Recent Graduates

 

RECENT  GRADUATES

 

Year

Recent Graduate

Degree

Degree Date

Advisor

Dissertation/Thesis Title

2018
Willette, Stephanie PhD October 22, 2018 Dr. Omar Holguin TBA
Alturkistany, Faisal PhD March 27, 2018 Dr. Jessica Houston TBA
Vaziri, Pooneh PhD March 9, 2018 Dr. Jennifer Curtiss Characterization of Bl1 mutants in Drosophila melanogaster
2017
Jogalekar, Manasi P. PhD November 6, 2017 Dr. Elba Serrano Tissue Engineering Scaffolds and Growth Factors Modulate Cancer Cell Morphology and Gene Expression
Noor, Aiza PhD November 6, 2017 Dr. Rebecca Creamer Microscopic analysis of a non-pathogenic relationship of Alternaria section Undifilum within locoweed, Chaetothyriales associated with Ipomoea carnea and molecular comparison of a fungal ketide synthase involved in swainsonine biosynthesis
Nusayr, Tesneem PhD June 30, 2017 Dr. Rebecca Creamer Characterization of a Groel-like Protein from Candidatus Sulcia Muelleri, an Endosymbiont of Beet Leafhopper, and its Interaction with Geminivirus Protein
2016
Pokharel, Mona PhD July 13, 2016 Dr. Angus Dawe Investigating virus-mediated disruption of the polyamine metabolism pathway in the plant pathogen Cryphonectria parasitica
2015
Baucom, Deana L. 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 Ph.D. 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
Julie Ann Owen M.S. August 9, 2001 Dr. Tammy May The Isolaton of a Dipeptidyl Peptidase Gene From the Ruminal Bacterium Prevotella Ruminicola
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
Toni Lorraine Morales M.S. May, 1997 Dr. Glenn D. Kuehn APPLICATION OF THE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR) FOR CHARACTERIZING THE GENE FOR TRANSGLUTAMINASE FROM A MERISTEMATIC MEDICAGO SATIVA L. (ALFALFA) BUD TISSUE cDNA LIBRARY
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
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