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Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Add to my favorites Climatic Constraints Drive Clinal Variation in Populus tremuloides Leaf Morphology
Presenter
  • Alec Stephen (Alec) Baird, Senior, French, Biology (Plant) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology
  • Elizabeth Van Volkenburgh, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites The Most Complete Specimen of the Oligocene Mouse Plesiosminthus: First Occurence of Cranial Material and Intra-Specific Variation
Presenter
  • Kristin Cairns, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Jonathan Calede, Biology
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Is Habitat Use by Greater Sage-Grouse Proportional to Availability of Plant Morphotypes?
Presenter
  • Jacqueline Pena, Senior, Biology, Boise State Univ McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Jennifer Forbey, Biology, Boise State University
  • Marcella Fremgen, Biological Sciences, Boise State University
Session

Add to my favorites Collection and Identification of Streptomyces Species that can Inhibit Bacterial Plant Pathogens
Presenters
  • Isaac Pearson, Sophomore, Biology, North Seattle College
  • Fabrizio Delgado
  • Danielle Townsend, Sophomore, BioEngineering, North Seattle College
Mentors
  • Ann Murkowski, Biology, North Seattle Community College
  • Kalyn Owens, Chemistry, North Seattle Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Changes in Mammalian Fauna in the Lower Cabbage Patch Beds (Western Montana) during the Oligocene: The Beginning of a Faunal Revolution
Presenter
  • Katie Lahusen, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Jonathan Calede, Biology
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Does a Tradeoff Between Growth Rates and Frost Tolerance Influence Tree Distributions?
Presenter
  • Jeffrey Woo, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
Mentors
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology
  • Anna Wilson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Influence of Pollinators on Coexistence of Monkeyflower Species
Presenter
  • Elise Loggers, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentors
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology
  • Ian Breckheimer, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Tsuga heterophylla Seedling Recruitment Rates over a Large Elevational Gradient and under Varying Microsite Conditions
Presenter
  • Kramer Canup, Senior, Environmental Studies (Bothell)
Mentor
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Hooked on a Feeling: Curved Flowers Improve Hawkmoth Foraging Performance
Presenter
  • Nathan (Nate) Berry, Junior, Microbiology NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Eric Octavio Campos, Biology
  • Tom Daniel, Biology
  • Toby Bradshaw, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Evolution of Colicin and Immunity Proteins in Escherichia coli
Presenter
  • Amanda Lien Titus, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology
  • Carrie Glenney, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of Spatial Distribution of Trees within a Conifer Forest on Seed Production and Seedling Dynamics of Tsuga heterophylla
Presenter
  • Olivia Davis, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentor
  • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Role of Transcription Factor B2 (TFB2) in Pyrococcus furiosus
Presenter
  • Farshid Taghizadeh, Junior, Biology (Micro/Molecular), Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Michael Bartlett, Biology, Portland State University
Session

Add to my favorites Taxonomic and Ecological Composition of Mammalian Assemblages across Environments: A Case Study in the Lower Cabbage Patch Beds of Western Montana
Presenter
  • Nicolas Cypro, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Jonathan Calede, Biology
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Natural Genetic Variation in Response to Neurodegenerative Pesticide Exposure in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenter
  • Kathleen (Katie) Strehler, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Adrienne Wang, Pathology
Session

Oral Presentation 1

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Add to my favorites Changing Climates, Fading Cultures: A Study of Place Annihilation as a Result of Climate Change
Presenter
  • Brooks Bolsinger, Senior, Environmental Studies, Seattle Pacific University
Mentors
  • Eric Long, Biology, Seattle Pacific University
  • Kathleen Braden, Geography, Seattle Pacific University
Session

Add to my favorites Circadian Modulation of Neuromotor Control
Presenter
  • Jazmine G. Perez, Senior, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Biology (Physiology) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Horacio de la Iglesia, Biology
  • Jennifer Gile, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Exploring the Role of Receptor-Like Kinases in Stomatal Development
Presenter
  • Milan Vu, Senior, Biology (General) Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Keiko Torii, Biology
  • Julian Avila Pacheco, Biology, Broad Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Food Consumption and Growth Rates of Juvenile Green Sea Urchins, Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis, with Varying Food Types
Presenter
  • Michelle Jong Peng Louie, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentors
  • Kenneth Sebens, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Biology
  • Eliza Heery, Biology
Session

Poster Presentation 2

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Add to my favorites Seasonal Comparison of Nutrient and Dissolved Oxygen Variations in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Melissa (Missy) Johnson, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Katherine Erickson, Freshman, Linguistics, International Studies, Everett Community College
  • Shane Pattie, Freshman, Environmental/Civil Engineering, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, , Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of IAA28 Mutations on Arabidopsis thaliana Root and Aerial Phenotypes
Presenter
  • Maia Sebek, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
  • Britney Moss, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Effects of Wind and Tides on the Abundance of DO within the Bottom Layer of the Possession Sound Water Column
Presenters
  • Jacob Vatter, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Christopher Anderson, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Diandra Velasquez
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, , Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Inferring the Life History of a Mesozoic Mammal, Didelphodon vorax, through Ontogenetic Trajectories of Extant Marsupials
Presenters
  • Nicole Aqua, Senior, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences
  • Jaclynne Hedge, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Changes in Surface pH and Dissolved Oxygen Over Time
Presenters
  • Lanessa Cerrillo, Freshman, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Katie Smith, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Darsy Redmond, Freshman, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Madison Matronic, Junior, Marine Biology, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites The Effects of Location, Mixing, and Photosynthesis on Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Possession Sound, Washington
Presenters
  • Logan Wheeler, Freshman, Bioengineering, Everett Community College
  • Laura Majewski, Freshman, Criminalistics, Everett Community College
  • Michael Finley, Freshman, Zoology, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, , Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Freshwater Influence on Nutrients within the Snohomish River
Presenter
  • Kailee Hickey, Freshman, Chemistry, Marine Biology, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, , Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Describing a Burnetiamorph from the Upper Madumabisa Mudstone Formation of Zambia
Presenter
  • Cody (Cody Rose) Knaub, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Christian Sidor, Biology, Burke Museum
Session

Add to my favorites Mosquito Olfaction: Effects of Ambient Temperature
Presenter
  • Jillian (Jill) Joiner, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Chloe Lahondere, Biology
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Early Mammalian Evolution Following the K/Pg Boundary of Northeastern Montana
Presenter
  • Hannah Burson, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Correlation between Chlorophyll, pH, and Dissolved Oxygen in the Snohomish River Estuary
Presenters
  • Acacia Quidort, Freshman, Mathematics, Everett Community College
  • Laura Pena, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Jessica Madison, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, , Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Copper and Zinc Concentrations in Sediments in Relation to Snohomish River Influence
Presenters
  • Morgan Sherer, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Sammatha Spargur, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites The Effects of Storm Drain Proximity and Snohomish River Discharge on Sedimentary Heavy Metal Concentrations in the Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Mikayla Monroe, Freshman, Oceanography, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Everett Community College
  • Isabel Quimby, Freshman, Oceanography, Marine Biology, Environmental Studies, Everett Community College
  • Kayla Owens, Freshman, Neuroscience, Psychology , Chemistry , Everett Community College
  • Sophia Maggio, Freshman, Biomedical Sciences, Orthotics and Prosthetics, Medical Illustration, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, , Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Cheaters Create Environments that Allow for Survival of Cooperation
Presenter
  • Caroline Cannistra, Junior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences), Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Wenying Shou, Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites Identifying 5HT Cells and Characterizing Axon Pathfinding in Early Stages of Development
Presenter
  • Mitchell Krawczyk, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Martha Bosma, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites The Effects of Location and Season on Dissolved Oxygen and Nutrient Dispersion in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Elisa Aitoro, Freshman, Oceanography, Everett Community College
  • Dylan Scanes, Freshman, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Marcus De Vight, Freshman, Biblical and Religious Studies, Intercultural Studies, Everett Community College
  • Cameron Winkler, Junior, Environmental Science and Terrestrial Resource Management, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Using New Tools to Explore Learning Abilities of Disease Vector Mosquitoes
Presenter
  • Jessica Liaw, Junior, Extended Pre-Major UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Chloe Lahondere, Biology
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Nutrient Variation in the Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Victoria Beavers, Freshman, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Abby Goetz, Freshman, Veterinary Medicine, Everett Community College
  • Shawnna Cabanday
  • Kyla VanHorn, Freshman, Physical Therapy, Physician's Assistant, Sports Medicine, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, , Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Intertrappean and Infratrappean Species in the Deccan Traps
Presenters
  • Parth Patel, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Aneesha Usman, Junior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Correlating Eelgrass Distribution to Turbidity in Possession Sound
Presenter
  • Maggie Bowen, Sophomore, Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Anthropology, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Josh Searle, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites New Mammalian Fossils from the Mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) Wayan Formation of Eastern Idaho with Implications for Early Mammalian Evolution
Presenter
  • Kayla McLaughlin, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Evolutionary Relationships among Polyploid Species of New World Butterfly-Bushes (Buddleja)
Presenter
  • Calvin Lee, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • John Chau, Biology
  • Richard Olmstead, Biology, Burke Museum
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Add to my favorites Aversive Olfactory Conditioning in the Disease Vector Mosquito Aedes aegypti
Presenter
  • Lauren Locke, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
  • Clement Vinauger, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Some Like It Hot: Evolution of Thermostability in ϕ6 Cystovirus
Presenter
  • Cierra Leon Guerrero, Senior, Microbiology Presidential Scholar
Mentors
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology
  • Sonia Singhal, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Finding Order in Spontaneity: Exploring the Physiology of the Embryonic Mouse Brainstem
Presenter
  • Jesse Miles, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Martha Bosma, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Divergence of Protein-Protein Interactions following Gene Duplication and its Effect on Flower Development
Presenter
  • Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) McNair Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Veronica Di Stilio, Biology
  • Kelsey Galimba, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Evolution of "Win-Win" Phenotypes in a Cooperative Community
Presenter
  • Jose Pineda, Senior, Neurobiology, Mathematics UW Honors Program, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Wenying Shou, Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites Understanding the Link between Thermostability and Robustness
Presenter
  • Emily Amber (Emily) Cooper, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology
  • Sonia Singhal, Biology
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites The Effects of Fear on Circadian Rhythms
Presenter
  • Jeffrey Lee, Senior, Neurobiology, Philosophy Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Horacio de la Iglesia, Biology
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Add to my favorites CONSTANS and FLOWERING LOCUS T Expressions Regulated by Cool Nightime Temperature in Arabidopsis
Presenter
  • Xinran Tong, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Mathematics
Mentors
  • Hannah Kinmonth-Schultz, Biology
  • Takato Imaizumi, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites A Reverse Genetic Screen in Zebrafish Identifies sec24b and lpp as Genes Required for Convergent Extension
Presenter
  • Sarah Debs, Senior, Biology, Whitman College Howard Hughes Scholar
Mentor
  • Leena Knight, Biology, Whitman College
Session

