Honors Program Theses

 

This collection contains Honors Program Theses written by undergraduate students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Northern Iowa.

Every honors student has the opportunity to complete undergraduate research during their time at UNI by writing a thesis. Students work with faculty members in their major or area of interest to develop and conduct a study during either their Junior or Senior year.

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Submissions from 2019

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Synthesis and coupling schemes of naphthalimide compounds with target drugs, Kaitlyn Parrott Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2018

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Analysis of vibrational modes of chemically modified tone wood, Madison Flesch Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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New insights into the "manna from heaven" hypothesis, Clare Laubenthal Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Detection and determination of food residues in Native American pottery, Katherine A. Plotzke Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Rates and patterns of evolution in a duplicated genome in the family Catostomidae, Megann Michelle Schmidt Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Prebiotic potential of aerosols, Emma Rae Shipley Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2017

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Formation of Titan aerosol from CO and CH4, Tate Christensen Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2016

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Magnetic properties of polymeric framework materials with cobalt, Cassara Higgins Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2015

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The benefits of legalizing marijuana and products containing tetrahydrocannabinol, Pat Chizek Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Measuring the stability of iso-1-cytochrome c variants using heme spectra, Sarah Elizabeth Eikenberry Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Impact of cost barrier on high school chemistry laboratory teaching practices, Robin Livermore Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2014

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The investigation into the conditions of tantalum disulfide nanotube growth, Lauren Holmes Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Investigating the expression of AHNAK2 and CTHRC1 in pancreatic cancer cell lines, Logan Patrick Poole Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Comparison of life experiences of men and women in the sciences, Tori Nicole Quist Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2013

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Generating new Type II protein models using cytochrome c, Lindsey M. Ludwig Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2010

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Synthesis and characterization of a [Ru(bpy)2(NCS)2] derivative for use as a dye-sensitizer in nanocrystalline solar cells, Joel Thomas Kirner Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2008

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Formulation of an ultra-violet curable, soy-based, organic pigment screen printing ink, Jenna L. Cherry Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)