Sixty-four posters representing summer research in a variety of departments and programs at Oberlin College will line the Bent Corridor in the Science Center. Students will be available during this time to explain and discuss their work. Posters are marked by number.

Even-numbered posters will be presented from 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Odd-numbered posters from 5:30-6:00 p.m.

Schedule

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2016
Friday, October 28th
5:00 PM

Atmospheric Chemical Reactions of Aerosols with Biogenic Derived Epoxides

Diego A. Cortes, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Atomic Spectroscopy of Lithium Using an Optical Frequency Comb

Claire Segura, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Controls on Cellulose Decomposition Rates in Thick Accumulations of Flocculent Sediment inDiffering Shallow Freshwater Habitats

Nicolas Lara, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Determining the Atmospheric Oxidation of Campholenic Aldehyde

William Dresser, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Developing Short Animations to Foster Awareness and Environmental Connection to Place

Olivia Vasquez, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Does Position Along the Watershed Affect Hybridization Dynamics Between the Native OrconectesSanbornii and Invasive O. Rusticus?

Elisa C. Henderson, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Dorsal Dauers and Directionally Dysfunctional dex-1 Dumpies

Caroline Beshers, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Effects of Relational Savoring on Parental Sensitivity and Child Self-Regulation

Elyane Zhou, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Engineering Self-Powering Water Treatment Systems: Understanding Patterns of MethaneProduction and Producers in Anaerobic Waste Water Treatment

Jennifer Feigin, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Exploration of Alternative Hosts for Grapevine Red Blotch -Associated Virus

Victoria Poplaski, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Exploring the Role of N-hydroxy Heterocycles in Synthetic Eumelanin Formation

Samantha Moores, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Expression and Purification of the Periplasmic Chaperone SurA

Erica Zheng, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Family Tree of Helenieae (Asteraceae)

Helene Tiley, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Generating Human Cell Lines Deficient in SEC23A and SEC23B to Study the Pathophysiology ofCDAII and ER to Golgi Protein Transport

Jennifer Jiménez, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

How Ash Tree Loss Affects Soil Health

Jada Cushnie, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Hydrogen Gas-M.O.F. Interactions at Low Temperatures

Enrico Milletti, Oberlin College
Josh Parker, Oberlin College
Daniel Mukasa, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Impact of Stress Responsive Transcription Factors on the Composition on E. coli Biofilms

Emma Brezel, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Improving the Design of a Magnetic Nanoparticle Separation Channel

Jane Hsieh, Oberlin College
Emily Hamlin, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Incidence and Characteristics of Candida Sepsis in Very Low Birth Weight Infants

Claudia L. Nunes, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Influence of Experimental Conditions on Equilibrium Constant Determination for the Thrombin- Binding DNA Aptamers: Benchmarking the Model System

Kepler Mears, Oberlin College
Daniel Markus, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Investigating the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Endocytic Trafficking of the Epidermal GrowthFactor Receptor

Mina Huerta, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Investigation of Small Molecules as Periplasmic Chaperone Inhibitors Using In Silico and In VivoMethods

Eric Bell, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Knocking It Out of the Park: Arabidopsis Mutants Don’t Display a Decrease in Fitness

Emma Bergh, Oberlin College
Jack Poyle, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Measuring Systemic Attempts to Cultivate Sustainable Change

Ifunanya Ezimora, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Mingled Metamorphism: Computational Modeling of an Oxidized Franciscan Blueschist-Eclogiteand Implications for Metamorphic Evolutionary Models

Andrea Goltz, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Multiplex FISH Analysis of Chromosomal Instability in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)Induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma and its Precursor Fatty Liver Disease Lesions

Elizabeth Brauneis, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Reducing Error in Measuring Fallout Pb-210

Monica Dix, Oberlin College
Marcus Hill, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Synthesis of MC1 for Toxicology Study, Preceding Evaluation of [11C]MC1 as a PET Radioligandfor Imaging Neuroinflammation in Humans

Riley Davies, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The Effects of Styrene on the Neurodevelopment of Zebrafish

Yemko Pryor, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Tip Engineering for STM-TERS and Other Surface Chemistry Applications

Angel Nuñez, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Underrepresentation in Computer Science

Matthew Blankinship, Oberlin College
Sage Vousé, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Unraveling the Evolutionary History of a Gypsum Endemic Genus

Emma K. Rast, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

5:30 PM

A New Test of Visual and Verbal Thinking

Noel Warford, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Analysis of Food Contact Papers and Fabrics Containing PFAS

Jane Sedlak, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Bottom-Up Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons via Ring-Opening Alkyne Metathesis Polymerization

Chris Eckdahl, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

C. elegan Muscle Mutations: How Small-Scale Changes Can Make a Big Impact

Katherine LaTourrette, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Characterizing Dispersion Measure Events in the Interstellar Medium

Jacob Turner, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Cocrystal Structure Prediction and Dynamics

Nic Vigilante, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Comparing Gender and Ethnicity as Factors of Homophily during Middle Childhood

Taylor Denise Andrews, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Cuticular Fluorescence in Extinct and Extant Chelicerates

Margaret Rubin, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Establishment of In Vitro Culture System Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neural and Non-Neural Cells

Alyssa Altheimer, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

From Coastal Strand to Gypsum: Phylogenetics and Niche Evolution in Abronia and Tripterocalyx(Nyctaginaceae)

Caroline Edwards, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Heuristics for the Sudoku Distances Problem

Joel Miller, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Identifying Small Molecule-Altered Cellular Manganese Regulatory Pathways

Jessica A. Jiménez, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Investigating Autism Spectrum Disorder and Environmental Factors; Effects of Trichloroethyleneon Neurodevelopment in Zebrafish

Dana Thomas, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Investigating Environmental Factors Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder; Effects ofMethylene Chloride on Neurodevelopment in Zebrafish

Juvi Ruffatto, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Investigation of Potential Caloric Restriction in a Long-Lived C.Elegans Mutant, inx-16

Kefei (Nina) Li, Oberlin College
Calista Diehl, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Microanatomy of the Monodelphis Domestica Prostate

Olivia Shin, Oberlin College
Julie Watiker, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Morphology, Dynamic Behavior and Biomarkers of Repopulated Retinal Microglia

Adam Lazere, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Multifarious Applications of Muon Tomography

Mohit Dubey, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Multiplex FISH Analysis of Chromosomal Instability in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)Induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma and its Precursor Fatty Liver Disease Lesions

Tess Jewell, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Neural Cell Marker mRNA Expression during Zebrafish Embryo Development

Emily Reeves, Oberlin College
Jasmine Sorrells, Oberlin College
Eoin Mullaney, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Oligomerization Reactions of Isoprene-Derived Epoxides on Secondary Organic Aerosol Particles

Santino Stropoli, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Petrology and Trace Element Thermometry of Rutile in Garnet-Quartzite from the Catalina Schist

Elena Hartley, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Radiation Diminishes Microglial Proliferation in Response to Injury

Hannah Jackel-Dewhurst, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Re-Envisioning the Oberlin College Ethnographic Collection

Nalin Beckman, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Stability of Thrombin 29mer in Different Environments

Victoria Abraham, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Studying Autism Spectrum Disorder and Environmental Factors; Neurodevelopmental Effects of ChromiumExposure in Embryonic Zebrafish

Eoin Mullaney, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Synthetic Melanin Filtration Agents

Alejandro Vera, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Influence of Phase Change on Development in Roots and Shoots in Arabidopsis Thaliana

Connie Estevez, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Phylogeny of Gypsum Endemic Plants in the Mentzelia Genus

Sydney Garnett, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Relationship Between Actigraphy and Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Youth with Cystic Fibrosis

Rachael Branscomb, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Role of the Extracellular Matrix in Modulating Muscle Progenitor Cell Behavior in an In VitroModel of Heterotopic Ossification

Sonam Patel, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

TTF-1 Expression in Gliomas: An Evaluation of 275 Cases and its Clinical Significance

Nina Afsar, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM