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Grants from the March 15, 2001 Deadline
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Student's Last Name Student's First Name College / University Subject Title of Study
Adams Bryn University of North Carolina, Charlotte Ecology The Viable but Nonculturable State in Helicobacter pylori
Aldridge Holly University of Southern Mississippi Psychology Reducing psychological distress through writing about abuse versus writing about a positive experience
Almli Lynn University of Tennessee Behavioral Ecology Role of the dorsal and medial cortex in spatial memory in snakes
Alsleben Helge University of Southern California Tectonics/Geophysics The southern margin of Paleozoic to Early Mesozoic North America - an unsolved tectonic puzzle
Ambagis Julia College of the Atlantic Ecology Monitoring and Census Techniques for Leach's Storm Petrels (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)
Anderson Tonya University of California, Los Angeles Cell Biology/Biochemistry Characterization of Pax6 Isoform Expression
Angel Julie 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
Ardoin Charles Central Washington University Tectonics/Geophysics Quaternary slip rates along the Panamint Valley fault zone, California
Arnot Jennifer University Wisconsin, Milwaukee Tectonics/Geophysics New insights into earthquake mechanisms from a comparative study of exposed paleo-earthquake faults in Norway
Arpin Trina 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
Austin James Queen's University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Comparative phylogeography of two eastern North American anurans (Rana catesbeiana and Pseudacris crucifer)
Baker Amanda 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
Barbeau Tamatha University of Florida Cell Biology/Biochemistry Steroidogenesis in amphibians: An indicator of endocrine-disrupting contaminants in an aquatic ecosystem
Barkas Jessica Western Washington University Ecology Effects of an exotic bivalve on two established bivalve species in Puget Sound, WA
Barrett Russell Southwest Missouri State University Ecology Lizards as indicators of the effect of allochthonous input on species density and diversity on desert islands
Beer Jennifer University of California, Berkeley Psychology Social Functions of the Orbitofrontal Lobes
Bell Jeffrey North Dakota State University Behavioral Ecology Comparison of Two Acoustical Signals in Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers
Belmonte Pamela Boston University Psychology The role of the parietal lobe in temporal and spatial attention
Benner David 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
Bensen Tiffany University of California, Davis Ecology The effects of host plant diversity on tritrophic dynamics and an insect herbivore population
Bent Tessa Northwestern University Psychology Generalization of Auditory Training with Speech and Non-Speech Stimuli
Berendzen Peter University of Minnesota Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary Patterns of Duplicate Genes in North American Suckers (Catostomidae)
Berrios Lisa Smith College Paleontology/Sedimentation Evaluating the Potential of Using Oxygen Isotope Composition of Calcareous Serpulid Worm Tubes as Paleoenvironmental Indicators
Billotte William University of Dayton Cell Biology/Biochemistry Fluid Shear Stress induced Differentiation in Human Osteoprogenitor Cells
Boege Karina 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
Bosler Tammy University of California, Irvine Physics/Astronomy Ca II: A Better Age Indicator
Bowker George Duke University Ecology The role of electrostatic forces in wind pollination
Boysun Melissa 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
Brammer Gabriel Williams College Physics/Astronomy Search for Fast Oscillations in the Solar Corona at the Total Eclipse in June, 2001
Brautigam Phillip University of Pittsburgh Ecology Physiological mechanism for intraspecific competition
Brostek Jennifer University of Oklahoma Psychology Competitive food storage in least chipmunks
Brown Joanna Swarthmore College Physics/Astronomy Chemistry in Late Type Stars
Brusati Elizabeth University of California, Davis Ecology Does introduced smooth cordgrass facilitate introduced invertebrates
Burns Catherine Yale University Ecology Investigating the impact of habitat loss on small mammals: Insights from a dynamic, life-history based approach
Burr Sande Cornell University Paleontology/Sedimentation Are there proxies for environmental stress in living and fosssil reef-building corals
Butzer Christina University of Arizona Tectonics/Geophysics Paleomagnetic Investigation of Cretaceous plutons from the Prince of Wales Island, Southeastern Alaska
Cable Erin University of Arkansas Physiology/Functional Morphology Identification of Competitive Characteristics in red rice
Campbell Polly 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
Carnegie Sarah University of Alberta Anthropology Endocrine and behavioral interrelationships: reproductive behavior in male and female white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus)
Carr Carla University of North Texas Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Montane mammals of the colorado plateau: factors affecting species richness
Carre–o Carrie Northern Arizona University Physiology/Functional Morphology Relating Form to Function: Using the Jaw Apparatus of Frogs as a Model System
Carter Ayesha Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Inhibition of XChk1 Results in a Maternally Regulated Program of Apoptosis
Carter Eric University of Wisconsin, Madison Ecology Social-Environmental Dynamics of Malaria Eradication in Northwest Argentina, 1900-present
Castellanos Mario University of Houston Cell Biology/Biochemistry Characterization of the Amino Acid Editing Mechanism within E coli LeuRS
Chaine Alexis University of California, Santa Cruz Behavioral Ecology Sexual Selection, Signaling, and Plumage Variation in Lark Buntings, Calamospiza melanocorys
Chatzimanolis Stylianos University of Kansas Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The evolution of coloration in Nordus (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)
Chi Kai-Jung Duke University Physiology/Functional Morphology Compressive and shear properties of isolated footpads of domestic cats and dogs
Chiu Katy University of California, San Diego Chemistry The Essential Interaction Between the Ribosome and P Site Bound tRNA During Translocation
Chmura Sara State University of New York, Buffalo Petrology/Geochemistry Comparative Detailed Mapping of Contrasting Types of Migmatite, Central Maine belt, Roxbury area, western Maine
Cho Helen University of Missouri, Columbia Anthropology Age-associated bone loss in an Imperial Roman population: An histological analysis of inter- and intra-skeletal variability
Ciampaglio Charles Duke University Paleontology/Sedimentation The Effect of Ecological Influences upon Morphological Innovation on Two Widely Separated Ordovician Faunal Communities
Cockburn Jaclyn Queen's University Hydrology/Geomorphology Quantifying hydrometeorological events recorded in varved sediments: image analysis and detailed sedimentology
Cohen Jonathan Duke University Behavioral Ecology The control of diel vertical migration in marine copepods by aminosugar kairomones derived from fish mucus
Colson Alicia McGill University Anthropology The Question of the Complex Image
Crotwell Patricia University of South Dakota Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Developmental Patterning Mechanisms Underlying Skeletal Segmentation in the Zebrafish, Danio rerio
Cruse Jennifer 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
Cusack Sorcha Boise State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry The Role of MeCP2 in Neuronal Differentiation of the Visual Pathway
De Choudens-Sanchez Vionette University of Iowa Petrology/Geochemistry Controls on Aragonite/Calcite Precipitation and the Magnesium Incorporation into the Calcite Structure
DeCaro Jason Emory University Anthropology Economic Anxiety, Childhood Reactivity, and Well-Being
DeCouto Samantha Miami University Physiology/Functional Morphology Regulation of p75/trkA receptor expression by sympathetic neurons: the role of pre-ganglionic input
Deler Bahar Northwestern University Engineering Development of a Comprehensive Input-Modeling Framework: Representing, Fitting, and Generating Multivariate Time Series with Arbitrary Marginal Distributions and Autocorrelation Structures
Dillon Michael University of Washington Physiology/Functional Morphology The Ecophysiology of Insect Flight at High Altitude
DiVittorio Christopher University of California, Berkeley Ecology Dispersal, disturbance colonization, and native species persistence in a spatially structured California grassland
Dodd Michael University of Toronto Psychology Allocating Visual Attention to Grouped Objects
Donnell David The University of Arizona Physiology/Functional Morphology Amino Acid Transport in the eggs of Encarsia pergandiella (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)
Donnelly Elise Wake Forest University Behavioral Ecology Endocrinological Basis for Siblicide in Nazca boobies
Donovan Shannon University of Rhode Island Cell Biology/Biochemistry The evolution of cellulose synthesis and vascular differentiation
