Class of 2020 Thesis Projects

Krithika Reddy Arrabothu    The Function-Structure Relationships of Human Myometrium in Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Patients

Charlotte Hancock Campbell     The Effect that Taxes on Calorically Dense Beverages Have on Obesity Rates by Zip Code in Berkeley, California

Alexis Marie Catalano    Successfully Capturing Eosinophils in Gut Tissue through Machine Learning

Joyce Mckenzie Cheng    Qualitative Investigations of Healthcare and Life Experiences of Aging Homebound Patients in the United States and China

Mariam O. Gbadamosi    Assessing the Impact of a Community-Based Women’s Reproductive Health Education Program on Cervical Cancer Knowledge and Screening for Indigenous Women in Guatemala

Brett Alexander Goerl    Pre-clinical Investigation of Non-psychoactive Compounds in Cannabis sativa for the Treatment of Epileptic Seizures

Cassandra Mia Grello    Aberrant Levels of Transcribed Ultra Conserved Elements and Other Long Non-Coding RNAs in Glioblastoma

Alyson Cheryl Lee    On Being Ill: A Systematic Exploration of the Impact of Writing and Narrative on Patient Care

Chelsea Eileen Li    Dissection of Hindbrain Post-Inspiratory Complex Anatomy, Connectivity, and Function in the Breathing Cycle

Belle Sinclair Pace    Novel vs. Familiar Environment in Developing Mice: The Hippocampal Memory Trace in Neonatal (HIE) Injury

Jessi Katelyn Rowell     Health System Mergers & the Impact on Physicians

Colleen Marie Schinderle     Role of Pannexin 1 Channels in Acute Kidney Injury

Kartik Jatin Shah    The Effect of Ceramide and Therapy Drugs on STAT3 Upstream Regulation Pathways

Mira Sridharan    Elucidating BCAR3 Signaling Networks Involved in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Claire Szipszky    Person-Centered Care for the Global Tuberculosis Epidemic: Identifying Vulnerable Populations and Delivering Individualized Treatment Choice through the Development of a Urine Based Assay with Mobile Phone Read-Out

Panjapon Tangtrongsittkul    The Role of Id3 Gene on TRAF6-Induced NF-kB Activation and Effect of TRAF6 Inhibitor on B cells

Mariella Fairchild Toro    Clinical Features, Biological Markers, and Treatment Outcomes Within the Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia Registry at the University of Virginia

Mythili Vigneshwar    IL-1β-Induced Inflammatory Signaling in Cardiovascular Disease

Ashley Meilin Williams    Characterizing Markers of Injury, Effect of Immune Modulation, and Behavior in a Mouse Model of Acute Cerebral Ischemia