Shaw Students Participate in Student Research
May 29, 2012 –
Three Shaw University students participated in the first annual Student
Research Conference sponsored by the Fayetteville State University
Graduate School and the HBCU Master’s Degree STEM Program. Merone Zewde,
Natieka Green, and Kevan Julye each presented
their research and networked with other conference presenters and
Ms. Zewde presented her research “Bromelain
Treatment of Mouse B Cells inVitro Modulate the Expression Cell Signaling Receptors;” Ms. Green presented “Racial Disparities in Alcohol
Use: Findings from the Exploring Health Disparities in Integrated Communities Study;” and Mr. Julye presented “Biodiesel from Locally
Grown Oil Seed Crops: A Comparative Study of Canola and Camelina.” Following their presentations, each student took questions from other conference attendees.
conference began with a plenary session featuring keynote speaker Dr.
Christopher Edwards. A
licensed psychologist, Dr. Edwards currently is the Medical Director of
the Biofeedback Laboratory and Pediatric Neuropsychology Service at
Duke University Medical Center in Durham. In addition, the conference
luncheon featured speaker Dr. Ingrid Hall, a Lead
Epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in
Other universities, including Texas A&M, North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central also participated
in the conference.