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2017
Saturday, November 18th
2:15 AM

Oscillations in Emerging Active Regions of the Sun (OEARS)

Mathew Garcia, College of the Desert + Queensborough Community College-CUNY
Andrea Minot, Dickinson College
Karin Muglach, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)

Ursa Minor 150

2:15 AM - 3:15 AM

2:15 PM

A Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Xylo- and Arabinofuranoside Analogs

Jesica Mendoza
Jessica Maldonado, California State University Channel
Ahmed Awad, California State University, Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 113

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

A Study of Molybdenum Catalysts for Deoxydehydration of Vicinal Diols

Tim Siu
Alex John, Cal Poly Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 9

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Aerial and aquatic metabolism in littoral isopod crustaceans

Zechariah Charles Harris, Pomona College
Jonathan Charles Wright, Pomona College

BSC-Ursa Minor 70

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

An Analysis of Instructors’ Speech and Gestures Across Physiology and Chemistry Contexts

Aryana Azadian, California State University, Fullerton
Barbara L. Gonzalez, California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 138

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

An Initial Comparison of Pollinator Diversity Between Unmanaged and Native Reseeded Areas Within San Timoteo Nature Sanctuary

Hannah Bockenfeld, University of Redlands
Dustin VanOverbeke PHD, University of Redlands

BSC-Ursa Minor 52

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Analysis of Transition Metal Catalyzed Isomerization of Terminal Alkenes

Alissa C. Matus, Azusa Pacific University
Kevin S. Huang Ph.D., Azusa Pacific University

BSC-Ursa Minor 18

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Angular Dependence of the Neutralization Probability of Low Energy Alkali Ions Scattered off of Au Nanoclusters with Adsorbed Br

Bradley Erwin, University of California, Riverside
Christopher Salvo, University of California, Riverside
Jory Yarmoff, University of California, Riverside

BSC-Ursa Minor 44

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Anxiety and enjoyment: Exploring students’ academic emotions in general chemistry

Uy Vu

BSC-Ursa Minor 141

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Assistive Technology Education and Training for Individuals with SCI

Nahiely Torres, University of La Verne
Jerome Garcia, University of La Verne

BSC-Ursa Minor 109

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Axial plasma detachment in the Controlled Shear Decorellation eXperiment (CSDX)

Kelly Garcia
Saikat Chakraborty Thakur PhD, University of California - San Diego
Harker Russel, University of California - San Diego
Noah Jacobson, Stanford University
Madeleine Joseph, San Diego Mesa College

BSC-Ursa Minor 149

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Bidirectional Reflectance of Icy Surface Analogs: A Dual Approach

John Manuel Quinones, Mount San Antonio College, California State University, Los Angeles
Christina Lucille Vides, Mount San Antonio College, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Robert M. Nelson, Mount San Antonio College, Planetary Science Institute
Mark Boryta, Mount San Antonio College
Julie Bray-Ali, Mount San Antonio College
Kenneth Manatt, Mount San Antonio College, K2 Technical Services

BSC-Ursa Minor 4

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Blockade of Cervix Ripening in a Murine Model of Preterm Birth

Vanessa Blanchard, University of Redlands
Steven M. Yellon PhD, Loma Linda University
Christopher Nold, Hartford Hospital

BSC-Ursa Minor 108

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Body Composition

Brianna Hernandez, La Serna High School
Carina Santiago, La Serna High School

BSC-Ursa Minor 120

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Brominated Nucleosides for Aromatic Substitution: Synthesis and in Vitro Studies

Casey S. Jacobsen Mr., CSU Channel Islands
Cameron McLaughlin Mr., CSU Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 15

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Can erosion control and fog capture screens help overcome barriers to plant succession on Santa Rosa Island, CA?

Jamie Masukawa

BSC-Ursa Minor 125

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Caregiver’s perceptions on client needs in the United States and South Korea

Miguel Anthony Garcia-Salas, California Baptist University
Jessica Danielle Wegrzyn, California Baptist University
Namhee Kim, California Baptist University

BSC-Ursa Minor 110

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Characterization and comparison of human IAPP to IAPPs from Aquatic Mammals

Jaris Torres, Mount Saint Mary College
Itzel Ledesma, Mount Saint Mary College
Crystabel Munoz, Mount Saint Mary College
Luiza Nogaj, Mount Saint Mary College

BSC-Ursa Minor 92

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Characterizing the microbiology of the Los Angeles River: from the Sepulveda basin to Golden Shores.

Emelly OrtizVilla
Jasmine Gutierrez
Rachel Choi
Katherine Guzman
Jessica Araiza
Adriane Jones

BSC-Ursa Minor 61

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Cited2 is a Negative Regulator of Human Adipogenesis

Esra Ibili, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Yuanxiang Ansel Zhao, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Lun Tan, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 83

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Classification of Hyperluminous X-ray Source Candidates

Maya Fuller
Fiona Harrison, California Institute of Technology
Marianne Heida, California Institute of Technology
Daniel Stern, California Institute of Technology

BSC-Ursa Minor 16

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Comparing Classroom Interactions in Los Angeles and Mexico City

Ana Romero
Anna Bargagliotti, Loyola Marymount University
Angela Gallegos, Loyola Marymount University
Elizabeth Lopez, Loyola Marymount University

BSC-Ursa Minor 145

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Computational investigation of water oxidation catalyzed by Tryptophan

Emmett Barnes, Loyola Marymount University
Emily Jarvis, Loyola Marymount University

BSC-Ursa Minor 17

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Contributing Factors to Feminicide and Transfemincide in Latin America

Daniella Hernandez
Georgina Guzman Ms., California State University, Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 130

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Cosmic Dust Collection on Campus Rooftops

Dina Ibrahimzade, Pasadena City College
Merisa Casaus, Pasadena City College
Johnathan Lau, Pasadena City College
Siera Kozakar
Joshua Armenta, Pasadena City College
Priscilla Gutierrez, Pasadena City College
Alex Guevara, Pasadena City College
Zach Thongdamsinebandith, Pasadena City College
Justin Chieng, Pasadena City College
Miriam Hartman Dr., Pasadena City College

BSC-Ursa Minor 45

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Creating and Characterizing an mntH knockout mutant in E. coli

Brianna Cadena, Mount Saint Mary College
Desiree Duran, Mount Saint Mary's University
Jessica Del Castillo, Mount Saint Mary College

BSC-Ursa Minor 64

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Croconic Acid Crystallization on Alpha Silica Surface

Jose Uribe
Daniel P. Miller, SUNY University at Buffalo
Eva Zurek, SUNY University at Buffalo
Kimberley Cousins, California State University - San Bernardino

BSC-Ursa Minor 14

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Depletion of Glutamine Promotes Anti-proliferative Response in N-MYC Amplified Cell Line, SK-N-DZ

Stacey Calderon, Whittier College
Mark Ramos, Whittier College
Jenny Hernandez-Davies, Whittier College
Erica Fradinger, Whittier College

BSC-Ursa Minor 57

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Detection of Cyanobacteria and Their Toxins Using PCR for Safe Algae-based Feed Operations

Fatimah Ansari, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Shelton Murinda, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Joe McHugh, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 85

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Determination of the Harmful Algae Bloom Microbiome of the Ventura County Transect

Elizabeth Garcia, California State University, Channel Islands
Gonzalo Chavez, University of California, Irvine
Alicia Romero, University of California - San Diego
Tiffany Sidwell, University of California, Los Angeles
James Harber Dr.

BSC-Ursa Minor 86

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Determination of the Prevalence of Major Mastitis-Causing Pathogens in California Dairy Farms Using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Patricia Galvan, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Shelton Murinda, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Leo Little Dog, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 88

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Developing chemical inhibitors to investigate the function of falcilysin, an essential mallarial protease

Hannah Fejzic, California State University - San Bernardino
Jeremy Mallari, California State University - San Bernardino
Nikolay S. Maslov, California State University - San Bernardino
Teodulo Crisanto, California State University - San Bernardino
Bradley Kuwahara, California State University - San Bernardino
Obiel Hernandez, California State University - San Bernardino
Ruby Aispuro, California State University - San Bernardino
Cory-James Andenoro, California State University - San Bernardino
Brian Vidal, California State University - San Bernardino
Jeff Chance, California State University - San Bernardino
Whitney Serrano, California State University - San Bernardino

BSC-Ursa Minor 99

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Developing Ultra Flat Croconic Acid Films Using Electric Field Guidance

Alan Armendariz, College of the Desert
Taylor Dixon, California State University - San Bernardino
Francisco Guzman, California State University - San Bernardino
Erika Sanchez, California State University - San Bernardino
Sara J. Callori, California State University - San Bernardino
Timothy D. Usher, California State University - San Bernardino
Renwu Zhang, California State University - San Bernardino

BSC-Ursa Minor 21

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Development of Extraction and Detection Method for a Chemotherapeutic Drug with Phenytoin in Biological Samples

Adan Israel Garcia, CSUSM
Nicolas Brice, CSUSM
Karno Ng, CSUSM

BSC-Ursa Minor 2

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Developmental Changes of Skeletal Muscle Fiber Type Composition in Baleen Whales

Alexander Safian, California State University, Channel Islands
John Daly, California State University, Channel Islands
Krisha Algoso, California State University, Channel Islands
Andrea Mendez-Bye, California State University, Channel Islands
Eyiram McKenzie, California State University, Channel Islands
Cori Newton, California State University, Channel Islands
Rachel Cartwright, California State University, Channel Islands
Charles Sackerson, California State University, Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 78

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Diastereoselective Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids via an Auxiliary-Directed Enolate Alkylation

Molly Brown, Occidental College
Jeff Cannon, Occidental College
Natalie Dwulet, Occidental College
Tina Zolfaghari, Occidental College
Daniel Essayan, Occidental College

BSC-Ursa Minor 13

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Differential Sex- and Breed-Dependent Endogenous Oxytocin in Fischer-344 and Sprague Dawley Rats

Timothy J. Baum, CSU, San Bernardino
Cynthia A. Crawford, CSU, San Bernardino
Danielle De La Santos
Graham Kaplan

BSC-Ursa Minor 148

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Digital presentation of online exhibition created through Omeka

Jennifer Benitez, Cal State University Channel Islands
Yosduan Ramos, Cal State University Channel Islands
Julianne Gavino, Cal State University Channel Islands
Margarita Lopez, Cal State University Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 136

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Diversity in Children’s Literature: Building the Foundation for a More Loving World

Stephanie Galindo, California State University, Fullerton
Susan Jacobsen, California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 131

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Do Diet Carbonated Soft Drinkers Have Better Diet Quality? Evidence from WWEIA, NHANES (2005-2012).

Emma E. Navajas, California State University, Fullerton
Pimbucha Rusmevichientong, California State University, Fullerton
Sinjini Mitra, California State University, Fullerton
Archana McEligot, California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 101

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Does Amber Have Piezoelectric Properties?

Wilbert Garcia
Timothy Usher

BSC-Ursa Minor 10

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Doubly Resonant Sum Frequency Generation in Photosensitized Surfaces

Abraham Estrada

BSC-Ursa Minor 42

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Effect of M. Micrantha on Gas Exchange and Light Availability on Mangroves in Mai Po Nature Reserve

BryAnna Wertz, Whittier College
Emily Montgomery, Whittier College
Alya Kingsland-Meng, Whittier College
Robert Kaaret, Whittier College
Cheryl Swift, Whittier College

BSC-Ursa Minor 81

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Effects of Chemically Altered Tau on Microtubule Dynamics

Anaiancy Ramirez, University of California, Santa Barbara
Bretton Fletcher, University of California, Santa Barbara
Christine Tchounwou, University of California, Santa Barbara
Cyrus Safinya, University of California, Santa Barbara

BSC-Ursa Minor 50

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Effects of Oregano Oil on Bacterial Infections

Chelsea Galicia
Sylvia Vetrone, Whittier College

BSC-Ursa Minor 87

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Effects of Paclitaxel on Glucocorticoid-induced apoptosis of Human Leukemic CEM Cells

Ivymarie L. Aranas, California State University, Northridge
Rheem D. Medh, California State University, Northridge

BSC-Ursa Minor 46

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Efficacy of Implantable 8-Channel Monopolar Cuff Electrode in a Feline Facial Nerve Paresis Model

sammy sahyouni
Brandon Michael Lehrich, University of California, Irvine; Department of Biomedical Engineering
Hamid R. Djalilian M.D., University of California, Irvine School of Medicine; Department of Biomedical Engineering
Harrison W. Lin M.D., University of California, Irvine; Division of Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Alessandro Presacco Ph.D., University of California, Irvine; Division of Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Ronald Sahyouni M.S., University of California, Irvine; School of Medicine; Department of Biomedical Engineering
Lewis Long, Irvine Valley College

BSC-Ursa Minor 116

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Electrical and Optical Studies of Porphyrin-Based Two-Dimensional Metal-Organic Frameworks

Kristi Ishihara, California State University, Long Beach
Fangyuan Tian, California State University, Long Beach

BSC-Ursa Minor 7

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Electrophoretically Mediated Microanalysis (EMMA), an application of Capillary Electrophoresis

David Schrum, University of Redlands
Karla Luna, University of Redlands

BSC-Ursa Minor 22

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Ellagic Acid effects B cell myeloma cells

Brianna Alvarez, Whittier College
Sylvia Vetrone, Whittier College

BSC-Ursa Minor 55

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Enhancing students’ preparedness: Applying Novak’s theory of Meaningful Learning through the utilization of virtual videos in a general chemistry laboratory

Sara Altowaiji
Sachel M. Villafane

BSC-Ursa Minor 142

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Enzyme Involved in Cell Wall Biosynthesis Affects EPS Production and Motility

Preny Riganian, Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA
Shelley Thai, Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA

BSC-Ursa Minor 79

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Establishing Drosophila melanogaster as a model organism to study antimicrobial lipid function in the Innate Immune System

Neil Poole, California State University, Los Angeles
Edith Porter, California State University, Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 71

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Evaluating the Efficacy of Cancer Immunotherapy in Mouse Melanoma by Manipulating IFN-ɣ Signaling

Hailey Lee
Ke Shuai, University of California, Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 96

