Abstracts from the 19th Annual Conference

Aguilar, Jessica

IMPLICIT LEARNING OF LANGUAGE BY ADULTS


Al-Obeidi, Arshed

TESTING A THERAPUETIC PHARMACEUTICAL FOR SYNOVIAL SARCOMA


Alabaster, Amy

LIPID METABOLISM IN AEDES AEGYPTI MOSQUITOES


Archuleta, Tara

IN VITRO OXIDANT STRESS CAUSES PREFERENTIAL LOSS OF IRS PROTEINS IN RAT SKELETAL MUSCLE.


Arganbright, Kelly

PRESENCE OF PANETH CELLS AND SECRETED ΑLPHA-DEFENSINS IN NEONATAL NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS RAT MODEL


Ashraf, Haroon

RNAI KNOCKDOWN OF NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE (NOS) IN MANDUCA SEXTA


Azar, Richard

Characterization of sirtuin inhibition by established potent and specific inhibitors of PARPs and PARGs: obviating potentially deleterious effects of ligand nonspecificity


Badran, Ahmed

DNA SEER: A Sensitive Approach for the Direct Detection of DNA


Baker, Elizabeth

NEST SITE SELECTION IN ARIZONA GRAY SQUIRRELS (SCIURUS ARIZONENSIS)


Barraza, Luis

Two-Dimensional Analysis of Immunoreactive Fungal Proteins from Alternaria Species


Bastidas, Adam

UNRAVELING THE BINDING SPECIFICITY OF THE PDZ DOMAIN OF DEGS


Bingaman, Marc

DEVELOPING A METHODOLOGY FOR THE USE OF QUANTUM DOTS IN FLUORESCENT IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION


Brandon, Michelle
TRANSLATIONAL REGULATION OF EARLY TRYPSIN SYNTHESIS BY TARGET OF RAPAMYCIN IN THE MOSQUITO AEDES AEGYPTI

Broersma, Brittanie

AGING REDUCES PERFORMANCE ON A SPATIAL VERSION OF CLASSICAL EYEBLINK CONDITIONING IN THE RAT


Campos, Jaime

Parasitic wasp responses to symbiont-based defence in aphids


Castro, Nina

Guinea Pigs as a Potential Model for Trypanosoma cruzi


Cavanaugh, Sarah

A SURVEY OF ALLELIC GENE EXPRESSION IN DROSOPHILA HYBRIDS


Chapman, John
1,4-Benzoquinone forms an unstable thioether bond with cysteine residues that is eliminated in basic conditions

Chu, Hanh

A NEW GENERATION OF ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIAL


Clasen, Sara

A CLEARER LOOK AT THE ROLE OF FMRP ON SERCA FUNCTIONING IN DROSOPHILA


Craighead, Megan

INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF THE EUKARYOTIC ELONGATION FACTORS 1B-α (1, 2) AND EEF1B-β (1, 2) FROM ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA IN PLANT THERMOTOLERANCE


Dan, Kelvin

Cytometric Analysis of CD4+CD25+CD127- as a Novel Regulatory T-cell Marker


Delgado, Ryan
Requirement of Vav in Neutrophil Activation and Death

Dyett, Ashley

A NOVEL APPROACH TO CELL-SURFACE TARGETING USING HETEROMULTIVALENT LIGANDS


Eaton, Karen

INSERTION AND DELETION MUTATION AS FACTORS IN THE EVOLUTION OF NEW PROTEIN FOLDS: THE CRO FAMILY


Egurrola, Ana

ACCELERATED REPLAY OF NEURONAL FIRING PATTERNS DURING SLEEP IN THE RAT MEDIAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX


Espinoza, Jason

THE ROLE OF POLYCYCSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE GENE IN REGULATION OF THE CELL CYCLE


Ferng, Alice

Inducing Cartilage Regeneration with Stem Cells for Treatment of Osteoarthritis Patients


Garcia, Victor

IDENTIFYING INTERACTING REGIONS BETWEEN A SMALL HEAT SHOCK PROTEIN (sHSP) AND SUBSTRATE WITHIN THE sHSP-SUBSTRATE COMPLEX


Gardner, Andrew

Protein Engineering and Enhancement via Polymer Modification


Gebrekidane, Ezekiel Amare
CHARACTERIZATION OF NATURAL PRODUCT FOR MEDICINAL USE FROM KIDNEYWEED

Gibboni, Robert

How do monkeys look at other monkey faces?


Gilbert, Danielle

ADIPONECTIN REDUCES APOPTOSIS IN TYPE 2 DIABETES


Giridharan, Neha

The role of Sirtuins in promising targets for drug discovery: evaluation of optimal NAD+ precursors


Goel, Hersh
Silencing of Spingosine-1-Phosphate Receptor S1P1 in Mouse Embryonic Fibroblast Cells.

Gonzalez, Jesus
HOST-SPECIFICITY AND HOST-SWITCHING AMONG POLLINATING AND NON-POLLINATING FIG WASPS.

Grimes, Matthew

THE ROLE OF EUKARYOTIC ELONGATION FACTOR 1B GAMMA IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA STRESS TOLERANCE


Hollman, Derek

Aqueous Nitric Oxide Autoxidation


Hood, Kenyon
CHIMERIC PEPTIDES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Hummell, Erica

GENETIC ANALYSIS OF AN ENZYME INVOLVED IN NITRIC OXIDE METABOLISM


Ikehara, Mayuko

EXPRESSION PATTERNS OF THREE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR GENES IN THE FEMALE GAMETOPHYTE OF ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA


Ingram, Wendy

Loss of Protein Function In Vivo Resulting From the Introduction of Short Aggregation-Prone Nonpolar Amino Acid Sequences


Keys, Kevin
LANGUAGES AND GENES: POPULATION DYNAMICS OF EASTERN INDONESIA

Khan, Maria

DECIPHERING THE INTERACTION BETWEEN NEBULIN AND ALPHA-ACTININ IN STRIATED MUSCLE


Kittleson, Megan

IMPLICIT LANGUAGE LEARNING: ADULT’S ABILITY TO STATISTICALLY SEGMENT WORDS IN NORWEGIAN


Koussa, Mounir

Odor-experience-dependent Synaptic Plasticity in the Adult Moth Manduca sexta


Kumirov, Vlad

NMR STUDIES OF THE CONFORMATION OF RECEPTOR SELECTIVE MELANOTROPIN


Lau, Pick-Chung

NMR compatible bioreactor studies on C6 glioma cells under hypoxia and glucose free environment.


Lim, Jung-Eun

INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF NEUROGLIAN IN OLFACTORY RECEPTOR AXON PATHFINDING IN THE DEVELOPING OLFACTORY SYSTEM OF DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER


Lockwood, Julie

USING FMRI AND AN AUDITORY STROOP INTERFERENCE TASK TO ISOLATE LANGUAGE-ATTENTION NETWORKS IN THE BRAIN


Lozano, Alysia
Cannabinoid2 Receptors Attenuate Pain and Maintain Bone Structure in a Murine Model of Bone Cancer

Malan, Timothy
Characterization of a negative-acting 185 bp sequence downstream of the phenazine biosynthetic promoter that reduces gene expression 200-fold in the beneficial bacterium Pseudomonas chlororaphis.

Mosher, Clayton

NEURAL POPULATION ACTIVITY IN THE AMYGDALA PRECEDES THE SKIN CONDUCTANCE RESPONSE IN RHESUS MONKEYS


Mustafa, Marwan

Gene Expression Study on FGF2 Isoform-Specific Knockout Mice


Nelson, Sarah

Long term vasopressin regulation of renal aquaporins and urea transporters in mice with a reduced urinary concentrating ability


Nematollahi, Saman

THE EFFECT OF AGE AND CONTEXT ON OBJECT RECOGNITION


Nogales High School,
BIODIESEL AS AN ALTERNATIVE FUEL SOURCE

O'Reilly, Eileen
Silencing of PKD1 Gene in Mouse Distal Convoluted Tubule Cells

Obaidi, Adam

CHARACTERIZATION OF 2 LRR-RLKS IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA


Olds, Susan

ALTERING DISTAL-LESS 5 (Dlx5) EXPRESSION EFFECTS THE SIZE OF THE OLFACTORY PLACODE IN FROG EMBRYOS


Paluscio, Elyse

FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE SHEWANELLA CHR A PROTEIN


Park, Emily

Search for anti-cancer drugs using the ArrayPlate assay


Patel, Vijay

ARABIDOPSIS HSP21 AND MSRB1/MSRB2 IN PLANT STRESS TOLERANCE.


Patel, Nikita
A Cell Culture Model for the Propagation of Norovirus

Plichta, Kathryn

THE HIDDEN NEMATODE HOST OF PHOTORHABDUS ASYMBIOTICA (Γ-PROTEOBACTERIA: ENTEROBACTERIACEA): EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS AND DESCRIPTION OF ITS MORPHOLOGICAL TRAITS


Ricq, Emily
Biological Evaluation of Dienyl Ceramide in the moth M. sexta

Schnell, Stephanie

Localization of Bipolar Disease Gene on Chromosome 5


Schvarcz, Michael
CHLOROPLAST ROBBERY IN THE TOXIC MARINE DINOFLAGELLATE DINOPHYSIS ACUMINATA

Shokhirev, Max

EFFECTS OF NEGATIVELY-CHARGED CARBOXYLATE RESIDUES ON THE STABILIZATION OF THE NO- AND HISTAMINE-BOUND HEME ACTIVE SITE OF NITROPHORIN 2, A PROTEIN FROM THE SALIVA OF A BLOOD-SUCKING INSECT.


Starks, Erika

IDENTIFCATION OF MUTANTS INVOLVED IN FRUIT DEVELOPMENT IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA


Sund, Derrick

EYESPOT COLOCALIZATION WITH ACETYLATED TUBULIN ROOTLETS


Szewczyk, Daniel

A NOVEL TASK TO ASSES PREFRONTAL FUNCTION AND THE AFFECTS OF AGING IN RATS


Tabis, Lauren

BIFUNCTIONAL PEPTIDES AS OPIOID RECEPTOR AGONIST/NEUROKININ-1 RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST REVERSE NEUROPATHIC PAIN.


Than, Kim
The Role of Flagella and Pilli as Adhesions and Motility Factors in EPEC and EHEC

Uprety, Ajay

A DISSOCIATION OF THE INFLUENCE OF OBJECTS ON THE FIRING CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIRHINAL AND HIPPOCAMPAL NEURONS


Velasquez, Lissette

Transferrin expression profile in Aedes aegpyti mosquitoes


Visiting Winter Session Students,
Role of extracellular lectins in eucaryotic defense: Root border cells as a model

Wynn, Danyel

INTEGRIN α6: A NOVEL MODIFICATION TO MODULATE TUMOR CELL MIGRATION


Zhang, Wujie

CLONING OF A PUTATIVE SEROTONIN RECEPTOR FROM THE MOTH MANDUCA SEXTA


Zingsheim, Morgan
Structure-Activity Study for Peptides Targeting the Human Melanocortin Receptors

Zinsli, Phillip

CHARACTERIZATION OF SMART PLATFORMS TO CAPTURE CELLS IN A FLUID


Zong, Yue

LOW-DOSE ARSENIC INHIBITS WOUND REPAIR BUT DOES NOT UPREGULATE MMP-9 IN HUMAN AIRWAY EPITHELIAL CELLS


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