2016 International Scholar Research Exposition

2016 International Scholar Research Exposition 11th Annual International Scholar Research Exposition Opening Reception Bricker Hall November 18, 20...
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2016

International Scholar Research Exposition

11th Annual International Scholar Research Exposition Opening Reception Bricker Hall November 18, 2016 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Welcome and Remarks Gifty Ako-Adounvo

Assistant Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs The Ohio State University

Caroline Whitacre

Vice President for Research The Ohio State University

Michael V. Drake, MD President The Ohio State University

Presentation of Certificates Carina Hansen

Director, International Students and Scholars Office of International Affairs

Group Photo

International Scholar Research Exposition Edna Alfaro Home Country El Salvador Faculty Mentor Peter Piermarini Department Entomology Background BS, Food Sciences, Escuela Agricola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras; Contralor de Procesos in La Salud, Cooperativa Ganadera de Sonsonate de R. L. de C.V. Research Discovery of organic repellents and insecticides against the mosquito vector of Zika virus (Aedes aegypti)

Lourdes Delta Arrueta Home Country Bolivia Faculty Mentor Douglas Doohan Department Horticulture and Crop Science Background Escuela Agricola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras – Environmental and Socioeconomic Development Engineering Research The effect of Bordeaux mixture on soybean (Glycine max) injury due to simulated glyphosate drift

Gulnar Bayramoglu Barman Home Country Turkey Faculty Mentor Gulsah Akar Department City and Regional Planning Background BArch, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey; MSc, Urban Design, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey Research Analysis and Design Tool for Planners to Achieve Sustainable Transportation Outcomes

Randa Mamdouh Breikaa Home Country Egypt Faculty Mentor Ching-Shih Chen Department Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy Background BS, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; MS, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt Research HDAC1, a new role and a promising target for antifibrotic therapies

International Scholar Research Exposition Mauricio Bustamante Home Country Peru Faculty Mentor John Beacom Department Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics; Physics; Astronomy Background PhD, Physics, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany; MSc, Physics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru; BSc, Physics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru Research Searching for new physics in the flavor composition of high-energy astrophysical neutrinos

Hardy Zingalaoa Castada Home Country Philippines Faculty Mentor Macdonald Wick and Sheryl Barringer Department Food Science and Technology; Animal Sciences Background PhD, Food Science & Technology, The Ohio State University; MS, Chemistry, The Ohio State University; BS, Chemistry, University of the Philippines – Diliman Research Characterization of Lamb Flavor using Selected Ion Flow Tube-Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS)

Surinder Singh Chauhan Home Country India Faculty Mentor Eric England Department Animal Science Background PhD, Animal Science, The University of Melbourne, Australia; MVSC, Veterinary Physiology, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, Palampur, India; BVSC and AH, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, Palampur, India Research Elucidating the biochemical regulation during the transformation of muscle to meat

Nataliia Didenko Home Country Ukraine Faculty Mentor Rafiq Islam Department Soil, Water and Bioenergy Resources Background PhD, Institute of Water Problems and Land Reclamation, Kyiv, Ukraine; Scientific Researcher, Institute of Water Problems and Land Reclamation, Kyiv, Ukraine. Research Transferring Science-based Knowledge to Adopt Sustainable Agricultural Management Practices in Ukraine

International Scholar Research Exposition Laila Magid Salaheldin Farid Home Country Egypt Faculty Mentor Mohamed H. Abdel-Rahman Department Ophthalmology Background MBBCh, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; MSc, Pathology Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Assistant Lecturer, Pathology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt Research Genetic alterations in commonly utilized hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines: evidence of bias toward HBV background

Katherine Rose Hargreaves Home Country United Kingdom Faculty Mentor Matthew Sullivan Department Microbiology; Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering Background PhD, Microbiology, University of Leicester, Leicester, England; BSc, Biological Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, England Research Diversity and strain ecology of Clostridium difficile prophages

Zixun Hua Home Country China Faculty Mentor Lin Ding Department Teaching and Learning Background MS, Educational Technology, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China; PhD student, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China Research Improving teachers’ Information Communication Technology (ICT) pedagogical practices by infusing gesture-based technology (GBT) into classroom teaching

Bashirah Ibrahim Home Country Republic of Mauritius Faculty Mentor Lin Ding Department Teaching and Learning Background PhD and MSc, Physics Education, University of Cape Town, South Africa; BSc(Hons), Physics & BSc, Physics and Chemistry, University of Natal, South Africa. Research Scientific Reasoning – A Necessary Skill for Effective Scientific Practice

International Scholar Research Exposition Xinmei Jiang Home Country China Faculty Mentor Brian D. Joseph Department Linguistics Background Master of Literature, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Minzu University of China, Beijing, China; PhD student at Minzu University of China, Beijing, China Research Mongolian Language Teaching with Elementary and Secondary Education Institutes of Xinjiang

Keisuke Konno Home Country Japan Faculty Mentor Robert J. Burkholder Department ElectroScience Lab Background PhD, Electrical and Communications Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; Assistant Professor, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Research Novel Numerical Analysis Method for Large-Scale Periodic Antenna Arrays

Kathrin Krause Home Country Germany Faculty Mentor Amal O. Amer Department Microbial Infection and Immunity Background Diploma, Human Biology, University of Greifswald, Germany; PhD, Medical Microbiology, University of Greifswald, Germany Research Caspase-11 promotes autophagy during bacterial infection

Sarah Claire Laborde Home Country France Faculty Mentor Mark Moritz Department Anthropology Background PhD, Anthropology and Environmental Engineering, University of Western Australia, Australia; Diplome d’Ingenieur, BEng, MEng, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Geologie, France Research Studying interactions between human and natural processes in the Logone Floodplain of Cameroon

International Scholar Research Exposition Jayanta Layek Home Country India Faculty Mentor Rattan Lal Department Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Background PhD, Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India Research Land use model for sustainable production and climate resilience in Eastern Himalayas

Weiming Li Home Country China Faculty Mentor Shang-Tian Yang Department Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Background BS, Developmental Biology, Harbin Institute of Technology; BA, English, Harbin Institute of Technology; PhD student, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China Research Characterization and overexpression of iron hydrogenase Ethha_0031 in Ethanoligenens harbinense Yuan-3 for higher hydrogen production

Yue Li Home Country China Faculty Mentor Richard P. Dick Department School of Environment and Natural Resources Background MS, Ecology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China Research Nitrogen deposition shapes the composition and carbon utilization of a grassland soil microbial community in northern China

Yun Liu Home Country China Faculty Mentor Daniel C.K. Chow Department Moritz College of Law Background Doctor of Law, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China Research The Role of Technical Standards in the Modern Legal System

International Scholar Research Exposition Hideki Miyachi Home Country Japan Faculty Mentor Toshiharu Shinoka Department Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Heart Center, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Background MD, PhD, Cardiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan Research Transmural inflammatory cell migration in tissue engineered vascular graft promotes extracellular matrix formation more than host circulating inflammatory cell migration

Alaa Samir Abdelwakil Mohamed Montaser Home Country Egypt Faculty Mentor Daniel M. Prevedello Department Neurosurgery Background MBBCh, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; MCh, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Assistant Lecturer, Department of Neurosurgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt Research Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Clipping of Intracranial Aneurysms: An Anatomical Feasibility Study

International Scholar Research Exposition Asmita Murumkar Home Country India Faculty Mentor Michael Durand Department Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center Background PhD, Hydrology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India Research Assessing impacts of climate change on spatio-temporal variability of rainfall and temperature in the Logone River basin (Africa)

Yunjuan Nie Home Country China Faculty Mentor John Christman Department Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute Background PhD student, School of Pharmacy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; MS, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Research Critical Role of PKC-δ in Bleomycin-induced Pulmonary Fibrosis

International Scholar Research Exposition Caglar Senaras Home Country Turkey Faculty Mentor Metin Gurcan Department Biomedical Informatics Background Phd, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey - Information Systems; Senior R&D Engineer, HAVELSAN Inc. Research Automated Otoscopy to Diagnose Ear Pathology

Padhuk Gamaralalage Gayan Senavirathne Home Country Sri Lanka Faculty Mentor Richard Fishel Department Cancer Biology and Genetics Background PhD, Wayne State University, Michigan - Chemistry; Assistant Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Research Dynamic Unwrapping of Nucleosomes by HsRAD51 that Includes Sliding and Rotational Motion of Histone Octamers

Geok Chin Tan Home Country Malaysia Faculty Mentor Samir Kahwash Department Laboratory Medicine/ Anatomic Pathology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Background MBBS, Manipal University, India, Medicine; Pathology Degree, National University of Malaysia, Pathology; PhD, Imperial College London, England, MicroRNA Research Pseudothrombocytopenia Due to Platelet Clumping: A Case Report and Brief Review of Literature

Valentina Valentini Home Country Italy Faculty Mentor John P. Bruno Department Psychology Background PhD, University of Cagliari, Italy, Toxicology Assistant Professor, University of Cagliari, Italy Research Cortical-subcortical regulations of neurotransmission: implications for schizophrenia and the discovery of cognition-enhancing drugs

International Scholar Research Exposition Xiaowei Wang Home Country China Faculty Mentor Abdollah Shafieezadeh Department Civil, Environment and Geodetic Engineering Background MS, Bridge and Tunnel Engineering, Tongji University PhD student, Tongji University, Shanghai, China Research Fractional Order Intensity Measures for Seismic Response Estimation of Bridges in Liquefied and Laterally Spreading Ground

Lu Wang Home Country China Faculty Mentor David A. Nagib Department Chemistry and Biochemistry Background PhD, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry Research Anomeric Activation Strategy for Ketyl Radical Reactivity: Polarity-Reversed Coupling of Aliphatic Aldehydes and Alkynes

Linlin Yang Home Country China Faculty Mentor Terence Williams Department Radiation Oncology Background MD, Jena Friedrich University, Germany, Oncology Graduate Student, Guangzhou Southern Medical University Research LCL161, a SMAC mimetic, induces preferential radiosensitization in human papillomavirus negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma through induction of apoptosis

Honggang Yi Home Country China Faculty Mentor Jingzhen (Ginger) Yang Department Pediatrics Background PhD, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China Research Lifetime History of Traumatic Brain Injury and Current Disability among Ohio Adults

International Scholar Research Exposition Hui Zhang Home Country China Faculty Mentor Bharat Bhushan Department Nanoprobe Lab for Bio/Nanotechnology and Biomimetics Background MS, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China; PhD candidate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China Research Evolutionary Kinetic Monte Carlo method for the simulation of anisotropic etching of Z-cut quartz

Xin Zhuang Home Country China Faculty Mentor Christopher A. Reed Department History Background MA, Chinese Academic of Social Science, Literature Theory Research Written Empire: Reports of colonial knowledge of English newspapers and periodicals in Late Qing China

Supported by the Office of Research and the Office of International Affairs. The International Scholar Research Exposition is a showcase of some world-class research undertaken by the more than 1,600 international visiting scholars at The Ohio State University. Special thanks to Larry Williamson, curator of the arts exhibits in Bricker Hall.

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