Biology

2004 Senior Thesis Titles

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  • The Identification of Host Factors Involved in Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Stop Codon Readthrough by Imran Ahmad
  • Gene Overexpression and Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus-Programmed Stop Codon Readthrough in Yeast by Anees Muhammed Ahmed - Abstract
  • Isolation of Non-H-NS Negative Regulators of Virulence Genes of Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli by Alexander G. Beebe - Abstract
  • Isolation of the 5 ' end of Xenopus tropicalis TRF1 mRNA by Royd Litanu Carlson - Abstract
    *[supported by a grant from the HHMI Undergraduate Research Program]
  • The Migration and Developmental Plasticity of Neural Crest Cells in the Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum, and the Long-Toed Salamander, Ambystoma macrodactylum by Jenny Lauren Carwile
  • Ecophysiology of Brachypodium sylvaticum: Innately Invasive or Child of Circumstance? by Gina Veronica Collignon
  • Cloning of the Promoter of the Xenopus Laevis Telomerase Catalytic Subunit by Marisa S. Connell
  • Evidence for Post-Transcriptional Regulation of TRF1 in Xenopus laevis by Nathaniel Lawrence Crumet
  • Geographic Variation in American Robin Song: An Oregon Field Study by Molly Amanda Conway Dodge
  • Vesicle Recycling at the Axon Terminals in the Neuroendocrine Cells of Aplysia californica by Thea Simone Doidge - Abstract
    *[supported by a grant from the HHMI Undergraduate Research Program]
  • The Origins of the Adrenal Gland in Bombina orientalis by Danielle Josselyn Flam
  • Survey of Glutathione S-Transferase Expression in Soybean (Glycine max) Root Nodules by Lisa Marie Fuller - Abstract
    *[supported by a grant from the HHMI Undergraduate Research Program]
  • Relative Size and Escalation of Fights in the Red Swamp Crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) by Rebecca Owen Gucciardi
  • Grouse, Grazing, and Grange: Is Agricultural Intensification in the Sagebrush West Linked to Bird Population Declines? by Slayde Amanda Sarah Cheyenne Hawkins
  • The Absence of an H-NS Predicted Silencing Domain May Affect the Ability of Ler to Regulate Virulence Operons in Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli by Marisa Hemungkorn
  • Programmed Readthrough of a TMV Stop Codon in Yeast by Crystal Marie Hervey
  • Peptidergic Vesicle Structure by Michael Blake Hoppa - Abstract
    *[supported by a grant from the HHMI Undergraduate Research Program]
  • Colonization of Caenorhabditis elegans by Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli by Andrew Steffes Korson - Abstract
    *[supported by a grant from the HHMI Undergraduate Research Program]
  • Density Studies of Brachypodium sylvaticum: Understanding the Spread of a Potential Super Weed by Edward Kepford Martin
  • A Comparative Study of Cancer Reports in Fish and Amphibia by Syeda Fahmena Nahar-DeShaw
  • Deducing the JNK MAPK Pathway Using RNAi in Drosophila Cells Exposed to Oxidative Stress by Molly Marie Ross O'Quinn - Abstract
  • The Effects of Salmon Carcass Enrichment on Macroinvertebrate Drift in Western Oregon Streams by Elizabeth Katharine Simpson Perkin - Abstract
  • Investigating Polyploidy and Genetic Variation in Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata, Brassicaceae), an Invasive Species by Micha Louise Rahder - Abstract
    *[supported by a grant from the HHMI Undergraduate Research Program]
  • Early Spider Development and the Role of Extracellular Matrix in Major Cell Movements by Mercedes Bridie Ramirez - Abstract
  • Constraining the Cruciferae: Stasis, Canalization, and the Tetradynamous Condition in Raphanus raphanistrum (Brassicaceae) by Allison Lorraine Roach
  • What is the G-matrix? Evolution of Tetradynamy in the Brassicaceae by Zygy Roe-Zurz
  • Host Factors Involved in Stop Codon Readthrough on Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus RNAs in the Model Host Saccharomyces cerevisiae by Jonathan Charles Rupp - Abstract
  • Response of the Soybean (Glycine max) Root Nodule Antioxidant System to Exogenous Hydrogen Peroxide Application by Laura Clare Shaffer - Abstract
  • Genetic Analysis of Dopaminergic Neurons in the Zebrafish Danio Rerio by Alison Dawn Sheridan
  • Ins-1 Cell Processing and Secretion of GFP-Tagged ELH Prohormone by Daniel Elias Tinker