BME congratulates our winners of the 2019 GW Research Days competition

April 15, 2019

Four BME students won five awards at the 2019 GW Research Days competition. This annual, university-wide competition is sponsored by GW’s Office of the Vice President for Research and includes discipline-specific and special topic prize categories. BME students won awards this year in both sets of categories.

Congratulations to:

Category: Biomedical Engineering – Undergraduate Presenters:
1st: Christianne Chua: “
Engineered Live Three-Dimensional "Spark Cell" Structures for Optical Pacing”
Advisor: Dr. Emilia Entcheva

2nd: Anna Warhol: Electrocardiographic response to Doxorubicin treatment in mouse is modulated by conscious and anesthetized state”
Advisor: Dr. Igor Efimov

 

Category: Biomedical Engineering – Graduate Student Presenters:
Biomedical Engineering:
1st (Tie): Frederick Zasadny: A Powerful Approach to Understanding Cardiac Structure and Function”
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Kay
Frederick tied with Jenna Osborn of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

 

Category: GWNIC Award for Microscopy Techniques
1st: Frederick Zasadny: A Powerful Approach to Understanding Cardiac Structure and Function”
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Kay

 

Category: AccelerateGW I-Corps Site Grants
Shuyue Guan:Can a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) implement histogram equalization in image analysis?”
Advisor: Dr. Murray Loew