Open-access, full-text copies of UT GSBS dissertations from 2009 onwards. Topics include all aspects of the biomedical sciences.

Older UT GSBS dissertations (from approximately 1979-1999) are available in print format only, in The TMC Library. They are listed in the Catalog. Search by subject heading: "Dissertations, Academic--University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences" for the full list.

Some older GSBS dissertations are available online via ProQuest, but full-text access is restricted to TMC academic institutions affiliated with The TMC Library.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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ANDROGEN RECEPTOR AND PROSTATE CANCER CELL HETEROGENEITY, Qu Deng

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Cyclin B1 mediates the effect of UCHL1 in promoting cell cycle progression in uterine papillary serous carcinoma, Suet Ying Kwan

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EFFECT OF ENTINOSTAT ON NK CELL-MEDIATED CYTOTOXICITY AGAINST OS CELLS AND OS LUNG METASTSIS, Simin Kiany

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Evaluating the impact of post-translational modifications by the secreted zinc metalloprotease, GelE, on the major autolysin of E. faecalis, AtlA, and a stress-induced protein, SalB, Emily K. Stinemetz

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FRET-Based Investigations of the Structure-Function Relationships in the NMDA Receptor, Drew M. Dolino

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FURTHER ADVANCES FOR THE SEQUENTIAL MULTIPLE ASSIGNMENT RANDOMIZED TRIAL (SMART), TIANJIAO DAI

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INTEGRATIVE ANALYSIS OF OMICS DATA IN ADULT GLIOMA AND OTHER TCGA CANCERS TO GUIDE PRECISION MEDICINE, Xin hu and xin hu

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MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF INWARD AND OUTWARD BUDDING FROM MULTIVESICULAR ENDOSOMES, Monica Gireud Goss

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PARP inhibitor upregulates PD-L1 expression and enhances cancer-associated immunosuppression, Shiping Jiao

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PROTEOMIC IDENTIFICATION OF HISTONE POST-TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATIONS INDUCED BY DNA DOUBLE-STRAND BREAKS AND NOVEL PROTEINS INVOLVED IN THE DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE, Pingping Wang

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ROLE AND REGULATION OF SPHINGOSINE 1-PHOSPHATE IN ERYTHROCYTE, Kaiqi Sun

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Statistical Methods for Two Problems in Cancer Research: Analysis of RNA-seq Data from Archival Samples and Characterization of Onset of Multiple Primary Cancers, Jialu Li

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TARGETING APOPTOTIC PATHWAYS TO OVERCOME DRUG RESISTANCE IN ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA, Rongqing Pan

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The External Globus Pallidus: Bidirectional Control Over Anxiety-Related Behavior Mediated by CRFR1, Albert J. Hunt Jr

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The Hypoxic Adenosine Response Modulates Macrophage Differentiation and Contributes to Lung Disease, Kemly Mary Philip

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The Role of the DIRAS Family Members in Regulating Ras Function, Cancer Growth and Autophagy, Margie Nicole Sutton

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TUMOR-CELL DERIVED INHIBIN, BETA A IS ESSENTIAL FOR ADRENERGIC EFFECTS ON FIBROBLAST ACTIVATION, Archana Sidalaghatta Nagaraja

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VISUALIZING THE DYNAMICS OF IMMUNE SURVEILLANCE IN BRAIN TUMORS BY INTRAVITAL MULTIPHOTON MICROSCOPY, Felix Nwajei

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Accurate mutation annotation and functional prediction enhance the applicability of -omics data in precision medicine, Tenghui Chen

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AN AUTOMATED SYRINGE PUMP SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING THE REPRODUCIBILITY OF DYNAMIC HYPERPOLARIZED MRI PHANTOMS, Harlee G. Harrison

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A Phase I dose-escalation study of the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib in combination with the MTOR inhibitor everolimus in subjects with advanced cancer, Javier Munoz

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Assessing the Potential Clinical Impact of Variable Biological Effectiveness in Proton Radiotherapy, Christopher R. Peeler Ph.D.

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Attitudes Towards Prenatal Genetics Among Southeast and East Asian Women: A Qualitative Pilot Study, GINGER J. TSAI

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BIAS AND VARIABILITY IN IMAGE-BASED VOLUMETRIC YTTRIUM-90 DOSIMETRY, Wendy Siman

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Cellular and genetic bases of cold nociception and nociceptive sensitization in Drosophila larvae, Heather N. Turner

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Characterization of Stem Cell Turnover in a Living Epithelial Bilayer, Elizabeth Sumner

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Characterization of the ATO Gene Family in Alternative Carbon Metabolism, Heather A. Danhof

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Characterization of Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2 and its role in Parkinson's Disease Pathogenesis using Drosophila, Antonio Joel Tito Jr. and Sheng Zhang

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CIRCUMVENTING CISPLATIN RESISTANCE IN OVARIAN CANCERS THROUGH REACTIVATION OF p53 BY NON-CROSS-RESISTANT PLATINUM ANALOGS, Michelle Martinez-Rivera

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Clinical Significance of Homologous Recombination Deficiency Score Testing in Endometrial Cancer, Jean M. Hansen

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CLL METABOLISM IS REGULATED BY PROGNOSTIC FACTORS, MODULATED BY STROMA AND ABROGATED BY PI3K INHIBITION, Hima Vangapandu

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CONCOMITANT TARGETING OF THE MTOR/MAPK PATHWAYS: NOVEL THERAPEUTIC STRATEGY IN SUBSETS OF NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER, Dennis Ruder

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¬¬DEFINE THE EPIGENETIC PROFILES AND SUBTYPE-SPECIFIC GENES OF BREAST CANCER, Wenqian Li

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DEFINING THE FUNCTIONS OF USP22 AND USP44 IN REGULATION OF H2BUB1 LEVELS, xianjiang Lan

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Determination of Thermal Dose Model Parameters Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Christopher James MacLellan

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Determining Mechanisms of Response to Polo-like Kinase 1 Inhibition in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Ruchitha Goonatilake

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Developing and using methyl-specific antibodies to study the biological roles of arginine methylation, Vidyasiri Vemulapalli

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Development and Implementation of an Anthropomorphic Head & Neck Phantom for the Assessment of Proton Therapy Treatment Procedures, Daniela Branco

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Development Of An In Silico Kir Genotyping Algorithm And Its Application To Population And Cancer Immunogenetic Analyses, Howard Rosoff

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DEVELOPMENT OF RATIONAL COMBINATION THERAPY WITH PARP INHIBITORS AND KINASE INHIBITORS IN TNBC, Wen-Hsuan Yu

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Effect of Photographs of Visible Genetic Conditions on Quality of Life Perceptions, Christina Falugi

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EMPLOYING T CELLS FOR ANTIGEN PRESENTATION: ROLE OF NY-ESO-1+ T-APC VACCINE IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA, Krina K. Patel

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Encapsulated Contrast Agent Markers for MRI-based Post-implant Dosimetry, Tze Yee Lim

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Epigenetic modulation in BRAF mutated metastatic colorectal cancer, Van Morris

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Ethnic Identity and Teratogenic Risk Perceptions, Katie M. Chan

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Factors Influencing Uptake of Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy by BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers, Victoria E. Breen

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FUNCTIONAL REGULATION OF YAP BY AURORA A KINASE IN TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER, Shih-Shin Chang

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FUNCTION AND MECHANISM OF ALKBH5 IN N6-METHYL-ADENOSINE RNA MODIFICATION IN GLIOBLASTOMA, Sicong Zhang

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GENOMIC DRIVERS OF CUTANEOUS SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA DEVELOPMENT, Vida Chitsazzadeh

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GSK3BETA-MEDIATED EZH2 PHOSPHORYLATION SUPPRESSES METHYLATION OF H3K27 AND EZH2’S ONCOGENIC FUNCTIONS, How-Wen Ko

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Her4 Promotes a Stem-like Phenotype in Osteosarcoma, Rocio K. RIvera-Valentin

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Identifying Treatment Planning System Errors in IROC-Houston Head and Neck Phantom Irradiations, James Kerns

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INSIGHTS INTO DETERMINANTS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO COLONIZATION, VIRULENCE AND ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN ENTEROCOCCI, Maria Camila Montealegre

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INTEGRATION OF MULTI-PLATFORM HIGH-DIMENSIONAL OMIC DATA, Xuebei An

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INTERROGATING DUX4 MRNA 3′ END PROCESSING, Natoya J. Peart

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Investigating Metastatic Lineage in Colorectal Cancer by Single Cell DNA Sequencing, Marco Leung

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INVESTIGATING THE ROLES OF ΔNP63 AS A SUPPRESSOR OF MIGRATION, INVASION, AND METASTASIS, Ramon E. Flores Gonzalez

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INVESTIGATION OF RADIATION INJURY IN THE ESOPHAGUS FROM DEFINITIVE CHEMORADIATION THERAPY USING NOVEL IMAGING BIOMARKERS, Joshua S. Niedzielski

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In Vivo Kinome Screen Reveals Non-canonical CDK-driven Metabolic Adaptation in Brain Metastasis, Frank J. Lowery III

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LIPOCALIN 2 PROMOTES THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PRO-TUMORIGENIC MICROENVIRONMENT IN PANCREATIC CANCER, Sobeyda B. Gomez-Chou

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LONG-TERM SURVIVAL IN METASTATIC MELANOMA PATIENTS WITH LEPTOMENINGEAL DISEASE TREATED WITH INTRATHECAL INTERLEUKIN-2, Isabella C. Glitza Oliva

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MAGUK SCAFFOLDS ORGANIZE A KEY SYNAPTIC COMPLEX IN HORIZONTAL CELL PROCESSES CONTACTING PHOTORECEPTORS, Alejandro Vila, Ph.D.

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Measurement of the Electron Return Effect Using PRESAGE Dosimeter, Gye Won Choi

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MECHANISMS OF REGULATION OF TAU IRES MEDIATED TRANSLATION, Niza Nemkul

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MECHANISTIC AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF B AND T LYMPHOCYTE ATTENUATOR (BTLA) IN CD8 TUMOR INFILTRATING LYMPHOCYTES, krit ritthipichai

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MICROENVIRONMENT-INDUCED PTEN LOSS BY EXOSOMAL MICRORNA PRIMES BRAIN METASTASIS OUTGROWTH, Lin Zhang

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Network Dynamics of Visual Object Recognition, Mehmet C. Kadipasaoglu

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NIPT Results Indicative of Maternal Neoplasms: Genetic Counselors' Preferences and Attitudes, Meagan E. Giles

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No Difference in Health Related Quality of Life Between Therapeutic Options for Type 1 Gaucher Disease, Victoria Wagner

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NOVEL MECHANISMS OF β-ADRENERGIC SIGNALING IN PROSTATE CANCER PROGRESSION, Mohit Hulsurkar

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Novel Simulation to Avoid Bias in Measurement of Hyperpolarized Pyruvate: Demonstrated in Phantom and In Vivo, Christopher M. Walker

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NUCLEOTIDE EXCISION REPAIR, CROSSLINK REPAIR AND TRANSCRIPTIONAL FUNCTION OF XPA IN HUMAN CELLS, Mandira Mananadhar

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ORGANIZATION AND REGULATION OF PROTEINS REQUIRED FOR INITIATION OF CELL DIVISION IN ESCHERICHIA COLI, Veronica W. Rowlett

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ORGAN SPECIFIC VASCULAR RESPONSE TO FIBROSIS AFFECTS BREAST CANCER METASTATIC ORGANOTROPISM, Eliot S. Fletcher and Eliot S. Fletcher

