Poster Session 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to my favorites Zebra Finch Song Analysis as a Precursor to Understanding Modulation of Variability in Trial-and-Error Learning
Presenter
  • Elliott Abe, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Adrienne Fairhall, Physiology & Biophysics

Add to my favorites Analyzing Campus Unrest during the Fall of 2015
Presenter
  • Abdulla Almheiri, Junior, Political Science (Political Economy)
Mentor
  • Kirstine Taylor, Political Science

Add to my favorites Function of the Fenestrations Found in the Skull of Lagomorphs
Presenter
  • Joshua (Josh) Alumbaugh, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Susan Herring, Orthodontics

Add to my favorites Who You Callin’ Ugly? Changing Consumer Perceptions of Imperfect Produce
Presenter
  • Alejandra (Allie) Andrade, Senior, Environmental Studies, Community, Environment, & Planning
Mentor
  • Christopher Campbell, Urban Design & Planning

Add to my favorites Electrophysiological Responses of Calliphorid Flies to Antennal Stimulation by Sarracenia Pitcher Plant Volatiles
Presenters
  • Kyle Aoki, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Stephanie W (Stephanie) Huang, Junior, International Studies: Asia
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
  • Winnie Ho, Biology

Add to my favorites Heesch Numbers of Hexagons with Matching Rules
Presenter
  • Morgan Ascanio, Senior, Mathematics (Bothell Campus)
Mentor
  • Casey Mann, Mathematics

Add to my favorites Characterization of Flavin Containing Monooxygenases in Caenorhabditis elegans
Presenter
  • Daniela Ayon Moreno, Junior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Ryan Rossner, Pathology

Add to my favorites FT Expression in Arabidopsis Increases in cdf and tpl-1 Mutants over Time
Presenter
  • Yashkarn Bains, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Microbiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Greg Golembeski, Biology
  • Takato Imaizumi, Biology

Add to my favorites Design of a Microwave Resonator for Use with Diamond Magnetometry
Presenter
  • Kelsey Bates, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Mathematics (Comprehensive)
Mentors
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Physics
  • Edward Kleinsasser, Physics

Add to my favorites Incidence of Dementia Subtypes in a Community-Based Prospective Cohort Study: The Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) Study
Presenters
  • Julianna (Julia) Bauman, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Mackenzie Moore, Junior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentor
  • Paul Crane, Medicine

Add to my favorites Temperature and Oxygen Dependent Effects on C. elegans Development
Presenter
  • Rohan Bhat, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Jason Pitt, Pathology

Add to my favorites Factors Modifying Longitudinal Change in White Matter Tract Integrity in Healthy Midlife and Older Adults
Presenter
  • Alisa Billig, Senior, Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Sherry Willis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Volitional Control of Local Field Potential Oscillations in the Prefrontal Cortex for Brain-Computer Interface Applications
Presenter
  • Camille Birch, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Eberhard Fetz, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Tyler Libey, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Prenatal and Perinatal Conditions as Potential Risk Factors of ASD
Presenter
  • Eva Ricarda (Ricarda) Bothe, Junior, Exchange - Arts & Sciences
Mentors
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Anna Kresse, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites The Influence of Visual and Acoustic Stimuli on the Mobbing Behavior of Crows
Presenter
  • Kate Bouchard, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management (Wildlife Conservation)
Mentor
  • Renee Ha, Psychology

Add to my favorites Tooth Whitening Lozenge: Peptide-Based Teeth Remineralization and Whitening
Presenters
  • Allegra Branch, Junior, Mechanical Engineering
  • Aashna Abrol, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Mehmet Sarikaya, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Deniz Tanil Yucesoy, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Sami Dogan, Dentistry
  • Hanson Fong, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Olympia Oyster (Ostrea lurida) Larval Abundance from Two Bays in Puget Sound
Presenter
  • Axton Bullock, Junior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • Bonnie Becker, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)
  • Megan Hintz, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Development of an In Vitro Tissue Engineering Approach for Modeling Cardiac Ischemia
Presenter
  • Daniel (Danny) Burnham, Senior, Neurobiology, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Charles Murry, Bioengineering, Medicine, Pathology
  • Kaytlyn Gerbin, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Investigating Protein Stability’s Effect on Influenza Evolution
Presenter
  • Charlton Callender, Senior, Microbiology, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Biological & Life Sciences) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Trevor Bedford, Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Relationship between Frequency of Dental Radiographic Prescriptions and Dental Health
Presenter
  • Belle Chen, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Peggy Lee, Oral Medicine

Add to my favorites Compliance Sensing for Biomedical Wearable Devices 
Presenter
  • Courtney Chheng, Senior, Electrical Engineering
Mentor
  • Denise Wilson, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Electrochemical Deposition (ECD) of High-Performance Chip-to-Chip Interconnect
Presenter
  • Amy Chiu, Junior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentor
  • Michael Khbeis, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites The Effect of Social Media on Risky Sexual Behaviors
Presenter
  • Judith Chou, Senior, Psychology, Interdisciplinary Visual Arts
Mentors
  • Dana Litt, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Melissa Lewis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Mitigating Spectral Instability in Solid-State Defects for Quantum Information Processing
Presenter
  • Ian Christen, Senior, Mathematics (Comprehensive), Physics: Comprehensive Physics Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics

Add to my favorites Are Individual Differences in Heat Production during Nitrous Oxide-Induced Hypothermia Correlated with Heat Production during a Cold Challenge?
Presenters
  • Andreas Cimpan, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Dragana Markanovic-Gaston, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentors
  • Salwa Al-Noori, Oral Health Sciences
  • Douglas Ramsay, Oral Health Sciences
  • Karl Kaiyala, Dentistry

Add to my favorites The Undocumented Immigration Exodus
Presenter
  • Lane Covington, Junior, Political Science
Mentors
  • Rebecca Thorpe, Political Science
  • Hannah Walker, Political Science

Add to my favorites Some Relief From Grief: A Qualitative Study of Child and Caregiver Reactions to Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Kenya and Tanzania
Presenters
  • Shanon L (Shanon) Cox, Senior, Psychology
  • Khalil Somani, Junior, Psychology, Human Centered Design & Engineering
Mentors
  • Shannon Dorsey, Psychology
  • Leah Lucid, Psychology

Add to my favorites Investigating Replication Stress in the Highly Repetitive rDNA Region in Budding Yeast
Presenter
  • Mackenzie Croy, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Bonita Brewer, Genome Sciences
  • Joseph Sanchez, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Add to my favorites Utilizing ND2 Mutation in Drosophila as a Model for Leigh Syndrome  
Presenters
  • Emmanuel Cuevas, Senior, Biology (Physiology) UW Honors Program
  • Natalie Pearlman, Sophomore, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Adrienne Wang, Pathology

Add to my favorites Seasonal Variation of Nitrates, Ammonia, and Nitrites in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Nora Cyra, Freshman, International Relations, Everett Community College
  • Natasha Wilson, Freshman, Engineering, Everett Community College
  • Tabytha Murphy, Freshman, Anthropology/Biology , Everett Community College
  • Elise Treit, Freshman, undecided, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Determining the Genetic Mechanisms of Cell Aggregation in Evolved Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae 
Presenter
  • Kolena Dang, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Maitreya Dunham, Genome Sciences
  • Elyse Hope, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Are Different Methods of Marijuana Consumption Associated with Perceived Physical, Psychological, Emotional, and Cognitive Risk among Young Adults?
Presenters
  • Krista Dashtestani, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
  • Katie Wicklander, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Mary Larimer, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
  • Jason Kilmer, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Frank Schwebel, Psychology

Add to my favorites Development of a Remotely-Operated Vehicle for Georeferenced Underwater Imaging
Presenters
  • Philip (Phil) David, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • Kevin Fukuhara, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • Kyle Lashbrook, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • Shruti Misra, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • William Thing, Senior, Electrical Engineering
Mentors
  • Payman Arabshahi, Electrical Engineering
  • John Sahr, Electrical Engineering
  • Miles Logsdon, Oceanography
  • Nirav Desai, Engineering, SIG

Add to my favorites Toxicity of Imidacloprid to Ghost Shrimp: Implications for the Control of Burrowing Shrimp in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor, Washington
Presenters
  • Kelly Deforest, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management
  • Bonnie Henwood, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
  • Lisa Bloch, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Bryan Briones Ortiz, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar
  • Grace Crandall, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Amanda Delaney, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Ariel Delos Santos, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Community, Environment, & Planning
Mentors
  • Christian Grue, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Lisa Crosson, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites Resting State EEG Alpha Wave Power in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Reilly Dever, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Comparing RNA Extraction Methods: Does Use of a Focused-Ultrasonicator Improve RNA Yield or Quality?
Presenter
  • Thanh Thanh Trinh (Sarah) Dinh, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Cecilia Yeung, Pathology

Add to my favorites Harmonic Representation and Cochlear Implants
Presenter
  • David Dolengewicz, Fifth Year, Electrical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Les Atlas, Electrical Engineering
  • Tyler Ganter, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites The Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance and Collateral Sensitivity in Escherichia coli
Presenters
  • Elsha Eggink, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • Homma Khosroyani, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology
  • Peter Conlin, Biology

Add to my favorites Spatial Variation of Nutrients in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Alena Eldridge, Freshman, Marine Science, Everett Community College
  • Kyler Braathen, Freshman, undecided, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Excitons in Two-Dimensional MoSe2–h-BN–WSe2 Heterostructures
Presenter
  • Jon Floyd (Jon) Ell, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Xiaodong Xu, Materials Science & Engineering, Physics
  • Pasqual Rivera, Physics

Add to my favorites Anisotropic Ratchet Conveyors for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Presenter
  • Ana Gomez, Junior, Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Hal Holmes, Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering
  • Karl F. Bohringer, Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Olympia Oysters, Connectivity, and LASERS
Presenter
  • Jennifer (Jenn) Gonzaga, Junior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma
Mentors
  • Bonnie Becker, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)
  • Megan Hintz, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Add to my favorites A cis-element Cluster Dictates Photoperiod Sensitivity at the CONSTANS Promoter in Arabidopsis
Presenter
  • Evan Groover, Senior, Biology (Plant) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Greg Golembeski, Biology
  • Takato Imaizumi, Biology

Add to my favorites Interaction Between Astroglial Mortalin and α-Synuclein: A Potential Interaction Involved in the Pathogenesis of Parkinson’s Disease and Manganese-Induced Parkinsonism
Presenter
  • Dakota Hammrich, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Tessandra Stewart, Pathology, Pathology

Add to my favorites Self-Mixed, Reagent-Preloaded, Disposable Device for Fast and Simplified Molecular Assay Mixture Preparation
Presenter
  • Nikki Higa, Junior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Barry Lutz, Bioengineering
  • Nuttada Panpradist, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Mercury and Lead Concentration in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Paige Hirata, Freshman, Kinesiology, Accounting, Nursing, Everett Community College
  • Maren Stratton, Freshman, Marine Biologist, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Phosphoproteomics Analysis of Rapamycin Treated Ndufs4 Gene Knockout Mice
Presenter
  • Heather Huang, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Takashi Ito, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites A Phase 1/2 Trial of G-SCF, Cladribine, Cytarabine, and Mitoxantrone (G-CLAM) in Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia to Assess the Representation of Treatment Populations in Clinical Trials
Presenter
  • Emily Huebner, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Roland Walter, Hematology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Anna Halpern, Hematology, Medicine, Oncology, University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Reserach Center

Add to my favorites Measuring NV Center Lifetimes with a Pulsed Laser
Presenter
  • Seth Hyra, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
Mentors
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics
  • Michael Gould, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Darkness and Brown Induction with a Checkerboard Configuration
Presenter
  • Hohjin Im, Senior, Psychology, Economics UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Steven L. Buck, Psychology
  • Joris Vincent, Psychology
  • Tanner DeLawyer, Psychology, Kochi University of Technology

Add to my favorites Mitochondrial Protective Peptide SS-31 Reverses Cardiac Aging in Mice
Presenter
  • Fendi Jan, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Ying Ann Chiao, Pathology
  • Peter Rabinovitch, Pathology

Add to my favorites Measuring T1 of Electrons Bound to Donor Impurities in ZnO Nanowires
Presenter
  • Cameron Johnson, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics

Add to my favorites Does the Administration of Higher-Titer Cytomegalovirus Immunoglobulin Enhance Cytomegalovirus-Specific Neutralizing Antibody Activity in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients?
Presenter
  • Laurel Joncas-Schronce, Senior, International Studies: Europe
Mentors
  • Margaret Green, Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Michael Boeckh, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine
  • Terry Stevens-Ayers, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division

Add to my favorites Characterization of Human Renal Extracellular Matrix for the Development of a Microphysiological Model of Human Kidney in vitro
Presenter
  • Eric Juang, Senior, Bioengineering UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ying Zheng, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Role of Post-Operative Radiation Therapy in Stage IA Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Limbs and Trunk
Presenters
  • Ilsa Juhlin, Junior, Mechanical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Maclean Cook, Junior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Upendra Parvathaneni, Radiation Oncology
  • Paul Nghiem, Medicine

