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    • Fat! In the right places! 

      Keskar, Vandana (2009)
      The focus of my dissertation research has been to develop a highly macroporous tissue engineering scaffold that would enable stem cell viability and differentiation. The stem cells used in my project are human mesenchymal ...
    • Flawless Crystals of a Biofuels Catalyst 

      Dodd, Dylan (2011)
      Determination of the three dimensional structure of a protein at atomic scale resolution is the ‘holy grail’ for biochemists who wish to understand how a protein functions. To determine the structure, one must first ...
    • Formation and corrosion of a 410 SS/ceramic composite. 

      Ebert, W.L.; Chen, X.; Indacochea, J.E. (Elsevier, 2016-11-01)
      This study addressed the possible use of alloy/ceramic composite waste forms to immobilize metallic and oxide waste streams generated during the electrochemical reprocessing of spent reactor fuel using a single waste form. ...
    • From Photon to Electricity 

      Tchernookova, Boriana (2011)
      My research at UIC focuses on the visual system of vertebrates, skate and catfish in particular. My goal is to gain a better understanding of how the retina processes visual information, which starts as a photon of light ...
    • Frozen in Time 

      Wallace, Katrine (2011)
      "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 ...
    • Future UIC CUPPA Hall and Master Gateway 

      Dabrowski, Matthew (2009)
      The UIC Master Gateway Plan for UPP 551, Physical Planning II, includes the existing CUPPA Hall, the CTA/Peoria Street Bridge, and the vacant field at the northwest corner of Harrison Street and Halsted Street. The feature ...
    • A galloylated dimeric proanthocyanidin from grape seed exhibits dentin biomodification potential 

      Phansalkar, R.S.; Nam, J.W.; Chen, S.N.; McAlpine, J.B.; Napolitano, J.G.; Leme, A.; Vidal, C.M.; Aguiar, T.; Bedran-Russo, A.K.; Pauli, G.F. (Fitoterapia, 2015-03)
      Grape seeds are a rich source of polyphenols, especially proanthocyanidins (PACs), and are also known for the presence of galloylated oligomeric PACs (OPACs). The present study focuses on the phytochemical methodology for ...
    • Gender fluidity in correlation to spatiality 

      Granja, Xabier (2011)
      "My research is based on a psychoanalytical approach to gender. Despite constant attempts by patriarchal societies to enclose gender dynamics in rigid, abstract masculine/feminine categories, numerous scholars have exposed ...
    • Glowing Koi of Cancer Cells 

      Chen, Cheng-Fen (2011)
      My project focused on the regulation of DNA Topoisomerase II (Top2) protein, one of the important targets for anticancer drugs. Top2 inhibitors can bind to Top2-DNA complex in cancer cells and inhibit their proliferation. ...
    • Gomerulus & Podocytes 

      Perazza, Gabriela (2011)
      This is a painting representation of a Scanning Electron Microscope image (of about 5,000x) of the glomerulus, podocytes and glomarular filtrates of the kidneys created in Adobe Photoshop. A glomerulus is a capillary tuft ...
    • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (or the future of Chicago Housing) 

      Rucins, Janet (2009)
      This image was taken at a review presentation of a research which was the 1st part of a Graduate Architecture housing studio program. The goal of this research was aimed at looking at successful housing projects across ...
    • Gradient City 

      Peternel, Dominic (2009)
      This is an urban proposal that seeks to resolve Chicago’s South Loop expansion. The proposal thrives on the existing Chicago grid as an inherent organizer and attempts to redefine Chicago zoning codes by pairing density ...
    • The Green Beneath Your Feet 

      Sergio, Carl (2010)
      I recently returned from a semester abroad in Barcelona. I can say I learned as much “out of classroom” during my travels as in the classroom. As an architecture student, the world is your playground. Whether the most ...
    • Grevy’s Zebra Communities 

      Tantipathananandh, Chayant (2009)
      Our collaborator ecologists at Princeton study Grevy’s zebra, the largest species of zebra, which are currently endangered. We use computational tools to get insights into the social network of Grevy’s zebras. The picture ...
    • Hands Off to H1N1! 

      Pionek, Lindsey (2010)
      "The H1N1 flu virus has created quite an uproar this flu season. However, research of the symptoms, prevention and spread of the virus, has shown that H1N1 follows the same mode of action as any other influenza virus. ...
    • Health and Transportation: Small Scale Area Association 

      Langerudi, M.F.; Mohammadian, A.K.; Sriraj, P.S. (Elsevier Inc., 2015)
      Public health, as a major factor influencing the livability and well-being of a community has 2 been a subject of interest in many academic fields. It is postulated that public health has strong 3 correlations with various ...
    • Heartichoke 

      Schlehlein, Heidi (2010)
      This image was created from my drawings in Photoshop. It is representative of the work I do in the BVIS program, by encouraging people to think about the anatomical in different ways. The whimsy of the piece reflects the ...
    • Highly Dispersed Gold Nanoparticles on Order Silicon Dioxide 

      Barnes, Sean (2010)
      Metal catalysts, like those in our automobile catalytic converters, are composed of tiny metal particles anchored into place on highly porous materials called supports. It is becoming more important than ever today to ...
    • HIPPA Compliance 

      Wallace, Katrine (2009-02-02)
      The ProCEED (Prostate Cancer Study of Ethnicity, Exercise and Diet) was a case-control epidemiology study that was undertaken to assess racial differences in dietary risk factors for prostate cancer. Correlations between ...