Poster Session 1

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Add to my favorites Social Anxiety in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and First-degree Relatives
Presenter
  • Kristin Aerts, Junior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, , Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Susan Faja, , Boston Children's Hospital

Add to my favorites Effectiveness of Various Recruitment Media for People Aging with Mobility Disabilities
Presenter
  • Abinnet (Abi) Ainalem, Senior, Biochemistry, Individualized Studies Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentors
  • Basia Belza,
  • Dori Rosenberg,

Add to my favorites Low Mass Main Sequence Stars in Binary Orbits
Presenter
  • Meagan Albright, Sophomore, Physics, Astronomy
Mentors
  • Suzanne Hawley,
  • James Davenport, , Western Washington University

Add to my favorites Women Studies Education and Acceptance of Rape Myths
Presenter
  • Amanda Alvarado, Senior, Psychology, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Denissia Withers, , Portland State University

Add to my favorites The Effect of Pyrophosphate on Cementum Mineralization
Presenter
  • Se (Se Jin) An, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Brian Foster,
  • Martha Somerman,

Add to my favorites Understanding Echoes  and Our Ability to Suppress Them
Presenters
  • Leah Anderson, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
  • William Jay (Bill) Huson, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders), Linguistics
Mentors
  • G. Christopher Stecker,
  • Andrew Brown,

Add to my favorites Identification of Histone Deacetylases Involved in Regulation of Replication Origins
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 Pollen Visualization
Presenter
  • Sarah Ashmore, Senior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Marcos Llobera,

Add to my favorites Using Copper to Reduce Microbial Contamination in Drinking Water
Presenter
  • Susan Azadi, Junior, Microbiology, Environmental & Occupational Health, North Seattle College
Mentor
  • Suzanne Schlador, , North Seattle Community College

Add to my favorites Olfactory Performance of Juvenile Rainbow Trout Exposed to a Pesticide Cocktail within Urban Streams in Western Washington
Presenter
  • Valeriy (Larry) Babchanik, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentor
  • Christian Grue,

Add to my favorites Food Access in South Park: Framing and Solutions for the Food Insecurity Problem
Presenter
  • Teresa Bailey, Senior, Social Welfare, Individualized Studies McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Tracy Harachi,

Add to my favorites Neonatal Intensive Care Room Environment Effect on Incubator Operation
Presenter
  • Kaitlyn Bailey, Senior, Nursing
Mentor
  • Karen Thomas,

Add to my favorites Microchimerism Prevalence HLA-Sharing in Recurrent Miscarriage
Presenter
  • Navkiran Bains, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Hilary Gammill,

Add to my favorites Non-Lethal Diet Analysis of the Puget Sound Rockfish, Sebastes emphaeus in the San Juan Island Channel
Presenters
  • Kendra Baird, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Nate Thomas (Nate) Fuchs, Junior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Emily Carrington,
  • Kevin Turner,

Add to my favorites Testing For 3,000 km of Tectonic Translation of Northern Washington by Pb Isotopes in Detrital Sediments from the Methow Basin
Presenter
  • Natalie Baker, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Environmental)
Mentors
  • Bruce Nelson,
  • Darrel Cowan,

Add to my favorites Correlations between Disease, Relatedness, and ABO Frequencies of Great Britain
Presenter
  • Victor Banel, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Darryl Holman,

Add to my favorites Effect of Social Experience on Visual Preferences of Infants at High Risk for ASD
Presenter
  • Hillary Banham, Senior, Psychology, Comparative Literature
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, , Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Kaitlin Venema,

Add to my favorites Significance of Nucleotide Mismatches in MicroRNA Processing
Presenter
  • Pratyusha (Trish) Banik, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Hannele Ruohola-Baker,
  • Henrik Sperber,

Add to my favorites Altair Lunar Lander: Composite Strut Testing
Presenter
  • Ansley Barnard, Junior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
Mentors
  • Chauncey Wu, , NASA Langley
  • Juan-Carlos Chavez, , Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

Add to my favorites Characterization of Stimuli-responsive Magnetic Nanoparticle
Presenter
  • Jacob Bayless Da Costa, Junior, Pre-Health Sciences
Mentor
  • James Lai,

Add to my favorites Smart Stroller
Presenter
  • Jeffrey (Jeff) Beorse, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics
Mentor
  • James Peckol, , university of washington

Add to my favorites Temporal Weighting of Interaural Time Differences in Low-frequency Tones
Presenter
  • Jacqueline Bibee, Senior, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Individualized Studies Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • G. Christopher Stecker,

Add to my favorites Dental Applications of a Scanning Fiber Endoscope in Early Caries Detection
Presenter
  • Molly Blank, Senior, Mechanical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Eric Seibel,

Add to my favorites giveTO: Bridging the Gap between Organizations who Need Help and Volunteers who Want to Supply it in the University of Washington Community
Presenters
  • Emily Boushey, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Hamed Barahimi, Senior, Business Administration, Informatics
  • Cyrus Arturo Kazemi Shirkadeh, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Madeline Marie (Madeline) Boushey, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentor
  • Amy Ko,

Add to my favorites Tuning Gene Expression Using Simple Sequence Repeats in Negative Feedback Circuits
Presenter
  • Rahul Brito, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Eric Klavins,
  • Rob Egbert,

Add to my favorites Assessing Isocyanate Permeation of Used Coveralls in the Auto Body Repair Industry
Presenter
  • Kendra Broadwater, Senior, Environmental Health Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Yost,

Add to my favorites Prevalence of Psychiatric Illness and Medication in a Typical Research Sample
Presenter
  • Megan Brown, Senior, English
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, , Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Emily Jones,
  • Kaitlin Venema,

Add to my favorites Studying Air-Water Gas Transfer with Laser-Induced Fluorescence
Presenter
  • Tsung (Sophia) Burkhart, Junior, Civil Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • William Asher,

Add to my favorites CdSe-ZnS Core-Shell and Gold Quantum Dots and the Effects of Different Substrates
Presenter
  • Gilbert Bustamante, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Saint Mary's College McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Mitra Dutta, , University of Illinois at Chicago

Add to my favorites Gender Differences in Credibility and Personal Reactions to Treatment Options for PTSD
Presenter
  • Daniel Francis (Daniel) Caldwell, Senior, Psychology, English
Mentor
  • Lori Zoellner,

Add to my favorites A Novel Technique to Quantify KSHV Infection Rates
Presenter
  • Roman Camarda, Senior, Biochemistry, Art (Photography) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Michael Lagunoff,
  • Tracie Delgado,

Add to my favorites Magnetolysis and MRI: A Theranostic Approach Using Janus Nanoparticles
Presenter
  • Daniel Chen, Senior, Bioengineering, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Donghoon Lee,
  • Xiaohu Gao,

Add to my favorites Characterizing the Metabolism of Embryonic Stem Cells in Mouse and Human
Presenter
  • Michael Choi, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry (ACS Certified) Amgen Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar
Mentors
  • Hannele Ruohola-Baker,
  • Wenyu Zhou,

Add to my favorites Mediating Proteotoxicity Via Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1
Presenter
  • Annie Chou, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Computer Science
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein,

Add to my favorites Enhancing Computation Performance of Image Dilation with a CUDA Enabled GPU
Presenter
  • Kenny Chou, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Ryan Coe,
  • Eric Seibel,

Add to my favorites Iodinated Disinfection Byproduct Formation in Water Treatment
Presenter
  • Jamie Chu, Senior, Environmental Health
Mentors
  • Gretchen Onstad,
  • Christopher Simpson,

Add to my favorites Theropod Dinosaur Diversity Up to the K-Pg Boundary in the Hell Creek Formation of Northeastern Montana
Presenters
  • Yeyoon Chun, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Marlena Maria Staton, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management (Wildlife Conservation), Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
  • Misty Marsh, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Biology), Anthropology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Hong Loan Thi (Lana) Vu, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Fatuma Aideed Hassan, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Marrissa Creanna (Marrissa) Harrison, Junior, Anthropology
  • Jennifer Glusman, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
  • Abby Renee Vander Linden, Junior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
  • Atiya Hollyer, Junior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
  • Anastasiya V. Koulikova, Junior, Biology
Mentors
  • Gregory Wilson,
  • David DeMar,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Acute Kidney Injury on Chromatin Remodeling
Presenter
  • Doris Chung, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Mentor
  • Karol Bomsztyk,

Add to my favorites The Role of Phasic Dopamine in the Modulation of Hippocampal Place Cell Stability
Presenter
  • Thomas (Tom) Coleman, Junior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Sheri Mizumori,
  • Marsha Penner,

Add to my favorites Toxicity of Imidacloprid to Juvenile Ghost Shrimp: Implications for the Control of Burrowing Shrimp in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor, Washington
Presenters
  • Kristin Connelly, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Ronald Adkins, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Valeriy (Larry) Babchanik, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Benjamin (Ben) Burnett, Junior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Evan Davies, Junior, Oceanography
  • Dane Logen, Senior, Oceanography
  • Frank Villagomez, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Grant Karl Guelich, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
  • Megan Mackenzie Morey, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
  • Patrick Richard (Patrick) Wauters, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Christian Grue,

Add to my favorites The Relationship Between Soil Copper and Glomalin in Coffee Plantations in Tarrazu, Costa Rica
Presenter
  • Aaron Alexander (Aaron) Copado, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Erica Cline,

Add to my favorites Racial Tokenism in Graduate Education: Narratives of African American Women
Presenter
  • Sharece Corner, Senior, American Ethnic Studies, Political Science McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Ratnesh Nagda,

Add to my favorites Manipulating the Wnt/Beta-Catenin Signaling Pathway during Regeneration in the Planaria D. Tigrina
Presenter
  • Megan Couch, Junior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentor
  • Bryan White,

Add to my favorites The Challenges of Higher Education for First-Generation Muslim Women in Portland, Oregon
Presenter
  • Mary Cronin, Senior, International Studies, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Tugrul Keskin, , Portland State University
  • Denissia Withers, , Portland State University

Add to my favorites Major Exploration: Interest to Academic Learning Link Mapping
Presenters
  • David Danley, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Genevieve (Angela) Whittemore, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Ephrem Yemru, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Troy Fleischauer, Senior, Informatics
Mentor
  • Amy Ko,

Add to my favorites The Cerebellum’s Contribution to Rapid Eye Movements in Monkeys
Presenter
  • Adam Davis, Sophomore, Biology, North Seattle College
Mentor
  • Farrel Robinson,

Add to my favorites When Money Meets Congress: Tracking Money and Legislative Agendas Over the Past Decade
Presenter
  • Scott Brekke (Scott) Davis, Senior, Political Science (Political Economy)
Mentors
  • John Wilkerson,
  • Shauna Fisher,

Add to my favorites Defining Determinants of Cellular Intoxication by the Type VI Secretion System
Presenter
  • Justin De Leon, Junior, Microbiology Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Joseph Mougous,
  • Rachel Hood,

Add to my favorites Prediction of Risk for Late Cytomegalovirus Infection After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Using Multiple Cytokine-Producing T-cells
Presenter
  • Denise Della, Senior, Speech & Hearing Sciences
Mentor
  • Michael Boeckh,

Add to my favorites Public Access Computing in South Africa: Old Lessons and New Challenges
Presenter
  • Bryan Dosono, Junior, Informatics McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Ricardo Gomez,

Add to my favorites Disk-Loss and Disk Renewal Phases in Classical Be Stars III: Modeling Effects of Disk Structure
Presenter
  • Zachary (Zack) Draper, Junior, Astronomy, Physics Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • John Wisniewski,

Add to my favorites Antibiotic Cycling and Drug Resistance
Presenter
  • Sara Drescher, Senior, Biology (General), Individualized Studies Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Benjamin Kerr,

Add to my favorites Controlled Delivery of a Prototype Cochlear Hair Cell Therapeutic in Vitro via Supramolecular Hydrogels Formed by Complexation Of α-Cyclodextrin and Triblock Copolymers  
Presenter
  • Benjamin (Ben) Dulken, Senior, Bioengineering Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Suzie Pun,

Add to my favorites Fracture Resistance of Various Internal Connection Zirconia Implant Abutments
Presenter
  • Chastity Dunlap, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Brian Flinn,

Add to my favorites Mechanisms of Membrane Disruption by Influenza Virus’s Hemagglutinin Fusion Protein
Presenters
  • Jamie L. (Jamie) Ebner, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Physiology)
  • Claire Elise Delbecq, Junior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Koeun Choi, Senior, Chemistry
Mentor
  • Kelly Lee,

Add to my favorites Effect of Water Flow on Capture of Geoduck Larvae in Passive Tube Traps
Presenter
  • Jolene E. (Jolene) Eccles, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Bonnie Becker,

Add to my favorites Needs Assessment of Boise Youth Transitioning from the Foster Care System
Presenter
  • Shwaye Eibensteiner, Senior, Social Work , Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Robert McCarl, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites Family Relationships Among First-Generation Female College Students in Oaxaca, Mexico
Presenter
  • Mandy Elder, Senior, Child and Family Studies, Spanish, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Jack Corbett, , Portland State University

Add to my favorites Population Architecture Using Genetics and Epidemiology (PAGE)
Presenter
  • Nuha Elkugia, Senior, Biology (General), Individualized Studies
Mentor
  • Christopher Carlson, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Beyond Drunk Texting: Investigating Recorded Media Sharing at Parties
Presenters
  • Gavin Elster, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Anton Mikhailovich Grobman, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms), Informatics
Mentors
  • Jacob Wobbrock,
  • Mervin Johnsingh,

Add to my favorites Assessing Growth and Germination Characteristics of the Toxigenic Dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella in Puget Sound Waters
Presenter
  • Jennifer Emenegger, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentors
  • Stephanie Moore, , Northwest Fisheries Science Center
  • Brian Bill,

Add to my favorites Direct and Indirect Interactions Between Native and Invasive Exotic Plant Species
Presenter
  • Sara Eshe, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers,
  • Susan Waters,

Add to my favorites Personal Transitions into a Transforming Religious Landscape
Presenter
  • Melissa Espinoza, Senior, Comparative History of Ideas, Geography EIP Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Katharyne Mitchell,
  • Kacy McKinney,

Add to my favorites Sexual Health: Are Older Patients Comfortable Discussing with a Nurse?
Presenter
  • Jennifer (Jen) Farrell, Fifth Year, Nursing
Mentor
  • Basia Belza,

Add to my favorites College Adaptation Among Traditional and Nontraditional College Students
Presenter
  • Sofia Fernandez, Junior, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Mary Pritchard, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites 1962 Seattle World’s Fair 50th Anniversary Tour
Presenters
  • Valentina Ferrari, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Victoria Wolffe, Senior, English (Creative Writing), Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Yi Chin (Kat) Lai, Senior, Informatics (Information Architecture), Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms)
  • Nika Hejazinia, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms), Informatics (Information Architecture)
Mentor
  • Amy Ko,

Add to my favorites Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dates From a Desert Surface-scatter of Stone Artifacts
Presenters
  • Traevis Field, Senior, Anthropology
  • Paulina Przystupa, Senior, Anthropology, History
Mentor
  • Ben Marwick,

Add to my favorites Mutualistic Fungal Endophyte Response to Agricultural Fungicides
Presenter
  • Monika Fischer, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentor
  • Rusty Rodriguez, , Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies

Add to my favorites The Role of GABA in Stimulus-Specific Adaptation in the Inferior Colliculus of the Big Brown Bat, Eptesicus fuscus
Presenter
  • Michael Fisher, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Ellen Covey,
  • Jessica Thomas,

Add to my favorites The Interaction between Mitochondrial Respiration and the Hypoxic Response
Presenters
  • Marissa Fletcher, Junior, Biochemistry
  • Melissa Primitivo, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Scott Leiser,
  • Matt Kaeberlein,

Add to my favorites Effects of MHC Class I Gene DLA-79 on Graft Rejection/Acceptance
Presenter
  • Jenifer (Jen) Fox, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Scott Graves,

Add to my favorites Characterization of a July 2010 Pseudo-nitzschia Bloom in Penn Cove, Washington
Presenter
  • Kyle Frischkorn, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Gabrielle Rocap,
  • Michael Carlson,

Add to my favorites A Comparison of Wing-generated Acoustic Mate Attraction Signals in Two Closely Related Bird Species
Presenter
  • Daniel (Dan) Fuller, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Tim Billo,
  • Michael Beecher,

Add to my favorites Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of a Torpedo Launch
Presenter
  • Tsz (Ken) Fung, Junior, Mechanical Engineer, Material Science Engineer, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Ralph Aldredge, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Seagliders: Autonomous Underwater Vehicles to Monitor Beaked Whales
Presenter
  • Mariah Gentry, Sophomore, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Neil M. Bogue,

Add to my favorites Hearing the Design Process
Presenter
  • Zachary (Zach) Goist, Senior, Digital Arts & Experimental Media
Mentors
  • Cynthia Atman, , Center for Engineering Learning & Teaching
  • Katherine Deibel, , College of Engineering
  • Jim Borgford-Parnell,

Add to my favorites Metal Abundance Calibration of the Ca II triplet in RR Lyrae Stars
Presenter
  • Thomas Gomez, Senior, Astronomy, Physics McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • George Wallerstein,

Add to my favorites Attachment Orientation, Parental History, Emotion Regulation, and Early Memories
Presenter
  • Fausto Gonzalez, Fifth Year, Psychology , University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Phillip Shaver, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Police Corruption in Michoacan, Mexico
Presenter
  • Zerafin Gonzalez, Fifth Year, Community Safety & Public Admin, Heritage College McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Rodrigo Murataya, , Central Washington University

Add to my favorites Analysis of Human TLR1 Promoter Polymorphisms
Presenter
  • Scott Gunderson, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Susanna Harju-Baker, , Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Mark Wurfel,

Add to my favorites Making Common Household Digital Displays Accessible for Blind People Using the Android Phone
Presenter
  • Tom Guo, Sophomore, Computer Science NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Richard Ladner,
  • Chandrika Jayant,

Add to my favorites The Social and Environmental Consequences of Soybean Production in South America
Presenter
  • Andres Guzman, Senior, Economics, International Studies, Sociology, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Leopoldo Rodriguez, , Portland State University

Add to my favorites Filling in the Gaps: K. waltii Yeast Genome
Presenter
  • Kelsey Haas, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Bonita Brewer,
  • Sara Di Rienzi,

Add to my favorites KSHV Infection: Links Between Viruses and Cancer
Presenter
  • Eric Harris, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Lagunoff,

Add to my favorites Seismic Reflection Profiling and Kinematic Modeling of Ventura Basin Thrust System
Presenter
  • Zurriya Hasnan, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences
Mentor
  • Thomas Pratt,

Add to my favorites Evolution in Abalone Sperm Proteins
Presenter
  • Lia Head, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Willie Swanson,
  • Melody Palmer,

Add to my favorites Study of Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV)- Mediated Gene-Targeting at Silent Loci in Pluripotent Stem Cells
Presenter
  • Andy Herman, Senior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • David Russell,
  • Li Li, , UW Medical Center

Add to my favorites Spore Adsorption of Metals
Presenter
  • Mikaela Hertel, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Drew Gorman-Lewis,
  • Zoe Harrold,

Add to my favorites Snohomish River Influence on Dissolved Oxygen and Nutrients in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Austin Higuera, Freshman, Oceanography, Everett Community College
  • Jared Gunderson
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, , Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Role of NKB in the Regulation of Kiss1 Neurons in the Male Mouse Brain
Presenter
  • Samuel (Sam) Hobbs, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Victor Navarro,

Add to my favorites Utilizing High Resolution Melt Analysis to Detect and Strain Type Tuberculosis
Presenter
  • Dara Horn, Senior, Microbiology
Mentor
  • Gregory Engel,

Add to my favorites Fabrication of Giant Unilammar Vesicles - c-DICE
Presenter
  • Benjamin (Ben) Horst, Junior, Mathematics Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Sarah L. Keller,

Add to my favorites Unusually Large Synaptic Boutons Carry Sensory Information to the Avian Forebrain: Specializations for Rapid Information Transfer
Presenter
  • Semonti Hossain, Senior, Economics, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • David Perkel,
  • Agnes Bodor,

Add to my favorites Seasonal and Annual Changes in Spatial Use of the Salish Sea by Mammal-eating Killer Whales (Orcinus orca)
Presenter
  • Juliana Houghton, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Brad Hanson, , National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Candice Emmons, , National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Add to my favorites The Genetic Basis of Speciation in Drosophila
Presenter
  • Emily Hsieh, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Harmit Malik, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Nitin Phadnis, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites A Rapid and Economical Method for Profiling Feature Heights During Microfabrication
Presenter
  • Desmond Huynh, Junior, Neurobiology, Comparative History of Ideas
Mentor
  • Daniel T. Chiu,

Add to my favorites Characterizing the Genetics of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Presenter
  • Brandon Ing, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Timothy Tidwell,
  • Marshall Horwitz,

Add to my favorites Finding Masses of Supernova Progenitors
Presenter
  • Zachary (Zach) Jennings, Senior, Physics, Astronomy
Mentors
  • Benjamin Williams,
  • Jeremiah Murphy,

Add to my favorites Identifying Biomarkers in Fatigued HIV Patients
Presenter
  • Kelly Jensen, Non-Matriculated,
Mentor
  • Joachim Voss,

Add to my favorites Effective Social Change for Health and Wellbeing for Low-Income Countries
Presenter
  • Salma Jibril, Junior, English
Mentor
  • Wei Zuo,

Add to my favorites Molecular Manipulation of the Players That Control Morphologies of Two Distinct Organelles: Mitochondria and Peroxisomes
Presenter
  • Chelsey Johnson, Senior, Psychology, Spanish
Mentors
  • Richard Morrison,
  • Takuma Uo,

Add to my favorites Identifying Molecular Mechanisms of Fertilization
Presenters
  • Emily Jones, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Lydia I Smith, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Barbara Wakimoto,

Add to my favorites An Evaluation of Therapeutic Programs in Juvenile Corrections: Examining Masculinities and Criminality
Presenter
  • Caitlin Jones, Senior, Psychology, English, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Eric Mankowski,

Add to my favorites Standard of Care in Early Intervention: A Comparison of Expected and Actual Services 
Presenters
  • Katelyn Kelly, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
  • Monica Colleran, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentors
  • Patricia Dowden,
  • Lesley Olswang,

Add to my favorites Resolving Conflicts and Examining Molecular Mechanism of the Role of sir-2.1 Overexpression in C. elegans Aging
Presenter
  • Jin Ryoung (Jillian) Kim, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein,
  • George Sutphin,

Add to my favorites Vocal Imitation Learning in the Developing Big Brown Bat  
Presenters
  • Lindsey Kishline, Senior, Psychology
  • Alexander (Alex) Eastwood, Junior, Psychology, Biology (Physiology)
  • Carolyn Warren, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
  • Shelby Johanson, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Ellen Covey,
  • Jessica Thomas,

Add to my favorites Validation of Sea Surface Salinity Data for the Aquarius Instrument
Presenter
  • Ryan Knott, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences, Mechanical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Andrew Jessup,
  • Dan Clark, , Applied Physics Laboratory

Add to my favorites Molecular Modeling and Simulation of Xylanase for Bioenergy Applications
Presenter
  • Christoph Krumm, Senior, Chemical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jim Pfaendtner,

Add to my favorites Distribution and Associated Morphology of Phyllosilicate Minerals in Eastern Nili Fossae, Mars
Presenter
  • Jason Lai, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences
Mentor
  • Joshua Bandfield,

Add to my favorites Mass and Momentum Transport in the Carotid Artery
Presenter
  • Peter Lambe, Senior, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Alberto Aliseda,

Add to my favorites Evaluation of a Student-Run Health Education Program: Development of Comprehensive Evaluation Surveys
Presenter
  • Pauline Lao, Senior, Nursing
Mentors
  • Josephine Ensign,
  • Nancy Woods,

Add to my favorites A Novel Maze-Based Task to Assess Decision Making in Rats
Presenter
  • Joshua (Josh) Larkin, Junior, Psychology, Comparative Religion
Mentors
  • Sheri Mizumori,
  • Marsha Penner,

Add to my favorites Vocal Characteristics of Singing and Acting Students
Presenter
  • Raevynn Leach, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • Tanya Eadie,

Add to my favorites ATR Inhibition by Caffeine as a Means of Preventing Skin Cancer
Presenters
  • Natasha Lee, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
  • Julia Dumesh, Sophomore, Center for Study of Capable Youth
Mentor
  • Paul Nghiem,

Add to my favorites Seattle Ground Motion Using the NetQuakes System
Presenter
  • Evan Leon, Freshman, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Bill Steele,
  • Michael Cibicki,

Add to my favorites Examination of Code Governing Concrete-Filled Steel Components in Structural Design
Presenter
  • Rachel Liberty, Senior, Civil Engineering
Mentor
  • Dawn Lehman,

Add to my favorites Dietary Data Recording System
Presenter
  • Levi Lindsey, Senior, Computer Science, Applied Music (Voice) NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Alexander Mamishev,
  • Junqing Shang,

Add to my favorites North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Statistics
Presenter
  • Chris Loewy, Freshman, UGR, Sccc Inactive Code
Mentor
  • Jerome Patoux,

Add to my favorites The Role of Small-Leucine Rich Proteoglycans in Suppressing Mineralization of the Periodontal Ligament
Presenter
  • Brendan Lopez, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Brian Foster,
  • Martha Somerman,

Add to my favorites Effect of Blockade of Spontaneous Retinal Activity on the Development of Ocular Dominance Columns in Rat Visual Cortex
Presenter
  • Hsueh (Felix) Lu, Senior, Psychology, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jaime Olavarria,
  • Robyn Laing,

Add to my favorites Assessing the Lethal Dissolved Oxygen Tolerance for an Invasive Tunicate (Ciona savignyi) in Puget Sound and the Examination of an In Situ Eradication Method
Presenter
  • Sean Luis, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Julian Olden,
  • Thomas Pool,

Add to my favorites Historical Trauma and Historical Trauma Response: Impact on Developmental Pathways for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth
Presenter
  • Jessica Lusk, Senior, Community Psychology (Bothell) McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Wadiya Udell,

Add to my favorites A Closer Look at the Pyroclastic Density Current Deposits of the May 18, 1980 Eruption of Mt St Helens
Presenter
  • Chelsea Mackaman Lofland, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Brittany Brand, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites Sand and Water and Stone-artifacts: Investigating the Effects of Wind Patterns On Site Visibility and Water Sources On Site Location and Character
Presenters
  • Kimberly Macy, Junior, Norwegian
  • Traevis Field, Senior, Anthropology
Mentors
  • Ben Marwick,
  • Lisbeth Louderback,

Add to my favorites Comparing Ancestry Estimations from Y Chromosome, Mitochondrial DNA, and Autosomal Loci
Presenter
  • Kevin Magnaye, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Mike Bamshad,
  • Abigail Bigham,

Add to my favorites Military Children’s Attachment Styles and Their Coping Abilities During Their Parents’ Absence
Presenter
  • Janette Mariscal, Junior, Psychology, Washington State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Craig Parks, , Washington State University

Add to my favorites A Comparison of Hydrogen Gas in Simulated and Observed Dwarf Galaxies
Presenter
  • Sean Markert, Senior, Astronomy, Physics
Mentor
  • Julianne Dalcanton,

Add to my favorites SS-31 Reduces Oxidative Stress in Mitochondria to Ameliorate Heart Failure
Presenter
  • Ryuji Maung, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Tony Chen,
  • Dao-Fu Dai,

Add to my favorites A European Style Populist Radical Right Party in America? The Case of the Tea Party
Presenter
  • Daniel May, Fifth Year, Political Science, Communication, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Ross Burkhart, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites UV-Induced Toxicity of Ethosuximide
Presenters
  • Erin McCarthy, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Heather Schneider, Junior, Pre-Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Lara Shamieh, , Regis University
  • Matt Kaeberlein,

Add to my favorites Effects of Fetal Exposure to Standard Diagnostic Ultrasound on Autistic-like Behaviors in Mice
Presenter
  • Abigail (Abbi) McClintic, Senior, Environmental Health, French Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad,

Add to my favorites The Effect of ADHD on Dropping Out of High School
Presenter
  • Treasineu McDaniel, Junior, Sociology, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Bill McCarthy,

Add to my favorites A Microfluidic Approach to Time-Lapse Imaging of Yeast Cells
Presenter
  • Sean Michael, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Physics), Physics
Mentors
  • Aimee Dudley, , Institute for Systems Biology
  • Cecilia Garmendia, , Institute for Systems Biology

Add to my favorites Exoplanet Density Determination via Modeling the Effects of Exomoons During Transits
Presenter
  • Michelle Christine (Michelle) Minato, Senior, Mathematics (Teacher Preparation)
Mentor
  • Eric Agol,

Add to my favorites Recruitment and Identification of a Glutamatergic Pacemaker into Synchronus, Spontaneous Activity by GABA-Dependent Waves in the Developing Neonatal Mouse Cortex
Presenters
  • Daniel Joseph (Dan) Minter, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Sarah Dabagh, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • William Moody,

Add to my favorites Transferrin as a Targeting Moiety in siRNA Delivery to Cancerous Cells
Presenter
  • Martina Miteva, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Patrick Stayton,

Add to my favorites The Participation of GABAergic Neurons in Synchronous Spontaneous Activity in Developing Mouse Cerebral Cortex
Presenter
  • Samantha (Sammi) Moen, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • William Moody,

Add to my favorites Recreational Use of Non-Medical Prescription Stimulant (NMPS) Among Boise State University Students
Presenter
  • Anjannette (Angie) Monroe, Senior, Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Lisa Bostaph, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites Different Bat Species Diet on Coffee Plantations Using PCR Methods
Presenter
  • Shahin Mortazavi, Junior, Extended Pre-Major, UW Bothell
Mentor
  • Kimberly Williams-Guillen,

Add to my favorites Mixed Micelles of Triblock Copolymers Enhance Delivery of Indocyanine Green for Fluorescent Tumor Imaging
Presenter
  • Christopher (Chris) Mount, Senior, Bioengineering Amgen Scholar, Goldwater Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Suzie Pun,

Add to my favorites Design for Digital Inclusion
Presenters
  • Steven Joseph (Steve) Naranjo, Senior, Human Ctr Des & Engr: Human-Computer Int
  • Darivanh Nang Phanivong Vlachos, Senior, Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Kelly Kalani Schalow, Senior, Human Ctr Des & Engr: Human-Computer Int
  • Aijia Yan, Senior, Human Ctr Des & Engr: Human-Computer Int
Mentor
  • Beth Kolko,

Add to my favorites Bidirectional Promoter Regulation of a Tandem Repeat Gene Associated with Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD)
Presenter
  • Divya Narayanan, Senior, Microbiology, Individualized Studies NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Daniel Miller, , Genetics
  • Gregory Block,

Add to my favorites State Growth Management: Does it Help Curb Sprawl?  An Assessment of Medium-Sized Metropolitan in the West
Presenter
  • Jenna Nash, Senior, Political Science, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Ross Burkhart, , Boise State University
  • Susan Mason, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites Müllerian Body Production by Cecropia obtusifolia (Cecropiaceae) with and without Azteca Ants
Presenter
  • Josh Neighbor, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Alan R. Masters,

