Theses

 

2016

  1. Mustafa al Samarai, "X-ray Spectroscopy and Microscopy of Cobalt and Nickel in CoMoS and CoNiMoS Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts", Utrecht University, 2016; Advisors: F. de Groot and B. Weckhuysen


  2. Trisiani Affandi, "Structural and Functional Characterization of the Histidine Kinase Cuss in Escherichia coli", University of Arizona, 2016; Advisor: M. M. McEvoy

  3. Nickolas H. Anderson, "Controlling Electronics for the Formation of High Valent Uranium Imido Complexes", Purdue University, 2016; Advisor: S. C. Bart

  4. Marjan Aslani, "Strain Engineering the Band Structure of Graphene", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: Y. Nishi

  5. Dmytro Bandak, "Electron Dynamics with Core Level Spectroscopy in MgxZn1-xO and SnS2. Design of a Low Energy Electron Diffraction Instrument", M.Sc. thesis, University of Arizona, 2016; Advisor: O. L. A. Monti

  6. Shounak Banerjee, "Engineering a Split-GFP System for Direct Pathogen Detection", Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2016; Advisor: C. Bystroff

  7. Amanda J. Barker, "Speciation, Transport and Mobility of Metals in Pristine Watersheds and Contaminated Soil Systems in Alaska", University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2016; Advisor: T. Trainor

  8. Amika Bhagi, "Understanding Structure-Function Relations in Heme-Copper Oxidase Using Myoglobin-based Enzyme Models", University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016; Advisor: Y. Lu

  9. Joshua Borycz, "Computationally Driven Characterization of Magnetism, Adsorption, and Reactivity in Metal-Organic Frameworks", University of Minnesota, 2016; Advisor: L. Gagliardi

  10. Elliott J. Brea, "The Regulation of the Expression of Human Major Histocompatability Class I Molecules on Cancer Cells by Kinases", Weill Medical College of Cornell, 2016; Advisor: D. A. Scheinberg

  11. Matthew J. Burak, "The Role of DNA Polymerase Lambda in the Repair of Oxidative DNA Damage", State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2016; Advisor: M. Garcia-Diaz

  12. J. F. Bruhn, "Insights into the Structural Assemblies Governing RNA Virus Transcription and Genomic Replication", The Scripps Research Institute, 2016; Advisor: E. O. Saphire

  13. Mark A. Burgers, "The Impact of Morphology on the Performance of Green-solvent Processed Organic Electronic Devices", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016; Advisors: M. Moskovits and M. S. de Vries

  14. Jackson K. B. Cahn, "Engineering, Predicting, and Understanding Nicotinamide Cofactor Specificity", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisors: F. H. Arnold and S. L. Mayo

  15. Lili Cai, "Flame Synthesis and Doping of Metal Oxide Nanowires and Their Application in Solar Water Splitting", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: X. Zheng

  16. David Z. Chen, "Atomic-level Structure and Deformation in Metallic Glasses", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisor: J. R. Greer


  17. Mengbin Chen, "Terpene Synthases: One Fold, Many Products", University of Pennsylvania, 2016; Advisor: D. W. Christianson


  18. Diana Chien, "Engineering Nanoscale Multiferroic Composites for Memory Applications with Atomic Layer Deposition of Pb(ZrxTi1−x)O3 Thin Films", University of California, Los Angeles, 2016; Advisor: J. P.-C. Chang


  19. Sanjukta Choudhury, "Development of Confocal X-ray Fluorescence Techniques for Biological and Archaeological Applications", University of Saskatchewan, 2016; Advisors: I. Pickering, G. George and I. Coulthard

  20. Georges Chreifi, "Exploring Structure-Function Relationships and Redox Partner Interactions in Heme Enzymes", University of California, Irvine, 2016; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  21. Peter J. Chung, "Probing Forces Generated and Architectures Mediated by Tau on Microtubules", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016; Advisor C. R. Safinya


  22. Nicholas S. Colella, "Model Systems for Characterizing the Intrinsic Properties of Polymer Semiconductors: Oligomers and Single Crystals", University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2016; Advisor: A. L. Briseno


  23. Daniel H. Coller, "Variable-temperature Kinetic Analysis of Reaction Profiles for the Rapid Assessment of Heterogeneous Catalysts", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  24. Hannah E. Colmer, "Characterization and Activation of Bioinspired Peroxomanganese(III) Complexes", University of Kansas, 2016; Advisor: T. A. Jackson


  25. John B. Cook, "Development of Functional Materials with Novel Nanoscale Architectures Designed for Applications in Energy Storage and Electrochemical Water Splitting", University of California, Los Angeles, 2016; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  26. Andrew M. Davenport, "The Molecular Basis of Lysine Acetylation: Addition, Removal, and Recognition", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisor: A. Hoelz

  27. Dina M. Drennan, "Biogeochemistry of Sulfate Reducing Bioreactors: How Design Parameters Influence Microbial Consortia and Metal Precipitation", Colorado School of Mines, 2016; Advisors: J. O. Sharp and R. Almstrand

  28. Samuel W. Fagg Jr., "Quaking RNA Binding Proteins Regulate Tissue-specific Gene Expression", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2016; Advisor: M. Ares

  29. Juliana Gil-Loaiza, "Establishment of a Vegetation Cover at the Iron King Mine and Humboldt Smelter Superfund Site: Evaluation of Compost-assisted Phytostabilization", University of Arizona, 2016; Advisor: R. M. Maier

  30. Anne M. Glaudell, "Understanding Charge Transport in Polymers for Thermoelectric Applications", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016; Advisor: M. Chabinyc

  31. Debra M. Hausladen, "Physical and Biogeochemical Constraints on Hexavalent Chromium Generation within Soils and Sediments", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  32. Jiajun He, "Nitrogen-doped Micro- and Mesoporous Carbons for CO2 Capture", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: J. Wilcox

  33. Carina Hernandez, "Couture Crystal Constructs: Self-assembly of Three-dimensional DNA Crystalline Lattices", New York University, 2016; Advisor: N. C. Seeman

  34. Scott A. Hollingsworth, "At the Interface of Experiment and Computation: Explorations of Heme Protein Redox Partner Interactions, Water Behavior on Organic Surfaces and Other Systems", University of California, Irvine, 2016; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  35. Te Hu, "Measurement of Ultrafast Structural Rearrangements in Hybrid Perovskites", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: A. M. Lindenberg

  36. Jeramy R. Jasmann, "Catalytic Strategies for Enhancing Electrochemical Oxidation of 1,4-dioxane: TiO2 Dark Activation and Microbial Stimulation", Colorado State University, 2016; Advisors: T. Borch and J. Blotevogel

  37. Leila E. Jewell, "Local Structure Analysis of Materials for Solar Cell Absorber Layer", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2016; Advisors: S. A. Carter and F. Bridges

  38. Mason P. Jiang, "Ultrafast Studies of Nonequilibrium Electron-Phonon and Phonon-Phonon Interactions in Photoexcited Lead Telluride", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: D. A. Reis

  39. Jacqueline M. Johnson, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of the Frequency-interacting RNA Helicase FRH", M.Sc. thesis, Utah State University, 2016; Advisor: S. J. Johnson


  40. Parker M. Johnson, "Characterization of Toxin/Immunity Complexes Involved in Bacterial Contact-dependent Growth Inhibition", University of California, Irvine, 2016; Advisor: C. W. Goulding

  41. Amy E. Josephson, "The Behavior of Tellurium during Copper Ore Processing at the American Smelting and Refining Company (Tucson, AZ)", M.Sc. thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2016; Advisor: S. M. Hayes

  42. Trevor Keiber, "Understanding the Atomic Local Structure of Thermoelectric Materials", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2016; Advisor: F. Bridges

  43. Raju Khatiwada, "Abiotic Transformation of Insensitive Munition Compounds", University of Arizona, 2016; Advisors: J. Chorover and R. Root


  44. Justin R. Klesmith, "Evaluation of Enzyme Function via High-throughput Sequence to Function Mapping", Michigan State University, 2016; Advisor: T. A. Whitehead

  45. Jesse S.-W. Ko, "Structural and Electrochemical Characterization of Sodium-Ion Insertion Electrodes", University of California, Los Angeles, 2016; Advisor: B. S. Dunn

  46. Marek J. Kobylarz, "Siderophore-mediated Iron Metabolism in Staphylococcus aureus", University of British Columbia, 2016; Advisor: M. E. P. Murphy


  47. Michael E. Kozina, "Time- and Momentum-resolved Nanoscale Thermal Transport", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: D. A. Reis

  48. Joshua J. LeMonte, "Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Arsenic Mobility and Cycling in Contaminated Coastal Soils", University of Delaware, 2016; Advisor: D. L. Sparks

  49. Yiyang Li, "Nanoscale Reaction, Transport, and Phase Transformation in LixFePO4 Battery Electrodes", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: W. Chueh

  50. Sarah Loerch, "Investigating an SF3b155 Scaffold for UHM-Containing Pre-mRNA Splicing Factors", University of Rochester, 2016; Advisor: C. L. Kielkopf


  51. Andrew J. Lynch, "Ligand Selectivity: Binding at the Protein-Protein Interface of Keap1 and NEMO", Boston University, 2016; Advisor: K. N. Allen


  52. Tracy MacDonald, "Effects of Inorganic Mercury on Developing Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Larvae", University of Saskatchewan, 2016; Advisors: G. George and P. Krone

  53. Isaac M. Markus, "First-Principles Modeling and Experimental Investigation of Novel Materials for Energy Storage", University of California, Berkeley, 2016; Advisors: M. Asta and M. Doeff

  54. William R. Mateker, "Understanding Degradation Mechanisms and Improving Long-term Performance of Organic Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: M. McGehee

  55. John Matsubu, "The Role of Isolated Metal Atoms and Support Effects in CO2 Reduction Catalysis by Rh", University of California, Riverside, 2016; Advisor: P. N. Christopher

  56. Cynthia N. McClain, "Hydrologic and Biogeochemical Controls on Hexavalent Chromium in Soils, Rivers, and Groundwaters", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  57. Gabriel Mednick, "Structural and Functional Characterization of a Bacterial Photosensing Light-oxygen-voltage (LOV) Protein Domain from Rhizobium leguminosarum", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2016; Advisor: R. A. Bogomolni


  58. Bradley R. Miller, "Structural and Functional Characterization of Modular Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetases and MbtH-Like Proteins", State University of New York at Buffalo, 2016; Advisor: A. M. Gulick


  59. Phillip W. Miller, "Biochemical Insights into the Evolution of alpha-catenin Function in Metazoan Epithelia", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: W. Nelson

  60. Fatemeh S. Minaye Hashemi, "Area Selective Atomic Layer Deposition of Metal Oxides on Metal-dielectric Patterns", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: S. Bent

  61. Sonya A. Mollinger, "Charge Transport and Open-circuit Voltage in Semicrystalline Polymer Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: A. Salleo

  62. Yalemi Morales, "Characterization of the Substrate Interactions and Regulation of Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 1", Utah State University, 2016; Advisor: J. M. Hevel

  63. Ryan A. Mulvenna, "Size and Chemistry Selective Membranes from Block Polymer Templates", Purdue University, 2016; Advisor: B. W. Boudouris

  64. Huong T. Nguyen, "Structural and Biochemical Studies of p73 and RelA Transcription Specificity", University of California, San Diego, 2016; Advisors: G. Ghosh and H. Viadiu

  65. Kennedy Nguyen, "Speciation and Health Risks of Atmospheric Nanoparticulates", M.Sc. thesis, University of California, Merced, 2016; Advisor: V. J. Leppert

  66. Gwen E. Owens, "Biochemical and Biophysical Characterization of Huntingtin", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisor: P. J. Bjorkman

  67. Anders F. Pedersen, "Elucidating Oxygen Electrocatalysis with Synchrotron X-rays: PEM Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers", Technical University of Denmark, 2016; Advisors: I. Chorkendorff, I. E. L. Stephens and A. Nilsson

  68. Kathryn A. Perez, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of Ligand Bound States of the FeMo-cofactor of Nitrogenase", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  69. Igor D. Petrik, "Characterization and Design of Hydrogen Bonding Interactions in Oxygen Reduction by Engineered Myoglobins", University of Illinois, 2016; Advisor: Y. Lu

  70. Mayank Puri, "The Chemistry of S = 2 Nonheme Oxoiron(IV) Complexes", University of Minnesota, 2016; Advisor: L. Que


  71. Andrew J. Rasmussen, "Structural Insights into the Regulation of Electron Transfer in Nitrogenase, and Modulating the Reactivity of the Isolated Iron Molybdenum Cofactor", M.Sc. thesis, Utah State University, 2016; Advisor: L. C. Seefeldt


  72. Julian A. Rees, "Insight into Biological Small-molecule Activation from Enzymes, Model Complexes, and X-ray Spectroscopy", University of Washington, 2016; Advisor: J. A. Kovacs

  73. Daniel Rhodes, "Transitions Metal Dichalcogenides: Growth, Fermiology Studies, and Few-layered Transport Properties", Florida State University, 2016; Advisors: L. Balicas and N. Bonesteel

  74. Aaron M. Ring, "Structure-based Engineering of Immunomodulatory Agents for the Treatment of Cancer", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: K. C. Garcia

  75. Jonathan Rittle, "Proton-Coupled Reduction of N2 Facilitated by Molecular Fe Complexes", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisor: J. C. Peters

  76. Shauna Robbennolt, "Tailoring the Magnetic and Magnetoelectric Properties of Nanostructured Materials Using Solution-phase Methods", University of Calilf, 2016; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  77. Sarah P. Slotznick, "Coupling Textural, Magnetic, and Modeling Techniques to Understand Precambrian Paleoenvironments", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisors: J. L. Kirschvink and W. W. Fischer

  78. M. V. Schaefer, "Arsenic and Carbon Cycling during Hydrologically Driven Soil Redox Transitions", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  79. Joel E. Schmidt, "Imidazolium-Based Organic Structure Directing Agents for the Synthesis of Microporous Materials", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisor: M. E. Davis


  80. Helen Segal, "Electrochemical Methods to Study Iron-Sulfur Cluster Proteins", California Institute of Technology, 2016; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  81. Hui Shi, "Establishment of an In Vitro System for the Biochemical Characterization of an Engineered Human Mitochondrial i-AAA Protease", State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2016; Advisor: S. E. Glynn

  82. Jaewook Shin, "Relaxation Phenomena in Rechargeable Battery Electrode Materials Beyond Li Intercalation", University of California, San Diego, 2016; Advisors: Y. S. Meng and J. B. Talbot

  83. Sarah J. Smith, "Metal-controlled Assembly of Peptide and Protein-based Engineered Biomaterials", University of California, San Diego, 2016; Advisor: F. A. Tezcan


  84. Amanda L. Socha, "Uncovering the Mechanisms Controlling Metal Micronutrient Homeostasis in Plants", Dartmouth College, 2016; Advisor: M. L. Guerinot

  85. Autumn N. Starcher, "Environmental Factors Impacting the Formation and Kinetics of Fe(II) Layered Hydroxides on Minerals and Soils", University of Delaware; Advisor: D. L. Sparks

  86. John P. Stegemeier, "Effects of Transformations of Ag and CuO Nanoparticles on Their Fate in Freshwater Wetland Sediments and Plants", Carnegie Mellon University, 2016; Advisor: G. V. Lowry

  87. Jing Sun, "Developing Improved Strategies of Remediating Arsenic Contaminated Aquifers", Columbia University, 2016; Advisor: B. C. Bostick


  88. William A. Teasley IV, "Impact of Inorganic and Plant-based Silicon Amendments on Arsenic Accumulation, Yield, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) under Elevated Soil Arsenic Conditions", M.Sc. thesis, University of Delaware, 2016; Advisor: A. L. Seyfferth

  89. Mylyne Tham, "Pathological Heterogeneity in Multiple Sclerosis", University of Saskatchewan, 2016; Advisor: B. Popescu

  90. Andrew Thomas, "Effect of Oxidative Weathering on In Vitro Bioaccessibility of Toxic Substances in Contaminated, Mine Tailings-borne Dusts", University of Arizona, M.Sc. thesis, 2016; Advisor: J. Chorover

  91. Shiliang Tian, "Protein Engineering Using Azurin as the Scaffold: Capturing and Studying Novel Metal-sulfenate and Metal-no Species", University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2016; Advisor: Y. Lu

  92. John F. To, "Design and Synthesis of Porous Carbon for Energy and Environmental Applications", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: Z. Bao

  93. Timothy R. Valentic, "Structural Studies of Polyketide Synthase Biosynthetic Machinery", University of California, Irvine, 2016; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  94. Bradley D. Wallentine, "The Molecular Basis for Restoring Function to Oncogenic p53 Mutants", University of California, Irvine, 2016; Advisor: H. Luecke

  95. Richard Y. Wang, "Crystallography of Prussian Blue Analogues and Its Effect on Electrochemistry", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: Y. Cui

  96. Yanfei Wang, "New Biosensing Strategies Using Hyperpolarized Xenon-129 NMR Spectroscopy", University of Pennsylvania, 2016; Advisor: I. J. Dmochowski

  97. Kittikhun Wangkanont, "Structural Analysis of Galactofuranose-binding Lectins and Biosynthetic Enzymes", University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016; Advisor: L. L. Kiessling


  98. Jamie L. Weaver, "Localized Chemistry of 99Tc in Simulated Low Activity Waste Glass", Washington State University, 2016; Advisors: N. Wall and J. McCloy

  99. Jacob L. Weidman, "Development of Next-generation Membrane Platforms from Self-assembled Block Polymer Precursors", University of Notre Dame, 2016; Advisor: W. A. Phillip

  100. Kip Weiskopf, "Targeting the CD47-SIRP Alpha Interaction to Stimulate Macrophage Destruction of Cancer", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: I. L. Weissman

  101. Eva Weyers, "Phosphorus Speciation in Dairy Manure-amended Calcareous Soils", University of Idaho, M.Sc. thesis,2016; Advisor: D. Strawn

  102. Michael R. White, "Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate Dehydrogenase as a Model to Investigate Protein-Protein Interactions, Non-canonical Protein-RNA Interactions, and Post-translational Modifications", University of Maryland, 2016; Advisor: E. D. Garcin

  103. Julia L. E. Willett, "Delivery and Activity of Toxic Effector Domains from Contact-dependent Growth Inhibition Systems in Escherichia coli", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016; Advisor: C. S. Hayes

  104. Shuolong Yang, "Revealing Electron-Phonon Coupling in Quantum Materials Using Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Photoemission Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 2016; Advisors: D. A. Reis and Z.-X. Shen

  105. Xinbo Yang, "Structural Basis for Clonal Diversity of the Public T Cell Response to Dominant Epitopes from Cytomegalovirus and Influenza", University of Maryland, College Park, 2016; Advisor: R. A. Mariuzza

  106. Renyuan Yu, "Synthesis, Catalytic Activity and Electronic Structures of Pyridine bis-N-heterocyclic Carbene Iron and Cobalt Hydride Complexes", Princeton University, 2016; Advisor: P. J. Chirik


  107. Hongyuan Yuan, "Enhanced Thermionic Energy Conversion with a Graphene Anode", Stanford University, 2016; Advisor: P. Pianetta

  108. Liangliang Zhang, "High-k Gate Dielectric Interfaces with Germanium and Silicon-germanium Substrates", Stanford University; Advisor: P. McIntyre


  109. Yilong Zheng, "Characterization of Charge Transfer Processes across Perylene Diimide/Electrode Interfaces for Organic Photovoltaic Devices", University of Arizona, 2016; Advisor: S. S. Saavedra

2015

  1. Anant A. Agrawal, "Structural Basis of Splice Site Recognition by U2AF 65 and Its Relationship to Human Genetic Disease", University of Rochester, 2015; Advisor: C. L. Kielkopf

  2. Jordan C. Aguirre, "Controlling the Morphology of Polymer and Fullerene Blends in Organic Photovoltaics Through Sequential Processing and Self-Assembly", University of California, Los Angeles, 2015; Advisor: B. J. Schwartz

  3. Alysia A. Ahmed, "Structural Characterization of Pro-inflammatory and Anti-inflammatory Immunoglobulin G Fc Proteins", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: P. J. Bjorkman

  4. Omar M. Awartani, "Mechanical and Electrical Behavior of Organic Solar Cells Probed Through Detailed Morphological Control", North Carolina State University, 2015; Advisor: B. T. O'Connor

  5. Jeremy W. Bakelar, "Binding Interactions of (R)- and (S)-hydroxypropyl-CoM Dehydrogenases and the Zinc Knuckle Proteins Air1 and Air2", Utah State University, 2015; Advisor: S. J. Johnson

  6. Jesus F. Barajas, "Biochemical and Structural Elucidation of Polyketide Synthase and Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthetase Enzymes Using Novel Pantetheine Analogues", University of California, Irvine, 2015; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  7. Lauryn L. Baranowski, "Combinatorial Development of Cu2SnS3 as an Earth Abundant Photovoltaic Absorber", Colorado School of Mines, 2015; Advisor: E. S. Toberer

  8. Sean R. G. Barberie, "X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry Using Synchrotron Radiation with Applications in Unmanned Aircraft Environmental Sensing", M.Sc., University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2015; Advisor: C. F. Cahill

  9. Jonathan A. Bartelt, "How Molecular Morphology Affects the Performance of Organic Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: M. McGehee

  10. Daniel K. D. Bediako, "The Electrocatalytic Evolution of Oxygen and Hydrogen by Cobalt and Nickel Compounds", Harvard University, 2015; Advisors: D. G. Nocera and T. Betley and M. Dinca

  11. Jesse D. Benck, "Engineering Molybdenum Sulfide Electrocatalysts and Silicon Photocathodes for Hydrogen Production via Solar Water Splitting", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: T. F. Jaramillo

  12. Alysia M. Birkholz, "Immune and Structural Studies of Synthetic Invariant Natural Killer T cell Glycosphingolipid Activators", University of California, San Diego, 2015; Advisors: M. Kronenberg and A. Goldrath

  13. Justin A. Bogart, "Coordination and Redox Chemistries of the Rare Earths within Redox Active Nitroxide Ligand Frameworks", University of Pennsylvania, 2015; Advisor: E. J. Schelter

  14. Audrey J. Bone, "Incorporating Environmental Realism into the Toxicity of Nanoparticles to Early Life Stage Fish", Duke University, 2015; Advisor: R. T. Di Giulio

  15. Garry R. Brock, Jr., "Changes in Bone Tissue Properties with Osteoporosis Treatment", Cornell University, 2015; Advisor: M. van der Meulen

  16. Cosmo Z. Buffalo, "Broad Recognition of Group A Streptococcus M Protein", University of California, San Diego, 2015; Advisor: P. Ghosh

  17. Julius O. Campecino, "A Semisynthetic Strategy Leads to Alteration of the Backbone Amidate Ligand in the Nisod Active Site", University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2015; Advisor: M. J. Maroney

  18. Hon Chan, "Biochemical and Structural Characterization of Intein Inhibitors for use as Anti-mycobacterial Therapeutics", M.Sc. thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2015; Advisors: G. Belfort and M. Belfort

  19. Viswanathan Chandrasekaran, "Retroviral Capsid Recognition by the Host Restriction Factor TRIM5α", University of Utah, 2015; Advisor: W. I. Sundquist

  20. Xiaofen Chen, "Organic Semiconducting Molecules in Green Solvents", M.Sc., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015; Advisor: G. C. Bazan

  21. Jea L. Cho, "Engineering Lithium Ion Conducting Thin Film Solid Electrolytes by Atomic Layer Deposition", University of California, Los Angeles, 2015; Advisor: J. P. Chang

  22. Jonathan R. Church, "Thin Film Subsurface Environments; Advanced X-ray Spectroscopies and a Novel Bayesian Inference Modeling Algorithm", University of Delaware, 2015; Advisor: R. L. Opila

  23. Heidi Contreras, "Characterization of a Proteinaceous Nanocompartment in Mycobacteria and the Encapsulation of its Cargo Proteins", University of California, Irvine, 2015; Advisor: C. W. Goulding

  24. Margaret P. Cosgriff, "Electric Field Response of Strained BiFeO3 and BaTiO3/CaTiO3 Superlattices", University of Wisconsin, 2015; Advisor: P. G. Evans

  25. Daneil W. DeMonte, "Rational Design and Directed Evolution of Novel Streptavidin and Intein Mutants for Biotechnology Applications", State University of New York, Buffalo, 2015; Advisor: S. Park

  26. Chao Dong, "Spectroscopic and Computational Studies of Molybdenum Enzymes and Models", University of New Mexico, 2015; Advisor: M. L. Kirk


  27. Colin D. Douglas, "Metal Specificity in [NiFe] Hydrogenase Maturation Proteins", University of Toronto, 2015; Advisor: D. B. Zamble

  28. Duc T. Duong, "Understanding Charge Transport in Semiconducting Polymers for Applications in Organic Electronics and Bioelectronics", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: A. Salleo

  29. Anna I. Erickson, "Sulfur Activation Enzymes from Thermophilic Archaea and RNA Modifying Enzymes", University of California, Davis, 2015; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  30. Christopher C. Farwell, "Engineering and Characterization of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes for Nitrogen-Atom Transfer Reactions", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: F. H. Arnold

  31. Amy S. Ferreira, "Using Self-assembly to Control Nanoscale Morphology in Semiconducting Polymers for Application in Organic Photovoltaics", University of California, Los Angeles, 2015; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  32. Megan E. Fieser, "Spectroscopic and Computational Analysis of Rare Earth and Actinide Complexes in Unusual Coordination Environments and Oxidation States", University of California, Irvine, 2015; Advisor: W. J. Evans

  33. Yue Fu, "Characterization of the Copper Resistance Mechanism in Streptococcus pneumoniae", Indiana University, 2015; Advisor: D. P. Giedroc

  34. Natalie K. Garcia, "Decoding the Structural Determinants of Hemagglutinin Mediated Influenza Entry and Antigenicity", University of Washington, 2015; Advisor: K. K. Lee

  35. Jake W Ginsbach, "Enzymatic Activation of Dioxygen at Mononuclear and Binuclear Copper Sites ", Stanford University, 2015; Advisors: T. Martinez, T. D. Stack and E. I. Solomon

  36. Caroline Grand, "Controlling Electronic Properties and Morphology of Isoindigo-based Polymers for Photovoltaic Applications", Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: J. Reynolds

  37. Geoffrey Grandjean, "Normal Glycolytic Enzyme Activity is Critical for Hypoxia Inducible Factor - 1α Activity and Provides Novel Targets for Inhibiting Tumor Growth", University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2015; Advisor: G. Powis

  38. Harry B. Gristick, "Investigating the Role of the GET3-GET4/GET5 Interaction During Tail-Anchor Protein Targeting", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: W. M. Clemons


  39. Mahima Gupta, "Radiation Damage on Multiple Length Scales in Uranium Dioxide", University of Wisconsin, 2015; Advisor: T. R. Allen

  40. Amelia Hardjasa, "Structures of Photosynthetic Reaction Centers with Alternative Cofactors", M.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2015; Advisor: M. E. P. Murphy

  41. Steven A. Hawks, "Device Physics and Recombination in Polymer:Fullerene Bulk-heterojunction Solar Cells", University of California, Los Angeles, 2015; Advisors: B. J. Schwartz and S. H. Tolbert

  42. Steven M. Herron, "Solution Deposition of Semiconductor Thin Films for Photovoltaics", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: S. Bent

  43. Scott Himmelberger, "Charge Transport in Semiconducting Polymers: Connecting Microstructure to Electronic Properties", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: A. Salleo

  44. Maria N. Hindt, "Understanding the Role of BRUTUS and Its Paralogs in the Regulation of the Fe Deficiency Response in Arabidopsis thaliana", Dartmouth College, 2015; Advisor: M. L. Guerinot

  45. Margaret A. G. Hinkle, "Ion Interactions at the Mineral-Water Interface during Biogeochemical Iron and Manganese Cycling", Washington University St. Louis, 2015; Advisor: J. G. Catalano

  46. Jeffrey K. Holden, "Structural, Biochemical, and Biological Studies on Bacterial Nitric Oxide Synthase", University of California, Irvine, 2015; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  47. Enyuan Hu, "Designing and Thermal Analysis of Safe Lithium Ion Cathode Materials for High Energy Applications", State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2015; Advisors: L.-S. Wang and J. Longtin

  48. Yiming Huang, "Synthesis of Perylenediimide Derivatives for Multi-chromophoric Surface Bound Molecular Heterojunctions", University of Arizona, 2015; Advisor: D. V. McGrath

  49. Gregory S. Hutchings, "Advanced Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion", University of Delaware, 2015; Advisor: F. Jiao

  50. Ye-Jin Hwang, "Molecular Engineering of Polymer Semiconductors for Electronics and Photonics", University of Washington, 2015; Advisor: S. A. Jenekhe

  51. Chinenye A. Idigo, "Structural and Biophysical Characterization of Variants of the Mechanosensitive Channel of Large Conductance (MSCL)", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  52. Whitney S. Jablonski, "Investigation of Sulfur Interactions on a Conventional Nickel-based Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anode during Methane Steam and Dry Reforming", Colorado School of Mines, 2015; Advisor: A. M. Dean

  53. David R. Jackson, "Structural and Functional Studies of Enzymes Involved in Polyketide and Fatty Acid Biosynthesis", University of California, Irvine, 2015; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  54. Sooyoung Jang, "Exploring Heavy Fermion Materials near a Quantum Critical Point", University of California, San Diego, 2015; Advisor: B. M. Maple

  55. Kurt Jenkins, "Rational Design of a Tumor-Activated CTLA4 Antagonist Prodrug", City of Hope, 2015; Advisor: J. C. Williams

  56. Tianyang Ji, "Structure and Mechanism to Function: Allosteric Activation of Phosphomannumutase 1 and Substrate Selectivity in Hotdog Fold Thioesterases", Boston University, 2015; Advisor: K. N. Allen

  57. Yunjiang Jiang, "Hydrophilic and Cationic Polymers as Potent Antimicrobial Materials: Another Pathway to Fight Tough Bacterial Infections", M.Sc., Colorado School of Mines, 2015; Advisor: H. Liang

  58. Jacob S. Kanady, "Models of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: T. Agapie

  59. Joshua R. Kane, "Lineage-specific Hijacking of Non-canonical Cofactors in the Evolution of Lentiviral Vif Anti-APOBEC3 Activity", University of California, San Francisco, 2015; Advisor: N. J. Krogan

  60. Megha Karki, "Development of Oxidation Reactions Based on Vanadium Pentoxide, Dimethylsulfoxide, and Synthetic Iron-rich Clays", University of Idaho, 2015; Advisor: J. Magolan

  61. Leah L. Kelly, "Electronic Structure and Dynamics at Organic Semiconductor / Inorganic Semiconductor Interfaces", University of Arizona, 2015; Advisor: O. L. A. Monti

  62. Svetlana A. Kholodar, "The Role of Phosphate in a Multistep Enzymatic Reaction", State University of New York, Buffalo, 2015; Advisor: A. S. Murkin

  63. Ahram Kim, "ARPES Study of the 3D Topological Insulator Bi2Se3", M.Sc., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2015; Advisor: G. Gey-Hong

  64. Soojeung Kim, "Electrochemical and Structural Analysis of Li-ion Battery Materials by in-situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2015; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  65. Binzhi Li, "Interfacial Magnetic Phenomena and Domain Engineering in Complex Oxide Thin Films and Nanostructures", University of California, Davis, 2015; Advisor: Y. Takamura

  66. Ying Wen L. Lim, "Operando Studies of Functional Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: A. Salleo

  67. Jeremy D. Lin, "Adaption of a Periodontally Diseased Bone-periodontal Ligament-tooth Fibrous Joint to Occlusal Loads", University of California, San Francisco, 2015; Advisor: S. P. Ho

  68. Chunliang Liu, "Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Bivalent Inhibitors of Trehalose-6-phosphate Phosphatase", University of New Mexico, 2015; Advisor: D. Dunaway-Mariano

  69. Jue Liu, "Nitrogen-containing CUBICON Ceramics and Their Applications for Rechargeable Batteries", State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2015; Advisors: P. G. Khalifah and X.-Q. Yang

  70. Chai Lor, "Phase Behavior and Nanotube Formation in Lipid Membranes", University of California, Merced, 2015; Advisor: L. S. Hirst

  71. Geoffrey Lovely, "Biophysics of V(D)J Recombination and Genome Packaging In singulo Studies on RAG, HMGB1, and TFAM", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisors: D. L. Baltimore and R. B. Phillips

  72. Frances N. Lugo Alvarado, "Synthesis, Characterization and Adsorption Properties of CO2 in Cd, Ni and Zn Nitroprusside and Ca and Mg Hexacyanoferrate(II)",  Universidad del Turabo, 2015; Advisor: R. Roque Malherbe

  73. Hilary S. Marsh, "Computational and Experimental Studies of Thiophene-based Conjugated Polymer Morphology and Charge Carrier Dynamics", University of Colorado Boulder, 2015; Advisors: A. Jayaraman and G. Rumbles

  74. Claudia Martinez Macias, "Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Performance of Rhodium and Iridium Complexes Supported in Dealuminated HY Zeolite", University of California, Davis, 2015; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  75. Levi J. McClelland, "Alternative Protein Conformations: Yeast Iso-1-cytochrome c and Heme Crevice Dynamics", University of Montana, 2015; Advisor: B. E. Bowler

  76. Robert W. Mertz, "Bioinformatics Driven Studies of Aspartate Aminotransferase Substrate Specificity and Distal Residues in Triosephosphate Isomerase", University of California, Davis, 2015; Advisor: M. Toney

  77. Thomas D. Murray, "Microfluidic Chips for Structural and Functional Investigations of Biological Macromolecules", University of California, Berkeley, 2015; Advisors: J. M. Berger and A. Martin

  78. Benjamin D. Naab, "Structure, Mechanism, and Electronic Properties of Organic Molecular N-dopants and N-doped Materials", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: Z. Bao

  79. Alice Ngo, "Fucosyltransferases for the Synthesis of Lewis Antigens and Structural Studies of Left-Handed β-Helical Proteins for Biomaterial Applications", University of California, Davis, 2015; Advisor: X. Chen

  80. Chinmay V. Nivargi, "Kinetic and Structural Studies of Mg-based Materials for Hydrogen Storage and Switchable Mirror Applications", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  81. J. Ouyang, "Study of Amorphous Metals for Nano-scale Electronic Devices", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  82. Yi Pan, "In vitro and In vivo Studies of an Agrobacterium tumefaciens Transcriptional", Indiana University, 2015; Advisor: L. Chen

  83. Elyse M. Petrunak, "Structural and Functional Evaluation of Steriodogenic Cytochrome P450 Enzymes", University of Kansas, 2015; Advisor: E. E. Scott

  84. Calvin D-T. Pham, "Atomic Layer Deposition Enabled Synthesis of Multiferroic Nanostructures", University of California, Los Angeles, 2015; Advisor: J. P. Chang

  85. K. L. Pickrahn, "Atomic Layer Deposition of Earth Abundant Electrocatalysts for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: S. Bent

  86. Janani Prahlad, "Structural and Biochemical Studies of Proteins Implicated in Oxidative Stress", University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2015; Advisor: M. A. Wilson

  87. Christopher M. Proctor, "Loss Mechanisms in Solution-processed Small Molecule Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015; Advisors: T.-Q. Nguyen and G. Bazan

  88. David Racke, "Measuring and Controlling Energy Level Alignment at Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Semiconductor Interfaces", University of Arizona, 2015; Advisor: O. L. A. Monti

  89. Ana Ramos, "Structural Discrimination between Activating and Repressing Response Elements in the p53 Protein Family", University of California, San Diego, 2015; Advisor: H. Viadiu

  90. Rick L. Roberts, "Structural and Bioinformatic Analysis of Ethylmalonyl-CoA Decarboxylase", M.Sc., State University of New York, Buffalo, 2015; Advisor: E. H. Snell

  91. Katherine E. Roelofs, "Interface Engineering in Inorganic-absorber Nanostructured Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: S. Bent

  92. Michael Rowse, "The Mechanism of Small Molecule Viral Fusion Inhibitors", University of Alabama Birmingham, 2015; Advisor: M. Luo

  93. Ramin Samadani, "Overcoming Drug Resistance in BRaf Mutated Melanoma Cells", University of Maryland, 2015; Advisor: P. Shapiro

  94. Matthew D. Sampson, "Rhenium and Manganese Bipyridine Tricarbonyl Catalysts for the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide", University of California, San Diego, 2015; Advisor: C. P. Kubiak

  95. Grace E. Schwartz, "Biogeochemical Transformations of Trace Element Pollutants during Coal Combustion Product Disposal", Duke University, 2015; Advisor: H. Hsu-Kim

  96. Aubrey D. Scott, "The Effect of Carbon Monoxide on the Nitrogenase Enzyme: An Infrared and X-ray Spectroscopic Study", University of California Davis, 2015; Advisor: S. P. Cramer

  97. Linsey C. Seitz, "Developing Enhanced Mixed Metal Oxide Catalysts for Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation Using Insights from X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: T. F. Jaramillo

  98. Mohammed O. Sheikh, "Control of the Oxygen Sensing in Dictyostelium by Glycosylationdependent Changes in Skp1 Protein Conformation and E3(SCF)ubiquitin Ligase Assembly", University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2015; Advisor: C. M. West

  99. Yezhou Shi, "Oxide Surface and Bulk Atomic Structures Studied by Real Space and Reciprocal Space Probes", Stanfore University, 2015; Advisors: W. Chueh, M. F. Toney and A. Salleo


  100. Melani Sooriyaarachchi, "Ameliorating the Toxic Side-effects of Cisplatin by Systematically Modulating Its Metabolism in Human Plasma with Chemoprotection Agents", University of Calgary, 2015; Advisors: J. Gailer, G. N. George and I. J. Pickering

  101. Ryan K. Spencer, "X-ray Crystallographic Studies of Oligomers Derived from Amyloidogenic Peptides and Proteins", University of California Irvine, 2015; Advisor: J. S. Nowick

  102. Benjamin W. Stein, "The Electronic Structure of the Pyranopterin Dithiolene Cofactor and Radical Reporters of Excited State Interactions", University of New Mexico, 2015; Advisor: M. L. Kirk

  103. Gregory M. Su, "Structure-Property Relationships in Semiconducting Polymers and Small Molecules Probed by Synchrotron X-ray Methods", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015; Advisor: M. L. Chabinyc

  104. Joonki Suh, "Point Defects in Two-dimensional Layered Semiconductors: Physics and Its Applications", University of California, Berkeley, 2015; Advisor: J. Wu

  105. Sandy Suseno, "Homo- and Heteronuclear Transition Metal Complexes Supported by Multinucleating Ligands", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: T. Agapie

  106. Sean M. Sweetnam, "Characterizing Molecular Interactions in Polymer", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: M. McGehee

  107. Shraddha Thakkar, "Applications of Structure Based Drug Design to Generate High Affinity Anti-methamphetamine Immunotherapy and to Identify Novel Inhibitors of Lox-1 to Treat Atherosclerosis", University of Arkansas, Little Rock, 2015; Advisor: K. I. Varughese

  108. Andreas Tillack, "Electro-optic Material Design Criteria Derived from Condensed Matter Simulations Using the Level-of-Detail Coarse-graining Approach", University of Washington, 2015; Advisor: B. H. Robinson


  109. Farzaneh Tondnevis, "Structural, Biophysical and Biochemical Studies of Replication Proteins", University of Florida, 2015; Advisors: L. Bloom and R. McKenna

  110. Elisabeth T. Ulrikkeholm, "Single Crystal Studies of Platinum Alloys for Oxygen Reduction Electrodes", TU Denmark, 2015; Advisor: I. Chorkendorff

  111. Andrew H. Van Benschoten, "Mapping and Modeling X-ray Diffuse Scattering from Protein Crystals", University of California San Francisco, 2015; Advisor: J. S. Fraser

  112. Vinayak Vittal, "Structural and Functional Characterization of Non-Canonical Ubiquitin Conjugating Enzymes", University of Washington, 2015; Advisor: R. E. Klevit

  113. T. M. Wannier, "Computationally Guided Monomerization of Red Fluorescent Proteins of the Class Anthozoa", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: S. L. Mayo


  114. Jeremy W. Ward, "Enhancing the Electrical Performance of Organic Field-effect Transistors through Interface Engineering", Wake Forest University, 2015; Advisors: O. D. Jurchescu and I. Kymissis

  115. Jeremy S. Weaver, "Enhancement of Chaperone-mediated Protein Folding through Substrate Protein Interactions with the GroEL C-termini", Texas A&M University, 2015; Advisor: H. S. Rye

  116. Bethany N. Wigington, "Redox Reactions of Silica-Supported Catalysts and their Molecular Analogs", University of California Santa Barbara, 2015; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  117. R. Wongpiya, "Thermal Stability, Structure, and Electrical Properties of Amorphous Metal Alloys for Electronic Applications", Stanford University, 2015; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  118. Yunji Wu, "Structural Characterizations of the Dimeric Anti-HIV Antibody 2G12 and the HIV-2 Envelope Glycoprotein", California Institute of Technology, 2015; Advisor: P. J. Bjorkman

  119. Edwin S.-L. Yik, "Hydrodesulfurization on Transition Metal Catalysts: Elementary Steps of C-S Bond Activation and Consequences of Bifunctional Synergies", University of California, Berkeley, 2015; Advisor: E. Iglesia

  120. Carolyn Zeiner, "Role of the Secretome in Manganese and Carbon Oxidation by Filamentous Ascomycete Fungi", Harvard University, 2015; Advisor: C. M. Hansel

  121. Guangye Zhang, "Study of Device Physics and Active Layer Morphology in Polymer-Fullerene Based Solar Cells: The Role of Vertical Phase Segregation and Organic/Metal Interface", University of California Los Angeles, 2015; Advisor: B. J. Schwartz

