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Monday, April 9
 

8:30am CDT

 
Tuesday, April 10
 

8:30am CDT

9:25am CDT

10:50am CDT

11:00am CDT

12:15pm CDT

Poster Session A #01 A Study of Angiogenic Inducing miRNA for Bone Tissue Engineering PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusDr. Sue Anne Chew • May-Hui Ding • Astrid S. Gutierrez Poster Session A #02 Combined Effects of NSAIDs and Ethanol on Serotonergic Neurons and Microglia PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusBrittany Bunag • Yolanda Crous • Ileana Lozano Poster Session A #03 Effects of Psychological Stress on Body Weight and Lifestyle in Hispanic Students PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusLuis G. Villegas Poster Session A #04 Effects of Psychological Stress on Physical Activity in Students at UTRGV PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusJesus Armando Gonzalez • Kristina Juarez • Hongxing Lu • Saraswathy Nair • Anahi Sanchez Poster Session A #05 Establishment of a co-culture system to recreate the cone visual cycle PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusCristian Mercado • Andrew Tsin Poster Session A #06 Paraoxonase genotyping in relation to Chagas disease. PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusSusan M. Mahaney • John L. VandeBerg • Daphne Alcala Zuniga Poster Session A #07 The Acute Effects of Different Inter-Set Recovery Approaches on Knee Extension Endurance PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusVictor Borrego • Karen Carmona • Elizabeth Castillo • Amber Cavazos • Carlos Portales Poster Session A #08 The Acute Effects of Supplemental Citrulline Malate on Heart Rate, Blood Pressure, Arterial Elasticity, and Anaerobic Performance PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusCarlos Acevedo • Michael Garcia • Elvia Garza • Natalie Jaramillo • Luis Troncoso Poster Session A #09 Reprocussions of Concussions PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusJose Beltran • Guadalupe Garcia • Krystal Garcia • Brenda Lopez • Olivia Lopez • Adelasia Prado Poster Session A #10 The Evaluation of 10 Osteogenic Inducing MicroRNA for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusMarco A. Arriaga • Dr. Sue Anne Chew • May-Hui Ding • Astrid S. Gutierrez Poster Session A #12 We owe our existence to a Viral Infection-A Literature Review PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusSeratna Guadarrama • Amador Hernandez • Crista Luna • Danya Martinez • Samuel Valdez Poster Session A #14 Genes that encode for virulence factors which are affected in micro-aerobic conditions in S. Typhimurium - A Literature Review PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusMariana Cerda • Jameli Echiveste • Kevin Garza • Seratna Guadarrama • Paulina Ornelas Poster Session A #11 Effects of Psychological Stress on Obesity in Hispanic College Students PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusHomero Coss Muniz • Alejandra Reyna Poster Session A #13 Significance of Immediate Early Gene Expression as an Innovative Tool in Neuroscience PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusH. Elliot Albers • Gabriel A. de Erausquin • Mario Gil • Cassandra Graham • Virginia Walker Poster Session A #15 The Effects of the Combined Use of Ibuprofen and Ethanol on Serotonergic Neuronal SH-SY5Y Cells PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusBrittany Bunag • Ileana Lozano • Shivani Maffi • Andrew Tsin Poster Session A #16 "Charlas" Community Awareness in Cardiovascular Disease in the Rio Grande Valley PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusGraciela Carrillo • Dr. Maria Castaneda • Roxanne Guzman • Shiann Avery Montalvo • Shaira Perez • Hugo Rodriguez Poster Session A #17 Resilience: Effective or Ineffective PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusCarlos Escobedo • Emily A Limas • Arely Martinez • Liyuen Poy • Hugo Rodriguez • Anitta Saju Poster Session A #18 Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of NiMoS2 in the Removal of Dibenzothiophene from Model Fuels PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusJuan Ricardo Luna • Helia M. Morales • Jason Parsons

1:40pm CDT

3:05pm CDT

Poster Session B #01 Psychological Stress, Inflammatory Status and Dietary Habits in College Students in US-Mexico Border University PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusCyana Arredondo Poster Session B #02 Effects of Psychological Stress on Body Weight and Lifestyle of Hispanic Students at UTRGV PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusSarai Doria • Erik Escobedo • Roberto De La Garza Talk Session D #1 of 3 Controlled Release of Chemotherapy Drug Temozolomide from Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Loaded Micro Particles by Electrospraying for the Treatment of Glioma La Sala, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusDaniel Rodriguez De Anda • Dr. Sue Anne Chew Talk Session D #2 of 3 Awareness of Early Intervention in Hispanic Millennials La Sala, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusGabriela Cantu • Sylvia Cantu • Griselda Carrillo • Shalom Corona • Melinda Garcia • Trishia Kate Mercado • Anisa Perez • Nerida Ramirez • Lizeidy Resendez • Dora Rivera • Mireya Robles • Crystal Salinas • Samantha Silva Talk Session D #3 of 3 Biodegradable Scaffolds with Different Pore Properties for Bone Tissue Engineering La Sala, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusMarco A. Arriaga • Melanie Beattie • Dr. Sue Anne Chew • Carolina Leynes Talk Session E #1 of 3 Is "Las Fuerzas Extrañas" an organic book? Room 1.312, Life & Health Science Building (BLHSB), Brownsville CampusJose M Martinez • Itzel Vargas Poster Session B #04 Detecting Bacterial Pathogens in the American Oyster of South Texas Waters PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusIvonne Cano • Eleazar Hernández II • Saydur Rahman • Omar Vázquez Poster Session B #05 Genetic Analysis in Zooplankton Diversity PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusLeslie Hernandez • Sandra A. Leal • Ariel Ruiz • Eliseo Soto Poster Session B #06 Impact of Selected Amino Acids and Nutrients on HLB Mitigation and Citrus Tree Health PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusDr. Teressa Feria Arroyo • Yovanna L Soto • Mamoudou Sétamou Poster Session B #07 Investigating Seed Germination of the Native and Symbolic Montezuma Cypress (Taxodium mucronatum) PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusRene Barrientos • Alejandro Fierro Cabo • Javier Navarro Poster Session B #08 Johnston’s Frankenia (Frankenia Johnstonii) PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusConsuelo Aguilar • Dr. Teressa Feria Arroyo • Jon Dale • Anna W. Strong • Luis Torres Poster Session B #09 Native shrubs as restoration nurse plants in south Texas PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusRene Barrientos • Alejandro Fierro Cabo • Jennifer Lopez • Angela O'Neil Poster Session B #10 Redox Regulation of Exofacial Protein Thiols in Trichomonas vaginalis PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusMagali Ayala • Claudia Gonzalez • Michael Lehker • Viviana Quintero • Daniela Vidal Poster Session B #11 Age and growth of Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) in four artificial reefs in South Texas PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusRamiro Oquita Poster Session B #12 Ticks in Texas PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusDr. Teressa Feria Arroyo • Myrine Barreiro-Arevalo • Loles Esteve-Gassent • Tamer Oraby Poster Session B #13 Pre-Osteoblast Proliferation on Fibrous Material for Possible Bone Regeneration PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusRobert Gilkerson • Karen Lozano • Victoria Padilla • Cristobal Rodriguez Poster Session B #14 A Comparative Study on Antibacterial Effect of Diamondback Snake Venom PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusAlex Basdeo • Ying Jia Poster Session B #15 Habituation and dishabituation to odors in the Gray, Short-tailed Opossum (Monodelphis Domestica) PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón, Student Union (BSTUN), Brownsville CampusMario Gil • Jose Porras • Tabitha Rodriguez • John L. VandeBerg Talk Session E #2 of 3 An Analysis of the Benefits of a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) at UTRGV Room 1.312, Life & Health Science Building (BLHSB), Brownsville CampusDr. Sue Anne Chew • Manuel G. Saldivar • Natasha Vora Talk Session E #3 of 3 The Effect of Service Learning on Education Room 1.312, Life & Health Science Building (BLHSB), Brownsville CampusMiranda Nunez

4:30pm CDT

 
Wednesday, April 11
 

7:45am CDT

8:00am CDT

9:25am CDT

10:50am CDT

Poster Session C #01 Frequency Response Characterize Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusSimon Aguayo • Juan Castaneda • Jose Moreno Talk Session I #1 of 3 Selective Laser Alloying of Titanium and Boron Alloys Cenizo Room, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusJianzhi Li • Kimberly Martinez Sequeda Talk Session I #2 of 3 Innovative Method for Cryoprecipitate Transfer Cenizo Room, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusRicardo Carrillo • Steven Franco • Andrew Noel Martinez • Eric Ruiz Talk Session I #3 of 3 Lead in drinking water at a South Texas university Cenizo Room, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAdam Flores • Gerardo Flores • Jongmin Kim • Alejandro Pena Silva Poster Session C #02 3T3 Cell Growth in PVB Fibers Developed by Forcespinning® Technology Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAstrid M Rodriguez Negron Poster Session C #03 Mitochondrial fragmentation in H9c2 cardiomyoblasts due to loss of transmembrane potential (∆Ψm) Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusFredy Calderon • Iraselia Garcia • Robert Gilkerson • Patrick De La Torre Schutz Poster Session C #04 Identifying Potential Bacillus thuringiensis Candidates to Control Aethina tumida Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusGilberto Vento Jr • Joanne Rampersad-Ammons Poster Session C #05 Using Water Chemistry and Biological Signatures to Determine Groundwater Movement of Treated Effluent to Coastal Waters Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusRosamarie Perdomo Poster Session C #06 Detection of Ferulic acid, Gallic acid and Quercetin in Moringa Extracts by RP-HPLC Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAleida Gonzalez • Arnulfo Mar Poster Session C #07 Dextran Coated Silver Oxide Nanoparticles Biocidal Properties Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAna Cahuiche • Ivan Davila • Estefania Luna • Karen S. Martirosyan Poster Session C #08 Palladium(0)-catalyzed Intramolecular Allylic Alkylation of All-aliphatic Diketoesters Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusTulay Atesin • Diego Rivera Poster Session C #09 Palladium(0)-catalyzed Intramolecular Allylic Alkylation of chiral Diketoesters Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusTulay Atesin • Oscar Rodriguez Poster Session C #10 Preparation and Characterization of Glutaraldehyde-Chitosan Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusPerla Leyva • Ahmed Touhami Poster Session C #11 Synthesis of Iron Oxide Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles by Using Microfluidic Process Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusCarlos Trevino De Leo • Karen S. Martirosyan • Nareg Ohannesian Poster Session C #12 Tomato Juice In Its Dual Role As Solvent And Catalyst: Green Route Toward Bioactive Pyrroles Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusLeanna Salinas Poster Session C #13 Quantum Chemical Calculation on The Proton Tunneling of the Phenylpropiolic Acid-Formic Acid Complex Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAlexis Delgado • Wei Lin Poster Session C #14 Developing Solid Supported Porphyrin Metal Organic Frameworks Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusJack Miera • Dr. Melissa Reynolds • Heather Rubin Poster Session C #15 Graphite oxide derivatives for the reinforcement of carbon nanofibers Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusServando Garza • Javier Macossay • Michael Toney Poster Session C #16 Computational Methods for Understanding Steric Hindrance and Near-Field Effects Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusShervin Fatehi • Daniel Piñon Poster Session C #17 Structure-Activity Relationship of Novel RGD-Containing Cyclic Peptides Against αvβ3 Integrin Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAaron Silva • Yonghong Zhang Poster Session C #18 pXRF Identification of Prehistoric Lithic Artifact Material, Resource Clusters Along the Lower Rio Grande Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusJuan L. Gonzalez • James Hinthorne • Brandi Reger • Russell Skowronek Talk Session H #1 of 1 Understanding Barriers to and Supports for Latino College Student Success Room 1.102, Student Academic Center (ESTAC), Edinburg CampusAlvaro Marquez

11:00am CDT

11:35am CDT

Art Gallery A - Macuiltianguis Zapotec Children's Trilingual Storybook Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusAlyssa Alvarado • Dr. John Foreman • Paula Foreman • Pechis Martinez • Yitzel Medina • Cristina Mendez • Nemecio Morales • Javier Pina • Eric Ramirez • Diane Zaragoza Art Gallery A - Procrastination Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusDariela Rios Art Gallery A - Visually documenting the irony of Vaporwave: Digital consumers as cultural curators Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusKai Ammons • Sharon Schembri, PhD Art Gallery A - A Mexican learning to be an American Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusAlondra Garza Art Gallery A - A Purpled Mind Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusHumberto Trevino Art Gallery A - Aqua Astasia Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusVictoria LeeAnn Dungan • Raheleh Filsoofi Art Gallery A - Ballad of Ego Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusVictoria LeeAnn Dungan • Raheleh Filsoofi Art Gallery A - Boundless Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusVictoria LeeAnn Dungan • Raheleh Filsoofi Art Gallery A - Colmena Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusVilma Flores Art Gallery A - Como El Mar Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusJessica Denise Villgeas Art Gallery A - Dark Days Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusAndres Alejandro Aceves Art Gallery A - Elefante Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusJennifer Peña Art Gallery A - Embellished Creatures Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusKristina L. Garcia Art Gallery A - Los Frutos de Nuestra Tierra Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusVirginia Contreras Art Gallery A - Majestuoso Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusJennifer Peña Art Gallery A - Promesas: Birds of Promise, an installation Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusLaura Briseño Art Gallery A - Seawoman Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusAlondra Garza Art Gallery A - The Bigger Picture Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusJorge Villarreal Art Gallery A - Unconventional Paperweights Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusCaleb Pena Art Gallery A - Valley of the Lost Charles and Dorothy Clark Art Gallery, Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS), Edinburg CampusJoyance Liao Mendoza

12:15pm CDT

Poster Session D #01 Acoustic Voice Detection and Ultrasonic Localization Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusCynthia Chapa • Aaron Estrada • Ronald Palomares • Jorge Valdez Poster Session D #02 Adabpting for the Future: A Blueprint for an Effective Stormwater Master Plan in a Semi-Tropical Campus Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusRaul Barbosa • Andreas Guevara-Nadeau • Jaafar "Jay" Mouhamad • Carolina Olivares Poster Session D #03 An Autonomous Robot With Course Navigation, Token Retrieval, and Token Delivery Functionality Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusJoshua Acosta • Salvador Garza • Samuel Roberts Poster Session D #04 Automatic Storage and Retrieval System: Internet of Things for the Built Environment Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusSergio A. Herrera • Adriana Olvera • Edgardo Ortiz-Sosa • Anabel Pineda Poster Session D #05 Development of Flexible Mechanoluminescent Polymeric Based Systems Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusJorge Vidal Poster Session D #06 Encrypted Radio Text Communications Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusMaximiliano Garcia • Mario Garza Poster Session D #07 Environmental impact of Solar PV Installations Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusJesus Gonzalez • Luzeldi Gutierrez • David Lopez • Abraham Perez • Hector Treviño • Guadalupe Vasquez Poster Session D #08 Fabrication of Iron Oxide Nanofibers via ForceSpinning Method Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusSalomon Luna Poster Session D #09 Green Building Innovation and Design for Sustainable Industrial Settings Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusDaniel Amaro • Irene Calzada • Fidel Gamboa • Fermin Garcia • Adriana Olvera • Anabel Pineda • Chris Saldivar • Hector Treviño • Raul Ariceaga Villarreal Poster Session D #10 Residential Green Building Challenge Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAndres Alaniz • Juan Ernesto Sosa Castillo • Paola Ayala Cazares • Dulce Karina Torres Cedillo • Immanuel Edinbarough • Sergio A. Herrera • Luis Lerma • Gabriela Guadalupe Ramirez Martinez • Adriana Olvera Poster Session D #11 Scope Probe Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusArturo Cervantes • Emmanuel Culebro • Andres Garcia • Irania Rodriguez Poster Session D #12 Smart Inverter Network Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusPriscilla Castillo • Dino James • Rogelio Leal • Ruben Martinez Poster Session D #13 Solar Battery Charger Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusLeonel Ibarra • Manuel Aguilar Jr. • Monica Trevino Poster Session D #14 Understanding, Recognizing and Responding to the Abuse of Robots Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusCynthia Aguillon • Virginia Contreras • Noemi Garcia • Ana Cecilia Sanchez Ramos • Jesus David Rodriguez • Alejandra Santos • Megan Strait • Ivan Amaya Vazquez Poster Session D #16 Validation Of Dielectric Properties Of Blood-Mimicking Fluid For Biomedical Applications Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusMichael J. Carrillo • Alondra Escobar • Wei Lin • Pedro Ramos • Yong Zhou Poster Session D #17 Wireless Smoke and Motion Detection System Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusChuWen Cheng • Gerardo Hernandez • Edgar Padilla • Luis Vazquez Poster Session D #18 Wireless Surveillance Boat Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusEduardo Colegio • Miguel Reyna-Bravo • Gerardo Troncoso Poster Session D #19 Automated Inspection Planning for CMM Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusDaniel Amaro • Samuel Molina Poster Session D #20 Spenser Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAbigail Gomez • Roy Marroquin • Greeco Medina Poster Session D #21 FPGA Driven 3D Printer Control System Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAntonio Lujan • Scott Mercer • Matthew Wilson Talk Session K #1 of 2 Home Power Load Reducer Room 1.101, Student Academic Center (ESTAC), Edinburg CampusLuis Chavez • Marbella Ibarra • Julio Rodriguez Poster Session D #22 Engaged Water Quality Study With The International Environmental Protection Agency Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusRoberto Hernández Poster Session D #23 Experimental Study of Brine Droplet Evaporation using an Electrodynamic Balance (EDB) Device Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusLuis Escobar Poster Session D #24 Morphometric Analysis of Meandering Channels in the Rio Grande Delta, A Test for Human Intervention. Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusKaren Cantu • Juan L. Gonzalez Poster Session D #23 Photography Drone Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAbiel Hernandez • Mark Solis Poster Session D #25 Inhibition of Androgen Receptor Steroid Binding Activity by the Thyroid Hormone Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusFrank Dean • Yackeline Gonzalez Talk Session K #2 of 2 Bone Protective Properties of Salvia hispanica in Postmenopausal Rat Model Room 1.101, Student Academic Center (ESTAC), Edinburg CampusTomas J. Hernandez • Daisy M. Mendez • Maximo Rey • Diego Sanchez • Jaysonn Vel Poster Session D #26 OPA1 is stabilized in H9c2 cardiomyoblasts Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusFredy Calderon • Iraselia Garcia • Robert Gilkerson • Patrick De La Torre Talk Session J #1 of 3 History That Rhymes: An analysis of Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s The Squatter and the Don and Current Circulating U.S. Legislation Room 1.102, Student Academic Center (ESTAC), Edinburg CampusDora Alicia Cantu Talk Session J #2 of 3 Latin Dance in Theatre Room 1.102, Student Academic Center (ESTAC), Edinburg CampusGerry Rodriguez Talk Session J #3 of 3 Marxism and the Sharing Economy: An Analysis of Capital and Marketplaces Room 1.102, Student Academic Center (ESTAC), Edinburg CampusChristopher Monsivais Talk Session L #1 of 3 Differences and Dialogue Between the World of Fidencistas and Folk Healers Cenizo Room, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusOlga Moya Talk Session L #2 of 3 The Power Of Teamwork in a Community to Save Lower Income Students Cenizo Room, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusKassandra Annika Ramos Talk Session L #3 of 3 Does The Trump Administration Hold Legitimate Power? Cenizo Room, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAarón A. Sosa Poster Session D #TBD Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Arthropods to Understand the Evolution of Chemoreceptor Genes Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusEvan Braswell • Fernando Garcia • Joyance Liao Mendoza • Mirayda Torres-Avila, Ph.D. • Roberto Ramirez • Matthew Terry • Ashley Zavala

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Poster Session E #01 Autonomous Pet Feeder Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusRigoberto Flores • Gerardo Lozano • Kelsey Rivera • Jose Salinas • Javier Trevino Poster Session E #02 Sound Therapy Device Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusIvan Cuellar • Scott Garza • Adrian Medina Poster Session E #03 Superharmonic Frequency Response of a MEMS/NEMS Electrostatically Actuated Cantilever Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusJulio Beatriz • Dumitru Caruntu Poster Session E #04 HST WFC3/IR Tip Magnitude as a Function of Age and Metallicity Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusIvana Peña Poster Session E #05 The Acute Effects of Various Recovery Methods on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusMarcos Cruz • Sael Elizondo • Robert Martinez • Zulema Mendez • Roel Ruiz Poster Session E #06 Using Motor Learning Principles to Examine the Application of Skill Progression Medical Tests to Facilitate Balance Re-gaining After a Stroke Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusMichael Hinojosa • Iris E. Lopez • Tatiana Montemayor • Lin Wang, PhD. • Herberto Vega Poster Session E #07 Conducting an Archival Odyssey: Jesuit Art and Architecture in colonial Peru Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusCarol Lopez • Katherine McAllen Poster Session E #08 Exploring Linguistic Access in a Border Community: The Student Perspective Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusJudith Nicole Ramirez Poster Session E #09 Analysis of Self Perceived Time Management Skills in Pre-Medical Students Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusAlberto Arroyo • Vanessa Cavazos • Matthew Mercado • Maria Vaca • Melanie Vance Poster Session E #10 Assessing the Biomedical Sciences Program’s Impact on the Readiness of Current Students Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusDr. Maria Castaneda • Melissa Flores • Veronica Flores • Sachin George • Hugo Rodriguez • Amanda Salas • Paul Alexander Shane • Bianca Vela • Lakshman Vigneswaran Poster Session E #11 Assessment of Professional Development in UTRGV Students Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusKelsey Medina • Muhammad Saud Siddiqui • Alejandra Torres Poster Session E #12 Beliefs about the Border Wall in a Student Sample from the U.S.-Mexico Border Region Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusMartha Garcia • Andrea Juarez • Leila Tossou Poster Session E #13 Improving Political Efficacy and Attitudes Towards Politics with a Brief Political Information Search Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusFabian Gonzalez • Deanna Leticia Pollard • Mauricio Alejandro Yanez Poster Session E #14 Korean Cuisine Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusKristelle Gonzalez • Elizaett Martinez Poster Session E #15 Mental Health Stigma and Help-Seeking Behaviors Among UTRGV Students Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusMichelle M. Castillo Poster Session E #16 Does Mentoring Matter? Exploring the Impact of College Students' Mentoring Experiences at a Hispanic-Serving Institution Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusValeria Cavazos • Fabian Gonzalez • Edson Ortiz-Leal • Marilu Pintor • Deanna Leticia Pollard • Daniel Salinas • Joahana Segundo • Abigail Cassandra Ventura • Amy Weimer • Mauricio Alejandro Yanez Poster Session E #17 Language Practices Among Bilinguals and Monolinguals in a Borderlands Region Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusMaria Garcia • Fabian Gonzalez • Deanna Leticia Pollard • Mauricio Alejandro Yanez Poster Session E #18 Chronic Pain & PTSD Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusLayla El-Haj • Mariam El-Haj Poster Session E #19 Social Marketing Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusYaw Sam Poster Session E #20 Analysis of Sleep Deprivation on Biomedical Science Student Performance Ballroom, Dining and Ballroom Complex (EDBCX), Edinburg CampusGuillermo Alonso Acosta • Graciela Alvarez • Carina Calvillo • Dr. Maria Castaneda • Angelica Leal • Alessa Ramirez • Hugo Rodriguez

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Thursday, April 12
 

10:00am CDT

11:00am CDT

Poster Session F #01 Green Manufacturing: Firms' Approach to Energy Management BallroomMadhavi Latha Nandi, Jesus Leal, Martin Galicia • Hiram Moya Poster Session F #02 Divisibility Properties of Restrictions and Generalizations of Partitions BallroomBrandt Kronholm • Acadia Larsen, Roberto Cabello, Akilan Mohana, Anuar Soto Poster Session F #03 The Effects of a Short-Term Resistance Training Program with Blood Flow Restriction Cuffs versus Recommended Resistance Training on Arterial Compliance and Muscular Adaptations in Recreationally... BallroomRicardo Parra, Tabitha Abraham, Emily Jimenez, Isabelle Harris • Murat Karabulut Poster Session F #04 Influence of Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors on Arterial Compliance in College Aged-Adults BallroomPaloma Mendoza, Tabitha Abraham, Emily Jimenez • Ulku Karabulut Poster Session F #06 Evaluating the effects of the combined use of NSAIDs and alcohol on key brain cells (neuronal SHSY-5Y and microglia cell line) oxidative stress and apoptosis BallroomIleana Lozano, Yolanda Crous, Maraya Garcia, Laura Valdez, Andrea Francis, Valerie Hernandez, Diana L. Gonzalez, Maria M • Shivani Maffi Poster Session F #07 Preventable Morality Review of Distracted Driving Deaths for 2013-2016 Hidalgo and Cameron Counties BallroomXiaoqian Fang • Elizabeth Cuevas, Anai Lopez, Karen Coronado, Andres Hernandez Poster Session F #08 Postcolonial Literacy in the Age of Social Media BallroomNorma Dibrell, Bianca Alvarez, Irma Gonzalez, Perla Melendez • Joe Noe Poster Session F #09 Help Yourselves: Peer Review and Workshopping as a Social Duty BallroomThomas De La Cruz • Brent Davis, Ari Munoz, Roberto Ramirez, Sarah Rodriguez, Kareena Villalobos Poster Session F #05 Depression and Anxiety Symptoms In UTRGV Students BallroomGuadalupe Navarro, Mariana Davila, Alma De La Mora, Anna Prado • Liza Talavera-Garza Poster Session F #10 Qualities and experiences for emerging artists BallroomAlejandro Macias • Josie Del Castillo, Camilo Garza, Laura Lee Garza, Claudia Rodriguez, Carla Santillana

3:30pm CDT

Poster Session G #01 Wireless Blood Pressure Monitoring System Auditorium, Harlingen CampusLizette Lavalle • Joseph William Medina • Jose Morales Poster Session G #02 Assessing the Prevalence of Hypertension Among UTRGV Students According to New Guidelines Auditorium, Harlingen CampusDeborah Jones • Jasmine Luke • Nitchelle Rodriguez • Daniela Vidal Poster Session G #03 A Healthier Brownsville Auditorium, Harlingen CampusVanessa Alessandra Perez Poster Session G #04 Service Learning at 2018 RGV Special Olympic Events Auditorium, Harlingen CampusJuan V. Aguirre • Vanessa Carrizales • Jose Jasso • Mario Martinez • Juan A. Olvera • Alyssa Rodriguez Poster Session G #05 Service Learning- Conservation Biology Auditorium, Harlingen CampusConsuelo Aguilar • Dr. Teressa Feria Arroyo Poster Session G #06 Conserving the Beauty of the Rio Grande Valley Auditorium, Harlingen CampusLaiba Asif • Angela Ballesteros • Benjamin Ho-Shing Poster Session G #07 Tires for Beautiful Gardens/a better community Auditorium, Harlingen CampusDr. Teressa Feria Arroyo • Jeanette A. Sandoval Poster Session G #08 Teaching Music Theory Through Multicultural Songs Auditorium, Harlingen CampusRebekah Johnson Poster Session G #09 Assessing the impact of Service Learning in UNIV 1301 Learning Framework Courses Auditorium, Harlingen CampusPerez Erika Poster Session G #10 Red Rover Reader's Program Auditorium, Harlingen CampusJose Calderon • Yuliana De La Cruz • Jimena Gamboa • Raquel Pérez • Kimberly Scobey Poster Session G #11 Teacher Preparation Auditorium, Harlingen CampusAna G. Martinez Poster Session G #12 Leadership & Creativity are the Keys for a Successful Entrepreneur Auditorium, Harlingen CampusDaniel A. Reyes Poster Session G #13 Engaged Scholar Ambassadors Auditorium, Harlingen CampusAna Cahuiche • Stephanie Cantu • Sidney Cervantes • Jesus Roberto Franco • Estefania Luna • Pechis Martinez • Roman Sanchez Martinez • Joshua Mathew • Samuel Ogunwale • Yaw Sam • Lakshman Vigneswaran Poster Session G #14 Service Learning in Disaster Studies Auditorium, Harlingen CampusDean Kyne • Bianca Lopez • Cristina Madrid • Rebecca Moran Poster Session G #15 Adopt a Startup at UTRGV-Partnership with WBC-CC Auditorium, Harlingen CampusSylvia Robles Poster Session G #16 Service-Learning Reduced Seat Model Auditorium, Harlingen CampusSusan Mills Poster Session G #17 Western vs. Eastern Valentine's Day Celebratory Practices Auditorium, Harlingen CampusSana Erabti • Rujman Khan Poster Session G #18 Public Notice on Fire Hazards of Today Auditorium, Harlingen CampusElizabeth Guerrero Poster Session G #19 Impact of the UNIV 1301 Service Learning Project in our College Experience Auditorium, Harlingen CampusLena Marcellus • Jerod Villanueva • Abigail Villarreal Poster Session G #20 Service Learning Project: Special Olympics Auditorium, Harlingen CampusRaul Castillo • Milton Galloso • Juan Lopez • Celina Sanchez • Samuel Zavala Poster Session G #21 Service Learning Project for Special Needs Students Auditorium, Harlingen CampusSamantha Galindo • Alexis Lopez • Desi Rodriguez • Selina Sandoval • Aaron Ybarra • Kaitlin Yoder Poster Session G #22 EmpowerASD: A Network of Families and Advocates for ASD Auditorium, Harlingen CampusAbigail Nunez Saenz • Paola Salazar • Andy Torres Poster Session G #23 Spanish Tutoring Auditorium, Harlingen CampusAracely Esparza Poster Session G #24 Hidalgo County Public Cemetery Project Auditorium, Harlingen CampusLeann Castillo • Mayela Cavazos • Lizette Garcia • Anna Garrigos • Maximiliano Londono • Olga Moya • Selena Ramirez • Roxanne Recinos • Brandi Reger • Lucero Rodea Poster Session G #25 Service Learning in Education in Longoria Elementary School Auditorium, Harlingen CampusMonica Rosas • Marlaina Vela Poster Session G #26 Korean Traditional Mask Dance (Talchum) Auditorium, Harlingen CampusCecilia Loredo • Yaritza Tovar

5:00pm CDT

 


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