Theses from 2021

Thermal ecology and movements of gravid and nongravid prairie rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis) in a high-elevation Colorado population, Jack Henry Buck

Theses from 2019

Changes in Forest Fungal Communities With Respect to Eastern Hemlock Abundance, Ilana Zeitzer

Theses from 2018

Plant communities in eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) stands impacted by hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae), Cheyenne Moore

Effects of Acidification and Salinity Stress on Development in Larvae and Juveniles of a Marine Gastropod, Rulaiha Taylor

Theses from 2017

Kinematics of Feeding Behavior in the American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus): Vertical Limits of Prey Capture, Surya Brown-Moffitt

Amphibians Beware: Batrachochytrium dendrabatidis in the Cumberland Valley, Madison Etchberger

A Computational Analysis of the Environmental Stress Response in Ascomycete Fungi, Amanda Jimcosky

Theses from 2016

Do Effects of Ocean Acidification and Nutrition Persist Across the Life History of a Marine Gastropod?, Samuel Neill Bogan

Effects of Ocean Acidification and Flow on Neural Correlates of Settlement in Larvae of a Marine Gastropod, Christine Choi

The Role of BCL-2 Family Member MCL-1 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Cassandra Elizabeth Holbert


Murine Hypometabolism: A Putative Signaling Pathway., Trevor Thomas Hollinger

Characterization of the Diet of the American Toad (Anaxyrus Americanus) in a Disturbed Land-Use System, Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson

Theses from 2015

The Interaction of Ocean Acidification and Food Availability on Growth and Metamorphosis in the Gastropod Crepidula fornicata, Julia Brumbaugh McMahon

This gut’s got character: Utilizing comparative genomics to characterize the phylogenetic relationship of Ascomycete yeasts found in detritivorous beetle guts, Kayla Jordan Muirhead


Isoprenoid Depletion Alters Expression of Inflammatory Markers in Monocytes and Macrophages, Katelyn M. Swade

Theses from 2014

An Assessment of a Painted Turtle Population at Wildwood Lake in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Mary Christine DiGiorgio

Factors Affecting the Distribution of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges Tusgae Annand), Rosabeth Ivory Link

Theses from 2013


Biomechanics of Ventilation in Boa Constrictor, John George Capano

Lovastatin Treatment Leads to Increased CD14 MRNA Levels in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes, Antonio David Marrero


Ocean acidification and seagrasses: evidence for reduction in polyphenolic-based chemical defenses and an increase in herbivory, Christopher James Mealey

Theses from 2012

DNA Microarray and Real Time PCR Analysis of Transcription Factor Families EGR/NAB Gene Expression During PMA Induced Hl-60 Macrophage Differentiation, Catherine Bridget Campbell

Effects of Ocean Acidification on the Production of Protective Phenolics in Marine Seagrasses, Hannah Marie Leahey

Theses from 2011


Phenotypic Plasticity and Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance in Response to Varying Light Levels, Jack Michael Colicchio


Analyzing a Predator-Prey Interaction: Muscular Performance in Boas (Boa Constrictor) and Cardiovascular Response in Rats During Constriction, Katelyn Josephine McCann

Theses from 2010

Biogenic Amine Receptor Expression in the Developing Ventral Nerve Cord in Drosophila Melanogaster, Susan Anne Blasi


Pressure and Duration of Constriction in Boa Constrictor is Influenced by a Simulated Prey Heartbeat, Allison Elizabeth Hall

Neurochemical and Sensory Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc, Elizabeth Leigh Lewis

Iron Pathology of Erythrocyte Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency in the Old Order Amish of Pennsylvania, Lauren Carel Saunders