INDIGO Home University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign logo uic building uic pavilion uic student center

Frozen in Time

Show full item record

Bookmark or cite this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10027/8115

Files in this item

File Description Format
JPEG image WallaceEpidemiology.jpg (4MB) (no description provided) JPEG image
Title: Frozen in Time
Author(s): Wallace, Katrine
Abstract: "My dissertation was a clinical study performed at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and is focused on finding nutritional and lifestyle risk factors for prostate cancer among older African American men. The study collected plasma samples from 85 veterans to determine blood levels of specific hormones that are influenced by the diet. My image is an abstract depiction of the Harris Brand -80°F freezer that was purchased with funds I obtained from a very generous seed grant from the Institute for Health Research and Policy (IHRP). The seed grant was made available for UIC pre-doctoral students who need additional funding to obtain materials for dissertation studies. My research would not have been possible without this funding, as my samples were sensitive immunoassays that needed to be batch-processed all together at the end of the clinical study. My image of the freezer was taken on 11/12/2010 and subsequently edited with an application called “percolator” to add the interesting texture to the photo."
Issue Date: 2011
Type: Image
Description: Entry 2011 in The Image of Research, a competition for students in graduate or professional degree programs at UIC, sponsored by UIC's Graduate College and the University Library. Images of award recipients and honorable mention images on exhibition in the Richard J. Daley Library, April 13-May 30, 2011.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10027/8115
Sponsor: University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate College
Date Available in INDIGO: 2012-01-05
 

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record

Statistics

Country Code Views
United States of America 90
China 16
Netherlands 2
France 1

Browse

My Account

Information

Access Key