University of California, Riverside

Department of Bioengineering


Undergraduate Research Journal Features Four Undergraduates

July 23, 2013

UGR Journal Vol. 7Four undergraduates have had their papers published in Volume VII of the UCR Undergraduate Research Journal. The Journal is a undergraduate student peer-reviewed journal which reflects the diversity of research and creative activity projects taking place on campus.

Christopher Miller (mentor: Dr. Huinan Liu, graduate student mentor: Aaron F Cipriano) Paper title: Nano-scale surface morphology of magnesium anodized in a 10 M KOH electrolyte

Myra Etuale (mentor: Dr. Jiayu Liao, graduate student mentor: Hilda Wiryawan) Paper title: A Novel Inhibitor of SUMOylation Pathway: Understanding the Mechanism of Action

Elbert David Mai (mentor: Dr. Huinan Liu, graduate student mentors: Michael Reyes and Jack Tang, past undergraduates: Nidhanjali Bansal and Frank Le) Paper title: Design of Impedance-Driven Flow Device for Studying Magnesium Degradation in Simulated Body Fluid

Danielle Nicole Ornelas (mentor: Dr. Victor G. J. Rodgers, graduate student mentors: Noriko Uka Ozaki and Devin McBride) Paper title: Osmotic Pressure of Bovine Serum Albumin in the Presence of Calcium Chloride with Low Ionic Strength

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