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2018
Thursday, March 22nd
9:20 AM

A Comparative Analysis of Capacitive Based Flexible Pressure Sensors

Julia Pignanelli
Jalal Ahamed, University of Windsor
Simon Rondeau-Gagne Dr., University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Agenda setting at the municipal level: A comparison of strategies in two campaigns to increase wage standards in a mid-size Canadian city

Linda Coltman

Alumni Auditorium A

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Declines in Wintering Snow Bunting Populations as a Function of Climate Change and Agricultural Intensification in North America

Jason Chappus, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

From Michigan Marque to the Count of Kent: a John Askin Story

Robert Fletcher

Alumni Auditorium C

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Getting it Right: Handedness and Longevity in Major-League Baseball Players

Amanda Bailey, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Investigating Geriatric Mental Health Initiatives and Treatment Plans in the Windsor-Essex Region

Fatima Nadeem, University of Windsor
Kim Nguyen, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Investigating the Presence of Circadian Rhythms in Colon Regeneration

Jonathan Hogan Nari, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Novel Approach in Resolving the Mechanism Behind Brain Tumour Heterogeneity and Therapy Response

Alexander Rodzinka, University of Windsor
Lisa Porter, University of Windsor
Dorota Lubanska, Department of Biological Sciences University of Windsor OntarioWindsor, ON

Alumni Auditorium C

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Role of Spy1 in Mammary Development

Amy Basilious, University of Windsor
Lisa Porter, University of Windsor
Bre-Anne Fifield, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Single-Song Repertoires Change throughout a Lifetime in Savannah Sparrows

Raven Ouellette, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Synthesis of the Natural Tn Antigen Found on Tumor Cells

Sabrina M. Piazza

Alumni Auditorium B

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

The Localization of Spy1 Protein in the Neurogenic Niche of the Subventricular Zone: Implication in Neural Stem Cell Pool Regulation.

Dalton William Liwanpo MR, University of Windsor
Keith Frank Stringer Dr, University of Windsor
Lisa Porter Dr, University of Windsor
Dorotoa Lubanska, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

The Role of Spy1 in Glioblastoma Multiforme Initiation and Progression

Youshaa El-Abed
Ingrid Qemo, University of Windsor
Lisa Porter, University of Windsor
Dorota Lubanska, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

The Role of Spy1 in the Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

John Talia
Carlee Stoyanovich B.Sc, University of Windsor
Lisa Porter Ph.D, University of Windsor
Bre-Anne Fifield Ph.D, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Towards the synthesis of an acetal-free TF antigen from glucosamine

Asma Ghafoor, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

9:20 AM - 10:40 AM

10:55 AM

BUILD(ing) a successful transition to University

Chantal D. Vien, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Diamond, a Creative Writing Research Project

Rachel R. Fitzgerald Miss, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Ecogeographical and climatic predictors of geographical variation in plumage and morphology in rufous-capped warblers, Basileuterus rufifrons

Grace A. Bastien
Stephanie Doucet, University of Windsor
Alana D. Demko, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Effects of Nutrient Depletion in Cell Proliferation and Growth

Gillian Taylor Denomme Ms, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Evaluation of the anti-cancer activity of a curcumin analogue alone and in combination with current chemotherapeutics

Krishan Parashar, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Gender Brechting

Patrick Moriarty, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Marley's Journey

Selina McCallum, University of Windsor
Kassandra Coates, University of Windsor
Gabriel Giuliani, University of Windsor
Katherine Bryce, University of Windsor
Deborah Ilyeumi, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

New York City Cab Tipping by Passenger Count

Amber L. Raymond, University n Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Role of Mechanical and structural properties of GBM microenvironment in tumour aggressiveness and therapy resistance

Jonathan O'Beid, University of Windsor
Lisa A. Porter, Department of Biology; University of Windsor; Windsor, Ontario Canada
Dorota Lubanska, University of Windsor
James Ewing, Henry Ford Health System

