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    • Congratulations 2010 Ph.D. Graduates!
      • Abayomi Alexander Adigun
      • “ Adenylyl Cyclase Cell Signaling as a Target and Underlying Mechanism for Persistent Effects of Early-Life Organophosphate Exposure.” (Pharmacology) Theodore A. Slotkin, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Sara Jennifer Becker
      • “ Longitudinal Association between Frequency of Substance Use and Quality of Life among Adolescents Receiving a Brief Outpatient Intervention.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) John F. Curry, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Stephanie Helena Best
      • “ Experiential Avoidance in Chronic Tic Disorders: An Online Survey and Pilot Treatment Study Using Habit Reversal and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) John F. Curry, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Merrill Jay Birdno
      • “ Analyzing the Mechanisms of Action of Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation: Computational and Clinical Studies.” (Biomedical Engineering) Warren M. Grill, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Twyla Michelle Blickley
      • “ The Toxicological Effects of Engineered Nanoparticles, Quantum Dots, in Estuarine Fish.” (Environment) Daniel Rittschof and Patricia D. McClellan-Green, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Jeremy Nathan Block
      • “ NMR Structure Improvement: A Structural Bioinformatics & Visualization Approach.” (Biochemistry) David C. Richardson and Jane S. Richardson, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Martha Grier Bomar 
      • “ Ubiquitin Recognition by Ubiquitin-Binding Domains in Y-Family DNA Polymerases.” (Biochemistry) Pei Zhou, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Gregory Michael Bonito  
      • “ Systematics and Ecology of Truffles (Tuber).” (Biology) Rytas Vilgalys, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Bradley Allen Bower
      • “ Functional Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging.” (Biomedical Engineering) Joseph A. Izatt, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Fred Allison Bower, III
      • “ Technology Impacts of CMOS Scaling on Microprocessor Core Design for Hard-Fault Tolerance in Single-Core Applications and Optimized Throughput in Throughput-Oriented Chip Multiprocessors.” (Computer Science) Daniel Sorin, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Catherine Christiane Bowler
      • “ Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel.” (Religion) Grant Wacker, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Alan P. Boyle
      • “ Studies on Human Chromatin using High-Throughput DNaseI Sequencing.”(Computational Biology and Bioinformatics) Terrence S. Furey, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Samuel Loren Brady
      • “ Development of Radiochromic Film for Spatially Quantitative Dosimetric Analysis of Indirect Ionizing Radiation Fields.” (Medical Physics) Terry Toshizumi, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Melissa Ann Brown
      • “ Umbilical Cord Blood Derived Endothelial Progenitor Cells: Isolation, Characterization, and Adhesion Potential In Vitro and In Vivo.” (Biomedical Engineering) George Truskey, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Lisa Ann Scott Carnell
      • “ Delivering Electrical and Mechanical Stimuli through Bioactive Fibers for Stem Cell Tissue Engineering.” (Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science) Kam W. Leong and Robert L. Clark, Advisors. December 2009.
      • Phillip Martin Carter
      • “ Speaking Subjects: Language, Subject Formation, and the Crisis of Identity.” (English) Walt Wolfram and Ronald Butters, Advisors. December 2009.
      • Debby Pei-Shan Chang
      • “ Mechanical and Tribological Study of a Stimulus Responsive Hydrogel, pNIPAAm, and a Mucinous Glycoprotein, Lubricin.” (Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science) Stefan Zauscher, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Julia Ling-Yu Chen
      • “ Cellular Responses to Lactic Acidosis in Human Cancers.” (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) Jen-Tsan Chi, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Wei Chen
      • “ A Measurement of the Differential Cross Section for the Reaction γ   n -> Π   {-} p from Deuterium.” (Physics) Haiyan Gao, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Ruey-Kuang Cheng
      • “ Neural Coding Strategies in Cortico-Striatal Circuits Subserving Interval Timing.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Warren H. Meck, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Patrick Ilukol Chiyo
      • ” Socio-ecology and Behavior of Crop Raiding Elephants in the Amboseli Ecosystem.” (Biology ) Susan C. Alberts, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Katie Lynnann Ciesienski  
      • “ Design of Photocage Ligands for Light-Activated Changes in Coordination of d-block Transition Metals. “ (Chemistry) Katherine J. Franz, Advisor. May 2010. 
      • Howard Jason Conyers
      • “ The Effect of Wing Damage on Aeroelastic Behavior.” (Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science) Earl H. Dowell and Kenneth C. Hall, Advisors. September 2009.
      • Matthew Simon Cook
      • “ Hijacking Germ Cells for Cancer: Examining a 'Dead End' in Male Germ Cell Development.” (Cell Biology) Blanche Capel, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Dominic Joseph Crotty
      • “ Development of an Integrated SPECT-CmT Dedicated Breast Imaging System Incorporating Novel Data Acquisition and Patient Bed Designs.” (Biomedical Engineering) Martin P. Tornai, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Chad Howard Custer
      • “ A Nonlinear Harmonic Balance Solver for an Implicit CFD Code: OVERFLOW 2.” (Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science) Earl H. Dowell and Jeffrey P. Thomas, Advisors. September 2009.
      • Laura Mary Custer
      • “ Functional Analysis of the Cordon-bleu Protein in Mouse.” (Cell Biology) John Klingensmith, Advisor. December 2009.
      •   Shu Dai
      •  “ Bifurcations in the Echebarria-Karma Modulation Equation for Cardiac Alternans in One Dimension.” (Mathematics) David G. Schaeffer, Advisor. September 2009. 
      • Earl Brigham Daniels
      • “ Credible Commitments, Credible Threats, and Environmental Policy.” (Environment) Jim Salzman and Erika Weinthal, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Michael Zachary Darnell
      • “ Spawning Biology of Female Blue Crabs, Callinectes sapidus .” (Ecology) Daniel Rittschof, Advisor. December 2009. 
      • Radhika Das
      • “ Identification of Novel Imprinted Domains in the Therian Lineage,” (Genetics and Genomics) Randy L. Jirtle, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Charles Joseph Del Dotto
      • “ Engaging and Evading the Bard: Shakespeare, Nationalism, and British Theatrical Modernism, 1900-1964.” (English) John M. Clum, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Sandeepa Dey
      • “ Mouse Pheromone Receptors: The Molecular Basis of Surface Trafficking and Ligand Selectivity.” (Biochemistry) Hiroaki Matsunami and Robert J. Leflowitz, Advisors. December 2009.
      • Scott William Dianis
      • “ Harmonic Source Wavefront Correction For Ultrasound Imaging.” (Biomedical Engineering) Olaf T. von Ramm, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Sinziana Dorobantu
      • “ Political Competition and the Regulation of Foreign Direct Investment.” (Political Science) Karen L. Remmer, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Dahlia Doughty Shenton
      • Pharmacological Targeting of the Mitochondrial Phosphatase PTPMT1 (Biochemistry) Patrick J. Casey, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Sara Kathleen Doyle
      • “ Scaling Patterns and Ecological Correlates of Postcranial Skeletal Robusticity in Canis and Ursus : Implications for Human Evolution.” (Evolutionary Anthropology) Daniel O. Schmitt, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Songyun Duan
      • “ Simplifying System Management Through Automated Forecasting, Diagnosis, and Configuration Tuning.” (Computer Science) Shivnath Babu, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Laura Ann Dyer
      • “ The Role of Sonic Hedgehog in Outflow Tract Development.” (Cell Biology) Margaret L. Kirby, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Chadwick Lee Eggleston
      • "See and Read All These Words": The Concept of the Written in the Book of Jeremiah.” (Religion) Ellen F. Davis, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Andrew Griffin Ekblad
      • “ Effects of Mindfulness Training on Emotion Regulation and Attention.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Clive J. Robins, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Erdem Serkan Erdoğan
      • “ Efficient Test Methods for RF Transceivers. “ (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Martin A. Brooke and Sule Osev, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Marie-Joelle Estrada
      • “ Testing the Romantic Construal Model: The Impact of Personalization, Specialness, and Value in Evaluating Romantic Actions.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Mark R. Leary, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Angelo Marsiglia Fasolo
      • “ Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy for Small Open and Emerging Economies.” (Economics) Juan F. Rubio-Ramírez, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Lisa K. Fazio
      • “ Understanding the Hypercorrection Effect: Why High-Confidence Errors are More Likely to be Corrected.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Elizabeth Marsh, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Christy A. Fernandez
      • “ Computational Spectral Microscopy and Compressive Millimeter-wave Holography.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) David J. Brady, Advisor. May 2010.
      • David Cunningham Fink
      • “ Divided by Faith: The Protestant Doctrine of Justification and the Confessionalization of Biblical Exegesis.” (Religion) David C. Steinmetz, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Alisha Marie Gaines
      • “ Spectacles of American Liberalism: Narratives of Racial Im/posture.” (English) Maurice O. Wallace, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Christopher Lee Gilchrist
      • “ The Effects of Extracellular Matrix Mechanics and Composition on the Behaviors of Nucleus Pulposus Cells from the Intervertebral Disc.” (Biomedical Engineering) Lori A. Setton, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Simone Colette Gray
      • “ Spatial Modeling of Measurement Error in Exposure to Air Pollution. “ (Statistical Science) Alan Gelfand, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Alexis Pauline Gumbs
      • "We Can Learn To Mother Ourselves": The Queer Survival of Black Feminism.” (English) Maurice O. Wallace, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Bethany Janna Haalboom
      • “ Encounters with Conservation and Development in Suriname: How Indigenous Peoples are trying to Make Things 'Right' through Scalar Politics, Identity Framing, and Hybrid Governance Arrangements.” (Environment) Lisa Campbell, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Kathryn Louise Haas
      • “ Copper at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology: New Insights into hCtr1 Function and the Role of Histidine in Human Cellular Copper Acquisition.” (Chemistry) Katherine Franz, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Deborah Lee Hall
      • “ Outgroup Similarity as Cognitive Dissonance: An Investigation of the Turncoat Effect.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Wendy Wood, Advisor. May 2010.
      • James Michael Harrington
      • “ Physicochemical Characterization of Chelation and Transport of Iron by Low Molecular Weight Chelators.” (Chemistry) Alvin L. Crumbliss, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Giles Burgess Harrison-Conwill
      • “ Inhabiting the City: Citizenship and Democracy in Caracas.” (Cultural Anthropology) Deborah A. Thomas and Orin Starn, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Jeffrey John Headd
      • “ Analysis and Error Correction in Structures of Macromolecular Interiors and Interfaces.” (Computational Biology and Bioinformatics) Jane S. Richardson, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Nathan Kyran Hensley  
      • “ Forms of Empire: Law, Violence, and the Poetics of Victorian Power.” (English) Kathy A. Psomiades, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Michelle Heather Hersh
      • “ The Role of Seedling Pathogens in Temperate Forest Dynamics.” (Ecology) James S. Clark and Rytas Vilgalys, Advisors. September 2009.
      • Elizabeth Byrd Holmberg
      • “ A New Approach for Complex Problem Solving: The Independent Systems Dynamics Elicitation Method. “ (Psychology and Neuroscience) Phil Costanzo and Blair Sheppard, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Sarah Rapisardo Horn
      • “ Regulation of Mitochondrial Dynamics during Apoptosis and the Cell Cycle.” (Molecular Cancer Biology) Sally Kornbluth, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Hisani Nzinga Annie Horne
      • “ The Role of the Myelin and Lymphocyte Protein (MAL) in Breast and Ovarian Cancer.” (Pathology) Jeffrey R. Marks, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Deanna Lynne Howarth
      • “ Characterization of Fxr Alpha in Medaka and its Involvement in Hepatobiliary Injury.” (Environment) David E. Hinton, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Gabriel Philip Howles-Banerji
      • “ Active Staining for In Vivo Magnetic Resonance Microscopy of the Mouse Brain.” (Biomedical Engineering) G. Allan Johnson, Advisor. May 2010.
      •   Chia-Yu Hsu
      • “ Fan Jing.” (Music) Stephen Jaffee, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Jing Huang
      • “ Coherent Structures in Land-Atmosphere Interaction.” (Civil and Environmental Engineering) John Albertson, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Marjorie Letitia Hubbard
      • “ The Effect of Structural Microheterogeneity on the Initiation and Propagation of Ectopic Activity in Cardiac Tissue.” (Biomedical Engineering) Craig S. Henriquez, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Katherine Conlon Hutchinson
      • “ Parental Adjustment: An Examination of Caregivers of Pediatric Cancer Survivors.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Melanie J. Bonner, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Richard Yi-Jen Hwang
      • “ Circuitry and Genes of Larval Nociception in Drosophila melanogaster .” (Neurobiology) W. Daniel Tracey, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Brian O'Neal Ingram
      • “ Biochemical Characterization of Lipid A Modification Enzymes from Rhizobium leguminosarum and Rhizobium etli . “ (Biochemistry) Christian R. H. Raetz, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Rebecca Elizabeth Ingram
      • “ Spain on the Table: Cookbooks, Women, and Modernization, 1905-1933.” (Romance Studies) Stephanie Sieburth, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Katelin Patricia Isaacs
      • “ Women's Retirement Insecurity across U.S. Birth Cohorts.” (Sociology) Angela O'Rand, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Sarah Ruth Jacobs
      • “ The Role of Glucose Metabolism in T Cell Stimulation and Homeostasis.” (Molecular Cancer Biology) Jeffrey C. Rathmell, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Patrick Jagoda
      • “ Network Aesthetics: American Fictions in the Culture of Interconnection.” (English) Priscilla Wald, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jeffrey Loren Jauregui
      • “ Mass Estimates, Conformal Techniques, and Singularities in General Relativity.” (Mathematics) Hubert L. Bray, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Justin Warren Jaworski
      • “ Nonlinear Aeroelastic Analysis of Flexible High Aspect Ratio Wings including Correlation with Experiment (Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science) Earl H. Dowell, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Chunlin Ji
      • “ Advances in Bayesian Modelling and Computation: Spatio-Temporal Processes, Model Assessment and Adaptive MCMC.” (Statistical Science) Mike West, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Hongsheng Jiang
      • “ The Paris Commune in Shanghai: The Masses, the State, and Dynamics of ‘Continuous Revolution’.” (Literature) Michael Hardt, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Cong Jin
      • “ Particulate Allergens Potentiate Allergic Asthma through Sustained IgE Mediated Mast Cell Activation.” (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) Soman N. Abraham, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Carrie Elizabeth Johnson
      • “ Understanding the Cellular Response to Cytosolic Cytochrome c .” (Molecular Cancer Biology) Sally Kornbluth, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Charles Richard Jonassaint
      • “ The Influence of the Serotonin Transporter Gene and Environmental Pathogens on Self-esteem during Adolescence and Early Adulthood.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Redford Williams, Advisor. September 2009.
      • James Adlai Joseph
      • “ Precision Measurement of the Sound Velocity in an Ultracold Fermi Gas Through the BEC-BCS Crossover.” (Physics) John E. Thomas, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Roxolana Oresta Kashuba
      • “ Bayesian Methods to Characterize Uncertainty in Predictive Modeling of the Effect of Urbanization on Aquatic Ecosystems.” (Environment) Kenneth Reckhow, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Shannon Elizabeth Kelley
      • “ Seasons and Sovereigns: Succession in the Greenworld, 1579 – 1621.” (English) Maureen Quilligan and Laurie Shannon, Advisors. September 2009.
      • Megan Fuller Kendellen
      • “ Distinct Functions of POT1 at Telomeres.” (Pharmacology) Christopher M. Counter, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Sehoon Keum
      • “ Genetic Modifiers in Response to Ischemia.” (Genetics and Genomics) Douglas A. Marchuk, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Anna Luise Keyte
      • “ The Development of Limbs and Somites in the Opossum, Monodelphis domestica : a Study of Heterochrony, Heterotopy and the Origins of Neonatal Adaptation. ‘ (Biology) Kathleen Smith, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Mary Frances Kidd
      • “ Double-Beta Decay of 150 Nd to Excited Final States.” (Physics) Werner Tornow, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Hyun-Seok Kim
      • “ Measurement and Modeling of Radiation and Water Fluxes in Plantation Forests.” (Environment) Ram Oren, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Koonyong Kim
      • “ The Spatial Unconscious of Global America: A Cartography of Contemporary Social Space and Cultural Form.” (English) Fredric Jameson, Advisor. May 2010.
      • James Robert Knowles
      • “ Love, Labor, Liturgy: Languages of Service in Late Medieval England.” (English) Fiona Somerset, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Mark Philip Kolba
      • “ Information-Based Sensor Management for Static Target Detection Using Real and Simulated Data” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Leslie M. Collins, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Christian Anton Kunder
      • “ Interactions of Mast Cells with the Lymphatic System: Delivery of Peripheral Signals to Lymph Nodes by Mast Cell-Derived Particles.” (Pathology) Soman Abraham, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Nathan Brion Kundtz
      • “ Advances in Complex Electromagnetic Media.” (Physics) David R. Smith, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Madhumita Lahiri
      • “ Beautiful Infidels: Romance, Internationalism, and Mistranslation.” (English) Ranjana Khanna, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Bonnie E. Lai
      • “ Reduction of HIV-virion Transport for Prevention of HIV Transmission.” (Biomedical Engineering) David F. Katz, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Ariel Bybee Laughton
      • “ Virginity Discourse and Ascetic Politics in the Writings of Ambrose of Milan.” (Religion) Elizabeth A. Clark, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Gregory Woodae Lee
      • “ Figural Reading in the Epistle to the Hebrews: A Dialogue with Augustine and Calvin.” (Religion) Geoffrey Wainwright, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jason Dole Lee
      • “ Role of the Type III TGF-beta Receptor Cytoplasmic Domain in Breast Cancer Progression.” (Pharmacology) Gerald Blobe, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Ming-Whey Christine Lee
      • “ Critical Realism: An Ethical Approach to Global Politics.” (Political Science) J. Peter Euben and Christopher Gelpi, Advisors. December 2009.
      • Phoebe S. Lee
      • “ The Mechanism of Mitotic Recombination in Yeast.” (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) Thomas Petes, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Tae Jun Lee
      • “ Quantitative Analysis of Cellular Networks: Cell Cycle Entry and Bacterial Infection.” (Biomedical Engineering) Lingchong You, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Yoonsung Lee
      • “ Regulation of Progenitor Cell Proliferation During Zebrafish Fin Regeneration.” (Cell Biology) Kenneth D. Poss, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Jingbo Li
      • “ Coordinated Analysis of Sprites with High Speed Images and Remote Electromagnetic Fields.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering). Steven A. Cummer, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Xiang Li
      • “ Radiation Dose and Diagnostic Accuracy in Pediatric Computed Tomography.” (Medical Physics) Ehsan Samei, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Zheng Li
      • “ Non-linear Adaptive Bayesian Filtering for Brain Machine Interfaces.” (Computer Science) Craig S. Henriquez, Advisor. May 2010.
      •   Klaus Libertus
      • Object-Directed Action Experiences and their Effect on Cognitive and Social Development.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Amy Needham and Amy Joh, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Melissa-Evelyn Libertus
      • “ Behavioral and Electrophysiological Markers of Number Sense in Infancy and Adulthood.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Elizabeth M. Brannon, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Thomas Middleton Limbert
      • “ Timepiece.” (Music) Stephen Jaffe, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Treva Blaine Lindsey
      • “ Configuring Modernities: New Negro Womanhood in the Nation's Capital, 1890-1940.” (History) Laura Edwards, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Alexander Carl Loney
      • “ Narrative Revenge and the Poetics of Justice in the Odyssey : A Study on ‘Tisis’.“ (Classical Studies) José M. González, Advisor. May 2010.
      • David Bryant Lowry
      • “ Integrating Genetics, Geography, and Local Adaptation to Understand Ecotype Formation in the Yellow Monkeyflower, Mimulus guttatus.” (Genetics and Genomics) John Willis, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jie Lu
      • “ Varieties of Governance: Rural-Urban Migration and Transformed Governance in Rural China.” (Political Science) Tianjian Shi, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Andrés Carlos Luco
      • “ Desire and the Rationality of Virtue.” (Philosophy) Owen Flanagan and David Wong, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Simon Lunagomez
      • “ A Geometric Approach for Inference on Graphical Models. “ (Statistical Science) Sayan Mukherjee and Robert L. Wolpert, Advisors. September 2009.
      • Patrick John Lynch
      • “ Establishment and Regulation of Silenced Chromatin in Saccharomyces cerevisiae .” (Biochemistry) Laura Rusche, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Kai Mao
      • “ Nonparametric Bayesian Models for Supervised Dimension Reduction and Regression.” (Statistical Science) Shayan Mukherjee, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Vincent Chi Ann Mao
      • “ The Thermo-Mechanical Dynamics of DNA Self-Assembled Nanostructures.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Christopher L. Dwyer, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Nathan Douglas Martin
      • “ Social Class and Elite University Education: A Bourdieusian Analysis.” (Sociology) Kenneth I. Spenner, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jennifer Ashley Martinez
      • “ The Innate Immune Response to Vaccinia Viral Infection.” (Immunology) Yiping Yang, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jason Christopher Maynard
      • “ Identification of Essential Functions of GRP94 in Metazoan Growth Control and Epithelial Homeostasis.” (Cell Biology) Christopher Nicchitta, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Jennifer L. McCulley
      • “ Tel1p and Mec1p Regulate Chromosome Segregation and Chromosome Rearrangements in Saccharomyces cerevisiae .” (Pharmacology) Thomas Petes, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Ian Robert McDonald
      • “ Migration, Polarization, and Sorting in the American Electorate.” (Political Science) John H. Aldrich, Advisor. December 2009.
      • David Wallace McIvor
      • “ Mourning in America: Racial Trauma and the Democratic Work of Mourning.” (Political Science) J. Peter Euben, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Thomas Patrick McNicholas
      • “ Structure and Morphology Control in Carbon Nanomaterials for Nanoelectronics and Hydrogen Storage.” (Chemistry) Jie Liu, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Thomas A. McWatters III
      • “ Religious Conviction, Respect, and the Doctrine of Restraint in the Exclusionist-Inclusionist Debate. “ (Philosophy) Martin P. Golding, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Janet Hart Melonakos
      • “ A Paradoxical Role for PTEN in the Cellular Response to Hypoxia.” (Molecular Cancer Biology) Christopher D. Kontos, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Louis Eugene Metzger IV
      • “ Characterization of Peripheral-Membrane Enzymes Required for Lipid A Biosynthesis in Gram-Negative Bacteria. “ (Biochemistry) Christian R. Raetz, Advisor. May 2010.
      • John David Miles
      • “ The Afterlives of King Philip's War: Negotiating War and Identity in Early America. “ (English) Priscilla Wald, Advisor. December 2009.
      •   Colin Douglas Miller
      • “ The Practice of the Body of Christ: Human Agency in Pauline Theology after MacIntyre.” (Religion) Douglas Campbell and Stanley Hauerwas, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Heather Sue Mitchell
      • “’ Dost Thou Speak Like a King?': Enacting Tyranny on the Early English Stage.” (English) Sarah Beckwith, Advisor. December 2009.
      • David McCheyne Moffitt
      • “ A New and Living Way: Atonement and the Logic of Resurrection in the Epistle to the Hebrews.” (Religion) Richard B. Hays, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Nicole L. T. Moore
      • “ Adolescent Response to THC: Greater Learning Impairment and Lesser Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor Desensitization in Adolescents than Adults.” (Pharmacology) Cynthia M. Kuhn, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Emily Victoria Moran
      • “ Seed Dispersal, Gene Flow, and Hybridization in Red Oak. ‘ (Biology) James S. Clark, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jennifer Lee Morse
      • “ Farm Fields to Wetlands: Biogeochemical Consequences of Re-Flooding in Coastal Plain Agricultural Lands. “ (Ecology) Emily S. Bernhardt and Curtis J. Richardson, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Kenneth Darrel Morton, Jr.
      • “ Bayesian Techniques for Adaptive Acoustic Surveillance.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Leslie Collins, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Benjamin Mudrak
      • “ Secretion and Lipopolysaccharide Binding of Heat-Labile Enterotoxin.” (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) Margarethe Kuehn, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Sarah Victoria Mudrak
      • “ Studies of Spontaneous Oxidative and Frameshift Mutagenesis in S accharomyces cerevisiae. “ (Genetics and Genomics) Sue Jinks-Robertson, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Supriya Shaunak Munshaw
      • “ Computational Methods to Study Diversification in Pathogens, and Invertebrate and Vertebrate Immune Systems.” (Computational Biology and Bioinformatics) Thomas Kepler, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Tamisha Dawn Navarro
      • “ Virgin Capital: Foreign Investment and Local Stratification in the US Virgin Islands.” (Cultural Anthropology) Charles Piot, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Samantha Astrid Noel
      • “ Carnival is Woman! : Gender, Performance, and Visual Culture in Contemporary Trinidad Carnival.” (Art, Art History and Visual Studies) Richard Powell, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Paul Andrew O'Keefe
      • “ The Situational Adaptiveness of Implicit Theories of Intelligence and Achievement Goal Orientations. ‘ (Psychology and Neuroscience) James Y. Shah, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Joshua Samuel Osterberg
      • “ Ecotoxicology of Natural and Anthropogenic Extreme Environments.” (Ecology) Daniel Rittschof, Advisor. May 2010.
      • John William Paisley
      • “ Machine Learning with Dirichlet and Beta Process Priors: Theory and Applications.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Lawrence Carin, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Roberto Pancrazi
      • “ Essays on Macroeconomics in the Frequency Domain.” (Economics) A. Craig Burnside, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Prachi Pandit
      • “ Non-Cartesian MR Microscopy for Cancer Imaging in Small Animals.” (Biomedical Engineering) G. Allan Johnson, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Janaina Hernandez Pantoja
      • “ Neuronal Correlates of Reward Contingency in the Rat Thalamocortical System.” (Neurobiology) Miguel Nicolelis, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Claire Jarvis Parker Siburt
      • “ Thermodynamic Investigations of Metalloproteins: Metal as Probe and Protein as Probe.” (Chemistry) Alvin L. Crumbliss, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Amanda Baumann Parrish
      • “ Regulation of Apoptosis Following Mitochondrial Cytochrome c Release. “ (Molecular Cancer Biology) Sally Kornbluth, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Elizabeth A. Pascoe
      • “ Tired of Prejudice: The Self-Regulatory Effect of Discrimination on Health-Related Behaviors.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Laura Smart Richman, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Margaret Elizabeth Peloso
      • “ Adapting to Rising Sea Levels.” (Environment) Michael K. Orbach, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Kristen Elizabeth Pleil
      • “ Region-specific Mechanisms of Estrogen and Age on Neuronal Ensemble Activity during Spatial Navigation.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Christina L. Williams, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Kevin Michael Preuss
      • “ The Role of Threshold Size in Insect Metamorphosis and Body Size Regulation.” (Biology) H. Frederik Nijhout, Advisor. May 2010.
      • James Aaron Qiu
      • “ Structure-Function Studies in Sulfite Oxidase with Altered Active Sites.” (Biochemistry) K. V. Rajagopalan, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Elizabeth Ann Rach
      • “ The Spatial and Temporal Regulatory Code of Transcription Initiation in Drosophila melanogaster .” (Computational Biology and Bioinformatics) Uwe Ohler, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Daniel Ray Radiloff
      • “ Functional Analysis of Trefoil Factors 1 and 3 in Tumorigenesis.” (Molecular Cancer Biology) Xiao-Fan Wang, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Caroline Rhim
      • “ Stretch-Induced Effects on MicroRNA Expression and Exogenous MicroRNA Delivery in Differentiating Skeletal Myoblasts.” (Biomedical Engineering) George A. Truskey, Advisor. September 2009.
      • James Robert Rigby  
      • “ Intermittency and Irreversibility in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System. ‘ (Civil and Environmental Engineering) Amilcare Porporato, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Richard William Roberts
      • “ Maternally Inherited Peptides Are Strain Specific Chemosignals That Activate a New Candidate Class of Vomeronasal Chemosensory Receptor.” (Genetics and Genomics) Hiroaki Matsunami, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Bianca Christel Robinson
      • “ American Realities, Diasporic Dreams: Pursuing Happiness, Love, and Girlfriendship in Jamaica.” (Cultural Anthropology) Lee D. Baker, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Bogdan Florin Romanescu
      • “ Cost-effective Designs for Supporting Correct Execution and Scalable Performance in Many-core Processors.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Daniel J. Sorin, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Christina Celeste Rush
      • “ Disordered Eating and Binge Drinking among College Students.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) John F. Curry, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Adesoji Sajuyigbe
      • “ Electromagnetic Metamaterials for Antenna Applications.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) David R. Smith, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Joel Alden Schlosser
      • “ Engaging Socrates.” (Political Science) J. Peter Euben, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Suzanne N. Schneider
      • “ Coons, Queers, and ‘Human Curiosities’: White Fantasies of Black Masculinity, 1840-1915.” (English) Maurice Wallace, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Amy B. Schulting
      • The Kindergarten Home Visit Project: A Kindergarten Transition Intervention Study.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Kenneth Dodge, Advisor. May 2010.
      • October Michael Sessions
      • “ Dengue Virus Host Factors.” (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) Mariano Garcia-Blanco, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Amanda J. Sheets
      • “ Cha-Cha-Cha: Variable Adhesive Activity of the Haemophilus Cryptic Genospecies Trimeric Autotransporter Cha.” (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) Joseph St. Geme III, Advisor. December 2009.
      •   Alexander A. Shestopalov
      • “ Chemical Reactions and Self-Assembly in Nano-Confined Environments: The Development of New Catalytic Microcontact Printing Techniques and Multicomponent Inorganic Janus Particles.” (Chemistry) Eric J. Toone, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Woochoel Shin
      • “ The Company that You Keep: When to Buy a Competitor's Keyword.” (Business Administration) Preyas S. Desai and Richard Staelin, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Laura Anne Simmons Kovacs
      • “ Defining Roles for Cyclin Dependent Kinases and a Transcriptional Oscillator in the Organization of Cell-Cycle Events.” (Genetics and Genomics) Steven B. Haase, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Andrew Joseph Simnick
      • “ Affinity-Modulation Drug Delivery Using Thermosensitive Elastin-Like Polypeptide Block Copolymers.” (Biomedical Engineering) Ashutosh Chilkoti, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Michael Sirivianos
      • “ Toward Trustworthy Distributed Systems by Means of Social Trust.” (Computer Science) Xiaowei Yang, Advisor. May 2010.
      • David S. Siroky
      • “ Secession and Survival: Nations, States and Violent Conflict.” (Political Science) Donald L. Horowitz, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Jesse David Slone
      • “ Analysis of the Drosophila Sugar Receptor Genes.” (Genetics and Genomics) Hubert Amrein, Advisor. December 2009. 
      • Lijun Song
      • “ Your Body Knows Who You Know: Social Capital and Health Inequality.” (Sociology) Nan Lin and Linda K. George, Advisors. September 2009.
      • Daniel Isaac Speiser
      • “ The Form and Function of Scallop Mantle Eyes.” (Biology) Sönke Johnsen, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Peggy L. St. Jacques
      • “ Functional Neuroimaging of Autobiographical Memory.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) David C. Rubin and Roberto E. Cabeza, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Ronald Worth Sutherland
      • “ The Effects of Urbanization on Reptiles and Amphibians in the Sandhills Region of North Carolina.” (Environment) John Terborgh, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Isilay Talay Degirmenci
      • “ Asymptotic Analysis and Performance-based Design of Large Scale Service and Inventory Systems.” (Business Administration) Otis B. Jennings, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Wanli Tang
      • “ Regulation of Anaphase Promoting Complex/Cyclosome to Control M Phase Exit.” (Molecular Cancer Biology) Sally Kornbluth, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Maria Elisa Tanner
      • “ Recording Information into DNA.” (Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science) Jonathan M. Protz, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Ashley Lauren Taylor
      • “ From Dennis-the-Menace to Billy-the-Kid: The Evolving Social Construction of Juvenile Offenders in the United States from 1899-2007. (Sociology) Suzanne Shanahan and Kenneth Land, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Matthew Thiessen
      • “ Genealogy, Circumcision, and Conversion in Early Judaism and Christianity.” (Religion) Joel Marcus, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Rachel L. Thomas
      • “ Time-Scaled Stochastic Input to Biochemical Reaction Networks.” (Mathematics) Michael C. Reed and Jonathan C. Mattingly, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Sally Elizabeth Thompson
      • “ Spatial Patterns in Dryland Vegetation and the Significance of Dispersal, Infiltration and Complex Topography.” (Environment) Gabriel Katul, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Rebecca Marie Tippett
      • “ Household Debt Across the Life Course: An Analysis of the Late Baby Boomers.” (Sociology) Angela M. O'Rand, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Bradley Ryan Trick
      • “ Sons, Seed, and Children of Promise in Galatians: Discerning the Coherence in Paul's Model of Abrahamic Descent.” (Religion) Richard B. Hays, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Esther Marie Tristani
      • “ Molecular Recognition in Host-Guest Ionophore-Siderophore Assemblies.” (Chemistry) Alvin L. Crumbliss, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Nicholas Ross Troester
      • “ Rethinking International Law: Hugo Grotius, Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention. “ (Political Science) Ruth W. Grant, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Yi-Hsin Erica Tsai
      • “ Host constraints on the Post-glacial Migration History of the Parasitic Plant, Epifagus virginiana.” (Biology) Paul S. Manos, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Felicity Mary Turner
      • “ Narrating Infanticide: Constructing the Modern Gendered State in Nineteenth-Century America. “(History) Laura F. Edwards, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Nurgul Beyshenbekovna Ukueva
      • “ Migration, Remittances and Growth.” (Economics) Pietro Peretto, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Sandra Viviana Vergara
      • “ Post-transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression in Response to Iron Deficiency in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.” (Genetics and Genomics) Dennis Thiele, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Giulia Vico
      • “ Hydrologic Controls on Vegetation: From Leaf to Landscape.” (Civil and Environmental Engineering) Amilcare Porporato, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Mark Joseph Vignola
      • “ The Phospholipase cPLA 2 Regulates the Expression of Type I Intereferons and Intracellular Immunity to Chlamydia trachomatis.” (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) Raphael Valdivia, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Briana Noelle Vogen
      • “ Inkless Soft Lithography: Utilizing Immobilized Enzymes and Small Molecules to Pattern Self-Assembled Monolayers Via Catalytic Microcontact Printing.” (Chemistry) Eric J. Toone, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Marija Vukotić
      • “ Essays in Empirical Macroeconomics.” (Economics) A. Craig Burnside, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Hilary Erin Wade
      • “ Multimodal Regulation of Gene Transcription by Progestins.” (Molecular Cancer Biology) Donald McDonnell, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Ashwin Ashok Wagadarikar
      • “ Compressive Spectral and Coherence Imaging.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) David Brady, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Heather Anne Wake
      • “ Modeling, Fabrication, and Test of a CMOS Integrated Circuit Platform for Electrophoretic Control of On-Chip Heterogeneous Fluids: Toward Particle Separation on a Custom CMOS Chip.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Martin Brooke, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Hao Wang
      • “ Bayesian Multi- and Matrix-variate Modelling: Graphical Models and Time Series.” (Statistical Science) Mike West, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Shilyh J. Warren
      • "Real Politics and Feminist Documentaries: Re-Visioning Seventies Film Feminisms.“ (Literature) Ranjana Khanna and Jane Gaines, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Graham Meldahl West
      • “ A Covalent Modification Technique for Protein-Ligand Binding Analysis Using Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics Platforms.” (Chemistry) Michael C. Fitzgerald, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Bayly Simpson Wheeler
      • “ The Role of Genomic Sequence in the Spatial and Temporal Propagation of Heterochromatin.” (Genetics and Genomics) Huntington F. Willard, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Melanie Ann Wilson
      • “ Bayesian Model Uncertainty and Prior Choice with Applications to Genetic Association Studies.” (Statistical Science) Edwin S. Iversen and Merlise A. Clyde, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Michael Brett Wilson
      • “ The Qur’an after Babel: Translating and Printing the Qur’an in Late Ottoman and Modern Turkey.” (Religion) Bruce Lawrence, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Sarah Jeanne Evens Wong-Goodrich
      • “ Mechanisms by Which Early Nutrition Influences Spatial Memory, Adult Neurogenesis, and Response to Hippocampal Injury.” (Psychology and Neuroscience) Christina L. Williams, Advisor. May 2010.
