MS Theses

Biology graduate students do research during the course of their program and report their findings in a master's thesis. The most recent completed theses are listed below.

View the Biology Website for a complete listing of all MS Thesis Titles.

2013 Thesis

  • Danielle Burton. A note on the onset of synchrony in avian ovulation cycles.

2012 Theses

  • Libby C. Megna. Reproductive success of gulls in the Larus glaucescens-occidentalis complex on Protection Island, Washington. View Abstract and Thesis
  • Brianna Gale PayneTemporal dynamics of Galapagos marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) haulout. View Thesis
  • Alexander Trecartin. Intestinal parasites in Fox squirrels (Sciurus niger) from Southwest Michigan. View Thesis

2011 Thesis

  • Jonathan Daniel Cowles. A mathematical approach for predicting harbor seal haul-out. View Thesis

2010 Theses

  • Myrna May Biswas. hcnABC gene expression in the soil bacterium Pseudomonas putida ATH-1RI/9 under various culture and Rhizosphere conditions. View Abstract and Thesis
  • Kelly Marie McWilliams. Modeling the incidence of Copulation of a Glaucous-winged Gull Colony. View Thesis

2007 Theses

  • Hector Santiago. 2007. Ontogenetic changes in the bone histology of Larus glaucescens and comparison to non-avian dinosaurs. View Thesis
  • Jennifer Dee. 2007. Physical and chemical effects of high temperatures on avian dinosaur eggshell. View Thesis



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