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University of Iowa News Release

May 6, 2005

photos: left to right, Angela Schnell, Katharine Davis, Leana Guerin, and Molly Krupius

Local Student Honored For Research Poster

(Student name) of (hometown), a student in the University of Iowa (college), was one of eight students honored at the UI's seventh annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session, held April 21.

Sixty-four students from across campus presented their research at the poster session. Each winner received a $100 prize, courtesy of the UI Office of the Associate Provost for Health Sciences, the Public Policy Center, and the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program.

(Student last name)'s poster was titled, "(title of poster)."

EDITORS: Five of the eight students are listed below alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa students listed first.

IOWA

Dike: Angela Schnell; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Health and Sports Studies; "Examining the Accuracy of the AMP 331 Activity Monitor"

Dubuque: Katharine J. Davis; College of Dentistry; "Value of Extramural Experiences from an Alumni Perspective"

Fairfield: Leana A. Guerin, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine; "FHIT (Fragile Histidine Triad Gene): Microsatellite Instability, Loss of Heterozygosity and Decreased Protein Expression in Oral Squamous Carcinoma"

ILLINOIS

Geneva: Molly Krupius; College of Pharmacy; "Evidence for the Methylation of Nortriptyline and Desipramine"

BRAZIL

Mogi das Cruzes: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Exercise Science; "A Novel Method to Study Vascular Function in Isolated Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells"

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5139 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

MEDIA CONTACT: David Pedersen, (319) 335-8032, david-pedersen@uiowa.edu.