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Poster Presentation 1

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Add to my favorites The Effect of Potassium on Inflammasome Activation
Presenter
  • Claire Lin, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Susan Fink, Laboratory Medicine
  • Andreas den Hartigh, Laboratory Medicine, UWMC
Session

Add to my favorites Designing Synthetic Nucleocapsids for Enhanced mRNA Packaging Efficiency
Presenter
  • June Kim, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • David Baker, Biochemistry
  • Issa Yousif, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Machine Learning for the Automated Classification and Reduction of Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Data
Presenters
  • Maddie (Madison) Doerr, Sophomore, Engineering Undeclared
  • Yin Low, Senior, Computer Science
Mentors
  • Caitlyn Wolf, Chemical Engineering
  • Lilo Pozzo, Chemical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Stasis and Change in the Intertidal: A Comparison of Community Structure Over 45 Years
Presenters
  • Cormac Toler Scott, Junior, Pre-Sciences Mary Gates Scholar
  • Chloe May, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management Mary Gates Scholar
  • Jamie Andersen Maron Fields, Recent Graduate, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Hilary Hayford, Biology, Friday Harbor Laboratories
  • Robin Elahi, Biological & Environmental Sciences, Stanford University
Session

Add to my favorites Replicating Component and Factor Analysis of Random Data: Considering Long-Standing Criticisms in the Face of Raising Interest in Exploratory Models
Presenter
  • Seth Maxwell Brooks, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Brian Flaherty, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites AZ9260 Positive-Tone Resist Lift-Off
Presenters
  • Yuliette Medina, Sophomore, Pre Engineering UW Honors Program
  • Ana Constantin, Junior, Biochemistry
  • Evelyn Qiuxing Hyde, Senior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentors
  • Darick Baker, Washington Nanofabrication Facility, Washington Nanofabrication Facility
  • Karl F. Bohringer, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites The Impact of Family Income and International Transfer Status on Stress, Health Behaviors, and Chronic Disease Risk in College Students
Presenter
  • Russell Javan, Junior, Applied Health and Fitness, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Brad Wipfli, Public Health Sciences, Portland State University
Session

Add to my favorites Reliability of Goniometer Measurements to Determine Ankle Dorsiflexion: Implications for Assessment of Gastrocnemius Equinus
Presenter
  • Cristina Gildee, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Anthropology: Human Evolutionary Biology, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences
Mentors
  • Patricia Kramer, Anthropology
  • Elen Feuerriegel, Anthropology
Session

Add to my favorites Assessing Methods for Sampling the Blue Point Pyrg: A Springsnail Endemic to Southern Nevada
Presenter
  • Cody Cris, Senior, Biological Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Jef Jaeger, Biological Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Chenoa Wilcox, Biological Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Session

Add to my favorites Varitation of Gill Rakers among the Oncorhynchus nerka Species
Presenters
  • Seleen Jaber, Sophomore, Pre-Major, UW Bothell
  • Atom June Zheng, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
Mentor
  • Jeffrey Jensen, Biological Sciences, STEM, UW Bothell
Session

Add to my favorites Sleep Hygiene Protocol in the Pediatric Pyschiatric Setting for Children Ages 5-9
Presenter
  • Makenna Marie Berg, Senior, Nursing UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jennifer Sonney, Family and Child Nursing, UW School of Nursing
Session

Add to my favorites Examining Structure of Self-Esteem and Associations with Outcomes
Presenter
  • Andrea Little, Senior, Philosophy, Psychology, Mathematics
Mentor
  • Brian Flaherty, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Tribal Research Review Boards: Where are They Located and How do Their Application Processes Uniquely Serve their Communities?
Presenter
  • Nicole Kuhn, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction) McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Clarita Lefthand-Begay, The Information School
  • Myra Parker, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites The Importance of Peer Interaction in the Spanish Language Classroom
Presenter
  • Julia Jinju Hwang, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
Mentor
  • Ana Fernandez Dobao, Spanish and Portuguese Studies
Session

Add to my favorites Impact of Racial Differences between School Staff and Mental Health Clinicians on School Evidence-Based Practice Climate 
Presenter
  • Tiffany Y. Wang, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Aaron Lyon, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Chayna Davis, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Jessica Coifman, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Using RNA Sequencing to Identify Abnormal Splice Junctions in Undiagnosed Patients with Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies
Presenter
  • Samra Yemane Gebrehiwot, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Alison Muir, Pediatrics
  • Heather Mefford,
Session

Add to my favorites Specific c-Jun N-terminal Kinase (JNK) Activities in a Chronic Epilepsy Rat Model
Presenter
  • Marium Khan, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Nicholas Poolos, Neurology
  • Francis Concepcion, Neurology
Session

Add to my favorites Recruiting Vulnerable Populations into Research
Presenter
  • Maria Theresa Dizon, Senior, Community Health, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • B. Alex Foster, Public Health Sciences, Oregon Health and Science University
Session

Add to my favorites Assessing the Health Impact of a Culturally Celebratory Multimodal Cognitive Health Intervention
Presenter
  • Juell Towns, Senior, Health Science: Community Health Education, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Raina Croff, Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Session

Add to my favorites Logic-Degradable Nanogels for Environmentally Triggered Chemotherapeutic Delivery
Presenter
  • Eric Yang, Senior, Bioengineering CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar
Mentor
  • Cole DeForest, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Canine Social Dependency and Social Referencing Behaviors in Decision-Making
Presenter
  • Stephanie Reiss, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Carolyn Loyer, Psychology
  • Robin Foster, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Evolving the In Vivo Biodistribution of Synthetic Nucleocapsids for Applications in Drug Delivery
Presenter
  • Sharon Ke, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • David Baker, Biochemistry
  • Audrey Olshefsky, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Premature Termination in a Training Clinic and the Impact of Measurement-Based Care
Presenter
  • Chia Li Yu, Senior, Psychology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Corey Fagan, Psychology
  • Melissa Gasser, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Counting Densities of Discrete Sets
Presenters
  • Kimberly B. Bautista, Senior, Mathematics Mary Gates Scholar
  • Madeline (Maddy) Brown, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Mathematics UW Honors Program
  • Pilhyun Andrew (Andrew) Lim, Senior, Mathematics
Mentors
  • Jayadev Athreya, Mathematics
  • Samantha Fairchild, Mathematics
Session

Add to my favorites Young Adult Alcohol Use and Mental Health: Testing Differences by College Status, Living Situation and Biological Sex
Presenter
  • Sartaj Singh, Senior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Anne Fairlie, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Characterization of Inhibitory Effects for a Selective EphA2 Inhibitor on Colon Cancer Cell at Molecular Level
Presenter
  • Yuhao Zhong, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Dustin Maly, Chemistry
  • Linglan Fang,
Session

Add to my favorites Linking Clavinema mariae Abundance to the Diet of English Sole Parophrys vetulus 
Presenter
  • Abigail Ilene Moosmiller, Senior, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Mentors
  • Chelsea Wood, College of the Environment
  • Evan Fiorenza, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Childhood Asthma Quality of Life, Family Functioning and Asthma Control
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Shipley, Senior, Early Childhood & Family Studies, Nursing UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jennifer Sonney, Family and Child Nursing, UW School of Nursing
Session

Add to my favorites Relating Refusal Behavior to Judgement Bias and General Fear among Domestic Dogs
Presenter
  • Sarah Laurraine Henning, Senior, Biology (General), Psychology
Mentors
  • Carolyn Loyer, Psychology
  • Robin Foster, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Phytochrome B's Impact on Resource Allocation in Brassica rapa 
Presenter
  • Joseph (Joey) Zemke, Senior, Biology (General) Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentor
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Kids, Start Your Engines: Driving Community-Based Early Powered Mobility Tracking with a Custom Data Logger  
Presenters
  • Michelle E Chuang, Junior, Electrical Engineering
  • Winston Lowe, Sophomore, Pre Engineering
  • Joseph Delmar St. George, Senior, Electrical Engineering
Mentor
  • Heather Feldner, Rehabilitation Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Evaluating Client-Driven Harm Reduction Goal-Setting among People Experiencing Homelessness and Alcohol Use Disorder
Presenters
  • Rosemary Reyes, Senior, Art (Photography), Psychology
  • Sazi Lane Wald, Graduate, Social Work (Intg Hlth & Mntl Hlth Prac)
Mentors
  • Susan E. Collins, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Medical Center
  • Taurmini Fentress, Social Welfare
Session

Add to my favorites The Relationship between Asthma and Executive Functioning in School Aged Children
Presenter
  • Alexis Dittoe, Senior, Nursing, Oceanography UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jennifer Sonney, Family and Child Nursing, UW School of Nursing
Session

Oral Presentation 1

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Add to my favorites Investigating Global Warming Impact on Phytolith Size
Presenter
  • Kailyn Zard, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Camilla Crifo, Biology
  • Caroline Stromberg, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Genetically Encoded Photocleavable Linkers for Protein Release from Biomaterials
Presenter
  • Alder Strange, Senior, Biochemistry, Individualized Studies, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Cole DeForest, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering
  • Jared Shadish, Chemical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Hopping and Grabbing Insect-Inspired Robot for Space Exploration
Presenters
  • Cat Hannahs, Junior, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Maxfield (Maxx) Yamasaki, Senior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Sawyer Fuller, Mechanical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Highly Restricted Latent Class Model Structure Recovery: An Initial Simulation Study
Presenter
  • Richie Wang, Junior, Psychology
Mentor
  • Brian Flaherty, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Interactive Construction and Exploration of Hexagonal Mosaic Knots
Presenter
  • Kalen Mills, Fifth Year, Applied Computing, UW Bothell
Mentor
  • Jennifer McLoud-Mann, Mathematics, UW Bothell
Session

Add to my favorites Learning, Equipping and Preparing for Surgery: An Online Peri-Operative Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Adolescents and Parents
Presenter
  • Meena Meyyappan, Senior, Neurobiology Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, Innovations in Pain Research Scholar, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Jennifer Rabbitts, Anesthesiology
Session

Add to my favorites Adversity, Toxic Stress, and the Immune Response: An Emerging Area of Research
Presenter
  • Kimberley Starr Cross, Senior, Health Studies (Bothell)
Mentor
  • Stefanie Iverson Cabral, Nursing (Bothell Campus)
Session

Add to my favorites Customizable Tactile Maps for the Visually-Impaired
Presenters
  • Jerry Cao, Sophomore, Computer Science Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
  • Shriya Kurpad, Sophomore, Computer Science
  • Emily R Warnock, Junior, Computer Science
  • Kathryn J Lum, Junior, Computer Science
Mentors
  • Jennifer Mankoff, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Megan Hofmann, Computer Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Predicting Streamflow, Snowpack, and Stream Temperature Sensitivities to Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest’s Green River Basin
Presenter
  • Jane Harrell, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences: Climate McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Bart Nijssen, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Yifan Chang, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Andrew Bennett, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Functional Analysis of an ARPC4 Variant Associated with Microcephaly
Presenter
  • Dianne Laboy, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, Mary Gates Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Heather Mefford, Pediatrics
  • Alison Muir, Pediatrics
Session

Add to my favorites Kv7.3 Potassium Channels on Midbrain Dopamine Neurons Regulate Fear Discrimination
Presenter
  • Adriana Mendez, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Larry Zweifel, Pharmacology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Barbara Juarez, Pharmacology
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating Nuclear Localization Patterns in NUP188 Patients using Live Cell Fluorescence
Presenter
  • Natalie J. Weed, Senior, Economics, Neurobiology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Heather Mefford, Pediatrics
  • Alison Muir, Pediatrics
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

Add to my favorites Project Sidewalk: A Web-based Crowdsourcing Tool for Collecting Sidewalk Accessibility Data at Scale
Presenter
  • Aileen Zeng, Junior, Computer Science Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Jon Froehlich, Computer Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Secure Multi-User Content Sharing for Augmented Reality Applications
Presenter
  • Kimberly Christine Ruth, Senior, Computer Engineering, Mathematics Goldwater Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Franziska Roesner, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Tadayoshi Kohno, Computer Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Analysis of the Susceptibility of Smart Home Interfaces to End User Error
Presenter
  • Mitali Palekar, Senior, Computer Science UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Franziska Roesner, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Earlence Fernandes, Computer Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating Splice Site Variants Associated with Epilepsy
Presenter
  • Apoorva Chowdhary, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Heather Mefford, Pediatrics
  • Alison Muir, Pediatrics
Session

Add to my favorites Analyzing Developmental Epileptic Encephalopathy Patient Genomic Data to Detect Causative Copy-Number Variations
Presenter
  • Brian Strobel, Senior, Computer Science, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Heather Mefford, Pediatrics
Session

Poster Presentation 2

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Add to my favorites The Effect of Wind Turbulence on Pollinator Visitation of Oenothera pallida
Presenter
  • Regina Renee (Regina) Mettey, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites What Happens during Classroom Interaction between a Spanish Heritage Language Learner and a Second Language Learner?
Presenter
  • Maria Martinez Alonzo, Senior, Spanish, Education, Communities and Organizations
Mentor
  • Ana Fernandez Dobao, Spanish and Portuguese Studies
Session

Add to my favorites How is Germination Affected by Identity and Concentration of Leaf Extracts?
Presenter
  • Sophia Basil, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management, Biology (Plant)
Mentors
  • Jonathan Bakker, Environmental & Forest Sciences
  • Loretta Rafay, Biological & Environmental Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Exploring the Metamorphic Impact of an Underrepresented Minority Support Program at a Public Selective University 
Presenter
  • Jaylen Willingham, Senior, Communication Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Kirsten Foot, Communication
  • Kenderick Wilson, Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
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 Effect of the Pollutant Methanol on the Survival and Heart Rate of Daphnia magna
Presenters
  • Jacquelynn (Jacki) O'Maley, Sophomore, Biology Transfer Degree, Edmonds Community College
  • Isabella Chang, Sophomore, Biology, Edmonds Community College
  • Carla Talbaux, Sophomore, Biology, Everett Community College
  • Severin Robins, Junior, Extended Pre-Major
Mentor
  • Jennifer (Gwen) Shlichta, Biology, Edmonds Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Detecting Post-Translational Protein Modifications Using Nanopore Sensing Technology
Presenter
  • Aerilynn Nha Chi Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentors
  • Jeff Nivala, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Nicolas Cardozo, Computer Science & Engineering, Molecular Engineering and Science
Session

Add to my favorites A Nanopore-Based Molecular Tagging System Using DNA Barcodes
Presenter
  • Karen Zhang, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jeff Nivala, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Katie Doroschak, Computer Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites CoreView: A Novel Histology System that Rapidly Assesses Core Needle Biopsies to Modernize Pathology
Presenter
  • David Cooper, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Eric Seibel, Mechanical Engineering
  • Mark Fauver, Mechanical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Assessment of Quantum Dots on Proliferating and Differentiating Male and Female Human Neural Progenitor Cells in Vitro
Presenters
  • Thanh (Tanya) Truong, Senior, Environmental Health
  • Youjun Park (Youjun) Suh, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Elaine Faustman, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Sungwoo Hong, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Effect of Levodopa on Fentanyl Oral Self-Administration in Rats
Presenter
  • Janet Suhjung Lee, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Paul Phillips, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Ryan Farero, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Examining Gender Differences in Student Perceptions of Strategies to Establish, Maintain, and Restore Student-Teacher Relationships
Presenter
  • Nuradin J Abdalla, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Jessica Coifman, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Stephanie Brewer, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Larissa Gaias, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UW Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites A Customized Program for the Identification of Conserved Protein Sequence Motifs
Presenters
  • Mohammad Mian, Sophomore, Microbiology , Bellevue Coll
  • Anthony Klobas
  • Jeffery Talada
Mentor
  • Reza Forough, Biology, Bellevue College
Session

Add to my favorites Olfactory Learning and Memory in the Mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Rylance, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
  • Gabriella Wolff, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Day-Night Variation in Floral Volatiles of Oenothera pallida and Their Impact on Pollinator Attraction
Presenter
  • Eleanore Cordia Sammeth, Junior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
  • Jeremy Chan, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Subjective Valence of Memory Associations and Exercise Behaviors
Presenters
  • Chuqing (Carrie) Gao, Senior, Economics, Psychology
  • Alina Zhang, Senior, Psychology
Mentors
  • Yusuke Shono, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
  • Brian Flaherty, Psychology
Session

Add to my favorites Inhibition of FKBP51 in the Dorsal Raphe Using SAFit2 Has Antidepressant Effects
Presenter
  • Emily K Vo, Senior, Biochemistry UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • John Neumaier, Pharmacology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Kevin Coffey, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Russell Marx,
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of Satellite Tracking Devices on the Behavior and Success of Nesting Long-tailed Jaegers (Stercorarius longicaudus) in Denali National Park
Presenter
  • Fletcher John Moore, Senior, Environmental Science & Resource Management (Wildlife Conservation)
Mentor
  • John Marzluff, Environmental & Forest Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Automated Methods of Classifying Rat Ultrasonic Vocalizations into Discrete Categories
Presenter
  • Rachel Shi, Freshman, Center for Study of Capable Youth
Mentors
  • John Neumaier, Pharmacology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Kevin Coffey, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites The Psychology of Cyberbullying
Presenter
  • Jesse Zesbaugh, Sophomore, Infomatics, Anthropology, Shoreline Community College
Mentor
  • Diana E Knauf-Levidow, Psychology, Shoreline Community College
Session

Add to my favorites Neuromodulation of Sensory and Motor Feedback in Honeybees
Presenter
  • Andrea Borrero Rossi, Junior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Jeffrey Riffell, Biology
  • Claire Rusch, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Somalia: The Heartbreaking Shift From a “Nation of Poets” to a “Nation of Refugees” 
Presenters
  • Asia Tamaami, Senior, Education, Communities and Organizations, American Ethnic Studies
  • Balqisa Omar (Balqisa) Hassan, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth
  • Ayan Hussein Mohamed, Senior, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Danny Hoffman, Anthropology
Session

Add to my favorites Deep Learning-Based Image Analysis to Extract Brain Region Features
Presenter
  • Emily Rhodes, Senior, Chemical Engineering
Mentors
  • Elizabeth Nance, Chemical Engineering, Radiology
  • Sarah Stansfield, Anthropology, Epidemiology
  • Mike McKenna, Chemical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Zebrafish Cone Photoreceptors
Presenter
  • Daniel Brock, Senior, Biochemistry Levinson Emerging Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
Mentor
  • Susan Brockerhoff, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Measuring Protein Conformations with EPR Spectroscopy
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Sather, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Stefan Stoll, Chemistry
  • Elizabeth Canarie, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Refinement of Atomic Layer Deposition Parameters to Achieve Optimal Sidewall Coverage
Presenter
  • Mark Sterling Forsnes, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Fred Newman, Washington Nanofabrication Facility
  • Karl F. Bohringer, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Role of Paraoxonase 1 in Induced Atherosclerosis
Presenter
  • Gabriela Claravall, Freshman, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentors
  • Judit Marsillach, Medicine
  • Clement Furlong, Genome Sciences, Medicine
  • Nancy Nguyen, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Role of Host microRNAs in Modulation of Alphavirus Replication
Presenter
  • Alina Nguyen, Senior, Biology (Physiology) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Jennifer Hyde, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Maternal Thyroid Dysfunction, Likely Gene Disrupting Mutations and the Impact on ASD Severity
Presenter
  • Lauren (Koko) Hall, Senior, Psychology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Jennifer Gerdts, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Raphael Bernier, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Developing a Nanofabrication Process for Manufacturing Integrated Passive Devices
Presenters
  • Julia Worden, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Lauren Arianna Mahdi, Junior, Materials Science & Engineering
Mentors
  • Fred Newman, Washington Nanofabrication Facility
  • Karl F. Bohringer, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Modeling Pulsar Red Noise to Detect Gravitational Waves
Presenter
  • Min Young Kim, Junior, Statistics, Physics: Comprehensive Physics
Mentors
  • Joey Key, Physical Sciences (Bothell Campus), University of Washington Bothell
  • Jeffrey Hazboun, Physical Sciences (Bothell Campus)
Session

Add to my favorites What Does Grateful Mean to Adolescents: An Analysis of Emotion in Peer Interactions across Washington State
Presenter
  • Hannah Nguyen, Senior, Biochemistry, English (Creative Writing) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Karin Frey, Education
Session

Add to my favorites Estimating the Upper Bound of Crustal Heat Flow under Antarctica
Presenter
  • Surabhi Biyani, Junior, Earth & Space Sciences (Physics), Atmospheric Sciences: Climate NASA Space Grant Scholar
Mentor
  • T.J. Fudge, Earth & Space Sciences
Session

Oral Presentation 2

3:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Add to my favorites Characterizing In Vitro Testes Co-Culture for Safety Assessment: Characterization of Testes Longitudinal Cellular Dynamics In Vitro
Presenter
  • Youjun Park (Youjun) Suh, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Elaine Faustman, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
  • Sungwoo Hong, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites The School to Prison Pipeline: An Analysis of the United States Education System
Presenter
  • Iman Mustafa, Junior, Law, Societies, & Justice UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Ann Frost, Law, Societies, and Justice, Sociology
Session

Add to my favorites A 3D Printed Microfluidic, Tumor Organoid Testing Platform for Personalized Cancer Care and Treatment
Presenter
  • Arman Naderi, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentor
  • Albert Folch, Bioengineering
Session

Add to my favorites Staphylococcus Aureus Strain Switching during Chronic Lung Infections among Cystic Fibrosis Patients Treated with Ivacaftor and Antibiotics
Presenter
  • Madeline Grace Fisher, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentors
  • Samantha Durfey, Microbiology
  • Pradeep Singh, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Intersectional Econometrics: Do People with More Marginalized Identities Earn Less Average Annual Wages than People with More Privileged Identities?
Presenter
  • Michael Vargas, Senior, Economics
Mentor
  • Frances Maloy, Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, Foster School of Business
Session

Add to my favorites Investigation of the Synthesis of Indium Phosphide Nanorods from Magic Sized Cluster Intermediates
Presenter
  • Dane Johnson, Senior, Chemistry (ACS Certified), Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Brandi Cossairt, Chemistry
  • Max Friedfeld, Chemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Non-Muscle Myosin Activators as a Novel Form of Therapy for Polycystic Kidney Disease
Presenter
  • Grace Jun, Senior, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Benjamin Freedman, Medicine
  • Nelly Cruz, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Inducing Collecting Duct Precursors to Study Mitochondrial Metabolism in Polycystic Kidney Disease
Presenter
  • Laura Islas, Senior, Biochemistry Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Benjamin Freedman, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites Chitosan-Based Tissue Scaffolds for High-Throughput Screening of Human Glioblastoma Therapeutics
Presenter
  • Colin Alexander Lester, Senior, Mat Sci & Engr: Nanosci & Moleculr Engr
Mentors
  • Miqin Zhang, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Olivia FC Chang, Materials Science & Engineering
Session

Poster Presentation 3

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Add to my favorites The Impact of a Novel Combinatorial Immunotherapeutic Regimen on Polyfunctional CD8+ T-Cell Responses in SHIV-Infected Rhesus Macaques
Presenter
  • Jessica Siqin Li, Senior, Microbiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Deborah Fuller, Microbiology
  • Sandra Dross, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Study of Nitrogen-Vacancy Formation in Diamond through High Temperature Annealing
Presenter
  • April Marie Opsvig, Senior, Electrical Engineering
Mentor
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics
Session

Add to my favorites Effects of Different Vagus Nerve Stimulation Protocols on Cortical Plasticity in Non-Human Primates
Presenter
  • Hayley Michelle Boyd, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Eberhard Fetz, Physiology & Biophysics
  • Irene Rembado, Physiology & Biophysics
Session

Add to my favorites Reorientation of Quantum Defects in Diamond at 1050 Celsius
Presenter
  • Christopher Jonathan (Chris) Moore, Junior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Astronomy Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics
Session

Add to my favorites Role of STING in Latent and Lytic KSHV Infection of Lymphatic Endothelial Cells
Presenter
  • Alice Ranjan, Senior, Microbiology, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology
  • Danny Vogt, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Creation and Control of Nitrogen Vacancy Centers for Magnetic Particle Imaging
Presenter
  • Nicholas Alan (Nick) Brunelle, Senior, Physics: Comprehensive Physics, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Engineering & Physical) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Kai-Mei Fu, Electrical Engineering, Physics
Session

Add to my favorites A High-Throughput Assay to Understand Lasso  Peptide Antibiotic Activity
Presenter
  • Ethan Hills, Senior, Biochemistry Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Stanley Fields, Genome Sciences
  • Ben Brandsen, Genome Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites The Future of a Malaria Vaccine: Generating a Late Liver-Stage Arresting Genetically Attenuated Plasmodium falciparum Parasite Vaccine
Presenter
  • Carolyn Brager, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Stefan Kappe, Global Health
  • Debashree Goswami, Global Health, Seattle Childrens Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Modeling of von Willebrand Disease with Human Stem Cells
Presenter
  • Liam Sullivan, Junior, Extended Pre-Major UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Hongxia Fu, Hematology, Medicine
Session

Add to my favorites I’ll Just Work This Off Later: Compensatory Health Beliefs, Considerations of Future Consequences, and Personal Health Perceptions
Presenters
  • Taylor Boles, Junior, Pre-Major, UW Tacoma
  • Kaylen Tianna Vine, Recent Graduate,
Mentor
  • Leighann Chaffee, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)
Session

Add to my favorites Creating a Lloviu Pseudotype Virus Using Modified VSV Plasmids
Presenter
  • Molly Kanagy, Junior, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Whitman College
Mentors
  • Dan Vernon, Biology, Whitman College
  • Steven Bradfute, Global Health, University of New Mexico
Session

Add to my favorites Eco-nomy GO: An Augmented Reality App that Focuses on Environmental Education
Presenters
  • Andrew McDonald, Senior, Interactive Media Design (Bothell)
  • Reginald D King, Sophomore, Pre-Major, UW Bothell
Mentor
  • Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of PTEN Variants in Cell Growth and Genome Stability
Presenter
  • Zach Andrew Krieger, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Douglas Fowler, Genome Sciences
  • Nicholas Hasle, Genome Sciences
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 Understanding UW Students’ Experiences with and Perceptions of Capacity-Constrained Majors
Presenters
  • Marlowe Lee Keller, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
  • Younghyeon (Nathan) Ji, Sophomore, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences) UW Honors Program
  • Vera Okolo, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee
  • Camila Valdebenito, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Sanchita (Sanch) Narayan, Junior, Pre-Sciences
  • Dianne Laboy, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Howard Hughes Scholar, Levinson Emerging Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Scott Freeman, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Silicon-Oxide Hard Mask Selectivity for Through Wafer Etch Application
Presenters
  • Ryan Van Der Hoeven, Junior, Materials Science & Engineering UW Honors Program
  • Robert Biegaj, Senior, Physics: Applied Physics
  • Camila Kang, Sophomore, Engineering Undeclared
Mentors
  • Mark Morgan, Molecular Engineering and Science, Washington Nanofabrication Facility
  • Karl F. Bohringer, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Deconstructing Transcriptional Repression: How Does Multimerization Influence the Dynamics of a Conserved Corepressor?
Presenter
  • Samuel Juarez Solis, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Signal Speeds and Root Response: Roles of Auxin Receptors in A. thaliana Root Growth
Presenter
  • Alexandra True (Alex) Koriath, Sophomore, Bioengineering
Mentors
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
  • Roman Ramos Baez, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites AGL42 in Lateral Root Specification 
Presenter
  • Erika Amy Oki, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Control of Lateral Root Development: Insight from Defects of Auxin Response Factor (ARF) Mutants
Presenter
  • Meghan Wedeking, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Silicion Isolation
Presenter
  • Stephanie Sin, Junior, Physics: Applied Physics
Mentors
  • Mark Brunson, Washington Nanofabrication Facility
  • Karl F. Bohringer, Electrical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Reducing Tag Identification Time in a Molecular Tagging System
Presenter
  • Aishwarya Mandyam, Senior, Computer Science, Philosophy
Mentors
  • Katie Doroschak, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Luis Ceze, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Jeff Nivala, Computer Science & Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Investigating Student Perceptions of Demonstrations in Large Undergraduate Chemistry Courses
Presenters
  • Roma Seo, Senior, Biochemistry
  • William Y Mun, Senior, Chemistry
  • Beth Cassidy, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentor
  • Tam'ra-Kay Francis, Chemistry
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Add to my favorites Modulation of Risky Decision-Making in Pyramidal Tract Neurons
Presenter
  • Jordyn Richardson, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Susan Ferguson, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Elizabeth Crummy, Neuroscience, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Tim O'Neal, Neuroscience, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Eating Thoughtfully: Employing Slow Design to Bring Mindfulness to Mealtimes
Presenters
  • Savanna Yee, Senior, Computer Science, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction) UW Honors Program
  • Jonathan Yeuharng Chuang, Senior, Informatics
  • Marc Anthony (Marco) Punio, Junior, Informatics
  • Ellani Johnson, Senior, Informatics (Human-Computer Interaction)
Mentor
  • Batya Friedman, Information Technology & Systems
Session

Add to my favorites Defining Chronic Postsurgical Pain in a Pediatric Population
Presenter
  • Lucas Chen, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Innovations in Pain Research Scholar
Mentor
  • Jennifer Rabbitts, Anesthesiology
Session

Add to my favorites Advanced Scripting in Treatment Planning System for Compensator IMRT Device to Expand Global Radiation Therapy    
Presenter
  • Claire Anela Leu, Junior, Computer Science, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms)
Mentors
  • Eric Ford, Radiation Oncology
  • Dolla Toomeh, Radiation Oncology
Session

Add to my favorites Evaluating the Performance of Sea Ice Models After Bias Correction
Presenter
  • Zihui (Joyce) Zhang, Senior, Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics & Algorithms), Statistics
Mentors
  • Adrian Raftery, Sociology, Statistics
  • Hannah Director, Statistics
Session

Add to my favorites The Role of Skin Phagocytes in Tissue Repair
Presenter
  • Ethan White, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Jeff Rasmussen, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites How Mountain Ranges Influence Tropical Rainfall
Presenters
  • Rivkah Parent, Senior, Atmospheric Sciences: Climate
  • Haley Margaret Staudmyer, Sophomore, Atmospheric Sciences: Climate UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences
  • Oliver Watt-Meyer, Atmospheric Sciences, Univeristy of Washington
Session

Add to my favorites The Contribution of Lay Health Workers in A Succesful Intervention Supporting High-Risk Youth with Type 1 Diabetes: A Qualitative Assessment of the Diabetes Community Care Ambassador Program
Presenters
  • Claire Elizabeth Summa, Senior, Public Health-Global Health
  • Nadya Ekhteraee-Sanaee, Senior, Economics UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Faisal Malik, Pediatrics
Session

Add to my favorites A 3D Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Homo naledi Distal Humeri
Presenter
  • Ashlee Breedlove, Junior, Anthropology: Archaeological Sciences
Mentors
  • Ben Marwick, Anthropology
  • Elen Feuerriegel, Anthropology
Session

Add to my favorites What is the Time Burden Associated with Completion of Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaires after Cancer Treatment?
Presenter
  • Wesley Jenq, Junior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Fredrik Klevebro, Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of Opening KCNQ Channels on Heroin Relapse
Presenter
  • Kes Amber Luchini, Senior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Susan Ferguson, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Britahny Baskin, Neuroscience, Seattle Children's Research Institute/UW
Session

Add to my favorites The Role of Intratelencephalic Neurons in Decision-Making
Presenter
  • Marlaena Nooney, Senior, Neurobiology, Psychology
Mentors
  • Susan Ferguson, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Elizabeth Crummy, Neuroscience, Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Tim O'Neal, Neuroscience, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Research Institute
Session

Add to my favorites Classification of Behavioral and Neural Variation in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter
  • Josephine Ella Millard, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Frederick Shic, Pediatrics
  • Adham Atyabi, Pediatrics
  • Kelsey Dommer, Psychology, SCRI
Session

Add to my favorites Observing Air Quality at Manastash Ridge Observatory 
Presenter
  • Ling Yi Celeste Tsiang, Freshman, Pre-Major (Arts & Sciences)
Mentor
  • Oliver Fraser, Astronomy
Session

Add to my favorites Situating the Stories: History of Jewish Migration in Uruguay
Presenter
  • Kiyomi Kishaba, Sophomore, English Writing, Communications, Pacific Lutheran University
Mentor
  • Rona Kaufman, English, Pacific Lutheran University
Session

Add to my favorites A Designed Self-Assembling Nanoparticle Vaccine for Parenteral Induction of Mucosal Immune Responses
Presenter
  • Rose B Fields, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Neil King, Biochemistry
  • Karla-Luise Herpoldt, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites SIV-ZIKV Coinfection Affects ZIKV Pathogenesis through Increasing Viral Replication In Vitro
Presenter
  • Brett Jones, Senior, Microbiology
Mentors
  • Megan O'Connor, Microbiology
  • Deborah Fuller, Microbiology
Session

Add to my favorites Electrohydrodynamic Micro-Robots
Presenter
  • Elma Dedic, Senior, Mechanical Engineering
Mentors
  • Sawyer Fuller, Mechanical Engineering
  • Yogesh Chukewad, Mechanical Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Cell Cycle Re-Entry Delayed by UV-Induced DNA Damage in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Presenters
  • Rebecca Schmidt, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
  • Aydan Bailey, Sophomore, AS-T, Wenatchee Valley Coll
  • Kai Bailey, Sophomore, AS-T, Wenatchee Valley Coll
Mentors
  • Sue Kane, Biological & Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Biological Structure, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Wenatchee Valley College
  • Steve Stefanides, Biology, Wenatchee Valley College
Session

Add to my favorites VR and Memory
Presenters
  • Olivia Jean Chicoine, Senior, Industrial Engineering
  • Katherine Tran, Senior, Biochemistry
  • Kristen M. Leierzapf, Senior, Industrial Engineering
  • Qihua (Garret) Yang, Senior, Electrical Engineering
  • Ty Andrew Good, Junior, Industrial Engineering
  • Xiaolu Li, Senior, Industrial Engineering
  • Evan Robert Kirkpatrick, Senior, Industrial Engineering
Mentor
  • Tom Furness, Industrial Engineering
Session

Add to my favorites Transdifferentiation of Supporting Cells into Type ll Hair Cells in Adult Mice after Damage Requires Sox2
Presenter
  • Amanda Nichole (Amanda) Ciani, Fifth Year, Speech & Hearing Sciences
Mentor
  • Jennifer Stone, Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
Session

Add to my favorites The Effect of Intramedullary Screw Fixation on Proximal Phalanx and Metacarpal Head Articular Contact Stress: A Cadaver and Finite Element Modeling Study
Presenter
  • Homer Christian Johann Reiter, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Scott Telfer, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Session

Visual Arts & Design 4

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Add to my favorites 3-D Modeling of Ion Trap Mass Spectrometers Coupled to a Tunable Wavelength Laser for UV-Vis Photodissociation Action Spectroscopy Experiments
Presenter
  • Brandon Mozzone, Senior, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Mentor
  • Frantisek Turecek, Chemistry
Session

Poster Presentation 4

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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 Glial Cell Activation after Degradation of Hyaluronic Acid
Presenter
  • Julia Bergquist, Junior, Neurobiology
Mentors
  • Christoph Hofstetter, Neurological Surgery
  • Zin Khaing, Neurological Surgery
Session

Add to my favorites Stabilizing Self-Assembling Protein Cage for Use Towards Vaccine Design
Presenter
  • Gargi Mukund Kher, Junior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Neil King, Biochemistry
  • Karla-Luise Herpoldt, Biochemistry
Session

Add to my favorites Evolution of Insect and Crustacean Learning and Memory Brain Structures
Presenter
  • Mina Liao, Junior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor
  • Gabriella Wolff, Biology
Session

Add to my favorites Susceptibility Testing to Determine Antibiotic Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus
Presenter
  • Angshita Dutta, Sophomore, Pre-Sciences
Mentors
  • Maria Nelson, Microbiology
  • Lucas Hoffman, Microbiology, Pediatrics
Session

Add to my favorites A Comparative Behavioral Study of Eight Primate Species at Cocha Cashu Biological Research Station
Presenters
  • Katerina Mitrofanova, Senior, Biology (General)
  • Elizabeth Rylance, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Ursula Valdez, Environmental Science, UW Bothell
  • Jennifer Atkinson, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Bothell Campus), UW Bothell
Session