Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

UNDERGRADUATE THESES
Year 2008

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26 theses listed.

Class Year Concentration Title Student Faculty Member
2008 Molecular and Cellular Biology Distinct sets of mRNA targets exhibit differential miRNA dose responses Zhang, Elisa T. Dr. Tom Maniatis
2008 Neurobiology Increasing Brainbow Fluorescence Intensity via Antibodies Mou, David Dr. Jeff Lichtman
2008 Neurobiology Rate and Mechanisms of Hedgehog Transport in the Developing Drosophila Visual System Liu, Kristina Jing Dr. Sam Kunes
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
2008 Biochemistry A tiny protein links two morphogenetic processes in a bacterium Clapham, Katherine Rose Dr. Richard M. Losick
2008 Biochemistry Analysis of Multiple cis-Regulatory Elements Governing a Graded Transcriptional Response of a Single Gene to a Mammalian Morphogen McFarlane, Matthew R. Dr. Andrew (Andy) P. McMahon
2008 Biochemistry Biochemical and Structural Studies of the Bacillus Cereus MCM-Primase N-Terminal Domain Opara, Rejoice Dr. David Jeruzalmi
2008 Biochemistry Design, Construction, and Characterization of a Postsynaptic Marker and Studies of Dystrophin Regulation in the Central Nervous System of Drosophila melanogaster Thanawala, Monica Dr. Sam Kunes
2008 Biochemistry Development of a novel cell-free assay for detecting damage-induced single-stranded gaps in chromatin using Xenopus laevis egg extracts Jayaraman, Divya Dr. W. Matthew Michael
2008 Biochemistry Discovery of New Genes from the Intergenic Regions of Bacillus subtilis Nikolov, Lachezar Atanasov Dr. Richard M. Losick
2008 Biochemistry Elucidating the mechanism of spreading of PRC2-mediated histone methylation Yang, Jessica Dr. Nicole Francis
2008 Biochemistry Involvement of Reactive Oxygen Species in Signaling Pathways Regulating Cisplatin-induced Death of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Sensory Hair Cells Mueller, Melissa A. Dr. John E. Dowling
2008 Biochemistry NPAS4 and the Critical Period Plasticity Yang, Eunice Dr. Takao Hensch
2008 Biochemistry Reproductive Survival and DNA Double-Strand Breakage in Desiccated Bdelloid Rotifer Adineta vaga McMullen, Kevin Dr. Matthew S. Meselson
2008 Biochemistry Synapse elimination provokes strengthening of the axonal inputs that innervate mouse submandibular ganglion neurons Chen, Serene Imperia Dr. Jeff Lichtman
2008 Biochemistry Synaptic Depression Following Postsynaptic Axotomy: Causes and Consequences Kim, Han Dr. Jeff Lichtman
2008 Biochemistry The Effect of WASp/WIP phosphorylation on Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity Chong, Ian Dennis Dr. Jack L. Strominger
2008 Biochemistry The Role of GlnA in Biofilm Formation by Bacillus subtilis Cadenas, Kelly Massiel Dr. Richard M. Losick
2008 Biology Biochemical Studies of the MCM-like Helicase from B. cereus Gulati, Guarav Dr. David Jeruzalmi
2008 Biology Effects of copolymer treatment on CNS-resident microglia in an animal model of multiple sclerosis Passanese, John Charles Dr. Jack L. Strominger
2008 Biology Identification of a label-retaining cell population in the developing kidney Soh, Ying Qi Shirleen Dr. Andrew (Andy) P. McMahon
2008 Biology Identifying the Molecular Mechanisms of Sensory Neuron Development and Function Wang, Peter Pei Dr. Alex F. Schier
2008 Biology Impact of pheromone circuits on mice ultrasonic vocalizations Xu, Jennings Yukuan Dr. Catherine Dulac
2008 Biology p16ink4a has the Potential to Induce a Transcriptional Program of Lysosomal Membrane Biogenesis Martinez, Sergio Armando Dr. Axel Nohturfft
2008 Biology Responses of the Mouse Vomeronasal Organ to Salivary Compounds Reinert, Anna Elizabeth Dr. Catherine Dulac