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October 2005 Subject

Grants from the October 15, 2005 Deadline
Alphabetical by Subject

Anthropology Hydrology/Geomorphology
Behavioral Ecology Paleontology/Sedimentation
Cell Biology/Biochemistry Petrology/Geochemistry
Chemistry Physics/Astronomy
Computer Science/Mathematics Physiology/Functional Morphology
Conservation Biology Psychology
Ecology Systematics/Evolutionary Biology
Engineering Tectonics/Geophysics

Subject Student College / University Title Mentor
Anthropology Marta Alfonso State University of New York at Binghamton Analysis of Harris Lies in Relation to Non-linear, Saltatory, Growth Patterns Little, Michael A.
Anthropology Jodi Barnes American University Examining the Landscape of the Fields of Everyday Life:

the Historical Archaeology of Tenancy in Appalachia, 1850-1920

Ger, Joan M.
Anthropology Caitlín Barrett Yale University Archaeological and Technological Analysis of Egyptianizing Terracottas on Delos Tartaron, Thomas F.
Anthropology Catherine Cooke Ohio State University The Foraging Behavior of Cercocebus torquatus in Sette Cama, Gabon McGraw, William S.
Anthropology Kimberly Dingess Indiana University Bloomington Monogamy and Territoriality in the Bolivian Gray Titi Monkey, Callicebus donacophilus Hunt, Kevin D.
Anthropology Alejandra Estrin University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Madres Mexicanas de Milwaukee:  Stress and the Social Support of Women Hutz, Reinhold J.
Anthropology Robin Feeney Ohio State University Sexual Dimorphism in Human Enamel and Dentin: Evolutionary Implications and Forensic Applications Guatelli-Steinberg, Debra
Anthropology Edward Jolie University of New Mexico A Perishable Perspective on Cultural Diversity in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico: An Examination of Chacoan Basketry Wills, Wirt H.
Anthropology Kristin Juhasz Indiana University of Pennsylvania How Effective and Accurate are Healthcare Messages in the Eastern Rural Cape? Chaiken, Miriam
Anthropology Elizabeth Kelley Washington University in St. Louis A Pre-Dissertation Survey of Lemur catta, Ring-tailed Lemurs, at Cap Sainte-Marie Special Reserve, Madagascar Sussman, Robert W.
Anthropology Cameron McNeil The Graduate Center Investigating the Classic Maya Collapse at Copan, Honduras Parry, William J.
Anthropology John Rissetto University of New Mexico Redefining Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Hunter-Gatherer Social Interaction in Northern Spain Through the Geochemical Sourcing of Chert Artifacts Huckell, Bruce B.
Anthropology Sheldon Skaggs University of Georgia An Isotopic Study of the Provenance of Defixiones from Carthage Roden, Michael F.
Anthropology Melissa Tallman Lehman College of The City University of New York Postcranial Variation in Plio-Pleistocene Hominins of Africa Delson, Eric
Anthropology Matthew Warwick University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Zooarchaeology of the Pukara Polity: Subsistence, Economy, and Sociopolitical Development in the Northern Lake Titicaca Basin Hudson, Jean L.
Anthropology Olga Zubkovskaya Central European University (Feminist) Identities in (Knowledge) Production: A Comparative Study of Feminist Academic Groups in Belarus and Kazakhstan Helms, Elissa L.
Behavioral Ecology Abbas Alibhoy Elizabethtown College Determining the Distribution of Erwinia amylovora in Soil in Relation to Fire Blight Infections in an Apple Orchard Wohl, Debra L.
Behavioral Ecology Tracy Dolan California State University-Long Beach How do Birds See the World?  Effects of Visual Perception on Acquiring Information About Predation Fernandez-Juricic, Esteban
Behavioral Ecology Kristen Epp Texas State University-San Marcos Predator Recognition in Eurycea nana: Learned or Inherited? Gabor, Caitlin R.
Behavioral Ecology Anna Goldina Florida International University Endocrine and Social Consequences of Eavesdropping Among Electric Fish Stoddard, Philip K.
Behavioral Ecology Allison Hargett University of Nevada Do Hormones Affect Dominance Relationships in an Asocial Species, Merriam’s Kangaroo Rat? Jenkins, Stephen H.
Behavioral Ecology Marisa Korody Indiana State University Parent-offspring Conflict and Sibling Rivalry in a Polymorphic Passerine the White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) Tuttle, Elaina M.
Behavioral Ecology Vittoria Marzot Boise State University Early Dietary Stress, Body Condition, and Mate Choice in Captive American Kestrels (Falco sparverius) Dufty, Alfred M.
Behavioral Ecology Amanda Nicodemus Villanova University Does Social Dominance Effect Patterns of Hybridization in Chickadees? Curry, Robert L.
Behavioral Ecology Zia Nisani Loma Linda University The Tale of One Scorpion and its Two Venoms: Use and Regeneration of Prevenom and Venom by the Scorpion, Parabuthus transvaalicus Hayes, William K.
Behavioral Ecology Luis Ortiz-Catedral Massey University Reproductive Biology of the Red-crowned Parakeet (Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae): Hatching Asynchrony, Sex Ratios and Reproductive Output Brunton, Dianne H.
Behavioral Ecology Ashley Richmond Miami University Ohio The Relationship of Polymorphism of the avpr1a Microsatellite and Indicators of Monogamy in the Male Prairie Vole (Microtus ochrogaster) Solomon, Nancy G.
Behavioral Ecology Benjamin Rossi University of California-Los Angeles Sexual Coercion and Male Mate Choice in the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Nonacs, Peter N.
Behavioral Ecology Pia Simonetti Universidad de Buenos Aires Paternity and Male Parental Care in a Neotropical Swallow Ferretti, Valentina
Behavioral Ecology Lisa Taylor Arizona State University Color as an Indicator of Mate Quality in Jumping Spiders (Family Salticidae) McGraw, Kevin J.
Behavioral Ecology Matthew Toomey Arizona State University Bird's Eye View: Quantifying Individual Variation in the Biochemistry of Avian Vision McGraw, Kevin J.
Behavioral Ecology Paula Trillo University of Montana The Evolution of Primary and Secondary Sexual Characters in the Tortoise Beetle   Acromis sparsa (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera) Emlen, Douglas J.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Paromita Banerjee Miami University Ohio Role of KH RNA Binding Domains of Fragile X Protein in Regulating Protein Synthesis Dockendorff, Thomas C.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Zachary Brown Kansas State University Albumin Flux Through Lens Epithelial Cell Monolayer- a Transwell Study Takemoto, Larry
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Amanda Bruesch Boise State University Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tumors: An in vivo Role for Oncostatin M in Tumor Progression Jorcyk, Cheryl L.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Karen Bussard Pennsylvania State University The Role of Osteoblast-Derived Inflammatory Chemokine SDF-1 in Bone Metastatic Breast Cancer Mastro, Andrea M.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Kendra Coonse Albertson College The Effect of Cadmium on Runx2 mRNA Expression in a Human Osteoblast-like Cell Line Saos-2 Heggland, Sara J.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Vivian Ericson University of California-Santa Barbara Investigation of Fibulin 5 as a Retinal Extracellular Matrix Organizer Clegg, Dennis O.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Tyesha Farmer University of Alabama at Birmingham Comparison and Characterization of Chromosomal Aberrations in Early Onset Breast Cancer Tumors of Alabama African-American and Caucasian Women Strong, Theresa V.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Helen Freyberger Pennsylvania State University A Role for DKK-1 in Osteolytic Breast Cancer Metastasis Mastro, Andrea M.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry William Gaines Clemson University Spidroin-Intein-CBD Constructs for Production and Purification of Spidroins from Plant Bioreactors Marcotte, William R.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Jia Guo University of Southern Mississippi Comparison of Beta-2-Microglobulin with CEA, CA15-3, CA27.29, CA549, and AFP for the Serodiagnosis of Breast Cancer Hall, Margot
Cell Biology / Biochemistry DeeAnn Hartung University of California-Santa Barbara Molecular Mechanisms of the Microtubule-associated Protein Tau  as well as Amyloid-beta Induced Effects on Tau Feinstein, Stuart C.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Meepa Lokuge Miami University Ohio Dehydrin  Protein Expression and Cold Tolerance in Needle Palm ( Rhapidophyllum hystrix - Family, Arecaceae)



Wilson, Kenneth G.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Jin Ma Eastern Illinois University Molecular Analysis of Hepatic Gene Silencing Bulla, Gary A.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Matthew Mastropaolo Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Role of Escherichia coli Cytochrome Oxidases in Providing Synergy to Anaerobes During Polymicrobial Infections Stevens, Ann Marie
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Joshua McKinnon Campbell University Analysis of Interactions between Podocin, Nephrin, and the Cytoskeleton by Using RNAi to Block Nephrin Synthesis in a Podocyte Cell Line Guzman, Karen
