Poster Session 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to my favorites Using Polyurethane to Optimize the Fabrication of PDMS Microposts
Presenters
  • Robert Aaron, Junior, Extended Pre-Engineering
  • Sean Nader Tavakoli, Junior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Nathan Sniadecki, Mechanical Engineering
  • Ari Karchin, Mechanical Engineering
  • Nikita Taparia, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Non-Instrumented Nucleic Acid Extraction Technology for Enabling Point-of-Care Assays to Assess HIV Drug Resistance
Presenter
  • Merna Hani (Merna) Abdelsayed, Senior, Electrical Engineering
Mentor
  • James Lai, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Mindfulness Training: Effects on BIS/BAS Systems of Self-Regulation
Presenter
  • Naser Abdulraheem, Senior, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Kevin King, Psychology

Add to my favorites Development of a Quantitative Calcaneal Fracture Index
Presenter
  • Amali Pramodya Abeysinghe, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Peter Cavanagh, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Add to my favorites Potentials for Increased Efficiency of Rice Production by using Endophytes
Presenters
  • Kevin Adrykaputra, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Caileigh Shoot, Junior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Zareen Khan, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Design Practices for Information Architecture with Context Interactive System
Presenter
  • Guiyan Bai, Junior, Informatics
Mentors
  • David Stearns, The Information School
  • Alvin Lau, Computer Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites An Investigation into the Efficacy of an Accelerometry-Based System for Measuring Handstand Stability
Presenters
  • Wildt (Wil) Bailey, Sophomore, Biology, South Seattle College
  • Phillip Engstrum
Mentor
  • Jake Ashcraft, Chemistry, South Seattle College

Add to my favorites Tree Growth across Geographic Ranges: Implications for Climate Change Responses
Presenter
  • Alec Baird, Sophomore, French, Biology (Plant)
Mentor
  • Steve Kroiss, Biology

Add to my favorites Post- Soviet Youth Identity Formation in Uzbekistan: National Identity of Linguistically Russified Non-Russian Youth, Born Between 1991-1997, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan  
Presenter
  • Ekaterina Balakireva, Senior, Anthropology: Anth of Globalization, Near Eastern Studies (Culture & Civilization) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Michael Vicente Perez, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Investigation of Microbial Bitumen Recovery in the Athabasca Oil Sands
Presenter
  • Jay Barlow, Senior, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology (BBMB), Whitman College
Mentors
  • Sara Belchik, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Whitman College
  • Kendra Golden, Biology, Whitman College

Add to my favorites Investigation of Alpine Glacio-fluvial Deposition in the Northern Puget Lowland using Indicator Minerals
Presenter
  • Heather Bervid, Senior, English, Earth & Space Sciences (Environmental) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Terry Swanson, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Stabilizing a 791 nm Laser with an Optical Cavity for Trapped Ion Quantum Computing
Presenter
  • Matthew Anders (Matthew) Bohman, Junior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Boris Blinov, Physics
  • Thomas Noel, Physics

Add to my favorites A Murder of Crows: Effects on Wetland Plant Communities
Presenters
  • Alyssa Sue (Alyssa) Branca, Fifth Year, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Kelli Nicole (Kelli) Wachter, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Douglas Wacker, Biology

Add to my favorites Investigating Methods for Promoting Stem Cell-derived Cardiomyocyte Proliferation
Presenter
  • Daniel (Danny) Burnham, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Charles Murry, Bioengineering, Medicine, Pathology
  • Kaytlyn Gerbin, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Effects of Single Nucleotide Variations in Murine Toll-Like Receptor 1 on NF-kB Responses
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Chang, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Mark Wurfel, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Susanna Harju-Baker, Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Add to my favorites Cultural Clash at the University: When Working-Class Family Values Collide with University Individualist Values within First-Generation College Students
Presenters
  • Susie Chen, Senior, Psychology
  • Belinda Xie, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
  • Lauren Suh Yoon (Lauren) Chang, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Yuichi Shoda, Psychology
  • Karen Chang, Psychology

Add to my favorites Engineering Peptides towards Infection-Free Dental Implants  
Presenter
  • Nicole Gim Foong Chin, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Candan Tamerler, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Deniz Yucesoy, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Ecosystem Degradation as Indicated by Benthic Foraminifera in Sinclair and Dyes Inlets, Puget Sound, Washington
Presenter
  • Jerilyn Coberly, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Ruth Martin, Burke Museum, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites The Radiation-Modifying Effects of Tocotrienol, A Vitamin E Derivative, in Tumor and Normal Cells  
Presenter
  • Natacha (Natasha) Comandante Lou, Sophomore, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Schwartz, Radiation Oncology
  • Geoffrey Linn, Radiation Oncology

Add to my favorites Intra-Observer and Inter-Observer Reliability in a Neurological Assessment Scoring System for Canine X-linked Myotubular Myopathy
Presenter
  • Ian Thomas (Ian) Coulter, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Martin Childers, Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Jessica Snyder, Comparative Medicine

Add to my favorites Ethnography of a Small, Community-Based Non-Profit
Presenter
  • Rain Daley, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Bettina Shell-Duncan, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Incentivizing Equity: An Analysis of Equity in Government Incentive Stormwater Programs and Best Practice Recommendations
Presenter
  • Elisabeth (Elisa) Dawson, Senior, Community, Environment, & Planning, Geography
Mentor
  • Caitlin Dean, Community & Environmental Planning

Add to my favorites Lithic and Geoarchaeological Analysis at Gua Talmibue in South-East Sulawesi, Indonesia
Presenters
  • Deanna Ellyn (Deanna) De Boer, Senior, Public Health-Global Health, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences
  • Zara Keith (Zara) Steinhart, Junior, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences
Mentor
  • Ben Marwick, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Do Climbers Have Strong Hands?
Presenter
  • Shaleigh Diaz Ryder, Senior, Anthropology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Patricia Kramer, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Regulation of mTOR and Wnt Signaling Pathways during Temporally Synchronous BCI Stimulation in Rodent Models of SCI
Presenter
  • Tanner Dixon, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Steve Perlmutter, Physiology & Biophysics

Add to my favorites A Novel TAK1 Signaling Network Regulating Programmed Necrosis and Myocardial Remodeling  
Presenter
  • Jessica Doan, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Qinghang Liu, Physiology & Biophysics

Add to my favorites Nanopore Sequencing using Bisulfite-treated DNA
Presenters
  • Kenji Morinaka (Kenji) Doering, Senior, Mathematics, Physics: Biophysics Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • Jenny Mae Paycana Samson, Recent Graduate, Biochemistry EIP Scholar
Mentor
  • Ian Derrington, Physics

Add to my favorites The Role of Iron-Sulfur Protein in Mitochondrial Aging
Presenters
  • Cindy Dong, Senior, Biology (General), Pre-Nursing Mary Gates Scholar
  • Stefan Boakye (Stefan) Agyeman, Senior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Gholamali Jafari, Pathology

Add to my favorites Looking from Silos Towards Solidarity: Examining Views of Health Professional Students on Interprofessional Service Learning
Presenter
  • Nathan Dreesmann, Fifth Year, Nursing UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Sarah Shannon, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Investigating the Surface Chemistry of Forsterite Weathered by Bacillius subtilis Endospores
Presenter
  • Carina Lucie (Carina) Edelman, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Biology) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Zoe Harrold, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Drew Gorman-Lewis, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Building Graphene Hetero-structures
Presenter
  • Jon Ell, Junior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentor
  • Helin Cao, Physics

Add to my favorites Reward and Velocity Correlates in the Periaqueductal Gray
Presenter
  • Edite A. (Edite) Forman, Senior, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Sheri Mizumori, Psychology
  • Valerie Tryon, Psychology

Add to my favorites Genetic Variability in CRHR1 and its Association with Participant Response to Glucocorticoid Receptor-Mediated Signaling
Presenter
  • Olivia Fox, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Pre-Nursing
Mentor
  • Patrick Murphy, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacology, Seattle University

Add to my favorites Investigating the Influence of p27 Gene Expression on Blood Vessel Formation and Enlargement
Presenter
  • Tianyuan (George) Fu, Senior, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Gale Tang, Surgery, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Add to my favorites Genomic Evolution of Late-Relapse Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Post-Transplant
Presenter
  • Alexis Fujinari, Senior, Medical Technology
Mentor
  • Min Fang, Pathology

Add to my favorites Lack of CX3CR1 Receptor Enhances Chronic Neuromotor Impairment and Accelerates Neuronal Cell Death after Traumatic Brain Injury 
Presenter
  • Jenna N (Jenna) Grillo, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Carmelina Gemma, Anesthesiology
  • Mark Opp, Anesthesiology
  • Hannah Thomasy, Neurobiology & Behavior
  • Heidi Febinger, Anesthesiology

Add to my favorites The Role of Tubulin Diversity in the Basal Eukaryote, Giardia lamblia
Presenter
  • Michael Guzman, Recent Graduate, Biology, University of Washington
Mentor
  • Alexander Paredez, Biology

Add to my favorites An Atlas of Puget Sound Foraminifera: Technical Aspects of Photographing Microscopic Subjects
Presenter
  • Chase Halsen, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
Mentors
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Ruth Martin, Burke Museum, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Magnesium Isotope Fractionation in San Carlos Olivine and Implications for the Composition of the Earth’s Mantle
Presenter
  • Melissa Harrington, Fifth Year, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Fangzhen Teng, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Design and Construction of a Super-Resolution Ground State Depletion Microscope to Optically Isolate GaAs Donors
Presenter
  • Sarah Harvey, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Astronomy Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics
  • Todd Karin, Physics

Add to my favorites The Production and Application of JIeshy and Vala of Yi People
Presenters
  • Shuhang He, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
  • Ruopu Zhai, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentor
  • Stevan Harrell, Anthropology

Add to my favorites A Comparison of Anxiety Levels in Young Adults between Social Media Platforms
Presenters
  • Samuel Heron, Non-Matriculated, Psychology, Seattle Central College
  • Talia Lliteras
Mentor
  • Carissa Leeson, Psychology, Seattle Central Community College

Add to my favorites Soil Nitrogen Concentrations along the Elwha River: Implications for Dam Restoration
Presenter
  • Justin Hill, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentors
  • Darlene Zabowski, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Seth Wing, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Applications of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance to Study the Pathways of Charge Generation and Recombination in Organic Photovoltaics
Presenter
  • Andrew Ho, Senior, Chemistry, Physics: Biophysics Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Stefan Stoll, Chemistry

Add to my favorites Merkel Cell Carcinoma is an Aggressive Skin Cancer: Can Some Patients be Treated with Surgery Alone?
Presenters
  • Tessa Holmes, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Seesha Takagishi, Senior, Biochemistry, Mathematics (Philosophy)
Mentors
  • Paul Nghiem, Medicine
  • Astrid Blom, Dermatology

Add to my favorites Epigenetic Analysis of Naïve Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Presenter
  • Leone (Sophie) Hopkins, Senior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • David Hawkins, Genome Sciences, Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Stephanie Battle, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites The Efficacy of Multiple Biomarkers in Red-Flagging Early Stages of Esophageal Cancer
Presenter
  • Vivian Hou, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Eric Seibel, Mechanical Engineering
  • Leonard Nelson, Mechanical Engineering
  • Chenying Yang, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Effect of the Availability Heuristic on Preventative Action
Presenter
  • Diana Hu, Senior, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Susan Joslyn, Psychology

Add to my favorites Identification of a SOCS Protein that Regulates Purkinje Cell Migration in the Cerebellum
Presenter
  • Hao Huang, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentors
  • Sergi Simo, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Jonathan Cooper, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Using Endophytes to Increase Drought Tolerance of Poplar Clone OP-367
Presenter
  • Shang Han (Beverly) Hung, Senior, Biology (Plant)
Mentors
  • Sharon Doty, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Zareen Khan, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Type III Interferons Induce Robust Gene Expression Changes in Microglia
Presenter
  • Michael Benjamin (Michael) Iorga, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jonathan Weinstein, Neurology
  • Richard Lee, Neurology

Add to my favorites Visualization of T-Tubule Formation in Developing Human Cardiomyocytes In-Vitro by Caveolin-3 Antibody
Presenter
  • Sonal Jain, Junior, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • Charles Murry, Bioengineering, Medicine, Pathology
  • Lil Pabon, Pathology
  • Veronica Muskheli, Pathology

Add to my favorites Liquid Helium Level Sensor
Presenter
  • Kevin Jamison, Senior, Mathematics, Physics: Comprehensive Physics Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics

Add to my favorites The Effects of Chronic Paternal and Pre-conception Maternal Alcohol Exposure on Craniofacial Development in Offspring of Mice
Presenters
  • Erika Jessett, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Chia Chun (Olga) Chen, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Murat Maga, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Molecular Characterization of the Inhibitory Function of TAF7 in TFIID-Mediated Transcription Regulation
Presenter
  • Ariana Kamaliazad, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Edith Wang, Pharmacology

Add to my favorites Probing the Mechanical Stiffness of Specified Polydimethylsiloxane Micro and Nanoposts
Presenter
  • Samantha Kang, Junior, Mechanical Engineering
Mentors
  • Nathan Sniadecki, Mechanical Engineering
  • Zeinab Al-Rekabi, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites The Effects of Fear on Circadian Rhythms
Presenter
  • James Tetsuro (James) Kashima, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jeansok Kim, Psychology
  • Earnest Kim, Psychology

Add to my favorites Behavioral and Neural Responses to Increased Levels of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in Male Song Sparrows, Melospiza melodia morphna
Presenters
  • Sahar Khalaj, Fifth Year, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Lindsey Jamine Jones, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentor
  • Douglas Wacker, Biology

Add to my favorites Identification of Causative De Novo Variants in Childhood Epileptic Encephalopathies
Presenter
  • Adiba Khan, Senior, Biochemistry, Communication (Journalism) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Heather Mefford, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites Identification of Alpine Plant Roots in North Cascades and Mount Rainier National Park
Presenter
  • Lynn Khuat, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Darlene Zabowski, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Perspectives of Climate Change
Presenter
  • Monica Kidwell, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Terry Swanson, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Effects of Ketogenic Metabolites on Neural Activity in Brain Slices of a Mouse Model of Dravet Syndrome
Presenter
  • Kyuwoong Kim, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Franck Kalume, Neurological Surgery, Pharmacology

Add to my favorites The Tetracycline Resistant tet(39) Gene was Identified in Three New Genera of Bacteria Isolated in 1999 from Chilean Salmon Farms
Presenter
  • Ella Kuchmiy, Senior, Environmental Health UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Marilyn Roberts, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Comparison of IHC Staining Measured by Digital Image Analysis Versus Pathologist Visual Scoring of Prostate Cancer Tissue Microarrays
Presenter
  • Julianna Kwak, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Anthony Rizzardi, Pathology
  • Steve Schmechel, Pathology

Add to my favorites Screen of Human Tau Expressing Caenorhabditis elegans for Suppressors of Phenotypes
Presenter
  • Landis Kwong, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Brian Kraemer, Medicine

Add to my favorites Learning and Memory: Investigating the Role of Circadian Rhythm in Hippocampal Adult Neurogenesis
Presenter
  • Sarah A. Larsen, Fifth Year, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Daniel Storm, Pharmacology
  • Sarah Wardlaw, Neurobiology & Behavior

Add to my favorites Korean Americans Adherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines
Presenters
  • Juseong (Jason) Lee, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Kunyoung (Eunice) Kim, Junior, French
  • Hejie Choi, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Linda Ko, Health Services
  • Jihye Yoon, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Targeted 16s PCR: Sequencing and Phylotyping of Human Oral Microbiom
Presenters
  • Sojung (Sophia) Lee, Senior, Extended Pre-Business Administration
  • Misty Dawn Knight, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Ian Stanaway, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Elaine Faustman, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Sungwoo Hong, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Ju Young (Julie) Park, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites An Investigation of the Impact of Focused-Breathing Meditation on Impulsivity in Emerging Adults
Presenter
  • Rachel Lee, Senior, Psychology, Sociology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Kevin King, Psychology
  • Connor McCabe, Psychology

Add to my favorites Effects of Berberine on Lifespan and Mutation Rates in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenters
  • Maryann Li, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Margarete Daniels, Senior, Pre-Nursing, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Mitchell Lee, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology

Add to my favorites Sustainable Forestry with the Help of Endophytes
Presenters
  • Caitlyn Rae (Caitlyn) Little, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) UW Honors Program
  • Jasmine Leyla (Jasmine) Okbinoglu, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentor
  • Zareen Khan, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of a Seasonal Wetland Crow Roost
Presenter
  • Daniel (Dan) Lombardo, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Douglas Wacker, Division of Biological Sciences (Bothell Campus)

Add to my favorites Tuberculosis in India: Examining Social Constructs in the Face of Outbreak
Presenter
  • Jennifer Look, Junior, Biology (General), Comparative History of Ideas Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Matthew Sparke, Global Health, UCSC
  • Luke Bergmann, Geography
  • Maria Elena Garcia, Comparative History of Ideas
  • Celia Lowe, Anthropology

Add to my favorites The Effect of Eating before Bed on Morning Patterns of Circulating Cortisol and Testosterone
Presenter
  • Kevin Magnaye, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kathleen O'Connor, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Role of PPARalpha in Sepsis
Presenter
  • Sara Maskal, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Stephen Standage, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital

Add to my favorites Life on Snowball Earth: Channel Ice Flow and Thin-Ice Refugia
Presenter
  • Betzalel (Betz) Massarano, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Physics)
Mentors
  • Adam Campbell, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Edwin Waddington, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Identifying Possible Active Faults in Peninsular Malaysia using Geomorphic Analysis
Presenter
  • Habibah Hanan (Habibah) Mat Yusoff, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
Mentor
  • Alison Duvall, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Study of Viscous Properties of Cables in the Realm of Surgical Robots
Presenter
  • Martin (Joe) Matheson, Senior, Mechanical Engineering
Mentors
  • Blake Hannaford, Electrical Engineering
  • Andrew Lewis, Engineering, BioRobotics Lab

Add to my favorites Current-dependant Elecrochemical Changes of Neural Electrodes in a Rhesus Macaque
Presenter
  • Tyler Dean (Tyler) Maxfield, Senior, Bioengineering UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Eberhard Fetz,
  • Brian Mogen, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites A People’s Martial Art: Filipino Martial Arts and Decolonial Praxis
Presenter
  • John (Bo) McClung, Senior, Anthropology, Environmental Studies
Mentor
  • Devon Pena, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Pulmonary Hypertension Study
Presenters
  • Asha Meloottu, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Shilpa Susan (Shilpa) Santhosh, Junior, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Olivia Meijia Wong, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
  • Daniel Shashy Masin, Senior, Business Administration (Finance)
  • Se Won An, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Jacob De Berry, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentors
  • Gail Van Norman, Anesthesiology
  • Kevin Ma, Anesthesiology, Surgery

Add to my favorites Phylogeography of West African Agama Lizards
Presenter
  • Michael Miller, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Michael Miller, Biology, Burke Museum

Add to my favorites Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery and Remission of Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Presenters
  • Ji Hong (Ji-Hong) Min, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • So Young Min, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Biochemistry
Mentors
  • David Flum, Surgery
  • Yuki Aoki, Surgery

Add to my favorites The Application of Gradiometer in Archaeological Study
Presenter
  • Leidi (Zero) Mo, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentor
  • Ben Marwick, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Quantity and Quality Control of RNA Isolated from Foreskin, Rectum, and Colon Samples from an HIV Vaccine Trial
Presenter
  • McKenzie Momany, Senior, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Whitman College Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentor
  • Maria Lemos, Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites New Technique for Error Detection and Correction for Eyes-Free Speech Dictation
Presenter
  • Rochelle Ng, Senior, Computer Science UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Richard Ladner, Computer Science & Engineering

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

Add to my favorites Alternative Perceptions of HPV Prevention: Circumstances of Progress Based on Resource Availability
Presenter
  • Brandie Nordstrum, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Matthew Sparke, Global Health, UCSC

Add to my favorites Analyzing Weather Mapping Resources to Create a Beneficial Model Relating the Hydrologic Cycle and Yearly Mountain Snowfall to Available Drinking Water in Western Washington
Presenter
  • Forrest Novotny, Sophomore, Atmospheric Science, North Seattle College
Mentor
  • Tracy Furutani, Earth & Space Sciences, North Seattle Community College

Add to my favorites Differential Responses to Dietary Restriction Following Gene Knockdown in Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenter
  • Billie Ryman Pensader (Billie) Ocampo, Sophomore, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Haeri Choi, Pathology

Add to my favorites Gender Differences in Early Communication Development of Infants at Risk for Autism
Presenter
  • Heena Panjwani, Junior, Biology (Physiology), Psychology
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites The HOPE Study: Utilization of ODK Tables to Streamline Data Collection
Presenter
  • Saloni Parikh, Senior, Computer Science, Public Health-Global Health UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Sam Sudar, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Gaetano Borriello, Computer Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Fabricating Quantum Electronics
Presenters
  • Robert Ivan (Robbie) Percival, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Astronomy
  • Katleiah Ramos, Junior, Mathematics (Teacher Preparation), Physics: Applied Physics
Mentors
  • Andrew Wagner, Physics
  • Gray Rybka, Physics

Add to my favorites The Relationship between Two Transcriptional Regulators in Plants Exposed to Flame Wounds
Presenter
  • Rebecca Jo Ann (Rebecca) Peters, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Amanda Schivell, Biology

Add to my favorites Vertical Methane Transport and Temporal Bubble Plume Variability at Southern Hydrate Ridge
Presenter
  • Brendan Philip, Senior, Oceanography Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Deborah Kelley, Oceanography

Add to my favorites Analyzing the Characteristics of Graphite Oxide Based Laser Scribed Graphene Capacitors
Presenter
  • Tim Pizzino, Junior, Mechanical Engineering, Seattle Central College
Mentor
  • Douglas Wick, Chemistry, Seattle Central College

Add to my favorites Distinguishing Neutron and Alpha Subatomic Particles
Presenter
  • Wei Quan, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
Mentor
  • Nikolai Tolich, Physics

Add to my favorites Fires and Sustainability of Navajo Nation Forests
Presenter
  • Jaime Yazzie (Jaime) Ramsey, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management (Sustainable Forest Management)
Mentor
  • Ernesto Alvarado, Environmental & Forest Sciences

Add to my favorites Neuronal Regulation of Regenerative Bone Growth in the Zebrafish Fin
Presenter
  • Anthony Recidoro, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Ron Kwon, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Add to my favorites Gene Therapy in a Canine Model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Analysis of a Preclinical Measurement
Presenter
  • MacKenzie Rinaldi, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Martin Childers, Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Melissa Goddard, Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Zejing Wang, Medicine

Add to my favorites Preliminary Geoarchaeological Results from Malakunanja II, Northern Australia
Presenters
  • Makiah Marie Salinas, Senior, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences
  • Mikayla Svob, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Ben Marwick, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Manganese Affects Glutamate Metabolism in Synuclein Knockout Astrocytes
Presenter
  • Allion Salvador, Senior, Applied Music (String Instruments), Neurobiology Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Travis Cook, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Jake Hoekstra, Pathology

Add to my favorites Gender and Depressive Symptoms as Moderators between Injunctive Norms and Alcohol Use College-Aged Students
Presenter
  • Marisa Samuelson, Senior, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Andrew Paves, Psychology
  • Mary Larimer, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology

Add to my favorites The Reality of Sensory Processing Disorder: Research, Awareness, and Treatment 
Presenter
  • Laura Colleran, Senior, Early Childhood & Family Studies UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ilene Schwartz, Education

Add to my favorites Laser Cooling and Collimation of an Atomic Beam for Precision Measurements
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  • Brendan Soren Haug (Brendan) Saxberg, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Mathematics Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
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  • Subhadeep Gupta, Physics

Add to my favorites Regulation of Contact Dependent Growth Inhibition by Quorum Sensing in Burkholderia thailandensis
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  • Emily Schneider, Junior, Microbiology
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  • Charlotte Majerczyk, Microbiology
  • E Peter Greenberg, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Baseline Bat Species Composition and Activity Patterns in Harrison Slough, WA
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  • Sarah Lampert (Sarah) Schooler, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management, Environmental Studies UW Honors Program
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  • Tim Billo, Program on the Environment

Add to my favorites HIV/AIDS in Russia: The Role of Narratives of Blame
Presenter
  • Katherine Schroeder, Senior, International Studies Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
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  • Celia Lowe, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Electrically tunable light-emitting diodes based on monolayer WSe2 p–n junction
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  • Marie Scott, Junior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
Mentors
  • Xiaodong Xu, Physics
  • Jason Ross, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Does magic practiced on Pacific Islands migrate to the US, and if so, is it different than the forms practices on the islands? How are ideas about magic transmitted in Pacific Island cultures?
Presenters
  • Jack Frederick (Jack) Shepherd, Senior, Anthropology
  • Atul Sethi, Recent Graduate,
  • Genesis Gafoaleata Faumuina, Senior, Communication
  • Kwani Li-Chin, Senior, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Commuting Effects on Cortisol and Testosterone
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  • Gioia Skeltis, Junior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
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  • Kathleen O'Connor, Anthropology

Add to my favorites The Controlled Release of Wnt5a from Gelatin Microspheres Creates a Migratory Gradient for Grafted Human Embryonic Stem Cell- Derived Cariomyocytes
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  • Serena Snyder, Senior, Bioengineering
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  • Michael Laflamme, Pathology

Add to my favorites Nalfurafine, a Drug used to Alieviate Itch in Hemodialysis Patients, Activates the Kappa Opioid Receptor to Inhibit Pruritic Effects of 5'-GNTI 
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  • Allisa Song, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Psychology
Mentors
  • Charles Chavkin, Pharmacology
  • Selena Schattauer, Pharmacology

Add to my favorites  Pacific Island Diets
Presenters
  • Grace Claire (Grace) Spoors, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
  • Taylor Paul Anuhea Ahana Jamile, Senior, American Ethnic Studies
  • Martina Santos, Junior, American Ethnic Studies
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Comparing Regulation and Research Pertaining to Colony Collapse Disorder in the United States and the European Union
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  • Hana Stevanovic, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation), Environmental Studies Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
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  • P. Sean McDonald, Program on the Environment

Add to my favorites Evidence for Sustained Anatomical and Functional Forelimb Deficits in a Model of Cervical Spinal Cord Contusion Injury
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  • Chloe Stiggelbout, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
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  • Chet Moritz, Neurobiology & Behavior, Physiology & Biophysics, Rehabilitation Medicine

Add to my favorites Exploration and Mapping of the Geologic Subsurface Layers on the North Seattle Community College Campus Through Borings
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  • Genevieve Studer-Ellis, Sophomore, Geology, North Seattle College
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  • John Figge, Geological Sciences, North Seattle Community College

Add to my favorites Enzymatic Kinetics of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3 3-Sulfate Formation and its Biological Activities in Intestinal LS180 Carcinoma Cells
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  • Mizuki Suzuki, Sophomore, Statistics
Mentors
  • Kenneth Thummel, Pharmaceutics
  • Tim Wong, Pharmaceutics
  • Yoshiyuki Yamaura, Pharmaceutics
  • Zhican Wang, Pharmaceutics

Add to my favorites Polyurethane-Based Microfluidic Shear Device
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  • Sean Nader Tavakoli, Junior, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Robert Aaron, Junior, Extended Pre-Engineering
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  • Nathan Sniadecki, Mechanical Engineering
  • Nikita Taparia, Mechanical Engineering
  • Ari Karchin, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Consequences of Neuromuscular Blockage due to Multiple Applications of Botulinum Toxin Type A (BTX/A) in Masseter Muscles
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  • Zoya Tharani, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Zi-Jun (Zee) Liu, Orthodontics
  • Susan Herring, Orthodontics
  • Katherine Rafferty, Orthodontics

Add to my favorites Alzheimer's Disease and the Search for a Normative Role of the Beta Amyloid Peptide
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  • Lindsey Theda, Junior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
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  • George M. Martin, Pathology

Add to my favorites How Do Tattoo Masters Preserve the Pacific Island Culture through Tattooing?
Presenters
  • Thomas Vincent, Junior, Anthropology
  • Suliana Aho, Junior, Anthropology
  • Aminah Mykel Williams, Junior, Anthropology, Sociology
  • Allison Welty, Senior, Anthropology
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  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Evaluating the Impact of a Financial Assistance Program on People Living with Multiple Sclerosis
Presenter
  • Mia Vogel, Senior, Biology (General), Social Welfare
Mentor
  • Ratnesh Nagda, Social Welfare

Add to my favorites Epigenetic Drifts and Hyperplastic Clonal Expansions as Early Precursors of Neoplasia
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  • Mengxi (Rosalee) Wang, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Shinyoung Yun, Sophomore, Biochemistry
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  • Junko Oshima, Pathology

Add to my favorites Arm Swing Length: Which is Most Predictive—Step Length or Walking Velocity?
Presenters
  • Ziyu (Raining) Wang, Fifth Year, Anthropology Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Kayla Worthey, Senior, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Patricia Kramer, Anthropology

