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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Control Of Dry Adhesion Via Mechanics And Structuring, Aoyi Luo

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Reading The Past: Ruins And Historical Writing In England, 800-1400, Anna Lyman

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The Statistical Mechanics Of Human Behavior, Christopher William Lynn

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Rethinking Standards-Textbook Alignment: How Elementary Math Textbooks Are Interpreting And Enacting The Common Core State Standards, Rowan Eliot Machalow

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Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell Therapy For The Treatment Of Hiv, Colby Maldini

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Solvent-Driven Infiltration Of Polymer (sip) Into Nanoparticle Packings, Neha Manohar

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Therapeutic Genetic Variation Revealed In Diverse Hsp104 Homologs, Zachary Mcdowell March

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Essays On Labor Markets And Cities, Paolo Martellini

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What Capital Matters? How First-Generation, Latinx Students At Hispanic-Serving Institutions Apply And Transition Into Graduate School, Andrew Martinez

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Nanostructure Engineering In Two-Dimensional Materials Beyond Graphene, Paul Masih Das

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Measuring Melanopsin Function In Humans To Understand Photophobia In Migraine, Harrison Mcadams

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A Drunken Bee: Sunthorn Phu And The Buddhist Landscapes Of Early Bangkok, Paul L. Mcbain

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Twist, Snail, And Sox9 Form An Allosterically Regulated Complex, The Emtosome, On A Bipartite E-Box Site., Daniel Mccracken

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Figures Of Speech: The Relational And Generic Forms Of Vocal Disability In Nineteenth-Century Culture, Riley Brice Mcguire

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Tau Interdomain Relationships: Re-Examining The Role Of The Proline Rich Region In Tau's Structure And Function In Vitro, Kristen May Mckibben

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Cancer Cell Antiviral Signaling Amplifies Transcription Output Through Chromatin Alterations To Drive Therapy Resistance, Bihui Melidosian

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The Effects Of Noncovalent Interactions Studied By Ultrafast Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy, Stephen Lewis Meloni

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Investigating Algorithms In Non-Adiabatic Dynamics: Extension, Benchmark, And Application, Gaohan Miao

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Longitudinal Analyses Of Epigenetic Correlates Of Externalizing And Internalizing Disorders, Izabela Milaniak

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The Microtubule Regulator Ringmaker Functions Downstream Of Rtca And The Rna Repair/splicing Pathway To Promote Axon Regeneration, Ernest John Monahan-Vargas

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Projecting Power In The Dawnland: Weaponizing Settlement In The Gulf Of Maine World, 1710-1800, Alexandra Lunn Montgomery

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Iron Imaging In Myocardial Infarction Reperfusion Injury, Brianna F. Moon

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Development Of A Gene Therapy For Muscular Dystrophy And The Broader Implications Of Immune Responses To Vector Encoded Antigens, Leon Morales

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Regulation Of Postnatal Epidermal Differentiation And Maintenance Of Hair Follicle Stem Cell Quiescence By Klf4, Deborah J. Moran

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The Making Of A Distinguished Reader: Francophone Stories Of Literary Initiation, Fiona Moreno

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The Influence Of Social Determinants Of Health On Family And Self-Management Of Type 1 Diabetes In Black Single Caregiver Families, Jennifer Faith Morone

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Nonabelianization, Spectral Data And Cameral Data, Benedict Morrissey

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A Place In Paris? Formulations Of Citizenship, Culture, And Identity In The Black American Parisian Community, Sonita Moss

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The Domain Of Gas: Energy Technologies And The Environment In Modern Iran, 1935–1995, Ciruce Alexander Movahedi-Lankarani

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Changes Within The Urban Environment And Their Effect On Crime And The Criminal Justice System, Ruth Ann Moyer

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News Reading Publics And Audience Fragmentation: Evidence From Online India (2014-2018), Subhayan Mukerjee

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Isolation And Characterization Of Novel Adeno-Associated Viruses For The Advancement Of Gene Therapy, Kalyani Nambiar

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Towards Ethical Machine Learning: New Algorithms For Fairness And Privacy, Seth Neel

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Mapping And Directing Branched-Chain Amino Acid Metabolism In Health And Insulin Resistance, Michael Dale Neinast

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From Assembled Images To Assembled Texts: Literary Montage In Weimar Germany, David R. Nelson

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Ligand Design For The Separation Of Rare Earth Elements, Joshua Nelson

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Defining The Nature Of Cd8+ T Cell Responses In Lymphoid Tissues Of Hiv-1 Elite Controllers: An Implication For Hiv Cure, Son Ngoc Nguyen

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Part I: Vanadium–catalyzed Asymmetric–oxidative Coupling Of Hydroxycarbazoles Part Ii: Novel Method For The Manganese Catalyzed Homo-Coupling Of Tyrosine Part Iii: Progress Towards A Method For Oxidative C-O Coupling Part Iv: Oxidative Photocatalytic Homo- And Cross-Coupling Of Phenols: Non-Enzyma, Kyle Andrew Niederer

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The Ties That Bind: World War Ii-Era Population Displacement And The Politics Of Family Reunification In The Ussr, 1941-1975, Kelsey L. Norris

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Part I Expansion Of Type Ii Anion Relay Chemistry (arc); Part Ii Synthesis Of A Recyclable Polymer-Supported Siloxane Transfer Agent For Transition Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions (ccr) Of Organolithiums, Kevin Tyler O'brien

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Anti- Bacterial Properties Of Bisphenolic Honokiol Derivatives, Cristian Ochoa

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Statistical Approaches To Address Correlated Measurement Error In A Failure-Time Outcome And Covariates, Eric Oh

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Networked Memorialization: Victims Of Communism Memorials In Germany, Russia, And The U.s., Samantha Oliver

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Models Of Trade And Polity Formation In Bronze Age Northeastern Iran, Ca. 3200-1600 Bce, Kyle Gregory Olson

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Structural Aspects Of Selective Inhibitor Binding To Histone Deacetylase 6 And Related Deacetylases, Jeremy Daniel Osko

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Estimation, Mapping And Navigation With Micro Aerial Vehicles For Infrastructure Inspection, Tolga Ozaslan

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On The Breakdown Of Stability For The Muskat Problem And The Epitaxial Growth Equation, Esteban Andres Paduro Williamson

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Genome Integrity And Cell Division: Next-Generation Answers To Enduring Questions, Jacob Paiano

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Part I. Mechanism Of Chromium-Salen Catalyzed Oxidative Cross-Coupling Of Phenols Part Ii. Chromium-Salen Catalyzed Oxidative Cross-Coupling Of N,n-Disubstituted Anilines And Aminonaphthalenes With Phenols And Naphthols Part Iii. Hydrogen Bond Strength Determination Using Colorimetric Sensor Of Wea, Thomas John Paniak

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Studies Of The Airbnb Peer-To-Peer Platform, Qi Pan

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Control Of Systemic Lipid Metabolism By Adipocyte Mtor Signaling, Lauren Michele Paolella

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Three Essays On Noncognitive Factors, Friendship Networks And Education Outcomes, Ji Eun Park

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Ciudadanos Íntimos: Modulaciones De La Historia Y La Memoria Durante La Temporalidad De Crisis En España (2001-2019), Joaquin J. Pascual

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Informal Institutions And Development, Raj Patel

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The Genomic Evolution Of Breast Cancer Metastasis, Matt R. Paul

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Learning To Reconstruct 3d Humans, Georgios Pavlakos

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Exploring The Role Of Palliative Care In Lung Transplantation, Factors Influencing Integration, And Patients’ And Caregivers’ Palliative Care Needs, Patricia C. Pawlow

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Functional Molecular Imaging With Dnp-13c-Mrsi, Nicholas Rainer Perkons

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Essays In Banking And Corporate Finance, Stefano Pietrosanti

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The Little Men Of Law: A Social History Of The Late Roman Jurist, Ryan Pilipow

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Environmental And Genetic Influence On Cognition In Als-Ftd Spectrum Disease, Katerina Placek

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Emergent Governance: The Politics Of Competition In Digital Markets, Pawel Popiel

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Dna Mediated Particle Adhesion, Christopher L. Porter

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The Achaian Koinon: An Economic History, Ruben Matthew Post

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Novel Microfluidic Systems As Tools To Study Hemostasis, Izmarie Poventud-Fuentes

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Global Anthropocene Fiction And The Politics Of Climate Disaster, Martin Premoli

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Nature, Better: Reconstituting Wood In American Architecture, 1927-1941, Erin Putalik

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Theoretical Studies And Ab Initio Simulations Of Heterogeneous Phenomena On Surfaces And Interfaces, Tian Qiu

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Characterizing Local Splicing Variations From Heterogeneous Rna-Sequencing Datasets, Caleb Matthew Radens

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Black Muslim Freedom Dreams: Islamic Education, Transnational Migration, And Mobility, Samiha Rahman

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Controllable, Synthetic Membrane-Less Organelles From Recombinant Proteins, Ellen Reed

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Vaccine Mediated Immunity To Malaria, Sophia Marie Reeder

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Characterizing And Predicting Hydrophobicity At The Nanoscale To Inform Protein Interactions, Nicholas Benjamin Rego

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A Role For Tachykinin 1 Preoptic Neurons In Natural And Anesthetic-Induced Arousal State Regulation, Sarah Lorraine Reitz

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Closeness Through Distance: The Reformulation Of Kinship And Racialized Punishment In U.s. Immigration, Sara Rendell

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Cross-National Generalizability Of Student And School Effects On Science Achievement, Wan Ren

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Antigen Quality: Dissimilarity To The Self-Proteome As A Novel Determinant Of Immunogenicity, Lee Philip Richman

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The Molecular Basis Of Membrane Interactions Of Peripheral Membrane Proteins, Jaclyn Ann Robustelli

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Hcmv Car T Cells As A Novel Platform For Glioblastoma Cancer Immunotherapy, Jesse Luna Rodriguez

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The Association Of Patients' Analgesic Treatment Beliefs And Trade-Offs With Analgesic Adherence Behaviors Among Outpatients With Cancer Pain, William E. Rosa

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Change And Continuity: Birth Practices From The Middle Kingdom Through The New Kingdom, Charlotte Rose

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T-Bet Expressing B Cells With Distinct Residency And Functional Characteristics Give Rise To Plasma Cells, Rebecca Laura Rosenthal

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Mechanisms For The Attenuation Of White Matter Abnormalities Due To Hiv Infection And Antiretroviral Therapies, Lindsay M. Roth

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Spatial Preference And Spatial Choice: Class-Based Differences In How U.s. High School Students Choose College, Roman Castro Ruiz

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Cd4 Receptor Diversity Among African Primates Protects Against Siv Infection, Ronnie Matthew Russell

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Modeling Complex Neurological Disorders With Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Sean K. Ryan

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Essays On The Economics Of Crime, Rachel D. Ryley

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Fbxw7 Triggers Degradation Of Kmt2d To Favor Growth Of Mature B-Type Malignant Cells, Rizwan Saffie

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Traumatic Brain Injury As An Environmental Risk Factor For Neurodegeneration: Elucidating Causal Mechanisms With Drosophila, Janani Saikumar

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The Word Became Thread And Was Stitched Among Us: Embroidering Literacy & Identity In Early North America & The British Isles, Kelsey Salvesen

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Essays In Consumer Finance And Banking, Kian Samaee

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Gene Regulation Displays An Enrichment Of Both Additive And Multiplicative Outcomes When Combining The Effects Of Two Cell Signals, Eric Michael Sanford

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Association Between Nurse Burnout And Patient Outcomes In U.s. Hospitals, Amelia Ellen Schlak

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Makers And The Art Market: Marketing And Aesthetics Of Edo-Period Ceramics, Harrison Schley

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Novel Insights Into The Genetic And Environmental Determinants Of Enteric Nervous System Biology, Sabine Schneider

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Computational Investigations Of Neuronal Network Responses To Traumatic Brain Injury, Samantha Nicole Schumm

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Essays On Gender And Careers, Shoshana Schwartz

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Voice And Case Phenomena In Lithuanian Morphosyntax, Milena Sereikaite

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Clinically Assisted Reproduction Among Sexual Minority Women: Plans, Pivots, And Partnered-Decisions, Patrina Sexton Topper

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The Global Landscape Of Rna-Protein Interactions In Physcomitrium Patens Aba Response And A Model Of Mammalian Erythropoesis, Mengge Shan