Poster Session 2 (12:00PM – 1:30PM)

Discipline Presentation Poster Board Location Room
Engineering An in Vitro Model of Traumatic Brain Injury
Xin Zhang
60B Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Detecting negative effects of fungal wood pathogens in Vitis vinifera prior to symptoms expression
Victoria Woods
18A Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Earth & Environmental Science Spiders as Metrics of Salt Marsh Productivity
Kurt Zias
44B Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering Pharmacological inhibition of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11βHSD1) and the biomechanical tissue properties of healing and scarred myocardium
Claudia Varela
1 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Overexpression of CDC7 with the removal of DBF4 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Omar Yamak
2 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Discovering the enzyme(s) that catalyze the reduction of Phenazine-1-Carboxylic Acid (PCA) in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Ben Wang
3 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering Numerical Analysis of Pulsatile blood flow Simulation in the Carotid Artery Bifurcation
Nathan Wai
4 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biochemistry Oligonucleotide-directed mutagenesis of an active site residue in the β-subunit of tryptophan synthase from Salmonella typhimurium
Syndy Rielle Malit
5 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biochemistry RNA Analysis of Bd0422 and Bd2350 Motility Genes in Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus
Nick Thomas
6 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology The Analysis of G-quadruplexes in Tumor Suppressor and Oncogene Promoters
Ariella Aslan
7 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Triblock Pluronic Copolymer F127 as a Potential Enhancer of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in HT-29 Colorectal Cells
Alyssa Barriga
8 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology The Effect of Varied Macrophage Cell Concentration on Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Production in Response to Garlic in the Presence and Absence of Lipopolysaccharide
Travis Alsky
9 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology “Characterizing Tank Bromeliads: Origins and Influences of Tank Acidity”
John Dawson
10 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Testing Novel Repellents to Protect the European Honeybee, Apis mellifera, From Insecticides
Sophia de Alba
11 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology PHOTOSYNTHETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA
Erich Eberts
12 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology The relationship between bite force, sprint speed, and temperature in female Sceloporus occidentalis lizards
Yesenia Ibarra
13 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Characterizing Tank Bromeliads: Relations between Leaf Hydraulics and Tank pH
Franklin Maharaj
14 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Physiological Performance in Thinned vs. Non-thinned Ceanothus spinosus, Ceanothus megacarpus, and Malosma laurina of the Santa Monica Mountains
David Kang
15 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Analysis of the impact of zinc and cadmium on Dune Lupine
Stephen Louie
16 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Characterization of Sugar Diversity in Floral and Extra Floral Nectar from the Coastal Coral Tree (Erythrina caffra Thunb.) in Southern California
Renee Maser
17 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Earth & Environmental Science Leaf specific mass as a predictor of water availability in riparian communities in Mediterranean Type Ecosystems in Southern France
devin keogh
18 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Earth & Environmental Science Sustainable Seafood Availability Depends Upon the Predominant Language of an Establishment’s Customers/Purveyors
jasmine arroyo
19 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Psychology The Value of Self-Esteem
Kelsey Ibach
20 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Other 16- to 18-month-old’s Ability to Discern Fantasy and Reality
Kalynn Haynes
21 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Other Assessing Social Attention in Autism
Susie Lunardi
22 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Other Fair Trade Apparel: Social, Cultural, and Environmental Impacts of “Fast Fashion” Versus “Slow Fashion” Companies
Jacqueline Sanchez
23 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Political Science Representation and the War on Poverty
Crystal Marin,
24 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Psychology Facebook and Well-Being
Kayla Gooch
25 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Psychology The Value of Honesty
Lia Graham
26 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Psychology Computational Model of the Leader’s Expressive Style and Linguistic Patterns on Leadership
Wun Huang
27 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Psychology Conformity and How it Relates to Eating Patterns
Ashley Martin
28 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Psychology The Risk Seekers
Harriet Liversidge
29 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Religious Studies Vietnamese and Latino Catholicisms: Multiethnic Religious Encounters and Sacred Space in Southern California
Rebecca Villarreal
30 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Political Science Vietnam and the Concept of Representation
Nathan Knecht
31 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Political Science Collapsing into the Singularity: Interest Group Polarization in American Politics
Dominic Cognata
32 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
History The Portuguese Prazeros: An Economic Analysis of Cultural Identity
Phillip Lorenzo
33 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
History Towards Reciprocal City Development: heterogeneous communities and disproportionate power
David De La Torre
34 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
English Literature The Marriage of Manners in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility
Dianna Blake
35 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Psychology Psychosocial Adjustment and Community-Based Services Program Success: What's the Link?
Saadia Karwani
36 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Communications Casting the Net: The Evolution of Character Representation in Film
Bianca Ray
37 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Communications Facebook and Relationship Quality
Ashley Adelman
38 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Population differences in response to an invasive predator in the Pacific treefrog.
Caitlin Thompson
40 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Leg Loss and Fitness in Female Green Lynx Spiders Peucetia viridans
Jasmin Takemoto
41 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Leaf Mechanical Strength Predicts Physiological Traits among Three Life History Types in California Chaparral
Taylor Stucky
42 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Behavioral Analysis and Distribution of Marine Mammals in Southern California
Georgina Stone
43 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Earth & Environmental Science A Potential Paleotsunami Shell-Hash layer from the Los Penasquitos Marsh, San Diego County, California.
Jeremy Cordova
44 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Genetic Detection of Marine and Estuarine Bacterial and Algal Communities Associated with Harmful Algae Blooms
Alicia Romero
45 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering Design of Micro Hydro Power Generation to Urban Applications
John DeMarinis
46 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering Steam Hydrogasification Process
Kyle Hunter
47 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Chemistry Petroleum Free Polyurethanes: A Synthesis From Seed Oils
Eric Cull
48 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Chemistry Quantum Dot Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cell Using Mesoporous Lead Sulfide Nanocrystal Thin Films
Justin Ondry
49 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Chemistry Inductive Heating Applications for Giant Sustainability Enhancements in Home Appliances: A Novel Method for Drying of Attire.
Mihir Sirdesai
50 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Physics/Astronomy/Planetary Sciences Fuel Cell Degradation
Gabriel Jurado
51 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Physics/Astronomy/Planetary Sciences Photometric Observations and Analysis of Active Galactic Nuclei
Haley Redinger
52 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Physics/Astronomy/Planetary Sciences Data Acquisition and Software Development at CERN's ATLAS Detector
Cameron Embree
53 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Physics/Astronomy/Planetary Sciences Electric Propulsion Research Test Stand
Abraham Garcia
54 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Physics/Astronomy/Planetary Sciences Physics in Lacrosse
Nathan Kleponis
55 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Physics/Astronomy/Planetary Sciences Developing a Kerr Microscope for Upper-Division Solid State Physics Laboratories
David Neff
56 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Sports Medicine Acute Responses of Testosterone to Submaximal Resistance Exercise in Children vs. Adults
Eric Adams
57 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Sports Medicine Endothelial Contributions to Myogenic and Reactive Dilation
Joseph Chin
58 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Sports Medicine Acute Effects of Elastic Bands on Power Characteristics During the Deadlift
RoQue Harmon
59 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Sports Medicine The effect of shear stress, potassium, and adenosine on α-1 adrenergic vasoconstriction of rat soleus feed arteries
Tanner Heckle
60 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Sports Medicine “Rooting me on”: Exploring the Social Influences of Patients Recovering from Total Knee Arthroplasties
Brittany Kato
61 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Sports Medicine EFFECT OF ELASTIC BANDS VS. FREE WEIGHTS ON DEADLIFT INTERPEAK TIME BETWEEN GROUND REACTION FORCE, POWER, AND VELOCITY
Austria Cho
62 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Other EFFECTS OF FOAM ROLLING VERSUS STATIC STRETCHING ON RECOVERY OF QUADRICEPS AND HAMSTRINGS FORC
Ross Edmunds
63 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Mathematics Model-Based Clustering of Mathematics Achievement Data in Grades 6-11
Nathan Robertson
64 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Mathematics What’s the Word? Methods for Spoken Word Recognition
Valeria Pereira
65 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering Vocal Feature Extraction in Environments with Extraneous Sounds
Garrett Kinum
66 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Computer Science Methodologies and Issues in the Usability of Android Application Development
Carla De Lira
67 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Computer Science BACIBeans: A NetBeans Plugin for Concurrent Programs
Ashley Broadwell
68 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Chemistry Study of Silica and Silver Microparticles Synthesis and Microfluidic Devices
Miguel Meza
69 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Chemistry Mechanistic studies of iminoxyl radicals and radical cations – intramolecular cyclization reactions with alkene derivatives
Michael Ko
70 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Chemistry Differences in Random Walks Between One Jump and Two Jump Particles on Catalytic Surfaces
Albert Kakkis
71 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Chemistry Synthesis and Reactivity of Cobalt Bis(amido) Complexes
Javier Fajardo Jr.
72 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering Aging Investigation on Optical Characteristics of Copper Sulfide Bio-Templated Nanowires
Gabriel Grajeda
73 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering Application of Novel Charge-Imbued Polymeric Membrane towards Protein Purification
Terence Gee
74 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering 3D-Printed Chemical Reactors for Continuous Chemical Synthesis
Elias Hiller
75 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Earth & Environmental Science A Seismic Deployment to Explore the Sierra Madre-Cucamonga Fault Zone Transition
David Nget
76 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Engineering Utilizing HEC HMS for flash flood predictions in semi-arid area: a case study in Devil Canyon, a head watershed of Santa Ana River Basin in CA
Aaron Singer
77 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Examining the effects of the deletion of flhC and flhC2 genes of B. unamae flhC and flhC2 on motility and exopolysaccharide production.
Thuthiri Lwin
78 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Other NSF-PRISM Scholars Use GPS to Investigate Fault Slip Rates in Southern California
Marlene Noriega
79 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Lysophosphatidic Acid Stimulates Lymphangiogenesis in Human Lymphatic Endothelial Cells
John Macbeth
80 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology The Role of Polycombs in the Stability of the Her2 Promoter G-Guadruplex
Veronica Magana
81 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Reduction in Zinc Neurotransmission Induces Neurodegeneration
Guadalupe Martinez
82 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Progesterone Receptor Antagonists Activate Macrophages and Induce Preterm Remodeling of the Cervix and Preterm Birth
Nikita Meghani
83 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology The Therapeutic Use of Atropine in Diabetic Neuropathy
Andre Mota
84 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Comparison between chorion proteins of Latrodectus hesperus and Latrodectus geometricus.
Samantha Moya
85 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology The Potential Ability of Group A Streptococcus to Evade Lysosomal Degradation in Host Cells
Hyewon No
86 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Development of a Rhesus Cytomegalovirus gH/gL Subunit Vaccine Based on Markerless Manipulation of a Cloned Poxvirus Genome
Jose Ortiz
87 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Establishing a System to Test Genetic Interactions that Regulates Layer Specificity in the Drosophila Visual System
C.Y. Kimberly Tsui
88 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Suppression of tba-1(ju89) neural defects by zer-1
Christina Turner
89 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Targeting HIV Infected Cells with Pro-Apoptotic siRNAs
Katelyn Peloza
90 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Real-time, Isothermal Detection of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli Using Recombinase Polymerase Amplification
Stanley Park
91 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Isolation and Analysis of Gene Fragments from cDNA AFLPs that may be Involved in Programmed Cell death of Maize Endosperm
Avneet Nijjar
92 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology Identifying genes in Burkholderia unamae that play a role in plant tissue colonization by transposon mutagenesis
Chris Henderson
94 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biochemistry Pioneering New Drug Targets for Inhibiting c-Myc Expression
Quinea Lassiter
95 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biochemistry The regulation of β-catenin’s expression in HEK293T and Hela cells by LH14E, cisplatin and mitomycin C
Thu Tran
96 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology The effect of Mn on the expression of the manganese oxidizing protein in Erythrobacter sp. SD21
Rachel Heymans
97 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Biology The Human rad52-G59R Mutant Allele Confers a Hypomorphic Homologous Recombination Phenotype in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Shannon Owens
98 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall
Chemistry Discovery of small molecule inhibitors for the West Nile Virus NS2B-NS3 protease
Julianne Truong
100 Poster Session 2 - Villalobos Hall