Found 37 projects

Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Add to my favorites Administration of SS-31 Peptide and NMN to Reverse Pathological Effect of Aging in Cardiac Cells and Utilizing 31P MRS to Identify Levels of Oxidative Phosphorylation between Treatment Groups
Presenter
  • Shahroz Tariq, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Jeremy Whitson, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Characterization of Pterocarpus marsupium Extract As a Lifespan Extending Intervention in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenters
  • Julieann (JulieAnn) Uh, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Sarina Tran, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Mitchell Lee, Pathology
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Spontaneous Polyploids and Antimutators Compete during the Evolution of Mutator Cells
Presenter
  • Max Akio Tracy, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Alan Herr, Pathology
Session

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

Add to my favorites Determining the Role of Conserved Protein Kinases in the Regulation of Longevity Pathways in C. elegans
Presenter
  • Brendon Eugene Michael Davis, Senior, Mathematics, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jason Pitt, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Potential of MALDI/TOF Methodology to Predict Bacterial Virulence
Presenter
  • Paul Andrew Mccleary, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentor
  • Melissa Kordahi, Pathology
Session

Oral Presentation 1

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Add to my favorites Immortalization of Different Breast Epithelial Cell Types Results in Distinct Mitochondrial Mutagenesis
Presenter
  • Susan Sohyoung (Susan) Kim, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Eun Hyun Ahn, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Humanizing Yeast TOR: Development of a Strain of Yeast to Capture Human Relevant mTOR Inhibitors to Use in Cancer Treatments
Presenter
  • Anh Diep, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Michael Kiflezghi, Pathology, School of Medicine
Session

Poster Presentation 2

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Add to my favorites Human Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocyte Maturation is Regulated by Glucose Levels and Metabolic Hormone Supplementation
Presenter
  • Heather May Klug, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Charles Murry, Pathology
  • Elaheh Karbassi, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Do Not Ignore the Role of Astrocytic Inwardly Rectifying K+ Channel (Kir4.1) In Targeting Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease
Presenter
  • Eric Shaban Thorland, Junior, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Jing Zhang, Pathology
  • Lifu Sheng, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Using C. elegans to Understand the Mechansims Linking Mitochondrial Function and Alzheimer's Disease
Presenters
  • Beeta Sadat Heydari, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
  • Bahar Heydari, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of Sarcomere Structure in the Proliferative Capacity of Cardiomyocytes to Improve Methods of Cardiac Regeneration
Presenter
  • Anna Whitney Klug, Senior, Bioengineering Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Charles Murry, Pathology
  • Christine Yoo, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Characterizing Stem Cell Specific-Kinases as Regulators of Self-Renewal in Rhabdomyosarcoma
Presenter
  • Shelly Lin, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
  • Thao Pham, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Genetic Mechanisms of Accelerated Aging in Humans
Presenter
  • Deyin (Diana) Hou, Senior, Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Junko Oshima, Pathology
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Add to my favorites Optogenetic Maturation of Neural Stem Cells for the Study of Alzheimer’s Disease
Presenter
  • Kira M Evitts, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Jessica Young, Pathology
  • Bonnie Berry, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Using C. Elegans to Study Human Brain Tissue in Alzheimer's Disease
Presenter
  • Haoyi Lei, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
  • Su-In Lee,
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites Characterizing the Effects of CRISPR/Cas-mediated Disruption of PTPN11 in Pediatric Rhabdomyosarcoma  
Presenter
  • Henna Di, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Eleanor Chen, Pathology
  • Terra Vleeshouwer-Neumann, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Controlling Amyloid-Beta Protein Aggregation by Auxin-Induced UL12.5 Expression
Presenter
  • Keong Mu Jason (Jason) Lim, Junior, Pre-Sciences UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jason Pitt, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Brock Johnson, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Prevention of Cellular Senescence through Late-Age Mitochondrial Dysfunction Intervention
Presenter
  • Tara Asal Saleh, Freshman, Pre-Sciences UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Mariya Sweetwyne, Pathology
  • Bicong Wu, Pathology
  • Peter Rabinovitch, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Peripheral Blood Stability in Analyzing T-Cell Subpopulations through Flow Cytometry
Presenter
  • Pearl Woo, Senior, Medical Laboratory Science
Mentors
  • Yasmin Marikar-Coplin, Pathology, Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Min Xu, Laboratory Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Claire van der Sluis, Flow Cytometry, Seattle Children's Hospital
Session

Add to my favorites Diving into Paralysis: Understanding How Genetic Variation Affects Mutant ND2 Gene Phenotypes Expressed in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenter
  • Valeria Aizen, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Using the Fruit Fly as a Model to Map Genes for Resistance to Alzheimer’s Disease
Presenter
  • Deja Monet Machen, Senior, Extended Pre-Major Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Loss of Vacuolar Acidity and Iron-Sulfur Cluster Production Affect Yeast during Aging
Presenters
  • Dexter Chen, Senior, Biochemistry, Philosophy
  • Rachael Tran, Senior, Spanish
  • Justin Dillard-Telm, Sophomore, Engineering Undeclared
Mentors
  • Kenneth Chen, Pathology
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Connecting the Effects of Rapamycin on Lifespan and Development in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenters
  • Shufan Zhang, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
  • Jiranut Sukomol, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Kenneth Han, Junior, Pre-Sciences
  • Vanessa Paus, Sophomore, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Mitchell Lee, Pathology
  • Ben Harrison, Pathology
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Natural Variation of Reproductive Output in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenter
  • Meghna Manoj, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Xiaqing Zhao, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Understanding the Relationship between Healthspan and Lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster   
Presenter
  • Forrest Thomas (Forrest) Golic, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Deficiency of the Sheddase ADAM17 Alleviates Pro-Inflammatory Effects of HDL by Preventing Cholesterol Depletion in Macrophages
Presenter
  • Minh-Tam Pham, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentors
  • Karin Bornfeldt, Medicine, Pathology
  • Vishal Kothari, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites A Metabolomic Study of Sex Variation in Drosophila melanogaster
Presenter
  • Rene Coig, Fifth Year, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Daniel Promislow, Biology, Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Ben Harrison, Pathology
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Add to my favorites Drug Screening Health-Span Analysis on Human Amyloid-Beta Protein Expressing C. elegans Nematode
Presenter
  • Raja Estes, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Determining if Alpha Lipoic Acid Reduces the Proteotoxicity in a C. elegans Model of Alzheimer's Disease
Presenter
  • Young Woo Kim, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Do Extracellular Vesicles Transmit Alzheimer’s Disease-Induced Stress Signals between Tissues in Caenorhabditis elegans?
Presenter
  • Katherine Brower, Senior, Japanese, Microbiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Josh Russell, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Identification of PMK-3-dependent Signaling Components that Extend Life Following Mitochondrial Electron Disruption in C. elegans.
Presenters
  • Michael Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Yujia Zhang, Junior, Biochemistry
  • Troy Vincent Friedman, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Joshua Nguyen, Senior, Business Administration (Finance)
  • Nate Novy, Junior, Biochemistry
  • Karyn Tindbaek, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
  • Aria Garrett, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Shane Rea, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Using Small Molecule Stimulators to Enhance Proteasome Activity and Delay Progression of Cellular Symptoms of Alzheimer's in a Model Organism
Presenter
  • Arash Nikjoo, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental), English
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Elena Vayndorf, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites អរគុណលេាកយាយ: Honoring Traditional Knowledge in Aging and Longevity Research
Presenter
  • Lincoln Celeste Pothan, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentor
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Development of an Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Platforms to Screen Conventional and Single Domain Antibodies  
Presenters
  • Luke C Thurber, Senior, Bioengineering
  • Usman Moazzam, Freshman, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Jordan Pashupathi, Sophomore, Engineering Undeclared
Mentor
  • Jean Campbell, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Histone Transcription and its Role in Responding to DNA Damage
Presenter
  • Bao Nguyen, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Matthew Crane, Pathology
  • Ben Blue, Pathology
  • Mitsuhiro Tsuchiya, Pathology
Session

Add to my favorites Understanding How Cells Remember and Respond to DNA Damage at the Molecular Level
Presenter
  • Ryan Michael Kelly, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Matt Kaeberlein, Pathology
  • Matthew Crane, Pathology
Session