Undergraduate Honors Theses
This community contains Collections of the honors theses of Cornell University undergraduates in each of the university's colleges and schools in which they may enroll.
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The Effect of Temperature Change on Viral Pathogenesis of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus (VHSV) in Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas) (2012-05)Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV) prevalence in Great Lakes fish populations varies seasonally, with greater prevalence during spawning seasons. Chronic infections appear to be associated with neural tissue, while ...
HCF-1 inhibits SKN-1 to Modulate Stress Resistance but Not lifespan in Caenorhabditis Elegans AND Determination of Enrichment Regions for H3K27me3 and Other low-signal, High-noise ChIP-seq Data (2012-05)1) Caenorhabditis elegans host cell factor-1 (HCF-1) is an evolutionarily conserved longevity determinant. HCF-1 modulates both lifespan and stress resistance by inhibiting the C. elegans homolog of the mammalian FOXO ...
Expression of Downstream Targets of mTOR in Response to a Model of Maternal Undernutrition and Hypoxia (2012-05)The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) is a key player in a signaling pathway that regulates cell growth in response to nutrients, hypoxia, and other upstream regulators. To examine the effects of nutrient restriction, ...
(2014-08-29)Much of our modern maize germplasm was originally brought about by the combination of northern flint lines and southern dent lines. Yet commercial production in the US today is dominated by dent or semi-dent kernel type ...