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Sigma Xi Honor Society Research Poster Session 2014

Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society, Queens College Chapter, celebrated the 28th anniversary of its Research Poster Session on Thursday, April 10, 2014, 9am to 1pm, in the main lobby of the Science Building (SB). 

Faculty and students presented research they have conducted in various scientific disciplines across Queens College.  The campus community and visiting high school groups learned more about the exciting and diverse science research happening on campus.  For more information about the event, please contact: George.Axelrad@qc.cuny.edu

Flyer and Proceedings for the Poster Session

You can download a copy of the advertisement flyer and the proceedings from the event.

 
 


Video from the Event Last Year

Image from Slideshow video from Sigma Xi Poster Session 2012

 

Photo / Video Permission

Campus photographers will be walking around the event; so, Queens College students who are presenting will be asked for their permission to be included in photos.  There is a photo and video release form that students would need to sign if they grant permission to be included in photographs; for any questions, please contact Matt Huenerfauth

Submitting a Poster to the Event

For instructions for how to submit a poster to the event, please see: SigmaXiInstructions2014.doc

The form you should use for submitting your abstract is here: SigmaXiAbstractForm2014.doc

All submission forms should be emailed to George.Axelrad@qc.cuny.edu


List of Posters for the April 2014 Event

 

No.

Title and Authors

DEPT

1

TEXTURAL EVIDENCE IN THE CONTACT AUREOLE OF THE PASSADUMKEAG RIVER PLUTON, EAST-CENTRAL MAINE, FOR MULTIPLE MAGMA INJECTION AND DISEQUILIBRIUM MINERAL GROWTH
Amanda Bastas-Hernandez, Allan Ludman

SEES

2

REGULATION OF METABOLISM BY TGF-B SIGNALING IN C.ELEGANS
Vanessa Almonte, James Clark, Cathy Savage-Dunn

BIO

3

TEMPORAL VERSUS STIMULUS CONTROL IN THE INTRUDED STIMULUS PARADIGM
Robert Lanson, Sho Araiba, Amanda Mentzer

PSYCH

4

SEX DMORPHIC EFFECT OF DNA METHYLATION ON GENE EXPRESSION AND CELLULAR RESPONSE
Mayra Cruz, Dinah Han, Carlos Penaloza, Richard Lockshin, Zahra Zakeri

BIO

5

INSTITUITIONALIZING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AT QUEENS COLLEGE
John J. Dennehy and Richard J. Bodnar

BIO/
PSYCH

6

ASSESSING SWITCH COST IN TWO COMPUTER-BASED TASKS
Danielle Cohen, Brittany Bascetta, Justin Storbeck

PSYCH

7

THE EFFECT OF HEROIN SELF-ADMINISTRATION ON PERINEURONAL NETS USING AN ANIMAL CONFLICT MODEL OF ABSTINENCE AND RELAPSE
Kumarie Budhu, Philip Chu, Joshua A. Peck, Robert Ranaldi, Joshua C. Brumberg

PSYCH

8

THE EFFECTS OF CHRONIC CAFFEINE INGESTION ON MICROGLIA ACTIVATION
Rabia Sohail, Robert Steger, Arifa Kamal, Sarah Lutchman, Liliana Intrabartolo, Joshua Brumberg

PSYCH

9

THE INFLUENCE OF AFFECT ON 2D PATTERN PERCEPTION
Elliot Lockerman, Michelle L. Fowler, Andrea Li

PSYCH

10

CONDITIONS PERTAINING TO POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DURING PREGNANCY AND HURRICANE SANDY
Reissman, Benjamin, Jackie Finik, Yoko Nomura

PSYCH

11

MEDIAL ORBITOFRONTAL CORTEX DOPAMINE SIGNALING REDUCES RAT FRUCTOSE-CONDITIONED FLAVOR PREFERENCE EXPRESSION
K. Olsson (MARC), T. Dindyal, V. Vig (Undergraduates), I. Yenko, F.M. Rotella, D. Malkusz, R.J. Bodnar

PSYCH

12

PARENTAL CONCORDANCE FOR MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER AND THE IMPACT ON INFANT BEHAVIOR
Katarzyna Zajac, Chloe Wong, Jackie Finik, Nancy Huynh, Yoko Nomura

PSYCH

13

SENSORY AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF ALFREDO SAUCE PREPARED BY REPLACING WHOLE-FAT MILK WITH REDUCED-FAT AND FAT-FREE MILK
Cesiah Moreno, Amy Jamanca, Dara Lanzisero, Ilana Wimmer, Sung Eun Choi

FNES

14

EXTRACTING THE RECORD OF EARTHQUAKES ALONG THE JAPAN TRENCH
Elissa Julia Olivera, Cecilia M. McHugh, Toshiya Kanamatsu

SEES

15

THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION ON FAMILY RELATIONS IN UKRAINIAN FAMILIES
Yaroslava Balatska and Mihaela Robila

FNES

16

A FACILE SYNTHESIS OF ALLOCOLCHICINE STRUCTURAL ANALOGUES BY ELECTROPHILIC IODOCYCLIZATION—A 7-ENDO-DIG OR 6-ENDO-DIG PROCESS?
Eliyahu Perl   Chenlong Huang, Xiaochen Liu Zhiwei Chen Jieun  Namgung  Gan Zhang Gopal Subramaniam, William H. Hersh and Yu Chen

CHEM/ BCHEM

17

DUST INFLUENCES DENSITY AND CARBON CONTENT OF COPEPOD FECAL PELLETS
Amy Kirchner, Ebrahim Afshinnekoo, Yi Tang, Judith Sarkodee-Adoo, Gillian Stewart

SEES

18

CULTURAL EVOLUTION OF CARPODACUS MEXICANUS
Charles G.P. Maniego, Julieana Steiner, David C. Lahti

BIO

19

VIRAL FITNESS DRIVES EMERGENCE IN NOVEL HOST POPULATIONS
Qainat Shah, Gregory Lallos , Brian E Ford, JJ Dennehy

BIO

20

CROSSROADS BETWEEN AUTOPHAGY AND VESICLE TRAFFICKING PATHWAYS
David Jimenez, Nicholas Palmisano, Alicia Meléndez

BIO

21

ENCODING OF STIMULUS MOTION IN MOUSE SOMATOSENSORY CORTEX
Vivian Liu, Adesh Bajnath, Joshua C. Brumberg

PSYCH

22

LIGAND BINDING OF OLFACTORY RECEPTORS
Eric Steimetz, Eva Rivera, Seogjoo Jang

CHEM/
BCHEM

23

CHRONIC STATIN EXPOSURE DURING THE ZEBRA FINCH SENSORIMOTOR PERIOD FOR SONG LEARNING DECREASES NEW GLIA SURVIVAL IN HVC
Alicia Barrientos, Shuk C Tsoi, Daniel Stalbow, Petros Pravasilis, Mimi Phan, Carolyn Pytte

PSYCH/
BIO

24

Insight into the Host Range of Mycobacteriophages through the Analysis of Codon Usage Bias
Lauren A. Esposito, Swati Gupta, Ashley Prasad, John J. Dennehy

BIO

25

BLOCKADE OF GLUTAMATE RECEPTORS IN THE VTA REDUCES THE EXPRESSION OF CONDITIONED APPROACH
Priscila Hachimine, Sandra Babic, Neal Seepersad, Robert Ranaldi

PSYCH

26

A SPECTROSCOPIC STUDY OF MB-CATALYZED OXIDATION OF ACETOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Ester Aziz, Celestina D’Costa, Kamil Ansari, Jorge Ramos, Reeta Yadav, Uri Samuni

CHEM/
BCHEM

27

DENGUE-2 INFECTION DOES NOT LEAD TO CELL DEATH DUE TO INDUCTION OF AUTOPHAGY THROUGH REGULATION OF DIFFERENT SIGNALING PATHWAYS
Ezekiel Tabet, Sounak G. Roy, Jeff McLean, Kevin Maringer, Ana Fernandez-Sesma, Zahra Zakeri


BIO

29

THE EFFECTS OF THREE TYPES OF STATINS ON NEURONAL SURVIVAL AND AUDITORY MEMORY
Sissi Ribeiro, Shuk C. Tsoi, Mimi L. Phan, David Vicario, C. L. Pytte

PSYCH/
BIO

30

GENE EXL-1 IN LONGEVITY AND MUSCLE AGING IN C. ELEGANS
Seneqe Wielingen, Annie Kaw, Cathy Savage-Dunn, Jun Liang

BMCC/
BIO

31

NUTRITION KNOWLEDGE AND SUGAR SWEETENED BEVERAGE INTAKE IN A MULTIETHNIC COLLEGE STUDENT POPULATION
Rosita Rubin, Sunitha Jasti

FNES

32

ARE ALL PALATABILITES CREATED EQUAL? COMPARISON OF SACCHARIN, TOS  FRUCTOSE, SUCROSE AND FAT SOLUTION INTAKES FOLLOWING DOPAMINE D1 AND OPIOID RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS IN TWO INBRED MOUSE STRAINS
E. Natanova, D. Warshaw, S. LaMagna O. Vaknin, D. Huang, M. Lolier, T.T. Kraft, R.J. Bodnar

PSYCH

33

RECOVERY OF PHOSPHORUS USING STRUVITE AND ITS INTERACTION WITH AS DURING PRECIPITATION AND ADSORPTION
Ning Ma, Ashaki A. Rouff

SEES

34

TEMPERATURE-DEPENDENT STABILITY OF STRUVITE
Marlon Ramlogan, Ning Ma and Ashaki Rouff

SEES

35

GOLD CATALYZED INTRAMOLECULAR CYCLIZATION OF 2-ALKYNYLARYLKETONES
Ariel Simantov, Yuhua Long, Gan Zhang, Zhigang She, Xiaochen Liu, William H. Hersh, Yu Chena

CHEM/
BCHEM

36

THE EFFECT OF MATERNAL PHOBIAS ON INFANT LOW BIRTH WEIGHT
Cindy Flores, Fairooz Abida, Jackie Finik, Katarzyna Zajac, Nancy Huynh, Yoko Nomura

PSYCH

37

PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF THE ETHIOPIAN ANURAN LEPTOPELIS GRAMINEUS
Elizabeth Vera, Ryan Rengifo, Xenia Freilich, Stéphane Boissinot

BIO

38

MULTILOCUS PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF THE COMMON RIVER FROG
AMIETA ANGOLENSIS IN ETHIOPIA
Anna Wilga, Jayson Slovak, Xenia Freilich, Stéphane Boissinot

BIO

39

VIRUS ADAPTATION IN A MIXED HOST COMMUNITY
Marko Baloh and John J. Dennehy

BIO

40

HISTORICAL VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS IN THE CANARY ISLANDS
Patrick Beaudry

SEES

41

EFFECT OF CHOLINERGIC AUGMENTATION IN TASKS OF ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING IN PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Zeinab Rakka, Kiran V. Tak, Avinash Chandra, Clara Vila-Castelar, Lillian Kaplan, Nancy S. Foldi

PSYCH

42

THE EFFECTS OF JUVENILE STATIN USE ON NEURONAL SURVIVAL IN AVIAN PREMOTOR NUCLEUS, HVC
Aamir Qureshi, Shuk C. Tsoi, Carolyn Pytte

PSYCH

43

SUPERSTORM SANDY EXPOSURE AND PTSD AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN
Elizabeth Langer, Katarzyna Zajac, Jackie Finik, Jenny Ly, Yoko Nomura

PSYCH

44

SYNTHESIS OF FE3O4 NANOPARTICLES, CHARACTERIZATION AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES
Henry Shum, Harry Gafney, Edward Look, Julie Collis, Parbatee Jagassar, Reeta Yadav, Takua Nakanishi, Jorge Morales

CHEM/
BCHEM

45

INVOLVEMENT OF DENGUE-2 INDUCED ER STRESS IN THE UPREGULATION OF AUTOPHAGY
Sasha Harbajan, Golnoush Golshan, Jeffrey E. McLean, Emmanuel Datan, Zahra Zakeri

BIO

46

NANOMETER THICK FILM STRUCTURE LIGHT DETECTORS USING HF AND TI OXIDE LAYERS
Julius Cordero, R. Zuneska, F. J. Cadieu

PHYS

47

FLUORESCENCE TITRATION ANALYSIS OF A BINDING CONSTANT FOR A RUTHENIUM TRANSITION METAL COMPLEX WITH CALF THYMUS DNA
Freida Zavurov, Thomas C. Strekas, Robert Engel

CHEM/
BCHEM

48

DIRECT REPLICATION OF ANGRILLI ET AL. (1997)
Rosemarie G. Sapigao, Paulina Kaczmarczyk, Alan Z. Sheinfil, Erich K. Grommet, Nancy S. Hemmes, Bruce L. Brown

PSYCH

49

PHYSIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF INVERTED PYRMAIDAL CELL CIRCUITS
Robert Steger, Lauren Blachorsky, Joshua Brumberg

PSYCH

50

THE EFFECT OF WATER ON THE SECONDARY STRUCTURE OF SYNTHETIC SIX-REPEAT SILK PROTEIN
Babak Gandjian, Glendon Mclachlan

CHEM/
BCHEM

51

DETERMINING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS AND PRE-TERM BIRTH
Ayelet Abelow, Aisha Ali, Jackie Finik, Nancy Huynh, Jenny Ly, Yoko Nomura

PSYCH

52

PERINATAL PTSD AND ITS EFFECTS ON INFANT TEMPERAMENT
Rejina Daniel, Karen Go, Jackie Finik, Nancy Huynh, Yoko Nomura

PSYCH

53

PHOTO-INDUCED SELF-ASSEMBLY OF GOLD NANOWIRES
Benjamin Kusin and Luat T. Vuong

PHYS

54

ROLE OF AUTOPHAGY GENE IN C. ELEGANS GERMLINE PROLIFERATION
Feng Lin, Kristina Ames, Alicia Melendez

CHEM/
BCHEM/
BIO

55

SYNTHESIS OF ALLYL AND VINYL PHENYL SULFONES UNDER CONTROLLED SODIUM HYDRIDE CONDITION
Anibal Davalos Morinigo, Dibyendu Dana, Gopal Subramaniam, Nisar Afzal, Sanjai Kumar

CHEM/
BCHEM

 

     



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