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March 2002 Institution

Grants from the March 15, 2002 Deadline
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College / University Subject Title Student Faculty Mentor
Appalachian State Behavioral Ecology Comparative population densities of the mantled howler monkey (Alouatta palliata) in the tropical dry forests of Ecuador and Costa Rica Daniel Kahl Katharine Jack
Arizona State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry The infection process of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Chytridiales) Cindy Cordery Robert Roberson
Arizona State University Ecology How Does the Neotyphodium Endophyte Influence Seed Predation by Seed Harvesting Ants Cinnamon Hayes Stanley Faeth
Arizona State University Ecology Are organisms more physiologically stressed near their range boundaries Cascade Sorte Gretchen Hofmann
Arkansas State University Behavioral Ecology Egg Discrimination in the Western Slimy Salamander, Plethodon albagula Robyn Konvalinka Stanley Trauth
Auburn University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Geographic variation of sound production in Cyprinella galactura, the whitetail shiner Catherine Nordfelt Carol Johnston
Australian National University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Paternal genetic contributions to dominance, attractiveness and viability in the Pacific blue eye fish Bob Wong Scott Keogh
Bates College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Characterization of 90kDa Ribosomal S6 Protein Kinase-1 (RSK-1) Activation, a Mediator of the ERK-MAP Kinase Cell Survival and Proliferative Signaling Prerana Shrestha John Blenis
Baylor College of Medicine Cell Biology / Biochemistry Positron-emission tomography of vector-mediated gene expression in gene therapy for pancreatic cancer Ron Karni Francis Brunicardi
Ben Gurion University Behavioral Ecology Do females mate with multiple males to avoid costs of inbreeding imposed by social living Alexei Maklakov Yael Lubin
Binghamton University, SUNY Anthropology Prehistoric Urbanism And The Emergence Of Class Stratification: An Archaeological Study Of Stone Technology At Conchopata, Ayacucho, Peru Catherine Bencic Charles Cobb
Boise State University Physiology / Functional Morphology Wing shape variation between western and eastern House Finches Carpodacus mexicanus Jeremy Egbert James Belthoff
Boise State University Ecology Differential migration and the linking of breeding and wintering grounds of Red-tailed Hawks Kara Donohue Alfred Dufty
Boston University Ecology Ecological selection and adaptive variation in an Old World fruit bat species complex Polly Campbell Thomas Kunz
Boston University Ecology Organic Nitrogen Cycling in a Southern New England Forest Sean Berthrong Adrien Finzi
Boston University Physiology / Functional Morphology A Comparative Analysis of the Locomotor Anatomy and Kinematics of Ateline Primates Denise Guillot Laura MacLatchy
California State University - Northridge Behavioral Ecology Parasite-mediated sexual selection and the effects of turbidity on Green Swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri Ronit Lavie Cheryl Hogue
Central Washington University Petrology / Geochemistry Magma mixing, recharge, and eruption histories recorded by the distribution and chemistry of plagioclase crystals from Lassen Peak Volcano, California Morgan Salisbury Wendy Bohrson
Clemson University Engineering Clinical Inputs for Total Knee Replacement Simulation Lisa Benson Martine LaBerge
College of William & Mary Ecology Avian Productivity on Created Tidal Wetlands in Southeast Virginia David DesRochers Daniel Cristol
Columbia University Ecology Disease Ecology of Domestic and Wild Carnivores in Bolivia Christine Fiorello Matthew Gompper
Cornell University Ecology Mercury retention, methylation, and potential long-term export from wetlands of the Adirondack Region, New York Jason Demers Joseph Yavitt
Cornell University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Optimization and discrimination of background selection and hitchhiking predictions on the human X-chromosome Floyd Reed Charles Aquadro
Dartmouth College Ecology Testing the 'taproot advantage' hypothesis of weed success Andrew Kulmatiski Ross Virginia
Davidson College Ecology Seasonal Body Temperature Variation in the Eastern Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) Kristine Grayson Michael Dorcas
Duke University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Picornaviral expression vectors with improved genetic stability as vaccine candidates Andrew Dufresne Matthias Gromeier
Duke University Ecology Spatial Patterning of Temperate Trees Miguel Schwartz John Terborgh
Duke University Behavioral Ecology The response of infant aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis) to novel foods Elissa Krakauer Carel van Schaik
Duke University Physiology / Functional Morphology Symphyseal fusion in artiodactyls: An in vivo study of the biomechanics of masticatory form in goats and llamas Susan Williams William Hylander
Duke University Behavioral Ecology Does vocal performance influence reproductive success in swamp sparrows (Melospiza georgiana) Barbara Ballentine Stephen Nowicki
Duke University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary Genetics of the Major Histocompatibility Complex in Savannah Baboons (Papio cynocephalus) Dagan Loisel Susan Alberts
Duke University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Staminode Evolution and Development: From Bananas to Gingers Tanya Rehse W. John Kress
East Carolina University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Reovirus-Induced Apoptosis in Human Colon and Pancreatic Cancer Cells Jill Maxwell Stephanie Oberhaus
Ecole Normale Superieure Antananarivo Behavioral Ecology Evaluation of long-term change in the Berenty, Madagascar ecosystem. Hajarimanitra Rambeloarivony Alison Jolly
Fairfield University Ecology The effect of Ilyanassa obsoleta on the vertical distribution of the green alga Enteromorpha Kathleen McAvoy Jennifer Klug
Fairfield University Ecology Morphological defenses against spongivory in temperate sponges Kimberly Young Malcolm Hill
Florida Institute of Technology Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Phylogenetic Distribution and Neuroanatomical Correlates of Infrared Imaging Capability in Snakes Adam Safer Michael Grace
Florida State University Behavioral Ecology Sexual Conflict and the Evolution of Polyandry in Fungus Gardening Ants Alexander Mikheyev Gregory Erickson
Florida State University Physiology / Functional Morphology The Effects of an Acute Bout of Exercise on the Lipoprotein Profiles of Black and White American Men Michael Kushnick Robert Moffatt
Fundacion Universidad de Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano Ecology Evaluation the possible ecological roles of secondary metabolites of excavating sponges complex Cliona aprica - C. langae - C. caribbaea Andia Chaves - Fonnegra Sven Zea
Georgia Southern University Ecology The Role of Evolutionary Processes in Biological Invasions Amy Blair Lorne Wolfe
Georgia Southern University Ecology Effect of ultraviolet light on newly settled coral recruits Carrie MacKichan Daniel Gleason
Harvard College Anthropology Surface Histology of the Chin and its Implications in Human Evolution and Phylogenetic Reconstruction Michele Falkner Daniel Lieberman
Hofstra University Ecology The copepod / Artemia tradeoff in the captive culture of Hippocampus erectus, a vulnerable species of seahorse in New York State Todd Gardner Eugene Kaplan
Idaho State University Ecology Water hydraulically lifted by Artemisia tridentata: performance of Agropyron cristatum and Stipa comata Karie Pappani Richard Inouye
Illinois State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Does exposure to environmental mutagenes and positive Darwinian selection increase nucleotide diversity of the antigen binding region of MHC Noriko Makita Sabine Loew
Illinois State University Ecology Testing Predictions of the Unique Resources Hypothesis Using Amazonian River Island Birds James Armacost, Jr. Angelo Capparella
Illinois State University Behavioral Ecology Evolution of female multiple mating in decorated crickets (Gryllodes sigillatus) Tracie Ivy Scott Sakaluk
Illinois State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The impact of fragmentation on the evolutionary potential of populations of a native prairie plant species, Chamaecrista fasciculata Constantinos Mannouris Diane Byers
Indiana State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Regulation of Autoimmune anti-DNA response by Idiotype-specific Cytotoxic T-cells in BALB / c mice So-Yon Lim Swapan Ghosh
Indiana University Petrology / Geochemistry Phosphorus geochemistry: A proxy for productivity Jennifer Latimer Gabriel Filippelli
Indiana University Ecology The effect of parasitism on mosquito sex ratio and survival Michelle Tseng Curtis Lively
Indiana University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary Breakdown of Self-Incompatibility in Leavenworthia alabamica Jeremiah Busch Lynda Delph
Indiana University - Bloomington Ecology Do Neotropical rodents influence forest regeneration by dispersing spores of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi Scott Mangan James Bever
Iowa State University Physiology / Functional Morphology Embryonic Development, Temperature and Parental Behavior During Avian Incubation Christopher Olson Carol Vleck
Iowa State University Physiology / Functional Morphology How do long-lived birds delay senescence - development of appropriate models and techniques Mark Haussmann Carol Vleck
James Madison University Behavioral Ecology How female barking treefrogs (Hyla gratiosa) use multiple call characteristics to select a mate Emily Burke Christopher Murphy
Johns Hopkins University Paleontology / Sedimentation Skeletal Mineralogy of Dominant Reef Building Fossils of the Paleozoic Justin Ries Steven Stanley
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Physiology / Functional Morphology The effect of exercise on the morphology of muscle attachment sites Ann Zumwalt Christopher Ruff
Kansas State University Ecology Seed use and availability in the prairies of central North America Aaron Reed Glennis Kaufman
Kansas State University Ecology Consequences of breeding habitat selection for population dynamics in a tallgrass prairie amphibian Nicole Gerlanc Walter Dodds
Kent State University Anthropology Differential Locomotor Habits in Vietnamese Primates Craig Byron Mark Hamrick
Kent State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Identification of Autoantigens in Autoimmune Rippling Muscles Associated with Myasthenia Gravis Thomas Watkins Gary Walker
Laurentian University Ecology The effects of an invasive invertebrate predator, Bythotrephes longimanus, on zooplankton communities in lakes recovering from acidification Angela Strecker Shelley Arnott
Lehigh University Tectonics / Geophysics High-resolution deformation rates determined from astronomically correlated Cretaceous cyclic carbonates, northeastern Mexico Diana Latta David Anastasio
Loma Linda University Behavioral Ecology Sleep Duration in Lizards as a Function of Food Availability and Dietary Preference Timothy Revell William Hayes
Loma Linda University Behavioral Ecology Love 'em or Leave 'em? Mate-guarding Decisions by Male Rock Iguanas Naomi Balduff William Hayes
Louisiana State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Genetic Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation on the Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in the Longleaf Pine Ecosystem Thomas Devitt Jimmy McGuire
Louisiana State University Ecology Community recovery following multiple disturbances of fire and flooding Carrie Yoder Irving Mendelssohn
Louisiana State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology A test of the balanced inversion model of speciation Loren Henagan Mohamed Noor
Louisiana State University Ecology Pollen Dispersal and Deposition on Tropical Andean Ice Caps: Quelccaya (Peru) and Parinacota (Bolivia) Carl Reese Kam-biu Liu
Louisiana State University Physiology / Functional Morphology Expression of TRP Channel Subunits in the Developing and Adult Chicken Retina Scott Crousillac Evanna Gleason
Louisiana State University Psychology Perceptual Implicit Memory for Conceptually Activated Theme Words Jeffrey Starns Jason Hicks
Miami University Petrology / Geochemistry The Evolution of a Chemically Zoned Magma Chamber: the 1707 Eruption of Fuji Volcano, Japan Shizuko Watanabe Elisabeth Widom
Miami University Tectonics / Geophysics Stratigraphy and structure of the Oiyug Basin, south-central Tibet Andrew Cyr Brian Currie
Miami University Behavioral Ecology Relationship of reproductive timing and climate change to the displacement of Peromyscus maniculatus gracilis by Peromyscus leucopus noveboracensis Lindsey Rowland Susan Hoffman
Miami University Psychology Ethanol and the Amygdala: A Serotonergic Phenomenon Jennifer Naylor Peter Simson
Miami University Physiology / Functional Morphology Endogenous Auxin Distribution in Liverwort Shoot Apical Meristems Neela Kumar Roger Meicenheimer
Miami University Ecology Effects of forest fragmentation on the density and dispersal of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) using genetic techniques: a test of the ˘barrier to dispersal÷ hypothesis Christine Schandorsky Douglas Meikle
Miami University Behavioral Ecology The role of hunger and its effect on the foraging behavior of the wolf spider Pardosa milvina. Marlena Koper Ann Rypstra
Miami University Physiology / Functional Morphology Inhibitory Effects of Aloe barbadensis against Candida albicans Sumithra Jayaram Marcia Lee
Miami University Physiology / Functional Morphology The role of electrical activity during development of adult neuromuscular junctions in Drosophila Sarita Hebbar Joyce Fernandes
Michigan State University Ecology Species turnover across gradients in nutrients and predators: experimental studies of benthic algal communities Tara Darcy Gary Mittelbach
Michigan State University Ecology Understanding zebra mussel impacts on toxic cyanobacterial blooms and vertical distributions of phytoplankton Lesley Knoll Orlando Sarnelle
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Cell Biology / Biochemistry Shikonin modulates cell proliferation by inhibiting epidermal growth factor receptor signaling in human cutaneous neoplasms Fiza Singh Huachen Wei
National Research Council (CONICET)-Argentina Cell Biology / Biochemistry Modulation of NOS expression by atypical PKC and its effect on T lymphoma proliferation. Maria Barreiro Arcos Graciela Cremaschi
National Research Council (CONICET)-Argentina Physiology / Functional Morphology Alterations of matrix metalloproteinases during early placentation and fetal development in the diabetic pathology Maria Pustovrh Alicia Jawerbaum
National Research Council (CONICET)-Argentina Physiology / Functional Morphology Regulation of EGF receptor by progestrone during pregnancy in rat Maria Ribeiro Ana Franchi
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Petrology / Geochemistry Possibility of a Mantle Superplume Event Near the Archean / Proterozoic Boundary: The Record in Platform Sediments in Southern Africa Christina Calvin Kent Condie
New Mexico State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Con-population Sperm Precedence Leanna Birge Daniel Howard
New York University Anthropology Parental Care in the Primate Genus Hylobates: Energetic Costs of Infant Care and Male Reproductive Strategies Susan Lappan Clifford Jolly
New York University Anthropology Electron Microprobe Analysis and the Value of Precision in Characterizing the Composition of Archaeological Metal Laura Tedesco Rita Wright
New York University Anthropology A Y-chromosome study of a modern Mexican population Wesley Sutton Todd Disotell
North Carolina State University Ecology Effects of landscape corridors on plant community composition and diversity Ellen Damschen Nick Haddad
Northern Arizona University Physiology / Functional Morphology Neuromuscular organization of the Microhylid frog tongue Jenna Monroy Kiisa Nishikawa
Northern Kentucky University Ecology Investigating the Link Between a Dinoflagellate and Marine Head and Lateral Line Erosion on Brown sailfin tangs, Zebrasoma scopas Michelle Fry Denice Roberstson
Ohio State University Anthropology Perikymata Counts for South African Homo Charles Fooce Jeffrey McKee
Ohio University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Reproductive System and Population Genetics of a Mexican Viola species. Viola grahamii (Violaceae) Aurea Cortes-Palomec Harvey Ballard
Ohio University Physiology / Functional Morphology Ontogeny of arboreal locomotor biodynamics in Didelphis virginiana Andrew Lammers Audrone Biknevicius
Ohio University Paleontology / Sedimentation Characterizing an early terrestrial biota from the Early Silurian (Llandoverian) Massanutten Sandstone of Virginia Alexandru Tomescu Gar Rothwell
Ohio Wesleyan University Behavioral Ecology Study of the Microbial Community in the Plumage of Neotropical Migrants Kate Williamson Edward Burtt
Oklahoma State University Physiology / Functional Morphology Testing the Adaptive Value of Temperature Sex Determination in Reptiles Day Ligon Charles Peterson
Old Dominion University Physiology / Functional Morphology An examination of skin mechanics in Thamnophis sirtalis (Serpentes): analysis of properties associated with feeding on large-bodied prey Gabriel Rivera Alan Savitzky
Oregon State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Characterization of adult dorsal abdominal muscle orientation in Drosophila melanogaster Kristin Latham Barbara Taylor
Pennsylvania State University Psychology Red Light Suppression of Nocturnal Salivary Melatonin Depends on Time of Day: Evidence for a Trichromatic Circadian Visual System and Evolutionary Implications Robert Matchock Frederick Brown
Portland State University Physics / Astronomy Charge diffusion in charge-coupled devices Ralf Widenhorn Erik Bodegom
Princeton University Behavioral Ecology The effect of experience on decision-making of female green swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri Christiane Meyer Daniel Rubenstein
Purdue University Ecology Resource allocation in caddisflies Jason Jannot Richard Howard
Purdue University Ecology Effects of field quality on dispersal rates of Bobolinks: A metapopulation approach Daniel Scheiman John Dunning
Purdue University Ecology Costs of aestivation and resistance in a trematode-snail system Gregory Sandland Dennis Minchella
Rutgers University Anthropology Pleistocene mammalian migrations in the east Turkana basin, Kenya: testing the utility of stable strontium isotopes Rhonda Quinn Susan Anton
San Francisco State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology A Comparison of Gene Flow in Two Fish Species Near the Extremes of Their Geographic Range Mattias Johansson Ralph Larson
Simmons College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Are Glial Cells Required to Mediate Beta Amyloid Effects on Neuronal Transmitter Release Rebecca Antworth D. Bruce Gray
Simon Fraser University Ecology Cost of egg production and energy managment strategies in birds Francois Vezina Tony Williams
Southwest Texas State University Ecology Variation in host plant quality and demic adaptation as determinants of the abundance and distribution of a gall-forming herbivore Scott Egan James Ott
Suffolk University Ecology Re-evaluation of Maine's critical Invertebrate Areas in Cobscook Bay Complex Andrey Avanesov Thomas Trott
Syracuse University Petrology / Geochemistry Isotopic characterization of syntectonic and post-tectonic granites of the Anti-Atlas orogen: constraints on the extent of the West African Craton Laurel Qualls Scott Samson
Temple University School of Medicine Physiology / Functional Morphology Cytoprotective Effects Of rhCC-10: A Neonatal Lung Protective Strategy Beth Nordby Marla Wolfson
Texas A & M University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Quantitative trait loci analysis of flooding tolerance in Echinochloa crus-galli Beauv Takeshi Fukao Mary Rumpho
Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi Cell Biology / Biochemistry Neisseria meningitidis causes apoptosis and necrosis of human macrophages Erin Campbell Lillian Waldbeser
Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi Paleontology / Sedimentation Investigation of Transport of Radionuclides From Abandoned Uranium Mines to Watershed Crystal Smith Philippe Tissot
Texas Tech University Ecology Small mammal ecology in an extreme environment: the effects of seasonal flooding on Neotropical mammalian movement patterns Christine Hice David Schmidly
Tulane University Anthropology Changing Subsistence Activities among the JupaĚ of Southwestern Amazonia James Welch William BalTe
Unity College Ecology Geographic Variation in the Intertidal Snail, Littorina littorea Shawn Devlin Emma Creaser
Universidad de Buenos Aires Cell Biology / Biochemistry Modulatory effect of 15deoxy-delta 12,14prostaglandin J2 (15dPGJ2) on the embryonic lipid metabolism during the early organogenesis Debora Sinner Elida Gonzalez
Universidad Mayor de San Andros Ecology Anthropogenic Landscapes as Ecological Interaction Scenarios: Birds as Mistletoe Seed Dispersal Agents, at the Tunquini Biological Station (Parque Nacional Cotapata, La Paz, Bolivia) Flavia Montano JosT L=pez
University of Akron Ecology The Effects of Local Abundance of Lupinus Perennis (Fabaceae) on Pollinator Visitation and Plant Reproductive Success Shane Miller Randall Mitchell
University of Alabama - Birmingham Physiology / Functional Morphology The Expression of SF-1 and Aromatase in the Developing Gonads of a Reptile with Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination Chris Murdock Thane Wibbels
University of Arizona Anthropology Quantity and Type of Fatty Acids and Immune Components in the Milk of the Rhesus Monkey Lauren Milligan William Stini
University of Arizona Cell Biology / Biochemistry The effects of transforming growth factor-beta on the migratory and stimulatory ability of dendritic cells James Kobie Emmanuel Akporiaye
University of Buenos Aires Physiology / Functional Morphology Adaptation of islets of Langerhans to pregnancy and postpartum: modulatory pathways leading to beta-cell proliferation and beta-cell death Evangelina Capobianco Alicia Jawerbaum
University of Buenos Aires Physiology / Functional Morphology Leptin on lipid metabolic alterations during diabetic pregnancy Veronica White Elida Gonzalez
University of Buenos Aires Cell Biology / Biochemistry Participation of NF-kB in the local immune response induced by attenuated mutants of Salmonella enteritidis Monica Giacomodonato Daniel Sordelli
University of Buenos Aires Cell Biology / Biochemistry Retinal oxidative stress induced by ocular hypertension Carolina Jaliffa Ruth Rosenstein
University of Buenos Aires Physiology / Functional Morphology Effects and mechanisms of periconcepcional alcohol ingestion on early embryo development in mouse. Role of prostaglandine and vasoactive factors Longobucco Valeria Cebral Elisa
University of Calgary Anthropology An isotopic investigation of Inca diet and subsistence models using multiple tissues from mummified human remains Jocelyn Williams M. Katzenberg
University of California - Berkeley Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Genetic Structure Of Stenotopic Patellogastropoda Species In Patchy Habitats: A Measure Of Susceptibility To Extinction Emina Begovic David Lindberg
University of California - Berkeley Paleontology / Sedimentation Mammalian evolution in the Miocene of Nevada; A test of the Turnover Pulse Hypothesis Edward Davis Anthony Barnosky
University of California - Berkeley Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Local adaptation, environmental gradients and the genetics of color variation in White Sands lizards Erica Rosenblum David Wake
University of California - Berkeley Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Utilizing an Historically Documented Founder Population of the House Sparrow to Predict and Test Microsatellite Mutation Rates William Monahan Walter Koenig
University of California - Berkeley Physiology / Functional Morphology Metabolic and mechanical scaling in scleractinian corals Bryce Wolcott Mimi Koehl
University of California - Berkeley Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Testing modes of diversification: Rhyncogonus weevils from the South Pacific Elin Claridge George Roderick
University of California - Davis Paleontology / Sedimentation Climatic disturbance and global warming related to Mid-Cretaceous OAEs Sarah Santee Isabel Montanez
University of California - Irvine Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Genetic and ecophysiological variation among natural hybrids in an Ipomopsis (Polemoniaceae) hybrid zone Carrie Wu Diane Campbell
University of California - Irvine Physiology / Functional Morphology Strike Kinematics of Scorpions Arie van der Meijden Adam Summers
University of California - Los Angeles Paleontology / Sedimentation Laser Raman Spectroscopic Analysis of Biochemical Changes Caused by Fossilization Andrew Czaja J(ames) Schopf
University of California - Los Angeles Psychology Neurogenesis and Hippocampus-Dependent Fear Conditioning Jennifer Quinn Michael Fanselow
University of California - Los Angeles Paleontology / Sedimentation Tertiary Paleogeography and Depositional Environment of Punchbowl Formation, DevilĂs Punchbowl, California: Implications for Palinspastic Reconstruction Brian Viggiano Raymond Ingersoll
University of California - Los Angeles Behavioral Ecology Evolution Of Social Behavior and Reproductive Skew in the Galapagos Mockingbirds Ilonka von Lippke Gregory Grether
University of California - Riverside Paleontology / Sedimentation Event bed deposition in the Cincinnatian Series: Implications for assessing micro-evolutionary changes within Flexicalymene Brenda Hunda Nigel Hughes
University of California - Riverside Paleontology / Sedimentation : Dissecting the paleoecological signature of a major radiation in the Great Basin, western U.S.: diversity and abundance patterns across an Ordovician shelf Seth Finnegan Mary Droser
University of California - Riverside Cell Biology / Biochemistry Increasing the efficacy of baculovirus biopesticides using a polydnavirus gene Kevin Amaya Nancy Beckage
University of California - Santa Barbara Cell Biology / Biochemistry Characterization of the Interaction Between Osteopontin and Integrin Heterodimers: Implications for Axonal Pathfinding in the Embryonic Mouse Retina Stuart Webb Dennis Clegg
University of California - Santa Barbara Tectonics / Geophysics Exhumation of Ultrahigh-Pressure Rocks - The Significance of Western Norway David Young Bradley Hacker
University of California - Santa Cruz Ecology Evaluating the role of predators and habitat in generating density-dependent mortality of juvenile rockfish Darren Johnson Mark Carr
University of Cambridge Anthropology MHC Diversity and Reproduction in Wild Chimpanzees Catherine O'Hara Leslie Knapp
University of Chicago Chemistry A Study of Cationic Nickel-Oxygen Compounds Andrew Tennyson Gregory Hillhouse
University of Chicago Ecology Spatial effects on colonozation / extinction dynamics and community structure: An experimental approach using artificial tidepools Douglas Nutter J Wootton
University of Cincinnati Paleontology / Sedimentation A taphofacies model for Middle Cambrian trilobite assemblages from the Great Basin (Utah and Nevada) and southeastern Idaho Michael DeSantis Carlton Brett
University of Cincinnati Physiology / Functional Morphology Presynaptic dopamine inhibition modulates the spontaneous activity of olfactory bulb mitral / tufted cells Thomas Mast Edwin Griff
University of Cincinnati Ecology Experimental Determination of the Mechanism of Competition Craig Wilmhoff Ken Petren
University of Cincinnati Hydrology / Geomorphology Evolving Landscapes: Earthworks as a Model for the Morphologic Evolution of Natural Hillslopes Reuben Bullard Jr. David Nash
University of Cincinnati Paleontology / Sedimentation Taphonomic Evaluation of Models for Storm-Dominated Sedimentation on a Siliciclastic-Carbonate Ramp: The Kope Formation (Cincinnatian Series), Ohio-Indiana-Kentucky Brian Kirchner Carlton Brett
University of Colorado Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The pi▒on pine dwarf mistletoe: effects of history and hosts Kristy Duran Jeff Mitton
University of Colorado Ecology Soil nutrient heterogeneity in a Wind-Disturbed and Salvage-Logged Subalpine Forest Cristina Rumbaitis-del Rio Carol Wessman
University of Colorado - Boulder Behavioral Ecology Behavioral Correlates of Dietary Specialization in Colubrid Snakes Matthew Bealor Alan de Queiroz
University of Colorado - Boulder Ecology Effects Of Birds On An Ant-Aphid Mutualism Kailen Mooney Yan Linhart
University of Colorado - Boulder Paleontology / Sedimentation Testing physical robustness of chitin to predict preservation potential of insects Amanda Cook Dena Smith
University of Connecticut Ecology Effects of movement, habitat preferences, and field endocrinology on fitness in the northern copperhead snake, Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen Charles Smith Kurt Schwenk
University of Connecticut Physiology / Functional Morphology Intestinal Regulation of Renal Sulfate excretion Ryan Pelis J. Renfro
University of East Anglia Ecology An Assessment of the efficiency of the 'Umbrella species' concept within an East African National Park Emily Fitzherbert Tim Caro
University of Florida Physiology / Functional Morphology Optimizing Nutritional Efficiency: Morphological Plasticity of the Echinopluteus Digestive System Adam Reitzel David Julian
University of Florida Anthropology A three-dimensional morphometric approach to the analysis of phylogenetic relationships in the genus Saguinus Kathryn Jemmott Anthony Falsetti
University of Florida Ecology Effects of stage-structured interactions and variation in habitat quality on reef fish dynamics Jacqueline Wilson Craig Osenberg
University of Florida Physiology / Functional Morphology Respiratory allocation and the standard rate of metabolism across ontogeny in the African lungfish Protopterus aethiopicus Ashley Seifert Lauren Chapman
University of Florida Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Life History Consequences of Selection for Egg Size in Hydroides elegans (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) Cecelia Miles Marta Wayne
University of Florida Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Windows of Opportunity: The evolution of photosymbiosis in bivalve molluscs Lisa Kirkendale Gustav Paulay
University of Florida Ecology Occurrence and Consequences of Phenotypic Plasticity in Anuran Larvae Michael McCoy Craig Osenberg
University of Georgia Ecology Consequences of Rarity on the Reproductive Success of Tropical Trees Rachel Spigler Stephen Hubbell
University of Georgia Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Evolution of Herbicide Tolerance in Morning Glory Regina Baucom Rodney Mauricio
University of Georgia Ecology The impact of an invasive exotic ecosystem engineer on sub-Antarctic lotic ecosystems: the case of the beaver (Castor canadensis) in the Cape Horn Archipelago, Chile Christopher Anderson Amy Rosemond
University of Georgia Chemistry Rapid Prediction of Fat Content of Cereal Foods Using NIR Spectroscopy Laura Vines Sandra Kays
University of Georgia Ecology Ecological Impacts of Physiological Traits of Lianas Jeffrey Lake Stephen Hubbell
University of Georgia Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Effect of Genetic Background on Stress Resistance in Transgenic Fruit Flies Amber Wright Daniel Promislow
University of Georgia Anthropology Household Intensification and Agrarian States: Excavation of a House and Terraced Field in a Mixtec Cacicazgo Veronica Perez Rodriguez Stephen Kowalewski
University if Glasgow Psychology The involvement of parietal areas in human imitation of arm movements Vaia Lestou Frank Pollick
University of Guelph Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Origin and Phylogeny of the Predatory Cladocera: Understanding Speciation in Ancient Lakes Elena Cristescu Paul Hebert
University of Guelph Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Phylogenetics and phylogeography of arctic Peracarida - biodiversity and the origins of the Arctic Ocean Kareen Schnabel Paul Hebert
University of Hawaii Ecology Nearshore nursery use in the scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini Kanesa Duncan Kim Holland
University of Hawaii Ecology Possible effects of UV radiation on the zoogeography of tidepool fishes Jill Zamzow George Losey
University of Hawaii - Manoa Ecology Genetic population structure in relation to dispersal potential in Hawaiian vermetids Anuschka Faucci Michael Hadfield
University of Hawaii - Manoa Behavioral Ecology Site attachment and genetic population structure of the whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus Nicholas Whitney Timothy Tricas
University of Hawaii - Manoa Petrology / Geochemistry Calcification by coccolithophorids as an effect of pCO2 and nutrient concentrations, investigating the effect since the last glacial maximum until present and extending into the future Andreas Andersson Fred Mackenzie
University of Hawaii - Manoa Cell Biology / Biochemistry Investigating the role of invertebrate chemokines in symbiont-induced light organ morphogenesis in the bobtail squid, Euprymna scolopes Tanya Koropatnick Margaret McFall-Ngai
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Ecology Habitat- and host- dependent compensatory response to herbivory in the facultative hemiparasite Castilleja linariifolia Mia Levine Ken Paige
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physiology / Functional Morphology Facilitating metabolic recovery of exhaustively exercised largemouth bass Steven Cooke David Philipp
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Behavioral Ecology The function of haypiles in the singing vole (Microtus miurus) Jennifer Smith George Batzli
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Systematics / Evolutionary Biology A Test of the Mutation Accumulation Theory of Aging Rose Reynolds Kimberly Hughes
University of Iowa Hydrology / Geomorphology Atmospheric Dust Loading, Loess Accumulation Rates, and Chronologic Constraints: An Investigation of Last Glacial Loess in East-Central Iowa Stephanie Tassier-Surine Luis Gonzalez
University of Iowa Petrology / Geochemistry A 10,000 Year to Present Record of Caribbean Precipitation and Vegetation Roger Gomez Luis Gonzalez
University of Kansas Ecology Relationships Between Biodiversity And Invasion Success In Zooplankton Communities Andrew Dzialowski Smith Val
University of Kansas Ecology Testing Alternative Approaches to Tallgrass Prairie Restoration Todd Aschenbach Val Smith
University of Kansas Psychology An Investigation of Factors that Contribute to Subjective Well-Being in Mexican-American Adolescents Lisa Edwards Shane Lopez
University of Louisiana - Lafayette Ecology A Trophic Cascade in a Wetland Community Neoma Geddes Susan Mopper
University of Louisiana - Lafayette Behavioral Ecology Ontogeny of satellite behavior in the green treefrog Hyla cinerea Kathleen Roberts Robert Jaeger
University of Louisiana - Lafayette Ecology The effects of salinity stress on Iris hexagona and its leafminer, Cerodontha iridiphora Lisa Schile Susan Mopper
University of Louisiana - Monroe Cell Biology / Biochemistry Assessment of gene expression using a custom designed gene array in newly divided hepatocytes following acetaminophen-induced liver injury Pallavi Limaye Harihara Mehendale
University of Louisville Physiology / Functional Morphology Thalamic Diversity: A comparison of the membrane properties of relay cells within the lateral geniculate nucleus and the lateral posterior nucleus Jianli Li Martha Bickford
University of Maryland Ecology The role of predator diversity in mediating the occurrence of trophic cascades Deborah Finke Robert Denno
University of Maryland - Baltimore County Behavioral Ecology Stomatopod color vision and signaling in variable light environments Alex Cheroske Thomas Cronin
University of Maryland - College Park Hydrology / Geomorphology The Effect of Extrafloral Nectaries on Herbivory and Biological Control in Peach, Prunus perssica (L.) Batsch Clarissa Mathews Dale Bottrell
University of Maryland - College Park Behavioral Ecology Effects of Resource Abundance and Logging on the Mating System of Bornean Treeshrews Jason South Gerald Wilkinson
University of Massachusetts Cell Biology / Biochemistry Changes in gene expression in the brains of male prairie voles following exposure to pups Benjamin Rood Geert De Vries
University of Massachusetts Behavioral Ecology The origin and maintenance of song variation in Darwin's finches Sarah Huber Jeff Podos
University of Massachusetts Engineering Phytoremediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soil Using Turfgrass Denise Siraco Baoshan Xing
University of Memphis Behavioral Ecology Does the quantity of dietary protein in the male affect female sexual receptivity Andrew Pierce Michael Ferkin
University of Memphis Ecology Roamers or residents? A molecular assessment of mating tactics in male solitary mammalian carnivores John Hisey Michael Kennedy
University of Miami Ecology Plant-Animal Interactions and Plant Reproductive Success in Deforested and Continuous Forest Habitats of Amazonian Brazil Christina Christina Theodore Fleming
University of Miami Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Geographic Variation of Dioecy in a Polyploid Cactus: Comparitive effects of bees and hummingbirds on selfing rate and implications for the evolution of dioecy Summer Scobell Stewart Schultz
University of Miami Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Mitotic mutations and reproductive fitness in Delonix regia Douglas Scofield Stewart Schultz
University of Miami - Coral Gables Ecology Assessment of coastal plant community characteristics and reproductive and population dynamics of dominant species in distinct coastal segments of Eleuthera Island, Bahamas Corene Luton Kathleen Sullivan-Sealey
University of Michigan Psychology Role of the Dorsal Hippocampus in Renewal of Conditional Fear After ExtinctionBouton Kevin Corcoran Stephen Maren
University of Michigan Petrology / Geochemistry Thermobarometry and Lutetium ű Hafnium Ages of Franciscan Eclogites and Amphibolites Frederick Page Samuel Mukasa
University of Michigan Behavioral Ecology The Role of Past Experience in Behavioral Plasticity Matthew Wund Philip Myers
University of Michigan Systematics / Evolutionary Biology An analysis of the genetic basis of reproductive isolation in a house mouse hybrid zone Katherine Teeter Priscilla Tucker
University of Minnesota Ecology Effects of a Catastrophic Ecosystem Disturbance on the Biodiversity of Phloem- and Xylem-Dependent Forest Coleoptera Kamal Gandhi Steven Seybold
University of Missouri - Columbia Anthropology Postcranial proportional variation in Australopithecus Deborah Cunningham Carol Ward
University of Missouri - St. Louis Ecology Ontogenetic variation in plant resistance: consequences for herbivores and plants Karina Boege Robert Marquis
University of Missouri St.Louis Ecology Population genetic structure of three endemic insectivorous bird species (Furnariidae) in a fragmented south-temperate rainforest of Chile Cintia Cornelius Bette Loiselle
University of Montana Ecology Habitat-specific growth rates: environmental constraint or local adaptation John Lloyd Thomas Martin
University of Nebraska Ecology Molecular assessment of the host association of a biological control agent Rhinocyllus Ann Paradis Svata Louda
University of Nebraska - Lincoln Ecology Influence of native herbivores on the spread of a non-native thistle Lauren Young Svata Louda
University of Nebraska - Lincoln Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Genetic Chimerism in Marmosets Corinna Ross Guillermo Orti
University of Nebraska - Omaha Paleontology / Sedimentation Paleoclimate Analyses Of A Late Cretaceous Flora From New Mexico Using Leaf Architecture Frederick Vogt Lisa Boucher
University of New Hampshire Psychology Gender Differences in the Expression of Emotional Intelligence in the Life Space Marc Brackett Rebecca Warner
University of New Hampshire Ecology Susceptibility of Pocillopora damicornis Larvae to Ultraviolet Radiation: The Role of Mycosporine-like Amino Acids (MAAs) Jill Torregiani Michael Lesser
University of New Mexico Hydrology / Geomorphology Holocene Variations in Fire Frequency and Sedimentation Rates in the Idaho Batholith: Implications for the Role of Climate Change in Controlling Fire Regimes Jennifer Pierce Grant Meyer
University of North Carolina - Charlotte Cell Biology / Biochemistry Viable But Not Culturable E. coli in Urinary Tract Infections Ashley Hagler Todd Steck
University of North Carolina - Charlotte Cell Biology / Biochemistry Determination of Applicability of PCR for Detection of Genetically Modified Organisms Isolated from Environmental Soil and Water Samples Marc Anderson Todd Steck
University of North Carolina - Wilmington Physiology / Functional Morphology Mineralization pattern, ultrastructure and histochemical analysis of the ecdysial suture of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Carolina Priester Richard Dillaman
University of North Dakota Ecology Factors that influence oviposition in the Goldenrod gall fly, Eurosta solidaginis (Diptera: Tephritidae) Allison Poff Rick Sweitzer
University of Northern British Columbia Ecology Effects of DOC and nutrients on the microbial planktonic community structure Erin Radomske Jeff Curtis
University of Oklahoma Ecology Annual variation in genetic structure of the only known population of dark gopher frogs, Rana sevosa Goin and Netting Stephen Richter Richard Broughton
University of Pittsburgh Ecology The Impacts of Calcium on Predator-Induced Phenotypic Plasticity Jason Hoverman Rick Relyea
University of Pittsburgh Ecology Application of resource competition theory to ecosystem succession: towards a predictive, mechanistic, and trait-based explanation of broad scale patterns Anthony Baumert Walter Carson
University of Rhode Island Ecology Developing a model to test host-parasite interactions Rachel Petrik-Finley Graham Forrester
University of Rhode Island Cell Biology / Biochemistry Microarray-Based Technology to Study Pathogen-Induced Gene Expression in Turfgrass Chhandak Basu Joel Chandlee
University of San Diego Behavioral Ecology Nest Relocation in the Costa Rican rainforest ant Aphaenogaster araneoides Ryan Carr Terrence McGlynn
University of South Carolina Anthropology The Search for Yamasee Components in South Carolina: An Examination of Identity Among Multiethnic Refugee Native Americans Alexander Sweeney Gail Wagner
University of South Florida Ecology Use of Pulse Amplitude Modulated Fluorometry to investigate hydrodynamic influences of photosynthesis of the tropical alga Caulerpa Mark Driscoll Florence Thomas
University of South Florida Petrology / Geochemistry Li isotopes of the New Georgia Group Volcanics from the Woodlark Basin, Solomon Islands Megan Hendren Jeffrey Ryan
University of South Florida Anthropology Provenancing the elephant and hippopotamus ivory from the 14th century BCE Ulu Burun shipwreck Kathryn Lafrenz Robert Tykot
University of Southern California Tectonics / Geophysics The role of preexisting anisotropies on strain and deformation mechanisms associated with intrusion of the Tuolumne Intrusive Suite (TIS), California Markus Albertz Scott Paterson
University of Southern Mississippi Psychology The ontogeny of echolocation in an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Jennifer Hendry Stan Kuczaj
University of Southern Mississippi Behavioral Ecology The effects of arrival condition on the song and song-flight rates of male Bluethroats (Luscinia svecica) Jeff Mollenhauer Frank Moore
University of Southern Mississippi Psychology The Effects of a Family Intervention on Compliance in In-Center Dialysis Patients Shannon Moss Barbara Hailey
University of Southern Mississippi Anthropology William's Landing and Widow's Creek: Possible Protohistoric Sites in Northern Alabama Dale Norton Marie Danforth
University of Sydney Physics / Astronomy Time Resolved Observations of the pulsating sdB star PG1605+072 Simon O'Toole Timothy Bedding
University of Texas - Arlington Chemistry The Study and Developoment of Novel Ruthenium Dimer for Multielectron Storage and Photocatalysis Rama Konduri Frederick MacDonnell
University of Texas - Austin Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Disease ecology of Escovopsis, a virulent co-evolved pathogen of fungus-growing ant symbioses Nicole Gerardo Ulrich Mueller
University of Texas - Austin Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Speciation by cultivar switching in fungus-growing ants Anna Himler Ulrich Mueller
University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center Cell Biology / Biochemistry Dynamics of Calmodulin in Neurons Sally Kim M. Waxham
University of Utah Ecology The Effect of Food Abundance on Hantavirus Transmission in Deermice (Peromyscus maniculatus) Jessica Pearce Marie Dearing
University of Utah Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Molecular Ecology of Pathogen Defense Genes in Birds Bradley Demarest Frederick Adler
University of Utah Ecology Ecological determinants of host specificity Sarah Al-Tamimi Dale Clayton
University of Washington Anthropology Relationships Between Hunter-Gatherer Residential Mobility Patterns And Diet : A Case Study From The Prehistoric Texas Gulf Coast Larkin Hood John Fitzhugh
University of Washington Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Is there MHC-based mate choice in the Thin-billed Prion (Pachyptila belcheri) Monica Silva P. Boersma
University of Wisconsin Petrology / Geochemistry Monitoring Assimilation Processes in Felsic Magma Chambers with d18O of Zircon and Garnet Jade Star Lackey John Valley
University of Wisconsin - Madison Hydrology / Geomorphology Iron and oxygen response to air sparging BTEX-remediation in a geochemically heterogeneous groundwater system Ingrid Ekstrom Jean Bahr
University of Wisconsin - Madison Petrology / Geochemistry Paleogeographic and pre-collisional tectonic implications by determining provenance and geochronology of the UHP metasediments of the Zermatt-Saas ophiolite, western Alps Nancy Mahlen Clark Johnson
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Physiology / Functional Morphology Morphological Changes in the Prefrontal Cortex following Cerebellum Dentate Nuclei Lesions David Bauer Rodney Swain
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Behavioral Ecology The effectiveness of mate guarding as a paternity guard in house wrens Alice Brylawski Linda Whittingham
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Computer Science / Mathematics Determination of the psychometric function for detection of delay in graphical user interfaces James Dabrowski Ethan Munson
Villanova University Ecology The association between the coquina clam Donax variabilis and the hydroid Lovenella gracilis Joanne Dougherty Michael Russell
Villanova University Ecology Effects of forest fragmentation on the reproductive success of the Black-capped Chickadee in eastern Pennsylvania Susan Guers Robert Curry
Villanova University Cell Biology / Biochemistry RING3 May Function in Neuronal Apoptosis Through Facilitating E2F-Regulated Gene Expression Brian McHugh Angela Dibenedetto
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Ecology Can fine root proliferation into phosphorus rich soil patches influence total ecosystem carbon allocation to fine roots Matthew Neatrour Robert Jones
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Tectonics / Geophysics Vorticity analysis of aureole deformation associated with emplacement of the Papoose Flat pluton, eastern California: an assessment and comparison of different analytical techniques Brian Cook Richard Law
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Ecology The effect of Wolbachia infection on the reproductive biology of the black vine weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): Does Wolbachia induce thelytokous reproduction Youngsoo Son Edwin Lewis
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Ecology Testing the cold climate hypothesis: Is extended egg retention associated with increased in utero oxygen availability in the lizard Sceloporus undulatus Scott Parker Robin Andrews
Washington University Anthropology Late Pleistocene postcranial fossils from Tam Hang, Laos Laura Shackelford Erik Trinkaus
Washington University Behavioral Ecology Population genetic study of the eusocial naked mole-rat, Heterocephalus glaber Jon Hess Alan Templeton
Western Washington University Tectonics / Geophysics Understanding contractional strain in an extensional realm: fault propagation folds in northeastern California Ian White Juliet Crider
Wichita State University Psychology Older Drivers' Performance and the Useful Field of View Kathy Sifrit Alex Chaparro
Yale University Tectonics / Geophysics Does pressure solution deformation control the depth of the brittle-ductile transition? A case study on the high-pressure, low-temperature metamorphic rocks of Crete, Greece Jeffrey Rahl Mark Brandon
Yale University Tectonics / Geophysics How the Alpi Apuane core complex lost its lid: Tectonic verses erosional exhumation in the northern Apennines (Italy) Jonathan Barbour Mark Brandon
Yale University Behavioral Ecology Adolescent Male Chimpanzee Behavior at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda Hogan Sherrow David Watts
Yale University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology MadagascarĂs Microbats: Chance Colonizers or Long Distance Dispersers Eric Palkovacs Anne Yoder
Yale University Cell Biology / Biochemistry N-Linked Glycosylation may play an important role in the function of viral Interleukin-6 and affect its binding to the gp130 receptor subunit Srinivas Viswanathan George Miller
Yale University Ecology Do ectomycorrhizal networks counteract effects of root competition on juvenile tree species in temperate forests Michael Booth Oswald Schmitz
Yale University Paleontology / Sedimentation Paleofloral tests for Baja BC Ian Miller Leo Hickey
York University Behavioral Ecology The Influence Of Uv Reflective Plumage On Mate Choice And Extra-Paired Fertilizations In The American Redstart (Setophaga Ruticilla) Peter Kappes Bridget Stutchbury


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