Biomedical Sciences ETDs

Biomedical Sciences ETDs

 
The Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program is an integrated departmental program. It provides students with a broad-based, one-year core curriculum followed by focused course work and thesis/dissertation research. Research is conducted in faculty laboratories in the various basic science departments in the School of Medicine. In addition to our School of Medicine faculty, the BSGP is complemented by affiliated faculty in the UNM College of Pharmacy, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute and Los Alamos National Laboratory who may direct graduate student research. To receive their degree, students fulfill the requirements of the BSGP in one of six Research Areas.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Intestinal Permeability and Microbial Dysbiosis in Acute Coronary Syndrome (MIACS study), Tarik Alhmoud

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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VALIDATION OF THE PRE-B CELL RECEPTOR AS A THERAPEUTIC TARGET IN B CELL PRECURSOR ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA, Michael F. Erasmus

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Identification & Evaluation of DNA Ligase Inhibitors: Predicting the Binding of Small Molecules to the DNA Binding Domain by Molecular Modeling, Timothy RL Howes

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Exploring biological heterogeneity and its consequences at tissue and cellular scales through mathematical and computational modeling, Romica Kerketta

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PHOTOGRAPHY AND CATALOGUE OF CUTANEOUS VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS OF PATIENTS WITH CCM1- CHM CEREBRAL CAVERNOUS MALFORMATIONS, Athanasios K. Manole

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CORTICO-STRIATAL COORDINATION DISRUPTED IN BEHAVIORALLY INFLEXIBLE MODERATE PRENATAL ALCOHOL EXPOSED MICE, Kristin L. Marquardt

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DETECTION OF HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAKS WITH A SPECIAL LOOK AT CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES, Almea Matanock

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Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Addiction-Related Behaviors: Opposing Roles of Nucleus Accumbens miR-495 and HuD, Robert J. Oliver Jr

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DEVELOPING FLUOROGEN ACTIVATING PROTEIN-FLUORESCENT PROTEIN FRET PAIRS FOR LIVE CELL IMAGING, Genevieve Kate Phillips

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BARRIERS TO TREATMENT WITH BUPRENORPHINE FOR OPIOID ADDICTION IN NEW MEXICO, Kanwal Qidwai

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MK2 Promotes Colorectal Cancer Development, Invasion, and Growth Through MK2-Induced Cytokines, Anita Lynne Ray

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CD82 membrane scaffolding regulates hematopoietic cell functions, Christina M. Termini

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PATIENT CENTERED FAMILY PLANNING CARE, Lauren Thaxton MD, MBA

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WEIGHT STATUS, DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES AND HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN NEW MEXICO ADOLESCENTS, ukeme umoh

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MECHANISMS OF THYMIC TOXICITY INDUCED BY ENVIRONMENTALLY RELEVANT CONCENTRATIONS OF ARSENIC, Huan Xu

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Inhaled multiwalled carbon nanotubes induce systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction via MMP-9 induction, Mario Aragon

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Perceptions of reversible and permanent contraception in India, Neha Bhardwaj

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Bacteriophage virus-like particles as vaccine platforms : from heart disease to malaria, Erin Crossey

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Evaluation of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Signaling Pathway as a Therapeutic Target in Human Papillomavirus-Associated Disease, Anastacia Griego

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Legacy mining metal exposures contribute to circulating oxidized low density lipoprotein and serum inflammatory potential in a native community, Molly Harmon

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Biomolecular signatures of severe malarial anemia, Zachary Karim

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Learning and Memory Abnormalities in Mice Deficient in the RNA-Binding Protein KSRP, Sarah L. Olguin

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Pulmonary BCG vaccination for uniform protection against tuberculosis in environmental mycobacteria endemic regions, Dominique N. Price

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The Role of Fatty Acids and Cigarette Smoke Toxicants in Cigarette Smoke-Induced Cardiovascular Disease, Elani F. Wiest 4216058

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NETWORK INFERENCE DRIVEN DRUG DISCOVERY, Gergely Zahoránszky-Kőhalmi; Tudor I. Oprea MD, PhD; Cristian G. Bologa PhD; Subramani Mani MD, PhD; and Oleg Ursu PhD

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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EFFECTS OF LOW-DOSE GAMMA RADIATION IN A MURINE MODEL OF BENZO[A]PYRENE-INDUCED LUNG CANCER, Veronica Bruce

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Post-placental IUD insertion: A mixed methods assessment of women's experiences, Shannon Carr

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Mechanisms of Innate Immune Regulation of Dermonecrosis during Staphylococcus aureus skin infections, Moriah Castleman

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Yeast V-ATPase Regulation by Phosphofructokinase-1, Chun-Yuan Chan

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IMMEDIATE POSTPARTUM VERSUS INTERVAL INTRAUTERINE DEVICES AND IMPLANT: A COST UTILITY ANALYSIS, Michelle R. Chungtuyco

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Inhibition of Virulence as Treatment Strategies for Staphylococcus aureus Infection, Seth Michael Daly

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ASSOCIATION BETWEEN LEFT VENTRICULAR EJECTION FRACTION (LVEF) IN PATIENTS WITH REGIONAL ISCHEMIA AND INFARCTION ON MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGES, Alireza Esfahane

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MECHANISMS OF LOW DOSE ARSENIC LYMPHOID STEM CELL IMMUNOTOXICITY AND POTENTIAL INTERACTIONS WITH DIBENZO[def, p]CHRYSENE (DBC), Peace Chinyere Ezeh

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The Role of G protein-coupled estrogen receptor in vascular function and hypertension, Natalie C. Fredette

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R-ketorolac targets Cdc42 and Rac1 and alters ovarian cancer behaviors critical for invasion and metastasis, Yuna Guo

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The Role of OFD1 in the Pathogenesis of Polycystic Kidney Disease, Stephanie Jerman

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Characterization of R-ketorolac as a single enantiomer selective inhibitor of Cdc42 and Rac1 in ovarian cancer, Shelby Kenney

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The Differential Contribution of Behavior and Biology to Breslow Thickness and Melanoma Survival in Males Compared to Females, Jenna Lilyquist

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Improving arrest electronic medical record Utstein data reporting by emergency services, Katherine Mandeville

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Apolipoprotein B containing lipoproteins contribute to host innate immune pulmonary defense against Staphylococcus aureus, Brett Manifold-Wheeler

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In Vivo Characterization of G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor in Mammary Tumorigenesis, Nicole Marjon

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Mechanisms of Enhanced Pulmonary Vasoconstriction and Calcium Sensitization Following Chronic Hypoxia, Charles Elbert Norton III

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The effects of ketorolac and its enantiomers on breast cancer proliferation and metastasis, Amanda Peretti

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Intrathecal pain pumps for the treatment of neuropathic pain: A retrospective review of the electronic medical record, Kathleen L. Reyes

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A novel cytokine profile associated with cancer metastasis to mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes identified using fine needle aspiration biopsy, Ali Imran Saeed

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Nitrous Oxide for Pain Management during In-office Hysteroscopic Sterilization, Emily N. Schneider

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Defining and Assessing Problem Solving Across a Biochemistry Curriculum, Cheryl A. Sensibaugh

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Tumor Promoting Properties of Field Cancerized Fibroblasts in Cell Culture, Randi L. Smith

Language barriers impact prehospital care, Ramsey Tate

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Exposure of neonatal rats to alcohol has differential effects on cytokine levels in the cerebellum and hippocampus : potential role of microglia and astrocytes, Lauren Topper

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GCN5L1 Functions as a Mitochondrial Acetyltransferase that Regulates Mitophagy, Bradley Roy Webster

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Oncogene-dependent regulation of autophagic flux in melanoma, Kirsten Anne Meyer White

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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G-Protein Coupled Estrogen Receptor Regulation of Migration and Metastasis in the Breast, Sara Alcon

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Metadata determination for a cadaveric collection, Shamsi Berry

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Engineering Catalytic Molecular Logic Devices for Biodetection, Carl Brown III

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Novel α-MSH Peptide Analogs for Melanoma Targeting, Adam Flook

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Patient and Provider Views on Informed Consent for Cardiac Catheterization: A Pilot Study, Jarrod Frizzell

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Antifungal Activity of Cationic Conjugated Polyelectrolytes and Oligomers against Candida albicans, Laura Ingersol

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MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF AUTOPHAGY-BASED UNCONVENTIONAL SECRETION OF IL-β, Shanya Jiang

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Impact of Environmental Enrichment on Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis in a Preclinical Mouse Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Kajimoto Kenta

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Investigation Into The Early Events Of Epithelial Wound Healing and HPV16 Infection, Michael Kivitz

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Targeted Cancer Nanotherapeutics by Adoptive Transfer of Mononuclear Splenocytes, Jaclyn Murton

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COLD INDUCIBLE RNA BINDING PROTEIN IS DISRUPTED IN ER+PR+HER2- TUMORS, Grace Okello

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Mechanisms Responsible for Decreased Rat Pulmonary Arterial H2O2 Levels in a Model of Chronic Hypoxia-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension, Danielle Plomaritas

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Implementing An Online Social Network For Health Communication, Christian Shaw

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Health Related Quality of Life in Hispanic Versus Non-Hispanic White Congestive Heart Failure Patients and Predictors of Healthcare Utilization, Stanley Snowden

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Aberrant neurogenic and epigenetic processes are associated with depression induced by developmental arsenic exposure, Christina Rene Tyler

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Development of HPV next-generation virus-like particle vaccines that are cross-protective, Mitchell Tyler

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Evaluation of the Association Between Exposure to Different Forms of Electronic Media with Dietary Intake and Body Mass Index Percentile in Hispanic and American Indian Pre-Schoolers in Rural New Mexico, Kevin Vlahovich

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The role of miR-137 in schizophrenia, Carrie Leigh Wright

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GPER-MEDIATED REGULATION OF NUCLEAR AKT/FOXO3A SIGNALING, Erin Zekas

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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The effect of sympathetic activation on gut microbiota in obstructive sleep apnea, John Alcock

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Gene-environment interactions affect long-term depression (LTD) through changes in dopamine D2 receptor affinity in Snap25 haplodeficient mice, Michael Baca

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Role of Rab7 in the pathogenesis of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Type2B (CMT2B) Disease, Soumik BasuRay

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Induction of interleukin-10 within the T(H)17 effector population using the GPER agonist G-1, Ryan Brunsing

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Inflammatory cytokines alter normal lipid mobilization in adipocytes., Nicholas Card

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Synaptic Zn2+ release during spreading depolarizations : implications for ischemic brain injury, Russell Carter

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Elastomeric Capture Microparticles (ECµPs) and Their Use with Acoustophoresis to Perform Affinity Capture Assays, Kevin Cushing

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Membrane-Protein Dynamics: New Perspectives in FcepsilonRI Signaling through Single Particle Tracking, Patrick Cutler

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Protein carbonylation, protein aggregation and cell death in a murine model of multiple sclerosis, Anushka Dasgupta

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Progeny Release of Species B Human Adenoviruses Is Not Mediated By Early Region 3 Proteins 20.1K, 20.5k, and 10.9k, James Dowling

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Crosstalk between adipocytes and immune cells in adipose tissue in an obese inflammatory state: role of contact-mediated signaling, Carolina Franco Nitta

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Next-Generation Sequencing: Acquisition, Analysis, and Assembly, Antoine Ho

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Visual activity evoked by infrared in humans after dark adaptation, Leslie Olivia Hopkins

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DISPLAY OF PEPTIDES AND SINGLE-CHAIN ANTIBODIES ON BACTERIOPHAGE MS2 VIRUS-LIKE PARTICLES, Christopher Andrew Lino

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TREATMENT GOALS FOR PATIENTS WHO ELECT SURGICAL VS. PESSARY TREATMENT FOR SYMPTOMATIC PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE, Mamta Mamik

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Identification of genes required for differentiation of quiescent and nonquiescent cells in stationary phase cultures of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Elaine Manzanilla

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PARTIAL VERSUS COMPLETE TRAPEZIECTOMY FOR TREATMENT OF CARPOMETACARPAL JOINT ARTHRITIS: A CADAVERIC BIOMECHANICAL COMPARISON, Deana Mercer

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The voice of Latino adolescent parents: a focus group approach, Brenda Pereda

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Neuropathogenesis of highly pathogenic avian influenza in ferrets following intranasal instillation or aerosol exposure to low doses, Jennifer Plourde

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The Role of Snai2/Slug in Diabetes-impaired Wound Healing, Krystle K. Quan

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Development of CD19 binding reagents for targeted nanoparticles, Jason Hugh Rogers

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Association of vitamin D deficiency with prediabetes among elderly New Mexicans, Srilatha Sankarappan

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Consequences of Prenatal Ethanol Exposure and Maternal Stress on Offspring, Miranda Staples

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THE IMMUNOLOGICAL MECHANISMS OF INFLUENZA VACCINATION: A COMPARISON BETWEEN A SEASONAL SUBUNIT VACCINE AND AN H5N1 SUBUNIT VACCINE WITH AND WITHOUT ALUM ADJUVANT, Sarah Vaughan

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Next-Generation Sequencing for Biomedical Applications, Mingyan Xu

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Safety of botulinum toxin for dysphagia in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy, Sarah Youssof

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Role of cytochrome P4501A1 in vasoreactivity and blood pressure regulation mediated by omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, Njotu Agbor

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Studies on spreading depolarization in healthy and metabolically compromised brain tissues, Isamu Aiba

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The RNA binding protein KSRP destabilizes GAP-43 mRNA to limit axonal elongation in cultured hippocampal neurons, Clark Bird