McNair Scholar Alexander Dodson Attends The Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s Annual Convention

McNair Scholar Alexander Dodson attended the 2024 Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Annual Convention. SPSP’s annual event took place in San Diego, California from February 8th-10th. Alexander presented his research conducted summer of 2023 with Dr. Amani El-Alayli, “Political Orientation Moderates Pride and American Flag Effects on Person Perception”. The conference included “attendees … Read more

Scholar Claudio Escalante Attends 2023 BMES Annual Meeting

McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante attended the 2023 BMES Annual Meeting this October 11-14 in Seattle, WA. Biomedical Engineering Society is the lead professional society for bioengineers and biomedical engineers housing four professional journals. BMES’s President, Cynthia Reinhart-King, states “the BMES Annual Meeting is the Society’s premier event centered around our mission of promoting a collaborative … Read more

McNair Scholar Devin Mumey Attends One World Botany Conference

McNair Scholar Devin Mumey and Faculty Mentor Dr. Jessica Allen attended the 2023 One World Botany Conference in Boise, ID this July. They presented their research, “Do bryophyte and lichen conservation rankings and efforts mirror each other in North America?” as part of the symposium One World Many Kingdoms: Conservation of Bryophyte and Lichen Biodiversity. … Read more

McNair Scholar Tiago Correia and Claudio Escalante Attend 2023 SACNAS The National Diversity in Stem Conference

McNair Scholars Claudio Escalante and Tiago Correia attended the 2023 SACNAS The National Diversity in Stem Conference October 26-28 in Portland, OR. A national program, SACNAS was founded in 1973, a group meeting organized by Dr. Alonzo Atencio “that would address the paucity of Chicano and Native Americans in academia and government agencies. […]to set … Read more

McNair Scholar Sylvia Kennerly Attends Society for Glycobiology (SFG) 2023 Annual Meeting

McNair Scholar Sylvia Kennerly Attended the Society for Glycobiology (SFG) 2023 Annual Meeting on Big Island, Hawaii with Mentor Dr. Ashley. Running from November 5-8, the 50th anniversary of this SFG event brought together “leading glycobiologists from around the world to discuss fundamental mechanisms by which glycans and glycan-binding proteins regulate cell and organismal physiology … Read more

McNair Scholars Makenna Tabino & Claudio Escalante Attend the 32nd Annual Murdock Conference

 Scholars Makenna Tabino and Claudio Escalante attended the invite-only 32nd Annual Murdock Conference, designed to advance “new knowledge in the natural sciences”. This year’s theme was One Brain: Neuroscience and Window into Mental Health, Co-hosted by Pacific University on November 10-11, 2023.   Makenna Presented her Cattail Research Project, Determining the Long-Term Effectiveness of Seeding Post-Dam … Read more