Tentative Conference Schedule


Where to park? Lot 3 or 7, see the map.

Enter the campus through the Learning Commons building, “LC” on the map.

SURC Sign-in will be in the Learning Commons from 8:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. There will be a host available there throughout the day to meet late arrivals.

Welcoming, opening performance and keynote address begin at 10 the Fine Arts Auditorium. Consult the map in the program, guides and directional signs will be in the buildings to assist you.

Schedule Overview

Time/Location Event
8:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Learning Commons

H. Roberts, NCCC, Artistic Display: Color Exploration in Nature
Z. Lahrache, NCCC, Artistic Display: Artful Bones

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Fine Arts Auditorium, F Building

Welcome Address, Lydia Ulatowski, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dance Performance, E. Welch-Ruth, NCCC
Keynote Speaker: Jo Johnson, Ecological Planner, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, Tackling Legacy Pollutants & Emerging Threats to Protect Western New York's Waters

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
E Building
Morning Oral Presentations
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Second Floor Learning Commons
Morning Poster Presentations
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Cafeteria, G Building
Lunch, Grad Fair
1:15 PM
Cafeteria, G Building
L. Montanero, SUNY Fredonia, Vocal Performance
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
E Building
Afternoon Oral Presentations
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Second Floor Learning Commons
Afternoon Poster Presentations

Morning Oral Presentations

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Presenter Room Title
T. Benedetto, SUNY Buffalo E201 Women Pushing the Pen in Arthur Miller’s Work: An Analysis of the Impactful Women in Miller’s Life and Career
J. Bleasdale, SUNY Buffalo E201 A Qualitative Understanding of Healthcare Providers’ Engagement in Conversations with Patients about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
T. Burrows, SUNY Buffalo E205 “So Be My Love as You Surely Are”: Arthur Miller’s Years with Marilyn Monroe
H. Chang, SUNY Buffalo E206 The Elements that Promote the Development of Intercultural Communication Under the Multinational Company and Important Steps
S. Clevenstine, SUNY Cobleskill E101 Comparative Study on Birthing and Weaning Performance of "Dapple" Boer Meat Goats versus Standard Boer Meat Goats.
K. Eaton, SUNY Buffalo E102 Genetic variation and thermal tolerance in an octocoral symbiont and the implications for Caribbean octocorals through in hospite studies
N. Halter, SUNY Brockport E106 The relationship between parenting practices, an individual’s locus of control, and motivations for marijuana use

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Presenter Room Title
J. Han, SUNY Fredonia E201 Perceptions of an Altruistic Act: Sacrifice, Motive, and Impact
T. Hansen-Schwoebel, SUNY Geneseo E202 Using ArcGIS to Map the Fruiting Phenology of Native and Invasive Species
B. Hoy, SUNY Brockport E205 Effects of litter manipulation on the plant community of an oak savanna
M. Janahan, Monroe CC E206 The Games We Play: An Exploration of Childhood Agency In the Realms Of Fairytales and Reality
S. Lilley, SUNY Geneseo E101 The Economic Benefits of Immigration
A. Linson, Finger Lakes CC E102 A Third Party Option
A. Loop, SUNY Geneseo E106 The Impact of a Country’s Technology Level and Resource Endowment on its Population Growth

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Presenter Room Title
N. Louisos, SUNY Buffalo E201 S.M.A.R.T. Treadmills for Virtual and Augmented Reality: Sustainable Methodology for Automating Recycled Treadmills
B. Lux, NCCC E202 Are You Worthy? - Mjolnir
C. Lyman, SUNY Buffalo E205 An Analysis of the Prevalence and Predictors to Depression in a Male Population
J. Malagisi, SUNY Brockport E206 The abundance and density of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) and the invasion of hemlock woolly adelgid around Hemlock Lake, NY
A. Renaud, SUNY Geneseo E101 Analysis of Rhetorical Devices’ Influence on Common Understanding of Satirical Written Works
S. Schmeer, SUNY Geneseo E102 Inspiration v. Appropriation: Representation of Indigenous Cultures in Western Dance Companies
A. Wierbinski, SUNY Fredonia E106 Is Muscle Soreness Attenuated with Vitamin E Supplementation?

Morning Poster Presentations

Presenter Poster # Title
Z. Alkaifi Poster #1 Regioselectivity in [2+2] photocyclization of buteneoxyacetophenone
A. Babbitt, Cayuga CC Poster #2 The Dangers Of Vitamin Overdose
T. Bassett, SUNY Buffalo Poster #3 Mesolimbic in vivo calcium imaging in freely moving rats
M. Beers, SUNY Brockport Poster #4 Comparison of Prey Fish Fatty Acid Signatures among the Finger Lakes
O. Borisiuk, SUNY Buffalo Poster #5 A Novel Laser-Fluoride Technique for Caries Prevention
C. Bosso, SUNY Buffalo Poster #6 Design and Implementation of Ultra-Broadband Spread Spectrum Communications in the Terahertz Band
F. Branciforte, SUNY Fredonia Poster #7 “Face south!”- Examining spatial language use in children with autism spectrum disorder
A. Bukhari, SUNY Buffalo Poster #8 Monitoring Compliance with Opioid Replacement Therapy in Patients with Opioid Addiction
F. Chojar, SUNY Geneseo Poster #9 A Town Divided
H. Christopher, Cayuga CC Poster #10 Vaping and Teens: The Juuling Movement
T. Clark, BSC Poster #11 Jules Bledsoe: Portrait of a Young Artist in His Own Words
A. Coggins, BSC Poster #12 Freezing-induced gold nanoparticle (AuNP) aggregates for near-IR SERS substrates: the effect of AuNP size on the SERS signal
C. Connor, SUNY Buffalo Poster #13 Abstinence from chronic methylphenidate exposure modifies CB1 receptor levels in a dose-dependent manner
A. Coriale, Cayuga CC Poster #14 What Is The Best Treatment Option For Alcoholism?
J. Creed Poster #15 Morphometric analysis of an unusual specimen of cichlid in the genus Teleogramma (Teleostei, Cichlidae)
K. Cronin, SUNY Fredonia   Poster #16 How Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Use Referential Language in Conversation
N. Crouch, Cayuga CC  Poster #17 The Evolution of Journalism From Print To Digital: Who loses?
E. Dash, SUNY Geneseo Poster #18 Brighton Tudor: Revival Domestic Architecture in an Early Automobile Suburb
D. Defranco, SUNY Buffalo Poster #19 Ashes to Ashes, We All Fell Down: Paleodemography and the Identification of Plague Cemeteries
C. Disanto, Cayuga CC Poster #20 Veterans' Toughest Battle
J. Distefano, SUNY Buffalo Poster #21 Design of a Brain Computer Interface Using Motor Imagery and a Mechanical Gripper
J. Drews, SUNY Canton Poster #22 Application of Heated Concrete on Bridge Deck
N. Dubill, SUNY Fredonia Poster #23 Melodic Intonation Therapy and Left-Hand Rhythm Tapping: A Possible Therapy For Word Finding Deficits in People With Non-Fluent Aphasia
F. Faiola, Cayuga CC Poster #24 Is Bad Publicity Actually Good Publicity?
T. Francois, SUNY Buffalo  Poster #25 Development of Trail System On UB Campus
E. Frauenhofer, BSC Poster #26 A Description of Anatomical Locations Affected by Periosteal New Bone in Human Skeletal Remains
J. Gabriel, SUNY Geneseo Poster #27 Critical Bone Fracture Repairs: A Comparison of Porous Properties of Chitosan Bioactive Cement and Pig Bones
A. Gadd Poster #28 Systematic Design of Xerogel Coatings to Reduce Bacterial Settlement
F. Hathaway, SUNY Canton Poster #29 Investigation of Major Advance Methods of Accelerated Bridge Construction for Concrete Girder Bridges
E. Helzer, Cayuga CC Poster #30 Polar Bears: Is The Climate Killing Them?
A. Honan, SUNY Buffalo Poster #31 The Role of Subvocalization in the Mental Transformation of Melodies
D. Horbachewski, Alfred College Poster #32 A Qualitative Risk Analysis for Enhancing the Safety of Excavator Operations in Construction Projects
S. Hosking, SUNY Buffalo  Poster #33 Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor Related Protein 1 (LRP1) and Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 4alpha (HNF4alpha) in Lipid Metabolism Regulation
E. Kaplan, SUNY Buffalo Poster #34 Competitive Interactions between Strains of Breviolum antillogorgium Under Temperature Stress
F. Keba, Cayuga CC Poster #35 Antibiotic Resistance: Your Microscopic Enemy Found Everywhere
J. Kraft, BSC Poster #36 Green is the New Orange: Reasons to Compost on Campus
M. Maredia, SUNY Buffalo Poster #37 Functional Connectivity Brain Circuit Mapping Associated with Cocaine Self Administration, Extinction and Reinstatement
B. Marshall, BSC Poster #38 Observation of Speech and Language Pathology in Accra, Ghana
M. McGregor, SUNY Buffalo Poster #39 Functional Connectivity Changes in Brain Glucose Metabolism in Areas Associated with a Novel Environment
P. Mckenzie, NCCC Poster #40 Non-traditional Victims of Domestic Violence
J. Meyer, BSC Poster #41 Going Gold: Personality of Girl Scout Gold Awards Recipients
J. Mintz, SUNY Geneseo Poster #42 Patterns of and Motivations for Student Participation in Planning a College Town: Geneseo, NY
Y. Muladjanov Poster #43 Computational Study of first generation dendron in excited triplet state
L. Nitsche, SUNY Buffalo Poster #44 Effect of epilepsy-associated mutation on NMDA receptor function and cell viability
J. Noonan, Brockport Poster #45 Lake-Wide Comparison Of Chinook Salmon Condition After Pen-Rearing In Lake Ontario
B. Nurdinova, SUNY Canton Poster #46 Modeling of an Integral Abutment Bridge in STAAD.Pro
L. Peralta, SUNY Buffalo Poster #47 A unique T cell and the complex Lupus disease
C. Perry, NCCC Poster #48 Preservation Issues in Archival Collections and Rare Books
T. Pranto Poster #49 Mu2e electron detector construction
R. Quirk, Cayuga CC  Poster #50 Social Media Influencers
C. Rapp, SUNY Buffalo Poster #51 The Effects of Binge Ethanol Drinking on Brain Glucose Metabolism using FDG µPET in Rats
R. Reagan, SUNY Buffalo Poster #52 Regulation of matrix metalloproteinase in NASH: A potential role of retinoic acid (Vitamin A)
A. Reese, SUNY Buffalo Poster #53 The Influence of the Medicalization of Addiction on the United States Legal System
N. Risley, Alfred College Poster #54 Fan Coil Unit
K. Rivers, NCCC Poster #55 Got Pain? There's a Pressure Point for That!
J. Rocha, SUNY Geneseo Poster #56 Language Barriers Impacting Children of Immigrant Farmworkers
N. Roeder, SUNY Buffalo Poster #57 FABP 5 Gene Ablation Promotes Resilience to Stress Reinstatement for Cocaine Seeking Behavior in Mice
T. Roggie, Cayuga CC Poster #58 Double Dipping: How Federal Subsidies Enrich Universities and Encumber Students
M. Rubab Poster #59 Stability of the Meglitinide and Similar Structure
H. Ryan, Cayuga CC Poster #60 The Evolution of Arthurian Legend
K. Sepulveda, SUNY Fredonia Poster #61 The State of Earth's Oceans: A Rhetorical Analysis of "Sewage Surfer"
S. Singh, SUNY Geneseo Poster #62 Evaluating The Promise of Calcium Phosphate Cements to Transfer Proteins to Fractured Bone Site Part 1: Diffusion Studies
Z. Smith, SUNY Buffalo Poster #63 Preclinical detection of leptomeningeal inflammation in myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) induced experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) model of multiple sclerosis (MS)
M. Spink, SUNY Buffalo Poster #64 Wet Lab Experiments to Validate Proposed Gene Calls in Kytococcus Gene Annotation
M. Stott, Cayuga CC Poster #65 The World's Largest Country
S. Szozda, Cayuga CC Poster #66 Women In Sports: Why Are They Not Making As Much?
A. Tanweer, SUNY Buffalo Poster #67 Effects of Tissue Pigmentation and Water Content on Surgical Lasers
L. Tariq Poster #68 Molecular modeling to study regioselectivity of photocyclization between alkene and benzene
M. Too, SUNY Brockport Poster #69 The Use of Mean Value Theorem in Number Theory
D. Turner, SUNY Brockport Poster #70 Exploring the Issues Students with Learning Disabilities Encounter as they Transition into College
D. Valvo, NCCC Poster #71 The Influence of the Harlem Renaissance on Equality
P. VanNostrand, SUNY Buffalo Poster #72 Optimized Simultaneous Localization and Mapping for Resource Limited Systems
S. Wilcox, SUNY Buffalo Poster #73 A Cross-Species Analysis of Physiological Blood Indices and Nest Ectoparasitism in Purple Martins, Eastern Bluebirds, and Tree Swallows
C. Wilson, Cayuga CC Poster #74 Animal Agriculture in the Environment: Rethinking Consumption
K. Wolski, NCCC Poster #75 Is Everything We Know A Lie?
H. Zimmer, SUNY Buffalo Poster #76 Propofol Does Not Attenuate the Cardioprotective Effect of Mild Hypothermia in Swine