Poster Session 2

12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Add to my favorites Survival of Ghost Shrimp in Sediment Exposed to Imidacloprid in the Laboratory: Implications for Control of Shrimp on Oyster Beds in Willapa Bay, WA
Presenters
  • Joshua Matthew (Josh) Abel, Junior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Siri Francis Collins, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Joseph (Joe) Dupris, Senior, American Indian Studies
  • Kenneth John Kucey, Senior, Political Science, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Katie (Kate) Kulesza, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
  • Sara Wang, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management (Wildlife Conservation), Biology (General)
  • Hannah Katherine (Hannah) Wise Maas, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
  • Tyler Terry Wollam, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Christian Grue, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Volumetric Indices of the Basal Ganglia and their Correlation with Social and Motor Behaviors in People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Raymond Alvarez, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Chantel Prat, Psychology
  • Andrea Stocco, Psychology

Add to my favorites Anisotropic Porous Ceramics for Aerospace Applications
Presenter
  • Preslav Angelov, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentor
  • Raj Bordia, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Media Portrayals of Sexual Assualt in American Sports
Presenter
  • Jixia Ao, Senior, Anthropology, Comparative History of Ideas
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Is Chess a Sport or a Game? Cross Cultural Comparison of Attitudes toward Chess in the United States and Uzbekistan
Presenter
  • Ekaterina Balakireva, Junior, Anthropology: Anth of Globalization, Near Eastern Studies (Culture & Civilization)
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Increasing Experimental Precision using Finite Element Analysis to Model Magnetic Flux from Magnetic Shielding
Presenter
  • Nathan (Nate) Belmore, Sophomore, Physics, Mathematics, Seattle Central College
Mentor
  • Blayne Heckel, Physics

Add to my favorites Dating of the Quillayute Formation by Comparison of Marine Fossils to the Fauna of the Quinault and Empire Formations
Presenter
  • Olivia B. (Olivia) Bement, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
Mentor
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Treatment of Merkel Cell Carcinoma Metastases with Single-Dose Radiation Therapy
Presenters
  • Amy Bestick, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Christopher Wallace (Chris) Lewis, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Paul Nghiem, Dermatology

Add to my favorites pH-Responsive Polymers for Improved Gene-Delivery Efficiency  
Presenter
  • Michael (Mike) Bocek, Senior, Biochemistry Amgen Scholar, Goldwater Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Suzie Pun, Bioengineering
  • David Chu, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Synergistic Effect of Combining Chondroitinase and a Novel Peptide Treatment with Intraspinal Microstimulation in Adult Rat Spinal Cord Injury
Presenter
  • David Boe, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Chet Moritz, Neurobiology & Behavior, Physiology & Biophysics, Rehabilitation Medicine

Add to my favorites Electrical Conductivity Analysis of Graphene Doped with Amino Acids and Self-Assembled Peptides
Presenter
  • Richard James (Richard) Boice, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Fumio Ohuchi, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Economic Barriers in Accessibility to Sports
Presenter
  • Maile E. Bowell, Junior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Synthesis of Palladium Nanowhiskers
Presenter
  • Garrett Lincoln (Garrett) Bowen, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Peter Pauzauskie, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Zach Rousslang, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Exome Sequencing, Linkage Analysis, and Data Filtration in a Family Affected with Dystonia Chorea  
Presenter
  • Taylor Lee (Tay) Boyd, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Wendy Raskind, Medicine, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Optimizing the T-Section of Structural Parts Constructed Using Cellular Core Technology
Presenter
  • Kevin Braun, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentor
  • Brian Flinn, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Effects of Prenatal Ultrasound Exposure on Autistic-Like Behavior in Mice
Presenter
  • Chelsea Brossard, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad, Neurological Surgery

Add to my favorites Homeostatic and Spike Time Dependent Plasticity Tune Feed-Forward Neural Networks
Presenter
  • Yoni Ivens (Yoni) Browning, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences)
Mentors
  • Eric Shea-Brown, Applied Mathematics
  • Natasha Cayco Gajic, Applied & Computational Math Sciences

Add to my favorites Polydimethylsiloxane Nanopost Fabrication
Presenter
  • Jesse Butterfield, Senior, Mechanical Engr: Nanoscience & Molecular
Mentor
  • Nathan Sniadecki, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Pushing Limits: Self-Mutilation and Spiritual Body Modification as Functions of Taught Bodies
Presenter
  • Rowan Carrick, Junior, Religion, University of Puget Sound
Mentor
  • Jonathan Stockdale, Comparative Religion, University of Puget Sound

Add to my favorites A Novel Approach to Show the Mechanism of Artemisinin Anticancer Effect
Presenter
  • Ho (Andy) Chan, Sophomore, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Narendra Singh, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Not Your Typical Adderall Love Story: Constructivist Analysis of the Illicit Use of Prescription Stimulants among College Students
Presenter
  • Han Chang, Senior, Economics, Political Science (Political Economy)
Mentor
  • Adrian Sinkler, Political Science

Add to my favorites Optimization of Ultrasound Elastography for Diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury
Presenter
  • Yayun Chen, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad, Neurological Surgery

Add to my favorites Aspen Plus Process Modeling and Techno Economic Analysis of Hydrogen Production via Lignin Gasification
Presenter
  • Wei (Wei Shan) Chin, Senior, Chemical Engr: Nanosci & Molecular Engr, Bioresource Science and Engineering
Mentors
  • Rick Gustafson, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Jordan Crawford, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Social Consequences for Injured Collegiate Athletes
Presenter
  • Samantha Chisholm, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites The Symbiosis between Bacterial Endophytes and Rice Plants to Provide Nitrogen in Elevated CO2 Environments
Presenter
  • Sang Cho, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management (Restoration Ecology & Environmental Horticulture)
Mentors
  • Soo-Hyung Kim, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Hyungmin Rho, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites HPMA-oligolysine-oligohistidine Copolymers for Gene Delivery
Presenter
  • Jennifer (Jen) Choi, Senior, Bioengineering Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Suzie Pun, Bioengineering
  • Julie Shi, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Imaging Traumatic Brain Injury by Ultrasound Tissue Pulsatility
Presenter
  • Stephanie Chu, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad, Neurological Surgery

Add to my favorites Prolactin Levels in Captive Marine Mammals
Presenter
  • Lorelei Clark, Sophomore, Biology, Mathematics, Seattle Central College
Mentors
  • Shawn Larson, Seattle Aquarium
  • Angela Smith, Seattle Aquarium

Add to my favorites Dyspnea and Pain in the Medicare Health Outcomes Study
Presenter
  • Nathan Scott (Nate) Clark, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Stephen Thielke, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites The Effects of Anthropogenic Modifications on the Natural Beach Environment at Owen Beach in Tacoma, Washington
Presenter
  • Janet Cook, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Environmental Studies), UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Cheryl Greengrove, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Mutator Transposable Element Causes Double Flowers in Thalictrum
Presenter
  • Erin Yvette (Erin) Cote, Senior, Linguistics, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Veronica Di Stilio, Biology
  • Kelsey Galimba, Biology

Add to my favorites Development of an Ultrasound Guided Ventricular Catheter for Release of Elevated Intracranial Pressure
Presenter
  • Nathaniel Coulson, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad, Neurological Surgery

Add to my favorites Intracellular Trafficking of Toll-Like Receptor 9 (TLR9) Ligands
Presenter
  • Melanie Coyne, Junior, Chemical Engineering
Mentors
  • Hong Shen, Chemical Engineering
  • Helen Chen, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Pacific Warriors: The Myth
Presenter
  • Asalemo Crawford, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Vibro-Acoustograpy Can Detect Traumatic Brain Injury In Vivo
Presenters
  • David Dever, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
  • Martin Suarez, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad, Neurological Surgery

Add to my favorites Mismatch Negativity and Social Adaptive Behavior in ASD
Presenter
  • Tanner Dixon, Junior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Anna Kresse, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Developing Nanoparticle-Based Combination ARVs as an Effective Strategy for HIV Prevention
Presenter
  • Eric Do, Senior, Bioen: Nanoscience & Molecular Engr Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kim A. Woodrow, Bioengineering

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

Add to my favorites DNase Mesosensitivity Predicts Differential Gene Regulation
Presenter
  • Paul Martin (Paul) Ellenbogen, Senior, Computer Science, Mathematics
Mentors
  • Michael Hoffman, Genome Sciences
  • William Noble, Computer Science & Engineering, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites The Design and Implementation of a Novel Method to Study the Dependence of Microbubble Cavitation and Collapse on Ultrasound Frequency      
Presenter
  • Alexander (Alex) Esibov, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Carol H. Miao, Pediatrics
  • Misty Noble, Bioengineering, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Vesicular Glutamate Transporter-2 (vGlut-2), but not vGlut-1, is Present in Avian Pallium
Presenter
  • Madison (Madi) Feil, Senior, Psychology, Neurobiology Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • David Perkel, Biology, Neurobiology & Behavior, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery

Add to my favorites Effects of Lunar Magnetic Anomalies on the Lunar Surface
Presenter
  • Samantha Jo Fix, Junior, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Erika Harnett, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Cloud Bias and the Double Intertropical Convergence Zone Problem
Presenter
  • Erin Fox, Sophomore, atmospheric science, astronomy, Seattle Central College
Mentor
  • Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites Exploiting the Antimicrobial Properties of a Type VI Effector-Immunity Pair
Presenter
  • Taylor Gardiner, Senior, Microbiology Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Joseph Mougous, Microbiology
  • Seemay Chou, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Engineering a Survival-Based Protein-Fragment Complementation Assay to Detect Ubiquitination in Escherichia coli
Presenter
  • Anupam Garg, Senior, Bioen: Nanoscience & Molecular Engr Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Richard Gardner, Pharmacology
  • Michelle Oeser, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Add to my favorites Molecular Simulations of Single-Chain Organic Photovoltaic Polymers in Various Environments
Presenter
  • Melissa C. (Melissa) Gile, Senior, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics
Mentor
  • Jim Pfaendtner, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Too Much of a Good Thing: Overexpression of PIRL9 in Arabidopsis thaliana
Presenter
  • Kendell Gilmore, Junior, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Whitman College
Mentors
  • Nancy Forsthoefel, Biology, Whitman College
  • Dan Vernon, Biology, Whitman College

Add to my favorites Arctic Sea Ice Thickness Influence on Extreme Blocking Events over Europe
Presenters
  • Alexandria (Ali) Gingrey, Junior, Atmospheric Sciences
  • David Yun, Junior, Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
  • Steven Joel (Steven) Brey, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences
  • Adam Wisch, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences
  • Andrew Ho, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Mentor
  • Cecilia Bitz, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites Multiple Applications of Botulinum Neurotoxin and Masseter Muscle Activity in Rabbits
Presenter
  • Michael Gross, Senior, Biochemistry, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Zi-Jun (Zee) Liu, Orthodontics
  • Susan Herring, Orthodontics
  • Katherine Rafferty, Orthodontics

Add to my favorites Characterizing Yeast and Breast Cancer Cell Line Phosphoproteomes via Mass Spectrometry
Presenter
  • Kelsey Haas, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Judit Villen, Genome Sciences
  • Danielle Swaney, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Atlas of Puget Sound Foraminifera 
Presenter
  • Chase Halsen, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences
Mentors
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Ruth Martin, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Infants at High-Risk for ASD: Determining Maternal Psychiatric and Pregnancy-Related Factors
Presenter
  • Anuradha (Radha) Helekar, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Development of an Ultrasound Mediated Neuronal Transfection Protocol Towards Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury
Presenter
  • Ashton Hemphill, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Pierre Mourad, Neurological Surgery
  • Suzie Pun, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Using Drosophila to Study the Frequency of Mitochondrial DNA Mutations
Presenter
  • Joshua Hewitt, Non-Matriculated, Molecular Biology-Post bacc, PREP, University of Washington
Mentors
  • Leslie Itsara, Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Leo Pallanck, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites An Analysis of the Rat City Rollergirls and the Cultural Implications of Women in Contact Sports  
Presenter
  • Ryan Hicks, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Synthesis of RAFT-Based Glycopolymers and their Biological Applications
Presenter
  • Danelle Hidano, Senior, Bioen: Nanoscience & Molecular Engr Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Daniel Ratner, Bioengineering
  • Eun-Ho Song, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Are Urban Wetlands Effective Nesting Sites for Wetland Birds?
Presenter
  • Corina (Corrie) Hines, Non-Matriculated, Pre-Veterinary, North Seattle College
Mentor
  • Elizabeth Goulet, Biology, North Seattle Community College

Add to my favorites The Media and the Portrayals of “Broke” NBA Players
Presenter
  • Keiji (KJ) Hiramoto, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Biochar to Clean and Green: Can Biochar Amendments Improve the Quality and Quantity of Green Roof Runoff?
Presenter
  • Gar-Yun Ho, Senior, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Soo-Hyung Kim, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Nanoimprint Lithograpy of Nanomagnetics for Biomedical Applications
Presenter
  • Tanner Justin (Tanner) Hoecherl, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Kannan Krishnan, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Byung Seok Kwon, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Tailoring the Surface Properties of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications
Presenter
  • Kunichika William (Kuni) Hongo, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Kannan Krishnan, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Amit Khandhar, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Heterocycle Synthesis through a C-H Activation Cascade Reaction
Presenter
  • Jeremy Housekeeper, Senior, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Christine Luscombe, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Ken Okamoto, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Investigation of Increased Polaron Generation in Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Photovoltaic
Presenter
  • Stephen Hsieh, Senior, Chemistry NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • David Ginger, Chemistry
  • Adam Colbert, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Designing a Reporter Gene for Drosophila melanogaster Epithelial Cells
Presenter
  • Philip Huang, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Jay Parrish, Biology

Add to my favorites Characterization of Replicate Evolved Populations of S. cerevisiae under Constant Nutrient-Limited Environments
Presenters
  • Mei Huang, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
  • Anne (Annie) Young, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Bryony Lynch, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Aaron Miller, Genome Sciences
  • Maitreya Dunham, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Early Language Development in Infants at Risk for ASD: Evaluation at 12 and 18 Months
Presenters
  • Kimberly Huynh, Junior, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Tong Meng, Senior, Psychology, Economics
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Characterization of a Novel Gene: A Mutation Causing Progressive Dendrite Defects in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenter
  • Ranee James, Junior, Physics: Biophysics
Mentor
  • Jay Parrish, Biology

Add to my favorites Observing Stellar Flares on M Dwarf Stars
Presenters
  • Tiffany Jansen, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
  • Andrew Hillman, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Suzanne Hawley, Astronomy
  • James Davenport, Astronomy, Western Washington University

Add to my favorites Using Molecular Simulation to Improve the Efficiency of Biomass Processing
Presenter
  • Zachary Ryan (Zack) Jarin, Senior, Chemical Engr: Nanosci & Molecular Engr
Mentor
  • Jim Pfaendtner, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Gestation Time and Post-Hatch Growth of the Swell Shark, Cephaloscyllium ventriosum
Presenter
  • Christina Jarvis, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Joseph Sisneros, Psychology, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Add to my favorites Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Using Stimulation and Chondroitinase to Enhance Forelimb Function
Presenter
  • Jan Jimenez, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Chet Moritz, Neurobiology & Behavior, Physiology & Biophysics, Rehabilitation Medicine

Add to my favorites Phase Behavior of Dilute Block Copolymer and Protein Mixtures
Presenter
  • Alysa Joaquin, Fifth Year, Chemical Engr: Nanosci & Molecular Engr Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Lilo Pozzo, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites An Osteogenic Biomaterial: The Activation of Macrophage Transdifferentiation  
Presenter
  • Annika Juhlin, Senior, Bioen: Nanoscience & Molecular Engr, Swedish Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholar
Mentors
  • Ruying Chen, Bioengineering
  • James Bryers, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Want to Be Ethical? Just Don’t Think About It: The Effect of Thought Suppression on Ethical Decision-Making
Presenters
  • Katharine (Katie) Jung, Junior, Accounting
  • Colin Chang, Senior, Business Administration (Entrepreneurship)
Mentors
  • Kai Chi Yam, Business Administration
  • Scott Reynolds, Business Administration

Add to my favorites Can Electroencephalography (EEG) be a Predictor of Medication Response in Children with Autism?
Presenter
  • Veronica Kang, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Esha Massand, Psychology
  • Anna Kresse, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Organic Photovoltaic Efficiency: Fluorine Integration for Band-Gap Manipulation
Presenter
  • Rylan John Kautz, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Christine Luscombe, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Pinyi Yang, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Allometry of Cornus sericea
Presenter
  • Gillian Kenagy, Senior, Environmental Studies
Mentor
  • James Lutz, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Exploring the Genetics of Seizures in Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome
Presenter
  • Adiba Khan, Junior, Biochemistry, Communication (Journalism) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Heather Mefford, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites Uncertainty in Ranking the Hottest Years of U.S. Surface Temperatures
Presenter
  • Tae (Amy) Kim, Senior, Statistics, Economics
Mentor
  • Peter Guttorp, Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management, Statistics, Urban Design & Planning

Add to my favorites Confocal Analysis of the Effects of Progesterone and Allopregnanolone on Neurogenesis Following Cerebral Ischemia in Mice
Presenter
  • Joon Kim, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Sean Murphy, Neurosurgery

Add to my favorites The Contribution of Phasic Dopamine Activity to Basolateral Amygdala Functioning during Fear Conditioning
Presenter
  • Cerise Knakal, Senior, Psychology, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Larry Zweifel, Pharmacology

Add to my favorites Surface Energy of Graphene Determined by Intrinsic Friction Microscopy
Presenter
  • Brad Anthony (Brad) Krajina, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentor
  • Rene Overney, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Synthesis of CdSe Nanotetrapods for Applications in Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Photovoltaics
Presenter
  • Ila Kuntum, Junior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Christine Luscombe, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Katherine Mazzio, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Influence of Matrix Resin Mechanical Properties on Mechanochromic Fluorescent Damage Probe Response
Presenter
  • Natalie Larson, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Brian Flinn, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Identification of Acsl (Acyl-CoA Synthetase Long-Chain) as a Key Regulator of Dendrite Maintenance
Presenter
  • Ashley Tsing Yuen (Ashley) Lau, Sophomore, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Jay Parrish, Biology
  • Jiae Lee, Biology

Add to my favorites Dopaminergic Activity in the Ventral Tegmental Area (VTA) during Fear Conditioning
Presenter
  • Heather Lee, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Larry Zweifel, Pharmacology
  • Graham Jones, Pharmacology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Characterizing Vessel Growth in Infarcted Mice Hearts to Improve Therapeutic Cell Graft Quality
Presenter
  • Sin (Cindy) Leung, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • William Mahoney, Pathology
  • Jill Weyers, Pathology, Center for Cardiovascular Biology

Add to my favorites Pragmatic Language as Part of the Broader Autism Phenotype: A Study of Twins
Presenter
  • Kiarra Rose (Kiarra) Levesque, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Development of Reporters to Monitor Spatiotemporal Patterns of Bantam miRNA Transcription In Vivo
Presenter
  • Hui Li, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentors
  • Jay Parrish, Biology
  • Nan Jiang, Biology

Add to my favorites Etching PDMS Micropost Arrays into Nanopost Arrays using TBAF Etchant
Presenter
  • Matthew C. (Matt) Lind, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentor
  • Nathan Sniadecki, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Mental Rotation and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Keitaro Machida, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Murias, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Modeling the Evolution of Multicellularity 
Presenters
  • Joseph (Joe) Marcus, Senior, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
  • Samuel (Sam) Reed, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology
  • Peter Conlin, Biology

Add to my favorites Characterizing Flower Organ Identity Genes in a Homeotic Mutant
Presenter
  • Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Veronica Di Stilio, Biology

Add to my favorites Anatomical Specificity for Neuromodulation using Vibroacoustography 
Presenters
  • Edin Mehic, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
  • Talia Suner, Junior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Pierre Mourad, Neurological Surgery

Add to my favorites The Influence of the Appearance Change Instruction on Eyewitness Identifications: Using Morphed Images to Test the “Mental Transformation” Hypothesis
Presenter
  • Jeanette Marie (Jeanette) Miller, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Stephen Ross, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus), University of Washington, Tacoma

Add to my favorites Tools for Development of Low Cost Silicon Photonic Medical Diagnostics
Presenter
  • Andrew Millspaugh, Senior, Physics, Bioengineering Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Daniel Ratner, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites The Effect of Tough Love Motivation From Coach To Athlete
Presenter
  • Merissa Elizabeth (Merissa) Mitchell, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Simple Method for Removal of Residual Catalyst From Pi-Conjugated Polymers by Suzuki Coupling and Kumada Coupling
Presenter
  • Christopher (Chris) Montgomery, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Christine Luscombe, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Ken Okamoto, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Can You Be Influenced? The Effects of the Apearance Change Instruction, Unbiased Instructions, and Sequential Presentation on Eyewitness Decision-Making
Presenter
  • Kelly Mooney, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Ethnic, Gender & Labor Studies), UW Tacoma, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Stephen Ross, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus), University of Washington, Tacoma

Add to my favorites Effect of Nanoscale Elements on the Mechanical Performance of a Composite Cooling Pump Cover
Presenter
  • Robert Morris, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentor
  • Brian Flinn, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Observing the Wave/Particle Duality of Light
Presenter
  • Robin Mumm, Sophomore, Physics , Seattle Central College
Mentor
  • Rainer Heller, Engineering, Physics, Seattle Central College

Add to my favorites Quantification of Ribonucleotide Reductase in Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocyte Cell Therapy
Presenter
  • Sean Murphy, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Scott Lundy, Bioengineering
  • Michael Laflamme, Pathology

Add to my favorites Fabrication of Titanium Oxide (TiO2) Nanowires and Thin Films
Presenter
  • Andrew Vu (Andrew) Nguyen, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Sei-Hum Jang, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Jeffrey Yang, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Utilizing Nitrification Rates to Characterize Microbial Physiology in Hood Canal
Presenter
  • Daniel James Noteboom, Junior, Computer Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Rachel Horak, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Surface Characterization and Chemical Modificaton of Solid Solution Cathodes in Lithium Ion Batteries
Presenter
  • G. (Guillermo) Ochovo Ubeda Portugues, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Carolina Vinado, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Jihui Yang, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Belly Dance and Its Growing Popularity
Presenter
  • Senteara Orwig, Senior, History, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites A Comparative Study of Zooplankton Communities under Varying Intensities of Hypoxia in Hood Canal, Washington
Presenter
  • Zack Oyafuso, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentor
  • Julie Keister, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Measuring Masses and Radii of the Young Star System MML53
Presenter
  • Anthony Paat, Senior, Astronomy, Physics
Mentor
  • Leslie Hebb, Astronomy

Add to my favorites Tet1 and Melittin-Grafted Copolymers for Neuronal Gene Delivery
Presenter
  • Joshuel (Josh) Pahang, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Suzie Pun, Bioengineering
  • Joan Go Schellinger, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites An Exploration of Early Communication Development in Infants at Risk for Autism
Presenters
  • Heena Panjwani, Sophomore, Psychology
  • Anjli Shah, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites The Effects of Positive Stereotypes on Women's Math Identification
Presenter
  • Alejandro Ramon (Alejandro) Pena, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • John Oliver Siy, Psychology
  • Sapna Cheryan, Psychology

Add to my favorites Interfacially Constrained High Reverse Selective Membrane Material within Nanoporous Systems
Presenter
  • Tiep Pham, Senior, Chemical Engr: Nanosci & Molecular Engr
Mentors
  • Rene Overney, Chemical Engineering
  • Lakshmi Suhasini Kocherlakota, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Utilizing Porphyrin Dyes
Presenters
  • Daniel (Dan) Polking Jr, Senior, Chemistry, The Evergreen State College
  • Tristan Workman, Senior, Biology, The Evergreen State College
Mentor
  • Peter Pessiki, Chemistry, The Evergreen State College

Add to my favorites Neuronal Regulation of Regenerative Bone Growth in Zebrafish
Presenter
  • Anthony Recidoro, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Ron Kwon, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Add to my favorites Fanconi Anemia Mutations as Novel Therapeutic Targets
Presenter
  • Kai Rogers, Senior, Microbiology Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Ray Monnat, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Role of Translesion Synthesis Polymerases in Repair of DNA Damage and Replication Conflicts in B. subtilis
Presenter
  • Ariana Samadpour, Senior, Art (Painting and Drawing), Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Houra Merrikh, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Controlling the Morphology of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Nanowires for Improvement of Organic Photovoltaic Device Efficiency
Presenter
  • Thivanka Samaranayake, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentor
  • Christine Luscombe, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Subzero Growth, Metabolism, and Protein Expression of the Polar Marine Bacterium Colwellia psychrerythraea
Presenter
  • Krystal Slattery, Fifth Year, Biology (General), Earth & Space Sciences (Biology) NASA Space Grant Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Karen Junge, Applied Physics Laboratory, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Karen Cameron, Applied Physics Laboratory

