Found 39 projects

Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Add to my favorites Targeting the Niacin Receptor HCA2 as a Host-Directed Therapeutic for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection
Presenter
  • Nihar Mahajan, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Thomas Hawn, Medicine
  • Jason Simmons, Infectious Diseases, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Central Administration of Oxytocin Increases Brown Adipose Tissue Thermogenesis in Rodent Models
Presenter
  • Daniel Chukri, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Psychology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • James Blevins, Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
  • Zach Roberts, Physiology & Biophysics
Session

Add to my favorites TOLLIP Antisense 1 Regulates TOLLIP Expression during Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection 
Presenter
  • Robyn Emery, Recent Graduate, Biology, University of Washington UW Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program
Mentor
  • Javeed Shah, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites The Genes and Genetic Mechanisms Underlying Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
Presenter
  • Olga Sarby Cherepakhin, Junior, Center for Study of Capable Youth
Mentor
  • Wendy Raskind, Medicine, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating the Expression of Human Defensin 5 in Tumors for Applications in Cancer Therapy
Presenter
  • Peter Beidler, Sophomore, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Andre Lieber, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Evaluating the Integrated Psychosocial Oncology Program at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Presenter
  • Kevin Bryce (Kevin) Celustka, Senior, International Studies Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Steven Pergam, Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Jesse Fann, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Oral Presentation 1

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Add to my favorites Physician Assessment of Blinded Adverse Events in Randomized Controlled Trials in Cystic Fibrosis
Presenter
  • Madeline (Maddy) Wessels, Senior, Computer Science UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Christopher Goss, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Decision Regret in Patients with Durable Ventricular Assist Devices
Presenter
  • Cole Hansell, Senior, Biology (Physiology) Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Stephanie Cooper, Medicine
  • James Kirkpatrick, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Antiviral Activity of EFdA against NRTI-Sensitive and NRTI-Resistant Strains of HIV-2
Presenter
  • Vincent Wu, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Informatics Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Geoffrey Gottlieb, Global Health, Medicine
  • Robert Smith, Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Session

Add to my favorites Novel Strategies to Measure HIV-2 Resistance in Real-Time
Presenter
  • Sara Masoum, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Geoffrey Gottlieb, Global Health, Medicine
  • Dana Raugi, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Outcomes among Merkel Cell Carcinoma Patients with Chronic Immunosuppression
Presenter
  • Maclean Cook, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Paul Nghiem, Medicine
  • Yolanda Tseng, Radiation Oncology, UW Medical Center
Session

Add to my favorites Rosiglitazone Improves CLA-Mediated Insulin Resistance
Presenter
  • Katherine (Kate) Turk, Senior, Biology (Physiology) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Laura den Hartigh, Medicine
Session

Poster Presentation 2

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Add to my favorites WT-1 is Necessary for Mesenchymal-to-Epithelial Transformation of Cells of Renin Lineage Following Podocyte Depletion
Presenter
  • Andrea Largent, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Natalya Kaverina, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Screening of NIH Clinical Compound Library and Characterization of Putative Therapeutics in a C. elegans Model of Tauopathy
Presenter
  • Kaili Chickering, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Brian Kraemer, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites The Role of the PRX2 Protein in the Pathway of Renal Fibrosis: A Study to Cure Chronic Kidney Disease
Presenter
  • Christine In Ae Cho, Senior, Public Health-Global Health Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Daryl Okamura, Medicine, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Induction of Ureteric Bud Progenitor Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
Presenter
  • Laura Islas, Sophomore, Pre Engineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Benjamin Freedman, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Change Urine into Kidney Organoids
Presenter
  • Kezia Philip, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Benjamin Freedman, Medicine
  • Nelly Cruz, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Positive Predictive Value of Melanoma Diagnosis in Store-and-Forward Teledermatology
Presenters
  • Jordan Gemelas, Senior, Public Health-Global Health Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • Dana Capulong, Junior, Microbiology
  • Clayton Lau, Junior, Public Health-Global Health
  • Sandra Mata-Diaz, Junior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentor
  • Gregory Raugi, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Gait Assessment in Wild Type and mdx4cv Mice
Presenter
  • Indu Vanteru, Junior, Pre Engineering UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jeffrey S Chamberlain, Biochemistry, Medicine, Neurology
  • Katrin Hollinger, Neurology
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Add to my favorites Stability of Remodeling-Associated and Immunomodulatory Gene Expression by Primary Bronchial Epithelial Cells from Asthmatic and Healthy Children over Increasing Cell Passage
Presenter
  • Maryam Naushab, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Jason Debley, Medicine, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Redundancy of Heterochromatin Protein 1 Family Members Preserves Normal Cardiac Myocyte Function After Gene Ablation
Presenter
  • Chen (Joe) Fang, Senior, Biology (General), Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Kyohei Oyama, Cardiology, Medicine
  • Robb MacLellan, Medicine, Cardiology
Session

Add to my favorites Racial Differences in Genetic Determinants of Telomere Length
Presenter
  • Andrew Michael (Andy) Zeiger, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Sam Oh, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Drugs that Inhibit Sirtuin 2 and Activate Gene Expression
Presenter
  • Angela Park, Junior, Pre Public Health
Mentors
  • Antonio Bedalov, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Medicine
  • Sarwat Chowdhury, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites Clinical Characteristics of Hospitalized Adults with Acute Respiratory Viral Infection in Seattle, WA
Presenter
  • Micaela S (Micaela) Haglund, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Helen Chu, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Differential Vascular Risk Factors for Cognitively-Defined Alzheimer's Disease Subgroups
Presenter
  • Mackenzie Moore, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Paul Crane, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Heterogeneity of Risk across Non-Vascular Risk Factors for Specific Cognitively-Defined Alzheimer’s Disease Subgroups
Presenter
  • Julianna (Julia) Bauman, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Paul Crane, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Variations in Cytokine Profiles Associated with Small for Gestational Age and Premature Births in Nepal
Presenter
  • Nicole Marie Horsley, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Helen Chu, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Changes in Hyaluronan and Hyaluronan-Associated Extracellular Matrix in Murine Brain Aging
Presenter
  • Jasmine Pathan, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
Mentors
  • May Reed, Medicine
  • Mamatha Damodarasamy, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Improving Communication about Serious Illness (ICSI)
Presenter
  • Tori Ly, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Ruth Engelberg, Medicine
  • J. Randall Curtis, Medicine
  • Patsy Treece, Medicine, Harborview Medical Center
Session

Add to my favorites Diversity of Human T Cell Receptors Specific for Mycobacterial Sulfoglycolipid Antigens
Presenter
  • Lalita Narayanan, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Chetan Seshadri, Medicine
  • Krystle Quan, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Where Does Merkel Cell Carcinoma Metastasize and How Does the Site and Timing of Initial Distant Metastasis Impact Survival?
Presenter
  • Jamiluddin (Jamil) Qazi, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Paul Nghiem, Medicine
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Add to my favorites Impulsivity: An Influencing Factor in Family-Based Behavioral Treatment Weight Reduction Outcomes
Presenter
  • Holly Sandborg, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Ellen Schur, Medicine, Univ Of Washington
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating Doppler Based Imaging Methods for Monitoring Pulsed Focused Ultrasound Therapy
Presenter
  • Samuel (Sam) Johnson, Senior, Electrical Engineering CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Tatiana Khokhlova, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Education Levels and Risk of Sexually Transmitted Diseases among Men who have Sex with Men in Seattle
Presenter
  • Winnie Sze Ching (Winnie) Yeung, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentor
  • Lindley Barbee, Infectious Diseases, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Tamoxifen-Inducible Cre System in Immunotherapy Against Lung Cancer
Presenter
  • Oanh Tran, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Philip Greenberg, Immunology, Medicine
  • Leah Schmidt, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Novel Approaches to Enhance Endothelial-Specific Transgene Expression for Gene Therapy of Atherosclerosis
Presenter
  • Meena Sethuraman, Senior, Neurobiology, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • David Dichek, Medicine
  • Nagadhara Dronadula, Cardiology, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Macrophage Mmp28 Expression is Regulated by Type 1 Interferons
Presenter
  • Joseph (Joe) Volk, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Anne Manicone, Medicine
  • Matthew Long, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Visualizing CD8 T-Cell and Regulatory T-Cell Interactions during Memory Differentiation
Presenter
  • Adithya Vegaraju, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Vandana Kalia, Medicine, Pediatrics
  • Surojit Sarkar, Medicine, Pathology, Pediatrics
  • Yevgeniy Yuzefpolskiy, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Interaction of Quorum Sensing Systems in Environmental Strains of P. aeruginosa
Presenter
  • Jose Verdezoto Mosquera, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Ajai Dandekar, Medicine, Microbiology
Session