annunziato, Psychology). 

Christine D’Urso (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Parental distress in food allergy: needs assessment for mental health (MH) referrals,” which was presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Rachel Annunziato, Psychology). 

Christine D’Urso (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Autoimmune Hepatitis in Children: Does Cirrhosis at Presentation Affect Outcome?,” which was presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in November 2010 (mentor: Dr. Rachel Annunziato, Psychology). 

Imani Edwards (FCRH 2011) presented her research on a panel entitled “Re-Educating NY Schools” at the Columbia Undergraduate Conference on Race and Ethnicity in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Mark Naison, African and African-American Studies). 

Clara Ennist (FCRH 2012) presented her research, “Atlantic Exoticism: North America and the Arabian Nights’ Entertainments,” at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Elaine Crane, History). 

Faith Forgione (FCRH 2014) and Jillian Minahan (FCRH 2013) are co-authors on “Defining perceived support: Relationships to social desirability, optimism, attachment, and adjustment,” which will be presented at the annual meeting of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society in July 2012 (mentor: Mary Procidano, Psychology). 

Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) Aaron Dowdell (FCRH 2012) and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) were listed as co-authors on “Abscisic Acid Nanostructures as Templates for Growth of Germania-Titania Nanocomposites,” which was presented at the 59th annual NY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium in May 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) and Aaron Dowdell (FCRH 2012) were listed as co-authors on “Growth of CdSe/ZnS and ZnSe nanoparticles on germania-titania matrices embedded in self-assembled phytohormone based nanostructures,” which was presented at the 241st national meeting of the American Chemical Society in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) and Aaron Dowdell (FCRH 2012) were listed as co-authors on “Photosensitization of Porphyrin Derivatives in Nanocrystalline GeO2 for Solar Cell Applications,” which was presented at the annual meeting of the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012), Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013), Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011), and Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012) are co-authors on “Self-Assembly of Polyphenol Based Microfibrils and their Applications from Drug Release to Bioimaging,” which will be presented at the 66th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference in April 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012), Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013), and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) are co-authors on “Growth of Quantum Dots and Metal Nanoparticles on Polyphenol Templates and their Applications,” which was presented at the Columbia University Undergraduate Science Research Symposium in April 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012), Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013), and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) are co-authors on “Growth and Functionalization of Semiconductor Nanoparticles on Polyphenol Templates,” presented at the Northeast Sigma Xi Research Conference in April 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Xavier Griffiths (FCRH 2014) presented “Discussion in the New Flesh: How DeLillo’s Cosmopolis will become Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis,” at the “Riddled with Epiphanies” conference at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in April 2012 (mentor: Cornelius Collins, English). 

David Hagmann (FCLC 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Endogenous Movement and Equilibrium Selection in Spatial Coordination Game,” which was presented at the Eastern Economic Association annual meeting in March 2012 (mentor: Troy Tassier, Economics). 

Catherine Landry (FCRH 2014) presented "Spectacle vs. Story: Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis” at the “Riddled with Epiphanies” conference at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in April 2012 (mentor: Cornelius Collins, English). 

Jennifer Lavalle (FCRH 2011) presented herresearch, “The Future of Children’s Television Programming: A Study of How Emerging Digital Technologies Can Facilitate Active and Engaged participation and Contribute to Media Literacy Education,” at the New Jersey Communication Association in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Lewis Freeman, Communication and Media Studies). 

Jennifer Lavalle (FCRH 2011) presented her research, “Children and Power: The Future of Children’s Television,” at the annual meetings of the Eastern Communication Association in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Lewis Freeman, Communication and Media Studies). 

Jeffrey Lockhart (FCRH 2013) presented his research, “Automated and Scalable Real-Time Data Mining of Cell Phone Sensor Data,” at the annual meeting of the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Gary Weiss, Computer and Information Sciences). 

Jeffrey Lockhart (FCRH 2013) will present his research, “A Novel System for Cell-Phone Based Activity Model Induction,” at the Sensor KDD workshop of the Association for Computing Machinery SIGKIDD conference in August 2011 (mentor: Dr. Gary Weiss, Computer and Information Sciences). 

Jeffrey Lockhart (FCRH 2013), Shaun Gallagher (FCRH 2013), Andrew Grosner (FCRH 2012), and Tony Pulickal (FCRH 2013), were listed as co-authors on “Design Considerations for the WISDM Smart Phone-Based Sensor Mining Architecture,” at the Fifth International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data in August 2011 (mentor: Gary Weiss, Computer and Information Science). 

Jeffrey Lockhart (FCRH 2013) will present “The Impact of Personalization on Smartphone-Based Activity Recognition” at the AAAI-12 Workshop on Activity Context Representation in Toronto in July 2012 (mentor: Gary Weiss, Computer and Information Science). 

Estefany Lopez (FCRH 2011) presented her research on a panel entitled “Re-Educating NY Schools” at the Columbia Undergraduate Conference on Race and Ethnicity in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Mark Naison, African and African-American Studies). 

Nicholas Murray (FCRH 2011) presented his research on a panel entitled “Ethnicity, Race, and the Making of Culture” at the Columbia Undergraduate Conference on Race and Ethnicity in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Mark Naison, African and African-American Studies). 

Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2013) and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) were listed as co-authors on “Design of Nanotubular Assemblies as Biomaterials for Cellular Adhesion,” which was presented at the 59th annual NY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium in May 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2013) and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) were listed as co-authors on “Design of Peptide Based Nanoconstructs for Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration,” which was presented at the annual meeting of the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2013) and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) were listed as co-authors on “Peptide fuctionalized metal and quantum dot nanossemblies for mammalian cell imaging and delivery,” which was presented at the 241st national meeting of the American Chemical Society in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012), Brian Williams (FCRH 2013), and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) are co-authors on “Peptide Nanocarriers as Prospective Candidates for Cell Penetration and Bioimaging,” which will be presented at the 66th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference in April 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012) and Brian Williams (FCRH 2013) are co-authors on “Sequenced Peptides as Candidates for Cell Penetration and Biomimetic formation of Gold Nanoparticles," which will be presented at the Columbia University Undergraduate Science Research Symposium in April 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012) is a co-author on “Interactions of Osteosarcoma Cells with Engineered Nanocomposite Scaffolds,” which was presented at the 243rd annual meeting of the American Chemical Society in March 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012), Brian Williams (FCRH 2013), and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) are co-authors on “Peptide Sequences Derived from Natural Sources and their Functionalization with Quantum Dots for Cellular Delivery,” presented at the 5th Annual Advances in Biomolecular Engineering Symposium in April 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Harjot Nayar (FCRH 2013) and Christina Rooney (FCRH 2013) will be presenting “Predictors of Adjustment in Young-Adult Cancer Survivors” at the Stress andAnxiety Research Conference in July 2012 (mentor: Mary Procidano, Psychology). 

Anne Neuendorf (FCRH 2012) presented her research, “Errorless Learning with S+ Prompt in Matching-to-Sample Procedure,” at the 22nd annual Greater New York Behavioral Conference in November 2010 (mentor: Dr. James MacDonall, Psychology). 

Anne Neuendorf (FCRH 2012) and Peter Sanneman (FCRH 2012) presented their research, “Error-Reduction in Matching-to-Sample Learning: Gradually Delayed Removal of the S-Minus,” at the 18th International Conference on Comparative Cognition in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. James MacDonall, Psychology). 

Felicia O’Connor (FCRH 2011) presented her research, “The Effects of Technology Use on Jury Decision Making,” at the Baruch College REU Conference in May 2011. 

Michele Paccagnini (FCRH 2012) was listed as a co-author on “Cyclohexane Based Dendrimers: Synthesis and Encapsulation Studies,” which was presented at the 242nd Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society in August 2011 (mentor: Amy Balija, Chemistry). 

Mateusz Plaza (FCRH 2012) presented “The Harmony of the Solidarity Community’s Common Good” at the Georgia Southern University Conference on Social Responsibility in April 2012 (mentor: William Gould, FCRH Dean’s Office). 

Gregory Russo (FCRH 2011) presented his research, “Song Form and Function in the Eastern Wood-pewee, a Suboscine with a Split-song Repertoire, at the annual meeting of the New York State Ornithological Association in October 2010 (mentor: J. Alan Clark, Biological Sciences). 

Gregory Russo (FCRH 2011) presented his research, “Analysis of Eastern Wood-Pewee Song Patterns,” at the annual meeting of the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. J. Alan Clark, Biological Sciences). 

Sarah Reda (FCRH 2013) presented her research, “Improving Health and Increasing Breeding Behavior of Captive Waterfowl,” at the annual meeting of the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. J. Alan Clark, Biological Sciences). 

