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UVM Student Research Conference

2010 SRC Poster Presentations (Alphabetical)

Please see the listing below of all posters, arranged alphabetically by student last name.

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Name Title Advisor Location
James AllenZooarchaeological Analysis of the Rendezvous Bay Site, Anguilla: Continued Investigation into Sustainability and Overexploitation of Marine FishesJohn Crock14A
Pedro Alvarez-OrtizFlightin and cardiac Myosin Binding Protein C: functional convergence of two distinct myosin rod binding proteinsJim Vigoreaux37A
Nathan BelzData Collection for the Characterization of Older Driver BehaviorLisa Aultman-Hall47A
Daniel BercoviciNovel Synthetic Methods to Produce Nitrogen HeterocyclesMatthias Brewer29A
Greggory CarpenterDeveloping A Symbiotic Sensing Relationship Between Wireless Sensor Networks and Micro-Aerial VehiclesJeff Frolik53A
Kelly CarstensA Brain fMRI Study of the Effects of Nicotine on Emotional MemoryJulie Dumas19A
Katherine ChadurjianPrevalence and pattern of electrocardiogram changes in patients with mild to moderate head injuryKalev Freeman33A
Zoe ChapmanPredictors of Mental Health Outcomes in a Sample of Churchgoing CatholicsKelly Rohan38A
Mujeeburahiman CheerathodiProteomic Identification of CrkL-SH3 Binding Proteins from Embryonic Murine Brain: Implications for Multiprotein Complexes in Reelin SignalingBryan Ballif20A
Hua ChenInvestigation of contaminant transport in tidally-influenced porous media: experiment n and modelingGeorge Pinder46A
Lei ChenAn implementation of Decentralized Consensus Building in Sensor NetworksJeff Frolik50A
Katherine CoaleRaw Milk Sales and Consumption: An Analysis of Vermont vs. US regulations and Educational Information Regarding RiskCatherine Donnelly11A
Jennifer ColbyEvaluating VT grass-based livestock farms and agricultural policy implicationsRobert Parsons4A
Faye ConteMulti-Farm Collaborations: A Case Study of the Intervale Center's Food HubJane Kolodinsky6A
Courtney DeHaanThe relationship of website utilization to weight loss success in an online behavioral obesity treatment programJean Harvey-Berino12A
Daniel DiFrancoA Collaboration of TEK and Scientific Research in Mali, West AfricaQingbin Wang43A
Kathryn DiPalmaLeptin’s effect on Neutrophil Recruitment in the Pulmonary Response to Lipopolysaccharide-Induced InjuryBenjamin Suratt56A
Margaret Dunn-CarverAn Evaluation of the Quantity and Quality of Physical Activity Behavior in Preschool ChildrenJean Harvey-Berino13A
Cassandra GekasFactors in the Mobility of Low-Income Mothers in Burlington, VermontLisa Aultman-Hall7A
Atreyi GhatakA comparative behavioral study: Olfactory efficiency of PMCA 2 knock out mice with that of wild type miceJudith Van Houten28A
Myani GilbertEmotion regulation, childhood maltreatment, and motivation for sexual behaviorAlessandra Rellini39A
Michelle GorayebEvaluating the Relative Attractiveness of Native Flowering Plants to Arthropod Natural Enemies and Herbivores Yolanda Fanslow18A
Graham Hagen-PeterLarge-scale folding in the Tavan Har basement block, Southeastern Mongolia and its relevance to intracontinental deformationLaura Webb35A
Naomi HertsbergDifferences of Pitch Rise in the Disfluencies of Preschool-Age Children Who Do and Do Not StutterBarry Guitar30A
Julia HobsonqPCR Analysis of Chagas Disease VectorsLori Stevens9A
Amanda JamesOptimizing Load Control within a MicrogridPaul Hines51A
Katherine JeromeAge Estimation of Live Little Brown Bats and Big Brown Bats Using Telomere Measurement by Quantitative PCRCharles Kilpatrick21A
Alison KrywanczykA Retrospective Review of Vermont Suicides by Firearm; 2003-2008Charles Kilpatrick22A
Tyler LemayLimitations to the use of non-invasive pulse co-oximetry in the emergency departmentKalev Freeman23A
Sabrina LopezChagas Disease: A Geographic and Genetic Examination in BoliviaLesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux34A
Heather LuttonInfluence of Sex Steroids on Uterine Artery Reactivity to Placental Growth Factor (PlGF)George Osol3A
Kelly MacyExamining a Dynamic Assessment Procedure with English Language LearnersPatricia Prelock31A
Nicole MailleProtocol Development for Quantification of a Unique Form of the Required Coagulation Cofactor, Factor Va, on the Activated Platelet SurfacePaula Tracy16A
Briana MartinRefugee Resettlement: Evaluating strengths and weaknesses in policySusan Comerford45A
Johanna MayerhoferNovel phytase enzyme from an environmental Pseudomonas sp. strain.Jane Hill2A
Elizabeth McCallionThe Effects of a Group Mindfulness Intervention in Reducing Experiential AvoidanceLynne Bond42A
Ian McDanielsEstrogen affects Signaling Activity and Responses in Mouse Vomeronasal Sensory NeuronsRona Delay24A
Nabanita MukherjeeCyclophosphamide-Effect on Taste Sensory SyatemEugene Delay25A
Vanessa OchoaCo-Expressing RCASBP (A) α7-nAChR and RCASBP (B) RIC-3 in embryonic chicken ciliary ganglia to test whether excess α7-nAChRs exacerbate cell death during development.Rae Nishi10A
Mollie PatrickEfficacy of an intensive outpatient buprenorphine detoxification treatment at reducing anxiety and depression in prescription opioid abusersStacey Sigmon32A
Hayley PerelmanfMRI to Investigate the Effect of Pleasant Chill-Inducing Music on Acute Pain in Healthy VolunteersMagdalena Naylor15A
Meagan RoyEffective Practices for Teaching Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Validation of a Program Assessment ToolSusan Hasazi44A
Michael RubinCritical Drivers of a Firms Decision to Voluntarily Report its Environmental DataChun Zhang59A
Caitlin RussellInvestigating the Binding of Vasodilator-Stimulated Phosphoprotein (VASP) family of proteins and Arg Non-Receptor Tyrosine Kinase in vitroAlan Howe17A
Erin ShoulbergThe Contextual Nature of Perceived Popularity Goals: Associations with Math Engagement and Achievement during the Transition to AdolescenceDianna Murray-Close40A
Anurag ShuklaIdentification of Target Antigens on Breast Cancer Stem Cells Using Phage-Developed scFv Antibodies: A Proteomic ApproachDavid Krag8A
John SoltysComparison of the King LT and Combi-Tube in pre-hospital emergency airway treatmentKalev Freeman55A
Jeffrey SprengerEvolution of Spiking Neural Networks for Oscillation and Interval TimingMargaret Eppstein48A
Holly StradeckiObesity and muscle loss in TIMP-2 knockout mice: Understanding insulin in relation to sarcopenic obesityDiane Jaworski26A
Josh TylerTracking Phosphorous Forms Using Enzymatic HydrolysisJane Hill52A
Michal UrsinyEffect of Ni2+ on Urinary Bladder Smooth Muscle and Urodynamics in Healthy and Obstructed Female RatsKatarina Zvarova54A
Mathew WajdaFunctional Role of Flight Muscle in Male Courtship Song of Drosophila melanogasterJim Vigoreaux27A
Wenbo WangImproving Functionality of Probiotic Goat’s Milk Yogurt Using Polymerized Whey Protein as a Co-thickening AgentMing Guo1A
Simone WillettProgram Specialization for Wireless Sensor NetworksChristian Skalka49A
Songtao WoOrganic Thin Film Deposition by Hollow Pen MethodRandall Headrick36A
Sarah WoodwardEnhancing economic development in the central business district of Barre City, Vermont through participatory researchQingbin Wang5A
