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ABI 3130xL Genetic Analyzer

ABI 3130xL Genetic Analyzer

Equipment in the MOLB Lab
ABI 3130xL Genetic Analyzer

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DNA Models

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DNA Models

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Recent Graduates

           
YEAR RECENT  GRADUATE DEGREE DEGREE  DATE ADVISOR DISSERTATION / THESIS  TITLE
           
2016 Pokharel, Mona PhD July 13, 2016 Dr. Angus Dawe TBA
           
           
2015          
  Baucom, Deana Ph.D. October 27, 2015 Dr. Rebecca Creamer The Toxic Fungal Endophyte Undifilum: New Species and Secondary Metabolite Enzymes
           
  Horn, Rebekah L. Ph.D. August 28, 2015 Dr. David E. Cowley The Use of a Living Fossil (Triops sp.) as a Model Organism to Explore the Integration of Ecology, Evolution and Development
           
  Vaziri-Gohar, Ali Ph.D. July 15, 2015 Dr. Kevin Houston Mechanistic Tamoxifen Studies and Protein Localization Assay Development in Breast Cancer Cells
           
  Price, David  Ph.D. July 10, 2015 Dr. Immo Hansen Small Mosquitoes, Large Implications        Effects of Combinations of Larval Conditions Including Starvation, Crowding and Temperature on the Transcriptome, Metabolome, Pre-and-Post Bloodfeeding, and Susceptibility to Dengue-2 in Adult Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes
           
  Peel, Amanda M.S. April 7, 2015 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan A Physiological, Molecular, and Biochemical Comparison of Medicago Sativa Overexpressing Glutamine Synthetase (GS) and Sucrose Phosphate Synthase (SPS)
           
  Alhawatema, Mohammad Ph.D. April 6, 2015 Dr. Rebecca Creamer Molecular Characterization and RNA-Induced Silencing of A Melanin Polyketide Synthase (PKS1) Gene in the Phytopathogenic Fungus Rhizoctonia Leguminicola
           
  Said, Joseph Ph.D. March 12, 2015 Dr. Zinfa Zhang A Comparative Meta-analysis of Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) Between Intraspecific Tetraploid Cotton Populations and the Development of a Cotton QTL Database
           
2014          
  Gregson, Jessica M.S. April 9, 2014 Dr. Adrian Unc Wastewater Metagenomics in a Wastewater Algal System; Laboratory Scale Evaluations
           
  Rascon, Adriana M.S. March 31, 2014 Dr. Jennifer Randall Analysis of CpLFY in Pecan Flowering
           
  Stamler, Rio Ph.D. March 21, 2014 Dr. Jennifer Randall Non-host Phytopphthora Induced Resistance for Disease Control in Capsicum Annuum
           
2013          
  Achata Bottger, Jorge Ph.D. December 11, 2013 Dr. Stephen Hanson Ultra-deep Sequencing as a Tool for Research on Beet Severe Curly Top Virus Mutation Rate
           
  Martinez Grimes, Martha Ph.D. October 25, 2013 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan The role of Sucrose Phosphate Synthase (SPS) in the Root Nodules of Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa)
           
  Vaziri, Pooneh M.S. August 16, 2013 Dr. Jennifer Curtiss Characterization of the Bristle mutant in Drosophila Melanogaster 
           
  Solano Campos, Frank Ph.D. June 12, 2013 Dr. Steve Hanson Heterologous Expression of Novel Bacillus Thuringiensis Crystal Proteins in Nicotiana Tabacum and Analysis of Their Nematicidal Activity Against the Root-knot Nematode Meloidogyne Incognita
           
  Jefferson, Gregory M.S. April 5, 2013 Dr. Kathryn A. Hanley Patterns and Mechanisms of Host Tropism in Avian Influenza in New Mexico
           
  Arteaga, Alexandra M.S. January 22, 2013 Dr. Jessica Houston Cataloging Autofluorescence Lifetimes of Intracellular Proteins for Flow Cytometry
           
2012          
  Lascano, Jenifer M.S. April 12, 2012 Dr. Kevin Houston Expression and Activation of G Protine-coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 (GPER, GPR30) in Estrogen-responsive Uterine Leiomyoma Cells
           
