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2019
Saturday, November 23rd
12:30 PM

Assessment of Microbial Growth in Reclaimed Water from Cal Poly Pomona’s Distribution System

Ben Clairday, Pasadena City College
Elwin Cheung, UCLA
Jesper Ploysangngam, UCLA
Brittany Repolda, UCSB

Markstein 102

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Comparative Analysis of Concentrated Neighborhood Disadvantage in Ventura and San Diego County, California

Kayla Stockton, California State University, Channel Islands
Sabrina DeSantis, California State University, Channel Islands

Markstein 303

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Data Fitting and Behavioral Analysis of the Zika Virus

Mahzaib Quraishi, California State University, Fullerton
Christine Deeb, California State University, Fullerton
Victoria Meza, California State University, Fullerton
Anael Verdugo, California State University, Fullerton

Markstein 211

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Different stimulation modalities at acupoint ST36 decrease blood pressure differentially: TRPV1

Shaina Wang
Niloofar Motahari
Stephanie C. Tjen-A-Looi, College of Health Sciences, UC Irvine

Markstein 306

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Does Road Dust Have an Effect on Nectar Production in Ipomopsis Aggregata?

Dylan Zuver
Nick Waser Dr., University of California, Riverside
Mary V. Price Dr., University of California, Riverside
Deidra Johnson, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus

Markstein 103

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Dye Injection System in a Water Channel: Application for Dispersion Experiments

Arthor Bernal, University of California, Riverside
Rebecca Albano, University of California, Riverside
Marko Princevac, University of California, Riverside

Markstein 105

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Establishment of Coastal Microbe Culturing, Strain Collection, and Analytical Techniques with the Purpose of Developing a Coastal Microbial Community Standard

Dennis Zanesco
Kellen Baker, California State University, San Marcos
Uriel Rivera, California State University, San Marcos
Matthew Cope

Markstein 205

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Hybridization in the Encelia (Asteraceae) family

Mayra Padilla Flores, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Liz Solis, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Sonal Singhal, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Markstein 208

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Our Tangled Ocean: California Fisheries, Marine Animal Entanglements and Local Perspectives

Anneke-Victoria Fischle
Kathleen Nadeau, California State University - San Bernardino

Markstein 210

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Sensory Comparison of Gluten Free and Glutenous Bread and Pasta Products

Viral Shukla, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Yao Olive Li, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Gabriel Davidov Pardo, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 213

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Structural-Reactivity Relationship for Reductive Defluorination of Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) with Hydrated Electrons

Wenxiaoshan Sui, University of California, Riverside
Michael J. Bentel, University of California, Riverside
Yaochun Yu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lihua Xu, University of California, Riverside

Markstein 101

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

The Dynamics of Intelligence and Creativity and their Relationship to Humor Styles and Tendencies

Omar Alonso Castro, California State University, Channel Islands
Weldon Zane Smith, California State University, Channel Islands

Markstein 203

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

The Forgotten Students: Women Veterans

Yessenia Leon
Efigenia Ferrer
Helen Balagula
Anjana Narayan

Markstein 301

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Transactivation and Mitochondrial Activity are Affected by High Temperature in C. elegans Sperm

Jacqueline Rose McVay, Scripps College
Lisa Petrella, Marquette University
Nicholas Sepulveda, Marquette University

Markstein 209

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Virtual Reality and the Future of Horror

Hector Marlon Rodriguez
Joan Wines, California Lutheran University

Markstein 107

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Was Violence Always Entertaining?

