Poster Session 1

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Add to my favorites Environment and Development in the Indian Himalaya
Presenters
  • Jackie Allen, Senior, International Studies
  • Samia Mohamed Ahmed, Senior, International Studies
Mentor
  • Keith Goyden,

Add to my favorites Increasing Plastid Transformation Efficiency in Tobacco Plants
Presenter
  • Joyce Antonio, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Delene Oldenburg,
  • Arnold Bendich,

Add to my favorites Accessiblity to Urban Greenspace Within the Seattle Metro Area: A GIS Based Analysis
Presenter
  • David Armes, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Gordon Bradley,

Add to my favorites Variable High Velocity Winds from Broad Absorption Line Quasars
Presenter
  • Kenza Arraki, Senior, Astronomy, Physics EIP Scholar
Mentors
  • Scott Anderson,
  • Daryl Haggard,

Add to my favorites What Determines the Fitness of Microbial Populations Adapted to Mutualistic Growth?
Presenter
  • Charles Atkinson, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • David Stahl,
  • Kristina Hillesland,

Add to my favorites Creating a Linguistic Gold Standard for Greek
Presenter
  • Zachary (Zach) Badger-Markey, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms)
Mentor
  • Efthimis Efthimiadis,

Add to my favorites Icelandic Perspectives on Climate Change Mitigation
Presenter
  • Kimberly Bailor, Senior, Comparative History of Ideas, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker,

Add to my favorites Understanding and Modeling Human Decision Making Dynamics – AA Nonlinear Dynamics and Control Laboratory
Presenters
  • Tyler Beauchamp, Sophomore, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Alexander (Alex) Shuler, Junior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Gagandeep (Gagan) Dhillon, Senior, Mechanical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Kristi Morgansen,
  • Nathan Powel,

Add to my favorites Collisions of Galaxies
Presenter
  • Timothy (Tim) Berry, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Thomas Quinn,
  • Ferah Munshi,

Add to my favorites Capacitive Shear Force Sensors
Presenters
  • Aaron Bestick, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • John Thomson, Senior, Electrical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Alexander Mamishev,
  • Kishore Sundara-Rajan,

Add to my favorites An Intersection between Design and Sustainability
Presenter
  • Kelsey Elisabeth (Kelsey) Boyce, Senior, Art (Design Studies)
Mentor
  • Dominic Muren,

Add to my favorites Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, or are You a Quasar?
Presenter
  • Keira Jayne (Keira) Brooks, Senior, Astronomy, Physics NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Zeljko Ivezic,
  • Chelsea MacLeod,

Add to my favorites Membrane Dead-End Filtration Separation of Lignin from Hemicellulose
Presenter
  • Sabrina Jane (Sabrina) Burkhardt, Senior, Paper Science and Engineering
Mentors
  • Richard Gustafson,
  • Hong Lin,

Add to my favorites Examining Changes in Sea Surface Temperature Due to Typhoons in the Western Pacific Ocean
Presenters
  • Tsung (Sophia) Burkhart, Sophomore, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Stephany Wei, Senior, Civil Engineering
Mentor
  • Ren-Chieh Lien,

Add to my favorites Regeneration and Development in Ptychodera Flava
Presenter
  • Alana Byrne, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Billie J. Swalla,

Add to my favorites Drinking to Cope: A Study of Motivation Behind Alcohol Consumption in Women of Color
Presenter
  • Jenna Caluza, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • William George,
  • Hong Nguyen,

Add to my favorites Reform
Presenter
  • William (Bill) Cauchois, Junior, Computer Engineering
Mentors
  • James Landay,
  • Michael Toomim,

Add to my favorites S1P2R and S1P3R Regulation of Smooth Muscle Alpha Actin in Smooth Muscle Cells
Presenter
  • Jacob Caylor, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Guenter Daum,

Add to my favorites The Role of Significant Relationships in Fostering Resilience: A Qualitative Investigation
Presenter
  • Siu (Jaycee) Chan, Senior, Social Welfare
Mentors
  • Todd Herrenkohl,
  • Bart Klika,

Add to my favorites The Artist and the Axe: Redesigning the Relationship Between the Guitar and the Guitarist
Presenter
  • Anthony Chang, Junior, Art (Design Studies), Business Administration (Marketing)
Mentor
  • Dominic Muren,

Add to my favorites Keeping Everybody of All-Ages Safe
Presenter
  • Fiona Cheung, Senior, Business Administration (Marketing), Art (Design Studies)
Mentor
  • Dominic Muren,

Add to my favorites Identifying the Osteoblastic Factor(s) in Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis
Presenter
  • Jessica Chin, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Robert Vessella,

Add to my favorites Seasonal Diversity and Abundance of Phytoplankton in Quartermaster Harbor, Puget Sound and the Occurrence of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)
Presenter
  • Jeffrey (Jeff) Chrush, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Cheryl Greengrove,

Add to my favorites LEED and the Reduction of a Green Building’s Net Energy Footprint
Presenter
  • Caterina (Kay) Clark, Junior, Extended Pre-Engineering
Mentor
  • Theresa Barker,

Add to my favorites Intoxication and Helping Behavior: How College Student's Level of Intoxication Influences their Choice of Helping Behavior in Alcohol-Related Emergencies
Presenter
  • Patrick Coblentz, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Mary Larimer,
  • Eric Pedersen,

Add to my favorites Paper-Based Nucleic Acid Diagnostics for the Developing World
Presenter
  • Devon Cole, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Paul Yager,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Adolescent Alcohol Exposure on Habit Formation
Presenter
  • Anne (Annie) Collins, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Ilene Bernstein,

Add to my favorites Photometric Stereo Sensor for Determining Surface Normals
Presenter
  • David Colmenares, Senior, Computer Science, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Louis LeGrand, , Intel Labs
  • Dieter Fox,

Add to my favorites Evaluating and Optimizing Recycled Concrete Fines in PCC Mixtures Containing Supplementary Cementitious Materials
Presenters
  • Nicholas Connolly, Senior, Civil Engineering
  • Elyse Hanson, Senior, Civil Engineering
Mentor
  • Donald Janssen,

Add to my favorites The Politics of Pork
Presenter
  • Kyle Corn, Senior, Political Science
Mentor
  • John Wilkerson,

Add to my favorites S1P2R Promotes Smooth Muscle Alpha-Actin Expression, a Negative Regulator of Cell Proliferation
Presenter
  • Travis D'Souza, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Guenter Daum,
  • Allison Grabski,

Add to my favorites The Relationship between Sensation Seeking and Drinking Motives
Presenter
  • James Darin, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Christine Lee,
  • Angela Mittmann,

Add to my favorites Characterizing Global Changes in Tropopause Height and Jet Stream Location
Presenters
  • Nicholas (Nick) Davis, Junior, Atmospheric Sciences
  • Joshua (Josh) Smith, Junior, Atmospheric Sciences, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Engineering & Physical)
Mentor
  • Dargan Frierson,

Add to my favorites Effect of Visual Cue on Infant and Auditory Perception
Presenter
  • Robin Dembeck, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • Lynne Werner,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Hybridization on Display Arena Structure in the Manacus Manakins of Bocas del Toro, Panama
Presenter
  • Natalie Demeter, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Tim Billo,
  • Michael Beecher,

Add to my favorites Useful Protocols for Intense Focused Ultrasound Implementation
Presenter
  • Trevor Dickey, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad,

Add to my favorites Behavioral Responses to and Success Rates of Different Biopsy Methods in Cetaceans
Presenter
  • Bethany Diehl, Junior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentors
  • Jennifer Ruesink,
  • Dawn Noren, , NOAA NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Add to my favorites Filtering Abstracts for Protein Interactions in PRISE
Presenter
  • George Dittmar, Senior, Computing & Software Systems, Tacoma Dual Enrollment
Mentors
  • Martine De Cock,
  • Ankur Teredesai, , Institute of Technology
  • Timur Fayruzov,

Add to my favorites Multituberculate Mammals of the Uppermost Cretaceous Lance Formation in Southwestern Wyoming
Presenter
  • Shelly Donohue, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Biology), Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Gregory Wilson,

Add to my favorites Auditory Projections from the Pontine Gray to the Cerebellum in the Big Brown Bat, Eptesicus Fuscus
Presenters
  • Lacey L. (Lacey) Dyckhoff, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Psychology
  • Caitlane Gangstad, Senior, Psychology
  • Nam Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Anthropology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Ellen Covey,
  • Kimberly Miller,

Add to my favorites Meristemoid Gene Expression in Arabidopsis Cell Development
Presenter
  • Mauna Edrozo, Junior, Pre-Sciences NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Keiko Torii,
  • Kylee Peterson,

Add to my favorites The Presence of False Recognition with Varying Amounts of Semantically Related Words
Presenters
  • David (david) Fagerholm, Senior, Psychology
  • Elizabeth (Elle) Tozer, Senior, Psychology
  • Lindsay Magdalene Tooley, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Susan Joslyn,

Add to my favorites The Role of the Mitotic Kinase Plk1 and the AKAP Gravin in Cellular Transformation
Presenter
  • Karly Fischer, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • John Scott,
  • David Canton, , Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Add to my favorites Detecting Fluorescent Protein Expression in Rainbow Trout using an Imaging Cryomicrotome
Presenters
  • Chak (Frankie) Fong, Senior, Biochemistry, The Evergreen State College
  • Charles Thompson, Senior, Molecular Biology, The Evergreen State College
Mentors
  • Clyde Barlow, , The Evergreen State College
  • Benjamin Simon, , The Evergreen State College

Add to my favorites Development of Optical Hydrophone Insensitive to EMI/RFI
Presenter
  • Christopher William Fuller, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • Antao Chen,

Add to my favorites Determinstic Models of Cooperation
Presenter
  • Wayne Gerard, Senior, Computer Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Wenying Shou, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Monitoring Hospital-Associated Infections with Control Charts
Presenter
  • Anna (Annie) Gillan, Senior, Industrial Engineering
Mentor
  • Christina Mastrangelo,

Add to my favorites The Effects of Need on State Social Welfare Spending
Presenter
  • Melanie Gillette, Junior, Political Science, Environmental Studies
Mentors
  • John Wilkerson,
  • Loren Collingwood,

Add to my favorites Wireless Body Area Networks
Presenter
  • Rafael Gonzalez, Junior, Electrical Engineering
Mentor
  • David Allstot,

Add to my favorites Defining Wnt Target Genes in Human Neural Progenitor Cells and Embryonic Stem Cells
Presenter
  • Jamie Goodson, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Randall Moon,
  • Kathryn Davidson,

Add to my favorites Saturated Absorption Laser Spectroscopy of Ytterbium
Presenter
  • Jason Grad, Senior, Physics
Mentors
  • Subhadeep Gupta,
  • Anders Hansen,

Add to my favorites Fatty Acids as Neurogenesis Proliferation Factors
Presenter
  • Behnum (Benny) Habibi, Senior, Philosophy, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Philip Horner,
  • Elizabeth Stoll,

Add to my favorites Post-Ischemic Infection and the Cellular Immune Response in the Brain
Presenter
  • Jessica (Jessi) Hadwin, Senior, English Amgen Scholar, Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kyra Becker,

Add to my favorites Bipartisanship in the United States Senate
Presenter
  • Joshua (Josh) Hansen-King, Senior, Law, Societies, & Justice, Political Science
Mentor
  • John Wilkerson,

Add to my favorites Manipulation of Viral Genetics in the Study of Cancer Development
Presenter
  • Eric Harris, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Lagunoff,

Add to my favorites Blogging between Iraq and a Hard Place: (Dis)engaging Imperial Formations through Interventions in Cyber Spaces
Presenter
  • Margaret (Maggie) Hellis, Sophomore, Near Eastern Studies (Languages & Civilization), Comparative History of Ideas Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Rick Bonus,
  • Ileana Rodriguez-Silva,
  • Chandan Reddy,
  • Francisco Benitez,

Add to my favorites Nutrients, Chlorophyll-a and the Presence of Alexandrium Catenella in Quartermaster Harbor, Puget Sound
Presenter
  • Carrie Hernandez, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Cheryl Greengrove,

Add to my favorites Exploratory Synthesis of Novel Palladium Complexes Towards the Epoxidation of Olefins
Presenter
  • Alexandra (Alex) Herndon, Junior, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Gregory Fulmer,
  • Karen Goldberg,

Add to my favorites Student Perspectives on the Undergraduate Engineering Experience
Presenters
  • Matthew Hicks, Junior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction), Comparative History of Ideas
  • Tia Lee, Sophomore, Communication
  • Robin Jones, Senior, Sociology
  • Laura Julich, Junior, Chemical Engineering
  • Zinnia Xu, Junior, Bioengineering, Computer Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
  • Maria Clow, Junior, Psychology
  • Robert (Rob) Thompson, Senior, Physics, Computer Science Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Ken Yasuhara,

Add to my favorites Ischemic Preconditioning in TLR4-ko Mice Using Optic Nerve White Matter Preparation
Presenter
  • Katie Ho, Senior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jonathan Weinstein,

Add to my favorites Analyzing Properties of the Saturnian Satellite Phoebe Using Spectroscopic Data from The Cassini Orbiter
Presenter
  • Emily Hollenbeck, Junior, Extended Pre-Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Gary Hansen,

Add to my favorites Poverty Bites: Nutrition Under the Poverty Threshold
Presenter
  • Kaisha Hom, Senior, Art (Visual Communication Design)
Mentors
  • Karen Cheng,
  • Crystal Hall,

Add to my favorites p120 Catenin Signaling to Rho GTPases is Necessary for Cell Motility
Presenters
  • Cynthia Hsu, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
  • Martha Adriana (Martha) Zepeda Rivera, Junior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Merrill Hille,

Add to my favorites Expected Shortfall Based Risk Budgeting using Parallel Computing
Presenter
  • Edwin Hu, Senior, Economics, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Mathematical Economics) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Eric Zivot,

Add to my favorites Enhancing First Hyperpolarizability of Nonlinear Optical Chromophore by Substitutions on the Polyene Conjugation Bridge
Presenter
  • Jane Hung, Junior, Pre-Major Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Xiaosong Li,
  • Wenkel Liang,

Add to my favorites Model of Chromosome Movement During Cell Division Suggests that a Viscoelastic Linkage Coordinates Paired Sister Chromatids
Presenter
  • Carol Huseby, Senior, Physics, Biology (Physiology) NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Charles Asbury,
  • Anton Andreev,

Add to my favorites Finding a Feature on a 3D Object through Single-Digit Haptic Exploration
Presenter
  • Kristina Huynh, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Cara Stepp,
  • Yoky Matsuoka,

Add to my favorites Using Cluster Analysis to Locate Influential Points in Regression Data
Presenters
  • Saidislom (Said) Israilov, Sophomore, Mathematics, Economics, Sccc Inactive Code
  • Sui Yun Fei, Junior, Economics
  • Zhaoqun Niu, Freshman, Electronic Engerneering , Sccc Inactive Code
Mentor
  • Allen Harbaugh, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Role of TGF-β Signaling in Smooth Muscle Cells During Vascular Development
Presenter
  • Mia Jaffe, Senior, Biochemistry Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • David Dichek,

Add to my favorites Crossing Cursor: An Interaction Technique Developed to Assist Motor-Impaired Users
Presenter
  • Alex Ian (Alex) Jansen, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentors
  • Jacob Wobbrock,
  • Batya Friedman,

Add to my favorites Developing Luminescent Microspheres for the Simultaneous Measurement of Pressure, Temperature, and Velocity in Fluid Flows
Presenters
  • Dinelli Jayatilaka, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Matthew Lessnau, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Luke Jensen, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Christopher Birge, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Cheng (Damon) Tsai, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
Mentors
  • Dana Dabiri,
  • Gamal Khalil,

Add to my favorites MirrorBoard: Type with One Hand
Presenter
  • Peter Nicholas (Peter) Kamb, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentors
  • Jacob Wobbrock,
  • Batya Friedman,

Add to my favorites The Most Innovative and Entrepreneurial Immigrants: An Extension from Hunt (2009)
Presenter
  • You (Youna) Kang, Senior, Economics
Mentors
  • Seik Kim,
  • Yu-chin Chen,

Add to my favorites The Moderating Effect of Negative Emotion on Urgency and Alcohol Related Problems
Presenter
  • Kenny Ananda (Kenny) Karyadi, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Kevin King,

Add to my favorites Topographic Expression of Eph Receptors in Developing Chick Auditory System Midline
Presenter
  • Daniel Kashima, Senior, Music, Neurobiology Howard Hughes Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Armin Seidl,
  • Edwin Rubel,

Add to my favorites Osteoclast Activity and Bone Loss in Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis
Presenter
  • Palwinder Kaur, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Robert Vessella,

Add to my favorites Parenting Stress and Child Adjustment in Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) Survivors: The Mediating Role of Parenting Behaviors
Presenter
  • Joy Kawamura, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Lynn Fainsilber Katz,

Add to my favorites Asian American Female Representation in 2009 Vogue Fashion Spreads and the Impact of Media Constructions on Asian American Students
Presenter
  • Anisa Khaleel, Junior, Communication, Individualized Studies
Mentor
  • LeiLani Nishime,

Add to my favorites Interpolating Ice Layer Data from Mars in Order to Investigate the Possibility of Past Earth-Like Ice Flow
Presenter
  • Benjamin Braxton (Ben) King, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Dale Winebrenner,

Add to my favorites Development of a Method to Monitor Cleavage of Von Willebrand Factor Fragments in the Presence of Force
Presenter
  • Robin Kirkpatrick, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Wendy Thomas,

Add to my favorites Tracing Radar Layers in Ice on Mars to Seek Evidence for Past Ice Flow
Presenter
  • Ryan Knott, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Dale Winebrenner,

Add to my favorites Imitation Deficits in Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Lauren Koch, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Raphael Bernier,
  • Benjamin Aaronson, , University of Washington Autism Center

Add to my favorites Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity of Rhodium(I) Catalysts for the Hydrogenation of 5-hydroxyfurfural (HMF)
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Korsmo, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified) NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Karen Goldberg,
  • Abby O'Connor,

Add to my favorites The Molecular Basis of Chemotherapy Resistance in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Presenter
  • Paula Kosasih, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Pamela Becker,
  • Aric Zhao,
  • Sylvia Chien,
  • Soumit Basu,

Add to my favorites Expression and Function of Cone Pigment Genes Using Knock-In/Knock-Out Mice
Presenter
  • Leah Landsem, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Maureen Neitz,

Add to my favorites Damage Resistance of Carbon Composites
Presenter
  • Natalie Larson, Sophomore, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Paolo Feraboli,

Add to my favorites Investigating Antiepileptic Drug Mechanisms: A New Frontier
Presenter
  • Ignatius (Iggy) Lau, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Nicholas Poolos,

Add to my favorites Time-Course Effect of Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A on Masseter Muscle Activity
Presenter
  • Somang (Hope) Lee, Senior, Individualized Studies, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Susan Herring,
  • Zi-Jun (Zee) Liu,
  • Wenmin Ye,
  • Katherine Rafferty,

Add to my favorites MMP28-Dependent Effects of APOE Expression and Localization in Macrophages
Presenter
  • Vivian Lee, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Anne Manicone,
  • Michelle Lin,

Add to my favorites Wood Smoke Air Monitoring in the Seattle-Tacoma Area
Presenter
  • Chee (Andy) Leung, Senior, Environmental Health
Mentor
  • Gretchen Onstad,

Add to my favorites See It, Find It, Remember It: An Online Timeline to Assist Breast Cancer Patients in Health Information Management
Presenter
  • Sandra Li, Senior, Computer Science, Informatics
Mentors
  • Wanda Pratt,
  • Batya Friedman,

