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The abstracts listed below will be presented at the 2021 PER Conference. You may use the column headers to sort the list.

  Name Primary Contact Abstract Type
  A Critique of the use of student pairs as the unit of analysis when examining self-sorting for group learning activities Joss Ives Contributed Poster Presentation
  A Look at Physics Teachers Searching for Cultural Relevance Clausell Mathis Symposium Talk
  A Student-Centered Understanding of the Impacts of Environmental Inequities on Teaching and Learning during Remote Instruction Pablo J Cueva Vera Contributed Poster Presentation
  A case study approach to understanding a remote undergraduate research program Dina Zohrabi Alaee Contributed Poster Presentation
  A comparison of student perceptions of the teaching profession at minority-serving and non-minority-serving institutions Savannah Logan Contributed Poster Presentation
  A critical examination of “expert-like” in physics education research Anna McLean Phillips Contributed Poster Presentation
  A cross-sectional analysis of physics self-efficacy, perceived recognition, interest and identity of physics majors Alexandru Maries Contributed Poster Presentation
  A methodology for identifying task features that facilitate sensemaking Amogh Sirnoorkar Contributed Poster Presentation
  A study of undergraduates' understanding of vector - decomposition of forces on inclined planes Dan Liu Contributed Poster Presentation
  Access to opportunities affects physics majors interest and choice of methods specialization Pedro Cardona Contributed Poster Presentation
  Addressing Barriers in Introductory Physics: Multiple Modes of Engagement and Feedback Charles Ruggieri Contributed Poster Presentation
  An Overview of Quantum Information Science Courses at US Institutions Bianca Cervantes Contributed Poster Presentation
  An experience-based course of quantum mechanics: Numerical experiments ranging from stepwise potentials to wave packet propagation and perturbation th Mehdi Ayouz Contributed Poster Presentation
  An investigation of how instructors choose to implement the Learning Assistant (LA) pedagogy course and their motivations Lizette Ortega Contributed Poster Presentation
  Analysis of computation-based formative feedback Tyler Stump Contributed Poster Presentation
  Analyzing and Interpreting Data in Physics Class for Future Elementary Teachers Jeffrey W. Murray Contributed Poster Presentation
  Analyzing laboratory teaching practices through the lens of student ownership Reginald Hart Contributed Poster Presentation
  Analyzing time-to-degree for transfer students at a Large Midwestern University Alyssa Waterson Contributed Poster Presentation
  Anti-Asian Racism: Implications for Research in Education Robert T. Teranishi Plenary
  Assessing Covariational Reasoning in College Calculus and Physics Courses: The Use of Graphs Cameron Byerley Symposium Talk
  Attitudes toward Physics Problem Solving: In-Person vs. Hybrid Instruction” Andrew J. Mason Contributed Poster Presentation
  Balancing content of computerized adaptive testing for the Force Concept Inventory Jun-ichiro Yasuda Contributed Poster Presentation
  Bias on the Force Concept Inventory across the intersection of gender and race John B. Buncher Contributed Poster Presentation
  Building Nuance in Classroom Conversations about Ethics, Science, and Society Brianne Gutmann Contributed Poster Presentation
  Building a network for Informal Physics Educators and Researchers Claudia Elena Fracchiolla Custom Format
  Centering physics faculty ideas about resources-oriented instruction Lauren C Bauman Contributed Poster Presentation
  Challenges of building an inclusive community of learners in the physics lab Danny Doucette Contributed Poster Presentation
  Characterizing Learning Gains in a Two-Year College Embedded Research Course John Byrd Contributed Poster Presentation
  Characterizing social behavior patterns in teaching assistant interactions with students Joe Olsen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Combining expert- and cluster-analysis for Group-level personalization Eliran Chen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Community Roles for Supporting Emerging Education Researchers Christopher A. F. Hass Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparing item response theory models for ranking incorrect response options Trevor I. Smith Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparing pre/post item response curves to identify changes in misconceptions Paul J. Walter Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparing student conceptions and construction of while loops in modeling motion Grace Mackessy Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparing students' understanding of Gauss's and Ampere's laws with field sources in square-like symmetries Esmeralda Campos Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparing the impact of informal physics program on undergraduate versus graduate student facilitators Jonathan Perry Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparing undergraduate and graduate student reasoning on a conceptual entropy questionnaire Nathan Crossette Contributed Poster Presentation
  Comparison of student and instructor reasons for using computation W. Brian Lane Contributed Poster Presentation
  Competence-based Physics Teaching Dorottya Schnider Contributed Poster Presentation
  Computational practices in introductory science courses Claudia Fracchiolla Contributed Poster Presentation
  Conceptual understanding of Newtonian dynamics in a comparative study of computational modeling and video motion analysis Jannis Weber Contributed Poster Presentation
  Conceptualizing Assessments in PER Informed by Explicit Feedback for Instructors Amali Priyanka Jambuge Contributed Poster Presentation
  Connecting mathematics education and climate change education through covariational reasoning Darío A. González Symposium Talk
  Considering covariational reasoning in math and physics Charlotte Zimmerman Talk Symposium
  Contrasting funding and author data for PERC proceedings and PRPER Rebecca Rosenblatt Contributed Poster Presentation
  Creating honest and fair remote introductory physics assessments Melanie L. Good Contributed Poster Presentation
  Creating space for student discussions about ethics, physics and society Egla Ochoa-Madrid Symposium Talk
  Cultural Capitals Expressed through Reflective Journaling in Introductory Physics & Astronomy Labs Rachel Xie Contributed Poster Presentation
  Culturally Responsive Astronomy Education: Using a Critical Lens to Promote Equity and Social Justice Christine O'Donnell Contributed Poster Presentation
  Design of a scaffolded interactive for integration of computational thinking into introductory physics Mary Urquhart Contributed Poster Presentation
  Developing a framework to characterize the feedback that Learning Assistants give to faculty Sadhana Indukuri Contributed Poster Presentation
  Developing a tool to measure interest in audiences of a virtual planetarium show Jesica L Trucks Contributed Poster Presentation
  Developing an Instrument to Assess the Next Generation Science Standard Practice Planning and Carrying out Investigations in Preservice STEM Teachers Rachel Henderson Contributed Poster Presentation
  Developing expertlike epistemologies about physics empirical discovery using virtual reality Jared P Canright Contributed Poster Presentation
  Development of Physics and Math Faculty during Online Professional Development Experience Shams El-Adawy Contributed Poster Presentation
  Disciplinary tensions in applying Universal Design for Learning to postsecondary STEM Camille Coffie Contributed Poster Presentation
  Dispositions and mindset in computation-integrated physics Paul C. Hamerski Contributed Poster Presentation
  Does Instructor Gender Matter for Student Performance in Introductory Physics? Asim Ozmetin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Doing Physics Education Research Inclusively: Designing for Variation in Participants’ Needs, Abilities, and Interests Jacquelyn Chini Workshop
  Effect of PhET simulations in a general education physics course Jeffrey Rosauer Contributed Poster Presentation
  Effects of facilitating collaboration in large-enrollment introductory physics courses Yasmene Wang Elhady Contributed Poster Presentation
  Embracing subjectivity in physics to support student empowerment Andrea Wooley Contributed Poster Presentation
  Emerging covariational reasoning student resources in physics lab courses Charlotte Zimmerman Symposium Talk
  Empowering future teachers to recognize and transform scientific practices Carolina Alvarado Symposium Talk
  Epistemological framing and strategy use during answer-checking Eric Burkholder Contributed Poster Presentation
  Equity in Precollege Physics Access, Teaching, and Learning Angela M. Kelly Talk Symposium
  Error propagation employed to establish error bounds in projectile motion lab Joseph Ametepe Contributed Poster Presentation
  Evaluating the Effectiveness of Peer Review in Introductory Physics Labs William Poteet Contributed Poster Presentation
  Evaluating the impact of grading approach and assessment structure upon students in physics courses J. Caleb Speirs Contributed Poster Presentation
  Evolution in student conceptual understanding of electricity and magnetism Mary Jane Brundage Contributed Poster Presentation
  Examining physicists’ perspectives of career viability and knowledge of impairment Daniel Oleynik Contributed Poster Presentation
