H1N1 Virus Selected Publications

Selected Publications

John Baker, Ph.D.

Heins, D.C. and J.A. Baker.  In press.  Do heavy burdens of Schistocephalus solidus plerocercoids in juvenile threespine sticklebacks result in a disaster? Journal of Parasitology.

Wund, M.A., S. Valena, S. Wood and J.A. Baker.  In press.  Ancestral plasticity and allometry in threespine stickleback fish reveal phenotypes associated with derived, freshwater ecotypes.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Heins, D.C. and J.A. Baker.  In press.  Castration of Female Ninespine Stickleback by the Pseudophyllidean Cestode Schistocephalus pungitii: Evolutionary Significance and Underlying Mechanism.  Journal of Parasitology.

Baker, J.A., D.C. Heins, R.W. King and S.A. Foster.  2011. Rapid shifts in multiple life-history traits in a population of threespine stickleback.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:863-870.

Heins, D.C., J.A. Baker and D.M. Green.  In press. Processes influencing the duration and decline of epizootics in Schistocephalus solidus.  Journal of Parasitology.

Baker, J.A., J.E. Dewey and S.A. Foster. 2010. Variation in reproductive traits of female Fourspine Stickleback (Apeltes quadracus) in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Copeia 2010:437-442.

Heins, D.C., E.L. Birden and J.A. Baker.  2010.  Host mortality and variability in epizootics of Schistocephalus solidus infecting the threespine stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus.  Parasitology137:1681-1686.

Heins, D.C., J.A. Baker, M.A. Toups and E.L. Birden.  2010.  Evolutionary significance of fecundity reduction in threespine stickleback infected by the diphyllobothriidean cestode Schistocephalus solidus. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100: 835–846.

Baker, J.A., M.A. Wund, R.Y. Chock, L., Ackein, R. Elsemore and S.A. Foster.  2010.  Predation history and vulnerability: Conservation of the stickleback adaptive radiation. Biological Conservation 143(5): 1184-1192.

Baker, J.A., M.A. Wund, R.Y. Chock, L., Ackein, R. Elsemore and S.A. Foster. 2010. Predation history and vulnerability: Conservation of the stickleback adaptive radiation. Biological Conservation 143(5): 1184-1192.

Heins, D.C. and J.A. Baker. In press. Castration of Female Ninespine Stickleback by the Pseudophyllidean Cestode Schistocephalus pungitii: Evolutionary Significance and Underlying Mechanism. Journal of Parasitology.

Philip Bergmann, Ph.D.

Bergmann, PJ, Hare-Drubka, M. In Press. Hindlimb muscle anatomical mechanical advantage differs among joints and stride phases in basilisk lizards. Zoology.

Bergmann, PJ, McElroy, EJ. 2014. Many-to-many mapping of phenotype to performance: An extension of the F-matrix for studying functional complexity. Evolutionary Biology 41: 546-560.

McElroy, EJ, Bergmann, PJ. 2013. Tail autotomy, tail size and locomotor performance in lizards. Physiological & Biochemical Zoology. 86: 669-679.

Bergman, PJ, Berk, CP*. 2012. The evolution of positive allometry of weaponry in horned lizards (Phrynosoma). Evolutionary Biology 39: 311-323.

Bergmann PJ, Irschick DJ. 2012. Vertebral evolution and the diversification of squamate reptiles. Evolution 66(4): 1044-1058

Bergmann, PJ, Irschick, DJ. 2010. Alternate pathways of body shape evolution translate into common patterns of locomotor evolution in two clades of lizards. Evolution 64: 1569-1582.

Bergmann PJ, Meyers JJ, and Irschick DJ. 2009. Directional evolution of stockiness co-evolves with ecology and locomotion in lizards. Evolution 62: 215-227.

Bergmann PJ, and Russell AP. 2007. Systematics and biogeography of the widespread Neotropical gekkonid genus Thecadactylus (Squamata), with the description of a new cryptic species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149: 339-370.

Bergmann PJ, and Irschick DJ. 2006. Effects of temperature on maximum acceleration, deceleration, and power output during vertical running in geckos. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 1404-1412.

Bergmann PJ, Melin AD, and Russell AP. 2006. Differential segmental growth of the vertebral column of the rat (Rattus norvegicus). Zoology 109: 54-65.

Bergmann PJ, and Irschick DJ. 2005. Effects of temperature on maximum clinging ability in a diurnal gecko: evidence for a passive clinging mechanism? Journal of Experimental Zoology 303A: 785-791.

Kronauer DJC, Bergmann PJ, Mercer JM, and Russell AP. 2005. A phylogeographically distinct and deep divergence in the widespread Neotropical turnip-tailed gecko, Thecadactylus rapicauda. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34: 431-437.

Bergmann PJ, Hobbs AM, Kavalench ML, and Russell AP. 2004. Modulated but conserved segmental growth of the original tail in Callisaurus draconoides (Phrynosomatidae) and Calotes versicolor (Agamidae). Herpetologica 60: 62-74.

Robert A. Drewell, Ph.D.

R. G. Zellers, R. A. Drewell and J. M. Dresch. 2015. MARZ: an algorithm to combinatorially analyze gapped n-mer models of transcription factor binding. 2015. BMC Bioinformatics 16: 30.

R. A. Drewell, E. C. Bush, E. J. Remnant, G. T. Wong, S. M. Beeler, J. L. Stringham, J. Lim and B. P. Oldroyd. 2014. The dynamic DNA methylation cycle from egg to sperm in the honey bee Apis mellifera. Development 141: 2702-2711.

R. A. Drewell, M. J. Nevarez, J. S. Kurata, L. N. Winkler, L. Li and J. M. Dresch. 2014. Deciphering the combinatorial architecture of a Drosophila homeotic gene enhancer. Mechanisms of Development 131: 68-77.

S. M. Beeler, G. T. Wong, J. M. Zheng, E. C. Bush, E. J. Remnant, B. P. Oldroyd and R. A. Drewell. 2014. Whole genome DNA methylation profile of the jewel wasp (Nasonia vitripennis). G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 4: 383-388.

B. P. Oldroyd, M. H. Allsopp, K. M. Roth, E. J. Remnant, R. A. Drewell and M. Beekman. 2014. A parent-of-origin effect on honeybee worker ovary size. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20132388.

J. L. Stringham, A. S. Brown, R. A. Drewell and J. M. Dresch. 2013. Flanking sequence context-dependent transcription factor binding in early Drosophila development. BMC Bioinformatics 14: 298.

J. M. Dresch and R. A. Drewell. 2012. Decoding the cis-regulatory grammar behind enhancer architecture. Genomics III: Methods, Techniques and Applications (iConcepts Press, book chapter) ISBN: 978-1-922227-416.

R. A. Drewell, N. Lo, P. R. Oxley and B. P. Oldroyd. 2012. Kin conflict in insect societies: a new epigenetic perspective. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27: 367-373.

Susan Foster, Ph.D.

Moczek, A.P.,Sultan,S., Foster.S., Ledon-Rettig,C., Dworkin,H., Nijhout,F., Abouheif,E., Pfenning,D.V. 2011. The Role of Developmental Plasticity in Evolutionary Innovation. Proc.R.Soc.B2011 278, 2705-2713. Doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.0971

Baker, J.A., J.E. Dewey and S.A. Foster. 2010. Variation in reproductive traits of female Fourspine Stickleback (Apeltes quadracus) in Nova Scotia, Canada. Copeia 2010:437-442.

Wund, M.A., J.A. Baker, B. Clancy, J.L. Golub and S.A. Foster 2008. A test of the 'flexible stem' model of evolution: ancestral plasticity, genetic accommodation, and morphological divergence in the threespine stickleback radiation. American Naturalist, in press.

Foster, S.A., K.A. Shaw, K.L. Robert and J.A. Baker 2008. Benthic, limnetic and oceanic threespine stickleback: Profiles of reproductive behavior. Behaviour 145:485-508.

Baker, J.A., D.C. Heins, S.A. Foster and R.W. King 2008. An overview of life-history variation in female threespine stickleback: Patterns, scales and trait integration. Behaviour 145: 579-602.

Messler, A., M.A. Wund, J.A. Baker and S.A. Foster 2007. The effects of relaxed and reversed selection by predators on the antipredator behavior of the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Ethology 113:953-963.

Sparkes, T.C., V. Rush and S.A. Foster 2007. Energy constraints and carotenoid-based colour in natural populations of threespine stickleback. Ecology of Freshwater Fish doi:10.1111/j.1600-0633.2007.00279.

Shaw, K.A., M.L. Scotti and S.A. Foster. 2007. Ancestral plasticity and the evolutionary diversification of courtship behaviour in threespine stickleback. Animal Behaviour, 73:415-422.

Scotti, M.L. and S.A. Foster. 2007. Phenotypic plasticity and the ecotypic differentiation of aggressive behavior in threespine stickleback. Ethology 113:190-198.

Foster, S. A. and J.A. Baker. 2004. Evolution in parallel: new insights from a classic system. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 19, 456-459.

Foster, S.A., J.A. Baker and M.A. Bell. 2003. The case for conserving threespine stickleback populations: Protecting an adaptive radiation. Fisheries 28:10-18.

Luttbeg B., M.C. Towner, A. Wandesforde-Smith, M. Mangel and S.A. Foster. 2001. State-dependent mate assessment and mate selection behavior in female threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Ethology 107:545-558.

Scott, R.J., and S.A. Foster. 2000. Field data do not support a textbook example of convergent character displacement. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Ser. B. 267:1-6.

John G. Gibbons, Ph.D.

Gibbons, J.G., A. Branco, S. Yu, and B. Lemos. Ribosomal DNA copy number is coupled with gene expression variation and mitochondrial abundance in humans. Nature Communications: In press.

Elmore, M.H.*, J.G. Gibbons*, and A. Rokas (2012). Assessing the genome-wide effect of promoter region tandem repeat natural variation on gene expression. G3 2:1643-1649. (*Equal contributors)

Gibbons, J. G., L. Salichos, J. C. Slot, D. C. Rinker, K. L. McGary, J. G. King, M. A. Klich, D. L. Tabb, W. H. McDonald, and A. Rokas (2012). The evolutionary imprint of domestication on genome variation and function of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae. Current Biology: 22: 1-7.

Klaassen,C. H. W.*, J. G. Gibbons*, N. D. Fedorova, J. F. Meis, and A. Rokas (2012). Evidence for genetic differentiation and variable recombination rates among Dutch populations of the opportunistic human pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. Molecular Ecology. 21: 57-70. (*Equal contributors)

Gibbons, J. G., A. Beauvais, R. Beau, K. L. McGary, J.-P. Latge, and A. Rokas (2012). Global transcriptome changes underlying colony growth in the opportunistic human pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. Eukaryotic Cell. 11: 68-78.

Gibbons, J. G., E. Janson, C. T. Hittinger, M. Johnston, P. Abbot and A. Rokas (2009). Benchmarking next-generation transcriptome sequencing for functional and evolutionary genomics. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 26: 2731-2744.

David S. Hibbett, Ph.D.

Grigoriev, I. V., D. Cullen, S. B. Goodwin, D. Hibbett, T. W. Jeffries, C. P. Kubicek, C. Kuske, J. Magnuson, F. Martin, J. Spatafora, A. Tsang, and S. Baker. 2011. Fueling the future with fungal genomics. Mycology in press.

Eastwood, D. C., D. Floudas, M. Binder, A. Majcherczyk, P. Schneider, A. Aerts, F. O. Asiegbu, S. E. Baker, K. Barry, M. Blumentritt, P. M. Coutinho, D. Cullen, R. P. De Vries, A. Gathman, B. Goodell, B. Henrissat, K. Ihrmark, H. Kauserud, A. Kohler, K. LaButti, A. Lapidus, J. L. Lavin, Y.-H. Lee, E. Lindquist, W. Lilly, S. Lucas, E. Morin, C. Murat, J. A. Oguiza, J. Park, A. G. Pisabarro, R. Riley, A. Rosling, A. Salamov, O. Schmidt, J. Schmutz, I. Skrede, J. Stenlid, A. Wiebenga, X. Xie, U. Kües, D. S. Hibbett, D. Hoffmeister, N. Högberg, F. Martin, I., V. Grigoriev, S. C. Watkinson. 2011. Evolution of plant cell wall degrading machinery underlies the functional diversity of forest fungi. Science 333: 762-765.

Justo, A., A. Vizzini, M. Contu, S. Ghignone, A. M. Minnis, N. Menolli Jr., M. Capelari, O. Rodriguez, E. Malysheva, and D. S. Hibbett. 2011. Phylogeny of the Pluteaceae (Agaricales, Basidiomycota): taxonomy and character evolution. Fungal Biology 115: 1-20.clear

Seitzman, B. H., A. Ouimette, R. L. Mixon, E. A. Hobbie, and D. S. Hibbett. 2011. Conservation of biotrophy in Hygrophoraceae inferred from combined stable isotope and phylogenetic analyses. Mycologia 103: 280-290.

Hibbett, D. S., A. Ohman, D. Glotzer, M. Nuhn, P. M. Kirk, and R. H. Nilsson. 2011. Progress in molecular and morphological taxon discovery in Fungi and options for formal classification of environmental sequences. Fungal Biology Reviews 25: 38-47.

Wilson, A., M. Binder, and D. S. Hibbett. 2011. Effects of fruiting body morphology on diversification rates in three independent clades of fungi estimated using binary state speciation and extinction analysis. Evolution 65: 1305-1322.

Garcia-Sandoval, R., Z. Wang, M. Binder, and D. S. Hibbett. 2011. Molecular phylogenetics of the Gloeophyllales and relative ages of clades of Agaricomycotina producing a brown rot. Mycologia103: 510-524.

Denis A. Larochelle, Ph.D.

Mana-Capelli,S., R. Gräf and D.A. Larochelle.(2010). Dictyostelium centrin B localization during cell cycle progression. Communicative & Interactive Biology 3:1, 1-3: January/February 2010; Landes Bioscience

Mana-Capelli, S., R. Gräf, and D.A. Larochelle. (2009). Dictyostelium discoideum CenB is a bona fide centrin essential for nuclear architecture and centrosome stability. Eukaryotic Cell 8.

Hiong, H., F. Rivero, U. Euteneuer, S. Mondal, S. Mana-Capelli, D.A. Larochelle, Vogel, B. Gassen, and A. Noegel. (2008). Sun-1 connects the centrosome to chromatin and ensures genome stability. Traffic 9:1-17

Agarwal, M., N. Guerin, and D.A. Larochelle (2004). Chimeric analysis of the small GTPase RacE in cytokinesis signaling in Dictyostelium discoideum. Experimental Cell Research 295:226-235.

Abysalh, J.C., L.L.Kuchnicki and D.A. Larochelle (2003) The identification of Pats1, a novel gene locus required for cytokinesis in Dictyostelium discoideum. Molecular Biology of the Cell 14:14-25.

Guerin, N. and D.A.Larochelle (2003). A user's guide to restriction enzyme-mediated integration in Dictyostelium. (Accepted for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility dedicated to Dictyostelium research.)

Agarwal, M., D.J.Nelson, and D.A. Larochelle (2002). The three dimensional model of Dictyostelium discoideum RacE based on the human RhoA-GDP crystal structure. Submitted to the Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modeling 21:3-18.

Neicu, T., A.Pradham, D.A. Larochelle, and A. Kudrolli (2000). Extinction transition in bacterial colonies under forced convection. Physical Review E62(1):1059-1062.

Larochelle, D.A., N. Gerald, and A. De Lozanne (2000). Molecular analysis of racE function in Dictyostelium . Microscopy Research and Techniques-The Biology of Cytokinesis 49(2):145-151.

Kwak E., N. Gerald, D.A. Larochelle, K.K. Vithalani, M. Niswonger, and A. De Lozanne (1999). LvsA, a protein related to the mouse beige protein, is essential for cytokinesis in Dictyostelium . Molecular biology2 of the Cell 10:4429-4439.

Vithalani, K.K., C.A. Parent, E.M. Thorn, M. Penn, D.A. Larochelle, P.N. Devreotes, and A. De Lozanne (1998). Identification of Darlin, a Dictyostelium protein with Armadillo -like repeats that binds to small GTPases and is important for the proper aggregation of developing cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell 9:3095-3106.

Larochelle, D.A., K.K. Vithalani and A. De Lozanne (1997). The role of Dictyostelium racE in cytokinesis: Mutational analysis and localization studies by use of green fluorescent protein. Molecular Biology of the Cell 8:935-944.

Larochelle, D.A., K. Vithalani and A. De Lozanne (1996). A novel member of the rho family of small GTP-binding proteins is specifically required for cytokinesis. J. Cell Biology 133:1321- 1329.

Burns, C.G., D.A. Larochelle, H. Erickson, M. Reedy and A. De Lozanne (1995). Single-headed myosin II acts as a dominant negative mutation in Dictystelium . Proc. Natl. Acad. .Sci. USA 92:8244-8248.

Larochelle, D.A. and D. Epel (1993). Myosin heavy chain dephosphorylation during cytokinesis in dividing sea urchin embryos. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 25(3):369-380.

Todd P. Livdahl, Ph.D.

Khatchikian, C., Dennehy, J., Vitek,, and T. Livdahl. 2010. Direct and indirect environmental effects on Aedes hatch traits. Evolutionary Ecology 24:1159-1169.

Khatchikian, C., Sangermano, F., Kendell, D. and T. Livdahl. 2010.Evaluation of species distribution model algorithms for fine-scale container breeding mosquito risk prediction. Medical and Veterinary Entomology.

M.W. Chmielewski, C.Khatchikian, and T.Livdahl. 2010. Estimating the per Capita Rate of Population Change: How Well Do life-History Surrogates Perform? Ecology and Population Biology.

Kaplan, L., Kendell, D., Robertson, D., Livdahl, T. and C. Khatchikian. 2010. Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Bermuda: extinction, invasion, invasion and extinction. Biological Invasions.

Vitek, C. J., and T. Livdahl. 2009. Hatch Plasticity in Response to Varied Inundation Frequency in Aedes albopictus. J. Med. Entomol. 46: 766-771

Khatchikian, C., Dennehy, J., Vitek, C. and T. Livdahl. 2009. Climate and geographic trends in hatch delay of the treehole mosquito, Aedes triseriatus Say (Diptera:Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology 34: 119-128.

Gonzalez, K., Peo, C,, Livdahl, T., and L. M. Kennedy. 2008. Experience-Induced Changes in Sugar Taste Discrimination. Chem. Senses 33: 173–179.

Vitek, C. J. and T. Livdahl. 2006. Field and laboratory comparison of hatch rates in Aedes albopictus (Skuse). J. Amer. Mosq. Contr. Assn. 22: 609–614.

Dennehy, J. and T. Livdahl.  2004.  Polymorphic foraging behavior among C. elegans:  frequency- and density-dependent selection.  J. Nematology 36: 276-280.

Dennehy, J., P. Robakiewicz, and T. Livdahl.  2001.  Larval rearing affects kin-mediated cannibalism in a treehole mosquito.  Oikos 95:  335-339.

Dennehy, J. and T. Livdahl.  1999.  First record of Toxorhynchites rutilus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Massachusetts.  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 15: 423-424. 

Edgerly, J.S., Willey, M.S., and T. Livdahl.  1999. Intraguild predation among larval treehole mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus, Ae. Aegypti, and Ae. triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae), in laboratory microcosms.  Journal of Medical Entomology 36: 394-399. 

Edgerly, J.S., McFarland, M., Morgan, P., and T. Livdahl.  1998.  A seasonal shift in egg-laying behaviour in response to cues of future competition in a treehole mosquito.  J. Anim. Ecol. 67: 805-818.

Edgerly, J.S., Willey, M., and T. Livdahl. 1993. The community ecology of Aedes egg hatching: Implications for a mosquito invasion. Ecological Entomology 18: 123-128.

Edgerly, J.S., and T. Livdahl. 1992. Density-dependent interactions within a complex life cycle: The roles of cohort structure and mode of recruitment. J. Anim. Ecol. 61: 139-150.

Livdahl, T., and M. Willey. 1991. Prospects for an invasion: Competition between Aedes albopictus and native A. triseriatus. Science 253: 198-191.

Neva P. Meyer, Ph.D.

Seaver E.C., E. Yamaguchi, G.S. Richards, and N.P. Meyer (2012). Expression of the pair-rule gene homologs runt, Pax3/7, even-skipped-1 and even-skipped-2 during larval and juvenile development of the polychaete annelid Capitella teleta does not support a role in segmentation. EvoDevo 3: 8.

Meyer, N.P., Boyle, M.J., Martindale, M.Q. and E.C. Seaver (2010). A comprehensive fate map by intracellular injection of identified blastomeres in the marine polychaete Capitella teleta. EvoDevo 1: 8.

Jackson, D.J., N.P. Meyer, E.C. Seaver, K. Pang, C. McDougall, V.N. Moy, K. Gordon, B.M. Degnan, M.Q. Martindale, R.D. Burke, K.J. Peterson (2010). Developmental expression of COE across the Metazoa supports a conserved role in neuronal cell-type specification and mesodermal development. Development, Genes and Evolution 220: 221-234.

Layden, M.J., N.P. Meyer, K. Pang, E.C. Seaver, M.Q. Martindale (2010). Expression and phylogenetic analysis of the zic gene family in the evolution and development of metazoans. EvoDevo 1: 12.

Meyer, N.P. and E.C. Seaver (2009). Neurogenesis in an annelid: characterization of brain neural precursors in the polychaete Capitella sp. I. Dev Biol 335(1): 237-52.

Mizutani, C.-M., Meyer, N.P., Roelink, H. and E. Bier (2006). Threshold dependent BMP mediated repression: a conserved mechanism for patterning the neuroectoderm. PLoS Biol 4(10): 1777-88.

Meyer, N.P. and H. Roelink (2003). The amino-terminal region of Gli3 antagonizes the Shh response and acts in dorsoventral fate specification in the developing spinal cord. Dev Biol 257(2): 343-55.

Meyer, N.P., Johansen, L.M., Tae, H.J., Budde, P.P., Williams, K.L. and E.J. Taparowsky (1998). Genomic organization of human B-ATF, a target for regulation by EBV and HTLV-1. Mamm Genome 9(10): 849-52.

Meyer, N.P., Prentice, D.A., Fox, M.T. and J.P. Hughes (1992). Prolactin-induced proliferation of the Nb2 T-lymphoma is associated with protein kinase-C-independent phosphorylation of stathmin. Endocrinology 131(4): 1977-84.

Deborah L. Robertson, Ph.D.

Ghoshroy, S., and D.L.Robertson. 2011. Molecular Evolution of Glutamine Synthetase II and III in the Chromalveolates. The Journal of Phycology. In press.

Ghoshroy, S. M. Binder, A. Tartar, and D.L. Robertson. 2010. Molecular evolution of glutamine synthetase II: Phylogenetic evidence of a non-endosymbiotic gene transfer event early in plant evolution BMC. Evolutionary Biology, 10:198. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-198.

Kaplan, L., Kendell, D., Robertson, D.L., Livdahl, T. and C. Khatchikian. 2010. Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Bermuda: extinction, invasion, invasion and extinction.  Biological Invasions.

Slot, J.C., K.N. Hallstrom, P.B. Matheny, K. Hosaka, G. Mueller, D.L. Robertson, and D.S. Hibbett. 2009. Structural and functional diversity of high affinity nitrate transporters in three clades of mushroom forming fungi from different ecologies. Fungal Ecology.

Brown, K.L., K.I. Twing*, and D.L. Robertson. 2009. Unraveling the regulation of nitrogen assimilation in the marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana (BACILLARIOPHYCEAE): Diurnal variation in transcript levels for five genes involved in nitrogen assimilation. J. Phycol.45:413-426

Banerjee, G., D.L. Robertson, T. Leonard. 2008. Hydrophobins Sc3 and Sc4 gene expression in mounds, fruiting bodies and vegetative hyphae of Schizophyllum commune. Fungal Genet. Biol., 45: 171-178 (doi:10:1016/j.fgb.2007.10.018)

Robertson, D.L. and A. Tartar. 2006. Evolution of glutamine synthetase in heterokonts: evidence for endosymbiotic gene transfer and the early evolution of photosynthesis. Mol. Biol. Evol. 23(5):1048-1055

Takabayashi, M., F.P. Wilkerson and D.L. Robertson. in press. Response of glutamine synthetase gene transcription and enzyme activity to external nitrogen sources in the diatom, Skeletonema costatum (Bacillariophyceae). J. Phycol.41:84-94

Robertson, D.L., G.J. Smith, and R.S. Alberte. 2001. Glutamine synthetase in marine algae: New surprises from an old enzyme. J. Phycol. 37(5): 793-795

Okamoto, O.K., D.L. Robertson, T.Fagan, J.W. Hastings and P. Colepicolo. 2001. Different regulatory mechanisms modulate the expression of a dinoflagellate iron-superoxide dismutase. J. Biol. Chem.. 276: 19989-19993.

Li, L., L. Liu, R. Hong, D.L. Robertson, and J.W. Hastings. 2001. N-terminal histidines are responsible for the decrease in luciferase activity at pH 8. Biochemistry. 40(6):1844-1849.

Robertson, D.L., G.J. Smith, and R.S. Alberte. 1999. Characterization of a cDNA encoding glutamine synthetase from the marine diatom Skeletonema costatum. J. Phycol. 35:786-797.

Robertson, D.L., and R.S. Alberte. 1996. Purification and biochemical characterization of glutamine synthetase from Skeletonema costatum. Plant Physiol. 111:1169-1175.

Coyer, J.A., D.L. Robertson, R.S. Alberte. 1995. Genetic variability and parentage in Macrocystis pyrifera (Phaeophyceae) using multi-locus DNA fingerprinting. J. Phycol. 31:819-823.

Coyer, J.A., D.L. Robertson, and R.S. Alberte. 1994. Genetic variability within a population and between diploid/haploid tissue of Macrocystis pyrifera (Phaeophyceae). J. Phycol. 30:545-552.


Justin Thackeray, Ph.D.

Abbeyquaye, T., Raabe, T. and Thackeray, J.R. (2003). Evolution of Gab family adaptor proteins. Gene, 311:43-50.

Mankidy, R., Hastings, J. and Thackeray, J.R. (2003). Distinct PLC-gamma-dependent signaling pathways in the Drosophila eye and wing are revealed by a new small wing allele. Genetics, 164:553-563.

Manning, C., Mathews, W., Fico, L. and Thackeray, J.R. (2003). PLC-gamma contains introns shared by many SH2 domains in unrelated proteins. Genetics, 164:433-442.

Powe, A.C. Jr., Strathdee, D., Cutforth,T., D'Souza-Correia, T., Gaines, P., Thackeray, J., Carlson, J. and Gaul, U. (1999). In vivo functional analysis of Drosophila Gap1: involvement of Ca2+ and IP4 regulation. Mech. Dev. 81(1-2):89-101.

Thackeray, J.R., P.C. Gaines, P. Ebert, and J.C. Carlson. (1998). Small wing encodes a phospholipase C-gamma that acts as a negative regulator of R7 development in Drosophila. Development, 125: 5033-5042.

Thackeray, J. R. and B. Ganetzky. (1995). Conserved alternative splicing patterns and splicing signals in the Drosophila sodium channel gene para. Genetics, 141: 203-214.

Thackeray, J. R. and B. Ganetzky. (1994). Developmentally regulated alternative splicing generates a complex array of para sodium channel isoforms in Drosophila. J. Neurosci. 14: 2569-2578.

Heather Wiatrowski, Ph.D.

Wiatrowski, H. A., Das, S., Kukkadapu, R., Ilton,E.S., Barkay,T.,and N.Yee (2009) Reduction of Hg(II) to Hg(0) by MagnetiteEnvironmental Science and Technology, 43 (14), pp 5307–5313

Wiatrowski, H. A., Ward, P.M., and T. Barkay (2006). "Novel reduction of mercury(II) by mercury-sensitive dissimilatory metal reducing bacteria". Environmental Science and Technology, 40(21): 6690-6696.

Wiatrowski, H. A., and T. Barkay (2005). “Monitoring of microbial metal transformations in the environment”. Current Opinions in Biotechnology 16(3): 261-268.

Min, M. Z., Xu, H. F., Barton, L. L., Wang, J., Peng, X. J., and H. Wiatrowski (2005). “Biomineralization of uranium by Desulfovibrio desulfuricans DSM 642; a simulated experiment and its significance”. Acta Geologica Sinica – English Edition 79(1): 134-138.

Emeritus Faculty:

Timothy A. Lyerla, Ph.D.

Lyerla, T.A., M. Borchers, G. Jahreis, J. Tan, P. Ohtake, E.K. Novak, R.T. Swank. 2003. Abberant lung structure, composition and function in a murine model of Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome. Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol. 285(3): L643-L653.

Delprato, A., S. Raghavan,T.A. Lyerla. 2000. An established light ear mutant (C57BL/6J-Pdeb (rd1) le) mouse cell line exhibits a block to secretion of lysosomal enzymes. Exp. Cell. Res. 256(1): 315-320.

Davis, S.G., T.A. Lyerla. 1997. The effect of lysosomotropic amines on beige mouse cells. Exp. Cell. Res. 237(1): 242-245.

Gama Sosa, M., R. De Gasperi, S. Undevia, J. Yeretsian, S. Rouse, T.A. Lyerla, and E.H. Kolodny. 1996. Correction of the galactocerebrosidase deficiency in globoid cell leukodystrophy cultured cells by SL3-3 retrovirus-mediated gene transfer. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 218: 766-771.

Gow, J.-B., S. Lainwala, and T.A. Lyerla. 1996. Enlarged dysmorphic lysosomes in an established beige (C57BL/;bgÍ/bgÍ) mouse mutant fibroblast line: A reversible characteristic. In Vitro Cell Develop. Biol. 32A: 457-461.

Gross, S.K., T.A. Lyerla, J.E. Evans, and R.H. McCluer. 1994. Expression of glycosphingolipids in serum-free primary cultures of mouse kidney cells: Male-female differences and androgen sensitivity. Molec. Cell. Biochem. 137: 25-31.

Gow, J.-B., S. Lainwala, and T.A. Lyerla. 1993. Cellular expression of the beige mouse mutation and its correction in hybrids with control human fibroblasts. In Vitro Cell Develop. Biol. 29A: 884-891.

Gross, S.K., T.A. Lyerla, M.A. Williams, and R.H. McCluer. 1992. The accumulation and metabolism of glycosphingolipids in primary kidney cell cultures from beige mice. Mol. Cell. Biochem. 118: 61-66.

Linda M. Kennedy, Ph.D.

Kobayashi, C. and L.M. Kennedy. 2002. Experience-induced increases in taste sensitivity for monosodium glutamate. Physiol. Behav. 75/1-2: 57-63.

Higgins, T. and L.M. Kennedy. 2001. Sweet taste receptor mechanisms: Stimulating effectiveness of high intensity sweeteners and sweetener enantiomers for sugar receptor cell firing in the blowfly, Phormiaregina, Chem. Senses 26.

Sullivan, K.D., B. Adamiak and L.M. Kennedy. 1999.  Human taste sensitivity to glucose is greater after repeated exposure to fructose rather than to glucose in lemonade. Chem. Senses 24: 610.

Foster, K.D., A.I. Spielman and L.M. Kennedy. 1999. Rapid kinetics of receptor cell firing and second messenger modulation in an insect system.  Chem. Senses24: 596.

Eylam, S. and L.M. Kennedy. 1998. Experience-induced ncreases in sensitivity for glucose in human glucose-hypogeusics or for fructose in fructose-hypogeusics. Chem. Senses 23: 588-589.

Armstrong, M.A, N.Feroz, M.L.Henderson, Y.Katsman, H.Parmar, L.M. Scarsella and L.M. Kennedy. 1998. Human taste mechanisms for pyranose and furanose sugars.  Chem. Senses 23: 557-558.


Thomas J. Leonard, Ph.D.

Yu, J.H. and T.J. Leonard. 1998. Culture conditions control expression of the genes for alfatoxin and sterigmatocystin biosynthesis in Aspergillus parasiticus and Aspergillus nidulans. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64: 2275-2277.

Yu, J.H., R. Butchko, M. Fernandes, N. Keller, T.J. Leonard, T.H. Adams. 1996. Conservation of structure and function of the aflatoxin regulatory gene aflR from Aspergillus nidulans and A. flavus. Current Genetics 29:549-555.

Brown, D.W., J.H. Yu, H.S. Kelkar, M. Fernandes, T.C. Nesbit, T.C. Keller, N.P. Adams and T.J. Leonard. 1996. Twenty-five co-regulated transcripts define a secondary metabolism gene cluster in Asperfillus nidulans. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 93:1418-1422.

Feng, G.H. and T.J. Leonard. 1995. Characterization of the polyketide synthase gene (pksLi) required for aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus nidulans. J. Bact. 177: 6246-6254.

Yu, J.H. and T.J. Leonard. 1995. Sterigmatocystin biosynthesis in Aspergillus nidulans requires a novel type I polyketide synthase. J. Bact. 177: 4792-4800.

Leonard, T.J. and S. Dick. 1994. Uncontrolled growth associated with novel somatic recombination in the fungus Schizophyllum. Bioassays 16: 329- 334.