Poster Session 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to my favorites Searching for the Fountain of Youth: Reversing Aging Effects on Mitochondria with Exercise Training
Presenter
  • Amir Ali, Senior, Biochemistry Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Kevin Conley, Radiology
  • Erick Shankland, Radiology

Add to my favorites Qualitative Analysis of HIV Stigma in Seattle’s African Born Population
Presenter
  • Misghana Andemichael, Senior, Biochemistry McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Deepa Rao, Global Health
  • Meheret Endeshaw, Global Health

Add to my favorites Development of an Increased Sensitivity p24 Antigen Test for Acute HIV Infection
Presenter
  • Ian Wayne (Ian) Andrews, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Barry Lutz, Bioengineering
  • Nuttada Panpradist, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites The Influence of Fire on Herbaceous Community Composition of Subalpine Parkland in the North Cascades  
Presenter
  • Justine Andreychuk, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentors
  • C Alina Cansler, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Don McKenzie, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Intimate Partner Violence: An Analysis on Domestic Abuse and Femicide in Italy
Presenter
  • Zoraida Arias, Senior, Italian, Law, Societies, & Justice McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Angela Ginorio, Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies

Add to my favorites Investigation of Preservative Agents to Enhance Poliovirus Survival on Virocap Filters
Presenter
  • Kilala Sayisha (Kilala) Barnes, Senior, Environmental Health
Mentors
  • Christine Fagnant, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • John Scott Meschke, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Ocean Acidification and its Effect on Pacific Oysters
Presenter
  • Nathan (Nate) Berry, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Carolyn Friedman, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Reawakening After TTM: A Comparison of Treatment Temperature and Sedative and Paralytic Medications
Presenters
  • Jamie Bottman, Fifth Year, Nursing UW Honors Program
  • Kathryn (Kat) Ordon, Senior, Nursing UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • JoAnne Whitney, Nursing
  • Christine Laux, , Harborview Medical Center

Add to my favorites Identifying the Role of Intracellular PiT-1 in Vascular Calcification
Presenter
  • Kadin Brooks, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Cecilia Giachelli, Bioengineering
  • Nicholas Chavkin, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Seed Production and Dormancy of the Rare Hemiparasitic Plant Castilleja levisecta
Presenter
  • Delaney Curran (Delaney) Brummet, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentor
  • Jonathan Bakker, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Predictors of Carbon Dioxide Flux in the Cedar-Sammamish Watershed
Presenters
  • Christine Buffalow, Fifth Year, Chemistry, North Seattle College
  • Leila Abdoul, Sophomore, Chemical Engineering, North Seattle College
Mentor
  • Ann Murkowski, Biology, North Seattle College

Add to my favorites Curved, Circular Cross-Sectioned Microfluidic Channels for Pancreatic Tissue Core Biopsy Transportation
Presenter
  • Christopher (Chris) Burfeind, Junior, Mechanical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Eric Seibel, Mechanical Engineering
  • Ronnie Das, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Genetic Mutations and Birth Complications within Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Adair (Addie) Cardon, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Raphael Bernier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Reds, Labor and the Great War: Anti-War Activism in the Pacific Northwest from 1914 – 1918
Presenter
  • Rutger Ceballos, Senior, Political Science, International Studies, History UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • James Gregory, History

Add to my favorites Impulsivity as a Moderator of Implicit Drinking Identity and Alcohol-Related Problems
Presenters
  • Yoochai Cha, Senior, Psychology
  • Nguyen Tran, Junior, Psychology, Seattle University
Mentors
  • Melissa Gasser, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Kristen Lindgren, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Visibility of Masked Items in Aphasia
Presenter
  • Rebecca Chao, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders)
Mentor
  • JoAnn Silkes, Speech & Hearing Sciences

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of Estrogen DNA Adduct in Breast Cancer Risk
Presenter
  • Jennifer Chen, Senior, Nursing Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Kerryn Reding, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Role of p27 in the Regeneration of the Mammalian Retina
Presenter
  • Laura Chipman, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Thomas Reh, Biological Structure
  • Yumi Ueki, Biological Structure
  • Russell Taylor, Biological Structure

Add to my favorites Polyurethane-Based Self-Immolative Polymers as Micellular Nanovehicles for Drug Delivery
Presenter
  • Alice Chu, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • AJ Boydston, Chemistry
  • Greg Peterson, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Older Adults & Traumatic Brain Injury: Cellular Viability Post Injury
Presenter
  • Michael Marvin Clauson, Senior, Nursing UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Hilaire Thompson, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Examining Interactions between AMP-activated Protein Kinase and HIF-1 During C. elegans Development in Hypoxia
Presenter
  • Courtnee Clough, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Mathematics
Mentors
  • Dana Miller, Biochemistry
  • Stacy Alvares, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Pain Pathways: Study of Nociception in Zebrafish
Presenter
  • Logan Condon, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Ajay Dhaka, Biological Structure

Add to my favorites Comparing the Complexity of Vocalization Usage in Two Species of Eulemur: Eulemur rubriventer and Eulemur rufifrons
Presenter
  • Emily Amber (Emily) Cooper, Junior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentor
  • Sharlene Santana, Biology

Add to my favorites Modeling Functional Map Coverage in Primary Visual Cortex
Presenter
  • Lars Crawford, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Wyeth Bair, Biological Structure

Add to my favorites Characterization of Isolated Endocrine Disrupting Compound-degrading Bacteria from Activated Sludge
Presenter
  • Kathryn Debenedetto, Senior, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Heidi Gough, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Nicolette Zhou, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Rumination as a Mediator for Childhood Adversity and Depression or Anxiety
Presenter
  • Prysilla De La Torre, Senior, Psychology, Biochemistry McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Katie McLaughlin, Psychology

Add to my favorites Can Changing Your Eye Position Improve Sound Detection?
Presenter
  • Rona Ding, Senior, Speech & Hearing Sciences Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Adrian KC Lee, Speech & Hearing Sciences
  • Ross Maddox, Speech & Hearing Sciences

Add to my favorites Sibling Recognition in Chinook Salmon in a Hatchery Setting
Presenter
  • Susie Dobkins, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Thomas Quinn, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Animal Symbolism in Pacific Island Legends
Presenters
  • Margaret Delaney (Margaret) Dobrowolski, Senior, Anthropology
  • Shane Brostek, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
  • Desiree Gross, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Capture Efficiency of Various Species and Sizes of Drift Macrophytes by Red Urchins (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)
Presenter
  • Joseph (Joe) Donohoe, Senior, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Megan Dethier, Biology
  • Alexander Lowe, Biology

Add to my favorites Perkinput: Eyes-Free Text Input on iOS
Presenter
  • Ryan Lee (Ryan) Drapeau, Sophomore, Computer Science Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Richard Ladner, Computer Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites The Role of Root-Zone Oxygen Dynamics in the Intake of Arsenic by Rice Plants
Presenter
  • Joseph (Joe) Ellingson, Senior, Civil Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Rebecca Neumann, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Understanding Dense Core Vesicles 
Presenter
  • Nicolle Esparo, Senior, Anthropology, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Ailion, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites The Role of the PDZ-binding Motif in Somatostatin Receptors
Presenter
  • Marianne Estrada, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Chris Hague, Pharmacology, University of Washington School of Medicine

Add to my favorites Is it Beneficial to Increase Dependence on a Mutualistic Partner?
Presenters
  • Colin Feng, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Benjamin (Ben) Pham, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentor
  • Kristina Hillesland, Science And Technology (Bothell Campus)

Add to my favorites Design of an Ultrasound Database to Improve Ultrasound Imaging Systems
Presenter
  • Jorge Fernandez, Senior, Computer Science, Bioengineering McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Christopher Neils, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Reengineering the SUMO Protease to Enhance Solubility and Thermostability
Presenter
  • Brooke Fiala, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Christopher Bahl, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Electron Density Fluctuations within the HIT-SI Experiment
Presenter
  • Taylor Keith (Taylor) Fryett, Senior, Physics UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Thomas Jarboe, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Brian Victor, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites Nature is the Norm: An Examination of Modern Day Zoo Design Strategies and their Impacts on Conservation Efforts
Presenter
  • Lindsey Gadbois, Senior, Landscape Architecture Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Ken Yocom, Landscape Architecture

Add to my favorites Role of the Endophilin BAR Domain in Regulating Cell Membranes
Presenter
  • Rang (Frank) Gao, Freshman, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentor
  • Jihong Bai, Biochemistry, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites DNA-Based Identification of Snailfish (Careproctus spp.) Egg Masses Found in the Gill Cavities of King Crabs (genus Lithodes)
Presenter
  • Jennifer Gardner, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ted Pietsch, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Discovery of Common Unfolding Pathways in the SH3-Like Barrel Protein Domain
Presenter
  • Devin Gerboth, Sophomore, Bioengineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Valerie Daggett, Bioengineering
  • Clare-Louise Towse, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Molecular Simulations of Organic Photovoltaic Polymers with Distinct Structures in Various Organic Solvents
Presenter
  • Melissa C. (Melissa) Gile, Senior, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jim Pfaendtner, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites A High-throughput System for Optimizing Neural Circuit Models: Probing Mechanisms of Direction Selectivity in Visual Cortex
Presenter
  • Jacob Gile, Senior, Computer Science, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Wyeth Bair, Biological Structure

Add to my favorites Biogeography and Phylogeny of Aigarchaeota: A Novel Phylum of Archaea
Presenter
  • Gisele Goertz, Senior, Biology, University of Nevada Las Vegas McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Brian Hedlund, Microbiology, University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Timothy Alba, Biology, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Add to my favorites Evolutionary Legacy Response in Bryophytes as Stress Tolerance Mechanism Following Hydrogen Sulfide Administration
Presenter
  • Eric Gupta, Senior, Biology (Physiology) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Frederick Dooley, Biology, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Subacute Treatment with Rapamycin Reverses Cardiac Aging by Proteome Remodeling and Improved Mitochondrial Energy Metabolism
Presenters
  • Kanav Gupta, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Lemuel Mwangi (Lemuel) Gitari, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Ying Ann Chiao, Pathology

Add to my favorites Using Self-Assembled Monolayers to Vary Built-In Voltage and Open-Circuit Voltage in Polymer: Fullerene Solar Cells
Presenter
  • Anthony (Tony) Hall, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • David Ginger, Chemistry
  • Mark Ziffer, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Mandarin Tone Recognition Test with English Speakers to Improve Pitch Perception with Cochlear Implants  
Presenter
  • Sophia Hannaford, Senior, Biology, Whitman College
Mentors
  • Jay Rubinstein, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery, Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center
  • Ward Drennan, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery

Add to my favorites Characterizing the PDZ-Binding Motif in Serotonin Receptors 
Presenter
  • Dorathy-Ann (Dory) Harris, Senior, Neurobiology EIP Scholar, Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Chris Hague, Pharmacology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Kyung Soon Lee, Pharmacology
  • Jennifer Wacker Mhyre, Pharmacology

Add to my favorites Survival of Ghost Shrimp Exposed to Imidacloprid in the Laboratory: Influence of Sediment and Dissolved Oxygen  
Presenters
  • Lindsay Marie (Lindsay) Hart, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Charles Jeremy Dueber, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Mohammad (Durrani) Durrani, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Kristen Slodysko, Fifth Year, Environmental Health
  • Alicia Shapiro, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Christian Grue, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Selecting Useful Web Text for Constructing Language Models
Presenter
  • Nicholas (Nick) Hendryx, Senior, Biology (General), Computer Science
Mentors
  • Mari Ostendorf, Electrical Engineering
  • Aaron Jaech, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Understanding Patterns of Human Dependence on Primary Productivity in the Anthropocene
Presenter
  • Mollie Holmberg, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Luke Bergmann, Geography

Add to my favorites Testing Local Adaptation in a Syntrophic Mutualism after 1000 Generations of Coevolution
Presenter
  • Samantha A. Horvath, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentor
  • Kristina Hillesland, Science And Technology (Bothell Campus)

Add to my favorites A Comparison Between Pitch Discrimination and Vowel Identification in Cochlear Implant (CI) Users
Presenter
  • Joanne Huang, Senior, Speech & Hearing Sciences UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Julie Bierer, Speech & Hearing Sciences
  • Mishaela DiNino, Speech & Hearing Sciences

Add to my favorites Mechanistic Studies of the Essential Enzymes Dop and PafA found in a Ubiquitin-like Protein Modification Pathway in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Presenter
  • Jessica Huang, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry (ACS Certified)
Mentors
  • Champak Chatterjee, Chemistry
  • Meagan Pilkerton, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Do You Associate Dogs with Love? The Brief Implicit Association Test (BIAT) has the Answer
Presenter
  • Anh Huynh, Senior, Psychology, Communication (Journalism) McNair Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Tony Greenwald, Psychology

Add to my favorites Understanding Deeper Meaning in Spoken Language through Disfluent Speech
Presenter
  • William Hwang, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Mari Ostendorf, Electrical Engineering
  • Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites The Utility of a School-Age Narrative Microstructure Index: Proportion of Restricted Utterances
Presenter
  • Sara Elizabeth (Sara) Jerger, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • John C. Thorne, Speech & Hearing Sciences

Add to my favorites Crystal Structure and Synthesis of Enzymatically Active and Stable Tafazzin for Barth Syndrome Protein Therapy
Presenters
  • Katharyn Jia, Junior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Teresa Leu, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Michael Chin, Medicine, Pathology
  • Wei-Ming Chien, Cardiology

Add to my favorites Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer from Reduced and Protonated Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles: The Influence of Reduction Potential and Capping Group Concentration on Reaction Rate
Presenter
  • Jessica Johnson, Junior, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Miles Braten, Chemistry
  • James Mayer, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Small Heat Shock Proteins: Investigating Client Binding
Presenter
  • Ashwin Karnik, Senior, Biochemistry, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Rachel Klevit, Biochemistry
  • Scott Delbecq, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Cost Related Themes from Mall Walking Programs  
Presenter
  • Michael Kelly, Senior, Nursing UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Basia Belza, Nursing

Add to my favorites Developing a Simple Colorimetric Detection Assay for DNA Amplification Reactions
Presenter
  • Kevin Kimura, Senior, Chemical Engr: Nanosci & Molecular Engr
Mentors
  • Mark Borysiak, Chemical Engineering
  • Jonathan Posner, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites The Role of Interleukin-1β Receptor (ILR1) in Regulating Sleep and Recovery Outcomes Following Influenza Infection  
Presenter
  • Oleg Kritskiy, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Mark Opp, Anesthesiology

Add to my favorites The Role of Emotions, Behaviors, and Thoughts on Adolescent Substance Use and Consequences
Presenters
  • Sheherezade Liesel Krzyzaniak, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
  • Olivia Harrington, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
  • Kelsey C. (Kelsey) Moon, Recent Graduate,
  • Julia P Charuhas, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
  • Cristina Davis, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
  • Sara A. Joy, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Jacob Manuel, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
  • Erin Kirtley Sataloff, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
  • Nichole C. (Nicky) Levens, Senior, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Psychology), UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Jennifer Harris, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Using Morphological and Physiological Characteristics of Conifer Needles to Understand Ecotypic Variation and Plasticity in Relation to Climate Change
Presenter
  • June K. (June) Landenburger, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Leander Love-Anderegg, Biology
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology

Add to my favorites Analysis of Surveyor Error for the Development of a Citizen Science-based Marine Debris Monitoring Program
Presenters
  • Jessica Michelle (Jessica) Latimer, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
  • Abby Elizabeth (Abby) Bratt, Freshman, Center for Study of Capable Youth
Mentors
  • Julia Parrish, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Hillary Burgess, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Inter-variability of Estrogen DNA Adducts
Presenter
  • Tin (Tiffany) Li, Fifth Year, Nursing UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Kerryn Reding, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Salivary Biomarkers in Parkinson's Disease
Presenter
  • Joanna Liao, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Tessandra Stewart, Pathology, Pathology

Add to my favorites Is it Helpful to Extend Massachusetts' Health Care Reform National Wide? -- Is Implementing Obama Care the Right Choice?
Presenter
  • Chang (Cherry) Liu, Junior, Economics
Mentor
  • Dennis O'Dea, Economics

Add to my favorites Does Repolarization of Macrophages Overcome LPS Immune Tolerance?
Presenter
  • Lara Lovelace-Macon, Senior, Microbiology
Mentor
  • Anne Manicone, Medicine

Add to my favorites Capillary-Driven Microfluidic Device with Nanostructure-modulated Wicking Rate   
Presenter
  • Rui (Ricky) Lu, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Barry Lutz, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites What is Genocide?: A Reinvestigation of the Concepts of Mass Atrocities
Presenter
  • Kasumi Maeda, Sophomore, International Studies, International Studies: Asia
Mentor
  • Amos Nascimento, Germanics, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus), Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Tacoma/Seattle

Add to my favorites Determining a Relationship between Soil Moisture and Maximum Temperatures
Presenter
  • Parker Malek, Junior, Atmospheric Sciences
Mentor
  • Abigail Swann, Atmospheric Sciences, Biology

Add to my favorites Comprehensive Analsyis of Calcium on PCBM
Presenter
  • Evan Jennings (Evan) Mann, Senior, Chemical Engineering, Philosophy Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Charles Campbell, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
  • James Lownsbury, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Common Early Unfolding Pathways in the Ubiquitin-like Protein Fold Family
Presenter
  • Dylan Marshall, Junior, Physics: Biophysics, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences)
Mentors
  • Valerie Daggett, Bioengineering
  • Clare-Louise Towse, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Exercise and Cancer Survival in the YMCA Program
Presenter
  • Sara Martin, Fifth Year, Nursing Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Kerryn Reding, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Investigation of Neutron Emission from a Farnsworth IEC Fusion Reactor
Presenters
  • Raymond Maung, Junior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
  • Rian Chandra, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Brian Victor, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites Undergraduate Student Nurses Recommend Web-Resources for Patients Living with Diabetes
Presenters
  • Hellen Migwi, Senior, Nursing UW Honors Program
  • Alina Ostapchuk, Senior, Nursing UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Joachim Voss, Nursing

Add to my favorites Spontaneous Activity in the Embryonic Mouse Brainstem
Presenter
  • Jesse Miles, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Martha Bosma, Biology

Add to my favorites Lysis at the Point of Care in Low Resource Settings
Presenter
  • Lillian (Lily) Mireles, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Erin Heiniger, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Distributed Trust Toolkit for Pervasive Systems
Presenters
  • Amrita Surya (Amrita Mohan) Mohan, Junior, Computer Science
  • Daqian (Alan) Li, Junior, Computer Science
  • Hannah Misenar, Junior, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Brent Lagesse, Computing & Software Systems, University of Washington -- Bothell

Add to my favorites Wearable Computing: Designing a Solution to Enhance User Interactions
Presenter
  • Kendall Morgan, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction) EIP Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Katie Davis, The Information School

Add to my favorites Exploring Seattle’s Sustainable Meat Scene and Addressing the Challenges of Local Food Movements
Presenter
  • Stephanie Morriss, Senior, Environmental Studies UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • P. Sean McDonald, Program on the Environment

Add to my favorites Face Detection and Indentification using "Common Sense" Information from Structured Relational Graphs
Presenter
  • Aaron Nech, Sophomore, Computer Engineering
Mentor
  • Neeraj Kumar, Computer Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Tbr1 in the Developing Mammalian Cortex
Presenter
  • Kevin Neuzil, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Curtis Easton, Biology
  • William Moody, Biology

Add to my favorites Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Detection: Fluorphore-Labeled Targeting Peptides for High Grade Dysplasia in Barrett's Esophagus
Presenter
  • Catherine Nguyen, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Leslie Chan, Bioengineering
  • Suzie Pun, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Heat Shock Regulates Protein Homeostasis of Caenorhabditis elegans in Hypoxia
Presenter
  • Brian Nguyen, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Dana Miller, Biochemistry
  • Nicole Iranon, Biochemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Add to my favorites Examining Older Adults Perception on Fall Devices: A Secondary Analysis of Focus Groups
Presenters
  • Phuong Nguyen, Senior, Nursing UW Honors Program
  • Christine Comia, Senior, Nursing
Mentors
  • Hilaire Thompson, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems
  • George Demiris, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems
  • Shomir Chaudhuri, Medical Education & Biomedical Informatics

Add to my favorites Monitoring Iron Uptake onto Gold Nanoparticle Surfaces for Use as Theranostic Agents in Cancer Therapy
Presenter
  • Tan Nguyen, Junior, Biochemistry, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Marilyn Mackiewicz, Chemistry, Portland State University

