As part of their studies, undergraduate and graduate students have opportunities to take part in research. Whether it is independent work as part of their program of study, or collaborating with faculty on research projects, students are encouraged to publish their work.

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Submissions from 2006

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Movement patterns and home range use of the Northern Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon), Timothy C. Roth and Brian D. Greene

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American crow caches rabbit kits, Justin J. Shew

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The rapidly pulsating subdwarf B star PG 1325+101 I. Oscillation modes from multisite observations, R. Silvotti; A. Bonanno; S. Bernabei; G. Fontaine; M. D. Reed; Robert S. Patterson; K. M. Gietzen; P. J. Clark; George W. Wolf; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Diet-dependent differences in digestive efficiency in two sympatric species of box turtles, Terrapene carolina and Terrapene ornata, Matt D. Stone and Don Moll

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Single vibronic level emission spectroscopic studies of the ground state energy levels and molecular structures of jet-cooled HGeBr, DGeBr, HGeI, and DGeI, Brandon S. Tackett, Yunjing Li, Dennis J. Clouthier, K L. Pacheco, G. Alan Schick, and R H. Judge

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Potential for niche overlap in roosting sites between Nycticeius humeralis (evening bats) and Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bats), John C. Timpone, Justin G. Boyles, and Lynn W. Robbins

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Electrogenerated chemiluminescence of the lithium salts of 8-hydroxyquinoline and 2-methyl-8-hydroxyquinoline, David J. Vinyard and Mark M. Richter

Studies on oriental fruit moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) pheromone microcapsules using various tree fruit species, cultivars, and application methods, Daniel E. Waldstein and Maru K. Kering

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China in the Indian Ocean Region: Lessons in PRC Grand Strategy, David Walgreen

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A Comparison of the Ability of Three Commercially Available Diluents to Maintain the Motility of Cold Stored Stallion Semen, Gary W. Webb, M. M. Dean, Rachel A. Humes, and J. S. Haywood

Follow-up observations of known EC 14026-type pulsators, George W. Wolf; Michael D. Reed; A.-Y. Zhou; D. M. Terndrup; S. L. Harms; D. An; C. W. Chen; H. C. Lin; S. Zola; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Discovery of a New Multiperiodic δ Scuti Variable Star, A.-Y. Zhou, D. An, J. R. Eggen, Michael D. Reed, D. M. Terndrup, and S. L. Harms

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Resolving the pulsations of the subdwarf B star KPD 2109 + 4401, A.-Y. Zhou; Michael D. Reed; S. Harms; D. M. Terndrup; D. An; G. W. Wolf; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

Submissions from 2005

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Marine subsidies alter the diet and abundance of insular and coastal lizard populations, Kyle Barrett, Wendy B. Anderson, D. Alexander Wait, L. Lee Grismer, Gary A. Polis, and Michael D. Rose

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Use of an underground winter roost by a male evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis), Justin G. Boyles, Brad M. Mormann, and Lynn W. Robbins

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Two-neutron transfer in the He6+Bi209 reaction near the Coulomb barrier, P. A. Deyoung; Patrick J. Mears; J. J. Kolata; E. F. Aguilera; F. D. Becchetti; Y. Chen; M. Cloughesy; Scott R. Jones; J. A. Zimmerman; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Cross-resistance of largemouth bass to glochidia of unionid mussels, Benjamin J. Dodd, M. Christopher Barnhart, Constance L. Rogers-Lowery, Todd B. Fobian, and Ronald V. Dimock

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China's Naval Strategy and Nuclear Weapons: The Risks of Intentional and Inadvertent Nuclear Escalation, Paul Dodge

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Effect of low temperature annealing on high field magnetoresistance and hall effect in (Ga,Mn)As Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors, Kartik C. Ghosh, Mohammad Arif, T. W. Kehl, R. J. Patel, S. R. Mishra, and James G. Broerman

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Advanced carbon-based material as space radiation shields, Sanju Gupta, Rishi J. Patel, and Nathaniel D. Smith

Adopting and implementing a software development methodology: An organizational perspective, Daniel L. Holden, John W. Satzinger, and Angela D. Holden

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Electrogenerated chemiluminescence of the platinum (II) octaethylporphyrin/tri-n-propylamine system, Toby R. Long and Mark M. Richter

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Development of anion selective polymer membrane electrodes based on lutetium(III) porphyrins, Matthew S. Messick, Sandeep K. Krishnan, Matthew K. Hulvey, and Erich D. Steinle

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Magnetotransport properties of compression molded CrO2-Polyimide composite, Sanjay R. Mishra, Kartik C. Ghosh, Joe Losby, Ted Kehl, and Ann Viano

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Electrogenerated chemiluminescence from polymer-bound ortho-metallated iridium(III) systems, Brian D. Muegge and Mark M. Richter

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Lead, cadmium, and zinc concentrations in plaster and mortar from structures in Jasper and Newton Counties, Missouri (Tri-State Mining District), Phyllis M. Perry, Jeffrey W. Pavlik, Ralph W. Sheets, and Richard N. Biagioni

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Pulsating stars in close binaries. I. Investigations of eclipse mapping and oblique pulsations, M. D. Reed, B. J. Brondel, and S. D. Kawaler

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Double-stranded metal-organic networks for one-dimensional mixed valence coordination polymers, Daniel Robertson, John F. Cannon, and Nikolay Gerasimchuk

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Formation of Hexagonal Coordination Complexes, Nate Schultheiss, Joseph M. Ellsworth, Eric Bosch, and Charles L. Barnes

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Hydrogen-bonded networks formed by substituted 2,6-diarylpyrazines, Nate Schulthelss, Charles L. Barnes, and Eric Bosch

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Effect of genotyping error in model-free linkage analysis using microsatellite or single-nucleotide polymorphism marker maps, Cheryl L. Thompson, Dan Baechle, Qing Lu, George Mathew, Yeunjoo Song, Sudha K. Iyengar, Courtney Gray-McGuire, and Katrina A.B. Goddard

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Single Channel Recordings From Synaptosomal AMPA Receptors, Thirumalini Vaithianathan, Kandiah Manivannan, Ralf Kleene, Ben A. Bahr, Markus P. Day, Alexander Dityatev, and V Suppiramaniam

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Seabird guano influences on desert islands: soil chemistry and herbaceous species richness and productivity, D. A. Wait, D. P. Aubrey, and W. B. Anderson

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Design of an optical fixed-weight learning neural network, A. Steven Younger and Emmett Redd

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Integrity of nonviral fragments in recombinant Tomato bushy stunt virus and defective interfering RNA is influenced by silencing and the type of inserts, Xueyan Zhong, Hesheng Hou, and Wenping Qiu

Submissions from 2004

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2004 Freshwater Mussel Survey of the Big Piney River and Roubidoux Creek, Pulaski County, Missouri, M. Christopher Barnhart, Jennifer Wigger, and Matt Duzan

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"Rational" Dogs and Spiritual Fools: The Iconography of "Natural" Reason Vs. Divine Guidance in German Artwork and English Poetry, James S. Baumlin and Barbara Watson

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Personality, Family Satisfaction, and Demographic Factors That Help Mexican American Students Succeed Academically, Jeffrey H.D. Cornelius-White, Aida C. Garza, and Ann T. Hoey

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Circumventing sea power: Chinese strategies to deter u.s. intervention in taiwan, Paul Dodge

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First Bivalent Palladium and Platinum Cyanoximates: Synthesis, Characterization, and Biological Activity, Daniel Eddings, Charles Barnes, Nikolay Gerasimchuk, Paul Durham, and Konstantin Domasevich

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Sexual and seasonal variation in foraging patterns in the Stinkpot, Sternotherus odoratus, in Southwestern Missouri, Dawn K. Ford and Don L. Moll

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Synthesis and structure of an unusual complex formed between 1,2-bis(3?-pyridyl)ethyne and C-methyl calix[4]resorcinarene, Ivan Georgiev, Eric Bosch, and Charles L. Barnes

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The Quest for Chain-Link Hydrogen-Bonded Capsules:  Self-Assembly of C-Methyl Calix[4]resorcinarene with 1,2-Bis(5'-pyrimidyl)ethyne, Ivan Georgiev, Eric Bosch, Charles L. Barnes, and Mark Draganjac

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Metals in sediments of springs and cave streams as environmental indicators in karst areas, M. Gutierrez, H. Neil, and R. V. Grand

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Priority use of chemical over visual cues for detection of predators by neotenic graybelly salamanders, Eurycea multiplicata griseogaster, Caleb R. Hickman, Matthew D. Stone, and Alicia Mathis

The Battle for UCAR, Ian Maddock

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Multicolored Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence from Ortho-Metalated Iridium(III) Systems, Brian D. Muegge and Mark M. Richter

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Watershed-scale assessment of bank stability in an urban watershed, Springfield, Missouri, Aaron Nickolotsky, Ron Miller, Robert T. Pavlowsky, and Adam Coulter

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The relationship between population size and temporal variability in population size, David H. Reed and Gayla R. Hobbs

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Synthesis and Characterization of 1,2-bis(2'-Pyrazineethynyl) Benzene Palladium(II) Dichloride and Its Catalysis of the Suzuki Coupling Reaction., Nate C. Schultheiss, Charles L. Barnes, and Eric Bosch

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Facile Synthesis of Diarylpyrazines Using Suzuki Coupling of Dichloropyrazines with Aryl Boronic Acids, Nate C. Schultheiss and Eric Bosch

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Coordination complexes of 2,6-diarylpyrazines with copper(II) acetate, Nate Schultheiss, Douglas R. Powell, and Eric Bosch

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Electrogenerated chemiluminescence of Pb(II)-bromide complexes, Pavneet Singh and Mark M. Richter

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Tailored conductivity in ion implanted polyetheretherketone, E. Tavenner, P. Meredith, B. Wood, Matthew Curry, and Ryan E. Giedd

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Influence of physical stress, distress cues, and predator kairomones on the foraging behavior of Ozark zigzag salamanders, Plethodon angusticlavius, R. Todd Watson, S. Alicia Mathis, and Ronda Thompson

Submissions from 2003

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Small island biogeography in the Gulf of California: lizards, the subsidized island biogeography hypothesis, and the small island effect, K. Barrett, D. A. Wait, and W. B. Anderson

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Relationships among subjective and objective measures of tongue strength and oral phase swallowing impairments, Heather M. Clark, Pamela A. Henson, William D. Barber, Julie A.G. Stierwalt, and Michael Sherrill

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Effects of poly(ethylene glycol) tert-octylphenyl ether on tris(2-phenylpyridine)iridium(III)-tripropylamine electrochemiluminescence, Christopher Cole, Brian D. Muegge, and Mark M. Richter

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Population characteristics, growth, and spatial activity of Siren intermedia in an intensively managed wetland, Paul W. Frese, Alicia Mathis, and Robert F. L. Wilkinson Jr.

American foreign policy and U.S. relations with Russia and China after 11 September, Oleksandr Gladkyy

Ukraine's European integration through the OSCE, Oleksandr Gladkyy

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Mitochondrial DNA sequences reveal extensive cryptic diversity within a western American springsnail, Hsiu Ping Liu, Robert Hershler, and Kayla Clift

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Do Experience and Body Size Play a Role in Responses of Larval Ringed Salamanders, Ambystoma annulatum, to Predator Kairomones? Laboratory and Field Assays, Alicia Mathis, Kevin L. Murray, and Caleb R. Hickman

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Hot-wire growth of multi-phase carbon nitride films, Saibal Mitra, Rohit Deshpande, Tobias Hanrath, and Justin Hartman

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Invasibility of a reservoir to exotic Daphnia lumholtzi: experimental assessment of diet selection and life history responses to cyanobacteria, K. R. Pattinson, J. E. Havel, and R. G. Rhodes

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From Molecular Design to Supramolecular Design:  Synthesis and Size-Selective Coordination Chemistry of 1,2-Bis(2'-pyrazineethynyl) Benzene, Nate C. Schultheiss, Charles L. Barnes, and Eric Bosch

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Anion Control of the Self-Assembly of 2,3-Diarylpyrazines with Silver(I) Salts, Nate C. Schultheiss, Doughlas R. Powell, and Eric Bosch

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Silver(I) Coordination Chemistry of 2,6-Diarylpyrazines. π-Stacking, Anion Coordination, and Steric Control, Nate C. Schultheiss, Douglas R. Powell, and Eric Bosch

Real world classification problems solved using the NNSOA algorithm: A neural network benchmarking comparison, Randall S. Sexton and Naheel A. Sikander

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Population declines of a long-lived salamander: a 20+-year study of hellbenders, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, Benjamin A. Wheeler, Ethan Prosen, Alicia Mathis, and Robert F. Wilkinson

Submissions from 2002

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A survey for American burying beetles in Southwest Missouri, M. Christopher Barnhart and Robert Brown

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Determination of DNA Bases Using Electrochemistry: A Discovery-Based Experiment, Sean C. Brooks and Mark M. Richter

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Electrochemiluminescence in aqueous solution of a ruthenium(ii) bipyridyl complex containing a crown ether moiety in the presence of metal ions, David Bruce and Mark M. Richter

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Green Electrochemiluminescence from Ortho-Metalated Tris(2-phenylpyridine)iridium(III), David Bruce and Mark M. Richter

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Electrochemiluminescence from Os(phen)2(dppene)2+(phen = 1,10-phenanthroline and dppene = bis(diphenylphosphino)ethene), David Bruce, Mark M. Richter, and Karen J. Brewer

The Effectiveness of an Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program among High School Students in Rural Missouri, David J. Dixon and Alix M. McLearen

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Utility of maternal serum total testosterone analysis for fetal gender determination in asian elephants (Elephas maximus), Connie Duer, Melissa Carden, Dennis Schmitt, and Thomas E. Tomasi

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Gay men's domestic violence: Dynamics, help-seeking ehaviors, and correlates, Joan C. McClennen, Anne B. Summers, and Charles Vaughan

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Electrochemiluminescent Detection of Metal Cations Using a Ruthenium(II) Bipyridyl Complex Containing a Crown Ether Moiety, Brian D. Muegge and Mark M. Richter

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Physiological response curve analysis using nonlinear mixed models, Michael S. Peek, Estelle Russek-Cohen, Alexander D. Wait, and Irwin N. Forseth

Predicting Internet/e‐commerce use, Randall S. Sexton, Richard A. Johnson, and Michael A. Hignite

On the thermal biology of Ameiva (Teiidae) from the Anguilla Bank, West Indies: Does melanism matter?, April M. White, Robert Powell, and Ellen J. Censky

Submissions from 2001

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Effects of electron withdrawing and donating groups on the efficiency of tris(2,2'-bipyridyl)ruthenium(ii)/tri-n-propylamine electrochemiluminescence, David Bruce, Jeff McCall, and Mark M. Richter

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Surfactant Chain Length Effects on the Light Emission of Tris(2,2'-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II)/Tripropylamine Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence, Brigitte Factor, Brian Muegge, F. Scott Workman, Ed Bolton, Jon Bos, and Mark M. Richter

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Synthesis of honeycomb coordination networks by self-assembly of the tetradentate ligand 1,2-bis(5'-dipyrimidyl)ethyne with copper(I) halides, Ivan Georgiev, Charles L. Barnes, and Eric Bosch

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Selection or training? A two-fold test of the validity of job-analytic ratings of trainability, Robert G. Jones, Juan I. Sanchez, Gowri Parameswaran, Jeanne Phelps, Carol Shoptaugh, Marie Williams, and Steve White

Latent infection by leafroll agent GLRaV-3 is linked to lower fruit quality in French-American hybrid grapevines Vidal blanc and St. Vincent, László G. Kovács, Hideaki Hanami, Mark Fortenberry, and Martin L. Kaps

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Pheromonal markers as indicators of parasite load: Parasite-mediated behavior in salamanders (Plethodon angusticlavius), Daria S. Maksimowich and Alicia Mathis

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Electrochemiluminescence of Copper(I) Bis(2,9-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline), Jeff McCall, David Bruce, F. Scott Workman, Christopher Cole, and Mark M. Richter

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Pollination limitation to reproductive success in the Missouri evening primrose, Oenothera macrocarpa (Onagraceae), Jennifer M. Moody-Weis and John S. Heywood

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Variation in search-phase calls of bats, Kevin L. Murray, E. R. Britzke, and Lynn W. Robbins

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Structural state of k-feldspar in the felsic volcanic rocks and ring pluton granites of the butler hill Caldera, St. Frankois mountains, southeastern Missouri, Thomas G. Plymate, James D. Kendall, Lisa M. Shepard, and Kenneth C. Clark

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Effects of fungicides on thyroid function, metabolism, and thermoregulation in cotton rats, Thomas E. Tomasi, John Ashcraft, and Eric Britzke

Submissions from 2000

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Fish Hosts and Culture of Mussel Species of Special Concern: Annual Report for 1999, M. Christopher Barnhart and Michael S. Baird

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Mortality of paddlefish in hoop nets in the Lower Missouri River, Missouri, Douglas J. Dieterman and Michael S. Baird

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Opercular flaps as sexual ornaments for male longear sunfish (Lepomis megalotis): Male condition and male-male competition, Kaye Goddard and Alicia Mathis

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Molecular beam epitaxy growth of GaN on C-terminated 6H-SiC (0001) surface, Z. P. Guan, Ailing L. Cai, Jasper S. Cabalu, H. L. Porter, and Shyang Huang

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Thermal removal of oxide and carbide from 6H-SiC surfaces before molecular beam epitaxial growth of GaN, Z. P. Guan, Ailing L. Cai, H. L. Porter, J S. Cabalu, Shyang Huang, and Ryan E. Giedd

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Diversity of crustacean zooplankton in riparian wetlands: Colonization and egg banks, John E. Havel, E. Matt Eisenbacher, and Alice A. Black

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Friend or Foe? Race, Age and Inmate Perceptions of Inmate-Staff Relations, Craig Hemmens and James W. Marquart