A list of CBE thesis abstracts for the 2018 academic year

For a searchable database of thesis abstracts since 1970 please go to MSU's Electronic Thesis and Dissertation database at: https://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/732 


“The development and validation of a standard In vitro method to evaluate the efficacy of surface modified urinary catheters,” successful thesis defense by Jennifer Summers, Masters candidate, chemical & biological engineering, Montana State University, December 11, 2018.  Thesis abstract

Quorum Quenching as a Promising Method to Control Biofilm Growth in Metalworking Fluids,” successful thesis defense by Safiye Selen Özcan, Masters candidate, chemical & biological engineering, Montana State University, May 4, 2018.  Thesis abstract

 “Thermal inactivation kinetics of ureases and proppant sand immobilization using enzymatically induced calcium carbonate precipitation,” Thesis Defense by Vincent Morasko, Masters candidate, chemical & biological engineering, Montana State University, April 26, 2018. Thesis abstract 

The roles of hibernation promoting factor in resuscitation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from dormancy, Thesis Defense by Tatsuya Akiyama, PhD candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, April 12, 2018. Thesis abstract

“Ureolysis induced mineral precipitation material properties compared to oil and gas well cement,” Thesis Defense by Dicle Beser, Masters candidate, civil & environmental engineering, Montana State University, April 10, 2018. Thesis abstract

“Microbial Interactions and the Role of Environmental Stress in Natural and Synthetic Consortia,” Thesis Defense by Ashley Beck, PhD candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, March 8, 2018. Thesis abstract