Poster Presentations

Posters will be displayed throughout the Student Center. Students will be available to answer questions regarding their projects during the Poster Session from 1:00 – 1:50 PM.

 

Student Presenter(s)
Project Title
Faculty Mentor(s)
Linda Alves
Psychology

The Effects of Viewing Images of Females in Television Advertising on the Body Esteem of High School Girls

Geoffrey Iverson
Christine Lofgren
Cognitive Sciences
Abigail Alviar
Biological Sciences

Role of Serotonin in Manganese Supplementation of Neonatal Rats

Aleksandra Chicz-DeMet
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Marichris Ancheta
Applied Ecology

Axillary Measurement of Pediatric Temperature Using a Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Matrix "The Traxit Device" in an Emergency Department

Federico Vaca
Emergency Medicine
Stephanie Andersson
Psychology & Social Behavior

Risk and Protective Factors for Smoking in Older Foster Care Youth

Chuansheng Chen
Psychology & Social Behavior
Kristine Aubert
Drama

Desire Caught by the Tail: Art in Response to War

Cliff Faulkner
Drama
Michael Balancio
Aerospace Engineering

The Uniform Generation of Ultra-Small Molten Metal Droplets for Advanced Manufacturing

Anthony Bright
Melissa Orme
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Gregoria Barazandeh
Political Science

Increasing Disability Awareness

Caesar Sereseres
Political Science
David Bear
Neurobiology

Schawann Cells Remain Promyelinogenic After Exposure to Sustained Shear Stress

Ranjan Gupta
Orthopaedic Surgery
Jennie Beltran
Biological Sciences

Biochemistry of Shark Cartilage

Adam Summers
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Christina Benson
Political Science

Ballot Access in the Supreme Court: A Recipe for Two-Party Hegemony?

Mark Petracca
Political Science
Jennifer Blanco
Biological Sciences/ Engineering

Myelin Tolerizing DNA Vaccination in the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

Hans Keirstead
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Amin Boroujerdi
Biological Sciences

Estrogen Exposure Rapidly Elevates Nitric Oxide Production in Cerebral Vessels

Diana Krause
Pharmacology
Andy Bourgeois
Biological Sciences

Effects of Mutant CREB Transcription Factors on the 3-Hydroxy-3-Methylglutaryl Coenzyme A Reductase Promoter

Timothy Osborne
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Holly Brevig
Biological Sciences

Estrogen Suppresses the Induction of Pro-Inflammatory Agents in Cerebral Blood Vessels

Diana Krause
Pharmacology
Jacqueline Bulaclac
Electrical Engineering

Fabrication of MEMS Microchannels for Biological Applications

John LaRue
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Richard Nelson
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Christopher Cabanne
Information & Computer Science

Analysis and Modeling of Thalamocortical Circuit Computation Underlying Perception

Richard Granger
Information & Computer Science
Vanessa Candelaria
English/ Psychology & Social Behavior

Student Rights on the Internet

Pamela Kelley
Political Science
Blanca Carmona
Biomedical Engineering

Morphometric Remodeling of the Porcine LCX Artery in Congestive Heart Failure

Ghassan Kassab
Biomedical Engineering
Chansa Cha
Biological Sciences/ Psychology

The Conformations of the 1,2,4-Trioxane Ring System and Antimalarial Compounds

Fillmore Freeman
Chemistry
Jacqueline Chattopadhyay
Economics/ Political Science

Congressional Staff: An Alternative Means of Descriptive Repression

Mark Petracca
Political Science
Pruthvi (Peter) Chaudhari
Electrical Engineering

A BiCMOS 10Gb/s Adaptive Cable Equalizer

Michael Green
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Mayra Chavez
Psychology

The HABLA Pre-School Intervention Program: Assessment of Outcomes on Language Development

Virginia Mann
Cognitive Sciences
Giri Chelian
Biological Sciences

Effect of Amyloid Beta Peptide Treatment on Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3Beta in Cultured Rat Hippocampus

Xiaoning Bi
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Monica Cheung
Biomedical Engineering