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of the Lateral Habenula and the Rostromedial Tegmental Nucleus in Cocaine Relapse
Presenter
  • Denis Smirnov, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • John Neumaier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Analysis of the Black Quarterback in the National Football League
Presenter
  • Victoria Corin (Victoria) Smith, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Modeling the Reduction of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles
Presenter
  • Ashley Soria, Senior, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Carolyn Valdez, Chemistry
  • James Mayer, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Calibration of Multibeam Sonar Data for Investigating Seafloor Structure
Presenter
  • Logan Spencer, Senior, Oceanography
Mentor
  • Miles Logsdon, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Roles of Phosphorylation of p120-Catenin in Cell Motility and Adhesion
Presenters
  • Christopher (Chris) Stafford, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Kathleen Voss, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Merrill Hille, Biology

Add to my favorites Compositional Optimization of Reduced Polycrystalline SrxBa1-xNb2O6 for High-Temperature Thermoelectric
Presenters
  • Kyle Forrest Staples, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
  • Kimbrelle Shey (Kimbrelle) Thommasson, Fifth Year, Materials Science & Engineering
  • An H. Dang, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Fumio Ohuchi, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Christopher Dandeneau, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Optimizing Serologic Analysis of Blood Using Silicon Photonic Biosensors
Presenter
  • Nicholas (Nic) Stender, Senior, Bioen: Nanoscience & Molecular Engr
Mentors
  • Daniel Ratner, Bioengineering
  • James Kirk, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Reconstruction of Sea-Level Rise through Evidence of Seafloor Inflection along the Continental Shelf of Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Presenter
  • Clinton Stipek, Senior, Oceanography
Mentor
  • Miles Logsdon, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Comparing Metabolic Labeling and Chemical Labeling Approaches in Quantitative Proteomics
Presenter
  • Hyong (Danny) Suh, Senior, Biochemistry, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences)
Mentors
  • Shao-En Ong, Pharmacology
  • Ho-Tak Lau, Pharmacology

Add to my favorites Interpreting the Sedimentary Record of Rapid Rock Uplift in the Eastern Himalayas
Presenter
  • Kristina Kaylynn (Kristina) Sumner, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Physics)
Mentors
  • Katharine Huntington, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Karl Lang, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Characterizing Resistance of P. falciparum Parasites to Cyclopropyl Carboxamide
Presenter
  • Soo (SooNee) Tan, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Julia Staverosky, Chemistry, Global Health
  • Pradipsinh Rathod, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Heterogeneous Firing Rates in Densely Connected Recurrent Neural Networks
Presenter
  • Kendrick Chu (Kendrick) Tang, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics Amgen Scholar
Mentors
  • Eric Shea-Brown, Applied Mathematics
  • Yu Hu, Applied Mathematics

Add to my favorites Determination of Anisotropic Optical Properties for Single Crystal and Thin-Film β-Ga2O3 using Mueller Matrix Ellipsometry
Presenter
  • Jessica Tjalsma, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
Mentors
  • Marjorie Olmstead, Physics
  • Fumio Ohuchi, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Establishing Paleorecords in the Galapagos Using Hydrogen Isotope Ratios as a Proxy for Climate Change
Presenter
  • Ariel Townsend, Junior, Oceanography
Mentors
  • Julian Sachs, Oceanography
  • Daniel Nelson, Oceanography

Add to my favorites How are Cultural and Linguistic Norms within Seattle Seahawks’ 12th Man Super Fan Communities Created and Reproduced through Social Media Outlets?
Presenter
  • Amanda Anh Ngoc Nhat (Amanda) Tran, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Coupled Climate Model Variability in Predictions of Southern Ocean Heat Uptake
Presenter
  • Judy Twedt, Fifth Year, Physics: Comprehensive Physics Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites Acute Neprilysin Inhibition Decreases Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion in Mouse Islets    
Presenter
  • George Ueda, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Sakeneh Zraika, Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Add to my favorites Ecosystem Protection, Outdoor Recreation, and the Trade-offs Associated with Public Park Management: A Case Study
Presenter
  • Mariah Vane, Senior, Environmental Studies
Mentor
  • P. Sean McDonald, Program on the Environment

Add to my favorites The Use of Echolocation in Southern Resident Killer Whales in Regards to Underwater Noise Pollution 
Presenter
  • Breanna Walker, Sophomore, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kristin Laidre, Applied Physics Laboratory

Add to my favorites Epitopes of Viral Sensitivity to Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies in HIV
Presenter
  • Bingjie Wang, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Public Health-Global Health Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Julie Overbaugh, Microbiology
  • Leslie Goo, Global Health

Add to my favorites Media Intruding Athletes' Relationships
Presenter
  • Takato Watanabe, Senior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Environment and the Mechanics of Development: Effects of Salinity on the Sand Dollar Blastula
Presenter
  • Ceri Joanna (Ceri) Weber, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Michelangelo von Dassow, Friday Harbor Laboratories, Duke University
  • Billie J. Swalla, Friday Harbor Laboratories

Add to my favorites Investigation into Growth and Lipid Production of Two Botryococcus Braunii Strains as Potential Biofuel Feedstock
Presenters
  • Alexander (Alex) West, Sophomore, Biology, Computer Science, North Seattle College
  • Debra Del Castillo, Fifth Year, Biochemistry, North Seattle College
  • Joanna Liew, Senior,
  • Zeno DeRooy, Sophomore, Chemistry, North Seattle College
  • Richard Won (Richard) Lee, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
  • Jennifer Elliott
Mentors
  • James Patterson, Chemistry, North Seattle Community College
  • Brian Saunders, Biology, North Seattle Community College

Add to my favorites HIV Reservoirs, Compartments, and Sanctuaries: Where Does Virus Persist Despite Antiretroviral Therapy?
Presenters
  • Jennifer Whitehead, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Matthew Pouw, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Natalie Chen, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • James Mullins, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Aqueous Dispersions of Composite Nanoparticles for Polymer Solar Cell Applications
Presenter
  • Curtis Liam (Curtis) Whittle, Senior, Chemical Engr: Nanosci & Molecular Engr
Mentors
  • Lilo Pozzo, Chemical Engineering
  • Jeffrey Richards, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Thought-Control: Impact of Simultaneous Auditory and Visual Environmental Distractors on Brain Computer Interface Systems
Presenters
  • Nevan Wichers, Freshman, Computer Science, Edmonds Community College
  • Nasir Elmi
  • Spencer Roberts
Mentor
  • Tom Fleming, Physics, Edmonds Community College

Add to my favorites Does Triadic Eye Gaze Predict Phonemic Learning in Infants?
Presenter
  • Lindsay Wilson, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders), Early Childhood & Family Studies
Mentor
  • Sarah Roseberry, Speech & Hearing Sciences

Add to my favorites Astronomy for the Visually Impaired
Presenter
  • Margaret Morrison (Meg) Wilson, Sophomore, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
Mentors
  • Sarah Loebman, Astronomy
  • Ana Larson, Astronomy

Add to my favorites An Exploration of Tephrochronology and Geochemistry in a Stratified Sequence Between the Rockshelter and an Old Stream Bed at Rimrock Draw Rockshelter (35HA3855), Harney County, Oregon
Presenter
  • Janice (JJ) Wood, Senior, Anthropology, Earth & Space Sciences
Mentor
  • Patrick O'Grady, Anthropology, University of Oregon

Add to my favorites Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the College Athlete: How New Discoveries into Degenerative Brain Disease have Affected Attitudes toward Cranial Trauma in College Football Players
Presenter
  • Shauna Woolley, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Last Millennium Climate Change
Presenter
  • Elynn Wu, Junior, Atmospheric Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences
  • Alyssa Atwood, Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Nano Thermoelectroic Material 
Presenter
  • Yi Hsuan (Sue) Wu, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Trevor Toll, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Jihui Yang, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Hydrothermal Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite
Presenter
  • Charles Hong (Charles) Yuen, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentor
  • Peter Pauzauskie, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Foraminiferal Assemblages from Sinclair Inlet and Dyes Inlet
Presenters
  • Bijia Zhang, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Jerilyn Rose (Jerilyn) Coberly, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences (Environmental)
Mentors
  • Ruth A. Martin, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences