2019 Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Travel Awardees to Be Recognized during the 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

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By DJ Hoivik posted 03-07-2019 13:16

  

Congratulations to the 2019 Award Recipients

The Education Committee is pleased to announce that an outstanding group of undergraduates will be recognized during the SOT Awards Ceremony on March 10 during the 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Baltimore, Maryland. Seventeen students were selected from a very competitive pool of applicants. An abstract accepted for the meeting is required for the application; all have stellar academic records, personal statements, and references from their mentors. These students come from small and large institutions. Some conducted their research at their home institutions and others during summer programs or at other facilities.

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Stephanie A. Brocke, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

  • Abstract Number: 2302
  • Poster Board Number: P713
  • Abstract Title: The Synthetic Food Additive Tert-Butylhydroquinone Weakens Host Memory Response to Heterosubtypic Influenza Infection

Matthew Wyatt Cole, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

  • Abstract Number: 3016
  • Poster Board Number: P477
  • Abstract Title: Distinct Roles for Xenopus laevis AhR Paralogs in Cell Cycle Regulation

Destiny I. Durante, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

  • Abstract Number: 2964
  • Poster Board Number: P406
  • Abstract Title: Comparing Therapies to Reduce Ocular Sulfur Mustard-Induced Injuries
  • Institution Where Research Was Conducted: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Totteona Azjanae Jazzmine Gray, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

  • Abstract Number: 1242
  • Poster Board Number: P271
  • Abstract Title: Hepatocyte Injury Drives Atypical Fibrinogen Cross-Linking: Potential Role of TGM2
  • Institution Where Research Was Conducted: Michigan State University

John Kim, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • Abstract Number: 1995
  • Poster Board Number: P384
  • Abstract Title: Cholesterol Biosynthesis Disruptors Alter the Redox Biology of Developing In Vitro Cultures of Primary Rat Cortical Neurons

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Charlotte Ann Love, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

  • Abstract Number: 2414
  • Poster Board Number: P828
  • Abstract Title: Gestational Exposure to Inhaled Nano-sized Titanium Dioxide Impairs Fetal Nutrition
  • Institution Where Research Was Conducted: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Meg L. Lyons, Troy University, Troy, AL

  • Abstract Number: 2198
  • Poster Board Number: P601
  • Abstract Title: Developing a Protocol for Observing the Effects of Sex Differences on Macrophage Polarization
  • Institution Where Research Was Conducted: University of Montana

Nathalie Lancy Momplaisir, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL

  • Abstract Number: 1485
  • Poster Board Number: P600
  • Abstract Title: The Effect of Phthalates on the Population of Primordial Germ Cells of Xenopus laevis before and after Gastrulation
  • Institution Where Research Was Conducted: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Grace E. Nipp, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Abstract Number: 1928
  • Poster Board Number: P314
  • Abstract Title: Developing a Versatile Exposure System for the Analysis of the Effects of Electronic Cigarettes

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Maria Victoria Poidomani, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

  • Abstract Number: 2301
  • Poster Board Number: P721
  • Abstract Title: The Role of Nrf2 in Regulation of Th17 Differentiation in Primary Murine CD4 T Cells

Tanner G. Russ, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Abstract Number: 1526
  • Poster Board Number: P641
  • Abstract Title: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Effects on Mouse Mammary Epithelial Cells
  • Institution Where Research Was Conducted: NIEHS

Yvonne J. N. Sene, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

  • Abstract Number: 1362
  • Poster Board Number: P419
  • Abstract Title: The Role of ATP13A1 in the Developing Brain: Effects on Locomotor Activity and Motor Function

Talia N. Seymore, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

  • Abstract Number: 1493
  • Poster Board Number: P608
  • Abstract Title: The Effect of Prenatal Exposure to an Environmentally Relevant Phthalate Mixture on Testosterone Levels in Adult Male Mice
  • Institution Where Research Was Conducted: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Olivia Venezia, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

  • Abstract Number: 2403
  • Poster Board Number: P817
  • Abstract Title: Modulation of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors Gamma (PPARγ) Signaling Perturbs Embryonic Pancreas Development in the Zebrafish, Danio rerio

Rachel Winner, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ

  • Abstract Number: 2999
  • Poster Board Number: P443
  • Abstract Title: Potential Candidate Genes Driving Cancer Stemness and Their Regulation by Novel Triterpenoids in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Kathryn Wright, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

  • Abstract Number: 1297
  • Poster Board Number: P348
  • Abstract Title: Astrocyte-Specific Ablation of IKK2 Prevents Neuroinflammatory Injury in a “Two-Hit” Model Using Manganese and MPTP

Maggie Zheng, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY

  • Abstract Number: 2077
  • Poster Board Number: P469
  • Abstract Title: Cytotoxic Mechanism of a Mitomycin C-Lexitropsin Hybrid Anticancer Drug

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