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JCSU Student Researchers 2013

Congratulations to the student researchers who were recognized during the Grantsmanship recognition ceremony!

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Allen Johnson Dr. Hang Chen
Dr. Lijuan Cao
Emergency Management Systems Emergency Hazard Analysis using ArcGIS State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (November 16, 2013), Charlotte, NC
National Conference on Undergraduate Research (April 3-5, 2014), Lexington, KY

DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM)

HBCU-UP

Andrew Alexander

Dr. Alexa Rosypal

Survey of antibodies to Leishmania spp. in dogs from Pennsylvania and Tennessee

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, accepted 2013, in press

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

HBCU-UP

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Brandon McMurrray

Dr. Hang Chen
Dr. Lijuan Cao

Emergency Management and Relief using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (November 16, 2013), Charlotte, NC

Carolinas Women in Computing conference (February 7-8, 2014), Mt. Pleasant, SC

DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM)

Chris Kohn

Dr. Ayanna Howard*

Computerized User Robotics Game for Cerebral Palsy

Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS)

HBCU-UP

Christopher Cornwall

Dr. Ruth Green
Dr. Anita Bledsoe-Gardner
Dr. Tom Priest

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

Smith Institute News

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Clayton Gordon

Dr. Ruth Green
Dr. Anita Bledsoe-Gardner
Dr. Tom Priest

Dr. John Grafenstette*

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

FRED (A Framework for Reconstructing Epidemiological dynamics) Mobile Website

Smith Institute News

Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS)

Smith Institute for Applied Research

National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Clement Bowman

Dr. Tim Champion

Wild type and sickled Hemoglobin show different Quantitative Flexibility-Stability Relationships (QFSR) in the minimal Distance Constraint Model (mDCM)

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Nashville, TN, November 15, 2013

HBCU-UP

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Daniel Herrera

Dr. Ruth Green
Dr. Anita Bledsoe-Gardner
Dr. Tom Priest

Parental Engagement Initiative

4th Annual Smith Institute Invitational Symposium: Parental Engagement for the 21st Century

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Daniel Villanueva

Dr. James Ashe

Modeling the Thompson Problem with Circle Packings

Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS)

National Science Foundation

Danielle Harris

Dr. Barbara Erickson*

Using Gangnam Style to Teach Computing Concepts

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

HBCU-UP

Darrica Byrd

Dr. Alexa Rosypal

Investigation of Toxoplasma gondii and Sarcocystis parasites in raptors from North Carolina

Survey of antibodies to Leishmania spp. in dogs from Pennsylvania and Tennessee

13th Annual Distinguished Scholar Seminar Day, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, November 2013

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, accepted 2013, in press

HBCU-UP

Smith Institute for Applied Research

David Best

Dr. Victor Romano

The Evaluation of Health Coaching Intervention Within an HBCU

Forthcoming

Smith Institute for Applied Research

David Martinez

Professor Awatif Amin

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

Poster Publication; 4th Annual Smith Institute Invitational Symposium: Parental Engagement for the 21st Century

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Dayna Blake

Dr. Alexa Rosypal

Dr. David Sullivan*

Survey of gastrointestinal parasites in reptiles from a science museum in North Carolina.

Impact of Scribes on emergency Physicians Efficacy in the Emergency Department

13th Annual Distinguished Scholar Seminar Day, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, November 2013

Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS)

HBCU-UP

Deeanna Barker

Dr. Ruth L. Greene

Alcohol Prevention 101: A computer and Peer Based  Alcohol Prevention Program

Lonnie E Mitchell HBCU Behavioral Health Policy Academy, Charlotte, NC, April 2013

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Erick Velazquillo

Dr. Victor Romano

Dr. Indu Gopal
Dr. Victor Romano

The Evaluation of Health Coaching Intervention Within an HBCU

Blueberries: Exciting Research Relevant to You (BERRY) Study

Forthcoming

Smith Institute for Applied Research

UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute

Evanne Lewis-Jean

Professor Yvette Russell
Professor Maureen Leary

Payday Lending: Financial Resource or Predatory in Nature?

Forthcoming

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU)

Evonda Davis

Dr. Indhu Gopal
Dr. BerNadette Lawson- Williams

Effects of Exercise Modalities on Physiological and Psychological Variables

8th Annual International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences, June 2012.

Proposal submitted to be published in The NCAAHPERD Journal, Fall 2012.

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Gayon Watson

Dr. Victor Romano

Dr. Victor Romano

Dr. Victor Romano
Jennifer Lee

Seed-to-Feed: A Youth Sustainability Food Pilot Program

The Evaluation of Health Coaching Intervention Within an HBCU

Seed-to-Feed: A 16-Week Sustainability Food Program for Youth

Romano, V., Butler, K, Watson G. (2013). Seed-to-Feed: A Youth Sustainability Food Pilot Program. Presented at International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain.

Forthcoming

Forthcoming

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Aetna Foundation

George Bullock

Dr. Bryan Patterson

Developing Leadership Competencies and Employability Readiness of Undergraduate Students

Forthcoming

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU)

Horane Holgate

Dr. Ruth L. Greene

Alcohol Prevention 101: A computer and Peer Based  Alcohol Prevention Program

Lonnie E Mitchell HBCU Behavioral Health Policy Academy, Charlotte, NC, April 2013

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

I’Yanna Dye

Dr. Bryan Patterson

Developing Leadership Competencies and Employability Readiness of Undergraduate Students

Forthcoming

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU)

Imani Scott

Dr. Victor Romano

Dr. Victor Romano
Dr. Indu Gopal

The Effects of Kinesio Taping on Accuracy and Fatigue in Collegiate Athletes

Study of Cardiorespiratory Response and Exercise Modality Treadmill vs. the Krankcycle in Adults

Forthcoming

Kinesio Taping International Association

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Jamar Robinson

Dr. Ruth Green
Dr. Anita Bledsoe-Gardner
Dr. Tom Priest

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

Smith Institute News

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Jamaris Burns

Dr. Tim Champion

Wild type and sickled Hemoglobin show different Quantitative Flexibility-Stability Relationships (QFSR) in the minimal Distance Constraint Model (mDCM)

Corresponding Mutations Do Not Lead to Corresponding Responses: Comparing Melting Point Changes within Mutations to Human and Hen Egg White Lysozyme

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Nashville, TN, November 15, 2013

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Nashville, TN, November 14, 2013

HBCU-UP
Smith Institute for Applied Research

Jessica Chapman

Dr. Antonia Mead

There is no “I” in pregnancy:  Peers educating peers about preconception health

The Health Educator Spring 2013

Office of Minority Health

Jheanelle Linton

Dr. Hang Chen
Dr. Lijuan Cao

Dr. Ruth Green

Emergency Management and Relief using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (November 16, 2013), Charlotte, NC

Carolinas Women in Computing conference (February 7-8, 2014), Mt. Pleasant, SC

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (April 3-5, 2014), Lexington, KY

4th Annual Smith Institute Invitational Symposium: Parental Engagement for the 21st Century

DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM)

Smith Institute for Applied Research

HBCU-UP

Jimmy Joyner

Dr. Victor Romano

The Effects of Kinesio Taping on Accuracy and Fatigue in Collegiate Athletes

Currently Underway

Kinesio Taping International

Jose Gutierrez

Professor Awatif Amin

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

Poster Publication; 4th Annual Invitation Symposium

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Joseph Brown

Hang Chen
Lijuan Cao

Emergency Management and Relief using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (November 16, 2013), Charlotte, NC

Carolinas Women in Computing conference (February 7-8, 2014), Mt. Pleasant, SC

DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM)

Kalene Dunlap

Dr. Antonia Mead

Preconception Peer Education Mini Award

Forthcoming

Office of Minority Health

Kalessa Grisby

Dr. Ruth L. Greene

Alcohol Prevention 101: A computer and Peer Based  Alcohol Prevention Program

Lonnie E Mitchell HBCU Behavioral Health Policy Academy, Charlotte, NC, April 2013

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Kamauri Whitmore

Dr. Marsha Walker

It Still Takes a Village:  An International Perspective on the Northwest Corridor

Will present March 20-22, 2014, at the 9th Annual Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education at Missouri Western University, St. Joseph’s, MO. 

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU)

Karla Mendoza

Dr. Emily Moorefield/Dr. Chris Dekaney/Dr. Kay Lund*

Professor Awatif Amin

Aging-associated Intestinal Epithelial Cell Apoptosis and Paneth Cell Expansion

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS)

Smith Institute News

HBCU-UP
Smith Institute for Applied Research

Kevon Scott

Dr. Hang Chen
Dr. Lijuan Cao

Dr. Ruth Green

Emergency Management and Relief using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (November 16, 2013), Charlotte, NC

Carolinas Women in Computing conference (February 7-8, 2014), Mt. Pleasant, SC

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (April 3-5, 2014), Lexington, KY

4th Annual Smith Institute Invitational Symposium: Parental Engagement for the 21st Century

DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM)

HBCU-UP

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Kiera Matthews

Dr. Alison Criss/Dr. Linda Columbus*

Determining Affinity of CEACAM-specific Antibody with CEACAM3

Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS)

National Science Foundation

Kimani Clark

Dr. Antonio Henley

The importance of Support in the High School and College Persistence of African American Males at Johnson C. Smith University.

Forthcoming

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU)

Lewis McKeliver

Dr. Marsha Walker

It Still Takes a Village:  An International Perspective on the Northwest Corridor

Will present March 20-22, 2014, at the 9th Annual Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education at Missouri Western University, St. Joseph’s, MO. 

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU)

Mia Greer

Dr. Hang Chen
Dr. Lijuan Cao

Emergency Management and Relief using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (November 16, 2013), Charlotte, NC

Carolinas Women in Computing conference (February 7-8, 2014), Mt. Pleasant, SC

DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM)

Michael Gibbs

Dr. Hang Chen
Dr. Lijuan Cao

Emergency Management Systems Emergency Hazard Analysis using ArcGIS

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (November 16, 2013), Charlotte, NC

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (April 3-5, 2014), Lexington, KY

DHS Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM)

HBCU-UP

Naffene Briscoe

Dr. Victor Romano

Dr. Victor Romano

Dr. Karen Butler

Dr. Victor Romano

A Multidimensional Study of Wellness on the Student Population at Johnson C. Smith University

A Multidimensional Study of Wellness within a University Setting

Implementation of 6-Week Training Program to Increase Bat Swing Speed in Collegiate Softball Players Using the TRX Training System

Briscoe, N., Cunningham, S. (2013). A Multidimensional Study of Wellness on the Student Population at Johnson C. Smith University. Presented atNorth Carolina Chapter Society for Public Health Education Midyear Meeting, Burlington, NC.

Romano, V., Butler, K., Briscoe, N., Cunningham, S.(2013). A Multidimensional Study of Wellness within a University Setting. Presented at American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition, Charlotte, NC.

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Omar Cossio

Dr. Philip Otienoburu

Comparative Analysis of Bascillus Thuringiensis Serovar Israelensis (Bti) and Bascillus sphaericus (BS) against Culex spp. Larvae in Laboratory and Field Assays.

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

HBCU-UP

Oshauna Morgan

Dr. Ruth Green
Dr. Anita Bledsoe-Gardner
Dr. Tom Priest

 

Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor; Parental Engagement Initiative

The role of the “G” Subunit of ATP Synthase in Nebenkern Structure of Drosophila Melanogaster Spermatogenesis

Smith Institute News

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Smith Institute for Applied Research

HBCU-UP

Davidson Research Initiative

Philip Henry

Professor Awatif Amin

Digging Deep into the Soul of the Northwest Corridor: Predictive Factors for Parental Engagement in a Natural Setting within Charlotte, NC Northwest Corridor

Poster Publication; 4th Annual Smith Institute Invitational Symposium: Parental Engagement for the 21st Century

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Randale Watson

Professor Awatif Amin

Digging Deep into the Soul of the Northwest Corridor

Smith Institute Publication

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Reatna Taylor

Dr. Jeff Campbell

A New General and Practical Method for the Deprotection

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

HBCU-UP

Regina Jones

Dr. Tim Champion

Wild type and sickled Hemoglobin show different Quantitative Flexibility-Stability Relationships (QFSR) in the minimal Distance Constraint Model (mDCM)

Corresponding Mutations Do Not Lead to Corresponding Responses: Comparing Melting Point Changes within Mutations to Human and Hen Egg White Lysozyme

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Nashville, TN, November 15, 2013

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Nashville, TN, November 14, 2013

HBCU-UP
Smith Institute for Applied Research

Robert Johnson

Dr. Deborah Diz*

The Flourescence of Nanoparticles for Potential Medical Imaging

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

HBCU-UP

Samuel Epps

Dr. Alexa Rosypal

Serological survey of dogs from Egypt for antibodies to Leishmania spp.

Journal of Parasitology. 2013

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Sana-Kay Whyte

Dr. Richelle Hemendinger*

Effect of Toxins on Intracellular Localization of Tdp-43 and Other Proteins Found in ALS-related protein Aggregates in Nsc-34d Cells

Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS)

HBCU-UP

Sasha-Gay Cunningham

Dr. Victor Romano

Dr. Victor Romano
Dr. Renee Williams

Kathryn Hanes-Romano


Dr. Victor Romano
Dr. Karen Butler

A Multidimensional Study of Wellness on the Student Population at Johnson C. Smith University

The Effects of Kinesio Taping on Overuse Injuries of the Lower Extremities in Collegiate Athletes

A Multidimensional Study of Wellness within a University Setting

North Carolina Chapter Society for Public Health Education Midyear Meeting, Burlington, NC.

Kinesio Taping International Association Annual Research Symposium, Stanford, CA.

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition, Charlotte, NC.

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Kinesio Taping International Association

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Shaketa Jones

Dr. Ruth L. Greene

Alcohol Prevention 101: A computer and Peer Based  Alcohol Prevention Program

Lonnie E Mitchell HBCU Behavioral Health Policy Academy, Charlotte, NC, April 2013

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Shaketa Jones

Dr. Tim Champion

 

Hen Egg White Lysozyme Mutation effects on Melting Temperature Differ from those of Human c-type Lysozyme

Wild type and sickled Hemoglobin show different Quantitative Flexibility-Stability Relationships (QFSR) in the minimal Distance Constraint Model (mDCM)

Corresponding Mutations Do Not Lead to Corresponding Responses: Comparing Melting Point Changes within Mutations to Human and Hen Egg White Lysozyme

Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS)

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Nashville, TN, November 15, 2013

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Nashville, TN, November 14, 2013

National Science Foundation
Smith Institute for Applied Research

HBCU-UP
Smith Institute for Applied Research

Shanae Bowman

Dr. Alexa Rosypal

Serological survey of dogs from Egypt for antibodies to Leishmania spp.

Antibodies to visceral leishmaniasis in dogs from Egypt.

Journal of Parasitology. 2013

Emerging Researchers Network annual conference in STEM, February 2013

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Shaquese Bradley

Dr. Antonio Henley

The importance of Support in the High School and College Persistence of African American Males at Johnson C. Smith University.

Forthcoming

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU)

Shawna Barnes

Dr. Antonia Mead
Dr. Rennae Williams

Utilizing the arts to spread the message about infant mortality

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) Charlotte, NC April 2014

Office of Minority Health

Teyonna Gore

Dr. Victor Romano

Seed-to-Feed: A Youth Sustainability Food Pilot Program

Romano, V., Butler, K, Watson G. (2013). Seed-to-Feed: A Youth Sustainability Food Pilot Program. Presented at International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain.

Smith Institute for Applied Research

Veronica Stansberry

Dr. Ruth L. Greene

Alcohol Prevention 101: A computer and Peer Based  Alcohol Prevention Program

Lonnie E Mitchell HBCU Behavioral Health Policy Academy, Charlotte, NC, April 2013

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Zanier Fuller

Dr. Vanessa Figgers

What’s ‘APPening?  A Critical Review of Math Apps on Selected Tablet: Microsoft Surface Pro

National Council for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Conference 2014

April 3 -5 at the University of KY

HBCU-UP

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