Theses 2002

Honors and Theses Titles Spring 2002


Name Advisor Title
BISC 350

Bue, Catherine


Determination of Motility of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in Response to Light

Chawla, Jessica


The effects of two immunosuppressive agents, cyclosporine and rapamycin, on islet cell viability and mechanisms of cell death.

Choi, Lynn


The Effects of Ceramides on the Expression of A20 in Rodent Islets and the Possible Association of Ceramides with the NFkB Pathway

Chu, Melissa


Isolation and analysis of chloroplast membranes from Arabidopsis thaliana

Lydigsen, Laura


Characterization of Lead Resistant Bacteria Isolated from Paint Shop Pond

Morris, Melissa


Morphogenesis in the yeast Yarrowia lipolytica

Takamoto, Maki


High copy suppression screen of elongation factor TFG2 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Wasserman, Sara


Detecting Apoptotic Cells In The Crustacean Brain: Their Existence As Related To Circadian Rhythm and Neurogenesis

Waung, Maggie


The Role of Apoptosis in Immune System Response

NEUR 350

Huang, Yolanda


Sex Differences in the Neurogenesis of Cholinergic Neurons in Mouse nBM

BISC 370s

Abelson, Dafna


Myosin isoforms in Arabidopsis thaliana

Claiborn, Kathryn


Rapid effects of a Beta-2 adrenergic blocking agent on the ultrastructure of the peripheral lung

Hsu, Jeanne


The isolatioin and characterization of nsf13, a mutant in the yeast Yarrowia lipoltyica defective in filament formation

Mahoney, Jennifer


Apoptosis in the lobster brain: Regulation of cell number or a mechanism of neuronal replacement?

Stein, Natalie


Characteristics of chromate resistant bacteria isolated from the former Henry Woods

Teutsch, Natasha


Isolation of a Yarrowia lipoltyica fragment that is homologous to STE20, a PAK family kinase, and subsequent construction of a disruption cassette

NEUR 370

Chowdhury, Reeza


Serotonergic regulation of neurogenesis

Dingman, Andra


The p75 nerve growth factor receptor and malignant melanoma: Developing a mouse model of metastasis to the brain

Hoffman, Kristin


A mechanism for Hypoxia-Induced activation of  cardiac KATP channels in goldfish

BIOC 370

Ohol, Yamini


Characterization of Phospholipid Binding by the Novel F-actin-Binding Protein AtABP1



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