Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

Student Projects

Elsa Rosario – Microbiology Award
"Screening for Compensatory Evolution in Mutated f6 Bacteriophage"
Mentors: John J. Dennehy, PhD and James Carpino, PhD, Queens College

Stephan Smith – Chemistry Award
"Characterization of iron in Petroselinum crispum (Parsley) Using Mossbauer Spectroscopy"
Mentors: Sunil Dehipawala, PhD, and Harry Gafney, PhD, Queens College

Carlos Correa
"Isolation and Characterization of Cellulose Degrading Bacteria from Bark Beetles Burrowing in Dead Trees"
Mentors: Patricia Schneider, PhD, Raji Subramaniam, PhD and Olga Calderon, PhD (LaGuardia Community College)

Washington Ramirez
"Determining the Structure of Citrate, Glycine, and Zinc Complex in Aqueous Solution Using Vibrational Spectroscopy"
Mentor: Ruel Z. Desamero, PhD, York College

Juan Mosquera; Shanique Martin "Restoration of Sustained Attention in a Rat Model of Sporadic Alzheimer’s Disease"
Mentor: Francisco Villegas, PhD, York College

Cynthia Webster
Structural Analysis of the Antifungal Activity of Chinese Herbal Extracts

Michael Wilkinson
Chemokine Receptor Dysregulation Contributes to the Impaired Inflammatory Cell Recruitment to the Lung in Sepsis

Christian Rivoria
Evaluation of Metal Contamination in Raw Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) and Dandelion Supplements

Tricia Griffith
Sanitation Stations as Reservoirs of Infection

Jennifer Czermendy
Effect of Graphene Oxide on Escherichia coli

Paola Lozada
Phosphatidynositol-4 5-Biphosphate in the Forming Phagosome of Macrophages

Elizabeth Franco
Intracerebroventricular Infusions of Amyloid β-peptides Causing Memory Deficits and Alterations in Sleep-Wake Patterns

Diane Marin
Prevalence of Autism Spectrum in NYC

Viviana Torres
Synthesis of Enzyme Inhibitor Thisphenol 4-Hydroxy-Benzaldehyde

Rebecca Durandis
Effect of Carnitine on Cancer Cell Migration

Rafael Duran
Bioinformatic Analysis of Five Differentially Expressed Genes in Honey bees

Jessiah Prayor
Investigation of Lizard Biomechanics in a Jumping Motion

Alice Aljoe, Akil Stewart
Evaluation of Metal Contamination in Dandelion, Traxacum officinale

Elizabeth Franco and Aida Davilla
Rat Model of Alzheimer’s disease with Measures in Sleep-Wake EEG and Short Term Memory

Daniel Novaro
Development of Nek2 Substrates Based on C-Nap1 Using Fmoc Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis

Deandra DaCosta, Anthony Fernandez and Michael Ramos
Investigation of Carnitine Analogs as Potential Cancer Therapies

Sade Mcintosh
Designing Video Games for Health

Khrystia Gratia
Probing Metal-Phosphate Interaction Using Vibrational Spectroscopy

Sébastien Delva
Synthesis, Purification, and Characterization of HIV Peptide Using Fmoc-based Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis.

Stephanie Perdomo
Effect of High Ammonia on Neonatal Neuroglial Cells.

Marjorie Morales and Kevin Chavez
Comparative Genomics of Mycobacteriophage EricB Reveals Evolutionary Stability in Protein-Coding Regions.

JoseZhagnay
Effect of Carnitine on Brain Cell Survival

Renee Joseph
Measures of Cognitive Function in a Rat Model of Alzheimer's Disease using the Central Administration of the Neurotoxin Thiorphan

Michael Tuffour
Methane transport and microbial diversity in the Deep Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spills of 2010

AnibalDavalos-Morinigo
Synthesis of Nek2 Activity-Based Biosensors