Alumni Auditorium B

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Synthesis and characterization of immunologically active glycolipids isolated from S. pneumoniae

Peter Bahnam, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

The Novel Role of GABAB and CXCR4 in Medulloblastoma

Philip Habashy, University of Windsor
Dorota Lubanska, Department of Biological Sciences University of Windsor OntarioWindsor, ON
Lisa A. Porter, Department of Biology; University of Windsor; Windsor, Ontario Canada
Huiming Zhang, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Alumni Auditorium C

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

The Role of Tuberin and Cyclin B1 as a DNA Damage Response during the G2/M Transition

Jackie Fong, University of Windsor
Lisa Porter PhD, University of Windsor
Elizabeth Fidalgo Da Silva PhD, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

The Windsor/Detroit Border Region: A Transnational Jazz Community (1940s & 1950s)

Austin John Di Pietro

Alumni Auditorium A

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

To What Extent Can a Municipal Government Regulate Federal Undertaking Within Its Territory

Ismail Salih

Alumni Auditorium A

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

Towards the Synthesis of a C-glycoside Tn Antigen

Advait Desai

Alumni Auditorium A

10:55 AM - 12:15 PM

2:30 PM

A Collaborative Student Approach to Address First-Year Academic Challenges in Science

Layale Bazzi, University of Windsor
Youshaa El-Abed, University of Windsor
Tommaso Iacobelli, University of Windsor
Michelle Bondy, University of Windsor
Dora Cavallo-Medved, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

A Study of Rip Current Warning Dissemination Methods

Alexandra Carol Lynn Scaman, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Are Women Thriving or Being Placed for Failure? Women at the Provincial Level of Ontario

Marissa Marie Bumanlag, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Barriers to palliative care in a prehospital case study

Xana Ouellette
Stephen Cook, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

City to city twinning relationships: Are there measurable benefits?

Linda Coltman

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Competitive exclusion of pulmonate landsnails in an invasion context

Tedi Hoxha, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Confusion Reigns: Social Media Content Analysis of the Responses to US Soccer Age Cut off Date Policy Change

Sara Scarfone, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Creative Arts and Well Being in Seniors Living in a Retirement Community

Kaitlyn Vivian Anne Karns Miss
Anna Zeiter-Smith Miss, University of Windsor
Mallory Mahoney Miss, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Direct Investigation of the Supermolecular Assembly of Stretchable and Self-healing Conjugated Polymers

Suendues Noori

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

E-Book in Society

Bonita Loki Teixeira

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Explaining Trump Using Chimpanzee Politics

Katrina Hermle

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Healthy heart, happy life: resources about chronic heart failure

Samantha Brown
Mia Zecca

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Investigating the effect of circadian rhythm regulator Bmal1 on tumorigenesis in APCmin/- mice

Tina Zhou, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Kyle Stokes, University of Windsor
Malika Nunes, University of Windsor
Colin Curan, University of Windsor
Phillip Karpowicz, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Isometric Handgrip Exercise: Does Device Matter?

Stephanie Rose Chauvin, University of Windsor
Nicholas Caruana, University of Windsor
Logan Shea, University of Windsor
Olivia Sanders, University of Windsor
Dave M. Andrews, University of Windsor
Kevin J. Milne, University of Windsor
Cheri L. McGowan, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Let's Get Fuzzified

Hannah Burdett, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Liquid Crystalline Tetraazaporphyrins

Rahul Jayachandiran, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Machine Learning Approach to Wetland Delineation

Brianna Danielle Lunardi

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

MANUAL SEGMENTATION OF HEAD, NECK, TRUNK AND PELVIS SEGMENTS FROM DXA SCANS IS A RELIABLE APPROACH FOR DETERMINING TISSUE MASS ESTIMATES

Zikra M. Nilam

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Mind of Art

Ada Walman

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Newcomer youth: How can drama education influence language acquisition, community building, and self-development?

Ashley Darlene Baez Abreu, University of Windsor
Dr. Francine K. Schlosser, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Parental Influence in Choosing a University Major for Native and Non-Native Canadiens

Misbah Noor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Parliamo Italiano: Drama and Italian Language Acquisition among University Students

Noah Reeve Kienapple, University of Windsor
Laura Amelia Hall, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Predicting Drownings on the Great Lakes Using Machine Learning

Brent Vlodarchyk

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Rip Currents Within the Canadian Curriculum

Summer Locknick

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Sharing Inclusive Practices Survey

Linda Coltman
Katrina Hermle, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The Impact of Chronic Mental Health Illnesses

Brian W. BRown, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The Role Student Partners Play in Conducting Course Feedback

Alexa Dunn

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

There's an App for That: Review of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Prevention Apps

Anca Enache Ms., University of Windsor
Samantha Daskaluk Ms., University of Windsor
Patti Fritz Dr., University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Women in Science: WinS for All

Tashea Yucca Albano, University of Windsor
Kiruthika Baskaran, University of Windsor
Layale Bazzi, University of Windsor
Michelle Bondy, University of Windsor
Dora Cavallo-Medved, University of Windsor
Tanya Noel, University of Windsor

Atrium

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Friday, March 23rd
9:00 AM

An Investigation into Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: The Reliability of Swipe/Wipe and Directionality Determination Approaches

Brett W. Rickeard

Alumni Auditorium C

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Development of an analytical model for rotational vector of a sphere using MEMS inertial sensors

Jiangtao Yu

Alumni Auditorium C

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Do eco friendly companies actually benefit the environment?

Paul Boots, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Everyone's Daughter; a Collection of Resistance Poetry, and a Discussion of Contemporary Poetry-Resistance Embraced by Women of Colour

Bibi Balkhi

Alumni Auditorium A

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Increasing Stretchability of Conjugated Polymers Using Metal-Ligand Coordination

Kacper Wojtkiewicz, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Maclean’s University Rankings 2018: Misled Again

Denise M. DeBlock, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Multi-Item Production Planning Problem

Sabrina J. Angco, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

On the Outside Reading In: An Analysis of “Non-sense” Feminist Poetry and Erin Mouré “PILLAGE 1 (‘Oakland’)”

Grace Howes, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Pillararenes: Tubular-shaped artificial receptors. Cavitands Part 2

Emma Lauren Dennison, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Sharing the Burden: Schwartz Rounds® as a Compassionate Collaborative Practice Model in Long-Term Care

Shereen Jonathan

Alumni Auditorium B

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Synthesis of the Acetal free analogue of the KRN 7000 glycosphingolipid

Michael Amjad Qaqish, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Synthetic small molecule biological antifreezes, applications in cryopreservation

Greg Yousif
Sayed Iraj Sadraie Mr., University of Windsor
John Trant Dr.

Alumni Auditorium A

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

The Design of a Phosphine/Phosphenium FLP

Maxemilian Nascimento

Alumni Auditorium A

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

The Social and Material Factors Affecting Access to Healthcare in Windsor Essex

Jaime Nantais, University of Windsor, Faculty of Nursing
Sarah Hyland, University of Windsor, Faculty of Nursing
Tiffany Mos, University of Windsor, Faculty of Nursing
Heather Schreiner, University of Windsor, Faculty of Nursing
Felicia Varacalli, University of Windsor, Faculty of Nursing
Jennifer Hamel, University of Windsor, Faculty of Nursing

Alumni Auditorium A

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Thermal end-caps for use in self-immolative polymers

Sarah Nasri

Alumni Auditorium B

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

10:35 AM

Composite Index Creation Using AHP: Efficiency Optimization for the Health Care Industry

Andrea Yzeiri
Fazle Baki, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Conductive Stretchable Fibres for Imperceptible Electronics

Kathy Nguyen, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Demographic Influences in Performance Validity Testing

Alana G. Sabelli, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

DEVELOPMENT OF A DYNAMIC, RECONFIGURABLE FINGER-HAND SKELETAL STRUCTURE

Shreya Patki
Ruth Jill. Urbanic, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Development of a scalable synthesis of the Sialyl-Tn antigen

Amandeep Sehmbi, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

ENHANCING RESILIENCE (ER) TO DISASTERS AND THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE Project

Md. Selim Reza Mr.

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Experimental Development of a Bat Inspired Obstacle Mapping System

Christopher R. Grebe, University of Windsor
Joshua Jaekel, University of Windsor
Jalal Ahamed, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Fantastic Realism: Creating New Rehearsal Techniques for the Actor

Ken Caughey, University of Windsor
Sofia Jarvis, University of Windsor
Nicole Smieja, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

From the ‘Exposition Question’ to an International Fair and Exposition: Detroit’s venture in America’s Exposition Fever, 1887-1895

Harrison Priebe

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Inert Bond Activation Using a Pentanuclear Nickel Hydride Cluster

Matthew McLaughlin, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Investigating the effect of circadian rhythm regulator Bmal1 on tumorigenesis in APCmin/- mice

Tina Zhou, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Kyle Stokes, University of Windsor
Malika Nunes, University of Windsor
Colin Curan, University of Windsor
Phillip Karpowicz, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Personality differences in peer review

Jenessa Shaw

Alumni Auditorium A

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Political Communication: The Devil's Advocate of Social Manipulation

Bayan Kojok

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Self-Immolative Polymers

Anthony Chifor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Shakespeare Adaptation in Film: Exploring Universality and Authorship

Rachel Offer

Alumni Auditorium B

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Synthesis and Photopolymerization of Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based Organogels Towards New Functional Polydiacetylenes

Gage Tyler Mason, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:56 AM

The Connection of Gendered Suicide Prevalence with Third Party Factors to Suicide Hospitalization and Counselling Intervention

Edward Tang

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Tiny

Alison Naomi Adams Miss, University of Windsor, School of Dramatic Art

Alumni Auditorium B

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

Wait Times in Long-term Facilities

Nina Marie Moceri
Al Aziz

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

#yoga on Instagram: Understanding yogic principles in the online conversation and community

Jillian Lacasse
Sara Santarossa, University of Windsor
Sarah Woodruff, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium C

10:35 AM - 11:55 AM

12:40 PM

Asphyxiation Labyrinth

Chung Chan, University of Windsor
Cynthia Zokvic, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Bond Functionalization with a Tunable Pentanuclear Nickel Carbide Cluster

Galen H. Suh Mr., University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Chemical and Forensic Analyses of Road Dust Particles in Windsor, Ontario: Significance to Human Health

Rebecca Shearon, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Community Perceptions of a Regional Medical Campus

Kyle A. DeMars, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Windsor Campus
Nathan Tam, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Windsor Campus
Nicole Sbrocca, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Windsor
Mark Awuku, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Maher El-Masri, University of Windsor
Gerry Cooper, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry- Windsor Program

Alumni Auditorium B

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Development of a robust real-time filtering algorithm for inertial sensor based navigation systems with zero velocity update

Matthew Shamoon, University of Windsor
Joshua Jaekel, University of Windsor
Dr. Jalal Ahamed, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Project Scratch

Matthew T. Lepain, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Resorcinarenes: Basket shaped artificial receptors. Cavitands Part 1

Maria Teodora Secara

Alumni Auditorium A

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Synthesis, characterization, and coordination of benzothiadiazines

Nathan P. Doupnik, Univeristy of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium B

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Towards an acetal-free TF antigen synthesized from galactose

Joy-Lynn Kobti
Ali Barazi

Alumni Auditorium A

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Voice and Backlash: An Exploration of Undergraduate Students Feminist Activism

Sydney Chapados, University of Windsor

Alumni Auditorium A

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM