Research Day Sessions

Ireland Session
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

8:30 – 8:50

Presentation Loading

8:55 – 9:00

Moderator Orientation

9:00 – 9:15

Jennifer Rowland
A multicopper oxidase is required for copper resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

9:15 – 9:30

Chelsea McCoy
Epigenetics, neurodevelopment and personality

9:30 – 9:45

Nathan Hutcheson
Schizophrenia a disorder of dysconnectivity

9:45 – 10:00

Michelle S. Williams
A Mixed Methods Study of College Students' Health Literacy and HPV Vaccine Uptake

10:00 – 10:15

Kenan Matterson
Variability in host-symbiont associations among genetically-distinct cyanobacteria and sponges

10:15 – 10:30

Christina H. Jagielski
Mechanisms through which a mindfulness intervention benefits women with breast cancer

10:30 – 10:45

Modupeoluwa Durojaiye
HIV Testing During Antenatal Care for Pregnant Women in Abeokuta, South West Nigeria

10:45 – 11:00

Harsh N Patel
Bio-hybrid electrospun tubular conduit for the regeneration of small diameter blood vessels

11:00 – 11:15

Yogasudha Veturi
Genomic heritability and likelihood estimability using the G-BLUP

11:15 – 11:30

Angela May
Thai Buddhist Magical Tattoos: the Indelible Paradox

11:30 – 11:55

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 1
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

12:30 – 12:55

Presentation Loading

12:55 – 1:00

Moderator Orientation

1:00 – 1:15

Mohamed Salah Gallow
Mitigating Fatigue of Cantilevered Overhead Sign Structures Due to Natural and Truck-Induced Wind Gu

1:15 – 1:30

Md Lutfor Rahman
Neuro-Logger: Passively Learning Typed PINs/Password via Brain Signals from Compromised EEG Devices

1:30 – 1:45

Zheng Zhang
Website development with Content Management System (Joomla)

1:45 – 2:00

Rana Atieh
Fatigue testing straight and angled abutments in a high torque dental implant system

2:00 – 2:15

Joseph Phillips
Development of New VMS Drag Coefficients

2:15 – 2:55

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 2
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

2:30 – 2:55

Presentation Loading

2:55 – 3:00

Moderator Orientation

3:00 – 3:15

Michael B. Williams
Combinatorial effects of Corexit EC 9500A with abiotic and biotic stressors in the rotifer Brachionu

3:15 – 3:30

Kate Kohlenberg
The direct effects of carbonaceous and metal-loaded hydrochars on aquatic organisms

3:30 – 3:45

Lindsay Miller
Three Dimensional Microphysiologic Bioreactor

3:45 – 4:00

Lauren Adele Fowler
Evaluation of Moringa oleifera as a short-term nutrient source for animal health

4:00 – 4:15

David M Delaney
Do adults drive variation in juvenile perching behaviors in a territorial lizard?

4:15 – 4:55

Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 3
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 174

12:30 – 12:55

Presentation Loading

12:55 – 1:00

Moderator Orientation

1:00 – 1:15

Catherine Potente
Finding the Balance: Patient Decision Making, Social Support and Privacy in Prenatal Diagnosis

1:15 – 1:30

Robin Davis
Improving Minority Education for Breast Cancer Genetics

1:30 – 1:45

Lauren Beretich
Assessing Speech and Language Outcomes of Children with Cochlear Implants and GJB2 Mutations

1:45 – 2:00

Emily Giles Wakefield
Implementation and Evaluation of UAB’s New Undiagnosed Diseases Program

2:00 – 2:15

Rachel Reese
Implementation of Crisis Intervention Training in Genetic Counseling Training Programs

2:15 – 2:30

Cherie Hickey
Implications of Family Counseling in Substance Abuse Treatment: A Case Study

2:30 – 2:45

Ashley Mariano
The Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Care Clinic for Patients with Von Hippel-Lindau Disease at

2:45 – 3:15

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 4
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 174

