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A Conservative Mechanism of Polarization Drives Hyphal Growth in the Opportunistic Yeast Pathogen Candida albicans APOBEC3B-driven mutagenesis in breast and other human cancers Accumulation of unligated Okazaki fragments induces PCNA ubiquitination at lysine 107 and Rad59-dependent replication fork progression An Epidemiologic and Genetic Exploration of the Etiology of Type 2 Diabetes in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) and Epidemiology of Hearing Loss (EHLS)/Beaver Dam Offspring (BOSS) Studies An exposition on trichome development and cell shape with a focus on the function of MIXTA-like R2R3-MYBs Assessing Biodiversity, Evolution, and Biogeography in Bonefishes (Albuliformes): Resolving Relationships and Aiding Management B-G Gene Structure, Genetic Variation and Expression in the Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Major Histocompatibility Complex CCUG repeat toxicity in myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2) CFTRY genotype, not circulating catecholamines, influence cardiovascular function in cystic fibrosis Characterization Of The Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor Genome Using Transposon-Mediated Insertional Mutagenesis Characterization and cellular roles of a bacterial O-GlcNAc transferase in Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942 Characterization of the Sleeping Beauty transposon system for gene therapy applications Characterization of the effects of regulators PrgY and PrgZ on the inducibility of plasmid pCF10 in Enterococcus faecalis Characterization of the function of the C. elegans heterochronic gene lin-42/per during larval development Characterizing the host response and genetic control of resistance in 'Honeycrisp' to apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) Comparative analyses identify adaptive genetic variation in crops and crop wild relatives Comparative genomic analyses of Clavibacter michiganensis subspecies and characterization of their interactions with nonhost plants Computational analysis of BMP mediated embryonic patterning in Drosophila melanogaster Computational analysis of genome-scale growth-interaction data in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Computational methods to explore chemical and genetic interaction networks for novel human therapies Control of Caenorhabditis elegans sexual development by TRA-1 and its targets Development of the larval zebrafish as a genetic model for the nicotine response Development, Experience and Expression of Meaning in Genetic Counselors' Lives: An Exploratory Analysis Discovery of a new species of Heterococcus and analysis of its lifecycle, genome, and lipid production Dissecting the mechanism for regulation of hydrogenase gene expression in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii using the RSP3 reporter gene Ecology and evolution in fluctuating environments Epigenetic and genetic control of imprinting at the Mez1 locus in maize Equilibrium properties of DNA and other semiflexible polymers confined in nanochannels Evaluating genomewide marker-based breeding methods in traditional and wild relative-derived barley populations Examining genetic diversity, outbreeding depression, and local adaptation in a native fish reintroduction program Expression Profiling of the in vitro Infection of Cryptosporidium Expression of transgenes in liver by gene therapy-mediated repopulation Expression, Regulation and Evolutionary patterns of a large family of Defensin- Like genes found in the nodules of Medicago truncatula Fine mapping coincident QTL on a chromosome 6H introgression region from unadapted germplasm into elite malting barley Flagellar proteins regulating motility, assembly and photobehavior in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Functional and structural brain markers of the genetic vulnerability to schizophrenia: A neuroimaging investigation of schizophrenia patients, non -psychotic adult relatives, and community ontrols Gene expression profiling of multiple autoimmune diseases Gene therapy for Athabascan SCID Gene therapy strategies for targeting the treatment refractory sites in Hurler syndrome Genetic Analysis of Moose Populations from Minnesota and Yellowstone National Park Genetic Factors Underlying Disease and Performance Traits in Standardbreds Genetic and Genomic Analysis of Nonhost Resistance to Wheat Stem Rust in Brachypodium distachyon Genetics-Based Research at the Minnesota State Fair: The Impacts of Public Engagement on Participatory Experience Genome Wide Association Mapping and Genomic Selection for Agronomic and Disease Traits in Soybean Genome engineering in large animals for agricultural and biomedical applications Genome mapping of end-use quality traits in a wheat recombinant inbred population Genome organization and genetic diversity of wildrice (Zizania palustris L.) Genome-wide analysis for the identification of mRNA elements that contribute to post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression Genomewide prediction of genotypic values and genetic variances within 969 maize biparental populations Genomic provenance and genetic providence in domesticated barley HIV-1 host cell factors How Salamander Species Can Hybridize Extensively Yet Remain Distinct: Insights from Habitat Data, Molecules, and Behavior Identification and Analysis of Candidate MLL-AF9 Cooperating Genes in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Identification and Characterization of DNA Methylation Variation within Maize Identification and characterization of novel ADP-ribosyl cyclase family members Identification and characterization of novel positive regulators of the Target of Rapamycin (TOR) pathway in Drosophila melanogaster Identification and characterization of three Arabidopsis sugar insensitive genes Identification of Genes and Pathways Involved in Schwann Cell Tumor Initiation, Development and Progression to Develop Novel Drug Targets Immune-Mediated Myositis in Horses: From phenotype to genotype Implementing Association Mapping and Genomic Selection to Advance Breeding for Complex Traits in Barley Inheritance and quantitative trait loci analysis of leaf rust resistance in wheat Integrating Longitudinal Twin Research and Measured Genetic Variation to Test Developmental Theories of Behavioral Disinhibition and Adolescent Substance Use Invasion biology of the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar (L.)) at a northern range boundary in Minnesota Investigation of the doublesex and mab-3 related transcription factors (Dmrts) in mammalian germ cell development Isokinetic strength differences in patients with Mucopolysaccharidosis I, II, and VI Landscape Ecology and Population Genetics of Minnesota's Bats Learning with Kernels and Graphs to Understand Cancer DNA Copy Number Variations Mechanisms and prevention of variable craniofacial defects in twisted gastrulation mutant mice Mechanisms for Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor Internalization Metabolic and Genetic Determinants of Urolithiasis in a Natural Canine Model Modulation of BMP Signaling During Dorsal-Ventral Patterning in Drosophila melanogaster Molecular Therapy for Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I Molecular bases of equine polysaccharide storage myopathies Molecular phylogenetics of the New World blackbirds (Icteridae) Montbeliarde-sired crossbreds compared with pure Holsteins for feed intake, production, fertility, survival, and body measurements Multi-environment Validation and Efficiency of Genomewide Selection among Maize Doubled Haploids Multivariate DNA Taphonomy: Evaluating the Effects of Environmental Context, Specimen Properties, and Laboratory Strategies on the Preservation and Detection of DNA in Ancient and Challenging Specimens Murine Models of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 5 New resistance in old places: resistance to the Ug99 race group of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici in wheat intra/inter-generic hybrids and historic germplasm Oncogenic roles of RAS in acute myeloid leukemia cooperated with Mll -AF9 Overexpression analysis reveals novel growth regulators in the target of rapamycin signaling pathway Phylogeography and landscape genetics of tigers (Panthera tigris) and Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Thailand Population genetic structure, pollen dispersal, and local adaptation in Quercus oleoides forests of Costa Rica Population genomics of the legume symbionts Sinorhizobium meliloti and S. medicae Portrait of the Master Genetic Counselor: A Qualitative Investigation of Expertise in Genetic Counseling Purification and characterization of protein complexes containing the Arabidopsis disease resistance protein RPS2 QTL Mapping and GWAS Identify Sources of Iron Deficiency Chlorosis and Canopy Wilt Tolerance in the Fiskeby III X Mandarin (Ottawa) Soybean Population RNA gain of function effects in spinocerebellar ataxia type 8 Reciprocal regulation between the prgQ and prgX operons of pCF10, a conjugative plasmid of Enterococcus faecalis Regulation of autophagy by the Unc51 family kinases Atg1 and ADUK in Drosophila melanogaster Seasonal metabolism of brown adipose tissue and brain mitochondria in the thirteen-lined ground squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus ) Shoot Apical Meristem Architecture in Maize: Diversity, Genetic Control, and its Relationship to Adult Plant Morphology Simulation of *stochastic chemical systems: Applications in the design and construction of synthetic gene networks Smad 1/5 and Smad 4 Expression Are Necessary for Osteoclast Differentiation Tests for detection of rare variants and gene-environment interaction in cohort and twin family studies The BCL6 transcriptional corepressor (BCOR) is required for multiple aspects of murine embryonic development The Centromere Linkage Pathway (CLiP): Towards a new model of sister centromere cohesion The Fanconi anemia pathway and HELQ work alongside dormant replication origins to suppress replication-associated genome instability The Genetics of General Cognitive Ability The Mechanism of Precise Genome Engineering in Human Cells The N-terminus of Mcm10 functions in DNA damage resistance The Past as a Window to the Future: Phylogeography, Historical Demography, and Conservation Genetics of Plethodon jordani, a Terrestrial Salamander Endemic to the Great Smoky Mountains The Role of Anergy in Peripheral Regulatory T cell Generation The Under-Explored Diversity of the Soybean Genome The adaptive value and genetic basis of maternal effects in competitive environments The development, engineering and application of tal effector nucleases for targeted genome modification The eta7/csn3-3 auxin response mutant of Arabidopsis defines a novel function for the CSN3 subunit of the COP9 signalosome The prevalence and genetic basis of Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy The role of Akt in SCA1 pathogenesis The role of DNA repair in Candida albicans genome maintenance The role of SHORT HYPOCOTYL UNDER BLUE 1 in Arabidopsis seed and seedling development The role of deleterious substitutions in crop genomes The role of endoglin during mesoderm specification The role of the transcriptional corepressor Bcor in embryonic stem cells and mouse development Tiger Population Simulation Model: Practical Conservation Applications Analyzing the effects of Poaching, Inbreeding Depression and Habitat Connectivity on Tiger Population Viability Timing, growth and homeostasis: An anthology of three novel players in Drosophila melanogaster Topoisomerase II: Characterization of the Topoisomerase II Checkpoint and the Classic top2-4 mutant allele Tracking hematopoietic development from human pluripotent stem cells Understanding Social Role Contributions to Antisocial Behavior in Adolescence and Adulthood: A Genetically Informed Approach Using wild and landrace germplasm and current breeding methods to improve winterhardiness in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) Validation and Extension of the Reciprocal-Engagement Model of Genetic Counseling Practice: A Qualitative Investigation of Genetic Counselor Goals, Strategies, and Behaviors Who should I bring? A qualitative examination of the role of the support person in the cancer genetic counseling appointment Whole exome sequencing identifies candidate genes for autosomal dominant mesomandibular fibro-osseous dysplasia (ADMFOD), a self-resolving inherited fibro-osseous lesion of the jaws, unrelated to fibrous dysplasia cis- and trans-acting Transcriptional Activators: Characterization of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and a Novel Two-component System of Staphylococcus aureus hTERT enables heterogeneity in a population of HMEC which sustains oncogene sensitive and resistant clones lin-42, the C. elegans homolog of the circadian rhythm gene period controls developmental timing and dauer formation