CSUN Students Present Research and Creative Work at 18th Annual Symposium

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    Undergraduate and graduate students showcased their diverse research and creative work at California State University, Northridge’s 18th Annual Student Research and Creative Works Symposium on Feb. 14. This year, 145 participants presented oral and poster presentations on various topics ranging from a study done on emotional eating and college students to “community walkability and affects on quality of life.” Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Alina Adamian, a student in the Department of Biology (left), tied for second place in the undergraduate poster category for her research on microbiology, titled “Promoter Region Isolation and Characterization of miRNA-155.”  She is pictured with her mentor, Cindy Malone, an associate professor in the Department of Biology. There were a total of seven poster awards in the division for undergraduates and graduates, science and mathematics, social and behavioral sciences, and other colleges. Photo provided by Alina Adamian.

  • Department of Mathematics graduate student Athena Sparks presents her research on “The Cylindrical Crossing Number of the Complete Biparite Graph”  to judges Rabia Djellouli and Daniel Katz. Sparks was awarded first place in the College of Science and Mathematics oral presentation division. There were 73 oral presentations at this year's symposium, with 44 faculty judges from various colleges. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Biology major Nikki Jamie D. Cruz displays her research on the  “Identification of Legionella Pneumophila Effector Proteins that Interact with Rab5.”  This year there were 16 disciplines represented and 55 poster presentations. Photo provided by Nikki Jamie D. Cruz.