Cell and Molecular Biology Dissertations
- Sarah Sullivan
"MINT-dependent regulation of amyloid precursor protein trafficking and processing in neurons"
- Eva Fast
"Dynamic Effects of Wolbachia on Drosophila Oogenesis and Coordination of Infection with Stem Cell Niche Morphogenesis"
- Amanda Core
"Generation of High Throughput TransductionTools and Evaluation of the Role of BMP2/4 in Late Morphogenesis in Sea Urchin Embryos"
- Brad Hogan
"Partially Redundant Tryptophan Synthase and Myb Transcription Factor Genes Regulate Indolic Defense Compound Synthesis in Arabidopsis Thaliana"
- Michael Pieck
"Characterization of an Arabidopsis Aminotransferase the Participates in Tryptophan Metabolism and Auxin Homeostasis"
- Tara L. Conforto
Role of transcription factor CUX2 in post-natal development gene expression and sex-biased gene expression in mouse liver.
- Eugene Manley
Effect of hypoxia on anti-tumor activity of the bioreductive drug AQ4N, and characterization of cancer stem-like cells from the human lung tumor line H460.
- Stephen Amato
The role of bioenergy sensing in neuronal polarization and synaptogenesis.
- Matthew Teague Ferenc
The effects of shockwaves on cultured mammalian neurons and their implications for mild traumatic brain injury.
- Matthew D. Lynes
Control of CD36 phosphorylation by global intestinal alkaline phosphatase mediates intestinal adaptation to high-fat diet.
- Steven Mullenbrock
Global investigation of transcriptional programs involved in cell proliferation and differentiation.
- Carolyn Ritterson Lew
Non-glycolytic roles for aldolase in actin-dependent cellular processes.
- Emily A. Pace
Investigating combinatorial ligand addiction provides insights into rational drug combinations in cancer therapy.
- Christine Marie Snyder
WNT Signaling in Skeletal Muscle Regeneration is Modulated by a MEF2A-dependent miRNA Mega-cluster
- Jack Stopa
Small molecule stabilization of A149P-aldolase, the most prevalent form of aldolase B associated with hereditary fructose intolerance.
- Francis S. Wolenski
The NF-kappaB signaling pathway of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis: Functional characterization of core elements and two naturally occurring polymorphisms.
- Erin Michelle Coffee
Hereditary fructose intolerance: Metabolic implications and analysis of aldoB mutations.
- Joshua Charles Doloff
Conditionally replicating adenoviruses and metronomic chemotherapy-induced innate immune responses in cancer xenograft mouse models.
- Elizabeth Pearl Braverman Ewen
MEF2A coordinately regulates a costamere gene program in cardiac muscle.
- Ondra Michelle Kielbasa
Myospryn is a calcineurin-interacting protein that negatively modulates slow fiber-type transformation and skeletal muscle regeneration.
- Niels Klitgord
Metabolic networks and cross-feeding in microbial communities.
- Emily Chan Marquez
Cloning of CDNAs for estrogen receptor alpha, aromatase, and aryl hydrocarbon receptors and environmental effects on gene expression in the painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) and the red-eared slider (Pseudemys scripta).
Advisor: Callard, I.
- Tracy L. Pritchett
The Role of the Insulin, JNK, and CHK2 Cell Signaling Pathways in the Regulation of Programmed Cell Death in the Drosophila Ovary.
- Elizabeth A. Tanner
Mitochondrial dynamics during programmed cell death in the Drosophila ovary.
- Jolyon Terragni
PI 3-kinase signaling regulates transcription through a network of NFkappaB, MYC superfamily and forkhead transcription factorsI
- Michael R. Garbati
Identification of IkappaB kinase phosphorylation sites on human transcription factor REL and characterization of histone acetyltransferase P300 as a REL coactivator.
- Andrew F. Gardner
Components of Sulfolobus islandicus rod-shaped virus 2 replication initiation and genome resolution.
- Kendrick Alan Goss
Cytochromes P450 2B1 and 2B6: Structure-function analysis using DNA shuffling mutagenesis.
- Julie Reger Graham
The program of gene expression regulated by phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase signaling.
- Melanie I. Herscovitch
Disulfide bond formation in the nuclear factor-kappaB essential modulator and gene expression profiling of a human B-lymphoma cell line expressing an activated REL transcription factor.
- Sarah Ann McCalmon
Characterization of the MEF2A target gene Myomaxin and its role in angiotensin II-induced cardiac pathophysiology.
- Amy T. McCurley
The regulation of neuroregeneration in zebrafish (Danio rerio): Global gene expression patterns and the role of estrogen and arylhydrocarbon receptor (AhR) signaling.
Advisor: G. Callard
- Zhao Chen
Investigating the molecular mechanisms involved in localization of mRNAs to the vegetal cortex of Xenopus oocytes.
- Bianca Heinrich
Motor directed transport of localized mRNAs in Xenopus oocytes.
- Minita G. Holloway
Role of transcription factors STAT5b and HNF4alpha in the regulation of growth hormone-dependent, sex-specific liver gene expression in the mouse.
- Joshua R. Leeman
Analyses of alternative splicing and deletion mutants identify an inhibitory domain in human transcription factor REL, an oncogenic member of the NF-kappaB family of proteins.
- Denise Yuen Fung Mak
Seed modeling, inverted repeat detection and consensus RNA secondary structure prediction.
- Utsav Hiralal Saxena
Regulation of transcription factor LSF by cyclin C-dependent kinases and the prolyl isomerase Pin1 during progression through the G1 phase of the cell cycle.
- Evan Sean Snitkin
Epistasis in yeast metabolism relative to metabolic flux phenotypes.
- Jun Yin
Structural basis for lesion bypass of the major DNA adduct of the carcinogen, benzo[a]pyrene by Y-family DNA polymerases IV and V of Escherichia coli.