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Congratulations to Student Research Grant Awardees
HHMI Grant 2003 - 2006

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Spring 2006

Adkison, Christina.    Reasons for Variation in the Number of GnRH Neurons after Development.    (Paul Heideman, Biology).

Burket, Jeffrey.    Helicobacter pylori gene 0217: phase variance and pathogenicity.  (Mark Forsyth, Biology).  

Byers, Stephanie.   Neuronal phenotypic  plasticity in Xenopus laevis as modulated by calcium  (Margaret Saha, Biology). 

Cameron, Nicole.  Digitonin  Permeabilization Assays of Nuclear Export of TR-a in Vitro  (Liz  Allison, Biology). 

 Daneshpayeh, Negin.   The Effects of  Retinoic Acid on Neuronal Phenotype Determination  (Margaret Saha, Biology). 

Elias, Gustavo.  The Cytoskeleton and TRalpha Transcriptional Activity  (Liz Allison, Biology).

Fame, Ryan.  GABAergic and Glutamatergic Neural Fate Specification.  (Margaret Saha, Biology).

Fisher, Katherine.  Investigating a possible default vertebrate neural phenotype in early  development  (Margaret Saha, Biology).  : 

Ford, Christopher.  Investigating the  role of the Helicobacter pylori sensory histidine kinase JHP0151 in  the expression of the outer membrane adhesin SabA.  (Mark Forsyth, Biology).

Golub, Natalia.   The Specification of  Dopaminergic and Serotonergic Neurotransmitter Phenotypes at the Early Stages of Xenopus laevis Development. (Margaret Saha, Biology).  

Guzzi, Anne  In Vivo Imaging of Quantum  Dots  (Bob Welsh, Physics). 

Johnson, Morgan.  The effect of veratridine on neurotransmitters.  (Margaret Saha, Biology).

Malkus, Kristen. Analysis of potential genetic regulators of glutamatergic and GABAergic neuronal Differentiation.   (Margaret Saha, Biology).

McAuliffe, Maura.  Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing of Zooarchaeological Cattle Samples.  (Liz Allison, Biology).    

Miller, John.  Genetic Basis for the Internalization of Helicobacter pylori.  Mark Forsyth, Biology).

Prestosa, David.   Acute statin  exposure on the modification of eNOS phosphorylation and interaction with Cdc37 in BAECs.  (Brennan Harris, Kinesiology).

Schworer, Stephen.  Studies on the role of Sodium Iodide Symporter (NIS) during the development of  Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus (MMTV).   (Eric Bradley, Biology).   

Seibert, Christopher.   RNAi Based Screening of Importin ± Mediated Nuclear Import Pathway: Application  to the study of thyroid hormone receptor ± nuclear import.  (Liz Allison, Biology). :

St. Clair, Courtney. Gene Expression  Regulated by the Two-Component Signal Transduction System HP1364-HP1365 found of Helicobacter pylori  (Mark Forsyth, Biology).

Stephens, Stephanie.  (Liz Allison, BiologySpring 2006:  The Role of  Filamin in Nucleocytoplasmic Shuttling of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor   (Liz Allison, Biology).

Teasley, Daniel.  Promoters of varying length and position drive expression of the glutamic acid decarboxylase 67 gene in Xenopus embryos. (Margaret Saha, Biology).

Underdown, Jamie.  Exploration of a  Fungal Epizootic at Mussel Hill, Fiji Basin.  (Cindy  VanDover, Biology).    

Wester, Matthew.   The effects of early cell cycle cessation on the development of the central nervous  system in Xenopus laevis.   (Margaret Saha, Biology).  

Zestos, Alexander.  The Usage of  Cone Calorimetry to study copper-promoted smoke suppression and fire retardance of poly(vinyl chloride).   (Bill Starnes, Chemistry ).

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Fall 2005

Adam, Lindsay.  The Role of Calreticulin in Thyroid Hormone Receptor Nuclear Export. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Adkison, Christina.  Reasons for Variation in the Number of GnRH Neurons after Development. (Paul Heideman, Biology )

Ashley, Blair .  The Role of Connexin 43 in Cardiac Muscle Tissue in Hyperhomocysteinemic Mice. (Robin Looft-Wilson, Kinesiology)

Billig, Janelle.  Role of Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation in Blood Vessel Remodeling. (Robin Looft-Wilson, Kinesiology)

Burket, Jeffrey.  The involvement of the phase-variable Helicobacter pylori gene hp0217 in the expression of Lewis X and Lewis Y antigens. (Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Cameron, Nicole.  Digitonin Permeabilization Assays of Nuclear Export of TR-a in Vitro. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Crowder, Erin.  The Contribution of Calcium-Dependent Potassium Currents to Respiratory Rhythm Generation in Mammals. (Christopher Del Negro, Applied Science)

Daneshpayeh, Negin.  The Effects of Retinoic Acid on Neurotransmitter Phenotype Determination.. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

DeCuir, Jennifer.  Quorum-sensing through Autoinducer-2 in Helicobacter pylori. (Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Elias, Gustavo.  Modulation TRa's Transcriptional Activity by the Cytoskeleton. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Fame, Ryan .  Growth Factors involved in the Extrinsic Signaling Mechanism of GABAergic Phenotype Specificity in the Development of the Central Nervous System. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Fisher, Katherine.  Determination of the default vertebrate neural phenotype in early development. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Ford, Christopher.  Investigating the role of the Helicobacter pylori sensory histidine kinase JHP0151 in the expression of the outer membrane adhesin SabA.. (Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Fuller, Deirdre.  Chromosome Condensation: Mapping and Screening C. elegans Mutant 528/917. (Diane Shakes, Biology)

Golub, Natalia.  Employing Primary Cell Culture Technique to Detect the Presence of Dopamine, Serotonin and Tyrosine Hydroxylase At Early Developmental Stages of Xenopus laevis. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Guzzi, Anne.  Applications of Quantum Dot Imaging. (Robert Welsh, physics)

Heiser, Heather.  Reproductive Biology of Ophryotrocha akessoni. (Cindy VanDover, Biology)

Logan, Carol.  Characterization of a strange spherical inclusion found in epithelial cells of digestive diverticula in the deep-sea mussel Bathymodiolus heckerae. (Cindy VanDover, Biology)

Malkus, Kristen.  Analysis of potential factors affecting the differentiation of neurons into glutamatergic or GABAergic fates.. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

McAuliffe, Maura.  Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing of Zooarchaeological Cattle Samples for Colonial Virginia. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Oh, Connie.  Investigating the Role of Retinoic Acid in Neurotransmitter Phenotype Determination. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Page, Laura.  Effects of White Noise on Female Zebra Finch Preference for Extra-Pair Males. (John Swaddle, Biology)

Pederson, Kristin.  Partial Revision of The Manual of Cultivated Plants. (Martha Case, Biology)

Pitts, Robert.  Helicobacter Pylori: Genomic Comparison Among Cag Positive and Negative Strains. (Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Shukla, Nimish.  Construction of GFP Complex with GAD. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Stephens, Stephanie.  The Role of Filamin in Nucleocytoplasmic Shuttling of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Wester, Matthew.  The effects of early cell cycle cessation on the developing nervous system of Xenopus laevis. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Winer, Benjamin.  Coordination Chemistry of group 12 elements Zn(II), Cd (II), and Hg(II) to bis(methly pyridyl) selenide.. (Deborah Bebout, Chemistry)

 

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Spring 2005

Adam, Lindsay.  The Role of Calreticulin in Thyroid Hormone Receptor Nuclear Export. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Brittin, Christopher.  Multi-Energy X-Ray Imaging of Mus Musculus . (Robert Welsh, Physics)

Cameron, Nicole.  Digitonin Permeabilization Assays of Nuclear Export of TR-a in Vitro. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Evans, Megan.  Hydrothermal Vent Community Structure on the Pacific Antarctic Ridge. (Cindy VanDover, Biology)

Fame, Ryan.  Growth Factors involved in the Extrinsic Signaling Mechanism of GABAergic Phenotype Specificity in the Development of the Central Nervous System. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Filiberto, Dina.  The Role of the Cell Cycle in the Determination of GABAergic and Glutamatergic Phenotypes. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Fisher, Katherine.   Determination of the default vertebrate neural phenotype in early development. (Margaret Saha, biology)

Golub, Natalia .  Optimization of Markers for Dopamine and Serotonin for Immunocytochemistry and Mapping of Dopamine and Serotonin Expression in Xenopus Embryos. (Margaret Saha, biology)

Guzzi, Anne.  Constructing a Visible Light Imaging System for Small Laboratories. (Robert Welsh, physics)

Hamed, Marissa.  Characterizing metabolic clines in Crosophila subobscura. (George Gilchrist, Biology)

Hammond, William.  "In Vivo Imaging of Small Animals using Radioisotopes and Position-Sensitive Photomultipliers". (Robert Welsh, Physics)

Harris, Marion.  Intrinsic Factor Determination in GABAergic & Glutamatergic Neuron Development via Morpholino Oligonucleotide Injections. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Lynch, Jennifer.  Microarray Analysis of Anesthetic Stress in Mouse. (Eric Bradley, Biology/Applied Science)

Malkus, Kristen.  Analysis of Potential Regulators of Glutamatergic Cell Fate. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Miller, Devin.  The role of blood sugar in stress resistance in insects. (George Gilchrist, Biology)

Muir, Christopher.  How does interspecific competition evolve after colonization in Drosophila subobscura?. (George Gilchrist, Biology)

Oh, Connie.  Investigating the Role of Retinoic Acid in Neurotransmitter Phenotype Determination. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Price, Matthew.  GAD67 promoter cloning in Xenopus laevis. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Sakon, John.  Permeating Vertebrate Cell Membranes Through the Use of Optoporation. (William Cooke, Physics)

Schutt, Phillip.  Conservation and behavior of the endangered black and white ruffed lemur in Madagascar. (Amy Dunham, Biology)

Seibert, Christopher.  RNAi Based Screening of Importin a Mediated Nuclear Import Pathway: Application to the study of thyroid hormone receptor a nuclear import. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Stephens, Stephanie.  The Role of Filamin in Nucleocytoplasmic Shuttling of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor. (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Weinberger, Daniel.  A Role for the Two-Component Signal Transduction System hp0166-hp0165 in the Adherence of H. pylori to Human Gastric Epithelial Cells. (Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Wester, Matthew.  The effect of cell cycle cessation on GABAergic and glutamatergic phenotypes of neurons in developing Xenopus embryos.. (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Yunus, Omar .  Amphibian Relative Abundance and Land Development at the College of William and Mary . (Randolph Chambers, Biology)

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Fall 2004

Adam, Lindsay - Nuclear Import Mechanism of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor in Mammalian Cells (Mentor: Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Brittin, Christopher - The Bio-monitoring of Mus Musculus During Gamma Imaging (Mentor: Robert Welsh, Physics)

Cameron, Nicole - Permeabilized Cell In Vitro Nuclear Import Assays of GST-T-NLS (Mentor: Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Evans, Megan - Identification and characterization of a pathogenic parasite in the seep mussel Bathymodiolus heckerae (Mentor: Cindy Van Dover, Biology)

Fame, Ryann - Temporal and Spatial Influences on the Determinatin of GABAergic Nerural Phenotypes (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Filiberto, Dina - The Role of the Cell Cycle in the Determination of GABAergic and Glutamatergic Pheontypes (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Fisher, Katherine - Determination of the default vertebrate neural phenotype in early development (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Golub, Natasha - Optimization of Whole Mount and Tisse Culture Immunocytochemistry for Anti-Dopamine and Anti-Serotonin Antibodies (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Guzzi, Anne - Constructing a Visible Light Imaging System for Small Laboratories (Mentor: Robert Welsh, Physics)

Hammond, William - In Vivo Imaging of Small Animals using Radioisotopes and Position-Sensitive Photomultipliers (Mentor: Roberty Welsh, Physics)

Harris, Marion - Intrinsic Factor Determination in GABAergic/Glutamatergic neurotransmitter phenotype via Morpholino Oligonucleotide Injections (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Hirsh, Sarah - Investigating the role of xmsr in development of the Xenopus laevis embryo (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Johnson, Charles - Soil Quality and its Effect on Growth and Development in Eastern Bluebirds (Mentor: John Swaddle, Biology)

Kim, Da-In - Identification of the environmental stimulus that influences the two-component signal transduction system HP1364 in Helicobacter pylori (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Lynch, Jennifer - Microarray Analysis of Anesthetic Stress in Mouse (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology/Applied Science)

Malkus, Kristen - Analysis of Potential Regulators of Glutamatergic Cell Fate (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

McGinnis, Lisa - Characterization and Expression of Helicobacter pylori BabA (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Mendoza, Karl - Neuroeconomics of Information Cascade Games (Mentor: John Griffon, Biology)

Oh, Connie - Investigating the Role of Retinoic Acid in Neurotransmitter Phenotype Determination (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Pomeroy, Jared - Immunocytochemistry - HIF1a (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Price, Matthew - Examining a Peromyscus leucopus cDNA library (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Sakon, John - Permeating Vertebrate Cell Walls Through the Use of Optoporation (Mentor: William Cooke, Physics)

San Julian, Melissa - The African Enigma - A Microbial Genomics Approach (Mentor: Mark forsyth, Biology)

Shen, Sijie - Morpholino Microinjection (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Stephens, Stephanie - Nucleocytoplasmic Shuttling of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor (Mentor: Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Vicente, Diego - Fluorescence Modulation via Isomer-Dependent Energy Transfer in an Azobenzene-Functionalized PPV Derivative (Mentor: Elizabeth Harbron, Chemistry)

Wester, Matthew - The link between the cell cycle and the differentiation of GABAergic and glutamatergic neurons (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Weston, Michael - Leptin and Reproductive Inhibition in the Prairie Deermouse (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Willerth, Marian - Biocompatibility of DLC (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

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Spring 2004

Adam, Lindsay - Nuclear Import Mechanism of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor in a Mammalian Cell Line, (Mentor:  Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Akst, Jennifer - Who Claims the Clams: Kleptoparasitism by Young and Adult Herring Gulls, (Mentor:  Daniel Cristol, Biology)

Blake, Elizabeth - Reproductive biology of Amathys lutzi (Polychaeta: Ampharetidae) from deep-sea hydrothermal vents, (Mentor:  Cindy Van Dover, Biology)

Brown, Bethany - The Development of a Stress Microarray for Mus Musculus and Peromyscus Maniculatus, (Mentor:  Eric Bradley, Biology)

Bujnicki, Heather - Investigation of the Origins of Gaba and Glutamate Transporters in the embryos of Xenopus laevis, (Mentor:  Margaret Saha, Biology)

Cameron, Nicole - Nuclear import assays of GST-T-NLS in mammalian cells, (Mentor: Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Cox, Elizabeth - Cellular Expression and Co-localization of MSR in Xenopus laevis, (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Dondeti, Krishna - Sequencing a non-pathogenic strain of Helicobacter pylori, (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Microbiology)

Dondeti, Vijay - Investigating Neural Differentiation and Plasticity in Xenopus laevis Using Microarrays, (Mentor:  Margaret Saha, Biology)

Evans, Megan - Identification and characterization of a pathogenic parasite in the seep mussel Bathymodiolus heckerae, (Mentor:  Cindy Van Dover, Biology)

Gauger, Erich - Kinetics of Thyroid Hormone Receptor Nuclear Import, (Mentor:  Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Harris, Marion - Investigating the Origin of Gamma-aminobutyric and Glutamatergic Acid Neurotransporters in the Embryos of Xenopus laevis,(Mentor:  Margaret Saha, Biology)

Hirsh, Sarah - Determining the function of X-msr in the development of Xenopus laevis, (Mentor:  Margaret Saha, Biology)

Lynch, Jennifer - Development of “Optoporation” Using Xenopus A6 Kidney Cells, (Mentor:  Eric Bradley, Biology/Applied Science)

Malkus, Kristen - Isolation of Vesicular Glutamate Transporter Genes in Xenopus Laevis, (Mentor:  Margaret Saha, Biology)

Markowsky, Allison - Analysis of Gene Regulation Mediated by the Two-Component Signal Transduction System HP1364-HP1365 in Helicobacterpylori, (Mentor:  Mark Forsyth, Biology)

McAteer, Rebecca - Plasticity of GABAergic and glutamatergic neurons in X. laevis development, (Mentor:  Margaret Saha, Biology)

Page, Laura - Use of Chromosome 7 Fluorescent DNA Probes to Enumerate Aneuploidy in Human Sperm, Part II, (Mentor:  Stan Hoegerman, Biology)

Pomeroy, Jared - Isolation of VGLUT2 in Xenopus laevis, (Mentor:  Margaret Saha, BIology)

Price, Matthew - Variation in mt1 Promoter Sequence and Its Relationship to Photoresponsiveness in Peromyscus leucopus, (Mentor:  Paul Heideman, Biology)

Riemer, Briana - Isolation of msr in the Mouse Genome, (Mentor:  Margaret Saha, Biology)

Rohrer, Kristen - Use of Chromosome 7 Fluorescent DNA Probes to Enumerate Aneuploidy in Human Sperm, (Mentor:  Stan Hoegerman, Biology)

Sriranganathan, Selvi - The Effect of Cellular Redox State on Nuclear Localization of TR-alpha, (Mentor:  Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Terry, Courtney - Comparative Genomics of cag-PAI Positive andcag-PAI Negative Helicobacter pylori Isolates:  Identification of Novel Markers for cag-PAI Positive strains., (Mentor:  Mark forsyth, Biology)

Wester, Matthew - Examining Neurophilin-1 Expression Using Transgenic Techniques, (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Weston, Michael - Characterizing Serum Leptin in the Prairie Deermouse, (Mentor:  Eric Bradley, Biology)

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Fall 2003

Brown, Bethany - The Development of a Stress Microarray for Mice and Peromyscus (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Cella, Julie - Gamma-Ray Imaging of Small Animals Using  Position Sensitive Scintillation Dectectors (Mentor: Robert Welsh, Physics)

Clelland, Earl -The Occurrence of Averaging in Mate Choice Copying in Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata) (Mentor: John Swaddle, Biology)

Cox, Elizabeth - Cellular Expression on Co-localization of MSR  and other Vascular Markers in Xenopus laevis (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Dondeti, Krishna - Sequencing a non-pathogenic strain of Helicobacter pylori (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Dondeti, Vijay - Using Microarrays to Study Neural Differentiation and Plasticity in Xenopus laevis(Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Gauger, Erich - Kinetics of Thyroid Hormone Receptor Nuclear Import (Mentor: Lizabeth Allison,Biology)

Hirsh, Sarah - Determining the Role of X-msr in the Development of Xenopus laevis (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Hodkinson, Brendan - Lichen Flora of the College Woods (Mentor: Martha Case, Biology)

Juenger, Christopher - Does DsRed-v-ErbA Alter T3-responsive Gene Expression? (Mentor:Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Lynch, Jennifer - Development of  Optoporation Using Xenopus A6 Kidney Cells (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

MacNeil, Laura -(Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology) 

Malkus, Kristen - Isolation of Vesicular Glutamate Transporter Genes in Xenopus laevis (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Markowsky, Allison - Analysis of Gene Regulation Mediated by  the Two-ComponentSignal Transduction System HP1364 in Helicobacter pylori (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

McAteer, Rebecca - Cytoplasticity in developing neuronsin  Xenopus laevis (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

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Spring 2003

Brown, Bethany - Extraction of total RNA from Mus musculus and Peromyscus maniculataus tissues for validation of the microarray system (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Carra, Bradley - cDNA Library Screening for the Glutamate Transport Protein (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Cox, Elizabeth - Development of Fluorescent Probes for X1-Flkand Xl-Fli for Use in Expression Studies in Xenopus laevis (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

DeCuir, Jennifer - Isolation of the Promoter Region of the GAD Gene (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Doerries, Mark - Community Structure in Mussel Beds at Logatchev, A Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Mentor: Cindy VanDover,Biology)

Dondeti, Vijay - Glutamate Transporter Promoter Analysis in Xenopulaevis (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Evans, Jessica - Expression and Determination of the Glutamate and GABA Transporters in the Presynaptic Axon Terminal of the Neuron in Xenopus laevis Cell Culture (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Fink, Erin - Altered Nuclear Export of the Oncoprotin v-ErbA (Mentor: Lizabeth Allison,Biology)

Gauger, Erich - Kinetics of Thyroid Receptor Hormone Nuclear Import (Mentor: Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Goodwin, Andrew - phase variation in helicobacter pylori (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Haskins, Kylie - The Mutagenesis of Serine 153 of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor (Mentor:Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Hillard, MacKenzi - The Effects of Aging on the Physiological and Psychophysiological Responses (Mentor: Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology)

Hirsh, Sarah - The effects of the misexpressionof the X-msr gene on the developing Xenopus laevis embryo (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Malkus, Kristen - Identification of Glutamate Transporter DNA sequence in Xenopus Laevis (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

McAteer, Rebecca - Temporal Regulation of the GABA and Glutamate transporters in Early-Stage Xenopus Embryos (Mentor: Margaret Saha,Biology)

Meko, Kristina - The Detection of Mycoplasma in Mammalian Cell Cultures (Mentor: Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Mills, Anne - A Histological Study of the Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Polychaete Amphisamytha galapagensis (Mentor: Cindy VanDover,Biology)

O'Donnell, Matthew - Brackish-water environments in the Upper Yorktown Formation, Virginia (Mentor: Rowan Lockwood, Geology)

Pawlow, Lara - Synthetic Enzymes: Recreation of the Aspartate Transcarbamylase System Using a Synthetic Polymer and PALA (Mentor: Robert Orwoll,Chemistry)

Pfaff, Allison - Characterizing the Degradation of Polyamide-ll in Acidic Environments (Mentor: David Kranbuehl, Chemistry)

Pomeroy, Jared - Ligation of Efl into Blue Script (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Reierson, Gillian - Effects of the golden ratio on human face perception (Mentor: John Swaddle, Biology)

Riemer, Briana - Screening for xmsrin Mouse (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Schindler, Emmanuelle - Albumin/Fibronogen Binding to Prosthetic Materials (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Smith, Kevin - In Vivo Imaging of Small Animals (Mentor: Robert Welsh, Physics)

South, Andrew - A Test of Mus microarray for Stress Genes (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Ugrinich, Marija - Differential expression of the leptin receptor of P. maniculatus under various reproductive conditions (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Wester, Matthew - The Effects of morpholino on the X-msr gene and subsequent development of  Xenopus embryos (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Weston, Michael - Comparing the expression of a glucocorticaid receptor gene in tissue of reproductively inhibited vs non-inhibited P. maniculatus (Mentor: Eric Bradley, Biology)

Wilson, Jill - The Effects of Aging on the Physiological and Psychophysiological Responses to Exercise among Women (Mentor: Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology)

Wysham, Nick - The Role of Apelin in Xenopus Embryonic Development (Mentor:Margaret Saha, Biology)

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Fall 2002

Brown, Bethany - Experimental validation of microarry methodologies for two rodent species (Eric Bradley, Biology)

Cohn, Elisabeth - Nuclear Import Pathway of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor in Mammalian Cells (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Cox, Elizabeth - Development of fluorescent probes for X1-Flk, X1-Fli and X1-erg for use in Expression studies in Xenopus laevis (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Davidson, Alessandra - Analysis of the Xenopus laevis GAD promoter (Margaret Saha, Biology)

DeCuir, Jennifer - Patterns of HIF-1 Gene Expression in  Xenopus Embryos (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Dondeti, Vijay - Screening for the Glutamate Transporter Promoter of Xenopus laevis (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Evans, Jessica - Expression and Determination of the Glutamate and GABA Transporters in the Presynaptic Axon Terminal of the Neuron in Xenopus laevis Cell Culture (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Fink, Erin - Altered Nuclear Export of the Oncoprotein v-Erba (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Gauger, Erich - Kinetics of Thyroid Receptor Hormone Nuclear Import (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Heinan, Kristen - Culturing Xenopus Kidney Cells for Studies with Laser Optoporation (Eric Bradley, Biology)

Hsia, Hung-Lun - Expression and determination of the Glutamate and GABA Transporter In the Presynaptic Axon Terminal of the Neuron in Xenopus laevis cell culture (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Iwig, Jeffrey - Nuclear Import and Export Signals of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Koch, Brian - Cavitations in Liquids by a Pulsed, Focused Laser Beam (William Cooke, Physics)

Kohutek, Zachary - Potential Interactions Between the Oncogenic Thyroid Hormone Receptor Mutant v-ERbA and the Molecular Chaperone hsp90 (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

McAteer, Rebecca - A6 cell line transfection for study of HIF-1a expression in Xenopus laevis (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Mole, Beth - Inconsistent Gene regulation by a Two Component Signal Transduction System in Four Strains of the Gastric Pathogen Helicobacter pylori (Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Reierson, Gillian - Anthropometric Ratios and Human Facial Attractiveness (John Swaddle, Biology)

Ruff, Doug - A Lolistic appraoch to measuring  symmetry (John Swaddle, Biology)

Smith, Kevin - The Construction of a Bioluminescence Imaging System for Small Animal Research (Robert Welsh, Physics)

Stanifer, Bryan - The Nuclear Import and Export of Phosphorylated Tra1 in the Presence of Thyroid Hormone (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Stimson, Jr., Cary - Sub-cellular Localization of viral gag protein (Lizabeth Allison, Biology)

Terry, Laura - The detection of Autoinducer-2 and its effects on gene expression in  Helicobacter  pylori (Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Ugrinich, Marija - The Possible Role of Leptin and Glucocorticoid  in the Regulation of Reproduction (Eric Bradley, Biology)

Weidman, Kara - Expression of Hypoxia-inducible factor 1a (Margaret Saha, Biology)

White, Matthew - Physiological and Psychophysiological Responses to Exercise Among Aged and Young Women (Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology)

Wilson, Meredith - Effect of Spaceflight on Neuromuscular Junction Morphology (Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology)

Wright, Melissa - Plasticity of the Developing Central Nervous System (Margaret Saha, Biology)

Wysham, Nick - Expression of Apelin in Xenopus laevis (Margaret Saha, Biology)

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