Published Students – 2011

The following is a list of recognized accomplishments by Boston University undergraduates for 2011.

Publications

Colin Averill  (Professor Adrien Finzi, CAS Biology)
C Averill & AC Finzi. 2011. Increasing plant dependence on organic nitrogen along an elevation gradient is reflected in nitrogen uptake rates and ecosystem δ15 at Mount Eisenhower, NH, USA. Ecology 92: 883-891.

JL Berglund (Professor James Traniello, CAS Biology)
ML Muscedere,  JL Berglund & JFA Traniello. 2011. Polymorphism and division of labor during foraging cycles in the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex octospinosus (Formicidae; Attini).  Journal of Insect Behavior 24: 94-105.

Asma Bhindarwala, Theodora Swenson (Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm School of Social Work)
HC Hahm, ED Kolaczyk, J Jang, T Swenson, & AM Bhindarwala. 2011. Binge drinking trajectories from adolescence to young adulthood: the effects of peer social network. Substance Use and Misuse, in revision

Azra Borogovac  (Professor Natash Broude, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
A Borogovac & NE Broude. 2011. Visualization of induced RNA in single bacterial cells. Methods in Molecular Biology 714: 189-199.

Kyle Brogle (Professor Sharon Goldberg, CAS Computer Science)
K Brogle
, S Goldberg & L Reyzin. 2011. Sequential aggregate signatures with lazy verification from trapdoor permutations. ePrint Technical Report, 2011, 222. http://www.cs.bu.edu/~goldbe/papers/bgpsec-sigs.html

Daniel Bruggemeyer  (Professor John Porco, CAS – Chemistry)
J Porco, A Germain, D Bruggemeyer, J Zhu, C Genet & P O’Brien. 2011. Synthesis of the azaphilones (+)-sclerotiorin and (+)-8-O-methylsclerotiorinamine utilizing (+)-sparteine surrogates in copper-mediated oxidative dearomatization. Journal of Organic Chemistry 76: 2577-2584.

Matthew Carper (Professor David Barlow, CAS Psychology)
MM Carper, RK McHugh & DH Barlow. 2011. 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, in press

Min Cho  (Professor Frank Naya, CAS Biology)
OM Kielbasa, JG Reynolds, CL Wu, CM Snyder, MY Cho, H Weiler, S Kandarian & FJ Naya. 2011. Myospryn is a calcineurin-interaction protein that negatively modulates slow-fiber-type transformation and skeletal muscle regeneration. FASEB Journal 25: 2276-2286.

Laura Ciaccia (Professor Gloria Callard, CAS – Biology)
GV Callard, A Tarrant, A Novillo, P Yacci,  L Ciaccia, S Vajda, G-Y Chuang, D Kozakov, SR Greytak, S Sawyer, C Hoover & K Cotter. 2011. Evolutionary origins of the estrogen signaling system: insights from amphioxus. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 127: 176-188. (funded by NIEHS, EPA)

Michael Connerney, Chistopher Libby  (Professor Michael Hasselmo, CAS Psychology)
MP Brandon, AR Bogaard, CP LibbyMA Connerney, K Gupta & ME Hasselmo, 2011. Reduction of theta rhythm dissociates grid cell spatial periodicity from directional tuning. Science 332: 595-599. (NIH R01 MH60013, R01 MH61492)

Austin Collins, Craig David (Professor M Selim Unlu, ENG Electrical and Computer Engineering)
MR Monroe, A Reddington, AD Collins, CD Laboda, M Cretich, M Chiari, FF Little & MS Ünlü. 2011. Multiplexed method to calibrate and quantitate fluorescence signal for allergen-specific IgE. Analytical Chemistry 83: 9485-9491.

Chantal de Bakker (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG – Mechancal Engineering)
LNM Hayward, CMJ de Bakker, H Lusic, LC Gerstenfeld, MW Grinstaff & EF Morgan. 2011. Contrast-enhanced computed tomographic imaging of soft callus formation in fracture healing. Microscopy Research and Technique 75: 7-14.

Danielle Desjardins (Professor Horacio Frydman, CAS – Biology)
E Fast, M Toomey, K Panaram, D Desjardins & HM Frydman. 2011. Wolbachia enhance Drosophila stem cell proliferation and target the germline stem cell niche. Science 340: 990-992.

Erica Dresselhaus, Haley Goucher  (Professor Thomas Gilmore, CAS – Biology)
F Wolenski, MR Garbati, TJ Lubinski, N Traylor-Knowles, DJ Stefanik, E DresselhausH Goucher, JR Finnerty & TD Gilmore. 2011. Characterization of the core elements of the NF-kB signaling pathway of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensisMolecular and Cellular Biology 31: 1076-1087. (featured cover article)

Jiazuo Feng (Professor Mark Grinstaff, CAS Chemistry)
J Feng & M W Grinstaff. 2011 Synthesis and characterization of functional polymeric nanoparticles. The Nucleus – NESACS 89: 8-10.

Helen Ferreira (Professor Linda Doerrer, CAS Chemistry)
SA Cantalupo, HE Ferreira, E Bataineh, AJ KIng, MV Peteresen, T Wojtasiewicz, AG DiPasquale, AL Rheingold & LH Doerrer. 2011. Synthesis with structural and electronic characterization of homoleptic Fe(II) and Fe(III) fluorinated phenolate complexes. Inorganic Chemistry 50: 6584-6596.

Tyler Ford, Ian Zhao  (Professor Thomas Gilmore, CAS – Biology)
RC Thompson, M Herscovitch, I ZhaoTJ Ford & TD Gilmore. 2011. NF-kB down-regulates expression of the B-lymphoma marker CD10 through a miR-155/PU.1 pathway. Journal of Biological Chemistry 286: 1675-1681.

Princess Francois  (Professor Gloria Callard, CAS – Biology)
AT McCurley, RK Meyer, PN Francois & GV Callard. 2011. Analysis of estrogen signaling pathways in zebrafish eye during optic regeneration. Endocrine Reviews 32: P1-356.

