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Theses from 2020

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Generating Zika Vaccine Candidates Using Nhumirim Virus as a Backbone, Mariam A. Atobiloye

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Assessing the Effect of Bile and Oxygen Availability on the Redox Status of Listeria monocytogenes Strain F2365, Sukriti Bhattarai

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Molecular Characterization of Wolbachia and its Impact on the Microbiome of Exotic and United States Ticks, Cailyn G. Bobo

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The effect of truncated complement constructs on biofilm formation, protease production, and pigmentation, Cara L. Cothern

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Amplification and Potential Transformation of Human Syntaxin-17 into Model E. coli, Taylor H. Gore

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Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Are Sensitive to the Cytotoxicity of Nitric Oxide: Biological Implications for Early Embryogenesis, McKenzie C. Hargis

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Evaluating biogenesis of 5’-tailed mirtrons, Jonathan D. Hoover

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A comparison of egg desiccation tolerance and development under different temperatures for three common Aedes mosquitoes, Shelby A. Hosch

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Investigating roles for RNA turnover processes in cell signaling through Drosophila melanogaster genetic mosaics, Sudiksha Rathan Kumar

Alpha-Gal Syndrome: Molecular Characterization of Amblyomma americanum α-D-galactosidase in α-gal Metabolism and Onset of Red Meat Allergy, Ahmed A. Mohamed

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Patterns of Genomic Introgression in Topminnow Hybrid Zones, Amanda F. Ray

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Cloning and Expression of Human Synaptosome Associated Protein 29 in E. coli, Logan M. Ryals

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The Effects of Light on the Bacterial Biomass of Decomposing Leaf Litter in Freshwater, Savannah L. Underwood

Theses from 2019

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microRNA Identification and Target Prediction in the Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci), Alexis Aleman

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HIV-1 Integrase Multimerization By Quinoline Based Drugs, Samer Beauti

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The Impact of Oxygen on the Intracellular Survival of Listeria monocytogenes, Amber N. Coats

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Transformation of Model Organisms with Munc13-1 for Subcloning and Protein Harvesting, Grace Dittmar

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Age-Related Tick Infestation Patterns in Springtime Migratory Passerines, Matthew Dunning

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A Global Synthesis Reveals Litter Stoichiometry and Lignin Constrain Fungal Colonization and Decomposition Across Standing Dead Macrophytes, Tori A. Herbert

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The Importance of RND-type Efflux Pumps in the Interactions of Pseudomonas aeruginosa with 4-Methoxybenzaldehyde, Sanchirmaa Namjilsuren

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The Incorporation of Lipids into the Cellular Membrane of Salmonella, Betsy H. Redfern

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The DNA Damage Response Gene DDR48 Regulates Sterol Synthesis Genes to Confer Antifungal Resistance to the Pathogenic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum, Gabriella Reyes

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Fate of Ingested RNA in the Two-Spotted Spider Mite, Obrie D. Scarbrough

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Checklist of the Vascular Flora, Restoration Plans, and Educational Interpretive Signs for a Remnant Prairie at the Lakewood Memorial Cemetery, Hinds County, Mississippi, Olivia Shelton

Theses from 2018

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Does Interest Equal Success? Evaluating Student Perceptions of the Study of Biology and their Effects on Student Success in an Introductory Biology Course, Courtney Irene Barlow

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Disruption of RNA Metabolism by Zika Virus, Maggie Lea Dickerson

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Interactions of Fire and Herbivory on the Management of Ilex glabra in Longleaf Pine Forests, Courtney R. Filliben

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The Subcloning and Expression of Munc18a in Escherichia coli for Antibody Production and Analysis in Mast Cell Degranulation Reactions, Brandi Goble

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Lead, Copper, and Iron in University Tap Water, Alison McLendon

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Genetic Estimates of the Number of Breeding Adults in Alligator Gar From the Choke Canyon Reservoir, Texas, E. Blayne Newsome

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Effects of Acorns on Populations of Aedes Mosquitoes, Rachel Rogers

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Effect of Reinforcement Selection on Mate Selection Rates of Gambusia affinis and Gambusia holbrooki, Molly Stephens

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Sibship Reconstruction for Inferring the Number of Breeders of Gulf Sturgeon in the Apalachicola River, Robbilyn Verges

Theses from 2017

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Identifying Behavioral Response Trends Following Aggression in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), Breanna M. Cheri

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The msaABCR Operon Mutant Staphylococcus aureus is Deficient in Persister Cells, Aaliyah D. Cole

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Phylogenetic Relationships of Salicaceae Based on Analyses of Nuclear DNA Data, John Marshall Diffey

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A Survey of Lake Thoreau’s Benthic Invertebrate Community, Elizabeth A. Dobronski

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Laterality Preferences Completing a Tool-Use Task in Asian Small-Clawed Otters (Aonyx cinereus), Stephanie E. James

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A Study of Object Play in Captive Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), Victoria L. Johnson

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Effects of Temperature Gradient, Substrate Composition, and Canopy Cover On the Spatial Distribution of Topminnow Species: Fundulus notatus and Fundulus olivaceus, Austin M. King

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Effects of Marsh Fragmentation and Patch Area On Fish and Nekton Assemblages in Mississippi, Jennifer R. Main

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Phylogenetic Relationships of the Genera of Achariaceae Based on Analyses of Morphological and DNA Data, Corey L. Pagart

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Salinity Tolerance of Gambusia affinis, Sarah Rubelowsky

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Predatory Nature and Food Preferences Among Captive Otolemur garnettii, Morgan N. Ruby

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Personality Traits as Predictors of Pair-housing Compatibility in Garnett's Greater Bushbabies (Otolemur garnettii), Karen A. Schaffer

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Production of Antibodies for Specific Detection of Dengue Virus-2 By Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy, E. Ashley Thompson

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Generation of Mutant SNAP-23 to Arrest Mast Cell Degranulation at Trans-SNARE Complex Formation, Suzette Wafford-Turner

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Morphological, Genetic, and Environmental Characterization of an Unusual Population of Isoetes (Isoetaceae, Lycopodiophyta), Shannon L. Walker

Theses from 2016

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Expression of Glycine-Rich Proteins Found In Salivary Glands of the Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum) Using a Mammalian Cell Line, Annabelle Clark

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Using Intrinsic Properties of Polyaniline to Sense Expression of the microRNA Let-7, Jared N. Gloria

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Painless Hematophagy: The Functional Role of Novel Tick Metalloproteases in Pain Suppression, Joseph W. Jelinski

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Awareness of Biological Mechanisms of Artificial Sweeteners and the Effects of Increased Awareness Via Video Media On Intent To Change Dietary Habits In Traditional College-Age Students, Cassie A. Mahler

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Mating Behaviors Exhibited by a Captive Male Pacific Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens), Jessica M. McCord

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Vascular Flora of the Possum Walk Trail at the Infinity Science Center, Hancock County, Mississippi, Hanna M. Miller

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Functional Significance of Branch Points in Mirtrons, Britton A. Strickland

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The UAS-Gal4 System in D. melanogaster: An Insight into the Influence of microRNAs on the Developmental Pathways of the Wing, Emily R. Wilson

Theses from 2015

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The Acoustics of Introduction: An Analysis of Vocalizations from the Captive Introduction of an Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, Cheyenne M. Brady

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The Evolution of Body Size in the Order Siluriformes, D Cooper Campbell

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Species Delimitation and Phylogenetic Relationships of the Wild Yams (Dioscorea) Native to Eastern North America, Tori A. Collins

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A New Species of Euphorbia Subgenus Chamaesyce Section Alectoroctonum (Euphorbiaceae) From Limestone Hills of Wayne County, Mississippi, Andrew C. Fennell

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Alternative Material Nest Boxes and Impacts on Nestling Physiology and Adult Behavior in the Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis), Jamie E. Jackson

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Characterization of Embryonic Stem Cell-Differentiated Cells as Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Rachael N. Kuehn

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Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Behaviors in the Presence of Active and Non-Active Shrimp Trawlers in the Mississippi Sound, Crysta M. Lorenz

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Activation of NF-κB Transcription Factor During In Vitro Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells, Natalya A. Ortolano

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Does Gut Microbiota Affect the Diet Preference In Anurans?, Jordan A. Rice

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Tracking Plastid Gene Migration in Karenia brevis, Kelly E. Scott

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Influence of Benagene Supplementation in Conjunction with High Intensity Cycling Exercise, Wilson P. Simmons

Theses from 2014

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Restoring the Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris) Forests Using Pineywoods Cattle Grazing in Conjunction with Prescribed Burning, L. Tyler Albin

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Differences In Consumption Rates Between Juvenile and Adult Laccophilus fasciatus rufus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) On Larval Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae), Carmen E. Bofill

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Evaluation of a Small Molecule As a Method To Stabilize the Formation of a Four-Way DNA Junction, Ann Marie Brahan

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Adult Interspecific Interactions between the Mosquitoes Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus, Silvano R. Daniels

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Solving the Obesity Problem One Bite at a Time: A Review of Interventions, Sally Catherine Davis

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Investigating the Co-Regulatory Role of Midline and Extramacrochaetae In Regulating Eye Development and Vision in Drosophila melanogaster, Lillian M. Forstall

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Subcloning and Expression of Complexin Isoforms Involved in Mast Cell Degranulation, Cameron Blake King

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Role of IL-17 in CD8+ T Cell Mediated Clearance of West Nile Virus, Jordan E. Lowery

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Carbon and Nitrogen Analysis To Determine Competitive Outcome For Three Species of Container Mosquitoes, John Lloyd Martin

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Modification of a Fluorescent Particle Tracer Technique for Estimation of the Ingestion Rate of the Deposit-Feeding Polychaete, Capitella teleta, Ryan J. Parker

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Regulation of Gene Expression in Karenia brevis, Skylar C. Rodgers

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Study of the Function of the Mold Specific Gene MS95 in DNA Repair in the Pathogenic, Dimorphic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum, Erin M. Smith

Theses from 2013

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Periphytic Algal Photosynthesis as a Stimulator of Detrital Processing By Microbial Heterotrophs, Jacob R. Barry

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Delivery of Antiviral siRNA with Gold Nanoparticle Against Dengue Virus, Amanda J. Cooley

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Deletion of Putative msa Operon Gene Fragment and Its Phenotypic Characterization in Community Acquired-Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 Strain LAC, Reem A. Dawoud

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The Trap-Neuter-Return Program as a Means for Collecting, Analyzing, and Comparing Data in Animal Care Facilities in Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi, Stephanie T. Doty

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Plasmodium Prevalence in Northern Cardinals Over An Eight Month Period, Kaylee M. Gentry

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Intergenic Regions and Repeating Gene Sequences in the Dinoflagellate Karenia brevis, Colleen A. Gregg

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Determination of 14C-Acetate Incorporation to Fungal Mass Conversion Factors of Selected Saprophytic Fungal Organisms, Jakayla M. Harrell

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An Examination of the Social Functions of Mouth Behaviors in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), Kirsten E. Lapuyade

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Identification of an Unknown Intracellular Organism in Karenia brevis, Daniel O. McArthur

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Using Manipulative Models to Develop Tree-Thinking, Donaven C. McLaurin

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Fluctuating Asymmetry of Menidia beryllina as a Measure of the Environmental Stress Caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Savannah A. Michaelsen

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Drosophila T-Box Transcription Factor Midline Functions in the Notch-Delta Signaling Pathway to Regulate Sensory Organ Precursor Cell Fate and Cell Survival and Embryonic Development Profile of Midline, Senseless, and Achaete in the CNS and PNS, Joseph D. Saucier

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Developmental Expression Profile of Bric á Brac 2, Midline and H15 in the Developing Eye and Central Nervous System of Drosophila melanogaster, Petra Visic

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Arthropod Density In a Fragmented Urban Landscape Along the Northern Coast of the Gulf Of Mexico, Anna E. Williams

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Characterization of the Function of a Mold Specific Gene, MS95, in the Pathogenic Dimorphic Fungus, Histoplasma capsulatum, Danielle J. Williamson

Theses from 2012

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The Identification of Arachnid Species in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Lauren Auer

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Determining the Diversity of Wetland Fungi through Molecular-based Species Identification, Kimberly Chesteen

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Spiders of Riparian Communities in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Belize, Megan Chevis

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The Effects of an Informal Science Education Setting on Students’ Attitudes towards Learning Science, Lauren Finley

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The Role of Midline and Pexin10 in Regulating Drosophila Eye Development, John Forstall

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Flora of the Gopher Farm Sandhill, Wayne County, Mississippi, Shira Brittany Nicholson