Clinical Laboratory Sciences Undergraduate Research


Projects 2006-2007


Project                     

Effect of Stress on Platelet Function

Collaboration          McKay Dee Hospital, and Dade Behring
Student Names

Alisha Weiss, Nathan Fenn, Majak Jonn

Faculty Mentor

Kara Hansen-Suchy

Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, October 2006

Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2007
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2007

Publication ERGO, Vol. 2: Spring 2008


Project                            

Comparison of FDA Approved Antimicrobials to Non-Prescription Mexican Antimicrobials

Student Names Trina Riley, Leah Daily, and Tyler Roe
Faculty Mentor

Scott Wright

Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, October 2006
Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2007
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2007
• NCUR (National Conference of Undergraduate Research) San Rafael, CA, April 2007

Publication

ERGO, Vol. 2: Spring 2008
Proceedings of The National Conference On Undergraduate research (NCUR) April, 2007


Project                            

Epidemiology of community-associated Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus and hospital-associated Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus in Salt Lake City, Utah
Collaboration
Dr. David Pombo, Infectious Disease Department, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City,UT
Student Names

Kevin Crandal, Kathy Cox, and Vida Schumacher

Faculty Mentor Travis Price
Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, October 2006

Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2007
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2007


Project                         

The Prevalence of Human Metapneumovirus in Pediatric Patients of Utah


Collaboration
Primary Children's Medical Center, virology department, Salt Lake City, UT
Student Names Michael Christensen, Devin Christensen, Clinton Potter
Faculty Mentor

Scott Wright

Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, October 2006

Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2007
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2007
Publication ERGO, Vol 2: Spring 2008


Project                        

Effects of Pertussis Toxin on Glycosylated Hemoglobin Levels
Student Names

Greg Burton, Brett Gledhill, and Ray Trimble

Faculty Mentor                

Travis Price

Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, October 2006
Conference
Presentations
• WSU Undergraduate ResearchSymposium, Ogden, UT, April 2007
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2007
• NCUR (National Conference of Undergraduate Research) San Rafaeil, CA, April 2007
Publication Proceedings of The National Conference On Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April, 2007


Project                            

Comparative study of antimicrobial susceptibility of uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Collaboration                 
McKay-Dee Hospital microbiology department and WSU Student Health Center
Student Names

Michael McQuilkin, Wyatt Palmer, and Alex Lund

Faculty Mentor

Travis Price

Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, October 2006
Conference
Presentations
WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2007
ASCLS-CLMA Utah State Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2007
NCUR (National Conference of Undergraduate Research) San Rafael, CA, April 2007
Publications Journal of American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Proceedings of The National Conference On Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April, 2007


Project                     

The Effects of Drawing a Pilot Tube on Coagulation Studies

Collaboration
ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
Student Names Marie Ballif and Sarah Hansen
Faculty Mentor

Dr. Yasmen Simonian

Funding ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
Conference
Presentations
• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2007
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2007
• ASCLS National Conference, San Diego, CA, July 2007


Project                           

Fungal Effects and the Eosinophil Role in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Collaboration
Dr. Gerald Gleich, Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah hospital and Dr. Richard R. Orlandi, University of Utah, Department of Otolaryngology
Student Names Ronald Drew Durtschi
Faculty Mentor

Scott Wright

Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, April 2006
Conference
Presentations
• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2007
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2007
• Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research, Utah Valley State College, February 2008