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Presentations/Publications 2012:

  1. Bess, C., & Malcarne, V. 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.
  2. Morlett, A. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Beliefs about Cancer. Senior Honors thesis, San Diego State University, June 2012, San Diego, CA.
  3. Barnack-Tavlaris, J.L., Garcini, L., Shamp, L., Morlett, A., Jensen, J., & Klonoff, E.A. (2012, Under Review) Race, ethnic, and gender differences in medication advertising among popular magazines.
  4. Murray, K., Barbour, L., Morlett, A., & Garcini, L. Latinos and Political Advocacy for Health in a U.S.-Mexico Border Community.  Submitted for publication to the Journal of Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education & Practice, 2012.
  5. Weinberger, A.H., Mazure, C.M., Morlett, A., & McKee, S. Two decades of Smoking Cessation Treatment Research on Smokers with Depression: 1990-2010. To be published in the Journal of Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 2012.
  6. 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, March 9-10, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  7. 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, April 21-25, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  8. Reveles, I., & May-Newman, K. Characterization of Pneumatic Artificial Muscles.  Orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, March 9-10, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  9. Vazquez-Hidaldo, E. & Paolini, P.J. Cardiocyte Functional Data Analysis: A Novel Approach.  Poster presented at the Biophysical Society 56th Annual Meeting, February 2012, San Diego, CA.
  10. 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, March 2012, San Diego, CA.
  11. 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, January 5-7, 2012, Santa Clara, CA.
  12. 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, January 5-7, 2012, Santa Clara, CA.

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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 poster 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. (2011). Bacterial Pili Exploit Integrin Machinery to Promote Immune Activation and Efficient Blood-brain Barrier Penetration. Nature Communications, September 6, 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.  Award for 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 Poster 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 SDSU 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 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. Award for 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.
  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 2011 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,

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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 orally 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. (2010). Eosinophils in the Zebrafish: Prospective Isolation, Characterization, and Eosinophilia Induction by Helminth determinants. Blood Journal First Edition paper, prepublished online August 2010; doi:10.1182/Blood-2010-03-267419.A
  5. Yan, N., Regalado-Magdos, A.D., Stiggelbout, B., Lee-Kirsch, M.A., & Lieberman, J. (2010). The Cytosolic Exonuclease TREX1 Inhibits the Innate immune Response to Human Immunodeficiency Virus 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 2009:

  1. Akre, E. & Ulloa, E.  How Gender Interacts with the Relationship Between Authoritarian Parenting and Teen Relationship Violence.  Orally presented at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009.
  2. Akre, E., Hokoda, A., & Ulloa, E.  The Effects of Various Psycho-Social Factors on the Adherence of Antiretroviral Medications.  Orally presented at the SDSU Colloquium in Biomedical Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, May 1, 2009.
  3. Akre, E. Relationship Conflict and Potential Mediators for Sexually Transmitted Infections. Annual Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentation, San Diego State University, San Diego, May 15, 2009.
  4. Calderon, N. & Cronan, T. Demographic Characteristics as Predictors of the Likelihood of Hiring a Health Care Advocate Among Two Age Groups.  Poster presented at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009. *Also presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Portland, OR, April 2009.
  5. Calderon, N. & Cronan, T. Children in Foster Care: The Effects of Type of Placement on Externalizing Behavior Problems. Presented at the 2009 SDSU MARC Research Forum, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 2009.
  6. Felix, G. & Perrault, J. Characterizing the Growth Profile of a Mutant Vesicular Stomatitis Virus. Orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, February 13, 2009. *Also presented as a poster at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009.
  7. Fredrickson, S. & Brodine, S. Community Based Parasitic Screening and Treatment of Sudanese Refugees.  Orally presented at the Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009.  University President’s Award Winner for Outstanding Oral Presentation. *Also orally presented at the California State University Research Competition, CSULA, in Los Angeles, CA, May 1-2, 2009.  Second place award winner in Life Sciences.
  8. Fredrickson, S. & Brodine, S. Recommendations to Improve Referral to and Utilization of Early Intervention Services for Young Children in Foster Care. Presented at the Harvard Medical School-Catalyst, Boston, MA, August 2009.
  9. Hale, I., Lipson, D.A.  Patterns and Controls of Microbial Activity in the Coastal Sage Scrub Community of Mission Trails Regional Park.  Orally presented at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009. *Also orally presented at the Colloquium in Biomedical Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 2009. *Also orally presented at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC), Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA, April 2009.
  10. Gilbert, P.E., Pirogovsky, E., Brushfield, A.M., Luu, T.T., Tolentino, J.C., & Renteria, A.F. (2009). Age-related changes in associative learning for olfactory and visual stimuli in rodents.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1170, 718-724.A
  11. Olson, L.A.  Brain Pathway Activation in Reactive Aggressive Male Youth in Response to Emotional Stimuli. Annual Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentation, San Diego State University, San Diego, May 15, 2009.
  12. Sadeh, N., Verona, E., Jaydani, S., & Olson, L. (2009).  Examining psychopathic tendencies in adolescence from the perspective of personality theory. Aggressive Behavior, 35, 399-407.A
  13. Olson, L. A., Nelson, L., Bernat, E., & Patrick, C. J. Indexing cognitive control processes using Task-Switching Stroop and Event-Related potential. Poster presented at the Society of Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany, October 2009.A
  14. Regalado-Magdos, A. & Wolkowicz, R.  Expression of a Random Peptide Library in the Nucleus and Cytoplasm of Mammalian Cells as a Screen for Factors that Block Infection of HIV.  Poster presented at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009.
  15. San Pedro, M., Maloy, S., & Perez, G., & Lembotski, C.  The Dominant-negative Effect of Derlin-3.  Poster presented at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009. *Also orally presented at the SDSU Colloquium in Biomedical Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, May 2009.
  16. San Pedro, M., Maloy, S., & Perez, G., & Glembotski, C.  Analyzing the Dominant-negative Effect of Derlin-3.  Orally presented at the MARC Student Presentations, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, May 8, 2009.
  17. Belmont, P.J., Chen, W.J., San Pedro, M.N., Thuerauf, D.J., Gellings Lowe, N., Guide, N., Hilton, B., Wokowicz, R., Sussman, M.A., & Glembotski, C.C. (November 2009). Roles for Endoplasmic Reticulum-associated Degradation and the Novel Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response Gene Derlin-3 in the Ischemic Heart. Circ Res. 106(2), 307-12. PubMedID: 19940266.A
  18. Valdez, M. & Wolkowicz, R.  Elucidating the Function of Alternative Reading Frame Protein (ARFP) in HCV.  Orally presented at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009.
  19. Valdez, M. & Wolkowicz, R. p120-Catenin: Defining the Regulatory Component of Adherens Junctions at Cell-cell Contacts.  Presented at the Stanford Summer Research Program, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, June 2009.

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Presentations/Publications 2008:

  1. Akre, E., Gomez, J., Hokoda, A., & Ulloa, E.  Examining Exposure to Violence, Depression and Teen Relationship Violence in Mexican Adolescents: A Mediation Model.  Poster presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 2008. *Also presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Irvine, CA, April 2008.
  2. Belfy, J., Akre, E., Hokoda, A., & Ulloa, E.  Peer and Personal Norms in Relation to Teen Relationship Violence.  Poster presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 2008. *Also presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA, August 2008.
  3. Akre, E., Hokoda, A., & Ulloa, E. Depression Mediating the Relationship between Harmful Family Influences and Adolescent Dating Violence. Presented at the International Violence Abuse and Trauma Conference, San Diego, CA, September 2008.
  4. Akre, E.   Psycho-social Factors and their Effects on Non-adherence to Antiretroviral Medications.   Poster presented at the Howard University PUR Conference, Washington, DC. *Also presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Orlando, FL, November 2008.
  5. Akre, E., Hokoda, A., & Uloa, E. How Gender Interacts with Authoritarian Parenting and Teen Relationship Violence. Presented at the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR, April 2009. *Also presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA February 2009. *Also presented at the 8th Annual California Council on Family Relations Conference, San Diego, CA, March 2009.
  6. Altarejos, I., & Klonoff, E.  Sexist and Racial Discrimination as Predictors to Psychiatric Symptoms among Female College Students.  Annual Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentation, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, April 28, 2008.
  7. Altarejos, I., Jualo, C., Veley, I., Vaden, Y., Adams-Simms, D., Corral, I., Landrine, H., & Roesch, S.  Ethnic Discrimination as Predictors to Psychiatric Symptoms among Female College Students.  Annual Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentation, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, April 18, 2008.
  8. Calderon, N. & Cronan, E. Loneliness and Psychological Adjustment in College Students: Is there Evidence of Spirituality as a Mediator? Presented at the CIC/SROP Summer Research Conference, East Lansing, MI, July 2008. *Also presented at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Salt Lake City, UT, October 2008. *Also presented at the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology (CUDCP) Midwinter Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, January 2009.
  9. Fredrickson, S. & Brodine, S. Community Based Parasitic Screening and Treatment of Sudanese Refugees: Lack of Loa loa Co-Infection and Implications for Treatment. Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Orlando, FL, November 2008.
  10. Fredrickson, S. & Brodine, S. Surveillance and Diagnosis of Schistosomiasis and Strongyloidiasis in Sudanese Refugees. Presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Orlando, FL, November 2008. *Also presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 2009. *Also presented at the California State University Research Competition, Los Angeles, CA, May 2009.
  11. Kleiman, E., Guerrero, L.G., Gonzales, F. & Paolini, P.  Calcium Pathway Gene Expression Changes Produced by Rosiglitazone in the Neonatal Rat Cardioctye Cell Calcium.  Manuscript submitted for publication.
  12. Hale, I.M., Mauritz, M., & Lipson, D.A. Effects of Invasive Plants on Coastal Sage Scrub Soil and Microbial Communities of Mission Trails Regional Park. Orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 2008. *Also a poster presented at the 2008 ESA Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, August 2008.
  13. Hale, I.  The Interaction of Biological Control Agents of Diffuse and Spotted Knapweed.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Orlando, FL, November 2008.
  14. Luu, T., Brushfield, A., Pirogovsky, E. & Gilbert, P.E. Age-related Changes in Associative Memory using a Rodent Model. Orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, February, 2008.
  15. Luu, T.T., Tolentino, J.C., Diaz, T., Brown, E., Gilbert, P.E. The Effects of Normal Aging on Temporal Order memory for Fixed Sequences.  Orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 2008.
  16. Brushfield, A.M., Luu, T., Callahan, B., & Gilbert P.I.  A Comparison of Discrimination and Reversal Learning for Olfactory and Visual Stimuli in Aged Rats.  Behavioral Neuroscience, 122:54-62, 2008.
  17. Olson, L.A., & Frank, G.K. Reactive Aggressive Brain Pathways in Male Adolescents. Invited lecture for Adolescent and Adult Development course at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 2008.
  18. Olson, L.A., Sadeh, N., Verona, E.  Psychopathic Traits in Treatment-Referred and Community Adolescents: Validity of a Normal Personality Measure of Psychopathy.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Irvine, CA, April 2008.
  19. Olson, L.A., Nelson, L., & Patrick C.J. Indexing Cognitive Control Processes Using Event-Related Potentials.  Slide presentation at the University of Minnesota Research Experience for Undergraduate Symposium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, July 2008. *Also presented at the CIC Conference, East Lansing, MI, July 2008. *Also presented as a poster at the University of Minnesota All Programs Undergraduate Symposium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, August 2008. *Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Orlando, FL, November 2008. *Also presented as a poster at the 2009 Student Research Symposium (SRS), San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009. University Provost’s Award Winner for Outstanding Poster Presentation.
  20. Olson, L.A., Nelson, L., & Patrick, C.J.  ERP and Task-switching Stroop Task.  Roundtable presentation at the CIC Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, July 2008.
  21. Olson, L.A., Vaculikova, L., Papaj, A., & Frank, G.K.W.  Reactive Aggressive Youth Brain Activation in Response to Visual Stimuli. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA, August 2008. *Also a presented as a poster at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2008. *Also presented at the 2009 Diversifying Clinical Psychology Reception, Albuquerque, NM, January 2009.
  22. Frank, G.K., Olson, L.A., Papaj, A., & Vaculikova, L. Brain Pathways in Impulsive Aggressive Male Youth in Relation to Measures for Aggression.  Poster presented at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2008.
  23. Olson, L.A.  Indexing Cognitive Control Processes During a Stroop Task Using Event-related Potentials.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Orlando, FL, November 2008. *Also presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 2009.
  24. Romo-Fewell, O., Ribosomal RNA Production is Up-regulated in E.Coli in Response to Expression of Exogenous Genes that Contain the Rare Arg codons AGA/AGG.  Poster presented at the 3rd University of Puerto Rico at Humacao’s McNair Research Symposium, San Juan, PR, May 2008. *Also presented as a poster at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Sciences (SACNAS).  Salt Lake City, UT, October 11, 2008.
  25. Romo-Fewell, O., Love, J., & Lugo-Villarino, G. The Isolation and Characterization of Eosinophils in the Zebrafish.  Poster presented at the University of California, San Diego Summer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, August 2008. *Also orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, February 13, 2009. *Also orally presented at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009.
  26. San Pedro, M., Perez, G., & Maloy, S.  The Superinfection Exclusion Mechanism of the SieA Protein.  Poster presented at the San Diego State Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 2008.
  27. San Pedro, M., Bhatnagar, A., Ozdemir, E., & Rose, D.W.  The Role of Oct-1 in Inflammation.  Orally presented at the UCSD Summer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, August 2008.
  28. Valdez, M. & Wolkowicz, R.  Elucidating the Function of Alternative Reading Frame Protein (ARFP) in HCV.  Orally presented at the 2008 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, July 2008. *Also orally presented at the 2009 Student Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, February 27-28, 2009.

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Presentations/Publications 2007:

  1. Akre, E., Hodoka, A., Ulloa, E. Examining Authoritarian Parenting, Depression, and Teen Relationship Violence in Mexican Adolescent.  Poster presented at the UCSD Summer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, August 2007.
  2. Akre, E., Valenzuela, G., Reed, H. Examining Authoritarian Parenting, Peer Influences and Teen Relationship Violence in Mexican Adolescents.  Poster presented at the 21st International Violence Abuse and Trauma Convention, San Diego, CA, September 2007.
  3. Altarejos, A., Brodsky, A.E., Carrillo, A. & Welsh, E.  The Components and Process of Resilience among the Members of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA).  Poster presented at the Leadership Alliance Symposium, Stamford, CT, July 28, 2007. *Also presented at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Summer Undergraduate Research Fest, Baltimore, MD, August 8, 2007. *Also presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Austin, TX, November 7-10, 2007.
  4. Altarejos, I., Jualo, C., Veley, I., Vaden, Y., Adams-Simms, D., Corral, I., Landrine, H. & Roesch, S.  Ethnic Discrimination, Tobacco Availability, and Smoking among African-Americans.  Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, August 17-20, 2007. *Also orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, March 21 2008.
  5. Arroyo, A., Mecadon, K., Edwards, R., Rohwer, F. & Salamon, P.  Using GoogleranksTM for Phage Phylogeny.  Oral presentation at the Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April, 20, 2007.
  6. Roch, M.A., Hurtig, R.R., Huang, T., Liu, J. & Arteaga, S.M.  Foreground Auditory Scene Analysis for Hearing Aid.  Pattern Recognition Letters, 28(11), 1351-1359, August 2007.A
  7. Devos, T. & Cruz Torres, J.A. Implicit Identification with Academic Achievement among Latino College Students: The Role of Ethnic Identity and Significant Others. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 29(3), 293-310, September 2007.A
  8. Guerrero, L.G., Gonzales, F., Gebresenbet, K., Kleiman, E., Nemeth, M., Torres, D. & Poalini, P.  Calcium Pathway Gene Expression Changes Produced by Rosiglitazone in the Neonatal Rat Cardiocyte.  Oral presentation at the Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 20, 2007. *Also orally presented at San Diego State University MARC Forum, October 19, 2007.
  9. Guerrero, L.G., Gonzales, F., Gebresenbet, K., Kleiman, E., Nemeth, M., Torres, D. & Poalini, P.  Gene Expression Changes Produced by Rosiglitazone in the Neonatal Rat Cardiocytes:  Assessment By Microarray and RT-PCR Methods.  Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum October 19, 2007
  10. Guerrero, L.G., LeRoch, K., Ponts, N. & Prudhomme, J.  Histone Regulation During the Cell Cycle of the Human Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Austin, TX, November 7-10, 2007.
  11. Tong, W., Ibarra, Y.M. & Lodish, H.F.  Signals Emanating from the Membrane Proximal Region of the Thrombopoietin Receptor (mpl) Support Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-renewal.  Experimental Hematology, 35(9), 1447-1455, September 2007.A
  12. Kasthuri, E., Malcarne, V.L., Clark, K., Loscalzo, M., Zabora, J., Brintzenhofsezoc, K. & Sadler, G.R.  Psychiatric Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients as a Function of Gender and Ethnicity.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC, March 2007.
  13. Kasthuri, E., Malcarne, V.L., Clark, K.L., Loscalzo, M., Zabora, J., Brintzenhofeszoc, K. & Sadler, G.R.  Cancer-Related Problems, Psychological Distress, Age, and Ethnicity in Breast Cancer Patients.  Oral presentation at the Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 20, 2007.
  14. Kasthuri, E., Malcarne, V.L., Sadler, G.R., et al.  Cancer-related problems, Psychological Distress, and Ethnicity in Breast Cancer Patients.  Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, Canada, May 2007.
  15. Kasthuri, E., Malcarne, V.L., Clark, K.L., Loscalzo, M., Zabora, J., Brintzenhofeszoc, K. & Sadler, G.R.  Cancer-related Problems and Psychological Distress in Breast Cancer Patients: Relationships to Ethnicity, Gender and Age.  Senior Honors thesis manuscript in preparation, May 2007.
  16. Larrosa, C. & Venkataraman, S.  Frequency Effect on Flapping Flight Aerodynamic Force Production.  Oral presentation at the Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 20, 2007. *Also presented at the AIAA Student Meeting, San Jose, CA, April 2007.
  17. Luu, T.T., Pirogovsky, E., & Gilbert, E., Age-Related Changes in Contextual Associative Learning.  Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 89, 81-85, October 2007.
  18. Luu, T.T., Pirogovsky, E., Fellman, D., Gilbert, P.E. Age-related Changes in Associative Memory for Context Using a Rodent Model.  Presented at the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, November 3-7, 2007.
  19. Marquez, A. & Twenge, J.  The Mediation of the Social Rejection-Aggression Relationship.  Poster presented at the Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 20, 2007.
  20. Ayala, G.X., Mickens, L.K. & Elder, J.P.  Acculturation and Body Image Perception Among Latino Youth.  Ethnicity and Health, 12(1), 21-41, January 2007. A
  21. Vaculikova, L., Papaj, A., Olson, L.A., & Guido, F., & Frank, G. K.  Brain Pathway Activation in Reactive Aggressive Youth in Response to Threatening and Fear Inducing Visual Stimuli.  Orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum November 30, 2007. *Also presented as a poster at the Stanford Undergraduate Research Conference, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, May 2008.
  22. Olson, L.A., Obendorfer, T., & Frank, G.K. Reactive aggressive youth activation is increased in response to emotional faces but reduced during an impulsivity task. Orally presented at the MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, California, November 2007. *Also orally presented at the Society of Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, California, November 2007. *Also a press Conference. Society of Neuroscience Meeting 2007, San Diego, California. *Also presented as a poster at the 2008 Diversifying Clinical Psychology Reception, San Antonio, TX, January 2008. *Also orally presented at the San Diego State University Student Research Symposium, San Diego, California, February 2008. *Also presented as a poster at the Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 2008.
  23. Olson, L.A., Sadeh, N., & Verona, E. Psychopathic traits in treatment-referred and community adolescents: Reliability and validity of two measures. Roundtable presentation. 2007 CIC Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. *Also orally presented 2007 University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Summer Research Opportunities Program Symposium, Champaign, Illinois, July 2007.
  24. Rodriguez, R.A., Pan, P-S., Pan, C-M., Ravula, S., Lapera, S., Singh, E.K., Styers, T.J., Brown, J.D., Cajica, J., Parry, E., Otrubova, K. & McAlpine, S.R.  Synthesis of Second-Generation Sansalvamide A Derivates: Novel Templates as Potential Antitumor Agents.  Journal of Organic Chemistry, 72(6), 191-2002, February 2007.A
  25. Romo-Fewell, O. Chemical Studies Towads the Total Synthesis of Micromide.  Orally presentated at the University of California, San Diego McNair Summer Internship Program, San Diego, CA, August 2007.  *Also presented as a poster at the American Chemical Society Western Regional Meeting, Frontier in Chemistry, Biopharmaceuticals & Biotechnology, San Diego, CA, October 2007. *Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Austin, TX, November 2007.
  26. Romo-Fewell, O., Bergdahl, M., Nevchas, I., Jian, C., Cummins, T., Stieler, M. & Widjaja, A.  Chemical Synthesis Towards Micromide.  Orally presented at the University of California, San Diego McNair Summer Intership program, San Diego, CA, August 17, 2007. *Also presented as a poster at the American Chemical Society Western Regional Meeting.  Frontiers in Chemistry, Biopharmaceutical & Biotechnology. San Diego, CA, October 11, 2007. *Also presented as a poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Austin, TX, November 7-10, 2007.
  27. Vaden, Y. & Klonoff, E.A.  Risk and Protective Factors of Physical Aggression in Adolescents:  A Path Analysis.  Oral presentation at the Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 20, 2007.
  28. Virgen R., Sean, P. & Semler, B., Cis-acting Determinates in Copxsackievirus Protein Synthesis.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Austin, TX, November 7-10, 2007.   Award winner. *Also orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, September 21, 2007.
  29. Weissmiller, A., Patterson, M. & Love, J.  Exploring the Biophysical Properties of Fibril Forming Proteins and their Inhibitors. Oral presentation at the Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 20, 2007.

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Presentations/Publications 2006:

  1. Arroyo, A., Glatzel, L., Irazoque, C. & Salamon, P.  Using Googleranks for Phage Phylogeny.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 21, 2006.
  2. Arteaga, S. & Roch, M.  Male and Female Classification for Real-time Frequency Compression in Next Generation Hearing Aids.  Oral presentation at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 21, 2006.  Oral presentation awarded third place in the Engineering and Physical Science category.
  3. Avila, P. & Rose, D.  The Production of SNAP-tag Fusion for Intracellular Protein Labeling.  Oral presentation at the SDSU MARCH/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, March 24, 2006.
  4. Avila, P., Hill, A. & Walsh, C.  Refining a Locus for Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia 3: A Human Genetics Linkage Inquiry.  Poster presented at the Leadership Alliance Conference, Washington, DC, July 2006. *Also presented at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Sciences (SACNAS), Tampa, FL, October 2006. *Presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA, November 8-11, 2006. *Presented at the Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 20, 2007.
  5. Emerson, M., Malcarne, V. & Sadler, G.  Fatigue and Coping Strategies in African American Cancer Survivors.  Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, March 24, 2006. *Also poster presented at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 21, 2006.
  6. Emerson, M., Sadler, G.R., Ko, C.M., Malcarne, V.L., & Hawes, S. Coping with Post-treatment Fatigue in African American Cancer Survivors.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Education, San Diego, CA, October 2006.
  7. Guerrero, L.G., Paolini, P., Gonzales, F., Torres, D. & Kleiman, E.  Calcium Pathway Gene Expression Changes Produced by Rosiglitazone in Neonatal Rat Cardiomyocyte. Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA, November 8-11, 2006.
  8. Jimenez, S. & May-Newman, K.  Integration of a Pulsatile LVAD into a Mock Circulation.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 21, 2006.
  9. Jimenez, S., Enriquez, L. & May-Newman, K.  The Effects of Aortic Incompetence on Cardiovascular Pressure and Flow During Pulsatile LVAD Use.  Poster presented at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Sciences (SACNAS), Tampa, FL, October 2006.
  10. Kasthuri, E.A., Malcarne, V.L., Clark, K.L., Loscalzo, M., Zabora, J., Brintzenhofeszoc, K. & Sadler, G.R.  Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients as a Function of Gender and Ethnicity.  Oral presentation at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA, November 8-11, 2006.
  11. Kasthuri, E.A., Sadler, G.R., Martinez, D.A., Mortimer, J.E., Clark, K.L., LaHousse, S.F. & Malcarne, V.L.  Sexual Functioning in Women Receiving Adjuvant Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Education, San Diego, CA, October 2006.
  12. Larrosa, C. & Venkataraman, S.  Preliminary Investigations for Experimental Optimum Design of Passively Tailored Elastic Wing for a Biomimetic Flapping Wing MUAV.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 21, 2006.  Poster awarded Third Place in the Physical Sciences category.
  13. Marquez, A. & Twenge, J.  Social Rejection and Positive Mood Boosting.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 21, 2006. *Also presented at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Sciences (SACNAS), Tampa, FL, October 2006. *Also presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA, November 8-11, 2006.
  14. McDonald, R.Z. & Feeney, A.  Structural Components of ITK. Poster presented at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 21, 2006.  Poster awarded second place in the Biology category. *Also orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, May 5, 2006.
  15. Watson, L.C., Moffatt-Blue, C.S., McDonald, R.Z., Kompfner, E., Ait-Azzouzene, D., Nemazee, D., Theofilopoulos, A.N., Kono, D.H. & Feeney, A.J.  Paucity of V-D-D-J Rearrangements and VH Replacement Events in Lupus Prone and Nonautoimmune TdT-/- and TdT+/+ Mice. The Journal of Immunology, 177(2), 1120-1128, July 2006.
  16. McNamara-Schroeder, K., Olonan, C., Chu, S., Montoya, M.C., Alviri, M., Ginty, S., & Love, J.J. DNA Fingerprint Analysis of Three Short Tandem Repeat (STR) Loci for Biochemistry and Forensic Science Laboratory Courses.  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, (34)5, 378-383, Sept./Oct. 2006.
  17. Osher, O.B., Tong, W.G. & Atherton, A.A.  Ultrasensitive Laser Wave-Mixing Detection Method for Protein Microarrays. Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA, November 8-11, 2006. *Also poster presented at the American Chemical Society Western Regional Conference, San Diego, CA, October 10, 2007.
  18. Rodriguez, R. & McAlpine, S.  Potent Antitumor Agents:  Sansalvamide A Derivatives.  Poster presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2006. *Also poster presented at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 21, 2006.  Poster awarded first place in the Physical Science category. *Also orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, May 5, 2006.
  19. Thomas, J.S., Ahmet, K., Rodriguez, R., Brown, J.D., Cajica, J., Carroll, C.L., Pan, P-S, Medina, I., Corral, R., Johnston, J.V.C., Parry, E., Lapera, S., Otrubova, K., McGuire, L. & McAlpine, S.R.  Synthesis of Sansalvamide A Derivatives and their Cytotoxicity in Colon Cancer Cells Line HT-29.  Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 14(16), 5625-5631, August 2006.
  20. trubova, K., Styers, T.J., Pan, P-S., Rodriguez, R., McGuire, K.L. & McAlpine, S.R.  Synthesis and Novel Structure-activity Relationships of Potent Sansalvamide A Derivatives.  Chemical Communications, 37(29), 1033-1034, July 2006.
  21. Vaden, Y.L., Rollock, D. & Moore, D.L.  Elements of Socialization to Race Related Police Contact.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA, November 8-11, 2006.
  22. Vaden, Y.L., Viallta, I.K., Frederick, H. & Cronan, T.A.  The Effects of Ethnicity on Mammography Use.  Poster presented at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Sciences (SACNAS), Tampa, FL, October 2006.
  23. Weissmiller, A., & Love, J. Optimization of Lipid Extraction from EscherichiaColi.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, April 2006.
  24. Weissmiller, A., Teodoro, R., & Schwarz, T. The Joy of Secs’: Identifying New Genes that Interact with the Exocyst Complex in Drosophila.  Oral presentation at the Harvard Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Progra, Boston, MA, August 2006.
  25. Weissmiller, A., Teodoro, R. & Schwarz, T.  Identifying New Genes Involved in the Neuronal Function of the Exocyst Complex in Drosophila. Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA, November 8-11, 2006.

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Presentations/Publications 2005:

  1. Arteaga, S. & Roch, M.  Acoustic Changepoint Detection Using Empirical Bayes Method.  Poster presented at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.  (Awarded Second Place in the Physical Sciences Category).
  2. Arteaga, S. & Roch, M.  Acoustic Changepoint Detection in Conversational Speech Using Empirical Bayesian Information Criterion.  Poster presented at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Denver, CO, September 2005. *Also orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, September 23, 2005.
  3. Shah, R.D., Gonzales, F., Golez, E., Augustin, D., Caudillo, S., Abbott, A., Morello, J., McDonough, P.M., Paolini, P.J. & Shubeita, H.E. The Antidiabetic Agent Rosiglitazone Upregulates SERCA2 and Enhances TNF-alpha- and LPS-induced NF-kappaB-dependent Transcription and TNF-alpha-induced IL-6 Secretion in Ventricular Myocytes.  Cellular Physiology & Biochemistry, 15(1-4), 41-50, 2005.
  4. Crawford, B.J.  Examination of Personality Traits and Coping Strategies Among African American Adolescents Living in Rural Mississippi.  Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, May 26, 2005.
  5. Crawford, B.J. & Roesch S.  Examining Coping Strategies among African American Adolescents Living in Rural Mississippi.  Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, July 6, 2005.
  6. Emerson, M.  Effect of Positive and Negative Message Framing on Promotion of Health Enhancing Behaviors. Oral presentation at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.
  7. Emerson, M., Malcarne, V.L. & Sadler, G.R.  Multidimensional Fatigue and Coping Strategies in African American Cancer Survivors.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August 2005.
  8. Emerson, M.E., Malcarne, V.L., Sadler, G.R., & Ko, C.M. (2005). Strategies for managing fatigue in African American cancer survivors [Abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, S186, Vol. 29, Supp. 2005. [Published Abstract].
  9. Gabriel, R.  Decay Accelerating Factor 1 (Daf1) Genotype and Systemic Autoimmunity. Oral presentation at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.
  10. Ibarra, Y. & Mercola, M.  Tissue Specific Marker Expression in Differentiating Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells.  Poster presented at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.  Poster awarded first place in the Biological Sciences category.
  11. Ibarra, Y., Teixeira, J., Guzzo, R. & Mercola, M.  Retinoic Acid Blocks Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Differentiation.  Presented at the 2005 Student Research Conference, Las Cruces, NM, October 7, 2005.
  12. McDonald, R.Z. & Feeney, A.  Analysis of Vh Replacement in Autoimmune Mice V’s Non-autoimmune Mice. Poster presented at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.  Poster awarded second place in the Biological Sciences category.
  13. Meza, C.M.  From Risk to Resilience:  An Innovative Intervention for SDSU Students on Academic Probation. Oral presentation at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.  Oral presentation awarded second place in the Behavioral Sciences category.
  14. Meza, C.M. & Andujo-Hanger, M.  The Impact of a Resiliency Intervention on Retention of Academic Probation of Students.  Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, July 6, 2005.
  15. Nguyen, V.  Time-Integrated Supernova Neutrino Flux from a Nearby Cluster. Oral presentation at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.  Oral presentation awarded third place in the Physical Sciences category. *Also orally presented at the CSU Research Competition, Sacramento, CA, April 2005.  Awarded first place in the Physical Sciences category.
  16. Olonan, C. & Love, J.  Development of a DNA Fingerprinting Module for an Upper Division Biochemistry Laboratory.  Presented at the Seventeenth Annual California State University Biotechnology Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, January 2005.
  17. Olonan, C. & Love, J.  Engineering a Molecular Switch: pH-controlled Bending of DNA.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, GA, November 2005. *Also orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, December 9, 2005.
  18. Tostado, R.  Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to Measure Relative Heats of Proton Transfer. Oral presentation at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.  Oral presentation awarded second place in the Physical Sciences category.
  19. Tostado, R. & Perrin, C.  Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to Measure Relative Heats of Proton Transfer in Amines.  Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, December 9, 2005.
  20. Tostado, R., Douglas, C. & Grubbs, R.  Preparing Alkyl Rhodium(III) Porphyrin Complexes and Identifying New Products Resulting from the Addition of Nitroxide Radical to those Complexes.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, GA, November 2005.
  21. Weissmiller, A., Putz, U. & Nedivi, E.  Identification of the CPG15 Receptor.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Atlanta, GA, November 2005.  *Also presented as a poster at the MIT Summer Research Program, Cambridge, MA, August 2005.

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Presentations/Publications 2004:

  1. Arteaga, S., Johnson, E.G. & Rumpf, T.  Fabrication of 3-Dimensional Photonic Crystals Using Substrate Mode Holographic Lithography.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Dallas, TX, November 10-13, 2004.
  2. Castillo, P., Attle, S., Lacobelli, M., Bower, K., Xu, T., & McGuire, K.L.  p21Snft Competes with Fos for Jun Binding and Significantly Repress the Production of IL-2.  Poster presented at the CSU Biotechnology Symposium in San Jose, CA, January 16-18, 2004. *Also presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, March 2004.
  3. Crawford, B.J.  A Pilot Study: The Relationship Between Self-Efficacy and Bio-Mechanics to Improve Free-Throw Shooting: A Brief Intervention. Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, December 3, 2004. *Also poster presented at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.
  4. Emerson, M., Malcarne, V., Sadler, G. & Ko, C.  Strategies for Managing Fatigue in African American Cancer Survivors.  Presented orally at the Summer Student Research Conference of the University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, August 2004. *Also poster presented at the Annual Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Whittier, CA, November 2004. *Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Dallas, TX, November 10-13, 2004. *Poster presented at the Annual New England Science Symposium of Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, March 2005. *Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM), Boston, MA, April 2005.
  5. Gabriel, R. & Perrault, J.  Replicating Deleted Forms of the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Genome.  Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Dallas, TX, November 10-13, 2004. *Also oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, December 3, 2004.
  6. Ibarra, Y.  Signaling Mechanism of Thrombopoietin Receptor in Cytokine Dependent Cells.  Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, October 1, 2004. *Also poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Dallas, TX, November 10-13, 2004.
  7. Jimenez, E., Schaller, M., Rendon, C., Andresen, B., Salamon, P., Rivero, R. & Hoffmann, K.H.  Optimization of a Diabetic Distillation Column with Sequential Heat Exchangers.  Industrial & Engineering Chemical Research, 43(23), 7566-7571, November 2004.
  8. Meza, C. & Velasquez, R.  The Relationship Between Acculturation and Achievement Constructs in Latina Undergraduates. Poster presented at the 2004 American Psychological Association (APA) Conference, Honolulu, HI, August 2004.
  9. Meza, C., Hanger, M.A. & Weinberg, M.  Impact of Resiliency Intervention on Retention of Academic Probation Students.  Poster presented at the 2004 SACNAS National Conference, Austin, TX, October 2004. *Also poster presented at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Conference, Boise, ID, October 2004. *Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, April 15, 2005.
  10. Nguyen, V. Time-Integrated Galactic Supernova Neutrino Flux. Orally presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 2004.  Awarded first place in the Physics, Chemistry and Engineering oral presentation. *Also presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, February 2004.
  11. Nguyen, V.  Muon Followers in the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory.  Poster presented at the Annual American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics (APSDNP) Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2004.
  12. Olonan, C.A.  Proteomics and Plumbing the Proteome: Innovations and Solutions in the Molecular Life Sciences and Medicine.  Presented at the Sixteenth Annual California State University Biotechnology Symposium, San Jose, CA, January 2004
  13. Olonan, C.A.  Protein Structure, Function and Disease.  Presented at the Eighteenth Annual Symposium of the Protein Society, San Diego, CA, August 2004.
  14.  Olonan, C.A., Love, J.J., Chu, S. & McNamara, K.  Teaching Undergraduates the Importance of Biochemistry to Forensic Science through DNA Fingerprinting. Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Dallas, TX, November 10-13, 2004.
  15. Puga, M.  Studies Toward the Total Synthesis of Norzoanthamine. Oral presentation at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, October 1, 2004. *Also poster presented at the 6th Annual SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), San Diego, CA, March 18, 2005.

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Presentations/Publications 2003:

  1. Cruz-Torres, J.  Do We Expect Less From Rodriguez Than From Sullivan?  Implicit Associations Between Ethnicity and Academic Achievement. Orally presented at the 2003 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.  First Place Award.
  2. Daniel, J.  Using the Behavioral Ecological Model to Develop Effective HIV Prevention Programs. Poster presented at the 2003 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.  Second Place Award.
  3. Fernandez, R. Resuscitation of Viable but Non-Culturable Coliforms for Polluted Surface Waters.  Poster presented at the UCSD Summer Research Conference, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, August 2003. *Also presented at MARC/MBRS Forum, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, September 2003. *Also presented at the SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA March 2004. *Also presented at the WCBSURF, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA, April 2004. *Also presented at the 105th General Meeting at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, June 5-9, 2005.
  4. Galvan, J.R., Jr.  Synthesis of Water Soluble Ligands and Corresponding Ni, Cu and Zn in Complexes. Orally presented at the 2003 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.  Third Place Award. *Also orally presented at the CSU Research Competition at CSU Stanislaus, Turlock, CA, May 2, 2003.
  5. Gonzalez, R. & Mejia, D. Physiological Measures of Fatigue Induced During Isotonic Torque Measurements.  Poster presented at the 2003 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.
  6. Grotjahn, D.B., Van, S., Combs, D., Lev, D., Schneider, C., Incarvito, C., Lam, K-C, Rossi, G., Rheingold, A.L., Rideout, M., Meyer, C., Hernandez, G., & Mejorado, L.  Substituent Control of Hydrogen Bonding in Palladium(II)-Pyrazole Complexes.  Inorganic Chemistry, 42, 3347-55, 2003.
  7. Martinez, J.A., et al. Injection Drug Users and Hepatitis C Virus Seroconversion.  San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2003.
  8. Mickens, L., Ayala, G. X., & Elder, J.P. Age Differences in Body Image Dissatisfaction among Latino Youth.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2008.A
  9. Montalbano, A., Ogwaro, K.M., Tang, A., Matthews, A.G.W., Larijani, M., Oettinger, M.A., & Feeney, A.J.  V(D)J Recombination Frequencies can be Profoundly Affected by Changes in the Spacer Sequence.  The Journal of Immunology, 171(10), 5296-5304, November 2003.
  10. Sembrano, M.  Characterization of Mitochondrial Events During Etoposide-Induced Apoptosis. Poster presented at the 2003 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.  First Place Award.
  11. Smelter, K.  Analysis of the B-cell Activating Factor (BAFF) Promoter.  Presented orally at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, February 28, 2003. *Also orally presented at the 2003 SDSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.  Second Place Award.

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Presentations/Publications 2002:

  1. Abdullah, M.  Fatigue in Patients with Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis SSc).  Presented orally at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, September 20, 2002. *Also orally presented at the 2003 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.
  2. Caudillo, S.  The Anti-Diabetic PPAR-gamma Agonist, Rosiglitazone May Activate Protective Pathways in Cardiac Myocytes. Presented orally at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, April 19, 2002.
  3. Contreras, C. & Allison, N.T.  Vynil-Allene Ligand Synthesis for Metal Carbonyl Compleses.  Poster presented at the 2002 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 15, 2002. *Also presented at the National American Chemical Society Meeting in Orlando, FL, April 2002.
  4. Cruz, J. & Velazquez, R.  The Role of Acculturation on the MMPI-2 Performance of Filipino Americans.  Poster presented at the 2002 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), New Orleans, LA, November 13-16, 2002
  5. Daniel, J., Blumberg, E., Hovell, M., Kelley, N., Sipan, C., Vera, A., Damian, G., Mosqueda, J. & Pham, W. Risk Behaviors in Latino and Anglo  Repeat HIV Negative Testers.  Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Conference in Philadelphia, PA, November 2002.
  6. Galvan, J.R., Jr., Shelli McAlpine, S.  Class B Synergimycin Derivatives. Poster presented at the 2002 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 15, 2002
  7. Gonzalez, R. & Pozos, R.  Fatigue of the Arm Associated with Torque Production during Isotonic Movements.  Poster presented at the SACNAS National Conference in Anaheim, CA, September 2002.  *Also presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), New Orleans, LA, November 16, 2002.
  8. Guillen, J.O. & Theodorakis, E.  Synthesis of 2’-O-Methoxyethyl-Guanosine Using a Novel Silicon-Based Protecting Group. Orally presented at the UCSD Summer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, August 15, 2002. *Also poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), New Orleans, LA, November 16, 2002.  First Place Award.
  9. Guillen, J.O. & McAlpine, S.  Synthesis or Class B Synergymycin Combinatorial Libraries. Poster presented at the 2002 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 15, 2002.
  10. Hernandez, G. & Dutnall, R.  Structural Studies of Histone Chaperones.  Orally presented at the UCSD Summer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, August 15, 2002.
  11. Grotjahn, D.B., Van, S., Combs, D., Lev, D., Schneider, Rideout, M., Meyer, C., Hernandez, G., Mejorado, L.  New Flexible Synthesis of Pyrazole Ligands with Different, Functionalized Substituents at C3 and C5.  Journal of Organic Chemistry, 67, 9200-09, 2002.
  12. Jimenez, E., Schaller, M., Rendon, C., Andresen, B., Salamon, P., Rivero, R. & Hoffmann, K.H. Simulation Based Optimization of a Diabetic Distillation Column.  Oral Presentation at the Siam 50th Anniversary Convention, Philadelphia, PA, July 9, 2002. *Also orally presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), New Orleans, LA, November 16, 2002.  First Place Award. *Orally presented at the 2003 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003. First Place Award. *Orally presented at the CSU Research Competition at CSU Stanislaus, Turlock, CA, May 2, 2003.
  13. Martinez, J.A., Smith, R., Holguin, S., Woodroffe,  A., Smith, M. & Mays, L.  Analysis of Chromosome 13q and the Language Gene Region in a Patient with Autism. Poster presented at the SACNAS National Conference in Anaheim, CA, September 2002. *Also presented at the 2002 Summer Research Symposium at the University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, August 15, 2002. *Poster presented at the 2003 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.  First Place Award.
  14. Smith, M., Woodroffe, A., Smith, R., Holguin, S., Martinez, J., Filipek, P.A., Modahl, C., Moore, B., Bocian, M.E., Mays, L., Laulhere, T., Flodman, P. & Spence, M.A. Molecular Genetic Delineation of a Deletion of Chromosome 13q12–>q13 in a Patient with Autism and Auditory Processing Deficits. Cytogenetic & Genome Research, 98(4), 233-239, 2002.
  15. Mejia, D. & Pozos, R.  Analysis of Torque and Surface EMGs During Fatiguing Isometric Contractions with Various Handgrips. Orally presented at the UCSD Summer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, August 15, 2002. *Also poster presented at the SACNAS National Conference in Anaheim, CA, September 2002. *Poster presented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), New Orleans, LA, November 16, 2002.
  16. Mickens, L., Ayala, G.X. & Elder, J.P.  Acculturation and Body Image as Predictors of Eating Disorders among Latino-American Youth. Presented orally at the College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 15, 2002.  Awarded first place for psychology oral presentation. *Also presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, April 19, 2002.
  17. Ayala, G.X., Malahy, J., Mickens, L.K., & Elder, J.P. Predicting Food Estimation Abilities for Primary Prevention and Dietary Assessment Purposes.  Paper presented at the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference, Seattle, WA, 2002.  Published abstract.
  18. Goebel, P., Montalbano, A.P., Kompfer, E., Webb, C.F., & Feeney, A.J.  High Frequency of Matrix Attachment Regions and Cux/CDP and Bright Binding Sites Flanking Ig V-region Genes.  Journal of Immunology, 169(5), 2477-87, 2002.
  19. Sembrano, A.  Use of in Vivo Expression Technology in the Study of Host-Induced Genes.  Research Symposium University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, August 2, 2002.*Also orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, September 20, 2002.
  20. Vazquez, E.  Effects of Uncoupling Mitochondria and Novel Methods in Analyzing their Structure.  Presented orally at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, April 19, 2002.

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Presentations/Publications 2001:

  1. Contreras, C., Cooksy, A.L & Wong, R.  High Resolution Infrared Laser Spectroscopy of Free Radical.  Poster presented at 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001. Third Place Award.
  2. Galvan, J.R. & McAlpine, S.  Synthesis of Virginiamycin S1 Antibiotic Libraries.  Present at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 22nd Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, August 2001.
  3. Guillen, J.O. & McAlpine, S.  Synthesis of Virginiamycin M1 Antibiotic Libraries.  Present at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 22nd Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, August 2001.
  4. Hall, T. & Frazier-Kouassi, S.  Understanding Factors Related to the Use of Alternative Medicine in African Americans.   Poster presented at 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001. *Also presented at the 2001 Western Psychological Association Convention in Hawaii, May 2001.
  5. Hernandez, G.  Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies:  A Possible New Area of Research for Protein Engineering.  Presented orally at the SDSU MARC/MBRS/McNair Research Forum, November 16, 2001.
  6. Hernandez, G., Grotjahn, D.B., Van, S., Combs, D., Bikzhanova, G., Boldt, G.E. & Vazquez, E.  Thiether Ligands and Complexes Capable of Hydrogen Bonding. Orally presented at 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001.  First Place Award. *Poster presented at the 221st National ACS Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2001.
  7. Jones, V. & Velasquez, R.  An Afrocentric Exploration of the MMPI-2 Masculinity-Femeninity Scale (MF) with African American Females.  Poster presented at 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001.
  8. Logan, S. & Malanchuck, O.  Factors Affecting Occupational Aspirations of African-American Female Adolescents.  Poster presented at 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001. *Also presented at the 2001 Western Psychological Association Convention in Hawaii, May 2001.
  9. Williams, G.S., Martinez, A., Montalbano, A., Tang, A., Mauhar, A., Ogwaro, K.M., Merz, D., Chevillard, C., Riblet, R. & Feeney, A.J.   Unequal VH7183 Gene Family is not Due to Recombination Signal Sequence Variation, and Mapping of the Genes Shows a Bias of Rearrangement Based on Chromosomal Location. The Journal of Immunology, 167(1), 257-263, July 2001.
  10. 180. Martinez, J.A.  Variations in Latino Acculturation and its Effect on Academic Success.  Presented at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, September 2001.
  11. Oseroff, S.B, Martinez, J.J. & others.  Electron Spin Resonance Above Tc in Layered Manganites.  Phys. Rev.  B 63, 174413, May 2001.
  12. Kompfner, E., Oliveria, P., Montalbano, A.P., & Feeney, A.J.  Unusual Germline DSP2 Gene Accounts for all Apparent V-D-D-J Rearrangements in Newborn, but not Adult, MRL mice.  Journal of Immunology, 167(12), 6933-8, 2001.
  13. Quinones, F.  Patched and Smoothened Co-localization in the Presence of Hedgehog in Drosophila.    Oral presentation at the Spring 2001 SDSU MBRS/MARC Research Forum, San Diego, CA, March 23, 2001. *Also presented orally at the 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001.
  14. Salumbides, B.C., Feeney, A.J., Montalbano, A., & Tang, A.  The Influence of the RSS Spacer on Relative Rearrangement  Frequencies of the VHS107 Gene Family.  Poster Presented at the 2001 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Scholars in Orlando, FL, November 2001. *Also presented orally at the SDSU MARC/MBRS/McNair Research Forum, San Diego, CA, November 16, 2001.
  15. Spires-Madyun, L. & Figueroa-Moseley, C.  Abuse and Smoking Among Female College Students.  Poster presented at 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001. * Also presented orally at the SDSU MARC/MBRS/McNair Research Forum, San Diego, CA, November 16, 2001.
  16. Tape, K.N., Kovacs, W., Guadarrama, D. & Krisans, S.  Cholesterol Biosynthesis in an Animal Model for Zellweger Syndrome.  Poster presented at the 2001 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Scholars in Orlando, FL, November 2001. *Poster presentated at the 2002 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 15, 2002. *Orally presented at the 2002 CSU Research Competition. *Orally presented at the SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, San Diego, CA, February 28, 2003. *Poster presented at the 2000 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, March 21, 2003.
  17. Thompson, T. & Navarro, A.M.  Enhancing Reliability in Ratings of Responsible Tobacco Sales Practices. Orally presented at the 2001 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Scholars in Orlando, FL, November 2001.
  18.  Valenzuela, J.R., Goebel, P. & Feeney, A.J.  Can B-lineage Specific Transcription Factors Induce Immunoglobulin VU Rearrangement in T Lymphocytes?  Poster presented at 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001. Second Place Award.
  19. Goebel, P., Janney, N., Valenzuela, J.R., Romanow, W.J., Murre, C. & Feeney, A.J.  Localized Gene-Specific Induction of Accessibility to V(D)J Recombination Induced by E2A and EBF in Non-lymphoid Cells.  J. Exp. Med., 194, 645-656, September 2001.
  20.  Vazquez, E. & Frey, T.  Effects of Uncoupling Mitochondria:  A Statistical Analysis of Mitochondrial Structure. Orally presented at 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001. Third Place Award.

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Presentations/Publications 2000:

  1. Bunch, K.D. & Malcarne, V.  The Effects of Racism on Perception of Aggression and Violence.  Poster presented at the 2000 NIGMS Conference in Washington DC, November 2000.
  2. Bunch, K.D. & Malcarne, V.  The Role of Ethnicity in Children’s Attitudes Toward People with Mental Illness.  Poster presented at the SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2000. *Also presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
  3. Contreras, C., Wight, R. & Cooksy, A.L.  High Resolution Spectroscopy of Carbon-Chain Free Radicals.  Poster presented at the Conference on Chemical Research in the Border Region, Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana, November 2000.
  4. Hernandez, G., Grotjahn, D.G., Gombs, D., Van, S. & Bihkzhanova, G.  Toward Synthetic Hydrolysis Catalysts.  Poster presented at the 2000 SACNAS Conference in Atlanta, GA, October 2000.
  5. Inzunza, M.R., Anderson, K. & van den Ende, O.  The Effects of Modified Biological Research in a Canister (BRIC) Spaceflight Hardware on the Survivability and Development of the Tobacco Hornworm (Manduca Sexta).  Poster presented at the 2000 NIGMS Conference in Atlanta, GA, November 2000.
  6.  Jones, V. & Velasquez, R.  Cross-Validation of the MMPI-2 Masculinity Femininity Scale (MF) With African American Male and Female College Students: An Exploratory Study.  Poster presented at the SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2000.
  7. Love, V., Lugo, G., Merz, D. & Feeney, A.J.  Individual VH Promoters Vary in Strength, but the Frequency of Rearrangement of those VH Genes does not Correlate with Promoter Strength nor Enhancer-independence. Molecular Immunology, 37(1,2), 29-39, 2000.
  8. 167. Montalbano, A.P., Tang, A., Merz, D., Martinez, A., Williams, S. & Feeney, A.J.  Effects of Recombination Signal Sequence Variation on Rearrangement Frequencies of VH7183 and VHS107 Genes. Poster presented at the 2000 SACNAS Conference in Atlanta, GA, October 2000. *Also presented at the 2000 NIGMS Conference in Washington, DC. *Also presented orally at the 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001.  First Place Award.
  9. Salumbides, B.  Mapping of a Clone from a Subgenomic Library of Early Replicating DNA to Chromosomal Ban 1p36.1.  Orally presented at the 5th SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, October 2000. *Poster presented at the 2000 SACNAS Conference in Atlanta, GA, October 2000. *Also presented at the 2000 NIGMS Conference in Washington, DC, November 2000. *Orally presented at the 2001 SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2001.  Second Place Award. *Orally presented at the 2001 CSU Research Competition at San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, April 2001.
  10. Valenzuela, J.R., Goebel, P. & Feeney, A.J.  Can B-Lineage Specific Transcription Factors Induce Immunoglobulin VH Rearrangement in Lymphocytes?  Poster presented at the 2000 SACNAS Conference in Atlanta, GA, October 2000. *Also presented at the 2000 NIGMS Conference in Washington, DC, November 2000.
  11. Vazquez, E., Bikzhanova, G. & Grotjahn, D.  Synthesis and Characterization of Phosphine Ligands and their Ketene Complexes.  Oral presentation at Tercero Simposium Internacional Investigacion Quimica en la Frontera, Tijuana, Mexico, November 2000. *Poster presented at the 221st National ACS Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2001.

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Presentations/Publications 1999:

  1. Blessing, S.  Mediating the Role of ATI in Myocardial Function via ATI Receptor Blockade.  Orally presented at the 3rd SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, September 24, 1999.
  2. Brown, K.  Chemo-Attractant Directed Development by Netrin and the Molecular mechanism of Hind Brain Compensation. Orally presented at the 2nd SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, March 5, 1999.
  3. Yee, K., Brown, K. & O’Leary, D.  Chemo-Attractant Directed Development by Netrins and the Substitutive role of LH16Alpha in Hind Brain Compensation. Poster presented at the 1999 NIGMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ, November 1999.
  4. Fernandez, S., Baguso, F.N. & Malcarne, V.L. The Bulimia Test-Revised: Factor Structure in College Women from Four Ethnic Groups.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association of Women in Psychology, Providence, RI, March 1999.
  5. Fernandez, S., Baguso, G.N. & Malcarne, V.L.  Sex-Roles and Depression: A Cross-Cultural Analysis.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA, April 1999.
  6. Jones, L.R., Sallis, J.F., Conway, T.L., Marshall, S.J., & Pelletier, R.L.  Ethnic and Gender Differences in Request for and Use of Low/Non-Fat Foods in Bag Lunches.  The Journal of School Health, 69(8), 322-336, 1999.
  7. Martinez, J. & Oseroff, S.  Intrinsic and Extrinsic Effects in Bilayer Manganites Above Their Magnetic Ordering Temperature. Poster presented at the 1999 NIGMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ, November 1999. *Also orally presented at the 4th SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, March 2000. *Also orally presented at the SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2000.
  8. Martinez, A., Williams, G.S., Riblet, R. & Feeney, A.  Determination of Recombination Frequency of the VH7183 Genes and Correlation to Their Chromosomal Location and Sequence of the Recombination Signal Sequence (RSS). Poster presented at the 1999 NIGMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ, November 1999. *Also presented as a platform presentation at the 7th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Cancer, Washington, DC, February 2000. *Also orally presented at the 4th SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, March 2000.
  9. Montalbano, A., Jones, R., Blessing, S., George, E., Krown, K. & Paolini, P.  Amylin-Induced Cardiac Apoptosis: A possible mechanism for contractile disruption of cardiomyopathy.  Presented at 1999 CSU Research Competition at Chico, CA. *Previously presented at the 1998 NGMS Conference in New York, November 1998.
  10. Montalbano, A., Goebel, P., Kompfner, E. & Feeney, A.  Frequency and Location of Matrix Attachment Regions (MARS) Flanking VH Genes. Poster presented at the 1999 NIGMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ, November 1999. *Also presented at the SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2000.
  11. Quinones, F., Romeo, R., George, E., Krown, K. & Paolini, P.  Laminin and LPS Effects on Contractility in Adult Cardiocytes. Poster presented at the 1999 NIGMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ, November 1999. *Also orally presented at the SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2000. *Also posted presented at the FASEB Experimental Biology Conference, San Diego, CA, April 2000.
  12. Silva, K.  Olfaction Functioning in Alzheimer’s Disease.   Orally presented at the 3rd SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, September 24, 1999. *Also presented at the UCSD McNair Scholars Conference, August 1999. *Also presented at the 1999 NIGMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ, November 1999. *Also presented at the SDSU College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2000.
  13. Younge, S.  The Effects of the ApolipoproteinE Gene on Odor Fluency.  Orally presented at the 2nd SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, March 5, 1999.
  14. . Younge, S., Syka, J. & Rybalko, N.  The Effect of Noise Exposure on Gap Detection in Pigmented Rats. Poster presented at the 1999 NIGMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ, November 1999.

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Presentations/Publications 1998:

  1. Clay, S.D. Collaborative Multi-Robot System in an Unknown Environment.  Oral presentation at the 1st SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, September 25, 1998. *Also presented at the 1998 NIGMS Conference in New York, November 1998.
  2. Cañez, B.O., Sallis, J.F., Conway, T., Marshall, S., Jones, L.R. & Wildey, M.  Factor Structure of a Modified Saturated Fat/Cholesterol Avoidance Scale for Latinos and Anglos.  Presented at the 19th Annual Scientific Sessions of The Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA, March 1998.
  3. Carreno, R.  Perceptual Dietary Habits Between Minorities and Caucasian Students.  Paper presented at University of California, Los Angeles Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference, May 1998.
  4. Carreno, R., Erickson, S., Evelin, J.l, & Sheposh, J.  Effects of Stimulus Modality & Timing of Evidence Presentation on Adjudication & Decision Confidence.  Poster presented at SDSU Psi Chi Research Conference, San Diego, CA, April 1998.
  5. Davis, M., Stitt, L.O.  Kinetic Differentiation of Nucleotidases From Chicken Smooth Muscle and Liver Plasma Membrane.  Poster presented at the SDSU Howard Hughes Undergraduate Student Research Symposium, April 1998. *Also presented at the CSU Research Competition at CSU Chico, CA, May 1998;
  6. Caldwell, C., Stitt, O.L., Davis, M., O’Sullivan, K., & Dahms, A.S.  Kinetic Differentiation of Exto-ATPase Sub-Families from Chicken Muscle.  Poster presented at Tenth Annual California State University Biotechnology Symposium, May 1998. *Also presented at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and molecular Biology, Washington, DC.
  7. Graham, S.E.,  & Ruiz, G.  The Effect of Power Plant Discharges on Fouling Communities at Chalk Point and Morgantown, Maryland.  Poster presented at 1998 Benthics Ecology Conference in Melbourne, FL, March 1998.
  8. Graham, S.E. & Sumich, J.  Baleen Growth in a Captive Gray Whale Calf, Eschrichtius robustus.  Paper presented for the 1998 World Marine Mammal Conference in Monaco, January 1998.
  9. Graham, S.E., Davis, J., Deegan, L., Cebrian, J., Hughes, J. & Hauxwell, J.  Effect of Eelgrass (Zostera marina) Density on the Feeding Efficiency of Mummicho (Fundulus heteroclitus).  Biol. Bulletin, 195, 241-243, October 1998. *Also presented at the First SDSU MARC/MBRS Research Forum, September 1998. *Also presented at the 1998 NIGMS Conference in New York, NY, November 1998.
  10. Jones, L.R., Sallis, J.F., Marshal, S., Conway, T.L., Wildey, M.B.  Students’ Lunch Food Sources:  Frequency of Usage and Gender Differences.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 1998.
  11. Love, V., Lugo, G., Escuro, G. & Feeney, A.J.  Relative Activity of Immunoglobulin Promoter: Assessing the Role of Gerline Transcription in V(D)J Recombination.  Paper and 10 minute presentation presented at the 1998 California State University Research Competition at CSU Chico, CA, May 1998. *Oral platform presentation at the 1998 NIGMS Conference in New York, November 1998.
  12. Nadel, B., Tang, A., Lugo, G., Love, V., Escuro, G. & Feeney, A.J. Decreased Frequency of Rearrangement due to the Synergistic Effect of Nucleotide Changes in the Heptamer and Nonamer of the Recombination Signal Sequence of the Vk Gene A2b, Which is Associated with Increased Susceptibility of Navajos to Haemophilus influenzae Type b Disease. The Journal of Immunology, 161, 6068-6073, 1998.
  13. Nadel, B., Tang, A., Escuro, G., Lugo, G. & Feeney, A.J.  Sequence of the Spacer in the Recombination Signal Sequence Affects V(D)J Rearrangement Frequency and Correlates with Nonrandom Vk Usage in vivo.  Journal of Experimental Medicine, 187(9), 1495-1503, 1998.
  14. Dubin, A.E., Liles, M., Seligman, F., Le, T., Tolli, J.D., & Harris, G.L.  Involvement of Genes Encoding a KChannel (either a go-go) and a Nachannel (smellblind) in Drosophila Olfaction.  Annals New York Academy of Sciences, 855, 212-222, 1998.
  15. Younge, S.  The Effects of the ApolipoproteinE Gene on Odor Fluency.  Poster presented at the UCSD McNairs Scholars conference, San Diego, CA, August 1998. *Also presented at the 1998 NIGMS Conference in New York, November 1998. *Abstract published in the 1998 SDSU Journal.

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Presentations/Publications 1997:

  1. Byrd, D., Paulsen, J., Squibb, S., Heaton, R. & Jeste, D. Verbal Working Memory Performance in Older Schizophrenia patients.  National Academy of Neuropsychology, 1997.
  2. Paulsen, J., Byrd, D., Heaton, R. & Jeste, D. Learning and Memory Impairments in Schizophrenia Patients with tardive Dyskensia.  American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 1997.
  3. McGivern, R., Houston, P., Byrd, D., King, T., Siegle, G. & Reilly, J.  Sex Differences in Visual Recognition Memory: Support for a Sex-Related Difference in Attention in Adults and Children.  Brain and Cognition, 34, 323-336, 1997.
  4. Cáñez, B.O., Elizondo, E., Tally, S. & Cronan, T.A.  The Effect of Ethnicity on Parent-Child Play Behavior.   Paper presented at the 6th Biennial Conference on Community Research and Action (Division 27 of APA), South Carolina, May 1997.
  5. Cañez, B.O., Sallis, J.F. Conway, T., Marshall, S.  Ethnic Differences on Saturated Fat/Cholesterol Avoidance Scale.  Paper presented at the McNair National Summer Research Conference, Irvine, CA, August 1997. *Also poster presented at the 1977 MARC/MBRS Scholars Conference in New Orleans, LA.
  6. Cañez, B.O., Spratt, C. & Dinh, Q.  Culture and Gender Differences Toward the Concept of Relinquishment.  Paper presented at the UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 1997.
  7. Elizondo, E.,  Cáñez, B.O., Tally, S. & Cronan, T.A. The Effects of a Literacy Program on Siblings of low Income Participants.  Paper presented at the 6th Biennial Conference on Community Research and Action (Division 27 of APA), South  Carolina, May 1997.
  8. Clay, S. & Pozos, R. Electromyographic and Bio-kinetic Studies of Human Jumping.  Poster presented at the 1997 MARC/MBRS Scholars Conference in New Orleans, LA, 1997. *Also presented at the 6th Annual National Ronald E. McNair Research Conference held in Lake Lawn Lodge Delavan, WI, November 1997.
  9. Dionisio, D.P., Sarkin, A.J., Hillix, W.A. & Granholm, E.L. Redundancy-associated Deficit Hypothesis for Crossover is Supported by Change Across Trials in Schizotypal Males.  Published abstract in Schizophrenia Research, 24(1,2), p101, April 1997.
  10. Dionisio, D.P., Sarkin, A.J., Hillix, W.A. & Granholm, E.L. Redundancy-associated Deficit Hypothesis for Crossover is Supported by Change Across Trials in Schizotypal Males.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs, CO, 1997.
  11. Sarkin, A.J., Dionisio, D.P., Hilliz, W.A. & Granholm, E.L. Agreement Between SPQ and MMPI-2 as Measures of Schizotypy. Published abstract in Schizophrenia Research, 24(1,2), 21, April 1997.
  12. Sarkin, A.J., Dionisio, D.P., Hilliz, W.A. & Granholm, E.L. Agreement Between SPQ and MMPI-2 as Measures of Schizotypy.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs, CO, 1997.
  13. Verney, S., Granholm, E.L. & Dionisio, D.P.  Pupillary Responses Index Cognitive Processing in the Visual Backward Masking Task.  Published abstract in Psychophysiology, 34, S92, 1997. *Also presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Cape Cod, MA, October 1997.
  14. Graham, S.E. & Ruiz, G. The Effect of Power Plant Discharges on Fouling Communities at Chalk Point and Morgantown, Maryland.  Poster presented at 1997 MARC/MBRS Scholars Conference in New Orleans, LA, October 1997.
  15. Read, R. & Graham, S.E.  What Difference Does One Make?  Outdoor California, 58(5), September-October 1997.
  16. Jones, L. R., Sallis, J.F., Conway, T. & Marshall, S.  Ethnic Differences in Use of Low-fat Bag Lunch Foods.  Poster presented at the 1997 MARC/MBRS Scholars Conference in New Orleans, LA, October 1997. *Also poster presented at the 1997 McNair Scholars Summer Research Conference, August 1997.
  17. Jones, L.R., Sallis, J.F., Wildey, M.B. & Zive, M.M.  Lunch Habits of Middle School Students:  Sources of Food and Quality of Bag Lunches.  Poster presented at Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA, April 1997.
  18. Love, V., Lugo, G. & Feeney, A. The Role of Germline Transcription in V (D) J Recombination. Poster presented at the 1997 MARC/MBRS Scholars Conference in New Orleans, LA, 1997.
  19. Lugo, G.  Thymus (T) Cell Development:  pT  alpha May Play a Role in Activating p56 lck During Early Development of T cells.  Slides show presentation at the Leadership Alliance Conference, NYU Medical School, New York, NY, August 1997.
  20. Lugo, G. The Human Antibody Repertoire:  The Majority of Kappa Light Chains are Encoded by Only Few Genes.  Slides show presentation at the 1997 MARC/MBRS Scholars Conference in New Orleans, LA October 1997. *Also presented at the 1997 SACNAS Annual Conference in Houston, TX.
  21. Feeney, A.J., Lugo, G., Escuro, G.  The Human Cord Blood Repertoire.  The Journal of Immunology, 158, 3761-3768, 1997.
  22. Martinez, G.,  Elizondo, E.,  Bigatti, S., Cronan, T.A.  The Effects of Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status on Parents’ Reading Attitudes and Behaviors.  Poster presented at the Community Research and Action Conference, South Carolina, May 1997. *Also poster presented at the 6th Biennial Conference on Community Research and Action, Columbia, SC.
  23. Elizondo, E., Martinez, G., Bigatti, S. & Cronan, T.A. Effects of a Literacy Program on Siblings of Low Income Participants.  Poster presented at the Psi Chi Session of the 1997 APA Convention, Chicago, IL, 1997.
  24. Elizondo, E., Martinez, G., Bigatti, S., Cronan, T.A. The Effects of English Fluency on the Self-esteem of Latino Mothers of Young Children.  Poster presented at the Community Research and Action Conference, South Carolina, May 1997.
  25. Patton, L., Martinez, G., Zimmerman, J., Russell, S., Cronan, T.A.  The Effects of Length of Stay in the United States on Parents’ Reading Behaviors.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Seattle, WA, April 1997.
  26. Robledo, D., Allen, M.F., Allen, E.B., Gomez-Pompa, A. & Rincon, E.  Restoration of Plants and Mycorrhizae in Mexican Seasonal Tropical Forest.  Published abstract for 1997 MARC/MBRS Research Symposium in New Orleans, LA, November 1997.

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Presentations/Publications 1996:

  1. Byrd, D., Paulsen, J., Heaton, R. Sadek, J., Perry, W., Delis, D., Braff, D., Kuck, J., Zisook, S. & Jeste, D.A. Qualitative Analysis of Intrusion Errors in Schizophrenia. Journal of the International Neurospychological Society, 2(1), 55, January 1996.*Published abstract presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting.
  2. Cáñez, B.O., Elizondo, E., Tally, S. & Cronan, T.A.  The Effect of Ethnicity on Parent-Child Play Behavior.   Paper presented at the UCSD Undergraduate Summer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, August 1996.*Also published in the SDSU McNair Journal 3, 96-100, 1996.
  3. Elizondo, E., Cáñez, B.O., Tally, S., & Cronan, T.A.  The Effects of a Literacy Program on Siblings of Low-income Participants.  Paper presented at the UCSD Undergraduate Summer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, August 1996.
  4. Dionisio, D.P. & Sarkin, A.J.  Assertiveness in Schizotypal with Predominately Positive or Negative Symptoms. Poster presentation at the Western Psychological Association Convention, April 1996.
  5. Sarkin, A.J., Granholm, E.L., Dionisio, D. & Hillix, W.A.  The Crossover Effect in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders:  Trait-state or State-state?  Poster presented at the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Atlanta, GA, 1996.
  6. Allen, M.F., Figueroa, C., Weinbaum, B.S., Barlow, S.B. & Allen, E.B. Differential Production of Oxalate by Mycorrhizal Fungi in Arid Ecosystems. Biol Fertil Soils, 22, 287-292, 1996.
  7. Jones, L.S.  Are students Bringing Nutritious Lunches to School?  SDSU McNair Journal, 3, 130-137, 1996.
  8. Feeney, A.J., Atkinson, M.J., Cowan, M.J, Escuro, G. & Lugo, G.  A Defective VkA2 Allele in Navajos which May Play a Role in Increased Susceptibility to Haemophilus influenzae Type b Disease.  J. Clinical Invest., 97, 2277-2282, 1996.
  9. Feeney, A.J., Escuro, G. & Lugo, G.  The Human Antibody Repertoire:  The Majority of Kappa Light Chains are Encoded by Only a Few VK Genes. Poster presented at the 1996 MARC/MBRS scholars conference in Miami, FL.
  10. Martinez, G., Walters, S., Tom, T.L., Medina, A. & Cronan, T.A. The Effects of a Literacy Program on Siblings of Participants.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, San Jose, CA, April 1996.
  11. Nordin, S., Murphy, C., Davidson, T.M., Quiñonez, C. & Jalowayski, A.A.  Prevalence and Assessment of Qualitative Olfactory Dysfunction in Different Age Groups, Larygoscope, 106, 739-744, 1966.
  12. Tolli, J. & Howes, B.L.  The Effects of Water Column Anoxia on the Measured Rate of Sediment Oxygen Consumption.  Poster presented at the MARC/MBRS scholars conference in Miami, FL, 1996.*Also presented at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, August 1996.
  13. Peterson, M.T., White, S.A. Fernard, R.D.  The Role of Stress in Mediating Social Status.  Poster presented at the 1996 MARC/MBRS scholars conference in Miami, FL.

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Presentations/Publications 1995:

  1. Shima, D.T., Adamis, A.P., Ferrara, N., Yeo, K.T., Yeo, T.K., Allende, R., Folkman, J. & D’Amore, P.  Hypoxic Induction of Endothelial Cell Growth Factors in Retinal Cells: Identification and Characterization of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) as the Mitogen.  Molecular Med., 1, 182-193, 1995.
  2. Cadwallender, T. & Bigatti, S. Relation Between Aggression and Peer Acceptance in Small Play Groups.  Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, IN, March 1995.
  3. Zisook, S., Byrd, D., Kuck, J. & Jeste, D. Command Hallucinations in Schizophrenia.  Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 56(10), 462-465, October.
  4. Chase, L., Chase, J., Pentalari, R. Haas, R. & Demarse, W.  Perception of Infant Behavior as a Function of Perceived Drug Exposure.  Presented to the Western Psychological Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April 1995.
  5. Chase, L. Murray, C. Warden, R. & Stokes, J.  Confirmation Expectancies Among Asian Americans and European Americans.  Presented to the Western Psychological Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April 1995.
  6. Tally, S.R., Denson, T., & Cronan, T.  Predictors of Language Complexity for Parents and Children Participating in a Community-based Literacy Program.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, 1995.
  7. Dionisio, D.P., Craig, S.A. Johnson, N.E. & Sacuzzo, D.P. School Suspensions:  The Relationship Between Gender and Ethnicity.  Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, 1995.
  8. Dionisio, D.P., Sarkin, A.J. & Hillix, W.A.  Gender Differences in Schizotypal and Nonschizotypal Populations. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, 1995.
  9. Dionisio, D.P., Sarkin, A.J. & Hillix, W.A.  Reaction Time, Crossover Effect, and Sex Differences in Predominantly Positive or Negative Symptom Schizotypals. Poster presented at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Hot Springs, VA, 1995.
  10.  Dionisio, D.P., Sarkin, A.J. & Hillix, W.A.  Reaction Time, Crossover Effect, and Sex Differences in Predominantly Positive or Negative Symptom Schizotypals. Schizophrenia Research, 15(1,2), April 1995. Published Abstract.
  11. Callahan, W.J., Dionisio, D.P. & Lanyi, A.  Psychoeducational Profiles of Learning Disabled Students in Special Education.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the California Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA, 1995.
  12. Pinto, R.M., Dionisio, D.P. & Sarkin, A.J.  Personality Deficits and Time Spent in Exercise or Active Recreation.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, 1995.
  13. Prakash, N., Dionisio, D.P. & Sarkin, A.J.  Ethnic Differences in Schizotypal Personality Disorder.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, 1995.
  14. Sarkin, A.J., Hillix, W.A., Granholm, E.L. & Dionisio, D.P.  Time Estimation and the Crossover Effect in Schizotypal and Nonschizotypal Students. Poster presented at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Hot Springs, VA, 1995.
  15. Sarkin, A.J., Hillix, W.A., Granholm, E. L., & Dionisio, D.P.   Time Estimation and the Crossover Effect in Schizotypal and Nonschizotypal Students. Schizophrenia Research, 15(1,2), April.  Published Abstract.
  16. Figueroa, C., Clendening, B., Barlow, S.B. & Harris, G.L.  Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscope Study of Adult Drosophila melanogaster Heart.  36th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, 1995
  17. Feeney, J., Atkinson, M.J. Cowan, M.J., Escuro, G. & Lugo, G.  A Defective VkA2 Allele in Navajos which May Play a Role in Increased Susceptibility to Haemophilus influenzae Type b Disease.  Presented at the 1995 NIGMS National Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, 1995. *Also a published paper in 1996. See below.
  18. Peterson, M., Registrare, A., Francis, C., Mbidde-Kantorgole, E., Mills, D. Wabwine, A., Anokbonggo, W.W., Alfred, L. & Boto, W.O.  Antigens Specificity’s of the W.H.O.-Sponsored gp120 Candidate Vaccines Recognized by Antibodies from Transmitting and Non-transmitting Mothers. Presented at the 1995 NIGMS National Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, 1995.
  19. Murphy, C., Quiñonez, C., & Nordin, S. Reliability and Validity of Electrogustometry and its Application to Young and Elderly Persons. Chemical Senses, 22, 599-603, 1995.
  20. Tolli, J. & Howes, B.L.  The Effects of Variable Oxygen Fields on Sediment Oxygen Uptake.  Presented at the 1995 NIGMS National Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, 1995.
  21. Tolli, J., Molina, J., Dubin, A. & Harris, G. Isolation of Drosophila Olfactory Mutants. Presented at the 1995 NIGMS National Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, 1995.

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Presentations/Publications 1994:

  1. Brew, V., Marciano, J., & Bigatti, S.  Peer Relationship Problems Among Children in Foster Care.  Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV, April 1994.
  2. Byrd, D., McGivern, R., Reilly, J., Houston, P. & King., T.  Sex Differences in Recognition Memory in Children Before and After Puberty.  Presented at the MARC/MBRS Scholars Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 1993.*Also presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Kona, HI, April 1994.*A revised version of a similarly titled paper with new data is published in Brain and Cognition, see #105.
  3. Cantero, P.  & Wallston, K. A.  Correlations of Functional Ability on Rheumatoid Arthritis Subjects.  Presented at the Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Kona, HI, April 1994.
  4. Cantero, P., Ramirez, L. & Navarro, A.  Confounding Experimental Intervention and Existing Cancer Prevention Efforts Among Latinas.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, August 1994.
  5. Dionisio, D.P., Sarkin, A.J., & Tabert, M.T.  Attention Deficit and the Crossover Effect in Predominantly Negative-Symptom Schizotypics.  Poster presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV, 1994.
  6. Figueroa, C., Clendening, B., Barlow, S.B. & Harris, G.L.  Scanning Electron Microscopic Study of the Adult Drosophila Heart. Presented at the Third CSU Microscopy Colloquium, April 1994.*Also presented at the Second Annual Undergraduate Biology Student Research Symposium, May 4, 1994.*Also presented at the California State University Student Research Competition and Conference at California State University Hayward, Hayward, CA, May 6, 1994.  First place award in category from SDSU.
  7. Dubin, A.E., Molina, J.M., Razzaghi, H., Fenson, B.J. & Harris, G.L.  Novel Enhancer Trap Mutant Reveals Diversity of Olfactory Function in Drosophila melanogaster. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 1994.
  8. Molina, J., Raghupathi, R. & McIntosh, T. Measurement of Dynorphin MRNA Expression and c-FOS Immunoreactivity Following Lateral Fluid-Percussion Brain Injury in the Rat.  Presented at the University of Pennsylvania, Division of Neurosurgery, Philadelphia, PA, August 1994.
  9. Polk, S.  Age Structured Model for Erythropoiesis.  Presented at the National Science Foundation Conference on Diversity in the Scientific and Technological Workforce, Washington, DC, September 1994.
  10. Quiñonez, C., Nordin, S., Davison, T.M., Jalowayski, A.A., & Murphy, C.  Dysosmia Among Patients at the UCSD Nasal Dysfunction Clinic:  Etiology and Effect on Olfactory Function.  Chemical Senses, 19, 539-540, 1994.  Published Abstract.
  11. Quiñonez, C., Nordin, S., Davison, T.M., Jalowayski, A.A., & Murphy, C. Dysosmia Among Patients at the UCSD Nasal Dysfunction Clinic:  Etiology and Effect on Olfactory Function. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences in Sarasota, FL, April 1994.

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Presentations/Publications 1993:

  1. Acosta, L., Wilhite, D., Quinonez, C., Nordin, S. & Murphy, C. Confidence Ratings for Odor and Visual Stimuli in Alzheimer’s Patients and Normal Controls.  Presented at the MARC/MBRS Scholars Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 1993.
  2. Arriaga, R. & Cruz, S.  Preferential Treatment in Adjudication: Different Types of Criminals or Different Types of Crimes? Poster presented at the Western Psychological Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 1993.
  3. Arriaga, R., Cronan, T. & Oggins, J. Mothers as Instruments in Assessing Children’s Language Development. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 1993.
  4. Byrd, D. Command Hallucinations In Schizophrenic Outpatients. Presented at the Western Psychological Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 1993.
  5. Byrd, D., Blaxton, T., Bhatia, S., Bookheimer, S., Gaillard, W., Fazilat, S., Figlozzi, C. & Theodore, W.  National Institutes of Health, NINDS, 10 5C-205, Bethesda, MD 20892.  Combining Structural and Functional Neuroimaging Tools: An Application in the Treatment of Epilepsy. Presented at the MARC/MBRS Scholars Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 1993.
  6. Cantero, P. & Navarro, A.  Reaching Out to Latino Smokers:  Barriers to Utilizing the UCSD Bilingual Help Line for Smoking Cessation.  Presented at the MARC/MBRS Scholars Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 1993.
  7. Castillo-Cañez, I., Ancoli-Israel, S., Kullen, A.S. & Jeste, D.V.  Sleep Complaints in Older Schizophrenics and Controls.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Professional Sleep Societies, Los Angeles, CA, June 1993.
  8. Castillo-Cañez, I., Ancoli-Israel, S., Kullen, A.S. & Jeste, D.V.  Sleep Complaints in Older Schizophrenics and Controls. Sleep Research, 22, 145, 1993.
  9. Ancoli-Israel, S., Kramer, R., Castillo-Cañez, I., Marks, K., Almendarez, L. & Jones, D.W.  Total Sleep Time and Agitation.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Association of Professional Sleep Societies, Los Angeles, CA, June 1993.
  10. Ancoli-Israel, S., Kramer, R., Castillo-Cañez, I., Marks, K., Almendarez, L. & Jones, D.W.  Total Sleep Time and Agitation. Sleep Research, 22, 55, 1993.
  11. Jones, D.W., Ancoli-Israel, S., Mason, W.J., Castillo-Cañez, I., Almendarez, L.D., Goldberg, A., Kramer, R. & Marks, K.  EEG Measures of Sleep Efficiency in Nursing Home Patients. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association of Professional Sleep Societies, Los Angeles, CA, June 1993.
  12. Jones, D.W., Ancoli-Israel, S., Mason, W.J., Castillo-Cañez, I., Almendarez, L.D., Goldberg, A., Kramer, R. & Marks, K.  EEG Measures of Sleep Efficiency in Nursing Home Patients. Sleep Research, 22, 1993.
  13. Almendarez, L.D., Ancoli-Israel, S., Jones, D.W., Marks, K., Kramer, R., Goldberg, A. & Castillo-Cañez, I. Evaluation of Sleep/Wake with Wrist Activity vs. Observations.  Poster presented at the meting of the Association of Professional Sleep Societies, Los Angeles, CA, June 1993.
  14. Almendarez, L.D., Ancoli-Israel, S., Jones, D.W., Marks, K., Kramer, R., Goldberg, A. & Castillo-Cañez, I. Evaluation of Sleep/Wake with Wrist Activity vs. Observations. Sleep Research, 22:54, 1993.
  15. Chase, L., Pinderhughes, E.E. & Orrell, J.K., San Diego State University  and Vanderbilt University, Peabody.  The Influence of Maternal Age and Prior Parental Experience on Participation in Parent Training.  Presented at the MARC/MBRS Scholars Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 1993.
  16. Figueroa, C., Barlow, S.B. & Allen, M.  A Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscope Study of Calcium Oxalate Crystals on Hysterangium Separabile Hyphae.  Presented at the MARC/MBRS Scholars Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 1993.*Also presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division, AAAS, San Francisco, CA, 1994.
  17. Garcia, A., Lunger, W., Miller, N. & McGivern, R.  Prenatal Alcohol Alters Water Intake and Size of the Supraoptic Nucleus. Presented at the Western Psychological Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 1993.
  18. Garcia, A., McGivern, R., Ehlers, C., Mattson, S. & Riley, E.  Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Decreases Caudate Putamen Area in Rats.  Presented at the Western Psychological Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 1993.
  19. Mattson, S.N., Riley, E.P., Jerrigan, T.L., Garcia, A. & Jones, K.L.  A Decrease in Size of Basal Ganglia Following Prenatal Alcohol Exposure.  Alcoholism:  Clinical & Experimental Research, 1993.
  20. Phillips, J., Anderson, K., Mobley, C. & Price, J.  The Relationship Between Social Information Processing and Social Maladjustment at School. Presented at the Western Psychological Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 1993.
  21. Molina, J., Razzaghi, H., Fenson, B. & Harris, G.  Identification of Olfactory Mutants of Drosophila Using a Behavioral Screen.  Presented at the MARC/MBRS Scholars Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 1993.
  22. Quiñonez, C. & Murphy, C. Advantages and Limitations of Electrogustometry. Presented at the MARC/MBRS Scholars Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 1993.

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Presentations/Publications 1992:

  1. Arriaga, R.I.  The Effects of Familiarity on Infants’ Concept of Numerical Identity.  Poster presented at the MARC-MBRS Scholars Conference, San Juan, PR, October 1992.*Also presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Phoenix, AZ, April 1993.
  2. Arriaga, R.I., Hicks, M.J., Cronan, T.A. & Fenson, L.  Language Comprehension Assessment: Mothers Predictions and Children’s Responses. Poster presented at the San Diego State Student Research Conference, San Diego, CA, March 1992.
  3. Baytan, A., Haynes, L., Koniski, A. & Cohen, N.  Secretion of TGF-B By Xenopus T Cells and Fibroblasts.  Orally presented at the MARC-MBRS Scholars Conference, San Juan, PR, October 1992.
  4. Baytan, A., Zurek, D. & Clouse, S.  Regulation of Soy Bean Gene Expression By Brassinolide, a Plant Steroid Hormone.  Presented at the Howard Hughes Biomedical Research Conference, San Diego, CA, April 1992.
  5. Bell, M. & Guo, X.  The Correspondence Between Sarcomere Distribution and Developed Force in a Single Skeletal Muscle Fiber.  Presented at the Howard Hughes Biomedical Research Conference, San Diego, CA, April 1992.
  6. Byrd, D., Zisook, S. & Kuck, J.  Presence and Clinical Significance of Command Hallucinations in an Outpatient Schizophrenic Population.  Presented at the MARC-MBRS Scholars Conference, San Juan, PR, October 1992.
  7. Cantero, P. & Aguila, L. Reaching Out to Latino Smokers: Barriers to Utilizing the UCSD Bilingual Help Line For Smoking Cessation.  Presented at the MARC-MBRS Scholars Conference, San Juan, PR, October 1992.
  8. Castillo-Canez, I. & Ancoli-Israel, S.  Sleep Problems in Nursing Home Elderly.  Poster presented at the National MARC/MBRS Scholar Conference, San Juan, PR, October 1992.
  9. Garcia, A. & Murphy, C.  Alzheimer’s Disease Affects Smell and Not Taste. Presented at the Howard Hughes Biomedical Research Conference, San Diego, CA, April 1992.
  10. Hall, T. & Webster, R.  Sarcomere Kinetics in Isolated Cardiocytes: Modulation by Sphingosine.  Poster presented at the Howard Hughes Biomedical Research Conference, San Diego, CA, April 1992.
  11. Castillo-Cañez, I. & Ancoli-Israel, S.  Sleep Problems in Nursing Home Elderly.  Presented at the MARC-MBRS Scholars Conference, San Juan, PR, October 1992.
  12. Castillo-Canez, I., Saccuzzo, D. & Johnson, N.  Environmental Risk Factors in Giftedness.  Paper presented at the 30th Annual California Association for the Gifted Meeting, Long Beach, CA, February 1992.
  13. Elliassen, D., Castillo-Canez, I., Ardí, P. & Cronan, T.A.  A Community-based Intervention to Increase the Intergenerational Transfer of Knowledge.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Portland, OR, March 1992.
  14. Garcia, A., Finkelstein, J. & Shemancik, L. Expression of D1 and D2 Receptors in Human Y79 Retinoblastoma Cells Using Fluorescent Ligands. Presented at the MARC-MBRS Scholars Conference, San Juan, PR, October 1992.
  15. Murphy, C., Razani, J., Nijjar, R., Garcia, A. & Jinich, S.  Olfactory Dysfunction in Dementia.  Presented at the Conference on Neuroscience, Anaheim, CA, October 1992.
  16. Mobley, C., Campos, R. & Campos, J.  Soothing Neonates’ Response to a Stressful Procedure. Presented at the MARC-MBRS Scholars Conference, San Juan, PR, October 1992.

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Presentations/Publications 1991

  1. Allende, R.L., Litwin C. & Calderwood, S.  Probing of Clinical Isolates of E. coli for Virulence Genes.  Presented at the Harvard Summer School Program for incoming medical students. Boston, MA, July 1991.   Report published in the Proceedings of the Journal of Cellular and Molecular Biology.
  2.  Arriaga. R.L. & Fenson, L.  Assessing Language Comprehension in Infancy.  Poster presented at the 1991 MARC Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, November 1991.
  3. Webster, R., Hall, T., Bell, M., Morris, W., Sabbadini, R. & Paolini, P.  Sphingosine Modulates Contractility in the Skinned Cardiocyte. Journal of Cell and Molecular Cardiology, December 1991.
  4. Castillo-Cañez, I. & Cronan, T.  Increasing the Intergenerational Transfer of Knowledge in Ethnic Families. Presented at the 1991 MARC Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, November 1991.
  5. Cervantes, C. & Borges-Fricke, M.  Semantic Access: Effects of Meaning Dominance, Noun Property, and Context.  Presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 1991.
  6. Cervantes C., Mendoza S. & Reilly J. Affect and Language in Children with Localized Brain Damage. Presented at the 1991 Conference for the Society for Research in Child Development, 1991.
  7. Matt, G., Pechersky, B. & Cervantes, C. High School Study Habits and Early College Achievement. Psychological Reports, 69, 91-96, 1991.
  8. Cheeks, C., Hurtado, M., Tsal, D. & Bridges, L. Temperament Assessment in the Development of Emotional Self-Regulation.  Poster presented at the Minority Summer Research Internship Program, University of California, Riverside, August 1991. *Also presented at the 1991 MARC Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, November 1991.
  9. Mattson, S.N., Gallegos, R., Carlos, R. & Riley, E.  Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol Alters the Acoustic Startle Response In Adult Rats. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, Marco Island, FL, June 1991.
  10. Garcia, A. & Murphy, C.  Olfactory Threshold Impairments In Alzheimer’s Disease. Presented at the 1991 MARC Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, November 1991.
  11. McPherson, B., Dimsdale, J.E., Newton, R.P. & Nelesen, R.A. The Effects of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (Ace) Inhibition on Neuropsychological Functioning.  Presented at the 1991 MARC Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, November 1991.
  12. McPherson, B., Tsumura, L., Smith, T. & Triolo, T.  Differences of Gender Between Team and Individual Sports.  Presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 1991.
  13. Mobley, C., Arriaga, R.I. & Cronan, T.  Producing Emergent Literacy in Children.  Poster presented at the 1991 MARC Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, November 1991 *Also presented at the American Psychological Society Convention, San Diego, CA, April 1992.

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Presentations/Publications 1990:

  1. Allende, R.  The Effects of Cocaine Abuse on Perinatal and Neonatal Development.  Presented at the Harvard Health Professions Program, Topics in Drug Abuse Seminar, Cambridge, MA, August 1990.
  2. Avilez, M., Erickson, S. & Lear, S. Developmental Regulation of Low Density Lipoprotein in Rat Intestine. Presented at the 1990 MARC Scholars Conference, Nashville, TN, October 1990.
  3. Mendoza, S., Cervantes, C., Reilly, J.  Linguistic and Affective Development of Children with Perinatal Focal Lesions.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, April 1990.
  4. Pechersky, B., Cervantes, C. & Matt, G.  When Effective Tools Fail: High School Study Habits and Early College Achievement.  Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, April 1990.
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  6. Cheeks, C.  Temperamental Assessment in Children with Focal Brain Damage.  Presented at the 1990 MARC Scholars Conference, Nashville, TN, October 1990.
  7. Barron, S., Razani, L.J., Gallegos, R. & Riley, E. Saccharin Preference Following Neonatal Alcohol Exposure.  Presented at the International Society of Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA), Toronto, Canada, June 1990.
  8. McPherson, B., Zaragoza, C., Bradbury, C. & Atkins, C.  Self-Esteem as a Predictor of Sexual Behavior in Hispanic Teens.  Presented at the 1990 MARC Scholars Conference, Nashville, TN, October 1990.

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