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March 2003 Institution

Grants from the March 15, 2003 Deadline
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College/ University Subject Title Student Mentor
Albertson College of Idaho Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
The Effects of Cadmium on Apoptosis in Cultured Rainbow Trout Gill Cells Lindsay Rachel Barclay Sara Heggland
Arizona State University Behavioral
Ecology
Visual Evaluation of Male Age and Female Choice in the Sulphur Butterfly, Colias eurytheme Nathan Isaiah Morehouse Ronald Rutowski
Arizona State University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Size-dependent selection on vision in insects Justin William Merry Ronald Rutowski
Auburn University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Differential Allocation of Yolk Content in Birds: Do Females Play Favorites? Kristen Jean Navara Mary Mendonca
Auburn University Tectonics /
Geophysics
Assessing geophysical methods to track electrochemical changes catalyzed by sulfate-reducing bacteria Stephanie Eliesa Park Lorraine Wolf
Auburn University Petrology /
Geochemistry
Biogeochemistry of Naturally Occurring Arsenic in the Groundwater from Alluvial Aquifers in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A. Shahnewaz Mohammad James Saunders
Baylor College of Medicine Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Effects of HTLV-I Tax on cellular mutation frequency and tumorigenesis in vivo Michael Lawrence Gatza Susan Marriott
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus Ecology Nutritional Ecology of the Fat Sand Rat (Psammomys obesus): dealing with oxalate Niv Palgi Berry Pinshow
Boise State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
OSM-Induced Endothelial Cell Tube Formation Alexander Everett Ide Cheryl Jorcyk
Boise State University Behavioral
Ecology
Sex ratio variation: a confirmatory test of the Trivers and Willard hypothesis Nicole Angeleen Taylor James Belthoff
Boston University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Functional Analysis of Hox Genes in Cnidaria: Diced vs Large dsRNA Patrick Michael Burton John Finnerty
Boston University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
VOCALIZATION ANALYSIS OF THE SRI LANKAN RADIATION OF DIRECT-DEVELOPING RHACOPHORID FROGS Madhava Priyantha Meegaskumbura Christopher Schneider
Calfornia State University, Fullerton Paleontology /
Sedimentation
An Initial Multi-Proxy Study of Paleoprecipitation and Drainage Basin Dynamics (Crystal Lake, Southern California) DeRose B Margie Matthew Kirby
California State University, Chico Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Characterization of Microbial Eukaryotes in Hydrothermal Environments from Lassen Volcanic National Park Patricia Bitterman Brown Gordon Wolfe
California State University, Long Beach Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Age and growth of the round stingray, Urolophus halleri at Seal Beach, California. Loraine Frances Hale Chris Lowe
California State University, Long Beach, California Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Growth rates of the weedy sea dragon, Phyllopteryx taeniolatus Kristy Lynne Forsgren Christopher Lowe
California State University, Northridge Behavioral
Ecology
Is Diurnal Aggregation Socially Mediated in Nocturnal Lizards? Jennifer R Weist Robert Espinoza
Catholic University of America Anthropology Potters and Prestige in the Early Middle Horizon: Craft Specialization during the Emergence of the Huari Empire as Seen from Conchopata, Ayacucho, Peru Barbara Lee Wolff Anita Cook
Central Michigan University Ecology Genetic analysis of Michigan's bobcat populations Devin Garth Millions Bradley Swanson
Central Michigan University Ecology Genetic Analysis of Black-Footed Ferret for Reintroduction Purposes Cynthia K Maddox Bradley Swanson
Central Washington University Tectonics /
Geophysics
Geologic Evidence for Distributed Slip across the Owens Valley, California Kimberly Nguyen Le Jeff Lee
Central Washington University Ecology An estimate of the contribution of anaerobic bacteria to the secondary productivity in haloalkaline, Soap Lake (WA.) Melissa Ann Elizabeth Sakaley Holly Pinkart
Clemson University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
The Role of EhRab11 in the Protozoan Parasite, Entamoeba histolytica Glen Chapman McGugan Temesvari Lesly
Clemson University Behavioral
Ecology
Effect of stand-level manipulations of woody debris on daytime refuge selction by cotton mice Travis Marc Hinkelman Susan Loeb
Colgate University Petrology /
Geochemistry
Mafic Intrusions of the Dinkey Creek Granodiorite, Sierra Nevada, California Evan B Goldstein William Peck
College of Wooster Behavioral
Ecology
Behaviors associated with contact calls in white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus) and mantled howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata) Melissa Ann Reisland Vikram Iyengar
Colorado School of Mines Petrology /
Geochemistry
Petroleum System of the Upper Cretaceous Lewis Shale, Eastern Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming and Colorado Ira Pasternack John Curtis
Colorado State University Behavioral
Ecology
The impact of obligate (Polyergus breviceps) and facultative (Formica sanginea) slave-making ants on their Formica fusca host Jeremy Matthew Bono Michael Antolin
Cornell University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Envenoming, digestion, and nutrition in captive pitvipers. Jason Ortega Harry Greene
Cornell University Ecology Testing species distribution patterns: comparative population genetic structure of Costa Rican glass frogs Jeanne Marie Robertson Kelly Zamudio
Cornell University Ecology The effect of host population genetic structure on patterns of disease in the Gorgonia ventalina-Aspergillus sydowii pathosystem Jason Phillip Andras C. Harvell
Cornell University Behavioral
Ecology
Causes and consequences of divorce in Swallows Paulo Emilio Llambias David Winkler
Cornell University Ecology Bamboo Specialization Among Amazonian Birds Daniel Jason Lebbin John Fitzpatrick
Cornell University Behavioral
Ecology
Sexual selection of marine bioluminescence ostracods Trevor J Rivers James Morin
Cornell University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Phylogeography of the Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum): Testing Hypotheses about the Origin of Central Highlands Fauna Brian Jay Stewart Kelly Zamudio
Drake University Ecology The effects of habitat quantity and quality on the abundance of savanna remnant-dependent lepidoptera Michelle Nicole Lewis Keith Summerville
Duke University Ecology Stable isotope analysis of avian diet Jessica Lanzl Hardesty John Terborgh
Duke University Behavioral
Ecology
Inferring patterns of cultural evolution from patterns of song dialects in mountain white-crowned sparrows (Zonotrichia leucophrys oriantha). Elizabeth Perrault Derryberry Stephen Nowicki
Duke University Behavioral
Ecology
Avian nest defense at high elevation: life history trade-offs and energetic constraints Renee Ann Duckworth Stephen Nowicki
Duke University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Genetics of adaptation in Mimulus guttatus Megan Christine Hall John Willis
Duke University Ecology Forest Tree Fecundity: Community diversity and response to global change. Shannon Lea LaDeau James Clark
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Ecology Identification and Quantification of the Macroalgal epiphytes of the seagrass Zostera marin in the Chincoteague Bay Virginia Elaine J Moyer Jerilyn Jewett-Smith
East Tennessee State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Cloning, Expression and Characterization of a putative Glucosyltransferase from Grapefruit leaves(Petunia hybrida) Tapasree Roy Sarkar Cecilia McIntosh
Fairfield University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Prevention of Apoptosis in Articular Chondrocytes by Metallothionein Andrea Christina Bazos Glenn Sauer
Florida Institute of Technology Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Temperature Differential as a Detector of Thermal Contrast in the Infrared Imaging of Crotaline Snakes James Urban Van Dyke Michael Grace
Florida International University Behavioral
Ecology
Costs and Benefits of Male and Female Parental Investment in Eleutherodactyus johnstonei, a Frog with Amphisexual Parental Behavior Steven McKinley Whitfield Maureen Donnelly
Fordham University Psychology Measurement Equivalence of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire: An Application of Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Item Response Theory Methods Brett David Thombs David Bernstein
Georgetown University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Investigation of sterile transcripts in Giardia lamblia Smilja Teodorovic Heidi Elmendorf
Harvard University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
The effect of turbulence on natural fish distributions: exploring mechanisms of energy economy James C. Liao George Lauder
Harvard University Anthropology Deciphering Ancient Maya Political Hierarchy: an Integrated Study of the Non-Royal Elite Sarah Elizabeth Jackson David Stuart
Harvard University Psychology Is dog social cognition a product of selection for cognition or an accidental byproduct of domestication? Brian Alexander Hare Wrangham Richard
Harvey Mudd College Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Identification of Proteases Responsible for Processing of the Sperm Surface Protein Fertilin Beta Kevin Michael Esvelt Hal Van Ryswyk
Idaho State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Effects of Lipoic Acid on Insulin Stimulated Glucose Transport in Primary Adult Human Skeletal Muscle Cells Tracy Ann Becker Cindy Wilson
Illinois State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Kinetic Evaluation of Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase Using an Isomer of the Natural Substrate Christopher Langston Cooper Marjorie Jones
Illinois State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
The effects of aging on memory B cells. Kiley S McGlauchlen Laura Vogel
Immaculata University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Lung protective ventilatory strategies and antioxidative therapy to reduce lung matrix and surfactant dysfunction in the neonatal lung. Stephenie Rebecca Fleegle Marla Wolfson
Indiana State University Anthropology Determining Familial Relationships Using Ancient DNA from Urban and Rural Historic Burials Michelle Diane Sivilich Elaina Tuttle
Indiana University - Bloomington Behavioral
Ecology
Sexual Selection and the Good Parent Process Joel William McGlothlin Ellen Ketterson
Indiana University - Bloomington Ecology Ecological and evolutionary implications of rodent-mediated spore dispersal of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Scott Alan Mangan James Bever
Iowa State University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Does DNA oxidative damage increase with age in birds? Wei Liu Carol Vleck
James Madison University Psychology The effects of social housing and environmental enrichment on the development of stereotypies in laboratory housed deer mice, Peromyscus maniculatus Jessica Violet Sewald Suzanne Baker
Johns Hopkins University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
The effect of exercise on the morphology of muscle attachment sites Ann Christine Zumwalt Christopher Ruff
Kansas State University Behavioral
Ecology
FACTORS AFFECTING NEST DESERTION BY BELL’S VIREOS IN RESPONSE TO BROOD PARASITISM Karl L Kosciuch Brett Sandercock
Kent State University Hydrology / Geomorphology numerical simulation of groundwater movement in a basin under compressional tectonics in NW Himalayas Muhammad Asim yoram eckstein
Kenyatta University Chemistry Bioavailability of beta-carotene from solar-dehydrated dark green leafy vegetables among preschool children Mildred Pauline Oyugi Hudson Nyambaka
Kenyatta University Chemistry Synthesis and characterization of vanadium-iron-sulphur complexes as possible models for nitrogenase Evans Ogwagwa Changamu Naftali Muriithi
Loma Linda University Behavioral
Ecology
ADULT MENTORING OF CAPTIVE-REARED CALIFORNIA CONDOR FLEDGLINGS, Gymnogyps californianus, SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE INTO THE WILD Amy Christina Utt Nancy Harvey
Long Beach State Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Standard and Routine Metabolism of the kelp bass (Paralabrax clathratus) Kimberly Kaye Johnson Christopher Lowe
Louisiana State University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Testing the Faster X Theory in Lepidoptera Brian Alan Counterman Mohamed Noor
Louisiana State University Chemistry Understanding Structure-Property Relationships of Heavy-Fermions Robin Tran Macaluso Julia Chan
Louisiana State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Isolation and Characterization of Phenotypic Modifiers of Siamese Remmy Wekesa Kasili John Larkin
Marshall University School of Medicine Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
INVOLVEMENT OF THE MOUSE BICC1 GENE IN BODY PLAN ASYMMETRY Sarah Jane Price Elizabeth Bryda
Memorial University of Newfoundland Ecology Terrestrial- and marine-based food sources for zooplankton on the Beaufort Sea Shelf Tara N. Businski Donald Deibel
Miami University - Ohio Behavioral
Ecology
Condition-Dependent and Delayed Reproductive Benefits of Sexual Cannibalism Shawn Michael Wilder Douglas Meikle
Miami University - Ohio Ecology Genetic Characterization of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Degradation Karen Lynn Mumy Robert Findlay
Miami University - Ohio Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Role of antisense RNA in control of Drosophila 4f-rnp expression Janaki Rangarajan Jack Vaughn
Miami University - Ohio Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Retina Regeneration at the Molecular Level Jason Robert Spence Katia Del Rio-Tsonis
Miami University - Ohio Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Mechanisms Regulating Tyrosine Hydroxylase Expression in Rat Sympathetic Neurons Lance Miles Maynard Lori Isaacson
Michigan Technological University Physics / Astronomy Multispectral Analysis of the August 2000 eruption clouds of Miyakejima, Japan Emily Booth McCarthy Gregg Bluth
Middlebury College Physics / Astronomy Probing Shocks in the SN 1006 Supernova Remnant Katherine Anne Brutlag P Winkler
New Mexico State University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Ecotones or Refugia: A GIS and stress measurement approach to determine historical processes from current geographic locations of hybrid zones Nathan Garrick Swenson Daniel Howard
New York University Anthropology Pastoral Economies in Early Cities and States: Analysis of Faunal Assemblages from Transcaucasia Jennifer J Piro Rita Wright
North Carolina State University Psychology Emotion and Self Concept Influence Children's Reports of A Salient Experience Kimberly Linhart Eaton Lynne Baker-Ward
North Carolina State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Bridging the Gap: Could Connexins Be the Key to Rapid Sex Change in a Coral Reef Fish? Kathryn Anne Coulombe John Godwin
North Carolina State University Physics / Astronomy Vertical Modes in Accretion Disks in Close Binary Stars Michael Parker Owen John Blondin
Northern Arizona University Petrology /
Geochemistry
An analytical approach to the interpretation of complex dome evolution: Cerro Pizarro, Mexico Siobhan Roberta McConnell Nancy Riggs
Northern Illinois University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Characterization of Antizyme-1 in Mammalian Cells Carrie Lynn DeBlecourt John Mitchell
Ohio State University Anthropology Evolutionary Association of Hominid Crania and Eye Orbits Michael Paul Masters Jeffrey McKee
Ohio University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Immunolocalization of the binding site of the release-inhibiting antibodies in Trypanosoma cruzi infected cells. Jaime Alfredo Costales Edwin Rowland
Ohio University Paleontology /
Sedimentation
Environments of the early terrestrial biota in the Massanutten Sandstone (Early Silurian, Virginia) Alexandru Mihail Florian Tomescu Gar Rothwell
Oklahoma State University Psychology Bilingualism and the Tip-of-the-Tongue Experience Elaine Chantal Fernandez Shelia Kennison
Oregon State University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
THE ROLE OF CHEMICAL SIGNALING IN THE EVOLUTION OF SEXUAL ISOLATION IN TERRESTRIAL SALAMANDERS Catherine Anne Palmer Lynne Houck
Pennsylvania State University Tectonics /
Geophysics
Active Normal Faulting in the Searles Valley: Contributions to Late Quaternary displacement within the Eastern California Shear Zone. Tye Numelin Eric Kirby
Pennsylvania State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Adding a Twist to Breast Cancer Skeletal Metastasis Robyn R Mercer Andrea Mastro
Pennsylvania State University Hydrology / Geomorphology Occurance, Fate, and Transport of Pharmaceuticals at Penn State's Living Filter Project Jennifer Lynn Nemitz (nee Aring) Richard Parizek
Pennsylvania State University Hydrology / Geomorphology Refining complex spatial distribution of Hydrogeologic variables by the integration of engineering site investigation and construction data Tyrone O. Rooney Richard Parizek
Pennsylvania State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
MCP-1 in Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis Michelle Kinder Andrea Mastro
Princeton University Ecology Temporal community dynamics of blood parasites (Plasmodium spp.) in a tropical passerine population: Clay-colored robin (Turdus grayi). Andrea Burrowes Gager Barbara Grant
Princeton Unversity Ecology Population Dynamics of Hendra Virus in Australian Fruit Bats Juliet Rachel Crowder Pulliam Andrew Dobson
Purdue University Psychology The Effectiveness of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for Children with Autism: A Meta-Analysis of Intervention Outcomes Oliver Wendt Lyle Lloyd
Purdue University Ecology POPULATION DYNAMICS OF BIRDS AND AMPHIBIANS OVER TIME IN LARGE-SCALE PRESCRIBED BURNS Kathryn Crawford Lester John Dunning
Purdue University Ecology Testing a model of developmental thresholds in a caddisfly Jason Earl Jannot Richard Howard
Purdue University Ecology Beta Diversity and Endemism: Implications for Tropical Reserve Design Jill Emily Jankowski Kerry Rabenold
Purdue University Ecology Effects of field quality on dispersal rates of Bobolinks: A metapopulation approach Daniel Matthew Scheiman John Dunning
Purdue University Calumet Chemistry Synthesis of Organic Compounds for Nanocircuitry Regina Jane Strug Libbie Pelter
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Annexin 4 Distribution: A Comparison of Healthy and Alzheimer’s Diseased Human Brain Tissue Elizabeth Jean Cozzie Margaret Moga
Russian Peoples' Friendship University Ecology Avifauna of Northwest Manabi Luis Alberto Madrid Alexander Nikol'skii
School of Medicine - Buenos Aires Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Effect of luteinizing hormone (LH) and of stress conditions on MAP kinase phosphatase (MKP)-1 expression in MA-10 Leydig cells Alejandra Beatriz Gorostizaga Cristina Paz
School of Natural and Exact Sciences, University of Buenos Aires Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Expression of functional leptin and leptin receptors during ovulatory process. Analía Gabriela Ricci Alicia Faletti
Simmons College Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Can Alzheimer's peptide inhibit transmitter release from purified cultures of ciliary ganglion neuron?Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease? Dimitra Pirperis Bruce Gray
Southern Illinois University Anthropology Assessing the Role of Ramey Incised Ceramic Vessels in the Development of Chiefly Power in the American Bottom Richard Lawrence Herndon Prudence Rice
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Behavioral
Ecology
Reproductive Ecology of a Stream Dwelling Eleutherodactylus Frog in Central Panama Mason J Ryan Karen Lips
Southwest Missouri State University Ecology Spatial Ecology and Habitat Use of the Western Fox Snake (Elaphe vulpina vulpina) at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge Justin John Shew Brian Greene
Stanford University Ecology Ecology and demography of Amazonian ant-plants Megan Elizabeth Frederickson Deborah Gordon
Stanford University Ecology Causes of rarity in Bahamian corals and implications for conservation Carrie Vanessa Kappel Fiorenza Micheli
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Ecology Seed dispersal and the ecological implications of harvesting Geochelone carbonaria and Geochelone denticulata in northwestern Brazil Joel Nathanael Strong Jose Fragoso
SUNY - Albany Paleontology /
Sedimentation
The Lower-Middle Ordovician transition on the east Laurentian margin: the first stratigraphic synthesis of the Providence Island Formation (New York, Vermont, Quebec) Elizabeth Kirstin Erickson Landing Ed
SUNY Stony Brook Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Dynamics of cell-matrix adhesions in cultured cardiac myocyte on 3D elastic scaffold Lihong Yin emilia Entcheva
SUNY-Binghamton University Anthropology Intrapopulation Variation among the Hominins of the Plio-Pleistocene site of Dmanisi Alexander J. Nevgloski, Jr G. Rightmire
SUNY-Binghamton University Anthropology Early Modern Humans and the Problem of Diagnosing Homo sapiens Julia Blake McCausland Gaines G. Rightmire
Swarthmore College Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
An Investigation of the role of Silicon in Preventing Parasitism of Plants by Dodder Emily Catherine Pollina Colin Purrington
Texas A&M University Physics / Astronomy Light Pollution: A detailed study Casey Patrick Deen William Henchel
Texas A&M University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Regulation of the vitellogenin receptor during fire ant Solenopsis invicta Buren oogenesis Mei-Er Chen Larry Keeley
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Kinetics of Macrophage Cell Death after Encounter with Neisseria meningitidis Melissa Dawn Ross Lillian Waldbeser
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Tectonics /
Geophysics
Soil Radon Exhalation within the Context of a Decommissioned Uranium Mine Brion Andrew Dolan Philippe Tissot
Texas Tech University Psychology Increasing Situation Awareness for Aircraft Pilots Andy Dattel Frank Durso
Texas Tech University Psychology Long-Term Working Memory and Expertise John David Norris III Francis Durso
Thomas Jefferson University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Calcium-activated Chloride Channels in the Retina Stella R Evans Carol Beck
Tulane University Ecology Bird community changes in a lowland tropical rainforest Bryan James Sigel Thomas Sherry
Univerity of Nevada, Las Vegas Tectonics /
Geophysics
Evidence and implications of Holocene faulting along the Black Hills fault, southern Nevada Eric Fossett Wanda Taylor
Universidad Nacional de Colombia Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
CONTRIBUTION FOR THE TAXONOMICAL RECOGNITION AND GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF TARANTULAS FROM THE FAMILY THERAPHOSIDAE (ARANAE: MYGALOMORPHAE) IN COLOMBIA. Juan Jacobo Jimenez Eduardo Florez
Universidad Nacional de Tucumán Anthropology Archaeobotany in Coctaca, a northwestern Argentina ancient agricultural site Maria Alejandra Korstanje MARIA ALBECK
University fo Alberta Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Quantifying Predictors of Outcomes in Retinal Artery Occlusion Patients Kenman D Gan Ian MacDonald
University of Arizona Ecology Effects of Abiotic Factors in Bristlecone Pine Radial Growth in the Great Basin, Western United States Linah N. Ababneh Jeffrey Dean
University of California - Berkeley Ecology Seedling Dynamics and Forest Diversity in Yasuní National Park, Ecuador Margaret Rowan Metz Wayne Sousa
University of California - Berkeley Chemistry A Novel Approach to Synthetic Vaccine for HIV-1 Involving a β-Hairpin Peptide Having Fluoroaromatic Amino Acids Irene Pui Lai Wong Ahamindra Jain
University of California - Berkeley Engineering Iterative Signal Estimation with Complex Wavelets Alyson Kerry Fletcher Kannan Ramchandran
University of California - Berkeley Engineering A Human-Driver Model of Car Following Joseph Edward Barton Theodore Cohn
University of California - Davis Ecology The ecological effects of resource pulses in natural communities Louie Hao-Yih Yang Richard Karban
University of California - Davis Ecology Decoupling between larval supply and onshore settlement: The importance of larval behavior to settlement patterns across large spatial scales Leah Jean Akins Steven Morgan
University of California - Davis Anthropology The Frequency of Trichromatic Color Vision in a Wild Population of Callicebus moloch, a New World Monkey John Andrew Bunce Lynne Isbell
University of California - Irvine Ecology Genetic Factors Affecting the Invasiveness of Fountain Grass in Arizona, California and Hawaii Jessica Poulin Ann Sakai
University of California - Irvine Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Comparing prezygotic isolating mechanisms in unimodal and bimodal plant hybrid zones. George Martin Aldridge Diane Campbell
University of California - Los Angeles Paleontology /
Sedimentation
An Ecomorphological Analysis of Small Bodied Modern Mammalian Carnivorans and Implications for the Paleoecology of Early Tertiary Carnivores Anthony Raymond Friscia Blaire Van Valkenburgh
University of California - Los Angeles Tectonics /
Geophysics
Constraining the tectonic history of the Lunpola basin in central Tibet through magnetostratigraphy and basin analysis Matthew Ryan Bourke Brian Horton
University of California - San Diego Ecology The effects of functional group richness on productivity in constructed microphytobenthic assemblages Christopher Nathan Janousek Lisa Levin
University of California - Santa Barbara Ecology Linking temporal genetic structure and dispersal in Kelp Bass around the Channel Islands, CA. Kimberly Ann Selkoe Steven Gaines
University of California - Santa Barbara Ecology Do organic nutrients from anthropogenic sources increase the potential for toxic Pseudo-nitzschia blooms? Claudia Mengelt Barbara Prezelin
University of California - Santa Barbara Ecology The effects of nearshore vs. offshore dispersal on growth and condition in a coral reef fish, Thalassoma bifasciatum Scott L Hamilton Robert Warner
University of California - Santa Cruz Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Investigating a Novel Mechanism of Speciation in the Side-Blotched Lizard Ammon Corl Barry Sinervo
University of California - Santa Cruz Ecology Conservation and Community Structure - Invasive Cats on Gulf of California Islands Antonia Josepha D'Amore Donald Croll
University of California - Santa Cruz Behavioral
Ecology
MATERNAL-EFFECT SOLUTIONS TO INTENSE CORRELATIONAL, DENSITY-DEPENDENT, AND FREQUENCY-DEPENDENT SELECTION ON DIVERSE TRAITS IN THE NORTH AMERICAN SIDE-BLOTCHED LIZARD (UTA STANSBURIANA) Lesley Therese Lancaster Barry Sinervo
University of Chicago Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Slowly evolving and persistent crustaceans - do they have shared distinctive properties? Lee Hsiang Liow Scott Lidgard
University of Cincinnati Chemistry Platinum(II) Diimine Complexes with Potentially Facially-Coordinating Ligands for Two-Electron Transfer Tyler Wayne Green William Connick
University of Cincinnati Paleontology /
Sedimentation
Taphonomy of the Mother's Day Site and its implications for sauropod herding behavior Timothy Scott Myers Glenn Storrs
University of Cincinnati Chemistry Mechanistic Investigation of an Unusual Ni(II)/O2 Reaction Sara Elizabeth Edison Michael Baldwin
University of Cincinnati Paleontology /
Sedimentation
Biodiversity, Sample Volume and Population Structure: The Cincinnatian as a Microcosm for Assessments of Global Marine Diversity Katherine Victoria Bulinski Arnold Miller
University of Cincinnati Behavioral
Ecology
Tradeoffs between parasite resistance and female fecundity in Drosophila nigrospiracula Jerald Christopher Hinn Michal Polak
University of Colorado Engineering Development of a Non-invasive Biosensor to Enumerate In-vitro Mammalian Cell Viability Fraction James Francis Russell David Klaus
University of Colorado - Boulder Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Metabolic patterns of recovery from activity in reptiles Edward Robert Donovan Todd Gleeson
University of Colorado - Boulder Ecology The role ants play in the regeneration of tropical dry forests in Costa Rica: are ants seed dispersers or seed predators? Tamara Jane Zelikova Michael Breed
University of Connecticut Ecology Linking pathogens to suspension-feeding bivalves: the ecological role of marine aggregates Mary Maille Lyons Jonathan Ward
University of Florida Ecology Within-lake variation of cyanobacteria toxin and its effects on respiratory biology of the African cichlid Astatoreochromis alluaudi Gwynn Alexis Erica Lauren Chapman
University of Florida Behavioral
Ecology
Evaluation of Reproductive Skew in a Primitively Eusocial Paper Wasp, Mischocyttarus mexicanus Gunnels William Charles Colette St. Mary
University of Florida Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Gill endothelin receptor localization in the killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) Kelly Anne Hyndman Evans David
University of Florida Ecology Clearance Rates and Feeding Selectivity of Crassostrea virginica and Mercenaria mercenaria; Implications of Increased Eutrophication in the Suwannee River Estuary Carla Danielle Beals Shirley Baker
University of Georgia Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Isolation of Novel Fe(III) Reducing and Saccharolytic/ Peptidolytic Bacteria from Deep Sea Sediments Mary Elizabeth Farrar Brice Juergen Wiegel
University of Georgia Psychology The Cerebral Hemipshere as a Framework for Understanding Learned Helplessness Ilan Shrira Leonard Martin
University of Georgia Ecology Impacts of a landscape-scale wildfire on community distribution and beta diversity in the old-growth forests of Linville Gorge Wilderness, NC Matthew Justin Reilly Michael Wimberly
University of Georgia Psychology Identifying the transition between circadian and interval timing Matthew James Pizzo Jonathan Crystal
University of Georgia Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Developmental Plasticity and Genetic Tradeoffs of Thermal Performance Traits in Northern water snakes, Nerodia sipedon Christopher Thomas Winne J. Gibbons
University of Georgia Ecology Determining the Effects of Soil Inorganic Nitrogen Availability on Plant Organic Nitrogen Uptake Virginia Lee Jin Rebecca Sharitz
University of Georgia Ecology Effects of litter chemistry on microbial processing of leaf litter in a neotropical stream Marcelo Ardon Sayao Catherine Pringle
University of Georgia Ecology Genetic structure of a symbiosis and the distribution of a terrestrial orchid Jeff Michael Diez H. Ronald Pulliam
University of Georgia Paleontology /
Sedimentation
Biotic recovery from a regional extinction event: An example from the Late Ordovician of the Appalachian Basin of the eastern United States Karen M. Layou Steven Holland
University of Georgia Ecology The influence of diseases on the survival of coral reefs in the Florida Keys Cecilia Torres James Porter
University of Hawaii Psychology The role of medial amygdala CRF2 receptor in innate fear Chun-I Li Lorey Takahashi
University of Hawaii at Manoa Paleontology /
Sedimentation
Investigation of climatic signatures in sediment cores recovered from a tropical coastal pond in Hawai'i. Joji Uchikawa Jane Schoonmaker
University of Illinois at Chicago Ecology Prey foraging responses to varying levels of coyote predation in a desert system Anna Marie Burke Joel Brown
University of Kansas Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Stress & Organic Acid Accumulations During CAM Photosynthesis Kellis Matthew Bayless Craig Martin
University of Kansas Paleontology /
Sedimentation
High Resolution Sequence Stratigraphy of Shallow Marine Sandstones: Mount Garfield Formation, western Colorado Andrew Stuart Madof Diane Kamola
University of Kansas Tectonics /
Geophysics
Cenozoic Volcanism and Tectonics in the Queen Valley Area, Mineral and Esmeralda Counties, Western Nevada Christopher Ryan Tincher Daniel Stockli
University of Kentucky Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Effects of Pollution Resistance on Polychlorinated Biphenyl Mediated Endocrine Disruption Ben Frederick Brammell Adria Elskus
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Proteins of Red Algal Pit Plugs David Michael Krayesky Suzanne Fredericq
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
The Effect of Lanthanum on Corn Root Growth Min Liu Karl Hasenstein
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
The Cytoskeleton of Rhodophyta William Ernest Schmidt Suzanne Fredericq
University of Maryland Behavioral
Ecology
Behavioral
Responses of Bornean Treeshrews to Selective Logging and Variation in Resource Abundance
Jason Michael South Gerald Wilkinson
University of Maryland Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Using Real-Time PCR in the Identification of Foodborne Pathogens Laurie Shawn Twardzik Keith Lampel
University of Maryland Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
A Comparison of the Genetic Effects of Two Captive Breeding Strategies Laura Marie Monti David Hawthorne
University of Maryland Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Predicting the pollinators: an evaluation of the “pollination syndrome” concept on six species of Caribbean Gesneriads. (Family Gesneriaceae, Tribe Gesnerieae). Silvana Marten- Rodriguez Charles Fenster
University of Maryland, Baltimore County Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Evolution of adaptive color vision in three species of Caribbean mantis shrimp within the genus Neogonodactylus (Stomatopoda, Gonodactyloidea) Alexander G. Cheroske Thomas Cronin
University of Massachusetts, Amherst Tectonics /
Geophysics
A new approach to understanding fractures associated with folding: field studies and mechanical modeling of growth folding at Sant Llorenc de Morunys, SE Spanish Pyrenees. John Ryan Shackleton Michele Cooke
university of Massachusetts, Amherst Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Genetic Variability and Sexual Reproductive System of an Kerry Jane Kelley Lyle Craker
University of Massachusetts, Amherst Behavioral
Ecology
The adaptive benefits to vocal mimicry in a tropical mixed-species flocking bird Eben Bowditch Goodale Donald Kroodsma
University of Melbourne Behavioral
Ecology
Sexual selection in the extreme size-dimorphic Musk Duck, Biziura lobata Patrick-Jean Guay Raoul Mulder
University of Memphis Ecology A test of ecological features promoting life history divergence among subspecies of the eastern newt Mizuki Takahashi Matthew Parris
University of Michigan Ecology Tree ring biogeochemistry: Calcium cycling and nutrient depletion in base-poor forest ecosystems Amanda Wynne Ash Joel Blum
University of Michigan Petrology /
Geochemistry
The contribution of high production coal deposits to environmental mercury Abir Biswas Joel Blum
University of Michigan Petrology /
Geochemistry
Effects of climate change on mineral weathering patterns in permafrost regions Kate Keller Joel Blum
University of Minnesota Ecology Immediate Responses of Pyrophilous Ground Beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) Assemblages to Wildfires and Prescribed Fires in Minnesota. Kamal J. K. Gandhi Steven Seybold
University of Minnesota, Duluth Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Activity of the anterior lateral line during swimming in the Oyster Toadfish, Opsanus tau Lucy Maree Palmer Allen Mensinger
University of Missouri- Rolla Petrology /
Geochemistry
Mineral Chemical Stratigraphy: A Record of Changing Conditions within a Crystallizing Magma Chamber. Daniel Russel Lasco John Hogan
University of Missouri-Columbia Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Development of Retinal Stem Cells for Use in Retinal Degeneration Studies Jason Stephen Meyer Mark Kirk
University of Missouri-St. Louis Behavioral
Ecology
Why do some females engage in multiple mating in Andean cock-of-the-rock lek system? Jorge Luis Hurtado Zuleyma Tang-Martinez
University of Missouri-St. Louis Behavioral
Ecology
Intraspecific nest parasitism in wood ducks: host-parasite relatedness and kin selection Charlotte L Roy Nielsen Patricia Parker
University of Montana Behavioral
Ecology
Nest Predation Risk and Parental Care: Do birds behave safely? Joseph J Fontaine Thomas Martin
University of New Hampshire Ecology Investigations into Littorina littorea's introduction to the northwest Altantic coast April Monica Houghton Blakeslee James (Jeb) Byers
University of New Orleans Behavioral
Ecology
Examining the fitness benefits of polyandry in marbled salamanders Dean Alan Croshaw Joseph Pechmann
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Behavioral
Ecology
The effects of social interactions and body condition on calling behavior in male gray treefrogs Michael Stewart Reichert Allison Welch
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tectonics /
Geophysics
A battle of crustal abbreviations: testing tectonic reconstructions using detrital zircon geochronology and Hafnium isotope geochemistry, Mojave province, Southern California. Russell Warren Mapes Drew Coleman
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
A Phylogeographic Investigation of Character Divergence Amber Marie Rice David Pfennig
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Petrology /
Geochemistry
Origins of Cenozoic Volcanism of the Central Sierra Nevada, CA: Delamination, Subduction, or Hot Spot? Austin James Roelofs Allen Glazner
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Petrology /
Geochemistry
Pyroxene thermobarometry of basalts from the Coso and Big Pine volcanic fields, California Briana Erin Mordick Drew Coleman
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Skeletal Support in Soft-Shelled Crustacea: A Comparison of Crabs from Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments Jennifer Amy Taylor William Kier
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Paleontology /
Sedimentation
Strontium Isotope Chronostratigraphy of the Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain Matthew Joel Badiali Joe Carter
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
The Effect of Prolactin Hormone on Osteogenesis and Adipogenesis in Primary Rat Bone Marrow Stromal Cell Culture Jennifer Lynn Oas Deborah Kipp
University of North Carolina at Wilmington Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
The role of assortative mating as a gene flow barrier between incipient marine fish species. Felipe Sousa Barreto Michael McCartney
University of North Carolina at Wilmington Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
The effects of cell size on metabolism during recovery from fatigue in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. Lisa Kristine Johnson Steve Kinsey
University of Oklahoma Behavioral
Ecology
Hormonal Mediation of Female Aggression in the Sex-Role Reversed Gulf Pipefish, Syngnathus scovelli Sunny Kay Scobell Rosemary Knapp
University of San Diego Ecology An Ecological approach to foraging strategies of Manta birostris in the Pacific Ocean Tracy Tate Adkins Heidi Dewar
University of South Alabama Ecology Role of invertebrate dispersal in the trophic dynamics of coral reef and nearby seagrass communities: Implications for marine reserve management in the Florida Keys. Derrick Carl Blackmon John Valentine
University of South Alabama Ecology Investigating the role of habitat quality in determining reef fish community structure using coral replicas Ryan Michael Kroutil John Valentine
University of South Alabama Ecology Effects of UV radiation and oxidative stress on the production of methylated sulfur compounds by marine phytoplankton Hyakubun Harada Ronald Kiene
University of South Carolina Anthropology A Functional Ceramic Analysis of An Abandonment Phase Southwestern Pueblo Dennis Maurice Duval Gail Wagner
University of South Florida Paleontology /
Sedimentation
Interpreting Stable Isotopes from Inoceramids to determine if their shells secreted in equilibrium with ambient seawaters. Meagen Davis Gonzalez Peter Harries
University of South Florida Behavioral
Ecology
Environmental influences on life history tactics and fitness in two lizard species Travis Ronald Robbins Earl McCoy
University of Southern California Hydrology / Geomorphology Understanding the Formation Mechanisms of Rock Varnish: A Comparative Study Rachel Terese Schelble Kenneth Nealson
University of Southern Mississippi Anthropology Otolemur garnettii Variation: The Use of Anthropometrics and DNA for Subspecies Identification Stacey McKenzie Curry Marie Danforth
University of Tennessee Paleontology /
Sedimentation
Compound-specific C-, H-, and O-isotopic analyses of pyrogenic polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons: observations, experimental tests, and implications for paleoatmospheric oxygen levels Patrick Jerome Schuneman MARIA UHLE
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Hydrology / Geomorphology Virus Transport in the Memphis Sand Aquifer Under Unsaturated, Transient Flow Conditions Andrew Boruff Kenst Edmund Perfect
University of Texas at Austin Tectonics /
Geophysics
Structural analysis and zircon provenance in the western Llano Uplift: Implications for a southern collider Jamie Sloan Levine Sharon Mosher
University of Toledo Ecology 1. Stable isotopes in nematodes: A novel technique for discerning feeding habits. Brian James Darby Deborah Neher
University of Toronto Ecology Specificity of induced plant responses and priority effects on herbivore population growth rate Danush Vasan Viswanathan Jennifer Thaler
University of Toronto Behavioral
Ecology
The adaptive significance of between-individual variation in problem-solving ability of bumblebees James Geoffrey Burns James Thomson
University of Utah Ecology Effects of habitat architectural complexity on top-down forces structuring ant communities Elliot Braden Wilkinson Donald Feener
University of Virginia Ecology The Role of Intestinal Parasites and Acorn Masts on Population Dynamics and Regulation of Peromyscus Amy Beth Pedersen Janis Antonovics
University of Virginia Behavioral
Ecology
The Influence of Infectious Disease on Amphibian Mating Behavior Gregory Russell Ruthig Henry Wilbur
University of Washington Ecology Mechanisms of coexistance of two species of Forest-falcons (Micrastur ruficollis and M. gilvicollis) in Amazonian rainforest M. Ursula Valdez Martha Groom
University of Wisconsin Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Influenza Virus Upregulates p53 in Human Lung Cells Kimberly Anne Luke Stacey Schultz-Cherry
University of Wisconsin - Madison Petrology /
Geochemistry
Variability of magma provenance and crustal residence timescales over the history of a continental arc volcano: Parinacota Volcano, Chile John Milan Hora Brad Singer
University of Wisconsin - Madison Ecology Environmental determinants of subalpine forest-grassland ecotones in the southern Rocky Mountains Jonathan David Coop Thomas Givnish
University of Wisconsin -  Madison Petrology /
Geochemistry
Quartz-Magnetite 18-O / 16-O Thermometry of the Biwabik Formation in the Contact Aureole of the Duluth Complex, Nothern Minnesota: Calibration of the Fe Isotope Fractionation Elizabeth Priest Valaas John Valley
University of Wisconsin - Madison Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Identification of an Astrovirus-Encoded Toxin Lindsey A Moser Stacey Schultz-Cherry
University of Wisconsin -  Milwaukee Behavioral
Ecology
Do More Attractive Males Produce More Sons in the Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) ? Betsy Abroe Linda Whittingham
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Behavioral
Deficits following Bilateral Dentate Nuclei Lesions
David James Bauer Rodney Swain
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Tectonics /
Geophysics
Eclogite-facies metamorphism and deep-crustal seismicity: evidence from paleo-earthquake fault rocks from the Lofoten Islands of northern Norway Tiffany A Baxter Teri Boundy
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Psychology Children's imaginary playmates: What roles do they serve? Espen Klausen Richard Passman
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
The evolution of avian sexual dichromatism: an unbiased assessment in the ultraviolet and visible wavelengths Jessica Lynne Koederitz Linda Whittingham
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Psychology Neural activation related to task difficulty during differential fear conditioning Tara Lee Thomas Fred Helmstetter
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Petrology /
Geochemistry
Understanding magmatic processes using phenocryst and glass compositions in the Bishop Tuff, Eastern California: An electron microprobe study Susan Ann Mickiewicz Jennifer Wenner
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Petrology /
Geochemistry
Detailed Field Mapping and Laboratory Analysis Of ~2.7 Billion Year Old Peperite Deposits, Northeastern Minnesota Jordan Nicholas Wilson George Hudak
University of Wyoming Ecology Consequences of losing a single species to ecosystem function in the tropics. Brad W Taylor Alexander Flecker
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Establishing the Link between Mosquito Nitric Oxide Synthase, Reactive Nitrogen Intermediates, and Malaria Parasite Inhibition Tina Marie Loane Peterson Shirley Luckhart
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology /
Biochemistry
Microarray analysis of human malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum gene expression during sexual development Junghwa Lim Shirley Luckhart
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
Expression and Function of the Putative Plastid-encoded Maturase, matK. Michelle Marie Barthet Khidir Hilu
Wake Forest University School of Medicine Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors Modulate Cortical Influence on Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Cells Georgia Meyer Alexander Dwayne Godwin
Wayne State University Systematics /
Evolutionary
Biology
The Role of Connexin 26 in the Molecular Evolution of Primate Hearing Ability Jean Victoria MacKenzie Morris Goodman
West Virgina University Ecology Microbial Community Composition Associated with Phosphorus Retention and Transformation in Forested Floodplains of the Southeastern United States John Arunan Navaratnam Mark Walbridge
Western Washington University Tectonics /
Geophysics
Paleolatitude Determination of Upper Cretaceous Units Gold Beach Terrane Southwest Coastal Oregon Noel Christian Liner Bernard Housen
Western Washington University Petrology /
Geochemistry
Fluid-flow mediated, heat-supply limited crystallization of andalusite porphyroblasts in the Riconada Formation, Picuris Mountains, New Mexico Shannon Elaine Petrisor David Hirsch
Wheaton College Ecology Assessing the Effects of the Hydroid Cordylophora sp. on Larval Settlement in the Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha Michael McGinness Waits Nadine Folino-Rorem
Yale University Anthropology A test of morphological integration: its possible application to the fossil record Jessica Hemmerick Hunt Laurie Godfrey

 

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