Found 52 projects

Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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
Session

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
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

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

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
Session

Oral Presentation 1

1:15 PM to 2:45 PM

Add to my favorites Nalfurafine as a Novel Treatment for Hot Flashes
Presenter
  • Lee Organick, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Robert Steiner, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Amy Oakley, Physiology & Biophysics
Session

Add to my favorites The In Vivo Effects of BDE-47 in Hepatic Metabolism
Presenter
  • Rebecca Mc Intyre, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Raymond Yeung, Surgery
  • Heidi Kenerson, Surgery
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 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 Characterizing HIF-1 Downstream Targets That Affect Lifespan
Presenter
  • Hillary Ann (Hillary) Miller, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Scott Leiser, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Treatment of a Mitochondrial Disease Mouse Model with the Dietary Restriction Mimetic Rapamycin
Presenter
  • Maya Sangesland, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Simon Johnson, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 2

12:45 PM to 2:15 PM

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

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
Session

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

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
Session

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

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
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:45 PM to 5:15 PM

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 Exome Sequencing of Singleton Trios and Quads Reveals De Novo Mutations in Schizophrenia
Presenter
  • Amanda C (Amanda) Larson, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Mary-Claire King, Genome Sciences
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 Deciphering the Role of MLL2 in Small Cell Lung Cancer
Presenter
  • Antonious Hazim, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • David MacPherson, Human Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing Breast Cancer Cell Line Phosphoproteomes
Presenter
  • Kelsey Marie (Kelsey) Haas, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Judit Villen, Genome Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Dissolution of Perineuronal Nets to Aid Adaptation to a Vestibular Prosthesis
Presenter
  • Surobhi (Rummi) Ganguly, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • James Phillips, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • Leo Ling, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • Amy Nowack, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
Session

Add to my favorites Early Activation of Metamorphosis in Tailless Ascidians: Heterochrony Affecting Body Plan
Presenter
  • Ceri Weber, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Billie J. Swalla, Biology, Friday Harbor Laboratories
Session

Add to my favorites Evolution and Distribution of Protochlorophyllide Oxidoreductases in the Heterokont Algae
Presenter
  • Tejinder Singh (Tj) Randhawa, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Rose Ann Cattolico, Biology
  • Heather Hunsperger, Biology
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites Development of Methods to Study Responses of the Earthworm Immune System to their Specific Symbiotic Bacteria and Foreign Bacteria
Presenters
  • Kyuwoong Kim, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Adrian Diaz Guerrero, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Meghan Eileen Spain, Senior, Spanish, Microbiology
Mentor
  • Seana Davidson, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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 Breast Cancer Pathologic Subtype and Fetal Microchimerism  
Presenter
  • David Mahoney, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry
Mentors
  • VK Gadi, Medicine
  • Christine Luu, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites How "Following Your Passion" May Explain Gendered Career Choices
Presenter
  • Lily Ji (Lily) Jiang, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Sapna Cheryan, Psychology
  • John Oliver Siy, Psychology
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 Clinical Efficacy of Water Pik: A Pilot Study of Water Pik Dental Water Jet Irrigation System Regimen on White Spots, Plaque Control, and Gingivitis in Orthodontic Patients
Presenters
  • Van Anh (Van-Anh) La, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Catherine Ming (Catherine) Tang, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Sapna Jennifer (Sapna) Saini, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Seena Amin Ghetmiri, Recent Graduate,
Mentors
  • Amy Kim, Oral Health Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry, The Center for Pediatric Dentistry
  • Camille Baltuck, Dentistry
Session

Add to my favorites Olfactory Learning in Adult and Larval Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes
Presenters
  • Eleanor Lutz, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Jessica Linn Stephens, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites The Incidence of Neutropenia in Ceftaroline Users
Presenter
  • Neilmegh (Neil) Varada, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Jimmy Chua, Other, KGH
  • Lani Lei, Biochemistry, Psychology, Zain Research LLC
Session

Add to my favorites Testosterone Effects on Neuroplasticity in Gambler White-Crowned Sparrows
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Emau, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Eliot Brenowitz, Psychology
  • Ralf Luche, Biology, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Converging Genome-Wide Association Studies and Candidate Genes for Autoimmune Disorders  
Presenter
  • Lisa Lynn Stuart, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Bruce Weir, Biostatistics
Session

Add to my favorites GPSM2 Mutations Cause the Brain Malformations and Hearing Loss in Chudley-McCullough Syndrome
Presenter
  • Abhay Knickerbocker, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Dan Doherty, Pediatrics
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:15 PM to 5:45 PM

Add to my favorites Isolation and Biophysical Studies of the Influenza M1 Viral Protein
Presenter
  • Chloe Anne Goolsby, Senior, Dance: Creative Studies, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kelly Lee, Medicinal Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Development of a Color-Matched Phantom as a Background for Fluorescent Target Quantification, Distance Compensation, and 2D Image Stitching
Presenter
  • Vivian Hou, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Leonard Nelson, Mechanical Engineering
  • Chenying Yang, Bioengineering
  • Eric Seibel, Mechanical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of Paraquat on the Replicative Life Span of Yeast
Presenters
  • Jane Kwon, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry
  • Janice Khoo, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Malika Jhawar, Junior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites A Paternal-Effect Gene Necessary for Chromosomal Stability and Progression of Embryogenesis in Drosophila
Presenter
  • Andrew Lawson, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Barbara Wakimoto, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Recently Sequenced Transcriptomes Reveal Unexpected Diversity and Ancient Origin of Diatom Ferritin
Presenter
  • Ryan Groussman, Sophomore, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Seattle Central College
Mentor
  • Micaela Parker, Oceanography
Session

Add to my favorites What's Washed In?: A Historical Comparison of Beached Bird Survey Data in the Gulf of Alaska
Presenters
  • Drew Stockwell (Drew) Lyons, Junior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
  • Xiaobin (Summer) Wang, Sophomore, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Julia Parrish, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Jane Dolliver, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Petals' Shape and Growth in Blooming Lilies
Presenter
  • Peter Holmes, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Thomas Portet, Chemistry
  • Sarah L. Keller, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Student Leadership Results in Increased Involvement and Interest for UW Global Health Minor
Presenters
  • Rachel Beck, Senior, International Studies
  • Peder Digre, Senior, Scandinavian Area Studies, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Marissa Margaret (Marissa) Simko, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
  • Lani Nunokawa, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Nadia Arang, Junior, Microbiology
  • Hye Yoon Helena (Helena) Seol, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
  • Nasteha Ali (Nasteha) Muse, Senior, Public Health-Global Health, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Matthew Sparke, Global Health, UCSC
Session

Add to my favorites Analyzing the Critical Role of Pskl, a Sperm-Specific Membrane Protein, in Drosophila Fertilization
Presenter
  • Trung Phan, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Howard Hughes Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Barbara Wakimoto, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Mapping Kiss1 Gene Expression in the Mouse Brain  
Presenter
  • Paige E. (Paige) Haas, Sophomore, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Robert Steiner, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Don Clifton, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Simina Popa, Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Caroline Cho, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Session

Add to my favorites Understanding Aging: Applying Replicative Life Span Analysis to Yeast
Presenters
  • Alexander (Alex) Van-Den-Ende, Recent Graduate, Biology (General)
  • Alysha Dhami, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Ha T. (Ha) Doan, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentors
  • Daniel Carr, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
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 Determining Factors that Predict Response to a Second Course of Standard Therapy in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Presenter
  • Erinn Alayne (Erinn) Wagner, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Elihu Estey, Other
Session

Add to my favorites First Encounters in a Warming World: Floral Constancy, Generalist Pollinators, and Shifting Plant Phenology
Presenter
  • Wei-Ling (Cherry) Chen, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Susan Waters, Biology
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology
Session