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SBCNY 2012 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]

2012 Summer Undergraduate Program

Sumer Undergraduate Program

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

  • >Begum, Maisam

    Begum, Maisam

    SBCNY 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

  • Gajulapalli, Arjun

    Gajulapalli, Arjun

    SBCNY Mentor: Ravi Iyengar, PhD (SBCNY)
    Boston College
    Major: Biochemistry
    Title: The effects of genomic differences in cancer on signaling within the EGFR pathway

  • Klatz, Gabriela

    Klaz, Gabriela

    SBCNY Mentor: , Ravi Iyengar, PhD (SBCNY)
    High School SBCNY Fellow
    Title: SHP2: More than a double-edged sword?

  • Khalil, Andrew

    Khalil, Andrew

    SBCNY 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

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

  • Lee, Issac

    Lee, Isaac

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

  • 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

  • Pluchenik, Tamara

    Pluchenik, Tamara

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

  • Rabinovich, Vera

    Rabinovich, Vera

    SBCNY Mentor: Ravi Iyengar, PhD (SBCNY)
    Brooklyn College
    Major: Psychology
    Title: Soluble IL-6 Receptor: The Missing Link in STAT3 Signaling

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