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CSR Scholars 2017-2018

Scholars by Major

Name: Salvato, Madison

Research Mentor: Dr. Nazzy Pakpour

Project Title: Establishing a traveling insect petting zoo

Name: Robles, David

Research Mentor: Dr. Ruth Tinnacher

Project Title: Estimating Biodegradable Organic Carbon Content by KMnO4

Name: Obienu, Jasmine

Research Mentor: Dr. Ana Maria Almeida

Project Title: Untitled

Name: Albanna, Nesreen

Research Mentor: Dr. Nazzy Pakpour

Project Title: Induced Cessation of Feeding in Drosophila Melanogaster

Name: Alvarez, Peter

Research Mentor: Dr. Claudia Uhde-Stone

Project Title: Genome Editing with Crispr-Cas for Functional Analysis of White Lupin Genes

Name: Benito, Ramon

Research Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Curr

Project Title: Culturing of Nudibranch Hematocytes and detection of Toll-like Receptors from Tritonia Blood

Name: Cao, Binh

Research Mentor: Dr. Pascale Guiton

Project Title: How are proteins trafficked to the rhoptry organelles in Toxoplasma gondii?

Name: Cimmiyotti, Dorien

Research Mentor: Dr. Claudia Uhde-Stone

Project Title: Genome Editing with Crispr-Cas for Functional Analysis of White Lupin Genes

Name: del Rosario, Jonathan

Research Mentor: Dr. Brian Perry

Project Title: Phylogenetic analysis of endemic fungus of California Marasmius calhouniae and allies within genus Cyptotrama

Name: Dhillon, Parmeet

Research Mentor: Dr. Pascale Guiton

Project Title: Optimization of an in vitro stage conversion assay to monitor stage differentiation in Toxoplasma gondii

Name: Dixon, Nicole

Research Mentor: Dr. Ana Maria Almeida

Project Title: Exploring the Function of the AP3 Gene in Zingiberales

Name: Emery, Coleman

Research Mentor: Dr. James Murray

Project Title: Examining the interaction between Pilosarcus gurneyi and Tritonia diomedea acetylcholinesterase

Name: Fenster, Thomas

Research Mentor: Dr. Erica Wildy

Project Title: Quantification of the differences between conventional and regenerative almond orchards with regards to insect biodiversity, pest impacts, mycorrhizal fungi populations, soil health, and profitability

Name: Gomez, Carina

Research Mentor: Dr. Brian Perry

Project Title: Field comparisons of feeding electivity of native rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, in riffles versus pools of an urbanized San Francisco Bay Area stream?

Name: Gregory, Richard

Research Mentor: Dr. Claudia Uhde-Stone

Project Title: Using next generation RNA Sequencing to evaluate gene upregulation in White Lupin plants exposed to nutrient-deficient conditions

Name: Hain, Jasmine

Research Mentor: Dr. Brian Perry

Project Title: Foliar Endophytic Fungi of Salicornia Pacifica

Name: Hensen, Susan

Research Mentor: Dr. Brian Perry

Project Title: Fungal assemblages in Douglas Fir, Mixed Evergreen, and Oak Habitats in Pepperwood Preserve, Sonoma, CA

Name: Hernandez, Candelaria

Research Mentor: Dr. Claudia Uhde-Stone

Project Title: Genome Editing with Crispr-Cas for Functional Analysis of White Lupin Genes

Name: Kaur, Jasbindar

Research Mentor: Dr. Nazzy Pakpour

Project Title: Induced Cessation of Feeding in Drosophila Melanogaster

Name: Keramati, Negar

Research Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Curr

Project Title: Population Genetics study of Tritonia tetraquetra

Name: Looper, Jordan

Research Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Curr

Project Title: Isolation of Marine Phages From Vibrio Species

Name: Lorilla, Kristina

Research Mentor: Dr. Claudia Uhde-Stone

Project Title: Differential Gene Expression of Phosphate Limitation in Lupinus albus

Name: Ly, Sheng

Research Mentor: Dr. Nazzy Pakpour

Project Title: Impact of type 2 diabetes on the mosquito immune response to malaria

Name: Moreno, Alejandra

Research Mentor: Dr. Ana Maria Almeida

Project Title: Learning by Association in Plants

Name: Nagar, Nidhi

Research Mentor: Dr. Maria Gallegos

Project Title: Role of bacteria and bacterial metabolites in development of NASH

Name: Natouf, Fatima

Research Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Curr

Project Title: Armina Population Genetics

Name: Ngo, Crystal

Research Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Curr

Project Title: cDNA synthesis of HPG-V genes

Name: Ong, Leslie Ann

Research Mentor: Dr. Pascale Guiton

Project Title: How does ROP23 contribute to Toxoplasma gondii virulence

Name: Quach, Emily

Research Mentor: Dr. Pascale Guiton

Project Title: How do developmentally regulated metabolic enzymes contribute to stage conversion during Toxoplasma pathogenesis?

Name: Redic, Kanoa

Research Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Curr

Project Title: Speciation and Identification of Intestinal Microbes of Tritonia tetraquetra

Name: Regaspi, Diosann

Research Mentor: Dr. Ana Maria Almeida

Project Title: Exploring the Function of the AP3 Gene in Zingiberales

Name: Rodriguez Cruz, Paula

Research Mentor: Dr. Pascale Guiton

Project Title: How are Proteins Trafficked to the Specialized Secretory Organelles in Toxoplasma gondii?

Name: Salazar, Issamar

Research Mentor: Dr. Claudia Uhde-Stone

Project Title: Genome Editing with Crispr-Cas for Functional Analysis of White Lupin Genes

Name: Sheldon, Emma

Research Mentor: Dr. Pascale Guiton

Project Title: Complementation studies to establish GRA9 as a developmentally regulated virulence factor in Toxoplasma gondii

Name: Taher, Faizah

Research Mentor: Dr. Monika Sommerhalter

Project Title: Determination of catechin levels in green tea

Name: Tantilert, Cindy

Research Mentor: Dr. Maria Gallegos

Project Title: Characterization of the role of sax-2 in PLM termination in C. elegans

Name: Vaghelaa, Rackhi

Research Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Curr

Project Title: Bioinformatics analysis of repetitive sequences of Tritonia tetraquetra

Name: Varela, Breanna

Research Mentor: Dr. Maria Gallegos

Project Title: Untitled

Name: Vo, Hai

Research Mentor: Dr. Albert Gonzalez

Project Title: Drawing at Straw: Experiments in the Contruction of Mexican-Style Earthen Ovens

Name: Wang, Amy

Research Mentor: Dr. Tyler Evans

Project Title: Quantifying Sub-Lethal Impacts of Climate Change in a Key Marine Invertebrate

Name: Kinfu, Abraham

Research Mentor: Dr. Yi He

Project Title: A Need for a Variety of Food Options on California State University, East Bay Campus

Name: Shcherbakova, Ekaterina

Research Mentor: Dr. Yi He

Project Title: The efficiency of video marketing implementation for mobile applications promotion:time-lapse effect

Name: Suratos, Jacqueline

Research Mentor: Dr. SaeHya Ann

Project Title: CSUEB Student’s Perception on Tipping Behavior: A case of California State University, East Bay

Name: Cawit, Christa

Research Mentor: Dr. Anne Kotchevar

Project Title: Degradation of Antimicrobial Contaminants Using Laccase-Mediator Systems

Name: Hall, Nicolas

Research Mentor: Dr. Ruth Tinnacher

Project Title: Understanding Uranium(VI) Mobility at the Future Nuclear Waste Storage Sites: An Experimental and Modeling Study

Name: Pistorino, Jonathan

Research Mentor: Dr. Ruth Tinnacher

Project Title: Understanding Uranium(VI) Mobility at the Future Nuclear Waste Storage Sites: An Experimental and Modeling Study

Name: Riboul, Rashid

Research Mentor: Dr. Ann McPartland

Project Title: Investigating on the binding characteristics of the important RNA-protein interactions in Brome Mosaic Virus

Name: Sapp, Tyeshia

Research Mentor: Dr. Monika Sommerhalter

Project Title: Phenolic Compounds in Green Tea

Name: Condori, Walter

Research Mentor: Dr. Fadi Castronovo and Dr. Semih Yilmaz

Project Title: Virtual Reality Applications for Waste Management Education: The Attack of the Recyclops

Name: Kumar, Abishek

Research Mentor: Dr. James Tandon

Project Title: Drone Project

Name: Rao, Akarsh

Research Mentor: Dr. Fadi Castronovo and Dr. Semih Yilmaz

Project Title: Virtual Reality Applications for Waste Management Education: The Attack of the Recyclops

Name: Chudinov, Petr

Research Mentor: Dr. Levent Ertaul

Project Title: Post Quantum Cryptography: Merkle Tree Authentication on IoT

Name: Monga, Karan

Research Mentor: Dr. Fadi Castronovo and Dr. Semih Yilmaz

Project Title: Virtual Reality Applications for Waste Management Education: The Attack of the Recyclops

Name: Morales, Brian

Research Mentor: Dr. Levent Ertaul

Project Title: Post Quantum Cryptography: Merkle Tree Authentication on IoT

Name: Nguyen, Bi

Research Mentor: Dr. Shirley Yap

Project Title: Hyperparameter Optimization for a Word Embedding Neural Network

Name: Barbosa Silva, Mariana

Research Mentor: Dr. Fadi Castronovo and Dr. Semih Yilmaz

Project Title: An analysis and case study about the development of an Interactive Workspaces in Construction

Name: Colunga, Erica

Research Mentor: Dr. Reza Akhavian

Project Title: Idle time and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions on construction heavy equipment, a data driven alternative

Name: Nelson, Darren

Research Mentor: Dr. Reza Akhavian

Project Title: Maximizing the construction worker’s contribution to a mega project by innovating with off-the-shelf technology

Name: Chua, F Michael

Research Mentor: Dr. Christian Roessler

Project Title: Bitcoin, a protector of property rights and privacy? A game-theoretical analysis

Name: Srinivas, Ankit

Research Mentor: Dr. Patty Oikawa

Project Title: Carbon sequestration in wetlands: A comparison of carbon stored in different aged wetlands

Name: Grande, Emilio

Research Mentor: Dr. Jean Moran

Project Title: Analysis of new high-resolution seismic data across the Hayward Fault Zone

Name: Quesenberry, Collin

Research Mentor: Dr. Luther Strayer

Project Title: Analysis of new high-resolution seismic data across the Hayward Fault Zone

Name: Tanouye, David

Research Mentor: Dr. Michael Massey

Project Title: Characterizing soil lead contamination near streams in Oakland, California

Name: Mine, Ariane

Mentor: TBD

Project Title: TBD

Name: Aldrete Flores, Marla

Research Mentor: Dr. Albert Gonzalez

Project Title: The Botanica Material Culture Project

Name: Cecilio, Abigail

Research Mentor: Dr. Michael Stanton

Project Title: Untitled

Name: Dickenson, Katie

Research Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Curr

Project Title: Creation of a Lentiviral Vector Containing the GB Virus Type-C Genome

Name: Murphy, Morgan

Research Mentor: Dr. Michael Stanton

Project Title: Untitled

Name: Nawabi, Maluck

Research Mentor: Dr. Ryan Gamba

Project Title: Emergency Food Delivery App or Grocery Gift Cards: Which is Better at Improving Food Security for Students at CSU East Bay?

Name: Oman, Kristine

Research Mentor: Dr. Ryan Gamba

Project Title: Emergency Food Delivery App or Grocery Gift Cards: Which is Better at Improving Food Security for Students at CSU East Bay?

Name: Proto, Amy

Research Mentor: Dr. Michael Stanton

Project Title: A Systematic Review of Interventions to Increase Empathy Among Medical School Students

Name: Rasmussen, Savannah

Research Mentor: Dr. Michael Stanton

Project Title: A Systematic Review of Interventions to Increase Empathy Among Medical School Students

Name: Saldivar, Alejandra

Research Mentor: Dr. Maria Gallegos

Project Title: Untitled

Name: Kurak, Ivana

Research Mentor: Dr. Benjamin Klein

Project Title: Divine Mothers, Earth Goddesses, and Harlots: Deconstructing the Stereotypes of 1960’s Counterculture Women In Northern California and New Mexico Communal Societies

Name: Lu, Thomas

Research Mentor: Dr. SaeHya Ann

Project Title: The efficiency of video marketing implementation for mobile applications promotion:time-lapse effect

Name: Turney, Karissa

Research Mentor: Dr. SaeHya Ann

Project Title: The efficiency of video marketing implementation for mobile applications promotion:time-lapse effect

Name: Howard, JacRuelyn

Research Mentor: TBD

Project Title: TBD

Name: Adams, John

Research Mentor: Dr. Cathy Inouye. and Dr. Jennifer Sherwood

Project Title: Developing and validating a muscular power measure for older adults in the sit-to-stand

Name: Alvarez, Maria

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Bone Strength Differences According to Peak Power Norm Table Categories

Name: Alvarez, Jose

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: The Acute: Chronic Workload Ratio in Division II Sports: Training Load Influence on Treatments/Injuries

Name: Dulay, Anthony

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Lower Limb Peak Power as a Predictor of Radial Trabecular Bone Strength

Name: Espartero, Kimberly

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Common Muscle Tests as Related to Trabecular Bone Strength in Division II Athletes

Name: Franson, Priscilla

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Lower Limb Peak Power as a Predictor of Radial Trabecular Bone Strength

Name: Huynh, Kirstie

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Common Muscle Tests as Related to Trabecular Bone Strength in Division II Athletes

Name: Javier, Casey

Research Mentor: Dr. Cathy Inouye and Dr. Jennifer Sherwood

Project Title: Developing and validating a muscular power measure for older adults in the sit-to-stand

Name: Lagamon, Bianca

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: The Acute: Chronic Workload Ratio in Division II Sports: Training Load Influence on Treatments/Injuries

Name: Lara, Christopher

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: The Acute: Chronic Workload Ratio in Division II Sports: Training Load Influence on Treatments/Injuries

Name: Mazzarini, Arianna

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Bone Strength Differences According to Peak Power Norm Table Categories

Name: McNulty, Lauren

Research Mentor: Dr. My Phung(Jenny) O

Project Title: Fitness Related Social Media Activity (FRSMA) Follow-up Study

Name: Metts, Aleyda

Research Mentor: Dr. SaeHya Ann

Project Title: Untitled

Name: Ossene Minsta, Michel

Research Mentor: Dr. Cathy Inouye and Dr. Jennifer Sherwood

Project Title: Developing and validating a muscular power measure for older adults in the sit-to-stand

Name: Rai, Sujata

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: The Acute: Chronic Workload Ratio in Division II Sports: Training Load Influence on Treatments/Injuries

Name: Ramirez-Bocanegra, Nephy

Research Mentor: Dr. Albert Mendoza

Project Title: TBD

Name: Reichert, Rebekkah

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Bone Strength Differences According to Peak Power Norm Table Categories

Name: Serrano Vides, Karen

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Common Muscle Tests as Related to Trabecular Bone Strength in Division II Athletes

Name: Sotelo, Antonio

Research Mentor: Dr. Vanessa Yingling

Project Title: Lower Limb Peak Power as a Predictor of Radial Trabecular Bone Strength

Name: Tapia, Oddessy

Research Mentor: Dr. My Phung(Jenny) O

Project Title: Increasing Representative design in an Image Speed Intervention

Name: Valencia, Cynthia

Research Mentor: Dr. Matthew Atencio

Project Title: A Vasper System exercise intervention study: Qualitative investigation of youth and parent perceptions

Name: Beverly, Linda

Research Mentor: Dr. Shirley Yap

Project Title: LLE Based Image Hashing of Video

Name: Hussain, Mautasim

Research Mentor: Dr. Ana Alameida

Project Title: Evolution of the Polarity Gene-Regulatory Network on Flowering Plants

Name: Syed, Ghufran

Research Mentor: Dr. Ehsan Kamalinejad

Project Title: Teaching machines to understand similarity and differences in pictures

Name: Alzahrani, Hasinah

Research Mentor: Ian Pollock

Project Title: Wear My Story

Name: Huang, Li Cyong

Research Mentor: Ian Pollock

Project Title: Wear My Story

Name: Imah, Ken

Research Mentor: Ian Pollock

Project Title: Wear My Story

Name: Redding, Candy

Research Mentor: Ian Pollock

Project Title: Wear My Story

Name: Tang, Connie

Research Mentor: Ian Pollock

Project Title: {ar/philia;an Augmented Reality Visual Novel

Name: Patel, Krupa

Research Mentor: TBD

Project Title: TBD

Name: Batshoun, Jamil

Research Mentor: Dr. Amy Furniss

Project Title: High Energy Gamma-Ray Observation of Blazars with VERITAS

Name: Calderon-Madera

Research Mentor: Dr. Amy Furniss

Project Title: Looking for Gamma-Rays at VERITAS

Name: Cobos, Aracely

Research Mentor: Dr. Amy Furniss

Project Title: A low and high energy view of galaxy NGC 1275

Name: Guest, Austin

Research Mentor: Dr. Derek Kimball

Project Title: Dark Matter

Name: Rinck, Ethan

Research Mentor: Dr. Amy Furniss

Project Title: Studying Markarian421 with VERITAS

Name: Rosenquist, Trenton

Research Mentor: Dr. Amy Furniss

Project Title: Optical Observations of VERY High Energy Blazars

Name: Su, Guanhao

Research Mentor: Kathryn Grimm

Project Title: Particles

Name: Svraka, Tibor

Research Mentor: Dr. Amy Furniss

Project Title: Looking for Gamma-Rays at VERITAS

Name: Gjika, Kristina

Research Mentor: Dr. Murray Horne

Project Title: Visuospatial abilities assessed through an object rotation and perspective taking task

Name: Goldman, Jessica

Research Mentor: Dr. Amanda Morrison

Project Title: Collectivism and Resilience: The Mediating Roles of Social Support and Attachment Style

Name: Gyan, Neha

Research Mentor: Dr. My Phung(Jenny) O

Project Title: TBD

Name: Kim, Jenna

Research Mentor: Dr. Amanda Morrison

Project Title: Mental Imagery & Social Anxiety

Name: McFarland, Chanel

Research Mentor: Dr. Michael Stanton

Project Title: TBD

Name: Ryczek, Cameron

Research Mentor: Dr. Murray Horne

Project Title: Visuospatial abilities assessed through an object rotation and perspective taking task

Name: Segura, Sofia

Research Mentor: Dr. Albert Gonzalez

Project Title: The Botanica Material Culture Project Social Work

Name: Bovey, Joel

Research Mentor: Dr. Sarah Taylor

Project Title: Pioneers for Hope Learning Framework

Name: Brogdon, Danica

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: The Risk of Stuttering in Bilingual Children

Name: Callwood, Sybrey

Research Mentor: Dr. Pradeep Ramanathan

Project Title: Concussion Management Plan

Name: Cheng, Yen-Fang

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: The Risk of Stuttering in Bilingual Children

Name: Cleary, Jennifer(Sandy)

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: The Risk of Stuttering in Bilingual Children

Name: Earl, Steven

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: Speech-Language Pathologists’ Competency in Assessing and Treating Bilingual Children Who Stutter

Name: Finch, Kendall

Research Mentor: Dr. Pradeep Ramanathan

Project Title: Concussion Management Plan

Name: Fox, Madison

Research Mentor: Ellen Bernstein-Ellis

Project Title: The Impact of Long-Term Participation in the Aphasia Tones Choir: Interview Transcriptions & Member Checking

Name: Freihofer, Esmay

Research Mentor: Dr. Elena Dukhovny

Project Title: Beyond the Device: Training communication partners to support AAC use in educational settings

Name: Gonzalez, Monica

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: The Risk of Stuttering in Bilingual Children

Name: Grishina, Bessie

Research Mentor: Ellen Bernstein-Ellis

Project Title: The Impact of Long-Term Participation in the Aphasia Tones Choir: Interview Transcriptions & Member Checking

Name: Hendricks, Emily

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: Speech-Language Pathologists’ Competency in Assessing and Treating Bilingual Children Who Stutter

Name: Hennessy-Bruce, Shannon

Research Mentor: Dr. Elena Dukhovny and Dr. Shubha Kashinath

Project Title: The Effects of Coaching Paraeducators Who Work With Children Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Name: Huffman, Jennifer

Research Mentor: Dr. My Phung(Jenny) O

Project Title: Increasing Representative design in an Image Speed Intervention

Name: Ifah, Monika

Research Mentor: Dr. Pradeep Ramanathan

Project Title: CSUEB Concussion Epidemiology Study

Name: Kanae, Alyna

Research Mentor:  Anna Krajcin

Project Title: TBD

Name: Lavallis, Hiroe

Research Mentor: Dr. Sarah Nielsen

Project Title: Perception and Production of the Letter “L” among Native Japanese Speakers

Name: Li, Jinglan

Research Mentor: Dr. Pradeep Ramanathan

Project Title: Contralateral Hemisphere Loading as an Experimental Treatment for Adults with Chronic Non-Fluent Aphasia

Name: Maduena, Alejandra

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: The Risk of Stuttering in Bilingual Children

Name: McCarthy, Megan

Research Mentor: Dr. Shubha Kashinath

Project Title: The effects of improv on the social inferencing skills of adults with autism

Name: Nair, Deepajayan

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: The Risk of Stuttering in Bilingual Children

Name: Rice, Shannon

Research Mentor: Anna Krajcin

Project Title: Semantic Similarities in ABA and Speech Therapy: A Literature Review

Name: Richardson, Joanna

Research Mentor: Dr. Elena Dukhovny

Project Title: The Effects of Coaching Paraeducators Who Work With Children Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Name: Schepis, Linda

Research Mentor: Dr. Elena Dukhovny

Project Title: Effects of SGD Grid Design on Word Learning in Typical Children

Name: Thurman, Elisa

Research Mentor: Dr. Shubha Kashinath

Project Title: Designing an internship training program for college students with autism

Name: Van der Meer, Noelle

Research Mentor: Dr. Shubha Kashinath

Project Title: The effects of improv on the social inferencing skills of adults with autism

Name: Vang, Amy

Research Mentor: Dr. Ai Leen Choo

Project Title: Speech-Language Pathologists’ Competency in Assessing and Treating Bilingual Children Who Stutter

Name: Yao, Jingyun(Thereasa)

Research Mentor: Dr. Pradeep Ramanathan

Project Title: Contralateral Hemisphere Loading as an Experimental Treatment for Adults with Chronic Non-Fluent Aphasia

Name: Zimmerman, Elina

Research Mentor: Dr. Pradeep Ramanathan

Project Title: Aphasia Treatment Program Database Project

Name: Larangeira, Guilherme

Research Mentor: Dr. Eric Suess

Project Title: Deep Learning with Kera, Tensorflow and Statistical Programming Language, R

Name: Li, Qing

Research Mentor: Dr. Eric Suess

Project Title: Clustering and Predictive Analysis of Kaggle’s TMDb 5000 Movie Dataset

Name: Lin, Yingyi(Sunny)

Research Mentor: Dr. James Tandon

Project Title: Using analog-to-digital converter simulation to validate stochastic analog-to-digital architecture result

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