Peter Sanneman (FCRH 2012) presented his research, “Errorless Matching-to-Sample Learning: Gradually Delayed Removal of the S-Minus,” at the 22nd annual Greater New York Behavioral Conference in November 2010 (mentor: Dr. James MacDonall, Psychology). 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) and Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) were listed as co-authors on “Self-Assembled Gallic Acid Nanostrctures for Mineraliation of Palladium Nanoparticles,” which was presented at the 59th annual NY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium in May 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) was listed as a co-author on “Design of Self-Assembled Peptide Assemblies and their Interactions with Lipid Membranes,” which was presented at the 56th annual Biophysical Society meeting in February 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) was listed as a co-author on “Peptide Nanoassemblies and their interactions with Liposomes,” which was presented at the 66th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference in April 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) was listed as a co-author on “Effects of plant phytohormone based metal nanocomposites,” which was presented at the 243rd annual meeting of the American Chemical Society in March 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) and Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2012) were listed as co-authors on “Effects of Metal Nanoparticle Formation on Plant Growth Regulators,” presented at the 242nd American Chemical Society National Meeting in March 2012 (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Cristina Schlesier (FCRH 2013) presented “Ferromagnetic viscoelastic liquid crystalline materials” at the American Physical Society Meeting in March 2012 (mentor: Petr Shibayev, Physics). 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2012) was listed as a co-author on “Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Reverse Benzyl Ether Dendrimers,” which was presented at the 59th annual meeting of the New York Chemistry Students’ Association in May 2011 (mentor: Amy Balija, Chemistry). 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2012) and Michele Paccagnini (FCRH 2012) were listed as co-authors on “Encapsulation Properties of ‘Reverse Benzyl Ether’ Dendrimers,” which was presented at the 242nd Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society in August 2011 (mentor: Amy Balija, Chemistry). 

Julianne Troiano (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Compositional studies of four low-FeO ordinary chondrites: Is a new chondritic parent body necessary?,” which was presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Lunar and Planetary Science in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Jon Friedrich, Chemistry). 

Julianne Troiano (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Iridium anomaly in the Ivanhoe Creek section New Jersey coastal plain K/Pg boundary,” which was presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Lunar and Planetary Science in March 2011 (mentor: Dr. Jon Friedrich, Chemistry). 

Julianne Troiano (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Compositional studies of three low-FeO ordinary chondrites,” which was presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Lunar and Planetary Science in March 2010 (mentor: Dr. Jon Friedrich, Chemistry). 

Julianne Troiano (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Highly porous and compositionally intermediate ordinary chondrite LAP 031047,” which was presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Lunar and Planetary Science in March 2010 (mentor: Dr. Jon Friedrich, Chemistry). 

Julianne Troiano (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Compositional studies of three low-FeO ordinary chondrite meteorties,” which was presented at the 240th annual meeting of the American Chemical Society in August 2010 (mentor: Dr. Jon Friedrich, Chemistry). 

Julianne Troiano (FCRH 2011) was listed as a co-author on “Compositional studies of four low-FeO ordinary chondrites” which was presented at the 73rd annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society in August 2010 (mentor: Dr. Jon Friedrich, Chemistry). 

Cristina Vignone (FCLC 2012) presented “The Afflicted and Accused of the Salem Witch Trials: A Virtual Network Computer Visualization in the ‘Gender in the Early Modern World’” at the Lower New York Regional Conference, Phi Alpha Theta in May 2011 (mentor: Roger Panetta, Classical Languages and Literatures). 

Patrick Wester (FCRH 2012) was listed as a co-author on “Perceived risks and benefits of non-suicidal self-injury and risky behaviors,” presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury in June 2010 (mentor: Dr. Peggy Andover, Psychology). 

Brian Williams (FCRH 2013) and Nako Nakatsuka (FCRH 2013) were listed as co-authors on “Interactions of Peptides with Metal and Semicondcutor Nanoparticles and their Applications,” which was presented at the 59th annual NY-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium in May 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Brian Williams (FCRH 2013) Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) and Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) were listed as co-authors on “Self-Assembly Approach to Plant Polyphenol Based Nanostructures as Building Blocks for Device Fabrications,” which was presented at the 65th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Acceptances 

Stacey Barnaby (FCRH 2011) was accepted to the Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI) program at West Virginia University for summer 2010. 

Frederick Barnum (FCRH 2012) received a DAAD-RISE to conduct research in Germany in summer 2011. 

Amanda Buch (FCRH 2014) will be attending the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Gateways to the Laboratory Program for prospective MD/PhD students in summer 2011. 

Alejandro Chavez (FCRH 2012) will be attending the Premed Research Opportunities Program at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for summer 2011. 

Molly Clemens (FCRH 2014) was accepted to the DAAD RISE program in climate change ecology at the University of Bayreuth in Germany. 

Asmaou Diallo (FCRH 2012) completed a research internship with the Yale BioStep Program during summer 2010. 

Asmaou Diallo (FCRH 2012) will be attending the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at New York University in summer 2011. 

Asmaou Diallo (FCRH 2012) was accepted to the Harvard Catalyst Summer and Clinical Translational Research Program for summer 2011. 

Asmaou Diallo (FCRH 2012) was accepted to the Weill Cornell Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program for summer 2011. 

Emily Dinan (FCRH 2014) was accepted to the NSF-REU program at Lafayette College for summer 2012. 

Reynold Graham (FCRH 2012) will be attending the Public Policy and International Affiars (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute (JSI) at Princeton University in summer 2011. 

Mehadi Hassan (FCRH 2012) was accepted to the NSF-REU at the City College of New York – CSURP. 

Mehadi Hassan (FCRH 2012) was accepted to the NSF-REU at the City College of New York – MIRTHE. 

Mehadi Hassan (FCRH 2012) was accepted to the NSF-REU at Columbia University. 

Christopher Hernandez (FCRH 2013) was accepted to the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at Albert Einstein School of Medicine for summer 2012. 

Kevin Jordan (FCRH 2012) received a DAAD-RISE to conduct research in Germany in summer 2011. 

Natasha Khatri (FCRH 2011) completed an NSF-REU at Georgetown University in summer 2010. 

Ajay Marken (FCRH 2011) completed the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in summer 2010. 

Benjamin Marsh (FCRH 2012) will be attending the Summer Undergraduate Research Program at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in summer 2011. 

Zachary Meinhart (FCRH 2013) received a DAAD-RISE to conduct research in Germany in summer 2011. 

Zachary Meinhart (FCRH 2013) was accepted to the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at Albert Einstein School of Medicine for summer 2012. 

Jillian Minahan (FCRH 2013) completed the NSF-REU program in psychology at Baruch College this past academic year. 

Felicia O’Connor (FCRH 2011) completed an NSF-REU at Baruch College during the 2010-2011 academic year. 

Michael Pappas (FCRH 2011) completed a research internship at Lehigh University during summer 2010. 

Michael Pappas (FCRH 2011) will be attending the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in summer 2011. 

Nathalie Plana (FCRH 2012) will be attending the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in summer 2011. 

Sarah Reda (FCRH 2013) completed an internship at the Bronx Zoo during the 2010-2011 academic year. 

Nathalie Rochel (FCRH 2011) completed a research internship at the Cloisters Museum during summer 2010. 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) was accepted to the NSF-REU program at the University of Iowa for summer 2012. 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) was accepted to the NSF-REU program at the University of Oregon for summer 2012. 

Katie Silva (FCRH 2012) received a DAAD-RISE to conduct research in Germany in summer 2011. 

Joshua Sobrin (FCRH 2011) completed an NSF-REU at the University of Minnesota during summer 2010. 

Stephanie Szempruch (FCRH 2011) completed the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in summer 2010. 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2011) will be attending the NSF-REU at the University of California at Berkeley in summer 2011. 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2011) was accepted to the NSF-REU at the University of Texas at Austin for summer 2011. 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2011) was accepted to the NSF-REU at the Pennsylvania State University for summer 2011. 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2011) was accepted to the NSF-REU at the ThaiREU International REU Program for summer 2011. 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2011) was accepted to the NSF-REU at the University of Michigan for summer 2011. 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2011) was accepted to the NSF-REU at the Peking University-University of Michigan International REU for summer 2011. 

Other 

Stephen Fox (FCRH 2011), Ilya Naoumov (FCRH 2011), Emir Ogel (FCRH 2014), and Margaret Wolf (FCRH 2014) participated in National Robotics Week in Washington, D.C. in April 2011 (mentor: Dr. Damian Lyons, Computer and Information Sciences). 

Stephen Fox (FCRH 2011), Ilya Naoumov (FCRH 2011), Brian De La Rosa (FCRH 2012), and Margaret Wolf (FCRH 2014) competed in the Intelligent Ground Vehicles Competition at Oakland University in June 2011 (mentor: Dr. Damian Lyons, Computer and Information Sciences). 

Stephen Frayne (FCRH 2012) was awarded the Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Oral Presentation in the Analytical Chemistry Division at the 66th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry). 

Jeffrey Lockhart (FCRH 2013) presented “Smart Phone-Based Sensor Mining for Biometric Identification and Activity Recognition,” at the annual Council on Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill in April 2012 (mentor: Gary Weiss, Computer and Information Science). 

Michele Paccagnini (FCRH 2012) was selected to be a Hoffman-LaRoche summer intern. 

Nazmul Sarker (FCRH 2013) was awarded the 2012 Biophysical Society Educational Student Travel Award at the 56th annual Biophysical Society meeting (mentor: Ipsita Banerjee, Chemistry) 

Rebecca Triano (FCRH 2012) was selected to be an Amgen Scholar at theUniversity of California at Berkeley.

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