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Improving Usable Security and System Safety 

Perr, Christopher (2014-07-17)
Usability in information technology systems plays of vital role in conducting operations safely and securely. The methods for judging usability vary greatly, which makes assessing any aspect of usability difficult. In cases ...

Improving Vehicular Networking Reliability and Efficiency in the Context of Platooning Applications 

Gao, Song (2016-05-23)
Vehicular networking is a technology that enables vehicles communication system. A joint effort from the automobile industry, transportation industry, and government offices is driving the adoption of this technology to ...

In Election Voting, Do People Touch the Objective or Not? 

Rogers, Gregory (2009-05-05)
Election technologies have been constantly evolving since the first election in the United States of America. In 2008, during the early voting election one problem that occurred was vote switching in West Virginia and ...

In Her Own Voice: A Narrative Study of the Persistence Strategies of Eight African American Women Vice Presidents for Student Affairs at Predominately White Institutions 

Hylton, Dahlia (2012-05-04)
This narrative study explored the personal and professional experiences of eight African American women vice presidents for student affairs (VPSA) employed at predominately White institutions (PWIs) and the persistence ...

In Ovo-Vaccination with a Non-Replicating Adenovirus-Vectored Avian Influenza: Maternal Immunity and Effects on Vaccination 

Alexander, Mesonero (2011-11-17)
Protective immunity to avian influenza (AI) virus can be elicited in chickens by in ovo or intramuscular (IM) vaccination with RCA-free adenovirus vector encoding AI virus H5 (AdH5). We evaluated persistence of specific ...

In Remembrance: Confederate Funerary Monuments in Alabama and Resistance to Reconciliation, 1884-1923 

Davis, Michael (2008-05-15)
This thesis will examine Alabama Confederate monuments in terms of their style and location. In so doing, it explores their connection to the greater memory of the Civil War in the South. Scholars writing on southern ...

In silico Prediction and Experimental Confirmation of B-cell Epitopes for Molecular Serology of Chlamydia spp. 

Rahman, Kh Shamsur (2016-03-25)
Urgently needed species-specific ELISAs for detection of antibodies against Chlamydia (C.) spp. have been elusive due to high cross-reactivity of chlamydial antigens. To identify Chlamydia species-specific B-cell epitopes, ...

In situ Degradation of Trichloroethylene in Soil and Groundwater with Stabilized Zero Valent Iron Nanoparticles and Catalytic Hydrodechlorination with Supported Palladium Nanoparticles 

Zhang, Man (2012-05-03)
Chlorinated solvents, such as trichloroethylene (TCE), are potent carcinogens and have been found in soil and groundwater at thousands of National Priorities List sites in the U.S. To facilitate in-situ chlorinated solvents ...

In Situ Digestibility and Nutritive Value of Inoculated Cool-Season Annual Grass Baleage 

Strain, Kathryn Nicole (2022-12-07)
Baleage provides a method to store high quality forages in less-than-ideal Southern weather patterns. The current study evaluated forage nutritive value, in situ digestibility, and silage inoculation of baleage from four ...

'In Some Respects Peculiar': Representations of Citizenship in the British and Anglophone Novel 

Pulling, Sharyn (2008-08-15)
This dissertation analyzes representations of citizenship in five British novels that were written over a period of 260 years. Read together, these novels chart the ways in which citizenship has been coveted, accepted, ...

In the Shadow of the Presidency: Presidential Management and the Influence of Cabinet Secretaries 

Koehler, John (2016-05-06)
Scholars today recognize weaknesses in the president’s ability to pass significant legislation. I ask how presidents can increase their overall influence. They must look internally at their management style and the ...

"In Time of Iron-Age: The Choctaw Civil War and the Southern Frontier 

Sparacio, Matthew (2018-04-23)
This dissertation is the first extended ethnohistorical study of the Choctaw civil war that occurred between 1746 and 1750 CE. Using gender as a primary lens of inquiry, it outlines the mutual intelligibility of Choctaw ...

In vitro and in vivo cold shock response in Vibrio vulnificus 

Limthammahisorn, Suttinee (2007-08-15)
Vibrio vulnificus is a serious food-borne pathogen associated with the consumption of raw oysters. The Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference (ISSC) recommends refrigeration of Gulf Coast oysters after harvesting to ...

In vitro anti-tubulin effects of mebendazole and fenbendazole on J3T canine glioma cells 

Lai, Serene (2016-08-24)
Benzimidazole anthelmintics have reported anti-neoplastic effects both in vitro and in vivo. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the in vitro chemosensitivity of canine glioma J3T cells to mebendazole and ...

In Vitro Determination of Canine Immunological Responses Due to Exposure to Recombinant Wolbachia Surface Protein 

Holley, Amanda (2011-07-21)
Dirofilaria immitis is the causative agent of heartworm disease in several hosts, including dogs and cats. Like other filarial parasites, D. immitis harbors a strain of Wolbachia pipientis, an obligate, intracellular, ...

In vitro effect of Altered Platelet Count on Multiple Electrode Impedance Aggregometry in Dogs 

Nash, Katherine Jane (2017-01-10)
The objective of this study was to assess platelet aggregation by impedance aggregometry using canine whole blood with adjusted platelet counts. Citrated venous samples from 24 healthy dogs were aliquoted into unmanipulated ...

In vitro efficacy of anti-protozoal compounds against Tritrichomonas foetus 

Koziol, Jennifer (2016-06-17)
Bovine trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Tritrichomonas foetus, an obligate parasite of the reproductive tract of cows and the surface of the bull’s penis and prepuce. Significant economic losses ...

In vitro investigation of the therapeutic potential of canine platelet lysate in wound healing 

Lunardon, Thainá (2024-07-16)
Wound healing is a complex multicellular process characterized by different phases that are mediated by a combination of cascades, such as mediators and cellular components, and requires multiple cytokines and growth ...

An In Vitro Study Assessing the Effect of Fluid Media on the Mechanical Properties of Pattern Starting and Ending Surgeon’s, Square and Aberdeen knots 

Coleridge, Matthew (2017-07-07)
The objective of this study was to investigate the knot holding capacity (KHC) of pattern starting and ending square, surgeon’s and Aberdeen knots each tied in 4 throw combinations using either 2USP polydioxanone or 3USP ...

In Vitro Survival of Campylobacter jejuni And Campylobacter coli at Low pH 

Shaheen, Bashar (2006-05-15)
A series of experiments were performed to investigate the effect of pre-exposure to acidic conditions of early exponential and stationary-phase cells of Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli. The sublethal acid exposure to ...