Scholars Week Poster Session participants: College of Science and Engineering

The following undergraduate students are participating in WWU's 2019 Scholars Week Poster Session on Wednesday May 15, along with the poster location in Carver:

 

College of Science and Engineering

Alisa Aist, presents Attitudes towards harbor seal presence in downtown Bellingham, WA. Mentored by Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez, Sara Vega. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 3B.

Neriah Alvinez, Rikki Uhrich presents The effects of ubc-6 and ubc-7 mutations on GLR-1. Mentored by Lina Dahlberg, College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 51A.

Nikhil Amin, presents Partial Migration of Steelhead in the Puget Sound: an ICP-MS Analysis of Steelhead Otoliths. Mentored by Nicole McGowan, Leo Bodensteiner. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 18A.

Alexis Ayala, Jayaraman Thiagarajan, Tapasya Patki, Tanzima Islam presents Performance Optimality. Mentored by Tanzima Islam. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 1B.

Grace Baker, Grace Baker, Thanh Le presents Strategy Flexibility: choosing different systems to apply the work energy principle. Mentored by Thanh Le, Grace Baker. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 80B.

Taylor Bentley, Zena Moran, Taylor Bentley, Adam Hess, Daniel Kellum, Zena Moran, Ryan McNamara presents Mechanical Evaluation and Comparison of Marine Composites. Mentored by Eric Leonhardt. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 77A.

Chase Boggio, presents Calculating orbits of eclipsing binaries with APOGEE spectra: the low-n limit. Mentored by Kevin Covey, Marina Kounkel. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 17A.

Kendelyn Bone, presents THE SYNTHESIS OF CANANODINE. Mentored by james vyvyan,  . College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 37A.

Muawiz Chaudhary, Chris Careaga, presents Residual Tensor Deep Stacking Networks. Mentored by Brian Hutchinson. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 68A.

William Clem, Sean McCulloch, presents A Day in the Life of a Supercomputer. Mentored by Tanzima Islam. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 28A.

Kevin Croft, presents Cytochrome P450 Protein Family 4 Conservation and Diversification Among Flies. Mentored by Dietmar Schwarz. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 55A.

Chase Danell, Falena Walker, Logan Day presents A study of the ABC flowering genes in Passiflora caerulea. Mentored by Sandra Schulze. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 41A.

Rahwa Demoz, Sifora Lebeneh, Johann Sigurjonsson, John Antos and Spencer Anthony-Cahill presents Generation of Polymeric Recombinant Hemoglobin Using DBCO-modified Hemoglobin. Mentored by Spencer Anthony-Cahill, John Antos. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 24A.

Joseph Doebler, presents Janus Gold Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Characterization. Mentored by Ying Bao. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 54A.

Elliot Fox, Shane Gao, presents Improving Isolation with Technologies: A Systematic Analysis on Neurodiverse Individuals And Their Relationships. Mentored by Ahmed Shameem, Moushumi Sharmin. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 65A.

Katelyn Frizzell, Frank Seelos presents Hyperspectral Data Processing in the Jezero Crater Region on Mars: Implications for Mineralogical Analysis. Mentored by Melissa Rice. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 70A.

Melody Gao, Nick Pederson, Sarah Struyvenberg, Iain Mackley presents The Role of Non-Motif Selectivity Determinants in PDZ Domain-Binding Interactions. Mentored by Jeanine Amacher. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 7A.

Lina Ghanbari, Cecile Grubb, John Misasi presents Development of a Continuous Reaction Process for Benzoxazine Nanocomposites. Mentored by John Misasi. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 35B.

Russell Goebel, Austin Schmaltz, Beth Ann Brackett presents Modeling and Forecasting the Percent Changes in the National Park Visitation Counts Using Social Media Data. Mentored by Kimihiro Noguchi, Spencer Wood. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 41B.

Dedeepya Gudipati, Johann Sigurjonsson, Leah Huey, John Antos and Spencer Anthony-Cahill presents Generation of Polymeric Recombinant Hemoglobin Using PEG-azide Dendrimers and DBCO-modified Hemoglobin. Mentored by Spencer Anthony-Cahill, John Antos. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 46B.

Ashley Hall, presents Modeling distances between various attractions and nearest city parks using exponential distribution. Mentored by Kimihiro Noguchi. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 26A.

Levi Hamernik, Tierra Smith, Cecile Grubb presents Synthesis & Characterization of a High Performance Reversible Epoxy Curative. Mentored by John Misasi. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 14A.

Robert Harley, Elizabeth Alvarado, presents Interactive Procedural Content Generation In VR. Mentored by Wesley Deneke. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 59A.

Kian Hausken, Kimberly Dowdle, presents Synthesis and Reactivity of Amino Tyrosine Silk Derivatives. Mentored by Amanda Murphy. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 44B.

Wyatt Heimbichner Goebel, presents The effect of anthropogenic noise disturbance on day-time haul out patterns of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) at two sites available at all tide levels.. Mentored by Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 18B.

Bradley Hoefel, Joe Gildner, Sean McCulloch presents Visual Analytics to Identify the Differences and Similarities between Neurotypical and Neurodivergent College Students. Mentored by Moushumi Sharmin, Shameem Ahmed. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 76A.

Alessandra Hughes, Jessica Trottier, Todd Haskell, Sara Julin, Brittany Mureno presents Resources for Interdisciplinary Understanding of Energy. Mentored by Emily Borda, Andrew Boudreaux. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 23A.

Heino Hulsey-Vincent, Lina Dahlberg presents How do E2 ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme mutations affect GLR-1 abundance? Mentored by Lina Dahlberg, Hulsey-Vincent. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 26B.

Quentin Jensen, Chloe Dawson, presents Performance Annotation Framework. Mentored by Tanzima Islam. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 3A.

MacKenzie Jewell, Sarah Clark, Valerie Beale, Karissa Langevin presents Investigation of surface plasmon resonance biosensor sensitivity using Kretschmann ATR theory. Mentored by Janelle Leger, Brad Johnson. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 56A.

Thomas Jones-Moore, David Son, presents Smart Home Simulation in the Virtual World. Mentored by Wesley Deneke. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 52B.

Kyle Juetten, Zach Landram, Warren De Bruyn, Catherine Clark presents Examining Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter Fluorescence variability in Pacific Northwest freshwater lakes using Excitation-Emission Matrix Spectroscopy and Parallel Factor Analysis. Mentored by Catherine Clark. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 20B.

Megan Kelly, Suzanne Lee, Brian Miller presents Investigating the role of RNA interference in DNA metabolism and repair. Mentored by Suzanne Lee. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 31B.

Kayla Koch, Megan Plummer, Daniel Korus, Justin Doyle, Meredith Boxx presents Poly(methyl methacrylate) functionalized nanocrystal quantum dots for suspension in luminescent solar concentrators. Mentored by David Rider. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 64A.

Zach Landram, presents Seasonal Optical Properties of Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) in Surface Waters of Fresh Water Lake in Pacific Northwest. Mentored by Catherine Clark. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 10A.

Karissa Langevin, presents 2D Confinement of Guided-Wave Plasmon Polariton Modes. Mentored by Janelle Leger. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 66A.

Sifora lebeneh, Rahwa Demoz, presents Generation of Polymeric Recombinant Hemoglobin Using DBCO-modified Hemoglobin. Mentored by Spencer Anthony-Cahil, Jhon Antos. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 21A.

Reilly Lynch, presents Nickel-Palladium Phosphide Catalysts For the Selective Hydrogenation of Acetylene. Mentored by Mark Bussell. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 5B.

Bailey McCurdy, presents Unraveling genetic interactions at the primary cilium. Mentored by Nick Galati. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 7B.

Grace McFarlane, presents A Quantitative Assessment of the Diabetes Self-Management Education Program. Mentored by Kimihiro Noguchi, Bill Lonneman. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 63A.

Madison McKay, presents Effects of sport fishing on harbor seal hunting success. Mentored by Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 15B.

Josh McNamara, presents A molecular traffic jam: How overexpression of Pericentrin restricts the movement of IFT20 between the Golgi apparatus and the Primary Cilium. Mentored by Nick Galati. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 16A.

Marley Medema, Anais Dawson, Christopher White, Marley Medema, Matthew Stepita, Nicholas Kim, Shameem Ahmed, Moushumi Sharmin, Wesley Dekeke presents InterViewR: A Mixed-Reality based Interview Training Simulation for Individuals with Autism. Mentored by Shameem Ahmed, Wesley Deneke. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 42A.

Arielle Michaelis, Aundrea Koger, Samantha Loo, Weston Staubus presents Does adaptation to harsh environments provide protection against parasites? Mentored by Dietmar Schwarz. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 23B.

Briana Mulligan, presents Studies towards the synthesis of ketone containing guaipyridine alkaloids. Mentored by James Vyvyan. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 11B.

Ella Neumann, Hannah Madsen, Ella Neumann, Hannah Madsen, Moushumi Sharmin presents Activity for All - Physical Activity as an Aid for Mental Health: Targeting Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum. Mentored by Moushumi Sharmin. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 32A.

Grace Nierenberg, Eli Walley-Ferate, presents Attachment of Tumor Targeting Peptides to Silk Using Palladium Catalyzed Reactions in Water. Mentored by Amanda Murphy. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 34A.

