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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Assessment of the Zoonotic Potential of a Novel Bovine Influenza Virus, Laura Evelyn Eckard

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The Roles of Nuclear Receptor NR4A1 in Cancer Cell Proliferation and Skeletal Muscle Differentiation, Alexa Farmer

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Assessing the Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Health Promotion, Troylyn Braud Francis

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REGULATION OF CANCER METASTASIS BY PROTEIN KINASE D1: A GLOBAL REGULATORY CASCADE, Aditya Ganju

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Examining the Roles of GABAA Receptor Subtypes in Anxiety and Anxiolysis: Focusing on the Basolateral Amygdala, Yudong Gao

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury with Associated Visual System Dysfunction: Investigating Histopathology, Functional Correlates, and a Novel Therapeutic Immune Modulator, Natalie M. Guley

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The Role of Drak2 in T Cell Function and Autoimmunity, Tarsha L. Harris

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Antibiotic Drug Discovery with an Eye Towards Overcoming Drug Resistance, Daniel Towner Hoagland

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Regulation of IRF-3-Dependent Innate Immune Signaling Pathway by the PLpro Domain of Non-Structural Protein 3 (NSP3) of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Coronavirus, Sandra Nicole Lester

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Dissecting the Novel Roles of TRIM56 in Antiviral Innate Immunity, Baoming Liu

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Endosomal Trafficking as a Determinant of Antifungal Tolerance in the Pathogenic Fungus Candida albicans, Arturo Luis Luna

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Role of Occludin in the Regulation of Epithelial Tight Junctions, Bhargavi Manda

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Super-Utilization: The New Perfect Storm of Health Reform, Jill Diane Nault

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Validation of ACTOne CB1 and CB2 Assays, Subsequent Characterization of SMM-189, and Development and Characterization of New CB2 Inverse Agonists, Chaela Sickbert Presley

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Modulation of the Magnetic Properties of Aqueous Metal Ions and the Bioelectrodynamic Effects on Cancerous and Noncancerous Cells, Marcy C. Purnell

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Neuroanatomical Maps and Taste Reactivity to Sweet, Umami, and Bitter Taste in the PBN of C57BL/6J Mice, Jennifer Marie Saputra

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Pten Signaling in Regulatory T Cells and Inflammatory Disease, Sharad Krishna Shrestha

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Predictors of Quality of Life for African American Women Who Assist Persons Who Receive Dialysis, Shaquita A. Starks

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Medication Nonadherence, Health Care Utilization, and SafeMed Care Transitions Model Impact in Super-Utilizers, Satya Surbhi

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Discoveries of Targets and Novel Agents for the Treatment of Ischemic Retinopathy and Neovascular Disease, Jordan Javad Toutounchian

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Factors Associated with African American Women’s Sexual Health and Risk Behavior: A Mixed Methods Study, Melody N. Waller

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Evaluating the Therapeutic Effect of an Hsp90 Inhibitor in Mouse Models of Alzheimer’s Disease, Bin Wang

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Dissecting the Physiological Roles of ULK1/2 in the Mouse Brain, Bo Wang

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Understanding Structural And Functional Mechanisms of Emi1 Inhibition of the Anaphase Promoting Complex, Edmond Randall Watson

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Examining the Associations between Depressive Symptoms, Body Mass Index, and Physical Activity Self-Efficacy in African American Mother-Child Dyads, Y'Esha Vonyae Williams