For your viewing convenience, links to the 2022 In Vitro Biology Meeting Final Program, Posters and Abstracts are provided below.

Interactive Poster Presentations can be found in the Final Program.


In-Person Poster Presentations


A-3002 Changes to Plasma Membrane Composition and Loss of Communication in Osteoblasts with Rb1 Deficiency
Elisha Pendleton, Midwestern University, Keren Abdalah and Nalini Chandar


A-2004 The Investigation of SNP in SOCS2 Gene Associated with Mastitis Resistance, Milk Composition, and Quality in Awassi Sheep
M. ul Hasan, Nigde Omer Halisdemir University, and A. Ceyhan
A-2005 Antioxidant, Proliferative and Migrative Potential of the Maclura tinctoria on In Vitro Analyses
Reggiani V. Goncalves, North Carolina State University,Eduarda P. Costa, Mariaurea M. Sarandy, Rômulo D Novaes, Jade Schlam, and Debora Esposito


A-2006 Effect of Phytocannabinoids and Anti-aging Drugs on Skin Rejuvenation During Aging and Oxidative Stress
Marta Gerasymchuk, University of Lethbridge, Gregory Robinson, Olga Kovalchuk, and Igor Kovalchuk


A-2007 The Investigation of SNP in SOCS2 Gene Associated with Mastitis Resistance, Milk Composition, and Quality in Awassi Sheep
M. ul Hasan, Nigde Omer Halisdemir University, and A. Ceyhan
A-2008 The Investigation of LNP-siRNA Formulations for Rainbow Trout Fish Cell Lines Through the Examination of Cellular Uptake and Reporter Gene Knockdown In Vitro
Heather M. Kelly, University of the Fraser Valley, Sam Chen, Yuen Yi C. Tam, Natallia Varankovich, Sikander Gill, Lucy E. J. Lee, and Justin B. Lee
A-2009 Investigation of Endocytic Mechanisms of Lipid Nanoparticles (LNP-siRNA Systems) into Rainbow Trout Fish Cells In Vitro
K. N. Van Woudenberg, University of the Fraser Valley, S. Chen, Y. Y. C. Tam, L. E. J. Lee, and J. B. Lee
A-3003 Modulation of Fibroblast Growth and Senescence in Response to Sonic Hedgehog Inhibition
Johnson Fong, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Tatiana Mendez, Sunnie Kuna, Sarah Pagni, Janet Cowan, and Addy Alt-Holland
A-3004 Delineating the Effects of Vismodgeib and Dermal Fibroblasts on Metabolic Profiles of Basal Cell Carcinoma Cells
S. Kasraie,Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, T. Mendez, S. Pagni, J. Baleja2, J. Cowan, and A. Alt-Holland
A-3005 Growth and Metabolism of Basal Cell Carcinoma Cells and Spheroids in Vismodegib-treated Cultures
Tatiana Mendez, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Arietta Rigopoulos, Sarah Pagni, James D. Baleja, Janet Cowan, and Addy Alt-Holland
A-3006 Assays for Monitoring Cell Health in Microphysiological Systems
Terry Riss, Promega Corporation, D. Leippe, N. Karassina, M. Valley, and J. Vidugiriene
A-3007 Cell Cycle Analysis of Vismodegib-treated Human Basal Cell Carcinoma Cells In-vitro
B. Senfi, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine,  T. Mendez, M. Evers, S. Pagni, J. Cowan, and A. Alt-Holland           


A-3009 Examining the Urinary Exosomal RNA Profile of Cadmium-treated Rats for Novel Biomarkers of Kidney Injury
M. J. Fay, Midwestern University, K. Kristjansdottir, K. Bussey, J. Edwards, and W. Prozialeck
A-3010 Antioxidant and Cardioprotective Properties of Peanut Hairy Root-Derived Prenylated Stilbenoids in Cardiac Cells
Rokib Hasan, Arkansas State University, Sankalpa Chakraborty, Viswanathan Rajagopalan, and Fabricio Medina-Bolivar
A-3011 Pro-inflammatory Signaling Is Induced in Cancer Cells by Electroporation with a Synthetic dsRNA Analog
Loree C Heller, University of South Florida,  Amanda Sales Conniff, Guido Encalada, Shreena Patel, Manya Bhandary, and Farah Al-Takrouri   


A-3012 Lower Molecular Weight Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Carcinogenic Potential in Lung
Alison K. Bauer, University of Colorado Anschutz, Sabine Plottner, Melanie Wolff, Heiko U. Kafferlein, and Brad L. Upham


A-2010 Mapping Interneuron Migration During Late Neurodevelopment in the Piglet Brain
K. Nakamura, University of California, San Francisco, and M. Paredes


A-3013 Sex linked Aberrant Behavior and Hippocampal Gene Expression in Egr1 Conditional Knockout Mice
C. Swilley, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, and H. Xie


A-3014 Biophysical Characterization of the HIV-1 Nucleocapsid Protein RNA Interaction Properties
Anissa Belfetmi, Université Paris-Saclay, Loussine Zargarian, Assia Mouhand, Marjorie Catala, Philippe Fossé, Carine Tisné, and Olivier Mauffret


A-3015 High-throughput Genotyping by Sequencing with the AgriSeqTM Workflow
T. Dunbar, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and A. Burrell


A-3021 Bipolar Disorder: Transcriptomic and Proteomic Analysis of Cerebral Organoids from Bipolar Patient Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Durga Atilli, University of Michigan Medical School, Anastasia K. Yocum, Henry Tran, Matthew L. MacDonald, Ryan Salisbury, Rebecca Shelby Ruiz, Melvin G. McInnis and Sue O’Shea


Virtual Poster Presentations


A-2011 Exosomes Enriched in Angiogenic/Growth Factors Are Released from Human Coronary Smooth Muscle Cells Grown on 3D Silk Fibroin Nonwovens
Ubaldo Armato, University of Verona, Peng Hu, Anna Chiarini, Jun Wu, Zairong Wei, and Ilaria Dal Prà


A-3016 A Novel Approach to Bone Implant Infection Therapeutics Leveraging Proteins Derived from L. acidophilus and Modulating Anti-inflammatory Gene Expression
Anouska Seal, University of Central Florida


A-3017 Evaluation of DJ-1 and PTEN as Prognostic Biomarkers in Cutaneous Melanoma
Ziyi Sun, Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Hilal Arnouk


A-3018 Per and Polyfluorinated Substances Dysregulate Gap Junctional Intercellular Communication
Jamie E. Liebold, Michigan State University, Lizbeth Lockwood, Joo Hye Yeo, Jinu Lee,Alison K. Bauer, Erika Lisabeth, Richard Neubig, and Brad L. Upham



A-3019 Evaluation of DJ-1 and PTEN Expression in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Rey De La Torre, Midwestern University, and Hilal Arnouk


A-3020 Using Nanoparticle-based Magnetic Hyperthermia to Hinder Planarian Regeneration
Thomas C. Commander, Episcopal School of Jacksonville, and Marion Zeiner


A-2013 Oligonucleotide Vaccines: The Joker in the Vaccine Deck
Volodymyr V. Oberemok, V. I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, Oksana A. Andreeva, Ilya A. Novikov, and Kateryna V. Laikova
A-2014 The Designing of Bacillus Anthracis Full-size Recombinant Protective Antigen with Modifications Improving Its Stability
Ekaterina M. Ryabchevskaya, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Dmitriy L. Granovskiy, Ekaterina  A. Evtushenko, Peter A. Ivanov, Olga A. Kondakova, Nikolai A. Nikitin, and Olga V. Karpova
A-2015 The Phosphorothioate Antisense Oligonucleotide Hush-11 Shows Substantial Antimelanoma Effect in Mice
Kseniya A. Yurchenko V. I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, Kateryna V. Laikova, Volodymyr V. Oberemok, Ilya A. Novikov, Alyona A. Yurchenko, Tatyana P. Makalish, Irina I. Fomochkina, and Anatoly V. Kubyshkin



E-2000 Non-canonical Base Pairs in Self-assembling DNA Crystals
William Bernfeld, King School, and Simon Vecchioni
E-2001 Differences Between Glial Cells in the Brain and in the Gut
S. L. McDermott, Shaker Heights High School, M. Scavuzzo, and P. Tesar
E-2002 Progress of Peptide Inhibitors’ Abilities to Prevent the Protein Complex Formation of PD-1 and PD-L1 for the Immune System to Recognize and Defend Against Cancer Cell Invasion
S. Nikku, Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, R. Carter, and A. Haymond


In-Person Poster Presentations


P-1017 Antimicrobial, Cytotoxic, and Synergistic Activities of Five Linear Plant-derived Host Defense Peptides for Engineering Disease Resistance in Plants
Nick Schimpf, University of Lethbridge, and Dmytro P. Yevtushenko
P-2003 A Bibliometric Review on Citrus Cryopreservation
Meleksen Akin, Igdir University, Sadiye Peral Eyduran, and Barbara M. Reed
P-2004 Center for Plant Biotechnology at Boyce Thompson Institute
Qingzhen Jiang. Boyce Thompson Institute
P-2005 Micropropagation and Transformation of Cannabis sativa L
Gregory Robinson, University of Lethbridge, and Igor Kovalchuk
P-3018 Development of a Meristem-based Transformation System for Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Targeting Mature Embryo Explants
Lucas Gontijo Silva Maia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Edward Williams, Mike Petersen, Ray Collier, Phil Bregitzer, Ramamurthy Mahalingam, Marcus Vinje, Shawn Kaeppler, and Heidi Kaeppler
P-3019 Construction of Wheat Transformation System Using GRF-GIF Chimera Gene Cloned from Korean Wheat cv. Keumgang and ‘Speed Breeding’ Conditions
Geon Hee Lee, Kongju National University, Sang Yong Park, Tae Kyeum Kim, and Jae Yoon Kim
P-3020 Effects of Organellar Targeting of the aadA1a Selectable Marker Protein on Transformation Frequency of Meristem-based Soybean Transformation
S. Massman, University of Wisconsin Madison, R. Collier, E. Williams, M. Petersen, R. Harnish, B. Martinell, and H. Kaeppler
P-3021 Optimizing Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation and CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing in the Tropical Japonica Rice Variety Presidio
Marco Molina-Risco, Texas A&M University, Michael Thomson, Mayra Faion-Molina, Oneida Ibarra, Backki Kim, and Endang M. Septiningsih
P-3022 A Dual Recombination System for Transgene Containment and Elimination in Perennial Grasses
Xiaotong Chen, Clemson University, Charles Henry, Annalise Enger, Qian Hu, Zhenyuan Pan, Xiaoyuan Gao, Lynda McMaster-Schuyler, Peiyu Zeng, and Hong Luo
P-3023 Transcriptome and Metabolite Mechanisms Related to Pre-harvest Sprout (PHS) of Common Korean Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
Sang Yong Park, Kongju National University, Geon Hee Lee, Woo Joo Jung, and Jae Yoon Kim
P-3024 Plant Host Defense Peptides: Potential Tools for Disease Control
Christie Stephen, University of Lethbridge, and Dmytro P. Yevtushenko
P-3025 Transforming P. hallii, a Model for Perennial Bioenergy Grasses
Kankshita Swaminathan, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Anthony Trieu, Xiaoyu Weng, Rebekah Wood, and Thomas Juenger
P-3026 Engineering Novel Designer Biologics in Plant Cells for Oral Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Jianfeng Xu, Arkansas State University, Wenzheng Guo, Jonathan TrejoMartinez, and Uddhab Karki
P-3027 Chromosomal Aberrations and Micronuclei of Somaclonal Variation in Onion Tissue Culture (Allium cepa)
Abdelrahem Yousef, Agriculture Research Centre, Giza, Abdel-Rahem T. Abdel-Rahem, Kasem Z. Ahmed, and Sayed Osman


P-3028 Transcriptomic Analysis of Dunaliella Salina under Salt and UV Stresses
M. J. Hein, California State University Northridge, C. Basu, and S. M. Perl
P-3029 Genetic and Physiological Responses of Lentil Plants Under Flood Stress
Avetis Mishegyan, California State University Northridge, Bhiolina Bharadwaj, Sanjeevi Nagalingam, Alex Guenther, Nirmal Joshee, Samantha H. Herman, and Chhandak Basu
P-3030 Transcriptomic and Physiological Effects of Heat Stress on Turmeric (Curcuma longa)
Kirill Musaev, California State University Northridge, and Chhandak Basu


P-3031 Expanding the Toolbox of Maize Promoters
Nathaniel Schleif, University of Wisconsin – Madison. Frank McFarland, Ray Collier, and Heidi F. Kaeppler
P-3032 The Plant Genetic Engineering Network
J. Van Eck, Boyce Thompson Institute, H. Kaeppler, B. Gordon-Kamm, K. Lee, W. Parrott, N. Taylor, and V.  Veena
P-3033 Development of an Efficient Method for Protoplast Isolation, Transfection, and Gene Editing Form Soybean Roots
C. L. Nwoko, Texas Tech University, A. Ojha, V. Devkar, and Gunvant B. Patil


P-3033 Synteny Analysis: Genes Linked for Powdery Mildew Among Landraces of Pisum sativum and Lathyrus sativus
R. Bishnoi, Agriculture University, Kota, S. Marker, and P. K. P. Meena
P-3034 Genome Editing in Three Species of the Bioenergy Grass Miscanthus
Nancy A. Reichert, Mississippi State University, Anthony Trieu, Mohammad Belaffif, Shilpa Manjunatha, Pradeepa Hirannaiah, Rebekah Wood, Yokshitha Bathula, Rebecca Billingsley, Anjali Arpan, Erik Sacks, Stephen P. Moose, Tom E. Clemente, and Kankshita Swaminathan
P-3035 Development of Tissue Culture-free Genetic Transformation and Gene-editing Platform in Crops
Arjun Ojha Kshetry, Texas Tech University, Vikas Devkar, Luis Herrera-Estrella, and Gunvant B. Patil
P-3036 Phenotypic Assessment of SnRK1C Mutants in Rice (Oryza sativa var. japonica) cv. Kitaake
M. C. Faria Chaves, University of Arkansas, C. Maurya, N. Soumen, S. Zhao, and V. Srivastava
P-3037 CRISPR RNA-guided Integrase System for Agrobacterium Genome Editing
Ephraim Aliu, Iowa State University, Keunsub Lee, and Kan Wang
P-3038 Transformation of Teosinte (Zea mays ssp. parviglumis) via Biolistic Bombardment of Seedling Derived Callus Tissues
Mercy K. Azanu, Iowa State University, Jacob D. Zobrist, Susana Martin-Ortigosa, Keunsub Lee, Qing Ji, and  Kan Wang


P-3051 Production-scale Transformation of Poplar Hybrid Clone INRA 717-1B4, P. tremula x P. alba by Particle Bombardment for Enhanced Photosynthesis Traits
Michelle Tjahjadi, Living Carbon, Alex Crites, Dominick Tucker, Kenneth Donsky, Gary Orr, Karli Rasmussen, Jessica Du, Li-Wei Chiu, and Matt Heckert


P-3039 Physiological and Transcriptomic Analysis of Turmeric plants (Curcuma longa) Under Drought Stress
Bhiolina Bharadwaj, California State University, Northridge, and Chhandak Basu
P-3040 Towards Genetic Engineering of Sunflower Lineage to Produce Biodiesel
F. Shaurya, California State University, Northridge, B. Bharadwaj, and C. Basu


P-2006 In Vitro Germination and Micropropagation of Asclepias eriocarpa After Cold Stratification
Anthony Perez, California Botanic Garden, and Raquel Folgado


P-3041 Conservation of African Sweetpotato Landraces – Lessons from the Conservation of Global Vegetatively Propagated Genetic Resources Collections
David Ellis, International Potato Center, Jan Low, Maria Andrade, Marian Dorcas Quain, Ted Carey, Matthew L.S. Gboku, Noelle L. Anglin, Godwill Makunde, Jebeh Samba, Norma Manrique-Carpintero, Rosemary Gatimu, Vania Azevedo, Charlotte Lusty, and Luigi Guarino
P-3042 Global Plant Cryopreservation Initiative
David Ellis, International Potato Center, Vania Azevedo, Marleen Engers, Badara Gueye, Charlotte Lusty, Nicolas Roux, and Peter Wenzel


P-3050 Assessing Climate Resilience of Different Cowpea Cultivars Through Phenotypic and Molecular Analyses
Inocent P. Ritte, Tuskegee University, M. Egnin, O. Idehen, D. Mortley, G. C. Bernard, and C. Bonsi


P-2007 Dehydration Stress Memory Genes in Triticum turgidum L. ssp. durum (Desf.)
M. T. Sadder, University of Jordan, A. Musallam, M. M. Allouzi, and M. A. Duwayri

Virtual Poster Presentations


P-2008 Overexpression of a VvMYB Transcription Factor Gene Enhances Tolerance to Cold Stress in Transgenic Citrus Plants
Lamiaa M. Mahmoud, University of Florida, Jude W. Grosser, and Manjul Dutt
P-3043 Bioinspired Superhydrophobic and Liquid-infused Slippery Coatings for Decreased Fouling, Thrombosis, and Infection of Medical Devices
E. Ozkan, University of Georgia, A. Mondal, M. Douglass, S. P. Hopkins, M. Garren, R. Devine, R. Pandey, J. Manuel, P. Singha, J. Warnock, and H. Handa


P-2009 Characterization of Polar and Non-polar Lipids in Nanofer 25s Iron Nanoparticle-treated Fremyella diplosiphon, a Biofuel Producing Cyanobacterium
Samson Gichuki, Morgan State University, Huan Chen, LaDonna Wyatt, Yuan Lin, and Viji Sitther
P-2010 Impact of Antibiotics on Growth and Pigment Accumulation in Fremyella diplosiphon, a Model Cyanobacterium
Yavuz Yalcin, Morgan State University, Busra Aydin, Mst Sayadujjhara, and Viji Sitther


P-2011 Improved Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation and Genome Editing Efficiency in a Maize (Zea mays L.) Inbred Line
Myeong-Je Cho, University of California, Berkeley, Jaclyn Tanaka, Eunyoung Seo, Lu Shi, George Austin, and Brian Staskawicz


P-3011 In Vitro Production of Adventitious Root Biomass and Important N-alkylamides Using Bioreactor Cultivation of Medicinally Important Plant Spilanthes paniculata Wall. ex DC
Krishna Kant Pachauri, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, and Rakhi Chaturvedi
P-3044 Influence of Plant Growth Regulators in Initiation of In Vitro Cell Cultures of Tinospora cordifolia For Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles
Vartika Srivastava, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Harshajit Baruah, and Rakhi Chaturvedi


P-3045 Effect of BA on Shoot Organogenesis in Mature Leaves of Cleome gynandra
Aubre Joyner, Elizabeth City State University, Gloria Payne, and Margaret Young


P-3046 Tissues-wide Distribution of Azadirachtin Content in Neem (Azadirachta Indica A. Juss.), a Miraculous Medicinal Tree Species
Rajendra Adak, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,and Rakhi ChaturvedI  
P-3047 Determination of Rutin in Musa Leaves by High Performance Liquid Chromatography – A Step Towards Sustainability
Imnanaro Longkumer, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, and Rakhi Chaturvedi.
P-3053 Overexpression of VcMYBA1, a Key Anthocyanin Transcription Factor in Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) Elevated Anthocyanins, Turning Leaves Deep Red
M. R. Boase
, The New Zealand Institute of Plant and Food Research Limited, T. McGhie, L. Wang, H. Zhang, H. Luo, I. King, D. J. Lafferty, N. W. Albert, A. C. Allan, and R. V. Espley


P-3052 Understanding the Dynamics of Soybean Root Nodule Development Using Single Cell Transcriptome Technology
L. D’Agostino, Texas Tech University L. Yong-Villalobos, L. Herrera-Estrella, and G. Patil.


P-2012 Micropropagation of Randia echinocarpa, an Endemic Medicinal Plant from Mexico.
Abraham Cruz-Mendívil, CONACYT-Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Dalia A. Valenzuela-Atondo, Carlos L. Calderón-Vázquez, Melina López-Meyer, Jesús L. Romero-Romero, and Martha L. Orozco-Cárdenas
P-2013 Nutrient Media are Promising for Improving the Liquid Preparative Form of an Insecticide
Anastasiia Kryzhko, Research Institute of Agriculture of Crimea
P-2014 Efficient Bay Sucker (Trioza alacris) Control with DNA Insecticides
I. A. Novikov, V. I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, E. V. Yatskova, R. Z. Useinov, N. V. Gal’chinsky, Y. V. Puzanova, and V. V. Oberemok
P-3048 Another Successful Target in the Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Hemiptera): Green Oligonucleotide Insecticides for Aphid Control
Y. V. Puzanova, V. I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, I. A. Noviko, N. A. Marochkin, E. Eken, A. K. Sharmagiy, and V. V. Oberemok