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October 2002 Name

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

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Student College /
University
Subject Title Faculty Mentor
Rebecca Abler Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Ecology Do the effects of anthropogenic soil disturbances inhibit in situ mycorrhizal activity and revegetation efforts? Orson Miller
Samuel Adams, Jr. Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Chondrogenic Differentiation of Peripheral Blood Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cartilage Repair Thomas Gill
Mia Adreani California State University, Northridge Behavioral
Ecology
Reproductive Behavior and Mating System of the Temperate Wrasse, Halichoeres semicinctus. Larry Allen
Ali Alaouie North Carolina State University Chemistry Exploring Nanoscale Phenomena on Lipid-Substrate Interfaces by Advanced EPR Alex Smirnov
David Alexander University of Wisconsin-Madison Ecology Temporal Dynamics of Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) Barrens in the Northwest Wisconsin Sand Plains Sara Hotchkiss
Bengt Allen SUNY Stony Brook Behavioral
Ecology
Foraging and thermal strategies of fiddler crabs: ecological consequences of microhabitat selection Jeffrey Levinton
Guillermo Amico Universidad Nacional del Comahue Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Geographical Variation In The Seed Dispersal Of The Mistletoe Tristerix Corymbosus In Southern South America: Birds Versus Mammals Marcelo Aizen
Diana Andres California State University, Northridge Ecology Testing Diet Switching as a Mechanism for the Evolution of Herbivory in Lizards Robert Espinoza
Georgios Anipsitakis University of Cincinnati Engineering Novel Chemical Oxidation Process For Water Purification Dionysios Dionysiou
Manny Azizi University of Massachusetts, Amherst Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Function of segmented muscle during swimming in the salamander, Siren lacertina. Elizabeth Brainerd
Krishan Badrinath Miami University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
The role of the hedgehog gene during adult muscle development in Drosophila Joyce Fernandes
Shirley Bartz Northern Arizona University Behavioral
Ecology
Using Stable Isotopes to Assess Diet Shift in Peromyscus spp in Response to Removal of Prairie Dogs (Cynomys gunnisoni) Lee Drickamer
Sarah Bashore Ohio University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Microarray Analysis of Secondary Xylem Production Genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Sarah Wyatt
Matthew Bealor University of Colorado at Boulder Behavioral
Ecology
Geographic Variation in Constricting Behavior of Western Terrestrial Garter Snakes (Thamnophis elegans) Alan de Queiroz
Lauren Berube Merrimack College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Localization of Xlmyo1d in Xenopus laevis Neuronal Cells Janine LeBlanc-Straceski
Leanna Birge New Mexico State University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
The Evolution of Sperm Precedence Daniel Howard
Tamari Bolqvadze Beritashvili Institute of Physiology Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Immunocytochemical study of GABA-ergic neurons synapses and receptors during different stages of epileptogenesis Mzia Zhvania
Rita Brauner Tulane University Ecology Is variation in concentration of secondary metabolites in a tropical understory shrub determined by genetic or environmental factors? Lee Dyer
Robin Brese Wheaton College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Variation in Phaeomoniella chlamydospora Isolates Among New England Vineyards Using Molecular Techniques Barbara Brennessel
Jedediah Brodie University of Montana, Missoula Ecology Frugivore Diversity and Fig Tree Dispersal John Maron
Roger Bull Queen's University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
An Analysis of the Genetic Uniqueness of the Warbler Populations of the Haida Gwaii Vicki Friesen
Matt Burmeister Eastern Illinois University Ecology Genetic diversity and seed source location when restoring tallgrass prairie plant communitite. Scott Meiners
Dana Byrd University of Florida Psychology Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Role of Neurological Dysfunction in Deficits of Planning and Problem Solving William Berg
Carlos Cadena University of Missouri-St. Louis Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Molecular Systematics and Phylogeography of Buarremon Brush-finches (Aves, Emberizinae) in the Neotropics Bette Loiselle
Jorge Canales-Lazcano Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo Ecology Unravelling the physiological effects of and resistance to eugregarine parasites on damselfly hosts Alejandro Córdoba-Aguilar
Jane Carlson Louisiana State University Ecology Seed predator avoidance by Solenophora calycosa, a neotropical shrub Kyle Harms
Elizabeth Carson University of New Mexico Anthropology Genetic contributions to cranial phenotypic variation: heritability estimates from documented skeletal populations in Bavaria Osbjorn Pearson
Santanu Chakraborty Miami University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Role of Na,K-ATPase alpha 4 isoform in sperm motility Paul James
Hsuan-Wien Chen Texas A&M University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Coevolution Between Endohelminth Parasites and Their Pocket Gopher Hosts Norman Dronen
Shaohong Cheng University of Manitoba Cell Biology / Biochemistry Connexins in Zebrafish Lens Development and Function Gunnar Valdimarsson
Debora Christensen Iowa State University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Prolactin Regulation in a Nonphotoperiodic Bird Carol Vleck
Catherine Clark The University of Illinois at Chicago Cell Biology / Biochemistry Engineered Polymer Surfaces for Controlling Cellular Response Richard Gemeinhart
Jonathan Coldwell University of Adelaide/Royal Adelaide Hospital Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Colonic afferent response to 5-HT in normal and inflamed states Ashley Blackshaw
Jorge Contreras-Garduño Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Behavioral
Ecology
Cost of spermatophore production in the scorpion Vaejovis puntatus Alejandro Córdoba-Aguilar
Helen Cortes University of Texas at Austin Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
A Phylogenetic and Biogeographic study of Bellflowers in the Southern Hemisphere and on Oceanic Islands, with insights to plant conservation programs. Robert Jansen
Wyatt Cross University of Georgia Ecology Ecological Stoichiometry of a detritus-based stream food web Amy Rosemond
Michelle Crowe Washington State University Spokane Cell Biology / Biochemistry Effects of a Complementary / Alternative Yoga Program on Nuclear NF-kB in Lymphocytes of Women With Breast Cancer Sally Blank
Andrew Czaja University of California, Los Angeles Paleontology / Sedimentation Multi-Spectrum Analysis of Chemical Changes Caused by Fossilization J. Schopf
Sigurros Davidsdottir Boston University Psychology Interaction of visual and spatial perception in Parkinson's disease Alice Cronin-Golomb
Kristen DeAngelis University of California, Berkeley Ecology Microbial signaling influences soil nitrogen mineralization and plant nitrogen availability. Mary Firestone
John DeVilbiss Waynesburgh College Behavioral
Ecology
Habitat preference of naive clownfish (Amphiprion sp.), with implications for our understanding of stock enhancement, biodiversity and habitat loss. Ralph Turingan
Emily Dilger Mary Washington College Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Nocturnal
Thermoregulation in White Throated Sparrows
John Temple
Sheri Dixon Louisiana State University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Genetics of Mate Discrimination in Drosophila Mohamed Noor
Josh Donlan Cornell University Ecology Species Interactions Along Elevational Gradients Harry Greene
Shashank Dravid University of Georgia Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Voltage-gated sodium channel modulation of NMDA receptor signaling. Thomas Murray
Natalie Dubois Michigan State University Behavioral
Ecology
Maternal investment and nestling sex ratios in house wrens Thomas Getty
Candice Dubose U.T.S.A. Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Role of IgA in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Bernard Arulanandam
Cheri Dunham Truman State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Optimization of a Mixed Culture System for Microglia and Neurons Using Immortalized Cell Lines Cynthia Cooper
Natalie Dussourd Illinois State University Ecology Effects of Endocrine Disruptors on Plumage in the Indigo Bunting Angelo Capparella
Nicole Edgar Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Investigating the physiological mechanism(s) of the magnetic sense in laboratory mice, strain C57BL/6J. John Phillips
Christine Edwards University of Florida Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Conservation genetics with a phylogenetic approach in the Mentheae Douglas Soltis
Alejandra Estévez University of Buenos Aires Cell Biology / Biochemistry Nitric oxide system in rat corpus luteum Margarita Vega
Liliana Fajardo San Diego State University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
The Biogeography and Phylogenetic relationship among porpoises (Cetacea: Phocoenida) Analissa Berta
Mariana Farina University of Buenos Aires Psychology Possible role of progesterone in phospholipase A2 activity regulation Ana Franchi
Tara Fitzhenry University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Ecology The effects of short-term physiological stress on an organism’s long-term fitness. Robert Podolsky
Kathryn Flinn Cornell University Ecology Mating systems and colonization ability of ferns in post-agricultural forests. Peter Marks
Jeffrey Foster University of Illinois Ecology Invasibility of Hawaiian forests to exotic birds Scott Robinson
Trina Foster Boston University Chemistry Spectroscopic Characterization of the Active Site in Binuclear, Non-heme Iron Complexes John Caradonna
George Freeman Duke University Cell Biology / Biochemistry The mouse that inhaled: cannabinoid effects on reproduction William Wetsel
Kristine Frizzell Merrimack College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Identification of Molecular Targets of Glucocorticoid Action in Osteoblasts Mark Birnbaum
Christopher Gerbi University of Maine Tectonics /
Geophysics
Host-rock response to dike-fed magma chamber growth Scott Johnson
Katherine Glover University of Cincinnati Hydrology / Geomorphology Paleoclimate of the Last Transition, Champaign Co., Ohio Thomas Lowell
Mollie Gordon Baylor College of Medicine Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Personal Digital Assistant Mapping of Head and Neck Nerves using 3-D CT Reconstructions Lynn Hayman
Suzanne Gray Simon Fraser University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
The relative effects of sexual selection and ecological speciation on the origin and maintenance of color polymorphism in the Telmatherinid fishes of Sulawesi, Indonesia Jeffrey McKinnon
Kristen Green Case Western Reserve University Psychology APSD-Y and YPI vs. PCL:YV: Finding an Effective Screener for Psychopathy in Adolescence Eric Youngstrom
Joshua Gross Harvard University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Mapping the long-term contributions of the skeletogenic neural crest in Bombina orientalis James Hanken
Paul Hamilton Arizona State University Behavioral
Ecology
Reproductive Success and Survivorship in tree lizards, Urosaurus ornatus Brian Sullivan
Jonna Hamilton Brown University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Aerial and underwater flight of Thick-billed murres (Uria lomvia) George Goslow
Gregory Handrigan Dalhousie University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Genetic determinants of trunk shortening in anurans Richard Wassersug
Shala Hankison Clemson University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Genetic variation and gene flow in Mexican sailfin mollies Margaret Ptacek
Lisa Harkavy-Cottone SUNY Stony Brook Psychology Cognitive Processing of Auditory Stimuli during Sleep and Wakefulness: an Event-Related Potential Approach Nancy Squires
George Harper University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Mimicry Patterns in Allopatry - Gene Flow and Range Expansion David Pfennig
Julie Hartley University at Albany, SUNY Psychology Cue-reactivity in People Who Gamble Edelgard Wulfert
Kyle Haynes Louisiana State University Ecology Direct and Indirect Effects of the Surrounding Landscape on Insect Dispersal Among Patches James Cronin
Krupa Hegde University of Notre Dame Psychology Boundaries of Geometric Perception Robert West
Kelly Hoadley University of Illinois - Urbana Cell Biology / Biochemistry Deoxyribozymes that Ligate RNA Scott Silverman
Joscelyn Hoffmann University of Chicago Anthropology Fruits, fingers, and form:
Functional significance of Meissner's corpuscles
Russell Tuttle
Jessica Hogan Louisiana State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Modulation of Adipocyte Gene Expression by Signal Transducers and Activators of Transcription Jacqueline Stephens
Heidie Hornstra Northern Arizona University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Comparative analysis of gas bladder muscle functions in fishes W. Montgomery
Allen Hurlbert University of New Mexico Ecology Experimental community ecology using Panamanian Drosophila: searching for general principles James Brown
Jerry Husak Oklahoma State University Behavioral
Ecology
Hormonal correlates of variation in collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris) locomotor performance Stanley Fox
Kathryn Huyvaert University of Missouri - St. Louis Behavioral
Ecology
Extra-pair fertilizations in waved albatrosses: a test of the related cuckold hypothesis Patricia Parker
Boris Igic University of California, San Diego Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
The History of Self-Incompatibility in Solanaceae Joshua Kohn
Rebecca Jabbour City University of New York, Graduate Center Anthropology Postcranial Skeletal Diversity and Eco
Morphology of African Apes
Eric Delson
Waddell Jack Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics /
Astronomy
Mechanical Photoresponse of Wild-Type Bacteriorhodopsin Nancy Burnham
Stephanie Joe University of Hawaii at Manoa Ecology Impact Of Alien Slugs On Native Seedling Survival In Tropical Rainforest, Hawaii Curtis Daehler
Melanie Johnson University of Georgia Cell Biology / Biochemistry Survivin Expression in Canine Lymphoma Elizabeth Howerth
Marc Johnson University of Toronto Ecology Community genetics of Oenothera biennis (Onagraceae) and its associated insects: testing how plant genes and insect communities interact Anurag Agrawal
Allison Joubert Louisiana State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Lipid Transfer between Lipid Binding Proteins and Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors Vince LiCata
Bradley Joyce Virginia Tech Cell Biology / Biochemistry Regulation of Alkaline Phosphatase during development of Dictyostelium Charles Rutherford
Frans Juola Bucknell University Behavioral
Ecology
Seasonal bias in offspring sex ratios of Great Frigatebirds Donald Dearborn
Bret Kelso St. Louis University Engineering Mechanical Investigation of Crosslinked Poly(ethylene glycol) Systems Rebecca Willits
You Jin Kim Florida State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry The effects of dietary fat in almonds on plasma lipids and lipoproteins. Anahita Mistry
Johnathan King MIT Cell Biology / Biochemistry Expansion of Murine Whisker Stem Cells James Sherley
Tiffany Klemann Miami University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Localization and Morphological Influence of Secretory Immunoglobulin A Marcia Lee
Samuel Klempner Hamilton College Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Investigation of the Morphogenesis of Ephemeral Aortic Arches in Chick Embryos with Special Attention to a Role for Apoptosis in Their Removal Sue Ann Miller
Kimberly Kraus-Epley Bowling Green State University Behavioral
Ecology
Unilateral lesioning of chemo receptors distinguishes between rheotaxis and chemotaxis Paul Moore
Heather LaChance University of Colorado, Boulder Psychology Comparing Group Interventions for a University-based Diversion Program Kent Hutchison
John LaDisa Marquette University Engineering Local vascular geometry and shear modulated mitotic expression after chronic stent implantation Said Audi
Simon Lailvaux Tulane University Behavioral
Ecology
Inbreeding and sexual selection in small populations: an investigation using stalk-eyed flies (Diptera: Diopsidae) Irschick Duncan
Deepak Lamba University Of Illinois at Chicago Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
A Microfluidics Device for Chemically Communicating with Neural Tissues: Evaluation Using Cultured PC-12 Cells David Schneeweis
Mary Lee Illinois State University Behavioral
Ecology
Potential schooling in tadpoles of the African clawed frogs Xenopus laevis and Silurana tropicalis. Lauren Brown
Jennifer Lee St. Mary's College of Maryland Psychology The effects of nicotine on learning set acquisition in nucleus basalis magnocellularis (NBM) lesioned rats. Aileen Bailey
David Lehmann University of Rochester Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Ethanol Regulates the Subcellular Distribution of Proteins in the Liver Involved in Messenger RNA Processing. Harold Smith
