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2013 Technical Posters and Papers Winners

Graduate – STEM

Place Recipient

Using Concepts of Salt Briding to Rapidly Synthesize Hollow Silica Microspheres in a Surfactant-Aided Aerosol Process

Olasehine Owoseni

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Doctoral Student
Tulane University


[3,3] Sigmatropic Rearrangement for the Formation of Protected Catechols

Stephanie Aguilar
Organic Chemistry Doctoral Student
University of Illinois at Chicago

3rd Evaluate the Chitosan Nanoparticles as Glazing Material for Cryogenically Frozen Shrimp

Kevin E. Mis Solval
Biological and Agricultural
Engineering Doctoral Student

Louisiana State University


Place Recipient

The Exploration of Scandium in Nanostructured Ferritic Alloys

Simon Pun
Aerospace Engineering, Materials
Science and Engineering
University of California, Irvine

2nd Synaptic Vesicle Protein Expression in Sprague-Dawley Rats Treated with the Pilocarpine Model for Mesial Temporal Lope Epilepsy

Mayra Velazquez

Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University in the City of New York

3rd Effects of Increasing AlB2 Particles and Zinc on Mechanical Properties of Gravity Casted

Marcos Corchado

Mechanical Engineering

Louisiana State University

Undergraduate – MATH/SCIENCE

Place Recipient

Tumor Suppression in Leukemia - Identifying Target Genes of Tumor Suppressor Ikaros in Leukimia Cells

Nathalie Fuentes

Iowa State University


Assessment of Potential Virulence of Avian Pathogenic E.coli (APEC) Strains in Humans

Jacqueline Hernandez

Johns Hopkins University



Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Fluorescent Activity Sensors for the CHK-Point Kinases

Jesus Contreras Rodriguez
Biochemistry/Applied Mathematics

Arizona State University