  Seger, Mark Ph.D. July 12, 2012 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan The Biochemical and Physiological Repercussions of the Constituvite Overexpression of Maize Sucrose Phosphate Synthase (SPS) Gene in  Alfalfa and Tobacco Plants
           
  Suzuki Hideaki Ph.D. June 29, 2012 Dr. Jinfa Zhang Transcriptomic and Mitochondrial Analysis of Cytoplasmic Male Sterility and Fertility Restoration in Cotton
           
2011          
  Angeles, Jorge Gil C. Ph.D. September 11, 2011 Dr. Jennifer Randall Fungi and Oomycete Promoters and Systems Analyses of Mycorrhizae Gene Interactions
           
  Mu, Rong Ph.D. May 11, 2011 Dr. Angus Dawe Investigation of Factors Associated with Vegetative Incompatibility and Virus Transmission in Gryphonectria Parasitica
           
  Peters, Sunday Ph.D. May 11, 2011 Dr. Milron Thomas Genome-wide Association Studies of Growth and Fertility in Brangus Heifers
           
  Shrestha, Sanjay Ph.D. May 11, 2011 Dr. Brad Shuster Insights into the Functions of Microtubule Bundling and Motor Proteins During Monopolar Cytokinesis
           
  Solano Campos, Frank M.S. April 11, 2011 Dr. Steve Hanson An Improved Non-manual Lysis of Nematodes for a Fast and Efficient DNA Isolation
           
  Johnson, David Ph.D. April 11, 2011 Dr. Jeff Smith Physiological Characteristics, Hydrogen Partial Pressure Kinetics and Microbial Community Analysis of a Novel Low-p Hydrogen Producing Microbiome
           
2010          
           
  Hoang, Chinh Quoc M.S. December 10, 2010 Dr. Jennifer Curtiss Exploring the Mechanisms by Which the Drosophila Pax6 (EY) Homeodomain Transcription Factor Controls Gene Expression
           
  Koul, Raman G. Ph.D. December 10, 2010 Dr. Peter Lammers Evidence of a Cryptic Sexual Cycle in an Ancient Asexual Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Glomus Intraradices
           
  Mukherjee, Suman Ph.D. August 10, 2010 Dr. Rebecca Creamer Characterization and Disruption of Saccharopine Reductase Gene from Swainsonine Producing Fungus Undifilum Oxytropis
           
  Solorzano, Fernando Ph.D. May 10, 2010 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Glutamine Synthetase Gene Regulation & Expression During Leaf Senescence
           
  Mukherjee, Swati Ph.D. May 10, 2010 Dr. Kathryn A. Hanley The Role of Non-structural Protein 4B in Counter-Regulation of Dengue Virus and Host RNA Interference
           
  Curtiss, Jessica M.S. May 10, 2010 Dr. Jinfa Zhang Genetic and Molecular Analysis of Semigamy in Cotton
           
  Barrow, Matthew J. Ph.D. May 10, 2010 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Insights in Understanding the Regulation of Methionine Biosynthesis; Engineering Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) for Increased Methionine Content
2009          
           
  Pando, Jasmine M. M.S. December 9, 2009 Dr. John Gustafson The Staphylococcus areus Ethanol Shock Stimulon
           
  De Jong, Marijn F. M.S. December 9, 2009 Dr. Peter Lammers Analysis of Algae for Biodiesel Fuel Production
           
  Martinez-Grimes, Martha M.S. December 9, 2009 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Analysis of Expression of Genes Involved in Carbon Metabolism in Root Nodules of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
           
  Rodriguez, Delany Ph.D. December 9, 2009 Dr. Brad Shuster Probing the Spatial Regulation of Cytokinesis by Chemical and Physical Micromanipulation of Sea Urchin Embryos
           
  Al-khatib, Rami Ph.D. November 9, 2009 Dr. Rebecca Creamer Physiological and Ultrastructural Effects of Lead (Pb) on Tobacco and on the Systemic Movement of RNA Viruses
           
  Ponds, Debra J. Ph.D. November 9, 2009 Dr. Barbara Lyons Cultivation of Hepatitis C Virus in a Three Dimensional Rotary Cell Culture System
           
  Simon, Bindu Ph.D. October 9, 2093 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Transcriptional and Posttranscriptional Regulation of Cytosolic Glutamine Synthetase Genes in Alfalfa
           
  Wilson, Olivia M.S. October 9, 2009 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan The 5'UTR of a Soybean GS, Gene (GmglnB1) Plays a Role in Translational Regulation
           
  Wang, Fei Ph.D. May 9, 2009 Dr. Jinfa Zang Molecular Analysis of Cytoplasmic Male Sterility (CMS) and Fertility Restoration in Cotton
           
  Nhan, Lam Ph.D. May 9, 2009 Dr. Rebecca Creamer Characterization of a New Curtovirus, Pepper Yellow Dwarf Virus, From Chile Pepper in New Mexico
           
2008          
  Sanjay Shrestha M.S. August 8, 2008 Dr. Charles Shuster Studying Human Mitotic Exit Network Using RNA Interference
           
  Salvador Lopez M.S. August 8, 2008 Dr. Glenn Kuehn Polyamine Oxidase: A Potential Source of Hydrogen Peroxide During the Hypersensitive Response
           
  Nyree E. Maes M.S. May 8, 2008 Dr. Kathryn Hanley The Impact of the Conserved Sequences in the Flavivirus 3' Untranslated Region on Vector Infectivity
           
2007          
  John S. Moraros Ph.D. December 7, 2007 Drs. Hugo L. Vilchis & Larry K. Olsen Human Papilloma Virus Infection and Cervical Cancer: Elucidation of a Causal Relation Through the Use of Molecular Biology and Epidemiological Research
           
  Yelena Bird Ph.D. December 7, 2007 Drs. Hugo L. Vilchis & Larry K. Olsen Identification and Use of a Novel Serum Biomarker in the Determination of Breast Cancer Risk Among Women in Juarez, Mexico
           
  Sharareh Siamakpour Reihani Ph.D. December 7, 2007 Dr. Barbara Lyons Investigating the Role of the Growth Factor Receptor Bound 7 Protein in Cell Migration and Cancer
           
  Olivia L. George Ph.D. December 7, 2007 Dr. Brad Shuster Using Chemical Biology to Probe the Regulation of Cell Division
           
  Ebenezer V. Tumban Ph.D. December 7, 2007 Dr. Kathryn Hanley Role of the Untranslated Regions in the Biology of the Flaviviridae
           
  Chinh Q. Hoang M.S. May 7, 2007 Dr. Geoffrey B. Smith EVALUATING THE EFFICIENCY OF TREATMENT PROCESSES AT THREE WASTEWATER RECLAMATION FACILITIES IN THE PASO DEL NORTE REGION AND THE ABILITY OF NANOCERAM POWDER TO RECOVER VIRUSES
           
2006          
  Mara-Koosham, Gopi M.S. August 6, 2006 Dr. Stephen F. Hanson Determination of Beet Curly Top Virus Replication Fidelity and its Implications for Evolution and Adaptation
           
  Thokala, Mercy S. Ph.D. June 6, 2006 Dr. Stephen F. Hanson Characterization of Cap Independent Translation in Potato Virus Y
           
2005          
  Mark Seger M.S. December 5, 2005 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Modulation of Cytosolic Glutamine Synthetase: Mesophyll-Specific VS Constitutive Overexpression
           
  Delany Rodriguez M.S. August 5, 2005 Dr. William Lott Separation of Capacitated and Non-Capacitated Sperm Cellular Populations, and Localization of Raft Related Proteins
           
  Tushun Renee Powers Ph.D. August 5, 2005 Dr. Michele Nishiguchi Determination of the Bacterial Communities in the Rumen and Their Impact on Protein Breakdown and Carbohydrate Utilization
           
  Rosario Carolina Gutierrez-Herrera M.S. August 5, 2005 Dr. Peter Lammers Development and Application of Methodology to Localize Expression of Genes and Protein in the Arbuscule Mycorrhizae Symbiosis
           
  Garcia-Ibilcieta, David M.S. July 5, 2005 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan  
           
  Lorenzo Aleman Ph.D. May 5, 2005 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Unraveling the Complexities of Sucrose Metabolism in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa): A Pursuit to Increase Sucrose-Phosphate Synthase Activity
           
  Jennifer J. Randall Ph.D. May 5, 2005 Dr. John D. Kemp Zein Protein Body Biogenesis in Transgenic Plants
           
           
           
2004          
  Rossio Karim Kersey M.S. August 4, 2004 Dr. Ian Ray Microarray Expression Analysis to Identify Drought Responsive Genes Involved in Photosynthesis, Carbohydrate, and Lipid Metabolism in Medicago sativa Leaves
           
  Salvador Moguel-Esponda Ph.D. July 28, 2004 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan The 3' Untranslated Region of Cytosolic Glutamine Synthetase Gene From Soybean (Glycine Max) Mediates Stability of its Transcript"
           
  Rossio Kersey Ph.D. June 22, 2004 Dr. Ian Ray General Aspects of Drought Stress Response
           
  Jehad Abubaker Ph.D. May 4, 2004 Dr. Peter Lammers Carbon Metabolism and Gene Regulation in Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi
           
  Swrnamala Ratnayaka M.S. May 4, 2004 Dr. Peter Lammers Genome Survey Sequencing of Glomus intraradices
           
2003          
  Robert Lynn Moore M.S. December 3, 2003 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Functional Analysis of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Green-Tissue Specific Promoters
           
  Mohammed A. Qutyan Ph.D. December 3, 2003 Dr. Geofrey Smith Characterization of Nitrite Reductase and Dichloromethane Dehalogenase in Hyphomicrobium Strains and Biological Activated Carbon Wastewater Microorganisms
           
  Luis Lorenzo Valera-Montero Ph.D. August 3, 2003 Dr. Gregory Phillips Agrobacterium-Mediated Stable Transformation of Capsicum Baccatum and C. Annuum
           
  Olivia L. George M.S. August 3, 2003 Dr. Charles Shuster Swainsonine Effects on Serum Alkaline Phosphatase
           
2002          
  Sarah Manion Higbie Ph.D. December 2, 2002 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Analysis of Transformed Alfalfa Overexpressing the Genes for Manganese Superoxide Dismutase or Ascorbate Peroxidase
           
  Johnette Koffa Browne-Silva Ph.D. May 2, 2002 Dr. Tammy May THE USE OF groEL AND 16SrRNA GENE SEQUENCES FOR CLASSIFICATION OF RUMINOCOCCUS ALBUS AND RUMINOCOCCUS FLAVEFACIENS BACTERIAL SPECIES AND FOR IDENTIFICATION OF UNKNOWN BACTERIA
           
  Marcela Zozaya Ph.D. May 2, 2002 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Regulation of Chloroplastic Glutamine Synthetase in Alfalfa
           
2001          
  Lorenzo Aleman M.S. May 1, 2001 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan Isolation and Characterization of Leaf-Specific Promoters from Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa)
           
  John Dee Randall Ph.D. May 1, 2001   Toxic Effects of Halogenated-Aliphatic Compounds: Competition for Carbon, and Recoverability of Perturbed Populations
           
  Jacob Gil Nevarez M.S. May 1, 2001   Isolation of Drought-Induced Genes From Habanero
           
2000          
  Xiaolin Xu M.S. December 1, 2000 Dr. Colleen B. Jonsson LOCALIZATION OF THE RNA BINDING DOMAIN OF HANTAVIRUS NUCLEOCAPSID PROTEIN
           
1999          
  Maneesha Raje Aluru Ph.D. December 1, 1999 Dr. Mary O'Connell MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF GENES EXPRESSED IN HABANERO (CAPSICUM CHINENSE) PLACENTA-A SITE OF CAPSAICINOID BIOSYNTHESIS
           
  Baidehi Mukherjee M.S. December 1, 1999 Dr. Joseph Wang DEVELOPING A DETECTION SYSTEM FOR A DNA BIOSENSOR
           
  Shaolin Liu M.S. August 1, 1999 Dr. Roy G. Cantrell COTTON GENETIC MAPPING AND QTL ANALYSIS USING SIMPLE SEQUENCE REPEATS MARKERS AND THE IDENTIFICATION OF THEIR CHROMOSOMAL LOCATIONS
           
  Natalie D. Russell M.S. August 1, 1999 Dr. Dean E. Hawkins USING MICROSATELLITES TO DETERMINE GENETIC SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES IN CRIOLLO CATTLE
           
  William Edward Severson Ph.D. May 1, 1999 Dr. Colleen B. Jonsson ENCAPSIDATION PROPERTIES OF THE HANTAVIRUS NUCLEOCAPSID PROTEIN AND EFFECT OF RIBAVIRIN ON HANTAVIRUS REPLICATION
           
1998          
  Armando Varela Ph.D. July 1, 1998 Dr. Elba E. Serrano SACCULAR SENSORY EPITHELIUM DEVELOPMENT AND DRK (Kv2) CHANNEL EXPRESSION IN THE XENOPUS LAEVIS INNER EAR
           
  Jutta Yvette Gardner-Johnson Ph.D. May 1, 1998 Dr. Glenn Kuehn ISOLATION, SEQUENCING, AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE GENE FOR POLYAMINE OXIDASE FROM AVENA SATIVA L. (OATS)
           
  Sreenatha S. Kirakodu Ph.D. May 1, 1998 Dr. Elba E. Serrano COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PROTON-ATPASE AND ACTIN TRANSCRIPTS FROM PHASEOLUS ACUTIFOLIUS AND VICIA FABA
           
  Mini Balakrishnan Ph.D. May 1, 1998 Dr. Colleen B. Jonsson THE RETROVIRAL INTEGRASE: ENZYME-SUBSTRATE INTERACTIONS
           
1997          
  Kevin Jay Morey Ph.D. December, 1997 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION OF THE GLUTAMINE SYNTHETASE GENE FAMILY IN SOYBEAN
           
  Mary Elyse Lucero Ph.D. December, 1997 Dr. Mary O'Connell BIOTRANSFORMATION OF HIGH EXPLOSIVES BY THE SOLANACEOUS PLANT DATURA INNOXIA
           
  Ella Jean Andazola M.S. December, 1997 Dr. Geoffrey B. Smith COMBINED USE OF ELISA AND ION MOBILITY SPECTROMETRY IN THE DETECTION OF PATHOGENS
           
  Jennifer J. Randall M.S. August, 1997 Dr. John D. Kemp TARGETING AND STABILIZATION OF 10kD AND 15kD ZEINS IN TRANSGENIC TABACCO
           
  Delfina Dominguez Ph.D. May, 1997 Dr. James H. Hageman IMMUNOCYTOCHEMICAL LOCALIZATION OF A CALMODULIN-LIKE PROTEIN FROM BACILLUS SUBTILIS
           
  Christopher Edward Williams M.S. May, 1997 Dr. Elba E. Serrano REVERSE TRANSCRIPTAASE - POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION ANALYSIS OF ACTIN EXPRESSION IN THE XENOPUS LAEVIS INNER EAR
           
  Marcela Beatriz Trevino Ph.D. May, 1997 Dr. Mary O'Connell DROUGHT-INDUCED GENE EXPRESSION IN PLANTS: ANALYSIS OF THE NON-SPECIFIC LIPID TRANSFER PROTEIN GENE FAMILY IN THED DROUGHT-TOLERANT TOMATO SPECIES
           
  Sergio Torres M.S. May, 1997 Dr. Peter Lammers EXPRESSION OF CYP110 AND IMMUNOCYTOLOCALIZATION OF A CYANOBACTERIAL CYTOCHROME P450 IN ANABAENA sp. PCC 7120
           
  James St. Clair Womack M.S. May, 1997 Dr. Geoffrey B. Smith ANAEROBIC BIODEGRADATION OF BENZENE AND THE RAPD ANALYSSIS OF DEGRADING MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES: EXPRESSION VS. GENETIC POTENTIAL
           
  Jennifer Lee Rychlik M.S. May, 1997 Dr. Tammy May THE USE OF MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL TECHNIQUES TO INVESTIGATE THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN RUMINAL BACTERIA
           
1996          
  Sudeesha Kunjibettu Ph.D. December, 1996 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan NITROGEN-FIATION-DEPENDENT REGULATION OF GLUTAMINE SYNTHETASE (GS1) ENZYME IN SOYBEAN ROOT NODULES--TRANSCRIPTION, ASSEMBLY OF SUBUNITS AND HOLOPROTEIN TURNOVER
           
  Zhongtang Yu Ph.D. August, 1996 Dr. Geoffrey B. Smith BIODECHLORINATION AND BIODEGRADATION OF CHLORINATED ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS UNDER ANAEROBIC CONDITIONS
           
  Megan Bruce Carver Ph.D. July, 1996 Dr. Glenn Kuehn TRANSGLUTAMINASE-CATALYZED FORMATION OF AN e-(y-GLUTAMYL)-LYSINE CROSSLINK IN MERISTEMATIC MEDICAGO SATIVA L. (ALFALFA) TISSUE
           
  Jay Michael Shockey Ph.D. July, 1996 Dr. John D. Kemp IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF LIPID BIOSYNTHETIC ENZYMES IN DEVELOPING SEED OF JOJOBA
           
  Jeongwon Lee Jun Ph.D. May, 1996 Dr. James H. Hageman DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A PROTEASOME IN Bacillus subtilis CELLS
           
  A. Inez Feder M.S. May, 1996 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan EXPRESSION PATTERN OF THE SYMBIOSIS ENHANCED CHALCONE SYNTHASE GENE MEMBER OF SOYBEAN IN SUSPENSION CULTURE AND TRANSGENIC PLANTS
1995          
  Diane B. McLaughlin M.S. December 1, 1995 Dr. Peter J. Lammers MONITORING THE EXPRESSION OF GENES ENCODED IN THE nifD ELEMENT OF ANABAENA sp. PCC 7120 USING RT-PCR AND SPECIFIC ANTIBODIES
           
  Mohammed A. AL-Omair M.S. August, 1995 Dr. Glenn Kuehn ACCUMULATION AND EXCRETION OF COMMON AND UNCOMMON POLYAMINES INDUCED BY TOXIC METAL IONS IN CYANIDIUM CALDARIUM
           
  Vagdevi Tatineni M.S. May, 1995 Dr. Roy G, Cantrell GENETIC DIVERSISTY IN COTTON DETERMINED BY RANDOM AMPLIFIED POLYMORPHIC DNA (RAPD) MARKERS AND MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS
           
  Tao Wei Ph.D. May, 1995 Dr. Mary A. O'Connell A DROUGHT-AND ABSCISIC ACID (ABA)-INDUCIBLE H1 HISTONE GENE FROM A DROUGHT-RESISTANT WILD TOMATO SPECIES
1994          
  Dominique Roche Ph.D. December, 1994 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan REGULATION OF GLUTAMINE SYNTHETASE ACTIVITY IN ROOTS AND NODULES OF SOYBEANS -- SYNTHESIS, ASSEMBLY AND TURNOVER
           
  Nathan C. Reiter M.S. December, 1994 Dr. Mary A. O'Connell ANALYSIS OF atp6 FROM L. PENNELLII; POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT WITH TOMATO / L. PENNELLII CYBRID MUTANT PHENOTYPE
           
  Richard Arthur McDonald Ph.D. July, 1994 Dr. Suzanne Gartner GENETIC VARIATION AMONG HIV-1 gp120 GENES: MACROPHAGE TROPISM REVISITED
           
  Mario De La Pena Ph.D. July, 1994 Dr. James H. Hageman CATALASE ACTIVITY AND PROTEOLYSIS OF BACILLUS SUBTITIS DURING SPORULATION
1993          
  Marc Anthony Alvarez M.S. December, 1993 Dr. James L. Botsford ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A 2, 4, 6-TRINITROTOLUENE-DEGRADING MICROORGANISM
1992          
  Owen White Ph.D. December, 1992 Dr. Christopher A. Fields COMMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF DNA
           
