On March 20, 2018 four Mississippi INBRE Scholars presented their research as a part Posters in the Rotunda. This state-wide event showcased some of the top research done in the State of Mississippi in the Capitol Building. Thirty-three students from the state of Mississippi were chosen for this prestigious honor. Students at the event represented the eight public universities in the state: Alcorn State University, Delta State University, Jackson State University, Mississippi State University, Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi Valley State University, The University of Mississippi, and The University of Southern Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE Scholars included:

Shelley Edwards, Millsaps College, Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar
Sex Dependent Effects of Novel Kappa Agonist, Nalfurafine, on the Analgesic Quality and Abuse Liability of Oxycodone”

Ayasha Evans, Alcorn State University, Mississippi INBRE Academic-Year Scholar
Plasmonic Gold Nanostructure for Biological Sensing”

Shreya Ghimire, Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi INBRE Academic-Year Scholar
Synergistic Effects of Proteasomal and Lysosomal Enzyme Inhibitors on Plasma Membrane CFTR”

Lisa Shrestha, Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi INBRE Academic-Year Scholar
“Optimization of Western Blotting for the Detection of High and Low Molecular Weight Proteins”

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