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Past Theses

Year Name Title Advisor
2021 Julianne Bradbury Responses of Herpetofauna to Fall Fire In Grassland and Mixed Oak-Conifer Forest Habitats Girman
2021 Ellie Gallanty Incubation Temperature and Clutch Identity Affect Standard Metabolism in Western Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata) Crocker
2021 Madeline Sanchez Monitoring Salt Marsh Habitat Use and Predation of the Recovering Southern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) in a Recolonized Ecosystem Hughes
2021 Brieanne Forbes Evaluating Various Remote Sensing Approaches for Ladder Fuel Estimation to Predict Wildfire Burn Severity and Describe Forest Structure Bentley
2021 Paris Krause Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning to Evaluate Non-Destructive Aboveground Biomass Allometries in Diverse Northern California Forests Bentley
2021 Drew Irwin Cysteine Persulfide Formation in Prokaryotic and Enzymatic Systems Lin
2021 Joanna Elmore Effects of Temperature and Oxygen Stressors on Gene Expression and Performance in a Montane Leaf Beetle Rank
2021 Allie Northey Adrenal Response to ACTH Varies with Body Reserves and Alters Thyroid and Immune Function in Fasting Adult Female Northern Elephant Seals Crocker
2020 Daniel Hudson Differential Mate Choice Responses to Chemical Cues in Male and Female Pacific Newts (genus Taricha) Girman
2020 Manuel Hernandez Interactions Between Sudden Oak Death and Fire Fuel Loads Determine Fire Severity in Oak Woodlands Bentley
2020 Emily Sperou A Comprehensive Analysis of Sex Hormones and Their Role in Reproductive Suppression in Female Northern Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris) Crocker
2020 Anthony Tercero Can Copies Keep Out the Cold: Characterizing Copy Number of Major Heat Shock Genes in Antarctic Emerald Rockcod, Trematomus bernacchii Place
2020 Yasmeen Ghavamian Effects of Increasingly Complex Enrichment on the Behavior of Captive Malayan Sun Bears (Helarctos malayanus) at Oakland Zoo Jaffe
2020 Caroline Rzucidlo Changes in Serum Adipokines During Natural Extended Fasts in Female Northern Elephant Seals Crocker
2020 Cory O'Gorman Survey of Quercus kelloggii at Pepperwood Preserve: Identifying Specimen Oaks to Reimplement Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Promote Ecosystem Resilience Bentley
2020 Holly Molinaro Using Social Network Analysis to Evaluate One-Male-Unit Formation in a Captive Group of Hamadryas Baboons (Papio hamadryas) at Oakland Zoo Jaffe
2019 Lisa Surber Comparison of Habitat Use and Movement Patterns of Native and Invasive Frogs in a Grassland and Oak Savannah Habitat Girman
2019 Ryan Lewis Orientation During Post-Metamorphic Migration in an Endangered Population of the California Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma californiense Girman
2019 Christina Collins Physiological Responses to Heat Stress in an Invasive Mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis Depend on Tidal Habitat Zippay
2019 Gabriela Arango Blood Oxygen Stores in Olive Ridley Sea Turtles Lepidochelys olivacea are Highly Variable Among Individuals During Aribada Nesting Crocker
2019 Megan Gaitan Long-Term Shifts in Community Dynamics in a Central American Dry Tropical Forest Bentley
2019 Emily Murakami Environmental Complexity Affects the Development of Bold Personality Phenotypes and Threat Responses in Head-Started Western Pond Turtles, Emys marmorata Crocker
2019 Kimberly Descalso Morphological Effects of Phenanthrene on Somitogenesis in Zebrafish via Perturbation of the Wnt/β-catenin Signaling Pathway Pillai
2019 Justine Gray An Alkaline Tolerant endo-1,4-β-xylanase of a Cellulomonas bacterium Isolated From an Ultra-Basic Spring Cohen
2019 Madelyn Strahan Assessing Tactile Sensitivity Using a Psychophysical Staircase Procedure in the Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus Crocker
2018 Robert Goddu Thiocystine-Mediated Persulfide Formation: A Cytoprotective and Anti-Inflammatory Role for Persulfides and Polysulfides in Mammalian Systems Lin
2018 Sam Bogan

'U-Turns' and New Turns in Cis-/Trans-Regulation of Molecular Chaperones During the Radiation of Antarctic Fishes

2018 Kristen Hosek Under Pressure: The Physiological Response of Mytilus edulis to Multiple Stressors Zippay
2018 Jon Edwards Climate, topography, and Hydropattern: An Interaction of Abiotic Factors Affecting Larval Abundance and Phenology of the California Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma californiense, in Sonoma County, CA Girman
2018 Dustin Howland Island Diversification of the Poison Frog, Oophaga pumilio Girman
2018 Amanda Hooper How Did I Get So Fat? Maternal Age Influences Growth Efficiency and Offspring Behavior During Provisioning in Northern Elephant Seals, Mirounga angustirostris Crocker
2018 Caprice Lee Disbrow Mammalian Herbivores as Drivers of Community Assembly and Plant Invasion Cushman
2018 Jessica Barber Effects of Food Distribution and External Factors on the Activity Budgets of Captive Sun Bears Jaffe
2018 Bo Zhang Friend or Foe? Relationship Between Endosymbiotic Bacteria and the Stress Response in a Montane Leaf Beetle Rank
2018 Brennan Chin Characterizing the Role of DNA Methylation Patterns in the California Mussel, Mytilus californianus Place
2018 Dipali Vasadia Cold Fish in Hot Water: MicroRNA Regulation in Trematomus bernacchii Acclimated to Acute and Chronic Heat Stress Place