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SBCNY 2011 Summer Program

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".
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.
[Project] [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]

2011 Summer Undergraduate Program

Sumer Undergraduate Program

2011 Summer Undergraduate Fellows

  • Che, Abonghatou

    Che, Abonghatou

    SBCNY Mentors - Aislyn D. W. Boran, PhD, Ravi Iyengar, PhD
    Rutgers University
    Major: Biology
    Title: EGFR Targeted Therapeutics: EGFR Juxtamembrane Target as an Alternative for some EGFR Driven Cancers

  • Komosinski, Michael E.

    Komosinski, Michael E.

    SBCNY Mentor - Avi Ma'ayan, PhD
    Colgate University
    Major: Computer Science/Mathematics
    Title: Integrating, Predicting, and Visualizing Mammalian Protein-Protein Interaction Networks

  • Luo, Yan Fei

    Luo, Yan Fei

    SBCNY Mentor - Avi Ma'ayan, PhD
    Brooklyn College
    Major: Physics
    Title: Finding Potential Drug Targets to Stimulate Calorie Restriction Benefit

  • >Rahman, Fatema

    Rahman, Fatema

    SBCNY Mentors - Chiara Mariottini, PhD , Ravi Iyengar, PhD
    York College
    Major: Biology
    Title: Role of WT1 in Synaptic Plasticity and Memory

  • Song, Roy

    Song, Roy

    SBCNY Mentor - Susana Neves, PhD
    The City College of New York
    Major: Biology
    Title: Regulation cAMP-specific Phosphodiesterase PDE4D3 by Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor and Dopamine

  • Zaringhalam, Matthew

    Zaringhalam, Matthew

    SBCNY Mentor - Eric Sobie, PhD
    Colgate University
    Major: Molecular Biology/Applied Mathematics
    Title: Parameter interactions in electrophysiological models of cardiac cells


  • Gordonov, Simon

    Gordonov, Simon

    SBCNY Mentor - Avi Ma'ayan, PhD
    Undergraduate: Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University
    Graduate: Computational Biology, University of Cambridge (Winston Churchill Scholar)
    Title: Uncovering Upstream Regulatory Mechanisms from Gene Expression Profiles of Breast Cancer Tumors from Patients

  • Medical

  • Dalal, Pavan

    Dalal, Pavan

    SBCNY Mentor - Eric Sobie, PhD)
    Undergraduate: Biomedical Engineering, John Hopkins University
    Graduate: Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego
    Medical Student, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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