A list of CBE thesis abstracts for the 2016–2018 academic years

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 


"Optimization of a Two Stage, Vertical Flow Treatment Wetland for Total Nitrogen Removal at Bridger Bowl Ski Area," Thesis Defense by Shayla Woodhouse, Masters candidate, civil & environmental engineering, Montana State University, December 15, 2017. Thesis abstract

“Nutrient limitation alters metabolism, Cr(VI) response, and biofilm matrix composition in Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough,” Thesis Defense by Lauren Franco, PhD candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, November 14, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Visualizing and quantifying biomineralization in wellbore analog reactors," Thesis Defense by  Drew Norton, Masters candidate, civil & environmental engineering, Montana State University, July 14, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Selecting Filter Media for Phosphorus Removal at the Ennis National Fish Hatchery Three-Stage Subsurface Flow Treatment Wetland," Thesis Defense by  Jack Wallis, Masters candidate, civil & environmental engineering, Montana State University, July 12, 2017. Thesis abstract

“Organic amendments for enhancing microbial coalbed methane production,” Thesis Defense by Katherine Davis, PhD candidate, civil & environmental engineering, Montana State University, July 7, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Characterization of the stability of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa ribosomal proteins under stress conditions," Thesis Defense by Sila Yanardag, Masters candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, June 22, 2017. Thesis abstract

“Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Biofilm – Porous Media Systems," Thesis Defense by  Catherine M. Kirkland, PhD candidate, civil and environmental engineering, Montana State University, May 26, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Breaking up isn’t hard to do: Crystal pressure in nanoscale pores," Thesis Defense by Emily Berglund, Masters candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University,  April 5, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Fungal production of biofuel and flavor compounds in liquid and solid state," Thesis Defense by Heidi Schoen, PhD candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University, January 17, 2017.  Thesis abstract

"Exploring complex systems and relationships in the quest for renewable algal biodiesel," Thesis Defense by Tisza Bell, PhD candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, November 21, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in an in vitro chronic wound model," Thesis Defense by Ben White, Masters candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, October 7, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Multiscale analysis of trophic interactions in microbial communities," Thesis Defense by Kristopher Hunt, PhD candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University, September 19, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Ultra high-throughput fluorescence detection for single cell applications in drop microfluidics," Thesis Defense by Robert Schaefer, Masters candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University, June 7, 2016. Thesis abstract