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 2014

The impact of ammonia inhalants on strength performance in resistance trained males, Scott Richmond, Adam Potts, and Joseph Sherman

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Synthesis and characterization of two cyanoxime ligands, their precursors, and light insensitive antimicrobial silver(I) cyanoximates, Courtney N. Riddles, Mark Whited, Shalaka R. Lotlikar, Korey Still, Marianna Patrauchan, Svitlana Silchenko, and Nikolay Gerasimchuk

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Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of tris(2-phenylpyridine)iridium(III) in Water, Acetonitrile and Trifluoroethanol, Wesley D. Robinson and Mark M. Richter

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Effects of electrolytes on the photoelectric properties of TiO 2-based dye-sensitized solar cells, Mingwei Shang, Benjamin Liu, Zhenhua Dong, Zhenyu Dong, Qiong Sun, and Lifeng Dong

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Use of automated radio telemetry to detect nesting activity in ornate box turtles, Terrapene ornata, Charles R. Tucker, Thomas A. Radzio, Jeramie T. Strickland, Ed Britton, David K. Delaney, and Day B. Ligon

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Poly-acrylic and nucleic acid cobalt hexamine nanocomplexes: Characterization, RNase protection and inhibition of in vitro tumorigenicity in soft agar, Sindhuri Venuturumilli, John M. Dean, Miranda Hurst, and Robert K. DeLong

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Sediment, Nutrient, and Bacterial Runoff from Biosolids and Mineral Fertilizer Applied to a Mixed Cool- and Native Warm-Season Grassland in the Ozark Mountains, Cody B . Wallace, Michael G. Burton, Steven G. Hefner, and Thomas A. DeWitt

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Acute Effects of Practical Hamstring Stretching: Implications for Clinical Practice in the Sports Medicine Setting, Aric Warren, Amanda B. Coble, Matthew S. O'Brien, Doug Smith, Amanda A. Wheeler, Tona Hetzler, and Joel T. Cramer

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Electrochemical method for analysis of cholesterol based on in situ synthesized graphene decorated with zinc oxide nanoparticles, Elli Watanabe, Ryan T. Spidle, Steven Caudle, Geoffrey Manani, Adam K. Wanekaya, and Amos Mugweru

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IL-10 inhibits LPS-induced expression of miR-147 in murine macrophages, Brian K. Weaver and L. N. Cardwell

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An examination of body tracing among women with high body dissatisfaction, Gail A. Williams, Danae Lisa Hudson, Brooke L. Whisenhunt, and Janis Crowther

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From membranes to organelles: emerging roles for dynamin-like proteins in diverse cellular processes, Michelle Williams and Kyoungtae Kim

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Verbal and behavioral cues: Creating an autonomy-supportive classroom, Adena Young-Jones, Kelly Copeland Cara, and Chantal Levesque-Bristol

Submissions from 2013

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Development of Techniques for the Fabrication of Micro- and Nano-batteries for Biomedical Applications, Vignai S. Akanapragada, Jacob Conner, Hayley Osman, and Saibal Mitra

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Nitrogen-doped graphene as catalysts and catalyst supports for oxygen reduction in both acidic and alkaline solutions, Jingcheng Bai, Qianqian Zhu, Zhexin Lv, Hongzhou Dong, Jianhua Yu, and Lifeng Dong

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Otolith annulus formation and growth of two redhorse suckers (Moxostoma: Catastomidae), Daniel W. Beckman and D T. Howlett

Implication of Yeast Dynamin-Related Protein Vps1 in Endocytosis and Organelle Fission, A Brummett, M Williams, J Hayden, and Kyoungtae Kim

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Effect of preceding rainfall on sediment, nutrients, and bacteria in runoff from biosolids and mineral fertilizer applied to a hayfield in a mountainous region, Michael G. Burton, Cody B. Wallace, S. G. Hefner, and T. A. DeWitt

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The Advisor and Instructor as a Dynamic Duo: Academic Motivation and Basic Psychological Needs, Tracie D. Burt, Adena D. Young-Jones, Carly A. Yadon, and Michael T. Carr

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Lean on me: Effects of social support on low socioeconomic-status pregnant women, Jennifer Byrd-Craven and Amber R. Massey

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Inclusion of cocoa as a dietary supplement represses expression of inflammatory proteins in spinal trigeminal nucleus in response to chronic trigeminal nerve stimulation, Ryan J. Cady, Jennifer E. Denson, and Paul L. Durham

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Detecting danger from prey-guild members: behavioural and metabolic responses of Ozark zigzag salamanders to alarm secretions from earthworms, A L. Crane, M Lampe, and S. Alicia Mathis

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N-doped graphene-supported Pt and Pt-Ru nanoparticles with high electrocatalytic activity for methanol oxidation, Hongzhou Dong, Jincheng Bai, Qianqian Zhu, Jianhua Yu, Liyan Yu, and Lifeng Dong

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Two mechanisms involved in trigeminal CGRP release: implications for migraine treatment, Paul L. Durham and C. Masterson

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Feeding Behavior of Captive-Reared Juvenile Alligator Snapping Turtles (Macrochelys temminckii), M. B. East, B. M. Fillmore, and Day B. Ligon

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Temporal changes in an alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) population, M. B. East, J. D. Reidle, and Day B. Ligon

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Nanoproteomics: The Convergence of Protein Science and Nanotechnology with Important Applications for Bio-Element Metal and etal Oxide Nanoparticles, Daniel Elbrecht, Jennifer Mitchell, Amber Lekey, Kelsey Marquardt, Katelin Knight, Katelin Knight, and Robert DeLong

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Polymeric nanofibers for the removal of Cr(III) from tannery waste water, Iman Y. El-Sheriff, Sagar B. Tolani, Kennedy Ofosu, Ola A. Mohamed, and Adam K. Wanekaya

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Assessment of toxicity test endpoints for freshwater mussel larvae (glochidia), Andrea Fritts, M. Christopher Barnhart, Megan Bradley, Na Liu, W. Gregory Cope, Edward Hammer, Robert B. Bringolf, and R. Bringolf

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Structural influences impacting the role of the 9-ylidene bond in the electronic tuning of structures built upon 9-fluorenylidene scaffolds, Eakins Galen, Cooper Matthew, Nikolay N. Gerasimchuk, Phillips J. Terry, Bryan Breyfogle, and Chad J. Stearman

The Impact of the Greene County Juvenile Justice VIP (Victim Impact Panel) on Offender Development of Remorse and Empathy, Aida Hass and Samantha Lucas

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Vps1 in the late endosome-to-vacuole traffic, J Hayden, M Williams, A Granich, H Ahn, B Tenay, J. Lukehart, C Highfill, S Dobard, and Kyoungtae Kim

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Glucose Determination in Beverages Using Carbon Nanotube Modified Biosensor: An Experiment for the Undergraduate Laboratory, J. Mark Hobbs, Niral N. Patel, Daniel W. Kim, Joseph K. Rugutt, and Adam K. Wanekaya

Why we can't stop reading aloud, Amber K. Howard, Deanne Camp, Cynthia K. Wilson-Hail, and Beth Hurst

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Properties of generalized derangement graphs, Hannah Jackson, Kathryn Nyman, and Les Reid

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Optimizing otoscopy competency in audiology students through supplementary otoscopy training, Wafaa Kaf, Caleb Masterson, Nancy M. Dion, Susan Berg, Mohamed Abdelhakiem, and Mohamed Abdelhakiem

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Vps1, a recycling factor for the traffic from early endosome to the late Golgi, J Lukehart, C Highfill, and Kyoungtae Kim

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Electrochemical impedance analysis of methanol oxidation on carbon nanotube-supported Pt and Pt-Ru nanoparticles, Bo Ma, Jincheng Bai, and Lifeng Dong

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Electrocatalytic oxidation of propranol using microwave synthesized graphene decorated with gold nanoparticles and single walled carbon nanotubes, Geoffrey Manani, Matthew Morris, Steven Caudle, Adam K. Wanekaya, and Amos Mugweru

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Investigations of TiO2 Nanoparticles Surface-Doped with Eu in Aqueous Fluids to High P-T Conditions, Phillip McCart, Laurel Ferris, Robert A. Mayanovic, and Hao Yan

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An Effective Method For Increasing the Catch-Rate of Pitfall Traps, Donald T. McKnight, Tyler L. Dean, and Day B. Ligon

