Poster Hall 8: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Neuroscience

Regan Volk: Proteomic Characterization of Phagocytic Human Monocyte-Derived Macrophages

Regan Volk: Proteomic Characterization of Phagocytic Human Monocyte-Derived Macrophages

Macrophages are a key cell in the innate immune system, responsible for phagocytosis and clearance of apoptotic self-cells, cancer, and
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Christopher Carlson: Graduate Student (4th year)

Christopher Carlson: Graduate Student (4th year)

The nucleocapsid (N) protein of SARS-CoV-2, together with viral RNA, forms gel-like biomolecular condensates and particles that are ...
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Kevin Aris: Single-Molecule Analysis of Interrogation by Cas9 and Cas12a on Supercoiled DNA

Kevin Aris: Single-Molecule Analysis of Interrogation by Cas9 and Cas12a on Supercoiled DNA

Cas9 and Cas12a are RNA-guided endonucleases with high natural specificity, making them promising tools for genetic engineering and the
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Juan Flores: Saturation of Plasticity at Individual Dendritic Spines

Juan Flores: Saturation of Plasticity at Individual Dendritic Spines

My research focuses on the molecular signaling pathways that are involved in learning.
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Dominic Grisingher: Designing De Novo Proteins With Two Conformational States for Application and Signaling

Dominic Grisingher: Designing De Novo Proteins With Two Conformational States for Application and Signaling

Protein switches are key regulators for cellular function and have the potential to allow a user precise control over biological ...
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Maxemiliano Vargas: Life Sciences

Maxemiliano Vargas: Life Sciences

My research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms that underly the anti-depressant properties of psychedelics and their ...
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Neil Hardy: Electro-plasmonic Nanoparticles for a Non-Invasive Bidirectional Brain-Machine Interface

Neil Hardy: Electro-plasmonic Nanoparticles for a Non-Invasive Bidirectional Brain-Machine Interface

Electro-plasmonic nanoparticles are evaluated for remote monitoring and stimulation of neurons in vivo.
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McKenzie Prillaman: Translating Science into Stories

McKenzie Prillaman: Translating Science into Stories

Instead of conducting scientific research, I’m learning how to write about it in ways that enthrall and inspire people.
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Daniel Droege: Progress Towards an Iron-Porphyrin-Based Antidote for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Daniel Droege: Progress Towards an Iron-Porphyrin-Based Antidote for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

My research focuses on designing and synthesizing iron-porphyrin complexes and evaluating their ability to function as antidotes for ...
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Jordan Kleinman: Sequence-Specific Translation Inhibition by Oxazolidinone Antibiotics & Elaboration of Context-Specificity

Jordan Kleinman: Sequence-Specific Translation Inhibition by Oxazolidinone Antibiotics & Elaboration of Context-Specificity

Oxazolidinones are a class of synthetic antibiotics which interfere with cellular function through nascent peptide-dependent action at ...
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Hilary Green: The Road to Standard Development

Hilary Green: The Road to Standard Development

Avocado oil currently does not have standards and many oils on the market are of poor quality or adulterated.
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Jessica Kendall-Bar: Eavesdropping on the brain at sea: a first glimpse at sleep in wild marine mammals

Jessica Kendall-Bar: Eavesdropping on the brain at sea: a first glimpse at sleep in wild marine mammals

For the first time, we measure brain activity in a wild marine mammal at sea.
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