Undergraduate Theses contain papers--mostly honors theses--by undergraduate students from across disciplines at Washington University in St. Louis. Access to this collection is restricted to the Washington University domain.

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Calculating Bayesian Confidence Intervals with Stokes Parameters for use in Hard X-Ray Polarimetry, Brian A. Clark (Department of Physics)

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NMR Studies of Oil Shale, Erin Gauger (Department of Physics)

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A Proteomics Approach to Elucidate Enhancer-mediated Gene Activation and Chromatin Topology, Grace Kroner (Biology)

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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The Representation of HIV and AIDS in American Film, 1985-2008, Brian N. Kline (Anthropology)

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Auditory Intensity Effects on Audiovestibular Integration in Young Adults, Angela M. Chen (Biology Department)

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Suppressing Expression of Hepatic Microsomal Triglyceride Transfer Protein Reverses Gallstone Susceptibility in Liver Fatty Acid Binding Protein Knockout Mice by Reducing Canalicular Cholesterol Secretion, Ho Yee Joyce Fung (Biology Department)

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Acting Out the Rabbinic Script: The Legal Position of the Androgynos in Rabbinic Literature, Philip Gibbs (Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities)

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Is Your Workforce Legal? E-Verify Laws in the U.S. States, Sarah E. McDonald (Political Science Department)

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Building a Conceptual Anthropological Framework of Rural American Medicine: Understanding the culture of rural physicians and factors influencing retention, Scott L. Rempel (Department of Anthropology)

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The Association of Holter-based T-wave Alternans with Depression, Gender and All-Cause Mortality in Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients: An ENRICHD Sub-Study., Austin Wilmot (Biology Department)

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Dissecting the cellular response to DNA damage using an innovative “laser-scissors” system, Lindsey M. Zhang (Biology)

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The Role of Chaperones in P-body Dynamics, Haejun Ahn (Biology Department)

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The Genetic Architecture of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects, Ashley Aluko (Biology Department)

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Regulation of Amyloid Plaque Deposition by PCSK9 in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease, Devika Bagchi (Biology Department)

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The Effect of Orthographic Neighborhood Size on the Extent of Priming, Adeetee Bhide (Biology Department)

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Validity of a Novel Non-Motor Symptom Scale and [C11]-DTBZ Pet-based Measures as Tools for Tracking Disease Severity in MPTP Primates, Christopher Brown (Biology Department)

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Integration of Exotic Plant Species into Native Plant-Pollinator Networks and Their Effects on the Pollinator Vistation Rates and Richness of Native Plant Species at the Community Scale, Yan Yi Anny Chung (Biology Department)

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The Mechanistic Intersection between Neurodegeneration and Dendrite Pruning in Drosophila melanogaster, Sarah Ebstein (Biology Department)

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The Parkinsonian mimetic 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium (MPP+) specifically decreases mitochondrial but not vesicular axonal movement in dopaminergic neurons, Scott Elman (Biology Department)

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Relationship between Hippocampal Volume changes and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder following Traumatic Brain Injury in US Military Personnel, Toby Emanuel (Biology Department)

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Late-zygotic microRNAs in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, Elizabeth Freeman (Biology Department)

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Rearrangement of M Element Like Sequences in Tetrahymena thermophila, Kevin Gao (Biology Department)

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The Role of PICALM in Amyloid Plaque Pathogenesis in Alzheimer’s Disease, So Chon Gil (Biology Department)

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Analysis of CIS-Regulatory Transcription Regions of the DIMM Promoter in Drosophila, Nicole Gong (Biology Department)

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A Comprehensive Transposon Screen Reveals Universal Biofilm Effectors in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli, Alice Gu (Biology Department)