Fifth Annual Symposium Schedule

10:00am Presentation
10:00~10:30am (20 min) HUM 302 Presentation :: Guillermo Garcia Forgiveness in a Time of Aggression?
10:00~10:30am (20 min) HUM 404 Presentation :: Patricia Perez; Melissa Martinez; Jocelyne Ordenana; Eric Stemp Inhibition of Oxidative DNA-Protein Crosslinking via EGCG and Quercetin
10:00~11:05am (50 min) HUM 303 Panel Presentation :: Adriane Jones; Diane Kim; Xiaomei Cheng; Glenda Castro; Charlotte DavisJasmin Esquivias Cynthia Flores Talynn Glenn; Elisa Gonzalez Cynthia Miramontes Amber Ochoa Alyssa Ordo?ez; Emelly Ortiz-Villa; Manpreet Parmar Brigitte Solorzano Ashley Valdovinos Da MSMU-USC NSF-IUSE Geopaths CatalinaScholar Program
10:00~11:05am (50 min) HUM 402 Panel Presentation :: Jacqueline Aguilar; Samantha Meisenhelder; Mariana Porras; Emely Vargas Honors Program Session 1: Understanding Sexual Violence Through the College Woman; Preemptive Opioid-sparing Pediatric Pain Protocol; A Study of the Impact of Mentoring Relationships for the Advancement of Latina Graduate Students; The Influence of School
10:00~11:05am (50 min) HUM 403 Panel Presentation :: Kimberly Terrill Alternative Spring Break and Issues of Immigation
10:00~11:05am (50 min) HUM 405B Panel Presentation :: Deniz Cizmeciyan; Joshua Helston; Alan Benesi; Arno Papazyan; Regina Cordova; Celeste Tobar; Alexandra Canales;Rahia Solomon; Minji Chung Research in Computational Chemistry
10:35am Presentation
10:35~11:05am (20 min) HUM 302 Presentation :: Julius Reder Carlson Portrait of a Recording Artist: The Experience of a Folk Musician in Argentina's Early-20th-Century Music Industry
10:35~11:05am (20 min) HUM 404 Presentation :: Flo Stueck; Shani Habibi Promoting the psychological well-being of bisexual individuals: Treatment recommendations for mental health care practitioners
11:15am Poster
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 1 Poster :: Regina Cordova; Celeste Tobar Investigating Motion via Deuterium Line shape simulations
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 10 Poster :: Stephania Luna Bromelia pinguin Aerial Root Extract Induces HeLa Cell Apoptosis
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 11 Poster :: Janae Jones; Crystabel Munoz; Litza Ledesma; Vroniqa Faustino The Role of Fruit on the Cancer Incidence in Cusco Peru
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 12 Poster :: Lina Berrio; Jordyn Brown; Kaitlyn Canty; Meghann Ellis; Julissa Espinoza; and April Limprasulat_ Marijuana: Effects on Human Health; the Laws and Dispensary sites in Downtown LA and Pico-Union areas
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 13 Poster :: Shirley M. Solis Lopez; Ana M. Hernandez How do Afterschool Programs Affect the Juvenile Delinquency rate within L.A. County?
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 14 Poster :: Yvonne Aquilar; Erika Flores; Venessa Villasenor; Ivette Jackson The United States Tax Reform and the Impact on Education Past _ Present _ Future
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 15 Poster :: Daniella De La Fuente; Brandie Diaz Gun related deaths with/without laws
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 16 Poster :: Sesera Katagi An Analysis on Full Reduplication and Rendaku in Japanese
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 17 Poster :: Shirley Cortez; Nayeli Dominguez; Angela Gonzalez; Amanda Gutierrez; Yuan Hong; Melissa Jimenez; Sesera Katagi; Alexis Lizarraga Second Language Attitudes and Second Language Learning
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 18 Poster :: Yesenia Montano; Jenny Alvarez; Jessica Torres Vicente; Yvette Alulema Latinas; familia; and uppers: Connecting substance use to support and psychological adjustment
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 19 Poster :: Cynthia Amador; Melissa Cuaresma Ethical Issues in the Birth Experience: The Impact of Self-described Trauma in Women's Birth Narratives
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 2 Poster :: Arleen Lamba; Alissa K. Oakes The Effect of Polyphenolic Compounds on the Toxicity of Human IAPP
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 20 Poster :: Gabrielle Brown, Adriane Jones Building a Backyard Composting Unit to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Close the Loop of Consumption and Disposal
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 21 Poster :: Christine Jew; Chelsea Kennedy Summer Camp in the O.R.
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 3 Poster :: Aisosa Edobor; Claudia Quinonez; Byanca Zavaleta; Violeta Viveros The role of nutritional components of vegetables in decreasing cancer incidence in Peru
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 4 Poster :: Katherine Guzman; Stephania Luna; Desarey Morales; Ruby Moran Natural Remedies and Cancer in Women: A Peruvian Communities Study
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 5 Poster :: Stephanie Cortez and Ruby Moran A Correlation Between Particulate Matter and PAH Concentrations Through the Bio-Monitoring of Pine Tree Leaves
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 6 Poster :: Vivian Lee; Ann Gonzalez Challenges of Hydrophosphinlyation During Surfactant Synthesis
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 7 Poster :: Pauline Cheng Comparing Two Worlds: The Impact of Trust on Preventative Medicine in Marginalized Populations in the US Appalachia and Peruvian Andes
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 8 Poster :: Emma Kroll; Elizabeth Shokoya; Eric Stemp Assessment of Free Speech Attitudes at the Mount
11:15~12:00pm (0 min) Poster Session 1; Board 9 Poster :: Minh Vy Nguyen Determination of The Effect of Meringue Under Different Conditions
11:50am Panel Presentation
11:50~12:40pm (50 min) HUM 403 Panel Presentation :: Kimberly Nao; Adriane Jones; Melissa Pagan-Rubalcabra; Keirstin Uomoto Creating a Pedagogy of Rage: Feminism, Voice, and Social Justice Education at a Women?s College
12:45pm Presentation
12:45~1:15pm (20 min) HUM 302 Presentation :: Angie Aceves The Effect of Hierba Santa Extractions on HeLa Cells and the Identification of its Chemical Composition Via GC/MS
12:45~1:15pm (20 min) HUM 404 Presentation :: Emma Kroll and Jacqueline Dominguez Os(phen)2dppz3+ : an osmium metallointercalator that selectively oxidizes guanine oxidation products
12:45~1:15pm (20 min) HUM 405B Presentation :: Isabel Bustos Abigail Adams and the Power of Correspondence: Exploring Women's Role During the American Revolution
12:45~1:15pm (50 min) HUM 303 Panel Presentation :: Luiza A Nogaj Mount Students' Contribution to the Fight against Diabetes
12:45~1:50pm (50 min) HUM 402 Panel Presentation :: Nayeli Dominguez; Carmen Ramos; Ava Rutter; Miriam Urquiola; Michelle Timoteo Balingit; Francesca Angelina Martin; Laura Elizabeth Yocum Honors Program Session 2: The Honors Program Capstone Project: Fighting Childhood Hunger; EntrepreneHERs: Women in Business; Ethics and Business Leadership in the 21st Century: A Philosophical Approach; The Psychology of Bullying and Techniques for Early
12:45~1:50pm (50 min) HUM 403 Panel Presentation :: Valarie Almaraz, Marlene Anguiano, Ana Baez, Dominique Calleja, Maricela Cordova, Selene Granados, Vanesa Herrera, Maria Lainez, Roxana Ponce, Guadalupe Ramirez, Ava Rutter Whose English?: The Structure of English Dialects in Los Angeles
1:20pm Presentation
1:20~1:50pm (20 min) HUM 302 Presentation :: Darlene Kawulok Storytelling as an agent of personal transformation and social justice
1:20~1:50pm (20 min) HUM 404 Presentation :: Crystal Castillo The Effect of Hierba Manayupa Extractions on HeLa Cells and the Identification of Chemical Composition via GC-MS
1:20~1:50pm (20 min) HUM 405B Presentation :: Yahaira Hernandez Identity as a Territorial Space in Esmeralda Santiago's When I Was Puerto Rican and Cristina Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban
1:55pm Poster
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 1 Poster :: Regina Cordova; Celeste Tobar Investigating Enantiomeric interactions of Methionine adsorbed in Zeolites with Computer Simulations
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 10 Poster :: Magdalena Serrano Inhibition of DNA oxidative damage by green tea in vitro and in human melanoma cells
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 11 Poster :: Madeleine Bruning; Shannon Green Let the Lace Begin A thematic analysis of first year student reflections on the Spirit of the Founders
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 12 Poster :: Atziri Pena Letters From My Subconscious: Voicing The Unheard
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 13 Poster :: Daina Castro; Heather Fowler; Julia Tang; Gina Santisaranyu; Daina Castro; Kajal Desai; Kailanie Oasay; Elizabeth Galindo; Anika Ahsan; Sabrina Villasenor The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree: An Analysis of Parenting and Adolescent Well-being
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 14 Poster :: Mykayla Richards; Stefanie Gavino Police Brutality:Trigger Syndrome or Skewed 'Brutality' in Media
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 15 Poster :: Alexandria Moreno More Than Mothers: The Essential Role of Women in the American Revolution
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 16 Poster :: Elizabeth Shokoya Healthcare Access and the Outcomes Among Indigenous Communties in the US and Peru
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 18 Poster :: Noely Mendez; Savannah Gianinni-Coico From boots to books
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 19 Poster :: Shaina Dyas The relationship of music preference and overall happiness in young-adults
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 2 Poster :: Celeste Tobar; Rahia Solomon Enantiomeric interactions of amino acids adsorbed in zeolites: An investigation using Molecular Modelling
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 20 Poster :: Jessica I. Contreras; Andrea Hernandez; De'Asha Moore_ Inhibition of Oxidative DNA-Protein Crosslinking via Tryptamine
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 3 Poster :: Emelly OrtizVilla; Jasmine Gutierrez; Rachel Y. Choi; Katherine Guzman; Jessica Araiza Characterizing the microbiology of the Los Angeles River: from the Sepulveda basin to Golden Shores.
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 4 Poster :: Amanda Price, Nina Thomas Do Crime Prevention Programs Curtail Crime?
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 5 Poster :: Pauline Cheng From Folklore to Reality: A biochemical study of the anti-carcinogenic properties of the Annona cherimola
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 6 Poster :: Desarey Morales Vasquez Extraction and Fractionation of Polyphenols from Peruvian Teas and their Effect on Mammalian Cell Viability
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 7 Poster :: Patricia Sabillo ; Erica Cisneros Inhibitory effects of essential oils on the growth of E. coli and S. aureus
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 8 Poster :: Daisy Lezo; Tanya Nguyen; Alyssa Gallano; Melissa Martinez Inhibition of Oxidative DNA Damage by Spinach and Kale
1:55~2:45pm (0 min) Poster Session 2; Board 9 Poster :: Aisosa Edobor; Desiree Duran; Brianna Cadena;and Jessica Del Castillo Investigating the DNA Protective Effect of Mn2+ Import in E. coli strain DH5-alpha
1:55~2:45pm (50 min) HUM 403 Panel Presentation :: Diana J. Taylor; Allison Neilsen "What's the CONCEPT got to do with it?"
1:55~2:45pm (50 min) HUM 404 Panel Presentation :: David Burkitt; Abigail Rea; Michelle Melendres; Shannon Green CSJ Institute: Faculty Research Grants 2017-18
2:50pm Presentation
2:50~3:20pm (20 min) HUM 302 Presentation :: Michael Reading A Buried Massacre: Sand Creek and its Implications both Past and Present
2:50~3:20pm (20 min) HUM 303 Presentation :: Ava Graciela Rutter & Atziri Pena Where Poetry Comes From: Queerness and Mental Illness
2:50~3:20pm (20 min) HUM 402 Presentation :: Caitlyn Keeve Advancing Equity: Going Beyond the Numbers of the Report on the Status of Women and Girls
2:50~3:20pm (20 min) HUM 403 Presentation :: Perla Olguin The Complexes Shaping the Development of Female Identities in Latinx Literature
2:50~3:20pm (20 min) HUM 404 Presentation :: Desiree Evjen The growth of Synechococcus species when compared to new and used motor oil; glyphosate; and lambda-cyhalothrin
2:50~3:20pm (20 min) HUM 405B Presentation :: Stephanie Hickman; Melanie Corral;Christian B. Teeter Working on Los Angeles: Developing Vocational Labor Market Opportunities
3:30pm Three Minute Thesis
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Gabriela Curiel Who Do We Love? A Summary and Analysis of The Wrong of Abortion and Argument Against Abortion
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Alice Delp The Art of Healing: The Connection From War To Peace; A Veterans Story of how filmmaking changed her narrative to healing
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Marjorie Acevedo How academic libraries are perceived by Latino students?
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Pam Gist A Positive Psychology Approach to Prejudice
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Leah Fitzgerald Passport to Wellness
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Rebekah Wells; David Burkitt The Impact of Exercise on Executive Leadership
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Robert Sanchez Reimagining the Racist History of Philosophy with Mexican Philosophy
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Bob Perrins Plague; Politics; and Public Health: Lessons from the 1910 Manchurian Plague Outbreak
3:30~4:30pm (0 min) Hannon Theatre Three Minute Thesis :: Sylvine Deprele Nature