Awards

Awards are presented for each category. Along with those awards, travel prizes will be awarded to top overall undergraduate, graduate, professional students, in addition to post docs/residents, junior and senior faculty members.

Research Day & Symposium Winners 2018

Overall Winners

Establishing a model to study the Entry and Transport of Pseudorabies Virus Infection in Central Nervous System Neurons
Rukia Henry
Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Clarence Lee
Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bridging the gap between Western and Modern Medicine: An examination of the health benefits of integrated medicine in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Natazah O'neil
Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Alem Hailu
Social Sciences

Bound to Post-Black: Examining and Redefining Tenets of the Post-Black Art Movement.
Adanna Paul
Undergraduate Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Abiola Ofosuwa
Creative Arts & Design

The Vitalizing Role of Education in Islam's Prophetic Model
Niciah Petrovic
Graduate Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Zainab Alwani
Ethics, Law & Religion

Patient Related Limitations of Computed Tomography Angiography for Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis
Hamza Raja
Professional Student
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Andre Duerinckx
Translational & Clinical Sciences

Efficacy of Ledispavir-Sofosbuvir and other direct-acting antiviral therapies (DAAs) in the treatment of Chronic HCV: A retrospective study in African Americans
Gbeminiyi Samuel
Post Doc/Resident/Fellow/Research Associate
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Charles Howell
Translational & Clinical Sciences

The Merger That Shook Jamaica
Mark Beckford
Junior Faculty/ Lecturer/ Instructor
Oral Presentation
Humanities

Screening for lysosomal storage disorders in African-Americans shows higher incidence rates - A possible link to ancestry-specific genetic variations Marjorie Gondre-lewis
Senior Faculty
Oral Presentation
Translational & Clinical Sciences


Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Establishing a model to study the Entry and Transport of Pseudorabies Virus Infection in Central Nervous System Neurons
Rukia Henry
Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Clarence Lee

Inhibition of Extreme Drug-Resistance Acinetobacter baumannii by Isolates of Lactobacillus rhamnosus and paracasei
Rachelle Allen-Mcfarlane
Graduate Student
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Broderick Eribo

Development of an EGFR and EGFRvIII targeted Recombinant Immunotoxin for Cancer Treatment
Kulsoom Naqvi
Professional Student
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Liang Shan

Sexually Dimorphic Ethanol Consumption and Behavior Among P Rats
Philippe Darius
Post Doc/Resident/Fellow/Research Associate
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Marjorie Gondre-Lewis

Towards the Creation and Characterization of an Effective Prophylactic Zika Vaccine
Kadijah Dansby
Staff
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Michael Thomas

Protein Phosphatase-1 as a Target for Antiviral Small Molecules against Ebola and Marburg Infections
Tatiana Ammosova
Junior Faculty/ Lecturer/ Instructor
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Sergei Nekhai

Omics Approach to the Identification of Race-Specific Biomarkers for Cirrhosis and HCC
Zaki Sherif
Senior Faculty
Oral Presentation


Business

Do the District 2012 Income Tax Policy Increase Tax Revenue? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
Amira Alghumgham
Graduate Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Omari Swinton

Cognitive Dissonance and the Job Interview: Helpful or hurtful?
Amanda Hinojosa
Junior Faculty/ Lecturer/ Instructor
Oral Presentation

Dietary Attitude and Criteria for Food Selection Among African-American College Students
Maryam Khan
Senior Faculty
Oral Presentation


Creative Arts & Design

Bound to Post-Black: Examining and Redefining Tenets of the Post-Black Art Movement.
Adanna Paul
Undergraduate Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Abiola Ofosuwa


Education & Outreach

Is the French or Spanish language more effective in developing early English literacy skills in Kindergarten Students?
Sajela Harlow
Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Gerunda Hughes

An Exploratory Study: Teachers' Decision-Making Process to Apply Sensory-Based Interventions in Mainstream Classrooms
Aisha Crowley-hall
Graduate Student
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Jessica Alden

Prostate cancer screening: All men may not be equal.
Clinton Burnside
Staff
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Pamela Coleman

Assessing Food Insecurity Among Students at a HBCU and Its Relationship to Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Overweight/Obesity
Linda Thompson
Junior Faculty/ Lecturer/ Instructor
Poster Presentation

A new orientation toward Howard University's Research Mission: George Washington Williams and W.E.B Du Bois on Undergraduate Research
Charles Verharen
Senior Faculty
Oral Presentation


Ethics, Law & Religion

Saving What Never Was: Legal Frameworks for Protecting Indigenous Land in the Chittagong Hill Tracts from Further Appropriation
Anupam Roy
Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: John Cotman

The Vitalizing Role of Education in Islam's Prophetic Model
Niciah Petrovic
Graduate Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Zainab Alwani

A Pleas to Federal Judges: Combatting Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Cliven Bundy Era
Quiana Harris
Professional Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Sarah Vanwye

Where Do We Go from Here: Existence or Extinction? Exploring College & University Black Chaplaincy in the 21st Century
Cecil Duffie
Staff
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Bernard Richardson

Ethical Considerations in the Use of Social Media for Clinical Trail Recruitment
Assya Pascalev
Senior Faculty
Oral Presentation


Humanities

The Drug Epidemic in Brazil
Kyrionna Golliday
Undergraduate Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Jacob Eliseo

The Merger That Shook Jamaica
Mark Beckford
Junior Faculty/ Lecturer/ Instructor
Oral Presentation


Physical Sciences & Engineering

Safe Space: Using Gamification to Provide Medical Recommendations for Sickle Cell Patients in Preadolescence
Candace Williams
Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Gloria Washington

Free-Standing LiFePO4/Sorted Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Composite Cathode for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Adewale Adepoju
Graduate Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Quinton Williams

Controlled Biomimetic Remineralization for Enamel Repair
Nancy Trang
Professional Student
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Tongxin Wang

Development of Shewanella Oneidensis MR-1 Biofilms for Iodate Reduction in Groundwater
Jyothirmai Simhadri
Post Doc/Resident/Fellow/Research Associate
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Patrick Ymele-Leki

Dynamic control and switching of electromagnetically induced transparency in ultrathin highly flexible terahertz metasurfaces
Thomas A. Searles
Junior Faculty/ Lecturer/ Instructor
Oral Presentation

Artificial Intelligence to Improve Scoring Functions for Structure-based Drug Discovery
Simon Wang
Senior Faculty
Poster Presentation


Social Sciences

Bridging the gap between Western and Modern Medicine: An examination of the health benefits of integrated medicine in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Natazah O'neil
Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Alem Hailu

Help-Seeking and Self-Efficacy in Black Female Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Chloe Martin
Graduate Student
Poster Presentation
Facutly Advisor: Veronica Thomas

Narrative and Interactional Analysis on GoFundme's Breast Cancer Campaign: The Effectiveness and the Power of Social Media Crowdfunding
Wei Sun
Junior Faculty/ Lecturer/ Instructor
Poster Presentation

Inter-Media Agenda Setting Effects: The Case of #BlackLivesMatter, Black-ish and Network TV News
Natalie Hopkinson
Senior Faculty
Oral Presentation


Translational & Clinical Sciences

Personality traits related to exercise
Danielle Brown
Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Jules Harrell

STAG2 as a Prognostic Biomarker in Papillary Non-Muscle Invasive Urothelial Carcinoma
Alana Lelo
Graduate Student
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Todd Waldman

Clinicians' perspectives on barriers to employment for clients enrolled in a supported employment program
Imani Brown
Staff
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Tanya Alim

MDR Efflux Transporters - New Drug Targets for HIV Drug Delivery
Pradeep Karla
Junior Faculty/ Lecturer/ Instructor
Oral Presentation

Patient Related Limitations of Computed Tomography Angiography for Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis
Hamza Raja
Professional Student
Poster Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Andre Duerinckx

Efficacy of Ledispavir-Sofosbuvir and other direct-acting antiviral therapies (DAAs) in the treatment of Chronic HCV: A retrospective study in African Americans
Gbeminiyi Samuel
Post Doc/Resident/Fellow/Research Associate
Oral Presentation
Faculty Advisor: Charles Howell

Screening for lysosomal storage disorders in African-Americans shows higher incidence rates - A possible link to ancestry-specific genetic Variations
Marjorie Gondre-lewis
Senior Faculty
Oral Presentation

Research Day & Symposium Winners (Archive)