2016-2018

Presentations/Publications 2018

  1. Affan, R.O., Holcomb, L. A., Cruz, S. S., Huang, S., Marinkovic, K. Comparing Spontaneous and Task-related Neural Oscillations in Young Adult Binge Drinkers. Poster will be presented at the 2018 San Diego State University (SDSU) Student Research Symposium (SRS), San Diego, CA, March 2-3, 2018.
  2.     Arroyo, E., Gustilo-Rios, M., Strum, R., Luque, A., Anderson, M., & Baljon, A. Subdiffusive Motion of Phages through Mucus. Poster will be presented at the 2018 San Diego State University (SDSU) Student Research Symposium (SRS), San Diego, CA, March 2-3, 2018. *Will also be presented as a poster at the 2018 American Physics Society (APS), Los Angeles, CA. March 5-9, 2018.
  3.     Arroyo, E., Maguire, L. K., Reskin, S., & Hough, L. FG-Nup Aggregation with Specific Crowding Agents. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  4.     Delgado, D., & Goroma, T. Resource Recovery from Wastewater: The Use of Secondary Effluent for Algal Biomass Cultivation. Poster will be presented at the 2018 San Diego State University (SDSU) Student Research Symposium (SRS), San Diego, CA, March 2-3, 2018.
  5.     Kennedy, M. A., Grunseth, A., Hoang, A., & Sohl, C.D. The expression, Purification, and Characterization of the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase TEK/Tie2. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017. *Will also be presented as an oral presentation at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), San Diego, CA. April 21-25, 2018.
  6.    Kennedy, M. A., Wu, S., Grunseth, A., Hoang, A., & Sohl, C. D. Expression and Characterization of the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Tie2. Poster will be presented at the 2018 San Diego State University (SDSU) Student Research Symposium (SRS), San Diego, CA, March 2-3, 2018.
  7.  Mendoza, L., & Mladenov, N. Applications of in-Situ Fluorescence Sensors for Tracking Wastewater Inputs to Surface Waters. Will be orally presented at the 2018 San Diego State University (SDSU) Student Research Symposium (SRS), San Diego, CA, March 2-3, 2018.
  8.  Mendoza, L., & Mladenov, N. Fluorescence Based Monitoring of Sewage Inputs to Urban Rivers. Poster will be presented at the 2018 American Chemical Society (ACS), New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018.
  9. Sanchez. A. A., & Mladenov, N. Effect of Biofilm Formation on Biodegradable Organic Matter During Ultrafiltration. Poster will be presented at the 2018 American Chemical Society (ACS), New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018. *Will also be orally presented at the 2018 SDSU Student Research Symposium (SRS), San Diego, CA. March 2-8, 2018.
  10.  Songco, J. O., Tariq, M., & Gire, D. Quantifying Sensory Input to Rodents Engaged in Complex Behaviors. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017. *Will also be presented as a poster at the 2018 CSNE REU, Seattle, WA. August 16, 2018.
  11.  Tomassi, N., Hellfeier, J., Luque, A. Modeling Phage Survival in Limiting Bacterial Growth Conditions. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017. *Will  also be presented as a poster at the 2018 SDSU Student Research Symposium (SRS), San Diego, CA. March 2-8, 2018. *Poster will also be presented at the 2018 Experimental Biology (EB), San Diego, CA. April 21-25, 2018.
  12.  Torres Robles, S., Pena Palomino, P. A., Bernstein, S. I., & Huxford. T. Probing UNC-45: HSP83 Protein-Protein Interactions in Vitro. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017 *Will also be presented as a poster at the 2018 SDSU SRS, San Diego, CA. March 2-8, 2018. * Will also be presented at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), San Diego, CA. April 21-25, 2018. *Will also be presented as a poster at the Emerging Researcher National (ERN) Conference in STEM, Washington, DC. February 22-24, 2018.

Presentations/Publications 2017

  1. Affan, R., & Marinkovic K. High-intensity (binge) Drinking is Associated with Altered Neural Oscillations in Young Adults. Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 3-4, 2017. Awarded the Dean’s Award for the College of Sciences.
  2. Affan, R., Tran, T., van der Meij, R., & Voytek B. 1/f Neural Noise and Theta Rhythm in Frontotemporal Cortical Region During Memory Encoding. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017. *Also presented as a poster at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  3. Arroyo, E., & Baljon, A.  Mucus Model.  Orally presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 3-4, 2017.
  4. Arroyo, E., Maguire, L.K., Reskin, S., & Hough, L.E. Nuclear Pore Protein Aggregation Under Crowded Conditions. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017 *Also presented as a poster at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  5. Delgado, D., Wu, X., & Jun, Y-S.  Effects Mn(II) on Surface Chemistry of CEO2 Nanoparticles in Complex Natural Water Systems. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017. *Also presented as a poster at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  6. Avellaneda Matteo, D.A., Grunseth, A.J., Gonzalez, E.R., Anselmo, S.L., Kennedy, M.A., Moman, P., Scott, D.A., Hoang, A., & Sohl, C.D. (2017). Molecular mechanisms of isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 (IDH1) mutations identified in tumors: The role of size and hydrophobicity at residue 132 on catalytic efficiency.  Journal of Biological Chemistry, 292(19), 7971-7983.
  7. Johnson, J., & Cooksy, A.  Theoretical Evaluation of the C4H3 Radical and its Reactions with CO, HCN, O2 and C2H4.  Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 3-4, 2017.
  8. Johnson, J., Tsosie, R., & Rosenberg, E. Selective Extraction of Uranium and Arsenic Using an Aminophosphonic Acid Functionalized Composite Material. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017.
  9. Kennedy, M.A., Grunseth, A., Hoang, A., & Sohl, C.D. The Characterization of the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Tie2.  Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 3-4, 2017. Awarded the Undergraduate Research Excellence Award.
  10. Kennedy, M.A., Grunseth, A., Hoang, A., & Sohl, C.D. The Molecular Characterization of Tie2. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017.
  11. Mallory, A., Ortega, V., & Venkataraman, S. Evaluation of Vacuum Assisted Resin Injection Repair Protocol for Composite Materials. Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 3-4, 2017.
  12. Mendoza, L., & Mladenov, N. Real Time Wastewater Monitoring Using in Situ Fluorescence Spectroscopy. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017. *Also presented as a poster at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  13. Graves, L.V., Moreno, C.C., Seewald, M., Holden, H.M., Van Etten, E.J., Uttarwar, V., McDonald, C.R., Delano-Wood, L., Bondi, M.W., Woods, S.P., Delis, D.C., & Gilbert, P.E. (March 2017). Effects of age and gender on recall and recognition discriminability. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 1-8. Doi: 10.1093/arclin/acx024. The work for this citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.
  14. Sanchez, A.A., & Mladenov, N. Analysis of Organic Compound Permeability Resulting from Ultrafiltration Membrane Fouling. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017. *Also presented as a poster at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  15.  Sanchez, A. A., Wasswa, J., & Mladenov, N. Evaluation of Organic Compound Removal and Permeability in Ultrafiltration as Related to Membrane Fouling. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  16. Songco, J., & Murphy, C. The Role of Gender in Odor Tasks Aimed at Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease.  Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 3-4, 2017.
  17. Songco, J.O., Tariq, M., & Gire, D. Quantifying Sensory Input to Rodents Engaged in Complex Behaviors. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017. *Also presented as a poster at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  18. Tomassi, N., & Luque, A. Modeling Phage Survival in Limiting Bacterial Growth Conditions. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017. *Also presented as a poster at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  19. Torres Robles, S., Pena Palomino, P.A., Bernstein, S.I., & Huxford, T. Probing UNC-45:HSP83 Protein:Protein Interactions in Vitro.  Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017. *Also presented as a poster at the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2017.
  20. Varnau, G., & Tong, W. Sensitive and Selective Detection of Explosives by Nonlinear Optical Laser Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy.  Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 3-4, 2017. *Also presented as a poster at the ACS-West Coast Analytical Chemistry Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 10, 2017.  *Also orally presented as a Senior Thesis at the SDSU Physics Department Senior Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, May 5, 2017.

Presentations/Publications 2016

  1. Affan, R., Huang, S., Andrews, A., & Marinkovic K.  Spectral Exploration of Spontaneous Neural Oscillations in Young Adult Binge Drinkers.  Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016.  *Also presented as a poster at the 2016 Annual Society for Advancement of Chicano/Hispanics and Native Americans n Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 13-14, 2016.
  2. Arroyo, E. & Kim, M-H. Infrared Plasmon Resonance in Black Phosphorus Nanostructures. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016.   *Also presented as a poster at the 2016 Annual Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 13-14, 2016.
  3. Delgado, D., & Garoma, T.  A Novel Water and Energy Saving Strategy – The Use of Effluent for Algal Biomass Cultivation. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016.  *Also presented as a poster at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, March 3-4, 2017, San Diego, CA.
  4. Dong, M., & Doran, K. Role of Autophagy Protein ATG16L1 in Group B Streptococcal Entry into Brain Endothelial Cells. Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4-5, 2016.
  5. Gonzalez, E., & Sohl, C. Unraveling Tumorigenesis: How the Kinetics of Mutant IDH Alter the Tumor Microenvironment. Orally presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4-5, 2016.
  6. Gonzalez, E.R., Matteo, D.A., Gunseth, A., Kennedy, M.A., Anselmo, S., Hoang, A., & Sohl, C.  Mutations Changing Mechanisms: How Tumorigenic Mutations Alter the Function of Isocitrate Dehydrogenase.  Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016. *Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Tampa, FL, November 9-12, 2016. Awarded the Outstanding Poster Presentation in Biochemistry.
  7. Johnson, J., & Rosenberg, E.  Investigations on the Surface Structure and Properties of Magnetite Core-Polyamine Composites on the Nanoscale: Applications to Metal Ion Capture and Recovery.  Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016. *Also presented as a poster at the 2016 Annual Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 13-14, 2016.
  8. Kennedy, M., Anselmo, S., Gonzalez, E.R., Matteo, D.A., Grunseth, A., Hoang, A., & Sohl, C.D. Cancer Mechanisms Uncovered: The Kinetic Differences of the Tumorigenic Mutant IDH1 Enzymes. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016.
  9. Kennedy, M., Anselmo, S., Gonzalez, E.R., Matteo, D.A., Grunseth, A., Hoang, A., & Sohl, C.D.  The Kinetic Differences of the Tumorigenic Mutant IDH1 Enzymes. Presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Tampa, FL, November 9-12, 2016.
  10. Mallory, A., & Venkataraman, S. Automated Finite Element Model Generation of Composite Bolted Joints Using Python Programming. Orally presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4-5, 2016.
  11. Mallory, A., Mello, A., & Sangid, M.  Evaluation of Strain Distortion Correction Protocol using Scanning Electron Microscopy and Digital Imagine Correlation.  Presented as a poster at the Purdue SURF Symposium, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN, August 4, 2016.  *Also orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016. **Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Tampa, FL, November 9-12, 2016. Awarded the Outstanding Poster Presentation in Engineering.
  12. Daley, L., Manookian, B., Alanqari, K., & Cole, T. Synthesis and Application of Novel Phosphonic Acids via Trifluoroborates. Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4-5, 2016.
  13. Daley, L., Manookian, B., Alanqari, K., & Cole, T.  Novel Synthesis of Triffluoroalkylphosphonates via Hydroboration of Vinylprosphonates.  Poster presented at the American Chemical Society National Conference, San Diego, CA, March 15, 2016.
  14. Moreno, C., Graves, L.V., Doyle, K.L., Delano-Wood, L., Bondi, M.W., Woods, S.P., Delis, D.C., & Gilbert, P.E. Recall and Recognition Discriminability in Healthy Aging. Poster presented at the 2016 International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA, February 2016. *Also presented as a poster at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4-5, 2016. Awarded the Provost’s Award.
  15. Romero, A. Numerical Analysis of the Gravitational Redshift and Mass Quadrupole Moment of Deformed Compact Stars. Orally presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4-5, 2016.  *Also orally presented as a Senior Thesis at the SDSU Physics Department Senior Research Symposium, San Diego State University Physics Department, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, April 29, 2016.
  16. Songco, J., & Murphy, C.  Gender Differences in Relation to E4 Allele and Olfactory Event-Related Potentials.  Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016.  *Also presented as a poster at the 2016 Annual Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 13-14, 2016.
  17. Varnau, G., & Kuznetsova, L. AI/SiO2 Metamaterial Microdisks with Hyperbolic Dispersion. Orally presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 4-5, 2016.
  18. Varnau, G., & Haglund, R.  Second Harmonic Generation in Vanadium Dioxide Thin Films. Orally presented at the UCSD Summer Research Conference, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, August 11, 2016.  *Also orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2016. **Also presented as a poster at the 2016 Annual Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 13-14, 2016.
  19. Basa, R. C., Davies, V., Li, X., Murali, B., Shah, J., Yang, B., Li, L., Khan, M.W., Tian, M., Tejeda, R., Hassan, A., Washington, A. Jr., Mukherjee, B., Carethers, J.M., & McGuire, K.L. (June 2016). Decreased anti-tumor cytotoxic immunity among microsatellite-stable colon cancers from African Americans, PLoS One, Doi: 10.1371/Journal.pone.0156660. The work for the citation was accomplished while the student author participated in the MARC program.