Fifty-nine 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.

Odd-numbered posters will be presented from 6:00-6:40 p.m.
Even-numbered posters from 6:40-7:20 p.m.

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2017
Friday, October 27th
6:00 PM

Expression of DREADD Receptors in the Rat Prefrontal Cortex: A Pilot Experiment

Samantha Perez, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 1

Stimulating GABAA-α1 Receptors Decreases Sociability

Sara Chang, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 3

Determining the Magnetic Structure of Ferrite Nanoparticles

Wesley Patterson, Oberlin College
Carter North, Oberlin College
Jane Hsieh, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 5

Using Community Interviews to Identify How the Environmental Dashboard Can Fill Gaps in Resource Distribution

Jamilah Grizzle, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 7

Topographic Analysis of Watershed Data

Andres E. Ceballos Villa, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 9

Characteristics and Outcomes of a Capacity-to-Consent Assessment Service

Isabel Canfield, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 11

STEAM Outreach Program

Audrey Webster, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 13

Neuroanataomical Patterning of Inhibitory Neurons over Time in Transgenic Zebrafish

Travonte Ederenor, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 15

HIV Prevention, Education, and Care in Minority Populations

Dana Thomas, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 17

Characterization of Thrombin-Aptamer Binding Using Fluorescence Anisotropy

Oluwadamilare Ogunjimi, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 19

Creating an Effective Set-Up for Assessing Larval Zebrafish Movement

Kate Hull, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 21

In the Gray Zone: Survival and Morbidities of Periviable Births

Caroline Beshers, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 23

Generation of RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase Null Arabidopsis through Genome Editing and Artificial MicroRNAs

Katherine Latourrette, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 25

Exploring Host-Specificity of Parasites in Tropical Bats of Puerto Rico

Juan Manuel Contreras, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 27

What Bugs Bat Bugs? Exploring Ectoparasite Communities on Puerto Rican Bats

Emily Stanford, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 29

Optimization of DNA Isolation Protocols and Fungicide Resistance Gene Primers across Erysiphe and Podosphaera Species

Sophie Everbach, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 31

Exploring the Dual Role of Gas as a Tumor Suppressor and Oncogene

Sonam Patel, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 33

Determining the Roles of SMOC-1 in Transforming Growth Factor Beta (TGF-ß) Signaling in C. elegans

Alice Eastman, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 35

The Salinity Mediated Release of Ammonium from Treated Wastewate

Jane Sedlak, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 37

The Effect of β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate (HMB) on C2C12 Cells

Alyssa Altheimer, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 39

Information Salience: Artificial Intelligence Models of Human Attention

Noel Warford, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 41

Synthesis and Structural Analysis of Pyridinium Metal Halides

Alyssa Chow, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 43

Enigmatic Ediacaran Body Fossil from the Albemarle Group, Carolina Terrane, Stanly County, North Carolina

Elizabeth Altier, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 45

Development of Magnetic Fluidic SELEX to Select HE4 Ovarian Cancer Biomarker Aptamers

Gabrielle Walsh, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 47

Nutrient Limitation of Primary Production in Wetland Ecosystems

Margaret Johnson, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 49

Aging in Plants

Anabel Epstein, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 51

Characterization of GABAergic and Cholinergic Medial Septal Neurons for Non-Selective Optogenetic Control of the Septohippocampal Network

Kate M. Van Pelt, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 53

BNST PAC1 Receptor Activation May Reinstate Cocaine Seeking Behavior in Rats

Sarah Brainard, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 55

Experimental Diffuse Brain Injury Resulted in Sex- and Age-Dependent Changes in Corticosterone

Zoe Swann, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 57

Hydrogen Isotopic Gas Separation in Metal Organic Frameworks

Katie Rigdon, Oberlin College
Isaac Hietanen, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:00 PM - 6:40 PM

Poster Number: 59

6:40 PM

Stimulating GABAA-α1 Receptors Does Not Affect Attention

Rachel Poyle, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 2

An Electroencephalographic Investigation of the Effects of Attention on Crossmodal Temporal Acuity

Sheridan Blitz, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 4

Using Metaphor-Based Education and Systems Thinking for the Management of Chronic Pain in Adolescents

Madeleine Clements, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 6

The Uses of Hydrogen in Metal-Organic Frameworks

Mark Ligonde, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 8

Rhodamine 110 Degradation Assay to Determine Optimal Storage Conditions

Roberto Ramos, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 10

Infants' Expectations of Third-Party Interactions Based on Observed Similarities

Elayne Zhou, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 12

Investigating Environmental Factors Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Effects of Methylene Chloride on Neurodevelopment in Zebrafish

Juvi Ruffatto, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 14

Effects of Altered GABA Neurotransmission on Early Development in Zebrafish

Joy Udoh, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 16

Impact of Real-Time Ride-Sharing Software on Traffic Congestion in Metropolitan Cleveland: Multi-Agent Simulation Approach

Xinnan (Frank) Cheng, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 18

Drosophila kdm5 140 Mutant and Ecdysone Hormone Pathway

Yemko Pryor, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 20

Effects of Autism-Associated Environmental Factors on Locomotive Behavior of Zebrafish Larvae

Nell Klimpert, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 22

Detecting Oxidative Stress in Zebrafish Embryos

Erin Ford, Oberlin College
Caroline Beshers, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 24

Epilimnetic Mixing Increases Methane Ebullition Fluxes in a Small Eutrophic Drinking Water Reservoir

Leah Finegold, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 26

Genomic Instability and Aneuploidy of Hepatocellular Carcinomas (HCC) in Patients with Metabolic Risk Factors

Elizabeth Brauneis, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 28

Optimization of Targeted Cancer Therapy: BH3-mimetic Antibody-Drug Conjugates

Jennifer Feigin, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 30

Inhibition of IL-1β Secretion in Tumor Associated Macrophages using Bruton’s Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors, Ibrutinib and Acalabrutinib

Kallie Jiang, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 32

Effect of Hypoxia on DNA Methylation during Early Embryonic Development of Atlantic Killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus)

Veronica De Pascuale, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 34

Patterns and Mechanisms of Mitogenome Rearrangement in the Crayfishes

Jacob Rosenthal, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 36

Tracing Mantle Fluids: Trace Element Signals in Metasomatic Garnet in Quartzites from the Catalina Schist (California, USA)

Elena Hartley, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 38

Performance of and Amendments to Urban Bioretention Systems for Removal of Stormwater Contaminants

Emma Eisenbraun, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 40

Characterizing the Role of T Cells in Alzheimer’s Disease

Samantha Westelman, Oberlin College
Kirsten Mojziszek, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 42

Oligomerization of β-Propiolactone as a Model for the Formation of 2-Methyl Glyceric Acid Based Oligomers

Daniel R. Hill, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 44

A Method of Measuring Forest Canopy Response to the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) Greenhouse Event

Anah Soble, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 46

Transcriptional Regulatory Network Inference from Single-Cell RNA Measurements in Embryonic Stem Cells

Diep Nguyen, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 48

Characterization of the Expression Profile of WEEP, A Gene That Regulates Branch Orientation in Trees

Elijah Saltzman, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 50

Ligand Shape Directs the Symmetry of Extended Inorganic Motifs in Lead Oxide Naphthoates

Arden C. Hammer, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 52

Developing PET Imaging Agents to Measure NR2B within NMDA Complexes

Riley Davies, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 54

A Measurement Procedure to Optimize Microwave Radiometer Beam Profile

Talia Wolfson, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 56

Atmospheric Fate of Lactones and Similar Cyclic Molecules

William Dresser, Oberlin College

Science Center, Bent Corridor

6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Poster Number: 58