Posters numbered 1 through 132 were presented on Friday, January 9, 2015, and posters numbered 133 through 264 were presented Saturday, January 10, 2015.  The table below can be used to search by author.  Full author listings and poster abstracts are available for each poster by clicking the Poster Details in the table row for each poster number.

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Poster Author Listing:

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1Using competition assays to test whether genes regulated by the Sinorhizobium meliloti response regulator ChvI have roles in symbiosisBalderas, D.; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
White, H.; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Gluckman, E.; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Chen, E.; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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2A comparison of two arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi specific primers for analysis of diversity and community composition from unused agricultural soilSimonoff-Smith, Alisa; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
LeGro, Melanie; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Tan, Tina; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Ewing, Nicholas; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento





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316S rDNA Sequence Analysis of Beetle Microbiome in Los Angeles and Their Associated NematodesKoneru, Sneha; Staff, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Gonzalez, Michael; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Salinas, Heilly; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Hong, Ray; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge





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4Structure-Function Studies of Thermodesulfovibrio yellowstonii ADPGlucose Pyrophosphorylase: Probing the Role of Phenylalanine-23 in RegulationPushkarev, Edward; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Yik, Eric; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Susoeff, Michael; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Silva, Oscar; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Meyer, Christopher; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton




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5Origins of tetraploidy in Penstemon heterophyllus and Penstemon parvulus examined using chloroplast DNA haplotype analysisVanDyke, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Datwyler, Shannon; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento







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6Structure-Function Studies of Deinococcus radiodurans ADP Glucose Pyrophosphorylase: Probing the Role of Ser-48 in Allosteric RegulationLe-Pham, Ashley; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Mowery, Meg; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Ong, Leo; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Meyer, Christopher; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton





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7Assesing Nitrate Reduction in a Woodchip Bioreactor for Pollutant RemovalMartinez, Julio; Undergraduate, Science , California State University, Monterey Bay, Presenting Author
Haffa, Arlene; Faculty, Science, California State University, Monterey Bay







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8Probing the Role of the C-termini of the Subunits of the Unique ADPGlucose Pyrophosphorylase from Thermotoga maritimaHuang, Irene; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Vu, Crystal; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Meyer, Christopher; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton






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9Isolation and Identification of Bioplastic Degrading BacteriaHoll, Steven; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Brown, Aaron; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Shinn, Cheyanne; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Bola, Rajinder; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico
Sauer, Ryan; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico
Kuhn, Darryl; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Vera, Hector; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Hanne, Larry; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico
Kirk, Larry; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico
Thao, My Lo; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
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10Yeast ENV9 is a Conserved Oxidoreductase Involved in Lipid Droplet BiogenesisMansoora Siddiqah, Ikha; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Manandhar, Surya ; Postdoc, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Gharakhanian, Editte; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach






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11Modeling, synthesis, and wet lab testing of lactase dehydrogenase inhibitors: hypothesis-driven undergraduate biochemistry lab experiences.Garcia, Victor; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University Channel Islands, Presenting Author
Tran, Catherine; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University Channel Islands, Presenting Author







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12Characterization of Influenza Nucleoprotein body domain as antiviral target.Davis, Alicia; Graduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Santana, Alan; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Newcomb, Laura; Faculty, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino






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13Role of glutathione in protection against environmental stress in cyanobacteriaAbou-Naoum, Michelle ; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Brooks, Teresa; Staff, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Rajkarnikar Singh, Arishma; Postdoc, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Rawat, Mamta; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno





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14Quantification of Carbon Monoxide from a Photochemical Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule (PhotoCORM) using a Binuclear Rhodium(II) CompoundWorks, Carmen ; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University
Trevino, Kim; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
McCurry , Meghan; Undergraduate, Chemistry , Sonoma State University, Presenting Author






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15Purification and kinetic analysis of the Erythrobacter SD-21 manganese (II) oxidizing protein catalytic domainDinh, David; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Medina, Michael; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Johnson, Hope; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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16Increasing the production of a beetle antifreeze protein in E. coli by minimizing the incubation time after inductionEnriquez, Ernest; Undergraduate, chemistry and biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Truong, Huy; Undergraduate, chemistry and biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles
Bagdagulyan , Yelena; Undergraduate, biological sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Wen, Xin ; Faculty, chemistry and biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles





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17Identification of Mycobacterium smegmatis genes associated with antibiotic resistance and oxidative stress using transposon mutagenesisRamlan Hussain, Alisha; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ghebrendrias, Natsinet; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Aleru, Shola; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Rawat, Mamta; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno





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18Studies of enoyl-ACP reductase inhibition by novel diazaborines for the design of new antibioticsSandoval, Braddock; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Jordan, Cheryl; Eisenhower Medical Center
Serobyan, Mkrtich; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Karim, Hawra; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Wong, Casper; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge
Groziak, Michael; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay
Xu, Hao Howard; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Vey, Jessica; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge

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19Investigation into the Chemical Interactions of Biologically Relevant Persulfide SpeciesHenriquez, Stephanie; Undergraduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Sosa, Victor; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Saund, Simran; Staff, Chemistry, Sonoma State University
Ono, Katsuhiko; Postdoc, Chemistry, Sonoma State University
Lin, Joseph; Faculty, Biology, Sonoma State University
Fukuto, Jon; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University



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20Persulfide Formation Protects Cysteine Thiols Against Damaging ModificationsWhite, Corey; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Millikin, Robert; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Henriquez, Stephanie; Undergraduate, Biology, Sonoma State University
Saund, Simran; Staff, Chemistry, Sonoma State University
Ono, Katsuhiko ; Postdoc, Chemistry, Sonoma State University
Lin, Joseph; Faculty, Biology, Sonoma State University
Fukuto, Jon; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University


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21Copper components of milk secreted by human mammary epithelial cells (PMC42) in response to lactational hormonesNguyen, Tiffany; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Maki, Mostafa; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Linder, Maria C.; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton






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22Photolysis of Caged Dioxygen in Low-Temperature Magnetic Circular Dichroism (MCD) Studies of HemoglobinCada, Abraham King; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Baptista, Diego ; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Esquerra, Raymond; Faculty, Chemistry & Biochemistry, San Francisco State University






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23Stability and Protease Resistance of Camel Nanobodies for the Development of Oral TherapeuticsBautch, Samariah; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Toride, Moeko; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Brooks, Cory L.; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno






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24Expanding the Light-Driven Hybrid P450 Enzyme Approach to P450cam from Pseudomonas putidaLam, Quan; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Tang, Lawrence; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Banh, Tam; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Nguyen, Thanh Truc; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Bhandarkar, Meghana; Staff, Chemistry, San José State University
Kato, Mallory; Staff, Chemistry, San José State University
Cheruzel, Lionel; Faculty, Chemistry, San José State University


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25Killing Efficacy of the VIA Wild-Type via Fluorescent AnalysisGutierrez, Josh; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Lillig, Jennifer; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University







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26Catechol-O-methyltransferase modulates anti-cancer activity of anthocyaninsGrimes, Karnell; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield, Presenting Author
Forester, Sarah; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield







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27Ultrasensitive Detection and Separation of Cancer Antigen CA 15-3 and Proteins by Nonlinear Laser Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy and Capillary ElectrophoresRamos, Sashary; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Hetu, Marcel; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Iwabuchi, Manna; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Tong, William; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University





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28The Effects of BMAA and L-Glutamic Acid on Locomotion, Learning, and Short-Term Memory in Drosophila melanogasterZoghi, Shayan; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Goto, Joy J.; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno







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29Site directed mutagenesis, biochemical and crystallographic studies on Dibenzothiophene monooxygenase (DszC). Gonzalez-Osorio, Liliana; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Luong, Kelvin; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Iskandaryan, Zarui; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge
Vey, Jessica; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge





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30Evaluating the role of glycine metabolism in Breast CancerBhavnani, Neha; Graduate, Biotechnology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Bush, Jason; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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31Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL overexpression have opposite effects on fermentative and oxidative components of carbohydrate metabolismWilson, Jessica; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ahmad, Miriam; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Olino, Patricia; Undergraduate, Nursing, California State University, Fresno
Mahmood, Bushra; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Dejean, Laurent; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno




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32Evaluation of Pesticide Involvement in Breast CancerPatterson, Kathryn ; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Bush, Jason; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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33Investigating on the binding affinity and the conformational changes of the biologically important RNA-peptide complexes of Brome Mosaic VirusHui, Kai-Cheung; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Fall, Lalla ; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Xian, Licheng; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay
Kim, Chul-Hyun; Faculty, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay





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34A chimeric protease inhibitor secreted by Escherichia coli with potential for use in biofuel fermentations and therapeutic bacteria.Quintero, David ; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Bermudes, David; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge







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35Ion Shedding from Prosthetic Metals Induces DNA Damage in Human B cells & T cellsRamirez, Sonia; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Li, Lucy Wei; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ortega, Danielle; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Alas, Steve; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona





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36Staphylococcus epidermidis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Formation on Plasma Treated Prosthetic AlloysReyes, Selma; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Alvarado, Aaron; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Kabot, Lindsay; Undergraduate, Physics and Astronomy, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Abramzon, Nina; Faculty, Physics and Astronomy, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Alas, Steve; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona




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37GENOMIC-BASED BIOCOMPATIBILITY ASSESSMENT OF TITANIUM (IV) DIOXIDE (Ti(IV)O2) NANOPARTICLESChandrasekhar, Shreya ; Graduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Hans, Harjot; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Wesley, Leonard; Faculty, General Engineering, San José State University
Summan, Rafia; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University
Le, Tami ; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University
Sandhu , Ashleen; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University
Bhogal,, Guneet; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University


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38Engineering the S-Layer Protein RsaA in Caulobacter vibrioides for Heavy Metal BioremediationMerrick-Stammers, Skye; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
De Alba, Christopher; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Olvera, Michael; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University
Coblentz, Azariah; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University
Jenkins, Wesley; Graduate, Biology, Humboldt State University
Cappuccio, Jenny; Faculty, Chemistry, Humboldt State University



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39SYNTHESIS OF BIOCONJUGATED LIPID POLYMER HYBRID NANOPARTICLES FOR TARGETED DRUG DELIVERYLe, Lan ; Graduate, Biomedical Engineer, San José State University, Presenting Author








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40Microfluidic device for growth and exposure of bacterial biofilms to varying concentrations of antibioticsBarrera-Barraza, Raul; Graduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University
Hawkins, Benjamin; Faculty, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author







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41Novel Methods for 3-Dimensional Spheroid Cultures Using Isogenic Variants of Breast CancerWhalen, William; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Bush, Jason; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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42Implementation of a microfluidic platform for the study of antibiotic treatment efficacy of Microbacterium smegmatis biofilmsKhuc, Daniel; Graduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Sugiarto, Sista; Graduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Hawkins, Benjamin; Faculty, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University






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43Sensitive Detection of Colorectal Cancer Biomarker Carcinoembryonic Antigen by Laser Wave-Mixing Detection and Microchip ElectrophoresisPradel, Sebastien; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Tong, William; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author







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44Tissue Engineering the Geometry of 3D Cardiac Structures That Beat on Shaped Biocompatible MatricesMa, Tawei; Undergraduate, Arts and Sciences, Oxnard College, Presenting Author
Ma, Rocio; Undergraduate, Arts and Sciences, Oxnard College
Su, Ellisa; Arts and Sciences, Oxnard College
Zuniga, Emilio; Graduate, Arts and Sciences, Oxnard College
Browne, Greg; Undergraduate, Arts and Sciences, Oxnard College
Harber, James; Faculty, Arts and Sciences, Oxnard College




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45Ketamine exposure during adolescence alters responses to mood-related stimuli in adulthoodHernandez, Mirella; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Alipio, Jason; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Cruz, Bryan; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino
Iñiguez, Sergio; Faculty, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino
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46Ketamine reverses depressive-like behavior after adolescent social defeat stressRiggs, Lace; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Flores, Francisco; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Shawhan, Kristi; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino
Zamora, Norma; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino
Iñiguez, Sergio; Faculty, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino




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47The use of pregnancy-specific direct anthropometric equations in an overweight or obese Hispanic pregnant populationReisenberg, Amy; Graduate, Nutrition, Food Science & Packaging, San José State University
Sawrey-Kubicek, Lisa; Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Henderson, Mary ; Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
King, Janet; Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Mauldin, Kasuen; Faculty, Nutrition, Food Science & Packaging, San José State University, Presenting Author




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48Ontogeny of one-trial nicotine-induced behavioral sensitization in male and female rats.Su, Alan; Undergraduate, Psycholgoy, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Bin, Timothy; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach
Seng, Sarret; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Zavala, Arturo; Faculty, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach





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49The Rewarding Effects of Nicotine are Modulated by Juvenile Exposure to Ketamine in a Sex Dependent Manner in RatsBowman, Melodi ; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Hernandez, Kimberly; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Schuessler, Bryan; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach
Vincent, Matthew; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach
Iniguez, Sergio; Faculty, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino
Zavala, Arturo; Faculty, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach


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50Integration of Disordered Residue Propensity as a Predictor in Logistic Regression for Determining Solvent Accessible Protein ElementsKamath, Thejas; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Bhogal, Guneet; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engr., San José State University
Poelman, Thomas; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Bros-Seemann, Shannon; Faculty, Biology, San José State University
Kantardjieff, Katherine; Faculty, College of Science and Mathematics, California State University San Marcos
Gottlieb, Andrea; Faculty, Mathematics and Statistics, San José State University
Lustig, Brooke; Faculty, Chemistry, San José State University


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51Development of Second Generation RNA-Protein Statistical PotentialsNguyen, Thu; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Tran, Phuc; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Kimura, Takayuki; Graduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Park, Amos; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Cesare, Ariana; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Nguyen, Loc; Graduate, Chemistry
Shalan, Reema; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engr., San José State University
Lustig, Brooke; Faculty, Chemistry, San José State University

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52Predicting the Binding Modes of Antifreeze Proteins to Methyl ?–D-Mannopyranoside CrystalDiaz, Arnold; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Liu, Fan; Materials and Process Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology
Kim, Sook-Yung; Materials and Process Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology
Goddard III, William A.; Materials and Process Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology
Wen, Xin; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles




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53Analysis of Differential Gene Expressions in Three Sister Species of Coccolithophores for an Understanding of BiomineralizationArango, Aurelio; Undergraduate, Computer Science and Information Systems, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Zhang, Xiaoyu; Faculty, Computer Science and Information Systems, California State University San Marcos
Read, Betsy; Faculty, Biology, California State University San Marcos






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54Analysis of perceptual mechanisms related to control of travel direction in navigation of antsLent, David; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author








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55SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINE (SVM) PREDICTION OF BRAF V600E MUTATION INHIBITORSRao, Sheela; Graduate, Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Wesley, Leonard; Faculty, General Engineering, San José State University







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56Determining Efficacy of a Bacterial DNA Fingerprint Library for Microbial Source Tracking using a k-Nearest Neighbors Classification AlgorithmMcGovern, Jeffrey; Graduate, Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Dekhtyar, Alexander; Faculty, Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Kitts, Christopher; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Black, Michael; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Vanderkelen, Jennifer; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo




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57Immune Mechanisms Underlying the Racial Disparities in Prostate CancerLuu, Tracy; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Zaeri, Pardis; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Chen, Xin; Department of Pathology, University of CA, Irvine
Saunders, Harmony; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Takahashi, Sam; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Mercola, Dan; Department of Pathology, University of CA, Irvine
McGuire, Kathleen L; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University


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58Analysis of ?v?8 integrin on Lung Dendritic Cells during Bordetella pertussis: Bordetella pertussis, a Vaccine-Preventable DiseaseTylor, Marlene; Graduate, Biology, San José State University, Presenting Author
Llontop, Peter; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University
Wu, Victoria; Graduate, biology, San José State University
You, Hana; Staff, biology, San José State University
Grover, Amber; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University




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59Inhibition of AAC(6’)-Ib-mediated resistance to aminoglycosides by copperChiem, Kevin; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Lin, David; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Fuentes, Brooke; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Jackson, Alexis; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Tran, Tung; Staff, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Tolmasky, Marcelo; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton



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60Characterization of the mechanism of bacterial entry into brain endotheliumCutting, Andy; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Rodriguez, Anthony; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Doran, Kelly; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University






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61Combination Aspf3, Aspf9 and Hemolysin Liposomal Vaccines Provide Protection Against an Immunosuppressed Murine Pulmonary Aspergillus Challenge Gilkes, Adrienne; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Adler-Moore, Jill; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Farah, Pamela; Undergraduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Olson, Jon; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ernst, William; Molecular Express Inc.
Fujii, Gary; Molecular Express, Inc.



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62The effect of obesity on muscle stretch receptor functionShamai, Krystle N.; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Zaytseva, Dasha; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Wilkinson, Katherine A.; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University






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63Development of a Novel Larval Zebrafish Model of Streptococcal InfectionHancock, Bryan ; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Reyes, Efren; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Del Cid, Natasha ; UCSD
Traver, David; UCSD
Doran, Kelly; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University




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64Bacterial Infection and Activation of Human AstrocytesWeston, Thomas; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Stoner, Terri; Postdoc, Biology, San Diego State University
Doran, Kelly; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University






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65Comparable Protection Against Influenza Produced by M2e Liposomes Containing Synthetic Monophosphoryl Lipid A or Bacterial Monophosphoryl Lipid ASaperi, Amalia; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Adler-Moore, Jill; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Chiang, Suming; Molecular Express Inc.






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66HIV-1 Nef protein induces TNT formation in macrophages by up-regulation of Myo10.Gujarathi, Shivalee; Graduate, Biology (Biotechnology Program), California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Gousset, Karine; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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67Expression and Physiological Characteristics of Autotransporter proteins in Probiotic Escherichia coli Nissle 1917Abdulrahim, Maha; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Lane, Taylor; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Stathopoulos, Christos; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona






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68Mode of Action of a Novel Anthelmintic Compound in C. elegans NematodesMojica, Brenda; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Hong, Ray; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge







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69Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a Vaccination Platform for Bordetella pertussisLlontop, Peter; Undergraduate, biology, San José State University, Presenting Author
You, Hana; Staff, Biology, San José State University
JImena, Andrew; Graduate, biology, San José State University






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70Evaluation of heteroaromatic curcumin analogues as effective antimicrobial agentsHartanto, Samantha; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Wang, Rubing; Postdoc, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Rawat, Mamta; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno





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71Oxidative stress in Staphylococcus aureusThomas, Jason ; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Brooks, Teresa; Staff, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Rajkarnikar Singh, Arishma; Postdoc, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Rawat, Mamta; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno





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72Cost-effective ferret major histocompatibility complex class I genotyping combining Illumina and 454 pyrosequencing.Perry, Joseph; Graduate, Biology, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Berry, Jessica; Staff, Biology, California State University San Marcos
Mothé, Bianca; Faculty, Biology, California State University San Marcos






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73Identification of a Bacterial Factor that Promotes Tight Junction Disruption in Brain EndotheliumBermudez, Andres; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Kim, Brandon; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Doran, Kelly; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University






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74Developing new tools for studying ion physiology in protozoan parasitesBarrera, Patricia ; Postdoc, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Dave, Noopur ; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Jimenez Ortiz, Veronica; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author






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75Assessing the functional overlap of ion homeostasis, pH regulation, and survival and infectivity in the human parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Salgado, Fernando; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Marquez, Marcela; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Gomez, Ramon; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Morales, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Pace, Douglas; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author




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76Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell-Derived IFN? Modulates Th17 Differentiation During Bordetella pertussis Infection in MiceWu, Victoria; Graduate, Biology, San José State University
You, Hana; Staff, Biology, San José State University
Ferguson, Ryan ; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University
Llontop, Peter; Graduate, biology, San José State University
Smith, Andrew; Graduate, biology, San José State University, Presenting Author




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77Screening for inhibitors of Dengue Virus prM cleavageHorta, Alexandra; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Reed, Connor; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Stolp, Zachary; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Smurthwaite, Cameron; Staff, Biology, San Diego State University
Williams, Wesley; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Dharmawan, Andre; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Wolkowicz, Roland; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University


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78A dynamically localizing polyester modulates bacterial cell size in response to nutrient availabilityWood, Shannon; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Stott, Kristina; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Vu, Son; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Arvizu, Ignacio; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Nguyen, Bao; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Murray, Sean; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge



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79Understanding microalgal species composition and contributions in Antarctic glacial melt water through rbcL high throughput sequencingBarretto, Kathryn; Graduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Kalmbach, Andrew; Graduate, Biology, San Francisco State University
Carpenter, Edward; Faculty, Biology, San Francisco State University






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80A potential role for ubiquitin in the regulation of poly(A) tail removal from messenger RNA (mRNA) in human cellsPatel, Neha; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Spalding, Mara ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Tun, Maria; Allan Hancock College
Dighe, Natasha; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Parker, Greg; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Pemberton, Crystal; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Clement, Sandra; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo


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81Wdr68 functions in a BMP-Edn1-Jag1b signaling network for craniofacial development in zebrafishAlvarado, Greg; Graduate, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Whitman, Taryn; Graduate, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Bhandari, Anish; Undergraduate, California State University, Los Angeles
Shang, Robin; Graduate, California State University, Los Angeles
Pham, Annie; Undergraduate, California State University, Los Angeles
Nissen, Robert; Faculty, California State University, Los Angeles



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82Developmental Changes in the Expression of Y Chromosome Genes in the Mouse Cortex and HippocampusDang, Alex; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Armoskus, Chris; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Taniguchi, Saori; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Fulay, Lester; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Tsai, Houng-Wei; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach




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83Purification of Truncated Wild-Type and Mutant Recombinant Lipoprotein Lipase.Madhwani, Kimberly Rose; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Medh, Jheem; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge







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84On the Hunt for Adult Stem Cells in Adult Drosophila melanogasterVillasenor, Teresa; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Ganther, Sean ; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Toomey, Channing ; Undergraduate, Biology
Hudson, Zakkary; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino
Bournias-Vardiabasis, Nicole; Faculty, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino




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85The Role of Cellular Proliferation During Adipogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem CellsAlencastro, Frances ; Graduate, biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Marquez, Maribel; Graduate, biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jimenez, Jossue; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Keagy, Laura; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Blanco, Giselle; Undergraduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Madrigal, Alma; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Zhao, Yuanxiang; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


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86THE ROLE OF RGS2 IN HUMAN ADIPOGENESIS AND OSTEOGENESISMadrigal, Alma; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Zhao, Yuanxiang; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona







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87A role for Lethal Giant Larvae and JNK activity in Neurosphere Formation and Anchorage-Independent Growth of Primary Neural Stem/ Progenitor Cellsdu Bois, Haley ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Meyers, Ian; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Collins, Hannah; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University
Sprowles, Amy; Faculty, Biological Sciences





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88Regulation of manganese oxidation in Erythrobacter SD-21Peterson, Justin; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Mao, Lucy; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Heymans, Rachel; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Johnson, Hope; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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89Characterization of Lanthanum-Dependent Methylotrophic Growth in Methylobacterium extorquens AM1Vu, Huong; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Subuyuj, Gabriel; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Vijayakumar, Srividhya; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Skovran, Elizabeth; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University





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90Developing a fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) assay to identify novel activators of the Wnt/?-catenin pathwayQuintino, Brooke; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Ott, Christopher; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fullerton
Patel, Nilay; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fullerton






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91Spermiogenesis regulation in C. elegans: developmental genetics reveals how sperm get their groove onDe La Cruz, Aubrie; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Christensen, Matt; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Clark, Jessica ; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
LaMunyon, Craig; Faculty, Biological Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona





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92An Investigation into the Affect of Neuronal Activity on Proper Neural Connectivity in C. elegans.Andersen, Kristine; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Barsi-Rhyne, Benjamin; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Miller, Kristine; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Vargas, Christopher; , Biological Sciences, San José State University
Pyle, Jacqueline; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Tran, Alan; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Duong, Alex; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Tsujimoto, Bryan; , Biological Sciences, San José State University
Park, Joori; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
VanHoven, Miri; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University
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93The mitochondrial genomes of the nudibranch mollusks, Melibe leonina and Tritonia diomedea, and their impact on gastropod phylogenySharifi, Osman; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Baysdorfer, Christopher; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, East Bay
Curr, Kenneth; Faculty, Biogical Science, California State University, East Bay
Murray, James; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, East Bay





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94Identification of a transcriptional regulator involved in cyanobacterial cell envelope integrityMarkary, Tanya; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Oliveros-Etter, Marisabel
Summers, Michael; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge






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95Elucidating a pathway that directs termination of sensory axon outgrowth in C. elegans.Thomas, Anthony; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Zaroli, Johann; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Jimenez, Vanessa; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Wung, William; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Vargas, Christopher; Staff, Biological Science, San José State University
Pham, Minh; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Coto, Doris; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Duong, Thuy-Linh; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Park, Joori; , Biological Sciences, San José State University
VanHoven, Miri; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University
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96Genetic Analysis of Histone H3 Lysine 4 Modifying Enzymes Suggests a Role for ATX4 During Leaf SenescencePlong, Alex; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Brusslan, Judy; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach







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97Molecular epidemiology of clinical outbreak isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii from Los Angeles County hospitalsKuang, Shan; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Ewing, Peter; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Xu, Howard; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles






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98Regulation of plasma membrane proton pumps in response to the hormone auxin in plantsCourtney, Lance; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Wright, Deborah; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Tan, Tina; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Driskill, Justin; Staff, Biological Science, California State University, Sacramento
Afshari-Nejad, Farzaneh; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Ewing, Nicholas; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento



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99Investigation of Synaptic Partner Recognition in C. elegansVarshney, Aruna; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Benedetti, Kelli; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Tatarakis, David; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Watters, Katherine; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Koroglu, Yunus; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Shankar, Raakhee ; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Pyle, Jacqueline; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Wung, William; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
VanHoven, Miri; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University
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100The Far-red Reversal of the Red-light Effect on the psbA RNA Binding Protein Genes in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Suggests a Novel Phytochrome MoleculeAnguiano, Pedro Cesar ; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Howard, Quinn; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Arce, Laura; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Cohen, Amybeth ; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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101The Oriental Beetle Sex Pheromone Can Arrest the Development of Pristionchus pacificus Nematode EmbryosRenahan, Tess; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Hong, Ray; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge







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102Assessing key Mtw1 and Nsl1 domains in yeast kinetochore assemblyKim, Austin; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Monterey Bay, Presenting Author
Kudalkar, Emily; Postdoc, Biochemistry, University of Washington
Davis, Trisha; Faculty, Biochemistry, University of Washington






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103Identification and characterization of the miRNA-155 regulatory regionAdamian, Alina; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Ochoa-Bolton, Eliana; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Malone, Cindy; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge






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104Developmental Ethanol Exposure Disrupts Lipid Metabolism and Causes Oxidative Stress in Drosophila Larvae.Khodabakhshi, Payam; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Luu, Peter; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
French, Rachael; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University






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105Exploring the intersection of patterning and growth control for craniofacial development in zebrafishYousefelahiyeh, Mina; Graduate, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Yu, Yang; Graduate, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Martinez, Andrew; Undergraduate, California State University, Los Angeles
Vela, Tatiana; Undergraduate, California State University, Los Angeles
Bhandari, Ajay; Undergraduate, California State University, Los Angeles
Nissen, Robert; Faculty, California State University, Los Angeles



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106An Escherichia coli strain capable of degrading tricarballylate, a metabolite asswociatd with grass tetany in ruminantsMorales, Magali; Staff, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Kapucija, Stephanie; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Johnson, Tierra; St. Luke's Medical Center
Mackelprang, Rachel; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Bermudes, David; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge




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107YCK2 Governs Biofilm Formation by regulating UME6 expression in Candida albicansZhu, Peng-Yi ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Yeo, Lythou; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Park, Hyunsook; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles






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108PEAK1 kinase acts as a molecular switch to mediate TGFbeta-induced EMT in breast cancerAgajanian, Megan; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Campeau, Anaamika; Staff, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Hou, Alexander; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Brambilla, Daniel; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Kim, Sa La; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Hoover, Malachia; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Klemke, Richard; UC San Diego
Kelber, Jonathan; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge

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109Cone-structors of Early Earth: Analysis of Cyanobacteria Genes Potentially Used in Microbial Cone FormationTran, Kevin; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Jain, Sunit; University of Michigan
Dick, Greg; University of Michigan
Johnson, Hope; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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110Defects in myosin thick filament assembly of Drosophila indirect flight muscles as a mechanism for myosin storage myopathyTham, Rick; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Sarsoza, Floyd; Staff, Biology, San Diego State University
Trujillo, Adriana; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Bernstein, Sanford; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University





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111 Mantle Cell Lymphoma associated gene, NAP1L1, promoter isolation and characterizationHands, Loni; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Adamian, Alina; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Malone, Cindy; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge






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112Apomine, an inhibitor of cholesterol synthesis, increases secretion of apolipoprotein E (apoE) from human astrocytoma and liver cell linesOtt, Christopher; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Schott, Jason; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
de Lijser, Peter; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Patel, Nilay; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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113Cellular Mechanisms Regulating Mechanosensory Circuit Development in C. elegansAvina, Monika; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Tara, Boshika; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, East Bay
Escalante Flores, Alejandro; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, East Bay
Gallegos, Maria; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, East Bay





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114The role of the central complex in visuo-motor control during obstacle avoidanceShinkawa, Nicole; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ali, Shazia; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Aparicio Valenzuela, Joy; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Mendoza, Sonia; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Lent, David; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Muller, Ulrike; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno



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115Chemistry and Biochemistry Learning Community for First Year StudentsWorks, Carmen; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Whiles-Lillig , Jennifer ; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Wiltse , Jared ; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University
Fukuto, Jon; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University





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116Blood vessel regeneration in wound tissue seeded with collagen scaffolds containing human mesenchymal stem cellsO'Neal, Adam; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Adams, Andrew; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Peavy, Thomas; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento






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117Neutralization of Listeria monocytogenes by Single Domain AntibodiesHuh, Ian; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Gene, Robert; Human Health Therapeutics, National Research Council of Canada
Kumaran, Jyothi; Human Health Therapeutics, National Research Council of Canada
MacKenzie, Roger; Human Health Therapeutics, National Research Council of Canada
Brooks, Cory L.; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno



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118Effects of estrogen treatment on the concentration and activities of blood plasma ceruloplasmin and its copper content in ratsLieu, Ben; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Dalphin, Matthew; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Ha, Elisa; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Vu, Chuong; California State University Fullerton summer research student
Gonzalez, Ulises; California State University Fullerton Summer Research Student
Aguilar, Bianka; California State University Fullerton Summer Research Student
Linder, Maria C.; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton


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119Interaction of the FERM Domain of Myo10 with the Tumor Suppressor p53Han, Stacy; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Gousset, Karine; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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120Membrane Interaction of Peptides from the Transmembrane Segments of Wza and CsgGSalinas, Erika; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Espino, Tanya; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Jayasinghe, Sajith; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos






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121Identification and characterization of conserved proteins in the echinoderm skeletonFlores, Rachel; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Chea, Stephenson; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Satterfield, Sheri; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Quinn, Brettni; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Livingston, Brian; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach




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122Effects of Bulky Aromatics on the Cytotoxicity of 1,5-Diheteroaryl-1,4-pentadien-3-ones towards Prostate and Cervical Cancer CellsChen, Chengsheng; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Wang, Rubing; Postdoc, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Zhang, Xiaojie; Graduate, Biotechnology, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno





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123Synthesis and Evaluation of 1,7-Diheteroarylhepta-1,4,6-trien-2-ones as Promising Anti-Cancer AgentsWang, Rubing; Postdoc, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Keith, Joshua; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Zhang, Xiaojie; Graduate, Biotechnology, California State University, Fresno
Vue, Bao; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Guanglin; Staff, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno



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124Investigation of Biphenylcarboxylic Acid Derivatives as Sirtuin InhibitorsGee, Stephanie; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry , San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Brown, Connor; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Ma, Jingxiang; Postdoc, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Chan, Shaun; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Bowler, Jeannette; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Suon, Eric; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Wu, Weiming; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Amagatas, Taro; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University

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125Chemical Synthesis of Ribonucleic GuanidineVan Ostrand, Robert; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University Channel Islands, Presenting Author
Awad, Ahmed; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University Channel Islands







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126Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Nanoparticles for Biomedical and Advanced Drug Delivery ApplicationsJones, Christopher; Graduate, Chemical Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Stavila, Vitalie; Sandia National Laboratories
Ashley, Carlee; Sandia National Laboratories
Allendorf, Mark; Sandia National Laboratories





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127Examining Aromaticity Gain in the Bergman Cyclization of QuinoxalenediynesVuong, Anthony; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Tippins, Zakery; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Gherman, Benjamin; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Spence, John; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento





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128O-Alkylated Silybins: Synthesis and Anti-Proliferative Activity towards Prostate Cancer CellsVue, Bao; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Zhang, Sheng; Graduate, Biotechnology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Zhang, Xiaojie; Graduate, Biotechnology, California State University, Fresno
Parisis, Konstantinos; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno




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129Total Synthesis of the Proposed Structure of Micromide and Structural Revision of Micromide through “Split-Pool” Solid Phase Peptide SynthesisWang, Lee; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Banasik, Brent; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Kanner, Arielle; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Bergdahl, Mikael; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University





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130The C-H Sulfenylation of Biologically Active Aromatic Compounds; A New Way To Access Chimeric Probes for Chemical BiologyNalbandian, Christopher; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
St. Martin, Michael; Postdoc, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Gustafson, Jeffrey; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University






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131Highly Stereoselective Total Synthesis of Lagunamide A; Unprecedented Malarial and Anti-Cancer BioactivitiesKohnen, Nikki; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Kanner, Arielle; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Banasik, Brent; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Wang, Lee; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Bergdahl, Mikael; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University




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132Genistein Analogues as Anti-Cancer Agents: Synthesis, Anti-Proliferative Evaluation, and Structure-Activity Relationship StudiesXiong, Pahoua; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
De La Torre, Eduardo; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Wang, Rubing; Postdoc, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Zhang, Xiaojie; Graduate, Biotechnology, California State University, Fresno
Leon, Francisco; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fullerton



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133Microbial Identification of bacteria associated with pomegranate arilsPruthi, Chinka; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ford, Gretchen; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Mohan, Archana; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Calderon-Urrea, Alejandro; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno





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134A method to assess Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) formation induced by Particulate Matter (PM) samples from the Central Valley in alveolar macrophagesWaterston, Anthony; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Merana, Geil ; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Lolinco, Annabelle; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Hasson, Alam; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Dejean, Laurent; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno




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135Do CYP79B2 and CYP79B3 Metabolites Regulate Leaf Aging in Arabidopsis thaliana?Crane, Renee; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Brusslan, Judy; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach







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136Influence of Nutrient Levels on Enterococcus spp.’s Growth at the Inner Cabrillo Beach, Port of Los AngelesTang, Vivian ; Undergraduate, Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management Department, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Becerra, Michael; Undergraduate, Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management Department, California State University, Long Beach
Asvapathanagul, Pitiporn; Faculty, Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management Department, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author






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137Screening of Insect Repellants, DEET and DEET-like Analogues, using Drosophila melanogaster as a model systemSaxberg, Alexandra D. ; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Zimmerman, David; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Vazquez, Salvador C.; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Nguyen, Quyen; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Maitra, Santanu; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Goto, Joy J.; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno



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138Characterization of Cyanobacterial Lipid Droplets and Identification of Lipid Droplet-Associated ProteinsGeiger, Sean Hunter; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Peramuna, Anantha; Staff, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Summers, Michael; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge






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139Rapid Identification of Coastal Ocean Antibiotic Resistance Sentinel Species Vibrio parahaemolyticusNefalar, Jason; Undergraduate; University of California, Los Angeles, Biochemistry, California State University, Office of the Chancellor
Romero, Alicia; Undergraduate, Molecular Biology, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Lopez, Leticia; Undergraduate, Biology, Oxnard College
Sidwell, Tiffany; Staff, University of California, Los Angeles, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Presenting Author
Harber, James; Faculty, Arts and Sciences; Oxnard College





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140Assessing strategic chromosomal knockouts to enhance methyl ketone synthesis in E. coli for biofuel productionKing, Sean; Graduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Chen, Joseph; Faculty, Biology, San Francisco State University
Hillson, Nathan; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Garcia Martin, Hector; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Goh, Ee-Been; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Beller, Harry; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



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141Optimizing conditions for aquaculture of Danio rerio (zebrafish) larvaeCarusetta, Nastassja; Undergraduate, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Bhandari, Anish; Undergraduate, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Nissen, Robert; Faculty, California State University, Los Angeles






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142Assaying the Substrate Activities and Enantioselectivities of Recombinant Flavin-Dependent Monooxygenases toward Aryl SulfidesJefford, Paige; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Kaufman, Georgia; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
McGuire, Sarah; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University






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143Ionic interactions are responsible for oligomerization of the C-terminal domain of human apolipoprotein A-IFuentes, Lukas; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Cong, Kan ; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Weers, Paul; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach






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144Double-strand Break Repair between DNA repeats separated by 10,000 base pairs is carried out by Single-strand Annealing Tran, Samuel; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Fischhaber, Paula; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge







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145Ubiquitylation of Proteasome Shuttle Proteins during Nucleotide Excision Repair in Saccharomyces CerevisiaeOdango, Jane; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Benoun, Joseph; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge
Fischhaber, Paula; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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146Characterization of a polyphenol oxidase enzyme from the thermophilic bacterium Thermomicrobium roseumBaginski, Robin; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Sommerhalter, Monika; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay







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147Characterization of the C-terminal domain of human apolipoprotein A-I via a novel apolipoprotein chimeraHorn, James; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Ellena, Rachel; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Tran, Jesse; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Narayanaswami, Vasanthy; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Weers, Paul; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach




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148Survey of Polyphenol Oxidase Enzymes in the Brassicaceae Plant FamilyKaur, Karishma; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Sommerhalter, Monika; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay







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149Requirement of Saw1 in recruiting an endonuclease to double-strand breaks during single-strand annealing repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiaeNalbandyan, Linette; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Miller, Aaron; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Mrdroosian, Melina; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge
Fischhaber, Paula; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge





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150Identification of Yeast Env7 Phosphorylated ResiduesGarfinkle, Elizabeth; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author Q50
Gharakhanian, Editte; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach







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151Uncovering Small Molecule Inhibitors for The West Nile Virus NS2B-NS3 ProteaseTruong, Julianne; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Nguyen, Catherine; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Salzameda, Nicholas; Faculty, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton






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152Recombinant Protein Expression of an Inactive AaET Protease from the Virus Vector Aedes Aegypti MosquitoGallimore, Jamie; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Rascon, Alberto; Faculty, Chemistry, San José State University







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153Recombinant Protein Expression of AaSPV from the Arbovirus Vector Aedes aegypti MosquitoPerryman, Alexia; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Lee, Mai; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Rascon, Alberto; Faculty, Chemistry, San José State University






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154Influenza nucleoprotein mutants offer structural insight to vRNP formationRamirez, Jose; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Newcomb, Laura; Faculty, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino







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155Reversed allostery of CRP-like-Protein (Clp) from Xanthomonas axonopodisCuriel, Joel; Graduate, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Gunasekara, Sanjiva; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Youn, Hwan; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno






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156Regulation of Metabolism by the proto-oncogene Bcl-2: an NMR-based metabolomics studyLlanos, Rhaul; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ahmad, Miriam; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Krishnan, Krish; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Dejean, Laurent; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno





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157Biophysical analysis of lipid free and lipid associated apoE3, an anti-atherogenic exchangeable apolipoproteinKothari, Shweta; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Nguyen, Patricia; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Hernandez, Roy; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Narayanaswami, Vasanthy ; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach





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158Identification of accessory target proteins of antibacterial inhibitors using target identification platform for antibacterials version 2 (TIPA II)Martinez, Walfre; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Jefferson, Jameka; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Ward, Matthew; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Xu, Howard; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles





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159Bacterial Recombinant Protein Expression of AaSPVI Protease Gene from the female virus vector Aedes aegypti mosquito.Kang, Tejpal; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Rascon, Alberto; Faculty, Chemistry, San José State University







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160Development of Reconstituted HDL Containing Apolipoprotein E3 for Transport and Delivery of Luteolin, an Anti-inflammatory AgentCruz, Siobanth; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Narayanaswami, Vasanthy; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach







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161The molecular mechanism of the interaction between Hsp70s and lipidsKdeiss, Brianna; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Bilog, Andrei; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Nguyen, Peter; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
McCallister, Chelsea; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Nikolaidis, Nikolas; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton




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162Functional Characterization of naturally occurring Hsp70 variants in humansHess, Kyle; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Nguyen, Peter; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Bilog, Andrei; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Siracusa, Matthew; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Nikolaidis, Nikolas; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton




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163Stabilization of Protein Folding Due to Desolvation Energy EffectGancayco, Marc; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Eggers, Daryl; Faculty, Chemistry, San José State University







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164The Role of Non-Catalytic Cysteine Residues in Controlling the Sensitivity of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases to OxidationBartleson, Juliet; Undergraduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Yoast, Ryan; Undergraduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Fukuto, Jon; Faculty, Chemistry, Sonoma State University
Lin, Joseph; Faculty, Biology, Sonoma State University





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165Characterization of the Functions for Qscr and Oxh in the Operation of the Oxalyl-CoA Reductase Pathway in Methylobacterium extorquens AM1Camacho, Beatriz; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Van Fosson, Julie; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Skovran, Elizabeth; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University






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166Aminoglycosides Enhance Tenebrio molitor Antifreeze Protein ActivityMorita, Alexander; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Bagdagulyan, Yelena; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Arifin, Josh; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles
Wen, Xin; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles





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167Profiling folate metabolite derivative levels in Ixodes pacificus ticks using LC-MS/MSKirby, Cheyenne; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
LaCourse, Monique; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Chen, Junyan; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University
Zhong, Jianmin; Faculty, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University





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168Expression of Soluble Pseudo-nitzschia Prenyltransferase in E. coli by Induction after Cold ShockBui, Ha; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Grant, Marcus; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Flores, Michael; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Savage, Thomas; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento





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169Chemical Characterization of Phytoliths with Raman Spectroscopy: What is inside?Sanchez, Jessica; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Alfonso Garcia, Alba; UCI Department of Chemistry
Gallagher, Kimberley; UCI Department of Earth Systems Science
Potma, Eric; UCI Department of Chemistry
Harutyunyan, Araks; UCI Department of Earth Systems Science
Santos, Guaciara; UCI Department of Earth Systems Science



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170Development of a Pneumatically Powered Platform for Vertical Displacement of the Walking Surface: A Preliminary AnalysisNessler, Jeff; Faculty, Kinesiology, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Heredia, Severne; Undergraduate, Kinesiology, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author







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171Detecting Copper, Iron, and Zinc Accumulation and ROS Generation in Drosophila S2 Cells Using Luciferase ReportersArbaiza, Jocelyn; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino
Crisanto, Teodulo ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Doyle, Janelle ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino
Holmes, Jacob ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino
Hudson, Zakkary ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino
Quezada, Alejandra ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino
Rangel, Geovanni; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino
Ynfante-Corral, Maressah ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino

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172Microfluidic synthesis of bioconjugated lipid polymer hybrid nanoparticles for targeted drug deliveryTakami, Eri; Graduate, Biomedical Engineering , San José State University








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173Function and mechanism of Cripto/oep in stem cells and tissue regenerationArellano-Garcia, Caroline; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Alvarez, Gabriela; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Booker, Evan; The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Hoover, Malachia; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Agajanian, Megan; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Fisher, Wolfgang; The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Panopoulos, Athanasia; Notre Dame University
Gray, Peter; The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Kelber, Jonathan; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge
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174Reduction of Feedback Inhibition in Homoserine Kinase (ThrB) enhances the L-Threonine Biosynthesis in Corynebacterium glutamicum and E. coliLarsen, Eric; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Kozlov, Kristina; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Antypas, Carla; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Montalvo, Juan; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Cordova, Paul; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Dial, Rebekah ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Kim, Younghwa; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Lee, Sung-Kwon ; Myongji University, South Korea, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Suh, Joo-Won ; Myongji University, South Korea
Kang, Choong-Min; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
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175Production of Hybrid Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by Cell FusionDial, Rebekah ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Wheeler, John; Staff, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Kang, Choong-Min; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus






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176Blood Flow Simulation in Various Geometries of Human Carotid Artery BifurcationChang, Felix; Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Rodriguez, Miguel; Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Seong, Jaehoon ; Faculty, Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona






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177Biologically Inspired Damage Tolerant MaterialsThenuwara, Ryu; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical & Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Treffkorn, Lucas; Graduate, Biomedical, Chemical & Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Diaz, Steve; Graduate, Biomedical, Chemical & Materials Engineering, San José State University






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178Biofeedback device for evaluation and correction of gait asymmetryRojas, Omar; Undergraduate, Electrical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Balagtas, Michael ; Undergraduate, Electrical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Bocanegra, Gerardo; Undergraduate, Electrical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach
Khoo, I-Hung; Faculty, Electrical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach
Marayong, Panadda; Faculty, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, California State University, Long Beach
Krishnan, Vennila; Faculty, Physical Therapy, California State University, Long Beach



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179Methods for Rapid Extraction of High-Quality RNA from FFPE Cancer TissueHoover, Malachia; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Brown, Mark; Claremont BioSolutions
Maawy, Ali; UC San Diego
Hoffman, Robert; AntiCancer Inc.
Bouvet, Michael; UC San Diego
Doebler, Robert; Claremont BioSolutions
Kelber, Jonathan; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge


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180Automatic Detection and Identification of Pediatric Heart Sounds Using Wavelet Analysis and a Dynamic Bayesian NetworkSedighian, Pouye; Staff, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Long Beach
Erfanian, Bahar; Graduate, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Asgari, Shadnaz; Faculty, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Long Beach






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181Assessment of the Contribution of Dispersion Interactions in the Energetics of Bergman Cyclization of EnediynesNguyen, Anthony; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Gheman, Benjamin; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Spence, John; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento






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182Mechanism and Prospect for Stereoselectivity in Metal-Salen Catalyzed Electroreductive Cyclization ReactionsCihak, Michelle; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Silva, Braden; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Gherman, Benjamin; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Miranda, James; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento





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183A Heterogeneous Compute Solution for Optimized Genomic Selection AnalysisDeVore, Trevor; Graduate, Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Winkleblack, Scott; Graduate, Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Golden, Bruce; Faculty, Dairy Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Lupo, Chris; Faculty, Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author





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184Exploring the Unseen World of Fungal Biodiversity: A Hybrid-Gene Approach to Creating Phylogenetic TreesFouquier, Jennifer; Graduate, Bioinformatics, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Kelley, Scott T.; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University







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185Development of Mobile Bioinformatics Training Apps for BiotechnologyDidulo, Dennis; Graduate, Bioinformatics, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Kelley, Scott; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University







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186Comparative Study of Pulse Onset Detection Methods for Cerebral Blood Flow VelocityTran, Tan; Undergraduate, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Scalzo, Fabien ; Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles
Hamilton, Robert ; Neural Analytics, Inc., Los Angeles
Hanchey, Dan; Neural Analytics, Inc., Los Angeles
Asgari, Shadnaz; Faculty, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Long Beach



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187Salivary Bacterial Biomarkers for the Early Detection of Pancreatic CancerTorres, Pedro; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Fletcher, Erin; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Bouvet, Michael; University of California, San Diego
Doran, Kelly; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University
Kelley, Scott; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University




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188Photophysical Characterization of Free-Base Corrole for Photodynamic Therapies and Drug DeliveryLoogman, Anthony; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Becerra, Stephanie; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus
Calvillo, Guadalupe; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Klein, Silvia; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus
Trejo, Monica; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus
Alemán, Elvin; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus



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189Stability study of DNA-Gadolinium (III) complex by reverse phase high performance liquid chromatographyGalvan, Stephan; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author








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190Unique copper-related characteristics of canine vs human and rodent blood plasma that may be related to copper toxicosis in this speciesFlynn, Stephen; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Tellez, Miguel; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Guardado, Jose; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Weldy, Scott; Serrano Animal and Bird Hospital, Lake Forest
Fieten, Hille; University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Linder, Maria C.; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton



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191Multiplex qPCR for simultaneous detection of Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus cereusChavan, Yesheswi; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Calderon-Urrea, Alejandro; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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192The sodium channel blocker tricaine reduces regeneration in Lumbriculus variegatus : a study at the ultrastructural and light microscopic levelsAlkhathlan , Manal ; Graduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
O'Gara, Bruce A.; Faculty, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University







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193Synergistic activity of antimicrobial peptides and lipids – important for host defense and possibly a platform for new drugsParducho, Kevin R.; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Porter, Edith; , Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles







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194Effects of inflammation on muscle sensory afferent firing behavior in the murine extensor digitorum longusZaytseva, Dasha; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Allawala, Anusha; Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering, San José State University
Behnke, Stephanie; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Criddle, Connor; Undergraduate, Biochemistry, San José State University
Nguyen, Peter; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Wilkinson, Katherine A.; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University



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195Isolation of Bacteria from Human Skin Producing Secreted Protease-InhibitorsRogers, Umu; Undergraduate, Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Quintero, David; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Bermudes, David; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge






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196Dispersion of antibiotic resistance determinants in clinical XDR Acinetobacter baumannii isolates recovered in 2014Fuentes, Brooke ; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Traglia, German M; Graduate
Ramirez, Maria Soledad; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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197Immune Mechanisms and Racial Disparities in Colon CancerKhan, Mohammad W; Postdoc, Biology, San Diego State University
Tian, Mengxi; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Carethers, John M; University of Michigan, Department of Medicine
McGuire, Kathleen L; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University





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198Effects of diet induced obesity on muscle contractile and passive propertiesKwon, Anthony; Undergraduate, Kinesiology, San José State University, Presenting Author
Padmanabhan, Shreejit; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Mandawe, Remie; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Wilkinson, Katherine A.; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University





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199Identification of FOXP3+ ROR?t+IL-17 producing T cells in a mouse respiratory infection model of Bordetella pertussis.You, Hana ; Staff, biology, San José State University, Presenting Author
Wu, Victoria; Graduate, Biology, San José State University
Ferguson, Ryan; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University
Taylor, Marlene; Graduate, Biology, San Francisco State University
Nguyen, Tuan Andrew; Graduate, Biology, San José State University




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200Involvement of Innate Lymphoid Cells in Bordetella pertussis InfectionPark, Stella JungEun ; Graduate, Biology, San José State University, Presenting Author








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201Comparison of Stroma-Associated Gene Expression in African and Caucasian American Prostate CancerZaeri, Pardis; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Luu, Tracy; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Chen, Xin; Department of Pathology, University of CA, Irvine
Adams, Joe; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Mercola, Dan; Department of Pathology, University of CA, Irvine
McGuire, Kathleen L; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University



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202Exogenous Catecholamine Neuroendocrine Transmitters Modulate Growth and Biofilm Formation by Species of the Wound-Associated MicrobiotaWagner, Clayton; Undergraduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Fuentes, Jaime; Undergraduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Wasurick, Ryan; Undergraduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Peavy, Thomas; Faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Crawford, Robert; Faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento




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203Structure-activity relationship of isothiazolones against a panel of Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates from LAC+USC medical centerLuna, Breanna; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Nykaza, Patricia; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Xu, Howard; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles






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204Efficacy in BALB/c Mice of a Liposomal M2e Influenza Vaccine Containing the Adjuvant CD40L Following Challenge with H1N1 VirusTringali, Jonathan; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Saperi, Amalia; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Adler-Moore, Jill; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ernst, William; Molecular Express Inc.
Chiang, Suming; Molecular Express Inc.




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205Development of a liposomal Aspergillus fumigatus vaccine for protection against pulmonary aspergillosis in poultryFarah, Pamel; Undergraduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Adler-Moore, Jill; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Gilkes, Adrienne; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Koziol, Colin; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Olson, Jon; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ernst, William; Molecular Express, Inc.
Fujii, Gary; Molecular Express Inc.
McNamara, Tracey; Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine
Collisson, Ellen; Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine
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206Comparative Efficacy Against HSV-2 Challenge in Mice Vaccinated with HSV-2 gD Tripeptide Liposomal Vaccines Containing Different AdjuvantsGuardado, Eleana; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Chavez, Elena; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Rubio, Jennifer; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Zadorian, Sarineh; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Adler-Moore, Jill; Faculty, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ernst, William; Molecular Express Inc.
Chiang, Suming; Molecular Express Inc.


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207The identification of Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) class II alleles in rhesus macaquesGilpin, Trey; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Dow, Courtney; Staff, Biology, California State University San Marcos
Bohn, Patrick; UW-Madison
Karl, Julie; UW-Madison
Wiseman, Roger; UW-Madison
Sette, Alessandro; LIAI
Mothé, Bianca; Faculty, Biology, California State University San Marcos


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208A Cell-Based Assay to Monitor Proteolytic Events on the Cell SurfaceDharmawan, Andre; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Stolp, Zachary; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Smurthwaite, Cameron; Staff, Biology, San Diego State University
Wolkowicz, Roland; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University





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209Characterization of sRNAs regulated by the ExoS/ChvI signaling pathway in Sinorhizobium melilotiChang, Emily V.; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Mendoza, N. Carolina; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Chen, Esther; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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210Development of a novel cell-based assay for monitoring frameshifting of the Hepatitis C virusZamora, Steven; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Nassiri, Yousef; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Williams, Wesley; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Smurthwaite, Cameron; Staff, Biology, San Diego State University
Wolkowicz, Roland; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University




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211Investigating viral proteolytic cleavage of Flaviviridae Non-Structural 3 protein in a cell-based contextKhamo, Intisar; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Bichara, Veronica; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Dharmawan, Andre; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Fetsko, Alexandra; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Smurthwaite, Cameron; Staff, Biology, San Diego State University
Luu, Yen; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Rice, Trevor; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Wolkowicz, Roland; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University

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212Variation in central metabolic and stress genes along a climatic gradient in montane populations of a leaf beetleRoberts, Kevin; Graduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Deyarmin, Jared; Undergraduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Mardulyn, Patrick; Université libre de Bruxelles
Wheat, Christopher; Stockholm University
Dahlhoff, Elizabeth; Santa Clara University
Rank, Nathan; Faculty, Biology, Sonoma State University



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213Effects of Anti-Cancer Reagents on the Invasiveness of Cancer CellsGARIMIDI, PRATHYUSHA; Graduate, BIOLOGY, California State University Channel Islands, Presenting Author
MYTYCH, JOSHUA; Undergraduate, BIOLOGY, California State University Channel Islands, Presenting Author
KENNEDY, SHANE; Undergraduate, BIOLOGY, California State University Channel Islands
PARMAR, NITIKA; Faculty, BIOLOGY, California State University Channel Islands





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214Characterizing and Manipulating iMSC Fate Progression in Skeletal MusclePerez Carbajal, Edgar; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Wosczyna, Michael, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford
Rando, Thomas, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford






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215The role of ITGA1 in pancreatic cancerKim, Sa La; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Adamian, Yvess; Staff, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Brambilla, Daniel; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Hoover, Malachia; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Kelber, Jonathan; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge




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216RAI14 regulates pancreatic cancer cell proliferation, migration and response to Src kinase inhibitionAdamian, Yvess; Staff, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Brambilla, Daniel; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Wallace, Brandon; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Hoover, Malachia; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Kelber, Jonathan; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge




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217Herceptin resistance correlates with brain-specific metastatic potential of HER2-poisitive breast cancer cellsMolnar, Justin; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Agajanian, Megan; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Campeau, Anaamika; Staff, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Kelber, Jonathan; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge





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218Characterization of the overexpression of miR-206 during early muscle development in Xenopus laevisBlandino, Rebecca; Undergraduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Domingo, Carmen; Faculty, Biology, San Francisco State University







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219CRISPR/Cas9-mediated knockout of TMEM176 proteins associated with cancer pathologyCampbell, Dewayne; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Alsky, Travis; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Habibi, Ania; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Cuajungco, Math; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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220Investigating the genetic pathway driving ER dynamics in Drosophila melanogasterBeyeler, Sarah; Undergraduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Hoffman, Heidi; Undergraduate, Biology, San Francisco State University
Sims, Amanda; Graduate, Biology, San Francisco State University
Riggs, Blake; Faculty, Biology, San Francisco State University





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221Phenotypic analysis of Sinorhizobium meliloti strains overexpressing the smb20809 and smc02832 genes to understand gene functionEng, David J.; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Dillague, Criselda; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Chen, Esther; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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222Genetic mapping of hybrid developmental delay with novel near-isogenic lines of Caenorhabditis briggsaeMontgomery, Jordan; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ross, Joseph; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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223Genetic mapping of developmental delay phenotype in Caenorhabditis briggsae tropical x temperate hybridsVelazco-Cruz, Leonardo; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ross, Joseph; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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224Understanding the role of miR-206 during myogenesis in Xenopus laevisWright, Jeanette; Undergraduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Ramirez, julio; Postdoc, Biology, San Francisco State University
Domingo, Carmen; Faculty, Biology, San Francisco State University






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225An Exploration of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Nematodes through Fat ContentChang, Chih-Chiun Jamie; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ross, Joseph; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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226Spontaneous bacterial multidrug resistance through an efflux pump regulator mutationArvizu, Ignacio; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Wolman, Ram; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Murray, Sean; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Northridge






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227Developmental Ethanol Exposure Alters Feeding Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster.Guevara, Amanda; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Duenas, Annalisa; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
French, Rachael; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University






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228REGULATION OF CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM BY ANTIAPOPTOTIC BCL-2 FAMILY PROTEINS: A TRANSCRIPTOMICS APPROACHMahmood, Bushra ; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Dejean, Laurent; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno







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229Assessing the Role of Autotransporter Esterase EstA of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Susceptibility to Host-Derived Antimicrobial Cholesteryl EstersJacobo, Christina; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Porter, Edith; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles







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230Constructing Luciferase Reporter Plasmids to Test for Combinatorial Role of MyoD in the 5’ and 3’ Regulatory Regions of Acta1 Gene ExpressionEsaian, Sevan; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Gonsalez, Carla M; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Vu, Ha V; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
DeSalvo, Gilberto; Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech, Pasadena, CA
Wold, Barbara J; Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech, Pasadena, CA
Sharp, Sandra B; Faculty, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles



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231Developmental Ethanol Exposure Disrupts Wingless/Wnt Signal Transduction in Drosophila melanogaster.Lopez, Sabrina; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
French, Rachael ; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University







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232Behavioral assays to study deficits in spatial cognition in Drosophila melanogaster.Aparicio Valenzuela, Joy; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Lent, David; Faculty, Biology, California State University, Fresno







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233Contribution of Snail1 to the pathogenesis of bacterial meningitisKim, Brandon; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Smurthwaite, Cameron; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Wolkowicz, Roland; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University
Doran, Kelly; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University





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234Functional Characterization of Folate Biosynthesis Pathway in Rickettsia Species Phylotype G021 Through Complementation of Folate-Auxotrophic E. coliTeague, Kristine; Graduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Delaunay-Vandal, Misha; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University
Moser, Shannon; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University
Jones, John; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University
Mori, Hirotada; Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Zhong, Jianmin; Faculty, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University



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235Identification and Expression of Genes Involved in Iron Homeostasis in Methylobacterium extorquens AM1Resnik, Mayra; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Camacho, Beatriz; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Skovran, Elizabeth; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University






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236Molecular and Genetic Screens Identify Genes Required for Developmental Ethanol Response in DrosophilaWu, Jodie; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Lafler, Janet; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
French, Rachael; Faculty, Biological Sciences, San José State University






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237Ciglitazone and Lovastatin Regulate Genes Involved in Glucose Metabolism in HepG2 CellsKorsakova, Elena; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Medh, Jheem; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge







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238Species and Subspecies Typing of Ixodes pacificus Rickettsial Endosymbiont (REIP) Isolated from Ovaries of Engorged Ixodes pacificusAlowaysi, Maryam; Graduate, Biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Chen, Junyan; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Zhong, Jianmin; Faculty, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University






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239SAMPLING AND EXTRACTION METHODOLOGY FOR AERATION DIFFUSER FOULING BIOFILMAsvapathanagul, Pitiporn; Faculty, Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Garrido, Manel; University of California, Irvine
Chen, Deqiang; Hohai University
Olson, Betty; University of California, Irvine
Garcia, William; Undergraduate, Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Managment, California State University, Long Beach
Rosso, Diego; University of California, Irvine



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240Using NMR to probe the dynamics of binding between G alpha(i1) and Regulator of G protein Signaling 4 (RGS4)Brooks, Shayla; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Crowhurst, Karin; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge







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241Disruption of the TRPML1-TMEM163 interaction results in abnormal TMEM163 protein trafficking and intracellular zinc metabolismSilva, Joshua; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Cuajungco, Math; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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242Analysis of lipid bound conformation and stability of amyloidogenic G26R human apolipoprotein A-ISundar, Preethi; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Roberts, Linda; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento







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243Oligomeric stathmin dissolves to its monomeric state under high pressure as evidenced by electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopyChui, Ashley; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Chua, Katherina; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton







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244Regulation of Lysyl OxidaseGonzalez, Jesica; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield, Presenting Author
Lopez, Karlo; Faculty, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield







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245The activated form of the pro-apoptotic protein Bax can be specifically quantified in biological samples using a conformation-specific ELISAUrtecho, Jean-Baptiste; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Peton, Ashley; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Llanos, Rhaul; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Dejean, Laurent; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno





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246Influence of Amphiphiles on Fibril Formation in Amyloidogenic G26R Variant of Human Apolipoprotein A-IIshchuk, Roman; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Roberts, Linda; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento







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247Secondary Structure and Stability of Curli Secretion Proteins CsgE and CsgF, and their interaction with CsgAPatray, Sharon; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Rimple, Remington; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Jayasinghe, Sajith; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos






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248Local Backbone Dynamics of the Intrinsically Disordered Region of Atrophin-1Balcazar, Karen; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author








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249Lysophosphatidylcholine Stimulates Aggregation in Amyloidogenic L178H Human Apolipoprotein A-IBhakta, Mitul; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Villa, Sammy; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Villarruel, Severiano; Lewis Clark College
Gutierrez, Carmina; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Roberts, Linda; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento




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250NMR characterization of the structural properties of acid-stress bacterial chaperone HdeA at pH 2.6, on the cusp of protein unfolding and activationGomez, Jafaeth; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Crowhurst, Karin; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge







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251Anabaena Sensory Rhodopsin Nanodiscs to Probe Transcriptional Regulationde la O, Sean ; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Shigenaga , Alexandra ; Undergraduate, Biology , Humboldt State University
Sandoval , Edward ; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Dalton , Uriah; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University
Fuhrmann, Byran ; Graduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University
Cappuccio, Jenny; Faculty, Chemistry, Humboldt State University



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252Investigating defense responses of Nicotiana benthamiana involving the 14-3-3 gene family in virus-induced effector-triggered immunitySpencer, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Sobhanian, Soha; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Sacco, Melanie; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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253Structural Basis for Antigen Recognition of a Tumor Specific Therapeutic AntibodyMovahedin, Reza; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Brooks, Teresa; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Brooks, Cory L. ; Faculty, Chemsitry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author






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254Characterizing the contributions of different MAGP2 domains to extracellular microfibril bindingDaniels, Ryan; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Miyamoto, Alison; Faculty, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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255Investigating Grb7 Inhibition by Use of Small MoleculesHolmberg-Douglas, Natalie; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author
Arpin, Carolynn; Faculty, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Chico







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256Optimization of the Synthesis of Octavalent Glycodendrimers as Anti-HIV AgentsDimas, Dustin; Graduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
McReynolds, Katherine; Faculty, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento







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257Designing Precision Medicines through the Atropisomeric Preorganization of Type-1 Kinase InhibitorsSmith, Davis; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Marquez, Issac ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author







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258Further Evaluation of Curcumin-Based Compounds with Terminal Heteroaromatics as Promising Anti-Cancer AgentsZhang, Xiaojie; Graduate, Biotechnology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Wang, Rubing; Postdoc, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Guanglin; Staff, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Dejean, Laurent; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Faculty, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno




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259Development of a General Approach for the Incorporation of Fluorotyrosines in Enzymes for Unnatural Amino Acid MutagenesisColla, Alex; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Ramos, Dagoberto; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Schwans, Jason; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach






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260Mechanistic investigation of ketone transfer hydrogenation catalyzed by asymmetric bisterpyridine bridged ruthenium dimers.Berganza, Juan; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Holt, Tina; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Kelson, Eric; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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261Syntheses and Binding Studies of Novel Benzimidazole Compounds Targeting the Hepatitis C Virus Internal Ribosome Entry SiteKanner, Arielle; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Cholewczynski, Anna; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Schmit, David; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Milewicz, Urszula; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Wolkowicz, Roland; Faculty, Biology, San Diego State University
Bergdahl, Mikael; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University



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262Ball milling as an approach to self-assemble molecular capsules for biotechnological applicationsJourney, Sara; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Teppang, Kristine; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Martin, Sadie; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Purse, Byron; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University





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263New asymmetric ruthenium dimers as catalysts for pharmaceutically important ketone transfer hydrogenation reactions.Holt, Tina; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Berganza, Juan; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Kelson, Eric; Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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264Atropisomerically Preorganized ?-Helix Mimics: A small molecule ‘peptide stapling’ approach towards Effective Inhibitors of Anti-Apoptotic ProteinsGabra, Mari; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Madrid, Danae; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author







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