AJAS 2013 -- Research Titles by State       [Download]

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Robert

Sumner

CIRM

The Effect of Ectopic Expression of elt-7 on C. elegans' Chemosensation

Lea

Tran Le

CIRM

Genetic Determinants of the Neural Spacing of Horizontal Cells in the Mouse Retina

Madeline

Matthys

CIRM

Polycystin-1's Soluble C-terminal Tail and Its Role in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

Ben

Haslund-Gourely

CIRM

Optimizing an Insulin ELISA to determine Insulin Levels in the Transgenic Type 1 Diabetic Mice

Mary

Lenz

CO-WY

Calving Under Pressure

Burr

Leibert

CO-WY

The Manipulation of Serotonin on the Decision Making Skills of Adolescents

Colter

Hulse

CO-WY

Investigation of Enzyme Mediated Fuel Cells

Noah

Westfall

CO-WY

Heat Transfer from Biomass II

Scott

Rosas

CO-WY

The Method of Using Metarhizium anisoplae as a Biopesticide

Apurva

Subramanian

CO-WY

Does the TAS2R38 Gene Affect Body Fat Composition?

Austin

Reed

CO-WY

Time Course of Doxorubicin Accumulation in Cardiovascular Tissue

Tara

Cook

CO-WY

A Study of Radiation Techniques To Combat Bacterial Growth

Miguel

Paredes

FL

HuD as an Isoform-Specific Regulator of Neuronal Differentiation in Adult Hippocampus: Implications in Alzheimer's Dementia and Schizophrenia

Jacquelyn

Mogensen

FL

The Extraction of Clathrin from Bovine Cranial Tissue for Utilization in a Photovoltaic Solar Cell

Shelby

Hinds

FL

Filtration Sysytem Using Hair to Absorb Oil From Oil Spills

Rumya

Raghavan

FL

Periodontal Pathogen Induced Alteration of Atherosclerosis Genes in ApoE-/- Mice

Rohan

Batra

FL

Potential Use of Black Olive Extracts with Antibiotics to Combat Bacterial Infection

Paolo

Adajar

IA

The Effect of Radiation on the Morphology and Cellular Structure of Brassica rapa

Madison

McMinn

IA

Impact of Light on Plant Development and Growth

Anuj

Marathe

IMSA

Heat Shock Protein 70 Regulates Interleukin 10 Producing Regulatory T Cells

Claire

Liang

IMSA

Modeling Spatial Population Dynamics of Stem Cells in Tissue Growth and Regeneration

Aalap

Mehta

IMSA

The Role of RBP2 in MCF-7 Cancer Cell Drug Resistance

Shelly

Li

IMSA

Thymoquinone Inhibits Cigarette Smoke Extract Induced SiHa Cell Invasion

Emma

Sperry

IN

Investigation of Variation in Serotonin 1e Receptor Genes in a Polymorphic Species (Zonotrichia albicollis)

Raymond

Han

IN

The Effects of Hydrophobicity and Microporous Layers in the Membrane Electrode Assembly of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell to Enable Efficient Operation Using High Concentration Fuel

Meredith

Wolfe

KS

The Effect of Color on Human's Ability to Memorize

Katie

Buhler

KS

Fabric Resilience

Andrew

Holup

KS

The Effects of High Propeller Sweep Angle on Power Generation with Improved Data Collection Methods

Xena

Moore

KS

The Effect of Composition on Compost Heat Generation

Taliesin

Hutson

KS

Will Internal Cooking Temperature Deter Bacterial Growth in Hamburgers?

Alice

Darling

KY

The Changes in Markers of Parotid Differentiation with the MicroRNA-200 Family

Neela

Saha

KY

Fibrinogen-Induced Changes in Transcellular and Paracellular Transport Affecting Caveolae Formation and  Protein Expression in MBEC

Karan

Babbarwal

KY

A Novel Approach to Study Cardiovascular Disease for Preventing Heart Attack and Stroke

Monica

McFadden

KY

Biobarrier Filtration of Water Contaminants

Jonathan

Flynn

MA

From Feces to the Future: The Integration of Hydrogenotrophic Methanogens and Anoxic Biomethanation in an Anaerobic Digester for Efficient Biogas Synthesis and Purification

Timothy

Manganello

MA

From Feces to the Future: The Integration of Hydrogenotrophic Methanogens and Anoxic Biomethanation in an Anaerobic Digester for Efficient Biogas Synthesis and Purification

Matthew

Ford

MA

From Feces to the Future:
 The Integration of Hydrogenotrophic Methanogens and Anoxic Biomethanation in an Anaerobic Digester for Efficient Biogas Synthesis and Purification

Garrett

Parrish

MA

Spherical Swarm Robotics: Re-Imagining Motion Mechanics for Collaboration

Catherine

Zhang

MA

Effect of UV Treatment on Degradation of Biodegradable Polylactic Acid

Vincent

Lin

MA

Effects of Fertilization and Temperature on Greenhouse Gas and Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from Soils

Aheli

Chattopadhyay

MA

Engineering Nanoscale Energy Storage Devices from C. aegagropila Algae Cellulose Dispersed in Graphene

Ryan

Ackell

MA

The Effect of Nicotine and Vicodin on Memory in Hermissenda crassicornis: A Model for Alzheimer's Disease

Emily

Skehill

MA

The Effect of Nicotine and Vicodin on Memory in Hermissenda crassicornis: A Model for Alzheimer's Disease

Rahi

Punjabi

MA

The Role of Garlic in Attenuating Pseudomonas Infection

Natasha

Honcharik

MA

Blast Off!! Investigations in Model Rocketry

Michelle

Nemetchek

MT

The Investigation of the Biological Properties of the Ayurvedic Plant Bacopa monnieri

Stacia

Hill

MT

The Utility of Ustilago bullata to Control Cheatgrass Invasions

Parth

Thakker

NC

The Synthesis and Analysis of Various Sugar-Based Potassium Nitrate Propellants for Rockets

Sam

Christensen

NC

Effects of Impervious Surface Runoff During Storm Events on Stream Chemistry and Microbiological Load

Robert

Gourley

NC

Quantum Efficiency of a Single Crystal Silicon Solar Cell Measured Using LED Spectrophotometer

Jaehyeong

Lee

NC

Quantum Efficiency of a Single Crystal Silicon Solar Cell Measured Using LED Spectrophotometer

Danielle

Tyson

NC

The Identification of Sepsis Biomarkers Using High Throughput Real Time PCR

Kaitlin

McCreery

NC

Investigation of the Germination of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Zoospores at Low Cell Densities

Erika

Williams

NC

Isolation, Identification and Characterization of Cherokee Medicinal Plants: Xanthorhiza simplicissima, Goodyera pubescens, and Lobelia inflata

Jenna

Petterson

NC

Isolation, Identification and Characterization of Endophytes from Cherokee Medicinal Plants: Yellow Root (Xanthorhiza simplicissima), Downy Rattlesnake Plantain (Goodyera pubescens), and Indian Tobacco (Lobelia inflata)

Yeonsoo

Lee

NC

Determining the Habitable Zone of a Singular Solar System

Mackenzie

James

NE

Don't Go Green

Tristan

Bruce

NE

Social Needs of Bornean Orangutans Based on Behavioral Observations

Michael

Roe

NE

Continuation of an Analysis of Plastics Made from Bio-Materials

Elizabeth

Hoffman

NE

Diatoms: Our Look into the Past and Key to the Future

Burgandy

Roberts

NE

The Effects of Drug Interaction with Essential oils on Generations of Escherichia coli and Serratia marcescens

Austin

Liu

NJ

The Differences Between Genders on Overall Accuracy of Folded Origami Figures

Vincent

Chen

NJ

Investigating the Bystander Effect

Nikita

Bhatia

NJ

Optimizing Biomimetic Peptide Structure of Nerve Growth Factor to Bind to Tyrosine Kinase Using Computer Simulated Docking Experiments

Monica

Mikkelsen

NJ

Visualization of Glucose Gradients in Water Using Raman Spectroscopy

Philip

Etter

NJ

Real-Time Audio Processing for Spatial Realization and Immersion

MargaretAnne

Smith

NJ

The Effect of Handedness on Math Test Performance

Derek

Liu

NJ

Evaluating an Inhibitor of Redox Activity in a Laser-Induced Choroidal Neovascularization Model

Dominic

Brown

NJ

Glial Proliferation: The Effect of ASIC Channels and Peptides and Mitotic Index on glial cell growth

Jason

Darell

NY

p53-mediated Transcription Complex Visualized via Single-Particle Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Ariel

Ben-Ezra

NY

Serotonin-5A and Glutamate-2 Heterocomplex Structure and Function

Benjamin

Jenkins

NY

Analysis of Cadmium Bioaccumulation in Vital Organs of Northern Crayfish (Orconectes virilis) Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

Minyi

Lee

NY

Analyzing the Genetic Impact of Low Earth Orbit on Mammals

Henry

Magun

NY

Characterization of Stress-Responding Protein Expression in the Heat Shocked Marine Mollusc: A Potential Model for the Response of Acetylcholinesterase to Heat

Matthew

Hans

NY

Differential Expression of Heat Shock Protein 70 in Spartina alterniflora in an Environmentally Impacted Salt Marsh Estuary

Charisse

Haruta

NY

Histological Effects of Heavy Metal Exposure on Crayfish

Jill

Shah

NY

The Impact of Post Anoxic Dissolved Oxygen Concentrations on Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Full Nitrification and Partial Nitrification

Ariana

Mills

NY

Are Preeclamptic Women Carrying Twins at a Higher Risk for Maternal and Perinatal Morbidity than Preeclamptic Women Carrying Singletons?

Christie

Corn

NY

Constant Perception of Odor Intensity Within a Sniff

Prateek

Sahni

NY

Non-Invasive Fetal Electrocardiogram Extraction From Trans-Abdominal Maternal Sensors

Grant

Perelman

NY

 Improving the Informed Consent Process for Pediatric Endocrinology Patients Receiving GH Treatment

Saranya

Vijayakumar

NY

Investigation of the Effect of RNA Folding Energies on Protein Expression

Jason

Vaccaro

NY

Using Silica Microspheres to Enhance the Photoconductivity of Solar Cell Surfaces

Daniel

Vaccaro

NY

Optical Property Analysis and Construction of Black Silicon

Lauren

Thomas

OH

Beauty and the Beast: A Study on Attraction

Mary

Carrigan

OH

Benzene Emissions from Recently Purchased Shoes

Alice

Catanzaro

OH

Development of an Electrochemical Iridium Nanoparticle-Based Biosensor for the Determination of Cholesterol Levels in Human Serum

Gurbani

Kaur

OH

Optimization of Platelet-Targeted Multifunctional Nanovehicles For Vascular Disease Detection and Therapy

Abigail

Myers

OH

Aquatic Oil Spill Clean-Up

Spencer

Dirrig

OH

CO2 in Gasses

Halle

Miller

OH

Lead Content of School Drinking Water

Mitchell

Pallaki

OH

The Optimal Oil Absorbent Clean-Up Analysis

Kanithra

Chandra Sekaran

OH

Analysis of Nutritive Values of Pseudo-Cereals, Cereals & Legumes:  Is Any One of these Food Sources Effective in Fighting Obesity?

Ingrid

Zippe

OH

Artificially-Mediated Apoptosis of Oligodendrocytes as a Model for Multiple Sclerosis

Yasemin

Cobanoglu

OH

Macrophage KLF2 and the Regulation of Metabolic Inflammation

Shamanthika

Shelkay

OH

The Regulation of Cardiac Substrate Utilization by Kruppel- Like Factor 15

Aparna

Narendrula

OH

Synthesis of Organic Particles with Cowpea Mosaic Virus for Targeted Drug Delivery

Wesley

Wolf

OH

Do Dogs' or Humans' Mouths Have More Bacteria?

Hayden

Allen

OK

Investigating the Factors that Influence the Liesegang Ring Phenomenon

Taylor

Gaines

OK

Finding New Antimicrobial Compounds: Isolation of Biologically Active Compounds from Eastern Red Cedar Trees

Kathryn

Osborne

PA

Bed Bugs

Megan

Rosenberger

PA

Quantification of Escherichia coli in Purified Water

Girish

Valluru

PA

What is the Effect of Various Pollutants on Microbial Growth?

Laura

Hungiville

SC

The Effects of Green Tea, Black Tea, Oolong Tea, and Water on the Regeneration Rate of Dugesia dorotocephala

Alice

Verbrick

SC

The Effects of Green Tea, Black Tea, Oolong Tea, and Water on the Regeneration Rate of Dugesia dorotocephala

Grace

Smith

SC

The Effect of pH on the Chemical Identity of Soil as Defined by Nitrate Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Humus, Calcium, and Magnesium Levels

Jedidiah

Gist

SC

The Ability of Silica-Based Aerogel to Adsorb Pharmaceuticals From Water

Benjamin

Bartlett

SC

Unidirectionalization of Particulate Distributions in Isotropic D+D->He3+n Reactions Utilizing Differential Ion Velocities

Bushra

Islam

SC

Colorimetric Quantification of Fermentable Sugars in Pueraria lobata Following Pretreatment With Differing Pretreatment Techniques

Ryan

Hyon

SoCA

Faces in Motion: A Stimulus Set for Evaluating the Relative Effects of Motion and Faces on Overt Visual Attention

Kenny

Lei

SoCA

Quadrocopter Aerial Monocular Vision for Improved Autonomous Robot Navigation

Wei

Jing

SoCA

The Effects of Man-Made Structures on Wind Patterns

Steven

Tan

SoCA

The Effects of Man-Made Structures on Wind Patterns

Christine

Chen

SoCA

Assessing Polioptila californica Population in Differeing Artemisia californica Habitats

Bernadette

Lim

SoCA

Analyzing the Presence of the Pyruvate Kinase Enzyme and Citrate Synthase Enzyme in the Glucose Metabolic Pathways of Breast Cancer

Rachel

Dokko

SoCA

Environmental and Commercial Benefits of Carbon Sequestration by Encelia californica and Salvia leucophylla

Grant

Zhao

TX

A Study of Body Weight Control and Obesity Prevention: Quantitative Analyses Using a Mathematical Model and "What-If" Simulation Approach

Lauren

Mandaville

TX

Increasing Casket Decomposition Rates

Ray

Xu

TX

Design of Lock-in Amplifier for CMOS Terahertz Detectors and Imagers

Elizabeth

Godfrey

TX

Preventing Foreign Object Damage of Jet Engines with a New Engine Intake, Year Two

Matthew

Baiza

TX

Levels of Carbon Monoxide Emissions by Aging Cars Year 2

Evelyn

Ho

TX

Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease by Identifying Serum Biomarkers Using a Synthesized Peptoid Library

Ria

Chhabra

TX

The Fight Against Type-2 Diabetes

Lisa

Michaels

TX

Mitochondria & Alzheimer's: Modulating the GCLc Gene to Mitigate Redox Stress and  ETC Complex Dysfunction

Marisa

Shotwell

VA

The Effect of Different Antibiotics on Staphylococcus epidermidis in a Simulated Surgical Suture

Camille

Yoke

VA

The Effect of Boat Hull Shape, Height of the Center of Gravity, and Degree of Incline on Amount of Torque Produced

Stephanie

Pipas

VT

Protocols for Propagation of Cypripedium Species to Prevent Further Population Decline in Northern New England

Johannes

Testorf

VT

Protocols for Propagation of Cypripedium Species to Prevent Further Population Decline in Northern New England

Ariel

Silver

VT

Protocols for Propagation of Cypripedium Species to Prevent Further Population Decline in Northern New England

Grace

Griggs

VT

Axenic In Vitro Culture of Cypripedium Seeds

Hannah

Lang

VT

Axenic In Vitro Culture of Cypripedium Seeds

Avery

Smith

VT

Axenic In Vitro Culture of Cypripedium Seeds

Noah

Ramos

VT

Characterization of Cypripedium species and Habitat in New Hampshire

Victoria

Walsh

VT

Characterization of Cypripedium species and Habitat in New Hampshire

Kelly

Giffey

WA

The Correlation Between Agouti Related Protein Expression and Dietary Intake of Zebrafish, Danio rerios

Sampath

Duddu

WA

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