Winter 2014 Symposium

Winter 2014 Symposium

Welcoming remarks – Andy Berglund
Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate School
and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Geo BitgoodPsychology
Body Connectivity and Mobile Technology Use: The Role of the Body in a Digital Age
Mentor: Jenifer Craig
Amber P. BryanWomen’s and Gender Studies
Exotic Sexuality: Examining the Effect of Exotic Dancing on Women’s Sexuality
Mentor: Lamia Karim
Tad Falk, Psychology
Personality Impressions on Twitter
Mentor: Sanjay Srivastava
Mentor: Nicole Lawless
Marina GrossPsychology
Accessing Long-Term Memory—What Pupil Dilation
Can Tell Us About Search Processes: An Exploratory Study
Mentor: Nash Unsworth
Lindsay GuzmanChemistry
New Pt(II) Complexes for the Investigation of
Copper-Mediated Degradation in Pt-Bound RNA Click Reactions
Mentor: Victoria DeRose
Mentor: Jonathan White
Sunny Rae HarrisonAnthropology
Maintaining Compassion and Harmony: An Analysis
of Three Interreligious Communities in Bali
Mentor: Lamia Karim
Amber P. BryanWomen’s and Gender Studies
Exotic Sexuality: Examining the Effect of Exotic Dancing on Women’s Sexuality
Mentor: Lamia Karim
Sunny Rae HarrisonAnthropology
Maintaining Compassion and Harmony: An Analysis
of Three Interreligious Communities in Bali

Mentor: Lamia Karim
Hassatou JallowJournalism, International Studies, Honors College
A Modern Migration: The Consequences of Senegalese Migration To The West
Mentor: Peter Laufer
Mentor: Vera Keller
Lan MarberryFamily and Human Services
The Perception of Parents’ participation in Therapy
for Children with Communication Disorders
Mentor: Karrie Walters
Mentor: Daniel Close
Mentor: Eileen McNutt
Heidi MartinezPsychology
Beyond Depression: Maternal Neural Response Differs with Comorbid Anxiety Disorder
Mentor: Heidemarie Laurent
Mentor: Rosemary Bernstein
Lyle McPhersonBiochemistry
aPKC Induces Polarization of Numb by Disrupting Cortical Targeting Mechanisms
Mentor: Kenneth Prehoda
Mentor: Matthew Bailey
Eric Goytia NummedalBiochemistry
Using Mice as Models to Investigate Neuronal Response
in the Thalamic Lateral Geniculate Nucleus
Mentor: Cristopher Niell
Mentor: Wayne Tschetter
Gabriel SanchezAnthropology
Cetacean Hunting at the Par-Tee Site (35CLT20):
Ethnographic, Artifact, and Blood Residue Analysis Investigation
Mentor: Jon Erlandson
Mentor: Eirik Thorsgard
Quang TruongBiology, Honors College
Exploring the Basis for Sequence-Specific RNA
Binding by Pentatricopeptide Repeat Proteins
Mentor: Alice Barkan
Benedicta WanjeriBiochemistry
Characterizing the Neuromuscular Effects of
Tribendimidine in the Nematode Worm Caenorhabditis elegans 
Mentor: Janis Weeks
Mentor: Kristin Robinson
Naduah WheelerEnglish
Post-Traumatic Sexuality: Reclamation of Sexuality and Eroticism After Colonization
Mentor: Quinn Miller
Mentor: Gordon Sayre