2018 Student Research Conference:
31st Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 a.m. • MG Cyber Cafe & VH Lobby
Continental Breakfast

Continental Breakfast and Conference Program Books are available in the the Magruder Hall Cyber Cafe and the Violette Hall Lobby at 7:30 a.m. Registration is not required for session attendance; the entire campus community is invited and encouraged to attend.


8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. • University Art Gallery
Juried Art Exhibition

The Student Research Conference coincides with the last day of the Annual Juried Student Exhibition. In the University Art Gallery, on the ground floor of Ophelia Parrish (OP 1114), outstanding student work will be on display in the gallery from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


8:00-9:15 • MG 1096
SESSION 103
Oral Paper -
Biology I /Chemistry I

Presiding: Dr. Stephanie Maiden

8:00

103 - 1  BRANDEN W. LAWSON
Dr. Bill Miller, Faculty Mentor

A Computational Investigation of Cannabinoid Receptor CB1

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8:15

103 - 2  ZACHARY D. SMITH
Dr. Bill Miller, Faculty Mentor

Virtual Screening of Potential Inhibitors of APOBEC3B: a Promising Cancer Drug Target

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8:30

103 - 3  PETER K. WINDSOR* and RACHEL PRINS
Dr. Bill Miller and Dr. Stephanie Maiden, Faculty Mentors

A computational approach to understanding the role of proteins in microtubule assembly in Caenorhabditis elegans

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8:45

103 - 4  RACHEL PRINS* and PETER K. WINDSOR
Dr. Stephanie Maiden and Dr. Bill Miller, Faculty Mentors

The role of UNC-33/CRMP in the Caenorhabditis elegans embryonic epidermis

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9:00

103 - 5  DOMINIC S. MATTOCK
Dr. Bill Miller, Faculty Mentor

Computational Analysis of the Effect of Biflavinoid Inhibitor Drugs on Amyloid-β Plaque Disaggregation 

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9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. • MG Cyber Cafe & VH Lobby
Break

Complimentary refreshment breaks will be held in the main lobby of Violette Hall and the Cyber Cafe of Magruder Hall from 9:15 a.m.


9:30-10:45 • MG 1096
SESSION 203
Oral Paper -
Chemistry II

Presiding: Dr. Brian Lamp

9:30

203 - 1  DORIAN S. SNEDDON
Dr. Tim Humphry and Dr. Amy Fuller, Faculty Mentors

Synthesis of Potassium Glycolaldehyde Sulfate

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9:45

203 - 2  ERIC NORFLEET
Dr. Amy Fuller and Dr. Tim Humphry, Faculty Mentors

The Attempted Synthesis of Potassium 3-Methylbutan-2,3-diol Sulfate

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10:00

203 - 3  JOHN D. KILIAN* and EMMA M. ARCHER
Dr. Tim Humphry and Dr. Amy Fuller, Faculty Mentors

Bond Cleavage: Aldehyding in the Aromatics

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10:15

203 - 4  MOLLY S. VITTENGL
Dr. Tim Humphry and Dr. Amy Fuller, Faculty Mentors

Synthesis of Two Sulfate Esters

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10:30

203 - 5  PATRICK T. SULLIVAN* and ANDREA HAMILTON
Dr. Amy Fuller and Dr. Tim Humphry, Faculty Mentors

The Synthesis of Lactic Acid Sulfate

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9:30-10:45 • MG 1098
SESSION 204
Oral Paper  -
Chemistry III

Presiding: Mrs. Ryan Miller

9:30

204 - 1  ABIGAIL R. HELD
Dr. Bill Miller, Faculty Mentor

Effectiveness of Asphaltene Nanoaggregate Inhibitors 

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9:45

204 - 2  YU XUAN LIN
Dr. Bill Miller, Faculty Mentor

Computational Drug Design for Inhibition of ZIKA NS2B-NS3 Protease

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10:00

204 - 3  ARI VERA
Dr. Bill Miller, Faculty Mentor

Determining the Viability of Calpain Inhibitors as Drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease Using Computational Simulations

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10:15

204 - 4  DUSTIN C. GANSEBOM
Dr. Vayujeet Gokhale, Faculty Mentor

Colloidal Stability of Hydrophilically Modified beta-NaYF4 Nanocrystals

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11:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Foundations of Research: Transforming Undergraduate Skills into a Career

Abigail Orscheln Police Analyst St.Louis County Police Department


2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

Complimentary refreshment breaks will be held in the main lobby of Violette Hall, the Cyber Cafe of Magruder hall and the Ophelia Parrish Lobby from 2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


3:30-4:30 • GEO - SUB
SESSION P-4
Poster -
Chemistry

P-4 - 1

ALEXANDRA M. MARKO*, ADDISON M. LEABO, and BRIGITTA M. RETH
Dr. Cassidy M. Dobson, Faculty Mentor

Expression and Purification of Gamma Crystallins

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P-4 - 2

COURTNEY R. BINGHAM* and KERSTIN E. PETERSON
Dr. Cassidy M. Dobson, Faculty Mentor

Expression and Purification of Disulfide Bond Forming Enzyme

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3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Student Union - Georgian Room
All-Conference Reception

A conference-wide reception will be held in the Georgian Room of the Student Union Building from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.The entire campus community is invited to attend to help honor and celebrate the scholarly and creative achievements of all students presenters and faculty mentors.



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