Poster Session 2

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to my favorites 1-D Ice Flow Modelling: Testing for a Melting Scenario in West Antarctica during the Last Interglacial Period
Presenter
  • Izzati Ahamad Fouzi, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Physics) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Edwin Waddington, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Understanding Preterm Birth through the Inflammatory Response of Macrophages to Lipopolysaccharide 
Presenter
  • Varchita Alishetti, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Lakshmi Rajagopal, Pediatrics
  • Erica Boldenow, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites Designing, Constructing, and Launching a Single-Stage Supersonic Rocket
Presenters
  • Alexa Antalan, Sophomore, Mechanical Engineering, Seattle Central College
  • Tyler Scheffler, Sophomore, Computer Engineering, Seattle Central College
  • David Shay, Sophomore, Engineering, Seattle Central College NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • LinJie Fu,
  • Tri Luu, Junior, Computer Engineering, Seattle Central College
  • Shihao Song,
Mentors
  • Robert Winglee, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Michael Harrell, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Rebecca Hartzler, Earth & Space Sciences, Physics, Seattle Central College

Add to my favorites Controlling 4D Stem Cell Differentiation in Hydrogels using Site-Specifically Modified Growth Factors
Presenter
  • Gabrielle (Gabby) Benuska, Junior, Bioengineering NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Cole DeForest, Chemical Engineering
  • Jared Shadish, Chemical Engineering
  • Christopher Arakawa, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Pathology

Add to my favorites Gender Stereotypes in Video Games
Presenter
  • Kasey Boettcher, Senior, Sociology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Katherine Stovel, Sociology
  • Hedy Lee, Sociology

Add to my favorites Surface Exposure Dating of Missoula Flood Boulders and Glacial Erratics with Cosmogenic Isotopes
Presenter
  • Christopher (Chris) Bowman, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
Mentor
  • John Stone, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Chestnut Metals 
Presenter
  • Ryan Brisbin, Senior, Criminal Justice (Tacoma Campus)
Mentors
  • Erica Cline, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)
  • Jenise Bauman, Environmental Science, Western Washington University

Add to my favorites Microelmulsion Formation of Nanoparticles for the Delivery of Ciprofloxacin
Presenter
  • Fiona Brown, Senior, Bioen: Nanoscience & Molecular Engr
Mentor
  • Anthony Convertine, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Entrenched Inequality: Determinants of Poor Nutritional Status in Somali Refugee and Immigrant Children Living in King County
Presenter
  • Signe Burchim, Senior, Political Science, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentor
  • Bettina Shell-Duncan, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Developing a Method to Study Optimized Cysteine Knotted Peptides (Optides) in Plasma
Presenter
  • Skyler Burke, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jim Olson, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites Identifying Iron Oxides and Sulfides to Track the Provenance of Bengal Fan Sediments
Presenter
  • Aaron Burr, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Peter Selkin, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites New Mammalian Fossils from the Early Paleocene (Puercan 1) of Montana with Implications of Early Mammalian Evolution Following the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) Mass Extinction Event  
Presenter
  • Hannah Burson, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology

Add to my favorites Optimization of Polymer Active Layer for Use in Ultraviolet Photodetectors
Presenter
  • Max Calcagno, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentors
  • Qiuming Yu, Chemical Engineering
  • Monica Esopi, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites A Feasibility Study of Implementing a Collisional-Radiative Helium-1 Model for Electron Density and Temperature Diagnostics on the HIT-SI3 Experiment
Presenter
  • Rian Chandra, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Engineering & Physical) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Aaron Hossack, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites Monitoring Plastic Debris in Marine Sediments in Puget Sound: Premilinary Study
Presenters
  • Ren-Chieh (Roger) Chang, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
  • Ashley Fowler, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • Julie Masura, Environmental Science
  • Cheryl Greengrove, Environmental Science

Add to my favorites Sorting it out: Isolating Glutamatergic Synapses from Conventional Synaptosome Preparations
Presenter
  • Andrew Chara, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Stephen Smith, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites Ontogeny and Chemical Regulation of HNF4α in Mouse Liver by CAR
Presenter
  • Elaine Chen, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Julia Cui, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Sunny Lihua Cheng, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites SURE-EH Traffic Pollution in the Bay Area: Oakland City Region
Presenter
  • Felicia T. (Felicia) Chiang, Junior, Human Centered Design & Engineering
Mentor
  • Edmund Seto, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Environmental Factors Influencing Larval Behavior in Drosophila suzukii
Presenters
  • Erica Lee (Erica) Christie, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
  • Jesse Chase, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Jeremy Davis, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Using Benthic Foraminifera to Monitor Anthropogenic Pollution in Elliott Bay, Puget Sound, Washington
Presenters
  • Kevin Cole, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Otto Wesley (Otto) Bisno, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
Mentors
  • Ruth Martin, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Elizabeth Nesbitt, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Treatment Accessibility for Co-Infected Intravenous Drug Users in China: A Likelihood for HIV, an Improbability for Hepatitis C
Presenter
  • Jessica Collins, Junior, International Studies
Mentors
  • Yuan Lu, International Political Economy Program, SIT Study Abroad/World Learning
  • Lin Duo, Epidemiology

Add to my favorites Response of Caenorhabditis elegans to Hydrogen Sulfide and Hydrogen Cyanide
Presenter
  • Corey Coombs, Senior, Biology (General), Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Joe Horsman, Biochemistry
  • Dana Miller, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Location-Based Confounding in Environmental Health
Presenter
  • Carmin Renee (Carmin) Covarrubias, Junior, Sociology
Mentor
  • Noah Simon, Biostatistics

Add to my favorites Youth on the Margins: An Analysis of Youth Political Participation and Diversity in the United States
Presenter
  • Ashley Cowan, Sophomore, Political Science, International Studies, Shoreline Community College
Mentor
  • Terry Taylor, Political Science, Shoreline Community College

Add to my favorites Production of Valuable Compounds from Methane using Methonotrophic Bacteria as a Biocatalyst
Presenter
  • Madeline Dale, Senior, Microbiology
Mentor
  • Mitchell Pesesky, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Variations in Silicon Oxide Processing for Microscale MOS Capacitors
Presenter
  • Doc Daugherty, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentor
  • Michael Khbeis, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Synthesis and C-H Activation of Benzobisoxazole
Presenter
  • Quynh Do, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Christine Luscombe, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Dust as a Fuel for In-Space Electric Propulsion
Presenter
  • Brittney Dodson, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Robert Winglee, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Identifying the Role of Eve1 and Vent in Zebrafish Embryogenesis
Presenter
  • Alice Dong, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • David Kimelman, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Protein-Meditated Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles for siRNA Drug Delivery
Presenter
  • Hendrik Dorssers, Senior, Bioen: Nanoscience & Molecular Engr UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Xiaohu Gao, Bioengineering
  • Weibin Zhou, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Regulation of the Golgi SM Protein Sly1
Presenter
  • Mengtong (Tom) Duan, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Alexey Merz, Biochemistry, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Rachael Plemel, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Efficient Selection of Genetically Modified T Cells for Human Immunotherapy using Methotrexate
Presenter
  • Teresa Einhaus, Sophomore, Molecular Sciences, Bellevue College
Mentors
  • Gita Bangera, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Bellevue College
  • Bish Paul, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Perceptions and Prejudice of Regional Accents in France
Presenter
  • Adriana (Adi) Elliott, Senior, French Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Maya Smith, French and Italian Studies

Add to my favorites Eradicating Yaws: The Monkey Problem
Presenter
  • Chigozie Ezeonwu, Senior, Anthropology: Human Evolutionary Biology, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
Mentors
  • Lisa Jones-Engel, Anthropology
  • Amy Klegarth, Anthropology, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Add to my favorites MALDI-TOF MS Validation of Yeasts and Anaerobes
Presenter
  • Hailey Flynn, Senior, Medical Laboratory Science
Mentor
  • Evan Sylvester, Laboratory Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Add to my favorites Comparing the Hydrolysis Mechanisms of Thioesters and Oxoesters using Kinetic Isotope Effects
Presenter
  • Xin Gao, Senior, Chemistry (Bothell)
Mentor
  • Lori Robins, Science and Technology (Bothell Campus)

Add to my favorites Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Wildland Firefighters
Presenter
  • Niloufar Ghodsian, Junior, Environmental Health
Mentor
  • Michael Paulsen, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Engineering Resorbable Gelatin Hydrogels with Tunable Degradation Rate and Mechanical Properties as Pro-healing Vascular Graft Sealant
Presenter
  • Melissa C. (Melissa) Gile, Senior, Chemical Engineering UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Buddy Ratner, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering
  • Le Zhen, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Measuring the Wellbeing of Immigrants in Undocumented Communities in the United States  
Presenter
  • Claudia Godina, Senior, Sociology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Hedy Lee, Sociology
  • Kyle Crowder, Sociology

Add to my favorites Performing Blackness: How Traditional Black Stereotypes Become Modernized through the Kardashians
Presenter
  • Gabrielle Gore, Senior, English (Creative Writing), Communication UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ralina Joseph, Communication

Add to my favorites Environmental Screening of Poliovirus using Reverse Transcriptase Recombinase Polymerase Amplification
Presenter
  • Daysha Gunther, Junior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentors
  • John Scott Meschke, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Nicola Beck, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Memory and Conflict: World War II Arises in French Intellectual Debates of the Algerian War
Presenter
  • Kelsie Clarice (Kelsie) Haakenson, Senior, History, Computer Science UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Lynn Thomas, History
  • Raymond Jonas, History

Add to my favorites Calcium-41: Pursuing a New Standard in Cosmogenic Nuclide Dating
Presenter
  • John Hamilton, Fifth Year, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • John Stone, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Molecular Phenotyping of Cell-Derived Microparticles by Silicon Photonic Biosensors
Presenter
  • Gina Hansen, Senior, Bioengineering Goldwater Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Daniel Ratner, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Thermal Properties of Icy Regolith on Mars and Other Airless Bodies
Presenter
  • Trevor Hedges, Sophomore, Aeronautics & Astronautics Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Stephen Wood, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Doping Colloidal Poly(3-hexlythiophene) Nanofibers in Non-Aqueous Solution
Presenter
  • Miguel Brian (Miguel) Hernandez, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentors
  • Lilo Pozzo, Chemical Engineering
  • Greg Newbloom, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Low-Cost Flexible Three-dimensionally Printed Insoles with Embedded Sensors
Presenter
  • Jesse Hernandez, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Santosh Devasia, Mechanical Engineering
  • Jonathan Realmuto, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Europa Ice Pentrator
Presenter
  • Carlos A. (Carlos) Herrera, Senior, Mechanical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Robert Winglee, Earth & Space Sciences
  • Tessa Robinson, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites Investigation of a Novel Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Treatment
Presenter
  • Andrew Hinkle, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Anne Stevens, Pediatrics

Add to my favorites CD43 Glycoprotein Modifies Macrophage Innate Immune Response to Tuberculosis
Presenter
  • Michelle Hong, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Thomas Hawn, Medicine
  • Monica Campo Patino, Medicine

Add to my favorites Learning Outcomes of College and High School Student Writing: Do They Align?
Presenter
  • Mitchell Glen (Mitch) Hostetter, Senior, English Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Gary Handwerk, Comparative Literature

Add to my favorites Sequencing and Analyzing Psuedomonas fluorescens strain L5.1-96 Genome Segments and Unique Protein
Presenter
  • Anahit Hovhannisyan, Recent Graduate, Herbal Science, Bellevue College
Mentor
  • Gita Bangera, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Bellevue College

Add to my favorites Cardiovascular Implications of Changes in Human Retinal Arterioles in Response to Traffic-Related Air Pollutants
Presenter
  • Charlene Hsia, Senior, Environmental Health UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Joel Kaufman, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Development of a PDMS Device for 3D Cell Culture to Mimic the Biliary Tree as a Phantom for Multimodal Scanning Fiber Endoscope Detection of Cholangiocarcinoma
Presenter
  • Lee-Yang (Leon) Hsieh, Senior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Eric Seibel, Mechanical Engineering
  • Vivian Hou, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites The Role of Translesion Synthesis Polymerases at Replication-Transcription Conflicts
Presenter
  • Chris Hsu, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentors
  • Houra Merrikh, Microbiology
  • Patrick Nugent, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Validation of Antithrombin III Antigen Assay for use on the Stago® STA Compact Analyzer
Presenter
  • Shy-Ya (Serena) Hu, Senior, Medical Laboratory Science
Mentor
  • Anne McTee, Laboratory Medicine

Add to my favorites Systemic Immune Activation during Contraception use in HIV Seropositive and Seronegative Kenyan Women
Presenter
  • Nathaniel (Nathan) Hwang, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Alison Roxby, Global Health, Medicine
  • Stephen De Rosa, Laboratory Medicine
  • Eric Muriuki, Infectious Diseases, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nairobi
  • Gabriela Diaz, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Characterization of Human Kidney Organoids by Immunofluorescence
Presenter
  • Laura Islas, Freshman, Pre Engineering
Mentors
  • Benjamin Freedman, Medicine
  • Stefan Czerniecki, Medicine
  • Nelly Cruz, Medicine

Add to my favorites Detection of Changes in Seismic Velocity Prior to the 2009 Eruption of Redbout Volcano, Alaska
Presenter
  • Catherine Jeffries, Fifth Year, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
Mentor
  • Alicia Hotovec-Ellis, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Can Ectomycorrhizal Inoculation of Abies Grandis Impact Conifer Seedling Survival at the Elwha Dam Removal Restoration Site?
Presenters
  • Elling (Holly) Jessup, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management Mary Gates Scholar
  • Bao Tran, Senior, Biology (General) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Erica Cline, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Historical Abundance of the Harmful Dinoflagellate Alexandrium in a Sediment Core from Quartermaster Harbor, Puget Sound, Washington
Presenter
  • Alison-Marie (Alison) Johnson, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • Julie Masura, Environmental Science (Tacoma Campus)
  • Cheryl Greengrove, Environmental Science (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Measuring Tritium Levels with a Gas Flow Proportional Counter
Presenter
  • Matthew (Matt) Kallander, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
Mentors
  • R.G. Hamish Robertson, Physics
  • Diana Parno, Physics

Add to my favorites The Transcription Factor c-Maf is a Key Mediator of Microglial Inflammatory Functions
Presenter
  • John Kang, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Gwenn Garden, Neurology
  • Wei Su, Neurology

Add to my favorites Evidence of Methanol as the Key Methane-Derived Carbon Metabolite Enabling Co-Culture Formation between Methanotrophs and Non-Methanotrophic Methylotrophs
Presenter
  • Yasodara Karunaratne, Senior, Microbiology
Mentor
  • Sascha Krause, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Predicting Biacetabular Breadth from Bitrochanteric or Bicristale Breadth in Human Males and Females
Presenter
  • Aviva Katz, Senior, Anthropology: Human Evolutionary Biology
Mentor
  • Patricia Kramer, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Effects of Social Media Participation on Disordered Eating Patterns, Habits, and Attitudes
Presenter
  • Crystal Kim, Senior, Sociology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Emilio Zagheni, Sociology
  • Hedy Lee, Sociology

Add to my favorites High-Powered Three Stage Ignition Cluster Rocket with Electromagnetic Model Analysis
Presenters
  • Angela Kimber, Junior, Chemical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Zachary Pohaipuni (Zack) Dela Cruz, Junior, Electrical Engineering
  • William B. (Bill) Flanigan, Graduate, Urban Design & Planning
  • Jesse Wayne (Jesse) Evans, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
  • Daniel Hsu, Junior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
Mentor
  • Robert Winglee, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Effect of MnO2 Crystal Structure on the Electrochemical Performance of Zn/MnO2 Batteries
Presenter
  • Kyle Daniel (Kyle) Klein, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Jihui Yang, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Yun Li, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Molecular Analysis of Photoperiodic Flowering in Arabidopsis thaliana
Presenter
  • Dianne Laboy, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Akane Kubota, Biology

