Visible Thinking 2021 Presentation Schedule

Visible Thinking 2021 Presentation Schedule

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Table

9:00 – 10:00 AM EST

10:00 – 11:00 AM EST

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

1

Help Desk / Information Desk

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Help Desk / Information Desk

Help Desk / Information Desk

2

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Dive Into Dolphins: Does Perceived Interspecies Similarity Impact Conservation Behavior?

Gabby Bunnell

Analyzing Impacts of COVID-19 at Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria

Emily Woodrow

Ije Umu-Nwanyi: Young Nigerian Women Activists and the Politics of Imagination

Anwulika Okonjo

Athlete Retirement, Well-being, anetd Coping Strategies in College Students

Lauren Grzelak

3

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Investigation of Inhibitors of the Chorismate Biosynthesis Pathway in Chlamydia Trachomatis

Charlotte Thomas

Thermodynamics and kinetics: Sometimes forgotten but still quite important in organic chemistry

Michael Blue

A Novel Solar Selective Absorber

David Smoot

Impacts of online learning -- Lessons learned and future directions

Nicole Stepovich

4

QUANTITATIVE SCIENCES

Block truncated Compound Confluent Hypergeometric Priors for Bayesian Model Selection

Pin-Chian (Cathy) Lee

ARM-HD: Adaptive Risk-aware Multi-armed bandit framework for High-Dimensional investment choice

Lavonne Hoang

Images from Outer Space: The Impact of Satellite Data on Fire Prediction and Operations

Mac Gagne

Ligand Tether Optimization for Selective Targeting of B. burgdorferi Heat Shock Protein HtpG

Lucas Dingman

5

BEHAVIOR & HEALTH SCIENCES

Patients' attitudes toward medication, taking medication, and non-adherence

Danielle Smith

Student-athlete or Athlete-student? How mindsets shape college athletes' experiences

Adam Zimmer

Sex differences in patellar stabilization and knee joint contact pressures: a cadaveric model

Brian Chavez

Misperceptions of Black Masculinity in Cross-Race Interactions

Conner McLeod

6

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

The Role of Codon Usage Bias and Synonymous Mutations in Phospholamban Expression

Bing Ho

Modeling the Cardiac Myovascular Niche Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Alex Goff

Implications of seasonal hormone variation in the female-dominant blue-eyed black lemur

Alizeh Sheikh

Sex Differences in Pelvic Robusticity and Stress Fractures: Implications for Parturition

Lizzy Nist

7

HUMANITIES & CREATIVE ARTS

Developing a Repository of Unique Lesson Plans for 6th Grade Students in Eastern NC

Caroline Doherty

Envisioning Africa in Venetian Print Culture, 1500-1650

Noah Michaud

The Blackfeet and The Backbone of the World

Quinn Smith

Female Founders in FinTech: Navigating Gender in Money's New Frontier

Miranda Wolford

8

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Creating Cybersecurity Recommendations for the Next Presidential Administration

Micalyn Struble

A Case Study of the Motivations for the Pursuit of STEM amongst US-bound Kenyan Students

Priya Parkash

Impact of COVID-19 on Young Child Mental Health

Karina Heaton

Can we socially connect online? The role of social perception in videoconferencing

Kayley Dotson

9

QUANTITATIVE SCIENCES

Predictive Modeling Using Transcriptomic Signatures of COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases

Harshavardhan Srijay

 

Mechanical siloxane bond strength of silyl ether monomers with various alkyl substituents

Brooke Silverstein

Budget Sharing for Multi-Analyst Differential Privacy

Yikai Wu

10

BEHAVIOR & HEALTH SCIENCES

Exploring the Quality and Understandability of Hospice-Related Educational Videos on YouTube

Sarabesh Natarajan

What is it about context? How animal group identity shapes perceived moral value and sentience

Anne Littlewood

 

ArchGuard: A novel cerebral protection device for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Kelly Yang

11
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Elucidating the regulation of host gene expression during liver-stage Plasmodium infection

Tamanna Srivastava

Biased ligands of CXCR3 promote differential signaling mediated by the phosphorylation barcode

Cole Honeycutt

Impact of altering C. elegans MANF protein expression on dopaminergic neurodegeneration

Riccardo Romersi

The Effects of Environmentally Persistent Compounds GenX and PFOA on Human Health

Joy Lu and Abbey Milwicz

12

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Synthesis of N-(Hetero)aryl Sulfamate Esters and Sulfamides With a Nickel-Iridium Dual-Catalyst

Georgia Scott

Relative Mechanical Strength of Alkyl-Substituted Silyl Ethers Using Internal Competition

Ben Howell

Examination of Selenium-Alloyed Bournonite: A Prospective Semiconductor for Optoelectronics

Eric Chang

Development of Prochelators as a Strategy to Selectively Inhibit Metallo-β-Lactamase

Christine Suh

13

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

A general mechanism for G protein-coupled receptor core coupling by β-arrestin

Symon Ma

Genetic variants in PEX2, PEX5L, PEX7, and FAM120B predict non-small cell lung cancer survival
Allan Chen

Response of C. elegans gut microbiome to Aflatoxin B1

Tymofii Sokolskyi

Novel Mutations in spastin Regulate Viability and Neuronal Branching: an AD-HSP Model

Lyndsay Hastings

14

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Synthesis of Xanthocillin X Dimethyl Ether for Biological and Metal-Binding Research

Iona McWhinnie

Fabrication of a Galvanized Steel Plasmonic Solar Absorber

Nicole Patterson

Quantitative and Mechanistic Interrogation of Si-O Bond Mechanochemical Scission

Logan Glasstetter

Second-Semester Organic Chemistry Students' Misconceptions about Acid-Base Chemistry

Sean Gao

15

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Assessing combination anti-B7-H3 antibody and cancer vaccine therapy for TNBC

Lauren Sheu

Inferring Diet: A comparison of dentition in apes and early hominins

Kianna Dao

Role of the Nucleoporin 153 in transcription and spatial positioning of X-linked genes

Amy Zhao

O-GlcNAcylation plays a role in Sec24 Function

Caitlin Lamb

16

BEHAVIOR & HEALTH SCIENCES

Evaluating the usability of YouTube as a platform for hospice education

Simran Prakash

Masculinity and Novel Contraceptives: How norm conformity may influence preference

Connie Dean

The Construction of Masculinity Norms in Black Men and Their Self-Perception

Breon Robinson

All Mixed Up: How Black and White Mothers Raise their Biracial Children

Ebehiremhen Izokun

17

QUANTITATIVE SCIENCES

Functional Effects of Incurable Blindness and Novel Gene Therapies for Treatment

Mishek Thapa

 

 

An Investigation of Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops and Citations in Durham County, NC

Christina Liang, Andrew Qin, Bob Qian, and Katie Nash

18

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Gamma-Carboxylation and Coagulation Factor Activity in Infants and Neonates

Griffin McDaniel

Developing a Novel Fluorescent Tool to Monitor K63 Ubiquitin in Living Cells

Emma Bucklan

Mechanisms behind maternal high-fat diet induced offspring behavior changes

Carolyn Huynh

Comparing the Module Architecture of a Novel Parasite Gene Cluster to Bacterial Systems

Elizabeth Boger

19

HUMANITIES & CREATIVE ARTS

The Politics of Memory: The Meaning of Home to Armenian Genocide Survivors (1919-1991)

Stefanie Pousoulides

What happens in the Pulpit?: Exploring Privileging the Black Theological Imperative

Tatayana Richardson

 

#NoNewClothes: A Campaign for Advancing Sustainable Practices in the Fashion Industry

Milagros de Souza

20

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Host-Parasite Interactions in Toxoplasma gondii Infection

Olivia Liu

Identification and Characterization of Cis-Regulatory Elements Impacting PTEN Expression

Haley Hutchinson

Identifying and characterizing a novel class of mechanically-sensitive genomic enhancers

Alan Su

Clonality-informed design of combination chemotherapies aimed at suppressing resistance in AML

Greta Joos

21

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Development of Online Comprehensive Sex Education in China

Leslie Li

Understanding and Rebranding Perceptions of Refugees in the United States

Olivia Kramer

A Report on the Status of Native Voting in the Era of COVID-19

Carlee Goldberg

Personal and Contextual Predictors of Straight Men’s Negative Evaluations of Gay Men

Michael Xie

22

BEHAVIOR & HEALTH SCIENCES

Signal-to-Noise Analysis of TBX5 Variants Suggests Presence of Expression-specific Hotspots

Alexandra Markunas

 

Episodic Simulation Reduces Social Dominance Orientation

Ian Miles

Young Children's Production and Comprehension of the Pronoun "We"

Dayna Price

23

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Characterization of Host Aquaglyceroporins in Liver-Stage Malaria

McKenna Crawford

Potential Transmission of Cross-species Adenovirus Infections at the Duke Lemur Center

Yuexuan Chen

Elucidating the Role of Host Aquaporin-3 During Apicomplexan Liver-stage Infection

Michael Tran

Investigating cathemerality through an examination of the activity of ruffed lemurs (Varecia)

Rebecca Supple

24

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Receptor Internalization as a Mechanism of Biased Agonism at CXCR3

Noey Boldizar

A moving meal: the impact of gut sensory stimulation on mouse pose

Clayton Baker

 

