Poster Session 1

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2019
Saturday, November 23rd
8:00 AM

A Study on Salicylic Acid Poly(Anhydride Ester) Coating for Controlling Magnesium Degradation and Improving Bone Regeneration

Lawrence Sun
Dongwei Sun, University of California, Riverside
Thomas Dugger, University of California, Riverside
Kathryn Uhrich, University of California, Riverside

163

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

A Tali of Two Tombs: Calculating MNI and Bone Calcination in Commingled Remains from Two Bronze Age Tombs in the UAE

Rachel A. Heil, California State University, Fullerton
Alyssa McGrath, University of Notre Dame
Lesley A. Gregoricka, University of South Alabama
Jaime M. Ullinger, Quinnipiac University

13

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Activation of Biologically Relevant Organic Acids

Cynthia Avedian, Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA
Yuan Hao Chang, Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA
Armenuhi Sahakyan, Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA
Michael Pirjanloo, University of California, Los Angeles

259

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Adaptive Shoes

Kaoru Toyokawa
Steve Boyer, California State University, Long Beach

133

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Algae Beads: A New Option to Prevent Bleaching in Coral Reefs

Sarah Frey
Joseph Russo, University of California, Riverside
Robert Jinkerson, University of California, Riverside

199

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

An analysis of how Tapinoma Ants Respond to a Trade-off Between Distance and Food Quality

Ixchal Gonzalez Trujillo
Peter Nonacs Dr., UCLA

87

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

An Investigation of the Relationship Between Ethanol Exposure and Epilepsy in the Developing Brain

Taylor Yoshida, Occidental College
Kerry Thompson, Occidental College

93

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Analysis of Mus: A Card Game from the Basque Country

Marvin Pena, California State University, San Marcos
Jeff Jaureguy, California State University, San Marcos
Daniel Zaragoza, California State University, San Marcos
Amber Puha, California State University, San Marcos

231

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Analyzing Manganese and Iron Levels in Knockout CSH104 Bacterial Strain

Mariam Minasyan
Paul Lee

217

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Application of Wireless Hand-held Devices for Storm Water Management Program (SWMP)

Jennifer Nguyen, CSUSM
Alondra Montejano, CSUSM
Karno Ng, CSUSM

215

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Applying Machine Learning Methods in Solid State Chemistry: Classification and Prediction of Perovskites

Maria Diaz
Brandon Tomich, California State University Fullerton
Allyson Fry-Petit PhD, California State University, Fullerton
Sam Behseta, California State University, Fullerton

151

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Applying Machine Learning To Materials Science: Classification and prediction of perovskites

Brandon Tomich, California State University Fullerton
Maria De Los Angeles Diaz, California State University, Fullerton
Sam Behseta, California State University, Fullerton
Allyson Fry-Petit PhD, California State University, Fullerton

153

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Bayesian Clustering and Variable Selection for Gene Expression Data

Samantha Hall
Valerie Poynor, California State University, Fullerton

247

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Beyond Bob Dylan: A Critical Discussion of American Protest Music and its Redefinitions

Sabina Hills-Villalobos

189

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Biomorphic Micro-Cooling Devices

Janis Liu
Pablo La Roche
Nayeon Kim
Lorenzo Tayag

201

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Brownian Dynamics Simulations of Amyloid Beta-42 Protein Aggregation​

Joseph Barnum, Riverside Community College

235

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

CALM ARC Treatment and Group Therapy Session Participation Predicting Alcohol Use Frequency

Shawn Wang, UCLA
Heather Carlton, UCLA
Kate Wolitzky-Taylor, UCLA

45

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Carbon Dioxide Conversion into Energy through Direct Formate Fuel Cell

Cristian Franco
John L. Haan, California State University, Fullerton

209

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Characterization of C terminus Cu2+ binding in Prion Protein by EPR

Conner Wells
Kevin M. Schilling Mr., University of California, Santa Cruz
Tufa E. Assafa Dr., University of California, Santa Cruz
Glenn L. Millhauser Dr., University of California, Santa Cruz

263

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Characterization of Sensors employed in an automated Knee Brace for Leg Muscle Rehabilitation

Harsh Patel

155

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Characterizing the role of G-proteins in mediating repulsive cue-dependent food leaving.

Korenna Estes, California State University Channel Islands
Natalie Shink, California State University Channel Islands
Kelly Stolp, California State University Channel Islands
Gareth Harris, gareth.harris@csuci.edu

95

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Characterizing the role of neuropeptides and their receptors in C. elegans to examine sensory behavior and decision-making

Natalie Shink, California State University, Channel Islands
Austin Barradas, California State University, Channel Islands
Gareth Harris, California State University, Channel Islands

27

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Comparing Cranial Morphology of Homo georgicus and Modern Humans

Trevor Reynafarje, San Diego Mesa College
Scott Suarez, San Diego Mesa College

35

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Comparing the effect of in-vitro versus in-vivo fertilization on horse (Equus ferus caballus) gestation lengths

Kacie Lackey, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Holly M. Greene, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Cord M. Brundage, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

57

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Comparison of GC-MS, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS in Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses

Quynh Nguyen Wong
Jacqueline A. Trischman, California State University, San Marcos

227

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Counting Squirrels: Squirrel Behavior in an Urban Area During High or Low Human Foot Traffic

Dee Cappelli, Santa Monica College
Peter Nonacs Dr., UCLA

81

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Crystallization, enzymatic, and inhibitory studies of M. tuberculosis-encoded methyltransferase to assess the importance in pathogenesis

Sanjay Satyaakunuri Koka, The University of Toledo
Gwendal Loarer, The University of Toledo
Donald R. Ronning Dr., The University of Toledo

65

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Cybersecurity's Artistic Venture

Ruben Santana
James H. Miller

129

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Density-based screening of medicinal tablets in paramagnetic ionic liquids using magnetic levitation

Sophia Uriostigue, California State University, San Marcos
Alma Avila, California State University, San Marcos
David Bwambok, California State University, San Marcos

177

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Design Evolution of a DBD Plasma Generator for Rapid Healing and Sterilization of Chronic Wounds

Shivam Singh, San Jose State University
Khushboo Singh, IntelliScience Training Institute
Bhavya Bellannagari, IntelliScience Training Institute
Sania Bhella, IntelliScience Training Institute

157

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Determination of the growth curve for the fish pathogen Mycobacterium marinum grown in dark versus light conditions

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

249

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Determination of Theobromine in Various Cocoa Products Using a Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer

Nicholas Klein, California State University, San Marcos
Robyn Araiza, California State University, San Marcos
Jacqueline A. Trischman, California State University, San Marcos

211

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Determining how Stem-loop Structure Thermodynamic Stability Influences Frameshift Efficiency at the HTLV-1 gag-pro Frameshift Site

Leila Robinson
Carolyn Egekeze, Loyola Marymount University
Mary Soliman, Loyola Marymount University
Kathryn Mouzakis, Loyola Marymount University

115

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Determining Lung Obstruction Using Forced Ocillation Technique and Machine Learning

Jensen Xi, Martin Luther King High School
Mohamed Talaat, California Baptist University
Cristian Garcia, California Baptist University
April Si, California Baptist University

141

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Determining the Photobasicity of N-Aromatic Heterocyclic Compounds through Computational Chemistry

Kaitlind Johnson, Santiago Canyon College
Sophya Alamudun, California State University, Fullerton
Kyle Tanovitz, California State University, Fullerton
Dr. Andrew Petit, California State University, Fullerton

243

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Development of a simple and streamlined bioinformatics pipeline to extract custom database sequences from next-generation sequencing data

Ebony Stretch, California State University, San Marcos
Erin Obrien, California state university san Marcos
Leanna Apodaca, California State University, San Marcos
Nicole DeNamur, University of California - Berkeley

69

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Development of Aqueous pH-Neutral Flow Batteries

Alyson Dizon
Ashar Ali, California State University, Los Angeles
Sevag Rezian, California State University, Los Angeles
John Christopher Bachman, California State University, Los Angeles

167

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Diastereoselective Synthesis of Unnatural Amino Acids Using Imine Electrophiles

Sophia Yang, Occidental College
Jeff Scott Cannon, Occidental College

239

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Discovering the Link Between Childhood Disrespect, Self-Deprecating World Views, and Tolerance of Partner Maltreatment

Varvara Gulina
Katie Brown
Coreen Viczian
Carina Villalba

39

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

“Dissecting the mechanisms underlying attraction to catnip oil: Who doesn’t like catnip?”

Brianna A. Ramos, California State University, Channel Islands

99

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Do bulky ligands induce surface traps on semiconductor nanocrystals?

Jackie Gamez, California State University - San Bernardino
Nathan Coddington, Biola University
MIng Lee Tang, University of California, Riverside

253

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Does Audio Feedback Impact the Postural Stability in Response to Virtual Visual Stimuli?

Shelby Maldonado
Maya Saulino
Jill Peterson
Jenefer Sandoval

179

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Double Network Hydrogels for Repair and Sealing of Corneal Injuries

Hsien Chang Yeh, UCLA
Shima Gholizadeh, UCLA
Nasim Annabi, UCLA

161

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Education as a Cure: The Vicious Circle of Policy Engagement in Rural Communities in Rajasthan, India

Isabel Villarreal, Mount Saint Mary's University

21

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Educational Access and Inclusion Practices for Migrant Workers Students

Vanessa Prieto
Crystal Chavez
Jesus Macias
Dawn Person, California State University, Fullerton

137

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Effect of melanized spots on feeding behavior of the invasive species, Procambarus clarkii

Dani Rizzo
Brett K. Muramoto, Pepperdine University
David Addison, Pepperdine University
Audrey Fontes, Pepperdine University

91

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Effect of total flavonoid extracts of chamomile (Chamomilla recutita) and elecampane (Inula helenium) on volume regulation and the volume-sensitive anion channel

Andrea N. Gomez, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Monica M. Inouye, California State University, Fullerton
Nargiza A. Tsiferova, National University of Uzbekistan Institute of Biophysics and Biochemistry
Dier D. Fayziev, National University of Uzbekistan Institute of Biophysics and Biochemistry

107

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Effects of Hypocretin 2 Receptor Antagonist on Fragmentation of Maternal Care

Courtney Malone
Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez, California State University, San Marcos

15

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Effects of hypocretin receptor 2 antagonism on maternal depression

Jessah Goldner
Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez, California State University San Marcos

11

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Effects of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide in Representation-Mediated Learning in Rat Model

Maxine Robinette, California State University, Long Beach
Leah Fleming, Yale University
Jane Taylor, Yale University

25

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Effects of the Crystal Packing of Homo-Halogenated Benzenes on Their Electronic Properties

Kylie Pearce
Bohdan Schatschneider, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

265

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Effects of TTX on the movement, metamorphosis, and mortality of mosquito larvae

David Addison, Pepperdine University
Brett Muramoto, Pepperdine University
Dani Rizzo, Pepperdine University
Lee B. Kats, Pepperdine University

89

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Electronic Band Structure Analysis of Reduced Graphene Oxide Edge Defects

Garrett Stephens
Michael Groves, California State University, Fullerton

229

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Engineering Virus-Like Nanoparticles as Heparin Antagonists

Atnasia Mekonnen
Justin M. Choi, Occidental College
Valerie Bourassa, Occidental College
Kevin Hong, Occidental College

171

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Evaluating the Role of Acculturative Stress During the Prenatal and Postnatal Period on Offspring’s Temperamental Development During the Preschool Age

Karen Montiel
Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez, California State University San Marcos

23

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Evaluating the ShkRS Two Component System in Variovorax paradoxus EPS Utilizing BioID

Sean Escopete, CSU San Bernardino
Paul Orwin

75

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Evaluation of delivery of near infrared fluorescent ionic nanoparticles into tumors using stem cells

Amanda Bituin
Dianna Torres
Luis Arrioja
Shalise Burch

207

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Examining Child Verbalizations as Predictors of Risk for Early Childhood Depression

Amanda Dowdy, California State University, San Marcos
Gillian Acedo, California State University, San Marcos
Sara Bufferd PhD., California State University, San Marcos

41

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Exploring Mechanisms of Gold-Catalyzed Reactions Through Analysis of Inorganic Byproducts

Mirabelle C. Fakhoury, California State University, San Marcos
Michael H. Schmidt, California State University, San Marcos
Robert Iafe, California State University, San Marcos

225

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Exploring the Dynamics of Biological Macromolecules at Angstrom Scale

Calvin Foss, Loyola Marymount University
Zahra Alavi, Loyola Marymount University

241

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Familism and Attitude toward Education among Mexican American College Students

Kelly Mar Sanchez
Esmeralda Melchour
Noriko Toyokawa

29

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Flow Visualization and Drag Measurements of Image-Based Motorcycle Rider Models with Different Riding Positions

Noah Jackowitz, California Baptist University
Jensen Xi, Martin Luther King High School
April Si, California Baptist University

147

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

From ABC to AGB: Estimating the Trajectory of the San Bernardino National Forest

Gabriel Altieri

63

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Gender and Dominance in Hamadryas Baboons and Ring-tailed Lemurs

Jonathan Broberg, Miracosta College
Lynne Miller, MiraCosta College

7

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Grey skies means grey squirrels: How temperature influences the ground activity of California native arboreal tree species

Cynthia Frausto
Amanda Robin, UCLA
Peter Nonacs, UCLA

85

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Guiding Students Through Undergraduate to Graduate Matriculation: Best Practices for Summer Program Interventions

Dawn Person, California State University, Fullerton
My Linh Arevalo, California State University, Fullerton
Cameron L. Moore, California State University, Fullerton
Tommi A. Mayers, California State University, Fullerton

139

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Heterogeneous Ozonolysis and UV Photolysis of Chlorpyrifos Thin Films

Lael J. Cardinal, Biola University
Christopher M. Oglesby, Biola University
Ryan S. Reynolds, Biola University
Bryan M. Queme, Biola University

219

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Homeopathy Versus Allopathy: Factors Influencing Medical decisions of Women in Udaipur, India

Manpreet Parmar, Mount Saint Mary's University
Cynthia Flores, Mount Saint Mary's University

49

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter

Kent Bourgoing
Mariam Alaverdyan
Bhakta Jayesh

143

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

How Nixon and the National Endowment for the Arts made Federal Design a National Priority

Amy Trinh, Whittier College
Brody Albert, Whittier College

121

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Improving on Iterative Approaches for Solving Fully-Specified POMDPs

Benjamin Kern, Loyola Marymount University
Andrew Forney, Loyola Marymount University

269

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Increased reversibility of zinc/manganese dioxide batteries through electrolyte additives

Jose Rochin, California State University, Los Angeles
Maya Horii, California State University, Los Angeles
David Reyes, California State University, Los Angeles
John Christopher Bachman, California State University, Los Angeles

251

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Ingredients, Infants, and Isotopes: An Analysis of Historic Glass from CA-SDI-8125 Los Peñasquitos Ranch House Archaeological Excavations

Mandie Carter
George Timothy Gross Ph.D., San Diego City College

19

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Intramolecular Hydroamination of Alkenes using organocatalysts

Ryan Ferdowsian, W.M. Keck Science Department
Anna Wenzel, W.M. Keck Science Department

261

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Investigating Salivary and Serum Albumin Measurement for Non-Clinical Settings

Dr.Ertan Salik, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Dr.Erkan Ozkaya, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
August Brookwell, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Juliane Ong, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

185

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Investigating the Effects of UV Radiation on PRMT1 Methylation of Histone H4

Alejandra Leal

109

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Itaconic Acid as the Antimicrobial Compound Delivered by the Rab32 Dependent Pathway to the Salmonella Containing Vacuole

Chelsea Dunmire
Theresa E. Rogers Ph.D, California Lutheran University
Summer R. Richardson, Michigan State University
Stefania Spano Ph.D, University of Aberdeen

67

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Lack of phenotypic variation in larval utilization of pea aphids in populations of the ladybeetle Hippodamia convergens

Ryan Cartmill, California State University, San Marcos
Bryce Summerhays, California State University, San Marcos
Christy Grenier, California State University, San Marcos
Tanairi Martinez, California State University, San Marcos

47

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Lungs on fire

Kayla Johnson
James Miller, Cal State San Marcos

123

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Macroseepage of Methane and Light Alkanes in Southern California

Gisselle Brambila, Loyola Marymount University
Brynne Weed, Loyola Marymount University
Lambert Doezema, Loyola Marymount University

223

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Manipulation of the Gut Microbiome: Influencing alcohol-induced neuroinflammation

Greg Havton

103

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Manual dexterity measurements demonstrate transfer of learning from dominant to non-dominant hands

Amanda Wilson, Cal State San Marcos
Ashia Reagan, Cal State San Marcos
Deanna Asakawa, Cal State San Marcos

183

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Measuring the Stability of a Silicon Single Electron Device Using Charge Offset Drift

Francisco Coronado, California State University, San Marcos
Leticia Damian, California State University, San Marcos
Steven Davis, California State University, San Marcos
Aruna N. Ramanayaka, National Institute of Standards and Technology

267

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Meta-data Analysis of Comparing Flight Initiation Distance Between Rural and Urban Populations of Animals Across 31 Species

Savannah Bertrand
Peter Nonacs, UCAL

79

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

MH Awareness

Gareth Kostolefsky

125

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Modifying the T-maze to be a more ethologically representative measure of motivation in lactating mice

Anthony Sacco, Del Lago Academy of Applied Science
Julio Martinez-Coronado, California State University, San Marcos
Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez, California State University San Marcos

9

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Nicotine contamination of the soil from discarded cigarette butts- Analysis using a modified QuEChERS procedure followed by GC-MS determination

Nikolas Gaugler, East Los Angeles College
Evelyn Guerra, East Los Angeles College
Rene Mendez, East Los Angeles College
Errol V. Mathias, East Los Angeles College

221

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Novel Detection of Biomarkers of Pancreatic Cancer Using Microfluidics and Nonlinear Multi-Photon Laser Wave-Mixing Detector

Vanessa Frausto, San Diego State University
Nino Shatirishvili, San Diego State University
James Suprarto, San Diego State University
William Tong, San Diego State University

181

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

On k^th Roots of Partial Order-preserving Injections

Tuan A. Hoang, California State University, Fullerton
Scott Annin, California State University, Fullerton

205

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Oncogenic Lysyl Oxidase Mutations: Evaluating the Effects of Y203A

Elvia Cardoza
Karlo M. Lopez, CSU Bakersfield

105

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Open your eyes, save our home

Naomi Schaefer

119

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Optimizing the Carbonization of Agricultural Waste to Micro- and Mesoporous Carbon Materials

Marissa Moreno
Mark Gale, University of California, Riverside
Kandis Leslie Abdul-Aziz, University of California, Riverside

165

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Oxidative Modification of Apolipoprotein E3 by Myeloperoxidase

Joseph Pedregon
Vasanthy Narayanaswami, California State University, Long Beach

111

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Paper-Based Enzymatic Assay using Benign Indium Phosphide Quantum Dots

Abby Acoba, CSUSM
Theresa Mai, CSUSM
Vivian Nguyen, CSUSM
Mckenna Owens, CSUSM

197

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Pharmacological treatments of a fruit fly model of muscular dystrophy

Misty B. Perez, Whittier College
Lori L. Wallrath PhD, University of Iowa
Margaret R. Ketterer, University of Iowa

113

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Physical Response of Post-fire Soil in Urban and Mediterranean Watersheds

Rey David Becerra, San Diego State University
Alicia M. Kinoshita, San Diego State University

169

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Point Mutations in Surface-Exposed Tyrosines on the Adeno-Associated Virus DJ Capsid to Improve Transduction Efficiency In Vivo

Cynthia Flores, Mount Saint Mary's University
Ellie Smith, Connecticut College
Beatriz Ferran Perez, Boston University
Michael Markus Bachschmid, Boston University

173

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Projections from the paraventricular nucleus of the thalamus to the striatum can evoke dopamine transients

Sean Hernandez
Michael Authement, NIAAA
Veronica Alvarez, NIAAA

55

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Purification and Crystallography of Ribofuranosylaminobenzene 5’phosphate (RFAP) Synthase for Future Studies of Inhibition of Biological Methane Production

Anna Pham, California State University, Fullerton
Madeline Rache, California State University, Fullerton

51

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Putative Host Defense Peptides from Snakes and Wallaby Inhibit Human Influenza Viruses In Vitro

Nikita Mullick, Emory University
Jessica Ruby Shartouny, Emory University
Joshy Jacob PhD, Emory University

53

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Quotients of Matrix Spaces

William Terry
Matthew Rathbun, California State University, Fullerton

203

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Red, Blue, and Green: Acceptance of Lobbying Money Prevalent on Both Sides of the Aisle

Zachary Johnson Johnson
Jamie Love Mr., Citrus College

1

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Relative Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Cayenne Pepper

Agnes Cosico, California High School
Jocelyn Saldana, Whittier College
Yolanda Lopez, California High School
Ralph Isovitsch Assistant Professor, Whittier College

193

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Repetitive behavior validation in autistic-like mouse models

Marlena Ramanis, University of Redlands
Aditi Bhatnagar, University of Redlands
Bryce C. Ryan, University of Redlands

175

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Rescue of Canine XL-MTM MicroRNA Transcriptome via Gene Transfer

Nicholas Duncan, California State University, Los Angeles
Jean-Baptiste Dupont, Biotherapies Institute
David L. Mack, University of Washington - Seattle Campus

59

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Risk and Resilience: Overcoming Neighborhood Disadvantage

Laura F. Reyes Lopez, California Lutheran University
Molly George, California Lutheran University

43

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Role of nodC and nodD genes in Paraburkholderia tuberum

Nicole Ann Villa, Loyola Marymount University
Michelle Lum, Loyola Marymount University

73

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Screening for Multiferroics Using the CCDC

Carolina Escobar
Kimberley Cousins, California State University - San Bernardino

257

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Screening the effects of brain targeting compounds on sensory behavior and decision-making in C. elegans

Chase R. Khedmatgozar, CSU Channel Islands
Chase C. Baker, CSU Channel Islands

97

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Sequencing and Hybrid Assembly of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria from an Undergraduate Microbiology Course

Ciara Sanders, CSU San Bernardino
Paul Orwin, CSU San Bernardino

71

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Sexual Dimorphism of the Dwarf Perch (Micrometrus minimus) Anal Fin

Madison Panzino, California State University, Fullerton
Evelyn Bond, California State University, Fullerton
Kristy Forsgren, California State University, Fullerton

61

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Site- directed mutagenesis of key breast cancer residues in lysyl oxidase

Carmen Meza

31

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Smartphone Colorimetric pH Determination of Water Samples

Haocheng Liang, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Ronaldo A. Leandro, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Zaw Naing, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

213

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Social Competition at a food source between two overlapping species may lead to modified foraging behavior.

Katie Elliot
Peter Nonacs DR, UCLA

83

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Social Influences on Women Entrepreneurship

Tsz Ki Shing

37

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Study on Increasing Energy Harvesting in Hybrid Smart Suspension System for Personal Automobiles

Fernando Quinonez, California State University, Fullerton
Samir Mulgaonkar, California State University, Fullerton
Sagil James, California State University, Fullerton

145

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Synthesis of Amide Derivatives to Study Their Effect on the Wnt Signaling Pathway

Roger Vuong, California State University, Fullerton
Peter de Lijser, CSUF
Nilay Patel, CSUF
Febronia Gouda, CSUF

245

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Synthesis of Ethynylcobaltocenium for Electrochemical Biocatalysis with Cytochrome P450 Enzymes

Zachary D. Schuman, Occidental College
Ayanna Lynch, Occidental College
Andrew K. Udit, Occidental College

237

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Synthesis of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Cardiovascular Applications

Gilberto Luis Peraza-Martinez, University of California, Riverside
Wayne Fook Leu, University of California, Riverside
Huinan Liu, University of California, Riverside

159

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Synthesis, Characterization, and Antibiotic Efficacy of Pterin-based Inhibitors of Dihydropteroate Synthase

Kimberly-Claire S. Huang, Aspiring Scholars Directed Research Program
Vigasini Rajaram, Aspiring Scholars Directed Research Program
Anirudh Valiveru, Aspiring Scholars Directed Research Program
Warren Chang, Aspiring Scholars Directed Research Program

195

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

The Contribution of Hops Oil Extracts on Colon Cancer Cell Growth

Alexander Gonzales
Meishan Chen, CSU Bakersfield
Donna Rotella, CSU Bakersfield
Garrett Webster, CSU Bakersfield

101

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

The Deposition of β -Amyloid Proteins 1-40 & 1-42 in the Myocardium of Alzheimer’s and Type 2 Diabetes

Stephanie Camey, Pitzer College
Alexis Sotelo, Boston University
Shawn Nirody, Boston University
Chloe Amsterdam, Cornell University

187

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

The Great Drought of 1877-80: Politics, or Lack Thereof

Leonardo Salvatore
Ian Read, Soka University of America

191

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

The Influence of the Spanish Language on Latinx Voter Turnout in Presidential Campaigns

Isabelle S. Marín, Loyola Marymount University
Claudia Sandoval Ph.D., Loyola Marymount Universiity

3

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

The Nuances of Supporting Students With ADHD in Elementary Schools

Jacqueline Kerth
Debby Goss MRS, Soka University of America

17

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

The Pharmacogenetics of Cytochrome P450 2D6 and its Effects on Antidepressant Response Across Multiple Ethnic Backgrounds

Norelle Nysenbaum
Kristine Arquero, MiraCosta College

255

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

The significant different between Western and Eastern drawing technique and possible reasons lead to it.

Qihan Sun
James Miller

131

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

The Unspoken Impacts of President Trump's Travel Ban

Eisa Razzak
Misty Kolchakian, Mt. San Antonio College

5

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Topological Insulators: Surface Interactions of Bismuth Selenide Exposure to Iodine

Arielle Chang, University of California, Riverside
Jory Yarmoff, University of California, Riverside
Varrick Suezaki, University of California, Riverside
John Lee, University of California, Riverside

233

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Using Reverse Engineering and Functional Analysis to Improve Ergonomics of Handheld Sports Equipment

Scott Barksdale, California State University, Fullerton
Bryan Vazquez, California State University, Fullerton
Sagil James, California State University, Fullerton
Samir Mulgaonkar, California State University, Fullerton

149

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Utilizing DNA Barcoding to Create Wildlife Corridors

Susanne T. Green, Palomar College
Annika R. Green, Palomar College
Henry Cen, Palomar College
Jim Gilardi, Palomar College

33

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Where do the Ants go Marching? How Food Preferences of Tapinoma Sessile may Help Manage Ant Home Invasion

Riki Bertoldi
Peter Nonacs Dr., UCLA

77

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Which restaurant to choose? - Exploring topics and sentiments of Yelp restaurant reviews

Christian Amaya
Linda Chan Ly, Cal Poly Pomona
Norman ach, Cal Poly Pomona
Sonya Zhang, Cal Poly Pomona

117

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM