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 2013

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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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Photoelectrochemical properties of α-Fe2O 3:Sn/CuFe2O4 composite nanorod arrays as photoanodes, Kun Wu, Chunting Liu, Mingwei Shang, Qianqian Zhu, and Lifeng Dong

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In situ monitoring of the adsorption of Co2+ on the surface of Fe3O4 nanoparticles in high-temperature aqueous fluids, Hao Yan, Robert A. Mayanovic, Joseph W. Demster, and Alan J. Anderson

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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

Mode identification of three pulsating subdwarf B stars via multiplets and period spacing, Andrzej S. Baran and A. Winans

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Validation of aging techniques and growth of the river redhorse, Moxostoma carinatum, in the James River, Missouri, Daniel W. Beckman and Christian A. Hutson

A comparison of learning cultures in different size and types, Paula Brown, Kim K. Finch, and Cynthia Jane MacGregor

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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

Des pratiques internationales en counselling scolaire centré sur la personne [International Practices in Person-Centered School Counseling], Jeffrey H.D. Cornelius-White, Teresa K. Coleman, and Michael Behr

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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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DNA template-assisted modulation of horseradish peroxidase activity, Shohini Ghosh Datta, Xiaozheng Dou, Alyxandria Shibley, and Bhaskar Datta

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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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Characterization of biomolecular nanoconjugates by high-throughput delivery and spectroscopic difference, Robert K. Delong; Azure Risor; Masaaki Kanomata; Amanda Laymon; Brooke Jones; Scott D. Zimmerman; Joseph Williams; Colette Witkowski; Richard Garrad; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Selective sweep at the Rpv3 locus during grapevine breeding for downy mildew resistance, Gabriele Di Gaspero; Dario Copetti; Courtney Coleman; Simone Diego Castellarin; Rudolf Eibach; Pál Kozma; Thierry Lacombe; Gregory Gambetta; László Kovács; 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

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Tipping the proteome with gene-based vaccines: Weighing in on the role of nanomaterials, Kristin J. Flores, Michael M. Craig, Adam Wanekaya, Lifeng Dong, Kartik C. Ghosh, Joshua J. Smith, and Robert K. Delong

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 C. Ghosh, Pawan 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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I Knew-It-All-Along, Just Not on My Own, Harry L. Hom, Maria Ciaramitaro, and Kathrene D. Valentine

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

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Geomorphic and land cover characteristics of aeolian dust sources in West Texas and eastern New Mexico, USA, Jeffrey A. Lee, Matthew C. Baddock, Mbongowo J. Mbuh, and Thomas E. Gill

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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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Synthesis, Characterization, and studies of coordination-polymeres with isomeric pyridylcyanoximes: Route to metal ribbons with very short Tl•••Tl separations, Daniela Marcano, Nikolay Gerasimchuk, Victor Nemykin, and Svitlana Silchenko

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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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Assessment of the nature and the rate of coastal erosion on the mount cameroon coastal landscape, Southwest Region, Cameroon, Mbongowo Joseph Mbuh, Raoul Étongué Mayer, and Tchawa Paul

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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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Association of poly I:C RNA and plasmid DNA onto MnO nanorods mediated by PAMAM, Brooke Parker-Esquivel, Kristin J. Flores, Daniel Louiselle, Michael Craig, Lifeng Dong, Richard Garrad, Kartik Ghosh, Adam Wanekaya, Garry Glaspell, and Robert K. DeLong

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Part 2: In vitro cytotoxicity studies of two ML 2 complexes (M = Pd, Pt; L = 2-cyano-2-isonitroso-N-morpholylacetamide, HMCO, Jessica Ratcliff, Paul Durham, Michael Keck, Andriy Mokhir, and Nikolay Gerasimchuk

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Part 1: Experimental and theoretical studies of 2-cyano-2-isonitroso-N- piperidynylacetamide (HPiPCO), 2-cyano-2-isonitroso-N-morpholylacetamide (HMCO) and their Pt- and Pd-complexes, Jessica Ratcliff, Janina Kuduk-Jaworska, Henryk Chojnacki, Victor Nemykin, and Nikolay Gerasimchuk

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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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Nucleic-acid-binding chromophores as efficient indicators of aptamer-target interactions, Kwabena Sarpong and Bhaskar Datta

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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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Age determination, growth, and population structure of the striped shiner and duskystripe shiner, Bryan R. Simmons and Daniel W. Beckman

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Three ways to solve the orbit of KIC 11 558 725: A 10-day beaming sdB+WD binary with a pulsating subdwarf, J. H. Telting; R. H. Østensen; A. S. Baran; S. Bloemen; M. D. Reed; R. Oreiro; L. Farris; T. A. Ottosen; C. Aerts; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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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

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Identification of cytokines and signaling proteins differentially regulated by sumatriptan/naproxen, Carrie V. Vause and Paul L. Durham

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Fighting the fluff, Samantha Weatherford

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Student blog: If you're under 80, it's time to join twitter!, Samantha Weatherford

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Student blog: Sam's student lounge getting a life, Samantha Weatherford

Diet of radiotracked musk turtles, Sternotherus odoratus, in a small urban stream, Caitlin E. Wilhelm and Michael V. Plummer

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In situ XANES study of Co 2+ ion adsorption on Fe 3O 4 nanoparticles in supercritical aqueous fluids, Hao Yan, Robert A. Mayanovic, Joseph Demster, and Alan J. Anderson

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

Electronically-Controlled Drug Release System to Promote Wound Healing, Siqiang Zhu; Joseph Mbugua; Mark Chase; Theodore R. Nicholson; June-Ho Jung; Jeffrey Maskrod; Carrie V. Vause; Eve Fabrizio; Paul L. Durham; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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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RATJ0455+1305: A rare hybrid pulsating subdwarf B star, Andrzej S. Baran, J. T. Gilker, L. Fox-Machado, M. D. Reed, and S. D. Kawaler

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J08069+1527: A newly discovered high-amplitude, hybrid subdwarf B pulsator, Andrzej S. Baran, J. T. Gilker, M. D. Reed, R. H. Østensen, J. H. Telting, K. Smolders, L. L. Hicks, and R. Oreiro

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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.

Mt. Suhora survey - Searching for pulsating M dwarfs. I, Andrzej S. Baran, M. Winiarski, J. Krzesiński, L. Fox-Machado, S. D. Kawaler, M. Drózdz, A. Faltenbacher, M. A. Thompson, and Michael D. Reed

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Effects of nanomaterials on luciferase with significant protection and increased enzyme activity observed for zinc oxide nanomaterials, S. Barber; M. Abdelhakiem; Kartik C. Ghosh; R. Spidle; B. Jacobs; L. Washington; J. Li; Adam K. Wanekaya; Robert K. 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

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Do Gill Parasites Influence the Foraging and Antipredator Behaviour of Rainbow Darters, Etheostoma Caeruleum?, Adam L. Crane, Andrea K. Fritts, S. Alicia Mathis, John C. Lisek, and M. Christopher Barnhart

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Predator-recognition training: A conservation strategy to increase postrelease survival of hellbenders in head-starting programs, Adam L. Crane and Alicia Mathis

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Behavioral and Physiological Responses of Ozark Zigzag Salamanders to Stimuli from an Invasive Predator: The Armadillo, A. L. Crane, C. E. McGrane, and S. Alicia Mathis

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Comparative study of different carbon nanotube-supported platinum bimetallic and trimetallic catalysts for methanol and ethanol oxidation, Lifeng Dong, Hongzhou Dong, Liyan Yu, Qian Zhang, Jincheng Bai, Jing Sui, and Bo Ma

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Enhanced photoelectrochemical properties of CdS/ZnO supported on carbon nanotube films, Lifeng Dong, John S. Malone, Liyan Yu, Hongzhou Dong, and Jianhua Yu

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Artemisia annua extracts, artemisinin and 1,8-cineole, prevent fruit infestation by a major, cosmopolitan pest of apples, Kevin Durden, S. Sellars, B. Cowell, J. J. Brown, and M. A. Pszczolkowski

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Tuning HOMO-LUMO levels: Trends leading to the design of 9-fluorenone scaffolds with predictable electronic and optoelectronic properties, Galen L. Eakins, Joshua S. Alford, Brandon J. Tiegs, Bryan E. Breyfogle, and Chad J. Stearman

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Ingestion by a freshwater turtle alters germination of bottomland hardwood seeds, Jean P. Elbers and Don Moll

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Ontogenetic shift in response to amphibian alarm cues by banded sculpins (cottus carolinae), Brian G. Gall and Alicia Mathis

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Public Opinion on Juvenile Blended Sentencing, Brett Garland, Melissa Melton, and Aida Hass

Follow-up study to "The effect of sprung (suspended) floors on leg stiffness during grand jeté landings in ballet"., James M. Hackney, Sara Brummel, Dana Becker, Aubrey Chenoweth, Sandra Koons, and Meredith Stewart

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Effect of sprung (suspended) floor on lower extremity stiffness during a force-returning ballet jump, James M. Hackney, Sara Brummel, Dana Becker, Aubrey Selbo, Sandra Koons, and Meredith Stewart

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Magnetization effects in bulk YFeO3 and their dependency on electric field strength and temperature as a basis for thin film investigation of multiferroic technology, A. Hinckley, R. K. Gupta, Pawan K. Kahol, and Kartik Ghosh

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Sign Up for Reading: Students Read Aloud to the Class, Beth Hurst, Kathleen B. Scales, Elizabeth Frecks, and Kayla Lewis

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Stress and Burnout in Policing: Does Military Experience Matter?, Don Ivie and Brett Garland

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Requirements of Slm proteins for proper eisosome organization, endocytic trafficking and recycling in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Chitra Kamble, Sandhya Jain, Erin Murphy, and Kyoungtae Kim

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Effect of Media pH on Growth and Leaf Tissue Element Concentration of ‘Vidal blanc’ and ‘Norton’ Grape Cultivars, Maru Kipleting Kering and Martin Kaps

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Metal Contamination from Gold Mining in the Cid District, North Carolina, Scott A. Lecce, Robert T. Pavlowsky, Gwenda S. Bassett, and Derek J. Martin

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Spatial Patterns of Channel Instability Along an Ozark River, Southwest Missouri, Derek J. Martin and Robert T. Pavlowsky

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A Five-Year Follow-Up: Teachers’ Perceptions of the Benefits of Home Visits for Early Elementary Children, James A. Meyer, Mary Beth Mann, and Jennifer Becker

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Reasons Not to Cheat, Academic-Integrity Responsibility, and Frequency of Cheating, Arden Miller, Carol Shoptaugh, and Jessica Wooldridge

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Strategic Maneuvering in the 2008 Presidential Debates, Eric Morris and Jessica M. Johnson

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Pil1, an eisosome organizer, plays an important role in the recruitment of synaptojanins and amphiphysins to facilitate receptor-mediated endocytosis in yeast, Erin R. Murphy, Jacob Boxberger, Robert Colvin, Suk Je Lee, Geoffrey Zahn, Fred Loor, and Kyoungtae Kim

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Modeling carbon sequestration geochemical reactions for a proposed site in Springfield, Missouri, Lea M. Nondorf, Melida Gutierrez, and Thomas G. Plymate

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GALEX J201337.6+092801: The lowest gravity subdwarf B pulsator, R. H. Østensen; P. I. Pápics; R. Oreiro; M. D. Reed; A. C. Quint; J. T. Gilker; L. L. Hicks; A. S. Baran; L. Fox Machado; and For complete list of authors, see publisher's website.

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Base Flow Hydrology and Water Quality of an Ozarks Spring and Associated Recharge Area, Southern Missouri, USA, Marc R. Owen and Robert T. Pavlowsky

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Historical Disturbance and Contemporary Floodplain Development along an Ozark River, Southwest Missouri, Marc R. Owen, Robert T. Pavlowsky, and Patrick J. Womble