Add to my favorites Microbial Mechanisms to Recycle Pyridine Nucleotides and Maintain Redox Homeostasis in Methylobacterium extorquens AM1
Presenter
  • Sandy Nguyen, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar, McNair Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Mary Lidstrom, Chemical Engineering
  • Norma Cecilia Martinez-Gomez, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Improved Characterization of Promoter Sequences through Quantitative Measurements of Transcription Dynamics
Presenter
  • Jamie Nunez, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Bryan Bartley, Bioengineering
  • Wilbert Copeland, Bioengineering
  • Herbert Sauro, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Two (Hundred) Roads Diverged in a Flask: Initial Mutations in E. coli Make All the Difference to Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance
Presenter
  • Chase O'Neil, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Peter Conlin, Biology
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology

Add to my favorites A Novel Autophagy Reporter Reveals Dynamics of TOR Signaling in C. elegans
Presenter
  • Megan Okada, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Alexey Merz, Biochemistry, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Hannah Chapin, Biochemistry
  • Dana Miller, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Maturation of Nanodiscs to High Density Lipoprotein-Like Particles via Lecithin-Cholesterol Acyl Transferase
Presenter
  • Chinonso Opara, Senior, Biochemistry Amgen Scholar, McNair Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • William Atkins, Medicinal Chemistry

Add to my favorites Computational Design of Supercharged Self-Assembling Protein Nanomaterials for Improved Solubility and In Vitro Assembly
Presenter
  • Rachel Park, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • David Baker, Biochemistry
  • Jacob Bale, Biochemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Add to my favorites Development of α-Fe2O3 /Catalyst Photoanodes for Artificial Photosynthesis
Presenters
  • Ranish Kamalesh (Ranish) Patel, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Rachel Ohrenschall, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Gerard Carroll, Chemistry
  • Daniel Gamelin, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Quantification of Novel Renal Function Markers in Serum using Isotope Dilution-Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Presenter
  • Hannah Ruth (Hannah) Pflaum, Senior, Medical Technology
Mentor
  • Andrew Hoofnagle, Laboratory Medicine

Add to my favorites Gene Expression-Drug Sensitivity Relationships in AML  
Presenter
  • Ziyan Qin, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentors
  • C. Anthony Blau, Medicine
  • Chris Miller, Hematology, Medicine

Add to my favorites Decoding the Latino Population Growth in Washington State
Presenters
  • Jessica A Ramirez, Junior, American Ethnic Studies
  • Sixto Josue (Josue) Rios, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
  • Manuel Alejandro Morales, Senior, American Ethnic Studies
  • Magdalena Kohakova, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentor
  • Erasmo Gamboa, American Ethnic Studies

Add to my favorites Use of Nitrogen Fixing Bacterial Endophytes to Improve Growth of Conifers in the Presence of Abiotic Stresses
Presenter
  • Daniela Navil Ramos, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentors
  • Sharon Doty, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Zareen Khan, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Neuronal HIF-1 Activates Intestinal FMO-2 to Increase Longevity and Improve Healthspan in C. elegans
Presenter
  • Nicholas Rintala, Junior, Classical Studies
Mentor
  • Scott Leiser, Pathology

Add to my favorites T-Cell Response to Cytomegalovirus and Epstein Barr Virus Viremia in Pediatric Renal Transplantation Patients
Presenter
  • Courtney Roberts, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Boeckh, Medicine

Add to my favorites Mycobacterium tuberculosis Topoisomerase IA: Potential Drug Target for the Therapy of Tuberculosis
Presenter
  • Rina Romano, Junior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Wes Van Voorhis, Global Health, Medicine, Microbiology
  • Ryan Choi, Medicine

Add to my favorites Calibration Standards for a Clinical Laser Fluorescence Dental Diagnostic System
Presenter
  • Amanda Rugg, Senior, Bioengineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Leonard Nelson, Mechanical Engineering
  • Eric Seibel, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Video Recognition of Breaking Waves
Presenter
  • Curtis (Curty) Rusch, Senior, Mechanical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Jim Thomson, Applied Physics Laboratory, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Investigating the Effect of Increased Expression of MASTL RNA on Vertebrate Body Axis Formation
Presenter
  • Saad Syed (Saad) Saif, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentors
  • Cortney Bouldin, Biochemistry
  • David Kimelman, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Measuring Narrative Ability and its Relation to Severity of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presenters
  • Maria Santillan, Junior, Psychology
  • Shannon Chen, Senior, Psychology
  • John (Tom) Gebert, Junior, Pre-Sciences
  • Gabby Greco, Senior, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Susan Faja, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Social Anxiety as a Predictor of the Level of Outness of Lesbian and Bisexual Women  
Presenter
  • Kyndra Shea, Junior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Debra Kaysen, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Impact of Molecular Weight of Von Willebrand Factor on Blood Clotting Rate
Presenter
  • Michelle Shieh, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Nathan Sniadecki, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Impact of Age on Response to a Cognitive Rehabilitation Intervention
Presenter
  • Amandeep Kaur (Amandeep) Singh, Senior, Psychology, Communication
Mentor
  • Monique Cherrier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology

Add to my favorites DREADDed Addiction: Investigating the Role of the Lateral Habenula and the Rostromedial Tegmental Area in a Rat Model of Drug Addiction
Presenter
  • Denis Smirnov, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry Amgen Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • John Neumaier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Sunila Nair, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Development of a Magenetically Neutral Test Structure for PNNL Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Presenters
  • Dominik (Dom) Stemer, Junior, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Paula Gluss, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Michael Khbeis, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Role of Striatal Pathways in Reward and Operant Learning
Presenter
  • Robert (Robin) Stewart, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Susan Ferguson, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Listen to the Youth: Understanding the Medical Care Needs of High-Risk Youth
Presenter
  • Brooke Sullateskee-Rincon, Senior, Community Psychology (Bothell) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Wadiya Udell, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Bothell Campus)

Add to my favorites Does a Successful NFL Team Reduce Crime?
Presenter
  • Kane Douglas (Kane) Swanson, Senior, Computer Science, Economics UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Stephen Sulzbacher, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Acoustic Evaluation of Microvesicular vs. Macrovesicular Hepatic Steatosis
Presenter
  • Ameen Tabatabai, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Michael Bailey, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Wayne Kreider, Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Yak-Nam Wang, Applied Physics Laboratory

Add to my favorites The Role of the Staphylococcus aureus Nitric Oxide Synthase in Maintaining Redox Balance
Presenter
  • Daniel Tadeo, Senior, Neurobiology, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Traci Kinkel, Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology
  • Ferric Fang, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Disability Advocacy: A Cross Cultural Rhetorical/Discourse Analysis
Presenter
  • Riley Ilyse (Riley) Taitingfong, Senior, Communication
Mentor
  • Ralina Joseph, Communication

Add to my favorites Where is the Beauty in Hatin' on Your Sista? Penetrating the Color Complex in the African-American Community
Presenter
  • Thamar Whidney Theodore, Senior, Communication
Mentor
  • Ralina Joseph, Communication

Add to my favorites Audit Results from Malls and Non-Malls with Walking Programs
Presenter
  • Jeremy Thurston, Fifth Year, Nursing
Mentor
  • Basia Belza, Nursing

Add to my favorites Novel Immunity Colicin Evolution
Presenter
  • Amanda Lien Titus, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Carrie Glenney, Biology
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology

Add to my favorites Analysis of Banana Peel Headspace by Solid Phase Micro-Extraction Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (SPME-GC-MS)
Presenters
  • Khang To, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry
  • Brandyn Mannion, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Kyeong Min Yu, Senior, Chemistry
  • Trinh Hoac, Recent Graduate,
Mentors
  • Robert Synovec, Chemistry
  • Brian Fitz, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Iridium, Rhodium, and Ruthenium Catalysts for the "Aldehyde-Water Shift" Reaction
Presenter
  • Jeremy Tran, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry (ACS Certified) NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Karen Goldberg, Chemistry
  • Timothy Brewster, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Genetic Differences of Sleep Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presenter
  • Michelle Tran, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Raphael Bernier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Elastic Modulus of Precast Concrete
Presenter
  • Kevin Bryan (Kevin) Tsuchida, Senior, Civil Engineering UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • John Stanton, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Travis Thonstad, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Add to my favorites Quantifying Carbon Allocation to Mycorrhizal Fungi by Temperate Forest Tree Species Across a Nitrogen Availability Gradient
Presenter
  • Shersingh Tumber-Davila, Junior, Environmental Conservation and Sustainability, University of New Hampshire McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Andrew Ouimette, Earth & Space Sciences, University of New Hampshire

Add to my favorites Preservation of Historic Downtown Cores: Applying “Main Street” Approach to the Revitalization of the Old Town Neighborhood in Redmond
Presenter
  • Elena Umanskaya, Senior, Community, Environment, & Planning
Mentor
  • Kimberly Dietz, Community & Environmental Planning, City of Redmond

Add to my favorites Correlation of Residue Flexibility and Evolutionary Conservation: Testing a Common Belief in Protein Engineering using Protein Dynamics
Presenter
  • Nishant Velagapudi, Senior, Informatics (Information Architecture), Bioengineering UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Valerie Daggett, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Exploring the Experiences of Informal Caregivers of Cancer Patients
Presenter
  • Riabelle Dipalac Vivas, Senior, Social Welfare EIP Scholar, McNair Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Ratnesh Nagda, Social Welfare
  • Mary Lou Balassone, Social Welfare, University of WA, School of Social Work

Add to my favorites The Role of Brain Lateralization in Dyslexia
Presenter
  • Tiffany Waddington, Senior, Speech and Hearing Sci (Com Disorders) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Beate Peter, Speech & Hearing Sciences
  • Heracles Panagiotides, Neurological Surgery

Add to my favorites Temperature Dependent Probe of Calbindin D9k Dynamics
Presenter
  • William Walker, Senior, Bioen: Nanoscience & Molecular Engr Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Valerie Daggett, Bioengineering
  • Clare-Louise Towse, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Analysis of the Light Response of Lead Fluoride Crystals for the Muon g-2 Experiment
Presenter
  • Kazimir Baiame (Kazimir) Wall, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • David Hertzog, Physics

Add to my favorites Expanding Genomic Resources for Olympia Oyster (Ostrea lurida) Conservation
Presenter
  • Hannah Wear, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentor
  • Steven Roberts, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Purification of TRAK1 and TRAK2 to Determine the Mechanism of Mitochondrial Movement
Presenter
  • Cindy Wei, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Suzanne Hoppins, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Low Mars Orbit Air Breathing Ion Thruster Concept
Presenters
  • Ryan Westerdahl, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Nicholas (Nick) Harvey, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Brandon Hu, Senior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Robert Dyer, Junior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
Mentor
  • Setthivoine You, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites An Examination of Ultrafine Particulate Matter in Port Angeles, Washington  
Presenter
  • Lauren Whybrew, Junior, Atmospheric Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Joel Thornton, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites A Population Study of Radial Formation and Recovery in Primary Fanconi Anemia Cells
Presenter
  • Joanna Wolffe, Senior, Micro and Molecular Biology, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Susan Olson, Genetics, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Nichole Owen, Genetics, Oregon Health & Science University

Add to my favorites Last Millennium Climate Change in CMIP5 Models
Presenter
  • Elynn Wu, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Scientific Computing & Numerical Algorithms) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences
  • Alyssa Atwood, Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Stability Study of an Electrochemical Immunoassay Utilizing Yeast-scFv Fragments
Presenter
  • Jingwen Xiao, Sophomore, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Gerard Cangelosi, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Lauren Spadafora, Global Health

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of TGF-β Signaling in Aortic Disease
Presenter
  • James Yan, Senior, Psychology, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • David Dichek, Medicine

Add to my favorites The Identity of Urban Cities
Presenter
  • Sze Ching Janice (Janice) Yeung, Senior, Architectural Design
Mentor
  • Jennifer Dee, Architecture

Add to my favorites Development of a Vacuum Capacitor using High Aspect Ratio Electroplating for the MAJORANA Demonstrator
Presenter
  • Evgenia (Zhenya) Yuferova, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentors
  • Karl F. Bohringer, Electrical Engineering
  • Michael Khbeis, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Do Bilingual Language Environments Affect Social and Language Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders?
Presenter
  • Vanessa Zhou, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Annette Estes, Speech & Hearing Sciences