Add to my favorites Using Scatology to Determine if Bats Eat Coffee Pests
Presenter
  • Morgan Ness, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentor
  • Kimberly Williams-Guillen,

Add to my favorites Role of Hepatic Lipase in Obesity
Presenter
  • Lisa Phuong Anh (Lisa) Nguyen, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Helen Dichek,

Add to my favorites Oxytocin and Human Social Behavior
Presenter
  • Camille Nichols-Blount, Junior, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Elizabeth Morgan, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites Investigating the Kinetics and Mechanism of an Oxidative Amination Reaction
Presenter
  • Ioana Nitulescu, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified), Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Forrest Michael,

Add to my favorites Efficient Routing in Distributed Systems
Presenter
  • Allison Obourn, Senior, Computer Science
Mentors
  • Thomas Anderson,
  • Arvind Krishnamurthy,
  • Ivan Beschastnikh,
  • Lisa Glendenning,

Add to my favorites Targeted Therapeutic siRNA Delivery for Patients with Acute Lung Injury
Presenter
  • Onyinyechukwu (Onyi) Okolie, Senior, Bioengineering McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Patrick Stayton,
  • Bilal Ghosn,

Add to my favorites Making Poor People Fat: Deconstructing the Political Discorse on Supplemental Food Programs, Food Cost, and Policy
Presenter
  • Sarah J Palmer, Junior, Sociology, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Drew Halfmann, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Tidal Effects on Seabird Species Abundance in Cattle Pass, WA During the Fall Season
Presenter
  • Jasmine Palmer, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • W. Breck Tyler,
  • Jan Newton,
  • Matthew Baker,

Add to my favorites Different Beddings Might Affect Aggressive Behavior Through Sensitivity of Estradiol in Peromyscus californicus Mice
Presenter
  • Leslie Paredes Chumbirizo, Junior, Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Brian Trainor, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Early Gestational Mouse "Pregnancy Test": Identification and Isolation of Proteins in Urine
Presenter
  • Vivian Pauley, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Ida Washington, , UW School of Medicine
  • Eric Chudler,

Add to my favorites Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) of Adaptation to Lateralized Sounds in Auditory Cortex and Inferior Colliculus
Presenter
  • Sofia Penev, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • G. Christopher Stecker,
  • Susan McLaughlin,

Add to my favorites Comparison of Audiograms of Children with Auditory Processing Disorder Engaged in Either the Tomatis Method or in a Yoga Practice
Presenter
  • Rena Peterson, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Gene Kim,

Add to my favorites Evaluation of Benzaldehyde and Oxyamine Chemistry for Application to Bioconjugation
Presenter
  • Vy Thuy Pham, Junior, Biochemistry, Chemistry (ACS Certified)
Mentors
  • D. Scott Wilbur,
  • Ming-Kuan Chyan,

Add to my favorites The Evolution of an Incipient Cooperative System
Presenter
  • Jose Pineda, Sophomore, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Wenying Shou, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Species of the Organic Dye Violamine R for the Study of Photoluminescence
Presenter
  • Jan Rey Lubuguin (Jan Rey) Pioquinto, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified)
Mentors
  • Philip Reid,
  • Erin Riley,

Add to my favorites Periostin and ADAM33 Expression by Airway Epithelial Cells from Asthmatic Children
Presenter
  • Claire Powers, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jason Debley,

Add to my favorites Genetic Determinants of Longevity in C.elegans nematode Worms
Presenter
  • Amina Ramadan, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentors
  • Weiqing Li,
  • Mindy Farris,

Add to my favorites Optimizing Software-based Muscle Recruitment Parameters via Monte Carlo Simulations
Presenter
  • Erik Reed, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms)
Mentors
  • Peter Cavanagh,
  • Andrea Hanson,

Add to my favorites nNOS is Necessary for Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy in the mdx Mouse Model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Presenter
  • Sarah Reed, Junior, Pre-Health Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Stan Froehner,

Add to my favorites Supermassive Black Hole Study Through Observable Properties of Gas in Galaxy Centers
Presenter
  • Austin Rivers, Sophomore, Astronomy, Physics
Mentor
  • Erin Hicks,

Add to my favorites Identifying Root Sources for the Detroit Public Schools Education Crisis: A Historical Examination of the Evidence
Presenter
  • Malaika Robinson, Senior, American Ethnic Studies McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Wei Zuo,
  • Manka Varghese, , The University of Washington

Add to my favorites Culture of Water: Understanding Relationships between Waste-water and Urban Landscapes in Tukwila and Renton
Presenter
  • Samantha Ryder, Junior, Geography
Mentor
  • Katharyne Mitchell,

Add to my favorites Improving Cochlear Implant Performance via Pitch-based Vocal Tract Estimation
Presenter
  • Elliot Saba, Senior, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Les Atlas,
  • Pascal Clark,
  • Xing Li,

Add to my favorites Dopamine Mediated Plasticity and Its Role in Recovery From Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Presenter
  • Eric Secrist, Senior, Biology (Physiology) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Chet Moritz,
  • Michael Kasten,

Add to my favorites Loss of Charged Particles in the Van Allen Radiation Belt
Presenter
  • Jillian Sehgal, Sophomore, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael McCarthy,

Add to my favorites Blood Diamonds: Are They Responsible for the War in Sierra Leone?
Presenter
  • Fayia Sellu, Junior, Film Studies, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Wale Adebanwi, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Today’s Criminals, Tomorrows Drop-Outs?
Presenter
  • Michael Serpa, Junior, Sociology, Human Development, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • William McCarthy, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Electron Transfer Photolyase Mechanism of Drosophila Crytochrome
Presenter
  • Steven Seto, Senior, Biology (Physiology) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Russell Van Gelder,

Add to my favorites Exploration of Gene Function via Insertional Mutagenesis of Arabidopsis thaliana.
Presenters
  • Daniel Severin, Sophomore, Biology, Chemistry, Sccc Inactive Code NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Christopher Larocque, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • John Wiseley, , Seattle Central Community College
  • Kate Sowell, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Discovering Active Travel Patterns Using Mobile Devices
Presenters
  • Zhuohong (Klein) Shen, Junior, Computer Science, Civil Engineering
  • Melyssa Nagamine, Senior, Civil Engineering, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Yegor Malinovskiy, , Smart Transportation Applications and Research Lab
  • Yinhai Wang,

Add to my favorites Staying Connected Families: Adapting an Evidence-Based Prevention Program for Use with Foster Families
Presenter
  • Emma Sherman, Junior, Social Welfare
Mentors
  • Kevin Haggerty,
  • Heather Storer Smith, , Partners For Our Children
  • Susan Barkan, , Partners for Our Children

Add to my favorites When a Friend Doesn’t Look Like Me: Social Preferences and Selective Helping in Infancy
Presenter
  • Yoon (Sarah) Shin, Senior, Psychology, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Jessica Sommerville,
  • Jung-eun Yun,

Add to my favorites Geometric Abstraction: The Limitless Form in Architecture
Presenters
  • Joanne Shin, Junior, Art History, Western Washington University
  • Kalila Kabor, Senior, Art History, Western Washington University
Mentor
  • Barbara Miller, , Western Washington University

Add to my favorites Crystallization of Hydrophobic Anticancer Drugs using Flow Focusing Microfluidics  for Targeted Drug Delivery
Presenter
  • Nasim Shomali, Senior, Bioengineering, Mathematics
Mentor
  • Xiaohu Gao,

Add to my favorites Effects of sol∆ and los1∆ on Aging
Presenter
  • Sylvia Sim, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein,
  • Joe Delaney,

Add to my favorites U, Th, Pb and Sr Isotopic Composition of Northwest Rift Zone Basalts on Tenerife, Canary Islands
Presenter
  • Jakub Sliwinski, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Biology), Neurobiology, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Bruce Nelson,
  • Theresa Kayzar,

Add to my favorites Preparation of Highly Iodinated Boron Cage Molecules for the Development of Targeted X-ray Contrast Media
Presenter
  • Nicholas (Nick) Smiley, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • D. Scott Wilbur,

Add to my favorites Qlick: Realtime Media Sharing Application Based on Events
Presenters
  • Andrew Smirnov, Senior, Informatics
  • Gavin Elster, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Daniel H. (Dan) Lee, Senior, Music, Informatics, Music (Guitar)
  • Anton Mikhailovich Grobman, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms), Informatics
Mentors
  • Amy Ko,
  • Wanda Pratt,
  • Kristen Shinohara,

Add to my favorites The Contribution of S6K1 to Translational Activity in Mice Fed Normal or High-Fat Diets
Presenter
  • Catherine Snead, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Mike Garelick,

Add to my favorites A System for the Stabilization, Measurement and Extraction of Liquids in Microgravity
Presenters
  • Alyssa Judith (Alyssa) Sorenson, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Luke Jensen, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Sean Stoker, Senior, Mechanical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Scott Tandoi, Senior, Mechanical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • James Riley,
  • James Hermanson,

Add to my favorites Academic Success: The Effects of Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment Courses
Presenter
  • Ernesto Soto, Senior, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Mary Pritchard, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites Modeling the Salish Sea
Presenter
  • Cameron Landy Sparr, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Engineering & Physical) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Parker MacCready,

Add to my favorites Size vs. Frequency Distribution of Geoduck in Quartermaster Harbor
Presenter
  • Shayla Staggers, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • Bonnie Becker,
  • Yvonne Shevalier, , UW Tacoma

Add to my favorites Comparison of Gaits of Animal Locomotion
Presenter
  • Kurt Joseph (Kurt) Stalsberg, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Santosh Devasia,
  • Scott Wilcox,

Add to my favorites Parents’ Stress in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Presenters
  • Kayleigh Stromgren, Senior, Nursing
  • Morgan Marie (Morgan) Busse, Senior, Nursing
Mentors
  • Karen Thomas,
  • Lauren Thorngate,

Add to my favorites The Stupa at Bharhut and The Stupa at Amaravati in the Museum
Presenter
  • Kara Suddock, Senior, Art History, Japanese
Mentor
  • Sonal Khullar,

Add to my favorites Fitness and Fun: Developing the Tools and Investigating Designs For Games to Motivate Exercise
Presenters
  • Nadine Aurora (Nadine) Tabing, Senior, Computer Science
  • Mariko Hope, Senior, Computer Science
  • Jennifer (Jenny) Acevedo-Barga, Junior, Pre Engineering
  • Truman Lee, Senior, Industrial Engineering
  • Theodore Keith (Teddy) Newell, Senior, Electrical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Julius Magsino, Senior, Communication
  • Darivanh Nang Phanivong Vlachos, Senior, Human Centered Design & Engineering
Mentor
  • Tom Furness,

Add to my favorites Controlling Epilepsy: p38 MAPK and Antiepileptic Drug (AED) Action
Presenter
  • Tina Tai, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Nicholas Poolos,

Add to my favorites Identifying the Roles of Pel and Psl Polysaccharides in the Formation of the Biofilm Matrix of Pseudomonas aeruginosa by Examining Clinical and Environmental Isolates
Presenter
  • Catherine Tart, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Matthew Parsek,
  • Kelly Colvin,

Add to my favorites IQ Level and ERP Responses to Faces in Six-year-old Children with ASD and DD
Presenter
  • Alice Tattersall, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, , Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Emily Jones,

Add to my favorites Cultural Studies Integration in Design Education: Exploring the Relationship Between Culture and Design
Presenter
  • Michelle Taylor, Senior, Art (Design Studies)
Mentor
  • Dominic Muren,

Add to my favorites Physiological Responses to Race and Class Oppression and Their Impacts on Nutritional Requirements: Implications for Nursing Care
Presenter
  • Destry G. (Destry) Taylor, Senior, Nursing
Mentor
  • Nancy Woods,

Add to my favorites The Effect of Repertoire Size and Song Sharing on Female Mate Choice in Song Sparrows
Presenter
  • Mari Tom, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Michael Beecher,
  • Caglar Akcay,

Add to my favorites Career-decision Making Self-efficacy Among College Students with Symptoms of ADD
Presenter
  • Charlotte Tomevi, Senior, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • M. Rose Barlow, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites Chicanas in Higher Education: Maintaining a Positive Self-image Amidst Difficult Working Conditions
Presenter
  • Gloria Toriche, Junior, Sociology, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Natalia Deeb-Sossa, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Photoactive Detoxification of Pesticides on Cotton Finished with 3, 3’, 4, 4’-benzophenonetetracarboxylic Dianhydride
Presenter
  • Nidia Trejo, Junior, Textiles & Clothing, Design, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Gang Sun, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Pre-Consumer and Post-Consumer Constructed Fashions
Presenter
  • Helen Trejo, Junior, Design, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • James Housefield, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Evidence That Mitochondrially Targeted SS Peptides Influence Healthspan but Not Aging
Presenter
  • Natalie Trongtham, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein,
  • Simon Johnson,

