Poster Session Assignments:

Posters numbered 1 through 145 will be presented on Friday (8 – 10 pm), January 6, 2017.

Posters numbered 146 through 289 will be presented Saturday (9:00 – 11:00 am), January 7, 2017.


Full author listings and poster abstracts are available for each poster by clicking the red “Poster Details” link in the table row for each poster number. Click on the blue column headings to sort abstracts by campus or category. Use the search box to search on keyword, author or title words.

List of Posters by Poster Number:

Poster #Project TitleKeywordsPoster CategoryCampusAuthor ListPoster Details Link
1Overexpression of an aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase gene in Arabidopsis thaliana and its effect on removing environmental pollutantsArabidopsis thaliana, Genetic engineering, Weather pollutionAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU NorthridgeRamadoss, Niveditha; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Gupta, Dinesh; Washington University, St. Louis
Guenther, Alex; University of California, Irvine
Basu, Chhandak; Biology, California State University, Northridge





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2A Comparative Study of RF Wave Attenuation in Soil and SandBiosensors, Wireless Biosensor Network , SoilAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentSonoma State UniversityPalmerin, Abraham; Undergraduate, Engineering Science , Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Farahmand, Farid; Engineering Science, Sonoma State University
Fong, Erin; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Engineering Division






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3A TIR-NBS-LRR Class Disease Resistance Protein Mays be a Positive Regulator of Developmental Senescence in Arabidopsis thaliana Arabidopsis, Senescence, EpigeneticsAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU Long BeachMendoza, Victor ; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Brusslan, Judy; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach







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4Fitness cost of glyphosate resistance in hairy fleabane (Erigeron bonariensis) under drought conditionsfleabane, herbicide resistance, greenhouse common gardenAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU FresnoPathak, Ankit; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Waselkov, Katherine; Biology, California State University, Fresno







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5More biodiversity is seen in Streptomyces isolates from diverse ecosystem types than in isolates from similar but geographically distant sites.Curriculum Development, antibiotics, biodiversityAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentHumboldt State UniversityStoflet, Terilyn; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Wilson, Mark; Biology, Humboldt State University







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6A microbial fuel cell-based system for treating winery wastewaterwastewater treatment, anaerobic digestion, microbial fuel cellsAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentSonoma State UniversitySacher, Gabriel; Undergraduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Kozlowski, John; Graduate, Biology, Sonoma State University
Simpson, David; Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Biological Systems Unit
Goryanin, Igor; Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Biological Systems Unit
Farahmand, Farid; Engineering Science, Sonoma State University
Cohen, Michael; Biology, Sonoma State University



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7Characterization of Bacteria Capable of Degrading PolyhydroxybutyratePHB degradation, bioplastics, induction, , Agriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU StanislausVera, Hector; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Khut, Melanie; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Thao, My Lo; Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus






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8Biochemical Characterizations of Arctic Permafrost Along an Age Gradient astrobiology, permafrost, metabolomeAstrobiologyCal Poly PomonaGiatpaiboon, Scott; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Mackelprang, Rachel; Biology, California State University, Northridge
Mogul, Rakesh; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona






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9Optimization of Group 1 Aigarchaeota-Specific Oligonucleotide Probes Using Clone-FISHArchaea, Thermophile, HybridizationAstrobiologyCSU San BernardinoMosier, Damon; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Alvarado, Toshio; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Dodsworth, Jeremy; Biology, California State University, San Bernardino






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10Manganese-oxidizing bacteria from modern stromatolites in Pisa Pond, Death Valley National Parkastrobiology, microbial ecology, metal cyclineAstrobiologyCSU Long BeachLevish, Michelle; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Marquez, Tanya; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
McLain, Nathan; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Dillon, Jesse; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach





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11Bioprospecting alkaline springs for lignocellulose-degrading enzymes: A xylanase from Cellulomonas sp. strain FA1lignocellulose degradation, biofuel, astrobiologyAstrobiologySonoma State UniversityGray, Justine; Graduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Kainuma, Mami; Biology, Sonoma State University
Hu, Ping; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Nguyen, My Vu; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Kamennaya, Nina; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Holman, Hoi-Ying; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Torok, Tamas; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Cohen, Michael; Biology, Sonoma State University

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12Metabolomics and oxidative extremtolerance of spacecraft-associated Acinetobacter grown on ethanolastrobiology, planetary protection, extremophilesAstrobiologyCal Poly PomonaBaki, Ryan; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Lee, Sooji; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Campos, Alexa ; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Perkins, Nicole ; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Barding, Gregory; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Mogul, Rakesh ; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author



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13Isolation and Identification of Novel Manganese Oxidizing Bacteriamanganese, bacterial isolation, astrobiologyAstrobiologyCSU FullertonPhelan, Joshua; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Johnson, Hope; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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14Spectroscopic Techniques for Studying Complex Enzyme Systemsspectroscopy, synchrotron, astrobiologyAstrobiologyCal Poly PomonaPhu, Phan N.; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Stieber, S. Chantal E.; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author







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15Oxidative Stress and Apolipoprotein E in Brain Endothelial CellsCardiovascular disease, Lipoproteins, Oxidative stressBiochemistryCSU Long BeachCruz, Siobanth; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Narayanaswami, Vasanthy; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach







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16Two poplar hybrids exposed to salt and boron stress show different polyphenol oxidase isoforms Plant stress response, Enzyme, ElectrophoresisBiochemistryCSU East BayCuellar, Carlos; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Mavi, Prabhjot (Sandy); Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
LeDuc, Danika; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay
Baňuelos, Gary; Agricultural Research Service – US Department of Agriculture
Sommerhalter, Monika; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay




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17Sulfonamide peptidomimetic inhibitors for the Botulinum NeurotoxinMedicinal Chemistry, Metalloprotease Inhibitor , peptidomimeticBiochemistryCSU FullertonCruz, Ricardo; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Amezcua, Martin; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Rodrigues-Beltran, Sandra; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Paterson, Brandon; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Salzameda, Nicholas; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton




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18Exploring Phosphorylation as a Mechanism for Regulation of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 5Phosphorylation, Kinase, CancerBiochemistryCSU Long BeachRoach, Brett; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Tran, Amy; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Bhandari, Deepali; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach






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19Construction of a specialized yeast strain for investigating recruitment of the Saw1 and Rad52 proteins in Double Strand Break RepairDNA Repair, Fluorescence Microscopy, CloningBiochemistryCSU NorthridgeVartanian, Lauryn; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Guzman, Jimmy; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Babayan, Melin; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge
Fischhaber, Paula; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge





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20Antimicrobial activity of apolipophorin III from Galleria mellonella decreases in lipid-bound formGalleria mellonella, apolipoprotein, antimicrobial activityBiochemistryCSU Long BeachWijeratne, Tilini; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Weers, Paul; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach







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21Study of the metabolic effects of Bcl-2 overexpression in a prolymphocyte cell modelBcl-2, metabolism, blood cancerBiochemistryCSU FresnoAbed, Ali; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Samaan, Nawras; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Kaur, Preet; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Mahmood, Bushra; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Dejean, Laurent; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno




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22Evaluation of Lead Peptides Displayed on Caulobacter vibrioides S-Layers Using FluorescenceSurface layer protein, bioremediation, bioengineeringBiochemistryHumboldt State UniversityCoblentz, Azariah C.; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Templeton, Kayla M.; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Cappuccio, Jenny A.; Chemistry, Humboldt State University






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23Purification and Characterization of Flavin Reductase, DszD, from Rhodococcus erythropolisFlavin Reductase, Protein Purification, Structural enzymologyBiochemistryCSU NorthridgeMendez, Gilberto; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Madha, Bilal; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge
Vey, Jessica; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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24Protein Folding Reactions as Ultrasensitive Environmental SensorsProtein Folding, ribosome, click-chemistryBiochemistryCSU San MarcosDuarte, Isaac; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Huerta, Roxanne; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Manrique, Queenie; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Hamadani, Kambiz; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos





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25Cross-talk Regulation Mediated by the Bcl-2 family Proteins between cell survival and MetabolismBcl-2, metabolism, NMRBiochemistryCSU FresnoLlanos, Rhaul; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Mahmood, Bushra; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Krishnan, Krish; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Dejean, Laurent; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno





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26Synthesis and Characterization of Cobalt (II) and (III) Salen and their Possible Interactions with Persulfide Species persulfides, H2S, Bioinorganic BiochemistrySonoma State UniversityHolm, Annika ; Undergraduate, Chemistry , Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Fukuto , Jon; Chemistry , Sonoma State University
Works, Carmen ; Chemistry , Sonoma State University






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27Identification of two additional unusual features of copper transport and metabolism in dogsdog copper ceruloplasmin, , BiochemistryCSU FullertonKim, Kaitlynne; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Vallabhaneni, Sai; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Flynn, Stephen; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Do, Kathy; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Linder, Maria C; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton




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28Synthesis and Characterization of the Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor BAFF-R in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomacancer targeted therapy, RNA aptamer, DMS footprintingBiochemistrySonoma State UniversityKimberly, Tanner; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Lares, Monica; Chemistry, Sonoma State University







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29Molecular and kinetic properties of acetylcholinesterase isoforms in Tritonia diomedeaTritonia diomedea, enzyme, neurotransmissionBiochemistryCSU East BayMakani, Leena Priya ; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Tran, Vu; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay
Murray, James; Biology, California State University, East Bay
Sommerhalter, Monika; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay





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30Single-Domain Antibody as an Important Antagonist to Inhibit Listeria InfectionListeria monocytogenes, Single-domain antibody, Fluorescence microscopyBiochemistryCSU FresnoToride, Moeko; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Mendoza, Matthew; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Brooks, Cory; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno






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31Synthesis and Evaluation of Small Molecule Inhibitors for the West Nile Virus NS2B-NS3 proteaseWest Nile Virus, Medicinal Chemistry , protease inhibitorBiochemistryCSU FullertonMartinez, Anastasia; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
McBee, Shannon; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Salzameda, Nicholas; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton






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32Identification and Characterization of Two Novel Genes Involved in Lanthanide-dependent Methanol Oxidationmethylotrophy, lanthanide, methanol oxidationBiochemistrySan José State UniversityChrisostomo, Ralph; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Yarza, Fauna; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Velosa, Isabel; Undergraduate, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Kahn, Nabila; Undergraduate, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, San José State University
Martinez-Gomez, Norma; Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Skovran, Elizabeth; Biological Sciences, San José State University



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33Identifying Protected Amino Acids as a Class of Potent and Selective Butyrylcholinesterase Inhibitorsbutyrylcholinesterase, amino acids, enzymologyBiochemistryCSU Long BeachRamirez, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Gonzalez, Jeannette; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Schwans, Jason; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach






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34Understanding the role of post-translational modifications on the splicing activity of two related RNA binding proteinsParalogs, RNA Binding Proteins, Post-Translational ModificationsBiochemistryCSU FullertonReynaga, Janice ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Marshall, Collin; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Keppetipola, Niroshika; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton






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35Probing Silk Protein Oligomeric Assemblies in Spider Silk Glands with NMR Diffusion Measuements and Cryo-EMNMR , Spider Silk, Cryo-EMBiochemistrySan Diego State UniversityOnofrei, David ; Graduate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Larson, Tanor ; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Villalba, Alex; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Holland, Gregory; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University





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36The importance of lysine residues of the C-terminal domain of apolipoprotein A-I to for the binding to lipopolysaccharides apolipoprotein, apoA-I, lipopolysaccharidesBiochemistryCSU Long BeachVoong, Calvin; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Weers, Paul; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach







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37Design of an apolipophorin-III/apolipoprotein E C-terminal domain chimeraLipoprotein, Chimera, Protein structureBiochemistryCSU Long BeachKakutani, Leesa; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Horn, James; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Weers, Paul; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Narayanaswami, Vasanthy; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach





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38The Impact of the Degree of Roast Levels of Coffee Extracts on its Possible Anticancer Activity Coffee, Cancer, PhytochemicalsBiochemistryCSU BakersfieldMojica, Benigno; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield, Presenting Author
Forester, Sarah; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield







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39DNA binding by terpyridine based anti-tumor candidates and their complexesterpyridine, DNA, cancerBiochemistryCSU NorthridgeWard, Ashley; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
De Jeronimo Diaz, Cesar; Undergraduate, Kinesiology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Kelson, Eric; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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40Interaction between HspA1A, a 70-kDA molecular chaperone, and phosphatidylserine in stressed human cellsheat-shock proteins, lipids, plasma membraneBiochemistryCSU FullertonBilog, Andrei; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Labanieh, Cedra; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Nikolaidis, Nikolas; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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41Design of an Orthotic Device for Restoration of Normal Physiological Gaitgait rehabilitation, orthotics, mechanism designBioengineeringCSU FullertonShehab, Ahmed ; Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Al Hazza, Abdulsahib; Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Rocha, Hilen ; Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton
Alkharas, Abdullaziz; Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton
Ghosh, Shramana; University of California, Irvine, Presenting Author
Robson, Nina; Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton



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42Using Drosophila Reporters to Evaluate Metal Uptake, ROS Production, and Chelation in Drosophila S2 Cells and Human HeLa and Neuroblastoma Cellsmetal, reactive oxygen species, sensorsBioengineeringCSU San BernardinoFejzic, Hannah; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Gallardo, Jennifer ; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino
Garcia, Kayla; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino
Peresuh, Simbarashe; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Rager, Kaythryn; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino
Talavera, Estevan; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino



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43Electromyography(EMG) signals controlled Assistive Orthotic Robotic Arm for Forearm MovementOrthotic Arm, Electromyography signals, retrainingBioengineeringCSU FullertonMangukiya, Yamik; Graduate, Electrical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
George, Kiran; Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton







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44Proteomic and transcriptomic support for involvement of cyanobacterial lipid droplets in carotenoid metabolism and sequestration of toxic metaboliteslipid droplet, cyanobacteria, carotenoid metabolismBioengineeringCSU NorthridgeFuentes, Nicole; Graduate, Environmental and Occupational Health, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Arias, Daisy; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Philmus, Benjamin; Oregon State University
Summers, Michael; Biology, California State University, Northridge





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45Enhancing Mechanism Kinematics Course through Biomechanics and Biochemistry Experiencesmultidisciplinary projects, protein kinematics, biomechanicsBioengineeringCSU FullertonMocanu, Iulian; Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Ahir, Vishalkumar; Graduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Robson, Nina; Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton






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46Platelet Storage: A Chilling Story of Structure and FunctionPlatelets, Storage, Clot biomechanicsBioengineeringSan José State UniversityRamasubramanian, Anand; Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering, San José State University
Nair, Prajeeda; University of Texas at San Antonio
Dastghaeib, Amir; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Schobey, Stephen; Undergraduate, Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineeringe, San José State University, Presenting Author
Cap, Andrew; US Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX




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47Alginate Microbead Synthesis on an 3D-printed, Automated Platformmicrofluidics, 3D printing, microbeadsBioengineeringCSU Long BeachEsqueda, Genesis; Undergraduate, Chemical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Grosvirt-Dramen, Adam ; Undergraduate, Chemical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Venkatraman, Rahul; Graduate, Chemical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach
Lo, Roger; Chemical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach





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48Autonomous Wheelchair Navigation System for Individuals with Severe Disabilities Quality-of-life, Navigation, wheelchairBioengineeringCSU FullertonGrewal, Harkishan Singh; Undergraduate, Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Matthews, Aaron Preston; Undergraduate, Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton
Tea, Richard Jayavarman; Undergraduate, Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
George, Kiran; Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton





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49Alcohol reward in periadolescent male and female ratsAddiction, animal model, behaviorClinicalCSU Long BeachBates, Emily; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Yang, Yeji; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Pentkowski, Nathan; University of New Mexico
Zavala, Arturo; Psychology, California State University, Long Beach





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50Galectin-3 Inhibitor GR-MD-02 Increases CD8 T Cell Infiltration of MCA-205 TumorsT-cell, Immunotherapy, GalectinClinicalCSU Monterey BayMartin, Leah; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Monterey Bay, Presenting Author
McNamara, Michael; Postdoc, Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center
Linch, Stephanie; Postdoc, Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center
Kasiewicz, Melissa; Staff, Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center
Hilgart-Martiszus, Ian; Staff, Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center
Farhad, Mohammad; , Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center
Traber, Peter; Galectin Therapeutics Inc.
Redmond, William; Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center

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51Type VI Secretion System Expression of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Intraspecific CompetitionType VI secretion system, Dienes line, Vibrio parahaemolyticusClinicalCal Poly San Luis ObispoCampbell, Alexandra; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Leak, Megan; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Yeung, Marie; Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo






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52Retinoid-Induced Changes in the Fatty Acid Profile of Sebum and Its Effect on Bacterial GrowthRetinoid, Sebum, Gas ChromatographyClinicalSacramento State UniversityAndersen, Erich; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Valdez, Nico; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Crawford, Robert; Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento






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53Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity Pulse Onset Latency Estimation: A Comparative StudyBiomedical Signal Processing, Pulse Latency Onset Detection, Cerebral Blood Flow Computational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU Long BeachArevalo, Natalie; Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering, 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 ; Biomedical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach




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54Steric Effects in the Computational Modeling of Cyclization Reactions of Enediynonesenediyne cyclization, density functional theory (DFT), anticancerComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)Sacramento State UniversityHoang, Kim Anh; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Li, Cui; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Gherman, Benjamin; Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Spence, John; Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento





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55Mathematical Model to Noninvasively Detect Dry-Eye Diseasesdry-eye diseases, fast clinical detection, tear filmComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU FullertonNguyen, Trini; Undergraduate, Mathematics, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Lee, Charles; Mathematics, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author







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56Field imaging reveals perceptual and navigational strategies of wood ants in naturalistic environmentsMathematical Biology, Insect, SimulationComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU FresnoArevalo, Erik; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Warnert, Reina; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Mendoza, Austin; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Lent, David; Biology, California State University, Fresno





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57Computational Study of the Effects of Variable Temperatures on Protein Secondary Structure and StabilityMolecular Dynamics, Protein Design, Thermal StabilityComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)San Diego State UniversityChittoor Prem, Aishani; Graduate, Biomedical Informatics, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Suon, Peter; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Lokensgard, Melissa; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Love, John; Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University





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58A Comparison of Different Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting Gene Essentiality in Cancer Cell LinesCancer, Machine Learning, RNA-seqComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU Monterey BayHansen, Blake; Undergraduate, Math and Statistics, California State University, Monterey Bay, Presenting Author
Jue, Nathaniel; School of Natural Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay







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59Enzymes for cellulose, xylan, and chitin deconstruction in fungibioinformatics, fungi, biofuelComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU Long BeachBerlemont, Renaud; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author








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60Demographic histories of three predatory lady beetles reveal complex patterns of diversity and population size change in the United States Population genetics, Biocontrol, BioinformaticsComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU San MarcosSethuraman, Arun; Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos
Vasquez, Yumary; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Rubio, Michael; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Janzen, Fredric; Iowa State University
Obrycki, John; University of Kentucky




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61Sphingomyelin Protects Keratinocytes from UVB Induced Reactive Oxygen Speciesskin tissue, reactive oxygen species, immunofluorescenceDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalCal Poly San Luis ObispoKandell, Rebecca; Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Kandell, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Shah, Nikita; Graduate, Biomedical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Laiho, Lily; Biomedical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo





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62Thread-Based Microfluidic Chips as a Platform to Assess Acetylcholinesterase Activity paper microfluidics, acetylcholinesterase, assayDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalCSU Los AngelesGaines, Michelle; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Gonzalez, Ariana; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles
Gomez, Frank; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles






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63Photophysical, Electrochemical, and Spectroelectrochemical Characterization and Solvent Effect on the Tautomerism of Free-Base CorroleCorrole, Solvent Effect, Photochemistry & PhotophysicsDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalCSU StanislausCalvillo, Guadalupe; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Reed, Christopher; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Kohl, Forrest; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus
Klein, Silvia; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus
Loogman, Anthony; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus
Lupercio, Stephanie; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus
Alemán, Elvin; Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus


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64Fabrication of 3-D Vasculature in Tissue-Mimicking Material Using a Removable Patternvasculature, tissue phantom, ultrasoundDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalSan José State UniversityWong, Sze Chung; Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Choi, Mark; Graduate, Mechanical Engineering, San José State University
Lee, Sang-Joon (John); Mechanical Engineering, San José State University






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65Size Reduction Thresholds of Paper-Based Analytical Devices (µPADs)Microfluidics, Point of Care Diagnostic, MicropadDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalCal Poly San Luis ObispoStrong, E. Brandon; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Martinez, Andres W; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Martinez, Nathaniel W; Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo






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66Bacterial minicells delay tumor progression and decrease colon inflammation in a mouse model of colon cancerbacterial minicells, tumor inflammation, colon cancerDisease (Pathogens)San Diego State UniversityTian, Mengxi; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Meshgin, Nairika; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Khan, Mohammad; Postdoc, Biology, San Diego State University
Grenier-Davis, Shea; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Tsuji, Shingo; Vaxiion Therapeutics, Inc.
Giacalone, Matthew; Vaxiion Therapeutics Inc.
McGuire, Kathleen; Biology, San Diego State University


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67A Protease Inhibitor-Producing Staphylococcus caprae Isolated from the Human Skin MicrobiomeProtease inhibitor, Staphylococcus caprae, MicrobiomeDisease (Pathogens)CSU NorthridgeRogers, Umu; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Bermudes, David ; Biology, California State University, Northridge







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68The Bactericidal Effect of Sodium Hypochlorite and Hypochlorous Acid on Enterococcus faecalis Model Oral Biofilmsendodontics, Enterococcus faecalis, biofilmsDisease (Pathogens)CSU Long BeachVinh, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
VanDusen, Austin; VA Long Beach Medical Center
Chan, Stephen; VA Long Beach Medical Center
Davis, Stephen; VA Long Beach Medical Center
Dillon, Jesse; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach




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69Comparative Efficacy of Liposomal Vaccines Containing Different HSV2 gD Epitopes Following Intravaginal HSV2 Challenge of BALB/c MiceHSV-2, liposomes, vaccineDisease (Pathogens)Cal Poly PomonaRubio, Jennifer; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Ho, Sam; Molecular Express Inc.
Adler-Moore, Jill; Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona






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70Investigating the role of the LytRS Regulatory System in Group B Streptococcal colonization and diseaseDisease (Pathogens)San Diego State UniversityAlhajjar, Norhan; Undergraduate, Department of Biology and Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Najera, Susana; Undergraduate, Department of Biology and Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Deng, Lewin; Graduate, Department of Biology and Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University
Doran, Kelly S.; Department of Biology and Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University





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71The Effects of Lipopolysaccharide Induced Inflammation on Spinal Cord Excitabilitymouse, inflammation, motor reflexesDisease (Pathogens)San José State UniversitySanghera , Puneet; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Haile, Mulatwa; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Chang, Morgan; Undergraduate, Computer Science, San José State University
Putnam, Shea; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Wilkinson, Katherine A.; Biological Sciences, San José State University




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72Antimicrobial activity of essential oil blends against a great diversity of bacteria, including ESKAPE and anaerobic pathogens Essential Oils, Multidrug resistance bacteria, Antibiotic resistanceDisease (Pathogens)CSU FullertonQuinn, Brettni; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Sanchez, Gerardo
Fernandez Caniggia, Liliana ; Hospital Aleman, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ramirez, Maria Soledad; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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73Immunocompromised murine responses to a systemic Candida albicans infection are modulated by chronic ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol treatmentΔ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, immunocompromised, Candida albicansDisease (Pathogens)Cal Poly PomonaMarentes, Adam ; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Vitharanage, Hansini; Graduate, Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Adler-Moore, Jill; Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Buckley, Nancy; Biology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona





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74Friend or foe? A growth-based assay distinguishing commensal from uropathogenic Escherichia coliUrinary tract infection, Escherichia coli, growth curveDisease (Pathogens)Cal Poly San Luis ObispoWilmer, Abby; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Leavitt, Kelly; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Yep, Alejandra; Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo






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75Restoration of T cells in the Epithelial Layer of the Small Intestine in Obese MiceDisease (Pathogens)CSU San MarcosDelgadillo Miranda, Nadia; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Bshara, Savannah; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University San Marcos
Park, Christa; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University San Marcos
Jameson, Julie; Biology, California State University San Marcos





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76Establishing in vitro and in vivo models of vaginal colonization by Staphylococcus aureusDisease (Pathogens)San Diego State UniversityDeng, Liwen; Graduate, Department of Biology and Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Kwiecinski, Jakub; Department of Microbiology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Horswill, Alexander R.; Department of Microbiology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Doran, Kelly S.; Department of Biology and Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University





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77Gut Bacteria Supplements – Best Frenemies?microbiome, Dcy , Drosophila Disease (Pathogens)CSU San BernardinoGrayson, Kaitlyn; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Bournias-Vardiabasis, Nicole; Biology, California State University, San Bernardino







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78Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists Mediate Differential Transcriptomic Responses During Neuroendocrine Crosstalk with the Skin MicrobiomeBiofilm, Neuroendocrine, MetatranscriptomeDisease (Pathogens)Sacramento State UniversityFuentes, Jaime; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Singh, Shaleni; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Crawford, Robert; Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento






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79The microbiome and resistome of the American Crow across the urban-rural gradientAmerican Crow, Microbiome, resistomeDisease (Pathogens)CSU FresnoNelson, R. Lee; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Castro, Michael; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Van Laar, Tricia; Biology, California State University, Fresno






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80Life under stress: Role of mechanosensitive channels in the human parasite Trypanosoma cruzi Parasites, Mechanosensation, CRISPR/Cas9Disease (Pathogens)CSU FullertonDave, Noopur; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Wong, Bonnie; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Cetiner, Ugur; Undergraduate, Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park
Sukharev, Sergei; Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park
Jimenez, Veronica; Center for Applied Biotechnology Studies and Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton




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81Neuropeptide F is a Target of Developmental Ethanol Exposure in Drosophila melanogasterDrosophila, behavior, geneticsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityGuevara, Amanda; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Gates, Hillary; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
French, Rachael; Biological Sciences, San José State University






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82Determining the regulatory role of enzymatic cleavage on MAGP2-induced integrin activationMAGP2, integrin, proteolytic cleavageMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonPerez, Aldwin Apollo ; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Miyamoto, Alison; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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83Analysis of RCAN1 gene knockdown in glucocorticoid-induced apoptosis of human lymphoblastic leukemia cellsRCAN1, Apoptosis, CRISPR-Cas9Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeHurtado, Joanna; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Sanchez, Evelyn; Undergraduate, Biololgy, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Medh, Rheem; Biology, California State University, Northridge






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84Investigating the Role of ExoS/ChvI Signaling in Polysaccharide Production by Sinorhizobium melilotiSinorhizobium meliloti, Molecular Biology, Polysaccharide analysisMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonBayz, Kalthoum; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Chen, Esther; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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85in situ function of uncultivated Candidatus Saccharibacteria lactasefluorescence in situ hybridization, lactase, oral Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityLin, Danny; Undergraduate, Biological Science, San José State University, Presenting Author
Belete, Canaan; Undergraduate, Biological Science, San José State University, Presenting Author
Ghadiri, Farsheed; Graduate, Biological Science, San José State University
Abrams, Michael; Graduate, Biological Science, San José State University
Ouverney, Cleber; Biological Science, San José State University




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86E-cadherin orchestrates neuroectodermal cell fate choicesectoderm, cadherin, neural crestMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeSorrells-Smith, Lisa; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Rogers, Crystal; Biology, California State University, Northridge







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87MicroRNA-375 controls pancreatic alpha and beta cell growth in opposing waysdiabetes, microRNA, cell proliferationMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU ChicoDiaz, Pablo; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author
French, Melissa ; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author
Prator, Grace; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Chico
Keller, David; Biology, California State University, Chico





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88Characterization of a novel gene required for Drosophila melanogaster mating Drosophila, courtship, behaviorMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityZaki, Sadaf; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Sandhu, Jaspal; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Luu, Peter; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
French, Rachael; Biological Sciences, San José State University





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89Complement Protein C1q Suppresses Macrophage Inflammasome Activation During Clearance of Modified LDLMacrophages, Complement, InflammasomeMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU Long BeachManughian-Peter, Ayla; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Ho, Minh-Minh; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Fraser, Deborah; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach






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90Tumor-secreted factors elicit tumor-permissive behavior of mesenchymal stem cells and macrophagesMetastasis, Breast Cancer, Stromal CellsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeMeade, Kayla; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Kelber, Jonathan; Biology, California State University, Northridge







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91Lipoprotein Lipase regulates the expression of genes responsible for cellular cholesterol uptake and efflux in human and mouse macrophagesLipoprotein Lipase, Scavenger Receptors, cholesterol transporterMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeKim, Aidan; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Moctar, Khadija; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Medh, Jheem; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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92Identifying compounds from walnuts that target cell cycle proteins. Breast Cancer, Walnuts, Cyclin B1Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityDsouza, Stephanie; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Garcia, Jasmine; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Peralta, Joebelle; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
White, Brandon; Biological Sciences, San José State University





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93Role of N-terminus of Influenza Nucleoprotein in viral gene expressionInfluenza , Nucleoprotein , RNA helicaseMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU San BernardinoLin, Jared; Graduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Newcomb, Laura; Biology, California State University, San Bernardino







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94Cloning of DNA binding proteins that may regulate expression of the manganese-oxidizing protein in Erythrobacter sp. SD-21 Cloning, manganese, transcriptional regulatorMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonOseguera, Natalie; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Peterson, Justin; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Mao, Lucy; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Kim, SeongEun; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Johnson, Hope; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton




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95Androgen Regulation of Sexually Dimorphic Calbindin Expression in the Developing Mouse Cerebral CortexCerebral cortex, Sexual differentiation, Androgen receptorMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU Long BeachRamos, Layla; Undergraduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Henson, Regina; Undergraduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Tsai, Houng-Wei; Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach






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96Three transcription factors regulate the accumulation of a dynamically-localizing polyester in Caulobacter crescentus (p)ppGpp, polyhydroxybutyrate, starvationMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeSchreiner, Shannon; University of Southern California
Stott, Kristina; Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Vu, Son; Oliver View Medical Center
Bueno, Diana ; Pasadena City College, Presenting Author
Rocha, Alexa; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Arvizu, Ignacio; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Murray, Sean; Biology, California State University, Northridge


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97High Fat Diet-Induced Obesity Affects Development, Fertility, and Lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster obesity, metabolism, developmentMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU Long BeachSoto-Sauza, Karla; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Makary, Youstina H.; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Osman, Noor ; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Pieplow, Alice K.; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Eldon, Elizabeth D.; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach




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98Joint role of a protease and lipoprotein in symbiosis between rhizobia and legume plantsmicrobe-host interactions, bacterial transcription, reporter enzyme assayMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Francisco State UniversityMoore, Rebecca; Undergraduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Sapienza-Martinez, Joseph; Undergraduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Chen, Joseph; Biology, San Francisco State University






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99Reactive oxygen species and developmental delay in Caenorhabditis briggsaeCaenorhabditis briggsae, mitochondria, developmentMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FresnoLauri, Marisol; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ross, Joseph; Biology, California State University, Fresno







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100Investigation of Gene Expression in Zebrafish Skin Using Bioinformatic Analyses and In Situ HybridizationZebrafish, Gene Expression, In Situ HybridizationMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU Dominguez HillsDe La Torre, Maricruz; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Yamamoto, Joselyn; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Presenting Author
Sanchez, Steven; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Cokus, Shawn; UCLA
Wang, Fang; Biology, California State University, Dominguez Hills




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101Gliding Through Resistance: Discovery of an Aminoglycoside 6'-N-Acetyltransferase type Ib [AAC(6')-Ib] Inhibitor via Glide Molecular Dockingaminoglycoside, molecular docking, antibiotic resistanceMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonChiem, Kevin; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Jani, Saumya; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Fuentes, Brooke; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Lin, David; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Rasche, Maseline; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Tolmasky, Marcelo; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton



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102Role of Slit/Robo signaling in Contact Inhibition Locomotion of neural crest cells.Robo, neural crest, migrationMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU Northridgecooper, andre; Graduate, biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
nketiah, arnelle; Undergraduate, biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
reyes, michelle; Undergraduate, biology, California State University, Northridge
zuhdi, nora; Undergraduate, biology, California State University, Northridge
martinez, darwin; Undergraduate, biology, California State University, Northridge
giovannone, dion; Graduate, biology, California State University, Northridge



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103Preservation and nuclear transport of phospho-IkBalpha via the capsid protein of Hepatitis C virusHepatitis C virus, Core protein, Cell signalingMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Diego State UniversityLopez, Rodrigo; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Skrypek, Katie; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Williams, Wesley; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Wolkowicz, Roland; Biology, San Diego State University





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104Changes in genetic regulatory interactions during aging in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogasteraging, stem cells, DrosophilaMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeMazmanian, Aris; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Halajyan, Armen; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Loza-Coll, Mariano; Biology, California State University, Northridge






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105Defining the expression domains of Arabidopsis thaliana glutaredoxin genesArabidopsis thaliana, glutaredoxins, root growthMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU San MarcosDavalos, Oscar; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Rosas, Miguel; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Fernandez, Francisco; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos
Escobar, Matthew; Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos





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106Calcium imaging of a dopamine-regulated chemosensory circuit in Caenorhabditis elegansC. elegans, neurobiology, calcium imagingMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU San BernardinoKunkel, Cory; Graduate, San Bernardino, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Kim, JunHyeong; , Biology, California State University, San Bernardino
Baidya, Melvin; Graduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino
Turturro, Tricia; Graduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino
Chao, Mike; Biology, California State University, San Bernardino




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107Investigating a novel role for SAX-3/Robo and SLT-1/Slit in mediating axon outgrowth termination in C. elegans SAX-3, Axon Termination, SLT-1Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityCoto Villa, Doris; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Jimenez, Vanessa; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Thomas, Anthony; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Kieu, Zanett; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Zaroli, Johann; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Duong, Thuy-Linh; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Vargas, Christopher; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Chang, Eric; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Farooqi, Amber; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
VanHoven, Miri; Biological Sciences, San José State University
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108Creating cell culture models to investigate the role of enzymatic cleavage on MAGP2 produced from the endogenous locusCRISPR-Cas9, extracellular matrix, MAGP2Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonSong, Ann; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Price, Drew; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry , California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Perez, Aldwin Apollo; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Miyamoto, Alison; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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109Growth receptor bound protein-2 (GRB2) overexpression increases proliferation of myeloid cells in acute myeloid leukemia (AML)Leukemia, Blood, CancerMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU ChicoSmith, Jesse; Graduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Arpin, Carolynn; Chemistry, California State University, Chico
Stachura, David; Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico






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110A role for Lethal Giant Larvae 1 and mTOR in Differentiation and Anchorage Independent Growth of Murine Neural Progenitor Cells Lgl1, Neural Progenitor Cells, mTORMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)Humboldt State UniversityBailey, Logan; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Dombrowski, Matthew; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Collins, Hannah; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University
Sprowles, Amy; Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University





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111BV6, an IAP antagonist, potentiates glucocorticoid-evoked apoptosis of CEM human leukemia cellsApoptosis, Glucocorticoids, BIRC3Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeOrtega, Carina; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Zhou, Shuo; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Medh, Rheem; Biology, California State University, Northridge






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112Live tracking of pharyngeal arch development in wildtype and wdr68 mutant zebrafishzebrafish, craniofacial, confocalMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU Los AngelesWhitman, Taryn; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Zitser, David; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Nissen, Robert; Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles






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113Mobile Genetic Elements and Antibiotic Resistant Determinants Present in the Uncommon Pathogen Shewanella decolorationisShewanella, antibiotic resistance, genome analysisMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonLazzaro, Terese; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Uong, Sylvia; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Montaña, Sabrina
Ramirez, Maria Soledad; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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114Metagenomic analysis uncovers strong relationship between periodontal pathogens and vascular dysfunction in American Indian populationMicrobiology, Metagenomics, BiofilmMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Diego State UniversityKorategere Vijay Kumar, Prathik; Graduate, Bioinformatics, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Gottlieb, Roberta A. ; Biology, San Diego State University
Calac, Dan
Delange, Nicole; Staff, Institute for Public Health, San Diego State University
Lindsay, Suzanne; Institute for Public Health, San Diego State University
Penn, Tanya E.; Institute for Public Health, San Diego State University
Kelley, Scott T.; Biology, San Diego State University


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115Expression of the Caulobacter crescentus sciP promoter is modulated by gyrase-mediated supercoilingsupercoiling, transription, cell cycleMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeHeasley, Keaton; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Kumar, Priya; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Requena, Kiana; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Zamora, Michael; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Murray, Sean; Biology, California State University, Northridge




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116Expression of lanthanide uptake genes in Methylobacterium extorquens is controlled by the iron uptake regulators, Irr and FecImethylotrophy, iron, lanthanideMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityKanda, Ramen; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Wingett, Justin; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Doherty, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Tamsir, Bryan; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Saglimbeni, Marco; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences
Skovran, Elizabeth; Biological Sciences, San José State University



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117mBM-Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a vehicle for immunization of mice against Bordetella pertussiswhooping cough, vaccination, mesenchymal stem cells, , Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityArjun, Sreelakshmi ; Graduate, Biology, San José State University, Presenting Author
Touhidul, Sohan; Undergraduate, biology, San José State University
Abramson, Tzvia; Biology, San José State University






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118Assembly of SNAPc and TFIIIB on a Drosophila U6 snRNA gene promoterDrosophila melanogaster, Gene Expression, Transcription FactorsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Diego State UniversityVerma, Neha; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Moreno, Ann Marie; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Kang, Jin Joo; Postdoc, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Stumph, William; Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University





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119Structure-Activity Relationship Studies of 1,5-Bis(1-Substituted-1H-Imidazol-2-yl)- penta-1,4-diene-3-ones in Prostate Cancer Cell-Modelsprostate cancer, curcumin, medicinal chemistryOtherCSU FresnoPatanapongpibul, Manee; Graduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Zhang, Xiaojie; Graduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Guanglin; Staff, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Peres, German Guiz; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno




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120Investigating the Mechanism of Activity of Antimicrobial Lipids Formulated in LiposomesPseudomonas aeruginosa, Innate immunity, BiofilmOtherCSU Los AngelesBush, Mabel; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Ybarra, Tiffany; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Fujii, Gary; Molecular Express, Inc.
Chiang, Su-Ming; Molecular Express, Inc.
Porter, Edith; Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles




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121A metatranscriptomic approach for characterizing host immune responses to bacterial virulence factors in the coral holobiontCoral reefs, bacterial virulence, metatranscriptomicsOtherSan Diego State UniversityMacherla, Saichetana; Graduate, Bioinformatics, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Robinett, Nathan; Postdoc, Biology, San Diego State University
Little, Mark; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Dinsdale, Elizabeth; Biology, San Diego State University
Wegley Kelley, Linda ; Biology, San Diego State University
Rohwer, Forest; Biology, San Diego State University



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122Using Metal Organic Framework Film as a Drug-Eluting Stent CoatingDrug-Eluting Stent, Metal Organic Framework, Thin FilmOtherCSU Long BeachSua, Andy; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Carachure, Lester; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Tian, Fanguyan; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach






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123Repeated exposure of fruit flies to intoxicating doses of ethanol alters the initial response of their progeny to the drugDrosophila, gametes, drug toleranceOtherCSU NorthridgeMcpherson, Michael; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Bonilla, Michelle; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Loza-Coll, Mariano; Biology, California State University, Northridge






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124Studies on the Potential of 3-O-Substituted-Flavonols as Anti-Prostate Cancer Agentsflavonol, prostate cancer, medicinal chemistryOtherCSU FresnoLi, Xiang; Graduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author, Eden Award Finalist
Lee, Maizie; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Chen, Guanglin; Staff, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Zhang, Xiaojie; Graduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Fong, Ryan; Clovis High School
Gonzalez, Aaron; Bullard High School
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno


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125Inhibition of Neisseria meningitidis by 2',3'-O-isopropyldiene modified nucleosidesNesseria Meningitidis, Nucleoside analogues, antibacterial agentsOtherCSU Channel IslandsJacobsen, Casey; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University Channel Islands, Presenting Author
Maldonado, Jessica; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University Channel Islands, Presenting Author







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126Characterization of a Novel Probiotic strain Lactobacillus helveticus KII13Probiotics, Lactobacillus helveticus KII13, tripeptidesProduct-focused InnovationCSU StanislausShahbaz, Lersa Sayyad ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Torres, Marivel; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Ah Yo, Alexis; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Savala, Torivo ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus





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127Identification of a Novel Group of Small Molecules as Inhibitors of β-Catenin Pathway, Mitochondrial Membrane Potential and Cell Growthcancer, ATP, signal transductionProduct-focused InnovationCSU FullertonSalhotra, Ankit; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Adkins, Lauren; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Ha, Nhi; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Hanna, Luke; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry , California State University, Fullerton
Jelowicki, Aneta; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry , California State University, Fullerton
Nguyen, Romie; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry , California State University, Fullerton
Guzman, Stacy; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry , California State University, Fullerton
de Lijser, Peter; Chemistry and Biochemistry , California State University, Fullerton
Patel, Nilay; Biological Science , California State University, Fullerton
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128Using Patient Specific IPSCs to Model Liver Disease in ZZ-Mutations of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT)Stem cells, Liver disease, Programmatic (Core, Stem Cell, Bridges, PSM)CSU San MarcosMarsolais, Renee; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author








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129CRISPR in the Classroom!Project-Based Learning, Science Education, Molecular BiologyProgrammatic (Core, Stem Cell, Bridges, PSM)CSU East BayGallegos, Maria; Biology, Presenting Author








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130Can CsgE Interact with Proteins not Related to Curli Formation?Amyloid, Curli, Protein-Protein InteractionsProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU San MarcosOliver, Samantha; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Tran, Amy Nhung; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Binmahfooz, Ashwag; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Jayasinghe, Sajth; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos





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131Gly184 is critical for the function of cAMP receptor protein from Escherichia colicAMP receptor protein, DNA binding, Gly184Proteins (Include Proteomics)CSU FresnoChand, Shristi; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Kanwar, Parinav; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Sangha, Navjot; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Hicks, Matt; USDA at Parlier
Youn, Hwan; Biology, California State University, Fresno




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132Using NMR to probe molecular motions of regulator of G protein signaling 7 (RGS7) in its interactions with Ga(i1)RGS proteins, NMR spectroscopy, protein dynamicsProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU NorthridgeJimenez, Julie; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Crowhurst, Karin; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge







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133Inhibition of Cancer Cell Viability Using Lysyl Oxidase InhibitorsCancer, Lysyl Oxidase, Protein ChemistryProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU BakersfieldJohnston, Kathryn; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield, Presenting Author
Lopez, Karlo; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield







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134Reversibility and nucleation potential of acid-induced aggregation in apolipoprotein A-Iapolipoprotein , amyloid, protein foldingProteins (Include Proteomics)Sacramento State UniversityNguyen, Chau; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Tran, Thao; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Roberts, Linda; Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento






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135Evolutionary relationships among dihydrofolate and dihydromethanopterin reductase homologs in methylotrophic α-proteobacteria tetrahydrofolate, tetrahydromethanopterin, diacylglycerol kinaseProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU FullertonBurton, Mark; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Abanobi, Chidinma; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Wang, Tzu-Chi; University of California, Berkeley (Post-baccalaureate Research Assistant)
Rasche, Madeline; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton





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136Purification and characterization of YdeH, a diguanylate cyclase, and its zinc-site mutantYdeH, Escherichia coli, diguanlyate cyclaseProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU FresnoZhou, Yue; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Montiel, Christian; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Saunders, Cameron ; USDA at Parlier
Toride, Moeko; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Brooks, Cory; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Youn, Hwan; Biology, California State University, Fresno



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137Chiral Bisphosphorylimides as Organocatalysts for Friedel–Crafts ReactionsOrganocatalysis, Bisphosphorylimides, Friedel–Crafts Synthetic ChemistryCSU San MarcosAhlberg, Lina; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Thompson, Cristofer; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Dean, Melisa; Undergraduate, Chemistry & BIochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Diaz, Gloria; Undergraduate, Chemistry & BIochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Ghasb, Elie; Undergraduate, Chemistry & BIochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Klasic, Brittney; Undergraduate, Chemistry & BIochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Maynard, Jessica; Undergraduate, Chemistry & BIochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Robinos, Jacqueline; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Abrous, Leila; Postdoc, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Iafe, Robert; Chemistry & BIochemistry, California State University San Marcos
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138Synthesizing Small Lysyl Oxidase Inhibitors with β-­aminoproprionitrileOrganic, beta-aminoproprionitrile, Lysyl oxidaseSynthetic ChemistryCSU BakersfieldWilliams, Meagan; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield, Presenting Author
Kamel, Joy; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield, Presenting Author
Solano, Danielle; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Bakersfield






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139Preparation of terpyridine based anti-tumor agentsterpyridine, synthesis, cancerSynthetic ChemistryCSU NorthridgeWeeks, Cal; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Rptchian, Nazaret; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge
Kelson, Eric; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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140Atroposelective Synthesis of Common Structural Motifs in Medicinal ChemistryKinase Inhibition, Organocatalysis, AtropisomerismSynthetic ChemistrySan Diego State UniversityMaddox, Sean; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Ayonon, Arianna; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author







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141Synthesis of Linker Molecules Connect Nanomaterials for solar PV Cellsorganic synthesis, bifunctional organic linker molecules, solar PV cellSynthetic ChemistryCSU ChicoMelchor, Daniela; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author
Juette, Eugene; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author
Sajben, Nick ; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Chico
Fang, Yichen; Pleasant Valley High School
Herrera, Xochith; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Chico
Pu, Ying-Chih; University of California Santa Cruz
Ma, Haixia; University of California Santa Cruz
Zhang, Jin Z.; University of California Santa Cruz
Li, Yat; University of California Santa Cruz
Zhang, Jinsong; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author
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142A Green Divergent Synthesis of a Hexavalent Glycodendrimer Using Cellobioseglycodendrimer, organic synthesis, green chemistrySynthetic ChemistrySacramento State UniversityDimas, Dustin ; Graduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
McReynolds, Katherine; Department of Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento







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143Tandem C—H Functionalizations Via Light-Driven Biocatalysis and Photocatalysistrifluoromethylation, light-driven hydroxylation, catalysisSynthetic ChemistrySan José State UniversitySosa, Victor; Graduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Melkie, Marya; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Faris, Justin; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Kato, Mallory; Staff, Chemistry, San José State University
Cheruzel, Lionel; Chemistry, San José State University




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144Gold(I)-Catalyzed Friedel–Crafts-like Arylation of Benzylic Alcohols to Afford 1,1-DiarylmethanesGold(I) catalysis, Friedel–Crafts, microwaveSynthetic ChemistryCSU San MarcosOakley, James; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Stanley, Tyler; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Iafe, Robert; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos






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145Monitoring DNA duplex formation with chemically modified fluorescent cytidine analoguesfluorescence, organic, DNASynthetic ChemistrySan Diego State UniversityBurns, Dillon; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Teppang, Kristine; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Lee, Raymond; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Lokensgard, Melissa; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Purse, Byron; Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University




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146Identification of Long Non-Coding RNAs and Alternative Splicing Events During Tomato Fruit Developmentbioinformatics, Solanum lycopersicum, RNA-SeqAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU San BernardinoMorikone, Michael; Undergraduate, Computer Science & Engineering, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Zheng, Yi; Postdoc, Boyce Thompson Institute
Fei, Zhangjun; Boyce Thompson Institute






