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October 2003 Institution

Grants from the October 15, 2003 Deadline
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College/ University Subject Title Student Mentor
Albertson College of Idaho Cell Biology / Biochemistry Differential Cell Sensitivity to Cadmium: A Study of Apoptosis Lindsay Rachel Barclay Sara Jane Heggland
Albertson College of Idaho Systematics / Evolutionary Biology

Characterization of Oak Associated Chanterelle Species Using Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis of the nrDNA Internal Transcribed Spacer

Erica Ann Swenson Susan Margaret Dunham
Amherst College Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Role of Glutamate Receptor Trafficking in Horizontal Optokinetic Nystagmus in Frog Jason Smucny Stephen A. George
Appalachian State University Physiology/ Functional Morphology Why Do Wildflowers Wilt in Saturated Soils? Are Hydraulic Insufficiencies the Cause? Melinda D. Roberts Howard S. Neufeld
Arizona State University Anthropology Inter-Specific Variation of Tooth Development Genes in Primates George Herbert Perry Anne C Stone
Arkansas State University Behavioral Ecology Breeding ecology of the cooperatively polyandrous Galapagos Hawk: how many males are enough? Kenneth Maxwell Levenstein James Cary Bednarz
Auburn University Ecology The Role of a Top Omnivore in Three Coastal Plain Headwater Streams Richard Morgan Mitchell Jack William Feminella
Bariloche University Regional Centre. Comahue National University Ecology The effect of Turbellaria and Hirudinea predators in north Patagonian piedmont and high altitude ponds Carolina Trochine Beatriz Estela Modenutti
Bates College Hydrology/ Geomorphology Organic Carbon Cycling in Laminated Sediments from Coastal Lacustrine and Marine Environments, Eastern Canadian Arctic Anna Agassiz Felton Michael J. Retelle
Ben-Gurion University Behavioral Ecology The role of maternal care in the evolution of sociality in the spider genus Stegodyphus (Araneae, Eresidae) Mor Salomon-Botner Yael Lubin
Berry College Ecology Population Study of Eastern Coyotes (Canis latrans) in Northwest Georgia Justin Lamar Edge Christopher Bruce Mowry
Boston University Physiology/ Functional Morphology The effects of estradiol and environmental contaminants on the reproductive development of the Red-sided garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) and the Corn snake (Elaphe guttata) Emily Chan Marquez Ian Peter Callard
Boston University Psychology Self-discrepancies in social phobia: The interaction of perceived abilities and performance standards David Aaron Moscovitch Stefan G. Hofmann
Bowling Green State University Physiology/ Functional Morphology The spatial representation of odor expression patterns in the olfactory lobe of male (Orconectes  rusticus) in response to female pheromones Rachelle Marie Belanger Paul Andrew Moore
Bowling Green State University Behavioral Ecology Understanding chemical communication under lotic and lentic conditions Daniel Alan Bergman Paul Andrew Moore
Brown University Psychology Automatic Reading in the Periphery: Potential Rehabilitation Techniques for Macular Degeneration Patients Deborah Janet Silverman Leslie Welch
Brown University Physiology/ Functional Morphology Aerodynamic Force Generation by Stationary and Flapping Flexible Wings Kristin L. Bishop Sharon M. Swartz
Brown University Physics/ Astronomy To design and build a low-cost sun sensor for a balloon-borne telescope Matthew David Truch Gregory S Tucker
Bucknell University Ecology Mordellistena convicta: Did nutritional variation facilitate a host shift from stems to galls? Sarah Elizabeth Diamond Warren G Abrahamson
California State University, Fullerton Chemistry Spectroscopic and Kinetic Studies of Atmospheric Radicals Guy William Dadson Scott Hewitt
California State University, Northridge Physiology/ Functional Morphology An Ecomorphological Comparison of Prey Handling and Feeding Capabilities of North American Hawks and Falcons Diego Sustaita Fritz Hertel
Carleton College Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Effects of Bisphenol A on Chromatin Remodeling of the Interferon-Gamma Promoter Julie Beth Wahlstrand Debby Rae Walser-Kuntz
Central Washington University Hydrology/ Geomorphology The catastrophic draining of Lake Alvord: hydrologic reconstruction and cosmogenic 3He ages of outburst flood deposits, Owyhee River basin, Oregon Deron Torrey Carter Lisa Louise Ely
Centro de Investigación Cientifica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada Ecology Influence of substrata over structure of fish communities in Cabo Pulmo coral reef, BCS Mexico Lorenzo Alvarez Luis Eduardo Calderon
City University of New York Graduate Center Anthropology Body Size Variation and Ecology in Papio: Illuminating the Kinda Baboon (Papio hamadryas kindae) in Northwest Zambia Suzanne Elizabeth Hagell Eric Delson
City University of New York Graduate School and University Center Anthropology Cranial Architecture of the Papionini (Primates: Cercopithecidae):  Analyses of Structural Variation and its Functional and Phylogenetic Implications Tara Anne Peburn Eric Delson
Clemson University Hydrology/ Geomorphology The effect of vegetation disturbance on the temperature of a stream Allison Leigh Craig Lawrence Murdoch
College of Science, University of the Philippines-Diliman Hydrology/ Geomorphology Unusually High Methane Gas Emissions in the Notorious Payatas Open Dump in Metro Manila, Philippines Cristituto Jr. Patindol Tomarong Carlo Abundo Arcilla
College of William and Mary Petrology/ Geochemistry Planar Oxides as a Novel Approach to Understanding Metal Sorption in Natural Systems Christine Forsythe Conrad Michael J. Kelley
College of William and Mary Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Sexual Conflict under Stress: A molecular approach to quantifying the effects of mating on Hsp70 expression in Drosophila melanogaster Katie Nelle Provost George W. Gilchrist
Colorado State University Psychology Color vision variation during pregnancy Melissa Ann Dakin Vicki J Volbrecht
Colorado State University Ecology Effects of Prairie Dogs on Plant Community Composition and Nutrient Cycling on the Shortgrass Steppe Laurel Mae Hartley James K. Detling
Columbia University Paleontology/ Sedimentation Magnitude and duration of a Triassic-Jurassic supergreenhouse Jessica Hope Whiteside Paul Eric Olsen
Cornell Univeristy Physiology/ Functional Morphology Caste Determination in the Bumble bee Bombus impatiens and the social parasite Bombus citrinus (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Kathryn Elizabeth Gardner Nicholas W Calderone
Cornell University Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Polyploidy, Inbreeding Depression, and the Evolution of Mating Systems in Flowering Plants Brian C Barringer Monica A Geber
Dartmouth College Physics/ Astronomy Auroral Imaging from Space Armin Thomas Ellis Marc R. Lessard
Davidson College Ecology Effects of the Pesticide Malathion on the Development of Zebrafish, Brachydanio rerio Leslie Wetherill Cook Barbara Mary Lom
Duke University Petrology/ Geochemistry Reforestation effects on soil iron dynamics in northwestern South Carolina Ryan Lee Fimmen Dharni Vasudevan
Evergreen State College Ecology The role of remnant trees in the restoration of abandoned pastures in Costa Rica Anja Martina Schiller John T Longino
Florida Atlantic University Psychology Learning Second Language Vocabulary:  Evidence from American Students Learning French Danielle Renee Reis Shelia Marie Kennison
Florida International University Ecology Naural Resources Use and Conservation Attitudes of Local People in the Western Terai Landscape Complex, Nepal Nabin Baral Jeol T. Heinen
Florida International University Psychology Borderline Personality Disorder Features in Nonclinical Young Adults: Associations with Differentiation of Self and Relational Aggression Hsiao-Ping Georges Han Marilyn Jean Montgomery
George Mason University Physics/ Astronomy A Multi-wavelength Investigation of LINER Galaxies Rachel Page Dudik Shobita Satyapal
George Mason University Physics/ Astronomy Models of multiwavelength jets in active galactic nuclei Jessica Kristin Gambill Rita M Sambruna
Georgia Institute of Technology Psychology Same/ Different Tactile Discrimination Learning in African Elephants Ursula Simone Anderson Marcus Jackson Marr
Georgia Southern University Ecology Effects of invasive vines and pollinators on seed production in the endangered Trillium reliquum Christopher David Heckel Lissa M. Leege
Georgia Southern University Chemistry Investigation of Adenochrome: A Possible Iron Chelation Therapy Drug R. Bryan Sears C. Michele Davis
Georgia State University Psychology Depression in Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Adults: Mechanisms of Increased Risk Jaime Anne Blandino Lawrence P. Riso
Gettysburg College Chemistry Photodissociation Dynamics of Acetaldehyde Emily Michele Haas Michael Richard Wedlock
Harvard University Physiology/ Functional Morphology The Effects of Natural Stimuli on the Response Properties of Cortical Neurons Nicholas Anthony Lesica Garrett B Stanley
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Physiology/ Functional Morphology Comparison of Ultraviolet Visual Capabilities in Xenopus laevis and Ambystoma tigrinum Lisa Marie DeLucia Mark E. Deutschlander
Idaho State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Investigation of Relation between Energy-Metabolism and Cell Death in Rat Hippocampal Slice Cultures Exposed to Kainate Excitotoxicity Gaurangi Vinaykumar Malthankar James C.K. Lai
Indiana State University Chemistry Synthesis of Epiquinamide Karen Jean Lipscomb Richard Wayne Fitch
Indiana State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Characterization of the mccC-like gene of plasmid pHPM8 and determination of microcin production by Helicobacter pylori HPM8 Sarah Ruth Null H Kathleen Dannelly
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Physics/ Astronomy Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy Based Apparatus to Measure Quantum Dots Mutual Interaction Farbod Shafiei Ricardo Decca
Indianapolis University/ Purdue University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Expression and characteristic study of cold regulated proteins in roots Gage Koehler Stephen Randall
Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas Ecology Tropical dry forest restoration on Isla de Margarita, Venezuela Laurie de los Ángeles Fajardo Jon Paul Rodríguez
Iowa State University Ecology Species-Specific Impacts on Grassland Biogeochemistry Mediated Through Plant-Microbe Interactions Mathew Edwin Dornbush James W Raich
Jacksonville University Chemistry Fuel Cell Teaching Package Jess H Jacobs David N Bohenke
James Madison Universirty Ecology Influence of predatory brook trout on algal biomass and leaf decomposition rate in streams Joshua Edwards Grainer Kevin Scott Simon
Kent State University Anthropology Variation in mammalian proximal femoral ossification patterns Maria Anne Serrat C. Owen Lovejoy
Kent State University/ Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine Paleontology/ Sedimentation Evolutionary Adaptations to Life in Water: Brain and Body Size Estimation in Aquatic Mammals Terry Elisabeth Lancaster Johannes G.M. Thewissen
Kenyatta university Chemistry The stability of beta-carotene in dehydrated dark-green leafy vegetables stored in presence of an oxygen absorber James Wanjohi Ndiritu Hudson Nyambaka
Kenyatta University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Molecular Characterization of Transgenic Sweet Potatoes Following Genetic Transformation with Viral Coat Protein Genes Mutegi Rosemary Wanja Nkanata Mburugu Gitonga
Lehigh University Engineering Fabricating and characterizing a "micro sized" membrane reactor- a thrust towards realizing miniaturized fuel processors Samrat Mukherjee Mayuresh V. Kothare
Long Island University, CW Post Behavioral Ecology Effects of the Environment on Diamondback terrapin Hatchling Behavior Sara Rebecca Zimnavoda Matthew Jay Draud
Louisiana State University Ecology Testing the key assumptions of recruitment limitation C. E. Timothy Paine Kyle Edward Harms
Louisiana State University Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Testing alternative hypotheses of South American divergence: a multi-locus approach Matthew David Carling Robb Thomas Brumfield
Louisiana State University Ecology Metal Bioavailability of Natural Microbial Assemblage in Saltmarsh Sediment  to Amphipod Leptocheirus plumulosus Influenced by Eutrophication Riqing Yu John W. Fleeger
Louisiana State University Ecology The adaptive significance of female-biased nectar rewards in a neotropical herb Jane Elizabeth Carlson Kyle Edward Harms
Louisiana State University Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology The evolution of X chromosome inactivation in Drosophila Brian Alan Counterman Mohamed A.F. Noor
Louisiana Tech University Engineering Ultrawideband Biomedical Research Kit Jeremiah Scott Hill Rastko R. Selmic
Manitoba Behavioral Ecology Contagious Communication in Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus): Do Individuals Test Their Neighbors' Awareness? Robert William Senkiw James F. Hare
Marshall University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Inhibition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms in Cystic Fibrosis Nathaniel Edwards Head Hongwei Yu
Marywood University Psychology Sex Hormones, Cognition, and Academic Choices Jason Paris Sharon Ramos Goyette
Medical University of South Carolina Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Pharmacological Alterations of Hepatic Steatosis for Successful Transplantation Ryan Nicholas Fiorini Kenneth David Chavin
Merrimack College Cell Biology/ Biochemistry A Molecular Basis For The Functional Differences in Cytochrome c Oxidase In Human Prostate Carcinoma Versus Control Epithelial Cells Matthew aaron Smart Josephine Modica-Napolitano
Miami University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Does Corticosterone Inhibition of Cytokine Production Block Macrophage Activation in Protein Malnourished Mice? Dawn Marie O'Dee John R. Stevenson
Miami University Ecology Using distance-similarity relations to evaluate the importance of ecological drift Melanie A Link-Perez Martin Henry H Stevens
Miami University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Understanding the Roles of Hsp70 and Hsp90 in Protein Deficient Mice Erin Lynn Crowgey John R. Stevenson
Miami University Petrology/ Geochemistry Tracing the source of fluorine in the fluorite deposits of the Rio Grande rift Frederick Kenneh Partey Elisabeth Widom
Miami University of Ohio Petrology/ Geochemistry Field relations, petrography, and geochemistry of dikes and associated lava flows around Sangamner: Implications for the plumbing system of the Deccan Volcanic Province, India Ninad Ravi Bondre William K Hart
Michigan State University Ecology Nitrate removal in aquatic ecosystems Amy J Burgin Stephen K Hamilton
Michigan State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Escherichia coli Adherence in Secondary Environments Sara Michelle Kienzle Thomas S. Whittam
Michigan Technological University Petrology/ Geochemistry SO2 conversion rates at Lascar volcano, Chile Lizzette Alexandra Rodriguez I. Matthew Watson
Middlebury College Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Investigating a putative role for FimA in Streptococcus mutans adherence to endothelial cells Corinne Anya Balint Grace Ann Spatafora
Middlebury College Petrology/ Geochemistry Deciphering Ordovician history of rocks from the Liberty -Orrington Belt, south-central Maine Emily Margaret Peterman David P West
Montana Tech of the University of Montana Engineering Photolysis of Titanium Tetrachloride Scot David Bohnenstiehl Larry G Twidwell
Mount Holyoke College Physiology/ Functional Morphology Strain-Specific Differential Gene Expression in a Mouse Model of AIDS Using DNA Microarrays Suprawee Tepsuporn Sharon A Stranford
Mount Holyoke College Cell Biology/ Biochemistry RT-PCR analysis of select genes in BL/ 6 and BALB/ c Smita Gopinath Sharon A Stranford
New Mexico State University Petrology/ Geochemistry Experimental determination of the biogenicity of moonmilk in Spider Cave of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico using isotopic and major and trace element analyses Morgan Louise Perrone Katherine Anne Giles
New Mexico State University Ecology Coevolution on the Island of Hispaniola Between Crossbills and the Hispaniolan Pine Thomas Lee Parchman Craig Warren Benkman
New Mexico State University Physics/ Astronomy Halo gas and Stellar Kinematics of Intermediate Redshift Galaxies Glenn George Kacprzak Chris Churchill
New Mexico State University Physics/ Astronomy Haze Distribution in Titan's Lower Atmosphere Carrie Marie Anderson Nancy Janet Chanover
North Carolina State University Psychology Breaking the Sound Barrier: Can Young Children Use Newly Acquired Words to Describe Preverbal Memories? S. Gwynn Dillard Lynne Baker-Ward
North Carolina State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Accumulation of V-ATPase transcripts in tomato leaves during a systemic wound response Jeffrey Scott Coker Eric Davies
Northern Arizona University Ecology Legacy Effects of Drought on Forest Ecosystem Nutrient Fluxes Samantha Katherine Chapman George, W, Koch,
Northern Illinois University Hydrology/ Geomorphology Influence of Oxygenates on the Fate and Transport of BTEX Compounds in Fine-Grained Soils Steven Edward Kroll Melissa E. Lenczewski
Northern Illinois University Chemistry A Systematic Comparison of Alkaloidal Profiles of Coca Tea Virginia Gail McHugh-Kurtz Hans T. Beck
Northern Illinois University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry The role of Antizyme Inhibitor in regulation of cellular polyamines Thynn Kalayar Thane John L. A. Mitchell
Ohio State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Elucidating the mechanism of inhibition of bacterial RNase P by aminoglycoside derivatives Steven Akira Kawamoto Venkat Gopalan
Ohio State University Tectonics/ Geophysics The Origin and Evolution of the Wasatch Monocline, Central Utah Shelley A Judge Lawrence A krissek.1@osu.edu
Ohio University Ecology A dendroecological analysis of remnant oak-ash savannas in the Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky Ryan Walker McEwan Brian C. McCarthy
Oklahoma State University Ecology Mesocarnivore Abundance in Oak Forest Patches:  A Comparison of Scent Station and Live-Trapping Techniques Michael Roy Disney Eric Charles Hellgren
Oklahoma State University Physiology/ Functional Morphology Analysis and Characterization of a Novel Gene During Porcine Embryo Development and Implantation Jason Wayne Ross Rodney D Geisert
Oklahoma State University Behavioral Ecology Sub-Lethal Effects of Environmentally Relevant Levels of an Organophosphate Pesticide on Amphibian Larvae Pamela D. Widder Joseph R. Bidwell
Oregon State University Hydrology/ Geomorphology The role of epiphytes in the interception and evaporation of rainfall Thomas Grant Pypker Barbara Jane Bond
Oregon State University Ecology Effect of Ultraviolet-B (UV-B) Radiated Food on LIfe History Traits of Amphibians Erin Alison Scheessele Andrew R. Blaustein
Oregon State University Ecology Release of dissolved organic matter by coastal diatoms Michael Scott Wetz Patricia Wheeler
Pennsylvania State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Examining the Role of JCV Proteins in Cellular Oncogenicity Shiva Kumar Tyagarajan Richard John Frisque
Pennsylvania State University Physiology/ Functional Morphology Biomechanical Insights into early Hominid Locomotion Adam John Kuperavage Robert Barry Eckhardt
Plattsburgh State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Isolation and Sequencing of the Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene in Paramecium tetraurelia Lynn J. Richter Nancy L. Elwess
Princeton University Behavioral Ecology Finding the Right Man: Quantifying the Costs and Benefits of Female Mate Choice in the Galapagos Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) Maren Noelani Vitousek-Bemis Martin C Wikelski
Purdue University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry BATF Transgenic Mice: Investigating the role of AP-1 in NKT cell development Alfred Joseph Zullo Elizabeth Jane Taparowsky
Queen's University Ecology Rapid Evolution of Zooplankton Following Environmental Change Alison Margaret Derry Shelley Elizabeth Arnott
Rose-Hulman Physics/ Astronomy Asteroid Photometry: An Undergraduate Research Project in Astronomy Crystal Nicole LeCrone Sudipa M. Kirtley
Rutgers University Psychology Schemas of Asthma Management Cristina Marie Shafer Howard Leventhal
Saint Francis University Chemistry Effects of Solution Composition on Adsorbed Cytochrome c Electrochemistry Jelena Petrovic Rose A. Clark
Saint Louis University- Madrid Campus Physics/ Astronomy Observation of Asteroidal Occultations in Spain Claudio Cabello Soto Juan Jose Moreno Garcia
San Francisco Computer Science/ Mathematics A Pen Input ER Design Tool Weilin Williams Fu Marguerite Murphy
San Francisco State University Ecology Analysis of the coastal distribution of Distichlis spicata, a C4 grass: a focus on microhabitat and competition Agata Ewa Kamler Virgil Thomas Parker
San Francisco State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Specificity of histone lysine acetylation in the human beta-globin region Andrea Jean Hoffmeister Michael Alan Goldman
School of Agronomy. University of Buenos Aires. Ecology Impact of Selective Grazing on Plant - Plant Interactions:  The Role of the Spatial Pattern Barbara Pamela Graff Martin Roberto Aguiar
School of Chemistry, National University of Córdoba Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Expression of the Photopigment Melanopsin in Chicken Retinal Cells (RGCs) Paula Sofìa Nieto Mario Eduardo Guido
Simon Fraser University Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology The origin and maintenance of male color polymorphism in the Telmatherinid fishes of Sulawesi, Indonesia Suzanne Marie Gray Jeffrey S McKinnon
Smith College Hydrology/ Geomorphology Hydrology of a Cloud Forest in Monteverde, Costa Rica Silvia Elena Newell Amy Larson Rhodes
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Petrology/ Geochemistry Application of visible and near-infrared spectroscopic methods for identification of lateral and vertical zonation relative to hydrothermal mineralization Christopher Jon Pellowski Colin James Paterson
Southern Oregon University Petrology/ Geochemistry Biological and environmental impact of sulfide oxidation from mine tailings of the Blue Ledge Mine, Siskiyou County, California Wesley K Sherlock William S Elliott
Southern Oregon University Petrology/ Geochemistry Possible left-lateral motion of Emigrant Lake Fault supported by associated intrusive dikes Zachary Nathan Walke Jad Alan D'Allura
St Mary's College of Maryland Behavioral Ecology Vocal performance and song type use in red-winged blackbirds Emily Rebecca Cramer J Jordan Price
St. Cloud State University Ecology Impact of marine reserves vs non-protected areas using otolith growth analy Megan Marie Reese Gregory W Stunz
St. Lawrence University Psychology Tympanic Gas Bladders and Hydrostatic Pressure Transduction in G petersii Jennifer Elizabeth Heffler Peter Cain
St. Louis University Engineering Electrical stimulation on patterned surfaces affects DRG neurite extension Matthew David Wood Rebecca Kuntz Willits
St. Louis University Engineering Spontaneous Formation of Hydroxyapatite on Alkali treated Titanium Matthew Joseph Demmer Marcel E Roy
St. Louis University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Link between ASCT2, cell swelling, Bad phosphorylation and cancer cell survival Bryan Christopher Fuchs Barrie Patrick Bode
Stanford University Ecology Erosion, landscape development, and nutrient availability in tropical ecosystems Stephen  Porder Peter M Vitousek
Stanford University Ecology The Red Sea Paradox: A highly productive oligotrophic region? Rochelle Grover Labiosa Kevin Robert Arrigo
State University of New York at Albany Petrology/ Geochemistry K-Bentonites of the Devonian: Complexity of Altered Volcanic Ashes in the Appalachian Basin Lucas Jordan Benedict Charles A. Ver Straeten
State University of New York at Buffalo Tectonics/ Geophysics Energy and soil-moisture effects on nonlinear deformation associated with near-surface seismic reflection sources Matthew Samuel Malinowski Gregory S Baker
State University of New York at Stony Brook Behavioral Ecology Variation in the social structure and mating system of Gunnisons Prairie Dogs Jennifer Laura Verdolin Charles Janson
State University of New York at Stony Brook Psychology Interactions of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in the context of hippocampal learning Konstantinos Pothakos John K Robinson
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Ecology Predator-Prey Interactions: Effects of an Exotic Invertebrate on Planktivore Consumption Adam John Storch Kimberly Linn Schulz
Stony Brook University Physiology/ Functional Morphology Bone Density in the Primate Wrist Biren Ashok Patel Susan G. Larson
Stony Brook University Engineering Flexion Creep of the Human Lumbar Facet Joint Capsule Jesse Shay Little Partap Singh Khalsa
Texas A&M University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Investigation of bystander cell induction in low-LET irradiated human fibroblasts Elena A Repnikova John R Ford
Texas A&M University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Oxidative environment of the colon vs small intestine: relationship to cancer susceptibility Lisa M Sanders Joanne R Lupton
Texas Christian University Physics/ Astronomy Environmental Influences on Dwarf Irregular Galaxies Jacqueline Michelle Dunn Pamela M Marcum
Tulane University Ecology Sex-biased winter distribution of a monomorphic songbird at multiple spatial scales David Robert Brown Thomas W. Sherry
Tulane University Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology The evolution of reproductive symbiosis within a subgenus of North American minnows [Notropis(Hydrophlox)] Mollie Frances Cashner Henry L. Bart
Tulane University Ecology Factors influencing local extinction of tropical understory forest birds in fragmented landscapes Stefan Woltmann Tom, W., Sherry,
Universidad de Buenos Aires Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Insulin Resistance in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Carolina Griselda Luchetti Alicia Beatriz Motta
Universidad de Los Andes Physics/ Astronomy Analysis of Photometric Observations of Cepheids Stars in the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) Luis Omar Porras-Sánchez Patricia Rosenzweig
Universidad de Los Andes Physics/ Astronomy Analysis of Photometric Observations of RR Lyrae Stars in the Globular Cluster M15 Gabriela Ysabel García Patricia Rosenzweig
Universidad Nacional del Comhue Ecology Historical deer abundance, patterns of damage and deer use in native forests on Isla Victoria, Patagonia, Argentina María Noelia Barrios Thomas Kitzberger
University of Arizona Physics/ Astronomy Novel Alternating Frequency Doppler Lidar Instrument for Wind Measurements in the Lower Troposphere Jeremy Todd Dobler John A. Reagan
University of Alabama at Birmingham Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Identification of genes expressed in Vibrio vulnificus in its quiescent and active state Gitika Panicker Asim K Bej
University of Alaska Fairbanks Ecology Pre-migratory habitat use and physiology of shorebirds staging on Alaska's North Slope Audrey Rebecca Taylor Abby N Powell
University of Alberta Ecology Microbial Community Analysis in a High Arctic Glacier Stephanie Ming Hei Cheng Julia M Foght
University of Arizona Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Mechanisms enabling salt tolerant plants to grow in saline environments Chris Lawrence Pagliarulo Karen Sue Schumaker
University of Arizona Behavioral Ecology Life History Tradeoffs between Learning and Senescence: Behavioral and Neuroanatomical Approaches Ana Kate Skemp Daniel R. Papaj
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Psychology The Effects of Accutane on Anxiety in Male & Female Rats Using the Elevated Plus Maze Kimberly Jean Berry Sherry A. Ferguson
University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Differential mitochondrial ERK1/ 2 trafficking during proliferative and steroidogenic responses in MA-10 cells Cecilia Poderoso Ernesto Jorge Podesta
University of Calgary Anthropology Foraging of Cebus capucinus on Ant-Defended Acacia Trees in Costa Rica Hilary Catherine Young Linda Marie Fedigan
University of California - Berkeley Engineering Effects of Elastin and Collagen on Local Residual Strains Dezba Gannett Coughlin Lisa Pruitt
University of California - Los Angeles Ecology Species range and diversity across tropical envrionmental gradients Alex Caroline Gilman Philip W Rundel
University of California - Santa Cruz Ecology Effects of Serpentine-Associated Edaphic Variation on a Plant/ Pathogen Interaction Bree Ann Hardcastle Gregory S. Gilbert
University of California at Santa Barbara Cell Biology/ Biochemistry An Identification and Investigation of CED-4 Mediated Apoptotic Suppressors in Caenorhabditis elegans Jeremy Alan Wickenheiser Joel H Rothman
University of California Santa Barbara Ecology Linking environmental forcing, dispersal and patch dynamics in kelp forest communities Brian Patrick Kinlan Steven D Gaines
University of California Santa Cruz Behavioral Ecology The influence of male attractiveness on maternal care in two populations of Oregon juncos Elise Donnelly Ferree Bruce E Lyon
University of California, Berkeley Behavioral Ecology Nectar preferences in orchid bees: testing Baker's Viscosity Hypothesis Brendan Jonathan Borrell Robert Dudley
University of California, Berkeley Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Evolution and Development of Skeletogenic Tissues in Reptiles Jacqueline Emmanuel Moustakas Kevin Padian
University of California, Berkeley Paleontology/ Sedimentation Variation in oxygen stable isotope ratios as a proxy for water usage in small mammals Samantha Sara Brittany Hopkins Anthony D. Barnosky
University of California, Berkeley Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology How many times has winglessness evolved in cave-dwelling Hawaiian moths? Matthew John Medeiros Robert Dudley
University of California, Berkeley Tectonics/ Geophysics Provenance study of Eocene-Oligocene fluvial gravels in the Great Basin: Implications for pre-extension paleogeography and syn-extensional drainage evolution David Haruo Shimabukuro Walter Alvarez
University of California, Davis Paleontology/ Sedimentation Integrated Analysis of Organic Matter-Clay Mineral Relationships in Kaolinite-Rich Sediments: Implications for their Stability and Reactivity in Continental Margin Sediments Amelia Carol Robinson Isabel Patricia Montanez
University of California, Irvine Behavioral Ecology Sex allocation in zebra finches may depend upon differential costs to parents Valerie Suzanne Foster Nancy Tyler Burley
University of California, Los Angeles Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Marine Mammal Feeding Guild Structure and Changeover Through the Cenozoic Peter James Adam Blaire Van Valkenburgh
University of California, Los Angeles Psychology Dieting, stress, and obesity: Biological stress mediators Ayako Janet Tomiyama Traci Mann
University of California, Riverside Ecology Metapopulation Dynamics of the Western Burrowing Owl (Speotyto cunicularia hypugaea) Ginny Anne Short John T. Rotenberry
University of California, Riverside Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Role of Threonine 55 Phosphorylation in Apoptosis Katherine Reneau Willcox Xuan Liu
University of California, Riverside Behavioral Ecology Multiple mating and paternity in wild-caught Gryllus vocalis field crickets Susan N. Gershman Daphne Fairbairn
University of California, Santa Barbara Anthropology Assessing Prehistoric Local Interaction Through Elemental Analysis of Ceramics Sarah Barbara McClure Michael A. Jochim
University of California, Santa Barbara Behavioral Ecology Vibrational interactions between a leaf-mining species and their parasitoids Candace Low John A. Endler
University of California, Santa Barbara Ecology Indirect effects of herbivory on the recruitment of hard corals in Moorea, French Polynesia Nichole Noel Price Russell J Schmitt
University of California, Santa Barbara Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Investigation of the Role of Osteopontin in Experimental Autoimmune Uveitis Sherry Tomiko Hikita Dennis O Clegg
University of California, Santa Cruz Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Phylogeny, reproduction and parasitism in cidaroid echinoids of the Antarctic Susanne Jane Lockhart John Stuart Pearse
University of California-Davis Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Effects of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Exposure on Biochemical Indicators of Nervous System Development Robert Gregory Ellis-Hutchings Carl L Keen
University of Cincinnati Behavioral Ecology The effects of leg loss and regeneration on prey capture in wolf spiders Kerri Margaret Wrinn George William Uetz
University of Cincinnati Physiology/ Functional Morphology The effects of life-long protein malnutrition on maternal and infant behaviors Marica Caroline Bernstein Rebecca Z German
University of Cincinnati Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Prevalence of Pneumocystis jirovecii Infections in Cameroon Stephenson Wuyika Nkinin Edna S. Kaneshiro
University of Colorado Chemistry Determination of Catechins in Over-The-Counter Dietary Supplements Eric Jovan Austria David J Weiss
University of Colorado at Boulder Ecology Effects of aquatic exposure to methoprene on amphibian development Elena Maria Lopez David O. Norris
University of Colorado at Denver Physics/ Astronomy Optical Imaging and Analysis of Selected Quasars and Quasar Jets Paul Brandon Rimmer Alberto Sadun
University of Delaware Hydrology/ Geomorphology Suspended-Sediment Dynamics in the Turbidity Maximum of the Upper Delaware Estuary Timothy Leighton Cook Christopher K Sommerfield
University of Denver Physics/ Astronomy InfraRed Spectropolarimetry of Evolved Stars: Sifting Through Cosmic Dust Colby Allen Jurgenson Robert Stencel
University of Florida Ecology The effects of larval competition on vector competence of mosquitoes Aedes albopictus and Ae aegypti for dengue virus Barry Wilmer Alto Leon Philip Lounibos
University of Florida Petrology/ Geochemistry Relative changes in C3 and C4 biomass recorded by carbon isotopes of lipid biomarkers in the Maya Lowlands of Peten, Guatemala Sarah Davidson Newell David A Hodell
University of Florida Psychology The Roles of Frequency and Recency in Forming and Retrieving New Connections Dunja Lund Lise Abrams
University of Florida Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Evolution of flightless rails in Oceania: a molecular and morphological study of Gallirallus Jeremy Joseph Kirchman David W. Steadman
University of Florida Physiology/ Functional Morphology Variation in Stress levels of Juvenile Alligators Dieldrich Salomon Bermudez Louis J Guillette
University of Florida Psychology Implicit and Explicit Retrieval of Spelling in Young and Older Adults Sara Jill Rotter Lise Abrams
University of Georgia Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Genetics of tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica), a new model species for the study of domestication Jeffrey Stuart Ross-Ibarra James L. Hamrick
University of Georgia Cell Biology/ Biochemistry In vitro DNA binding studies of the Novel Site-Specific Recombinase, Piv John Michael Buchner Anna Cecilia Karls
University of Georgia Ecology Export of stream organic matter during storms as an indicator of recovery from logging disturbance Damon Thomas Ely James Bruce Wallace
University of Hawaii at Manoa Physiology/ Functional Morphology Neuropeptide modulation of auditory and lateral line systems in coral reef fishes Karen Patricia Maruska Timothy Carl Tricas
University of Illinois at Chicago Engineering Characterization of Photostrictive PLZT Material for Developing a Light Driven Micro-fluidic dispenser for a Chemical based Visual Prosthesis Mandar V. Deshpande Saggere Laxman
University of Illinois at Chicago Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells into retinal cells Angel Anthony Alvarez Kiminobu Sugaya
University of Illinois at Chicago Ecology Responses of forest soil respiration to elevated CO2 Lina Taneva Miquel A Gonzalez-Meler
University of Illinois at Springfield Ecology The functional significance and abundance of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria on the Illinois River floodplain Timothy Earl Goode Michael Joseph Lemke
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Tectonics/ Geophysics Magnetic Susceptibility anisotropy Analysis of rocks associated with deformation in the Appalachian fold-thrust belt, New York Kurtis Charles Burmeister Stephen Marshak
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Ecology Loss of an Ecosystem Dominant: Impacts on Animal Communities Scott Reid Schlossberg Jeff Brawn
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Controlling the Regioselectivity of RNA Ligation with DNA Enzymes Rebecca Lyn Coppins Scott Korey Silverman
University of Kansas Ecology Large-scale abundance, colonization, and extinction patterns of the annual sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Jennifer Marie Moody-Weis Helen Miller Alexander
University of Kentucky Behavioral Ecology Mhc, mate choice, and a novel disease in house sparrows Amanda Lynn Ensminger David F Westneat
University of Kentucky Engineering Effect of Chemical Composition and Crystalline Structure on Protein Adsorption Laura Ashley Buchanan Ahmed R El-Ghannam
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Behavioral Ecology Experimental test of the effect of local mate competition on sex allocation in the marine shrimp Lysmata wurdemanni: a protandric simultaneous hermaphrodite with low risk of sperm competition Juan Antonio Baeza Raymond T. Bauer
University of Louisiana at Monroe Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Molecular mechanisms of development of diabetes in type 2 diabetic rats Sharmilee P Sawant Harihara M Mehendale
University of Louisville Engineering Real-time, Fiber Optic, Multi-analyte Immuno-biosensor for Accurate Anticoagulant Deficiency Diagnosis Liang Tang Kyung A. Kang
University of Louisville Computer Science/ Mathematics Collaboratively searching and operating with multiple robots using local communication Xiaohui Cui Adel S. Elmaghraby
University of Maine Ecology Diet of endangered Atlantic salmon and potential competitors in a Maine stream Christopher Michael Holbrook Michael T. Kinnison
University of Manitoba Behavioral Ecology Ultrasonic communication in Richardson's ground squirrels (Spermophilus richardsonii) David Robert Wilson James F. Hare
University of Maryland Physiology/ Functional Morphology Assessing the Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test (CCCT) in Nonhuman Primates Julie Mei-Fen Wu Mary Ann Ottinger
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Psychology ERP Correlates of Hemispheric Cooperation in Adults with ADHD Rebecca Jane VonDerHeide Barry Haimson
University of Memphis Physiology/ Functional Morphology Myosin Heavy Chain Expression and Muscle Performance in Humans Brian K Schilling Andrew C Fry
University Of Miami Ecology Sexual selection and larval performance of Neotropical frogs in the Chiquibul Forest Reserve, Belize Briggs S Venetia Julian C Lee
University of Michigan Physics/ Astronomy Intracluster Planetary Nebulae as a Tool for Understanding Galaxy Evolution in Nearby Clusters Jessica E Krick Rebecca A Bernstein
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Ecology Conservation Status of the Sclater's Guenon (Cercopithecus sclateri) in Southern Nigeria Lynne Rae Baker David Lance Garshelis
University of Missouri - St. Louis Behavioral Ecology Early social environment influences the development of individual behavioral differences Danielle N. Lee Zuleyma Tang-Martinez
University of Missouri, Columbia Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Characterization of retinal degeneration in a mouse model of the Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses Kristy DeRhea Wendt Martin L Katz
University of Missouri-Columbia Anthropology Gender, Perceptions of Harm, and Reported Substance Use Patterns in Alcohol and Marijuana Users in a Rural Caribbean Village Laura Renee Vandiver Mark V. Flinn
University of Missouri-Columbia Anthropology Histomorphometric characteristics of the sub-adult rib cortex: normal patterns of dynamic bone modeling and remodeling during growth and development Margaret Ann Streeter Carol V Ward
University of Missouri-Columbia Anthropology Postcranial proportional variation in Australopithecus Deborah Lenz Cunningham Carol Ward
University of Montana Ecology Assessing the success of reintroducing swift fox to the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Montana David E Ausband Kerry R Foresman
University of Nevada Reno Ecology Phainopepla Population Dynamics and Genetic Structure in Fragmented Habitats Lisa Heather Crampton Mary M Peacock
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Hydrology/ Geomorphology Development a stage IV calcium carbonate soil at Mormon Mesa, Nevada Amy Lynn Brock Brenda J Buck
University of Nevada, Reno Behavioral Ecology Long-term Fitness Consequences of Conspecific Brood Parasitism Patrick Ray Lemons James Stone Sedinger
University of North Caroilna at Wilmington Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Aerobic scope and lactate production in mice with an inherited capacity for hypoxic exercise Soma Sarkar Stephen T Kinsey
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Psychology Examining the Linkages Among Knowledge, Memory, and Suggestibility Holger Bernd Harald Elischberger Peter A Ornstein
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Testing for costs of phenotypic plasticity during development of Lytechinus variegatus Justin Scott McAlister Robert D Podolsky
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Acute regulation of Acyl-CoA synthetase 1 by phosphorylation Lei Li Rosalind A Coleman
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Inhibition of Glycosylasparaginase Jenna Flora DuMond John M. Risley
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Cell Biology/ Biochemistry The effect of EPA/ DHA on the activation of transcription factors involved in the CRP gene expression Irina Ciubotaru Rosemary C. Wander
University of North Carolina at Wilmington Physiology/ Functional Morphology Ontogenetic Changes in the Thermal and Buoyant Properties of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin Blubber (Tursiops truncatus Robin Christine Dunkin D Ann Pabst
University of North Carolina at Wilmington Physiology/ Functional Morphology Investigating seasonal changes in the thermal biology of wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) Erin Maureen Meagher D. Ann Pabst
University of North Dakota Physics/ Astronomy Estimating Rotational Periods of Near-Earth Asteroids From Lightcurves Vishnu Vardhan Kanupuru Timothy R Young
University of North Dakota Physics/ Astronomy Observations of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows Tricia Ann Johnson Timothy Raymond Young
University of North Florida Psychology Fathers' Physiological Responses to Child-related Stimuli Brian David Hunter Gabriel Ybarra
University of North Texas Health Science Center Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Characterization of a novel CD2 receptor, CS1 on human Natural Killer cells Jae-Kyung Lee Porunelloor A. Mathew
University of Notre Dame Ecology Effects of nitrate and land use on N2O production from denitrification in aquatic sediments Jake John Beaulieu Jennifer Tank
University of Notre Dame Ecology Effect of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) on the fate of dissolved inorganic nitrogen Denise Ann Bruesewitz Jennifer L. Tank
University of Notre Dame Ecology Ecological stoichiometry in benthic aquatic ecosystems Michelle Allayne Evans-White Gary A Lamberti
University of Pennsylvania Ecology Tritrophic interactions in a tropical dry forest: Influence of the parasitoid Enicospilus lebophagus (Hymenoptera) on host plant suitability for Rothschildia lebeau (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) Salvatore Joseph Agosta Arthur E Dunham
University of Pittsburgh Ecology A novel evaluation of a proposed mechanism of competition Can resource consumption predict patterns of abundance? Anthony John Baumert Walter P. Carson
University of Pittsburgh Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Commonness and Rarity in Mesoamerican Psychotria Species: Tests of Evolutionary Hypotheses in a Phylogenetic Framework John Robert Paul Stephen J Tonsor
University of Rochester Cell Biology/ Biochemistry The effects of IFN-beta on MIP-1alpha and RANTES secretion in multiple sclerosis Mark Andrew Kroenke Benjamin Matthew Segal
University of San Diego Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Population genetic variability in the San Diego fairy shrimp, Branchinecta sandiegonensis: insights from microsatellite DNA analysis Kirsten Chuchvara Davis Marie Ann Simovich
University of South Carolina Ecology Decorating for the Invertebrate Ball: The Whys and Wherefores of Behavioral Evolution Sarah Kosting Berke Sarah Ann Woodin
University of South Florida Anthropology Tracing differences in dietary patterns between inland and coastal sites in Neolithic Sardinia Luca Lai Robert H. Tykot
University of South Florida Anthropology Were Pre-Inca Agriculturalists and Herders Buried Together in the Lurin Nicole Loraine Falk Robert H. Tykot
University of South Florida Paleontology/ Sedimentation Constraining model predictions for Pangaean climate across the Permian-Pennsylvanian boundary: Evidence from brachiopod sclerochronology Steve Nelson Guggino Peter Juergen Harries
University of Southern California Tectonics/ Geophysics Earthquake recurrence intervals and fault slip rates on the northern Death Valley-Furnace Creek and Fish Lake Valley fault zones Kurt Lang Frankel James F. Dolan
University of Sydney Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology The adaptive significance of temperature-dependent sex determination in reptiles Daniel Augustus Warner Richard Shine
University of Texas as Austin Behavioral Ecology The role of estrogen in modulating neuronal activity of central auditory areas in female anurans Kathleen Sheila Lynch Walter Wilczynski
University of Texas at Austin Anthropology Fungiform papillae and the evolution of primate taste perception Laura Jean Alport Deborah J Overdorff
University of Texas at Austin Physics/ Astronomy Cosmic Rays and the Mutational History of Habitable Planets David Samuel Smith John M Scalo
University of Texas at Austin Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Effects of Resveratrol from Red Wine on Metastatic Breast Cancer Nicolas G Azios Surangani Flanagan Dharmawardhane
University of Texas Medical Branch Physiology/ Functional Morphology Role of CGRP in pain-related behavior and plasticity in the amygdala Jeong Seok Han Volker Neugebauer
University of Texas, Austin Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary and Ecological Dynamics of a Poison Frog Mimicry Complex Catherine Rachel Darst David C Cannatella
University of the Philippines Petrology/ Geochemistry Mineralization and Fluid Inclusion Study of the Buenas-Tinago and Balite Vein Systems in Mt Diwata (Diwalwal) Area, Monkayo, Compostela Valley, Mindanao Jennifer Maniago Catoc Rosana Dacanay Balangue-Tarriela
University of Toledo Physics/ Astronomy Searching for Circumstellar Disks Around Be Stars in Clusters John Patrick Wisniewski Karen S Bjorkman
University of Toronto Ecology The Role of Predation and Herbivory in the Regeneration Ecology of Big Leaf Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla KING) Julian Martin Norghauer Jay R. Malcolm
University of Toronto at Mississauga Behavioral Ecology Ejaculation strategies of males using alternative mating tactics Clint Dale Kelly Darryl Trevor Gwynne
University of Vermont Behavioral Ecology The effects of hayfield management on mating systems of Savannah sparrows (Passerculus sandwichensis) breeding in the Champlain Valley of Vermont Noah Garb Perlut Allan M Strong
University of Virginia Physics/ Astronomy Figure Rotation in Triaxial Elliptical Galaxies Sabrina Laleh Pakzad Martin Bureau
University of Virginia Behavioral Ecology Relating phenotypic plasticity, behavioral ecology, and population dynamics in the forked fungus beetle, Bolitotherus cornutus Patrice M Ludwig Henry M Wilbur
University of Washington Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology Latitudinal variation in speciation rates Paul Robert Martin Joshua J Tewksbury
University of Washington Ecology Factors driving Hedera hibernica (English ivy) invasion in Pacific Northwest forests Tara Starr Fletcher Roger del Moral
University of Washington Physiology/ Functional Morphology Into thin air: The paradox of flying insects at high altitude Melanie Rae Frazier Raymond B Huey
University of Wisconsin Madison Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Sequence specific effects of nucleoside analogs on the Hepatitis C Virus Joanna Marie Rueth Rob Striker
Unversity of Illinois at Springfield Ecology Uptake Anaylsis of Fluorescently-labeled Organic Phosphate Substrates by Aquatic Hydrophobic Bacteria Tracy Lynn DiMezzo Michael Joseph Lemke
Utah State University Ecology The genetics of colonization of two amphibian species after the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens Kristin Ann Bakkegard Edmund D Brodie, Jr
Utah State University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Detection of HPIV-3 Accessory Proteins Jason Peter Roth Dale L Barnard
Utah State University Behavioral Ecology Spatial ecology of coyotes Julie Kirsten Young John Anthony Shivik
V.G.Khlopin Radium Institute Petrology/ Geochemistry Distribution and behaviour of 241Am within shells of freshwater mollusks: a complex biomeralogical study Michael Anatolievich Zuykov John Michael Hanchar
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Physiology/ Functional Morphology Characterization of the Magnetoreception Mechanism of Drosophila melanogaster David Harry Dommer John B Phillips
Virginia Tech Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Fibrosarcoma-induced dysregulation of interleukin activity and modulation through paclitaxel (Taxol™)-mediated signal transduction Elizabeth Paige Falwell Klaus Dieter Elgert
Virginia Tech Hydrology/ Geomorphology Landscape transformations: Geomorphological effects on macroinvertebrates in suburbanizing streams Chris l Burcher E F Benfield
Virginia Tech Systematics/ Evolutionary Biology A molecular approach to define genetic pools in crops: A case study in peanut Mohannad Ghazi AL-Saghir Khidir W. Hilu
Virginia Tech Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Contributions of T Cell Subsets to Tumor Immunity: Implications for Tumor Vaccine Development Jennifer Sparkman Pressley Klaus Dieter Elgert
Virginia Tech University Ecology Experimental study of the longleaf pine cavity-nesting bird community:  the role of the red-cockaded woodpecker Lori Ann Blanc Jeffrey R Walters
Wake Forest University Ecology Comprehensive Distribution of Waved Albatrosses within the Galapagos Marine Reserve Jill Anne Awkerman David John Anderson
Wake Forest University Psychology Transfer of Learned Forget Cues in an Animal Memory Task Deviney Marie Chaponis Karen L. Roper
Wake Forest University Physiology/ Functional Morphology Role of Skin Mucus Proteases in Acquired Resistance of a Host Fish to Ectoparasitic Glochidia Larvae of a Freshwater Mussel Constance Lynn Rogers-Lowery Ronald V. Dimock
Washington College Psychology The Relationship Between Testosterone and Cortisol Levels and Aggression in Male Children with ADHD Candace Monique Turner Michael Kerchner
Washington State University Behavioral Ecology Investigation of the role of intra-specific acoustic communication in mate selection of Euschistus conspersus Christian Harald Krupke Vince P Jones
West Virginia University Ecology Identification of a novel aluminum resistance mechanism of mycorrhizal plants Katrina Klugh Jonathan Cumming
Western Washington University Petrology/ Geochemistry The potential for mass balance and paleoclimate records in ice cores of small mid-latitude glaciers Alison Jane Gillespie Douglas H. Clark
Widener University Cell Biology/ Biochemistry Is Atrazine an innate immune system disruptor in adult Northern Leopard Frogs (Rana pipiens)? Muthuramanan Rameswaran Itzick Vatnick
Wilkes University Behavioral Ecology Agro-Farming by Gray Squirrels: An Experimental Approach Elizabeth Ann Miller Michael Alan Steele
Williams College Physics/ Astronomy Making the Most Accurate Measurements of the June 8, 2004, Transit of Venus, and Overcoming the Black Drop Effect Joseph William Gangestad Jay M. Pasachoff
Wittenberg University Ecology Investigating antimycotics for biological control of ticks Joshua Benjamin Benoit Jay Yoder
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics/ Astronomy Shear Stiffness of Carbon Nanotubes Aaron Benjamin Kaczowka Nancy Anne Burnham
Yale University Physics/ Astronomy A survey for obscured AGNs Ezequiel Treister Claudia Megan Urry
Yale University Petrology/ Geochemistry Temporal-compositional trends within single eruptions in the Big Pine Volcanic Field, CA Madalyn Suzanne Blondes Peter William Reiners


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