2011 Alumni

High School: Catalina Del Oro High School (CDO)
City: Oro Valley
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Urs Utzinger
Research Project: Multi-Channel Microscopy of Angiogenesis

High School: Catalina High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Carol Barnes
Research Project: Double-label Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization: Regional Arc-expression due to sexual behavior in neurons of the Ventral Tegmental Area during aging

High School: BASIS Tucson North
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Melanie Culver
Research Project: Tracking Breeding and Migration Patterns of Mountain Lions with Microsatellites

High School: Cactus High School
City: Glendale
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Yitshak Zohar
Research Project: Fabrication of Microchannels and Functionalization of Microparticles for Application in Life Sciences

High School: Catalina High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lisa Nagy
Research Project: The Effect of Wnt8 on Tribolium Segmental Growth

High School: Flowing Wells High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Betsy Dokken
Research Project: The effects of GLP-1 on nitric oxide production by human cardiac microvascular endothelial cells

High School: Mountain View High School
City: Marana
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mark Riley
Research Project: The Effect of Light Intervals on Closed System Aquatic Environments

High School: Centennial High School
City: Peoria
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Nathan Cherrington
Research Project: Altered renal efflux transporter expression in a mouse model of NAFLD

High School: Mountain View High School
City: Marana
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Rod Wing
Research Project: A Preliminary Chromosomal Physical Map of Leersia perrieri to Further the Evolutionary Studies of the Genus Oryza

High School: Catalina High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bentley Fane
Research Project: Macromolecular Interactions in Microviruses

High School: University High School (UHS)
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Serrine Lau
Research Project: All trans retinoic acid cytoprotects against oxidative damage

High School: Homeschooled
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Anna Dornhaus
Research Project: The Effect of Honeybee Colony Size on Foraging Effort

High School: Catalina Del Oro High School (CDO)
City: Oro Valley
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Kyndt
Research Project: Optimizing Algae for Sustainable Biofuel Production

High School: Desert Vista High School
City: Tempe
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Donna Zhang
Research Project: Activation of Nuclear factor (erythoid-derived 2)-like 2 by CT

High School: University High School (UHS)
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Yin Chen
Research Project: Ribosomal Protein L4 Dissociates from the Ribosomal Complex During Arsenite Stress in HaCaT Keratinocytes

High School: Pueblo Magnet High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Rod Wing
Research Project: Comparing Genomic Frameworks with Reference Sequences through SyMAP

High School: St Gregory
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Terrence Monks
Research Project: Molecular Mechanisms of Long-term MDMA Neurotoxicity: The Role of SERT in MDMA Induced Serotonergic Neurodegeneration

High School: Chandler High School
City: Chandler
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bernard Futscher
Research Project: MicroRNA Expression in Breast Cancer Cells

High School: Flowing Wells High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Todd Camenisch
Research Project: Cos-1 cells as an expression system for Hyaluronan Synthase 2; Implications in heart development

High School: Chandler High School
City: Chandler 
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kirsten Limesand
Research Project: Radiation-Induced Compensatory Proliferation: The Role of the Notch Pathway

High School: Sahaurita High School
City: Sahuarita
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jonathan Vande Geest
Research Project: The creation of synthetic aneurisms through computer programming to create three-dimensional replications

High School: Pueblo Magnet High School
City: Tucson
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Donata Vercelli
Research Project: Human IL13 & IL4 Expression Profile in mIL13+/+, mIL13+/-, & mIL13-/- Transgenic Mice

High School: Mohave High School
City: Bullhead
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Scott Boitano
Research Project: Tissue Culture of Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells to Monitor Ca2+ Signaling in Response to ATP