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The Department of Biological Sciences at Idaho State University is committed to communicating the relevance of our research to the public, research sponsors and collaborators, and commercial partners. This archive includes the novel research produced by our students as they pursued their graduate education and includes Master Theses and Doctoral Dissertations. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by the authors. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.
2009-2000: 172 with 27 Ph.D., 20 D.A., and 125 M.S.

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AuthorTitleDegreeYearCall Number
Anderson, Noah J. Biomechanics of feeding and neck motion in the softshell turtle, Apalone spinifera, Rafinesque D.A., Biology 2009 YB2009 .A53
Anderson, Sharee Selection of nest site by temperature to maintain the sex ratio in the leopard gecko, Eublepharis macularius; &, Determining the stage of egg oviposition in the leopard gecko, Eublepharis macularius D.A., Biology 2009 YB2009 .A57
Atwood, M. Paul Interactions between mule deer and elk on winter range at the Tex Creek wildlife management area, Idaho M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .A88
Baviskar, Sandhya N. Molecular genetic approach to the functional analysis of a regulatory protein in Dictyostelium discoideum & research on assessments and constructivism in science education D.A., Biology 2009 YB2009 .B39
Bolinger, Mark Glycogenolytic activity in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) liver, ventricle, and white muscle tissue M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .B64
Gehret, Kelly Ray Jr. Histoarchitecture of the sole pad in the hallucal-metatarsophalangeal region of the hominoid foot M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .G45
Gillette, Gifford. Post-release performance of mountain quail translocated to the northeastern periphery of historic range M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .G55
Gojayeva, Aynur E. Effect of thalidomide on angiogenesis of the vasculature in developing chicken limb buds M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .G65
Hill, Judson Patrick Ecophysiological characteristics associated with plant-soil water relations that contribute to the success of the invasive forb Centaurea maculosa M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .H54
Hillyard, Ryan W. Characteristics of summer thermal habitat and use by Bonneville cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii utah) in regulated and un-regulated segments of a river system M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .H56
Jackson, James Arthur Evaluation of the recovery of microbial populations in a trichloroethene contaminated environment after thermal treatment M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .J33
Janzen, Brandy Annual and seasonal fluctuations in species composition of sagebrush steppe in response to experimental manipulations of precipitation and soil profiles M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .J35
Kaiser, Sara E. Relationships of the invasive plant, Sisymbrium altissimum l., with the plants and butterflies of Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .K35
Manandhar, Mandira Comparative studies on α-(1, 3)-glucan in Blastomyces dermatitidis yeast lysate antigens and use of the lysates for the detection of antibodies M.S., Microbiology 2009 Y2009 .M35
Mandal, Rakesh Anatomical organization of brainstem circuits mediating feeding motor programs and identification of muscle spindles in the submentalis muscle of the marine toad, Bufo marinus M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .M36
Metzger, Kelsey J. Phylogenetic and molecular analysis of human CC motif chemokine receptors ; and, Molecular evolution analysis of highly conserved sex-determining genes in amniotic vertebrates D.A., Biology 2009 YB2009 .M48
Naegle, Erin Rochelle Patterns of thinking about phylogenetic trees : a study of student learning and the potential of tree thinking to improve comprehension of biological concepts D.A., Biology 2009 YB2009 .N34
Parsons, Susan Bancroft Landscape genetics of Great Basin rattlesnakes, Crotalus oreganus lutosus, on the Idaho National Laboratory M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .P27
Prevéy, Janet. Loss of foundation species and invasion by exotic plants in sagebrush steppe : the role of soil water partitioning M.S., Biology 2009 Y2008 .P74
Shurtliff, Quinn R. Genetic, behavioral, and ecological dynamics of a woodrat hybrid zone (genus Neotoma) in Southern California Ph. D., Biology 2009 YB2009 .S57
Thorne, John Wayne De novo design and construction of a knockout gene for the ApcA cytochrome in acidiphilium cryptum JF-5 M.S., Microbiology 2009 Y2009 .T58
Troy, Ronald J. Survival of mountain quail (Oreortyx pictus) translocated to south-central Idaho from two distinct source populations M.S., Biology 2009 Y2009 .T76
Bansal, Sheel. Role of carbon balance during establishment of conifer trees in the timberline ecotone Ph. D., Biology 2008 YB2008 .B35
Blackmore, William Sidney Effects of thermal treatment on an actively dechlorinating microbial community within a chlorinated solvent contaminated groundwater system M.S., Biology 2008 Y2008 .B52
Cambrin, Scott. Body condition and over-winter survival in neonatal rattlesnakes : an experimental test M.S., Biology 2008 Y2008 .C34
Chaudhari, Kritika. Role of sex and endothelial nitric oxide synthase in modulating the expression of cystathionine gamma-lyase in heart, brain, and skeletal muscle of mouse M.S., Biology 2008 Y2008 .C45
Hatch, Wayne O. Comparison of colorimetric and chemiluminescent ELISAs for the detection of antibodies to Blastomyces dermatitidis M.S., Microbiology 2008 Y2008 .H37
Hilliard, David Preston Modeling and mapping reptile distributions on the Idaho National Laboratory M.S., Biology  2008 Y2008 .H54
Jones, Jason Leon "tail" of two streams : factors influencing Rocky Mountain tailed frog (Ascaphus montanus) tadpole distribution and abundance in Idaho and Montana M.S., Biology 2008 Y2008 .J66
Kavran, Christina Establishing the link between antibiotic and radiation persistence in Escherichia coli M.S., Biology 2008 Y2008 .K37
King, Tracey Ann, Predictive GIS model of bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea) range and preliminary model of its habitat within the conterminous United States M.S., Biology 2008 Y2008 .K55
Kumasaka, Debra K. Investigating the role of caspase-mediated cleavage of the amyloid precursor protein following overexpression of Bcl-2 in a novel transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease M.S., Biology 2008 Y2008 .K75
Liu, Chang. Phylogenetic investigations in Myoporum (Scrophulariaceae: Myoporeae) : sequence analysis of one nuclear and six chloroplast loci M.S., Biology  2008 Y2008 .L58
Malison, Rachel L. Effects of wildfire on aquatic insect assemblages, emerging adult insects, and riparian consumers in a wilderness watershed M.S., Biology  2008 Y2008 .M34
Mohan, Nishant. Domain specific regulation of deactivation in skeletal muscle sodium channels M.S., Biology  2008 Y2008 .M64
Rudebusch, Faith Impact of the introduction of cattle on the food web of Sanak Island, AK M.S., Biology  2008 Y2008 .R91
Schoen, Sarah K. Interactions of people, foxes, and birds in the Aleutian Islands : the case of the Sanak Archipelago, Alaska M.S., Biology  2008 Y2008 .S36
Sheeley, Nicole Ann Evolutionary trends in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli : interactions between the bacterial chromosome and temperate Shiga toxin-transducing phage M.S., Biology  2008 Y2008 .S55
Smidt, Scott Does harassment by unpaired males influence egg-laying behavior in the damselfly Enallagma boreale? D.A., Biology 2008 YB2008 .S26
Todd, Sarra L. Trophic biomass and abundance relationships in streams of the Panther Creek Watershed, Idaho : implications for drift-feeding fishes M.S., Biology 2008 Y2008 .T62
Whiting, Jericho Condie Behavior and ecology of reintroduced Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ph. D., Biology  2008 YB2008 .W45
Battiprolu, Pavan Kumar Sex differences in cardiac function and glucose metabolism in immature rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Ph. D., Biology  2007 YB2007 .B27
Briggs, Brandon R. Characterization of biofilm formation in Acidiphilium cryptum JF-5 M.S., Microbiology  2007 Y2007 .B73
Bruer, Sarah E. J. Epidemiology of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the boreal toad (Bufo boreas boreas) M.S., Biology  2007 Y2007 .B77
Clingenpeel, Scott R. Development and application of methods for bioremediation site assessment and monitoring involving toluene oxygenase pathways Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .C54
Coates, Peter S. Greater sage grouse (Centrocerus urophasianus) nest predation and incubation behavior Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .C62
Cook, Lawrence L. Cesium in soils and plants of the sagebrush steppe ecosystem Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .C66
Day, Mitchell D. Applications of comparative genomics to prokaryotic phylogenetics and metagenomics Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .D39
Hartle, R. Todd Collection of research reporting, theoretical analysis, and practical applications in science education : examining qualitative research methods, action research, educator-researcher partnerships, and constructivist learning theory D.A., Biology 2007 YB2007 .H27
Hopkins, Jessica M. Spatial and temporal evaluation of macroinvertebrate communities in the Portneuf River, Idaho ; &, An inquiry-based field and laboratory exercise on in-stream leaf litter decay D.A., Biology 2007 YB2007 .H66
Jenkins, Christopher Ecology and conservation of rattlesnakes in sagebrush steppe ecosystems : landscape disturbance, small mammal communities, and Great Basin rattlesnake reproduction Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .J46
Johnson, Deborah Alongi Evolution of the monosaccharide transporter gene family in land plants Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .J63
Lamansky, James A. Use of hoop nets seeded with mature brook trout to capture conspecifics M.S., Biology 2007 Y2007 L35
Ledbetter, Rhesa N. Microbial life signatures : novel biogenic mineral production and enzyme detection in microorganisms M.S., Microbiology 2007 Y2007 .L43
Lee, James Eric. Detection methods and analysis of pathogenic genes in Escherichia coli Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .L43
Miller, Katie Erin G. Connectivity, relatedness, and winter roost ecology of Townsend's big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) M.S., Biology 2007 Y2007 .M55
Pontius, Kira E. Changes in reproductive strategy in response to elevation in a burying beetle M.S., Biology 2007 Y2007 .P66
Ray, Allison Elizabeth Discovery and characterization of a novel anaerobe with a potential role in bioremediation of metal-contaminated subsurface environments Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .R39
Relyea, Christina D. Fine inorganic sediment effects on stream macroinvertebrates Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .R44
Schroeder, Cody A. Sexual segregation and foraging ecology of Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep during winter M.S., Biology 2007 Y2007 .S37
Seiler, Meredith B. Subspecies and ecologically based categories predict morpholoigcal [sic] divergence among cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii ssp.) populations D.A., Biology 2007 YB2007 .S44
Seiler, Steven Michael Ecological and environmental investigations of competition between native Yellowstone cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii bouvieri), rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), and their hybrids Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .S45
Shurley, Jack F. Blastomyces dermatitidis : antigenic evaluation of yeast phase lysates Ph. D., Microbiology 2007 YB2007 .S58
Turek, Nichole Catherine Mechanisms and motivations in avian copulation M.S., Biology 2007 Y2007 .T87
Warwick, Joseph Nathanael Assessing functional bilateral asymmetry in chukar (Alectoris chukar) testes M.S., Biology 2007 Y2007 .W37
Whitney, Tiffany Jo. SAGE : a powerful technique used to analyze transcription profiles in lymphangioleiomyomatosis-derived cells and in Dictyostelium amoeba Ph. D., Biology 2007 YB2007 .W47
Atkins, Brandon W. Utilization of a chemiluminescent substrate in ELISA methodology for detection of Blastomyces dermatitidis antibodies M.S., Microbiology 2006 Y2006 .A84
Bell, Kayce Chanay Historic and contemporary genetic patterns in desert-dwelling ground squirrels, subgenus Xerospermophilus M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .B44
Cotter, Paul A. Hemodynamics and the influence of anesthetics on the electrical properties of the rainbow trout heart D.A., Biology 2006 YB2006 .C67
Durtschi, Lynn S. Bystander effects in Schizosaccharomyces pombe M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .D87
Gilliland, Kimberly D. Effects of ancient Aleuts and contemporary introduced grazers on vegetation and soils of Sanak Island, AK M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .G54
Horton, Rene N. Characterization of psychrotolerant bacterial communities, isolates, and enzymes / by René N. Horton. Ph. D., Biology 2006 YB2006 .H67
Jochimsen, Denim Ecological effects of roads on herpetofauna : a literature review and empirical study examining seasonal and landscape influences on snake road mortality in eastern Idaho M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .J62
Knudsen, Jonathan Influence of prehistoric Aleut occupation on modern bird and mammal assemblages and the influence of raptors on the food web of Sanak, Alaska M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .K58
Li, Zhen Analyzing dissolved microbial DNA in aquifer water M.S., Microbiology 2006 Y2006 .L5
Lowe, Brad S. Greater sage grouse use of threetip sagebrush and seeded sagebrush steppe M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .L68
Petzke, Lynn M. Quantification of bacterial urease genes in the environment M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .P49
Rugenski, Amanda T. Effects of a riparian fertilization with an ¹N-labelled tracer on stream processes in two Idaho streams M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .R83
Runck, Amy Marie After the ice : post-glacial colonization and hybridization in red-backed voles (genus Myodes) Ph. D., Biology 2006 YB2006 .R73
Schoby, Gregory P. Home range analysis of bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) and westslope cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki lewisi) in the Upper Salmon River Basin, Idaho M.S., Biology 2006 Y2006 .S36
Sestero, Christine M. Immunological and molecular characterization of Blastomyces dermatitidis isolates from multiple geographic locations Ph. D., Microbiology  2006 YB2006 .S47
Shaw, Jason Assessment of critical thinking skills in anatomy and physiology students who practice writing higher-order multiple choice questions D.A., Biology  2006 YB2006 .S52
Smith, Jonathon R. Isolation and characterization of extremely radiation resistant strains of the model archaeon Halobacterium sp. NRC-1 M.S., Microbiology  2006 Y2006 .S64
Sparks, Ivor Noa Clutch dynamics and incubation response to experimental partial clutch loss in American coots (Fulica americana) M.S., Biology  2006 Y2006 .S72
Yoo, Minchung Hip structure and locomotion in terrestrial ambulatory carnivores M.S., Biology  2006 Y2006 .Y66
Austin, Karen Emily Skeletal adaptations in Bison latifrons to accommodate larger horn cores and vertebral sexual dimorphism in Bison bison D.A., Biology  2005 YB2005 .A97
Bechtold, Heather A. Distribution of total carbon, total nitrogen, and nitrogen mineralization pools following shrub removal and nitrogen additions in sagebrush steppe M.S., Biology  2005 Y2005 .B42
Daw, Kelli Jo Effects of sex and food deprivation on energy substrates in tissues of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) M.S., Biology 2005 Y2005 .D38
Doering, Sarah Cooper Modeling rattlesnake hibernacula on the Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho M.S., Biology  2005 Y2005 .D63
Gerrish, Robert S. Bacterial hosts of EHEC virulence genes M.S., Microbiology  2005 Y2005 .G47
Leeseberg, Christopher Arthur Prey size and abundance and temperature as predictors of growth efficiency for stream-dwelling cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki) M.S., Biology  2005 Y2005 .L43
Qvarnemark, Linda M. Guild-specific effects of granivores on the temporal and spatial dynamics of a desert seed bank Ph. D., Biology 2005 YB2005 .Q82
Ray, Andrew M. Physical, chemical, and biological interactions in wetlands : a case study using Fairview Constructed Wetland in southeastern Idaho Ph. D., Biology 2005 YB2005 .R39
Roomiany, Pahresah L. Morphological transition of Blastomyces dermatitidis from mycelia to yeast cells : the inhibitory effects of estrogen compounds M.S., Microbiology 2005 Y2005 .R66
Selfa, Nicola R. Investigation of radiation-induced bystander effects in the model signaling organism Dictyostelium discoideum M.S., Microbiology 2005 Y2005 .S47
Snyder, Reuben Nutrient spiraling uptake lengths and livestock-grazing effects in Idaho high-desert mountain streams M.S., Biology 2005 Y2006 .S71
Thompson, Mary Elizabeth Evolution of pacing in the family Camelidae Ph. D., Biology 2005 YB2005 .T46
Waltari, Eric Charles Evolution of high-latitude mammals : phylogeography and historical demography of arctic hares (Lepus spp.) and shrews of the Sorex cinereus complex Ph. D., Biology 2005 YB2005 .W34
DeRusseau, Sabrina N. Effects of bat-friendly gates on bat species richness and behavior M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .D47
DiCristina, Katherine M. Effects of neighboring vegetation and soil moisture on establishment of mountain big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana) seedlings after fire in sagebrush steppe M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .D52
Hasselquist, Niles J. Interactions of fungal symbionts and conifer seedlings near alpine treeline M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .H37
Jenkins, Amy R. Net energy intake as a predictor of habitat quality for stream-dwelling Yellowstone cutthroat trout M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .J46
Lipscomb, Lyla. Creation of a genomic library of SN1, a bacteriophage specific for Sphaerotilus natans M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .L56
Maher, Eliza L. Effects of surrounding vegetation on establishment of conifer seedlings in alpine treeline ecotones of the Rocky Mountains M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .M33
Pappani, Karie Water relations of a sagebrush steppe community: performance of Stipa comata (needle and thread grass) and Agropyron dasytachyum (thick-spiked wheatgrass) M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .P36
Perkins, Todd Comparative studies on the ability of nine Blastomyces dermatitidis antigens to elicit a delayed dermal hypersensitivity response in immunized guinea pigs M.S., Microbiology  2004 Y2004 .P47
Schuetz, Brian K. Floristic study of the woody species of a high Andean cloud forest on Bombolí Mountain, Ecuador M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .S38
Shive, Jeremy P. Mapping amphibian habitat distribution in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, ID, using multiple scales of remotely sensed data M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .S54
Spear, Stephen Landscape effects on genetic structure in tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum melanostictum) populations across the northern range of Yellowstone National Park M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .S67
Swenson, Michael W. Potential effects of polyacrylamide (PAM) on an experimental agricultural wetland M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .S94
Tyler, Tina Lynn Detection and characterization of urease genes in groundwater bacterial communities Ph. D., Biology  2004 YB2004 .T94
Wadsworth, Nicholas K. Identification of soil bacteria and yeasts collected from mouse carcass skin samples processed by burying beetles and discovery, characterization, and specificity of antimicrobial activities found in burying beetle (Nicrophorus) secretions M.S., Biology  2004 Y2004 .W32
Bauer, Cassondra Ann Adaptations in the plantar soft tissue in the foot of plantigrade apes and humans M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .B38
Blum, Scott Habitat use by mountain lions (Puma concolor) in the northern Great Basin M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .B58
Bobinski, Lorena Use of table-top job analysis to determine staffing qualifications in a clinical microbiology laboratory M.S., Microbiology  2003 Y2003 .B62
Cossel, John Olen Changes in reptile populations in the Snake River Birds of Prey Area, Idaho, between 1978-79 and 1997-98 : the effects of weather, habitat, and wildfire D.A., Biology  2003 YB2003 .C67
Eddingsaas, Aren Andrew Effects of Pleistocene glacial processes on Beringia : the evolutionary history of the Arctic ground squirrel (Spermophilus parryii) M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .E32
Farrar, Richard Scott Effects of steroids on performance of isolated ventricle strips from rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .F37
Johnson, David Robert Species composition, diversity, and productivity of plant communities on prehistoric Aleut village sites on the western Alaska Peninsula M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .J62
Larson, Shannon Nichole Role of prolactin in regulating summer hair growth cycles of mink (Mustela vison) M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .L37
Llewellyn, Robin L. Distribution of amphibians and reptiles on Craig Mountain, Idaho : a test of the Gap Analysis models M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .L53
Lucid, Michael K. Phylogeography of Keen's mouse (Peromyscus keeni) in a naturally fragmented landscape M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .L82
Mundt, Jacob T. Detection of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) in Swan Valley, Idaho, using hyperspectral remote sensing with limited training data M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .M86
Murphy, Patrick D. Effects of different species of introduced salmonids on amphibians in headwater lakes of north-central Idaho M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .M87
O'Hearn, Pamela Paasché Breeding biology of chukar (Alectoris chukar) and the suitability of subcutaneously implanted telemetry devices as a research tool M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .O33
Pappani, Jason W. Treatment of agricultural water pollution by a wetland designed and managed for waterfowl and wildlife habitat M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .P36
Peterson, Maia L. Diversity of the temperature-dependent bys1 gene in Blastomyces dermatitidis isolates of varied geographic origins M.S., Microbiology  2003 Y2003 .P37
Petrisko, Jill E. Identification of Saprolegnia and Achlya isolated from aquatic habitats throughout the Pacific Northwest using a molecular phylogenetic analysis ; &, Diseases and amphibian declines : what are the implications for Saprolegnia spp. in amphibian declines? D.A., Biology  2003 YB2003 .P47
Ray, Heather L. Macroinvertebrate community composition and decomposition of cattail and bulrush litter in a newly constructed and an established wetland M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .R39
Shurley, Jack F. Detection of Blastomyces dermatitidis antigen in urine specimens from dogs with blastomycosis M.S., Microbiology  2003 Y2003 .S58
Tanner, Vanessa Construction of a genomic library from Physarum polycephalum microplasmodia M.S., Microbiology  2003 Y2003 .T36
Tomasik, Eric J. Mitochondrial phylogeography and conservation genetics of wolverine (Gulo gulo) in northwestern North America M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .T65
Weckworth, Byron Vance Phylogeography and population dynamics of wolves (Canis lupus) in the Pacific Northwest M.S., Biology  2003 Y2003 .W42
Billingsley, Josh Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) mRNA expression in mink (Mustela vison) skin during natural and artificially induced winter fur growth M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .B54
Buckwalter, Seanne Patrick Postfire vegetation dynamics in sagebrush steppe on the eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .B82
Charter, Nicolas Jack Use of Rotofor® IEF fractions as a strain differentiation tool for Blastomyces dermatitidis M.S., Microbiology  2002 Y2002 .C42
Fowles, Gretchen Irene Habitat use and population characteristics of newly reintroduced California bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis californiana) in south-central Idaho M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .F68
Hayes, Ashley R. Effects of wind on the call transmission and behavior of pikas (Ochotona princeps) M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .H39
Liu, Mei Water quality assessment for the Portneuf River total maximum daily load program M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .L58
Lung, Mark A. Influence of herd size, conspecific risk, and predation risk on the vigilance of elk (Cervus elaphus) in Yellowstone National Park ; & Interest, learning, and a thematic biology course D.A., Biology  2002 YB2002 .L86
Merriam, Jennifer C. Movements and habitat selection in northern leopard frogs (Rana pipiens) in southeastern Idaho D.A., Biology  2002 YB2002 .M47
Merrick, Melissa J. Thermal ecology and thermoregulatory ability of three Nicrophorus species in Idaho and Colorado, U.S.A. M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .M47
Peck, Ryan David. Seasonal changes in foraging behavior and the roles of plant abundance, nitrogen, and phenolics in the diet choice of pikas (Ochotona princeps) M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .P42
Relyea, Scott E. Effects of substrate reflectance, light intensity, and time of season on stream periphyton biomass and pigment levels M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .R44
Sauder, Joel D. Factors influencing avian abundance and diversity in sagebrush steppe, juniper woodland, and aspen woodland communities of southeast Idaho M.S., Biology  2002 Y2002 .S28
Axtell, Robert C. Molecular and serological comparisons of Blastomyces dermatitidis M.S., Microbiology  2001 Y2001 .A96
Barbur, John   D.A., Biology 2001  
Burton, Stephen R. Amphibian declines in southeast Idaho : using modeling to assess the habitat loss hypothesis D.A., Biology 2001 YB2001 .B87
Dobson, Christopher Measuring higher cognitive development in anatomy and physiology students D.A., Biology 2001 YB2001 .D62
Hunt, Jason Lynn Prolactin receptor concentrations in mink (Mustela vison) skin during natural and artificially induced growth of the winter fur M.S., Biology  2001 Y2001 .H85
Kauffman, Mary E. Effects of bacterial attachment to basalt on production of toluene oxygenase enzymes M.S., Biology 2001 Y2001 .K37
Konvalinka, Julie M. Effects of ambient ultraviolet-B radiation on growth, morphology and photosynthesis of douglas-fir seedlings (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and the implications for environmental stress tolerance M.S., Biology  2001 Y2001 .K65
Loxterman, Janet L. The impact of habitat fragmentation on the population genetic structure of pumas (Puma concolor) in Idaho Ph. D., Biology  2001 YB2001 .L69
Nield, Becky A. Molecular genetic studies of gender expression in angiosperms : early ovule development in Nicotiana tabacum M.S., Biology  2001 Y2001 .N64
O'Connell, Sean Microbial diversity in pristine and contaminated subsurface environments : detection of archaeal species and assessment of bacterial richness and evenness using molecular and culture-based techniques Ph. D., Biology  2001 YB2001 .O36
Pratt, Guy Cameron Components of habitat selection, predation risk and biobarrier design for use in managing populations of ground squirrels on low-level radioactive waste landfill caps M.S., Biology  2001 Y2001 .P73
Silverman, Heather Gwen Investigation into glucose transporter proteins in fish M.S., Biology  2001 Y2001 .S54
Simons, Erin Mary Predicting suitable habitat for the pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis) using a Geographic Information System M.S., Biology  2001 Y2001 .S55
Snyder, Eric B. Effect of anthropogenic alteration on large river structure and function measured by algal response to nutrient regime, ecosystem metabolism, carbon cycling, and energy flow Ph. D., Biology   2001 YB2001 .S69
Wenninger, Erik J. Insect community response to plant diversity and productivity in a sagebrush steppe ecosystem M.S., Biology  2001 Y2001 .W45
Campbell, Leslie Identification of a histidine kinase in the dimorphic pathogenic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis M.S., Microbiology  2000 Y2000 .C35
Chipman, Jayne Preliminary floral key of Indian Rocks area of critical environmental concern : a sagebrush steppe community of southeast Idaho M.S., Biology  2000 Y2000 .C45
Clark, J. Jason Effects of ventricular enlargement on the growth and perfusion of the coronary microvasculature and on the oxygenation potential of cardiomyocytes in the male rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) M.S., Biology  2000 Y2000 .C52
Hawk, Jeremy E. Amphibian declines in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem : do thermally influenced waters protect boreal toads from bacterial disease? M.S., Biology  2000 Y2000 .H38
Holmes, Brian Russell Mountain lion in southeastern Idaho : population characteristics and a test of optimal foraging theory M.S., Biology  2000 Y2000 .H64
Johnson, Karen G. Social and geographic factors affecting pertussis susceptibility in Idaho children aged 6 to 59 months M.S., Microbiology  2000 Y2000 .J63
Miller, Amber Reese Development of a fluorescence-based assay for soluble methane monooxygenase M.S., Microbiology  2000 Y2000 .M54
Myler, Cary D. Habitat improvement for an endangered springsnail in southwest Idaho M.S., Biology  2000 Y2000 .M95
Oamek, Mark L. Molecular genetic studies of Blastomyces dermatitidis M.S., Microbiology  2000 Y2000 .O25
Schomberg, Jesse D. Relationships between landscape factors and aquatic macroinvertebrates in Idaho large rivers M.S., Biology  2000 Y2000 .S35
Witt, W. Christopher Effects of isolation on small mammal populations (Clethrionomys gapperi and Peromyscus maniculatus) in a desert matrix M.S., Biology  2000 Y2000 .W57
Wray, Dwight D. The effectiveness of undergraduate researchers and the effect of undergraduate research on the student D.A., Biology 2000 Y2000 .W57