Conference Presentations

  • Michael Covington and Jing Su, The Development of Linear Peptides as Islet-Neogenesis Stimulating Drugs for treatment of Diabetes”, 3rd-place winning poster presentation at the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP),  February, 2014
  • Michael Covington, Rich Xue, Tariq Marouf and  Jing Su, “A New Hope, Restoring the Body’s Natural Ability to Fight Diabetes”, oral presentation at NEIU student research symposium, April, 2014
  • Darya Urupina and John Albazi, “Method Development and Validation for the Assay of Hydrochlorothiazide and Determination of Impurites/Degradants in Raw Materials Using Reversed-Phase Liquid Chromatography”, PITTCON Conference, March 2014
  • Monika Boba and John Albazi, “Stability-Indicating Method Development and Validation for Determination of Prednisolone Acetate in Raw Material and Degradant Products Utilizing  Reversed-Phase Liquid Chromatography”, PITTCON Conference, March 2014
  • Jared Lang and Jing Su, “Student Perspectives of Antidepressant Treatment”, poster presentation at NEIU student research symposium, April, 2014
  • Presenters: J. Santoro Thomas and Blaire Sorenson, Co-Authors: Sarette Tilton, Daniel Westcott, Brian Lampert, Alexandra Sakols, Sarah Vorpahl, Emina Stojkovic, Stefan Tsonchev, and Kenneth Nicholson,  “Nanoscale Analysis of Bacteriophytochromes using AFM and STM, Oral Presentation at ” NEIU Summer Research Symposium, Fall 2013
  • Presenter: Marie E. Kroeger, Co-authors: Blaire Sorenson, J. Santoro Thomas, Emina Stojkovic, Stefan Tsonchev, and Ken Nicholson, “Atomic Force Microscopy of Proteins using Peak Force Tapping,” “Oral Presentations at NEIU Student Research Symposium, Spring 2014
  • Mohammed. Shatat, K. Boukallaba, John Albazi, “Synthesis, Characterization and Separation of Ranolazine and its Analogues Using Reverse-Phase Liquid Chromatography,” NEIU 22nd annual student research and creative activities symposium, April 11, 2014
  • Shahzaib Mehdi Syed, John S. Al-bazi, “Synthesis, Purification and Stability Based Method Development of Fenofibric Acid Using Reversed-Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Evaluation of the Impurities in the Synthesized Drug,” NEIU 22nd Annual Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium, Aprill 11, 2014
  • Blaire Sorenson, Co-authors: Daniel Westcott, J. Santoro Thomas, Alexandra Sakols, Sarah A. Vorpahl, Stefan Tsonchev, Emina A. Stojkovic, and Kenneth T. Nicholson, “Characterization of a Protein Photoreceptor in its Light-Adapted State Using Fluid Cell Atomic Force Microscopy,” SACNAS National Conference, Fall 2013, San Antonio, TX.  This poster was also presented at the NEIU Student Research Symposium, Spring 2014.
  • J. Santoro Thomas, Co-authors: Blaire Sorenson, Daniel Westcott, Brian Lampert, Alexandra Sakols, Sarah Vorpahl, Stefan Tsonchev, Emina Stojkovic, and Kenneth Nicholson, Poster presentation “Structural Analysis of Bacteriophytochromes on Graphite and Mica using Scanning Probe Microsocpy,” SACNAS National Conference, Fall 2013, San Antonio, TX.
  • Michael Covington, Courtney Moran, and Sandra Neri, Ana Fraiman, “ORGANIC CHEMISTRY PEER MENTORS’ EXPERIENCE”, NEIU, 22nd Annual Student Research and Creative activities, April 11,2014
  • Oscar Herrera1, Ethan Zheng2, Yun Wang2 *2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, 1Department of Chemistry, “INHIBITION EFFECTS OF P. AERUGINOSA ON A. FUMIGATUS THROUGH SECONDARY METABOLITES PRODUCTION,” 22nd Annual Student Research and Creative activities, April 11,2014
  • Oscar Herrera*, Ethan Zheng, and Yun Wang. “Investigating the over sporulation effect of A. fumigates induced by P. aeruginosa.”  2013 Spring Symposium and Student Research in STEM, IL-LSAMP, Lisle, IL.  February 15-16, 2013. *Award Winner (1st Place – Chemistry Poster)
  • Scott Russell, Tom Weaver, “The Synthesis and Characterization of Zno Quantum Dots,” 22nd Annual Student Research and Creative activities, April 11,2014
  • Keith Arntson and Jing Su, “ Synthesis of a Peptide Substrate for Studying Erk Activation In Islet Neogeneration,” NEIU 21st Annual Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium, April 2013

Masters Thesis

  • Mohammed Aziz Shaik, “Development and Validation of a Stability-Indicating Method for the Determination of Fenofibric acid in Trilipix- Enteric Coated Capsules Using Reversed- Phase Liquid Chromatography” (December 2013), John Albazi, Thesis Advisor.
  • Peter Younan, “Stability-Indicating Method Development and validation For Determination of Miconazole Raw Material and its Degradants Using Reversed-Phase Liquid Chromatography’, (December 2013), John Albazi, Thesis Advisor.
  • Darya Urupina, “Stability-Indicating Method Development and Validation for the Assay of Hydrochlorothiazide and Determination of Impurities/Degradants in Raw Material Using Reverse-Phase Liquid Chromatography’, (December 2013), John Albazi, Thesis Advisor.
  • Raja Pendyala, “Development and Validation of a Stability-Indicating Method for the Determination of Bupropion Hydrochloride Api Using Reversed- Phase Liquid Chromatography”, (December 2013), John Albazi, Thesis Advisor.