Tamar WrightA Needs Assessment for the Role of a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in JamaicaMarcia Ring57A
Jiaxin YuInvestigating the Spatial Distribution of the Stream Sediment Dwelling WormLori Stevens58A
Gena ZollmanDaily Stess and Sexual Arousal in Survivors of Childhood Sexual AbuseAlessandra Rellini41A

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Name Title Advisor Location
Advanced Digital Art ClassConverging Paths: Town and GownKatherine Marmor9B
Mohammed Al-KatebTemporal Continuous Query Processing over Data StreamsByung Lee31B
Ali BayirMacrocyles through fragmentation of fused bicyclic ring systemsMatthias Brewer11B
Caitlin CampbellThe Odd Couple: Indigenous Group and International NGO Cooperation Creates A Two-Pronged Approach to Halt Development of the Narmada RiverRobert Bartlett16B
Joshua CarreraTreatment of Exotic Plants on the Rocky Mountain FrontAllan Strong55B
Cynthia ConquestEffects of Exercise on Hippocampus-Dependent Learning and Hippocampal Activity in RatsJohn Green21B
William DeWittImaging protein statistical substate occupancy in a spectrum-function phase spaceKelvin Chu20B
Jillian DiamondGrowing up with a Sibling with Special Needs: Reflections of Young Adults on the Diagnosis of Their SiblingNancy Diamond28B
Carolyn DundonMore than Sexual Function: Predictors of Sexual Satisfaction in a Sample of Women age 40-70.Alessandra Rellini13B
Aubrey EdsonChildhood Maltreatment and Parenting Style: Implications for Anxiety SensitivityTimothy Stickle22B
Gregory EngelTranscriptional regulation of Enhancer of Split (E(spl)) targets by various mercury species.Matthew Rand46B
Jacob EvansSame Great Taste: How Advertising Influences the Food Choices Made By ConsumersRichard Watts4B
Cindy FonsecaHistochemical and Stereological Characterization of Vascular Remodeling with AgeEdwin Bovill47B
Danielle FontaineProtein Synthesis and Gene Expression in Loaded Intervertebral DiscIan Stokes1B
Christopher FrenchAutophagic cell death in the myocardium of mice subjected to ischemia followed by reperfusion Burton Sobel42B
Lila FullerEmergency contraception: High school nurses and health educators' perceptions of adolescent knowledge and access of ECHendrika Maltby50B
Ashley GagneSweet Whey as a Nutrient Source for Phanerochaete chrysosporium in Bioremediation Scott Costa48B
Sarah GreenbergProviding Communication Gateways for In-Situ Environmental Monitoring with Wireless Sensor NetworksChristian Skalka38B
Sarah GruverDesign and Thermal Analysis of a Passive Solar, Earth-Bermed Greenhouse for the George D. Aiken Forestry Sciences Laboratory Gary Hawley53B
Jill HoffmanIncreased myenteric neuronal activity contributes to dysmotility in the inflamed guinea pig distal colon.Gary Mawe45B
Jem HughesTruancy Fayneese Miller29B
Molly KaplanConspecific Attraction as a Management Tool in Upland SandpipersAllan Strong56B
Joseph KlausHantavirus and Arenavirus Host-Pathogen InteractionsJason Botten40B
Amanda KutzAge Differences in Memory for Emotional Information: The Effect of Encoding Instructions and Emotional ValenceJulie Dumas23B
Jacqueline LeBlancMeasures of Economic and Community Impact in Central Vermont through LACEJane Kolodinsky3B
Patrick LongRegulation of Aminoacylase Expression in NeuroblastomaDiane Jaworski19B
Alexa LopezIndividual differences in Iowa Gambling Task: possible role of early punishment intensityStephen Higgins24B
Yacouba Mulu LubulaThe Role(s) of EhSec22 and the Endoplasmic Reticulum in Entamoeba histolytica PhagocytosisChristopher Huston6B
Michael MacciniAre Mandates the Answer? Improving Palliative Care and Pain Management in VermontJan Carney43B
Maggie MacDonaldResponse to Intervention: The Use of a Low-Tech Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) Device for Language Development in a Child with a Traumatic Brain Injury Catherine Krupa Lavigne14B
Evan MalinaDetermination of Mechanical Properties by Indentation in Nanoscale Metallic Wires using Atomic Force MicroscopyFrederic Sansoz34B
Chelsea McShaneMental State Talk Between Mothers and Their Typical Developing Children or Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Tiffany Hutchins15B
Ryan MelnichukThe effect of anecic and epi/endogeic earthworms (Lumbricus terrestris and Amynthas agrestis) on soil biogeochemistry and nematodesJosef Gorres8B
Michael OlsonRemote Sensing of Forest Health Trends in the Northeastern United StatesJennifer Pontius54B
Walten OwensDevelopment of a 30Kw inductively-coupled plasma torch for high temperature aerospace material testing at UVM.Douglas Fletcher33B
Gregory ParrishThe Uses and Limitations of Ground Penetrating Radar in Understanding Quaternary Till Structures in Northern VermontStephen Wright17B
Samuel Paskin-FlerlageCharacterization of the spatial expression of flightin among arthropods: an evolutionary investigation of the specialization of a flight muscle proteinJim Vigoreaux10B
Naomi PollicaSystems Modeling of Chagas Disease in Guatemala Using STELLALori Stevens30B
Lizzy PopeThe impact of high-calorie-expenditure exercise on quality of life and exercise enjoyment in high-risk older adultsJean Harvey-Berino2B
Dongmin QianOptimization and control of electric curtains for efficient dust mitigationJeffrey Marshall35B
Scott QuinnDesigning a Prosthetic Leg for Playing SoccerMichael Coleman36B
Brittany RaymondSet-shifting in a Rat Model of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)John Green25B
Amy RumoraStructural and functional characterization of the core single-stranded DNA-binding domain of purine-rich element binding protein B (Purβ)Robert Kelm39B
Spencer ScholzAssembly of small molecule PAC1 receptor antagonists as a potential anxiolyticMatthias Brewer12B
Madeline ShellgrenThe Language Ideology of Vermont High School StudentsEmily Manetta18B
Chelsea StevensonVarying the duration of aerosol delivery: a means to probe the kinetics of methacholine transport to the airway smooth muscleJason Bates37B
Alec StranahanTranslational Regulation of Drosophila NotchGregory Gilmartin7B
Katie Stuart-ShorThe Implications of the Electronic Medical Record on Nurse Bedside Shift Hand-offLinda Greenfield49B
Phan ThaiDifferences in TCR Intensity Signal Between αβ and γδ T Cells Manifests as Differences in Caspase Activity and Cell SurvivalRalph Budd41B
Maya ThomasRiparian soil phosphorus and stream channel migration at Allen Brook in Chittenden County, VTDonald Ross52B
Travis ToddRenewal of responding following extinction of an instrumental responseMark Bouton26B
Benjamin WareChest Pain Continuous Quality Improvement (CPCQI)Kalev Freeman51B
Abbey WeithN-Terminal Fragments of Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein-C Inhibit Actomyosin Motility by Tethering ActinDavid Warshaw44B
Brittney YeglaEffects of Exercise on Working Memory in a Rat Model of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)John Green27B
Lingbo YuProbabilistic Principal Component Analysis using Expectation Maximization (PPCA-EM) for Analyzing 3D Volumes with Missing DataMichael Radermacher32B
Lihua ZhouDevelopment of Safe Paper Glue Sticks Using Whey Protein as a Major IngredientMing Guo5B

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