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    • Identification of base-pair preferences for optimal cleavage : compensatory mutagenesis in positions Cs4 and G11 of the sCYMV hairpin ribozyme 

      Radek, Katherine Amanda (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      The hairpin ribozyme is an RNA enzyme capable of cleaving RNA substrates in a site-specific and phosphodiester cleavage reaction. This property has made the ribozyme useful for gene therapy applications where cleavage of ...
    • Identification of promoter elements within the PILS LOCI of Neisseria gonorrhoeae 

      Patoli, Daneel Maqbool (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      Neisseria gonorrhoeae is the pathogen responsible for the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhea. Since gonorrhea is a prevalent infection disease, many antibiotics such as penicillin and ceftriaxone have been used to ...
    • Identifying predictors of peritraumatic distress among 9-1-1 telecommunicators: the role of family violence and emotion regulation 

      Krauss, Alison, 1992- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      Emergency responders have been underrepresented in the literature, though it has been noted that they experience greater amounts of distress than the general public. Greater distress has been found to increase the likelihood ...
    • Identity lost: the affects of trauma and culture on Cambodian refugees 

      Targowski, John M. (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      This project analyzes the affects of trauma and culture change on Cambodian refugees. The horrors Cambodians experienced at the hands of Pol Pot had a dramatic impact on the 150,000 refugees who immigrated to America in ...
    • If clay could fly 

      Malnar, Tara (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Through this capstone project I sought a deeper understanding of the materials used in ceramic arts and expanded upon existing themes in my work. The main theme explored was the winged human figure. I have drawn such figures ...
    • Illusion and metaphor 

      Burch, Shannon Joy (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      In my work, I explore how using illusions and metaphors can change the way people perceive things. Illusions appear one way at first, and then the perception of them changes. In a way, they can be two things at once. A ...
    • Illustrations by Rebecca Bootz 

      Bootz, Rebecca M., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      In accompaniment with my final portfolio for the senior project class, I will create a supplemental writing for each of the twelve illustrations included in my portfolio, documenting my progress and purpose in creating the ...
    • Image advertising : the art of corporate self-expression 

      Decho, Elaine M. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      As if they did not already have enough to worry about, corporate managers in recent years have been called on to make decisions in an area that is too seldom covered by their experience and training, and area that seems ...
    • Imaginary; a Continuation of Nihility to Vitality 

      Gahan, Corinne M. (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-01)
      The focus of this Capstone is to provide an opportunity to do independent theatrical work so one can have a clear understanding of what it takes to put on a production independently. To have a full understanding on what ...
    • Immigration Policy in the U.S. 

      Hernandez, Erin P., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      Legislative behavior and intergroup relations have had a significant impact on comprehensive immigration policy. In recent years, immigration policy has taken the world stage and now immigration legislation has had more ...
    • The Impact of Blockchain Technology on Business, Financial Auditors, and Accounting Professionals 

      Kuhn, Brandon D., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-04-30)
      Blockchain technology is a disruptive technological advancement allowing communication to extend beyond company enterprise resource systems with their stakeholders. Blockchain is currently the exchange platform of ...
    • The Impact of Cancer Resource Center Servicescapes on Cancer Patient's Health 

      Washington, Thorne (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      This study explores how cancer patients are most affected by four different types of fatigue. I discuss the methodology of how the surveys were administered, and also my experiences dealing with LivingWell Cancer Resource ...
    • The Impact of Decimalization on the Consumer 

      Venhuizen, Christa (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      The purpose of this study is to examine how decimalization affects the volume of stocks traded on the stock exchanges in the United States. Many analysts and policy makers believe that decimalization will increase the ...
    • The impact of education in Guatemala 

      Redmond, Devin (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      The focus of this project will be to scrutinize the world of Guatemalan culture, and explore the impact education is currently having, as well as the impact it will have in the future. A secondary focus will be to shed ...
    • The impact of electronic data interchange on supplier/customer relationships in industry 

      Rodriguez, Ivette (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      EDI, the exchange of business documentation in a structured machine-processable form, has changed the way industry interacts. Paper, at one time the only way to communicate and document anything, can be eliminated. Information ...
    • The impact of enterprise-wide software on organizational performance 

      Brandt, Ingrid D. (Northern Illinois University, 1997)
      Enterprise-wide software solutions are one of the latest trends, especially in the U.S. Many U.S. firms that operate on a global scale need this kind of integrated solution in order to compete globally. The boom in the ...
    • The Impact of Financial Aid on Accountancy Majors' Decision to Pursue a Master of Accounting Science Degree 

      McCloskey, Patrick (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      Aspiring CPA's in Illinois are now required to obtain 150 semester hours of education prior to sitting for the exam. The additional 30 hours of education increases the financial burden on accountancy students who decide ...
    • The impact of hearing loss on deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing family members 

      Brooks, Kara (Student of allied health and communicative disorders) (Northern Illinois University, 2005)
      No matter what area of communicative disorders a student chooses to pursue (speech-language pathology, audiology, rehabilitation counseling, etc.), he or she will undoubtedly be a provider of services to those who have ...
    • The Impact of Living in a Mixed-Status Family on K-12 Students 

      Mass, Allison (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
    • Impact of Motivational Workshops on Lifestyle Modification to Increase Physical Activity 

      Singh, Gagandeep (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-03)
      Motivational workshops have a positive impact on lifestyle modification for increasing physical activity. Six-step approach that focuses on creativity for incorporating physical activity in a person’s daily lifestyle, is ...