Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research

Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research

Oral Presentations, Session 3 (3:30PM – 4:40PM)

3:30PM – 3:45PM

Discipline Presentation Room
Biology Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Prevalence in Mastitic Dairy Cows from San Bernardino County, CA
Elizabeth Kurzawinski
Bell Tower 2598
Biology Constructing a Dual Luciferase Reporter Assay System to Understand Translational Regulation in Plasmodium falciparum
Jonathan Diep
Bell Tower 2414
Biology Construction of luciferase reporter plasmids to study contributions of 5’ and 3’ MyoD binding regions to Acta1 gene transcription
Ha Vu
Bell Tower 1462
Biology The effects of predator size and population on the urchin, Strongylocentrotus spp. in the Channel Islands
Alana Osaki
Bell Tower 1688
Chemistry Photooxidation of succinic acid with hydrogen peroxide: Changes in hygroscopic behavior
Aaron Ninokawa
Bell Tower 2515
Computer Science WellConnect
Joseph Trevino
Bell Tower 1704
Cultural Studies The Reader as Detective: Intertextuality in Roberto BolaƱo's The Savage Detectives
Matthew Gonzales
Bell Tower 1726
Engineering Design and build a MIcroturbine
Maryam Shafahi
Bell Tower 1642
Engineering Image Processing Techniques for PV-OCT Imaging of Human Eye
Malvika Verma
Bell Tower 1611
Mathematics The Elusive Shape of Big Data
keenan breik
Bell Tower 1491
Medicine Down Syndrome Adults: The Neglected Population
Stephenie Chen
Bell Tower 1621
Medicine Enhancing cell surface expression of cytokine receptor CXCR4 to promote neural stem cell migration towards brain tumor (glioma) cells.
Pablo Romano
Bell Tower 2688
Medicine Genetic Manipulation of Synapse Formation and Synapse Structure
Alison Tan
Bell Tower 2684
Planetary Science Distinguishing Primary and Secondary Craters using Uplifted Crater Ejectae
Rachael Hachadorian
Bell Tower 1602
Political Science Lessons from Quinacrine Sterilization
Jazmin Martinez
Bell Tower 1422
Political Science Tolerance of Same-Sex Marriage and Policy Change
Amy Bailey
Bell Tower 2582
Psychology Impact of Facebook Use on Romantic Relationship Satisfaction and Mood
Jeffrey Taynton
Bell Tower 1684
Psychology Investigation of Attitudes Towards Alcohol Use in a Faith Based University
Gina Erbacci
Bell Tower 2716
Sociology The Effects of Transnational Prejudice on Incorporation and Identity Formation of Oxacans in the U.S.
Monica Valencia
Bell Tower 2572
Sports Medicine EFFECT OF REST INTERVAL ON OXYGEN CONSUMPTION FOLLOWING RESISTANCE EXERCISE
David McMillan
Bell Tower 1302

3:45PM – 4:00PM

Discipline Presentation Room
Biology Associated Polypeptides Found within Yeast Mitochondria for the Biosynthesis of Coenzyme Q
Jarrett Johnson
Bell Tower 1688
Biology Microbial Bioburden of Bathroom Door Handles at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Anna Martin
Bell Tower 1462
Biology Pesticides Atrazine And Malathion Affect The Quality Of Frog Eggs And Cause Lower Fertilization Rate
Jessica Lee
Bell Tower 2414
Biology Population Dynamics of the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter and Xylella fastidiosa Infection Rates in a Multi-year Grape Plot Survey
Candice Sanscartier
Bell Tower 2598
Biology The STAT3 Signaling Pathway affects Sca1+ Bone-associated Progenitors in the Hematopoetic Stem Cell Niche
Michael Wong
Bell Tower 2515
Computer Science Aligning Time Lapses of Stars Using Contextual Information
Holly Chu
Bell Tower 1704
Engineering Modeling of Negative Index Metamaterials for "Hide-in-Plain-Sight"
Chiraag Nataraj
Bell Tower 2704
Engineering Protective Coatings for Austenitic Stainless Steels
Brian Stoops
Bell Tower 1494
Engineering The Use of Inexpensive Natural Organic Materials in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Jacklyn Whitehead
Bell Tower 1642
Environmental Science Fit Customization for Apparel: The Use of Foot Scanning as a Method of Enhancing Consumer’s Purchasing Decision
Natalie Munguia
Bell Tower 1611
Environmental Science Surface Drifters in the Weddell: A look at Frontal Crossings and Climate Links
Madeleine Youngs
Bell Tower 2424
History Foreign Travelers' Accounts in Historical Practice
Sean Messarra
Bell Tower 2684
Mathematics Polynomial Isometries of p-adic Integers
Nicholas Salinas
Bell Tower 1491
Medicine The Health Status of Children and Adolescents in Spain
Meghan Burks
Bell Tower 1621
Philosophy The Ontological Argument: From St. Anselm to Kant
Kevin Raftogianis
Bell Tower 1726
Physics Conformal Gravity and the Alcubierre Warp Drive
Zily Burstein
Bell Tower 1602
Physics Magento Optical Kerr Effect Measurement of Magnetic Thin-Films on Self-Assembled Nanospheres
Brian Flores
Bell Tower 2688
Political Science Congressional Staff Influence on Earmarks
Sandy Garcia
Bell Tower 2582
Psychology Targeting Nightmares: A Meta-Analysis Comparing Prazosin vs. Imagrey Rehearsal Therapy on Sleep Quality in the PTSD Population
Scott Macias
Bell Tower 2716
Psychology The Effect of the Color Red on Attractiveness and Hirability
Julia Bussberg
Bell Tower 1684
Sociology Tax Evasion: Ineffective Regulations Lead to Current Tax Issues
Keari Platt
Bell Tower 2572

4:00PM – 4:15PM

Discipline Presentation Room
Biology Does Male Density and Proximity Affect Seed Production in Desert Holly, Atriplex hymenelytra?
Andrew Esterson
Bell Tower 2414
Biology MicroRNAs: Small Molecules with Big Impacts in Cancer Development
Catherine Bingchan Xie
Bell Tower 1688
Biology The Effect of Soy Derived Phytoestrogens on Innate Immunity in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
Breann De Santiago
Bell Tower 1462
Biology Time Series Analysis and Machine Learning
Regie Felix
Bell Tower 2598
Chemistry Detection of a Quinone Intermediate in the Biogenesis Pathway of Lysyl Tyrosylquinone Cofactor
Parveen Hussain
Bell Tower 2515
Computer Science Contextual Point Matching for Video Stabilization: Sea Shell Sketch
Joseph Geumlek
Bell Tower 1704
Engineering Characterization of Sodium Oxide Impregnated Alumina as a CO2 Adsorbent
Joshua Obidah
Bell Tower 1642
Engineering Mechanical Behavior of Spider Silk
Yuriy Bazylev
Bell Tower 1611
Engineering Mechanics of Deformation and Fracture of Soft Fiber Reinforced Composites
Brian Ramirez
Bell Tower 2704
Engineering Performance-Based Seismic Design of Steel Moment Frame Buildings with Supplemental Passive Dampers
Omar Mauricio
Bell Tower 1494
English Literature Something Extraordinary about a Depressed Youth
Hequn Cai
Bell Tower 2684
Environmental Science The Influences of Built Environments on Walking and Cycling
Sara Lafia
Bell Tower 2424
Gender Studies Violence Towards South Asian Women in the Economic Sector of East Africa, 1972-2012
Suraj Alva
Bell Tower 1302
Mathematics Radio Number for 5th Power of Paths
Krista Leal
Bell Tower 1491
Medicine Curing the Medical Profession: The Trend of the Medical Humanities and Its Implications
Sharon Syau
Bell Tower 1621
Philosophy Struggling Through Material Objects – A response to Iris Marion Young “Gender as Seriality”
Marvin Carter Jr.
Bell Tower 1726
Physics Mode Selectivity in Resonant Delay Lines
Robert Wright
Bell Tower 2688
Physics Percolation Thresholds of Three Connected Lattices
Johnathan Tran
Bell Tower 1602
Political Science Extralegal Rendition
Bryan Tan
Bell Tower 1422
Political Science How Social Media Is Transforming The Game of Politics And Its Affect On The American Public
Laura Barron-Lopez
Bell Tower 2582
Psychology Importance of Personal Wellness: How Exercise and Leisure Activities Relate to Memory
Cory Burns
Bell Tower 1684
Psychology Mouse Trajectories Reveal Effects of Exogenous Regulatory Cues and Varied Stimulus Attribute Processing on Consumer Choice
Tong Lu
Bell Tower 2716

4:15PM – 4:30PM

Discipline Presentation Room
Biology Biomarker Research on Chronic Kidney Disease
Angela Zhou
Bell Tower 2414
Biology Engineering Escherichia coli to Animate Images in Response to Light
Ashley Su
Bell Tower 1462
Chemistry Investigation of the Oxygen Evolving and Photocurrent Producing Capacity of Mixed Metal Oxides
Grace Chong
Bell Tower 2515
Computer Science Empirical Analysis of Popular Cryptographic Algorithms
Tyler Nichols
Bell Tower 1704
Cultural Studies How Increased Educational Funding in the 60s Engendered the Hippie Philosophy
Nicole Wong
Bell Tower 1726
Engineering Analysis and Development of a Meal Detection Algorithm for the Artificial Pancreas
Sensika Niyathapala
Bell Tower 1494
Engineering IDENTIFYING LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL AND EXPLORING DEWATERING TECHNIQUES TO MITIGATE HAZARDS
Andres Medina
Bell Tower 1642
Environmental Science Artificial Reefs and the Revival of California Fish Populations
Kevin Botsford
Bell Tower 2424
History Behind Closet Doors: The Construction of a Homosexual Identity in 1950s United States
Hailey Jures
Bell Tower 2684
Mathematics LAZARUS: A Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak
Dara Belarmino
Bell Tower 1611
Mathematics Radio Labeling for Cycle Graphs
Ilia Gonzales
Bell Tower 1491
Physics Speech Volume Meter for Disabled Student Services at California State University Long Beach
Melynda Jaramillo
Bell Tower 1602
Political Science EXAMINING THE RESPONSE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS TO VICTIMS OF MODERN SLAVERY: A CASE STUDY OF THE ORANGE COUNTY HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE
Brooke Bishop
Bell Tower 1422
Political Science The Death of Bipartisanship
David Vitullo
Bell Tower 2582
Psychology Alternative Treatments for ADHD
Amilcar Payan
Bell Tower 1621
Psychology Bullying in America
Cassie Cook
Bell Tower 2572
Psychology Effects of Anxiety on Withdrawal and Cravings During Smoking Abstinence
Suzanna Osuna
Bell Tower 2716
Psychology Pet Therapy and its Benefits on depression
Kahla Black
Bell Tower 1684
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