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2021 Scholars

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Poster/ Project Title
Emily BurtUniversity of KansasJennifer GertonGenerating DNA probes for visualization of specific
human centromeres
Elizabeth FalknerUniversity of Minnesota - Twin CitiesRandal HalfmannObservations of Motility in Saccharomyces
Gwynna FullerDrury UniversityTatjana PiotrowskiSpatio-temporal Expression and Functions of
Enhancers during Neuromast Regeneration
in Zebrafish
James GalbraithLafayette CollegeRon YuEffects of 5-HT receptors on glomeruli modulation
in mice
India GaumeAmherst CollegeMatthew GibsonBehavioral and Genomic Differences Between Male
and Female Nematostella vectensis
Emma JohnstonBates CollegeNicolas RohnerEvaluating the Effects of High Glucose Diet in
Astyanax Mexicanus
Emily KeslerUniversity of Missouri - Kansas CityScott HawleySynaptonemal complex assembly and disassembly
Aviral MisraColumbia UniversityRon YuEvaluating Imprinting Behavior in Mice during the
Olfactory Critical Period Using Looming Stimulus
Madeleine MuellerUniversity of KansasLinheng LiThe Effects of YTHDF2-Targeted Drug Therapy on
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Grace OhlandCreighton UniversityPaul TrainorThe Effect of Diminished VEGFR2 Expression
on Trunk Neural Crest Cells
Melina PeshoffCase Western Reserve UniversityRon YuDetermining the expression pattern of V1re9-expressing
sensory neurons
Olivia RippeeUniversity of Missouri - Kansas CityAriel BazziniCRISPR-Cas13d knockdown of codon optimality genes
results in zebrafish early developmental delay
Amanda SandbergUniversity of MaineAriel BazziniDeleting translation: Identifying sequence
motifs required for dORF regulation
Martin SearcyNorth Carolina Argricultural and
Technical State University
Sarah ZandersHow Does Centromere Size Affect Meiotic
Chromosome Segregation
Kyla VazquezUniversity of Missouri - Kansas CityNicolas RohnerEvaluating Slc16a7(-/-) Mice as Metabolic
Disease Models
Allison WilliamsAllegheny CollegeRandal HalfmannStresses can inhibit irreversible protein aggregation
Calvin WinklerUniversity of Missouri - ColumbiaKausik SiAttempt to identify sequence important for amyloidogenic
aggregation of phosphatase Herzog
Phillip ZhouAmherst CollegeMatthew GibsonDissecting the function and development
of the Nematostella apical organ
William ZhuangCornell UniversityLinheng LiThe role of Frizzled-5 in intestinal homeostasis

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