Found 42 projects

Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Add to my favorites Characterizing the Role of CD82 in the Pathogenesis of Rhabdomyosarcoma
Presenter
  • Phuong Van, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
  • Thao Pham, Pathology
  • Terra Vleeshouwer-Neumann, Pathology
  • Michael Phelps, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites The Hare that Never Got Caught: Analysis of Natural Selection on Age Structured Populations
Presenter
  • Aaron Rosen, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Activating and Repressing Genes in Zebrafish Using Cas9-VPR
Presenter
  • Marilyn Erin Moelhman, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Drosophila as a Model of Rotenone-Induced Parkinson’s Disease
Presenters
  • Rebekah Zaharia, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Justin Bethel, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Adrienne Wang, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Developing Gene Knock-in Technology in Zebrafish
Presenter
  • Jessica Gianopulos, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
  • Michael Phelps, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Seeing Eye to Eye: Identifying Genetic Modifiers of Alzheimer’s Disease Proteins Expressed in Drosophila Eyes
Presenters
  • Natalie Pearlman, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
  • Fatima El-Ghazali, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Adrienne Wang, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Gene Therapy of Rhabdomyosarcoma
Presenter
  • Heechang (Colton) Yang, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Traumatic Brain Injury Model with Drosophila melanogaster.
Presenter
  • Nitin (Bobby) Desai, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Oral Presentation 1

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Add to my favorites Identification of Mutations Induced by Radiation and HER2 Overexpression in Breast Carcinogenesis
Presenter
  • Seung (Tony) Lee, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Eun Hyun Ahn, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 2

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Add to my favorites Mortalin Prevents α-Synuclein Up-regulation and Oligomerization in Astroglia Under Manganese-Induced Toxicity  
Presenter
  • Dakota Hammrich, Recent Graduate, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Tessandra Stewart, Pathology, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Inhibitory Effect of Acer Saccharum Extracts on aSyn Fibrillation in Dementia with Lewy Bodies
Presenter
  • Veenasravani (Veena) Pillalamarri, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Tessandra Stewart, Pathology, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Finding Genes and Markers for Extracellular Vesicle Signaling in C. elegans
Presenter
  • Shree Mehta, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Developing New Transgenic Models and Phenotypes for Modeling Alzheimer's Disease in C. elegans
Presenters
  • Jennifer Nianing (Jennifer) Lee, Senior, Biology (Physiology) UW Honors Program
  • Kevin La, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentor
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Assaying Replication Fidelity through Duplex Sequencing  
Presenter
  • Connor Kubo, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Lawrence Loeb, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Acetylcholine Mediates Long-Term Behavior Adaptations in the Ventral Striatum during Repeated Amphetamine Exposure
Presenter
  • Jonathan Lam, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Martin Darvas, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Studying Cellular Aging Using the Replicative Lifespan Assay in Yeast
Presenters
  • Yaechan (Sam) Song, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Sunny Nguyen, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Anthropology: Anth of Globalization
  • Nicolas John (Nick) Tonel, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing a Temperature Dependent Growth Arrest Phenotype Following V-ATPase Impairment
Presenters
  • Katherine Brower, Senior, Microbiology UW Honors Program
  • Vesal Mobasher, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Youji Hong, Senior, Public Health-Global Health, Sociology
Mentor
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Transcriptome profiling in breast cancer stem cell invasiveness
Presenter
  • Joon (Jason) Kim, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Eun Hyun Ahn, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Antimutator Screening: Identifying Genetic Pathways Involved in the Suppression of Elevated Mutation Rates
Presenters
  • Thao Tang, Junior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
  • Ngoc Tran, Sophomore, Pharmacy, Biological Science, South Seattle College
  • Thu Tran, Sophomore, Pre Pharmacy, South Seattle College
Mentors
  • Alan Herr, Pathology
  • Mitchell Lee, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Quantification of FANCA Expression Required for the Suppression of Fanconi Anemia Induced Cellular Defects
Presenter
  • Manjot Singh, Junior, Bioengineering UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ray Monnat, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Development of Computational Methods for Analysis of Mitochondrial DNA Mutations
Presenter
  • Shilpa Kumar, Senior, Computer Science
Mentors
  • Rosana Risques, Pathology
  • Daniela Nachmanson, Pathology
  • Kathryn Baker, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Identifying and Validating Better Therapies for Glioblastoma Multiforme Using Synthetic Lethal Combinations
Presenter
  • Amy Hong, Senior, Bioengineering UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ray Monnat, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites  A Study of Red Blood Cell Derived Exosomes from Blood Plasma
Presenter
  • Zhiying (Sabrina) Xie, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Tessandra Stewart, Pathology, Pathology
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Add to my favorites RNA-Targeting CRISPR/Cas9 to Visualize RNA Trafficking in Differentiating Fibroblasts in Response to Disease Stimuli
Presenter
  • Jasmine Fuerte-Stone, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jennifer Davis, Bioengineering, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Measuring the Replicative Lifespan of Yeast
Presenters
  • Blaise Pascual, Senior, Microbiology
  • Hieu Trung (Hieu) Nguyen, Senior, Microbiology
  • Diego Molina Ochoa, Junior, Biology (Physiology) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites Screening for Genes Regulating Recovery from Adult Reproductive Diapause in C. elegans
Presenter
  • Miguel Mailig, Senior, Microbiology, Biology
Mentors
  • Nikolay Burnaevskiy, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Comparing the Development of Chemoresistance in Genetically Engineered Mouse Models of Small Cell Lung Cancer  
Presenter
  • Sun (Sunny) Park, Senior, Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • David MacPherson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Genome Sciences, Pathology
  • Emily Eastwood, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites Library Generation and Functional Phenotyping of Genetic Variation in the Human Fanconi Anemia Genes FANCA and FANCG
Presenter
  • Thomas Liu, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering
Mentor
  • Alessio Ligabue, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Effects of Metabolites on Peroxide Resistance 
Presenter
  • Elise Hoffman, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Ben Harrison, Pathology
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Cardiac Mitochondrial Ultrastructure Seen by Electron Microscopy Degenerates with Age and is Partially Reversed by Treatment with SS-31 Peptide
Presenter
  • Gabriel (Gabe) Otero, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Peter Rabinovitch, Pathology
  • Ying Ann Chiao, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Validation of a Stress-Resistance Gene in the Fruit Fly, Drosophila melanogaster
Presenter
  • Alice Coleman, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Ben Harrison, Pathology
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Analysis of Proteostasis During C. Elegans Adult Reproductive Diapause
Presenter
  • Shruti Karanth, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Nikolay Burnaevskiy, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing Age-Related Structural Changes during Adult Reproductive Diapause of C. elegans  
Presenter
  • Anthony Reynolds, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Nikolay Burnaevskiy, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Add to my favorites Effects of Pterocarpus marsupium Extract on Extending Yeast Lifespan
Presenters
  • Tu (Tu Anh) Nguyen, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Priya Rastogi, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
  • Jesse Richard (Jesse) Wang, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Mitchell Lee, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of Rapamycin Treatment on the Lifespan and Gut Microbiome of Multiple Mouse Models
Presenters
  • Qing (Jo) Tan, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Surapat Mekvanich, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Takashi Ito, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Using C. elegans to Understand the Cellular Mechanisms that Connect Alzheimer’s Disease and Cancer
Presenters
  • Paula Pabustan, Junior, Biochemistry
  • Ashmi Anjan (Ashmi) Chakraborty, Junior, Psychology
  • Ting I (Ting) Lee, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing the in Vivo Function of circRNAs in IIS-Mediated Longevity
Presenter
  • Rohan Sehgal, Senior, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Understanding the Role of Wnt/β-catenin Signaling in Early Heart Development
Presenter
  • Nicholas (Nick) Strash, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Charles Murry, Pathology
  • Peter Hofsteen, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Spontaneous Polyploidization Rescues Mutator Yeast from DNA Replication Error-Induced Extinction
Presenters
  • Max Akio Tracy, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
  • Luke C Thurber, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • Alan Herr, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Design of an in Vivo, Repeatable, and Real Time Reporter for Myofibroblast Cell Fate as a Surrogate for Cardiac Fibrotic Remodeling
Presenter
  • Kevin Shi, Senior, Bioengineering, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jennifer Davis, Bioengineering, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Identifying Cellular Mechanisms of Aging in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Using Replicative Lifespan Analysis
Presenters
  • Priya Uppal, Senior, Biology (General), International Studies UW Honors Program
  • Katherine (Katie) Grayden, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentors
  • Mitchell Lee, Pathology
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Identifying Antimutators in Saccharomyces cerevisae
Presenters
  • Julia Joo, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
  • Rebekah (Bekah) Ashpole, Senior, Neurobiology
  • Stuart Macgeorge, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Alan Herr, Pathology
Session