Undergraduate Presentations-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Undergraduate Presentations

The following undergraduates have had posters at national and internationl meetings. Several of the students attended meetings to present their own work.

2006

Morales M, Burnette JM, Weitzel H, Crowley JC. Diolistics: an engaging method of teaching neuronal morphology and fluorescence microscopy techniques to undergraduate students. In: Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Atlanta, GA. 2006.

Onorato C, Morales M, Bosking WH, Fitzpatrick D, Crowley JC. Development of Supragranular Horizontal Projections in Tree Shrew V1. In: Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience,. Atlanta, GA. 2006.

2005

Castellana N, Dhamdhere K, Sridhar S, Schwartz R. Relaxing haplotype block models for association testing. In: Proceedings of the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. 2005.

Lins CA, Lopez AJ. Mechanism of Activation of a Nonexonic Recursive Splice Site. In: 2005 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. Atlanta, GA. 2005.

Silverstein MS, Shach-Caplan M, Bianco-Peled H, Tsarevsky NV, Cooper BM, Matyjaszewski K. Nanoscale Structure of SAN-PEO-SAN Synthesized by ATRP. In: ACS Polymer Preprints. p 301-302, 2005.

Tsarevsky NV, Cooper BM, Wojtyna OJ, Jahed NM, Gao H, Matyjaszewski K. Halogen Exchange in Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization as a Route to Well-defined Block Copolymers. In: ACS Polymer Preprints. p 249-250, 2005.

Tsarevsky NV, McKenzie B, Tang W, Matyjaszewski K. Tuning the Activity and Performance of the Catalyst in Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization and General Rules for Catalyst Selection. In: ACS Polymer Reprints. p 482-483, 2005.

Webb RL, Weinberg JS, McCartney BM. Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) function in cytoskeletal organization in Drosophila syncytial embryos. In: 46th Annual Drosophila Research Conference San Diego. San Diego, CA. 2005.

Webb RL, Weinberg JS, McCartney BM. APC2 and Diaphanous function together to organize actin in Drosophila embryos. In: 46th Annual Drosophila Research Conference. SanDiego, CA. 2005.

Zhang T, Rohlfs R, Schwartz R. Implementation of a discrete event simulator for biological self-assembly systems. In: Proceedings of the INFORMS Winter Simulation Conference. 2005.

Zimmerman SG, Cheng J, Sotomayor TK, Lee L, Kolodziej PA, McCartney BM. Understanding the mechanisms of Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) function: Identification of APC2 genetic interactors. In: 46th Annual Drosophila Research Conference. San Diego, CA. 2005.

2004

Ahrens ET, Capuano S, Hitchens TK, Wislo VM, Schatten GP. Longitudinal In Vivo MRI Studies of the Developing Rhesus Macaque Fetus. In: Annual Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Miami, FL. 2004.

Conde-Adorno J, Hua J, Murphy RF. Extraction of subcellular locations from protein databases. In: 2004 Society for Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Austin, TX. 2004.

David A, Chen X, Murphy RF. Analyzing Distance Functions for Clustering Protein Subcellular Location Patterns. In: 2004 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Dallas, TX. 2004.

Greenwood AI, Tristram-Nagle S, Nagle JF. Volumes of Cholesterol in Lipid Membranes. In. 2004.

Hill D. Characterization of PBN1, an essential gene in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. In: Sigma Xi Student Research Conference. Montreal, Ontario, Canada. 2004.

Izaak D, Kou Z, Murphy RF. Integrating the Most Effective Algorithm in Extracting Protein and Cell Names from Online Journals. In: 2004 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Dallas, TX. 2004.

Marciszyn A, Rives A, Lanni F. Rho-Family GTPase effector domains compete with native targets and inhibit actin-based cytoskeletal activity. In: 2004 American Society for Cell Biology Meeting. Washington, D.C. 2004.

Qian Y-L, Beach E, Henry J, Polshin V, Horwitz C, Collins TJ. Reactions of Fe-TAML Catalysts with Phosphate Buffers. In: Sigma Xi Student Research Conference. Montreal, Ontario, Canada. 2004.

Rosario Y, Merryman T, Kovacevic J. Classification accuracy of multi-resolution sub-sampled cellular images. In: Society for Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Austin, TX. 2004.

Salnave C, Armitage BA. Synthesis and Characterization of a New Cyanine Dye. In: Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Dalla, TX. 2004.

Wislo VM, Ahrens ET, Muzio B, Greco PF. Zaratin Quantitative Analysis of Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis in Rat Using 3D MR Microscopy. In: Annual Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Miami, FL. 2004.

2003

Conde-Adorno J. Temporal texture features for location proteomics. In: Proceedings of the XIV Undergraduate Research Symposium. Universidad Metropolitana, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 24-25:35, 2003.

Rivera Sierra Y. Computational methods for detecting alternative splicing involved in neural plasticity. In: Proceedings of the XIV Undergraduate Research Symposium. Universidad Metropolitana, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 24-25:24-25, 2003.

Rivera Sierra Y. Subcellular location features based on morphological operations. In: 2004 Society for Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Austin, TX. 2003.

Soto S. Segmenting polarized cell images for location proteomics. In: Proceedings of the XIV Undergraduate Research Symposium. Universidad Metropolitana, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 24-25:78, 2003.

2002

Huang K, Lin J, Gajnak JA, Murphy RF. Image Content-based Retrieval and Automated Interpretation of Fluorescence Microscope Images via the Protein Subcellular Location Image Database. In: Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Biological Imaging. 2002.

Joseph B, Robertson K, Minden J. Triggered apoptosis in mutant Drosophila embryos: Determining the sequence of cell death. Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, October 19, 2002.

Murphy RF, Velliste M, Porreca G. Robust classification of subcellular location patterns in fluorescence microscope images. In: Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Workshop on Neural Networks for Signal Processing (NNSP 12):67-76, 2002.

2001

Balch T, Khan Z, Veloso M. Automatically tracking and analyzing the behavior of live insect colonies. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Autonomous Agents. p 521-528, 2001.

Csink AK, Opperman L, Lange A. Functions, Effects and Evolution of Heterochromatic Satellite Sequences. In: The Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution. Athens, GA. 2001.

Murphy RF, Velliste M, Yao J, Porreca G. Searching Online Journals for Fluorescence Microscope Images Depicting Protein Subcellular Location Patterns. In: Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Bio-Informatics and Biomedical Engineering (BIBE 2001):119-128, 2001.

2000

Csink AK, Sage B, Griffith M, Bounoutas A. Gene silencing is differentially influenced by regulatory features of a gene and distance from the heterochromatic nuclear neighborhood. In: Dynamic Organization of Nuclear Function. Cold Spring Harbor, NY. September 2000.

Csink AK, Sage B, Griffith M, Bounoutas A. Gene silencing is differentially influenced by regulatory features of a gene and distance from the heterochromatic nuclear neighborhood. In: Molecular Genetics, Gordon Research Conference,. Connecticut College, New London, CT. 2000.

Nadolny E, Lanni F. Measurement of Diffusive Transport of IGF-1 in Model ECM. In: American Institute for Chemical Engineers National Meeting. Louisiana. 2000.