Found 140 projects

Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

Oral Presentation 1

1:15 PM to 2:45 PM

Add to my favorites Turkic or Persian? Uncovering the Ethnic Identity of an 18th Century Conqueror
Presenter
  • Kayhan Nejad, Senior, History Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Purnima Dhavan, History
Session

Add to my favorites Divergent Effects of High- and Low-Molecular Weight Hyaluronan on Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Release from Rat Islets
Presenter
  • Len Tran, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Rebecca Hull, Medicine
  • Michael Peters, Medicine, Seattle Institute for Biomedical and Clinical Research
Session

Add to my favorites Pathologic Onset of Megaesophagus in the Aging Mouse Model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Presenter
  • Ladan Mukherjee, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Jeffrey S Chamberlain, Neurology
  • John Hall, Neurology
Session

Add to my favorites Importance of Visually Mediated Abdominal Motion for Flight Stability in Manduca sexta and a Biometric Quadrotor Controller  
Presenter
  • David Julio Colmenares, Senior, Computer Engineering, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Tom Daniel, Biology
  • Jonathan Dyhr, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites A Behavioral Analysis of Visual-Motor Processing in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenter
  • Samantha Ann (Sami) Williams, Senior, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Michael Dickinson, Biology
  • Max Sizemore, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites The Post(ing) Human
Presenter
  • Kyle Kubler, Senior, Religion, French Language and International Affairs, University of Puget Sound
Mentor
  • Jonathan Stockdale, Comparative Religion, University of Puget Sound
Session

Add to my favorites In Transit: Investigating the Role of Mobile Technology in Contemporary Digital Arts Practice
Presenter
  • Bennett Schatz, Senior, Digital Arts & Experimental Media, Comparative History of Ideas
Mentor
  • Shawn Brixey, Digital Arts & Experimental Media
Session

Add to my favorites Quantifying Microglial and Macrophage Cells in Cortex Ischemic Preconditioning Pulse
Presenter
  • Ryan Dodge, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Jonathan Weinstein, Neurobiology
Session

Add to my favorites Evoked Electrical Events Behave Like Spontaneous Propagating Events in Developing Hindbrains
Presenter
  • Bethanny Patricia (Bethanny) Danskin, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Martha Bosma, Biology
  • Hiro Watari, Neurobiology & Behavior
  • Amanda Tose, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Violence Reduction in Rio de Janeiro
Presenters
  • Elise Butterfield, Senior, Dance: Creative Studies, International Studies Mary Gates Scholar
  • Hallie Scott, Senior, International Studies, Dance
  • Chloe Tatiana Kachscovsky, Senior, International Studies, Political Science
  • Sara Jane Alstrom, Senior, International Studies Mary Gates Scholar
  • Grace Athena (Grace) Flott, Senior, International Studies, French
  • Kamalulokelani (Kika) Kaui, Junior, International Studies
  • John Benjamin O'meara, Senior, International Studies
  • Ramiro Reyes, Senior, International Studies, International Studies: Latin America
Mentor
  • Jonathan Warren, Jackson School of International Studies
Session

Add to my favorites Scientific Basis or Bias? Environmental Science, International Policy and African Elephants in Botswana
Presenter
  • Jason Rison, Senior, International Political Economy, University of Puget Sound
Mentor
  • Michael Veseth, International Political Economy Program, University of Puget Sound
Session

Add to my favorites Varying Strength of Allelopathy in Alliaria petiolata
Presenter
  • Nicholas John (Nick) Mc Murray, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Sarah Reichard, Environmental & Forest Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Eating Disorders in Southern Italy: Transgenerational Trauma and The Cultural Vocabulary of Consumption
Presenter
  • Genevieve (Gennie) Gebhart, Senior, International Studies, Economics Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Deborah Porter, Jackson School of International Studies
  • Sasha Welland, Anthropology, Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies
Session

Add to my favorites The Native Comic Book Project
Presenter
  • Corinna Tordillos, Senior, Biochemistry, American Indian Studies
Mentors
  • Dedra Buchwald, Epidemiology
  • Colleen Echohawk, Epidemiology, Native People for Cancer Control
Session

Add to my favorites Barriers to Treatment-Seeking in College Students
Presenter
  • Hyejin Maria (Hyejin) Jin, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Erin Ward-Ciesielski, Psychology
  • Marsha Linehan, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Leidensdruck: Gender Confirming Surgical Procedures, Sociocultural Factors, Economic Issues and Quality of Life of Transgendered Individuals in Germany and the United States
Presenter
  • Baya Walls, Senior, Anthropology, Comparative Religion
Mentor
  • Rachel Chapman, Anthropology
Session

Add to my favorites Perceptual Thresholds for Multi-Finger Haptic Interaction
Presenter
  • Paul David Lambros (Paul) Bartell, Senior, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Blake Hannaford, Electrical Engineering
  • H. Hawkeye King, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Social Dynamics of a Synthetic Cooperative E. coli System
Presenter
  • Melissa Delaine (Melissa) Arnold, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology
  • Sonia Singhal, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Patterns of Importin Evolution in Drosophila
Presenter
  • Emily Hsieh, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Harmit Malik, Genome Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Nitin Phadnis, Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites The Role of Metabolites in Stem Cell Differentiation
Presenter
  • Sandra Shannon, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Hannele Ruohola-Baker, Biochemistry
  • Henrik Sperber, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Design and Synthesis of Specific Inhibitors for Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 alpha and zeta
Presenter
  • Matthew Mc Lean (Matt) Sonnett, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Michael Gelb, Chemistry, Univ of washington
Session

Add to my favorites Differential Responses to Dietary Restriction following Gene Knockdown in Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenter
  • Shannon Melissa Klum, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Haeri Choi, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites UV-Induced Toxicity of the Anticonvulsant Ethosuximide in Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenter
  • Heather Lindsay (Heather) Schneider, Senior, Psychology, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Haeri Choi, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 2

12:45 PM to 2:15 PM

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
Session

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 Elisabeth (Annie) Young, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Bryony Lynch, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Aaron Miller, Genome Sciences
  • Maitreya Dunham, Genome Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Can Electroencephalography (EEG) be a Predictor of Medication Response in Children with Autism?
Presenter
  • Veronica Youn 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
Session

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

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

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
Session

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

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

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
Session

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

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
Session

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
Session

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

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
Session

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

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

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

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

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

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
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:45 PM to 5:15 PM

Add to my favorites Structured Learning of Gaussian Graphical Models
Presenter
  • Palma London, Senior, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Maryam Fazel, Electrical Engineering
  • Daniela Witten, Biostatistics
  • Su-In Lee, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Karthik Mohan, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Between Longing and Belonging: Continuing Dilemmas of Chilean Exiles in the U.S.
Presenter
  • Mahala Katherine (Mahala) Lettvin, Recent Graduate, American Studies (Bothell) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Julie Shayne, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Bothell Campus)
Session

Add to my favorites A Device to Promote Contractility of Engineered Cardiac Tissue
Presenter
  • Khue An (Khue) Dao, Senior, Biochemistry, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Charles Murry, Bioengineering
  • Kareen Kreutziger, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Looking Beyond the Letterhead: The Curious Relationship between China's Trans-National Corporations and its Foreign Policy
Presenter
  • Charlotte Franklin, Senior, Political Science (Political Economy) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kam Wing Chan, Geography
Session

Add to my favorites All Up In The Hair: The Significance of Coiffure in Crome Yellow
Presenter
  • Tiffany Loh, Senior, Business Administration (Finance), English
Mentors
  • Charles LaPorte, English
  • Juliet Shields, English
Session

Add to my favorites Searching for Souvenirs: A Multi-Modal Exploration of Memory, History and the Creation of Authenticity
Presenter
  • Nina Hartsel, Senior, English, Women's and Gender Studies, Pacific Lutheran University
Mentors
  • Nathalie op de Beeck, English, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Lisa Marcus, English, Pacific Lutheran University
Session

Add to my favorites In Vitro Analysis of Reduced Inhibition within Dravet Syndrome Interneurons
Presenter
  • Jordan Hardman, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • William Catterall, Pharmacology
  • John Oakley, Neurology, Pharmacology
  • Chao Tai, Pharmacology
Session

Add to my favorites In Vitro Characterization of the DREADD-1B Receptor as a Surrogate for 5-HT1B Autoreceptor Function
Presenter
  • Jessica Ann (Jessica) Falksen, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • John Neumaier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Yusha (Katie) Liu, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Induction of Proinflammatory Genes During Acute Infection with Wild Type or PdpA Knockouts of Francisella noatunensis
Presenters
  • Po (Patrick) Chen, Senior, Biochemistry, Microbiology
  • Rachel Faie Bessire, Senior, Microbiology
Mentor
  • John Hansen, Global Health
Session

Add to my favorites The Ecology of Marine Diatom Viruses: Characterizing Viruses that Infect Pseudo-nitzschia
Presenter
  • Nicolette McCary, Senior, Oceanography, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Gabrielle Rocap, Oceanography
  • Michael Carlson, Oceanography
Session

Add to my favorites Uncovering the Evolutionary Relationships of Pseudo-nitzschia
Presenter
  • Terence Leach, Freshman, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Gabrielle Rocap, Oceanography
  • Michael Carlson, Oceanography
Session

Add to my favorites Analysis of Global Cellular Metabolic Alterations During Vaccinia Virus Infection: Glutamine Metabolism is Required for Successful Viral Replication
Presenter
  • Roman Daniel (Roman) Camarda, Senior, Biochemistry, Art (Photography) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Molecular Mechanism of Human CD1A-Deficiency
Presenter
  • Meera Shenoy, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Thomas Hawn, Medicine
  • Chetan Seshadri, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Determining Reservoirs of HIV-1
Presenter
  • Cameron Adams, Senior, Biochemistry Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholar
Mentors
  • James Mullins, Microbiology
  • Richard Fox, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Intravaginal Recruitment of Dendritic Cells Using DC Chemokines
Presenter
  • Hunter Bennett, Senior, Bioengineering Amgen Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Kim A. Woodrow, Bioengineering
  • Renuka Ramanathan, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites The Evolution of Interactions between the Primate Antiviral Protein SAMHD1 and the Lentiviral Antagonist Vpr
Presenter
  • Theresa Santos, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Sociology Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Emerman, Global Health, Microbiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Session

Add to my favorites In Vitro Expansion of Factor VIII-Specific T Regulatory Cells
Presenter
  • Bryn M (Bryn) Smith, Senior, Microbiology Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Carol H. Miao, Pediatrics
  • Chao Lien Liu, Immunology, Seattle Childrens Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Delineating Viral Mechanism of KSHV-induced Angiogenesis
Presenter
  • Sreetha Sidharthan, Senior, Biochemistry Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Genetic Differentiation Among Color Morphs of the Brain Coral Lobophyllia spp. from the Indo-Pacific Ocean
Presenter
  • Katrina Jane (Katrina) Herlambang, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Lorenz Hauser, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Shannon O'Brien, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Isadora Jimenez, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Primer Development for the Pentatricopeptide Repeat Gene Family for use in the Large Plant Group Lamiales
Presenter
  • Benjamin (Ben) Meersman, Junior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentors
  • Richard Olmstead, Biology, Burke Museum
  • Patricia Lu-Irving, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Lipid Production and Potential Stress Response Mechanism in Freshwater Haptophyte Chrysochromulina sp. under Salinity Stress
Presenter
  • Boris Rozenberg, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Stephanie Brunelle, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Fungal Symbionts in Genus Rhododendron: Evaluation of Ericaceous Mycorrhizal Relationships
Presenter
  • Katie (Kate) Jenks, Senior, Biology (Plant)
Mentors
  • Michelle Stitzer, Biology
  • Benjamin Hall, Biology
  • Joe Ammirati, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Flower Color Gene Implicated in Pollinator-Mediated Speciation of Monkeyflowers
Presenter
  • Riane Young, Senior, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Toby Bradshaw, Biology
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites Can Being Overweight Increase Recognition of Asian Americans’ American Identity?
Presenter
  • Nathasha An Wei (Nathasha) Soon, Senior, Economics, Psychology
Mentors
  • Sapna Cheryan, Psychology
  • Caitlin Handron, Psychology, Stanford University
Session

Add to my favorites The Human NLRC4 Inflammasome and Immune Defense against Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Presenter
  • Kelsey Nebeck, Non-Matriculated,
Mentors
  • William Berrington, Medicine
  • Thomas Hawn, Medicine
  • Glenna Peterson, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Designing Mentoring Profiles for Online Health Communities
Presenters
  • Carly Cahill, Senior, Design: Interaction Design
  • Bridget Weis, Senior, Design: Interaction Design
Mentor
  • Andrea Hartzler Hartzler, The Information School
Session

Add to my favorites Site Directed Mutagenesis as a Strategy to Understand Viral Protein: Cell Protein Interactions
Presenter
  • Alyssa Sandner, Junior, Biological Sciences with teaching , Montana State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Michele Hardy, Immunology, Microbiology, Montana State Unversity
Session

Add to my favorites Structures Influence on Reactivity in Metalloenzymes
Presenter
  • Nicholas (Nico) Aldredge, Senior, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Julia Kovacs, Chemistry
  • Audra Johansen, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Biological Sensing using Diamonds
Presenter
  • Christopher Lee (Chris) Chen, Junior, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics
  • Michael Gould, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing a New Pathway in Nuclear Quality Control
Presenter
  • Joshua (Joseph) Sanchez, Recent Graduate, Psychology, University of Washington
Mentor
  • Richard Gardner, Pharmacology
Session

Add to my favorites Evolution of Meiotic Drive in Pure Species of Fission Yeast
Presenters
  • Sapna Jennifer (Sapna) Saini, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Joel Hummel, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Sarah Zanders, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Harmit Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites Optimizing the Bioconversion of Heterogeneous Forest Residues to Ethanol
Presenters
  • Neethi Nagarajan, Senior, Biochemistry, Bioresource Science and Engineering
  • Seth James Jorgensen, Senior, Bioresource Science and Engr: Business
  • George Jose Watson, Senior, Bioresource Science and Engr: Business
Mentors
  • Renata Bura, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Shannon Ewanick, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Rodrigo Morales Vera, Environmental & Forest Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Impulsivity in Relation to Alcohol Use and Expectancies
Presenter
  • Kayla Evans, Senior, Sociology, Psychology
Mentors
  • Haley Douglas, Psychology, Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors
  • Mary Larimer, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Detection and Quantification of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD) by Method of NMR Analysis
Presenter
  • Amir Safi (Amir) Ali, Junior, Biochemistry Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Kevin Conley, Bioengineering, Physiology & Biophysics, Radiology
  • Eric Shankland, Radiology
Session

Add to my favorites New Method for the Diastereoselective Synthesis of the Pyrrolizidine Alkaloid Core
Presenter
  • Stephen Andrew (Stephen) Hamilton, Senior, Chemistry
Mentor
  • Forrest Michael, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Interaction of Alcohol and Sleep Medication Use Predicts Negative Consequences
Presenter
  • Jason Van Dyck, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Haley Douglas, Psychology, Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors
  • Mary Larimer, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Reflections of the Repressed: Filmic Representations of French Collaboration During World War II
Presenter
  • Kathleen (Katey) Houck, Senior, International Studies, French
Mentors
  • Richard Watts, Romance Languages & Literature
  • Deborah Porter, Jackson School of International Studies
Session

Add to my favorites Quantification of Ozone Formation during Sunlight-Driven Photolysis of Aqueous Chlorine  
Presenter
  • Shelby Asato, Senior, Civil Engineering
Mentor
  • Michael Dodd, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Reversibility of Compound I Formation in the Reduction of Hydrogen Peroxide by Horseradish Peroxidase
Presenter
  • Margaux Marie (Margaux) Pinney, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • James Mayer, Chemistry
  • Caroline Saouma, Chemistry
  • Michael Coggins, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Chemical Synthesis of SUMOylated Histone H4 for Biochemical Studies
Presenter
  • Wei C. (Vincent) Huang, Junior, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Champak Chatterjee, Chemistry
  • Caroline Weller, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Growing with Auxin
Presenters
  • Anisa Noorassa, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
  • Julia Weisbrod, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
  • Britney Moss, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Chemotactic Migration Assay of Glioma Cells in Organotypic Culture Model by Using a Tubeless Microfluidic Device
Presenters
  • Wilson Huynh, Junior, Bioengineering
  • Amanda Kay (Amanda) Woodcock, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Albert Folch, Bioengineering
  • Tim Chang, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Susceptibility to Hypertension and Other Cardiovascular Disease-Related Risk Factors among African Immigrants  
Presenter
  • Cynthia Irene (Cynthia) Simekha, Senior, Public Health-Global Health McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Dr.Lee Hedwig, Sociology
  • Jerald Herting, Sociology
  • Natasha Rivers, Geography
Session

Add to my favorites US-Burma Relations: Peace, Stability, and the Transition to Democracy
Presenters
  • Devon Ford (Devon) Ridley, Senior, International Studies
  • Matthew Kawatani, Senior, International Studies
  • Lauren Kronebusch
  • Brennan Jones, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, International Studies
  • Emily Anne Davis, Senior, Anthropology, International Studies
  • David A. Siegel, Senior, Political Science, International Studies
  • Carl Thomas (Carl) Taylor, Senior, International Studies
  • Trevor Smith, Senior, Communication, International Studies
  • Rebekah Hieu (Rebekah) Kennel, Senior, International Studies
  • Stephen Young (Stephen) Lee, Senior, International Studies
  • Carl Peterson
  • Ariella Mihi (Ariella) Fish, Senior, International Studies
  • Benjamin (Ben) Lee, Junior, Chinese, International Studies
Mentor
  • Mary Callahan, Jackson School of International Studies
Session

Add to my favorites Exploring Possible Roles of Kisspeptins in the Gonadal Development of Sablefish
Presenter
  • Marian Fairgrieve, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Adam Luckenbach, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Northwest Fisheries Science Center
  • Graham Young, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites How Persistent Vortices along a Kelvin-Stuart Cat's Eye Separatrix Shaped Upper Half Affect Flight Characteristics of a Wing
Presenters
  • Nicholas (Nick) Harvey, Junior, Pre Engineering
  • Jacob Lloyd Hamilton, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • Robert Breidenthal, Aeronautics & Astronautics
Session

Add to my favorites Studying Logged Behavior with Inferred Models: Utilizing State in Model Inference
Presenter
  • Roykrong Sukkerd, Senior, Computer Science
Mentors
  • Michael Ernst, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Ivan Beschastnikh, Computer Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Sensorimotor Processing of Faces: The Relationship of Mu Attenuation and Facial Imitation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder  
Presenter
  • Stacie Shibano, Junior, Neurobiology, Psychology
Mentor
  • Raphael Bernier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Analyzing the Affects of Different Treatments on Below Ground Processes on Prairie Restoration Plots
Presenter
  • Korena Mafune, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management (Restoration Ecology & Environmental Horticulture)
Mentor
  • Jonathan Bakker, Environmental & Forest Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites On-Chip Characterization of Brain Tumor Heterogeneity by Single Cell Mass Spectrometry  
Presenter
  • Christiane (Chrissy) Stachl, Senior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Nathalie Agar, Neurological Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Revaz Machaidze, Neurosurgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Session

Add to my favorites Use of Fungal and Nitrogen Fixing Bacterial Endophytes to Improve Growth of Conifers in the Presence of Abiotic Stresses Caused by Climate Change
Presenter
  • Daniela Ramos, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Sharon Doty, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Zareen Khan, Environmental & Forest Sciences
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:15 PM to 5:45 PM

Add to my favorites Synthesizing Lipid Nanoparticles for Point of Infection Drug and Vaccine Delivery  
Presenter
  • William (Will) Lykins, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Kim A. Woodrow, Bioengineering
  • Renuka Ramanathan, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Effects of miRNA Treatment on Migration and Invasion of U-87 Glioblastoma Cells
Presenter
  • Sofie Bluvstein, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Physiology) Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentors
  • Nathan Price, Bioengineering, Institute for Systems Biology
  • Cory Funk, Biology, Institute for Systems Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Increased Fatigue Resistance of Skeletal Muscle with Increased 2-Deoxy-ATP Following Ribonucleotide Reductase Overexpression
Presenter
  • Jacqueline Nicole (Jacqueline) Robinson Hamm, Senior, Bioengineering Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Michael Regnier, Bioengineering
  • David Marcinek, Radiology
Session

Add to my favorites Expression of the Engineered Protein L48Q-cTnC: A Dosage Study of a Potential Heart Failure Therapy  
Presenter
  • Elizabeth A (Beth) Gay, Senior, Biochemistry, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Michael Regnier, Bioengineering
  • Erik Feest, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Rats Bred as High Alcohol Drinkers Increasingly Utilize Response-Based Strategies on a Plus Maze Task when Compared to Low Alcohol Drinkers
Presenters
  • Jenna Shrewsbury, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Meilin Jia-Richards, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Sheri Mizumori, Psychology
  • Marsha Penner, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites The Role of Interferon Signaling in Microglia in Ischemic Preconditioning-Mediated Neuroprotection
Presenter
  • Erwin Odongo, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Jonathan Weinstein, Neurology
  • Shahani Noor, Neurology
Session

Add to my favorites The Effects of Modifying IAA28 Degradation Rate in Lateral Root Formation in Arabidopsis thaliana
Presenter
  • Autumn M. (Autumn) Walker, Senior, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
  • Jessica Guseman, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Characterization of arf2-9 Mutant in Arabidopsis thaliana
Presenter
  • Yingying Li, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Anahit Galstyan, Biology
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Effects of Synuclein Gene Knock-Out on Manganese Toxicity in Astrocytes
Presenter
  • Allion Salvador, Senior, Applied Music (String Instruments), Neurobiology Howard Hughes Scholar, Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholar
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Hayley Mattison, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Are Alcohol Use Disorders Associated with Greater Severity of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Suicidal Behaviors, and Emotion Dysregulation in Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder?
Presenter
  • Andrea Vernon, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Marsha Linehan, Psychology
  • Dorian Hunter-Reel, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Unexpected Stories: Nikkei Concerns Oral History Project
Presenter
  • Crystal (Crys) Donovan, Sophomore, Anthropology, Edmonds Community College
Mentors
  • Thomas Murphy, Anthropology, Edmonds Community College
  • Marshall Kramer, Anthropology
Session

Add to my favorites Utilizing Thermal Dose in Hyperthermia of Pancreatic Cancer Cells
Presenter
  • Leslie Cornaby, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Joo Ha Hwang, Medicine
  • Yak-Nam Wang, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Navid Farr, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Comparative Cytotoxicity Study of Chemotherapeutic Agents on Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lines
Presenters
  • Sarah Kang, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Ann Lee, Junior, Pre-Health Sciences
Mentors
  • Joo Ha Hwang, Medicine
  • Yak-Nam Wang, Applied Physics Laboratory
Session

