Biochemical Toxicology

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Xiaoping Pan Department: Biology Contact Information: panx@ecu.edu, Room 514 Science & Technology Building   Research Description Highlights of Research:  Our research of Biochemical Toxicology investigates the mode of action of various substances and materials including crude oil/dispersant system, abused drugs, and metallic nanoparticles, and environmental obesogens etc. Experimental organisms include Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) and Rattus

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How Do Mitochondrial Respiratory Proteins Work?

Faculty Information Faculty Name:                    Tonya Zeczycki Department:                       Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Contact Information:           zeczyckit@ecu.edu, East Carolina Heart Institute Rm. 4400   Research Description Highlights of Research: The allosteric regulation of enzyme activity is fundamental to preventing metabolic and homeostatic chaos. A colossal number of complex, multifunctional enzymes important to metabolic and cellular processes exhibit some form of

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Cellular Posttranscriptional Response to Hypoxia

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Kyle D. Mansfield Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Brody School of Medicine Contact Information: mansfieldk@ecu.edu; 744-5519; Room 5S-10 Brody   Research Description Highlights of Research: Oxygen limitation, or hypoxia, is a key component of many diseases and includes periods of acute ischemia such as arise during stroke, as well as more persistent hypoxia like that which

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See the Triumph Campaign

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Allison Crowe Department: Interdisciplinary Professions Contact Information: crowea@ecu.edu, 225 Ragsdale Hall   Research Description Highlights of Research: See the Triumph is a research-based, social media advocacy campaign that is the result of research studies with survivors of past abusive intimate relationships. These studies were conducted by Dr. Christine Murray at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Dr.

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3D Printing / Advance Manufacturing and Renewable Energy

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Dr. Ranjeet Agarwala Department: Technology Systems Contact Information: agarwalar@ecu.edu, 328-9642   Research Description Highlights of Research: 3D Printing /Advance Manufacturing and Renewable Energy: Student will assist in various research activities related to 3D printing and 3D Printing /Advance Manufacturing and Renewable Energy.     Qualifications Requirements:Students must have a technology or engineering background Class or level

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North Carolina Literary Review Internship

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Professor Margaret Bauer Department: English Contact Information: BauerM@ecu.edu; 328-1537   Research / Creative Activity Description Highlights of Creative Activity:   Internship with the North Carolina Literary Review Students participate in the production of the forthcoming issues of ECU’s award-winning literary magazine/scholarly journal, as well as various submission, sales, marketing, and management activities. Individual interns can develop

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Water Quality Monitoring Technology

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Randall Etheridge Department: Engineering and Center for Sustainability Contact Information: etheridgej15@ecu.edu; Slay 204   Research Description Highlights of Research: The research is focused on quantifying the water quality benefits of ecosystem restoration projects or agricultural best management practices to improve their design. The student will be working with data collected using recently developed water quality monitoring

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Strengthening the Product Design and Development Process

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Brian Sylcott Department: Engineering Contact Information: sylcottb15@ecu.edu   Research Description Highlights of Research:   The focus of my research is gaining a better understanding of how consumers evaluate and form preferences for products. The goal is to use this information to aid in the product design and development process. The work entails collecting data while potential

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4 Nutrition and Nutrition Science Research Projects

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Virginia Carraway-Stage, PhD, RDN, LDN Department: Nutrition Science, College of Allied Health Sciences Contact Information: carrawaystagev@ecu.edu, Center for Pediatric Healthy Weight, Warren Life Science Building 189   Research Description There are currently 4 research projects ongoing in my research lab with potential for student engagement: Meal Creation Tool: A study aimed at developing and evaluating a

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History of NC Hurricanes

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Tom Allen Department: Geography Contact Information:  allenth@ecu.edu, Brewster A238   Research / Project Description Highlights of Research / Creative Activity: I am developing a set of maps and graphics that tell the history of hurricanes in North Carolina and assimilate them in rich graphics and multimedia as well as digital maps on the North Carolina Coastal

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