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2015 International Scholar Research Exposition Summaries

The Tenth Annual International Scholar Research Exposition is on display on the first and second floor of Bricker Hall, near the Office of the Vice President of Research. Current international J-1 visiting scholars to The Ohio State University were invited to submit research summaries and from those, 33 finalists were asked to create research posters for display. The posters will be on display in Bricker Hall during November and December 2015.

Fazly Salleh Abas, Biomedical Informatics (Malaysia)
Acne Image Analysis: Lesion Localization and Classification
Faculty Mentor: Metin N. Gurcan

Fahd Mayouf Al Sufiani, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Saudi Arabia)
Evaluation of SOX10, calretinin, nestin and peripherin immunostaining in Hirschsprung’s disease
Faculty Mentor: Vinay Prasad

Pía Beatriz Arismendi Golborne, Horticulture and Crop Science (Chile)
Giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida) demography study in an organic field
Faculty Mentor: Douglas Doohan

Katie Amanda Auchettl, Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics, CCAPP (Australia)
Life after death: the high energy emission from the remnants of stars
Faculty Mentor: Laura Lopez

Josie Amaral Bastos, Educational Studies (Brazil)
Distance Learning in Higher Education in Brazil: A study of the Implementation of the National Policy in the Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA)
Faculty Mentor: Rick Voithofer

Emilie Beaudon, School of Earth Sciences; Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (France)
Characterization of atmospheric trace elements in the Puruogangri ice core: Tibetan Plateau environmental and contamination histories 
Faculty Mentors: Paolo Gabrielli and Lonnie Thompson

Wooksang Chang, The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (Korea)
Development of Virtual Reality Filmmaking Methodologies
Faculty Mentor: Maria Palazzi

Márcia Corrêa de Oliveira Mariano, Spanish and Portuguese (Brazil)
Art, Image and Identity issues: an analysis of the interrelationships between Don DeLillo’s Mao II (1991) and Andy Warhol’s Pop Art
Faculty Mentors: Maurice Stevens and Lúcia H. Costigan

Sibelle Santanna da Silva, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science (Brazil)
Seed quality parameters for preservation of genetic resources in Phlox
Faculty Mentors: Pablo Jourdan and Ana Dionisia da Luz Coelho Novembre

Sabrina Francesca De Souza Lisboa, Neuroscience (Brazil)
Participation of the cannabinoid system on activation of the immune system, monocyte trafficking to the brain and behavioral alterations induced by repeated social defeat stress in mice
Faculty Mentor: Jonathan P. Godbout

Yixing Du, Neuroscience (China)
Genetic deletion of TREK-1 or TWIK-1/TREK-1 potassium channels does not alter the basic electrophysiological properties of mature hippocampal astrocytes in situ
Faculty Mentor: Min Zhou

Louceline Fleuridor, Horticulture and Crop Science (Haiti)
Response of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) and soybean (Glycine max L.) to Sub-lethal Doses of 2, 4-D, Dicamba and Glyphosate
Faculty Mentor: Douglas Doohan

Shalini Gautam, Hematology (India)
Reprogramming Nurse-like cells with Interferon-γ to interrupt B-CLL survival
Faculty Mentor: Susheela Tridandapani

Evgin Goceri, Biomedical Informatics (Turkey)
Segmentation and Visualization of Liver and Vessels from Abdominal SPIR MR Images
Faculty Mentor: Metin N. Gurcan

Min Huang, School of Environment and Natural Resources (China)
Diversity of Methanotrophic Community Isolated From A Forest Soil In Ohio
Faculty Mentor: Warren A. Dick

Masanori Inagaki, College of Pharmacy, Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy (Japan)
Determination of absolute configuration of monosaccharides by 1H-NMR spectrometry
Faculty Mentor: Harinantenaina Liva Rakotondraibe

Bijay Kumar, Internal Medicine (Nepal)
Molecular and biologic characterization of the secreted peptidyl-prolyl isomerase, cyclophilin 19, of Trypanosoma cruzi
Faculty Mentor: Bradford McGwire

Grzegorz Jozkow, Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering (Poland)
Topographic mapping with UAS: Experiences
Faculty Mentor: Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska

Suresh Chandra Kari, Molecular Virology Immunology and Medical Genetics (India)
Follicular Thyroid Cancer and uncoupling of mTOR-AMPK pathways
Faculty Mentor: Lawrence Kirschner

Mehmet Metin Kose, Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering (Turkey)
Seismic Behavior and Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Building Columns under Lateral Loads
Faculty Mentor: Halil Sezen

Pelin Kus, Biomedical Informatics (Turkey)
Detection and segmentation of necrosis from histopathological slides of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infected lung tissue
Faculty Mentor: Metin N. Gurcan

Hongmei Li, Pediatrics, College of Medicine (China)
Influence of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms on Risk of Injury among Collegiate Athletes
Faculty Mentor: Jingzhen Yang

Lei Li, Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering (China)
Long-term behavior of the Concrete Structure subjected to freeze-thaw cycles in cold region
Faculty Mentor: Halil Sezen

Ying li, History of Art (China)
Fusion or Separation between Chinese and Western Art: Analysis of guohua reform in the 20th Century from the Comparison of Lin Fengmian and Pan Tianshou
Faculty Mentor: Julia F. Andrews

Mohammed Mashali, Veterinary Clinical Sciences (Egypt)
Evaluation of a silver-impregnated coating to inhibit colonization of orthopedic implants by biofilm forming Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius
Faculty Mentor:Alicia L Bertone

Vinicius Rafael Neris dos Santos, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Brazil)
GPR Characterization of Buried Targets Using Time-Reversal-Based Signal Processing Techniques: Preliminary Results
Faculty Mentor: Fernando L. Teixeira

Iman Mohamed Ouda, Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics (Egypt)
The role of FHIT in regulating thymidine kinase 1 (tk1) translation
Faculty Mentor: Kay Huebner

Nancy Saad, Physiology and Cell Biology (Egypt)
Assessment of cardiac effects of protein kinase A and protein kinase C inhibitors on myofilament-based contractile activation in failing human myocardium
Faculty Mentor: Paul Janssen

Maryam Temouri, School of Environment and Natural Resources (Iran)
The Relationship Between Microbial Diversity and Soil Function in Desert Areas
Faculty Mentor: Warren A. Dick

Yinan Tu, Michael E. Moritz College of Law (China)
Climate change related disasters and Chinese response legal system
Faculty Mentor: Cinnamon Carlarne

Kaijun Xu, Ophthalmology and Vision Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering (China)
Eye Tracker with Distance Measurement for Autofocus Eyeglass
Faculty Mentor: Guoqiang Li

Jun Yang, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (China)
A backtracking algorithm of Markov/Cell-to-Cell-Mapping technique for diagnostic implementation of risk significant scenario identification
Faculty Mentor: Tunc Aldemir

Zhongxia Yang, Entomology (China)
Molecular expression of Kir Channels in Aedes aegypti
Faculty Mentor: Peter M. Piermarini