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March 2004 Institution

Grants from the March 15, 2004 Deadline
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College/ University Subject Title Student Mentor
Appalachian State University Ecology Effects of a Hyperalkaline Spill on the Macroinvertebrate Community Structure in a Fourth Order Stream Jeffrey Alan Moore Shea Tuberty
Arizona State University Anthropology Patterns of dimorphism and allometry of the hominoid forelimb and the relationship of phylogeny, allometry, and function with interspecific pattern similarity Laura Kathryn Stroik Kaye Reed
Auburn University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Co-evolution of visual photoreceptors and plumage ornamentation in Neotropical manakins (Aves: Pipridae) Stephanie M. Doucet Geoffrey Hill
Ben Gurion University of the Negev Behavioral Ecology A risky mating: constraints on male reproductive success in a widow spider Michal Segoli Yael Lubin
Boise State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Intraocular inflammation: Induction of epithelial cell-secreted proteases by neutrophil-derived Oncostatin M. Marisa Marie Queen Cheryl Jorcyk
Boston University Psychology Declarative Memory in Color-Graphemic Synesthesia Veronica Catherine Gross Alice Cronin-Golomb
Boston University Ecology What determines the invasive success of Alliaria petiolata and Hesperis matronalis? Vikki Lynne Rodgers Adrien Finzi
Bowling Green State University Ecology Biodiversity of diatoms in Forney Creek, Great Smokey Mountains National Park Paula C. Furey Rex Lowe
Brandeis University Anthropology The Role of maize in the development of sociopolitical complexity in the Central Mississippi Valley, A.D. 800-1200 Kimberly Oakberg Allegretto Robert Zeitlin
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York Behavioral Ecology A potential mechanism for detecting water-born vibrations in the Chambered Nautilus Christian Paul Soucier Jennifer Basil
Brown University Paleontology / Sedimentation Shoulder Mechanics and the Evolution of Avian Flight David Bradley Baier Stephen Gatesy
Brown University Physics / Astronomy Analysis of Photometric Redshifts of Galaxies with BLAST Susanna Catherine Finn Gregory Tucker
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Ecology Biological Assessment of Karst Water Ecosystem in the Ponor Mountains, Western Bulgaria: Role of Crustaceans as Bioindicators Vesela Vasileva Evtimova Ivan Pandourski
California State University Northridge Behavioral Ecology Reproductive Behavior of Black Perch (Embiotoca jacksoni) Bridgette Faye Nace Larry Allen
California State University San Marcos Ecology Effects of increased carbon dioxide on calcification rates in magnesian calcite producers Linnae Nicole DeCamp Victoria Fabry
Cambridge University Ecology Fire as a disturbance mechanism in small mammal communities of the Okavango Delta, Botswana Militsa Justine Plavsic Tim Coulson
Carleton College Psychology The Effects of Cholecystokinin-8S on Memory in Female Rats Jamie Lynn Uejima Gretchen Gotthard
Central Michigan University Ecology Genetic Evaluation of Black-Footed Ferrets for Reintroduction Purposes Cynthia King Maddox Bradley Swanson
Central Michigan University Ecology Impacts of Road Salt Runoff on Population Size, Development, and Survival Rates of the Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica) Jane Loretta Murawski James Gillingham
Central Michigan University Behavioral Ecology Predation and Nesting Activity of the Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) on Beaver Island, Michigan Ellen K. Ter Haar James Gillingham
Central Missouri State University Ecology Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Vertical Distribution of Lichen Growth Forms in Canopies of Selected Tree Species Erin Renée Fanning Harold Keller
Central Washington University Hydrology / Geomorphology The Role of Geomorphic and Hydrologic Features on Sediment Clusters in Gravel-Bed Streams, Washington: A Field-Based Approach Ross R. Hendrick Lisa Ely
Clark University Behavioral Ecology The evolution of phenotypically-plastic behavioral syndromes in the threespine stickleback adaptive radiation Katherine Aina Shaw Susan Foster
College of William and Mary Ecology Trophic Upgrading in Marine Food Webs Adriana Judith Veloza Kam Tang
Colorado School of Mines Tectonics / Geophysics Structural analysis of soft-sediment deformation in a paleo-submarine slump and slide complex and prediction of overlying deep-water sandstone architecture Robert Harry Amerman Eric Nelson
Colorado State University Petrology / Geochemistry Determining molybdenite behavior during deformation and it’s effect on the Re-Os geochronometer Parham Perkins Gardner Judith Hannah
Colorado State University Ecology The Persistence of Wildlife Communities on Urban Habitat Islands in the Colorado Front Range Seth Besterveldt Magle Kevin Crooks
Colorado State University Ecology The effect of non-native riparian vegetation on stream invertebrate communities Angela B. Moline N. Poff
Cornell University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Comparative phylogeography of a co-evolving system: tracing the genetic signature of late Quaternary climate change in the pika (Ochotona princeps) and its helminth parasites Kurt E. Galbreath Kelly Zamudio
Cornell University Ecology What Happens When Pathogens Meet a Novel Host? Malaria In An Avian Host Across Its Native and Introduced Range Mari Kimura Irby, Lovette,
Cornell University Physiology / Functional Morphology Decoding the Function of Secondary Olfactory Structures by Manipulating Behavioral Context Ann Marie McNamara Christiane Linster
Dartmouth College Hydrology / Geomorphology Climatic Controls on Soil Erosion: Investigation of quantified erosion rates along a climate gradient in the Sierra Nevada, California Jean Louise Dixon Arjun Heimsath
Duke University Physiology / Functional Morphology A comparative analysis of temporalis muscle fiber architecture in tree-gouging (Callithrix jacchus) and non-gougin (Saguinus oedipus) callitrichids Carolyn Margaret Eng Andrea Taylor
Duke University Anthropology Vertical climbing efficiency in primates Jandy Barbara Hanna Daniel Schmitt
Duke University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Effects of rafting and Pleistocene glaciation on intraspecific genealogies of North Atlantic amphipods (Crustacea: Amphipoda) Christine Marie Henzler Clifford Cunningham
Duke University Anthropology Investigation of the Anatomy of the Muscles of Mastication in Extant Strepsirhines and Reconstruction of these Muscles in Extinct Strepsirhines Jonathan Marcus Perry Christine Wall
Duke University Ecology Remaining habitat for Two Threatened Birds endemic to Northern Amazon Mariana Moncassim Vale Stuart Pimm
East Carolina University Ecology Osprey as a Model of Mercury Accumulation in Top Predators in Aquatic Ecosystems Heidi Lynn Alderman Roger Rulifson
East Carolina University Ecology The effects of competition on seabeach amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus, Raf.) Sarah Elizabeth Johnson Claudia Jolls
East Carolina University Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Use of E-selectin antagonist peptide to investigate the migration of exogenous endothelial cells to tumor vasculature Molishree Umesh Joshi Kathryn Verbanac
Eckerd College Ecology Relative flood tolerance of a Spartina native and invasive hybrid in San Francisco Bay Julie Lynn Turt Jeannine Lessmann