Add to my favorites Role of Rab11 in Giardia Cytoskeletal Activity
Presenters
  • Sruthi Hariprasad, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
  • Andrew (Andy) Shelton, Senior, Psychology, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Alexander Paredez, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating Actin’s Role in Giardia lamblia’s Novel Mode of Cytokinesis  
Presenter
  • Jason Guieb-Iaulualo, Recent Graduate, Biology, University of Washington
Mentors
  • Alexander Paredez, Biology
  • William Hardin, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Using Leaf Morphometrics to Explore the Natural History of Genus Passiflora
Presenter
  • Kaylie Lungberg, Senior, Biology (Physiology) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
  • Marie Clifford, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites The Phosphorylation of p120 Catenin Mediates Cell Motility and Adhesion in Zebrafish
Presenter
  • Hiroko Nakahara, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Merrill Hille, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Pollen Consumption Patterns in Adult Female Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees
Presenter
  • Kathryn (Katie) Stewart, Senior, Biology, Whitman College
Mentor
  • Heidi Dobson, Biology, Whitman College
Session

Add to my favorites The Garment of Widowhood: Does One Size Fit All? A Qualitative Analysis of Resiliency between Lesbian and Heterosexual Widows
Presenters
  • Rachel Macor, Junior, Psychology
  • Joseph (Joey) Wieser, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Joshua Whorley, Biology, Seattle Central College
Session

Add to my favorites Mechanisms of Polyploidy in Thalictrum (Ranunculaceae)
Presenter
  • Jens Johnson, Senior, Biology (Plant) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Veronica Di Stilio, Biology
  • Valerie Soza, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Using CRISPR/Cas9 to Further Characterize the Role of igsf11 in Zebrafish Melanophore Stripe Development
Presenter
  • Alexandra (Allie) Townsend, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • David Parichy, Biology
  • Larissa Patterson, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Effect of Light Intensity on the Function of FKF1 and GIGANTEA for Leaf Longevity
Presenter
  • Ruihan Wang, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Mentors
  • Takato Imaizumi, Biology
  • Jaesung Shim, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Prolonged G1 Phase of Cell Cycle in Zebrafish Progenitors Affects Differentiation
Presenter
  • King Hung, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • David Kimelman, Biochemistry, Biology
  • Cortney Bouldin, Biochemistry
Session