Mckenzie Oliver, Aurora Mattson-Hughes, Wesley Rosales, Glen Drake, Alexandra Putzier, Adrienne Wang presents A Drosophila Model of Mitochondrial Disease. Mentored by Adrienne Wang. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 50B.

Sage Olson, Joelle Lo, Alyson Silva, Ali Pierce, Tyler Curtis, David Rider, Steven Emory presents Raman-based optical probes for chemical detection. Mentored by Steven Emory. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 64B.

Evan Panama, Nicholas Ostrovsky-Snider presents Selective Modification of Silk Film Surfaces. Mentored by Amanda Murphy. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 79B.

McKenzie Riley, presents Synthesis and LSPR Tuning of Gold Nanorods. Mentored by Ying Bao. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 73A.

Serena Riley, Beth Loper, presents The role of Vibrio in sea star wasting disease. Mentored by Marion Brodhagen. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 4B.

Allissah Rupert, presents Upregulation of E3 Ligases to compensate for mutant strains. Mentored by Lina Dahlberg. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 78A.

Silvana Saad, presents Studies Towards the Synthesis of Rupestines D and G. Mentored by James Vyvyan. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 68B.

Mikaela Sadri, presents 3D Printing of Silk/PEG Hydrogel Scaffolds. Mentored by Amanda Murphy. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 80A.

Jarrod Sage, Alena N. Rainsberry presents Iridium-promoted conversion of epoxides to primary alcohols under acidic conditions using hydrogen. Mentored by Margaret Scheuermann. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 45A.

Racine Santen, presents Chemical Modification of Silk Protein via Palladium Mediated Suzuki-Miyaura Reactions. Mentored by Amanda Murphy. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 72A.

Matthew Scoggins, Yichuan Yin, Erin Howard, Chad Schillinger, Richard Olney. Presents Applying Machine Learning to Improve Stellar Parameters from APOGEE spectra. Mentored by Kevin Covey, Brian Hutchinson. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 67A.

Eric Slyman, Chris Daw, Ana Usenko, Loc Truong, Sally Bass, Selah Bellschedit, Haley Beavers, Hannah Simurdak, Matthew Robbins, Robin Cosbey presents Audio-Visual Deep Learning for Classroom Activity Detection & Speaker Diarization. Mentored by Brian Hutchinson. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 33A.

Tierra Smith, Connor Gallagher, presents Exploring Postpolymerization Modification of Reactive Polymers. Mentored by Mike Larsen. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 31A.

Mason Starr, Melissa Rice, Cory Hughes, Tina Seeger, Jim Bell III, Danika Wellington presents Methodology for the Creation and Analysis of a Comprehensive Mastcam Multispectral Database of the Curiosity Rover’s Traverse. Mentored by Melissa Rice. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 13B.

Lauren Stredicke, Jim Harmon, presents Investigation of Student Attitudes about and Understanding of Energy as Cross Cutting Concept. Mentored by Andrew Boudreaux, Emily Borda. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 49B.

Forest Sweeney, Serena Bowen, Cody Pranger, Phillip Wu Liang presents Stress Modelling for participants with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Mentored by Shameem Ahemed, Moushumi Sharmin. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 13A.

Madison Syverson, Samantha Neff presents Exploring the impact of RNA Silencing Protein 1 on RNA-dependent RNA Polymerase Complex (RDRC) component levels. Mentored by Suzanne Lee. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 12A.

Savanna Takasaki, Sierra Reed, David Brzovic, Dr. John Antos presents Controlling the Equilibrium of Sortase-Mediated Ligations to Modify Proteins and Build Peptide Oligomers. Mentored by John Antos. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 17B.

Jeremy Talusig, Tyler Stuber, McKenzie Riley presents Fibrous composites of gold nanoparticles and silk. Mentored by Amanda Murphy, Ying Bao. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 75A.

Gaea Turman, presents NucJuke: A web tool for re-ranking CRISPR-Cas9 gRNAs based on chromatin accessibility in yeast. Mentored by Dan Pollard. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 43A.

Ryan Wells, presents Effectiveness of virtual reality in CPR and first-response training. Mentored by Wesley Deneke. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 46A.

Nathan Williams, presents Land use Effects on Nutrient Concentrations in Streams in the Lower Nooksack River Valley. Mentored by David Hooper. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 22A.

Kelly Yokuda, presents Understanding Transition State Searching Algorithms for Hydrazone Photoswitches. Mentored by Tim Kowalczyk. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 8B.

Mitchell Yourston, presents Strange Behavior in Stellar Evolution Based on Rotational Period. Mentored by Kevin Covey, Marina Kounkel. College: College of Science and Engineering, Location: 36A.

 

 

 

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