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2017
Wednesday, March 29th
10:00 AM

Characterizing a Link between the Gut Microbiome and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Hassan Akram, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adolescent Test Anxiety

Anabel Alfonso, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Comparison of Stomatal Size and Density in the Naval and Lamina of Nymphaea odorata

Brianna Almeida, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Synthesis of Boron Nitride Nanotube Reinforced Aluminum by Roll Bonding Technique

Melania Antillon, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Examining the Differences in Third Grade Teaching Styles and Standardized Test Preparation Methods Between Montessori-style Public Education and Traditional Public Education

Brooke Armesto, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Design and Implementation of External Plantar Plate Orthosis

Ninfamaria Arredondo-Walsh, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

I-395 Signature Bridge: Drainage Design Improvement

Etienne Bellemare, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wearable Computing Approaches for More Intuitive Human-Computer Interaction

Jonathan Bernal, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Academic Stress and Depressive Symptoms

Saracristina Betancourt, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Evaluating Best AAV Serotypes for in Vivo Light-Based Intervention of Brain Astrocytes

Diana Borrego, Florida International University
Lakshmini Balachandar, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Who Wins? A Historical and Correlational Review of American Presidential Elections and Their Favorability Through Proper Use of Media Platforms From 1933 to 2016

Caterina Caringella, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Make your Time Valuable, Volunteer

Heidi Castelllanosa, Florida International University
Rafal Cymer, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Human Trafficking in Cambodia: For Business or Pleasure?

Phabian Clarke, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Connection between aggressive player tendencies and the aesthetics/gameplay of a video game

Bryan Consuegra, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Development of Phoebis sennae and Phoebis philea Depending on Host Plant

Yulio Font, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Social Media and Social Skills

Kristen Gandon, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Potential Effect of Pyrogallol[4]arenes Derivative on Insulin Fibrillation

Ingrid Gandra, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fragmentation in Iraq: An Analysis of the Breakdown in Civilian-Military Relationship and What It Means for Global Terror

Amanda Gonzalez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Hollywood Sign over Mt Fuji: A Film Analysis of the American Occupation of Japan

Carlos Gonzalez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Irritative Zones in Focal Epilepsy: an EEG-fMRI Case Study

Fernando Gonzalez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Everglades Education: Lessons From Nature

Leandra Gonzalez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome in Patients with Brain Lesions and CSF Shunting

Joel Greenup, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Counter Stereotyping Present in Grey’s Anatomy

Ashley Harwood, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Drowning In Sunshine

Valery Hidalgo, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Examining Interactions Between the Cardiovascular and Motor Systems in Individuals Post-stroke

Natasja Hirabayashi, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Labeling of Genetically Modified Organisms

Melissa Isoba, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pondering Personality: The Correlation Between Guilt-Proneness and the Six Personality Factors of the HEXACO Model on a Student’s Academic Achievement

Giuliana La Mendola, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gender Roles and Female Leaders

Elisia Lopez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Spatial and Temporal Trends in Productivity of Florida Bay: Thalassia testudinum with Respect to Salinity

Rachel Lopez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Academic Strain and Nonmedical Prescription Stimulant Use Among High School Students

Sabrina Macias, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Working as a High School Student vs Academic Performance

Beatriz Oliva Martinez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Aggression and Violent Video Games

Kyle Martinez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Plan Development & Environmental (PD&E) Study of the MDX SR836/Dolphin Expressway Southwest Extension

Paola Martinez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Motivation in Miami-Wade County: Do High School Athletes Experience Extrinsic, Intrinsic, or Amotivation in their Daily Lives?

Philip W. Matteini, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Backdraft Phenomena: A Study on Behaviors and Protocols

Shane McCann, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Elucidating a Host Factor: Stimulating Symbiogenesis in the Algal Symbiont, Symbiodinium trenchii

Emmanuel Medrano, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Political Affiliations Influencing/Limiting Cellular Medical Research in The United States: How Do Presidential Ideologies or Political Party Affiliation Limit the Basis of Cellular Medical History Throughout American History from 1980 to 2017?

William Morgan, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SATORI Trainer A Wearable Exercising Tracking Device Taking Your Fitness Goals to the Next Level

Emmalie Morisseau, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

What are the Implications of One-to-one Technology Implementation?

Kevin Nguyen, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

See the Bigger Picture: A Systematic Review on Vision Screenings and Quality of Life

Nina Perdomo, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

All the Emperor’s Men: Foreign influences During the War of the French Intervention (1861 – 1867) and Contemporary Mexican Politics

Francisco Perez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Hat to Die for

Carolina Pulgarin, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sex Trafficking Awareness Among Adolescents

Emily Riumbau, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Propagation of Cortical Spreading Depression: Frequency and Velocity

Daniel Rivera, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Truth, Justice, and the American Way: A Case Study of Comic Books through the Lens of Society

Veronica Rodriguez, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ethics of Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapies

Michelle Rojas, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Effects of Pediatric Obesity

Katrina Rosiak, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Everglades Restoration: Can Water and Politics Mix?

Ray Seijas, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Rollerball High-Resolution Microendoscope Configuration for Ease of Translation During Mosaicking

Nicole Sevilla, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Whole- Genome Assembly of Multi-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolate

Sameer Shaikh, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Positive Words and Devotional Chanting: A Pathway to Healing and Health?

Vaishali Sharma, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Work in Progress

Valeria Siegrist, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Does Nature Make you Happy?

Noah Spiner, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Antimicrobial Agents from Plats: Antibacterial Activity of Plant Volatile Oils

Yordys Toledo, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CPM for Developmentally Delayed Infants

Afra Toma, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Brain Meta- Analysis: An Approach to Assessing RDoC Social Processing Constructs

Afra Toma, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

What is the Most Viable Alternative that can Decrease the Number of Bipolar Offenders in Jails and Prisons?

Maria Torrado, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

What’s that? …Oh, Periphyton

Lazaro Trujillo, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Globalization and the Rise of 'Civilization States’

Muhammad Nasim Ul Ghani, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Airboats: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Alejandro Uribe, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns on Hispanic American Women and Their Likelihood of Breast Cancer Screening in Miami

Lesliany Vargas, Florida International University

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Software Assisted Molecular Elucidation Based on TIMSFT- ICR MS/MS Analysis of Complex Mixtures

Carlos Acosta, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Words in Space: Words with Implicit Spatial Associations Influence Anticipatory Attention

Ariel Aguero, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Clamp Fixture for Computer Navigated Total Hip Arthroplasty

Lauren Aguilar, Florida International University
Juan Lizardi, Florida International University
Dionis Perez, Florida International University
Angie Estrada, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Espionage In The Making

Amy Alsheimer, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Convection Enhanced Delivery Brain Phantom Gel

Agnes Arrinda, Florida International University
Kacie Kaile, Florida International University
Glen Saunders, Florida International University
Jose Garundo, Florida International University
Nashra Phanor, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Teaching Life Skills to Promote Motivation in High School Seniors

Megan Bennett, Florida International University

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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Image Guided Cancer Therapy: Developing a Process for Quantitative Organ Imaging

Zoe Bernard, Florida International University
Caroline M. Betances, Florida International University
Pedro Da Costa, Florida International University
John Hidalgo, Florida International University
Juanpablo Olguin, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Effect of Inflammation on miRNA Expression in Pancreatic Beta Cells and their Exosomes

Luciarita Boccuzzi, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Determination of Effector Binding Affinities Using PAC

David Butcher, Florida International University
Jovany J. Betancourt, Florida International University

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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Priming and the Solicitude of Syrian Refugees

Darlene `. Carmichael, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A University-Based Summer Camp to Promote Construction Technology Career for High School Students

Armando Carrasquillo, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Simple Auto-Tuning Sliding Mode Control for Inductive Power Transfer Systems

Andres Cavada, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Analysis of Small Molecule Antagonist Binding with Relaxin Receptor

Briana Cervantes, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Correlations Between Perceptions of Gender Equitability, Intimate Relationship Power Dynamics, and Health Locus of Control Among Men and Women in Portau- Prince, Haiti

Tesha Davilmar, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

An Assessment of the People’s Liberation Army Navy

Eiko Diaz, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Understanding the diversity and interaction between coral-associated Cyanobacteria and Cyanobacteriophages

Bryant Estadella, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Weekly Monitoring of Hemodynamic Changes in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Cristianne Fernandez, Florida International University
Rebecca Kwasinski, Florida International University
Kevin Leiva, Florida International University
Richard Schutzman, Florida International University
Edwin Robledo, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Individual Differences in Emotion- Cognition Interaction: Effect of Serotonin Transporter Genotype on Positive and Negative Emotional Distractor Suppression

Roxanna Flores, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

United States Neo-Imperialism and Iran

Meghan Furrie, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hybrid Spectroscopy Imaging System for In-Vivo Tissue Investigation

Juan Giraldo, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Towards the development of a bioreactor system that mimics the human circulation

Robin Gomez, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Validation of StockMarks for Dogs Genotyping Kit for Canine DNA Profiling in Forensics

Gretel Arcia Gonzalez, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Role of Experience in Gender Differences in Spatial Aptitude

Elaine Green, Florida International University
Jorge Limia, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Terpene Adsorption Analysis in Tedlar Air Sampling Bags

Jeremy B. Guedes, Florida International University
Alison G. Simon, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

3D Printed Extraterrestrial Geomechanics 1.0

Jorge L. Hernandez, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Eco-Mated Irrigation System

Omar Iglesias, Florida International University
Jose Sotomayor, Florida International University
Daniel Sotomayor, Florida International University
Elvis Fernandez, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A Review of Data Repositories for the Long Tail of Computer Science

Pachev Joseph, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Effects of a Shoulder Care Intervention On Shoulder Benchmarks In Collegiate Softball Players

Brianna Kimura, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Healing Vs. Non- Healing Hemodynamic Differences in Venous Leg Ulcers

Rebecca Kwasinski, Florida International University
Cristianne Fernandez, Florida International University
Kevin Leiva, Florida International University
Richard Schutzmand, Florida International University
Edwin Robledo, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

How the Retrosplenial Cortex Changes Throughout the Process of Associative Learning

Amelia Leon, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Complete Offloading Cushion for Wheelchair Bound Patients

Dayana Manganese, Florida International University
Juan Medina, Florida International University
David Collazos, Florida International University
Tidjan Simpson, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Adaptable Energy Storing Device for Gym Equipment

Robin Mayrand, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Efficacy of Therapeutic Recreation Program Simultaneously Utilizing Cognitive and Physical Interventions on Individuals with Mild Neurocognitive Disorder: A Meta- Analysis of the Literature

Susan McCool, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Calculating Vsin(i) of Planet-hosting Young Stars

Jennifer Medina, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Domestic violence among Women India

Brenda Melendrez, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Examining the Relationship between Career Outcome Expectations and Physics Identity

Camila Monslave

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mueller matrix colposcope for the characterization of cervical collagen anisotropy

Karla Alejandra Montejo, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Monitoring Algal and Seagrass Species Diversity Changes in a Freshwater- Flooded, Coastal Wetland

Kevin Montenegro, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Satori Trainer

Emmalie Christina Morisseau, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

TBD

Allan Nigri, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

US and Cuban Economic Cooperation: Expansion and Security

Eshrat Nikrooye-Asli, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Differences in use of Metaphor between Narrative and Non-narrative Texts

Armando J. Ochoa, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Natural Language Processing

Alastair Paragas, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Improving Prosthetic Fitting for OrthoPro Prosthetics: Static Fitting Platform

Lance Petalio, Florida International University
Alejandra Daviglus, Florida International University
Natalie Matos, Florida International University
Christian Castillo, Florida International University
Marco Zamora, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Does China’s strategic support force pose a threat to U.S. National Security

Emily Pietri, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Investigation of the Properties of Acid- Contaminated Sediment and its Effect on Contaminant Mobility

Awmna K. Rana, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Design Proposal for the FIU Ion Propulsion Engine (FIPE)

Steven Revesz

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Modification of NIROS for Hemodynamic Imaging of Large Wounds

Edwin A. Robledo, Florida International University
Richard Schutzman, Florida International University
Mia L. Boloix, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Thailand as a three-gendered society

Alexis Rodriguez, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The use of Dictyota as a Bioindicator of Differential Nutrient Availability in High and Low Relief Reefs in the Florida Keys

Samantha Rodriguez, Florida International University
Mariangelica Banasco, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Profiling Alzheimer’s Gene Relationships using Bayesian Networks

Lauren San Diego, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Spatial Co-Registration of Visible and Optical Images

Richard Schutzman, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Reaching Kinematics in Infant Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta)

Alyssa Seidler, Florida International University
Megan Taylor, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Expression of 5- HT2aR And The 5-HT2cR In The Dorsal And Ventral Hippocampus

Kiara Serrano, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Study of Synergetic Interactions between Uranium, Humic Acid, Silica Colloids and SRS Sediments at Variable pH

Alexis Smoot, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Virtual Reality-based Personalized Learning Environment for Repetitive Labor-intensive Construction Tasks

Sudip Subedi, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Adipose Stem Cell Culture Efficacy on Graphene-Polymer Composite Substrates

Nidhi Suthar, Florida International University
Brittany Gonzalez, Florida International University
Jennifer Bustillos, Florida International University
Pranjal Nautiyal, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Molecular Modeling of the Conformational Space of the Knot Protein Dehl

Virgilio Velasco, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lateral Lemniscus Development

Heidy Zetina, Florida International University

East and Center Ballrooms

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Out of Kendall

Paula Almeida, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Role of Symbiosis on Cnidarian Immune Competence

Gabriel Arias, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

IC-CAE Fellowship

Hannah Batista, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Peptide Sequence Influence on the Conformational Dynamics of the Intrinsically Disordered ATHP 3 Peptide

Alexander Bolufer, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Targeting Transcription-Coupled DNA Supercoiling for Discovery of Bacterial DNA Gyrase Inhibitors

Alex Capaldo, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Meta- Analysis of Leadership Success Factors

Daniel Carp, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Securing the Internet of Things

Alexandra Chavez, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Engineering Senior Design

Nusaiba Chowdhury, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Transnational Waters: A Look at Their Ability for Cooperation

Ana C. Correa, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effect of Parental Literacy on Dialogic Reading Intervention Outcomes

Morgan Crawley, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

UpTech Program

Nicholas Espinosa, Florida International University
Saraisabel Carrricaburu, Florida International University
Oscar Fernandez, Florida International University
Vittoria Lovecchio, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Without the Everglades: Economic Impact

Daylen Fiallo, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Individual Differences in Emotion- Cognition Interaction: Effect of Serotonin Transporter Genotype on Positive and Negative Emotional Distractor Suppression

Roxanna Flores, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Physically Active Lifestyle and the Practice of Safe Sexual Behavior in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Michaela Francis, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

An Examination of the Factors that Contribute to the Formation of Exclaves

Justin Franco, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Defensive Medicine: a Comparison of Private Practices and Hospital Systems

Tyler Friedman, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Molecular modeling of conformational space of the knot protein YibK

Daniel Gimeno, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Single Blind comparison of Automotive Glass by Laser Ablation – Inductively Coupled Plasma – Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS)

Vidia Gokool, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effects of Prenatal Light Exposure on Social Responsiveness in Bobwhite Quail Chicks

Diana Gonzalez, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Crude oil characterization using SARA fractionation and GC-MS

Nicholas Hernandez, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Role of Wayfinding Experience on Spatial Anxiety: Implications for Spatial Aptitude

Nhan Hoang, Florida International University
Paolanthon Mora, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Returning Miami Beach to The Everglades

Miranda Kerr, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Alcohol Modulates DC-SIGN Expression in Monocyte-derived Dendritic Cells as Demonstrated by Real Time PCR and Single Cell Imaging Flow Cytometry

Alejandra Lavendre, Florida International University
Gloria Figueroa, Florida International University
Tiyash Parira, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Knowledge of Traumatic Head Injuries Involving the Student Population at Florida International University: An Analysis of the Modifiable Risk Factors

Jose Lopez, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The New Press Index: Varying Effects of Press Freedom and it’s Relation to Citizen Journalism

Danielle M. Lyn, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

To Teach or Not to Teach

Andrew Marichal, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Trendsetting Now

David Marte, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Break Junction Technique for Studying Individual Biological Molecules

Brian Mayorga, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Body Powered 3D Printed Hand Prostheses

Brian Mayorga, Florida International University
Valeria Grisales, Florida International University
Diego Aguilar, Florida International University
Richard Schutzman, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Flow Field Post Repair in Critical Aortic Valve Stenosis: Implication to Recurring Disease States

Denise Medina, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hand Preferences in Owl Monkeys (Aotus spp.) Using a Single Task Assessment

Aaron Mencia, Florida International University
Alessandra Puig-Santana, Florida International University
Amaya Bueno, Florida International University
Elizabeth Rodriguez Valent, Florida International University
Rafael Aguilar, Florida International University
Ehlam Imam, Florida International University
Jessica Maldonado, Florida International University
Victorien Meray, Florida International University
Martha Caceres, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Mathematical Model of Plasma Membrane Electrophysiology in a Single Pericyte Cell

Asad Mirza, Florida International University
Arash Moshkforoush, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Exploring DNA Topological Barrier Using Flourescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)

Daniel Moy, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Assessment of Chloride, Sulfate, and Nitrate Aggregating Agents for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) Analysis of Synthetic Cannabinoids

Jonathan Munoz, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Integrating a Raspberry Pi 3 with a Hand-made Smart Meter

Ruben Munoz, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hydro- Security in West Africa: Analysis of the Region's Environmental Security in Regards to the Concurrent Effects of Climate Change and Water Resource

Olivia Napper, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Bioaccessibility of Methylmercury in Rice and Fish

Michael Angelo Ojeda, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Biomechanical Detections

Gabriel Padro, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Media/Entertainment in Comparison to Mysticism in Global Culture

Marielena Pena, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gendered Sexual Health Beliefs’ influence on Black College Men’s HPV Vaccine uptake decision making

Nathalie Perez, Florida International University
Ivette Troitino, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CTC Quantity Assessment Through Microfludic Detection Device

Daniel Quintero, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Investigation of the hydrophobic sites of DREAM

Daniel Rapado, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Selling the Swamp

Erica Riera, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Changes in the Connection between the Ventral Striatum and Medial Prefrontal Cortex with Age as Measured by Diffusion Weighted Imaging

Jeslyn Rodriguez, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cooperation or Corporation? The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGCOs) in Diminishing the Civil Society of Haiti Through Lack of Communication

Ednise Sainval, Florida International University

GC Ballrooms

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Development of a Novel Health Monitoring System for Adhesively Bonded Composite Joints using Magnetoelectric Nanoparticles

Jose Rojas Sanchez, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Interactions of Neuronal Calcium Sensor DREAM with Zinc

Maria J. Santiago, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Generation Glades

Ella Smith, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Analysis of Hydroxylated Polychlorinated Biphenyls using nESI-TIMS-MS

Natalie Smith, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Device for Confocal Microscopy Assistance

Woodrow Starnes, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Cerebellum’s Relationship to Language Function

Sophia Tchir, Florida International University
Carolina Vias, Florida International University
Jairo Munoz, Florida International University
Jefferson Salan, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Value in the Art World; Growth in Unlikely Places

Christopher Tonarely, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Comparison of Hispanic Infant Populations on Vocabulary Size

Elizabeth Torres, Florida International University
Sandy Gonzalez, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Relationship Between Parent Accommodation and Child Anxiety Severity: Examining Differences between a Clinical and Community Sample

Eleni Tsalikis, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tamiami Trail – Bridging the Distance

Guillermo Uribe, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy study of Arsenic Speciation under Cellular Matrix influence

Mingwie Yang, Florida International University
Afia Anjuman, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Effect of Muscle Cell Differentiation on IRE1a Activation and the Unfolded Protein Response

Marco Zamora Bulla, Florida International University

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM