2018 Summer Interns

2018 Summer Interns
Front (L to R): Kendall Wynde, OHSU School of Nursing, Miranda Lim lab; Mirenna Scott, Pomona College, Andrew McHill lab; Adeline Fecker, University of Oregon, Suzanne Mitchell lab; Isabel Katlaps, Portland State University, Steven A. Shea lab; Claire Mersereau, Tulane University, Doris Kretzschmar lab; Lori Sun, Case Western Reserve University, Matthew Butler lab; Sydney Reynolds, George Fox University, Brad Wipfli lab

Back (L to R): Gregory Heinonen, Oregon State University, David Hurtado lab; Lev El-Askari, Willamette University, Leslie Hammer lab; JJ Terrobias, University of Portland, Mitch Turker lab; Oskar Linde, University of Portland, R. Stephen Lloyd lab; Peter Lahti, Lewis & Clark College, Ryan Olson lab; Claire Boenisch, Oregon State University, Ryan Olson lab; Abigail Gillingham, Whitworth University, Amanda McCullough lab

Congratulations to all of our 2018 Summer Interns  *As usual, all of the students chosen for the internship program are Oregon residents or attend Oregon schools.

2018 Poster Session

Our 2018 student interns presented their findings in a scientific poster session on August 8 among OHSU faculty and staff, and families and friends. We congratulate them on their fine work! Here is a recap of their projects:

  • Claire Boenisch, Oregon State University, Ryan Olson Lab, Aggression Exposures and Impacts for Personal Support Workers
  • Lev El-Askari, Willamette University, Leslie Hammer Lab, Effects of a Supervisor Training Intervention on Supervisors
  • Adeline Fecker, University of Oregon, Suzanne Mitchell Lab, Experience Effects Function Deficits in Parkinson’s Disease Model
  • Abigail Gillingham, Whitworth University, Amanda McCullough Lab, Enhanced Chemotheraputic Efficacy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia: OGG1-Dependent Effects on DNA Synthesis
  • Gregory Heinonen, Oregon State University, David Hurtado Lab, Champions of Safety: Preliminary Analysis of a Peer-Leader Safe Patient Handling Program in a Critical Access Hospital
  • Isabel Katlaps, Portland State University, Steven Shea Lab, Nighttime Sleep Duration is Negatively Associated with Subsequent Daytime Sedentary
  • Peter Lahti, Lewis & Clark College, Ryan Olson Lab, A Mixed-Methods Analysis of the Sleep Environment of Team Truck Drivers
  • Oskar Linde, University of Portland, Stephen Lloyd Lab, Effects of Common Single Nucleotide Variants in NEIL1 Gene on Abilities of NEIL1 Enzyme to Initiate Repair of DNA Damage
  • Claire Mersereau, Tulane University, Kretzschmar Lab, Phenotypic Quantifications of h-Tau Point Mutations Implicated in Neurodegenerative Diseases using Drosopilia melanogaster Model
  • Sydney Reynolds, George Fox University, Brad Wipfli Lab, Sedentary Behavior, Endothelial Health, and Hemoglobin A1C in Call Center Agents
  • Mirenna Scott, Pomona College, Andrew McHill Lab, Earlier Circadian Timing of First Caloric Intake is Associated with Leaner Body Composition and Earlier Overall Caloric Timing
  • Lori Sun, Case Western Reserve University, Matthew Butler Lab, Effect of Circadian Disruption on Mating Behavior
  • JJ Terrobias, University of Portland, Mitch Turker Lab, Identifying Disruption Factors that Disrupt the Circadian Mouse Kidney Cells
  • Kendall Wynde, OHSU School of Nursing, Miranda Lim Lab, Objective vs. Subjective Measures of Sleep and Light Box Use in Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)­­­ and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)