Presentations/Publications 2010

  1. Calderon, N., & Price, J.M. Early Life Predictors of Externalizing Behavior Problems in Childhood. Orally presented at the 2010 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 2010. *Also presented at the Western Psychological Association 90th Annual Convention, Cancun, Mexico, April 2010.
  2. Fredrickson, S., & Brodine, S. Individual and Family Level Influences on Pre-Adolescent Latinas’ Physical Activity Attitudes. Presented at the 2010 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 2010.
  3. Morlett, A., Garcini, L.M., Murray, K., Barnack-Tavlaris, J.L., & E. Klonoff. Reconsidering Ethnic Identity Categories: Differences in Ethnic Identity Indicators among Students Differing in the Use of Broad Versus Specific Ethnic Descriptors. Poster presented at the SACNAS National Conference, Anaheim, CA, October 2010.
  4. Balla, K.M., Lugo-Villarino, G., Spitsbergen, J.M., Stachura, D.L., Hu, Y., Banuelos, K., Romo-Fewell, O., Aroian, R.V., & Traver, D. (July 2010). Eosinophils in the zebrafish: prospective isolation, characterization, and eosinophilia induction by helminth determinants. Blood Journal First Edition paper, 116(19), 3944-3954. Doi:10.1182/Blood-2010-03-267419.  The work for this citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.
  5. Yan, N., Regalado-Magdos, A.D., Stiggelbout, B., Lee-Kirsch, M.A., & Lieberman, J. (September 2010). The cytosolic exonuclease TREX1 inhibits the innate immune response to human immunodeficiency birus type 1. Nature Immunology, 11, 1005-13. doi:10.1038/ni.1941.
  6. Valdez, M., & Wolkowicz, R. Characterization of Alzheimer’s Disease: White Matter Architecture in Subjects with ApoE2 and ApoE4 Genotypes. Presented at the 2010 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 2010.
  7. Vazquez-Hidalgo, E., Torres Barba, D., & Paolini, P. Statistical Analysis of a Contractility Method.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Charlotte, NC, November 12, 2010.

Presentations/Publications 2011

  1. Carmona, E., Banerjee, K.S., & Duran, K.S. Group B Streptococcus Exploits the Extracellular Matrix and Integrin Machinery for Efficient Penetration of the Blood-Brain Barrier. Poster presented at the CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) 23rd Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January 7-8, 2011, Orange County, CA.  *Also presented at the 2011 SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4, 2011.
  2. Banerjee, A., Kim, B. J., Carmona, E.M., Cutting, A.S., Gurney, M.A., Carlos, C., Feuer, R., Prasadarao, N.V., & Doran K.S. (September 2011). Bacterial Pili exploit integrin machinery to promote immune activation and efficient blood-brain barrier penetration. Nature Communications, 2, 462(2011). Doi:10.1038/ncomms1474, www.nature.com/naturecommunications.
  3. Carmona, E.M., Banerjee, A., Kim, B., Cutting, A., & Doran, K.S. The Group B Streptococcal Pilus Adhesin, PilA, interacts with Collagen to Promote Integrin Interaction and Immune Activation.  Poster presented at the Eighth Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Response, September 13-17, 2011, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. *Also presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), November 9-12, 2011, St. Louis, MO.  Awarded Outstanding Poster Presentation in Microbiology.
  4. Carmona, E.M., & Doran, K. The Role of Extracellular Matrix Proteins in Group B Streptococcal Penetration of Host Cell Barriers. Poster presented at the Southern California American Society for Microbiology (SCASM) Student Colloquium, November 2011, San Diego, CA. *Also presented at the CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) 24th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January 5-7, 2012, Santa Clara, CA. **Also orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, March 9-10, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  5. Galindo, C., & Weber, F. Properties of Massive Neutron Stars. Poster presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, October 28-29, 2011, San Jose, CA. *Also presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, March 9-10, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  6. Morlett, A., Garcini, L., Murray, K., & Klonoff, E. Socio-cultural Variables in Youth Access to Tobacco: Changes over the Past 10 Years. Poster presented at the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology, Diversifying Clinical Psychology Reception, Nashville, TN, January 22, 2011. *Also presented at the 2011 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4, 2011. **Also presented at the UC Berkeley Psychology Research Conference, San Francisco, May 2011.
  7. Barnack-Tavlaris, J.L., Garcini, L., Morlett, A., Sotelo, F., Shamp, L., Jensen, J.A., & Klonoff, E.A. Disproportionate Advertising of Birth Control to White Women: What do the Disparities Mean?  Poster presented at the Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 3-6, 2011.
  8. Morlett, A., Lavery, M., & McKee, S. Modeling Stress-Precipitated Smoking Behavior for Medication Development: Carvedilol. Poster presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, October 28-29, 2011, San Jose, CA. *Also presented at the Diversifying Clinical Psychology (CUDCP) conference, January 2012, San Diego, CA.
  9. Navarro, J., & Nosseir, N.  Generation of Lift Force Due to Radial Flow from a Rotating Disc for Application on Microsystems. Orally presented at the 2011 SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4, 2011. *Also presented at the AIAA Region VI Student Conference, San Diego, March 24, 2011.
  10. Ramos, R., & Bernstein, S.  Striated Muscle Dysfunction Associated with Huntington’s Disease Amyloid Accumulation in the Drosophila Model. Poster presented at the 2011 SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4, 2011.
  11. Ramos, R., Kurokawa, C., Melkani, A., Bernstein, S., Ocorr, K., & Bodmer, R.  Exploration of Expanded PolyQ-mediated Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle Defects Drosophila Model.  Poster presented at the 2011 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), St. Louis, MO, November 9-12, 2011. Awarded Outstanding Poster Presentation in Physiology.
  12. Reveles, I., & Nosseir, N. Flow over a Rotating Cylinder. Poster presented at the 2011 SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4, 2011. *Also presented at the AIAA Region VI Student Conference, San Diego, March 24, 2011.
  13. Reveles, I., Garcia, E., Meller, M., & Nosseir, N. Reduced Weight Hydraulic Actuation for Small Mobile Applications. Poster presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, October 28-29, 2011, San Jose, CA. Award for Outstanding Research Contribution and Presentation in Engineering. *Also orally presented at the Rochester Institute of Technology Summer Research Symposium, Rochester, N.Y., August 2011.
  14. Solis, G., & Harrison, C. Optimization of a Home-Built Laser-Induced Fluorescence Detector for Capillary Electrophoresis Separations. Poster presented at the 2011 SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4, 2011.
  15. Solis, G., & Harrison, C. Investigating the Folding and Function of a Fast-Cleaving Artificial Hammerhead Ribozyme. Orally presented at the SPUR Research Symposium, Eugene, OR, August 2011. *Also presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), St. Louis, MO, November 9-12, 2011.
  16. Vazquez-Hidalgo, E., Torres Barba, D., & Paolini, P.J. Statistical Analysis of a Novel Method to Measure Mammalian Neonatal Cardiocyte Contractility. Poster presented at the 2011 SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4, 2011. *Also presented at the annual Conference of Applied Computational Science and Engineering Student Support (ACSESS), San Diego State University Computational Science Research Center, San Diego, CA, March 11, 2011.
  17. Vazquez-Hidalgo, E., Torres, D., & Paolini, P.J. Automation of Cardiocyte Functional Data Analysis.  Orally presented at the 2011 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), St. Louis, MO, November 9-12, 2011.
  18. Torres Barba, D., Vazquez-Hidalgo, E., Bazan, C., & Paolini, P.J. Graphical User Interface for the Analysis of Cardiocytes Functional Data.  Poster Presented at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2011.
  19. Washington, A., Jr., Patel, J., Anipindi, D., van der Geer, P., & Huxford, T. Expression and Purification of a Shc-binding Domain within the Suppressor of T-Cell Receptor Signaling (STS-1) and Proposed Study on STS-1 homolog, STS-2 . Poster presented at the 2011 SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4, 2011.
  20. Washington, A., Jr., Masud, T., & Sekiguchi, J. Examining the Roles of Artemis and ATM in the Post-Cleavage Complex During V(D)J Recombination Using Cell Based Assay.  Poster presented at the 2011 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), St. Louis, MO, November 9-12, 2011. *Also orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, March 9-10, 2012.

Presentations/Publications 2012

  1. Bess, C., Merz, E.L., Malcarne, V.L., Riley, N., & Sadler, G.R. Acculturation, Age, Education, Religiosity, and Subjective Social Status as Predictors of Cancer Fatalism.  Poster presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, March 9-10, 2012, San Diego, CA. *Also presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 9-10, 2012. **Also presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA, April 2012.
  2. Bess, C., Shely, L.K., Basen-Engquist, K., & Carmack, C.L. Healthy Moves to Improve Health and Behavior in Cancer Survivors and their Spouses.  Poster presented at the Summer Research Experience in the University of Texas MD Anderson’s Cancer Prevention Research Training Program, Houston, TX, August 2012.
  3. Bess, C., Tahay, P., Brewster, A., Dong, W., Shen, Y., & Parker, P.A. Demographic Predictors of Initial Interest in Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy among Women with Sporadic Breast Cancer: Preliminary Results. Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), San Jose, CA, November 7-10, 2012. Awarded Outstanding Research Presentation.  *Also presented at the Diversifying Clinical Psychology Conference, Austin, TX, January 19, 2013.
  4. Candido, F., & Ryden, F. Kinect Finger Tracking. Poster presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Seattle, WA, October 11, 2012.
  5. Honaker, L., Iwabuchi, M., Hetu, M., & Tong, W.G. Sensitive Analysis of Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Diseases by Laser Wave-Mixing Detection and Capillary Electrophoresis. Orally presented at the 2012 Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, September 7, 2012. *Also presented as a poster at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Seattle, WA, October 11, 2012.
  6. Morlett, A. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Beliefs about Cancer. Senior Honors thesis, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, May 2012.
  7. Weinberger, A.H., Mazure, C.M., Morlett, A., & McKee, S. (August 2012). Two decades of smoking cessation treatment research on smokers with depression: 1990-2010. Nicotine and tobacco research, 15(6), 1014-1031. Doi: 10.1093/ntr/nts213.
  8. Perez, I., Esquivel, S., Salamon, P., Nulton, J., & Segall, A. Modeling the Bacteriophage Lambda Site Specific Recombination through a Perturbed Systems of Linear Differential Equations. Poster presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science  (SACNAS) National Conference, Seattle, WA, October 11-14, 2012. *Also presented  at the Southern California Conference for Undergraduates Research, Camarillo, CA, November 17, 2012. **Also presented  at the San Diego Microbiology Group Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2013.
  9. Ramos, R., Kurokawa, C., Melkani, A., Bernstein, S., Ocorr, K., & Bodmer, R. Suppression of cardiac defects associated with Huntingtonis disease-causing amyloid in the drosphila heart model.  Orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 9-10, 2012.
  10. Ramos, R., Kurokawa, C., Melkani, A., Bernstein, S., Ocorr, K., & Bodmer, R. Cardiac Amyloidosis and its suppression in a Huntington’s disease model in the Drosophila Heart.  Poster presented at the Experimental Biology 2012, San Diego, CA, April 21-25, 2012.
  11. Reveles, I., & May-Newman, K. Characterization of Pneumatic Artificial Muscles.  Orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 9-10, 2012.
  12. Silva, P., Murawski, N., & Thomas J. Temporal Order Object Recognition in Rats Following Developmental Alcohol Exposure.  Orally presented at the 2012 Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, September 7, 2012.
  13. Vazquez-Hidaldo, E., & Paolini, P.J. Cardiocyte Functional Data Analysis: A Novel Approach.  Poster presented at the Biophysical Society 56th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2012.
  14. Vazquez-Hidalgo, E., Torres, D., & Paolini, P.J. Automation of Cardiocyte Functional Data Analysis using a MATLAB Interface.  Orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, March 2012.
  15. Davis, V., Tejada, R., Alfaro, R., Washington, A., Jr., Kinseth, M., & McGuire, K.  Pro- and Anti-Tumor Immune Responses within a Mouse Model of Colorectal Cancer. Poster presented at the CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) 24th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium, Santa Clara, CA, January 5-7, 2012.

Presentations/Publications 2013

  1. Bess, C. Health Literacy and Cancer Worry among English- and Spanish-Speaking Hispanic Americans.  Poster presented at the 34th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA, March 20-23, 2013. *Also orally presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego,  CA, March 7-9, 2013 .
  2. Bolano, C., Jeffreys, M. Weersing, V.R., & Garber, J. Adolescents’ Coping Strategies and Parenting Behaviors in a Sample of Offspring of Parents with a History of Depression. Orally presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2013.
  3. Yetz, N., Cross, K., Bolano, C., & Murphy, C. Design Fluency, Word Recall, and Odor Identification in a High Anxious Sample. Poster presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 8-9, 2013.
  4. Bolano, C., Jeffreys, M., Weersing, V. R., & Garber, J. Adolescents Coping Strategies and Parenting Behaviors in a Sample of Offspring with a History of Depressed Parents. Poster presented at the University of California, Berkeley Conference, University of California, Berkeley, CA, May 2013.
  5. Bolano, C., Medved, K.V., Cardenas, M., Hodoka, A., & Ulloa, E.C. Family Communication and Filipino-American Young Adults’ Sexual Behavior and Attitudes. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association, Oahu, HI, July 31-August 4, 2013.
  6. Bolano, C., Korelitz, K.E., & Garber, J. Relation Between Children’s Internalizing Problems and Parents’ Perceived Level of Stress: Race as a Moderator. Poster presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), San Antonio, TX, October 2-6, 2013.  *Also presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013.
  7. Candido, F., & Venkataraman, S.  Origami Inspired Design of Stiffened Shell Structures for Aerospace Applications. Poster presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 8-9, 2013.  *Also orally presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013.
  8. Candido, F., Shan, S., & Bertoldi, K. The Design of a Multi-Stable Material. Orally presented at the Harvard University SEAS REU, Boston, MA, August 8, 2013.  *Also presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013.
  9. Honaker, L., Iwabuchi, M., Hetu, M., & Tong, W.G. Sensitive Detection of Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Diseases by Laser Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy and Capillary Electrophoresis.  Poster presented at the 25th Annual California State University Biotechnology (CSUPERB) Symposium, Anaheim, CA, January 3-5, 2013.  *Also presented at the American Chemical Society 2013 National Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, April 7-8, 2013.
  10. Honaker, L., Iwabuchi, M., Hetu, M., & Tong, W.G. Sensitive Analysis of Neurotransmitters by Laser Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy and Capillary Electrophoresis. Poster presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 8-9, 2013.
  11. Honaker, L., Iwabuchi, M., Hetu, M., & Tong, W.G. Sensitive Detection of Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Diseases by Nonlinear Laser Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy. Poster presented at the 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.
  12. Honaker, L., Hellmich, U., Cuenca, L., McArthur, J., & Gaudet, R. It’s Getting Hot in Here: Structural and Functional Studies on Thermo-Sensitive Ion Channels. Poster presented at the Harvard Structural Biology Retreat, Cambridge, MA, July 25, 2013. * Also presented at the Leadership Alliance National Symposium, Stamford, CT, July 27, 2013.  **Also presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013.  ***Also presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013.
  13. Kurashima, K., Miller, F., Frederickson, L., & Kitzmiller, K. Radiation Characterization of a Solar Simulator. Orally presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013. *Also presented at the 2014 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7, 2014.
  14. Perez, I., Esquivel, S., Salamon, P., Nulton, J., & Segall, A. Perturbed System of Linear Differential Equations. Poster presented at the Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 9-12, 2013. *Also orally presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2013.  **Also presented as a poster at the 2013 Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America Southern California-Nevada, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, April 20, 2013.
  15. Perez, I., Jimenez, E.S., & Thompson, K.R. Precursor for a Forward Projection Model Implemented in a Graphics Procession Unit.  Poster presented at the Sandia National Laboratories Internship Conference, Albuquerque, NM, July 2013.
  16. Perez, I., Jimenez, E.S., & Thompson, K.R. A High Performance GPU-Based Forward Projection Radiography Model. Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013.  *Also presented  at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013. **Also presented  at the 2014 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7, 2014.
  17. Quintana, M., Konstandin, M.H., Gastelum, G., Gude, N., & Sussman, M. Influence of Fibronectin on Cardiac Progenitor Cell-mediated Myocardial Regeneration.  Poster presented at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference, Washington, DC, March 1-2, 2013.  *Also presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2013.
  18. Konstandin, M.H., Toko, H., Galtelum, G.M., Quijada, P.J., De La Torre, A., Quintana, M., Collins, B., et al. (May 2013). Fibronectin is essential for reparative cardiac progenitor cell response following myocardial infarction. Journal of Circulation Research, 112(10). Doi: 10.1161/Circresaha.113.301152.
  19. Konstandin, M.H., Volkers, J.J., Collins, B., Quijada, P. Quintana, M., De La Torre, A., Ormachea, L., Din, S., Gude, N., Toko, H., & Sussman, M.A. (August 2013). Fibronectin contributes to pathological cardiac hypertrophy but not physiological growth. Journal of Basic Research in Cardiology. Doi: 10.1007/s00395-013-0375-8. .
  20. Quintana, M., Tacer, K.F., Hao, Y-H., & Potts, R. Examining the Temporal Expression and Regulation of Type I MAGE Proteins in Spermatogenesis. Orally presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013.  *Also presented as a poster at the 2014 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 26-30, 2014.
  21. Quintanilla, C., Feretic, B., Castro, N., Driver, E., Dudley, J., Godfrey, J., & Brasser, S.M. Inactivation of the Interoceptive Insula Suppresses Chemosensory Cue Reactivity to Ethanol Following Chronic Ethanol Exposure. Poster presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2013. Provost’s Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation.
  22. Quintanilla, C.G., Stankiewicz, A., & Zhdanova, I. Age-Related Differences in Adult Neurogenesis in Zebrafish. Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Nashville, TN, November 13-16, 2013. *Also presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013.  **Also orally presented at the 2014 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7, 2014. Undergraduate Research Excellence Award in Recognition of Scholarly Achievement.
  23. Melkani, G.C., Trujillo, A.S., Ramos, R., Bodmer, R., & Berstein, S.I. (2013). Huntington’s disease induced cardiac amyloidosis is reversed by modulating protein folding and oxidative stress pathways in the Drosophila heart. PLoS Genetics, 9(12). doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004024. The work for this citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.
  24. Sanchez, A., & Wang, A. Calibration of a CO2 and pH Sensor: Enabling the Measurement of Blue Carbon Flux. Orally presented at the REU Summer Fellow Presentations, Woods Hole, MA, August 2013.  *Also presented as a poster at the ASLO OCEANS Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2014.
  25. Sanchez, A., & Hovel, K.A. Do Epiphytes Protect Seagrass from UV Radiation? Poster presented at the Western Society of Naturalists Conference, Monterrey, CA, November 2013.
  26. Sanchez, A., & Wang, A. Calibration of a CO2 and pH Sensor. Orally presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013.
  27. Silva, P., Idrus, N., & Thomas, J. Effect of Vitamin D Administration on Cerebellar Purkinje Cells Following Developmental Alcohol Exposure.  Orally presented at the 2013 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7-9, 2013.
  28. Silva, P., Lesiak, A., & Neumaier J. Dreadding  the Neuronal Primary Cilia: Localization of hM4Di. Orally presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013.
  29. Silva, P., Idrus, N., & Thomas, J. Stereological Analysis of Cerebellar Purkinje Cells Following Developmental Alcohol Exposure. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 9-13, 2013.
  30. Soriano, G., Gossweiler, G.R., & Craig, S.L. Force-Activated Molecules in Polymers. Orally presented at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, December 6, 2013.

Presentations/Publications 2014

  1. Bolano, C., Jeffreys, M., Weersing, V.R., & Garber, J. Associations Between Multidimensional Constructs of Psychopathology and Coping in At-risk Youth. Poster presented at the 2014 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7, 2014. Provost’s Award for the Most Outstanding Poster Presentation Across All Categories. *Also presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), San Francisco, CA, May 22-25, 2014.
  2. Bolano, C., Jeffreys, M., Weersing, V.R., & Garber, J. Parenting and Maladaptive Coping in Offspring of Depressed Parents. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies Conference, November 20-23, 2014, Philadelphia, PA. The work for the citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.
  3. Dong, M., Sin, J., Mangale, V., Thienphrapa, W., van Niekerk, J., Ghanim, A., Gottlieb, R.A., & Feuer, R. Coxsackievirus Dissemination and Escape from the Host Neutralizing Antibody Response via Natural Encapsidation. Orally presented at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2014.
  4. Kurashima, K., Isaacs, S., & Yang, R. Charging and Testing Systems for Novel Flat Micro Heat Pipe. Orally presented at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2014. *Also presented as a poster at the Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Los Angeles, CA, October 16-18, 2014.
  5. Manookian, B., Le, V., Soriano, G., Grotjahn, D.B., & Cooksy, A.L. Explicit Vibrational Analysis of the Alkyne-Vinylidene Isomerization on a Heterocyclic Ruthenium Catalyst. Orally presented at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2014. *Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), San Antonio, TX, November 12-15, 2014. Award for Outstanding Poster in Chemistry. **Also orally presented at the 2015 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 6-7, 2015.
  6. Mitchell, J. S., Hernandez, G., Coate, K. C., Kliewer, S. A., & Mangelsdorf, D.J. Regulations of Ca2+ Signaling by Endocrine Fibroblast Growth Factors FGF21 and its Effects on Pancreatic Digestive Enzyme Secretion. Poster presented at the SURF Research Symposium, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, August 2014.
  7. Mitchell, J. S., Hernandez, G., Coate, K. C., Kliewer, S. A., & Mangelsdorf, D. J.  Endocrine Fibroblast Growth Factors eFGFs and Effects on Ca2+ Signaling in ARA42J Cells.  Orally presented at the UCSD Summer Research Conference, University of Califonria, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, August 14, 2014.
  8. Moreno, C., Holden, H.M., Tierney, S., Corey-Bloom, J., & Gilbert, P.E. Verbal Learning and Memory Changes During Premanifest Stages of Huntington’s Disease: Evidence from the California Verbal Learning Test. Orally presented at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2014. *Also orally presented at the 2015 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 6-7, 2015.
  9. Murray, K., Barbour, L., Morlett, A., & Garcini, L. (December 2014). Latinos and political advocacy for cancer control in a U.S.-Mexico border community.  Hispanic Healthcare International Journal, 12(4), 198-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/1540-4153.12.4.198. The work for the citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.
  10. Nowotny, C., & Cannon, S.C. Muscle Fatigue Testing in Mouse Models of Periodic Paralysis. Orally presented at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2014.
  11. Cowles, M.W., Omuro, K.C., Stanley, B.N., Quintanilla, C.G., & Zayas, R.M. (October 2014). COE loss-of-function analysis reveals a genetic program underlying maintenance and tegeneration of the nervous system in planarians. PLOS Genetics. Doi: 10.1371/Journal.pgen.1004746. The work for the citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.
  12. Romero, A., Zubairi, O., & Weber, F. Non-Spherical Models of Compact Stars. Orally presented at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2014.
  13. Sanchez, A., & Hovel, K. Seagrass Soaked in Copper Polluted Marina Alters Community Structure. Orally presented at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2014.
  14. Sanchez, A., & Hovel, K. Effects of Copper from Boat Hull Paint on Seagrass Community Structures. Orally presented at Western Society of naturalists, Tacoma, CA, November 13-16, 2014.
  15. Soriano, G., & Cooksy, A. An Ab Initio Study on the Isomerization of the Cyclooctatetraenyl Radical. Orally presented at the 2014 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 7, 2014. Awarded the President’s Award.  *Also presented at the CSU Student Research Competition, CSU Hayward, Hayward, CA, May 2-3, 2014.
  16. Soriano, G., & Zajac, P. Vibrational Energies and Wavefunctions on a 3D Tonal, Coupled Cluster Isomerization Potential Energy Surface of Cyclooctatetraenyl Radical. Poster presented at the 248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.
  17. Soriano, G., Zajac, P., & Cooksy, A. A theoretical Study on the Isomerization of the Cyclooctatetraenyl Radical. Orally presented at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2014. *Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), San Antonio, TX, November 12-15, 2014. Award for Outstanding Poster in Chemistry.  **Also orally presented at the 2015 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 6-7, 2015. Awarded the President’s Award. ***Also presented at the CSU Student Research Competition, CSU San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, May 1-2, 2015.

Presentations/Publications 2015

  1. Weersing, V. R., Schwartz, K. T. G., & Bolano, C. (August 2015). Moderators and mediators of treatment for youth with depression. In Marija Maric, Pier J. M. Prins & Thomas H. Ollendick, Moderators and mediators of youth treatment outcomes (pp. 65-96). New York: Oxford University Press. The work for the citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.
  2. Shan, S., Kang, S. H., Raney, J. R., Wang, P., Fang, L., Candido, F., Lewis, J. A., & Bertoldi, K. (June 2015). Multistable architected materials for trapping elastic strain energy.  Advanced Materials Journal, 27(29), pp. 4296-4301. Doi: 10.1002/adma.201501708. The work for the citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.
  3. Givens, B., Dong, M., & Doran, K. Mechanism of Group B Streptococcal Entry into Brain Endothelial Cells. Poster presented at the 2015 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 6-7, 2015.
  4. Dong, M., Kim, C. J., Huynh, T., Kaplan, A., & Miller, J. F. Non-lytic Bacteria Egress from Host Cells by Burkholderia. Poster presented at the UCLA SPUR 8-week Poster Session, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 2015.  *Also orally presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 23, 2015.  **Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Seattle, WA, November 11-15, 2015.
  5. Gonzalez, E., Acker, T., Lee, G., Hulce, K., & Craik, C.  Evaluating Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Protease Inhibitors Using Two-Dimensional NMR.  Orally presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 23, 2015. *Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Seattle, WA, November 11-15, 2015.
  6. Mallory, A., & Venkataraman, S.  Automated Finite Element Analysis Model Generation of Composite Bolted Joints Using Python Programming.  Orally presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 23, 2015.
  7. Hussain, S. M., Manookian, B., Fan, W., & Auerbach, S.  Sustainable Production of Biofuel using Zeolite Catalysts.  Poster presented at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Summer REU Poster Conference, Amherst, MA, July 31, 2015.
  8. Manookian, B., Migues, A. N., Fermann, J. T., & Auerbach, S. M. Theoretical Study of Aldol Condensations Catalyzed by Lewis Acid Zeolite Clusters.  Orally presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 23, 2015.  *Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Seattle, WA, November 11-15, 2015.
  9. Mitchell, J.S., Hernandez, G., Colbert-Coate, K., Kliewer, S., & Mangelsdorf, D. Regulation of Calcium Signaling by Endocrine Fibroblast Growth Factors. Poster presented at the 59th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 7-11, 2015.
  10. Moreno, C., Graves, L., Holden, H., Tierney, S., Corey-Bloom, J., Delis, D., & Gilbert, P. Recognition Discriminability Changes During Premanifest Stages of Huntington’s Disease: Evidence from the California Verbal Learning Test. Poster presented at the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology (CUDCP) Diversity Clinical Psychology, Albuquerque, NM, January 24, 2015. Awarded Outstanding Research Poster. *Also presented as a poster at the 2015 Western Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV, April 30, 2015.
  11. Moreno, C. C., Fellows R. P., Shahsavand, S., & Schmitter-Edgecombe, M. Repeated Real-Time Measurement of Cognition Using a Digital N-Back Task: A Pilot Study. Poster presented at the 2015 Summer Research Poster Symposium, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, July 2015. *Also orally presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 23, 2015.  **Also presented as a poster at the Annual Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Washington, D.C., October 29-31, 2015.
  12. Nowotny, C. Design, Expression, and Preparation of an NF-kB p50 Homodimer-GFP Fusion Protein. Orally presented at the 2015 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 6-7, 2015.
  13. Nowotny, C., Zhang, P., Irfanullah, A., Abdulla, F., Nguyen, J., Belcher, J. D., & Vercelloti, G. M. Heme Binding in Recombinant Murine Hemopexin. Poster presented at the University of Minnesota Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program Poster Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, August 6, 2015.  *Also orally presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 23, 2015.  **Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), November 11-15, 2015, Seattle, WA.  Award for Outstanding Scientific Poster Presentation in Biochemistry.
  14. Romero, A., Zubairi, O., & Weber, F. Gravitational Redshift of Deformed Neutron Stars. Orally presented at the 2015 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 6-7, 2015. *Also orally presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Baltimore, MD, April 11-14, 2015.
  15. Romero, A., & Thaler, J.  Jet Physics Measurements on CMS Open Data.  Poster presented at the MIT Summer Research Poster Session, August 6, 2015, Cambridge, MA.  *Also orally presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 23, 2015.  **Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), November 13, 2015, Seattle, WA.
  16. Zubairi, O., Spinella, W., Romero, A., Millenger, R., Weber, F., Orsaria, M., & Contrera, G. (April 2015). Non-spherical models of neutron stars. Solar and Stellar Astrophysics, arXiv:1504.03006v1 [astro-ph.SR] (2015).
  17. Zubairi, O., Romero, A., & Weber, F. (May 2015). Static solutions of Einstein’s field equations for compact stellar objects. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol 615, Conference 1.
  18. Sanchez, A., & Hovel, K.  Copper Contamination Increases Consumption of Epiphytic Algae by Estuarine Shrimp. Poster presented at the 2015 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 6-7, 2015.  *Also presented as a poster at the Southern California Society of Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry (SETAC) meeting, San Pedro, CA, April 21, 2015.
  19. Varnau, G., & Tsvetkov, P.  An Analysis of Micro-Interactions of Alpha Emitters for Target Cell-Level Radiation Treatment Therapies.  Orally presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 23, 2015.