Autumn 2016

Autumn Quarter Dissertations (December 2016)

Division of the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine

Bakke, Danika
Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition
Gastrokine 1 Protects Against Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Regulates Host Metabolism
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M10863C1
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Bitler, Nicole
Evolutionary Biology
Causes and Consequences of Range Expansion in Marine Mollusks
PQDT Open: https://pqdtopen.proquest.com/pubnum/10240132.html
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1862DNM
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Blischak, John David
Genetics
Investigating Susceptibility to Tuberculosis Using Functional Genomics Approaches
PQDT Open: https://pqdtopen.proquest.com/pubnum/10238063.html
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1H9938T
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Bryan, Molly Scannell
Public Health Sciences
The Influence of Germline Genetic Variation on Early Onset Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1737
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674621

Christensen, Jenna Renee
Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
Competitive and Cooperative Interactions between Actin Binding Proteins Drive their Sorting to Different Actin Cytoskeleton Networks
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1740
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Criswell, Katharine E.
Organismal Biology and Anatomy
Evolution and development of the vertebral column in jawed vertebrates
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1743
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Fernandez, Sully
Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition
The Effects of a High-Fat Diet on Mammary Gland Biology in a Model of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1735
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French, Alexander Robert
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Engineering LOV2 for the Control and Study of Motor Proteins
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M14F1NXW
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Hutchison, Alan Louis
Interdisciplinary Scientist Training Program: Biophysical Sciences
Improved Statistical Methods for Analyzing Circadian Rhythms in High-Throughput Data
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1742
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Jordan, Tristan Xavier
Microbiology
Mechanism of Dengue Virus Induction of Lipophagy
Institutional Repository: 0.6082/M16T0JQ0
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La, Jennifer
Pathology
Regulation of Myofibroblast Differentiation and Pulmonary Fibrosis by Cardiac Glycosides
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1VX0DQ8
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674630

Lamsal, Sophiya Karki
Immunology
Stochastic Capture of Chromatin Topological Domains by Nuclear Matrix Bound RNA Polymerase II Determines Monogenic Vκ Choice
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1R78CCK
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Skaathun, Britt
Public Health Sciences
Social Network Optimization for HIV Preventive Care
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1CZ35C1
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Thomas, Samantha Marie
Interdisciplinary Scientist Training Program: Human Genetics
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as a Model to Study Individual Variation and Comparative Genomics
PQDT Open: https://pqdtopen.proquest.com/pubnum/10195620.html
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1K64G48
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VanKuren, Nicholas William
Genetics
The Evolution and Fitness Effects of Species-Specific Genes
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1FF3QF0
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Yu, Shan
Genetics
Genomic and Functional Analysis of Estrogen Responsive Cis-regulatory Elements in Breast Cancer Cells
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1732
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Division of the Humanities

Anderson, Stephanie
English Language and Literature
Hope in Dates: Toward a Calendrical Poetics, 1935–85
Institutional Repository: No
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Bakara, Hadji
English Language and Literature
Human Rights in the Twentieth-Century: A Literary History
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1734
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674618

Burgin, James Michael
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Aspects of Religious Administration in the Hittite Late New Kingdom
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1NZ85QW
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Chen, Wei-ti
East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Cosmopolitan Medicine Nationalized: the Making of Japanese State-Empire and Overseas Physicians in a Global World
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1741
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674633

Clark, Megan
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Kurdish Linguistic Disobedience in Turkey
Institutional Repository: No
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Davis, Richard Maddison
East Asian Languages & Civilizations and Cinema & Media Studies
Wit and Worldplay: The Japanese Wartime Musical Film, 1931-1945
Institutional Repository: No
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Eisenstein, Kenneth
Cinema and Media Studies
"Disembering": The Activity of the Archive in Hollis Frampton
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M18S4N0M
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Gueglio Saccone, Tomas Ignacio
Music
On Love: Triptych based on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (For two actors, soprano, and ensemble)
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1GB225F
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674615

Hansen, Michael
English Language and Literature
Sensation Poetry and Social Imagination
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1736
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Kerr, Kristian Celia Jane
English Language and Literature
Novel Classicism: British Fiction and the Traditions of Antiquity, 1740-1840
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1QZ281H
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Kranz, Elana Stephenson
Romance Languages and Literatures
The Art of Indeterminacy in the Prose Works of Goliarda Sapienza
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M17S7KVT
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Lee, Jae-Goo
Music
Kiŏk (Remembrance) Concerto for Piano and Chamber Ensemble
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1GF0RJX
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Ngan, Quincy
Art History
The Materiality of Azurite Blue and Malachite Green in the Age of the Chinese Colorist Qiu Ying (ca. 1498 – ca. 1552)
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1TQ5ZM2
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Picken, Cassidy
English Language and Literature
Rendering Empire: Rent and the Writing of Liberal Imperialism, 1776-1833
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1319SZK
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Sainte Claire, Linsey
Romance Languages and Literatures
Quelques figures de la folie dans la littérature caraïbo-guyanaise
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1PZ56WQ
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Division of the Physical Sciences

Bun, Christopher Chean
Computer Science
Integrative Methods for Reference-Independent Genome Assembly and Error Detection
Institutional Repository: No
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674629

Dahlberg, Peter Don
Biophysical Sciences
Energy Transfer Events In Photosynthesis Observed In Vivo Using Non-linear Ultrafast Spectroscopies
PQDT Open: https://pqdtopen.proquest.com/pubnum/101910
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1BP00V1
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Dandoy, Jeffrey Rogers
Physics
Search for New Phenomena in Dijet Topologies from Proton-Proton Collisions at √s = 13 TeV
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1WH2N2K
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674617

Flanagan, Moira Lynn
Biophysical Sciences
From Energy Transfer To Isomerization: Local Protein Structure Dictates Outcome of Photobiological Excited State Dynamics
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1XG9P7V
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Hutchinson, Maxwell
Physics
Data Driven Modeling of the low-Atwood Single-Mode Rayleigh-Taylor Instability
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1VH5KWB
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674616

Karpus, Jason Joseph
Chemistry
Protein and Small Molecule Engineering: Tools for Biological Environments
Institutional Repository: No
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674634

Koll, Daniel Dragomir Benedikt
Geophysical Sciences
Dry Atmospheric Circulations of Rocky Exoplanets
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M10P0X6K
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674631

Kurley III, James Matthew
Chemistry
Sintered Cadmium Telluride Nanocrystal Photovoltaics: Improving Chemistry to Facilitate Roll-to-Roll Fabrication
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1N014MT
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674624

Laskin, Michael
Physics
The Geometry of the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect: Exposing the Gravitational Anomaly
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1CJ8BKJ
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674627

Latka, Andrzej
Physics
Thin-Sheet Creation and Threshold Pressures in Drop Splashing
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M13776SM
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674637

Liu, Qian
Chemistry
Multinuclear Palladium Catalysts for Ethylene Polymerization
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1416V4T
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Liu, Di
Chemistry
Synthetic Nucleic Acid Topology
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1744
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Lo, Wai-Yip
Chemistry
Controlled Charge Transport in Single-Molecule Electronics
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M12805QP
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674628

Lou, Zhihao
Computer Science
A Massively Scalable Parallel Simulated Annealing Algorithm
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1J67F1B
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Wang, Lei
Geophysical Sciences
Periodic behavior of finite-amplitude wave activity in the Southern Hemisphere storm track
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1MG7MP9
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674623

Wang, Yifan
Physics
Stress and Strain Design in Self-Assembled Nanoparticle Membranes
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1SQ8XGP
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Xing, Zhengrong
Statistics
Poisson Multiscale Methods for High-Throughput Sequencing Data
PQDT Open: https://pqdtopen.proquest.com/pubnum/10195268.html
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1QR4V6G
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Zhao, Donglin
Chemistry
Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Non-Fullerene Acceptors for Organic Solar Cells
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1GQ6VZK
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674636

Division of the Social Sciences

Banuelos, Nidia I.
Sociology
The 1970s in a History of American For-Profit Colleges and Universities
Institutional Repository: No
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Berk, Christopher Dimitri
Political Science
On Self Government: Democratic Politics and Law in Prisons, Asylums, and Boarding Schools
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1513W9N
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674620

Capps, Maura
History
All Flesh Is Grass: Agrarian Improvement and Ecological Imperialism in Britain's Settler Empire, 1780-1840
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1731
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674614

Chase, Zachary James
Anthropology and History
Performing the Past in the Historical, Ritual, and Mythological Landscapes of Huarochirí, Peru (ca. AD 1400-1700)
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1VQ30RT
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Ma, Zhiying
Comparative Human Development and Anthropology
Insanity, Intimacy, and Institution: Governance and Care under the Mental Health Legal Reform in Contemporary China
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1738
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M., Gregory Daniel
History
A World of Difference: Fascist Culture, Labor, and Policing at the 1942 Universal Exposition of Rome
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1RR1W9D
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674622

Marker, Emily
History
France Between Europe and Africa: Youth, Race, and Envisioning the Postwar World, 1940-1960
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1739
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McGuire, Meredith Lindsay
Anthropology
Inhabiting Aspiration: Embodied Practices of New Middle-Classness and the Production of World-Class New Delhi
Institutional Repository: No
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Nichanian, Daniel
Political Science
Seizing a Seat at the Table: Participatory Politics in the Face of Disqualification
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1733
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Salem, Basil
History
Beneath Biography: Attitudes Toward Self, Society, and Empire Among the Scholars of Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Damascus
Institutional Repository: No
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674626

Schwartz, Diana Lynn
History
Transforming the Tropics: Development, Displacement, and Anthropology in the Papaloapan, Mexico, 1940s-1970s
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1730
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674613

Setzler, Bradley
Economics
Essays in Econometrics and Labor Economics
Institutional Repository: No
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674635

Sukhu, Christopher
Sociology
Determinants of Well-Being across Socio-Demographic Groups
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1DJ5CPG
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Taplin-Kaguru, Nora Eloise
Sociology
Metropolitan Racial Segregation and the Residential Relocation Process for Middle-Income African Americans
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1Z899GP
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Wang, Wei
Psychology
Grouping in resolving chromatic interocular-switch rivalry
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1610XDK
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674632

Yifat, Tal
Sociology
Organic Valley: Agent of Civil Society in the Market
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M19S1P3J
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The Divinity School

Dascalu, Raphael
Philology, Philosophy, and Sufism: Towards an Understanding of Tanḥum Ha-Yerushalmi’s Exegesis and Thought, with a Focus on His Commentaries on Jonah, the Song of Songs, and Qohelet
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1BK19FQ
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Kim, Seon Yong
The Pauline Gospel Protected With a Curse: An Investigation of the Curse Motifs in Galatians
Institutional Repository: No
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The Institute for Molecular Engineering

Peters, Brandon Louis
Molecular Modeling of Block Copolymer Lithography: Thermodynamic and Kinetic Aspects of Graphoepitaxy and Chemoepitaxy
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M16W985M
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674619

Su, Yongrui
Coarse-Grained Modeling of Hybrid Block Copolymer System
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M11834K9
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The Law School

Liu, Zhuang
Formality, Procedure, and Judicial Behavior
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1ZG6QBS
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11674625 | http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11359054

The School of Social Service Administration

Nabunya, Proscovia
Family Economic Strengthening and Non-kin Support Networks for Children Orphaned by HIV/AIDS Living in Low Resource Communities in Uganda: A Mixed Methods Approach
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1M32SVX
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The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Pancost, Nathaniel Aaron
Business and Economics
Do Financial Factors Drive Aggregate Productivity? Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Establishments
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1M61H93
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