Clinical Laboratory Sciences Undergraduate Research

Projects 2007-2008

Project

Mechanisms of Resistance for Streptococcus pyogenes in Northern Utah

Collaboration CLS students working on separate undergraduate research project: Bruce Jolly, Lauren Jackson,Todd Keskey. Clinics/hospitals involved: Tanner Clinic, Redwood Clinic, Ogden Clinic, Davis Hospital, Weber State Student Health Clinic.
Student Names

Ryan Rowe, Ryan Stephenson, Destry East

Faculty Mentor

Scott Wright

Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, October, 2007
Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008
• NCUR (National Conference of Undergraduate Research) Salisbury, MD, April 2008

Publications             Submitted for publication to Journal of American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences Proceedings of The National Conference On Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April, 2008


Project            

Survey on Pretransfusion Compatibility Testing Methodologies in the Western United States

Student Names

Brianne Dahl, Kelsey Farnsworth, Teresa Patterson

Faculty Mentor William Zundel
Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, November, 2007
Conference Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008
• ASCLS National Convention, Washington D.C., July 2008


Project             

Comparability of Patient Results and its Verification in Multiple Medical Laboratory Instruments

Collaboration ARUP, Salt Lake City, UT
Student Names

Krista Hudgens , Loren Liu

Faculty Mentor Leonard G. Nielsen
Funding ARUP,Salt Lake City, UT
Conference Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008


Project

Macrolide Resistance Rates To Streptococcus pyogenes along the Wasatch Front

Collaboration            CLS students working on separate undergraduate research project: Ryan Rowe, Ryan Stephenson, Destry East. Clinics/hospitals involved: Tanner Clinic, Redwood Clinic, Ogden Clinic, Davis Hospital, Weber State Student Health Clinic.
Student Names

Bruce Jolly, Lauren Jackson, Todd Keskey

Faculty Mentor Travis Price
Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, October, 2007
Conference
Presentations

WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008
NCUR (National Conference of Undergraduate Research) Salisbury, MD, April 2008


Project                           

Establishment of Second Trimester Reference Intervals for TSH and FT4 on the Roche Modular E170

Collaboration           Dr. Roberts, Medical Directory of automated Core Lab, ARUP, Salt Lake City, UT
Student Names

Rechelle Silvio, Karly Swapp

Faculty Mentor Kara Hansen-Suchy
Funding ARUP, Salt Lake City, UT
Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008
• ASCLS National Convention, Washington D.C., July 2008 - Awarded 2nd place student poster competition


Project     

Comparison of Homemade LISS to manufactured pharmaceutical LISS

Student Names         

Mike Blodget, Brian Hains, Kyle Wren

Faculty Mentor William Zundel
Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, November, 2007
Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008


Project                  

TRALI: A National Survey of Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury

Student Names

Kyle Fowers, Bryce Hoover, Paul Jeffery

Faculty Mentor William Zundel
Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, November, 2007
Conference
Presentations

WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008


Project

Incident Rate of Respiratory Virus Infections for Utah

Collaboration            IHC Central Laboratory, Salt Lake City, UT
Student Names

Amy Jones, Bryan Keisel, Nichole Thompson

Faculty Mentor Scott Wright
Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008


Project

The Effects of Chemotherapy on Blood Eosinophil Counts In Breast Cancer Patients

Collaboration            Dr. Earl Gray, Oncologist, Ogden, UT
Student Names

Tanya Willcox, Laurie Shelton, Benjamin Heideman

Faculty Mentor Dr.Yasmen Simonian
Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008


Project               

The Effects of Secondary Centrifugation on a Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

Student Names        

Allison Barto , Ryan Mcgary , Brady Tucker

Faculty Mentor Gary Nielsen
Funding WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, November, 2007
Conference
Presentations

• WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ogden, UT, April 2008
• ASCLS-CLMA Utah Spring Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008