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Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Add to my favorites Using a Drosophila melanogaster Model to Understand the Role of Mutations in the Glucosidase, Beta Acid 1 Gene in Parkinson’s Disease 
Presenter
  • Sedona Ewbank, Senior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Leo Pallanck, Genome Sciences
  • Marie Davis, Neurology
Session

Add to my favorites Metabolic Burden Impacts of dCas9 Repression Networks
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Glenski, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • James Carothers, Chemical Engineering
  • William Voje, Chemical Engineering
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 Environmental Co-Factors and their Role in MDSC Frequency in HIV+ Individuals
Presenter
  • Mark Daza, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Ana Gervassi, Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division, Center for Infectious Disease Research
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 Insights from Worms? Developing a Caenorhabditis elegans Model for BRCA1 Breast Cancer Variants
Presenter
  • Natali Shumlak, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Rachel Klevit, Biochemistry
  • Mikaela Stewart, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Using Label Free Dynamic Mass Redistribution to Determine the Presence of α1ARs in Colorectal Cancer Cells
Presenter
  • Diana Dinh, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Chris Hague, Pharmacology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Effect of El Niño on the Relationship between Surface Salinity and pH in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Natalie Parry, Freshman, Biochemistry, Everett Community College
  • Ariel Shiley
  • Hailey Dearing, Freshman, Astrobiology , Everett Community College
  • Collin Chung
Mentors
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Katherine Dye, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing Gene Expression of Mammalian Inner Ear Supporting Cells
Presenter
  • Serena Wisner, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Jennifer Stone, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
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 Fighting the Stereotype: Insights to the Enigmatic Ubiquitin Conjugating Enzyme, Ube2W
Presenter
  • Donovan Phua, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Rachel Klevit, Biochemistry
  • Tobias Ritterhoff, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing and Explaining U.S. Food Desert Movement between 2010 and 2015
Presenter
  • Ernie Tao, Senior, Political Science, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Howard Greenwald, Public Health Sciences
Session

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 SUMO and Cellular Stress: Responding to Ethanol
Presenter
  • Heather Borror, Senior, Biochemistry, Applied Music (String Instruments) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Richard Gardner, Pharmacology
  • Cory Nadel, Pharmacology
  • Amanda Bradley, Pharmacology
Session

Add to my favorites Fully Reversible Hydrogel Photopatterning for 4D Stem Cell Culture
Presenter
  • Gabrielle (Gabby) Benuska, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Cole DeForest, Chemical Engineering
  • Jared Shadish, Chemical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Identifying Quorum Sensing Inhibitors among Species of Pacific Northwest Algae
Presenters
  • Demetria Brewer-James, Sophomore, Biology, North Seattle College
  • Veronica Lenoski, Recent Graduate, Business and Leadership, Microbiology , University of Puget Sound
  • Jeffrey Lake, Sophomore, Biology, North Seattle College
  • Salima Hafurova, Sophomore, General Biology, Genetics, North Seattle College
  • Claudia Antonika, Sophomore, Biochemistry, Microbiology, North Seattle College
Mentors
  • Kalyn Owens, Chemistry, North Seattle College
  • Armin Seidl, Biology, North Seattle College
Session

Add to my favorites Viva la Violacein: An Affordable Real-Time Cell Culture Analyzer
Presenters
  • Cameron T. Roots, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Brandy Snow (Brandy) Tang, Senior, Bioengineering
  • Anne Bania, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences) Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Yoshitaka (Yoshi) Goto, Senior, Bioengineering
  • Natalie Johnston, Senior, Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • George Sun, Senior, Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Sun (Sunny) Park, Senior, Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Liangcai Gu, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Ndc80 Complex Length Affects Dam1 Complex Inter-Ring Distance and Cell Viability
Presenter
  • Athena Bollozos, Senior, Dance, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Trisha Davis, Biochemistry
  • Jae ook Kim, Biochemistry
Session

Oral Presentation 1

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Add to my favorites Availability of Common Pediatric Radiology Studies: Are Rural Patients at a Disadvantage?
Presenters
  • Shruthie Gnaneswaran, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Molly Sarah (Molly) Thach, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Kathleen Kieran, Urology
Session

Add to my favorites The Role of Socio-Geographic Factors in Recovery after Thoracic Surgery among Rural and Urban Populations
Presenter
  • Aneesha Morris, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Stephen Kaplan, Surgery
  • Richard Thirlby, Virginia Mason Medical Center
  • Michal Hubka, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Session

Add to my favorites The Genomic Capacity and Physiology of Low-Oxygen Stress on Prochlorococcus
Presenter
  • Natalie Kellogg, Senior, Oceanography, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Gabrielle Rocap, Oceanography
  • Anitra Ingalls, Oceanography
Session

Add to my favorites Alkane Functionalization with (Phebox)IrIII and Molecular Oxygen
Presenter
  • Zoha Hasnain (Zoha) Syed, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Karen Goldberg, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Characterization of Poly(alkyl glycidyl ether) Homopolymers as a Platform for Use in Stimuli-Responsive Hydrogel Synthesis and 3D Bio-Printing
Presenter
  • Cecilia (Cece) Martin, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Alshakim Nelson, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Look Who's Talking Now: Diatom-Bacteria Communication Using Terrestrial-Plant Signaling Compounds
Presenter
  • Rachel 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
Session

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
Session

Add to my favorites Understanding Inflammation Cascades in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Presenter
  • Samuel (Sam) Dodson, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Anne Stevens, Pediatrics
  • Sriharsha Grevich, Pediatrics
Session

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

Add to my favorites In Vivo Screen for Drugs that Can Target Cancer Stem Cells Utilizing Drosophila Germ-Line Stem Cell Model
Presenters
  • Miriam (Arlene) Rivas Barrios, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Ermyas A (Ermyas) Kahsai, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Nahom Yilma (Nahom) Seyoum, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Deepkiran Singh, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Hannele Ruohola-Baker, Biochemistry
  • Rebecca Kreipke, Biochemistry
  • Fillipo Artoni, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of Proline-Rich Tyrosine Kinase 2 (Pyk2) in Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Tumor Metastasis
Presenter
  • Jiye (Stella) Shin, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Taran Gujral, Genome Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Session

Poster Presentation 2

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Add to my favorites Differences in Diabetes Management around Exercise in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Using Insulin via a Pump versus Subcutaneous Injections
Presenters
  • Kendall Johnson, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Makayla Nez, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentors
  • Joyce Yi-Frazier, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Alissa Roberts, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital
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 Murine Model for Late Onset Cystic Growth in Kidneys as Found in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease 
Presenter
  • Ariana Kupai, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry
Mentors
  • David Beier, Pediatrics
  • Anna Lindsay, Seattle Children's Research Institute
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 Analysis of Hippocampal-Dependent Cognition in Alzheimer’s Disease
Presenter
  • Briana Lee, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Tara Madhyastha, Radiology
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of Altering Serotonergic Neuron Excitability during Stress on Ensuing Emotional Behavior
Presenter
  • Amit Galitzky, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • John Neumaier, Pharmacology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Alec Gibson, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Proteomic Profiling of Patient-Derived Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Sorsby Fundus Dystrophy
Presenter
  • Thomas Khuu, Sophomore, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jennifer Chao, Ophthalmology
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 Hypoxia Induced Factors in Latent Kaposi’s Sarcoma Herpesvirus Infected Endothelial Cells
Presenter
  • Jie Yin, Senior, Biochemistry, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology
  • Daniel Holmes, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites The Effects of 1,6 Hexanediol on Model Cell Membranes
Presenter
  • Catherine Chang, Junior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Sarah L. Keller, Chemistry
  • Caitlin Cornell, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Effects of Drift Gas Selection on the Ion Mobility of Protonated Quinoline and Its Analogues
Presenter
  • Anna Bakhtina, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matthew Bush, Chemistry
  • Kimberly Davidson, Chemistry
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 Evaluation of a Novel Method for Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Analysis
Presenters
  • Sabreena Shanthoshi (Sabreena Rajan) Rajan, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Jonathan Mark Wolf, Junior, Computer Science
Mentor
  • Tara Madhyastha, Radiology
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of CAR Activation on the Expression of Long Non-Coding RNAs in Mouse Liver
Presenter
  • Khak Khayi, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Julia Cui, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Regulatory Mechanism of FLOWERING LOCUS T Mediated by PHYTOCHROME A under Natural Conditions
Presenter
  • Jessica Imel, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Takato Imaizumi, Biology
  • Akane Kubota, Biology
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Add to my favorites Asian American Reflections on Mass Media Representation    
Presenter
  • Brooke Byun, Senior, Biochemistry, Communication UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Carmen Gonzalez, Communication
Session

Add to my favorites Studies of the Gating Mechanism of the Pain-Sensing Ion Channel TRPA1
Presenter
  • Amanda Qu, Senior, Biochemistry Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Sharona Gordon, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Gilbert Martinez, Physiology & Biophysics
Session

Add to my favorites Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations with PEG-Coated Nanoparticles to Study Blood-Brain Barrier Diffusivity and Targeted Drug Delivery
Presenter
  • Achombom (Jude) Tunyi, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, McNair Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Jim Pfaendtner, Chemical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Trajectory of Change in sST2 Following LVAD Implantation
Presenter
  • Sarah Therese Florig, Junior, Biochemistry, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Beth Habecker, Pharmacology, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Quin Denfeld, Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University
Session

Add to my favorites Enhancing the Aquaporin-0/Calmodulin Membrane Protein Complex for High-Resolution Structure Determination by Single Particle CryoEM
Presenter
  • Kimberly (Kim) Dolan, Senior, Biochemistry, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Steve Reichow, Chemistry, Portland State University
  • Jonathan Flores, Biochemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Portland State University
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating Crosstalks of Conserved Growth Regulators, AKT, TCTP, and Yki
Presenter
  • Phillip (Phil) Zhu, Senior, Biochemistry McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Young Kwon, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Identification of Tumor-Draining Lymph Node Immunosuppressive Signaling Pathways
Presenter
  • Ernie Tao, Senior, Political Science, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Alanna Ruddell, Comparative Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites From Genotype to Phenotype: Unraveling the Developmental Effects of vent and eve1 Mutations Using CRISPR-Cas9
Presenter
  • Alice Dong, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • David Kimelman, Biochemistry
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 Engineering Zebrafish to Model Human Genes Related to Congenital Heart Defects
Presenter
  • Kimia Imani, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • Lisa Maves, Pediatrics
Session

Add to my favorites Deciphering the Requirements for Binding of a Key Virulence Factor, PfEMP1, to Brain Microvasculature in Pediatric Cerebral Malaria
Presenter
  • Cristian Ovadiuc, Senior, Microbiology, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Joe Smith, Global Health, Center for Infectious Disease Research
  • Selasi Dankwa, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Center for Infectious Disease Research
Session

Add to my favorites Examining the Activation of c-Jun N-terminal Kinase 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
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing the Effect of Zinc Binding on the Structure and Chaperone Activity of a Small Heat Shock Protein
Presenter
  • Bobby Shih, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Rachel Klevit, Biochemistry
  • Amanda Clouser, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Auto-Inhibition of SspH1, a Bacterial E3 Ubiquitin Ligase
Presenter
  • Thomas Schweppe, Senior, Biochemistry, English
Mentor
  • Peter Brzovic, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Determining the Contributions of Genetic Modifiers to Complex Cell Aggregation Traits in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Presenter
  • Kolena Dang, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Maitreya Dunham, Genome Sciences
  • Elyse Hope, Genome Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Does rDNA Copy Number Influence Genome-Wide Replication Initiation?
Presenters
  • Mackenzie Croy, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Madison Miller, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Sarah Johnson, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Bonita Brewer, Genome Sciences
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites Exploring a Novel DNA Replication Error as a Source of Gene Amplification in Yeast
Presenter
  • Madison Miller, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Bonita Brewer, Genome Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing Tbr1-Expressing Neurons in the Basal Forebrain
Presenter
  • Jessica Lo, Junior, Biochemistry, Neurobiology CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Robert Hevner, Neurosurgery
  • Ray Daza, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites CD30 as a Target for Therapy of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Presenter
  • Ariunaa (Ari) Munkhbat, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Anne Stevens, Pediatrics
Session

Add to my favorites Cell Extrusion: A Mechanism of Cell Elimination and Metastasis
Presenter
  • Cecilia Nguyen, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Young Kwon, Biochemistry
  • Jiae Lee, Biochemistry
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 Examining Mutations in Presenilin 2 Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease
Presenter
  • Leah Osnis, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Suman Jayadev, Neurology
  • Susan Fung, Neurology
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 Salinity and pH Comparisons Between Shallow and Deep Sites in the Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Andrew Nielsen, Freshman, Medical Laboratory Science, Biochemistry, Pre-Medical, Everett Community College
  • Kelsey Bassett, Freshman, Biology, Marine Biology, Everett Community College
  • Mark Yamane, Freshman, Marine Biology, Everett Community College
  • Aidan Emmons
Mentors
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Robin Araniva, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
  • Katherine Dye, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Studying How the Interaction of Plant Hormones Impacts Lateral Root Formation
Presenter
  • Manraj Sahota, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
  • Amy Lanctot, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites The Seasonal Variation of Chlorophyll and pH in Possession Sound
Presenters
  • Sloane Spencer, Freshman, BioMed, Biochemistry , Chemistry, Everett Community College
  • Hannah Aaenson, Freshman, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Everett Community College
  • William Keogh, Freshman, Computer Science, Everett Community College
  • Chase Nielson, Senior, Biochemistry, Everett Community College
Mentor
  • Ardi Kveven, Ocean Research College Academy, Everett Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Synthesis and Characterization of Bismuth-Doped Lead Halide Perovskite Single Crystals
Presenter
  • Joseph (Joe) Mohammed, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry (ACS Certified) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • David Ginger, Chemistry
  • Mark Ziffer, Chemistry
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 The Relationship between Social Dysfunction and Internalizing Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Madelyn (Maddy) McKeague, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Francisco Velasquez, Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center
Session

Add to my favorites NLRC4 Genetic Variation & Inflammasome Activation    
Presenter
  • Parth Patel, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Andrew Graustein, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Efficacy of an Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet for Spacecraft Sterilization for NASA
Presenters
  • Wei Liao, Junior, Psychology, University of Washington
  • Thinh Pham, Sophomore, Biochemistry, Edmonds Community College NASA Space Grant Scholar
  • Cali Drake, Sophomore, Nursing , Edmonds Community College
Mentor
  • Jonathan Miller, Biology, Edmonds Community College
Session

Add to my favorites The Causal Link Between Excessive Sensory Stimulation from Media Sources and Deficits in Cognitive Ability
Presenters
  • Ojasvi Mittal, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Kamola Kutbitdinova, Junior, Environmental Studies
  • Shruthie Gnaneswaran, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Susan Ferguson, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Hans Baertsch, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neurobiology & Behavior, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Optimization of CRISPR-Activation to Engineer Metabolic Pathways
Presenter
  • Anika Patel, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jesse Zalatan, Chemistry
  • Chen Dong, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Rational Design of Helical Peptide Inhibitors of Protein Pupylation
Presenter
  • Kenji Nakamichi, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Champak Chatterjee, Chemistry
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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 Is Phosphorylation of p120-Catenin's 228 and 335 Tyrosine Residues Important for Binding to E-Cadherin during Development in Zebrafish?
Presenters
  • Azlann Arnett, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
  • Dane Kawano, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Drake Tuerk, Junior, Biochemistry
  • Daniel Olegovich Saidov, Junior, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Joyce Huang, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Merrill Hille, Biology
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 Relationship between Regional Brain Chemistry and IQ in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Nicholas (Nick) Wapstra, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Neva Corrigan, Radiology
  • Natalia Kleinhans, Radiology
Session

Add to my favorites The SABRE Platform: A Novel, Unbiased, Nature-Driven Technology for Cancer Drug Discovery
Presenter
  • Savanna Carmack, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Jim Olson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Shelli Morris, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Session

Add to my favorites Isothermal Helicase Dependent Amplification of the HIV Pol Region 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
Session

Add to my favorites Development of Photocatalytic Diels Alder Reaction for Incorporation into the Curriculum of Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratories
Presenter
  • Kaelan Yu, Senior, Biochemistry, Mathematics UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Tomikazu Sasaki, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites The Influence of Marijuana Legalization Dialogue on Young Adult Marijuana Attitudes
Presenter
  • Surupa Sarkar, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Megan Moreno, Pediatrics
Session

Add to my favorites Electrochemical Neural Interfaces for Promoting Motor Recovery after Spinal-Cord Injury
Presenter
  • Sarita Walvekar, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Steve Perlmutter, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Samira Moorjani, Physiology & Biophysics
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating the Incorporation of the Non-Canonical Amino Acid L-ANAP into the Ion Channel TRPV1 in Xenopus Oocytes using Fluorescence Microscopy
Presenter
  • Nicolas Basil, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry (ACS Certified)
Mentors
  • Sharona Gordon, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Mario Rosasco, Physiology & Biophysics
Session

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 Electrochemical Characterization of the Effects of Local Environment on Tryptophan Oxidation in Model Peptides
Presenter
  • Timothy (Tim) Welsh, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry (ACS Certified) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Stefan Stoll, Chemistry
  • Ellen Hayes, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Super-Resolution Imaging of Drosophila Tissues Using Expansion Microscopy
Presenter
  • Hyeon-Jin Kim, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Joshua Vaughan, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites College Student’s Perceptions and Literacy of Antibiotic Related Twitter Posts
Presenter
  • Jaymin Sohal, Senior, Biochemistry, Public Health-Global Health
Mentor
  • Megan Moreno, Pediatrics
Session

Add to my favorites Regulation of p120 Catenin in Zebrafish Embryonic Development
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  • Laura Lin, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Physiology) UW Honors Program
  • Emma Catherine Horton, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Merrill Hille, Biology
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Add to my favorites Using C. elegans to Understand the Cellular Mechanisms that Connect Alzheimer’s Disease and Cancer
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  • Paula Pabustan, Junior, Biochemistry
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  • Ting I (Ting) Lee, Senior, Biochemistry
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  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
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Add to my favorites The Role of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Expressing Neurons in the Parabrachial Nucleus during Anorexia Associated with a Diet Devoid in Essential Amino Acids
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  • Silvano Ross, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
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  • Richard Palmiter, Biochemistry
  • Philip Ryan, Biochemistry
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Add to my favorites The Role of Translesion Synthesis Polymerases at Replication-Transcription Conflicts
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  • Chris Hsu, Junior, Biochemistry
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  • Houra Merrikh, Microbiology
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Add to my favorites The Impact of Retinal Progenitor microRNAs on Müller Glia in Postnatal Mouse Retinal Explants
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  • Ellen Bercaw, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Stefanie Wohl, Biological Structure
  • Thomas Reh, Biological Structure
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Add to my favorites Transgenic Yeast Biosensor: A Novel Detection Method for Copper Contamination
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  • Alan (alan) Cabrera, Senior, Bioengineering
  • Kyle Schuppe, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Biochemistry
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  • Eric Klavins, Electrical Engineering
  • Daniel Lachance, Molecular Engineering and Science
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Add to my favorites Identifying Antimutators in Saccharomyces cerevisae
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  • Julia Joo, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
  • Rebekah (Bekah) Ashpole, Senior, Neurobiology
  • Stuart Macgeorge, Senior, Biochemistry
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  • Alan Herr, Pathology
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Add to my favorites Molecular Diagnostic of Post-Surgical Endophthalmitis
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  • Bryan Yue, Senior, Computer Science, Biochemistry
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  • Cecilia Lee, Ophthalmology
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Add to my favorites Pain and the Risk of Frailty among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in the United States
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  • Sara Sagadiev, Senior, Biochemistry Innovations in Pain Research Scholar
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  • Kushang Patel, Anesthesiology
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Add to my favorites Reward Cost Reflected by Hippocampal Place Field Activity
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  • Elissa Sutlief, Senior, Neurobiology, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
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  • Sheri Mizumori, Psychology
  • Julianne Davis, Psychology
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Add to my favorites Regulation of the Morphogenesis of the Early Vertebrate Embryo
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  • Penghan (Peng) Yang, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
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  • David Kimelman, Biochemistry
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Add to my favorites Understanding the Role of Wnt/β-catenin Signaling in Early Heart Development
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  • Nicholas (Nick) Strash, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
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  • Charles Murry, Pathology
  • Peter Hofsteen, Pathology
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Add to my favorites Development of the Medial Geniculate Body of the Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus)
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  • Alison Wang, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management (Wildlife Conservation)
  • Athena Bollozos, Senior, Dance, Biochemistry
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  • Ellen Covey, Psychology
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Add to my favorites The Effect of Rapamycin Treatment on the Lifespan and Gut Microbiome of Multiple Mouse Models
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  • Qing (Jo) Tan, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Surapat Mekvanich, Senior, Biochemistry
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  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Takashi Ito, Pathology
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