Poster Session 2

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to my favorites Assessing the Effect of Maternal Depression, Family Adversity and Low Income on Preschoolers’ Temperament
Presenters
  • Violeta Abramova, Recent Graduate,
  • Sharla Lianne Leonen (Sharla) Semana, Graduate, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Liliana Lengua,
  • Cara Kiff,

Add to my favorites Auditory Physiology and Behavior of the "Sneaker" Male Plainfin Midhsipman Fish (Poricthys Notatus)
Presenter
  • Andrew Steven (Andrew) Acob, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), American Ethnic Studies Howard Hughes Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Joseph Sisneros, , UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Add to my favorites A Series of Time and Space
Presenter
  • Edlin (Eddy) Adams, Senior, Digital Arts & Experimental Media Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Shawn Brixey,

Add to my favorites Population Genetics and Dispersal Among Montane Colonies of Eciton Burchellii Army Ants
Presenter
  • Cara Allen, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Sean O'Donnell,
  • Thomas Soare,

Add to my favorites Test-Retest Reliability of the Standardized Assessment of Phonology in Aphasia
Presenter
  • Laine Anderson, Senior, French, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • Diane Kendall,

Add to my favorites Identification of Histone Deacetylases Involved in Regulation of Replication Origins in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
Presenter
  • Vishwanath (Vishu) Anekonda, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Toshio Tsukiyama, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Naomi Bogenschutz, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Environmental Education and Awareness in Low-Income Communities of Seattle: A Case Study of the Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club and the Use of Concept Mapping to Assess Student Learning
Presenter
  • James (Ryan) Applegate, Senior, Environmental Studies
Mentor
  • Ursula Valdez, , UW Bothell

Add to my favorites Implicit Sexual Orientation Self-Concept: A New Tool for Investigations into Sexual Orientation
Presenter
  • Sarah Megan (Sarah) Baillie, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Cheryl Kaiser,
  • Lori Malahy,

Add to my favorites Biomarker Development for Fatigue in HIV
Presenter
  • Sundeep Bajwa, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Joachim Voss,

Add to my favorites The Effects of Video Games on Visual Processing
Presenter
  • Zeke Barger, Junior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Lin,
  • Scott Murray,
  • Geoffrey Boynton,

Add to my favorites Assisting SQL Composition through Context-Aware Snippet Suggestion
Presenter
  • Leilani Battle, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms), Computer Engineering
Mentors
  • Magdalena Balazinska,
  • Nodira Khoussainova,

Add to my favorites Developmental Changes in Propagation Patterns of Waves of Spontaneous Activity in Mouse Cerebral Cortex
Presenters
  • Matthew Becker, Senior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Luke Franz Mather, Senior, Neurobiology
  • Jennifer Moore, Senior, Biology (Physiology) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • William Moody,

Add to my favorites Numerical Modeling of Economic and Societal Hazards of the Green River Floodplain, King County, WA
Presenter
  • Luke Bergman, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Biology)
Mentor
  • Katharine Huntington,

Add to my favorites Effectiveness of School Nurse Services for Children with Asthma: An Outcomes-focused Systematic Review
Presenter
  • Allison Gienger, Fifth Year, Nursing
Mentor
  • Mayumi Willgerodt,

Add to my favorites Rethinking Mobile Text Entry
Presenters
  • Andrew (Andy) Boer, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Christopher Claiborne, Senior, Informatics
Mentors
  • Batya Friedman,
  • Jacob Wobbrock,

Add to my favorites Assessing Data Reliability by Comparing Performance on BARS and BARSpc
Presenter
  • Kendra Broadwater, Senior, Environmental Health
Mentor
  • Diane Rohlman,

Add to my favorites Steam and Groundwater Nutrient Budget for Spirit Lake, Mount Saint Helens, WA
Presenter
  • Nicole Butcher, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Jim Gawel,

Add to my favorites Unraveling the Molecular Mechanisms of Stomatal Development in Arabadopsis Thaliana
Presenter
  • Benjamin Alan (Ben) Burrows, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Keiko Torii,

Add to my favorites Association of Anger with Physiological, Psychosocial and Demographic Variables in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
Presenter
  • Emil Buscaino, Senior, Biology (General), English
Mentor
  • Joyce Yi-Frazier, , Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites ENT Localization in Plateau and Asynchronous Cells
Presenter
  • Jenny Chan, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Schwartz,
  • David Plotnik,

Add to my favorites Beauty is More Than Appearance: Racial Stereotypes and Interracial Attraction
Presenter
  • Joy F. (Joy) Chan, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Cheryl Kaiser,
  • Clara Wilkins,

Add to my favorites Characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Phylogenetics by Virulence-Locus Sequence Typing
Presenter
  • Shinn-Yi (Cindy) Chou, Senior, Applied Music (Orchestral Instruments), Biology (Physiology), Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Mark Strom, , Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Add to my favorites Hippocampal Sclerosis in the Population-Representative Adult Changes in Thought Study: Prevalence and Relationship to other Common Neuropathologies of Aging
Presenter
  • Michelle Christopher, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Joshua Sonnen,

Add to my favorites False Positive Rates of Forensic Identification With Varying Familial Relationships Within a Database
Presenter
  • Sarah Clowes, Sophomore, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Sccc Inactive Code
Mentors
  • Rorianne V. Rohlfs,
  • Wendy Rockhill, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Enhancement of a Computationally-Designed Enzyme: A Contribution to the End of Global Warming
Presenter
  • Catherine Coe, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry Levinson Emerging Scholar
Mentors
  • David Baker,
  • Justin Siegel,

Add to my favorites Neurobiological Processing of Language Features: An Event-Related Potential Study
Presenter
  • Elliot Collins, Senior, Psychology, Romance Linguistics
Mentor
  • Lee Osterhout,

Add to my favorites Trash Not Treasure: A Threat-based Guide to Marine Debris
Presenters
  • Allison Cook, Senior, Environmental Studies
  • Tracy Lynne Smith, Senior, Environmental Studies
Mentors
  • Jane Dolliver,
  • Julia Parrish,
  • Michael Reese, , Bellevue College

Add to my favorites Inhibition of Multicellular Coordination in Dictyostelium Discoideum via Free Radical Consumption
Presenters
  • William-Cole (Cole) Cornell, Sophomore, Biology, Sccc Inactive Code NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Jason Pui, Sophomore, Biomedical Engineering, Sccc Inactive Code
Mentors
  • Kate Sowell, , Seattle Central Community College
  • Wendy Rockhill, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Developing Appropriate Health Education for the Homeless
Presenter
  • Georgia Pauline (Georgia) Costa, Senior, Nursing
Mentor
  • Josephine Ensign,

Add to my favorites Visual Communication and the Perception Beauty in our Society: A Paradigm of Vogue and the French Court of Louis XIV
Presenter
  • Lauren Noel (Lauren) Cutting, Senior, Art (Design Studies)
Mentor
  • Dominic Muren,

Add to my favorites Morphological Differences Between Laboratory Rat Hearts
Presenter
  • Nazila Dabestani, Senior, Anthropology
Mentors
  • Ryan McAdams,
  • Ryan McAdams,

Add to my favorites Citywide Collaborative Audio System
Presenter
  • Timothy Robert (Tim) Damon, Senior, Art (Design Studies)
Mentor
  • Dominic Muren,

Add to my favorites Culture and Emotional Judgment: East Asians’ and European Americans’ Attributions of Emotion
Presenter
  • Mary (Mary Alice) Davis, Senior, Biology (General), Psychology
Mentor
  • Janxin Leu,

Add to my favorites Understanding Societies and Stories: Knowledge Discovery using Census Data
Presenters
  • Stephen De Vight, Senior, Informatics (Information Architecture)
  • Kevin Li, Senior, Informatics (Information Architecture)
  • Chuong Quoc Nguyen, Senior, Informatics (Information Architecture)
  • Sean Louis Pankanin, Senior, Informatics
Mentor
  • Batya Friedman,

Add to my favorites Rethinking Sustainability: Human Rights and Biofuel Policy
Presenters
  • Ariel Deardorff, Senior, International Studies
  • Eli Wallace Williams, Senior, International Studies, Computer Science
  • Geoffrey (Geoff) Morgan, Senior, International Studies, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
  • Samson (Sam) Lim, Senior, International Studies Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Angelina Godoy,

Add to my favorites Designing an Organized Vasculature Construct Using Isolated hESC Derived Arterial and Venous Cells for Therapeutic Vascularization
Presenter
  • Kate Deuell, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Marta Scatena,

Add to my favorites Determining Natural Mortality Rates in Geoduck Clams
Presenter
  • Joy Douangsouphonh, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Bonnie Becker,

Add to my favorites Modeling the Microstructure of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Presenter
  • Melanie Drake, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentors
  • Stuart Adler,
  • Cortney Kreller,

Add to my favorites Mysterious Disturbances of Stellar "Frisbees"
Presenter
  • Zachary (Zack) Draper, Sophomore, Astronomy, Physics Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • John Wisniewski,

Add to my favorites Effect of Deletion of Conserved Aging Genes on Genomic Stability in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
Presenter
  • Benjamin (Ben) Dulken, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein,

Add to my favorites Characterization of Mice Lacking NMDA Receptors in the Striatum
Presenter
  • Kiara Eldred, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Richard Palmiter,
  • Lisa Beutler,

Add to my favorites Thymidylate Synthetase Activity in Proliferating Cells
Presenter
  • Lindsay Emerick, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Schwartz,
  • David Plotnik,

Add to my favorites Exploring the Detectability of Terrestrial Exoplanet Characteristics
Presenter
  • Nicole Evans, Junior, Physics, Astronomy Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Victoria Meadows,
  • Shawn Domagal-Goldman,

Add to my favorites Metallocene-Nickel Complexes as Possible Cross Coupling Catalysts
Presenters
  • Eli Fahrenkrug, Senior, Chemistry, The Evergreen State College
  • Ted Wiley, Senior, Chemistry, The Evergreen State College
  • Brenden Arruda, Senior, Chemistry
Mentor
  • Lydia McKinstry, , The Evergreen State College

Add to my favorites Measuring Human Skin Deformation: PEDOT:PSS Strain Gauge
Presenter
  • Kayla Fix, Junior, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Wei-Chih Wang,
  • Cheng-Ling Chang,

Add to my favorites Spatial Variability of Atmospheric and Oceanic Methane Abundance in Southern Chilean Fjords
Presenter
  • Katherine Flowers, Senior, Oceanography, English
Mentor
  • Rick Keil,

Add to my favorites Importance of TLR5 and IPAF/Caspase-1 Inflammasome in Innate Immune Recognition of Flagellin Protein in Murine Macrophages
Presenters
  • Kelly Fong, Senior, Microbiology, Sociology
  • Macklin Nguyen, Senior, Biology (General), Microbiology
Mentor
  • Kelly Smith,

Add to my favorites Reverse Selectivity of Nanoconfined Poly-trimethylsilyl-propyne Films
Presenter
  • Laura Foster, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentors
  • Rene Overney,
  • Lakshmi Suhasini Kocherlakota,

Add to my favorites Inferior Colliculus Projections: Tracing Connectional Pathways in the Big Brown Bat, Eptesicus Fuscus
Presenters
  • Caitlane Gangstad, Senior, Psychology
  • Nam Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Anthropology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Lacey L. (Lacey) Dyckhoff, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Psychology
Mentors
  • Kimberly Miller,
  • Ellen Covey,

Add to my favorites Using Sensing Systems for Real-Time Audio Performance
Presenter
  • Robert (Rob) Gay, Senior, Digital Arts & Experimental Media, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • John Sahr,
  • Nicolas Varchausky,

Add to my favorites Timing is Everything: Evaluating Changes in Brassinosteroid Activity During Seedling Development and Photomorphogenesis
Presenter
  • Christopher (Chris) Gee, Senior, Biology (Plant)
Mentor
  • Jennifer Nemhauser,

Add to my favorites Correlates of Aggression in Vocalization by Birds used to Mediate Male to Male Conflict
Presenters
  • Kimberly Seren (Kim) Grant, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation), Environmental Studies
  • Whitney Michelle Walker, Senior, Biology (General), Spanish
Mentors
  • Michael Beecher,
  • Tim Billo,

Add to my favorites Developing a Two Cut Callosotomy in Mice
Presenter
  • Jonathan (Jon) Hall, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Nigel Bamford,

Add to my favorites Atomic Force Microscope Spatially Controlled Synthesis: A Precursor Study
Presenter
  • Robert Hanlen, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Marco Rolandi,
  • Stephanie Vasko,

Add to my favorites Parents’ Stress Level in the NICU using the Parent Stressor Scale: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Presenter
  • Megan Hansen, Senior, Nursing
Mentors
  • Lauren Thorngate,
  • Karen Thomas,

Add to my favorites Patterns of Pseudo-nitzschia and Domoic Acid Related to Phytoplankton Community Composition in the Benguela Current
Presenter
  • Diana Haring, Senior, Oceanography
Mentors
  • Michele Guannel,
  • Gabrielle Rocap,

Add to my favorites Sleep Habits in Children with and without Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Presenter
  • Jonika Hash, Senior, Nursing
Mentor
  • Teresa Ward,

Add to my favorites Current Limiting to Prevent Overheating for a Multi Finger Haptic Device
Presenter
  • Maxwell (Max) Holloway, Senior, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • Blake Hannaford,
  • H. Hawkeye King,

Add to my favorites Sequencing Simian Foamy Virus in Langurs for Phylogenetic Analysis
Presenter
  • Dara Horn, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Maxine Linial,

Add to my favorites Assessing Mother-Baby Dyads Through the Lens of Infant Mental Health
Presenters
  • Catherine Christine (Cassie) Horner, Senior, Nursing
  • Samia (Sami) Esseddiqi, Senior, Nursing, French
  • Diana Mannschreck, Senior, Nursing Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Susan Spieker,

Add to my favorites Adenosine Supersensitivity in Coronary Blood Flow Regulation
Presenter
  • Andrew Hou, Senior, Mathematics, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • James Bassingthwaighte,

Add to my favorites The Decline of Social Dancing
Presenter
  • Erin Hovland, Senior, Art (Design Studies)
Mentor
  • Dominic Muren,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Fiber Orientation on the Fracture of Woven Composite Laminates
Presenter
  • Kelsi Hurley, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentor
  • Brian Flinn,

Add to my favorites High Attentional Load Deficits in Panic Disorder
Presenters
  • Jawad Husain, Senior, Psychology
  • Jason Michael Richards, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Lori Zoellner,
  • Aileen Echiverri,

Add to my favorites Experimental Analysis of a pH Gradient-Induced Force on Charged Particles
Presenter
  • Leticia Huynh, Senior, Biochemistry Amgen Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Daniel T. Chiu,
  • Bryant Fujimoto,

Add to my favorites Quantifying Movement of Various Morphologies of Heterosigma Akashiwo in Turbulence Models
Presenter
  • Martha James, Sophomore, Oceanography, Classical Studies Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Daniel Grunbaum,

Add to my favorites A Qualitative and Quantitative Description of the Physico-Chemical Properties of an Isolated Carbonate Island Inland Lake: Lib Pond of Lib Island, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Presenter
  • Frances (Fran) Janny, Senior, Oceanography
Mentor
  • Julian Sachs,

