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    • Ortiz, Juan Felipe (2019-04-16)
      Department: Biological Sciences
      Animal body plans, olfaction, immune response, and, neuronal connectivity, among many others, traits that in addition to being highly polymorphic, are driven by clusters of tandemly duplicated genes (CTDG). CTDGs are not ...
    • Gibson, Brian Travis (2011-03-21)
      Department: Mechanical Engineering
      Friction Stir Welding (FSW) is a solid-state joining technique that is rapidly expanding to a wide range of industries. In this thesis, custom low-cost force measurement methods developed specifically for use with FSW are ...
    • Wuerth, Ingrid Brunk; Helfer, Laurence r. (Michigan Journal of International law, 2016)
      Contemporary international lawmaking is characterized by a rapid growth of “soft law” instruments. Interdisciplinary studies have followed suit, purporting to frame the key question states face as a choice between soft and ...
    • Walker, Celia; Erickson, Sue (Vanderbilt UniversityJean and Alexander Heard Library, 2008-09-17)
      In 2004, Vanderbilt University announced that it would change the way its first year students live on campus. A major capital campaign was launched to create ten new or refurbished college halls on Peabody College campus ...
    • Thomas, Randall S., 1955-; Martin, Kenneth J.; O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965- (Iowa Law Review, 2012)
      According to the dispute resolution literature, one advantage of arbitration over litigation is that arbitration enables the parties to customize their dispute resolution procedures. For example, parties can choose the ...
    • Martin, Kenneth J.; O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965-; Thomas, Randall S., 1955- (Iowa Law Review, 2012)
      According to the dispute resolution literature, one advantage of arbitration over litigation is that arbitration enables the parties to customize their dispute resolution procedures. For example, parties can choose the ...
    • Qin, Ximing (2010-12-21)
      Department: Biological Sciences
      Circadian rhythms are intrinsic biological rhythms that have a period close to 24 hours. Prokaryotic cyanobacteria are the simplest organisms that show robust circadian rhythms, and are the only organisms that have a ...
    • Marcus, Leah S. (Leah Sinanoglou) (University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Dept. of English, 1995)
    • Gutman, Jennifer Marilyn (2018-10-01)
      Department: English
      This thesis examines Jennifer Egan’s 2012 Twitter story, “Black Box,” and specifically its relevance to evolving concerns on the contemporary literary and cultural scene, including theories of new humanism, the role of ...
    • Cha, Yong I. (2006-04-28)
      Department: Cell and Developmental Biology
      Prostaglandin G/H synthases (PGHS), commonly referred to as cyclooxygenases (COX-1 and COX-2), catalyze a key step in the synthesis of biologically active prostaglandins (PGs), the conversion of arachidonic acid (AA) into ...
    • Boutte, Angela Monique (2005-12-05)
      Department: Neuroscience
      Our aged population is poised to expand dramatically within the next decade. In Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis studies, the end point hallmarks or lesions are known and well studied; however, the exact processes leading ...
    • Mazurska, Joanna Maria (2015-11-12)
      Department: History
      The case of Czeslaw Milosz’s exile is significant because the writer epitomizes a 20th century intellectual torn among different loyalties, threatened by the totalizing claims of the Nazi or communist regimes, finally ...
    • Ingram, Kevin; Moore, D. J. (Vanderbilt University, 2007-10-22)
    • Russaw, Kimberly Dawn (2016-04-12)
      Department: Religion
      RELIGION Dissertation under the direction of Professor Herbert R. Marbury Biblical daughters - female members of the household who are not yet mothers - execute particular tactics to navigate antagonistic systems ...
    • Jimenez, Stephen Keith (2017-12-04)
      Department: Civil Engineering
      Damage mechanics approaches are developed for the numerical modeling of fracture evolution along sharp (i.e., zero-thickness) and diffuse (i.e., finite-thickness) interfaces and applied to investigate ice sheet fracture ...
    • McNutt, Jacob Noel (2011-08-03)
      Department: Civil Engineering
      Many of the steel and concrete bridges built in the 20th century are reaching the end of their planned service life in the early part of the new century. Corrosion and fatigue fracture of steel, and cracking, spalling, ...
    • Guthrie, Chris; Daily, Melody Richardson; Riskin, Leonard L., 1942- (Journal of Dispute Resolution, 2004)
      Seven law school faculty members and one practicing attorney recently developed and taught a wholly new kind of law course based on an already published case study, Damages: One Family's Legal Struggles in the World of ...
    • Huh, Joanna; 0000-0002-5500-6720 (2020-06-17)
      Department: English
      Damaging Intimacy reimagines the history of selfhood in early modernity. Whereas scholars traditionally regard the bounded self and the individuated body as the basic unit of interpersonal relations, I trace the risks and ...
    • Cornfield, Daniel B.; Wood, David, 1946- (Vanderbilt University, 2009-03-09)
    • Lim, Wesley Ben (2012-03-28)
      Department: German
      My project addresses the representation of dance, dance-like, and pedestrian movement within the urban space in German literature around 1900. The dynamic cosmopolitan centers of Berlin and Paris not only attracted authors ...