Jay Knee
Samuel Claussen, California Lutheran University

Markstein 201

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

12:45 PM

A study on the formation of e-polylysine and zein nanoparticles to be used as coatings to extend the shelf-life of Hass avocados (Persea americana)

Franciela Garcia, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Haley Lam, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Hana Lee, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Gabriel Davidov-Pardo, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 213

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Activation of nucleus accumbens-projecting melanin-concentrating hormone neurons promotes palatable food intake

Rae Lan, University of Southern California
Sarah J. Terrill PhD, University of Southern California
Emily E. Noble PhD, University of Georgia
Scott Kanoski PhD, University of Southern California

Markstein 211

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

An Effective Lysis and Mobile Element Capture Method to Analyze the Antibiotic Resistome of Coastal Microbial Communities

Leanna Apodaca
Nicole DeNamur, University of California - Berkeley
Erin O'Brien, California State University, San Marcos
Ebony Stretch, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 205

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Biophysical Properties of Alkenone Films

Emmanuel Solis
Areli Jannes Javier, California State University, San Marcos
Carlos Luna, California State University, San Marcos
Anita Ljubic, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 208

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Controlling Contrast Effects in Parent Ratings of Sibling Temperament

Megan Mulvihill, California State University, Channel Islands
HyeSun Lee, California State University, Channel Islands

Markstein 203

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Digital Humanities Analysis of Adolescent and Adult Relationships in Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game"

Kevin Ginosian

Markstein 107

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Finding Osculating Circles with Rational Center and Radius

Francisco Zepeda, California State University, Fullerton
Christopher Lyons, California State University, Fullerton

Markstein 101

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

In All Fairness & Unfairness: an Analysis of Colorism in Stanley Ka Dabba

Sraavya Chintalapati, Lebanon Trail High School
Andrew Nelson, University of North Texas

Markstein 201

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Plant Glutaredoxin AtGRX660 Controls Root and Shoot Development

Craig Cowling, CSUSM
Sophia Carpinelli, CSUSM
Miguel Rosas, CSUSM
Matthew Escobar, CSUSM

Markstein 103

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Pollinator Corridor Design for Native Invertebrates in Southern California

Torrey Hosey
Christina Simokat, Cal State San Marcos
Bailey Young, Cal State San Marcos
Bethany Hadley, Cal State San Marcos

Markstein 210

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Purified Water Replenishment Brine Concentration Pilot Project

Alejandro Cerano-Lopez, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Chad N. Contreras, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Allison Y. Inanoria, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Karla I. Duran, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

Markstein 102

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Soothing Relationships in East Asia with Nongovernmental Diplomacy

Shinsaku Takikawa

Markstein 301

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Splat! Novice Debugging in Block-Based and Hybrid Environments

John Lopez, Loyola Marymount University
Phoebe Martinez, DePauw University
Fernando Rodriguez, University of Florida
Joseph Wiggins, University of Florida

Markstein 303

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Stroke Awareness Knowledge Gap in Women

Naomi Adeline Imbre, University of California, Irvine
Li-Mei Lin, University of California, Irvine

Markstein 306

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Thermal-Economic Analysis of Using Reverse Osmosis Concentrate for Thermal Energy Storage

Ega Herlim, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Christopher Salerno, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Joseph Kiriakos, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Andrew Wilson, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 105

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Ultrafine Carbon Black Promotes Lysosomal Membrane Permeabilization And Nlrp3 Inflammasome Activation

Jay L. Brewster
Sierra H. Ball
Annie E. Rogers

Markstein 209

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Aspirin and Its Significant Role in Decreasing Severe Hypertension When Combined with Repetitive Electroacupuncture at ST 36-37

Stuti Agrawal, University of California, Irvine
Tannaz Alavi, University of California, Irvine
Stephanie Tjen-A-Looi, University of California, Irvine

Markstein 306

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Characterizing Changes in the Colonic Epithelium of Lrig3 Null Mice

Natalie Pedicino, Scripps College
Janelle Stevenson, University of Oregon
Anne E. Zemper, University of Oregon

Markstein 209

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Determining if the K(3) Herbicide Cafenstrole affects Alkenone Biosynthesis in Emiliania huxleyi

Sergio Serrato, California State University, San Marcos
Betsy Read, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 208

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Did You Just Assume My Reality?: Baudrillard's Hyperreality in the Progression of Food Photography

Yerin Bang
Michael Hanson, Saddleback College
Gary Luke, Saddleback College

Markstein 201

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Food Anticipatory Activity in Steers

Girisha Bharadwaj, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Estefania V. Velazquez, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Elizabeth S. Scordato, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Andrew D. Steele, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 210

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

From Bed Bugs to Dead Bugs: Exploring Natural Alternatives To Eliminate Bed Bugs, Cimex lectularius with Essential Oils

Felicia Delgadillo, Whittier College
David N. M. Mbora PhD, Whittier College

Markstein 213

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Generation of Accurate and Transferable Pseudopotentials for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Carlton Kim
Ryan Jeffrey McCarty, University of California, Irvine
Kieron Burke, University of California, Irvine

Markstein 101

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

How Safety Margin of a Slope Changes With Duration of Rainfall

Sydney N. Gavela
Trinity Patron
Binod Tiwari Ph.D, Cal State Fullerton

Markstein 105

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Identity Balance of Female and Male Engineering Students

Nancy Karina Moreno, California State University, San Marcos
Ashley Bonilla, California State University, San Marcos
Anna Woodcock, California State University, San Marcos
Wesley Schultz, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 303

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Inhibition of Oxidative DNA-protein Crosslinking Via an Aqueous Extract of Kale

Alyssa Daniele Gallano, Mount Saint Mary's University
Tanya Nguyen, Mount Saint Mary's University
Daisy Lezo, Mount Saint Mary's University
Ashley Ramirez, Mount Saint Mary's University

Markstein 211

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Population Genetics, Form, and Function of Loggerhead Shrikes in California

Gwendalyn Wulf, California State University, San Marcos
Diego Sustaita, California State University San Marcos
Arun Sethuraman, California State University, San Marcos
Ken Mey, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 103

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Reconnecting Nature and Humanity: the Environment in Children's Literature

Annika Sial, Irvine Valley College
Lewis Long, Irvine Valley College

Markstein 107

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Self-esteem and Emotional Intelligence in Family Communication

Vicky Nguyen
Daniel Smirnov
Celeste Gonzalez
Dean Robles

Markstein 203

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

US- Saudi Arabian Relations: Factors that created an alliance

Iman Qadir, Irvine Valley College
Joon Kil, Irvine Valley College

Markstein 301

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Utilizing a Next-Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics Pipeline to Analyze Antibiotic Resistomes in Coastal Microbial Communities

Erin O'Brien, California State University, San Marcos
Ebony Stretch, California State University, San Marcos
Leanna Apodaca, California State University, San Marcos
Nicole DeNamur, University of California - Berkeley

Markstein 205

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Woolsey Fire GIS Land Classification Using Aerial Imagery

Zeinab Aboukhalil, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Samuel Hernandez, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Victor Castellanos, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Omar Mora, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 102

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

A Mouse Model for investigating MMP-9 inhibition on cellular and behavior deficits associated with Fragile X Syndrome.

Walker Woodard

Markstein 210

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Discoursive Conceptualizing of TBI Recovery Through Self-Narrative

Michelle R. Gatewood, Cal Poly Pomona
Olga Griswold, Cal Poly Pomona

Markstein 303

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Ecology of Xantusia vigilis: Modeling the Climatic Niche of a Desert Lizard

Daniel Furman, University of Pennsylvania
Stephen Adolph, Harvey Mudd College
Sarah Halvorsen, Harvey Mudd College

Markstein 213

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Effect of Cold Atmospheric Plasma on Immune Cells

Clarissa Garcia, California State University, San Marcos
Eduardo M. Sotomayor, The George Washington University
Fengdong Cheng, The George Washington University
Dayun Yan, The George Washington University

Markstein 306

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Gendered Motivations, Self-Confidence, and Successful Outcomes for Online Social Dating

Gini Martinez
Misty Kolchakian, Mount San Antonio College

Markstein 203

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Gravitinos as SUSY Dark Matter and KK Particles, given Gravitinos are Majorana Particles, for a Mirror Symmetric Universe

Luis Valencia

Markstein 101

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Helen Lundeberg and the Disparate Landscape

Cooper Stiglitz, California State University, Fullerton

Markstein 201

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Hero to Zero

Christian Johan Garcia
Edgar Muniz, Mount San Antonio College

Markstein 107

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Hybridization in the Encelia (Asteraceae) family

Liz Solis, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Mayra Flores, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Markstein 209

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Modeling and Measurements of Flow Around A Model City Block

Rebecca R. Albano, University of California, Riverside
Arthor Bernal, University of California, Riverside
Joseph Redenius, University of California, Riverside
Deng Pan, University of California, Riverside

Markstein 102

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Optimization of a MIMO-CSAR Array through a Genetic Algorithm

Tyler Chang, University of California - San Diego
Enson Chang, Azusa Pacific University

Markstein 105

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Photosynthetic Response of Dryopteris arguta to Extended Drought

Brandon R. Grinovich, Pepperdine University
Stephen D. Davis, Pepperdine University

Markstein 211

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Privateers of the Caribbean

Alex Barr

Markstein 301

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Red Light-Blue Light: Alkenone Production in Isochrysis galbana Is Enhanced by Red Light, while Growth is Optimized under Blue Light

Thi Huynh, CSU San Marcos, CA
Stacey Comstock, CSU San Marcos, CA
Nicole Read, Lowell High School, San Francisco, CA
Betsy Read, CSU San Marcos, CA

Markstein 208

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Retrieving Novel Digestive Genes from an Uncultured Bacterial Phylum Found in the Human Oral Microbiome Found in Association with Periodontitis

Matthew Cope
Cleber Ouverney, San Jose State University
Jordan Maldonado, San Jose State University
Manasa Rapuru, San Jose State University

Markstein 205

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Seedling and Resprout Survival of Three Chaparral Species Following Woolsey Wildfire

Karagan L. Smith, Pepperdine University
Stephen D. Davis, Pepperdine University

Markstein 103

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Application of Text Mining to Determine the Overall Sentimental Value and Word Frequencies of Abstracts Related to Traffic Safety

Edward Clay
Wen Cheng, Department of Civil Engineering, California Polytechnic University of Pomona

Markstein 105

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Connecting Artist and Audience: Analyzing the Impact of BTS’s Musical Writing on Youth Audiences Worldwide

Danielle R. Narciso, California State University, Fullerton
Franz Mueller PhD, California State University, Fullerton

Markstein 201

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Effects of Astrocytic Ephrin-B1 on Synapse Formation in Developing Hippocampus

Iryna Ethell PhD, University of California, Riverside
Amanda Nguyen, University of California, Riverside
Karen Mina, University of California, Riverside

Markstein 210

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Evaluation of E. coli and Total Coliforms in Rivers near Informal Settlements in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Anaïs Gaunin, San Diego State University
Matthew Verbyla, San Diego State University
Cesar Mota, UFMG
Natalie Mladenov Dr., San Diego State University

Markstein 213

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Far More than 'Fantastic': The Power of Curatorial Approaches in Latin American Art exhibitions

Jacqueline Pina
Catha Paquette, California State University, Long Beach

Markstein 107

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Finland’s NATO Problem: Neutrality in a Polarized Europe

Mikael Smith, Irvine Valley College
Lewis Long, Irvine Valley College

Markstein 301

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Is Epigenetics Involved in the Regulation of Biomineralization in Emiliania huxleyi

Christopher Smith
Betsy Read, California State University, San Marcos

Markstein 205

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Long-lasting and Short-Lasting Effects of Moxibustion at ST 36 on Sustained Hypertension

Perry Lim, University of California, Irvine
Stephanie Tjen-A-Looi, University of California, Irvine

Markstein 306

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Testing of Thermal Energy Storage using Reverse Osmosis Concentrate

Andrew Wilson, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Gerardo Maldonado, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Aaron Narag, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Nicole Garcia, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Markstein 102

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

The Cone Snail Strikes Back: A Biomechanical Study of an Ultrafast Prey Capture

Ian Jan, Occidental College
Joseph R. Schulz, Occidental College
Gurleen Sangha, Occidental College

Markstein 208

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

The Rationale Behind Aging Anxiety

Sofia Boiajian
Michael C. Harnett

Markstein 303

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

The role of independence and self-reliance on parenting stress in Mexican-American emerging and young adults

Jennifer M. Figueroa
Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez

Markstein 203

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM