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DUCURS 2011 Posters

A DEMONSTRATION OF HOW FOOD FUNCTIONS AS AN ESTABLISHING AND ABOLISHING OPERATION WITHIN AN ANLOGUE FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF PROBLEM BEHAVIOR
Anna C. Guth, Maria G. Valdovinos (Mentor) 
Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences

ACTIVITY AND LOCALIZATION OF MALTODEXTRIN BINDING SITE MUTANTS OF GLYCOGEN SYNTHASE IN SACCHOAROMYCES CEREVISIAE
Stephen J. Slade, Keri D. Davis, Wayne A. Wilson (Mentor) 
Biochemistry & Nutrition Department, Des Moines University

ANALYSIS OF AN EXERCISE COUNTERMEASURE TO HINDLIMB UNLOADING IN RATS
Emily R. Garnett, Kathryn C. Welliver, Amanda J. Jepson, Julia A. Moffitt (Mentor)
Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts &  Sciences;  Department of Physiology/Pharmacology, Des Moines University

ANALYSIS OF ANIT-MALARIAL DRUG: CORATUM20/120
Beck Aaron, Alexis Balgeman, Dr. John Gitua (Mentor)
Department of Chemistry; College of Arts & Sciences

ANALYSIS OF ANIT-MALARIAL DRUG: METAKELFIN
Mariamawit Yilma, Dr. John Gitua (Mentor)
Department of Chemistry; College of Arts & Sciences

ANALYSIS OF CANDIDATE GENES THAT SUPPRESS CHROMOSOME, LOSS IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE MUTANTS WITH DEFECTS IN CHROMOSOME TRANSMISSION
Naomi Adjei, Alyssa Ellis, Lanie Feigenbutz, Traci Gwinn, Jim Kolnik, Lindsey Miller, Neel Patel, Kevin Peterson, Alex Richardson, Christine Setsodi, Whitney Michaels, Heidi Sleister (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

ANALYSIS OF EPIGENETIC EFFECTS OF GENISTEIN ON CANCER CELLS IN CULTER
Jonathon Zolkoske, Yutong Kang, Madeleine Hornick, Dr. Pramod B. Mahajan (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical, and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

CARBON SEQUESTRATION IN THE DRAKE PRAIRIE
Carol Kim, Matthew Jurysta, Kathryn Szramek (Mentor), David Courard-Hauri (Mentor)
Environmental Sciences & Policy Program, College of Arts & Sciences

CARBONYL REDUCTION OF BUPROPION IN HUMAN LIVER CYTOSOL
Jillissa C. Molnari, Alan L. Myers (Mentor) 
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

CERVICAL HYPOLORDOSIS: A CASE STUDY REPORT OF TREATMENTS AND OUTCOMES
Emily Zipoy, Matthew Kalapurayil, Rhonda Cross Beemer Ph.D., ATC (Mentor) 
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

CHARACTERIZATION OF A GAMMA TO BETA MUTANT YEAST ACTIN
Rachel Barkley, Peter Rubenstein (Mentor)
Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts &  Sciences;  Department of Biochemistry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF RUNNING AND BASKETBALL EXERCISES ON WII EA SPORTS ACTIVE WITH ACTUAL EQUIVALENTS
Mike R. Bumgarner, David Senchina (Mentor)
Biochemsitry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

COMPARING MODERN AND INDIGENOUS AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS: MONOCULTURE VERSUS POLYCULTURE
Michael Stein, Dr. Nanci Ross (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

COMPARISON OF NINTENDO WII EA ACTIVE TO TRADITIONAL EXERCISES OF BICEPS CURLS AND BODY SQUATS
Caitlin H. Lueck, Rachel C. Bump, Andrew P. Riesberg, Mike Bumgarner, David S. Senchina (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

DETERMINATION OF EXTRA-PAIR FERTILIZATION AND INBREEDING USING MICROSATELLITE GENOTYPING IN A CAPTIVE POPULATION OF ZEBRA FINCHES
Lindsay Miller, Julia Tucci, Debora Christensen (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

DEVELOPMENT OF THERMOCOUPLE DEVICE TO MEASURE ZEBRA FINCH NEST TEMPERATURE DURING INCUBATION
Jordan Heimann, Debora Christensen (Mentor)
Environmental Sciences & Policy Program, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

DISTRIBUTION AND PREVALENCE OF BACTERIA FOUND ON THE DOOR HANDLES OF OLIN HALL DRAKE UNIVERSITY
Moayad Baadhaim, David Kusner, Humayun Ahmed, Chinh Dao (Mentor) 
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

DO SLIGHT ADJUSTMENTS IN SHOE MIDSOLE STIFFNESS AFFECT BARBELL SQUAT AND MAXIMUM VERTICAL JUMP?
Evan A. Enquist, Mike R. Bumgarner, Dustin G. Nesheim, Andrew P. Riesberg, David S. Senchina (Mentor) 
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

DRUG PRODUCTS THAT APPEAR IN THE STOOL OF PATIENTS
Lindsay Snodgrass, Atalie Ferring, Dr. Nita Pandit (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

EFFECT OF LESION OF NUCLEUS SUBPRETECTALIS ON VISUAL DISCRIMINATION IN PIGEONS
Emily Leiker, Katie Goodwin, Olga Lazareva (Mentor), Martin Acerbo (Mentor)
Department of Psychology; College of Arts & Sciences

EFFECT OF NUMBER OF TRACKED OBJECTS ON IMPLICIT RELATIONAL LEARNING IN MULTIPLE-OBJECT TRACKING TASK
Odessa Luna, Olga Lazareva (Mentor), Martin Acerbo (Mentor)
Department of Psychology; College of Arts & Sciences

EFFECT OF SHOE MODEL ON PERCEIVED COMFORT AND STABILITY DURING EXERCISE
Hilary O' Brien, Torey R. Craddock, Rose Magaddino, Evan A. Enquist, David S. Senchina (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

EFFECTS OF ELEVATED POTASSIUM AND MILD ACIDIFICATION ON SKELETAL MUSCLE CONTRACTILITY AND FATIGUE IN XENOPUS LAEVIS
Luke Jensen, Debora Christensen (Mentor)
Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts & Sciences

EFFECTS OF EXOGENOUS ESTROGEN AND TESTOSTERONE ON REPRODUCTIVE STRUCTURES AND SPERMATOGENESIS IN THE MALE MATE
Ben Cooper, Ryan Olney, Debora Christensen (Mentor)
Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts & Sciences

EFFECTS OF GLUTAMINE SUPPLEMENTATION ON MUSCLE FUNCTION IN A MOUSE MODEL OF SPINAL CORD INJURY
Carissa Chamney, Ethan Garrigan, Kimberly Huey (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

EFFECTS OF MENTAL MATH, TEXTING, AND TALKING ON GAIT
Megan A. Lynch, Jackie D. Matsunagea, Elizabeth M. Pace, David S. Senchina (Mentor) 
Health Sciences Program, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

EXPRESSION OF PLANT RECEPTOR-LIKE KINASE LEUCINE RICH REPEAT REGIONS IN E. COLI
Andrea Corns, Emily Heffernen, Ara May Hubbard, Paula Macksey, Kelsey Pigg, Andrew Platt, Maria Stieff, Julia Tucci, Guru Rao, Heidi Sleister (Mentor) 
Department of Biology, Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts & Sciences, BBMB, Iowa State University

EXPRESSION OF sFLT-1 JMJD6 IN CULTURED HUMAN TROPHOBLASTS
Joe Hensing, Ronald Torry (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

GREEN CHEMISTRY: MICROWAVE SYNTHESIS OF 1-BUTYL-3-METHYLIMI-DAZOLIUMHALID (BROMINE AND IODIDE) IONIC LIQUIDS AND ITS USE AS MEDIUM IN THE DIELS-ALDER RACTION
Anthony J. Lilienthal, Arthur J. Kaudelka, Benjamin C. Haenni, Gholam A. Mirafzal (Mentor)
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences

HOW 'CLEAN' ARE BATHROOM FAUCET HANDLES AFTER HAND WASHING?
Ruth Appia, Erin Scully, Chinh Dao (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

IMPACT OF CLONIDINE AND METHYLPHENIDATE ON HYPERACTIVITY OF FMR1 KNOCK-OUT MICE
Andrew M. Heitzer, Alexandra K. Roth, Lauren Nawrocki, Maria G. Valdovinos (Mentor), Craig Wrenn (Mentor)
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience Program, College of Arts & Sciences; Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

IMPACT OF GOAT BROWSING ON MICROCLIMATES AND PHOTOSYNTHETIC RATES IN SAVANNA RESTORATION
Johanna Desprez, Dr. Thomas Rosburg (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

METALLORGANIC SYSNTHESEI OF a-AMINO ACIDS
Ethan Secor, Dr. John Gitua (Mentor)
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences

MICROWAVE IRRADIATION REACTIONS: PREPARATION OF WITTIG SALT
Jessica Bonfield, Dr. Gholam A. Mirafzal (Mentor)
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences

MICROWAVE IRRADIATION REACTIONS: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE OXIDATION OF 9-HYDROXYFLUORENE AND ACETOPHENONE
Jason L. Farver, Dr. Gholam A. Mirafzal (Mentor)
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences

MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF RESERATROL, AND GENISTEIN ON SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN CANCER CELLS
Madeleine Hornick, Yutong Kang, Dr. Deepa Rao (Mentor), Dr. Pramode Mahajan (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

MUSCLE ACTIVITY DURING MAXIMUM VERTICAL JUMP
Dustin G. Nesheim, Evan A. Enquist, Allison M. Freel, David S. Senchina (Mentor)
Health Sciences Program, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

OXIDATION OF ALKENES, TRIPHENYLPHOSPINE, AND DIPHENYL-SULFIDE USING DIOXIRANE OF 1,3-DICHLORACETONE
Bradley Swan, Gholam A. Mirafzal (Mentor) 
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences

P300 RELATED POTENTIALS IN IgG192-SAPORIN INDUCED RAT MODEL OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Marissa Collins, Bettina Clausen, Jesper Bastlund, W. D. Klipec (Mentor) 
Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences; Department of Neurobiology, The University of Cophenhagen; Lundbeck Pharmaceutical, Denmark

PATTERNS OF PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION USE IN CHILDREN WITH FRAGILE X SYNDROME
Kami A. Wenzel, Sara T. Kover, Len J. Abbeduto, Maria G. Valdovinos (Mentor)
Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences; Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS OF THE BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRPC KO AND WT RATS
Phuong Ngygen, Bridget Deeney, Claire Williamson, Kami Wenzel, Jessica Stumme, Marissa Collins, Abby Drish, Laura Swenson, Kevin Peterson, W.D. Klipec (Mentor)
Department of Psychology, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences; Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado-Boulder

RELATIONAL LEARNING IN TRANSPOSITION TASK BASED ON SPEED OF MOTION
Emily Leiker, Kaitlyn Kandray, Olga Lazareva (Mentor)
Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences

RELATIVE CONTRIBUTIONS OF ANTHROPOMETRICS AND TASK COMPLEXITY TO WALKING SETP WIDTH UNDER VARIOUS CONDITIONS
Jocelyn M. Kaese, Ema J. Stille, Julie C. Wiechert, David S. Senchina (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences; Pharmacy Program, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

SHOE MATERIAL EFFECTS ON FOOT TEMPERATURE DURING TREADMILL RUNNING
Erin M. Moss, Brogan L. Austin, Gwendolyn J. Baumgardner, Nicholas M. Budden, Shauna-Kay, V. Campbell, Samantha J. Carlson, Ty C. Drake, Guy M. Eckman, Kelly L. Lawrence, Holly M. Nelson, Rachel Barkley, David Senchina (Mentor)
Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts & Sciences; College of Education, College of Journalism & Mass Communication; College of Business & Public Administration; College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

SIMULATING BELIEF PROPAGATION WITHIN A POPULATION VIA AGENT BASED MODELING USING NETLOGO
Stephen McCray, David Courard-Hauri (Mentor)
Environmental Science & Policy Program, College of Arts & Sciences

SOCK MATERIAL AND WARM-UP EFFECTS ON FOOT TEMPERATURE DURING TREADMILL RUNNING
Tej M. Patel, Nicholas J. Oestreich, Mitchell J. Post, Brandon J. Ross, Alyssa C. Schmidt, Brent T. Shelton, Julie E. Smith, Travis L. Stinson, Nickolas Van Roekel, Rachel M. Barkley, David Senchina (Mentor)
Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts & Sciences; College of Education, College of Journalism & Mass Communication; College of Business & Public Administration; College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

SWAT-TTM TOURNIQUET SELF-APPLICATION
Charles Davis, Sean Slaven, John Welander, David Duevel, Josie Pokorny, Justine Ahle, Tanner Davis, Robin Sautter, Alyssa Becker, Danielle Larson, James Hopikins (Mentor), Charisse Buising (Mentor), Piper Wall (Mentor)
Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts & Sciences; Department of Surgical Education, Iowa Methodist Medical Center

SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ENAMINE-AND SCHIFF-BASE METAL COMPLEXES
Kyle Denton, Dr. Collin Cairns (Mentor) 
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW: IMPAIRED DRUG ABSORPTION IN PATIENTS WITH OSTOMY OR SHORTENED BOWEL
Atalie Ferring, Lindsay Snograss, Dr. Nita Pandit (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

THE EFFECT OF EXERCISE ON MOTOR ACTIVITY IN FRM1 KNOCK-OUT MICE
Alexandra Roth, Andrew Heitzer, Maria Valdovinos (Mentor), Craig Wrenn (Mentor)
Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences; Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INNOVATIVE WILDLIFE HARVEST TOOLS II: ASSESSMENT OF DECOY COLRS AND WATERFOWL HUNTER ACCESS
Scott K. Anliker, Luke Campillo, Muir D. Eaton (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

THE EFFECTS OF CHANGES IN MEDICATION DOSAGE ON THE ANTECEDENTS FOR AND FREQUENCY OF DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIORS: A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS
Janelle A. Peck, Katie L. Greten, Maria G. Valdovinos (Mentor)
Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences

THE SPECTROSCOPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF SOLVATOCHROMIC DYES
Ryan Johnson, Samantha Haas, Joann Max, Joshua Moreno, Dr. Mark F. Vitha (Mentor)
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences

USING SOCIAL NETWORKING ANALYSIS AS A TOOL TO EVALUATE MEDICATION MANAGEMENT IN AMBULATORY CARE
Clare Tolliver, Dr. Andrea Kjos (Mentor)
Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

VALIDATION OF THE ABBREVIATED TORRANCE TEST FOR ADULTS
Emily Svensson, Maria Clapham (Mentor)
Department of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences

DUCURS 2011 Oral Presentations

CLASSIFYING NETWORKS FOR NETWORK CODING
William Janssen, Eric D. Manley (Mentor)Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, College of Arts & Sciences

SPATIAL MEMORY IMPAIRMENT IN MICE WITH IMMUNOTOXIC LESIONS OF THE CHOLINERGIC BASAL FOREBRAIN
Caitlin M. Schaapveld, Nick Bennett, Sonia Bansal, Christy Willoughby, Joel Peterson, Kelly Krogh, Brady Wolfe, Jennifer Hidding, Craige C. Wrenn (Mentor) 
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

CHANGING BODY POSITION VERSUS LEG POSITION:  EFFECTS ON STROKE VOLUME
Charles Davis, Sean Slaven, Tia Derflinger, Mohammed Hassan, Rachel Alldredge, Josh Buschling, Olga Anisimov, Zachary Johnson, Meryl Brune, James Smith, Thomas Steffen, Lauren Reed, Jason Keonin, Piper Wall (Mentor), Charisse Buising (Mentor)
Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts &  Sciences;  Department of Surgical Education, Iowa Methodist Medical Center

COMPARISON OF RPLC COLUMNS USING THE SYSTEM SELECTIVITY CUBE
A.R. Johnson, M.F. Vitha (Mentor)
Department of Chemistry; College of Arts & Science

EFFECTS OF EARLY LIFE EXPERIENCE ON MATE CHOICE, PARENTAL BEHAVIOR, AND HORMONE LEVELS IN ZEBRA FINCH, TAENIOPYGIA GUTTATA
Alisha Koxlien, Debora Christensen (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

ELUCIDATING THE MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF ISG15 FUNCTION:  CELLULAR LOCALIZATION OF ISG15
Stuart Bildner, Thuy Huynh, Randi Rumbold, Anna Sadler, Chinh Dao (Mentor)
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

MULTI-PHOTON IONIZATION OF THE H2+ MOLECULE BY A LASER PULSE*
Ethan Secor, Xiaoxu Guan (Mentor), Klaus Bartschat (Mentor), Barry I. Schneider
Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences, National Science Foundation

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