Found 29 projects

Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Add to my favorites Modulating the Mutation Rate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with Human Cancer Alleles by Influencing dNTP Pools
Presenter
  • Max Akio Tracy, Junior, Pre Engineering
Mentor
  • Alan Herr, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Genes Involved in the Senescence of S. cerevisiae
Presenters
  • Ashley Auerbach, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Tianrui Wang, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Breaking Down the Doors of Perception: Identifying Genetic Modifiers of Alzheimer’s Disease Proteins Expressed in Drosophila melanogaster Eyes
Presenters
  • Alexander Weihua (Alex) Zhu, Senior, Neurobiology
  • Valeria Aizen, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Confirming Novel Antimutators in Saccharomyces cerevisae
Presenters
  • Rebekah Ray (Bekah) Ashpole, Senior, Neurobiology
  • Brady Levi Hearn, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Alan Herr, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Identifying Genetic Modifiers of Abeta and Tau Expressed in the Drosophila Nervous System
Presenter
  • Irene Cruz Talavera, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Microbiology Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Measurement of Replicative Lifespan in Yeast
Presenters
  • Naomi Amish (Naomi) Desai, Junior, Pre-Sciences
  • Pegah Hamedi, Senior, Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Paniz Sisan Barzegari, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology
Session

Oral Presentation 1

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Add to my favorites Assessing the Role of Ctf18 in Aiding and Abetting Mutator Polymerases
Presenter
  • Julia Ho Young Joo, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, Innovations in Pain Research Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Alan Herr, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Identifying Genetic Pathway Involved in the Suppression of Elevated Mutation Rates in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Presenter
  • Thao Thanh Tang, Senior, Biochemistry CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Alan Herr, Pathology
  • Mitchell Lee, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 2

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Add to my favorites Effects of Glycogen Metabolism on Drosophila melanogaster Lifespan Under Stress
Presenters
  • Elise Hoffman, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
  • Julie Ann (JulieAnn) Uh, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Ben Harrison, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Photosynthetic Stromal Cells to Regenerate the Heart After Myocardial Infarction
Presenter
  • Anna Whitney Klug, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Charles Murry, Pathology
  • Dasom Yoo, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Cas9/CRISPR Activating System in Zebrafish
Presenter
  • Marilyn Erin Moelhman, Senior, Biology (Physiology), Germanics
Mentors
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
  • Michael Phelps, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Developing Tissue-Specific Gene Editing Model in Zebrafish Muscle
Presenter
  • Jessica Erin Gianopulos, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Linking Inflammatory microRNAs to Behavioral Deficits in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease
Presenter
  • Rachael Annie Hu, Senior, Biology (Physiology) Mary Gates Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Gwenn Garden, Neurology, Pathology
  • Macarena Aloi, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Identification of Potential Cancer Stem Cell Markers in Rhabdomyosarcoma
Presenter
  • Phuong Van, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
  • Thao Pham, Pathology
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Add to my favorites Red Blood Cell Derived Exosome: A Promising Biomarker to Track Parkinson’s Disease
Presenters
  • Sabrina Xie, Junior, Biology Mary Gates Scholar
  • Matthew Shane (Matt) Bercow, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Tessandra Stewart, Pathology, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites The HSV-1 UL12.5 Gene Alters Proteostasis in a C. elegans Model of Huntington’s Disease
Presenter
  • Christina Tran, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Jason Pitt, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Age Associated Activation of Msn2 Drives a Pathological Glucose Starvation Response
Presenter
  • Yen-Chi (Travis) Feng, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Kenneth Chen, Genome Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Developing S. cerevisiae as a Disease Model for Studying the Role of Extracellular Vesicles in the Transmission of Alpha-Synuclein and Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis
Presenters
  • Pavithra Krishna (Pavithra) Rao, Junior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
  • Alexandra Golubeva, Senior, Molecular Biosciences, Bellevue College
  • Tara Jaya (Tara) Kumar, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
  • Brian Wasko, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites A Screen for Differential Responses to mTOR Inhibitor Compounds among Wild and Domesticated Yeast
Presenters
  • Priya Anita Uppal, Senior, Biology (General), International Studies Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • Katherine Ann (Katie) Grayden, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Yordan (Jordan) Elala, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Mitchell Lee, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Inducing Cellular Memory Effect in RUNX1 to Correct Abnormal Megakaryopoiesis
Presenter
  • Jasmin Jeffery, Recent Graduate, Biochemistry, University of Washington UW Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program
Mentor
  • Marshall Horwitz, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Analysis of the Role of TGF-β/BMP Signaling Pathway in C. elegans Adult Reproductive Diapause
Presenter
  • Shruti Nagesh Karanth, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Nikolay Burnaevskiy, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Role of Actin Cytoskeleton in Cellular Aging
Presenter
  • Miguel Arenas Mailig, Senior, Microbiology, Biology
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Nikolay Burnaevskiy, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Healthspan Metrics for Uncovering the Physiological Impacts of Alzheimer's Disease in C. elegans
Presenters
  • Franklin Xavier Faust, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
  • Tyler J Schmitz, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Rahul Kishore Chaliparambil, Senior,
Mentors
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Alexander Mendenhall, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Rapamycin and Acarbose Prevent Fat Accumulation in Adult Mice Fed a High-Fat Diet
Presenter
  • Nicole R. Tatom, Senior, Microbiology, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Alessandro Bitto, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Add to my favorites Characterizing SWI/SNF Complex Components through CRISPR/Cas9 Multiplex Library in Rhabdomyosarcoma
Presenter
  • Texia Loh, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Michael Phelps, Pathology
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Global and Pathogenic Variation in the Fanconi, ADH and ALDH Gene Families
Presenter
  • James N. Hamilton, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Ray Monnat, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Cell Cycle Control Mechanism Against Fatal Genomic Missegregations in Aging Yeast
Presenters
  • Mung Gi (David) Hong, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
  • Joslyn Goings, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Matthew Crane, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Targeting the NRAS Oncogene in Rhabdomyosarcoma using CRISPR/Cas9
Presenter
  • Shivani Patel, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Michael Phelps, Pathology
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Characterization of Cell-to-Cell Gene Expression Variation Within Tissues of Aging C. elegans
Presenter
  • Anthony Reynolds, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), Microbiology
Mentors
  • Nikolay Burnaevskiy, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session