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CONTACT INFORMATION:
Email: mathomp1@aggies.ncat.edu
Mailing Address:
1011 Palmetto St
Greensboro, NC 27405

North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411
Junior Undergraduate Student
Major: Biomedical Engineering

Presentations and Publications

Presentations
Summer Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF)
July 24, 2012
Presented: Comparison of Gene Expression Data with Mathematical Simulations Using Statistical Analysis

NC-LSAMP Conference 2012
September, 21, 2012
Presented: Comparison of Gene Expression Data with Mathmatical Simulations Using Statistical Analysis

ABRCMS Conference 2012
November 7-10, 2012
Presented: Comparison of Gene Expression Data with Mathmatical Simulations Using Statistical Analysis

Annual Meeting of National Science Institute/ Beta Kappa Chi Engineering Honor Society
March 2013
Abstract Title: Comparison of Gene Expression Data to Mathematical Simulations using Statistical Analyses (first place award recipient)

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
November 2012, 2013
(Poster Presentation) Abstract Title: Printing Cell-Laden Alginate Fibers


Publications
Dresch JM, Thompson MA, Arnosti DN, and Chiu C. Two-layer mathematical modeling of gene expression: Incorporating DNA-level information and systems dynamics.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
  • Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program
    • Position: Scholar Member (Fall 2012 - Present)

  • o Engineering Advisory Board Meeting
    • Position: Undergraduate Participant (Fall 2011)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS
  • Biomedical Engineering Society Chapter
    • Position: Member (Fall 2012 - Present)

  • o Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
    • Position: Member (Fall 2012 - Present)

  • o Phi Kappa Phi General Honor Society
    • § Position: Member (Spring 2012 - Present)


HONORS
Dean’s List (Fall 2010 - Present), Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Scholarship (Fall 2010)



Research


My recent research experiences include:

Printing Cell-laden Alginate Fibers: Investigating the use of sodium alginate based fibers as a possible tissue scaffold material for use in corneal implants


RESEARCH ADVISOR
Dr. Danghui Zhu
Assistant Professor
Noth Carolina A&T State Uninversity
Research Interest
  • Biomaterials and Biocompatibility
  • Drug discovery and drug delivery
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Wound care

Current Developments