Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

UNDERGRADUATE THESES
Concentration: Chemical and Physical Biology

Please use the links below to view undergraduate theses titles from years 1998 through 2014. For more information on a particular thesis, please contact an advisor for that thesis's concentration.

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41 theses listed.

Class Year Concentration Title Student Faculty Member
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology "An in vivo Investigation of the Local and Global Dynamics of the Bacterial Su, David Dr. Xiaowei Zhuang
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Adaptive apoptotic signaling in cancer limits the efficacy of targeted therapies Kim, Daniel Dr. David Fisher
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Cancer cells dependent on activating mutations in CTNNB1 are co-dependent on the anti-apoptotic protein Bcl-xL and are hypersensitive to the apoptosis inducer navitoclax Ebright, Richard Dr. Stuart Schreiber
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Computational and experimental investigation of the regulation of the fold change response in TNF-induced NF-kB activation Chen, Weilin Dr. Suzanne Gaudet
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Evolving a Direct Inhibitor of MYC Jiang, Yanting Dr. Greg Verdine
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Examining the Role of the Thermodynamic Driving Force on DNA Polymerase Fidelity Lu, Jenny Dr. Sunney Xie
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Identification of GW8510 as a Neuroprotective Agent in a Gene-Expression Based Computational Screen for Potential Therapeutics for Parkinson’s Disease Wimalasena, Nivanthika Dr. Stuart Schreiber
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Identification of telomere length regulators in Plasmodium falciparum Leung, Yvette Dr. Manoj Duraisingh
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Modeling diffusion through nanoporous structures Lin, Kathy Dr. Joanna Aizenburg
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology PfRACK: A scaffolding protein of unknown function in Plasmodium falciparum Pine, Stewart Dr. Jeffrey Dvorin
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Structural study of a novel partial Ca2+-free linker and a positively selected variation in Protocadherin-15: Implications for hearing and cell adhesion Powers, Robert Dr. Rachelle Gaudet
2014 Chemical and Physical Biology Where Heart Disease Meets Cancer: A Novel Role of CDKN2A/p16 in Modulating Cardiomyocyte Senescence and Cardiac Regeneration Kandola, Manjinder Dr. Anthony Rosenzweig
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Alternating Antibiotic Therapy Can Slow the Evolution of Resistance Through Negative Cross-Resistance Seungsoo, Kim Dr. Roy Kishony
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology An experimental approach to exploring the relationship between protein stability and evolvability Yang, David Dr. David Liu
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Discovery and Applications of Naturally Supercharged Human Proteins Shih, Allen Dr. David Liu
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Genome-wide Characterization of the Regulation of the High-Light Stress Response in the Cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942 Kennard, Andrew Dr. Erin K. O'Shea
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Guiding Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Using a Collagen-I Peptide Mimic Shimwoo, Lee Dr. David Mooney
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Investigating the Binding of Diverse Fragments to NFkB1 (p50) and Biophysical Study of NFkB1 and the NFkB1-DNA Complex Berry, Kayla Dr. Damian Young
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Investigation of candidate molecular controls over segmental specificity of corticospinal motor neurons during development Song, Janet Dr. Jeffrey Macklis
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Investigation of the Biosynthetic Origins of Cremeomycin Pechersky, Yakov Dr. Emily Balskus
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Mitochondrial and Reactive Oxygen Species Intracellular Asymmetry During Neutrophil Chemotaxis Patel, Sachin Dr. Daniel Irimia
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Modification of Stress Granule Assembly During Caspase-Mediated Apoptosis Deutsch, Aaron Dr. Judy Lieberman
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Ploidy-Specific Variation of ASYNAPSIS1 in Arabidopsis arenosa Xue, Katherine Dr. Kirsten Bomblies
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology Sensory Transient Receptor Potential Channels as Targets of Nature's Defenses Philipson, Benjamin Dr. David Clapham
2013 Chemical and Physical Biology The Impact of HSP72 and IL-6 on the Regenerative Ability of Skeletal Muscle in Aged Mice Wang, Stephanie Dr. Amy Wagers
2012 Chemical and Physical Biology Chromosome Dynamics in Cyanobacteria Jain, Isha Dr. Erin K. O'Shea
2012 Chemical and Physical Biology Structural insights into asymmetric motor domains of the ABC transporter TAP Ni, Kevin Dr. Rachelle Gaudet
2012 Chemical and Physical Biology Structural studies of the 3’ terminal stem loop of 7SK snRNA Gonzalez, Grecia Dr. Victoria D'Souza
2012 Chemical and Physical Biology The Mammalian SID-­‐1 RNA Transporter Ortholog SidT2 is Required For Nursing and Neonatal Survival Nakatsuka, Nathan Dr. Craig P. Hunter
2011 Chemical and Physical Biology Single Cell Temporal Dynamics and Spatial Reorganization of Oct4 in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Reveal Differential Activation of the Pluripotency Circuit During Cell Fate Selection Liu, Siyuan John Dr. Sharad Ramanathan
2011 Chemical and Physical Biology The of ATP Binding and Hydrolysis by UrvA in Dimerization and DNA Binding and Repair Hu, Johnny Dr. David Jeruzalmi
2010 Chemical and Physical Biology A potential role for Spo13 in promoting intersister recombination during meiotic crossover formation Ayoub, Michael Dr. Nancy Kleckner
2010 Chemical and Physical Biology Life at the Origin: Structural Studies of Nucleo-Protein Complexes at the Replication Origin in Bacteriophage Lambda Shen, Koning Dr. David Jeruzalmi
2010 Chemical and Physical Biology Purification and Characterization of Clock Proteins from the Cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus marinus MED4: Implications for the Evolution of Circadian Timing Mechanisms Seid, Charlotte Allen Dr. Erin K. O'Shea
2010 Chemical and Physical Biology Studies on the oligomerization of the dengue envelope protein and their implications for the fusion pathway Corty, Robert Dr. Stephen Harrison
2010 Chemical and Physical Biology Towards Photostable Rainbow Fish Wang, Xin Dr. Alex F. Schier
2010 Chemical and Physical Biology Using Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model Spinal Muscular Atrophy Jaju, Prajakta Dr. Kevin Eggan
2009 Chemical and Physical Biology Structural Studies of TRPV1 Activation by Capsaicin Li, Albert Dr. Rachelle Gaudet
2009 Chemical and Physical Biology The Distribution of Fitness Effects of Deleterious Mutations in the Yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Chung, Hannah Dr. Andrew W. Murray
2008 Chemical and Physical Biology Overclocking a Three-Protein Circadian Oscillator: Mutations in KaiC in a Model of Ordered Phosphorylation Schmidt, Timothy Hunter Dr. Erin K. O'Shea
2008 Chemical and Physical Biology Predicting Expression Patterns from Promoter Sequences in the Saccharomyces Cerevisiae PHO Pathway Grossman, Sharon Dr. Erin K. O'Shea