Summer 2019

Poster Presentations by the School of Science Summer Research Program Participants

Nicole Marlow

Chemical Trappings of Surfactant Systems

Mentor: Dr. Steven Bachofer (Chemistry)

 

Olivia Schneider

Recreational Drug Use: Attitudes of Rural and Metropolitan Young Adults of the West Coast

Mentor:  Dr. Mark Barajas (Psychology)

 

Nicholaus Salm

Detecting and Quantifying DNA Using qPCR to Compare the Presence of Genetically Distinct Strains

Mentor:  Dr. James Berleman (Biology)

 

Gabriel Ponce

Long Term Trend in Surface Ozone in Industrial Areas

Mentor:  Dr. Joel Burley (Chemistry)

 

Eileanior Dawson

Paradise Fire Impacts on Sacramento O3 and PM2.5

Mentor:  Dr. Joel Burley (Chemistry)

 

Eleanor Woo

Environmental Privilege: Evaluating Air Pollution in Working Class Communities

Mentor: Dr. Joel Burley (Chemistry)

 

Joana Rowlands

Acclimation of Lichen R Menziesii Across a Coastal-Inland Climate

Mentor:  Dr. Jessica Coyle (Biology)

 

Dante Martin

Oak Moss Lichen Fungal Infection Pathology by Lichenlcoulous Fungus

Mentor:  Dr. Jessica Coyle (Biology)

 

Cameron Lum

Exposing Individuals to Racial Privilege: Impact of Gender and Method of Exposure on Discomfort and Attitudes Towards White Privilege

Mentor:  Dr. Emily Hause (Psychology)

 

Jocelyn McLean

Exposing Individuals to Racial Privilege: Impact of Gender and Method of Exposure on Discomfort and Attitudes Towards White Privilege

Mentor:  Dr. Emily Hause (Psychology)

 

Connor Martin

Telescopic Rehabilitation and Exoplanet Confirmation through Data Analysis in the TESS Followup Observing Program

Mentor:  Dr. Brian Hill (Physics and Astronomy)

 

Courtney Robinson

Investigating the Role of the RhoA GAP, p190RhoGAP, in the Organization of the Actibn Cytoskeleton in Breast Epithelial Cells

Mentor:  Dr. Khameeka Kitt-Hopper (Biology)

 

Kathryn Lombardi

The Role of Asef in the Maturation and Maintenance of Cell-Cell Adhesions in Breast Cancer Cells

Mentor:  Dr. Khameeka Kitt-Hopper (Biology)

 

Deja Hermosillo

Diffusion of Ferrocene-Based Probes by NMR and Cyclic Voltammetry

Mentor:  Dr. Mark Lingwood (Chemistry)

 

Katelyn Esposto

Immobilizing Radicals for Dynamic Nuclear-Polarization Enhanced Magnetic Resonance

Mentor: Dr. Mark Lingwood (Chemistry)

 

Mylan Biltz

Mutational Analysis of Singlet Glycine Riboswitches and Comparison to Tandem Glycine Riboswithes

Mentor:  Dr. Karen Ruff (Chemistry)

 

Anne Marker

Comparison of Glycine Binding and Gene Control to Dissect the Timeframe of Riboswitch Folding

Mentor:  Dr. Karen Ruff (Chemistry)

 

Darynne Cross

Manipulation and Analysis of Glycine Concentration in Bacteria

Mentor:  Dr. Karen Ruff ( Chemistry)

 

Kristen Harnett

Investigating the Cytotoxicity and Teratogenicity of BPA Alternatives in Amphibian and Mammalian Cells and Embryos

Mentor:  Dr. Sonya Schuh (Biology)

 

Rylee Lathrup

Investigating the Presence of Heavy Metals in Chemotherapy Drugs and their Effects on Cell Division and Development

Mentor:  Dr. Sonya Schuh (Biology)

 

Alyssa Plummer

Development of a Fluorescent Tagged System to Monitor the Induced Fit of Neurolysin

Mentor:  Dr. Jeffrey Sigman (Chemistry)