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Thank you for your interest and participation in the 2013 Graduate School Student Research Symposium scheduled for April 2 from 1:30-3:30 at the Morris University Center (MUC) at SIUE! Research does not need to be complete to participate. Students are expected to be present the entire time. Students and their guests are invited to join us at the student reception at 4:00 in the Maple/Dogwood Room, 2nd floor! Awards will be given for best presentations. Presenters are invited to attend the Paul Simon Award Luncheon held at 11:30 in the Meridian Ballroom (no cost, Registration Required). Register for both of these events under "Registration".

Poster sizes are limited to 4' H x 3' W. A six foot table will be provided. Students are responsible for bringing supplies needed to mount poster including mounting board. Posters should be brought to the Goshen Lounge (1st floor) between the hours of 8:30-1:00. Poster presenters are listed below

PowerPoint presentations are limited to 10 slides and 10 minutes. The room assignments and times are listed below.

2013 Graduate School Student Research Symposium

Poster Presentations

Presenter

Department

Presentation Title

Baumer, Stephanie

Mass Communications

Media Construction of American Families: A Content Analysis of Parents Magazine

Fritzgerald, Adam

Dental Medicine

Use of Spatial Analysis to Inform Community Outreach Activities

Imani Nejad, Maryam

Chemistry

Synthetic Studies of Mn(III) Dipyrromethene Peroxynitrite Decomposition Catalysts

Jha, Jay

Chemistry

Synthesis of Fluorinated Ethyl Atropate

Lofink, Sarah

Psychology

The Relationship between Introversion-Extraversion and Burnout: Is Social Support a Mediator and is Emotional Regulation a Moderator

Msengi, Naomi

Chemistry

Mn(III) Bis(hydroxyphenyl)- aza-dipyrromethene complexes as peroxynitrite decomposition catalysts (PNDCs)

Parrigon, Scott;

Ritcheson, J.; Fulk,B.;

Prince, J.

Psychology

Do Parents Affect Students' Leadership Style Values? Only When Your Father is an Autocrat

Razzaghi, Mortezaali;

Hammann, Blake

Chemistry

Study of Enzyme Model Reactions of Assess Physical Features in Enzyme Catalysis

Sarpong-Kumankomah, Sophia

Chemistry

Evaluation of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Biosolids Prior to Land Application in Agricultural Settings

Schroeder, Ellen

Art Therapy Counseling

Exploring Relational Aesthetics in Dementia

Seesengood, Brooke

Biological Sciences

Bond Strength of Repaired Resin Modified Glass Ionomer

Shakya, Shubha;

Jensen, Drake

Chemistry

Characterization of the Interactions of Calmodulin and its chimeras with Orai 1

Stout, Justin; Wooten, J. Smith, B; Orris, C.; Yoder,

A.; Graham, B.

Kinesiology

Effects of Weight Loss and Maintenance on Hormones Associated with Hunger and Satiety

Taylor, Jaclyn;

Cunningham, M; Fowler,S

Biological Sciences

Dental Medicine

Neuromuscular control of mastication and brux-like movements in the freely behaving rat

URCA STUDENTS

Beach, Andrew

Chemistry

Triphase catalysis using montmorillonite clay/polymer intercalates

Buckles, Brittany;

Scott MacIvor

Environmental Sciences

Colonization of Green Infrastructure by Cavity Nesting Bees and Wasps

Horn, Trevor

Chemistry

Tripahse Catalytic Reactions Using Montmorillonite Intercalated with Polymeric Quaternary Ammonium Salts

Jensen, Drake;

Pathiraja,Inoka

Chemistry

Interaction of Fas receptor peptides with Calmodulin and its derivatives

Prince, Joshua;

Smith, Taylor; Miller,

Courtney; Parrigon, Scott

Psychology

The Relationship between Autocratic, Democratic and Laissez-Faire Leadership Style Values and Cultural Values

Sabo, Michael

Chemistry

Kinetics of the Displacement Reaction Converting 1- Bromobutane to 1- Chlorobutane Using Polyoxypropylene/clay Intercalates

Yoder, Alissa;

Orris, C.; Stout, J.

Kinesiology

Effects of Human Apolipoprotein E3 and E4 Genotypes on Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

2013 Graduate School Student Research Symposium

Paper Presentations

HICKORY ROOM Moderator: Dr. Ron Schaefer

Presenter

Department

Presentation Title

Times

Cheong, Eileen

Art Therapy

Art Therapy for Enhancing Social Support Among Asian-American Elders in St. Louis

1:30-1:40

Clark, Stephanie

Art & Design

An Ethnographic Study of Art Therapy in Bangkok, Thailand

1:45-1:55

Dykyj, Diana

Art Therapy

Dialogues with the Shadow: Exploring Body Contour Drawing for Self-Awareness

2:00-2:10

Busekrus, Elizabeth

English

Teacher Feedback and the Transfer of Writing Skills in the English 102 Classroom

2:15-2:25

Roa, Ana

English

American politicians and promises

2:30-2:40

Stoecker, Kurt

English

Transfer of Topic Prominence in Chinese-English Interlanguage

2:45-2:55

Sukandi, Syayid

English

Words Consciousness in Internet - An Ethical Perspective on Digital Literacy

3:00-3:10

REDBUD ROOM Moderator: Dr. Curt Lox

Presenter

Department

Presentation Title

Johns, Michael;

Vernier, Stephanie

Biological Sciences/ School of Pharmacy

Effects of DGAT1 inhibitor on rat and human pancreatic beta cells

1:30-1:40

Robert, Fyalka;

Johns, Michael;

Kamadulski,

Andrew; Zollars,

Harry

Biological Sciences/ School of Pharmacy

Effects of peroxynitrite decomposing catalyst, SR-135, on beta cell function in obesity induced diabetes

1:45-1:55

Ramage, Sandy

Geography

Rethinking Classroom Space: Student Habits, Preferences, and Performance

2:00-2:10

Schreiber, Andrew

Geography

Rethinking the Poverty Line 2.0: Building a Web-based Application for the Analysis of Regional Urban Poverty and the Comparison of Poverty Metrics

2:15-2:25

Quarton, Amy

Psychology

Work/Non-Work Practices & Employees' Perceptions of Organizational Attractiveness

2:30-2:40

OAK ROOM Moderator: Dr. Mark Grinter

Presenter

Department

Presentation Title

Times

Eichhorst, Jessica;

Ofori-Tettey,

Akosua

Civil Engineering

Nutrient Analysis of the Effluent of Bioretention Columns Containing Municipal Waste Incinerator Bottom Ash

1:30-1:40

Ofori-Tettey, Akosua

Civil Engineering

Metals in Effluent from Bioretention Media Incorporating Bottom Ash

1:45-1:55

Garcia Hernandez, Nimrod

Electrical Engineering

A capsense based buccal controlled touchpad

2:00-2:10

Subedi, Samrat

Electrical Engineering

Thermographic Image Analysis Method In the Detection Canine Bone Cancer

2:15-2:25

Mohammadi, Arefeh

Industrial Engineering

An Intelligent Approach for Appointment Scheduling in Home Healthcare Services

2:30-2:40

MAPLE DOGWOOD ROOM Moderator: Dr. Albert Luo

Presenter

Department

Presentation Title

Times

Baghaei Lakeh, Arash

Mechanical Engineering

Approximate Analytical Period-m Solutions for a Generalized van der Pol Oscillator

1:30-1:40

George, Richard

Mechanical Engineering

Numerical Simulations of an Impact Oscillator

1:45-1:55

Hemker, Morgan

Mechanical Engineering

Effects of Droplets Impacting a Flat Surface

2:00-2:10

Jim, Hanxiang

Mechanical

Engineering

Periodic Solutions of a Dynamical System with Time Delay

2:15-2:25

O'Connor, Dennis

Mechanical Engineering

Stable and Unstable, Asymmetric and Symmetric Solutions for Periodic Motions in a Hardening Mathieu-Duffing Osillator

2:30-2:40

Qu, Yuhui

Mechanical Engineering

Periodic-2 Motions of a Rotating Blade

2:45-2:55

Rarick, Nathan

Mechanical Engineering

Examination of the Interface between Multiphase Flow in a Lid-Driven Cavity

3:00-3:10

Yu, Bo

Mechanical Engineering

Period-m Motions in a Nonlinear Force Excited Oscillator

3:15-3:25

HACKBERRY ROOM - URCA Moderator: Dr. Mike Dudley

Presenter

Department

Presentation Title

Times

Eickhoff, Tiffany

Speech Communication

Enacted Assessment of Disability Support: A "Lived" Method for Assessing Student Life

1:30-1:40

Eldridge, David

Political Science

Human Resources - Human Security in the Occupied Palestinian State: Israeli Military Orders and their Impact on the Needs of the People of Palestine

1:45-1:55

Gross, Erin

Political Science

Education - Human Security in the Occupied Palestinian State: Israeli Military Orders and their Impact on the Needs of the People of Palestine

2:00-2:10

Skorczewski, Bryan

Political Science

Economics - Human Security in the Occupied Palestinian State: Israeli Military Orders and their Impact on the Needs of the People of Palestine

2:15-2:25

Zimmerman, Erik

Philosophy

Addressing the Divine: Rethinking God qua Love

2:30-2:40