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Synthesis, Properties and Crystal Structure of the 2, 4-Dichlorophenyl-cyanoxime: A Powerful Carbonyl Reductase Inhibitor, Hilton Michael, Nikolay N. Gerasimchuk, Silchenko Svitlana, and Charlier Henry

Growth and viability of a translocated population of alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii), D. B. Moore, Day B. Ligon, B. M. Fillmore, and S. F. Fox

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Historical Water Quality Data Analysis, Pearson Creek, Springfield, Missouri, Marc R. Owen, Robert T. Pavlowsky, and Ezekiel Kuehn

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Nonpoint Source Bank Erosion and Water Quality Assessment, James River at River Bluff Farm, Stone County, Missouri, Marc R. Owen, Robert T. Pavlowsky, and Ezekiel Kuehn

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Nonpoint Source Bank Erosion and Water Quality Impairment Assessment, James River at Rivercut Golf Course, Greene County, Missouri, Marc R. Owen, Robert T. Pavlowsky, and Ezekiel Kuehn

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Geochemical sequestration reactions within the Lamotte Sandstone at five different locations in Missouri, Nelson Rono, Richard N. Biagioni, Charles W. Rovey, and Melida Gutierrez

Forecasting Daily Retail Sales Using a Modified Genetic Algorithm Neural Network, Randall S. Sexton, Jacob Rebert, and Michael A. Hignite

Listening to music prior to anaerobic exercise improves performance, Joseph Sherman and Scott Richmond

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Effects of proton-conducting electrolyte microstructure on the performance of electrolyte-supported solid oxide fuel cells, Jing Sui, Lei Cao, Qianqian Zhu, Liyan Yu, Qian Zhang, and Lifeng Dong

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Improved photoelectrical performance of single-crystal TiO2 nanorod arrays by surface sensitization with copper quantum dots, Qiong Sun, Yang Li, Xianmiao Sun, and Lifeng Dong

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Copper quantum dots on TiO2: A high-performance, low-cost, and nontoxic photovoltaic material, Qiong Sun, Xianmiao Sun, Hongzhou Dong, Qian Zhang, and Lifeng Dong

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Effects of Calcination Treatment on the Morphology and Crystallinity, and Photoelectric Properties of All-Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Assembled by TiO2 Nanorod Arrays, Xianmiao Sun, Qiong Sun, Yang Li, Lina Sui, and Lifeng Dong

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Significant effects of reaction temperature on morphology, crystallinity, and photoelectrical properties of rutile TiO2 nanorod array films, Xianmiao Sun, Qiong Sun, Qian Zhang, Qianqian Zhu, Hongzhou Dong, and Lifeng Dong

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Capturing the Student Perspective: A New Instrument for Measuring Advising Satisfaction, Marilee L. Teasley and Erin M. Buchanan

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Inactivation of Tor proteins affects the dynamics of endocytic proteins in early stage of endocytosis, B Tenay, E Kimberlin, M Williams, D Juliette, J Fakilahyel, and Kyoungtae Kim

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A Comparison of Sperm Health in Declining and Stable Populations of Hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis and Ca bishopi), Shem Unger, S. Alicia Mathis, and Robert Wilkinson

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JAM-boree: An Application of Observation Oriented Modeling to Judgments of Associative Memory, Kathrene D. Valentine and Erin M. Buchanan

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Geophysical Characterization of the Menengai Volcano, Central Kenya Rift from the Analysis of Magnetotelluric and Gravity Data, A. Wamalwa, Kevin Mickus, and Laura Serpa

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A joint geophysical analysis of the Coso geothermal field, south-eastern California, A. Wamalwa, Kevin Mickus, Laura Serpa, and Diane Doser

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The effectiveness of a phonics-based early intervention for deaf and hard of hearing preschool children and its possible impact on reading skills in elementary school: A case study, Ye Wang, Heather Spychala, Regina Harris, and Tara L. Oetting

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Morphology of hydrothermally synthesized ZnO nanoparticles tethered to carbon nanotubes affects electrocatalytic activity for H 2 O 2 detection, Mulugeta Wayu, Spidle Ryan, Tuphan Devkota, Robert DeLong, Kartik C. Ghosh, Kartik C. Ghosh, and Charles Chusuei

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Academic advising: does it really impact student success?, Adena D. Young, Tracie D. Burt, Stephanie Dixon, and Melissa J. Hawthorne

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Solvothermal synthesis of boron-doped graphene and nitrogen-doped graphene and their electrical properties, Qianqian Zhu, Jianhua Yu, Wushou Zhang, Hongzhou Dong, and Lifeng Dong

Submissions from 2012

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Dendrimers Bind Antioxidant Polyphenols and cis-Platin drug, Amine Abderrezak, Philippe Bourassa, Jean-Sebastian Mandeville, Reza Sedaghat-Herati, and Heidar-Ali Tajmir-Riahi

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English semantic word-pair norms and a searchable Web portal for experimental stimulus creation, Erin M. Buchanan, Jessica L. Holmes, Marilee L. Teasley, and Keith A. Hutchison

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Geometry and faults tectonic activity of the Okavango Rift Zone, Botswana: Evidence from magnetotelluric and electrical resistivity tomography imaging, Kelsey Mosley Bufford; Estella A. Atekwana; Mohamed G. Abdelsalam; Elijah Shemang; Eliot A. Atekwana; Kevin Mickus; Moikwathai Moidaki; Motsoptse P, Modisi; and Loago Molwalefhe

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A Rapid and Inexpensive Bioassay to Evaluate the Decontamination of Organophosphates, David M. Claborn, Skylar A. Martin-Brown, Sanjay Gupta Sagar, and Paul L. Durham

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Inexpensive trap for monitoring the green June beetle, Brian Cowell, Michal Reut, Donn Johnson, Darek Czokajlo, Soo-Hoon Samuel Kim, Barbara A. Lewis, and Maciej Pszczolkowski

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Socially facilitated antipredator behavior by ringed salamanders (Ambystoma annulatum), A L. Crane, C McGrane, and S. Alicia Mathis

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Transcriptional expression of Stilbene synthase genes are regulated developmentally and differentially in response to powdery mildew in Norton and Cabernet Sauvignon grapevine, Ru Dai, Hui Ge, Susanne Howard, and Wenping Qiu

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Biomolecular Triconjugates Formed between Gold, Protamine, and Nucleic Acid: Comparative Characterization on the Nanoscale, Robert DeLong; Lisa Cillessen; Chris Reynolds; Adam Wanekaya; Tiffany Severs; Kartik Ghosh; Michael Fisher; Stephanie Barber; John Black; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Electromechanical properties of freestanding graphene functionalized with tin oxide (SnO2) nanoparticles, Lifeng Dong, J. Hansen, P. Xu, M. L. Ackeman, S. D. Barber, J. K. Schoelz, D. Qi, and P. M. Thibado

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Antimicrobial Activity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Suspended in Different Surfactants, Lifeng Dong, Alex Henderson, and Christopher Field

Validation of a Novel Rat-Holding Device for Studying Heat- and Mechanical-Evoked Trigeminal Nocifensive Behavioral Responses, Filip G. Garrett, Jordan L. Hawkins, Allison E. Overmeyer, Joshua B. Hayden, and Paul L. Durham

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Structure and magnetic properties of Co-doped {ZnO} dilute magnetic semiconductors synthesized via hydrothermal method, Kartik Ghosh, P K. Kahol, S Bhamidipati, N Das, and S. Khanra

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Uptake of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Conjugated with DNA by Microvascular Endothelial Cells, Joseph Harvey, Lifeng Dong, Kyoungtae Kim, Jacob Hayden, and Jianjie Wang

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Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Quenching of Ru(bpy)32+ (bpy = 2,2'-bipyridine) in the presence of Acetaminophen, Salicylic Acid and their metabolites, Catherine S. Haslag and Mark M. Richter

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Spatial and Temporal Trends of Freshwater Mussel Assemblages in the Meramec River Basin, Missouri, USA, J. E. Hinck, Stephen E. McMurray, Andrew D. Roberts, M. Christopher Barnhart, Christopher G. Ingersoll, Ning Wang, and Tom Augspurger

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Insights into eisosome assembly and organization, Kyoungtae Kim and E. Murphy

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Selection for Run1-Ren1 dihybrid grapevines using microsatellite markers, C Li, A Erwin, D Pap, C Coleman, A D. Higgins, Erzebet Kiss, P Kozma, Sarolta Hoffmann, David W. Ramming, and Laszlo G. Kovacs

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Learning to avoid dangerous habitat types by aquatic salamanders, Eurycea tynerensis, S. Alicia Mathis and S. D. Unger

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Monitoring synchrotron X-ray-induced radiolysis effects on metal (Fe, W) ions in high-temperature aqueous fluids, R. A. Mayanovic, A. J. Anderson, Hingure J. Dharmagunawardhane, S. Pascarelli, and G. Aquilanti

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Channel Stability and Riparian Corridor Assessment to Identify Nonpoint Source Pollution, Wilson Creek, Springfield, Missouri, Marc R. Owen, Robert T. Pavlowsky, and Linsday M. Olson

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Multiyear and multisite photometric campaigns on the bright high-amplitude pulsating subdwarf B star EC 01541-1409, Michael D. Reed; Cory Honer; Justin T. Gilker; Amanda C. Quint; Anastasia M. Doennig; Lee L. Hicks; Matt A. Thompson; Phillip A. McCart II; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

Acoustically Detecting Indiana Bats: How Long Does It Take?, S. Romeling, C. Ryan Allen, and Lynn William Robbins

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EntertainmentManagementOnline.com: Integrating an Online Publication into the Entertainment Management Curriculum, Philip C. Rothschild and Melissa VanKluyve

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Differential associations among alcohol use, depression and perceived life meaning in male and female college students, Lindsay W. Schnetzer, Stefan E. Schulenberg, and Erin M. Buchanan

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Spatial ecology and habitat use of the western foxsnake (Pantherophis vulpinus) on Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge (Missouri), J. Shew, Brian D. Greene, and F. Durbian

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Orbital properties of an unusually low-mass sdB star in a close binary system with a white dwarf, R. Silvotti; R. H. Østensen; S. Bloemen; J. H. Telting; Michael D. Reed; L. E. Farris; S. J. O'Toole; L. E. Farris; Andrzej S. Baran; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Road Construction Earthwork Volume Calculation Using Three-Dimensional Laser Scanning, Kerry T. Slattery, Dianne K. Slattery, and James P. Peterson

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A Measurement Invariance Examination of the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale in a Southern Sample: Differential Item Functioning Between African American and Caucasian Youth, Lindsay Rae Trent, Erin Buchanan, Chad Ebesutani, Chelsea M. Ale, Laurie Heiden, Terry L. Hight, John Damon, and John Young

Neutron scattering studies of glassy solid state Li electrolytes, Leo Zella, Ali Zaidi, Munesh Rathore, Anshuman Dalvi, Mitra Saibal, and Tom Heitmann

Submissions from 2011

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Design and Synthesis of C2-Symmetric N-Heterocyclic Carbene Precursors and Metal Carbenoids, Abigail Albright, Daniel Eddings, Regina Black, Christopher J. Welch, Nikolay N. Gerasimchuk, and Robert E. Gawley

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Berry skin development in Norton grape: Distinct patterns of transcriptional regulation and flavonoid biosynthesis, Mohammad B. Ali, Susanne Howard, Shangwu Chen, Yechun Wang, Oliver Yu, Laszlo G. Kovacs, and Wenping Qiu

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First Kepler results on compact pulsators - VII. Pulsating subdwarf B stars detected in the second half of the survey phase, Andrzej S. Baran; Steven D. Kawaler; Michael D. Reed; Amanda C. Quint; S. J. O. Toole; R. H. Østensen; J. H. Telting; R. Silvotti; S. Charpinet; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Effects of Nanomaterials on Luciferase with Significant Protection and Increased Enzyme Activity Observed for Zinc Oxide Nanomaterials, S. Barber; Mohamed Abdelhakeim; Kartik C. Ghosh; L. Mitchell; R. Spidle; B. Jacobs; L. Washington; J. Li; Robert DeLong; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Crustal structure and evolution beneath the Colorado Plateau and the southern Basin and Range Province: Results from receiver function and gravity studies, Lamuail Bashir, Steve S. Gao, Kelly H. Liu, and Kevin Mickus

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Profiling the yeast communities of wine fermentation using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis, Nicholas Bokulich, Chin-Feng Hwang, Shuwen Liu, Kyria Boundy-Mills, and David Mills

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Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Promotes Cellular Changes in Trigeminal Neurons and Glia Implicated in Peripheral and Central Sensitization, Ryan J. Cady, Joseph R. Glenn, Kael M. Smith, and Paul L. Durham