Oral Session 1

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2019
Saturday, November 23rd
8:45 AM

Avoiding spectral interference from antibiotic controls and autofluorescence in antimycobacterial assays

Thuy Tran
Jacqueline A. Trischman, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 203

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Catching Trout

Natalie Maurice, Carleton College
Danielle Sebring, California State University, Fullerton
Jaquelyn Valenzuela, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ronald Yurko, Carnegie Mellon University

Markstein 208

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Delta Sets of Geometric Nonminimally Generated Numerical Monoids

Andrea Stine, Occidental College
Daniel Huth, Occidental College
Melissa Gutierrez-Gonzalez, Occidental College
Jay Daigle, Occidental College

Markstein 303

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Disentangling the Spirit of Black Individuality through music and film

Citlally Solorzano

Markstein 107

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Gendered Surveillance: Queer Ugandans in the China-Africa Digital Relationship

Thomas Robertson, Occidental College
Movindri Reddy, Occidental College

Markstein 211

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Incorporation of Antioxidant Luteolin into ApoE3NT and ApoAI containing HDL Nanodiscs

Kyla Anderson, California State University, Long Beach
Vasanthy Narayanaswami, California State University, Long Beach

Markstein 102

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Increase Acupuncture Effect with Targeted Electroacupuncture Treatment

Anh T. Nguyen, University of California, Irvine
Stephanie Tjen-A-Looi, University of California, Irvine

Markstein 308

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Increased growth of Human Chordoma Cells When Cultured With Human Adipose Derived Stem Cells In A Microfluidic Device

Rosaline Kumar, California State University, San Marcos
Holly Day, California State University, San Marcos
Carlos Luna Lopez, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 210

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Microwave-Assisted Gold-Catalyzed Reaction of Benzylic Alcohols: Mechanistic and Kinetic Investigations

Araceli A. Alvarez, California State University, San Marcos
Robert G. Iafe Ph.D., California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 205

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

"Nationalizing a Movement": Assessing the Reach of Moral Mondays

Daniella Camacho, California State University, Fullerton
Valeria Sinclair-Chapman, Purdue University
India Lenear, Purdue University

Markstein 101

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Professional Networks: A Mission-Critical Tool for Educators and Students

Daniela Navarro, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Markstein 209

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Real-time Diagnostics in Unsteady Flows

Sarah Lucia Barrett, California Institute of Technology
Morgan Hooper, California Institute of Technology
Beverley McKeon, California Institute of Technology

Markstein 105

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

The Effects Green Marketing and Demarketing on Consumer Product Interaction: A Study of Altruistic Consumer Behavior

Tatum Bottomley, Point Loma Nazarene University
Olivia Miller, Point Loma Nazarene University
Dr. Jeffrey Birdsell, Point Loma Nazarene University

Markstein 301

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

The Effects of Acculturation on the Relationship Between Prenatal Maternal Anxiety and Emotion Regulation in Infants

Jessica Orea
Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez, California State University San Marcos

Markstein 306

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

The Fabled Weaver: Reading Silas Marner as the Real Diary of George Eliot

Anna Katherine Brown, Pepperdine University
Constance Fulmer, Pepperdine University

Markstein 201

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Undocumented American Dreams: Stop, Continue, Stop...

Susy Morales
Thao Ha, Miracosta College
Magdalena Zepeda, Miracosta College

Markstein 213

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

3D Microfluidic Paper-based Analytical Devices For Colorimetric Bioassays

Alyssa S. Wong, California State University, Los Angeles
Alyssa Fernandez, California State University, Los Angeles
Natalia M. Neris, California State University, Los Angeles
Dr. Frank A. Gomez

Markstein 203

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

A Case for Reforming Structural Linguistic Biases: Gender in English

Marmar Tavasol

Markstein 211

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Angular Calibration of the BICEP Array receivers using Far Field Beam Map Characterization

Shubh Agrawal, California Institute of Technology
Jamie Bock, California Institute of Technology
Alessandro Schillaci

Markstein 303

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Examining the Role of Scaffold Attachment Factor B1 in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Metabolism

Shannon Erhardt, Iowa State University
Jun Hyoung Park, Baylor College of Medicine
Kwang Hwa Jung, Baylor College of Medicine
Benny A. Kaipparettu, Baylor College of Medicine

Markstein 210

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Individual Differences in Face Recognition Ability and the Disguise Replication Effect

Kendra Paquette, CSU Fullerton
Josselyn Marroquin, CSU Fullerton
Iris Blandón-Gitlin Ph.D., CSU Fullerton

Markstein 306

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Jordan Peele's Get Out and Us: Analysis of Removing African American Stereotypes in Horror Films

Ji Yoon Kim, Cerritos College

Markstein 107

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Mathematically Modeling the Persistence of Red-Legged Frogs

Caroline Wick, Pepperdine University
Courtney Davis, Pepperdine University

Markstein 208

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center - Microturbine Engine Model using Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS)

Jonathan Ortiz
Kurt J. Kloesel, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

Markstein 105

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Next Generation In-Vivo and Addressable Biomedical Devices Operated with 3D Magnetic Field Gradient-Based Localization

Nikhil Poole, California Institute of Technology
Azita Emami, California Institute of Technology

Markstein 308

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Oxidation of Alcohols using a novel Molybdenum catalyst

Celine Parker
Alex John, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 205

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Spectroscopic and Mass Spectrometric Analysis of ApoAI during HDL Particle Modulation by Arterial Endothelial Cells

Kristina Dela Cruz, California State University, Long Beach
Vasanthy Narayanaswami, CSULB

Markstein 102

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

The Challenges & Opportunities for the Retail Worker in Higher Education

Josie Debellis, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

Markstein 209

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

“The Rights of Property Itself”: Homes, Society, and the Inevitable in Howards End

Lillian Robles
Claire Phillips, Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA

Markstein 201

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Transnationalism, Diaspora, and Identity: Experiences of Ukrainian Immigrants

Helen Balagula, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Anjana Narayan, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 213

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Why Do Consumers Prefer Locally Produced Products?

Stephanie Munoz, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Gary Stahlhoefer, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jillian Munoz, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jarrod Griffin, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Markstein 301

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Why Is the US Ranked Lower than Switzerland in the Human Freedom Index?: A Comparison between Two Democratic Countries

Sofia Nguyen, Irvine Valley College
Joon Kil, Irvine Valley College

Markstein 101

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Active Learning in the General Chemistry Pathway at Pasadena City College: Towards Increasing Diversity in STEM

Richard Luu, Pasadena City College
Christian Burke, Pasadena City College
Valerie Hsiao, Pasadena City College
Andy Lai, Pasadena City College

Markstein 209

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Afro-Latinos in the United States: Their Experience Narrated Through Slam Poetry

Gicela Diaz Maravilla

Markstein 107

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Algorithm to Compute the Subdivision Matrix for Tilings and Its Application to Girih Tiles

Saraswati Soedarmadji, West Los Angeles College
Mohamad A. Alwash, West Los Angeles College

Markstein 208

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Caves, Offerings, and Bones: A Preliminary Analysis of Ancient Maya Ritual Use of Rio Frio Cave A, Cayo District, Belize

Jessica Garcia
Jon P. Spenard, CSUSM
Ariana J. Yanez, CSUSM, CSUSB
Andres J. Berdeja, CSUSM

Markstein 306

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Deformed and undeformed dikes: tools to date extension in the Pioneer metamorphic core complex

Fiona Faith Pedrick, Occidental College
Margi Rusmore, Occidental College
Jim Vogl, University of Florida

Markstein 303

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Democracy's Newest Enemy: Social Media

Erin Lopez, Mt. San Antonio College
Misty Kolchakian, Mt. San Antonio College

Markstein 101

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Faith and Curanderismo: an Accessible and Efficacious Healing Solution for Individuals and Families with No Access to Healthcare in the Border Region of Texas

Veronica Williams, Southwest Texas Junior College
Indira Lujano, Southwest Texas Junior College
Ana Herrera, Southwest Texas Junior College
Xitlalli Cervantes, Southwest Texas Junior College

Markstein 308

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

From Unseen to Undaunted: Mrs. Tulliver’s Growth in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss

Anemone Hansen, Pepperdine University
Constance Fulmer, Pepperdine University

Markstein 201

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Implicit Gender Bias within Resume-Ranking Tools

Atharva Gupta
Michael Jeffrey Lutz
Aria Lakhmani
Kevin Wang

Markstein 105

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Numb Localization inHuman Adipose Derived Stem Cells Under Simulated Microgravity

Areli Jannes Javier, California State University, San Marcos
Daniel Roufaeil, California State University, San Marcos
Shalise Burch, California State University, San Marcos
Rosaline Kumar, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 210

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Pathway Validation for the Photooxidation of Atmospherically Relevant Dicarboxylic Acids: Role of Photolysis Time on Temporal Profiles

Candace Miller, California State University, Fullerton
Paula K. Hudson
Tyler Hua
Harikson Tran

Markstein 203

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Perceived Value of Passive Research Participation and its Effects on Learning Marketing Concepts

Cailin Kuchenbecker, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Guillermo Marquez, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Mitchell Pickering, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Prathista Annapareddi, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 301

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Structural and Functional Analysis of Apolipoprotein E3 Modification by a Lipid Peroxidation Product, 4-Hydroxynonenal

Abbas Abdulhasan, CSULB
Muhammad Imam Uddin Abeer, CSULB
Vasanthy Narayanaswami, CSULB

Markstein 102

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

The structure determination of rhamnocrocin, a novel metabolite from Rhamnus crocea, the spiny redberry plant

Gustavo Gallardo, California State University, San Marcos
Esthela Barriga, California State University, San Marcos
Jenna Heidemann, California State University, San Marcos
Eric Paul, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 205

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Transnational Effects of Colonialism: The Identities of Filipina Caregivers in the U.S.

Ashlee Monton

Markstein 213

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Why is Placing Happiness in the hands of LGBTQ Students Alone Not Enough? (A Qualitative Research on Why it is Crucial to Create A More Inclusive Campus Climate)

Varanee Chinnapong
Sheri-Lynn Kurisu, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 211

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Capillary Tube and Thread-Based Electrodes for the Detection of Glucose and Acetylthiocholine

Lauren Duenas
Frank A. Gomez, California State University, Los Angeles
Kathryn Uchida, California State University, Los Angeles

Markstein 203

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Comparison of Full-Length and Mature Forms of Lysyl Oxidase

Abigail Klein
Karlo M. Lopez, CSU Bakersfield

Markstein 102

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Dark Matter Detection at the Jefferson Lab Accelerator; Modeling Cosmic Background

Gabe Gregory
Nan Ma, Occidental College
Daniel P. Snowden-Ifft, Occidental College

Markstein 303

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Hood Poetry: A Developing Narrative Among the Latinx Population of Los Angeles

Bryant Martinez

Markstein 306

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Investigation of the Enhanced Permeability and Retention Effect Using Fluorescent Nanoparticles

Helen Salinas

Markstein 308

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Load Forecasting using Wavelet Transforms and Neural Networks

Levi Randall
Ankita Mohapatra Dr.
Raul Mercado

Markstein 105

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Microwave-Assisted Gold-Catalyzed Reactions of Benzylic Alcohols with Heteroaromatic Nucleophiles

Brysa Alvarado
Robert G. Iafe, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 205

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Pablo Picasso and Rolando Villazón: Ethnographic Case Studies in Spanish and Latin American Immigration to France

Cayde Newton

Markstein 213

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Particle Swarm Optimization-Based Source Seeking with Obstacle Avoidance

Jillian Cannons, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jeremy Lin, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Thuy Lu, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Markstein 208

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Social Media and its Influence on Master’s Program Enrollment: A Look at Prospective MPA Students

Christian Eckmann, California State University, Channel Islands
Dana Baker, California State University, Channel Islands

Markstein 301

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

The Case for Viewing Implicit Biases as Habits

Tara Harbison, Cal Poly Pomona
Alex Madva, Cal Poly Pomona

Markstein 107

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

The Curiousity of the Rise in Feminism and the Entrance of the Male to the Birthing Room

Victoria Karalun

Markstein 211

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

The Effects of Ezh2 Mutation on Kras-Driven Adenocarcinoma

Hannah Rattu Mandias, California State University, Long Beach
Lin He, University of California Berkeley
Bin Xue, University of California Berkeley
Suifang Mao, University of California Berkeley

Markstein 210

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

The Effects of Introductory Philosophy Education on the Critical Thinking Skills of Pre-College Students

Augustus Wachbrit
Brian J. Collins Dr., California Lutheran University
Cynthia De Martino Dr., California Lutheran University
Katie Knapp, California Lutheran University

Markstein 209

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

The Grotesque in the Grotesque City: An Analysis of West’s The Day of the Locust

Dylan J. Brintwood, Palomar College

Markstein 201

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

WINNERS AND LOSERS: THE 2020 CENSUS AND CALIFORNIA’S 2021 REDISTRICTING

Elena Castellanos
Andrew Busch, Claremont McKenna College
Rachel Alaynick, Claremont McKenna College
Adhitya Venkatraman, Claremont McKenna College

Markstein 101

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

“Carne Asada Is Not A Crime:” Chicanx and Latinx Loncheros and the ‘Taco Truck Wars’ for Civil Rights, Cultural space, and Socio-economic place in Los Angeles

Cassandra Tanks

Markstein 107

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Children of Latinx Immigrants: Music Binding Two Cultures

Rosa Isela Reyna Secaida, University of California, Merced
Jayson Beaster-Jones, University of California, Merced

Markstein 213

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Design and synthesis of asymmetric (R)-BINOL derived organocatalysts for stereoselective synthesis

Maribel Clerk
Robert Iafe, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 205

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Investigating Bias Within Demographics Across Occupations

Araav Patel
Arul H. Verma
Austin T. Peng
Karen Li

Markstein 211

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Making based outreach for STEM engagement

Bethsy Resendiz, CSUSM
William Braxton Dyke, CSUSM
Edward Price, CSUSM
Charles De Leone, CSUSM

Markstein 209

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Motivation, knowledge, and confidence in stock market investing among a diverse college student population

Phuong (Sally) Nguyen, California State University - San Bernardino
Benjamin Joseph Becerra, California State University - San Bernardino

Markstein 301

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Recombining Antibody’s CDRs to Create a More Potent HIV-1 Monoclonal Antibody

Adonis Rubio
Peter Kim, Stanford University

Markstein 102

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Student Understanding of Ordinary Differential Equations in Physics

Anderson T. Fung, California State University, Fullerton
Michael E. Loverude, California State University, Fullerton

Markstein 208

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Students' Understanding in Matrix Algebra and Eigentheory

Pachi Her
Michael Loverude, California State University, Fullerton

Markstein 306

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Synthesis and characterization of 1,2,3-benzotriazole derivatives and their activity against Candida species

Emily Aguilar
Robert Iafe, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 203

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Treatment of Specific Phobias: A Meta-Analysis

Natalie Clark, California State University, Fullerton
Tommi Mayers, California State University, Fullerton
Giovanni Sosa, California State University, Fullerton

Markstein 308

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

The Golden Gate has Iron Bars: Challenging California's Progressive Reputation

Broderick Dunlap
Dr. Alicia Gutierrez-Romine, La Sierra University

Markstein 101

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Theology and Authority in Mormon Women's Poetry in the Nineteenth and Twenty-First Centuries

Kaitlin Hoelzer
Rachel Cope, Brigham Young University

Markstein 201

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Therapeutic Cardiothread production for Heart Therapy with a 3D Printed CAD Assembler Device Which Binds Stem Cells to Suture using Fibrin and Gelatin

Melvin Soriano, Oxnard College
Vanessa Wong, Oxnard College
Brandon Lyons, University of California, Los Angeles
Kamille Romero, Pacifica High School

Markstein 210

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Topography and Behavior Based Movement Modeling for Missing Hikers in Land-Wilderness Settings

Madeline Brown, Scripps College
Jose Alanis, San Joaquin Delta College
Jerry Magaña, University of North Georgia
James Kitchens, Warren Wilson College

Markstein 105

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Transmission through a Multiple I/O Double-Ring Nanoscale Structure

Joel Stock
Eric Hedin, Biola University

Markstein 303

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM