Oral Presentations

DUCURS 2016 Oral Presentation Schedule
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SESSION I
10:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Parents Hall South, Olmsted Center

 10:20 TWO-PATHWAY INTERFERENCES IN PHOTOELECTRON ANGULAR DISTRIBUTIONS INDUCED BY CIRCULARLY POLARIZED FEMTOSECOND PULSES
J. Venzke1, N. Douguet1 (Mentor), A. N. Grum-Grzhimailo2, E. V. Gryzlova2, E. I. Staroselskaya2, and K. Bartschat1 (Mentor), 1Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences, 2Institute of Nuclear Physics, Moscow State University
10:35 LOWER LIMB PERCEPTION OF RUNNING SHOE MASS AFTER BREIF BOUTS OF TREADMILL RUNNING
James G. Saxton, Joel G. Greenya, Christopher L. Kliethermes (Mentor), David S. Senchina (Mentor), Biology Department, Drake University, Des Moines, IA, USA
10:50 IN-VIVO & IN-SILICO EVALUATION OF A NOVEL TYROSYL-DNA PHOSPHODIESTERASE 1 INHIBITOR: THE PROFOUND EFFECT OF A METHOXY SUBSTITUENT
Caroline B. Plescia†‡, Matthew Zwier(mentor), Christophe Marchand, & Yves Pommier‡ †Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, 50311, United States, Developmental Therapeutics Branch and Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, United States
11:05 IDENTIFYING SPLICE SITES OF MESSENGER RNA USING SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINES
Paige Diamond, Zachary Elkins, Kayla Huff, Lauren Naylor, Sarah Schoeberle, Shannon White, Timothy Urness (Mentor), Matthew Zwier (Mentor), Computer Science Department, Chemistry Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Drake University

 

SESSION II
2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Parents Hall South, Olmsted
Center

2:20 PREDICTING IMMUNE PHENOTYPES THROUGH THE TRANSCRIPTOME OF PERIPHERAL BLOOD LEUKOCYTES
Robert C. Sterner1,2,3, Adam D. Scheid4, Virginia P. Van Keulen4, Sara J. Felts4, Larry R. Pease4 (Mentor), Departments of 1Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology; 2Biology; and 3Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences Drake University; 4Department of Immunology Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
2:35 THE EFFECTS OF DISTAL AMINO ACID MUTATIONS WITHIN THE POLYSACCHARIDE BINDING SITE OF BETA GLUCOSIDASE B
Elizabeth A. Kras, Kennedy Kiprop, Corbin J. Zea, and Bonnie L. Hall (Mentor), Department of Chemistry and Physics; Grand View University; Des Moines, Iowa
2:50 EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN SOFTWARE FOR DETERMINING THE CONSEQUENCES OF POINT MUTATIONS
Ryan Starkman, Mohammed Al Hussein, Miles Hackett, Kennedy Kiprop, Jerad Snyder, Corbin Zea & Bonnie Hall, Grand View University
3:05 IDENTIFICATION OF REGULATORS FOR COLD INDUCED PROTEIN EXPRESSION
Ryan Wilbur1, Marc Busch1,2 (Mentor), 1Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology (BCMB) Program and 2Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences
University News
September 28, 2016
Drake University Department of Theatre Arts is opening their 2016-2017 season on Oct. 6 with the controversial, religious drama, Doubt: a parable by John Patrick Shanley.
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