Charles R. Ross Memorial Student Research Day
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
This annual event highlights the research done by students in all four colleges at SUNY Upstate Medical University: Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing. The Student Research Day has become a tradition at Upstate and has developed into a well-respected event that includes a keynote address, student talks and a poster session with a reception.
Student Research Day Schedule
1:30-2:30 pm: Student Presentations*, Room 2231 Weiskotten Hall
2:45-3:45 pm: Keynote Address**, Room 2231 Weiskotten Hall
Student Poster Session and Reception immediately follows on the fourth floor of the New Academic Building (accessible through the first floor of Weiskotten Hall).
- Arijita Chakraborty, College of Graduate Studies
“Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein (FMRP) Promotes Genome Stability Through R-Loop Regulation”
- Diana Perez, College of Health Professions
“Analysis of MYO1E Mutations Associated with Human Kidney Disease”
- Matthew Gumbleton, College of Medicine
“Dual Enhancement of T and NK Cell Function by SHIP1 Inhibition Improves Cancer Survival”
- Laura Wellington, College of Nursing
“Proton Pump Inhibitors and Cardiovascular Risk”
"Biology of Bedtime: Understanding Circadian Rhythms and Sleep"
Amita Sehgal, Ph.D.
John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania