Poster Session 2

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to my favorites Anticipatory Testosterone and Competitiveness in Female Collegiate Runners During Competition  
Presenter
  • Rebecca Adams, Senior, Exercise Science, University of Puget Sound
Mentor
  • Gary McCall, Kinesiology, University of Puget Sound

Add to my favorites Women’s Role in the Hyper Masculine Sport Hockey
Presenter
  • Sheliza Amin (Sheliza) Adatia, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Pacific Islander Identity: Breaking Stereotypes Through Sports and Education  
Presenters
  • Rachel Aleaga, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth Mary Gates Scholar
  • Taylor Ahana, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Men of Color in Sports
Presenter
  • Jonathan Amosa, Senior, American Ethnic Studies
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Reinstatement of Ad Libitum Feeding After Long-Term Calorie Restriction Increases TOR Signaling in Rats
Presenter
  • Elroy An, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Fresnida Ramos, Pathology

Add to my favorites The Struggle to Control the Story of the Everett Massacre
Presenter
  • Matthew P. (Matthew) Anderson, Senior, History Zesbaugh Scholar
Mentors
  • James Gregory, History
  • Ileana Rodriguez-Silva, History

Add to my favorites Bacterial Warfare: The Effect of Environmental Disturbance on Antibiotic-Mediated r and K Selection
Presenter
  • Jacob Bayless Da Costa, Senior, Microbiology
Mentor
  • John Mittler, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Neural Induction and Retinal Maturation of hESC and RiPSC
Presenter
  • Alan Beem, Senior, Neurobiology, Economics Amgen Scholar
Mentor
  • Hannele Ruohola-Baker, Biochemistry, Biology, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Encapsulation of Recombinant Human 293T Cells Producing HIV Gag-GFP in Alginate Poly-L-Lysine Alginate Microbeads
Presenter
  • Hunter Bennett, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kim A. Woodrow, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Effects of Caffiene on Longevity and Health Span in Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenter
  • Emma Jean (Emma) Bishop, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • George Sutphin, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Add to my favorites Using Hubble Space Telescope Images to Test Theoretical Models of Planetary Nebulae
Presenter
  • Kelsey Braxton, Senior, Astronomy, Physics
Mentor
  • Bruce Balick, Astronomy

Add to my favorites Latent Heat
Presenter
  • Steven Joel (Steven) Brey, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences
Mentor
  • Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites Latest Developments in the War on Terry
Presenter
  • Quinn Brown, Junior, Interdisc St: Law, Economics, Public Pol
Mentor
  • Stuart Streichler, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Bothell Campus)

Add to my favorites Kinect Math: The Tool for Future Math Education
Presenters
  • Keng Wei (Jack) Chang, Senior, Computing & Software Systems, UW Bothell
  • Jebediah W. (Jeb) Pavleas, Senior, Computing & Software Systems, UW Bothell
Mentor
  • Kelvin Sung, Computing & Software Systems, UW Bothell

Add to my favorites Profiling Fatty Acids Over the Dual-Stage Life Cycle of the Harmful Alga, Heterosigma akashiwo
Presenter
  • Jessica Chess, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Elizabeth Tobin, Oceanography
  • Rose Ann Cattolico, Biology

Add to my favorites Metal Accumulation of Edible Fungi within Biosolids-Treated Sites at Pack Forest, Washington
Presenter
  • Mary Louise Clouse, Fifth Year, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Erica Cline, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Understanding the Function of gpFI in Lambda Virus Assembly
Presenter
  • Angelo Condulle, Fifth Year, Postbaccalaureate Study
Mentor
  • Angelo Condulle, Medicinal Chemistry

Add to my favorites Using Motion Sensors to Proactively Manage Health
Presenter
  • Alexander (Alex) Constant, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
Mentors
  • George Demiris, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems
  • Hilaire Thompson, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Contextualizing PHAST Study Findings with Key Public Health Practitioner Insight
Presenter
  • Olivia Craggs, Senior, Nursing
Mentor
  • Betty Bekemeier, Nursing

Add to my favorites Cortinarius (Mushroom) Species Diversity in Oregon White Oak Forests
Presenter
  • Lacey Nicole Crow, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Joe Ammirati, Biology
  • Tess Barlow, Biology

Add to my favorites Processed Images of AB Aur’s Protoplanetary Disk
Presenter
  • Raina D'Aleo, Sophomore, Astronomy, Physics
Mentor
  • John Wisniewski, Astronomy

Add to my favorites Anthropogenic Versus Biogenic Effects on Air Quality
Presenter
  • Kenten Danas, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentor
  • Joel Thornton, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites Sexual Behavior of the Male Macaca fascicularis as a Function of Dominance
Presenter
  • Shiva Nath (Shiva) Das, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Randall Kyes, Global Health, Psychology

Add to my favorites Hyper Masculinity & Hyper Feminity in the Culture of Sports
Presenter
  • Sanya Dhermy, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Communication
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Restoring Barriers: The Use of Prosthetics by Disabled Athletes
Presenter
  • Amanda Dunbar, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Research of Landslides Triggered by the 2011 Tohuku, Japan Earthquake
Presenter
  • Lisa Dunham, Fifth Year, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Joseph Wartman, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Sound-Driven Microfluidic Systems in Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Presenter
  • Marie Eberlein, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Barry Lutz, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Characterizing YejM, an Enzyme Critical for the Salmonella PhoPQ-regulated Outer Membrane Permeability Barrier
Presenter
  • Mauna Edrozo, Senior, Microbiology NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Samuel Miller, Genome Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology
  • Zachary Dalebroux, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Polymer Supported Lipid-Bilayer Virus-Like Particles for HIV Vaccine Design
Presenter
  • Nathan Egge, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kim A. Woodrow, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Mn Doped CdSe/CdS Tetrapod Semiconductor Nanoparticles
Presenter
  • Christian Erickson, Senior, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Daniel Gamelin, Chemistry
  • Vladimir Vlaskin, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Alexandrium spp. Cyst Enumeration in Sediment Cores Using a Combination of Density Gradient Centrifugation and Rapid Flow Cytometry
Presenter
  • Samuel (Sam) Fletcher, Senior, Oceanography Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Evelyn Lessard, Oceanography
  • Kirsten Feifel, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Needle in the Haystack: Genetic Encoding of Proliferation and Migration Rates of Glioblastoma Tumor Cells
Presenter
  • Kellie Stacy Fontes, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Engineering & Physical)
Mentors
  • Kristin Swanson, Applied Mathematics, Pathology
  • Andrew Trister, Radiation Oncology
  • Russell Rockne, Applied Mathematics, Pathology

Add to my favorites Organizing "The S.P.O.T.": Negotiating and Intervening in the Production of Student Space
Presenter
  • Erich Christopher (Erich) Freywald, Senior, Society, Ethics, & Human Behavior (Bthl)
Mentor
  • Benjamin Gardner, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Bothell Campus)

Add to my favorites Smart and Resilient Steel Plate Shear Walls
Presenter
  • Ryan Ganey, Senior, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jeffrey Berman, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Siege on Culture: The Future of Futurism
Presenters
  • Emily Garvin, Sophomore, Art History, Western Washington University
  • Maggie Samson
Mentor
  • Barbara Miller, Art History, Western Washington University

Add to my favorites MRI Measurement for In Silico Modelling of Glioma Growth
Presenter
  • Jacob Gile, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Kristin Swanson, Applied Mathematics, Pathology
  • Russell Rockne, Applied Mathematics, Pathology
  • Anne Baldock, Neurobiology

Add to my favorites Taxonomic Diversity of Oligo-Miocene Gophers (Mammalia: Rodentia: Geomyidae: Entoptychinae) using Geometric Morphometrics
Presenter
  • Jennifer Glusman, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
  • Jonathan Calede, Biology

Add to my favorites A Modular Web Application for Virtual Machine Managment
Presenter
  • D.C. Grant, Senior, Information Technology (Tacoma)
Mentor
  • Sam Chung, Information Technology & Systems, UW Tacoma

Add to my favorites Bleaching in Colloidal Cobalt-Doped Zinc Selenide Quantum Dots
Presenter
  • Arin Greenwood, Junior, Chemistry (ACS Certified) NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Jillian Dempsey, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Listening to Music While We Eat: The Effects of Music Type and Tempo on Food Consumption
Presenter
  • Alonah (Loni) Grinnell, Senior, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Mentor
  • Laura Kemmer, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University

Add to my favorites Evaluating the Effects of Environmental Factors on the Decline of Quaking Aspen, Populous tremuloides, in Lassen Volcanic National Park
Presenter
  • Hannah Rebecca (Hannah) Harper, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentors
  • Joshua Lawler, Environmental Science
  • Gordon Bradley, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Design of a Nanoparticle Formulation as a Vehicle for HIV Vaccine Delivery
Presenter
  • Deep Hathi, Senior, Bioengineering, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kim A. Woodrow, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Ink Jet Printing of Self-Assembled Maleic Chitosan Nanofibers
Presenter
  • Simeiqi He, Junior, Exchange - Engineering
Mentors
  • Marco Rolandi, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Hideki Sato, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites The Importance and Impact of Sports in Mental and Physical Rebuilding
Presenter
  • Krystal Henderson, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Cadmium Adsorption to Bacterial Spores
Presenter
  • Mikaela Hertel, Junior, Mathematics (Comprehensive) NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Drew Gorman-Lewis, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Zoe Harrold, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Characterization of Photoswitchable DNA-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles
Presenter
  • Angela Hess, Senior, Computer Science, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • David Ginger, Chemistry

Add to my favorites A GFP Promoter Fusion Reporter for the Mitochondrial Unfolded Protein Response in Yeast
Presenter
  • Sean Higgins, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology

Add to my favorites Neural Basis of Decision Making
Presenter
  • Kelsey Hinton, Senior, Biology (General), Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jeansok Kim, Psychology
  • Lauren Graham, Psychology

Add to my favorites The Developmental Trajectory of Motor Imitation and Later Associations to ASD Outcome and Language in At-Risk Infants 
Presenter
  • Rikki-Rachelle Hinz, Senior, Early Childhood & Family Studies
Mentors
  • Wendy Stone, Psychology
  • Lisa Ibanez, Psychology

Add to my favorites Theories of Socialist Imperialism in the German Social Democratic Party, 1875-1918
Presenter
  • Marc Cameron Horan Spatz, Senior, History
Mentors
  • Ileana Rodriguez-Silva, History
  • Raymond Jonas, History

Add to my favorites Functional Cortical Connectivity in Adolescents with ADHD
Presenter
  • Samandip (Sunny) Hothi, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Murias, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Ruth Brown and Her Girls; Perceptions of "Normal" Womanhood and Summer Camps, 1920-1940
Presenter
  • Elaine Hruby, Senior, History Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Shirley Yee, Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies

Add to my favorites Birth, Death, and Replacement of Karyopherins in Drosophila
Presenter
  • Emily Hsieh, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Harmit Malik, Genome Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Nitin Phadnis, , Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Precipitation of CMIP5 Simulations Analysis
Presenter
  • Weikun Hu, Junior, Mathematics (Comprehensive), Statistics
Mentor
  • Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites The Role of Sediments in the Nutrient Budget of Spirit Lake, Washington
Presenter
  • Terri L. (Terri) Hurlbut, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Jim Gawel, Environmental Science

Add to my favorites The Beauty of Sports: Analyzing Stereotypes of Race and Femininity in Sports and Media
Presenter
  • Sheena Justine (Sheena) Ilaoa, Senior, Anthropology Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Foraminiferal Diversity in Port Madison, Washington
Presenter
  • Darcy Anne (Darcy) Jamieson, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Biology)
Mentors
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Ruth Martin, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Implementing the Multi-Response Permutation Procedure (MRPP) in the Context of Many-Dimensioned Gut Microbiome Data
Presenter
  • Suman Jandhyala, Senior, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • Johanna Lampe, Nutritional Science, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Timothy Randolph, Statistics, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Synergistic and Antagonistic Responses to Dietary Restriction in Caenorhabditis elegans Mutants 
Presenters
  • Monika Jelic, Senior, Microbiology
  • Marissa Simko, Junior, Extended Pre-Major, Pre-Nursing
  • Shannon Klum, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Lara Shamieh, Pathology, Regis University

Add to my favorites The Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide on Phaseolus vulgaris and Pisum sativum
Presenters
  • Katie (Kate) Jenks, Junior, Biology (Plant)
  • Racheal Jappert, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
  • Mathew Summers, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
  • Suven Nair, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Frederick Dooley, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Peter Ward, Biology

Add to my favorites Dating the Retreat of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet from the Southern Puget Lowland
Presenter
  • Clayton Philip (Clay) Johnson, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences
Mentors
  • John Stone, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Zach Ploskey, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Teaching of Mother Tongue in Multilingual Society: The Case of Modern Youth in Singapore
Presenter
  • Melissa Julyanti, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Clarissa Surek-Clark, Linguistics, The Ohio State University

Add to my favorites Exploring Gender as a Moderator of the Relationship between the Optimistic Bias and Risky Sexual Behaviors
Presenter
  • Fiona Kurtz, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Melissa Lewis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Detection and Correction of Errors in Statistical Machine Translation Output for Translation of Public Health Materials
Presenter
  • Adrian Laurenzi, Senior, Computer Science, Biology (General) Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Katrin Kirchhoff, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Alcohol-Use Behavior and Attitudes: The Influence of Perceived Injunctive Norms of Proximal Reference Groups
Presenter
  • Nicholas Lawrence, Senior, Philosophy, Psychology
Mentor
  • Melissa Lewis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Biologic Effects on Dissolution of Silicate Minerals
Presenter
  • Peter Carothers (Peter) Ledoux, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences
Mentors
  • Zoe Harrold, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Drew Gorman-Lewis, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites The Effect of a Pacific Northwest Light Cycle on Growth and Lipid Accumulation in the Green Microalgae, Botryococcus braunii for the Production of Biodiesel  
Presenters
  • Richard Won (Richard) Lee, Junior, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
  • Kathy Perreira, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Kalyn Owens, Chemistry, North Seattle College
  • Ann Murkowski, Biology, North Seattle Community College

Add to my favorites Glacial History of Antarctic Mountains Inferred from Cosmogenic Nuclides
Presenter
  • Danielle Elizabeth (Danielle) Lemmon, Junior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • John Stone, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Perry Spector, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Plastid Transformation Vectors
Presenter
  • Andrey Lepekhin, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Delene Oldenburg, Biology

Add to my favorites Identifying Mutations in the TBX3 Gene that Cause Ulnar Mammary Syndrome
Presenter
  • Weiyi Li, Senior, Biochemistry NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Mike Bamshad, Pediatrics
  • Heidi Gildersleeve, Genetics, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites Deactivation and Degradation of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Wastewater Disinfection Processes
Presenter
  • Shu Li, Junior, Exchange - Engineering
Mentor
  • Michael Dodd, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Development of a Prototype Malarial Diagnostic Device
Presenter
  • Tinny Liang, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Elain Fu, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Is SPATULA Required for Brassinosteroid Pathway During Growth in Arapbidopsis?
Presenter
  • Keng-Min (Danny) Liang, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Jodi Lilley, Biology
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology

Add to my favorites Membrane Filtration with Heated Aluminum Oxide Particles
Presenter
  • Francesca Liburdy, Sophomore, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Mark Benjamin, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites The Effect of Dietary Restriction and pH Neutralization on the Reduction of Replicative Lifespan following Chronological Aging in Yeast
Presenters
  • Winston Lo, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Ki-Soo Jeong, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Jin Ryoung (Jillian) Kim, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Joe Delaney, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Pathology

Add to my favorites Manipulating the Image and Tourist in Postcard Photography: Looking at the Work of John Hinde
Presenter
  • Rosie Lockie, Recent Graduate, Studio Art, Western Washington University
Mentor
  • Julia Sapin, Art, Western Washington University

Add to my favorites Optimal Resource Allocation in Wave Propagation and the Subgradient Marching Algorithm
Presenter
  • Palma London, Junior, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • Maryam Fazel, Electrical Engineering
  • De Meng, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Pavlovian Learning in Anopheles stephensi Mosquitoes
Presenter
  • Eleanor Lutz, Senior, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology

Add to my favorites Development of Thermal Sensor Strings for Glacial Deployment
Presenter
  • Patrick Gordon (Patrick) Ma, Junior, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Dale Winebrenner, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • W. T. Elam, Applied Physics Laboratory

Add to my favorites Halogen Redox Chemistry at the Air-Sea Interface
Presenter
  • Jing Ma, Junior, Exchange - Engineering
Mentor
  • Michael Dodd, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Work Towards Complexes of Rhodium and Iridium for C-H Activation
Presenter
  • Alex Mac Rae, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified) NASA Space Grant Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Karen Goldberg, Chemistry
  • Kate Allen, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Comparing Ancestry Estimations from Y Chromosome, Mitochondrial DNA, and Autosomal Loci
Presenter
  • Kevin Magnaye, Sophomore, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Mike Bamshad, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites Lipid-Encapsulated Hydrogel Nanoparticles as a Vehicle for Mucosal Delivery of Anti-HIV Drugs
Presenter
  • Reena Mahadevan, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Kim A. Woodrow, Bioengineering
  • Renuka Ramanathan, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Evolutionarily Derived Variation in Pigment Pattern Boundary Forming Mechanisms
Presenter
  • Hannah Majeski, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • David Parichy, Biology

Add to my favorites Photolysis Rate of Chlorine under Sunlight in Photochemically-Enhanced Disinfection
Presenter
  • Quanxin (Nina) Mao, Senior, Civil Engineering
Mentor
  • Michael Dodd, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Caregiver Sensitivity and the Duration of a Child's Disengagement Cues
Presenter
  • Colleen Elizabeth (Colleen) Mc Corkell, Senior, Nursing
Mentor
  • Monica Oxford, Family and Child Nursing

Add to my favorites Biological Collision Avoidance Algorithm
Presenter
  • Katherine Midkiff, Freshman, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Kristi Morgansen, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Beth Boardman, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites Comparative Affiliative Behavior and Social Structure in Sykes and Vervet Monkeys in Kenya
Presenter
  • Alexandra Jane (Lexie) Miller, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Jim Gawel, Environmental Science

Add to my favorites Making Garbage Collection more Efficient in Tacoma
Presenter
  • Jerremmy Dean (Jerremmy) Miller, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Environmental Studies), UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Matthew Kelley, Urban Studies (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Yeast Strains that Die in a Budded State Live Shorter Lives than Their Unbudded Counterpart
Presenters
  • Hillary Miller, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Jessica Hui, Sophomore, Center for Study of Capable Youth
Mentors
  • Joe Delaney, Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Daniel Carr, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology

Add to my favorites Are Transposable Elements Driving the Rapid Evolution of Essential Developmental Regulators? 
Presenter
  • Kiana Mohajeri, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Harmit Malik, Genome Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Mia Levine, Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Water Purification System
Presenter
  • Mohamed Mohamed, Junior, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • James Peckol, Electrical Engineering, university of washington

Add to my favorites Detrimental Health Effects of Body Composition Norms in the Sport of Running
Presenter
  • Megan Morgan, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Range of Fire Based on Gunpowder Combustion Products
Presenter
  • Jennifer Murillo, Freshman, Pre-Health Sciences
Mentor
  • Lisa Peterson, Engineering

Add to my favorites A UHV Microcalorimeter for Measuring Adsorption Energies of Catalytically Interesting Metals on Oxide Supports
Presenter
  • Evan Nelson, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Charles Campbell, Chemistry
  • Trevor James, Chemistry
  • Jason Sellers, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Hyperlipidemia Induced Microvascular Endothelial Cell Dysfunction: A Novel Cardiovascular Pathway
Presenter
  • Alexander (Alex) Nelson, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Biology (General) Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Morayma Reyes, Pathology

Add to my favorites Effects of Hyaluronan Hydrogels with Surface Nanostructures on Dental Pulp Stem Cell Regulation
Presenter
  • Cameron Nemeth, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Deok-Ho Kim, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Role of Hepatic Lipase in Obesity and Atherosclerosis
Presenter
  • Lisa Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Helen Dichek, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites Regulation of Replication in Rhesus Rhadinovirus (RRV), a Herpesvirus of Macaques
Presenter
  • Melanie Jean (Melanie) Overman, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Laura DeMaster, Pathobiology, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Timothy Rose, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites 3-D Modeling of Proto-Planetary Disks
Presenter
  • Anthony Paat, Sophomore, Astronomy, Physics
Mentor
  • John Wisniewski, Astronomy

Add to my favorites The Moderating Role of Alcohol on Protective Behavioral Strategies and Negative Consequences
Presenter
  • Caroline Marie Pappas, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Melissa Lewis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Does Nicotine Patch Use Influence Seizure Number, Durations of Stay, or Rate of Seizure Acquisition During Elective Video EEG Telemetry?
Presenter
  • Mihir Sanjiv Parikh, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Michael Doherty, Neurology, Swedish Epilepsy Center

Add to my favorites A Man Without a Dream is Nothing but a Creature: (Staged) Authenticity and Indigenous Representation at Tillicum Village
Presenter
  • Sabine Elizabeth (Sabine) Parrish, Senior, Anthropology
Mentors
  • Miriam Kahn, Anthropology
  • Devon Pena, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Dietary Data Recorder System
Presenter
  • Eric Pepin, Senior, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Alexander Mamishev, Electrical Engineering
  • Junqing Shang, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites From Modality to Tonality: The Reformulation of Harmony and Structure in Seventeenth Century Music
Presenter
  • Lukas Perry, Junior, Music, Mathematics, University of Puget Sound
Mentor
  • Geoffrey Block, Music, University of Puget Sound

Add to my favorites Older Adults’ Utilization of Technology and Their Perceptions of Ease  
Presenter
  • Roselyn (Rosie) Peterson, Senior, Psychology, Spanish, Seattle University
Mentor
  • Kathleen Cook, Psychology, Seattle University

Add to my favorites Seeing ‘Place’: Experiments in Aerial Video Art
Presenter
  • Joshua (Josh) Peterson, Senior, Digital Arts & Experimental Media
Mentor
  • James Coupe, Digital Arts & Experimental Media

Add to my favorites The Association Between Functional Human Polymorphisms and Outcome Following Acute Ischemic Stroke
Presenter
  • Hunter Phillips, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jonathan Weinstein, Neurology

Add to my favorites Inhaler Use in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Presenters
  • Anna Phung, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (General)
  • Michelle Van Nguyen, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Huong Nguyen, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Shear and Flexural Response in Varying Structural Earthbag Configurations
Presenter
  • Corina Popescu, Senior, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • John Stanton, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Travis Corigliano, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Ryan Scott, Business Administration

Add to my favorites Concepts of Masculinity in Male Football Players and Fans as Influenced by Advertising
Presenters
  • Forest Rak, Sophomore, Anthropology
  • Friederike (Teri) Guethner, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Evolution of a Chlorophyll Synthesis Gene in Diatoms
Presenter
  • Tejinder (Tj) Randhawa, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Heather Hunsperger, Biology
  • Rose Ann Cattolico, Biology

Add to my favorites The Identification of Off-target Enzymes Associated With Inhibition of Calcium Dependent Protein Kinase 1 in Toxoplasma gondii
Presenter
  • Molly Reid, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Kayode Ojo, Medicine

Add to my favorites Art in Sports : Who is Teaching our Kids?
Presenter
  • Laura Roof, Senior, Landscape Architecture
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Spreading Equity to Deaf Students in the Academic Environment
Presenters
  • Philip Alquiza (Philip) Sanchez, Junior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
  • Stuart Alexander (Stu) Simkins, Senior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Spherical Projections for the Artistically Inclined: Taking Complete Advantage of Fulldome Spaces
Presenter
  • Gaelen Gilpatric Sayres, Senior, Digital Arts & Experimental Media
Mentors
  • Andrew Connolly, Astronomy
  • James Coupe, Digital Arts & Experimental Media

Add to my favorites Environmental Stewardship, Social Equity, and Corporate Profitability: Siblings or Strangers?
Presenter
  • Daniel Arthur (Dan) Schafer, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Dorothy Paun, Environmental Management Program

Add to my favorites Robin Hood, Poaching, & Non-Noble Perceptions of Forest Law in Medieval England
Presenter
  • Erik Adam (Erik) Scheer, Senior, History
Mentors
  • Charity Urbanski, History
  • Ileana Rodriguez-Silva, History

Add to my favorites The Effects of Gradient on Clast-Size Based Sorting in Mountain Stream Pools
Presenter
  • Daniel (Dan) Scott, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • David Montgomery, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites The Controlled Release of Bovine Serum Albumin via Covalently Cross Linked Alginate Microparticles and Conventional Alginate Microparticles with a Covalently Cross Linked Alginate Shell
Presenter
  • Daniel Severin, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • James Bryers, Bioengineering
  • Kristy Katzenmeyer, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Insider and Outsider Perspectives of the Gymnastics Culture
Presenter
  • Kylie Sharp, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Studies Comparing Tolerance to Morphine-induced Respiratory Depression with Tolerance to Morphine-induced Analgesia
Presenter
  • Chen Shi, Senior, Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Gregory Terman, Anesthesiology
  • Michael Emery, Anesthesiology

Add to my favorites The 'Constant Victim': The Transformation of Serbian Identity and Nationalism from 1980-86
Presenter
  • Alyson Elizabeth (Alyson) Singh, Senior, History, International Studies
Mentor
  • Ileana Rodriguez-Silva, History

Add to my favorites Does an NBA Salary Increase with Size?
Presenter
  • Anupreet Singh, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Investigating the Reverse Water Gas Shift Mechanism on Platinum by Comparison to the Rate of Carbon Dioxide Dissociation
Presenters
  • Hunter Sismaet, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified), Biochemistry
  • Timothy (Tim) Livingston Large, Senior, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry (ACS Certified)
Mentors
  • Charles Campbell, Chemistry
  • Eric Karp, Chemical Engineering
  • James Lownsbury, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Defensin-Mediated Neutralization of Adenovirus
Presenter
  • Ksenia Skorohodova, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jason Smith, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Tidal Transport of PCBs in the Duwamish River
Presenter
  • Hannah Snow, Junior, Oceanography, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Dodd, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Maintaining the Ductus-Aorta Boundary: Molecular Mechanisms Rooted in Lineage
Presenter
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Stanley, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Mark Majesky, Pathobiology, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites A Time-Series of Hydrocarbon Fluxes to the Ocean and Atmosphere from Methane Seeps at Hydrate Ridge, Offshore Oregon
Presenter
  • Carla Stapleton, Senior, Oceanography, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Evan Solomon, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Determining the Light Curves of SX Phe Variables
Presenter
  • Kathryn Steakley, Senior, Physics, Astronomy
Mentor
  • Chris Laws, Astronomy

Add to my favorites Linking ULIRGS and Quasars: Looking for Predicted Morphological Signatures of AGN Feedback
Presenter
  • Nicole Steward, Senior, Astronomy, Physics Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Erin Strobel, Astronomy

Add to my favorites Study of the Dynamics and Thermodynamics of the Upper Atmospheric Regions (Southern Hemisphere)
Presenter
  • Andre Stone, Freshman, Pre Engineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael McCarthy, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Characterization of Gene Expression Changes in White Matter Following Ischemic Preconditioning
Presenter
  • Samuel (Sam) Sussman, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Jonathan Weinstein, Neurology

Add to my favorites Role of IL-17 Signaling in Neutrophil Recruitment in the Brain vs. Spinal Cord during CNS Autoimmunity
Presenter
  • Jessica Swarts, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Joan Goverman, Immunology
  • Sarah Swarts, Immunology

Add to my favorites Companion Ratings of Emotions, Quality of Life, and Cognitive Functioning in Prostate Cancer Patients Undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy: The View from the Other Side
Presenter
  • Alice Tattersall, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Monique Cherrier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology

Add to my favorites Integrity of Steel Gravity Framing Systems
Presenter
  • Scott Tetzlaff, Senior, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Berman, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Jonathan Weigand, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Seasonal Plasticity in an Avian Species: A Comparison of Neuronal Turnover in Breeding and Nonbreeding Seasons
Presenter
  • Nivretta (Nivi) Thatra, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Eliot Brenowitz, Biology
  • Tracy Larson, Biology, University of Virginia

Add to my favorites The Effects of Climate Change on Establishment Rates and Altitudinal Advance on Two Treeline Conifers
Presenter
  • David Thompson, Senior, Biology (General), Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology
  • Melanie Harsch, Biology
  • Kevin Ford, Biology

Add to my favorites Training Manual to Provide Culturally Competent Care for Somali Women Immigrants
Presenter
  • Sakuna Thongchanh, Fifth Year, Nursing
Mentors
  • Cynthia Price, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems
  • Nancy Woods, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Discourse of Race in Basketball
Presenters
  • John (Timu) Timu, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
  • Hauoli Jamora, Sophomore, Pre-Nursing
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Documenting Environment Shifts in Puget Sound Using Benthic Foraminifera
Presenter
  • Robert James (Rob) Tomlinson, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences
Mentors
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Ruth Martin, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites The Discovery and Characterization of Phytochelatin Synthase Gene in Conifers
Presenter
  • Robert Tournay, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Erica Cline, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites The Correlation between Nuclear Star Formation and Active Black Hole Growth in Seyfert Galaxies
Presenter
  • Angelia Tran, Senior, Astronomy, Physics
Mentor
  • Erin Hicks, Astronomy

Add to my favorites Investigating the Mitochondrial Unfolded Protein Response in Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenter
  • Natalie Trongtham, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Simon Johnson, Pathology

Add to my favorites Centrifugal Method for Particle Size Segregation
Presenters
  • Cameron Turner, Senior, Mechanical Engineering
  • Christopher (Chris) Pauly, Senior, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics
  • Nicklaus Smith, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Julianna Carroll, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics, English (Creative Writing)
  • Keith Woehrlin, Senior, Mechanical Engineering: Mechatronics
  • Joshua Hooks, Senior, Mechanical Engineering: Mechatronics
  • Ansley Barnard, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Harbin Kim, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Declan Mallamo, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • James Riley, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Effect of State of Residence on Health Measures in Nigeria
Presenter
  • Chika Okeoma (Chika) Ugwoaba, Senior, Sociology
Mentors
  • Daniel Chirot, Jackson School of International Studies, Sociology
  • Lowell Hargens, Sociology

Add to my favorites Regression-Based Path Analysis of Deaf Literacy Using Event Related Potentials (ERPs)
Presenter
  • Daron Vandeleur, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Lee Osterhout, Psychology
  • Alison Mehravari, Neurobiology & Behavior, Psychology

Add to my favorites Genome-Wide Screening for Inducers of the Mitochondrial UPR in C. elegans
Presenter
  • Helen Margaret (Helen) Vander Wende, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Christopher Bennett, Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology

Add to my favorites The Tissue Specific Role of the Hypoxic Response in Modulating Aging in C. elegans
Presenter
  • Pranav Venkataraman, Senior, Bioengineering Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Scott Leiser, Pathology

Add to my favorites Does Where You Live Determine Your Size? A Comparison of Trait Size Among Magellanic Penguin Colonies
Presenter
  • Johannah Catherine Verhulst, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Dee Boersma, Biology
  • Ginger Rebstock, Biology

Add to my favorites Immunization Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis Using a Nanoparticle Vaccine Platform
Presenter
  • Cynthia Njeri (Cynthia) Wainaina, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Biology (Physiology) Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Kevin Urdahl, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute

Add to my favorites ARF and IAA Protein Interactions in Response to Auxin Signaling Involved in Lateral Root Formation in Arabidopsis
Presenter
  • Autumn Walker, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
  • Jessica Guseman, Biology

Add to my favorites Phase Change Memory Nanowire in the Mesoscopic Scale
Presenters
  • Chia-Ning Wang, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • Xingyi Shi, Senior, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • Anant M.P. Anantram, Electrical Engineering
  • Jie Liu, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Obstruction-Resistant Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt
Presenter
  • Chenyi Wang, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Barry Lutz, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites The Effects of Physical Appearance and Perceived Gender on Prejudicial Attitudes towards Transpersons  
Presenters
  • Katie Wilks, Senior, Psychology, Women's and Gender Studies, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Stacia Czichas, Senior, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
Mentor
  • Michelle Ceynar, Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University

Add to my favorites Viral Mechanisms Responsible for Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus-Induced Angiogenesis and Blood to Lymphatic Endothelial Cell Reprogramming
Presenter
  • Cristina Jean (Cristina) Wittkopp, Fifth Year, Postbaccalaureate Study
Mentor
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Fluorescent Detection and Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer Using 5-ala Induced PpIX and a Scanning Fiber Endoscope
Presenter
  • Mikias Habteab (Mikias) Woldetensae, Freshman, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Mark Kirshenbaum, Mechanical Engineering
  • Eric Seibel, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Exploring Ultra-Stable Polymer Glass Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Presenter
  • Allen Wong, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentor
  • Jim Pfaendtner, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites The Role of Atg13 in Autophagy
Presenter
  • Tiffany Wu, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Hannah Chapin, Biochemistry
  • Alexey Merz, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites In Silico Evaluation of Flux Balance Analysis
Presenter
  • Emily Yang, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Herbert Sauro, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Mechanochemical Activation of Small Ring Cyclopolymers
Presenter
  • Gedion Yitref, Senior, Chemistry Amgen Scholar
Mentor
  • AJ Boydston, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Evaluating Stacked Socks for Enhanced Socket Fit
Presenter
  • Alan Yu, Sophomore, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Joan Sanders, Bioengineering
  • John Cagle, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Development of Diamond Based Magnetometer for Nanotag Sensing at Room Temperature 
Presenter
  • Zhiting Zhu, Junior, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
Mentor
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics

Add to my favorites UW iGEM 2011 Make It or Break It: Diesel Production and Gluten Destruction, the Synthetic Biology Way
Presenters
  • David Zong, Junior, Bioengineering
  • Benjamin Mo, Junior, Pre-Major
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Stanley, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
  • Rashmi Ravichandran, Senior, Microbiology
  • Daniel Armon (Daniel) Hadidi, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Justin Siegel, Biochemistry
  • Eric Klavins, Electrical Engineering
  • Justin Siegel, Biochemistry
  • Ingrid Pultz, Microbiology