Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

UNDERGRADUATE THESES
Year 2010

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28 theses listed.

Class Year Concentration Title Student Faculty Member
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology An Examination of Histone (H3-H4)2 Tetramer Splitting during DNA Replication In Vitro Berthet, Ellora Bellows Dr. Nicole Francis
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology Biochemical studies of primer placement in retroviruses Lo, Jennifer Alys Dr. Victoria D'Souza
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology Expression of PAX6B, ALDH1A2, & HSP47 is Regulated by Retinoic Acid at the 2-4 Somite Stage of Zebrafish Development Booker, Sarah Elizabeth Dr. John E. Dowling
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology GCC185 and Golgi-microtubules in NK Cell cytotoxicity Watts, James Jonathan Dr. Jack L. Strominger
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology GCC185 and Golgi-microtubules in NK Cell cytotoxicity. Yang, Shu Dr. Jack L. Strominger
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology Investigating the role of TopBP1-dependent polymerase α hyperloading in the activation of the ATR-dependent checkpoint in Xenopus laevis Robles, Diana Ceballos Dr. W. Matthew Michael
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology Localization, Regulation, and Function of a First Type VII Protein Secretion System in Bacillus subtilis Huppert, Laura Dr. Briana Burton
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology Making connections: a search for genes involved in the synaptic partner choices of AII amacrine neurons in the mouse retina Odstrcil, Iris Dr. Joshua R. Sanes
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology The Temporal and Spatial Regulation of ClpP Proteases in Bacillus Subtilis He, Gina Dr. Richard M. Losick
2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology Toward Generating β Cells by Transcription Factor-Based Reprogramming Muhlestein, Whitney Dr. Doug Melton
2010 Neurobiology A behavioral assay of larval zebrafish habituation Rengarajan, Sophie Dr. Florian Engert
2010 Neurobiology Characterization of dopamine neuron activity in category learning based on ambiguity Stujenske, Josephine Matthew Dr. John E. Dowling
2010 Neurobiology Characterizing synaptic elimination of multiple innervations in the medical nucleus of the trapezoid body Zhang, May Meishu Dr. Jeff Lichtman
2010 Neurobiology Effect of white noise exposure on the mouse auditory thalamocortical connections and the presence of a critical period for acoustic sensitivity Zhang, Elizabeth Jianing Dr. Takao Hensch
2010 Neurobiology Environmental influences on auditory neuronal development in mice DeWolf, Susan E Dr. Takao Hensch
2010 Neurobiology Molecular understandings of pain sensation: structural studies on Transient Receptor Potential Ankyrin 1 channel Beristain-Barajas, Alejandra Dr. Rachelle Gaudet
2010 Neurobiology Temporary retinoic acid deficiency induces microphthalmia in zebrafish Le, Hong-Gam Thi Dr. John E. Dowling
2010 Neurobiology The bug eye mutant zebrafish exhibits glaucomatous visual deficits that arise with the onset of an enlarged eye phenotype Terrelonge, Mark Anthony Dr. Nao Uchida
2010 Neurobiology The cone horizontal cell connectivity of the adult nof zebrafish mutant Robinson, Nathaniel David Dr. John E. Dowling
2010 Neurobiology The effect of early auditory environment on the cortical representation of sound Kwong, Mimmie Dr. Takao Hensch
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
2010 Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Tales of tails: Multiple origins of adaptive tail elongation in the deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus Kozak, Krzysztof Marek Dr. Hopi Hoekstra
2010 TBD Temperature Compensation in the Three-Protein Cyanobacterial Circadian Clock Low, Cher Heang Dr. Erin K. O'Shea