The weekend schedule at a glance and preliminary presentation schedule can both be found on this page. The presentation schedule will be updated with presenter details when those are available.

Weekend Schedule at a Glance

April 1, 2022

Registration (4 - 6:30 p.m.), group dinners (7 - 9 p.m.), & night tour of grounds (9 - 9:30 p.m.)

April 2, 2022

Presentations & keynote

April 3, 2022

Elective visit to Monticello & departure

Transportation to/from Monticello will be provided, with return by 12 p.m.

Presentation Schedule

Welcome & announcements

9 a.m. | Rotunda Dome Room

Poster Session 1

9:30 - 10:45 a.m. | Rotunda Portico Area

Brittney Gedeon, Boston College

"University Student Experiences with Food Insecurity During the COVID-19 Pandemic"

David Hugo, Duke University

"The Dangers of Going with the Flow: Evaluating Risk of Fish Injury from Dam Turbulence"

Isha Chekuri, Florida State University

"Mitochondrial Dynamics are Disrupted in CVB3 Acute Myocarditis"

Rachel Bond, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Examining Cortisol Levels and Social Interactions in Foster Mother and Offspring Sumatran Orangutans"

Camila Tirado, Syracuse University

"Understanding the interaction between secondary cell wall biosynthesis and abiotic stress"

Julia Corman, University of Louisville

"Breadth of Vaccinated Cancer Patient Humoral Response to SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein and RBD Variants"

Afi Tagnedji, University of Louisville

"The Effects of N-acetyltransferase 1 Gene Knockout on the Cytotoxicity of Pyrimidine Biosynthesis Inhibitors in Human Breast Cancer Cells"

Nathaly Gonzalez, University of Miami

"Oiga, Mire, Vea": Salsa and the Colombian Armed Conflict

Avery Wall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"The Impact of Metacognitive Beliefs on the Testing Effect"

Callie Whelan, University of Notre Dame

"A Thriving Market for Human Harm: Case Studies from Morocco and Tanzania"

Jennifer Kandray, University of Pittsburgh

"Heinz Chapel in the Digital Era"

Kalina McNeil, University of Pittsburgh

"Children’s use of math elicitations supports their own math learning"

Lisa Mayevsky, University of Virginia

"Analysis of mobile health application community board for People Living with HIV in Irkutsk, Siberia"

Melanie York, University of Virginia

"Creating a complete and accessible history of sites listed in The Negro Traveler’s Green Book"

Yulia Kirina, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

"Self-corrosion of an Al-Mg-Ga alloy in a NaCl solution for Al-air battery and sacrificial anode applications"

Landon Bradshaw, Wake Forest University

"Characterization of Juvenile Heart Tissue in Axolotls (A. mexicanum)"

Concurrent Session 1a

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Rotunda Room 152

Amrutha Chethikattil, University of Miami

"TET2 Mutational Signatures in The Cancer Genome Atlas"

Benjamin Leslie, University of Pittsburgh

"In vivo functional assessment of a biodegradable elastomeric heart valve scaffold"

Nula Jones, University of Virginia

"Investigating the Optical Properties of Boron-Containing Molecules"

Concurrent Session 1b

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Rotunda Room 150

Ben Tower, Clemson University

"Clemson Engineers for Developing Communities: Serving the Developing World and Developing Those Who Serve"

Hannah Upson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

"When the Right to Access (Life) Becomes a Burden: Accessibility to Public Health for Disabled People in Virginia during the COVID-19 Pandemic"

Maggie Sardino, Syracuse University

"A Blueprint for Re-renewal: The Future of Public Housing"

Tylar Schmitt, University of Virginia

"Expanding our definition of impact: Disseminating clinical psychology research to the public"

Concurrent Session 1c

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Rotunda Lower West Oval Room

Jacob Aguirre, Georgia Institute of Technology

"The effects of EVALI crisis on Youth and Adult E-cigarette use"

Katie Reagan, Wake Forest University

"If I Fail, Am I a Failure?"

Regan Curtis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"A study of the effectiveness of an empowerment-centered approach to sexual health education in Guatemala"

Concurrent Session 1d

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Alec Chao, University of Miami

"La Causa Impresa: Chicano Nationalism & the United Farm Workers Visual Culture, 1965-1979"

Grace Robbins, Florida State University

"A Lost Return: Examining the Capalbio Coins Correspondences for Institutional Memory and Collection Management Practices"

Raia Lockerman, Duke University

"#WhenISeeThemISeeUs: Conceptualizing Black Radical Engagement with Palestine"


12 - 1 p.m.

Concurrent Session 2a

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. | Rotunda Room 152

Daniel Turillo, University of Pittsburgh

"The Soundtrack of the Far Right: Italy’s Neofascist Music Scene"

Sergio José Salazar Rodó, Florida State University

"Approximant and Fricative Rhotic Variants in Costa Rican Spanish"

Eric Ross, Wake Forest University

"One Score to Rule them All: A Literary Analysis of The Lord of the Rings' Music"

Concurrent Session 2b

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. | Rotunda Room 150

Haizhen Zhang, University of Notre Dame

"Thermostability and Activity Study Of Epistatic Relation In Clinical Mutants of OXA-24/40"

Yusuf Rafiqzad, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

"Blood-Brain Barrier leakage causes an atypical neuronal phenotype after early mTBI/concussion"

Manav Jain, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Degradable Microscaffolds (DMS) Enhance Therapeutic CAR-T Cell Expansion"

Concurrent Session 2c

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. | Rotunda Lower West Oval Room

Anna Greenleaf, Duke University

"Paying It Forward: How Unequal Access to Resources Reduces Generosity"

Briana Bowen, Clemson University

"Clemson Votes and DemocrACCy: What We Know about Student Voting and Why It Matters"

Savannah Quach, University of Louisville

"Equal opportunity: Children know inclusivity is fair, but expect unfair treatment of minoritized groups"

Concurrent Session 2d

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. | Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Daniel Nagle, Syracuse University

"Racing Your Rival: Cluster Analysis of Formula 1 Drivers"

Ethan Frey, North Carolina State University

"Precisely Controlling Stiffness in Double Network Hydrogels Using Metal Redox Reactions"

Sriya Kongala, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Understanding why CXCL5 haploinsufficiency increases plaque burden in atherosclerosis"

Poster Session 2

2:30 - 3:45 p.m. | Rotunda Portico Area

Neo Zhou, Boston College

"Keeping Our Data Durable and Fast With Replication Across Global Data Centers"

Drew Greene, Duke University

"Visualizing Durham Public School Communities"

Aoife Trotter, Florida State University

"Factors Impacting Mental Health Following Sexual Assault in LGBT Individuals"

Keshav Vasudeva, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Transmutation of Carbon Dioxide under a Fusion Relevant Neutron Flux"

Zachary Kalmanson, North Carolina State University

"Exploring the Internal Opioid System in the Caenorhabditis elegans Nematode"

David Williams, Syracuse University

"Transforming Education: A Digital Toolkit for Student Success"

MP Geiss, Syracuse University

"Characterizing Organic Micropollutants and Their Transformation Products in Long Island Groundwater"

Betty Ngo, University of Louisville

"Exploring Standardized Patients' Nonverbal Responses Toward LGBTQ Microagressions"

Sophie Walenta, University of Miami

"Understanding Displacement Vulnerability and its Implications in Social Justice and Data Science"

Prisca Lim, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Influence of artificial reef materials on the abundance of Gambierdiscus spp. and epiphyte composition"

Devin Diggs, University of Notre Dame

"Lecture Vs. Testing: Exploring the Relative Effectiveness of Retrieval Practice and Lecture on Long-Term Retention"

Isabella Dressel, University of Virginia

"Daily Satellite Observations of Nitrogen Dioxide Air Pollution Inequality in New York City"

Julia Wakefield, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

"Go with the Flow: Designing a Biomimetic Fluid-Filled Insect Wing Flapper"

Joseph McCalmon, Wake Forest University

"CAPS: Comprehensible Abstract Policy Summaries for Explaining Reinforcement Learning Agents"

Julie Sun, Wake Forest University

"The Tea Horse Road on the Tibetan Plateau: An Onsite Investigation"

Concurrent Session 3a

4 - 5 p.m. | Rotunda Room 152

Clara Hollomon, Clemson University

"Examining Queers Issues in STEM: An Analysis of LGBTQ+ Patient Experiences"

Heath Yancey, University of Virginia

"The impact of early infant sleep on frontal asymmetry"

Megan Dass, Georgia Institute of Technology

"AwareAlert: Anomaly Detection and Routine Activity Modeling for In-Home Care of Aging Adults"

Concurrent Session 3b

4 - 5 p.m. | Rotunda Room 150

Roshni Panwala, North Carolina State University

"Rhize of Resistance: Comparison of Ralstonia solancearum infested soil microbiomes in North Carolina tomato fields"

Lauren Evans, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

"Housing Broiler Chickens in Complex Environments Will Benefit Their Behavior"

Sneha Makhijani, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Risk factors for Plasmodium falciparum infection during lymphoma treatment in Malawi: a case control study"

Concurrent Session 3c

4 - 5 p.m. | Rotunda Lower West Oval Room

Ansleigh Graeff, University of Virginia

"Can Female Artists and the Feminine Approach Redefine Painting in the 1980s?"

Kerry Rork, Duke University

"An Examination of Trinity College: Intellectual and Institutional Manifestations of Settler Colonialism"

Sofia Varela Hernandez, Florida State University

"Bookbinding and the Double Transaction: A Case Study of the Shaw Collection"

Concurrent Session 3d

4 - 5 p.m. | Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Mustafa Almosawi, University of Louisville

"Challenges in blood preservation: addressing hemoglobin oxidation caused by lyophilization of red blood cells"

Collette Thomas, University of Miami

"SARS Cov-2 Wastewater Surveillance"

Jonathan Couri, University of Notre Dame

"The Difficulty of Breaking Bad News: Experiences and Perspectives of Pediatric Healthcare Workers in Malawi"

Break before reception

5 - 7 p.m.

Reception dinner & keynote address

7 p.m.