Biological Sciences Faculty Publications

 
The Department of Biological Sciences is a diverse group of faculty and students focused on the study of living organisms across a wide variety of scales from the cellular and molecular to the landscape scales. In addition, students and faculty regularly collaborate with colleagues in other departments and institutions to foster truly interdisciplinary approaches both in the classroom and in the research setting.

Please note that the content of this page does not necessarily constitute a comprehensive list of all faculty publications produced by this department.

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Submissions from 2016

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Casitas B-cell lymphoma (Cbl) proteins protect mammary epithelial cells from proteotoxicity of active c-Src accumulation, Chandrani Mukhopadhyay, Aleata Triplett, Tom Bargar, Carol A. Heckman, Kay-Uwe Wagner, and Mayumi Naramura

Submissions from 2015

Effect of Cdc42 domains on filopodia sensing, cell orientation, and haptotaxis, S. P. Amarachintha, K. J. Ryan, M. Cayer, N. S. Boudreau, N. M. Johnson, and Carol A. Heckman

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Polychlorinated biphenyl exposure alters oxytocin receptor gene expression and maternal behavior in rat model, E Nicole Dover, David E. Mankin, Howard C. Cromwell, and Lee Meserve

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Development of Circadian Oscillators in Neurosphere Cultures during Adult Neurogenesis, Astha Malik, Roudabeh J. Jamasbi, Roman V. Kondratov, and Michael Eric Geusz

Submissions from 2014

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Darwin’s Diagram of Divergence of Taxa as a Causal Model for the Origin of Species, Juan Luis Bouzat

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Natural transformation of Thermotoga sp. strain RQ7, Dongmei Han, Hui Xu, Rutika Puranik, and Zhaohui Xu

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Effects of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure on response perseveration and ultrasonic vocalization emission in rat during development, Dena Krishnan, Howard C. Cromwell, and Lee Meserve

Submissions from 2013

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A New Method for Identifying Stem-Like Cells in Esophageal Cancer Cell Lines, Michael Eric Geusz, Taghreed N. Almanaa, and Roudabeh J. Jamasbi

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Filopodia as sensors, Carol A. Heckman and H. K. Plummer

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Subglacial Lake Vostok (Antarctica) Accretion Ice Contains a Diverse Set of Sequences from Aquatic, Marine and Sediment-Inhabiting Bacteria and Eukarya, Scott O. Rogers, Yury M. Shtarkman, Zeynep A. Koçer, Robyn Edgar, Ram S. Veerapneni, Tom D'Elia, and Paul F. Morris

Submissions from 2012

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Population Viability Analysis of the Blue-Throated Macaw (Ara Glaucogularis) Using Individual-Based and Cohort-Based PVA Programs, Juan Luis Bouzat and Rosa I. Strem

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Unraveling the Determinants of Protrusion Formation, Marilyn L. Cayer, Carol A. Heckman, Mita Varghese, Peter Gorsevski, and Nancy S. Boudreau

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Effects of Curcumin on Stem-Like Cells in Human Esophageal Squamous Carcinoma Cell Lines, Michael Eric Geusz, Taghreed N. Almanaa, and Roudabeh J. Jamasbi

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Properties of Lewis Lung Carcinoma Cells Surviving Curcumin Toxicity, Michael Eric Geusz and Dejun Yan

Origin of ruffles: Linkage to other protrusions, filopodia and lamellae, Carol A. Heckman, M. Varghese, M. L. Cayer, and N. S. Boudreau

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Unraveling the Determinants of Protrusion Formation, Carol A. Heckman, Mita Varghese, Peter Gorsevski, Marilyn L. Cayer, and Nancy S. Boudreau

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Plasticity of Total and Intracellular Phosphorus Quotas in Microcystis Aeruginosa Cultures and Lake Erie Algal Assemblages, Robert Michael McKay, Matthew A. Saxton, Robert J. Arnold, Richard A. Bourbonniere, and Steven W. Wilhelm

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Extraction of DNA from Plant and Fungus Tissues in situ, Scott O. Rogers, Amal S. Abu Almakarem, Katie L. Heilman, Heather L. Conger, and Yury M. Shtarkman

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An Evaluation of the Role of Sensory Drive in the Evolution of Lake Malawi Cichlid Fishes, Adam R. Smith, Moira J. van Staaden, and Karen L. Carleton

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Construction and Transformation of a Thermotoga-E. coli Shuttle Vector, Zhaohui Xu, Dongmei Han, and Stephen M. Norris

Submissions from 2011

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Death of the TonB Shuttle Hypothesis, Ray A. Larsen, Michael G. Gresock, Marina I. Savenkova, Anne A. Ollis, and Kathleen Postle

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WebFR3D--A Server for Finding, Aligning and Analyzing Recurrent RNA 3D Motifs, Neocles B. Leontis, Craig L. Zirbel, and Anton I. Petrov

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Evolution of Small Putative Group I Introns in the SSU rRNA Gene Locus of Phialophora Species, Scott O. Rogers

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Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), Karen Sirum, Erika G. Offerdahl, Teri Balser, Clarisa Dirks, Kathryn Miller, Jennifer L. Momsen, Lisa Montplaisir, and Marcy Osgood

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Direct Interaction of FliX and FlbD is Required for Their Regulatory Activity in Caulobacter Crescentus, Zhaohui Xu, Rachel J. Dutton, and James W. Gober

Submissions from 2010

Morphological fractal analysis of shape in cancer cells treated with combinations of microtubule-polymerizing and -depolymerizing agents, S. O. Uppal, D. V. Voronine, E. Wendt, and Carol A. Heckman

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Incorporating Genomics and Bioinformatics Across the Life Sciences Curriculum, Zhaohui Xu, Jayna L. Ditty, Christopher A. Kvaal, Brad Goodner, Sharyn K. Freyermuth, Cheryl Bailey, Robert A. Britton, Stuart G. Gordon, Sabine Heinhorst, Kelynne Reed, Erin R. Sanders-Lorenz, Seth Axen, Edwin Kim, Mitrick Johns, Kathleen Scott, and Cheryl A. Kerfeld

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Bioremediation of Soluble Heavy Metals with Recombinant Caulobacter Crescentus, Zhaohui Xu, Yu Lei, and Jigar Patel

Submissions from 2009

Contact inhibition revisited, Carol A. Heckman

Relationship of p21-activated kinase (PAK) and filopodia to persistence and oncogenic transformation, Carol A. Heckman, J. G. Demuth, D. Deters, S. R. Malwade, M. L. Cayer, C. Monfries, and A. Mamais

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Isolation of Fungi from Lake Vostok Accretion Ice, Scott O. Rogers, Tom D'Elia, Ram Veerapaneni, and Vincent Theraisnathan

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Adaptation from Leaps in the Dark, Ronny C. Woodruff and M Zhang

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Frequency and Isostericity of RNA Base Pairs, Craig L. Zirbel, Eric Westhof, Jesse Stombaugh, and Neocles B. Leontis

Submissions from 2008

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Dynamics In The Transient Complex Of Plastocyanin-cytochrome F From Prochlorothrix Hollandica, Rinske Hulsker, Maria Baranova, George S. Bullerjahn, and Marcellus Ubbink

Submissions from 2007

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Luminescent Whole-Cell Cyanobacterial Bioreporter for Measuring Fe Availability in Diverse Marine Environments, George S. Bullerjahn, Robert Michael McKay, R Boyanapalli, C Pohl, P L. Croot, and P W. Boyd

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Pattern Analysis of Microtubule-Polymerizing and -Depolymerizing Agent Combinations as Cancer Chemotherapies, Carol A. Heckman, S. O. Uppal, Y. Li, E. Wendt, M. L. Cayer, J. Barnes, D. Conway, and N. Boudreau

Submissions from 2006

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Photo Processes On Self-associated Cationic Porphyrins And Plastocyanin Complexes 1. Ligation Of Plastocyanin Tyrosine 83 Onto Metalloporphyrins And Electron-transfer Fluorescence Quenching, Hewa Anula, Eugene Myshkin, Anton Guliaev, Charles Luman, Evgeny Danilov, Felix Castellano, George S. Bullerjahn, and Michael Rogers

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Colchitaxel, a Coupled Compound Made from Microtubule Inhibitors Colchicine and Paclitaxel, Karunananda Bombuwala, Thomas Kinstle, Thomas Kinstle, Vladimir Popik, Sonal O. Uppal, James B. Olesen, Jose Viña, and Carol A. Heckman

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Actin-based features negatively regulated by protein kinase C-epsilon, Y. Li, J. M. Urban, M. L. Cayer, H. K. Plummer III, and Carol A. Heckman

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Evidence of Influenza A Virus RNA in Siberian Lake Ice, Scott O. Rogers, Gang Zhang, Dany Shoham, David Gilchinsky, Sergei Davydov, and John D. Castello

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Mutation and Cloning Efficiency, Ronny C. Woodruff and Priti Azad

Submissions from 2005

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FeCycle: Attempting an Iron Biogeochemical Budget from a Mesoscale SF6 Tracer Experiment in Unperturbed Low Iron Waters, Robert Michael McKay, P. W. Boyd, C. S. Law, D. A. Hutchins, E. R. Abraham, P. L. Croot, M. Ellwood, R. D. Frew, M. Hadfield, J. Hall, S. Handy, C. Hare, J. Higgins, P. Hill, K. A. Hunter, K. LeBlanc, M. T. Maldonado, C. Mioni, M. Oliver, S. Pickmere, M. Pinkerton, K. Safi, S. Sander, S. A. Sanudo-Wilhelmy, M. Smith, R. Strzepek, A. Tovar-Sanchez, and S. W. Wilhelm

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Tracking Changes in Bioavailable Fe Within High-Nitrate Low-Chlorophyll Oceanic Waters: A First Estimate Using a Heterotrophic Bacterial Bioreporter, Robert Michael McKay, C. E. Mioni, S. M. Handy, M. J. Ellwood, M. R. Twiss, P. W. Boyd, and S. W. Wilhelm

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Impact of Phytoplankton on the Biogeochemical Cycling of Iron in Subantarctic Waters Southeast of New Zealand During FeCycle, Robert Michael McKay, S. W. Wilhelm, J. Hall, D. A. Hutchins, M. M. D. Al-R shaidat, C. E. Mioni, S. Pickmere, D. Porta, and P. W. Boyd

Submissions from 2004

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Comparisons of Protocols for Decontamination of Environmental Ice Samples for Biological and Molecular Examinations, Scott O. Rogers, Vincent Theraisnathan, Gang Zhang, John D. Castello, L Ma, Y Zhao, S G. Shin, and W T. Starmer

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Premeiotic Clusters of Mutation and the Cost of Natural Selection, Ronny C. Woodruff, J N. Thompson Jr, and S Gu

Submissions from 2003

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Monitoring Immediate-Early Gene Expression Through Firefly Luciferase Imaging of HRS/J Hairless Mice, Michael E. Geusz and Anne M. Collaco

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Energetic Adaptations Along a Broad Latitudinal Gradient: Implications for Widely Distributed Assemblages, Jeffrey Gibson Miner, James E. Garvey, Dennis R. Devries, and Russell A. Wright

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Effect of Phosphorus Amendments on Present Day Plankton Communities in Pelagic Lake Erie, Steven W. Wilhelm, Jennifer M. DeBruyn, Osnat Gillor, Michael R. Twiss, Kasey Livingston, Richard A. Bourbonniere, Lisa D. Pickell, Charles G. Trick, Amanda L. Dean, and Robert Michael McKay

Submissions from 2002

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Computational Simulation of the Docking of Prochlorothrix Hollandica Plastocyanin to Photosystem I: Modeling the Electron Transfer Complex, George S. Bullerjahn, Neocles B. Leontis, and Eugene Myshkin

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Computational Simulation of the Docking of Prochlorothrix Hollandica Plastocyanin to Potosystem I: Modeling the Electron Transfer Complex, George S. Bullerjahn, Eugene Myshkin, and Neocles B. Leontis

Plastocyanin-cytochrome F Interactions: The Influence Of Hydrophobic Patch Mutations Studied By Nmr Spectroscopy, Peter Crowley, Nadejda Vintonenko, George S. Bullerjahn, and Marcellus Ubbink

Submissions from 1999

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Nmr Solution Structure Of Plastocyanin From The Photosynthetic Prokaryote, Prochlorothrix Hollandica, Charles R. Babu, Brian F. Volkman, and George S. Bullerjahn

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Role of Iron, Light, and Silicate in Controlling Algal Biomass in Subantarctic Waters SE of New Zealand, Robert Michael McKay, Philip Boyd, Julie LaRoche, Mark Gall, and Russell Frew

Submissions from 1995

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The DpsA Protein of Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC7942 is a DNA-Binding Hemoprotein. Linkage of the Dps and Bacterioferritin Protein Families, George S. Bullerjahn and M Pena

Submissions from 1994

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Light-Dependent Tyrosine Phosphorylation in the Cyanobacterium Prochlorothrix Hollandica, George S. Bullerjahn and K M. Warner