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October 2005 Name

Grants from the October 15, 2005 Deadline
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BriAnne Addison University of Missouri-St. Louis Ecology Niche Partitioning by Fox and Song Sparrows: a Stable Isotopes Approach Ricklefs, Robert E.
Ezgi Akpinar University of Cincinnati Hydrology / Geomorphology The Greek and Roman Settlement Patterns in the Ancient Province of Cilicia, and Their Impact on the Environment Dunning, Nicholas P.
Marta Alfonso State University of New York at Binghamton Anthropology Analysis of Harris Lies in Relation to Non-linear, Saltatory, Growth Patterns Little, Michael A.
Abbas Alibhoy Elizabethtown College Behavioral Ecology Determining the Distribution of Erwinia amylovora in Soil in Relation to Fire Blight Infections in an Apple Orchard Wohl, Debra L.
Holly Alpert University of California-Santa Cruz Ecology Altered precipitation and Shifting Ecotones in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, California Loik, Michael E.
William Amidon California Institute of Technology Hydrology / Geomorphology Production Rates of Cosmogenic 3He at High Elevation Farley, Ken
Najin Aryan University of Colorado at Denver Physics / Astronomy Optical Analysis of Active Galactic Nuclei Sadun, Alberto C.
Jaya Badhwar Saint Louis University Chemistry Thermodynamics of RNA oligonucleotides containing 1 x 2 Internal Loops Znosko, Brent M.
Paromita Banerjee Miami University Ohio Cell Biology / Biochemistry Role of KH RNA Binding Domains of Fragile X Protein in Regulating Protein Synthesis Dockendorff, Thomas C.
Jodi Barnes American University Anthropology Examining the Landscape of the Fields of Everyday Life:the Historical Archaeology of Tenancy in Appalachia, 1850-1920 Ger, Joan M.
Caitlín Barrett Yale University Anthropology Archaeological and Technological Analysis of Egyptianizing Terracottas on Delos Tartaron, Thomas F.
Lindy Barrow University of Florida Conservation Biology Capital vs. Income: Reproductive strategies of the Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) Bjorndal, Karen A.
Moni Berg University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Somatic Mutations in Plants Paige, Ken N.
Claire Berger Duke University Ecology The Examination of Imperiled Coastal Plain Ponds across Martha's Vineyard: Spanning Temporal and Spatial Scales to Isolate Mechanisms of Community Dynamics Christensen, Norman L.
Philip Bergmann Tulane University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Functional Implications of the Evolution of Body Shortening and Limb Elongation Irschick, Duncan J.
Michael Birnkrant Drexel University Engineering Top-down Meets Bottom-up: Block Copolymer Bragg Reflectors Li, Christopher Y.
Jessica Blois Stanford University Ecology Small Mammal Response to the Late Pleistocene Environmental Perturbation:  The Role of the Survivors Hadly, Elizabeth A.
Yelena Bogdanova Boston University Psychology Number Processing in Parkinson Disease: Impact of Visual and Visuospatial Dysfunction. Cronin-Golomb, Alice
Catherine Bollinger Western Washington University Ecology Assessing Genetic Changes in Mayflies Exposed in situ to Heavy Metals Harper-Arabie, Ruth M.
Anne Bothmer Worcester Polytechnic Institute Physics / Astronomy Photo-Induced Nanophase Segregation in Dye-Doped Liquid Crystals Iannacchione, Germano S.
April Brennan University of Alaska Anchorage Physiology / Functional Morphology Regulating Intake of Energy: Abundance of Glucose Transporters in the Small Intestine of the Red-backed Vole, Clethrionomys rutilus

van Tets, Ian G.
Benjamin Brown Williams College Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Testing Ongoing Balancing Selection at the Human ALDH2 Locus through Sequence Based Analysis Wilder, Jason A.
Jamie Brown Eastern Michigan University Chemistry Characterizing Organic Binders in Rock Paintings for Radiocarbon Analysis Armitage, Ruth A.
Leone Brown State University of New York at Stony Brook Ecology Pre-migration Body Condition of a Neotropical Migrant in Undisturbed and Disturbed Wintering Habitats Graham, Catherine H.
Zachary Brown Kansas State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Albumin Flux Through Lens Epithelial Cell Monolayer- a Transwell Study Takemoto, Larry
Amanda Bruesch Boise State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tumors: An in vivo Role for Oncostatin M in Tumor Progression Jorcyk, Cheryl L.
Jeffrey Bruesewitz University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Petrology / Geochemistry Mafic Enclaves in the Cary Mound Granite, Central Wisconsin: Evidence for magma mixing? Cameron, Barry I.
Elizabeth Bryson Northeastern University Ecology Latitudinal Variation in the Role of Temperature Stress on Rocky Intertidal Community Dynamics in the Gulf of Maine Trussell, Geoffrey C.
Sarah Bryson University of California-Los Angeles Ecology The Effects of an Epiphytic Bryozoan on Kelp Herbivores Vance, Richard R.
Dylan Burge Duke University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Fungal Host Specificity in Myco-heterotrophic Gentianaceae Manos, Paul S.
Curtis Burney Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Testing Divergence Hypotheses Across the Andes and the Amazon River: a Comparative Phylogeographic Analysis of South American Avifauna Brumfield, Robb T.
Karen Bussard Pennsylvania State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Role of Osteoblast-Derived Inflammatory Chemokine SDF-1 in Bone Metastatic Breast Cancer Mastro, Andrea M.
Charles Caston Texas State University-San Marcos Ecology Spatial and Temporal Variation in Relationships Between Macroinvertebrate Distributions and Hydraulic Conditions Bonner, Timothy H.
Heather Charles University of Massachusetts Boston Ecology Effects of Warming and Increased Precipitation on Plant and Nutrient Dynamics of New England Salt Marshes Dukes, Jeffrey S.
Cory Chen University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Psychology The Relationship Between Attachment and Expressed Emotion Among Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia Hartman, Marilyn
Yi Chen State University of New York at Stony Brook Engineering Defect Studies of Liquid Phase Epitaxy and Chemical Vapor Deposition Silicon Carbide Films Dudley, Michael
Ranida Chomsung University of Louisville Physiology / Functional Morphology Synaptic Organization of Pathways that Connect the Superior Colliculus, Pulvinar Nucleus and Temporal Cortex in the Tree Shrew Bickford, Martha E.
Martha Christiansen Saint Louis University Chemistry A Thermodynamic Study of Naturally Occurring 2x2 RNA Loops Znosko, Brent M.
Sara Chun Duke University Ecology Fruiting Output of Isolated Dipteryx Panamensis Trees within Costa Rica's San Juan-La Selva Biological Corridor Christensen, Norman L.
Catherine Cooke Ohio State University Anthropology The Foraging Behavior of Cercocebus torquatus in Sette Cama, Gabon McGraw, William S.
Timothy Cooney James Madison University Ecology Effects of Organic Matter Quality and Invertebrate Grazing on Microbial Communities in Cave Streams Simon, Kevin S.
Kendra Coonse Albertson College Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Effect of Cadmium on Runx2 mRNA Expression in a Human Osteoblast-like Cell Line Saos-2 Heggland, Sara J.
Meggan Craft University of Minnesota Ecology Viral Transmission Dynamics Among Serengeti Carnivores Packer, Craig
Kelsey Dahl University of Minnesota Ecology Fluctuating Asymmetry and Morphometrics in Minnesota’s Eastern Cottontail Rabbit, Sylvilagus floridanus Perry, Jim
Elizabeth Dame University of Cincinnati Conservation Biology Restoring Populations of D. antillarum to the Reefs of Curacao Meyer, David L.
Timothy Davidson University of Oregon Ecology Density and Substrata Preference of the Introduced Bioeroder, Sphaeroma quoianum, in Coos Bay, Oregon Shanks, Alan L.
Markus Dieser Montana State University-Bozeman Ecology Microbial Diversity and Metabolic Activity in an Antarctic Coastal Lake Foreman, Christine M.
Alexander Diesl University of California-Berkeley Computer Science / Mathematics Unifying the Theories of Exchange Rings and Quasi-Frobenius Rings Lam, Tsit Y.
Kimberly Dingess Indiana University Bloomington Anthropology Monogamy and Territoriality in the Bolivian Gray Titi Monkey, Callicebus donacophilus Hunt, Kevin D.
Tracy Dolan California State University-Long Beach Behavioral Ecology How do Birds See the World?  Effects of Visual Perception on Acquiring Information About Predation Fernandez-Juricic, Esteban
Abbey Eisenhower University of California-Los Angeles Psychology Building Relationships at School: An intervention to Improve Early Teacher-student Relationships for Children with Externalizing Behavior Problems Baker, Bruce L.
Sarah Eisenstein University of Georgia Psychology Monoacylglycerol lipase: a Possible Target for Enhancement of Stress-induced Analgesia Mediated by the Endocannabinoid 2-Arachidonoylglycerol Hohmann, Andrea G.
Kristen Epp Texas State University-San Marcos Behavioral Ecology Predator Recognition in Eurycea nana: Learned or Inherited? Gabor, Caitlin R.
Vivian Ericson University of California-Santa Barbara Cell Biology / Biochemistry Investigation of Fibulin 5 as a Retinal Extracellular Matrix Organizer Clegg, Dennis O.
Alejandra Estrin University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Anthropology Madres Mexicanas de Milwaukee:  Stress and the Social Support of Women Hutz, Reinhold J.
Tyesha Farmer University of Alabama at Birmingham Cell Biology / Biochemistry Comparison and Characterization of Chromosomal Aberrations in Early Onset Breast Cancer Tumors of Alabama African-American and Caucasian Women Strong, Theresa V.
Robin Feeney Ohio State University Anthropology Sexual Dimorphism in Human Enamel and Dentin: Evolutionary Implications and Forensic Applications Guatelli-Steinberg, Debra
Matthew Fleenor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Physics / Astronomy Galaxy Clusters and the Filamentary Network Within Superclusters Rose, James A.
Thomas Fleming University of California-Berkeley Computer Science / Mathematics Virtual Spatial Graph Theory Teichner, Peter
Kimberly Franklin University of Arizona Ecology Diversity and Succession of Ant Communities in Sonora, Mexico after Land Conversion to Exotic Grass Pasture Markow, Therese A.
Helen Freyberger Pennsylvania State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry A Role for DKK-1 in Osteolytic Breast Cancer Metastasis Mastro, Andrea M.
Nicholas Friedman St. Mary's College of Maryland Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Reconstructing Vocal Evolution in Orioles (Icterus) Price, John J.
Michael Gaffrey University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Psychology Early Autism Phenotype: Head Circumference Growth and Emerging Executive Functioning Klein-Tasman, Bonita P.
William Gaines Clemson University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Spidroin-Intein-CBD Constructs for Production and Purification of Spidroins from Plant Bioreactors Marcotte, William R.
Efrat Gavish Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ecology The Role of Spider Functional Groups in Suppressing Insect Pests in Arid Agroecosystems Lubin, Yael
Joseph Gerdt University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chemistry Controlling Macromolecular RNA Structure with DNA Constraints Silverman, Scott K.
Jennifer Gillespie University of Texas at Austin Ecology A Novel Tool for Studying Interspecific Trophic Interactions: Use of Stable Isotopes to Investigate Feeding Ecology in the Endangered Barton Springs Salamander (Eurycea sosorum) Parmesan, Camille
Anna Goldina Florida International University Behavioral Ecology Endocrine and Social Consequences of Eavesdropping Among Electric Fish Stoddard, Philip K.
Bayron Gomez Gomez Universidad de Antioquia Paleontology / Sedimentation Revision of the Molar Fossil Record and the Distribution of the Mastodons (Proboscidea: Gomphotheriidae) from the Colombian Quaternary Alberdi, Maria Teresa
Shannon Gourley Yale University Psychology Long-lasting Modulation of Mesolimbic Dopamine Systems After Prior Chronic Corticosterone: Relevance to Depression Taylor, Jane R.
Tony Grace Kansas State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Molecular Population Genetics and Breeding Structure of the Indianmeal moth, Plodia interpunctella Kambhampati, Srini
Alison Grand University of Georgia Psychology Long-term Consequences of Maternal Maltreatment on Fear Behavior and HPA Reactivity in Juvenile Rhesus Macaques Bernstein, Irwin S.
Jia Guo University of Southern Mississippi Cell Biology / Biochemistry Comparison of Beta-2-Microglobulin with CEA, CA15-3, CA27.29, CA549, and AFP for the Serodiagnosis of Breast Cancer Hall, Margot
Tannia Gutierrez University of Georgia Psychology Cannabinoid Drug Self-administration in Animal Model of Neuropathic Pain Hohmann, Andrea G.
Vanessa Guzman Stanford University Chemistry Synthesis of Photoactivatable Amino Acids for Use in Protein-Protein Interaction Assays Kohler, Jennifer J.
Celia Hagan Whitman College Conservation Biology Species Status and Genetic Variation in an Endemic Fish, Cottus marginatus Carlin, Joel L.
Jennifer Hancock Ohio University Physiology / Functional Morphology The Evolutionary History of Foveation in Birds Biknevicius, Audrone R.
Kristin Hardy University of North Carolina at Wilmington Physiology / Functional Morphology The Effects of Cell Size on the Post-Contractile Depletion of Glycogen and Recovery of Arginine Phosphate in the Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus: Measured and Modeled Kinsey, Stephen T.
Allison Hargett University of Nevada Behavioral Ecology Do Hormones Affect Dominance Relationships in an Asocial Species, Merriam’s Kangaroo Rat? Jenkins, Stephen H.
DeeAnn Hartung University of California-Santa Barbara Cell Biology / Biochemistry Molecular Mechanisms of the Microtubule-associated Protein Tau  as well as Amyloid-beta Induced Effects on Tau Feinstein, Stuart C.
Cris Hein University of Georgia Conservation Biology Winter Roost-site Selection of Seminole Bats in an Intensively-managed Forest in the Lower Coastal Plain of South Carolina Miller, Karl V.
Houri Hintiryan University of Southern California Psychology The Pontine Lateral Parabrachial Nucleus and Estrogen-induced Anorexia Chambers, Kathleen C.
Aaron Hirsch University of Nevada-Las Vegas Tectonics / Geophysics An Integrated Geophysical Study of Hidden Valley, Central McCullough Range, NV:  Characterization of a Volcanotectonic Terrain Snelson, Catherine M.
Christopher Holm Florida State University Tectonics / Geophysics Characterization of the Most Inboard Paleozoic Accreted Terranes of the Southernmost Appalachian Blue Ridge: Georgia and Alabama Appalachians Tull, James F.
Avram Holmes Harvard University Psychology Task Adjustment and Feedback Related Processing in Major Depressive Disorder Pizzagalli, Diego A.
Angela Horner Ohio University Physiology / Functional Morphology Fossorial Locomotion in a Fossorial Specialist: the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Ferret (Mustela putorius furo) Biknevicius, Audrone R.
Matthew Hrabak James Madison University Physiology / Functional Morphology Tail Function in Propithecus verreauxi During Terrestrial Bipedalism Wunderlich, Roshna E.
Marcos Huerta Rice University Physics / Astronomy Young Stars and the Brown Dwarf Desert Hartigan, Patrick M.
Reynier Jacinto University of California-Irvine Physiology / Functional Morphology Keeping an Open Mind, Investigating Poacher Functional Morphology Summers, Adam P.
Xinli Ji Huazhong Agricultural University Ecology Food Quality Effects on Zooplankton Growth and Population Competition Schulz, Kimberly L.
Sheri Johnson University of Maine Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Cell lineage Competition in the Colonial Ascidian, Botryllus schlosseri, as Influenced by Variation in Life History Traits Yund, Philip
Edward Jolie University of New Mexico Anthropology A Perishable Perspective on Cultural Diversity in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico: An Examination of Chacoan Basketry Wills, Wirt H.
Cara Joos New Mexico State University Ecology Are Shrub Encroached Grasslands Sub-optimal Habitat for Wintering Black-throated (Amphispiza bilineata) and Sage Sparrows (Amphispiza belli)? Desmond, Martha J.
Kristin Juhasz Indiana University of Pennsylvania Anthropology How Effective and Accurate are Healthcare Messages in the Eastern Rural Cape? Chaiken, Miriam
Aurora Kagawa University of Hawaii at Manoa Ecology Transpiration From Tree to Stand: Do Invasive Species Matter? Sack, Lawren
Mark Kahrhoff University of Missouri-St. Louis Physiology / Functional Morphology Holographic Interferometric Analysis: A Novel Technique for Measuring the Deformation Characteristics of the Aging Human Lens Bassi, Carl J.
Walid Kamoun University of North Carolina at Charlotte Physiology / Functional Morphology Endothelin-1 and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Blood Flow Regulation Clemens, Mark G.
Sivakumar Kandasami University of Dundee Engineering Investigation of Carbonation Resistance and Chloride Ingress in Sustainable New Generation Concretes Jones, Roderick
Vinay Kapoor Cornell University Ecology The Effect of Artificial Ambient Noise on Song and Reproduction in the Nightingale Lacey, Eileen A.
Saradasri Karri Saint Louis University Chemistry Thermodynamics of RNA Oligomers Containing 1x2 Internal Loops Znosko, Brent M.
Elizabeth Kelley Washington University in St. Louis Anthropology A Pre-Dissertation Survey of Lemur catta, Ring-tailed Lemurs, at Cap Sainte-Marie Special Reserve, Madagascar Sussman, Robert W.
Joanna Kelley University of Washington Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary Analysis of Enamelin in Worldwide Human Populations Swanson, Willie J.
Ailsa Kerswell James Cook University Ecology Transitions from Coral to Algal Dominated Reefs: Nature, Scale and Competition Along the East Coast of Australia Baird, Andrew H.
Irene Khavin University of Kansas Ecology Stoichiometry of Conocephalus Grasshoppers in Response to Grassland Fertilization Smith, Val H.
Shelby Kimmel Williams College Physics / Astronomy High Frequency Oscillations in the Solar Corona Pasachoff, Jay M.
Seth Klein University of Louisville Computer Science / Mathematics Coverage Modeling in Mobile Robot Sensing and Surveillance Networks Ragade, Rammohan K.
Jeffrey Klomp Central Michigan University Conservation Biology A Population Genetic Analysis of the Northern River Otter (Lontra canadensis) in the State of Oregon Swanson, Bradley J.
Page Klug Kansas State University Ecology Interactions Between Grassland Birds and their Snake Predators: the Potential for Conservation Benefits or Conflicts in the Tallgrass Prairie With, Kimberly A.
Dorothea Koh Northwestern University Chemistry Enhancing DNA Detection: Small Molecule DNA Hybrids Nguyen, SonBinh T.
Dylan Kollman Boston University Psychology The Construct Validity of Acceptance: A Multitrait, Multimethod Investigation Brown, Timothy A.
Marisa Korody Indiana State University Behavioral Ecology Parent-offspring Conflict and Sibling Rivalry in a Polymorphic Passerine the White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) Tuttle, Elaina M.
Krushnamegh Kunte University of Texas at Austin Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism and Sex-limited Mimicry in Papilio Swallowtail Butterflies Gilbert, Lawrence E.
Richard Kutschera Ramapo College of New Jersey Psychology Do Hands Free Cellphone Conversations Degrade Driving Proficiency? Becklen, Robert C.
Kideok Kwon Pennsylvania State University Petrology / Geochemistry Thermal Effect on the Coordination of Cu(II) in Smectite: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) and Density Function Theory (DFT) Calculation Study Kubicki, James D.
Norberto Lanzillotti Kimura Universidad Nacional de Cuyo Physics / Astronomy Phonon Engineering with THz Acoustic Nanocavities Fainstein, Alejandro
Kate Larson University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Physics / Astronomy TiO2 Coatings for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Yang, Chen-Lu
Joseph Letizia Northwestern University Chemistry Effect of Molecular Weight and Polydispersity on Electron Mobility in Phenacyl-Polythiophene Derivatives:  Understanding the Relationship Between Reaction Conditions and Electrical Properties Marks, Tobin J.
Elizabeth Liggins Victoria University of Wellington Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Phylogeography of New Zealand: a General Insight Using the Common Skink (Oligosoma nigriplantare) Ritchie, Peter A.
Jacqueline Lis Saint Louis University Engineering Developing Novel Materials for Nerve Regeneration:  Determination of Factors Important for Nerve Growth Willits, Rebecca K.
Andrea Loayza University of Missouri-St. Louis Ecology The Role of Avian Seed Dispersers on Recruitment Probabilities of Guettarda viburnoides (Rubiaceae) in a Naturally Fragmented Landscape Loiselle, Bette A.
Clayton Loehn Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Petrology / Geochemistry Nanoscale Characterization of Polyphase Monazite Compositional Domains with High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy Tracy, Robert J.
Dagan Loisel Duke University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Segregating Functional Variation in Wild Baboons: Promoter Polymorphism of the Immune Gene, DQA1, Drives Differential Gene Expression Alberts, Susan
Meepa Lokuge Miami University Ohio Cell Biology / Biochemistry Dehydrin  Protein Expression and Cold Tolerance in Needle Palm ( Rhapidophyllum hystrix - Family, Arecaceae) Wilson, Kenneth G.
Henry Loope University of Toledo Hydrology / Geomorphology Deglacial Chronology and Till Geochemistry of Northwest Ontario Fisher, Timothy G.
Jin Ma Eastern Illinois University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Molecular Analysis of Hepatic Gene Silencing Bulla, Gary A.
Kelly Marsack Central Michigan University Conservation Biology Effects of Habitat Fragmentation on the Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene c. carolina) Swanson, Bradley J.
Vittoria Marzot Boise State University Behavioral Ecology Early Dietary Stress, Body Condition, and Mate Choice in Captive American Kestrels (Falco sparverius) Dufty, Alfred M.
Matthew Mastropaolo Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Role of Escherichia coli Cytochrome Oxidases in Providing Synergy to Anaerobes During Polymicrobial Infections Stevens, Ann Marie
Brent Matteson Oregon State University Chemistry Speciation of Uranium and Other Actinides in Extraction Systems Paulenova, Alena
Heather Maughan University of Arizona Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Influence of Complexity on Genomic Change During Evolution II. Verification of Microarray Results Birky, C. W.
Kristin McCurdy Bates College Tectonics / Geophysics Thermal History of the Appalachian Mountain Belt: Exhumation and Tectonic Events in Maine

Upton, Phaedra
Joshua McKinnon Campbell University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Analysis of Interactions between Podocin, Nephrin, and the Cytoskeleton by Using RNAi to Block Nephrin Synthesis in a Podocyte Cell Line Guzman, Karen
Katie McKone St. Mary's College of Maryland Ecology The Ability of Various Phenolic Acids Found in Zostera marina (Eelgrass) to Inhibit Infection of Labyrinthula zosterae at Various Environmental Parameters Tanner, Christopher E.
Cameron McNeil The Graduate Center Anthropology Investigating the Classic Maya Collapse at Copan, Honduras Parry, William J.
Amy Mertl Boston University Ecology Causes and Ecological Correlates of Abundance in a Community of Tropical Ground-Foraging Ants  (Genus: Pheidole) Traniello, James F.
Cindy Miller Wichita State University Psychology Documenting Age-Related changes in Cognitive and Sensory Function Among General Aviation Pilots Chaparro, Alex
Joleen Miller University of Virginia Physics / Astronomy A New Target for a Dedicated Extrasolar Planet Search: K Giants Majewski, Steven R.
Nandita Mullapudi University of Georgia Cell Biology / Biochemistry Gene Regulation in Toxoplasma gondii:  From Computer to Bench Kissinger, Jessica C.
Amanda Nicodemus Villanova University Behavioral Ecology Does Social Dominance Effect Patterns of Hybridization in Chickadees? Curry, Robert L.
Zia Nisani Loma Linda University Behavioral Ecology The Tale of One Scorpion and its Two Venoms: Use and Regeneration of Prevenom and Venom by the Scorpion, Parabuthus transvaalicus Hayes, William K.
Katharine Nolan Bates College Ecology Implications for Climate Change Based on the Growth Rates of Modern and Fossilized Hiatella arctica from Svalbard Ambrose, William G.
Bukola Ojo Widener University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Serum Amyloid P Component Mediator in the Atrazine Induced Immunosuppresion of Rana Pipiens? Weaver, Frances E.
Suzanne Opalka Hobart and William Smith Colleges Petrology / Geochemistry Evaluating Bedrock Arsenic Sources near Hollis, NH McKinney, D. B.
Craig Oppel University of Central Arkansas Ecology Trenching Behavior of Enigmogramma basigera on Lobelia Cardinalis (Campanulaceae):Quantifying Trans-trench Alkaloid Exposure Utilizing Microwave Facilitated Extraction Dussourd, David E.
Luis Ortiz-Catedral Massey University Behavioral Ecology Reproductive Biology of the Red-crowned Parakeet (Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae): Hatching Asynchrony, Sex Ratios and Reproductive Output Brunton, Dianne H.
Stesha Pasachnik Earlham College Conservation Biology Molecular Investigation of the Iguanids of Nuclear Central America: Insights into Conservation, Diversity and Management Echternacht, Arthur C.
Kendra Phelps Oklahoma State University Ecology Population Dynamics and Community Structure of Small Mammals Inhabiting Tar Creek Superfund Site, Oklahoma McBee, Karen
David Ramsey University of Illinois at Chicago Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Molecular Basis for Visual Dysfunction in the GABA Signaling Pathway in Diabetes  Qian, Haohua
Robert Ramsey University of Texas at Arlington Physics / Astronomy Electrically Switchable Active Photonic Bandgap Materials Formed via Holographic Photopolymerization Sharma, Suresh C.
April Randle University of Pittsburgh Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Evolution of Reproductive Barriers Among Species within the Tribe Collinsieae Kalisz, Susan
Megan Rashid University of Florida Psychology Priming Effects of Reading Misspellings While Reading for Comprehension Versus Reading for Misspellings Abrams, Lise
Dawn Reding University of Hawaii at Manoa Conservation Biology Historical and Current Genetic Diversity and Structure in the Endangered Hawaii Akepa (Loxops coccineus) Freed, Leonard A.
Hannah Reynolds Duke University Ecology Investigating the Life History of a Sooty Mold, Scorias spongiosa Vilgalys, Rytas J.
Margaret Rheude University of Arizona Ecology Are Urban Areas a Genetic Sink for Dispersing Mesocarnivores? Koprowski, John L.
Jessica Richardson University of California-Los Angeles Cell Biology / Biochemistry Structural Differences between Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Voltage Dependent K+ Channels Papazian, Diane M.
Ashley Richmond Miami University Ohio Behavioral Ecology The Relationship of Polymorphism of the avpr1a Microsatellite and Indicators of Monogamy in the Male Prairie Vole (Microtus ochrogaster) Solomon, Nancy G.
Rodrigo Rios Saint Louis University Ecology Interaction Between Attalea Palms and Burchid Beetles:  Geographic Variation in Reciprocal Selection Camilo, Gerardo R.
John Rissetto University of New Mexico Anthropology Redefining Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Hunter-Gatherer Social Interaction in Northern Spain Through the Geochemical Sourcing of Chert Artifacts Huckell, Bruce B.
Andre Riveros University of Arizona Physiology / Functional Morphology Correlations Between Brain Anatomy and Complex Behavior in Bumblebees Gronenberg, Wulfila
Pooja Rohatgi Rice University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Investigation of Post-translational Stress-induced Modification of DinB in Stationary-phase Mutagenesis Rosenberg, Susan M.
Benjamin Rossi University of California-Los Angeles Behavioral Ecology Sexual Coercion and Male Mate Choice in the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Nonacs, Peter N.
Volker Rudolf University of Virginia Ecology The Impact of Cannibalism on Food Web Structure and Dynamics Wilbur, Henry M.
Navid Saleh Carnegie Mellon University Engineering Target Delivery of Polymer-modified Nanoiron to Subsurface NAPL Contaminants Lowry, Gregory V.
Carl Salk Duke University Ecology Do Tree Seedlings Phenologically Avoid Overstory Shading in Seasonal Tropical Climates? Clark, James S.
Heather Sanders Ohio University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology A Genetic Approach to the Evolution of Plant Form Wyatt, Sarah E.
Sarah Sebring Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Inhibitor Binding Sites on the Eg5 Mitotic Kinesin Walker, Richard A.
Lauren Seidman Baylor University Tectonics / Geophysics Using New Methods to find Unmapped Seismogenic Potentially Active Faults, Santa Monica Mountains, Southern California Cronin, Vincent S.
Arunima Sengupta Miami University Ohio Physiology / Functional Morphology Roles of the Na,K-ATPase, the Na/H Exchanger, pH, and Protein Kinase A in Sperm Motility James, Paul F.
Sweta Shah Ithaca College Physics / Astronomy Telescopic Observations of Asteroids Joseph, Beth Ellen C.
Olga Shcheslavskaya University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Psychology Individual Differences in the Physiology of Human Stress Responding: A Clarification of Hardiness Effect on Health Fleming, Raymond
Mohamed Ashraf Sheik Nainar North Carolina State University Engineering Situation Awareness and Gait Control in Mixed Cognitive and Physical Task Performance under Perturbations Kaber, David B.
Laurie Shuman Pennsylvania State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Mechanisms By Which Bone Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells Inhibit Osteoblast Differentiation Mastro, Andrea M.
Tatiana Shvareva Auburn University Chemistry Development of Novel Uranium-Based Materials for Selective Ion Exchange Applications Albrecht-Schmitt, Thomas E.
Pia Simonetti Universidad de Buenos Aires Behavioral Ecology Paternity and Male Parental Care in a Neotropical Swallow Ferretti, Valentina
Sheldon Skaggs University of Georgia Anthropology An Isotopic Study of the Provenance of Defixiones from Carthage Roden, Michael F.
Graham Slater University of California-Los Angeles Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Morphologic Evolution and Biomechanics of the Skull of Machairodontine Saber-Toothed Felids Van Valkenburgh, Blaire
Emilie Snell-Rood University of Arizona Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Coevolution of Plasticity and Life History Mediated by Developmental Costs Papaj, Daniel R.
Ignacio Soto Universidad de Buenos Aires Ecology The Role of Cacti in Maintaining Arthropod Biodiversity Hasson, Esteban R.
Lesley Spokas University of Massachusetts Amherst Engineering Evaluation, Calibration, and Verification of a Compartmental Simulation Model for Top Loading Vertical Flow Submerged Bed Artificial Wetland Treatment Systems Veneman, Petrus L.
Shashi Sriram Louisiana Tech University Engineering Encapsulation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells through Layer-by-Layer Nanoassembly. Mills, David K.
Jason Stephenson Illinois State University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Use of Site-Directed Mutagenesis to Determine Role of Conserved Amino Acids in Substrate Binding and Catalysis of Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase Jones, Marjorie A.
Dustin Sweet University of Oklahoma Paleontology / Sedimentation Searching for Ice in the Ancestral Rocky Mountains: A Sedimentological and Geochemical Investigation Soreghan, Gerilyn S.
Adam Swick Middlebury College Cell Biology / Biochemistry Investigation of Dlg/SloR Metalloregulation of the Oxidative Stress Response in Streptococcus Mutans Spatafora, Grace A.
Ewa Szymanska Utica College Cell Biology / Biochemistry The Effects of Sphinganine on Biofilm Formation in Candida albicans Aaronson, Lawrence R.
Melissa Tallman Lehman College of The City University of New York Anthropology Postcranial Variation in Plio-Pleistocene Hominins of Africa Delson, Eric
Lisa Taylor Arizona State University Behavioral Ecology Color as an Indicator of Mate Quality in Jumping Spiders (Family Salticidae) McGraw, Kevin J.
Jacob Thompson Georgia Southern University Ecology The Impacts of White-tailed Deer Herbivory and Lonicera japonica on Spring Ephemeral Communities in Southern Deciduous Forests Leege, Lissa M.
Matthew Toomey Arizona State University Behavioral Ecology Bird's Eye View: Quantifying Individual Variation in the Biochemistry of Avian Vision McGraw, Kevin J.
Paula Trillo University of Montana Behavioral Ecology The Evolution of Primary and Secondary Sexual Characters in the Tortoise Beetle   Acromis sparsa (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera) Emlen, Douglas J.
Erin Tripp Duke University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Patterns of reproductive isolation across multiple sister taxon pairs in Ruellia (Acanthaceae) Manos, Paul S.
Yasemin Tulu Michigan State University Paleontology / Sedimentation A Faunal Investigation of the late Cretaceous Shark Fauna From the Judith River Formation (Campanian), Fergus County, Montana Gottfried, Michael D.
Amy Turmelle University of Tennessee Ecology Immunology and epidemiology in the Brazilian Free-Tail Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) McCracken, Gary F.
Karin Ulstrup University of Technology Ecology Functional and Genetic Complexities of Coral Bleaching at Multiple Scales Ralph, Peter
Kim Valenta University of Calgary Ecology Measuring the Germination Potential of Capuchin-dispersed Seeds Fedigan, Linda M.
Sarah Veeder Saint Bonaventure University Psychology The Effect of Estrogen and Progesterone on an Animal Model of Depression Mayeaux, Darryl J.
Anna Versluis Clark University Conservation Biology Remote Detection of Forest Loss and Modification Using a Combined Multiple Endmember Spectral Analysis and Classification Trees Turner, Billie L.
Laura Vogel University of New Orleans Conservation Biology Impacts of Habitat Degradation and Expansion of an Invasive Congeneric on the Decline of Fowler's Toad (Bufo fowleri) in Southeastern Louisiana Johnson, Steven G.
Edward Vul Massachusetts Institute of Technology Psychology From Retina to Awareness: Tracking the Stages of Processing in the Visual System MacLeod, Don
Jonathan Wagner University of Minnesota Conservation Biology Changes in Fish Community Composition in the Punta Leona Biological Reserve (Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica) Over a Decade of Intensified Exploitation Simons, Andrew M.
Kyle Walker University of Toledo Physics / Astronomy Probing Lithium Production from the Earliest Moments to the Present Federman, Steven R.
Matthew Warwick University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Anthropology Zooarchaeology of the Pukara Polity: Subsistence, Economy, and Sociopolitical Development in the Northern Lake Titicaca Basin Hudson, Jean L.
Gregory Wassel University of Georgia Physics / Astronomy Convective Snowfall Events and Their Signatures on Radar from 1961-2002 in the Contiguous United States Mote, Thomas L.
Allison Watts James Madison University Ecology A Study of Population Structure of Mottled Sculpin, Cottus bairdi, in a Heavily Agricultural Stream in Rockingham County, Virginia Simon, Kevin S.
Michael Westphal Oregon State University Systematics / Evolutionary Biology The Evolution of Bright Coloration in Garter Snakes Houck, Lynne
Ashley Wick Drake University Ecology Assessing Relative Importance of Soil Nutrient Stocks and Carbon Ammendment on Germentation Rates: tests on Prairie Plants in Iowa Summerville, Keith S.
Margaret Will University of Canterbury Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Variation of Gamete Recognition Proteins (VERL and lysin) in New Zealand abalone (Haliotis spp.) Gemmell, Neil J.
Amanda Williams University of Southern Mississippi Ecology The Influence of Testosterone and Migration on the Relapse of Plasmodium Relictum in Experimentally Infected Gray Catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis) Owen, Jennifer C.
Christopher Winne University of Georgia Ecology Adaptive Plasticity in the Reproductive Strategy of a Snake: Can Prolonged Increased Prey Abundance Induce a Switch from Income to Capital Breeding? Gibbons, J. W.
Yul Yang Yale University Cell Biology / Biochemistry Antiviral Adaptor: Construction of Zero Fitness Sinks against the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Turner, Paul E.
Christopher Yee University of Louisville Physiology / Functional Morphology Can Retinal Implants Replace Degenerated Photoreceptors in a Rodent Model of Human Retinitis Pigmentosa? McCall, Maureen A.
Heather York University of Kansas Systematics / Evolutionary Biology A Phylogenetic Approach to Identifying Competition in the Short-Tailed Fruit Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae: Carollia) Timm, Robert M.
Jill Zalesny Iowa State University Ecology Phytoremediation of Landfill Leachate Using Populus Hall, Richard B.
James Zambito State University of New York at Buffalo Paleontology / Sedimentation A Test of Environmental and Community Stability within the Ambocoelia-Chonetes biofacies Mitchell, Charles E.
Sarah Zoller College of Charleston Psychology Production of Homophone Spelling Errors by Young and Older Adults White, Katherine K.
Olga Zubkovskaya Central European University Anthropology (Feminist) Identities in (Knowledge) Production: A Comparative Study of Feminist Academic Groups in Belarus and Kazakhstan Helms, Elissa L.

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