Emporia State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Interaction between Hyperinsulinemia and Depressed Levels of Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 on Neuronal Cell Survival in Alzheimer's Disease Dragos Mihael Galusca Leland Sudlow
Florida Institute of Technology Ecology Testing false-color satellite imaging of Los Amigos, Peru for trends in vegetative structure Aaron Francis Collins Mark Bush
Florida International University Ecology Marine productivity and gecko populations in the Peruvian coastal desert: the importance of marine food subsidies as revealed by stable isotopes and dietary analyses Alessandro Marco Catenazzi Maureen Donnelly
Florida State University Behavioral Ecology The aposematic function of sound production in spiny lobsters Peter Edward Bouwma William Herrnkind
Florida State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Evolution of symbiosis in zoanthids Timothy David Swain Janie Wulff
Gannon University Behavioral Ecology The influence of condition factor and body size on the vocalizations of male round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus) Nicole Renee Abel Greg Andraso
George Washington University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Diversification in a biodiversity hotspot: an example from the Western Ghats’ (India) herpetofauna Sayantan Biswas James Clark
Georgia Southern University Ecology Beaver (Castor canadensis) Impacts on Herbaceous Plant Communities in Southern Georgia Jessica Rae Brzyski Bruce Schulte
Grand Valley State University Ecology Selective predation by yellow perch: are round gobies equal to native prey? Dana Lynn VanHaitsma Carl Ruetz
Harvard University Anthropology Distribution and Movement Patterns of Capuchin Monkeys on Barro Colorado Island, Panama Margaret Chatham Crofoot Richard Wrangham
Harvard University Chemistry Single Particle Tracking Reveals Evidence of Spatial Organization in the Regulation of Complement Activation on the Erythrocyte Membrane Pallop Karnchanaphanurach David Golan
Hobart and William Smitth Colleges Physiology / Functional Morphology The Retinal Morphology of Microchiropteran and Megachiropteran Bats Alyssa Marie Carlson James Ryan
Humboldt State University Ecology The effects of the rodenticide Ramik Green on the non-target slug Limax maximus in Ola’a Forest on the island of Hawaii Melissa Kaye Dean Michael Camann
Idaho State University Petrology / Geochemistry Petrology and Geology of the East Butte area, Bingham County, Idaho: Implications for Bimodal Volcanism on the eastern Snake River Plain Reuben Rudy Ganske Michael McCurry
Idaho State University Behavioral Ecology Mating Strategies in the Female Burying Beetle, Nicrophorus investigator : a case of Intraspecific Brood Parasitism Erin Amelia Olson Rosemary Smith
Idaho State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Discovery, characterization, and specificity of antimicrobial activities found in burying beetle (Nicrophorus) secretions Nicholas K. Wadsworth Larry Farrell
Indiana University Tectonics / Geophysics Timing of Assembly of Tectonic Terranes in Eastern Massachusetts Miriam Barbara Attenoukon Robert Wintsch
Indiana University Ecology Mechanisms underlying complex interactions between plants, herbivores, and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi Alison Elizabeth Bennett James Bever
Indiana University Behavioral Ecology Maintenance of the female color polymorphism in damselflies by negative frequency-dependent selection Idelle Alvaree Cooper Curtis Lively
Indiana University Ecology The Role of Soil Nitrogen Heterogeneity in Enhancing the Diversity and Productivity of Prairie Communities William Brett Mattingly Heather Reynolds
Indiana University Behavioral Ecology Static and dynamic sexual traits in dark-eyed juncos: evolutionary integration or alternative mating strategies? Joel William McGlothlin Ellen Ketterson
Indiana University Anthropology Subsistence Patterns as Markers of Cultural Exchange: Spanish and Taíno Interactions at La Isabela James Michael VanderVeen Geoffrey Conrad
Indiana University Paleontology / Sedimentation Study on the Extinction Pattern of Late Cretaceous Corals from the Rio Maton and Cotui Formations, Puerto Rico Liming Zhu Claudia Johnson
Instituto de Ecología, A.C. Ecology The consequences of rainforest fragmentation and the loss of howler monkeys on seeds dispersal and seedling recruitment in Dialium guianense Alberto Anzures Dadda Robert Manson
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Ecology Paleoecological Inferences on Paleocene-Eocene Condylarths using Dental Morphometrics Tonya Ann Penkrot Mark Teaford
Kent State University Engineering Development of Landslide Hazard Potential Rating System for Selected Counties in Northeast Ohio Ahmad yousef Dalqamouni Abdul Shakoor
Kent State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Request for Support for a Short Research Visit to the Australian Museum in Sydney Sadie Kathleen Reed Stephen Weeks
Kenyatta University Chemistry Phytochemical and Biological Studies of Selected Kenyan Croton Species Used in Traditional Medicine Isaac Ong'weno Onyango Sumesh Chhabra
Lebanon Valley College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Examination of the sequence requirements for the dimerization of guanosine-5'-monophosphate synthetase (GMPS) Jordan Mark Newell Walter Patton
Lee University Ecology Population status of eastern hellbenders Cryptobranchus alleganiensis in the southern Cherokee National Forest Scott Everett Stavely Michael Freake
Lorain County Community College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Construction and Characterization of Synechocystis PCC 6803 mrgA and Phosphoglucomutase Bioreporters to be used to Detect Nutrient Availability in Natural Aquatic Environments Mark Jeremy Rozmarynowycz Kathryn Durham
Louisiana State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Determining the relative importance of natural selection and genetic drift: an empirical investigation of genetic, morphological, and physiological divergence in Andean birds Zachary A. Cheviron Robb Brumfield
Louisiana State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The evolution of trichome production in Arabidopsis thaliana Alyssa Danielle Hakes James Cronin
Louisiana State University Paleontology / Sedimentation Vegetation Change and Land Degradation in the Lake Baringo Ecosystem, Kenya, and East Africa: Evidence from Paleoecology and Remote Sensing Lawrence Morara Kiage Kam-biu Liu
Loyola University Chicago Cell Biology / Biochemistry Extranuclear Androgen Receptors in Axons of the Adult Rat Brain Sara Louise Sarkey Lydia DonCarlos
McGill University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Role of polyploidy in the systematics and evolution of arctic alkaligrasses (Puccinellia) Laurie Lynn Consaul Marcia Waterway
McGill University Anthropology Foxe Basin Archaeology Project Susan Elizabeth Lofthouse James Savelle
McGill University Ecology Tree species diversity and soil respiration in a Panamanian plantation Meaghan Thibault Murphy Catherine Potvin
Miami University of Ohio Physiology / Functional Morphology Brain circuits controlling specific behaviors in the cricket: c-Fos as a marker of neuronal activation Kaushik Ghosal Kathleen Killian
Miami University of Ohio Tectonics / Geophysics Structural controls on fluvial/alluvial deposition, Ischigualasto Basin, NW Argentina Kristin Marie Guthrie Brian Currie
Miami University of Ohio Physiology / Functional Morphology Regulation of neuronal survival in adult sympathetic neurons Elizabeth Ellen Jones Lori Isaacson
Miami University of Ohio Cell Biology / Biochemistry Studies on Cold Resistance in Palms: Analysis of CBF-like (Cold Binding Factor) Genes Li Lu Kenneth Wilson
Miami University of Ohio Ecology Assessing the sustainability of Strip Clear-Cutting in the Peruvian Amazon Xanic Jimena Rondon David Gorchov
Miami University of Ohio Cell Biology / Biochemistry Retina regeneration and the role of FGFs Maria Natalia Vergara Katia Del Rio-Tsonis
Miami University of Ohio Tectonics / Geophysics Sequence Stratigraphy of the Curtis, Summerville and Stump Formations (Late Callovian-Oxfordian), Utah and Colorado William Thomas Wilcox Brian Currie
Middle Tennessee State University Ecology Harvesting Effects on Survivability of Hatchling and Yearling Turtles Brad Michael Glorioso Vincent Cobb
Middle Tennessee State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry The isolation and characterization of a novel Legionella-like amoeba pathogen from a cooling tower Bo Jason Hayes Mary Farone
Mississippi State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Involvement of RuvAB and RecG in the Recovery of Replication following UV-induced DNA Damage in Escherichia coli Janet Renee Donaldson Justin Courcelle
National University of Mar del Plata Behavioral Ecology Intraspecific comparative study of the dispersal patterns in two populations of the subterranean rodent Ctenomys talarum Ana Paula Cutrera Eileen Lacey
New Jersey Institute of Technology Engineering Discrete Element Modeling of Granular Segregation Induced By Horizontal Vibrations Shawn Alexander Chester Anthony Rosato
New Mexico State University Behavioral Ecology Conservation genetics of banner-tailed kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spectabilis): a molecular ecology perspective Verity Lynn Mathis Gary Roemer
North Carolina State University Physiology / Functional Morphology Can nematodes cause the same ion flux changes around root hairs of Lotus japonicus as those caused by nodule-inducing bacteria? Shantha Ramani Sumanasinghe Nina Allen
North Carolina State University Behavioral Ecology Behavioral and chemical ecology of Neotropical ant-gardens Elsa Kristen Youngsteadt Coby Schal
Northern Arizona University Petrology / Geochemistry Tephrachronology of pre-Holocene deposits, Newberry Volcano, Oregon Beth Christine Duschatko Nancy Riggs
Northern Arizona University Ecology Evaluating Migratory Routes of Neotropical Migrants Using Stable Isotopes Kristina L. Ecton Charles van Riper III
Northern Arizona University Hydrology / Geomorphology Analysis of alluvial flood deposits, Newberry Volcano, central Oregon Karen Marie Vanaman Nancy Riggs
Ohio State University Anthropology Gender-Based Health Differences in Medieval Poland Tracy Kay Betsinger Clark Larsen
Ohio State University Anthropology A Geospatial Bioarchaeological Perspective on Behavior, Activity Patterns, and Lifestyle in the Eastern Woodlands of North America Kimberly Denise Williams Clark Larsen
Ohio State University Anthropology Rethinking the role of infant development in health outcomes among the Datoga of Tanzania Alyson Gail Young Ivy Pike
Oregon State University Behavioral Ecology Feather Choice In Tachycineta Swallows Miranda Michelle Cooley Tara Robinson
Oregon State University Ecology Effects of Ultraviolet-B Radiation on Melanin Production and Heat Shock Proteins in Amphibians Elizabeth Anne Fasy Andrew Blaustein
Oregon State University Physiology / Functional Morphology Comparative Physiology of “Time-Keeping” Mechanisms: Evolved or Environmentally Induced? Deborah Irene Lutterschmidt Robert Mason
Pennsylvania State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Regulation of Osteoblast Alkaline Phosphatase Activity by Bone-Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells Elizabeth Marie Chislock Andrea Mastro
Pennsylvania State University Physics / Astronomy Gas-assisted Capture of Earth-like Satellites by Migrating Exosolar Planets Justin Robert Crepp Darren Williams
Pennsylvania State University Physics / Astronomy A New Technique for Calibrating High-Energy Neutrino Detectors: AMANDA/IceCube Steven Michael Movit Douglas Cowen
Portland State University Hydrology / Geomorphology The effect of supra-glacial debris on the morphology of Eliot Glacier, Mt. Hood, Oregon Keith Michael Jackson Andrew Fountain
Portland State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Do pollinator shifts and floral character evolution correlate to large area radiations in Sisyrinchium (Iridaceae)? Lisa Diane Karst Carol Wilson
Portland State University Ecology Responses of the parental and hybrid genotypes of the Piriqueta caroliniana complex to calcareous soil conditions Joshua Joseph Picotte Mitchell Cruzan
Princeton University Physiology / Functional Morphology The Hormonal Control of Year-Round Aggression in Avian Females Lauren Michele Costa Michaela Hau
Princeton University Physiology / Functional Morphology Endocrine Mechanisms of Alternative Phenotypes in the White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) Laura Henderson Spinney Michaela Hau
Rush University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Expression and Gene Regulation of Heparanase in Diabetic Nephropathy Justin Brian Maxhimer Xiulong Xu
Rutgers University Tectonics / Geophysics Oblique-inversions structures: their geometry, development, and utility as strain-state indicators Mark S. Baum Roy Schlische
Saint Anselm College Chemistry Quantitative Spectroscopic Characterization of Ancient Coins Ashley Sue Dumas Mary Kate Donais
Saint Francis University Chemistry Electrochemistry of a model compound of Hydroxylamino oxidoredietase Christopher Ryan Yeisley Edward Zovinka
Saint Louis University Engineering Characterizing Polymers to Increase Bone Growth for Orthopedic Applications Sanja Benac Rebecca Willits
Saint Louis University Tectonics / Geophysics Fluid migration in and across fault zones with footwall shales and hanging wall carbonates in Sawtooth Range of the Rocky Mountains, northwest Montana Teresa Sabato Ceraldi David Kirschner
Saint Louis University Ecology Relative fitness of two sympatric congeneric Plantago species: a test of the enemy release hypothesis Michele Rae Schutzenhofer Thomas Valone
Simon Fraser University Physiology / Functional Morphology Effects of elevated yolk corticosterone on nestling phenotype Oliver Patrick Love Tony Williams
Southwest Missouri State University Ecology Evaluating the effects of fire frequency and intensity on nutrient availability in Ozark forests by monitoring soil respiration David Aaron Pulley D. Wait
St Mary's College Moraga Ecology Assesing the Environmental Quality of Suisun Bay Through Water, Sediment and Organism Census Data Monica Alexandra Needoba Steven Kelley
State University of New York at Stony Brook Ecology Quantification of bacterial metabolic activities in deltaic tropical mobile muds Vanessa Marilie Madrid Josephine Aller
State University of New York at Stony Brook Chemistry Synthesis and Characterization of BaTiO3 and SrTiO3 nanostructures Yuanbing Mao Stanislaus Wong
State University of West Georgia Behavioral Ecology Training Bobwhite to Increase Predator Recognition and Reaction Time Dale Allyn Zaborowski Carl Quertermus
Syracuse University Petrology / Geochemistry Quantifying the Potential Role of the Mantle in Magma Generation in the Catalina Metamorphic Core Complex, Arizona Jessica Jean Terrien Suzanne Baldwin
Tennessee Technological University Chemistry Selective Dissolution of Heavy Metals from Soils Utilizing Accelerated Solvent Extraction Timothy Morris Cofer Dale Ensor
Tennessee Technological University Chemistry Extraction of Radioactive Cesium from High-Level Waste Benjamin Wade Harmon Dale Ensor
Texas A&M University Anthropology Dating the Late Pleistocene Climate Reversal in Central Argentina Heidi M. Luchsinger Michael Waters
Texas Tech University Paleontology / Sedimentation Variation Analysis Of Palmatolepis (Implementing GIS): A Qualitative and Quantitative Method Lori Lee Manship James Barrick
Texas Tech University Paleontology / Sedimentation Bone Histology of the Titanosaurid Sauropod Dinosaur Alamosaurus from the Javelina Formation, Big Bend National Park Holly Noelle Woodward Thomas Lehman
The Graduate Center, The City University of New York Anthropology Cranial Variation in Homo erectus Karen Lynn Baab Eric Delson
Towson University Behavioral Ecology Does extra-marital mating make bluebirds blue? Color and paternity in Mountain Bluebirds Susan L. Balenger L. Johnson
Tulane University Ecology The effects of egg retention in cold climates on offspring morphology and performance in a montane lizard Christine Renate Buckley Duncan Irschick
Tulane University Ecology Metabolic cost of increased production of secondary compounds in a tropical understory shrub Rita Malia Fincher Lee Dyer
Tulane University Anthropology Violence and Site Abandonment: Bioarchaeological Investigation of the Collapse of Mayapan Stanley Serafin John Verano
Tulane University Ecology How do pesticides in Costa Rican banana plantations affect biological control of caterpillars? Angela Marie Smilanich Lee Dyer
Tulane University Petrology / Geochemistry Sources of organic carbon to the Louisiana shelf: spatial and benthic-coupling dynamics Laura A. Wysocki Thomas Bianchi
Unity College Ecology Morphological Changes in the Presence of Invasive Species Jason Dallas Reynolds Amy Arnett
University of Alabama Petrology / Geochemistry Volcanoes and glaciers: dating of glaciovolcanic eruptions and Holocene-Pleistocene ice-sheet distributions, southwestern British Columbia, Canada John Ashley Towns Nathan Green
University of Alabama at Birmingham Psychology Children’s Self-Selection into Risky Pedestrian Settings Benjamin Keith Barton David Schwebel
University of Alaska Anchorage Hydrology / Geomorphology Geomorphology and formation of Crescent Lake valley, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska Laura Ann Sederstrom Kristine Crossen
University of Alaska Fairbanks Ecology Dynamics of chemical defenses in four Kachemak Bay kelp species as a response to gastropod grazing patterns Angela May Dubois Katrin Iken
University of Alaska Fairbanks Ecology Ant Effects on the Reproduction of Acacia constricta Elizabeth Fleur Nicklen Diane Wagner
University of Alberta Ecology Demography and population dynamics of black-tailed prairie dogs in a fragmented landscape of Chihuahua, Mexico Rafael Avila-Flores Stan Boutin
University of Arizona Anthropology Investigating human diet in northern Mongolia during the Pleistocene Evan Stuart Grant John Olsen
University of Arizona Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Ponerine Ants Chris Alan Schmidt David Maddison
University of Buenos Aires Cell Biology / Biochemistry Direct PCR detection of Cryptosporidium parvum in human feces and environmental waters Laura Judith Geffner Graciela Garbossa
University of Buenos Aires Ecology Effects of seed selection by harvester ants on seed abundance in the central Monte desert Gabriela Inés Pirk Luis Marone
University of Buenos Aires Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Cytogenetic characterization of Saimiri boliviensis from the Corrientes Biological Station (EBCo) in Argentina Eliana Ruth Steinberg Marta Mudry
University of California, Berkeley Paleontology / Sedimentation Mammalian Faunal Change in the Early Oligocene of Mongolia Brian Paul Kraatz Anthony Barnosky
University of California, Berkeley Cell Biology / Biochemistry Examining the Effect of Short-Term Treatment of Estrogen before Carcinogen Exposure Mona Rezapour Rajkumar Lakshmanaswamy
University of California, Berkeley Anthropology Evolutionary Origins of Human Ethanol Intake in Primate Frugivory? Dustin Blake Stephens Robert Dudley
University of California, Berkeley Ecology Impacts of an introduced plant pathogen on the ecology of a human disease Andrea Swei Cheryl Briggs
University of California, Berkeley Behavioral Ecology Does Microbial Penetration Affect Hatching Success in Temperate Passerine Birds? Jennifer Man-Ling Wang Steven Beissinger
University of California, Berkeley Cell Biology / Biochemistry Test of relationship between polymorphisms in the glucocorticoid response element sequence in the proviral promoter of bovine leukemia virus and parity protection against human breast cancer Xiangrong Zhao Gertrude Buehring
University of California, Davis Anthropology Ecological Consequences of Trichromatic Color Vision for Callicebus brunneus, a New World Monkey John Andrew Bunce Lynne Isbell
University of California, Irvine Physiology / Functional Morphology Functional analysis of variable skeletal morphology in batoid (elasmobranchii) wings Justin Thayne Schaefer Adam Summers
University of California, Los Angeles Tectonics / Geophysics Assessing uplift and shortening in the Cordillera Real, Bolivia: Geologic and thermal constraints Robert James Gillis Brian Horton
University of California, Los Angeles Psychology An investigation of the relationship between facial phenotype and decisions affecting cooperation Kevin John Haley Daniel Fessler
University of California, Los Angeles Anthropology Maternal Condition and Lactational Investment: Milk Composition in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) Katherine Jane Hinde Joan Silk
University of California, Los Angeles Tectonics / Geophysics Tectonic development of the easternmost segment of the Altyn Tagh fault system and the Nan Shan thrust belt, northwestern China Michael William McRivette An Yin
University of California, Los Angeles Ecology The interaction of selective mortality, density dependence, and habitat quality in coral reef fish population dynamics Jameal F. Samhouri Richard Vance
University of California, Los Angeles Psychology Mapping Declarative Memory Changes in the Brain Indre Vida Viskontas Barbara Knowlton
University of California, Riverisde Cell Biology / Biochemistry Recruitment of TAF1 to DNA by acetylated p53 Gang Li Xuan Liu
University of California, Riverside Anthropology Quantitative Phosphorous Testing of Exterior Living Spaces as an Index of Social Identity Chelsea Blackmore Wendy Ashmore
University of California, Riverside Paleontology / Sedimentation Relative Oxygen Model Based on Devonian Black Shale Brachiopods Diana Lynne Boyer Mary Droser
University of California, Riverside Paleontology / Sedimentation Responses of Marine Communities to Global Climate Change: Studying a Guild in Evolutionary Time Yasmin Jahanara Rahman Mary Droser
University of California, Santa Barbara Ecology The Influence of Giant Kelp on Suspension-Feeding Marine Invertebrates Katherine Kimberlin Arkema Sally Holbrook
University of California, Santa Barbara Anthropology Functional Differences Between Upland and Lowland Neolithic Sites in Southern Germany Eric Shane Nocerino Michael Jochim
University of California, Santa Barbara Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Role of Thrombospondin-4 in Retinal Development Erin Charlotte Tolhurst Dennis Clegg
University of California, Santa Cruz Anthropology Biological Effects of Slavery and Emancipation on Historical African Americans Vicki Lynn Wedel Alison Galloway
University of Central Florida Ecology Intra-nest temperature regimes and hatchling ecology of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas): Determining hatchling sex ratio, hatching to emergence interval, and factors affecting emergence Brian Jeffrey Thompson Llewellyn Ehrhart
University of Chicago Chemistry Probing the Dissociation Dynamics of the Methoxycarbonyl Radical Laura Ruth McCunn Laurie Butler
University of Chicago Paleontology / Sedimentation The Bones of Yellowstone: An Exploration into Temperate Vertebrate Taphonomy and a Comparison with Amboseli, Kenya Joshua Hays Miller Michael LaBarbera
University of Chicago Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Increasing complexity in cheilostome bryozoans: a passive or driven trend? Virginia Ann Miller Scott Lidgard
University of Chicago Ecology Omnivory, interaction web dynamics, and the properties of real food webs Mark Novak Tim Wootton
University of Chicago Ecology Linking bottom-up forces to variation in life history success: the impact of herring spawn on intertidal and shallow subtidal kelp communities in Alaska Andrew Olaf Shelton Cathy Pfister
University of Chicago Physiology / Functional Morphology Functional and morphological convergence of herbivorous lizard skulls Charles Tristan Stayton Mark Westneat
University of Cincinnati Chemistry Investigating Electronic Communication Mediated by -stacks Pamilla J. Ball William Connick
University of Cincinnati Petrology / Geochemistry Arsenic study in Mason, Ohio Alejandra Bonilla J. Maynard
University of Cincinnati Paleontology / Sedimentation Making the Transition from Subfossil to Fossil: The Formation of Shell Beds in the Record Chad Allen Ferguson Arnold Miller
University of Cincinnati Physics / Astronomy Defect depth-profiling in ferroelectric Bi4Ti3O12 and Bi4-xLaxTi3O12 thin films by positron annihilation Chiyat Ben Yau Relva Buchanan
University of Colorado, Boulder Anthropology Early State Organization on the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico Sarah Barr Barber Arthur Joyce
University of Colorado, Boulder Cell Biology / Biochemistry Investigating the effect of simulated microgravity and radiation on osteoblasts for the ultimate prediction of changes in long duration space flight Andrea Marie Hanson Virginia Ferguson
University of Connecticut Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Investigating the evolution of male and female genitalic structures in Phyllophaga species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) and their role in post-copulatory sexual selection Maxi Michelle Polihronakis Charles Henry
University of Connecticut Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Genome evolution under relaxed functional constraints: an example from the non-photosynthetic liverwort, Cryptothallus mirabilis (Jungermanniopsida, Aneuraceae) Norman John Wickett Bernard Goffinet
University of Delaware Paleontology / Sedimentation An evaluation of coccolith Sr/Ca measures of paleoproductivity: comparison to Pliocene-Miocene benthic foram records from Atlantic ODP sites 925 and 982 Amanda Jo Waite Katharina Billups
University of Florida Systematics / Evolutionary Biology A test of selective arena in Campeloma limum as an explanation for the association between brooding and parthenogenesis Lisa Tascille Crummett Colette St. Mary
University of Florida Paleontology / Sedimentation Early flowering plant evolution during the mid-Cretaceous Shusheng Hu David Dilcher
University of Florida Physiology / Functional Morphology Normoxia as a stressor: abiotic factors influencing the distribution of the bivalve Sphaerium spp. in an African swamp Joanna Joyner-Matos David Julian
University of Florida Ecology Role of Seed Dispersers in the Evolutionary Diversification of Fruiting Plants Silvia Beatriz Lomáscolo Colin Chapman
University of Florida Physiology / Functional Morphology How is Diachasmimorpha longicaudata Entomopoxvirus (DlEPV) acquired by wasp offspring? Matos Fernando Luis Pauline Lawrence
University of Florida Physiology / Functional Morphology Behavioral and fitness consequences of endocrine disruption in wild amphibian populations Krista Ann-Marie McCoy Colette St Mary
University of Florida Ecology Effects of patch quality and network structure on patch-occupancy dynamics of a yellow-bellied marmot metapopulation Arpat Ozgul Madan Oli
University of Florida Ecology Effects of Hypoxia on the Life History and Energetics of the African Cichlid Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor Erin Elizabeth Reardon Lauren Chapman
University of Florida Ecology Expansion of the Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater ater) into Florida Matthew Jason Reetz Kathryn Sieving
University of Georgia Cell Biology / Biochemistry Biological Cyanide Production in Myxococcus xanthus Patrick David Curtis Lawrence Shimkets
University of Georgia Ecology Prevalence of disease in free-ranging birds in and around the Maquipucuna Reserve, Ecuador and its relationship to habitat use Sonia M. Hernandez-Divers Rosemond Amy
University of Georgia Anthropology Woodstock: Understanding Settlement, Subsistence and Political Change in the Late Woodland Southeast Julie Gayle Markin David Hally
University of Georgia Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Multi-scale Analysis of Gene Flow in the Emergent Aquatic Macrophyte Hymenocallis coronaria Scott Howard Markwith Kathleen Parker
University of Georgia Petrology / Geochemistry Geochemical Evidence of Meteoric Diagenesis in Ordovician Limestones of the Nashville Dome, TN Bethany Jean Purdin Loren Railsback,
University of Georgia Petrology / Geochemistry Experimental Determination of Source Material and P-T-a(H2O) Melting Christian Michael Schrader Alberto Patino-Douce
University of Georgia Hydrology / Geomorphology Tracer study to determine biogeochemical controls on the fate of nitrate along a ground-water to surface-water flow path Katherine Lynn Schroer Valentine Nzengung
University of Georgia Anthropology The Agricultural Landscapes of the Maya in Northwestern Belize Tammy Yvonne Watkins Elois Ann Berlin
University of Hawaii at Manoa Petrology / Geochemistry Paleoclimatic study of an alpine lake Laurie Menviel Jane Schoonmaker
University of Hawaii at Manoa Behavioral Ecology The Role of the Auditory System in the Recruitment of Larval Reef Fish Laura Rose Sharkey Timothy Tricas
University of Houston - Downtown Petrology / Geochemistry Determination of the Ammonium Present in the Granites in the Bullrun and Grouse Creek Intrusions in N.E. Oregon Deedra Marie Balli Kenneth Johnson
University of Houston - Downtown Petrology / Geochemistry Geochemical Comparison Between Geophagous and Non-Geophagous Clays Judith F. Vazquez Kenneth Johnson
University of Illinois at Chicago Physiology / Functional Morphology Novel therapeutic approach for Alzheimer’s disease using small interference RNA Young-Don Kwak Kiminobu Sugaya
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Behavioral Ecology Factors affecting site fidelity of a burrowing crayfish Jason Louis Cashmore Carla Caceres
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Ecology Influence of Microbial Activity on Travertine Mineralization: Abiotic vs. Biotic Controls on Carbonate Precipitation Michael James Savin Bruce Fouke
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Tectonics / Geophysics Development of a Digital Model of the Surface and Subsurface Shape of the Lisa Marie Tranel Stephen Marshak
University of Iowa Paleontology / Sedimentation Lower Ordovician (Ibexian) trilobites of the Cow Head Group, western Newfoundlan, Canada Talia S. Karim Jonathan Adrain
University of Kansas Petrology / Geochemistry Origin and provenance of the Gula Nappe Complex from age dating of detrital zircons, South-Central Norwegian Caledonides Michael Lee Benjamin Elizabeth McClellan
University of Kansas Tectonics / Geophysics Cenozoic E-W Extension in the Southern Tangra Yum Co and Kung Co Rifts, Central Tibet Terrence Joseph Dewane Daniel Stockli
University of Kansas Paleontology / Sedimentation Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Morrison Formation Deposits, Big Horn Basin, Wyoming Debra Sue Jennings Stephen Hasiotis
University of Kansas Anthropology Population History of the Garifuna of Saint Vincent Island and Central America Christine Ann Phillips-Krawczak Michael Crawford
University of Kansas Paleontology / Sedimentation Integration of ichnology and sedimentology in interpreting alluvial deposits of the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Big Horn Basin, Wyoming Brian Frederic Platt Stephen Hasiotis
University of Louisville Cell Biology / Biochemistry Non-Apoptotic Caspase-3 Activation in Zebrafish Cone Photoreceptors Regina Danielle Ralston Heywood Petry
University of Maine Ecology Spatial Effects of Predation on the American Lobster Curtis Jason Brown Richard Wahle
University of Maine Ecology Density dependent historecognition in the colonial ascidian, Botryllus schlosseri, as influenced by genetic relatedness Sheri L. Johnson Philip Yund
University of Manchester Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Evolution of fluctuating asymmetry in Drosophila wing shape Nelly Appolline Gidaszewski Christian Klingenberg
University of Massachusetts Ecology A test for evolved increase in phenotypic plasticity in invasive populations of cheatgrass, Bromus tectorum L Elizabeth Bone Peter Alpert
University of Massachusetts Anthropology An Elite Maya Residence in at Dos Hombres, Belize Timothy Donovan Hollis Lauren Sullivan
University of Massachusetts Physiology / Functional Morphology Early changes in gene expression with immobilization Maria Laina Urso Priscilla Clarkson
University of Massachusetts Amherst Cell Biology / Biochemistry An in vitro model to determine the mechanism by which statins and ubiquinone affect C2C12 myotubes Cynthia Frances Chi Priscilla Clarkson
University of Massachusetts Amherst Physiology / Functional Morphology Material properties and locomotor function of skin in swimming vertebrates Nicole Danos Elizabeth Brainerd
University of Memphis Physiology / Functional Morphology Distinguishing the immunosuppressive actions of testosterone and corticosterone Raoul Keith Boughton Stephan Schoech
University of Memphis Behavioral Ecology Male meadow voles adjust their sperm investment in response to a risk of sperm competition Javier delBarco Trillo Matthew Parris
University of Miami Behavioral Ecology The cardiac response as a measure of song perception in the song sparrow Melospiza melodia Rindy Christine Anderson William Searcy
University of Miami Behavioral Ecology The ontogeny of feeding behavior in the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris: the roles of experience and maturation in foraging skill acquisition of a generalist predator Jennifer Louise Ciaccio Steven Green
University of Miami Ecology The influence of abiotic and biotic factors on nearshore marine communities of the Bahamas Vanessa Lynn Nero Kathleen Sullivan-Sealey
University of Michigan Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism Timothy Michael Connallon Laura Knowles
University of Michigan Tectonics / Geophysics Paleomagnetism of the Keweenaw Peninsula - Investigation of Potential Orocline Rotation James Stephen Hnat Rob van der Voo
University of Michigan Petrology / Geochemistry Radiogenic Isotope Variations in an Active Subduction Setting (St. Lucia, W.I.) – Implications for Magma Petrogenesis Tanya Chantal Shavalia Samuel Mukasa
University of Michigan Paleontology / Sedimentation Reconstructing the Depositional and Diagenetic Settings of Late Pennsylvanian Algal Bioherms, Holder Formation, New Mexico Matthew Scott Wasson Kyger Lohmann
University of Minnesota Ecology Do changes in ultraviolet-B radiation affect mycorrhizal colonization? An investigation in the Colorado shortgrass steppe Leslie Alyson Brandt Jennifer King
University of Minnesota Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Dynamics of Mutualism in Plants and Rhizobia Katy Denise Heath Peter Tiffin
University of Minnesota Tectonics / Geophysics A geochronological investigation of the emplacement of the Red Wine Mountains massif, eastern Grenville Province, Labrador Fawna Joy Korhonen James Stout
University of Minnesota Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Molecular Phylogenetics and Trophic Morphology of the Cyprinid Genera, Campostoma and Nocomis (Ostariophysi: Cyprinidae) Brett Christian Nagle Andrew Simons
University of Minnesota, Duluth Tectonics / Geophysics Deformation, metamorphism and tectonic history of 1.7 Ga orogenic events in Proterozoic gneisses of the Mojave Province, Providence Mountains, SE California Michael Edwards Rieser John Goodge
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Psychology fMRI Study of Memory Systems Underlying the Differential Outcomes Effect Mok Leh Woon James Overmier
University of Minnessota Ecology Temperature and Resource Effects on Bacterial Stoichiometry and Nutrient Recycling Edward Kyle Hall Jim Cotner
University of Mississippi Engineering Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer Nanofibers Produced by Emulsion Polymerization in Cylindrical Micelles Suxiang Wei John O'Haver
University of Missouri, Columbia Behavioral Ecology Phenotypic plasticity of mate choice Oliver Mathias Beckers Johannes Schul
University of Missouri, Columbia Behavioral Ecology Patterns of mating and dispersal behavior in a treehopper Paul Anthony De Luca Reginald Cocroft
University of Missouri, Columbia Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Role of the cytoskeleton mechanotransduction: a study using magnetic tweezers Basarab Gabriel Hosu Gabor Forgacs
University of Missouri, Columbia Anthropology Social Support Networks and Child Morbidity in a Dominican Village Colleen Hillary Nyberg Mark Flinn
University of Missouri, Columbia Physiology / Functional Morphology The Use of Embryonic Stem Cells in a Mouse Model of Retinal Degeneration Zachary Ryan Whitehead Mark Kirk
University of Missouri, St Louis Ecology The impact of human activities on macaw diversity and abundance in lowland forest of Amazonia Jose Francisco Fabara Bette Loiselle
University of Missouri, St. Louis Ecology Ecology and Conservation of Pampas Grassland Birds Adrian Bruno Azpiroz John Blake
University of Missouri, St. Louis Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Systematics, Biogeography and Population History of Fire-eye Antbirds (Thamnophilidae, Aves) in the Neotropics Marcos Maldonado Coelho John Blake
University of Montana Hydrology / Geomorphology Can a river heal itself? A case study on the upper Clark Fork River, MT Anna Kendall Beene-Crowder Johnnie Moore
University of Montana Ecology Interactions between Dendroctonus ponderosae and its filamentous fungal associates Katherine Patricia Bleiker Diana Six
University of Montana Behavioral Ecology Longterm Consequences of Brood Amalgamation in the Tortoise Beetle Acromis sparsa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Paula Alejandra Trillo Douglas Emlen
University of Nebraska Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Systematics and conservation genetics in the North American fish genus Cycleptus (Catostomidae) Michael Lee Bessert Guillermo Orti
University of Nebraska at Omaha Ecology The effects of grassland patch and landscape characteristics on the predator community of grassland bird nests Page Elizabeth Klug Lillian Wolfenbarger
University of Nebraska at Omaha Cell Biology / Biochemistry Structural analysis of the 5' nontranslated region (5'NTR) in the genomic RNA of wild type and nonvirulent strains of the Coxsackie B3 virus Johanna Marie Missak William Tapprich
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Ecology Molecular Survey of a Macroscopic White Floc-forming Microbial Community in Darrough's Hot Spring, a 95ºC Spring in Central Nevada Erin Frances Murphy Brian Hedlund
University of Nevada, Reno Ecology Comparative Phylogeography of Lahontan Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clark henshawi) and the Paiute Sculpin (Cottus beldingi): application of a model approach to ecosystem management Theresa Ortensia Jenkins Guy Hoelzer
University of New England Physiology / Functional Morphology Effect of seasonal temperature change and acclimation on prey size selection and energetic cost of attack of Asterias vulagaris Kerry Lynn Weber Anne Brown
University of New Hampshire Cell Biology / Biochemistry Molecular Investigations of Photobiology in the Green Sea Urchin, Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis Thomas M Barry Charles Walker
University of New Hampshire Ecology Discerning the ecological history of a cryptogenic marine snail, Littorina littorea, utilizing a novel combination of molecular genetics and parasites April M.H. Blakeslee Michael Lesser
University of New Hampshire Petrology / Geochemistry Establishing Production Rates of Cosmogenic 36-Cl from Holocene Lava Flows in the Western Volcanic Zone of Iceland Catherine Lee Denoncourt Joseph Licciardi
University of New Haven Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Assessment of Population Differentiation in the Polychaete, Hobsonia florida in Light of the Geologic History of Long Island Sound Mary Ann Olson-Russello Roman Zajac
University of New Mexico Anthropology Essential fatty acids and development in Ecuadorian children John D. Wagner Jane Lancaster
University of New Orleans Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Predicting the response to natural selection in a long-lived plant Cristina Lopez-Gallego Joseph Pechmann
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Anthropology Enhancing the Digital Representation of Archaeological Landscapes:Microtopography & GIS James Andrew Kenworthy Clara Scarry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Thermal adaptation of the pitcher plant mosquito, Wyeomyia smithii Gregory J. Ragland Joel Kingsolver
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Anthropology The Effect of Socio-political Changes on Human Skeletal Remains from the Transitional Period (AD 800-950) in the Jequetepeque-Chaman region, Peru Sara Kathryn Simon Dale Hutchinson
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Physiology / Functional Morphology Effects of exercise on bone mineral density during lactation Melanie Joy Bopp Cheryl Lovelady
University of North Carolina at Wilmington Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The role of gametic incompatibility in the maintenance of species boundaries between hybridizing blue mussels Christin Tara Slaughter Michael McCartney
University of North Texas Health Science Center Cell Biology / Biochemistry Identification of a Novel Tumor Associated Ligand for the Natural Killer Cell Receptor 2B4 Swapnil Vijay Vaidya Porunelloor Mathew
University of Northern Colorado Ecology Resource use in relation to wingloading in female bats in Boulder County, CO Jessica Yvonne Kiser Adams Rick
University of Oklahoma Ecology Ecosystem and genetic characteristics affect susceptibility to predation? Punidan D. Jeyasingh Lawrence Weider
University of Oregon Ecology Postglacial forest development and disturbance history from the biologically diverse Klamath Mountains Christy Elaine Briles Cathy Whitlock
University of Oregon Physiology / Functional Morphology The effects of hypoxia on HIF-1a and hemocyanin expression in Cancer magister Jennifer Mary Head Nora Terwilliger
University of Pennsylvania Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Temporal origins of Neotropical diversity: Phylogeny and diversification of serrasalmine fishes (Ostariophysi: Characiformes) Wasila M. Dahdul Arthur Dunham
University of Pittsburgh Ecology The evolution of phenotypic plasticity in snails: the role of phenotypic trade-offs Jason Todd Hoverman Rick Relyea
University of Pittsburgh Ecology The Effect of Vegetative Herbivory on the Mating System of Impatiens Capensis Janette Ann Steets Tia-Lynn Ashman
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Ecology Butterflies of “La Tula” watershed, Puerto Rico: Spatial heterogeneity and morphologic diversity Rodney Rodriguez Carla Restrepo
University of Puget Sound Anthropology Musculoskeltal stress markers (MSM) as indicators of kneeling behavior in a Byzantine Jerusalem monastery Andrea Laneece Hatch Susan Sheridan
University of Saskatchewan Petrology / Geochemistry Stable carbon isotopes in Mexican free-tailed bat guano as a record of semi-arid climate variability over the late Pleistocene and Holocene Christopher Martin Wurster William Patterson
University of South Dakota Physiology / Functional Morphology Studying AMPA receptor trafficking during in vitro eyeblink classical conditioning in turtles Maxim Vladimirovich Mokin Joyce Keifer
University of South Florida Ecology Effects of Hydrodynamics on Bleaching in Corals: Does Increased Flow Lead to Diminished Bleaching Stress? Sean W. Kinane Florence Thomas
University of South Florida Anthropology Isotopic Analysis of Mummies from Northwestern Argentina Nicole Regan Shelnut Robert Tykot
University of Southern California Paleontology / Sedimentation Mat-busters: ichnofossil evidence for the Cambrian Substrate Revolution Katherine Anne Nicholson David Bottjer
University of Southern Mississippi Anthropology Social and Political Complexity at Deathly Silent Mound Matthew Ronald Freeman Homer Jackson
University of Southern Mississippi Psychology Acoustic Discrimination in Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) Peter C. Sugarman Stan Kuczaj
University of Sydney Behavioral Ecology The effect of foraging mode on snake ecology and evolution: evidence from an Australian legless lizard (Lialis burtonis) Michael Donald Wall Richard Shine
University of Tennessee Paleontology / Sedimentation Origin of Breccias in the Wallace Fm., Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup, MT and ID Quintin Michael Overocker Linda Kah
University of Tennessee Ecology C3/C4 Variations in Higher Salt Marsh Sediments: An Application of                                      Compound Specific Isotopic Analysis of Lipid Biomarkers to Late Holocene Paleoclimatic Research Benjamin Ryan Tanner Maria Uhle
University of Tennessee, Knoxville Petrology / Geochemistry Investigating the Origin of an Unusual Precambrain Carbonate Morphology John Curtis Crawford Linda Kah
University of Texas Behavioral Ecology The Evolution of Social Parasitism in Megalomyrmex Ants Rachelle Martha Marie Adams Ulrich Mueller
University of Texas Petrology / Geochemistry Field and petrographic study of mylonitic fabrics: Implications for tectonic corrugation development, Tanque Verde Ridge, Arizona, USA Ethan Richard Perry Sharon Mosher
University of Texas at Austin Cell Biology / Biochemistry Computationally-Guided Approach to Augmenting the Genetic Code Vlad Alexandru Codrea Andrew Ellington
University of Texas at Austin Cell Biology / Biochemistry Determining Reptilian Sex-Specific Markers Using AFLP Hung Quoc Doan David Crews
University of Texas at Austin Chemistry Thermochemistry of Peroxyacetyl Nitrate via Vibrational Overtone Absorption Spectroscopy Bradley Alan Flowers John Stanton
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Role of the Immunological Synapse In T Cell Function Bozidar Purtic Christoph Wuelfing
University of Utah Physiology / Functional Morphology Effect of fiber levels on specific dynamic action and digestion in a small herbivorous lizard Shannon Patricia O'Grady Marie Dearing
University of Virginia Chemistry Differential Expression of the Post-translational Modification Patterns on Linker Histone H1.2 from Apoptotic Versus Healthy Cells Benjamin Aaron Garcia Donald Hunt
University of Virginia Ecology Reciprocal subsidies at a pond-forest boundary Johanna Marie Kraus Henry Wilbur
University of Washington Physiology / Functional Morphology Urban Adaptation in North American Passerine Birds Frances Bonier John Wingfield
University of Washington Physics / Astronomy HI Properties of Optically Selected Galaxies in SDSS and HIPASS Andrew Alan West Julianne Dalcanton
University of Washington Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Reproductive ecology of Antelope ground squirrels at their northern range limit Joshua Ryan Whorley George Kenagy
University of Wisconsin Psychology The Role of Progesterone in Mammalian Paternal Behavior Tina Kay Whitney Catherine Marler
University of Wisconsin - Madison Psychology Influences of Paternal Behavior on the Development of Aggression Jessica Susan Berndt Catherine Marler
University of Wisconsin - Madison Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Importance of TGF-B; in the Host Immune Response to Lethal H5N1 Influenza Infection Jeremy Clinton Jones Stacey Schultz-Cherry
University of Wisconsin - Madison Petrology / Geochemistry Quantifying Adsorption Energies of a Cell Membrane Phospholipid on Oxide Mineral Surfaces Timothy Ash Oleson Nita Sahai
University of Wisconsin - Madison Hydrology / Geomorphology Erosion and Sedimentation History of Emrick Lake, South-Central Wisconsin, in Response to Holocene Environmental Change Kevin Malone Spigel James Knox
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Psychology The Effects of Bilateral Lesions of the Dentate Nucleus of the Cerebellum on Intensity Dependent Stimuli Joshua Dean Halonen Rodney Swain
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Psychology Epilepsy as a model for angiogenesis: The effects of short-duration seizure induction on vasculature in rodents Dana Marie Troullier Rodney Swain
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Ecology Seed dispersal and predation by a tropical forest rodent Alejandra Carvajal Gregory Adler
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Physiology / Functional Morphology Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome and Retinal Cones Erin Christine Jenewein Dana Vaughan
Villanova University Ecology Are College Campuses Reservoirs for Arthropod Diversity and Abundance? Trista Lee Felty April Boulton
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Physiology / Functional Morphology Effects of Thyroid Disruption on Gene expression in Developing Avian Brain Yu Chen F. M. Anne McNabb
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Tectonics / Geophysics Strain symmetry at the base of the Moine nappe, NW Scotland: implications for material flow along orogenic strike Brian Stephen Cook Richard Law
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Ecology Habit Selection of the Eastern Fence Lizard, Sceloporus undulatus, in Southwestern Virginia Amy Allison Roberts Robin Andrews
Wake Forest University Behavioral Ecology Adaptive sex allocation in the Nazca booby (Sula granti) Mark Andrew Westbrock David Anderson
Washington State University Physiology / Functional Morphology Agricultural contaminants as a potential cofactor in recent tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) epizootics Diane Denise Forson Andrew Storfer
Washington State University Ecology Landscape Genetics of Boreal Toad (Bufo boreas boreas) and Boreal Chorus Frog (Pseudacris maculata) Populations in Yellowstone National Park Melanie April Murphy Andrew Storfer
Washington University in St. Louis Anthropology Comparative Study of Facial Mobility in Nonhuman Anthropoids Seth David Dobson Richard Smith
Washington University in St. Louis Anthropology Paleoecology of Ankilitelo: Implications for Late Quaternary Megafaunal Extinctions Kathleen Marie Muldoon David Rasmussen
Washington University in St. Louis Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The developmental bases of Anolis limb evolution Thomas Jon Sanger Jeremy Gibson-Brown
West Virginia University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Variations in Root Ginsenosides from Panax quinquefolius (American ginseng) Grown under Increased Temperature Gera Marie Jochum Richard Thomas
Western Kentucky University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Determination of Evolutionary Relationships of Himalayan Rubus (Rosaceae) species based on DNA sequence data Brittany Lynne Sutherland Lawrence Alice
Western Washington University Tectonics / Geophysics Kinematics, metamorphism, and geochronology of the Cascade River area, North Cascades, Washington. Implications for a model of orogeny Todd Ian Belanger Elizabeth Schermer
Western Washington University Hydrology / Geomorphology Testing Extreme Holocene Climate Fluctuations in Alpine Lake and Moraine Deposits, Sierra Nevada, California Nicole Devin Bowerman Doug Clark
Widener University Physiology / Functional Morphology Does atrazine act as an innate immune system disruptor in adult Northern Leopard Frogs (Rana pipiens) at levels lower than found in EPA drinking water standards? Hareth Mousa Madhoun Marc Brodkin
Wright State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry MdmX Affects on Tumor Cell Gene Expression Katherine Ann Heminger Steven Berberich
Yale University Tectonics / Geophysics California real estate in Alaska?: Paleofloral constraints on displacement of suspect terranes Ian M. Miller Leo Hickey
Yale University Paleontology / Sedimentation An integrated biostratigraphic study of the Paleocene floras in the Williston Basin, North Dakota, USA Daniel James Peppe Leo Hickey
Yeshiva University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Determining the FKBP12.6 binding site on ryanodine receptor/Ca2+ release channels Alexander Kushnir Xander Wehrens


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