Katherine Leighty University of Georgia Psychology The Use of an Interactive 2D Display to Guide Actions in 3D by Capuchin Monkeys Dorothy Fragaszy
Jessica Light Louisiana State University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Molecular Study of Cophylogeny between Sucking Lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura) and their Heteromyid Rodent Hosts Mark Hafner
Adam MacConnell University of Massachusetts-Amherst Paleontology / Sedimentation Hydrothermal Alteration of Seawater Chemistry and Mid-Cretaceous Plankton Evolution R. Mark Leckie
Padma Maddi Louisiana State University Ecology Investigations of seasonal variation in food selection by benthic meiofauna in a salt marsh using stable isotopes Kevin Carman
Kristen Marsh University of Mississippi Ecology Pheromonal Signals: Implications for Sex Change in the Bridled Goby Marc Slattery
Kelly Martin St. Mary's College of Maryland Psychology Influences of the GABA pathway on Learning in nBM Lesioned Long Evans Rats Aileen Bailey
Allison Martin Stetson University Ecology Testing the accuracy of a three-source mixing model in predicting the diet of corn snakes (Elaphe guttata) Terence Farrell
Jonathan Maul Arkansas State University Ecology Interactions among contaminant and ecological stressors: a test for synergistic and antagonistic effects. Jerry Farris
Alison McCombe University of Florida Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Compensatory growth and life history trade-offs in Hemidactylus garnotii Karen Bjorndal
Susanne McDowell UNC-Chapel Hill Petrology / Geochemistry Using Magma Sheets to Constrain Pluton Emplacement Mechanisms Drew Coleman
Robin McKeel East Carolina University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Are endothelial nitric oxide synthase and inducible nitric oxide synthase present in fish tissues and do they function in hypoxia? Mary Farwell
Erwin Melis University of Maine Tectonics /
Geophysics
Study of the Main Martir thrust, northern Baja California, Mexico Scott Johnson
Christine Miller University of Montana Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
The influence of maternal effects on a sexually-selected trait in the leaf-footed bug, Leptoscelis tricolor Westwood (Hemiptera: Coreidae) Douglas Emlen
Jeremy Miller University of North Carolina at Charlotte Cell Biology / Biochemistry Staphylococcus aureus Genes Induced during Osteoblast Infection Micheal Hudson
Shawn Moore East Carolina Univ. Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Possible Anti-inflammatory Effects of Cassia occidentalis Gerhard Kalmus
Ludmila Moskal University of Kansas Ecology Spatial & temporal .geostatistical modeling of forest biophysical characteristics in the Yellowstone Central Plateau Mark Jakubauskas
Elizabeth Mullen University of Illinois at Chicago Psychology Affective Influences on People's Perceptions of Fairness Linda Skitka
John Murch University of Vermont Engineering An Investigation of Propagation Characteristics for Naturally Occurring Environments at ISM Frequency Bands Jeff Frolik
Shannon Murphy Cornell University Ecology A host shift by swallowtail butterflies: the role of plant chemistry Paul Feeny
Andrea Nackley University of Georgia Psychology Inflammation-Induced Neuronal Activity is Suppressed by a Peripheral Cannabinoid Mechanism Andrea Hohmann
Nisha Nagarkatti Harvard University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Role of systemic and decidual iNKT cells in abortion. Jack Strominger
Guillermo Narsilio Georgia Institute of Technology Engineering Ground deformation - The importance of spatial variability in soil properties J. Santamarina
Curtis Nepstad-Thornberry University of Colorado at Boulder Anthropology Identifying Patterns of Aggregation in Ceramic Production Using Stylistic and Compositional Analyses Doug Bamforth
Margaret Njuguna Kenyatta University Chemistry Isolation And Characterisation Of Antimalarial Compounds From Some Medicinal Plants Used In Kenya Sumesh Chhabra
Jeffrey Oliver University of Arizona Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Introduced Plants and Native Insects: a Case Study in Population Genetics David Maddison
Marina Omacini University of Buenos Aires - Faculty of Agronomy Ecology Fungal Endophytes Impact On Host-Plant Recruitment Under Different Litter And Water Conditions Enrique Chaneton
