ARMON AYANDEH

Drug Discovery Targeting Attachment and Drug Target Identification in Giardia lamblia
Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

ALISON S. BAE

Antigen Specific Activation of CD8+ T cells by Giardia: An in vitro Approach
Steven Singer, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MICHAEL LAWRENCE BARCLAY

Georgetown University Energy Prize will Leverage Private Funds to Incentivize Improvements in Total Community Energy Efficiency from Electricity and Natural Gas Sources Nationwide.
Francis Slakey, Department of Physics, Maria Donoghue, Department of Biology, and John Shore, Department of Physics, Georgetown University

HARRISON ABRAM BOOKSTEIN

The effects of pollinator morphology and behavior on pollination in Asclepias syriaca (Apocynaceae)
Edward M. Barrows and Aaron F. Howard, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MELANIE BURGOS

The Effects of GABA Agonists on Unconditioned Fear Responses in Macaques
Ludise Malkova and Patrick Forcelli, Department of Pharmacology, and Maria Donoghue, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

ANNA MARTHA CHICHURA

The role of Calcium and Cadmium as Physiological Activators of Estrogen Receptor-α
Daniela A. Parodi, Kedra Cyrus, Geoffrey B. Storchan, and Mary Beth Martin, Departments of Biochemisty and Molecular & Cellular Biology and Oncology, Georgetown University, and Maria Donoghue, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

SOPHIE ELIZABETH CLARK

The Efficacy of Tailoring Lectures to Address Student Questions
Amy Walsh and Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

STEFANO GIOVANNI DANIELE

The effect of mutant Lrrk2 on α-synuclein phosphorylation and oligomerization in MN9D cells
Kathleen Maguire-Zeiss, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Elena Casey, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

BEATRIZ GALATAS

The Impact of Microfinance and Microfinance Plus on Nutrition, Child Health and Maternal Health
Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

ROBERT CAMPBELL GOKEY

Encouraging students to interact with in-class corrected works aids in retention and learning
Amy Walsh and Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JESS D. HEBERT

The Human Papillomavirus Type 16 E6 Oncoprotein Overcomes Contact Inhibition
Richard Schlegel, Department of Pathology, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Joseph Neale, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

BRITTANY L. HECKEL

Database for Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University, and Rhonda B. Friedman, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University School of Medicine

SARA HIGA

Life and Death Following Giardia Infection—Analyses of Apoptosis, Epithelial Cell Turnover, and Necrosis
Steven Singer, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

BRADFORD ALEXANDER HILSON

Potassium Efflux in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Anne Rosenwald, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

WASEEM SAFAA KHALEEL

Vsclprot and MEK3 Show Increased Expression Levels in Adult Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes That Produce Diapause Eggs
Peter Armbruster, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

TAKASHI KITANI

The Roles of Polyphosphates on Wound Healing and Cell Proliferation of Human HaCaT Keratinocytes
Dean Rosenthal, Cynthia Rosenthal, and Elliot Crooke, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Ronda Rolfes, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

ANDREW MARTIN KOENIG

The Effects of Waterborne Contamination on Primary Educational Attainment: Current Science and its Implication on Policymaking
Steven Singer, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

LAUREN JILL KRONTHAL

A Background in Chemistry Helps Students Learn and Understand Biology
Gina Wimp, Heidi Elmendorf, and Amy Walsh, Department of Biology, and Sarah Stoll and Diana Glick, Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University

KOREN KWAG

NAAG Peptidase Inhibition Blocks Contralateral Hyperalgesia Induced by Inflammatory Insult to the Contralateral Limb
Joseph Neale, Rafal Olszewski, and Tomasz Bzdega, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JOHN ANDREW LOMICKY

Towards an ScFv-based ELISA to Recognize α-Synuclein
Kathleen Maguire-Zeiss, Department of Neuroscience, Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Joseph Neale, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

GLYNIS ELIZABETH MCGOWAN

Art Activities Do Not Immediately Affect Student Understanding of Biological Concepts
Gina Wimp and Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JONATHAN MILLER

Environmental and Socioeconomic Factors Affect Mosquito Abundance in the Washington D.C. Area
Peter Armbruster, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MIRANDA MOORE

Detecting Bloodstream Infections with Limited Culturing Time Using Real Time PCR and Pyrosequencing
Jeanne Jordan, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, and Steven Singer, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MEGAN KELLY O'HEARN

Student performance enhanced by note card creation, but not learning-by-teaching
Gina Wimp and Heidi Elmendorf, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

CATERINA PROFACI

Group II mGluR agonist LY354740 and NAAG peptidase inhibitor effects on prepulse inhibition in PCP and D-amphetamine models of schizophrenia
Joseph Neale, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

JESSICA QUICK

Role of transcription factors in the morphological shift to filamentation in virulent Candida albicans
Ronda J. Rolfes, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

OMAR RAHMAN

EphA4 and EphA7 Receptors Regulate Development of Neuronal Compartments within the Striatum
Lawrence Kromer, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Joseph Neale, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

YOOJIN SOHN

Effects of F-spondin on Dendritic Spine Formation
Hyang-Sook Hoe, Department of Neuroscience, Department of Neurology, and Joseph Neale, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

COLIN M. SOPER

Bidirectional Optogenetic Control of Seizures
Karen Gale and Patrick Forcelli, Department of Pharmacology, Georgetown University

TREVOR ROBERT WELLINGTON

Analysis of Zebrafish Oxytocin-Like and Vasopressin-Like Expression in the Developing Hypothalamus
Eric Glasgow, Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, and Elena Casey, Department of Biology, Georgetown University

MICHAEL HARRISON WYTOCK

The Oribatid Mite Mochloribatula texana Uses Chemical Cues to Locate Host Lichen Parmelia caperata
Martha Weiss, Department of Biology, Georgetown University