Published Students

Here’s where you can learn about UROP students who have been recognized in a publication, meeting abstract, or poster presentation. If your UROP project resulted in a paper, award, performance, or presentation, please submit an accomplishment form so we can showcase the information. (Note: some links may not work from off-campus computers due to publisher agreements.)

The following is a list of research accomplishments by Boston University undergraduates in 2016. Achievements from previous years can be found using the links along the right side of the page.

2016 Publications

Anar Alshanbayeva, Nicole Carter, Eric Salas Rodriguez (Professors Trevor Siggers and Thomas Gilmore, CAS)
Mansfield K, N Carter, A Alshanbayeva, E Salas Rodriguez, A Penvose, L Nguyen, JR Finnerty, T Siggers, TD Gilmore. 2016. The Non-canonical Pathway is the Basal NF-κB Pathway. Manuscript in preparation.

Maria Barrios (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG)
C. Zhang, M. Barrios, R.M. Alani, M. Cabodi, and J.Y. Wong (2016) “A microfluidic Transwell to study chemotaxis” Experimental Cell Research 342(2):159-65. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2016.03.010.

Hersh Bendre (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG)
E.L. Lee, H. Bendre, A. Kalmykov, and J.Y. Wong (2015) “Surface modification of uniaxial cyclic strain cell culture platform with temperature-responsive polymer for cell sheet detachment,” Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3:7899-7902.

Claire Brown (Professors Melissa Holt, SED, Jennifer Greif Green, SED, Mina Tsay-Vogel, COM, Joanna Davidson, CAS)
Holt, M.K., Green, J.G., Tsay-Vogel, M., Davidson, J., & Brown, C. (under review). Multidisciplinary approaches to research on bullying in adolescence.

Alex Canova (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS)
Centi, J., Freeman, R., Gibbons, C.H., Neargarder, S., Canova, A., Cronin-Golomb, A. (in press). The effects of orthostatic hypotension on cognition in Parkinson’s disease. Neurology.

Shaffer R, A Yeo, L Kagermazova, Y Liu, M Babaei, S Penix, KA Allen, TD Gilmore, A Whitty. 2016. Characterization of a New Domain Involved in a Conformational Change that is Required for NEMO Function. Manuscript in preparation.

Haery L, S Mussakhan, DJ Waxman & TD Gilmore. 2016. Evidence for an oncogenic modifier role for mutant histone acetyltransferases in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Leukemia & Lymphoma, in press.

Bridget Chak (Professor Peter Buston, CAS)
SM Mattison, B Beheim, B Chak & PM Buston. 2016. Offspring sex preferences among matrilineal and patrilineal Mosuo in Southwest China revealed by differences in parity progression. Royal Society Open Science in press.

Peter Chen (Professor Linda Doerrer, CAS)
Peter E. Chen, James McNeely, June S. Lum, Evan J. Gardner, Val Phillips, James A. Golen, Arnold L. Rheingold, Linda H. Doerrer. 2016. LCu(u-X)2CuL compounds: An induced cuprophilic interaction. Polyhedron, 116, 204-215.

Jason Chin (Professor Kathleen Corriveau, SED)
Corriveau, K.H., Min, G., Chin, J. & Doan, S. (2016).  Do as I do, not as I say: Children’s learning of self-regulatory strategies.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 143, 179-187.

Yishun Chua (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG)
C.D. Hartman, B.C. Isenberg, S.G. Chua, and J.Y. Wong (accepted) “Vascular smooth muscle cell durotaxis depends on extracellular matrix composition,”PNAS.

Brantley Coleman, Kshitij Parag-Sharma & Jason Casler (Professor Mikel Garcia-Marcos, MED)
BD Coleman, A Marivin, K Parag-Sharma, V DiGiacomo, S Kim, JS Pepper, J Casler, LT Nguyen, MR  Koelle, M Garcia-Marcos. Evolutionary Conservation of a GPCR-Independent Mechanism of Trimeric G Protein Activation. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Mar;33(3):820-37

Aberdine Donaldson (Professors Jennifer Greif Green, SED, Donna Pincus, CAS, Jonathan Comer, CAS)
Green, J.G., Comer, J.S., Donaldson, A., Elkins, R.M., Nadeau, M.S., Reid, G., & Pincus, D.B. (2016). School functioning and use of school-based accommodations by treatment-seeking anxious children. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.

Robert Finan and Marcus Casillas (Professor  Michael Mendillo, CAS)    M. Mendillo, R Finan, Jeffrey Baumgardner, Joei Wroten, Carlos Martinis and Marcus Casillas. (in press) 2016. A Stable Auroral Red (SAR) Arc with Multiple Emission Features [Paper #2016JA023258] to Journal of Geophysical Research – Space Physics.

Julie Fishman, Sviatlana Rose, Christy Li, Jia Yu, Oliver Chung, Janani Ramachandran, Patrick Ferrel, Vijeta Patel, Arlene Reyna, Hajerah Hameeduddin, James Chaves, Evan Bardot, David Lee (Cynthia Bradham – CAS Biology)
Michael L Piacentino, DT Zuch, J FishmanS Rose, Emily E Speranza, C LiJ YuO ChungJ RamachandranP Ferrell, V Patel, A ReynaH Hameeduddin, J Chaves, Finnegan B Hewitt, E Bardot, D Lee, Amanda B Core,  John D Hogan, Jessica L Keenan, Lingqi Luo, Jasmin Coulombe-Huntington, Todd A.Blute, Ekaterina Oleinik, Jonas Ibn-Salem, Albert J Poustka, and Cynthia A. Bradham. 2016. RNA-Seq identifies sulfated proteogylcans as a skeletal patterning cue in sea urchin embryos. Development, in press.

Piacentino ML, O Chung, J Ramachandran, DT Zuch, J Yu, EA Conaway, A Reyna, CA Bradham. 2016. Zygotic LvBMP5-8 Is Required for Skeletal Patterning and for Left-Right but not Dorsal-Ventral Specification in the Sea Urchin Embryo. Developmental Biology 412: 44-56

Casey L. Flynn (Professor Paul Withers, CAS)
M. F. Vogt, P. Withers, K. Fallows, C. L. Flynn, D. J. Andrews, F. Duru, and D. D. Morgan (2016), Electron densities in the ionosphere of Mars: A comparison of MARSIS and radio occultation measurements, completed draft circulating with coauthors, J. Geophys. Res., in press.

Kathryn Gramigna,  (Scott Seider, SED)

Seider, S., Graves, D., El-Amin, A., *Clark, S., *Soutter, M., *Tamerat, J., *Jennett, P., **Gramigna, K., **Yung, J, **Kenslea, M. & *Sklarwitz, S. (in press). Preparing adolescents attending progressive and no excuses urban charter high schools to analyze, navigate, and challenge race and class inequality. Teachers College Record, 119(2).

Tony Joudi, Shanan Emmanuel  (Professor Kim McCall, CAS)

Meehan TL, TF Joudi , AK Timmons, JD Taylor, C Habib, JS Peterson,  Emmanuel, NC Franc, K McCall. 2016. Components of the Engulfment Machinery Have Distinct Roles in Corpse Processing. PLoS ONE 11: e0158217

Kathryn Gramigna, Jennifer Yung (Professor Scott Seider, SED)
D Graves, A El-Amin, S Clark, M Soutter, J Tamerat, Jennett, P., K Gramigna, J Yung, M Kenslea & Sklarwitz, S. (in press). Preparing adolescents attending progressive and no excuses urban charter high schools to analyze, navigate, and challenge race and class inequality. Teachers College Record.

Johannsen, (Professor Scott Seider, SED)

Seider, S., Graves, D., El-Amin, A., *Soutter, M., *Tamerat, J., *Jennett, P., *Clark, S., **Johannsen, J., & **Malhotra, S. (revise and resubmit). Developing sociopolitical consciousness of race and class inequality in adolescents attending progressive and no excuses urban charter high schools.

Ryan Knox (Veronika Wirtz, SPH)
RP Knox, VJ Wirtz, RO Laing & M Ewen. 2016. Insulin Promotion: A Study of Insulin Advertising in Medical Journals. Diabetes (JUNE), 65(Supplement 1): A568, diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/content/diabetes/65/Supplement_1/A564.full.pdf.

Kelsey Landaverde, Kimberly Luttik (Professor Camron Bryant, MED)

Kirkpatrick SL, Goldberg LR, Yazdani N, Babbs RK, Wu J, Reed ER, Jenkins DF, Bolgioni A, Landaverde KI, Luttik KP, Mitchell KS, Kumar V, Johnson WE, Mulligan MK, Cottone P, Bryant CD (2016). Cytoplasmic FMRP-interacting protein 2 is a major genetic factor underlying binge eating. Under review, Biological Psychiatry

Karolina Lapinska, Genevieve Housman, Sarah Heerboth, Amber Willbanks (Professor Sibaji Sarkar, MED)

Karolina Lapinska, Genevieve Housman, Shannon Byler, Sarah Heerboth, Amber Willbanks, Anuja Oza, and Sibaji Sarkar. The Effects of Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor and Calpain Inhibitor Combination Therapies on Ovarian Cancer Cells. ANTICANCER RESEARCH. 2016. 36 (11): 5731-5742.

Nicholson CJ, Seta F, Lee S, Morgan KG. MicroRNA-203 mimics age-related aortic smooth muscle dysfunction of cytoskeletal pathways. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 2016, in press.

Carley Lemay (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS)
CJ Jordan, C Lemay, LP Dwoskin & KM Kantak. 2016. Adolescent d-amphetamine treatment in a rodent model of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Impact on cocaine abuse vulnerability in adulthood. Psychopharmacology in press.

Raleigh Linville (Joe Tien – ENG)
R Linville, NF Boland , Covarrubias, G., Price, G.M. & Tien, J., Physical and chemical signals that promote vascularization of capillary-scale channels. Cell. Mol. Bioeng., in press.

Linlin Meng, Pierre-Francois Meyer, Meghan Leary, Youssef Mohammad, Shelbi Ferber (Jen-Wei Lin, CAS)

L Meng, PF NR Meyer, ML Leary, YM Mohammad, SD Ferber, and JW Lin. Effects of Deltamethrin on Crayfish motor Axon Activity and Neuromuscular Transmission. Neuroscience Letters. Feb; 617(6):32-38.

Brennan J, J Messerschmidt, M Reynoso, JR Finnerty, TW Siggers, TD Gilmore. 2016. Characterization of the Toll-like Receptor from the Starlet Sea Anemone Nematostella vectensis. Manuscript in preparation

Erin Miller (Michael Grodin, SPH)
Ehrlich, Lara. “Resistance of the Soul.” Arts & Sciences May 2016: n. pag. http://www.bu.edu/cas/magazine/spring16/resistance-of-the-soul/

S. Hildebrandt, S. Benedict, E.Miller, M. Gaffney, M. Grodin. The ‘forgotten’ historical chapters of transcervical sterilization: Unethical antecedents of Essure, a contemporary and contested technique. (submitted for review to the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences.

J. Kelly, E. Miller, and MA. Grodin. Resistance or Complicity: Medical and Religious Responses to Law Under the Third Reich. (in press for book, Law and the Third Reich)

Grodin with assistance from E. MillerReview Article for Journal of Pediatrics for article entitled, “Waiver of consent in a trial intervention occurring at birth— How do the parents feel?”

Brian Monroy (Rosella Cappella Zielinski, CAS)
Monroy, Brian. “Birds of Pay: The F-35 and the Costs of Sharing Defense Production.” The International Relations Review at Boston University, May 2016, 16-19.

Sarah Nocco (Professor Frank Naya, CAS Biology)
NL Estrella, AL Clark, CA Desjardins, SE Nocco, and FJ Naya. 2015. MEF2D Deficiency in Neonatal Cardiomyocytes Triggers Cell Cycle Re-entry and Programmed Cell Death in vitro. J Biol Chem. 290(40): 24367-80.

Daniel Norton, Victoria Nguyen, Michaela Lewis (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS)

Norton, D.J., Nguyen, V.A., Lewis, M.F., Reynolds, G.O., Somers, D.C., Cronin-Golomb, A. (2016). Visuospatial attention to single and multiple objects is independently impaired in Parkinson’s disease. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 10;11(3):e0150013, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150013. eCollection 2016. PMC4786138.

Paige Parack (Professor Vipul Chitalia, MED)
Shashar Moshe, Jamaica Siwak, Umit Tapan, Shin Yin Lee, Rosana D. Meyer, Paige Parrack, Josenia Tan, Fatemeh Khatami, Jean Francis, Qing Zhao, Kevan Hartshorn, Vijaya B. Kolachalama, Nader Rahimi and Vipul Chitalia. 2016. c-Cbl mediates the degradation of tumorigenic nuclear beta-catenin contributing to the heterogeneity in Wnt activity in colorectal tumors. Oncotarget, 2016.

Williams L, J Brennan, K Mansfield, L Fuess, E Salas Rodriguez, J Awtry, S Banic, C Chacko, A Chezian, D Dowers, F Estrada, Y-H Hsieh, J Kang, W Li, Z Malchiodi, J Malinowski, S Matuszak, T McTigue IV, D Mueller, B Nguyen, M Nguyen, P Nguyen, S Nguyen, N Njoku, K Patel, W Pelligrini, T Pliakas, D Qadir, E Ryan, A Schiffer, A Thiel, V Weis, K Spilios, L Mydlarz, TD Gilmore. 2016. Characterization of an NF-κB Protein from the Endangered Coral Orbicella faveolata. Manuscript in preparation

Noah Segal (Professors Jennifer Greif Green, Gregg Harbaugh, SED) Green, J.G., Guzman, J., Didaskalou, E., Harbaugh, A.G., Segal, N., LaBillois, J. (in revision). Teacher recognition of student mental health problems and provision of early supports: A vignette-based study.

Nicole A Snyder, Genevieve Housman, Meghan Leary, Karolina Lapinska, Sarah Heerboth, Amber Willbanks (Professor Sibaji Sarkar-BUSM-Cancer Center/Medicine)
Mckenna Longacre, Nicole A Snyder, Genevieve Housman, Meghan Leary, Karolina Lapinska, Sarah Heerboth, Amber Willbanks
, Sibaji Sarkar. A Comparative Analysis of Genetic and Epigenetic Events of Breast and Ovarian Cancer Related to Tumorigenesis. Int J Mol Sci. 2016; 17(5): 759. doi:10.3390/ijms17050759

Danielle Taylor (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS)

CJ Jordan, DM Taylor, LP Dwoskin & KM Kantak. 2016. Adolescent d-amphetamine treatment in a rodent model of ADHD: Pro-cognitive effects in adolescence without an impact on cocaine cue reactivity in adulthood. Behavioural Brain Research 297:165-179.

Jeffrey Trovato (Professor Michael Mendillo, CAS)  
M. Mendillo, J. Trovato, C. Narvaez, M. Mayyasi, L. Moore, M. F. Vogt, K. Fallows, P. Withers, and C. Martinis, 2016. Comparative Aeronomy: Molecular Ionospheres at Earth and Mars, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JA023097.

Uppaluri, Medina (Professor Peter Buston, CAS)

Wong MYL, C Uppaluri, A Medina, J Seymour, PM Buston. 2016. The Four Elements of Within Group Conflict in Animal Societies: An Experimental Test using the Clown Anemone Fish. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 1467-1475.

Ami Vyas (Professor Jillian Goldfarb, ENG)
A. Vyas
, J. Xue and J.L. Goldfarb. “Improving the Environmental and Economic Viability of U.S. Oil Shale via Waste-to-Byproduct Conversion of Semicoke to Sorbents” Energy & Fuels. 2016: 30, 188-195.

Amber Willbanks, Meghan Leary, Camila Tyminski, Sarah Heerboth, Karolina Lapinska (Professor Sibaji Sarkar – MED)

Amber Willbanks, Meghan Leary, Molly Greenshields, Camila Tyminski, Sarah Heerboth, Karolina Lapinska, Kathryn Haskins, Sibaji Sarkar. The Evolution of Epigenetics: From Prokaryotes to Humans and Its Biological Consequences. Genet Epigenet. 2016; 8:25-36. doi: 10.4137/GEG.S31863

Yu, Chung, Ramchandran, Ferrell, Patel, Reyna, Hammeduddin, Chaves, Hewitt, Bardot, Lee (Professor Cynthia Bradham, CAS)

Piacentino ML, DT Zuch, J Fishman, S Rose, E Speranza, C Li, J Yu, O Chung, J Ramchandran, P Ferrell, V Patel, A Reyna, H Hammeduddin, J Chaves, F Hewitt, E Bardot, D Lee, AB Core, JD Hogan, JL Keenan , L Luo, J Coulomb-Huntington, T Blute, E Olenik, J Ibn-Salem, AJ Poustka, CA Bradham. 2016. RNA-Seq Identifies SPGs as a Skeletal Patterning Cue in Sea Urchin Embryos. Development 143: 703-714

2016 Meeting Presentations & Abstracts

Bell (Professor Kathleen Corriveau, SED)

Blackwell, L., Bell, R. & Corriveau, K.H. (2016, March). Children’s preferences for learning from others varies by temperament.  Poster presented at the annual Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Bell, Chin, Chao (Professor Kathleen Corriveau, SED)

Min, G., Bell, R., Chin, J., Chao, A. & Corriveau, K.H. (2016, April).  Developmental differences in the effect of mere social presence on children’s inhibitory control and attention.  Paper presented at the annual American Education Research Association, Washington, DC.

Parizad Bidshahri (Professor Howard Eichenbaum, CAS)  
W Mau, DS Sullivan, N Kinsky, P Bidhshari, & H Eichenbaum. (2016). Long-term stability of hippocampal ensemble sequences. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, #177.19 / III9.

Anna Burkatovsky (Professor Keith Brown, ENG)
N Alsharif, A. Burkatovsky, C Lissandrello, AE White & KA Brown. Design and Realization of 3D Printed AFM Probes. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2016. Oral presentation.

Nicole Carter (Professor Thomas Gilmore, CAS)

N Carter, K Mansfield & TD Gilmore. 2016. Evolutionary origins NF-κB signaling in an invertebrate model. Beckman Scholars Research Symposium. August 5, 2016. Irvine, CA, poster presentation.

Catalano (Professors Jelle Atema and Peter Buston, CAS)

JE Majoris, K Catalano, J Atema & PM Buston. 2016. The tortoise and the hare: development of swimming abilities in larvae of two coral reef fishes with short distance dispersal.Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Portland, Oregon.

Yueyu Chen, Jennifer Barnes, Xuemeng Wu, Eliza Zhitnik, Katheryn Lefton, Antonella Marcon, Bryan Guzman, Callie Ding (Professor Kathleen Malley-Morrison, CAS)

Fang Hong, Yueyu Chen, Jennifer Barnes, Xuemeng Wu, Eliza Zhitnik, Katheryn Lefton, Antonella Marcon, Bryan Guzman, Callie Ding, Kathleen Malley-Morrison. 2016. Parental care and stress outcomes in emerging adults: The mediation role of limbic system dysfunction and alexithymia. Convention paper proposal.

Chau (Professor Camron Bryant, MED)

Yazdani N, Reed ER, Ruan QT, M Chau , Mortazavi F, Rosene D, Johnson WE, Bryant CD (2016). Neurobiological mechanisms of hnRNP H1 in methamphetamine addictive behaviors. International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society, Bar Harbor, ME USA; Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA USA

Coleman (Professor Karin Schon, MED)

B Coleman, Y Tripodis, B Martin, C Chaisson, E Steinberg, N Kowall, K Schon, RA Stern. 2016. Subjective cognitive complaints predict conversion to MCI and Alzheimer’s disease dementia. International Neuropsychological Society 44th Annual Meeting, February 3-6, 2016, Boston, MA.

Dave Crowell (Professor Malay Mazumder,ENG)

Paper presented at the IEEE PVSC (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Photovoltaic Specialist Conference) 43rd Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon from June 6 – 10, 2016.

Juliana Cuccaro Díaz, Brandon Güell (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS)

KM Warkentin, KL Cohen, J Cuccaro Díaz, BA Güell & J Jung. 2016. Development of embryo behavior: hatching mechanisms, performance, and decisions in red-eyed treefrogs. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Portland, OR.

Lucas Encarnacao (Professor Keith Brown, ENG)
L Li, LM Encarnacao & KA Brown. Polymer Nanomechanics: Separating the Size Effect from the Substrate Effect. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2016. Poster presentation.

Casey Flynn (Professor Paul Withers, CAS)
M. F. Vogt, P. Withers, C. L. Flynn, L. Andersson, D. A. Brain, D. L. Mitchell, J. E. P. Connerney, and J. R. Espley. 2016. Effects of Crustal Fields on the Ionosphere of Mars as seen by MAVEN. Division for Planetary Sciences, Pasadena, CA, October 2016. Oral Presentation.

Gordon (Professor Melissa Kibbe, CAS)

R. Gordon & M.M. Kibbe. 2016. Young children’s learning of gestural and verbal labels for novel objects: The role of meaningfulness. Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Kathryn Gramigna, Jennifer Yung, Saira Malhotra, Jamie Johannsen (Scott Seider, SED)
S SeiderD Graves, A El-Amin, M Soutter, S Clark, J Tamerat, P Jennett , K GramignaJ Yung, S Malhotra, & J Johannsen (Accepted April 2016). The sociopolitical development of adolescents attending urban no excuses and progressive charter high schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington DC.

Gu (Professor Dan Li, CAS)

Gu, Y. and D. Li. 2016. A large‐scale sensitivity study of urban heat islands using GFDL’s earth system model. 2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Brandon Güell (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS)
BA Güell & KM Warkentin. 2016. When and where to hatch: red-eyed treefrog embryos use light cues. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Portland, OR.

Szilard Gyalay; (Professor Paul Withers, CAS)
M. F. Vogt, P. Withers, and S. Gyalay. 2016. Solar wind influence on Jupiter’s magnetosphere and aurora. European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria, April 2016. Oral Presentation.

Haber, Fishbein, Bassin (Professor Kathleen Corriveau, SED)

Haber A., Fishbein, D., Bassin J., & Corriveau, K.H. (2016, March).  Storybooks enhance low-income children’s preference for the passive voice.  Poster presented at the annual Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Hu (Professor Tyler Perrachione, SAR)

TK Perrachione, SC Dougherty, JY Choi, & ER Hu. 2016. Noninvasive brain stimulation to facilitate foreign language speech-sound learning in low-aptitude learners. 172nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (Honolulu, November 2016).

JY Choi, ER Hu, & TK Perrachione. (2016). Orthogonal interference of indexical information occurs even when phonetic contrasts are unambiguous across talkers. 171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (Salt Lake City, May 2016).

Larisa Kagermazova, Suhaily Penix (Tom Gilmore, CAS), Meleslika Finau (Professor Adrian Whitty, CAS)
L Kagermazova, R Shaffer, S PenixM Finau, KN Allen, A Whitty & TD Gilmore. 2016. New insights into NEMO structure and activity. Keystone Symposium on NF-kappaB and MAP Kinase Signaling in Inflammation. March 13-17, 2016. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, poster presentation.

L Kagermazova. 2016. Possible allosteric regulation of the scaffold protein NEMO, a protein involved in human immunodeficiency diseases. Biology Department Undergraduate Research Award Seminar, May 2, 2016, oral presentation.

Meghan Kupratis (Elise Morgan, ENG)
Lauren M. Mangano, Meghan E. Kupratis, Katie Li, Eric Rapp, Louis C. Gerstenfeld, Elise F. Morgan. Local Changes to the Growth Plate in Response to Injury. Poster presented at 2016 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, June 29-July 2, National Harbor, MD.

Kim (Professor Sudha Arunachalam, SAR)

He, A. X., N Kim, Hong, S. J., Luyster, R., & Arunachalam, S. (2016). Pronouns in maternal input to infants at high- vs. low-risk for autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders (SRCLD), Madison, WI.

Su Jin Kim, Sonia Pérez Arias (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS)
SJ Kim, J Jung, SM Pérez Arias, JG McDaniel & KM Warkentin. August 2016. Is ear function necessary for vibration-cued hatching in red-eyed treefrogs? Animal Behavior Society Meeting, Colombia, MO.

Su Jin Kim, Brandon Güell (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS)
J Jung, SJ Kim, BA Güell, KL Cohen & KM Warkentin. 2016. Ontogeny of escape hatching in red-eyed treefrogs: onset of response to flooding and attack cues. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Portland, OR.

Su Jin Kim, Sonia Pérez Arias (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS)
SJ Kim, J Jung, SM Pérez Arias, JG McDaniel & KM Warkentin. 2016. Shake and roll: testing the ontogenetic correlation of vibration-cued hatching and otic mechanoreception in red-eyed treefrogs. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Portland, OR.

Kelsey Landaverde, Kimberly Luttik (Professor Camron Bryant, MED)

Bryant CD, Kirkpatrick SL, Goldberg LR, Yazdani N, Landaverde KI, Babbs RK, Wu J, Jenkins DF, Reed ER, Bolgioni A, Luttik KP, Kumar V, Johnson WE, Mulligan MK, Cottone P (2016). Cytoplasmic FMR1-interacting protein 2 (Cyfip2) is a major genetic factor underlying binge eating. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA USA

Asher Le (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS)

Le, A., Salazar, R., Cronin-Golomb, A. (2016). Effect of tremor symptoms on anxiety scores in Parkinson’s disease   Abstracts of the Cognitive Aging Conference. Atlanta GA.

Lewis (Professor)

A. Sanaullah, K. Lewis, M.C. Herbordt (2016): “GPU-Accelerated ChargeMapping,” Proceedings of the IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference. September, 2016.

Kimberly Luttik (Professor Camron Bryant, MED)

Goldberg LR, Kirkpatrick SL, Yazdani N, Luttik KP, Mulligan MK, Bryant CD (2016). Identification of a major QTL influencing oxycodone behavioral sensitivity and dependence. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA USA

Babbs KR, Yazdani N, Goldberg LR, Chew B, Luttik KP, Bryant CD (2016). Test for allelic interaction of a QTL influencing methamphetamine sensitivity using a 112 kb congenic line crossed to gene-edited knockout lines for Hnrnph1 and Rufy1. International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society, Bar Harbor, ME USA.

Braelynne Morrow (Professor Paula Quatromoni, SAR)
Puputti M, MacArthur K, Shea L, Priebe R, Morrow B, Quatromoni PA. Engaging nutrition students in an interdisciplinary research initiative to investigate the association between diet and bowel preparation for colonoscopy. Poster presentation at the Annual Conference and Exposition of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association, Norwood, MA, April 2016.

Nora Moskowitz, Angelly Vásquez (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS)
NA Moskowitz, AM Vásquez & KM Warkentin. 2016. Embryo decisions and developmental changes in metabolism across the plastic hatching period of red-eyed treefrogs. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Portland, OR.

Ortega (Professor Kim McCall, CAS)

Mondragon A, A Yalonetskaya, A Ortega, Y Zhang, K McCall (2016 Lysosome Activity Controls Nurse Cell Death Non-autonomously. The Allied Genetics Conference. July 13-17, 2016. Orlando, FL. Oral presentation.

Hannah Pangrcic (Professor Christine Regalla, CAS)

Regalla, C., Pangrcic, H., Kirby, E., & McDonald, E, 2016, Late Holocene rupture history of the Ash Hill fault, Eastern California Shear Zone. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting.

Pineda (Professor Dan Li, CAS)

Pineda, A. and D. Li. 2016. The impact of snow on the microclimate and hydrology of Boston. 4th Annual Environmental Research Colloquium, Boston, MA.

Douglas Roeper (Professors Janusz Konrad, Prakash Ishwar, ENG)
D. Roeper, J. Chen, J. Konrad & P. Ishwar, 2016. Privacy-Preserving, Indoor Occupant Localization Using a Network of Single-Pixel Sensors, IEEE Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS) Conference,Colorado Springs, Aug. 24-16, 2016

Emily Rogalski (Professor Christine Regalla, CAS)

Regalla, C., Morell, K., Leonard, L., Colin, A., Levson, V., Rogalski, E., 2016, Evidence for late Quaternary surface rupture along the Leech River fault near Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 7th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics, and Archaeoseismology (PATA), 30 May to 3 June, 2016, Crestone Colorado.

Theodore Samore (Professor Carolyn Hodges-Simeon, CAS).

Hodges-Simeon, C.R., Hanson-Sobraske, K., Samore, T., Gurven, M., & Gaulin, S.J.C. 2016. fWHR is not associated with pubertal testosterone. PLOS ONE, (4). 

Noah Segal, Kathryn Adams (Professor Jennifer Greif Green, SED)
Green, J.G., Segal, N., & Adams, K. (2016, April). A vignette study to understand teacher identification of adolescent mental health needs. In J.G. Green (chair), The Role of Teachers in Identifying and Supporting Students with Mental Health Problems. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Convention. Washington, D.C.

Noah Segal, Claire Brown (Professors Jennifer Greif Green, Melissa Holt, SED)
Green, J.G., Brown, C., Gribben S., Guzman, J., & Segal, N. (2016, April). Supporting peer mental health and bystander attitudes. In M.K. Holt & J.G. Green (chairs), Stand Up: Factors Influencing Bystander Behaviors among Youth. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Convention. Washington, D.C.

Kathryn Gramigna, Saira Malhotra, Johannsen (Professor Scott Seider, SED)

Seider, S., Graves, D., El-Amin, A., *Soutter, M., *Clark, S., *Tamerat, J., Jennett, P., **Gramigna, K., **Malhotra, S., & **Johannsen, J. (2016, April). The sociopolitical development of adolescents attending urban no excuses charter high schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington DC.

 Seider, S., Graves, D., El-Amin, A., *Soutter, M., *Clark, S., *Tamerat, J., Jennett, P., **Gramigna, K., **Malhotra, S., & **Johannsen, J. (2016, April). The sociopolitical development of Black adolescents attending urban progressive and no excuses charter high schools. Paper presented at roundtable session in the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington DC.

Priyanka Shah (Professor Helen Tager-Flusberg, CAS)
B Choi, P Shah, M Rowe, CA Nelson, & H Tager-Flusberg. Early gesture-speech combinations predict later language skills. Poster session presented at: Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders Conference; 2016 June 16-18; Madison, WI.

Smith (Professor)

D Smith, Elena Gramellini, Yale U.Study of the positive kaon interaction cross section on Ar with LArIAT.Poster at ICHEP 2016: the 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics, Chicago, Illinois.

Lina Soto (Professor Cynthia Bradham, CAS)

L Soto, D Schatzberg, CA Bradham. 2016. Proteinase K Treatment Radializes the Dorsal-ventral Axis in Sea Urchin Embryos. Society for Developmental Biology. August, 2016. Boston, MA. Poster presentation (Winner, best undergraduate poster)

Inna Turshudzhyan, Johan Ospina, Allison Durkan, Kristel Tan, Anna Goncharova, Jacob Kozol (Professor Douglas Densmore, ENG)
I. Turshudzhyan, J. Ospina, A. Durkan, K. Tan, A. Goncharova, J. Kozol, P. Vaidyanathan, N. Roehner, and D. Densmore, Phagebook Alpha: A Software Environment for Social Synthetic Biology, poster presented at the International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation (IWBDA) , August, 2016.

Ubik (Professor Mac Marston, CAS)

JM Marston, E Ubik. 2016. Morphometric measurements of wheat and barley at ancient Gordion, Turkey. Poster presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Uppaluri, Medina (Professor Peter Buston, CAS)

Wong MYL, C Uppaluri, A Medina, J Seymour, PM Buston. 2016. The Four Elements of Within-group Conflict in an Animal Society. International Society for Behavioral Ecology. Exeter, UK. Oral presentation.

Angelly Vásquez, Nora Moskowitz (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS)

AM Vázquez, NA Moskowitz & KM Warkentin. 2016. Embryo decisions, metabolism, and development when arboreal eggs are flooded. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Portland, OR.

Xu, Nicolescu, Marinelli (Professor Joe Tien, ENG)

X Li, J Xu, CT Nicolescu, J Marinelli & J Tien, “Strong 1-mm-diameter collagen tubes for microsurgical applications” [poster], Biomedical Engineering Society 2016 Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN; 2016).

Jose Yarzebski (Professor Paula Quatromoni, SAR)
Yarzebski J and Quatromoni PA. Qualitative Analysis: What Does it Mean to be a CYCLE Kid? Poster presentation at the Annual Conference and Exposition of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association, Norwood, MA, April 2016.

Alice Yih (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG)

N. Rim, J. Kim, D. Backman, A. Yih, J. Y. Wong, “Structural and contractile phenotype regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell sheet using enzymatically degradable hydrogel platform.”, 10th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC), May 17-22 2016, Montreal, Canada (poster presentation)