Session 1I

McNair Session - Exploring Science from Cells to Exoplanets

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM | Moderated by Janneke Hille Ris Lambers
Add to my favorites Mindfulness Meditation as a Stress-Reactivity Intervention in Older Adults: An Event-Related Potential Study
Presenter
  • Jessica L. (Jess) Trottier, Senior, Organismal Biology, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Barry Oken (oken@ohsu.edu)
  • Tabatha Memmott (memmott@ohsu.edu)

  • 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

  • Add to my favorites Look Who's Talking Now: Diatom-Bacteria Communication Using Terrestrial-Plant Signaling Compounds
    Presenter
    • Rae Boccamazzo, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, McNair Scholar, UW Honors Program
    Mentors
    • Virginia Armbrust, Oceanography
    • Bryndan Durham, Oceanography

  • 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

  • Add to my favorites Understanding the Role of Replication Protein A 1E in the Immune Response of Arabidopsis thaliana Against a Microbial Pathogen
    Presenter
    • Sherlee Alvarez, Junior, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Univ New Hampshire McNair Scholar
    Mentor
    • Kevin Culligan, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Univ New Hampshire

  • 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

  • Add to my favorites Effect of Daily Temperature Changes in FLOWERING LOCUS T Expression Profiles in Nature ¬†
    Presenter
    • Dianne Laboy, Junior, Pre-Sciences Levinson Emerging Scholar, McNair Scholar
    Mentors
    • Takato Imaizumi, Biology
    • Akane Kubota, Biology

  • 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

  • Add to my favorites Pollen Preference of Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in a Commercial Blueberry Field
    Presenter
    • Margaret Elizabeth (Maggie) Hartman, Senior, Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Northrn Michigan Unv McNair Scholar
    Mentors
    • Rufus Isaacs, Biology, Michigan State University
    • Mario Pinilla-Gallego, Biological Sciences, Michigan State University

  • 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

    Add to my favorites How Do Climatic Influences on Alpine Tree Growth Vary across Different Climate Zones?
    Presenter
    • Myesa I. (Myesa) Legendre-Fixx, Senior, Oceanography, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation) Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, McNair Scholar
    Mentor
    • Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Biology

  • 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

  • Add to my favorites Systems Engineering of the Advanced Noise Control Fan
    Presenter
    • Victor Rosa, Junior, Mechanical Engineering, Cleveland State University McNair Scholar
    Mentor
    • John Lucero, Aerospace Studies, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

  • 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

  • Add to my favorites Mapping Exoplanets Using Time Variability¬†
    Presenter
    • Guadalupe (Lupita) Tovar, Senior, Astronomy NASA Space Grant Scholar, McNair Scholar
    Mentors
    • Victoria Meadows, Astrobiology, Astronomy
    • Jacob Lustig-Yaeger, Astrobiology, Astronomy

  • 12:30 PM to 2:15 PM