Highlighting 2013 CROET Intern Research

1st Place Basic Research: Jaeda Patton, Cornell University (unable to attend) & Elfren Alonso Cid, Sunset High School – McCullough Lab (“Formaldehyde Increases Sensitivity of Breast and Ovarian Cancer Cells to Chemotherapeutic Drugs”).

1st Place Applied Research: Laura Jeddeloh, Scripps College, Claremont, CA – Rohlman Lab (“PUSH: Promoting ALL Young Workers through Safety and Health”).

 

2nd Place Basic Research: Omar Pandhair, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX – Turker Lab (“Developing a Mouse Model to Screen for Histone Deacytlase Inhibitors”).

2nd Place Applied Research: Natasha Gulati, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA – Olson Lab (“Degrees of Pain: Task Demands and Demonstrations Predict Musculoskeletal Discomfort in Home Care Workers”).

Jordan Feist, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR – Lloyd Lab (“Investigating the role of oxidative DNA damage in insulin resistance”).

Uche Uba, Stanford University, Stanford, CA – Olson Lab (“Validity of Actigraph GT3X + Accelerometer Data to Measure Physical Activity Among Truck Drivers”).

 

Dana Everett, Portland State University, Portland, OR – Hammer Lab (“Health and the Workplace: a look at two organizations demographics, psychosocial variables, and health outcomes).

Daniel Tshala, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR – Kretzschmar Lab (“Modeling Tau’s Effect On Neurodegenerative Diseases in Drosophila”).

Megan Davis, Stanford University, Stanford, CA – Kretzschmar Lab (“Downstream Candidates of PKA-C3 in Drosophila”).

Nicholas Shea, Willamette University, Salem, OR – Anger Lab (“Developing a Practical Wellness Training Program for Construction Workers”).

Rossmary Marquez, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR – Kuehl Lab (“Health Promotion and Protection of Oregon Correctional Officers: 6 Months Results”).

Darcy Gurley, University of Portland (“Changes in Neurobehavioral Toxicology 2000-2013: A Literature Search”)

Summer Student Research Awards are three-month paid summer internships designed to introduce college freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors to various fields of biomedical research. Selected interns are Oregon residents or attend colleges and universities in Oregon. Learn more about the CROET Summer Intern Program. See more photos from the poster session on CROET’s Facebook page.

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