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2017 International Scholar Research Exposition Summaries

The Twelveth Annual International Scholar Research Exposition will be 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, 37 finalists were asked to create research posters for display. The posters will be on display in Bricker Hall during November and December 2017.

Patricia Alves De Castro Silva, Plant Pathology (Brazil) 
Functional characterization of the bZIP ZipD transcription factor from Aspergillus fumigatus
Faculty Mentor: Thomas K. Mitchell

Yasmin Alzarie, Cardiovascular Medicine (Egypt) 
Effect of SODm on IR-induced killing of lung cancer cells
Faculty Mentor: Jay L. Zweier

Emmanuel Amoakwah, Soil, Water and Bioenergy (Ghana)
Soil water retention, air flow and pore structure characteristics after corn cob biochar application to a tropical sandy loam
Faculty Mentor: Rafiq Islam

Zayed Attia, Internal and Infectious Animal Diseases (Egypt)
A vaccine supplementation approach for induction of mucosal IgA by injected vaccines
Faculty Mentor: Prosper Boyaka

Alimata Bandaogo, Soil, Water and Bioenergy (Burkina Faso)
Maximize continuous no-till sustainability with cover crop blends and zeolite
Faculty Mentor: Rafiq Islam

Yilmaz Bayhan, Soil, Water and Bioenergy (Turkey)
Long-term continuous no-till and multi-functional cover crop systems to maximize agroecosystem services in Turkey
Faculty Mentor: Rafiq Islam

Menakshi Bhat, Microbiology (India)
Host fatty acid synthase activity modulates the HIV-1 replication
Faculty Mentor: Jesse Kwiek

Marius Bill, Hematology (Germany)
Elucidating the role of long-non coding RNA in acute myeloid leukemia stem cells
Faculty Mentor: Clara D. Bloomfield

Hardy Castada, Food Science and Technology (Phillipines)
Detection of coffee adulteration through the analysis of volatile compounds during and after roasting using Selected Ion Flow Tube-Mass Spectrometry
Faculty Mentor: Sheryl Barringer

Jean Dam, Chemistry and Biochemistry (South Africa)
Synthesis of Salvinorin A analogues
Faculty Mentor: Craig Forsyth

Kalpana Deepa Priya Dorayappan, Obstetrics and Gynecology (India)
Hypoxia-induced exosomes contribute to a more aggressive and chemoresistant ovarian cancer phenotype: A novel mechanism linking STAT3/Rab proteins
Faculty Mentor: Selvendiran Karuppaiyah

Luisa Ferrari, Spanish and Portuguese (Brazil)
The development of non-temporal constructions with 'now': the role of contexts and cognition
Faculty Mentor: Scott Schwenter

Niels Christian Hansen, School of Music (Denmark)
Does solo instrumentation convey sadness in orchestral music?
Faculty Mentor: David Huron

Can Hou, Critical Care, Trauma and Burn (China)
The role of histone deacetylases in microvesciles from patients with sepsis
Faculty Mentor: Jonathan Wisler

Ming-Yi Hsieh, Educational Studies (Taiwan)
The effect of collaborative social reasoning discussions on students' social knowledge construction
Faculty Mentor: Tzu-Jung Lin

Hui Huang, Law (China)
The legal risk and precaution of Chinese capital overseas M&A of professional football club
Faculty Mentor: Daniel C.K. Chow

Byungha Lee, Molecular Genetics (South Korea)
D6PKL3 is a membrane-associated protein kinase that premarks distinct membrane microdomains during pollen aperture formation
Faculty Mentor: Anna A. Dobritsa

Amanda Lima Vilela, Horticulture and Crop Science (Brazil)
Seed quality parameters in different Phlox species
Faculty Mentor: Pablo Jourdan

Hochieh Lin, Teaching and Learning (Taiwan)
Learning length and measurement with mobile apps
Faculty Mentor: Theodore Chao

Anping Luo, East Asian Languages and Literature (China)
Rhododendron and crossbowman: the image of Southwest China in National Geographic
Faculty Mentor: Mark Bender

Palvi Malik, Horticulture and Crop Science (India)
Genome-wide selection for rapid introgression of productivity traits from O. rufipogon into O. sativa
Faculty Mentor: Clay Sneller

Sen Mathews, Electrical and Computer Engineering (India)
Atom-by-atom growth of infrared imaging materials
Faculty Mentor: Sanjay Krishna

Tarik Mitran, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (India) 
Spatial prediction of soil carbon using satellite based indices and geo-statistical modeling approaches
Faculty Mentor: Rattan Lal

Alaa Montaser, Neurosurgery (Egypt)
Use of collagen matrix for skull base reconstruction following endoscopic endonasal resection of pituitary adenoma
Faculty Mentor: Daniel Prevedello

Shengyu Pei, Ethnology (China)
Living with livestock: The survey and analysis of rural residents' housing conditions in Gongshan
Faculty Mentor: Jeffrey Cohen

Erika Berenice Roldan Roa, Mathematics (Mexico)
Polyominoes with maximally many holes
Faculty Mentor: Matthew Kahle

Carlos Saint-Preux, Agricultral Sciences (Haiti)
Evaluation of fungicides for the control of Septoria leaf spot in tomato 
Faculty Mentor: Sally A. Miller

Beatriz Schmidt, Human Development and Family Science Program (Brazil)
Coparenting and childcare arrangements: A longitudinal study from the sixth to the eighteenth month of the child's life
Faculty Mentor: Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan

Padhuk Gamaralalage Senavirathne, Cancer Biology and Genetics (Sri Lanka)
Expression and purification of nuclease free Protocatechuate 3,4-Dioxygenase for prolonged single-molecule fluorescence imaging
Faculty Mentor: Richard Fishel 

Mostafa Shahein, Neurosurgery (Egypt)
Preliminary single center experience of endoscopic ICG in skull base surgery: Technical note, indications and outcome
Faculty Mentor: Daniel Prevedello

Vinayak Shedekar, Soil, Water and Bioenergy (India)
Evaluation of a novel resource-saving cultivation system for corn and soybean production
Faculty Mentor: Rafiq Islam

Avassaya Vanitcha, Chemistry and Biochemistry (Thailand)
Selective ² C-H mono- and di- halogenation of alcohols via radical relay chaperones
Faculty Mentor: David Nagib

Katerina Vrablikova, Sociology (Czech Republic)
What kind of democracy?: Participation, inclusiveness and contestation
Faculty Mentor: J. Craig Jenkins

Jingtao Yao, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (China)
Land-use optimization to improve the carbon holding capacity of soil in Beijing, China
Faculty Mentor: Rattan Lal

Xifeng Zhao, Physics (China)
Developmental evaluation on problem-based instruction in junior high school physics
Faculty Mentor: Lei Bao

Xinyi Zhao, Material Science and Engineering (China)
Thermodynamic and experimental investigation of oxidation behaviors of molten Mg-RE alloys during casting
Faculty Mentor: Alan A. Luo

Li Zhang, Advanced Prosthodontics Program (China)
Digital reconstruction of cortical and trabecular bone for implant-bone interface finite element analysis
Faculty Mentor: Fengyuan Zheng