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)
Dawn Alley

Psychology

Looking Time Measures of Surprise in Adults and Infants  Dr. Gavin Huntley-Fenner

Cognitive Sciences

Simin Bahrami

Biological Sciences & Philosophy

Astrocyte Degeneration in Frontotemporal Dementia  Dr. Carl Cotman

Institute for Brain Aging & Dementia

Rasheed Baqai

Information & Computer Science

Comparative Analysis of Hospital Information Systems  Dr. John King

Information & Computer Science

Natalie Boghosian

Biological Sciences

Weight as the Predictor of Oral Cancer Development and Progression  Dr. Petra Wilder-Smith

Beckman Laser Institute

Linden Bolisay

Biological Sciences & Chemical Engineering

Determination of Recombinant LiP Expression  Dr. Nancy DaSilva

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering & Materials Science

José Bravo

Biological Sciences

Characterization of Monoclonal Anitbodies to Chlamydia trachomatis Mouse Pneumonitis Biovar  Dr. Luis de la Maza

Pathology

Brian Brusca

Chemical Engineering

Fracture Characteristics of Sinter Forged 8Y-CSZ with Intergranular Phase Additions  Dr. Martha Mecartney

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering & Materials Science

Quoc-Chuong Bui

Chemistry

Aggregation of b-sheets in Organic and Aqueous Environment  Dr. James Nowick

Chemistry

Rosanne Bulatao

History

Cardiac Complications and Blood Loss in Patients Undergoing Major Urologic Cancer Surgery  Dr. David Wong

Anesthesiology

Dora Castañeda

Biological Sciences

Expression of Neuronal Nicotinic Acetycholine Receptor Subunit mRNAs within Dopaminergic Cells of the Substantia Nigra (SN) and Ventral Tegmental Area  Dr. Frances Leslie

Pharmacology

Michelle Cheng

Biological Sciences

Acute Nicotine Differentially Stimulates c-fos mRNA Expression in Postnatal and Adult Rat Brains  Dr. Frances Leslie

Pharmacology

Mindy Cho

Biological Sciences

Impact of Anesthesiologists' Experience on Prolonged Stay of Patients in Post Anesthesia Care Unit in Ambulatory Surgical Center  Dr. Nitin Shah

Anesthesiology

Yoojin Choi

Biological Sciences

Spatial Coding of Odorant Stereochemistry and Odorant Mixtures in the Glomerular Layer of the Rat Olfactory Bulb  Dr. Michael Leon

Neurobiology & Behavior

Joseph Chung

Economics

Isolating and Characterizing g-chain Variants of Human Fibrinogen  Dr. Agnes Henschen-Edman

Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Student Presenter(s) Project Title  Faculty Mentor(s)
German Cortez

Biological Sciences & Chemistry

The Role of Transmembrane Span 6 in the Cholesterol Regulated Degradation of 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl Coenzyme A Reductase  Dr. Robert Simoni

Biological Sciences

Stanford University

Alan Dakak

Biological Sciences & Psychology

Expression of b-amyloid in Skeletal Muscle: To Model Inclusion Body Myositis  Dr. Frank LaFerla

Neurobiology & Behavior

Xavier Dao

Biological Sciences

Diffusion During Laser Irradiation of Cartilage  Dr. Brian Wong

Head & Neck Surgery

Sabrina Dayala

Biological Sciences

Expression of Gaba r1 Receptor in Pichia pastoris  Dr. Ricardo Miledi

Psychobiology

Vy Do

Psychology

The Effect of Shyness on Source Memory  Dr. Barbara Dosher

Cognitive Sciences

Davianne Duarte

Chemical Engineering

Analysis of the Structure of Seashells  Dr. Martha Mecartney

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering & Materials Science

Detiger Dunams

Spanish & Applied Ecology

Genetic Relationships of the Genus Theobroma  Dr. Luis Mota-Bravo

Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Naglaa El-Abbadi

Biological Sciences

Simulated Microgravity and Cyclooxygenase-Dependent Mechanisms in Norepinephrine Induced Contractions of the Carotid Artery  Dr. Ralph Purdy

Pharmacology

Marisa Fernandez

Biological Sciences

Parental Child Seat Safety Knowledge in a Tri-Cultural Southern California Emergency Department  Dr. Federico Vaca

Medicine

Erick Ferran

Biological Sciences & Chemistry

Affinity Purification and Identification of Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) ORF94 Binding Proteins

Dr. Edward Mocarski

Microbiology & Immunology

Molly Fisher

Biological Sciences & Studio Art

Detail Simplified

Dr. J. Rudy Vega

Studio Art

Thelma Gamboa

Biological Sciences

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA): A Potential Therapeutic Agent for Degradative Neurological Diseases  Dr. Daiga Helmeste

Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Erin Gass

Biological Sciences

The Relationship Between Stress Resistance and Mortality Rate Throughout the Lifetime of Large Cohorts of Drosophila melanogaster  Dr. Michael Rose

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Anne Gaw

Information & Computer Science

A Talking News Agent for the Visually Impaired  Dr. Michael Pazzani

Information & Computer Science

Sukgu Han

Biological Sciences

The Role of Nitric Oxide in the Vascular Effect of Simulated Microgravity  Dr. Ralph Purdy

Pharmacology

Melia Heredea

Psychology

Speech Perception  Dr. Virginia Mann

Cognitive Sciences

Brian Keefer

Biological Sciences

The Evolution of Encapsulation in Drosophila melanogaster  Dr. Bradford Hawkins

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Student Presenter(s) Project Title  Faculty Mentor(s)
My Kha

Biological Sciences

Effects of Corticosterone Administered After Pre-Exposure on Memory of Inhibitory Avoidance Training

Dr. James L. Mc Gaugh

Dr. Benno Roozendaal

Neurobiology & Behavior

Peter Krutzik

Biological Sciences & Chemistry

A Synthetic Search for AMPA Receptor Desensitization Modulators  Dr. A. Richard Chamberlin

Chemistry

Jennifer LaFemina

Biological Sciences

The Effects of Low-Intensity Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on the Immune System and on Melatonin Production  Dr. Edward DeMet

Dr. Aleksandra DeMet

Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Catherine Le

Mechanical Engineering

Temperature Profiles in a Diffusion Flame  Dr. Derek Dunn-Rankin

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Vu Le

Biological Sciences

Evaluation of the Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis  Dr. Ellena Peterson

Pathology

Jennifer Lee

Biological Sciences

Differential Effects of NT-4 and BDNF Mediated by Localization of trkB and p75 LNTR  Dr. Ron Frostig

Neurobiology & Behavior

Lisa Lee

Studio Art

The Ideal Female Form  Dr. Mara Lonner

Studio Art

Anne Lieu

Chemistry

Effect of Estrogen on Nitric Oxide Synthase Activity in Rat Cerebral Microvessels  Dr. Diana Krause

Pharmacology

Sean McDermott

Chemical Engineering

Development and Characterization of Stable Expression Vectors in Kluyveromyces lactis  Dr. Nancy DaSilva

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering & Materials Science

Nicolle Miller

Biological Sciences

A Comparison of Histology and Fluorescence Intensity to Determine the Ability of Laser-Induced Fluorescence to Detect Oral Cancer  Dr. Petra Wilder-Smith

Beckman Laser Institute

Erene Mina

Biological Sciences

Genotyping Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Knockout Mice: A PCR-Based System  Dr. Tallie Z. Baram

Anatomy & Neurobiology, Pediatrics

Linh Nguy

Biological Sciences

Non-Invasive, Early Detection of Malignant Changes in the Oral Cavity  Dr. Petra Wilder-Smith

Beckman Laser Institute

Mary Nguyen

Psychology

Gender Differences & The Effects of Videogame Practice on Mental Rotation Tasks  Dr. Barbara Dosher

Dr. Virginia Mann

Cognitive Sciences

Nykya Nixon

Psychology

Effects of Misinformation on Eyewitness Testimony  Dr. Barbara Dosher

Cognitive Sciences

Dwight Parry

Music

The World of Reedmaking  Dr. Jonathan Davis

Music

Piyal Patel

Biological Sciences

Opiate Activity in Self-Injurious and Agitation Behavior  Dr. Aleksandra DeMet

Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Maria Pelayo

Anthropology & International Studies

Hemispheric Free Trade and Fast Track Politics: A Case Study of Chile  Dr. Caesar Sereseres

Social Science

Student Presenter(s) Project Title Faculty Mentor(s)
Evelyn Perez

Social Science

The Street Vendors of Santa Ana: A Case Study in Immigrant Informal Economy and Ethnic Politics  Dr. Caesar Sereseres

Social Science

Federico Perez

Chemical Engineering

Effect of Breathing Conditions on the Measurement of the Diffusing Capacity of Nitric Oxide  Dr. Steven George

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering & Materials Science

Sonia Ralli

Biological Sciences & Chemistry

Expression of a Soluble Type II Receptor Inhibits TGF-b Actions in COLO-357 Pancreatic Cancer Cells  Dr. Murray Korc

Medicine-Endocrinology

Andrea Randall

Biological Sciences

Isolation of Fibrinogen Phosphopeptides by Affinity Chromatography  Dr. Agnes Henschen-Edman

Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Gina Rappleye

Psychology

Phonological Awareness & Working Memory: Their Relation to Reading Ability in Adulthood  Dr. Virginia Mann

Cognitive Sciences

Ramon Ruiz

Biological Sciences

Interleukin 4 (IL-4) Production During Development of Type I Diabetes  Dr. Monique Berman

Medicine

Hector Salas

Environmental Analysis & Design

The Occurrence of the LTIIa Toxin Gene in Small and Large Human Sewage Treatment Facilities  Dr. Betty Olsen

Environmental Analysis & Design

Debora Sedaghat

Biological Sciences

Human Reaction Time as Indexed by Electroencephalography (EEG)  Dr. Ronald Gordon

Dr. Arnold Star

Neurology

Sheela Shah

Psychology

Phonological Awareness, Letter Knowledge, and Home Literacy in Early Reading Ability  Dr. Virginia Mann

Cognitive Sciences

Farah Shamszadeh

Biological Sciences

Responses of Hydra vulgaris to Temperature Gradients  Dr. Hans Bode

Developmental & Cell Biology

Sarah Sheibani

Biological Sciences

Simulated Microgravity Induces Differential Responses to Norepinephrine and Serotonin Induced Contractions  Dr. Ralph Purdy

Pharmacology

Robert Sherwood

Civil Engineering

Geographic Data Acquisition and Hydrodynamic Modeling of Talbert Watershed  Dr. Brett Sanders

Civil Engineering

Rose Siengsubcharti

Applied Ecology

Transcription Factor Activation by Arsenite in Human Skin Cells  Dr. Daniel Menzel

Community & Environmental Medicine

Jennifer Silacci

Dance

A Guide to European Modern Dance Companies  Dr. Mary Corey

Dance

Michael Simison

Biological Sciences & Chemistry

A Test on the Effects of Robustness on Late-Life Mortality Rates in Drosophila melanogaster  Dr. Michael Rose

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Stephen Sleva

Electrical Engineering

The Measurement of Stress in Thin Films  Dr. Richard Nelson

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Erwin Soto

International Studies

Evolution of the Guatemalan Army  Dr. Caesar Sereseres

Social Science

Wayne Sung

Information & Computer Science

Technical Read-Ons: Therac, the Story  Dr. Mark Ackerman

Information & Computer Science

Student Presenter(s) Project Title  Faculty Mentor(s)
Rosaura Tafoya

Political Science & Sociology

Zapatista Rebellion  Dr. Kathy Canul

Cognitive Sciences

Dung Thai

Biological Sciences

Inbreeding Depression in Alsinidendron viscosum, a Highly Selfing Species  Dr. Stephen Weller

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Gaurav Thakral

Biological Sciences

Telomere Dynamics in Drosophila melanogaster  Dr. Peter Bryant

Dr. Harold Biessmann

Developmental Biology Center

David To

Biological Sciences

Sex Allocation Patterns of Schiedea salicaria at the Whole-Plant Level  Dr. Ann Sakai

Dr. Stephen Weller

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Jason Tom

Biological Sciences

Interaction Between Life History and Resource Allocation in Alsinidendron viscosum  Dr. Stephen Weller

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Herman Villalba

Biological Sciences

Studies on Xenopus laevis Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors  Dr. Ricardo Miledi

Psychobiology

Tracy Wang

Biological Sciences

Identification of Cellular Proteins Interacting with Yeast Retrovirus-like Element Ty3 Integrase Protein by Two Hybrid Analysis  Dr. Suzanne Sandmeyer

Medicine-Biological Chemistry

 

Group Poster Presentations:

David Huang

Foung Vang

Applied Ecology

Phenotypic Analysis & Detection of arsA, arsB and arsC Genes in Resistant Bacteria  Dr. Betty Olsen

Environmental Analysis & Design

Michael Lee

Henry Wihardjo

Chemical Engineering

Strontium Barium Niobate Ceramics  Dr. Martha Mecartney

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering & Materials Science

Melissa Kubischta

Yalina Munguia

Civil Engineering

Properties of Nails in Shear Walls  Dr. Gerald Pardoen

Civil Engineering

Dien Ton

Anne Walling

Biological Sciences

Requirement of Non-neuronal Feeder Cells for Normal Development of Cultured Primary Somatosensory Neurons  Dr. Martin Smith

Anatomy & Neurobiology

Benh Lam

Chau Vuong

Biological Sciences

Ocular Structural Changes Induced by Accommodation Over Time  Dr. Joseph Occhipinti

Student Health

Student Presenter(s) Project Title  Faculty Mentor(s)
Denise Chang

Criminology, Law & Society/ Psychology & Social Behavior

Neil Malabuyoc

Social Science

Nam Nguyen

Social Science & Asian American Studies

Marta Ornelas

Psychology & Social Behavior

Stephanie Velasco

Social Science & Asian American Studies

Judy Wang

Sociology

Student Initiated Outreach Programs at UC Irvine  Ms. Sally Peterson

Dean of Students

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