Add to my favorites A Chitin Silk Natural Nanocomposite 
Presenter
  • Rachel Rosenzweig, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Marco Rolandi, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Pegah Hassanzadeh, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Jungho Jin, Materials Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Quantifying the Fate of Applied N Fertilizer Over a One-Year Period in Douglas-Fir Plantations using Stable Isotope Technology
Presenter
  • Joanna Ciol (Joanna) Harrison, Freshman, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentors
  • Betsy Vance, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Robert Harrison, Environmental & Forest Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Varying Arterial Shear Stress and Endothelial Cell Forces
Presenter
  • Rhiannon Michelle Howard, Senior, Mechanical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Nathan Sniadecki, Mechanical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Hamilton Search and Set Breaking Task Assessing Canine Cognition
Presenter
  • Anne Lise (Anne-Lise) Nilsen, Junior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • James Ha, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Identification of an Altered Metabolite Profile for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer Recurrence    
Presenters
  • Farhan Himmati, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Christina Injin Kim, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Daniel Raftery, Anesthesiology
  • Danijel Djukovic, Anesthesiology
  • Haiwei Gu, Anesthesiology
Session

Add to my favorites Operant Conditioning using Deep Brain Stimulation of the Medial Forebrain Bundle to Modulate Brain Activity to Receive a Dopamine Reward
Presenter
  • Siobhan Elizabeth (Siobhan) Brosnan, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Eberhard Fetz, Physiology & Biophysics
Session

Add to my favorites Modularizing Biology: A Novel Way of Refining Gene-Network Characterizations through Turbidostat Mixture Control and Fluorometry
Presenter
  • Felix Ekness, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Chris Takahashi, Electrical Engineering
  • Eric Klavins, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Characterization of Novel Chemical Inhibitors for the Plasma Membrane Monoamine Transporter and Organic Cation Transporter 3
Presenter
  • Ji (Ji Soo) Kim, Senior, Bioengineering, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Joanne Wang, Pharmaceutics
  • Haichuan Duan, Pharmaceutics
Session

Add to my favorites Ethnobotanical Uses of Plants in the Amazon Rainforest
Presenter
  • Lena Easton-Calabria, Sophomore, Anthropology, Environmental Science & Resource Management Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Vicente Perez, Anthropology
Session

Add to my favorites Colonization, Degradation of TCE and Comparison of Phytotoxicity in Plants Inoculated with PDN3
Presenter
  • Raymond Yap, Senior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Zareen Khan, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Sharon Doty, Environmental & Forest Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Effect of Clinician Orientation on Clinician Efficacy in Elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety, Depression, Behavioral Problems, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Presenters
  • Stephanie Mansour (Stephanie) Violante, Senior, Psychology
  • Liang-Yu (Vanna) Chen, Senior, Psychology
  • Matt Jones, Senior, Psychology, Seattle University
Mentor
  • Shannon Dorsey, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Clinician Adherence to Evidence Supported Therapy Components and Structure  
Presenter
  • Jessica Renae Garcia, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Shannon Dorsey, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Microglia Toll-like Receptor and Interferon Signaling in Ischemic Preconditioning
Presenter
  • Dorender Appiah (Dorender) Dankwa, Senior, Psychology, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jonathan Weinstein, Neurology
Session

Add to my favorites What’s the Matter: Effects of Ischemic Preconditioning in White Matter
Presenter
  • Thu Le, Senior, Korean, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Jonathan Weinstein, Neurology
Session

Add to my favorites Variation in the Shape of the Molars of Modern Gophers as a Basis for Differentiating Taxa in the Fossil Record: A Geometric Morphometrics Investigation
Presenter
  • Jennifer Glusman, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
  • Jonathan Calede, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Post-Analysis of the First Web-Based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Smoking Cessation: Focus on Smokers with Depressive Symptoms
Presenter
  • Helen Jones, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jonathan Bricker, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites In vitro Co-Culture of Human Skin Cells on Natural Polymer-Based Scaffold as Skin Graft
Presenter
  • Samara Kate (Sam) Sytsma, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Miqin Zhang, Materials Science & Engineering
  • ChingTing Tsao, Materials Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Multifunctional Nanoprobe for Targeting Dopamine Transporter in the Brain
Presenter
  • Solyvattey Malai, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Miqin Zhang, Materials Science & Engineering
Session