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Evidence that genes on the left side of the X chromosome in Drosophila melanogaster may be able to confer resistance to heavy metals

Anna Savage
Dillen Lao, Loyola Marymount University
Jason Cellars, Loyola Marymount University
Reagan Denny, Loyola Marymount University
Catharine M. McElwain, Loyola Marymount University

BSC-Ursa Minor 62

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Examining trends in hormone therapy use in relation to ovarian cancer incidence

Andrew Vu, California State University, Fullerton
Alice Lee Dr., California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 119

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Exploring survival on the RMS Titanic with Machine Learning

Kayla Roberts, California State University, Channel Islands
Cynthia Flores, California State University, Channel Islands
Nathalie Huerta, California State University, Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 6

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Fabrication of High–Quality Croconic Acid thin films

Taylor Dixon, California State University - San Bernardino
Erika Sanchez, California State University - San Bernardino
Sara Callori, California State University - San Bernardino
Renwu Zhang, California State University - San Bernardino
Francisco Guzman, California State University - San Bernardino

BSC-Ursa Minor 5

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Gene regulatory pathways that modulate response to Dexamethasone and Daunorubicin in breast cancer cell lines

Alejandro Rafael Macias, California State University, Northridge
Rheem Medh, California State Unviersity, Northridge

BSC-Ursa Minor 54

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Geographic Variation with Anna's Hummingbird Song

Bianca Salazar

BSC-Ursa Minor 75

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Ground Reaction Force Symmetry in the Sit-To-Stand Movement and the Role of Hip Extensor Strength

Anthony Enzo Seddio, California Lutheran University
Spencer Gottmer, California Lutheran University
Michele LeBlanc, California Lutheran University

BSC-Ursa Minor 114

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Homology Modeling and Simulations of P-glycoprotein

Exequiel Punzalan
Yong Ba

BSC-Ursa Minor 37

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Identification and Characterization of Four Novel Species of Bacteria Isolated from Spacecraft Assembly During NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Mission

Jomel Fragante, Cal Poly Pomona
Jai Lee, Cal Poly Pomona
Nektary Telep, Cal Poly Pomona
Sarah Hasel-Kolossa, Cal Poly Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 94

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Identification and Treatment of Activated Esophageal Lamina Propria Fibroblasts in a mouse model of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

David Yonghyuk Kim, Occidental College
Glenn Furuta, Children's Hospital Colorado
Joanne Masterson, University of Colorado School of Medicine

BSC-Ursa Minor 105

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Identification of RNA binding motifs of Ubp3 and Bre5

James Pratt, Loyola Marymount University
Eric Carles, Loyola Marymount University
Michael Dea, Loyola Marymount University
Hailee Brown, Loyola Marymount University
Sarah F. Mitchell, Loyola Marymount University

BSC-Ursa Minor 58

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Identifying the genus of an unknown bacteria: Streptococcus

Elizabeth Medina Gonzalez
Hector Valenzuela, Whittier College

BSC-Ursa Minor 97

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Imaging Analysis and Spectroscopy of Resolved Very Low Mass Binary Systems

Carolina Herrera, UC San Diego
Elizabeth Moreno Hilario
Diego Talavera
Adam Burgasser, UC San Diego

BSC-Ursa Minor 31

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Imaging Seismicity in the Izu-Bonin-Marianas Subduction Zone

Nicole Gage
Jascha Polet, Cal Poly Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 23

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Impaired PV and PNN Expression in CA1 Hippocampus May Underlie Contextual Recall Deficits After Auditory Fear Conditioning In FMR1 Knockout Mice

Yasmien Hanania, University of California, Riverside
Kasim Pendi, University of California, Riverside
Sarah Reinhard, University of California, Riverside
Sonia Afroz, University of California, Riverside
Iryna Ethell, University of California, Riverside
Khaleel Abdulrazak, University of California, Riverside

BSC-Ursa Minor 126

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Improved synthesis of amino acid based imidazolium salts

Sydney Burkholder, Azusa Pacific University
Victoria Carpio, Azusa Pacific University
Jennifer Young, Azusa Pacific University

BSC-Ursa Minor 36

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

In Search of Pure Ferroelectricity

Elio Gonzalez, California State University - San Bernardino
Tim Usher, California State University - San Bernardino
John Montano, California State University - San Bernardino

BSC-Ursa Minor 40

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Inhibition of DNA oxidative damage by green tea in vitro and in human melanoma cells

Emma Kroll
Eric Stemp, Mount Saint Mary's University
Melissa Martinez, Mount Saint Mary's University
Jocelyn Ordenana, Mount Saint Mary's University
Luiza Nogaj, Mount Saint Mary's University

BSC-Ursa Minor 41

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Inhibition of Oxidative DNA-Protein Crosslinking via Tryptamine

