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Poster Presentation 2012

Join us at Graduate Poster Session, at The Top of the HOP on April 10, 2012, from 5 pm - 7:30 pm.

Poster Presenters:

(Listed by name, department (supervisor), and poster title)
Winners in bold

Chris Audu, Chemistry (Dale Mierke)
Mimicking the BK Viral Coat Protein: A Potential Drug Target

Daniel Avesar, Neurobiology and Physiology Department (Allan Gulledge)
Selective Serotonergic Excitation of Callosal-projection Pyramidal Neurons in the Adult Mouse Prefrontal Cortex

Amanda Balboni, Pharmacology and Toxicology (James DiRenzo)
The Effects of Pharmacologic Inhibition of Bone Morphogenic Protein Signaling during Breast Cancer Initiation and Progression

Alicia Ballok, Microbiology and Immunology (George O'Toole)
Differential Packaging of Cif into Outer Membrane Vesicles

Samuel Beal, Earth Sciences (Meredith Kelly, Erich Osterberg)
A late Holocene metal record of Andean climate and anthropogenic activity in lake sediments near Quelccaya Ice Cap, Peru

Austin Boesch, Thayer School of Engineering (Margie Ackerman)
The Immune Response Dynamics of Antibody Therapeutics

Maarten Buitendijk, Physiology (Alexandra Howell)
Gardiquimod, a TLR7 agonist, Inhibits HIV-1 Infection and Replication in Primary Human Macrophages.

Julia Bradley-Cook, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Ross Virginia, Matt Ayres)
Associations between Land Cover and Soil Carbon Storage in a West Greenland Tundra Landscape

Kurt Dahlstrom, Microbiology and Immunology (George O'Toole)
Cyclic Diguanylate Signaling in Biofilm Formation

Matthew DeBerge, Physiology (Richard Enelow, Ken Ely)
Pulmonary Immunopathology Mediated by Proteolytic Processing of TNF-alpha by Antiviral CD8+ T cells

Laura Filkins, Microbiology and Immunology (George O'Toole)
The Cystic Fibrosis Lung Microbiome

Sergey Fogelson, Psychological and Brain Sciences (Peter Tse)
Equally Invisible but Neurally Unequal

Thomas Freeman, Chemistry (Ekaterina Pletneva)
Changes in Heme Ligation During Folding of a Geobacter Sulfurreducens Sensor GSU0935

Catherine Fricano, Program in Experimental & Molecular Medicine (Bryan Luikart)
Circulating Fatty Acids Modulate the Effects of Pten Knockdown in Adult Neurons via the Akt/mTOR Pathway

Idan Ginsburg, Physics and Astronomy (Gary Wegner)
Hypervelocity Planets and Transits Around Hypervelocity Stars

Margaret Gullick, Psychological and Brian Sciences (George Wolford)
Understanding Less than Nothing: A Developmental fMRI Study of Negative Number Comparisons

Pinar Gurel, Biochemistry (Henry Higgs)
Investigating the Mechanism of INF2-mediated Actin Filament Severing

Maria Hindt, Biology (Mary Lou Guerinot)
Characterization of an Iron Overaccumulating Mutant in Arabidopsis Thaliana

Ryan Ilgenfritz, The Dartmouth Institute (Robin Larson)
Do Surgical Safety Checklists Save Lives? A Systematic Review

Valerie Jacobs, Pharmacology and Toxicology (Joyce De Leo)
Propentofylline Diseases Tumor Growth in a Rodent Model of Glioblastoma by a Direct Mechanism on Microglia

Lilian Kabeche, Biochemistry (Duane Compton)
Checkpoint-independent Stabilization of Kinetochore-microtubule Attachments by Mad2 in Human Cells

ChangHwan Lee, Biological Sciences (Amy Gladfelter)
Non-random Cyclin Transcript Localization and Cell Cycle Timing Variability in Syncytial Cells

Laura Levy, Earth Sciences (Meredith Kelly)
Holocene Fluctuations of Bregne Ice Cap, Scoresby Sund, Eastern Greenland

Ryan H. Lewis, Computer Science (Afra J. Zomorodian)
Multicore Homology

Michael Logan, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Ryan Calsbeek, Matthew Ayres)
Measuring the Impact of Climate Change at Relevant Spatial Scales: New Hope for Tropical Lizards

Liz Mearls, Biology (Lee Lynd, Javier Izquierdo)
Non-growth States of Clostridium Thermocellum: Spores and L-forms

Kelly Michaelsen, Thayer School of Engineering (Brian Pogue, Keith Paulsen)
Breast Tomosynthesis Guided Near Infrared Spectral Tomography

Megan O'Connor, Microbiology and Immunology (William Green)
Innate Immune Responses to Murine Retroviral Infection

Carolyn Parkinson, Psychological and Brain Sciences (Thalia Wheatley)
Relating Anatomical and Social Connectivity: White Matter Microstructure Predicts Emotion Contagion

Dov Pechenick, Genetics (Jason Moore, Josh Payne)
The Influence of Assortativity on the Robustness of Gene Regulatory Networks

Nadia Penrod, Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (Jason Moore)
Identifying Key Genes for Information-flow Control in Letrozole Perturbed Gene Coexpression Networks

Ana Posada, Microbiology and Immunology (Ambrose Cheung)
The Role of Bacillithiol, a Low Molecular Weight Thiol, in Staphylococcus aureus

Gilbert Rahme, Genetics (Mark Israel)
Inhibitor of DNA Binding 2 (Id2) is a Post-Translationally Regulated Target of PDGFR that Drives Proliferation of PDGF-B Driven Glioma

Samantha Reynolds, Chemistry (David Glueck)
Trans-selective ring opening of limonene oxide with primary phosphido nucleophiles: Synthesis of chiral secondary phosphines

Regina Salvat, Thayer School of Engineering (Karl Griswold, Chris Bailey-Kellogg)
De-Immunizing Biotherapeutics: Raising the Bar for Antibody Directed Enzyme Pro-drug Therapy (ADEPT)

Emily Schaeffer, Pharmacology and Toxicology (Christopher Lowrey)
SB203580 Preven γ-globin Gene Expression Independent of its Canonical Role as a p38 MAPK Inhibitor

Lisa Sprute, Psychological and Brain Sciences (Donna Coch)
Neural Representations of Rational Numbers

Justin Stroup, Earth Sciences (Meredith Kelly)
Holocene Fluctuations of Quelccaya Ice Cap, Peru, Based on Glacial Moraines and Lake Sediments

Jessica Thompson, Digital Musics (Michael Casey)
Timbre Population Codes for High-Level Categorization of Music

Lola Thompson, Mathematics (Carl Pomerance)
On the Divisors of x^n-1

Chelsea Vario, Biology (Andrew Friedland)
Long-term Loss of Deep Soil Carbon Following Tree Harvest in New England

Amber Vincelli, Biochemistry (Ekaterina Pletneva)
Biophysical Characterization of C. elegans Cytochromes

Katherine Weng, Biology (Sharon Bickel)
Rejuvenation of Meiotic Cohesion: A Conserved Mechanism to Combat Age Related Chromosome Segregation Errors?

Jessica Weng, Biology (Mary Lou Guerinot)
The Role of Phytate in Plant Development, Growth, and Iron Homeostasis

Rebecca Williams, Thayer School of Engineering (Laura Ray, Jim Lever)
Detection of Crevasses in Ground Penetrating Radar Data

Shuo Wu, Physics and Astronomy (Richard Denton, Mary Hudson)
Hybrid Code Simulations of Whistler Mode Chorus

Asaf Wyszynski, Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (Michael Cole)
An Intuitive Computational Discovery Pipeline Identifies a Novel Mechanism for Global ERa-mediated Repression


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