Texas Tech University

Clark Scholars - 2014

Tim Kim

Mentor: Dr. Carla Lacerda, Department of Chemical Engineering

“Printing Three-Dimensional Polymeric Cell Scaffolds using Alginate/Gelatin Natural Hydrogel Blends.”

Ailis Dooner

Mentors: Dr. Michael San Francisco, Dean, Honors College and Dr. Molly Ireland, Department of Psychological Sciences

“Analysis of Antimicrobial Peptide-Degrading Proteases of Amphibian-Infecting Chytrid Fungus Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis.

Christine Phan

Mentor: Dr. Mark McGinley, Assistant Dean, Honors College

“Intergenerational Partnerships for Science Education.”

Bluyé DeMessie

Mentors: Dr. Ted Wiesner, Department of Chemical Engineering and Dr. Michael San Francisco, Dean, Honors College

“Kinetic Observations of the Dissolution of Amorphous Silica Nanoparticles.”

Aneesh Pappu

Mentor: Dr. Michaela Jansen, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Health Sciences Center

No presentation available due to future publication.

Aneesh Pappu

Ran "Alice" Zhou

Mentors: Dr. Andrew Littlefield, Department of Psychological Sciences and Dr. Breanna Harris, Department of Biology

“The Relation between Allostatic Load and Cognitive Function.”

Ellison Klose

Mentor: Dr. James Yang, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr. Jared Gragg, Department of Mechanical Engineering

“Modeling the Stochastic Nature of the Available Coefficient of Friction at Foot-floor Interfaces.”

Jeong Jun "JJ" Kim

Mentor: Dr. Yehia Mechref, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

“Understanding Breast Cancer Brain Metastasis through Glycan and Glycogene Analyses.”

Carissa DeRanek

Mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Thomas, Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Health Sciences Center

“The Effects of Src64 on Nuclei Movement in Drosophila melanogaster Pre-syncytial Blastoderms.”

Kelly Jiang

Mentor: Dr. Qing Cao, Rawls College of Business

“Examination of the Impact of Tweets on Firm Performance: A Sentiment Analysis.”

Seung Jae "Ryan" Lee

Mentor: Dr. Wayne Lewis, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

“Compactifications of the Half Line.”

Esha Bansal

Mentor: Dr. David Nes, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

“Combatting Opportunistic Fungal Infections: Evidence of Novel Ergosterol Biosynthesis and Function in ERG6 Saccharomyces cerevisiae with Implications for Therapeutic Design.”

Honors College