  William Augustine Palmisano Ph.D. December, 1992 Dr. James H. Hageman MOLECULAR CLONING AND EXPRESSION OF THE THYMUS-SPECIFIC B-PARVALBUMIN DESIGNATED AVIAN THYMIC HORMONE
           
  Elizabeth Marie Estabrook Ph.D. May, 1992 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan EXPRESSION OF GENES ENCODING FOR THE PHENYLPROPANOID BIOSYNTHETIC ENZYMES DURING THE GLYCINE MAX-BRADYRHIZOBIUM JAPONICUM SYMBIOSIS
           
  Hannes Eckart Richter Ph.D. May, 1992 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan GENOMIC ORGANIZATION AND EVOLUTIONARY DYNAMICS OF A HIGHLY EXPRSSED LATE NODULIN GENE SUBFAMILY IN SOYBEANS
           
  ALEXANDER JOHN RYNCARZ II Ph.D. May, 1992 Dr. Peter J. Lammers CHARACTERIZATION AND SEQUENCE OF THE OPEN READING FRAMES OF THE nifD ELEMENT FROM ANABAENA 7120. WITH THE IDENTIFICATION OF A POSSIBLE INVERSION ELEMENT
           
  Cindy Rene Peach Ph.D. May, 1992 Dr. Jeff P. Velten TRANSCRIPTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE DIVERGENT MANNOPINE SYNTHASE PROMOTERS (PMAS 1 PMAS2) IN TRANSGENIC NICOTIANA TABACUM
           
  Carolyn Judith Meduski Ph.D. May, 1992 Dr. Jeff P. Velten INVESTIGATION OF A VIROID-mRNA TRANS-SPLICING HYPOTHESIS
1991          
  Mark Edward Waugh M.S. August, 1991 Dr. Mary A. O'Connell GENOMIC RESPONSE TO DESICCATION AND HEAT SHOCK IN Tortula ruralis AT THE PROTEIN LEVEL
           
  Osama Ahmed Momtaz Ph.D. May, 1991 Dr. J.J. Ellington ISOLATION OF FRUITWALL-SPECIFIC GENE FROM COTTON PLANT (Gossypium hirsutum)
           
  Michael J. Spence Ph.D. May, 1991 Dr. Peter J. Lammers ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A PHASEOLUS VULGARIS cDNA ENCODING PHYTOFERRITIN
1990          
  Augusta Benine Bonnema, Ir Ph.D. December, 1990 Dr. Mary A. O'Connell Inheritance of the Organellar Genomes in Tomato Fusion Products and Effects of Alloplasmic Substitution on Vigor of Tomato Cybrids
           
  Margaret Beckwith Harloe M.S. August, 1990 Dr. Melvin J. Oliver EXPRESSION OF SYNTHETIC GENES FOR SMALL ANTIMICROBIAL PROTEINS IN PLANTS
           
  M. V. Ramanujam M.S. August, 1990 Dr. James H. Hageman TRANSGLUTAMINASE ACTIVITY IN VEGETATIVE AND SPORULATING CELLS OF B. subtilis 168
           
  Leonard Thomas Leyba M.S. May, 1990 Dr. Peter J. Lammers IN VIVO SELECTION ASSAY FOR SITE-SPECIFIC RECOMBINATION OF THE ANABAENA nif D EXCISION IN E. COLI
           
  Wilas Nirunsuksiri Ph.D. May, 1990 Dr. Champa Sengupta-Gopalan EXAMINATION OF CERTAIN NODULIN GENES: ISOLATION, CHARACTERIZATION AND ANALYSIS OF EXPRESSION DURING SOYBEAN NODULE DEVELOPMENT
1989          
  Nancy Ann Reichert Ph.D. December 1, 1989 Dr. John D. Kemp MODIFICATIONS OF THE BEAN B-PHASEOLIN GENE AND RELATED IMPACT ON EXPRESSION IN TRANSGENIC TOBACCO
           
           

 

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