Scholar Posters

ARCS Scholars present posters about their research at various conferences and thesis defenses.  The members of the Oregon Chapter are proud of our scholars and delighted to showcase their research. ARCS scholars, please contact us at to submit a copy of your poster.

Oregon Health and Science University

Sami Friedrich - Songbirds Help Us Understand Brain Mechanisms of Alcoholic-Induced Speech

Dan Miller -  Neuronal Dystroglycan Regulates CCK/CB1R Interneuron Development

Luci Moore - Anatomical and Functional Mapping of the Central Auditory System

Alex Quackenbush - Investigating Tumor Promotion in the Postpartum Liver Mestastic Niche

Mariya Shapiro - Early Treatment with Neutralizing Antibodies is Critical for Preventing Persistent Infection in a Macaque Model of Pediatric HIV-1

Oregon State University

College of Agricultural Sciences

Holly Dixon - Assessing PAH Exposures with Multiple Approaches Including Silicone Wristbands

Sheanna Steingass, Fisheries and Wildlife - Under the Waves - Tracking At-Sea Habitat Use and Dietary Composition of the Pacific Harbor Seal in Oregon

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Daniel Watkins - Temperature Inversions in the Arctic Atmosphere

College of Engineering

Patrick Clary, Robotics - Motion Planning with Efficient Spring-Mass Behavior

Calvin Lee, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - Analog-to-Digital Data Converter Design

Peter Rindal, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - Private Set Intersection

College of Forestry

Gretchen Engbring - Management and Marginalization: Organizational Structures and Associated Trade-offs in Oaxacan Community Forest Enterprises

Logan Berner - Forest Response to Water Availability and Disturbance in the Western United States

College of Science

Claire Clouch, Integrative Biology - The Host as an Ecosystem: Exploring the Role of Microbial Communities in Wildlife Health

University of Oregon

Institute of Ecology & Evolution

Katja Kasimatis, Department of Biology - Untangling Reproductive Success: Caenorhabditis Nematodes as a Model System for Fertilization