Mentor: Yogesh Vohra, PhD, Professor, Department of Physics, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Director, UAB Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, ykvohra@uab.edu

Mentor: Nicole C. Riddle, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, riddlenc@uab.edu

Mentor: Dr. Ilias Perakis, Chair, Department of Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, E-mail:abain@uab.edu.

Mentor:  Dr. Margaret Johnson, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CHEM 274, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-1240. Telephone:  (205) 934-8137 Fax: (205) 934-2543