Winter 2016

Winter Quarter Dissertations (March 2016)

Division of the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine

Bandlamudi, Chaitanya 
Genetics 
DISCOVERY AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL SOMATIC AND WIDESPREAD INHERITED POLYMORPHIC FUSION GENES IN HUMANS
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773441
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M11N7Z72

Best, Matthew Davis 
Computational Neuroscience 
The Involvement of Premotor Cortex in Executing Reach to Grasp Movements
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773451
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1HT2M73

Brown, Michael Scott 
Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology 
The architecture of Rad51 and Dmc1 in meiotic recombination complexes
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773433
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1B8562Z

Feehley, Taylor 
Immunology 
Commensal Bacteria and Their Metabolites Prevent Sensitization to Food Antigens
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773436
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1K935F7

Leventhal, Daniel 
Cancer Biology 
ELUCIDATING THE BIOLOGY OF TUMOR-ASSOCIATED REGULATORY T CELLS
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773442
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1BZ63ZN

MacQueen, Alice Hannah 
Ecology and Evolution 
Natural Variation in Sequence, Disease Resistance, and Fitness in the R-Gene Family of Arabidopsis thaliana
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773428
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1Q23X5K

Marcus, Benjamin 
Neurobiology 
Optimizing a Human Model of the Amphetamine Conditioned Place Preference Paradigm
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773427
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1DR2SNX

Nicolaescu, Vlad 
Developmental Biology 
THE EFFECTS OF POLYCOMB REGULATION ON THE PRODUCTION OF PLANT CALLUS IN TISSUE CULTURE
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773434
Institutional Repository: No

Ostmeyer, Jared Lee
Computational Neuroscience 
Inactivation at the Selectivity Filter of a Potassium Channel
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773447
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1NK3BZD

Perisin, Matthew Anthony 
Microbiology 
The Dynamics of Bacterial Communities Associated with Arabidopsis thaliana
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773431
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1R49NQQ

Singhal, Hari 
Cancer Biology 
Genomic Agonism and Phenotypic Antagonism between Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors Inform Breast Cancer Prognosis and Therapies
PQDT Open: http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/pubnum/10052869.html
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773440
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M15D8PXX

Vaidya, Mukta 
Computational Neuroscience 
POPULATION DYNAMICS IN PRIMARY MOTOR CORTEX DURING COORDINATED REACH TO GRASP
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773453
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1WW7FRR

van de Geijn, Bryce Myers 
Genetics 
Genomic Tools for Robust Quantitative Trait Locus Discovery and Interpretation
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773457
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1639MPJ

Wolfman, Shannon Lee 
Neurobiology 
Neural Substrates of the Aversive Effects of Nicotine
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773452
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1765C7N

Division of the Humanities

Larison, Kristine Marie 
Art History 
Mount Sinai and the Monastery of St. Catherine: Place and Space in Pilgrimage Art 
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773446
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M19021XW

Nemiroff, James 
Romance Languages and Literatures 
Comedias Judaizantes: Performing Judaism in Lope de Vega's Toledan Plays (1590-1615)
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773437
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1XW4GQW

Porthé, Rainbow Aline 
Art History 
Planctus Provinciae: Arts of Mourning in Fifteenth-Century Provence 
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773445
Institutional Repository: No

Radding, Jonah 
Classics: Classical Languages and Literatures 
Politics and Poetics: Tradition, Genre, and Poetic Innovation in Euripidean Tragedy
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773455
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M19G5JRT

Tusler, Megan 
English Language and Literature 
American Snapshot: Urban Realism from New Deal to Great Society 
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773443
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1FJ2DQH

Division of the Physical Sciences

Heaps, Charles William 
Chemistry 
Pseudospectral Sampling of Gaussian Basis Sets as a New Avenue to High-Dimensional Quantum Dynamics
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773448
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M19W0CDH

LAU, KA CHEONG 
Chemistry 
Reactivity of Metal Alkyl Complexes with Carbon Dioxide
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773456
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M11J97NG

Potiron, Yoann 
Statistics 
Estimating the Integrated Parameter of the Locally Parametric Model in High-Frequency Data
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773460
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1SB43P4

Rubin, Nicholas Charles 
Chemistry 
THE VARIATIONAL TWO-ELECTRON REDUCED-DENSITY-MATRIX METHOD FOR EXTENDED SYSTEMS
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773458
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1D21VHP

Yang, Hao 
Chemistry 
Engineering Artificial Metalloenzyme for Selective Catalysis
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773444
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M10Z715S

Division of the Social Sciences

Balandran-Castillo, Maria
History
After the Braceros: Mexican and American Immigration Politics, 1964-1986
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773450
Institutional Repository: No

Hammond, Nancy Anne
Economics 
Improved Child Mortality and the Decline in Fertility in Britain: 1841-2005
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773424
Institutional Repository: No

Jagesic, Sanja 
Sociology 
Effects of Academic Match on Student Outcomes in College
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773429
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1G15XSW

Jones, Kamaya 
Comparative Human Development 
TEACHING 'NEKA: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF TEACHER-STUDENT RELATIONSHIPS AT ONE HIGH-ACHIEVING URBAN PUBLIC SCHOOL
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773439
Institutional Repository: No

Murphy, Tessa 
History 
The Creole Archipelago: Colonization, Experimentation, and Community in the Southern Caribbean, c.1700-1796 
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773425
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1930R8B

Pugliese, Maude 
Sociology 
Socio-Economic Disparities in Portfolio Composition: Their Historical Causes and Their Consequences for Inequality in America 
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773432
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M18G8HMF

Swyngedouw, Eva 
Sociology 
Intersecting Governmentalities: Turning Newcomers into Citizens in the Divided City of Brussels
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773438
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1GQ6VP0

Zandvakil, Rasool 
Economics and Business 
Financial Shocks, Cyclicality of Labor Productivity and the Great Moderation
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773454
Institutional Repository: No

The Divinity School

Hiller, Timothy 
Justification and Moral Value: Martin Luther on Good, Evil, and the Moral Self
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773435
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1MG7MDQ

Hoskins, Richard J.
Reinhold Niebuhr and International Society: The Concord of Christian Realism and the English School of International Relations Theory
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773459
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1T43R0W

Rader, Kyle
Learning to Love: A Constructive Theology of Ascetic Reading from I John to Ernst Troeltsch
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773449
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1Z60KZ5

The Institute for Molecular Engineering

Klimov, Paul Victor 
Quantum Information Processing with Electronic and Nuclear Spins in Semiconductors
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773430
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M15718Z1

The School of Social Service Administration

Isarowong, Nucha 
Raising Toddlers: A Naturalistic, Longitudinal Examination of African American Parental Socialization Messages and Practices with Toddlers in High-risk Environments
Library Catalog: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10773426
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1GH9FVB