Found 23 projects

Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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
Session

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
Session

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
Session

Oral Presentation 1

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Add to my favorites Exploring the Protective Role of the Algal Microbiome During Stress
Presenter
  • Hannah Roberts, Senior, French, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Caroline Harwood, Microbiology
  • Kathryn Fixen, Microbiology
  • Rose Ann Cattolico, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Naturally Secreted Alpha-Defensins Enhance Viral Replication in a Small Intestinal Organoid Model
Presenter
  • Beth Bromme, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jason Smith, Microbiology
  • Sarah Wilson, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Alteration of Homing Endonuclease Recognition Site to Target Latent HBV
Presenter
  • Kevin Kwong, Senior, Public Health-Global Health, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Keith Jerome, Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology
  • Nick Weber, Laboratory Medicine
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Add to my favorites The Pro-Apoptotic Factor Bax Regulates Necrosis During Mycobacterial Pathogenesis
Presenter
  • Sarah Redmond, Senior, Biochemistry, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Lalita Ramakrishnan, Microbiology
  • Francisco Roca Soler, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Vectorization of DNA Cleavage Enzymes for Targeted Provirus Mutagenesis in HIV Therapy
Presenter
  • Harlan Linver (Harlan) Pietz, Senior, Microbiology, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Keith Jerome, Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology
  • Daniel Stone, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites A Single Potential Glycosylation Site in the HIV-1 Envelope Region Mediates Sensitivity to a Broadly Neutralizing Antibody
Presenter
  • Bingjie Wang, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Public Health-Global Health Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Julie Overbaugh, Microbiology
  • Keshet Ronen, Human Biology
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites Viral Evolution in HIV-1 Infected Women from Seroconversion to AIDS
Presenters
  • Natalie Chen, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
  • Lily Au, Junior, Microbiology
  • Bo (Katie) Kim, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Microbiology
Mentor
  • James Mullins, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Elucidating the Role of Glutamine during Latent KSHV Infection
Presenter
  • Hanna Hong, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Universal Influenza Vaccine: Prime Boost Regimen
Presenters
  • Hannah Maryam (Hannah) Kalinoski, Senior, Sociology, Biochemistry, Microbiology
  • Carrie Baldwin, Senior, Microbiology
Mentor
  • Deborah Fuller, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Glutaminolysis is Required for Latent KSHV Infection
Presenter
  • Angel Thalhofer, Recent Graduate, Biology, University of Washington
Mentors
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology
  • Erica Sanchez, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Antibiotic Resistance in Puget Sound: An Analysis of KPC and NDM-1 Genes in Nearshore Pelagic Waters
Presenter
  • Jessica Blanchette, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentors
  • Linda Rhodes, Microbiology, Northwest Fisheries Science Center
  • Anne Baxter, Microbiology, NOAA
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating the Prevalence of the Type VI Secretion Dependent Neighbor Sensing in Bacteria 
Presenter
  • Elena Montauti, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Joseph Mougous, Microbiology
  • Michele LeRoux, Microbiology, Molecular & Cellular Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Defining the Novel Signal Transduction Pathway of Psl-dependent Signaling in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Presenter
  • Holly Alexa (Holly) Silver, Junior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Matthew Parsek, Microbiology
  • Catherine Armbruster, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Evolution and Adaptation of Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses during Cross-Species Transmission
Presenter
  • Rossana Colon-Thillet, Non-Matriculated, Biology, University of Washington
Mentors
  • Michael Emerman, Microbiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
  • Lucie Etienne, Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites The Role of Essential Peptidoglycan Modifying Factors in Determining Helical Cell Shape in Helicobacter pylori
Presenter
  • Irina Mavrodi, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Nina Salama, Microbiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Desiree Yang, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites The Challenge of HIV-1 Reservoirs 
Presenters
  • Van Thi Hong Nguyen, Fifth Year, Medical Technology
  • Maria Redkozubova, Fifth Year, Medical Technology
  • Anya A (Anya) Fortygin, Fifth Year, Medical Technology
  • Lorretta Vandi, Senior, Medical Technology
Mentor
  • James Mullins, Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of Type VI Amidase Effectors in Shaping Polymicrobial Communities
Presenter
  • Michael Alexander (Max) Ferrin, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Seemay Chou, Microbiology
  • Joseph Mougous, Biochemistry, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites The Role of mTor in the Innate Immune Response to Tuberculosis
Presenters
  • Laura Emily (Laura) Hernandez, Junior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Joseph (Joe) Zimmerman, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Lalita Ramakrishnan, Microbiology
  • Russell Berg, Molecular & Cellular Biology
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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

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
Session