2014 Summer UROP Poster Session, August 8, 2014

2014 Presenters and Poster Titles

CRISPR-based genome engineering approach to model mitochondrial dysfunction in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Sean Corcoran, SCSB Scholar, JAENISCH LAB

Levels of the Calmodulin-Binding Protein Neurogranin Influence AMPAR Expression and CREB signaling
Jing Liu, SCSB Scholar, XU LAB

Analysis of Neuronal Activity from in vivo Calcium Imaging Data
Runpeng Liu, UROP Scholar, FENG LAB

Synaptic characterization of human cortical neurons differentiated from pluripotent stem cells using Neurogenin 2 overexpression
Alexandria Nikish, SCSB Scholar, ZHANG LAB

Children’s sensitivity to informative utterances in ambiguous contexts
Jennifer Sangliana, SCSB Scholar, SCHULZ LAB

Next-generation optogenetic mice
Yinghua Shen, SCSB Scholar, FENG LAB

Striatal Cell Activation Markers in Transgenic Mice Prone to Restricted Repetitive Behaviors
Cordelia H. Tuan, SCSB Scholar, GRAYBIEL LAB

Words and faces: the relation of the Visual Word Form Area and Fusiform Face Area
Arpi Youssoufian, UROP Scholar, KANWISHER LAB

Assessing Young Children’s Understanding of Naturalistic Social Stimuli
Filia M. Van Dessel, SCSB Scholar, SAXE LAB

The Synaptic and Anatomical Properties of Memory Engram Neurons
Luis de Jesús Astacio, TONEGAWA LAB, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Merging Human Pose Detection with Object Detection, Object Tracking, and Sentence Comprehension
Matthew Evanusa, KATZ LAB, Hunter College

Assembling Coherent Stories form News Fragments
Vanessa Galani, WINSTON LAB, Howard University

Using fNIRS to Identify Face and Scene Selective Regions in Adult and Infant Cortex
Li Guo, SAXE LAB, Lafayette College

Imitation Preferences of Preverbal Infants
Heather L. Kosakowski, SPELKE LAB, Wellesley College

Mapping Presynaptic Inputs to Mouse V1 and PPC Using Retrograde Tracers
Jenna Krizan, SUR LAB, The College of New Jersey

Uncovering the Role of the Dorsal Raphe Dopamine Neurons in Social Behavior
Gabrielle Lacy, TYE LAB, University of Arizona at Tucson

Genetic Screen for Regulators of Glial-Neuronal Activity
Ernest Monahan-Vargas, LITTLETON LAB, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Modulation of Hippocampal Network Activity by Npas4 Deletion
Angela Nicholson, LIN LAB, Biola University, CA

Dissecting the Role of BLA Projections to PFC during Fear and Reward
Pablo Pagan-Rivera, TYE LAB, Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, Puerto Rico

Machine Learning to Quantify and Predict Episodic Memory Recall
Candace Ross, KREIMAN LAB, Howard University

Spatial Summation Properties of Excitatory and Inhibitory Neuron Types in Mouse Visual Cortex
Paloma Sanchez-Jauregui, SUR LAB, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

Identifying Short GABAergic-Neuron-Specific Enhancer Elements
Chad Sauvola, LIN LAB, Wofford College, SC

Fairness, Cooperation and Betrayal: Virtual Bargaining in Multi-Agent Systems
Alejandro Vientós, TENENBAUM LAB, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras