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2018 Summer Research Scholarship Poster Presentations

Posted by Imhotep's Legacy Academy on September 7, 2018 in News
2018 Summer Research Scholars
2018 Summer Research Scholars

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Congratulations to the Imhotep's Legacy Academy 2017-18 Summer Student Research Scholars for creating well-organized and informative research posters, and for enthusiastically sharing your knowledge:

SSRS (Engineering) - Tarmy ABBOT

Tarmy's research involved the analysis of carbon-based allotropes and polymers to determine the most optimal method of utilizing their properties in support of Light Interactive Electronic Textiles.

Research Supervisor:
Dr. Ghada Koleilat, Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Process Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science
Dalhousie University

SSRS (Health) - Olufolakemi "Fola" AKPAN

Through her research, Fola validated the effectiveness of a newly-developed apparatus to administer resistance to neck motion in all 360° of motion.

Research Supervisors:
Dr. Janice Moreside, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
Dr. John Kozey, Associate Professor, Kinesiology
School of Health and Human Performance
Dalhousie University

SSRS (Medicine) - Jennifer KPOLU

Jennifer’s research focused on improving the confidence level of data obtained from Fluorescein Angiography with the goal of minimizing images required to increase patients scanned per day and to decrease wait times.

Researcher Supervisor:
Dr. Alon Friedman, Professor and Dennis Chair in Epilepsy Research
Department of Medical Neuroscience
Department of Pediatrics
Dalhousie University

SSRS (Science) - Rafeeda KHASHMELMOUS

Rafeeda’s research evaluated the effect of PART1 (a long non-coding RNA gene) on cellular growth in breast cancer cells and whether certain transcript variants play a more significant biological role.

Research Supervisor:
Dr. Paola Marcato, Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Dalhousie University

Thank you to everyone who attended the Sept. 7th, 2018 SSRS Poster Presentation event held in the Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building.  We hope to see you again next year!