      • John Patrick Woock
      • “ Control of Bladder Function by Electrical Stimulation of Pudendal Afferents.” (Biomedical Engineering) Warren Grill, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jessica Lee Wood
      • “ Keys to the Past: Building Harpsichords and Feeling History in the Postwar United States. “ (Music) Louise Meintjes, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jennifer Ann Woodruff
      • “ Learning to Listen, Learning to Be : African-American Girls and Hip-Hop at a Durham, NC Boys and Girls Club. “ (Music) Louise Meintjes, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Catherine Courtney Workman
      • “ The Foraging Ecology of the Delacour's langur ( Trachypithecus delacouri ) in Van Long Nature Reserve, Vietnam.” (Evolutionary Anthropology) Kenneth Glander, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Kevin Matthew Wright
      • “ Theoretical and Empirical Investigations into Adaptation.” (Biology) John H. Willis and Mark D. Rausher, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Eugenia Ching Wu
      • “ When Bittersweet is as Good as Sweet: How Emotion Norms Shape Consumption Choices.” (Business Administration) Gavan J. Fitzsimons and Mary Frances Luce, Advisors. May 2010.
      • Phillip M. Wu
      • “ Electron Correlations and Spin in Asymmetric GaAs Quantum Point Contacts and Signatures of Structural Transitions in Hall Effect of FeSe.” (Physics) Albert M. Chang, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Cory Robert Wyatt
      • “ Development of MR Thermometry Strategies for Hyperthermia of Extremity and Breast Tumors.” (Biomedical Engineering) James R. MacFall, Advisor. May 2010
      • Huidong Xu
      • “ Dynamics of Electronic Transport in Spatially-extended Systems with Negative Differential Conductivity.” (Physics) Stephen W. Teitsworth, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Jie Yang
      • “ Essays in Corporate Finance: On the Topic of Capital Structure.” (Business Administration) John R. Graham, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Gang Ye
      • “ PSTD Method for Thermoacoustic Tomography (TAT) and Related Experimental Investigation.” (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Qing H. Liu, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Mark Owen Yeisley
      • “ The End of Civilizations: The Role of Religion in the Evolution of Subnational Conflict, 1946-2007.” (Political Science) Joseph Grieco, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Yongcheng Ying
      • “ I. Total Syntheses and Biological Studies of Largazole and Brasilibactin A.
      • II. Stereoselective Synthesis of 2,6- Cis - and 2,6- Trans -Piperidines through an Organocatalytic Aza-Michael Reaction.” (Chemistry) Jiyong Hong, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Liang Zhai
      • “ Imaging and Characterizing Human Prostates Using Acoustic Radiation Force.” (Biomedical Engineering) Kathryn R. Nightingale, Advisor. December 2009.
      •   Chunjie Zhang
      • “ Views from the Other Side: Colonial Culture and Anti-Colonial Sentiment in Germany Around 1800. “ (German Studies) Jonathan Hess, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Hao Zhang
      • “ Forebrain Acetylcholine in Action: Dynamic Activities and Modulation on Target Areas.” (Neurobiology) Miguel Nicolelis, Advisor. December 2009.
      •   Mingtao Zhao “Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography System Development for In Vivo Ophthalmic Imaging.” (Biomedical Engineering) Joseph A. Izatt, Advisor. December 2009.
      • Xiumei Zhu “Essays on Knowledge Intensive Groups.” (Business Administration) Jonathon N. Cummings, Advisor. September 2009.
      • Xing Zong “First Study of Three-body Photodisintegration of 3He with Double Polarizations at HIGS.”(Physics) Haiyan Gao, Advisor. May 2010.
      • Sarah Zubairy “Explaining the Effects of Fiscal Shocks.” (Economics) Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Barbara Rossi, Advisors. May 2010.
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