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2011
Thursday, April 21st
9:00 AM

2011 Pacific Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference (PURCC) Full Program

Pacific Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference (PURCC)

DeRosa University Center

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Avatar’s True Entertainment Value: How James Cameron’s Avatar is Changing the Future of Film

Lydia Mae Johnson, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 211A/B

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Comfort Women: Sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II

Elizabeth Croisetiere, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 218

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: A examination of systemic failures in US immigration policy

David Allen, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 211A/B

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Crosiers & Communists: The Catholic Church and the Overthrow of Communism

Andrew Basham, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 217

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

“Dear Diary...”: Women’s Real Literature of the 20th Century

Allyson Seals, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 211A/B

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Facebook’s Effects on GPA Scores

Cassandra Stevens, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 222

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gender, Assertive Communication and Use of Subtext

Nellie Luna, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 219

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gender-Bending: Claude Cahun and Masculine Identity

Jane Frost, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 211A/B

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Historical Context and the Elucidation of a New Musical Whole in Heroes’ Salute: A Musical Tribute to Veterans

Petra Anderson, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 211A/B

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Migrant Women Workers in China

Kristal Leonard, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 211A/B

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Nancy Spero’s Maenad: Reimagining Feminism, Does it Work?

Therase Cortez-Guardado, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 217

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Organic Synthesis and Theoretical Basicity Calculations of Oligopeptides

Noah Fang, University of the Pacific
Kamile Jureviciute, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 211A/B

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Perception of Internet Health Information and Health Professionals

Chris Chang, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 221

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pilgrimage and Social Change in China's Western Development

Erik West, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 216

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Section 8 Vouchers and Crime: A Comparison of Six Neighborhoods in Stockton, California

Chelsea Kelleher, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 211A/B

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Slavery in California

Robert Siess, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 219

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Strengthening the Chinese Dragon: Building Economic Power Through International Investment

Lorna Crenshaw, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 215

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The African American Slave Narrative and their Contribution to English Literature

Danielle Procope, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 221

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Effects of Mass Media on Audience Perception of People with Disabilities

Christine Burke, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 220

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Emperor is my distant cousin: Religion & Japanese history

Cetoya Alexander, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 220

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Gendered Lives of the Eighteenth Century in Art: Two Portraits by Henry Benbridge

Monica Cortez-Guardado, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 216

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Perceived Credibility of Online and Print Sources

Stephanie Wojda, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 218

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Process of Othering: Relations Between Stocktonians and Pacificans

Gloria Gunn, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 215

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Values Communicated to Society on MTV’s Jersey Shore and its Effects on People’s Behaviors and Beliefs: Not Your Average Reality Television

Jenna Babione, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Room 214

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

6:00 PM

A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Preservation of the Dimen Kam Culture

Anastasya Uskova, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Aftermath of sulfur mining: The fate of toxins in a watershed in Oakland, Ca

Gabriella McDaniel, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Alternative Currencies, Bane or Boon?

Benedict Leong, University of the Pacific
Jessee Newumann, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Analysis of the 5’Untranslated Region (5’UTR) of the Alcohol Oxidase 1 Gene as a Regulator of Translation in Pichia pastoris

Maria Nattestad, University of the Pacific
Tejas Mulye, University of the Pacific
Kristin Oshiro, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Art and Afghanistan

Marie-Clare Teseder, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

As Long as You Look Fabulous

Jennifer Sese, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Beyond our Gates: Mobilizing community partnerships to improve physical activity opportunities for at-risk youth

Dara Tawarahara, University of the Pacific
Joey Gullikson, University of the Pacific
Dianna Snyder, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bowls: Impressions of a Community

Shiloh Gastello, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Can Exposure to Media Change your Opinion about the War?

Valerie Segura, University of the Pacific
Paul Nocito, University of the Pacific
Zak Conger, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Coastal marsh sediments from Bodega Harbor: Historical environmental changes at the tidal land

Ye Rong, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CPI-17 Likes To Move It Move It!

Sejal Bhayani, University of the Pacific
Jalpa Patel, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cracking the Shell

James Chun, University of the Pacific
Chris Nguyen, University of the Pacific
Patrick Kang, University of the Pacific
Jaey Lee, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design for Japan

Cindy Quan, University of the Pacific
Nate Eisler, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Direct Usage of Taq Polymerase in Live E. coli for PCR

Taylor Rabara, University of the Pacific
Frances Pham, University of the Pacific
Christine Ho, University of the Pacific
Melody Tsai, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Eradication of a Mechanical Virus

Jessica Fong, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Exploring the Function of Egg Case Protein-3, A Novel Protein Found In Spider Egg Case Silk Fibers

Joelle Guanzon, University of the Pacific
Michael Lee, University of the Pacific
Brian Liu, University of the Pacific
Nancy Nguyen, University of the Pacific
Alex Reynon, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Expression of spider silk proteins MaSp1, PySp2, and TuSp1 in Pichia pastoris

Kimiko Agari, University of the Pacific
Dilpreet Singh, University of the Pacific
Lauren Ma, University of the Pacific
Nikita Kuppanda, University of the Pacific
Jun Weaver, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Expression of the ECP-2 C-Terminus in Latrodectus Hesperus

Nick Leon-Guerrero, University of the Pacific
Robert Tinoco, University of the Pacific
Christian Mariano, University of the Pacific
Linda Truong, University of the Pacific
Niharka Mandadi, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Follow the Leader: A Analysis of Gender Behavior

Connie Castro, University of the Pacific
Christina Pheng, University of the Pacific
Holly Purcell, University of the Pacific
Jamie Thompson, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Forced Compliance, Cognitive Dissonance, and Attitudes

Erika Gloria, University of the Pacific
Sarah Hidalgo, University of the Pacific
Tina Saeteurn, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Frequency range of hearing in African frogs

Anirudh Srikonda, University of the Pacific
Kimberley Rector, University of the Pacific
Chi Ho, University of the Pacific
Weilan Cui, University of the Pacific
Sarah Anne Wong, University of the Pacific
Mary Paduano, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Function of the vocal folds in the treefrog Leptopelis flavomaculatus

Gracie Castillo, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Generating Digital Geologic Maps in GIS from Preexisting Legacy Format Data

Luke Crawford, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Golden Rule

Camille Brockett, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Improving Secretion Efficiency of Pichiaa pastoris by Mutagenesis of the Mat-Alpha Secretion Leader

Carolyn Stark, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In Government We Trust: Or Do We?

Aryan Bimar, University of the Pacific
Alyssa Musto, University of the Pacific
Sherry Ziegler, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Individual variation in call amplitude of male túngara frogs

Mongoose, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Investigation of Metal-Binding Activity of Spider Coating Peptide (SCP-1)

Cynthia Co Ting Keh, University of the Pacific
Nick Ng, University of the Pacific
Carolyn Tran-Math, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Investigation of the Structural Role and Function of Egg Case Protein-2 (ECP-2) in Latrodectus hesperus

Danny Kim, University of the Pacific
Juan Kim, University of the Pacific
Adrienne Nguyen, University of the Pacific
Steve Oh, University of the Pacific
Aneesha Sharma, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Is Reality Television Becoming Your Reality?

Ana Garcia, University of the Pacific
Lecletus Griffith, University of the Pacific
Megan Jordan, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

k1,2(NC7) > 1

Yeoil (Steve) Yun, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Made in________, by Your Child

Sarah Miceli, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Morphological specializations for low- frequency hearing in túngara frogs

Krishly Cantarero, University of the Pacific
Pauline Montemayor, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Personality Traits as Predictors of Video Game Use

Bart Platow, University of the Pacific
Ray Zulueta, University of the Pacific
Ryan Spencer, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Polyploidy in T.laxa and Geographic Distribution

Lauren Epperson, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Prompts or Proximity: Recycling Old Techniques for a New Population

Esther Kelly Rush, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Regulation of Myosin phosphatase by PHI 1

Rojin Amiri, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sammy Cakes

Taylor Sutton, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Second Shift Transference

Amanda Zimmerman, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sex and age differences in thermoregulatory sand-flipping in northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) in their Piedras Blancas breeding colony

Jason Smith, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Simple Resolutions

Anne LaFreniere, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

“SmartPhone” Pedometer Validation

Edgar Cardoza, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Social Media’s Impact on Satisfaction with Relationships

Tricia Juanitas, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Song synchronization in female-female duets of Klosss gibbons (Hylobates klossii)

Steve Han, University of the Pacific
Youn Joong Suh, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Stress Reactions to War Narratives

Andrew Carrillo, University of the Pacific
Katelin Smith, University of the Pacific
Genoa Minyard, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Synthesis of nucleobase-calix[4]arene conjugates and evaluation of their self- assembly ability using NMR

Andy Lee, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Synthesis of Thiazole Orange derivatives as DNA G-quadruplex binding ligands

Justin Kozoski, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Effect of Music on Athletic Performance

Marvin Cotton, University of the Pacific
Nyika Williams, University of the Pacific
Demetrece Young, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Effects of Media Exposure on Cognition and Attitudes Towards War

Edgar Cardoza, University of the Pacific
Palwasha Etimadi, University of the Pacific
Jennifer Jones, University of the Pacific
Alexis Touros, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Effects of Negative Political Advertising: How Negative Is Too Far

Emily Frost, University of the Pacific
Lubna Javaid, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Histidine-rich C-terminus of the peptide SCP-1 confers metal binding ability

Albert Lin, University of the Pacific
Andy Lee, University of the Pacific
Raymond Pandez, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

TigerLeaks

Alexander Anderson, University of the Pacific
Victoria Almague, University of the Pacific
Alixandria Henley, University of the Pacific
Kris Kiriu, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

To Protest or Not To Protest – Assessing the Effects of Framing on People’s Attitudes Towards Protesting

Nashay Cole, University of the Pacific
Erica Ruiz, University of the Pacific
David Hernandez, University of the Pacific
Jamie Hee, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tying Torn Shoes

Teddy B. Nishimura, University of the Pacific

Reynolds Art Gallery

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Variable diastereoselectivity in acylation of 2-substituted cyclohexanols

Jasper Visser, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Variation in stem and calyx trichomes in perennial Monardella (Lamiaceae)

Julia Chen, University of the Pacific
Gurbi Guadial, University of the Pacific
Patricia Kao, University of the Pacific
Emerald Khoo, University of the Pacific
Huyn Kim, University of the Pacific
Hyunguk Kim, University of the Pacific
Scarlet Kim, University of the Pacific
Stephen Kim, University of the Pacific
Kyuun Lee, University of the Pacific
Jenny Ng, University of the Pacific
Julie Nguten, University of the Pacific
Rajneet Padda, University of the Pacific
Aileen Sy

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Vitamin D3 Inhibits RAD51 in Human Breast Cancer

Daniel Lu, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Women’s Body Dissatisfaction Due to Exposure to Magazines

Elizabeth Rotticci, University of the Pacific
Angela Myers, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

World War II and Public Memory

John Sayer, University of the Pacific

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, April 30th
2:00 PM

Aerodynamically Accurate Aircraft Simulation

Douglas Frisbie, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

An Online Platform for Collaborative Network Monitoring

Huaguang Song, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

APANTLI Data Collection System

Michael Yasutake, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Automatic Tourniquet Project

Evan Angeli, University of the Pacific
Pei Hsin Cheng, University of the Pacific
Annie Cheung, University of the Pacific
Elysa Wadler, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Characterizing the Wind of the San Joaquin Valley

Kyle Pace, University of the Pacific
Lor Yang, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Developing a Sensor Network for Applications in Structural Health Monitoring

Samuel Winlock, University of the Pacific
Alan Joe, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ergonomic Control System for a Powered Human Exoskleton

Andrew Londgraf, University of the Pacific
Tyler Van Hensenbergen, University of the Pacific
Mike O'Brien, University of the Pacific
Kyle Glick, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Fluid Flow Aeration Tank

Robert Berry, University of the Pacific
Steven Cai, University of the Pacific
Carl Weinstein, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Infant Incubator Monitoring Device: Temperature and Humidity Sensors

James Toste, University of the Pacific
Roy Lee, University of the Pacific
Fanny Mui, University of the Pacific
Sneha Parmar, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Lodi Grape Bowl Main Entrance & Accessibility Improvements

Shannon Barcal, University of the Pacific
Matthew Lemmon, University of the Pacific
Margaret Wild, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Natomas Pump Station No. 2 - Value- Engineered Alternative

Matthew Jesse, University of the Pacific
Andria Ellis, University of the Pacific
Vegerd Veskimagi, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Netizar Social Networking Website

Michael Bruckel, University of the Pacific
Graham Heaton, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

New Gravity Thickener Tank, Water Reclamation Plant, Livermore, California

Kyle Accornero, University of the Pacific
Kelsi Oshiro, University of the Pacific
Courtney Supe, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

New Pedestrian Bridge, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

Hunter Steers, University of the Pacific
Jeff Neuenburg, University of the Pacific
Ruben Solis, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Photovoltaic Forecasting using a Sensor Network of Wireless Optical Cameras

Todd Heino, University of the Pacific
Rigel Taylan, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Powered Human Exoskeleton

Brad Road, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Renovations of the Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium and Surrounding Facilities, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California

Linh Nguyen, University of the Pacific
Allison Ichikawa, University of the Pacific
Jeff Valeros, University of the Pacific
Justin Pyun, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

San Joaquin County Health Services Website

Brendan Chan, University of the Pacific
Sharon Chavez, University of the Pacific
Tony Hoeurn, University of the Pacific
Garret Miramontes, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Security Aspects of IPv6

Thamer Alhajri, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Semi-Intelligent Wind Turbine

Robert Arriaga, University of the Pacific
Ahmen Al-shammasi, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Stockton Commons Web Portal

Jessica Semler, University of the Pacific
Kathryn Crader, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Evolution of Code Through Development of Multiple Websites

Parker Ruhstaller, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Right Spot for Your Furry Friend: Arrowpoint Kennel Intake Management System

Elysha R. Mayer, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Smart Cane

Niharika Mandadi, University of the Pacific
Pooja Shah, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Yolo Bypass Aquatic Restoration and Planning Implementation Project

Rene Guillen, University of the Pacific
William Grant, University of the Pacific
Noe Meza, University of the Pacific
Michael Zubrzycki, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Zardoz – Gesture-Based Mouse Control

Travis Moy, University of the Pacific
Daniel Fedor-Thurman, University of the Pacific

School of Engineering & Computer Science

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM