Student Year Title
Beatrice V. Bugos  2023 Science & Education: A Journey through Washington Fossil Plant Collections
Sarah Dormer  2023 Examining Potential Beurodegenerative Effects of Fenpyroximate on Apis mellifera and Development of Larval Rearing Protocols
Kelci M. Hooker  2023 Investigating a Potential Cloacal Microbiome-Immune System Relationship in the Striped Plateau Lizard (Sceloporus virgatus) 
Christina Nguyen 2023 Genetic Analysis of Phytochrome Mutants and lazy-2 in Solanum lycopersicum (Tomato) for Light-Gravity Signaling Connection
Ebersole, Alexi 2022 The Ecomorphology and Resource Use of Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus Occidentalis) Populations in Washington State 
Chen, Natalie  2022 The effects pf heat stress on diploid and tetraploid Arabidopsis thaliana 
Grealish, Sean 2021 Understanding the Timescale and Community Ecology of Nurse Log Succession in the Hoh Temperate Rainforest 
Llewellyn, Bethany  2021 Urban bird communities of small recreational Tacoma parks vary with habitat characteristics but not park size or neighborhood comparison 
Dillon, Noah 2020 Cut to the chase: Microbial methylphosphate degradation through the C-P lyase pathway in Puget Sound waters
Fairbanks, Jessica Nicole 2020 Effect of bisphenol-S on p53 expression in ovarian tissue of zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Freund, Nicole G. 2020 Interaction and Characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana F-BOX STRESSED INDUCED 1 and ANAPHASE PROMOTING COMPLEX 8
Goldberg, Chelsea 2020 Verifying the genotypes of higher order mutants for lazy, phytochrome A, phytochrome B1, and phytochrome B2, and understanding the relationship between the lazy gene and these phytochromes in tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum)
Hamilton, Kaela 2020 Analysis of the factors that influence epiphyte species composition, abundance, and biomass on Acer macrophyllum in the Hoh temperate rainforest
McHugh, Gabriel Nicholas 2020 Neuroendocrine disruption in Zebrafish (Danio rerio): The Impact of Stress, Drugs, and Peromones
Moore, Spencer 2020 A Novel Dataset for Probing Expression of the FBX Gene Family under Conditions of Abiotic Stress in Arabidopsis thaliana
Perotti, Olivia 2020 Antifungal Capabilities of the Sceloporus virgatus Cloacal Microbiome
Salido, Elsa 2020 A Role for Phytochrome F in Tomato Development
Sanz, Sarah 2020 Determining the Influence of Sceloporus virgatus (Striped Plateau Lizard) Female Cloacal Microbiomes on Conspecific Male Behavior
Sealander, Maya Jayne 2020 The Roles of Phytochromes A, B1, and B2 in Reversing the LAZY-2 Phenotype in Solanum lycopersicum
Stewart, Erin 2020 Beavers Buffering Blazes: The Potential Role of Castor canadensis in Mitigating Wildfire Impacts on Stream Ecosystems
Fulton, Elena 2019 Interaction Between Arabidopsis thaliana F-BOX STRESS INDUCED Family Proteins and Transducin-Like Proteins
Gonzalez, Samuel 2019 Elucidating the Feeding Roles of PRL-1 in the Larval Brain of Drosophila melanogaster
Izzo, Andrew 2019 Modeling Optimal Foraging and the Marginal Value Theorem in Barley Roots (Hordeum vulgare)
Nania, Tessa 2019 Using Wear of Ingested Plastic and Age of Seabirds to Infer Retention Time
Parlan, Emily 2019 The Protein Interaction Network of the F-BOX STRESS INDUCED (FBS) Family in Arabidopsis thaliana
Alexander, Bridget 2018 Effect of Altered Redox Environments on Proteins Involved in Cancer Using the Model Organism Drosophila melanogaster
Apathy, Ryan 2018 Do 14-3-3 Proteins Interact with the F-box Stress Induced Protein Family in Arabidopsis thaliana?
Dixon, Danielle Ericka 2018 Characterizing the Role of Phytochrome E and F in Tomato Plant Development
Foote, Heather Christine 2018 Bisphenol A influences expression of ß-catenin in the zebrafish follicular WNT/ß-catenin pathway
Maleta, Katy 2018 The Influence of Nurse Log Moss communities on Tree Seedlings in Temperate Rainforests
Nevins, L. McKinley 2018 Factors Influencing Epiphyte Distributions in Temperate Rainforests
O'Connor, Lily 2018 The F-BOX STRESS INDUCED gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana abiotic stress responses
Triolo, Rosalie E. 2018 Pro-Cancer Effects of Antioxidants: What Can Model Organisms Tell Us?
Bolejack, Madi 2017 Exposure to herbicides and the bee brain: Paraquat, death, and dopamine-immunoreactive neuron death in the honeybee, Apis mellifera, and the bumblebee, Bombus impatiens
Johnson, Amanda Elizabeth 2017 Using feathers to determine temporal trends in PBDE concentrations in seabirds
Newsum, Toshiro Francis 2017 Identifying purging in mixed-mating populations of Mimulus guttatus, the common yellow monkeyflower
Welsh, Frances 2017 The effect of redox environment on function of the Drosophila PRL protein
Balkam, Natalie 2016 Determining a lack of genetic divergence among annual and perennial populations of Mimulus guttatus
Casey, Macaulie A. 2016 Markers for the Wnt/ß-catenin pathway respond to steroid hormones and bisphenol A in a dose-dependent manner
Dewey, Cheyenne 2016 Microbial mat bacterial diversity and abundance varies between different sulfidic habitats in Puget Sound, WA
Lyon, Nicholas Jefferson 2016 Mytilus mussels as bio-indicators of regional microplastic contamination trends
Mitchell, Olivia 2016 Physiological and environmental effects of microplastic ingestion on Mytilus spp. mussels in Puget Sound
Teesdale, Alexandra 2016 Growth patterns and identification of distal accessory root structures (DARHS) on Zostera marina in Commencement Bay, WA
Anderson, Drew 2015 Role of red-light induced phytochrome A in Solanum lycopersicum germination and seed storage protein metabolism
Brown, Emily 2015 The effects of detraining on gene expression profiles in rat soleus muscle after acute exercise
Cox, Madison S. 2015 Investigating the cloacal microbial diversity of the striped plateau lizard, Sceloporus virgatus
Frye, Katie 2015 Shape versus architecture in the attack by predatory bacterium Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus
Ihinger, Jacie 2015 Role of polyploidy in speciation arising from a single allopolyploidization event
Onaga, Beth 2015 Effects of progesterone on cell death during oocyte maturation in Danio rerio
Neiman, Trent 2015 Behavioral syndromes and their plasticity in the Striped Plateau Lizard (Sceloporus virgatus)
Raiders, Stephan 2015 Characterization of a potential novel player in the TOR growth pathway in Drosophila melanogaster
Sherva, Kara M. 2015 Localization of dPRL-1 in the egg chambers of Drosophila melanogaster
Slaugh, Grete 2015 RNAi-mediated gene knockout of the tomato phytochromes PHYE and PHYF
Stephan, Shelley C. 2015 Effect of long-term land application of Class B biosolids on the uptake of trace elements in dryland wheat grain
Straube, Corinne 2015 Cost of having a sexually selected trait: Testing hypotheses with male fiddler crabs (Uca pugilator) bearing large major claws
Tetreau, Skyler 2015 Investigating the effects of bisphenol A on sustained movement in the pond snail Helisoma trivolvis
Asbe, Amelia 2014 Mechanisms of reversion in Arabidopsis suecica
Crutchfield-Peters, Kelsey 2014 δ13C analysis of soil-respired CO2 reveals short-term rapid metabolism of C4 sugar in the Puget Lowland Prairies
Dixon, Holly 2014 Strengthening the geohistorical perspective: Stable isotope analysis of modern small mammal diet near Last Canyon Cave, Pryor Mountains, MT
Giese, Morgan 2014 Construction of predator-borne transcriptional fusions for in vivo interrogation of prey cell periplasmic environment
Gordon, Spencer 2014 Regulation of flower development and flower reversion in Arabidopsis suecica
Ho, David 2014 Metagenomic sequencing reveals shifts in soil microbial communities: Do these shifts suggest a mechanism for the success of non-native plants after sucrose amendment?
Lee, Jin kyong 2014 Differences in bacterial diversity between sediments from eelgrass beds and sulfide seeps in Commencement Bay, WA
Lim, Ariana 2014 Bacterial infection among various substrates in high sulfide areas of Commencement Bay
Rotstan, Kelly 2014 Phytochrome-mediated signaling via Lazy-2 may be required for normal phototropism and normal auxin localization
Solhaug, Erik 2014 Increased photosynthetic and metabolic efficiency leads to hybrid vigor in Arabidopsis suecica
Wallace, Alisa 2014 The use of integumental pheromones for intraspecific communication and preliminary evidence for behavioral syndromes in the striped plateau lizard (Sceloporus virgatus)
Blanks, Jason 2013 Using gateway cloning in E. coli and S. cerevisiae to create an expression system for the Drosophila surface protein lachesin
Bunn, Bryce 2013 CAAX motif is required for lateral-apical localization and growth suppressive effects of overexpressed PRL-1 in Drosophila melanogaster wing epithelial cells
Charvoz, Anthony M. 2013 Long-term effects of controlled fires on striped plateau lizard (Sceloporus virgatus)
Feinstein, Olivia 2013 Northern fulmars (fulmaris glacialis) as bioindicators of endocrine disrupting plasticizers in the marine surface environment
Ferrara, Grace A. 2013 Optimal foraging in the intertidal: Why glaucous-winged gulls prefer to consume Pisaster ochraceus and Evasterias troschelii over Henricia spp.
Goldberg, Jay Keche 2013 Skin lipids of the striped plateau lizard (Sceloporus virgatus) may signal reproductive quality and sexual receptivity
Lochner, Riley 2013 Characterizing bacterial diversity at a marine anthropogenic sulfide seep
Pincus, Nathan 2013 Determining the potential activity of Wnt signaling during zebrafish oocyte maturation
Smith, Phoebe 2013 MalA, an α-Glucosidase from B. bacteriovorus: Purification of the enzyme and characterization of inhibition by isomaltose, palatinose, and acarbose
Terepocki, Alicia 2013 Using the widely distributed seabird, the Northern Fulmar (Fulmaris glacialis), as an indicator of marine plastic pollution
Tieu, Michael 2013 Analysis of light repair in Chlamydomonas monoica mutants
Wilson, Talitha 2013 Doxycycline inducible Nkx2-1 expression in mouse embryonic stem cells
Wong, Jessica 2013 Sugar-amendment shifts the microbial community in favor of fungi over bacteria in soils of a Puget lowland prairie
Brower, Robert 2012 Effect of fire-induced stress on ornamentation and corticosterone in female Sceloporus virgatus
Dinkins, Rosemary 2012 ROK and Rac mediation of PRL-1 function in the wings of Drosophila melanogaster
Duncan, Sabrina 2012 Effects of a low intensity burn on population sizes, predation rates, and prey abundance in the striped plateau lizard (Sceloporus virgatus)
Fazzino, Lisa 2012 Comparison of hand-pollinated and naturally-pollinated Puget balsamroot (Balsamorhiza deltoidea Nutt) to determine pollinator limitations on south Puget Sound lowland prairies
Nguyen, Charles 2012 Hyperthyroidism changes acinar cell identity
Olszewski, Susin 2012 Dietary ecology of the endangered Grevy's zebra, Equus grevyi, in historic and modern Laikipia, Kenya
Swinson, Julie 2012 Time progression of Bub1, Cdc20 and EF1-a activation on zebrafish (Dania rerio) oocytes during DHP induced oocyte maturation
Thornton, Gerad 2012 Understanding flowering pathways: FLOWERING LOCUS C expression in synthetic allohexaploids of Arabidopsis
Wong, Carrie 2012 Distribution, abundance, habitat choice, and sulfide tolerance of crabs at marine anthropogenic sulfide seeps in Commencement Bay, WA
Balbag, Brittany 2011 Impact of deer on the rhinoceros auklet (Cerorhinca monocerata) breeding colony on Protection Island, WA
Boortz, Kayla 2011 A look into cutaneous malignant melanoma: Is p53 acting in a tumor promotion pathway that is contributing to melanoma?
Dill-McFarland, Kimberly 2011 Investigating maltose metabolism in Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus through differential regulation in host-dependent strains and characterization of the host-independent MalA-defient mutant, WB200
Gardiner, Juliet 2011 Targeting EGFRvIII as a cancer stem cell marker
Landeck, Emily 2011 Modeling critical habitat and population size of a globally threatened seabird species, DeFilippi's petrel (Pterodroma defilippiana)
Luong, Lon 2011 Molecular evolution of cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (CO1) in glacier ice worm (Mesenchytraeus solifugus)
Marchant, Blaine 2011 Reproductive limitations of the rattlesnake plantain orchid, Goodyera oblongifolia, in the south Puget Sound region
Matsushita, Starr 2011 Somatic mosaicism and its possible role in the evolution of early generation synthesized Arabidopsis allopolyploids
Pagarigan, Krystle 2011 Elucidating the subcellular localization of PRL-1 throughout Drosophila melanogaster embryonic and larval development under normal and induced cancerous conditions
Wood, Mandi 2011 Expression of spindle assembly checkpoint gene Bub-1 in pre-maturational zebrafish (D. rerio) and mosquitofish (G. affinis) oocytes
Garel, Alison 2010 Molecular and ecological distribution patterns of the glacier ice worm (Mesenchytraeus solifugus)
Gilman, Frances 2010 Sex specific asymmetry among the cloacal microbiota of the striped plateau lizard Sceloporus virgatus
Kelsey, Emma 2010 Effect of habitat selection on the reproductive success of rhinocerus auklets (Cerorhinca monocerata), Destruction Island, WA
Olenic, Sandra 2010 Effect of corticosterone exposure and tail autotomy on the vertical and horizontal sprint speed of ornate tree lizards (Urosaurus ornatus)
Rogers, Tanya 2010 Factors influencing the distribution and relative abundance of the sea stars Pisaster ochraceus and Evasterias troschelii in Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands
Smith, Tameka 2010 Predatory behavior of Ensifer adhaerens toward Micrococcus luteus
Boswell, Leigh Ann 2009 Epibionts on native and introduced mussels (Mytilus spp.) and their effect on predation by Pisaster ochraceus in Puget Sound
Bowser, Whitney 2009 Using transposon mutagenesis to search for a cAMP receptor protein homologue in Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus strain 109J
Doran, Erik 2009 Wing whistling in six species of sea ducks
Dubin, Matthew 2009 Effect of female ornamentation on aggressive male-male interactions in the striped plateau lizard (Sceloporus virgatus)
Fritzsche, Alexandra 2009 Chemical communication by the striped plateau lizard: the role of ultraviolet light and female body size in eliciting a behavioral response by male Sceloporus virgatus
Hays, Lily 2009 Metabolic cost of a sexually selected trait in the fiddler crab Uca pugilator
Hood, Rachel 2009 Transcriptional regulation of the chaperone-encoding gene groEL by the predatory bacterium Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus in response to intraperiplasmic stress
Kiesler, Elana 2009 Effects of α-amylase on biofilm formation and maintenance by Pseudomonas putida
Mulligan, Emily 2009 Signal honesty of condition dependent ornamentation in female striped plateau lizards, Sceloporus virgatus
Peirson, Erick 2009 Spectral energy distribution in the discrete pulsed calls of free-ranging killer whales (Orcinus orca) changes in response to ambient noise levels
Shaw, Katelinn 2009 Distribution of blue mussels Mytilus trossulus and M. galloprovincialis in Puget Sound and Hood Canal in relation to temperature and salinity
Shishido, Caitlin 2009 Association of the invasive purple varnish clam (Nuttallia obscurata) and native kleptoparasitic pea crabs on PNW beaches
Volberding, Peter 2009 Protein interactions of the oncogene PRL in Drosophila larval and adult midgut