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Hellinger Information and Optimal Design for Nonregular Models
Classically, the Fisher information is the relevant object for defining optimal experimental designs. However, for models that lack certain regularity, the Fisher information does not exist and, hence, no notion of design ...
Structural and evolutionary insights into ribosomal RNA2 methylation.
(Nature Publishing Group, 2018-03)
Methylation of nucleotides in ribosomal RNAs (rRNAs) is a ubiquitous feature that occurs in all living organisms. Identification of all enzymes responsible for rRNA methylation, as well as mapping of all modified rRNA ...
The Sophia Poems
The Sophia Poems is a collection of personal, non-fiction essays written as a type of memoir. They are connected but can be read as stand-alone essays as well. The two principle connecting themes are the author’s marriage ...
Traumatizing Politics: Legibility and Survivorhood after Domestic Violence
This research asks: how and why has domestic violence been medicalized, and what are the effects of this shift on feminist politics and on victims themselves? This dissertation explores this question through 18 months of ...
Parental Meta-Emotion Philosophies and Socialization on African American Children’s Social Skills
Preparing a child for the world is an enormous undertaking. Parents are tasked with engaging in various forms of socialization to prepare their children for the world. One such form is emotional socialization. This process ...
Fiction in the Age of Memoir: The Form of the Novel in the 21st Century
This project argues that the centrality of the memoir as a cultural form has influenced recent fiction and shows that when fiction takes up the form of the memoir, it is able to make a critical comment on the genre that ...
One Looks at Two
A collection of poems.
T Luminescence Imaging and Biosensing in Cells and Tissues
Time-gated luminescence imaging and detection using brightly emitting complexes of the lanthanide elements Tb(III) and Eu(III) offer several distinct advantages for immunofluorescence microscopy and for designing biosensors ...
Transmission Electron Microscopy Investigation of Ion Intercalation in Vanadium Pentoxide Polymorphs
Ever increasing demands for batteries with higher energy densities, faster cycling times, as well as safer and more economical options have motivated scientists to explore better cathodes for existing Lithium ion (Li-ion) ...
Improving Spatial and Chemical Resolutions in Sample Collections for Primary Amine Quantification
Quantitative analytical measurements of metabolites from the extracellular space are vital for the understanding of biological processes and more so, disease recognition. To make precise and accurate determinations, ...