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Grants from the March 15, 2001 Deadline
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College / University Subject Title of Study Student's Name Mentor's Name
Arizona State University Physiology/Functional Morphology Effects of body size on insect respiration Kendra Greenlee Jon Harrison
Arizona State University Ecology Do plant compounds induce seed-carrying behaviors in ants Wendy Marussich Stanley Faeth
Assumption College Cell Biology/Biochemistry Regulation of RAG Expression and the Effect on V(D)J Recombination Ira Whitten Rachel Gerstein
Auburn University Engineering Enhancement of Thermal Conductivity by Introduction of Nanoparticles Brian LeCompte George Flowers
Binghamton University Behavioral Ecology Behavioral ecology of 'helpers' at cooperatively-breeding American Crow nests Douglas Robinson, Jr Anne Clark
Boise State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Is suBMP necessary for sea urchin spicule formation Ryan Medeck Julia Oxford
Boise State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry The Role of MeCP2 in Neuronal Differentiation of the Visual Pathway Sorcha Cusack Julie Oxford
Boston University Psychology The role of the parietal lobe in temporal and spatial attention Pamela Belmonte Jackie Liederman
Boston University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The effects of environmental change on population genetic structuring in the lesser dog-face fruit bat Cynopterus brachyotis in peninsular Malaysia Polly Campbell Thomas Kunz
Boston University Anthropology Soil Micromorphology and FTIR Spectrometry Applied to the Early Neolithic of the Levant: Unraveling the Spatial Distribution of Activities and Social Organization Trina Arpin Paul Goldberg
Bowling Green State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Leishmania infantum and the Pharaoh Hound: A Possible Case of Coevolution Laura Hughes Daniel Pavuk
Bowling Green State University Ecology Examination of the relationship between phenotypic plasticity and population size in a threatened plant species Christopher Tracey Helen Michaels
Bowling Green State University Psychology Space-specific firing properties of single units activity in the reptilian hippocampus Jennifer Siegel Daniel Wiegmann
Brown University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The control of flowering time in response to nutrient availability in Arabidopsis thaliana Yuko Toyonaga Johanna Schmitt
Bryn Mawr College Physics/Astronomy Binary Crystallization in Two Dimensions An Ngo Julia Thompson
Buffalo State College Petrology/Geochemistry Strain in naturally deformed conglomerate of the Silurian Rangeley Formation in western Maine: a study to quantify the strain record Erin Klauk Gary Solar
California Institute of Technology Computer Science/Mathematics Multisymplectic Integrators for Fluid Dynamics Melvin Leok Jerrold Marsden
California Institute of Technology Tectonics/Geophysics A GPS and InSAR study of land subsidence along the Dead Sea shoreline Gilead Wurman Joann Stock
California State University, Northridge Behavioral Ecology The Effect of Larval Density on the Protogynous Behavior of Spotted Sand Bass (Paralabrax maculatofasciatus) Eric Miller Larry Allen
California State University, Northridge Ecology Spatial Scale Patterning in Mastocarpus papillatus Janna Fierst Steve Dudgeon
Central Washington University Tectonics/Geophysics Quaternary Fault Slip History of the White Mountains Fault Zone, California Jeffrey Schroeder Jeffrey Lee
Central Washington University Tectonics/Geophysics Quaternary slip rates along the Panamint Valley fault zone, California Charles Ardoin Jeffrey Lee
Cerritos College Psychology Stereotype Threat Among Community College Students April Thames Kimberley Duff
Clemson University Ecology The Effects of Metals on Sodium Balance in Daphnia magna Kimberly Kosick Stephen Klaine
College of the Atlantic Ecology Monitoring and Census Techniques for Leach's Storm Petrels (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) Julia Ambagis John Anderson
Colorado State Univeristy Ecology Gene flow of deer mice between human hantavirus pulmonary syndrome cases Jon Root Kenneth Wilson
Columbia University Psychology Remembering and Knowing with High Confidence Katherine Lynch Jennifer Mangels
Cornell University Ecology Virus Resistance in Wild Plant Populations: Transgenic Plants as a Tool for Understanding Plant-Virus Dynamics Karen Laughlin Alison Power
Cornell University Behavioral Ecology The organization of work in honeybee colonies: how labor is reallocated when forage changes Brian Johnson Thomas Seeley
Cornell University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Examination of Evolutionary Trends in an Ambystomatid Salamander Using Mass Spectrometry Jacqualine Grant Thomas Eisner
Cornell University Paleontology/Sedimentation Are there proxies for environmental stress in living and fosssil reef-building corals Sande Burr Warren Allmon
Cornell University Physiology/Functional Morphology Increased Growth Rate in Chicks Exposed to High Levels of Maternal Testosterone: Consequence of Increased Chick Competitive Behavior or Increased Chick Quality Kevin Pilz Elizabeth Adkins-Regan
Cornell University Paleontology/Sedimentation The effect of topography on Paleogene to Quaternary sedimentation in the Mendoza Foreland Basin, Argentina Gregory Hoke Tersesa Jordan
Dartmouth College Behavioral Ecology Determinants of annual breeding productivity of a Neotropical migrant bird Laura Nagy Richard Holmes
Duke University Ecology The role of electrostatic forces in wind pollination George Bowker Hugh Crenshaw
Duke University Behavioral Ecology The control of diel vertical migration in marine copepods by aminosugar kairomones derived from fish mucus Jonathan Cohen Richard Forward
Duke University Physiology/Functional Morphology Using GFP as an electrode Jeffrey Welch Antonius VanDongen
Duke University Anthropology Variability in the Molars of Fossil Primates from the Fayum Depression of Egypt Patrick Lewis Elwyn Simons
Duke University Paleontology/Sedimentation The Effect of Ecological Influences upon Morphological Innovation on Two Widely Separated Ordovician Faunal Communities Charles Ciampaglio Daniel McShea
Duke University Physiology/Functional Morphology Compressive and shear properties of isolated footpads of domestic cats and dogs Kai-Jung Chi V. Roth
Emory University Anthropology Economic Anxiety, Childhood Reactivity, and Well-Being Jason DeCaro George Armelagos
Fairfield University Physics/Astronomy Development of a Junction-Regulated Photoconductor Matthew Smylie Nancy Haegel
Florida Institute of Technology Physics/Astronomy Photometry of White Dwarfs and M Dwarfs in Binary Systems Nicole Silvestri Terry Oswalt
Florida State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Testing Adaptive Polyphenism in Spadefoot Toads Using Phylogenetics Brian Storz Scott Steppan
Georgia State University Psychology Memory and Aging: Enhancing Effects of Physiological Arousal Jane Gore Marise Parent
Harvard University Anthropology The Socio-ecology of Male Aggression against Females in Wild Chimpanzees Sonya Kahlenberg Richard Wrangham
Harvard University Paleontology/Sedimentation Environmental Control Of Recovery After The Permo-Triassic Extinction Jonathan Payne Andrew Knoll
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Chemistry Determining Reactivity Ratios of Substituted Vinylpyridinium Monomers Kristin Schram Carol Parish
Idaho State University Ecology Are effects of habitat fragmentation on small mammals confounded by habitat degradation Steven Hanser Nancy Huntly
Idaho State University Ecology The role of mycorrhizae in the phosphorus nutrition of wetland plants Caex nebrascensis and Typha latifolia Ryan Dunham Richard Inouye
Indiana State University Anthropology Correlating Ancient Site Locations with Geophysical Resources on the Karak Plateau (West-Central Jordan) Using Multispectral Satellite Imagery and Geographical Information Systems Mark Green William Dando
Indiana University School of Medicine Cell Biology/Biochemistry The role of reactive oxygen species in ethanol-induced cerebellar granule cell death Kristin Horn James Klaunig
Indiana University, Bloomington Anthropology Taxonomic analysis of non-hominid primate remains from the Sterkfontein hominid site, Member 2 (Gauteng Province, South Africa) Jason Heaton Kevin Hunt
Indiana University, Bloomington Psychology Psychophysiological and Neuropsychological of Shifting Task-Set Paul Kieffaber William Hetrick
Long Island University Ecology Quantitative analysis of a chronic sewage problem on a Caribbean coral reef: Short-term coral disease analysis and long-term monitoring of coral disease, recruitment, and community structure Longin Kaczmarsky Matthew Draud
Louisiana State University Anthropology Dirty Secrets: Blood Protein and Lipid Analysis of Soil from Execution and Grave Sites in Kosovo Hugh Tuller Rebecca Saunders
Louisiana State University Ecology Comparative demographic performance of habitat-generalist and habitat-specialist plant species among microhabitats: does microhabitat specificity determine plant distribution among habitats Satya Maliakal Julie Denslow
Louisiana State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Does Mate Recognition Drive Divergence in Opsin Genes Related to Color Discrimination Michael Taylor Michael Hellberg
Louisiana State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Phylogenetic Relationships of the Barbets (Aves: Ramphastidae): Implications for Pantropical Biogeography Robert Moyle Frederick Sheldon
Marshall University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Differential Gene Expression in Group B Streptococcus Following Interleukin-6 Exposure Jennifer Smith Susan Jackman
McGill University Anthropology The Question of the Complex Image Alicia Colson Bruce Trigger
Medical University of South Carolina Cell Biology/Biochemistry Transcriptional Regulation of PEDF under Hypoxic Conditions Stephen Gee Jian-xing Ma
Miami University Physiology/Functional Morphology Regulation of p75/trkA receptor expression by sympathetic neurons: the role of pre-ganglionic input Samantha DeCouto Lori Isaacson
Miami University Petrology/Geochemistry Timescales of chemical zonation within silicic magma chambers: the application of U-series disequilibria data, Fogo A deposit, Sao Miguel, Azores Darin Snyder Elisabeth Widom
Miami University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Characterization of Siderophore Transport Proteins in the Human Pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii Caleb Dorsey Luis Actis
Michigan State University Ecology How do differences in soil nutrient availability affect forest composition?: An investigation of species-specific responses of northern hardwood seedlings to soil N and Ca availability Laura Schreeg Richard Kobe
Michigan State University Behavioral Ecology Mate choice, mate attraction, and parental care in the house wren: male and female investment in reproductive effort Natalie Dubois Thomas Getty
Michigan State University Ecology Regional vs. local control of species diversity: influence of site fertility Gregory Houseman Katherine Gross
Michigan State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Phenotypic Selection on Anther Exsertion by Individual Pollinator Species Heather Sahli Jeffrey Conner
Michigan State University Petrology/Geochemistry The Influence of Climate on Clay Genesis (Rates and Mineralogy) in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains: Geochemical Mass Balance and Implications for Mudrock Mineralogy as an Indicator of Paleoclimate Jason Price Michael Velbel
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Cell Biology/Biochemistry Effects of Topical Genistein on PUVA-induced Photodamage and Carcinogenesis Eileen Shyong Huachen Wei
North Carolina State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Molecular evolution and population genetics of a recent gene fusion in the Hawaiian silversword alliance Amy Lawton-Rauh Michael Purugganan
North Carolina State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Prozac On The Reef: The Neural Control Of Aggressive Behavior In A Coral Reef Fish Heidi Perreault John Godwin
North Dakota State University Behavioral Ecology Comparison of Two Acoustical Signals in Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers Jeffrey Bell Gary Nuechterlein
Northern Arizona University Physiology/Functional Morphology Relating Form to Function: Using the Jaw Apparatus of Frogs as a Model System Carrie Carreľo Kiisa Nishikawa
Northern Arizona University Ecology Determination of niche overlap for three species of Peromyscus using stable isotopes Kristen Pearson Tad Theimer
Northwestern University Psychology Generalization of Auditory Training with Speech and Non-Speech Stimuli Tessa Bent Ann Bradlow
Northwestern University Engineering Development of a Comprehensive Input-Modeling Framework: Representing, Fitting, and Generating Multivariate Time Series with Arbitrary Marginal Distributions and Autocorrelation Structures Bahar Deler Barry Nelson
Oakland University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Hormonal Regulation of Synthesis of Tumor Suppressor Protein p53 in T47D Breast Cancer Cells Seema Shah Virinder Moudgil
Princeton University Physiology/Functional Morphology Timing of Breeding in the Cocos Finch (Pinaroloxias inornata) Laura Spinney Michaela Hau
Purdue University Paleontology/Sedimentation Neogene Basin Development Along the Reactivated Alaska Range Suture Zone Mark Lesh Kenneth Ridgway
Queen's University Hydrology/Geomorphology Quantifying hydrometeorological events recorded in varved sediments: image analysis and detailed sedimentology Jaclyn Cockburn Scott Lamoureux
Queen's University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Comparative phylogeography of two eastern North American anurans (Rana catesbeiana and Pseudacris crucifer) James Austin Peter Boag
Rutgers University Paleontology/Sedimentation Stable isotope signatures of wetland carbonates from closed-basin systems; a new model for interpretation Cynthia Liutkus Gail Ashley
Rutgers University Tectonics/Geophysics Small-scale Structures as Signatures of the Tectonic History in the Fundy Rift Basin, Canada Jennifer Elder Brady Roy Schlische
School of Medicina Cell Biology/Biochemistry Analysis of the involvement of glycosaminoglycans in the physiopathogenesis of glaucoma Carolina Jaliffa Ruth Rosenstein
Slippery Rock University Behavioral Ecology Female mate preference of the convict cichlid, Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum Corina Wack Simon Beeching
Smith College Paleontology/Sedimentation Evaluating the Potential of Using Oxygen Isotope Composition of Calcareous Serpulid Worm Tubes as Paleoenvironmental Indicators Lisa Berrios Bosiljka Glumac
Southwest Missouri State University Ecology Lizards as indicators of the effect of allochthonous input on species density and diversity on desert islands Russell Barrett D. Wait
St. Louis University Behavioral Ecology Fine Scale Discrimination in Poecilia reticulata Nancy Kohn Shawn Nordell
State Univeristy of New York, Stony Brook Ecology Effects of an Herbicide-resistance Mutation on Allocation to Growth and Chemical Defense Aaron Gassmann Douglas Futuyma
State University of New York, Buffalo Petrology/Geochemistry Comparative Detailed Mapping of Contrasting Types of Migmatite, Central Maine belt, Roxbury area, western Maine Sara Chmura Gary Solar
State University of New York, Stony Brook Physiology/Functional Morphology The crocodilian mandible: osteological and sutural morphology, strain patterns, and evolutionary implications of form Keith Metzger Callum Ross
State University of New York, Stony Brook Ecology Biogeochemical modeling of the combined influences of atmospheric nitrogen deposition and herbivory on plant production and nutrient cycling Heather Throop Manuel Lerdau
Swarthmore College Physics/Astronomy Chemistry in Late Type Stars Joanna Brown David Cohen
Swarthmore College Behavioral Ecology The Thermal Life of Fiddler Crabs Irene Garcia Rachel Merz
Swarthmore College Cell Biology/Biochemistry The budding yeast SID2 gene: Investigations of intracellular localization Beth Williams Elizabeth Vallen
Temple University School of Medicine Physiology/Functional Morphology Perfluorochemical tidal liquid ventilation and rhCC10: Strategies to limit ventilator induced lung injury and abnormal structural development in the preterm lamb Thomas Miller Marla Wolfson
The Pennsylvania State University Physics/Astronomy Preparations for NASA's Space Interferometry Mission Michele Stark Richard Wade
The Pennsylvania State University Psychology The Origins of Domain General Problem Solving Katherine Grobman Rick Gilmore
The University of Akron Paleontology/Sedimentation Ostracodes as Paleoenvironmental Proxy Indicators: Characterizing the Variability of Non-Marine Ostracode Faunas on San Salvador Island, Bahamas Kenton Trubee Lisa Park
The University of Arizona Physiology/Functional Morphology Amino Acid Transport in the eggs of Encarsia pergandiella (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) David Donnell Henry Hagedorn
The University of Louisiana, Monroe Cell Biology/Biochemistry Molecular signaling of renal tissue repair following S-1,2-dichlorovinyl-L-cysteine induced nephrotoxicity Vishal Vaidya Harihara Mehendale
The University of Texas, Austin Behavioral Ecology Symbiont competition in an ant-fungus mutalism Matthew Kweskin Ulrich Mueller
Tufts University Ecology Inbreeding Depression and Inbreeding Avoidance in the Marine Gastropod Crepidula convexa Wei Li Jan Pechenik
Tulane University Ecology Analysis of PLFAs to Identify Atmospheric Methane Oxidizers in forest soil Baoming Ji Jay Gulledge
Tulane University Ecology Reproductive Success and Habitat Selection by Swainson's Warblers (Limnothlypis swainsonii) in Alternative Habitats Donata Roome Thomas Sherry
Unity College Ecology Evaluation of Ecological Risk of Biological Control of Weeds: A Look at the Impact of Two Leaf-Eating Beetles (Galerucella spp.) on Native Wetland Plants Amanda Baker Amy Arnett
Universidad Nacional de San Luis Physiology/Functional Morphology Characterization and quantification of coprophagy in mara (Dolichotis patagonum): Roll of this mechanism in the utilization off diets with low nutritional value Moira Sombra Antonio Mangione
University at Albany Tectonics/Geophysics The Baja B.C. Hypothesis and its Relationship to the Mount Stuart Batholith James MacDonald Gregory Harper
University at Buffalo Tectonics/Geophysics Improving Environmental Site Characterization by Rapid Azimuthal Resistivity Surveying for Fracture Detection and Orientation Analyses Calista McIntyre Gregory Baker
University of Alberta Anthropology Endocrine and behavioral interrelationships: reproductive behavior in male and female white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus) Sarah Carnegie Linda Fedigan
University of Arizona Tectonics/Geophysics Paleomagnetic Investigation of Cretaceous plutons from the Prince of Wales Island, Southeastern Alaska Christina Butzer Robert Butler
University of Arkansas Physiology/Functional Morphology Identification of Competitive Characteristics in red rice Erin Cable Nilda Burgos
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Phylogeny and genetic diversity of Maple-leaved Oak Quercus acerfolia (Fagaceae) David Williams Johnnie Gentry
University of California, Berkeley Psychology Social Functions of the Orbitofrontal Lobes Jennifer Beer John Kihlstrom
University of California, Berkeley Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The Origin(s) of Advanced Tortoises James Parham Kevin Padian
University of California, Berkeley Ecology Dispersal, disturbance colonization, and native species persistence in a spatially structured California grassland Christopher DiVittorio Carla D'Antonio
University of California, Berkeley Psychology The neuropsychology of face recognition Noam Sagiv Lynn Robertson
University of California, Berkeley Ecology Comparative ecology of Miconia calvescens in its native and introduced ranges Coleman Kennedy Carla D'Antonio
University of California, Davis Behavioral Ecology Magnetic Orientation in an Elasmobranch Fish Rebecca Kihslinger Peter Klimley
University of California, Davis Petrology/Geochemistry Effects of the Burial Environment on Oxygen Isotope Composition in Dinosaur Bone Mark Goodwin Sandra Carlson
University of California, Davis Anthropology An Investigation of Hunter-Gatherer Resource Intensification Using the Stable Geochemistry of Archaeological Invertebrates Michael Kennedy Ann Russell
University of California, Davis Ecology Does introduced smooth cordgrass facilitate introduced invertebrates Elizabeth Brusati Edwin Grosholz
University of California, Davis Tectonics/Geophysics A study of incremental strain geometry based on Quaternary faulting and seismic focal mechanism inversions for the Coso Range, Inyo County, California David Benner Robert Twiss
University of California, Davis Paleontology/Sedimentation Paleoclimatic Reconstruction from the d13C organic and the d13C carbonate Proxies in Triassic Paleosols and Sediments, Ischigualasto Basin, Argentina Kelley Moore Isabel Montanez
University of California, Davis Ecology The effects of host plant diversity on tritrophic dynamics and an insect herbivore population Tiffany Bensen Steve Temple
University of California, Davis Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Evolution of Clades within the Terebratulid Brachiopods Paul Fitzgerald Sandra Carlson
University of California, Irvine Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Parallel Analyses of Gene Expression in Short and Long-lived Flies: a genomic approach to aging Casandra Rauser Michael Rose
University of California, Irvine Physics/Astronomy Ca II: A Better Age Indicator Tammy Bosler Tammy Smecker-Hane
University of California, Los Angeles Cell Biology/Biochemistry Characterization of Pax6 Isoform Expression Tonya Anderson Ellen Carpenter
University of California, Los Angeles Physiology/Functional Morphology Neural influence on MyoD and Myogenin mRNA and protein expression in skeletal muscle Jon-Philippe Hyatt Reggie Edgerton
University of California, Los Angeles Petrology/Geochemistry Mechanisms of crystal transfer between melts: an experimental and field investigation Rebecca Perlroth Jon Davidson
University of California, Los Angeles Physics/Astronomy H_alpha Absorption in the Low Mass X-ray Binary Sco X-1 Benjamin Johnson Stefanie Wachter
University of California, Los Angeles Petrology/Geochemistry Timing of magma recharge and assimilation, Ngauruhoe Volcano, New Zealand John Hora Jon Davidson
University of California, San Diego Behavioral Ecology Lighting conditions, habitat structure, and behavioral choices affecting crypsis and conspicuousness of color patterns in warblers Gabe McNett Karen Marchetti
University of California, San Diego Chemistry The Essential Interaction Between the Ribosome and P Site Bound tRNA During Translocation Katy Chiu Simpson Joseph
University of California, San Diego Behavioral Ecology The role of chemical communication in the mate choice of the pygmy loris, Nycticebus pygmaeus Heidi Fisher David Woodruff
University of California, San Diego Behavioral Ecology Effects of an urban habitat on song transmission Kimberly Hunt David Woodruff
University of California, Santa Barbara Ecology Larval retention and population connectivity in the Galapagos Islands Benjamin Ruttenberg Robert Warner
University of California, Santa Cruz Physiology/Functional Morphology Ontogeny of Diving Physiology and Behavior of Australian sea lions Shannon Fowler Daniel Costa
University of California, Santa Cruz Behavioral Ecology Sexual Selection, Signaling, and Plumage Variation in Lark Buntings, Calamospiza melanocorys Alexis Chaine Bruce Lyon
University of Central Arkansas Behavioral Ecology What Characteristic of Milkweed Latex Triggers Vein Severance by Monarch Caterpillars Matthew Helmus David Dussourd
University of Chicago Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The Role of Constraints in the Evolution of Mammalian Limbs Karen Sears John Flynn
University of Chicago Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The Effect of Environment on the Morphologic Diversification of a Clade Gina Wesley John Flynn
University of Chicago Physics/Astronomy Spectroscopic Observation of H3+ in Classical Diffuse Clouds Benjamin McCall Takeshi Oka
University of Cincinnati Paleontology/Sedimentation The Dynamics of Rapid Faunal Turnover during the Middle Devonian of New York State Jocelyn Sessa Carlton Brett
University of Colorado Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Population Structure of the Dwarf Misteltoe, Arceuthobium divaricatum, and its Host, Pinus edulis Kristy Duran Jeff Mitton
University of Colorado, Boulder Cell Biology/Biochemistry Beta-Amyloid Production in Kokanee Salmon: A model for Alzheimer's Disease Steven Hobbs David Norris
University of Colorado, Boulder Ecology Effects of Introduced Plants on Native Phytophagous Insect Species Jeffrey Oliver Deane Bowers
University of Colorado, Denver Cell Biology/Biochemistry Regulated proteolysis of the error-prone DNA polymerase UmuD'C Jennifer Hall Martin Gonzalez
University of Connecticut Ecology Interactions of Invasive Species in an Avian Seed Dispersal System Nancy LaFleur Margaret Rubega
University of Dayton Cell Biology/Biochemistry Fluid Shear Stress induced Differentiation in Human Osteoprogenitor Cells William Billotte Marie Claude Hofmann
University of Florida Engineering Using a spatial soil water movement model to improve the accuracy of crop simulation model predictions in precision agriculture Rafael Ferreyra James Jones
University of Florida Cell Biology/Biochemistry Steroidogenesis in amphibians: An indicator of endocrine-disrupting contaminants in an aquatic ecosystem Tamatha Barbeau Louis Guillette
University of Florida Anthropology Nutritional mechanisms of population regulation in frugivorous primates: the effects of logging on redtail monkeys in Kibale National Park, Uganda Karyn Rode Colin Chapman
University of Florida Psychology Effects of Differential Context on Lexical Ambiguity Resolution in Younger and Older Adults Jennifer Stanley Lise Abrams
University of Georgia Ecology A genetic approach to determining seed dispersal of a tropical tree, Simarouba amara Britta Hardesty Stephen Hubbell
University of Georgia Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Genetic Diversity and Reproductive Biology Among Stenocereus stellatus (Cactaceae) Populations Under a Mosaic of Management Intensities in Central Mexico Jennifer Cruse James Hamrick
University of Georgia Paleontology/Sedimentation The Influence of Environmental Change: The Brachiopod Sowerbyella Rugosa in the Upper Ordovician Kope Formation of the Cincinnati Ohio Area Gayle Levy Steven Holland
University of Hawaii Petrology/Geochemistry A study of land use and climate change impacts on the aquatic geochemistry and sedimentation in a Hawaiian coastal basin Geoffrey Garrison Craig Glenn
University of Houston Cell Biology/Biochemistry Characterization of the Amino Acid Editing Mechanism within E coli LeuRS Mario Castellanos Susan Martinis
University of Idaho, Moscow Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Testing hypotheses of past vegetation dynamics through the analysis of DNA marker variation Terry Miller Steven Brunsfeld
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Chemistry Synthesis and Study of Model Compounds to Understand RNA Structural Interactions Sara Ochs Scott Silverman
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Ecology Contrasting the functional roles and effects of native and invasive populations of a lotic crayfish Jon Hoekstra Daniel Soluk
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Ecology Effects of cattle grazing and fire on birds of pinyon-juniper woodlands Scott Schlossberg Jeffrey Brawn
University of Illinois, Chicago Physiology/Functional Morphology Identification and Characterization of a Receptor for Bile Acids in the Colon Roli Prasad Mrinalini Rao
University of Iowa Petrology/Geochemistry Comparative carbon isotopic chemostratigraphy of the Middle Pennsylvanian Pawnee and Upper Pennsylvanian Iola cyclothems: Assessing the potential for a Pennsylvanian chemostratigraphy Heidi Dowd Philip Heckel
University of Iowa Petrology/Geochemistry Controls on Aragonite/Calcite Precipitation and the Magnesium Incorporation into the Calcite Structure Vionette De Choudens-Sanchez Luis Gonzalez
University of Kansas Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The evolution of coloration in Nordus (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) Stylianos Chatzimanolis James Ashe
University of Kansas Behavioral Ecology The evolution of female choice in lesser waxmoths Rafael Rodriguez Michael Greenfield
University of Kansas Ecology Direct and Indirect Control of Uropyxis petalostemonis Infection on Dalea candida in a Native Tallgrass Prairie David Emry Helen Alexander
University of Kentucky Behavioral Ecology Pre-copulatory sexual cannibalism in fishing spiders: an evaluation of the adaptive foraging hypothesis James Johnson Andrew Sih
University of Louisiana, Lafayette Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Intraspecific phylogeny of Phyllodictyon anastomosans Brian Wysor Suzanne Fredericq
University of Louisville Engineering Real-time Detection of Cardiac Troponin T using Fiber-Optic Immunosensor Hyun Kwon Kyung Kang
University of Louisville Psychology Space vision based on texture information in real and virtual environments Bing Wu Zijiang He
University of Louisville Physiology/Functional Morphology Synaptic organization of the medial division of the cat lateral posterior nucleus: insight into blindsight Jianli LI Martha Bickford
University of Massachusetts, Boston Behavioral Ecology Investigation of the genetic mating system of the Roseate Tern using microsatellite markers Patricia Szczys Richard Kesseli
University of Memphis Behavioral Ecology What is the role of scent marking in female mammals Shawn Thomas Jerry Wolff
University of Miami Behavioral Ecology Cryptic female choice in the Florida Queen butterfly, Danaus gilippus berenice Dena Hyman Keith Waddington
University of Michigan Cell Biology/Biochemistry Effect of Fatty Acids on PPAR-gamma Mediated Apoptosis in Breast Cancer Cells Niquole May Cynthia Marcelo
University of Michigan Ecology Function of stickleback size and shape as antipredator defenses Mara Zimmerman Earl Werner
University of Michigan Ecology Do plants selectively associate with species of ectomycorrhizal fungi that support highest plant growth and resource acquisition in each environment Miroslav Kummel Deborah Goldberg
University of Minnesota Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary Patterns of Duplicate Genes in North American Suckers (Catostomidae) Peter Berendzen Andrew Simons
University of Missouri, Columbia Anthropology Age-associated bone loss in an Imperial Roman population: An histological analysis of inter- and intra-skeletal variability Helen Cho Samuel Stout
University of Missouri, Columbia Anthropology Effect of Global Cooling on Subsistance Stratagies in the Neolithic Ekaterina Pechenkina Robert Benfer
University of Missouri, St. Louis Ecology Ontogenetic variation in plant resistance: consequences for the balance between bottom-up and top-down forces affecting herbivores and plants Karina Boege Robert Marquis
University of Montana Petrology/Geochemistry Iron's role in hydrogen peroxide cycling in iron-rich thermal waters Cindy Wilson Nancy Hinman
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physiology/Functional Morphology Nutrient resorption efficiency and proficiency of desert shrubs grown under elevated CO2 David Housman Dawn Neuman
University of Nevada, Reno Ecology The Ecological Relationship Between A Rocky Mountain Threatened Species and A Great Plains Agricultural Pest Hillary Robison Peter Brussard
University of New Hampshire Physiology/Functional Morphology Embryonic Development of Squid Mantle and Funnel MusclesDevelopmentand Gabriela Martinez Jessica Bolker
University of New Mexico Anthropology Now you see it, Now I don't: Comparison of Aerial Photogrammetrically Observed Vegetation Signatures With On-The-Ground Observations at Pueblo San Marcos, NM Julie Angel Ann Ramenofsky
University of New Mexico Anthropology Intensive Use and Abandonment of Spring-Fed Irrigation Systems on the Desert South Coast of Peru Gregory Zaro Jane Buikstra
University of New Mexico Ecology Ecological stoichiometry and stable isotope analyses of the Middle Rio Grande riparian ecosystem Teresa Tibbets Manuel Molles
University of North Carolina Anthropology The Effects of Prehistoric State Formation on Daily Actitivies in the Moche Valley of Peru Celeste Gagnon Clark Larsen
University of North Carolina Ecology Allozyme analysis of the evolution of weedy Coastal Plain species from granite outcrops in the Piedmont of the southeastern United States Andrew Gerschutz Robert Wyatt
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Psychology Students' Negative Experiences with Peers: An assessment of prevalence and coping responses in predicting school maladjustment April Harris-Britt Janis Kupersmidt
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Behavioral Ecology Coordination of Parental Feeding Through Vocal Cues in the Carolina Wren Cindy Hogan Richard Wiley
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Cell Biology/Biochemistry Investigation of the Localization and Activation of Acyl-CoA Synthetase Maie El-Sourady Rosalind Coleman
University of North Carolina, Charlotte Cell Biology/Biochemistry Antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi VlsE variable domain and spirochetal immune evasion Rafal Persinski Juan Anguita
University of North Carolina, Charlotte Ecology The Viable but Nonculturable State in Helicobacter pylori Bryn Adams James Oliver
University of North Carolina, Greensboro Cell Biology/Biochemistry The Effects of Cocoa Phenolic Phytochemicals on MNNG-induced DNA damage and COX-2 expression in Caco-2 cells Sophia Mutamba George Loo
University of North Carolina, Wilmington Physiology/Functional Morphology Patterns of Calcite Nucleation in the Exocuticle of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Stephanie Hequembourg Richard Dillaman
University of North Carolina, Wilmington Paleontology/Sedimentation Effect of Muricid Gastropod Predation on Escalation in Bivalves through the Neogene Heyward Key Patricia Kelley
University of North Carolina, Wilmington Physiology/Functional Morphology Differential Display of mRNA's expressed in the hypodermisof the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, during ecdysis Gregg Hoffman Thomas Shafer
University of North Texas Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Montane mammals of the colorado plateau: factors affecting species richness Carla Carr Earl Zimmerman
University of Oklahoma Psychology Competitive food storage in least chipmunks Jennifer Brostek Lynn Devenport
University of Oregon Anthropology The influence of logging on ranging patterns and seed dispersal dynamics in redtailed guenons, Cercopithecus ascanius: A case study in the Kibale National Park Britta Torgrimson Joanna Lambert
University of Oregon Anthropology The relationship of food properties and incisor use to incisor morphology Darcy Hannibal Joanna Lambert
University of Pennsylvania Ecology Niche differentiation and morphological plasticity in tree seedlings of tropical dry forest Jeffrey Klemens Daniel Janzen
University of Pittsburgh Ecology Physiological mechanism for intraspecific competition Phillip Brautigam Stephen Tonsor
University of Rhode Island Ecology Effects of water temperature on sand shrimp predation on juvenile winter flounder in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island David Taylor Jeremy Collie
University of Rhode Island Physiology/Functional Morphology Stable isotope study of the 15N enrichment in the tissues of a migrating songbird David Podlesak Scott McWilliams
University of Rhode Island Ecology Sex change in Crepidula fornicata: influence of environmental factors on reproductive success and the timing of sex change Dina Proestou Saran Twombly
University of Rhode Island Cell Biology/Biochemistry The evolution of cellulose synthesis and vascular differentiation Shannon Donovan Alison Roberts
University of South Carolina Behavioral Ecology Differential movement of Mytilus as a mechanism of selection Kimberly Schneider Brian Helmuth
University of South Carolina Ecology Mussel gaping: Is it a function of temperature? Tara Fitzhenry Brian Helmuth
University of South Dakota Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Developmental Patterning Mechanisms Underlying Skeletal Segmentation in the Zebrafish, Danio rerio Patricia Crotwell Paula Mabee
University of South Florida Anthropology Provenance of Etruscan Pottery from Poggio Colla, Italy: a chemical characterization study Justin Winkler Robert Tykot
University of South Florida Petrology/Geochemistry The Gatun Structure: A petrographic and geochemical investigation of a probable Tertiary impact structure near Gamboa, Republic de Panama Livio Tornabene Jeffrey Ryan
University of Southern California Tectonics/Geophysics The southern margin of Paleozoic to Early Mesozoic North America - an unsolved tectonic puzzle Helge Alsleben Scott Paterson
University of Southern California Tectonics/Geophysics The origin of the Swakane migmatitic terrane: Implications for decompression melting and melt collection and transport in continental arcs Melissa Boysun Scott Paterson
University of Southern California Paleontology/Sedimentation Paleoecology of Mesozoic Marine Radiation in the Western United States Tran Huynh David Bottjer
University of Southern Mississippi Psychology Reducing psychological distress through writing about abuse versus writing about a positive experience Holly Aldridge Lillian Range
University of Tennessee Behavioral Ecology Role of the dorsal and medial cortex in spatial memory in snakes Lynn Almli Gordon Burghardt
University of Texas at Austin Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The Role of Edaphic Shifts in the Evolution of the American Desert Genus Tiquilia (Boraginaceae) Michael Moore Robert Jansen
University of Texas at Austin Ecology Dispersal in a Spatially-Structured Hispine Beetle (Cephaloleia puncticollis) Population: Implications for Community Assembly Carla Guthrie Eric Pianka
University of Texas at Austin Behavioral Ecology Adaptive Coloration and Light Habitat Use By Aposematic Butterflies Ryan Hill Robert Dudley
University of Texas at Austin Physics/Astronomy Are BALQSOs extreme accretors Juntao Yuan Bev Wills
University of the Philippines Ecology Factors influencing the density, distribution and size structure of symbiotic shrimp and goby populations in a reef flat system Nadia Palomar Antonette Meľez
University of Toronto Psychology Allocating Visual Attention to Grouped Objects Michael Dodd Jay Pratt
University of Utah Tectonics/Geophysics Origins of inward-dipping wallrock around the Silver Zone Pass pluton Andrew Rupke John Bartley
University of Utah Physiology/Functional Morphology Do palms obey Murray's law Katherine McCulloh John Sperry
University of Washington Ecology Community and ecosystem impacts of an invasive intertidal eelgrass, Zostera japonica Daniel Hahn Shahid Naeem
University of Washington Physiology/Functional Morphology The Ecophysiology of Insect Flight at High Altitude Michael Dillon Raymond Huey
University of Washington Anthropology Prehistoric Environmental Impacts: Herders of the Southern Cape, South Africa Carol Frey John Fitzhugh
University of Washington Anthropology Climate, Technology, and Resource Depression: Human-Environmental Impacts at the Pleistocene-Holocene Boundary Emily Jones J. Fitzhugh
University of West Florida Chemistry Telechelic Hyperbranched Polyether-Polyols Michael Vogt Arun Royappa
University of Wisconsin, Madison Ecology Social-Environmental Dynamics of Malaria Eradication in Northwest Argentina, 1900-present Eric Carter Karl Zimmerer
University of Wisconsin, Madison Petrology/Geochemistry Provenance of subducted ocean sediments in the UHP terrains of the Western Alps Nancy Mahlen Clark Johnson
University of Wisconsin, Madison Hydrology/Geomorphology Hydrological Impacts of the Cliff Point Forest Fire on the Gold Creek Drainage Basin, Kootenai National Forest, Northwestern Montana Kevin Spigel Vance Holliday
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Behavioral Ecology An experimental study of female condition and offspring sex ratio in Tree Swallows Jacqueline Nooker Peter Dunn
University of Wisconsin, Miwaukee Ecology Effects of climate change on the breeding biology of North American birds Vanessa Torti Peter Dunn
University Wisconsin, Milwaukee Tectonics/Geophysics New insights into earthquake mechanisms from a comparative study of exposed paleo-earthquake faults in Norway Jennifer Arnot Teri Boundy
Universtiy of Tennessee Petrology/Geochemistry Morphological variation in molar-tooth carbonate: influence of substrate rheology and implications for genesis Mark Pollock Linda Kah
Utah State University Ecology The Occurrence, Longevity, and Distribution of Tetrodotoxin in Tissues of the Common Garter Snake after ingestion of the Rough -skinned Newt Becky Williams Edmund Brodie, Jr.
Vanderbilt University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Modulation of Mycobacterial Trafficking by Surfactant Protein A Joseph Lopez Virginia Shepherd
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Tectonics/Geophysics The Internal Structure and Emlacement of the Mount Barcroft Pluton, White Mountains, California Karen Michelsen Richard Law
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Inhibition of XChk1 Results in a Maternally Regulated Program of Apoptosis Ayesha Carter Jill Sible
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Site-specific transgene insertion in plants using a mammalian virus Daniel Sisco Muriel Lederman
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry NO synthesis in Anopheles: Plasmodium contribution and defense Junghwa Lim Shirley Luckhart
Wake Forest University Behavioral Ecology Acoustic Interaction Between Insectivorous Bats and Arctiid Moths Nickolay Hristov William Conner
Wake Forest University Behavioral Ecology Endocrinological Basis for Siblicide in Nazca boobies Elise Donnelly David Anderson
Wesleyan University Physics/Astronomy A Search for Rotation Periods of Stars in NCG 2264 Catrina Hamilton William Herbst
Western Washington University Tectonics/Geophysics Structure and metamorphic evolution of the Chism Creek Schist, Central Coast Belt, South-central British Christopher Houck Elizabeth Schermer
Western Washington University Ecology Chemical Anti-herbivore Defenses of Ulvaria obscura Amorah Lee Kathryn Van Alstyne
Western Washington University Ecology Effects of an exotic bivalve on two established bivalve species in Puget Sound, WA Jessica Barkas June Ross
Williams College Physics/Astronomy Search for Fast Oscillations in the Solar Corona at the Total Eclipse in June, 2001 Gabriel Brammer Jay Pasachoff
Wright State University Chemistry The Influence Of Colloid-Bound And Dissolved Phases Of Metals And Organic Contaminants To The Toxicity Of Freshwater Invertebrates Cameron Irvine G. Burton
Yale University Ecology Investigating the impact of habitat loss on small mammals: Insights from a dynamic, life-history based approach Catherine Burns David Skelly
Yale University Ecology Explaining the causes of animal aggregation using movement analysis of a forest fungivore Jason Grear David Skelly

 

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