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DUCURS 2018 Poster Schedule

As their schedule permits, authors of odd numbered posters will be available for questions during Poster Session I, and authors of even numbered posters will be available for questions during Poster Session II. Complete abstracts of the posters are available by clicking on the poster number in the table below.
 

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POSTER PRESENTATION TITLES
 4 A COMPARISON OF STAR CURRICULUM MEASURES/OUTCOMES OF STUDENTS WHO ATTEND THE AUTISM DAY HEALTH PROGRAM FULL DAYS VS. HALF DAYS
Kathleen Walbrun, Dr. Megan Brady (Mentor), Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, ChildServe 
10 A FIELD STUDY OF LOW-TOP VS. HIGH-TOP BASEBALL CLEATS
Cole R. Neary1, Mitchell M. Klocke1, Margo P. Wohlfeil2, Johnny G Mills3, David S. Senchina1 (Mentor) 1Department of Biology; 2Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology Program; College of Arts and Sciences, 3Pharmacy Program, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
7 A LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF STEREOPTYPY
Drew Piersma, Sara Hillring, Bailey Boyle, Haley Seibert, Gabrielle Griffith, Alyssa Wilkinson, Dr. Maria Valdovinos (Mentor), Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
74 A POTENTIAL ROLE FOR THE VESICULAR MONOAMINE TRANSPORTER (VMAT) IN THE INTAKE OF DRUGS WITH ABUSE POTENTIAL IN DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER
Mallory Karr, Emma Bonniewell, Kiana Carlson-Sather, Christopher L. Kliethermes (Mentor), Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
28 A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF SOCIO-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FACTORS OF POISONING CASES AT PRAVARA RURAL HOSPITAL IN LONI, INDIA
Morgan Bohn1, Kara Metowski2, Vikrant Sharma1, Jake Stockdale1, Pramod Mahajan2 (Mentor), SN Mahajan3 (Mentor), 1Colleges of Arts and Sciences, 2Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Drake University and 3Pravara Rural Hospital, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni, India 
24 ACCURACY IN PERCEIVING UNFAMILIAR RUNNING SHOE MASS MAY NOT BE IMPROVED BY USING PERSONAL RUNNING SHOES AS A REFERENCE POINT
Christina LeMunyon1, Miranda Strelecki1, Jabari Butler2, Abby Sogard1, Ian Malaby1, Christopher Kliethermes (Mentor)3, David Senchina (Mentor)1,2  1Deparment of Kinesiology, 2Department of Biology, 3Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
65 AN EXAMINATION OF THE PROFILE OF BASAL-AND- ETHANOL INDUCED LOCOMOTOR STIMULATION FOLLOWING A PRIOR ETHANOL EXPOSURE IN DROSOPHILIA MELANOGSATER
Naeema Abdulrazak, Christopher L Kliethermes (Mentor), Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
83 ANALYSIS OF PIGMENTS USING CHEMICAL INSTRUMENTATION IN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Stasia Harycki, Erin McBroom, Dr. Mark Vitha (Mentor), Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences 
64 ANALYZING DYNAMIC GEOMETRY SOFTWARE (DGS) TASKS IN U.S. SECONDARY MATHEMATICS CURRICULAR MATERIALS
Sarah Wenaas, Milan Sherman (Mentor), Department of Math and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences 
9 BIRD BIODIVERSITY AND TERRITORY CALLING IN GRAZED PASTURES COMPARED TO RESTORED PRAIRIES IN CENTRAL IOWA
Grace Baumgartner, Lauren Kennon, Samuel Reber, Connor Willis, Keith Summerville (Mentor) Environmental Science and Sustainability Department, College of Arts and Sciences 
18 BORDERLINE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND THE FUNCTIONS OF MALADAPTIVE DRINKING BEHAVIOR
Carley Prejna, Breya Whitefield, Greg Lengel, Ph.D. (Mentor) Department of Psychology& Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
14 C1Q REGULATES MACROPHAGE PHAGOCYTOSIS OF ANTIBODY COATED TARGETS AND CYTOKINE PRODUCTION
Nick Jenderko, Suzanne Bohlson (Mentor) Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Research conducted at Des Moines University
1 CANCER IN THE IOWAN HIV/AIDS POPULATION, 1991-2014
Ellie Jacoby, Amanda Kahl, MPH (Mentor), Mary Charlton, PhD (Mentor), Charles Lynch, MD, PhD (Mentor) Iowa Cancer Registry, College of Public Health, University of Iowa 
63 CELLULAR RESPIRATION RESEARCH PROJECT
Kip Cullinan, Kali Dixon, Kathryn Bunce (Mentor) Urbandale High School, Urbandale, Iowa 
3 CHARACTERIZING MOOD STATES IN BIPOLAR AND ID
Haley Seibert, Gabrielle Griffith, Drew Piersma, Sara Hillring, Bailey Boyle, Maria Valdovinos (Mentor) Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences 
2 CITIZEN SCIENCE AT THE ZOO: ENGAGING THE PUBLIC IN CONSERVATION AND ANIMAL MANAGEMENT
Amanda Muir and Michael Renner (Mentor), Environmental Science and Sustainability Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Drake University and Blank Park Zoo 
20 CLINICO-PATHOLOGICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF ORAL CANCER AT PRAVARA RURAL HOSPITAL IN LONI, INDIA
Tierney M Grisolano1, Ellie J Jacoby2, Pramod Mahajan PhD2 (Mentor),  Anita Munde MDS3 (Mentor), Ravindra Karle, MD3 (Mentor) 1College of Arts and Sciences, 2College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 3Pravara Rural Hospital at Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni, India 
30 COLOR-STRUCTURE RELATIONSHIPS IN AZO PIGMENTS
Margaret Clapham, Dr. Matthew Zwier (Mentor) Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences 
87 CONFORMATIONAL ENSEMBLE OF A HELICAL PEPTIDE IN THE PRESENCE OF ZINC AND NICKEL IONS
Rachel Sundstrom1, Rachel Paulmann2, Andrew Pierson3, Erin McBroom3, Matthew Zwier3 (Mentor) 1Biochemistry Cell and Molecular Biology Program, College of Arts and Sciences, 2College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 3Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences 
33 CONTAMINATION OF RURAL WATER SOURCES IN KIKANDWA, UGANDA
Emily Anderson, Hannah Lancaster, Autumn Larsen, Joe Sienkiewicz, Dr. Jimmy Senteza (Mentor), Dr. Peter Levi (Mentor), Dr. Cassity Gutierrez (Mentor) Department of Environmental Science and Sustainability, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences 
38 CORRELATES OF IMPLICIT ATTITUDES TOWARD IMMIGRANTS
Alexi Ginther, Julia Schiller, Sarai Bak, Grace Boatman, Jill Allen, Ph.D. (Mentor), Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
13 DECREASING THE STIGMA SURROUNDING ALCOHOL USE DISORDER
Maxx Enzmann, Drake Reiter, Sarah Grady, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP (Mentor) College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
66 DELETION OF THE trpc4 gene IN RATS REDUCES COCAINE INDUCED IMPULSIVITY
Brittany Gould, Divya Shivapuja, Michelle Gereau, W.D. Klipec (Mentor), Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
23 DIETS OF VARIOUS CULTURES AND IMPACTS ON HEALTH
Marina Miller, Josh Plesnicar, Cole Poppen, Adam Resnick, Julie Schultz, Laura Schultz, John Gitua (Mentor) Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences 
49 DIFFERENCES IN VOLUNTARY EXERCISE VOLUME, CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS, AND MUSCLE FUNCTION BETWEEN AGED MALE AND FEMALE MICE
Ellie Jacoby, Taylor Bischel, and Kimberly Huey (Mentor)College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
19 EFFECT OF AGE AND ACUTE EXERCISE ON CIRCULATING ENDOSTATIN
McKenzie K. Temperly1, Benjamin R. Mardis2, Erika Iwamoto3, Joshua M. Bock3, Darren P. Casey3, Meredith J. Luttrell2 (Mentor) 1Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Science, 2Drake University Department of Biology, Kinesiology Program, 3University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences 
