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    • Cait Weiss 

      Weiss, Cait (2016-10-12)
      Cait Weiss is a Los Angeles native, a New Yorker by heritage, an Ohioan by heart &, finally, a Texan by luck. She has led creative writing workshops at The Ohio State University, Young Writers Workshop, New York Writers ...
    • Calgary, Canada "The Great Fire of 1886" 

      Wang, Ashley (2017)
      Every city has experienced a major disaster, some cities survived and learned from it, some did not. This project is going to find the biggest disaster from individual’s case city and explore how did resolve the problem ...
    • CaliALI 

      Hong, Mitchell; Nguyen, David; Nguyen, Paul; Prajapati, Parth; Sanford, Michael (2017)
      UC Berkley’s study found 60% of respondents reported upper extremity or neck pain attributed to computer use. The team’s goal is to create plug-and-play hardware designed to articulate automatically to a user to optimize ...
    • Can Animals Understand That Others Have Minds? Putting Psychology, Biology, and Philosophy Back Together Again 

      Buckner, Cameron (2017-10-25)
      Researchers have proposed only humans can understand that others have minds, and that this fact explains our distinctive abilities to learn language, cooperate politically, use tools and technology, and pass on a complex ...
    • Can the brain benefits of exercise be enhanced without additional exercise? 

      Leasure, J. Leigh; West, Rebecca (Journal of Neurology and Neuromedicine, 2016-07)
      Exercise is increasingly becoming accepted as "medicine" for diseases of both brain and body. For the brain, exercise offers chemical, cellular and structural benefits, including enhanced generation of new neurons, glia ...
    • Cannabis Terpenes Synergistically Modulate Hippocampal Excitability 

      Abdulla, Ahmad; Hosseini-Zareh, Mahshid; Žiburkus, Jokūbas (2017)
      This work demonstrates how commonly ingested aromatic compounds (terpenes, flavonoids, and odorants) can induce physiological changes on the molecular level in brain regions implicated in high order information processing. ...
    • Card Catalog Conversion: The Revenant 

      Scott, Bethany; Vinson, Emily (2016-05-25)
      Throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, libraries around the world tackled the monumental task of converting miles of card catalog to machine readable formats accessible by computer. While this immense undertaking was ...
    • A Case Study of ETD Metadata Remediation at the University of Houston Libraries 

      Thompson, Santi; Liu, Xiping; Duran, Albert; Washington, Anne (2019-01-11)
      This paper provides a case study on remediating electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) metadata at the University of Houston Libraries. The authors provide an overview of the team’s efforts to revise existing ETD metadata ...
    • Case-Control Pilot Study of Soft Contact lens Wearers with Corneal Infiltrative Events and Healthy Controls 

      Richdale, Kathryn; Lam, Dawn Y.; Wagner, Heidi; Zimmerman, Aaron B.; Kinoshita, Beth T.; Chalmers, Robin L.; Sorbara, Luigina; Szczotka-Flynn, Loretta; Govindarajulu, Usha; Mitchell, G. Lynn (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2016-01)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess risk factors associated with soft contact lens (SCL)-related corneal infiltrative events (CIEs). Methods: This was a single-visit, case-control study conducted at five ...
    • Cataloging in Transformation: New Trends and Future Outlook 

      Wu, Annie (2012-06)
      With rapidly changing technology, more and more libraries are building digital collections and shifting focus to online discovery environment. More and more resources are published in electronic format, which leaves libraries ...
    • Causal Role of Marriage Formation in Welfare, Poverty, and Child Well-Being 

      Cabin, William D. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2006)
      This article examines whether “marriage formation” policy is an effective singular public policy for reducing welfare and poverty and improving child well-being in the absence of other policy reforms. The article proposes ...
    • Causality of Sex-Driven Dimorphism in a Relapsing-Remitting Murine Disease Model of Multiple Sclerosis 

      Baker, Cassandra (2017)
      Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurodegenerative autoimmune disorder that affects young adults. Autoimmune disorders display sexual dimorphic characteristics in disease susceptibility and progression to females ...
    • CD8+ T-cell Effector Functions Vary Widely Among Children with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 

      Shenoi, Rachel (2017)
      This project was completed with contributions from Scott Wenderfer, Adisak Suwanichkul and George Makedonas from the Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatrics and Texas Children's Hospital.
    • CDM Bridge "Vintage Ad" Poster - Samvera Connect 2018 

      Crocken, Todd (2018-10-02)
      This poster presentation for the Samvera Connect 2018 conference showcases the CDM Bridge application that the Bridge2Hyku grant project team built. It highlights CDM Bridge's functions while using the aesthetic of 20th ...
    • Center Stage: Performing a Needs Assessment of Campus Research Centers and Institutes 

      Malone, Andrea; Martin, Lisa; Peters, Christie; Turner, Cherie; Vaughn, Porcia (2017-04)
      Outreach to research centers and institutes is often overlooked in academic libraries. This article discusses a needs assessment conducted by the Liaison Services Department at the University of Houston Libraries that ...
    • Centers of motion associated with EF-Tu binding to the ribosome 

      Paci, M.; Fox, George E. (RNA Biology, 4/27/2016)
      Structural centers of motion (pivot points) in the ribosome have recently been identified by measurement of conformational changes in rRNA resulting from EF-G GTP hydrolysis. This series of measurements is extended here ...
    • Change for Better and Reach for Higher - R2 Implementation at UH Libraries 

      Wu, Annie (2012)
      University of Houston Libraries formed a team to implement recommendations made by two external consultants called R2. This presentation covers the strategy and the process of the R2 implementation.
    • Change in visual acuity is well correlated with change in image-quality metrics for both normal and keratoconic wavefront errors 

      Ravikumar, Ayeswarya; Marsack, Jason D.; Bedell, Harold E.; Shi, Yue; Applegate, Raymond A. (Journal of Vision, 2013-11)
      We determined the degree to which change in visual acuity (VA) correlates with change in optical quality using image-quality (IQ) metrics for both normal and keratoconic wavefront errors (WFEs). VA was recorded for five ...
    • Changing Channels: Adapting an Ecosystem for Audiovisual Assets 

      Richardson, Matthew; Vinson, Emily (2017-06-24)
      The University of Houston Libraries is in the process of implementing a new digital curation ecosystem. The project, Bayou City DAMS, incorporates a combination of locally-developed and open source solutions to streamline ...
    • Changing Climate and Houstonian Attitudes on Flooding 

      Nguyen, Danny (2019-04)
      Within the Houston community there have been many hurricanes and tropical storms that have hurt citizens in the past. The changing climate and Hurricane Harvey have cost Houston a great amount of property damage; some ...