Abstracts from the 20th Annual Conference

Al-Obeidi, Arshed
IDENTIFYING TEMPLATE SWITCHING SITES IN THE SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE GENOME

Albala, Gabriela
"ROLE OF LECTIN IN DEFENSE OF THE GROWING ROOT TIP"

Almryde, Kyle
BRAIN NETWORKS FOR RETRIEVAL OF ATTENDED AND UNATTENDED LANGUAGE TARGETS IN THE HUMAN AUDITORY SYSTEM

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

Azar, Richard
CHARACTERIZATION OF NONSPECIFIC INHIBITION OF THE SIRTUINS BY SUBSTRATE NAD+ PRECURSORS AND INHIBITORS OF OTHER NAD+-UTILIZING ENZYMES

Badran, Ahmed
DNA SEER: A SENSITIVE APPROACH FOR THE DIRECT INTERROGATION OF CPG METHYLATION

Badran, Amr
NUCLEAR-LOCALIZED CLASS III (C-III) SMALL HEAT SHOCK PROTEINS IN PLANT HEAT TOLERANCE

Baker, Elizabeth
VIGILANCE BEHAVIOR IN ARIZONA GRAY SQUIRRELS: INFLUENCE OF PROTECTIVE COVER

Bandekar, Neha
APOPTOTIC BODIES AS A SOURCE OF MUC-1 ANTIGEN MAY INITIATE AN IMMUNE RESPONSE

Barraza, Luis
Temporal Mapping of Granule Cell Production in the Post-natal Mouse Cerebellum

Bastidas, Michael
SYNTHESIS OF A CLICK CHEMISTRY PHTALOCYANINE AS A NEW DONOR MATERIAL FOR ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS

Bergen, Jacqueline
EXPLORING HORIZONTAL TRANSMISSION MECHANISMS OF RICKETTSIA IN THE SWEET POTATO WHITEFLY

Bernier, Jessica
NOVEL RECONSTRUCTION OF ULTRAFAST MRI DATA

Binder, Andrew
Exploring Nonlinear Oscillator Models for Auditory Transduction

Bode, Brian
DEVELOPMENT OF SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION TASK FOR IDENTIFYING ADULTS WITH LANGUAGE DISORDERS

Broersma, Brittanie
A Spatial Version of Classical Eyeblink Conditioning in the Young and Aged Rat

Brown, Jessica
OVARIECTOMIZED RATS DEMONSTRATE INCREASED SKIN VASODILATATION IN LOW ESTROGEN AND AT HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES

bryan, alberto
DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS OF NEW MELANOCORTIN LIGANDs

Buck, Danielle
DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES OF NEW ZEALAND WHITE RABBIT CARDIAC AND SKELETAL TITIN

Cahill, James
PHYLOGENETIC ASSESSMENT OF ARCHAIC ADMIXTURE IN EARLY MODERN HUMAN POPULATIONS

Carrasco, Androuw
A SPLICE SITE MUTATION MAY UNDERLIE THE HIGH PREVALENCE OF OCULOCUTANEOUS ALBINISM TYPE 2 IN THE KUNA POPULATION

Choate, Brittany
NAEGLERIA FOWLERI—DEADLY AMOEBA IN ARIZONA WATERS

Clasen, Sara
LOSS OF MUC1 PROMOTES MYELOID DIFFERENTIATION INTO CD11B+GR1+ SUPPRESSORS AT THE EXPENSE OF DC FUNCTION

Colagross, Ashley
Factors controlling cell cycle regulation: More shocking news from plant biology

Comi, Troy
POROUS PHOSPHOLIPID NANOSHELLS AS ENZYME DELIVERY AGENTS

Condon, Amanda
Glycoursodeoxycholic acid decreases DNA damage and oxidative stress in Barrett's esophagus cells treated with low pH and bile acid

Constantopoulos, Eleni
SMELLS LIKE SEX: BEHAVIOR OF THE MOTH, MANDUCA SEXTA, TO VARIED PHEROMONE MIXTURES

Cook, Sarah
LEARNING TO GIVE UP! THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE DOPAMINERGIC SYSTEM TO EXTINCTION

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

Dan, Kelvin
Culture of Osteoblasts and Osteoclasts and Micro-CT Evaluation of Bone Structure of Mice Fed a High-fat Diet

Danowski, Lisa
CHARACTERIZATION OF CONIFERYL ALCOHOL ACETYL TRANSFERASE IN SWEET BASIL (OCIMUM BASILICUM)

Donohue, Carolyn
Expression of Npc1 in Glial Cells Corrects Sterility in Npc1-/- mice.

Dowdy, Nick
COMPETITIVE INFLUENCES OF THE BACTERIAL SYMBIONTS WOLBACHIA AND CARDINIUM ON ENCARSIA INARON LARVAE

Durazo, David
THE EFFECT OF OXIDATIVE STRESS ON INSULIN SIGNALING IN ISOLATED RAT SKELETAL MUSCLE

Durns, Tyler
Identifying Mucolipin Interactors

Dyett, Ashley
TARGETING OF PANCREATIC TUMOR WITH MULTI-MERIC LIGAND

Eaton, Karen
INVESTIGATION OF STRUCTURAL EVOLUTION IN CRO PROTEINS THROUGH HYBRID SEQUENCE CONSTRUCTION

Edwards, Sarah
EFFECT OF EPO-INDUCED CELL PROLIFERATION ON CELL METABOLISM

Egurrola, Ana
Prefrontal cortex leads hippocampus during reactivation: further evidence for an orchestrating role of mPFC in retrieval of consolidated memory

Elezaby, Aly
Assaying Instability of a Genome Rearrangement

Evjen, Cecilie
Polydomous colonies of Temnothorax rugatulus

Ferng, Alice
ENGINEERING ARTICULAR CARTILAGE USING ADIPOSE-DERIVED AND BONE MARROW DERIVED STEM CELLS

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

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

Grunow, Nathan
NATURAL PRODUCT SCREEING FOR PROSTATE CANCER THERAPUTICS USING GENE EXPRESSION

Howard, Jamie
ENGINEERING ARTICULAR CARTILAGE USING ADIPOSE-DERIVED AND BONE MARROW DERIVED STEM CELLS

Hubler, Julia
The Adaptive Advantage of Small Bumblebees

Huerta, Carmen
INHIBITION OF BETA-CATENIN AND BCL-9 WITH A BETA-CATENIN MIMETIC PEPTIDE TO INHIBIT BREAST CANCER PROGRESSION

Huerta, Danah
CONTROL OF RESPONSE SELECTION BY REINFORCER VALUE IN YOUNG AND AGED BONNET MACAQUES

Ikehara, Mayuko
FIS2 PARTIAL-LOSS-OF FUNCTION PHENOTYPE GENERATED THROUGH AN ARTIFICIAL MICRORNA STRATEGY

Johnson, Crystal
BILE ACIDS DECREASE GOBLET CELL SECRETIONS IN NEONATAL ILEAL EXPLANTS

Jones-Weinert, Colin
IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL FOCAL ADHESION COMPLEXES IN STRIATED MUSCLE

Kessinger, Taylor
SIGNALS OF EVOLUTION IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE STOP CODONS AND 3' UTRS: MINIMIZATION AND MITIGATION OF READTHROUGH EFFECTS

Keys, Kevin
Languages and Genes: Reconstructing the Demographic History of Eastern Indonesia

Kinnard, Krista
HUMAN TANDEM REPEATS AND BREAST CANCER PROGRESSION

Kolody, Brianna
REGULATION AND FUNCTION OF MIDGUT PROTEASE GENES IN AEDES AEGYPTI MOSQUITOES

Koussa, Mounir
ii. MORPHOLOGICAL AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT OF PERIPHERAL GLIAL CELLS IN THE ANTENNAL NERVE OF THE MOTH MANDUCA SEXTA

Kumirov, Vlad
NOVEL SYNTHESIS OF β-SUBSTITUTED γ-UNSATURATED CHIRAL AMINO ACIDS

Kwon, Dohyung
OCCURRENCE OF NON-01/NON-0139 VIBRIO CHOLERAE AND AEROMONAS SPP. IN

Kyman, Lena
IMPLICIT LEARNING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LANGUAGE DISORDERED AND TYPICAL CHILDREN

LaComb, Michelle
THE USE OF COMMUNITY PROFILES TO CHARACTERIZE THE EFFECT OF ELEVATION, DEPTH AND TIME ON MICROBIAL POPULATIONS IN EXTREME HYPERARID ENVIRONMENTS.

LaPresto, Lindsay
NUCLEOMICS: TARGETING AND GENETIC ANALYSIS OF NUTRIENT-SENSING CELLS

Lee, Cameron
CELLULAR SIGNALING IN EMBRYOS IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA

Leick, Mark
FRABRICATION AND CELLULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF SUPERCRITICAL FLUID-DERIVED POROUS BIOGLASS(R) POLYMER COMPOSITE SCAFFOLDS

Lepow, Talya
IDENTIFICATION OF INTERACTORS OF MUCOLIPINS

Littleton, Aimee
NOVEL INSIGHTS INTO THE ROLE OF THE TUMOR SUPPRESSOR LETHAL GIANT LARVAE IN NEURONS

Lozano, Alysia
DIFFERENCES IN THE EXPRESSION OF THE LIGANDS AND RECEPTORS OF B7 FAMILY OF CD4+ T-REGULATORY AND T-EFFECTOR CELLS IN YOUNG AND OLD MICE

Madrid, Elise
GUINEA PIGS AS A MODEL FOR CHRONIC CHAGAS DISEASE

Meserve, Joy
IDENTIFYING PROTEINS INVOLVED IN A GENETIC INTERACTION WITH CAP-H2 IN DROSOPHILA

Meyers, Kimberly
Tryptophan to Phenylalanine Mutation in Sulfite Oxidase

Mikles, David
OVIPOSITION BEHAVIOR OF FEMALE MANDUCA SEXTA MOTHS TO HERBIVORY INDUCED VOLATILES FROM SOLANACEOUS PLANTS

Mires, Derek
EVALUATING C-MYC AS A DRUG TARGET IN PANCREATIC CANCER

Mon, Cheauharn
WHEN DO INFANTS LEARN THAT OBJECTS IN THE WORLD TEND TO BE CONVEX?

Mosher, Clayton
State-dependent modulation of neural activity in the monkey amygdala

Muralidhar, Akshay
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZING THE SEROTONIN RECEPTOR 5HT2A IN THE BRAIN AND ANTENNAL LOBE OF THE HAWKMOTH Manduca Sexta

Murata, Anthony
HIPPOCAMPAL EXPRESSION OF THE IMMEDIATE EARLY GENE ARC DURING RUNNING ON A FIXED WHEEL OCCURS IN EQUIVALENT PROPORTIONS TO EXPLORING LARGER ENVIRONMENTS

Mustafa, Marwan
Examining the Role of FGFR1 and FGFR2 in Neonatal Myocardium

Nematollahi, Saman
THE EFFECT OF AGING AND NOVELTY ON THE SINGLE-UNIT ACTIVITY OF PERIRHINAL CORTICAL NEURONS

O'Brien, Dawne
INVESTIGATION OF SEQUENCE ELEMENTS INVOLVED IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DIMERIZATION IN HELICAL CRO PROTEINS

Obaidi, Adam
CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL RECEPTOR KINASE IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA

Orozco, Rousel
MOLECULAR AND PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF THE BACTERIAL SYMBIONT OF HETERORHABDITIS SONORENSIS (STRAINS CH-35 & CABORCA)

Pangasa, Misha
EVALUATION OF TRANSCRIPTIONAL REPRESSION OF PDGFRβ AS A NOVEL THERAPEUTIC APPROACH TO TREAT PANCREATIC CANCER

Patron, Lilian
EFFECTS OF AGING ON THE RETRIEVAL OF REWARD LOCALIZATION STRATEGIES

Peck, Kayla
DEMOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI IN LOCAL TRIATOMINE POPULATIONS TO ASSESS THE RISK OF CHAGAS’ DISEASE

Randolph, Blake
MUTANTS THAT PREVENT PARAMUTATION AFFECT MiRNA ACCUMULATION

Roberts, Meredith
DETECTING A CORRELATION BETWEEN GENE TRANSCRIPTION AND LOCALIZATION

Robinson, Logan
Protecting plants from heat stress: Mechanism of Hsp101

Samsel, Kara
THE PHENOTYPIC EFFECTS OF REDUCED CHLOROPLAST-LOCALIZED HSP21 ON ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA

Santin, Ana
Factors controlling cell cycle regulation: More shocking news from plant biology

Sheedy, Craig
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE PERIPLASMIC SILVER BINDING PROTEIN, SilF

Son, Tiffany
HETEROLOGOUS EXPRESSION OF HUMAN {ALPHA}6{BETA}4{BETA}3@ ((BETA) 3@ = (BETA)3 V273S) NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS

Tham, Kim
THE ROLE OF TUBERIN IN THE REGULATION OF THE MITOGEN ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE CASCADE IN RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

Uprety, Ajay
EXPRESSION OF THE IMMEDIATE EARLY GENE ARC IN VENTRAL TEGMENTAL NEURONS DURING AGING

Uribe, Jasmin
TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR BINDING IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE

Veomett, Nicholas
PHARMACOKINETIC ANALYSIS OF A NOVEL TOPICAL TREATMENT FOR NON-MELANOMA SKIN CANCER

Villegas, Debora
THE EFFECT OF GROWTH MEDIUM ON RHAMNOLIPID PRODUCTION BY PSUEDOMONAS AERUGINOSA

Wagner, Zachary
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF SIZE OF HIPPOCAMPAL DAMAGE AND ITS CORRELATIONS WITH BEHAVIOR.

Walton, Alexander
LEARNING AND NEST EMIGRATION IN TEMNOTHORAX ALBIPENNIS ANTS

Watkins, Laurel
The aging mosquito: increased insulin signaling in the midgut of An. stephensi reduces lifespan

Williams, Mia
CHARACTERIZATION OF FOUR RECEPTOR-LIKE KINASES INVOLVED IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA ROOT DEVELOPMENT

Wilson, Benjamin
ncRNAs Arise from Iintrinsic Bidirectiona lTranscription

woznica, sarah
REGULATION AND FUNCTION OF ANKYRIN REPEAT SOCS BOX IN CARDIAC DEVELOPMENT OF THE PRIMITIVE CHORDATE, CIONA INTESTINALIS

Zhang, Wujie

CLONING OF A PUTATIVE SEROTONIN RECEPTOR AND ITS LOCALIZATION IN THE ANTENNAL LOBES OF THE MOTH MANDUCA SEXTA


zhu, jieyan
IN VITRO ASSAY TO STUDY CELL-CELL INTERACTIONS IN SCHLEMM'S CANAL ENDOTHELIA

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