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    • E-cadherin expression in Human Ovarian Cancer Cell Line Caov-3 

      Ansberger, Kristine (2009)
      It was estimated that 21,650 women were diagnosed with ovarian cancer and 15,520 women would’ve died of ovarian cancer in 2008. Stage 1 ovarian cancer is treatable 95% of the time, but due to a lack of symptoms, most cancers ...
    • The Economic Role of Culture 

      Bobina, Mariya (2009)
      The doctoral dissertation theme “Cultural predictors on economic performance and foreign direct investment” stems from two major streams of thought: (1) economic research on globalization and growth models and (2) ...
    • Effectiveness of online simulation training: Measuring faculty knowledge, perceptions, and intention to adopt 

      Kim, S.; Park, C.; O'Rourke, J. (Elsevier, 2016-06-26)
      Background: Best practice standards of simulation recommend standardized simulation training for nursing faculty. Online training may offer an effective and more widely available alternative to in-person training. Objectives: ...
    • An Efficient and Economical Assay to Screen for Triclosan Binding to FabI. 

      Demissie, RD; Kabre, P; Tuntland, ML; Fung, LW (SAGE Publications, 2016-04)
      Triclosan is an effective inhibitor for enoyl acyl carrier protein reductase (ENR) in fatty acid biosynthesis. Triclosan-resistant mutants of ENR have emerged. Thus, it is important to detect these triclosan-resistant ...
    • Electrostatic Atomization of Vegetable Oil 

      Al-Ahmed, Ghazi (2009)
      Raw (or used) vegetable oils can be used as liquid fuels; however, due to their high viscosity (more than 20 times higher than the viscosity of diesel fuel), atomization of these oils presents a major challenge of using ...
    • ELiminated 

      De Froy, Thomas; Venticinque, Don; Webb, Cece (2009)
      In an assignment dubbed “Failed Successfully,” students studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain were asked by Architecture professor Alex Lehnerer to transplant certain aspects of the Catalonian city into the Midwestern city ...
    • Enchanting Wood: Upper Story of Entrance Gateway, Padmanabhapuram Palace, India 

      Murali, Deepthi (2014)
      My dissertation examines cross-cultural artistic encounters in South India in the early modern period through a study of courtly decorative objects that are sites of cultural negotiations. This image is a photograph of the ...
    • Engraved in Stone: Desert Shamans of South America 

      Reid, David (2015)
      Located in the deserts of southern Peru, my studies have led me to explore ancient road systems that once connected vibrant prehistoric communities and agricultural landscapes. Due to climate change and increased aridification, ...
    • Environment 

      Murungi, Martin (2018)
      I study how our natural and built environments tend to compete over ownership of available spaces. I took this image of a floor when my graduate class visited The Ford Residence in Aurora, Illinois built in 1948. The home ...
    • Environmentally Friendly Cements 

      Quintana, Oscar (2009)
      There is an increase in the demand to reduce environmental impact in the production of Portland cement (most widely used in construction worldwide). This leads to the development of new processes to reduce greenhouse gases ...
    • Epstein Barr Virus 

      Brake, Lindsey (2010)
      The Epstein-Barr virus is a member of the herpes family, and is one of the most commonly found viruses in humans. Many people become infected during childhood, but the virus remains dormant within the throat and blood cells ...
    • Euryurid Gonopod 

      Jorgensen, Michael (2011)
      "All species on Earth are part of a single family tree. Determining how different species are related is one of the interests of a systematic biologist. These relationships are traditionally inferred by similarities in ...
    • The Ever-Encroaching Present 

      Piscitelli, Matthew (2011)
      Peru’s past is in danger, but from a rather unexpected source. Some of the country’s most valued heritage landmarks are threatened, not by looters or environmental catastrophes, but by an urban sprawl that expands on the ...
    • Evidence of Multiple Coordinate Representations during Generalization of Motor Learning 

      Parmar, P.N.; Huang, F.C.; Patton, J.L. (Springer Verlag, 2015-01)
      Several studies have suggested that the motor system takes advantage of a coordinate system when learning a novel sensorimotor environment. Such investigations, however, have not distinguished between initial preferences ...
    • explorations in dissonance #11— cognitive dissonance 

      Stamatis, Perrin (2008-10-26)
      This image is #11 in a series of 15 compositions that explore the use of dissonance in graphic design. My research and explorations of dissonance (in general) led me to the more specific theme of cognitive dissonance. I ...
    • The eyes of a parasite (Diptera: Eldunnia breviceps) 

      Arnold, Erika (2010)
      This image was created with a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and it depicts the head of Eldunnia breviceps, a blood-feeding ectoparasite. These flies, called “bat flies,” have remarkable adaptations for life on a bat, ...
    • Facing Biases 

      Weidner, Arin (2015)
      Healthcare providers have biases which inform the treatment options their patients receive. These biases come from patient race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and health status. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is ...
    • Fat! In the right places! 

      Keskar, Vandana (2009)
      The focus of my dissertation research has been to develop a highly macroporous tissue engineering scaffold that would enable stem cell viability and differentiation. The stem cells used in my project are human mesenchymal ...
    • Fight/Flight 

      Tantipathananandh, Chayant (2013)
      This image was captured in Kenya during a field trip as part of a course in computational ecology, which is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Computer Science at UIC and the Department of Ecology ...
    • Firing for the World 

      Xu, Wenpeng (2018)
      This image depicts the debris of a 12th-century dragon kiln at Dehua in Southeast China. Thousands of porcelain shards and broken saggars on the site reveal an industrial scale of porcelain production in the preindustrial ...