The posters listed below are some of those displayed during the morning and afternoon sessions on Thursday, May 19, 2016 as part of the annual Scholars Week activities.

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2016
Thursday, May 19th
9:00 AM

Abiotic factors and donor site influence growth and development of Zostera marina seeds.


Mike Adamczyk, Western Washington University

Marine Biology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Affinity purification scheme for the C1/C2 domain of blood coagulation fVIII


Laurel Sugden, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Anne of Green Gables: Childhood, Feminism, and the Canadian story

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Colin Carter, Western Washington University

Canadian American Studies

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Computational Screening of Crystalline Surfaces for Interface Stability


Adam Elder, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Daily Show with Trevor Noah: A qualitative Analysis of Political Fraiming on Satirical News Programs


Rachel Ronquillo, Western Washington University

Journalism

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Digital Forensics of Cyber-Attacks on the Power Grid


Eli Sohl, Western Washington University
Curtis Fielding, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Digitized Indian: Representation and Reclamation of Indigenous Communities in Video Games


Tawny Mayer, Western Washington University

Anthropology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Ethics of Super PACs


Rachel Postlewait, Western Washington University

Journalism

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fun with Phonemes: Musicianship and the Perception of Voice Onset Time


Raleigh Davis, Western Washington University
Sydney Kamm, Western Washington University

BRAIN, Behavioral Neuroscience

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Function of Lupinus spp. in the restoration of a riparian ecosystem: Elwha River, former Lake Mills, WA


Caitlin Knox, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Heron Nesting and Foraging Behavior in Bellingham Bay


Ian Woodruff, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Population size estimate of garter snakes, thamnophis spp., using capture-mark-recapture techniques in a semi-urban park in Bellingham, WA, USA.


Skylar King, Western Washington University
John Hathaway, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Preferred leadership attributes among liberals and conservatives


James R. Camp, Western Washington University
Austen P. Turner, Western Washington University
Joshua Thompson, Western Washington University

Psychology

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Preparation of a soluble factor VIII C1 domain for functional and structural studies


Erin Aldag, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Optical Fibers as Chemical Sensors

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Deanna Myers, Western Washington University
Luke DeGraaff, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Toward an Oxygen Carrying Therapeutic Based on a Single-Chain Hemoglobin Framework


Amanda Alexander, Western Washington University

Chemistry

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Analysis of pectin degradation from ethylene exposed pistils by HPLC


Steven Mahnke, Western Washington University
Preston Ehrlich, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Anatomy of News Media Bias in Academic Research


Keely Killebrew, Western Washington University

Journalism Studies

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Are You Following The Crowd? The Social Side of Political Ideology


Kamran Hughes, Western Washington University

Psychology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calculating the predictability of climate change: the effect of climate change on moth species in the Pacific Northwest varies among functional groups.

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Julie Maurer, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Combined Mouse and Eye Movement Biometrics for User Authentication


Leon Hou, Western Washington University
Chloe Yugawa, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dating Tablets from the Garshana Corpus


Dannon Dixon, Western Washington University
Conner Anderson, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Design and Development of a Product Family


Allyce Froning, Western Washington University
Christopher Carpenter, Western Washington University

Engineering and Design

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dietary Effects on Breast Cancer Survivorship and Recurrence Rates


Rebecca McNurney, Western Washington University

Community Health

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Evaluating Nucleophile and Substrate Specificities of Sortase A Homologs for Orthogonal Reactivity

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Nicholas Horvath, Western Washington University
Jesse Prelesnik, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

An Examination of Methods Used in truth Campaign Advertisements

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Monea Kerr, Western Washington University

Journalism

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Exploring the Effects of Technological Trust and Perception of Environmental Risk on Attitudes Towards Renewable Energy; A Socio-Technical Perspective


Cody Smith, Western Washington University

Sociology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Fabrication and utilization of luminescent solar concentrators for future energy resources


David Brewster, Western Washington University
Jared Chang, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Geologic Map of Gusev Crater, Mars, Using High-Resolution Spacecraft Imagery


Matthew Losee, Western Washington University

Geology

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Gold Catalyzed Lactonization of Epoxide Esters


Carlos Enciso Lopez, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Illustrating the use of research in the design of instruction: Teaching terminal velocity in introductory physics


Michael Greiner, Western Washington University

Physics

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Influence of ectomycorrhizal colonization on American chestnut trees (Castanea dentata) with regard to growth, fecundity, and susceptibility to chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica).

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John Adamson, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Kinetic and equilibrium sorption modeling of arsenite and arsenate onto Lake Whatcom sediments and activated carbon.

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Holly Young, Western Washington University
Fischer L. Young, Western Washington University
Henry T. Cade, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Language of Non-normative Sexuality and Genders

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Emily Bolam, Western Washington University
Samantha Jarvis, Western Washington University

Linguistics

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mixed Mode Testing of G.F.R.P Composite Repairs


Adrian Battisti, Western Washington University

Engineering and Design

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Modeling News Articles with Deep Neural Networks


Ellyn Ayton, Western Washington University
Gracie Ermi, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Multiple Curve Comparisons Utilizing MinP and Parametric Bootstrapping


Daniel Shelnut, Western Washington University

Mathematics

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Multi-Stream Multi-Task Speaker Attribute Prediction with Neural Networks


Ryan Baerwolf, Western Washington University
Neal Digre, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Production and Contestation of Whiteness in Little Miss Sunshine


Louise Strandoo, Western Washington University

Communication

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Quantifying the colonization of leaf litter by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in temperate lowland forests


Dylan Simpson, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Rare and Unusual Square Planar Copper(I) Complexes


Pui Man Cheung, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A Reflection on Developing and Healing from Bulimia in College

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Libby Keller, Western Washington University

Journalism

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Regulation of AMPA-type glutamate receptor homolog GLR-1 by ERAD ubiquitin ligases in C. elegans

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Sam Witus, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Restoring Ecosystem Functionality: A Pilot Study of the Removal of Invasive Reed Canary Grass in a Puget Sound Lowland Saltmarsh


Anna Rebert, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ribosomal Protein L7/L12 is Essential for the Binding of Elongation Factor-G (EF-G) to the 70S Bacterial Ribosome


Bassam Haddad, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Searching for Signs of Hydration in Images from NASA's Mars Rovers


Christian Thomsen, Western Washington University

Geology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Solving the molecular structure of hybrid human-porcine factor VIII through X-ray crystallization

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Mikko Sayre, Western Washington University
Amanda Weis, Western Washington University
Brenna Park-Egan, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Squalicum Creek: Channel Evolution in a Restored Creek


Tatum McLeod, Western Washington University
Megan Mortensen, Western Washington University

Geology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering and Fluorescence Based Optical Probes


Daniel Botamanenko, Western Washington University
Alexander Atwood, Western Washington University

Chemistry

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Survey of Professional Education Background in Guatemalan Speech-Language Pathologists

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Anna Gregovich, Western Washington University

Communication Sciences and Disorders

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Towards Reducing Harassment in Social Media


Rimika Majumdar, Western Washington University
Ella Ordona, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Towards Using Technology to Reduce Harassment in Online Social Media


Ella Ordona, Western Washington University
Paige Ormiston, Western Washington University

Computer Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Using recombination in the Drosophila male germline to generate a mutation in DMAP1: I: Genetic Analysis of recovered lesions


Claire Doran, Western Washington University
Nathan Carter, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Using recombination in the Drosophila male germline to generate a mutation in DMAP1: II: Single Embryo PCR analysis


Shyanne Carter, Western Washington University
Kasey Temple, Western Washington University

Biology

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Vegetation Composition and Fish Presence within an Urbanized Tidal Marsh: The Importance of Baseline Data


Chelsea Harris, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wildlife Diversity Differences Between Agate Pond Preserve and Chuckanut Community Forest


Chelsea Johnson, Western Washington University
Elaine Lytle, Western Washington University

Environmental Sciences

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM