E&D Online Vol. 16, No.4 Supplement 5

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RESEARCH FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIVE KIDNEY DISEASE, AND CHARLES R. DREW UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT RESEARCH PROGRAM-SUMMER 2005

FOREWORD
Expanding the Minority Biomedical Pipeline: The NIDDK National High School Student Summer Research Program
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EDITORS: Keith C. Norris, MD; Lawrence Y. Agodoa, MD
ORIGINAL REPORTS: MANUSCRIPTS
Effects of Enhanced Muscle Growth on Fatty Acid Uptake in Skeletal Muscle
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Student Researcher: Morganna Bradley
Mentor: Jinzeng Yang, PhDIolani SchoolUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaHonolulu, Hawaii
Polymorphism in the Adiponectine Gene and Response to Pioglitazone
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Student Researcher: Morganna Bradley
Mentor: Johanna K. Wolford, PhDTranslational Genomics Research InstitutePhoenix, Arizona
Optimization of HPLC Quantization of the Protease Inhibitor, Atazanavir
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Student Researcher: Jennifer M. Cruz Reyes
Mentor: Martin D. Hill, PhD; Gladys VerayPonce School of MedicinePonce, Puerto Rico
A Method for Drug Delivery Using Magnetoliposomes
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Student Researcher: Jacquoi James
Mentor: Max KullbergUniversity of Alaska AnchorageYakutat, Alaska
Using Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry to Measure the Effects of Alcohol on the Composition of Rats' Livers, Hearts, and Kidneys
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Student Researcher: Sydney R. Linder
Mentor: Ian Gerard van Tets, PhDDepartment of Biological SciencesUniversity of Alaska AnchorageAnchorage, Alaska
Changes in GFAP Immunoreactivity Following Immunotoxic Lesions in the Rat Brain
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Student Researcher: Lizeth Martinez
Mentor: Sonsoles de Lacalle, MD, PhDCharles R. Drew University of Medicine and SciencesLos Angeles, California
Albuminuria and Kidney Disease in Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia
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Student Researcher: David Moore
Mentor: Antonio Guasch, MDEmory University School of MedicineRenal DivisionAtlanta, Georgia
Decline of Skokomish Nation Spot Shrimp Catch in Low Dissolved Oxygen Waters of the Hood Canal, Puget Sound, State of Washington
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Student Researcher: Ho-Wan Ut Peterson
Mentor: Lalena AmiotteSkokomish Nation, Washington
Effect of Androgen Receptor Activation on Adipogenic and Myogenic Transcription Factor Expression in Mesenchymal Stem Cell
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Student Researcher: Armando PriegoMentor: Wayne E. Taylor, PhD; Rajan Singh, PhDCharles R. Drew University of Medicine and ScienceLos Angeles, California
Molecular Expression Profiles of Extracellular Matrix Proteins in Human Skin Diseases
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Student Researcher: Safiya Ransome
Mentor: Agnes A. Day, PhDHoward University Cancer Center Washington, DC
Are Home Remedies Related to Age, Culture, and Education?
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Student Researcher: Lykeysha Taylor
Mentor: Lynn C. Smitherman, MDWayne State UniversityChildren's Hospital of MichiganDetroit, Michigan
Association Between Breast Cancer and Diabetes
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Student Researcher: Erica Terrell
Mentor: Jaydutt V. Vadgama, PhD; Yanyuan Wu, PhDCharles R. Drew University of Medicine and ScienceLos Angeles, California
Depression, Health Beliefs, and Locus of Control: Relationships to Glycemic Control in Hispanics and African Americans with Diabetes
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Student Researcher: Christina Valdovinos
Mentor: Cynthia Gonzales; Diana Echeverry, MD, MPH; and Dulcie Kermah, MPHUniversity of California (CG) and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (DE, DK)Los Angeles, California
Using Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry, DXA, to Measure the Effect of Alcohol Abuse on the Bones and Fat Deposits of Long Evans Rats
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Student Researcher: Ryan WIlson
Mentor: Ian Gerard van Tets, PhDDepartment of Biological SciencesUniversity of Alaska AnchorageAnchorage, Alaska
ABSTRACTS
Summer 2005 Research Program of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, and the Charles R. Drew School of Medicine and Science
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INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INTERLEUKIN-6 AND TYPE 2 DIABETES
(see page S5-29)
Student Researcher: Samone Able
Mentor: Michele Sale, PhD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE GENE POLYMORPHISMS IN HASHIMOTO'S THYROIDITIS PATIENTS WITH OR WITHOUT DEPRESSION
(see page S5-29)
Student Researcher: Jennice M. Alers-Rosario
Mentor: Idhaliz Flores, PhD
Ponce School of Medicine
Ponce, Puerto Rico
TEEN PREGNANCY IN URBAN COMMUNITIES
(see page S5-29)
Student Researchers: Monique Gaines; Brittni Smith
Mentor: Eric Ayers, MD
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
AMELIORATION OF RENAL OXIDATIVE STRESS BY PHYSICAL CONDITIONING IN CHRONICALCOHOL-INDUCED HYPERTENSION: MECHANISM AND PREVENTION
(see page S5-30)
Student Researcher: Ricardo Carrero-ValleŽ
Mentor: Kazim Husain, PhD
Ponce School of Medicine
Ponce, Puerto Rico
CROSS SENSITIZATION OF VISCERAL DORSAL ROOT GANGLION NEURONS
(see page S5-30)
Student Researcher: Erica L. Clark
Mentor: Victor V. Chaban, PhD
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Los Angeles, California
CORTISOL LEVELS, DEPRESSION, AND DIABETES: CORRELATION BETWEEN CORTISOL LEVELS AND DEPRESSION IN PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
(see page S5-31)
Student Researcher: Erika Cordova
Mentors: Diana Echeverry, MD, MPH; Cynthia Gonzalez; Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (DE);
University of California, Los Angeles (CG)
Los Angeles, California
EFFECTS OF CRUCIFEROUS INDOLES ON LIPOGENIC GENE EXPRESSION IN HEPG2 CELLS
(see page S5-31)
Student Researcher: Ashley Nicole Gagabi
Mentors: Joan Kuh; Andre TheriaultJohn A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, Hawaii
EXPLORATION OF ATTITUDES TOWARDS HIV AMONG MINORITY ADOLESCENTS
(see page S5-32)
Student Researcher: Gabrielle Griffin
Mentor: Marcel Curlin, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
IDENTIFICATION OF TARP INTERACTORS
(see page S5-32)
Student Researchers: Carly D. Johnson, Emma Hayes
Mentor: Dane M. Chetkovich, MD, PhD
Northwestern University the Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
EFFECTIVENESS OF MAMMOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT PROCEDURE TO INITIATE RECALL FOR DIAGNOSTIC MAMMOGRAPHY AND ULTRASOUND FOR ABNORMAL SCREENING MAMMOGRAMS TO REDUCE THE LENGTH OF TIME TO DIAGNOSTIC RESOLUTION FOR BREAST MASS
(see page S5-33)
Student Researcher: Beatrice Johnson
Mentors: Nancy Easterday, RN
Women's Services
Albemarle Hospital
Elizabeth City, New Jersey
SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION IN WOMEN WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
(see page S5-33)
Student Researcher: Bernice Juarez
Mentors: Diana Echeverry, MD, MPH; Cynthia Gonzalez; Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (DE)
University of California
Los Angeles (CG)Los Angeles, California
WHERE DO UNDER-SERVED WOMEN WANT TO GET INFORMATION ABOUT THEIRBREAST HEALTH?
(see page S5-34)
Student Researcher: Rachel Kessy
Mentor: Pamela Ganschow, MD and Arthur Evans, MD, MPH
John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Oak Park, Illinois
FISH GENE AMPLIFICATION OF METAPHASE CELLS FROM BREAST CANCER CELL LINES
(see page S5-34)
Student Researcher: Melissa Lecator
Mentor: Jan K Blancato, PhD
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC
EFFECT OF INCREASING BODY MASS INDEX (BMI) IN CHILDREN ON DIFFUSION CAPACITY INTHE LUNGS
(see page S5-34)
Student Researcher: Laurel Macey
Mentor: Hiren Muzumdar, MD
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York
TURNIP YELLOW MOSAIC VIRUS AS A SCAFFOLD FOR IN VIVO IMAGING OF TUMORS
(see page S5-35)
Student Researcher: Kimberly McIntee
Mentor: Qian Wang, PhD
University of South Carolina
Department of Chemistry
Columbia, South Carolina
NUMEROUS BACTERIAL CHROMOSOMAL LOCI MANIPULATIONS: IMPROVEMENT UPON THE FLP-FRT SYSTEM BY CREATING DISTINCTIVE FRT SEQUENCES
(see page S5-35)
Student Researcher: Tyler Mizumoto
Mentors: Yun Kang; Tamotsu Hirai; Tung Hoang, PhD
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, Hawaii
INTESTINAL MORPHOLOGY OF NORTHERN RED-BACKED VOLES (CLETHRIONOMYS RUTILUS) ON TWO DIFFERENT PHOTOPERIODS
(see page S5-35)
Student Researcher: Lorena A.I. Nay
Mentors: April M. Brennan, MS; Ian G. van Tets;
University of Alaska at Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska
THE FUNCTION OF TAGGED PROTEIN SSA1 HIS-6X WITH CHAPERONE SSE1 IN IN VITRO BIOCHEMICAL STUDIES
(see page S5-36)
Student Researcher: Timothy Patuwo
Mentors: Lance Shaner; Kevin Morano
University of Texas Medical School
Houston, Texas
FRICTION ANALYSIS ON OIL SHEEN
(see page S5-36)
Student Researcher: Diamond F. Pearson
Mentors: Robert W. Peters, PhD, PE, and Jim Martin, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
TRANSMISSION OF ANTIBODIES FROM MOTHER TO CHILD IN THE PREVENTION OF DIARRHEA
(see page S5-36)
Student Researcher: Mohammed Abid Razvi
Mentor: Kunle Kassim, PhD
Howard University
Washington, DC
VARIANTS IN THE GENE ENCODING SOLUTE CARRIER FAMILY 12 MEMBER 3 (SLC12A3) AND DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY IN AMERICAN INDIANS
(see page S5-37)
Student Researcher: Sanjana Seelam
Mentor: Johanna K. Wolford, PhD
Translational Genomics Research Institute
Phoenix, Arizona
EFFECT OF PROCAINAMIDE ON THE OXIDATION OF A THIOL BY HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
(see page S5-37)
Student Researcher: LarhondeŽ Sealey
Mentor: Donald A. Gerber, M
State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn (Downstate Medical Center)
Brooklyn, New York
THE EFFECT OF STRONG IONS ON THE BEHAVIOR OF HYDROGEN IONS IN SOLUTION
(see page S5-37)
Student Researcher: Maxwell Shellabarger
Mentor: Robert A. Furilla, PhD
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska
HIV/AIDS KNOWLEDGE AMONG MIGRANT FARM WORKERS
(see page S5-38)
Student Researcher: Jason Vasquez
Mentor: David Acosta, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
EXPRESSION PATTERNS OF DISTINCT ISWI COMPLEXES IN XENOPUS LAEVIS
(see page S5-38)
Student Researcher: Crystal Worl
Mentors: Elvin Brown; Jocelyn Krebs
University of Alaska at Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska
VARIATION IN HOT FLASH EXPERIENCE BETWEEN JAPANESE AND CAUCASIAN WOMEN LIVING IN HILO, HAWAII
(see page S5-38)
Student Researcher: Lisa M. Yang
Mentor: Daniel Brown, PhD
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, Hawaii
CLASSIFICATION OF SOILS ACCORDING TO PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION PROPERTIES
(see page S5-39)
Student Researcher: Vanisha Yarbrough
Mentor: Robert Peters, PhD, PE; University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
CHARACTERIZATION OF A BACTERIAL PHAGE TO ELIMINATE PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA
(see page S5-39)
Student Researcher: Jennifer J. Yu
Mentor: Hongwei D. Yu, PhD
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Marshall University
Huntington, West Virginia



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