Published Students – 2013

The following is a list of research accomplishments by Boston University undergraduates in 2013.

Publications

Catherine Beatty (Professor Horacio Frydman, CAS – Biology)
ME Toomey, K Panaram, E Fast, C Beatty & HM Frydman. 2013. Evolutionarily conserved Wolbachia-encoded factors control pattern of stem-cell niche tropism in Drosophila ovaries and favor infection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110: 10788-10793.

Nathan Beer, Lauren Keller (Professor Michael E. Hasselmo, CAS – Psychology)
K Gupta, NJ Beer, LA Keller & ME Hasselmo. 2013. Medial entorhinal grid cells and head direction cells rotate with a T-maze more often during less recently experienced rotations. Cerebral Cortex, in press.

David Barnes Berry (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG – Mechancal Engineering)
GU Unnikrishnan, G Barest, DB Berry, AI Hussein & EF Morgan. 2013. Effect of specimen-specific anisotropic material models in QCT-based finite element analysis of vertebra. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering; 135(10):101007-11.

Rishitha Bollam, Thomas Ennis, Kimberley Glover, Urs Weber  (Professor Adrian Whitty, CAS – Chemistry and Professor Thomas Gilmore,CAS – Biology)
SM Cote, TD Gilmore,  R Shaffer, U Weber, R Bollam, MS Golden, K Glover, M Herscovitch, T Ennis, KN Allen & A Whitty. 2013. Mutation of nonessential cysteines shows that NF-κB essential modulator (NEMO) forms a constitutive noncovalent dimer that binds IκB Kinase-β (IKKβ) with high affinity. Biochemistry 52: 9141-9154.

Karishma Shah Circelli (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS – Psychology)
K Circelli,
US Clark & A Cronin-Golomb.  2013.  Visual scanning patterns and executive function in relation to facial emotion recognition in aging.  Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition 20: 148-173.

Emma Chu (Professor Catherine Caldwell-Harris, CAS – Psychology)
CL Caldwell-Harris, KS Goodwin,  E Chu & K Dahlen. 2013.  Examining the advantage of a live Instructor vs. video in a laboratory study. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, in press.

T Chu, S Edquist, C Genovese (Professor John Finnerty, CAS – Biology)
AM Reitzel, T Chu, S Edquist, C Genovese, C Church, A Tarrant & JR Finnerty. 2013.  Phygiological and developmental responses to temperature by the estuarine sea anemone Nematostella vectensis: evidence for local adaptation to high temperatures. Marine Ecology Progress Series 484: 115-130.

Brent Coisman, Rebecca Thompson (Professor Joe Tien, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
KLS Chan, AH Khankhel,  RL Thompson, BJ Coisman, KHK Wong, JG Truslow & J Tien. 2013.  Crosslinking of collagen scaffolds promoters blood and lymphatic vascular stability. Journal fo Biomedical Materials Reseach A, in press.

Chantal de Bakker (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG – Mechancal Engineering)
LNM Hayward, CMJ de Bakker, LC Gerstenfeld, MW Grinstaff & EF Morgan. 2013. Assessment of contrast-enhanced computed tomography for imaging of cartilage during fracture healing. Journal of Orthopedic Research 31: 567-573.

L DeFillipo, A Lorenc (Professor John Finnerty, CAS – Biology)
AM Reitzel, T Chu, S Edquist, C Genovese, C Church, A Tarrant & JR Finnerty. 2013.  Production of a reference transcriptome and transcriptomic database (EdwardsiellaBase) for the lined sea anemone, Edwardsiella lineata, a parasitic cnidarian. BMC Genomes 15: 71.

Bijan Dehghani (Professor Francis Farraye, MED – Gastroenterology)
M Kanneganti, B Dehghani, J Steinberg, S Cerda, D Rybin, M Weinberg & FA Farraye. 2013. Significance of granulomatous inflammation found on endoscopic biopsies or surgical resections on the severity and prognosis of Crohn’s Disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology, in press.

A Djermoun (Professor James Traniello, CAS Biology)
ML Muscedere,  A Djermoun & JFA Traniello. 2013. Brood-care experience, nursing performance, and neural development in the ant Pheidole dentata. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67: 775-784.

James Feng (Professor Alexander Levichev, CAS Mathematics)
J Feng & AV Levichev. 2013. More on the mathematics of the DLF theory: embedding of the Oscillator World L into Segal’s Compact Cosmos D. American Journal of Undergraduate Research 11: 29-33.

Tori Gartmond (Professor Kim McCall, CAS – Biology)
AK Timmons, TL Meehan, TD Gartmond & K McCall. 2013. Use of necrotic markers in the Drosophila ovary. In Necrosis Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology series, Humana Press, K McCall and C Klein, eds., vol 1004: 215-228.

Corey Gill (Professor Jeremy DeSilva, CAS Anthropology)
CM Gill,
AK Taneja, MA Bredella, M Torriani & JM DeSilva. 2013. Osteogenic relationship between the lateral plantar process and the peroneal tubercle in the human calcaneus. Journal of Anatomy. in review.

Jayson Godfrey, Nick Thomas, Connie Wu, Julian Ramos, Jennifer Duong (Professor John Celenza, CAS – Biology)
M Pieck, J Godfrey, N Thomas, C Wu, J Ramos, J Duong, G Grant, Y Yuan, J Normanly & JL Celenza. 2013. The SAL1 gene encodes an aromatic aminotransferase required for auxin homeostasis. The Plant Journal, in review.

Gabrielle Hands (Professor Cara Stepp, SAR – Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences)
G Hands
, E Laursen & C Stepp. 2013. The role of augmentive visual training in auditory human-machine interface performance. Conference Proceedings – Annual International Conference Engineering in Medicine and Biology IEEE 2013: 804-2807.

LK Bowen, GL Hands, S Pradhan & CE Stepp. 2013. Fundamental frequency variability in Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology 21: 2013.

Aaron Held (Professor Frank Naya, CAS – Biology)
CM Snyder, AL Rice, NL Estrella, A Held, SC Kandarian & FJ Naya. 2013. MEF2A regulates the Gtl2-Dio3 microRNA mega-cluster to modulate WNT signaling in skeletal muscle regeneration. Development 140: 31-42.

Kathleen January, K Ho (Professor Gloria Callard, CAS Biology)
LB Griffin, K January, K Ho, K Cotter & GV Callard. 2013. Morpholino-mediated knockdown of genes encoding estrogen receptor-alpha, -betaA and –betaB in zebrafish embryos reveals differential regulation of estrogen responsive target genes. Endocrinology 154: 4158-4169.

Francis Jareczek, Mark Mazzochette (Professor Catherine Klapperich, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
S Byrnes, A Fan, J Trueb, F Jareczek, M Mazzochette, A Sharon, AF Sauer-Budge & CM Klapperich. 2013. A portable, pressure driven, room temperature nucleic acid extraction and storage system for point of care molecular diagnostics. Analytical Methods vol. 5: 3155–3424.

Randall Jimenez, Shane Abinette  (Professor Karen Warkentin, CAS – Biology)
JC Touchon, RR Jimenez, SH Abinette, JR Vonesh & KM Warkentin . 2013. Behavioral plasticity mitigates rish across environments and predators during aurian metamorphosis. Oecologica 173: 801-811.

Aimal Khankhel (Professor Joseph Tien, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
KHK Wong, JG Truslow, AH Khankel & J Tien. 2013. Biophysical mechanisms that govern the vascularization of microfluidic scaffolds. In Vascularization: Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering, EM Brey (ed), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, in press.

Aimal Khankhel, Rebecca Thompson, and Brent Coisman (Professor Joe Tien, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
Chan, K.L.S., Khankhel, A.H., Thompson, R.L., Coisman, B.J., Wong, K.H.K., Truslow, J.G. & Tien, J., Crosslinking of collagen scaffolds promotes blood and lymphatic vascular stability. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, in press.

Sharon Kuo (Professor Jeremy DeSilva, CAS – Anthropology)
S Kuo, JM DeSilva, MJ Devlin, G McDonald & EF Morgan. 2013. The effect of the Achilles tendon on trabecular structure in the primate calcaneus. The Anatomical Record 296: 1509-1517.

Gerard Lawler (Professor Michael Mendillo, CAS – Astronomy)
M Mendillo, G Lawler, A Marusiak, P Withers, D Morgan & D Gurnett. 2013. A new semi-empirical model of the peak electron density of the Martian ionosphere. Geophysical Research Letters, in review.

Lena Liu (Professor Catherine Klapperich, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
JY Zhang, M Mahalanabis, L Liu, J Chang, N Pollock & CM Klapperich. 2013. A disposable microfluidic virus concentration device based on evaplongaoration and interfacial tension. Dianostics 3: 155-169.

Brian Lo (Professor Uday Pal, ENG Mechanical Engineering)
Y Jiang, J Xu, B Lo, UB Pal & SN Basu. 2013. Production of silicon from silica: solid-oxide-membrane based electrolysis process.  EPD Congress, doi: 10.1002/9781118658468.ch20.

Mckenna Longacre (Professor Sabaji Sarkar, MED Cancer Center)
S Sarkar, G Horn, K Moulton, A Oza, S Byler, S Kokolus & M Longacre . 2013. Cancer development, progression, and therapy: an epigenetic overview. International Journal of Molecular Science 14: 21087-21113.

Mckenna Longacre, Nela Tatur, Sarah Heerboth, Karolina Lapinska (Professor Sabaji Sarkar, MED Cancer Center)
S Sarkar, M Longacre, N Tatur, S Heerboth & K Lapinska. 2013. Histone deactylases (HDACs), function, mechanism, and inhibition. The Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, in press.

Evan Lowell (Professor David Bishop, ENG Electrical and Computer Engineering)
M Imboden, H Han, J Chang, F Pardo, CA Bolle,  E Lowell & DJ Bishop. 2013. Atomic calligraphy: the direct writing of nanoscale structures using MEMS. Nano Letters, in press

Arianna Mediana, Curran Uppaluri, Stacy Arnold (Professor Peter Buston, CAS Biology)
M Wong, A Medina, C Uppaluri, S Arnold, J Seymour & P Buston. 2013. Consistent behavioral traits and behavioral syndromes in pairs of the false clown anemonefish Amphiprion ocellaris. Journal of Fish Biology 83: 207-213.

Jarrod Milshtein (Professor Uday Pal, ENG Mechanical Engineering)
J Milshtein, E Gratz, S Pati, AC Powell & U Pal. 2013. Yttria stabilized zirconia membrane stability in molten fluoride fluxes for low-carbon magnesium production by the SOM process. Journal of Mining and Metallurgy, Section B: Metallurgy 49: 183-190.

E Gratz, J Milshtein & UB Pal. 2013. Determining Yttria stabilized Zirconia (YSZ) stability in molten oxy-fluoride flux for the production of magnesium with the SOM process. Journal of the American Ceramic Society,  doi: 10.1111/jace.12449.

J Milshtein, E Gratz, SN Basu, S Gopalan & UB Pal. 2013. Study of the two-step W/WO3 solar to fuel conversion cycle for syngas production. Journal of Power Sources 236: 95-102.

Martha Munoz, Nicholas Messana, Rebecca Tarvin, Liam Revell, Rosanne Zandvliet, Juanita Hopwood (Harvard), Elbert Mock (California) (Professor Christopher Schneider, CAS – Biology)
MM Munoz, NG Crawford, TJ McGreevy Jr, NJ Messana, RD Tarvin, LJ Revell, RM Zandvliet, JM Hopwood, E Mock, AL Schneider & CJ Schneider. 2013. Divergence in coloration and ecological speciation in the Anolis marmoratus species complex. Molecular Ecology 22: 2668-2682.

E Patel (Professor James Traniello, CAS Biology)
YM Giraldo, W Gronenberg,  E Patel & JFA Traniello. 2013. Division of labor and structural plasticity in a serotonergic mushroom body neuron in the ant Pheidole dentata. Neuroscience Letters 534: 107-111.

Florencia Rago (Professor Dean Tolan, CAS Biology)
F Rago, D Saltzberg, KN Allen & DR Tolan. 2013. Enzyme dynamics involved in substrate specificity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, in preparation.

Barbara Reiß (Professor Corey Stephenson, CAS – Chemistry)
JD Nguyen, B Reiß, C Dai & CRJ Stephenson. 2013, Batch to flow deoxygenation using visible light photoredox catalysis. Chemical Communications 49: DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37206A. (DAAD-supported undergraduate from Germany).

Shoshana Rosenthal, Sara Heerboth (Professor Sibaji Sarkar, MED Cancer Research Center)
S Sarkar, S Glodgar, S Byler, S Rosenthal & S Heerboth. 2013. Demethylation and re-expression of epigenetically silenced tumor suppressor genes: sensitization of cancer cells by combination therapy. Epigenomics 5: 87-94.

Eric V. Schmidt (Professor Jeffrey Boone Miller, MED – Neurology)
Yoon, S., Stadler, G., Beermann, M.L., Schmidt, E.V., Windelborn, J.A., Wright, W.E. and Miller, J.B. (2013) Immortalized myogenic cells from Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Type1A patients recapitulate aberrant caspase activation in pathogenesis: A new tool for MDC1A research. Skeletal Muscle Vol. 3, paper 28, pp 1-7.

H Terry (Professor Cara Stepp, SAR – Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences)
ED Larson, H Terry, M Canevari & C Stepp. 2013. Categorical vowel perception enhances the effectiveness and generalization of auditory feedback in human-machine-interaces. PLoS ONE 56: e59860.

Rebecca Thompson (Professor Joe Tien, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
Chan, K.L.S., Khankhel, A.H., Thompson, R.L., Coisman, B.J., Wong, K.H.K., Truslow, J.G. & Tien, J., Crosslinking of collagen scaffolds promotes blood and lymphatic vascular stability. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A, in press.

EB Thorp (Professor Cara Stepp, SAR – Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences)
EB Thorp, E Laursen & C Stepp. 2013. Combined auditory and vibrotactile feedback for human-machine-interface control. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, in press.

EB Thorp, B Virnik (Professor Cara Stepp, SAR – Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences)
EB Thorp, B Virnik & C Stepp. 2013. Comparison of nasal acceleration and nasalance across vowels.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 56: 1476-1484.

Iosif Vardinogiannis (Professor Thomas Gilmore, CAS Biology)
RC Thompson, I Vardinogiannis & TD Gilmore. 2013. The sensitivity of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma cell lines to histone deacetylase inhibitor-induced apoptosis is modulated by BCL-2 family protein activity. PLoS ONE 8: e62822.

RC Thompson, I Vardinogiannis & TD Gilmore. 2013. Identification of an NF-κB p50-p65-responsive site in the human MIR155HG promoter. BMC Molecular Biology 14: 24.

Hannah L. Walters (Professor Ivan S. Eubanks, CAS Writing Program)
H Walters, 2013. Cultural autonomy and political risk in Sergei Parajanov’s The Color of Pomegranates. In Winning Revolutions: The Psychology of Successful Revolts for Freedom, Fairness, and Rights. Ed. J. Harold Ellens. Santa Barbara: Praeger (Forthcoming).

Trey Wenger (Professor Tom Bania, CAS Astronomy)
TV Wenger, TM Bania, DS Balser & LD Anderson. 2013. The Green Bank Telescope H II region discovery survey. IV. Helium and carbon recombination lines. The Astrophysical Journal 764: 34.

LD Anderson, DS Balser, TM Bania & T Wenger. 2013. A WISE Extension of the GBT HRDS. American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts 221, page 413.01.

DS Balser, LD Anderson, TM Bania & T Wenger. 2013. Probing metallicity across the galactic disk with the GBT. American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts 221, page 413.03.

T Wenger, TM Bania, DS Balser & LD Anderson. 2013. The Green Bank Telescope H II region discovery survey IV. Helium and carbon recombination lines. American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts 221, page 413.02.

A Yershov (Professor Gloria Callard, CAS Biology)
KA Cotter,  A Yershov, A Novillo & GV Callard. 2013. Multiple structurally distinct ERalpha mRNA variants in zebrafish are differentially expressed by tissue type, stage of development and estrogen exposure. General and Comparative Endocrinology, in review.

Lei Zhao (Professor Catherine Klapperich, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
S Huang, J Do, M Mahalanabis, A Fan, L Zhao, L Jepeal, SK Singh & CM Klapperich. 2013. Low cost extraction and isothermal amplification of DNA for infectious diarrhea diagnosis. PLoS One 8: e60059.

Meeting Presentations & Abstracts

Wafaa Abbasi, Justin Morse (Professor Ion Hobai, MED Myocardial Biology)
IA Hobai, JC Morse, W Abbasi, D Siwik & WS Colucci. 2013. Calcium handling deficits induced by systemic inflammatory mediators in rat cardiomyocytes. Biophysical Society 57th annual meeting. Poster presentation.

Wafaa Abbasi, Estela Chen, Justin Morse (Professor Ion Hobai, MED Myocardial Biology)
I Hobai, J Morse, W Abbasi, E Chen, D Siwik & W Colucci. 2013. Prolonged exposure to bacterial lipopolysaccharide and inflammatory cytokines inhibits excitation contraction coupling in adult rat cardiomyocytes. 42nd Critical Care Congress, January 19-23, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Poster presentation.

Alexander Adams, Kamil Makhnejia (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG – Mechancal Engineering)
TM Jackman, AI  Hussein, AM Adams, KK Makhnejia, EF Morgan. 2013. Endplate deflection is a defining feature of vertebral fracture and is associated with properties of the underlying trabecular bone. 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013.

Alina Agamov (Professor Sudha Arunachalam, SAR – Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences)
Arunachalam, S., McDermott, E., Agamov, A.,Testing a New Non-Social Paradigm for Word Learning in Children with ASD; Presented for the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research, 11/1/13.

Hersh Bendre (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG – Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering)
EL Lee, HH Bendre & JY Wong. 2013. Cellular orientation control using microcontact printing and mechanical conditioning for tissue engineered blood vessels for atherosclerosis. Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials (SFB). April 10–13, 2013. Boston, MA. Poster presentation.

Jeanette Beaute (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS – Psychology)
J Beaute,
N Desai, L Pistorino & A Cronin-Golomb. 2013. Contributions of retinal function and structure to visuospatial function in Parkinson’s disease.  Annual Science Symposium, Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Boston MA.

Emma Briars (Professor Daneil Segre, CAS Biology and Biomedical Engineering)
E Briars & D Segre. 2013. The architecture and classification of a genome-scale allosteric regulatory network. Synthetic Biology. 1st Annual Winter q-bio Meeting. 2013 Feb 18-21; Waikiki, HI. Poster presentation.

Ellen Carmody, Christie Schram (Professor Andrea Mercurio, CAS – Psychology)
A Korn, K Obleada, A Mercurio, E Carmody & C Schram. 2013. Weight discrepancy predicts unhealthy exercise motives in average but not overweight women. Association for Psychological Science. May 2013. Washington, DC. Poster presentation.

Dominique Cheung, Brandon Matsumiya, Weilynn Chang (Professor Andrea Mercurio, CAS – Psychology)
K Obleada, A Korn, A Mercurio, D Cheung, B Matsumiya & W Chang. 2013. Examining the relationship between feminist beliefs, exercise motives, and behaviors. Association for Psychological Science. May 2013. Washington, DC. Poster presentation.

Dominique Cheung, Christine Shram, Ellen Carmody (Professor Andrea Mercurio, CAS – Psychology)
A Korn, K Obleada, A Mercurio, B Rima, C Schram, E Carmody D Cheung. 2013. Flexing our muscles: strength training in all-women’s and coed gyms. Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. March, 2013. New York City, NY. Poster presentation.

K Obleada, A Korn, A Mercurio, B Rima, C Schram, E CarmodyD Cheung. 2013. Weight watchers – exploring the link between weight tactics and body image. Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. March, 2013. New York City, NY. Poster presentation.

Christine Chiao (Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm School of Social Work)
H-C Hahm, C Chiao, J Chmielewski & M Alexander. 2013. The risk factors and expressions of poor mental health among Asian-American women. Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Seattle, WA. Poster presentation.

Jason Chin (Professor Kathleen Corriveau – SED, Human Development)
Min, G., Chin, J., Kurkul, K. Doan, S., Corriveau, K. (2013 October). Learning self-regulatory strategies: the role of content. Poster presented at the Eighth Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Memphis, TN.

Chantal de Bakker, Keri Ann Mrosczyk (Professor Elise Morgan, ENG – Mechancal Engineering)
CMJ de Bakker, K Mroszczyk, J Pittman, G McDonald, LNM Hayward, MW Grinstaff, LC Gerstenfeld & EF Morgan. 2013. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography for quantitative assessment of multiple stages of fracture healing. 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013. Poster presentation.

Natasha Desai (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS Psychology)
J Beaute,  N Desai, L Pistorino & A Cronin-Golomb. 2013. Contributions of retinal function and structure to visuospatial function in Parkinson’s disease.  Annual Science Symposium, Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Boston MA.

Ron DiTullio (Professor Michael Hasselmo, CAS Neuroscience, Professor Uri Eden CAS –  Math & Statistics)
R DiTullio,
J Climer, M Hasselmo & U Eden 2013 Fitting statistical models to grid cell firing patterns and testing for changes in grid cell firing via likelihood method.  Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. Poster presentation

Janoo Fernandes, Alejandro Lechuga (Professor Douglas Densmore, ENG – Electrical & Computer Engineering)
S Bhatia, J Fernandes, A Lechuga & D Densmore. 2013. Puppeteer: a protocol automation system for synthetic biology. 6th International Meeting on Synthetic Biology, London, England, Spring, 2013. Poster presentation (accepted poster, but declined due to scheduling conflicts)

Andrea Foster, Dwayne D’Souza, Xiao Gao, Micaela Gobielle, Shama Patel, Amber Thiel (Professor William Eldred, CAS Biology)
G DeWalt, A Foster, D D’Souza, X Gao, M Gobielle, S Patel, A Thiel, T Blute & W Eldred. 2013. Influence of anesthetics on brain and retinral changes following blast induced traumatic brain injury in adult C57BL/6 mice.  Second Annual BU Medical Center and VA Boston Joining Forces TBI/PTSD Conference, Boston, MA, December 11, 2013. Poster presentation.

Daniel Friedman (Professor Colleen Dalton, CAS Earth and Environment)
DP Friedman, CA Dalton & JB Gaherty. 2013. Low wave phase velocity in the Atlantic upper mantle, Abstract 1797641 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA. December 9-13, 2013. Abstract.

Friedman, D. P., Dalton, C. A., and Gaherty, J. (2013). Love Wave Phase Velocity in the Atlantic Upper Mantle [Poster]. 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Nicholas Gauthier (Professor Francesco Berna, CAS Archaeology)
N Gauthier
. 2013. Quantifying the spatial variability of archaeological sediments in thin section. The Annual meeting for the Society for American Archaeology. Honolulu, HI, 2013. Paper presentation.

Gabrielle Hands (Professor Cara Stepp, SAR – Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences)
G Hands, E Laursen & C Stepp. 2013. The role of augmentive visual training in auditory human-machine interface performance. 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society. Osaka, Japan. July 3-7, 2013. pp 2804-2807. Poster presentation.

Sarah Heerboth, Shoshana Rosenthal, Nela Tatur, Nicole Snyder, Karolina Lapinska  (Professor Sibaji Sarkar, MED – Cancer Research Center)
S Heerboth, S Rosenthal, N Tatur, N Snyder, K Laginska, S Kokolus & S Sarkar. 2013. Mechanisms of DNMT1 down regulation in the dimethylation and reexpression of tumor suppressor genes. 18th World Congress on Advances in Oncology and 16th International Symposium on Molecular Medicine. Crete Maris, Crete, Greece. October 10-12, 2013. Poster presentation.

John A. Kambouris, Josefa M. Sullivan (Professors Angela Ho and Uwe Beffert, CAS – Biology)
GM Dillon, U Beffert, JM Sullivan, CE Stuart, JP Gilbert, JA Kambouris & A Ho. 2013. Microtubule plus-end tracking protein CLASP2 regulates neuronal polarity and synaptic function. Gordon conference: Neurogenesis, February 3-8, 2013, Sante Fe, New Mexico. Poster presentation.

Lacin Koro (Professor Tsuneya Ikezu, MED – Pharmacology)
H. ASAI; S. IKEZU; KORO L; K. SEBASTIAN; T. IKEZU. The cellular mechanism of tau dissemination via mononuclear phagocytosis and exosome secretion. 483.03 Nov 11 2013, Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience 2013, San Diego, CA, USA.

Rishikesh Kulkarni (Professor Sean Elliott, CAS – Chemistry)
R Kulkarni, DW Bak & SJ Elliott. 2013. Identifying the nature of iron-sulfur clusters in the CDGSH-family protein AlVin0680. American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. April 24, 2013, Boston, MA. Poster presentation.

DW Bak, R Kulkarni & SJ Elliott. 2013. Redox-sensor-like behavior in the human [2Fe-2S] binding protein mitoneet. 57th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society. February, 2013, Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation.

Audrey Lambert, Marinaliz Reynoso, Amy Acevedo (Professor Thomas Gilmore, CAS – Biology)
T Gilmore, J Finnerty, T Siggers, F Wolenski, T Lubinski, A Penvose, A Lambert, M Reynoso & A Acevedo. 2013. NF-kB signaling in Nematostella vectensis. Workshop on Nematostella vectensis, as part of the 8th International Conference on Coelenterate Biology. Eilat, Israel. December 1-6, 2013. Oral presentation.

Karolina Lapinska, Genevieve Houseman, Sarah Heerboth, Mckenna Longacre (Professor Sibaji Sarkar, MED – Cancer Research Center)
KE Lapinska, G Houseman, S Heerboth, A Oza, M Longacre & S Sarkar. 2013. Anti cancer effects of histone deacetylase inhibitors and calpain inhibitor. 18th World Congress on Advances in Oncology and 16th International Symposium on Molecular Medicine. Crete Maris, Crete, Greece. October 10-12, 2013. Poster presentation.

Alexandra Letsas (Professor Kaija Schilde, CAS – International Relations)
K Schilde A Letsas. 2013. The EU financial crisis, austerity, and defense spending. The European Union Studies Association (EUSA) BIennial International Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, May 9-11 2013. Paper presentation.

Qian Qian Lin (Professor Kathleen Morgan, SAR – Health Sciences)
S Vetterkind, R Poythress, QQ Lin & KG Morgan. 2013.  Actin association and stimulus-specific activation of ERK1/2 in smooth muscle cells are regulated at the level of ERK1/2 scaffolds  Experimental Biology poster and published abstract, 2013.

Lena Liu (Professor Catherine Klapperich, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
S Huang, S Sharma, L Liu, J Rosen & CM Klapperich. 2013. Microfluidic device for a protein biomarker-based cancer diagnosis. Global Health: Innovation, Implementation, Impact (CUGH) Conference, Washington DC, March 14-16 2013. Paper presentation.

Brian Lo (Professor Uday Pal, ENG Mechanical Engineering)
Y Jiang, J-P Xu, B Lo, UB Pal & SN Basu. 2013. Production of silicon from silica: solid-oxide-membrane based electrolysis process. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society Meeting. Poster presentation.

Frank Lombardi (Professor Gerald Denis, MED Cancer Center)
AC Belkina, WP Blanton, FL Lombardi, & GV Denis. 2013. The double bromodomain protein Brd2 controls B cell expansion and mitogenesis. The Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Washington DC, March 2013. Poster presentation.

Jarrod Milshtein (Professor Uday Pal, ENG Mechanical Engineering)
J Milshtein, SN Basu, S Gopalan & UB Pal. 2013. A thermochemical study of the W/WO3 system: a solar to fuel converter for syngas production. (eds S. Pati, A. Jha, J. Drelich, N. Neelameggham, C. Wang, and L. Prentice). In: Energy Technology 2013: Carbon Dioxide Management and Other Technologies. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (Best Student Paper Award from TMS)

Zachary Monge (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS Psychology)
ZA Monge,
DJ Norton, M Diaz-Santos, GC Gilmore & A Cronin-Golomb. 2013. Visual search strategy in healthy aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. Annual Science Symposium, Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Boston MA.

Catherine Munro (Professor Alice Cronin-Golomb, CAS Psychology)
C Munro,
DJ Norton & A Cronin-Golomb. 2013. The influence of target size and eccentricity on saccadic eye movements. Annual Science Symposium, Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Boston MA.

Ian Murray (Professor Cynthia Bradham, CAS Biology)
I Murray
, F Hewitt, J Perez-Rogers, M Piacentino, H Hameeduddin, J Chaves & C Bradham. 2013. The effects of MLD and SVEP on triradiate orientation and PMC migration in sea urchin embryos. The Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XXI. Poster presentation.

Sherry Prasad (Professor Valentina Perissi, MED Biochemistry)
S Presad
, D Cardamone, M Chan & V Perissi. 2013. Investigating the role of GPS2 in modulating TLR signaling in B-cell lymphocytic leukemia. 8th Annual Symposium of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA. December 6, 2013. Poster presentation. (2nd place, Basic Research Category)

Mary Katherine Rogener (Professor Robinson Fulweiler, CAS Earth and the Environment)
MK Rogener, EM Heiss, T Ireland, RW Murray & RW Fulweiler. 2013. Short- and long-term temporal variations of manganese, iron, and dinitrogen fluxes across the sediment water interface in A temperate estuary. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography. February, 2013. New Orleans, LA. Oral presentation.

Emma Rosenfeld (Professor Steven Ahlen, CAS Physics)
EL Rosenfeld, A Inglis & SP Ahlen. 2013. Data acquisition and analysis in a low cost flat panel lithium detector. 6th Annual Academic Research Initiative Grantees Program Review, Leesburg Virginia, July 30, 2013. Poster presentation.

Claire Schenkel (Professor Kim McCall, CAS – Biology)
CE Schenkel
, JI Etchegaray & K McCall. 2013. A non-cell-autonomous contribution of somatic cells to programmed cell death of the germline in Drosophila. 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Washington, DC. Poster presentation.

Claire Schenkel, Jeffrey Taylor, Olivia Rudnicki (Professor Kim McCall, CAS – Biology)
A Timmons, CE Schenkel, JI Etchegaray, J Taylor, O Rudnicki & K McCall. 2013. The contribution of follicle cells to non-apoptotic programmed cell death of nurse cells during late oogenesis. 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Washington, DC. Poster presentation and workshop talk.

Aditya Sengupta (Professor Howard Eichenbaum, CAS – Psychology)
A Sengupta
, CS Kaene, HJ Bladon & H Eichenbaum. 2013. Contribution of the medial and lateral entorhinal cortices to context-specifi learning and memory. Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Seattle, Washington. September 25-28, 2013. Poster presentation.

Michaela Shuler (Professor Reiko Matsui, MED – Vascular Biology)
M Shuler
, CE Murdoch, RA Cohen & R Matsui. 2013. Wnt5a inhibits angiogenic function via soluble VEGF receptor 1 expression in human microvascular endothelial cells. Experimental Biology Meeting. April, 2013. Abstract.

Aliza T. Stein (Professor Michael Otto, CAS – Psychology)
Stein, A. S.,
Landau, A. J., Moshier, S. J., Otto, M. W. (2013, November). Evaluating motives for compensatory eating in response to exercise: factor analysis and personality correlates. In S. J. Moshier (Chair), Contextual factors in maladaptive eating: novel research findings and implications for treatment. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for Cognitive and Behavior Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Gabriella Steuber (Professor Mario Cabodi, ENG – Biomedical Engineering)
G Stueber, S Wong, D Ranti, M Cabodi & C Klapperich. 2013. 1000-fold macrofluidic concentrator. BMES Annual Meeting. September 25-28, Seattle, WA. Abstract.

Josefa M. Sullivan (Professor Angela Ho, CAS – Biology)
SE Sullivan, GM Dillon, JM Sullivan & A Ho. 2013. Mint proteins are required for synaptic activity-dependent APP trafficking and Abeta generation. Society for Neuroscience: Nanosymposium on Endosomes in neuronal trafficking and neurodegenerative diseases, November 9-13, 2013, San Diego, CA. Poster presentation.

Jeffrey Taylor, Olivia Rudnicki (Professor Kim McCall, CAS – Biology)
TL Meehan, A Timmons , JI Etchegaray, J Taylor, O Rudnicki, S Yunes & K McCall. 2013. Engulfment receptors in programmed cell death in the Drosophila ovary. 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Washington, DC. Poster presentation.

Alex Valentine (Professor Joyce Wong, ENG Biomedical Engineering)
A Valentine
& JY Wong. 2013. Liposomal encapsulation and intracellular delivery of vascular endothelial growth factor. Annual Beckman Symposium. Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, Irvine, CA. 26 July 2013. Poster presentation.

Max Wallack (Professor Wendy Qiu, MED Molecular Psychiatry and Aging Lab)
M Wallack, DM Mwamburi, N Kowall, R Stern, LE Phillips, H Zhu & WQ Qiu. 2013. Apolipoprotein E allele, angiotensin-converting enzyme and its inhibitors, in the development of Alzheimer’s Disease. AAGP Annual Conference in Los Angeles, March 2013. Poster presentation.

Hannah L. Walters (Professor Ivan S. Eubanks, CAS Writing Program)
HL Walters. 2013. The intersection of art and advocacy in Sergei Parajanov’s four major works. 2013 Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages. Boston, MA (January 3-6). Paper presentation.

Sarah Weiskittel and Meghan Kelly (Professor Meg Tyler, CGS – Humanities)
Weiskittel S, Kelly M. Antiquity in Ireland, presented at the American Conference for Irish Studies. Rhode Island, November 2013.

Trey Wenger (Professor Tom Bania, CAS Astronomy)
LD Anderson, DS Balser, TM Bania & TV Wenger. 2013. A WISE extension of the GBT HRDS. 221st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society. January, 2013. Long Beach, CA. Oral presentation.

TV Wenger, TM Bania, DS Balser & LD Anderson. 2013. The Green Bank Telescope H II region discovery survey. IV. Helium and carbon recombination lines. 221st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society. January, 2013. Long Beach, CA. Oral presentation.

DS Balser, LD Anderson, TM Bania & TV Wenger. 2013. Probing metallicity across the galactic disk with the GBT. 221st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society. January, 2013. Long Beach, CA. Oral presentation.

Jeremy Wernick (Professor Jordana Muroff, SSW)
Kelley, A., Steketee, G., Muroff, J., Wernick, J., Frost, R., & Tolin, D. (November 2013). Family patterns in hoarding behavior. Poster presented at the 141st APHA  Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.