Petit Scholars

Alex Moran - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Erin Garcia
Project: Analysis to determine lifetime cost of pediatric depression
2016

Ana Gomez del Campo - Georgia Tech

Dasher Scholar

Mentor: Aiden Payne
Project: Quantifying Differences in Balance for Rehabilitation and Robotics
2016

Blake Lash - Georgia Tech

Dasher Scholar

Mentor: Joscelyn Mejias
Project: Enhancing Chitosan Nanoparticle Delivery to Lung Epithelial Cells
2016

Brandon Holt - Georgia Tech

Beckman Coulter Scholar

Mentor: Aaron Enten
Project: Whole Blood Primary Cellular Component Isolation
2016

Brittaney Parks - Georgia Tech

UCB

Mentor: Pavithra Chandramowlishwaran
Project: Development of a low-cost fluorescence microscope for examining neuronal activity in active circuits
2016

Cyril Lukianov - Georgia Tech

Beckman Coulter Scholar

Mentor: Sung In Lim
Project: Opening the Intracellular Environment to Therapeutic Proteins that Deliver Themselves
2016

Jacqueline Larouche - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: John Nicosia
Project: Characterizing fibroblast-to-myofibroblast differentiation in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
2016

Jason Weis - Georgia Tech

Petit Scholars

Mentor: Ian Miller
Project: Optimizing the heat inducibility of engineered T cells
2016

Jennifer Min - Emory University

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Zachary McEachin
Project: Development of a stem cell model of the pediatric neuromuscular disease DSMA1
2016

Kaley Parchinski - Georgia Tech

Cook Regentec

Mentor: David Reece
Project: Development of a neocartilage analysis method using contrast-enhanced microCT
2016

Kishan Pithadia - Georgia Tech

Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Center Scholar

Mentor: Brett Klosterhoff
Project: Dynamic Morphometry Analysis of Regenerating Bone
2016

Leyla Larsson - Georgia Tech

Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Center Scholar

Mentor: Po-Yi Ho
Project: Modulation of DNA methylation for increased efficiency of NSC differentiation.
2016

Megen Wittling - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Mariana Delfino Machina
Project: Characterization of Metalloproteinases during neural crest EMT and migration
2016

Mindy Ross - Georgia Tech

Pruitt Scholar

Mentor: Tyler Nelson
Project: Assessment of lymphatic dysfunction in obesity by development of a novel metric of lymphatic vascular permeability using near-infrared (NIR) imaging
2016

Neil Hardy - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Conner Herndon
Project: Zebra fish cardiac tissue period doubling dynamics at high frequency stimulation
2016

Rebecca Hu - Georgia Tech

Petit Endowment

Mentor: David Hanna
Project: Investigating Heme as a Mitochondrial Retrograde Signal
2016

Renee Copeland - Georgia Tech

UCB

Mentor: Andrew Tadros
Project: Ionic liquids for transdermal drug delivery to treat complications associated with cardiovascular disease
2016

Sean Monahan - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Ilbin Lee
Project: Data Analytics for Uncovering Utilization of Pediatric Dental Care
2016

Seonggeon Cho - Georgia Tech

Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Center Scholar

Mentor: Young-Doug Sohn
Project: Identification of the therapeutic effect of human LEPC encapsulated peptide amphiphile gel on arm lymphedema and its effectiveness in restoring lymphatic function
2016

Troy Kleber - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Brandon Stauffer
Project: Characterization of Novel Peptides binding CFTR
2016

William Rountree - Georgia Tech

UCB

Mentor: Yogi Patel
Project: Shape memory polymer electrodes for chronic peripheral nerve stimulation
2016

Yun-Hsuan (Stellina) Lee - Emory University

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Kathleen Bates
Project: Development of a low-cost fluorescence microscope for examining neuronal activity in active circuits
2016

Alex George - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Udit Agarwal
Project: Delivering Human Pediatric Progenitor Cells to a Model of Juvenile Heart Failure
2015

Alix Macklin - Georgia Tech

Pruitt Scholar

Mentor: Kimberly Lang
Project: Directional Acuity during Whole-body Perturbations to Standing Balance
2015

Ananyaveena Anilkumar - Georgia Tech

Beckman Coulter Scholar

Mentor: Nathan Rohner
Project: An in vitro ���Lymph Node-on-a-chip�۝ for Evaluating Immune Cell Response to Altered Lymph Node Microenvironments
2015

Brady Munz - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Mike Tree
Project: Validation of a Patient-specific In-Vitro Fontan Circulation
2015

Brandon Philbrick - Georgia Tech

Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Center Scholar

Mentor: Torri Rinker
Project: Heparin-based Microparticles for Temporal Control of Biomolecule Release
2015

Catherine Chou - Georgia Tech

Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Center Scholar

Mentor: Marian Hettiaratchi
Project: Development of Heparin Microparticle-Modified Collagen Sponges for Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (BMP-2) Delivery for Bone Regeneration
2015

Ellen Pikus - Georgia State University

Mentor: Ellenor Brown
Project: Sensorimotor Control During Physiological Sympathetic Activation
2015

Elman Amador - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Jason Lamanna
Project: Post-transplantation Fate of Neural Stem Cells Transplanted into the Porcine Spinal Cord: Migration, Differentiation, and Immune Response
2015

Fanwei Kong - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Kyle Murdock
Project: Develop an in vitro Flow Loop System to Validate the CFD Simulation Results for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Deployment in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Patients
2015

Jennifer Zhang - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Dwight Chambers
Project: Extracelluilar Stiffness "Pries" Apart the Nuclear Membrane's Regulation of TGF-Beta
2015

Justin Williams - Georgia Tech

GB Espy Scholar

Mentor: Igor Rupniewski
Project: Evolution of a Lysine Utilizing Intein
2015

Karisma Gupta - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Vicky Stefanelli
Project: Fibrin-Microgel Composites For Enhanced Repair of Cardiomyopathy
2015

Leandre Kibeho - Morehouse College

Mentor: Samantha Au
Project: One-step Purification of Dehydrogenases Employing an Aqueous Two-phase Extraction System
2015

Lucky Khambouneheuang - Emory University

Mentor: Jack Heath
Project: Shear Stress-responsive microRNA 199a-3p Plays an Important Role in Aortic Valve Stenosis
2015

Megan Rich - Georgia Tech

Beckman Coulter Scholar

Mentor: Yash Chitalia
Project: Tool Usage by an Assistive Mobile Manipulator for Activities of Daily Living
2015

Michelle Kwon - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Shannon Hill
Project: Engineering Mutant Myocilin for a More Thermally Stable Protein
2015

Sameer Mishra - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Ryan Hoffman
Project: Predictive Modeling of Patient Descriptors and Outcomes using Pan-Cancer���Omic Data
2015

Yichen Wang - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Robert Mannino
Project: Increased Erythrocyte Rigidity is Sufficient to Cause Endothelial Dysfunction in Sickle Cell Disease
2015

Ashley Lockwood - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Michael Baksh
Project: Identifying Small Molecule Modulators of the Cystic Fibrosis Transduction Receptor using Backscattering Interferometry
2014

Brian Sanner - Georgia Tech

Gertler-Clark Scholar

Mentor: Yogi Patel
Project: Long-term Effects of Electrical Stimulation of Peripheral Nerves
2014

Changdae Lee - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: "James" Po-Yen Wu
Project: A Mobile-based ICU Decision Support System
2014

Conner Herndon - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Anthony Hazel
Project: Computational Determination of Small-Molecule Permeability
2014

Destiny Cobb - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Giuliana Salazar-Noratto
Project: Characterization of Osteochondritis Dissecans and Development of a Small Animal Model of its Progression
2014

Dexter Allen - Emory University

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Deidre O'Connor
Project: Optimizing Lentiviral Vector use in the in Gene Based Neuromodulation
2014

Evan Teng - Georgia Tech

Beckman Coulter Scholar

Mentor: Haylee Bachman
Project: Optimize Surface Display Expression of Proteins on E. coli Cells
2014

Jake Sebring - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Maria Restrepo
Project: Surgical Planning of Fontan Procedure for Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Defects: A Robustness Analysis
2014

Jung Mok - Georgia Tech

Dasher Scholar

Mentor: Kaixiang Cao
Project: Investigation of the Interplay among H1 Binding and the Active and Repressive Histone Marks in Embryonic Stem Cells
2014

Kaitlin Ahlstedt - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Ashley Brown
Project: Rescuing Coagulopathy of Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass Patients using Novel Platelet-like Particles
2014

Kevin Bai - Georgia Tech

Kolpitcke Scholar

Mentor: Kyung-Ho Roh
Project: Biomaterial-based Artificial Bone Marrow Niches for in vitro B Cell Generation from Hematopoietic Stem Cells
2014

Kristin Casey - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Pavithra Chandramowlishwaran
Project: Mutation Analysis of Amyloid Beta to Identify Sequence Elements that Control Amyloid-forming Capability
2014

Lambros Tassoulas - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Rachel Johnston
Project: Small Hairpin RNA Knock Down of Target Genes through Plasmid Transfection in Brachionus Manjavacas (rotifera)
2014

Maria Diaz Ortiz - Georgia Tech

Pruitt Scholar

Mentor: Christopher Johnson
Project: A Critical Bone Defect Infection Model Utilizing an Engineered Bioluminescent Clinical Strain of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
2014

Peter Schnaak - Georgia Tech

Beckman Coulter Scholar

Mentor: Betul Kacar
Project: Exploring the Pathways of Adaptive Protein Evolution in E.coli
2014

Rafael Ortiz - Georgia Tech

Dasher Scholar

Mentor: Molly Ogle
Project: Role of Sphingolipid Signaling in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Mobilization and Homing
2014

Shohini Ghosh-Choudhary - Georgia Tech

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scholar

Mentor: Warren Gray
Project: Pediatric CPC Exosomes to Treat Juvenile RV Dysfunction
2014

Sraeyes Sridhar - Georgia Tech

Dasher Scholar

Mentor: Jenna Wilson
Project: Engineering a Platform to Harness Embryonic Stem Cell Trophic Secretion
2014

Thibault Twahirwa - Morehouse College

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: David Molony
Project: Evaluation of Methodologies for the 3D Reconstruction of Coronary Arteries from Intravascular Ultrasound Images
2014

Alicia Lane - Georgia Tech

Gertler-Clark Scholar

Mentor: Anthony Awojoodu
Project: Molecular Contributors to Monocyte Adhesion in Sickle Cell Disease
2013

Bryant Menn - Georgia Tech

Gertler-Clark Scholar

Mentor: Alison Douglas
Project: Modulating Fibrin Network Structure and Matrix Mechanics with pNIPAM Microgels for Controlled Stem Cell Differentiation
2013

Camden Esancy - Agnes Scott College

Mentor: Laxminarayanan Krishnan
Project: Incorporation of Bioactive Molecules in Electrospun Polymeric Membranes for Localized Activity
2013

Dabin Choi - Emory University

Mentor: Ji Woong "Jay" Han
Project: Identification of Molecular Mechanisms of Restoring the Defective Myelination of Diabetic Schwann cells by BM-MSCs using in vitro Co-culture System
2013

David Heaner - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Sibel Kalyoncu
Project: Crystal Contact Engineering of Single Chain Antibody Fragments (scFv) to Optimize Crystal Lattices and Develop a scFv Crystallization Chaperone Toolbox
2013

Derrius Anderson - Morehouse College

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Aubrey Tiernan
Project: Generating Improved Insulin-secreting Iintestinal L Cells for Diabetes Treatment through Alleviation of Gene Silencing
2013

Dylan Richards - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Clare Gollnick
Project: A Functional Role for Perineuronal Nets in Modulating Cortical Plasticity in the Rodent Barrel Cortex
2013

Ivan Morales - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Jennifer Johnson
Project: Characterization of Anti-EE Fab Antibody Fragment via Crystallization in Complex with Test Proteins for Proof of Concept for Approach
2013

Jaheda Khanam - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Brian Cafferety
Project: Characterization of Supramolecular Polymer Systems Composed of Glycosylated Recognition Units
2013

Jose Vasquez Porto-Viso - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Sarah Griffiths
Project: Enhancing the Angiogenic Potential of MSCs
2013

Marisa Casola - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Linda Kippner
Project: Characterization of Covarying Surface Protein Expression in T cell and Neutrophil Populations
2013

Max Stockslager - Georgia Tech

Beckman Coulter Scholar

Mentor: Torri Rinker
Project: Multi-Functional Delivery System for Spatial and Temporal Control of Therapeutic Agent Release
2013

Meredith Fay - Georgia Tech

Mentor: David Myers
Project: Fluid Dynamics of how Sickled Red Cells Pathologically Interact with the Blood Vessel Wall in Sickle Cell Disease
2013

Rebecca Byler - Georgia Tech

Pruitt Scholar

Mentor: Billy Wang
Project: Application of MEMS and Microfluidic Technologies for Malaria Diagnosis and Surveillance
2013

Sanjay Sridaran - Georgia Tech

Dot Defoor Powell Scholar

Mentor: Tanushree Thote
Project: Establish Novel Quantitative Parameters to Characterize Effects of Therapeutics on both Structure and Function in a Small Animal OA Model
2013

Abhinav Sharma - Emory University

St. Joseph's Translational Research Institute Scholar

Mentor: Brad Kairdolf
Project: Characterization of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Cells with Quantum Dots and Detection of Brain Tumor Cells using SpectroPen
2012

Alexandra Wagner - Agnes Scott

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Natalie Saini
Project: Determining the importance of post-translational modifications of Rvb1 and Rvb2 in DNA secondary structure metabolism
2012

Alexandria Harrison - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Sharanya Desai
Project: Comparing Stimulation Performance of Microelectrodes to that of Traditional Macroelectrodes used in Deep Brain Stimulation
2012

Andrew St. James - Georgia Tech

Bell Scholar

Mentor: Brande Jones
Project: Deconstruction of the RIbosome In vitro and In vivo
2012

Anirudh Sundararaghavan - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Renee Cottle
Project: Application of Nanotechnology to the Study of G-protein Signaling Within a Live Cell
2012

Frederick Damen - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Behnaz Yousefi
Project: Effects of Nodal and Edge Definitions on Anatomical Brain Networks in Three Primate Species
2012

Jacob Johnson - Georgia Tech

St. Joseph's Translational Research Institute Scholar

Mentor: Arvind Santhanakrishnan
Project: Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Compliance in Fontan Surgical Connections
2012

Kathleen Heller - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Yu Zhang
Project: Crosstalk between the ability of repetitive DNA sequences GAA/TTC to serve as promoters and their potential to drive genome instability
2012

Kelsey Gratton - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Megan Cole
Project: Expanding biology: Engineering tRNAs for delivery of unnatural amino acids to the ribosome
2012

Kyle Ferguson - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jonathan Park
Project: Identification of the substrate specificity of nitroreductases, and alteration via protein engineering
2012

Lu Ling - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Melissa Kinney
Project: Analysis of signaling to direct embryonic stem cell differentiation a microfluidic co-culture
2012

Marc Powell - Georgia Tech

Bell Scholar

Mentor: Ming-fai Fong
Project: Multi-well optogenetic stimulation system for studying homeostatic synaptic plasticity in cultured cortical networks in vitro
2012

Michael Butler - Georgia Tech

Bell Scholar

Mentor: Adam Prasanphanich
Project: Characterization of Smad Localization Under Redox Perturbation of TGF�_ Signaling
2012

Mohamad Najia - Georgia Tech

Beckman Coulter Scholar

Mentor: Jenna Wilson
Project: Influencing encapsulated stem cell factor secretion through hypoxic conditioning
2012

Patrick Strane - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Vincent Fiore
Project: Measuring the magnitude and frequency of cell-mediated forces applied to native ECM
2012

Robert Mannino - Georgia Tech

St. Joseph's Translational Research Institute Scholar

Mentor: David Myers
Project: Automated Mobile Phone Telemicroscopy for Sickle Cell Disease Screening
2012

Susan Hastings - Georgia Tech

Pruitt Scholar

Mentor: Marmar Merabadi
Project: Thrombus Formation in Pediatric ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Circuits
2012

Sydney Rowson - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Alana Reed
Project: Investigation of the cytoskeleton and energy-dependent processes as mechanisms of lipid transport across the lymphatic endothelium
2012

Taylor Kavanaugh - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Asha Shekaran
Project: A transgenic luciferase mouse model for non-invasive imaging of endogenous osteoprogenitor cell invasion and vascularization into a radial segmental defect
2012

Baret Kilbacak - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jennifer Tang
Project: Preparing Gold-capped Microparticles for Bifunctionality
2011

Bilal Al-Khalil - Georgia Tech

Monsanto Scholar

Mentor: Michael Rood
Project: Understanding the Role of Mutations in the Estrogen Receptor Ligand Binding Domain
2011

Charlo Bain - Morehouse College

St. Joseph's Translational Research Institute Scholar

Mentor: Khalilah Reddie
Project: Synthesis of Thiol-reactive Fluorescent Probes to Monitor Oxidative Stress in Living Systems
Lab Lab Murthy
2011

Courtney Fox - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Sibali Bandyopadhyay
Project: Qualitative Analysis of Sphingomyelinase D Activities in Different Spider Venoms using Thin Layer Chromatography
2011

Daniel McGrail - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Deepraj Ghosh
Project: Mechanics of Cell Migration: Investigating the Relationship between Intracellular Nanorheology and Extracelluar Traction Forces
2011

Hasan Khosravi - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Jonathan Rubin
Project: Effect of Gas-liquid Interfaces on Amyloid Formation
2011

Joey Dolensky - Georgia Tech

Bell Scholar

Mentor: Lauren Couch
Project: Tricuspid Valve Coaptation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
2011

Joey Jilk - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Seyed Safavynia
Project: Long-term Determinants of Muscle Activity In Human Postural Responses
2011

Kelsey Lawrence - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Chris Hermann
Project: Characterization of a Mouse Model of Re-synostosis
Lab Lab Boyan
2011

Kevin Parsons - Georgia Tech

Pruitt Scholar

Mentor: Matthew Nipper
Project: Lymphatic Filariasis Microfluidic Device for Studying Worm Migration and Maturation
2011

Megan Bloomquist - Georgia Tech

Bell Scholar

Mentor: Samirkumar Patel
Project: Microneedles for Drug Delivery to the Eye
2011

Michael Chen - Georgia Tech

Monsanto Scholar

Mentor: Aaron Engelhart
Project: Small Molecules that Enhance Trinucleotide Repeat Fragility: Towards New Therapeutics
2011

Mikhail Melomed - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Denis Kiktev
Project: Effect of Chaperones Hsp90 and Hsp26 Families on [PSI+] Stability in get Knockout Strains
2011

Natalie Haddad - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Patricia Pacheco
Project: Expression and Conjugation of InlA onto Microparticles for Internalization Kinetics Studies on Non-phagocytotic Cells
2011

Nicole Milligan - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Neelakantan Saikrishnan
Project: Effect of Coronary Arteries on Sinus and Ascending Aortic Flow Patterns in Normal and Bicuspid Aortic Valves ��� an in vitro Study
2011

Taran Lundgren - Agnes Scott College

St. Joseph's Translational Research Institute Scholar

Mentor: Nick Willett
Project: Characterization of Novel Therapeutic Targets in a Rat Model of Composite Bone and Muscle Injury
2011

Tyler O'Malley - Georgia Gwinnett College

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: Matthew Faulkner
Project: The Effects of Hyperlipidemea on Cancer Cell Metastasis: The Role of Adhesion Molecules
2011

Ushnik Ghosh - Georgia Tech

Medtronic Scholar

Mentor: John Newman
Project: Identifying Critical Windows for Successful Cortical Network Self-organization using Very Long-term, Closed Loop Stimulation
2011

Andre Forbes - Morehouse College

Mentor: Chang Quo
Project: Systems and Synthetic Biology: A Platform to Demonstrate Control Theory in Living Cells
2010

Arina Korneva - Emory University

Mentor: Jeff Kornuta
Project: Design and Implementation of a Stretch Device for Studying the Functional Response of Lymphatic Endothelial Cells to Mechanical Stretch
2010

Bilal Bari - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Doug Ollerenshaw
Project: Tactile Detection and Discrimination in the Rodent Somatosensory System
2010

Byung Kyu - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Wenwei Xu
Project: Ovarian Cancer Mechanical Diagnostics
2010

Chun Yong - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Alison Lawson
Project: In Vitro Culturing of Alginate Beads to Assess In Vivo Stability
2010

Derwin Gray - Morehouse College

Mentor: Alex Peister
Project: Effect of Diabetes on the Function of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Bone Healing
2010

Glenn Wagner - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Roman Mezencev
Project: Studies on the Molecular Basis of Cisplatin Resistance in Ovarian and Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lines
2010

Jason Murray - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Chiaolong Hsiao
Project: Determination of the Three-Dimensional Structure of Mini-Ribosomes
2010

Katy Hammersmith - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Andres Bratt-Leal
Project: Heparin-Modified Microparticles for Biomolecule Release within Stem Cell Spheroids
2010

Lauren Troxler - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Erin Spinner
Project: Effect of Tricuspid Valvular and Subvalvular Geometric Alterations on Chordal Forces
2010

Nathaniel Bloodworth - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Taymour Hammoudi
Project: Photocrosslinkable Chondroitin-Sulfate for Tendon/Ligament Tissue Engineering
2010

Olivia Burnsed - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Chris Lee
Project: Quantifying Growth Factors Expression and Secretion from Microencapsulated Adipose Stem Cells for Cartilage and Bone Regeneration
Lab Lab Barbara Boyan
2010

Samiya Hussain - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Choon Hwai Yap
Project: Synergistic Effects of Cyclic Stretch and Serotonin Reuptake on Degenerative Aortic Valve Disease
2010

Shawna Hagen - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Marilyn Markowski
Project: Proteolytic Mechanisms to Improve Hematopoietic Stem Cell Mobilization for Autologous Transplant in Cancer Patients
2010

Soohee Cho - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Russell Vegh
Project: Optimization of the Phototoxic Fluorescent Protein "KillerRed"
2010

Thejas Hiremath - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jacob Lucrezi
Project: Pioneering a New Treatment for Inflammatory Diseases
2010

Venkat Goli - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Kipp Schoenwald
Project: Development of a Fluid Interconnect for Use in Atomic Force Microscope Biophysical Measurements
2010

Willa Ni - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Melissa Kemp
Project: Examining the Implications of Chronic ROS Levels on ER Thioredoxin:Ask-1 Interactions
2010

Abby Hill - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Catherine Rivet
Project: Analysis of Cell Senescence in Expanded Primary T-Cell Population using a Microfluidic Device
2009

Gita Mahmoudabadi - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Bryan Baker
Project: Detection of RNA Targets of Interest with Double Stranded DNA Probes
2009

Larry Scott - Morehouse College

Mentor: Jeremy Lim
Project: Aggrecan-containing Hydrogels for Regeneration of the Ligament-bone Interface
2009

Laura Kitashima - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Liang Guo
Project: Exploration of a Muscle-Based Prosthesis Using a Novel Conformable Microelectrode Array
2009

Michael Norsworthy - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Nina Romanova
Project: Screening for Components of Eukaryotic Aggresome in the Yeast Model
2009

Phillip Trusty - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Kathryn Smith
Project: Development of Tough Photopolymerizable Composite Polymer Networks for Orthopedic Applications
2009

Shereka Banton - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Eileen Finnegan
Project: Shear Stress and Hypoxia Modulate HSC Trafficking via Activation of BMEC
Lab Lab Barabino
2009

Sydney Shaffer - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Scott Wilson
Project: Novel Dual-release Drug Delivery Vehicles: Core-shell Microparticles
Lab Lab Murthy
2009

Andy Zhu - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jin Gao
2008

Charles Terry - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Taylor Updegrove
2008

Chris Erdman - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Rene Olivares-Navarrete
Lab Lab Barbara Boyan
2008

Connie Rich - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jonathan Sylvester
2008

Kaitlyn Frazier - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Philippe Sucosky
2008

Kristen Valentine - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Abhiruchi Agarwal
2008

Mehmet Bajin - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Yash Kolambkar
2008

Rich Carpenedo - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Scott Seaman
2008

Sri Rahul Balusu - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Efstathios Karathanasis
2008

Yue Geng - Georgia Tech

Mentor: William Wan
2008

Ben Solomon - Emory University

Mentor: Stephen Yang
2007

Brandon Stanley - Morehouse College

Mentor: Tim Petrie
2007

Brian Nguyen - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Derek Doroski
2007

Chanchala Kaddi - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Chang Quo
2007

Fazilla Aseem - Agnes Scott College

Mentor: Taylor Updegrove
2007

James Waring - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Alyssa Ngangan
2007

Moses Nyaribo - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Muralidhar Padala
2007

Quantez Freeman - Morehouse College

Mentor: Diane da la Zeilcourt
2007

Ranni Tewfik - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Rich Carpenedo
2007

Sean Connell - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Tanya Faroque
Lab Lab Barbara Boyan
2007

Sonya Parpart - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Chris Tison
2007

Stefka Gyoneva - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Buxin Chen
2007

Vaun Greer - Morehouse College

Mentor: Todd Stokes
2007

Yasmin Rahmani - Georgia State University

Mentor: Crystal Simon
2007

Abdullah Saif - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Stacey Schutte
2006

Adrienne Barry - Emory University

Mentor: Susan Safely
Lab Lab Weber
2006

Bao Ngoc To - Georgia Tech

Mentor: John Connelly
Lab Lab Levenston
2006

Brian Giles - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Kartik Balachandran
2006

Clara Moon - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Vidhya Narayanan
2006

Eric Deutsch - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Angela Lin
2006

Geoffrey Berguig - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Carolyn Sargent
2006

Inn Inn Chen - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Shcharita Shankar
2006

Khin Khin Lay - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Terry Watt
2006

Leslie Hirsig - Emory University

Mentor: Mary Milner
2006

Marc Seaman - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Allison Dennis
2006

Mario DeRainge Ball - Morehouse College

Mentor: Srinidhi Nagaraja
2006

Subina Surendran - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Torrence Welch
2006

Thomas Schneider - Georgia Tech

Mentor: George McConnell
2006

Victor Yeh - Georgia Tech

Mentor: James Broering
2006

Ben Bachman - Georgia Tech

Mentor: John Phan
2005

Christina Allen - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Vladimir Zarnitsyn
2005

Christopher Skipwith - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Priyanka Rohatgi
2005

Daniel Yeager - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Catherine Santai
2005

Edward van der Heijden - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Heather Virginia
2005

Jaswinder Kumar - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Bahareh Azizi
2005

Julianne Camba - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Alice Zhao
Lab Lab Barbara Boyan
2005

Meagan Spencer - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Heather Virginia
2005

Richard Seeger - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Dan Hallow
2005

Steinie Browne - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Stephen Yang
Lab Lab Murthy
2005

Andrew Procter - Emory University

Mentor: Jeff Gross/Shing-Yi Cheng
2004

Anoopum Gupta - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Ann Ensley
2004

Augustin Luna - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Karen Polizzi
2004

Ayanna Miller - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Sue Wanant/John Wilson
Lab Lab Chaikof
2004

Chris Durst - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Taby Ahsan
2004

Elyse (Baum) Boyles - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Chris Wilson
Lab Lab Levenston
2004

Emiko Suzuki - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jason Xu/Brent Nix
2004

Gaurav Tuteja - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Weimin Feng
2004

Hevil Shah - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Peter Henning
2004

James Collins - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Swapan Jain
2004

Jason Schmaltz - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Padmini Rangamani
Lab Lab Wick
2004

Jesse Patterson - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Susanne Mueller
2004

Josepha (Ikhumetse) Iluonakhamhe - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Suchitra Konduri
2004

Matthew Prohaska - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Tiffany Johnson
2004

Meghan Gilroy - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Ramsey Kinney
Lab Lab Barbara Boyan
2004

Michelle Lightfoot - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jeff Caves
Lab Lab Chaikof
2004

Tracey Lee - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Ge "Alice" Zhao
Lab Lab Barbara Boyan
2004

Angela Chu - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Shing-Yi Cheng
2003

Beth C. Grove - Emory University

Mentor: Lauren Schwimmer
2003

Bryant Price - Morehouse College

Mentor: Manu Platt
Lab Lab H. Jo
2003

Cuong Tu - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jamie Chilton
Lab Lab LeDoux
2003

Ehud B. "Udi" Vermesh - Emory University

Mentor: Pavel Kamaev
2003

Geraldine Ekpo - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jonathan Butcher
2003

James Hill - Morehouse College

Mentor: Ping Wang
2003

Jessica (St. John) Schrader - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Karen Polizzi
2003

Jessica O'Neal - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Wijaya Martanto
2003

Julia Raykin - Southern Poly Tech

Mentor: Delfi Krishna
Lab Lab LeDoux
2003

Justin Haller - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Ann Ensley
2003

Megan (Satterfield) Blackburn - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Carrie Williams
2003

Michael Lan - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Kristin Michael/Charlie Gersbach
2003

Rebecca Poole - Agnes Scott College

Mentor: Ciara Caltagirone
2003

Ryan Iannucci - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Amy Campbell/Sylvia Shadinger
2003

Shalin Shah - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Peter Carnell
2003

Shawn O'Connor - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Shane Migliore
2003

Sherman Ku - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Chris Banna
Lab Lab Jung Choi
2003

Ben Thomas - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Karthik Nagapudi
Lab Lab Chaikoff
2002

Burles (Rusty) Johnson - Georgia Tech

Mentor: David Fann
2002

Chen Yang - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Matt Wagner
Lab Lab Wick
2002

Cullen LaClair - Emory University

Mentor: Melody Walsh
Lab Lab Larsen
2002

Erin (Elder) Osben - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Ann Ensley
2002

Erin Brandt - Agnes Scott College

Mentor: Shing-Yi Cheng/Thein Tun
2002

Ima Mbodie Ebong - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Kara McCloskey/Jan Stegemann
2002

Krystalyn Hudson - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Phillip Gibbs
2002

Megan (Cornwell) Thomas - Agnes Scott College

Mentor: Ping Wang
2002

Monique Gupta - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Natalia Landazuri
Lab Lab LeDoux
2002

Robert (Bobby) Brooke - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Mike Reid
2002

Shao-Chien (Saul) Lee - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Hwa-Liang Leo
2002

Susan McLaughlin - Agnes Scott College

Mentor: Natasha Case
2002

Vincent Scoglietti - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Chris Banna
Lab Lab Jung Choi
2002

Wendy Rich - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jeff Halladay
2002

William Wellborn - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Tracey Murphy
2002

Yen-Hua Yu - Emory University

Mentor: Renee Wegrzyn
2002

Christopher Cummings - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jan Stegemann
2001

Courtney Stewart - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Michael Sorensen
2001

Ilya Levental - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Shannon Stott
2001

Jennifer Ayers - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Samer Salim
Lab Lab K. Seley
2001

Jennifer Birchmore - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Gary Nernam
2001

Kimberly Huynh - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Sarah Cartmell
2001

Laura Ozolins - Gerogia Tech

Mentor: Renee Wegzryn
2001

Leslie Coburn - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Delfi Krishna
Lab Lab LeDoux
2001

Maggie Schwab - Agnes Scott

Mentor: Michael Foster
2001

Meridith Owensby - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Pete Davis
2001

Aaron Schueneman - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Jan Stegemann
2000

Andrew Smith - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Tony Tang & Joe Berglund
2000

Elizabeth Richter - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Brian Conklin
Lab Lab J. Chen
2000

Kenneth Williams - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Sunil Saini
Lab Lab Wick
2000

Matt Tate - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Kelly Mitchell
2000

Michael Mohseni - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Joe Berglund
2000

Sean Stephansson - Georgia Tech

Mentor: Ben Byers
2000