Graduate Students: Past Student Research

Current Graduate Student Research

Please see the individual student profiles in our Residency/Internship page or our Graduate Student Pages.

Previous Student Dissertations and Theses

2023: post-Doc

Dr. Jonathan Cowart

2023: M.S.

Dr. Megan Horowitz

Determining the Viral Etiology of Orogenital Papillomatosis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Diagnostic Advancements Through Deep Sequencing and the Development of Immortalized Dolphin Cell Lines.

2023: PHD

Emily Griffin

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Aquatic Abiotic and Biotic Matrices and Tools to Assess Their Subsequent Impact on Environmental Health.

2019: PhD

Jonathan Cowart

Gonadal Function, Semen Characterization, and Morphometry of the Spermatozoa in the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris).

2015: M.S.

Dr. Ashley Barratclough DVM

Establishing the coagulation profile of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and identifying coagulopathies in the pathophysiology of cold stress syndrome in the Florida manatee.

2012: Phd

Alexander Costidis

The Morphology of the Venous System in the Head and Neck of the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)

2011: phd

Meghan Bills

Description of the Chemical Senses of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) in Relation to Reproduction

2010: M.S.

Alexis Morris

The relationship between water chemistry and goiter development in two species of bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium spp

2008: PhD

Rebecca J. Grant

Development of novel molecular and serological diagnostic assays for the rapid and differential detection of marine mammal morbilliviruses.

2008: M.S.

Arthur A. Wong

Monitoring oral temperature, heart rate, and respiration rate of field-captured Florida and Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris and T. m. manatus).

2005: M.S.

Martha Keller

Development of a competitive inhibition enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (CI ELISA) for serosurvey of marine mammals for West Nile virus.

2005: M.S.

Rebecca A. Woodruff

Detection and molecular characterization of manatee papillomavirus associated with cutaneous lesions in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). 

Looking for another author or subject? Feel free to check the University of Florida Library Catalog for more dissertations and thesis.

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