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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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The Effects of Curricular Change on Student Learning and Well-Being in Biomedical and Clinical Education, Rachel Jalaire Tomco Novak

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Saprotrophic Capacity of Endophytic Fungi, Emily L. Davis

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Using Phased Whole Genome Sequence Data to Better Understand the Role of Compound-Heterozygous Variants in Pediatric Diseases, Dustin B. Miller

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Applications of and Algorithms for Genome Assembly and Genomic Analyses with an Emphasis on Marine Teleosts, Brandon D. Pickett

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Taxonomy and Phylogenetics of Island Damselflies (Odonata: Coenagrionidae: Vanuatubasis), Natalie Anne Saxton

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Test-Enhanced Learning in Post-Secondary Biology Courses: The Effect of Cues and Incentives on High-Level Learning, Bryn Ellen St. Clair

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Increasing Introductory Biology Students' Modeling Mastery Through Visualizing Population Growth Models, Samantha Rae Wasson

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Saprotrophy Among Endophytic Fungi, Emily Marissa Weatherhead

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Synthesizing Phylogeography and Community Ecology to Understand Patterns of Community Diversity, Trevor J. Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Designing and Assessing New Educational Pedagogies in Biology and Health Promotion, Kristian Ciarah Cook

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A Morphological Phylogeny of Odonatoptera: Examining Missing Data in a Group with a lot of "Naturally" Missing Data, Robert James Erickson

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Characterization of Hemicellulose Biosynthesis Genes in Avena, Melissa Coon Fogarty

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Climate Change, Increased Wildfire Frequency, and Rodent-Exclusion Create Opportunities for Exotic Grass Invasion and Alter the Timing and Availability of Soil Water, Joshua Clark Gilman

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Predation Environment Does Not Predict Life History in Morphologically-Constrained Fish Alfaro cultratus (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae), Kaitlyn Beard Golden

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Diagnosis and the Role of Chemokine Receptors in Alzheimer's Disease, Josue David Gonzalez Murcia

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Pedagogical Approaches and Instructional Content that Predict Increased Acceptance of Biological Evolution in University Students, Clinton Thomas Laidlaw

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Analyzing Metacommunity Models with Statistical Variance Partitioning: A Review and Meta-Analysis, Kevin Vieira Lamb

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Advances in the Systematics and Evolutionary Understanding of Fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae), Gavin Jon Martin

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A Lake Divided: Regional Shifts in Trophic Niche Structure of Lake Powell Fishes Corresponding to the Invasion of Quagga Mussels, Nathan Richard St Andre

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Transformation of the Dental Faculty to Promote Changes in Dental Educaiton, Clark A. Dana

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Adversarial Deep Neural Networks Effectively Remove Nonlinear Batch Effects from Gene-Expression Data, Jonathan Bryan Dayton

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Multispecies Character Displacement in Mexican Poeciliopsis Fishes, Andrea J. Roth

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Resolving Relationships and Revealing Hybridization in Aliciella Subsection Subnuda (Polemoniaceae), Theresa Conley Saunders

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Heterotrophic Protists as Useful Models for Studying Microbial Food Webs in a Model Soil Ecosystem and the Universality of Complex Unicellular Life, Andrew Robert Thompson

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Mechanism of Positive, Non-Additive Litter Decomposition, Na Yin

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Genetic Basis for Elevated Rheumatic Heart Disease Susceptibility in Samoa, John Bowen Allen

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Species Delimitation Predictions Using Mitochondrial and Nuclear DNA Sequences from the Heteromys pictus-spectabilis Species Complex, Joanna Rosa Bateman

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Biogeography and Natural History of Tiger Moths and Spongillaflies of Intermountain North America with Experimental Studies of Host Preference in the Lichen-Feeder Cisthene angelus (Insecta: Lepdioptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae and Neuroptera: Sisyridae), Makani Layne Fisher

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Biogeography and Natural History of Tiger Moths and Spongillaflies of Intermountain North America with Experimental Studies of Host Preference in the Lichen-Feeder Cisthene angelus (Insecta: Lepdioptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae and Neuroptera: Sisyridae), Makani Layne Fisher

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Small Mammal Diversity, Rattlesnake Demographics, and Resource Utilization in the Great Basin: Implications for Management and Stable Isotope Proxies, Bryan T. Hamilton

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Diversity in Tiller Suppression of Domesticated Cereals: MorphologicalVariance Observed in Maize, Sorghum, and Setaria, Muriel Tahiameiani Longstaff

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Analyzing Codon Usage and Coding Sequence Length Biases Across the Tree of Life, Justin B. Miller

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The Evolutionary Significance of Body Size in Burying Beetles, Ashlee Nichole Momcilovich

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Ecomorph Convergence in Stick Insects (Phasmatodea) with Emphasis on the Lonchodinae of Papua New Guinea, Yelena Marlese Pacheco

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Biotic Filtering in Endophytic Fungal Communities, Kevin Daniel Ricks

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Analysis of Whole Exome Sequence Data in Affected Cousin Pairs from High-Risk Alzheimer's Pedigrees, Lyndsay Ann Staley

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Molecular Evolution of Odonata Opsins, Odonata Phylogenomics and Detection of False Positive Sequence Homology Using Machine Learning, Anton Suvorov

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Genomics and Transcriptomics of Antarctic Nematodes Reveal Drivers of Life History Evolution and Genome Evolution, Xia Xue

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Phylogenetic Relationships, Species Boundaries, and Studies of Viviparity and Convergent Evolution in Liolaemus Lizards, Cesar Augusto Aguilar

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Integrative Analysis to Evaluate Similarity Between BRCAness Tumors and BRCA Tumors, Weston Reed Bodily

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Integrative Analysis to Evaluate Similarity Between BRCAness Tumors and BRCA Tumors, Weston Reed Bodily

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Role of Terrestrial Organic Matter in Food Webs of the Rocky Intertidal Zone, Douglas O. Fairbanks

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Assessing and Improving Student Understanding of Tree-Thinking, Tyler A. Kummer

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Bacterial Community Ecology of the Colon in Mus musculus, Rachel Marie Nettles

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Response to Drought of a Stream Fish Assemblage in a High Elevation Stream in the Intermountain West, Richard M. Simkins

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Lake Powell Food Web Structure: Predicting Effects of Quagga Mussel, Joshua A. Verde

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Phylogenetics, Biogeography, and Patterns of Diversification of GeckosAcross the Sunda Shelf with an Emphasis on the GenusCnemaspis (Strauch, 1887), Perry Lee Wood

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Phylogenetics, Biogeography, and Patterns of Diversification of GeckosAcross the Sunda Shelf with an Emphasis on the GenusCnemaspis (Strauch, 1887), Perry Lee Wood

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Understanding Community and Ecophysiology of Plant Species on the Colorado Plateau, Hannah Elizabeth Yokum

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Understanding Community and Ecophysiology of Plant Species on the Colorado Plateau, Hannah Elizabeth Yokum

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Anal Fin Pigmentation in Brachyrhaphis Fishes is Not Used for Sexual Mimicry, Kandace Mary Hugentobler

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Accepting Evolution and Believing in God: How Religious Persons Perceive the Theory of Evolution, Katherine F. Manwaring

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The Tettigoniidae (Orthoptera: Ensifera): Phylogeny, Origins, and Leaf-Like Crypsis, Joseph D. Mugleston

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Phylogenetic Relationships of Cottids (Pisces: Cottidae) in Upper Snake River Basin of Western North America, Sun Yeong Oh

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Molecular Studies of South American Teiid Lizards (Teiidae: Squamata) from Deep Time to Shallow Divergences, Derek B. Tucker

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Rab Proteins and Alzheimer's: A Current Review of Their Involvement in Amyloid Beta Generation with Focus on Rab10 Expression in N2A-695 Cells, Ivan Arano Rodriguez

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Virulence of Photorhabdus spp.: Examining the Roles of Environment, Evolution, and Genetics in Insect Mortality, Dana Blackburn

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Delimiting Species and Varieties of Cycladenia humilis (Apocynaceae), Holly Kathryn Brabazon

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Water Use of Four Commonly Planted Landscape Tree Species in a Semi-Arid Suburban Environment, Michael Cameron Bunnell

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Spiders or Butterflies? Despite Student Preference, Gender-Biased Lesson Models Do Not Impact Interest, Attitude, and Learning in Biology, Amy N. Buxton

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Environmental and Adaptive Buffers that Mediate the Response of Subalpine Ecosystems to Environmental Change, Lafe G. Conner

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Repeated Trait Evolution Driven by Divergent Natural Selection at Early and Late Stages of Speciation, Spencer J. Ingley

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Latitudinal Variation in Lifetime Survival and Reproduction in a Burying Beetle, Clinton T. Laidlaw

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Bioinformatics for the Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Cotton (Gossypium) Polyploid Complex, Justin Thomas Page

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Exploring the Antibacterial, Antioxidant, and AnticancerProperties of Lichen Metabolites, Gajendra Shrestha

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Evolution and Biogeography of Mesoamerican Small Mammals: With Focus on the Genus Handleyomys and Related Taxa, Ana Villalba Almendra

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Diversification and Speciation Across Sundaland and the Philippines: The Effects of 30 Million Years of Eustatic Flux, Luke J. Welton

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Understanding the Diversification of Central American Freshwater Fishes Using Comparative Phylogeography and Species Delimitation, Justin C. Bagley

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Perceptions and Influences Behind Teaching Practices: Do Teachers Teach as They Were Taught?, Stephanie Elizabeth Cox

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Role of Epistasis in Alzheimer's Disease Genetics, Mark T. Ebbert

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Generality of the Terminal Investment Hypothesis: Effects of Extrinsic Mortality and Resource Availability on Age-Related Reproductive Investment, Allystair Jones

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A Molecular Phylogeny of Lampyridae with Insight into Visual and Bioluminescent Evolution, Gavin Jon Martin

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Variation in Resource Utilization and Cost of Reproduction for Two Burying Beetle Species, Peter J. Meyers

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Small Mammals Matter? Linking Plant Invasion, Biotic Resistance, and Climate Change in Post-Fire Plant Communities, Rory Charles O'Connor

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Spatial Heterogeneity of Ecosystem Metabolism in a Shallow Wetland, Daniel Riley Rackliffe

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The Interaction of Aeolian and Fluvial Processes in Dry Washes on the Colorado Plateau, USA, Beau Jensen Walker

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Application of Next-Generation Transcriptomic Tools for Non-Model Organisms: Gene Discovery and Marker DevelopmentWithin Plecoptera (Insecta), Nicholas Gregory Davis

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Biogeography and Evolution of Neotropical Small Mammals, with Emphasis on Hystricognath Spiny Rats of the Genus Proechimys (Family Echimyidae), Rafael do Nascimento Leite

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Personhood and Cloning: Modern Applications and Ethics of Stem Cell and Cloning Technology, Sariah Cottrell McCarrey

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The Effects of Isolation on Endemic Cozumel Island Rodents: A Test of the Island Rule, Brittany Marie Nuttall

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Mitochondrial Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease and Aging, Perry Gene Ridge

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Evaluating the Performance of Computational Approaches for Identifying Critical Sites in Protein-coding DNA Sequences, Matthew Lewis Bendall

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Testing Crayfish Evolutionary Hypotheses with Phylogenetic Methods, Jesse W. Breinholt

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Phylogenetics of Thysanoptera (Insecta: Paraneoptera), Rebecca S. Buckman

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Effects of Predation Environment and Food Availability on Somatic Growth in the Livebearing Fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora (Pisces: Poeciliidae), Brittany Herrod Gale

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The Phylogeography of the Mountain Sucker [Catostomus (Pantosteus) platyrhynchus], Nina Johanna Laitnen

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A Tree Theory Case Study in Steinernema, Camille Eileen Finlinson Porter

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Stoneflies of Unusual Size: Population Genetics and Systematics Within Pteronarcyidae (Plecoptera), John S. Sproul

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Diversification and Conservation in the South American Dry Biomes: Distribution Modeling and Multilocus Lizard Phylogeography, Fernanda Werneck

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Characterization of sterile tassel silky earl: A Homeotic B-Class Gene Involved in Specification of Floral Organ Identity In Zea mays, Steven Keith Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Changes in Life History within an Individual's Lifetime, Eric J. Billman

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Species Trees and Species Delimitation with Multilocus Data and Coalescent-based Methods: Resolving the Speciation History of the Liolaemus darwinii Group (Squamata, Tropiduridae), Arley Camargo Bentaberry

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An Invasive Species Reduces Aquatic Insect Flux to Terrestrial Food Webs, Steven S. Merkley

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A Floristic Survey of the Lichens of the Spring Mountains, Nevada, USA, Monica W. Proulx

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Genomic Analysis of Nematode-Environment Interaction, Bishwo Adhikari

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Investigation of Potential Trapping Bias in Malaise Traps Due to Mesh Gauge, in Two Habitats, David Jensen Betts

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Student Content Knowledge Increases After Participation in a Hands-on Biotechnology Intervention, Amber L. Bigler

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Infrageneric Relationships Within Collomia (Polemoniaceae), Eric Stewart Green

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Gene Flow and Dispersal of the Caddisfly, Neothremma alicia, in the Rocky Mountains of Utah: A Multiscale Analysis, Xioben Jiang

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Taxonomy and Applied Biogeography of Mongolian Stoneflies (Insecta: Plecoptera), Sarah Walker Judson