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March 2002 Name

Grants from the March 15, 2002 Deadline
Alphabetical by Student's Last Name

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


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