Spring 2010 Recipients

The Herbert E. Carter Travel Award Program was established in honor of Dr. Herbert E. Carter, founding director of the GIDPs and is representative of his spirit and passion for interdisciplinary scholarship and research in higher education. The award provides up to $600 per year to GIDP students at The University of Arizona for domestic or international travel. Competition for these funds was very high and we    received many innovative abstracts. The applications and abstracts reviewed by the Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs Advisory Council (GIDPAC) from stellar GIDP students make a strong statement to the significance of interdisciplinary scholarship and research at The University of Arizona.

Spring 2010 Recipients

John Ashton, PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering GIDP
Conference Summary, ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Naples FL
"FUNCTIONAL ENDOLUMINAL PAVING (FELP): THERMOFORMING, BIODEGRADATION, AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF A NOVEL POLYMER GRAFT FOR ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS"
John H. Ashton (1), James A. M. Mertz (2), Megan J. Alexander (1), Marvin J. Slepian (3), Joseph L. Mills (4), Jonathan P. Vande Geest (1,2,5,6)

Corbie Ball, Ph.D Candidate, Cancer Biology-GIDP
American Association for Cancer Research, Washington, DC
"Loss of TGFß1 alters host-microbial interactions, predisposing colonic epithelium to inflammation"
Corbie Ball, Mohamad Azhar, Constance Gard, Dora Chen, Thomas G. Mast, Bruce Aronow, David G. Besselsen, Thomas Doetschman

Christine L. Goforth, Ph.D. Candidate, Entomology & Insect Science GIDP
Joint Meeting of the North American Benthological Society and The American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Sante Fe NM

Marinella Lentis, Ph.D. Student, American Indian Studies GIDP
Western Social Science Association, 52nd Annual Meeting, Reno, NV
"Art Education and United States Hegemonic Power: The Albuquerque Indian School"

Mikhelle Lynn Ross-Mulkey, PhD Student, American Indian Studies GIDP
Sixth Annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference, Pembroke NC
"Cherokee Phoenix Proposal"

Aurelie Roy, Ph.D. Student, American Indian Studies GIDP
Ninth Annual Meeting of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, United Nations headquarters in New York City

Michael Simpson, Ph.D. Student, American Indian Studies GIDP
Western Social Science Association, Reno, Nevada
"Judgement in Current U.S. High School History Books: The APPRAISAL Analysis and Critical Discourse Study of American Indians in Textbooks"

Hsin-Yuan Su, Ph.D. Student, Cancer Biology GIDP
AACR Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
"The interaction between MUC1 and erbB3 promotes erbB3 signaling and cell survival"

    
Conference Summary
The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting
Stockholm, Sweden 
May 1-7 2010

John Totenhagen, PhD Student , Biomedical Engineering GIDP
The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden
"Longitudinal Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and T2 Measurements in a Mouse Model of Niemann-Pick Type C Disease"

Saumya Sivaram VanderWyst, Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering GIDP
Association for Research Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 2010 Annual Meeting, Ft Lauderdale, FL
"Patterned Expression of LM-511 and Intergrin a6 in Human Schlemm's Canal Endothelia"

Laura Wright, Ph.D. Student, Physiological Sciences GIDP
Endocrine Society 92nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
"4-Vinylcyclohexene Diepoxide (VCD)-induced Fibroadenomas: A Novel Rat Model of Mammary Tumorigenesis"
LE Wright', AL Lukefahr', JB Frye', PB Hoyer", DG Besselsen3, JL Funk'
'Department of Medicine; 2Department of Physiology; 3University Animal Care, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

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