Poster Session 1

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to my favorites The Culture of High School Recruiting
Presenter
  • Shane Alexander Brostek, Freshman, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Arsenic Fate Post Sulfate Reduction: Assessing the Feasibility of Short-Term Groundwater Remediation Techniques for Arsenic Removal
Presenter
  • Hunter Brown, Senior, Civil Engineering
Mentors
  • Rebecca Neumann, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Lara Pracht, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Mannose Selection for Chloroplast Transformation in Maize Tissue Culture
Presenter
  • Akiko Carver, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Arnold Bendich, Biology
  • Delene Oldenburg, Biology

Add to my favorites Variations in Phosphate and Phytoplankton in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Rebecca Casey, Freshman, Veterinarian Medicine, Everett Community College
  • Danielle Bernhard
  • Emily Romeis, Fifth Year, Veterinary Science, Everett Community College
  • Megan Rickey, Freshman, Medicine
Mentor
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Collagens in the Ctenophore Pleurobrachia bachei
Presenter
  • Nathan Churches, Recent Graduate, Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Billie J. Swalla, Biology, Friday Harbor Laboratories

Add to my favorites Is Gender Important? Analyzing Disparities in the Budget Priorities of Male and Female Governors
Presenter
  • Emily Ann (Emily) Clarkson, Junior, Political Science
Mentors
  • John Wilkerson, Political Science
  • Nicholas Stramp, Political Science, Center for American Politics and Public Policy

Add to my favorites Developing an Instrument to Characterize Active Learning in Large Classes
Presenter
  • Mercedes Simone (Mercedes) Converse, Senior, Germanics
Mentors
  • Sarah Eddy, Biology
  • Mary Pat Wenderoth, Biology
  • Scott Freeman, Biology

Add to my favorites All Access Pass: How Video Games Like Madden NFL Commodify Players and Perpetuate Stereotypes
Presenter
  • Vanessa Corey, Senior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Small Heat Shock Proteins: Investigating Client Binding and Oligomer Diversity 
Presenters
  • Emily Duncan, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Ashwin Nitin (Ashwin) Karnik, Senior, Biochemistry, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Rachel Klevit, Biochemistry
  • Scott Patrick Delbecq, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Exploring the Genetic Basis of Thermostability in the RNA Virus phi-6
Presenters
  • Kimber Clementine (Clementine) Dunnell, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
  • Emily Hsieh, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology
  • Sonia Singhal, Biology

Add to my favorites U-District Job Co-op: A Design Vision for Connecting Homeless Young People to Community Jobs
Presenter
  • Thuy Duong, Senior, Human Centered Design & Engineering, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • David Hendry, Human Centered Design & Engineering, The Information School
  • Jill Woelfer, The Information School

Add to my favorites The Effects of the Wavelength of Light on Lipid Body Production in Isochrysis galbana
Presenter
  • Phyll Eier, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Rose Ann Cattolico, Biology
  • Stephanie Brunelle, Biology

Add to my favorites Chrysochromulina sp. as a Model for Biofuel Production in Algae: Growth and Lipid Analysis Under Stress Conditions
Presenter
  • Philippe Enos, Junior, International Studies, Political Science NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Stephanie Brunelle, Biology

Add to my favorites Genetic Investigations of the Sterol Biosynthesis Pathway of Trypanosoma cruzi
Presenter
  • Omeed Faghih, Junior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Frederick Buckner, Medicine

Add to my favorites A State-by-State Analysis of the Effects That Government Incentives and Regulations Have on the Growth of Bioscience Industry 
Presenter
  • Derek Fletcher, Senior, Political Science (Political Economy)
Mentors
  • John Wilkerson,
  • Nicholas Stramp, Political Science, Center for American Politics and Public Policy

Add to my favorites Automated Analysis of Cardiomyocyte Contraction and Calcium Propagation
Presenter
  • Samuel (Sam) Frankel, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Deok-Ho Kim, Bioengineering
  • Jesse Macadangdang, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Combating Ovarian Cancer Based on the Elimination of Tumor-Associated Macrophages
Presenter
  • Michelle Giovani, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Andre Lieber, Medicine

Add to my favorites Behavioral Responses to Noxious Stimuli: The Infuence of Rearing Temperature and Analgesics on the Thermal Preference of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Larvae
Presenters
  • Song (Shamii) Goh, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Erinn Alayne (Erinn) Wagner, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Micaela (Mica) Rosser, Senior, Public Health-Global Health, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Ajay Dhaka, Biological Structure

Add to my favorites Appliance Reader: A Smartphone Application for Blind People to Read Their Digital Displays
Presenters
  • Antonius (Denny) Harijanto, Senior, Computer Engineering
  • Michael Thanh Hung (Mike) Hotan, Senior, Computer Engineering
Mentors
  • Richard Ladner, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Bryan Russell, Computer Science & Engineering, Intel

Add to my favorites The Impacts of Physiologically and Qualitatively Measured Affect on Creative Collaboration  
Presenter
  • Dian Aulia Hartono, Senior, Human Ctr Des & Engr: Human-Computer Int
Mentors
  • Cecilia Aragon, Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Andrew Berry, Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Daniel Perry, Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Sean Michael Mitchell, Human Centered Design & Engineering

Add to my favorites Does social media shape the public's perceptions in ways that can negatively impact the ability of college athletes to be drafted by professional teams?
Presenter
  • Micah Kekoalii (Micah) Hatchie, Junior, American Ethnic Studies
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites D-Jargonizer: A Tool for Reading Technical Text
Presenters
  • Meran Hill, Senior, Psychology, Informatics
  • Dane Frederick Paschal, Senior, Informatics (Information Architecture)
  • Linus Willson, Senior, English, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • David Wilcox, Senior, Informatics (Information Architecture)
Mentors
  • Amy Ko, The Information School
  • Jared Bauer, The Information School

Add to my favorites Specialty Search Engine Design: an Empirical Study on the Optimization of Specialty Search Algorithms and Architecture
Presenters
  • Marissa Ho, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Brennen Smith, Senior, Informatics (Information Architecture)
Mentor
  • William Jones, The Information School

Add to my favorites Are we Specializing Ourselves to Ruin?
Presenter
  • Joshua Dreau (Josh) Hooker, Senior, Political Science
Mentors
  • John Wilkerson, Political Science
  • Nicholas Stramp, Political Science, Center for American Politics and Public Policy

Add to my favorites Two-Channel Imaging and Displacement Determination of an Isolated, Perfused Guinea Pig Heart Infarction Model
Presenter
  • Cody Horst, Senior, Mathematics (Philosophy), Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Michael Laflamme, Pathology

Add to my favorites The Counterproductive Effects of Food Aid on Political Violence against Refugees in Africa
Presenter
  • Saori Ichikawa, Senior, Political Science
Mentors
  • John Wilkerson, Political Science
  • Nicholas Stramp, Political Science, Center for American Politics and Public Policy

Add to my favorites The Adenovirus Hexon Trimer Contains a Binding Pocket for the Coagulation Factor VII Gla Domain that Defines the Infectivity of Adenovirus-Coagulation Factor Complexes  
Presenter
  • Eric Edward (Eric) Irons, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Dmitry Shayakhmetov, Medicine

Add to my favorites Mitochondrial Mutagenesis in Colon Cancer Cells Induced by Fluorodeoxyuridine and O4-ethyldeoxythymidine
Presenter
  • Katherine (Katie) Jackson, Sophomore, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentors
  • Lawrence Loeb, Pathology
  • Jessica Kuong, Pathology

Add to my favorites Do Governors Matter? Gubernatorial Effect on State Economic Performance
Presenter
  • Jaewook Jun, Junior, Political Science
Mentors
  • John Wilkerson, Political Science
  • Nicholas Stramp, Political Science, Center for American Politics and Public Policy

Add to my favorites Development of a Trypanosoma cruzi Methionyl-tRNA Synthetase Assay Using Bioluminescence for Compound Screening
Presenter
  • Kristi Kajita, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Frederick Buckner, Medicine
  • Ranae Ranade, Medicine

Add to my favorites Imagining a World of Gender Equality: Margaret Atwood's Feminist Fiction and the Constructed Environment
Presenter
  • Bryn Taylor (Bryn) Kepler, Senior, Architectural Design
Mentor
  • Louisa Iarocci, Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle

Add to my favorites Designing a Web-Based Collaborative Translation Management System for Public Health Workers  
Presenter
  • Adrian Laurenzi, Senior, Computer Science, Biology (General) Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Katrin Kirchhoff, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Does Early Replication of Centromeres Prevent Genetic Instability?
Presenter
  • Seungbeen (Steven) Lee, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Bonita Brewer, Genome Sciences
  • Thomas Pohl, Genetics, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Add to my favorites Biocompatible poly(2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate) Nano-Groove Substrate.
Presenter
  • Justin Lee, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Deok-Ho Kim, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Characterizing HIF-1 Downstream Targets That Affect Lifespan
Presenters
  • Alison Leonard, Junior, Pre-Sciences
  • Hillary Ann (Hillary) Miller, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Scott Leiser, Pathology

Add to my favorites Quadrotor Flight with On-Board Autonomous Controlling
Presenter
  • Francesca Liburdy, Junior, Extended Pre-Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Kristi Morgansen, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Brian Hinson, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites The Effect of Heat Shock on Neomycin-Induced Hair Cell Death in Zebrafish
Presenter
  • Julia Licholai, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Heather Brignull, Biological Structure
  • David Raible, Biological Structure, Biology, Genome Sciences, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Neurobiology & Behavior

Add to my favorites Sphingosine-1-Phosphate (S1P) Conjugated Nanopatterned Grafts as a Regenerative Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Presenter
  • Daniel Lih, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Deok-Ho Kim, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Design of an Elastic Pylon for Lower-Limb Amputees
Presenter
  • Yao-Jen (Adam) Lu, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Glenn Klute, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Gene Expression Analysis of Human-Specific Duplications of ARHGAP11
Presenter
  • Kenneth Mark, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Evan Eichler, Genome Sciences
  • Megan Y. Dennis, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Comparison of Detonation Gun for the Ram Accelerator Performance to Development Theory 
Presenter
  • Sergio Luis (Sergio) Marquez, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
Mentor
  • Carl Knowlen, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites Using Inexpensive Temperature Sensors to Estimate Incoming Radiation and Snow Surface Albedo
Presenter
  • Adam Massmann, Junior, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jessica Lundquist, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Mark Raleigh, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Ekyalo Omukisa, or the Unlucky Village: The Role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Pursuing Food Sovereignty in the Luweero Triangle
Presenter
  • Haley Millet, Junior, Public Health-Global Health, Anthropology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Devon Pena, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Identification of Functional Interactions of an Ubiquitin Ligase Involved in DNA Damage Repair
Presenter
  • Alyssa (Ally) Mueller, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Rachel Klevit, Biochemistry
  • Katja Dove, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Media Portrayals of Volleyball Affect on Youth
Presenter
  • Kylin Munoz, Senior, Communication
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites How Female Athletes Portray Themselves to Avoid Negative Stereotypes 
Presenter
  • Samantha Brennan (Sami) Page, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Women Sexuality and the Media
Presenter
  • Sione Potoa'E, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Identification and Phylogenetic Relationships of Cortinarius Associated with Oregon Oak in the Columbia George  
Presenter
  • Julia Reed, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentor
  • Joe Ammirati, Biology

Add to my favorites Sorry, No Hablo Mixteco: Transnational Migration, Indigenous Language, and the Promotion of Ethnic Consciousness via Hybrid Discourse
Presenter
  • Ramiro Reyes, Senior, International Studies, International Studies: Latin America
Mentor
  • Antonio Lucero, Jackson School of International Studies

Add to my favorites Charactizing the IDPN Lesion of Hair Cells in the Mammalian Cristae
Presenter
  • Kayla Rose (Kayla) Ritchie, Senior, Biology (General), Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Olivia Bermingham-McDonogh, Biological Structure
  • Amber Slowik, Biological Structure, Neurobiology & Behavior
  • Catherine Ray, Biological Structure

Add to my favorites A Web Study Evaluating Low Frame Rates and Bitrates for Mobile Sign Language Video
Presenter
  • Rafael-Sunny (Sunny) Rodriguez, Senior, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Eve Riskin, Electrical Engineering
  • Jessica Tran, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Tapulator: A Non-Visual Calculator using Natural Prefix-Free Codes
Presenter
  • Vaspol Ruamviboonsuk, Junior, Computer Science Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Richard Ladner, Computer Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Inferring the Effects of Mutations on Protein Stability from the Deep Sequencing of Functionally Selected Libraries of Mutants
Presenter
  • Samuel (Sam) Schetterer, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Mathematics (Comprehensive)
Mentor
  • Jesse Bloom, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites The Media’s Reproduction of Cultural Norms of Athletic Inferiority in Women’s Basketball 
Presenter
  • Jack Frederick (Jack) Shepherd, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Differential Responses to Dietary Restriction following Gene Knockdown in Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenter
  • Marissa Margaret (Marissa) Simko, Senior, Public Health-Global Health Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Haeri Choi, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology

Add to my favorites Sports in Media: The destructive Image of Female Athletes
Presenter
  • Cassandra Jeanne (CJ) Smith, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Media and the Influence on Professional Soccer in America
Presenter
  • Jaclyn Softli, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Chess Scouter
Presenters
  • Andre Le Stackhouse, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Ari Ashkenazi, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Brenna Smith, Senior, Informatics
  • Dominic Carlo Andrilla, Senior, Informatics
Mentors
  • Amy Ko, The Information School
  • Jared Bauer, The Information School

Add to my favorites Identifying the ZVM10 Mutation that Causes Early Complete Blindness in Danio Rerio
Presenter
  • Gail Stanton, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Susan Brockerhoff, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Acoustic Evaluation of Hepatic Steatosis
Presenter
  • Ameen Tabatabai, Sophomore, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Wayne Kreider, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Yak-Nam Wang, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Michael Bailey, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Adam Maxwell, Applied Physics Laboratory, Urology

Add to my favorites Base J Insertion in Leishmania
Presenter
  • Alexandra (Alex) Taipale, Senior, Biochemistry Levinson Emerging Scholar
Mentor
  • Loren Baugh, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute

Add to my favorites Visualizing the Performance of Classification Algorithms with Additional Re-Annotated Data
Presenter
  • Megan Torkildson, Junior, Human Ctr Des & Engr: Human-Computer Int
Mentors
  • Cecilia Aragon, Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Katie Kuksenok, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Sean Michael Mitchell, Human Centered Design & Engineering

Add to my favorites Development of a Sequence Based Test for Drug Resistant Mutations in Hepatitis C
Presenter
  • Heather Nhi Ngoc (Heather) Tran, Senior, Microbiology
Mentor
  • Roger Bumgarner, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Nike: The Decisions behind Endorsements and Athletes 
Presenter
  • Thomas Tutogi, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Effects of Media Portrayals on Women Athletes
Presenter
  • Thomas Vincent, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Local Processes of Genetic Recombination in Populations of Rhododendron macrophyllum
Presenter
  • Shayna R. (Shayna) Waldbaum, Junior, International Studies: Jewish Studies
Mentors
  • Michelle Stitzer, Biology
  • Benjamin Hall, Biology

Add to my favorites Regulators of rDNA Copy Number
Presenter
  • Xiaobin (Summer) Wang, Sophomore, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Bonita Brewer, Genome Sciences
  • Elizabeth Kwan, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites The Ontology of Craniofacial Development and Malformation (OCDM): Standardizing the Classification of Orofacial Clefting
Presenter
  • Kathie Wang, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Carrie Heike, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Timothy Cox, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites College Football's Hidden Secret: The NCAA, Agents and Students
Presenter
  • Treavion Watson, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Construction of an Adenovirus Vector Expressing the Latent Locus of Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus
Presenter
  • Breanna (Breezy) Wentz, Non-Matriculated,
Mentor
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology

Add to my favorites The Effect of Flow on Plankton in the Possession Sound Estuary
Presenters
  • Alexa Wied, Sophomore, Bio-Chemical Oceanography, Everett Community College
  • Rikki Tsoi
  • Jamie Kisela
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, Oceanography, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Making Public Transit Accessible via Crowdsourcing
Presenter
  • David Wong, Junior, Computer Engineering
Mentors
  • Richard Ladner, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Shiri Azenkot, Computer Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites El Motor de Conocimiento: Mercedes Sosa, el Conocimiento Indígena y la Política Involucrada
Presenter
  • Gabriela (Gaby) Wright-Trejo, Senior, Global Studies (Bothell) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Antonio Lucero, Jackson School of International Studies
  • Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky, American Ethnic Studies, Law, Societies, and Justice
  • Simon Trujillo, English
  • Raj Chetty, English

Add to my favorites Molecular Mechanisms of Differential Response to Environmental Mitochondrial Toxins
Presenter
  • Xiaoli Wu, Freshman, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology

Add to my favorites Role of Androgen Receptor Variants in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Presenter
  • Pin Jou (Ponny) Wu, Recent Graduate, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Gang Liu, Medicine
  • Stephen Plymate, Medicine

Add to my favorites Engineered Altruism in Bacteria for Bioprocessing of Plant Biomass
Presenter
  • David Zong, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Eric Klavins, Electrical Engineering
  • Rob Egbert, Electrical Engineering