Jessica Irene Contreras, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles California
Andrea Hernandez, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles California
De'Asha Moore, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles California
Patricia Perez, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles California
Eric Stemp, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles California

BSC-Ursa Minor 11

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Inhibition of oxidative DNA-protein crosslinking via vitamin C

Magdalena Serrano, Mount St Mary's University
Melissa Martinez
Patricia Perez
Emma Kroll
Jocelyn Ordenana
Eric Stemp

BSC-Ursa Minor 28

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Interactions Between Species of Rhizobium in the Rhizobia-Legume Mutualism

Ashwarya Sharma, Loyola Marymount University

BSC-Ursa Minor 66

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Intraspecific Cannibalism of Larvae Among Calfornia Newts

Nick Martin, Pepperdine University
Gabriella Palmeri, Pepperdine University
Brett Muramoto, Pepperdine University
Agustin Vargas, Pepperdine University
Lee B. Kats, Pepperdine University

BSC-Ursa Minor 49

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Investigating the molecular basis of contact-dependent, interbacterial communication using Burkholderia thailandensis

Hannah Lipka, Azusa Pacific University
Kyle Jancola, Azusa Pacific University
Ryan Esparza, Azusa Pacific University
Sara Marlatt, Azusa Pacific University
Erin C. Garcia, University of Kentucky
Peggy A. Cotter, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

BSC-Ursa Minor 59

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Investigation of the Oxidation Kinetics of Vanadinite by Bromine in Water Distribution Systems

Steven Y. Crumly, University Of La Verne
John Orta, University of California, Riverside
Haizhou Liu, University of California, Riverside

BSC-Ursa Minor 12

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Keeping T Cells Young and Fabulous: Modulating Metabolic and Developmental Pathways to Promote a Memory Phenotype

Jackson Gibson, City of Hope
Yukiko Yamaguchi, City of Hope
Saul J. Priceman, City of Hope
Stephen J. Forman, City of Hope

BSC-Ursa Minor 115

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Kinetics study of water oxidation catalyst using a rotating-disk electrode

Ian Convy
Ben Sappey, Occidental College
Michael Hill, Occidental College

BSC-Ursa Minor 19

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Lessons in Vulnerability

Kendall Halliburton
Beth de Araujo, Saddleback College

BSC-Ursa Minor 137

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Letters From My Subconscious: Voicing the Unheard

Atziri Peña 4260311, Mount Saint Mary's University

BSC-Ursa Minor 129

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

LiDAR Mapping of Earthquake Uplifted Paleo-shorelines, Southern Wairarapa Coast, North Island, New Zealand

Jessika L. Valenciano, Geological Sciences Department,Cal Poly Pomona University, Pomona, CA 91768, USA
Janine M. Angenent, Geological Sciences Department, Cal Poly Pomona University, Pomona, CA 91768, USA
Jeffrey S. Marshall, Geological Sciences Department, Cal Poly Pomona University, Pomona, CA 91768, USA
Kate J. Clark, GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Nicola J. Litchfield, GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

BSC-Ursa Minor 26

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Ligand-dependent stability of CusF

Isabel Zecua
Blake Gillespie, California State University, Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 35

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Lipoic Acid’s effect on the inhibition of lactase dehydrogenase

Grecia Garcia, University of La Verne
Leslie Robles, University of La Verne
Jerome Vincent Garcia, University of La Verne

BSC-Ursa Minor 56

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Mechanism of nitric oxide induced sympatholysis in rat soleus feed arteries

Madelyn M. Whitaker, Pepperdine University
Jeffrey L. Jasperse, Pepperdine
Tanner J. Heckle, Pepperdine University

BSC-Ursa Minor 53

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Modeling the Frequency Spectrum of AM CVn Systems by Solving the Radiative Transfer Equation

Abel Flores Prieto
Omer Michael Blaes, University of California, Santa Barbara

BSC-Ursa Minor 8

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Monitoring of Pathogenic E. coli on Petting Zoo Animals at California State University Polytechnic - Pomona

Vu Luu
Shelton Murinda, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Rebecca Rosas, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Michelle Douglas, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 67

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

More Than Just “Ethnic Goods”: Quinceañera Shops and a Narrative of Revival vs. Survival

Jessica Guerrero, California State University, Fullerton
Shweta Adur PhD, California State University, Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 128

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

More than Mothers: The Essential Role of Women in the American Revolution

Alexandria Moreno, Mount Saint Mary's University
Andree Leighton, Mount Saint Mary's University

BSC-Ursa Minor 146

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Natural Remedies and Cancer in Women: A Communities Study

Katherine Guzman, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Stephania Luna, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Desarey Morales, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Ruby Moran, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Sylvine Deprele PhD, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Luiza Nogaj PhD, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Lia Roberts PhD, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 122

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Network structure and risk analysis in turtle ant nest choice

Joanna Chang, Pomona College
Matina Donaldson-Matasci, Harvey Mudd College
Xingyao Chen, Harvey Mudd College
Anthony Perez, Harvey Mudd College

BSC-Ursa Minor 80

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

No effect of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide on growth response or competition between native and exotic California grasses in a growth chamber study

Tilly M. Duong, California State University, Fullerton
Kyle L. Gunther, California State University, Fullerton
Jillian Stephens, California State University, Fullerton
Darren R. Sandquist, California State University, Fullerton
Joel K. Abraham, California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 74

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Novel Anticoagulants Using Sulfated Dendrons on Virus-like Particles

Annie Rorick
Andrew K. Udit, Occidental College

BSC-Ursa Minor 27

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Numerical Methods for Determining Eigenenergies and Tunneling Rates in One-Dimensional Quantum Wells

Bibiana Urquiza Resendiz
Gerardo Dominguez, Cal State San Marcos

BSC-Ursa Minor 43

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Paraburkholderia unamae Mutants Generated By Transposon Mutagenesis Show Irregular EPS Expression and Motility

Cuauhtemoc Ramirez
Shelley Thai, Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA
Anthony Aghajani, Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA

BSC-Ursa Minor 65

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Potential Ash Toxicity on Mediterranean Stream Ecosystems

Taylor Purdy, Pepperdine University
Thomas Vandergon, Pepperdine University

BSC-Ursa Minor 89

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Preliminary Results on the Condensation Reactions of 2-Formylbenzoic Acid with Arenes Catalyzed by Brønsted Superacids

Billy Nguyen

BSC-Ursa Minor 34

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Promising Drug Delivery In Vivo Zebrafish Larvae Using Carbon Dots To Target Calcified Bones

Alina M. Garcia, Miami Dade College
Sabrina De La Torre, Florida International University
Dr. Roger M. Leblanc, University of Miami
Dr. Zhili Peng, University of Miami
Yiqun Zhou, University of Miami

BSC-Ursa Minor 121

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Prosthetic biomaterials assessed for biofilm formation of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Steve Alas, Cal Poly Pomona
Cindy L. Toscano, Cal Poly Pomona
Jeyashree Alagarsamy, Cal Poly Pomona
Vilupanur A. Ravi, Cal Poly Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 51

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Protocol development to test the activity of the antimicrobial peptide human defensin 2 against Mycobacterium smegmatis

Tyler R. Powell, California State University, Los Angeles
Brent Beadell
Roger Berton, California State University Los Angeles
Edith Porter, California State University, Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 72

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Proximate Composition of Algae Biomass to Access Nutritional Value as a Feed Supplement

Marcia A. Murry PhD, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Lesly M. Palacios Castillo, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Kristen M. Bush, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Alejandra Avila, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Greg Barding

BSC-Ursa Minor 60

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Purification and Preliminary Crystallization of a Bacterial Dihydromethanopterin Reductase (DmrA) Involved in Tetrahydromethanopterin Biosynthesis in Methylobacterium extorquens

Randall Ortega
Ahide Nepomuceno, California State University, Fullerton
Madeline Rasche (Collaborator), California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 93

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Reddit and Stocks: How Reddit Sentiment Relates to Stock Movements

Marcel Jacquot

BSC-Ursa Minor 134

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

REFINEMENT OF TECTONOSTRATIGRAPHY OF THE NORTH EAST BIG MARIA MOUNTAINS, RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Anthony LeBeau, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Nicholas J. Van Buer, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 1

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Refining Models of L1527-IRS

Elizabeth Metzler-Winslow
Susan Terebey, California State University, Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 20

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Resources and Physical Activity Affect on Infants' Motor Development

Isis Delgado
Johnny Kajohn
Do Kyeong Lee

BSC-Ursa Minor 111

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Restructuring the Data Architecture of GRNmap, a Gene Regulatory Network Modeling Application

Chukwuemeka E. Azinge, Loyola Marymount University
Justin Kyle T. Torres, Loyola Marymount University
John David N. Dionisio, Loyola Marymount University
Ben G. Fitzpatrick, Loyola Marymount University
Kam D. Dahlquist, Loyola Marymount University

BSC-Ursa Minor 124

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Rhox-10 mRNA Expression in Siberian Hamsters is Not Affected By Photoperiod-Mediated Changes in Testicular Function

Melanie A. Rader, California State University, Long Beach
Kelly A. Young, California State University, Long Beach

BSC-Ursa Minor 95

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Scanning Probe Microscopy Measurements of Mechanical Properties of 2D Materials

Harutiun Chinkezian, California State University Northridge, University of California Riverside

BSC-Ursa Minor 32

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Screening for New Charge Transfer Organic Ferroelectric Systems

Sarah Rodriguez, California State University - San Bernardino
Kimberley Cousins Ph.D., California State University - San Bernardino

BSC-Ursa Minor 39

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Selection of DNA Aptamers Targeting Listeria p60

Shawnee Angeloni
Junjun Liu, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 90

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Short Photoperiod Exposure Induces Declines in Ovarian Levels of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor

Heather M. Severson, California State University, Long Beach
Asha Shahed, California State University, Long Beach
Kelly A. Young, California State University, Long Beach

BSC-Ursa Minor 76

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Stages of Belonging: J.D. Vance, Richard Rodriguez, and Performative Belonging in the American Middle-Class

Dylan A. Gonzales, California State University, Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 132

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Stainless steel surface modification using cold plasma treatment

wing jong chan, Cal Poly Pomona
Nina Abramzon
Sara Margala
Panik Moradian
Josue Monterrosa
Lauren Wong
Anthony Oceguera

BSC-Ursa Minor 30

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Student graph familiarity across multiple graph types

Benjamin Verboonen, California State University, Fullerton
Joel K. Abraham, California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 140

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Studying the Effect of Crosslink Density in Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) on the Permeation of Small Organic Molecules

Sean Murphy, California State University - San Bernardino
David Lim, California State University - San Bernardino
Renwu Zhang, California State University - San Bernardino

BSC-Ursa Minor 38

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

SuFEx based click chemistry for peptide stapling

Jennifer Han, University of Southern California
Jeff Celaje PhD, University of Southern California
Joice Thomas PhD, University of Southern California
Valery Fokin PhD, University of Southern California

BSC-Ursa Minor 25

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Synthesis of Hypophosphite Esters Using Transesterification and the Primary Alcohols: Dodecanol and Nonanol

Elizabeth-Victoria Shokoya, Mount Saint Mary's University-Los Angeles
Sylvine Deprele PhD, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 24

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Synthesizing Furanolactone Motifs via Photoredox/Lewis Acid-Catalyzed Ketyl Radical Cyclizations

Katherine Forbes, Occidental College
Jeffrey S. Cannon, Occidental College
Anne Marie Crooke, Occidental College
David J. Barnett, Occidental College
Nicholas J. Foy, Occidental College
Max Gruber, Occidental College

BSC-Ursa Minor 3

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The antimicrobial peptides HNP-1 and HBD-2 act against Mycobacterium smegmatis independent from their chirality

Brent Beadell
Tyler R. Powell, California State University, Los Angeles
Roger Berton, California State University, Los Angeles
Edith Porter, California State University, Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 69

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Current State of Atmospheric Gas Concentrations in California – As observed through data collected through NASA’s Student Airborne Research Program

Quinn M. Lanners
Lambert Doezema, Loyola Marymount University

BSC-Ursa Minor 68

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Development of a Separation Technique of 4-Nonylphenol and Creatinine for Urinalysis to Determine a Correlation in Humans

Neelina Chand, University of Redlands
Rebecca Lyons, University of Redlands

BSC-Ursa Minor 91

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The effect of drought on the comparative fitness of transplanted Stipa pulchra in the presence of an invasive weed

Taylor Purdy, Pepperdine University
Grace Palmer, Pepperdine University
Stephen Davis, Pepperdine University

BSC-Ursa Minor 100

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Effect of Polyphenolic Compounds on the Toxicity of Human IAPP

Arleen Lamba, Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles
Alissa K. Oakes, Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 47

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Environment is the Source

Francesca Garcia
Alfonso Torress-Cooke, Beverly Hospital

BSC-Ursa Minor 118

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The French Portrayal of Russian Soldiers During Napoleon’s Invasion of 1812

Sabrina Frey
Christina Ghanbarpour, Saddleback College

BSC-Ursa Minor 127

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Hierarchy of Carbon Source Utilization by Sinorhizobium meliloti

christen hughes

BSC-Ursa Minor 33

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Impact of an Informal Weekend Research Experience on Undergraduates’ and High School Students’ Perceptions of Knowledge of Science and STEM Persistence

Travis Taniguchi

BSC-Ursa Minor 139

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Impact of Required Research Experience on Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergraduates

Alicia Ruiz
Barbara L. Gonzalez, California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 144

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Impact of Undergraduate Research Experience: A Focus on Special Consideration Students

Cindy Sandoval

BSC-Ursa Minor 143

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Oral Microbiome, Predictive Medicine and Multivariate Analysis of Resident Bacterial Populations that Pose a Disease Risk

Martha Torres, California State University, Northridge
Ryan Shoji, Oxnard College
Lindsay Rochford, Dental Hygiene Program, Oxnard College
James Harber, Oxnard College

BSC-Ursa Minor 117

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Relationship Between Parent-Child Conversational Turns and Child Vocalizations in English and Bilingual Speaking Families

Jessica Danielle Wegrzyn, California Baptist University
Melissa Marie Gonzalez, California Baptist University
Namhee Kim Dr.

BSC-Ursa Minor 112

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Role of Fruit on the Cancer Incident in Cusco Peru

Janae Jones, Mount Saint Mary's University
Litza Ledesma, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Crystabel Munoz, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Vroniqa K. Faustino, Mount Saint Mary's University
Luiza Nogaj PhD, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles California
Lia Roberts, Mount Saint Mary College
Sylvine Deprèle, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 104

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Role of IL-22 in a therapeutic effect of a new TLR7 ligand 1Z1 on mouse alcoholic steatohepatitis.

Yutong Zhao, UCLA
Ekihiro Seki, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Koichiro Ohashi, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

BSC-Ursa Minor 98

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The role of nutritional components of vegetables in decreasing cancer incidence in Peru

Violeta Viveros, Mount Saint Mary's University- Los Angeles
Byanca Zavaleta, Mount Saint Mary's University- Los Angeles
Aisosa Edobor, Mount Saint Mary's University- Los Angeles
Claudia Quinonez, Mount Saint Mary's University- Los Angeles
Luiza Nogaj PhD, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Sylvine Deprele PhD, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
Lia Roberts PhD, Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles

BSC-Ursa Minor 106

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Time Served: A Historical Analysis of the Severity of Punishment by Crime

Wesley Whitaker, Claremont McKenna College
Joseph Bessette, Claremont McKenna College
Lane Corrigan, Claremont McKen College

BSC-Ursa Minor 135

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Transistor Design and Modeling in Nanoelectronics Fabrication

Yiran Gao, UC Riverside
Yaritza Leos, UC Riverside
Quentin Montoya, UC Riverside
Derek Sayler, UC Riverside
Rachel Wiggins, UC Riverside

BSC-Ursa Minor 147

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Trazodone Hydrochloride improves laboratory rabbit tractability

Kierra C. Kuhlman, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Yumiko Jin, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Courtney Fukushima, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Cord Brundage, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 48

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Understanding Stress: A Two-Dimensional Analysis of Physiological Response in Mussels

Garrick David Brazier, CSU Channel Islands
Katherine Mary Kristensen, CSU Channel Islands
Geoffrey Fowler Dilly PhD, CSU Channel Islands

BSC-Ursa Minor 77

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Precision Agriculture in Orchard Crops

Joseph Wolf, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Subodh Bhandari, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Amar Raheja, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 82

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Using SCA to identify functionally related residues in eRF1

Anran Tang, Pomona College
André Cavalcanti, Pomona College

BSC-Ursa Minor 123

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Utilizing Fluorescent Ubiquitin Cell Cycle Indicators to Identify and Target Quiescent Cells for Novel Cancer and Cardiac Therapies

Aditi Chitre, Claremont High School
Leomar Patam, Keck Graduate Institute, KGI
Alexander Zambon, Keck Graduate Institute, KGI

BSC-Ursa Minor 73

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

UVB avoidance by Dart Frog Larvae

Matthew Sturtevant, Pepperdine University
Agustin vargas, Pepperdine University
Arthur Garnica, Pepperdine University

BSC-Ursa Minor 63

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Visualizing the Curvature of Spacetime: Vortex and Tendex Lines of a Head-On Merging Binary Black Hole Systems

Samuel Rodriguez, California State University, Fullerton
Geoffrey Lovelace, California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 29

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Vitamin B6 and Tryptophan’s Effect on Discontinuation Symptoms

Hannah D. Brozowski, Whittier College
Erica A. Fradinger, Whittier College
Sylvia A. Vetrone, Whittier College

BSC-Ursa Minor 103

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

What information do cancer clinical trial protocols include on the reproductive risk of treatment and oncofertility management?

Angela Dauti, New York University
Brigitte Gerstl, University of New South Wales
Serena Chong, University of New South Wales
Orin Chisholm
Antoinette Anazodo, University of New South Wales

BSC-Ursa Minor 107

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

“Where Am I Heading in this Wonderland?”, Immigrant Entrepreneurs’ Narratives about their Entrepreneurial Journey

Nastaran Simarasl, Cal Poly Pomona
Quynh Le, Cal Poly Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 133

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

WHOLE BODY VIBRATION TRAINING WITH REPETITIVE INTERVAL MUSCULOSKELETAL LOADING ON BONE IN YOUNG WOMEN

Jaime Flores, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Adan Jimenez, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Alejandro Alonso, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Nazareth Cervantes, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Nancy Hernandez, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Alexandra Auslander, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Michael T.C. Liang, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

BSC-Ursa Minor 84

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

You are what you eat: Folate and depression

Shaina Sta. Cruz
Stephen Gonzalez, California State University, Fullerton
Janice Pogoda, Columbus Biometrics, LLC
Sam Behseta, California State University, Fullerton
Archana McEligot, California State University, Fullerton

BSC-Ursa Minor 102

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM