College of Science

RISE Sponsored Symposium

2018 RISE Summer Symposium and 

The 4th Annual Creative Activities and Research Sympoium (CARS)

Thursday August 16, 2018, 8:30am-4:00pm

Cal Poly Pomona University Library, 4th floor

Event Check-In from 8am-2pm: 1st floor Reception Desk

2018 RISE Symposium Abstract Book


2018 RISE Summer Symposium  Presentation Format
Time Presenter's Name Title of presentation
9:00-9:15 Faneuff Investigation of capsule formation and structure of Cryptococcus neoformans H99 by mannose analog incorporation and detection by Click-it reaction 
9:15-9:30 Garrett Selection of DNA Aptamers Targeting Listeria 
9:30-9:45 Daudu Isolation and genomic Comparison of clostridium strains potentially capable of utilizing the ABE fermentation pathway for production of biofuels
9:45-10:00 Breslau Doridina: an RNA-Seq Analysis
10:00-10:15 Break  
10:15-10:30 Moreno A monographic review of the genus, Cyerce Bergh 1871,(Mollusca: Sacoglossa: Hermaidae) using phylogenetic systematics
10:30-10:45 McHaskell Understanding Invasion Success of Undaria pinnatifida (Harvey) Suringar in San Diego: Mapping distribution and exploring factors that influence early settlement success of zoospores
10:45-11:00 Sanders Investigation of the temporal and spatial expression of KNUCKLES as a candidate gene regulating stem cell proliferation in Aquilegia flowers
11:00-11:15 Blanco Pollen magnetofection: developing a novel transformation technique in Aquilegia coerulea (Columbines)
11:15-11:30 Karapet An Acellular Approach to Regenerative Medicine: Whole Tendon Decellularization
11:30AM-12:30PM Lunch  
12:45-1:00 Lauman Influence of Acacia koa on ericoid mycorrhizal colonization of Hawaiian native understory plants
1:00-1:15 Stretch Synthesis and Characterization of Vanadium Complexes using X-ray Crystallography and Applications for Catalysis
1:15-1:30 Dant Does urbanization affect oxidative stress and aging in the California Towhee (Melozone crissalis)?
1:30-1:45 Loera Transcriptomic analysis of mucus from oil-exposed Mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus)
1:45-2:00 Break  
2:00-2:15 Gutierrez Evaluating de novo RERE mutations in vitro and identifying causative variants
2:15-2:30 Alonzo The regulatory architecture of the RCCD1 ovarian cancer risk locus as revealed by 4C-seq data
2:30-2:45 Gonzalez Efficacy and Immunological Comparison of QS-21, GPI-0100, and Pam3CAG Adjuvants in gD3pep Liposomes in the BALB/c Mouse Model of Intravaginal HSV-2 Infection
3:00-3:15 Break  
3:15-3:30 Manuel Influence of mosquito gut microbiota on susceptibility to dengue infection
3:30-3:45 Sandoval In vitro and in vivo characterization of Rhizopus oryzae growth
3:45-4:00 Sidikipramana Brain area activation entrained by scheduled feeding in mice


RISE Sponsored Symposium 2017 

August 24, 2017

Research Presenters: RISE, McNair, LSAMP Student Researchers

2017 RISE Symposium Abstract Book

RISE Sponsored Symposium 2016 

September 2, 2016

Research Presenters: RISE, McNair, LSAMP Student Researchers

2016 RISE Symposium Abstract Book

Symposium Group 1group2




RISE Sponsored Symposium 2015

September 4, 2015

Research Presenters: RISE Student Researchers

2015 RISE Symposium Abstract Book

Past RISE Sponsored Symposiums

Past RISE Symposium held at Cal Poly Pomona. Participation by RISE, CCRAA, McNair and Prete Scholars.