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  • Mirza Agha, Behroo; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    The current thesis investigated the role of acetylcholine in recovery from diaschisis and skilled hand movement following ischemic stroke in a mouse model of photothrombotic stroke. Mice were trained in skilled reaching ...
  • Jesmin, Tasnuba; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2018)
    Optimization is a crucial branch of research with application in numerous domain. Determination of sparsity is a vital stream of optimization research with potentials for improvement. Manual determination of sparsity ...
  • Gandhi, Rutika; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Religious StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Religious Studies, 2018)
    The promotion of Buddhist pilgrimage sites by the Government of India and the Ministry of Tourism has accelerated since the launch of the Incredible India Campaign in 2002. This thesis focuses on two sites, Sarnath and ...
  • Kuntz, Jessica R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neurosceince, 2018)
    Prehension consists of two temporally integrated components, a reach and a grasp, each mediated by distinct neural networks. Under visual control, the reach transports the hand to the target while the grasp simultaneously ...
  • Hayden, Jerrad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Senescence is a process of physiological deterioration observed in individuals advancing in age which is characterized by decreasing rates of survival and reproduction. Selective pressures are thought to eliminate individuals ...
  • Ortega Polo, Rodrigo; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) is a highly contagious animal pathogen and it has a variable genome and high antigenic variation. There are seven known serotypes of this virus: A, O, C, Asia1, SAT1, SAT2, and SAT3. The ...
  • Hambrook, Dillon A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    Understanding speech is a difficult computational problem yet the human brain does it with ease. Entrainment of oscillatory neural activity to acoustic features of speech is an example of dynamic coupling between cortical ...
  • Kelly, Erin Katelyn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2018)
    H/ACA small nucleolar ribonucleoproteins (snoRNPs) pseudouridylate RNA in eukaryotes and archaea. They consist of four proteins and a guide RNA. It is unclear which element of the guide RNA the H/ACA proteins recognize. ...
  • Rockerbie, Phillip Thomas; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of New MediaFine ArtsDepartment of New Media, 2018)
    The pressing need for sustainable design solutions in the face of numerous environmental concerns has led to increased awareness of the importance in acknowledging and respecting older and present day sentient beings, as ...
  • Okhrimenko, Maxim; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    This thesis investigates the potential of new state-of-the-art multi-spectral (ms) lidar technology and develops methodologies for applications in water, wetlands, and forest resource monitoring. The scope of the thesis ...
  • Randolph, Sienna; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    Animals quickly learn to approach sources of food. Here, we characterize a form of behaviour in which rats made volitional orofacial contact with inactive feeders between trials of a self-paced operant task. This extraneous ...
  • Yu, Houlin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    PINFORMED (PIN) proteins are phytohormone auxin efflux carriers. By polar distribution and dynamic re-localization via the endomembrane vesicle trafficking system, PIN proteins control many auxin-dependent developmental ...
  • Garibaldi, Madeleine C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    Ground surface and permafrost temperatures in the High Arctic have been considered homogeneous. However, due to differential snow cover, there is a substantial degree of heterogeneity present. The objectives of this thesis ...
  • Masuda, Kristie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Arts and Science, 2018)
    The amount, frequency, and type of pulses consumed by university students were explored using a cross-sectional online survey. Daily pulse consumers made up just 6% of participants, with 5% of the total participants eating ...
  • Willsey, Telsa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2018)
    Additive or synergistic interactions between Aphanomyces euteiches, Fusarium spp., and the pea leaf weevil Sitona lineatus have the potential to increase yield loss in commercial pea crops. Greenhouse studies indicated ...
  • Stuart, Daniel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2018)
    The [SF4·O=C(CH3)2]2 and SF4·[O=C(CH3)2]2 adducts were synthesized and characterized at low temperature (LT) using Raman spectroscopy and, in the case of [SF4·O=C(CH3)2]2, single-crystal X-ray diffraction. The X-ray crystal ...
  • Latif, Shamria Sabatina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics & Computer Science, 2018)
    In recent years reversible logic has offered a promising alternative to traditional logic circuits. Reversible logic introduces a mechanism which allows theoretically zero energy dissipation by eliminating the possibility ...
  • Arifuzzaman, Md; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2018)
    This thesis presents the temperature-dependent line-shape studies of methane broadened by itself, air and hydrogen, which is identified as the second most important anthropogenic greenhouse gas in the Earth’s atmosphere ...
  • Barros dos Santos, Ednei; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2018)
    This thesis focused on an austral population of House Wrens breeding in the south-temperate zone in Mendoza, Argentina. A description of song organization and complexity is provided for males in this population, and ...
  • Abubakari, Mohammed; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2018)
    Using data from the 10 Canadian provinces, we assess the effect of manufacturing sector exposure to trade on employment adjustment based on static, partial and general models of adjustment. From the results across these ...

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