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Sidia Rose

BSN student
Nursing Department
Jefferson University

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Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Anticipated Graduation June 2006

Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Associate's Degree in Science and Technology
Gradutation: May 2004

Honors & Awards

AMP Scholars - 2004
Drexel REU Research Scholar - 2004
Temple University Bridges to Baccalaureate Research Scholar - 2003

Research Interests

- Collagen fibril formation and self-assembly
- Optimization of collagen transcript length based on transcription error rates, mechanical properties, and self-assembly rates
- Transformation of collagen into yeast

Accepted Abstracts

"A conceptual look at the production and self-assembly rate of collagen fibrils and the role of procollagen C-propeptide for triple helix formation." - Accepted for BMES Conference, October 2004

Relevant Work Experience

MicroRobotics and MechnoEvolution Laboratory
Advisor - Dr. Bradley Layton, Assistant Professor
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel University
Research Assistant, June 2004 to Current

- Utilizing Polymerase Chain Reaction and techniques for DNA amplification
- Establish protocol for amplication of collagen fibrils at traditional lengths found in nature
- Conduct analysis of self-assembly rates of collagen fibrils

Analytical Chemistry
Advisor - Dr. Susan Jansen-Varnum, Professor
Chemistry Department, Temple University
Research Assistant, June 2003 to August 2003

- Isolation and Purification of Proteins
- Analyzed and modeled the structure of DNA and proteins
- Synthesis and structural characterization of an anti-cancer drug



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