Dorsey Caleb Miami University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Characterization of Siderophore Transport Proteins in the Human Pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii
Dowd Heidi 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
Dubois Natalie Michigan State University Behavioral Ecology Mate choice, mate attraction, and parental care in the house wren: male and female investment in reproductive effort
Dunham Ryan Idaho State University Ecology The role of mycorrhizae in the phosphorus nutrition of wetland plants Caex nebrascensis and Typha latifolia
Duran Kristy University of Colorado Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Population Structure of the Dwarf Misteltoe, Arceuthobium divaricatum, and its Host, Pinus edulis
El-Sourady Maie University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Cell Biology/Biochemistry Investigation of the Localization and Activation of Acyl-CoA Synthetase
Elder Brady Jennifer Rutgers University Tectonics/Geophysics Small-scale Structures as Signatures of the Tectonic History in the Fundy Rift Basin, Canada
Emry David University of Kansas Ecology Direct and Indirect Control of Uropyxis petalostemonis Infection on Dalea candida in a Native Tallgrass Prairie
Ferreyra Rafael University of Florida Engineering Using a spatial soil water movement model to improve the accuracy of crop simulation model predictions in precision agriculture
Fierst Janna California State University, Northridge Ecology Spatial Scale Patterning in Mastocarpus papillatus
Fisher Heidi University of California, San Diego Behavioral Ecology The role of chemical communication in the mate choice of the pygmy loris, Nycticebus pygmaeus
Fitzgerald Paul University of California, Davis Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Evolution of Clades within the Terebratulid Brachiopods
Fitzhenry Tara University of South Carolina Ecology Mussel gaping: Is it a function of temperature?
Fowler Shannon University of California, Santa Cruz Physiology/Functional Morphology Ontogeny of Diving Physiology and Behavior of Australian sea lions
Frey Carol University of Washington Anthropology Prehistoric Environmental Impacts: Herders of the Southern Cape, South Africa
Gagnon Celeste University of North Carolina Anthropology The Effects of Prehistoric State Formation on Daily Actitivies in the Moche Valley of Peru
Garcia Irene Swarthmore College Behavioral Ecology The Thermal Life of Fiddler Crabs
Garrison Geoffrey 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
Gassmann Aaron State Univeristy of New York, Stony Brook Ecology Effects of an Herbicide-resistance Mutation on Allocation to Growth and Chemical Defense
Gee Stephen Medical University of South Carolina Cell Biology/Biochemistry Transcriptional Regulation of PEDF under Hypoxic Conditions
Gerschutz Andrew 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
Goodwin Mark University of California, Davis Petrology/Geochemistry Effects of the Burial Environment on Oxygen Isotope Composition in Dinosaur Bone
Gore Jane Georgia State University Psychology Memory and Aging: Enhancing Effects of Physiological Arousal
Grant Jacqualine Cornell University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Examination of Evolutionary Trends in an Ambystomatid Salamander Using Mass Spectrometry
Grear Jason Yale University Ecology Explaining the causes of animal aggregation using movement analysis of a forest fungivore
Green Mark 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
Greenlee Kendra Arizona State University Physiology/Functional Morphology Effects of body size on insect respiration
Grobman Katherine The Pennsylvania State University Psychology The Origins of Domain General Problem Solving
Guthrie Carla University of Texas at Austin Ecology Dispersal in a Spatially-Structured Hispine Beetle (Cephaloleia puncticollis) Population: Implications for Community Assembly
Hahn Daniel University of Washington Ecology Community and ecosystem impacts of an invasive intertidal eelgrass, Zostera japonica
Hall Jennifer University of Colorado, Denver Cell Biology/Biochemistry Regulated proteolysis of the error-prone DNA polymerase UmuD'C
Hamilton Catrina Wesleyan University Physics/Astronomy A Search for Rotation Periods of Stars in NCG 2264
Hannibal Darcy University of Oregon Anthropology The relationship of food properties and incisor use to incisor morphology
Hanser Steven Idaho State University Ecology Are effects of habitat fragmentation on small mammals confounded by habitat degradation
Hardesty Britta University of Georgia Ecology A genetic approach to determining seed dispersal of a tropical tree, Simarouba amara
