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Mitochondrial Metal Homeostasis: A look into iron and copper mobilization within mitochondria, Jonathan Dietz
Characterization of the Multifunctional Enzyme Proline Utilization A, YiZi Mao
Development of High Value oil traits using the model oilseed crop Camelina sativa, Evan Updike
Characterization of Sphingolipid Biosynthesis and Modification in Plants, Dongdong Zhang
THE ROLE OF CONFORMATIONAL DYNAMICS IN ISOCYANIDE HYDRATASE CATALYSIS, Medhanjali Dasgupta
Dissecting the Regulatory Network of Sphingolipid Biosynthesis in Plants, Ariadna Gonzalez-Solis
Characterization of Human Pyrroline-5-Carboxylate Reductase Enzymes Responsible for L-Proline Biosynthesis, Sagar Patel
Protease OMA1 Modulates Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Ultrastructure through Dynamic Association with MICOS Complex, Martonio P. Viana
TRANSCRIPTOMIC ANALYSES AND COMPUTATIONAL MODELING REVEAL THAT FATTY ACID TRANSPORT PROTEIN 2 (FATP2) IMPACTS THE TRANSCRIPTIONAL ACTIVITY OF PPARα THUS ALTERING THE LIPID METABOLIC LANDSCAPE, Vincent M. Perez
Xenobiotic Exposure Requires Mitochondrial Metabolism for REDOX Homeostasis and Survival in Astrocytes, Jordan Rose
Defining the Roles of Serine Palmitoyltransferase-Interacting Proteins in the Regulation of Sphingolipid Homeostasis, Athen N. Kimberlin
Investigation of Pathways for Complex Sphingolipid Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh, Kyle Luttgeharm
Functional Genomic Analyses of Switchgrass Developmental Processes, Nathan Palmer
Characterization of Inhibitors of Fatty Acid Transport Protein-2 in Cell and Animal Models, Nipun Saini
Reactive Oxygen Species Homeostasis and Proline Catabolism, Lu Zhang
Single Tube, Multiple Enzyme Reaction for Detection of UV and Oxidative Damage in Forensic Physiological Stains, Nicholas J. Eurek
REDOX REGULATION OF PROTEIN TRANSLATION IN EUKARYOTES, Maxim Gerashchenko
ER-associated Degradation and Cadmium Dependent Rescue of PCA1, Nathan Smith
Investigation of Proline Utilization A: Kinetic Analysis of Substrate Channel-blocking Mutants and Creation of a Trifunctional Chimera Enzyme, Benjamin W. Arentson
Transcriptomic Analyses of the CO2-Concentrating Mechanisms and Development of Molecular Tools for Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, Andrew J. Brueggeman
MAKING CHLAMYDOMONAS REINHARDTII A BETTER MODEL ORGANISM: TACKLING THE INEFFICIENCY OF NUCLEAR TRANSGENE EXPRESSION AND IMPROVING METHODS FOR THE GENERATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF INSERTIONAL MUTANT LIBRARIES, Thomas M. Plucinak
Investigations of Substrate Channeling in the Proline Oxidative Pathway, Nikhilesh Sanyal
Sinusoidal Endothelial Dysfunction in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease., Sandhya Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan
Studies on the Small Ubiquitin-Like Modifier (SUMO) E2 Conjugases of the SUMOylation System in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and their Role in Stress Physiology, Amy R. Knobbe
Developing a High Throughput Protocol for Using Soil Molecular Biology as Trace Evidence, Sabreena A. Larson
Phylogenetic Engineering of the Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate Carboxylase/Oxygenase Large Subunit in Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii, Boon Hoe Lim
UNDERSTANDING OF FUNCTIONS OF SELENOPROTEINS AND DIETARY SELENIUM BY USING ANIMAL MODELS, Marina V. Kasaikina
Functional Studies of Human Cellular Detoxification Enzymes, Melanie Neely Willis
The crosstalk between human fatty acid transport protein 1 and fatty acid transport protein 4, Zhe Yuan
METHIONINE-R-SULFOXIDE REDUCTASES AND BIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE OF FREE METHIONINE SULFOXIDE REDUCTION, Byung Cheon Lee
The In Situ Function of a Microbial Community Profiled by FT-IR: A Snapshot in Time, Ryan Roberts
Consequences of Hyaluronan Metabolism on Cell Cycle Progression in Prostate Tumor Growth and Metastasis, Alamelu G. Bharadwaj
Identification and Characterization of a Cadmium-Transporting P-Type ATPase in Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, David J. Adle
Structural Basis of Allosteric and Intrasteric Regulation in Human Cystathionine β-Synthase and its Regulation by a CXXC Motif, Suvajit Sen
Studies on Nutritional Muscular Dystrophy. I. Dietary Factors, II. Fibrosis and Lipomatosis of Tissues, Violet Myrtle Wilder