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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS
[* undergraduate, ** high school, §equal contributors, ISU student]​
76) Gährs C, Stein W, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2019. Characterization of serotonin receptor expression in the marbled crayfish stomatogastric ganglion. Graduate Research Symposium, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

75) Ahmed H**, Hughes KJ, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2019. Calcium dysregulation in a C. elegans model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Chicago Area Worm Meeting, Chicago, IL. 

74) Vidal-Gadea AG, Gährs C, Staedele C, Coutinho V, Lyko F, Stein W. 2019. Developing the marbled crayfish as a novel genetic model system for the study of neural network dynamics. New Genetic Tools for Non-Model Organisms, Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA.

73) Hughes KJ, Rodriguez A, Flatt KM, Ray S, Schuler A*, Rodemoyer B*, Veerappan VCuciarone K*, Kullman A**, Lim C**, Gutta N**, Vemuri S*, Andriulis V*, Niswonger D*Barickman L*, Stein W, Singhvi A, Schroeder NE, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2019. Muscular exertion exacerbates decline in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. MDA Clinical and Scientific Conference, Orlando, FL. 

72) Gährs C, Stein W, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2019. Characterization of serotonin receptors in the pyloric circuit of the stomatogastric ganglion. 20th Annual Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

71) Hughes KJ, Rodriguez A, Flatt KM, Ray S, Schuler A*, Rodemoyer B*, Veerappan V, Cuciarone K*, Kullman A**, Lim C**, Gutta N**, Vemuri S*, Andriulis V*, Niswonger D*, Barickman L*, Stein W, Singhvi A, Schroeder NE, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2019.Physical exertion in a nematode model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy exacerbates degeneration. Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

70) Benefield Z*, Willis B*, Fritz A*, Barickman L*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Effects of Martian physics on terrestrial organisms. Chicago Area Worm Meeting, Chicago, IL.

69) Hughes K, Rodriguez AM, Tragresser K*, Schweickert J*, Kullman A**, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. C. elegans as a Neurological Model for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Chicago Area Worm Meeting, Chicago, IL.

68) Owoyemi T*, Owoyemi K*, Paluzzi B*, Bainbridge C, Hall D, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. The search for magnetic particles in C. elegans. Illinois LSAMP Symposium, Lisle, IL.

67) Gährs C, Benson A, Stein W, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Transgenic crustaceans: Adaptation of modern molecular technology to the study of neural function in decapods. Genes, Brain, & Behavior Meeting, Rochester, MN.

66) Benson A, Gährs C, Vidal-Gadea AG, Stein W. 2018. Behavioral consequences of RNAi-mediated suppression of electrical coupling in Marbled crayfish. Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

65) Benefield Z*, Willis B*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Effects of the Mars magnetic field on survival rates in C. elegans. McLean County STEM Gala, Normal, IL.

64) Lim C**, Singaraju S**, Malavia M**, Rodriguez AM, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Swimming delays loss of mobility in animals modeling Duchenne muscular dystrophy. McLean County STEM Gala, Normal, IL.

63) Kullman A**, Gutta N**, Sathyamurthy L**, Rodriguez AM, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. The effect of varying the level of exercise on animals modeling muscular dystrophy. McLean County STEM Gala, Normal, IL.

62) Bainbridge C, McDonald J*, Benefield Z*, Barickman L*, Stein W, Vidal-Gadea A. 2018. Optimization of behavioral search strategies to cues of distinct physical natures. Genes, Brain, & Behavior Meeting, Rochester, MN.

61) Risi G, Ausmus E*, Salinas G, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Development of a novel assay to identify genes involved in host infection by parasitic nematodes. Chicago Area Worm Meeting, Chicago, IL.

60) Owoyemi T*, Owoyemi K*, McDonald J*, Barickman L*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. The search for magnetic particles in C. elegans. Chicago Area Worm Meeting, Chicago, IL.

59) Villarreal M*, Goel S*, Seitz N*, Vidal-Gadea A, Edwards K. 2018. Characterizing dystrophin's organization and functional network in Drosophila egg chamber development. Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, Portland OR

58) Gährs C, Benson A, Stein W, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Construction of molecular tools for the study of gene and neural function in Decapods. Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

57) Bainbridge C, Caldart C, Clites B, Palacios B, Bakhtiari L, Stein W, Golombek A, Pierce J, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Investigating internal state driven decision making using C. elegans magnetic orientation. Graduate Symposium, Normal IL.

56) Hughes K, Ahlers S*, Arteman C*, Burdette H*, Hanrahan D*, Kurczewski J*, Malinski J*, Melvin R*, Mota J*, Niswonger D*, Olszowy P*, Omotunwashe S*, Packard C*, Penza M*, Perry R*, Robledo S*, Shawd K*, Smith T*, Webb T*, Westbrook M*, Winter H*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018 Using C. elegans to teach the genetic basis of disease and behavior. Chicago Area Worm Meeting, Chicago, IL.

55) Benson A, Gährs C, Vidal-Gadea A, Stein W. 2018. Behavioral effects of RNAi-mediated silencing of gap junction proteins in Marbled crayfish. Genes, Brain, & Behavior Meeting, Rochester, MN.

54) Jackson J*, Patel P*, Ahssan U*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. The role of the nematode homolog of the mechanoreceptor PIEZO2 (pezo-1) in proprioception. Illinois LSAMP Symposium, Lisle, IL.

53) Burrell N*, Ashford M, Collins M*, Rasmussen S*, Khalil M*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Construction of RNA interference plasmids to silence isoforms of herc-1 in C. elegans to investigate Angelman Syndrome. Illinois LSAMP Symposium, Lisle, IL.

52) Risi G, Ausmus E*, Salinas G, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2018. Development of a novel assay to identify genes involved in host infection by parasitic nematodes. Genes, Brain, & Behavior Meeting, Rochester, MN.

51) Tragresser K*, Rodriguez AM, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Modeling the Neurological Effects of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. BSSA Symposium, Normal, IL.

50) Sutter B*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Role of mechanoreceptors in the production of rhythmic locomotion. BSSA Symposium, Normal, IL.

49) Bainbridge C, McDonald J*, Benefield Z*, Padia S*, Barickman L*, Jackson J*, Hall D, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Investigation of the behavioral and cellular basis for magnetotaxis in C. elegans. International C. elegans Meeting, UCLA, CA.

48) Gährs C, Benson A, Städele C, Stein W, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Marbled crayfish: a new genetic model organism for understanding neuromodulator influence on network dynamics. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago Chapter, Chicago, IL.

47) Benson A, Städele C, Gährs C, Vidal-Gadea AG. Stein W. 2017. Behavioral consequences of RNAi-mediated suppression of innexin gene expression in Marbled Crayfish. Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

46) Bainbridge C, McDonald J*, Benfield Z*, Padia S*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Behavioral motifs for magnetic orientation in the nematode C. elegans. Graduate Symposium, Normal, IL.

45) Bainbridge C, McDonald J*, Benfield Z*, Padia S*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Investigating behavioral strategies for magnetic orientation in C. elegans. Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

44) Rodriguez AM, Schuler A*, Cuciarone K*, Hannan S*, Vemuri S*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Effect of exercise on the musculature of nematodes modeling Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 21st International C. elegans Meeting at UCLA, CA.

43) Gährs C, Städele C, Benson A, Stein W, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Establishing genetic transformation for comparative studies of neuromodulator actions in marbled crayfish. Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

42) Benson A, Städele C, Gährs C, Vidal-Gadea AG. Stein W. 2017. Behavioral consequences of RNAi-mediated suppression of innexin gene expression in Marbled Crayfish. Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

41) Fritz A*, Akahome O*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Investigating the effect of the Martian Magnetic field on terrestrial organisms. Midwest C. elegans Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI.

40) McDonald J*, Benefield Z*, Padia S*, Bainbridge C, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Behavioral motifs underlying orientation to distinct environmental stimuli in C. elegans. Midwest C. elegans Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI.

39) Rodriguez AM, Schuler A*, Hannan S*, Cuciarone K*, Vemuri S*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2017. Modeling the muscular and neurological effects of Duchenne muscular dystrophy using in C. elegans. Midwest C. elegans Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI.

38) Fritz A*, Barickman L*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Investigating the effect of the Martian Magnetic field on terrestrial organisms. Biological Sciences Student Association Symposium, Normal, IL.

37) Gährs C*, Benson A, Hernandez J*, Städele C, Stein W, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Marbled crayfish as a new genetic model organism for the study of causal relationships between genes, neuronal physiology, and behavior. Biological Sciences Student Association Symposium, Normal, IL.

36) Khalil M*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. A C. elegans model for Angelman syndrome. Graduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

35) Bainbridge C, Barickman L*, Bracht B*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Magnetotactic behavior of the nematode C. elegans. Illinois State University Graduate Symposium, Normal, IL.

34) Barickman L*, Bracht B*, Bainbridge C, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Proximate causes of biological magnetic orientation investigated in C. elegans. Illinois State University Graduate Symposium, Normal, IL.

33) Gährs C, Vidal-Gadea A, Stein W, Städele C. 2016, The parthenogenetic marbled crayfish: a new model system for studying molecular underpinnings of neuromodulation. International Congress of Neuroethology, Montevideo, Uruguay

32) Gährs C*, Vidal-Gadea AG, Stein W, Städele C. 2016. The parthenogenetic marbled crayfish: a new model system for studying molecular underpinnings of neuromodulation. Graduate Symposium, Normal, IL.

31) Rodriguez AM, Barickman L*, Goel S*, Schuler A*, DeVries P*, Cisneros M*, Alvarado G*, Anastitis A*, Barsanti B*, DePerez J, Dickens S*, Esfahanian M, Jarris M*, Larson C, Mathis C*, Mecidor R, Mills S*, Oates B*, Pascalis T, Quintana E*, Telander T*, Young J*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. C. elegans suppressor mutant rescues muscular degeneration in the nematode model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Illinois State University Graduate Symposium, Normal, IL.

30) Barickman L*, Bracht B*, Bainbridge C, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. AFD villi integrity is necessary for magnetic orientation by C. elegans. Animal Behavior Conference at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

29) Khalil M*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Loss of function in the nematode UBE3A ortholog leads to neurological impairments in a C. elegans model of Angelman Syndrome. Animal Behavior Conference at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

28) Bainbridge C, Barickman L*, Ahlert A*, Bracht B*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Behavioral characterization of magnetotaxis in the nematode C. elegans. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

27) Bainbridge C, Barickman L*, Bracht B*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Magnetotactic behavior of the nematode C. elegans. Graduate Symposium, Normal, IL.

26) Rodriguez AM, Barickman L*, Goel S*, Schuler A*, DeVries P*, Cisneros M*, Alvarado G*, Anastitis A*, Barsanti B*, DePerez J, Dickens S*, Esfahanian M, Jarris M*, Larson C, Mathis C*, Mecidor R, Mills S*, Oates B*, Pascalis T, Quintana E*, Telander T*, Young J*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. C. elegans suppressor mutant rescues muscular degeneration in the nematode model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Animal Behavior Conference at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

25) Rodemoyer BB*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Investigating the effects of excersice on the health of dystrophic musculature in C. elegans. Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

24) Rodriguez AM, Barickman L*, Goel S*, Schuler A*, DeVries P*, Cisneros M*, Alvarado G*, Anastitis A*, Barsanti B*, DePerez J, Dickens S*, Esfahanian M, Jarris M*, Larson C, Mathis C*, Mecidor R, Mills S*, Oates B*, Pascalis T, Quintana E*, Telander T*, Young J*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2016. Rescue of muscular degeneration in an animal modeling Duchenne muscular dystrophy. School of Biological Sciences' Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

23) Bainbridge C, Vidal-Gadea AG, Pierce-Shimomura JT. 2015. Investigating the molecular mechanism for magneto-transduction in C. elegans. 20th International C. elegans Meeting at UCLA, CA.

22) Rickerd T*, Khalil M*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Identification of proteins involved in the magnetotactic behavior of C. elegans. Graduate School Symposium, Normal, IL.

21) Nuccio D, Barickman L*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Is there a safe level of exercise for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy? Illinois State University Graduate Symposium, Normal, IL.

20) Bainbridge C, Papoulas O, Boutz D, Marcotte E, Pierce-Shimomura JT, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Magnetic transduction in Caenorhabditis elegans: identifying the molecular components necessary for magnetic field detection. Illinois State University Graduate Symposium, Normal, IL.

19) Khalil M*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Investigation of the role of the nematode UBE3A ortholog leads to severe neurological impairments in a C. elegans model of Angelman syndrome. Annual Animal Behavior Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

18) Bainbridge C, Khalil M*, Rickerd T*, Ward K*, Beron C*, Ghoashian N, Gokce S, Papoulas O, Boutz D, Marcotte E, Ben-Yakar A, Pierce-Shimomura JT, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Magnetic orientation behavior of the nematode C. elegans. Annual Animal Behavior Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

17) Bainbridge C, Rickerd T*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Dissecting the molecular basis for magnetic transduction in C. elegans. Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

16) Bainbridge C, Papoulas O, Boutz D, Marcotte E, Pierce-Shimomura JT, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. The magnetotactic response of C. elegans wild-type isolates displays adaptations across different geographical regions. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.

15) Nuccio D, Barickman L*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Examining the cellular and motor effects of exercise in an animal model of Duchenne Muscular dystrophy. Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

14) Khalil M*, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Molecular machinery responsible for C. elegans detection of earth’s magnetic fields. Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

13) Vidal-Gadea AG, Beron C*, Pierce-Shimomura JT. 2015. Burrowing in C. elegans used to study neuromuscular disorder models. 20th International C. elegans Meeting at UCLA, CA.

12) Beron C*, Cohn J, Pierce-Shimomura JT, Vidal-Gadea AG. 2015. Prevention of muscle decline in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Phi Sigma Research Symposium, Normal, IL.

11) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2012. “Geomagnetotactic behavior in a nematode” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

10) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2012. “Caenorhabditis elegans selects distinct crawling and swimming gaits via dopamine and serotonin” 10th International Congress of Neuroethology, College Park, MD.

9) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2012. “Variability in magnetotactic ability correlates with global field properties 10th International Congress of Neuroethology, College Park, MD.

8) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2010. “A Role for Dopamine in Switching Locomotory Patterns in C. elegans.” Neuronal Development, Synaptic Function & Behavior C. elegans Topic Meeting, Madison, WI.

7) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2009. “Neural Mechanisms for Switching Locomotory Patterns in C. elegans.” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

6) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2009. “Processing of proprioceptive inputs in the locust: quantitative analysis of the responses of spiking local interneurones in the metathoracic ganglion.” Eighth Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, Germany.

5) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2007. “Forwards locomotion in spider crabs.” Eighth International Congress of Neuroethology, Vancouver, Canada.

4) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2005. "Innervation of the walking legs of the crab Libinia emarginata." Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 2005.

3) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2004. "Comparative studies of walking in crabs: I. Neuromuscular anatomy." Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, USA.

2) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2003. "The remotor neuromusculature of the uropod propodite in crayfish: Differential innervation and activation of heads." Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

1) Vidal-Gadea AG. 2003. "Isolation of magnetic particles from the tissue of the sea slug, Tritonia diomedea" Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Toronto ON, Canada.​