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 3: 1:15pm - 2:30pm

  • Session 3A: Language - Room A147
  • Session 3B: Animals & Ecosystems - Room A149
  • Session 3C: Health - Room A151
  • Session 3D: Neurobiology & Pharmacology - Room A155
  • Session 3E: Parkinson's & Alzheimer's - Room A113
  • Session 3F: Medicine - Room A115
  • Session 3G: The Heart - Room A117
  • Session 3H: Science I - Room A119
  • Session 3I: Searching Through Space - Room B108
  • Session 3J Engineering & Design - B101
Schedule

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2017
Friday, April 28th
1:15 PM

Session 3A: Edward Soja's Spatial Theory in Asian American Literature: Constructing Space in the Margins to Better Explore the Multiplicity of Gender

Rebecca Xun, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A147

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3A: Effects of Pitch and Intonation on Vocal Perception

Abigail Munsen, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A147

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3A: Love Independent Study

Krishi Korrapati, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Sneh Patel, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A147

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3A: Task difficulty, mood, confidence, and language similarity influence vocabulary acquisition in a foreign language

Aimee van den Berg, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A147

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3B: Holocene Rodent Evolution in the Nullarbor Plain of Australia

Walker Weyland, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A149

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3B: Quantifying the Benthic Habitat of Queen Conch (Lobatus gigas) in The Bahamas to Guide Conchservation

Thomas DeMastri, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Michelle Guo, Illinois Math and Science Academy
Sargam Panapaliya, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Kate Rabideau, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A149

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3B: SENSEI-Panama: Visualizing and Analyzing GPS Data on the Island of Barro Colorado Using MachineLearning

Shyam Sai, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A149

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3B: The Evolutionary Mechanisms of Batoidea Body Structure

Jasmine Shi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A149

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3C: Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling on the Physiological Functions, Walking Performance, and Body Composition of Persons with Severe Multiple Sclerosis

Irisa Myint, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A151

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3C: Healthy Access for Healthy Places: Analyzing the Role of Spatial Access to Community Resources in Public Health

Irena Gau, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A151

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3C: Identifying Pre-Clinical Alzheimer's Disease Motor Impairments and Efficient Re-teaching Methods

Ishita Bhattacharya, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A151

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3C: Using GPS data as a Measure of Community Mobility among Individuals with Lower Extremity Orthotic Devices

Colin O’Reilly, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A151

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3D: Effects of Genetic Polymorphisms in the BDNF Gene on Long Term Response to Traumatic Brain Injuries

Simon Su, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A155

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3D: Longitudinal Processing of Subcortical and Cortical Structures of HIV Individuals Treated with Antiretroviral Therapy

Mounisha Kovour, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A155

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3D: Nerve Degradation and the Correlation with Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

Herschel Gupta, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A155

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3D: The Effect of Shared Emotional States on Helping Behavior in Rats and its Basis in Empathy

Rongzhen Zhou, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A155

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3E: Detecting AB, ABO, APP, p-Tau, and t-Tau in Chick Retina

Wasan Kumar, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A113

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3E: Innervation of Pathway-Specific Striatal Spiny Projection Neurons by Npas1+ Neurons of the External Globus Pallidus

Neha Verma, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A113

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3E: LKB1 in Pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis and Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (Mouse Model of MS)

Naga Harshita Degala, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A113

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3E: Striatal Input to the External Globus Pallidus in Parkinson’s Disease

Darius Hong, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A113

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3F: Identification of a Clinical Score to Estimate the Risk for the Development of Incident Resistant Hypertension

Sona RoseAnne Fokum, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A115

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3F: MR Microscopic Phenotyping of the Pancreas in Mutant Kras Mouse Models of Pancreatic Cancer

Jesse Yan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A115

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3F: The Development of Bayesian Randomized Rules in Phase I Dose-Finding Clinical Trials

Pranav Upadhyayula, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A115

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3F: The Difference between PTEN, EC-Confetti, and STIM1 Mice through Genotyping

Abinaya Ramakrishnan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A115

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3G: Drug Discovery for the Treatment of Heart Failure

Rishi Modi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Caitlin O’Callaghan, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A117

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3G: Finding the Best Method to Wound the Hearts of Drosophila melanogaster larvae

Shriya Chennuru, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A117

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3G: Neurobehavioral Biomarkers as a Potential Gateway for Offsetting Early Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Adolescents

Sonya Gupta, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Nabeel Rasheed, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A117

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3G: Treating Heart Failure by Inhibiting PLCB-1 in Rat Ventricular Cardiomyocytes

Vainius Normantas, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A117

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3H: Effects of TLR4 and HMGB1 in the Liver

Sivam J. Bhatt, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A119

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3H: Healthy Individuals Have a Higher Forced Vital Capacity than Dialysis Patients

Snigdha Sharma, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A119

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3H: Optical Transmission Properties of Tissues in the Mid-Infrared

Kyle Feliciano, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A119

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3H: The Effects of Phenol on Locomotor Behavior and Aging on Drosophila melanogaster

Shriya Chennuru, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Blair Hu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Chandana Tetali, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room A119

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3I: Bayesian Statistics and Estimating Stellar Masses in the Blind Cosmology Challenge and the Dark Energy Survey

John DeMastri, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B108

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3I: Search for Gravitationally Lensed Quasars in the Dark Energy Survey

Pranav Sivakumar, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B108

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3I: Searching for Primordial Black Holes and Other Exotic Dense Objects

Mishelle Mironov, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B108

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3I: Searching for the Ninth Planet: Studying the Characteristics of the Trans-Neptunian Object DeeDee

Jack Mueller, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B108

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3J: A Light Review of Swarm Engineering

Ankit Agarwal, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Jack Messina, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Rohit Mittapalli, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B101

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3J: Exception Handling in Java Programs

Melissa Mu, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B101

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 3J: RNNintendo: Music Composition with Neural Networks

Austin Choi, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
William Tong, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Room B101

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM