Undergraduate Research Symposium

* Indicate students in Liu Lab

2020

49. Galindo S**, Lin J*, and Liu H. In Vitro Degradation Properties of the Magnesium Oxide (MgO) on Magnesium (Mg). TUNE Summer Bridge to Research Symposium. Riverside, CA. September 8-11, 2020. (Podium)

48. Shafik M**, Sun D*, and Liu H. A Study of SAPAE Polymer Coatings for Controlling Magnesium Degradation. TUNE Summer Bridge to Research Symposium. Riverside, CA. September 8-11, 2020. (Podium)

47. Seo C**, Sheng R*, Zhang C*, and Liu H. Degradation Quantification and Characterization of PEDOT/PGS Coated Magnesium Microelectrodes In Vitro and In Vivo. The 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Riverside, CA. May 18-19, 2020. (Poster)

2019

46. Seo C**, Zhang C*, and Liu H. 3D-Printed Polymer-Based Nanocomposites for Bone Tissue Engineering. Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 16, 2019. (Podium)

45. Seo C**, Zhang C*, and Liu H. Fabrication and Characterization of PEDOT/PGS Coated Magnesium Microelectrodes. The 13th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium. Riverside, CA. May 14-15, 2019. (Poster)

44. Ortiz A**, Leu W*, and Liu H. Porcine Aortic Heart Valve Calcification and Nanoparticle Treatment. MARC U STAR Research Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 29, 2019. (Poster)

43. Sun L**, Sun D*, Dugger T, Uhrich K, and Liu H. A Study on Salicylic Acid Poly(Anhydride Ester) Coating for Controlling Magnesium Degradation and Improving Bone Regeneration. UCR Materials Connection Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (MacREU) Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 22, 2019. (Poster)

42. Peraza-Martinez G**, Leu W*, and Liu H. Treatment of Aortic Stenosis via Chelating Nanoparticles. UCR Materials Connection Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (MacREU) Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 22, 2019. (Poster)

41. Sapigao D**, Lin J*, and Liu H. Anodization of Mg-Zn-Ca and Mg-Zn-Sr Alloys for Biomedical Applications. UCR Materials Connection Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (MacREU) Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 22, 2019. (Poster)

2018

40. Garduno J**, Lin J*, and Liu H. Investigation of Degradation Properties of nmHA Coated Magnesium for Orthopedic Application. UCR Materials Connection Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (MacREU) Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 17, 2018. (Poster)

39. Kosacki J**, Nguyen N*, and Liu H. Effect of Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles on Motility of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa. MARC U STAR Research Symposium. Riverside, CA. June 11, 2018. (Podium)

38. Azevedo C**, Salmeron LV**, Leu WF*, and Liu H. Polycaprolactone with Citric Acid Coated Iron Oxide Composite for Biomedical Applications. The 12th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium. Riverside, CA. May 7-8, 2018. (Poster)

37. Ha A**, Lin J*, and Liu H. Effects of Mg Surface Roughness on BMSCs Response. The 12th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium. Riverside, CA. May 7-8, 2018. (Poster)

2017

36. Villafana E**, Zhang C*, and Liu H. Investigation of Degradation Behavior of Hydroxyapatite Coated Magnesium. UCR Materials Connection Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (MacREU) Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 24, 2017. (Poster)

35. Morales AD**, Lin J*, and Liu H. Investigation of Cytocompatibility of Pure Magnesium for Orthopedic Application. UCR Materials Connection Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (MacREU) Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 24, 2017. (Poster)

34. Salmeron LV**, Leu WF*, and Liu H. Polycaprolactone with Citric Acid Coated Fe3O4 Composite for Biomedical Applications. 30th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 18, 2017. (Poster)

33. Zhang J**, Zhang N*, and Liu H. Design of Electromagnetic Field Generating Device for Study of Stem Cell Behavior. The 11th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium. Riverside, CA. May 3-4, 2017. (Podium)

32. Villafana E**, Zhang C*, and Liu H. Characterization of Biodegradable Composite Coated Magnesium(Mg) for Bone Regeneration. Annual California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) Statewide Symposium. Irvine, CA. February 4, 2017. (Poster)

2016

31. Azevedo C**, Wetteland C*, and Liu H. PEG-G-Chitosan with Hydroxyapatite and Magnesium Oxide. HSI STEM Pathways Summer Bridge to Research Program Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 26, 2016. (Podium)

30. Pittman R**, Tian Q*, Mukhametkaliyev T*, and Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Hydroxyapatite-Coated Magnesium with Bone Marrow Stromal Cells for Biomedical Applications. HSI STEM Pathways Summer Bridge to Research Program Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 26, 2016. (Podium)

29. Mendez JA**, Tian Q*, and Liu H. Loading Apparatus for Testing Implants under Compressive Load. The MARC U* Program Summer Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 26, 2016. (Podium)

28. Castaneda D**, Ozgul M*, and Liu H. Preparation of Polymeric Nanospheres for Drug Delivery. UCR Materials Connection Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (MacREU) Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 18, 2016. (Poster)

27. Villafana E**, Zhang C*, and Liu H. Characterization of Biodegradable Composite Coated Magnesium (Mg) for Bone Regeneration. 29th Annual Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP) Research Symposium. Riverside, CA. August 10, 2016. (Poster)

26. Tran L**, Jiang W*, and Liu H. A Study of Poly (Glycerol Sebacate) on Magnesium as Bioresorbable Materials. The 10th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium. Riverside, CA. April 19-20, 2016. (Poster)

25. Cortez Alcaraz MC**, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Preparation, Degradation, and Cytocompatibility of Electrophoretically Deposited MgO Nanoparticle Coatings for Orthopedic Applications. The 10th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium. Riverside, CA. April 19-20, 2016. (Podium)

2015

24. Cortez MC*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Electrophoretic Deposition of MgO NPs onto Bulk Mg for Orthopedic Applications. MARC U STAR Summer Symposium, Riverside, CA. September 3, 2015.

23. Si'i J*, Segura M*, Zhang N*, and Liu H. Magnetic Nanocomposite Scaffolds For Tissue Regeneration. HSI STEM Pathways Summer Bridge to Research Program Symposium, Riverside, CA. August 28, 2015.

22. Sanders T*, Jiang W*, and Liu H. In Vitro Cell Study for Characterizing Bioresorbable Materials for Cardiovascular Applications. HSI STEM Pathways Summer Bridge to Research Program Symposium, Riverside, CA. August 28, 2015.

21. Ramirez I*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Mg Anodization for Biodegradable Implants: Surface Topography and Corrosion Resistance. UCR MacREU Symposium, August 20, 2015.

20. Gopez C*, Jiang W*, Tran L*, and Liu H. Bioresorbable Cardiovascular Materials: Impedance Pump-Driven Flow Device for In Vitro Cell Assay. UCR MacREU Symposium, August 20, 2015.

19. Chung R*, Nguyen N*, and Liu H. Antimicrobial Effects of Hydroxyapatite Coated Magnesium Implants Against S. Aureus. 28th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 14, 2015.

18. Deo M*, Tian Q*, and Liu H. The Cytocompatibility of Magnesium Alloys on Human Urothelial Cells. University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees (UC LEADS) Leadership and Research Symposium, March 21, 2015. Merced, CA.

2014

17. Grelling N*, Nguyen N*, and Liu H. The Effect of Varying Nanoparticle Concentrations and pH Levels on the Growth Rate of Staphylococcus Epidermidis. HSI Summer Bridge Program Symposium, Riverside, CA. August 29, 2014.

16. Rey JP*, Jiang W*, and Liu H. Modulating Surface Properties of Magnesium through Polymeric Coatings and Developing Flow Device for Cardiovascular Applications. UCR MacREU Symposium, August 21, 2014.

15. Rivera-Castaneda L*, Tian Q*, and Liu H. Optimization and Characterization of nHA_PLGA Coating on Magnesium Substrate. UCR Summer RISE Program Symposium, August 19, 2014.

14. Tran J*, Wetteland C*, and Liu H. Acellular Degradation of Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) and Hydroxyapatite. 27th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 15, 2014.

13. Lopez M*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Degradation of Mg Alloys and their Cytocompatibility with BMSCs for Orthopedic Implant Applications. UCR 27th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 15, 2014.

12. Cortez MC*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Anodization of Mg-Based Materials for Biomedical Applications: Substrate Effects. UCR 27th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 15, 2014.

11. Deo M*, Tian Q*, and Liu H. The Cytocompatibility of Magnesium Alloys on Human Urothelial Cells. UCR 27th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 15, 2014.

10. Zarate V*, Augello C*, and Liu H. Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) Composites with Magnesium for Neural Applications. UCR 27th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 15, 2014.

9.  Miller C*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Enhanced Corrosion Resistance of Anodized Magnesium for Orthopedic Applications. Eighth Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Symposium, April 29-30, 2014. Riverside, CA.

8.  Miller C*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Anodization of Magnesium for Orthopedic Applications. University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees (UC LEADS) Leadership and Research Symposium, March 22, 2014. Riverside, CA.

2013

7.  Miller C*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Nano-scale Surface Morphology of Magnesium Anodized in a 10M KOH Electrolyte. UCR 26th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 16, 2013.

6.  Tu J*, Lock J*, and Liu H. Degradation of Magnesium Alloys in Artificial Urine Solution for Potential Biodegradable Ureteral Stent Applications. Seventh Annual Symposium and Creative Activity for Undergraduate Research. June 2013. Riverside, CA.

5.  Mai ED*, Bansal Nidhanjali*, Le F*, Reyes M*, Tang J*, and Liu H. Design of Impedance-Driven Flow Device for Studying Magnesium Degradation in Simulated Body Fluid. Seventh Annual Symposium and Creative Activity for Undergraduate Research. June 2013. Riverside, CA.

4.  Miller C*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Nano-scale surface morphology of Magnesium Anodized in a 10 M KOH Electrolyte. Seventh Annual Symposium and Creative Activity for Undergraduate Research. June 2013. Riverside, CA.

2012

3.  Wyatt E*, Lock J*, and Liu H. Antimicrobial Characteristics of Magnesium for Potential Ureteral Stent Applications. UCR 25th Annual MSRIP Summer Research Symposium, August 15, 2012.

2. Tu J*, Lock J*, Liu H. Biodegradable Properties of Magnesium Alloys for Ureteral Stents. Sixth Annual Symposium for Undergraduate Research, 2012. Riverside, CA.

1. Patel T*, Iskandar M*, Liu H. Rate of Degradation of Magnesium (Mg) Alloy Screws in Phosphate Buffered Saline. Sixth Annual Symposium for Undergraduate Research, 2012. Riverside, CA.