Add to my favorites Water Column Nutrient Budget for Spirit Lake, Mount Saint Helens, WA
Presenter
  • Heather Jennings, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Jim Gawel,

Add to my favorites Making the OneBusAway Transit Tool for the Android Phone Accessible for Blind and Deaf-Blind People
Presenter
  • William (Will) Johnson, Senior, Computer Science, Mathematics (Comprehensive) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Richard Ladner,

Add to my favorites Effects of Compression on Normal-Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Listeners in Multitalker Environments
Presenter
  • Trissan Jones, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • Jennifer Lentz, , Indiana University

Add to my favorites Morphological Characterization of Ptychoderidae Hemichordates
Presenter
  • Kiyoshi Jones, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Billie J. Swalla,

Add to my favorites Post-Graduate Plans & Outcomes for Students Who Participated in the Education, Learning and Society Minor: An Internal Programmatic Review
Presenter
  • Darren Keegan, Senior, Sociology
Mentors
  • Jenee Myers Twitchell,
  • Gene Edgar, , university of washington

Add to my favorites MCAO Model In Rats
Presenters
  • Samuel Kim, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Kathy Koy Choy Chin, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Al Ngai,

Add to my favorites Beverage Type as a Predictor of Overestimation of Self-reported Drinking Among Severely Alcohol Dependent Individuals
Presenter
  • Megan Kirouac, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • G. Alan Marlatt,
  • Susan E. Collins, , Harborview Medical Center

Add to my favorites The Impact of Technology on Design
Presenter
  • Alexa Koenings, Senior, Art (Design Studies)
Mentor
  • Dominic Muren,

Add to my favorites Smart Running Shoes
Presenter
  • Daniel (Danny) Kore, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction), Political Science
Mentors
  • David Levy,
  • Steve Bertrand, , Everett School District

Add to my favorites Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Ardi (Sawyer) Kveven, Freshman, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Kristen Hutchinson, Pre-Major, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Peggy Foreman, , Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Abundance and Diversity of Phytoplankton and Zooplankton in Possession Sound between November 2009-May 2010
Presenters
  • Ardi (Kole) Kveven, Freshman, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Jacob Iverson, Pre-Major, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Peggy Foreman, , Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Combinatorial Algorithms in the Character Theory of the Symmetric Group
Presenter
  • Henry Kvinge, Senior, Mathematics (Comprehensive), Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Sara Billey,

Add to my favorites Expression of the MYC Oncogene is Regulated by Long-Range Chromosomal Interactions Involving the 8q24 Risk Locus
Presenter
  • Brenna Lanton, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Tony Krumm,

Add to my favorites Are Microplastics Found in Consumer Products Polluting the Environment?
Presenter
  • Christopher Larocque, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • Julie Masura,
  • Joel Baker, , UW Tacoma

Add to my favorites The Effects of Biosolids Amendments on Ectomycorrhizal Fungi of Douglas-fir Seedlings: A Greenhouse Study
Presenter
  • Amanda Larson, Sophomore, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Erica Cline,

Add to my favorites Computational Prediction of Partial Structures of Proteins Encoded by ESTs
Presenter
  • Adrian Laurenzi, Sophomore, Computer Science, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Ram Samudrala,
  • Jeremy Horst,

Add to my favorites The Neuroendocrine Control of Reproduction by Progesterone Receptor Signaling in Kisspeptin Neurons
Presenter
  • In (In Hae) Lee, Junior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Robert Steiner,
  • Amy Oakley,

Add to my favorites Reaching Preferences to Typical and Atypical Stimuli in Infants
Presenter
  • Samuel Lee, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, , Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Emily Jones,

Add to my favorites Link Budgeting Model for Remotely Powered Neural Recording Devices at 915MHz
Presenter
  • Kathy Lee, Senior, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Brian Otis,
  • Fan Zhang,

Add to my favorites Mesoderm Maturation in the Developing Zebrafish
Presenter
  • Tina Jae (Tina) Lee, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Richard Row,
  • David Kimelman,

Add to my favorites Assessing Clinical Reasoning: Qualitative Analysis of Performance on a Case-Based Examination in Third Year Medical Students
Presenter
  • Douglas (Doug) Leedy, Senior, Business Administration
Mentors
  • William Phillips,
  • Amanda Keerbs,

Add to my favorites Holocene Climate Reconstruction at Tham Sua through XRD Analysis of Clay Minerals
Presenter
  • Ariel Auerbach, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Ben Marwick,

Add to my favorites P53 Gene and its Effect on Whole Body Radiation
Presenter
  • Tin (Tiffany) Li, Senior, Individualized Studies
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Schwartz,
  • David Plotnik,

Add to my favorites Finding Proteins Essential for Early Fertilization through a Genetic Approach
Presenter
  • Yunfei Li, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentor
  • Barbara Wakimoto,

Add to my favorites Role of Endo180 in Renal Myo-fibroblasts During Fibrogenesis and its Role in the Degradation of Collagen by Cell Internalization
Presenters
  • Jennifer Lim, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Mercades Amanda (Mercades) Diaz, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Jesus Lopez-Guisa, , Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Ab Initio Ehrenfest Dynamics with Addition of a Magnetic-Dipole Perturbation
Presenter
  • Alexander (Alex) Lindsay, Senior, Chemical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Xiaosong Li,

Add to my favorites Mass Parallel Sequencing to Locate Gene Enhancers in Mammalian Cells
Presenter
  • Dimitra Lotakis, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • George Stamatoyannopoulos,
  • Patrick Navas,

Add to my favorites Social OneBusAway: Connecting Teens Using Social Technology and Public Transit
Presenters
  • Vanessa Ma, Senior, Technical Communication, Informatics
  • Timotius (Tim) Wibowo, Senior, Informatics
  • Kenneth (Ken) Wong, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Christopher (Chris) Lam, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentors
  • Batya Friedman,
  • Alan Borning,

Add to my favorites Human Interaction and the Effects of the Environment on Site Formation Processes at Cape Krusenstern, Alaska
Presenters
  • Andrew MacIver, Junior, Chinese, Anthropology
  • Yi Pan, Junior, Exchange - Engineering
  • Lindsey Tibke, Junior, Anthropology
Mentors
  • Ben Marwick,
  • Shelby Anderson,

Add to my favorites A Contribution to Portable X-Ray Fluorescence Method Utilizing the Elemental Composition of Ceramics from Tham Sua Cave, Laos
Presenter
  • Kimberly Macy, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Ben Marwick,

Add to my favorites Conflict, Creativity, and Change: Collaborative Learning as a Pedagogical Strategy for Social Change
Presenter
  • Sarah Marmon, Junior, Sociology, Psychology, Sccc Inactive Code NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Kelley McHenry, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Muy Macho: How Gender Roles Influence Risky Sexual Behaviors of Mexican Men
Presenter
  • Antonia Martinez, Senior, American Ethnic Studies
Mentors
  • Mary Larimer,
  • Heidi Montoya,

Add to my favorites Loss on Ignition to Determine Organic and Carbonate Content on San Nicolas Island, California
Presenter
  • Jordan Martinez, Junior, Anthropology
Mentors
  • Ben Marwick,
  • Amanda Taylor,

Add to my favorites Survey of Adsorption of Gases on Carbon Nanotube Bundles
Presenter
  • Evan Mattson, Junior, Physics, Mathematics
Mentor
  • Oscar Vilches,

Add to my favorites Sedimentology, Site Formation Processes and Holocene Environments at Treasure Cave, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Presenters
  • Bonnie Mayo, Senior, Anthropology
  • Meredith M Crawford, Graduate, International Studies: Russia, East Europe & Central Asia
  • Ariel Auerbach, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Ben Marwick,

Add to my favorites "Yes to Polenta, No to Couscous!": Culinary and Ethno-Regionalist Tensions in an Era of Immigration to Northern Italy
Presenter
  • Lukas James (Luke) Mc Kinley, Senior, International Studies Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kathie Friedman,

Add to my favorites Investigation of Homologous Recombination Efficiency in Agrobacterium Tumefaciens C58
Presenter
  • James McDonald, Senior, Biochemistry, Seattle Pacific University
Mentors
  • Derek Wood, , Seattle Pacific University
  • Katey Houmiel, , Seattle Pacific University

Add to my favorites Thymidine Kinase-1 Effects on [F-18]-Fluoro-3'-Deoxy, 3'-L-Fluorothymidine and Thymidine Uptake Due to Cancer Treatments
Presenter
  • Lena McLaughlin, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Schwartz,
  • David Plotnik,

Add to my favorites Calibrating a 3D Optical Projection Tomography Microscope for Early Cancer Detection and Treatment
Presenter
  • Sirena Querida (Sirena) Merfalen, Freshman, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Ryan Coe,
  • Eric Seibel,

Add to my favorites Effect of Monomer Chemical Structure on Kumada Catalyst Transfer Polymerization
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Merten, Junior, Mathematics, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Christine Luscombe,
  • Natalia Doubina,

Add to my favorites Climate Change in Washington: Current Thinning Rates at Blue Glacier
Presenter
  • Sean Michael, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences (Physics), Physics
Mentors
  • T.J. Fudge,
  • Edwin Waddington,

Add to my favorites Early Developmental Changes in the Neurotransmitter Dependence of Waves of Spontaneous Activity in Mouse Cerebral Cortex
Presenters
  • Jennifer Moore, Senior, Biology (Physiology) Mary Gates Scholar
  • Matthew Becker, Senior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • William Moody,

Add to my favorites Comparative Analysis of Volatile Oils Isolated from the Flowering Tops of Hypericum Perforatum
Presenters
  • Derek Mueller, Senior, Natural Product Chemistry, The Evergreen State College
  • Cory Dolata, Senior, Natural Product Chemistry, The Evergreen State College
Mentor
  • Peter Pessiki, , The Evergreen State College

Add to my favorites Increasing Algal Growth and Lipid Production For Use in Biofuels
Presenters
  • Matthew (Matt) Munch, Senior, Biochemistry NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Joseph Cassidy (Joe) Reynolds, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Rose Ann Cattolico,

Add to my favorites Bidirectional Activity of the Dux4 Promoter in the D4Z4 Repeat Region of Chromosome 4
Presenter
  • Divya Narayanan, Junior, Pre-Health Sciences
Mentors
  • Gregory Block,
  • Daniel Miller, , Genetics

Add to my favorites Heavy Ion Plasma Magnetic and Atmospheric Interactions Between Saturn and Titan
Presenter
  • Theodore Keith (Teddy) Newell, Senior, Electrical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Erika Harnett,
  • Darci Snowden,

Add to my favorites Intestinal Parasitic Infection and Nutritional Status among School Children in Angolela, Ethiopia
Presenter
  • Nam Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Anthropology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Michelle A. Williams,
  • Bizu Gelaye,

Add to my favorites Investigating a Correlation Between Exclusion-Zone Size and Ion-Exchange Bead Dimension
Presenter
  • Derek Nhan, Freshman, Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Gerald H. Pollack,

Add to my favorites Enantioselectivity of Chiral Bronsted Acid-Directed Oxidative Cyclization of Aminoalkenes
Presenter
  • Ioana Nitulescu, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified), Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
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  • Forrest Michael,
  • Carolyn Rosewall,

Add to my favorites Enzyme Specificity Engineering: Designing a Human Cytosine Deaminase for Prodrug Activation
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  • Jeffrey (Jeff) Nivala, Senior, Bioengineering Washington Research Foundation Fellow
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  • David Baker,
  • Justin Siegel,

Add to my favorites Developing Techniques to Isolate and Identify Microbial Species that Drive Methane Oxidation in Saanich Inlet
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  • David Ojala, Senior, Chemical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
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  • Marina Kalyuzhnaya,

Add to my favorites Test-Retest Reliability of the N170 in Adults
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  • Patrice (PJ) Olsen, Senior, Neurobiology
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  • Sara Jane Webb, , Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Looking or Touching? A Comparison of Two Methods of Sound Location Judgment
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  • Jennifer Dee (Jennifer) Ostreicher, Senior, Anthropology, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
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  • G. Christopher Stecker,

Add to my favorites Seabird Abdundance in Possession Sound
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  • Kaili Park, Freshman, Marine Biology, Everett Community College
  • Sariha McIntyre, Pre-Major, Everett Community College
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  • Peggy Foreman, , Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Recapitulation of Cdc3 and Cdc12 Interaction with Poly-Alanine Expanded Pab1 in a Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Model of Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy
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  • Ngan Pham, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
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  • Richard Gardner,
  • Catherine Konopka,

Add to my favorites Frequency-Modulated Flow Control in a Microfluidic Card for Multistep Point-of-Care Assays
Presenter
  • Reid Phillips, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
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  • Barry Lutz,

Add to my favorites Use of the Wii Fit Exergames in Older Adults
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  • Anna Phung, Senior, Biochemistry
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  • Huong Nguyen,
  • Maayan Agmon,

Add to my favorites The Whale Dance
Presenter
  • Venetia Ponds, Senior, Anthropology
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  • Gene Kim,

Add to my favorites Myofilament Targeted Gene Therapy to Treat Myocardial Infarction
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  • Phillip Poonka, Senior, Bioengineering Amgen Scholar
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  • Michael Regnier,
  • Steven Korte,

Add to my favorites Comparing Mobile Versus Stationary Trends within Social Networking Sites
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  • Jamilia Popov, Senior, Russian Language, Literature, & Culture
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  • Judith Ramey,

Add to my favorites D2 and D5 Dopamine Receptor Expression in the Dorsal Striatum Following Repeated Amphetamine Treatment
Presenters
  • Natasza (Tasha) Posielski, Non-Matriculated,
  • Ioana Nitulescu, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified), Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
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  • Nigel Bamford,

Add to my favorites Increasing the Power and Efficiency of a High Power Helicon (HPH) Plasma Thruster
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  • Nathan William (Nathan) Precup, Junior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
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  • Robert Winglee,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Cancer Treatments on Cell Survival and PET Tracer Uptake
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  • Joshuah Nash (Nash) Redmayne Titley, Freshman, Arts & Sciences Visiting Student
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  • David Plotnik,
  • Jeffrey Schwartz,

Add to my favorites Prototype Design of a Precision Electron Energy Measurement System for the Project 8 Neutrino Mass Experiment
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  • Timur Rikhsiev, Senior, Physics
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  • Gray Rybka,

Add to my favorites Using Hubble Space Telescope Images to Find Masses of Supernova Remnants
Presenters
  • Karina Rivera, Sophomore, Astronomy
  • Kelsey Wong, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Jeremiah Murphy,
  • Julianne Dalcanton,

Add to my favorites Phytochelatin Production in Pseudotsuga Menziesii Seedlings - A Greenhouse Study
Presenter
  • Lucy Rollins, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • Erica Cline,
  • Jim Gawel,

Add to my favorites Repeated Exposure to Amphetamine Causes Striatal Presynaptic Plasticity
Presenters
  • Emily Rosenfeld, Senior, Neurobiology, Individualized Studies
  • Emily Shih, Junior, Biochemistry
  • Ioana Nitulescu, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified), Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Nigel Bamford,
  • Wengang Wang,

Add to my favorites Maternal Depression and Later Childhood Outcome
Presenters
  • Christine Rubery, Senior, Psychology
  • Corrina Macfarlane, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Liliana Lengua,
  • Maureen Zalewski,

Add to my favorites Audio Augmentation of Tactile Images to Provide Greater Accessibility
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  • Joshua (Josh) Scotland, Junior, Computer Science, Business Administration Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
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  • Richard Ladner,

Add to my favorites Song-Type Matching as an Aggressive Characteristic in Male Song Sparrows
Presenter
  • Amy Sharp, Senior, English (Creative Writing), Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Michael Beecher,
  • Caglar Akcay,

Add to my favorites Would You Also Help Me?: Infants' Preferences in Choosing a Social Partner
Presenter
  • Yoon (Sarah) Shin, Senior, Psychology, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Jessica Sommerville,
  • Jung-eun Yun,

Add to my favorites Diversity of Methylotrophic Bacteria in Puget Sound
Presenter
  • Nicole Smalley, Sophomore, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Sccc Inactive Code
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  • Jonathan Miller, , Edmonds Community College

Add to my favorites Family Planning Decision Making in Women at High Risk for Substance Abuse
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  • Sarah Smith, Senior, Music, Psychology
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  • Therese Grant,

Add to my favorites ReSolar - Responsible, Affordable, and Reliable Energy With Solar Thermal Technology
Presenters
  • Kaydee Kalaluhi, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Nikunj (Nick) Singh, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Min Tih (Ted) Lai, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
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  • Raj Bordia,
  • Dilip Mujumdar,

Add to my favorites Minimal Surfaces in Asymptotically AdS Spaces Crossed with an Internal Space
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  • Michael Spillane, Senior, Physics, Mathematics
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  • Andreas Karch,

Add to my favorites Carbon Allocation Across Different Forest Ecosystems and Management Practices
Presenter
  • Christine Sprunger, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management, Environmental Studies
Mentors
  • Darlene Zabowski,
  • Robert Harrison,

Add to my favorites Gene Expression Differences in AZT-Treated Young and Old Mice
Presenter
  • Cassandra (Cassie) Steiner, Junior, Spanish, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
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  • Joachim Voss,
  • Lawrence Adams,
  • Peter Rabinovitch,
  • David Marcinek,

Add to my favorites Algal Food Quality Effect on Fatty Acids in the Rotifer Brachionus Calyciflorus and the Cladoceran Daphnia Magna
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  • Matthew (Matt) Stephens, Senior, Biochemistry
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  • Rose Ann Cattolico,

Add to my favorites School Lunch Choices Among 9th Grade Students: A Baseline Study
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  • Rachael Stovall, Senior, Individualized Studies
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  • Clarence Spigner, , Department of Health Services

Add to my favorites Computing the Prime Counting Function
Presenter
  • Kevin Stueve, Senior, Computing & Software Systems
Mentors
  • William Stein,
  • Victor Miller,

Add to my favorites Variability in Neonatal Incubator Temperature and Humidity and Implications for Neonatal Nursing Care
Presenters
  • Victoria Sulik, Senior, Nursing, Psychology
  • Victoria Gantman, Senior, Nursing Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Karen Thomas,

Add to my favorites Diffusion-Weighted MRI for Improved Detection and Characterization of Breast Cancer
Presenter
  • Ryan Sun, Junior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Savannah Partridge,

Add to my favorites Genomic Markers for Monoallelic Expression
Presenter
  • Brandon Thomas, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
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  • Anton Krumm,

Add to my favorites Carbon Dioxide Driven Seawater Acidification and its Effect on the General Stress Response of the Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
Presenter
  • Rachel Thompson, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
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  • Steven Roberts,

Add to my favorites M Dwarf Flares: Exoplanet Implications
Presenter
  • Benjamin (Ben) Tofflemire, Junior, Physics, Astronomy Mary Gates Scholar
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  • John Wisniewski,

Add to my favorites Influenza Knowledge and Informational Resource Utilization among Low Income, Homeless, and Insecurely Housed Populations in King County
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  • Molly Tollefson, Fifth Year, Nursing
  • Sylvia S Loh, Fifth Year, Nursing
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  • Lois Thetford, , MEDEX
  • Josephine Ensign,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Music Genre on the Recall of Novel Imagery
Presenter
  • Erika Schoen (Erika) Tomlinson, Fifth Year, Psychology
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Lin,
  • Susan Joslyn,

Add to my favorites Shear Capacitive Sensor
Presenter
  • Justin Tran, Senior, Electrical Engineering
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  • Wei-Chih Wang,
  • JenHsuan Ho,

Add to my favorites Interaction of Bmh and Adr-1
Presenters
  • Kayla Trang, Senior, Microbiology
  • Carly Anne Cox, Senior, Biochemistry, French, Biology (Physiology)
  • Julie Kim, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Elton Young,

Add to my favorites Dimensionally-Constrained Power Supplies for Low-Power Wireless Sensors
Presenter
  • Brendan Trimboli, Senior, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
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  • Brian Otis,
  • John Burt,

Add to my favorites Brain Acetylcholinesterase Activity in Shiner Perch Inhabiting Oyster Beds Treated with Carbaryl
Presenter
  • Alexandra (Sasha) Troiano, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
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  • Christian Grue,

Add to my favorites First-principles Studies of Palladium-Catalyzed Organic Synthesis
Presenter
  • Patricia (Patty) Tsai, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry
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  • Xiaosong Li,

Add to my favorites Dac and Dll Interactions in Leg to Wing Transdetermination
Presenter
  • Alexander M. (Alex) Tseng, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Gerold Schubiger,

Add to my favorites Elevational and Longitudinal Species Diversity Patterns of Paper Wasps (Vespidae) in Costa Rica
Presenter
  • Sean Tully, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sean O'Donnell,

Add to my favorites Quantitative Correlation of Cardiac Troponin Exchange with Calcium Sensitivity of Force in Rat Demembranated Trabeculae
Presenter
  • Cameron Turtle, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Michael Regnier,
  • Maria Razumova,

Add to my favorites Power Greens: Impact of Nutrition Education on Increased Consumption of Green Leafy Vegetables in India
Presenter
  • Siri Unneland, Fifth Year, Nursing
Mentors
  • Noel Chrisman,
  • Ardith Doorenbos,

Add to my favorites Adverse Perinatal Outcomes Associated with Placental Abruption among Peruvian Women
Presenter
  • Alyssa Vivas, Senior, Environmental Health Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Michelle A. Williams,
  • Bizu Gelaye,

Add to my favorites Targeting Gd(III)-Lipid Nanoparticle to Cancer Cells
Presenter
  • Michelle Wang, Senior, Chemistry Amgen Scholar
Mentor
  • Rodney Ho,

Add to my favorites YOUth: Promoting Youth-empowerment by Connecting Youth with Their Digital Stories, Communities, and Resources
Presenters
  • Sarah Wang, Senior, Informatics Mary Gates Scholar
  • Tara Tarjoto, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Zakiya Milanes Qadir, Senior, Near Eastern Studies (Languages & Civilization), Informatics
Mentor
  • Batya Friedman,

Add to my favorites Processing Ambiguity: Event-Related Potential Evidence for Homograph Processing
Presenter
  • Louisa (Raine) Warden, Senior, Japanese, Linguistics, Psychology
Mentor
  • Lee Osterhout,

Add to my favorites The Nutrient Cycling of Insects by Spirit Lake, Mount Saint Helens, WA
Presenter
  • Tiffany Wax, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Jim Gawel,

Add to my favorites 40Ar/39Ar Thermochronology and Crustal Shortening of Lesser Himalayan Structures near the Main Central Thrust, Central Nepal
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  • Jeffery (Jeff) Whitman, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences, Civil Engineering
Mentor
  • Katharine Huntington,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Anchor Samples on Listeners’ Judgments of Voice Quality
Presenter
  • Dayna Willet, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • Tanya Eadie,

Add to my favorites Durability Studies of the Gas Diffusion Layer of a Hydrogen Fuel Cell
Presenter
  • Grant Williamson, Junior, Chemical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Daniel Schwartz,

Add to my favorites What do Archaeologists Write About? A Historical and Bibliometric Analysis of Articles Published in the Bulletin of Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association in the Period 1979-2009
Presenter
  • Rachel Wright, Senior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Ben Marwick,

Add to my favorites How do Producers Make Decisions?
Presenter
  • Kevin Wu, Senior, Economics, Sociology
Mentor
  • Gary Hamilton,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise on Physiological Functions in HIV Positive Adults, and the Development of Exercise Recommendations for Older HIV Patients
Presenter
  • Anella Yahiaoui, Senior, Individualized Studies
Mentor
  • Joachim Voss,

Add to my favorites Loss of S6 Kinase 1 Alters Translational Activity in Mice
Presenter
  • Aya Yanagida, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Brian Kennedy,
  • Mike Garelick,

Add to my favorites MobileASL
Presenters
  • Sheri Yin, Senior, Computer Science, Mathematics Mary Gates Scholar
  • Joy Kim, Senior, Computer Science, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction) Mary Gates Scholar
  • Rafael-Sunny (Sunny) Rodriguez, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Richard Ladner,
  • Eve Riskin,
  • Jacob Wobbrock,
  • Jaehong Chon,

Add to my favorites Homeless and Street-Involved Youth in King County: Availability and Effectiveness of Medical Resources
Presenters
  • Hilary Zellerbach, Fifth Year, Nursing
  • Kara Sue Shanafelt, Fifth Year, Nursing
Mentor
  • Josephine Ensign,

Add to my favorites Using Knowledge Based Computational Methods to Predict Protein Structure
Presenter
  • Michael Zhou, Junior, Pre-Social Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Ram Samudrala,
  • Brady Bernard,
  • Jeremy Horst,

Add to my favorites Nursing Implementation of Intensive Insulin Therapy Protocol in a Burn ICU
Presenters
  • Anna Zinchenko, Senior, Nursing
  • Melissa Ann Eronemo, Senior, Nursing
Mentor
  • JoAnne Whitney,