Add to my favorites Enabling High Aspect Ratio through Silicon Vias using DRIE and Pulsed-CVD Deposition of TaN/Cu Barrier/Seed Layers
Presenter
  • Samantha Lynn (Samantha) Kang, Senior, Mechanical Engr: Nanoscience & Molecular
Mentor
  • Michael Khbeis, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Relationship between Severity and Intellectual Ability among Boys and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presenter
  • Ravneet Kaur, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites What Role has Racism Played in American Foreign Policy?
Presenter
  • Japneet (Jessica) Kaur, Senior, Political Science (Internatl Security)
Mentor
  • Jonathan Mercer, Political Science

Add to my favorites Identifying Essential Genes in Different Yeast Species under Varying Conditions
Presenter
  • Azhar Khandekar, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Monica Sanchez, Genome Sciences
  • Maitreya Dunham, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Creating a Teaching Module in Order to Understand Nucleic Acid Thermodynamics
Presenter
  • Jerusalem Kifelew, Senior, Bioengineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Barry Lutz, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Screen for Supplemental Drugs that Inhibit the mTOR Pathway
Presenters
  • Deborah Kim, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Socheata Thon, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Yanting (Blair) Zhao, Senior, Biochemistry McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology

Add to my favorites Snohomish River Discharge Influence on Heavy Metal Concentrations in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Dylan Krause, Freshman, Forensic Science, Everett Community College
  • Joe Ralph
Mentors
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites The Role of Xanthophores in Danio Pattern Development
Presenter
  • Rachel Krzeczowski, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • David Parichy, Biology
  • Jessica Spiewak, Biology

Add to my favorites Effectiveness of Pitcher Plant Volatiles on Trapping Preys
Presenter
  • Yu Chia Edward (Edward) Kuo, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Winnie Ho, Biology

Add to my favorites Identifying Genes that Can Compensate for Chronically Lowered Cellular Energy Production
Presenter
  • Kevin La, Junior, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • Josh Russell, Pathology

Add to my favorites Evaluating the Effect of a High-Fat Diet on the Survival Rate of Dopamine-Depleted Mice
Presenter
  • Jonathan Lam, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Martin Darvas, Pathology

Add to my favorites Variations in Phosphate and Nitrate Levels with Season in Possession Sound 
Presenters
  • Kimberly (Kim) Larson, Freshman, Biochemistry, Everett Community College
  • Nellie Bowen, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Isabel Murphy, Freshman, Ecology, Marine Biology, Everett Community College
  • Bradie Ferguson, Freshman, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Premed, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites The Role of Rapamycin-Induced Changes to the Gut Microbiome on Longevity and Health
Presenter
  • Yenna Lee, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Victor Pineda, Pathology

Add to my favorites Gender Difference in Social Communication Abilities in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Yongjin (Rachelle) Lee, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Sara Jane Webb, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Add to my favorites Predicting Evolution from the Growth Rate of Effective Population Inferred by Bayesian Nonparametric Phylodynamic Reconstruction
Presenter
  • Xiaoxiao Li, Senior, Statistics, Economics UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Vladimir Minin, Biology, Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management, Statistical Genetics, Statistics

Add to my favorites CHI: Contemporaneous Health Index for Smart Monitoring of Aging
Presenter
  • Borui (Andy) Li, Senior, Computer Science, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Scientific Computing & Numerical Algorithms)
Mentors
  • Shuai Huang, Industrial Engineering
  • Danica Xiao, Industrial Engineering

Add to my favorites Crowd Sensing
Presenters
  • Huaye Li, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
  • Michael Von Hippel, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • Maximillian (Max) Golub, Senior, Electrical Engineering NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Eli Shlizerman, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology, Neurobiology & Behavior

Add to my favorites Examining Differences in Neuron Manganese Sensitivity when Co-Cultured with Regional Astrocytes
Presenter
  • Joanna Liao, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Tessandra Stewart, Pathology, Pathology

Add to my favorites Using Drosophila to Dissect the Role of a New Family of Growth Factors
Presenter
  • Bernice Lin, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Celeste Berg, Genome Sciences
  • Sandra Zimmerman, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Heavy Metal Deposits in Relation with Snohomish River Discharge
Presenters
  • Jordan Lindgren, Sophomore, Pre-Med, Biotechnology, Everett Community College
  • Hadyn Hammerman, Freshman, Pre-med, Everett Community College
  • Connor Boze, Freshman, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering , Everett Community College
  • Braeden Hood, Freshman, Geology, Paleantology, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites The Divide in Australian Asylum Seeker Policies
Presenter
  • Michelle Lock, Senior, Political Science
Mentor
  • Yoav Duman, Political Science, Green River College

Add to my favorites Distribution of Heavy Metals in Possession Sound with Varying Proximity to Shore
Presenters
  • Emma Loney, Freshman, Geophysics, Everett Community College
  • Natalie Peterson, Freshman, Forensics, Everett Community College
  • Cali Leren, Freshman, Pre-Medicine, Everett Community College
  • Arianna Calvin, Freshman, Zoology, Neuroscience, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Does S6K1 Gene Deletion Suppress Mitochondrial Disease in Ndufs4 Knockout Mice?
Presenters
  • Chenhao Lu, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Samy Khessib, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Takashi Ito, Pathology

Add to my favorites Can Propositions be Used in the Implicit Association Test?
Presenter
  • Yao Lu, Senior, Economics, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Tony Greenwald, Psychology

Add to my favorites The Garment of Widowhood: Does One Size Fit All? A Qualitative Analysis of Resiliency between Lesbian and Heterosexual Widows
Presenter
  • Rachel Macor, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Nancy Kenney, Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies, Psychology

Add to my favorites Hospital-Based Emergency Department Visits with Traumatic Dental Injuries among Children and Adolescents in the United States: Nationwide Epidemiological Data
Presenter
  • Maria Manzueta, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Anthropology
Mentor
  • Raquel Capote, Orthodontics

Add to my favorites Developing Caenorhabditis Elegans as a Model Sytem for Investigating the Physiology of Extracellular Vesicle Signaling
Presenter
  • Shree Mehta, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Josh Russell, Pathology

Add to my favorites Effects of Sleep Disruption and High-Fat Diet on Fecal Volatile Production in a Mouse Model
Presenter
  • Shiyuan (Jonathan) Miao, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Winnie Ho, Biology

Add to my favorites Using Activity-Based Protein Profiling to Identify Cysteine Proteases Central to the Chlamydia trachomatis Lysis Pathway
Presenter
  • Elaina Milton, Senior, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Kevin Hybiske, Medicine
  • Mary Dickinson, Global Health

Add to my favorites FlyMate 
Presenters
  • Rheanna Mistry, Senior, Informatics
  • Emilee Smalley, Senior, Informatics
  • Joanna Koseff, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Vivyan Woods, Senior, Informatics
Mentor
  • Nam-ho Park, The Information School

Add to my favorites Metropolitan Fragmentation: A Barrier to Reducing Racial Residential Segregation in the 21st Century
Presenter
  • Lauren Mittman, Senior, Political Science UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Rebecca Thorpe, Political Science

Add to my favorites Determining Replicative Life Span in S. cerevisiae
Presenters
  • Vesal Mobasher, Junior, Biochemistry
  • June Shin Lee, Senior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Daniel Carr, Pathology

Add to my favorites Black History Month and the Online Racial Dialogue 
Presenter
  • Victor Morales, Senior, Sociology
Mentors
  • Emma Spiro, The Information School
  • Hedwig Lee, Sociology

Add to my favorites Establishing a Feasible Sanitation System after a Natural Disaster to Protect from Waterborne Diseases
Presenter
  • Sophie Morse, Sophomore, Microbiology, Shoreline Community College
Mentor
  • Alison Armstrong, Engineering, Shoreline Community College

Add to my favorites Metabolism in the Regenerating Zebrafish Fin using NADH as an Indicator 
Presenter
  • Molly Elizabeth (Molly) Mounsey, Junior, Pre-Health Sciences Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Ron Kwon, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Add to my favorites Changes of Molar Roots and Alveolar Bone in Experimental Periodontitis: A Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Analysis
Presenter
  • Eun (Grace) Nam, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Zi-Jun (Zee) Liu, Orthodontics

Add to my favorites Masculinity and Help-Seeking Behavior in Men with Prostate Cancer
Presenter
  • Hannah Newton, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Edward Goldenberg, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Understanding Spatial Memory in Rhesus Macaques Foraging in Virtual Reality
Presenter
  • Albert Ng, Senior, Anthropology, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, Innovations in Pain Research Scholar, UW Honors Program, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Elizabeth Buffalo, Physiology & Biophysics

Add to my favorites Varying Frequencies of a Transient Rapamycin Treatment Effects Longevity
Presenter
  • Tuyet Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Takashi Ito, Pathology

Add to my favorites Review of Forensic Topics in the Psychiatry Resident-in-Training Examination
Presenter
  • Jimmy Nguyen, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Jennifer Piel, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Mindful Thinking and University Students: An Online Gratitude Platform for Increased Resilience and Emotional Well-being
Presenters
  • Salla Northup, Senior, Informatics
  • Dahlia Sidhu, Senior, Informatics
  • Alyssa Hudon, Senior, Informatics, Spanish
  • Hannah Yoo, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentors
  • Nam-ho Park, The Information School
  • Juan-Carlos Chavez, The Information School, Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

Add to my favorites Design and Engineering of Open Source Hardware for Pressure Regulation in the Study of Vascular Processes
Presenter
  • Alexander Novokhodko, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Ying Zheng, Bioengineering
  • Christian Mandrycky, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Removal of Mukilteo Ferry Terminal Effect on Heavy Metals in Sediments and Water Chemistry 
Presenters
  • Madeleine (Maddie) O'Connor, Freshman, Zoology, Everett Community College
  • Elizabeth Peterson, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Alycia Nguyen, Freshman, Biotechnology, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Phytolith Morphotypes in Grasses
Presenters
  • Casey Vieth (Casey) O'keefe, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation), Earth & Space Sciences
  • Brittany Jane Mc Manus, Fifth Year, Earth and Space Sciences: Geology
  • Anna Schorr, Senior, Biology (General), Integrated Sciences
  • Elie Aboulafia, Senior,
  • Ashly Senske, Junior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentor
  • Caroline Stromberg, Biology, Burke Museum, Earth & Space Sciences

Add to my favorites Analyzing the Role of Drosophila Tumor Suppressing Subtransferable Candidate 1 (dTSSC1) in Protein Trafficking during Acrosome Biogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenters
  • Hyun Park, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
  • Nicholas (Nick) Rigler, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Barbara Wakimoto, Biology

Add to my favorites Effects of Age in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Mother Cells on Daughter Lifespan
Presenters
  • Blaise Pascual, Senior, Microbiology
  • Katherine Brower, Junior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Kenneth Chen, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites The Effects of Various Decontamination Procedures and Media Additives on Callus Tissue Cultures of Monocots
Presenter
  • Ashley Paulsen, Senior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Delene Oldenburg, Biology
  • Arnold Bendich, Biology

Add to my favorites Development and Plasticity of the Auditory Processing in Big Brown Bats
Presenters
  • Emily Pemberton, Senior, Biology (Physiology) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • Adinah Yudit (Adinah) Wyle, Senior, Biology (General), Psychology UW Honors Program
  • Jody Kate Luk, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Ellen Covey, Psychology

Add to my favorites Characterization of Vascular Permeability in Heterogeneous Endothelial Cell Monolayers
Presenter
  • Caleb Perez, Sophomore, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Ying Zheng, Bioengineering
  • Ryan Nagao, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Marijuana Identity as a Predictor of Use and Use-Related Problems
Presenters
  • Kirsten Peterson, Senior, Psychology
  • Jade Shibata, Senior, Psychology
  • Miyoung Yoo
  • Kedi (Spencer) Zhu, Recent Graduate,
Mentors
  • Kristen Lindgren, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Cecilia Olin, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Devon Abdallah, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites Gene Therapy in Reversing the Effects of Aging-Related Diastolic Dysfunction
Presenter
  • Julie Pham, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Peter Rabinovitch, Pathology
  • Ellen Quarles, Pathology

Add to my favorites Exploring the Abundance of Peroxy Acids from Alpha Pinene Ozonolysis
Presenter
  • Matson Pothier, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences: Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences: Chemistry
Mentors
  • Joel Thornton, Atmospheric Sciences
  • Emma D'Ambro, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites Heavy Metal Concentrations in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Kyla Pritzl, Junior, Civil/Environmental Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Everett Community College
  • Maija Diamond, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Caitlin McKay, Junior, Wildlife Biology, Fine Arts , Creative Writing, Everett Community College
  • Jessaca La Boda, Freshman, Associated arts , Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College

Add to my favorites High Throughput RNAi Screen Utlizing Trans-Acting Small Interfering RNAs to Silence Every Gene in Arabidopsis thaliana 
Presenter
  • Julia Proctor, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Howard Hughes Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Josh Cuperus, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Zooplankton Abundance, Diversity, and Distribution in San Juan Channel during Autumn 2015
Presenter
  • Rachel Raymer, Senior, Biology, Anthropology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jan Newton, Applied Physics Laboratory

Add to my favorites The Relevance of Ocean Sea Surface Temperatures to Lower Tropospheric Arctic Temperatures: How El Nino May Influence the Arctic
Presenter
  • Matthew (Matt) Rogers, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences: Meteorology
Mentor
  • Dennis Hartmann, Atmospheric Sciences

Add to my favorites Intraocular Pressure Sensors: Device Fabrication and Process-Flow Optimization
Presenter
  • Holly Sandborg, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Nerea Alayo, Electrical Engineering
  • Michael Khbeis, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites How pH Varies with Each Season in the Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Kayla Self, Freshman, Economic, Actuarial Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Everett Community College
  • Sariah Mason, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Jonathon Konecny, Freshman, Psychology, Everett Community College
  • Nathaniel Haskin, Freshman, History, Communications, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Ardi Kveven, , Everett Community College
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College

Add to my favorites Cytochrome-c-oxidase 1 Gene (Mt-co1 Gene) Expression in Pacific Northwest Salmon Species
Presenters
  • Emad Shirazi, Sophomore, Pre-nursing, Lake Wash Tech Coll
  • Matthew Ridgway, Graduate,
  • Rachel Nies, Junior, Public health , Lake Wash Tech Coll
Mentor
  • Sahba Fatherazi, Biological Sciences, Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Add to my favorites Disruption of Oral Biocorrosion on Titanium Dental Implants: The Electrotherapeutic Approach
Presenter
  • James Neak Son, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Alexander Pozhitkov, Oral Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Importance of International Students' Organizations
Presenter
  • Hanchong (Monica) Song, Senior, Community, Environment, & Planning, Geography
Mentors
  • Dorothy Bullitt, Public Affairs
  • Denzil Suite, Student Life

Add to my favorites Neuronal Developmental Differences between C57BL/6 and A/J Mice in Micromass Cultures of Mouse Embryonic Midbrain Cells
Presenters
  • Hana Song, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Karam Kim, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Elaine Faustman, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Ju Young (Julie) Park, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Sungwoo Hong (sungwooh@u.washington.edu)

Add to my favorites Coursector: Empowering Students and Administrators to Make Better Informed Decisions
Presenter
  • Patrick Spieker, Sophomore, Computer Science UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jevin West, The Information School

Add to my favorites Point-of-Care Diagnosis of Pulmonary TB from Urine Samples
Presenter
  • Isabella (Bella) Spielmann, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Barry Lutz, Bioengineering
  • Amy Oreskovic, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Utilizing the CRISPR/Cas9 System to Explore the Role of a Novel Growth Factor in Drosophila Development
Presenter
  • Liesl Grace (Liesl) Strand, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Celeste Berg, Genome Sciences
  • Anne Sustar, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Identifying and Characterizing Host c-di-AMP Sensing Proteins
Presenter
  • Elizabeth (Lisie) Thayer, Senior, Biochemistry, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Adelle McFarland, Microbiology, Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Joshua Woodward, Microbiology

Add to my favorites Can Entry Specific Neutralizing Antibodies Prevent Infection in Immunocompromised Patients Who Are Known to Have Cytomegalovirus Exposure?
Presenter
  • Jo Tono, Senior, International Studies
Mentor
  • Margaret Green, Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Role of CTCF Insulator in Higher Car5b Expression in Females due to Escape from X Inactivation
Presenter
  • Ana Tronco, Senior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Christine Disteche, Pathology
  • Xinxian Deng, Pathology

Add to my favorites Effects of Oxidation on the Binding Activity of von Willebrand Factor
Presenters
  • Rachel Tsai, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Yiming Li, Junior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Gianluca Interlandi, Bioengineering
  • An-yue Tu, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Enabling Cloud Print Functionality on Cloud Incompatible Printers
Presenters
  • Wesley Tsai, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • Jessica Perng, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • Wenlu (Thomas) Cheng, Junior, Electrical Engineering
Mentor
  • Payman Arabshahi, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites 3D Microphysiological Kidney-Tumor-On-Chip
Presenter
  • Connor Tsuchida, Senior, Bioengineering UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ying Zheng, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Point-of-Care Diagnostics, MAD NAAT
Presenter
  • Matthew (Matt) Turner, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentors
  • Paul Yager, Bioengineering
  • Josh Bishop, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Alteration of Cellular pH Control Mechanisms Results in Disrupted Iron Homeostasis  
Presenters
  • Luz Amparo (Luz) Valdez, Senior, Integrated Sciences
  • Edward Yang, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology

Add to my favorites Customized, Multiplexed, Low-Cost Turbidostat and Chemostat Design
Presenter
  • Thejas Vidyasagar, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • Wenying Shou, Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Does Prototype Favorability Moderate the Relationship between Prior Alcohol Consumption and Condom Use during Sex?
Presenter
  • Katja Waldron, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Dana Litt, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Melissa Lewis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Add to my favorites How to Differentiate a Forest from a Mountain
Presenter
  • Hsin-Jung (Cindy) Wang, Fifth Year, Computer Science and Systems
Mentors
  • Geoffrey Boynton, Psychology
  • Ione Fine, Psychology

Add to my favorites Identifying the Role of Caspase-10 in Programmed Cell Death
Presenter
  • Yearnyee (Everet) Wang, Senior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Andrew Oberst, Immunology
  • Kimberley Gutierrez, Immunology

Add to my favorites Haptic Passwords
Presenter
  • Jiwei Wang, Senior, Electrical Engineering CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholar
Mentor
  • Howard Chizeck, Electrical Engineering

Add to my favorites Creating and Assessing Biocompatibility of Titanium/Ceramic Composite Dental Implants
Presenter
  • Elena (Lena) Webb, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Alexander Pozhitkov, Oral Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Trellis: Supporting Growth in College Students Struggling with Depression
Presenter
  • Kristen Wei, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentor
  • Nam-ho Park, The Information School

Add to my favorites Sample Preparation Concerning RNase Activity in Point-of-Care Settings
Presenter
  • Anne (AnneMarie) Welch, Senior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Paul Yager, Bioengineering
  • Paula Ladd, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Thermostability as a Mechanism to Evolve Genetic Robustness in RNA Virus phi-6
Presenter
  • Stella Whang, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Benjamin Kerr, Biology
  • Sonia Singhal, Biology

Add to my favorites Evidence-Based Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Consultation as an Implementation Strategy in Strengthening Treatment Delivery
Presenters
  • Joseph (Joey) Wieser, Senior, Psychology UW Honors Program
  • Andrew Pendergrass, Junior, Psychology
  • Kelsey Ryan (Kelsey) Walker, Senior, Psychology, Philosophy UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Shannon Dorsey, Psychology

Add to my favorites Benchmarking Protein Aggregation Prediction Tools using High Throughput Mutational Analysis of Amyloid Beta
Presenter
  • Miriam Williamson, Senior, Biochemistry NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Douglas Fowler, Genome Sciences
  • Vanessa Gray, Genome Sciences

Add to my favorites Fern LEAFY ortholog CrLFY is Important for Normal Sporophyte Development in Ceratopteris richardii 
Presenter
  • Melissa Wong, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management, Biology (Plant)
Mentors
  • Veronica Di Stilio, Biology
  • Kristen Hewett Hazelton, Biology

Add to my favorites Isothermal Ligation Reaction for Point-of-Care Genotyping of Drug Resistant HIV
Presenter
  • Annie Wong-On-Wing, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Barry Lutz, Bioengineering
  • Nuttada Panpradist, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Periodontal Mineralization in Experimental Periodontitis
Presenter
  • Mandee Yang, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Zi-Jun (Zee) Liu, Orthodontics
  • Michael Baldwin, Oral Biology
  • Atriya Salamati, Oral Health Sciences

Add to my favorites Polymeric Nanoparticles for Intracellular Antibiotic Therapy Against Tularemia and Melioidosis
Presenter
  • Dasom Christine (Christine) Yoo, Senior, Bioengineering Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Patrick Stayton, Bioengineering
  • Anthony Convertine, Bioengineering

Add to my favorites Levels of pH in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Luke Yugawa, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Emily Parry, Freshman, Undecided, Everett Community College
  • Natalie Koch, Freshman, Paleontology, Biology, Geology, Everett Community College
  • Arwen Shantz, Freshman, Marine Biology, Everett Community College
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College