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101 Nicolo, TeraCharacterization of mitochondria-modified electrodesIn order to develop an herbicide sensor, yeast, potato, and bovine heart mitochondria were isolated and immobilized onto Toray paper electrodes. Cyclic voltammetry showed two redox peaks at 186 ± 14 mV vs. SCE and -357 ± 24 mV vs. SCE with an E1/2 of -128 mV. Scan rate studies suggested the proces...Electrodes; Herbicides - Detection2013-05
102 Little, Nancy AnnCharacterizing and mapping l(3)7E103 a gene required for Drosophila dorsal closureDorsal closure in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster is a complex morphogenetic process dependent upon three embryonic tissues: the lateral epidermis, leading edge epidermis, and amnioserosa. Additionally, the Jun N-terminal Kinase (JNK) and Decapentaplegic (Dpp) signaling cascades are required f...Drosophila melanogaster - Genetics; Drosophila melanogaster - Embryology2013-05
103 Richards, JacksonChasing channels: Progress in calcium channel localization in the C. Elegans synapseCalcium channels play a crucial role in neurotransmission by facilitating the flow of calcium ions necessary for synaptic vesicle fusion and neurotransmitter release. Different types of calcium channels participate in this process in the neurons of the nematode C. elegans. L- and N-type channels res...Calcium channels; Synaptic vesicles; Caenorhabditis elegans2013-05
104 Reyes, Abby MichelleChicana/o student journalism, Peldaños 1974­-1977My engagement with a local student news publication named Venceremos, which had first been published 1993 and was later revived after a five-year hiatus in 2008, provoked larger-scale critical inquiry on the history of alternative Chicano/a journalism in the state of Utah and the University of Utah ...Martinez, Gilbert A -- Interviews; Student newspapers and periodicals -- Utah -- Salt Lake City; Mexican American newspapers -- Utah -- Salt Lake City; Mexican American college students -- Utah -- Salt Lake City; National Geographic peldaños2015-04
105 Geskes, Kelli KristinaCircumplex Based Interpersonal Processes Contribute to Link Between Self-Regulation and Social OutcomesA variety of individual differences in aspects of self-regulation (e.g., grit, self-control, conscientiousness) predict important life outcomes, such as wellbeing, vocational success, and physical health. Most conceptual models of these associations emphasize intrapersonal processes (e.g., inhibitio...2020
106 Cockrell, Nicholas AllanCivil Rights and the Cold War: How Racism Undermined United States Leadership on Human RightsAfter World War II, the United States found itself in the difficult position of trying to be a human rights leader while also reckoning with its own record on race relations. Trying save its image, the United States entered a propaganda war with the Soviet Union. Throughout the 1950s and 60s, the Un...2020
107 Tu, Christianna L.Closing the health development gap: An analysis of health spending in Southeast AsiaFinancing health development through increased domestic resource allocation is a topic of substantial discussion for the post-2015 development agenda. Past development strategies, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), have relied on wealthy country aid commitments in order to fund inter...Medical care - Southeast Asia - Finance2015-08
108 Twombly, JessicaCollaborative methods of special education and general education teachersA growing number of students with disabilities are being served in general education classrooms. Research has shown that inclusive education programs can be as effective as pullout or self-contained special education units (Fitch, 2003). Research has also shown that co-teaching is an effective servi...Special education; Teaching teams2014-04
109 Quigley, MatthewComing out black : race, identity, and coming outFor gay men the coming out process marks their acceptance of and in the gay community. The stories of "coming out" that they tell allow them to share in similar experiences and create a bond that ties them together. These narratives tend to emphasize similar experiences, seen as commonplace to a ful...African American gay men - Identity; Coming out (Sexual orientation)2013-07
110 Konecny, KassandraCommunicating wallsThis thesis consists of 30 pages of poems and an essay introduction that details everything from my writing process to the meanings and/or collective themes of the poems themselves. With the combination of newly written poems and older poems I've written over the course of my college career, I have ...American poetry - 21st century2014-05
111 Meadows, NatalieCommunication is key: A critical analysis of Spanish language policies and ideologies in healthcare settings in the United StatesEffective communication is a vital component in providing quality healthcare. Communication between patients and their healthcare providers has been shown to have substantial effects on health outcomes. According to the 2012 U.S Census 5% of the U.S population who identifies as Hispanic or Latino re...Language policy - United States; Hispanic Americans - Medical care2014-08
112 Seshan, ThulasiComparative Indigenous Water Law in the Western United States and AustraliaIn 2010 the United Nations declared that water was a human right. Yet indigenous peoples around the world still do not have full access to water- to their human right. This paper attempts to understand what water rights indigenous people do have, and how those can be expanded to meet international h...2018
113 Baker, MargaretComparative morphology of chenopodium berlandieri seeds and fruits from cowboy cave, Utah: implications for cultivation and domesticationThe ancient shift from collecting and gathering native plants to the cultivation and domestication of those species was one of the most significant evolutionary transitions in human history. Due to recent advancements in archaeological techniques, the geographic occurrences of prehistoric plant cul...Plants - Utah2016-05
114 Eric NhemComparing Educational Engagement and Extracurricular Activity Participation for First-Generation Versus Continuing-Generation College StudentsFirst-generation college students (FGCS) typically have difficulty adjusting to college compared to continuing-generation college students (CGCS). Previous research has found that FGCS are less engaged in their higher education classes. However, engagement in college should also include participatio...2018
115 Vu, WendyComparing the virulence and prevalence of shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli (STEC) O157 and non-O517 serogroupsShiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) are bacteria known to cause human illness. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 265,000 STEC infections occur in the United States (U.S.) annually; symptoms range from mild diarrhea to life-threatening hemolytic uremic syndrome. S...Escherichia coli; serogroups2012-05
116 Gunter, Tobee PaigeComparison of patient and provider assessments of response to therapy for psoriatic arthritisPeople with psoriatic arthritis routinely rate their disease severity less favorably than their providers (Krueger, 2001) (Baughman, 2011). Little is known about how patients and providers perceive response to therapy. Discrepancies in perceptions of therapy response may indicate that providers are ...Psoriatic arthritis; Psoriatic arthritis -- Patients -- Attitudes2014-12
117 Odendahl, NathanComparison of popular force fields for molecular modeling of proteins applied to ice binding of the tenebrio molitor antifreeze proteinIce Binding Proteins (IBPs) are a class of proteins that affect the melting and freezing temperatures of ice. While substantial research has been conducted to understand the properties of IBPs, experimental and molecular dynamics simulations have not satisfactorily explained the mechanism of the i...Antifreeze proteins - Research; Ice binding proteins; Tenebrio molitor; Antifreeze protein; Force fields2016-04
118 Sowards, SteffanComputational fluid dynamics modeling for Respiratory airflow patterns of python regiusThe phylogenetic distribution and mechanisms underpinning unidirectional pulmonary airflow, in which gases pass through a portion of the lung in an identical direction during both aspiration and expiration, are poorly understood. Until recently, it was thought this pattern of flow required unique fe...2018
119 Gilbert, AndrewComputational modeling of the rat hippocampus for improving neural stimulationNeural prostheses are used to restore some level of function to tissue damaged by disease. It is important to model and correctly identify the relationship between electrical stimulation and neural response to provide a framework for prosthetic stimulation. This work will show a struc...Neural stimulation - Research; Hippocampus (Brain) - Research; Memory - Research; Rats as laboratory animals - Research; Neural prosthetic2016-05
120 Johnson, StuartConnection between price elasticity and Beta: The case of the oil industryPrice elasticity and Beta are cherished variables in Economics and Finance, respectively. Price elasticity is a measure of a percent change in the quantity of a good demanded divided by the percent change in its price. Beta is the covariance of a firm's return with respect to the market, divided by ...Price elasticity of demand; Beta (Firm); Oil industries
121 Neville, RoselynConstitutively activated AKT is not sufficient to keep cells alive following epithelial cell extrusionThe PI3 kinase (PI3K)/AKT signaling pathway regulates many fundamental behaviors of the cell. If any of the key members of this pathway are deregulated, it can lead to malignant changes in the cell. AKT enhances the survival of cells by inhibiting pro-apoptotic processes, and promoting pathways for ...PI3K/AKT - Chemistry; Cancer metastasis2014-05
122 Balagopal, NamishaConsumer purchasing & behavior: A consideration of the combined influence of culture & conformity on consumer decisionsFormerly, management has been able to understand their consumers simply through the experience of selling and purchasing. However, current growth trends of various industries, firms, and world markets have removed decisions makers from having direct contact with consumers. Firms now highly depend on...Consumer behavior2014-12
123 Iacono, AlyssaContext affects undergraduates' goals and engagement behaviors when learning onlineThe Self-regulation of motivation (SRM) model (Sansone & Thoman, 2005) suggests that two types of motivation are crucial while learning a task: Goals-defined (e.g., value and expectancy of learning), and experience-defined (e.g., if the task is interesting). Using an online HTML lesson, initial resu...Web-based instruction -- Psychological aspects; Online learning2015-04
124 Myler, LaurelConversations with CaligulaConversations with Caligula is a play in two acts which combines research in the field of psychology with an exploration of Ancient Roman history. Topics include the life and exploits of Caligula, third emperor of Rome; the writings of Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; mental health, specifically sympt...Mental illness in literature2016-04
125 Christensen, MasenCooperative primers: Intersecting spherical model for optimization of linker and gap lengthsDetection of specific sequences of DNA is invaluable for diagnosing the presence of a pathogen, as well as other areas of genetic analysis. A common way of detecting DNA is replicating it millions of times through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and using fluorescent molecules to detect those copies...Pathogenic microorganisms - Detection; DNA - Research; Polymerase chain reaction - Research; Cooperative primers; Aluminum foam materials; Load frame2016-05
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