Annual STEM Research Symposium

13th Annual STEM Research Symposium

Chemistry-Physics

Winners

Evdoxia Mastrominas 1 and Zuzana Zajickova 1 (1Department of Physical Sciences, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) The effect of cross-linkers on the properties of hybrid organic-silica monoliths

Honorable Mentions

Andrea Torrecilla 1 and Conrad Fischer 1 (1Department of Physical Sciences, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) Pegylated elabela analogues as cardio-protective drugs

Mathematical Sciences - Computer Science - Physics

Winners

Franziska-Marie Ahrend 1, Jessica Garcia 1, and James Haralambides 1 (1Department of Math & Computer Science, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) A data analytic investigation on demographically segmented visitors' behaviors on a websites subsection of academic programs

Honorable Mention

Jessica Garcia 1 and Sanja Zivanovic 1 (1Department of Math & Computer Science, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) A python utilization for visualization of neighborhood crime

Psychology

Winners

Janika Koelblin 1, Guillermo Wated 1, and Sabrina Des Rosiers 1 (1Department of Psychology, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) Self-perceived employability and psychological well-being in minority college students

Alexandra Lavado 1, Sabrina Des Rosiers 1, Guillermo Wated 1, and Seth Schwartz 2 (1Department of Psychology, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, 2Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas , Austin , TX) Association between dimensions of acculturative stress, social relationships, and anti-social behavior in Hispanic youth.

Biology

Michelle Gonzalez 1, Jovelyne Charles 2, Emily Hernadez 1, Melissa Rigueros 1, and Poincyane Assis-Nascimento 1 (1Department of Biology, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, 2Department of Clinical Biology, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) Effect of local raw Florida honey on the proliferation of Lactobacillus plantarum derived from the human gut

Honorable Mention

Anastasia Kotsanis 1, Oscar Gonzalez 1, Celia Burgos 1, Raquel Castillo 1, Jenson Feys 1, Victoria Martinez 1, Zachary Money 1, Carmen Nieves 1, and Poincyane Assis-Nascimento 1 (1Department of Biology, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) Prebiotic effects of local raw Florida honey on the human gut bacteria Lactobacillus acidophilus

Health Sciences

Michelle Etchebaster 1, Morgan Vyas 1, Tal Amasay 1, Laura Albuja 2, and Delia Leal 2 (1Department of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, 2Department of Nursing, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) The prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries and burn out in undergraduate nursing students at Barry University

Charles Bell 1, Zacharias Papadakis 1, and Andreas Stamatis 2 (1Department of School of Human Performance & Leisure Sciences, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, 2Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY) College basketball recreational & club level power and agility scores vs. 2019 NBA draft

Honorable Mention

Peter Beitia 1, Scott Grondin 2, Andreas Stamatis 3, and Zacharias Papadakis 1 (1Department of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, 2City of Hialeah Fire Department, City of Hialeah Fire Department, Hialeah, FL, 3Sport and Wellness, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY) Evaluating a fire departments conditioning programs ability to predict tactical performance from physical fitness testing

Vanessa Camacho 1, Raquel Sais 1, Blakely Keyser 1, and Belkis Landa-Gonzalez 1 (1Department of Occupational Therapy, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL) Investigating the effectiveness of occupational therapy sleep interventions in clients with schizophrenia: a scoping review

Zoey Jackson, Michelle Etchebaster 1, Melissa Dorvily 1, Tal Amasay 1, Zacharias Papadakis 1, Andreas Stamatis 2, and Jeffery Forsse 3 (1Department of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, 2 Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY, 3 Department Human Performance and Recreation, Baylor University, Waco, TX) Physical inactivity during COVID-19 moderates body fat percentage - relative handgrip strength relationship on Black females