Academics: Research Programs


Research Abstracts 

More than 250 students will present research across dozens of disciplines during Research Day 2016 on Friday, April 15, 2016. A selection of student research can be viewed below.  Click on a record to view the full abstract. 

Disclaimer:  The opinions expressed as part of Research Day are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, position, policy or endorsement of Spelman College. 

2016 Research Abstracts Selection

BIO-O4FIS2-Dependent Down-Regulation of Invertase Inhibitors During Arabidopsis Seed Development Dana, MasonDongfang Wang
BIO-P1A Robust Protocol for Viral Nucleic Acid Extraction from Food Products Using an Internal ControlGaillard, EbonyFelicity D'mello
BIO-P19Proteomic Profile of Extracellular Vesicles Following an Acute Myocardial Infarction in HumansJackson, KaylaGale Newman
BIO-P21Resistin-Mediated Mitochondrial Fragmentation Is Associated with Decreased Levels of Mitofusin 2Canton, ImaniLisa Hibbard
BIO-P27Simultaneous Activation of C-X-C Chemokine Receptor 4 and Cannabinoid Receptor 2 Results in Decreased Cell Signaling and Tumor Cell IntravasationFennell, ImaniCimona Hinton
BIO-P29The Stochastic Aging Process of the Yeast Gene Interaction NetworkCorley, JessicaHong Qin
CHE-P5Design and Synthesis of Benzimidazole Derivatives as Potential Inhibitors of Ovarian Cancer Proliferation and MetastasisAdams, MorgannLeyte Winfield
CWS-O1The Impact of a President’s Gender in Argentine and Brazilian politics: Name-calling in YouTube Comment SectionsSylla, Faty-SharoneMichael Gradoville
ENG-O10Homelessness in Children’s Television: The Necessary Delinquent Sentenced to Social DeathBrazier, ArianaPatricia Ventura
MAT-O1Gradient Descent and Image ProcessingFulton, VeronicaMaryam Yashtini
MAT-P2Voronoi Diagrams: Properties and ApplicationsLowery, PrenessaKai Mccormack
PSY-O10The Relationship between Foreign Language Anxiety and Metacognitive & Cognitive Learning Strategy Use in English-speaking College Students Simon, CarlisaJimmeka Guillory
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