NAME

DEGREE

EMPHASIS

ADVISER

THESIS

Abel, Rebecca

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

Measuring habitat use by bats in northeastern Minnesota using acoustic methods

Ahrenstorff, Tyler

Ph.D.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik

Diel vertical migrations and trophic interactions of freshwater organisms 

Ahrenstorff, Tyler

M.S.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik

Seasonally dynamic diel vertical migrations of the opossum shrimp (Mysis relicta), coregonids (Coregonus spp.), and siscowet lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in the pelagic area of Western Lake Superior

Alwan, Fatima

M.S.

CMP

Patricia Scott, Robert Cormier

Investigating the role of KCNQ1 and CFTR as colorectal cancer tumor suppressors

Anderson, Kyle

M.S.

CMP

Matthew Andrews

Multi-omic analysis of hibernator skeletal muscle and calcium handling regulation

Ballinger, Mallory

M.S

CMP

Matthew Andrews 

Seasonal Metabolism Of Brown Adipose Tissue And Brain Mitochondria In The Thirteen-Lined Ground Squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus)

Bastian, Thomas 

Ph.D.

CMP

Grant Anderson

Micronutrient interactions affecting the developing rat brain

Bednar, Josh

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi

Habitat and landscape associations of breeding birds in forested peatlands, Minnesota, USA

Bennett, Zach

M.S.

EOP

Cindy Hale

Investigation of soil and plant characteristics across a continuum of non-native earthworm invasion in hardwood forests, Tettegouche State Park, MN USA

Beranek, Ashley

M.S.

EOP

Donn Branstrator

An assessment of the long-term phenology and impact of Bythotrephes Longimanus in Island Lake Reservoir, mMinnesota, using sediment records

Berens, Eric

M.S.

CMP

Teresa Rose-Hellekant

RAW 264.7 macrophages induce tumor-initiating behavior in metastatic but not nonmetastatic mammary carcinoma clones

Black, Brian

M.S.

EOP

Lucinda Johnson

Landscape effects on stream temperature in Minnesota Streams of the Lake Superior Basin

Blake, Lindsey 

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Ankley

Characterization of the androgen-sensitive MDA-kb2 cell line for assessing complex environmental mixtures

Bostrom, Jonathan 

M.S.

CMP

Randall Hicks

Microbiological and Chemical Aspects of Corrosion of Sheet Steel in the Duluth-Superior Harbor

Bozadjieva, Nadejda 

M.S.

CMP

Jean Regal

Insulin-like Growth Factors and Placental Ischemia-Induced Hypertension in the Pregnant Rat.

Bracey, Annie

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi

Window related avian mortality at a migration corridor

Cardinal, Emily

M.S.

CMP

Allen Mensinger

The Relevance of the Inner Ear and Lateral Line System for Sound Localization in Fish

Cavallin, Jenna

M.S.

CMP

Gerald Ankley

Pathway-Based Approches in Ecotoxicological Research: Evaluation of Complex Mixtures on Fathead Minnow Reproduction and Development

Cleary, Caitlin

M.S.

CMP

Haim Einat

Antidepressive-like Effects of Rapamycin in Animal Models: Implications for mTOR Inhibition as a New Target for Treatment of Affective disorders

Cochrane, Madaline

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

Wood Turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) in Northeastern Minnesota: An Analysis of GPS Telemetry and a Population Assessment

Condon, Elisabeth

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi

The effect of urbanization on the stopover ecology of neotropical migrant songbirds

Connors, Kristin

M.S.

EOP

Sigmund Degitz

Characterization of thyroid hormone transporting protein expression during tissue-specific metamorphic events in Xenopus tropicalis

Crouse, Andrea 

M.S.

EOP

Richard Axler

Land use/Land Cover and Hydological Effects on North Shore Tributary Water Quality

Cyr, Timothy

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

Characterization of thyroid hormone transporting protein expression during tissue-specific metamorphic events in Xenopus tropicalis

Determan, Jr., Charles

Ph.D.

CMP

Gregory Beilman

Application of Systems Biology Analysis to Hepatic Injury Following Hemorrhagic Shock

DeVoll, Kayla

M.S.

CMP

Jon Rumbley

Biochemical and Phylogenetic Analysis of Organic Anion Transporting Polypeptides

Dolan-Linne, Paul

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi

Spatial distribution of the Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pennsylvanica) across a forested landscape

Dumke, Josh 

M.S.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik

Channel Morphology Change and Biotic Response to a Selective Wood Removal Technique in a Sand-laden Lake Superior Tributary

Edgerton, Angelique 

M.S.

EOP

John Pastor

Structure of relict arctic plant communities along the north shore of Lake Superior

Fekete, Megan

M.S.

CMP

Clay Carter

PIN6, an auxin efflux transporter, is essential for nectar secretion in Arabidopsis thaliana

Fordice, Daniel

M.S.

CMP

John Dahl

An investigation of intrinsically disordered proteins in Gram-negative bacteria

Gatlin III, Wayne

M.S.

CMP

John Dahl

Prevalence of the gene lsr2 among the genus Mycobacterium and an investigation into changes in biofilm formation when inactivating lsr2 regulated genes in Mycobacterium smegmatis

Gonsar, Ngawang

M.S.

CMP

Jennifer Liang 

Temporal Spatial requirements of the Nodal induced head mesendoderm in neurulation

Grinde, Alexis

Ph.D.

EOP

Gerald Niemi

Spatio-temporal ecology of forest birds

Hafdahl, Claire

M.S.

EOP

Tim Craig

Floral Traits and Pollination of Solidago altissima: Mechanisms of Local Adaptation Among and Within Biomes

Hams, Terence 

M.S.

EOP

Tim Craig

Downy Woodpecker (Poecile pubescens) and Black-capped Chickadee (Parus atricapillus) Preferences for Goldenrod (Solidago altissima) Galls by Morphological Characteristics, Insect Larvae, and Biome of origin

Hansen, Brice

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

Factors affecting passive infrared cameras and their use in determining carnivore habitat selectivity based on presence and visitation rates

Harding, Ian

M.S.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik, Donn Branstrator

Growth and Predatory Demand of Cisco (Coregonus artedi) in Western Lake Superior

Harrington, Kelly

M.S.

CMP

Allen Mensinger

Visual sensitivity of Lake Superior fishes

Hatzenbuhler, Chelsea

M.S.

EOP

John Kelly

Evaluating non-detection risk associated with high-throughput metabarcoding methods for early detection of aquatic invasive species

Heald, Emily

M.S.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik

Experimental mixing in a north temperate lake: examination of variability in spatial autocorrelation of fish and zooplankton populations

Hess, Clair

M.S.

CMP

Matthew Andrews

Seasonal mitochondrial metabolism and adenosine signaling in the thirteen-lined ground squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus)

Hildebrandt, Lauren

M.S.

EOP

John Pastor

Effects of external and internal nutrient supplies on decomposition of wild rice, Zizania palustris

Hoheisel (Kadlec), Sarah 

M.S.

EOP

David Mount

Effects of nanosilver on Daphnia magna and Pimephales promelas

Kadlec (Hoheisel), Sarah

Ph.D

EOP

David Mount, Pat Schoff

Evaluation of testicular oocytes and gonadal development in smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) under presumed and known exposure to estrogenic compounds

Ibrahim, Yvette

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

Seasonal Diet Composition of Gray Wolves (Canis lupus) in Northeastern Minnesota Determined by Scat Analysis

Jahnke, Matthew

M.S.

EOP

Julie Etterson

Autonomous Self-Fertilization and Limited Outcrossing in Linum sulcatum

Jia, Mengyuan

M.S.

CMP

Clay Carter

MNC1 negatively regulates nectar production through auxin and jasmonic acid response pathways in Arabidopsis thaliana

Joyce, Michael

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

Space-use behavior and milti-scale habitat selection by American marten in Minnesota

Kaspar, Tyler

M.S.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik

The influence of lake and stream conditions on survival of migratory rainbow trout in the Bois Brule (WI) and Knife (MN) Rivers

Kavajecz, Laura

M.S.

EOP

Julie Etterson

Assisted Migration of Quercus Rubra and Quercus Macrocarpafrom Two Seed Zones into Four Forest Types in Northeastern Minnesota

Keyel, Edward

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi, Matthew Etterson

Mercury accumulation in raptors

Keyler, Trevor

M.S.

CMP

Thomas Hrabik, Allen Mensinger

Foraging mechanisms of siscowet Lake Trout (Salvelinus namaycush siscowet) on pelagic prey

Kindt, Lexy

M.S.

CMP

Jennifer Liang

A proposed, three step model for Nodal's role in anterior neurulation involving FGF and Wnt Signaling

Klinkenberg, Peter 

M.S.

CMP

Clay Carter

A Sucrose Transporter and Proper Hormone Response are Essential for Nectary Function in the Brassicaceae

Krznarich, Jennifer

M.S.

CMP

Jennifer Liang

The effects of melatonin on circadian and developmental gene expression in Danio rerio

Lapin, Carly

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi 

Predicting breeding habitat of the connecticut warbler (oporornis agilis)

Lassi, Katie 

M.S.

CMP

Joseph Prohaska 

Evaluation of erythrocyte copper chaperone for superoxide dismutase (ccs) as a biomarker for marginal copper deficiency

Lehto, LaRae 

M.S.

EOP

Brian Hill

The effect of catchment urbanization on nutrient uptake and biofilm enzyme activity in lake superior (usa) tributary streams

Leino, Jared

M.S.

EOP

Allen Mensinger 

Studies of the Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) Population of the St. Louis River Estuary

Lexcen, Daniel

M.S.

CMP

Gregory Beilman 

Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) Modeling of the Cyclin Dependent Kinase (Cdk) Inhibitor Roscovitine in a Hollow Fiber Bioreactor

Lexcen, Daniel

Ph.D.

CMP

Gregory Beilman 

The Serum Metabolomics of Hemorrhagic Shock

Lillegard, Kathryn

M.S.

CMP

Jean Regal

Role of the Complement System in Preeclampsia

Lindberg-Livingston, Annelie 

M.S.

EOP

Tim Craig

A Geographic Mosaic of Speciation in Eurosta solidaginis

Lund, Caroline 

M.S.

CMP

Jennifer Liang 

Differentiation and patterning of cells originating in the zebrafish (Danio rerio) neuroectoderm

Lynch, Michael 

M.S.

CMP

Allen Mensinger

Seasonal abundance and movement of the invasive round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) on rocky substrate in the Duluth-Superior Harbor of Lake Superior

Lyons, Jacob 

M.S.

CMP

Joseph Prohaska 

Perinatal Copper Deficiency Alters Rat Cerebellar Purkinje Cell Size and Distribution

Mayasich, Sally

Ph.D.

CMP

Benjamin Clarke

Characterization of the vasotocin neuropeptide hormone receptor system in the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus)

McGarry, Elizabeth

M.S.

EOP

George Host

Effects on herbivores on ground flora and nutrient dynamics along Lake Superior's North Shore Highlands

McGraw, Amanda 

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

Characteristics of Post-Parturition Areas of Moose and Effective Temperature of Cover Types in Moose Home Ranges in Northeast Minnesota

Mead, Jordan

M.S.

EOP

Julie Etterson

Climate-informed restoration of white pine: Impacts of seed source, planting site and earthworms

Mollison, Jenna

M.S.

CMP

Jon Holy 

The Role of DNA Damage Response and Mitochondrial Activity in Tumor Stem Cell Resistance to Chemotherapeutics

Mostad, Elise

M.S.

CMP

Joseph Prohaska 

Characterization of glycosylphoshatidylinositol- anchored ceruloplasmin in multiple rodent organs following dietary copper deficiency

Munoz Ucros, Juana

M.S.

EOP

Randall Hicks

Planktonic Archaeal Diversity and Ammonia-Oxidizer Abundance Change with Depth in Lakes Malawi, Kivu and Superior

Murchy, Kelsie

M.S.

CMP

Allen Mensinger

Bioacoustic Deterrence of Invasive Bigheaded Carp

Nguyen, Thu An

M.S.

CMP

Grant Anderson

The effects of iron deficiency on the developing brain vasculature

Oliver, Samantha

M.S.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik

Nutrient regeneration by the zooplankton community in the deep chlorophyll layer of Lake Superior

Olker, Jennifer

Ph.D.

EOP

Lucinda Johnson

Effects of atrazine and climate change on amphibian larval development and growth

Olson, Adam 

M.S.

CMP

Clay Carter

Role of Hybrid Cluster Protein 4 in Anaerobic Metabolism in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Olson, Kirk

M.S.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik

Feeding ecology of lenok (Brachymystax lenok), Hovsgol grayling (Thymallus nigrescens) and Baikal grayling (Thymallus baicalensis) from the Eg-Uur Watershed, Mongolia

Olson, Victoria 

M.S.

EOP

Donn Branstrator

The effects of the invasive zooplankton Bythotrephes longimanus on the diet and mercury concentration of fishes in northern Minnesota reservoirs

O'Malia, Elon

M.S.

EOP

Joel Hoffman

Land-use proxies for aquatic species introductions in the Laurentian Great Lakes

Ostendorf, Matthew 

M.S.

CMP

Kent Froberg

Cytomegalovirus, age and atherosclerosis

Ostrowski, Diana 

M.S.

EOP

John Pastor

White-tailed Deer Browsing and the Conservation of Forest Songbirds and Understory Vegetation: A Natural Experiment within the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Panci, Hannah 

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi 

Habitat and landscape characteristics that influence Sedge and Marsh Wren distribution in Great Lakes coastal wetlands

Pawlowski, Matthew 

M.S.

EOP

Thomas Hrabik, Donn Branstrator

Climate change, the invasion of Bythotrephes longimanus, and recent changes in the zooplankton community of Lake Superior

Perez de Lara Rodriguez, Cecilia

Ph.D.

CMP

Matthew Andrews

Optimization of hibernation-based small-volume resuscitation fluid

Poquette, Chelsey

M.S.

CMP

Haim Einat

Autophagy enhancement as a target for mood stabilizing drugs

Prince, Sara

M.S.

CMP

Janet Fitzakerley

Localization of natriuretic peptide receptor A in the cochlea

Pung, Janel 

M.S.

CMP

Tim Kroft

A DC-STAMP domain within C. elegans sperm protein SPE-42 is required for fertilization

Ramage, Hannah

M.S.

EOP

Joel Hoffman

Microhabitat influence on young-of-year fish assemblages within the vegetated beds of the St. Louis River estuary

RedBrook, Shannon 

M.S.

CMP

Teresa Rose-Hellekant

Characterization of UMD227 cells: A novel murine mammary cancer cell line

Rick, Jessica

M.S.

EOP

Jared Strasburg, Ron Moen

Genetic diversity, structure, and hybridization in a harvested gray wolf (Canis lupus) population in Minnesota

Ruhlmann, Jeffrey 

M.S.

CMP

Clay Carter

The effects of cell wall interase 4 on nectar secretion and preliminary insight into characterizing the nectary endomembrane system in arabidopsis thaliana

Scribner, Drew 

M.S.

CMP

Gregory Beilman 

Liver Metabolomic Changes Identify Active Biochemical Pathways in a Porcine Model of Hemorrhagic Shock

Seeland, Heidi 

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi 

Determination of raptor migratory pathways over a large landscape

Seifert, Lindsey

M.S.

EOP

Brian Hill

Effects of altered deposition chemistry on dissolved organic carbon, pore water nutrients, and microbial enzyme activities in a northern peatland

Seifert (Nelson), Veronica

M.S.

CMP

Benjamin Clarke, Lynne Bemis

Novel methods for surveying reservoir hosts and vectors of Borrelia burgdorferi in Northern Minnesota

Sims, Lee 

M.S.

EOP

John Pastor

Light, Nitrogen and Phosphorus Effects on Growth, Allocation of Biomass and Nutrients, Reproduction and Fitness in Wild Rice (Zizania palustris L.)

Sloan, Jami 

M.S.

EOP

Allen Mensinger

Acoustical conditioning of the common carp (cyprinus carpio) as a potential management tool

Snell, Kyle 

M.S.

EOP

Julie Etterson

Genotypes of Two Plant Species are Influenced in Physiology and Morphology by Experimental Light Manipulation

Stefanski, Artur

M.S.

EOP

Tali Lee 

Plant growth and physiological responses to resource availability and species interactions in a prairie restoration

Terry, Juliann

M.S. 

EOP

Ron Moen

The habitat of winter ticks (Dermacentor albipictus) in the moose (Alces alces) range of Northeast Minnesota

Thomas (Nemec),

Jo Jo

M.S.

CMP

Randall Hicks

Fine-Scale Bacterial Community and Chemical Changes Within Steel Corrosion Tubercles in the Duluth-Superior Harbor

Tjepkes, Tessa

M.S.

EOP

Jared Strasburg, Ron Moen

Genetic analysis of moose populations from Minnesota and Yellowstone National Park

Toldo, Jessalyn

M.S.

EOP

Julie Etterson

Will climate change influence disease susceptibility? A study of natural polyploids with manipulated flowering time exposed to contrasting water-availability conditions

Tran, Minh

M.S.

CMP

John Dahl

Isolation and characterization of novel mycobacteria species from Sarracenia purpurea

Tse, Ada

M.S.

EOP

Julie Etterson

Competitive response of native solidago altissima (late goldenrod) and invasive tanacetum vulare (common tansy) differ according to ploidy and genotype

Vannatta, J. Trevor

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

The Giant Liver Fluke: A Review, Intermediate Host Habitat, and Infection in a White-tailed Deer Population in Minnesota

Vetter, Brooke

Ph.D.

CMP

Allen Mensinger

Behavior and Bioacoustics of Invasive Silver and Bighead Carp

Ward, Rachel

M.S.

EOP

Ron Moen

Browse Availability, Bite Size, and Effects of Stand Age on Species Composition and Browse Density for Moose in Northeastern Minnesota

Wiesen, Lisa

M.S.

CMP

Clay Carter

Effects of Gibberellins on Nectar Production in Arabidopsis thaliana

Williams, Paul 

M.S.

CMP

Edward Perkins

The Effect of Potential Anticancer Gene Products on Breast Cancer Cell Lines

Winkler, Katharine

M.S.

EOP

Julie Etterson

Pasticity, genetic diversity, natural selection, and physiology of polyploid solidago altissima (asteraceae) under simulated climate change

Zlonis, Edmund 

M.S.

EOP

Gerald Niemi

Avian communities of managed and unmanaged boreal forests