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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The changing nature of web design and user expectations, and how libraries can respond 

      Vacek, Rachel (2015-04-08)
      This was a presentation given to the Houston Area Law Librarians Annual Meeting at the South Texas College of Law in Houston, TX, on April 8, 2015.
    • Characteristics of a spina bifida population including North American Caucasian and Hispanic individuals 

      Au, Sing Kit; Tran, Phong X.; Tsai, Chester C.; O'Byrne, Michelle R.; Lin, Jone-Ing; Morrison, Alanna C.; Hampson, Amy W.; Cirino, Paul T.; Fletcher, Jack M.; Ostermaier, Kathryn K.; Tyerman, Gayle H.; Doebel, Sabine; Northrup, Hope (Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 2008-10)
      BACKGROUND. Meningomyelocele (MM) is a common human birth defect. MM is a disorder of neural development caused by contributions from genes and environmental factors that result in the neural tube defect and lead to a ...
    • Characterization of Korea's Air Pollution 

      Song, Mina (2017)
      The main objective of this project is to figure out current air pollution status in South Korea. Air contamination is a subject of great concern for public health.
    • Characterization of the Pro-Survival Role of Kinase-Independent EGFR in Cancer 

      Srivastava, Shivangi; Katreddy, Rajashekara; Thomas, Rintu; Weihua, Zhang (2017)
      EGFR (Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor), a receptor tyrosine kinase is overexpressed or mutated in a variety of tumors of epithelial origin. Although, its kinase activity is well characterized and is being targeted in the ...
    • Charles Smith 

      Smith, Ebony (2018-04-25)
      This interview took place on March 29th, 2018 at around 8:30pm. The interview was hosted at the home of the interviewee and me. The setup was exceedingly casual and relaxed, as it took place at a dinner table. The interviewee’s ...
    • Child Mental Health in Jordanian Orphanages: Effect of Placement Change on Behavior and Caregiving 

      MacKenzie, Michael J.; Gearing, Robin E.; Schwalbe, Craig S. J.; Ibrahim, Rawan W.; Brewer, Kathryne B.; Al-Sharaihah, Rasha (BMC Pediatrics, 12/21/14)
      Background: To assess the mental health and behavioral problems of children in institutional placements in Jordan to inform understanding of current needs, and to explore the effects of placement change on functioning and ...