Add to my favorites Understanding Gene Function in Arabidopsis Thaliana using T-DNA Insertion Lines
Presenters
  • Gabriel Licina, Sophomore, Biology, Sccc Inactive Code
  • Amanuel Negash, Junior, Pre-Major, Sccc Inactive Code
  • Anna Wang, Sophomore, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Sccc Inactive Code
  • Sonja Schmidt, Sophomore, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Sccc Inactive Code
Mentors
  • John Wiseley, , Seattle Central Community College
  • Kate Sowell, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Encouraging Compliance of the Normative Rule
Presenter
  • Jianli Lin, Senior, Psychology, Economics
Mentor
  • Susan Joslyn,

Add to my favorites Cerebellum's Role in Voluntary Eye Movements
Presenters
  • Zachary (Zack) Lindbloom-Brown, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences)
  • Natalie Moriarty, Senior, Psychology, Neurobiology
  • David Sandman, Senior, Neurobiology
  • Jonathan Edward Kreher, Senior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology, Psychology
Mentor
  • Farrel Robinson,

Add to my favorites Development and Characterization of a Microfluidic Equalizer
Presenter
  • Peixian Liu, Freshman, Biochemistry, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Albert Folch,
  • Anthony Au,

Add to my favorites United We Stand?: Asian Americans Attitudes Towards African American's Experiences of Discrimination
Presenter
  • Wen Liu, Recent Graduate,
Mentors
  • Sapna Cheryan,
  • Jennifer Wang,

Add to my favorites Development of a New Active-Learning Laboratory to Support Deeper Understanding of Physiology Concepts and Develop Data Analysis Skills
Presenters
  • Emily Lovelett, Non-Matriculated, Physical Therapy, Sccc Inactive Code
  • Karen Terrado, Sophomore, Biology, Sccc Inactive Code
Mentor
  • Anna Davis, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites The Developmental Trajectory of the EEG Alpha Rhythm During Infancy and its Relation to Autism
Presenter
  • Andrea Ma, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Michael Murias,

Add to my favorites Retention Data Analysis using Markov Chain Analysis
Presenter
  • Declan Pray (Declan) Mallamo, Sophomore, Aeronautical Engineering, Mathematics, Sccc Inactive Code
Mentor
  • Allen Harbaugh, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites The Wnt Signaling Pathway: Measurements of Expression Levels of Wnt Targeted Genes in a Cell Line Collection
Presenter
  • Malary Mani, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Andy Chien,
  • Rima Kulikauskas,

Add to my favorites Moist Convection and Extratropical Static Stability in Aquaplanet GCM Simulations
Presenter
  • Robert Marshall, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences
Mentor
  • Dargan Frierson,

Add to my favorites Measurement of Vertical Tree Trunk Compression as a Method to Estimate Tree Canopy Snow Interception and Ablation
Presenter
  • Kael Martin, Senior, Civil Engineering
Mentors
  • Jessica Lundquist,
  • Jeffrey Berman,

Add to my favorites Drink!: Does Peer Pressure Moderate the Relationship Between Protective Behavioral Strategies and Alcohol Use Among College Students?
Presenter
  • Onel Martinez, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Christine Lee,

Add to my favorites Computational Studies of 2’,7’-Dichlorofluorescein in Vacuum and in Potassium Acid Phthalate
Presenter
  • Bonnie Mattson, Junior, Biology, Sccc Inactive Code
Mentor
  • Colleen Craig,

Add to my favorites Significance of p120 Catenin Serine/Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Vertebrate Development
Presenter
  • Sara Gomes (Sara) Mc Curdy, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Merrill Hille,

Add to my favorites Intense Focused Ultrasound (iFU) for Localizing of Deep Painful Tissue
Presenters
  • Abigail (Abbi) McClintic, Senior, Environmental Health, French NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Josephine Wright, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad,

Add to my favorites Trace-Contaminant Degradation by Wastewater Microorganisms
Presenter
  • Wayne McNeal, Senior, Civil Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Heidi Gough,
  • John Ferguson,

Add to my favorites Stimulus Specific Adaptation of SFM-Selective Cells in the Inferior Colliculus of Eptesicus Fuscus
Presenter
  • Christina Morse, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Ellen Covey,

Add to my favorites Encapsulation of Doxorubicin Within Triblock Copolymer Micelles to Improve Drug Penetration Efficiency in 3-D Multicellular Spheroid Tumor Models
Presenter
  • Christopher (Chris) Mount, Senior, Neurobiology, Bioengineering Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Suzie Pun,
  • Tae Hee Kim,

Add to my favorites Crystallographic Constraints on Magnetite Formation in Plagioclase
Presenter
  • Max Mousseau, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • Peter Selkin,
  • Joshua Feinberg, , University of Minnesota

Add to my favorites Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Antibody Isolation From Serum of Merkel Cell Carcinoma Patients
Presenters
  • Lola Mudgistratova, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Natasha Lee, Junior, Anthropology
Mentors
  • Paul Nghiem,
  • Kelly Paulson,

Add to my favorites The Distribution of Age in a Coastal River Plume
Presenter
  • Melyssa Nagamine, Senior, Civil Engineering, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Alex Horner-Devine,

Add to my favorites Effects of Urbanization on Small Mammal Populations in Seattle City Parks
Presenters
  • Jon Nations, Recent Graduate, Biology, Sccc Inactive Code
  • Eric Fitzgerald
Mentor
  • Jeff Bradley, , Burke Museum

Add to my favorites Dynamics of Droplet Motion on Textured Surfaces
Presenter
  • Ahlmahz Negash, Senior, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • Karl F. Bohringer,
  • Aimi Ahmad Shukri,

Add to my favorites Shifting Perspectives: Seeing What We Don't
Presenter
  • Daniel Nelson, Senior, Comparative History of Ideas, Interdisciplinary Visual Arts
Mentors
  • Paul Berger,
  • Phillip Thurtle,

Add to my favorites Investigating the Optimal Distribution of Feedback Controls in Biochemical Networks
Presenter
  • Bennett Ng, Junior, Bioengineering, Computer Science Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Herbert Sauro,

Add to my favorites Development of a Murine Model of Male Urethral Strictures
Presenter
  • Andrew Ng, Senior, Biochemistry, Communication
Mentors
  • Ian Luttrell,
  • Kanchan Chitaley,

Add to my favorites Patterning the Auditory Epithelium: Avian Hair Cell Proliferation and Differentiation
Presenter
  • Brittany Ng, Senior, Neurobiology, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jennifer Stone,

Add to my favorites Characterizing Prostate Cancer Metastasis
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  • Belinda Nghiem, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Robert Vessella,

Add to my favorites Evaluation of RiboTag Technique on POMC and AgRP Neurons of the Arcuate Nucleus in the Hypothalamus
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  • Stephanie Ngo, Senior, Neurobiology
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  • Elisenda Sanz Iglesias,

Add to my favorites Selective Attention to Transparent Motion is by Blocking and Not by Attenuation
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  • Victor Nguyen, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry, Psychology
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  • John Palmer,

Add to my favorites Baby Blogging: Using Microblogging Technology to Educate Parents on Early Childhood Development
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  • Natasha Noltimier-Strauss, Freshman, Pre Engineering
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  • Julie Kientz,

Add to my favorites Pulse Programmer
Presenters
  • David Nufer, Junior, Computer Engineering
  • Robert (Rob) McClure, Senior, Computer Engineering
  • John Wilson Williams, Senior, Computer Engineering
  • Jeffrey (Jeff) Booth, Junior, Computer Engineering
Mentor
  • Carl Ebeling,

Add to my favorites Nitrogen, Soil Moisture, and Herbivory Effects on Tree Seedlings
Presenter
  • Anna O'Brien, Senior, Biology (Plant) Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers,
  • Ailene Ettinger,

Add to my favorites Adaptive Properties of Filter Neurons in the Inferior Colliculus of the Big Brown Bat
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  • Alex O'brien Lambert, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Ellen Covey,

Add to my favorites A Comparitive Analysis of Environmental Education Practices in Stockholm, Brussels, and Seattle
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  • Makenna O'Meara, Senior, Environmental Studies
Mentor
  • Michael Reese, , Bellevue College

Add to my favorites Improving Purity of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-derived Cardiomyocytes
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  • Willimark Obenza, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Michael Laflamme,

Add to my favorites Designing Spaces for Empathic Communication
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  • Susan Oldham, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentors
  • Julie Kientz,
  • Eun Kyoung Choe,
  • Amanda Fonville,

Add to my favorites An Examination of K-12 Teacher Understanding of Limits in the Context of Kinematics
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  • Alexis Olsho, Fifth Year, Physics NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Peter Shaffer,
  • MacKenzie Stetzer,

Add to my favorites Endophyte Assisted Phytoremediation of Trichloroethylene with Ipomoea batatas- Sweet Potatoes
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  • Tess Paganelli, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentors
  • Sharon Doty,
  • Zareen Khan,

Add to my favorites Droplet Transport on Flat Chemically Heterogeneous Surfaces via Periodic Wetting Barriers and Vibration
Presenter
  • James Parsons, Junior, Computer Science Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Karl F. Bohringer,

Add to my favorites Mapping as a Qualitative Participatory Method in Anthropology
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  • Megan Paulson, Junior, Philosophy, Anthropology
  • Kristianna (El) Bautista, Junior, Social Sciences, Evening Degree Program
Mentor
  • Holly Barker,

Add to my favorites Developing an Ethnomedical Model for the Mapuche of Chile
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  • Kelsey Petrie, Senior, Anthropology, Individualized Studies
Mentor
  • Bettina Shell-Duncan,

Add to my favorites A High-Power 556nm Source for Laser Cooling of Ytterbium Atoms
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  • Jiawen Pi, Senior, Physics
Mentors
  • Subhadeep Gupta,
  • Vladyslav Ivanov,

Add to my favorites Behavioral Screening for Genes Involved in Thermosensation, Chemosensation and Mechanosensation in Danio rerio
Presenter
  • Jason Poon, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Ajay Dhaka,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Virus Construction Technique and Cell Type on Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Neutralization Phenotype
Presenter
  • Nicholas (Nick) Provine, Senior, Microbiology, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Julie Overbaugh,

Add to my favorites DNA Polymerase Delta Mutations in Pediatric Cancer
Presenter
  • Neela Ramanujam, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Tina Albertson, , Seattle Genetics