Itzel Orduna Rutgers University Psychology Modifying auditory cortical representations through discrimination learning. Mark Gluck
Louise Osborne Australian National University Behavioral
Ecology
Are male-male signals reliable in aggressive lizard species? Scott Keogh
Michael Petronis University of New Mexico Tectonics /
Geophysics
Tectonic Vertical Axis Rotation Estimates from Ignimbrites, Candelaria Hills, west Central Nevada John Geissman
James Powell, Jr University of Alabama Petrology / Geochemistry Quaternary Magmas of the Raffuse Creek / Mamquam River Nathan Green
Nicolás Pregi University of Buenos Aires Cell Biology / Biochemistry Aluminum-Induced Apoptosis In Neuronal Cells Alcira Nesse
Evan Preisser University of California - Davis Ecology Ecological Impacts of Predator Evolution Donald Strong
Tara Prestholdt University of Montana Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Costs of Limb Regeneration in Walking-Sticks Douglas Emlen
Rachel Price SUNY OSWEGO Petrology / Geochemistry Analysis of planar and linear mineral fabrics in a heterogenous ductile shear zone: southern Adirondack Mountains, New York David Valentino
Frank Pyrtle, III. Georgia Institute of Technology Engineering Analysis of Vibration Induced Droplet Atomization for High Heat Flux Evaporative Cooling William Black
Safdar Qureshi University of Nevada, Las Vegas Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Ubiquitin dynamics in estivating snails Frank van Breukelen
Kristin Ragucci Monmouth University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Defensin mRNA Expression During Postnatal Development of the Epididymis and Testis Michael Palladino
Amit Reddi Carleton College Chemistry Synthesis of a Ti(IV) Tetrahedral Container Cluster: On the Road to Elucidating the Mechanism of Guest Exhange for M4L6 Tetrahedral Container Clusters Marion Cass
Michael Reott UNC-Charlotte Cell Biology / Biochemistry Intracellular S. aureus Induces Immune Modulator Expression Michael Hudson
Matthew Reudink Villanova University Ecology Do extra-pair fertilizations confound patterns of reproductive success in a chickadee hybrid zone? Robert Curry
Lora Richards University of Utah Ecology Effects of productivity on resource availability and predator pressure of herbivores Phyllis Coley
Jonathan Richmond University of Connecticut Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Testing the parallel speciation hypothesis in scincid lizards of the Eumeces skiltonianus species group Elizabeth Jockusch
Edward Rigel Georgia State University Anthropology A Locomotor Approach to Lorisidae Taxonomy Frank Williams
James Rivers University of California-Santa Barbara Behavioral
Ecology
An investigation of the proximate factors that influence begging behavior in the Brown-headed Cowbird. Stephen Rothstein
Natalie Robinson University of California, Berkeley Ecology Community Dynamics: How Vegetative Invasion of California Grasslands May Affect Thier Arthropod Inhabitants Jeffrey Corbin
Valeria Roca University of Buenos Aires Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Interaction between nitric oxide and cytokines in salivary glands of NOD mice Claudia Perez Leiros
Lizzette Rodriguez Michigan Technological University Petrology / Geochemistry SO2 loss rates at volcanoes with different atmospheric conditions Iain Watson
Ernesto Roman Universidad de Buenos Aires Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Food deprivation effect on the ovulatory process Alicia Faletti
Adrienne Romanski Columbia University Ecology Human facilitation of invasive ant spread James Danoff-Burg
Jolaine Roycewicz St. Lawrence University Ecology Does habitat fragmentation alter genetic structure in small mammal populations? Erika Barthelmess
Katrina Salvante Simon Fraser University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Physiology underlying the ‘cost of reproduction’: Lipoprotein lipase activity and very-low density lipoprotein particle-size distribution in energy challenged birds Tony Williams
Valeria Sander Universidad de Buenos Aires Cell Biology / Biochemistry Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Immunological Status Alicia Motta
Jonathan Schiavi Widener University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Determination of Myosin Light Chain 2 Isoform Expressions in Red Muscle of Juvenile Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss Frances Weaver
David Scott University of North Carolina Greensboro Cell Biology / Biochemistry How does curcumin cause death in colon cancer cells? George Loo
Jennifer Seabaugh Miami University Petrology / Geochemistry Microbial Reduction of Iron in Sedimentary Clays Hailiang Dong
Amanda Sesser Florida Institute of Technology Ecology Vine diversity on an Andean elevational gradient Mark Bush
Patricia Sevene-Adams University of Louisville Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
The effect of stress and life history on senescence in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Lee Dugatkin
Saumya Sharma Boston University Psychology Visuospatial Functioning in HIV Alice Cronin-Golomb
Timothy Sickbert Illinois State University Hydrology / Geomorphology The effect of differential stream flow velocities on hyporheic interchange Eric Peterson
Michael Simone University of North Carolina at Wilmington Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Social interactions based on male size and melanism in the eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) Bruce Katherine
Laura Smith George Mason University Psychology The effects of maternal age on memory: CREB1 and the NR2B receptor subunit Jane Flinn
Ramón Sosa Universidad Nacional de La Pampa Ecology Bird assemblages in fragmented forests in eastern La Pampa province, Argentina Maria Martín
Anthony Spitzack Eastern New Mexico University Behavioral
Ecology
The Effects of Predation risk, Gender, Gender Interactions and Sexual Selection on Depth Choice in the Western Mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis Marvin Lutnesky
Jordanna Sprayberry University of Washington Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Visual control of flight in the hawk moth Manduca sexta Thomas Daniel
Bhooma Srinivasan University of North Texas Health Science Center Cell Biology / Biochemistry The role of NRAGE in photoreceptor cell death Rouel Roque
Lauren Steck Lindenwood University Psychology The Perpetuation of Ageist Stereotypes in Young and Older Adults Michiko Nohara-LeClair
Douglas Stenstrom University of Southern California Psychology Intergroup Aggression Miller Norman
Kelly Stewart Duke University Ecology Population dynamics of the leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) sea turtle in Florida; witnessing the development of a new rookery, and a nesting range extension for this species. Larry Crowder
Michael Strezewski Indiana University Anthropology Investigating Patterns of Interpersonal Violence at the Fisher Mounds Site (A.D. 1200-1500) Della Cook
Katherine Stuart Saint Louis University Engineering Controlling Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Growth using Poly(ethylene glycol) Coatings Rebecca Willits
Ryan Sullivan Merrimack College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Molecular Basis for
Functional Differences in Cytochrome C Oxidase in Carcinoma versus Normal Epithelial
Josephine Modica-Napolitano
Walter Sullivan Virginia Tech Tectonics /
Geophysics
Geometry, kinematics and age of the northern half of the White Mountain Shear Zone, eastern California and Nevada Richard Law
Stephanie Swart Western Michigan University Ecology Environmental stress, biomarkers, and disease in benthic stream invertebrates Steve Kohler
Matthew Sweeney Auburn University Engineering Design and Operation of a Model Micro-Pump Jay Khodadadi
Andrea Sweigart Duke University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Inferring the history of speciation in Mimulus John Willis
Andrea Szczepanski Pace University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Does blocking PNUTs expression in breast cancer cells lead to inhibition of cancer cell growth? Nancy Krucher
Jennifer Szczytkowski Rider University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Activation of the Sympathetic Nervous System by Cyclophosphamide Jonathan Karp
Jennifer Talkington DePaul University Behavioral
Ecology
Sexual selection in threespine stickleback: a role for courtship sounds? Timothy Sparkes
Scott Taylor Florida Institute of Technology Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Ontogenetic development of retinal structure and function in fishes of the Subdivision Elopomorpha (Class Actinopterygii: Division Teleostei) Michael Grace
James Taylor North Carolina State University Behavioral
Ecology
Mapping Nassau grouper spawning aggregations: creating baselines for conserving the sentinels of the reef Peter Rand
Jennifer Thomas University of Cincinnati Chemistry Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy for Ultra-Sensitive Electrochemical Immunoassay William Heineman
David Ticehurst Williams College Physics /
Astronomy
Understanding Coronal Heating at the Total Solar Eclipse Jay Pasachoff
Rebecca Trueman University of Illinois at Chicago Ecology Respiratory Control of Ecosystem Carbon Cycling using Elevated CO2 and Stable Isotopes Miquel Gonzalez-Meler
Mario Vallejo-Marin Duke University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Evolution of sex ratio in a cosexual plant: Assessing the importance of frequency-dependent selection through both male and female components of fitness. Mark Rausher
Natalie van Breukelen Lehigh University Behavioral
Ecology
Hormonal Influences on Role Flexibility in a Biparental Species Murray Itzkowitz
Matthew Venesky Gannon University Behavioral
Ecology
Behavior of male Zebra Cichlid, Pseudotropheus zebra, in response to visual and olfactory stimulation by females Greg Andraso
Erin Villarraga University of Southern Mississippi Anthropology Health in the City: What Teeth of the Tikal Maya Tell Us Marie Danforth
Shawn Vincent Tulane University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
How do snakes limit their drag profile during aquatic feeding? A cranial kinematic analysis Duncan Irschick
Daniela Vittori Universidad de Buenos Aires Cell Biology / Biochemistry Aluminum Interference With Erythropoietin-Prevented Apoptosis Alcira Nesse
Monica Voudris Wheaton College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Assay of Angiogenesis by 13-Hydroxyoctadecadienoic Acid (13-HODE) using RNA extraction and Northern Blot Analysis Barbara Brennessel
Roland Wall University of Delaware Ecology The Ecological Conditions of Stormwater Management Ponds in New Castle County, Delaware, with Reference to Macroinvertebrate Community Metrics Roland Roth
Bei Wang University of Bridgeport Computer
Science / Mathematics
Experimental robot musician Tarek Sobh
Haoyi Wang Miami University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Organization and Evolution of the Cyp2 Gene Subfamily Cluster in Rat Susan Hoffman
Junfeng Wang Pennsylvania State University Physics /
Astronomy
Silicon Immersion Grating for High Resolution Infrared Spectroscopy Jian Ge
Elizabeth Warburton Emporia State University Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Prerequisites for parasitism in order Rhabditida (Nematoda) Derek Zelmer
Patricia Waters Bates College Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Effect of Stress on the Bax to BCl2 Ratio in the Rat Hippocampus Thomas Lawson
Noah Whiteman University of Missouri-St. Louis Systematics / Evolutionary
Biology
Host-parasite population genetics: a model coEvolutionary
system in the Galapagos
Patricia Parker
Mary Wolf Bowling Green State University Physiology /
Functional
Morphology
Temporal coding of odorant information in Crayfish Paul Moore
Bob Wong Australian National University Behavioral
Ecology
Fighting in Fiddler Crabs: Why do residents win? Michael Jennions
Douglas Woodhams James Cook University Ecology Antimicrobial Skin Peptides Defending Amphibians from an Emerging Disease, Chytridiomycosis Ross Alford
Hailin Wu University of Denver Computer
Science / Mathematics
Efficient management of mobility in mobile commerce Lee Kyungsook
Nina Wurzburger University of Georgia Ecology The effects of N deposition on nutrient acquisition of ectomycorrhizal fungi; ombrotrophic bogs as model systems Ron Hendrick
Qiaolin Yang University of Cincinnati Engineering Use of Water-immiscible Room Temperature Ionic Liquids for Extraction and In-situ Destruction of Halogenated organics Dionysios Dionysiou
Gary Yarbrough University of Louisville Psychology Evaluation and localization of ethanol's effects on the developing retina Heywood Petry
Ho Yeung Duke University Psychology Tonal and Segmental Processing in Speech Perception Reiko Mazuka
Ronald Zalesny, Jr. Iowa State University Ecology Quantitative Genetic Analysis of Rooting Ability of Dormant Unrooted Hybrid Poplar Cuttings in the Lake States Richard Hall
yong Zhang Middlebury College Chemistry Radical Alkylation of Cyclobutadieneiron Tricarbonyl and butadieneiron Tricarbonyl Jeffrey Byers
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