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Nandita Mullapudi University of Georgia Gene Regulation in Toxoplasma gondii:  From Computer to Bench Kissinger, Jessica C.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Bukola Ojo Widener University Serum Amyloid P Component Mediator in the Atrazine Induced Immunosuppresion of Rana Pipiens? Weaver, Frances E.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry David Ramsey University of Illinois at Chicago The Molecular Basis for Visual Dysfunction in the GABA Signaling Pathway in Diabetes


Qian, Haohua
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Jessica Richardson University of California-Los Angeles Structural Differences between Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Voltage Dependent K+ Channels Papazian, Diane M.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Pooja Rohatgi Rice University Investigation of Post-translational Stress-induced Modification of DinB in Stationary-phase Mutagenesis Rosenberg, Susan M.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Sarah Sebring Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Inhibitor Binding Sites on the Eg5 Mitotic Kinesin Walker, Richard A.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Laurie Shuman Pennsylvania State University Mechanisms By Which Bone Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells Inhibit Osteoblast Differentiation Mastro, Andrea M.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Jason Stephenson Illinois State University Use of Site-Directed Mutagenesis to Determine Role of Conserved Amino Acids in Substrate Binding and Catalysis of Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase Jones, Marjorie A.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Adam Swick Middlebury College Investigation of Dlg/SloR Metalloregulation of the Oxidative Stress Response in Streptococcus Mutans Spatafora, Grace A.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Ewa Szymanska Utica College The Effects of Sphinganine on Biofilm Formation in Candida albicans Aaronson, Lawrence R.
Cell Biology / Biochemistry Yul Yang Yale University Antiviral Adaptor: Construction of Zero Fitness Sinks against the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Turner, Paul E.
Chemistry Jaya Badhwar Saint Louis University Thermodynamics of RNA oligonucleotides containing 1 x 2 Internal Loops Znosko, Brent M.
Chemistry Jamie Brown Eastern Michigan University Characterizing Organic Binders in Rock Paintings for Radiocarbon Analysis Armitage, Ruth A.
Chemistry Martha Christiansen Saint Louis University A Thermodynamic Study of Naturally Occurring 2x2 RNA Loops Znosko, Brent M.
Chemistry Joseph Gerdt University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Controlling Macromolecular RNA Structure with DNA Constraints Silverman, Scott K.
Chemistry Vanessa Guzman Stanford University Synthesis of Photoactivatable Amino Acids for Use in Protein-Protein Interaction Assays Kohler, Jennifer J.
Chemistry Saradasri Karri Saint Louis University Thermodynamics of RNA Oligomers Containing 1x2 Internal Loops Znosko, Brent M.
Chemistry Dorothea Koh Northwestern University Enhancing DNA Detection: Small Molecule DNA Hybrids Nguyen, SonBinh T.
Chemistry Joseph Letizia Northwestern University 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.
Chemistry Brent Matteson Oregon State University Speciation of Uranium and Other Actinides in Extraction Systems Paulenova, Alena
Chemistry Tatiana Shvareva Auburn University Development of Novel Uranium-Based Materials for Selective Ion Exchange Applications Albrecht-Schmitt, Thomas E.
Computer Science / Mathematics Alexander Diesl University of California-Berkeley Unifying the Theories of Exchange Rings and Quasi-Frobenius Rings Lam, Tsit Y.
Computer Science / Mathematics Thomas Fleming University of California-Berkeley Virtual Spatial Graph Theory Teichner, Peter
Computer Science / Mathematics Seth Klein University of Louisville Coverage Modeling in Mobile Robot Sensing and Surveillance Networks Ragade, Rammohan K.
Conservation Biology Lindy Barrow University of Florida Capital vs. Income: Reproductive strategies of the Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) Bjorndal, Karen A.
Conservation Biology Elizabeth Dame University of Cincinnati Restoring Populations of D. antillarum to the Reefs of Curacao Meyer, David L.
Conservation Biology Celia Hagan Whitman College Species Status and Genetic Variation in an Endemic Fish, Cottus marginatus Carlin, Joel L.
Conservation Biology Cris Hein University of Georgia Winter Roost-site Selection of Seminole Bats in an Intensively-managed Forest in the Lower Coastal Plain of South Carolina Miller, Karl V.
Conservation Biology Jeffrey Klomp Central Michigan University A Population Genetic Analysis of the Northern River Otter (Lontra canadensis) in the State of Oregon Swanson, Bradley J.
Conservation Biology Kelly Marsack Central Michigan University Effects of Habitat Fragmentation on the Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene c. carolina) Swanson, Bradley J.
Conservation Biology Stesha Pasachnik Earlham College Molecular Investigation of the Iguanids of Nuclear Central America: Insights into Conservation, Diversity and Management Echternacht, Arthur C.
Conservation Biology Dawn Reding University of Hawaii at Manoa Historical and Current Genetic Diversity and Structure in the Endangered Hawaii Akepa (Loxops coccineus) Freed, Leonard A.
Conservation Biology Anna Versluis Clark University Remote Detection of Forest Loss and Modification Using a Combined Multiple Endmember Spectral Analysis and Classification Trees Turner, Billie L.
Conservation Biology Laura Vogel University of New Orleans 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.
Conservation Biology Jonathan Wagner University of Minnesota 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.
Ecology BriAnne Addison University of Missouri-St. Louis Niche Partitioning by Fox and Song Sparrows: a Stable Isotopes Approach Ricklefs, Robert E.
Ecology Holly Alpert University of California-Santa Cruz Altered precipitation and Shifting Ecotones in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, California Loik, Michael E.
Ecology Claire Berger Duke University 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.
Ecology Jessica Blois Stanford University Small Mammal Response to the Late Pleistocene Environmental Perturbation:  The Role of the Survivors Hadly, Elizabeth A.
Ecology Catherine Bollinger Western Washington University Assessing Genetic Changes in Mayflies Exposed in situ to Heavy Metals Harper-Arabie, Ruth M.
Ecology Leone Brown State University of New York at Stony Brook Pre-migration Body Condition of a Neotropical Migrant in Undisturbed and Disturbed Wintering Habitats Graham, Catherine H.
Ecology Elizabeth Bryson Northeastern University Latitudinal Variation in the Role of Temperature Stress on Rocky Intertidal Community Dynamics in the Gulf of Maine Trussell, Geoffrey C.
Ecology Sarah Bryson University of California-Los Angeles The Effects of an Epiphytic Bryozoan on Kelp Herbivores Vance, Richard R.
Ecology Charles Caston Texas State University-San Marcos Spatial and Temporal Variation in Relationships Between Macroinvertebrate Distributions and Hydraulic Conditions Bonner, Timothy H.
Ecology Heather Charles University of Massachusetts Boston Effects of Warming and Increased Precipitation on Plant and Nutrient Dynamics of New England Salt Marshes Dukes, Jeffrey S.
Ecology Sara Chun Duke University Fruiting Output of Isolated Dipteryx Panamensis Trees within Costa Rica's San Juan-La Selva Biological Corridor Christensen, Norman L.
Ecology Timothy Cooney James Madison University Effects of Organic Matter Quality and Invertebrate Grazing on Microbial Communities in Cave Streams Simon, Kevin S.
Ecology Meggan Craft University of Minnesota Viral Transmission Dynamics Among Serengeti Carnivores Packer, Craig
Ecology Kelsey Dahl University of Minnesota Fluctuating Asymmetry and Morphometrics in Minnesota’s Eastern Cottontail Rabbit, Sylvilagus floridanus Perry, Jim
Ecology Timothy Davidson University of Oregon Density and Substrata Preference of the Introduced Bioeroder, Sphaeroma quoianum, in Coos Bay, Oregon Shanks, Alan L.
Ecology Markus Dieser Montana State University-Bozeman Microbial Diversity and Metabolic Activity in an Antarctic Coastal Lake Foreman, Christine M.
Ecology Kimberly Franklin University of Arizona Diversity and Succession of Ant Communities in Sonora, Mexico after Land Conversion to Exotic Grass Pasture Markow, Therese A.
Ecology Efrat Gavish Ben-Gurion University of the Negev The Role of Spider Functional Groups in Suppressing Insect Pests in Arid Agroecosystems Lubin, Yael
Ecology Jennifer Gillespie University of Texas at Austin 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
Ecology Xinli Ji Huazhong Agricultural University Food Quality Effects on Zooplankton Growth and Population Competition Schulz, Kimberly L.
Ecology Cara Joos New Mexico State University Are Shrub Encroached Grasslands Sub-optimal Habitat for Wintering Black-throated (Amphispiza bilineata) and Sage Sparrows (Amphispiza belli)? Desmond, Martha J.
Ecology Aurora Kagawa University of Hawaii at Manoa Transpiration From Tree to Stand: Do Invasive Species Matter? Sack, Lawren
Ecology Vinay Kapoor Cornell University The Effect of Artificial Ambient Noise on Song and Reproduction in the Nightingale Lacey, Eileen A.
Ecology Ailsa Kerswell James Cook University Transitions from Coral to Algal Dominated Reefs: Nature, Scale and Competition Along the East Coast of Australia Baird, Andrew H.
Ecology Irene Khavin University of Kansas Stoichiometry of Conocephalus Grasshoppers in Response to Grassland Fertilization Smith, Val H.
Ecology Page Klug Kansas State University Interactions Between Grassland Birds and their Snake Predators: the Potential for Conservation Benefits or Conflicts in the Tallgrass Prairie With, Kimberly A.
Ecology Andrea Loayza University of Missouri-St. Louis The Role of Avian Seed Dispersers on Recruitment Probabilities of Guettarda viburnoides (Rubiaceae) in a Naturally Fragmented Landscape Loiselle, Bette A.
Ecology Katie McKone St. Mary's College of Maryland The Ability of Various Phenolic Acids Found in Zostera marina (Eelgrass) to Inhibit Infection of Labyrinthula zosterae at Various Environmental Parameters Tanner, Christopher E.
Ecology Amy Mertl Boston University Causes and Ecological Correlates of Abundance in a Community of Tropical Ground-Foraging Ants  (Genus: Pheidole) Traniello, James F.
Ecology Katharine Nolan Bates College Implications for Climate Change Based on the Growth Rates of Modern and Fossilized Hiatella arctica from Svalbard Ambrose, William G.
Ecology Craig Oppel University of Central Arkansas Trenching Behavior of Enigmogramma basigera on Lobelia Cardinalis (Campanulaceae):Quantifying Trans-trench Alkaloid Exposure Utilizing Microwave Facilitated Extraction Dussourd, David E.
Ecology Kendra Phelps Oklahoma State University Population Dynamics and Community Structure of Small Mammals Inhabiting Tar Creek Superfund Site, Oklahoma McBee, Karen
Ecology Hannah Reynolds Duke University Investigating the Life History of a Sooty Mold, Scorias spongiosa Vilgalys, Rytas J.
Ecology Margaret Rheude University of Arizona Are Urban Areas a Genetic Sink for Dispersing Mesocarnivores? Koprowski, John L.
Ecology Rodrigo Rios Saint Louis University Interaction Between Attalea Palms and Burchid Beetles:  Geographic Variation in Reciprocal Selection Camilo, Gerardo R.
Ecology Volker Rudolf University of Virginia The Impact of Cannibalism on Food Web Structure and Dynamics Wilbur, Henry M.
Ecology Carl Salk Duke University Do Tree Seedlings Phenologically Avoid Overstory Shading in Seasonal Tropical Climates? Clark, James S.
Ecology Ignacio Soto Universidad de Buenos Aires The Role of Cacti in Maintaining Arthropod Biodiversity Hasson, Esteban R.
Ecology Jacob Thompson Georgia Southern University The Impacts of White-tailed Deer Herbivory and Lonicera japonica on Spring Ephemeral Communities in Southern Deciduous Forests Leege, Lissa M.
Ecology Amy Turmelle University of Tennessee Immunology and epidemiology in the Brazilian Free-Tail Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) McCracken, Gary F.
Ecology Karin Ulstrup University of Technology Functional and Genetic Complexities of Coral Bleaching at Multiple Scales Ralph, Peter
Ecology Kim Valenta University of Calgary Measuring the Germination Potential of Capuchin-dispersed Seeds Fedigan, Linda M.
Ecology Allison Watts James Madison University A Study of Population Structure of Mottled Sculpin, Cottus bairdi, in a Heavily Agricultural Stream in Rockingham County, Virginia Simon, Kevin S.
Ecology Ashley Wick Drake University Assessing Relative Importance of Soil Nutrient Stocks and Carbon Ammendment on Germentation Rates: tests on Prairie Plants in Iowa Summerville, Keith S.
Ecology Amanda Williams University of Southern Mississippi The Influence of Testosterone and Migration on the Relapse of Plasmodium Relictum in Experimentally Infected Gray Catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis) Owen, Jennifer C.
Ecology Christopher Winne University of Georgia 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.
Ecology Jill Zalesny Iowa State University Phytoremediation of Landfill Leachate Using Populus Hall, Richard B.
Engineering Michael Birnkrant Drexel University Top-down Meets Bottom-up: Block Copolymer Bragg Reflectors Li, Christopher Y.
Engineering Yi Chen State University of New York at Stony Brook Defect Studies of Liquid Phase Epitaxy and Chemical Vapor Deposition Silicon Carbide Films Dudley, Michael
Engineering Sivakumar Kandasami University of Dundee Investigation of Carbonation Resistance and Chloride Ingress in Sustainable New Generation Concretes Jones, Roderick
Engineering Jacqueline Lis Saint Louis University Developing Novel Materials for Nerve Regeneration:  Determination of Factors Important for Nerve Growth Willits, Rebecca K.
Engineering Navid Saleh Carnegie Mellon University Target Delivery of Polymer-modified Nanoiron to Subsurface NAPL Contaminants Lowry, Gregory V.
Engineering Mohamed Ashraf Sheik Nainar North Carolina State University Situation Awareness and Gait Control in Mixed Cognitive and Physical Task Performance under Perturbations Kaber, David B.
Engineering Lesley Spokas University of Massachusetts Amherst Evaluation, Calibration, and Verification of a Compartmental Simulation Model for Top Loading Vertical Flow Submerged Bed Artificial Wetland Treatment Systems Veneman, Petrus L.
Engineering Shashi Sriram Louisiana Tech University Encapsulation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells through Layer-by-Layer Nanoassembly. Mills, David K.
Hydrology / Geomorphology Ezgi Akpinar University of Cincinnati The Greek and Roman Settlement Patterns in the Ancient Province of Cilicia, and Their Impact on the Environment Dunning, Nicholas P.
Hydrology / Geomorphology William Amidon California Institute of Technology Production Rates of Cosmogenic 3He at High Elevation Farley, Ken
Hydrology / Geomorphology Henry Loope University of Toledo Deglacial Chronology and Till Geochemistry of Northwest Ontario Fisher, Timothy G.
Paleontology / Sedimentation Bayron Gomez Gomez Universidad de Antioquia Revision of the Molar Fossil Record and the Distribution of the Mastodons (Proboscidea: Gomphotheriidae) from the Colombian Quaternary Alberdi, Maria Teresa
Paleontology / Sedimentation Dustin Sweet University of Oklahoma Searching for Ice in the Ancestral Rocky Mountains: A Sedimentological and Geochemical Investigation Soreghan, Gerilyn S.
Paleontology / Sedimentation Yasemin Tulu Michigan State University A Faunal Investigation of the late Cretaceous Shark Fauna From the Judith River Formation (Campanian), Fergus County, Montana Gottfried, Michael D.
Paleontology / Sedimentation James Zambito State University of New York at Buffalo A Test of Environmental and Community Stability within the Ambocoelia-Chonetes biofacies Mitchell, Charles E.
Petrology / Geochemistry Jeffrey Bruesewitz University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Mafic Enclaves in the Cary Mound Granite, Central Wisconsin: Evidence for magma mixing? Cameron, Barry I.
Petrology / Geochemistry Kideok Kwon Pennsylvania State University Thermal Effect on the Coordination of Cu(II) in Smectite: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) and Density Function Theory (DFT) Calculation Study Kubicki, James D.
Petrology / Geochemistry Clayton Loehn Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Nanoscale Characterization of Polyphase Monazite Compositional Domains with High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy Tracy, Robert J.
Petrology / Geochemistry Suzanne Opalka Hobart and William Smith Colleges Evaluating Bedrock Arsenic Sources near Hollis, NH McKinney, D. B.
Physics / Astronomy Najin Aryan University of Colorado at Denver Optical Analysis of Active Galactic Nuclei Sadun, Alberto C.
Physics / Astronomy Anne Bothmer Worcester Polytechnic Institute Photo-Induced Nanophase Segregation in Dye-Doped Liquid Crystals Iannacchione, Germano S.
Physics / Astronomy Matthew Fleenor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Galaxy Clusters and the Filamentary Network Within Superclusters Rose, James A.
Physics / Astronomy Marcos Huerta Rice University Young Stars and the Brown Dwarf Desert Hartigan, Patrick M.
Physics / Astronomy Shelby Kimmel Williams College High Frequency Oscillations in the Solar Corona Pasachoff, Jay M.
Physics / Astronomy Norberto Lanzillotti Kimura Universidad Nacional de Cuyo Phonon Engineering with THz Acoustic Nanocavities Fainstein, Alejandro
Physics / Astronomy Kate Larson University of Massachusetts Dartmouth TiO2 Coatings for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Yang, Chen-Lu
Physics / Astronomy Joleen Miller University of Virginia A New Target for a Dedicated Extrasolar Planet Search: K Giants Majewski, Steven R.
Physics / Astronomy Robert Ramsey University of Texas at Arlington Electrically Switchable Active Photonic Bandgap Materials Formed via Holographic Photopolymerization Sharma, Suresh C.
Physics / Astronomy Sweta Shah Ithaca College Telescopic Observations of Asteroids Joseph, Beth Ellen C.
Physics / Astronomy Kyle Walker University of Toledo Probing Lithium Production from the Earliest Moments to the Present Federman, Steven R.
Physics / Astronomy Gregory Wassel University of Georgia Convective Snowfall Events and Their Signatures on Radar from 1961-2002 in the Contiguous United States Mote, Thomas L.
Physiology / Functional Morphology April Brennan University of Alaska Anchorage Regulating Intake of Energy: Abundance of Glucose

Transporters in the Small Intestine of the Red-backed Vole,

Clethrionomys rutilus

van Tets, Ian G.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Ranida Chomsung University of Louisville Synaptic Organization of Pathways that Connect the Superior Colliculus, Pulvinar Nucleus and Temporal Cortex in the Tree Shrew Bickford, Martha E.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Jennifer Hancock Ohio University The Evolutionary History of Foveation in Birds Biknevicius, Audrone R.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Kristin Hardy University of North Carolina at Wilmington 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.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Angela Horner Ohio University Fossorial Locomotion in a Fossorial Specialist: the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Ferret (Mustela putorius furo) Biknevicius, Audrone R.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Matthew Hrabak James Madison University Tail Function in Propithecus verreauxi During Terrestrial Bipedalism Wunderlich, Roshna E.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Reynier Jacinto University of California-Irvine Keeping an Open Mind, Investigating Poacher Functional Morphology Summers, Adam P.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Mark Kahrhoff University of Missouri-St. Louis Holographic Interferometric Analysis: A Novel Technique for Measuring the Deformation Characteristics of the Aging Human Lens Bassi, Carl J.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Walid Kamoun University of North Carolina at Charlotte Endothelin-1 and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Blood Flow Regulation Clemens, Mark G.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Andre Riveros University of Arizona Correlations Between Brain Anatomy and Complex Behavior in Bumblebees Gronenberg, Wulfila
Physiology / Functional Morphology Arunima Sengupta Miami University Ohio Roles of the Na,K-ATPase, the Na/H Exchanger, pH, and Protein Kinase A in Sperm Motility James, Paul F.
Physiology / Functional Morphology Christopher Yee University of Louisville Can Retinal Implants Replace Degenerated Photoreceptors in a Rodent Model of Human Retinitis Pigmentosa? McCall, Maureen A.
Psychology Yelena Bogdanova Boston University Number Processing in Parkinson Disease: Impact of Visual and Visuospatial Dysfunction. Cronin-Golomb, Alice
Psychology Cory Chen University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The Relationship Between Attachment and Expressed Emotion Among Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia Hartman, Marilyn
Psychology Abbey Eisenhower University of California-Los Angeles Building Relationships at School: An intervention to Improve Early Teacher-student Relationships for Children with Externalizing Behavior Problems Baker, Bruce L.
Psychology Sarah Eisenstein University of Georgia Monoacylglycerol lipase: a Possible Target for Enhancement of Stress-induced Analgesia Mediated by the Endocannabinoid 2-Arachidonoylglycerol Hohmann, Andrea G.
Psychology Michael Gaffrey University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Early Autism Phenotype: Head Circumference Growth and Emerging Executive Functioning Klein-Tasman, Bonita P.
Psychology Shannon Gourley Yale University Long-lasting Modulation of Mesolimbic Dopamine Systems After Prior Chronic Corticosterone: Relevance to Depression Taylor, Jane R.
Psychology Alison Grand University of Georgia Long-term Consequences of Maternal Maltreatment on Fear Behavior and HPA Reactivity in Juvenile Rhesus Macaques Bernstein, Irwin S.
Psychology Tannia Gutierrez University of Georgia Cannabinoid Drug Self-administration in Animal Model of Neuropathic Pain Hohmann, Andrea G.
Psychology Houri Hintiryan University of Southern California The Pontine Lateral Parabrachial Nucleus and Estrogen-induced Anorexia Chambers, Kathleen C.
Psychology Avram Holmes Harvard University Task Adjustment and Feedback Related Processing in Major Depressive Disorder Pizzagalli, Diego A.
Psychology Dylan Kollman Boston University The Construct Validity of Acceptance: A Multitrait, Multimethod Investigation Brown, Timothy A.
Psychology Richard Kutschera Ramapo College of New Jersey Do Hands Free Cellphone Conversations Degrade Driving Proficiency? Becklen, Robert C.
Psychology Cindy Miller Wichita State University Documenting Age-Related changes in Cognitive and Sensory Function Among General Aviation Pilots Chaparro, Alex
Psychology Megan Rashid University of Florida Priming Effects of Reading Misspellings While Reading for Comprehension Versus Reading for Misspellings Abrams, Lise
Psychology Olga Shcheslavskaya University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Individual Differences in the Physiology of Human Stress Responding: A Clarification of Hardiness Effect on Health Fleming, Raymond
Psychology Sarah Veeder Saint Bonaventure University The Effect of Estrogen and Progesterone on an Animal Model of Depression Mayeaux, Darryl J.
Psychology Edward Vul Massachusetts Institute of Technology From Retina to Awareness: Tracking the Stages of Processing in the Visual System MacLeod, Don
Psychology Sarah Zoller College of Charleston Production of Homophone Spelling Errors by Young and Older Adults White, Katherine K.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Moni Berg University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Somatic Mutations in Plants Paige, Ken N.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Philip Bergmann Tulane University Functional Implications of the Evolution of Body Shortening and Limb Elongation Irschick, Duncan J.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Benjamin Brown Williams College Testing Ongoing Balancing Selection at the Human ALDH2 Locus through Sequence Based Analysis Wilder, Jason A.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Dylan Burge Duke University Fungal Host Specificity in Myco-heterotrophic Gentianaceae Manos, Paul S.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Curtis Burney Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge Testing Divergence Hypotheses Across the Andes and the Amazon River: a Comparative Phylogeographic Analysis of South American Avifauna Brumfield, Robb T.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Nicholas Friedman St. Mary's College of Maryland Reconstructing Vocal Evolution in Orioles (Icterus) Price, John J.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Tony Grace Kansas State University Molecular Population Genetics and Breeding Structure of the Indianmeal moth, Plodia interpunctella Kambhampati, Srini
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Sheri Johnson University of Maine Cell lineage Competition in the Colonial Ascidian, Botryllus schlosseri, as Influenced by Variation in Life History Traits Yund, Philip
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Joanna Kelley University of Washington Evolutionary Analysis of Enamelin in Worldwide Human Populations Swanson, Willie J.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Krushnamegh Kunte University of Texas at Austin Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism and Sex-limited Mimicry in Papilio Swallowtail Butterflies Gilbert, Lawrence E.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Elizabeth Liggins Victoria University of Wellington The Phylogeography of New Zealand: a General Insight Using the Common Skink (Oligosoma nigriplantare) Ritchie, Peter A.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Dagan Loisel Duke University Segregating Functional Variation in Wild Baboons: Promoter Polymorphism of the Immune Gene, DQA1, Drives Differential Gene Expression Alberts, Susan
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Heather Maughan University of Arizona The Influence of Complexity on Genomic Change During Evolution II. Verification of Microarray Results Birky, C. W.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology April Randle University of Pittsburgh The Evolution of Reproductive Barriers Among Species within the Tribe Collinsieae Kalisz, Susan
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Heather Sanders Ohio University A Genetic Approach to the Evolution of Plant Form Wyatt, Sarah E.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Graham Slater University of California-Los Angeles Morphologic Evolution and Biomechanics of the Skull of Machairodontine Saber-Toothed Felids Van Valkenburgh, Blaire
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Emilie Snell-Rood University of Arizona Coevolution of Plasticity and Life History Mediated by Developmental Costs Papaj, Daniel R.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Erin Tripp Duke University Patterns of reproductive isolation across multiple sister taxon pairs in Ruellia (Acanthaceae) Manos, Paul S.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Michael Westphal Oregon State University The Evolution of Bright Coloration in Garter Snakes Houck, Lynne
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Margaret Will University of Canterbury Variation of Gamete Recognition Proteins (VERL and lysin) in New Zealand abalone (Haliotis spp.) Gemmell, Neil J.
Systematics / Evolutionary Biology Heather York University of Kansas A Phylogenetic Approach to Identifying Competition in the Short-Tailed Fruit Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae: Carollia) Timm, Robert M.
Tectonics / Geophysics Aaron Hirsch University of Nevada-Las Vegas An Integrated Geophysical Study of Hidden Valley, Central McCullough Range, NV:  Characterization of a Volcanotectonic Terrain Snelson, Catherine M.
Tectonics / Geophysics Christopher Holm Florida State University Characterization of the Most Inboard Paleozoic Accreted Terranes of the Southernmost Appalachian Blue Ridge: Georgia and Alabama Appalachians Tull, James F.
Tectonics / Geophysics Kristin McCurdy Bates College Thermal History of the Appalachian Mountain Belt: Exhumation and Tectonic Events in Maine Upton, Phaedra
Tectonics / Geophysics Lauren Seidman Baylor University Using New Methods to find Unmapped Seismogenic Potentially Active Faults, Santa Monica Mountains, Southern California Cronin, Vincent S.


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