  122. Minzhe Zhang, "On the Efficacy of Zinc Foliar Fertilizers: A Study Utilizing Micro XRF and ICPMS", M.Sc., University of California, Davis, 2015; Advisor: P. Brown

 

2014

  1. Najeb M. Abdul-Jabbar, "Growth and Characterization of the Quasi-Binary Ga2Te 3-Ga2Se3 Semiconductor Alloy", University of California Berkeley, 2014; Advisors: B. D. Wirth and E. Morse

  2. Melissa M. Adams, "The Anaerobic Oxidation of Short-Chain Alkanes in Hydrothermal Vents", Harvard University, 2014; Advisors: P. R. Girguis and A. H. Knoll

  3. Donald S. Anderson, "Small Particles in the Respiratory System: Deposition, Retention and Clearance", University of California, Davis, 2014; Advisor: L. Van Winkle

  4. John S. Anderson, "Catalytic Conversion of Nitrogen to Ammonia by an Iron Model Complex", California Institute of Technology, 2014; Advisor: J. C. Peters

  5. Yuqiang Bi, "Investigating the Role of Iron Sulfide on the Long-Term Stability of Reduced Uranium under Oxic Groundwater Conditions", University of Michigan, 2014; Advisor: K. F. Hayes

  6. Michael E. Birnbaum, "Defining and Predicting the Peptide-MHC Repertoire of the T Cell Receptor", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: K. C. Garcia

  7. Eric D. Bloch, "Gas Storage and Separations in Metal-Organic Frameworks with Open Metal Sites", University of California Berkeley, 2014; Advisor: J. R. Long

  8. Michael A. Brady, "Hierarchical Order in Organic Photovoltaic Thin Films: Effects of Miscibility and Crystallization in 1-, 2-, and 3-Component Heterojunctions", University of California Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisors: M. L. Chabinyc and E. J. Kramer

  9. Tyrel Bryan, "Criteria for Evolution of Successful Proteins: Fold Fitness and Domain Dynamic Explored", University of New Mexico, 2014; Advisor: D. Dunaway-Mariano

  10. Fa-An Chao, "On the Role of Conformational Dynamics in Enzyme Function", University of Minnesota, 2014; Advisors: G. Veglia and B. Seelig

  11. Chen Chen, "Soft X-ray Spectroscopy and X-ray Scattering of Ice and Water in Aqueous Solutions", Stanford University, 2014; Advisors: A. Nilsson, L. Cegelski and R. Pecora

  12. Yihong Chen, "Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide on Tin/Tin Oxide Composites and Oxide-derived Nanocrystalline Metals", Stanford University, 2014; Advisors: J. Du Bois and M. W. Kanan

  13. Justin E. Cochran, "Relating Film Structure/Microstructure on Device Function/Microproperties in Conjugated Polymers and Polymer/Small Molecule Blends", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisors: M. L. Chabinyc and T.-Q. Nguyen

  14. E. Coletta, "Impacts of Material Composition on the Structural Complexity and Conductivity of Polyimide-poly (Ethylene Glycol) Materials for Proton Exchange Membrane Applications", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: C. W. Frank

  15. Nyssa M. Crompton, "The Stability and Structure of Amorphous Ferric Oxyhydroxides in the Presence of Environmentally Relevant Ligands", Princeton University, 2014; Advisor: S. Myneni

  16. Justin N. Cross, "Tuning Actinide Complexes through Structure and Oxidation State", Notre Dame University, 2014; Advisor: T. E. Albrecht-Schmitt

  17. George E. Cutsail, "Advanced Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopies of Metalloproteins and Biomimetic Complexes", Northwestern, 2014; Advisor: B. M. Hoffman

  18. Johnbull O. Dickson, "The Role of Secondary Aluminosilicate Minerals in Technetium-99 Immobilization in Radioactive Waste", Washington State University, 2014; Advisor: J. B. Harsh

  19. Jia Dong, "Mass Spectrometry Methods for Studying Protein-Metal Binding", University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2014; Advisor: R. W. Vachet

  20. Dustin Dovala, "Structural and Mechanistic Insights into a Specialized Secretion System Necessary for M. tuberculosis Virulence", University of California San Francisco, 2014; Advisor: J. S. Cox

  21. Stephanie R. C. Dupont, "Adhesion and Debonding Kinetics in Inverted Polymer Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: R. H. Dauskardt

  22. Alice Durand, "The Effects of Synthesis, Sr-doping, and Co3O4 on the Perovskite LaCoO3", University of California Santa Cruz, 2014; Advisor: D. P. Belanger

  23. Nancy D. Eisenmenger, "Experimental and Computational Investigations of Organic and Hybrid Solar Cells", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisor: M. L. Chabinyc

  24. Maraia E. Ener, "Electron Flow through Cytochrome p450", California Institute of Technology, 2014; Advisor: H. B. Gray

  25. S. Fathordoobadi, "Long Term Impact of Biomineralization in Arsenic Fate under Simulated Landfill Conditions", University of Arizona, 2014; Advisors: W. P. Ela and E. A. Saez

  26. Charlie Fehl, "I. Selective Probes for Cytochrome P450 17A1 Suggest a Design Strategy toward Improved Breast and Prostate Cancer Agents. II. Spatiotemporal Control of Reactivity via Visible Light-mediated C-H Activation Creates Chemically Patterned Carbohydrate Surfaces. III. Studies Toward Overcoming Product Inhibition in Catalysis of the Intramolecular Schmidt Reaction", University of Kansas, 2014; Advisors: J. Aube and E. E. Scott

  27. Maryline Ferrier, "Technetium Sulfide: Fundamental Chemistry for Waste Storage Form's Application", University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2014; Advisor: K. R. Czerwinski

  28. Nicholas G. Fox, "A Biophysical Approach to Investigate the Human Fe-S Cluster Assembly Pathway", Texas A&M University, 2014; Advisor: D. P. Barondeau

  29. Soumya Govinda Remesh, "Structural Studies of Interferon Regulatory Factor 4: A Molecular Perspective of Its Regulatory Mechanism", Virginia Commonwealth University, 2014; Advisor: C. Escalante

  30. David C. Grauer, "Nanocrystal Surface Modifications for Catalytic Solar to Fuel Conversion", University of California Berkeley, 2014; Advisor: A. P. Alivisatos

  31. Catherine E. Graves, "Nanoscale Spin Reversal and Magnetization Growth in GdFeCo Studied by Ultrafast Time-resolved X-ray Diffraction", Stanford University, 2014; Advisors: M. A. Kasevich and J. Stohr

  32. Michele E. Guide, "Structure-Property-Performance Relationships for Organic Photovoltaics and the Utilization of Photoconducting Atomic Force Microscopy for Characterizing Organic Thin Films", University of California Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisor: T.-Q. Nguyen

  33. Sheraz Gul, "Synthesis, Optical and Structural Characterization, and Exciton Dynamics of Doped ZnSe Nanocrystals, and, Simultaneous X-ray Emission Spectroscopy of Two Elements Using Energy Dispersive Spectrometer", University of California Santa Cruz, 2014; Advisor: J. Z. Zhang

  34. Ryan G. Hadt, "Spectroscopic and Computational Elucidation of Active Sites in Biological Electron Transfer and Heterogeneous Catalysis", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  35. Han Han, "Structural and Biochemical Study of Vps4", University of Utah, 2014; Advisor: C. P. Hill

  36. Philip Hanoian, "Computer Simulations of Enzymes", Pennsylvania State University, 2014; Advisor: W. G. Noid

  37. William M. Harris, "Synchrotron-based X-ray Imaging to Characterize Structural and Chemical Changes in Energy Materials", University of Connecticut, 2014; Advisor: W. K. S. Chiu

  38. John C. Haugner, III, "In Vitro Evolution of Artificial Enzymes: Method Development and Applications", University of Minnesota, 2014; Advisor: B. Seelig

  39. Victor Ho, "Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(3-alkylthiophene)-containing Block Copolymers", University of California Berkeley, 2014; Advisor: R. A. Segalman

  40. Katie Howell, "Analysis of the Molecular Mechanisms Controlling HIV-1 Capsid Assembly and Capsid's Potential as a Drug Target", University of Maryland, Baltimore,  2014; Advisor: W. Lu

  41. Jimin Hu, "The Interplay of Substrate, Protein and Its Cofactor in Controlling the Catalytic Properties of Human Iodotyrosine Deiodinase", University of Maryland, 2014; Advisor: S. E. Rokita


  42. Rachel C. Huber, "Self-Assembly of Semiconducting Polymers and Fullerenes for Photovoltaic Applications", University of California Los Angeles, 2014; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  43. Huiwen Ji, "Solid State Chemistry of Binary and Ternary Chalcogenides with Topological Surface States", Princeton University, 2014; Advisor: R. J. Cava

  44. Sibo Jiang, "Novel Selenium-modified Nucleic Acids for Structural and Functional Studies", Georgia State University, 2014; Advisor: Z. Huang

  45. Pil Sung Jo, "Solution-processing of Organic Semiconductors for Field-effect Transistors", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: A. Salleo

  46. Esther M. Johnston, "Electronic Structure and Reactivity of Resting and Intermediate Forms of the Tetranuclear Copper Sulfur Acive Site of Nitrous Oxide Reductase", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: E. I. Solomon


  47. Rachna Khurana, "Polymer Electrolytes for Safer Lithium-based Batteries: Synthesis, Characterization, and Structure-Function Correlation", Cornell University, 2014; Advisor: G. Coates


  48. Lynn Kimlicka, "Structural and Biochemical Characterizations of the Skeletal Muscle and Cardiac Ryanodine Receptor N-Terminal Disease-Associated Mutants", University of British Columbia, 2014; Advisor: F. Van Petegem

  49. Lisa M. B. Kirk, "In Situ Microbial Reduction of Selenate in Backfilled Phosphate Mine Waste, S. E. Idaho", Montana State University, 2014; Advisor: B. M. Peyton

  50. Andrew M. Kiss, "Transport-induced Losses in Alkaline Anion Exchange Membranes and Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes", University of Connecticut, 2014; Advisor: W. K. S. Chiu

  51. Joseph D. Kistler, "Supported Mono-- and Bimetallic Complexes and Clusters: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalysis", University of California Davis, 2014; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  52. Christian H. Kjaergaard, "Structure Activity Relations in Copper-dependent Metalloenzymes: Insight into Dioxygen Activation by Mono- and Trinuclear Active Sites", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  53. L. Kuang, "Harvesting Bioenergy with Rationally Designed Complex Functional Materials", Colorado School of Mines, 2014; Advisors: H. Liang and M. Posewitz

  54. Roopali Kukreja, "Imaging of Ultrafast Phase Separation in Magnetite and Spin Injection into Copper", Stanford University, 2014; Advisors: A. M. Lindenberg and J. Stohr

  55. Suhas Kumar, "Mechanisms of Resistance Switching in Various Transition Metal Oxides", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: Y. Nishi

  56. Gene Kym, "Engineered Discoidin Domain Factor VIII Binds avb3 Integrin with Antibody-like Affinity", California Institute of Technology, 2014; Advisor: S. L. Mayo

  57. Daniel M. Lajoie, "Novel Product Formation and Substrate Specificity of the Phospholipase D Toxins in the Venom of the Sicariidae Spider Family", University of Arizona, 2014; Advisor: M. H. J. Cordes

  58. Maja A. Larsson, "Vanadium in Soils - Chemistry and Ecotoxicity", Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2014; Advisor: J. P. Gustafsson

  59. Judith R. C. Lattimer, "Functionalization of Si(111) Surfaces and the Formation of Mixed Monolayers for the Covalent Attachment of Molecular Catalysts in Photoelectrochemical Devices", California Institute of Technology, 2014; Advisor: H. B. Gray

  60. Toni M. Lee, "Computationally-guided Thermostabilization of the Primary Endoglucanase from Hypocrea jecorina for Cellulosic Biofuel Production", California Institute of Technology, 2014; Advisor: S. L. Mayo

  61. Keving J. Lefever, "Biophysical Characterization of the p53 DNA Binding Domain Hotspot Mutations", M.Sc. thesis, University of California, San Diego, 2014; Advisor: H. Viadiu

  62. G. J. Leong, "Shape Direction and Size Control of Novel Nanostructures: Towards a Fundamental Understanding of Growth", Colorado School of Mines, 2014; Advisors: R. M. Richards and C. V. Ciobanu

  63. Joseph A. Liberman, "Structural and Functional Analysis of Gene Regulatory PreQ 1 Riboswitches", University of Rochester, 2014; Advisor: J. E. Wedekind

  64. Christopher D. Liman, "Understanding Relationships Between Morphology and Charge Transfer States in Organic Photovoltaics", University of California Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisor: M. L. Chabinyc

  65. Sebo Lin, "Chelation-enforced Metal-arene Interactions: Insights into Substrate Binding and Catalysis by Late Transition Metal Complexes", California Institute of Technology, 2014; Advisor: T. Agapie

  66. Xuan Liu, "Electron Diffraction-Based Metrology of Nanocrystalline Materials", Carnegie Mellon University, 2014; Advisor: K. Barmak

  67. Zhongkai Liu, "Electronic Structures of Novel Complex Materials Studied by Angle Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  68. Oliver C. Loson, "Regulation of Mitochondrial Division by the Drp1 Receptors", California Institute of Technology, 2014; Advisor: D. C. Chan

  69. Timothy D. Loveless, "Phosphorylation of Conserved Residues Regulates Association of the Cadherin-catenin Complex in C. elegans", University of Wisconsin, 2014; Advisor: J. Hardin

  70. Yiching C. Lu, "Structural Studies of the ATPase from the Type II Secretion System", University of Washington, 2014; Advisor: W. G. J. Hol

  71. Felix Mbuga, "X-ray Spectroscopy of Copper Surface Chemistry for Catalysis of Carbon Dioxide Conversion to Fuels", Stanford University, 2014; Advisors: T. Francisco. Jaramillo, A. Nilsson and J. Wilcox

  72. Trevor A. McQueen, "Water: Solid and Liquid Phase Structures in "No-Man's Land"", Stanford University, 2014; Advisors: A. Nilsson, T. J. Martinez and E. I. Solomon

  73. Vrajesh S. Mehta, "Dominant Mechanisms of Uranium(VI)-Phosphate Interactions in Subsurface Environments: An In Situ Remediation Perspective", Washington University St. Louis, 2014; Advisor: D. E. Giammar

  74. Daniel E. Membreno, "Characterization Studies of Materials and Devices Used for Electrochemical Energy Storage", University of California Los Angeles, 2014; Advisors: S. H. Tolbert and C. O. Chui

  75. Zachary D. Miles, "Discovery and Biochemical Studies of Enzymes Involved in the Queuosine Biosynthetic Pathway", University of Arizona, 2014; Advisor: V. Bandarian

  76. Christina L. L. Miller, "Chromium Oxidation-Reduction Chemistry Controlled by Iron and Manganese (hyr)oxide Surfaces and Soils: Column Leaching and Spectroscopic Studies", Master's Thesis, University of Maryland, 2014; Advisor: J. R. Bruce

  77. Robert P. Morse, "Structural and Functional Characterization of Contact-dependent Growth Inhibition Systems", University of California, Irvine, 2014; Advisor: C. W. Goulding

  78. Yun Mou and S. L. Mayo, "Computational Design of Self-assembling Proteins and Protein-DNA Nanowires", California Institute of Technology, 2014

  79. Timothy D. Myles, "Applicability of Effective Medium and Transport Theories to Fuel Cell Materials", University of Connecticut, 2014; Advisor: W. K. S. Chiu

  80. David D. Mowrey, "Allosteric Modulation of Cys-loop Receptors", Pittsburgh Medical School, 2014; Advisor: P. Tang

  81. Avinash Muppidi, "Development of Enabling Technologies for Translating Bioactive Peptides into Therapeutics", State University of New York Buffalo, 2014; Advisor: Q. Lin

  82. Arpun R. Nagaraja, "Inverse Design of p-Type Transparent Conducting Oxides for Energy Applications", Northwestern University, 2014; Advisor: T. O. Mason

  83. Chi H. T. Ngyuen, "The Making and Breaking of Lipids: The Characterization of the Protein-Protein and Protein-Substrate Interactions and Bioengineering of Type II Fatty Acid Synthases FabA and AcpP and the Structural and Functional Characterization of Iterative Type I Trans-Acting Enoyl-Reductase, LovC Polyketide Synthase", University of California Irvine, 2014; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  84. Tulin N. Okbinoglu, "Electronic Structure of Sulfur-Nitrogen Containing Compounds: Correlations with Theory and Chemical Reactivity", University of British Columbia, 2014; Advisor: P. Kennepohl


  85. Nancy Ortiz, "Synthesis of Branched Metal Nanostructures with Controlled Architecture and Composition", Indiana University, 2014; Advisor: S. E. Skrabalak

  86. Ronald J. Pandolfi, "Self-assembly and Design of Tunable Soft Materials", University of California Merced, 2014; Advisor: L. S. Hirst

  87. Tashi Parsons-Moss, "Interactions of Plutonium and Lanthanides with Ordered Mesoporous Materials", University of California Berkeley, 2014; Advisor: H. Nitsche

  88. Louis Perez, "Structure-Processing Relationships in Solution Processable Polymer Thin Film Transistors and Small Molecule Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells", University of California Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisors: E. J. Kramer and G. C. Bazan

  89. Stephanie Pfaffen, "Iron Binding and Oxidation by Pseudo-nitzschia Multiseries Ferritin", University of British Columbia, 2014; Advisor: M. E. P. Murphy

  90. J. D. Pham, "Elucidating the Structures of Amyloid Oligomers with Chemical Model Systems", University of California Irvine, 2014; Advisor: J. S. Nowick

  91. Rahul Purohit, "The Mechanism of Allosteric Regulation in Soluble Guanylate Cyclase", University of Arizona, 2014; Advisor: W. R. Montfort

  92. Matthew S. Queen, "Development of the Molecular Level Description for Nickel(II)-based Ligand-exchange Thermochromism", Montana State University, 2014; Advisor: R. Szilagyi

  93. Cyren M. Rico, "Effects of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles in Cereals: Insights into the Toxicity Mechanisms and Macromolecular Modifications", University of Texas El Paso, 2014; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  94. Catherine L. Riddle, "Speciation Behavior of Americium Higher Oxidation States for the Separation of Americium from Curium", University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2014; Advisor: K. Czerwinski

  95. J. R. Robinson, "F-element Binolate Complexes: Control of Secondary Structure for Applications in Redox Chemistry, Complex Design, and Asymmetric Catalysis", University of Pennsylvania, 2014; Advisors: E. J. Schelter and P. J. Walsh

  96. Andrea L. Rodarte, "Dispersions of Semiconductor Nanoparticles in Thermotropic Liquid Crystal: From Optical Modification to Assisted Self-Assembly", University of California Merced, 2014; Advisors: S. Ghosh and L. S. Hirst

  97. Andria V. Rodrigues, "Characterization of Initial Iron Binding Location and the Structure/Iron Binding Site on S. cerevisiae isu and on D. melanogaster Frataxin", Wayne State University, 2014; Advisor: T. L. Stemmler

  98. Lucia Rodriguez-Freire, "The Role of Microorganisms in the Biogeochemical Cycle of Arsenic in the Environment", University of Arizona, 2014; Advisors: R. Sierra-Alvarez and J. A. Field

  99. Isaac T. Sachs-Quintana, "Understanding and Preventing Degradation in Organic Photovoltaics", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: M. McGehee

  100. Laura C. Saldarriaga Lopez, "Synthesis, Characterization and Pore Structure Analysis of Mesoporous Materials", University of California Los Angeles, 2014; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  101. Daniel J. Saltzberg, "Substrate Specificity and Conformational Activation Mechanism of β-Phosphoglucomutase", Boston University, 2014; Advisors: K. Allen, D. Atkinson and J. Straub

  102. Hernan Sanchez Casalongue, "Ambient Pressure XPS Studies on Electrochemical Reactions", Stanford University, 2014; Advisors: A. Nilsson, C. E. D. Chidsey and T. F. Jaramillo

  103. Hiroki Sato, "The Relationship between Structural and Electrical Properties in Complex Oxide Heterostructures", University of Tokyo, 2014; Advisor: H. Okamoto

  104. Jared W. Schwede, "Photon-enhanced Thermionic Emission for Concentrated Solar Energy Harvesting", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  105. Jonas A. Sellberg, "X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopy of Supercooled Water and Ice", Stockholm University, 2014; Advisor: A. Nilsson

  106. Alia D. Servin, "Determination of the Uptake and Effects of TiO2 Nanoparticles in Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)", University of Texas El Paso, 2014; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  107. Alexander Sharenko, "Processing-Property-Performance Relationships in Solution-Processed Small Molecule Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells", University of California Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisor: T.-Q. Nguyen

  108. Jessica  B. Sherman, "Molecular Ordering in Functional Blends of Organic Semiconductors", University of California Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisors: M. L. Chabinyc. T.-Q. Nguyen

  109. Darren A. Sherrell, "Diffraction Spectroscopy of Metalloproteins", University of Saskatchewan, 2014; Advisors: G. N. George and I. J. Pickering

  110. Sarah Sirajuddin, "Biophysical and Structural Characterization of Particulate Methane Monooxygenase from Methylococcus and Methylocystis Species", Northwestern University, 2014; Advisor: A. C. Rosenzweig

  111. Molly A. Small, "Surface Complexation and Reactivity of Kaolinite and Gibbsite with Cadmium: A Multi-method Approach", Master's Thesis, University of California Merced, 2014; Advisor: P. A. O'Day

  112. Daniela Soltermann, "Ferrous Iron Uptake Mechanisms at the Montmorillonite-Water Interface Under Anoxic and Electrochemically Reduced Conditions", ETH Zurich, 2014; Advisor: B. Wehrli

  113. Zane B. Starkewolfe, "Novel Approaches for Cancer Therapy: Nanoparticle Enhanced X-ray Therapeutics (NEXT) and Controlled Release of Chemotherapeutics Utilizing X-ray Enabled Nanochemistry (XEN)", University of California, Davis, 2014; Advisor: T. Guo

  114. Anna Starus, "The dapE-encoded N-succinyl-L,L-diaminopimelic Acid Desuccinylase (DapE) from Haemophilus influenzae as a Prospective Target for the Development of Novel Antibiotics", Loyola University of Chicago, 2014; Advisors: K. Olsen and R. C. Holz

  115. Hilary P. Stevenson, "Use of Transmission Electron Microscopy to Identify Nanocrystals of Challenging Protein Targets", University of Pittsburgh, 2014; Advisor: G. Calero

  116. Jason W. Stuckey, "Tracking the Release of a Natural Poison: Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater in the Mekong Delta", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  117. Anneli Sundman, "Interactions between Fe and Organic Matter and Their Impact on As(V) and P(V)", UMEA Universitet, 2014; Advisor: P. Persson

  118. Kevin D. Swanson, "Characterization of the [FeFe]-hydrogenase: Toward Understanding and Implementing Biohydrogen Production", Montana State University, 2014; Advisor: J. W. Peters

  119. Elizabeth A. Sweeny, "Structural and Mechanistic Insights into the Yeast DIsaggregase Hsp104", University of Pennsylvania, 2014; Advisor: J. Shorter

  120. Paul R. Szewczyk, "Structural Studies of Multidrug Transporter Proteins", University of California San Diego, 2014; Advisor: M. Saier

  121. Erzsi Szilagyi, "Ultrafast X-ray Tomography of Breathing Mode Excitations in Semiconductor Nanocrystals", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: A. M. Lindenberg

  122. Jill P. Tee-Sy, "The Physical Diversity in Mutant p53DBD", M.Sc. thesis, University of California, San Diego, 2014; Advisor: H. Viadiu

  123. Orlando Trejo, "Atomic-scale Engineering of Nanomaterials for Solar Energy", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: T. F. Jaramillo

  124. Lyndsay D. Troyer, "Impact of Iron and Redox Chemistry on the Environmental Fate of Metalloids and Radionuclides", Colorado State University, 2014; Advisor: T. Borch

  125. Arjen van Veelen, "Uranium Mobility in High-Mg Systems", University of Manchester, 2014; Advisors: R. A. Wogelius and K. Morris

  126. Adiari Vazquez-Rodrguez, "Microbial Colonization and Dissolution of Mercury Sulfide Minerals", Harvard University, 2014; Advisor: C. M. Hansel

  127. Artem D. Vityuk, "Synthesis and Reactivity of HY Zeolite-supported Rhodium Complexes", University of South Carolina, 2014; Advisor: M. D. Amiridis

  128. William Wan, "Structure and Assembly of the Fungal Prion-forming Domain HET-s(218-289)", Vanderbilt University, 2014; Advisor: G. Stubbs

  129. Wenhua Wang, "Structural and Functional Investigation of Phosphorylated Splicing Factor", University of Rochester School of Medicine, 2014; Advisor: C. L. Kielkopf

  130. Matthew T. Weinstock, "Reflecting on Life: Adventures in Mirror-Image Biology", University of Utah, 2014; Advisor: M. S. Kay

  131. Heather R. Williamson, "Engineering Multi-step Electron Tunneling Systems in Proteins", California Institute of Technology, 2013; Advisor: H. B. Gray


  132. Kevin N. Wood, "Improving the Durability of Methanol Oxidation Reaction Electro-catalysts through the Modification of Carbon Architectures", Colorado School of Mines, 2014; Advisor: R. P. O'Hayre

  133. Yun Wu, "The Effects of Iron(II) on Arsenic(III) Oxidation and Arsenic Sorption/Desorption on Manganese Oxides", University of Delaware, 2014; Advisor: D. L. Sparks

  134. Kehui Xiang, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of the Symplekin-Ssu72-CTD Complex in Pre-mRNA 3' End Processing", Columbia University, 2014; Advisors: L. Tong and J. L. Manley

  135. Su-Yang Xu, "Discoveries of New Topological States of Matter beyond Topological Insulators", Princeton University, 2014; Advisor: M. Z. Hasan

  136. Ming Yi, "Electronic Phases in Iron-based High Temperature Superconductors", Stanford University, 2014; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  137. Shagufth Younus, "Synthesis and Characterization of Chitosan-Glutaraldehyde Sorbent Materials for the Removal of Arsenate", M.Sc. thesis, University of Saskatchewan, 2014; Advisors: L. Wilson and I. Pickering

  138. Yang Yu, "Metalloprotein Engineering with Unnatural Amino Acids: Application in Functional Heme-copper Oxidase and Azurin", University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2014; Advisor: Y. Lu

  139. Peter Zalar, "Tuning the Optical, Charge Injection, and Charge Transport Properties of Organic Electronic Devices", University of California Santa Barbara, 2014; Advisor: T.-Q. Nguyen

  140. Daniel J. Zeller, "High Quality Germanium Oxide Thin Films: Deposition and Characterization", North Carolina State University, 2014; Advisor: G. Lucovsky

  141. Jun Zhang, "Studies on Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase-1/2 (ERK1/2) Function and Identification of Small Molecule Inhibitors that Selectively Target ERK1/2 Regulation of Activator Protein-1 (AP 1) Function in Cancer Cell Proliferation", University of Maryland, 2014; Advisor: P. Shapiro

  142. Chen Zhou, "The Versatile Roles of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria for Uranium Bioremediation", Arizona State University, 2014; Advisor: B. E. Rittmann

  143. Olena Zribi, "Biocompatible Nanoparticles and Biopolyelectrolytes", University of Colorado, 2014; Advisors: A. Glushchenko and Y. Garbovskiy

2013

  1. Naga Phani B. Aetukuri, "The Control of Metal-insulator Transition in Vanadium Dioxide", Stanford University, 2013; Advisors: J. S. Harris, P. C. McIntyre and S. S. P. Parkin

  2. Martin M. Akafia, "Kinetics and Mechanisms of Metal Hydroxide Dissolution Promoted by Structurally Diverse Siderophores", North Carolina State University, 2013; Advisor: O. Duckworth

  3. Holly Barden, "Fossil Biomarkers- Understanding the Preservation of Biomolecules in Fossilised Tissues", University of Manchester, 2013; Advisors: R. Wogelius, P. L. Manning and B. van Dongen


  4. Elizabeth L. Baxter, "Uncovering Allostery in a Uniquely Folded Metalloprotein", University of California San Diego, 2013; Advisor: P. A. Jennings

  5. Martja A. Beckwith, "X-ray Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy of Manganese Complexes Relevant to Photosystem II", Cornell University, 2013; Advisor: S. DeBeer

  6. Zach M. Beiley, "Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Tandem Photovoltaics", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: M. D. McGehee


  7. Jason T. Bloking, "Small Molecule Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaics", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: M. D. McGehee


  8. Thomas P. Brennan, "Interface Engineering and Characterization in Dye and Quantum Dot-sensitized Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: S. Bent

  9. Jeffrey D. Brodin, "Hierarchical Assembly of Functional, Protein-Based Materials via Coordination Chemistry and Computational Design", University of California San Diego, 2013; Advisor: F. A. Tezcan

  10. Andrew R. Buller, "Characterization of ThnT and the Conformational and Mechanistic Constraints on the Evolution of Amidohydrolases", Johns Hopkins University, 2013; Advisor: C. A. Townsend

  11. Grace M. Caldara Festin, "An Exploration into Acyl-CoA Carboxylases, Polyketide Synthases and Fatty Acid Synthases", University of California Irvine, 2013; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  12. Ian Carbone, "Three Approaches to Economical Photovoltaics: Conformal Copper Sulfide, Organic Luminescent Films, and Lead Selenide Nanocrystal Superlattices", University of California Santa Cruz, 2013; Advisor: S. Carter

  13. Colin F. Cerretani, "The Role of the Tear-Film Lipid Layer in Tear Dynamics and in Dry Eye", University of California Berkeley, 2013; Advisor: C. J. Radke

  14. Justin W. Chartron, "The Structure of a Transmembrane Protein Sorting Complex", California Institute of Technology, 2013; Advisor: W. Clemons

  15. Karen N. Colbert, "Structural and Biophysical Studies of Synaptic Vesicle Fusion Machinery", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: W. I. Weis

  16. Robert M. Cox, "Characterization of the Mumps Virus Replicase Complex", University of Alabama Birmingham, 2013; Advisor: M. Luo

  17. Laura Dassama, "Mechanistic Investigations of Class 1a Ribonucleotide Reductases and Related Oxygen-utilizing Enzymes", Pennsylvania State University, 2013; Advisors: C. Krebs and J. M. Bollinger


  18. Bamboo Dong, "Mechanistic Insights from the Crystal Structure of an Inward Proton-transporting Anabaena Sensory Rhodopsin Mutant", University of California Irvine, 2013; Advisor: H. Luecke

  19. Jessica D. Douglas, "The Development of Semiconducting Materials for Organic Photovoltaics", University of California Berkeley, 2013; Advisor: J. M. J. Fréchet

  20. Luis Esquivies, "Structural Studies of TGF-β Superfamily Members Involved in the Development of the Musculoskeletal System", University of California San Diego, 2013; Advisor: S. Choe

  21. Beate Fulda, "Changes in Copper and Cadmium Solubility and Speciation Induced by Soil Redox Dynamics - Competitive Metal Sulfide Formation and Interactions with Natural Organic Matter", ETH Zurich, 2013; Advisor: R. Kretzschmar

  22. David D. Gae, "Structure, Function, and Dynamics of Mutant PcyA, the Archetypal Member of the Ferredoxin-Dependent Bilin Reductase Family", University of California Davis, 2013; Advisor: P. Koehl

  23. Jirair Gevorkyan, "Biochemical Characterization of the Nifb Enzyme and Nifb-cofactor", University of Central Florida, 2013; Advisor: R. Igarashi

  24. Gaurav Giri, "Understanding and Tuning Organic Semiconductor Packing during Solution Processing", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: Z. Bao

  25. Nitai C. Giri, "Structural Investigations of Early Intermediates and Nickel Inhibition Complexes of Human DNA and Histone Demethylases", University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013; Advisor: M. J. Maroney

  26. Matthew Gliboff, "Molecular Level Understanding of Interfaces and Excited State Electronic Structure in Organic Solar Cells Using Soft X-ray Techniques", University of Washington, 2013; Advisor: D. S. Ginger

  27. Thomas D. Grant, "Understanding the Structure of Eukaryotic Glutaminyl-TRNA Synthetase: Combining X-ray Crystallography with Statistical Evaluations of Small Angle Scattering Data", State University of New York Buffalo, 2013; Advisor: E. H. Snell


  28. Charbel A. Habib, "Imaging Iron Content in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging", Wayne State University, 2013; Advisor: E. M. Haacke

  29. Amanda C. Hatfield, "Aqueous Geochemistry of Rhenium and Chromium in Saltstone: Implications for Understanding Technetium Mobility in Saltstone", M.Sc. thesis, Clemson University, 2013; Advisors: Y. Arai and C. Lee

  30. Weiwei He, "Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases and Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease", The Scripps Research Institute, 2013; Advisor: P. Schimmel

  31. Jose A. Hernandez-Viezcas, "Determination of the Effects of ZnO and CeO2 Nanoparticles in Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora) and Soybean (Glycine max): Synchrotron and Spectroscopic Studies", University of Texas El Paso, 2013; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  32. Jason A. Hill, "Structure and Function of Phosphoglucose Isomerase in Colias eurytheme", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: W. B. Watt

  33. Amy Hixon, "Factors Affecting the Surface-mediated Reduction of Plutonium in the Presence of Pure Mineral Phases", Clemson University, 2013; Advisor: B. A. Powell

  34. Fumihiro Ijima, "Characterization of NosX from Achromobacter cycloclastes and Co-crystallization of Nitrous Oxide Reductase and PAz", Montana State University, 2013; Advisor: D. M. Dooley


  35. Michael A. Jamros, "Functional Flexibility in the Regulation of Src Family Kinases", University of California San Diego, 2013; Advisor: P. A. Jennings


  36. Danielle P. Jansik, "Physiochemical Mechanisms for the Transport and Retention of Technetium", Oregon State University, 2013; Advisor: J. D. Istok


  37. Adam D. Jew, "Stability, Transformations, and Fate of Residual Mercury at the Inoperative New Idria Mercury Mine, New Idria, California", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: G. E. Brown

  38. Mihalis S. Kariolis, "Combinatorial and Rational Approaches to Engineering Receptor-based Antagonists of the Gas6/Axl System", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: J. R. Cochran

  39. Marco Keiluweit, "Assessing the Role of Reactive Metal Species in Soil Organic Matter Cycling Using Chemical Imaging", Oregon State University, 2013; Advisor: M. Kleber

  40. Eric M. Koehn, "Investigating an Unusual Flavin-dependent Mechanism of Thymidylate Biosynthesis", University of Iowa, 2013; Advisor: A. Kohen

  41. Theodore J. Kramer, "Functional Nanocomposites Formed by Two-step Back-filling Methods", Columbia University, 2013; Advisor: I. P. Herman

  42. Vyacheslv I. Kuznetsov, "Structural and Functional Characterization of the LDP3 (VHZ) Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase", Utah State University, 2013; Advisor: A. C. Hengge

  43. Lance N. Larson, "Integrated Hydro-biogeochemistry – Iron Dynamics in Acid Mine Drainage Environments", Pennsylvania State University, 2013; Advisor: W. Burgos

  44. Dae H. Lee, "Beyond Conventional Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries and Sodium-Ion Batteries Nickel Fluoride Conversion Materials and P2 Type Sodium-Ion Intercalation Cathodes", University of California San Diego, 2013; Advisors: Y. S. Meng and S. Jin

  45. Christopher J. Lentini, "The Role of Iron(III) Oxyhydroxides in Shaping Microbial Communities Capable of Iron(III) Reduction", Harvard University, 2013; Advisor: C. M. Hansel


  46. Hsiao-Chu Lin, "Charge Transfer Process across Organic/Electrode Interfaces in Organic Photovoltaics", University of Arizona, 2013; Advisor: S. S. Saavedra


  47. Jui-Yen Jason Lin, "Low Resistance Contacts to N-type Germanium", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: K. Saraswat


  48. Yu Lin, "Bonding and Structures of Light Element Energy Systems under Extreme Conditions", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: W. Mao

  49. Geoffrey M. Lippa, "Thermodynamic Analysis and Characterization of Viral-Host Protein Interactions as a Preface to HIV Therapeutic Design", University of Rochester, 2013; Advisor: J. E. Wedekind


  50. Lei Liu, "Spectroscopic and Computational Studies of Peroxo Intermediates in Mononuclear Non-heme Iron Enzymes and Their Model Complexes", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: E. I. Solomon


  51. Stephene N. Lodge, "(S)-trifluorescelenomethionine, a New Non-natural Amino Acid enhanced Methioninase-induced Cytotoxicity toward Human Colon Cancer Cells", State University of New York Albany, 2013; Advisor: E. Block


  52. Sebastien D. Lounis, "The Influence of Dopant Distribution on the Optoelectronic Properties of Tin-doped Indium Oxide Nanocrystals and Nanocrystal Films", University of California Berkeley, 2014; Advisors: D. J. Milliron and A. Javey

  53. Acacia Y. Madrona, "Cytochrome P450cin Structural Landscape: Implications for Substrate Binding, Redox Partner Recognition, and Oxygen Activation", University of California Irvine, 2013; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  54. George Y. Margulis, "Enhancing Light Harvesting in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: M. D. McGehee


  55. Michael S. Massey, "Long-term Stable Sinks of Uranium in Soils and Sediments", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  56. Logesh Mathivathann, "Redox-active Cu-pyrazolate Secondary Building Units for the Construction of Metal-organic Frameworks", University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras, 2013; Advisor: R. G. Raptis

  57. Hisae Matsuura, "Understanding the Fusion Mechanism of Epstein-Barr Virus", Northwestern University, 2013; Advisor: T. S. Jardetzky


  58. Brian Mattern, "Compton Scattering and Warm Dense Matter Thermometry", University of Washington, 2013; Advisor: G. T. Seidler

  59. Scott. A. Mauger, "The Consequences of Materials Distribution and Mixing in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic Devices", University of California Davis, 2013; Advisor: A. J. Moule


  60. Alex J. McDonald, "Metal Coordination by the Prion Protein Controls Both Its Structure and Processing", University of California Santa Cruz, 2013; Advisor: G. Switkes

  61. Seth M. McDonald, "Structural and Biochemical Studies of Transcription Factors Spt6 and Spn1", University of Utah, 2013; Advisor: C. P. Hill


  62. Tiffany D. Mealman, "Metal Transfer and Protein-Protein Interactions in the CusCFBA Copper(I)-Silver(I) Efflux System of E. coli", University of Arizona, 2013; Advisor: V. H. Wysocki


  63. Annette M. Medina, "In Vitro and In Vivo Assembly of Supramolecular Metalloprotein Scaffolds via Templated Disulfide Bonds", University of California San Diego, 2013; Advisor: F. A. Tezcan

  64. Sergey V. Menis, "Exploring Epitope-focused Vaccine Development: Design of Epitope Scaffolds and Nanoparticle Presentation Platforms, and Computational Prediction of Conformational Epitopes", University of Washington, 2013; Advisor: W. Schief

  65. Rungthiwa Methaapanon, "Mechanistic Studies of Titanium Dioxide and Ruthenium Atomic Layer Deposition by In Situ Techniques", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: S. Bent

  66. C. A. Mitchell, "Structural, Functional, and Computational Insights into the ANL Superfamily of Enzymes", State University of New York Buffalo, 2013; Advisor: A. M. Gulick


  67. Christina L. Mogren, "Outcomes of Chronic Arsenic Exposure on Aquatic Insects", University of California Riverside, 2012; Advisor: J. T. Trumble

  68. Matthew M. Moore, "Applications of Computational Protein Design to Red Fluorescent Proteins", California Institute of Technology, 2013; Advisor: S. L. Mayo


  69. Shrayesh N. Patel, "Synthesis and Characterization of Simultaneous Electronic and Ionic Conducting Block Copolymers for Lithium Battery Electrodes", University of California Berkeley, 2013; Advisor: N. P. Balsara

  70. Jeffery S. Paull, "Influence of Hydrophytic Vegetation on Biogeochemical Processes within Contaminated Wetland Systems", Princeton University, 2013; Advisor: P. R. Jaffe


  71. Johnny D. Pam, "Elucidating the Structures of Amyloid Oligomers with Chemical Model Systems", University of California Irvine, 2014; Advisor: J. S. Nowick


  72. Blaise A. Pinaud, "Fundamental Studies for the Design of Tantalum Nitride Photoanodes for Solar Water Splitting", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: T. F. Jaramillo

  73. Munzarin F. Qayyum, "Structure-Function Correlations for Copper Active Sites: X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and DFT Calculations", Stanford University, 2013; Advisors: B. Hedman, K. O. Hodgson and E. I. Solomon


  74. Madhumitha Raghav, "Long-term Stabilization of Arsenic-bearing Solid Residuals under Landfill Conditions", University of Arizona, 2013; Advisor: W. P. Ela

  75. Benjamin N. Reinecke, "Understanding the Effects of Nanostructuring on Gold Catalysis: A Study of Morphology, Electronic Structure, and Electrocatalytic Activity", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: T. F. Jaramillo

  76. Elizabeth A. Rodkey, "Inhibitor Resistance Mechanisms and Inhibitor Design in β-lactamases", Case Western Reserve University, 2013; Advisor: F. van den Akker

  77. Adrianne M. Rosales, "Nanostructure Control of Biologically Inspired Polymers", University of California Berkeley, 2013; Advisor: R. A. Segalman

  78. Kai E. Sanwald, "In situ X-Ray Probing of Highly Active Nickel-Iron Oxide Catalysts for the Electrochemical Oxygen Evolution Reaction", M.Sc. thesis, Stanford University, 2013; Advisors: J. A. Lercher and A. Nilsson

