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A Biobased Fuel for the Future of Aviation

Sara E. Murphy, University of Idaho
Brian G. Hanson (Mentor), University of Idaho
Chad E. Dunkel (Mentor), University of Idaho
Dev Shrestha (Mentor), University of Idaho

A Machine Learning Approach to Predicting Wildfire Shape

Jayanth C. Mouli, Boise High School
Edoardo Serra (Mentor), Boise State University

A Methodology for Systematic Mapping in Raptor Biology

Zackery T. Szymczycha, College of Western Idaho
Sarah Schulwitz, The Peregrine Fund
Leah Dunn, The Peregrine Fund
David Anderson, The Peregrine Fund
Leticia M. Camacho, Boise State University
Todd E. Katzner, U.S. Geological Survey
Evan R. Buechley, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
Christopher J.W. McClure (Mentor), The Peregrine Fund

A Non-Profit Organization Meets Data Analysis

Rhiana J. Fox, Lewis-Clark State College
Heather A. Moon (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College

A Predictive Model of Internet Addiction: The Role of Alienation

Christopher R. Palasch, Boise State University
Brian W. Stone (Mentor), Boise State University

A Probability Discounting Study of LDS Clients’ Preferences for Religious Matching with a Psychotherapist

Allan A. Dimmick, Idaho State University
Joshua K. Swift (Mentor), Idaho State University
Wilson Trusty, Idaho State University

A Regional and Continental Scale Analysis of Orientation and Nest Box Occupancy by American Kestrels

Leticia M. Camacho, Boise State University
Sarah Schulwitz (Mentor), The Peregrine Fund
Christopher J.W. McClure (Mentor), The Peregrine Fund

A Study of Transcriptional Activation by the Transcription Factor Gal4 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by 3D Orbital Tracking and in vivo RNA Labelling

Iris Torres, Boise State University
Abigail Figueroa, Boise State University
Michael Pool, Boise State University
Matthew L. Ferguson (Mentor), Boise State University

A Study on Substance Abuse Among Juveniles: An Inside Look on the Correlation Between General Strain Theory, Social Bond Theory, and Substance Abuse

Ashley Siler, Idaho State University
Deirdre Caputo Levine (Mentor), Idaho State University

Additive Manufacturing of Magnetostrictive Cobalt Ferrite Thin Films for Structural Energy Harvesting

Kailey N. Blair, University of Pennsylvania
Zhangxian Deng (Mentor), Boise State University

Age and Environmental Effects on Flight Performance of California Condors

Sophie R. Bonner, Boise State University
Sharon A. Poessel (Mentor), U.S. Geological Survey
Joseph Brandt, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Jim Belthoff, Boise State University
Todd E. Katzner (Mentor), U.S. Geological Survey

Airator Assisted Colloid Formation

Less Ruiz, Boise State University
Kevin D. Ausman (Mentor), Boise State University
Kevin R. Shumard (Mentor), Boise State University
Tristan T. Olsen (Mentor), Boise State University

An Engineering Investigation of Stalk Lodging

Kate R. Seegmiller, University of Idaho
Taylor Spence, University of Idaho
Will Seegmiller, University of Idaho
Daniel Robertson (Mentor), University of Idaho

Analysis and Characterization of C120O From nc60

Bakir Grbic, Boise State University
Alex F. Hancock, Boise State University
Kevin R. Shumard, Boise State University
Tristan T. Olsen, Boise State University
Kevin D. Ausman (Mentor), Boise State University

Anatomical Coupling of Locomotor and Auditory Neurons in Desert Kangaroo Rats

Ahmer Iqbal, University of Idaho
Craig McGowan (Mentor), University of Idaho
Ben Richardson (Mentor), University of Idaho

Antifungal Activities of Killer Toxin-Like Genes within Filamentous Fungi

Jordan L. Hawley, University of Idaho
Josephine Boyer, University of Idaho
Paul A. Rowley (Mentor), University of Idaho

Antimicrobial Properties of the Essential Oil Arborvitae

Rhegan C. McGregor, Lewis-Clark State College
Kory A. Parker, Lewis-Clark State College
Jacob M. Hornby (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College
Leigh C. Latta (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College

Apocryphal Story Charms: Witchcraft in Christian Communities

Emily Thomas, Idaho State University
Thomas Klein (Mentor), Idaho State University

Assessing B Cell Differentiation Following Asbestos Fiber Exposure

Magdalena Alba Argomaniz, Idaho State University
Kinta M. Serve (Mentor), Idaho State University

Assessing Gut Transport of Methionine and Lysine in Fast-Growing Rainbow Trout

Melissa D. Marsing, University of Idaho
Madison S. Powell (Mentor), University of Idaho

Assessing the Effects of the Primary Coordination Sphere on the Rate and Mechanism of Zinc Thiolate Alkylation

Sara Z. Alsaifi, Boise State University
Danielle I. Ali, Boise State University
Eric Brown (Mentor), Boise State University

Assessing the Free Radical Scavenging Ability and Antioxidant Efficiency of a Synthetic Flaxseed Lignan in an Asbestos Exposure Model

Reagan A. Badger, Idaho State University
Kinta M. Serve (Mentor), Idaho State University

Associations Among Recent Partner Violence, Current Suicidal Ideation, and Future Risk of Attempting Suicide Among Incarcerated Women

Holly Huggins, Idaho State University
Shannon Lynch (Mentor), Idaho State University

Audio Cues and Its Application to Virtual Fence

Courtney R. Carter, University of Idaho
Gordon Murdoch (Mentor), University of Idaho
Karen Launchbaugh (Mentor), University of Idaho
Jason Karl (Mentor), University of Idaho
Chanelle Brusseau, University of Idaho
Jenn Smith, University of Idaho
Austin Grieves, University of Idaho

Augmented Reality Space Informatics System 2.0

Olivia Thomas, Boise State University
Liz Altmiller, Boise State University
Taylor Campbell, Boise State University
Tyler Chapman, Boise State University
John Garrison, Boise State University
Graham Hill, Boise State University
Daniel Lambert, Boise State University
Brenna Leonard, Boise State University
Katelyn Schuettke, Boise State University
Marie Shirley, Boise State University
A.J. Trantham, Boise State University
Karen Doty (Mentor), Boise State University
Steve Swanson (Mentor), Boise State University

Automated Segmentation of the Knee Using a Convolutional Neural Network

Donovan W. Wright, Boise State University
Oliver Alvarez, Boise State University
Clare K. Fitzpatrick (Mentor), Boise State University

Bioavailability of Minerals and Their Effects on Bighorn Sheep Lamb Survival

Matthew M. Rafferty, University of Idaho
Ryan A. Long (Mentor), University of Idaho
Nicole M. Bioldeau (Mentor), University of Idaho

Black Phosphorus Synthesis via Ball Milling

Keaton M. Turney, Washington & Jefferson College
Samuel V. Pedersen (Mentor), Boise State University
Brian J. Jaques (Mentor), Boise State University

Blossom Detection Using Python and OpenCV

Joseph Ichiro J. Bulanon, Northwest Nazarene University
Trevor Braddock, Northwest Nazarene University
Sam Roth, Northwest Nazarene University
Brice Allen (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University
Duke M. Bulanon (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University

Bottom-Up Synthesis of Nickel and Copper Nanoparticle Ink for Aerosol Jet Printing

Alexis M. Quick, Northwest Nazarene University
Nicholas L. McKibben (Mentor), Boise State University
David Estrada (Mentor), Boise State University

Breeding Schedules of Burrowing Owls in Idaho: Have Nest Initiation Dates Changed with an Evolving Climate?

Kathryn A. Care, Boise State University
Jim Belthoff (Mentor), Boise State University

Can Offspring Sex Ratios Help Explain Patterns of Female-Biased Road Mortality in Barn Owls?

Austin D. Davis, Boise State University
James L. Jarrett, Boise State University
Jim Belthoff (Mentor), Boise State University

Can Vegetation Greenness Reliably Predict Stream Drying?

Inbar Milstein, Idaho State University
Sarah E. Godsey (Mentor), Idaho State University
Sara R. Warix (Mentor), Idaho State University
H. C. Bottenberg (Mentor), Idaho State University
Kathleen A. Lohse (Mentor), Idaho State University
Ruth B. MacNeille (Mentor), Idaho State University
Rebecca L. Hale (Mentor), Idaho State University

Chaotic Toys: Investigative Modeling of a Rotating Spring Pendulum

Caleb Monoran, Idaho State University
Xiaoxia "Jessica" Xie (Mentor), Idaho State University

Characterization of AB-Type Toxin From Salmonella enterica Typhimurium for the Development of a Bovine Vaccine

Morgan L. Hansen, Boise State University
Juliette K. Tinker (Mentor), Boise State University
Adriana Rodriguez, Boise State University

Columbia Basin Pygmy Rabbit Winter Field Sampling and Genetic Monitoring

Chloe S. Beall, University of Idaho
Stacey A. Nerkowski (Mentor), University of Idaho
Lisette P. Waits (Mentor), University of Idaho

Comparative Neutron Radiography Analysis of Siliceous Marine Sponges: Dragmacidon lunaecharta

Amanda R. Smolinski, Idaho State University
Glen C. Papaioannou (Mentor), Idaho National Laboratory
Aaron E. Craft (Mentor), Idaho National Laboratory

Constraining Planetary Formation with Gravity Darkening on Variable Stars

Samuel A. Myers, University of Idaho
Jason W. Barnes (Mentor), University of Idaho
John P. Ahlers, University of Idaho

Correlating Fryer Oil Quality to Acrylamide Content in French Fries

Megan C. Nelson, Boise State University
Mark Skinner (Mentor), Boise State University
Owen M. McDougal (Mentor), Boise State University

Crime Scene Investigation, Mid-Atlantic Ridge: Deciphering the Role of Changes of Magmatic Injection Rate in the Death of Ocean Core Complexes

Daniel J. King, University of Idaho
Eric Mittelstaedt (Mentor), University of Idaho

Cross Framework Meaning Representation Parsing

Dan Kondratyuk, Charles University and Saarland University
Casey Kennington (Mentor), Boise State University
Rohit Gangurde, Boise State University
Nikita Kramar, Boise State University

Design of In-Vitro Primate Model for Optimization of Intrathecal Drug Delivery

Omolola E. Bangudu, University of Idaho
Lucas R. Sass, University of Idaho
Bryn A. Martin (Mentor), University of Idaho

Development of Novel Drugs to Treat Amoebic Dysentery by Inhibition of Entamoeba histolytica MTA Nucleosidase

Libna S. Luevanos, Boise State University
Tyler Smith, Boise State University
LJ Mckenzie, Boise State University
John H. Thurston (Mentor), College of Idaho
Danny Xu, Idaho State University

Dietary Assessment Capturing Spice and Herb Intake: Validation of an Online Questionnaire

Julianne Nguyen, Idaho State University
Cynthia Blanton (Mentor), Idaho State University

Differentiation of PC12 Cells with Nerve Growth Factor Increases the Production of LARP6 and Collagen Type 1

Beth Rogers, Boise State University
Leanna Marquart, Boise State University
Matthew W. Turner, Boise State University
Rafael Gomez, Boise State University
J.T. Titmus, Treasure Valley Math and Science Center
Lisa R. Warner (Mentor), Boise State University

Digital Input Independence for the Disabled

Roy Olvera, Boise State University
Amy J. Moll (Mentor), Boise State University

Direct Nanopore Sequencing of Novel RNA Viruses within Yeasts

Mason Shipley, University of Idaho
Paul A. Rowley (Mentor), University of Idaho

Dithiolate Complexes as Precursors for Semiconducting Nanoparticles

Michael J. Jenkins, Idaho State University
Isabel N. Badillo, Idaho State University
Leah J. Renner, Idaho State University
Andrew W. Holland (Mentor), Idaho State University

Does the Media Change Attitudes Toward People Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired?

Akioni Babauta, Boise State University
Brian W. Stone (Mentor), Boise State University

Dogs by Number: Building an Analytical Matrix for Canid Osteological Identification

Brittany D. Slane, Idaho State University
Samantha H. Blatt (Mentor), Idaho State University
Mary Thompson (Mentor), Idaho State University

Drought Effects on the Symbiosis Between Big Sagebrush Seedlings and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi

Sierra B. Moiza, Boise State University
Nichole Hoffman, Boise State University
Marcelo D. Serpe (Mentor), Boise State University

“Drug Dealers, Criminals, Rapists”: The Influence of Fear and Risk on Support for Immigration Policy

Sandra Carrillo, Idaho State University
Kellee J. Kirkpatrick (Mentor), Idaho State University

dsRNA Infection of Protozoan, Euglena

Darby G. Fox, Washington State University
Douglas G. Cole (Mentor), University of Idaho
Paul A. Rowley (Mentor), University of Idaho

Effect of Operational Parameters on Micro Bio Fuel Cell

Usha Pant, Idaho State University
Chikashi Sato (Mentor), Idaho State University

Effect of Urban Ambient Noise on Song Frequencies in Resident Songbirds: Preliminary Results

Janice M. Aylward, Lewis-Clark State College
Ashley M. Hays, Lewis-Clark State College
Matthew J. Brady (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College

Effective Seals for Magnetic Shape Memory Microfluidic Pumps: Pressure vs. Elastomer

Sierra A. Sandison, Boise State University
Andrew Armstrong (Mentor), Boise State University
Peter Müllner (Mentor), Boise State University
Paul Lindquist (Mentor), Boise State University

Effects of Heavy Metal on Human Dentition

Kateea M. Peterson, Idaho State University
Pamela L. Pascali, Idaho State University
Rebekah M. Rakowski, Idaho State University
John V. Dudgeon (Mentor), Idaho State University

Ellipsometry Measurement of Novel Optical Materials

Ashley E. Rivera, Boise State University
Sohel Rana, Boise State University
Bahareh Badamchi, Boise State University
Nirmala Kandadai (Mentor), Boise State University

Engineering Biological Production of Butanol Through Ligning-Derived Growth of Methylobacterium extorquens PA1

Andrew T. Johnson, University of Idaho
Tomislav Ticak (Mentor), University of Idaho
Christopher J. Marx (Mentor), University of Idaho

Engineering Nanocarriers for Effective Gene Delivery in T Cells

Silpa Subedi, University of Idaho
Ching-An Peng (Mentor), University of Idaho

ENVI Classification of Multispectral Images to Track Alfalfa Bloom; Comparing Two Vegetation Indices

Danielle Marquette, Boise State University
Nancy Glenn (Mentor), Boise State University
Josh Enterkine (Mentor), Boise State University
Thomas Van Der Weide (Mentor), Boise State University

European Democracy in Decline: The Rise of Populism

Robert C. Herold, Boise State University
Robert Harbaugh (Mentor), Boise State University

Evaluating the Impacts of Seasonal Root and Litter Quality and Biomass on Belowground Carbon Dynamics

Nikole Lorvick, University of Idaho
Danielle Berardi (Mentor), University of Idaho
Tara Hudiburg (Mentor), University of Idaho

Examination of Climate Effects on Host-Parasite Dynamics in Burrowing Owls and Fleas

Paola M. Iglesias, University of Puerto Rico
Jim Belthoff (Mentor), Boise State University

Examination of the Desorption of Iron From Zeolites Used to Treat Acid Rock Drainage

Michael K. Traver Greene, University of Idaho
Jeff Langman (Mentor), University of Idaho
Wesley Sandlin (Mentor), University of Idaho

Examining Diversity and Affinity in Prehistoric Guam From Dental Morphology

Joe H. Effingham, Idaho State University
Samantha H. Blatt (Mentor), Idaho State University

Examining Standard Environmental DNA Sample Extraction and Archival Methods

Kelly A. Mazur, Boise State University
Matthew B. Laramie (Mentor), U.S. Geological Survey
David S. Pilliod (Mentor), U.S. Geological Survey

Examining the Behavior of Evolutionary Algorithms in the Starcraft II Environment

Jacob P. Alderink, University of Idaho
Terence Soule (Mentor), University of Idaho

Exploring Antifungal Drugs Produced by Brewer's Yeasts

Cooper R. Roslund, University of Idaho
Lance R. Fredericks, University of Idaho
Paul A. Rowley (Mentor), University of Idaho

Exploring How the ALDH2*2 Mutation Affects Aldehyde Metabolism During Malaria Infection

Sadie E. Izaguirre, Washington State University
Cassandra L. Olds (Mentor), University of Idaho
Shirley Luckhart (Mentor), University of Idaho

Exploring the Relationships Between Exoplanet Orbital Architectures and Host Star Compositions

Sevio M. Stanton, College of Western Idaho
Brian Jackson (Mentor), Boise State University
Ciera Partyka, Boise State University

Feeding Behavior of Holstein Growing Dairy Heifers in Response to a Modified Lignin Product as Feed Ingredient

Kathryne L. Day, University of Idaho
Mikaela K. McSweeney, University of Idaho
Pedram Rezamand (Mentor), University of Idaho

Finding Down Syndrome Cell Adhesion Molecule (DSCAM) Protein Interactions in Pathways of Neuronal Development

Brianna A. Guillen, University of Idaho
Austin Kindall (Mentor), University of Idaho
Mellisa R. Clemons (Mentor), University of Idaho
Peter G. Fuerst (Mentor), University of Idaho

Finite Element Modeling of Phase Transition in Zirconia Using MOOSE

Matthew Trappett, Utah Valley University
Morgan M. Diefendorf, Boise State University
Mahmood Mamivand (Mentor), Boise State University

First-Principles Study for ALD of MoS2

Sean I. Martin, Boise State University
Matthew Lawson (Mentor), Boise State University
Lan Li (Mentor), Boise State University

Fruit Yield Estimation Using Shallow Neural Network

Trevor Braddock, Northwest Nazarene University
Sam Roth, Northwest Nazarene University
Joseph Ichiro J. Bulanon, Northwest Nazarene University
Brice Allen (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University
Duke M. Bulanon (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University

Functionalization of Silica Gel for Purification of C60 from Its Adducts

Michael A. Blair, Boise State University
Kevin D. Ausman (Mentor), Boise State University
Kevin R. Shumard, Boise State University
Don L. Warner, Boise State University
Joseph P. Tuccinardi, Boise State University
Riley Olsen, Boise State University
Tristan T. Olsen, Boise State University

Fundamental Study on Desulfurization of Petroleum Using Synthesized Novel Ionicliquid and Betaines Moieties

Bryson C. Blad, Idaho State University
K. K. Sharma (Mentor), Idaho State University
Karl Dejesus (Mentor), Idaho State University

Fusion of Similarity Measures to Characterize Differences in Sample Matrix Effects

Callan C. Norby, Idaho State University
John H. Kalivas (Mentor), Idaho State University

Gene Mutations Involved in Brain Development and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Alex A. Flores, University of Idaho
Mark Lee, University of Idaho
Megan K. Schlussler, University of Idaho
Reese Beard, University of Idaho
Ren H. Dimico, University of Idaho
Peter G. Fuerst (Mentor), University of Idaho

Harnessing Model Diversity and Prediction Similarity for Selecting Multivariate Calibration Tuning Parameters

Robert C. Spiers, Idaho State University
John H. Kalivas (Mentor), Idaho State University

Harvest Impacts of Soil Nutrition: Implications for Federal Forestland Regulatory Directives

Natalie K. Wiley, University of Idaho
Mark Kimsey (Mentor), University of Idaho

Human Rights, Incentivizing Behaviors, and Security: Attitudes on Immigration Reform

Saira J. Terriquez Carrillo, Idaho State University
Sydnee Harris, Idaho State University
Mayra Galaviz, Idaho State University
James W. Stoutenborough (Mentor), Idaho State University

Idaho Reentry Pilot Program

Kelsie D. Rumsey, University of Idaho
Omi Hodwitz (Mentor), University of Idaho

Impact of Surfactants on Mesoporous Silica Formation

Kael F. Stelck, University of Idaho
Mark F. Roll (Mentor), University of Idaho

Implementation of Deep Learning to Map Dredge Tailings from Hyperspatial Aerial Imagery

Robert A. White, Northwest Nazarene University
Andrew Welk, Northwest Nazarene University
Dale A. Hamilton (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University
Barry L. Myers (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University

Increasing the Output of a Hydraulic Turbine via a Venturi Valve

Daniel V. Garz, Idaho State University
Bruce Savage (Mentor), Idaho State University

Influence of Nestling Number on Foraging Habits of Ferruginous Hawks in Idaho

Bailey S. Walker, Fort Lewis College
Ariana Dickson, Boise State University
Georgia Isted, Cardiff University
Jim Belthoff, Boise State University
Todd E. Katzner (Mentor), U.S. Geological Survey

Investigating Electron Transfer to Nitrogenase

Aubrey A. Grieve, Idaho State University
Rhesa N. Ledbetter (Mentor), Idaho State University

Investigation of Alternate Light Sources and Bone Fluorescence

Tanyin Watson, Idaho State University
Christian Petersen (Mentor), Idaho State University
Sara M. Getz (Mentor), Idaho State University

