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Medical Biotechnology: MBT Research Projects

A compilation of resources for researchers, faculty, and students in the Medical Biotechnology Program.

MBT Research Projects


Suppression Of Atherosclerosis by Regulatory T Cells Using Tolerogenic Adjuvant and Antigenic Peptides by Constant, Laura Jane

Identification Of The Anti-Cancer Drug Glycyrrhizin In Human Prostate Cancer Cell Lines by Dworecki, Boguslawa Romana

Down Regulation Of the Fat Mass and Obesity Associated Gene (FTO) Disrupts Energy Balance in Human by Pitman, Ryan T.


Novel Anticancer Therapeutics Targeting Telomeres and Telomerase A Review by Ruden, Maria

Evaluation of DNA Vaccine Delivery Methods for Immunization Against Lymphatic Filariasis by Sambanthmoorthy, Sharmila

Genotypic And Phenotypic Assay Development And Screening Of Inositol Hexakisphosphate-Binding Mutants by Williams, Raylene


Mechanism of Resistance to c-Met Tyrosine inhibitors and Therapeutic Role in Human Melanoma by Etnyre, Deven K.

Role Of c-Met and EGFR Synergism and Identification of Targets Causing Resistance to their Inhibitors by Fong, Jason T.

Molecular Identification Of Diethylcarbamazine Drug Target Proteins by Foti, Lisa R.

Local Or Regional Resources For Polymerase  Chain Reaction Screening For Winnebago And Surrounding Counties          by Garcia, Sharon Patricia

Use Of Spermine-Based Macromolecules as Non-viral Transfection Vector by Khambhati, Hiren

Does Amine Oxidase Create Oxidative Stress In ESCHERIAHIA COLI? by Kumar, Sripriya Ravindra

T-Oligo and its Associated Proteins in Apoptosis and Senescence by Mulnix II, Richard E.

Regulation Of Beta Adrenergic Receptor Induced Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate Propagation by Parikh, Dippal H.

Role Of High Mobility Group Box1 in Hormone Induced Prostate Cancer by Patel, Purvi

Evaluating Various Factors Associated with Medical Specialty Choice Among Graduates of the University of Illinois Rural Medical Education (RMED) Program by Shirani, Mehrnoosh

NOTCH1 Regulation of microRNA-29 (miR-29) Family of microRNA in T Helper Type 1 (Th1) Polarized Cells by Srinivasan Janani

The Role Of Oxytocin and Vasopressin in Autism Intranasal Clinical Trials by Sykaluk, Laura

Characterization Of Human TLR10 Expression in Cells of B Lymphocyte Lineage by Vigh, Vasundhara

The Role Of CKS1B and CKS2 in Ovarian Cancer by Zindel, Kristin


Molecular Interactions Of The nsp13 SARS-CoV Helicase with SSYA10-001 Helicase Inhibitor And The nsp12SARS-CoV RNA-dependent RNA Polymerase by Kassim, Ademola

Role Of endothelial cell protein disulfide isomerase in regulating αvß3 intergrin function and thrombus formation by Bhise, Shruti Sunil

Effects of Gene Silencing of the Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Product in prostate Cancer by Elangovan, Indira Maheswari

Effects of Lovastatin on the PRL-3 Cascade of Events in Prostate cancer by Palmer, Allison

Takeda Development Center Americas, INC. Project Planning & Management Department Internship  In Strategic Project Management by Rashid, Jake A.

Cloning Expression and Evaluation of the Vaccine Potential of Different Multivalent Fusion Proteins against Lymphatic Filariasis by Schmidt, Tiffany

Role of PRL-3 IN Prostate Cancer metastasis by Sundar, Jyotsna

Role of HNF-6 (Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor-6) Transcription Factor in Bile Acid Enterohepatic Cirulation by Tanpure, Smita P.


Characterization of BmHSP12.6 to identify the human IL-10R binding and its functional significance by Kim, Hyerihwa

Reduce Cleaning Validation Recovery Testing by Assessing the Physical Properties of Plastics by Konopa, Daniel L.

Isolation and Characterization of Etoposide-hypersensitive Mutants of Human Topoisomerase II a by Kushwah Prathu Raj Singh

Exploring HMGB1 as an antigen target for immunization against atherosclerosis by Pan, Yue

Discovery of Antivirals Against Herpes Simplex Virus by Shah, Dhara Ketul

Expression Profiles of EGFR, c-Met, and mTOR/Wnt Alternative signaling pathway Proteins in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer by Shearrow, Caleb

The Ratio Of Glucocorticoid Receptor Isoforms Determines the Sensitivity to Dexamethasone-mediated Cell Killing in B Cell Sunsets by Yan, Zhaoqi