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CSUSM Symposium 2019

33rd Annual CSU Statewide Competition

Congratulations to our 2nd Place Winner in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Graduate Category!

Rosa Hunt – Dr. Kimberly E. Vanderbilt, Faculty Mentor
Psychology, Graduate 
Children’s Decision to Trust and Reciprocate Information: Does Accuracy Outweigh Intentionality in Children’s Reasoning?

2019 Symposium Finalists

Congratulations to all the finalists at the 2019 Symposium on Student Research, Innovation, and Creative Activities. These finalists advanced to the CSU Student Research Competition in April of 2019.

Kayla Osman – Dr. Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez, Faculty Mentor Psychology, Undergraduate
Biculturalism, Discrimination, and the Mental Health of Mexican American Women

Jace Kuske - Dr. Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez, Faculty Mentor 
Psychology, Undergraduate 
Hypocretin Antagonism’s Influence on Postpartum Anxiety and Pup Retrieval in Mice.

Emma Roberts – Dr. Keith Trujillo, Faculty Mentor
Psychology, Undergraduate Reward-Related 
Ultrasonic Vocalizations in Laboratory Rats are Greater in a Comfortable Environment

Rosa Hunt – Dr. Kimberly E. Vanderbilt, Faculty Mentor Psychology, Graduate 
Children’s Decision to Trust and Reciprocate Information: Does Accuracy Outweigh Intentionality in Children’s Reasoning?

Samantha Mertens - Dr. Wesley Schultz, Faculty Mentor Psychology, Graduate 
It's Personal: Using Normative Feedback to Increase Residential Recycling

Craig Cowling - Dr. Matthew Escobar, Faculty Mentor 
Biotechnology, Undergraduate 
Arabidopsis thaliana glutaredoxin AtGRX660 controls lateral root development and shoot organ size

Magaly Guzman Sosa - Dr. Kambiz Hamadani, Faculty Mentor Biotechnology, Undergraduate 
Factors that Affect the Aggregation Behavior of TAR DNA Binding Protein (TDP-43)

Yesenia Mora - Dr. Diego Sustaita, Faculty Mentor 
Biological Sciences, Undergraduate 
Analysis of Loggerhead Shrike “Wing-Flashing” Movements During Hunting

Terrance Haanen - Dr. Jane Kim, Faculty Mentor
Biochemistry, Undergraduate 
The Effect of Chromosomal Location on Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion

Jonathan Molina - Dr. Thomas Spady, Faculty Mentor
Biological Sciences, Graduate 
In-ovo Culture of Cryopreserved Quail Testicular Tissue Increases Cell Survivability and Stage-Specific Embryonic Antigen -1, -3, and -4 Percentages

Jesus Perez - Dr. Stephen Tsui,  Faculty Mentor
Applied Physics, Undergraduate 
Oxygen-effect investigation of the spin reorientation transition in CeFeO3


For Finalist Information prior to 2017, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Research at OGSR@csusm.edu.