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2020
Wednesday, August 12th
9:00 AM

Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program Profiles and Abstracts 2020

McNair Scholars Program

9:00 AM

9:10 AM

Forest Fire Effects on Snow Storage and Melt

Emily E. Smoot, Portland State University
Kelly E. Gleason, Portland State University

9:10 AM

9:20 AM

Evaluating the Efficacy of Telepractice Speech Therapy for an Adult Who Covertly Stutters

Patrician Schroth, Portland State University
Megann McGill, Portland State University

9:20 AM

9:30 AM

Impact of Sexual Education on the Contraceptive Behaviors of Female Offenders

Francesca Weckmann, Portland State University
Melissa Thompson, Portland State University

9:30 AM

9:40 AM

Improving Patient-Provider Perceptions through Alternate Intake Forms

Christian Torres, Portland State University
Brianne Suldovsky, Portland State University

9:40 AM

9:50 AM

Delayed True Vocal Fold Closure During Compression Phase of Cough in Individuals with Unilateral Vocal Fold Immobility

Sandra Rios-Ayala, Portland State University
Deanna Britton, Portland State University

9:50 AM

9:55 AM

All Black Everything: A Critical Examination of the Black Utopia

Kenyatta Marcelous, Portland State University
Anna Goodman, Portland State University

9:55 AM

10:05 AM

Unboxing Binate Fashion: Normalizing Nonbinary Representation in Design

Anayeli Diaz-Espinosa, Portland State University
Eddy Alvarez, California State University, Fullerton

10:05 AM

10:15 AM

Optimizing Gold Nanoparticle-Fluorophore Interactions to Minimize Fluorescence Quenching

Felicia Zhou, Portland State University
Marilyn R. Mackiewicz, Portland State University

10:15 AM

10:25 AM

Discourse Analysis on Foregrounded Information in Audiological Resources for Parents of Deaf Children

Sierra Robinson, Portland State University
John Hellermann, Portland State University

10:25 AM

10:40 AM

MARCKS is a Critical Downstream Mediator of IL-1-driven AML Progression

Alisha Steigerwald, Portland State University
Anupriya Agarwal, Agarwal lab

10:40 AM

10:50 AM

Evaluating Growth and Survivorship of Afforestation Plots in NYC, and Potential Impacts of Climate Change

Sara Herrejon Chavez, Portland State University

10:50 AM

11:00 AM

Race and Desirability: Black Women in the Dating Scene

Isabella Shackelford, Portland State University
Shirley A. Jackson, Portland State University

11:00 AM

11:10 AM

Expanding the Search for Cancer-emitting Volatile Organic Compounds: A Review and Caenorhabditis Elegans Behavioral Assay

Yuman Ng, Portland State University
Suzanne Estes, Portland State University

11:10 AM

11:25 AM

Climate Change Will Increase the Vector Capacity of the Aedes aegypti in South America: A Systematic Map

Liliana Diaz, Portland State University
Richard Scott Lockwood, Portland State University

11:25 AM

11:35 AM

Transition to Higher Education: Narratives of Transfer Students from the U.S. Territories

Ann Jeline Manabat, Portland State University
Alma M. O. Trinidad, Portland State University

11:35 AM

11:45 AM

Picturing Forgotten Filipinos: Family Photographs Resisting U.S. Colonial Amnesia

Stevie Cadiz, Portland State University
Alma M. O. Trinidad, Portland State University

11:45 AM

11:55 AM

Challenging Narratives: The Implications of being perceived as an Agent of Development within the Filipinx Community

Erin San Antonio, Portland State University
Alma M. O. Trinidad, Portland State University

11:55 AM

12:10 PM

The Use of Individual Component Analysis for N400 Events

Candice Bland, Portland State University
Sarah Key-DeLyria, Portland State University

12:10 PM

12:20 PM

Identification of Degradation Products formed from the Thermolysis of Glycerol and Terpenes in MONQ Aromatherapy Devices

Alisha Ortiz, Portland State University
Robert Strongin, Portland State University

12:20 PM

12:30 PM

Understanding the Impacts of a Latinx Parent's Undocumented Immigration Status for Their College-Enrolled Children

Luz Maria Anaya, Portland State University
Karlyn R. Adams-Wiggins, Portland State University

12:30 PM

12:40 PM

"We Had to Rely on Each Other": The Voices of Latinx Foster Youth with Experiences in Care with Siblings

Isabella B. Ginsberg, Portland State University
Jessica Rodriguez-Jenkins, Portland State University

12:40 PM

1:00 PM

The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion and Association with Community Health Center Funding; a Focused Look at the Diabetic Hispanic/Latinx Community

Soraya Castenada, Portland State University
Leslie Bienen, Portland State University

1:00 PM

1:10 PM

Numerical Model of a Radio Frequency Ion Source for Fusion Plasma Using Particle-InCell and Finite Difference Time Domain

Augustin L. Griswold, Portland State University
Erik J. Sanchez, Portland State University

1:10 PM

1:30 PM

Volatile Organic Compound Adsorption-Desorption properties in Various Materials

Franklyn Santos, Portland State University
Elliot Gall, Portland State University

1:30 PM

1:45 PM

Spirantization amongst Early and Late Sequential Spanish-English Bilinguals

Lidia Echeverria-Garcia, Portland State University
Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, Portland State University

1:45 PM

1:55 PM

A Study on How African Immigrants Experience Being Black in America

Nya Mbock, Portland State University
Brianne Suldovsky, Portland State University

1:55 PM

2:05 PM

Centering Children in Co-Parenting

Kristen Wiidanen, Portland State University
Ericka Kimball, Portland State University

2:05 PM

2:15 PM

Aerobic Oxidation Reactions Catalyzed by a Carbazolyl Porphyrin-Based conjugated Microporous polymer (TCPP-CMP)

Alejandra Acevedo, Portland State University
Theresa M. McCormick, Portland State University

2:15 PM

2:30 PM

DNA Methylation Correlates with Network Surface Area in Discordant ADHD Twins

Favio Estrada-Sanchez, Portland State University
Robert Hermosillo, Portland State University

2:30 PM

2:40 PM

Development of a High-Throughput Assay for Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Identification

Kim Paulin, Portland State University
Marilyn R. Mackiewicz, Portland State University

2:40 PM