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Dissertations from 2013

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Epidemiology and molecular characterization of human and canine hookworm, Ntombi B. Mudenda

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Investigation of the role of putative inorganic carbon transporters in the carbon dioxide concentrating mechanisms of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, Bratati Mukherjee

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The roles of Deinococcus radiodurans Dps-1 and Dps-2 in nucleoid organization and in survival during oxidative stress, Khoa Huynh Nguyen

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The shoulder suspension of bipedal humans and the head suspension of quadrupedal cats : a reconstruction of macroevolutionary changes of complex systems based on nautral experiments, comparative anatomy, and biomechanical analyses of extant organisms, Michelle L. Osborn

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Oxidative stress based response of a transcriptional regulator, OhrR, from Burkholderia thailandensis, Anuja Pande

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Signal transduction and Rickettsial infection of tick cells, Natthida Petchampai

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Model-based approaches to discovering diversity : new implementations, tests of adequacy and an empirical application to central American Diptera, Noah M. Reid

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Studying Mechanisms of Ionizing Radiation Resistance in Bacteria: Evidence for Multiple Pathways, Kathiresan Selvam

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Role of NOD2/RIP2 signaling in acute bacterial pneumonia and sepsis, Balamayooran Theivanthiran

A Multi Pronged Approach to Remnant Maple (Acer spp.) Populations in Tropical America, Yalma Luisa Vargas-Rodriguez

Dissertations from 2012

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Essential role of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in gram-negative bacterial pneumonia, Gayathriy Balamayooran

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Phenotypic and Niche Evolution in the Antbirds (Aves: Thamnophilidae), Gustavo Adolfo Bravo

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Oyster reef restoration in the northern Gulf of Mexico: effect of substrate and age on ecosystem services, Laura Alicia Brown

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Effects of fire and treefalls on Japanese climbing fern and native species groundcover in a restored longleaf pine savanna, Becky Jolene Carmichael

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Insights into the catalytic mechanisms of the protein enzymes, PFKFB3 and VldE, using x-ray crystallography, Michael Christopher Cavalier

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Role of Herpes Simplex Type I Glycoproteins in Entry and Cell-cell Fusion, Sona Chowdhury

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Modeling effects of instream variables, land use, and life history attributes on community structure of freshwater mussels in Louisiana streams, Wesley Michael Daniel

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The role of gylcoprotein K (gK) in the ocular and neuropathogenesis of herpes simplex virus-type 1 (HSV-1), Andrew Timothy David

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Koutango: under reported arboviral disease in West Africa, Jaime Matias de Araujo Lobo

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Invasion of smooth brome into North American tall-grass prairies: impact on native plant/herbivore species and mechanisms responsible for successful invasion, Forrest Paul Dillemuth

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The functional morphology of the intermandibulo-cervical envelope of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis), Brooke Hopkins Dubansky

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Effects of hurricanes and fires on understory hardwoods in pine savannas, Darin Ellair

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Characterization of the Promoter and Insulator Activities of the Scs' Insulator, Yu Ge

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Bird ecology and conservation in Peru's high Andean petlands, Richard Edward Gibbons

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Development and characterization of a murine model of Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis, Britton Grasperge

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Effects of coastal dynamics on colonization of Louisiana wetland plants by fungal endophytes, Demetra Kandalepas

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Autoregulation of the TFC6 promoter and effects of mis-expression of TFC6 protein levels, Kimberly Le Blanc

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Immunization of West Nile recombinant envelope Domain III with equine CD40 ligand protein vaccine induced specific immune response in rabbits and horses, Shiliang Anthony Liu

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Ecological speciation of King rails (Rallus elegans) and Clapper rails (Rallus longirostris), James Michael Maley

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Generation and characterization of high CO₂ requiring mutants in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, Yunbing Ma

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Environmental and landscape determinants of population genetic structure and diversity of the great fruit-eating bat, Artibeus lituratus, in Atlantic forest remnants in South America, Eve Sutherland McCulloch

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Defense gland protein from Coptotermes formosanus, Ioan-Horia Negulescu

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Metabolic downregulation during diapause in embryos of Artemia franciscana, Yuvraj Nanasaheb Patil

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Genomic Expression Response to Experimentally-Weathered South Louisiana Crude Oil in Gulf Killifish Profiled Across Tissues, Doses and Time., Whitney Rose Pilcher

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The utilization of chemical communication by three species of ghost shrimp, Callichirus islagrande, Callichirus major, and Lepidophthalmus louisianensis, and the transport of chemical cues within and between burrows, Julie Emily Prerost

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Unraveling Ecological Effects on Social Behavior. Insights from Tent-roosting Bats, Maria Sagot

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Insights into the role of PFKFB3 in cancer, Minsuh Seo

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Investigating the physiological roles of YqjA and YghB: members of the conserved DedA membrane protein family in Escherichia coli, Rakesh Sikdar

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Diversity of yeasts associated with wood and the gut of wood-feeding insects, Hector Raul Urbina

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Investigation of the Growth and Survival of Bacteria from Mars Analog Environments When Exposed to Mars-like Conditions, Bharathi Vallalar

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RSD-2 mediates RDE-4-independent antiviral silencing in Caenorhabditis elegans, Rui Zhang

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Osmoregulation and acid-base tolerance in fish, Shujun Zhang

Theses from 2011

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Costs and benefits of induced responses in soybean, Amanda K. Accamando

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Arginine metabolism in the Edwardsiella ictaluri- channel catfish macrophage dynamic, Wes Arend Baumgartner

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Inhibition and nucleic acid binding studies of the carboxyltransferase component of bacterial acetyl-CoA carboxylase, Brian Benson

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Study of complex RNA function modulated by small molecules: the development of RNA directed small molecule library and probing the S-adenosyl methionine discrimination between on and off conformational states of the SAM-I riboswitch, Vamsi Krishna Boyapati

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Arbovirus phenotype alters transmission potential, Rebecca C. Christofferson

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The ecology of congeneric resprouters and reseeders (Hypericum spp.) along fire-frequented pine savanna ecoclines, Raelene Marie Crandall

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What is the importance of oil and gas platforms in the community structure and diet of benthic and demersal communities in the Gulf of Mexico?, Sara Terrebonne Daigle

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Comparative biogeography of the arid lands of central Mexico, Jesus Abraham Fernandez

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Characterization of Spiroplasma mirum and its role in transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, Hilari Maree French

Identification of genetic and environmental factors that control exopolysaccharide expression and phase variation in the human pathogen Vibrio vulnificus, Katherine Garrison-Schilling

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Structural and functional insights of human 5-lipoxygenase, Nathaniel Carson Gilbert

Insights into the Molecular Mechanism of Streptomyces ipomoeae Pathogenesis: Thaxtomin C Biosynthesis and Regulation, Dongli Guan

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Functional analysis of Nopp140 and P5CDh1 in Drosophila melanogaster, Fang He

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Structural and mechanistic studies on the interactions between S-adenosyl methionine (SAM) and the SAM-I riboswitch, Wei Huang

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Evolutionary history of isolation and dispersal in North American ground skinks (Scinella lateralis), Nathan Daniel Jackson

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Regulation of gene expression by chromatin boundary elements, Richard Alton Kleinschmidt

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Effects of granivores and herbivores on pine savanna groundcover vegetation, Ellen Ruth Leichty

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Population-level responses of the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus, to chronic nutrient enrichment in a New England salt marsh, Konner Chadwick Lockfield

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Mapping and modeling of neglected tropical diseases in Brazil and Bolivia, Paula Mischler

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HMO2, a yeast HMGB protein that preferentially binds to DNA ends, Sreerupa Ray

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Manganese (II) and Protein Oxidation as Determinants of Bacterial Ionizing Radiation Resistance, Jana Ronnette Robins

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Biochemical and genetic insights into asukamycin biosynthesis, Zhe Rui

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The expression of cardiotrophin-1 is differentially regulated in murine and human obesity type II diabetes, Kelesha Crystal Sarjeant

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The tick response to Rickettsial dissemination during typical and atypical Rickettsial infection, Piyanate Sunyakumthorn

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Calcium-dependent mechanisms in the chicken retina, Merve Tekmen

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Diversity gradients at geographic scales: effects of environmental characteristics and stochastic diversification, Juan Sebastian Tello

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The biological activity of rare carbohydrates and cyclitols in Coptotermes formosanus, Lucas James Veillon

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Seed rain and advance regeneration in secondary succession in the Brazilian Amazon, Lindsay Michelle Wieland

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Thermodynamics of DNA binding and break repair by the Pol I DNA polymerases from Escherichia coli and Thermus aquaticus, Yanling Yang

Dissertations from 2010

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Structure and organization of canopy bird assemblages in lowland neotropical rainforests, David Lawrence Anderson

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Predator-prey interaction in estuarine bivalves: size selection, effects of salinity, and indirect interactions, Barry Richard Aronhime

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Testing models of biological diversification: morphological evolution and cladogenesis in the neotropical furnariidae (Aves: Passeriformes), Santiago Javier Claramunt Tammaro

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The evolution of freeze tolerance in a historically tropical snail, Alice B. Dennis

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In vitro and in vivo evaluation of a Brucella putative hemagglutinin, Lauren E. Duhon

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Population genetics and systematics of a species-rich clade of Neotropical reef fishes, the tubeblenny genus Acanthemblemaria, Ron Israel Eytan

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Evolution of YY1, YY2, REX1 and DNA-binding motifs in vertebrate genomes, Christopher Don Faulk

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The role of bone marrow in SIV pathogenesis using the Rhesus macaque model, Amy F. Gill

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A study of passalid beetle prokaryote and yeast gut symbionts, Stephanie Rachelle Gross

Mechanisms Promoting Spatial and Temporal Variability in Plant Defense, Alyssa Stocks Hakes

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14-3-3 sigma interacts with liver X receptor beta, Emily Ann Jackson

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Connections between individual dispersal behavior and the multi-scale distribution of a saproxylic beetle, Heather Bird Jackson

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Functional characterization of a zinc finger protein AEBP2, Hana Kim

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Evolutionary dynamics of bird populations in Southeast Asia, Haw Chuan Lim

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Comparative studies of innate host defense mechanisms against virulent and avirulent species of microsporidia, Amber Lynn Mathews

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A four-cysteine zinc finger in carboxyltransferase structurally links the functions of enzymatic activity and negative feedback regulation of translation, Glen D. Meades

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Modulation of Cholinergic Signaling in Embryonic Zebrafish: Anatomical and Behavioral Consequences, Evdokia Menelaou

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Retrotransposon-mediated genomic dynamism, Thomas Joshua Meyer

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Ecological assembly of high-diversity plant communities: dispersal, competition, and environmental filtering in longleaf pine savannas, Jonathan Andrew Myers

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The role of physical and ecological barriers in the diversification process of birds in the Guiana Shield, northern Amazonia, Luciano Nicolás Naka

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Embyronic Nicotine Exposure and Its Impact on Spinal Neuron Development in Zebrafish, Latoya Telameca Paul

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Urate responsive MarR homologs, Inoka Chinthana Perera

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Patterns and mechanisms of the exploitation of mutualisms, Ellen McGrail Reid

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Functional characterization of a non-cytoplasmically localized Dps protein from Deinococcus radiodurans, Brian Reon

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Genetic and cytological investigation of Nucleostemin-1 in Drosophila melanogaster, Raphyel Ojomo Rosby

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OspC in the pathogenesis of Borrelia burgdorferi, Sunita V. Seemanapalli

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In vivo and in vitro pathogenesis of Francisella asiatica in tilapia nilotica (Oreochromis niloticus), Esteban Soto

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The conserved dedA family of E. coli membrane proteins: genetic and topological analysis, Kandi Sheral Thompkins

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Signaling of integrin lower leg and transmembrane domains, Wei Wang