  79. Laura T. Schelhas, "Using Solution Phase Self-Assembly to Control the Properties of Magnetic and Magnetoelectric Nanostructures", University of California Los Angeles, 2013; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  80. Bruna P. Selbach, "Cysteine Desulfurases Mediating Sulfur Trafficking for the Biosynthesis of Fe-S Clusters", Wake Forest University, 2013; Advisor: P. C. Dos Santos

  81. Santosh Shah, "Structural and Functional Investigations of Nucleases: SgrAI and Mk0566", University of Arizona, 2013; Advisor: N. C. Horton

  82. Andrew J. Short, "Atomic Layer Deposition of Materials in the Cu2ZnSnS4 System for Nanostructured Photovoltaics", University of California Santa Cruz, 2013; Advisor: S. A. Carter

  83. Matthew Siebecker, "Environmental Speciation, Chemistry, Stability and Kinetics of Nickel in Soils, Mineral Systems and Plants", University of Delaware, 2013; Advisor: D. Sparks


  84. Matthew A. Smith, "Non-contiguous Protein Recombination", California Institute of Technology, 2013; Advisor: F. H. Arnold


  85. Limor S. Spector, "Towards 3D Molecular Movies: Electron Orbital Signatures in Asymmetric Tops", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: P. H. Bucksbaum

  86. Thamayanthy Sriskandakumar, "Investigating the Role of Metal-Ligand Bonding on Biological Activity of Metallotherapeutics", University of British Columbia, 2013; Advisor: P. Kennepohl


  87. Jennifer Stamos, "Structural and Biochemical Analysis of Phosphorylation Events During Wnt Signal Transduction", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: W. I. Weis


  88. S. Chantal E. Stieber, "Methods for Determining Electronic Structures and Mechanisms of Bis(imino) Pyridine in Iron Pre-catalysts", Princeton University, 2013; Advisors: P. J. Chirik and S. DeBeer


  89. Valerie K. Stucker, "Effects of Bioremediation on Uranium and Arsenic Geochemistry at a Former Uranium Mill Site", Colorado School of Mines, 2013; Advisor: J. F. Ranville


  90. Poorna Subramanian, "Elucidation of the Functional Role of PCBP - The Cytosolic Iron Chaperone Protein Family, in Celluar Iron Homeostasis", Wayne State University, 2013; Advisors: T. L. Stemmler and B. F. P. Edwards


  91. Daniel L. M. Suess, "Reactions of Small Molecules Facilitated by Metal-acceptor Interactions", California Institute of Technology, 2013; Advisor: J. C. Peters


  92. Jesse A. Sundlov, "Structural Insights into the Domain Interactions and Conformational Changes of the Non-ribosomal Peptide Synthetases and Firefly Luciferase", State University of New York Buffalo, 2013; Advisor: A. Gulick


  93. Kristin A. Sutton, "Insights into the Mechanism of X-ray Induced Structural Perturbation of Macromolecules", State University of New York Buffalo, 2013; Advisor: E. H. Snell


  94. Juliana The, "Structural Studies of Thioredoxin S-nitrosation and Detection of Protein S-nitrosothiols by Phosphine Derivatization", University of Arizona, 2013; Advisor: W. R. Montfort

  95. S. V. Thombare, "Study of Catalyzed Growth of Germanium Nanowires", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: P. C. McIntyre

  96. Rodrigo Torres, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of the Yersinia pestis Rip Operon Proteins", University of California Irvine, 2013; Advisor: C. W. Goulding

  97. Cong Trinh, "Organic Photovoltaics: From Materials Development to Device Application", University of Southern California, 2013; Advisor: M. E. Thompson

  98. Ryan T. VanderLinden, "Ubiquitin Recognition and Processing by the 26S Proteasome Rpn2-Rpn13-Uch37 Subcomplex", University of Utah, 2013; Advisor: C. P. Hill

  99. Inna Vishik, "Low Energy Excitations in Cuprate High Temperature Superconductors: Angle-resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy Studies", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  100. Bess Vlaisavljevich, "Quantum Chemical Studies of Actinides and Lanthanides: From Small Molecules to Nanoclusters", University of Minnesota, 2013; Advisor: L. Gagliardi

  101. Chenchen Wang, "Microstructure and Charge Transport in Conjugated Polymers", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: I. R. Fisher

  102. He Wang, "Interfacial Engineering in Organic Electronics", Princeton University, 2013; Advisor: Y.-L. Loo

  103. Tianhan Wang, "Nanoscale and Ultrafast Imaging of Magnetic Materials with Resonant Soft X-rays", Stanford University, 2013; Advisors: B. M. Clemens and J. Stohr

  104. Ying Wang, "Antimicrobial Activity and Mechanistic Study for the Poly(Phenylene Ethynylene) (PPE)-Based Cationic Conjugated Polyelectrolytes and Oligo-Phenylene Ethynylenes", University of New Mexico, 2013; Advisor: D. J. Keller


  105. Yingge Wang, "Synchrotron X-ray Studies of Metal-ion Partitioning at Biofilm (Organic Film)/Metal-oxide/Water Interfaces", Stanford University, 2013; ADvisor: G.E. Brown

  106. Zimeng Wang, "Coupling of the Biogeochemical Cycles of Uranium and Manganese: Implications for the Fate and Transport of Uranium in Subsurface Environments", Washington University St. Louis, 2013; Advisor: D. E. Giammar

  107. Benjamin D. Weil, "Alternative Processing Methods and Materials for Thin Film Chalcogenide Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: Y. Cui

  108. Nicodemus E. Widjonarko, "Physics of Nickel Oxide Hole Transport Layer for Organic Photovoltaics Application", University of Colorado, 2013; Advisor: J. J. Berry

  109. Helen I. Wiersma-Koch, "Catalytic Promiscuity in the Alkaline Phosphatase Superfamily: Identifying Specificity Determinants in the Diesterase Family Leads to a Hypothesis of a "Generalist" Core Bimetallo Site Found throughout the Superfamily", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: D. Herschlag

  110. Jared A. Wiig, "Elucidating the Rolse of NifB and NifEN in Nitrogenase FeMoco Assembly", University of California Irvine, 2013; Advisor: M. S. Ribbe


  111. Indira Wu, "Engineering Thermostable Fungal Cellobiohydrolases", California Institute of Technology, 2013; Advisor: F. H. Arnold


  112. Lin Xu, "Studies of Electrostatics and Hydrogen Bonds in Human Aldose and Aldehyde Reductase Using a Nitrile-containing Inhibitor", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: S. G. Boxer

  113. Dicle Yardimici, "Supported Molecular Rhodium Complexes and Dimers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalysis in the Hydrogenation of Olefins and Diolefins", University of California Davis, 2013; Advisor: B. C. Gates


  114. Laura. K. Zaunbrecher, "The Enrichment of Stable Cesium and Rubidium in Savannah River Site Soils", Georgia State University, 2013; Advisor: E. W. Crawford


  115. Han Zhou, "Molecular Layer Deposition of Polymeric Thin Films for Applications in Semiconductor Fabrication", Stanford University, 2013; Advisor: S. Bent

  116. Eliza L. Zielazinski, "Substrate Specificity of P1B-type ATPases", Northwestern University, 2013; Advisor: A. C. Rosenzweig


 

2012


  1. Alvin S. Acerbo, "Local Chemical and Nanostructured Properties of Rat Cortical Bone are Altered by Osteoporosis and Pharmaceutical Treatments", State University of New York Stony Brook, 2012; Advisors: L. M. Miller and S. Judex

  2. L.ogan Ahlstrom, "Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Effect of the Crystal Environment on Protein Conformational Dynamics and Functional Motions", University of Arizona, 2012; Advisor: O. Miyashita

  3. Josefin Åkerstedt, "Subvalent Cluster Compounds and Synthesis in Alternative Reaction Media", Royal Institute of Technology, 2012; Advisor: L. Kloo

  4. Ahmad H. Al-Mestarihi, "Oxidation of Deoxyaminosugars by a New Flavin-dependent Monooxygenase", Vanderbilt University, 2012; Advisor: B. O. Bachmannlogy, 2012; Advisor: L. Kloo logy, 2012; Advisor: L. Kloo

  5. Logan D. Andrews, "Molecular Recognition of Phosphatases: Insights into Specificity and the Destabilizing Influence of an Enzyme Active Site", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: D. Herschlag

  6. Ceren Aydin, "Zeolite- and Mgo-Supported Metal Complexes and Clusters: Atomic-scale Insights into Heterogeneous Catalysis", University of California Davis, 2012; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  7. Jasleen Bains, "Structural and Functional Characterization of a Hybrid Benzoate Degradation Pathway", University of Victoria, 2012; Advisor: M. J. Boulanger

  8. Ercan Bayram, "Investigations of the Identity of the True Catalyst in the Three Systems, Including the Development of Catalyst Poisoning Methodology", Colorado State University, 2012; Advisor: R. G. Finke

  9. Eric E. Benson, "Structural and Electronic Studies of Complexes Relevant to the Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide", University of California San Diego, 2012; Advisor: C. P. Kubiah

  10. Julian P. Bigi, "Earth-Abundant Transition Metal Chemistry: Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Production and the Synthesis of High-spin Iron(IV)-oxo Complexes", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisor: C. J. Chang

  11. Linda C. Blake, "Cytochromes P450 as Therapeutic Targets and Counter-targets for the Prevention of Lung Cancer and Treatment of Steriodogenic Diseases", University of Kansas, 2012; Advisor: E. Scott

  12. Michael A. Blank, "Characterization by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of the Biosynthesis of the Cofactors of Nitrogenase", Stanford University, 2012; Advisors: B. Hedman and K. O. Hodgson

  13. Elena Bobyr, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Studies of Fe-,Cu-, and Zn-containing Enzymes and Related Models", Stanford University, 2012; Advisors: B. Hedman and K. O. Hodgson

  14. Stephen A. Boyd, "Synthesis, and/or Structural, Conductivity Investigations of Single and Polycrystalline Fluorides, Ionic Liquids and Conjugated Diynes Using Solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and X-ray Diffraction", State University of New York Stony Brook, 2012; Advisor: C. P. Grey

  15. Luna K. S. Brogan, "Structural Characterization of and Plutonium Sorption on Mesoporous and Nanoparticulate Ferrihydrite", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisor: H. Nitsche

  16. Jason R. Burke, "Structural Studies of Retinoblastoma Protein Phosphorylation", University of California Santa Cruz, 2012; Advisors: S. M. Rubin and G. L. Millhauser

  17. Tamsen L. Burlak, "The Mineralogical Fate of Arsenic during Weathering of Sulfides in Gold-Quartz Veins: A Microbeam Analytical Study", M.Sc. thesis, CSU Sacramento, 2012; Advisor: C. Alpers

  18. Peder E. Cedervall, "Structural Studies of Two Metallo-Enzymes: Methyl-Coenzyme M Reductase and Hydroxylamine Oxidoreductase", University of Minnesota, 2012; Advisor: C. M. Wilmot

  19. Cheng-Wei Chiu, "Interfacial Interactions between Implant Electrode and Biological Environment", Texas A&M University, 2012; Advisor: H. Liang

  20. Kevin Cho, "Reactivity of High-valent Metal-oxo Corroles and Corrolazines as Solvated Molecules and Nanoparticles", The Johns Hopkins University, 2012; Advisor: D. P. Goldberg

  21. Jiun-Haw Chu, "Broken Rotational Symmetry in Iron Based Superconductors", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: I. R. Fisher

  22. Ana Cristina Cismasu, "The Structure and Surface Reactivity of Aluminum- and Silicate-bearing Ferrihydrite: A Comparison between Natural and Synthetic Analogs", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: G. Brown

  23. William A. Clay, "Physical Properties of Materials Derived from Diamondoid Molecule", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  24. Michael K. Coggins, "Small Molecule Activation Studies Involving Thiolate-Ligated Manganese(II) Complexes and Biologically-Relevant Oxidants", University of Washington, 2012; Advisor: J. A. Kovacs

  25. Thomas E. Conry, "Improved Positive Electrode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisor: L. C. De Jonghe

  26. Ryan N. Constantine, "Biochemical and Structural Studies of UNC119 and PrBP/delta: Two Lipid-binding Proteins Necessary for Protein Transport in Photoreceptor Cells", University of Utah, 2012; Advisor: W. Baehr

  27. Yongtao Cui, "Characterization of Magnetic Dynamics Excited by Spin Transfer Torque in a Nanomagnet", Cornell University, 2012; Advisor: D. Ralph

  28. James M. Darmon, "Influence of Ligand Modification and Electronic Structure in Homogeneous Catalysis with Reduced Iron Complexes", Cornell University, 2012; Advisor: P. J. Chirik

  29. Ryan C. Davis, "Operando Spectroscopic Investigation of Supported Pd and Low-surface Area Mixed Metal Oxide Catalysts for Automotive Emissions After-treatment", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  30. Joanna Deek, "Tunable and Responsive Neurofilament Hydrogel Networks - A Study of Composition and Salt-dependent Behavior Using Synchrotron X-ray Scattering, Optical Microscopy, and Rheology", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  31. Joshua M. Donaldson, "Improving the Efficacy and Side Effect Profile of Therapeutic Antibodies", Thomas Jefferson University, 2012; Advisor: J. C. Williams

  32. James A. Dorman, "Engineering Rare Earth Ion Doped Metal Oxide Core-Shell Nanostructures", University of California Los Angeles, 2012; Advisors: J. P. Chang and B. Dunn

  33. N. E. Edwards, "Soft-Tissue Preservation in the Eocene Green River Formation (USA) Studied via Synchrotron X-ray Fluorescence Imaging and Fourier Transform Infrared Mapping", University of Manchester, 2012; Advisors: R. A. Wogelius and P. L. Manning

  34. A. G. Fitzmaurice, "The Role of Pesticide-induced Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Inhibition in the Pathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease", California Institute of Technology, 2012; Advisor: J. M. Bronstein

  35. Alastair Fyfe, "Hydration of r(UGGGGU) Quadruplexes", University of California Santa Cruz, 2012; Advisor: W. G. Scott

  36. David J. Gardenghi, "Synchrotron Radiation-based Spectroscopic Investigation of the Electronic and Geometric Structures of Iron-Sulfur Clusters, Particles, and Minerals", Montana State University, 2012; Advisor: R. K. Szilagyi

  37. Logan J. Giles, "Multi-edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Electronic Structure Calculations of Biomimetic Model Complexes of the H-cluster of [FeFe]-Hydrogenase", Montana State University, 2012; Advisor: R. K. Szilagyi

  38. Andreas P. Gondikas, "The Role of Sulfhydryl-Containing Low Molecular Weight Ligands for the Environmental Fate of Zinc Sulfide and Metallic Silver Nanoparticles", Duke University, 2012; Advisor: H. Hsu-Kim

  39. Yelena Gorlin, "Development of Manganese Oxide Based Catalysts for the Oxygen Reduction and Evolution Reactions", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: T. F. Jaramillo

  40. Katie J. Gregg, "Carbohydrate Processing by Bacterial Pathogens: Structural and Functional Analyses of Glycoside Hydrolases", University of Victoria, 2012; Advisor: A. B. Boraston

  41. Wenyue Guo, "A Study of Structure and Function of Two Enzymes in Pyrimidine Biosynthesis", Boston University, 2012; Advisor: E. R. Kantrowitz

  42. Ankit Gupta, "Role of a Novel Domain in SF1/U2AF65 Complex Formation and 3' Splice Site Recognition", University of Rochester, 2012; Advisor: C. L. Kielkopf

  43. Kira G. Hartman, "The Role and Inhibition of S100B in Melanoma Cell Signaling", University of Maryland, 2012; Advisor: D. J. Weber

  44. Khadine A. Higgins, "Metal Selectivity in the E. coli Nickel(II)- and Cobalt(II)-responsive Transcriptional Regulator, RcnR", University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2012; Advisor: M. J. Maroney

  45. Megan L. Hoarfrost, "Ion Transport in Nanostructured Block Copolymer/Ionic Liquid Membranes", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisor: R. A. Segalman

  46. E. T. Hoke, "Factors that Influence the Open Circuit Voltage and Stability of Polymer: Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: M. D. McGehee


  47. Ethan B. Howell, "Effects of Resistance Mutations in HIV gp41 on the Binding Affinity of D-peptide Inhibitors", M.Sc., University of Utah, 2012; Advisor: M. S. Kay

  48. Dustin J. W. Huard, "Metal-Templated Assembly of Protein Cages", University of California San Diego, 2012; Advisor: F. A. Tezcan

  49. Nhung Huynh, "Structural and Functional Studies of Aldolases and Sialytransferases", University of California Davis, 2012; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  50. Jodi M. Iwata, "Magnetism of Complex Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisor: J. Wu

  51. Victoria S. Jasion, "Structural and Functional Studies on Leishmania major Peroxidase and Nitric Oxide Synthase", University of California Irvine, 2012; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  52. Chris Byung-hwa Kang, "Synthesis and Characterization of Mesoporous Semiconductors", University of California Los Angeles, 2012; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  53. Robert N. Kirchdoerfer, "Components of Pathogenic Microorganisms and Applications in Human Health", The Scripps Research Institute, 2012; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  54. Emily J. K. Knowles, "A Geochemical Characterization of Putative Biosignatures in Subseafloor Basalts", University of Colorado Boulder, 2012; Advisor: A. S. Templeton

  55. Russell S. Komor, "Recominatorial and Predictive Methods to Increase Cellulase Thermostability and Structural Analysis of a Thermostable P450", California Institute of Technology, 2012; Advisor: F. Arnold

  56. Steven J. Kraft, "Low Valent Uranium Complexes Containing Redox-Active Ligands for Small Molecule Activation and Organometallic Transformations", Purdue University, 2012; Advisor: S. C. Bart

  57. Courtney M. Krest, "Structural, Electronic, and Theoretical Characterization of Compound I in P450, with a Focus on X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", Pennsylvania State University, 2012; Advisor: M. T. Green

  58. Daniel V. Krogstad, "Investigating the Structure-Property Relationships of Aqueous Self-Assembled Materials", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisor: M. V. Tirrell

  59. Geza Kurczveil, "Hybrid Silicon AWG Lasers and Buffers", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisor: J. E. Bowers

  60. David C. Lacy, "Incorporation of Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonds in Synthetic Trigonal Bipyramidal Manganese, Iron and Cobalt Complexes with Hydroxo, Oxo, and Aquo Ligands", University of California Irvine, 2012; Advisor: A. S. Borovik

  61. Sang Won Lee, "Epitaxial Graphene on SiIicon Carbide: Synthesis, Structure and Properties", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: A. Salleo

  62. Stephnie S. Lee, "Elucidating Processing-Structure-Function Relationships in Solution-Processed, Spherulites", Princeton University, 2012; Advisor: Y.-L. Loo

  63. Alejandro X. Levander, "Highly Mismatched Semiconductor Alloys with Extreme Compositions", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisors: J. Wu and O. D. Dubon

  64. Feng Lin, "Smart Nickel Oxide Materials for the Applications of Energy Efficiency and Storage", Colorado School of Mines, 2012; Advisors: R. M. Richards and C. Engtrakul

  65. Melissa A. Liriano, "Structure, Dynamics and Function of S100B and S100A5 Complexes", University of Maryland, 2012; Advisor: D. J. Weber

  66. Jeffrey J. Lombardo, "Synthesis, Imaging and Characterization of Energy Materials at the Nanoscale", University of Connecticut, 2012; Advisor: W. K. S. Chiu

  67. Jing Lu, "Oxide- and Zeolite-Supported Molecular Iridium Complexes and Clusters: Resolving Support, Ligand and Nuclearity Effects in Catalysis", University of California Davis, 2012; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  68. Mark N. F. Mabanglo, "Crystal Structure, Substrate Promiscuity and Structure-based Engineering of Archaeal Isopentenyl Phosphate Kinase", University of Utah, 2012; Advisor: C. D. Poulter

  69. Mariola R. Macech, "Electrical, Structural and Compositional Characterization of Interlayer Material and New Active Layers in Organic Solar Cells", University of Arizona, 2012; Advisor: N. R. Armstrong

  70. Bradley A. MacLeod, "Probing Buried Interfaces within Organic Diodes Using Electromodulated Transmittance Spectroscopies", University of Washington, 2012; Advisor: D. S. Ginger

  71. Kevin A. Maharaj, "Structural and Functional Characterization of the Hsp90 Molecular Chaperone Family", State University of New York Buffalo, 2012; Advisor: D. T. Gewirth

  72. Mary B. Martucci, "Part 1: Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetic Cr5Teg Nanoparticle.s Part 2: Local Atomic Structure Studies Using Theory to Simulate Polarons in Superconducting Cuprates and Experiment to Analyze Alternative Energy Nanomaterials", Colorado State University, 2012; Advisor: A. L. Prieto

  73. Lisa E. Mayhew, "Geological Production and Microbial Consumption of Hydrogen during Low Temperature Water-Rock Reactions", University of Colorado Boulder, 2012; Advisor: A. S. Templeton

  74. Bryan McCulloch, "Controlled Self Assembly of Conjugated Polymer Containing Block Copolymers", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisor: R. A. Segalman

  75. Reginald McNulty, "Elucidating the 3-D Structure and Function of a Light-Activated Transcription Factor from Erythrobacter litoralis", University of California Irvine, 2012; Advisor: H. Luecke

  76. Scott Medling, "Local Structure of Analysis of Materials for Increased Energy Efficiency", University of California Santa Cruz, 2012; Advisor: F. G. Bridges

  77. Eric R. Meshot, "Dynamics and Limiting Mechanisms of Self-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth", University of Michigan, 2012; Advisor: A. J. Hart

  78. P. S. Miedema, "X-ray Spectroscopy of Inorganic Materials", Utrecht University, 2012; Advisor: F. M. F. de Groot

  79. Dan Miller, "Catalysis on Platinum Surfaces Probed Using Synchrotron-Radiation Based Core-Level Spectroscopies", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: A. Nilsson

  80. Nichole C. Miller, "Molecular Packing in Organic Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: M. D. McGehee

  81. Tmothy A. Miller, "Real-time Studies of the Mechanisms of Nanocrystal Structural Phase Changes", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: A. M. Lindenberg

  82. Jose G. Miranda, "Elucidating Zinc Distribution in Cancerous Prostate Cells using Novel FRET Sensors", University of Colorado Boulder, 2012; Advisor: A. E. Palmer

  83. William Morris, "Synthesis, Postmodification, Metalation, and Gas Adsorption in Chemically Stable Metal Organic Frameworks and Zeolite Imidazolate Frameworks", University of California Los Angeles, 2012; Advisor: O. M. Yaghi

  84. Hannah Murnen, "Solution Self-Assembly of Sequence Specific Biomimetic Polymers", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisor: R. A. Segalman

  85. Jacob P. Neal, "Structural Basis for the Regulation of Endothelin-1 mRNA Stability by Glyceraldehyde", University of Maryland, 2012; Advisor: E. D. Garcin

  86. Surekha G. Neumann, "Structural Switching and Biological Applications of Nucleic Acid-Lipid Films", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisors: M. Tirrell and C. Hawker

  87. Micheline N. Ngaki, "FAP Genes Modulate Fatty Acid and Lipid Accumulation in Arabidopsis", Iowa State University, 2012; Advisor: E. S. Wurtele

  88. Sonha T. Nguyen, "Structural Basis of Hoogsteen Base Pair Recognition by the DNA-Binding Domain of the Transcription Factor p53", M.Sc. thesis, University of California San Diego, 2012; Advisor: H. Viadiu

  89. Pantea Niksirat, "Complex Formation of Antitumor Active Dirhodium(II) Acetate with Small Molecules of Biological Interest", University of Calgary, 2012; Advisor: F. Jalilehvand

  90. Rodrigo J. Noriega-Manez, "Chain Conformation and Disorder in High Mobility Semiconducting Polymers: Understanding Charge Transport in Complex Microstructures", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: I. R. Fisher

  91. Daniel T. Olive, "XAFS Studies of Radiation Damage in Nuclear Materials", Illinois Institute of Technology , 2012; Advisor: J. Terry

  92. Jose Olucha, "Structural, Functional and Computational Characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Siderophore Biosynthetic Pathway Accessory Proteins PchB and PvdA", University of Kansas, 2012; Advisor: A. L. Lamb

  93. Xiaoying Ouyang, "Palladium-Substituted Perovskite Catalysts for Automotive Exhaust Emission Control", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisor: S. Scott

  94. Cedric P. Owens, "Biochemical, Biophysical and Structural Investigation of Heme Uptake in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Bacillus anthracis", University of California Irvine, 2012; Advisor: C. W. Goulding

  95. Gabriel K. Ozorowski, "Structural Characterization of Light-driven Ion Pumps: A Photoaxis Signaling Mutant of Bacteriorhodopsin, and Two Variants of Proteorhodopsin", University of California Irvine, 2012; Advisor: H. Luecke

  96. Rodrigo J. Noriega-Manez, "Chain Conformation and Disorder in High Mobility Semiconducting Polymers: Understanding Charge Transport in Complex Microstructures", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: I. R. Fisher

  97. Ya-Chuan Perng, "Engineering Aluminum-based Thin Film Materials for Power Devices and Energy Storage Applications", University of California Los Angeles, 2012; Advisor: J. P. Chang

  98. Jonathan N. Pruneda, "Functional Interactions of E2~Ubiquitin Conjugates In and Outside the Ubiquination Pathway", University of Washington, 2012; Advisor: R. E. Klevit

  99. Jennifer D. Rabb, "Frataxin (FXN) Based Regulation of Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly Complex", Texas A&M University, 2012; Advisor: D. P. Barondeau

  100. Srivats Rajasekaran, "Hydrogen Interaction with Nanostructured Carbon - Electronic and Geometric Structure Changes and Applications", Stanford University, 2012; Advisors: B. M. Clemens and A. Nilsson

  101. Iris E. Rauda, "Solution Phase Routes to Functional Nanostructured Materials for Energy Applications", University of California Los Angeles, 2012; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  102. Joseph S. Redman, "Potency and Pharmacokinetic Enhancement of D-peptide HIV-1 Entry Inhibitors", University of Utah, 2012; Advisor: M. S. Kay

  103. Brian C. Reinsch, "Chemical Transformations of Zero-valent Iron and Silver Nanomaterials in Natural and Model Environmental Media", Carnegie Mellon University, 2012; Advisor: G. V. Lowry

  104. Lauren E. Roth, "Light-Driven Uncoupling of Nitrogenase Catalysis from ATP Hydrolysis", University of California San Diego, 2012; Advisor: F. A. Tezcan

  105. Alok G. Shenoy, "Mechanistic and Structural Investigations of the Phosphothreonine Lyase Class of Enzumes", M.Sc. thesis, Utah State University, 2012; Advisors: S. J. Johnson and T. C. Chang

  106. Rahau S. Shirazi, "Synthesis and Characterization of Environmentally Responsive Lipid-Nucleic Acid Complexes for Applications in Gene Delivery and Biomaterials", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisors: C. R. Safinya and K. Plaxco

  107. Joseph P. Sirianni, "Elucidation of the Molecular Structure of an Alkane Dehydrogenation Component of the Tandem Alkane Metathesis Cycle", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  108. Maciej G. Sliwinski, "Geochemistry of the Late Devonian "Punctata" Event in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin", University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2012; Advisors: M. Whalen and R. J. Newberry

  109. Hang Song, "Recognition of Nucleic Acid Mismatches by Luminescent Ruthenium Complexes", California Institute of Technology, 2012; Advisor: J. K. Barton

  110. Christian J. M. Suloway, "Structural Insights into Tail-anchored Protein Targeting by Get3", California Institute of Technology, 2012; Advisor: W. M. Clemons


  111. Neil D. Treat, "Organic Solar Cells: Understanding the Miscibility and Diffusion within Polymer-Fullerene Bulk Heterojunctions", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisors: C. J. Hawker and M. L. Chabinyc

  112. Georgia Ukpabi, "Structural Basis for Heme Degradation in Staphylococcus aureus ", M.Sc. thesis, University of British Columbia, 2012; Advisor: M. E. P. Murphy

  113. Thomas P. Umile, "Water-soluble, Cationic Manganese and Vanadium Porphyrins as Biomimetic Models and Practical Catalysts", Princeton University, 2012; Advisor: J. T. Groves

  114. Allison R. R. VandeVoort, "Fate and Reactivity of Natural and Manufactured Nanoparticles in Soil/Water Environments", Clemson University, 2012; Advisor: Y. Arai

  115. Ying-Jen Wanglee, "Structure and Reactivity of Grafted Organochromium and Organoborane Complexes on Silica", University of California Santa Barbara, 2012; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  116. Abby West, "H. pylori NikR: A New Nickel Regulatory Protein", University of Maryland, 2012; Advisor: S. L. J. Michel

  117. Annie R. Whitley, "Method Development for Detecting and Characterizing Manufactured Silver Nanoparticles in Soil Pore Water Using Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation", M.Sc. thesis, University of Kentucky, 2012; Advisors: J. Unrine and P. Bertsch

  118. Samuel A. Wilson, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Heme and Non-Heme Iron: Oxygen Complexes and Enzymatic Intermediates", Stanford University, 2012; Advisors: B. Hedman, K. O. Hodgson and E. I. Solomon

  119. David T. Wong, "Mesoporous Block Copolymer Battery Separators", University of California Berkeley, 2012; Advisor: N. P. Balsara

  120. Benny C. H. Wu, "Coherent X-ray diffraction of Laser-induced Magnetization Dynamics and Nonlinear X-ray Effects", Stanford University, 2012; Advisors: I. R. Fisher and J. Stohr

  121. Yong Yan, "Metallo (Tungsten, Rhenium, Platinum) Dithiolene Complexes: Syntheses, Crystallographic and Computational Characterization, Electro- and Photochemical Properties", Tulane University, 2012; Advisor: J. P. Donahue

  122. Yuan Yang, "Advanced Batteries: Material Development and Device Fabrication", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: Y. Cui

  123. Timothy Yosca, "Understanding C-H Bond Activation in Heme Proteins: The Importance of the Ferryl PKA", Pennsylvania State University, 2012; Advisor: M. T. Green

  124. Tong Zhang, "Mechanisms of Microbial Formation and Photodegradation of Methylmercury in the Aquatic Environment", Duke University, 2012; Advisor: H. Hsu-Kim

  125. Xin Zhang, "Synthesis of Furo[2,3-d]Pyrimidines, Thieno[2,3-d]Pyrimidines, Pyrrolo[2,3-d]Pyrimidines as Classical and Nonclassical Antifolates, Receptor Tyrosine Kinase (RTK) Inhibitors and Antimitotic Agents", Duquesne University, 2012; Advisor: A. Gangjee

  126. Yu'an Zhuang, "Debromination and Sorption of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers by Nanoscale Zero-valent Iron and Its Composites", Stanford University, 2012; Advisor: R. G. Luthy

2011

  1. Zahra Amini, "Cadmium(II) Complex Formation with N-acetylcysteine, Thiourea and Selenourea", M.Sc. thesis, University of Calgary, 2011; Advisor: F. Jalilehvand

  2. Wren M. Amos, "Selenium Metabolism and Detoxification in the Hyperaccumulator", M.Sc. thesis, CSU East Bay, 2011; Advisors: S. Pinnata and D. LeDuc

  3. Toyli Anniyev, "Electronic Structure Factors in the Reactivity of Strained and Ligand Modified Platinum Surfaces", Stanford University, 2011; Advisor: A. Nilsson

  4. Veer S. Bhatt, "Non-lectin Type Protein-carbohydrate Interactions: A Structural Perspective", Ohio State University, 2011; Advisor: P. G. Wang

  5. D. P. Bhave, "Reducing the Mysteries of Sulfur Metabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis", University of Michigan, 2011; Advisors: K. S. Carroll and B. A. Palfey

  6. George F. Burkhard, "Exciton Recombination in the Fullerene Phase of Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2011; Advisor: M. D. McGehee

  7. Hiram Castillo-Michel, "Accumulation, Speciation, and Distribution of Metal(loids) in Plants: Applications of Synchrotron Techniques in Environmental Sciences", University of Texas El Paso, 2011; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  8. Dian Chen, "Organic Photovoltaics Based on P3Ht/PCBM Correlating Efficiency and Morphology", University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011; Advisor: T. P. Russell

  9. Corneliu N. Colesniuc, "Metallophthalocyanine Thin Films: Structure and Physical Properties", University of California San Diego, 2011; Advisor: I. K. Schuller

  10. Carley Corrado, "Synthesis and Characterization of Copper-doped Zinc Sulfide Nanomaterials for the Application of Energy Efficient Electroluminescent Lighting", University of California Santa Cruz, 2011; Advisor: J. Z. Zhang

  11. William G. Cutler, "Bioaccessible Arsenic in Soils of the Island of Hawaii", University of Hawaii M.noa, 2011; Advisor: A. El-Kadi

  12. Natasha M. DeVore, "Structure and Function of Human Cytochrome P450 Enzymes: Xenobiotic Metabolism by CYP2A and Steroid Biosynthesis by CYP17A1", University of Kansas, 2011; Advisor: E. E. Scott

  13. I.-Kang Ding, "Pore Filling and Light Trapping In Solid-State Dye-sensitized Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2011; Advisor: M. D. McGehee

  14. Damian C. Ekiert, "Structural Basis of Influenza Virus Inhibition by Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies", The Scripps Research Institute, 2011; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  15. Samuel D. Fleischman, "Spectroscopic Investigation of Grafting Sites in Oxide Supports of Heterogeneous Catalysts", University of California Santa Barbara, 2011; Advisor: S. Scott

  16. Bradley G. Fritz, "Molecular Model of Soluble Guanylyl Cyclase Insight into Allostery in Nitric Oxide Signaling", University of Arizona, 2011; Advisor: W. R. Montfort

  17. Ashley L. Galant, "Homoglutathione Synthetase and the Plant Thiol-Redox Proteome", Washington University St. Louis, 2011; Advisor: J. M. Jez

  18. Chase A. Gerbig, "The Effects of Dissolved Organic Matter on Mercury-Sulfide Interactions in Aqueous Systems", University of Colorado Boulder, 2011; Advisor: J. N. Ryan

  19. Sudipa Ghimire-Rijal, "Characterization of Poly (rC) Binding Protein (PCBP2) and Frataxin", M.Sc. thesis, Wayne State University, 2011; Advisor: T. L. Stemmler

  20. Wait R. Griswold, "Synthesis and Enzymatic Activity of 1-Deaza-Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate Utilizing Enzymes", University of California Davis, 2011; Advisor: M. D. Toney

  21. Julian Guzman, "Structural Characterization of Germanium and Gold-Germanium Nanoclusters Embedded in Silica", University of California Berkeley, 2011; Advisor: E. E. Haller

  22. Kathryn M. Hastie, "The Lassa Virus Tool-Kit for Replication, Packaging and Immune Evasion", The Scripps Research Institute, 2011; Advisor: E. Ollmann Saphire

  23. John Hickey, "Structural and Funcational Studies of an Atypical OmpR/PhoB Transcriptional Regulator, ChxR, from Chlamydia trachomatis" University of Kansas, 2011; Advisor: S. P. Hefty

  24. Lauren G. Holden, "A Structure Based Study of the HIV Restriction Factor APOBEC3G", University of Southern California, 2011; Advisor: X. S. Chen

  25. Yung-Jin Hu, "Reaction of Plutonium(VI) with the Manganese-substituted Iron Oxide Mineral Goethite", University of California Berkeley, 2011; Advisor: H. Nitsche

  26. Ningdong Huang, "X-ray Spectroscopy and Scattering Study on Aqueous Solutions of Small Organic Molecules", Stanford University, 2011; Advisor: A. Nilsson

  27. Robert P. Huether, "Structural and Bioinformatic Studies of the Short Chain Oxidoreductase Enzyme Family", Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, 2011; Advisor: W. L. Duax

  28. John R. Izzo Jr., "Microstructural Imaging and Characterization of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrodes", University of Connecticut, 2011; Advisor: W. K. S. Chiu

  29. Pouya Javidpour, "Biochemical and Structural Characterization of Polyketide Modification Enzymes: Ketoreductase Regio- and Stereospecificity", University of California Irvine, 2011; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  30. Samuel Jayakanthan, "Structural and Functional Characterization of Cytosolic Domains of the Copper Transporting P1B-ATPase CopB from Archaeoglobus fulgidus", University of Arizona, 2011; Advisor: M. McEvoy

  31. Harini Kaluarachchi, "SlyD, a Nickel(II) Metallochaperone for [Nickel Iron]-Hydrogenase Biosynthesis in Escherichia coli", University of Toronto, 2011; Advisor: D. B. Zamble

  32. Wei Ke, "Mechanisms of β-lactamase Inhibition and Heterotropic Allosteric Regulation of an Engineered β-lactamase-MBP Fusion Protein", Case Western Reserve University, 2011; Advisor: F. van den Akker

  33. Pierre F. La Porte, "Selenium in the Detoxification of Arsenic: Mechanisms and Clinical Efficacy", University of Chicago, 2011; Advisors: H. Ahsan and M. E. Dolan

  34. Jerry L. LaRue, "Studies of Non-Adiabatic Effects at the Gas-Surface Interface", University of California Santa Barbara, 2011; Advisor: A. M. Wodtke

  35. Chi C. Lee, "The Novel Structural and Catalytic Features of Mo- and Vanadium-Nitrogenases", University of California Irvine, 2011; Advisor: M. W. Ribbe

  36. Ming-Yue Lee, "Controlling the Cyclization of Polyketides: Structure-Function Studies of Aromatase/Cyclase", University of California Irvine, 2011; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  37. Xin Li, "Development and Application of Chemical and Structural Biology Approaches to Probe Protein Function", Ohio State University, 2011; Advisor: M. K. Chan

  38. Yuxiang Lian, "Synthetic Copper-Dioxygen Adducts Reactivity Studies", Johns Hopkins University, 2011; Advisor: K. D. Karlin

  39. Nathanael G. Lintner, "Crenarchael Virus-Host Systems: Structure-Function Studies of Crenarchaeal Viruses and Prokaryotic Adaptive Immunity", Montana State University, 2011; Advisors: C. M. Lawrence and V. Copie

  40. Chang Liu, "Electronic Structure of Iron Arsenic High Temperature Superconductors Studied by Angle Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy (ARPES)", Iowa State University, 2011; Advisors: A. Kaminski and P. C. Canfield

  41. Dongmei Liu, "Speciation or Arsenic and Selenium in Rabbit Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", M.Sc. thesis, University of Saskatchewan, 2011; Advisor: G. N. George

  42. Victor M. M. Luna, "Structural Characterization of Oxygen Pathways in Cytochrome ba3 Oxidase", The Scripps Research Institute, 2011; Advisor: C. D. Stout

  43. Reid McCarty, "Elucidation of the Biosynthetic Pathway for 7-deazapurines", University of Arizona, 2011; Advisor: V. Bandarian

  44. Krystle J. McLaughlin, "Structural and Thermodynamic Analysis of Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions Involved in Gene Regulation", University of Rochester School of Medicine, 2011; Advisor: C. L. Kielkopf

  45. Lisa McMath, "Characterizing the Potential Hemophore and Iron Storage Proteins from Mycobacterium tuberculosis", University of California Irvine, 2011; Advisor: C. Goulding

  46. Meghan T. Miller, "A Structural Analysis of the Synaptic Adhesion Properties of a- and b-neurexins", University of California San Diego, 2011; Advisor: P. Taylor

  47. Yogapriya  Murugesan, "Molecular Details of the Proteins Involved in the Mitochondrial Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly Leading to Friedreich's Ataxia", M.Sc. thesis, Wayne State University, 2011; Advisors: T. L. Stemmler and W.-p. Ren

  48. Rebekah P. Nash, "The Structure of the Plasmid pCU1 TraI Relaxase and the Role of the pCU1 TraI Relaxase-Helicase during Conjugative Plasmid Transfer", University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2011; Advisor: M. R. Redinbo

  49. Andrew N. Ouellette, "Structure-Function Study of PchB, an Isochorismate-Pyruvate Lyase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa", M.A. thesis, University of Kansas, 2011; Advisor: A. L. Lamb

  50. Michael D. Pearson, "Crystal Structures of Naturally Inhibited Ribosomes", University of California Santa Cruz, 2011; Advisor: H. F. Noller

  51. Craig H. Peters, "Lifetime and Reliability of Polymer Solar Cells", Stanford University, 2011; Advisor: M. D. McGehee

  52. Nicholas C. Plumb, "New Insights into High-Tc Superconductivity from Angle-resolved Photoemission at Low Photon Energies",University of Colorado Boulder, 2011; Advisor: D. S. Dessau

  53. Zahra N. Poor, "Synthesis and Activation of Nanoscale Dendrimer-derived Supported Noble Metal Catalysts", University of South Carolina, 2011; Advisor: M. D. Amiridis

  54. Thomas E. Quickel, "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Ferromagnetic, Ferroelectric, Single Phase and Composite Multiferroic Mesoporous Materials", University of California Los Angeles, 2011; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  55. Robert J. Radford, "Expanding the Utility of Proteins as Platforms for Coordination Chemistry", University of California San Diego, 2011; Advisor: F. A. Tezcan

  56. Swati Rawat, "Molecular Details of the Mitochondrial Iron Sulfur Cluster Assembly Pathway", Wayne State University, 2011; Advisor: T. Stemmler

  57. Jessica L. B. Rivest, "Nanocrystal Photovoltaics: The Case of Copper Sulfide-Cadmium Sulfide", University of California Berkeley, 2011; Advisors: P. Alivisatos and D. Dornfeld

  58. Caroline T. A. Saouma, "Iron Mediated Reduction Schemes for Dinitrogen and Carbon Dioxide", California Institute of Technology, 2011; Advisor: J. C. Peters


  59. Robert O. Savinelli, "Effects of Composition and Structure on the Activity of Heterogeneous Molybdenum Catalysts", University of California Santa Barbara, 2011; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  60. Nathan W. Schmidt, "Deterministic Design of Peptide-Membrane Interactions", University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2011; Advisor: G. C. L. Wong

  61. Rachel J. Service, "Fourier Transform Infrared Difference Spectroscopy Studies of Residue Roles at the Four Manganese and Calcium Cluster and the Hydrogen Bonding Network in Photosystem II", University of California Riverside, 2011; Advisor: M. J. Debus

  62. Dawei Shen, "The ARPES Study on the Electronic Structure of 2H-structured Transition Metal Dichalcogenides 2H", Fudan University, 2011; Advisor: D. Feng

  63. Mary E. Shillito, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of Acyl-CoA Carboxylase", University of California Irvine, 2011; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  64. Stephen M. Smith, "Biological Methane Oxidation: Biochemical, Biophysical, and Structural Characterization of Particulate Methane Monooxygenase from Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath) and Methylocystis sp. Strain M", Northwestern University, 2011; Advisor: A. C. Rosenzweig

  65. S. Chantal E. Stieber, "A Systematic Spectroscopic and Computational Examination of the Electronic Structures of Bis(imino)pyridine Iron Alkyl and Halide Compounds", M.Sc. thesis, Cornell University, 2011; Advisors: P. Chirik and S. DeBeer

  66. Elizabeth D. Swanner, "Microbially-mediated Geochemical Cycling of Iron and Nitrogen within the Granite-hosted Subsurface of Henderson Mine, CO", University of Colorado Boulder, 2011; Advisor: A. S. Templeton

  67. Christopher J. Tassone, "Investigations into the Opto-electronic Properties of Polymer Composites Oriented through Either Self-assembly or Inorganic Templating", University of California Los Angeles, 2011; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  68. Gunjan S. Thakur, "Encoding Information in Coarse Grain Models for Self-assembling Systems", University of California Santa Barbara, 2011; Advisor: I. Mezic

  69. Chi-Lin Tsai, "Structural and Functional Studies on Human Mitochondrial Iron-Sulfur Cluster Biosynthesis", Texas A&M University, 2011; Advisor: D. P. Barondeau

  70. Justin J. Tse, "Selenium Speciation and Localization in Sediment and Benthic Invertebrates from Lakes Receiving Treated metal Mine Effluent", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Saskatchewan, 2011; Advisor: I. J. Pickering

  71. Brian C. Vicente, "Molecular Level Insights into the Structure of Active Sites for Catalyst Components Used in Tandem Alkane Metathesis", University of California Santa Barbara, 2011; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  72. William C. Vining, "Understanding the Effect of Modifying Elements in Supported Vanadia Bilayered Catalysts for Methanol Oxidation to Formaldehyde", University of California Berkeley, 2011; Advisor: A. T. Bell

  73. Iradwikanari Waluyo, "X-ray Study of Ice and Water on Surfaces and in Aqueous Solutions", Stanford University, 2011; Advisor: A. Nilsson

  74. Qiang Wang, "Angle-resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy Studies on Cuprate and Iron-Pnictide High-Tc Superconductors", University of Colorado Boulder, 2011; Advisor: D. Dessau

  75. Nobuhiko Watanabe, "LL-Diaminopimelate Aminotransferase: The Mechanism of Substrate Recognition and Specificity", University of Alberta, 2011; Advisor: M. N. G. James

  76. Claire H. K. Woo, "Conjugated Polymer Design and Engineering for Organic Electronics", University of California Berkeley, 2011; Advisor: J. M. Frechet

  77. Soo In Yang, "Biotransformation and Interactions of Selenium with Mixed and Pure Culture Biofilms", University of Saskatchewan, 2011; Advisor: I. J. Pickering

  78. Qiaoer Zhou, "Thin Film Solar Cells: Thin Film Deposition, Solar Cell Fabrication and Characterization", University of California San Diego, 2011; Advisor: G. Alers

 

 

2010

 

 

  1. Nathan F. Bouxsein, "The Structure-Function Properties of Self-assembled Lipid-short Nucleic Acid Complexes", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  2. Katrien Brak, "Design of Cruzain Inhibitors for the Treatment of Chagas Disease and Development and Application of Methods for the Asymmetric Synthesis of a-Branched Amines", University of California, Berkeley, 2010; Advisor: J. A. Ellman

  3. Daniel N. Briggs, "Structure and Reactivity of Zeolite- and Carbon-supported Catalysts for the Oxidative Carbonylation of Alcohols", University of California, Berkeley, 2010; Advisor: A. T. Bell

  4. Karina Castillo, "Oxidation of Dibenzothiophene to Dibenzothiophene Sulfone Using Metal Nanoparticles Supported on Silica", University of Texas, El Paso, 2010; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  5. Nikki H. L. Cheung, "Biophysical Characterization of p53 Regulatory Domain and MDM2", M.Sc. thesis, University of California, San Diego, 2010; Advisor: H. Viadiu

  6. Tabitha A. Clem, "Synthetic Control of Organic Semiconductor Excited States", University of California, Berkeley, 2010; Advisor: J. M. J. Frechet

  7. Jeremy D. Cook, "Frataxin, the Mitochondrial Iron Chaperone for Fe-S Cluster Bioassembly", Wayne State University, 2010; Advisor: T. L. Stemmler

  8. Ian M. Craig, "Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Semiconductors", University of California, Los Angeles, 2010; Advisor: B. J. Schwartz

  9. Cynthia A. Dean, "Long-term Desorption of Uranium and Neptunium in Heterogeneous Volcanic Tuff Materials", University of New Mexico, 2010; Advisor: P. W. Reimus

  10. Erik R. Farquhar, "Metal Substitution Studies of an Extradiol Dioxygenase and X-ray Absorption Studies of High-Valent Nonheme Iron Complexes", University of Minnesota, 2010; Advisor: L. Que, Jr.

  11. Rafaela S. Ferreira, "Combining Virtual and High-throughput Screening in the Discovery of New Cruzain Inhibitors ", University of California, San Francisco, 2010; Advisors: J. H. McKerrow and B. K. Shoichet

  12. Jonathan R. Frisch, "Spectroscopic and Crystallographic Characterization of Peroxo- and Oxoiron Complexes", University of Minnesota, 2010; Advisor: L. Que, Jr.

  13. Samuel G. Gattis, "Mechanism and Metal Specificity of Zinc-dependent Deactelylases", University of Michigan, 2010; Advisor: C. A. Fierke

  14. Christina M. Gonzalez, "Iron and Manganese Based Nanomaterials for the Removal of Selenite and Selenate from Aqueous Solution", M.Sc thesis, University of Texas, El Paso, 2010; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  15. K. N. Grew, "Gas Transport and Reactive Flow in Porous Media Using the Lattice Boltzmann Method", University of Connecticut, 2010; Advisor: W. K. S. Chiu

  16. Sarah M. Hayes, "Effects of Mineral Weathering and Plant Roots on Containment Metal Speciation and Lability in Arid Lead-Zinc Sulfide Mine Tailings at the Klondyke Superfund Site, Graham County, AZ", University of Arizona, 2010; Advisor: J. D. Chorover

  17. Xiao He, "Think Positively: The Structural Basis of Cation-binding and Coupling of the Multidrug and Toxic-Compound Extrusion (MATE) Transporter Family", University of California, San Diego, 2010; Advisors: G. Chang and K. Pogliano

  18. Robert W. Herbst, "Structure and Function in a Nickel Metallochaperone, HypA and Nickel Dependent Superoxide Dismutase", University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010; Advisor: M. J. Maroney

  19. Jeffrey Hernandez, "Chromium(III/VI) Binding to Magnetite, Hausmannite, and Jacobsite Nanomaterials", M.Sc thesis, University of Texas, El Paso, 2010; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  20. Rick Kuo-Jui Huang, "Structural Studies of Bacteriophage Hong Kong 97 Prohead I and Development of Nano-particle Applications", University of California, San Diego, 2010; Advisor: J. E. Johnson

  21. Daniel R. Hummer, "Mechanisms of Aqueous Crystallization and Phase Transformation in Titanium Oxide Minerals", Pennsylvania State University, 2010; Advisor: P. J. Heaney

  22. Burak V. Kabasakal, "Structural and Functional Studies of Phycocyanobilin: Ferredoxin Oxidoreductase", M.Sc. thesis, University of California, Davis, 2010; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  23. Christopher R. Kimberlin, "Structure and RNA Binding Mechanism of Ebolavirus VP35", The Scripps Research Institute, 2010; Advisor: E. Ollman Saphire

  24. Novelle Kimmich, "Characterization of the Novel Electron Transport Chain P450cin, Cindoxin, and Cindoxin Reductase", University of California, Irvine, 2010; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  25. Mark A. Kozubal, "Geomicrobiology of Iron Oxyhydroxide Mats in Acidic Geothermal Springs of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States of America", Montana State University, 2010; Advisor: W. P. Innskeep

  26. Apoorva Kulkarni, "Magnesium Oxide-supported Molecular Monometallic and Bimetallic Clusters: Synthesis, Complementary Characterization by Spectroscopy and High-resolution Microscopy and Catalytic Properties", University of California, Davis, 2010; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  27. Brandon J. Lafferty, "Oxidation and Sorption Kinetics of Arsenic on a Poorly Crystalline Manganese Oxide", University of Delaware, 2010; Advisor: D. L. Sparks

  28. Gautier Landrot, "Kinetics and Mechanisms of Chromium(III) Oxidation and Precipitation on Manganese Oxides, in Real-time and at the Molecular Level", University of Delaware, 2010; Advisor: D. L. Sparks

  29. Charles R. Langelier, "Biochemical Studies of Retroviral Replication and Trim5a Restriction", University of Utah, 2010; Advisor: W. I. Sundquist

  30. Yu Meng, "Investigation of Biochemistry and Enzymology of Acyl-Coenzyme A Synthetase", Clemson University, 2010; Advisor: K. S. Smith

  31. Abhijit Mishra, "Structural Transitions in Self-assembled Lipid Systems Driven by Induced Curvature: from Cell-penetrating Peptides to Programmable Vesicles", University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2010; Advisor: G. Wong

  32. David W. Mulder, "Biochemical, Spectroscopic, and Structural Investigations on [FeFe]-Hydrogenase Maturation and Complex Metallocluster Assembly", Montana State University, 2010; Advisor: J. W. Peters

  33. Isao Ogino, "Zeolite-supported Molecular Complexes of Ruthenium and of Rhodium: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalysis", University of California, Davis, 2010; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  34. Libbie L. Oram, "Environmental Selenium Speciation and Biogeochemistry in the Hyporheic Zone and the Rhizosphere", University of Idaho, 2010; Advisors: D. G. Strawn and G. Möller

  35. C. G. Roessler, "Two Case Studies of Protein Fold Evolution: Bacteriophage cro Proteins and Insect Salivary Lipocalins", University of Arizona, 2010; Advisor: M. H. Cordes

  36. Masayuki Shimizu, "Methylarsenic Sorption and Speciation Mechanisms in Natural Systems", University of Delaware, 2010; Advisor: D. L. Sparks

  37. Dariusz A. Silwa, "Kinetic, Mechanistic, and Structural Investigation of Features Controlling Stereoselectivity of (R)- and (S)-Hydroxypropyl CoM Dehydrogenases from Xanthobacter autotrophicus Strain Py2", Utah State University, 2010; Advisor: S. A. Ensign

  38. Anna Simanova, "Molecular Perspectives on Goethite Dissolution in the Presence of Oxalate and Desferrioxamine-B", Umea Universitet, 2010; Advisors: J. Loring and P. Persson

  39. Adam L. Tenderholt, "Electronic Structures of Metal-Dithiolenes and the Mechanism of Oxo Transfer", Stanford University, 2010; Advisors: B. Hedman, K. O. Hodgson and E. I. Solomon

  40. Giridhar Upadhyaya, "Biologically Mediated, Simultaneous Removal of Nitrate and Arsenic from Drinking Water Sources", University of Michigan, 2010; Advisors: K. F. Hayes and L. Raskin

  41. Conan Weiland, "Extending Moore's Law through Molecular Electronics and High-k Gate Oxides: Interfacial Phenomena", University of Delaware, 2010; Advisor: R. L. Opila

  42. Cole A. Witham, "The Development and Application of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Late Metal Complexes in Catalysis", University of California, Berkeley, 2010; Advisor: F. D. Toste

  43. Lewis A. Wray, "Spectroscopic Studies of Unconventional Superconductivity in Iron Pnictides and Doped Topological Insulators", Princeton University, 2010; Advisor: M. Z. Hasan

  44. Mei-Ting Wu, "Structural Studies of RNA-editing Proteins in Trypanosoma brucei", University of Washington, 2010; Advisor: W. G. J. Hol

  45. YuQi Xia, "Photoemission Studies of a New Topological Insulator Class: Experimental Discovery of the Bismuth-X3 Topological Insulator Class", Princeton University, 2010; Advisor: Z. Hasan

  46. Jianbo Yang, "Characterization of ArsD: An Arsenic Chaperone for the ArsAB Arsenic(III)-translocating ATPase", Wayne State University, 2010; Advisor: B. P. Rosen

  47. Brian M. Zeglis and J. K. Barton, "Investigations into the Generality of Metalloinsertion at DNA Defects", California Institute of Technology, 2010


  48. Ran Zhang, "Mechanistic Studies of Retaining Alpha-Glycosidases", University of British Columbia, 2010; Advisor: S. G. Withers

  49. Yong Zhao, "Physical and Biochemical Assessment of Mexican Palo Verde Response to Chromium Toxicity", University of Texas, El Paso, 2010; Advisors: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey and G. B. Saupe

  50. Mengqiang Zhu, "Structure and Reactivity Study of Biotic and Abiotic Poorly Crystalline Manganese Oxides", University of Delaware, 2010; Advisor: D. L. Sparks

  51. Alexandra Zidovska, "Phase and Shape Behavior Studies of Block Liposomes, a Newly Discovered Class of Liposomes and Structure-Function Investigations of Cholesterol Containing Lipid-DNA Complexes for Gene Delivery", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

 

 

2009

 

 

  1. Debashis Adhikari, "Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity Studies of Nickel Pincer Complexes and Evaluating Redox Non-innocence of the Ligand", Indiana University, 2009; Advisor: D. J. Mindiola

  2. Brian D. Ames, "Cyclization and Reduction of Polyketides: Stucture-Function Studies of Aromatase/Cyclase and the Trans-acting Enoyl Reductase LovC", University of California, Irvine, 2009; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  3. Megan J. Anderson, "Microfluidics Based Strategies for Protein Crystallography", California Institute of Technology, 2009; Advisor: S. Quake

  4. Anthony J. Augustine, "Spectroscopic, Kinetic, and Mutational Studies of the Multicopper Oxidases: Insight into the Mechanism of Oxygen Reduction to Water", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  5. Hemant Badgandi, "Biology Facilitated by Heme Proteins as Seen in Cimex Nitrophorin and Ecdysone Inducible Protein 75", University of Arizona, 2009; Advisor: W. R. Montfort

  6. Ekaterina Bazilevskaya, "Iron and Aluminum Hydroxide Nanoparticles in the Environment: from Nano-scale to the Field Processes", Pennsylvania State University, 2009; Advisor: C. E. Martinez

  7. Melanie J. Beazley, "Nonreductive Biomineralization of Uranium(VI) as a Result of Microbial Phosphate Activity", Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009; Advisor: M. Taillefert

  8. Sarah E. Boyce, "Model Systems for Molecular Docking: Understanding Molecular Recognition in Polar and Charged Binding Sites", University of California, San Francisco, 2009; Advisor: B. K. Shoichet

  9. Zachary Campbell, "Studies on the Mechanism of Bacterial Bioluminescence in vivo and in vitro", University of Arizona, 2009; Advisor: T. O. Baldwin

  10. Richard R. Chapleau, III, "Design of an in vivo Mercury Biosensor and Development of Methodology to Engineer Allostery into Proteins", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009; Advisor: M. Sagermann

  11. Thomas H. Charpentier, "Structure, Function, and Inhibition of S100B", University of Maryland, 2009; Advisor: D. J. Weber

  12. Y.-H. Chen, "The Active Site Chemistry of Factor Inhibiting HIF-1, Coordination, Bonding, and Reaction", University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2009; Advisor: M. J. Knapp

  13. David M. Chenoweth, "Synthesis and Structural Studies of Cyclic Py-Im Polyamides", California Institute of Technology, 2009; Advisor: P. B. Dervan


  14. Rajesh V. Chopdekar, "Magnetism and Magnetotransport in Complex Oxide Thin Film Heterostructures", Cornell University, 2009; Advisor: R. Buhrman

  15. Andrew P.-Z. Clark, "Self Assembly of Amphiphilic Conjugated Polyelectrolytes and Nanostructured Composite Materials for Optoelectronic Applications", University of California, Los Angeles, 2009; Advisor: S. H. Tobert

  16. Devin W. Close, "Structural and Biochemical Studies of the Transcription Elongation Factors Spt6 and Tex", University of Utah, 2009; Advisor: C. P. Hill

  17. Justin Crotty, "Crystal Structure and Kinetics of S-nitrosoglutathione Reductase from Arabidopsis thaliana and Homo sapiens", University of Arizona, 2009; Advisor: W. R. Montfort

  18. Megen A. Culpepper, "Biochemical Characterization and Structure Determination of a Prolyl 4-Hydroxylase-like Protein from Bacillus anthracis", University of Kansas, 2009; Advisors: J. Limburg and M. Mure

  19. Christian N. Cunningham, "Enzymatic and Structural Studies of the Molecular Chaperone Hsp90", University of California, San Francisco, 2009; Advisor: D. A. Agard

  20. Jamie L. deLemos, "Integrating Uranium Geochemistry, Geographic Information Systems, and Risk Modeling: An Interdisciplinary & Participatory Approach to Assess the Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Uranium Mining on the Navajo Nation", Tufts University, 2009; Advisor: J. L. Durant

  21. Silvia L. Delker, "Delineating the Structural Basis of Ligand Binding within Constitutive Nitric Oxide Synthases: An Analysis of Isoform Selective Inhibitors Crystallographically, Enzymatically, and Computationally", University of California, Irvine, 2009; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  22. Jasmine J. Erbs, "Insights on the Reactivity of Environmental Iron-containing Nanoparticles", University of Minnesota, 2009; Advisors: R. L. Penn and S. K. Banerjee

  23. Ann S. Erickson, "Pairing Mechanisms in Superconductors with Valence-skipping Dopants", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: I. Fisher

  24. Rebecca S. Fenn, "Reassessing the Mechanical Properties of DNA", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: P. A. B. Harbury

  25. L. Fu, "X-ray Study of the Structure of Liquid Water", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  26. Irene A. Goldthorpe, "Synthesis and Characterization of Germanium Nanowires and Germanium / Silicon Radially Heterostructured Nanowires", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: P. C. McIntyre

  27. Anthony J. Goodrow, "Development and Application of Theoretical Methods for the Analysis of Catalytic Reactions", University of California, Berkeley, 2009; Advisor: A. T. Bell

  28. Young-Soo Han, "Iron Sulfide-coated Sand for Remediation of Arsenic(III)-contaminated Anoxic Groundwater", University of Michigan, 2009; Advisors: A. H. Demond and K. F. Hayes

  29. Luciana Hannibal, "Intracellular Processing of Cobalamins in Mammalian Cells", Kent State University, 2009; Advisor: D. Jacobsen

  30. Jose A. Hernandez Viezcas, "Toxicity of Zinc Oxide and Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles to Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora-velutina)", M.Sc thesis, University of Texas El Paso, 2009; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  31. Eve-Lyn S. Hinckley, "Biogeochemical and Hydrologic Sulfur Dynamics in an Agricultural System", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: P. Matson

  32. Stephan O. Hruszkewycz, "The Effect of Fluctuation Microscopy Constraints on Reverse Monte Carlo Models of Metallic Glass Structure", Johns Hopkins University, 2009; Advisor: T. C. Hufnagel

  33. David Hsieh, "Spin-resolved Spectroscopic Studies of Topologically Ordered Materials", Princeton University, 2009; Advisor: M. Z. Hasan

  34. Daniel Huang, "Thin Film Formation of a Solution Processed Pentacene", University of California, Berkeley, 2009; Advisor: V. Subramanian

  35. Jeffrey S. Iwig, "Discovery of a Novel Metalloregular Family: Structure/Function Studies of Escherichia coli RcnR", Washington University St. Louis, 2009; Advisor: P. T. Chivers

  36. Ting-Wei Kang, "Studies of Molecular Structure-Function Relationships for a Pyrrolysine-containing Methyltransferase and Novel RNA-cleaving Protein Nucleic Acids", Ohio State University, 2009; Advisor: M. K. Chan

  37. Lisa Kirkpatrick, "PAX3 Expression in Satellite Cells of Avian Skeletal Muscle Spindles during Normal Development and with Experimental Muscle Overload", M.Sc. thesis, University of Saskatchewan, 2009; Advisor: H. Nichol

  38. Catherine A. Jenkins, "Thin Film Heusler Compounds Manganese Nickel Gallium", University of California, Berkeley, 2009; Advisor: R. Ramesh

  39. Yu (Justin) Jiang, "Studying the Local Structures of Novel Materials Using the Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Technique", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2009; Advisor: F. Bridges

  40. Hun Bok Jung, "Fate, Reaction and Transport of Groundwater Arsenic During Discharge to Waquoit Bay, USA and Meghna River, Bangladesh", City University of New York, 2009; Advisor: Y. Zheng

  41. Kristina Keating, "Monitoring Iron Mineralization Processes Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: R. Knight

  42. Stephen T. Kelly, "Structural and Kinetic Studies of Metal Hydride Hydrogen Storage Materials Using Thin Film Deposition and Characterization Techniques", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  43. L. Kirkpatrick, "PAX3 Expression in Satellite Cells of Avian Skeletal Muscle Spindles during Normal Development and with Experimental Muscle Overload", M.Sc. thesis, University of Saskatchewan, 2009; Advisor: H. Nichol

  44. Kristin A. Krukenberg, "Solution Structures and Conformational Dynamics of the Molecular Chaperone Hsp90", University of California, San Francisco, 2009; Advisor: D. A. Agard

  45. Monica R. J. Lares, "Insights into the Function of a Novel RNA Gene: HAR1", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2009; Advisor: W. G. Scott

  46. Van H. Le, "Understanding and Controlling the Interactions of Magnetic Nanostructures", University of California, Los Angeles, 2009; Advisor: S. Tolbert

  47. Frank J. Liao, "Polythiophene Transistors as Gas Sensors for Electronic Nose Sensors", University of California, Berkeley, 2009; Advisor: V. Subramanian

  48. Rodrigo J. Lobo, "Supported Metal Carbonyl Clusters and Complexes: Formation, Reactivity, and Catalytic Properties", University of California, Davis, 2009; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  49. Zhen Ma, "Physiochemical Characterization of the Bacterial Copper(I) Sensor CsoR", Texas A&M University, 2009; Advisor: D. P. Giedroc

  50. Vicky Mah, "Heavy Metal Complex Formation with Glutatione", University of Calgary, 2009; Advisor: F. Jalilehvand

  51. Vlad Martin-Diaconescu, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy as a Tool for Characterizing Sulfur Based Reactive Intermediates", University of British Columbia, 2009; Advisor: P. Kennepohl

  52. Christopher S. McAllister, "Activation of Innate Immune Responses by Foreign RNAs", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009; Advisor: C. E. Samuel

  53. Smita K. Menon, "X-ray Crystallographic Studies of the Proteins from Sulfolobus Spindle-shaped Viruses (SSVs)", Montana State University, 2009; Advisor: C. M. Lawrence

  54. Worawat Meevasana, "Electronic Structure and Collective Mode Coupling in the Single-layer High-temperature Superconductor, Bi2201", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  55. Zachary J. Miknis, "Analysis of Protein-Protein and Protein-RNA Interactions by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Nonstructural Proteins and Human Karyopherin Alpha 2", State University of New York, Buffalo, 2009; Advisor: W. L. Schultz

  56. Frances Namuswe, "Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of (Nitrogen,Sulfur)M(II) Complexes that Model the Active Sites of Peptide Deformylase and Superoxide Reductase", Johns Hopkins University, 2009; Advisor: D. P. Goldberg

  57. Brittany B. Nelson-Cheeseman, "Magnetism of Complex Oxide Thin Films, Interfaces and Heterostructures Probed by Synchrotron Techniques and Model Devices", University of California, Berkeley, 2009; Advisor: Y. Suzuki

  58. Tinh T. Nguyen, "Mechanistic Insights into the Diverged Enzymes of the Amidohydrolase Superfamily", Texas A&M University, 2009; Advisor: F. Raushel

  59. Ga Young Park, "Structural and Oxidative Reactivity Studies of Copper Complexes with Differing Ligand Environments: Toward Understanding Copper-Protein (Peptide) and Enzyme Chemistry", Johns Hopkins University, 2019; Advisor: K. D. Karlin

  60. Jasquelin Pena, "Contaminant Metal Immobilization by Biogenic Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles: Implications for Natural Attenuation and Bioremediation", University of California, Berkeley, 2009; Advisor: G. Sposito

  61. Bogdan Popescu, "Novel Synchrotron-based Analyses of Metal Pathology in Friedereich's Ataxia", University of Saskatchewan, 2009; Advisor: H. Nichol

  62. Patrick R. Porubsky, "A Tale of Two Enzymes: Identification of an Unknown Ligand Bound to Cytochrome P450 2A13 and Understanding Substrate Selectivity of Cytochrome P450 2E1", University of Kansas, 2009; Advisor: E. E. Scott

  63. Heidi K. Privett, "An Iterative Approach to de Novo Computational Enzyme Design and the Successful Application to the Kemp Elimination", California Institute of Technology, 2009; Advisor: S. L. Mayo


  64. Andrew N. Quicksall, "Iron and Sulfur Minerology and Redox Transformations in Soils and Sediments: Implications for Trace Metal Dynamics", Dartmouth College, 2009; Advisor: B. C. Bostick

  65. Yongquan Qu, "Synthesis of New Nanomaterials and Applications in Biological Systems & Energy Production", University of California, Davis, 2009; Advisor: T. Guo

  66. Kathleen Ratcliff, "Thermodynamic Characterization and Folding of a Moderately Thermophilic RNase: H: Identification of Factors that Lead to Adaptation at Different Temperatures", University of California, Berkeley, 2009; Advisor: S. Marqusee

  67. Robert Root, "Arsenic Mobility in Subtoxic Environments: The Role of Phosphate Competition and Green Rust Mineralization", University of California, Merced, 2009; Advisor: P. O'Day

  68. Meghan E. Ruppel, "Alterations in the Mineral and Collagen Matrix of Bisphosphonate-treated Bone and Osteoblasts", Stony Brook University, 2009; Advisor: L. M. Miller

  69. Samantha L. Saalfield, "Effects of Microbially Mediated Iron and Sulfur Cycling on Arsenic Mobility", Dartmouth College, 2009; Advisor: B. C. Bostick

  70. Ranjana Sarma, "Investigations of Nucleotide-dependent Electron Transfer and Subtrate Binding in Nitrogen Fixation and Chlorophyll Biosynthesis", Montana State University, 2009; Advisor: J. W. Peters

  71. Jennifer M. Seiter, "The Fate and Speciation of Arsenic in Soils and Poultry Production Systems", University of Delaware, 2009; Advisor: D. L. Sparks

  72. Anoop K. Sendamarai, "Structure of the Membrane Proximal Oxidoreductase Domain of Human Steap3, the Dominant Ferrireductase of the Erythroid Transferrin Cycle", Montana State University, 2009; Advisor: C. M. Lawrence

  73. Macy Shen, "Refinement and Structural Bioinformatic Analysis of Two Near Atomic Resolution Structures of Tetanus Toxin Heavy Chain", M.Sc. thesis, CSU Fullerton, 2009; Advisor: K. Kantardjieff

  74. Swanee Shin, "Phase and Shape Evolutions of Ion Beam Synthesized Germanium Based Nanostructures", University of California, Berkeley, 2009; Advisor: E. E. Haller

  75. Paul A. Sigala, "Physical and Energetic Dissections of Enzyme Active Site Properties", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: D. Herschlag

  76. Satish K. Singh, "Mechanisms of Bacterial Copper Detoxification and Oxygen Reduction in CueO and Chemotectic Signal Amplification by Receptor Clustering", University of Arizona, 2009; Advisor: W. Montfort

  77. Yoko M. Slowey, "Impacts of Chemical and Physical Complexity on Arsenic Dynamics within Soils upon Anaerobiosis", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  78. Robert C. Spitale, "Chemical and Structural Analysis of RNA-based Gene Regulation", University of Rochester, 2009; Advisor: J. E. Wedekind

  79. Ratndeep Srivastava, "Synthesis, Characterization and Optimization of Platinum-Alloy Nanoparticle Catalysts in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells", University of Houston, 2009; Advisor: P. Strasser

  80. Jason R. Stagno, "Structural Investigation of Nucleoside Triphosphate Selection and Catalysis by Terminal Uridylyltransferases", University of California, Irvine, 2009; Advisor: H. Luecke

  81. JingLucy Sun, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of beta-Catenin and Its Transcription Binding Partners in Wnt Signaling", Stanford University, 2009; Advisor: W. I. Weis

  82. Tik Sun, "Classical Size Effect in Copper Thin Films: Impact of Surface and Grain Boundary Scattering on Resistivity", University of Central Florida, 2009; Advisor: K. R. Coffey

  83. Brenda Torres Escobar, "Transition Metal Catalysts for Hydrodesulphurization Reactions Applied to Petroleum Industry", University of Texas El Paso, 2009; Advisor: R. R. Chianelli

  84. Noah J. Tremblay, "Contorted Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Synthesis, Structure, and Function", Columbia University, 2009; Advisor: C. Nuckolls

  85. Alper Uzun, "Zeolite Yttrium- and Magnesium Oxide-supported Molecular Metal Complexes and Clusters: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Properties", University of California, Davis, 2009; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  86. Sheila C.-H. Wang, "Mechanism of Metal Activation of Escherichia coli NikR", University of Toronto, 2009; Advisor: D. Zamble

  87. Jesse D. Ward, "Applications of Synchrotron Radiation to the Structure, Localization, and Quantitation of Zinc in Biological Systems", University of Michigan, 2009; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  88. Jay M. West, "Probing the Mechanism of the Allosteric Transition of Aspartate Transcarbamoylase via Fluorescence, Physical Entrapment, and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering", Boston College, 2009; Advisor: E. R. Kantrowitz

  89. Janice M. Yoshizawa, "The Function of NifEN in Nitrogenase Catalysis and Assembly", University of California, Irvine, 2009; Advisor: M. W. Ribbe

 

 

2008

 

 

  1. Susan E. A. Addy, "Electrochemical Arsenic Remediation for Rural Bangladesh", University of California, Berkeley, 2008; Advisors: A. Gadqil and R. Jacobsen

  2. Veronica I. Aguilar-Guerrero, "Cerium Dioxide-supported Gold Catalysts for Carbon Monoxide Oxidation: Synthesis, Reactivity, Activation, and Characterization for Site-isolated Mononuclear Species and Clusters", University of California, Davis, 2008; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  3. Hamsell M. Alvarez, "Insights on the Intracellular Mechanism of Action of the Anticancer and Antiangiogenic Copper Chelator Drug: Ammonium Tetrathiomolybdate (TM)", Northwestern University, 2008; Advisor: T. V. O'Halloran

  4. Kristen Aznavour, "Neutron Diffraction Studies of Metal Hydride Complexes", University of Southern California, 2008; Advisor: R. Bau

  5. Ireena Bagai, "Not just a Passive Adaptor, the Periplasmic Component CusB of Escherichia coli's CusCFBA Copper Efflux System has an Active Functional Role", University of Arizona, 2008; Advisor: M. M. McEvoy

  6. Katherine T. Barglow, "Enzyme Discovery and Characterization by Proteome Reactivity Profiling", The Scripps Research Institute, 2008; Advisor: B. F. Cravatt

  7. William J. Bauer, Jr., "Molecular Mechanisms of Conformational Specificity: A Study of Hox in vivo Target DNA Binding Specificities and the Structure of a Ure2p Mutation that Affects Fibril Formation Rates", State University of New York, Buffalo, 2008; Advisor: T. C. Umland

  8. Rachel K. Behan, "Spectroscopic Characterization of High-valent Intermediates in Cytochrome P450s and Other Heme Enzymes", Pennsylvania State University, 2008; Advisor: M. T. Green

  9. Leah C. Blasiak, "Crystallographic Studies on Enzymatic Halogenation of Natural Products", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008; Advisor: C. L. Drennan

  10. David J. Bronfenbrenner, "The Development of an X-ray-Diffraction Strain-Measurement Technique and its Application to Micromechanical-Deformation Modes", University of California, Berkeley, 2008; Advisor: R. Gronsky

  11. Matthew A. Brown, "Interfacial Chemistry of Alkali Halides", University of California, Irvine, 2008; Advisor: J. C. Hemminger

  12. Monica A. Brown, "Structural and Functional Analysis of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins: Crystal Structure of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-9, Binding Studies with Pro-domain and Receptors, and Mutational Studies in Drosophila decapentaplegic", University of California, San Diego, 2008; Advisor: E. Bier

  13. Rui Cao, "Late Transition Metal Oxo Complexes. The Use of Polyoxometalate as a Stabilizing Ligand", Emory University, 2008; Advisor: C. L. Hill

  14. Po-Ta Chen, "Defects and Bonding Configurations in High-k/Silicon and High-k/Gallium Arsenide Gate Structures", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: B. B. Triplett

  15. Marina Su Yin Chow, "Reactions of Non-heme Iron Active Sites with Dioxygen: Mechanistic Insights through Spectroscopy, Kinetics and Computations", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  16. Leremy A. Colf, "Cross-reactivity in Protein-Protein Interactions: Studies of T Cell Receptor/Peptide-MHC Complexes and of Measles Virus Entry", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: K. C. Garcia

  17. Eleonora M. Corigliano, "Origins of Amino Acid Substrate Specificity by Glutaminyl tRNA-synthetase Examined by Mutational Analysis Coupled to Transient Kinetics", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008; Advisor: J. J. Perona

  18. Jason M. Davies, "Conformational Dynamics in AAA ATPases Probed by X-ray Structural Methods", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: W. I. Weis

  19. J. K. DeMartino, "Synthesis and Evaluation of Inhibitors of Glycinamide Ribonucleotide Transformylase and Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase", The Scripps Research Institute, 2008; Advisor: D. L. Boger

  20. Cori A. Demmelmaier, "Activation of Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Production of Polyethylene", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  21. Natasha M. DeVore, "The Human Cytochrome P450 2A Family: Functional Comparisons and Identification of Amino Acids Essential for Substrate Recognition", M.Sc. thesis, University of Kansas, 2008; Advisor: E. E. Scott

  22. Lisa M. Downward, "The Relationship between Local Structure and Magnetization in Colossal Magnetoresistant Manganites", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2008; Advisor: F. Bridges

  23. Yvonnne Fors, "Sulfur-related Conservation Concerns for Marine Archaeological Wood", Stockholm University, 2008; Advisor: M. Sandström

  24. Daniel J. Fraser, "The Isotope Effect on the Electronic Structure of High Temperature Superconductors", University of Colorado, Boulder, 2008; Advisor: D. S. Dessau

  25. William J. Frederick, III, "Monochromatic X-ray Cancer Phototherapy and Characterization of the Compton Light Source", University of California, Davis, 2008; Advisor: J. P. Heritage

  26. Luis Fuentes-Montero, "Software Anaelu for Two-dimensional X-ray Diffraction Patterns Analysis", Advanced Materials Research Center, 2008; Advisor: L. Fuentes

  27. Sean C. Gay, "Structural and Functional Studies of Sulfate Activating Enzymes", University of California, Davis, 2008; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  28. Somdatta Ghosh, "Spectroscopic and Mechanistic Studies of Copper Active Sites in Bacterial Dentrification and Cofactor Biogenesis", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  29. Christopher J. Grandlic, "Plant Growth-promoting Bacteria Suitable for the Phytostabilization of Mine Tailings", University of Arizona, 2008; Advisor: R. M. Maier

  30. Jeong-Hee Ha, "Atomic Scale Experimental and Theoretical Studies of High-k Gate Dielectric Interfaces", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: P. C. McIntyre
  31. Juyoung Ha, "Interaction of Hematite Nanoparticles with Naturally Occurring Organic Compounds, Metals, and Microorganisms", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  32. Amanda S. Hakemian, "Biophysical and Structural Characterization of Particulate Methane Monooxygenase and Methanobactin from Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b", Northwestern University, 2008; Advisor: A. C. Rosenzweig

  33. Yalin Hao, "Carbon Monoxide Oxidation Catalyzed by Highly Dispersed Gold on Supports: Catalyst Activation, Deactivation, and Active Gold Species", University of California, Davis, 2008; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  34. Patrick B. Hillyard, "Carrier-driven Disordering in Semiconductors: Time-resolved X-ray Diffraction and Density Functional Perturbation Theory Investigations", Stanford University, 2008; Advisors: K. J. Gaffney and K. O. Hodgson

  35. Miyako Hisamoto, "Understanding the Interaction of Dimethyl(acetylacetonato) Gold(III) with Silica and Its Transformation to Gold Nanoparticles", D.Eng., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  36. Meng-Chiao Joseph Ho, "Structural Studies of Acetoacetate Decarboxylase", Boston University, 2008; Advisor: K. Allen

  37. Pablo D. Jadzinsky, "Discrete, Monodispersed Thiolated Gold Clusters. Synthesis, Structure and Application to Electron Microscopy", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: T. H. Geballe

  38. Wonhee Jeong, "Synthesis and Properties of Large Ring Macromolecules", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: R. M. Waymouth

  39. Lindsay L. Jones, "Binding, Thermodynamic and Structural Studies of High-Affinity T Cell Receptor-Peptide MHC Interactions", University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2008; Advisor: D. M. Kranz

  40. Neena S. Kadaba, "Structural Studies of the E. coli Methionine ABC Transporter and Its Cognate Binding Protein", California Institute of Technology, 2008; Advisor: D. C. Rees


  41. Brian N. Kelly, "Structural Studies of the HIV-1 CA Protein", University of Utah, 2008; Advisor: C. P. Hill

  42. Kimberly E. Kelsey, "A Structural Investigation of Ambient and High Pressure Glasses and Minerals Using NMR Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: J. Stebbins

  43. Benjamin D. Kocar, "Soil-sediment Processes Perpetuating History's Largest Mass Poisoning through Release of Arsenic to Asian Groundwaters", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  44. Kalyan C. Kondapalli, "Structure-Function Studies of Frataxin: An Iron Chaperone in the Mitochondrial Iron-Sulfur Cluster and Heme Biosynthetic Pathways", Wayne State University, 2008; Advisor: T. L. Stemmler

  45. Scott D. Korlann, "Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Surfactant Templated Nanostructured Semiconductors", University of California, Los Angeles, 2008; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  46. Tyler P. Korman, "Structural and Chemical Biology of Modification Enzymes from the Aromatic Type II and Iterative Type I Polyketide Synthases", University of California, Irvine, 2008; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  47. Rachel E. Kurtz, "Interfacial Structure and Dynamics of Fatty Alcohols: Effects of Chain Branching", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: G. G. Fuller

  48. Anita Y. Lam, "Studies of Cholera Toxin with Human Protein Partners and Components of Its Secretion System", University of Washington, 2008; Advisor: W. G. J. Hol

  49. Wei-Sheng Lee, "An Angle-resolved Photoemission Study of Low Energy Excitations in the High-Tc Cuprates", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  50. Sharon V. L. Leitch, "Metal Specificity in Nickel Responsive Transcriptional Regulators", University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2008; Advisor: M. J. Maroney

  51. Ann Jia-Bao Liang, "Supported Molecular Rhodium Complexes and Clusters: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalysis", University of California, Davis, 2008; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  52. Isabell Loftin, "Structural and Biochemical Studies of the Metal Binding Protein CusF and Its Role in Escherichia coli Copper Homeostasis", University of Arizona, 2008; Advisors: M. McEvoy and W. R. Montfort

  53. Joseph P. Long, "Spectroscopic and Electrical Studies of Hafnium-based High-k Thin Film Dielectrics on Germanium Surfaces", North Carolina State University, 2008; Advisor: G. Lucovsky

  54. E. I. Masters, "Structural Studies ofhte Proteasome and Implications for Proteasome Activation", University of Utah, 2008; Advisor: C. P. Hill

  55. Monica S. Mathur, "The Engineering and Optimization of the Hafnium Based Metal Oxide Semiconductor Structure", University of California, Los Angeles, 2008; Advisor: J. P. Chang

  56. Michael S. McCormick, "Structural Investigations of Hydroxylase Proteins and Complexes in Bacterial Multicomponent Monooxygenase Systems", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008; Advisor: S. J. Lippard

  57. Edward E. Meyer, "Depositional Environments of Rifted Margin Sediments: Insights from Neoproterozoic Diamictite and Cap Carbonates and the Silurian Arisaig Group", Dartmouth College, 2008; Advisor: B. C. Bostick

  58. April S. Montoya Vaverka, "Characterization of the Electronic Structure of Silicon Nanoparticles Using X-ray Absorption and Emission", University of California, Davis, 2008; Advisor: S. Risbud

  59. Anton Nikitin, "Hydrogen Storage in Carboneous Materials through the Formation of C-H Bonds", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: A. Nilsson

  60. Kimberly Peaslee, "Structural Studies of Dihydrofolate Reductase Thymidylate Synthase from Toxoplasma gondii and Dynamin 1 from Rattus norvegicus", Dartmouth College, 2008; Advisor: F. J. Kull

  61. Yi Peng, "Pyruvate Formate Lyase and Pyruvate Formate Lyase Activating Enzyme: Spectroscopic Characteristics, Interaction and Mechanism", Michigan State University, 2008; Advisor: J. Broderick

  62. Brian C. Peoples, "In Situ Production of Polyolefin-Clay Nanocomposites", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008; Advisor: S. Scott

  63. Kinyip Phoa, "Nanoscale Organic Electronics: Experimental and Theoretical Studies on Alkyl Thiophene and Rotaxane", University of California, Berkeley, 2008; Advisor: V. Subramanian

  64. Daniel M. Pinkas, "Structural and Functional Studies of Transglutaminase 2", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: C. Khosla

  65. Yan S. Poon, "The Characterization and Structure of Mechanosensitive Channels of Small Conductance", California Institute of Technology, 2008; Advisor: D. C. Rees


  66. Joshua B. Ratchford, "Growth of Germanium Crystals by Reacting Gold with Germane and Selective Gold Removal", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: C. E. D. Chidsey

  67. Timothy M. Reed, "Metalloproteins: Structure Determination (HADH), Inhibition (P4H), and Biomimetic Systems (P-1(Ruthenium Salen Nitrosyl))", University of Kansas, 2008; Advisor: M. Minae

  68. Albert S. Reger, "Understanding the Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthetase (NRPS) System through Structural and Functional Studies of the Adenylate-forming Family of Enzymes", State University of New York Buffalo, 2008; Advisor: A. M. Gulick

  69. Erik K. Richman, "Composition and Morphology Control in Mesoporous Non-ionic Templated Thin Films", University of California, Los Angeles, 2008; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  70. Kevin M. Rigby, "Copper insertion pathways for Cytochrome c Oxidase Assembly in Saccharomyces cerevisiae", University of Utah, 2008; Advisor: D. R. Winge

  71. Nancy Ru, "Charge Density Wave Formation in Rare-earth Tritellurides", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: I. R. Fisher

  72. Theanne Schiros, "Water-Metal Surfaces: Insights from Core-Level Spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory", Stockholm University, 2008; Advisor: A. Nilsson

  73. Hyungtak Seo, "Characterization of High-k Dielectrics and Interfaces on Device Reliability", North Carolina State University, 2008; Advisors: G. Lucovsky and C. Osburn

  74. Kyungyun Shin, "Electronic Structure and Charge Density Waves in the Rare Earth (R) Tellurides RTe2 and R2Te5", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: I. R. Fisher

  75. David M. Singer, "Uranium and Strontium (Bio)Geochemistry: Limits on Uranium and Strontium Mobility in the Environment", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  76. Peter T. Smith, "Structural and Functional Studies of Iron Containing Proteins Involved in Deoxysugar Biosynthesis", University of California, Irvine, 2008; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  77. Thomas G. Sors, "Unraveling the Enzymatic and Molecular Genetic Mechanisms of Selenium Hyperaccumulation in Astragalus", Purdue University, 2008; Advisor: D. E. Salt

  78. Brandy D. Stewart, "The Dominating Influence of Calcium on the Biogeochemical Fate of Uranium", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  79. Kari L. L. Stone, "Exploring the Role of the Axial Ligand in Thiolate-ligated Heme Enzymes: Spectroscopy of High-valent Iron Intermediates of Chloroperoxidase", Pennsylvania State University, 2008; Advisor: M. T. Green

  80. Yinyan Tang, "Structural and Mechanistic Analysis of Polyketide Synthases", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: C. Khosla

  81. Yuefei Tao, "Controlled Self-assembly of Conjugated Rod-Coil Block Copolymers for Applications in Organic Optoelectronics", University of California, Berkeley, 2008; Advisor: R. A. Segalman

  82. Katharine J. Tufano, "Resolving the Biogeochemical Processes Controlling the Fate and Transport of Arsenic", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  83. Gloria Villar Acevedo, "Mechanisms for Probing Metalloenzymes Active Sites and Exploration of the Post-translational Modification of the Enzyme Nitrile Hydratase (NHase)", University of Washington, 2008; Advisor: J. A. Kovacs

  84. Cheng Wang, "Resonant Soft X-ray Reflectivity: A Tool for the Study of Polymer Thin Films", North Carolina State University, 2008; Advisor: H. Ade

  85. Jeffrey D. Wilbur, "Characterizing Grain Structure in Block Copolymer Thin Films and Shear Aligned Block Copolymers with Depolarized Light Scattering", University of California, Berkeley, 2008; Advisor: N. P. Balsara

  86. Jessica L. Vey, "Structural Insight into the Assembly of Iron-Sulfur Clusters and Their Function in Radical Generation", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008; Advisor: C. L. Drennan

  87. Yi Xue, "Structures and Functions of New Copper Receptor Proteins Controlling Gene Regulation and Metal Trafficking", Northwestern University, 2008; Advisor: T. V. O'Halloran

  88. Yu Xue, "Study Protein-Protein Interaction in Methyl-directed DNA Mismatch Repair in Escherichia coli: Exonuclease I (Exo I) and DNA Helicase II (UvrD), and, A Minimal Exonuclease Domain of WRN Forms a Hexamer on DNA and Possesses Both 3'-5' Exonuclease and 5'-Protruding Strand Endonuclease Activities, and, Solving the Structure of the Ligand-binding Domain of the Pregnane-Xenobiotic-Receptor with 17b Estradiol and T1317", University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2008; Advisors: D. Erie and M. Redinbo

  89. Lihua Yang, "Pathogen Membrane Interactions", University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2008; Advisor: G. C. L. Wong

  90. Marcella Yu, "Toward Vault Nanocapsules as Drug Delivery Vehicles", University of California, Los Angeles, 2008; Advisor: H. G. Monbouquette

  91. Quan Yuan, "The Microstructures of Organic Thin Films for Transistor Applications", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: Z. Bao

  92. Ricardo J. Zednik, "Stress Effects in Ferroelectric Perovskite Thin-Films", Stanford University, 2008; Advisor: P. C. McIntyre

  93. Z. Zhang, "Structural and Functional Studies of Essential Proteins from Mycobacterium tuberculosis", University of Auckland, 2008; Advisor: E. N. Baker

 

 

2007

 

 

  1. George P. Allendorph, IV, "X-ray Crystallographic and Biochemical Studies on the Bone Morphogenetic Protein Family", Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 2007; Advisor: S. Choe

  2. Jason L. Bronkema, "Partial Oxidation of Methanol to Formaldehyde over Isolated Vanadate Species Supported on High Surface Area Metal Oxides", University of California, Berkeley, 2007; Advisor: A. T. Bell

  3. Perry N. Brown, "Structural and Functional Studies of the Bacterial Flagellar Switch Complex Proteins", University of Utah, 2007; Advisor: D. Blair

  4. Mary C. Corbett, "Investigation of the Structure and Biosynthesis of the Nitrogenase Molybdenum-iron Protein Metalloclusters", Stanford University, 2007; Advisors: K. O. Hodgson and B. Hedman

  5. Harold J. Coyne, III, "Metalloproteins Involved in the Assembly of Cytochrome c Oxidase: In vitro and in vivo Consequences of Metal Binding and Oligomerization", University of Utah, 2007; Advisor: D. Winge

  6. Tanja Cuk, "Investigation of the High-Tc Phase Diagram Using Optical Spectroscopies and High Pressure", Stanford University, 2007; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  7. Emiliana Damian Risberg, "Structure and Bonding of Sulfur-containing Molecular Species and Complexes; Theoretical and Experimental X-ray Absorption, Vibrational Spectroscopic and Crystallographic Studies", Stockholm University, 2007; Advisor: M. Sandström

  8. Abhishek Dey, "Nature of Iron-Sulfur Bonds in Electron Transfer and Catalytic Active Sites: Contribution to Reactivity and the Role of Hydrogen Bonding", Stanford University, 2007; Advisors: E. I. Solomon, K. O. Hodgson, and B. Hedman

  9. Amandeep K. Dhillon, "Characterizing the Neutralizing Antibody Repertoires of Asymptomatic HIV-1 Infected Individuals with Broadly Neutralizing Sera", The Scripps Research Institute, 2007; Advisor: D. Burton

  10. Tanya J. Gallegos, "Sequestration of As(III) by Synthetic Mackinawite Under Anoxic Conditions", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007; Advisor: K. F. Hayes

  11. Enrique D. Gomez, "Transmission Electron Microscopy of Polymer Blends and Block Copolymers", University of California, Berkeley, 2007; Advisor: N. P. Balsara

  12. Jesse Guzman, "Polarized Transmission EXAFS Study of Single Crystal La2-2xSr1+2xMn207 as a Function of Temperature", M.Sc.thesis, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007; Advisor: F. Bridges

  13. Suranjana Haldar, "Determination of in vivo Metal Loading, Distribution, Storage and Environment in Biological Systems: Use of X-ray Synchrotron Light Source", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  14. Branwen M. Hall, "Functional Evolution of the Cro Protein Family of Transcription Factors", University of Arizona, 2007; Advisor: M. H. Cordes

  15. Akela Hanson, "Iron Metabolism in the Drosophila Mutants Fumble and Mavolio", M.Sc. thesis, University of Saskatchewan, 2007; Advisor: H. Nichol

  16. Winny W. Ho, "Crystallographic Studies of Heme Containing Proteins", University of California, Irvine, 2007; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  17. Jayna B. Jones, "Structure and Interactions in Isotropic and Liquid Crystalline Neurofilament Networks", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  18. Kevin Jude, "Crystallography at Ultrahigh and Infralow Resolution: Studies of Carbonic Anhydrase and Ribonuclease P", University of Pennsylvania, 2007; Advisor: D. W. Christianson

  19. Rebekah A. Kelly, "Structural, Spectroscopic, and Mechanistic Studies of Zinc Alkyl Transfer Enzymes", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  20. Matthew J. Kidd, "Investigation of Biological Systems Using Synchrotron X-ray Light Sources", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  21. Eric J. Klinker, "High-valent Iron Compounds Supported by Pentadentate Ligands", University of Minnesota, 2007; Advisor: L. Que, Jr.

  22. Arathi M. Krishnakumar, "Structural Studies of Enzymes Involved in Propylene and Acetone Metabolism in Xanthobacter autotrophicus", Montana State University, 2007; Advisor: J. W. Peters

  23. Martha L. Lopez, "Evaluation of the Effect of EDTA and Plant Growth Promoters on Lead Uptake, Translocation, and Oxidative Stress Response in Medicago sativa", University of Texas at El Paso, 2007; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  24. Monika Martick, "Structural Study of How the Hammerhead Ribozyme Solves the Problem of Catalysis", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007; Advisor: W. G. Scott

  25. Aaron G. Moulin, "Crystallographic Studies of Two Proteases: the Aminopeptidse from Vibrio proteolyticus (AAP) and g-chymotrypsin", Brandeis University, 2007; Advisor: G. A. Petsko

  26. Leslie J. Murray, "Dioxygen Activation and Substrate Hydroxylation by the Hydroxylase Component of Toluene/O-Xylene Monooxygenase from Pseudomonas Sporium OX1", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007; Advisor: S. J. Lippard

  27. Sailendra Nemana, "Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Silicon Dioxide-supported Tantalum Clusters", University of California, Davis, 2007; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  28. Patricia Oertel, "Protein Engineering of Cytochrome c Peroxidase in Quest of Novel Activities in CcP", University of California, Irvine, 2007; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  29. Bradley D. Olsen, "Structure and Thermodynamics of Rod-Coil Block Copolymers", University of California, Berkeley, 2007; Advisor: R. A. Segalman

  30. Nevran Ozguven, "Interdiffusion Studies in Silicon-Germanium Heterostructures and Selective Oxidation for Fabricating Ge-on-insulator", Stanford University, 2007; Advisor: P. C. McIntyre

  31. Arti S. Pandey, "Structure Based Mechanistic Studies on 2-ketopropyl Coenzyme M Oxidoreductase/Carboxylase from Xanthobacter autotrophicus and [Iron-Iron] Hydrogenase from Clostridium pasteurianum", Montana State University, 2007; Advisor: J. W. Peters

  32. Puja Pathuri, "Crystallographic Studies of Calcium 2+ Ions Binding Proteins: S100A4, alpha-11 Giardin and alpha-14 Giardin", University of California, Irvine, 2007; Advisor: H. Luecke

  33. Matthew Polizzotto, "Coupled Hydrologic and Biogeochemical Processes Controlling Arsenic in Aquifers of Southeast Asia", Stanford University, 2007; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  34. Ritimukta Sarangi, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic and Theoretical Studies on Copper Containing Proteins: Investigation of Structure/Function Correlations", Stanford University, 2007; Advisors: E. I. Solomon and K. O. Hodgson

  35. William F. Schlotter, "Lensless Fourier Transform Holography with Soft X-rays", Stanford University, 2007; Advisor: J. Stöhr

  36. Andrew W. Schroth, "The Influence of Forests on Pedochemical Cycling of Base Cations, Sulfur, and Atmospherically-derived Lead", Dartmouth College, 2007; Advisors: A. J. Friedland and B. C. Bostick

  37. Attilio Siani, "Synthesis of Supported Nanoparticles for Catalytic Applications", University of South Carolina, 2007; Advisor: M. D. Amiridis

  38. John P. Strachan, "Time-resolved X-ray Imaging of Magnetic Nanostructures Driven by Spin-Transfer Torque", Stanford University, 2007; Advisor: J. Stöhr

  39. Carey M. Tanner, "Engineering High Dielectric Constant Materials on Silicon Carbide", University of California, Los Angeles, 2007; Advisor: J. P. Chang

  40. Michael A. Vance, "Spectroscopic Studies of Structural and Functional Binuclear Copper Model Complexes of Coupled Binuclear Copper Proteins", Stanford University, 2007; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  41. Ying Wang, "Crystal Structures of Oncogenic, Suppressor and Rescuedp53 Core Domain Mutants Suggest Rescue Mechanisms of Global Suppressor Mutations", University of California, Irvine, 2007; Advisor: H. Luecke

  42. Marissa E. Yanez, "Structural and Functional Studies of Minor Pseudopilins from the Type 2 Secretion System of Vibrio cholerae", University of Washington, 2007; Advisor: W. G. J. Hol

  43. Jungjoo Yoon, "Spectroscopic and Theoretical Studies of Oxygen Intermediates and Catalytic O* Reduction in the Multicopper Oxidases", Stanford University, 2007; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

 

2006

 

  1. Angela M. Amoia, "Barrel Rigidity, Heme Distortion, Ligand Protection, and Nitric Oxide Interactions with Heme in Nitrophorin 4", University of Arizona, 2006; Advisor: W. R. Montfort

  2. Daniel A. Calarese, "Structural Studies of HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibody 2G12", The Scripps Research Institute, 2006; Advisor: I. Wilson

  3. James P. Cardia, "Structural Effects upon Ligand Binding to the Allosteric Enzyme Aspartate Transcarbamoylase", Boston College, 2006; Advisor: E. R. Kantrowitz

  4. Madeli Castruita, "Iron Storage Proteins in the Marine Environment", Princeton University, 2006; Advisor: F. M. M. Morel

  5. Giannantonio Cibin, "The XANES Spectroscopy as Innovative Methodology for the Characterization of Very Low Concentration Particulates: Environmental and Geodynamic Implications as Obtained from Ice Cores of Alpine and Antarctic Glaciers", Roma Tre University, 2006; Advisor: A. Marcelli

  6. Stephanie S. de los Rios, "Biochemical and Structural Studies of Esherichia coli Leucine-responsive Regulatory Protein", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006; Advisor: J. J. Perona

  7. Erik W. Debler, "Structural Studies of Antibody Catalysis: Proton Transfer and Stilbene Photochemistry", The Scripps Research Institute, 2006; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  8. Eric W. Deguns, "An XAS Investigation of the Structure of Silica-supported Titanium, Vanadium and Gallium Complexes", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006; Advisor: S. L. Scott

  9. Jijun Dong, "Metal Ions: A Probe of Amyloid Fibril Formation", Emory University, 2006; Advisor: D. G. Lynn

  10. Alexander B. Doust, "The Photophysics and Quantum Mechanics of Cryptophyte Photosynthesis", University of Toronto, 2006; Advisor: G. Scholes

  11. Theodore R. Foss, "Quaternary Structure, Dissociation Pathway, and Natural Amyloidogenesis Inhibitors of the Amyloidogenic Protein Transthyretin", The Scripps Research Institute, 2006; Advisor: J. Kelly

  12. Jonathan P. Friedman, "Crystallographic and Kinetic Studies of Bacterial Heme Oxygenases", University of California, Irvine, 2006; Advisor: T. Poulos

  13. Sandra E. Fritz Vos, "Structure and Transport in Organic Semiconductor Thin Films", University of Minnesota, 2006; Advisor: C. D. Frisbie

  14. Lu Gan, "Conformational and Covalent Control of Bacteriophage HK97 Capsid Expansion", The Scripps Research Institute, 2006; Advisor: J. E. Johnson

  15. Matthew A. Ginder-Vogel, "Defining Abiotic and Biotic Pathways of Metal Redox Transformation in Natural Sediments", Stanford University, 2006; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  16. Shane E. Harton, "Investigation of Polymer Phase Behavior at Heterogeneous Polymer-Polymer Interfaces Using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry", North Carolina State University, 2006; Advisors: H. Ade and P. E. Russell

  17. Lanying Q. Hatcher, "Ligand and Environmental Influences on the Formation, Dynamic Behavior, and Reactivity of Dicopper-Dioxygen Adducts", Johns Hopkins University, 2006; Advisor: K. D. Karlin

  18. Rinku Jain, "Insights into the Roles of Metals in Biology: Biochemical and Structural Characterization of Two Bacterial and One Archaeal Metallo-Enzyme", Ohio State University, 2006; Advisor: M. K. Chan

  19. Steven M. Johnson, "The Design, Synthesis, and Biophysical Evaluation of Small Molecules to Study and Selectively Inhibit Transthyretin Amyloidosis", The Scripps Research Institute, 2006; Advisor: J. W. Kelly

  20. Stephen E. Kaiser, "Structural Basis of FFAT Motif-mediated ER Targeting", Stanford University, 2006; Advisor: A. T. Brunger

  21. R. Kelekar, "Study of Potentially Half-metallic Cobalt-Chromium-Iron-Aluminum Heusler Alloys", Stanford University, 2006; Advisor: B. C. Clemens

  22. Bonnie O. Leung, "Complexes of Mercury, Cadmium and Silver with Cysteine", M.Sc.thesis, University of Calgary, 2006; Advisor: F. Jalilehvand

  23. Ting-Wan Lin, "Characterization of the Carboxyltransferase Domain in Acyl-CoA Carboxylase (ACCase) from Streptomyces coelicolor and Mycobacterium tuberculosis", University of California, Irvine, 2006; Advisor: S.-C. Tsai

  24. Daniel Lundberg, "The Coordination Chemistry of Solvated Metal Ions in DMPU - A Study of a Space-demanding Solvent", Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2006; Advisor: M. Sandström

  25. Bjorn P. Moden, "Alkane Oxidation on Microporous Cation-modified Aluminophosphate Materials", University of California, Berkeley, 2006; Advisor: E. Iglesia

  26. Coleman A. Mosley, "Global Views of Human Genetic Variation: Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms' (SNPs) Effects and Their Random Nature", University of California, San Diego, 2006; Advisors: N. J. Schork and D. T. O'Connor

  27. I. Mulyani, "In vitro Biological Activities and Chemistry Chromium(III) Dietary Supplements", University of Sydney, 2006; Advisors: P. A. Lay and A. Levina

  28. Lisheng Ni, "Structural and Functional Studies of Caspases and Sialyltransferase", University of California, Davis, 2006; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  29. Elena Rodríguez, "Gold Bioabsorption and Reduction by Chilopsis linearis (Desert Willow): An Alternative for in-situ Gold Extraction", University of Texas El Paso, 2006; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  30. Maather Sawalha, "Phytofiltration Potential of Saltbush (Atriplex canescens) to Clean up Heavy Metal Contaminated Waters", University of Texas at El Paso, 2006; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  31. Eleanor J. Schofield, "Formation and Characterisation of Nanoporous Materials", Imperial College of London, 2006; Advisor: M. Ryan

  32. Aaron J. Slowey, "Speciation and Transport of Mercury from Mine Tailings to Model Sulfidogenic Sediments", Stanford University, 2006; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  33. Maneesh K. Yadav, "Structural Investigations of Coiled Coil Peptides, Microfluidic Protein Crystallization and Chemical Graph Transformation", The Scripps Research Institute, 2006; Advisor: P. Kuhn

  34. H. Yagi, "Photoemission Study of the High-Temperature Superconductor YBa2Cu3Oy", University of Tokyo, 2006; Advisor: A. Fujimori

  35. Sung-Il Yoon, "Structural and Biophysical Analysis of IL-10 Receptor Interactions with Cellular and Epstein-Barr Virus IL-10", University of Alabama, Birmingham, 2006; Advisor: M. R. Walter

 

2005

 

  1. Thomas E. Angelini, "Counterion Behavior in Biopolymers", University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2005; Advisor: G. C. L. Wong

  2. Michael B. Austin, "Structural and Mechanistic Determinants of Biosynthetic Functional Diversity in the Type III Polyketide Synthase Superfamily", University of California, San Diego, 2005; Advisors: J. P. Noel and P. Jennings

  3. Michael J. Begley, "Structural Studies of a Myotubularin Phosphatase, MTMR2: Insights into Phosphoinositide Specificity and Disease", University of California, San Diego, 2005; Advisor: J. E. Dixon

  4. Vinesh A. Bhirud, "Supported Metal Clusters and Complexes: Characterization by Spectroscopy and Microscopy", University of California, Davis, 2005; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  5. Elizabeth L. Borths, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of the Vitamin B12 ABC Transporter, BtuCd-F", California Institute of Technology, 2005; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  6. R. Boysen, "Development of Palladium L-edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Its Application of Chloro-Palladium Complexes", M.Sc. thesis, Montana State University, 2005; Advisor: R. K. Szilagyi

  7. Mark A. Breidenbach, "A Structural Basis for Clostridial Neurotoxin Target Specificity", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: A. T. Brunger

  8. Jeffrey G. Catalano, "Molecular Scale Studies of Uranium Speciation in Contaminated Hanford, Washington Sediments and Related Model Systems", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  9. David Cerna, Jr., "Structure and Function of Two WD (Trp-Asp) Repeat Proteins: Bub3 (Budding Uninhibited by Benzimadazole) and Sif2 (Sir4 Interacting Factor)", University of California, Davis, 2005; Advisor: D. K. Wilson

  10. Jeffrey A. Chao, "Molecular Basis of RNA-protein Recognition: Studies of Yeast L30e and FHV B2", The Scripps Research Institute, 2005; Advisor: J. R. Williamson

  11. Brian R. Chapados, "Substrate Recognition and Regulation of Structure-specific Nucleases Central to DNA Replication and Repair", The Scripps Research Institute, 2005; Advisor: J. A. Tainer

  12. Soo Y. Chin, "Hydrogen Production and Purification for Fuel Cell Applications", University of South Carolina, 2005; Advisor: M. D. Amiridis

  13. Francisco Cruz, "Identifying Redox Partners and a Role in Oxidative Stress for Iron-Sulfur Flavoprotein (ISF) from Methanosarcina thermophila", Pennsylvania State University, 2005; Advisor: J. G. Ferry

  14. Rhiju Das, "Visualizing Forces and Folds of Self-assembling RNA Molecules", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: S. Doniach

  15. Guadalupe de la Rosa, "Application of Modern Spectroscopic Techniques to Study Heavy Metal Accumulation and Uptake Mechanisms in Tumbleweed (Salsola kali)", University of Texas, El Paso, 2005; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  16. Ian J. Drake, "Fundamental Investigation into the Structure and Function of Cu for Catalyzed Synthesis of Dimethyl Carbonate", University of California, Berkeley, 2005; Advisor: A. T. Bell

  17. David C. Edwards, "Molecular Studies of Hydroxamate Siderophore Interactions with Aqueous and Solid Phase Iron", Princeton University, 2005; Advisor: S. C. B. Myneni

  18. Hany B. Eitouni, "Electrochemically Controlled Self-assembly of Block Copolymer Nanostructures", University of California, Berkeley, 2005; Advisor: N. P. Balsara

  19. Heather M. Evans, "Structure-Function Investigations of DNA Condensing Agents with Application to Gene Delivery", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2005; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  20. Juan C. Fierro-Gonzalez, "Supported Gold Complexes and Clusters: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Properties", University of California, Davis, 2005; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  21. Yvone Fors, "Sulfur Speciation and Distribution in the Vasa's Wood", Licentiate thesis, Stockholm University, 2005; Advisor: M. Sandström

  22. Andreas Förster, "Mechanism of Proteasome Stimulation by 11S Activators", University of Utah, 2005; Advisor: C. P. Hill

  23. Cynthia N. Fuhrmann, "Structural Studies of alpha-lytic Protease at Sub-Angstrom Resolution Reveal Insights into the Mechanisms of Serine Protease Cataylsis and Kinetic Stability", University of California, San Francisco, 2005; Advisor: D. A. Agard

  24. David C. Goldstone, "Structural Studies of the Electron Transport Proteins DsbD and Rv2874", University of Auckland, 2005; Advisors: P. Metcalf and E. N. Baker

  25. Agnes E. Hamburger, "Structural Studies of the Human Polymeric Immunoglobin Receptor", California Institute of Technology, 2005; Advisors: P. S. Kim and P. J. Bjorkman

  26. David A. Hiller, "Mechanism of DNA Bending and Its Role in the Specificity of EcoRV Restriction Endonuclease", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2005; Advisor: J. J. Perona

  27. Clara E. Isaza, "Biochemical and Structural Characterization of Novel Metalloprotein Sensors and Carboxypeptidases", The Ohio State University, 2005; Advisor: M. K. Chan

  28. Hoon Y. Jeong, "Removal of Heavy Metals and Reductive Dechlorination of Chlorinated Organic Pollutants by Nanosized FeS", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2005; Advisor: K. F. Hayes

  29. Matthew Kelker, "Structural and Biophysical Studies of Human and Mouse TREM-1 and the Use of Multi-wavelength Anomalous Dispersion to Phase Merohedrally-Twinned Crystals", The Scripps Research Institute, 2005; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  30. R. Joseph Kline, "A Fundamental Study of the Charge Transport and Morphology of Regioregular Poly(3-Hexylthiophene)", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: M. D. McGehee

  31. Dimitry A. Kondrashov, "Protein Control of a Ligand: Modeling Nitric Oxide Release in Nitrophorin 4", University of Arizona, 2005; Advisor: W. R. Montfort

  32. Alexandre Kretchetov, "Reconstruction of Three-dimensional Electron Density Models from Small Angle X-ray Scattering Data for Macromolecules. A Space Averaging Approach", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: S. Doniach

  33. Howard S. Lacheen, "Synthesis and Reactivity of Single-site Catalysts Based on Exchanged Zeolites", University of California, Berkeley, 2005; Advisor: E. Iglesia

  34. Amelia M. Lapena, "The Kinetics and Phase Stability of Mesoscopic Systems", University of California, Los Angeles, 2005; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  35. Hongjun Liang, "Self-assembly between Biomacromolecules and Lipids", University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2005; Advisor: G. G. L. Wong

  36. Raquel L. Lieberman, "Biophysical and Structural Characterization of Particulate Methane Monooxygenase from Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath)", Northwestern University, 2005; Advisor: A. C. Rosenzweig

  37. Zhi Liu, "Surface Characterization of Semiconductor Photocathode Structures", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: R. F. W. Pease

  38. Debora L. Makino, "X-ray Crystallographic Structures of Three Self-assembling Systems", University of California, Irvine, 2005; Advisor: A. McPherson

  39. Liviu M. Mirica, "Characterization and Mechanistic Investigations of Model Complexes Relevant to Binuclear and Multinuclear Copper Enzymes", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: T. D. P. Stack

  40. Y. R. Morgan, "Synthesis, Characterisation and Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Copper Complexes of Indomethacin and Its Derivatives", University of Sydney, 2005; Advisor: P. A. Lay

  41. Daniel J. Needleman, "Microtubule Bundling and Shape Transitions: Mechanics, Interactions, and Self-assemblies", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2005; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  42. Sonha T. Nguyen, "Structural Basis of Hoogsteen Base Pair Recognition by the DNA-Binding Domain of the Transcription Factor p53", M.Sc. thesis, University of California San Diego, 2012; Advisor: H. Viadiu

  43. Kersti B. Nilsson, "Coordination Chemistry in Liquid Ammonia and Phosphorous Donor Solvents", Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2005; Advisor: I. Persson

  44. Nicholas L. Ohler, "Kinetics and Mechanism of Methane Selective Oxidation over Silica-supported Molybdena", University of California, Berkeley, 2005; Advisor: A. T. Bell

  45. Eric R. Schreiter, "Crystallographic Studies of the Metal-Responsive Transcription Factor NikR", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005; Advisor: C. L. Drennan

  46. Sanchayita Sen, "Nucleotide Dependent Conformational Changes in the Nitrogenase Iron Protein", Montana State University, 2005; Advisor: J. W. Peters

  47. Lu Shan, "Mechanism and Treatment of Celiac Spruce", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: C. Khosla

  48. Kyle M. Shen, "Angle-resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy Studies of the Mott Insulator to Superconductor Evolution in Calcium-Sodium-Copper-Chloride", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  49. K. Tanaka, "Photoemission Study of Bi-Cuprate High-Tc Superconductors in the Lightly-doped to Underdoped Regions", University of Tokyo, 2005; Advisor: A. Fujimori

  50. Ioan Tudosa, "Magnetization Dynamics Using Ultrashort Magnetic Field Pulses", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: J. Stöhr

  51. Erin K. Wallace, "Enzyme Mediated Reductive Chemistry in Plant Flavonoid and Monolignol Biosynthetic Pathways", University of California, San Diego, 2005; Advisors: J. Noel, E. Komives and T. Hunter

  52. Kenneth D. Westover, "Structural Basis of Initiation and Elongation by RNA Polymerase II", Stanford University, 2005; Advisor: R. D. Kornberg

  53. R. L. Wiseman, "The Biological and Chemical Implications of Ligand Binding to the Amyloidogenic Protein Transthyretin", The Scripps Research Institute, 2005; Advisor: J. W. Kelly

 

2004

 

  1. Atta Ahmad, "Molecular Mechanisms in Lipid-based Gene Delivery Systems", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  2. Jade B. Aitken, "Applications of Synchrotron Radiation to Investigate Bioinorganic Systems", University of Sydney, 2004; Advisors: P. A. Lay and R. S. Armstrong

  3. Xavier I. Ambroggio, "Structural and Functional Studies of JAMM Domain Proteins and Their Roles in the Ubiquitin System", California Institute of Technology, 2004; Advisors: R. J. Deshaies and D. C. Rees

  4. Mika Aoyagi, "Structural Chemistry of Assembly and Activation for Nitric Oxide Synthase Isozymes", The Scripps Research Institute, 2004; Advisor: E. D. Getzoff

  5. Daniel B. Aubertine, "An X-ray Diffraction Study of Concentration and Strain Dependent Interdiffusion in Silcon-Germanium Thin Films", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: P. C. McIntyre

  6. Tiffany P. Barrows, "Effect of Electrostatics on the Stability of the Compound 1 Radical in Heme Peroxidases", University of California, Irvine, 2004; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  7. Lipika Basumallick, "Spectroscopic and Theoretical Studies of Copper Containing Electron Transfer Proteins: Geometric and Electronic Structure Contributions to Reactivity", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  8. Frederick Berkovitch, "Snapshots of Radical Enzyme Catalysis: The Crystal Structures of Biotin Synthase and Lysine 5,6 Aminomutase", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004; Advisor: C. L. Drennan

  9. Peng Chen, "Spectroscopic Definition of Electronic Structure Contributions to Oxygen and Nitrous Oxide Activation by Mononuclear, Binuclear, and Tetranuclear Copper Sites in Biology", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  10. Kausiki Datta, "Thermodynamic Characterization of DNA Binding by Type I DNA Polymerase from Thermus aquaticus and Escherichia coli", Louisiana State University, 2004; Advisor: V. J. LiCata

  11. Colin S. Doyle, "Soft X-ray Spectroscopic Studies of Reactions at Mineral Surfaces and Mineral Surface Coatings", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  12. Mack L. Flinspach, III, "Conformational Acrobatics: The Structural Basis for Isoform-selective Inhibition of Nitric-oxide Synthases", University of California, Irvine, 2004; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  13. John L. Freeman, III, "Molecular Characterization of Metal Tolerance Mechanisms Thlaspi goesingense (Halacsy) with Comparison to Other Thlaspi Nickel Hyperaccumulators", Purdue University, 2004; Advisor: D. E. Salt

  14. Luca Furnare, "Molecular-level Investigation into Copper Sorption Mechanisms on Clay Minerals", M.Sc. thesis, University of Idaho, Moscow, 2004; Advisor: D. G. Strawn

  15. Anthony M. Giannetti, "Biochemical, Biophysical, and Cellular Investigations of the Interactions of Transferrin Receptor with Transferrin and the Hereditary Hemochromatosis Protein, HFE", California Institute of Technology, 2004; Advisor: P. J. Bjorkman

  16. Colleen S. Hansel, "Bacterial and Geochemical Controls on the Reductive Dissolution and Secondary Mineralization of Iron (hydr)oxides", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  17. Ryan C. Hayward, "Mesostructured Inorganic Films from Self-assembled Templates: Control of Morphology from the Molecular to the Macroscopic Scale", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004; Advisors: B. F. Chmelka and E. J. Kramer

  18. Deanne Jackson Rudd, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Binuclear Iron Proteins and Transition Metal Synthetic Complexes", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: K.O. Hodgson

  19. Jodi M. Johnston, "Structural Genomics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis", University of Auckland, 2004; Advisor: E. N. Baker

  20. Adrian T. Keatinge-Clay, "Catalysis and Specificity of Aromatic Polyketide Synthases in the Early Stages of Antibiotic Synthesis", University of California, San Francisco, 2004; Advisor: R. M. Stroud

  21. Bradley L. Kirsch, "Understanding and Controlling Thermal and Mechanical Stability in Nanoscale Metal-Oxide Systems", University of California, Los Angeles, 2004; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  22. Michael S. Kostelansky, "Calcium Binding in Fibrin Polymerization Revealed by Structure-Function Studies with Variant Recombinant Fibrinogens", University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2004; Advisor: S. T. Lord

  23. Eric B. Lansdon, "Structural and Functional Studies of Enzymes in the Sulfate Activation Pathway", University of California, Davis, 2004; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  24. Simon Larochelle, "Structural and Magnetic Properties of a Lamellar Manganese Oxide", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: M. Greven

  25. Diem-Thu Lesher, "Structural Analyses of Human Topoisomerase I and Escherichia coli Tral: Understanding DNA Relaxation and Conjugation", University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2004; Advisor: M. R. Redinbo

  26. A. Loya, "Mobilization, Immobilization, and Sequestration of Metals and Radionuclides in the Subsurface by Manipulation of the Aqueous Carbonate System", M.Sc. Thesis, The University of Texas at El Paso, 2004; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  27. Francisco J. Machuca, Jr., "A Thin Film P-type Gallium Nitride Photocathode: Prospect for a High Performance Electron Emitter", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: R. F. W. Pease

  28. Emmanouil Matzapetakis, "Use of Heavy Metal Binding de Novo Designed a-helical Peptides as Models for Understanding Metalloproteins", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2004; Advisor: V. L. Pecoraro

  29. Craig P. McClure, "X-ray Absorption and X-ray Fluorescence Studies of Metalloproteins", University of Michigan, 2004; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  30. Katarina S. Midelfort, "Biophysical Characterization of High Affinity Engineered Single Chain Fv Antibody Fragments", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004; Advisor: K. D. Wittrup

  31. Ravi K. Nalla, "Mechanistic Aspects of Failure of Mineralized Tissue", University of California, Berkeley, 2004; Advisor: R. O. Ritchie

  32. Thaddeus Norman, "Optical and Structural Properties of Gold Nanoparticle Aggregates and Mn2+, Cu2+, and Ag1+ Doped ZnSe Nanoparticles", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2004; Advisor: J. Zhang

  33. Madeleine Ramstedt, "Chemical Processes at the Water-Manganite (g-MnOOH) Interface", Umeå Universitet, 2004; Advisor: P. Persson

  34. Andrew E. Riley, "Synthesis and Characterization of New Materials with Nanoscale Periodicity", University of California, Los Angeles, 2004; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  35. Nelson A. Rivera, "Arsenate Removal by Zero Valent Iron", M.Sc. Thesis, Arizona State University, 2004; Advisor: P. A. O'Day

  36. Matthew H. Sazinsky, "Structural Studies of Bacterial Multicomponent Monooxygenases: Insights into Substrate Specificity, Diiron Center Tuning and Component Interactions", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004; Advisor: S. J. Lippard

  37. Mohammad H. Siadati, "Open Flow Hot Isostatic Pressing Assisted Synthesis of Highly Porous Materials and Catalysts", University of Texas El Paso, 2004; Advisor: R. R. Chianelli

  38. A. Singh, "The Nucleation and Growth of Copper Nanoclusters on Silicon Surfaces from Deoxygenated Ultra Pure Water Solutions", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: P. Pianetta

  39. Cheryl M. Stancik, "The Impact of Polymer Architecture on Solution Properties of Single Molecules and Their Assemblies", Stanford University, 2004; Advisors: A. P. Gast and C. W. Frank

  40. Yayoi Takamura, "Thermal Stability of Laser Annealed Dopants in Silicon", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: J. D. Plummer

  41. Michelle L. Tokarz, "Structure and Stability of Nickel-based Refractory Amorphous Metal Alloys", University of Michigan, 2004; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  42. Julie L. Tubbs, "Controlling Chromophore Structural Chemistry and Environment by Structure-based Design", The Scripps Research Institute, 2004; Advisor: E. D. Getzoff

  43. S. Udyaningsih-Freisleben, "XAS and RR Structural Analysis of Hemoglobin and EPR Spectroscopic Labelling of Red Cell Membranes Isolated from Thalassemia Patients in Jakarta, Indonesia", The University of Sydney, 2004: Advisors: P. A. Lay and R. S. Armstrong

  44. Ryan E. Watkins, "The Pregnane X Receptor: Structural Insights into Binding Promiscuity", University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2004; Advisor: M. R. Redinbo

  45. Randall P. Watson, "Structural and Binding Studies of the Milk Whey Lipocalin, Trichosurin, from the Common Brushtail Possum, Trichosurus vulpeca", University of Auckland, 2004; Advisor: E. N. Baker

  46. Tsu-Chien Weng, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Studies on Redox-active Manganese", University of Michigan, 2004; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  47. Trevor M. Willey, "Characterization of Functionalized Self-assembled Monolayers and Surface-attached Interlocking Molecules Using Near-Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy", University of California, Davis, 2004; Advisor: C. S. Fadley

  48. Dennis W. Wolan, "Structural Studies of the de Novo Purine Biosynthesis Enzyme ATIC and of the Natural Killer Cell Receptor NKG2D", The Scripps Research Institute, 2004; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  49. Tae H. Yoon, "Naturally Occurring Organic Compounds at the Mineral-Water Interface: Their Interactions with Mineral Surfaces and Impacts on Pollutant Speciation", Stanford University, 2004; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  50. Yan Zhang, "Structural Studies and Inhibitor Design for Human GAR Tfase", The Scripps Research Institute, 2004; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

 

2003

 

  1. Morris D. Argyle, "Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Alkanes on Supported Oxide Domains: Kinetics, Mechanism, and Spectroscopic Probes", University of California, Berkeley, 2003; Advisors: A. T. Bell and E. Iglesia

  2. Joseph W. Arndt, "Characterization and Structural Determination of Metalloenzymes: DNA Polymerase b, Carboxypeptidase, and Acetyl Coenzyme-A Decarbonylase/Synthase", Ohio State University, 2003; Advisor: M. K. Chan

  3. Isabelle Barrette-Ng, "Structure and Design of Proteinases and Their Inhibitors", University of Alberta, 2003; Advisor: M. N. G. James

  4. Sompop Bencharit, "Structure and Function of Mammalian Carboxylesterases", University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003; Advisor: M. R. Redinbo

  5. Miriam V. Bennett, "Functional Materials through Coordination Chemistry: New Rhenium-containing Metal-Cyanide Complexes, Clusters, and Solids", University of California, Berkeley, 2003; Advisor: J. R. Long

  6. Steven M. Berry, "Designing Novel Blue Copper and Purple CuA Centers in Azurin with Natural and Unnatural Amino Acids", University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003; Advisor: Y. Lu

  7. Lon S. Buetow, "The Catalytic Mechanism of Cytotoxic Necrotizing Factor 1 from Escherichia coli", University of California, San Diego, 2003; Advisor: P. Ghosh

  8. Laura S. Busenlehner, "Metal Specificity and Mechanism of Regulation by the Toxic Metal Ion Sensor S. Aureus pl258 CadC", Texas A&M University, 2003; Advisor: D. P. Giedroc

  9. Evis P. Cama, "Structural Studies of Arginase Isozymes", University of Pennsylvania, 2003; Advisor: D. W. Christianson

  10. Andrew B. Carmel, "Crystal Structure of BstDEAD, a Novel DEAD-box Protein from Bacillus stearothermophilus", University of Oregon, 2003; Advisor: B. W. Matthews

  11. Jean-Phillippe Cartailler, "Structural Analysis of the Purple Membrane by X-ray Crystallography and Bioinformatics", University of California, Irvine, 2003; Advisor: H. Luecke

  12. Guangjun Cheng, "Synthesis and Characterization of Transition-Metal Nanocrystals and Their Application in Catalysis", University of California, Davis, 2003; Advisor: T. Guo

  13. Carolina Contreras, "Ability of Immobilized Humin Biomass to Bind Heavy Metals under Flow Conditions: Batch and Column Interference Studies", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Texas at El Paso, 2003; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  14. Alicja J. Copik, "Mechanistic Studies of Methionyl Aminopeptidases", Utah State University, 2003; Advisor: R. C. Holz

  15. Matthew J. Daniels, "Phase, Microstructure, and Chemistry of Aluminum Copper Iron Chromium and Aluminum Copper Iron Quasicrystalline Wear Coatings Produced via Physical Vapor Deposition", University of Michigan, 2003; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  16. Guadalupe de la Rosa, "Use of ICP/OES and XAS to Determine Heavy Metal Binding to Humic Substances", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Texas at El Paso, 2003; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  17. Alexander R. Dunn, "Sensitizer-linked Substrates as Probes of Heme Enzyme Structure and Catalysis", California Institute of Technology, 2003; Advisor: H. B. Gray

  18. Benjamin L. French, "A Study of Adhesion of Tantalum Films at Elevated Temperatures via Advanced Synchrotron Techniques", University of Michigan, 2003; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  19. Amy B. Ghering, "Spectroscopic Determination of the Thermodynamics of Lead, Zinc, and Cobalt Interactions with GATA Proteins", Northwestern University, 2003; Advisor: H. A. Godwin

  20. Weiwei Gu, "Study Active Sites of Ni Enzymes Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", University of California, Davis, 2003; Advisor: S. P. Cramer

  21. Javier Guzman, "Supported Molecular Gold Complexes and Clusters: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalysis", University of California, Davis, 2003; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  22. Camelia Hagfeldt, "The Coordination Chemistry of Zirconium(IV) and Hafnium(IV) Ions in Aqueous and Non-Aqueous Solutions Studied by Crystallography, EXAFS, and Large Angle X-ray Scattering", M.Sc. Thesis, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2003; Advisor: P. Persson

  23. Leif Häggman, "Chelating Surfactants - Analysis, Hydrogen Bonding and Structures", Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2003; Advisor: P. Persson

  24. Hyeok Hahn, "Toward a Template for Nanometer Scale Technology for Block Copolymers", University of California, Berkeley, 2003; Advisor: N. P. Balsara

  25. Michael E. Hernandez, "Four Dimensional Trace Space Measurement", Stanford University, 2003; Advisor: H. Wiedemann

  26. Kai Jin, "Crystallographic Studies of Antibiotics and Nucleotides", University of Southern California, 2003; Advisor: R. Bau

  27. Paul M. Jones, "X-ray Spectroscopic and Density Functional Theory Studies of Small Molecules on Zinc Oxide and Copper Oxide Surfaces: Surface Reactivity Important to the Methanol Synthesis Reaction", Stanford University, 2003; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  28. Jorgen Jonsson, "Phase Transformations and Surface Chemistry of Secondary Iron Minerals Formed from Acid Mine Drainage", Umeå Universitet, 2003; Advisor: P. Persson

  29. Kathryn L. Kavanagh, "Structural Studies of Three NAD(P)H-dependent Enzymes Involved in Sugar Metabolism: Mannitol Dehydrogenase, Xylose Reductase and Lactate Dehydrogenase", University of California, Davis, 2003; Advisor: D. K Wilson

  30. Maxim B. Kelman, "Stress and Phase Transformations in PZT Thin Films", Stanford University, 2003; Advisor: P. C. McIntyre

  31. Jyllian N. Kemsley, "Interactions of Non-Heme Ferrous Active Sites with Substrates: Structure/Function Correlations for Phylalanine Hydroxylase and Bleomycin", Stanford University, 2003; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  32. Felix S. Lai, "Metal Oxide-supported Cluster Catalysts Derived from Organometallic Precursors: Spectroscopic Characterization in Reactive Environments", University of California, Davis, 2003; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  33. Seok-Yong Lee, "Structural Studies of Conformational Changes in Proteins upon Phosphorylation: Structures of Activated CheY, CheY-N16-FliM Complex, and AAA+ ATPase Domain of NtrC1 in Both Inactive and Active States", University of California, Berkeley, 2003; Advisor: D. E. Wemmer

  34. Daniel C. Lim, "Crystallographic Studies of Bacterial Proteins Involved in b-lactam Resistance", University of British Columbia, 2003; Advisor: N. Strynadka

  35. Cecilia Lindblad, "Chelating Surfactants - Self-organization and Complex Formation", Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2003; Advisor: I. Persson

  36. Martha L. Lopez, "Study of Gold Binding and Characterization of Gold Nanoparticles Obtained from Aqueous Solutions Using Hop Biomass", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Texas at El Paso, 2003; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  37. Julia G. Lyubovitsky, "Mapping the Cytochrome c Folding Landscape", California Institute of Technology, 2003; Advisor: H. B. Gray

  38. Norman Mannella, "Spectroscopic and Structural Studies of Strongly Correlated Oxides", University of California, Davis, 2003; Advisor: C. S. Fadley

  39. Matthew T. Miller, "Structural Studies of the b-lactam Ring-forming Enzymes b-lactam Synthetase and Cabapenam Synthetase", Northwestern University, 2003; Advisor: A. C. Rosenzweig

  40. Natalia V. Moiseeva, "Protein Crystallographic Studies on Rubredoxin and Contortrostatin", University of Southern California, 2003; Advisor: R. Bau

  41. Kathleen A. Morse, "Photo-oxidation of Hydrogen Passivated Silicon Surfaces", Stanford University, 2003; Advisor: P. Pianetta

  42. Boguslaw P. Nocek, "X-ray Crystallography Studies of 2-ketopropyl-CoM Oxidoreductase/Carboxylase, R-2-hydoxypropyl-CoM Dehydrogenase, and Acetone Carboxylase. Epoxypropane and Acetone Metabolism in Xanothobacter Strain Py2", Utah State University, 2003; Advisors: J. W. Peters and S. A. Ensign

  43. Gerard J. Ostheimer, "Proteins Required for Chloroplast Group II Intron Splicing: CRS2 and Its Associated Factors", University of Oregon, 2003; Advisor: B. W. Matthews

  44. Christopher J.-P. Oze, "Chromium Geochemistry of Serpentinites and Serpentine Soils", Stanford University, 2003; Advisors: D. K. Bird and S. Fendorf

  45. Jason Parsons, "Spectroscopic Investigations into the Binding of Lanthanides and Actinides Elements to Alfalfa Biomass", University of Texas El at Paso, 2003; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  46. Glen L. Prosise, "Crystal Structures of Tritrichomonas foetus Inosine-5'-monophosphate Dehydrogenase: Structural Basis for the Random-in Ordered-out Kinetic Mechanism", University of California, Irvine, 2003; Advisor: H. Luecke

  47. Cindy M. Quezada, "Histidine Phosphorylation in Bacterial Chemotaxis", California Institute of Technology, 2003; Advisor: M. Simon

  48. Robert A. Root, "Arsenic and Iron Speciation and Natural Attenuation in a Tidally Influenced Shallow Aquifer: Reaction and Transport Mechanisms", M.Sc. Thesis, Arizona State University, 2003; Advisor: P. A. O'Day

  49. Dominik J. Schmidt, "Advanced Thin Film-based Optoelectronic/RF Mixed-signal Systems", Stanford University, 2003; Advisor: P. Pianetta

  50. Ekaterina Y. Shishova, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Non-heme Iron Proteins and Model Complexes", Stanford University, 2003; Advisors: E. I. Solomon and K. O. Hodgson

  51. Hadley D. Sikes, "Electron Transfer through Oligophenylenevinylenes", Stanford University, 2003; Advisor: C. E. D. Chidsey

  52. Constantin I. Stefan, "Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of In Situ Techniques at the Electrode/Electrolyte Interface", Case Western Reserve University, 2003; Advisor: D. A. Scherson

  53. Yun Sun, "Indium Phosphide Negative Electron Affinity Photocathodes: Surface Cleaning and Activation", Stanford University, 2003; Advisor: P. Pianetta

  54. Daniel A. Tobin, "XAS Investigation of Zn Metalloproteins and Enzymes", University of Michigan, 2003; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  55. Bin Wang, "Biochemical and Structural Studies of HIV-1 MA Membrane Interaction and Ubiquitin Recognition", University of Utah, 2003; Advisor: W. I. Sundquist

  56. Erik C. Wasinger, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Investigations of Non-heme Iron Active Sites: Development of Iron K- and L-edge Multiplet Interaction Analyses as a Probe of Geometric and Electronic Structure", Stanford University, 2003; Advisors: E. I. Solomon and K. O. Hodgson

  57. Derek W. Yoder, "Physical Characterization of Manganese Catalase and its Halide-Bound Forms", University of Michigan, 2003; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

 

2002

 

  1. Pearl Y. Akamine, "Structural Insights into Conformational Flexibility of cAMP-dependent Protein Kinase from the Unliganded and Liganded Catalytic Subunit", University of California, San Diego, 2002; Advisors: N.-H. Xuong and S. S. Taylor

  2. Kristina Axe, "Spectroscopic Studies of Oxalate and Malanate at the Water-Mineral Interface", Umeå Universitet, 2002; Advisor: P. Persson

  3. Carmen L. Barajas, "The Effect of Desferrioxamine B on Europium(III) Interactions with Gibbsite ", The Ohio State University, 2002; Advisor: S. J. Traina

  4. Laurance G. Beauvais, IV, "Toward Functional Coordination Solids: Synthesis of Porous Cluster- and Transition Metal-cyanide Frameworks", University of California, Berkeley, 2002; Advisor: J. R. Long

  5. Pavel V. Bogdanov, "Study of High-temperature Superconductors with Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  6. Deborah L. Bond, "Chromium Reduction via Green Rusts: A Study of Characterization, Reaction Kinetics and Mechanisms", Stanford University, 2002; Advisors: S. Fendorf and P. Matson

  7. Benjamin C. Bostick, "Characterization of Ion Sorption on Metal Sulfide Minerals Using Macroscopic and Spectroscopic Approaches", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: S. Fendorf

  8. Daliang Cao, "Study of the Local Structure of Materials with Novel Properties", University of California, Santa Cruz, 2002; Advisor: F. G. Bridges

  9. Anita Changela, "Structural Studies of Type IA DNA Topoisomerases in Complex with Single-stranded DNA", Northwestern University, 2002; Advisor: A. Mondragon

  10. Fei Chen, "Structural Studies of Complexes of Ruthenium and Osmium with Fullerenes, Dinitrogen, and Dihydrogen", University of Sydney, 2002; Advisors: P. A. Lay and R. S. Armstrong

  11. Maria Clausén, "Coordination Chemistry of Aluminium(III) and Gallium(III) Carboxylate Complexes", Umeå Universitet, 2002; Advisor: P. Persson

  12. Nathaniel J. Cosper, "Metals in Medicine and Nature: Function and Form", University of Georgia, 2002; Advisor: R. A. Scott

  13. Bryan A. Enderle, "Bridging the Gaps in Catalysis: Novel Metal Complexes as Zeolite Probes and Metal Cluster Precursors", University of California, Davis, 2002; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  14. Kyle Fujdala, "Design and Synthesis of Single-source Molecular Precursors to Homogeneous Multi-component Oxide Materials", University of California, Berkeley, 2002; Advisor: D. T. Tilley

  15. Stephanie E. Gabelnick, "Metalloprotein Investigations Using Capillary Electrophoresis with X-ray Fluorescence Detection", University of Michigan, 2002; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  16. Eduardo Gomez, "The Nanoparticle Formation and Uptake of Precious Metals by Living Alfalfa Plants", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Texas at El Paso, 2002; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  17. Todd J. Green, "Structural Studies of the Nucleocapsid Protein of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus", University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2002; Advisor: M. Luo

  18. Adam F. Gross, "Chemical and Energetic Control of Phase Stability in Silica/Surfactant Composite Materials", University of California, Los Angeles, 2002; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  19. Zsuzsa A. Hamburger, "Crystallographic Studies of Invasin, a Bacterial Adhesion Molecule from Yersinia pseudotuberculosis", California Institute of Technology, 2002; Advisor: P. Bjorkman

  20. Michael A. Hanson, "Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase: Structural Determination, Molecular Adaption and Biophysical Analysis", The Scripps Research Institute, 2002; Advisor: R. C. Stevens

  21. Bing Hao, "Crystal Structure Determination of Metalloproteins: Peptide Deformylase, FixL Heme Domain, Monomethylamine Methyltransferase, and Carbon Monoxide Dehydrogenase", Ohio State University, 2002; Advisor: M. K. Chan

  22. Mark J. Henson, "Spectroscopic Investigation of the Mechanism of Dioxygen Cleavage in Coupled Binuclear and Trinuclear Copper Models of Enzyme Active Sites", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  23. Wen-Yuan Hsieh, "Synthesis and Reactivity of the High-valent Monomeric and Dimeric Manganese Complexes", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2002; Advisor: V. L. Pecoraro

  24. Hope A. Ishii, "The Chemically-specific Structure of an Amorphous Molybdenum Germanium Alloy by Anomalous X-ray Scattering", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  25. Kristopher Josephson, "Analysis of Interleukin-10 and Its Interaction with Interleukin-10 Receptor-1 by X-ray Crystallography and Protein Engineering", University of Alabama Birmingham, 2002; Advisor: M. R. Walter

  26. Pierre Kennepohl, "Spectroscopic and Theoretical Investigations of Iron Active Sites: Electronic Structure Contributions to Electron Transfer Reactivity", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: E. I Solomon

  27. Christopher S.-J. Kim, "Mercury Speciation and Sorption Processes in Mining Environments", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  28. Choel W. Kim, "Structural Studies of the Anthranilate Phosphoribosyltransferase from the Enterobacterium Pectobacterium carotovorum and the Anthranilate Synthase from Serratia marcescens", University of California, San Diego, 2002; Advisor: N.-H. Xuong

  29. Xiomara C. Kretschmer, "Metal Binding by Anabaena Flos-aquae Cells and Cell Walls", The University of Texas at El Paso, 2002; Advisor: R. Webb

  30. Nicholas A. Larsen, "Structural Studies of Protein Therapeutics for Cocaine Addiction", The Scripps Research Institute, 2002; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  31. Brian J. Lemon, "Carbon Monoxide Binding and Inhibition of Hydrogenase I from Clostridium pasterurianum Characterized by X-ray Crystallography", Utah State University, 2002; Advisor: J. W. Peters

  32. Yun Li, "Magnetic Tunneling Junctions with Ultrathin Barriers", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  33. Robert W. Lucas, "X-ray and Atomic Force Microscopy Structure Studies of the Plant Viruses Brome Mosaic Virus, Tomato Aspermy Virus and Turnip Yellow Mosaic Virus", University of California, Irvine, 2002; Advisor: A. McPherson

  34. Ian J. MacRae, "Structural and Functional Analysis of the Sulfate Activating Enzymes", University of California, Davis, 2002; Advisor: I. H. Segel

  35. Yibo Mo, "Electrochemical and In Situ Spectroscopic Studies of Materials of Relevance to Energy Storage and Electrocatalysis", Case Western Reserve University, 2002; Advisor: D. A Scherson

  36. Max H. Nanao, "Structural and Computational Studies of the Potassium Channel T1 Domain and the Ligand Binding Domain of a Glutamate Receptor", University of California, San Diego, 2002; Advisor: S. Choe

  37. Kate J. Newberry, "Zinc Ion Mediated Amino Acid Discrimination by Cysteinyl-tRNA Synthetase", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002; Advisor: J. J. Perona

  38. HaJeung Park, "Structural Studies of Two Heme Proteins and a UV-damaged DNA, and Polymerization Study of Canine Cardiac Calsequestrin", Washington State University, 2002; Advisor: C. Kang

  39. Shriram Ramanathan, "Fundamental Studies on Nano-scale Zirconia Dielectrics", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: P. C. McIntyre

  40. Keith K. Reiling, "Atomic Resolution Exploration of the Activation and Modulation of Proteases: KSHV Protease, HIV Protease and hPro-Chymase", University of California, San Francisco, 2002; Advisor: R. M. Stroud

  41. Tarmo P. Roosild, "Studies of Prokaryotic Potassium Channel Structures and Regulatory Mechanisms", University of California, San Diego, 2002; Advisor: S. Choe

  42. Robin J. Rosenfeld, "Nitric Oxide Synthase: Structural and Computational Analyses of Inhibitor Potency and Biophysical Studies of Nitrosylated NOS Intermediates", The Scripps Research Institute, 2002; Advisor: E. D. Getzoff

  43. Kent L. Rossman, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of Dbl-family Proteins", University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2002; Advisor: J. Sondek

  44. Harris J. Shapiro, "Simulations of the Hydration of Folded and Unfolded Proteins, with Comparison to Small-angle X-ray Scattering Measurements", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: S. Doniach

  45. Julia Sheals, "Molecular Characterisation of Glyphosate Complexes in Aqueous Solution and at the Solution-mineral Interface", Umeå Universitet, 2002; Advisor: P. Persson

  46. Luke D. Sherlin, "tRNA Discrimination by Glutaminyl-tRNA Synthetase", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002; Advisor: J. J Perona

  47. Matthew P. Shores, "Synthesis and Characterization of Cyanide-bridged Materials: From Cluster-expanded Prussian Blue Analogues to Single-molecule Magnets", University of California, Berkeley, 2002; Advisor: J. R. Long

  48. Pavel Strop, "Characterization of the Mechanosensitive Channel of Large Conductance", California Institute of Technology, 2002; Advisors: D. C Rees, S. L. Mayo

  49. Margaret E. Stroupe, "Making and Using Siroheme: The X-ray Crystallographic Structures of Siroheme Synthase and Sulfite Reductase", The Scripps Research Institute, 2002; Advisor: E. D. Getzoff

  50. Alexis S. Templeton, "Lead and Selenium Distributions and Speciation at Biofilm/Metal Oxide Interfaces", Stanford University, 2002; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  51. Irina A. Tsyba, "Studies of Rubredoxin Mutants Thermostability by X-ray and Neutron Diffraction", University of Southern California, 2002; Advisor: R. Bau

  52. James M. Turner, "Anitibodies and Enzymes of Therapeutic Interest", The Scripps Research Institute, 2002; Advisor: R. A. Lerner

  53. Michael L. VanZile, "Studies of the Metal and DNA Binding Properties of the Zinc(II) Metallogregulatory Protein, Synechococcus PCC 7942 SmtB", Texas A&M University, 2002; Advisor: D. P. Giedroc

  54. Mark A. Verdecia, "Structural Studies of Binding Specificity, Oligomerization and Dynamics of Proteins from Diverse Signaling Pathways", University of California, San Diego, 2002; Advisor: J. P. Noel

  55. Phillip M. Villella, "Temperature-dependent Local Atomic Structure in the Colossal Magnetoresistive Manganese Oxide Lanthanum Strontium Manganese Oxide", University of Colorado at Boulder, 2002; Advisor: D. S. Dessau

  56. Walter C. Voegtli, "X-ray Crystallographic Studies of Dinuclear Metal Cluster Containing Proteins", Northwestern University, 2002; Advisor: A. C. Rosenzweig

  57. Willy Wiyatno, "Characterization of a Polypropylene Elastomer. Chain Microstructure Heterogeneity, Morphology and Deformation Behavior", Stanford University, 2002; Advisors: G. G. Fuller and R. M. Waymouth

  58. Jason K. Yano, "A Tale of Two Thermophiles: Determination and Comparative Analysis of Two Thermophile P450 Structures", University of California, Irvine, 2002; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  59. Andrew P. Yeh, "Crystallographic Studies of Iron Proteins", California Institute of Technology, 2002; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  60. Teppei Yoshida, "Angle-Resolved Photoemission Study of the High-Tc Superconductor La2-xSrxCuO4", University of Tokyo, 2002; Advisor: A. Fujimori

  61. Chloe Zubieta, "Structural Studies of Plant O-methyltransferase Families", University of California, San Diego, 2002; Advisor: J. P. Noel

 

2001

 

  1. Andrew M. Argo, "Influence of Supports, Cluster Structure, and Cluster Composition on Hydrogenation Reactions Catalyzed by Oxide-supported Metal Clusters", University of California, Davis, 2001; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  2. N. Peter Armitage, "Doping the Copper-Oxygen Planes with Electrons: The View with Photoemission", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  3. Chelsey D. Baertsch, "Tungsten and Niobium Oxide Nanostructures as Solid Acid and Redox Catalysts", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: E. Iglesia

  4. Kent A. Baker, "Structural Studies of Paramyxovirus Fusion Proteins and the Interaction of CD4 with MHC Class II", Northwestern University, 2001; Advisor: T. Jardetzky

  5. Jeffrey S. Baldwin, "Investigating the Oxygen Activation Mechanism of Escherichia coli Ribonucleotide Reductase R2 Subunit", Pennsylvania State University, 2001; Advisor: J. M. Bollinger, Jr.

  6. Brenda W. Barnes, "The Border Basket: ICP-MS Analysis of Sixty-two Elements in the Diet in the El Paso-Juarez Border Region (Texas, Mexico)", University of Texas at El Paso, 2001; Advisor: N. Pingitore

  7. Rizlan Bencheikh-Latmani, "Uranyl-Pseudomonas fluorescens Interactions: Implications for Uranyl Mobility in the Subsurface", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: J. O. Leckie

  8. Laura R. Benedetti, "Molecular Systems at High Pressures and Temperatures: Solar System Astronomy in a Physics Laboratory", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: R. Jeanloz

  9. John D. Beynon, "Crystallization and Structural Studies of Cyanobacterial Phytochrome, TcmG and ATP Sulfurylase", University of California, Davis, 2001; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  10. Brad L. Boyce, "Understanding Impact-induced Fatigue Failure", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: R. O. Ritchie

  11. Wendy A. Breyer, "Structural Studies of the Processive Enzyme, Exonuclease I, from Escherichia coli", University of Oregon, 2001; Advisor: B. W. Matthews

  12. Jun-yong Choe, "X-ray Crystallographic Studies of the Metal Binding Sites on Recombinant Porcine Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase", Iowa State University, 2001; Advisor: R. B. Honzatko

  13. Yi-De Chuang, "Angle-resolved Photoemission Studies on High-temperature Superconducting Cuprates and Colossal Magnetoresistive Oxides", University of Colorado at Boulder, 2001; Advisor: D. S. Dessau

  14. Douglas S. Daniels, "Structural Studies of the Human DNA Repair Protein O6-Alkylguanine-DNA Alkyltransferase", The Scripps Research Institute, 2001; Advisor: J. A. Tainer

  15. Mindy Davis, "Spectroscopic and Theoretical Investigations of the Intradiol and Extradiol Dioxygenases: Methodology and Structure/Function Correlations", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  16. Wilfred P. dela Cruz, "Structural and Biochemical Analysis of Baculovirus P35, a General Substrate Inhibitor of Death Caspases", University of California, Davis, 2001; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  17. Michael J. Eddins, "Structural Studies of a Caspase/P35 Complex, and Implications in Apoptosis", University of California, Davis, 2001; Advisor: A. J. Fisher

  18. Keith V. Farrell, "The Effects of Temperature on Aggregate Local Structure in a Zinc-neutralized Carboxylate Ionomer and the Study of Polymer Hydrration of Sodium-Neutralized Carboxylate Ionomers", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Oklahoma, 2001; Advisor: B. P. Grady

  19. Donglai Feng, "Electronic Structure of the Bismuth Family of High Temperature Superconductors", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  20. Carlos A. Garcia, "Purification and Structure Determination of Cytochrome P450picK", M.Sc. Thesis, University of California Irvine, 2001; Advisor: J. Cupp-Vickery

  21. Serena DeBeer George, "Investigation of the Electronic and Geometric Structure of Copper-Containing Metalloproteins Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: Applications to CuA, Blue Copper, and Multicopper Oxidases", Stanford University, 2001; Advisors: K. O. Hodgson, and E. I. Solomon

  22. Adam D. Gromko, "The Electronic Structure of High Temperature Superconductors Revealed: The Fermi Surface and Magnetically Mediated Pairing", University of Colorado at Boulder, 2001; Advisor: D. S. Dessau

  23. Eric J. Haas, "Crystallographic Analysis of Wild-type and Mutant Rubiscos from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii", University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2001; Advisor: J. J. Stezowski

  24. Peter W. Haebel, "Structural Studies of the Disulfide Bond Isomerisation Pathway", University of Auckland, 2001; Advisors: P. Metcalf and E. N. Baker

  25. Md-Z. Hasan, "Charge Dynamics in Low Dimensional Prototype Correlated Systems: A View with High-Energy X-rays", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  26. Amy S. Hearn, "Product Inhibition in Human Manganese Superoxide Dismutase", University of Florida, 2001; Advisor: D. N. Silverman

  27. Steven R. Herron, "A Structural and Kinetic Understanding of the Enzymatic Mechanism of the Pectate Lyases", University of California, Irvine, 2001; Advisor: F. Jurnak

  28. Lawrence J. Hiller, "Superconducting Tunnel Junctions for X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy", University of California, Davis, 2001; Advisor: S. P. Cramer

  29. James M. Holton, "Elves: Accelerating Crystallography", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: T. C. Alber

  30. David J. Hosfield, "Structural Studies of Two Archetypicaln DNA Repair Enzymes and Their DNA Complexes", The Scripps Research Institute, 2001; Advisor: J. A. Tainer

  31. Kinya Hotta, "Investigation of the Role of Pre-organized Binding Pockets in Protein Catalysis", The Scripps Research Institute, 2001; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  32. Bertrand R. Huber, "Resistance to Thyroid Hormone Mutations Alter Hormone Association in and Disrupt Loop One through Increased Structural Mobility", University of California, San Francisco, 2001; Advisor: R. J. Fletterick

  33. Cristina V. Iancu, "Conformational Variability in Adenylosuccinate Synthetase as Revealed by Crystal Structures of Mouse-Muscle and Escherichia coli Enzymes", Iowa State University, 2001; Advisor: R. B. Honzatko

  34. Chad E. Immoos, "Generation and Study of Intermediates in Hemeprotein Catalysis", University of California, Irvine, 2001; Advisor: P. J. Farmer

  35. Keren Jacobs, "Solid-Solid Transformation Kinetics in Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: A. P. Alivisatos

  36. Shulamit Jaron, "Spectroscopic Studies of Peptidylglycine a-hydroxylating Monooxygenase: Toward a Mechanism of Superoxide", Oregon Graduate Institute, 2001; Advisor: N. J. Blackburn

  37. Gaurav Khanna, "Structural and Magnetic Characterization of Longitudinal Recording", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  38. Nicole Kresge, "Sex at the Molecular Level: The Crystal Structures of Abalone Fertilization Proteins", The Scripps Research Institute, 2001; Advisor: C. D. Stout

  39. Alison J. Lin, "Optimization of Non-viral Cationic Lipid DNA Carriers in Gene Delivery", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  40. Cora Lind, "Negative Thermal Expansion Materials Related to Cubic Zirconium Tungstate", Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001; Advisor: A. P. Wilkinson

  41. Yang Liu, "Molecular Mechanism of Sulfated Carbohydrate Recognition: Structural and Biochemical Studies of the Cysteine-rich Domain of Mannose Receptor", California Institute of Technology, 2001; Advisor: P. Bjorkman

  42. Julie C. Lougheed, "Structural Analysis of Melanoma Inhibitory Activity Protein", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisors: T. M. Handel and D. Wemmer

  43. Christine P. Macol, "Investigating the Homotropic and Heterotropic Mechanism of Escherichia coli Aspartate Transcarbamoylase", Boston College, 2001; Advisor: E. R. Kantrowitz

  44. Viswanath Mahadevan, "Binuclear Copper-Dioxygen Complexes: Characterization, Reactivity and Mechanistic Studies", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: T. D. P. Stack

  45. Warham L. Martin, "Protein-protein Recognition: The Neonatal Fc Receptor and Immunoglobulin", California Institute of Technology, 2001; Advisor: P. Bjorkman

  46. Michael A. A. Mathews, "Structural Studies of Flagellar Motors and Uroporphyrinogen III Synthase", University of Utah, 2001; Advisor: C. P. Hill

  47. Johanna Mazlo, "Structural Studies of an Inhibitory Antibody, Mab41.4, to Its Epitope, ATF-1", University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2001; Advisor: J. J. Stezowski

  48. Tongpil Min, "Modulation Mechanisms of Redox Reactions in Rubredoxin and Other Proteins", Washington State University, 2001; Advisor: C. Kang

  49. Kira M. S. Misura, "Structural and Biophysical Studies of Molecular Machinery Involved in Synaptic Transmission and Intracellular Membrane Fusion", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: W. I. Weis

  50. Caryn E. Outten, "Mechanistic Studies of Metalloregulatory Proteins Controlling Metal Ion Homeostasis in Escherichia coli", Northwestern University, 2001; Advisor: T. V. O'Halloran

  51. Wendy R. Panero, "Experimental Observations of Basaltic Crust in the Lower Mantle", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: R. Jeanloz

  52. Myriam Perez de la Rosa, "Structure and Reactivity of Small Rhodium Particles on Silica" MS.c. thesis, University of Texas El Paso, 2001; Advisor: R. R. Chianelli

  53. Christopher L. Reyes, "Encoding Functional Information in Protein Structure: X-ray Crystallographic Studies of FtsY and Thymidylate Synthase", University of California, San Francisco, 2001; Advisor: R. M. Stroud

  54. Christopher P. Rhodes, "Crystalline and Amorphous Phases in Polymer Electrolytes and Model Systems", The University of Oklahoma, 2001; Advisor: R. Frech

  55. Filip Ronning, "An Angle Resolved Photoemission Study of a Mott Insulator and Its Evolution to a High Temperature Superconductor", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  56. Kaye S. Savage, "Arsenic Geochemistry in Mine Environments and Associated Waters, Southern Mother Lode Gold District, California", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: D. K. Bird

  57. Chitrlada Settakorn, "Generation and use of Coherent Transition Radiation from Short Electron Bunches", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: H. Wiedmann

  58. Katharine E. Spink, "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of the Axin/Adenomatous Polyposis coli/B-Catenin Wnt Signaling Complex", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: W. I. Weis

  59. Faik Akif Tezcan, "Reactions of Heme Proteins in Solutions and Crystals", California Institute of Technology, 2001; Advisor: H. B. Gray

  60. Thomas P. Trainor, "X-ray Scattering and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Studies of the Structure and Reactivity of Aluminum Oxide Surfaces", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  61. Kirsi F. Turbedsky, "Structural Studies on the Acanthamoeba myosin-II Tail", The Johns Hopkins University, 2001; Advisor: T. D. Pollard

  62. John E. Villinski, "Reductive Dissolution of Manganese(IV) Oxides and Precipitation of Iron(III): Implications for Redox Processes in an Alluvial Aquifer Affected by Acid Mine Drainage", University of Arizona, 2001; Advisor: M. H. Conklin

  63. Hendrik Visser, "X-ray and Vibrational Spectroscopy of Manganese Complexes Relevant to the Oxygen Evolving Complex of Photosynthesis", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: K. Sauer

  64. Stephanie X. Wang, "Visualizing Enzyme-inhibitor Interactions: Affinity and Specificity", University of California, San Francisco, 2001; Advisor: R. J. Fletterick

  65. Paul J. White, "Pseudogaps and Impurity Effects in High Temperature Superconductors", Stanford University, 2001; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  66. Juanita N. Wickham, "Investigation of the Mechanism of Pressure-induced Solid-Solid Structural Transformations in Semiconductor Nanocrystals", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: A. P. Alivisatos
  67. Mark A. Wilson, "An Analysis of Conformational Heterogeneity in the Atomic Resolution Crystal Structure of Calmodulin", Yale University, 2001; Advisor: A. T. Brunger

  68. Junjun Wu, "Applications for Mesoporous Silicas: Mechanical and Optical Properties which Exploit Precise Nanometer Scale Structure", University of California, Los Angeles, 2001; Advisor: S. H. Tolbert

  69. Sara Y. Yu, "Coupling Alkane Dehydrogenation Reactions with Hydrogenation Reactions on Cation-modified H-ZSM5", University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Advisor: E. Iglesia

 

2000

 

  1. A. B. Agarwal, "Mechanical Properties and Structural Relationships of DC Magnetron Sputtered Chromium Nitride Thin Films as a Function of Deposition Geometry and Nitrogen Flow Rate", Master's Thesis, University of Michigan, 2000; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  2. Socorro Arteaga, "Applications of Creosote Bush in Phytoremediation of Cu(II) and Cr(VI) Ions", UTEP, 2000; Advisors: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey and R. Chianelli

  3. Melina M. Balbirnie, "Structural Studies of Sup35 and Copper-Zinc Superoxide Dismutase", University of California, Los Angeles, 2000; Advisor: D. Eisenberg

  4. Craig A. Behnke, "X-ray Crystallographic Analysis of Three Proteins: The Novel Structures of the Corn Hageman Factor Inhibitor, the G-protein Coupled Receptor Rhodopsin, and the Ultra-high Resolution Structure of the Carbonic Anhydrase", University of Washington, 2000; Advisor: D. C. Teller

  5. Albert E. Beuscher, "Structural Studies of Catalytic Antibody Mechanisms", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisor: R. C. Stevens

  6. Rajiv S. Bhatnagar, "Structure and Thermodynamics of Saccharomyces cerevisiae MyristoylCoA:Protein N-myristoyltransferase", Washington University, 2000; Advisor: J. I. Gordon

  7. Manish J. Butte, "Macromolecular Structures of Receptor-ligand Complexes from Developmental Neurobiology and Cancer Biology", University of California, San Francisco, 2000; Advisor: R. J. Fletterick

  8. Wendel A. Caldwell, "Crystal Structures at High Pressures and Temperatures", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisor: R. Jeanloz

  9. Bhutorn Canyuk, "Structure↔Function Analysis of a Hypoxanthine Phosphoribosyltranserase", University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2000; Advisor: A. E. Eakin

  10. Tara L. Chapman, "Biochemical Characterization of Two Cytomegalovirus MHC Class I Homologs", California Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: P. Bjorkman

  11. Chia-Chen Chen, "Characterization of Surface Hydroxyl and Fixed Charge Surface Sites for Trace Metal Sorption in Mineral Systems", University of Michigan, 2000; Advisor: K. F. Hayes

  12. Kaisheng Chen, "Protein Engineering of Azotobacter vinelandii Ferredoxin l: Reduction Potential Control and Electron-coupled Proton Transfer", University of California, Irvine, 2000; Advisor: B. K. Burgess

  13. Ming-Chu Cheng, "Studies of Heme Proteins and Nitrosylheme Proteins Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", University of Sydney, 2000; Advisors: R. S. Armstrong and P. A. Lay

  14. David M. Chudzik, "X-ray Crystallographic Studies of Two Trypanosomatid Aldolases", University of Washington, 2000; Advisor: W. Hol

  15. Christopher M. Colangelo, "Cloning, Expression, and Structural Characterization of the N-terminal 'zinc ribbon' Domain of Transcription Factor B from Various Archaea", University of Georgia, 2000; Advisor: R. A. Scott

  16. Elisa Cooper, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Nickel Speciation in Datura innoxia", Master's Thesis, San Francisco State University, 2000; Advisor: J. G. DeWitt

  17. Danette L. Daniels, "X-ray Crystallographic Structural Analysis and Biochemical Characterization of the Human CASK PDZ Domain", Yale University, 2000; Advisor: A. T. Brunger

  18. Thomas C. Diller, "Crystal Structure of a Deletion Mutant of the Type IIb Regulatory Subunit of cAMP-dependent Protein Kinase", University of California, San Diego, 2000; Advisor: S. S. Taylor

  19. Ivan J. Dmochowski, "Probing Cytochrome P450 with Sensitizer-linked Substrates", California Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: H. B. Gray

  20. Jennifer L. DuBois, "Application of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy to O2-Reactive Metalloenzymes and Inorganic Complexes", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  21. Richard L. Fahrner, "NMR and Crystal Structures of Biomacromolecules: Protegrin-1 an Anti-microbial Peptide; d(C4T4G4T4G4), an Antiparallel Motif GGC Triplex; and HMk, the Histone from Methanopyrus kandleri", University of California, Los Angeles, 2000; Advisor: D. Eisenberg

  22. James M. Freitag, "Stress Evolution in Molybdenum/Silicon Multilayer Mirrors for Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  23. Stuart L. Friedman, "The alpha-gamma Phase Transition in Cerium: New Photoemission Results from an Old Problem", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  24. Gerardo Gamez, "Characterization of the Bioreduction of Gold(III) by Alfalfa Biomass Using Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Techniques", Master's Thesis, UTEP, 2000; Advisor: J. L. Gardea-Torresdey

  25. Jesse F. Goellner, "Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalysis of Supported Site-isolated Metal Clusters", University of California, Davis, 2000; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  26. Jason R. Greenwald, "Crystallographic Analyses as a Means to Study the Structure, Stability and Function of Proteins (Immune Deficiency)", The Salk Institute, 2000; Advisor: S. Choe

  27. Drew J. Hansen, "Selenium Removal by Constructed Wetlands", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisor: N. Terry

  28. Andrew C. Hausrath, "Symmetry and Stalk Architecture in the Escherichia coli F(1) ATPase", University of Oregon, 2000; Advisor: B. W. Matthews

  29. Craig R. Horne, "Processing Structure Property Performance Investigations of Lithium Manganese-based Oxides for Li Rechargeable Batteries", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisors: E. J. Cairns and S. P. Cramer

  30. Tina Iverson, "Crystallographic Investigations of Respiratory Proteins", California Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  31. Farideh Jalilehvand, "Structure of Hydrated Ions and Cyano Complexes by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", Royal Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: M. Sandström

  32. Douglas H. Juers, "A Structural View of B-Galactosidase in Action", University of Oregon, 2000; Advisor: B. W. Matthews

  33. Clara L. Kielkopf, "Structural Basis of DNA Recognition by Synthetic Ligands", California Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: D. Rees

  34. Penelope E. Kneebone, "Arsenic Geochemistry in a Geothermally Impacted System: The Los Angeles Aqueduct", California Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: J. G. Hering

  35. Ying Li, "Structural Studies of the Mechanism of DNA Polymerization by DNA Polymerase I Enzymes (Thermus aquaticus)", Washington University, 2000; Advisor: G. Waksman

  36. P. Lindqvist-Reis, "Structure of Solvated Metal Ions: Solution and Crystal Structure of Ga3+, In3+, Sc3+, Y3+, La3+ and Ca2+ Ions with Water and Non-aqueous Oxygen Donor Solvents", Royal Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: M. Sandström

  37. Timothy E. Machonkin, "Spectroscopic and Biochemical Studies of Multicopper Oxidases Involved in Iron Metabolism", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  38. Frederick B. Mancoff, "Materials Properties of Nickel Manganese Antimide and Platinum Manganese Antimide Thin Films for Half-Metallic Spin-Transport Applications", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  39. Dennis S. Martinez-Galarce, "The Solar Transition Region: High Resolution FUV-EUV Imaging and Modeling of Unresolved Coronal Funnels as Observed with the Multi-spectral Solar Telescope Array II: MSSTA II, the Second Flight", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: A. B. C. Walker, II

  40. Sarah M. McWhirter, "Crystallographic Analysis of Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor-associated Factor 2 (TRAF2)", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisor: T. C. Alber

  41. Wendy E. Minke, "Structure-based Inhibitor Design: Cholera Toxin and Heat-labile Enterotoxin", University of Washington, 2000; Advisor: W. Hol

  42. John D. Morton, "The Bioavailability of Chelated and Soil-adsorbed Copper and the Resulting Effect on Soluble Methane Monooxygenase Activity in Methylosinus trichosporium Ob3", University of Michigan, 2000; Advisor: K. F. Hayes

  43. Pulakesh Mukherjee, "Four-Electron Reductions of Oxygen by Copper(I): Multinuclear Copper Dioxygen Intermediates", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: T. D. P. Stack

  44. Emily C. Mundorff, "Structural Analysis of Affinity Maturation in Catalytic Antibodies", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisor: R. C. Stevens

  45. Kristin Musgrave, "Bioinorganic Systems as Studied by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  46. Jan Nåslund, "Solvated Trivalent Metal Ions in Solution", Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 2000; Advisor: I. Persson

  47. Long H. Nguyen, "EXAFS Studies of Phase Transitions in High Transition Temperature Cuprate Superconductor", Master's Thesis, San Jose State University, 2000; Advisor: J. Acrivos

  48. Erica Ollmann Saphire, "Crystal Structure of an Intact Human IgG: Implications for HIV-1 Neutralization and Effector Function", The Scripps Research Institute, 2000; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  49. Hakeem M. Oluseyi, "Development of a Global Model of the Solar Atmosphere with an Emphasis on the Solar Transition Region", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: A. B. C. Walker, II

  50. Maria C. Orencia, "Structural Analysis of B-Lactam Antibiotic Resistance and Protein Evolution", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisor: R. C. Stevens

  51. Ghansham Panjabi, "Probing the Limits of Supported Metal Clusters Using Spectroscopic and Catalytic Characterization", University of California, Davis, 2000; Advisor: B. C. Gates

  52. Sudip S. Parikh, "Structural and Chemical Biology of DNA Glycosylases for Baes-Excision Repair", The Scripps Research Institute, 2000; Advisor: J. A. Tainer

  53. Katrina Peariso, "Investigation of Zinc in Biological Systems Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy. I. EXAFS Characterization of Zinc-dependent Alkyltransferase Proteins; II. Exploring the Role of Zinc in the Early Development of Danio rerio Embryos Using X-ray Fluorescence Microprobe Imaging and Micro-XANES", University of Michigan, 2000; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  54. Christopher D. Putnam, "Structural Basis for Four Paradigmatic Defenses Preventing DNA Damage in the Cell", The Scripps Research Institute, 2000; Advisor: J. A. Tainer

  55. Beth A. Rainey, "Compressive Stress in Sputter Deposited Chromium Nitride Thin Films", Master's Thesis, University of Michigan, 2000; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  56. Vidya Ramaswamy, "Evolution of Stress and Microstructure During Growth of Metal Multilayers", Stanford University, 2000; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  57. Luke M. Rice, "Structural Characterization of Yeast Vesicular Transport Proteins: X-ray Crystal Structure of Sec17p and Spectroscopic Studies of Sso1p, Sec9p, and Snc1p", Yale University, 2000; Advisor: A. T. Brunger

  58. John H. Robblee, "XANES, EXAFS and Kb Spectroscopic Studies of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex in Photosystem II", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisors: M. Klein, K. Sauer

  59. Nelle L. Slack, "Structure and Function Studies of Cationic Lipid Non-viral Gene Delivery Systems", University of California, Santa Barbara, 2000; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  60. Stephen C. Stroupe, "Crystal Structures of Sec4 Bound to GDP and to a Nonhydrolyzable GTP Analog", Yale University, 2000; Advisor: A. T. Brunger

  61. Dana A. Totir, "Spectroscopic Studies of Cathode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries", Case Western Reserve University, 2000; Advisor: D. A. Scherson

  62. Jane E. Weder, "Characterisation of Copper(II) Dimers of the Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Indomethacin", University of Sydney, 2000; Advisors: B. J. Kennedy, P. A. Lay and T. W. Hambley

  63. Jay Whitacre, "Impurity Incorporation, Deposition Kinetics, and Microstructural Evolution in Sputtered Ta Films", University of Michigan, 2000; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  64. Douglas A. Whittington, "Structural Investigations of the Hydroxylase and B Proteins from the Soluble Methane Monooxygenase of Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath)", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: S. J. Lippard

  65. Jie Xu, "The Low Temperature Synthesis, Characterization and Properties of Ferroelectrics", Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000; Advisor: A. P. Wilkinson

  66. Richard C. Yu, "The Crystal Structures of the N- and C-terminal Domains of NSF", Yale University, 2000; Advisor: A. T. Brunger

  67. Zhening Zhang, "Crystal Structural Studies of Chicken Mitochondrial Cytochrome bc1 Complex", University of California, Berkeley, 2000; Advisor: S.-H. Kim

 

1999

 

  1. Abner Bello, "Cu Structure and L-Edge Absorption in Cu/X Multilayers (X = Cr, Mo, W, Ta and Re)", University of California, Davis, 1999; Advisor: T. W. Barbee, Jr.

  2. Kathryn A. Bixby, "Structural Studies of Intracellular Domains of Potassium Channels", University of California, San Diego, 1999; Advisors: S. Choe and E. Komives

  3. Laurence Bochatay, "Metal Ion Coordination on the Manganite (g-MnOOH) and Goethite (font face="symbol">a-FeOOH) Surfaces: An X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study", Umeå University, 1999; Advisor: P. Persson

  4. Jean-Francois Boily, "The Surface Complexation of Ions at the Goethite (a-FeOOH)/Water Interface: A Multisite Complexation Approach", Umeå University, 1999; Advisor: P. Persson

  5. Eric J. Boyle-Wight, "Multi-Sorbate Spectroscopic and Equilibrium Studies of Ion Sorption at the Oxide/Water Interface", University of Maine, 1999; Advisor: L. E. Katz

  6. Craig Bryant, "Fluorescence-detected Sub-Kelvin X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism -Instrumentation and Procedures", University of California, Berkeley, 1999; Advisor: S. P. Cramer

  7. Julian C.-H. Chen, "Novel Features of Lipase Activation Revealed by Structures of Cholesterol Esterase", University of California, San Francisco, 1999; Advisor: R. M. Stroud

  8. Roehl M. Cinco, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy on the Calcium Cofactor to the Manganese Cluster in Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution", University of California, Berkeley, 1999; Advisor: K. Sauer

  9. Scott M. Crowder, "Structural Studies of RNA Recognition by the Splicing Regulator Sex-lethal", University of California, Berkeley, 1999; Advisor: T. C. Alber

  10. Pamela S. DeMarois, "Structure and Reactivity of Manganese in Photosystem II", University of Michigan, 1999; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  11. Tzanko I. Doukov, "Crystal Structure of Methyltetrahydrofolate: Corrinoid/iron-sulfur Protein Methyltransferase from Clostridium thermoaceticum at 2.2 Angstrom Resolution", University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1999; Advisors: S. W. Ragsdale and J. J. Stezowski

  12. Jeffrey P. Fitts, "Molecular-Scale Characterization of Sorption Reactions for Copper(II), Copper(II) and Glutamate, and Chromium(III) at the Aluminum Oxide-Water Interface", Stanford University, 1999; Advisors: G. E. Brown, Jr. and G. A. Parks

  13. Andrea L. Foster, "Partitioning and Transformation of Arsenic and Selenium in Natural and Laboratory Systems", Stanford University, 1999; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  14. Paul G. Foster, "The Crystal Structure of the tRNA-modifying Enzyme E. coli Pseudouridine Synthase I", University of California, San Francisco, 1999; Advisor: R. M. Stroud

  15. Ulrich K. Genick, "The Light-sensing Reaction of Photoactive Yellow Protein", The Scripps Research Institute, 1999; Advisor: E. D. Getzoff

  16. Seth Harris, "2.1 Å Crystal and Structure and Functional Analysis of the Human Papillomavirus Type 18 E2 Activation Domain", University of California, San Francisco, 1999; Advisor: M. Botchan

  17. Jeffrey G. Hershberger, "Strain and Structure of Amorphous Boron Carbide and Silicon Thin Films", University of Michigan, 1999; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  18. Shelly D. Kelly, "XAFS Study of the Pressure Induced B1 to B2 Phase Transition", University of Washington, 1999; Advisor: R. I. Ingalls

  19. Dana Borden Lacy, "A Structural Study of Botulinum Neurotoxin", University of California, Berkeley, 1999: Advisor: R. C. Stevens

  20. Christian C. Lee, "Structure-Function Studies of Hypoxanthine Phosphoribosyltransferases: A Structural Determinant for Substrate Specificity and Involvement of a Flexible Loop Catalysis", University of North Carolina, 1999; Advisor: A. E. Eakin
  21. Cristina Lugli, "Cristallochimica di Miche di-e Triottaedriche Contenenti Litio", Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 1999; Advisor: M. F. Brigatti

  22. Erik J. Nelson, "Structural Studies of Alkali Adsorption on Silicon Surfaces" Stanford University, 1999; Advisor: P. A. Pianetta

  23. John D. Ostergren, "Molecular-Scale Studies of Lead(II) Speciation in Mine Tailings and Related Model Systems: Improving Understanding of Sorption Processes in Natural Environments", Stanford University, 1999; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  24. Joseph J. Plecs, "Hydrophobic Core Packing and Backbone Flexibility in Coiled Coils", University of California, Berkeley, 1999; Advisor: T. C. Alber

  25. Anna V. Poiarkova, "X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Debye-Waller Factors", University of Washington, 1999; Advisor: J. J. Rehr

  26. Jessica B. Sakash, "Investigating the Allosteric Mechanisms of Aspartate Transcarbamoylase (Pyrimidine Biosynthesis)", Boston College, 1999; Advisor: E. R. Kantrowitz

  27. Daniel Segel, "Time-Resolved Small Angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Protein Folding", Stanford University, 1999; Advisors: S. Doniach and K. O. Hodgson

  28. Andrew K.-N. Shiau, "Structural Studies of the Human Estrogen Receptors and the Escherichia coli 90 Kilodalton Heat Shock Protein", University of California, San Francisco, 1999; Advisor: D. A. Agard

  29. Ben Spiller, "Structural Analysis of Functional Divergence in Antibodies and Enzymes", Berkeley, 1999; Advisor: R. C. Stevens

  30. Courtney M. Starks, Structural Basis for Reaction Specificity in Terpene Cyclases", University of California, San Diego, 1999; Advisor: J. P. Noel

  31. Yuriy V. Tolmachev, "New Spectroelectrochemical Techniques", Case Western Reserve University, 1999; Advisor: D. A. Scherson

  32. Ying Wang, "Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Catalytically Functional Galactose Oxidase Model Complexes", Stanford University, 1999; Advisor: T. D. P. Stack

  33. Sheri K. Wilcox, "Understanding and Directing Heme Substrate Specificity in Cytochrome c Peroxidase", The Scripps Research Institute, 1999; Advisor: D. B. Goodin

  34. Eileen Y-I. Yu, "Structural Characterizations of the Manganese Cluster in the Oxygen Evolving Complex of Photosystem II Using X-ray Absorption and X-ray Standing Wave Measurements", University of Michigan, 1999; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  35. Zhibo Zhao, "Evolution of Microstructure and Residual Stress in Sputtered Cr and CrxNy Thin Films", University of Michigan, 1999; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  36. Yong-Liang Zhu, "Eliminating Potentially Toxic Heavy Metals from the Environment: Molecular Applications of Phytoremediation", University of California at Berkeley, 1999; Advisor: N. Terry

 

1998

 

  1. Alexander M. Aronov, "Structure-based Design of Sub-micromolar, Biologically Active Inhibitors of Trypanosomatid Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate Dehydrogenase", University of Washington, 1998; Advisor: M. H. Gelb

  2. David G. Barton, "Structure and Function of Strong Solid Acid Catalysts Based on Tungsten Oxides Supported in Zirconia", University of California, Berkeley, 1998; Advisor: E. Iglesia

  3. Bruce D. Begg, "Rare-Earth and Actinide Incorporation in Zirconolite (CaZrTi2O7) and Perovskite (CaTiO3)," The University of New South Wales, 1998; Advisors: R. F. Howe and E. R. Vance

  4. Joseph A. Biscardi, "Structure and Function of Metal Cations in Light Alkane Reactions Catalyzed by Modified H-ZSM5",University of California, Berkeley, 1998; Advisor: E. Iglesia

  5. Christopher A. Bonagura, "Structure-Function Studies on the Redox-Active Tryptophan in Cytochrome c Peroxidase from Saccharomyces cerevisiae", University of California, Irvine, 1998; Advisor: T. L. Poulos

  6. Richard W. Borry, III, "Nonoxidative Methane Conversion on Molybdenum/H-ZSM5 Catalysts for use in a Hydrogen-transport Membrane Reactor", University of California, Berkeley, 1998; Advisor: E. Iglesia

  7. David Bushnell, "RNA Polymerase II Transcription Factor Complexes", Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: R. Kornberg

  8. Kelly A. Daly, "Determination of Electronic Structure and Dynamics for Transition Metal Systems Using X-ray Spectroscopy", University of Michigan, 1998; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  9. Kevin P. Fahey, "Structural and Mechanical Properties of Electrode Materials for Thin Film Oxide Perovskite Device Applications", Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  10. William B. Genetti, "Electrically Conducting Polymer-Matrix Composites: A Morphological and Structural Perspective", University of Oklahoma, 1998; Advisor: B. P. Grady

  11. Valerie L. Grum, "The Three-dimensional Structure of Two Repeating Units from Chicken Brain Alpha Spectrin", Northwestern University, 1998; Advisor: A. Mondragon

  12. Jake D. Haase, "Microbeam Diffraction Mapping of Microtexture in Al-LI 2090 T8E41", Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998; Advisor: S. R. Stock

  13. Carolyn M. Huff, "Contribution of Conserved Leucines to the Structural Specificity of the Leucine Zipper", M.Sc. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1998; Advisor: T. Alber

  14. Jonathan Hunter Dunn, "Very Thin Magnets: X-rays, Lasers and Spectroscopy", Uppsala University, 1998; Advisor: D. Arvanitis

  15. Robert M. Jones, "Ground and Excited State Spectroscopic Studies of High Valent Metal-Oxo Catalytic Intermediates: Structural and mechanistic Implications", The University of New Mexico, 1998; Advisor: M. L. Kirk

  16. Michael C. Kautzky, "Growth, Structure, and Properties of PtMnSb-based Epitaxial Thin Films and Multilayers", Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  17. Robert J. Keenan, "Crystal Structure of the Signal Sequence Binding Subunit of the Signal Recognition Particle", University of California, San Francisco, 1998; Advisor: R. M. Stroud

  18. J. E. Knapp, "The 3.0 Å Resolution Structures of Two Crystal Forms of the Catalytic Domain from the Escherichia coli Dihydrolipoamide Succinyltransferase and the 2.3 Å Resolution Structure of a R-state Form of Hb D from Chicken", University of Texas, Austin, 1998; Advisor: M. L. Hackert


  19. Kelly E. Loeb, "Spectroscopic Definition of the Non-heme Ferrous Active Sites in Bleomycin and Phenylalanine Hydroxylase: Relevance to Oxygen Activation", Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  20. Anne Y. Matsuura, "Study of Mott-Hubbard Metal-Insulator Transitions Using Synchrotron Radiation Techniques," Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  21. I-F. T. Mau, "X-ray Crystallographic Analysis of the Pro Region-Assisted Folding of a-Lytic Protease and Expression of the Ligand Binding Domain of the Human LDL Receptor", University of California, San Francisco, 1998; Advisor: D. A. Agard

  22. Shivani Nautiyal, "Design and Characterization of a Heterotrimeric Coiled Coil", University of California, Berkeley, 1998; Advisor: T. Alber

  23. Kenneth K. Ng, "Structural Studies of Carboyhydrate and Calcium Binding to C-type Animal Lectins", Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: W. I. Weis

  24. Nancy L. Ogihara, "Crystal Structures of Wild Type and an ALS Mutant Analog of Yeast Copper Zinc Superoxide Dismutase and of Two Novel Designed Coiled Coil Proteins", University of California, Los Angeles, 1998; Advisor: D. Eisenberg

  25. John B. Reitz, "Propylene Oxidation on Copper Oxide Surfaces: Electronic and Geometric Contributions to Reactivity and Selectivity", Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  26. Kendra S. Rose, "Investigation of the Electronic Structure of Bioinorganic Systems Using Ligand K-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: Applications to CuA, Metal Tetrathiolates and Iron-Sulfur Clusters", Stanford University, 1998; Advisors: K. O. Hodgson and E. I. Solomon

  27. Christopher A. Scott, "Expression, Crystallization and Crystal Structures of MHC Class II I-A(d) in Complex with Single Peptides", The Scripps Research Institute, 1998; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  28. Uma M. Sundaram, "Spectroscopic Investigation of Oxygen Intermediates and Ligand Bound Forms of Multicopper Oxidases", Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  29. Hillary A. Thompson, "Dynamic Ion Partitioning Among Dissolved, Adsorbed, and Precipitated Phases in Aging Cobalt (II)/Kaolinite/Water Systems," Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  30. Fuming M. Wang, "XAFS Studies of Solid-Solid Phase Transformations at High Pressures," University of Washington, 1998; Advisor: R. I. Ingalls

  31. Mavrik Zavarin, "Sorptive Properties of Synthetic and Soil Carbonates for Selenium, Nickel, and Manganese", University of California, Berkeley, 1998; Advisor: H. E Doner

  32. Hua H. Zhang, "Multiple-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Multinuclear Iron and Copper Molecular Complexes and Protein Systems", Stanford University, 1998; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

 

1997

 

  1. Amy C. Anderson, "A Crystallographic Study of RNA Motifs", Harvard University, 1997; Advisor: C. A. Frederick

  2. Bradley E. Bernstein, "Crystallographic Investigations of Phosphoglycerate Kinase from the Causative Agent of Sleeping Sickness", University of Washington, 1997; Advisor: W. G. J. Hol

  3. David Bocek, "Generation and Characterization of Superradiant Undulator Radiation", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: H. Wiedemann

  4. Sing-Foong Cheah, "Sorption of Aqueous Copper(II) and 2,2'-Bipyridine on Amorphous Silica and Alumina: A Solution and Spectroscopic Study", Stanford University, 1997; Advisors: G. E. Brown, Jr., and G. A. Parks

  5. Pamela J. Focia, "Crystallographic Analysis of Parasite HGPRTases", University of California, San Francisco, 1997; Advisor: R. J. Fletterick

  6. Christopher J. Glover, "Implantation-induced Amorphisation of Compound Semiconductors", Australian National University, 1997; Advisor: M. C. Ridgway

  7. Kenneth E. Goodwill, "Crystal Structure of Tyrosine Hydroxylase", University of California, Berkeley, 1997; Advisor: R. C. Stevens

  8. Amy B. Herhold, "Pressure-induced Structural Phase Transitions in Semiconductor Nanocrystals", University of California, Berkeley, 1997; Advisor: A. P. Alivisatos

  9. Brian Holloway, "The Relationship between the Mechanical Properties and the Chemical Structure of Carbon Nitride Thin Films", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: P. Pianetta

  10. Yining Hu, "Applications of Synchrotron Radiation and Atomic Force Microscopy to the Study of Transition Metal Oxide and Metal Hydride Electrodes", Case Western Reserve University, 1997; Advisor: D. A. Scherson

  11. Hui Huang, "Structural Characterization of Organocopper Reagents", University of Michigan, 1997; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  12. Lan Huang, "The Structural Basis of Ras Signaling: Three-dimensional Structures of the Ras-interacting Domain of RalGDS, Its Complex with Active Human Ras, and the RalB-GDP Protein", University of California, Berkeley, 1997; Advisor: S.-H. Kim

  13. Li-Wei Hung, "The Three-dimensional Structures of Five Analogs of Monellin, a Potently Sweet Protein, D-Monellin, and Racemic DL-monellin, and a Homolog of Eukaryotic Translation Initation Factor 5A from Methanococcus jannaschii", University of California, Berkeley, 1997; Advisor: S.-H. Kim

  14. Abby Kavner, "Experimental Investigations of Melting at Ultra-high Pressures and Temperatures", University of California, Berkeley, 1997; Advisor: R. Jeanloz

  15. Louis B. LaCroix, "Spectroscopic and Theoretical Studies of Perturbed Blue Copper Proteins", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  16. Otis Littlefield, "Crystal Structures of the Kluyveromyces lactis Heat Shock Transcription Factor DNA-binding Domain Complexed with DNA", University of California at Berkeley, 1997; Advisor: H. Nelson

  17. Ping Liu, "Reaction of Water with UHV-Cleaved MgO and CaO(100) Surfaces: Microscopic, Spectroscopic and X-ray Standing Wave Studies", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  18. Timothy McPhillips, "X-Ray Crystallographic Studies of the R65Q Mutant of Yeast Phosphoglycerate Kinase", California Institute of Technology, 1997; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  19. Anneli Munkholm, "Determination of Interfacial Roughness using X-Ray Scattering", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: A.I. Bienenstock

  20. Laraba J. Parfitt, "The Nature of Stress in Nanoscale Refractory Metal Sputtered Films, University of Michigan, 1997; Advisors: J. C. Bilello and S. M. Yalisove

  21. Lori A. Polette, "X-ray Spectroscopic Studies of Heavy Metal Up Take by Larrea tridentata (Creosote Bush)", MS.c. thesis, The University of Texas at El Paso, 1997; Advisor: J. Gardea-Torresdey

  22. Sean T. Prigge, "The Structure of Peptidylglycine a-hydroxylating Monooxygenase Determined by Multiple Wavelength Anomalous Dispersion at the CuK Edge", The Johns Hopkins University, 1997; Advisor: L. M. Amzel

  23. A. Ranciaro, "Structural Determination of K-feldspars by X-Ray Diffractometry and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", Università di Camerino, 1997; Advisor: A. Marcelli

  24. Anne M. Rich, "Determination of Fe-Ligand Bond Lengths and Angles in Heme Proteins using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", University of Sydney, 1997; Advisor: P. Lay

  25. Matthias C. Schabel, "Angle-resolved Photoemission Investigations of the Electronic Structure, Fermi Surface and Superconducting Gap of Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  26. Jamie Schlessman, "Crystal Structure of Azotobacter vinelandii Nitrogenase Iron Protein at 2.2 Å", California Institute of Technology, 1997; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  27. G. J. Snyder, "Magnetism and Electron Transport in Magnetoresistive Lanthanum Calcium Manganite", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: T. E. Geballe

  28. Cheryl M. Stanfel, "X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Iron Substituted Zeolites - Characterization and Quantification of Incorporated Iron Species", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  29. Michael H. B. Stowell, "Ekmageion", California Institute of Technology, 1997; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  30. Norikatsu Takaura, "Synchrotron Radiation Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Microcontamination Analysis on Wafer Surfaces", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: P. A. Pianetta

  31. Jeffrey Terry, "Photoelectron Diffraction Studies of Alkyl Overlayers on Silicon Surfaces", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: P. Pianetta

  32. Felix F. Vajdos, "The Structural Basis for Molecular Recognition of the Capsid Protein of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 by Human Cyclophilin A", University of Utah, 1997; Advisor: C. P. Hill

  33. Focco van den Akker, "X-ray Crystallographic Studies of Heat-Labile Enterotoxins from Escherichia coli", University of Washington, 1997; Advisor: E. A. Merritt

  34. Chuei-Tang Wang, "Structure and Magnetic Properties of Epitaxial Terbium-iron Thin Films", Stanford University, 1997; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  35. Heidi Warriner, "Structure and Interactions in Model Biological Membranes Containing Polymer-Lipids: Lamellar Fluid and Lamellar Biogel Phases", University of California, Santa Barbara, 1997; Advisor: C. R. Safinya

  36. Cheng Yang, "Crystal Structure of Human Mitochondrial Single-stranded DNA Binding Protein, and Crystal Structures of Cyanide Glycera Dibranchiata Hemologlobin 3 and 4", Washington State University, 1997; Advisor: C. Kang

  37. Fan Yang, "The Molecular Structure of Green Fluorescent Protein", Rice University, 1997; Advisor: G. N. Phillips, Jr.

 

1996

 

  1. John R. Bargar, "Structures and Compositions of Lead(II) Sorption Products and Surface Sites on Aluminum and Iron Oxides", Stanford University, 1996; Advisors: G. E. Brown, Jr. and G. A. Parks

  2. James Berger, "Structural Determination of a 92 kDa Fragment of Yeast Topoisomerase II by X-ray Crystallography at 2.7 Å Resolution", Harvard University, 1996; Advisors: S. C. Harrison and J. Wang

  3. Corwin H. Booth, "Local Structure, Distortions and Disorder in Advanced Perovskite Materials", University of California, Santa Cruz, 1996; Advisor: F. Bridges

  4. Douglas S. Burdette, "Thermoanaerobacter ethanolicus 39E Secondary-alcohol Dehydrogenase: Molecular Basis for Stability and Catalysis", Michigan State University, 1996; Advisor: J. G. Zeikus

  5. Mary A. Canady, "X-ray Crystallographic Analysis of Turnip Yellow Mosaic Virus", University of California, Riverside, 1996; Advisor: A. McPherson

  6. Lingling Chen, "Studies of Protein Structure in Solution and Protein Folding Using Synchrotron Small-Angle X-ray Scattering", Stanford University, 1996; Advisors: K. O. Hodgson and S. Doniach

  7. Sangamithra Chintapalli, "Structural Characterization of Polymer-salt Complexes and the Role of Plasticizers in Ionic Transport", University of Oklahoma, 1996; Advisor: R. Frech

  8. Brian R. Crane, "Probing the Evolution and Catalytic Mechanism of the Metalloenzyme Sulfite Reductase Hemoprotein by X-ray Crystallography", The Scripps Research Institute, 1996; Advisor: E. D. Getzoff

  9. Michael W. Day, "X-ray Crystallographic Studies on Electron Transfer Proteins: Rubredoxin from Pyrococcus furiosus, Nitrogenase Molybdenum-iron from Azotobacter vinelandii and Ru(2,2'-BPPY)(2)(IMD)HIS83 Azurin from Pseudomonas aeruginosa", California Institute of Technology, 1996; Advisor: J. E. Bercaw

  10. Paul J. Ellis, "Structural Studies of Metalloproteins Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and X-ray Diffraction", University of Sydney, 1996; Advisor: H. C. Freeman

  11. Melissa M. Grush, "X-Ray Spectroscopy of Manganese Clusters", University of California, Davis, 1996; Advisor: S. P. Cramer

  12. Welcome R. A. Huff, "Development of a High-resolution Soft X-ray (30-1500 eV) Beamline at the Advanced Light Source and Its use for the Study of Angle-resolved Photoemission Extended Fine Structure", University of California, Berkeley, 1996; Advisors: D. A. Shirley and A. P. Alivisatos

  13. Charles C. Kankelborg, "Multispectral Observations of Coronal X-ray Bright Points", Stanford University, 1996; Advisor: A. B. C. Walker, II

  14. Oleh P. Karpenko, "Evolution of Surface Roughness and Texture during Low Temperature Film Deposition", University of Michigan, 1996; Advisor: S. M. Yalisove

  15. David M. King, "Shining Light on the Electronic Structure of the High Tc Superconductors", Stanford University, 1996; Advisor: Z.-X. Shen

  16. F. Jon Kull, "Crystal Structure of the Human Kinesin Motor Domain", University of California, San Francisco, 1996; Advisor: R. J. Fletterick

  17. Hung-chi Lihn, "Stimulated Coherent Transition Radiation", Stanford University, 1996; Advisor: H. Wiedemann

  18. Matthew R. Linford, "Chemical Functionalization of Hydrogen-Terminated Silicon Surfaces: The First Self-Assembled Monolayers on Silicon", Stanford University, 1996; Advisor: C. Chidsey

  19. Sandra G. Malhotra, "Depth Profiling of Strain in Thin Films and Multilayers", University of Michigan, 1996; Advisors: J. C. Bilello and S.M. Yalisove

  20. Daniel S. Marshall, "Doping Study of High Temperature Superconductors Using Angle-Resolved Photo-Electron Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 1996; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  21. Glen A. McConnell, "Structure and Interactions in Concentrated Diblock Copolymer Solutions", Stanford University, 1996; Advisor: A. P. Gast

  22. Kent H. Nakagawa, "X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of the Copper Centers in Particulate Methane Monooxygenase, Hemocyanin, and the Regulatory Protein CuP2 from Yeast", Stanford University, 1996; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  23. Jeffrey H.-P. Nguyen, "Pressure-induced Sublattice Amorphization and Materials Synthesis Under High Pressures and Temperatures", University of California Berkeley, 1996; Advisor: R. Jeanloz

  24. Richard M. Osgood III, "Hysteresis Loops in Anisotropic Thin Films", Stanford University, 1996; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  25. Ronald R. Patterson, "Reduction-Oxidation Reactions of Chromate and Amorphous Iron Sulfide at the Solid-Water Interface", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Idaho, 1996; Advisor: S. E. Fendorf

  26. Maria L. Peterson, "Chromium(XI) Reduction by Magnetite: Spectroscopic Evidence of Sorption Precipitation, and Heterogeneous Oxidation -Reduction Reactions", Stanford University, 1996; Advisors: G.E. Brown, Jr. and G. A. Parks

  27. David P. Piotrowski, "Synchrotron Polychromatic X-Ray Diffraction Tomography of Large-Grained Polycrystalline Materials", Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996; Advisor: S. Stock

  28. Stephen D. Rader, "Protein Folding and Enzyme Function: X-ray Crystallographic Studies of a-lytic Protease", University of California, San Francisco, 1996; Advisor: D. A. Agard

  29. Brian M. Schick, "X-ray Diffraction Studies of EF-Tu:Ts", University of California, Riverside, 1996; Advisor: F. Jurnak

  30. Sangita Seshadri, "Compact Denatured States of Proteins: in Vivo and in Vitro", University of California, Santa Cruz, 1996; Advisor: A. L. Fink

  31. Dashuang Shi, "Structural Research on Metalloproteins and Related Compounds", University of Sydney, 1996; Advisor: H. C. Freeman

  32. Timothy L. Stemmler, "Kinetic and Spectroscopic Characterization of the Native and Inhibitor Bound Forms of the Lactobacillus plantarum Mn Catalase and Released Proteins", University of Michigan, 1996; Advisor: J. E Penner-Hahn

  33. David L. Tierney, "XAS Characterization of Bacterial Superoxide Dismutase and NMR Characterization of Substrate Binding in Phthalate Dioxygenase", University of Michigan, 1996; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  34. Steven N. Towle "Adsorption and Coprecipitation of Aqueous Cobalt(II) on Aluminum Oxide and Titanium Dioxide", Stanford University, 1996; Advisors: G. E. Brown, Jr. and G. A. Parks

  35. Xin Wang, "High Resolution X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy - A New Technique for Site- and Spin- Selectivity", University of California, Davis, 1996; Advisor: S. P. Cramer

  36. Tami E. Westre, "X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Mononuclear Non-Heme Iron Enzymes", Stanford University, 1996; Advisors: K.O. Hodgson and E. I. Solomon

  37. Lan Zhou, "Structural Studies of Non-enveloped Spherical ssRNA Viruses", University of Alabama, 1996; Advisor: M. Luo

 

1995

 

  1. Joy C. Andrews, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and EPR Studies of Oriented Spinach Thylakoid Preparations", University of California, Berkeley, 1995; Advisor: K. Sauer

  2. Heather Bufford, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Binuclear Non-Heme Iron Complexes and Their Dioxygen Adducts", M.Sc. Thesis, Stanford University, 1995; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  3. Jason Christiansen, "Applications of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Low Temperature XMCD to Metalloproteins", University of California, Davis, 1995; Advisor: S. P. Cramer

  4. Brian J. Daniels, "The Effect of Structure on the Mechanical and Magnetotransport Properties of Metal Thin Films and Superlattices", Stanford University, 1995; Advisor: B. M Clemens

  5. Craig E. DeForest, "High-resolution Multi-spectral Observations of Solar Coronal Open Structures: Polar and Equatorial Plumes and Rays", Stanford University, 1995; Advisor: A. B. C. Walker, II

  6. Abbas Guvenilir, "Investigation into Asperity Induced Closure in an Aluminum-Lithium Alloy Using X-ray Tomography (Crack Closure)", Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995; Advisor: S. R Stock

  7. Lisa J. Harris, "X-ray Crystallographic Analysis of Intact IgG Monoclonal Antibodies", University of California, Riverside, 1995; Advisor: A. McPherson

  8. Todd C. Hufnagel, "Structural and Magnetic Anisotropy in Amorphous Terbium-Iron Thin Films", Stanford University, 1995; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  9. Pamela Kung, "Generation and Characterization of Sub-picosecond Electron Bunches", Stanford University, 1995; Advisor: H. Wiedemann

  10. Matthew J. Latimer, "The Role of Calcium in the Oxygen Evolving Center of Photosystem II", University of California, Berkeley, 1995; Advisor: K. Sauer

  11. Eric K. Lin, "Tethered Chains in Diblock Copolymer Structures", Stanford University, 1995; Advisor; A. P. Gast

  12. Hongbin I. Liu, "Fe K-edge and Mo K-edge X ray Absorption Studies of Metalloprotein Structures Related to Nitrogenase and Heme Iron Systems", Stanford University, 1995; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  13. Wayne W. Lukens, Jr., "Trivalent Metallocene Chemistry of Some Uranium, Titanium, and Zirconium Complexes", University of California, Berkeley, 1995; Advisor: Andersen, R. A.

  14. Satish Myneni, "Oxyanion-Mineral Surface Interactions in Alkaline Environments: Arsenate and Chromate Sorption and Desorption in Ettringite", Ohio State University, 1995; Advisor: S. J. Traina

  15. Sonbihn T. Nguyen, "The Designs, Syntheses, and Applications of Well-defined, Single Component Group VIII Olefin Metathesis Catalysts", California Institute of Technology, Advisor - N. S. Lewis

  16. S. Raghavan, "Strong Solid Acid Catalysts for Alkane Isomerization" M.Sc. Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1995; Advisor: G. Larsen

  17. Susan M. Redford, "Crystallographic and Biochemical Studies of Human and Bovine Superoxide Dismutases: an Investigation of Structure, Stability, and Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis", The Scripps Research Institute, 1995; Advisor: J. A Tainer

  18. Pamela J. Riggs-Gelasco, "Structural Characterization of the Manganese Cluster of the Oxygen Evolving Complex of Photosystem II Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", University of Michigan, 1995; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  19. Amit Sharma, "Structural Studies of Viral and Eukatyotic Type I DNA Topoisomerases", Northwestern University, 1995; Advisor: A. Mondragón

  20. Ying Su, "The Crystal Structure of a Deletion Mutant of the Regulatory Subunit of cAPK and Two Crystal Structures of Dihydropteridin Reductase", University of California, San Diego, 1995; Advisor: K. I. Varughese

  21. Sarah H. Tolbert, "High Pressure Studies on Nanometer Size Clusters: Structural, Optical, and Cooperative Properties", University of California, Berkeley, 1995; Advisor: A. P. Alivisatos

  22. Marc A. Vill, "Multiscalar Micro-Multilayers, a New Approach for Producing Deposits with Concurrent Strength and Toughness", University of Michigan, 1995; Advisor: J. C. Bilello

  23. Honghong Wang, "Threshold Phenomena in Atomic Inner Shells", University of Oregon, 1995; Advisor: B. Crasemann

  24. Joseph E. Wedekind, "Structural Studies of Galactose-1-Phosphate Uridylyltransferase from Escherichia coli and Enolase from Saccaromyces cerevisiae", University of Wisconsin, 1995; Advisor: I. Rayment

  25. Stephanie A. Yoshikawa, "The Study of Boron and Tellurium on Silicon", Stanford University, 1995; Advisor: P. A. Pianetta

  26. Edem M. Zielinski, "The Influence of Strain Energy on Abnormal Grain Growth in Copper Thin Films", Stanford University, 1995; Advisor: J. C. Bravman

 

1994

 

  1. Nenad M. Ban, "Crystal Structures of an Anti-Idiotypic Fab and of the Idiotype-Anti-Idiotype Complex", University of California, Riverside, 1994; Advisor: A. McPherson

  2. Alfred Q. R. Baron, "Resonant Nuclear Scattering of Synchrotron Radiation: Detector Development and Specular Scattering from a Thin Layer of 57Fe", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: G. S. Brown

  3. Nino Campobasso, "Structure Determination and Refinement at 2.2 Å of Nitrogenase MoFe-Protein from Clostridium pasteurianum", Purdue University, 1994; Advisor: J. T. Bolin

  4. David Eliezer, "Protein Folding and Protein Metallocluster Studies Using Synchrotron Small Angle X-Ray Scattering", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: S. Doniach

  5. Yeunjong Gea, "Model Compound Synthesis and Physical Studies on Enzymes from Molybdenum-containing Mesophilic and Tungsten-containing Hyperthermophilic Organisms", State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1994; Advisor: Charles S. Springer

  6. Susan E. Gibson, "o-Nitroaniline and p-Nitroaniline at High Pressures", University of California, Los Angeles, 1994; Advisor: Malcolm Nicol

  7. Richard J. Goddard, "Specific Interactions in Polyurethane Cationomers", University of Wisconsin, 1994; Advisor: S. Lance Cooper

  8. Brian P. Grady, "Orientation and Relaxation Behavior in Ionomers", University of Wisconsin, 1994; Advisor: S. Lance Cooper

  9. Albert M. Green, "Attempts to Control the Overlayer/Gallium Arsenide Interface by Ideal Antimony Termination", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  10. Jeffrey A. Guckert, "Electronic Structure Contributions of the Blue Copper Active Site to Reduction Potentials, Geometry, and Electron Transfer Pathways", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  11. Alberto Herrera-Gomez, "X-Ray Standing Wave Study of the Bi/GaAs and Bi/GaP Interfaces", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  12. Eric R. Johnson, "Physical Studies of Conformational Changes in Aspartate Transcarbamylae (ATCase),", University of California, Berkeley, 1994; Advisor: H. K. Schachman

  13. Changyoung Kim, "Photoelectron Microscopy and Development of an Imaging Band Pass Analyzer for a Magnetic Photoelectron Microscope", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: P. A. Pianetta

  14. Guoguang Li, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Local Structure Studies of Some High Tc Superconductors", University of California, Santa Cruz, 1994; Advisor: F. Bridges

  15. Wenchuan Liang, "Structural and Oxidation State Studies of the Manganese Cluster in the Oxygen Evolving Complex of Photosystem II", University of California, Berkeley, 1994; Advisor: K. Sauer

  16. Christopher D. Lima, "The Three-dimensional Structure of the 67 kDa Amino-Terminal Fragment of E. coli DNA Topoisomerase I", Northwestern University, 1994; Advisor: A. Mondragon

  17. C. Mel Lytle, "Heavy Metal Accumulation in Great Basin Submersed Aquatic Macrophytes", Brigham Young University, 1994; Advisor: B. N. Smith

  18. Jennifer A. May, "Photoemission Studies of Carbon Dioxide on Zinc(II) and Copper(I) Surfaces", M.Sc. Thesis, Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  19. Muhammad Najih, "XAFS Spectroscopy of Selected Chromium Compounds and Chromium in Coals and Ashes", University of Kentucky, 1994; Advisor: G. P. Huffman

  20. Heinz W. Pley, "Three-dimensional Structures of a Hammerhead Ribozyme and a GAAA Tetraloop-RNA Helix Interaction", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: D. B. McKay

  21. Emma M. Proudfoot, "The Analysis of the EXAFS of Manganese Complexes", M.Sc. Thesis, University of Sydney, 1994; Advisor: H. C. Freeman

  22. Noa M. Rensing, "The Effect of Structure on the Magnetoresistance of Iron/Chromium Multilayers", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  23. Amy C. Rosenzweig, "Structural Studies of the Hydroxylase Protein of Methane Monooxygenase from Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath)", MIT, 1994; Advisor: S. J. Lippard

  24. Susan E. Shadle, "Ligand K-Edge X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of the Electronic Structure of Inorganic Model Complexes and Metalloprotein Active Sites", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  25. Hillary A. Thompson, "Structure and Composition of Uranium(VI) Sorption Complexes at the Kaolinite-Water Interface", M.Sc. Thesis, Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: G. A. Parks

  26. Kenneth S. Toth, "Structural Studies of Theilers Murine Encephalomyelitis Viruses", University of Alabama, 1994; Advisor: M. Luo

  27. Mats J. Valli, "On the Sorption of Some Soft Ligands on Sulphide Mineral Surfaces", Swedish Agricultural University, 1994; Advisor: I. Persson

  28. Richard P. Vinci, "Thermal Strains and Stresses in Copper Thin Films and Microelectronic Interconnect Structures", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: J. C. Bravman

  29. Frank G. Whitby, "Structure of Tropomyosin at 7 Å Resolution", Rice University, 1994; Advisor: G. N. Phillips

  30. Jay E. Whitmore, "EXAFS Experiments at High Pressure with Small Samples", University of Washington, 1994; Advisor: R. L. Ingalls

  31. Gerard C. L. Wong, "Surfaces, Interfaces, and Heterostructures of CaF2/Si(111)", University of California, Berkeley, 1994; Advisor: D. S. Chemla

  32. Jin Wu, "A Photoemission Study of the Diamond and the Single Crystal C60", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: I. Lindau

  33. Xiaoyu Yang, "Photoemission Study of the Epitaxial Growth of Ge on Si(100) Using Surfactants", Stanford University, 1994; Advisor: P. A. Pianetta

  34. Jie Yuan, "EXAFS Study of ReHEDP Anticancer Agents, Scattering Study of Nickel(acac) and Cobalt(acac), and Molecular Modeling of Metallothionein and Zinc Finger Proteins", University of Cincinnati, 1994; Advisor: R. C. Elder

 

1993

 

  1. Ralf Åkesson, "Transition Metal Ion Solvation", Royal Institute of Technology, 1993; Advisor: M. Sandström

  2. Patrick G. Allen, "New Experimental Methods for Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy (Platinum Catalyst)", University of Michigan, 1993; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  3. Jairo H. Arevalo, "Structural Basis of Antibody-Cross-Reactivity: Crystallographic Study of an Anti-progesterone Fab and Five Steroid-Fab Complexes", The Scripps Research Institute, 1993; Advisor: I. A. Wilson

  4. James A. Bain, "Structural Characterization of Thin Metallic Films and Multilayers Using X-ray Diffraction", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  5. Paul R. Besser, "X-ray Determination of Thermal Strains and Stresses in Thin Aluminum Films and Lines", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: J. C. Bravman

  6. Johan Blixt, "Some Aspects of Thallium(III) Halide and Pseudohalide Coordination in Solution", Royal Institute of Technology, 1993; Advisor: M. Sandström

  7. Yolande R. M. Bonin, "X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Study of Magnetic Systems", Simon Fraser University, 1993; Advisor: E. Daryl Crozier

  8. Robert M. Bornick, "Structure, Bonding, and Europium Valence in EuCo2-xN1-xP2 and EuCu1.75P2", University of California, Berkeley, 1993; Advisor: A. M. Stacy

  9. Dennis E. Brown, "Nuclear Dynamical Diffraction Using Synchrotron Radiation", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: G. S. Brown

  10. Mark Butts, "Nondestructive Examination of Nicalon Fiber Composite Preforms Using X-ray Tomographic Microscopy", Georgia Institute of Technology, 1993; Advisor: S. R. Stock

  11. M. Chaudhry, "Thermodynamic and Structural Studies of Some Divalent Ions in Solvents with Different Electron-Pair Donor Solvents", Swedish University of Agricultural Science, 1993; Advisor: I. Persson

  12. Kimber C. Clark, "Structural Characterization of Zn Sites in Metalloproteins Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", University of Michigan, 1993; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  13. Jonathan D. Denlinger, "Structural Studies of the Initial Stages of Fluoride Epitaxy on Si and Ge(111)", University of California, Berkeley, 1993; Advisor: M. A. Olmstead

  14. Marcia H. Grabow, "Metallic Glass Structure and Structural Relaxation: Molecular Dynamics Computer Simulations and X-ray Anomalous Scattering Measurements", Stanford University, 1993; Advisors: H. C. Anderson and A. I. Bienenstock

  15. Lynn E. Katz, "Surface Complexation Modeling of Cobalt Ion Sorption at the a-Al2O3/Water Interface: Monomer, Polymer, and Precipitation Reactions", University of Michigan, 1993; Advisor: K. F. Hayes

  16. Sunghyun Kim, "Applications of Synchrotron Radiation and Optical Spectroscopic Techniques to the Study of Electrochemical Interfaces (XAFS)", Case Western Reserve University, 1993; Advisor: D. A. Scherson

  17. Sangbeom Lee, "Nondestructive Examination of Chemical Vapor Infiltration of 0°/90° SiC/Nicalon Composites (Microstructure, Nicalon, Silicon Carbide)", Georgia Institute of Technology, 1993; Advisor: S. R. Stock

  18. Li-Chi J. Liu, "Semiconductor Quantum Dots in Glasses", University of California, Davis, 1993; Advisor: S. H. Risbud

  19. Paul L. Meissner, "Electronic Interface Behavior in PdGe Based Ohmic Contacts to n-GaAs", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  20. Charalambos Papelis, "Cadmium and Selenite Adsorption on Porous Aluminum Oxides: Equilibrium, Rate of Uptake, and Spectroscopic Studies", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: J. O. Leckie

  21. Alexander P. Payne, "X-ray Scattering from Metallic Films and Multilayers", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: B. M. Clemens

  22. Michael J. Regan, "Anisotropic Phase Separation Through the Metal-Insulator Transition in Amorphous Mo-Ge and Fe-Ge Alloys", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: A. I Bienenstock

  23. Marybeth A. Rice, "Anomalous Small Angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Amorphous Metal-Germanium Alloys", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  24. Matthew Richter, "The Si(100)-Sb 2x1 and Ge(100)-Sb 2x1 Surfaces: A Multi-Technique Study", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: I. Lindau

  25. Eli Rotenberg, "Geometrical Effects in Core-level Spectroscopy of Insulators", University of California, Berkeley, 1993; Advisors: M. A. Olmstead and P. Y Yu

  26. Sarah L. Stoll, "Synthesis, Structure and Properties of Alkali Metal Doped Lanthanum Copper Oxides", University of California, Berkeley, 1993; Advisor: A. M. Stacy

  27. Grace O. Tan, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of the Active Sites of Nickel- and Copper-Containing Metalloproteins", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  28. Ning Xu, "Spectroscopic and Solution Chemistry Studies of Cobalt(II) Sorption Mechanisms at the Calcite-Water Interface", Stanford University, 1993; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

 

1992

 

  1. Thomas M. Breunig, "Nondestructive Evaluation of Damage in SiC/Al Metal Matrix Composite Using X-ray Tomographic Microscopy", Georgia Institute of Technology 1992; Advisor: S. R. Stock

  2. Chi-Soon Chang, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Studies of the Active Site of Horseradish Peroxidase, Lactoperoxidase, and Their Derivatives", Utah State University, 1992; Advisor: L. S. Powers

  3. Daniel S. Dessau, "Photoemission from High-temperature Superconductors: Doping Dependences, Fermi Surfaces, Superconducting Gaps, and Metal-Superconductor Interfaces", Stanford University, 1992; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  4. Jane G. DeWitt, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of the Dinuclear Iron Center in Methane Monooxygenase and the Sulfur and Chlorine Centers in Photographic Materials", Stanford University, 1992; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  5. David A. Jackson, "Morphological Studies of Sulfonated Polystyrene and Sulfonated EPDM Ionomers", University of Connecticut, 1992; Advisor: R. A. Weiss

  6. William B. Jones, "X-ray Studies of Gold Anti-Arthritis Drugs and Related Compounds", University of Cincinnati, 1992; Advisor: R. C. Elder

  7. Paul L. King, "Photoelectron Microscopy", Stanford University, 1992; Advisor: P. A. Pianetta

  8. Ping Li, "Local Atomic Structure and Phase Stability of Zirconia Polymorphs: An X-ray Absorption Study", University of Michigan, 1992; Advisor: I. Chen

  9. Sharon R. Lunt, "Electrochemical, Photoluminescence, and Surface Studies of the Passivation of Surface Recombination Processes on Chemically Treated Gallium Arsenide Surfaces ", California Institute of Technology, 1992; Advisor: N. S. Lewis

  10. Peggy A. O'Day, "Structure, Bonding, and Site Preference of Cobalt(II) Sorption Complexes on Kaolinite and Quartz from Solution and Spectroscopic Studies", Stanford University, 1992; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  11. Kimberly A. Powell, "Mathematical Modeling and EXAFS Data Analysis of Heme Respiratory Proteins", Ohio State University, 1992; Advisor: J. O. Alben

  12. R. Venkatraman, "Plasticity and Flow Stresses in Aluminum Thin Films on Silicon", Stanford University, 1992; Advisor: J. C. Bravman

  13. Anita K. Wahi, "Metal Interfaces with Cadmium Telluride and Zinc Telluride - A Photoemission Study", Stanford University, 1992; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  14. Barrett O. Wells, "Analysis of the Gap in High Temperature Superconductors Using Photoemission Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 1992; Advisor: W. E Spicer

 

1991

 

  1. Michael D. Borland, "A High Brightness Thermionic Microwave Electron Gun", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: H. Wiedemann

  2. Chang-Beom Eom, "Synthesis and Properties of High Tc Superconducting Thin Films and Multilayers Grown In Situ by 90° Off-Axis Sputtering", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: T. H. Geballe

  3. Bradford J. Factor, "Grazing Incidence X-Ray Scattering Studies of Thin Polymer Films", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  4. David H. Igo, "Applications of X-ray Absorption Spectroelectrochemistry", University of Cincinnati, 1991; Advisor: R. C. Elder

  5. William E. Jackson, "X-ray Absorption Analyses of Iron-Bearing Glasses and Melts: Implications for Glass-Melt Structural Differences and the Effect of Alkali and Alkaline-Earth Metals on Fe(II) Coordination", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  6. Detong Jiang, "Structural Investigations of Metastable Epitaxial Metallic Layers by Glancing Incidence X-ray Absorption Fine Structure", Simon Fraser University, 1991; Advisor: E. D. Crozier

  7. Caroline Kilbourne-Stahle, "The Development of High Resolution Calorimetric X-ray Detectors for Compton Scattering Experiments", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  8. Jianyi Lin, "Variable Energy Photoelectron Spectroscopic Studies of Small Molecule Adsorption on Copper(I) and Zinc(II) d10 Surface Sites of Relevance to Catalysts", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  9. Ken E. Miyano, "Morphology and Schottky Barrier Formation at Metal/III-V-Semiconductor Interfaces", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  10. Sudipa Mitra, "Quantitative Analysis of the Forms of Sulfur in Coal by XAFS Spectroscopy", University of Kentucky, 1991; Advisor: G. P. Huffman

  11. Lawrence S.-P. Pan, "Electrical Transport Properties of Type IIA Diamond and Polycrystalline Diamond Films Using Transient Photoconductivity", Stanford University, 1991; Advisors: P. A. Pianetta and S. Doniach

  12. James Safranek, "SPEAR Lattice for High Brightness Synchrotron Radiation", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: H. Wiedemann

  13. Stephen J. Schaphorst, "Multielectron Inner-Shell Photoexcitation in Absorption Spectra of Kr: Theory and Experiment", University of Oregon, 1991; Advisor: B. Crasemann

  14. Julia A. Sharps, "Spectroscopy of Aqueous Chloride Solution Structure, and Zn(II) and Au(II) Speciation", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  15. Jeffrey E. Silk, "Chemical Characterization of Power-Plant and Sludge-Incinerator Emissions Using Pixe and X-ray Absorption Techniques and Improvements in Data Analysis", Brigham Young University, 1991; Advisor: N. F. Mangelson

  16. Christopher J. Spindt, "Band Bending, Chemistry and Morphology of GaAs(100) Surfaces and Interfaces with Oxygen, Sulfur, and Metals", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  17. Bruce J. Tufts, "Electrochemical and Surface Chemical Studies of n-GaAs Photoanodes", California Institute of Technology, 1991; Advisor: N. S. Lewis

  18. Trevor A. Tyson, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: Experimental K, L and KL Spectra with Quantitative Models", Stanford University, 1991; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  19. Geoffrey S. Waldo, "Spectroscopic and Kinetic Characterization of Lactobacillus plantarum Manganese Catalase", University of Michigan, 1991; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  20. Shengke Wang, "Polarized X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Iron Porphyrins and Metal Hexammines", University of Michigan, 1991; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

 

1990

 

  1. Karl R. Bauchspiess, "A Study of the Pressure-induced Mixed-Valence Transition in SmSe and SmS by X-ray Absorption", Simon Fraser University, 1990; Advisor: E. Daryl Crozier

  2. Catherine J. Chisholm-Brause, "Sorption Mechanisms of Co(II) at Oxide/Water Interfaces", Stanford University, 1990; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  3. Victoria J. DeRose, "Studies of Manganese and Halide in the Photosystem II Oxygen Evolving Complex", University of California, Berkeley, 1990; Advisor: M. P. Klein

  4. Louis Emery, "A Wiggler Based Ultra-Low Emittance Damping Ring and Its Chromatic Correction", Stanford University, 1990; Advisor: H. Wiedemann

  5. Agneta Ericson, "Structural Studies Using X-ray Absorption and Scattering Techniques", Lund University, 1990; Advisor: I. Persson

  6. Jurgen Freund, "X-ray Absorption Fine-Structure of Solids Under High Pressure", University of Washington, 1990; Advisor: R. L. Ingalls

  7. Millie M. Georgiadis, "Crystal Structure of the Nitrogenase Iron Protein from Azotobacter vinelandii", University of California, Los Angeles, 1990; Advisor: D. C. Rees

  8. Brian D. Houser, "Study of Bond-Angle Determination by XAFS Using the Separable Spherical Wave Approximation", University of Washington, 1990; Advisor: R. L. Ingalls

  9. Him T. Tsang, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Metalloproteins: Hg-substituted Blue Copper Proteins, the MerR Metalloregulatory Protein, and Phthalate Dioxygenase", University of Michigan, 1990; Advisor: J. E. Penner-Hahn

  10. Soichi Wakatsuki, "Structural Studies of Bacteriorhodopsin Using Synchrotron Small-Angle X-ray Diffraction", Stanford University, 1990; Advisors: K. O. Hodgson and S. Doniach

  11. Lane C. Wilson, "Atomic Arrangements in Short Period Molybdenum/Germanium Multilayers", Stanford University, 1990; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

 

1989

 

  1. Mohammad Ardehali, "Photoelectron Angular Distribution from the Disordered Condensed Phase: Theory and Experiment", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: I. Lindau

  2. John E. Benci, "A Study of Creep Damage Using Microradiography and Continuum Damage Mechanics", University of Pennsylvania, 1989; Advisor: D. P. Pope

  3. Kristine D. Butcher, "Variable Energy Photoelectron Spectroscopy on Model Catalytic Active Sites: The Electronic Structure and Bonding in Tetrahederal Iron Chlorides and Sulfides", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  4. Renyu Cao, "Schottky Barrier Formation with Metals on III-V Semiconductor Surfaces from Thin Coverages to Thick Overlayers", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: I. Lindau

  5. Terry Teh-I. Chiang, "Annealing Studies of Metals and Arsenic on Gallium Arsenide", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  6. Yong H. Chung, "Synchrotron White Beam Topographic Study of Damage Accompanying Laser Drilling", Georgia Institute of Technology, 1989; Advisor: S. R. Stock

  7. Adam F. Galambos, "The Effect of Hard Segment Content, Temperature, and Thermal History on the Morphology of Polyurethane Block Copolymers", Princeton University, 1989; Advisor: J. T. Koberstein

  8. Michael P. Green, "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Applied to the Electrochemical Deposition of Lead on the Gold (111) Surface", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: I. Lindau

  9. R. Howland, "Determination of Dopant Site Occupancies in Copper-substituted Yttrium-Barium-Copper-Oxide by a New Application of Differential Anomalous X-ray Scattering", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: T. H. Geballe

  10. Jennchang Hwang, "Effect of Strain on the Electronic Structure of Indium Gallium Arsenide", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: P. A. Pianetta

  11. Mark D. Kraitchman, "The Unmixing of Al3Li in Al-Li and Al-Li-Cu Alloys", M.Sc. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1989; Advisor: D. DeFontaine

  12. A. Outrzourhit, "Extended X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure Studies of Sn-related DX Centers in Sn-Doped Ga0.7Al0.3As", Colorado School of Mines, 1989; Advisor: T. M. Hayes

  13. Richard A. Register, "Ionomer Morphology Probed by Small-Angle Scattering", University of Wisconsin, 1989; Advisor: S. L. Cooper

  14. Z.-X. Shen, "Photoemission Studies of High Temperature Superconductors and Related Materials", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: I. Lindau

  15. P. R. G. Small, "The Atomic-Scale Structure of Dilute Tin in Aluminum", Colorado School of Mines, 1989; Advisor: T. M. Hayes

  16. Stacey L. Sorensen, "Atomic Electron Spectrometry with Synchrotron Radiation", University of Oregon, 1989; Advisor: B. Crasemann

  17. Steven A. Vaughn, "Small-Molecule Interaction with the Iron-Molybdenum Cofactor Site of Azotobacter vinelandii Nitrogenase", University of California, Irvine, 1989; Advisor: B. K. Burgess

  18. Joseph C. Woicik, "Synchrotron Radiation Studies of Si and Si-Ge Interfaces", Stanford University, 1989; Advisor: P. A. Pianetta

 

1988

 

  1. Glen P. Carey, "A Study of the Chemical and Electrical Disruption to Mercury Cadmium Telluride Upon Interface Formation and Surface Processing", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  2. Catherine J. Chisholm, "Structure of Divalent Lead Complexes at the g-Alumina/Water Interface", M.Sc. thesis, Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  3. Stephen V. Didziulis, "Photoemission Spectroscopic Studies of Model Catalyst Surfaces: 1) Bonding Interactions of 3d10 Metal Ion Sites; 2) The Chemistry of Copper Overlayers on Zinc Oxide Single Crystals", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  4. Lishing Hsu, "Electronic Properties of a PtGa2 Single Crystal and Photoemission Studies of the Electron Correlation Effects in the Ni-Ga and the Ni-In Intermetallic Compounds", University of California, Los Angeles, 1988; Advisors: R. Stanley Williams and E. Wong

  5. Lung-Shan Kau, "Chemical and Spectroscopic Studies on Metal Active Sites in Metalloproteins and Heterogeneous Catalysts", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  6. William M. Lavender, "Observation and Analysis of X-ray Undulator Radiation from PEP", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: G. S. Brown, Jr.

  7. Richard S. List, "Studies of the Silicon/Gallium Arsenide(110) Heterojunction and Other III-V Interfaces", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  8. Peter H. Mahowald, "Experimental Band Alignment at Germanium, Silicon and Indium Phosphide Heterojunctions", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  9. Carl E. McCants, "Photoemission and Electrical Studies of the Titanium/Gallium Arsenide (110) and Platinum/Gallium Arsenide (110) Interfaces", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  10. Jeff R. Schoonover, "Time Resolved X-ray Diffraction Using Synchrotron Radiation", Arizona State University, 1988; Advisor: S. H. Lin

  11. C. Shih, "Heterojunction Band Line-Ups and the Alloying Effect in Compound Semiconductor Alloys - A Photoemission Study", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: W. E Spicer

  12. Carl M. Stahle, "Physical and Chemical Properties of Anodic Oxide Passivant Layers in Mercury Cadmium Telluride Metal Insulator Semiconductor Structures", Stanford University, 1988; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  13. W. B. Stockton, "Structural Characterization of Polyether-Polyester Block Copolymer", Princeton University, 1988; Advisor: J. T. Koberstein

  14. Louis J. Terminello, "Surface Structures Determined Using Electron Diffraction", University of California, Berkeley, 1988; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  15. Scott B. Whitfield, "Studies of Atomic Processes with Synchrotron Radiation", University of Oregon, 1988; Advisor: B. Crasemann

 

1987

 

  1. Kristine A. Bertness, "Photoemission Studies of Oxgyen Chemisorption on Gallium Arsenide and Indium Phosphide Surfaces", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  2. G. S. Bruce, "Low Temperature Study of Lactoperoxidase and Its Derivatives Using Electronic Absorption and Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy", University of South Carolina, 1987; Advisor: J. H. Dawson

  3. James L. Cole, "Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution Studied by Electron Paramagnetic Resonances and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", University of California, Berkeley, 1987; Advisor: M. P. Klein

  4. Daniel J. Friedman, "Metal Interfaces with Mercury Cadmium Telluride", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: I. Lindau

  5. Ronald D. Guiles, "Structure and Function of the Manganese Complex Involved in Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution Determined by X-ray Absorption and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy", University of California, Berkeley, 1987; Advisor: M. P. Klein

  6. Kim F. Hayes, "Equilibrium, Spectroscopic, and Kinetic Studies of Ion Adsorption at the Oxide/Aqueous Interface", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  7. Pedro H. Hernández Tejeda, "X-ray Synchrotron Studies of Kinetics of Domain Growth", University of Michigan, 1987; Advisor: R. Clarke

  8. Stevan R. Hubbard, "Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Calcium-Binding Proteins in Solutions", Stanford University, 1987; Advisors: S. Doniach and K. O. Hodgson

  9. Peter J. Jupiter, "Correlation Between the Electronic Structure and Surface Chemistry of Tungsten and Tungsten Carbide", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  10. Yii-Chian Lu, "Vertical Bridgman Growth and Characterization of CdTe Crystals", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: R. S. Feigelson

  11. Ann E. McDermott, "Structural Studies of Iron and Manganese in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers", University of California, Berkeley, 1987; Advisor: K. Sauer

  12. Nathan Newman, "Electrical Study of Metal/Group III-V Semiconductor Interfaces: Comparison with the Atomic-Level Studies", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  13. John N. Otis, "Minimally Invasive Coronary Angiography with Monochromatic X-rays: Developmental Studies Utilizing Synchrotron Radiation", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: R. Hofstadter

  14. Carl W. Ponader, "Trace Metals in Silicate Glasses and Melts: Coordination Environments, Halogen Complexes, and Soret Diffusion", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  15. Robert T. Short, "Recoil-Energy Measurements of Slow Highly-charged Ions Produced by Synchrotron Radiation and by Swift-Ion Impact", University of Tennessee, 1987; Advisor: I. A. Sellin

  16. Arthur J. Viescas, "Photoemission Studies of Core Level Energy Shifts in Clean and Adsorbate Covered Tungsten and Platinum Single Crystal Surfaces", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: I. Lindau

  17. Jyh-Jye Yeh, "Metal/Silicon Interfaces and Their Oxidation Behavior - A Photoemission Spectroscopy Analysis", Stanford University, 1987; Advisor: I. Lindau

 

1986

 

  1. Charles C. Bahr, "Chemisorption Geometries of Sulfur on Copper and Molybdenum Surfaces", University of California, Berkeley, 1986; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  2. Kuan K. Chin, "Initial Stage of the Schottky Barrier Formation of Metal/III-V Semiconductor Interfaces", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: I. Lindau

  3. Susan L. Cohen, "Variable Energy Photoelectron Spectroscopic Studies of d9 and d10 Metal Chloride and Oxide Surfaces", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: E. I. Solomon

  4. Tricia A. Ferrett, "Photoionzation of Atoms and Small Molecules Using Synchrotron Radiation", University of California, Berkeley, 1986; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  5. Alice M. Fischer-Colbrie, "Grazing Incidence X-ray Studies of Thin Amorphous Layers", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  6. Philip A. Heimann, "Near Threshold Studies of Photoelectron Satellites", University of California, Berkeley, 1986; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  7. Jeffrey J. Hoyt, "An Anomalous Small Angle X-ray Scattering Study of Phase Separation in the AlZnAg System", University of California, Berkeley, 1986; Advisor: D. DeFontaine

  8. William E. Jackson, "EXAFS Study of the Potassium Coordination Environment in Glasses from the NaAlSi3O8-KAlSi3O8 Binary: Structural Implications for the Mixed-Alkali Effect", M.Sc. thesis, Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  9. Allen L. Johnson, "Platinum Surface Chemistry Studied by Thermal Desorption Spectroscopy and Near Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Absorbate Effects", University of California, Berkeley, 1986; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  10. Jon C. Levin, "Auger Transitions in Noble Gases Following Inner-Shell Ionization by Electron Bombardment and by Synchrotron Radiation", University of Oregon, 1986; Advisor: B. Crasemann

  11. Robert D. Lorentz, "Structural Investigations of Amorphous Iron-Germanium Alloys Using Synchrotron Radiation", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  12. Karl F. Ludwig, Jr., "Anomalous X-Ray Scattering Studies of Liquids", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  13. Nelson W. Lytle, "Proton-Induced X-Ray Emission, Proton-Induced Gamma-ray Emission, and X-ray Absorption", Brigham Young University, 1986; Advisor: N. F. Mangelson

  14. Jun Nogami, "Rare Earth Metal/Semiconductor Interfaces and Compounds", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: I. Lindau

  15. J. N. Owens, "Small Angle Scattering Investigation of the Microphase Separation Transition in Diblock Copolymers and Diblock Copolymer/Homopolymer Blends", Princeton University, 1986; Advisor: J. T. Koberstein

  16. Steven W. Robey, "Local Surface Structures of c(2x2)S/Ni(011) and (2x2) S/Ge(111) Determined Using ARPES", University of California, Berkeley, 1986; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  17. Daniel J. Sajkowski, "Catalysis by Metals: Single Crystals, Supported or Unsupported Polycrystals, and Coordination Complexes", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: M. Boudart

  18. Mahesh G. Samant, "Atomic and Electronic Structure of Supported Monometallic and Bimetallic Clusters", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: M. Boudart

  19. Joel A. Silberman, "A Photoemission Study of the Electronic Structure and Oxidation Properties of Mercury Cadmium Telluride", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  20. Eric B. Sirota, "X-ray Scattering Study of the Thickness Dependent Phase Diagram of Liquid Crystal Films", Harvard University, 1986; Advisor: P. S. Pershan

  21. E. D. Specht, "Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Studies of Transitional and Orientational Order in Monolayer Krypton on Graphite", MIT, 1986; Advisor: R. J. Birgeneau

  22. Edmund W. Svastits, "Functionalized Nitrogen Atom Transfer Catalyzed by Cytochrome P-450 and Spectroscopic Properties of Heme Proteins and Model Heme Complexes", University of South Carolina, 1986; Advisor: J. H. Dawson

  23. Michael D. Williams, "The Effect of Chemical Reactivity and Charge Transfer on Gallium Arsenide (110) Schottky Barrier Formation", Stanford University, 1986; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

 

1985

 

  1. George B. Armen, "Threshold Double Photoexcitation of Atoms with Synchrotron Radiation", University of Oregon, 1985; Advisor: B. Crasemann

  2. John J. Barton, "Angle-resolved Photoemission Extended Fine Structure", University of California, Berkeley, 1985; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  3. Martha A. Berding, "Calculation of Cu K-Edge Photoabsorption Spectra Using an Extended Continuum Multiple Scattered Wave Method", Stanford University, 1985; Advisor: S. Doniach

  4. Stephen J. Eglash, "Characterization and Modification of Aluminum-Gallium Arsenide Schottky Barriers", Stanford University, 1985; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  5. Edward N. Keller, "Magnetic X-ray Study of a Gadolinium-Iron Amorphous Alloy", University of Washington, 1985; Advisor: E. A. Stern

  6. Kyungha Kim, "A Study of Basic Properties and Applications of EXAFS", University of Washington, 1985; Advisor: E. A. Stern

  7. Leonard E. Klebanoff, "Photoelectron Spectroscopy Studies of Cr(001) Surface Ferromagnetism and Near-Surface Antiferromagnetism", University of California, Berkeley, 1985; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  8. Jeffrey G. Nelson, "The Electronic Structure of Gold Gallium Two and Gold Indium Two Intermetallic Compounds", University of California, Los Angeles, 1985; Advisor: R. S. Williams

  9. David L. Parkhurst, "The Application of EXAFS and Mean-Activity Coefficient Data to Ion-Association Models for the Zinc-Chloride System", M.Sc. Thesis, Stanford University, 1985; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  10. William G. Petro, "Metal and Oxygen Interactions with III-V Compound Semiconductor Surfaces", Stanford University, 1985; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  11. R. Pro, "Development of a Linear Gas-Proportional X-ray Detector System for Determination of Partial Structure Function in Al, Ag and Zn Alloys", University of California, Berkeley, 1985; Advisor: D. DeFontaine

  12. Michael Seul, "Monolayers and Thin Monolayers of Phospholipids: Interfacial Structures, Molecular Diffusion, and Applications in Immunology", Stanford University, 1985; Advisor: H. McConnell

  13. Victor Skita, "Profile Structures of Ultrathin Multilayer Films by X-ray Diffraction Using Direct and Refinement Methods of Analysis", University of Pennsylvania, 1985; Advisor: J. Kent Blasie

  14. Teresa Anne G. Smith, "Single Crystal Polarization X-ray Absorption Studies of Copper Complexes", Stanford University, 1985; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  15. Guang Zhang, "Catalysis of the Oxidation of Dihydrogen by Supported Gold", Stanford University, 1985; Advisor: M. Boudart

 

1984

 

  1. Charles E. Bouldin, "An EXAFS Study of Amorphous Ge and of the Fe Impurity in Silicon Nitride", University of Washington, 1984; Advisor: E. A. Stern

  2. Grant B. Bunker, "An X-ray Absorption Study of Transition Metal Oxides", University of Washington, 1984; Advisor: E. A. Stern

  3. Krishna M. Choudhary, "Surface Sensitive Photoemission EXAFS: A New Structural Tool", Stevens Insitute of Technology, 1984; Advisor: G. M. Rothberg

  4. Michael G. Durrett, "Study of KrC1/Dr2Cl Excited State Kinetics Using Synchrotron Radiation Excitation", Rice University, 1984; Advisor: G. King Walters

  5. Kim S. Eble, "Mechanistic Studies of Cytochrome P-450-CAM: A. NADH and Oxygen Dependent Multiple Turnovers of Cytochrome P-450 CAM Without Putidaredoxin and Putidaredoxin Reductase. B. Novel Reactivity of Cytochrome P-450-CAM: Methyl Hydroxylation of 5,5-Difluorocamphor", University of South Carolina, 1984; Advisor: J. H. Dawson

  6. M. K. Eidsness, "EXAFS and XANES Studies of Gold in Complexes of Biological Significance", University of Cincinnati, 1984; Advisor: R. C. Elder

  7. Joyce A. Guest, "Studies of Molecular Photoion and Photofragment Alignment", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: R. N. Zare

  8. Jeffrey B. Kortright, "Structural Studies of Amorphous Mo-Ge Alloys Using Synchrotron Radiation", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  9. Jae S. Lee, "Molybdenum Carbide Catalysts", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: M. Boudart

  10. David A. McKeown, "Spectroscopic Study of Silica-Rich Glasses and Selected Minerals within the Sodium Aluminosilicate System", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  11. George D. Meitzner, "Characterization of Gold/Y-Zeolite and its Catalytic Activity in the H2-O2 Reaction", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: M. Boudart

  12. Simon G. J. Mochrie, "Structures and Transitions in Systems with Competing Interactions", MIT, 1984; Advisor: R. J. Birgeneau

  13. Richard S. Moog, "Fluorescence Quenching of Chlorophyllide and Protoporphyrin-Protein Complexes by Electron Transfer", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: S. G. Boxer

  14. Bradford B. Pate, "The Diamond Surface: Atomic and Electronic Structure", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  15. James E. Penner-Hahn, "X-ray Absorption Studies of Metalloprotein Structure: Cytochrome P-450, Horseradish Peroxidase, Plastocyanin, and Laccase", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  16. Heather B. Ponader, "An EXAFS and X-ray Diffraction Study of the Local Ca Environment in Anorthite (CaAl2Si2O8) Crystal and Glass", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: G. E. Brown, Jr.

  17. Robert S. Weber, "Structure and Reactivity of Platinum Clusters Supported on Y-Type Zeolites", Stanford University, 1984; Advisor: M. Boudart

 

1983

 

  1. Mark R. Antonio, "Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure of the Iron-Molybdenum Cofactor of Nitrogenase, the Three-Iron Ferredoxin II of Desulfovibrio gigas, and of Synthetic Molybdenum and Tungsten-Iron-Sulfur and Iron-Sulfur Model Systems (Part I) and Intercalation of Tetrathiafulvalene into Iron Oxychloride (Part II)", Michigan State University, 1983; Advisor: H. Eick

  2. Man-Sung Co, "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Hemocyanin and Hemerythrin", Stanford University, 1983; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  3. Jeff Collett, "X-ray Scattering Study of Liquid Crystal Thin Films", Harvard University, 1983; Advisor: P. S. Pershan

  4. Steven D. Conradson, "X-ray Absorption Studies of the Molybdenum Site of Nitrogenase", Stanford University, 1983; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  5. Paul R. Findley, "Optical Properties and Electronic States of Lead Fluoride and Lead Chlorine", University of California, Santa Barbara, 1983; Advisor: W. C. Walker

  6. David B. Goodin, "The Local Structure of Manganese in the Photosynthetic Apparatus and Superoxide Dismutase: An X-ray Absorption Study", University of California, Berkeley, 1983; Advisor: M. P. Klein

  7. Paul H. Kobrin, "Atomic Photoelectron Spectroscopy Studies Using Synchrotron Radiation", University of California, Berkeley, 1983; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  8. Stephen Laderman, "Structural Studies of Amorphous Semiconductors Containing Transition Metals", Stanford University, 1983; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  9. Dennis W. Lindle, "Inner-Shell Photoemission from Atoms and Molecules Using Synchrotron Radiation", University of California, Berkeley, 1983; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  10. Azzam N. Mansour, "X-ray Absorption Studies of Silica-supported Platinum Catalysts", North Carolina State University, 1983; Advisor: D. E. Sayers

  11. Edward C. Marques, III, "Thermal Motion of Surface Atoms in Silica Supported Platinum and Iridium Catalyst Clusters: An EXAFS Spectroscopy Study", Washington State University, 1983; Advisor: D. R. Sandstrom

  12. Richard C. Miake-Lye, "Anomalous X-ray Scattering As A Probe of Biological Structure", Stanford University, 1983; Advisor: S. Doniach

  13. C. C. Parks, "The Auger Decay Mechanism in Photon Stimulated Desorption of Ions from Surface", University of California, Berkeley, 1983; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  14. Jorge L. Sanchez Arrieta, "Structural Studies of Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts", Stanford University, 1983; Advisor: M. Boudart

  15. Daniel G. Stearns, "Early Photo Luminescence Decay in Amorphous Hydrogenated Silicon", Stanford University, 1983; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  16. Peter M. Stefan, "A Photoemission Study of the Electronic Structure and Surface Chemical Properties of Tungsten Carbide and of a Carbonized Tungsten Model Surface for Tungsten Carbide", Stanford University, 1983; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  17. G. Brian Stephenson, "Early-Stage Phase Separation in Amorphous Solids: A Time-resolved SAXS Study", Stanford University, 1983; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  18. James G. Tobin, "Dimensionality and Its Effects Upon the Valence Electronic Structure of Ordered Metallic Systems", University of California, Berkeley, 1983; Advisor: D. A Shirley

  19. John M. Tranquada, "X-ray Absorption Studies of Solids at High Pressure", University of Washington, 1983; Advisor: R. L. Ingalls

 

1982

 

  1. L. A. Anderson, "The Active Site Environments of Heme Iron Mono-Oxygenases: Spectroscopic Investigations of Cytochrome P-450 and Secondary Amine Mono-Oxygenases", University of South Carolina, 1982; Advisor: J. H. Dawson

  2. Sean M. Brennan, "Surface EXAFS of Sulphur on Nickel", Stanford University, 1982; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  3. Richard F. Davis, "Angular Distribution and Atomic Effects in Condensed Phase Photoelectron Spectroscopy", University of California, Berkeley, 1982; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  4. Michael H. Hecht, "Synchrotron Radiation Measurements of Subshell Photoionization Cross Sections: Techniques and Applications", Stanford University, 1982; Advisor: I. Lindau

  5. Paul A. Heiney, "Phase Transitions of 2D Atomic and Molecular Crystals", MIT, 1982; Advisor: R. J. Birgeneau

  6. Keith H. Jackson, "Photoion Fluorescence Polarization: A Study of Molecular Ionization Dynamics", Stanford University, 1982; Advisor: R. N. Zare

  7. Se-Jung Oh, "Resonance and Relaxation Effects in Photoemission Spectroscopy", Stanford University, 1982; Advisor: I. Lindau

  8. James E. Pollard, "Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Supersonic Molecular Beams", University of California, Berkeley, 1982; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  9. Daniel H. Rosenblatt, "High Resolution Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy and Photoelectron Diffraction Studies of the Geometric Structure of Adsorbates on Single Crystal Metal Surfaces", University of California, Berkeley, 1982; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  10. Mei-Ling Shek, "Electronic Structure of Platinum-Copper Surfaces and Chemisorption of Carbon Monoxide", Stanford University, 1982; Advisor: I. Lindau

  11. Perry R. Skeath, "Chemical Bonding Phenomena of Column 3 and 5 Adsorbates and Fermi Energy Stabilization Mechanism on GaAs (110)", Stanford University, 1982; Advisor: W. E Spicer

  12. Stephen H. Southworth, "Atomic and Molecular Photoelectron and Auger Electron Spectroscopy Studies Using Synchrotron Radiation", University of California, Berkeley, 1982; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  13. Roman O. Tatchyn, "The Introduction and Development of a New Method for Measuring the Optical Constants of Metals in the Soft X-ray Range", Stanford University, 1982; Advisor: I. Lindau

  14. Vittal K. Yachandra, "EXAFS Studies of Carbonic Anhydrase and Resonance Raman Spectroscopy of Iron-Sulfur Proteins", Princeton University, 1982; Advisor: T. Spiro

 

1981

 

  1. Jeannette M. Fine, "Structure and Stoichiometry in Highly Concentrated Aqueous Solutions of CuBr2", Washington State University, 1981; Advisor: D. R. Sandstrom

  2. Jon A. Kirby, "An X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study of Manganese Containing Compounds and Photosynthetic Spinach Chloroplasts", University of California, Berkeley, 1981; Advisor: M. P. Klein

  3. Frank W. Kutzler, "Electronic Structure Calculations of Germanium, Molybdenum Chromium and Erbium Compounds: Predicted K and L Edge Absorption Spectra", Stanford University, 1981; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  4. Chung-Yi Su, "Photoemission Studies of the Interaction of Oxygen with Solid Surfaces", Stanford University, 1981; Advisor: I. Lindau

  5. A. M. Tavormina, "The Utility of Resonance X-ray Diffraction for Determining the Positions of Instrinsic Metal Atoms within Biological Membranes: Studies on a Reconstituted Cytochrome c Oxidase System", University of Pennsylvania, 1981; Advisor: J. Kent Blasie

  6. T. P. Walker, "Spectroscopic Studies of Molybdenum Complexes as Models for Nitrogenase", University of California, Berkeley, 1981; Advisor: M. P. Klein

  7. Deborah L. Weissman, "Oxygen Chemisorption and Water Synthesis on Palladium and Palladium-Gold; A Study by Thermal Desorption and Photoemission", Stanford University, 1981; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

 

1980

 

  1. Bruce A. Bunker, "An X-ray Absorption Study of Tetrahedral Semiconductors", University of Washington, 1980; Advisor: E. A. Stern

  2. Patrick Frank, "The Biochemistry of Transition Metals: Copper, Vanadium, and Iron", Stanford University, 1980; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  3. Paul H. Fuoss, "Structural Studies of Amorphous Materials Using X-ray Anomalous Scattering", Stanford University, 1980; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  4. Leo G. Herbette, "Structure-Function Correlation Studies of Isolated and Reconstituted Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Membranes", University of Pennsylvania, 1980; Advisor: J. Kent Blasie

  5. Stephen D. Kevan, "Normal Emission Photoelectron Diffraction: A New Technique for Determining Surface Structure", University of California, Berkeley, 1980; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  6. J. M. Lornston, "Characterization of Pt/Al2O3 Catalysts by Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure", University of Delaware, 1980; Advisor: J. R. Katzer

  7. James M. Pachence, "Structural Studies on Reconstituted Reaction Center: Phospholipid Membranes and Structural Aspects of Cytochrome c Binding to Reaction Centers", University of Pennsylvania, 1980; Advisor: J. Kent Blasie

  8. Richard V. Taylor, "Matrix Spectroscopy of Rare-Gas Oxides and Sulfides", University of California, Santa Barbara, 1980; Advisor: W. C. Walker

  9. Dennis J. Trevor, "Photoelectron Photoion Molecular Beam Spectroscopy", University of California, Berkeley, 1980; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

 

1979

 

  1. Thomas D. Bonifield, "Time Resolved Spectroscopy of Krypton and Xenon Molecules Excited by Electron Impact and by Monochromatic Synchrotron Radiation", Rice University, 1979; Advisor: G. K. Walters

  2. Marianne Breinig, "Precision Determining of Atomic Level Energies by Absorption Spectrometry with Synchrotron Radiation", University of Oregon, 1979; Advisor: B. Crasemann

  3. Fernando A. de Freitas Costa Parente, "Measurement of the Inelastic Scattering Cross Section of Neon with Synchrotron Radiation", University of Oregon, 1979; Advisor: B. Crasemann

  4. David R. Denley, "Determination of Morphology and Electronic Structure in Solids with 20-1000 eV Radiation", University of California, Berkeley, 1979; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  5. Daniel T. Ling, "Angle-integrated and Angle-resolved Photoemission Studies of Chemisorption on Copper and Copper/Nickel", Stanford University, 1979; Advisor: I. Lindau

  6. Jeffrey N. Miller, "Photoemission Studies of Adsorption and Oxidation of Selected Metals and Semiconductors", Stanford University, 1979; Advisor: I. Lindau

  7. Kenneth A. Mills, "The Determination of Electronic State in Crystalline Semiconductors and Metals by Angle-Resolved Photoemission", University of California, Berkeley, 1979; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  8. Erwin D. Poliakoff, "Time-resolved Spectroscopy Using Synchrotron Radiation", University of California, Berkeley, 1979; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  9. Alan S. Robertson, "X-ray Absorption Studies of Graphite Intercalates and Metal-Ammonia Solutions", University of California, Berkeley, 1979; Advisor: M. P. Klein

  10. Richard A. Rosenberg, "Studies of Electron Correlation in the Photoionization Process", University of California, Berkeley, 1979; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  11. Thomas D. Tullius, "Structures of Metal Complexes in Biological Systems: EXAFS Studies of Blue Copper Proteins, Xanthine Oxidase and Vanadocytes", Stanford University, 1979; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  12. Michael G. White, "Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Heavy Molecules", University of California, Berkeley, 1979; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

 

1978

 

  1. Patrick W.-k. Chye, "Photoemission Studies of the Oxidation of and Schottky Barrier Formation on GaSb, InP, and GaAs", Stanford University, 1978; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  2. Charles M. Garner, "Surface and Interface Studies of Oxygen on Silicon, III-V Heterojunctions, Schottky Barriers", Stanford University, 1978; Advisor: I. Lindau

  3. James C. Phillips, "Crystal Structure Determination Using Synchrotron Radiation", Stanford University, 1978; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  4. J. P. Smith, "Molybdenum-Substrate Interactions in Nitrogenase: An EXAFS Study", University of California, Berkeley, 1978; Advisor: M. P. Klein

  5. Paul S. Wehner, "Valence Band Photoemission Studies of Clean Metals", University of California, Berkeley, 1978; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  6. Richard S. Williams, "Angle-Resolved Photoelectron Spectroscopy Applied to the Determination of the Surface Electronic Structure of Crystalline Metals", University of California, Berkeley, 1978; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

 

1977

 

  1. Gustav R. Apai, II, "Photoemission Studies of Clean and Adsorbate Covered Metal Surfaces Using Synchrotron and UV Radiation Sources", University of California, Berkeley, 1977; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  2. Stephen P. Cramer, "Chemical Application of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy - Nitrogenase and Cytochrome P-450", Stanford University, 1977; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  3. T. K. Eccles, "X-ray Absorption Studies of Hemocyanin", Stanford University, 1977; Advisor: K. O. Hodgson

  4. Sally Jane H. Hunter, "A Structural Study of Amorphous Copper-Arsenic Triselenide Alloys Using EXAFS", Stanford University, 1977; Advisor: A. I. Bienenstock

  5. Gene E. Ice, "Measurements of X-ray Scattering Cross Sections of Hydrogen and Helium with Synchrotron Radiation", University of Oregon, 1977; Advisor: B. Crasemann

  6. Fenton R. McFeely, "Relaxation and Cross Section Effects in Valence Band Photoemission Spectroscopy", University of California, Berkeley, 1977; Advisor: D. A. Shirley

  7. Piero A. Pianetta, "Photoemission Studies of Solids Using Synchrotron Radiation", Stanford University, 1977; Advisor: I. Lindau

  8. Kenneth K. Y. Yu, "Photoemission and Thermal Desorption Studies of the Adsorption of Simple Molecules on Transition Metals and Alloys", Stanford University, 1977; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

 

1975

 

  1. Paul E. Gregory, "Ultraviolet Photoemission Studies of the Surface States and Properties of the (110) Gallium Arsenide Surface, and of the Oxidation of Cesium", Stanford University, 1975; Advisor: W. E. Spicer

  2. Brian M. Kincaid, "Synchrotron Radiation Studies of K-Edge X-ray Photo-absorption Spectra: Theory and Experiment", Stanford University, 1975; Advisor: S. Doniach

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