Our annual Symposium took place on Sunday April 20, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm in Lerner Party Space.
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS CAMPUS
Through the Symposium, the Columbia Undergraduate Science Journal aims to establish a forum for the display of outstanding undergraduate research to be viewed by faculty and students of pre-eminent Northeastern region research institutions.
If you have any questions, please contact the CUSJ at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Poster Presentations:
Matthew Trendowski and Thomas P. Fondy, Syracuse University The Promise of Sonodynamic Therapy: Using Ultrasonic Irradiation and Chemotherapeutic Agents as a Treatment Modality
Naureen Ghani and Rafael Yuste, Columbia University Classification of Neocortical Neurons using Unsupervised Learning Methods
Kristof Toth, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; Shalene Sankhagowit and Noah Malmstadt, University of Southern California Oxidation Induced Giant Unilamellar Vesicle Formation during Electroformation
Ajay Kashi, Watchung Hills Regional High School and Rutgers University; Kevin Chen, Watchung Hills Regional High School and Johns Hopkins University Characterization of Microwave Plasma in Chemical Vapor Deposition
Yiran Chen, Queensborough Community College; Amin Emrani, NY Center for Autonomous Solar Power (CASP); Charles R. Westgate, State University of New York at Binghamton Optimizing AZO characteristics by changing deposition parameters
Hyo Jung Shin, Moses Stephen, Eun Jung Shin, German Patino, Queensborough Community College; Jorge Villacis and Faye Jacques, NYC-DEP Wastewater Treatment Plant; Panayiotis Meleties, York College; Paris D. Svoronos, Queensborough Community College New York City’s Waste Water and Sewage Treatment by the Environmental Protection Agency
Edwin Garcia and John Buoncora, Queensborough Community College Mobile Autonomous Robot based on a Raspberry Pi Board
Brian Um, Queensborough Community College; Dr. Keeshan Williams and Michael Iorsh, Food and Drug Administration; Paris D. Svoronos, Queensborough Community College The Use of the QuEChERS Approach in the Extraction of Pesticides from Imported Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Yueli Chen, Nicole Yu, Heera Choe, CUNY Queensborough Community College; Steve Greenbaum, CUNY Hunter College; Paul Sideris, CUNY Queensborough Community College Synthesis and Characterization of Li7-xLa3Zr2-xTaxO12 (0≤x≤1) Lithium Ion Conductors
Yueting Chen and Kyle Toles, Stony Brook University; Paris Svoronos, Queensborough Community College; Yasuno Iwasaki and J. Peter Gergen, Stony Brook University Slp1 is a key component controlling early cardiogenesis in Drosophila
P M Rajebhosale, L W Role, and D A Talmage, Stony Brook University “Neuregulating” Transcription: Effects of Neuregulin 1 Type III Back-Signaling on the Expression of α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors (α7nAChR)
Moses Stephen and David M. Sarno, Queensborough Community College Porous Microspheres of Poly(o-toluidine): Understanding Sphere Formation and Improving Dispersibility
Weiwu Li and Nidhi Gadura, Queensborough Community College Screening the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genomic library for genes involved in copper induced cell death
Andrew R Perez, Landen Kwan, and Kee Park, Queensborough Community College Hydrogen Fuel Cell Catalyst
Sandy Enriquez, Soraya Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen, and Paris Svoronos, Queensborough Community College The Determination of Gallic Acid present in Juice and Tea Beverages using High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Ugur Sezer, Xiangying Wu, and Derek A. Bruzewicz, Queensborough Community College Chemical Aging of Soot Nanoparticles Changes Their Morphology and Interaction with Light
Daysi Proano, Miryam Peralta, and Paris Svoronos, Queensborough Community College; Faye Jacques, Jorge Villacis, and Carol Troy, NYC-DEP Wastewater Treatment Plant; Panayiotis Meleties, York College Controlling the Industrial Heavy Metal Pollutants’ Discharge into New York City’s Wastewater through the Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP) of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (NYC-DEP)
Miryam Peralta, Daysi Proano, Sandy Enriquez, Paris Svoronos, Pedro Irigoyen, and Soraya Svoronos, Queensborough Community College Microspectrophotometric Determination of the Total Amount of Antioxidants in Juice Beverages by the Folin Ciocalteau Method
Junghoon Kim, Masayuki Sakamoto, Yeonsook Shin, and Rafael Yuste, Columbia University Dampening of Back-Propagating Action Potentials in Dendritic Spines Quantified via Voltage Imaging
Christine Wang, Benjamin Amendolara, Thanassis Dovas, and Peter Canoll, Columbia University Effects of fasudil on glioma cells
Eun Jung Shin, Jihyun Lee, and Jun H. Shin, Queensborough Community College Temperature Dependence of Refractive Index of Water and Alcohol Compounds Determined by a Laser Pointer: Simple and Cost Effective System
Esther J. Shin, Roslyn High School; Ruth Kim, University of California at Berkeley; Jun H. Shin, Queensborough Community College The Refractive Index of Solid Ionic Compound Measured by the Zoom-In Method and the Extension Method
The Columbia Undergraduate Research Symposium is sponsored by Columbia University.