SVUR Symposium Schedule

SVUR Symposium Schedule


Undergraduate Research

The 6th Annual Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Kehr Union Building, Bloomsburg University.

Registration and Poster Set Up – 8:00-9:10

Welcome Remarks – Dr. Robert Aronstam, Dean of the College of Science and Technology, Bloomsburg University - 9:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Keynote Address – 9:30-10:15 – “DNAlawyer: Define Your Own Career” Jennifer K. Wagner, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Director of Bioethics Research for Geisinger Health System

First Poster Session - 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Lunch – 12:00-1:00

Second Poster Session - 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

Oral Presentations

• 2:40-2:55 – “Dissecting an Interaction Between the Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors (PPARs) and the Glucocorticoid Receptor (GR) in Human Malignant Melanoma” by Mark R. Drumm, Ashley L. Wagner, Ellen M. Kehres, and Michael G. Borland.
• 3:00-3:15 – “Expression and Analysis of Human GPRC6A Variants” by Abigail Garrett, Ridge Dershem, Raghu Metpally, Hans Brauner-Osborne, Janet Robishaw, and Gerda E. Breitwieser
• 3:20-3:35 – “The Comfort Quandary: Do people really trust algorithms that preserve their privacy online?” by Brooke Bullek and Stephanie Garboski
• 3:40-3:55 – “A Geovisualization: 10,000 Years of Global Maize” by Elizabeth Wilkey and Patrick Newhart

Presentation of awards and short closing remarks – 4:00