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In the BIOLOGY category, Rajini Haraksingh dances her PhD thesis, “Genome-wide mapping and functional analysis of copy number variation in the human genome.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Meenakshi Singh dances her PhD thesis, “Quantum Transport in Superconducting, Ferromagnetic and Normal Nanowires.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Joseph Dudley dances his PhD thesis, “Ecological and Evolutionary Perspectives on Elephant-Woody Plant Interactions In African Landscapes.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Nao Yamaguchi dances her PhD thesis, “The regulation of Shiga toxin expression in Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli O157.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Matthew Spencer dances his PhD thesis, “Design Considerations for Nano-Electromechanical Relay VLSI Systems.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, David Glowacki dances his PhD thesis, “Investigation of Atmospheric Chemical Mechanisms Using Experiments and Theory.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Jasmin Taubenschmid dances her PhD thesis, “Haploid Embryonic Stem Cells as a Tool for Forward and Reverse Genetics.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Juliette Langlois dances her PhD thesis, “Ecodesign of biofuel production from affshore cultivated seaweed.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Christopher Knowlton dances his PhD thesis, “Multiactivity Wear Testing of Total Knee Replacements.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the SOCIAL SCIENCE category, Riccardo Da Re dances his PhD thesis, “Governance of natural resources and development of local economies in rural areas: the Social Network Analysis and other instruments for good governance indicators.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Sara Lapan dances her PhD thesis, “Attracting domains of certain maps tangent to the identity with a non-degenerate characteristic direction.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Jeffrey Vinokur and Zach Donnell dance their PhD thesis, “Engineering E. coli for Isolbutanol production through microcompartments.” (It is two PhD dances in one, but Vinokur will have to share the prize if this one wins.) They explain their research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Alaina Brinley dances her PhD thesis, “The effect of modeled microgravity and radiation on Epstein-Barr virus in a modeled spaceflight system.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Anna-Maria Lahesmaa-Korpinen dances her PhD thesis, “Computational approaches in high-throughput proteomics data analysis.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Carrie Seltzer dances her PhD thesis, “Seed dispersal and regeneration in a Tanzanian rain forest.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, William Wright dances his PhD thesis, “The behavioral ecology of the limpet, Lottia gigantic: Interaction between territoriality, demography, and protandric hermaphroditism.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Rianne ‘t Hoen dances her PhD thesis, “Deuterium retention in tungsten.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the CHEMISTRY category, Joseph Richardson dances his PhD thesis, “Tumor Targeted Layer-by-Layer (LbL) Capsules for Drug Delivery.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the CHEMISTRY category, Julia Wong dances her PhD thesis, “Characterizing the function of the inhibitor-chaperone CpxP in Escherichia coli.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Joseph Dudley dances his PhD thesis, “Ecological and Evolutionary Perspectives on Elephant-Woody Plant Interactions In African Landscapes.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Angela Lager dances her PhD thesis, “Direct Reprogramming of Fibroblasts to Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the SOCIAL SCIENCE category, Apoorv Agarwal dances his PhD thesis, “Convolution Kernels for Machine Learning.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Olga Stoyanovskaya dances her PhD thesis, “Numerical modeling of gravitational instability outcomes in multiphase medium of massive circumstellar discs.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the CHEMISTRY category, Peter Liddicoat dances his PhD thesis, “Evolution of nanostructural architecture in 7000 series aluminium alloys during strengthening by age-hardening and severe plastic deformation.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the SOCIAL SCIENCE category, Cynthia Karaffa dances her PhD thesis, “Intellectual Courage and the Social Construction of Terrorism; Embodying Reality.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, David Bigelow dances his PhD thesis, “Enclosings of Latin Squares and Triple Systems.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the SOCIAL SCIENCE category, Jingyi Chen dances her PhD thesis, “Obtaining Sentiment from News and its corresponding trading strategies.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the CHEMISTRY category, Sarah Wilk dances her PhD thesis, “Odd-Z Transactinide Compound Nucleus Reactions Including the Discovery of 260Bh.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Maura Hahnenberger dances her PhD thesis, “Dust storms in the eastern Great Basin of Utah, U.S.A.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Maria Vinti dances her PhD thesis, “Spastic cocontraction in spastic paresis: Biomechanical and physiological characterization.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the SOCIAL SCIENCE category, Yevgen Bogodistov dances his PhD thesis, “The Influence of Emotions onto Dynamic Managerial Capabilities.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the SOCIAL SCIENCE category, Sofia Laine dances her PhD thesis, “Young Actors in Transnational Agoras. Multi-Sited Ethnography of Cosmopolitan Micropolitical Orientations.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Michele Tobias dances her PhD thesis, “California Beach Plant Biogeography: biogeomorphology and ecological succession, effects of foot-traffic concentration, and low-altitude aerial photography.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the CHEMISTRY category, Maureen Tang dances her PhD thesis, “Side Reactions in Lithium-Ion Batteries.” She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Diana Davis dances her PhD thesis, “Cutting Sequences on Veech Surfaces.” (That’s right, math PhD’s get categorized as PHYSICS… No offense intended!) She explains her research and dance HERE.


In the BIOLOGY category, Zac Gezon dances his PhD thesis, “The role of phenology in plant reproduction and plant-pollinator interactions.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


In the PHYSICS category, Milo Lin dances his PhD thesis, “Protein Folding: Fundamental Limits of Length and Time Scales.” He explains his research and dance HERE.


The judging is underway! In the meantime, you can check out the 2011 PhD dances, the 2010 PhD dances, and the 2009 PhD dances.