AJAS 2018 -- Research Titles by State   

 

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Meghana

Bollimpalli

AR

Catalytically Converting Waste Carbon Dioxide into Commercially Useful Molecules

Qing Qing

He 

CO-WY

Constructing Plasmids for "Fluorescent Mice"

Stefan

Abi-Karam

FL

Creating a System for Cheap Distributed Landmine Sensing Using GPS and GSM

Helen

Hu

IA

Effects of Pretreatment on the Pyrolysis of Mixed Solid Wastes

David

Kim

IA

Improving Traffic Efficiency at T-Junctions

Samaksh

Goyal

IL

Brown Adipose Tissue Has Shown to Have a Greater Presence in the Human Body

Caroline

Pitts

IN

Operant and Pavlovian Conditioning in Planarian Flatworms

Anthony

Weng

IN

Monitoring Drought Conditions in the Sequoia National Forest in California 

Thomas

Lushington

KS

Seeking ALS Cures with Accelerated Protein Dynamics Simulations of TDP-43

Frances 

Parker

KS

Seeking ALS Cures with Accelerated Protein Dynamics Simulations of TDP-43

Agharnan

Gandhi

KY

Development and Optimization of an Ex Vivo Perfusion System

Betty

Ngo

KY

Perfectionism and Body Image Dissatisfaction in Adolescents 

Nina

Render

KY

Exploring Antibiotic Resistance with Hospital-Grade Hand Sanitizers

Gregory

Schwartz

KY

Computer Simulation of Genetically Modified Aedes aegypti Release Methods

Allison

Tu

KY

Enhancing Immunogenicity of Embryonic Stem Cells by Expression of GMCSF

Snigdha

Allaparthi

MA

Understanding RNA Processing Changes Due to FUS in ALS Patient Cells

Joshua

Choi

MA

Defying Death:  Antibacterial Resistance of E. coli to G418 Sulfate

Joseph

Farah

MA

Analysis of High Redshift Radio Galaxies with Midrange Spectral Indices at z~6

Kevin

Hu

MA

Unsupervised Analysis of Gene Expression in Neurological Animal Models

Emma

Kelly

MA

The Mystery of Fallopian Tube Cancer

Cheaheon

Lim

MA

Freshwater Oil Spills: Effects on Daphnia magna

Evan

Mizerak

MA

Epigenetic Regulation of Heritable Fertility Trends in D. melanogaster

Joshua

Powers

MA

Identifying and Characterising Unknown Bacterium of the Charles River.

Christine

Schremp

MA

Toxicity of Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles

Charles

Xu

MA

The Effect of Varying CO2 Concentrations on the Alkenone Paleoclimate Proxy

Mary

Zgurzynski

MA

The Effect of Glyphosate on the Navigation of Apis mellifera

Dustin

Bax

MO

Myco-Support: Investigating Companion Cultivation with Fungi and Plants

Vincent

Khor

MO

The Effects of Extraocular Blue-Enriched LEDs on Human Reaction Time

Niel

Mondava

MT

Characterization and Testing of Compounds Produced by A. turcosus that Target Cancer-Associated Pathways

Zoe

Peach-Riley

MT

A Novel Method for Inexpensive Antibiotic Mechanism of Action Determination

Gabrielle

Adams

NC

The Efficacy of Nelatonin as an Anxiolytic Treatment in Stressed Zebrafish

Anthony

Ayers

NC

Multirotor Velocity: Propeller vs Pitch

Matthew

Bailey

NC

Oligochaete Populations in Transylvania County Trout Streams: A Risk Assessment 

Hunter

Bishop

NC

Cultivating Arthrospira platensis with Mars Regolith Simulant and Urine Simulant

Andrew

Chun

NC

An Optimal Fiber Optics Solution for Potentially Detecting Earth-like Planets

Alex

Eberhadt

NC

Cultivating Arthrospira platensis with Mars Regolith Simulant and Urine Simulant

Sara

Megown

NC

The Antifungal Effects of Plant Extracts on Candida albicans

John

Nguyen

NC

Oligochaete Populations in Transylvania County Trout Streams:  A Risk Assessment

Rohan

Patel

NC

Protein-Specific Inhibition on the Multixenobiotic Resistance of D. magna

Aarushi

Patil

NC

Environmental & Dietary Interventions in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ana

Ratanaphruks

NC

When Van Gogh Meets Einstein: Sequential Self-Folding Origami Using Polystyrene

Danial

Shen

NC

Micro Optics to Improve Illumination Uniformity for LED-based Luminaires

Julia

Short

NC

Extraction of Aluminum from Coal Ash

Aidan

Spradlin

NC

An Evaluation of Thermally Polluted Lakes for the Presence of Naegleri fowleri via PCR

Bryce

Spradlin

NC

An Evaluation of Thermally Polluted Lakes for the Presence of Naegleri fowleri via PCR

Koushik

Sridhar

NC

AzureWare: A Novel Approach for Quantifying Tremors and Progression of Parkinsons

Amirtha

Arun

NE

Investigating the Inhibition of Bacterial Growth by Plant Extracts

Katie

Bathke

NE

The Effects of Basil and Oregano on Xanthomonas vasicola pathovarvasculorum 

Jarrod

Blaser

NE

Water Filtration for Developing Nations

Sophia

Conant

NE

The Effects of e-Cigarette Vapor on Drosophila melanogaster

Marcella

Jurotich

NE

Graph Theory Models Inter-Functional Relationships in Aquatic Ecosystems

Abby

Klammer

NE

The Effects of e-Cigarette Vapor on Drosophila melanogaster

Brittni

McGuire

NE

Investigating Silage as a Preservation Method of Browse

Sydnie

Reeves

NE

The Effect of a Decomposing Odocoileus virginianus on the Surrounding Ecosystem

Daniel

Stara

NE

The Comparison of Acceleration Reduction Methods in Simulated Head and Neck

Brock

Vetick

NE

Effects of Phytohormones on Rhizobacteria and Root Colonization of Zea mays 

Sydney

Williams

NE

The Effect of Temperature on Daphnia magna Heart Rate, Fecundity and Population

Claire

Adner

NH

The Effects of Roundup and Glyphosate on 

C. elegans Population Size

Ethan

Adner

NH

Electrophysiological Activity in Brain Reward Circuit Predicts Rat Estrous Cycle

Matthew

Adner

NH

The Effects of Roundup and Glyphosate on 

C. elegans Population Size

Katherine

Axelrod

NH

Optimization of RNA Extracton and cDNA Synthesis in C. elegans

Fiona

Barthel

NH

Generational Effects of a Commercial Glyphosate-based Herbicide on C. elegans

Sophia

Bridge

NH

Toxicity of Aspartame Studied in C. elegans

Katherine

Duan

NH

The Impact of Rodeo, Glyphosate and POEA on Daphnia magna

Emma

Herndon

NH

Generational Effects of a Commercial Glyphosate-based Herbicide on C. elegans

Zachariah

Herndon

NH

Detecting the Adulteration of Non-GMO Corn and Soy with GMO Products

Eden Anne

Kaur Bauer

NH

Impact of Frequently Used Antihistamines on Memory in Behaviorally Trained C. elegans

Alexander

Kish

NH

The Impact of Rodeo, Glyphosate, and POEA on Daphnia magna

Leanna

Kish

NH

The Impact of Rodeo, Glyphosate, and POEA on Daphnia magna

Andrew

Kotz

NH

Detecting the Adulteration of Non-GMO Corn and Soy with GMO Products

Rain

Liu

NH

Examining the Individual and Combined Effects of Roundup's Disclosed Ingredients

Maxine

Park

NH

Examining the Individual and Combined Effects of Roundup's Disclosed Ingredients

Saia

Patel

NH

Survival Rates in Wild-Type & DAF-2 C. elegans Exposed to Acute Heat/Cold Shock

Eleanor

Press

NH

Exposure of Daphnia magna to BPA

Mikey

Rieger

NH

A Study of NaNO2 Effects on C. elegans

Sam

Seelig

NH

Detecting the Adulteration of Non-GMO Corn and Soy with GMO Products

Irina

Stan

NH

How Febreze and Acetaldehyde Affect the Survival of Daphnia magna

Cecilia

Sweeney

NH

Exposure of Daphnia magna to BPA

Fiona

Sweeney

NH

The Effects of Microbiome Diversity on C. elegans Strains with HIF Mutations

Anna

Testorf

NH

Toxicity of Aspartame Studied in C. elegans

Emma

Tysinger

NH

The Effect of Temperature on Developmental and Survival Behaviors over Multiple Generations of C. elegans

Miriam

Viazmenski

NH

Examining the Individual and Combined Effects of Roundup's Disclosed Ingredients

Sathya

Edamadaka

NJ

"Virtually Perfect" Photovoltaic Cells: A Novel and Adaptive Approach to Modeling Quantum Dot Templates Optimized for Varied Light Conditions

Lucia

Tian

NJ

The Effect of Humanoid Robot Movement on Emotional Reactions of STEM-Focused Students

Erica

Wu

NJ

Sewer Electricity: A Microbial Fuel Cell Powered by Sludge

Eric

Brand

NY

Back Rx Exercise Delivered Through Web-Based Application for Discogenic Back

Madeline

Foley

NY

Associations of State-Level Rates of Depression and Fatal Opioid Overdose

Marti

Gendel

NY

Epigenetics Studies of Black Spruce at Arctic Treeline

Michael

Maffezzoli

NY

Raman Spectra of Magnetic Garnet Crystals with and Without Magnetic Fields

Leonidas

Pappajohn

NY

Protein Response Suggests Priming in Smooth Cordgrass

David

Sandoz

NY

Possible Trigger Mechanisms for the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

Michael

Castellanos

OH

Comparing the Yield and Cytotoxicity of NK Cells Expanded with Different Feeders

Anish

Ganesh

OH

A Study of Synergy Between Cdk5 and TGF-Beta Inhibitors in Pediatric Tumors

Rahul

Jagetia

OH

Effect of Empennages on Aircraft Drag, Lift, and Efficiency

Nipun

Jayatissa

OH

Engineering of 3D Printed Polymer Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Regeneration

Sukhmani

Kaur  

OH

Investigation of the Therapeutic Potential of Umbilical Cord Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Tae-Hee

Kim

OH

Dynamic Hydrogel Mechanics for Regulation of Cell Behaviors

Yuanchun

Li

OH

Effect of Ram and Zenith Exposure on the Optical Properties of Polymers in Space

Anika

Rede

OH

Dynamic Manipulation of Breast Cancer Cells Using Micro-Resonators in Biofluids

Ashwin

Veeramani

OH

The Role of HBP7 Protein in Auditory Hair Cell of Zebrafish in Mediating Hearing Function

Wesley

Wolf

OH

The Role of galU, UTP-Glucose-1-Phosphate Uridylyltransferase, in the Protection of P. aeruginosa From Acidified Nitrite Toxicity

Michelle  

Yin

OH

Nanoparticle-mediated Delivery of miR-200c Restricts the Metastatic Ability of TNBC Cells

Minna

Apostolova

OK

Examining the Effects of Environmental Factors on the RNAi Pathway in C. elegans

Braden

Milford

OK

Developing a Bioremediation System for Fire Retardants in Aquatic Environments

Natalia

Orlovsky

PA

Electronic Cigarette Vapor and the Induction of the Xenobiotic Response

Casey

Carter

SC

Enhancing the Biomechanical Design of the Football Helmet (Concussion Prevention) Pt. II 

Venkata

Chaluvadi

SC

Effect of Cations on Triplet Excited States in G-Quadruplexes in Telomeric DNA

Nina

Daneshvar

SC

The Effects of Tension, Curvature, and Lipid Diffusion on Ras Enrichment 

Caitlin

Kunchur

SC

Exposure Response and Noise in a Digital Imaging System

Hailey

Nicks

SC

The Effect of Different Levels of Caffeine on the Growth of Wisconsin Fast Plants

Aman

Pitalia

SC

Application of Benzoic Acid on Microbials Exposed to Antibiotics

Hayden

Spencer

SC

Mitigating the Urban Heat Island Effect by Utilizing Cool Roofing

Samuel

Buckley-Bonanno

SoCA

Stochastic Dynamics in Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamic Systems

Patrick

Liu

SoCA

Personalized Cardiac Monitoring with Real-Time Sensor Systems

Jade

Morris

SoCA

Porcellidiid Copepods Associated with Southern California Hermit Crabs

Anushka

Mukhey

SoCA

Tidal Diversity of Enterococci Bacteria in the Ballona Wetlands Salt Water Marsh

Matthew

Tang

SoCA

Design of Thin Film Nanowrinkled Strain Sensors for a Flexion Assessment Glove

Michelle

Xu

SoCA

Solve Target Mutation-Induced Drug Resistance for HIV-1 Fusion Inhibitors

Adia

Bulawa

TN

Panspermia

Elisabeth

Ellis

TN

The Effects of Medication on Phenotypic Expression of Drosophila melanogaster 

Mudi

Yang

TN

Automation of Pulsar Detection from a 350 MHz Radio Telescope Drift-Scan

Aditya

Arjun

TX

Design of a 3D Printed Hand Prosthesis Actuated by Nylon 6-6 Artificial Muscles

Meena

Hari

TX

Predictive Analytics...to Minimize the Misdiagnoses of Hyperthyroid Patients

Jacob

Mammen

TX

DMD-Associated Cardiomyopathy: A Novel Mode of Cardiac Remodeling

Avha

Mohanty

TX

Evaluating Amino Acid Detection in Drosophila

Ethanial

Moore

TX

Thermoelectric Energy Conservation System of Automotive Waste Heat

Kavya

Muralidhar

TX

It's All in The Gut: A Study to Observe the Effects of Diets on Autism 

Meghana

Nadella

TX

The Novel Use of Nano-Particle Enhanced Magnesium Bentonite Clay

Andrei

Spiride

TX

Dynamic Weight Sensing for a Cost-Effective Assistive Grip Device

Antonio

Uyemura

TX

Alternative Catalyst to the Synthesis of Aspirin

Christian

Valerio

TX

Recursive Sequences of Prime Numbers

Joseph 

Williams

TX

Fibonacci=Money?

Maya

Xia

TX

A Novel Approach to the Study of Mechanisms in Alzheimer's Disease

Phyllis

Zhang

TX

Effects of Co-Overexpressing AVP1 and PP2A-C5 Under Multi-Stress Conditions

Annie

Zhi

TX

Redesigning Microbial Fuel Cells to Increase Practical Applications

Eleanor

Sigrest

VA

All Choked Up

Neha

Hulkund

WA

The Application of Machine Learning Algorithms for Epileptic Seizure Prediction 

Sagarika

Samavedi

WA

A Novel Approach to Designing a Thermostable Cellobiohydrolase 

Eshika

Saxena

WA

Video Signal Amplification for Remote Monitoring of Cardiovascular Health

Sean

Weber

WA

Myco-Treatment of Marine Oil Spills