Published Students – 2009

The following is a list of recognized accomplishments by Boston University undergraduates for 2009.

Publications

Azra Borogovac (Professor Nalia Broude, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
M Valencia-Burton, A Shah, J Sutin, A Borogovac, RM McCullough, CR Cantor, A Meller & NE Broude. 2009. Spatiotemporal patterns and transcription kinetics of induced RNA in single bacterial cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 16399-16404.

Matthew M. Carper (Professor David H. Barlow, CAS- Psychology)
Carper, M.M., McHugh, R.K., & Barlow, D.H.  (in press). The dissemination of computer-based psychological treatment: A preliminary analysis of patient and clinician perceptions. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. (NIH/NIMH)

Carper, M.M., McHugh, R.K., Murray, H.W., & Barlow, D.H. Development and validation of the Perceptions of Computerized Therapy Questionnaire. Manuscript in preparation. (NIH/NIMH)

Caitlin Casey, Lauren Gonzalez (Professor Tom Kunz, CAS – Biology)
JD Reichard, LE GonzalezCM Casey, LC Allen, NI Hristov & TH Kunz. 2009. Evening emergence behavior and seasonal dynamics in large colonies of Brazilian free-tailed bats. Journal of Mammalogy 90: 1478-1486.

Karen Chien (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG – Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering)
EF Morgan, ZD Mason, KB Chien, AJ Pfeiffer, GL Barnes, TA Einhorn & LC Gerstenfeld. 2009. Micro-computed tomography assessment of fracture healing: relationships among callus structure, composition, and mechanical function. Bone 44: 335-344.

Fiona Chiem (Professor Jiyoun Kim, MED – Pathology and Lab Medicine)
J Kim, F Chiem, S Natarajan, L Vaickus & D Remick. 2009. Anti-oxidant taurine treatment reduces pulmonary inflammation induced by allergen and diesel particulate matter challenge in a mouse model of asthma. Modern Pathology 22: 355A.

Melissa Chin and Nasen Zhang (Professor Thomas Gilmore, CAS – Biology)
M Chin, M Herscovitch, N Zhang, DJ Waxman & TD Gilmore. 2009. Overexpression of an activated version of the REL oncoprotein enhances the transformed properties of the human B-lymphoma BJAB cell line and alters its gene expression profile. Oncogene 28: 2100-2111.

Lisa Chu (Professor Pinghua Liu, CAS – Chemistry)
Y Xiao, L Chu, Y Sanakis & P Liu. 2009. Revisiting the IspH catalytic system in the deoxyxylulose phosphate pathway: achieving high activity. Journal of the American Chemical Society 131: 9931-9933.

Kimberly Dembro, Kiran Rajagopalan, Michael Mutebi (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS Psychology)
Harvey, R.C., Dembro, K.A., Rajagopalan, K., Mutebi, M.M. and Kantak, K.M. Effects of self-administered cocaine in adolescent and adult male rats on orbitofrontal cortex-related neurocognitive functioning. Psychopharmacology, 206:61–71, 2009

K. Dharaneesawaran. (Professor Richard Primack, Biology-CAS)
Primack, R. B., A. J. Miller-Rushing, and K. Dharaneeswaran.  2009. Changes in the flora of Thoreau’s Concord. Biological Conservation 142: 500-508.

Georgina Catharine Fleming (Professor David Somers, CAS – Psychology)
Fleming, G.C., Sheremata, S.L., and Somers, D.C. (2009). Cross-Hemifield Attention Benefits for Visual Short-Term Memory. Journal of Vision, vol. 9, no. 8, 178.

Jillian Gaumond (Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm, School of Social Work)
HC Hahm, A Ozonoff, J Gaumond & S Sue. 2009. The gender dimension in the effect of perceived discrimination on health: Asian-Americans nationwide. American Journal of Public Health (under review).

Susan Gillmor, Jenna Leavitt, and Samantha Rabinowicz (Professor Scott Seider, SED – Curriculum and Training)
S Seider, S Gillmor, J Leavitt & S Rabinowicz. 2009. Puzzling over community service and reflection.  Journal of College & Character, Vol. X No. 7.  November 2009.

Ryan Gleason (Professor Morgan, ENG – Mechanical Engineering)
Salisbury Palomares, KT, Gleason, RE, Mason, ZD, Cullinane, DM, Einhorn, TA, Gerstenfeld, LC, Morgan, EF. Mechanical stimulation alters tissue differentiation and molecular expression during bone healing. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2009; 27(9):1123-32.

Katherine Jameson (Professor Dan Clemens, CAS Astronomy)
Alexander, M. J., Kobulnicky, H. A., Clemens, D. P., Jameson, K., Pinnick, A., & Pavel, M. 2009, The Discovery of a Massive Cluster of Red Supergiants with GLIMPSE, The Astronomical Journal, 137, 4824-4833

Jamie Kawadler (Professor Rhoda Au, Framingham Heart Study)
J Kawadler, R Au, S  Pekkala, D Wiener, L Obler, A McKee, S Auerbach, S Seshadri & P Wolf . 2009. Can language performance differentiate the pre-clinical stages of Alzheimer’s Disease: findings from the Framingham Heart Study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 37th Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts, Atlanta, GA, February, 2009:15(Suppl S1): pp i-249.

Kent Lee (Professor Pinghua Liu, CAS – Chemistry)
Y Xiao, K Lee, M Machacek & P Liu. 2009. Prenyltransferase substrate binding pocket and its application in isoprenoid profiling. Molecular Biosystems 5: 913-917.

Y Xiao, K Lee, M Machacek & P Liu. 2009. Examining the prenyltransferase substrate binding pocket flexibility for isoprenoid profiling. Invited  article for a special issue of Molecular Biosystems devoted to outstanding young scientists at the chemical-and systems-biology interfaces. Volume 5: 913-917.

N. Johnson, T. Willey, B. Gillis (Professor James Traniello, CAS – Biology)
Muscedere, M.L., Seid, M., Johnson, N., Willey, T., Gillis, B. and Traniello, J.F.A.  2009.  Brains, neurotransmitters, nursing, and foraging in the ant Pheidole dentata.  Integrative and Comparative Biology 49: E122-E122.

Christine Lykken (Professor Howard Eichenbaum, CAS – Psychology)
LM DeVito, R Konigsberg , C Lykken, M Sauvage, WS Young 3rd & H Eichenbaum. 2009. Vasopressin 1b receptor knockout impairs memory for temporal order. Journal of Neuroscience 29: 2676-2683.

Chris Miller (Professor Paul Goldberg, CAS – Archaeology)
CE Miller & P Goldberg. 2009. Hell Gap: A Paleoindian campsite at the edge of the Rockies. In, Micromorphology and Paleoenvironments, Larson, M. Kornfeld & G.C. Frison (Eds.). Salt Lake: University of Utah Press. pp 72-89.

Maria Miranda (Professor Linda Doerrer, CAS – Chemistry)
B Zheng, M Miranda, AG DiPasquale, JA Golen, AL Rheingold & LH Doerrer. 2009. Synthesis and electronic spectra of fluorinated aryloxide and alkoxide [NiX(4)](2-) anions. Inorganic Chemistry 48: 4274-4276.

Julie Moreau (Professor Dan Clemens, CAS – Astronomy)
K Jameson, D Clemens, A Pinnick, M Pavel, J Moreau & B Taylor. 2009. Exploring grain alignment mechanisms in giant molecular clouds using GPIPS. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 41: 459.

A Pinnick, DP Clemens, M Pavel, K Jameson, J Moreau & B Taylor. 2009. Polarization of open clusters in the Galactic Plane Infrared Polarization Survey (GPIPS). Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 41: 459.

DP Clemens, A Pinnick, M Pavel, K Jameson, J Moreau & B Taylor. 2009. Galactic Plane Infrared Polarization Survey (GPIPS). Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 41: 381.

S. Mukunda. (Professor Richard Primack, Biology-CAS)
Miller-Rushing, A. J., R. B. Primack, P. H. Templer, S. Rathbone, and S. Mukunda. 2009. Long-term relationships among atmospheric CO2, stomata, and water use efficiency in individual trees. American Journal of Botany 96: 177-186.

Alice Olmstead (Professor Alan Marscher, CAS – Astronomy)
R Chatterjee, AP Marscher, SG Jorstad, AR Olmstead, et al., 2009. Disk-Jet Connection in the Radio Galaxy 3C 120. Astrophysical Journal 704: 1689-1703.

Hiren Patel (Professor Rahm Gummuluru, MED – Microbiology)
SC Hatch, H Akiyama, J Archer, H Patel, N Ramirez, W Puryear, N Izquierdo-Useros, J Martinez-Picado & S Gummuluru. 2009. Matrix-dependent HIV-1 exit through glycosphingolipid-enriched plasma membrane microdomains is essential for envelope glycoprotein independent capture by dendritic cells. Manuscript in preparation.

A Ratnasari (Professor Christian Weber, MED – Pathology and Medicine)
D Chinnappan, D Xiao, A Ratnasari, T King, C Andry & HC Weber. 2009. Transcription factor YY1 is over-expressed in gastrointestinal cancer cells. International Journal Oncology 34: 1417-1423.

Jessica Sassani (Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm, School of Social Work)
HC Hahm, IH Song, A Ozonoff & JC Sassani. 2009. HIV testing among sexually experienced Asian and Pacific Islander young women: Association with routine gynecological care. Women’s Health Issues 19: 279-288.

HC Hahm, I Song, A Ozonoff & JC Sassani. 2009. Racial disparities in HIV testing behaviors among sexually experienced young women: association with routine medical/gynecological care (RMGC). Women’s Health Issues 19: 279-288.

Sara W. Schonwetter (Professor David H. Barlow, CAS- Psychology)
Fairholme, C. P., Carl, J. R., Farchione, T. J. & Schonwetter, S. W. (in press). Transdiagnostic processes in emotional disorders and insomnia: Results from a sample of adult outpatients with anxiety and mood disorders. Behavior Research and Therapy. (NIH/NIMH)

Carly Sherwood (Professor Irving Bigio, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
CS Mulvey, CA Sherwood, and IJ Bigio. 2009. Wavelength-dependent backscattering measurements for quantitative real-time detection of apoptosis in living cells. Proc. SPIE 7187, pp. 132-9 (Jan. 2009)

David Silverman (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS Psychology)
Kantak, K.M., Mashhoon, Y., Silverman, D.N., Janes, A.C., and Goodrich, C.M. Role of the orbitofrontal cortex and dorsal striatum in regulating the dose-related effects of self-administered cocaine. Behavioural Brain Research, 201: 128-138, 2009

Glenn Sugar (Professor Meers Oppenheim, CAS – Astronomy)
MM Oppenheim, G Sugar, NO Slowey, E Bass, JL Chau & S Close. 2009. Remote sensing lower thermosphere wind profiles using non-specular meteor echoes. Geophysical Research Letters 36: L09817.

Jennifer Talbot (Professor Adrien Finzi, CAS – Biology)
A Gallet-Budynek, E Brzostek, VL Rodgers, JM Talbot, S Hyzy & AC Finzi. 2009. Intact amino acid uptake by northern hardwood and conifer trees. Oecologia 160: 129-138.

Luke Tsikitas (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS Psychology)
Mashhoon, Y., Tsikitas, L.A., and Kantak, K.M. Dissociable effects of cocaine-seeking behavior following D1 receptor activation and blockade within the caudal and rostral basolateral amygdala in rats. European Journal of Neuroscience, 29: 1641-1653, 2009

Tara Willey (Professor James Traniello, CAS – Biology)
ML Muscedere, T Willey & JFA Traniello. 2009. Age and task efficiency in the ant /pheidole dentata/: young minor workers are not specialist nurses. Animal Behaviour 77: 911-918.

Menglu Yuan and Judy Yee (Professor Chris Pierce, MED – Pharmacology)
V Kumaresan, M Yuan, J Yee, KR Famous, SM Anderson, HD Schmidt & RC Pierce.  2009. Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGluR5) antagonists attenuate cocaine priming- and cue-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking.  Behavioral Brain Research 202: 238-244.


Meeting Presentations & Abstracts

Evan Appleton (Professor Nancy Crooker, CAS – Space Physics)
Crooker, N. U., E. M. Appleton, M. J. Owens, and N. A. Schwadron (2009), Control of suprathermal electron flux by solar wind dynamics, American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Toronto, Ontario, May 2009.

Chase Ansok (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS – Psychology)
K Stavitsky, E Griffin, C Ansok, P McNamara & A Cronin-Golomb. 2009.  Objective measures of sleep quality and cognitive performance in Parkinson’s disease. 37th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society. Abstract.

K Stavitsky, J Saurman, E Griffith, C Ansok & A Cronin-Golomb. 2009.  Excessive daytime sleepiness and mood disturbances in Parkinson’s disease. Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Program 2009 Abstract Viewer and Itinery Planner, Chicago IL. Online.

K Stavitsky, J Saurman, E Griffith, C Ansok & A Cronin-Golomb. 2009.  Sleep benefit and quality of sleep in Parkinson’s disease. XVIII WFN World Congress on Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders. Abstract.

Andrew Baker (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG – Mechanical Engineering)
Morgan, EF, Baker, AH, Mason, ZD, Hussein, AI.  Quantitative image-guided failure analysis of the human vertebra. 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2009.

Sharon Gonzalez Barbosa (Professor Kimberly McCall, CAS Biology)

Hou, YC, S Chittaranjan, SN Gonzalez Barbosa, A Moradian, G Morin, K McCall & S Gorski. 2009. Molecular mechanism of effector caspase Dcp-1 in starvation-induced autophagy. Keystone Symposium on Cell Death Pathways, Whistler, British Columbia. March, 2009. Talk and poster presentation

Catherine Beatty, Barrett Steinberg (Professor Horacio Frydman, CAS – Biology)
K Panaram, E Fast, B SteinbergC Beatty & H Frydman. 2009. Stem cell niche tropism as a novel mechanism for Wolbachia transmission. 50th Annual Drosophila Research Conference. Chicago, Illinois, March 4-8, 2009.

Sophie Blease (Professor Rhoda Au, MED – Neurology)
SJ Blease, R Au, Y Du, A McKee, S Devine, W Rinn, H Denison, M O’Connor, A Beiser, H Cabral, S Auerbach, S Seshadri, P Wolf & E Kaplan . Relating Clock Drawing Performance and Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology in the Framingham Heart Study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 35th Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts, Portland, OR, February, 2007:13(Suppl S1): 80.

Jackie Bullis, Tyler Ferguson, Stephen Hirsch (Professor Leslie Brody, CAS – Psychology)
Brody, L.R., Kelso, G.W., Bullis, J., Kim, J.H., Ferguson, T., Hirsch, S., Copes, S. & Rosenblatt, D. (2009). Gender differences in affective responses to stereotype threat about leadership abilities. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Brody, L.R., Kelso, G.W., Kim, J.H., Hirsch, S., Ferguson, T.,  Bullis, J., Copes, S., &  Rosenblatt, D. (2009).  Male and female role models as moderating emotional responses to stereotype threats about women’s leadership abilities. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa Florida.

Emily Carruthers (Professor Duncan FitzGerald, CAS – Earth Sciences)
CJ Hein, EA Carruthers, DM FitzGerald, W Barnhardt, & BD Stone. 2009. Development of the Plum Island, MA Barrier System in response to slow sea level rise. Abstracts from the Geological Society of America Northeastern Section: Portland, ME.

CJ Hein, EA Carruthers, DM FitzGerald, W Barnhardt, & BD Stone. 2009. Evolution of a Barrier System in response to slow sea level rise and backbarrier infilling: Plum Island, Massachusetts. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition, Denver, CO. Poster presentation.

Melissa Chin, Nasen Zhang (Professor Thomas Gilmore, CAS – Biology)
M Herscovitch, M ChinN Zhang & TD Gilmore. 2009. Overexpression of the NF-kB transcription factor REL can alter the growth properties and gene expression profile of the human BJAB B-lymphoma cell line. Cambridge Healthtech Institute Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference: Cancer Profiling and Pathways. February 25-27, 2009. San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

Emma Chu (Professor Catherine Caldwell-Harris, CAS – Psychology)
Tong, J., Dahlen.K., Stone, K., Chu, E., & Caldwell-Harris, C.L. 2009. Breaking the language barrier: Social interactivity improves adult language learning. Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Boston, MA, November 20.

Caitlin Connor (Professor Margrit Betke, CAS – Computer Science)
C Connor, E Yu, J Magee, E Cansizoglu, S Epstein & M Betke. 2009. Movement and recovery analysis of a mouse-replacement interface for users with severe disabilities. 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, San Diego, CA. Poster presentation.

Shelley Cooper (Professor Chantal Stern, CAS Psychology)
Quiroz, Y.T., Budson, A.E., ., Lopera, F., Celone, K.A., Schon, K, Ruiz, A., Cooper, S., Newmark, R., Stern, C.E (2009).  Distinct activation patterns for associative encoding in pre-symptomatic individuals with familial Alzheimer’s disease due to E280A presenilin-1 mutation. International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (ICAD). Vienna, Austria.

Quiroz, Y.T., Budson, A.E., ., Lopera, F., Celone, K.A., Schon, K, Ruiz, A., Cooper, S., Newmark, R., Stern, C.E (2009).  Encoding face-name associations in pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease: An fMRI study. Society for Neuroscience conference, Chicago, IL.

Adrienne Crooke (Professor Francisco Naya, CAS Biology)
Crooke A, C Snyder & F Naya. 2009. Identifying cofactors and determining DNA-binding specificity for transcription factor Mef2c. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. November 4-7, 2009. Phoenix, AZ.  Abstract and poster presentation

Danielle Desjardins, Katie Davidoff, Mathen Mathew (Professor Frank Naya, CAS – Biology)
S McCalmon, D Desjardins, S Ahmad, K Davidoff, M Mathew, K Sato, K Ohashi, K Walsh, H Gavras, and FJ Naya. 2009. Keystone Symposia, Cardiac Disease: Development, Regeneration, and Repair (Asheville, NC), Title: Myomaxin functions downstream of Angiotensin II-mediated cardiac remodeling and is regulated by functional cooperation between the MEF2A and STAT1 transcription factors.

Anisa Djermoun (Professor James Traniello, CAS – Biology)
A Djermoun, ML Muscedere & JFA Traniello. 2009. Behavioral development in a complex social invertebrate: does experience influence nursing competence in the ant Pheidole dentata? Boston Undergraduate Research Symposium, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Poster presenation.

Ryan Eriksen (Professor Srikanth Gopalan, ENG – Mechanical Engineering)
W He, KJ Yoon, RS Eriksen, S Gopalan, SN Basu & UB Pal. 2009. Out-of-cell measurements of H2–H2O effective binary diffusivity in the porous anode of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). Department of Mechanical Engineering, Division of Materials Science and Engineering, Boston University, 30 July 2009.

Carolyn Garcia (Professor Howard Eichenbaum, CAS – Psychology)
C Garcia, RW Komorowski, S Hattori & H Eichenbaum. 2009. Ventral hippocampal neurons encode spatial context. Abstracts of the Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Poster presentation.

Jillian Gaumond (Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm, School of Social Work)
HC Hahm & J Gaumond. 2009. The gender dimension in the effect of perceived discrimination on health: Asian Americans nationwide. International Conference on Asia Pacific Psychology (ICAPP) Korean Psychological Association & Japanese Psychological Association.  Seoul, Korea, August, 2009. Poster presentation.

HC Hahm & J Gaumond. 2009. Gender differences in major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation among Asian Americans: findings from NLAAS.  The International Conference on Asia Pacific Conference, Seoul, Korea, August, 2009. Poster presentation.

HC Hahm, JM Park & J Gaumond. 2009.  Correlates of lifetime Suicidal Ideation and lifetime DSM-IV Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) among Asian American adolescents and young adults: perceived discrimination, family cohesion, and coping. The Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, November, 2009. Poster presentation.

Jillian Gaumond, Jessica Sassani (Professor Hyeouk Hahm, School of Social Work)
HC Hahm, J Sassani, & M Deane. 2009. Factors associated with lifetime DSM-IV major depressive disorder (MDD) and lifetime suicidal ideation among Asian women and men. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation.

HC Hahm, J Gaumond & JC Sassani. 2009. Major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation among Asian-Americans by gender. Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. Poster presentation.

HC Hahm, J Gaumond & JC Sassani. 2009. Perceived discrimination and health outcomes: a gender comparison among Asian Americans nationwide. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation.

Kristy Gonyer (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
KM Gonyer, MW McCoy, JR Vonesh & KM Warkentin. 2009. Effects of habitat structure on predation of Agalychnis callidryas tadpoles by giant water bugs (Belostomatidae). Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meetings, Boston, MA. Abstract and poster presentation.

Matthew Grace (Professor Chantal Stern, CAS Psychology)
LoPresti, M.L., Ross, R.S. Grace, M., Stern, C.E. (2009).  Disambiguation of overlapping social representations recruits the orbitofrontal cortex and hippocampus (187.20). Society for Neuroscience conference, Chicago, IL.

LoPresti, M.L., Ross, R.S. Grace, M., Stern, C.E. (2009). Disambiguation of Social Cues in Working Memory. Emerging Trends in Behavioral, Affective, Social, and Cognitive Neurosciences conference (E9), Medford, MA.

Tatianna Henderson (Professor John Celenza, CAS – Biology)
Thomas N, M Pieck, T Henderson & JL Celenza.  2009. Regulated Production of Indolic Glucosinolates using an Estradiol-inducible System. 7th Annual Symposium in Plant Biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Amherst, MA, October 2, 2009. Poster presentation.

David House (Professor Margrit Betke, CAS – Computer Science)
D House, ML Walker, Z Wu, JY Wong & M Betke. 2009. Tracking of cell populations to understand their spatio-temporal behavior in response to physical stimuli. In MMBIA: IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis, Miami, FL, June 2009. Video, webpage.

ML Walker, D House, M Betke, and JY Wong. 2009. Using Automated Cell Tracking Software to Quantifying Durokinesis and Durotaxis in Real Time. Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, March 2009, Boston MA.

Katherine Jameson (Professor Dan Clemens, CAS Astronomy)
Kobulnicky, Henry A., Alexander, M., Clemens, D., Jameson, K., Pinnick, A., & Pavel, M. 2009, Discovery of a Massive Galactic Star Cluster in Aquila, BAAS, 213, 442.11

Katherine Jameson, Julie Moreau (Professor Dan Clemens, CAS Astronomy)
Clemens, Dan P., Pinnick, A., Pavel, M., Jameson, K., Moreau, J., Taylor, B. 2009, Galactic Plane Infrared Polarization Survey (GPIPS), BAAS, 213, 325.04

Pinnick, April, Clemens, D. P., Pavel, M., Jameson, K., Moreau, J., & Taylor, B. 2009, Polarization of Open Clusters in the Galactic Plane Infrared Polarization Survey (GPIPS), BAAS, 213, 486.05

Jameson, K, Clemens, D., Pinnick, A., Pavel, M., Moreau, J., & Taylor, B. 2009, Exploring Grain Alignment Mechanisms in Giant Molecular Clouds using GPIPS, BAAS, 213, 486.06

Ben Kanter, Christine Lykken (Professor Howard Eichenbaum, CAS –  Psychology)
C Lykken, LM DeVito LM, BR Kanter & H Eichenbaum. 2009. Medial prefrontal lesions impair the acquisition of overlapping olfactory discriminations and transitive inference performance. Society for Neuroscience 29th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Poster presentation.

Jamie Kawadler (Professor Rhoda Au, Associate Professor of Neurology)
J Kawadler, R Au, S Pekkala, D Wiener, L Obler, A McKee, S Auerbach, S Seshadri & P Wolf . Can Language Performance Differentiate the Pre-Clinical Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease: Findings from the Framingham Heart Study. Jurnal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 37th Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts, Atlanta, GA, February, 2009:15 (Suppl S1): pp 1-249.

Kristen Lee (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
OV Sazonova, KL Lee, MA Nugent, and JY Wong. 2009. Matrix mechanics modulate expression of ECM receptors and contractile markers in VSMCs. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, October 2009; Pittsburgh, PA (talk)

O Sazonova, CM Rich, KL Lee, JY Wong, and MA Nugent. 2009. Matrix mechanics and cell density modulate integrin and syndecan gene expression in vascular smooth muscle cells. Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, March 2009, Boston MA

Sabrina MacDuff (Professor Michael Grodin, MED – Health Law)
S MacDuff, M Grodin & P Gardiner. 2009. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among refugees: a systematic review. APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia, PA on Monday, Nov 9, 2009. Poster presentation.

Jessica MacLellan (Professor William Saturno, CAS – Archaeology)
J MacLellan & WA Saturno. 2009. Change and continuity in the Preclassic architecture of the las Pinturas Group, San Bartolo, Peten, Guatemala. The 74th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Atlanta, Georgia, 24 April.  Poster and abstract.

Emily Manne-Nicholas, Alice Olmstead (Professor Alan Marscher, CAS Astronomy)
AP Marscher, SG Jorstad, VM Larionov, R Chatterjee, F D’Arcangelo, E Manne-Nicholas, AR Olmstead, et al., 2009. Comprehensive Multi-waveband Monitoring of Gamma-ray Bright Blazars. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 41: 382. Abstract.

AP Marscher, SG Jorstad, FD D’Arcangelo, D Bhattarai, B Taylor,  AR Olmstead, E Manne-Nicholas, et al. The Inner Jet of the Quasar PKS 1510-089 as Revealed by Multi-waveband Monitoring. 2009 Fermi Symposium and eConf Proceedings C091122, arXiv:1002.0806: 6 pages.

Monika Mathur (Professor Pamela Templer, CAS – Biology)
PH Templer, J Campbell, E Corteselli, M Mathur, N Phillips, A Reinmann, C Salvino, A Socci & A Webster. 2009. Impacts of winter climate change on plant dynamics. Hubbard Brook Annual Cooperators Meeting. Campton, NH.

Chloe McGuffin, Brendan Hurd (Professor Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, ENG — Biomedical Engineering)
Ozmeral E, V Best, C McGuffin, B Hurd, N Kopco, and BG Shinn-Cunningham (2009). “Exploring how auditory spatial continuity enhances speech perception,” Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, 15-19 February.

Neda Mofrad (Professor Thomas Kunz, CAS – Biology)
N Mofrad, M Moore, J Reichard, T Murtha, B Zahedi, R Fallier & T Kunz. 2009. Immunological Correlates of ‘White-nose Syndrome’ in Hibernating Little Brown myotis (Myotis lucifugus). 39th North American Symposium on Bat Research. November 4-7 2009, Portland, OR. Poster presentation.

Rachel Moore (Professor Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, ENG — Biomedical Engineering)
Bressler S, R Moore, and BG Shinn-Cunningham (2009). “Effects of pitch and spatial separation cues on masking,” Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, 15-19 February. Poster Presentation.

Rebecca Mountain (Professor Ksenia Borojevic, CAS – Archaeology)
J Kay & R Mountain. 2009. Neolithic life on the Danube. The 12th Annual UROP Symposium at Boston University, October 19, 2009. Poster.

Alice Olmstead (Professor Alan Marscher, CAS – Astronomy)
A Olmstead, SG Jorstad, AP Marscher,  G Walker, V Strelnitski, & VM Larionov, 2009. Optical Monitoring of a Sample of Gamma-ray Blazars at the Maria Mitchell Observatory. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 41: 331. Abstract.

Vishal Patel (Professor Kim McCall, CAS – Biology)
Vishal K Patel, Jeanne Peterson, Andrea Mislak & Kim McCall. 2009.  Understanding the molecular nature of the loss of function mutation,Thread1.  Genome Science Institute Symposium, Boston University Medical School, October 8, 2009.  Oral presentation.

Elizabeth Porter and Lisa Ng (Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm, SSW)
HC Hahm, EA Porter, L Ng. 2010, March (accepted paper). The effects of multiple types of child maltreatment and subsequent HIV risk behaviors among young women. Poster accepted at International on HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Marseille, France.

Ashley Pysczynski (Professor Sayon Roy, MED – Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition)
AE Pysczynski, R Raithel, M Bobbie, S Roy & A Simon. 2009. Effect of sustained connexin-43 downregulation on retinal vascular lesions. Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50: E-Abstract 5912/A430.

Florencia Rago (Professor Dean Tolan, CAS – Biology)
F Rago & DR Tolan. 2009. Enzyme dynamics involved in substrate specificity: Evidence for differential conformational changes distant from the active site during the aldolase catalyzed reaction. The Twenty-third Symposium of the Protein Society Boston, MA July 26-29, 2009. Protein Science, 18 (Suppl. 1), 86. Oral presentation.

Arlene Reyna (Professor Cynthia Bradham, CAS – Biology)
AE Reyna, AB Core & CA Bradham. 2009. Pantropic retroviruses: a new transduction tool for sea urchin embryos. Emerging Topics Session, The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XIX, Woods Hole MA, October 2009. Oral presentation.

Jessica Rogge (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
MC Hughey, JR Rogge, MW McCoy & KM Warkentin. 2009. Deciding when to hatch: Predator and embryo cues in wasp-induced hatching of red-eyed treefrogs. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Boston, MA. Abstract and PowerPoint presentation.

Inna Ryvkin, Andre Anghelescu (Professor Catherine Caldwell-Harris, CAS – Psychology)
Caldwell-Harris, C.L., Ryvkin, I., Anghelescu, A., & Obler, L.K. 2009. Speech perception by non-native speakers declines drastically in noisy conditions. Presented at the Thirteenth International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems, May 29, Boston, MA.

Victoria Saccoccio (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
I Gomez-Mestre, JC Touchon, VL Saccoccio & KM Warkentin. 2009. Quantitative genetic analyses of risk-induced hatching reveal limits to plasticity of inducible defenses. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology meetings, Boston, MA. Abstract and PowerPoint presentation.

I Gomez-Mestre, JC Touchon, VL Saccoccio & KM Warkentin. 2009. Probing the limits of plasticity: quantitative genetic analyses of risk induced hatching. European Society for Evolutionary Biology 12th Congress, Torino, Italy. Poster presentation.

Ashley Sharpe (Professor William Saturno, CAS – Archaeology)
A Sharpe & WA Saturno. 2009. The Maya zooarchaeological record from San Bartolo, EI Peten, Guatemala.  The 74th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Atlanta, Georgia, 24 April. Poster and abstract.

Rebecca Slocum (Associate Professor Kevin P. Gallagher, CAS International Relations)
Slocum, Rebecca, 2009, “Rethinking Hazardous Waste under NAFTA,” Americas Program, Center for International Policy, Washington DC. http://www.cipamericas.org/archives/1799

Michelle St. Paul, Sara W. Schonwetter, Rebekah S. Halmo (Professor David H. Barlow, CAS Psychology)
St. Paul, M.S., Fairholme, C.P., Halmo, R., Siwiec, S.G., & Schonwetter, S.W. 2009. Relationship of insomnia-type sleep difficulties and emotional disorder severity: Associated risk for DSM-IV disorder constructs. The 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, New York, NY: November, 2009. Poster Presentation. (NIH/NIMH)

Schonwetter, S.W., Fairholme, C.P., St. Paul, M.S., Siwiec, S.G., & Halmo, R. 2009.Comorbid insomnia as a transdiagnostic process among emotional disorders: The role of anxiety sensitivity. The 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, New York, NY: November, 2009. Poster Presentation. (NIH/NIMH)

Halmo, R.S., Fairholme, C. P., Siwiec, M.A., St. Paul, M.S., & Schonwetter, S.W. 2009. Comorbid insomnia as a transdiagnostic process among emotional disorders: The role of neuroticism. The 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, New York, NY: November, 2009. Poster Presentation. (NIH/NIMH)

Fairholme, C.P., Farchione, T., Schonwetter, S.W., Halmo, R, St. Paul, M.S, and Siwiec, S.G. 2009. Emotion dysregulation in the maintenance of comorbid insomnia: The role of emotion suppression and cognitive reappraisal. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual ABCT convention, New York City, November, 2009. Poster Presentation. (NIH/NIMH)

Siwiec, S.G., Fairholme, C.P., Schonwetter, S.W., Halmo, R., and St. Paul, M.S. 2009. Emotional avoidance, sleep-related safety behaviors, and comorbid insomnia: A meditational analysis. 43rd Annual ABCT convention, New York City, November 2009. Poster Presentation (NIH/NIMH)

Peter Stetson (Professor Phillip Lobel, CAS Biology)
Mapping reef structure and bathymetry in Belize using Cobra-Tac; Phillip Lobel – Boston University, USA (co-authors Peter Stetson and Burton Shank) Marine Technology Conference: ADCPs in Action 2009, October 2009 San Diego. Abstract and PowerPoint presentation

Nicholas Thomas (Professor John Celenza, CAS – Biology)
N Thomas, M Pieck, T Henderson & JL Celenza. 2009. Regulated production of indolic glucosinolates using an estradiol-inducible system. 7th Annual Symposium in Plant Biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  October 2, 2009 Amherst, MA. Poster presentation.

Kyle Trudeau (Professor Sayon Roy, MED – Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition)
K Trudeau, A Molina & S Roy. 2009. High glucose alters mitochondrial morphology and membrane potential heterogeneity in retinal endothelial cells. Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50: E-Abstract 33/A20.

Audrey Wells (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS Psychology)
Mashhoon Y, Wells AM and Kantak KM. The rostral basolateral amygdala and prelimbic prefrontal cortex are serially connected to regulate reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior in rats. College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Reno, NV, June 2009

Tara Willey (Professor James Traniello, CAS – Biology)
ML Muscedere, MA Seid. N Johnson, TA Willey, B Gillis & JFA Traniello. 2009. Brains, neurotransmitters, nursing, and foraging in the ant Pheidole dentata. National Meeting of the Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology, Boston, MA. Oral presentation.

Robert Zamora (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS  – Psychology)
Zamora R, A Cronin-Golomb, D Seichepine, T Dunne & S Neargarder. 2009. Visual Perception Deficits and Performance on an Everyday Real-World Task in Parkinson’s Disease. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. November 4-7, 2009. Phoenix, AZ. Abstract and poster presentation