Biological Sciences



This community includes graduate theses completed by Biological Sciences Department students.


Biological Sciences Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona CA 91768
Phone: 909-869-4038
Email: broncoscholar@cpp.edu


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Recent Submissions

  • Magin, Ashley (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2017-10-17)
    Bacterial spores are a concern to food safety, and public health. Among the spore formers, Clostridium botulinum ATCC 3502 Type A is of particular interest due to its capability to cause the disease botulism. Since sporulation ...
  • De Leon, Marina (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2017-10-02)
    Nearly 300 amphibian species are known to have been infected with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), the fungal pathogen that causes the severe skin infection chytridiomycosis. This infection is implicated in the extinction ...
  • Berbeo, Asseneth (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2017-09-29)
    The San José Hills are part of an important wildlife corridor between the Peninsular and Transverse Ranges of Southern California. Over the last few centuries, the natural areas of the San José Hills have been greatly ...
  • Arenas, Marcela (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2017-09-29)
    Stroke is the leading cause of long-term adult disability and it is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. This costs the U.S government approximately $33 billion each year (Centers for Disease Control and ...
  • Frazier, Cole (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2017-09-20)
    BACKGROUND: 10-15% of nosocomial urinary tract infections are caused by Candida spp. in individuals with indwelling catheters, especially those in the ICU or residents in assisted living settings. These infections are ...