A Growth Algorithm for the Coronary Arterial Tree

Ghassan Kassab
Biomedical Engineering
Roger Chou
Information & Computer Science

Applying Developmental Biological Process to Scalable Adaptive Network Design

Tatsuya Suda
Junichi Suzuki
Information & Computer Science
Woo-Suk Chun
Chemical Engineering

Metabolic Engineering of 1,2-Propanediol Production by Kluyveromyces lactis

Nancy DaSilva
Chemistry
Andrea Collier
Social Science

The Effect Student Gender has on the Frequency and Severity of Discipline Methods Implemented by Third and Fourth Grade Teachers in Response to Disruptive Classroom Behavior

Michael Scavio
Social Science
Carlos Comparan
Aerospace Engineering

Fabrication of Sputtering Targets

Allen Kine
John LaRue
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Richard Nelson
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Manuel Cortes
Biological Sciences

Definition of Interaction Partners Among Mammalian Grainyhead-Like Proteins

Bogi Andersen
Medicine
Nabil Dagher
Biological Sciences/ Chemistry

AICD Production Modulated ER Ca2+ Through Upregulation of a Carco-Endoplasmic Reticulum Calcium ATP-ase

Frank LaFerla
Neurobiology & Behavior
Christine Dang
Biological Sciences

Twelve-Hour Preservation With PEG-Hemoglobin

Jeffrey Milliken
Surgery
Sheetal Desai
Psychology

Contributions of Auditory and Visual Cues to Lipreading Performance in Normal Hearing and Cochlear Implant Listeners

Ginger Stickney
Head & Neck Surgery
Vinodinee Dissanayake
Biological Sciences

Characterization of the Defense Mechanism Utilized by Antibodies Against Cytomegalovirus

Donald Forthal
Medicine
Anh-Tuan Do
Chemical Engineering

Sol-gel Synthesis of ZrO2 Thin Films to Replace SiO2 in Integrated Circuits

Martha Mecartney
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Oanhcatherine Do
Biological Sciences

The Role of c-FLIP in Regulating T Cell Homeostasis

Craig Walsh
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Stephanie Domzalski
Political Science/ Psychology

Stereotype Threat

Geoffrey Iverson
Cognitive Sciences
Loan Duong
Biological Sciences

Floral Morphology and Genetics of Females in Schiedea menziesii

Ann Sakai
Stephen Weller
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Kwitka Durana
Biological Sciences/ Psychology

Some Schizophrenics Have Bad Taste (For Monosodium Glutamate)

Edward DeMet
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Janelle Eagle
Drama

How to do an Independent Production

Keith Fowler
Drama
Amirpasha Ehsan
Biological Sciences

The Intracellular Domain of the Interferon Receptor (IFNaR2) Represses Gene Transcription via Stat2

John Krolewski
Pathology
Matthew Fawcett
Information & Computer Science

Point-Based Multiresolution Splatting for Interactive Volume Visualization

Renato Pajarola
Information & Computer Science
Julie Fernandez
Biological Sciences

Structural Analysis of Calretinin

Brian Edmonds
Hartmut Luecke
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Reyna Ferretti
Biological Sciences

High Dietary Manganese Intake Suppresses Brain Dopamine Levels in Iron-Deficient Neonatal Rats

Aleksandra Chicz-DeMet
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Paul Fillmore
Psychology

Neural Processing of Pitch and Rhythm: An FMRI Study

Gregory Hickok
Cognitive Sciences
Brian Fitzgerald
Biological Sciences

Characterization of the Immunological and Neuropathological Responses in a Clinically Relevant Model of Myelin Tolerizing DNA Vaccination in the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

Hans Keirstead
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Monica Franco
International Studies

International Migration and its Socio-Economic Impact in the United Kingdom

Bojan Petrovic
Social Science
Lawrence Fu
Biological Sciences

The Role of GSK-3ß on Hyperphosphorylated Tau due to Lysosomal Dysfunction by Cathepsin Inhibitor

Xiaoning Bi
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Nanna Gabrielsen
Criminology, Law & Society

Ethnic Lines in Gang Related Homicides in Southeast Los Angeles

George Tita
Criminology, Law & Society
Philip Garcia
Aerospace Engineering

Autonomous Unmanned Solar Aero Vehicle Research Project

Kenneth Mease
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Nareg Gharibjanian
Biological Sciences

Bioactivity of Polymer-Bound BMP-2 on MC3T3-E1 Cells

Jay Calvert
Plastic Surgery
Matilde Gonzalez
Anthropology/ Biological Sciences

Effects of Glutathione (GSH) Depletion on Apoptosis in Human Granulosa Cell Line (COV434) and Primary Cultured Rat Granulosa Cells

Ulrike Luderer
Medicine
Oracio Gonzalez
Political Science

The Underutilization of Social Services in California’s Rural Colonias: A Case Study

Caesar Sereseres
Political Science
Ilja Goushcha
Physics

Assembly and Micro-Scale Manipulation

Andrei Shkel
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Aisa Green
Psychology

Phonological Awareness and Letter Knowledge in Young Children

Virginia Mann
Cognitive Sciences
Mary Griffith
Physics

Pattern Transition in the Liquid Crystal N4

Michael Dennin
Physics & Astronomy
Mike Guttman
Chemistry

Beta Sheet Binding Studies 1H-15N-HSQC NMR

James Nowick
Chemistry
Paul Hetman
Chemical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Chemically Controllable Self-Assembly of Solid Phase Synthesis Beads

David Van Vranken
Chemistry
Janine Highiet
International Studies

Hearing Their Voices: Middle Eastern Women in Politics

Lina Kreidie
Social Science
Thanh Hoang
Social Science

The Attitudes of University of California, Irvine Seniors Toward Supporting the University After Graduation

Michael Scavio
Social Science
Sarah Holguin
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Analysis of Automated Screening for Small Genomic Imbalances in ASD

Moyra Smith
Pediatrics
Gene Hsiao
Computer Engineering

Object Transfer and Replication in a Distributed Blackboard System

Stephen Jenks
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Ahmed Ibrahim
Biological Sciences/ Chemical Engineering

Metabolic Rate of the Little Skate (Raja erinacea)

Adam Summers
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Sylvie Inkindi
Biological Sciences

Localized Expression of Specific Brain Morphogenic Proteins in the Mouse Forebrain

Christine Gall
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Samuel Irvine
Information & Computer Science

Service Name Based Distributed Discovery in the Bio-Networking Architecture

Tatsuya Suda
Junichi Suzuki
Information & Computer Science
Dave Goldwyn Jequinto
Biological Sciences

Optical Sensor for Non-Invasive Photodynamic Detection of Oral Cancer

Petra Wilder-Smith
Beckman Laser Institute
James Jordan
Economics/ International Studies

Multinational Corporations and their Role in Eastern Europe

Caesar Sereseres
Political Science
Golam Kabir
Electrical Engineering

Data Acquisition

Richard Nelson
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Valerio Kalaw
Biological Sciences

The Peculiar Mate Discrimination Behavior of Drosophila melanogaster yellow1 Mutant Females Toward Different Types of Males During Courtship

Anthony Long
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Jamie Kaya
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

The Shoot Signals Necessary for Nodulation are Present in Small Regenerating Shoots Derived form Embryonic Lotus Super Roots

Franz Hoffmann
Developmental & Cell Biology
Kurt Kikuchi
Dance

Supplemental Summer Studies for Collegiate Pre-Professional Dancers

Donald McKayle
Dance
Kristine Kolkman
Neurobiology

Persistent Global Activation of the Aplysia Serotonergic System After Sensitizing Stimuli

Thomas Carew
Neurobiology & Behavior
Taline Kotchounian
Biological Sciences

Pharmacological Enhancement of Rat Skin Flap Survival With Topical Oleic Acid

Gregory Evans
Surgery
Robert Krupica
International Studies

The Changing Role of NATO: Perceptions of the Trans-Atlantic Military Alliance in the Wake of 9/11

Bojan Petrovic
Social Science
Caesar Sereseres
Political Science
Joshua Kunellis
Biological Sciences

Reducing the T Lymphocyte Response Decreases Secondary Degeneration and Reduces Apoptosis While Increasing Neovascularization in Microarray Analysis Following Spinal Cord Injury

Hans Keirstead
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Allen Kuo
International Studies

Taiwanese-American Influence on U.S.-China Foreign Policy

Yang Su
Sociology
Jennifer Kwok
Biological Sciences

Immunomodulatory Properties of Docetaxel

David Imagawa
Surgery
Anders Larsson
European Studies

The Neglect of the Sami Minority within the Context of Swedish History and Cultural Studies in Swedish Public Education

Douglas White
Anthropology
Jennifer Lavorin
Biological Sciences

The Regulation of Ovarian Follicle Glutathione (GSH) Synthesis by Pituitary Gonadotropin Hormones

Ulrike Luderer
Medicine
Duy Le
Biological Sciences

Creation of MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cell Lines With Conditional Expression of LMO-4

Bogi Andersen
Medicine
Michael Le
Information & Computer Science

Autonomous Adaptable Networking Applications Using Concepts from Evolutionary Biology

Tatsuya Suda
Junichi Suzuki
Information & Computer Science
Daniel Lee
Biological Sciences

Comparison of Water Quality in Two Urban Rivers in Southern California: The Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers

Sunny Jiang
Environmental Analysis & Design
Kevin Lee
Computer Engineering

Pricing and Differentiated Services in Internet and ATM

Scott Jordon
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Michael Lee
Biological Sciences

Farnesyl Transferase Inhibition as a Method of Immunomodulation

David Imagawa
Surgery
Wen-Hao Leu
Chemistry

Achieving Spiroannulation by Reductive Alkylation of Nitrile in Cyanocyclohexane

Scott Rychnovsky
Chemistry
Carlos Linares
Biological Sciences

A New Technique to Denude Arterial Endothelium

Ghassan Kassab
Biomedical Engineering
Jenny Liou
Biological Sciences

Sexual Dimorphism in Phoradendron densum

Peter Bowler
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Sophia Liu
Social Science

You’ve Got IM: Instantaneous Communication Among University Students

Michael Scavio
Social Science
Kurt Lundberg
Biological Sciences

A Mutagenic Analysis of Short and Twisted Gastrulation

J. Lawrence Marsh
Developmental & Cell Biology
Nina Ly
Biological Sciences

Characterization of Unique Antibody Against Breast Cancer in Multiparous Women

Donald Forthal
Medicine
Kasra Maasumi
Biological Sciences

Mechanical Consequences and Short Range Stiffness on Soleus Muscle Fibers of Hindlimb Suspended Rats

Vincent Caiozzo
Orthopaedic Surgery
Marcos Magar
Biological Sciences

Spectrographic Characteristics of Oral Tissue

Petra Wilder-Smith
Beckman Laser Institute
Sherry Mao
English/ Psychology & Social Behavior

The Relation between Friends’ and Adolescents’ Educational Aspirations: A Cross-Sectional Study

Ellen Greenberger
Psychology & Social Behavior
Melissa Mayorga
Psychology

Latino College Students’ Attitudes Toward Mental Health Care

Jeanett Castellanos
Social Science
David McDougall
Mechanical Engineering

Superplastic Behavior in a Nanostructured Metal

Farghalli Mohamed
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Jayme McReynolds
Biological Sciences

Basolateral Amygdala Lesions and Systemic ß-adrenoceptor Antagonist Injections Block Glucocorticoid-Induced Working Memory Deficits

Benno Roozendaal
Neurobiology & Behavior
Charles Mendoza
Neurobiology

Human Olfactory Ensheathing Cell Transplantation as a Potential Therapy for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

Hans Keirstead
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Lisa Michaelis
Studio Art

Hybridity (Multiracial American Portraits)

Miles Coolidge
William Roberts
Studio Art
Ali Moazzami
Biological Sciences

Involvement of Nuclei of NO Producing Neurons of Hypothalamus in Cardiac Sympathoexitatory Reflex in Cat

Zhi-Ling Guo
Medicine
Morassa Mohseni
Sociology

Simulated Microgravity and its Effect on Src and P38 MAP Kinase in Femoral Arteries

Ralph Purdy
Pharmacology
Morvarid Mohseni
Sociology

Alterations in the MAP-Kinase Pathways in High Pressure Vessels Subjected to Simulated Microgravity

Ralph Purdy
Pharmacology
Julieta Moran
Biological Sciences

The Utility of Propofol as an Induction Agent for Rapid Sequence Intubation in the E.D.

Federico Vaca
Emergency Medicine
Masato Muso
Political Science

The Impact of Supreme Court Cases on Campaign Finance Laws

Pamela Kelley
Political Science
Eric Naasz
Biological Sciences

The Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Insulin-Secreting B-Islet Cells

David Imagawa
Surgery
Babak Naffas
Information & Computer Science

Human-Computer Interaction in Medical Devices

Bruce J. Tromberg
Biomedical Engineering
Sanjay Naran
Biological Sciences

Optimization of in vitro NGF Release Modulation in HEK-293 Cells

Gregory Evans
Plastic Surgery
Naiem Nassiri
Biological Sciences

Satellite Cell Activation is Required for Serial Sarcomerogenesis

Vincent Caiozzo
Orthopaedic Surgery
Sheila Nathan
Biological Sciences

Systemic Administration of a ß-adrenoceptor Antagonist Blocks the Memory Retrieval Impairment Induced by Hippocampal CA3 Lesions in Rats

James McGaugh
Neurobiology & Behavior
An Nguyen
Biological Sciences

Screen for DLG Interactors Using the Yeast Two-Hybrid System

Peter Bryant
Developmental & Cell Biology
Christine Nguyen
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Characterization of X4-4: A Novel Condensation-Related Protein

Kyoko Yokomori
Biological Chemistry
Kevin Nguyen
Information & Computer Science

Mobility of Network Applications in Bio-Networking Architecture

Tatsuya Suda
Junichi Suzuki
Information & Computer Science
Peter Nguyen
Biological Sciences/ Chemistry

Statistical Parametric Mapping Applied to an Autoradiographic Study of Cerebral Activation, Induced by Motor Activity in Rats

Mark Mandelkern
Physics & Astronomy
Sheila Nguyen
Biological Sciences

Targeted Mutagenesis of the Genes flin-7 and flin-10 by Homologous Recombination in Drosophila melanogaster

Peter Bryant
Developmental & Cell Biology
George Niemela
Computer Engineering

Mini-FDPM Data Acquisition Board

Pai Chou
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Kathya Oliva
Political Science

Civil Liberties vs. National Defense: America’s Global War on Terrorism

Caesar Sereseres
Political Science
Kevin Olson
Chemical Engineering

Increasing the Toughness of Silicon Oxycarbide with Carbon Nanotubes

Martha Mecartney
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Vahagn Ovasapyan
Neurobiology

Cortical Potentials Reflecting Motor Preparation and Stimulus Expectancy in the Oldest Old

Arnold Starr
Neurology
Nidhi Pandhoh
Biological Sciences

Identification of Chondrocyte Proliferation With the Fluorescent Activating Cell Sorter Following Laser Irradiation and Thermal and Mechanical Trauma

Brian Wong
Head & Neck Surgery
Animesh Petkar
Biological Sciences

Synergistic Anti-Tumor Effects Against an Established Intracranial Rat Glioma by Using Anti-Angiogenic Drugs With a Genetically Engineered T9 Tumor Vaccine

Edward Jeffes
Dermatology
Nhi Pham
Electrical Engineering

Analysis and Design of Distributed Amplifier

Franco De Flaviis
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Phuong Pham
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Combination of Emergency Physician Compression Ultrasound, D-Dimer, and Pretest Probability as a Tool to Diagnose Deep Venous Thrombosis

John Fox
Federico Vaca
Emergency Medicine
Jennifer Quirin
Anthropology

Spanish Society Viewed Through Cultural Performances of Music and Dance

Leo Chavez
Anthropology
Naomi Raymundo
Neurobiology

Female Cere Color as a Motivational Factor for Male Imitation in the Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)

Georg Striedter
Neurobiology & Behavior
Sarvesh Regmi
Information & Computer Science

AutoSeC: An Integrated Middleware Framework for Dynamic Service Brokering

Nalini Venkatasubramanian
Information & Computer Science
Kimberly Romero
Biological Sciences

The Role of Vitamin K and SXR in Bone Homeostasis

Bruce Blumberg
Developmental & Cell Biology
Jose Romero-Mariona
Information & Computer Science

Formal Software Specifications Based Testing

Debra Richardson
Information & Computer Science
Michael Romney
Environmental Analysis & Design

Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Advertisements on Youth, an Analysis of "Evil Tobacco Company" Ads

Connie Pechmann
Graduate School of Management
Rachel Ruiz
Biological Sciences

Creation and Testing the Function of a Dominant Negative LMO-4

Bogi Andersen
Medicine
Judy Samattasribootr
Biological Sciences

Activation of MAPK in Long-Lasting Forms of Memory for Sensitization in Aplysia: A Pathway Under Investigation

Thomas Carew
Neurobiology & Behavior
Sithel Sar
Economics

Humanities Out There Stakeholder Evaluation Project

Vicki Ruiz
History
Lianne Sasaki
Civil Engineering

Performance Metrics for Light-Based Motion Tracking Systems

Tara Hutchinson
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Christopher Scarborough
Chemistry

HIV Nef Libraries Leading to a CD4-Binding Nef Supermutant

Greg Weiss
Chemistry
Greta Schroeder
Dance

Looking for Dance in the United States

Donald McKayle
Dance
Greta Schroeder
Dance

Finding Dance in the Pilates Method

Janice Plastino
Dance
Anthony Silpanone
Biological Sciences/ Chemistry

Producing a Deletion in the Syndecan Gene in Drosophila Using Male-Recombination and Gamma Irradiation

J. Lawrence Marsh
Developmental & Cell Biology
Antonio Siordia
International Studies

ASEAN Crossroads: Transitional Transnationalism

R. Bin Wong
History
Jennifer Soeda
Psychology

Investigation of the Runway Illusion

George Sperling
Cognitive Sciences
Mariel Solares
Biological Sciences

Factors That Influence Immune Functioning in Infants

Curt Sandman
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Joo-Yon (Julia) Song
Biological Sciences

Intestinal Carriage of Chlamydia pneumoniae

Ellena Peterson
Pathology
Masooma Tamim
Chemistry

Synthesis of Functional Monomers in Developing a Sensor for Brevetoxin

Ken Shea
Chemistry
Takahiro Tanabe
Neurobiology

Do Serotonin and Dopamine Act Antagonistically to Modulate Olfactory Behavior?

Ji Ying Sze
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Chung Cheng Tang
Information & Computer Science

Self-Adaptive Evolution and Diversity in the Bio-Networking Architecture

Tatsuya Suda
Information & Computer Science
Patrick Theofanis
Biological Sciences

The Influence of Background Genes on Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology in Murine Models

Andrea Tenner
Jun Zhou
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Rachna Tiwari
Biological Sciences

Genetic and Biochemical Analyses of the Transcription Factor Met-4

Peter Kaiser
Biological Chemistry
Danielle Todaro
Biological Sciences

Self Injurious Behavior: Is There a Link Between Psychiatric Diagnosis and SIB?

Curt Sandman
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Maria Tokuyama
Biological Sciences

HIV Project

Donald Forthal
Medicine
Jeanette Torres
Psychology

Acculturation and Bulimia Nervosa Symptoms Among Mexican American College Women

Barton Blinder
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Conrad Valdez
Biological Sciences

Expression of GAGAr1 Receptors in Insect Cells in Culture

Ricardo Miledi
Neurobiology & Behavior
Michael Velez
Biological Sciences/ Chemistry

Tracking and Targeting Lymphocytes in Spinal Cord Injury

Hans Keirstead
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Mark Villamor
Electrical Engineering

Fabrication of MEMS Microchannels for Biological Applications

John LaRue
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Richard Nelson
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Jouko Virtanen
Chemistry

Spectroscopy and Predissociation of Iodine Under High Pressure

Vartkees Apkarian
Chemistry
Christine Vo
Biological Sciences

GFAP Expression in Transgenically Labeled Zebrafish

Oswald Steward
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Michael Vongphoe
Biological Sciences

Dichotomy Between Vowel Recognition and Speaker Identification

Kaiboa Nie
Fan-Gang Zeng
Head & Neck Surgery
Kenny Vu
Information & Computer Science

Exploring Architectures for Motion Estimation on the 8051 Microprocessor and XC4010XL FPGA

Tony Givargis
Information & Computer Science
Stephania Vu
English

Humanities Out There Assessment Project

Vicki Ruiz
History
Alton Park Williams
Earth and Environmental Sciences

Soil Nitrogen Does Not Limit Early Growth of a Native Costa Rican Tree

F. Lynn Carpenter
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Michael Williams
Computer Engineering

A MEMS Based Telemetry System for Longitudinal Muscle Contractions in the Human Esophagus

Andrei Shkel
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Karen Wong
Biological Sciences

Glur2 Downregulation, Increasing Numbers of Ca2+ Permeable AMPA/Kinate (Ca-A/K) Channels, and Increased Intraneuronal Zn2+ Accumulation in Distinct Hippocampal Fields After Prolonged Experimental Febrile Seizures in Mature Rat

Hong Yin
Neurology
Jieeun Woo
Linguistics/ Spanish

Does Instructional Feedback Make a Difference? A Longitudinal Study

Robin Scarcella
English as a Second Language
Allison Wright
Psychology & Social Behavior

Gender Differences in the Effects of September 11, 2001 on Adolescents

Carol Whalen
Psychology & Social Behavior
Cristen Wu
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Dynamic Trafficking of SREBP-2 in the Nucleus

Vickie LaMorte
Beckman Laser Institute
Sally Wu
Political Science

Political Mobilization in Voluntary Organizations and Churches

Carole Uhlaner
Political Science
David Yang
Biological Sciences

An Investigation into the Effect of Nicotine on Glutamatergic Receptor and Transporter Gene Expression

Katumi Sumikawa
Neurobiology & Behavior
Yifan Yang
Neurobiology

Identification of Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase II in Aplysia californica

Thomas Carew
Neurobiology & Behavior
Christine Yocius-Escalona
Psychology & Social Behavior

Coping and Behavior Problems in Early Childhood

Jodi Quas
Psychology & Social Behavior
Nanfei Zhang
Biological Sciences

Importance of Specific Acupoints in the Reduction of Increased Blood Pressure

John C. Longhurst
Stephanie Tjen-A-Looi
Medicine
 

Group Poster Presentations:

Student Presenter(s) Project Title Faculty Mentor(s)
Oren Alfi
Mechanical Engineering
Brandon Choi
Electrical Engineering

Glass to Glass Bonding

John LaRue
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Emily Burch
History
Danielle Marie van Asch-Prevot
Drama/ Women’s Studies

Cultural Values Embedded in Mexican-American Children’s Literature

Jaime Rodriguez
History
Rex Chen
Information & Computer Science
Robert On
Computer Engineering/ Information & Computer Science

Data Rate Wireless Transmission Using Cordless Phone Technology

Nikil Dutt
Information & Computer Science
Jeffrey Ma
Har Yau
Information & Computer Science

EZ-P2P: A Next-Generation P2P Network with Enhanced Topology Management

Tatsuya Suda
Junichi Suzuki
Information & Computer Science
Aline Der Alexanian
Applied Ecology
Erica Dunbar
Chemistry

Fecal Coliform Growth Potential in Dry-flow Urban Run-off Water from Laguna Niguel, CA

Betty Olson
Environmental Analysis & Design
Rupesh Kalthia
Biological Sciences
Francis Rocha
Biological Sciences/ Chemistry

Antagonistic Pleiotropy Between Early Fecundity and Late Life in Drosophila melanogaster

Michael Rose
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Cheryl-Ann Dacayo
Janice Doan

Biological Sciences

A Review of the "O" populations in Drosphila melanogaster

Michael Rose
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Jennifer Moore
Anh Pham
Chemistry

Stereoselective Synthesis of (E)-Alkenes by Copper-Mediated Allylic Substitution Reactions of (Z)-Allylic Carbamates by Organometallic Nucleophiles

Keith Woerpel
Chemistry
Venice Cercado
Elena Marveya Tarango
Applied Ecology

Scooter Collision and Accident Trauma and Epidemiology Report (SCATER)

Julie Gorchynski
Emergency Medicine
Tina (Baotin) Chuong
Tejdeep Kochhar
Biological Sciences

Effect of Free Bicycle Helmet Distribution to Children of Low-Income Families from an Emergency Department

Kenneth Kwon
Emergency Medicine
Sang Le
Trang (Jan) Nguyen
Biological Sciences

Effects of Microgravity on Intracellular Signaling Proteins Mechanism of Vascular Smooth Muscle Contraction

Ralph Purdy
Pharmacology
Julie Huynh
Alina Saechong
Biological Sciences

Effects of Simulated Microgravity on Voltage Operated Calcium Channels

Ralph Purdy
Pharmacology
Tony Khan
Alan Rillorta
Biological Sciences

Lipid-Lowering, Antithrombotic, and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Ayurvedic Therapies

Nathan Wong
Medicine
Corollos Abdelshehid
Ian Casimiro
Biological Sciences

Laparoscopic Cooled Tip Microwave Thermotherapy for Destruction of Experimental VX-2 Renal Tumors in Rabbits: Comparison to Cryotherapy and Radical Nephrectomy

Ralph Clayman
Louis Eichel
Urology
Purvi Patel
Michelle Rubinstein
Biological Sciences

The Effects of S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe) on Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Jerome Tobis
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Joleen Locanas
Mary Lu
Electrical Engineering
Paul Lowchareonkul
Computer Engineering/ Electrical Engineering

MicroMouse Project

Roland Schinzinger
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
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Gary De La Cruz
Information & Computer Science

A Distributed Architecture for the Rapid Development and Deployment of Wireless Markup Language (WML) Based Applications

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Information & Computer Science
Jessica Chang
Prashant James
Jacqueline Seifert
Biological Sciences

The Relationship Between Carotid Luminal Pathology and Preoperative Symptoms

Peter Lawrence
Surgery
Ryan Creasey
Jianan Guo
Patrick Lo
Information & Computer Science
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Computer Engineering/ Information & Computer Science

Inter-domain Routing Exchange Model Simulator

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Information & Computer Science
Sarah Lee
Social Science
Jennifer Nguyen
Yong Park
April Yabiku
Psychology

A Validation Study of the Beck Depression Inventory, Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale, and the Self-Report Depression Scale for Korean Americans

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Social Science
Julia Aponte
Gloria Liu
David Medina
Chemistry
Marie Jennifer Lopez
Rishi Mhapsekar
Biological Sciences

Monitoring High Methane Emissions at the Edison Park Landfill in Huntington Beach, CA

Donald Blake
Chemistry
Forough Ghavami Shirehjini
Danielle Kushner
Norela Ocampo
Biological Sciences
Mehraneh Jafari
Talla Motakef
Neurobiology

A Novel Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) that Measures Insulin Autoantibody (IAA) IgG Subclasses

Edward Arquilla
Pathology
Chansa Cha
Biological Sciences/ Psychology
Christine Fang
Jee Hwang
Chemistry
Angela Huang
Biological Sciences
Patricia Louie
Economics

A Computational Study of Conformational Intervconversions and Stereoelectronic Interactions in Silathiacyclohexanes (Silathianes)

Fillmore Freeman
Chemistry
Young Huh
Greg Raith
Brandon Tabaldo
Mechanical Engineering
Trevor Orr
Fazlul Zubair
Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering
Terens Whelan
Aerospace Engineering

SAE AeroDesign West 2003

John LaRue
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Michael Kim
Applied Ecology
Nhi Thuc Le, Harrison Lee, Don Nguyen, Ehsan Sarabi
Biological Sciences
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Chemistry

The Integration of Multiple Institutions into a Single Database

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Surgery
James Allington, John Buenaventura, Anry Cheung, William Dang, Patrick Dawson, Khoa Le, Karl Ly, Aseem Mujtaba, Jose Nevarez,
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Mechanical Engineering
Nicholas Chen
Japanese Language & Literature
Tiffany Din
John Garvey
Kevin Madsen
Computer Engineering
Mike Gleason
Studio Art
Dirk Groeneveld
Information & Computer Science
Robert Jeppson
Economics
Farhan Simjee
Computer Engineering/ Electrical Engineering

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Derek Dunn-Rankin
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

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