Open Lab Vs. Radiologic Students Final Practical Grades, 2022 CUNY New York City College of Technology
Open Lab Vs. Radiologic Students Final Practical Grades, Navdeep Kaur, Safraz Harun, Katie Tam, Robert O'Brien
Publications and Research
Open Lab provides the students of the Radiologic Technology & Medical Imaging Department the opportunity outside regular class time to practice communicating effectively in a health care setting, and grants the students the freedom to craft critical thinking skills in a radiologic environment. Our research aims to analyze the correlation between hourly time spent in Open Lab, and its contributing factor to a student's overall Radiographic Procedures grade. The amount of time spent in Open Lab can additionally contribute to a student's grasp of didactic concepts, and their integration into the clinical setting. Additional time spent in the laboratory ...
Quantifying The Relationship Between Pond Size And Water Quality, 2022 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Quantifying The Relationship Between Pond Size And Water Quality, Rebekah Mason
Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Honors Theses
The water quality of ponds, streams, and groundwater is at risk due to agricultural and urban development. Implementation of ponds near developmental areas can act as catchment sites to reduce further water pollution (Bichsel et al., 2015). However, maintenance of pond water quality is necessary for continued water supply to livestock and general recreational use. The present study aimed to determine the relationship between pond size (surface area range from 142 to 5336 m2) and water quality. Analysis of water quality parameters, including dissolved oxygen, nitrate, phosphate, and chlorophyll-a, were conducted during the summer of 2021 and winter of ...
Exploring Nitrogen Fixation In Methanosarcina Acetivorans, 2022 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Exploring Nitrogen Fixation In Methanosarcina Acetivorans, Rylee Cook
Biological Sciences Undergraduate Honors Theses
As of 2016, the genomes of over sixty species of methanogenic archaea have been sequenced.4 Research on the genomes of methanogens such as M. acetivorans led to the characterization of numerous genes with unknown functions. Genes similar to those of nitrogenase have been shown to possess functions unrelated to nitrogen fixation, such as F430 biosynthesis genes. 5,6,7 My research focused on the uncharacterized gene clusters ma2032-33 and ma1631-33 (Figure 1). These genes have conserved nitrogenase domains: ma2032 has fused nifH and nifD domains, while ma2033 has a nifD domain. The ma1631-33 gene cluster contains two nitrogenase homologs ...
Effects Of Glucocorticoids Upon Pro-Inflammatory Responses To Acute Sleep Fragmentation, 2022 Western Kentucky University
Effects Of Glucocorticoids Upon Pro-Inflammatory Responses To Acute Sleep Fragmentation, Hunter Weaver
Masters Theses & Specialist Projects
Sleep loss is a common problem in humans who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep aids in the regulation of immune responses, some of which induce inflammatory responses. Cytokines regulate the inflammatory process and are released in response to sleep fragmentation (SF) in mice. Glucocorticoids are hormones that are released from the adrenal cortices during a stress response and are considered to be anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive at high doses but may stimulate immune function on an acute level. The first hypothesis tested was that normal physiological expression of glucocorticoids (Sham) will display increased IL-1β and TNFα expression levels, while high ...
Development Of The Ark Assay For Quantitating Dna- Protein Crosslink Accumulation And Fanconi Anemia Pathway Involvement In The Repair Process, 2022 The Texas Medical Center Library
Development Of The Ark Assay For Quantitating Dna- Protein Crosslink Accumulation And Fanconi Anemia Pathway Involvement In The Repair Process, Naeh Klages-Mundt
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Dissertations and Theses (Open Access)
DNA-protein crosslinks (DPCs) are a common DNA lesion naturally arising in cells, wherein protein becomes covalently and irreversibly bound to the DNA. Given their excessive size, these adducts present a significant challenge to replication and transcription, thus requiring timely and efficient repair. However, the precise mechanisms involved with processing DPC removal remain unclear. Moreover, current methodologies to quantitate DPC accumulation and removal are restrained by a range of limitations. Here, we describe and discuss a new DPC detection assay – the ARK assay – capable of overcoming the limitations incurred by prior assays. The design, which uses dual chaotropic lysis and anionic ...
Learning's In Stem, 2022 New Jersey Institute of Technology
Learning's In Stem, Victoria Arms
Can you share something you have learned related to a STEM topic you feel is important?
Answer: A stem topic I feel is important is math because you can learn many equation’s.
Can you explain why that topic is important to you, their families and communities? Answer: The topic that is important to our families and community is important because you can grow smarter and can learn a lot of things.
Csp Shows Athletes Have A Higher Risk Of Carriage With Staphylococcus Aureus Than Non-Athletes, 2022 Concordia University, St. Paul
Csp Shows Athletes Have A Higher Risk Of Carriage With Staphylococcus Aureus Than Non-Athletes, Kler Paw
Research and Scholarship Symposium Posters
Studies show that 648 CSP students are non-athletic & 230 CSP athletic students, Staphylococcus aureus infections have become a common condition among athletes Vs. Non-athletic. Staphylococcus aureus infection is caused by a new strain of Staphylococcus bacteria that has become resistant to many of the antibiotics used to treat ordinary Staphinfections. It can also easily spread by sharing athletic equipment or towels, razors, and uniforms. Poor hygiene, such as skipping hand-washing before and after sports, can also lead to Staphylococcal infection. Injuries may allow the bacteria to enter the skin. The bacteria can enter the body through an open cut or ...
Laurier Biology Departmental Seminars Poster Colouring Book (Vol 1), 2022 Wilfrid Laurier University
Laurier Biology Departmental Seminars Poster Colouring Book (Vol 1), Tristan A.F. Long
Biology Faculty Publications
Departmental seminar posters are largely utilitarian affairs – who is talking?, when are they speaking?, where is the seminar? (and maybe will there will be refreshments served?). While functional, they often fail to capture the beauty and excitement of their subject matter, and may fail to engage a wider audience. As the organizer of the Wilfrid Laurier University Department of Biology seminar series in 2014, on a lark, I started drawing posters that tried to illustrate our speaker’s research in a non-conventional manner, and hopefully appeal to those that might otherwise find attending a departmental seminar intimidating. Little did I ...
Utilization Of Bioinformatics And Immunocytochemistry To Examine Gap Junction Expression In Breast Cancers Cells, 2022 Kennesaw State University - Dept of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Utilization Of Bioinformatics And Immunocytochemistry To Examine Gap Junction Expression In Breast Cancers Cells, Jasmine D. Carter, Giovanni Reyes, Abeeha K. Choudhary, Eric A. Albrecht
Symposium of Student Scholars
Utilization of Bioinformatics and Immunocytochemistry to Examine Gap Junction Expression in Breast Cancers Cells.
Jasmine D. Carter1, Giovanni Reyes1, Abeeha Choudhary2 and Eric A. Albrecht1
Breast cancer is known for its diverse clinical classifications and expressing different levels of membrane proteins such as ion channels and gap junctions. This diversity allows more variations in cell polarization, which can lead to enhanced directional ion fluxes in certain breast cancer subtypes. We utilized the interactive web portal UALCAN to evaluate the gene expression data of gap junctions, ion exchange channels and cytoskeletal proteins in breast cancer tissues. Our ...
Unit 731: Sadism In The Name Of "Science", 2022 Fontbonne University
Unit 731: Sadism In The Name Of "Science", Maya Gravagna
2022 Academic Exhibition
Researching germ warfare, enemy soldiers and civilians
were used as guinea pigs. They were deliberately infected
with plague, anthrax, cholera and other pathogens. Some
of the more horrific experiments included vivisection
without anesthesia, pressure chambers to see how much a human could take before his eyes popped out, trials to
determine the effect of frostbite on the human body, and
research on the pregnancies of women with syphilis.
Efforts To Increase The Ketamine-Like Activity Of The Rapid-Acting Antidepressant Ro-25-6981 (Mi-4) By Increasing Ampa Potentiation, 2022 Roseman University of Health Sciences
Efforts To Increase The Ketamine-Like Activity Of The Rapid-Acting Antidepressant Ro-25-6981 (Mi-4) By Increasing Ampa Potentiation, Nathan Heger
Annual Research Symposium
The small molecule ketamine has generated much interest due to its rapid antidepressant effects. Despite having a rapid onset, ketamine has poor bioavailability, short duration of action, toxicities with long-term use, and a high potential for abuse. The molecule MI-4 (RO 25-6981) has also been shown to have both a rapid and sustained antidepressant effect. Most of the research into the mechanism of the rapid onset of MI-4 and ketamine has focused on their interaction with the NMDA receptor in addition to some monoamine transporters. Some recent publications have shown a significant role of AMPA receptors in the ketamine antidepressant ...
A Quantitative Analysis Of The Efficacy Of Various Essential Oils Against The Sars Cov-2 Virus, 2022 Brigham Young University - Provo
A Quantitative Analysis Of The Efficacy Of Various Essential Oils Against The Sars Cov-2 Virus, Elizabeth Wagstaff, Chandrelyn Kraczek, Jack Brandon Lopez
Annual Research Symposium
A poster presentation and abstract for the Roseman Symposium. The project focuses on testing 3 essential oil blends and two disinfectants containing an essential oil blend against SARS CoV-2 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project procedure involves plaque assays, disinfection, and neutralization techniques.
Trkb Activity Alters Voluntary Alcohol Consumption In Nondependent Mice, 2022 Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine
Trkb Activity Alters Voluntary Alcohol Consumption In Nondependent Mice, Alfred Amendolara
Annual Research Symposium
No abstract provided.
Novel Methodology For The Investigation Of Dmrt3a Interneurons In Larval Zebrafish, 2022 Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine
Novel Methodology For The Investigation Of Dmrt3a Interneurons In Larval Zebrafish, Alfred Amendolara
Annual Research Symposium
No abstract provided.
The Correlation Of D-Dimer To Stroke Diagnosis Within 24 Hours: A Meta-Analysis, 2022 Shalamar Medical and Dental College
The Correlation Of D-Dimer To Stroke Diagnosis Within 24 Hours: A Meta-Analysis, Adeel Ahmad, Zara Islam, Saad Manzoor Ahmad, Zouina Sarfraz, Azza Sarfraz, Miguel Felix, Ivan Cherrez-Ojeda
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
Background: Diagnosing D-Dimer early is essential to optimize clinical treatment and quality of life and reduce mortality. This study aims to identify the difference of D-Dimer levels (ng/ml) in patients with stroke within the 6- and 24-h period compared to patients that mimic stroke.
Methods: An electronic database search across PubMed/MEDLINE, Cochrane, Web of Science, CINAHL, EMBASE, and Scopus was conducted until December 10, 2021. Studies were eligible if they included adult patients with stroke compared to stroke mimics or controls reporting D-Dimer values. Quality assessment was conducted using GRADE. The standardized mean difference and 95% confidence intervals ...
A Review Of Coronaviruses Associated With Kawasaki Disease: Possible Implications For Pathogenesis Of The Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated With Covid-19, Fatima Farrukh Shahbaz, Russell Seth Martins, Abdullah Umair, Ronika Devi Ukrani, Kauser Jabeen, M Rizwan Sohail, Erum Khan
Medical College Documents
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), representing a new entity in the spectrum of manifestations of COVID-19, bears symptomatic resemblance with Kawasaki Disease (KD). This review explores the possible associations between KD and the human coronaviruses and discusses the pathophysiological similarities between KD and MIS-C and proposes implications for the pathogenesis of MIS-C in COVID-19. Since 2005, when a case-control study demonstrated the association of a strain of human coronavirus with KD, several studies have provided evidence regarding the association of different strains of the human coronaviruses with KD. Thus, the emergence of the KD-like disease MIS-C in COVID-19 may ...
Lymphoma With Tuberculous Granulomas, 2022 Aga Khan University
Lymphoma With Tuberculous Granulomas, Jyoti Mohan Lal, Anila Rashid
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Chronic granulomatous inflammation is a common finding in lymphoproliferative disorders (LPDs), but it is important to exclude coexisting mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) especially in patients from areas of high endemicity. This case emphasizes the relevance of performing MTB culture on bone marrow exhibiting LPD and concomitant granulomas
Scientific Development Of An Integrated Workflow For Latent Print, Questioned Document, And Dna Processing Of Paper Evidence, 2022 The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Scientific Development Of An Integrated Workflow For Latent Print, Questioned Document, And Dna Processing Of Paper Evidence, Ashley Morgan
Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects
Touch paper evidence could be the source of probative human DNA but recovery is challenging and forensic laboratories instead prioritize processing by the Latent Print and Questioned Document disciplines. Recent advances in DNA collection methods and the increased sensitivity of STR typing kits have improved success rates for DNA testing of paper evidence; but prior to implementing DNA collection, laboratories have to decide in which order to examine paper for the different types of forensic evidence. This thesis developed and tested a multi-discipline workflow for processing paper evidence by DNA, Latent Prints and Questioned Documents experts. Preliminary sampling studies indicated ...
Distribution Of Serotypes And Antibiotic Resistance Of Invasive Pseudomonas Aeruginosa In A Multi-Country Collection, 2022 University of Maryland School of Medicine
Distribution Of Serotypes And Antibiotic Resistance Of Invasive Pseudomonas Aeruginosa In A Multi-Country Collection, Shamima Nasrin, Nicolas Hegerle, Shaichi Sen, Joseph Nkeze, Sunil Sen, Jasnehta Permala-Booth, Myeongjin Choi, James Sinclair, Milagritos D. Tapia, Sadia Shakoor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Background: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that causes a wide range of acute and chronic infections and is frequently associated with healthcare-associated infections. Because of its ability to rapidly acquire resistance to antibiotics, P. aeruginosa infections are difficult to treat. Alternative strategies, such as a vaccine, are needed to prevent infections. We collected a total of 413 P. aeruginosa isolates from the blood and cerebrospinal fluid of patients from 10 countries located on 4 continents during 2005-2017 and characterized these isolates to inform vaccine development efforts. We determined the diversity and distribution of O antigen and flagellin types and ...
Regulation Of Skeletal Muscle Plasticity By The Gut Microbiome, 2022 University of Kentucky
Regulation Of Skeletal Muscle Plasticity By The Gut Microbiome, Taylor R. Valentino
Theses and Dissertations--Physiology
Recent evidence suggests that the gut microbiome could play a role in skeletal muscle plasticity, providing novel treatments for muscle wasting diseases and/or performance enhancements. I first sought to determine if the gut microbiome is necessary for skeletal muscle adaptation to exercise. Forty-two, four-month old, female C57Bl/6J underwent nine weeks of weighted wheel running or remained in cage with a locked wheel, without or without the administration of antibiotics (treated). In response to wheel running, I found that antibiotic depletion of the microbiome led to a blunted hypertrophic response in the soleus muscle as measured by normalized muscle ...