Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

UNDERGRADUATE THESES
Year 2011

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24 theses listed.

Class Year Concentration Title Student Faculty Member
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology A conserved cytoplasmic tyrosine kinase functions in the transport of silencing RNA between C. elegans cells Kim, Yunsoo Dr. Craig P. Hunter
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology A Potential Role for Lipid Droplets and the Transport Protein Klarsicht in Hedgehog Processing and Axon Transport Boardman, Alexander Dr. Sam Kunes
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology Characterizing Prmd8 expression and function in Sonic hedgehog-­‐directed neural patterning Li, Dayan Jack Dr. Andrew (Andy) P. McMahon
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology Creating Reporters in Human Cell Lines Using Zinc Finger Targeting of Safe Harbor Loci Liu, Victoria Dr. Kevin Eggan
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology Defining Subpopulations of the Pancreatic Mesenchyme and The Effects on Progenitor Cells Differentiating Along the β Cell Lineage Kusma, Jennifer Dr. Doug Melton
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology Investigating the Oligomeric State of ComEC, a Putative Membrane Channel Essential to Natural Transformation in Bacillus subtilis Wang, Hanjay Dr. Briana Burton
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology Role of the SID-­‐1 dsRNA Transport Channel in Coordinating Stress Responses and Cholesterol in C. elegans Wu, Eric Dr. Craig P. Hunter
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology SAD kinases and neuronal polarization: examination of regulatory phosphorylation sites D'Gama, Alissa Dr. Joshua R. Sanes
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology Structure-­‐function analysis of sid-­‐1, a gene required for systemic rNA interference in C. elegans Lu, Jiajie George Dr. Craig P. Hunter
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology Studying the ion permeation pathway of divalent metal transporter NRAMP using site-­‐directed mutagenesis McCabe, Anne Dr. Rachelle Gaudet
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology The Hippo Pathway in Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Endodermal Progenitors Arledge, Walker Cole Dr. Doug Melton
2011 Molecular and Cellular Biology The role of self-­‐recognition in competition among Proteus mirabilis strains Wenren, Larissa Dr. Karine A. Gibbs
2011 Neurobiology Characterization of Dopaminergic Neurons in the Rodent Olfactory Bulb in vivo Cho, Young-ji Dr. Venkatesh N. Murthy
2011 Neurobiology Characterizing the Ethological Function of Individual Vomeronasal Receptors Si, Sheng Dr. Catherine Dulac
2011 Neurobiology Comprehensive identification of direct inputs into midbrain dopamine neurons using modified rabies virus Zhu, Lisa Li Dr. Nao Uchida
2011 Neurobiology Neuropeptide function in larval zebrafish: The role of cholecystokinin in anxiety-related behavior Shi, Veronica Jennie Dr. Alex F. Schier
2011 Neurobiology Spatial Discounting in the Domestic Dog: Establishing a novel behavioral model system for examining economic decision making Chang, Winston Joe Dr. Florian Engert
2011 Neurobiology Spatial Organization of Neocortical Myelinated Axons at the Ultrastructural Level Luo, Zhihao Dr. Jeff Lichtman
2011 Neurobiology The Neurobiology of Economic Decision Making: The Influence of Risk on Delay Discounting in Rats Anhalt, Daina Sara Dr. Nao Uchida
2011 Neurobiology The optokinetic response and horizontal cell connectivity of the nof mutant zebrafish van Dams, Ritchell Roberto Jose Dr. John E. Dowling
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
2011 Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Systematic review of Petrodromus (Mammalia: Macroscelidea) with resurrections of three species Larson, Joanna Grace Dr. Hopi Hoekstra
2011 Organismic and Evolutionary Biology The Roles of Ontogeny and Phylogeny in Shaping the Cognition of a Wild versus Domestic Canid Washington, Erin Marie Dr. Hopi Hoekstra