Add to my favorites Quantifying Facial Differences Observed in Children with CFM Using Anthropometric Measurements on 3D Surface Images
Presenter
  • Trylla Tuttle, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Carrie Heike, , Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Laura Stueckle, , Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Investigating Interfacial Tension on Microfluidic Chips
Presenter
  • Jaylen Vanorden, Senior, Bioengineering, Computer Engineering Amgen Scholar
Mentors
  • Daniel T. Chiu,
  • Thomas Schneider,

Add to my favorites Analysis of Risky Sexual Behavior and Alcohol Use Among First Generation and Non-First Generation College Students
Presenter
  • Efren Velazquez, Junior, Psychology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Elizabeth Morgan, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites Of Terrorists and Commies: Racial Representations in Military First Person Shooter Games
Presenter
  • Mario Venegas, Senior, Sociology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Sergio Romero, , Boise State University
  • Arthur Scarritt, , Boise State University

Add to my favorites The Tissue Specific Role of the Hypoxic Response in Modulating Aging
Presenter
  • Pranav Venkataraman, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein,

Add to my favorites A Screen for HIF-1 Targets that Affect Lifespan
Presenter
  • Anisoara (Ani) Vulpoi, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein,
  • Scott Leiser,

Add to my favorites Investigating the Reversibility of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 7 Symptoms in a Mouse Model
Presenter
  • Sarah Waldherr, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Gwenn Garden,
  • Stephanie Furrer Bucks,

Add to my favorites Origin-Dependent Inverted-Repeat Amplification
Presenters
  • Megan Higgins, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Jessica Moon, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Bonita Brewer,

Add to my favorites Malignant Tumors in Colon from Mice with PTEN Loss and TGFBR2 Mutation Show P27kip1 Down-regulation.
Presenter
  • Yuxin (Jennie) Wang, Senior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • William Grady,
  • Ming Yu, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Visualizing Horizontal Gene Transfer in Escherichia coli Using High Resolution Fluorescent Microscopy
Presenter
  • Stephanie Wang, Senior, Biochemistry, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Beth Traxler,

Add to my favorites Reconstructing the Past: the Art of Cloning Alaskan Glaciers
Presenter
  • Tracey West, Senior, Digital Arts & Experimental Media, Computer Science
Mentor
  • Shawn Brixey,

Add to my favorites Genetic Mapping of Arabidopsis Thaliana Insertional Mutants Using Plasmid Rescue
Presenters
  • Miriam Williamson, Sophomore, Neurobiology, Microbiology, Sccc Inactive Code
  • injeong min, Sophomore, Biology, Sccc Inactive Code
Mentors
  • John Wiseley, , Seattle Central Community College
  • Kate Sowell, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Development and Assessment of Modules to Enhance Student Learning of Anatomy and Physiology
Presenter
  • Bridget Wilson, Non-Matriculated, N/A, Sccc Inactive Code NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Anna Davis, , Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Ambivalence and Identity: A Historiographical Essay of the Afro-Argentine Enigma
Presenter
  • Rosana Womack, Junior, History, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Andres Resendez, , University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Microfluidic Steady Streaming to Accelerate Bioassay Binding in Point of Care Diagnostics by Reducing Diffusion Limitations
Presenter
  • James Wong, Senior, Bioengineering, Computer Science NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Barry Lutz,

Add to my favorites Hawaiian Immersion Programs: Paving the Way for Cultural Preservation
Presenter
  • Zachary Wong, Senior, Community Development, Communication Studies, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Samuel Henry, , Portland State University

Add to my favorites James Fergusson's Tree and Serpent Worship and its Influence on Colonial Museums
Presenter
  • Morrow Jane (Morrow) Woods, Junior, Art History
Mentor
  • Sonal Khullar,

Add to my favorites Intense Focused Ultrasound as Useful Research Tool in the Quantification of Diurnal Inflammatory Pain
Presenter
  • Josephine Wright, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad,

Add to my favorites Dynamin-like Protein 1 (Dlp1) in Parkinson’s Disease Pathogenesis
Presenter
  • Rebecca Wu, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Neurobiology NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang,
  • Jake Hoekstra,

Add to my favorites Antibiotics For The 21st Century
Presenters
  • Sean Wu, Junior, Computer Science
  • Christopher (Chris) Eiben, Recent Graduate, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • David Zong, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Ivan Huang, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry
  • Peixian Liu, Sophomore, Bioengineering
  • Tomas Huber, Graduate,
  • Cindy Wu, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences) Howard Hughes Scholar
  • Denny Luan, Senior, Biochemistry, Economics
Mentors
  • David Baker,
  • Justin Siegel,
  • Matthew Smith,
  • Jeremy Mills,

Add to my favorites Parental Smoking Cessation and Child Daily Smoking: A Nine-Year Longitudinal Study of Mediation by Child Cognitions About Smoking
Presenter
  • Christopher Wyszynski, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Jonathan Bricker,

Add to my favorites Transitions, Adaptations, and Traditions of Healthcare across Burien, Tukwila, and Renton
Presenter
  • Anna Han (Anna) Xue, Senior, Geography
Mentor
  • Katharyne Mitchell,

Add to my favorites Interdisciplinary Research: The Challenges of Interdisciplinary Research for Professors
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  • Sian Mooney, , BoiseState University

Add to my favorites The Use of Ultrasound Elastography as an Imaging Tool for Stroke
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  • Pierre Mourad,

Add to my favorites Mechanochemical Activation of Small Ring Cyclopolymers
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  • Gedion Yitref, Junior, Chemistry
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Add to my favorites Investigating the Reverse Water Gas Shift Mechanism on Platinum by Comparison to the Rate of Carbon Dioxide Dissociation
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  • Linda Youn, Senior, Biochemistry, International Studies
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  • Charles Campbell,
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Add to my favorites Using Zebrafish as a Model to Evaluate the Virulence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus
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Add to my favorites A Versatile Method for Immobilization of Biomolecules in Diagnostic Applications
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  • Arthur Yu, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
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  • Daniel Ratner,

Add to my favorites Identifying the Role of dGCS1 in Drosophila Fertilization
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  • Barbara Wakimoto,