Add to my favorites The Role of the Nucleus Accumbens Core in Risky Foraging Behavior
Presenter
  • David Whitlock, Senior, Norwegian, Psychology
Mentors
  • Jeansok Kim, Psychology
  • Blake Pellman (bpellman@uw.edu)

Add to my favorites Searching for M-Dwarf Flares using Kepler
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  • Tessa Wilkinson, Junior, Astronomy, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
Mentors
  • James Davenport, Astronomy, Western Washington University
  • Suzanne Hawley, Astronomy

Add to my favorites The Coconut Perspective 
Presenters
  • Alexander (Alex) Woldeab, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Psychology
  • Madeline Johnston, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
  • Merissa Mitchell, Senior, Anthropology, Law, Societies, & Justice
  • Taniela Tupou, Junior, Comparative History of Ideas
Mentor
  • Holly Barker, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Sediment/Water Interface Health of Possession Sound, Central Puget Sound
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  • Raeanne Wolfley, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Environmental)
Mentors
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Ruth Martin, Burke Museum, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Quantification of Mitochondrial Deoxyribonucleotide Triphosphates in Human Cell Lines Treated with Mutagenic Agents
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  • Angela Tiffany Bolam (Angela) Wong, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Jessica Kuong, Pathology

Add to my favorites High-Throughput Gap-Closure Assay for Human Embryonic Stem Cell-derived Cardiomyocytes
Presenter
  • Michael Ryan (Michael) Woo, Senior, Bioengineering
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  • Michael Laflamme, Pathology

Add to my favorites Differences in Shod Versus Unshod Walking: Implications for Kinematic Studies Applied to Extinct Hominins
Presenters
  • Kayla Worthey, Senior, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Ziyu (Raining) Wang, Fifth Year, Anthropology
Mentor
  • Patricia Kramer, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Experience-Dependent Plasticity in the Auditory Brain Centers of Reversibly Deafened Bats
Presenters
  • Adinah Wyle, Junior, Biology (General), Psychology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • Leah Lynnmarie Ogier, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology UW Honors Program
  • Kaitlyn Elizabeth (Kaitlyn) Barr, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Ellen Covey, Psychology
  • Kimberly Miller, Psychology

Add to my favorites Passive Flow Control in Multi-Step Paper Diagnostic Cards
Presenter
  • Jeff Yang, Senior, Biochemistry, Bioengineering UW Honors Program
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  • Elain Fu, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Social Media Information Consumption and Relay: Analysis of Legalization of Marijuana on YouTube
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  • Annie Yi, Junior, Pre-Sciences UW Honors Program
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  • Megan Moreno, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites PocketPath
Presenter
  • Peng (Brian) Yin, Senior, Human Ctr Des & Engr: Human-Computer Int
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  • Suzanne Dintzis, Pathology
  • Mara Rendi, Pathology
  • Jonathan Henriksen, Pathology

Add to my favorites In Vitro Analysis of Thymidine Kinase-1 Mediated Phosphorylation of Thymidine, 3'-Deoxy-3'-Fluorothymidine, and 4'-Methyl-Thiothymidine
Presenter
  • Franco Yip, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jeffrey Schwartz, Radiation Oncology

Add to my favorites Bilingualism and Language Development in Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presenter
  • Yejin (Erin) Yoon, Senior, Mathematics
Mentor
  • Roxanne Hudson, Education

Add to my favorites Morphology of Neurons Situated in the HVC of Gambel White-Crowned Sparrows Pre- and Post-Seasonal Stimulation
Presenter
  • Andrea Soyeon (Andrea) Yoon, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Ralf Luche, Psychology
  • Eliot Brenowitz, Psychology

Add to my favorites Playing Chicken with Big Ag: Advocating for Regionally Sensitive Food Sovereignty to Counter Pandemic Influenza
Presenters
  • Natsuki Yoshioka, Senior, International Studies
  • Jennifer (Jenn) Charoni, Junior, International Studies UW Honors Program
  • Katherine Schroeder, Senior, International Studies Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • Tarra Young (Tarra) Theisen, Senior, International Studies, History UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Celia Lowe, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Autism Spectrum Disorders and College Life
Presenter
  • Nada Yousif, Sophomore, Psychology, Everett Community College
Mentor
  • Diane Simpson Brown, Psychology, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Aging Mechanisms in the Budding Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Presenters
  • Benjamin (Ben) Zipkin, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Hao Huang, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology