2016 Senior Thesis Titles

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  • The Effects of Retinoic Acid on Neurogenic Genes Upstream of atoh7 in Danio rerio by Neenah Corinne Aguirre-Wong

  • Sink or fim: Regulation of the fim operon by PerC in Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli by Lily Ben-Avi - Abstract

  • The Effects of Reduced Impact Logging On Biodiversity in Tropical Forests: A Meta-Analysis and Qualitative Review by Emily Beck Binford - Abstract

  • The Age of Phage by Leah Catherine Stonic Cepko

  • The Role of Actin-Microtubule Cross-Linking in Cell Migration by Mari Shiratori Cobb - Abstract

  • A Gene By Any Other Name: Reevaluating Gene Annotation in Astatotilapia burtoni by Ameliah Raine Cooper - Abstract

  • From feces to families: Genotyping beavers in the Reed Canyon by Hanna Dornhofer - Abstract

  • Quantification of the spatiotemporal patterning of atoh7 expression in the developing zebrafish retina by Zackary Okun Dunivin

  • Cross-Species Inhibition of Telomerase by PinX1 by Ajit Elhance - Abstract

  • Reconstructing Neuronal Signaling Pathways With the Potential for Disruption in Schizophrenia by Nicole Alexandra Ezell

  • Holocene Extinction; The next "Mayan Calendar" Apocalypse? by Robert Treat Haas - Abstract

  • Correlating Hormones and Behavior in the Cycle of the Mouthbrooding Cichlid, Astatotilapia burtoni by Mara Elizabeth Kaiser - Abstract

  • Ontogeny of arginine-vasotocin signaling in two teleost species: Astatotilapia burtoni and Danio rerio by Mason Alexander Kennon

  • Investigating a Putative Interaction of PerC and RNA Polymerase in Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli by Hans Christian Leier

  • Characterization of Xenopus TRF1 and TRF2 Interaction To TIN2 by Philippe Nolasco Lior-Liechtenstein

  • Estimating the rate and spectrum of mitochondrial mutation in Daphnia using next-generation sequencing by Fenner Benjamin Macrae - Abstract

  • Action of Cytoskeletal Crosslinking Proteins in Nuclear Positing and Movement by Emily Beth Merfeld - Abstract

  • Identification of Transposable Element Subfamilies using a Network Approach by Heather Joyce Milne

  • Characterization and in vivo Kinetic Analysis of Drosophila CG10915 by Meghan Erin O'Connell

  • Regulation of anaerobic respiration by PerC in enteropathogenic Escherichia coli by Amy Diana Platenkamp - Abstract

  • A CRISPR-Cas9 Approach for in vivo Tissue-specific Genetic Disruptions of Cell Cycle Regulators in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Eyes by Bailey Lyn Simon

  • Investigating the origins of the ciliary marginal zone by Tess Tumarkin

  • T cell responses to a fibroblast-tropic human cytomegalovirus by Eren Mustafa Veziroglu - Abstract

  • Non-Kinship Social Bonds in Resident Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) by Michael Nash Weiss

  • Natural history, microbiology and shifting distribution of bull kelp forests (Nereocystis luetkeana) in Puget Sound, Washington by Emily Terese Zetkulic