Professional Conferences Where QCC Students
Presented Their Research Works

2012
(236 presentations)


The 12th Annual ABRCMS Conference, San Jose, CA Nov 7-10, 2012.

Qing Yao Ding and Nidhi Gadura “Concentration Dependent CuSO4 Mediated Cell Death in Involves Lipid Peroxidation in the Cell Membrane”

Kaung Myat Moe and Nidhi Gadura “Genetically Altered Spo- Strain Rreveals that Endospores Delay Copper Alloy Surface Mediated Toxicity in Bacillus Subtilis”

Jasodra Ramlall and Nidhi Gadura “Understanding the Mechanism of Copper Induced, Lipid Peroxidation Mediated Cell Death in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae”

Janet Long and Nidhi Gadura “Membrane Lipid Peroxidation Involved in Copper Alloy Mediated Toxicity in Bacillus Subtilis”

Robert Hong, Travis Meyer, Phyo Thu and Nidhi Gadura “Copper Alloy Mediated Biotoxicity Reveals Differences in Cell Death Kinetics for Gram Positive and Gram Negative Strains.”


The 45th Annual MACUB Conference, Adelphi University, NY, October 27, 2012.

Qing Yao Ding and Nidhi Gadura “Concentration Dependent CuSO4 Mediated Cell Death in Involves Lipid Peroxidation in the Cell Membrane”

Kaung Myat Moe and Nidhi Gadura “Genetically Altered Spo- Strain Rreveals that Endospores Delay Copper Alloy Surface Mediated Toxicity in Bacillus Subtilis”

Jasodra Ramlall and Nidhi Gadura “Understanding the Mechanism of Copper Induced, Lipid Peroxidation Mediated Cell Death in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae”

Janet Long and Nidhi Gadura “Membrane Lipid Peroxidation Involved in Copper Alloy Mediated Toxicity in Bacillus Subtilis”


Queens College Undergraduate Science Research Day, Queens College, NY, October 16, 2012.

Mengjia Lin and Pokay Ma “Distribution and Development of Senescence-Associated beta Galactosidase in the Inland Silverside (Menidia beryllina)”


The 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 19-20, 2012.

Danielle Miceli, Bruce Montalbano, Joseph Iorio, Gobind Vaswani and Sasan Karimi “Analysis of Authentic vs. Imitation Perfumes”

Xiangying Wu and Derek Bruzewicz “Morphology of Soot Aerosol Particles by Scanning Electron Microscopy”

Ji Hyun LeeRebecca Cho and Jun H. Shin “Refractive Index of Solid Compounds Measured by a Laser Pointer:  Extension Method” 

Sharda Jagdeo, Esther J. Shin and Jun H. Shin “Determination of Nickel Content of the US Nickel Coin by X-Ray Fluorescence and Visible Spectroscopy”

Suk Ju Ham, Rebecca Cho and Jun H. Shin “Application of a Laser Pointer to Determine the Refractive Index of Solid Compounds: Out-In Method”

Mengjia Lin, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos “Quantitative Determination of Gallic Acid in Various Beverages using HPLC”

Sandy Enriquez, Soraya Svoronos, May Myat Moe, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos Spectrophotometric Determination of the Total Amount of Antioxidants in Juice Beverages”

Fathima Nazumudeen, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos "Use of a Microscale Freezing Point Technique to Determine the Ionization Constant of Carboxylic Acids"

Kaungmyat San, Soraya Svoronos, May Myat Moe, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos “Use of the Folin-Ciocalteau Method to Measure the Total Amounts of Antioxidants in Tea Samples” 

Jasodra Ramlall and Nidhi Gadura “Understanding the Mechanisms of Copper Induced, Lipid Peroxidation Mediated Cell Death in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae”

Janet Long and Nidhi Gadura “Effect Of Copper Surfaces on Endospore-Forming Bacteria B. Subtilis”

Robert Hong, T. Y. Kang and Nidhi Gadura “Impact of plasma membrane unsaturated fatty acid levels on copper surface mediated cell death in E.coli”

Julia Boroday and Urszula Golebiewska "Expression of gamma-synuclein protein in cancer cells"

Lena Najjarian and Luis Vargas "Reactivity of tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP): Synthesis of a bisphosphonic derivative of bicine"

Feroz Ali, Faye Jacques, Carol Neptune, Panayiotis Meleties, Paris Svoronos Logistics and Procedure that Ensure New York City’s Water Quality”

Nicole Yu, Paris Svoronos, Faye Jacques, Abeba Negatu and Panayiotis Meleties "Analysis of compositing samples of various sewage treatment plants at the Newtown Creek facility of New York's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Agency"

Mobolaji Giwa,  Paris Svoronos, Naji Yao, Faye Jacques and Panayiotis Meleties “Analysis of Water Samples at the Marine Science Department of New York’s Division of the Environmental Protection Agency at Ward’s Island”

Ricky Loh, Yuanyuan Wu, Elaine Lin and Andrew Nguyen “Chemokine Production in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases”

May Myat Moe, Mengjia Lin , Engred Vanegas , Nidhi Gadura, Kristen LaMagna and Daniel Maloney "Effect of various compounds on the prevention and degradation of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms"

Fathima Nazumudeeen, May Myat Moe, Valery Morris, Carmela Spatafora, Corrado Tringali, Susan Rotenborg “Effects of resveratrol analogs on cell proliferation and migration of mouse melanoma cells”

Tai Lildar and Luis Vargas " Reactivity of tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP): Synthesis of a bisphosphonic derivative of β-alanine"

Fathima Nazumudeen, Shelema Cox, Hendri Chauca, Jose Obando and Paris Svoronos, "Identification of Mycotoxin and Chemotherapeutics by FDA Northeast Region Laboratory"

Andrew Lee, Gilberto Constantinez, Mauro Mora and Dimitrios Kokkinos “Photonic Crystal Fiber Bending Loss Sensitivity for Design of Optical Fiber Sensors”

Moni Chauhan and Sébastien Delva “Preparation of Silver Nanoparticles Conjugated to Siloxane Gels”

Jaspreet Kaur and David M. Sarno “Partial Sulfonation of  Polyaniline Nanofibers by co-Polymerization: Effects of Monomer Ratio and Polymerization Initiator

Loren Condon and Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Synthesis and Property Investigation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube-Magnesium Nanoparticle Composites (SWNT-Mg)”

Marjorie Morales and Luis Vargas "Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)Phosphite (TMSP): Synthesis of the Bisphosphonic Acid of 3-(Trifluoromethyl) Phenyl Chloroformate"

Kevin Chavez and Luis Vargas "Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)Phosphite with Chloroformates Containing Electron Withdrawing Groups"

Donald Mitchell, F. Y. Moslimani and Julie Pigza “Synthesis of Oxyallyl Silanes and their Application as Homoenolate Equivalents”

Daniel LaFaurie and David M. Sarno Preparation of Poly(o-toluidine) as Highly Porous Micron-Scale Spheres”

Sonam Phuntsok and Derek Bruzewicz “Reversible Damage and Repair of Hydrophobic Self-Assembled Monolayers”

Nicole Zmich, Alicia Romeo, Masao Gohdo, Joshua Mukhlall, James Wishart, Sophie Suarez and Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Ionic Liquids for Super Capacitor Applications”

Sharon Ramati, Masao Gohdo, Cherry Santos, Edward Castner, Marie Thomas, James Wishart and Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Effects of Side Chain Branching on the Structure and Properties of Ionic Liquids”

Alicia Romeo, Joshua Mukhlall, Masao Gohdo, M. Berman, Robert Engel, Sophie Suarez, James F. Wishart and Sharon Lall-Ramnarine Synthesis and Characterization of Phosphorus Containing Ionic Liquids


The 43rd American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM), University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD, June 1 - 3, 2012.

Xiangying Wu and Derek Bruzewicz “Morphology of Soot Aerosol Particles by Scanning Electron Microscopy”

Sonam Phuntsok and Derek Bruzewicz “Reversible Damage and Repair of Hydrophobic Self-Assembled Monolayers”

James Kang, Prakash Prasad and Sasan Karimi   “Mechanism of Ring-Contraction Mechanism of 3H-1-Benzazepine to Quinoline”

Feroz Ali, Paris Svoronos, Faye Jacques, Carol Neptune, Panayiotis Meleties Ensuring New York City’s Water Quality: The Logistics and Procedure Learned from a DEP Summer Internship”

Mobolaji Giwa,  Paris Svoronos, Naji Yao, Faye Jacques and Panayiotis Meleties “Analysis of Water Samples at the Marine Science Department of New York’s Division of the Environmental Protection Agency at Ward’s Island”

Nicole Yu, Paris Svoronos, Faye Jacques, Abeba Negatu and Panayiotis Meleties "Analysis of compositing samples of various sewage treatment plants at the Newtown Creek facility of New York's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Agency"

Mengjia Lin, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos “Determination of Gallic Acid in Various Beverages using High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)”

Sandy Enriquez, May Myat Moe, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos Spectrophotometric Determination of the Total Amount of Antioxidants in Juice Beverages”

Kaungmyat San, May Myat Moe, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos
“Use of the Folin-Ciocalteau Method to Measure the Total Amounts of Antioxidants in Tea Samples”

Donald Mitchell and Julie Pigza “Synthesis of Oxyalyl Silanes and their Application as Homoenolate Equivalents”

Danielle Miceli, Bruce Montalbano, Joseph Iorio, Gobind Vaswani and Sasan Karimi “Analysis of Authentic vs. Imitation Perfumes”

Sébastien Delva and Moni Chauhan “Conjugating Silver Nanoparticle to the Siloxane Matrix”

Lena Najjarian and Luis Vargas "Reactivity of tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP): Synthesis of a bisphosphonic derivative of bicine"

Tai Limdar and Luis Vargas " Reactivity of tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP): Synthesis of a bisphosphonic derivative of β-alanine"

Jaspreet Kaur and David M. Sarno “Partial Sulfonation of  Polyaniline Nanofibers by co-Polymerization: Effects of Monomer Ratio and Polymerization Initiator

Daniel LaFaurie and David M. Sarno Preparation of Poly(o-toluidine) as Highly Porous Micron-Scale Spheres”

Kevin Chavez and Luis Vargas "Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)Phosphite with Chloroformates Containing Electron Withdrawing Groups"

Marjorie Morales and Luis Vargas "Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)Phosphite (TMSP): Synthesis of the Bisphosphonic Acid of 3-(Trifluoromethyl) Phenyl Chloroformate"

Clayton Hogan and John Regan “A Synthesis of the Fragrance Berryflor Using Only Polymer Supported Reagents”

Sharda Jagdeo and Jun H. Shin “Determination of Nickel Content of the US Nickel Coin by X-Ray Fluorescence and Visible Spectroscopy”

Suk Ju Ham, Rebecca Cho and Jun H. Shin “Application of a Laser Pointer to Determine the Refractive Index of Solid Compounds: Out-In Method”

Ji Hyun Lee, Rebecca Cho and Jun H. Shin “Refractive Index of Solid Compounds Measured by a Laser Pointer:  Extension Method”

Fathima Nazumudeen, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos "Use of a Microscale Freezing Point Technique to Determine the Ionization Constant of Carboxylic Acids"

Fathima Nazumudeen, Shelema Cox, Hendri Chauca, Jose Obando and Paris Svoronos, "Identification of Mycotoxin and Chemotherapeutics by FDA Northeast Region Laboratory"

Ricky Loh, Yuanyuan Wu, Elaine Lin and Andrew Nguyen “Chemokine Production in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases”

May Myat Moe, Mengjia Lin , Engred Vanegas , Nidhi Gadura, Kristen LaMagna and Daniel Maloney "Effect of various compounds on the prevention and degradation of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms"

Julia Boroday and Urszula Golebiewska "Expression of gamma-synuclein protein in cancer cells"

Jasodra Ramlall and Nidhi Gadura “Understanding the Mechanisms of Copper Induced, Lipid Peroxidation Mediated Cell Death in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae”

Janet Long and Nidhi Gadura “Effect Of Copper Surfaces On Endospore-Forming Bacteria B. Subtilis”

Phyo Thu and Nidhi Gadura “Comparison of copper mediated Toxicity in both Staphylococcus aureus Escherichia coli”

Kenya Joseph, Moni Chauhan and Mangala Tawde “Genomic Toxicity of Silver Nano Particles on Escherichia coli”

Fathima Nazumudeen, May Myat Moe, Valery Morris, Carmela Spatafora, Corrado Tringali, Susan Rotenborg “Effects of resveratrol analogs on cell proliferation and migration of mouse melanoma cells”

Robert Hong, T. Y. Kang and Nidhi Gadura “Impact of plasma membrane unsaturated fatty acid levels on copper surface mediated cell death in E.coli”

Andrew Lee, Gilberto Constantinez, Mauro Mora and Dimitrios Kokkinos “Photonic Crystal Fiber Bending Loss Sensitivity for Design of Optical Fiber Sensors”


The 60th Undergraduate Research Symposium of the American Chemical Society-NY Section, SUNY at Old Westbury, May 5, 2012.

Suk Ju Ham, Rebecca Cho and Jun H. Shin “Application of a Laser Pointer to Determine the Refractive Index of Solid Compounds: Out-In Method”

Rebecca Cho, Ji Hyun Lee and Jun H. Shin “Refractive Index of Solid Compounds Measured by a Laser Pointer:  Extension Method”

Mengjia Lin, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos “Quantitative Determination of Gallic Acid in Various Tea Beverages using HPLC”

Kaungmyat San, May Myat Moe, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos
“Use of the Folin-Ciocalteau Method to Measure the Total Amounts of Antioxidants in Tea Samples”

Sandy Enriquez, May Myat Moe, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos Spectrophotometric Determination of the Total Amount of Antioxidants in Juice Beverages”

Fathima Nazumudeen, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos Use of a Microscale Freezing Point Technique to Determine the Ionization Constant of Carboxylic Acids”

May Myat Moe, Fathima B. Nazumudeen, Valery Morris, Carmela Spatafora, Corrado Tringali and Susan A.Rotenberg “Effects of Resveratrol Analogs on Cell Proliferation and Migration of Mouse Melanoma Cells”

James Kang, Prakash Prasad and Sasan Karimi   “Mechanism of Ring-Contraction Mechanism of 3H-1-Benzazepine to Quinoline”

Danielle Miceli, Bruce Montalbano, Joseph Iorio, Gobind Vaswani and Sasan Karimi “Analysis of Authentic vs. Imitation Perfumes”

Nicole Zmich, Alicia Romeo, Sharon Lall-Ramnarine and Sophie Suarez “Ionic Liquids for Super Capacitor Applications”

Sharon Ramati, Sharon Lall-Ramnarine,  Masao Gohdo, Marie Thomas, James Wishart, Edward Castner and Cherry Santos “The Effects of Side Chain Branching on the Structure and Properties of Ionic Liquids”

Alicia Romeo, Sharon Lall-Ramnarine, Joshua Mukhlall, Robert Engel, Masao Gohdo and James F. Wishart Synthesis and Characterization of Phosphorus Containing Ionic Liquids

Xiangying Wu and Derek Bruzewicz “Morphology of Soot Aerosol Particles by Scanning Electron Microscopy”

Jaspreet Kaur and David M. Sarno “Synthesis and Characterization of Partially Sulfonated Polyaniline Nanofibers”

Loren Condon and Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “The Synthesis of Hafnium Oxide Coated Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”

Sébastien Delva and Moni Chauhan “Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles Embedded in Siloxane Matrix”

Donald Mitchell and Julie Pigza “Synthesis of Oxyallyl Silanes and their Application as Homoenolate Equivalents”

Clayton Hogan and John Regan “A Synthesis of the Fragrance Berryflor Using Only Polymer Supported Reagents”

Christopher Graham, Clayton Hogan and John Regan “The Physical Requirements Necessary for Optimum Performance of Insoluble Polystyrene-Bound Chemical Reagents vs. Dissolved Reagents”

Sonam Phuntsok and Derek Bruzewicz “Reversible Damage and Repair of Hydrophobic Self-Assembled Monolayers”

Daniel LaFaurie and David M. Sarno Methods to Prepare Various Morphologies of Poly(o-toluidine)”

Ricky Loh, Yuanyuan Wu, Elaine Lin and Andrew Nguyen Chemokine Production in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Janet Long and Nidhi Gadura “Effect Of Copper Surfaces on Endospore-Forming Bacteria B. Subtilis”


The 8th Annual QCC Honors Conference, QCC, NY, May 4, 2012.

Sandy Enriquez, May Myat Moe, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos Spectrophotometric Determination of the Total Amount of Antioxidants in Juice Beverages”

Feroz Ali, Paris Svoronos, Faye Jacques, Carol Neptune, Panayiotis Meleties Ensuring New York City’s Water Quality: The Logistics and Procedure Learned from a DEP Summer Internship”

 Mobolaji Giwa,  Paris Svoronos, Panayiotis Meleties, Naji Yao and Faye Jacques “Analysis of Water Samples at the Marine Science Department of New York’s Division of the Environmental Protection Agency at Ward’s Island”

Chyong-Yunn Chang and Jun H. Shin  “Cellular Respiration”

Jennifer Ofosu-Adade and Jun H. Shin Magnetic Resonance Imaging”

Grace (Eun) Kim and Jun H. Shin How to Clean Copper Pennies?”

Nalini Rajar-Bhim and Jun H. Shin “Diamond formation- The Brilliance of a Carbon Mineral and Its Uses”

Victoria Rj and Jun H. Shin Pearls: A Wonder of Jewelry”

Jennifer Khan and Jun H. Shin Cell Reproduction”

Nicole Yu, Faye Jacques, Abeba Negatu, Panayiotis Meleties, Paris Svoronos  “Analysis of Compositing Samples of Various Sewage Treatment Plants at the Newtown Creek Facility of New York’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Agency”

Haiyan (Erica) Zhang and Jun Shin, How to Get Chlorine?

Ricky Loh, Faye Jacques, Abeba Negatu, Panayiotis Meleties and Paris Svoronos “Abatement of Dry Weather Discharge by Shoreline Survey Team”

Kaungmyat San, May Myat Moe, Soraya Svoronos, Paris Svoronos and Pedro Irigoyen “Use of the Folin-Ciocalteau Method to Measure the Total Amounts of Antioxidants in Tea Samples”

Mengjia Lin, Soraya Svoronos, Paris Svoronos and Pedro Irigoyen “Determination of Gallic Acid in Teas and Other Beverages using High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)”

Fathima Nazumudeen, Pedro Irigoyen and Paris Svoronos Determination of the Ionization Constant of Carboxylic Acids Using Microscale Freezing Point DeterminationMeasurements”

May Myat Moe, Fathima Nazumudeen, Valery Morris, Carmela Spatafora, Corrado Tringali and Susan A.Rotenberg “Effects of Resveratrol Analogs on Cell Proliferation and Migration of Mouse Melanoma Cells”

Loren Condon and Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “The Synthesis of hafnium Oxide Coated Single-Walled Carbon nanotubes”

Christopher Graham, Clayton Hogan  and John Regan  “The Physical Requirements Necessary for Optimum Performance of Insoluble Polystyrene-Bound Chemical Reagents vs. Dissolved Reagents”

Clayton Hogan and John Regan “A Synthesis of the Fragrance Berryflor Using Only Polymer Supported Reagents”

Alicia Romeo, Joshua Mukhlall, Masao Gohdo, Mark Berman, Robert Engel, Sophia Suarez and Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Cyclic Phosphonium Ionic Liquids (IL)”

Nicole Zmich, Alicia Romeo, Masao Gohdo, Joshua Mukhlall, Sophie Suarez  and  Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Ionic Liquids for Super Capacitor Applications”

Daniel Andre Novoa and Sanjai Kumar “Synthesis and Characterization of Efficient Nek2 Substrates Employing Solid Phase Synthesis Procedures”

Bobby Baichulall and Moni Chauhan “The Element Oxygen”

Brian Blanchard and Moni Chauhan “Electrolytes”

Michael Carner and Moni Chauhan, “Applications and Explanation of Photovoltaic Cells”

Yuanyuan Chen and Moni Chauhan “Thermoregulation”

Yueting Chen and Moni Chauhan “The Technique for Radiocarbon-14 Dating”

Loren Condon and Moni Chauhan “Buffer Solutions in Blood”

Sébastien Delva and Moni Chauhan “Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Embedded in Siloxane Matrix”

Scott Glasser and Moni Chauhan “The Process of Nitrogen Fixation and the Nitrification of Ammonia”

Anyi Guan and Moni Chauhan “Potassium”

Min Lin and Moni Chauhan “Acid Rain”

Matthew Matzelle and Moni Chauhan “Catalysis and its Role in Environmental Protection”

Krishna Melepura and Moni Chauhan “Radiopharmaceuticals”

Roksana Rafiei and Moni Chauhan “Ulcer Disease”

Kaung Myat San and Moni Chauhan “Le Chatelier's Principle”

Parwinder Singh and Moni Chauhan “Chemistry under the Hood”

Elise Tafero and Moni Chauhan “De-acidification of Cellulose Material”

Tsering Yangzom and Moni Chauhan “Titration for Analyzing the Quality of Water”

Chao Zhu and Moni Chauhan “Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Saturated Fatty Acids”

Somtochukwu Egonu and Moni Chauhan “Chemical compounds that work with acne  treatment”

Jiwon Seo and Moni Chauhan “Biodegradable: to Use or Not to Use”

Silma Subah Rahman   and Moni Chauhan “Xanthines and their effect on the human body”

Rebecca Cho, Suk Ju Ham and Jun H. Shin “Application of a Laser Pointer to Determine the Refractive Index of Solid Compounds: Out-In Method”

James Kang, Prakash Prasad and Sasan Karimi   “Mechanism of Ring-Contraction Mechanism of 3H-1-Benzazepine to Quinoline”

Sharda Jagdeo and Jun H. Shin “Determination of Nickel Content of the US Nickel Coin by X-Ray Fluorescence and Visible Spectroscopy”

Jaspreet Kaur and David M. Sarno “Synthesis and Characterization of Partially Sulfonated Polyaniline Nanofibers”

Daniel LaFaurie and David M. Sarno Methods to Prepare Various  Morphologies of Poly(o-toluidine)”

Danielle Miceli, Bruce Montalbano, Joseph Iorio, Gobind Vaswani and Sasan Karimi “Analysis of Authentic vs. Imitation Perfumes”

Rebecca Cho, Ji Hyun Lee and Jun H. Shin “Refractive Index of Solid Compounds Measured by a Laser Pointer:  Extension Method”

Sonam Phuntsok and Derek Bruzewicz “Reversible Damage and Repair of Hydrophobic Self-Assembled Monolayers”

Xiangying Wu and Derek Bruzewicz “Morphology of Soot Aerosol Particles by Scanning Electron Microscopy”

Donald Mitchell and Julie Pigza “Synthesis of Oxyalyl Silanes and their Application as Homoenolate Equivalents”

Gilberto Constantinez, Andrew Lee, Leonardo Mora and Dimitrios Kokkinos “Photonic Crystal Fiber Bending Loss Sensitivity for Design of Optical Fiber Sensors”

Vanessa Almonte, Jacqueline Budds, Jennifer Perez, Yeshuo Fazilovand Sharon Ellerton “The Benefits of Service-Learning On Anatomy and Physiology Students”

Dianne Alexis Dula, Maria Villadiego, Boryana Baric, Raysean Mercer, Tobi Ane Hall, Pin Wang, Sharon Ellerton, Mangala Tawde, Andrew Nguyen, Gheorghe Proteasa,  Julian Stark and Michael Altimari “Enhancing A&P through Service-Learning”

Sheila Jean-Charles, Claudiane CadetSteven Chen, Tricia Griffith, Nicole  Wright and Sharon Ellerton “REACHing Students Through Academic Tutoring and Mentoring "

Anais Wong and Eugene Harris  “Nature Diversity in Urban Areas”

Chung Him Tse and Chong Jue  “Peer-Tutoring Students of Human Anatomy-Physiology I/II classes by conducting a laboratory review”

Boryana Baric and Mangala Tawde “Peer-Tutoring Students of Human Anatomy-Physiology I/II Classes by Conducting a Laboratory Review”

Junior Jones, Soraya Ricardo, James Trimbilla, Sharon Ellerton and Borsi Sorkin “PeerTutoring at the Service Learning Center: Our Experience”

Kenya Joseph and Mangala Tawde “Peer-Tutoring Students of Human Anatomy-Physiology I/II Classes by Conducting a Laboratory Review”

Narek Simonyan, Shunt Ovanosian and Regina Sullivan “The Effect of RAW-3 Cell Conditioned Medium on Human Breast Cancer Cells”

Elizabeth Franco, Paola Lozada and Regina Sullivan “Coenzyme CoQ10 Effects on the Respiratory Metabolism of Breast Cancer Cells”

Lena Najjarian, Bilquis G. Okunoye, Rosemarie De La Cruz “Effect of Natural Oils on Bacterial Growth of the Ear Sulcus”

Kenya Joseph, Moni Chauhan and Mangala Tawde “Genomic Toxicity of Silver Nano Particles on Escherichia coli”

Deandra Dacosta, Regina Sullivan and Dr. John  Regan “Effect of O-Acetyl L-Carnitine Hydrochloride on MDA-MB 231 cells”

Khrystia M.Gratia, Xunlong Yin and Regina Sullivan “Sex Differences and Organizational Effects of Androgen in Spinal Motor Nuclei”

Rick Loh, Andrew Nguyen and Monica Trujillo “Examining the Anti-inflammatory Properties of 17-Hydroxycyclooctatin Differences and Organizational Effects of Androgen in Spinal Motor Nuclei”

Anthony Almonte, Sebastian Gilo and Urszula Golebiewska, "Helytic cycle and lysogenic cycle”

Hanbi Choi, Tsering Yangzom and Urszula Golebiewska “Bacteriophage Evolution”

Hibba Ahmed, Aaron Rajkumar and Urszula Golebiewska “Bacteriophage Genome”

Xi Chen and Urszula Golebiewska “Bacteriophages as indicators of water quality”

Anthony Fernandez and Urszula Golebiewska “Significance of Bacteriophage Annotation”

Candice Henry, Marta Szyszka and Ursula Golebiewska “Introduction to Bacteriophage Phaux”

Shana Kay Henry-Grant, Zazil-xa Davis-Vazquez and Ursula Golebiewska “Beneficial Uses for Bacteriophages”

Daniel Andre Novoa and Ursula Golebiewska “Reasoning and Benefits of Bacteriophage Genome Annotation”

Mauro Ramos, Paola Lozada and Ursula Golebiewska “Host Range of Bacteriophages”

Ulugbek Razakov, Rawnok Rayeka and Ursula Golebiewska “Genome Annotation Using DNA Master”

Xiangying Wu, Yican Cao and Ursula Golebiewska Overview of viral genomic diversity”

Julia Boroday and Nidhi Gadura “Disruption of lacZ gene to identify recombinant DNA”

Peter Conaty and Nidhi Gadura “Gene Expression”

Deandra DaCosta , Nadia Mandat, Amira Sardar and Nidhi Gadura “Genetics of Addiction”

Deandra DaCosta and Nidhi Gadura “Using Southern Blotting Technique to identify Sickle Cell Trait”

Qingyao Ding, Michelle Lin, Manying Wang and Nidhi Gadura “Bacteria vs. Antibiotic Resistant”

Qingyao Ding and Nidhi Gadura Protein Extraction- GFP”

Veerendra Gaddam and Nidhi Gadura “Genetic Engineering”

Khrystia Gratia and Nidhi Gadura “GMO Investigation”

Qui Huang and Nidhi Gadura “Testing for Genetically Modified Organisms Things We Eat Every Day”

Mahe Kadiyam and Nidhi Gadura “DNA Fingerprinting”

James Kang and Nidhi Gadura “Utilization of ELISA”

Mengjia Lin and Nidhi Gadura “To Determine DNA Fingerprinting Using Alu Elements”

Janet Long and Nidhi Gadura Using the Southern Blotting Technique to Diagnose Individuals with Sickle Cell Anemia”

Janet Long and Nidhi Gadura “Effect Of Copper Surfaces On Endospore-Forming Bacteria B. Subtilis”

Karishma Miah and Nidhi Gadura “Programmed Ribosomal Frame-Shifting during mRNA Translation in HIV a Target for Potential Retroviral Drugs”

May Myat Moe and Nidhi Gadura “E.coli transformation and expression of pGLO”

Fatima Moslimani and Nidhi Gadura “Sickle Cell & Southern Blotting”

Ibrahim Moslimani and Nidhi Gadura “Detection of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s)”

Fathima B. Nazumudeen and Nidhi Gadura Western Blot “Fishing for Protein”

Deokmi Ok and Nidhi Gadura “Southern Blotting”

Stacy-Ann Robinson and Nidhi Gadura “Hydrophobic Interaction Chromatography as an Investigative Tool”

Robert Stiebert and Nidhi Gadura “ELISA: The Role of Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assays as an Immunodetection Procedure”

Robert Stiebert, Ricky Loh, Kenya Joseph, Leslie Jean Baptiste and Nidhi Gadura “Inference of Gene Function Utilizing Bioinformatics Based Annotation”

Suraj Allie and Peter Novick “Does the Genome of the Infectious Bacteria Kytococcus Sedentarius Contain Copper Resistance Genes?”

Man Ying Wong and Peter Novick “A Copper Resistant, Diarrhea Causing Bacterium”

Qingyao Ding and Peter Novick “Copper Resistance in Bacillus Tusciae”

Qui Huang and Peter Novick “Resistance in the Genome of Pseudomonas Fluorescens”

Leslie Jean-Baptiste and Peter Novick “Using IMG-ACT to Predict the Structure and Pathway of a Copper Resistant Protein”

Kenya Joseph and Peter Novick “Using Bioinformatics to Annotate Copper Resistance Genes in Halothiobacillus neapolitanus”

Mengjia Lin and Peter Novick “Characterizing the Copper Resistance Genes in M. aurantiaca using IMG-ACT”

May Myat Moe and Peter Novick “The Genomic Environment of R4 Transposable Elements in the Lizard Genome”

Fathima Nazumudeen and Peter Novick Evolution of the CR1 clade of LINE elements in the lizard genome”


Columbia Undergraduate Science Journal (CUSJ), Lerner Hall, Columbia University, April 8th, 2012.

Kevin Chavez, Luis Vargas Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)Phosphite with Chloroformates Containing Electron Withdrawing Groups”

Sonam Phuntsok, Derek Andrew Bruzewicz Damage and Repair of Hydrophobic Self-Assembled Monolayers”

Xiangying, Derek Andrew Bruzewicz “Morphology of Soot Aerosol Particles by Scanning Electron Microscopy”

Sasan Karimi, Prakash Prasad, James Kang Ring-contraction of 3H-1-benzazepine to quinoline”

Fathima Nazumudeen, May Myat Moe, Valery Morris, Carmela Spatafora, Corrado Tringali, Susan A. Rotenberg Effects of Resveratrol Analogs on Cell Proliferation and Migration of Mouse Melanoma Cells”

Jaspreet Kaur, David M. Sarno Synthesis and Characterization of Partially Sulfonated Polyaniline Nanofibers”

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May Myat Moe, Kaungmyat San, Sandy Enriquez, Soraya Svoronos, Paris Svoronos Use of the Folin-Ciocalteau Method to Measure the Total Amount of Antioxidants in Tea Samples and Other Beverages”

Michelle Lin, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen, Paris Svoronos Determination of Gallic Acid in Teas and Other Beverages using High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)”

Danielle Miceli, Pedro Irigoyen, Bruce Montalbano, Joseph Iorio, Tian Xu, Sasan Karimi Analysis of Authentic vs. Imitation Perfumes”

Fathima Nazumudeen, Paris Svoronos Determination of the Ionization Constant of Carboxylic Acids Using Microscale Freezing Point Determination Measurements”

Marjorie Morales, Luis Vargas Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)Phosphite (TMSP): Synthesis of the Bisphosphonic Acid of 3-(Trifluoromethyl) Phenyl Chloroformate”

Nicole Yu, Ricky Loh, Sonam Phuntsok, Faye Jacques, Paris Svoronos, Abeba Negatu, Jorge Villacis, Panayiotis Meleties Analysis of Compositing Samples of Various Sewage Treatment Plants at the Newtown Creek Facility of New York’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Agency & Abatement of Dry Weather Discharge by the Shoreline Survey Team”

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Ricky Loh, Andrew Nguyen Chemokine production in inflammatory bowel diseases”

Julia Boroday, Urszula Golebiewska Identifying Genes in Mycobacteriophages Genome”

Janet Long, Nidhi Gadura Effect of Copper Surfaces on Endospore-Forming Bacteria B. subtilis”

Jasodra Ramlall, Nidhi Gadura Understanding the mechanisms of Copper induced, Lipid peroxidation mediated cell death in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”

Phyo Thu, Nidhi Gadura Comparison of copper mediated Toxicity in both Staphylococcus aureus Escherichia coli”

Robert Hong, Nidhi Gadura Impact of plasma membrane unsaturated fatty acid levels on copper surface mediated cell death in E.coli”

Rebeca Osorio, John Buoncora Mobile Autonomous Robot Based on a Multicore Microcontroller with Parallel Processing”

Brian Park, John Buoncora Robotic Arm Controlled by a Microcontroller”