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Patient Perception of Negative Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing Results, Ann Theresa Wittman

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POLY (ADP) RIBOSE POLYMERASE INHIBITORS FOR THE TREATMENT OF MALIGNANT PERIPHERAL NERVE SHEATH TUMOR, Christine M. Kivlin

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Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patient with Breast and Colorectal Cancer, Meghan S. Karuturi

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PREECLAMPSIA: THE ROLES OF ACUTE INFLAMMATION AND INTRAUTERINE STRESS, Nicholas Parchim

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REGULATION OF BREAST CANCER INITIATION AND PROGRESSION BY 14-3-3ZETA, Chia-Chi Chang

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REGULATION OF THE ESCRT FUNCTION OF ALIX, Sheng Sun

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REROUTING PRE-EXISTING HOST VACCINE-INDUCED IMMUNITY TOWARDS BREAST CANCER, Bharat Kumar Reddy Chaganty

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Role of phosphorylation in the regulation of PRMT5, Alexsandra B. Espejo

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TARGETING PD-1/PDL-1 SIGNALING IN THE TREATMENT OF OSTEOSARCOMA LUNG METASTASIS, Pooja Dhupkar 3012359

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The Immune Microenvironment of Microsatellite Instable Endometrial Cancer, Janelle B. Pakish

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The Impact of Cortical State on Neural Coding and Behavior, Charles Beaman

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THE NOTCH TARGET HES4 PROMOTES OSTEOSARCOMA TUMOR GROWTH AND METASTASIS BY INHIBITING OSTEOGENIC DIFFERENTIATION, AND HAS POTENTIAL AS A PROGNOSTIC BIOMARKER FOR NEWLY DIAGNOSED PATIENTS WITH HIGH GRADE OSTEOSARCOMA., Madonna McManus

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THE NOVEL REGULATION OF HISTONE MODIFICATION IN CANCER DEVELOPMENT, xian zhang

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The Psychosocial Effects of the Li-Fraumeni Education and Early Detection (LEAD) Program on Indivdiuals with Li-Fraumeni Syndrome, Jessica L. Ross

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THE ROLE OF 5-ALPHA REDUCTASE 3 IN STEROID METABOLISM, zahi mitri

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THE ROLE OF AMP-ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE (AMPK) IN TUMORIGENESIS, Fei Han

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THE ROLE OF GDF15 IN OVARIAN CANCER, Daisy I. Izaguirre

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THE ROLE OF PHOSPHORYLATION IN PAM2 MOTIF-CONTAINING PROTEINS MEDIATED MESSENGER RNA DEADENYLATION, KAI-LIEH HUANG

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THE ROLE OF STREPTOCOCCUS GALLOLYTICUS SUBSPECIES GALLOLYTICUS IN COLON CANCER DEVELOPMENT, Jennifer L. Herold

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The Role of Two Homologous E3 Ligases in Muscle Physiology, Gabrielle F. Gloston

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THE ROLES OF MALT1 IN NF-κB ACTIVATION AND SOLID TUMOR PROGRESSION, Deng Pan

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THE THIOREDOXIN TRX-1 REGULATES THE MAJOR OXIDATIVE STRESS RESPONSE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR, SKN-1, IN CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS, Katie C. McCallum

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TNF SIGNALING DURING TISSUE DAMAGE-INDUCED NOCICEPTIVE SENSITIZATION IN DROSOPHILA, Juyeon Jo

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TRIM24 orchestrates metabolic reprogramming and EMT in Breast Cancer, Kaushik Thakkar

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Understanding the Mechanism and Extent of vlsE Recombination in Borrelia burgdorferi using Next-Generation Sequencing, Surabhi Tyagi

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USING MOUSE MODELS TO DEFINE HOW THE P53 R72P POLYMORPHISM IMPACTS THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF DOXORUBICIN AND IONIZING RADIATION, Emily Dominguez