Megan Garland  (Professor Karen Allen, CAS Chemistry)
R Wu, M Garland, D Dunaway-Mariano & KN Allen. 2011. Homo sapiens Dullard protein phosphatase shows a preference for the insulin-dependent phosphorylation site of lipin1. Biochemistry 50: 3045-3057.

Y Gebregziabher (Professor Larry Ziegler –CAS Chemistry)
WR Premasiri, Y Gebregziabher & LD Ziegler. 2011. On the difference between SERS spectra of cell growth media and whole bacterial cells. Applied Spectroscopy 65: 493-499. (PROSTARS summer student from MassBay C0mmunity College)

Kristin Gilbert, Geetha Mathews, Pallavi Joshi (Professor Jackie Liederman, CAS – Psychology)
J Liederman, K Gilbert, J McGraw Fisher, G Mathews, R Frye & P Joshi. 2011. Are women more influenced than men by top-down semantic information when listening to disrupted speech? Language and Speech 54: 33-48.

Susan Gillmor, Samantha Rabinowicz (Professor Scott Seider, SED Curriculum and Training)
S GillmorS Rabinowicz & S Seider. 2011. The impact of philosophy and theology service-learning experiences upon the public service motivation of participating college students. The Journal of Higher Education 82: 597-628.

S Seider, S Rabinowicz & S Gillmor. 2011. The impact of community service learning upon the worldviews of business majors vs. non-business majors at an American university. Journal of Business Ethics 98: 485-903.

Brandon Harrison (Professor Alan Marscher, CAS Astronomy)
SG Jorstad, AP Marscher, I Agudo & B Harrison, 2011. Analysis of Parsec-scale jet behavior of a sample of blazars during high gamma-ray states. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 43: 327.06 (abstract).

S Jorstad, A Marscher, I Agudo & B Harrison, 2011.Parsec-Scale Jet Behavior of a Sample of Blazars during High Gamma-Ray States. 2011 Fermi Symposium Proceedings – eConf Proceedings C110509, arXiv:1111.0110.

Kaitlyn Ingraham (Professor James Cherry, CAS Psychology)
BT DiBenedictis, KL Ingraham, MJ Baum & JA Cherry. 2011. Disruption of urinary odor preference and lordosis behavior in female mice given lesions of the medial amygdala. Physiology & Behavior 105: 554-559.

Ning Jiang (Professor Thomas Gilmore, CAS –  Biology)Emma Chu (Professor John Finnerty, CAS –  Biology),
FS Wolenski, S Chandani, DJ Stefanik, N JiangE Chu, JR Finnerty & TD Gilmore. 2011. Two polymorphic residues account for the differences in DNA binding and transcriptional activation by NF-kB proteins encoded by naturally occurring alleles in Nematostella vectensis. Journal of Molecular Evolution 73: 325-336.

Ben Kanter, Christine Lykken (Professor Howard Eichenbaum, CAS – Psychology)
LM DeVito D Balu, BR Kanter, C Lykken, AC Basu, JT Coyle & H Eichenbaum. 2011. Serine racemase deletion disrupts memory for order and alters cortical dendritic morphology. Genes, Brain and Behavior 10: 210-222.

Gregory Karahalis, RC Buff (Professor Corey Stephenson, CAS Chemistry)
BS Matsuura, AG Condie, RC Buff, GJ Karahais & CRJ Stephenson. 2011. Intercepting Wacker intermediates with arenes: C-H functionalization and dearomatization. Organic Letters 13: 6320-6323.

Avraham Klausner (Professor Ari Trachtenberg, ENG Electrical and Computer Engineering)
A Klausner
, A Trachtenberg, & D Starobinski. 2011. Phones and robots: brains and brawn. SenSys 2011: 361-362

A Klausner, A. Trachtenberg, D. Starobinski and M. Horenstein, An Overview of the Capabilities and Limitations of Smartphone Sensors, International Journal of Handheld Computing Research (IJHCR), to appear.

Christopher Kwan  (Professor Margrit Betke, CAS – Computer Science)
JJ Magee, S Epstein, ES Missimer, C Kwan & M Betke. 2011. Adaptive mouse-replacement interface control functions for users with disabilities. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII International), Orlando, FL, July, 2011, in press.

C Kwan & M Betke. 2011. Image editing software for people with disabilities. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII International), Orlando, FL, July, 2011, in press.

Kristen Lee  (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
OV Sazonova, KL Lee, BC Isenberg, CB Rich, MA Nugent & JY Wong. 2011. Cell-cell interactions mediate the response of vascular smooth muscle cells to substrate stiffness. Biophysical Journal 101: 622-630.

Winvy Lung, Sinlan Poo (Professor Catherine Haldwell-Harris, CAS Psychology)
CL Caldwell-Harris, J Tong, W Lung  & S Poo. 2011.  Physiological reactivity to emotional phrases in Mandarin-English bilinguals. International Journal of Bilingualism 15: 329-352.

Jungyeoul Maeng (Professor Sean B. Andersson, ENG ME/SE)
P Chang, P Huang, J Maeng & SB Andersson. 2011. Local raster scanning for high speed imaging of biopolymers in atomic force microscopy. Review of Scientific Instruments 82: 063703.

Meghan C. Maloney (Professor John Snyder/John Porco –CAS Chemistry)
BR Balthaser, MC Maloney, AB Beeler, JA Porco Jr & JK Snyder. 2011. Remodelling of the natural product fumagillol employing a reaction discovery approach. Nature Chemistry 3: 969-973.

Robert Marchwinski (Professor Dan Clemens, CAS Astronomy)
K Jameson, DP Clemens, R Marchwinski, M Pavel & A Pinnick. 2011, How are magnetic fields being traced by dust? Testing grain alignment theory using GPIPS. BAAS 218: 318.02.

R Marchwinski,  M Pavel, D Clemens & A Pinnick. 2011, Resolved magnetic field map of GRSMC 45.60+0.30. BAAS 218: 129.15.

Jee-Young Mock  (Professor Sean J. Elliot, CAS – Chemistry)
MA Firer-Sherwood, KD Bewley, J-Y Mock & SJ Elliott. 2011. Tools for resolving complexity in the electron transfer networks of multiheme cytochrome c. Metallomics 3: 344-348.

Julie Moreau (Professor Dan Clemens, CAS Astronomy)
JM Moreau, DP Clemens, AF Pinnick & MD Pavel. 2011, GPIPS pathfinder for three dimensional magnetic fields. BAAS 217: 251.04

Julie Moreau, Meredith Bartlett, Robert Marchwinski (Professor Dan Clemens, CAS Astronomy)
DP Clemens, A Pinnick, M Pavel, B Taylor, J Moreau, M Bartlett & R Marchwinski. 2011. Galactic plane infrared polarization survey (GPIPS): Large-area B-field maps. BAAS 217: 241.15

MD Pavel, DP Clemens, AF Pinnick, J Moreau, R Marchwinski, M Bartlett & B Taylor. 2011. Galactic plane infrared polarization survey (GPIPS) – example science applications. BAAS 218: 321.02

DP Clemens, A Pinnick, M Pavel, J Moreau, R Marchwinski, M Bartlett & B Taylor. 2011. Galactic plane infrared polarization survey – first data release. BAAS 218: 321.01

Mohamad Nadimi (Professor Sok-Ja Janket)
M Nadimi
, H Wesamaa, SJ Janket P Bollu P & JH Meurman. 2011. Are sugar-free confections really beneficial for dental health? British Dental Journal 211: E15.

Alice Olmstead (Professor Alan Marscher, CAS Astronomy)
I Agudo, AP Marscher, SG Jorstad, VM Larionov, JL Gomez, A Lahteenmaki, PS Smith, K Nilsson, ACS Readhead, M Aller, J Heidt, M Gurwell, C Thum, AE Wehrle, MG Nikolashvili, HD Aller, E Benitez, D Blinov, VA Hagen-Thorn, D Hinart, BT Jannuzi, M Joshi, GN Kimeridze, OM Kurtanidze, SO Kurtanidze, E Lindfors, S Molina, DA Morozova, AR Olmstead, R Teinthal, M Roca-Sogorb, GD Schmidt, LA Sigua, A Sillanpaa, L Takalo, B Taylor, M Tornikoski, IS Troitsky, AC Zook & H Wiesemeyer. 2011. On the location of the gamma-ray outburst emission in the BL Lacertae Object AO 0235+164 through observations across the electromagnetic spectrum. Astrophysical Journal Letters 735: L10.

Veeshal Patel (Professor Amitabh Gautam, MED Surgery)
A Gautam, V Patel, L Pelletier, J Orozco, J Francis & M Nuhn. 2011. Routine BK Virus surveillance in renal transplantation – A single center’s expérience. Transplantation Proceedings 42:4088-4090

Jarod Payne (Professor Matthew Jackson, CAS Earth Sciences)
J Payne & MG Jackson. 2011. New evidence for dual-trend volcanism in the Pacific. EOS (Transactions of AGU) 92: V51E-2546.

Debra Rooker, Quincy Young  (Professor Pinghua Liu, CAS Chemistry)
Y Xiao, D Rooker, Q Young, CL Freel Meyers & P Liu. 2011. Position isotope exchange at methlerytheritol cyclic pyrophosphate catalyzed by IspG of the DXP pathway. ChemBiochem 12: 527-530.

Kyle Schluns  (Professor Andrew West, CAS Astronomy)
AA West, K Schluns, et al. 2011. The Sloan digital sky survey data release 7 spectroscopic M dwarf catalog. I. Data. Astronomical Journal 141: 19.

Janki Shah (Professor Geoffrey Cooper, CAS Biology)
Mullenbrock S, J Shah & GM Cooper.  2011.  Global expression analysis identified a preferentially nerve growth factor-induced transcriptional program regulated by sustained mitogen-activated protein kinase/extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) and AP-1 activation during PC12 differentiation.  Journal of Biological Chemistry 286: 45131-45145.

Pinkey Shah (Professor Corey Stephenson, CAS Chemistry)
JW Tucker, JMR Narayanam, P Shah & CRJ Stephenson. 2011. Oxidative photoredox catalysis: mild and selective deprotection of PMB ethers mediated by visible light. Chemical Communications 47: 5040-5042.

Yuankai Shen (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
JB Lin, BC Isenberg, Y Shen, K Schorsch, OV Sazonova & JY Wong 2011. Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) grafted onto microtextured poly(dimethylsiloxane) for aligned cell sheet engineering. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (Special Issue) [published online: 25 Oct 2011] doi:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2011.10.040

April Soto (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
SC Pageau, O Sazonova, JY Wong, A Soto & C Sonnenschein. 2011. The effect of stromal components on the modulation of the phenotype of human bronchial epithelial cells in 3D culture. Biomaterials 32: 7169-7180.

Laurence Spezzano (Professor Thomas Peattie, CFA – Musicology and Ethnomusicology)
L Spezzano. 2011. Examining productions of Wagner’s Parsifal through the twentieth century. Proceedings of The National Conference On Undergraduate Research, in press.

Huan Sun (Professor Scott Schaus – CAS Chemistry)
Y Luan, H Sun & SE Schaus. 2011. Iron-catalyzed rearrangements and cycloaddition reactions of 2H-chromenes. Organic Letters 13: 6480-6483.

Silvia Tacheva (Professor Geoffrey Cooper, CAS Biology)
JW Tullai, S Takeva, LJ Owens, JR Graham & GM Cooper.  2011.  AP-1 is a component of the transcriptional network regulated by GSK-3 in quiescent cells.  PLoS ONE 6: e20150.

Amy Turmelle (Professor Eric Widmaier, CAS-Biology)
LC Allen, AS Turmelle, EP Widmaier, NI Hristov, GF McCracken & TH Kunz. 2011. Resiliency to anthropogenic disturbance in the Brazilian free-tailed bat: comparing roost-type variation in physiological stress. Conservation Biology 25:374-381. (NSF-REU)

Jenny Urbina (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
JC Touchon, J Urbina & KM Warkentin. 2011. Habitat-specific constraints on induced hatching in a treefrog with reproductive mode plasticity. Behavioral Ecology 22: 169-175.

Amanda Vieillard (Professor Robinson Fulweiler, CAS Earth Sciences)
AM Vieillard, RW Fulweiler, ZJ Hguhes & JC Carey. 2011. The ebb and flow of silica: quantifying dissolved and biogenic silica fluxes from a temperate salt marsh.  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 95: 415-423.

Samuel R. Vinci (Professor Patricia Kavanagh, MED – Pediatrics)
PL Kavanagh, PG Sprinz,  SR Vinci, H Bauchner & CJ Wang. 2011. Management of children with sickle cell disease: a comprehensive review of the literature. Pediatrics 128: e1552-e1574.

Beatriz Willink, Meredith Palmer (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS Biology)
B Willink, MS Palmer, T Landberg, JR Vonesh & KM Warkentin. 2011. Predator identity and prey size-structure shape immediate and cumulative costs of risk-induced early hatching. Oecologia, submitted

Beatriz Willink (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS Biology)
T Landberg, KL Cohen, B Willink & KM Warkentin. 2011. Effects of hatching timing and dragonfly predation cues on the development of escape swimming performance and predation rates in red-eyed treefrogs. Functional Ecology, in revision.

Megan Wilson, Danielle Desjardins (Professor Frank Naya, CAS – Biology)
EP Ewen, CM Snyder, M Wilson, D Desjardins & FJ Naya. 2011. The Mef2A transcription factor coordinately regulates a costamere gene program in cardiac muscle. Journal of Biological Chemistry 286: 29644-29653.

Angela Xie  (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
C Williams, A Xie, M Yamato, T Okano & JY Wong. 2011. Stacking of aligned cell sheets for layer-by-layer control of complex tissue structure. Biomaterials 32: 5625-5632.

Meeting Presentations & Abstracts

Ankit Agarwal  (Professor Rathan Subramaniam, MED Radiology)
A Agarwal, T Kapoor, A Ozonoff & R Subramaniam. 2011. Do racial or socioeconomic disparities exist in the utilization of PET/CT Scans. The 111th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Chicago, IL. May 2-May 6 3, 2011. Abstract and PowerPoint presentation.

Bhumica Amin (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
Y Park, B Amin, AC Luce, RD Whitaker, M Cabodi, R Cleveland, JO Nagy & JY Wong. 2011. Stability-tunable polymerized shell microbubbles. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, October 2011; Hartford CT. Poster presentation.

Matthew Boyle and Avraham Klausner  (Professor Ari Trachtenberg, ENG Electrical and Computer Engineering)
M Boyle, A Klausner, D Starobinski, A Trachtenberg & H Wu. 2011. Toward gait-based smartphone user identification, Mobisys 2011, June. Poster presentation.

Allison Borges (Professor Heather Murray, CAS Psychology)
A Borges, JM Primack & IW Miller. 2011. A qualitative study of male OEF/OIF veterans’ perceptions of post-deployment family functioning. 45th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Poster presentation.

Margaret Carbery, Jason Godfrey  (Professor John Celenza, CAS Biology)
M Pieck, J GodfreyM Carbery, Y Yuan, J Normanly & J Celenza. 2011. Characterization of an Arabidopsis aminotransferase reveals cross-talk between phenylalanine biosynthesis and auzin homeostasis. 22nd International Conference on Arabidopsis Research. Madison, WI. June 22-25. Poster presentation.

Luz Ceballos, Aileen Leung  (Professor Kim McCall, CAS – Biology)
M Gammill, V Jenkins, T Keshishyan, J Nguyen, J Taipan, S Durrin, L CeballosA Leung, R Ranum, R Chen, E Tanner, J Peterson & K McCall. 2011. A genetic screen for cell death regulators in Drosophila melanogaster oogenesis. 52nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference. March 30-April 3, 2011. San Diego, CA. Poster presentation.

George Chapman (Professor Angela Jefferson, MED – Neurology)
G Chapman, A Gentile, N Cantwell, U Nahar, V Williams, D Salat & AL Jefferson. 2011. White matter integrity in the entorhinal cortex and parahippocampal region is associated with memory performances in individuals with mild cognitive impairment. 39th Annual Meeting International Neuropsychological Society. February 2-5, 2011. Boston, MA. Paper presentation.

M Badaracco, K Gifford, A Gentile, G Chapman, U Nahar, Y Tripodis & AL Jefferson. 2011.  The relation of hypertension to cognition in observational studies: a meta-analysis.  39th Annual Meeting International Neuropsychological Society. February 2-5, 2011. Boston, MA. Poster presentation.

AL Jefferson, KA Gifford, GW Chapman, V Dobromyslin, J Sparling, J Palmisano, A Gentile, Y Tripodis & D Salat. 2011.  Vascular health is associated with white matter and hippocampal changes in individuals with mild cognitive impairment The 15th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, July 2011. Paris, France. Poster presentation.

Chantal de Bakker (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG Mechanical Engineering)
CMJ de Bakker, LNM Hayward, LC Gerstenfeld, MW Grinstaff, & EF Morgan. 2011. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography for non-destructive, quantitative assessment of the early stages of fracture healing. American Society of Mechanical Engineer 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Farmington, PA. Poster presentation.

Hayward, LNM, C de Bakker, LC Gerstenfeld, M Grinstaff & EF Morgan. 2011. A cationic CT contrast agent for imaging of soft callus formation in fracture healing.  57th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2011. Poster presentation.

Mirella Diaz-Santos (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS Psychology)
Y Bogdanova, M Diaz-Santos & A Cronin-Golomb. 2011. Relation of neuropsychiatric symptoms and sleep quality in Parkinson’s disease. Abstracts, International Neuropsychological Society 39th Annual Meeting. Poster presentation.

Michael Dyonisius  (Professor Rick Murray, CAS – Earth Sciences)
RP Scudder, RW Murray, MB Underwood, S Kutterolf, T Plank, MA Arshad &  M Dyonisius. 2011. Dispersed volcanic ash in sediment entering NW Pacific subduction zones: towards a regional perspective. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Fall Mtg. Supplement, Abstract T44C-04,  and Powerpoint Presentation.

M Norouzi Rad, MN Dyonisius & N Shokri. 2011. Nonlinear effects of dissolved NaCl concentrations on water evaporation from porous media. SSSA International Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA. Poster presentation.

Patrick Ferrel (Professor Cynthia Bradham, CAS Biology)
PS Ferrell, A Reyna, H Hameeduddin, AB Core, J Coulombe-Huntington, A Poustka & C Bradham. 2011. Mindbomb is required for skeletal patterning in sea urchin embryos. Max-Planck Institut fur Molekulare Genetik, DBSU XX. Poster presentation.

Jiazuo Feng (Professor Mark Grinstaff, CAS Chemistry)
J Feng & MW Grinstaff. 2011. Functionalized nanoparticles: old drugs, new tricks. 13th Annual Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference, Boston, MA. Poster presentation.

Rachel Fogley (Professor Eric Widmaier, CAS Biology)
MD Lynes , RD Fogley & EP Widmaier. 2011. Increased capacity of distal intestinal epithelium to transport long chain fatty acids in obese mice fed a high-fat diet.  93rd Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, June 4-7, 2011, Boston, MA. Abstract, oral presentation.

Princess Francois (Professor Gloria Callard, CAS – Biology)
AT McCurley, RK Myer, P Francois & GV Callard GV. 2011. Analysis of estrogen signaling pathways in zebrafish eye during optic nerve regeneration. Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, Boston, June. Poster presentation. (funded by NIEHS)

Joshua Friedman (Professor Leslie Brody, CAS – Psychology)
RC Cruise, AM Gizzi,  JT Friedman, M Cohen, K Weber, C Watson & LR Brody. 2011. Spiritual soothing and coping mechanisms of women with HIV and those at risk. The 9th Annual Mid-Year Conference of APA Division 36 (Psychology of Religion). Columbia, MD. March, 2011. Poster presentation.

John-Nicolas Furst (Professor Ayse Coskun, ENG Electrical & Computer Engineering)
JN Furst. 2011. Power and performance-aware run-time management of manycore systems. Intel, Hillsboro, Oregon. March 16.

JN Furst & AK Coskun. 2011. Performance and Power Analysis of RCCE Message Passing on the Intel Single-Chip Cloud Computer. In the 4th Intel Many-core Application Research Community Symposium (MARC-4),  2011.

Laura Garber (Professor Carolyn Genco, MED Infectious Diseases)
G Papapdopoulos, L Garber & C Genco. 2011. Role of MYD88 dependent signaling in bacterial dissemination. Toll 2011 Meeting Decoding Innate Immunity, Riva del Garda, Italy. May 4-7, 2011. Poster presentation.

Carolyn Garcia (Professor Howard Eichenbaum, CAS – Psychology)
Garcia C, R Komorowski, AM Wilson, S Hattori & H Eichenbaum. 2011. A Comparative Sudy of Dorsal and Ventral Hippocampal Contributions to Event-context. Society for Neuroscience. Abstract 731.1

Shea Gillet (Professor Michael Hasselmo, CAS Psychology)
SN Gillet, EL Newman & ME Hasselmo. 2011 Projected stimuli sufficient for successful learning of a conditional discrimination forced choice task. Society for Neuroscience Abstract. 730.08.

Dina Ginzberg  (Professor Asish Saha, MED Medicine)
D Ginzberg, V Schultz, NB Ruderman & AK Saha. 2011. Regulation of AMPK by protein phosphatase 2A in rat skeletal muscle. Evans Department of Medicine Research Days November 3-4, 2011, Boston, MA. Poster presentation.

Margo Godersky (Professor Robert Saper, MED Family Medicine)
J Keosaian, D Dresner, C Cerrada, L Kwong, N Goodman, M Tam, M Godersky, AR Boah & RB Saper. 2011. Recruitment strategies for community based yoga research in a predominantly minority Population. International Association of Yoga Therapists, Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research. Kripalu Center for Extraordinary Living, Lenox, Massachusetts. Poster presentation.

Jason Godfrey, Chris Fisher (Professor John Celenza, CAS – Biology)
J GodfreyC Fisher, M Pieck & J Celenza. 2011. Comparison of in vivo function of the putative aromatic aminotransferase SAL1 with the characterized MEE17 and TAA1 aminotransferase proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana. 9th Annual Symposium in Plant Biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Amherst, MA. October 8, 2011. Poster presentation.

Nicholas Grapsas (Professor Nima Sshokri, CAS – Earth Sciences)
N Grapsas, N Shokri & D Or. 2011. Characteristics of acoustic emissions generated by drying front displacement in porous media, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, CA, USA. Poster presentation.

Leif Hede-Brierley, Jamar Whaley (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS Psychology)
C Achat-Mendes, BA Nic Dhonnchadha, L Hede-BrierleyJ Whaley, DM Platt, KM Kantak & RD Spealman. 2011. Inhibiting glycine transport-1 during extinction training attenuates reacquisition of cocaine self-administration in squirrel monkeys and rats. Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting. Hollywood, FL. June 2011. Poster presentation.

Jacob Herrmann, Alexander Valentine (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
BC Isenberg, OV Sazonova, J Herrmann, AD Valentine, MA Nugent & JY Wong. 2011. Extracellular matrix presentation modulates vascular smooth muscle cell mechanotransduction. North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) October 2011. Hyannis, MA. Poster presentation.

OV Sazonova, J Herrmann, B C Isenberg, AD Valentine, JY Wong & MA Nugent. 2011. Substrate stiffness regulates vascular smooth muscle cell behavior in an ECM-dependent manner. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, October 2011; Hartford CT. Oral presentation.

Vanessa Hill (Professor William Eldred, CAS Biology)
JJ Blom, V Hill & WD Eldred. 2011. Inhibition of the adrenomedullin/nitric oxide signaling pathway in early diabetic retinopaty. Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, May 1-5, 2011, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Poster presentation.

WD Eldred, V Hill, J Blom, JD Akula, TL Favazza & N Zhang. 2011. Modulation of the adrenomedullin/nitric oxide signaling pathway in oxygen-induced retinopathy. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, May 1-5, 2011, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Poster presentation.

Abbey Hoffman, Bing Chen, Stephanie Ramones (Professor Leslie Brody, CAS – Psychology)
SK Dale, LR Brody, GW  Kelso, L Stokes, K Weber,  A Hoffman, B Chen, J Patena, S Ramones & M Cohen. 2011. Gender roles and knowledge of partner’s HIV status among women with or at risk for HIV. The Women’s Health 2011: The 19th Annual Congress. Poster presentation.

Genevieve Housman, Megan Mataga (Professor Sibaji Sarkar, MED – Cancer Center, Medical Nutrition Program, Genome Science Institute)
G Housman, M Mataga, A Devalapalli, S Heerboth, LR Evans & S Sarkar. 2011. Demethylation and re-expression of tumor suppressor genes by HDAC inhibitors and calpain inhibitors in cancer cells: a study related to synergistic type growth inhibition and reduction of motility.Epigenetics World Congress. Boston, MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

Cathy Ke Hu (Professor Yanbo Wang, SMG Strategy and Innovation)
C Hu & Y Wang. 2011. Political connection and unfair advantage: evidences from an atypical Chinese dataset on deceptive accounting practices. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Syracuse, NY.

Chelsey Jenney (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS Biology)
SS Bouchard, CR Jenney, JF Charbonnier, & KM Warkentin. 2011. Density-dependent digestive plasticity in red-eyed treefrogs before and after metamorphosis. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT. Abstract and PowerPoint presentation.

Chloe Jordan (Professor Catherine Caldwell-Harris, CAS – Psychology)
C Jordan C
& CL Caldwell-Harris. 2011. Understanding differences in systemizing and special interests: understanding neurotypical and autism spectrum disorder differences. The Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, MA. Paper presentation.

Lauren Keller, (Professor Michael Hasselmo, CAS – Psychology)
K Gupta, L Keller & ME Hasselmo. 2011. Entorhinal neurons rotate responses to local cues on T-Maze during spatial alternation and appetitive trace conditioning. Society for Neuroscience Abstract 37: 730.05.

Seung-Yeon Kim (Professor Helen Barbas, SAR Health Sciences)
ML Medalla, S Kim & H Barbas. 2011. Cortical auditory projections to the functionally distinct prefrontal areas 32 and 10. Society for Neuroscience Abstract / SFN 2011 poster presentation (833.01 / YY13). November 2011.

Adam Klein, Elaine Welch (Professor Kim McCall, CAS – Biology)
K McCall, JI Etchegaray, AK Timmons, AP Klein, TL Pritchett & E Welch. . 2011. Cell clearance in the Drosophila ovary is mediated byJNK and Draper. Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Cell Death. October, 2011. Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Poster presentation.

AK Timmons, JI Etchegaray A Klein, TL Pritchett, E Welch & K McCall. 2011. Apoptotic cell clearance in the Drosophila ovary is mediated by JNK and Draper. Gordon Conference on Apoptotic Cell Recognition & Clearance. July, 2011. Lewiston, ME. Poster presentation.

Kristen Lee  (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
O Sazonova, KL Lee, BC Isenberg, CB Rich, MA Nugent & JY Wong, Vascular smooth muscle cell behavior is jointly regulated by substrate stiffness and cell-cell interactions. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, October 2011; Hartford CT. Oral presentation.

Alex Leung (Professor Joe Tien ENG Biomedical Engineering)
AD Leung, KHK Wong & J Tien. 2011. Polymers stabilize engineered human microvessels in vitro. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. October 12-15, 2011. Hartford, CT. Poster presentation.

Tingyan Li (Professor Catherine Caldwell-Harris, CAS Psychology)
CL Caldwel-Harris, HW Cheng, T Li & A Morris. 2011.Testing the “activation reflects encoding transparency” principle in writing systems using repetition blindness. Proceedings of the Thirty-third Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, MA. Poster presentation.

Kelly Lindberg ( Professor Ksenija Borojevic, CAS – Archaeology)
K Lindberg, K White & K Borojevic. 2011. Neolithic food practices and experimental grain processing at el-Hemmeh, Jordan. The 76th Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeologists, Sacramento, CA. March 30-April 3, 2011. Abstract and paper presentation.

Brittany Lovascio (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS Psychology)
BA Nic Dhonnchadha, B Lovascio, N Shrestha, C Kirkman, A Lin, HY Man, K Leite-Morris, GB Kaplan & KM Kantak. 2011. c-Fos and AMPA receptor expression following cocaine cue extinction learning. College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting Hollywood, FL, June 2011.

Vidhya Mathiyazhagan (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
Y Park, R Whitaker, V Mathiyazhagan, R Nap, I Szleifer, J Paulsen, Y-Q Song, M Hurlimann & JY Wong. 2011. Stability of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles at different pH values: molecular theory and experiment. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Fall Meeting, October 2011; Minneapolis MN. Oral presentation.

Timothy McIntire (Professor Aleksandra Pikula, CAS Neurology)
A Pikula, T McIntire, HW Lau, M Ogrodnik, J Romero & CS Kase. 2011. Intracerebral Hemorrhage in the Young: Risk Factors and Locations. The 63rd American Academy of Neurology 2011 Annual Meeting. April 9 – April 16, 2011. Honolulu, Hawaii. Abstract presentation.

Archana Narain (Professor Simone Gill, SAR – Occupational Therapy)
SV Gill & A Narain. (October, 2011). Use of a Video Coding System to Identify the Effects of Body Mass Index on Safety. Presented at the Obesity Society. Orlando, FL.

Clay Noss, Robin Greene (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
RS Greene, CF Noss, T Landberg, JR Vonesh & KM Warkentin. January 2011. Behavior of red-eyed treefrogs during metamorphosis. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT. Abstract and poster presentation.

Parth Patel (Professor Morgan, ENG – Mechanical Engineering)
GJ Miller, PG Patel & EF Morgan. 2011. Correlation of local mechanical environment to mechanically induced tissue phenotype during altered bone fracture healing. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, 2011.

B Poole (Professor Tim Gardner, CAS Biology)
J Markowitz, B Poole & T Gardner. 2011. Testing the long-term stability of a neural code in songbirds. The future of light symposium, Boston University Photonics center. December 2011. Boston, MA. Poster presentation.

J Markowitz, B Poole & T Gardner. 2011. Testing the long-term stability of a neural code in songbirds. Society for Neuroscience. November 2011. Washington, DC. Poster presentation.

J Markowitz, B Poole & T Gardner. 2011. Testing the long-term stability of a neural code in songbirds. ­­Songbird Satellite meeting. November 2011. Washington, DC. Poster presentation.

Elizabeth Porter (Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm, School of Social Work)
J Lee, HC Hahm & E Porter. 2011. Routine gynecological care (RGC) and health insurance among Asian and Pacific Islander Women. Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Tampa, FL. Poster presentation.

Maggie Renno (Professor Patricia Ganea, CAS Psychology)
CF Canfield, MP Renno, PA Ganea & KJ Saudino. 2011. To trust or not: individual differences in the development of reliability understanding in young children. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Develpment. Vancouver, Canada. March 2011. Poster presentation.

Arlene Reyna, Hajerah Hameeduddin (Professor Cynthia Bradham, CAS Biology)
A Reyna, AB Core, J Coulombe-Huntington, H Hameeduddin, C Li, M Piacentino, F Hewitt, E Bardot, DE Lee, AJ Poustka & CA Bradham. 2011. A high-throughput sequencing-based screen for skeletal patterning genes in sea urchin embryos. Northeast Society for Developmental Biology Regional Meeting, Woods Hole, MA, March 2011. Oral presentation.

Michael Robertson (Professor Emma Previato, CAS Mathematics and Statistics)
M Robertson. 2011. Number of points on elliptic curves over families. AMS 2011 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, April 9-10, 2011.  Meeting #1070.

Shoshana Rosenthal (Professor Sibaji Sarkar, MED Cancer Center, School of Medicine)
S Rosenthal, S Kokolus, M Longacre, S Heerboth, M Mataga, G Housman & S Sarkar. 2011. Tumor suppressor gene re-expression: a novel approach for treating cancer by combination therapy. Genome Science Institute Symposium, Boston University, Boston, MA, October 5, 2011. Oral presentation.

Camden Rouben (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
KL Cohen, MA Seid, CM Rouben & KM Warkentin. January 2011. The mechanism of rapid, plastic hatching in red-eyed treefrogs, Agalychnis callidryas. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT. Abstract and poster presentation.

Kathryn Rough, Anna Ward (Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm, School of Social Work)
HC Hahm, J Lee, K Rough, A Ward & Y Yang. 2011, January. The association between sexual relationship power, sexual health, and mental health: Findings from Asian-American Women’s Sexual Health Initiative Project (AWSHIP). The 2011 Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Tampa, FL. Oral presentation.

Adina Rusakov (Professor James Traniello, CAS – Biology)
Y Giraldo, A Rusakov, W Gronenberg & JFA Traniello. 2011. Sociality, behavioral performance and neuroscenescence in the ant Pheidole dentata. Gordon Research Conference on Neuroecology. Stonehill College, MA. Poster presentation.

Emily Sanchez (Professor Anne Merewood, MED – Pediatrics)
L Sowa, X Grossman, E Sanchez, R Bye, L Feldman-Winter & A Merewood. 2011. Association between breastfeeding and consumption of fruits and vegetables in two year olds. International Lactation Consultant Assocation Annual Conference. July 13-17, 2011. San Diego, CA. Abstract and poster presentation.

Sandra Schleier Hernandez (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
SL Schleier Hernandez & KM Warkentin. January 2011. Effects of hatching age and predator cues on the onset of feeding in red-eyed treefrogs. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT. Abstract and poster presentation.

Yuankai Shen (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
JB Lin, BC Isenberg, Y Shen, K Schorsch, OV Sazonova & JY Wong. 2011. Poly(nisopropylacrylamide) grafted onto microtextured poly(dimethylsiloxane) for aligned cell sheet engineering. TERMIS (Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine International Society) North America Meeting, December 2011. Houston, TX. Poster presentation.

Megan Sperry (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG – Mechancial Engineering)
MM Sperry, LMM Hayward, GJ Miller & EF Morgan. 2011. Characterization of the poroelastic material properties of skeletal repair tissues using microindentation. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, 2011.

Laurence Spezzano (Professor Thomas Peattie, CFA – Musicology and Ethnomusicology)
L Spezzano.
2011. Examining productions of Wagner’s Parsifal through the twentieth century. National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Ithaca College, New York March 31 – April 2, 2011. Powerpoint Presentation.

Hally Stone (Professor Bruce Anderson, CAS Geography and Environment)
HB Stone & BT Anderson. 2011. Seasonal to interannual variations in the North Subsurface Countercurrent of the Equatorial Pacific, Abstract OS43B-1533 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, 5-9 December. Poster presentation.

Multiple Students (Professor Cynthia Bradham, CAS Biology)
E Ross, P Zushin, T Carney & CA Bradham. 2011. H+/K+ Antiport activity is required for PMC development and migration. Concurrent Session, The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Oral presentation.

P Zushin, E Ross, C Montalbano, T Carney & CA Bradham. 2011. Vacuolar ATPase activity is required for secondary axis specification. Concurrent Session, The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Oral presentation.

J YuE Ross, P Zushin & C Bradham. 2011. The role of V-ATPase in sea urchin development. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

P Zushin, E Ross, T Carney & C Bradham. 2011. The ion channel gene complement of the sea urchin genome. Poster Presentation, The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

A ReynaH Hameeduddin, E Bardot, D Lee, C Li, F Hewitt, M Piacentino, P FerrellJ Chaves, AB Core, J Coulombe-Huntington, AJ Poustka & CA Bradham. 2011. A high throughout sequencing-based screen for skeletal patterning genes. Plenary Session, The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Oral presentation.

AB Core, A ReynaE Conaway & CA Bradham. 2011. Pantropic retroviruses: a new transduction tool for sea urchin embryos. Concurrent Session, The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Oral presentation.

A ReynaH Hameeduddin, AB Core, J Coulombe-Huntington, AJ Poustka & C Bradham. 2011. Functional characterization demonstrates that BMP5-8 and ST14 are skeletal patterning genes. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

J ChavesA ReynaH Hameeduddin, E Bardot, DE Lee, AB Core, J Coulomb-Huntington, A Poustka & C Bradham. 2011. The Notch homolog Scalloped Wings is required for skeletal patterning. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

E Conaway, AB Core, A Reyna & C Bradham. 2011. Delta anti-sense expressing pantropic retroviruses block pigment cell development. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation. (Best Undergraduate Poster)

PS FerrellA ReynaH Hameeduddin, AB Core, J Coulombe-Huntington, AJ Poustka & C Bradham. 2011. Mindbomb is required for skeletal patterning in sea urchin embryos. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

H HameeduddinA Reyna, AB Core, J Coulombe-Huntington, AJ Poustka & C Bradham. 2011. SVEP is required for skeletal patterning in sea urchin embryos. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

F Hewitt, A ReynaH Hameeduddin, E Bardot, D Lee, AB Core, J Coulombe-Huntington, AJ Poustka & C Bradham. 2011. RECK is required for normal PMC migration and skeletal patterning. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

C LiH HameeduddinA Reyna, AB Core, J Coulombe-Huntington, A Poustka & C Bradham. 2011. Prestin and 5-LOX are required for skeletal patterning in sea urchin larvae. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

M Piacentino, A ReynaH Hameeduddin, AB Core, J Huntington-Coulombe, AJ Poustka & C Bradham. 2011. The novel putative adhesion gene MLD is required for skeletal patterning in sea urchin embryos. The International Conference for the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XX, Woods Hole MA, April 2011. Poster presentation.

David Tassin, Kayla Moody, Michaela Michalski (Professor Kathleen Kantak, CAS Psychology)
RC Harvey, CJ Jordan,  DH TassinKR Moody, ME Michalski, LP Dwoskin & KM Kantak. 2011. Attentional set-shifting during adolescence in an ADHD model: Adolescent methylphenidate vs. atomoxetine treatments. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 2011. Poster presentation.

Louis Thiery (Professor Alexander Levichev, CAS – Mathematics)
L Thiery
. 2011. Parallelization in vector bundles as a mathematical correlate of Tulku’s “focal setting”. XI Roerich Heritage Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia. October 8-October 10, 2011. Abstract and PowerPoint presentation. (BU GUTS grant 2010)

Tessa Velazquez (Professor Catherine Caldwell-Harris, CAS – Psychology)
Caldwell-Harris CL, CF Murphy, T Velazquez & P McNamara,. 2011. Religious Belief systems of persons with high functioning autism. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, MA. Poster presentation.

Marcos Villarreal (Professor Remus Osan, CAS Mathematics and Statistics)
M Villarreal & R Osan. 2011. Analysis of hippocampal place cells encoding during pharmacological manipulation of GABA-A receptors. 15th International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems. May 11-14. Boston, MA. Oral presentation.

Angus Wan (Professor John Celenza, CAS Biology)
B Hogan, A Wan, S Mottarella, L Francis, C Crisp, J Bender & J Celenza. 2011. Tryptophan metabolism in Arabidopsis: a model for interaction between primary and secondary metabolism. 22nd International Conference of Arabidopsis Research. Madison, WI (June 22-25). Poster presentation.

Elaine Welch (Professor Kim McCall, CAS – Biology)
AK Timmons, JI Etchegaray, TL Pritchett, E Welch & K McCall. 2011. Basket and Draper regulate the engulfment of nurse cells by follicle cells during starvation induced mid-oogenesis cell death. 52nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference. March 30-April 3, 2011. San Diego, CA. Poster presentation.

Trey Wenger (Professor Tereasa Brainerd, CAS – Astronomy)
TG Brainerd & TV Wenger. 2011. A preliminary analysis of cosmic magnification of SDSS galaxies. American Astronomical Society Meeting #218, abstract #235.02; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 43 (2011). Poster presentation.

Beatriz Willink (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS Biology)
T Landberg, KL Cohen, B Willink & KM Warkentin. 2011. Effects of hatching age and predator cues on the development of escape swimming performance and survival with dragonfly predators in red-eyed treefrogs. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT. Abstract and PowerPoint presentation.

B Willink, T Landberg, JR Vonesh & KM Warkentin. 2011. Effect of hatching timing on red-eyed treefrog tadpoles: relative vulnerability varies among predators but not with hatchling age-structure, growth varies with the presence of more vulnerable tadpoles. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT. January, 2011. Abstract and poster presentation.

Beatriz Willink, Meredith Palmer (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
MS Palmer, B Willink, T Landberg, JR Vonesh & KM Warkentin. January 2011. Costs of Hatching Early: Vulnerability and Period of Exposure to Predators. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT. Abstract and poster presentation.

Angela Xie (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
C Williams, A Xie, M Yamato, T Okano & JY Wong. 2011. Layer-by-layer control of complex tissue structure using patterned cell sheets. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, October 2011; Hartford CT. Poster presentation.

Yeasol Lee, Joshua Friedman, Jenny Byun (Professor Leslie Brody, CAS – Psychology)
G Kelso, SK Dale, C Watson, K Weber, Y Lee, A Piepenburg, A Gizzi,  J Friedman, J Byun, M Cohen & LR Brody. 2011. Relationships between responsibility placement in autobiographical narratives and health in HIV-positive women with abuse histories. The 119th American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, DC. Poster presentation.

Anya Yershov (Professor Gloria Callard, CAS – Biology)
KA Cotter, A Yershov, D Nacci & GV Callard. 2011. Alternative splicing of genes encoding estrogen receptor a  in zebrafish (Danio rerio) and killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus): regulation by tissue type, sex, stage of development, and chemical exposure.  Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, Boston, June. Poster presentation (funded by NIEHS)

UROP Information

Fall 2014 Applicants will be notified of a decision by September 30th

The 17th Annual UROP Symposium will be held on October 17th, 2014

The UROP Application will be open for Spring 2014 applications in mid to late November

Spring 2014 Funding Applications will be due on December 4th at noon