SBCNY Fellow Spotlights
Jayanth Krishnan Roy Song, currently enrolled in the PhD program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is the first author of a study published in the journal PNAS, titled "ERK Regulation of Phosphodiesterase 4 Enhances Dopamine-stimulated AMPA Receptor Membrane Insertion".
[PubMed]
Jayanth Krishnan Jayanth Krishnan, currently enrolled in the Accelerated Physician-Scientist Program (BS/MD) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, is a recipient of a 2011 Davidson Scholarship. Jay, who conducted research under the mentorship of SBCNY Investigator Avi Ma'ayan, was the winner in the Engineering category at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF). His project was selected as one of the top eight overall projects which earned him a trip to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
[Project] [Davidson Fellow Bio] [Putnam Examiner Article]
Johnson Ho Johnson Ho, City College of New York, Biomedical Engineering major, received the 2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and was selected as the 2011-2012 Valedictorian of the Grove School of Engineering. Johnson was a summer 2009 SBCNY Fellow who worked under the mentorship of Kevin Costa (MSSM, Department of Medicine) on a project titled: Post-Infarction Left Ventricular Remodeling and the Law of Laplace.
[CCNY News]
Jayanth Krishnan Sara Wildstein from Queens College (Class of 2010), was one of the recipients of the 2010 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. She is currently a medical student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Under the mentorship of SBCNY Investigator Eric Sobie during the summer of 2009, Sara's project was titled: Computational modeling of 'leaky' ryanodine receptors and triggered arrhythmias in heart cells.
[Project] [2010 Salk Scholars]
Summer 2012 Program Fellows and Research Projects

Arastehmanesh, David

Arastehmanesh, David
SBCNY Mentor - Susana Neves, PhD
Queens College
Major: Neuroscience and Biology
Title: Regulation of cyclic quanosine monophosphate levels by calcium, nitric oxide, and calmodulin via cGMP-specific phosphodiesterases
Abstract



>Begum, Maisam

Begum, Maisam
Mentors: Xiaoyan Zhang, PhD, James Gallo, PhD
The City College of New York
Major: Biology
Title: A Computational Model and Sensitivity Analysis of the VEGFR-2 Signaling Pathway
Abstract

Gajulapalli, Arjun

Gajulapalli, Arjun
Mentors: Aislyn Wist Boran, PhD , Ravi Iyengar, PhD (SBCNY)
Boston College
Major: Biochemistry
Title: The effects of genomic differences in cancer on signaling within the EGFR pathway
Abstract


Klatz, Gabriela

Klaz, Gabriela
Mentors: Yana Zorina, PhD , Ravi Iyengar, PhD (SBCNY)
High School SBCNY Fellow
Title: SHP2: More than a double-edged sword?
Abstract


Khalil, Andrew

Khalil, Andrew
Mentors: Chiara Mariottini, PhD , Ravi Iyengar, PhD (SBCNY)
The College of New Jersey
Major: Psychology
Title: Role of WT1 in Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity


Konkimalla, Arvind

Konkimalla, Arvind
Mentors: Evren Azeloglu, PhD , Ravi Iyengar, PhD (SBCNY)
Rutgers University
Major: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Title: Early Markers in Mechanosensitive Signaling
Abstract


Lee, Issac

Lee, Isaac
SBCNY Mentor - Susana Neves, PhD
Colgate University
Major: Biology
Title: Interactions between phosphodiesterases 3 and 4 affect cAMP production
Abstract

Lopatkin, Allison

Lopatkin, Allison
SBCNY Mentor: Eric Sobie, PhD
University of Rochester
Major: Applied Mathematics
Title: Understanding Parameters of Ventricular Myocyte Models Utilizing Markov Pathways
Abstract | Poster

Pluchenik, Tamara

Pluchenik, Tamara
SBCNY Mentor - Avi Ma'ayan, PhD
Queens College
Major: Biology
Title: Network Analysis of Retinal Degenerative Disease Genes
Abstract


Gordonov, Simon

Rabinovich, Vera
Mentors: Yana Zorina, PhD , Ravi Iyengar, PhD (SBCNY)
Brooklyn College
Major: Psychology
Title: Soluble IL-6 Receptor: The Missing Link in STAT3 Signaling
Abstract



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