Add to my favorites Improving SUMO: Making a Powerful Biotechnical Tool for Protein Expression Even Better
Presenters
  • Yue (Kara) Lau, Junior, Pre-Sciences
  • Tessa Howard, Senior, Public Health-Global Health UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Christopher Bahl, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Neonatal Exposure to PXR and CAR Activators Permanently Altered the Expression of Distinct Drug-Processing Genes in Adult Mouse Intestine
Presenter
  • Soowan (SooWan) Lee, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Julia Cui, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Cindy Yanfei Li, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Organotypic Modeling Platform for Identifying Adverse Responses in Testicular Development
Presenters
  • Junghyun (Ellen) Lee, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Sarah H Park, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Elaine Faustman, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Sungwoo Hong, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Carly Wilder, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Movement of the Redbluff Landslide using InSAR and LiDAR Data Sets
Presenter
  • Zi (Zi Xian) Leong, Senior, Earth & Space Sciences (Physics) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • David Schmidt, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Redesigning mPOWEr's Aesthetic 
Presenter
  • Natalie Lew, Senior, Design: Interaction Design, Philosophy CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Heather Evans, Surgery
  • Bill Lober, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems

Add to my favorites Non-Invasive Optical Imaging Assessment of the Severity of Diabetic Retinopathy in Patients
Presenter
  • Jason Lin, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Ruikang Wang, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Decaf Style: Selective Caffeine Adsorption
Presenter
  • Yu-Liang (Andy) Liu, Senior, Chemical Engr: Nanosci & Molecular Engr
Mentor
  • Lilo Pozzo, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites L-selectin, CXCR-4 and VLA-4 Expression and Function Influence Chemotherapy Sensitivity in AML
Presenter
  • Yifan Lu, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Pamela Becker, Medicine

Add to my favorites Identification of Peptide Targeting Ligands for Cancer Immunotherapy by Phage Display Technology
Presenter
  • Emi Lutz, Senior, Bioengineering Amgen Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Suzie Pun, Bioengineering
  • Brynn Olden, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Examination of the Roles of Pbx Factors in Heart Development and Congenital Heart Defects using Zebrafish Genome Engineering
Presenter
  • Kavya Magham, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Lisa Maves, Pediatrics
  • Gist H. Farr, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites A Geographical Analysis of Nutritional Program Coverage and Populations at Risk of Food Insecurity in Seattle
Presenters
  • Kaitlin Maguire, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Ernie Tao, Senior, Political Science, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Lucy Jarosz, Geography

Add to my favorites Novel Platform for Drug Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Presenter
  • Bailey Marshall, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • David Sherman, Global Health, Pathobiology, Center for Infectious Disease Research
  • Kyle Minch, Global Health, Center for Infectious Disease Research

Add to my favorites Improving the Molecular Binding Kinetics of ELISA Assays through Rotational Stimulation
Presenter
  • Drew Matsuura, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Xiaohu Gao, Bioengineering
  • Junwei Li, Bioengineering, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Yellowstone in Our Backyard: Tracing the Influence of a Mantle Plume
Presenter
  • Linnea Elizabeth (Linnea) Mc Cann, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Bruce Nelson, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Impact of Parkinson-Like Dopamine Depletion on Striatal Cholinergic Gene Expression
Presenter
  • Jonathan (Jon) McKinley, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Nigel Bamford, Neurology

Add to my favorites Exposure: A 3D Interactive Narrative for Creating Empathy for People Experiencing Homelessness
Presenters
  • Perry Meas, Senior, Human Ctr Des & Engr: Human-Computer Int, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • David Han, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Luc Johnson, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Memie Huang, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentor
  • David Hendry, The Information School

Add to my favorites Testing the Relationship between River Drainage Patterns and Active Faulting in New Zealand using a Geographic Information System (GIS)
Presenter
  • Katherine Midkiff, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
Mentor
  • Alison Duvall, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Metallization Techniques for Thin-Film Organic Photovoltaic Cells
Presenter
  • Wyatt Moore, Senior, Electrical Engineering (Bothell)
Mentor
  • Seungkeun Choi, Engineering

Add to my favorites A Behavioral Screen for Nociceptive Genes
Presenter
  • Dylan Benjamin (Dylan) Moore, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, Innovations in Pain Research Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ajay Dhaka, Biological Structure

Add to my favorites Alternative Flow Battery Membranes
Presenter
  • Anthony William (Anthony) Moretti, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentors
  • Lilo Pozzo, Chemical Engineering
  • Greg Newbloom, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites One-Day ChIP-seq Protocol for Low Number of Cells
Presenter
  • Jennifer (Jen) Morgan, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • David Hawkins, Genome Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Cristina Valensisi, Medicine

Add to my favorites Dental Cancer in a 260 Million Year Old Mammal-Like Reptile and Its Implications in Modern Medicine
Presenter
  • Larry Mose, Senior, Biology (General), Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Christian Sidor, Biology, Burke Museum
  • Megan Whitney, Biology

Add to my favorites KSHV Modulates the Expression of Genes Involved in Peroxisome Biogenesis
Presenter
  • Yashmira (Mira) Naidoo, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology

Add to my favorites The Non-Psychoactive Cannabis Ingredient Cannabidiol Kills Glioblastoma Multiforme Cell Lines
Presenter
  • Lindsay Ng, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Nephi Stella, Pharmacology
  • Liting Deng, Pharmacology

Add to my favorites Royal Jelly: The Epigenetic Key between Royalty and Serfdom
Presenter
  • Antoinette Ngo, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • David Hawkins, Genome Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Stephanie Battle, Genome Sciences
  • Enna Hun, Medicine

Add to my favorites Method Validation of Iohexol by High Performance Liquid Chromatography to Determine Glomerular Filtration Rate
Presenter
  • Alya Nguyen, Senior, Medical Laboratory Science
Mentors
  • Jane Dickerson, Laboratory Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Kathy Dugaw, Laboratory Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital

Add to my favorites Computational Design of de novo Cyclic Protein Homooligomers
Presenter
  • Vanessa Nguyen, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • George Ueda, Biochemistry
  • Jorge Fallas, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Experimental Study of the Instability Mechanisms and Bubble Growth due to Explosive Boiling
Presenter
  • Thao Nguyen, Senior, Chemical Engr: Nanosci & Molecular Engr, Chemistry
Mentors
  • James Hermanson, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Brian Monson, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites Visible Light Reflectance as a Paleoclimate Proxy in the Last Glacial Sediments from the Bay of Bengal
Presenter
  • April O'donnell, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentor
  • Peter Selkin, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Protocol Design for Deoxyadenosine-Triphosphate Quantification in Cardiac Tissue
Presenter
  • Sigurast (Soley) Olafsson, Senior, Bioengineering Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Michael Regnier, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Orbital Mechanics of CubeSat Propelled via Pulsed Plasma Thruster in and beyond Low-Earth Orbit
Presenters
  • David Andrew (David) Olson, Fifth Year, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
  • Tyler Valentine, Junior, Astronomy, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Earth & Space Sciences (Physics) NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Robert Winglee, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Examining the Relationship between Pregnancy-Related Immunosuppression and TB Susceptibility in the Macaque Biomedical Model
Presenters
  • Alaina M Olson, Junior, Biology (General)
  • Razaliya (Rose) Gabidullina, Junior, Anthropology: Human Evolutionary Biology
Mentors
  • Lisa Jones-Engel, Anthropology
  • Amy Klegarth, Anthropology, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Add to my favorites Investigating Vegetation Changes in Northern Australia during the Late Pleistocene to Holocene
Presenter
  • Mara Page, Senior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Ben Marwick, Anthropology
  • Katharine Huntington, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Characterizing the Genetic Complexity of Hybrid Sterility
Presenter
  • Meenakshi (Meena) Palanisamy, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Michael Ailion, Biochemistry
  • Piero Lamelza, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Add to my favorites Examining the Activation of c-Jun N-terminal Kinase (JNK) during the Development of Chronic Epilepsy 
Presenter
  • Amisha Parikh, Senior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Nicholas Poolos, Neurology

Add to my favorites Evaluation of Acetamiprid and Metabolites in Urine Samples Collected from Pesticide Handlers
Presenter
  • Christine Perez Delgado, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentors
  • Richard Fenske, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Jane Pouzou, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Edward Kasner, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Reducible Comb-Like Polymers for Gene Delivery
Presenter
  • Binhan Pham, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Suzie Pun, Bioengineering
  • Kevin Tan, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites The Role of CLCA in Lymphangiogenesis
Presenter
  • Tristan Pham, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Alanna Ruddell, Comparative Medicine

Add to my favorites Generation of Induced-Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cells as a Model for the Study of Polycystic Kidney Disease
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  • Kezia Philip, Junior, Pre Engineering
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  • Benjamin Freedman, Medicine
  • Nelly Cruz, Medicine

Add to my favorites Hunter Gatherer Red Ochre Use in the Ocean Bay 1 Period of Kodiak, Alaska 
Presenter
  • Kathryn Pruett, Junior, Anthropology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ben Fitzhugh, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Recruitment of Protein Kinase A to Transcriptionally Activated Latent HIV
Presenter
  • Nina Reese, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Karol Bomsztyk, Medicine

Add to my favorites Using CRISPR to Target the Steroidogenic Pathway  
Presenter
  • Luke Riggan, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Mick Nyquist, Human Biology

Add to my favorites The Increase in Interdisciplinarity of Life Science Faculty Positions during Economic Instability
Presenter
  • Sabrina R. Sadler, Senior, Science, Technology, and Society (Bthll)
Mentor
  • Rebecca Price, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Bothell Campus)

Add to my favorites Does the Curvature of the Lumbar Spine Vary among Long-Term Dancers?
Presenter
  • Hannah Scheel, Junior, Anthropology: Human Evolutionary Biology
Mentors
  • Patricia Kramer, Anthropology
  • Steven Lautzenheiser, Anthropology

Add to my favorites Mechanisms of IpaH4.5, a Bacterial E3 Ubiquitin Ligase
Presenter
  • Thomas Schweppe, Senior, Biochemistry, English
Mentors
  • Peter Brzovic, Biochemistry
  • Matthew Cook, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites High Velocity Impact Analysis of Two-Stage Penetrator Probe  
Presenter
  • Ryunosuke (Rick) Shibata, Senior, Mechanical Engineering, Economics UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Robert Winglee, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Effect of PC61BM Addition on P3HT Nanowire Formation
Presenter
  • Josef (Sergio) Simanjuntak, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Christine Luscombe, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Characterizing PICK1 in Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenters
  • Samuel (Sam) Skavaril, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Madhuri Kasa, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Michael Ailion, Biochemistry
  • Jill Hoyt, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites A Computational Model for a Global Health Anesthetic Vaporizer
Presenter
  • Kaleb Smith, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Wendy Thomas, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Greenland Paleo-Temperature Reconstruction Project
Presenter
  • Austin Steele, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences (Environmental)
Mentor
  • Spruce Schoenemann, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Quantifying the Extent of Microglial Cell Proliferation Following Ischemic Preconditioning   
Presenter
  • James (J.J.) Strosnider, Senior, Neurobiology, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jonathan Weinstein, Neurology

Add to my favorites A Comparison of the Absolute Poverty Measurements in United States Welfare Policies and the Relative Poverty Measurements of the European Union
Presenter
  • Mason Struna, Senior, Geography UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Sarah Elwood, Geography

Add to my favorites An Application Programming Interface for TEI-XML Documents
Presenters
  • Christopher (Chris) Sumption, Senior, Informatics
  • Guiyan Bai, Senior, Informatics
  • Michael Andrea, Junior, Informatics (Information Architecture)
Mentor
  • Juan-Carlos Chavez, The Information School, Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

Add to my favorites Where Do the Women Go: The Leaky Pipeline between Female Journalism Graduates and Female Journalists
Presenter
  • Grace Swanson, Senior, Communication (Journalism) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Randal Beam, Communication

Add to my favorites The Impact of Polymer Size and Architecture on Tumor Penetration
Presenter
  • Nicholas (Nick) Tan, Senior, Bioengineering, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Suzie Pun, Bioengineering
  • Christine Wang, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Characterization of a Plasma Photonic Crystal using Multi-Fluid Simulations  
Presenter
  • Whitney Thomas, Non-Matriculated, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Washington
Mentor
  • Uri Shumlak, Aeronautics & Astronautics

Add to my favorites Fractal Kinetics to Model Ethanol Production from Lignocellulose
Presenter
  • Carina Tran, Junior, Pre Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Graham Allan, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Engineering a Restacked MoS2-polymer Composite as Li-ion Battery Anode Material for Improved Capacity and Cycle-Life
Presenter
  • Laura Tran, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Jessica Tjalsma, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Jihui Yang, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Stress and Health among Unionized and Non-Unionized Low-Wage Workers in Seattle
Presenter
  • Vy Nguyen (Vy) Tran, Senior, Environmental Health Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Noah Seixas, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Using Computer Simulations to Discover Molecular Mechanisms of Insulin Degradation and Stability
Presenter
  • Achombom (Jude) Tunyi, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Jim Pfaendtner, Chemical Engineering

Add to my favorites Effect of Hypoxia on p27Kip1(p27) Knockout Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotypes
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  • Sanjit (Sunny) Uppal, Non-Matriculated, , University of Washington
Mentor
  • Gale Tang, Surgery, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Add to my favorites Preliminary Investigation of Vertebrate Faunas across the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary in India
Presenters
  • Aneesha Usman, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Parth Patel, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Gregory Wilson, Biology

Add to my favorites Investigation of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Mechanisms
Presenter
  • Michael Vaschillo, Freshman, Pre-Major, UW Bothell Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
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  • Marsha Bates, Psychology, Rutgers University

Add to my favorites Non-Voter Attitudes and Opinions on Political Engagement
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  • Laura Vawter, Senior, Sociology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Sarah Quinn, Sociology

Add to my favorites A Mechanically Controlled Wet-Adhesive
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  • Juan Vizcarra, Senior, Bioengineering UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Wendy Thomas, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Effects of Varied Thermal Conductivity on Modeled Firn Densification.
Presenter
  • Huong Vo, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Physics: Comprehensive Physics Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Edwin Waddington, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Heavy Metals Uptake in Edible Mushrooms along the West Coast from California to Northern Vancouver Island
Presenter
  • Nicholas Vradenburg, Senior, Environmental Studies (Bothell)
Mentor
  • Erica Cline, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Planetary Ground Ice Properties and Morphology
Presenter
  • Aislynn Wallach, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Stephen Wood, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites The NFL and the "NO MORE Domestic Violence" Campaign: A Public Service Announcement Study
Presenter
  • Ashley Janine (Ashley) Walls, Senior, Communication (Journalism) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ralina Joseph, Communication

Add to my favorites Development of Methodological Approaches for Usage and Application of Computational Fluid Dynamic in Fields of Science and Engineering
Presenters
  • Tianqi Wang, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
  • Scout Danger Heck, Junior, Civil Engineering
Mentors
  • Amir Javaherchi Mozafari, Mechanical Engineering
  • Alberto Aliseda, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Aiding Clinicians in 3D Pathology by Bridging the Color Space between Traditional 2D Microscope Slides and 3D Reconstructions of Tissue Biopsies for Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis
Presenter
  • Roujia Wang, Senior, Bioengineering UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Eric Seibel, Mechanical Engineering
  • Ronnie Das, Mechanical Engineering

Add to my favorites Inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus Protein A Expression by Nitric Oxide
Presenter
  • Helen Warheit-Niemi, Senior, Microbiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Ferric Fang, Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology
  • Rodolfo Urbano, Microbiology

Add to my favorites The Effect of Grain Size on the Ionic Conductivity and Interfacial Resistance of Garnet Li7La3Zr2O12 Li-ion Conductor
Presenter
  • Wenzeng (Vincent) Wei, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Jihui Yang, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Shanyu Wang, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Mechanism of Horizontal Gene Transfer 
Presenter
  • Kathryn Willebrand, Sophomore, Microbiology
Mentor
  • Beth Traxler, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Optimization of Biospecimen Preparation for Epigenetic Analysis
Presenter
  • Angela Wong, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Karol Bomsztyk, Medicine

Add to my favorites Structure Design and Analysis for Cube Satellite
Presenters
  • Jiasheng (Stanley) Xie, Senior, Physics: Applied Physics
  • Daniel Hsu, Junior, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
  • Nicolas Photis Mavriplis, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • Robert Winglee, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Microparticle Detection using an Upgraded Flow Cytometer
Presenter
  • Rinnie Yang, Senior, Medical Laboratory Science
Mentor
  • Wayne Chandler, Laboratory Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital

Add to my favorites Effect of Motion on Recognition of Partially Occluded Shapes
Presenter
  • Polina Zamarashkina, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences)
Mentors
  • Anitha Pasupathy, Biological Structure
  • Dina Popovkina, Biological Structure