Life History and Feeding Habits of a Lentic Caddisfly in Coeur d'Alene Lake

Elizabeth C. Hoots, University of Idaho
Frank Wilhelm (Mentor), University of Idaho

Linking Land Management to Water Quality at Dixie Drain, Canyon County, Idaho

Jessica Mancha, College of Western Idaho
Darcy Sharp (Mentor), City of Boise

Load and Sex Impact Lower Limb Muscle Volume During Running

Jeremy S. Roberts, Boise State University
Nick Lobb, Boise State University
AuraLea Fain, Boise State University
Kayla Seymore, Boise State University
Tyler N. Brown (Mentor), Boise State University

Machine Learning: A Study of STEM Undergraduates

Legacy A. DeShazo, Idaho State University
Cordell J. Anderson, Idaho State University
Xiaoxia "Jessica" Xie (Mentor), Idaho State University

Mapping Dirt Roads from Imagery Using Deep Learning

Gabriel R. Johnson, Northwest Nazarene University
Andrew Welk, Northwest Nazarene University
Dale A. Hamilton (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University
Barry L. Myers (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University

Materials Characterization and Testing of Heat-Reflective Coatings to Mitigate the Urban Heat Island

Molly E. Vitale Sullivan, College of Idaho
Aidin J. Golrokh (Mentor), Boise State University
Yang Lu (Mentor), Boise State University

Maternal-infant Reciprocity in Affect and Language and Later Vocabulary Ability

Sierra L. Clayson, Idaho State University
Heather L. Ransdell Hudock (Mentor), Idaho State University
Nicki L. Aubuchon-Endsley (Mentor), Idaho State University

Median Frequency Shift of EMG During Prolonged Load Carriage

Fred W. Christensen, Boise State University
Micah D. Drew, Boise State University
Samantha M. Daz, Boise State University
Tyler N. Brown (Mentor), Boise State University

Metallothionein: The Sponge Bob of the Cell

Adrian V. Chavez, Idaho State University
Caryn Evilia (Mentor), Idaho State University
Talia Cahoon, Idaho State University
Jacob Diehl, Idaho State University

Modeled vs Measured NPP: Are Global Satellite Estimates of Forest NPP Appropriate Across the Terrain of Northern Rocky Mountain Forests?

Jeralyn M. Poe, Michigan State University
Jeffrey Stenzel (Mentor), University of Idaho
Brooke Behunin, University of Idaho
Tara Hudiburg (Mentor), University of Idaho

Modeling Material Properties From Microstructure in an Irradiated T91 Ferrite/Martensite Alloy

Ryan L. Blair, University of Idaho
S. B. Adisa, University of Idaho
M. D. Harned, University of Idaho
M. J. Swenson (Mentor), University of Idaho

Moderated Mediation of Infant in Utero Cortisol Exposure, Temperament, Breastfeeding and Sleep

Reilly A. Sasaki, Idaho State University
Lucinda Scott (Mentor), Idaho State University
Nicki L. Aubuchon-Endsley (Mentor), Idaho State University
Jennifer Hambleton (Mentor), Idaho State University

Molecular Simulations for Organic Photovoltaic Self-Assembly

Cecily Martin, University of Miami
Eric Jankowski (Mentor), Boise State University
Evan Miller, Boise State University
Mia Klopfenstein, Boise State University
Nate Schwindt, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Morphological Variation of the Multi-Drug Resistant Candida auris

Kory A. Parker, Lewis-Clark State College
Jacob M. Hornby (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College

Multistrain Models of Recombinant Transmissible Vaccines with Mutational Decay

Beth M. Tuschhoff, University of Idaho
Nathan C. Layman (Mentor), University of Idaho
Scott L. Nuismer (Mentor), University of Idaho

Mutation Detection Software for Bench Scientists

Jared M. Simons, Lewis-Clark State College
Charles A. Addo-Quaye (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College

Nanostructured Niobium Oxide for Sodium and Potassium-Ion Batteries

Blayze K. Bernal, Boise State University
Kiev Dixon (Mentor), Boise State University
Pete Barnes (Mentor), Boise State University
Hui (Claire) Xiong (Mentor), Boise State University

No More Eye Sore! Automated Cell Counting Using ImageJ

Alex J. Mckeeken, University of Idaho
Shirley Luckhart, University of Idaho
Brandi K. Torrevillas (Mentor), University of Idaho

Novel Catalyst Synthesis Technique Using Atomic Beam Deposition

Brooklyne A. Thompson, Idaho State University
Rene G. Rodriguez (Mentor), Idaho State University
Rebecca R. Fushimi (Mentor), Idaho National Laboratory

Optimization of Alnico’s Processing Route to Enhance Magnetic Properties

Omar Betancourt, Boise State University
Mahmood Mamivand (Mentor), Boise State University

Optimizing the Motility of the Non-Swimming Euglena mutabilis

Ilga L.A. Rutins, University of Idaho
Tyler Gulliksen, University of Idaho
Douglas G. Cole (Mentor), University of Idaho

Orbital Space Science Projects at NNU

Ben Campbell, Northwest Nazarene University
Devyn Duryea, Northwest Nazarene University
Connor Nogales, Northwest Nazarene University
Kristen Lawrence, Northwest Nazarene University
Stephen Parke (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University

Phase State Curves: An Exploration of Clausius Clapeyron and Antoine Equations

Tristan A. Olsen, Lewis-Clark State College
Heather A. Moon (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College
Thomas J. Asaki (Mentor), Washington State University

Phenological Variation Among Western Populations of Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

Mia Cinello-Smith, College of Western Idaho
Casey Robinson, College of Western Idaho
Zackery T. Szymczycha, College of Western Idaho
Daison Weedop, College of Western Idaho
Michaela Sonnen, College of Western Idaho
Leslie Blackburn, College of Western Idaho
Francis Kilkenny, U.S. Forest Service
Dusty Perkins (Mentor), College of Western Idaho

Physical Alterations of CSG Using Auto CAD

Dalton J. Moone, Boise State University
Amanda White, Boise State University
David Estrada (Mentor), Boise State University
Liz Godwin (Mentor), Boise State University

Plumage Variation in Nestling Barn Owls: Patterns of Pheomelanin and Eumelanin Pigmentation Differ Between Males and Females

James L. Jarrett, Boise State University
Austin D. Davis, Boise State University
Jim Belthoff (Mentor), Boise State University

Preparation and Comparison of Known and Novel Metal-Organic Frameworks

Kathryn S. Malloy, Idaho State University
Katelynn L. Miller, Idaho State University
Joseph D. Simmons, Idaho State University
Chase W. Olson, Idaho State University
Joshua J. Pak (Mentor), Idaho State University

Preparation and Study of Novel Sulfur-Containing Ligands

Joseph D. Simmons, Idaho State University
Kathryn S. Malloy, Idaho State University
Corey J. Walkinshaw, Idaho State University
Cassidy B. Bateman, Idaho State University
Joshua J. Pak (Mentor), Idaho State University

Private Well Contamination: E. coli and Total Coliform in Nampa, ID

Allison R. Dockery, College of Western Idaho
Jami Delmore (Mentor), Southwest District Health
Stephanie Sevigny, College of Western Idaho

Processing of Ni-Mn-Sn Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys

Abhishek Somani, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Ali Mustafa (Mentor), Boise State University
Peter Müllner (Mentor), Boise State University

Rapid Colorimetric Detection of DNA via Disassembly of Gold Nanoparticles-Polymer Microbeads

Maura Catherine Dresner-Pfau, Timberline High School
Joy Sigurdson, Boise State University
Elise Layne, Swarthmore College
Siddharth Naidu, Boise High School
Jeunghoon Lee (Mentor), Boise State University

Relationship Between Education and Positive Self Perception in Young Adults

Grace K. Peck, Northwest Nazarene University
Sarah D. Marion (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University

Robotic Monitoring of Lake Coeur d'Alene

Amanda L. Ward, University of Idaho
John C. Shovic (Mentor), University of Idaho

Role of the Tail in Balancing Whole Body Angular Momentum in Kangaroo Rats (D. deserti)

Kade D. Wagers, University of Idaho
Marie J. Schwaner, University of Idaho
David C. Lin (Mentor), Washington State University
Craig P.AA198 McGowan (Mentor), University of Idaho

Securing the Internet of Things: A New Lightweight Cryptosystem

Ellen Min, Timberline High School
Michaela C. Moshe, Timberline High School
Lindsey S. Kim, Boise High School
Eline J. Abraham, Treasure Valley Math and Science Center
Belén Edgar, Treasure Valley Math and Science Center
Liljana Babinkostova (Mentor), Boise State University
Marion Scheepers (Mentor), Boise State University
Jesus Vargas (Mentor), Boise State University

Silencing the "GP1106" Effector Gene in Globodera pallida

Celine A. Knudsen, University of Idaho
Joanna Kud (Mentor), University of Idaho
Fangming Xiao (Mentor), University of Idaho
Louise-Marie Dandurand (Mentor), University of Idaho

Socialization and Its Relation to Physical Activity in Older Adults

Madisen J. Hillebrant-Openshaw, Idaho State University
Anna C. McCarrey (Mentor), Idaho State University

Sort Like a Ciliate: Solutions and Strategies in a Genomic Game

Garrett Brown, Harvard University
Angelina Mitchell, The Ohio State University
Rushil Raghavan, The Ohio State University
Joseph Rogge, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Marion Scheepers (Mentor), Boise State University

Sparse Matrix Operations and Finite Element Assembly

Jacob Tolman, Idaho State University
Yunrong Zhu (Mentor), Idaho State University

Spectrographic Observation of Northern Be Stars

Nick L. Lotspeich, College of Idaho
Micah L. Woodard, College of Idaho
James Dull (Mentor), College of Idaho
Joe Daglen (Mentor), College of Idaho

States Standing in Gap: An Analysis of State Adoption of Paid Family Leave

Jeanelee F. Stock, Idaho State University
Mileena G. Mares, Idaho State University
Kellee Kirkpatrick (Mentor), Idaho State University

Stealth Liposomes Drug Delivery and Localized Therapy

Zoe E. Hutchinson, Boise State University
Gamid Abatchev, Boise State University
Ana Velasquez, Boise State University
Michelle Nuttall, Brigham Young University - Idaho
Camille Bryner, Brigham Young University
Daniel Fologea (Mentor), Boise State University

Supercooled Sodium Acetate Solutions for Stimuli-Responsive Material Applications

Sydney R. Walker, Boise State University
Allison Christy (Mentor), Boise State University
Glauco D. Santos (Mentor), Boise State University

Synthesis and Titration Studies of Redox-Active Arylazothioformamide Ligands with Various Transition Metals

Vincent M. Groner, University of Idaho
Garrett E. Larson, University of Idaho
Kaylaa L. Gutman, University of Idaho
Kristopher V. Waynant (Mentor), University of Idaho
James G. Moberly (Mentor), University of Idaho
Mark F. Roll (Mentor), University of Idaho

Synthesis of 5-Substituted Phthalimide Analogs of Biological Significance

Katherine Obuch, Idaho State University
Farjana Afrinn, Idaho State University
Srinath Pashikanti (Mentor), Idaho State University

Synthesis of Custom Single Stranded DNA for Nucleic Acid Memory

Hagen Shults, Boise State University
Madison Edwards, Boise State University
Jacob Elmore, Boise State University
Benjamin Balzer, Boise State University
Aidan Poe, Boise State University
Eric Hayden (Mentor), Boise State University
Steven Burden (Mentor), Boise State University

The Chemistry of Color and Art

Brady Hansen, Timberline High School
Noah Young, Boise High School
Dan Scott (Mentor), Boise State University
Lisa R. Warner (Mentor), Boise State University
Don L. Warner (Mentor), Boise State University

The Effect of Water in Solid TiO2 Nanoparticle Electrode Material for Metal Ion Batteries

Jorge Perez, Boise State University
Diana Rivera, Boise State University
Paige Skinner, Boise State University
Chris Jones, Boise State University
Changjian Deng, Boise State University
Pete Barnes, Boise State University
Hui (Claire) Xiong (Mentor), Boise State University

The Effects of Urban Ambient Noise on the Song Frequencies of Migratory Bird Species: Preliminary Results

Ashley M. Hays, Lewis-Clark State College
Janice M. Aylward, Lewis-Clark State College
Matthew J. Brady (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College

The Effects of Weather on Breeding Productivity in the Northern Goshawk

Allyson B. Bangerter, Weber State University
Jay D. Carlisle, Intermountain Bird Observatory
Robert A. Miller (Mentor), Intermountain Bird Observatory

The Encapsulation of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus casei to Determine Cell Viability in a Hydrogel Biobead Matrix

Laura A. Nutter, University of Idaho
Isabell K. Strawn, University of Idaho
Jonathan R. Counts (Mentor), University of Idaho
Addie White, University of Idaho
Kristopher V. Waynant (Mentor), University of Idaho
James G. Moberly (Mentor), University of Idaho
Mark F.AV147 Roll (Mentor), University of Idaho
Connor Hill, University of Idaho

The Finite Exact Algorithm for Image Analysis

Rachel L. Sila, Lewis-Clark State College
Heather A. Moon (Mentor), Lewis-Clark State College
Thomas J. Asaki (Mentor), Washington State University

The Functional Diversity of Soil Microbial Communities Vary with Plant Cultivar

Lola M. Klamm, Boise State University
Marie-Anne de Graaff (Mentor), Boise State University

The Impact of Virtual Office Hours in Engineering

Brooke-Lynn C. Andrade, Boise State University
Krishna Pakala (Mentor), Boise State University
Diana Bairaktarova, Virginia Tech
Devshikha Bose, Boise State University
Doug Hagemeier, Boise State University
Harish Subbaraman, Boise State University

The Isogeny Problem in the Post-Quantum World

Andrew W. Gao, University of California, Berkeley
Benjamin H. Kuehnert, University of Rochester
Geneva R. Schlafly, University of California, Santa Barbara
Zecheng Yi, Johns Hopkins University
Liljana Babinkostova (Mentor), Boise State University

The Power of Theatre

Teegan R. Schriock, Idaho State University
Vanessa Ballam (Mentor), Idaho State University

The Role of Passion and Athletic Identity in Predicting Concussion Reporting Behaviors in Youth Sport Athletes

Kinsley M. Bonfilio, Boise State University
Eric Martin (Mentor), Boise State University

The Roles of Type I Interferons in Viral Coinfection: Immune Cell Recruitment and Virus Inhibition

Maricris T. Naranjo, University of Idaho
Emmanuel Ijezie, University of Idaho
Tanya Miura (Mentor), University of Idaho

The Security of Learning With Errors: A Post-Quantum Cryptosystem

Ariana Chin, University of California, Berkeley
Aaron Kirtland, Washington University in St. Louis
Vladyslav Nazarchuk, Yale University
Esther Plotnick, Harvard College
Liljana Babinkostova (Mentor), Boise State University

The Statistical Model of the Interaction Between Imaging and Biological Factors in the Osteoarthritis Initiative Database

Zuly Lapa, Boise State University
Clare K. Fitzpatrick (Mentor), Boise State University

The Sunfish: Laying the Groundwork for Autonomous Underwater Navigation

Devin M. Driggs, University of Idaho
John C. Shovic (Mentor), University of Idaho

The Use of Heat Treatment to Improve the Quality of Lentil Protein as Ruminant Feed

Caitlin C. Klaeui, University of Idaho
Gwinyai E. Chibisa (Mentor), University of Idaho

Toward Logic-Based Nucleic Acid Transducer Networks

Kailee R. Jones, Boise State University
Tim Hachigian (Mentor), Boise State University
Drew Lysne (Mentor), Boise State University
Jeunghoon Lee (Mentor), Boise State University
Elton Graugnard (Mentor), Boise State University

Tracing Carbon Dioxide Metabolism Using 13c NMR in the Anaerobic Thermophile, Clostridium thermocellum

Julian O. Howe, Boise State University
Raquel Brown, Boise State University
Katherine Chou, National Renewable Energy Lab
PinChing Maness, National Renewable Energy Lab
Lisa R.AH105 Warner (Mentor), Boise State University

Uncoiling Node Conflicts in North American Land Snail Families

Brandon C. Larsen, University of Idaho
T. Mason Linscott (Mentor), University of Idaho
Christine E. Parent (Mentor), University of Idaho

Understanding Nanostructured Electrode/Electrolyte Interfaces in Sodium-Ion Batteries

Malia K. Dustin, Boise State University
Julie M.M83 Pipkin, Boise State University
Eric J. Gabriel, Boise State University
Yingying Xie, Boise State University
Hui (Claire) Xiong (Mentor), Boise State University

Understanding the Corrosion Properties of Additively Manufactured and Conventional Stainless Steels

Lina Zhu, Caldwell Senior High School
Brielle Ibe (Mentor), Boise State University
Hunter Good, Boise State University
Sophia Mitchell, Boise State University
Mike Hurley (Mentor), Boise State University

Understanding the Effects of Plasma Parameters on Plasma-Jet Printed Material Films

Kyle D. Kramer, Boise State University
Jessica Carlson, Boise State University
Joe McCarver, Boise State University
Cory RavenCroft, Boise State University
Adam Croteau, Boise State University
Jacob Tenorio, Boise State University
Zeke Kennedy, Boise State University
Amanda White, Boise State University
Nirmala Kandadai (Mentor), Boise State University
David Estrada (Mentor), Boise State University
Don Plumlee (Mentor), Boise State University
Jim Browning (Mentor), Boise State University
Harish Subbaraman (Mentor), Boise State University

Unravelling Genetic Determinants of Synaptic Formation in the Mammalian Visual System

Ren H. Dimico, University of Idaho
Mellisa R. Clemons, University of Idaho
Michael J. Camerino, University of Idaho
Megan K. Schlussler, University of Idaho
Peter G.AH78 Fuerst (Mentor), University of Idaho

Urban Impacts on Surface Water Microbiome in the Lower Portneuf River Valley Watershed

Wyatt Saxton, Idaho State University
Present Karmacharya, Idaho State University
Patricia Kerner, Idaho State University
Lauren Long, Idaho State University
Tristin Herup-Wheeler, Idaho State University
Sophie Hill, Idaho State University
Rebecca L. Hale, Idaho State University
Yaqi You (Mentor), Idaho State University

Using Crowdsourced Observations to Document Road Mortality in Idaho's Amphibians and Reptiles

Julie S. Meredith, Idaho State University
Charles R. Peterson (Mentor), Idaho State University
Patrick D. Giltz, Idaho State University

Using Environmental Cues to Modify Fatty Acid Production

Natalie M. Jaeger, University of Idaho
Leah B. Lambert, University of Idaho
Douglas G. Cole (Mentor), University of Idaho

Variation in Adaptive Traits and Seed Zone Evaluation of Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

Casey Robinson, College of Western Idaho
Mia Cinello-Smith, College of Western Idaho
Zackery T. Szymczycha, College of Western Idaho
Daison Weedop, College of Western Idaho
Michaela Sonnen, College of Western Idaho
Leslie Blackburn, College of Western Idaho
Francis Kilkenny, U.S. Forest Service
Dusty Perkins (Mentor), College of Western Idaho

Video Processing for Fruit Yield Prediction

Sam Roth, Northwest Nazarene University
Trevor Braddock, Northwest Nazarene University
Joseph Ichiro J. Bulanon, Northwest Nazarene University
Brice Allen (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University
Duke M. Bulanon (Mentor), Northwest Nazarene University

Visualization and Modeling of Transcriptional Bursting by Live Cell Imaging

Abigail Figueroa, Boise State University
Bryson Gray, Boise State University
Michael Pool (Mentor), Boise State University
Matthew L. Ferguson (Mentor), Boise State University

Water Adaptive Limber Locomotive Effector (WALL-E)

Ryan J. Caldwell, Boise State University
Robbie DeLeon, Boise State University
Carlo Frode, Boise State University
Spencer Hill, Boise State University
Braden Robinson, Boise State University
Elliot Sherrow, Boise State University
Terek Zimmerman, Boise State University
Steve Swanson (Mentor), Boise State University
Gus Engstrom (Mentor), Boise State University
Megan Gambs (Mentor), Boise State University
Gunes Uzer (Mentor), Boise State University

Wayfinding & Accessibility in the Student Union Building

Tara L. Bingham, Boise State University
Kendall House (Mentor), Boise State University

Wearable Technology for Cows: Applications for Virtual Fencing

Jenn Smith, University of Idaho
Jason Karl (Mentor), University of Idaho

Why Do Introns Exist?

Garrett E. Tisdale, Boise State University
Matthew L. Ferguson (Mentor), Boise State University

yEvo: A Yeast Evolution Lab for Budding Biologists

Josephine Boyer, University of Idaho
Bryce Taylor, University of Washington
Ryan Skophammer, Westridge High School
Alexa Warwick, Michigan State University
Maitreya Dunham, University of Washington
Paul A. Rowley (Mentor), University of Idaho