2017 Summer Interns

2017 Summer Interns
Front (L to R): Meera Bhide, Cornell University, Steven A. Shea lab; Jessica Nguyen, Portland State Univ., Leslie Hammer lab; Teala Alvord, Portland State University, Ryan Olson lab; Izzy Fawson, Lewis and Clark College, Doris Kretzschmar lab; Sydney O'Neill, Portland State Univ., Brad Wipfli lab;

Second Row (L to R): Gregory Heinonen, Oregon State Univ., David Hurtado lab; Ali Noel Gunesch, Brown University, Charles Allen lab; Lydia Lutsyshyna, Reed College, Matt Butler lab; Jonathan Sisley, Oregon State University, Ryan Olson lab

Third Row (L to R): Natashia Andrews, Oregon State University, Amanda McCullough lab; Molly Herinckx, Oregon State University, Mitch Turker lab; Sharanya Pradeep, Portland State University, OHWC Outreach Core; Payton Bushaw, Univ. of Portland, Suzanne Mitchell lab

Top (L to R): Oskar Linde, Portland State University, R. Stephen Lloyd lab; Randall Olson, University of Portland, Miranda Lim lab; Austen Suits, U. of Washington, Peter Spencer lab

Congratulations to all of our 2017 Summer Interns  *As usual, all of the students chosen for the internship program are Oregon residents or attend Oregon schools.

2017 Poster Session

Our 2017 student interns presented their findings in a scientific poster session on August 9 among OHSU faculty and staff, and families and friends. We congratulate them on their fine work! Here is a recap of their projects:

  • Teala Alvord, Portland State University, Ryan Olson Lab, COMPASS Intervention Adaptation for Personal Support Workers
  • Natashia Andrews, Oregon State University, Amanda McCullough Lab, DNA Repair Enzyme Reduces Risk of Cancerous Mutations in Melanocyte Cell Lines
  • Meera Bhide, Cornell University, Steven A. Shea Lab, Cannabis Use and Sleep: An Online Survey
  • Payton Bushaw, Univ. of Portland, Suzanne Mitchell Lab, Comparing Measures of Delay Discounting in Rats
  • Izzy Fawson, Lewis and Clark College, Doris Kretzschmar Lab, Homozygous hTau Mutants Cause loss of function in Drosophila
  • Ali Noel Gunesch, Brown University, Charles Allen Lab, Cannabinoids and the Circadian Clock
  • Gregory Heinonen, Oregon State Univ., David Hurtado Lab, Lacking Co-Worker Support for Safe Patient Handling May Contribute to High Rates of Turnover in Nursing Staff: An Exploratory Analysis.
  • Molly Herinckx, Oregon State University, Mitch Turker Lab, Measuring Cytogenetic Aberrations Induced by Simulated Galactic Cosmic Rays
  • Oskar Linde, Portland State Univ., R. Stephen Lloyd Lab, Development of fluorescent chimeric DNA repair enzymes for detection of DNA damage
  • Lydia Lutsyshyna, Reed College, Matt Butler Lab, The Developmental Consequences of Mis-timed Feeding
  • Jessica Nguyen, Portland State Univ., Leslie Hammer Lab, Role Ambiguity and Job Satisfaction Among Forest Service Employees: Moderating Effects of General Support
  • Randall Olson, Univ. of Portland, Miranda Lim Lab, Decreased Motor Function in a Combined Mouse Model of TBI and PTSD
  • Sydney O'Neill, Portland State Univ., Brad Wipfli Lab, Evaluating Pedal Stand Measurement and Intervention Methods
  • Sharanya Pradeep, Portland State Univ., OHWC Outreach Core, Disseminating Toolkits from the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center
  • Jonathan Sisley, Oregon State Univ., Ryan Olson Lab, Sleep Device and Fatigue Evaluation for Team Truck Drivers
  • Austen Suits, U. of Washington, Peter Spencer Lab, Magpi© Software for Data Collection on Sleep Deprivation from Multiple Populations Simultaneously: Comparing the Pacific Northwest to Uganda