42 EFFECT OF ETHANOL WITHDRAWAL ON FOOD INTAKE IN DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER
Stephanie D Thierer, Christopher L Kliethermes (Mentor), Department of Psychology and  Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
46 EFFECTS OF A MILD ETHANOL WITHDRAWAL ON SUBSEQUENT ETHANOL AND SUCROSE INTAKE IN DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER
Merna Mohamed, Niama Hagos, Christopher L Kliethermes (Mentor), College of Arts and Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences 
26 EFFECTS OF ATHLETIC SHOES WITH NOVEL SOLE DESIGNS ON BALANCE TEST PERFORMANCE AND PERCEPTION OF STABILITY, TRACTION, AND COMFORT IN COLLEGE-AGED WOMEN
Kayla Tweedt1,* Miranda Strelecki1,* Abby Botten2, Mitchell Klocke1,3 Bio 133L Kinesiology Lab Fall 20174 David Senchina (Mentor)1,4 1Department of Kinesiology, 4Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, 2College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 3School of Education, *Co-presenters 
41 EFFECTS OF ATORVASTATIN TREATMENT ON MUSCLE GROWTH AND FUNCTION IN MICE WITH HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA
Odessa Cody and Kimberly Huey (Mentor), College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
43 EFFECTS OF EXERCISE AND AGING ON BLOOD SERUM LEVELS OF ANG-1, ANG-2, AND sTIE-2
Anita Tyree1, Meredith Luttrell2  1Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Science, 2Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences 
21 EFFECTS OF PRAIRIE ENRICHMENT ON POLLINATOR COMMUNITIES IN CHICHAQUA BOTTOMS GREENBELT, IOWA
Rainie Schulte, Keith Summerville (Mentor) Department of Environmental Science and Sustainability, College of Arts & Sciences 
31 EVALUATING THE RELIABILITY OF A SYNTHETIC KNEE MODEL IN ATHLETIC TRAINING EDUCATION PROGRAMS WHEN TEACHING STUDENTS THE LACHMAN TEST
Noah Melcher, Megan P. Brady (Mentor) Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
52 EXAMINING CHAITIN’S OMEGA UNDER ALTERNATIVE MEASURES
William Swanson, Dr. Chris Porter (Mentor), Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences 
16 EXAMINING THE EFFECTS OF GENDER AND ACADEMIC CLASS ON D1 COLLEGIATE SOCCER PLAYERS PERCEPTIONS OF TRAINING LOAD
Hannah Frisch1, Benjamin Williamson1, Stacy Gnacinski1 (Mentor), Gary Williamson2 (Mentor), Taylor Young2 (Mentor), Megan Brady1 (Mentor) 1Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Science 2Department of Athletics, Sports Medicine 
71 EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COLLEGIATE ATHLETES’ PERCEPTIONS OF TRAINING LOAD AND SUBSEQENT READINESS DURING PRE-SEASON
Brooks Ginn1, Megan Brady1 (Mentor), Benjamin Williamson1, Stacy Gnacinski1, Hannah Frisch1, Nathanael Seaberg1, Gary Williamson2, Department of Health Sciences1, College of Pharmacy and Health Science1, Drake University Sports Medicine, Athletic Department2 
72 FABRICATION OF 3D PRINTED SUPPOSITORIES FOR INDIVUALIZED DRUG DELIVERY: EVALUATING THE PRINTABILITY AND COMPATIBILITY OF POTENTIAL POLYMERS
Andre Do, Dr. Abebe Mengesha (Mentor), Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
29 FORCED SWIM TEST MODEL OF DEPRESSIVE-LIKE BEHAVIOR IN DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER
Aryana Rasti, Jerica Hildebrand-Coller, Victoria Coombe, Christopher L. Kliethermes (Mentor) Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
40 FRET INTERACTIONS IN A CFP YFP RyR BIOSENSOR
Natalie Chin1, Daniel Hong1, Marc Busch1 (Mentor), Adina Kilpatrick2 (Mentor), 1Department of Biology, 2Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences 
84 GALFIT ANALYSIS OF THE MORPHOLOGY OF SEYFERT GALAZIES
Katrina Sletten, Charles Nelson (Mentor), Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences 
50 GOLDEN CROWNED SIFAKA (PROPITHECUS TATTERSALLI) POPULATION ESTIMATES OF FOREST FRAGMENTS IN DARAINA REGION OF NORTHEASTERN MADAGASCAR
Rainie Schulte, Brandon Semel (Mentor), Department of Environmental Science and Sustainability, College of Arts and Sciences School for International Training, Madagascar 
81 HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS 1 INHIBITION BY CO-ADMINISTRATION OF ACYCLOVIR AND THE TELOMERASE INHIBITOR MST-312
Neil Febel, Prajakta Pradhan, Marie L. Nguyen, Sarah Grady (Mentor), Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University
57 HOW SOURCES OF CATALASE AFFECT ITS ACTIVITY
Hope Johnson, Kathryn Bunce (Mentor), Urbandale High School 
48 INVESTIGATING HUMAN CILIOPATHIES USING TETRAHYMENA THERMOPHILA
Elliana Huffman, Hannah Lancaster, Dr. Heidi Sleister (Mentor), Dr. Jerry E. Honts (Mentor)Department of Biology, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Program; College of Arts and Sciences 
5 INVESTIGATING THE ACCURACY OF E-LIQUID NICOTINE LEVELS USING UV/VIS SPECTROPHOTOMETRY THROUGH A COLLABORATION BETWEEN WAUKEE APEX AND THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION
Nupur Udipi1, Emalee Andrews1, Ali Garman1, Holly Showalter1, PhD (Mentor), Samra Hiros2, MPH (Mentor) 1Waukee Aspiring Professional Experience (APEX), Waukee High School, Waukee, IA; 2American Lung Association, Urbandale, IA 
85 INVESTIGATING THE DRIVERS OF NITRATE LEVELS IN IOWA WATERSHEDS
Ben Stride, Peter S. Levi (Mentor), Department of Environmental Science and Sustainability, College of Arts and Sciences 
86 J/PSI-MESON WAVEFUNCTION AND SURVIVAL PROBABILITY IN QUARK-GLUON PLASMA
Catherine Huber, Noor Sabrina Mah Hussin, Athanasios Petridis (Mentor), Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences 
44 KOCH-LIKE SNOWFLAKES CREATED FROM CARBON EMISSIONS DATA
Marie Dollemanm, Christopher Porter (Mentor) Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences 
82 MEMORY CONSTRAINED CAMERA BASED OBSTACLE DETECTION FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE NAVIGATION
Joel Afriyie, Lhito Camson, and Dr. Eric Manley (Mentor), Department of Math and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences 
58 MICROWAVE-ASSISTED REACTION: OXIDATION OF 9- HYDROXYFLUORENE BY COMMERCIAL BLEACH
David Ciota, Matthew Kratz, Gholam Mirafzal (Mentor), Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences 
32 PERFECTIONISM, PERCEIVED SOCIOCULTURAL PRESSURES, AND MALADAPTIVE EATING BEHAVIORS
Rachel Chavin, Jessica Brown, Hannah Hansen, Greg Lengel (Mentor) Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Science 
61 PHOTOSYNTHETIC RATES OF COMMON GARDEN PLANTS
Alec Albrecht, Cole Janssen, Kathryn Bunce (Mentor), Urbandale High School, Urbandale, Iowa 
67 PREDICTING POLITICAL PARTIES THROUGH TWITTER AND MACHINE LEARNING
Matthew Antle, Chase Dooley, Julia Lanzel, Timothy Urness (Mentor), Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences 
45 PRIOR INJURIES, STRESS, AND PERCEIVED SORENESS’, EFFECT ON THE PRESENCE OF A KNEE INJURY IN A FEMALE, D1 FALL SPORT ATHLETE
Benjamin Williamson1, Megan Brady1 (Mentor), Hannah Frisch1, Brooks Ginn1, Gary Williamson2, Taylor Young2, 1Stacy Gnacinski 1Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2Drake University Sports Medicine, Athletics Department 
34 REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS IN ZEBRA FINCHES AFTER CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS
Sydnie Gutzmann2, Sarah Neidermann3, Jessica Grimmond2, Debora Christensen1 (Mentor) 1Department of Biology, 2Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, 3Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
51 RETENTION OF PAVLOVIAN FEAR CONDITIONING IN PRE- AND POST-WEANLING RATS
Morgan Bohn, Maggie Golshani, Malaz Kreiker, Cory Phillips, Kevin L. Brown (Mentor) Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
35 RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF BREAST CANCER INCIDENCE IN RURAL AREAS AT PRAVARA RURAL HOSPITAL IN LONI, INDIA
Allison Odenthal, Ryan Merideth, Pramod Mahajan, PhD (Mentor) and Ravindra Karle, MD (Mentor) Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Pravara Institute of  Medical Sciences 
73 ROLE OF METALLOPROTEASES IN DNA REPAIR
Amanda Hoerres, Pramod Mahajan PhD (Mentor), College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
69 SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS
Peter Read, Brooke Salisbury, Madeline Cheek, Swapna Kowkuntlae, Michelle Lin, Angela Dinh, Jayda Robinson, John Gitua (Mentor), College of Arts and Sciences, Food and Health 
80 SEMI-SUPERVISED DISTANCE METRIC LEARNING USING RELATIVE COMPARISONS
Joel Afriyie, Dr. Adam Case (Mentor), Department of Math and Computer Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences 
17 SMARTPHONE APPLICATION FOR ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP: A PILOT STUDY
Marta Lemesh1, Andrew Miesner2 (Mentor) 1Department of Health Sciences; 2Department of Clinical Sciences; College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Research completed at Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa
56 SOAPYCILANTRO® PROJECT: A PROGRESS REPORT
Amanda Hoerres, Allison Golbach, Michael Ohman, Pramod Mahajan, PhD (Mentor), College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences  
36 SOCIAL BEHAVIOR OF THE TRIPLE-TRANSGENIC MOUSE MODEL OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Ben V. Rohr, Brittany A. Sulkowski, John F. Kasra, Craige C. Wrenn (Mentor), College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
79 SPATIAL VARIATION IN SEDIMENT DENITRIFICATION RATES OF THE LOWER RACCOON RIVER
Brian Jones, Dr. Peter Levi (Mentor), Department of Environmental Science and Sustainability, College of Arts and Sciences 
39 STUDIES ON SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN DNA DOUBLE STRAND BREAK REPAIR
Allison Golbach, Amanda Hoerres and Dr. Pramod Mahajan (Mentor) Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
60 SYNTHESIS OF SULFANILAMIDE, SULFATHIAZOLE, AND SULFAPYRIDINE DRUGS AND THEIR EFFECTIVENESS ON BACTERIAL GROWTH
Jae Park, Andrew Evans, Saud Altuwaijri, Gholam Mirafzal (Mentor), Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences 
62 SYNTHESIS OF ULTRA-FAST PROBE SUBSTRATES TO INVESTIGATE MECHANISM OF P-450 MONOOXYGENASE ENZYME
Madeline Hennessy, Jo Lohman, Gholam Mirafzal (Mentor), Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences 
55 TARGETING THE MITOTIC KINASE, PDZ BINDING KINASE (PBK) IN ADRENOCORTICAL CARCINOMA
Jordan Saeed1,2, Margaret E. Wierman (Mentor)3,5, Katja Kisseljek-Vassiliades3,5, Adwitiya Kar3, Yu Zhang3, Todd Pitts4, Stacey Bagby4 and Stephen Leong4, 1Department of Biology, 2Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 3Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, 4Division of , University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, 5Research Service VAMC, Denver, Colorado 80220 
25 TEMPORAL DISCRIMINATION IN PIGEONS
Kelsey Pogatetz, Danielle Beckley, Rachel Fritz, Jennifer Madaras, Daniele Nitkowski, Maleigha Williams, Olga Lazareva (Mentor) Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
76 THE BEHAVIORAL EFFECTS OF SOCIAL BUFFERING ON TRAUMATIC STRESS
Cole Brashaw, Benjamin Morrett, Krista Braun, Alec Weiker, Joseph Herba, Brian Sanders (Mentor) Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
6 THE BEHAVIORAL, SPATIAL, AND SOCIAL PREFERENCES OF JAPANESE MACAQUES (MACACA FUSCATA) AT THE BLANK PARK ZOO
Grace Baumgartner, Michael J. Renner (Mentor), Environmental Science & Sustainability Department, College of Arts & Sciences, Blank Park Zoo 
70 THE CLINICAL ROLE OF PLACENTA GROWTH FACTOR AND SFLT-1 IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE AND HEART FAILURE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Nicole Draker, Ronald Torry (Mentor), Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
75 THE COMPLEXITY OF RANDOM LINEAR ERROR-CORRECTING CODES
Carter Mccall, Christopher Porter (Mentor), Department of Math and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences 
12 THE EFFECT OF FORAGING ENRICHMENT PIPES ON THE BEHAVIOR OF LONTRA CANADENSIS IN A ZOOLOGICAL SETTING
Kerry Bailey, Michael Renner (Mentor) Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Blank Park Zoo 
59 THE EFFECT OF LIGHT INTENSITY ON PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Kayla Nguyen, Riley Vander Hart, Kathryn Bunce (Mentor), Urbandale High School, Urbandale, Iowa 
54 THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON RATE OF ACTIVITY
Aditya Kotla, Robert Rice, Kathryn Bunce (Mentor), Urbandale High School 
78 THE EFFECTS OF EARLY LIFE TRAUMA ON ADULT EMOTIONAL BEHAVIOR IN SPRAGUE DAWLEY RATS
Alec Wieker, Joseph Herba, Cole Brashaw, Krista Braun, Benjamin Morrett. Carissa Bowie, Brian Sanders (Mentor), Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences 
11 THE HISTORICAL TRIALS OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CENTENARIAN’S LIFE JOURNEYS
Brinn Grunder1, Giavanna McCall2, Alex Bishop2, Tanya Finchum2 Melinda Heinz1 (Mentor), Upper Iowa Univeristy1, Oklahoma State University2 
77 THE INFLUENCE OF BULGE MORPHOLOGY ON THE NUCLEI OF SEYFERT GALAXIES
Jessica Schertz, Nick Gautille, Katrina Sletten, Charles Nelson (Mentor), Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences 
68 THE PERCEPTION OF WORK RELATED FALLS WITHIN THE HOSPITAL SETTING
Ryan Mockus, Dr. Jon Hurdelbrink (Mentor), Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Mercy Medical Center 
88 THE PLANT-PHARMACEUTICAL DICHOTOMY: COMPARING TURMERIC BIOLOGICAL CONSTITUENTS TO THE ESTABLISHED PHARMACOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF CURCUMIN
Danielle McKay, Brian Gentry (Mentor) Pharmaceutical and Admin. Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
8 THINGS TO MAKE AND DO IN THE FOURTH DIMENSION
Elizabeth Rambhia, Deborah Kent (Mentor), Mathematics and Computer Science Department, College of Arts and Sciences 
22 TOPIC MODELING WITH BELIZEAN MEN’S HEALTH INTERVIEWS
William Leeson, John Rovers (Mentor), Daniel Alexander (Mentor) Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences 
47 TRANSGENERATIONAL EFFECTS OF ENDOCRINE DISRUPTING CHEMICALS (EDCs) ON LOCOMOTIVE BEHAVIOR IN ZEBRA FINCHES (TAENIOPYGIA GUTTATA)
Shannon Herzog1, Faith Satern2, Arjun Reddy1, Justin Phillips2, Madison Magee1, Debora Christensen2 (Mentor) 1Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology, 2Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences 
53 TRANSIENT STORAGE METRICS VARY IN NATURAL VERSUS CHANNELIZED STREAMS IN CENTRAL IOWA
Josh Novack and Peter S. Levi (Mentor) Department of Environmental Science and Sustainability, College of Arts and Sciences
27 TRANSITION ADJUSTMENT AMONG COLLEGE FRESHMEN
Joy Boehmer, Melinda Heinz (Mentor) Psychology Department, Liberal Arts, Upper Iowa University 
37 UNDERSTANDING ROLE OF DNA METHYLATION AND METHYLTRANSFERASES IN DNA REPAIR
Michael Ohman, Amanda Hoerres, Pramod Mahajan, PhD (Mentor), College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
15 VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR OF DRAKE UNIVERSITY FOR RECRUITMENT OF PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Ian Evans, Carter Genrick, Alec Roth, Jenny Steffens, Noah Werling, Taran Perman, Tom Warrick, Trace Johnson, Tyler Hopkins, Timothy Urness (Mentor) Department of Math and Computer Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences 

 

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