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Fourteenth Annual Grant Winners 2013-2014

1. Title: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Nups: Understanding what is Bugging Patients.

Dean:
Anthony Silvagni (HPD-OST)

Faculty and Students:
Paula Waziry, Ph.D. (HPD-OST)
Nancy Klimas, M.D. (HPD-OST)
Dylan Dimesh (FAR)


2. Title: Nutrient levels and biological communities in a Florida Stormwater Treatment Area

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Christopher Blanar, Ph.D. (FAR)
Paul Baldauf, Ph.D. (FAR)
Paul Arena, Ph.D. (FAR)
J. Matt Hoch, Ph.D. (FAR)
Jay Petalio (FAR)
Shaunn Rabinovitch (FAR)


3. Title: Impact of Frequent Interruption on Nurse Performance, Satisfaction and Cognition

Dean:
Marcella Rutherford, Ph.D, MBA, MS (HPD-NUR)

Faculty and Students:
Kristi Campoe, MSN, CMSRN, RN (HPD-NUR)
Robert Wagner, MMSc, AA-C, RRT (HPD-HCS)


4. Title: Particulate matter as a driver of antibiotic resistance.

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Robert Smith, Ph.D. (FAR)
Song Gao, Ph.D. (FAR)
Divya Pandya(FAR)
Arti Patel (FAR)


5. Title: Hypothetical Gene Characterization in Marine Microbe Roseobacter denitrificans

Dean:
Richard Dodge, Ph.D. (OSC)
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Jose Lopez, Ph.D. (OSC)
Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. (FAR)
Shira Jaye Anteby, B.S. (OSC)


6. Title: Examining Factors that Regulate Neurogenesis in the Adult Mayan Cichlid Brain

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
James Munoz, Ph.D. (FAR)
Ahmed Ali (FAR)
Jonathan P. Romanes (FAR


7. Title: Development of Novel Potent Yet Safer Anti-inflammatory Steroids

Dean:
Andres Malave, Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Lisa Deziel-Evans, Pharm.D.,Ph.D.,BCPS,FASHP (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Hugh M. McLean, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Michelle Clark, Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Dhanush Haspula, B.S. (HPD-PHR)


8. Title: Biotin-triggered delivery of a thrombolytic drug for potential stroke therapy

Dean:
Andres Malave, Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Lisa Deziel-Evans, Pharm.D.,Ph.D.,BCPS,FASHP (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Young Kwon, Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Muhamman Sultan, B.S. (HPD-PHR)
Wael Mahdi, B.S. (HPD-PHR)


9. Title: Molecular Interactions Between Angiotensin II and Endocannabinoid Receptors

Dean:
Lisa Deziel-Evans, Pharm.D.,Ph.D.,BCPS,FASHP (HPD-PHR)
Robert Uchin, D.D.S. (HPD-DEN)

Faculty and Students:
Michelle A. Clark, Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Umadevi Kandalam, Ph.D. (HPD-DEN)
Dhanuash Haspula, BS (HPD-PHR)


10. Title: Gonadal histology and fecundity of coastal pelagic and mesopelagic fishes.

Dean:
Richard Dodge, Ph.D. (OSC)

Faculty and Students:
David Kerstetter Ph.D. (OSC)
Patricia Blackwelder, Ph.D. (OSC)
Sonia Ahrabi-Nejad, B.S. (OSC)
D. Abigail Renegar, M.S.(OSC)


11. Title: A Catalog of Edge-On Spiral Galaxies and their 3-D Structure

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Stefan J. Kautsch, Ph.D. (FAR)
Chau Phung (FAR)


12. Title: Formulation and Diffusion of Epinephrine's Prodrug for Anaphylaxis Treatment

Dean:
Lisa Deziel-Evans, Pharm.D.,Ph.D.,BCPS,FASHP (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Arghavan Kariman, B.S. (HPD-PHR)
Michael Condon, B.S. (HPD-PHR)
Annette Losada (HPD-PHR)
Belacryst Mandez, B.S. (HPD-PHR)
Alhussain Aodah, B.Pharm. (HPD-PHR)


13. Title: Impact of Yoga Therapy on Veterans with PTSD

Dean:
H. Wells Singleton, Ph.D. (FSE)
Rick Davis, PA-C, Ed.D. (HPD-HCS)

Faculty and Students:
Lisa Fuller, Ed.D. (FSE)
Debra Stern, DBA/DPT (HPD-HCS)
Kimberly Smith, MPT (HPD-HCS)
Stephen Messer, Ph.D.(CPS)
James Pann, Ph.D. (FSE)
Elda Kanziki-Veloso, Ph.D. (FSE)
Nancy Klimas, MD(HPD-OST)
Angela Yehl, Psy.D. (ISHSHJ)
Nicole Milano, M.A. (CPS)
Carolina Alfonso, M.A. (CPS)


14. Title: Enhancing Therapeutic Potential of Anticancer Drugs using Phycocyanin

Dean:
Andres Malave, Ph.D (HPD-PHR)
Lisa Deziel-Evans, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Dr. Appu Rathinavelu Ph.D. (HPD_PHR)
Sivansen Dhandayuthapani, Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Olatunde Raji, M.S. (HPD-MED)


15. Title: Microbial Communities found with Sponge Orange Band Disease in Xestospongia muta

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)
Richard E Dodge, PhD. (OSC)

Faculty and Students:
Jose V. Lopez Ph.D. (OSC)
Aurelien Tartar, Ph.D. (FAR)
Rebecca Mulheron, B.S. (OSC)


16. Title: Functional Recovery After Hemilabyrinthectomy in Goldfish

Dean:
Richard Dodge, Ph.D. (OSC)
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Richard Spieler, Ph.D. (OSC)
Jaime Tartar, Ph.D. (FAR)
Brian Moe, B.S. (OSC)
Hunter Noren, B.S. (OSC)


17. Title: Tissue analysis and shell sclerochronology of oil impacted molluscs

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Dean:ne Roopnarine DPM (FAR)
Timothy Chung (FAR)


18. Title: Engineering a trojan horse: using engineered bacteria to kill roundworms.

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Robert Phillip Smith Ph.D. (FAR)
Christopher Blanar, Ph.D. (FAR)
Evan Haskell, Ph.D. (FAR)
Dakota Rosal (FAR)
Patrick Doty (FAR)


19. Title: Cognitive processes in anxiety and depression in an ethnically diverse sample.

Dean:
Karen Grosby, Ed.D. (CPS)

Faculty and Students:
Lourdes Suarez-Morales Ph.D. (CPS)
Stacey McGregor, B.A. (CPS)
Silviana Guerra, B.S. (CPS)


20. Title: Angiotensin receptor blockers & beta-arrestin-dependent aldosterone production

Dean:
Andres Malave, Ph.D (HPD-PHR)
Lisa Deziel-Evans, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Anastasios Lymperopoulos Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Samalia Dabul (HPD-PHR)
Ashley Siryk (HPD-PHR)


21. Title: A dynamical model of humoral immune response to influenza A virus infection

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Joshua Loomis, Ph.D. (FAR)
Abbiana Arenas (FAR)
Evan Haskell. Ph.D.(FAR)


22. Title: Climate-forced Landscape Development, Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Paul Baldauf, Ph.D. (FAR)
Eric Householder, MS (FAR)
Shari Blaker, B.S. (FAR)


23. Title: Thermal preferences and critical temperatures of invasive lionfish.

Dean:
Richard Dodge, Ph.D. (OSC)

Faculty and Students:
David Kerstetter Ph.D. (OSC)
Benjamin Barker, B.S. (OSC)


24. Title: Generating New Strains of Algae for Biofuel Production under Extreme Conditions

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Reza Razeghifard, Ph.D. (FAR)
Dimitrios Giarikos, Ph.D. (FAR)
Bansi Salva (FAR)


25. Title: A novel approach to test multisensory emotion processing after sleep loss.

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)
Karen Grosby, Ed.D. (CPS)

Faculty and Students:
Jaime Tartar Ph.D. (FAR)
Ana Fins, Ph.D. (CPS)
Aurelien Tartar, Ph.D. (FAR)
Christina Gobin, B.S (FAR)


26. Title: Neurophysiological changes during narrative therapy conversations.

Dean:
Honggang Yang, Ph.D. (SHSS)
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
James Hibel, Ph.D. (SHSS)
Jaime Tartar, Ph.D. (FAR)
Mercedes Fernandez, Ph.D. (FAR)
Michelle Manley, M.S. (SHSS)


27. Title: Bacterial Diversity of Fungal Toenails Through PCR and Culture Techniques

Dean:
Harold Laubach, Ph.D. (HPD-MED)

Faculty and Students:
Paul Greenman, DPM (HPD-MED)
Nick Garett, B.S. (HPD-OST)


28. Title: DNA Analysis of Surfactant Associated Bacteria in the Sea Surface Microlayer

Dean:
Richard Dodge, Ph.D. (OSC)
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Alexander Soloviev Ph.D. (OSC)
Mahmood, Shivji, Ph. D. (OSC)
Aurelien Tartar, Ph.D. (FAR)
Bryan Hamilton, M.S. (OSC)


29. Title: The effects of petroleum pollutants on sea urchins reproduction and development

Dean:
Richard Dodge, Ph.D. (OSC)

Faculty and Students:
Nicole D. Fogarty Ph.D. (OSC)
Pat Blackwelder, Ph.D. (OSC)
Kellie Pelikan (OSC)


30. Title: A Cross-Cultural Study of Chinese and American Students' Relationship Conflict

Dean:
Honggang Yang, Ph.D. (SHSS)

Faculty and Students:
Christine Ajayi, Ph.D. (SHSS)
Elisa Leeder, M.S. (SHSS)
Rachael Hernandez, M.S. (SHSS)


31. Title: School Professionals' Knowledge and Beliefs about Youth with Chronic Illness

Dean:
Karen Grosby, Ed.D. (CPS)
Marcella Rutherford, Ph.D., MBA, MSN (HPD-NUR)

Faculty and Students:
Carolyn Berger Ph.D. (CPS)
Cynthia Fletcher, Ph.D. (HPD-NUR)
Jessica Valenzuela, Ph.D. (CPS)
Joanna Tsikis, B.S (CPS)


32. Title: Regulation of the metabolic changes in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: role of CNV.

Dean:
Anthony Silvagni, D.O., Pharm.D. (HPD-OST)

Faculty and Students:
Lubov Nathanson Ph.D. (HPD-OST)
Nancy Klimas, M.D. (HPD-OST)


33. Title: Effects of sex steroids on coral reproduction and growth

Dean:
Richard Dodge, Ph.D. (OSC)

Faculty and Students:
Nicole D. Fogarty Ph.D. (OSC)
Joshua Stocker (OSC)


34. Title: Assessment of Stress, Burnout, and Resilience in Correctional Officers

Dean:
Karen Grosby, Ed.D. (CPS)

Faculty and Students:
Vincent B. Van Hasselt Ph.D. (CPS)
Ryan Black, Ph.D. (CPS)
Vera Lopez, B.S. (CPS)


35.Title: Hawaiian Monk Seals - Record of Environmental Influence in an Endangered Species

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Amy C. Hirons Ph.D. (FAR)
Joseph Deck, B.S. (FAR)
Jaime Gonzalez, B.S. (FAR)


36.Title: Curcumin Induced Osteogenesis of Human Gingival Stem-Cells: Role of MAP Kinases

Dean:
Robert Uchin, D.D.S. (HPD-DEN)
Andres Malave, Ph.D (HPD-PHR)
Lisa Deziel-Evans, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Umadevi Kandalam, Ph.D. (HPD-DEN)
Michelle Clark, Ph.D. (HPD-PHR)
Lina Alsad, D.M.D. (HPD-DEN)
Mudasar Mirza, B.S. (FAR)


37. Title: Revealing the secret of photosynthetic proteins by making synthetic model systems

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, Ph.D. (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Reza Razeghifard Ph.D. (FAR)
Dimitrios Giarikos, Ph.D. (FAR)
Mega Margupuram (FAR)