Harris-Britt April University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Psychology Students' Negative Experiences with Peers: An assessment of prevalence and coping responses in predicting school maladjustment
Heaton Jason Indiana University, Bloomington Anthropology Taxonomic analysis of non-hominid primate remains from the Sterkfontein hominid site, Member 2 (Gauteng Province, South Africa)
Helmus Matthew University of Central Arkansas Behavioral Ecology What Characteristic of Milkweed Latex Triggers Vein Severance by Monarch Caterpillars
Hequembourg Stephanie University of North Carolina, Wilmington Physiology/Functional Morphology Patterns of Calcite Nucleation in the Exocuticle of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus
Hill Ryan University of Texas at Austin Behavioral Ecology Adaptive Coloration and Light Habitat Use By Aposematic Butterflies
Hobbs Steven University of Colorado, Boulder Cell Biology/Biochemistry Beta-Amyloid Production in Kokanee Salmon: A model for Alzheimer's Disease
Hoekstra Jon University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Ecology Contrasting the functional roles and effects of native and invasive populations of a lotic crayfish
Hoffman Gregg University of North Carolina, Wilmington Physiology/Functional Morphology Differential Display of mRNA's expressed in the hypodermisof the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, during ecdysis
Hogan Cindy University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Behavioral Ecology Coordination of Parental Feeding Through Vocal Cues in the Carolina Wren
Hoke Gregory Cornell University Paleontology/Sedimentation The effect of topography on Paleogene to Quaternary sedimentation in the Mendoza Foreland Basin, Argentina
Hora John University of California, Los Angeles Petrology/Geochemistry Timing of magma recharge and assimilation, Ngauruhoe Volcano, New Zealand
Horn Kristin Indiana University School of Medicine Cell Biology/Biochemistry The role of reactive oxygen species in ethanol-induced cerebellar granule cell death
Houck Christopher Western Washington University Tectonics/Geophysics Structure and metamorphic evolution of the Chism Creek Schist, Central Coast Belt, South-central British
Houseman Gregory Michigan State University Ecology Regional vs. local control of species diversity: influence of site fertility
Housman David University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physiology/Functional Morphology Nutrient resorption efficiency and proficiency of desert shrubs grown under elevated CO2
Hristov Nickolay Wake Forest University Behavioral Ecology Acoustic Interaction Between Insectivorous Bats and Arctiid Moths
Hughes Laura Bowling Green State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Leishmania infantum and the Pharaoh Hound: A Possible Case of Coevolution
Hunt Kimberly University of California, San Diego Behavioral Ecology Effects of an urban habitat on song transmission
Huynh Tran University of Southern California Paleontology/Sedimentation Paleoecology of Mesozoic Marine Radiation in the Western United States
Hyatt Jon-Philippe University of California, Los Angeles Physiology/Functional Morphology Neural influence on MyoD and Myogenin mRNA and protein expression in skeletal muscle
Hyman Dena University of Miami Behavioral Ecology Cryptic female choice in the Florida Queen butterfly, Danaus gilippus berenice
Irvine Cameron Wright State University Chemistry The Influence Of Colloid-Bound And Dissolved Phases Of Metals And Organic Contaminants To The Toxicity Of Freshwater Invertebrates
Jaliffa Carolina School of Medicina Cell Biology/Biochemistry Analysis of the involvement of glycosaminoglycans in the physiopathogenesis of glaucoma
Ji Baoming Tulane University Ecology Analysis of PLFAs to Identify Atmospheric Methane Oxidizers in forest soil
Johnson James University of Kentucky Behavioral Ecology Pre-copulatory sexual cannibalism in fishing spiders: an evaluation of the adaptive foraging hypothesis
Johnson Brian Cornell University Behavioral Ecology The organization of work in honeybee colonies: how labor is reallocated when forage changes
Johnson Benjamin University of California, Los Angeles Physics/Astronomy H_alpha Absorption in the Low Mass X-ray Binary Sco X-1
Jones Emily University of Washington Anthropology Climate, Technology, and Resource Depression: Human-Environmental Impacts at the Pleistocene-Holocene Boundary
Kaczmarsky Longin 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
Kahlenberg Sonya Harvard University Anthropology The Socio-ecology of Male Aggression against Females in Wild Chimpanzees
Kennedy Coleman University of California, Berkeley Ecology Comparative ecology of Miconia calvescens in its native and introduced ranges
Kennedy Michael University of California, Davis Anthropology An Investigation of Hunter-Gatherer Resource Intensification Using the Stable Geochemistry of Archaeological Invertebrates
Key Heyward University of North Carolina, Wilmington Paleontology/Sedimentation Effect of Muricid Gastropod Predation on Escalation in Bivalves through the Neogene
Kieffaber Paul Indiana University, Bloomington Psychology Psychophysiological and Neuropsychological of Shifting Task-Set
Kihslinger Rebecca University of California, Davis Behavioral Ecology Magnetic Orientation in an Elasmobranch Fish
Klauk Erin 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
Klemens Jeffrey University of Pennsylvania Ecology Niche differentiation and morphological plasticity in tree seedlings of tropical dry forest
Kohn Nancy St. Louis University Behavioral Ecology Fine Scale Discrimination in Poecilia reticulata
Kosick Kimberly Clemson University Ecology The Effects of Metals on Sodium Balance in Daphnia magna
Kummel Miroslav University of Michigan Ecology Do plants selectively associate with species of ectomycorrhizal fungi that support highest plant growth and resource acquisition in each environment
Kweskin Matthew The University of Texas, Austin Behavioral Ecology Symbiont competition in an ant-fungus mutalism
Kwon Hyun University of Louisville Engineering Real-time Detection of Cardiac Troponin T using Fiber-Optic Immunosensor
LaFleur Nancy University of Connecticut Ecology Interactions of Invasive Species in an Avian Seed Dispersal System
Laughlin Karen Cornell University Ecology Virus Resistance in Wild Plant Populations: Transgenic Plants as a Tool for Understanding Plant-Virus Dynamics
Lawton-Rauh Amy North Carolina State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Molecular evolution and population genetics of a recent gene fusion in the Hawaiian silversword alliance
LeCompte Brian Auburn University Engineering Enhancement of Thermal Conductivity by Introduction of Nanoparticles
Lee Amorah Western Washington University Ecology Chemical Anti-herbivore Defenses of Ulvaria obscura
Leok Melvin California Institute of Technology Computer Science/Mathematics Multisymplectic Integrators for Fluid Dynamics
Lesh Mark Purdue University Paleontology/Sedimentation Neogene Basin Development Along the Reactivated Alaska Range Suture Zone
Levy Gayle 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
Lewis Patrick Duke University Anthropology Variability in the Molars of Fossil Primates from the Fayum Depression of Egypt
LI Jianli University of Louisville Physiology/Functional Morphology Synaptic organization of the medial division of the cat lateral posterior nucleus: insight into blindsight
Li Wei Tufts University Ecology Inbreeding Depression and Inbreeding Avoidance in the Marine Gastropod Crepidula convexa
Lim Junghwa Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry NO synthesis in Anopheles: Plasmodium contribution and defense
Liutkus Cynthia Rutgers University Paleontology/Sedimentation Stable isotope signatures of wetland carbonates from closed-basin systems; a new model for interpretation
Lopez Joseph Vanderbilt University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Modulation of Mycobacterial Trafficking by Surfactant Protein A
Lynch Katherine Columbia University Psychology Remembering and Knowing with High Confidence
MacDonald James University at Albany Tectonics/Geophysics The Baja B.C. Hypothesis and its Relationship to the Mount Stuart Batholith
Mahlen Nancy University of Wisconsin, Madison Petrology/Geochemistry Provenance of subducted ocean sediments in the UHP terrains of the Western Alps
Maliakal Satya 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
Martinez Gabriela University of New Hampshire Physiology/Functional Morphology Embryonic Development of Squid Mantle and Funnel MusclesDevelopmentand
Marussich Wendy Arizona State University Ecology Do plant compounds induce seed-carrying behaviors in ants
May Niquole University of Michigan Cell Biology/Biochemistry Effect of Fatty Acids on PPAR-gamma Mediated Apoptosis in Breast Cancer Cells
McCall Benjamin University of Chicago Physics/Astronomy Spectroscopic Observation of H3+ in Classical Diffuse Clouds
McCulloh Katherine University of Utah Physiology/Functional Morphology Do palms obey Murray's law
McIntyre Calista University at Buffalo Tectonics/Geophysics Improving Environmental Site Characterization by Rapid Azimuthal Resistivity Surveying for Fracture Detection and Orientation Analyses
McNett Gabe University of California, San Diego Behavioral Ecology Lighting conditions, habitat structure, and behavioral choices affecting crypsis and conspicuousness of color patterns in warblers
Medeck Ryan Boise State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Is suBMP necessary for sea urchin spicule formation
Metzger Keith State University of New York, Stony Brook Physiology/Functional Morphology The crocodilian mandible: osteological and sutural morphology, strain patterns, and evolutionary implications of form
Michelsen Karen Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Tectonics/Geophysics The Internal Structure and Emlacement of the Mount Barcroft Pluton, White Mountains, California
Miller Terry University of Idaho, Moscow Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Testing hypotheses of past vegetation dynamics through the analysis of DNA marker variation
Miller Thomas 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
Miller Eric California State University, Northridge Behavioral Ecology The Effect of Larval Density on the Protogynous Behavior of Spotted Sand Bass (Paralabrax maculatofasciatus)
Moore Michael University of Texas at Austin Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The Role of Edaphic Shifts in the Evolution of the American Desert Genus Tiquilia (Boraginaceae)
Moore Kelley 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
Moyle Robert Louisiana State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Phylogenetic Relationships of the Barbets (Aves: Ramphastidae): Implications for Pantropical Biogeography
Mutamba Sophia 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
Nagy Laura Dartmouth College Behavioral Ecology Determinants of annual breeding productivity of a Neotropical migrant bird
Ngo An Bryn Mawr College Physics/Astronomy Binary Crystallization in Two Dimensions
Nooker Jacqueline University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Behavioral Ecology An experimental study of female condition and offspring sex ratio in Tree Swallows
Ochs Sara University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Chemistry Synthesis and Study of Model Compounds to Understand RNA Structural Interactions
Oliver Jeffrey University of Colorado, Boulder Ecology Effects of Introduced Plants on Native Phytophagous Insect Species
Palomar Nadia University of the Philippines Ecology Factors influencing the density, distribution and size structure of symbiotic shrimp and goby populations in a reef flat system
Parham James University of California, Berkeley Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The Origin(s) of Advanced Tortoises
Payne Jonathan Harvard University Paleontology/Sedimentation Environmental Control Of Recovery After The Permo-Triassic Extinction
Pearson Kristen Northern Arizona University Ecology Determination of niche overlap for three species of Peromyscus using stable isotopes
Pechenkina Ekaterina University of Missouri, Columbia Anthropology Effect of Global Cooling on Subsistance Stratagies in the Neolithic
Perlroth Rebecca University of California, Los Angeles Petrology/Geochemistry Mechanisms of crystal transfer between melts: an experimental and field investigation
Perreault Heidi North Carolina State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Prozac On The Reef: The Neural Control Of Aggressive Behavior In A Coral Reef Fish
Persinski Rafal University of North Carolina, Charlotte Cell Biology/Biochemistry Antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi VlsE variable domain and spirochetal immune evasion
Pilz Kevin 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
Podlesak David University of Rhode Island Physiology/Functional Morphology Stable isotope study of the 15N enrichment in the tissues of a migrating songbird
Pollock Mark Universtiy of Tennessee Petrology/Geochemistry Morphological variation in molar-tooth carbonate: influence of substrate rheology and implications for genesis
Prasad Roli University of Illinois, Chicago Physiology/Functional Morphology Identification and Characterization of a Receptor for Bile Acids in the Colon
Price Jason 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
Proestou Dina University of Rhode Island Ecology Sex change in Crepidula fornicata: influence of environmental factors on reproductive success and the timing of sex change
Rauser Casandra University of California, Irvine Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Parallel Analyses of Gene Expression in Short and Long-lived Flies: a genomic approach to aging
Robinson, Jr. Douglas Binghamton University Behavioral Ecology Behavioral ecology of 'helpers' at cooperatively-breeding American Crow nests
Robison Hillary University of Nevada, Reno Ecology The Ecological Relationship Between A Rocky Mountain Threatened Species and A Great Plains Agricultural Pest
Rode Karyn University of Florida Anthropology Nutritional mechanisms of population regulation in frugivorous primates: the effects of logging on redtail monkeys in Kibale National Park, Uganda
Rodriguez Rafael University of Kansas Behavioral Ecology The evolution of female choice in lesser waxmoths
Roome Donata Tulane University Ecology Reproductive Success and Habitat Selection by Swainson's Warblers (Limnothlypis swainsonii) in Alternative Habitats
Root J. Colorado State Univeristy Ecology Gene flow of deer mice between human hantavirus pulmonary syndrome cases
Rupke Andrew University of Utah Tectonics/Geophysics Origins of inward-dipping wallrock around the Silver Zone Pass pluton
Ruttenberg Benjamin University of California, Santa Barbara Ecology Larval retention and population connectivity in the Galapagos Islands
Sagiv Noam University of California, Berkeley Psychology The neuropsychology of face recognition
Sahli Heather Michigan State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Phenotypic Selection on Anther Exsertion by Individual Pollinator Species
Schlossberg Scott University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Ecology Effects of cattle grazing and fire on birds of pinyon-juniper woodlands
Schneider Kimberly University of South Carolina Behavioral Ecology Differential movement of Mytilus as a mechanism of selection
Schram Kristin Hobart and William Smith Colleges Chemistry Determining Reactivity Ratios of Substituted Vinylpyridinium Monomers
Schreeg Laura 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
Schroeder Jeffrey Central Washington University Tectonics/Geophysics Quaternary Fault Slip History of the White Mountains Fault Zone, California
Sears Karen University of Chicago Systematics/Evolutionary Biology The Role of Constraints in the Evolution of Mammalian Limbs
Sessa Jocelyn University of Cincinnati Paleontology/Sedimentation The Dynamics of Rapid Faunal Turnover during the Middle Devonian of New York State
Shah Seema Oakland University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Hormonal Regulation of Synthesis of Tumor Suppressor Protein p53 in T47D Breast Cancer Cells
Shyong Eileen Mount Sinai School of Medicine Cell Biology/Biochemistry Effects of Topical Genistein on PUVA-induced Photodamage and Carcinogenesis
Siegel Jennifer Bowling Green State University Psychology Space-specific firing properties of single units activity in the reptilian hippocampus
Silvestri Nicole Florida Institute of Technology Physics/Astronomy Photometry of White Dwarfs and M Dwarfs in Binary Systems
Sisco Daniel Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Site-specific transgene insertion in plants using a mammalian virus
Smith Jennifer Marshall University Cell Biology/Biochemistry Differential Gene Expression in Group B Streptococcus Following Interleukin-6 Exposure
Smylie Matthew Fairfield University Physics/Astronomy Development of a Junction-Regulated Photoconductor
Snyder Darin 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
Sombra Moira 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
Spigel Kevin 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
Spinney Laura Princeton University Physiology/Functional Morphology Timing of Breeding in the Cocos Finch (Pinaroloxias inornata)
Stanley Jennifer University of Florida Psychology Effects of Differential Context on Lexical Ambiguity Resolution in Younger and Older Adults
Stark Michele The Pennsylvania State University Physics/Astronomy Preparations for NASA's Space Interferometry Mission
Storz Brian Florida State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Testing Adaptive Polyphenism in Spadefoot Toads Using Phylogenetics
Szczys Patricia University of Massachusetts, Boston Behavioral Ecology Investigation of the genetic mating system of the Roseate Tern using microsatellite markers
Taylor Michael Louisiana State University Systematics/Evolutionary Biology Does Mate Recognition Drive Divergence in Opsin Genes Related to Color Discrimination
Taylor David University of Rhode Island Ecology Effects of water temperature on sand shrimp predation on juvenile winter flounder in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
Thames April Cerritos College Psychology Stereotype Threat Among Community College Students
Thomas Shawn University of Memphis Behavioral Ecology What is the role of scent marking in female mammals
Throop Heather 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
Tibbets Teresa University of New Mexico Ecology Ecological stoichiometry and stable isotope analyses of the Middle Rio Grande riparian ecosystem
Torgrimson Britta 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
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