Summer 2018 Undergraduate Research Intern Final Presentations and Farewell!

Summer 2018 Undergraduate Research Intern Final Presentations and Farewell!

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

On Thursday, August 9th, the BRI summer 2018 undergraduate research interns presented their final projects in Carrie Hall to a large crowd of their peers, mentors, PIs, and other research staff. Julie Glowacki, PhD, served as the event’s emcee, as well as one of the host labs for the program. The interns described the research projects they worked on during the summer, highlighting the methods they used and the progress they made, as well as what they learned from their mentors and the undergraduate program as a whole. Dr. Glowacki sent them off with well wishes for all of their future endeavors, urging them to keep in mind the lasting connections and friendships they established throughout their time at the Brigham.

Final Presentations:

Andrew Bolze, Ozaki Lab; The Effects of Pre-Operative Protein Restriction on the Human Gut Microbiome

Kenneth Han, Giatsidis Lab; Biophysical Wound Therapies: Exploiting “Sensing” to Induce Repair

Amelia Joyce, Feinberg Lab; The Story of CARMN (a long non-coding RNA in CV disease

Patrick Nian, Glowacki Lab; Effects of Vitamin D on the Expression of Cathelicidin/LL-37 in Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells (hMSCs)

Hammad Sadiq, Neppl Lab; Identification of a Novel Protein Complex Comprised of the Spliceosome and the PRC2 Complex

Simran Sahni, Costenbader Lab; Effects of Fish Oil Supplementation on Production of Specialized Pro-Resolving Lipid Mediators in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Elena Silverstein, Sinha Lab; Skeletal Muscle Specific Loss of ARNT Impairs Regeneration

David Zhao, Tavakkoli and Sheu Lab; Investigating the Effect of Sleeve Gastrectomy on Adipose Inflammation