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Recent alumni of the Ph.D. Program in Biology include:

Abouelela, Ahmed M. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: THE EFFECT OF GLUMATE ON AXONAL PHYSIOLOGY
Afanador, Lauriaselle (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: THE ROLE OF STRIATAL NEUROPEPTIDES ON GLUTAMATE AND METHAMPHETAMINE-INDUCED NEUROTOXICITY IN THE MURINE BRAIN
Ahmed, Selena (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: BIODIVERSITY AND ETHNOGRAPHY OF TEA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN YUNNAN, CHINA
Al-Bashir, Najat A. (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: MAG DOES NOT REQUIRE NgRI, PirB OR SIALIC ACID BINDING TO INHIBIT NEURITE OUTGROWTH
Almonte, Carla (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: THE VOCAL BEHAVIORS OF CAPTIVE NORTH AMERICAN RIVER OTTERS (LONTRA CANADENSIS): INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND SHARED REPERTOIRES
Alvarez, Regina Veronica (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: THE ECOLOGY OF THE WOODLANDS OF CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK CITY
Anastassov, Ivan (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: NEUROMODULATORY AND CYTOPROTECTIVE ROLES OF ZINC IN THE VERTEBRATE RETINA
Arroyave-Gutierrez, Jairo A. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS OF OTOPHYSIAN FISHES: AFRICAN ALESTIDS AND DISTICHODONTIDS (CHARACIFORMES), AFRO-ASIAN CHEDRINS (DANIONINAE: CYPRINIFORMES), AND NEOTROPICAL LOCRICARIINS (LORICARIIDAE: SILURIFORMES) AS CASE STUDIES
Belanger, Diana (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: POPULATION GENETICS OF CANINE HEARTWORM (DIROFILARIA IMMITIS)
Benavides, Mario F. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: MICROSPHERULE PROTEIN MSP58 AND UBIQUITIN LIGASE EDD FORM A STABLE COMPLEX THAT REGULATES CELL PROLIFERATION
Blaize, Jonathan F. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: THE INFLUENCE OF HEPATOCYTE GROWTH FACTOR DURING PHAGOCYTOSIS BY RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIUM
Bohl, Corentin (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: PREDICTING POTENTIAL INTRODUCTIONS AND RANGE EXPANSIONS OF THE MONK PARAKEET WITH ECOLOGICAL NICHE MODELING AND LANDSCAPE GENETICS
Bois, Michael (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "Candida Albicans ALS5P Amyloid in Host-microbe Interactions: A ceanorhabditis Elegans Study"
Briffa-Mirabella, Susan A. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: THE EFFECTS OF THYROID HORMONE INSUFFICIENCY DURING DEVELOPMENT ON CORTICAL MORPHOLOGY AND THE BEHABIOURAL MANIFESTATIONS
Brogun, Dmitry Y. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: A MINUS-GAMETE-SPECIFIC GENE IN FUSION-DEFECTIVE CHLAMYDOMONAS MUTANTS AND ANALYSIS OF BIOSYNTHETIC PATHWAYS UPREGULATED DURING GAMETOGENESIS
Cao, Qin (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: VASCULAR ENDOTHELIA GROWTH FACTOR AND ITS RECEPTOR VEGFR2 REGULATE SYNAPTIC PROTEIN LEVELS IN RAT HIPPOCAMPAL NEURONS
Carpino, James (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: Structure And Function In Bacteriophage Phi6
Chilukuri, Rajendra V. E. (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: A STUDY OF THE PROGENITOR POTENTIAL AND FUNCTION OF THYMIC NURSE CELLS USING pH91, A TNC-SPECIFIC MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY
Cloherty, Tami Marie (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE DISTRIBUTIONS OF FRESHWATER SNAILS IN FOUR LAKES IN THE NEW CROTON/MUSCOOT WATERSHED WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY
Collie, Karyn (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: SIBLING EGG CANNIBALISM BY NEONATES OF THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA
Corbo, Christopher (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: EFFECT OF TAU HYPERPHOSPHORYLATION ON CELLULAR PATHOLOGY
Costello, Jennifer M. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: DIFFERENCES IN MORPHOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR IN GREEN FROGS (LITHOBATES CLAMITANS) FROM URBAN AND RURAL SITES IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY
Crane, Samuel (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: UNDERSTANDING A PEST-GENETICDIVERSITY, BIOGEOGRAPHY AND PHYLOGENETICS OF THE PLUM CURCULIO (CONOTRACHELUS NENUPHAR)
Croston, Rebecca L. (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "Testing assumptions of coevolution in an egg-rejecting brood parasite host: Uncovering sensory, cognitive, and evolutionary drivers of responses to parasitism in American robins (Turdus migratorius)."
Dan, Hanbin (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: MOLECULAR GENETIC STUDIES OF SULFUR NUTRIENT RESPONSE IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA
De Gezelle, Jillian (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: Q'EQCHI' MAYA REPRODUCTIVE ETHNOMEDICINE, ESTROGENIC PLANT USE, AND WOMEN'S HEALING TRADITIONS IN BELIZE
Demos, Terrence (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: Comparative Phylogeography, Phylogenetics, and Population Geonomics of East African Montane Small Mammals
Diotti, Raffaella (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "Polymerase alpha components associate with telomeres to mediate overhang processing"
Dover, Katarzyna Zofia (Graduated: 2010)
Dissertation Title: FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY OF FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR HOMOLOGOUS FACTOR FAMILY OF PROTEINS
Doyle, Vinson (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: COLLETOTRICHUM GLOEOSPORIOIDES S.L. IN NORTH AMERICA: SEX, HOST AND HABITAT-MEDIATED DIVERSITY IN A PLANT-ASSOCIATED ASCOMYCETE
Edelstein, Jacob S. (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: NOVEL INSIGHTS INTO VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR 2-MEDIATED SIGNALING TO THE MAMMALIAN TARGET OF RAPAMYCIN/AKT NETWORK IN SK-N-SH NEUROBLASTOMA CELLS
Esposito, Lauren A. (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: SYSTEMATICS AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF THE NEW WORLD SCORPION GENUS CENTRUROIDES MARX,1890 (SCORPIONES:BUTHIDAEJ)
Ewald, Collin Yves (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: MULTIFUNCTIONAL ROLES OF APL-11N C. elegans
Fassbender, Joyce L. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: DIVERSITY, RESOURCE PARTITIONING, AND SPECIES TURNOVER IN NEOTROPICAL SAPROXYLIC BEETLES (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE, CURCULIONIDAE) ASSOCIATED WITH TREES IN THE BRAZIL NUT FAMILY (LECYTHIDACEAE)
Fitzgerald, Allison (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: THE EFFECTS OF CHRONIC HABITAT DEGRADATION ON THE PHYSIOLOGY AND METAL ACCUMULATION OF EASTERN OYSTERS (CRASSOSTREA VIRGINICA) IN THE HUDSON-RARITAN ESTUARY
Gonzalez, Edmundo (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: SYSTEMATICS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SCORPION SUBFAMILY SYNTROPINAE (SCORPIONES: VAEJOVIDAE)
Gormezano, Linda (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "How important is land-based foraging to polar bears during the ice-free season in western Hudson Bay? An examination of dietary shifts, compositional patterns, behavioral observations and energetic contributions"
Gotesman, Michael (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: MyTH4 AND FERM HAVE OVERLAPPING AND DISTINCT ROLES IN THE FUNCTION OF Myo1, A CLASS XN MYOSIN IN TETRAHYMENA THERMOPHILA
Goulet, Juliette (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "Migration Plasticity as an adaptation to Climate Change"
Goyert, Holly (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: FORAGING STRATEGIES AND FACILITATIVE INTERACTIONS AMONG COMMON (STERNA HIRUNDO) AND ROSEATE (S. DOUGALII) TERNS IN THE NW ATLANTIC OCEAN
Guiher, Timothy James (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: SYSTEMATICS AND HISTORICAL BIOGEOGRAPHY OF AGKISTRODON CONTORTRIX AND AGKJSTRODON PISCIVORUS
Gutierrez, Eliecer Eduardo (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: PHYLOGENETIC$ AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF MOUSE OPOSSUMS (DIDELPHIDAE: MARMOSA)
Haven, James (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: EVOLUTIONARY ANALYSES ON THE CORE GENOME OF BORREI.lA BURGDORFERI: ELUCIDATING THE GENOMICS OF VIRULENCE
Herman, James P. (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE HUMAN SACCADE SYSTEM
Huang, Ya-Yi (Graduated: 2010)
Dissertation Title: SYSTEMATICS OF LECYTHIDOIDEAE (LECYTHDACEAE) WITH EMPHASIS ON BERTHOLLETIA, CORYTHOPHORA, ESCHWEILERA, AND LECYTHIS
Jenkins, Edmund Charles (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: THE ROLE OF Na+/H+ EXCHANGER-1 (NHE1) IN MAMMARY BRANCHING MORPHOGENESIS AND MAINTENANCE OF TISSUE ARCHITECTURE
Kalamarz, Marta Elzbieta (Graduated: 2010)
Dissertation Title: ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF HEMATOPOIETIC TUMORS IN SUMOYLATION MUTANTS OF DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER
Kane, Kristin (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: EFFECTS OF ENDOPHYTE INFECTION, ABIOTIC STRESS AND COMPETITION ON LOLIUM PERENNE POPULATIONS FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION
Kaur, Kulbir (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: EFFECTS OF BISPHENOL-A ON OXIDATIVE STRESS, MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION AND BEHAVIOR - LYMPHOBLASTS AND DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER STUDIES - POTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS IN AUTISM
Kavalier, Adam (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: EFFECTS OF THE ENZYME INHIBITOR PROHEXADIONE-CALCIUM ON HOPS DETERMINED BY LC-TOF-MS
Keller, Amy C. (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: THE INVESTIGATION OF THE ANTIDIABETIC DOMINICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINAL PLANTS COSTUS SPICATUS SW. AND MOMORDICA CHARANTIA L.
Khalil, Reem (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: POSTNATAL REFINEMENT OF INTERAREAL CIRCUITS IN FERRET VISUAL CORTEX
Khan, Afsheen (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: The Interplay of Visual Attention and Saccade Planning in Active Vision
Kreibel, Ricardo (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "Phylogeny, taxonomy and morphological evolution Conostegia (Melastomataceae: Miconieae)."
Kulakowski, Daniel (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "An ethnobotanical, ecological and LC-MS based chemometric investigation of Phaleria nisidai, a traditional adaptogen containing diterpene esters from Palau Micronesia"
Lahiji, Armin (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: IN VITRO MODELS TO STUDY THE PROPERTIES OF THE TCR LOCUS CONTROL REGION
Lalicata, Linda A. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: A STUDY OF THE DIETS AND FEEDING STRATEGIES OF TWO CO-OCCURRING SPECIES OF CENTRARCHIDS, REDBREAST SUNFISH (LEPOMIS AURITUS) AND BLUEGILL SUNFISH (LEPOMIS MACROCHIRUS) IN TWO SUBURBAN LAKES
Lang, Damaris-Lois Yamoah (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: IMPACT OF ODORS ON PATERNAL RESPONSIVENESS AND ASSOCIATED NEURONAL ACTIVITY IN “EXPECTANT” MALE PRAIRIE VOLES (Microtus ochrogaster)
Lendemer, James Colin (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: LICHEN TAXONOMY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: A REVISION OF THE GENUS LEPRARIA SL. IN NORTH AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO
Lewis, Rita Hazel (Graduated: 2010)
Dissertation Title: REGULATION OF ANTI-dsDNA B-CELLS IN MICE TRANSGENIC FOR THE HEAVY AND LIGHT CHAINS OFAN ANTI-dsDNA ANTIBODY
Liu, Jingjing (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: HYPER-ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE C MEDIATES THE REDUCED AMPA RECEPTOR SURFACE EXPRESSION IN PRENATAL COCAINE EXPOSED BRAINS: THE ROLE FOR DIACYLGLYCEROL, DIACYLGLYCEROL KINASE AND 3-PHOSPHOINOSITIDE-DEPENDENT KINASE
Lyles, James Thomas (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: REGULATION OF ANTI-dsDNA B-CELLS IN MICE TRANSGENIC FOR THE HEAVY AND LIGHT CHAINS OFAN ANTI-dsDNA ANTIBODY
Martin, Che (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: GENOMIC ANALYSES REVEAL PUTATIVELY PATHOGENIC GENES AND FUNCTIONAL ELEMENTS IN BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, THE LYME DISEASE BACTERIUM
Martin, Marie-Caroline (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: HABITAT ASSOCIATION AND SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF PROCELLARIIFORM SEABIRDS ALONG THE NORTHEAST CONTINENTAL SHELF OF THE UNITED STATES: RELATIONSHIPS TO PREY AND OTHER TOP PREDATORS
Mcclelland, Donald (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: SYSTEMATICS AND TAXONOMY OF SOLANUM SECTION DUNALIANA AND SECTION IRENOSOLANUM (SOLANACEAE)
McLean, Jeffrey Edward (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: INFLUENZA A AND FLAVIVIRUS MANIPULATION OF CELL DEATH
Medley, Tiffany Loren (Graduated: 2010)
Dissertation Title: WILD OYSTERS, CRASSOSTREA VIRGINICA, IN THE HUDSON RIVER ESTUARY: GROWTH, HEALTH AND POPULATION STRUCTURE
Metcalfe, Maria Jose (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: cAMP AND CHAPERONES, POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES TO PREVENT INFLAMMATION-LINKED TAU PATHOLOGY IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Meyer, Rachel S. (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: CHEMICAL, GENETIC AND ETHNOBOTANICAL DIVERSITY IN ASIAN EGGPLANT
Mogha, Amit (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: THE ROLE OF SEROTONIN lA RECEPTOR-MEDIATED SIGNALING IN PSD95 INDUCTION AND SYNAPTOGENESIS DURING NEONATAL HIPPOCAMPAL DEVELOPMENT
Monod, Lionel (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: THE LIOCHELIDAE FET & BECHLY, 2001 (SCORPIONES) OF THE INDO-PAClFIC REGION, SYSTEMATICS AND BIOGEOGRAPHY
Morgan, Eric Carl (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: ECOLOGY OF A SOUTHWEST NEW ENGLAND FOREST AND ITS INVASION BY A NON NATIVE TREE SPECIES
Munoz-Acuna, Ulyana Soledad (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: PHENOLIC CONSTITUENTS FROM GARCINIA INTERMEDIA AND RELATED SPECIES
Myeku, Natura (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: UBIQUITIN PROTEASOME PATHWAY, AlJTOPHAGY AND A NOVELTHERAPEUTICAPPROACH TO PREVENT NEURODEGENERATION LINKED TO INFLAMMATION IN ALS
Nagy, Christopher Michael (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: POPULATION DYNAMICS AND OCCUPANCY PATTERNS OF EASTERN SCREECH OWLS (MEGASCOPS ASIO) IN NEW YORK CITY PARKS AND ADJACENT SUBURBS
Neuwirth, Lorenz S. (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: The Characterization of Pb2+Toxicity in Rat Neural Development: An Assessment of Pb2+ Effects on the GABA Shift in Neural Networks and Implications for Learning and Memory Disruption
Oceguera-Figueroa, Alejandro Francisco (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: BIODIVERSITY, TAXONOMY AND SYSTEMATICS OF NEW WORLD FRESHWATER LEECHES (ANNELIDA: HIRUDINEA) WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON GLOSSIPHONIID LEECHES AND THEIR BACTERIAL ENDOSYMBIONTS
Offringa, Lisa C. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: MEDICINAL PLANTS OF NORTHERN THAILAND FOR THE TREATMENT OF COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN THE ELDERLY
Okoro, Danielle (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: THE NON-CANONICAL GROWTH ACTIVATING FUNCTIONS OF HIGHLY EXPRESSED HUMAN MDM2-C
Orridge, Jonelle Imogene (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: GENETIC, MORPHOLOGICAL. AND ECOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIPS AMONG POPULATIONS OF THE CLAM SHRIMP, CAENESTHERIELLA GNECIA
Pabon-Mora, Natalia (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: FUNCTIONAL EVOLUTION OF THE APETALA1/FRUITFULL GENE LINEAGE
Paddibhatla, Indira (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: ROLE Of TOLL-NF-kB SIGNALING IN INFLAMMATION AND IMMUNE HOMEOSTASIS IN DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER
Penaloza, Carlos (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "The Sex of the Cell Dictates its Response"
Perez, William (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: A Systematic Revision of North American Tolypella A. Braun (Charophyceae, Charophyta)
Phan, Ha Thi Thu (Graduated: 2010)
Dissertation Title: AUDITORY PROCESSING OF COMPlEX TONES IN NEWBORN INFANTS
Phillips, Anna Jane (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: A PHYLOGENETIC REVISION OF THE MEDICINAL LEECHES OF THE WORLD (HIRUDINIDAE, MACROBDELLIDAE, PRAOBDELLIDAE)
Pooyaei Mehr, Fatemeh (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: TRANSCRIPTOME DE NOVO ASSEMBLY, CLUSTERING AND ANNOTATION OF NOVEL TRANSCRIPTS
Qi, Yan (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "Comparative Modeling and Functional Characterization of Two Enzymes of the Cyclooxygenase Pathway in Drosophilia melanogaster"
Quinlan, Rena Fiona (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CYP97 AND HYO CAROTENE HYDROXYLASE ENZYMES
Ravbar, Primoz (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: MECHANISMS OF VOCAL LEARNING IN SONGBIRDS: HOW SONG SYLLABLE STRUCTURE IS LEARNED
Ray, Kathryn (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: EXPRESSION OF THE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR BROAD AND RNA BINDING FACTORS IN THE MIDGUT OF THE MOSQUITO A. AEGYPTI DURING METAMORPHOSIS
Roberts, Andrew Spender (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: PHYTOSOCIOLOGY, HISTORY AND DIVERSITY IN FARMER-MANAGED LANDSCAPES ON THE TONLE SAP FLOODPLAIN, CAMBODIA
Roblodowski, Christopher K. (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: DROSOPHILA DUNC-115 MEDIATES AXON PROJECTION THROUGH ACTIN BINDING
Ruane, Sara (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: PHYLOGEOGRAPHY, PHYLOGENETICS, HISTORICAL DEMOGRAPHY, AND MORPHOLOGY OF MILKSNAKES (GENUS LAMPROPELTIS)
Rusielewicz, Tomasz (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: ENHANCEMENT OF OLIGODENDROCYTE REMYELINATION THROUGH THE ABLATION OF NON-MUSCLE MYOSIN II B
Salloum, Darin (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: "Lipid Dependency in Ras-Driven Cancer Cells"
Samaddar, Sreyashi (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: NEONATAL INVOLVEMENT OF THE SEROTONERGIC SYSTEM IN HIPPOCAMPAL WIRING: UNRAVELING ITS ROLE ON GENDER-SPECIFIC MOOD DISORDERS
Schnaars, Kathleen (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: MOVEMENT AND SPATIAL COSTS OF RESISTANCE IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA (SAY), COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE"
Sheng, Caren Ka Lee (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: IN VITRO EFFECTS OF INSULIN AND VEGF ON THE CHOROIDAL AND SCLERAL COMPONENTS OF EYE GROWTH
Sheppard, Samantha Allyson (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: LIM DOMAIN PROTEINS TRIP6 AND LPP ASSOCIATE WITH SHELTERIN TO MEDIATE TELOMERE PROTECTION
Shohat, Aya (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: REGULATION OF MICROTUBULE STABILITY IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE
Sigurdsson, Snorri (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: "THE SYSTEMATICS AND EVOLUTION OF THE NIGHTJARS AND THEIR ALLIES (AVES: CAPRIMULGIFORMES)"
Simpson, Joshua (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: Phylogeny and Population Genetics of the Endangered Dwarf Bear-Poppy, Arctomecon Humilis Coville (Papaveraceae) Using Microsatellite Markers
Small, Chiyedza (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: FUNCTIONS OF NOTCH AND NEURALIZED IN DROSOPHILA HEMATOPOIESIS
Stucky, Andres W. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: PRENATAL COCAINE DYSREGULATES BDNF/TRKB SIGNALING IN HIPPOCAMPUS AND PREFRONTAL CORTEX OF ADOLESCENT RATS
Tachjadi, Janto (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: ANGIOGENESIS OF HUMAN RETINAL MICROVASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL CELLS: ROLE OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR -1 AND HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR-1 ALPHA IN THE PHOSPHATIDYL-INOSITOL 3-KINASE PATHWAY
Thorn, Mitchell (Graduated: 2010)
Dissertation Title: THE ROLE OF BAFF OVEREXPRESSION IN THE LOSS OF ANTI-dsDNA B CELL TOLERANCE
Tiwari, Athena (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ROAD DE-ICING SALT ON ADIRONDACK FORESTS AND HEADWATER STREAMS
Tollis, Marc (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: LIZARDS AND LINEs: PHYLOGEOGRAPHY AND GENOME EVOLUTION OF THE GREEN ANOLE (ANOLIS CAROLINENSIS)
Tzfadia, Oren (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY-BASED STUDY OF PROVITAMIN A CAROTENOID BIOSYNTHESIS IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA
Van der Hoek, Yntze (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: Variation in Habitat Thresholds: An Analysis of Minimum Habitat Requirements of North American Breeding Birds
Wang, Hu (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: MECHANISMS UNDERLYING THE ADVERSE IMPACT OF MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION AND ITS PREVENTION ON THE UBIQUITIN/PROTEASOME PATHWAY: RELEVANCE TO PARKINSON DISEASE
Weckel, Mark E. (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: FINE-SCALE GENETICS, POPULATION DYNAMICS, AND MANAGEMENT OF SUBURBAN WHITE-TAILED DEER (ODOCOILEUS VIRGINIANUS)
Wegiel, Jarek (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: DEVELOPMENTAL ALTERATIONS OF RAPHE NUCLEI IN AUTISTIC SUBJECTS 5-15 YEARS OF AGE-METHODS AND TECHNICAL LIMITATIONS
White, Timothy P. (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: SPATIAL ECOLOGY OF WINTERING SEA DUCKS OFFSHORE ON NANTUCKET SHOALS, MASSACHUSETTS
Wiech, Eliza M. (Graduated: 2014)
Dissertation Title: Computational Analyses of the Components of Sinohizobium Meliloti EXoR-EXoS/ChvI Pathway: The EXoR and EXoS Proteins
Wimalarathna, Roshini Nilupama (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION OF YEAST CUP1 GENE
Wise, Alexandria Augustine (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: THE NEUROGENETIC ANALYSIS OF SYNAPTOGENESIS AND SYNAPTIC PLASTICITY IN DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER
Xu, Limei (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: REGULATION OF NUTRIENT SIGNALING TO MAMMALIAN TARGET OF RAPAMYCIN BY PHOSPHOLIPASE D
Xue, Yan (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: THE TRANSCELLULAR PATHWAY IS A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTOR TO WATER FLOW THROUGH VASCULAR ENDOTHELIA
Yan, Xin (Graduated: 2013)
Dissertation Title: ROLE OF VOLTAGE SENSITIVE CALCIUM CHANNELS (VSCCs) IN THE MATURATION OF THE GABAERGIC SYSTEM IN THE FRAGILE X SYNDROME
Yarosh, Haley Lauren (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: ON THE MECHANISM OF NEUROTOXICITY FROM METHAMPHETAMINE, THE ROLE OF NEUROPEPTIDE Y
Yellen, Paige B. (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: CYTOTOXIC AND CYTOSTATIC PROPERTIES OF RAPAMYCIN: IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINICAL EFFECTIVENESS
Yu, Meng-Hsueh (Graduated: 2012)
Dissertation Title: MODELING TREE GROWTH AND SEEDLING RECRUITMENT IN A SELECTIVELY LOGGED TEMPERATE FOREST
Ziaei, Samira (Graduated: 2011)
Dissertation Title: MNKI MODULATION OF hnRNP A1 IN CELLULAR SENESCENCE