3:00 – 3:25

Presentation Loading

3:25 – 3:30

Moderator Orientation

3:30 – 3:45

Joanna Wilson
Intimacy and Artifice: A Literal and Figurative Study of Nineteenth-Century Feminine Space

3:45 – 4:00

Lisa Brake Herring
Grappling with Human Wickedness

4:00 – 4:15

Nicole Watkins
When Reasonable People are Alarmed: Riot and English Identity in the Eighteenth Century

4:15 – 4:30

Ruoxin Wang
A Pilgrim’s Spiritual Struggle: Hieronymus Bosch’s Pedlar

4:30 – 4:55

Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 5
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

8:30 – 8:50

Presentation Loading

8:55 – 9:00

Moderator Orientation

9:00 – 9:15

Shams Zawoad
Phish-Net: Investigating Phish Clusters Using Drop Email Addresses

9:15 – 9:30

Amin Hassani
Viability of Transactions for High Performance Computing

9:30 – 9:45

Rasib Khan
Modeling a Secure Supply Chain Integrity Preservation System

9:45 – 10:00

Kyle Besing
Modeling Disordered Quantum Systems

10:00 – 10:15

Arvind Tripathi
Multiple Inflation Negative Binomial Model

10:15 – 10:30

Alzaki Fadlallah
Nonlinear elliptic equtions with nonlinear boundary conditions at resonance without Landesmen Lazer

10:30 – 10:55

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 6
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

10:30 – 10:55

Presentation Loading

10:55 – 11:00

Moderator Orientation

11:00 – 11:15

Hwasoon Kim
Web-based Sample Size Calculator for Non-Inferiority Study

11:15 – 11:30

Katie Litts
Sources of Reflectivity of Outer Retinal Tubulations (ORT) in Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

11:30 – 11:45

Suean D. C. Fontenard
Curing Cooley's Anemia by Genome Editing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

11:45 – 12:00

Patrick Hwang
Innovative strategy to enhance the efficacy of pancreatic islet transplant using a hybrid nanosack

12:00 – 12:15

Amanda Mohaimany-Aponte
Effects of chronic, mild stress on neuropathic pain in spinal cord injury

 

 

12:15 – 12:55

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 7
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

12:30 – 12:55

Presentation Loading

12:55 – 1:00

Moderator Orientation

1:00 – 1:15

Bhavitavya Nijampatnam
New small molecule inhibitors of glycosyltransferases inhibit Streptococcus mutans biofilms

1:15 – 1:30

Amanee Salaam
Nanodiamond-Doxorubicin Complexes for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

1:30 – 1:45

Qiuxiang Zhang
In vivo Optical Coherence Tomography of Intracellular Pigment Migration in Retinal Pigment Epitheliu

1:45 – 2:00

Yangguo Li
An Efficient Orthogonal Pulse Set Generator for High-Speed Sub-GHz UWB Communications

2:00 – 2:15

Qiushi Wang
Fiber Content Measurement for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites

2:15 – 2:30

Alanzo Granville
CONSTRUCTION OF 3D CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION EMERGENCY SCENARIOS FOR FIRST RESPONDER PRE-NURSING

2:30 – 2:55

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 8
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

2:30 – 2:55

Presentation Loading

2:55 – 3:00

Moderator Orientation

3:00 – 3:15

William Opoku-Agyeman
Impact of organizational factors on hospice EMR and telemedicine use

3:15 – 3:30

Lee Anne Flagg
BMI in early pregnancy and insulin sensitivity and beta-cell responsiveness in late gestation

3:30 – 3:45

Kymber Williams
Is Community Service Participation a Prevention Strategy for Reducing Student Health Risk Behaviors?

3:45 – 4:00

Keith Pearson
Dietary Pattern Adherence of Adults with Diabetes in the REGARDS Study

4:00 – 4:15

Amelia K. Boehme
Change in Kidney Function over time after Ventricular Assist Device Implantation

4:15 – 4:45

Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 9
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 174

8:30 – 8:55

Presentation Loading

8:55 – 9:00

Moderator Orientation

9:00 – 9:15

Yishu Ding
The Role of PPARdelta in Determining Cardiomyocyte Proliferation in the Adult Heart

9:15 – 9:30

Matthew Shultz
ST6Gal-I controls the fate of TNFR1 signaling in tumor cells

9:30 – 9:45

Jessica Woolnough
Novel function for human Argonaute 2 in tRNA gene regulation

9:45 – 10:00

Lauren Marshall
Bioreactor system for fabrication of three-dimensional, microvascularized breast cancer surrogates

10:00 – 10:15

Su Xu
Total synthesis of ellipticine using Mn(OAc)3 mediated oxidative free radical cyclization

10:15 – 10:30

Stephen Filios
microRNA-200 Family Members are Induced by TXNIP and Increase β-Cell Apoptosis

10:30 – 10:55

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 10
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 174

10:30 – 10:55

Presentation Loading

10:55 – 11:00

Moderator Orientation

11:00 – 11:15

Sarah Katherine Sweatt
EXERCISE INTERVENTION AFFECTS MUSCLE BUT NOT LIVER INSULIN SENSITIVITY

11:15 – 11:30

Susan Silverman
Scapular stabilization, muscular strength and subacromial impingement in spinal cord injury

11:30 – 11:45

Jon Lockhart
Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation Without Cytoreductive Conditioning to Cure Cooley’s Anemia

11:45 – 12:00

Benquan Wang
Enface OCT imaging of transient light response at photoreceptor outer segment

12:00 – 12:15

Yuan Tian
Interleukin-21 signaling modulates the generation and maintenance of CD8 T cell subsets

12:15 – 12:30

Rachel A. Brewer
Deciphering the role of acarbose in longevity: Impacts on body composition and digestive processes

12:30 – 12:55

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 11
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 174

12:30 – 12:55

Presentation Loading

12:55 – 1:00

Moderator Orientation

1:00 – 1:15

Desti Shepard
Associations of Infant Eating Behaviors with Change in Infant Weight

1:15 – 1:30

Jose Omar Maximo
Theory-of-Mind network dysfunction in children with autism: A functional connectivity MRI study

1:30 – 1:45

Mengying He
The lactose intolerance symptom management strategies and their effects on daily calcium intake

1:45 – 2:00

Shivani Gupta
Why hospitals hire internationally educated nurses? Role of competition and resource availability

2:00 – 2:15

J’Aime C. Jennings
Retail Customer Loyalty: Perceived Value and Satisfaction Determinants

2:15 – 2:30

Soumya Upadhyay
Working capital management and cash conversion cycle: An analysis of Washington hospitals

2:30 – 2:45

Alan Jones
The Influence of Firm Orientation on New Product Development

2:45 – 3:15

Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 12
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

8:30 – 8:55

Presentation Loading

8:55 – 9:00

Moderator Orientation

9:00 – 9:15

Wesley Burge
The structure and plasticity of primary visual cortex

9:15 – 9:30

Jack Heath
O-GlcNAcylation is Critical for Diabetic Vascular Calcification

9:30 – 9:45

Ha-Ram Cha
Immunomodulatory role of CRAMP, antimicrobial peptide, during prostate cancer progression

9:45 – 10:00

Harunur Rashid
Sp7 Regulates Runx2 Protein Stability and Function for Bone Formation

10:00 – 10:15

Cecilia Brothers
The effects of elevated seawater temperatures on behavior in the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus

10:15 – 10:30

Brandon Fox
Resistance arteries from normally-reared and maternal separation rats display similar vasoreactivity

10:30 – 10:45

Matthew Glover
Early-life antidepressant exposure exacerbates depression-like behavior in a rat model of co-morbid

10:45 – 11:15

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 13
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

11:00 – 11:25

Presentation Loading

11:25 – 11:30

Moderator Orientation

11:30 – 11:45

Fangjian Guo
The Healthy Obese Are Alive and Well: Reduced Risk of Diabetes, CHD, and Mortality

11:45 – 12:00

Tory Harper Hogan
Patient-Centered Medical Home Capacity (PCMH) and Continuity of Care

12:00 – 12:15

Chelsea R. Singleton
Associations between Farm-to-Consumer Outlet Use and Motivation to Consume Fruits & Vegetables

12:15 – 12:30

Guoqiao Wang
Effect of Sample Size Re-estimation in Adaptive Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease and MCI

12:30 – 12:45

Kenneth P. Kell
Trends in the Validity of US Nutritional Surveillance Data

12:45 – 1:15

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 14
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 163

2:00 – 2:25

Presentation Loading

2:25 – 2:30

Moderator Orientation

2:30 – 2:45

Kathryn Oliver
Utilization of Yeast Yor1-F670del for Identification of Targets that Rescue Human F508del CFTR

2:45 – 3:00

Tahseen Nasti
An immune prevention strategy for protection against chemical carcinogenesis

3:00 – 3:15

Vinayak Khattar
Regulation of Cks1 Protein Turnover in Cancer Cells – Role of Tyr 8, 12 and 19 in Cks1 Protein Stabi

3:15 – 3:30

Jessica Winek Schultz
Understanding the VAPB/ALS8 (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 8) signal transduction mechanism

3:30 – 3:45

Stephanie Momeni
Evaluation of Streptococcus mutans Multilocus Sequence Typing Schemes

3:45 – 4:00

Ijeoma E. Obi
Utilization of Yeast Y or 1-F670del for Identification of Targets that Rescue Human F508del CFTR

4:00 – 4:15

Kyle Fraser
LRRK2 Secretion in Exosomes Provides Novel Approaches to PD Therapeutic Strategies

4:15 – 4:45

Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 15
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 174

8:30 – 8:55

Presentation Loading

8:55 – 9:00

Moderator Orientation

9:00 – 9:15

Brian Warmus
Targeting NMDAR-Hypofunction Reverses Deficits in a Mouse Model of Frontotemporal Dementia

9:15 – 9:30

Daniella Chusyd
Energy expenditure in obese and weight cycled mice

9:30 – 9:45

Monicka Wielgos
PARP inhibition alone confers susceptibility to HER2+ Breast Cancer Cells

9:45 – 10:00

Hieu D Hoang
Novel prostaglandins essential for Caenorhabditis elegans sperm guidance

10:00 – 10:15

Julie Schram
Impacts of elevated pCO2 and seawater temperature on feeding choices of an Antarctic amphipod

10:15 – 10:30

Jermaine Johnston
Evidence for ETB receptor regulation of circadian variation of sodium excretion

10:30 – 10:55

Changeover / Complete Evaluation Forms

Session 16
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Sterne Library, Room 174

10:30 – 10:55

Presentation Loading

10:55 – 11:00

Moderator Orientation

11:00 – 11:15

Brandon George
A Model with a Spatiotemporal Covariance Structure for the Analysis of Longitudinal Imaging Data

11:15 – 11:30

Rongwen Lu
Resolution doubling in confocal scanning laser microscopy via virtually structured detection

11:30 – 11:45

Didarul B. Bhuiyan
Novel synthesis and characterization of hydroxyapatite-poly(lactide-co-glycolide)-collagen polymer

11:45 – 12:00

Qingyun Ma
A Low-Power Cut-off Frequency Tunable Silicon Neuron Based Biopotential Amplifier

12:00 – 12:15

Carrie Schindler
Carbon Nanotube Inks for Dip-Pen Nanolithograhy Patterning

12:15 – 12:30

Rustin Webster
Corrosion Prevention and Control Training in an Immersive Virtual Learning Environment

12:30 – 12:45

Nicole Gray
Development of a concept exploration based teaching methodology for undergraduate chemistry ed

12:45 – 1:15

Complete Evaluation Forms