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147Quantitative phosphoproteomics to unravel white lupin’s signal transduction in response to phosphorus deficiency iTRAQ, phosphoproteomics, white lupinAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU East BayAmadi , Michael; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Cole, Jason; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, East Bay
Li, Kathy; UCSF
Chalkley, Robert; UCSF
Burlingame, Al; UCSF
Uhde-Stone, Claudia; Biological Sciences, California State University, East Bay



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148An Examination of Nitrate Concentrations on Bacterial Denitrification Rates in Woodchip Bioreactorsbioreactor, bioremediation, agricultural runoffAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU Monterey BayMortensen, Zane; Undergraduate, School of Natural Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay, Presenting Author
Leandro, Mason; Undergraduate, School of Natural Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay, Presenting Author
Carpenter, Alyson; Undergraduate, School of Natural Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay
Ball, Alexandra; Undergraduate, School of Natural Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay
Haffa, Arlene; School of Natural Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay
Silveus, John; School of Natural Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay



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149Investigating the genetic basis of glyphosate resistance in the San Joaquin Valley agricultural weed hairy fleabane (Erigeron bonariensis)herbicide resistance, fleabane, geneticsAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU FresnoMolina, Rigoberto; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Pathak, Ankit; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Waselkov, Katherine; Biology, California State University, Fresno






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150Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi before and after restoration from unused agricultural soil to riparian forestarbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, restoration, diversityAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentSacramento State UniversitySimonoff-Smith, Alisa; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Todd, Austin; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Boren, Drew; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Ewing, Nicholas; Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento





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151¬16S rDNA Sequence Analysis of the Bacterial Communities in Decomposing Beetles from Los Angeles microbiome, nematodes, bacteriaAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU NorthridgeSamayoa, Briana; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Ocfemia, Maria; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Isip, Jonah; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Patel, Dhrumi; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Flores, Gilberto; Biology, California State University, Northridge
Hong, Ray; Biology, California State University, Northridge



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152Glycoside Hydrolase Multidomain architecture is affected by the environmentGlycoside Hydrolase, Metagenomics, BiofuelAgriculture/Biofuels/EnvironmentCSU Long BeachNguyen, Stanley; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Berlemont, Renaud; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach







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153Identifying Changes in the Active, Dead, and Dormant Microbial Community Structures across a Chronosequence of Ancient Alaskan Permafrostpermafrost, Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting, 16S rRNAAstrobiologyCSU NorthridgeBurkert, Alex; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Mackelprang, Rachel; Biology, California State University, Northridge







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154Continuous flow synthesis of 2-amino-oxazole and subsequently ribo/arabino furanosyl amino-oxazolines from prebiotic precursors.Flow chemistry, Prebiotics, Organic synthesisAstrobiologyCSU FullertonKading, Joshua; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry., California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author








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155Cultivation of a member of Group 4 Aigarchaeota from thermophilic cellulolytic consortiaThermophile, Cultivation, ArchaeaAstrobiologyCSU San BernardinoGonzalez, Cristina; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Miranda, Michelle; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino
Gonzalez, Lizett; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Sam, Christian; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino
Dodsworth, Jeremy; Biology, California State University, San Bernardino




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156Physico-chemical investigation of GNphi2, an extremely hypersaline Halorubrum virusastrobiology, hypersaline, virusAstrobiologyCSU Long BeachLaporte, Richer; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Dillon, Jesse; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Sabet, Shereen; Staff, Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach






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157Carbon Metabolism in Pleistocene Permafrost Microbial Communitiespermafrost, astrobiology, microbiologyAstrobiologyCSU NorthridgeMahendrarajah, Tara; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Mackelprang, Rachel; Biology, California State University, Northridge







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158Biodegradation of Kleenol-30 by Acinetobacter radioresistens 50v1, a Mars Odyssey-associated microorganism astrobiology, planetary protection, biodegradationAstrobiologyCal Poly PomonaLalla, Sidharth; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Madrid, Steve; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Barding, Gregory; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Mogul, Rakesh; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona





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159Single Molecule Protein Folding at CSU San Marcosprotein folding, bioconjugation, single-moleculeBiochemistryCSU San MarcosHowe, Jesse; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Walters, Gregory; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Hamadani, Kambiz; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos






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160Binding interaction of lipid-bound apoA–I with lipopolysaccharides and phosphatidylglycerolapolipoprotein, HDL, antimicrobialBiochemistryCSU Long BeachHaeri, Bahareh; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Weers, Paul; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach







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161The conformation of apolipoprotein E4 on discoidal and spherical high density lipoproteins using chemical crosslinking and fluorescence spectroscopyCross-linking, Lipoproteins, lecithin cholesterol acyltransferaseBiochemistryCSU Long BeachBala, Noor; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Taiwo, Mary Kehinde; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Narayanaswami, Vasanthy; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach






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162High affinity antibody binding modulated by a size dependent conformational epitopeCancer, immunotherapy, ELISABiochemistryCSU FresnoGokanapudi, Naveen; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Brooks, Cory; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno







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163Isothermal Titration Calorimetry Analysis of Desolvation Energy of Bindingcalorimetry, desolvation, thermodynamicsBiochemistrySan José State UniversityVu, Brian; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Eggers, Daryl; Chemistry, San José State University







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164Role of Post-Translational Modifications in RNA Binding Domain 2 of Splicing Factor Polypyrimidine Tract Binding Protein1 ActivityPost-Translational Modifications, RNA Binding Proteins, Alternative SplicingBiochemistryCSU FullertonShankar, Archana; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Ramirez, Alfonso; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Pina, Jeffrey; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Keppetipola, Niroshika; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton





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165Toxicity of terpyridine based anti-tumor agents against HepG2 culturesterpyridine, HepG2, cancerBiochemistryCSU NorthridgeCannata, Angela; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Melgar, Estelli; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Kelson, Eric; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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166Impact of Atmospheric Oxidation on the Cellular Toxicity of Cigarette Smoketobacco, cancer, air qualityBiochemistryCSU FresnoMann, Arjun; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Verhalen, Robyn; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Bush, Jason; Biology, California State University, Fresno
Hasson, Alam; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno





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167Evaluating Alkyl Cholinyl Phenyl Phosphates and an Ionizable Analog as Selective Butyrylcholinesterase Inhibitorsorganophosphates, Alzheimer's disease, cholinesteraseBiochemistryCSU Long BeachDinh, Helen; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Gonzalez, Jeannette; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Tran, Trina; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Ochoa, Jocelyn; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Lowe, Jacques; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Nakayama, Kensaku; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Schwans, Jason; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach


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168Denaturation Curve of HSP60 from Helicobacter pylori: Effect of GTPHsp60, protein stability, fluorescence BiochemistryCSU San MarcosGuadalupe, Karina; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Mendoza, Jose; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos







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169An RNA tri-loop can drive protein-RNA interactions: Studies on the binding characteristics of the N-terminal region of a viral coat protein on its RNARNA, Brome Mosaic Virus, FluorescenceBiochemistryCSU East BaySmith, Edward; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Court, Gabrielle; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Kim, Chul-Hyun; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay






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170Mechanistic Investigation of Photochemical Products from Iron-Iron Hydrogenase Model Compoundsfuel cells, hydrogenase , bioinoganic chemistryBiochemistrySonoma State UniversityNelson , Anne ; Graduate, Chemistry , Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
De La Torre, Patricia; Undergraduate, Chemistry , Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Works, Carmen ; Chemistry, Sonoma State University






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171Biochemical Characterization of the Cigarette Tar Radical in Third Hand Smokecigarette, radical, DNABiochemistryCSU StanislausSkochko, Alexander ; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Lopez, Chris ; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Russell, Scott; Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus
Stone, Koni ; Chemistry, California State University, Stanislaus





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172Study of the effect of Bcl-2 overexpression on oxamate-induced cytotoxicity in prolymphocytesBcl-2, LDH, oxamateBiochemistryCSU FresnoChong, Hooi; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Kasnakjian, Lucineh; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Olino, Patricia; Undergraduate, Nursing, California State University, Fresno
Bader, Garrett; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Ly, Benjamin; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Mahmood, Bushra; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Dejean, Laurent; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno


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173Using a Directed Evolution Approach for the Optimization of Light-Driven P450 BiocatalystsDirected Evolution, Cytochrome P450, light-drivenBiochemistrySan José State UniversityLi, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Tang, Lawrence; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Kato, Mallory; Staff, Chemistry, San José State University
Cheruzel, Lionel; Chemistry, San José State University





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174Analysis of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases in Varying Redox ConditionsPhosphatase, Oxidation, Cell SignalingBiochemistrySonoma State UniversityGrunberger, Jason; Undergraduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Arellano, Fernando; Undergraduate, Biology, Sonoma State University, Presenting Author
Fukuto, Jon; Chemistry, Sonoma State University
Lin, Joseph; Biology, Sonoma State University





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175Copper uptake by intestinal cells across the brush border occurs through more than one transporter, as demonstrated in the Caco2 cell culture modelcopper absorption intestine, , BiochemistryCSU FullertonWertz, Aleksander; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Ricarte, Adrian; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Linder, Maria C; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton






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176Effects of ice-binding proteins from cold-adapted insect Tenebrio molitor on calcite crystallizationprotein, calcium carbonate, crystallizationBiochemistryCSU Los AngelesKishishita, Audrey; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Lugo, Joshua; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Wen, Xin ; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles






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177Characterization of ionic zinc flux in cells expressing the transmembrane (TMEM)-163 proteinmetal transport, fluorescence microscopy, neurodegenerative diseaseBiochemistryCSU FullertonRivas, Tiffany; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Shoemaker, Ryan; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Cantrell, Quinlan; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Cuajungco, Math; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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178Characterization of the detoxification enzyme glutathione-S-transferase from the marine gastropod Tritonia diomedea Tritonia diomedea, enzyme, detoxificationBiochemistryCSU East BayCooney, Samuel; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Huang, Shuang; Graduate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay
Murray, James; Biology, California State University, East Bay
Sommerhalter, Monika; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay





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179Physical properties explored in the process of co-crystallization of camelid variable heavy chain domain antibodies used to detect harmful chemicals antibodies, environmental pollutants, structureBiochemistryCSU FresnoWhite, Brandy; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Bever, Candace; UC Davis
Gee, Shirley; UC Davis
Hammock, Bruce; UC Davis
Brooks, Cory; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno




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180Functional characterization of natural variants found on the major stress inducible 70kDa heat shock gene in humansmutations, heat-shock, cell survivalBiochemistryCSU FullertonOliverio, Ryan; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Nikolaidis, Nikolas; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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181Gɑ-Interacting Vesicle Associated Protein Mediates Cell Survival during Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress.ER stress, Cell survival, Akt pathwayBiochemistryCSU Long BeachNguyen, Peter; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Rodriguez, Yoanna; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Luong, May; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Bhandari, Deepali; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach





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182Insight into the function of ORF20 from Methylobacterium extorquens AM1 in the biosynthesis pathway of tetrahydromethanopterinMethylobacterium extorquens, Methanopterin biosynthesis, Enzyme assayBiochemistryCSU FullertonLu, Ryan; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Gonzalez, Stephen; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Zada, Suzan; Undergraduate
Rasche, Madeline; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton





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183Construction of Yeast Strains to Determine Over-hanging Flap Length Triggering Saw1-Dependent Rad1-Rad10 Recruitment During Single Strand AnnealingDNA Repair, cloning, Fluorescence microscopyBiochemistryCSU NorthridgeCamberos, Juan; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Odango, Rowen; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Fischhaber, Paula; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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184Structure activity relationship study of isoleucine sulfonamide hydroxamic acid inhibitors for the Botulinum Neurotoxin Medicinal Chemistry, Protease inhibitor, Structure activity relationship studyBiochemistryCSU FullertonRodriguez Beltran, Sandra; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Lien, Thanh; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Salzameda, Nicholas; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton






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185Biophysical forces modulate Chlamydia pneumoniae-exacerbated atherosclerosisChlamydia pneumoniae, Atherosclerosis, Biophysical forcesBioengineeringSan José State UniversityRamasubramanian, Anand; Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Evani, Shankar; University of Texas at San Antonio
Dallo, Shatha; University of Texas at San Antonio






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1863D Bioprinting of Aneurysm Blood Vessel and its Fluid Dynamic AnalysisAneurysm Blood Vessel, 3D bioprinting, Cardiovascular Fluid DynamicsBioengineeringCSU NorthridgeAguiar, Daniel; Graduate, Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Bermudez, Juliana; Undergraduate, Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Yu, Paulo; Graduate, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Northridge
Durgesh, Vibhav; Mechanical Engieering, California State University, Northridge
Li, Bingbing; Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management, California State University, Northridge




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187Biorenewable Hydrogel Polymers from modified Chitosan: Progress toward three dimensional cell growth scaffoldshydrogel, chitosan, scaffoldBioengineeringHumboldt State UniversitySehawneh, Diana; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Alizadeh, Tara; Undergraduate, biology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Jacobs, Jordan ; Undergraduate, chemistry, Humboldt State University
Ward, Mitchell; Undergraduate, Chemistry, Humboldt State University
Cappuccio, Frank; Chemistry, Humboldt State University




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188EOG Eye Tracker for Computer ControlElectrooculography, ALS, EOGBioengineeringCSU FullertonLarson, Alex; Undergraduate, Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Herrera, Joshua; Undergraduate, Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
O'Bard, Bryce; Graduate, Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton
Mangukiya, Yamik; Graduate, Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton
George, Kiran; Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton




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189Comparing The Ability Of 3D-QSAR and SVM Models To Predict BRAF-V600E and HIV Integrase InhibitorsBRAF-V600E, HIV-Integrase, Machine Learning BioengineeringSan José State UniversityVeerapaneni, Saihitha; Graduate, General Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Desai, Rachana; Graduate, General Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Joglekar, Namrata; Graduate, General Engineering, San José State University
McGee, Francisco; Graduate, General Engineering, San José State University
Rao, Sheela; Advent Engineering Services
Wesley, Leonard; Computer Science, San José State University



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190Measurement of soft tissue thickness using Lβ/Lα ratio in L-shell x-ray fluorescence measurements of lead in bone and soft tissue phantomslead, bone, x-ray fluorescenceBioengineeringCSU FresnoGherase, Mihai; Physics, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Freire-Gama, Andressa; Undergraduate, Physics, California State University, Fresno







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191Development of a Virtual Reality Environment for Upper Limb Rehabilitation for Post-Stroke Patientsmirror neuron, virtual reality, upper limb rehabilitationBioengineeringCSU FullertonAhir, Vishalkumar; Graduate, Mechanical Enginerring, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Faller, K. J.; Computer Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Garrett, N.; California State University, Fullerton
Robson, Nina; Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton





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192Computational Investigation of Nano Fluidic Porous Filled Heat exchangers for ThermalBioengineeringCSU NorthridgeZing, Carlos; Graduate, Mechanical Engineering Department, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Mahjoob, Shadi; Mechanical Engineering Department, California State University, Northridge







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193Assessing lipid accumulation in airway mucosa from patients with chronic rhinosinusitis Antimicrobial Lipids, Innate Immunity, HistochemistryClinicalCSU Los AngelesPollock, Nicolette Pollock; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Alvarez, Sandy; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Lee, Jivianne; Orange County Sinus Institute, SCPMG, Irvine, California
Porter, Edith; Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles





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194Methylphenidate Exposure Early in Development Alters Oxycodone Reward in Male and Female Adolescent RatsAddiction, Ritalin, Animal modelsClinicalCSU Long BeachSollenberger, Nathan; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Manoogian, Adam; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Park, Hyejin; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, Long Beach
Zavala, Arturo; Psychology, California State University, Long Beach





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195 Bicycling for Exercise Helps Retain a Youthful Walking Economy in Older AdultsAgining, Walking economy, Bicycling ClinicalHumboldt State UniversityAslan, Daniel; Graduate, Kinesiology, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Collette, Joshua; Undergraduate, Biology, Humboldt State University
Ortega, Justus; Kinesiology, Humboldt State University






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196ITGA1 is a novel biomarker and therapeutic target for blocking stemness in pancreatic cancer cancer, target, stemnessClinicalCSU NorthridgeKim, Sa La; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Gharibi, Armen; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Brambilla, Daniel; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Adamian, Yvess; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Hoover, Malachia ; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Lin, Joy; Washington University in St. Louis
Agajanian, Megan; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Wolfenden, Laurelin; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Kelber, Jonathan ; Biology, California State University, Northridge
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197Sing or Jam? Density-dependent food competition strategies in Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis)Food competition, Acoustic signaling, BatsComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)Humboldt State UniversityTamura, Shin; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Gotgotao, Jeremy; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Corcoran, Aaron; Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University






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198PPP v.1.0 – Population Genomics Pipeline Platform – A Galaxy based pipeline for model-based population genomicsGenomics, Population genetics, BioinformaticsComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU San MarcosSethuraman, Arun; Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos
Takehara, Shiori; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Lynch, Melissa; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University San Marcos
Hey, Jody; Temple University





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199Mechanism for the Stereoselectivity in Metal-Salen Catalyzed Electroreductive Cyclization Reactionselectrochemistry, density functional theory (DFT), organometallicComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)Sacramento State UniversityBellini, Leonard; Graduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Cihak, Michelle; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Silva, Braden; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Gherman, Benjamin; Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento
Miranda, James; Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento




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200Second-Generation RNA-Protein Statistical Potentials: Additional Refinements by Structure Class and Atom Typestatistical potentials, RNA-protein interactions, dockingComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)San José State UniversitySoshnikov, Artem; Graduate, Chemical Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Kimura, Takayuki; Graduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Rodriguez, Manuel; Graduate, Chemical Engineering, San José State University
Le, Thanh; Graduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Park, Amos; Volunteer at SJSU, Chemistry, San José State University
Yu, David; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Lustig, Brooke; Chemistry, San José State University


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201Simulation of scene perception, navigation and information storage in wood antsMathematical Biology, Simulation, ForagingComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU FresnoMendoza, Austin; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Arevalo, Erik; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno
Lent, David; Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author






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202Optimization of microbiome assembly and binning Microbiome, Metagenomics, BinningComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)San Diego State UniversityPapudeshi, Bhavya; Graduate, Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Matthew Haggerty, John ; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Doane, Michael; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Morris, Megan ; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Beattie, Doug; University of New South Wales, Australia, Biotechnology
Walsh, Kevin; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Gueiros, Genivaldo; Graduate, Computational Sciences, San Diego State University
Edwards, Robert; Computer Science, San Diego State University
Dinsdale, Elizabeth ; Biology, San Diego State University
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203Large scale bacterial phylogenomics for phylogenetic identificationPhylogenomics, Phylogenetics, BioioformaticsComputational (Bio, Chem, Math, Eng, etc.)CSU Long BeachBezayiff, Darrian; Undergraduate, Computer Science , California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Berlemont, Renaud; Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach







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204An aptamer-based sensor for detecting galactose metabolitesChemical imaging, Aptamer-based sensor, Diagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalCSU East BayLuu, Anthony; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Fong, Melissa; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, East Bay
Santos, Andrew; Undergraduate, Health Sciences, California State University, East Bay
Nguyen, Nguyen; Undergraduate, Health Sciences, California State University, East Bay, Presenting Author
Sigua, Levi; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay
Chan, Tracy; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay
Tang, Chenny; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, East Bay
Halim, Marlin; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, East Bay

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205Sensitive Laser-Based Detection of Nicotine and its Metabolites for Secondhand and Thirdhand Smoke Studies laser detection, thirdhand smoke, nicotineDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalSan Diego State UniversityBrown, Mya; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Munshi, Zarina; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Tong, William; Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University






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206The Effects of Sphingomyelin on DNA damage due to UV Radiation in Human Keratinocytes skin tissue, γ-H2AX expression, immunofluorescenceDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalCal Poly San Luis ObispoBanuelos, Leo; Graduate, Biomedical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Graham, Gabriella; Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Laiho, Lily; Biomedical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo






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207Using Synchrotron Radiation As a Tool for Bionanotechnologysynchrotron radiation, nitrogen vacancy center, cancer detectionDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalSan José State UniversityTran, Polo; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Favre, Elena; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Hernandez, Alejandro; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Norlund, Dennis ; Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory
Wolcott, Abraham; Chemistry, San José State University




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208Paper-based point of care diagnostic device design for the quantitative analysis of biological analytesMicroPAD, Point-of-care Diagnostic, MicrofluidicsDiagnostics/Imaging/AnalyticalCal Poly San Luis ObispoLore, Brittany A.; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Strong, E. Brandon; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Thiel, Robert; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Martinez, Andres W.; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Martinez, Nathaniel W.; Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo




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209Protection Generated Against Influenza in Mice Following Vaccination with Liposomes Containing Only Adjuvants and No Influenza Proteinsinfluenza, adjuvant, vaccineDisease (Pathogens)Cal Poly PomonaVillanueva, Paulina; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Guirguis, Fady; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Adler-Moore, Jill; Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona






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210Discovering a mouse model of EMAST, a biomarker of aggressive colorectal cancer in humansEMAST, colorectal cancer, mouse modelDisease (Pathogens)San Diego State UniversityLuu, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Bhaskaran, Nitya; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Mamindla, Priyadarshini; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
McGuire, Kathleen; Biology, San Diego State University





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211Comparing potential cytotoxic effects of autotransporter toxin (Sat) in human uropathogenic E. coli (UPEC) and probiotic strain E. coli Nissle 1917bacteria, toxin, probioticsDisease (Pathogens)Cal Poly PomonaHalsey, Taylor; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author








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212Localization and Function of novel Toxoplasma gondii proteinsToxoplasma gondii , IMC Proteins, CRIPSRDisease (Pathogens)CSU NorthridgeNegrete, Pedro; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Malone, Cindy; BIOLOGY, California State University, Northridge
Bradley, Peter; UCLA






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213Establishing a Biofilm Assay with Mycobacterium smegmatis Innate immunity, Biofilm, MycobacteriumDisease (Pathogens)CSU Los AngelesBerton, Roger; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Setayesh, Maryam; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Mendez, Marlon; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Porter, Edith; Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles





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214Efficacy of a Liposomal Aspergillus Vaccine to Provide Protection Against Mouse and Chicken Pulmonary Aspergillosisaspergillosis, vaccine, liposomesDisease (Pathogens)Cal Poly PomonaReza, Hernan; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Presenting Author
Olson, Jon; Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Griggs, Lisa; Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine
McNamara, Tracey; Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine
Ho, Sam; Molecular Express Inc., Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Adler-Moore, Jill; Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona



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215Proteomic Analysis Identifies Proteins Associated with Synergistic Urease Activity in Polymicrobial Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract InfectionsCatheter-associated urinary tract infections, Urease, Polymicrobial infectionDisease (Pathogens)Cal Poly San Luis ObispoMcCready Reynolds, Shawn; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Mier, Joshua; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Tomanek, Lars; Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Yep, Alejandra; Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo





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216Changes in muscle sensory afferent response to mechanical stimulation following lipopolysaccharide-induced systemic inflammation inflammation, proprioception, muscleDisease (Pathogens)San José State UniversityZaytseva, Dasha; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Padmanabhan, Shreejit; Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering, San José State University, Presenting Author
Criddle, Connor; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Wilkinson, Katherine A.; Biological Sciences, San José State University





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217Physiological role of a Calcium Activated Potassium Channel in Trypanosoma cruziIon channels, calcium, electrophysiologyDisease (Pathogens)CSU FullertonSkorka, Christopher ; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Boktor, Michael; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Jimenez, Veronica; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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2183D reconstruction of the Locus Coeruleus of Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease as a Visualization Tool for Progression Monitoring.Disease (Pathogens)San Francisco State UniversityCastruita, Patricia; Undergraduate, 2015 University of California San Francisco Summer Research Training Program, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Theofilas, Ph.D., Panos; Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco
Ribeiro, Ph.D., Maryana; Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco
Grinberg, MD, Ph.D., Lea T.; Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco





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219 The cell surface adhesin BspC contributes to Group B Streptococcal meningitis Disease (Pathogens)San Diego State UniversityVant Hul, Katilynne N.; Graduate, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Deng, Liwen; Graduate, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Nobbs, Angela H.; Undergraduate, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, San Diego State University
Doran, Kelly S.; Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, San Diego State University





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220Optimizing Methods for the Detection and Enumeration of Vibrio parahaemolyticus, and for the Induction of Cells into a Viable but Not Culturable Stateviable-but-nonculturable, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, flow cytometryDisease (Pathogens)Cal Poly San Luis ObispoMiller, Michael; Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Yeung, Marie; Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo







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221The Use of Drosophila melanogaster as a model to Investigate the Underlying Cellular and Molecular Basis of TBITraumatic brain injury , D. melanogaster , Alzheimer's DiseaseDisease (Pathogens)CSU San BernardinoSilva, Ivan ; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Rai, Taj; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Medina, Pedro; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino
Bournias-Vardiabasis, Nicole ; Biology, California State University, San Bernardino





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222Propionibacterium acnes Alters Lipid Synthesis by Human SebocytesAcne, Metabolite, LipogenesisDisease (Pathogens)Sacramento State UniversitySingh, Shaleni; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Davis, Tyler; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Crawford, Robert; Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento






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223Local Effect of Reactive Oxygen Species on Muscle Spindle Afferent Function in Adult Male Micesensory neurophysiology, exercise, proprioceptionDisease (Pathogens)San José State UniversityKwon, Anthony; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Damani, Milind; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Wilkinson, Katherine; Biological Sciences, San José State University






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224Identification and Characterization of a Minimal Functional Splicing Regulatory Proteinalternative splicing, RNA binding proteins, cloningMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonOntiveros, Robert; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Doan, Justin; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Keppetipola, Niroshika; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton






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225Loss of Lethal Giant Larvae Lgl1 Increases c-Jun Expression and Phosphorylation in Murine Neural Progenitor Cells Lgl, cJun, JNKMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)Humboldt State UniversityOtis, Sharon; Graduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Petersen, Abigail ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Presenting Author
Trzeciak, Jacqueline; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University
Collins, Hannah; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University
Sprowles, Amy; Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University




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226Optimizing and Categorizing the selection for gene amplification mutants in Acinetobacter baylyiAcinetobacter baylyi, Microbial Genetics, Gene AmplificationMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)Sacramento State UniversitySami, Josephine; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Reis, Elizabeth; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Quinones-Soto, Semarhy; Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Reams, Andrew; Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento





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227Expression of a Novel Lactase Gene Found in the Uncultivated Bacterium TM7tm7, lactase, metagenomeMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityGrabski, Paige; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University, Presenting Author
Ghadiri, Farsheed; Graduate, Biology, San José State University, Presenting Author
Cross, Haley; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University
Lee, Becky; Graduate, Biology, San José State University
Romero, Diana; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University
Caldwell, Adam; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University
Pham, David; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University


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228Development of a Genetic System for the Mn(II)-oxidizing Erythrobacter sp. SD21 for Transposon Mutagenesis and Inducible Protein Expressionmanganese, genetic system, transposon mutagenesisMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonHsu, David; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Garoian, Alec; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Johnson, Hope; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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229Ism-1 depletion negatively affects vertebrate hematopoiesiszebrafish, stem cells, bloodMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU ChicoBerrun, Arturo; Graduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author
Laurie, Payton; Graduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico, Presenting Author
Stachura, David; Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Chico






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230Intersection of Genotype and Phenotype: Informing Predictive Modelswhole genome sequencing, phenotypic microarray, bioinformaticsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Diego State Universityde Wardt, Rebecca; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Aguinaldo, Kristen; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Cuevas, Daniel ; Graduate, Computer Science, San Diego State University
Lopez, Tucker ; Graduate, Public Health , San Diego State University
Cavalli, Dominic; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Turnlund, Abigail ; Undergraduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Edwards, Robert; Computer Science, San Diego State University
Dinsdale, Elizabeth; Biology, San Diego State University

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231The role of Type 3 Innate Lymphoid Cell (ILC3) and Interleukin-23 secreting Dendritic Cells during Bordetella pertussis Infection in micepertussis, innate lymphoid cells ILC3, immune response, , Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityNguyen, Alana; Graduate, Biology, San José State University, Presenting Author
Abramson, Tzvia; biology, San José State University







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232Analyzing the phenotypic consequences of knocking out the sma5027 gene in Sinorhizobium melilotiSinorhizobium meliloti, Genetics, Mutant characterizationMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonDillague, Criselda; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Chen, Esther; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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233The role of Cadherin-11 in motility and proliferation of neural crest cellsNeural crest, cadherin, proliferationMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeCamacho, Alberto; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Manohar, Subrajaa; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author







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234Age-dependent Change in Expression of Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor (Bdnf) in the Developing Mouse CerebellumCerebellum, Sexual differentiation, BdnfMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU Long BeachRosales, Yesenia; Undergraduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Mota, Thomas; Graduate, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach
Tsai, Houng-Wei; Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach






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235Cloning and overexpression of SapA protein from various gram-negative pathogensantimicrobial peptides, periplasmic protein, overexpressionMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonDougherty, Maureen; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Ackroyd, Bryony; University of York, United Kingdom
Wilkinson, Anthony; University of York, United Kingdom






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236A novel role for PEAK1 kinase in the tumor-promoting effects of breast cancer associated fibroblastsBreast Cancer, PEAK1, Cancer Associated FibroblastsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeHamalian, Sarkis; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Shisgal, Preston; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Agajanian, Megan; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Kelber, Jonathan; Biology, California State University, Northridge





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237Efficient regulation of gene expression via synthetic bacterial promotersmicrobiology, gene regulation, synthetic biologyMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Francisco State UniversityAviles, Milo; Undergraduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Malinowski, Adam; Graduate, Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Ruegg, Thomas; Joint BioEnergy Institute
Thelen, Michael; Joint BioEnergy Institute
Hillson, Nathan; Joint BioEnergy Institute
Chen, Joseph; Biology, San Francisco State University



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238Elucidation of the molecular mechanisms that underlie neural circuit formationNervous system, synapse, developmentMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityWatters, Katherine; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Varshney, Aruna; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Shankar, Raakhee; Staff, Biological Sciences, San José State University
Magallanes, Khristina; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Madrigal, Angela; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Pollock, Sierra; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
VanHoven, Miri; Biological Sciences, San José State University


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239Development of Pichia pastoris as a model system for Myosin X-induced filopodia formationFilopodia , P. Pastoris, Myosin 10 Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FresnoGuaman Tipan, Pablo; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Gousset, Karine ; Biology, California State University, Fresno







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240Evidence of interspecies DNA acquisition by a naturally competent Acinetobacter baumannii strainAcinetibacter, Klebsiella, Transformation NaturalMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonPlace, Kori; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Traglia, German; IMPaM (UBA-CONICET)
Melano, Roberto; Public Health Ontario Laboratories, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ramirez, Maria Soledad; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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241Using RNA Technologies to Evaluate Host Factors Important in Influenza Replication and Identify New Therapeutic TargetsInfluenza, siRNA, CRISPRMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU San BernardinoThompson, Michael; Graduate, Biology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Newcomb, Laura; Biology, California State University, San Bernardino







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242The effect of macromolecular crowding on the nucleocytoplasmic molecular transport Nuclear Pore Complex, Molecular Crowding, Transport ProteinsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Diego State UniversityTorres-Robles, Sara; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Kumeta, Masahiro; Laboratory of Plasma Membrane and Nuclear Signaling, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto Universi







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243Lipoprotein lipase and Peroxisome proliferator activated receptors (PPARs) mutually regulate each other in THP-1 MacrophagesPeroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors, Lipoprotein Lipase, THP-1 macrophagesMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeChristian, Bryan; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Madhwani, Kimberly Rose; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Medh, Jheem; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge






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244Does subspecific variation correspond to cytotypic variation in the widespread taxon Phlox speciosa (Polemoniaceae)?Phlox, population genetics, polyploidyMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FresnoAguilar-Gutierrez, Estefania; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Waselkov, Katherine; Biology, California State University, Fresno







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245PAX5 adenovirus-induced expression of Mucolipin-2 in human glial and kidney cell linesgene therapy, neurodegenerative disease, ion channelMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonRosas, Lauren; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Cuajungco, Math; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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246Identifying the Roles for the Tomato Tm-2^2 Immune Receptor and 14-3-3 Gene Family in Effector-Triggered Immunity against Tobamovirusesimmune receptor, virus, 14-3-3 proteinsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonSandoval, Carina; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Spencer, Jennifer; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Sobhanian, Soha; Graduate, Biological Scienc, California State University, Fullerton
Sacco, Melanie; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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247Phenotypic evidence of the regulatory role of a sigma/anti-sigma factor pair in Nostoc punctiformesigma / anti-sigma factor, cyanobacteria, Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeAmir Ali, Arsalan; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Rahaman, Sheera; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Fuentes, Nicole; Graduate, Environmental and Occupational Health, California State University, Northridge
Polin, Jenevieve; Staff, Biology, California State University, Northridge
Summers, Michael; Biology, California State University, Northridge




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248C. briggsae hybrid developmental delay is caused by mitochondrial-nuclear mismatchCaenorhabditis briggsae, mitochondria, hybridMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FresnoMontelongo, Morgan; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ross, Joseph; Biology, California State University, Fresno







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249Transcriptional regulation of the tomato H+-ATPase LHA2 by auxin in the control plant growth and developmentPlant, Arabidopsis, HormoneMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)Sacramento State UniversityCourtney, Teo; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Driskill, Justin ; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Keating, Deidre; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Rechlin, Leah; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Phillips, Hannah; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Ewing, Nicholas; Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento



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250The effects of larval exposure to nicotine on development in Drosophila melanogasterDrosophila, nicotine, developmentMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityWong, Lisa; Graduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University, Presenting Author
Okeke, Ifechukwu; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, San José State University
French, Rachael; Biological Sciences, San José State University






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251Testing the DNA binding site recognized by the ChvI response regulator in the nitrogen-fixing bacterium Sinorhizobium melilotiSinorhizobium meliloti, Molecular Biology, Electrophoretic Mobility Shift AssayMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonMendoza Cavazos, N. Carolina; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Chen, Esther; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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252The Effects of Protein Expression Manipulation on Muscle Structure and Function in Inclusion Body Myopathy-3Drosophila, skeletal muscle, myopathyMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Diego State UniversityManalo, Kimberley; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Suggs, Jennifer; Staff; Biology, San Diego State U, Biology, San Diego State University
Melkani, Girish; Graduate, Biology, San Diego State University
Melkani, Anju; Staff, Biology, San Diego State University
Bernstein, Sanford I; Biology, San Diego State University




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253Purifying selection explains the evolution and natural variation of HSPA1A, the major stress inducible gene, in humansnatural variation, heat-shock proteins, selectionMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonOrd, Sara; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Nguyen, Peter; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Nikolaidis, Nikolas; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton






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254Interactions between Apoptosis and Autophagy in Glucocorticoid –evoked death of human leukemic CEM cellsApoptosis, Autophagy, GlucocorticoidsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeZhou, Shuo; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Ortega, Carina; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Medh, Rheem; Biology, California State University, Northridge






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255Wdr68/Dcaf7 is required to stabilize Dyrk1a protein and functionCRISPR/Cas9, proteasome, wdr68 dyrk1aMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU Los AngelesXu, Jingyi; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, Presenting Author
Yousefelahiyeh, Mina; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Yu, Yang; Graduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Alvarado, Estibaliz; Staff, Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles
Nissen, Robert; Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles




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256Comparison of heart function between short-lived and long-lived populations of Drosophila melanogaster Drosophila, evolution, heartMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonFerrer, Claudia; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Shahrestani, Parvin; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton







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257Dephosphorylation of the RNA­ Binding Protein Tristetraprolin by Protein Phosphatase 2A in Lipopolysaccharide­ Stimulated Murine MacrophagesmRNA decay, phosphatase, co-immunoprecipitationMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)Cal Poly San Luis ObispoWampler, Derek; Graduate, Biological Sciences , California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Piñon, Francisco ; Allan Hancock College , Presenting Author
Clement, Sandra; Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo






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258Letrozole Treatment of Adult Female Mice Does Not Result in the Full PCOS Metabolic Phenotype or Decreased Gut Microbial Diversity.16S rRNA , polycystic ovary syndrome , high-throughput sequencingMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San Diego State UniversityTorres, Pedro J.; Graduate, Cell and Molecular Biology, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Skarra, Dana V.; , Department of Reproductive Medicine, UCSD
Anvar, Arya R.; Undergraduate, Department of Reproductive Medicine, UCSD
Thackray, Varykina G., Department of Reproductive Medicine, UCSD
Kelley, Scott T.; Biology, San Diego State University




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259Overexpression of a bacterial efflux pump causing multidrug resistance, reduced motility, and ectopic pole formation in Caulobacter crescentus multidrug resistance, bacterial motility, cell polarityMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU NorthridgeArvizu, Ignacio; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Wolman, Ram; UCSF Medical School
Murray, Sean; Biology, California State University, Northridge






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260Investigating Prg4 regulation in articular cartilage models using a genetic and stem cell-based approachosteoarthritis, stem cell, cartilageMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonDaniels, Ryan; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Cutia, Thomas; Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Smits, Patrick; Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Craft, April; Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA





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261Phenotyping a hybrid Th17-like Treg cell population that arises during whooping chough infection.whooping cough, Th7/regs cells, immune response, , Molecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)San José State UniversityGates, Hillary; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University, Presenting Author
Smith, Andrew A; Graduate, Biology, San José State University
Silva, Elvia; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University
Bui, Khoa; Undergraduate, Biology, San José State University
Abramson, Tzvia; Biology, San José State University




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262Optimization of configurations and chemistries of bridged nucleic acids-containing oligomers as external guide sequences antisense , RNase P, Locked nucleic acidsMolecular Biology (Include Regulation and Genomics)CSU FullertonJani, Saumya; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Jackson, Alexis; Graduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Davies-Sala, Carol; Fundacion Instituto Leloir
Zorreguieta, Angeles; Fundacion Instituto Leloir
Tolmasky, Marcelo; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton




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263Dialkyl Aryl Phosphates: A potential Therapeutic for the Treatment of Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimer's Disease, Therapeutic Drugs, ButyrylcholinesteraseProduct-focused InnovationCSU Long BeachTakenka, Show; Graduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach, Presenting Author
Acey, Roger; Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University, Long Beach







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264Oxytocin administration differentially affects maternal attachment in Sprague-Dawley and Fisher 344social interaction, attachment, oxytocinOtherCSU San BernardinoAldersen, Erin; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Humphrey, Danielle; Graduate, psychology, California State University, San Bernardino
Teran, Angie; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Harmony, Zachary; Graduate, psychology, California State University, San Bernardino





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265Investigation of Blood Cell Populations in the Development and Regeneration of a Colonial AscidianRegeneration, Stem Cells, AscidianOtherCal Poly San Luis ObispoBoyd, Megan; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Balde, Erick; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Medina, Elida; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo






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266Developing Drosophila melanogaster as a model for the identification of environmental chemicals that confer risk to autismDrosophila melanogaster, autism , neurodevelopmentOtherSacramento State UniversityNguyen, Kimberly ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Murphy, Lillian ; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Trafton, Brandon; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Hindi, Zaed; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Ghenta, Kristina; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Lucich, Allicia ; , Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Torres, Christian; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Sidhu, Harjinder; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
Mulligan, Kimberly; Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento
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267The Effect of Cigarette Smoke Exposure on Angiogenic Gene Expression in Chick Embryoscigarette smoke exposure, angiogenesis, gene expression, , OtherCSU StanislausGarcia, Sandra; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Bassi, Mandip; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus, Presenting Author
Diaz, Celeste; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Sosa, Sheila; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Mahloch, Alexis; Undergraduate, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
Thao, My Lo; Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus
An, JungHa; Mathematics, California State University, Stanislaus
Grobner, Mark; Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus

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268Synthesis and Antiproliferative Evaluation of 3-O-Aminoalkyl-5,7,20-O-trimethyl-2,3-dehydrosilibinins in Prostate Cancer Cell Models2,3-dehydrosilibinin, chemical modification, prostate cancerOtherCSU FresnoVue, Bao; Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Vignaue, Andre; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Chen, Guanglin; Staff, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno
Chen, Qiao-Hong; Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno





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269Two Novel Cytotoxic Naphthoquinone-Meroterpenoids Produced by Marine Sediment-Derived Streptomyces CP55-76marine natural prodcuts chemistry, actinomycetes, anticancer drugsOtherSan Francisco State UniversityCampit, Scott; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biology, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author
Bray, Walter; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC Santa Cruz
Lokey, R.; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC Santa Cruz
Valeriote, Frederick; Josephine Ford Cancer Center
Amagata, Taro ; Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University




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270Effect of SSRI expsoure on hippocampal BDNF functioning in adolescent ratsSSRI, western blotting, Sprague-Dawley rats OtherCSU San BernardinoDhargalkar, Janhavi; Undergraduate, Psychology and Chemistry, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Rudberg, Krista; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino
Solis, Alexis; Undergraduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino, Presenting Author
Harmony, Zachary ; Graduate, Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino





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271Tradition, innovation, and challenges in an undergraduate Biomedical Physics program at the California State University, Fresnoundergraduate, medical, physicsProgrammatic (Core, Stem Cell, Bridges, PSM)CSU FresnoGherase, Mihai; Physics, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Huda, Amir; Physics, California State University, Fresno







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272Creating Sickle-Cell Disease and Beta-Thalassemia Cell Lines to Facilitate Testing of Gene Therapy Approaches for Hemoglobinopathiesgene therapy, genome editing, disease modelProgrammatic (Core, Stem Cell, Bridges, PSM)CSU NorthridgeParma, Marie Eloise; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Garcia, Zulema; Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, UCLA
Kohn, Donald; Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research, UCLA






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273Calf Force Production as a Measure of Vessel Remodeling and Vasodilation in a C57 Bl/6 Ischemic Mouse Modelfroce production, microcirculation, cardiovascular diseaseProgrammatic (Core, Stem Cell, Bridges, PSM)Cal Poly San Luis ObispoMagill, Eric; Graduate, BMED, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Presenting Author
Cardinal, Trevor; BMED, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo







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274Defining the membrane topology of transmembrane (TMEM)-163 proteinmembrane topology, fluorescence microscopy, metal transporterProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU FullertonNino, Katia; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Torres, Kyelo; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Rivas, Tiffany; Undergraduate, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Cuajungco, Math; Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton





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275The Terminal Regions of CsgF may be Involved in Binding Protein LigandsCurli, Amyloid, Fluorescence QuenchingProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU San MarcosAranda, Isamar; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Guerrero, Karen; Undergraduate, Cheristry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
De Morais, Rafael Lima; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Assuncao, Davi; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Souza Marimon, Patricia; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Alshulah, Maryam; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Jayasinghe, Sajith; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos


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276Localized motions of residues in TrkB-d5 point to a role for dynamics in binding selectivity and allosteryTrk receptors, NMR spectroscopy, protein dynamicsProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU NorthridgeSurinarintr, Akachai; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Crowhurst, Karin; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge







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277Acidic pH promotes amyloid formation in full-length apolipoprotein A-I and its amyloidogenic mutantsapolipoprotein, amyloid, protein foldingProteins (Include Proteomics)Sacramento State UniversityLee, Tim ; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Nguyen, Nancy; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Roberts, Linda; Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento






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278Investigation of Electron Transfer Systems to Methanogen Protein MM1853, an Oxidoreductase Enzyme involved in Tetrahydromethanopterin BiosynthesisTetrahydromethanopterin, Methanosarcina mazei, MM1853Proteins (Include Proteomics)CSU FullertonPang, Chao; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Gonzalez, Stephen; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
Moscaira, Jose; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton, Presenting Author
Rasche, Madeline; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton





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279Clp senses cyclic di-GMP through its dimerization domainClp, cyclic di-GMP, Xanthomonas speciesProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU FresnoCuriel, Joel; Graduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
An, Dongkuk; Undergraduate, Biology, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Gunasekara, Sanjiva
Youn, Hwan; Biology, California State University, Fresno





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280Use of experimental and computational methods to model increased flexibility and N-terminal structure in the chaperone protein HdeA at pH 2.8HdeA, NMR techniques, computational modelingProteins (Include Proteomics)CSU NorthridgeWidjaja, Marlyn; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge, Presenting Author
Crowhurst, Karin; Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge







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281Stereospecific synthesis of cis-stilbenes from benzaldehydes and phenylacetic acids via sequential Perkin condensation and decarboxylationHDAC inhibitor, cis-stilbene, stereospecific synthesisSynthetic ChemistrySan Francisco State UniversityThompson, Clayton; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University, Presenting Author, Nagel Award Finalist
Orellana, Matthew; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Lloyd, Shannon; Undergraduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University
Wu, Weiming; Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University





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282Towards Understanding of Peroxidation of Mammalian Sterols: Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of 7-Dehydrocholesterol Isomersperoxidation, 7-dehydrocholesterol, microwave synthesisSynthetic ChemistryCSU BakersfieldOlvera, Amanda; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Ramos Flores, Juan; Undergraduate, Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Presenting Author
Muchalski, Hubert; Chemistry, California State University, Fresno






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283Synthesis of an Octavalent Dendrimer for Glycodendrimer Synthesis dendrimer, glycodendrimer, organic synthesisSynthetic ChemistrySacramento State UniversityCerney, James; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
McReynolds, Katherine; Department of Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento







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284Atropisomeric Synthesis of Selective Kinase Inhibitors: A Scalable Solution to a Problem in Drug DiscoveryKinetic Resolution, Kinase Inhibition, AtropisomerismSynthetic ChemistrySan Diego State UniversityCardenas, Mariel; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Dinh, Andrew; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author







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285Polymer Supported Ni­-Salen Catalysts in Mediated Electrohydrocyclization Reactions electrochemistry, catalysis, organic synthesisSynthetic ChemistrySacramento State UniversityClendenin, Brittanie ; Graduate, Chemistry Department, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
Miranda, James; Chemistry Department, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author







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286Structural Optimization of Atropisomeric Pyrrolopyrimidine RET Kinase InhibitorsKinase Inhibitition, Drug Discovery, AtropisomerismSynthetic ChemistrySan Diego State UniversityToenjes, Sean; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author
Nalbandian, Chris; Graduate, Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego State University, Presenting Author







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287Synthesis of a Hexavalent Cellobiose-terminated Glycodendrimer as an Anti-HIV agentglycodendrimer, carbohydrate, organic synthesisSynthetic ChemistrySacramento State UniversityGwarada, Lucia; Undergraduate, Department of Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento, Presenting Author
McReynolds, Katherine; Department of Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento







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288The Microwave Assisted, Gold(I)-Catalyzed Ritter ReactionGold(I) catalysis, Ritter Reaction, MicrowaveSynthetic ChemistryCSU San MarcosAcosta, Sam ; Undergraduate, Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University San Marcos, Presenting Author
Ghasb, Elie; Undergraduate, Chemistry & BIochemistry, California State University San Marcos
Iafe, Robert; Chemistry & BIochemsitry, California State University San Marcos






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289Fine-tuning the Photosensitizer Properties to Improve the Light-driven Activity of Hybrid P450 Biocatalysts Photosensitizer, light-driven , biocatalysisSynthetic ChemistrySan José State UniversityShalan, Hadil; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University, Presenting Author
Colbert, Alexander; Undergraduate, Chemistry, San José State University
Kato, Mallory; Staff, Chemistry, San José State University
Cheruzel, Lionel; Chemistry, San José State University





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