Ethan Wu

Temporal Dynamics of Macrophages in Response to Acute Kidney Injury

Savannah Herbek

25

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Policing Youth: Effects of School Safety Measures on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Swathi Ramprasad

 

Structural Inequities and Infant Feeding in Durham

Katie Waeldner

 

26

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Examining the Function of Adhesion Receptors DDR-2 and PTP-3 in C. elegans

Ryan Sellers

Characterizing the role of endfoot-localized NM myosin II in neurogenesis

Annalise Bracher

Basement Membrane Tissue Integrity, Maintenance, and Fibrosis in Long-lived C. elegans

David Chen

Probing Substrate-Specificity of Fatty Acyl-AMP Ligases in Natural Product Biosynthesis

Jeffrey Zhang

27

SOCIAL SCIENCES

The impact of norm- and criterion-referenced grading systems on student course expectations

Jingxuan Liu

The Hollywood Asian - A Study of Asian Americans in Film & Television in the Early to Mid-20th

Daniel Kim

Speaking of Stress: Predictors & Consequences of Stress Mindset in College Students

Janette Levin

Caregiver Perspectives on Genetics Research and Cures for Sickle Cell Disease in Uganda

Autumn Barnes

28

BEHAVIOR & HEALTH SCIENCES

Saving Intestines at Birth: Gastroschisis Silos for Sub-Saharan Africa

Arushi Biswas

Examining the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Family Functioning among Latinx Families

Ameya Sanyal

Active Coping, Acculturative Stress, and Wellbeing in the Latinx Immigrant Community

Guadalupe Tarango

Qualitative Analysis of Trust in Cross-Race Patient-Physician Interactions

Temi Adekunle

29

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Designing a Reporter System to Trace Angptl4 in Zebrafish

Tiffany Liu

Structural and Functional Characterization of Engineered Human X Chromosome Abnormalities

Naeema Hopkins-Kotb

Serotonin as a Biomarker of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Ellen Mines

 

30

BEHAVIOR & HEALTH SCIENCES

Enhancing Knowledge Structures Using Top-Down Processing

Molly Apsel

Evaluating Controversies Surrounding PTSD and Proposing a Developmental Framework

Xinyi Hong

Coping at the Margins: Impact of Race on Students’ Coping, Sense of Self-efficacy and Belonging

Jalisa Jackson

Daddy’s Diction: The Influence of Parental Speech on Language Development and its Context

Samantha Peterman

31

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Investigating the Functional Relationship of POSTN and FASN in Ovarian Cancer

Bailey Knight

Characterizing Histone H1.4 Expression Throughout Brain Development

Wendy Tan

The Mechanism of Silence: Amygdala Neurons Non-aversively Suppress Vocalizations in Mice

Shuyun Xiao

Generation of a Zebrafish Transgenic Line for Manipulating Notochord Patterning

Meghana Giri

32

HUMANITIES & CREATIVE ARTS

The Gospel of Luke as a Case Study for the Reexamination of Bios

Caleb Cooke

The Risk of COVID-19 Denialism on Vaccine Confidence

Anne Crabill

“Estorbando y Trabajando:” The COVID-19 Experiences of Latinx Construction Workers in Durham

Maria Pita

‘That Duty We Owe’: 17th-Century Women’s Petitions Across the British Isles and Atlantic World

Lizzie Bond

 

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BEHAVIOR & HEALTH SCIENCES

Gray Matter Volume in Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Eleanor George

Multiple Identity Mindsets, Flexible Thinking and Cross-Race Interactions

Emma Kirkpatrick

Cross-fostering Influences the Effects of Air Pollution and Prenatal Stress on Social Behavior

Jason Zhang

Pledging and Pumping Iron: The Relationship Between Fraternity Membership and Disordered Eating

Dorothy Gheorghiu

34

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

An Investigation into Polyketide Synthase’s Role in Apicomplexans

Margaret Lundberg

Novel Mutations in spastin Regulate Viability and Neuronal Branching: an AD-HSP Model

Priyanka Rao

Understanding the evolution of prehension and the primate forelimb: a kinematic analysis

Denise Shkurovich

Investigating ATM regulation of the cohesin complex in the DNA damage response

Mihir Patel

35

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Creating Response Networks to Address Victims of Incel Activity

Chitra Balakrishnan

 

The Nuclear-Cyber Comparison and Public Support for War

Joshua Gohlke

The Embodiment of Humility

Camden Nelson

36

BEHAVIOR & HEALTH SCIENCES

Chasing Dreams or Avoiding Ruin: Neural Activation to Goal Priming in Low-Income Adolescents

Urmi Pandya

 

 

Signs of Early Implicit Bias: Children Reason Emotions on Own Race Peers and Other Race Peers

Ryan McMutry

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