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    • Undergraduate Research News [Volume 1, Number 1] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-05)
      Inside this issue: Faculty Profile: Dr. Amy Bruckman, COC; Student Profile: Angela Bailey, BMED; Top 10 Reasons to Do Undergraduate Research; Student Profile: Michelle Tougas, Biology; Faculty Profile: Dr. Jud Ready, ...
    • Undergraduate Research News [Volume 1, Number 2] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-10)
      Inside this issue: Student Profile: Trevor McLeod, EE; UROP’s Workshop Series; PURA information and Updates; New URAG Membership; Student Profile: Camila Santiago, BME; The Research Option; U/G Research In Computational ...
    • Undergraduate Research News [Volume 1, Number 3] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-12)
      Inside this issue: Congrats Spring PURA Winners!!; Mentoring Workshop;Faculty Corner; Student Profile: Amanda Bryson, NRE; ACC Undergraduate Research Symposium; Undergraduate Research and Graduate School Admission; UROP's ...
    • Characterization and isolation of a rotifer-deterrent compound in the red tide dinoflagellate Karenia brevis 

      Pirkle, Christen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-12)
      Spontaneous phytoplankton blooms cause extensive damage to aquatic ecosystems all over the world. Red Tide, a type of bloom, causes extensive damage in the Gulf of Mexico every year. Red tide is caused by Karenia brevis, ...
    • Replication-Dependent Mechanism of Chromosome Fragility at the Site of Inverted Repeats in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 

      Moon, Clara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-12-05)
      Genome instability is linked to cancer and many hereditary diseases. Chromosomal aberrations are often associated with repeats that can adopt DNA secondary structures. Studying the mechanism of genome instability caused ...
    • Development of Microsatellite Primers for Investigating Genetic Connectivity and Diversity of Scleractinian Corals 

      Bear, Joseph John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-12-14)
      We focus on the development of microsatellite loci isolated from two scleractinian coral species (Montastraea cavernosa and Porites astreoides). To analyze the genetic structure of scleractinian coral populations, it is ...
    • Characterization of the Che7 System of Myxococcus xanthus 

      Epperson, Erin; Kirby, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-12-15)
      Myxococcus xanthus is a Gram negative soil bacterium that utilizes eight chemosensory systems of interacting proteins, most of which are homologous to the E.coli chemotaxis proteins, in order to regulate its two types ...
    • Undergraduate Research News [Volume 2, Number 1] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02)
      Inside this issue: Student Profile: Eugene Smith, CEE; Apply for PURA Summer 2007; Faculty Interview: Dr. Han Zhang; Faculty Profile: Matthew Baker, Math; Mentoring Undergrad Researchers: Roundtable Discussion; ...
    • Undergraduate Research News [Volume 2, Number 2] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-04)
      Inside this issue: Student Profile: Robert Scott, AE; GTREP Students do Research at the Beach; Faculty Corner; Apply for PURA Fall 2007; Undergrad Research Article written by Katie Fluke, Biology; Student Profile: Lauren ...
    • Undergraduate Research News [Volume 2, Number 2] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-04)
      Inside this issue: Student Profile: Robert Scott, AE; GTREP Students do Research at the Beach; Faculty Corner; Apply for PURA Fall 2007; Undergrad Research Article written by Katie Fluke, Biology; Student Profile: Lauren ...
    • Ohmic Contacts for Wide Bandgap Devices 

      Mehra, Zen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      Bipolar devices based on GaN and SiC have gained tremendous popularity as an alternative to Si based devices, primarily due to the ability to sustain high temperature and high voltage operations that can be attributed to ...
    • Isolation and Characterization of Bacillus anthracis Hfq P 

      Lie, Lively (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      All cellular species of life undergo the same order of transfer of genetic information from DNA template to messenger RNA(mRNA) by transcription followed by translation of mRNA to protein. This apparent simplicity is ...
    • An Integrated OS- plus VMM-bypass Solution for Virtualized I/O 

      Kurjanowicz, Matthew David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      Current Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) technologies are either not virtualization aware or run on proprietary connection fabrics such as InfiniBand, Myrinet and Quadrics. The introduction of 10-Gigabit Ethernet provides ...
    • The Evolutionary Impact of Functional RNA Secondary Structures within Protein-Coding Regions in Yeast 

      Warden, Charles David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      In recent years, the importance of functional RNAs in biological processes has been repeatedly demonstrated. Furthermore, a number of studies have indicated that the number and biological significance of functional RNAs ...
    • A Dynamic Approach to Statistical Debugging: Building Program Specific Models with Neural Networks 

      Wood, Matthew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      Computer software is constantly increasing in complexity; this requires more developer time, effort, and knowledge in order to correct bugs inevitably occurring in software production. Eventually, increases in complexity ...
    • Jacket’s Garage: Software for a Physical Science Learning Environment 

      Kramer, Christopher W.; Kolodner, Janet L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      The Learning by Design lab has been developing software and curriculum to support learning in the context of design challenges. We have used software to guide learners through design and investigation practices as well as ...
    • Hybridization versus Randomly-Sorting Ancestral Alleles: Genetic Variation in Lake Malawi Cichlids 

      Mims, Meryl Christine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      Hybridization is believed to be an important mechanism for genetic diversity and speciation in many groups of organisms. One of the most important evolutionary signatures of hybridization is low phylogenetic resolution in ...
    • Non-Deterministic Design of Utility Scale Wind Energy Systems 

      Scott, Robert (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      The wind is an increasingly significant source of energy with the rising price of non-renewable fuels. The purpose of this project is to determine the specific intensity and frequency of wind speed required to sustain a ...
    • Fenretinide induces lethal autophagy via a novel ensemble of life and death regulators: dihydroceramide and sphinganine versus sphinganine 1-phosphate 

      Fluke, Katherine Clair (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      Sphingolipids are unique lipids that serve numerous functions important in cell regulation. Some categories of sphingolipids have also been implicated in the mechanism of action of cancer chemotherapeutic drugs, with the ...
    • Direct Conversion for Space Solar Power 

      Boechler, Nicholas Sebastian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05)
      Space Solar Power (SSP) is a powerful yet nearly untapped resource with revolutionary potential. SSP systems currently have several roadblocks to their implementation. With the technology in use today, converting solar ...