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2010 Participants and Topics
Students 2010

From left to right: Michelle Stipanovic (Bloomsburg University), Dr. Mirshahi (Staff Scientist WCR), Kirsten Krebs (Yale University), Theresa Yurkonis (Penn State University), Priva Raghavan (University of Pittsburgh), Mikhail Attoar (Northwestern University), Bradley Bauer (Penn State University), Samantha Moyer (Susquehanna University), Ashley Olley (Franciscan University of Steubenville), Matthew Pahl (Susquehanna University). Maria Shiptoski (University of Scranton), Trevor Kerstetter (Gettysburg College) and Ryan DePalma (Kings College).

WCR SURP Topics 2010
Role of the A2A Adenosine Receptor in TH1 and TH2 Cytokine Production and Implications for the Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Kirsten Krebs (Dr. Berlot’s laboratory)

Calcium Sensing Receptor Compartmentalization in Mouse Heart
Theresa Yurkonis (Dr. Breitwieser’s laboratory)

The GPR126 Puzzle
Maria Shiptoski (Dr. Carey’s laboratory)

SAA2 and Its Possible Role in Reversing Insulin Resistance after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Samantha Moyer (Dr. Gerhard’s laboratory) 

The Search for the Heme Receptor: The CD13 Candidate
Ashley Olley (Dr. Gerhard’s laboratory)

Investigating Genes Implicated in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Matthew Pahl (Dr. Kuivaniemi’s laboratory)

The Role of Gng5 in G-protein Function
Mikhail Attaar (Dr. Robishaw’s laboratory)

The Role of G-protein Subunit GNG11 in Cellular Senescence 
Michelle Stipanovic (Dr. Robishaw’s laboratory)

Amotl-1 Inhibits the YAP Oncogene Protein
Priya Raghavan (Dr. Sudol’s laboratory)

Bioinformatic Analysis of MicroRNAs in Preeclampsia
Bradley Bauer (Dr. Tromp’s laboratory)

Gene Expression Profile of Statin Induced Cytotoxicity in Breast Cancer Cells
Trevor Kerstetter (Dr. Yang’s laboratory)