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  • Rowntree, Sharon R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1995Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 1995)
    Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) has been implicated in the brain's trophic response to injury. This thesis examined the effects of endogenous bFGF on brain plasticity and recovery of behavioral function following ...
  • Hardy, Jared C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2007)
    Conventional cylinder test measures have limited sensitivity in determining hemiparkinson rat forelimb use asymmetry and approximating substantia nigra (SN) dopaminergic neuron loss. This thesis investigates which cylinder ...
  • Shirakashi, Sho; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1999Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 1999)
    A wide variety of parasites are known to cause changes in host behaviour. The altered behaviours range from simple changes in features such as activity and phototaxis, to the creation of behaviours that are new, and often ...
  • Spanswick, Simon; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2005)
    Different events usually contain similar elements that can contribute to interference during memory encoding and retrieval. The hippocampus (HPC), a structure that is critically involved in some forms of memory, has been ...
  • Krimmer, Alison; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences, 2008)
    As anthropogenic demands on water resources intensify instream flow needs are becoming an increasingly important area of study, particularly over winter months during which time little is known about the behaviour and ...
  • Gerrard, Brietta; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, 2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2013)
    Experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system induced in laboratory rodents to mimic human demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS). This thesis ...
  • Foreman, Christine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2010)
    The Fincastle Bison Kill Site (DlOx-5), located approximately 100 km east of Lethbridge, Alberta, has been radiocarbon dated to 2 500 BP. Excavations at the site yielded an extensive assemblage of lithics and faunal remains, ...
  • Varsakis, Irene; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2006)
    An assemblage of distinctive projectile points from the Fincastle site (DlOx-5), Alberta at c. 2500 B.P. instigated an analysis of archaeological cultures on the Northern Plains during the late Middle Prehistoric Period. ...
  • Saha, Anik; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    Efficient estimation of large sparse Jacobian matrices is a requisite in many large-scale scientific and engineering problems. It is known that estimation of non-zeroes of a matrix can be viewed as a graph coloring problem. ...
  • Best, Darcy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2013)
    This thesis introduces unit weighing matrices, a generalization of Hadamard matrices. When dealing with unit weighing matrices, a lot of the structure that is held by Hadamard matrices is lost, but this loss of rigidity ...
  • Metzler, Megan J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2010)
    Bimanual movement is integral to daily function. As such, it is important to understand factors that influence bimanual performance. Playing the piano was employed to examine bimanual movement. Additionally, the weather ...
  • Durand, Jessica; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2010)
    Ribosome biogenesis is a crucial yet poorly understood and complex process in all cells. To date, most studies on eukaryotic ribosome biogenesis have relied on yeast genetics and whole cell analysis of ribosomal RNA ...
  • Closson, Taunia Lydia Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2002)
    Systems that require a driving force of some kind are very common in physical and biological settings. Driving forces in a biological context are usually referred to as rhythms, pulses or clocks. Here we are interested in ...
  • Granzow, Michael C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Sociology, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2010)
    In 2003 the Rotary Club of Lethbridge, Alberta proposed a revitalization of Galt Gardens, a small historic park in Lethbridge‘s downtown which was perceived to be the focus of particular kinds of “negative use.” Over the ...
  • Jenson, Jennifer J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Anthropology, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2011)
    This thesis is based on an ethnographic investigation of indigenous childrearing theories of the Saraguros of southern Ecuador, with particular emphasis on the effect they believe their childrearing practices to have on ...
  • Zemp, Franz Joseph; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    Bystander effects are traditionally known as a phenomenon whereby unexposed cells exhibit the molecular symptoms of stress exposure when adjacent or nearby cells are traversed by ionizing radiation. However, the realm of ...
  • Braman, Nathan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of History, c2011Arts and ScienceHistory Department, 2011)
    This paper examines the Roman invasions of and interactions with Britain in the mid first century BCE and early first century CE and evaluates the results. Specifically, this paper analyzes motives and the actual military ...
  • Ejaredar, Maede; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2008)
    Status epilepticus is prolonged seizure activity lasting for more than 30 minutes that result in a series of morphological alterations in the brain as well as some changes in the behaviour. Experiment 1 examined the relation ...
  • Pilger, Neal; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2004)
    Three-dimensional canopy relectance models provide a physical-structural basis to satellite image analysis, representing a potentially more robust, objective and accurate approach for obtaining forest cover type and ...
  • Lawton, Paul K.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, c2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2005)
    In this thesis, I conduct a case study of a virtual community (Metafilter.com) in order to apply Pierre Bourdieu's theory of capital and class to an online community. The specific goals for this thesis are in mapping the ...