2020 Winners: 8th Annual San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum

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2020 Winners: 8th Annual San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum
Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2020

 

UT Health San Antonio

 

Yilun Deng, PhD

Mentor: Tyler Curiel, MD

Department: Medicine – Heme/Onc

1st place: Cd122-Selective Il-2 Complexes Treat Ovarian Carcinomas, Induce Treg Fragility And Promote T Cell Stem Cells

 

Sakie Katsumura, PhD

Mentor: Masahiro Morita, PhD

Department: Molecular Medicine

2nd place: A Groundbreaking Deadenylase Inhibitor Improves Metabolic Syndrome Through Enhancing Energy Expenditure

 

Anna Woloszyk, PhD

Mentor: Vaida Glatt, PhD

Department: Orthopaedics

3rd place: Biological Differences At The Early Stage Of Bone Healing Between Fractures And Large Bone Defects

 


 

University of Texas at San Antonio

 

Martin Gallegos, PhD

Mentor: James H. Bray, PhD

Department: Psychology

1st place: Intergenerational Intimacy And Individuation, Covid-19 Stresses And Relationships, Substance Use, Happiness, And Life Satisfaction

 

Nicolas Muzzio, PhD

Mentor: Gabriela Romero Uribe, PhD

Department: Biomedical Engineering & Chemical Engineering

2nd place: Nvestigation On The Molecular And Biomechanical Interactions Of Pentagalloyl Glucose On Mouse C2c12 Myoblast Cells

 

Brian Brigham, PhD

Mentor: Elizabeth S. Sooby, PhD

Department: Physics and Astronomy

3rd place: Investigation Of Oxidation Rates And Volatile Byproducts Of Graphite Matrix Material Under Accident Conditions For 4th Generation Nuclear Reactors

 


 

United States Army Institute of Surgical Research

 

Preeti Muire, PhD

Mentor: Joseph C Wenke, PhD

Department: Orthopaedic Trauma Research Department 

1st place: Hmgb-1: A Mediator Of Spatial T Lymphocyte Depletion And Delayed Fracture Healing In A Polytrauma Rat Model

 

Marc Thompson, PhD

Mentor: Robert J. Christy, PhD

Department: Burn and Soft Tissue Research Division

2nd place: Antibiotic Loading And Release In Acid-Precipitated Keratin Proteins To Treat Topical Burn  nfections

 

Mia Mae Kiamco, PhD

Mentor: Kai P. Leung, PhD

Department: Dental and Craniomaxillofacial Trauma Research Department

3rd place: Combination Of Mafenide Acetate And Polyhexanide Through Co-Axial Electrospinning As A Drug Delivery Platform For Combating Multi-Specie Infections

 


 

Texas Biomedical Research Institute

 

Jesus Silvas, PhD

Mentor: Luis Martinez-Sobrido, PhD

Department: Disease Intervention

1st place: Modulation Of Membrane Dynamics For Viral Replication By Ebola Virus Nucleoprotein

 

Xue Li, PhD

Mentor: Timothy J.C. Anderson, PhD

Department: Genetics

2nd place: Bulk Segregant Approaches To Nutritional Genomics In Plasmodium Falciparum

 

Chengjin Ye, PhD

Mentor: Luis Martinez-Sobrido, PhD

Department: Disease Intervention

3rd place: Rescue Of Sars-Cov-2 From A Single Bacterial Artificial Chromosome

 


Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio

 

Steven Moffett, PhD

Mentor: Yoon Hwang, PhD

Department: Injury and Disease Department

1st place: Modulation Of Membrane Dynamics For Viral Replication By Ebola Virus Nucleoprotein

 

Holly May, PhD

Mentor: Yoon Hwang, PhD

Department: Injury and Disease Department

2nd place: Improving Envenomation Outcomes By Inhibiting Systemic Distribution Factors

 

Kristin Jones, PhD
Mentor: Luis Martinez and Cortes Williams

Department: Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine

3rd place: Physical, Chemical, And Biological Comparison Of Clinically Available Products For Their Use In Alveolar Ridge Preservation