Online Research Showcase Gallery

Hello, and welcome to WSU Vancouver's 2020 Online Research Showcase Gallery. Below you will find all of the submissions organized by department.


Globalization, cultural values, and ethnobotanical knowledge among a Maya society


The absence of melanophores in Zebrafish: Verifying the Vps16 mutation as the source of melanophore loss through antibody staining

Assembling a database of host susceptibility for the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal)

Evaluating a Commonly Traded Frog (Kaloula pulchra) as a Vector for the Pathogenic Fungus, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans

Microbial population at Washington State University Vancouver campus: A course-based undergraduate research experience in microbiology

Restoration Efforts for the Oregon silverspot butterfly: How do herbicides impact early blue violet biomass and consumers while exposed to invasive plant competition?

Selectively Caring for the Most Severe COVID-19 cases will delay a hospital bed shortage in Washington

Soil bacteria adapt to tolerate heavy metal stress in their local soil environment

Soil carbon and nitrogen as influenced by nitrogen deposition and invasive species in the novel ecosystem of Mount St. Helens

Using eDNA to assess the effects of Sierra Nevada meadow restoration on invasive species and sensitive amphibians


Aligning 4-Hydroxycoumarins into β-chains, 3-Substituted 7- dimetylamino -4-hydroxycoumarins


"Don't call me Anti-Vaxxer!" Research on Factors that Influence Vaccine Hesitancy

Digital Technology & Culture

Boundless WebVR - an Open Source Virtual Reality Project

Preserving Electronic Literature

The Progressive Dinner Party Restored

Engineering and Computer Science

Dual-Band Microwave Hilbert Transformer Based Single Side Band Modulation

Electrodeposited Cu2O Heterojunction Solar Cells

High Isolation Log-Periodic Dipole Array System with High Isolation for Wideband Full-Duplex Applications

NVSwap: Latency-Aware Paging using Non-Volatile Main Memory

Taming Unaligned Writes in Solid State Disk

Ultra-Wide Bandgap Semiconductor (UWBG) Ga2O3 Device Technology for Next-Generation Power Electronics

Wideband Push-Push Power Amplifier

Environmental Science

Grazing Impacts of Rotifer Zooplankton in a Seasonally Cyanobacteria-Dominated Lake

Methane process rates in lakes and reservoirs: a global analysis

Growth and condition of the invasive Asian clam, Corbicula fluminea, in the Columbia River Estuary, USA

Prescribed Fire Effects on Soil Hydraulics and Infiltration Properties in a Dry Conifer Forest of the Eastern Cascades, Oregon

Uncovering a disconnect between long term nutrient inputs and river exports in the Yakima River Basin 1945-2012


African Tattoos in the Indian Ocean Slave Trade

Human Development

Active Empathetic Listening (AEL) through Experiential Learning: The impact of AEL in Higher Education

Do nutrition professionals have the tools to implement and evaluate effective nutrition programs?

Parental Enabling of Adult Children with Substance Use Disorder


Complementary effects of adaptation and gain control on sound encoding in primary auditory cortex

Mechanical Engineering

Electrochemical Analysis of Silver-CNT Electrode Based Biosensors

Side Reaction Correction and Non-Linear Exchange Current Density for Mathematical Modeling of Silicon Anode Based Lithium Ion Batteries


Long-Term Buprenorphine Treatment for Kratom Use Disorder

Povidone-Iodine Does Not Affect Acellular Dermal Matrix Integration in Patients Undergoing Two-Staged, Prepectoral, Breast Reconstructive Surgery


The effect of escapable and inescapable stress on perineuronal nets and parvalbumin in the rat medial prefrontal cortex

Effects of Filtered Stormwater on Zebrafish Sensory Systems

Social housing promotes recovery of wheel running depressed by inflammatory pain and morphine withdrawal in male rats


Examining the relationship between physical activity, cannabis use, and mood in individuals with chronic pain

Health Perceptions of Cannabis: A Qualitative Analysis

In-session Language Temporally-Oriented Towards the Past Decreases Alcohol Demand

Looking Back and Moving Forward: A Textual Statistics Approach to Synthesizing Two Decades of Job Insecurity Research

Self-affirmation: Value and Health Message Recall Over Time

Using Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) to Predict Future Alcohol-Related Risk From Free-Response Language During Simulated Alcohol Offers

When Hurt People Hurt People: Bully-Victim Status and its Links to Health and Internalizing Symptoms in Youth with and without Chronic Pain