  Examining reasons undergraduate women join physics Maxwell Franklin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Examining the efficacy of a professional development assessment tool Alistair McInerny Contributed Poster Presentation
  Expert-Novice Teacher Interactions in a Professional Development Partnership Program Devyn Shafer Contributed Poster Presentation
  Explicating Universal Design for Learning-aligned instructional practices for postsecondary STEM Jacquelyn Chini Contributed Poster Presentation
  Exploring Experiences, Benefits, Challenges, and Dynamics in a Developing Learning Assistant Program Jomar Lopes Contributed Poster Presentation
  Exploring learner variability and disability identity in STEM students with ADHD Kaleigh Salty Contributed Poster Presentation
  Exploring student conceptual resources about heat and temperature Yohannes Medhanie Abraham Contributed Poster Presentation
  Exploring the Goals and Objectives of Informal Educators Phoebe Rudnick Contributed Poster Presentation
  Factors Affecting Introductory Physics Students’ Quantitative Reasoning Skills and Attitudes at a Large, Hispanic-Serving University Vernon Wetzell Contributed Poster Presentation
  Faculty Perceptions of Three-Dimensional Learning Performances Addressing Thermal Physics Katherine D. Rainey Contributed Poster Presentation
  Faculty perceptions of grade 7-12 math and science teaching as a career: Evidence from a reduced-basis factor analysis of the PTAP.HE Instrument Jared B. Breakall Contributed Poster Presentation
  Fostering departmental change through collaborative work: an analysis of two approaches and their implications Alanna Pawlak Contributed Poster Presentation
  Frameworks to enhance inclusion in physics education: Everyone must participate Joshua C. Collins Plenary
  Fritz Haber: Talking about more than physics in physics class David Marasco Symposium Talk
  From land acknowledgments to action: highlighting the need to engage with Indigenous history in physics teaching Jessica Hernandez Contributed Poster Presentation
  GTAs' Use of Pedagogical Skills during a Remote Mixed-reality Simulator Training Session Constance Doty Contributed Poster Presentation
  Gaze pattern analysis to reveal student difficulties in interpreting kinematic graphs Dr. Sebastian Becker Contributed Poster Presentation
  Gender effects in perceived recognition as a physicist and physics identity Ewan Bottomley Contributed Poster Presentation
  Horizon Content Knowledge and the Interdisciplinary Horizon in Physics Education Research Trevor Robertson Contributed Poster Presentation
  How Students Organize Quantum Concepts and Representations: A Card Sorting Task Christian Solorio Contributed Poster Presentation
  How Students Reason about Changes when Finding Partial Derivatives Paul J. Emigh Symposium Talk
  How can early-career members of our community shape inclusivity discourse and practice within physics? A Roundtable Discussion Rachel Henderson Custom Format
  How did Physics Become a Course for Boys? A History of Gender Enrollment in High School Physics Keith Sheppard Symposium Talk
  How learning environment predicts students’ physics grades and motivational beliefs in introductory physics courses Yangqiuting Li Contributed Poster Presentation
  Identifying Threats and Supports to Self-Efficacy Using Mixed Methods Research Carissa Myers Contributed Poster Presentation
  Identifying epistemic games in faculty discussions about values in science Bill Bridges Contributed Poster Presentation
  Identifying important computational skills in introductory physics: An interview analysis Justin Gambrell Contributed Poster Presentation
  Identifying student resources for understanding linear momentum Brynna Hansen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Identifying the Resources that Support the Success of African Americans in STEM Geraldine L. Cochran Talk Symposium
  Impact of informal physics programs on female university students Tatiana Erukhimova Contributed Poster Presentation
  Impact of introducing mathematical reasoning on students’ understanding of quantum optics Paul Justice Contributed Poster Presentation
  Impacts of modeling physics-inspired pedagogical practices and career development activities on student learning and identity growth in modern physics Daniel Pacheco Contributed Poster Presentation
  Incorporating computational activities in a general education astronomy course Raymond Zich Contributed Poster Presentation
  Inequity in North Carolina High School Physics Outcomes: Gender and Race Timothy Kyle Osborn Contributed Poster Presentation
  Interactions between physics and design students: developing a community of practice in a virtual, informal space Raymond Smith Contributed Poster Presentation
  Interplay between physics self-efficacy, calculus transfer ability, and gender Christopher Fischer Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating Students' Process of Data Cleaning Adrian Adams Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating causal inference difficulties with a simple, qualitative force-and-motion problem Sara Jaramillo Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating relationships between emotional states and self-efficacy, agency, and interest in introductory labs Meghan Kinnischtzke Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating student ability to draw conclusions from measurement data Tong Wan Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating students' course performance by groups' gender compositions Emily M Smith Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating students’ strategies for interpreting quantum states in an upper-division quantum computing course Josephine Meyer Contributed Poster Presentation
  Investigating the connection between course grades and student participation in research-based assessments Dylan Bloodworth Contributed Poster Presentation
  Making use of FCI–ACT Correlations to Communicate the Impact of Course Reform Brian Frank Contributed Poster Presentation
  Measuring learning assistants’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Questioning with a written instrument Jianlan Wang Workshop
  Measuring the level of homework answer copying during COVID-19 induced remote instruction Zhongzhou Chen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Methods for Observing and Characterizing a TYC Research Methods Course Laura Wood Contributed Poster Presentation
  Microaggressions and Isolation among Graduate STEM Students of Color Miguel Rodriguez Contributed Poster Presentation
  Middle grade students reasoning about temporary magnetism Tamara G. Young Contributed Poster Presentation
  Modification and Validation of the Teaching Practices Inventory for Online Courses Christopher Moore Contributed Poster Presentation
  Monitoring the wave phenomena learning process through Bayesian updating activities Francesco Longo Contributed Poster Presentation
  Multimodality and inclusion: Educator perceptions of physics simulation auditory display Brett L. Fiedler Contributed Poster Presentation
  Navigating conceptual uncertainties and socio-emotional risks in small-group work Muxin Zhang Contributed Poster Presentation
  Naïve concepts of aerodynamic lift – data lessons from different (learning) cultures Florian Genz Contributed Poster Presentation
  Negative impacts of an unwelcoming physics environment on undergraduate women Lisabeth M. Santana Contributed Poster Presentation
  New observable to identify key answer options in Brief Electricity and Magnetism Assessment for improving students’ learning Shuya Ota Contributed Poster Presentation
  Not Quite Face to Face: Conducting Qualitative Phenomengraphic Interviews Virtually Rebecca Lindell Contributed Poster Presentation
  Nuclear Science for Everyone Zachary Constan Symposium Talk
  Objectivity, culturelessness, and apoliticism: how cultural beliefs prevent the advancement of equity in astronomy graduate programs Fatima Abdurrahman Contributed Poster Presentation
  Online Tutorials for Middle-Division Quantum with Adaptive Guidance Giaco Corsiglia Contributed Poster Presentation
  Online teaching-learning in STEM SCALE-UP classrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic: feedback from students Emma Zipperer Contributed Poster Presentation
  Ontological barriers to contemporary physics instruction in secondary classroom Zac Patterson Contributed Poster Presentation
  Pedagogy in practice: exploring the use of pedagogy course knowledge by learning assistants Vera Degtiareva Contributed Poster Presentation
  Personas of STEM students completing online instructions during the COVID-19 pandemic Cora Romick Contributed Poster Presentation
  Physics Problem-Solvers on Why They Generate Unprompted Diagrams Michael Vignal Contributed Poster Presentation
  Physics Public Engagement in the COVID Era: Lessons Learned and Moving Forward Dena Izadi Talk Symposium
  Physics Teacher Retention, Attrition, and Migration Martin Palermo Symposium Talk
  Physics students and matrix multiplication: evaluating their interpretations Pachi Her Contributed Poster Presentation
  Physics teachers’ framings of the relationship between equity and antiracism Tra Huynh Contributed Poster Presentation
  Power of the people: Using citizen science to power big data astronomy Lindsay House Contributed Poster Presentation
  Practices in an online computational class of high school teachers Sailakshmi Kumar Contributed Poster Presentation
  Predictors of faculty sentiment on their transition to online teaching Jillian Mellen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Preliminary efforts to evaluate an initiative introducing computation across the undergraduate physics curriculum A. Gavrin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Preliminary results on a video-based force concept inventory David Rosengrant Contributed Poster Presentation
  Prioritizing student coherence seeking on concept questions Tiffany-Rose Sikorski Contributed Poster Presentation
  Prompting sense-making with bidirectional reasoning using a convention-breaking representation in kinematics Michael Loverude Symposium Talk
  Recruiting Future Philly Physicists Adam Ikehara Contributed Poster Presentation
  Reflective Journaling in the Era of COVID Bahar Amin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Reimagined Virtual Upper-Division Physics Laboratory Experiences in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Findings from User Experience Testing Sejal Kargal Contributed Poster Presentation
  Reimagining physics curricula Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer Talk Symposium
  Relations between Teacher, Student, and Content in Physics-based Engineering Activities Allyson Randall Contributed Poster Presentation
  STEM Public Outreach Team (SPOT) Impact and Adaptation Joey Key Symposium Talk
  Scalable, pencil-and-paper homework with metacognitive student outcomes and minimal instructor time Jerry Liu Contributed Poster Presentation
  Science and Mathematics Predictors of Precollege Physics Equity, Access, and Performance Robert Krakehl Symposium Talk
  Seeking coherence and switching reasoning after forgetting an equation Katherine Gifford Contributed Poster Presentation
  Seeking physical/mathematical coherence by recruiting and reconciling reasoning: A case study in E&M Gabriel S. Ehrlich Contributed Poster Presentation
  Senior undergraduate students developing and envisioning possible selves after graduation Hien Khong Contributed Poster Presentation
  Sentiment analysis of faculty responses; transition to online learning Colin Green Contributed Poster Presentation
  Shared Resources in Student Problem-Solving of Spherical Unit Vectors Ying Cao Contributed Poster Presentation
  Societal Educational Debts Due to Racism and Sexism in Calculus-based Electricity and Magnetism Courses Jayson Nissen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student Engagement with Modeling in Multi-Week Student-Designed Lab Projects Victoria Borish Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student Reasoning with Completeness Relations in Quantum Mechanics Elizabeth Gire Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student difficulties identifying diagonal operators for degenerate perturbation theory Christof Keebaugh Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student difficulties with quantum uncertainty in the context of discrete probability distributions Antje Kohnle Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student difficulties with the basics for a system of non-interacting identical particles Emily Marshman Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student ownership and understanding of multi-week final projects Ira Ché Lassen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student perceptions of pre-assessments: "It's basically just guessing anyways'' Scott Allen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Student understanding and applications of infinity in physics and mathematics Rabindra Bajracharya Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students with Disorganized Study Habits Benefit from Cognitive Prompts During Online Video Lectures Raymond Chastain Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students’ productive strategies when generating graphical representations: An undergraduate laboratory case study Jason M May Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students’ sensemaking of sequential synthesis physics problems Bashirah Ibrahim Contributed Poster Presentation
  Students’ use of disability accommodations in emergency remote teaching Erin Scanlon Contributed Poster Presentation
  Studying the Learning Assistant Experience at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Samuel Engblom Contributed Poster Presentation
  Supporting Students in Exploring Alternative Lines of Reasoning Thomas Fitts Contributed Poster Presentation
  Supporting and Studying Introductory Physics Students’ Algebra Skills with Solve-It Luke Conlin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Supporting marginalized students through informal STEM programs: a systematic literature review Madison Swirtz Contributed Poster Presentation
  Supporting student construction of alternative lines of reasoning Mikayla Mays Contributed Poster Presentation
  Teachers' awareness of aspects of experimental design: the case of multimeters Adi Noga Contributed Poster Presentation
  Teaching Relative & Overall Phase with the Arms Representation Kelby Hahn Contributed Poster Presentation
  Test anxiety, self-efficacy, and gender: A quest for equitable assessment practices in physics Chandralekha Singh Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Influence of Traditional and Digital Homework on Students’ Academic Performance and Attitude towards Physics Dorottya Schnider Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Language of Mathematics and Its Relationship to Physics Teaching Darren Wright Contributed Poster Presentation
  The Resilience and Response of Planetariums during the COVID-19 Pandemic Shannon Schmoll Symposium Talk
  The Role of Physics Culture in Shaping In-Service Physics Teacher Identities and Framings of Equity: Two Case Studies Clausell Mathis Contributed Poster Presentation
  The effect of value-focused discussions on scientists' ethical reasoning Tyler Garcia Contributed Poster Presentation
  The new Paradigms in Physics Curriculum Website David Roundy Contributed Poster Presentation
  Themes in student self-assessments of attitudinal development in the CLASS William Paulger Contributed Poster Presentation
  Time to PhD completion is no different between men and women despite score gap on physics GRE Michael Verostek Contributed Poster Presentation
  To whom do students believe a growth mindset applies? Alysa Malespina Contributed Poster Presentation
  Towards an analytic framework for characterizing student use of models Paul Bergeron Contributed Poster Presentation
  Tracking Graduate Admissions During COVID-19: Year One Christopher D Porter Contributed Poster Presentation
  Transitioning to Online Learning in an Informal Physics Program Michael Bennett Contributed Poster Presentation
  Undergraduate learning assistants and the transition to online learning Adam K. Anthony Contributed Poster Presentation
  Undergraduate students’ and graduate teaching assistants’ perceptions of engineering design in introductory physics Amir Bralin Contributed Poster Presentation
  Understanding Influencing Factors of Informal Physics Content and Activities Bryan Stanley Contributed Poster Presentation
  Understanding combinatorics challenges in an upper-division thermodynamics course Kristin Oliver Contributed Poster Presentation
  Understanding how African American Women in STEM Overcome Barriers within the Academy Nora Howard Symposium Talk
  Understanding the Efficacy of Machine Learning for Coding Practices Jennifer Campbell Contributed Poster Presentation
  Understanding the Lived Experiences of Academically Successful Undergraduate Black Men in STEM Sharitta F. Gross Symposium Talk
  Understanding the Roles of Informal Physics Personnel Bryan Stanley Symposium Talk
  Unpacking Challenges in Student-Faculty Partnerships on Departmental Action Teams Gina Quan Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using a clicker question sequence to teach time-development in quantum mechanics Peter Hu Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using mobile eye tracking to capture joint visual attention in collaborative experimentation Dr. Sebastian Becker Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using natural language processing to predict student problem solving performance Jeremy Munsell Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using network analysis techniques to probe student connections between Dirac notation and wave function expressions William D. Riihiluoma Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using the Assessment Rubric for Physics Inquiry for open inquiries in a multidisciplinary lab course Forrest R Bradbury Contributed Poster Presentation
  Using the PhysPort Data Explorer to analyze research-based assessment results Adrian M. Madsen Contributed Poster Presentation
  Variations on Effort Grading in Introductory Physics for Life Science – Lessons Learned Nancy Beverly Contributed Poster Presentation
  What students gain outside the classroom: Using Social Network Analysis to understand the role of affinity-based professional groups Liam McDermott Contributed Poster Presentation
  When the light bulb turns on: motivation and collaboration spark the creation of ideas for theoretical physicists Molly Griston Contributed Poster Presentation
  Why Is Every Conversation a Conversation About Race? Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead Plenary
  Widening the Gap: Intersectional Analysis of Advanced Placement Physics Participation and Performance by Gender and Ethnicity Angela M. Kelly Symposium Talk
  Women have lower physics self-efficacy controlling for grade even in courses in which they outnumber men Sonja Cwik Contributed Poster Presentation