All poster sessions will be held on the main floor of the SERC House of Fields.

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2015
Friday, April 10th
11:15 AM

A Blueprint of the Striatal Medium Spiny Neuron Population in an Animal Model of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Danielle Weeks, Albany State University

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

A Creek in Need: A Water Chemistry Analysis of a Stream Slated for Restoration (Line Creek, Schoharie County, NY)

Melissa A. Miller, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
Neil A. Law, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
Barbara L. Brabetz, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

A Flash Flood Parameter Investigation

Jacob V. Sojda, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

A Simple Nonlinear Economic Models of Market Price; The Case of the Cobweb

KWAN HO LEE

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Abundance and Diversity of Macrofungi in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.

Alicia Protus, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Adaptive Power Load Balancing in Cellular Networks

Timothy S. LaRock, University at Albany, State University of New York
Xiaojun Feng, University at Albany, State University of New York
Mariya Z. Zheleva, University at Albany, State University of New York
Petko B. Bogdanov, University at Albany, State University of New York

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Agrobacterium-mediated Soybean Transformation

Cale Ballard, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Altering the Commuter Students College Experience Through Mentoring

Alexa LaMarca

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

An Analysis of Preventive Healthcare through the Perspective of Behavioral Economics

Eunice A. Famodimu, SUNY Purchase

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Anabolic Steroids: A Choice with Consequences

Maria Ekener, Monroe Community College

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Analysis of Cardiac Ion Channels to Understand Arrhythmias Which Lead to Sudden Cardiac Death

Melissa Barlett, Mohawk Valley Community College - Utica Branch
Amanda L. Miller, Mohawk Valley Community College - Utica Branch
Summer L. Carbone, Mohawk Valley Community College - Utica Branch
Casey S. Clark, Mohawk Valley Community College - Utica Branch
Carolyn M. Entelisano, Mohawk Valley Community College - Utica Branch
Matthew J. Betzenhauser, masonic medical research labs

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Analysis of the Drosophila melanogaster wnt5 Mutant’s Behavior towards Carbon Dioxide and Apple Cider Vinegar

Kendra L. Andrew, The College at Brockport

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Assessing attentional biases in bereaved individuals using the dot-probe paradigm

Melissa C. Siller

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Assessing Perceptions and Attitudes of the United States Health Care System and Reform

Sarah Hussain, University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Assessing the Efficiency of an Anaerobic Digester through Food Waste Derived Feedstocks

Jenny R. Frank, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Associations Between Oral and Systemic Health in Long-term Care Residents

Summar S. Amin

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Attachment Styles and Social Media Use

Christina Marquez, SUNY Purchase
Yanine Hess, SUNY Purchase

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Big Data in Transit

James W. Corpening, Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo State College

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Buzz Bark: From Traditional Illustration to Interactive App

Sarah L. Rose, SUNY Oswego

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Capillary Condensation Transitions and Meniscus: Parallel Planes, Nanotubes, and Wedge

Dylan J. McIntyre, SUNY Oswego
Nicholas C. Jira, SUNY Oswego

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Characterization and Identification of Isaria fumosorosea metabolite

Velisha Guillaume, SUNY New Paltz

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Community Mobilization of a Small Town during the AIDS Epidemic

Leah Ferentinos, SUNY Binghamton

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Computer Simulation of Some Natural Sciences Problems in Virtual Lab

Daniel A. Sturniolo Mr., SUNY at Fredonia

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Concept formation in young children: categorization of complex, asymmetric and impossible figures

Shay O'Leary, SUNY New Paltz

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Constructing Activity-Mobility Patterns of Students Based On UB (University at Buffalo) Card Transactions

Xiao Li, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Nicholas Delgobbo, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Kwangil Suh, University at Buffalo, SUNY
jingyan yang, University at Buffalo, SUNY

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Cross-Cultural Differences in Attitudes Toward Altruism, Forgiveness and Gratitude

Felicia M. Schiefer, State University of New York at Fredonia
Gabriella B. Pietropaolo, State University of New York at Fredonia
Curtis M. Wojcik, State University of New York at Fredonia

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Detection and Analysis of Gasoline Residues on Household Samples by Using Gas Chromatography

Michael J. Swierczynski Jr, Buffalo State College
Kelly Grau, Buffalo State College
Joonyeong Kim, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Developing an effective route for education in wind renewable energy

Tamunotonye Jack, Farmingdale State University of New York
Juana De Las Mercedes, Farmingdale State University of New York

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Developing Pedagogical Content Knowledge In Preschool Physical Education Field Experience: Managing Behaviors or Teaching Skill?

Abigail Stewart, SUNY Cortland

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Development and curation of an osteological collection

eric w. schultz, suny empire state college

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Development and Identification of Soybean Plants with an Increased Tolerance to Osmotic Stress

Emily A. Norton, SUNY Cobleskill
Amanda Rhodes, SUNY Cobleskill

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Does Perceived Attractiveness Depend on Who Else You Recently Saw?

Scott Niedopytalski, SUNY Purchase College

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Effect of Aspartate Supplementation on Athletic Performance in Young Men

Zach LaMacchia, University at Buffalo SUNY
Peter Horvath, University at Buffalo SUNY
Brian Williams, University at Buffalo SUNY

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Effect of histone deacetylase inhibition on radiosensitivity of primary human fibroblasts following charged particle irradiation

Jonathan M. Millings, Suffolk County Community College
Benjamin Daniels, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Leonard Chavannes, SUNY Old Westbury
Lucia Kolodiuk, SUNY Stony Brook
Katherine Z. Salidad, SUNY Stony Brook
Alicia M. Johnson, Biosciences-Brookhaven National Laboratory
Deborah Keszenman, Biosciences-Brookhaven National Laboratory
Paul F. Wilson Jr., Biosciences-Brookhaven National Laboratory
Paula Bennett, Biosciences-Brookhaven National Laboratory

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Effects of the Bridges to Baccalaureate Program on Student Success

Sarah J. Hohmann, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Examining Neurophysiological Responses to Attachment-Related Stimuli in Grieving Individuals

Jasmine Fay, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

EXIST: Working Collaboratively in an E-Publishing Environment

Brigid Munafo, SUNY Oswego
Ashley Bennett, SUNY Oswego
Connor DeHaan, SUNY Oswego
Mackenzie Gillett, SUNY Oswego
Katelyn Cardone, SUNY Oswego
Samuel Castaldo, SUNY Oswego
Kimberly Markell, SUNY Oswego
Kristy Benicase, SUNY Oswego
Gina Fargnoli, SUNY Oswego

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Factors Affecting Prenatal Care in Rural, Low-Income Neighborhoods

Maria G. Gonzalez, SUNY Potsdam

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Functional Diversity of Understory Shrubs along an Elevation Gradient in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil

Dario Caminha Paiva, State University of New York college at Oswego

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Generating a Novel Soybean Cultivar with Resistance to Nematode Infection and High Performance in Adverse Conditions by Overexpressing Cysteine Protease Inhibitor 1

Thien D. Luu, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
Timothy DeMarsh, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Getting it Up: Improving the HPV Vaccine Uptake Among Male College Students

Samantha A. Glassman, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE AT CORTLAND

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Graphic Flash: A Multimedia Collaborative Digital Project

Melissa Gottlieb, SUNY Oswego
Mackenzie Gillett, SUNY Oswego
Guilherme Ribeiro De Assis, SUNY Oswego
Sarah Rose, SUNY Oswego
Connor DeHaan, SUNY Oswego
Ashley Bennett, SUNY Oswego

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

High Mobility Group B Proteins Modulate histone Methylation in Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts

Oluwatoyosi A. Awotorebo, Suffolk County Community College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

High Performance Nanostructured Organic/Inorganic Hybrids for Functional Applications

Sharon Lin, SUNY Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

How has DNA identification and forensic science changed criminal investigations over time?

Jessica James, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

How Prepared are Teacher Candidates for Technology in the Classroom?

Daniel Klein, SUNY Buffalo State

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

How the Cellular Environment Influences Hybrid Duplex Conformation

Pakinee Phromsiri, The College at Brockport
Stephanie R. Gill, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Hydrodynamics of a River Undergoing Environmental Restoration: Buffalo River, Buffalo, Ny

Matthew P. Kraft, Buffalo State College

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Identification of Possible and Impossible Depicted Objects in Young Children

Julie A. Planke, SUNY New Paltz

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Implementation of Stored Waveform Inverse Fourier Transform (SWIFT) at the LEBIT Facility

Daniel P. Burdette, The College at Brockport

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Improving Production Capacity in a Facility with Workers with Differential Abilities

Daniel A. Everett, SUNY Maritime College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

In Moving Color: Motion Controlled Art Program

Adam M. Doktor, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Influence of Lightning Polarity and Convective Processes on Flash Flood Severity

Amanda L. Burke, The College at Brockport

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Invasive Species Offer Less Resources for Native Insects

Lauren Grunzweig, Buffalo State

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Investigation of Transliteration Algorithm Operation in Real Time for Augmented Reality

Jon L. Battison, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Leading the Way: Transfer Students Connect to Purchase College by Taking Action

Paul J. Vespo Jr., SUNY Purchase
Sullybeth Rivera, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Malaclemys Terrapin Eggs as Potential Nitrogen Supply for Ammophila Breviligulata

Madalyn Faye Forte, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Malware Analysis: A Different Approach

Thomas K. Stachowski, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Meprin Alpha Mediates CCL2 Activity in Murine Bone Marrow Cells Using a Model of Chemotherapy

Maria Sena, Jamestown Community College
Faoud Ishmael, Pennsylvamia State College of Medicine
Jacqueline M. Crisman

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Modeling a Detection of internally reflected Cherenkov light (DIRC) Particle Detector for High-Multiplicity Collisions

Wilka T. Carvalho, Stony Brook University

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Need for Cognition, Tolerance for Ambiguity, and Need for Closure between Majors

Zachary T. Longo Mr., SUNY Cortland
Kathy Tota Ms., SUNY Cortland
Nansi E. Has Ms., SUNY Cortland

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Optical Micromanipulation of Birefringent Objects with Beams with Polarization Singularities

Ann E. O'Brien, State University of New York at New Paltz

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Personality Differences between Physical Education and Psychology Majors at SUNY Cortland

Kathlyn M. Parrish, SUNY Cortland
Catherine P. Miller, SUNY Cortland

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Possibility for Climate Influence on Flood Recurrence in the North Eastern Unites States

Grant R. Barney, The College at Brockport

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Predator Recognition in Captive Tadjik Markhor (Capra falconeri heptneri): Implications for Reintroduction

Laura R. LaBarge, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Protecting Open-Air Microalgal Culture Ponds from Zooplankton Contamination

Sara Lawler, SUNY Fredonia

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Quasar Emission Line Variability from Hubble Space Telescope Archive Data

Kasey M. Hogan, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Race of Observer May Mediate Verbal Overshadowing Effects

Cassandra C. Kolock, Brockport College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Racial Microaggressions: How They Impact On College Students’ Perceptions of the Campus Climate

Juliana H. Wintrob, SUNY New Paltz

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Relations Between Age and Internal Locus of Control, Academic Self-Efficacy, and Effective Study Habits in College Students

Nichole A. Whiteford, State University of New York at Fredonia

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Reproductive Control by Past Sexual Partners and Young Women's Sexual Health Outcomes

Brittany L. Beach, SUNY Geneseo

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Reversible Self-Assembly of Fluorescein Amyloid Beta Peptides over Gold Colloids

Christa D. Catalfamo, SUNY Geneseo

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Sex-based Differences in C. elegans Responsiveness to Aversive Stimuli

Ronald Aaron S. Bola, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Michelle C. Krzyzanowski, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Jordan F. Wood, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Douglas S. Portman Ph.D., University of Rochester
Denise M. Ferkey Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Size Divergence of Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)

Yuleisy V. Lanns, Suffolk County Community College

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Solvation Dynamics of Coumarin 153 in Binary Solvents

Stephanie Robillard, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Static Force Analysis of a Wing Strut for the Cessna 172 Skyhawk

Kristen Egan, Monroe Community College
Katie Eberhart, Monroe Community College

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Study of the Unknown Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) contained within Legionella pneumophila (Lpn) Biofilms.

Casey P. Peterson, SUNY Cortland

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Sustainable Approaches to Food Production

Kelley Mosher, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Rebecca Oaks, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Phillip Chan, University at Buffalo, State University of New york
Amanda Low, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Synthesis of Cyclopropyl Inhibitors of Invertebrate Sterol Metabolism

Danielle R. Berry, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
José-Luis Giner, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Synthesis, Crystallographic Characterization and Computational Study of Two Polymorphs of 5,6-Dimethyl-2-(pyridin-2-yl)-1-[(pyridin-2-yl)methyl]-1Hbenzimidazole

Matthew DeStefano, State University of New York-College at Geneseo

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM

The Abundance and Characteristics of Aquatic Tree Hole Communities In Three German Forests

Roodline Cineus, SUNY Oswego

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Dissolution of Tremolite Asbestos in Artificial Lysosomal Fluid

Benjamin Bertram Seiderman, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Effect of Neuropeptide Y on Food-Induced Reinstatement and Vocalization in Rats

Sarah J. Perrotta, University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Effect of Race on Mentees’ Experience of Mentoring

Nedinia Lopez, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Effect of Vitamin k2 on ATP Production in CHO Cells Transfected with siRNA for UBiAD1

Tracy Scott, Tompkins-Cortland Community College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Effects of Curriculum Reform on New York State Public High School Teachers

Jessica L. Gallagher, SUNY New Paltz

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Effects of Graphic Design on Socioeconomic Status

Brooke E. LeBeau, University at Buffalo
Samantha L. Romand, University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Effects of Regular Massage Therapy on Various Physical Ailments

Paula Scheftic, Morrisville State College
Traci Maxwell, Morrisville State College
John Posson, Morrisville State College
Jonathan Cloutier, Morrisville

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Impact of Augmentative and Alternative Communication Use on Parent-Child Relationships

Grace Bonasera, SUNY Fredonia
Alexandra Shanahan, SUNY Fredonia

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Lieder of Mathilde von Kralik, newly discovered

Sean Fahy, SUNY Potsdam
Donald George, SUNY Potsdam

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Role of Speech Experience on Cue Trading in Parakeets

Daniel L. E. Carter, University At Buffalo
Alyssa D. Tronolone, University at Buffalo
Kanwal Asif, University at Buffalo
Ann Cheruvil, University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Significance of the Nuclear Gene, SGS1, in Mitochondrial Genome Stability in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

Kathryn C. Wershing, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

The Students' Live Blog

Ewurabena Ashun, Buffalo State College

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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Thin Film Solar Cells: Enhancing Efficiency using Various Nanoparticles

Martin A. Dann, SUNY Oswego

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Towards Identifying the Antimicrobial Action of Maximin 3 From Bombina maxima Using GROMACS

Thomas H. Lipscomb, State University of New York at Purchase

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Transformation of Soy (Glycine max) for Heightened Expression of the SIZ1 Gene

Tim DeMarsh, SUNY Cobleskill
Thien D. Luu, SUNY Cobleskill

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Understanding the Different Ecological Roles of Three Tilapia Species in Lake Turkana, Kenya

Taylor R. Bouraad, SUNY Stony Brook

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Using a Cooling Fin's Temperature Gradient to Detect Water Levels

Michael E. Velazquez, SUNY Maritime College
Matthew Baisley, SUNY Maritime College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Using Brookhaven National Laboratory's electric vehicle fleet as grid support

Yao Aleke, Suffolk County Community College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

VALLEY GLACIER RESPONSE TO LATE HOLOCENE CLIMATE CHANGE: THE ROLE OF GLACIER GEOMETRY AND FOREFIELD CHARACTERISTICS IN INFLUENCING THE MAGNITUDE OF ADVANCES

Shawn P. Taylor, SUNY Cortland

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Water Elevation Changes in the Fox River, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Brandon S. Franks, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

"When it rains, it pours," A Precipitation Investigation of Fredonia, New York

Christopher Shartrand, SUNY Fredonia

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Within-compound associations in cue competition and retrosepective revaluation

Cameo Perry, The College at Brockport
Katherine Hawes, The College at Brockport
James E. Witnauer, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

2:00 PM

A Case Study of the Long Island Pine Barrens pertaining to Groundwater, Groundwater Contamination and the Benefits of Preservation in Suffolk County, New York

John F. Flood Jr., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

A Survey of Game-theoretic Models in Natural Disaster and Terrorism Research

Laura C. Devine, SUNY Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

A Survey of Mosquito Populations for Evidence of Lateral Gene Transfer.

Andrew Becker, Jamestown Community College
Jacqueline M. Crisman, Jamestown Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Adolescent Rats Develop Habitual Responding More Slowly Than Do Adults

Michael D. Fager, Binghamton University

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

An Examination of the Female Gender Role in Video Games and Related Media

Mohamed Sadek, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT FREDONIA

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Analysis of Borrelia in Lipotena cervi (Deer Keds) as a Model of Infection in the White Tailed Deer Population of New York State.

Zachary Jackson, Jamestown Community College
Chelea Cotter, Jamestown Community College
Jacqueline M. Crisman, Jamestown Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Antimicrobial Effects of Essential Oils on Staphylococcus aureus

MacKenzie Bryant, SUNY Alfred State College
Katelynn Andera, SUNY Alfred State College
Bryan D. Monesson-Olson, SUNY Alfred State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Antioxidants Boost Male Fertility: The Role of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in Modulating Fertility and Sperm Viability in Drosophila melanogaster

MIN KYUNG SHIN, LaGuardia Community College
Weily Lang, LaGuardia Community College
Jon Rodriguez, LaGuardia Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Anxiety and Self-reliance on Substance Use and Treatment Seeking Attitudes

Jamie S. Glass, Purchase College, SUNY

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Bioethics Questions Raised by Transgenic Experimentation and Science Fiction Literature

Melinda P. Murcin, Genesee Community College
Jennifer Smith, Genesee Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Can CBA/CaJ Mice Discriminate Among Renditions of Ultrasonic Vocalizations Within a Defined Category?

Amanda Russo, SUNY Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Can music be used to reduce racial bias?

Ainigriv Morrison, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Centimeter- To Meter-Scale Structural and Petrographic Variations in a 3-D Exposure in the Migmatite Granite Complex, Southern Maine

Brandon D. Luther, Buffalo State College
Gary S. Solar, Buffalo State College
Paul B. Tomascak, SUNY Oswego

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Changes in adult blood pressure associated with modernization on islands of Ambae, Aneityum, and Efate in the Republic of Vanuatu: 2007-2011.

Giavana M. Buffa, SUNY Binghamton

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Chemical Production of Kopi Luwak

Sophie I. LaRohcelle, SUNY Cobleskill
Hanyue Tang, SUNY Cobleskill
Hao Dong, SUNY Cobleskill
Xin Zhou, SUNY Cobleskill
Jiayu Chen, SUNY Cobleskill
Honglin Ouyang, SUNY Cobleskill

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Chemical Stratification and Mercury Distribution of Meromictic Glacial Lake

Asante L. Holder, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Chidera's Personal Art Collection

Chidera V. Joseph, Onondaga Community College

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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Competing Identities in Federico García Lorca's Spain

Blake Cooper, SUNY University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

DC Comic Design in PyGame

Antoine Darnell Williams, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Design To Reduce Corrosion Of A Marine Winch Brake

Nathaniel Mucke, SUNY Maritime College
Bruce O'Connor, SUNY Maritime College
Phil Velazquez, SUNY Maritime College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Determination of Hydraulic Resistance of Endovascular Stents

Asmah Shafie, SUNY University at Buffalo
Nalini Gadkary, SUNY University at Buffalo
Nikita Kumar, SUNY University at Buffalo
Erin Giangreco, SUNY University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Determining the Presence of Sexual Dimorphism in the Species Pseudoboa nigra.

Jamal Omar Lavine, SUNY Oswego
Paolo Mauricio Almeida Guimarães Reis, Federal University of São Francisco Valley (UNIVASF)
Rafael Damasceno Fernandes Coelho, Federal University of São Francisco Valley (UNIVASF)
Leonardo Barros Ribeiro, Federal University of São Francisco Valley (UNIVASF)
Patricia Nicola, Federal University of São Francisco Valley (UNIVASF)
Cleane Medeiros, SUNY Oswego

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Developing an Essential Oil-Based Antibiotic: A Novel Solution to the Treatment of Mastitis in Organic Dairy Cows

Emberstar S. Wakefield, SUNY Potsdam

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Development of a Soil Phosphorus Rapid Field Analysis Method and Application to Archaeological Sites

Elizabeth M. Kreppel, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Discovery of Novel Virus Sequences in a Flea Transcriptome

Garrett R. Evans, University at Buffalo

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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Does Experience with Caregiving, Informal Helping, and Family Health History Predict Who Volunteers in Healthcare?

Theresa Yera, SUNY at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Dose Response Effect of Caffeine on Appetite Sensations and Mood

Faryal Sahibzada, SUNY University at Buffalo
Leah Panek, SUNY University at Buffalo
Erin O'Brien, SUNY University at Buffalo
Edison Soon, SUNY University at Buffalo
Jennifer L. Temple PhD, SUNY University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Dysregulation of Iron Metabolism in X-Adrenoleukodystrophy

Lauren Carnevale, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Bradley A. Blansky, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Escherichia coli as a detection and killing system against pathogenic microbes and implications towards antibiotic therapy

Maryam Ige, SUNY Stony Brook
Janki Patel, SUNY Stony Brook
Helen Liu, SUNY Stony Brook

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Experience Performing Actions and Object Perception: Are Gun Experts or Novices More Likely to See a Gun When Holding One?

Kasey L. Bury, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Expression of the inhibitory receptor subunit GABAA α2 in neurons and glia of zebrafish embryos

Jose L. Vazquez, SUNY Alfred State College
Katelynn M. Andera, SUNY Alfred State College
MacKenzie M. Bryant, SUNY Alfred State College
Derek J. Fuerch, SUNY Alfred State College
Brianna D. Kelly, SUNY Alfred State College
Victoria C. Marte, SUNY Alfred State College
Ilsa S. Miller, SUNY Alfred State College
Kayla M. Murray, SUNY Alfred State College
Caitlin M. Ryan, SUNY Alfred State College
Daniel R. Turkewitz, SUNY Alfred State College
Kayla M. Washington, SUNY Alfred State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Expression of WHAsi from the Non-coding Strand of the Woodchuck Hepatitis Virus

Chelsea Maceda, Tompkins-Cortland Community College
Vladimir Leshkevich, Tompkins-Cortland Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

“Faunal Indicators of Hydrologic Change in Restored Wetlands Related to Climate Change”

Jenn L. Curry, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Former International Students at SUNY Fredonia

MINJU KIM

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Gait Lab Validation of Direct Force Measurement in a Transfemoral Prosthesis

Dewayne L. Garner Jr, Onondaga Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Gender Differences in the Use and Abuse of Weight-Loss Substances

Juweria Dahir, University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Geoarchaeological Investigations in WNY Using Ground Penetrating Radar

Trevor W. Jennings, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

George Grenville

Caleb Follmer, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

GIS Modeling of Aquaculture Site in Long Island Sound for Nutrient Bio-extraction

Daniel J. Koval, Purchase College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Growth and Optical Properties of YFe2O4 Thin Films

Joshua P. Hinz, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Hijab, religiosity, and mental health in Muslim women in the United States

Qurat-ul-ain Gulamhussein, Stony Brook University

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

How Equine Assisted Therapy Can Improve the Quality of Life for Individuals Diagnosed with Autism, Ages 2-18

Haley Haggerty

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

How Osmolytes Affect the Stability of GNRA Hairpins.

Kaethe N. Leonard, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Inducing RNAi by feeding

Jinming Guan, SUNY cobleskill
Yunru Jiang, SUNY cobleskill
Siyuan Yang, SUNY cobleskill

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Investigation into the Effectiveness of a Solar-Thermal clothes dryer with Exhaust Heat Recovery

Brian C. Mothon, SUNY Alfred State College
Zachary A. Hale, SUNY Alfred State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Isolation of Magnetotatic Bacteria from a Graphite Mine in Upstate New York

Jeremy G. Monroe, SUNY Adirondack Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs among School-Aged Children Regarding School Food

Hayley M. Davis, SUNY Potsdam

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Associated with Parkinson's Disease

Arezo Aziz, Suffolk County Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Membrane Heat Pump for Combined Sensible and Latent Cooling

Josh Kerr, Alfred State
Zack Pettenatti, Alfred State
Tyler Whitesel, Alfred State
James Daum, Alfred State
Jon Owejan Dr.

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Mentoring Provides Effective Support for Freshmen College Students

Erica V. Sheridan, Purchase College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Modeling of group 10-based metallo-organic potential catalysts, using DFT

Matthew C. Ellis, SUNY College at Cortland

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Modulation of Progesterone Receptor Activity Treated with Conjugated Estrogen and Bazedoxifene

Eunna Huh, SUNY Fredonia

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Monitoring the Planned Restoration of Streambeds following Damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee

Barbara L. Brabetz, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
Daniel C. Frank, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
Peter Nichols, Schoharie County Soil and Water Conservation District
Edward J. Stander, SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Morphing Wing Aircraft Using Piezoelectric Actuators

Walker T. Gosrich, SUNY University at Buffalo
Javier C. Yu, SUNY University at Buffalo
Daniel A. Buckmaster, SUNY University at Buffalo
Alberto Padovan, SUNY University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Nitrous Oxide Detection in Dental Operatories

Nazia Hasan, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Stephen Schneider, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Gaurang Dimri, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Paleotemperature of the Redwater Shale Member of the Sundance Formation Based on Oxygen Isotopes

Owen Cowling, SUNY Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Pay It Forward

Tomasilienne T. Lewis-Jones, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Pleistocene-Holocene Trace Fossils in Lacustrine Glacial Lake Strata, Geneseo River Valley, New York

William Barnes, SUNY Geneseo
Marley Bladis, SUNY Geneseo
Matthew Dibiase, SUNY Geneseo
Kendall FitzGerald, SUNY Geneseo
Anton Gruning, SUNY Geneseo
Davitia James, SUNY Geneseo
Ryan Kalish, SUNY Geneseo
Amara Kattrein, SUNY Geneseo
Anne Kelly, SUNY Geneseo
Matthew Nigro, SUNY Geneseo
Abigail Smith, SUNY Geneseo
Brennan Voorheis, SUNY Geneseo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Potential Energy Calculations for Water Adsorption on Poly (methyl methacrylate)

Mateusz J. Zuba, SUNY Oswego

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Qinghai Province and the Question of Chinese Rural Women’s Land Ownership Rights

Daniel P. Loebell, SUNY University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Quantifying Forces on Strongly Absorbing Materials Rotating in Optical Traps

Ryan Kropas, SUNY New Paltz
Emily Sobel, SUNY New Paltz

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Relationship between Estimations and Actual Physical Activity in College Students

Margaret T. Wall, SUNY Potsdam

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Responses to Violence Against Women Awareness Posters: Are Graphic Images Disempowering?

Valerie R. Marchesi, SUNY Geneseo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Romantic Relationships and Commitment

Lia A. Monteleone, SUNY Purchase
Yanine Hess, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Securing communication within a network by leveraging Internet Protocol Security Tunnels

Dilan Samarasinghe, State University of New York at Albany

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Self-monitoring and the Initiation of Long and Short-term Romantic Relationships

Maria Keller, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

SEM Analysis of Turtle Embryogenesis

Karina Cruz, SUNY Oswego

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Shapeshifter of Py

Steven D. Maciejewski, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Solubility of Mineral Salts in Binary Solvent Systems of Nonionic Surfactants and Water

Peter McGarvey, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK BROCKPORT

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Statewide Department of Transportation Response to Climate Change Policies

Jennifer R. Perry, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

SUNY-ESF Engineering for a Sustainable Society: Changing the World One Community at a Time

Benjamin S. Taylor, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Swallowwort: Analyzing the effects of a twining invasive forb in two Monroe County Parks

Scott Ward, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Synthesis and Photophysical Investigations of Polynuclear Rhenium(I) Compounds Containing Bridging Imine Donors

Patricia N. Johnson, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Tap-A-Mole

David J. Dulski, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Effect of Limonene on the Biodegradation of Phenanthrene and Polystyrene by Pseudomonas putida and aeruginosa

Richard F. Hilliard, Tompkins-Cortland Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Efficiency of Sexual Assault Services Globally

Sarah M. Johnson, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Function of Neural Synchrony Between Speakers and Listeners During Language Comprehension

Stanley Beauvoir, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Impact of Electron Beam Pre-treatment on the Fermentation of Wood-based Sugars

Charlene E. Grabowski, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Impact of Self-Handicapping in Strategic Board Games Upon New Player’s Experiences

Laura Kopczynski, SUNY New Paltz
Emily Smith, SUNY New Paltz

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Influence of Carbohydrate Plus Protein Supplementation on Markers of Exercise Induced Muscle Damage

Adam Szczupakowski, The College at Brockport
Michael Gallivan, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Influence of Carbohydrate vs. Carbohydrate plus Protein Supplementation on Muscle Force Production After Exercise Induced Muscle Damage

Michael Gallivan, The College at Brockport
Adam Szczupakowski, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Influence of Osmolytes on the Stability of UNCG Hairpins

Michelle Whittum, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Interplay of Science Education and Cultural Context

Antara Majumar, University at Buffalo
Sushmita Gelda, University at Buffalo

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Lying Game: The Role of Acting Experience in Lie Detection

Kathleen E. Dengler, SUNY Purchase

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Role of Dystroglycan in Central Nervous System Myelination

Beverly Goldsmith, Suffolk County Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Role of GAD-65 in Incubation of Fear Memories

Peter R. Zambetti, University at Albany, State University of New York
Natalie Odynocki, University at Albany, State University of New York

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Role of the Nuclear Gene RAD1 in the Stability of the Mitochondrial Genome in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Amber Altrieth, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Role of the Nuclear Genes KU70 and KU80 in the Stability of the Mitochondrial Genome in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Amber Blidy, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Role of the RCK/p54 Nuclear Localization Signals on Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Samantha L. Kahn, SUNY at Albany

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong: The Protestors' Demands For Democracy

Juliana H. Wintrob, SUNY New Paltz

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Zombie Game with a twist

Rafi Safwan, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Training for the Long Term: An Education with Child Welfare Specialization or On the Job Training?

Kelly L. Forstbauer, SUNY Fredonia
Kathryn N. Oakes, SUNY Fredonia
Daniel G. Galusha, SUNY Fredonia
Antonio Regulier, SUNY Fredonia

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Transmission of Streptococcus equi by fomites among stabled horses

Shana R. Vitouski, SUNY Adirondack Community College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Type-O's

Andrew J. Wagner, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Unmanned Surface Vehicles for Freighters

Thiru Vikram Suresh, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Daniel M. Hall, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Ajit Bhat, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Using numerical methods to simulate Newtonian mechanics in video games

Timothy J. Dougherty, Student of SUNY Oswego

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Victim-Blaming Across Cultures

Hannah Sonner, The College at Brockport

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Working Memory in Typically Developing Adolescents

Hayley Payne, Buffalo State College

SERC House of Fields

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM