Each panel session features 3-4 student presentations (detailed below). Attendees are asked to stay for the whole session and not to walk in and out during or between student presentations out of respect for the presenters.

Panel Session 1: 8:30am - 9:45am

  • Session 1A: Genocide & Terror - Room A147
  • Session 1B: Education - Academic Pit
  • Session 1C: Computer Science & Modeling - Room A151
  • Session 1D: Mind & Body - Room A155
  • Session 1E: Infectious Diseases - Room A113
  • Session 1F: Cancer I - Room A115
  • Session 1G: Cancer II - Room A117
  • Session 1I: Chemistry & Physics - Room B101
  • Session 1J: Earth & Space - Room B108
  • Session 1K: STEM Research [CLOSED SESSION] - A119
Schedule

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2017
Friday, April 28th
8:30 AM

Session 1A: Coding the Soviet Great Terror

Rain Bravo '18, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Greg Johnson '17, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Ari Lisitza '18, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A147

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1A: Simulating the Soviet Great Terror

Cameron Birtcher '18, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Daniel Curtis '17, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Richard Osmund '17, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A147

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1A: The Origins of Modern Genocide: the Armenian Genocide, Russian Jewish Pogroms, and the Holocaust

Aurora Harkleroad '18, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Gary Yang, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A147

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1B: A Fusion of Computer Science Education with Law and Biology

Sagar Nattuvetty, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Akash Palani, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Academic Pit

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1B: An Exploration of the Factors that Motivate Gifted and Talented Students from Underrepresented Populations to Engage in STEM

Isa Baldwin Zurek, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Amy Wang, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Takudzwa George, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Robert Lou, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Clinton Oshipitan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Academic Pit

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1B: Automated Modeling of Item Difficulty on Critical Reading Tests

Rebecca Mathew '18, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Academic Pit

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1B: How Students Adjust: Analyzing the Accuracy of the W-Curve Theory

Zach Ungerleider, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Aira Peregrino, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Larry Donahue, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Academic Pit

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1C: A Computational Graph-Theory Approach to Analyzing the Spread of Epidemics

Krishi Korrapati, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Sushil Upadhyayula, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A151

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1C: A Distributed Greedy Auction Algorithm to Mitigate Public Mass Shootings

Irena Gao, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A151

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1C: Development of an Individual-Based Model for Simulation of the Spread of Infectious Diseases within Communities

Chris Chang, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Esther Mathew, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Akhila Vuppalapati, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Ananya Yammunuru, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A151

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1C: The Spread of Zika Virus using Mathematical Modeling and Epidemiology

Mounisha Kovour, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Igor Zhuravlov, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A151

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1D: Embodied Cognition: An Invalidation of the Connection between Mind and Body

Alexis Giff, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A155

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1D: Finding Memory Retrieval Pathways in Epileptic Patients Using Depth Electrodes

Sruti Mohan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A155

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1D: Parental Responsiveness to Typically-Developing Children and Children with Early Brain Injury

Leisha Goel, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A155

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1D: Sleep Hygiene Education in the Work Place

Sofia Rhode, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A155

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1E: Examining Cytochrome P450 Reductase as a Drug Target against Human Schistosomiasis

Meghana Kamineni, Illinois Math and Science Academy
Katrina Kuhn, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Grace Ryan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A113

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1E: Exploring Whether the RID Effector Domain in the MARTX Toxin of Vibrio cholerae Is Sufficient to Downregulate the ERK Pathway

Kasey Cervantes, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A113

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1E: Role of Pyocyanin, a Secreted Virulence Factor of Pseudomonas aeurignosa, in Respiratory Epithelial Cell Functions

Pranav Narayanan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Maddi Swanagan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A113

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1E: The Portal Protein in Herpes Simplex Virus 1

Radeesha Jayewickreme, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A113

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1F: Characterization of Beta Arrestin Induced CXCR4 Internalization after Treatment with Novel Small Molecule Ligands

Yuri Oh, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A115

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1F: Examining Change in Cancer Phenotypes by Mutating MLL Using CRISPR/Cas 9 System

Goutam Gutta, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Daniel Mwangi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Shyam Sai, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A115

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1F: Modeling CHARGE Syndrome in Human Fibroblast Cells via CRISPR/Cas9

Neil Wary, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A115

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1F: The Role of Hedgehog/ GLI in T-cell Lymphoma

Naomi Nakajima, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A115

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1G: Foxi3 Ablation Retards Bone Derived Prostate Cancer Cell Growth

Dawn Triche, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1G: PI5P: Preparation of a PMB Inositol Ring

Alexander Yow, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1G: Targeting MLL Gene Expression using CRISPR/Cas9 to Reverse the Phenotypes of Cancer

Sonya Gupta, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Emily Hawker, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Shruthi Sundar, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1G: The Effect of MBEH and 4-TBP on Nevomelanocyte Viability and Pigmentation

Pranesh Ravichandran, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1I: Electrochemical Detection of Alpha-Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone Using Flow Injection Analysis with Amperometric Detection

Rebecca Lisk, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B101

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1I: Examining Contact Line Pinning and the Coffee-Ring Effect

Albert Lu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B101

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1I: How Chemical Speciation of Sn and Zn Control Their Biouptake by Microorganisms through Adsorption of Zinc on Abrasives

Ashritha Karuturi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B101

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1I: Synthesizing Conjugated Polymers that Can Better Detect Nitroaromatic Compounds

Theodora Khan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Corona Tsai, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B101

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1J: Designing an Affordable Mobile Tracking System for Communication with a Medium Earth Orbit Satellite

Harrison Carcione, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Charles Kuch, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Soomin Park, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Peijing Xu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B108

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1J: Exploring Differential Methods for Determining Heading on a Moving Object

Joseph Hutter, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Advai Podduturi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Gina Jiang, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B108

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1J: Study of the Magnetosphere of Earth

Nihil Madugula, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B108

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1J: Tracking Medium Earth Orbit Satellites on Mobile Apparatus using Differential GPS Systems

Ryan Johnson, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
John Lin, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B108

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1K: Investigating the Impact of Additional Interferometers on Parameter Estimation in Gravitational-Wave Analysis

William Tong, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A119

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1K: LIGO Parameter Estimation in 2018: The Effects of New Detectors and Better Sensitivity on Determining the Parameters of GW150914

Andrew Kim, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A119

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1K: Mitochondrial DNA Oxidative Damage May Predict Cancer Risk: The Normative Aging Study

Lewis Oh, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Abinaya Ramakrishnan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A119

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1K: Suppressor Identification of Disease Resistant Mutant acd6-1

Vandini Agrawal, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A119

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM