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Theses and Dissertations Spring 2009 to present

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This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta submitted since Spring 2009. Documents are added to this collection through the review process required for convocation for current students.

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  1. Biophysics underlying bistable neurons with branching dendrites

    by Kim, Hojeong

    The goal of this thesis is to investigate the biophysical basis underlying the nonlinear relationship between firing response...

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  2. Bio-relation Discovery and Sparse Learning

    by Shi, Yi

    In this dissertation, I discuss several important problems in the area of bio-relation discovery (BRD). Discovering bio-relations...

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  3. Biosynthetic Studies of Resorcylic Acid Lactones, Hypothemycin, Radicicol, and Dehydrocurvularin

    by Gao, Zhizeng

    Fungal polyketides, a vast source for pharmaceutical industries, are biosynthesized by multifunctional iterative polyketide...

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  4. Bio-Transformation of Fatty Acids

    by Shahzadi, Asima

    This research focused on the bioconversion of unsaturated fatty acids to hydroxy fatty acids, which are platform chemicals...

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  5. Bioturbation and Resource Quality: A Case Study from the Upper Cretaceous Lysing and Nise Formations, Ellida and Midnatsoll Fields, Norwegian Sea

    by Polo, Camilo

    Nine cores (approx. 156 m) within the Upper Cretaceous Lysing and Nise formations (Møre Basin, Norwegian continental shelf)...

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  6. Bisphosphonate-modified nanoparticles as drug delivery systems for bone diseases

    by Wang, guilin

    The objective of this thesis is to design nanoparticle (NP)-based drug delivery systems suitable for treatment of bone diseases....

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  7. Bitumen Liberation Dynamics

    by Primkulov, Bauyrzhan K

    The minable oil sands extraction process can be understood on a scale of a single oil sand grain. When the oil sand ore is...

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  8. Black carbon in Quebec boreal black spruce forests

    by Soucémarianadin, Laure N.

    Wildfires affect boreal forest carbon stocks through consumption of the vegetation and forest floor, and production of black...

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  9. Black-tailed prairie dog declines in northwestern Mexico: species-habitat relationships in a changing landscape

    by Avila-Flores, Rafael

    One of the three largest systems of black-tailed prairie dog (BTPD) colonies is located in northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico....

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  10. Bladder outlet obstruction: progression from inflammation to fibrosis

    by Metcalfe, Peter

    Abstract: Introduction: Partial bladder outlet obstruction (pBOO) is a ubiquitous problem that results in renal damage. ...

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  11. Block LU simulation with an Approximate Model of Coregionalization

    by Wang, Tong

    Geostatistical techniques are used to estimate recoverable reserves at unsampled locations and to quantify uncertainty. Several...

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  12. Blown Away: The Shedding and Oscillation of Sessile Drops by Cross Flowing Air

    by Milne, Andrew J. B.

    For drops sessile on a solid surface, cross flowing air can drive drop oscillation or shedding, based on the balance and...

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    by Yang, Xing Dong

    The current computer input devices are either direct or indirect based on how interactive input data is interpreted by a...

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  14. Bodies and texts, spaces and borders: women re-envision breast cancer

    by Woodman, Dorothy

    This dissertation explores breast cancer experiences by predominately contemporary American women that are creative interventions...

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  15. Bone and meat discolouration of broiler chicken thighs

    by Singla, Sandeep

    Consumer acceptance of meat depends on its colour and there is a negative bias in North America for broiler dark meat. Freezing...

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  16. Bone health and Growth in Children post Liver Transplant

    by Alzaben, Abeer Salman

    The study aim was to compare the impact of corticosteroid-free and corticosteroid-containing immunosuppressive regimes on...

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  17. Bone Targeting Salmon Calcitonin Analogues as Drug Delivery Systems for Bone Disease

    by Bhandari, Krishna H

    The objective of this thesis was to design bone targeting salmon calcitonin (sCT) analogues as drug delivery systems for...

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  18. Bootstrap Learning of Heuristic Functions

    by Jabbari Arfaee, Shahab

    We investigate the use of machine learning to create effective heuristics for single-agent search. Our method aims to generate...

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  19. Boxes Fulla Fun: The Fulla doll, Identity and Consumption in a Globalizing Arab World

    by Saleh, Lena O.

    This thesis uses the case study of the Arab-Islamic Fulla doll to examine the relationships among globalization, consumption...

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  20. Branching Out, 1973-1980: Canadian Second-Wave Feminism, Periodical Publishing and Cultural Politics

    by Jordan, Tessa E.

    “Branching Out, 1973-1980: Canadian Second-Wave Feminism, Periodical Publishing and Cultural Politics” considers the intersection...

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