student research day WINNERS 2013
GRAND PRIZE - HIGHEST OVERALL SCORE (Ph.D. student)
Fredrick Harris. "Elucidating the role of Acyl-coenzyme A binding protein in lung
School of Graduate Studies and Research, Master of Science in Public Health Program
Xinling Liu. "The predictive value of move questionnaire items on veterans' initial
success with weight loss."
Chondraah Holmes. "HPV vaccine and cervical cancer screening recommendations among
community healthcare providers in Tennessee."
Shoteria Pearson. "Examining the behaviors that put heterosexual identifying African-American
men at risk for HIV."
School of Dentistry
Ciera Scales. "The effect of MSX-1 and MSX-2 concentrations in the orthodontic treatment
of diabetic patients: a systematic review."
Carol Nixon. "The Dental Field Trip: a community outreach program-enhancing dental
Irwine Sainvil. "Readability of informed consent documents for limited literacy of
School of Medicine
Tulani Washington-Plaskett. "Race differences in the age at diagnosis of cardiovascular
Jay-Sheree Allen. "The interest an urban hospital has in 15-24 year old populations
receiving testing for sexually transmitted infections (Chlamydia, gonorrhea and human
Wesley Peace. "Ethnic differences in chronic kidney disease prevalence and impact
on heart failure outcomes."
Babatunde Akinpelu. "Determining the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of brain arterio-venous
malformation using a novel mice model."
Monica Buckner. "Discovering the correlation between alopecia areata and eczema using
proscope HR imaging."
Angela Chapman. "Prevalence of overweight and obesity among minority children at Nashville
Tamera Means. "Determining whether a person's race, age or gender affects how they
view the protect III study and exemption from informed consent."
School of Graduate Studies and Research, Ph.D. Program, 1st and 2nd Year Students
Jessica Sutton. "The role of host vesicular transport machinery in HIV-1 particle
assembly and release."
Judith Rosena. "Elucidatin the developmental progression of idiopathic generalized
epilepsy in two genetic mouse models."
Joseph Smith. "Roles of OXA1 on the assembly of cytochrome oxidase complex and on
the stability of mitochondrial transcripts in Trypanosoma brucei."
School of Graduate Studies and Research, Ph.D. Program, Advanced Students
Andrea Flores. "Method for measuring degradation of the transcription factor NRF2
at the single level."
Ballington Kinlock. "Transmission of HIV-1 across the mucosal vaginal epithelial layer
utilizes the RAB-11 dependent recycling endosomal pathway and can be influenced by
the sex hormone progesterone."
Ashley North. "Mechanism of manganese induced inhibition of glutamate transporter
Pamela D. Thompson. "Alpha 2-Heremans-Schmid glycoprotein (AHSG) promotoes migration
in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSC) cell lines."
LaKeisha Tillery. "Protease activated receptor-3 signals independent of protease-activated
receptor-1 to regulate endothelial nitric oxide synthase in human endothelial cells."
Leah Banks. "Protective effect of olive oil against Benzo(A)Pyrene (BAP)-induced colon
tumor development in APCmin mice."
Treniqka Walters. "Sumo binding sites in NRF2."