2011 SRC Poster Presentations (Alphabetical)

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

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Please note that the following students are part of collaborations and are listed under the name of the student last name in quotes:


Name Title Advisor Location
Gabrielle AndersonTau Regulation of Kinesin Motility During Axonal TransportChristopher Berger25A
Kathryn AutenSystems Biology of Coagulation and Trauma-Induced CoagulopathyKalev Freeman54A
Trevor AvantAtomistic Simulation Study of Indentation of Nickel NanowiresFrederic Sansoz41A
Lauren BlackingtonAn Evaluation of the Effectiveness of an All-Girls and an All-Boys Residential Summer Camp in Fostering Positive Attitudes Toward Women Jacqueline Weinstock35A
John BlehWhy are Some Job Seekers attracted by Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? Identifying the Signals that CSR Sends to Job Seekers David Jones18A
Evelyn BoardmanFactors Controlling Insect Assemblages in Headwater Streams along an Elevation GradientAlan McIntosh33A
Sean BullisAn Immunohistochemical Analysis of Threonyl-tRNA Synthetase Expression in Patients with High Grade Prostate CancerChristopher Francklyn6A
Christine BurkeUsing Photovoice to Explore Maternal Perceptions of Child Health Issues in BangladeshHendrika Maltby46A
Samantha CaseEffects of small molecules on Candida albicans biofilm formationDouglas Johnson42A
Lei ChenDistributed Consensus Building in Wireless Sensor NetworksJeff Frolik28A
Suraj CherianModulation of excitability and olfactory responses in mouse vomeronasal sensory neurons by estrogenRona Delay17A
Sarah ClarkC-fos as a marker for neuronal activity in the cortex of nicotine injected miceRae Nishi45A
Faye ConteQuality of Life and Food Deserts in Northern Rural ClimatesJane Kolodinsky61A
Judith ContompasisComparative Analysis of Flightin Expression in Crustacea. Jim Vigoreaux14A
Joanna CowenTreating Patients and Their Stories: An Investigation of Family and Strengths-Based PediatricsHolly Busier59A
Ted CrookGroundwater investigation in Craftsbury, VT, using integrated geophysical technologies Laura Webb34A
Chelsea DavidoffCurrent State of the Dairy Farming Industry in VermontJane Kolodinsky23A
Tiyasha De PintoChittenden County Metropolitan Planning Organization's (CCMPO) Transportation Improvement Project's (TIP) Prioritization ProcessAsim Zia62A
Patrick DunseithImpact of Compost Materials on Microbial Community Function for the Management of Plant Pathogens and Weed SeedsDeborah Neher Weicht27A
Veronica FoelberAn amino terminal deletion of Drosophila flightin affects flight and courtship behavior. Jim Vigoreaux8A
Jenna ForanUsing Comic Strip Conversations to Address Obsessive-Compulsive Hand Washing in an Adolescent with Asperger SyndromeTiffany Hutchins20A
Francisco Garcia-CandelarioA Mechanical Simulator of Cascading Failure in the Power GridPaul Hines30A
Courtney GilesUtilization of Organic Acid-Producing Pseudomonads to Improve Plant Access to Mineral-Bound Phytate in SoilsHerman Meyers39A
Talia GlesnerEarly Intervention Treatment Court Pilot Program: t A Case StudyHerman Meyers38A
Hermaine JeanA Case for a Greater Awareness of Individualized Education: Consequences of Collective Learning in St.LuciaKatrinell Davis31A
Lance JenningsHow does land use influence cyclist route choice? A geospatial analysis of commuter routes and cycling facilities.Brian Lee65A
Daniel KentThe Democratic Anchorage of a Complex Adaptive Governance NetworkChristopher Koliba40A
Nikki KleitzelInstitutionalization: A look at Ceausescu's Legacy and Post-Socialist RomaniaJeanne Shea4A
Isabel KloumannCharacterizing the radio frequency timing stability of fast and millisecond pulsarsJoanna Rankin53A
Cody LamarcheOptical Microscopy of Discotic Organic Semiconductor Crystalline FilmsMadalina Furis52A
Jacqueline LeBlancClassifying Food HubsDavid Conner22A
Alyson LindquistSexual Dimorphism of Kisspeptin Expression in the Embryonic Avian HypothalamusCynthia Forehand43A
Wingyin LoDiagnostic implications of microRNA expression profile in thyroid cancerElzbieta Zakrzewska3A
Meghan MaddenA Comparison of Physical Environment and Health Status in Urban and Rural BangladeshHendrika Maltby47A
Jonathan MaddisonWicked problems in the media: A content analysis of news discourse on tailpipe emissionsRichard Watts64A
Nicole MailleOptimizing Purification Techniques for PKG Expression in Mammalian CellsWolfgang Dostmann10A
Cynthia McCormackExploring Herbal Remedies in BangladeshHendrika Maltby48A
Kathryn MorelliDoes Monoclonal Antibody 3F8, a Passive Immunotherapy for Neuroblastoma, Cause Severe Pain Upon Infusion Due To Activating Nociceptive Neurons?Rae Nishi11A
Elysia NelsonExploring the Connections between Social Capital, Trust, and Environmental AttitudesThomas Macias63A
Leah NovingerCharacterization of tumor associated antigens using a recombinant expression of a patient derived breast cancer cDNA library and autologous serumDavid Krag19A
Parminder PadgettExamination of the BESTest: reliability and clinical insightsSusan Kasser50A
Darlene PetersonL-serine and IMP Synergy in T1R3 Knock Out Mice: Does it Exist?Eugene Delay12A
Kyriel PineaultChanges in LRP-1 Phosphorylation Mediated by Factor V Binding to its Specific Receptor on MegakaryocytesBeth Bouchard36A
Meagan QuinlanProbing the structural determinants of the cyclic nucleotide binding sites of cGMP-dependent protein kinase IαWolfgang Dostmann57A
Noah QuinlanRegulation of Reactive Astrocyte-Derived Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells by the Sox2 Transcription FactorJeffrey Spees13A
Brittany RaymondExercise is Anxiogenic Before It Is AnxiolyticJohn Green58A
Adam Rhodes-RoganDIfferences in Intentions to Quit or Reduce in Medical and Non-Medical users of MarijuanaJohn Hughes56A
Theresa RuswickThe effect of invasive earthworms on historic vegetation plots on Camels Hump, VermontJosef Gorres32A
Vandana SakamuriDesign of a 2.4 GHz Interrogator for a Rectenna-Based Sensor SystemJeff Frolik29A
Gregory SmithCharacterization of the Alanyl-tRNA Synthetase Fidelity Mechanism by Kinetic Analysis of Editing Domain MutantsChristopher Francklyn7A
Brooke SteevesCOMETKalev Freeman16A
Student Leadership, Elizabeth Appleby, Samantha Baigelman, Peter Bazinet, Erin Conway, Maya Curtis, Wyatt Fowler, Nicholas Gordon, Laura Kim, Felicia Mensah, Candace Morgan, Thanh Nguyen, Kathleen O'Brien, Hope Salvan, Col Tulien, Virginia Winans, Kelsey WooleyIndependent Study in Student Leadership Janet Bossange5A
Mark SuozzoCorrelating Laboratory Behavior of Porous Concrete to Field BehaviorMandar Dewoolkar60A
Kelly SwindlehurstSurvey of Response to Instruction Implementation in Vermont Middle and High SchoolsHerman Meyers37A
Ethan ThompsonAn Economic Analysis of Biogas Powered Electrical Generation on Vermont Dairy FarmsQingbin Wang24A
Kathryn TurnbullMolecular Diversity of Methanogens in the Hindgut of Bactrian Camels (Bactrianus camelus) from Two ZoosAndre-Denis Wright2A
Justin Van BackerTaste induction in miceEugene Delay44A
Bridget VanzoAuditor Influence on IFRS Narrative Disclosures within the European UnionSusan Hughes1A
Lauren VivianA Family-Centered Approach for Training Two Parents to use Comic Strip Conversations with their Child with AutismTiffany Hutchins21A
Mathew WajdaAnalysis of courtship behavior in flight muscle mutants of Drosophila melanogasterJim Vigoreaux15A
Breanna WhittakerCreating Healthier Food Retailers in Rural Vermont: Consumer Perspectives and Store CharacteristicsAmy Nickerson26A
Aaron WithamVermont’s Social Network of Organizations Promoting Sustainable Transportation Policy: A Case Study Comparison with Maine and New HampshireRichard Watts66A
Stephanie YoungSearching for Core Emission in Classical Conal Double PulsarsJoanna Rankin51A
Jennifer ZanglRejection Sensitivity as Mediator Between Stigma and Romantic Relationship SatisfactionCarol Miller55A
Evangelia ZgonisNIMED: Nasogastric Tube Insertion Using Midazolam in the Emergency DepartmentKalev Freeman9A
Kristen ZielinskiGreater lateral displacement of the transversus abdominis muscle and greater pre-treatment lumbar multifidus muscle thickening in people with low back pain associates with greater functional improvementSharon Henry49A

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Name Title Advisor Location
Nicholas AllgaierLearning from the Past: Empirical Correction of Models of Natural Chaotic PhenomenaChristopher Danforth42B
Joshua AuerbachEvolving Robot Morphologies and Controllers with CPPNsJoshua Bongard27B
Samantha BaigelmanArt Education for Juvenile Rehabilitation Center ResidentsChristine Campbell5B
Elias BaldwinPhotographs of Vergennes, VermontMary Beth Barritt35B
Charlie BeaupiedScreening for Novel Growth Factor Induced cyclic-AMP dependent Proetin Kinase A InteractionsPaula Deming58B
Florence BecotEconomical impact of food safety certification on diversified farmers in VermontDavid Conner24B
Bior BiorDisabled-1 Functions as a Dynamic Switch Regulating Reelin Receptor Endocytic MachineryBryan Ballif11B
Joshua BouffardMicrocontroller Based Unmanned Aerial VehicleStephen Titcomb30B
Anne BradyGender Differences in the Association between Child Narcissism and Forms and Functions of Aggressive BehaviorDianna Murray-Close61B
Robert Brenna IIII-Sharing and Face-to-Face Encounters with Objectively Dissimilar OthersElizabeth Pinel63B
Jessica CassavaughGlycogen Synthase Kinase 3β (GSK3β) Targets Hypoxia Inducible Factor-1 (HIF-1a) for Proteasomal Degradation During HypoxiaKaren Lounsbury46B
Alden Clemments, Alden Clemments, Alexandra DuncanDevelopment of Particle-Based Imaging and MRI Contrast AgentsChristopher Landry19B
Jennifer ColbyAssessing VT Grass-Based Livestock Farms and Agricultural Policy ImplicationsRobert Parsons26B
Kyle ConcannonStrategies to Integrate Population Health and Health Policy into Medical Education: Relationships Between Public Health Knowledge and Attitudes in Medical Students.Jan Carney8B
Dylan CongerUsing a Predictive Computational Model to Improve the Results of Cooperative WorkJoshua Bongard28B
Eileen CrehanThe eyes have it: How we know when others are looking at usRobert Althoff21B
Amanda DeSennaStories from the North Country: Women of Color with HIV/AIDs Living in Rural New EnglandSondra Solomon68B
Margaret Dunn-CarverIncreasing Physical Activity of Preschool StudentsJean Harvey53B
Meghan EddyThe effects of voluntary exercise on discrimination and set-shifting in male Wistar rats. John Green64B
Devan ForbesCompulsory Sterilization of Native Americans and the Racist Motivations Within the Eugenics MovementLutz Kaelber70B
Kate FournierThe Vermont Legislative Research ServiceCurtis Ventriss38B
Douglas FoxOptimizing the cellular uptake of porous silicon dioxide microspheresChristopher Landry6B
Shirley FrimpongAnalyzing interleukin 21 (IL-21) in CD4 T cell lymphocyte in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients Mercedes Rincon59B
Jason FuchsVoltage-gated potassium channels in the cerebellum and eyeblink conditioningJohn Green65B
Katherine GalloDecreasing Ferromagnetic Interference on the Position and Orientation of a Sensor in a DC Electromagnetic TrackerKurt Oughstun29B
Danielle GenoKnowledge, Attitudes, Training, and Practice Patterns Involving Theory of Mind: A Survey of School-Based Speech Language Pathologists Providing Services to Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderTiffany Hutchins23B
Jonathan GonzalezGrazing history impacts mycorrhizal communities and plant tolerance to simulated herbivore damageAlison Brody57B
Samuel Gorton, Samuel Gorton, Jason McCune-SandersDesign and analysis of biothermal energy generation from forest and agriculture feedstocksDonna Rizzo47B
Ian GoyetteBreaking Quantum Mirrors with Thermal FluctuationsDennis Clougherty55B
Rachel GregoryInvestigation into effect of climate variables on δ¹³C in tree chronologies from VermontShelly Rayback33B
Charles HackettModulating neural stem cell Fas expression in EAEYang Mao-Draayer17B
Laura HermannThe Lived Experience of Siblings of Duchenne Muscular DystrophySharyl Toscano60B
Michael HerrmannSexual conflict in hybrid harvester ant reproductivesSara Cahan15B
Kristi HerzerThe Stress Response of Microbes to Altered Gravity Conditions: the case of Pseudomonas aeruginosaJane Hill20B
Nathan JebbettDifferential Effects of Methylmercury and Mercury Chloride on Cytokine-Evoked Stat3 Phosphorylation and Reactive Oxygen Species FormationFelix Eckenstein50B
Max KravitzAdipocyte Cell Size and Insulin Resistance in Human ObesityWilliam Tharp16B
Chelsea Krisanda, Justin Parent, Chelsea Krisanda, Fiona Mills, Anna WrightPredictors of the Outcome of a Parenting Group Curriculum: A Pilot Study Rex Forehand67B
Stanislaw KrzyzanowskiInduction of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell (VSMC) Gene Expression by Angiotensin II and Platelet Derived Growth Factor (PDGF) via cAMP Response Element Binding Protein (CREB)Karen Lounsbury13B
G. Michael LaMuraglia IIGeneration of functional lung epithelial cells from embryonic stem cells: a possible therapeutic approach for cystic fibrosisDaniel Weiss9B
Tenzin LhakhangInteractome of radiation-induced microRNA predicted target genesMuhammad Chaudhry44B
Greg LiebermanThe Effects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on White Matter in the Human Brain as Measured by Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance ImagingMagdalena Naylor52B
Stephanie McDonoughEffects of a Weight/Health Management Course on Undergraduates' Self Esteem Lynne Bond66B
Ashley McKhannForecasting Chaos in a Toy ClimateChristopher Danforth41B
Michelle McNamaraK252a disrupts DRG axon growth in E5 chick embryoCynthia Forehand49B
Brendon MillerNanoporous Particles as Encapsulation and Delivery Devices for Enzymatic DecontaminantsChristopher Landry18B
Kathryn MitchellAn ethnographic study: Health concerns and innovative solutions of Ugandan womenSarah Abrams69B
Christina MooreProtective Role of Teacher Preference for At Risk ChildrenHerman Meyers40B
Richard NamThe effects of transportation system limitations for low-income households in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.Jane Kolodinsky25B
Susan OnderwyzerIncarcerated Womens' Initiative DETER Program EvaluationHerman Meyers37B
Chris PageBioremediation Potential of the White Rot Fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium, on Solid Wood Chips Augmented with Sweet WheyScott Costa32B
Rebecca PincusResearch Proposal: Energizing National Security: The US Military Agenda for Energy Policy and National SecurityHerman Meyers39B
Vincenzo PirainoRoles for PACAP and the PAC1 receptor in anxiety-like behavior in female ratsDonna Toufexis34B
Hannah ReithingerBioenergetics and the Effects of Daily Fluctuating Temperature on the Growth of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)J. Marsden12B
Brian RomanerAcoustic Analysis as a Potential Biomarker of PTSDMichael Cannizzaro51B
Jennifer RousseauFaculty Research at The University of Vermont: Activities, Approaches & Off‐Campus InvolvementJames Mosenthal36B
Ali SadeghiECG patterns and cognitive outcomes following mild traumatic brain injuryKalev Freeman4B
Julia Secker-WalkerInvestigating the Interaction and Co-localization of VASP and Abl in Mammalian CellsPaula Deming7B
Tamara StoneAnalyzing the Effect of Humidity on Measuring the Size Distribution of Ultrafine ParticlesBritt Holmen31B
Kanayo TatsumiCell Adhesion Molecule 1 (CADM1), a Novel Venous Thrombosis Risk Factor, Is Ubiquitously Present in Vascular Endothelium and Smooth Muscle CellsEdwin Bovill45B
Nicole TuckerThe effects of right-hemisphere language dominance on disfluencies and rate of speechBarry Guitar22B
Jonathan VickATP Excites Mouse Vomeronasal Sensory NeuronsRona Delay14B
Mackenzie WalkerImaging The World Kalev Freeman54B
Guorong WangDevelop Whey Protein-based Safe Liquid Paper GlueMing Guo2B
Erika WeiszThe Influence of Perceived Popularity on the Emergence of Anxious/Depressed Symptoms in Relationally Aggressive Girls Dianna Murray-Close62B
Katharine WhiteQuantifying field and satellite observed forest vegetation phenology of Vermont in response to decadal climate changeJennifer Pontius48B
Corrie WilcoxHybridization and Food Effects in Pogonomyrmex Harvester AntsSara Cahan10B
Glenn XiquesTracking Convergence: The Impact of Public Lobbying on Business Combination Financial Reporting StandardsSusan Hughes1B
Bethany YonSchool children’s consumption of lower-calorie flavored milk; a plate waste studyRachel Johnson3B
Jiarui ZhangImpact of swimming speed on bacterial adhesionJane Hill43B
Jon ZirkleImpacts of clover underseeding on Fusarium head blight, deoxynivalenol concentrations, crude protein, and grain yield on organic spring wheat in VermontSidney Bosworth56B

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