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Summer Internship 2015 

 
The Department of Biomedical Informatics recently held its annual summer poster session to culminate the Biomedical Informatics Summer Internship Program 2015. Trainees this year were selected from over 250 applicants and include students from local high schools, OSU, and other universities such as Duke and Cornell. The trainees come from a range of research backgrounds, including biology, biomedical engineering, computer science, design, pre-medicine, public health, and many more. The trainees who participated in the 2015 internship program completed projects in the following areas: application design and development, medication adherence, personalized health care, usability survey research, drug response co-expression networks, predictive modeling, chemotherapy treatments on cholesterol metabolism, secondary uses of Medicare data, and many more.
 
The 2015 intern cohort with their posters:
Poster Titles Include: 
1. Development of a Decision Tree BAsed Predictive Model to Assess Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Failure
Rachel Teater; Zachary Abrams, BS; Philip R.O. Payne, PhD

2. Two Analyses of Drug Response Co-Expression Networks in Lung Cancer
Sanaya Shroff; Kun Huang, PhD

3. Comparative Analysis of Human and Mouse Transcriptome for Unraveling the Key Mechanisms Involved in CLL and Drug Discovery
Khuram Shahzad, MS; Zachary Abrams, BS; Tasneem Motiwala, PhD; Philip R.O. Payne, PhD

4. A Design Prototype of PRoMPT: A Medication Adherence Tool for Preteens/Teens
Megan Chamberlain; Elizabeth Lim, BS; Jessica Garvey-Smith; Michelle Zhou; Robert McComb; Samuel Cochran; Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN; Albert M. Lai, PhD

5. Evaluating the Druggability of Alzheimer's Disease Using Differential Gene Expression
Lauren Lin; Zachary Abrams, BS; Kelly Regan, BA; Philip R.O. Payne, PhD

6. Employing Biometric Markers to Construct a Predictive Model for Risk of Liver Disease
Nicholas Courtney; Zachary Abrams, BS; Tasneem Motiwala, PhD; Bobbie Kite, PhD, MHS; Philip R.O. Payne, PhD

7. Weighted Gene Co-Expression Network Analysis for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Kelly Pan; Arunima Srivastava, PhD; Kun Huang, PhD

8. ArticleNet: Leveraging Interactive Technology to Promote Evidence-Based Practice
Xiaonan Ji, MS; Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN

9. Regimen for Older Adult Medication (ROAM): Development and Design of a Mobile Health Application for Elderly Individuals and Their Caregiver
Samuel Cochran; Robert McComb; Megan Chamberlain; Jessica Garvey-Smith; Elizabeth Lim; Michelle Zhou; Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN; Albert Lai, PhD

The 2015 intern cohort with Dr. Po-Yin Yen​, the SIP Director and her graduate student, Xiaonan Ji, MS:

The 2015 intern cohort with Dr. Po-Yin Yen, the SIP Director and her graduate student, Xiaonan Ji, MS.

Poster Titles Continued:

10. Inhibition of Cholesterol Metabolism May be Effective in Aggressive Ewing's Sarcoma Family Subtypes
Cole Turner; John Hays,  MD, PhD; James Chen, MD

 

11. Applying Sentence Similarity to Retrieve Similar Questions in iUSuR, a Usability Survey Question Bank
Anthony Yang; Xiaonan Ji, MS; Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN

12. A Functionality Review and Comparison of Existing Medication Adherence Applications
Michelle Zhou; Jessica Garvey-Smith; Megan Chamberlain; Samuel Cochran; Elizabeth Lim; Robert McComb; Albert Lai, PhD; Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN

13. Filtering Multiple Microarray Data Sets to Find Genes Consistently Linked to Rett Syndrome
Jonathan Von Stein; Zachary Abrams, BS; Bobbie Kite, PhD, MHS; Philip R.O. Payne, PhD

14. Literature Review of Barriers and Strategies for Improving Medication Adherence
Jessica Garvey-Smith; Michelle Zhou; Megan Chamberlain; Samuel Cochran; Elizabeth Lim; Robert MCComb; Albert Lai, PhD; Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN

15. ​Statistical Analysis of Medicare: Correlation between Dialysis Stations and Hospital Rankings
Carly Polcyn; Zachary Abrams, BS; Tasneem Motiwala, PhD; Bobbie Kite, PhD, MHS; Philip Payne, PhD​

 

If you or someone you know might be interested in participating in this program in an upcoming year, please periodically check our internship page for updates. The application system for Summer 2016 will open in January 2016. The 2016 internship session will begin at the end of May 2016.




 

Posted on 13-Aug-15 by Gentry, James
Tags: Events, Research
 
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