Add to my favorites Mexican Immigration in Snohomish County
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  • Maria (Elizabeth) Ramirez Arreola, Senior, International Studies: Latin America, American Ethnic Studies
Mentor
  • Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky,

Add to my favorites Plastid Transformation of Liverwort Cells
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  • Anna Reutenauer, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Arnold Bendich,
  • Delene Oldenburg,

Add to my favorites Domestic Violence and Post-Traumatic Growth In Children: Can Vagal Tone Predict Positive Outcomes?
Presenter
  • Hillary Michelle (Hillary) Robbins, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Lynn Fainsilber Katz,
  • Tami Rigterink,

Add to my favorites Purification of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor C (PDGF-C)
Presenter
  • Joshua (Josh) Romain, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Jean Campbell,

Add to my favorites Discrete Hit and Run for Approximating the SAT problem
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  • Steven Russell, Senior, Industrial Engineering
Mentors
  • Zelda Zabinsky,
  • Onur Mete,

Add to my favorites Streptavidin-biotin Interactions: The Importance of a Water Channel
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  • Mary Kathleen (Mary) Salcedo, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences)
Mentors
  • Richard To,
  • Loren Baugh,

Add to my favorites Exploring Associations of Resilience with Diabetes Outcomes in Adolescents: A Pilot Study
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  • Sharla Lianne Leonen (Sharla) Semana, Graduate, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Joyce Yi-Frazier, , Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites A Non-Viral Gene Delivery System for T Lymphocytes  
Presenter
  • Alyssa Sheih, Senior, Bioengineering Amgen Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Hong Shen,

Add to my favorites A Tool to Render Systems Biology Models in LaTeX
Presenter
  • Si (Si Yuan) Shen, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Herbert Sauro,

Add to my favorites Abeta Engraftment in the Optic Nerve of Alzheimer Transgenic Mouse Model Compared to Control
Presenter
  • Wan Ting Christine (Christine) Shiao, Sophomore, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Christopher Keene,

Add to my favorites Task Specific Ionic Liquid-Based Electrochemical Sensor for Direct Detection of Metal Oxide Particulates
Presenter
  • Nasim Shomali, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Amy Shen,

Add to my favorites Attitude, Intervention, and Prevention: The Essentials for Assessing the Needs of Homeless Women Who are HIV Positive
Presenter
  • Steven Simpkins, Senior, Nursing
Mentor
  • Barbara Burns McGrath,

Add to my favorites Women's Perceptions of Computer Science after Interacting with a Stereotypical or Non-Stereotypical Computer Science Major
Presenters
  • Victoria Millian (Tori) Skinner, Senior, Psychology
  • Daniel Castro, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sapna Cheryan,

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of the Kappa-Opioid Receptor in Nicotine Reward
Presenter
  • Jeffrey (Jeff) Smith, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Charles Chavkin,

Add to my favorites Sharing the Sky: Using Social Technologies for Scientific Collaboration
Presenter
  • Ian Smith, Junior, Physics, Astronomy
Mentor
  • Andrew Connolly,

Add to my favorites In Situ Calibration of Magnetic Probes in a Flux Conserver
Presenter
  • Cosmo Smith, Senior, Physics, Computer Science, English (Creative Writing) Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Simon Woodruff, , Woodruff Scientific

Add to my favorites Simulation of Anisotropic Growth of Gliomas using Diffusion Tensor Imaging
Presenter
  • Rita Sodt, Senior, Computer Science, Spanish Amgen Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Kristin Swanson,
  • Russell Rockne,
  • Ira Kalet,

Add to my favorites Case Based Reasoning and Reinforcement Learning for Micro and Macro Level Decisions in the Real Time Strategy Game Starcraft
Presenters
  • Nathan Spencer, Senior, Computing & Software Systems
  • Chad Mowery, Senior, Computing & Software Systems
Mentor
  • Isabelle Bichindaritz, , UW Tacoma

Add to my favorites Silicon Nanophotonic Waveguides for the Mid-Infrared
Presenters
  • Alexander Spott, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics (Comprehensive) Mary Gates Scholar
  • Andrew Spott, Senior, Physics Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Hochberg,

Add to my favorites Factors Impacting the Selection of Standardized Tests for the Diagnosis of Specific Language Impairment
Presenter
  • Shanleigh Sullivan, Senior, Applied Music (Voice), Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • Stacy Betz,

Add to my favorites The Earliest North American Marsupial Ancestor from the Wayan Formation of Southeastern Idaho
Presenter
  • Scott Swan, Junior, Biology (General) Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentor
  • Gregory Wilson,

Add to my favorites Mechanism of RECK in Development of Danio Rerio Dorsal Root Ganglia
Presenter
  • Tanya Swarts, Senior, Biology (General) Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentors
  • David Raible,
  • Andrew Prendergast,

Add to my favorites Influence of Gender and Social Anxiety on Drinking Motivations
Presenter
  • Sara Szeles, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Christine Lee,

Add to my favorites Non-reactive Aluminum Bound Phosphorus Measurement for Wastewater
Presenter
  • Min Tang, Junior, Exchange - Engineering
Mentor
  • Mike Brett,

Add to my favorites Presidential Influence on Congressional Agenda Setting in Foreign and Domestic Policy
Presenter
  • Emma Tessier, Junior, Political Science
Mentors
  • John Wilkerson,
  • Loren Collingwood,

Add to my favorites Visualizing the Role of the Mosquito and Climate on Malaria Transmission
Presenter
  • Tanya Test, Senior, Art (Visual Communication Design), Psychology
Mentor
  • Karen Cheng,

Add to my favorites Visualization of Oil Biogenesis in Live Algal Cells with Nanoscale Resolution
Presenters
  • Wallis Thompson, Junior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
  • Nathan (Nate) Layman, Senior, Biology (General), Environmental Studies
Mentor
  • Mark Cooper,

Add to my favorites Transformative Games and Virtual Ethnicities: Routes to Affect in the Negotiation of American Identity
Presenter
  • Joseph (Joe) Thompson, Senior, Comparative History of Ideas, Music McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Phillip Thurtle,

Add to my favorites Eliminating Nanofracture during PDMS Soft Lithography
Presenter
  • Wes Tooley, Senior, Mechanical Engineering
Mentor
  • Nathan Sniadecki,

Add to my favorites Denial of American Identity Influences Asian American Food Choice
Presenter
  • Amanda Tose, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Sapna Cheryan,

Add to my favorites Convergence Issues Related to Using Linear Imputations for Missing Data
Presenter
  • Daniel Trujillo, Senior,
Mentor
  • Allen Harbaugh, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Women's Lack of Interest in Computer Science Based on Class Proportion of Stereotypical Students
Presenter
  • Yuet (Juhn) Tse, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Sapna Cheryan,

Add to my favorites Expression of KCC2 within Area X: A Birdsong Nucleus Required for Motor Learning
Presenter
  • Christopher (Chris) Vaaga, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • David Perkel,
  • Agnes Bodor,

Add to my favorites What is Nanotechnology? Using Information Graphics to Help Facilitate Interest and Understanding
Presenter
  • Ronald Viernes, Senior, Art (Visual Communication Design)
Mentors
  • Karen Cheng,
  • Marco Rolandi,

Add to my favorites reWriting Ruckus: A Media Conversation Project
Presenter
  • Carl Walker, Senior, Comparative History of Ideas
Mentor
  • Phillip Thurtle,

Add to my favorites Genetic Variation in Erythropoietin Levels: Tissue Specificity and Molecular Mechanisms
Presenter
  • Yue Wang, Junior, Exchange - Engineering
Mentors
  • C. Anthony Blau,
  • Chris Miller,

Add to my favorites Stomatal Acclimation to Climate Change in Invasive Plants
Presenter
  • Irene Weber, Senior, Biology (Plant) Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers,

Add to my favorites An Analysis of First Person Narratives by Women Political Prisoners in Apartheid South Africa
Presenter
  • Ella (Sonja) West, Senior, History, English
Mentor
  • Lynn Thomas,

Add to my favorites Adult Neural Processing of Syntactic Errors in Natural Speech
Presenter
  • Jillian Wood, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • Stacy Betz,

Add to my favorites Mapping Subsurface "Hot Spots" on Mars using THEMIS Thermal Infrared Radiance Data
Presenter
  • Rebecca Wu, Sophomore, Center for Study of Capable Youth NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Joshua Bandfield,

Add to my favorites Characterization of Regulatory T-Cells in Foxp3 Transgenic Mouse Models and its Application in Regulation of Factor VIII-Specific Immune Response in Hemophilia A Mice
Presenter
  • Christine Wu, Junior, Medical Technology
Mentors
  • Carol H. Miao,
  • Benjamin Yen,

Add to my favorites Investigation of the Hydrolytic Stability of 1H,1H-Perfluoro-N-Decyl Acrylate: A Precursor to Perfluorooctanoic Acid
Presenter
  • Ji Hyun Yeam, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma, Tacoma Dual Enrollment
Mentor
  • Joyce Dinglasan-Panlilio,

Add to my favorites Investigating the Reverse Water Gas Shift Mechanism on Platinum by Comparison to the Rate of Carbon Dioxide Dissociation
Presenter
  • Linda Youn, Senior, Biochemistry, International Studies
Mentors
  • Charles Campbell,
  • Matthew Crowe,

Add to my favorites Using Feedback Distortion to Improve Motor Rehabilitation
Presenter
  • Ada Zhang, Senior, Music, Bioengineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Yoky Matsuoka,
  • Reinhold Scherer,
  • Sujata Pradhan,

Add to my favorites Alternative Composite Material Systems as Thin Film Photovoltaics
Presenter
  • Yexuan (Leo) Zhang, Senior, Extended Pre-Engineering
Mentors
  • David Ginger,
  • Kevin Noone,

Add to my favorites Synaptic Scaling is Attenuated in Presenilin 1 Knockout Mice
Presenter
  • Eric Christopher (Eric) Zimmerman, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Jane Sullivan,
  • Kara Pratt,