12:45 PM - 2:20 PM Session 3
  • 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM Oral Presentation 9
  • 1:10 PM - 1:25 PM Oral Presentation 10
  • 1:35 PM - 1:50 PM Oral Presentation 11
  • 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Oral Presentation 12
Schedule

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2016
Thursday, April 28th
12:45 PM

A Case Study: Calculation of Total Addressable Market and Client-Side Economic Advantage of an On-Demand, Temporary Staffing Agency’s (Shiftgig) Food Service Sector

Braden Saltus, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-135

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Assessing the Effects of Anthropogenic and Biogenic Ligands on Mercury Bioavailability

Katherine Su, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-101

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Comparing the Sequence and Protein Structure Characteristics of Wild Type Copper-Zinc Superoxide Dismutase and Several Mutant Genotypes Commonly Associated with ALS

Wincy Faith Mejias, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-116

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Creating Deeper Engagement in Serious Video Games

Madison Dong, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-119

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Creating Three-Dimensional Neuron Tracts Through Diffusion Tensor Imaging Applied To Post Ischemic Stroke Patients-

Tim Pan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-115

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Death of Subthalamic Nucleus Neurons due to Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress in Huntington’s Disease Mouse Models

Srivarun Tummarakota, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-133

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Improvements in Sensitivity and Background Modeling in WH→ℓνbb Matrix Element Analysis

George Moe, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Nicholas Nusgart, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-121

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Leukocyte Telomere Length and Risk of Mortality: A Systematic Review

Ayan Agarwal, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Sahiti Pidaparti, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-115

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Manganese and Zinc Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnostic Probe

Esther Chung, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-123

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Monogenic Diabetes and its Cognitive Difficulties Concerning Executive Function

Alexa Tyszka, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-131

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Morphological Properties of Diseased Astrocytes in the Hippocampus and Globus Pallidus

Divya Dureja, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-133

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Newly Built vs Renovated: Achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification Through the most Cost-Effective Method

Stoyan Georgiev, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-125 Tellabs

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Regulation of Mitochondria and Mitochondrial Oxygen Species by TGF-β

Malavika Ramnath, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-113

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Risk Maximization of Metal Futures through the Usage of Derivative Strategies

Anmol Nigam, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-110

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

The Effect of Antibiotics on Gastrointestinal Motility and Gut Microbiota

Catherine Chen, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-206 Lecture Hall

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

The Effectiveness of Preventative Shoulder Exercise Programs in High School Softball and Baseball Athletes

Paxton Greco, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-108

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

The Influence of Daoist Principles on Acupuncture and Herbal Remedies, Techniques of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Amy Liu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-117

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

The Role of DNA Methylation in Different Subtypes of Glioblastoma

Jaeyoung Oh, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-131 Grainger

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

1:10 PM

Assessing the Viability of an Isolated Aquatic Ecosystem via Offseason Sampling

Julien Mathie, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-113

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Bayesian Statistics and Estimating Stellar Masses in the Blind Cosmology Challenge and the Dark Energy Survey

John DeMastri, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-129

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Classifying Cortical Areas and Neurons Involved in Proprioception

Grace Ryan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-133

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Comparing Biodiversity of Silurian Reefs in Illinois and Wisconsin Using Museum Collections and Unbiased Bulk Samples

Walker Weyland '17, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-206 Lecture Hall

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Designing a Website for Off the Shelf Data Acquisition Systems to Improve Their Accessibility

Brian Yu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-110

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Determining the Effectiveness of Low-Dose Computerized Tomography Screenings in Detecting Early Stage Lung Cancer

Rakesh Chatrath, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-108

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Effects of Sand Filters in Wastewater Treatment Plants on Microplastic Output

Morgan Phillips, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-101

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Hand Movements and Hand Postures Encoded in the Brain

Anna Shabayev, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-115

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Ion Channels and Action Potentials in Primary Vestibular Neurons: Impact of Damage and Regeneration in the Vestibular Epithelium

Jessica Lee, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-116

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Measuring Circulation Control Wings of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Joshua Burke, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-125 Tellabs

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in Associated WH Channels Resulting in bb̅ Decay in DØ Data Using Matrix Element Analysis

Alexander Gonsalves, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
William Tong, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-121

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Telomere Length Versus Cotinine, Cadmium, and Lead Exposure

Sahiti Pidaparti, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-115

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

The Analysis of Parkinson's Disease in Mice as Seen Through Astrocyte Morphology

Sruti Mohan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-133

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

The Destroyer of Worlds: An Understanding of Nuclear Strategy in the Twentieth Century

Luke Morrical, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-117

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

The Effect of Perspective Taking on Moral and Religious Convictions

Baylee Blackburn, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-119

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

The Effects of Ethanol on the Behavioral and Developmental Aspects of Drosophila melanogaster

Gissel Salas, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Kaitlyn Schmieder, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-131 Grainger

1:10 PM - 1:40 PM

The Relationship Between Parent Praise, Math Anxiety, and Students’ Theories of Intelligence

Amy Yu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-131

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Understanding the Chicken Embryo Model for Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Research

Nathan Errampalli, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Michael Qian, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-123

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

Using Demographical Information to Predict Work Performance Among Shiftgig, Inc. Employees: A Case Study of Temporary On-Demand Staffing

Jiabao Li, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-135

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

1:35 PM

A Comprehensive Look at Nucleon Decay Modes for the DUNE Experiment

Lisa Lin, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-121

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Analysis of High Throughput Gene Array Data Identifies Common Cellular Pathway to Treat Hearing Loss

Krishi Korrapati, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-129

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Analysis of Rachmaninoff’s String Quartets and its Application to Reconstruction

Isabella Spinelli, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-101

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Characterization of Chlorella Algae Virus PVCV-1 in Western Suburban Freshwater Bodies

Stefanie Ochoa, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Kyle Parker, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-113

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Characterizing Icephobic Properties of Superhydrophobic Polypropylene Manufactured Using a Hot Emboss Method

Evan Sun, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-125 Tellabs

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Development of an Antibody-Targeted PET Probe for Early Diagnostic Imaging of Alzheimer's Disease

Adrian Bebenek, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-123

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Effect of Hormones on Breast Cancer Cell Line Enhancers

Whitney Sloneker, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-131 Grainger

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Effect of Outside Stimuli During Sleep Stages

Gloria Choi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Kirstin Johnson, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-115

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Effects of Instruction in Advanced Planning on Computational Problem Solving in a Group Environment

Adam Grobman '17, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Advisor(s)

A-117

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Exploration of Drug Encapsulation and Delivery Using Toroidal-Spiral Particles

Roy Chiu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-108

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

High-frequency Brain Activity Supports Architectonic Parcellation of Cortex

Alexis Giff, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-133

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Inferences of Subglacial Processes Under the West Antarctic Ice Sheet From Grain Surface Textures

Aspen Wheeler '16, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-206 Lecture Hall

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Inhibiting Epigenetic Histone Methylation Within Pediatric Brainstem Glioma via PRC2 Methyltransferase

Aadit Shah, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-116

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Perceptions and Effects of Science and Math Gender Stereotypes Upon Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Students and Parents

Amy Yu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-131

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Testing and Optimizing Trading Speed Using Lower-Level Embedding on Time Series Analysis Functions

Joseph Hutter, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-135

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

The Effect of Media on Heat Distribution by 1860 Nanometer Wavelength Infrared Radiation

Kyle Brennan Feliciano, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-133

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

The Effects of Physical Activity on Linguistic Memorization

Linnea Lee-Brown, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-119

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

The Efficacy of Neurofeedback when Applied to Post-Concussion Syndrome

Joseph Palakeel, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-110

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

The Protein Expression of CAV-1, COL1A2, and THBS2 proteins in the CaCo2 cell line.

Nitya Talasila, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-115

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Absolute And Relative Pitch: Factors Into The Origin And Acquisition

Austin Choi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Alexander Hughes, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-101

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

An Electrocorticographic Study of Embodied Cognition in the Human Brain

Kate Pauss, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-133

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Analysis of Neutrino Events From the NUMI Beamline With NOvA Near Detector

Liam McParland, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-121

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Artificial Intelligence: Prospects, Pathways, Realities

Timur Javid '17, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Tara Parkman '17, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Nathaniel Smith '17, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-206 Lecture Hall

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Cross-cultural Differences in Personality among Ethnicities in the United States and Races Worldwide

Samhita Inampudi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-119

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Decoherence and Dephasing Rates of the Fluxonium Qubit Under the Influence of Charge Noise

Aakash Lakshmanan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-133

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Determining the Effectiveness of Dividend Change as an Indicator of Price Movement

David Xu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-135

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Effects of Agent-Based Modeling on Comprehension of the Macro and Micro Levels in the Natural World

Anna Barannikova, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-117

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Expression of Focal Adhesion Proteins in Ulcerative Colitis Associated Neoplasia

Nitya Talasila, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-115

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Genetic Modification of Yeast Cell MATa in Order to Express α-factor

Amy Liu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-113

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Identifying Toxic Amyloid-Beta Oligomers Species (AβOs) in Alzheimer’s disease

Shrey Patel, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-123

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Levels of Transforming Growth Factor Beta and Programmed Cell Death 1 in Normal and Cancerous Pancreatic Cells

Sneh Patel, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-108

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Mechanisms of Host Viral Interactions Leading to Loss of Oral Tolerance in Celiac Disease Patients

Bingtao Xiang, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

B-131 Grainger

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer Stem Cell Creation via High Nitric Oxide Adaptation

Krishi Korrapati, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Niresh Kuganeswaran, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Thomas Wan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-129

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

The Effect of Social Anxiety on Acute Responses to the Drug MDMA (Ecstasy

Kasey Cervantes, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

A-131

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM