Abstracts from the 24th Annual Conference

Alvarez, Jorge
REGENERATIVE POTENTIAL OF ADIPOSE AND CORD TISSUE DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS

Ammann, Kaitlyn
NOVEL NON-INJURY VERSUS INJURY MIGRATION ASSAYS

Badilla, Alejandro
A NEW TREATMENT FOR BIOSOLIDS TO IMPROVE SUSTAINABILITY USING RECOVERY OF HELMINTH OVA, ENTERIC VIRUSES, AND COLIFORMS AS A MEASURE OF EFFICACY

Bao, Jennifer
BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF CYCLIZED CYSTINE KNOT PEPTIDES TARGETING HUMAN MELANOCORTIN RECEPTORS

Benton, Deon
LEARNING OBJECT CATEGORIES ACROSS TIME IN 4.5-MONTH-OLD INFANTS

Bischoff, Christina
NO MARYLAND COUNTY LEFT BEHIND: STATEWIDE INTERVENTION MAY REDUCE GEOGRAPHIC DISPARITIES

Bondy, Elizabeth
THE EFFECTS OF WOLBACHIA ON THE AGGRESSION OF MALE FRUIT FLIES

Brown, Austin
SUBLETHAL EFFECTS OF PRISTINE, A FUNGICIDE, ON HONEYBEE (APIS MELLIFERA) HEALTH

Brucks, Melanie
THE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA SHARING ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ADHERENCE

Cai, Wesley
PENTOXIFYLLINE INITIATES GSK-3Β-INDUCED PROTEASOMAL DEGRADATION OF CYCLIN D1 AND ARRESTS RENAL CANCER CELLS IN THE G1 PHASE

Carlson, Kevin
DETERMINANTS OF SPECIFICITY AND PROMISCUITY WITHIN THE BH3 BINDING RECEPTORS INVOLVED IN PROGRAMED CELL DEATH

Chase, John
SELECTIVE PRESSURE AND DIFFERENTIAL BINDING OF MIRNAS IN PTEN AND PTENP1

Chaung, Monica
PRIMARY CELL CULTURE ANALYSES OF STATIN-INDUCED TOXICITY IN DROSOPHILA NEURONS

Chavez, Savannah
STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE DEFAULT NETWORK

Choi, Briana
DIFFERENTIATION POTENTIAL OF MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS ISOLATED FROM CRYOPRESERED HUMAN ADIPOSE AND CORD TISSUES.

Costanza, John
DIFFERENTIAL FLAGELLAR GLYCOSYLATION AMONG CLINICAL ISOLATES OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE

Deitering, Samantha
EFFECT OF WORD FREQUENCY, SENTENCE COMPLEXITY, AND AGING ON SENTENCE COMPREHENSION

Demara, Bianca
TRAPPING KISSING BUGS USING YEAST VOLATILES AS ODOR BAITS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY

Doctor, Samantha
NF-ΚB ACETYLATION AS A POSSIBLE MECHANISM OF RESISTANCE TO HISTONE DEACETYLASE INHIBITORS IN DIFFUSE LARGE B-CELL LYMPHOMA (DLBCL)

Dunatunga, Salika
POLLEN TUBE GUIDANCE TOWARDS UNFERTILIZED ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA MYB98 MUTANT OVULES IS ALSO REDUCED IN A MICROSYSTEM-BASED GUIDANCE ASSAY

Espinoza, Arturo
RESCUING AGE-RELATED BEHAVIORAL SLOWING VIA PHARMACOLOGICAL ENHANCEMENT OF CORTICAL GAMMA OSCILLATIONS

Espiritu , Brian
THE EFFECT OF CINNAMALDEHYDE ON NON-PIGMENTED EPITHELIUM CELLS

Farrar, Victoria
WEATHER VARIABLES HELP PREDICT FIELD SIGHTINGS OF GILA MONSTERS (HELODERMA SUSPECTUM) AT SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK

Fass, Ofer
TROPONIN COMPLEX BIOPHYSICAL CHANGES INDUCED BY CARDIAC TROPONIN T MUTATIONS

Ferng, Jonathan
HIPPOCAMPAL PLACE FIELD ACTIVITY IN RATS TRAINED TO WALK FORWARD AND BACKWARDS

Gene, Erelda
UNDERSTANDING HOPI PERSPECTIVES ON TOBACCO USE AND CANCER THROUGH FOCUS GROUPS

Gilpatrick, Maryam
ROLE OF LYSINE DEACETYLASES IN GLUCOCORTICOID RECEPTOR-MEDIATED TRANSCRIPTIONAL REPRESSION

Giovannini, Franchesca
THE LIPID PEROXIDATION END-PRODUCT 4-HYDROXYNONENAL INDUCES INSULIN RESISTANCE IN ISOLATED RAT SLOW-TWITCH SKELETAL MUSCLE

Gonzalez, Sandra
EVALUATION OF THE BIO-DISTRIBUTION OF LANTHANIDE IONS IN MOUSE TISSUE USING NMR SPECTROSCOPY

Gordon, Joshua
Novel inside-out regulation of laminin binding integrin function

Hariri, George
MAPPING BRAIN LESIONS IN INDIVIDUALS WITH APHASIA

Harrington, Kevin
BROOD CARE SYNDROMES IN THE ANT TEMNATHORAX RUGATULUS (PARENTING IN ANTS)

Hart, Madeline
HYDROXYTYROSOL AND PIPERLONGUMINE INHIBIT BREAST CANCER CELL PROLIFERATION BY INDUCING S AND G2 DELAY

Hasan, Shaina
EXPRESSION AND FUNCTION OF APKC KINASE IN COLON CANCER

Hernandez, Kari
ROLE OF MICRORNAS IN STRESS RESPONSE OF PROSTATE CANCER CELLS TO ARSENIC EXPOSURE

Hillis, Neil
FIELD INACTIVITY IN TEMNOTHORAX RUGATULUS

Hu, Jackie
TY032, AN OPIOID AGONIST AND NEUROKININ-1 RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST, MITIGATES NEUROPATHIC PAIN IN RODENTS

Jimmie, Jordan
ARSENITE (III) TREATMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER CELLS INCREASES HEDGEHOG SIGNALING

Johnston, Lauren
LOCAL ADAPTATION IN DESERT MISTLETOE, PHORADENDRON CALIFORNICUM

Jones, Theodore
AVAILABILITY OF BROOD CARE WORK AND INACTIVITY IN TEMNOTHORAX ANTS

Ju, Hee
EVALUATION OF ADIPOSE TISSUE DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS OBTAINED FROM MULTIPLE ANATOMICAL SITES

Kang, Feel
MUTATION AND CRYSTALLIZATION OF NT30 CONSTRUCT OF SOLUBLE GUANYLYL CYCLASE

Kaveti, Ashwini
ADMINISTRATION OF BIFIDOBACTERIUM INFANTIS REDUCES INTESTINAL INFLAMMATION IN A RAT MODEL OF NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS

Kesler, Benjamin
TESTING NCI COMPOUNDS FOR PANCREATIC CANCER TREATMENT

Koblas, Daniel
BIOCHEMICAL AND CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF DNA REPLICATION AND PACKAGING PROTEIN NS1 FROM HUMAN PARVOVIRUSES

Kuhn, Terra
EFFECT OF DMIRO OF MITOCHONDRIAL TRANSPORT AND MORPHOLOGY

Lacy, Ryan
SYNTHESIS OF AN OPTICALLY PURE MULTIVALENT SCAFFOLD

Leclerc, Julia
ASSESSMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY IN TUCSON BILINGUALS: ADDRESSING AN UNMET NEED

Lee, Si Woo
MAPPING AND CHARACTERIZING THE NEUROPIL-ASSOCIATED GLIAL CELLS IN DROSOPHILA LARVAE

Levy, Amanda
NEURON-GLIA INTERACTIONS IN THE SORTING ZONE REGION OF THE MOTH OLFACTORY PATHWAY

Liang, Juliana
Aging does not affect the proportion of dorsal medial entorhinal cortex cells active during track running behavior

Lieser, Anne Marie
A DEMONSTRATION OF THE VARIABILITY PRINCIPLE IN A THERAPEUTIC CONTEXT

Lister, Andee
CHARACTERIZATION OF URANIUM IN SOILS COLLECTED NEAR AN ABANDONED MINE SITE ON THE NAVAJO RESERVATION

Loyola, Karina
BEES CAN DISCRIMINATE ‘NORMAL’ SMELL MOLECULES FROM DEUTERATED SMELL MOLECULES

Lucero, Miles
EFFECT OF QIGONG/TAI CHI EASY ON FATIGUE, COGNITIVE FUNCTION, AND OTHER HEALTH PARAMETERS

Ly, Elina
A SPHINGOSINE-DERIVATIVE SUPPRESSES PRO-INFLAMMATORY RESPONSES IN THE KIDNEY THROUGH REGULATION OF NFΚB

Ma, Andrew
DIRECT DETECTION OF DNA METHYLATION USING SPLIT-PROTEIN SENSORS

Ma, Lin
Effects of glass surface hydrophobicity and glass surface charges in improving lipid bilayer stability for ion channel-based sensors

Magale, Hussein
STEM CELL SEEDING ON SCAFFOLDS WITH PATTERNED SURFACES

McMullen, John
WHO MAKES THE CHOICE? ENTOMOPATHOGENIC BACTERIA AS MODELS FOR UNDERSTANDING HOST-MICROBE INTERACTIONS

Mistler, Kevin
OVEREXPRESSION OF THE APICAL SODIUM-DEPENDENT BILE ACID TRANSPORTER TO REPLICATE NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS IN CACO-2 CELLS

Murrieta, Reyes
THE OCCURRENCE OF BACTERIA ON HOSPITAL WALLS

Navarrete, Priscila
LIFE HISTORY OF RUSH MILKWEED (ASCLEPIAS SUBULATA) RESTORATION POPULATIONS IN SOUTHWEST ARIZONA

Newton, Miyant'e
INVESTIGATION FOR EFFECTIVE COMPOUNDS AGAINST PANCREATIC CANCER

Nichols, Eva
IQGAP1 PLAYS A CRITICAL ROLE IN CELL REPAIR AFTER ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Nymeyer, Ariel
IMAGING OF TISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH OVARIAN CANCER USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY

O'Neil, Lauren
SEX DIFFERENCES IN ALCOHOL ADDICTION DURING ADOLESCENCE

Orendain, Adam
ELECTROSPINNING TUBULAR SCAFFOLDS TO CREATE AN ANASTOMOSIS WITH USE OF THE CAM ASSAY

Otto, Ochana
A NEWLY DISCOVERED MICROBIAL SYMBIOSIS PROTECTS IMPORTANT CROP PLANTS AGAINST SEVERE DROUGHT

Paddock, Ethan
PURIFICATION OF RECEPTOR PROTEINS IN THE NITRIC OXIDE SIGNALING PATHWAY

Patnode, Kyle
SELECTION ON THE MEMPHIS ALLELE OF THE SLC4A1 GENE

Pearson, Antony
DECIPHERING THE ROLE OF TDP-43 IN TRANSLATION

Peralta, Karen
EMOTION AND MEMORY IN PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Peterson, Alexandra
EFFECTIVENESS OF METAL NANOPARTICLES AS ANTIMICROBIALS

Phan, Andy
PHARMACOLOGICAL INHIBITION OF THE VESICULAR MONOAMINE TRANSPORTER 2 ATTENUATES 3,4-METHYLENEDIOXYMETHAMPHETAMINE-INDUCED HYPERTHERMIA, LOCOMOTOR ACTIVITY AND NEUROTOXICITY.

Pinkston, William
THE ROLE OF THE MIR-17-92 CLUSTER IN HDI-RESISTANT DLBCL CELL LINES

Plasencia, Susan
ACQUISITION OF THE STOP-SPIRANT ALTERNATION IN BILINGUAL CHILDREN: EVIDENCE FROM SPANISH, ENGLISH, AND CATALAN

Quiroz, Jose
RAB1A REGULATES ENDOCYTIC VESICLE PROCESSING THROUGH INTERACTION WITH KIFC1

Ramirez, Adrian
GILZ EXHIBITS D PROTECTION OF CARDIOMYCTES FROM TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS

Reyes, Roberto
CIRCULAR WIRE-GUIDED DROPLET THERMOCYCLER FOR RAPID POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTIONS

Reyes, Teresa
RUSH MILKWEED (ASCLEPIAS SUBULATA) SEED GROW OUT FOR MONARCH CONSERVATION

Rico, Brianna
BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCES IN A REINTRODUCED BLACK-TAILED PRAIRIE DOG, CYNOMYS LUDOVICIANUS, POPULATION

Romans, Ari
ALL-TRANS RETINOIC ACID AFFORDS CYTOPROTECTION AGAINST RENAL TOXICANTS IN LLC-PK1 CELLS.

Salt, Ingrique
EXPRESSION OF THE IMMEDIATE EARLY GENE ARC WHILE RUNNING ON A WHEEL IS SIMILAR TO WHEN EXPLORING A SPATIAL ENVIRONMENT.

Sanchez, Lucio
RUSH MILKWEED (ASCLEPIAS SUBULATA) INSET DIVERSITY IN SOUTHWEST ARIZONA

Sandoval, Juan
RACING MEDIA

Santoro Jr., John
SLEEP ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS IN THE SURGICAL ICU : A PILOT CLINICAL TRIAL

Saunders, Kara
SYNTHESIS AND EVALUATION OF MULTIVALENT LIGANDS TARGETING MELANOMA

Sayers, Nicole
INFLAMMATORY SIGNALING AS A THERAPEUTIC TARGET FOR THE TREATMENT OF BREAST CANCER-INDUCED BONE PAIN.

Schwenck, Sarah
THE EFFECT OF AN UPWELLING EDDY ON MARINE VIRUSES

Seto, Nickie
TIME BUDGET OF FEMALE MT. GRAHAM RED SQUIRRELS

Shi, Jinglu
THE ARSENIC-IRON REDOX REACTION IN THE PATHWAY TO REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES

Shi, Aishan
CHARACTERIZATION OF A YEAST PARTIAL DE NOVO PROTEIN TO UNDERSTAND NOVEL FOLDING AND EVOLUTION

Shorty, Lyle
BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS AMONG AIAN STEM STUDENTS: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Suarez-Berumen, Marcela
DECIPHERING THE ROLE OF CYCLASE-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN 2 (CAP2) IN STRIATED MUSCLE

Sukhina, Alona
INVESTIGATING CYTOMEGALOVIRUS REACTIVATION FROM LATENCY IN MICE FOLLOWING WHOLE-BODY RADIATION

Tran, Cathy
GLIAL CELL MODULATION OF MOTORNEURON ACTIVITY AS REVEALED BY BEHAVIORAL ASSAYS IN DROSOPHILA LARVAE

Troup, Daniel
(1/2) EXPANDING THE CRITICAL PERIOD OF ARSENICAL-INCUDED BLADDER CARCINOGENESIS (2/2) EXAMINING THE ROLE OF PDGFRA AS A BIOMARKER IN ARSENICAL-INCUDED BLADDER CARCINOGENESIS

Tye, Blake
ENGINEERING PROTEIN KINASES FOR SELECTIVE ACTIVATION OF CELLULAR PATHWAYS

Umashankar, Abhishek
ESTABLISHING MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING METHODOLOGY TO MONITOR STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN THE BRAIN AFTER NEURAL STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN AGED RATS

Vasquez, Manuel
RACING MEDIA: A COMPARISON OF BG-11 AND PE-001A

Veeravelli, Sumana
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF THE NEUROLOGICAL EFFECTS OF HYPERTENSION

Velazquez, Matthew
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW: SOUND SIGNALS IN ANTS MAY AID WORKERS IN RECOVERING THEIR BURIED SISTERS

White, Jensen
BEHAVIORAL DEFICITS FOLLOWING LOCALIZED LESIONS OF THE INFERIOR OLIVE

Williams, Nicole
CB2 AGONIST INHIBITS ACTIVATION OF GLIAL CELLS IN CANCER-INDUCED BONE PAIN

Williams, Mikayla
INTEGRATIVE THERAPY EFFECTIVENESS FOR CANCER PATIENTS THROUGH DECISION GUIDES

Wilson, Janice
MEASUREMENT OF HEAT- AND PIPERIDINE-LABILE SITES IN PLASMID DNA EXPOSED TO DEPLETED URANIUM

Wu, Guanhui
EXPRESSION OF DJ-1 IN RENAL ISCHEMIA REPERFUSION INJURY

Xiong, Monica
COLUMNARITY MEASUREMENTS AND CHANGES IN COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE IN THE AGING BRAIN

Yazzie, Filbert
SYNERGISTIC TOXICITY OF DEPLETED URANIUM AND UVB LIGHT IN CHINESE HAMSTER OVARY CELLS

Yen, Annie
The Arabidopsis CALCINEURIN B-LIKE10 protein mediates flower development during plant growth in saline conditions

Young, Gavin
14-3-3 EXPRESSION CHANGES IN HUMAN ADENOCARCINOMAS OF THE COLON

Zehrbach, Nicholas
THE ROLE OF G-QUADRUPLEX INTERACTIONS ON PROTEIN EXPRESSION WITHIN THE BCL-2 PROMOTER.

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