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2017
Saturday, November 18th
9:15 AM

**Garlic’s (Allium sativum) immunomodulatory abilities in macrophages challenged with lipopolysaccharide or Candida albicans** Exemplary Presentation

Benjamin Soto, Cal Poly Pomona
Hansini Vitharanage, Cal Poly Pomona
Nancy Buckley, Cal Poly Pomona

9-273

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Identifying Amyloidogenic IAPP Protein Sequences from Diabetic and Nondiabetic Organisms

Larry M. Palato, Loyola Marymount University
Shannon Pilcher, Loyola Marymount University
David Moffet, Loyola Marymount University

9-273

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and its effect of the Severity of Candida albicans induced Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Elizabeth Marquez, Cal Poly Pomona
Nancy Buckley, Cal Poly Pomona

9-273

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Targeting Musashi (MSI) Family of RNA Binding Proteins in Myeloid Leukemia

Ellyn Obrochta
Gerard Minuesa, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Michael Kharas, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

9-273

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:45 AM

Effect of Stressors on Subsequent Generations of C. elegans Immunity

Kristina R. Sanchez, Whittier College

9-273

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Establishing a Long-Term Cell Culture System for Research and Transplant in Diabetes

Lauren T. Hui, University of California, San Diego
Keiko Omori M.D./Ph.D., City of Hope Graduate School of Biological Science
Yoko Mullen M.D./Ph.D., City of Hope Graduate School of Biological Science

9-273

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Amino Acid Profiling and Peptidomimetic Inhibitors against the Botulinum Neurotoxin

Martin Amezcua, California State University, Fullerton
Ricardo Saul Cruz, California State University, Fullerton
Nicholas T. Salzameda PhD, California State University, Fullerton
Sandra L. Rodriguez Beltran, California State University, Fullerton

9-273

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

RNA Sequencing and Gene Expression Profiling of HCV Infected Monocytes Grown in Adult Bovine Serum

Nicholas Bui
Dennis Revie, California Lutheran University

9-273

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

1:30 PM

Tricuspid Annular Plane of Systolic Excursion for the Assessment of Acute Pulmonary Embolism (TAAPE)

Amal Shafi, University of California, Irvine
John Fox, University of California, Irvine
Shadi Lahham, University of California, Irvine
Maxwell Thompson, University of California, Irvine
Inna Shniter, University of California, Irvine
Shannon Lee, University of California, Irvine
Michelle K. Bui, University of California, Irvine

9-273

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Assessing Emergency Department (ED) Patient Satisfaction: Comparison Between the Press Ganey and Institution-Implemented Surveys

Christine Louis
Maria Nguyen, University of California, Irvine

9-273

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Chest tube output, duration and length of stay are similar for “occult” vs. “non-occult” thoracic injury

Christopher Orion Lew
Bhavesh Harishchandra Patel, University of California, Irvine
Mark Langdorf, University of California, Irvine

9-273

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Diagnosis of Retinal Detachment in the Emergency Department Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Dana Le
Tushank Chadha, University of California, Irvine
Shadi Lahham, University of California, Irvine
Chris Fox, University of California, Irvine

9-273

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM