Representative Publications by William & Mary Biology Faculty
The following list provides examples of faculty research, often with student co-authors (*undergraduate; **graduate). The underlined name links to the faculty member's web page, where references to more publications may be found. Visit our Faculty Directory to view an alphabetical listing of faculty contacts and links to web pages with research.
*Alcorn NJ, Allen JD. 2009. How do changes in parental investment influence development in echinoid echinoderms? Evolution and Development. 11:719-727.
Bondzi, C., *Brunner, A.M., *Munyikwa, M.R., *Connor, C.D., *Simmons, A.N., *Stephens, S.L., *Belt, P.A., Roggero, V.R., Mavinakere, M.S., Hinton, S.D., Allison, L.A. 2011. Recruitment of the oncoprotein v-ErbA to aggresomes. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 332, 196-212.
Qian J, Bradley EL, Majewski S, Popov V, Saha MS, Smith MF, Weisenberger AG, Welsh RE. 2008. A small-animal imaging system capable of multipinhole circular/helical SPECT and parallel-hole SPECT. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 594:102-110.
**Zehmer JK, **Mahon SA, Capelli GM. 2002. Calcium as a limiting factor in the distribution of the amphipod Gammarus pseudolimnaeus. American Midland Naturalist 148:350-362.
Case MA, *Bradford ZR. 2009. Enhancing the trap of lady’s slippers: a new technique for discovering pollinators yields new data from Cypripedium parviflorum (Orchidaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 1–10.
Chambers RM, Meyerson LA, Lellis-Dibble K. In press. Ecology of Phragmites australis and responses to tidal restoration. In Restoring Tidal Flow to Salt Marshes: A Synthesis of Science and Management (C. Roman and D. Burdick, eds.). Island Press, Washington, DC.
Cristol DA, **Brasso RL, **Condon AM, *Fovargue RE, **Friedman SL, *Hallinger KK, * Monroe AP and **White AE. 2008. The movement of aquatic mercury through terrestrial food webs. Science 320:335
Penmetsa RV, … , Engstrom EM, … , Cook DR et. al. 2008. The Medicago truncatula orhtolog of Arabidopsis EIN2, sickle, is a negative regulator of symbiotic and pathogenic microbial associations. Plant Journal 55:580-595.
Engstrom EM, *Andersen CM, Gumulak-Smith J,*Hu J, Orlova E, Sozzani R, Bowman JL. Arabidopsis homologs of the Petunia HAIRY MERISTEM gene are required for maintenance of shoot and root indeterminacy. Plant Physiol 2011; 155:735-50.
Fashing PJ, Nguyen N, and Fashing NJ. 2010. Behavior of geladas and other endemic wildlife during a desert locust outbreak at Guassa, Ethiopia: Ecological and Conservation Implications. Primates 51: 193-197.
Glaser SM, Ye H**, Maunder MN, MacCall AD, Fogarty MJ, and Sugihara G. 2011. Detecting and forecasting complex nonlinear dynamics in spatially-structured catch-per-unit-effort time series for North Pacific albacore (Thunnus alalunga). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 68: 400-412.
*Goodwin AC, *Weinberger DM, **Ford CB, *Nelson JC, *Snider JD, *Hall JD, *Paules CI, Peek RM Jr, and Forsyth MH. 2008. Expression of the Helicobacter pylori adhesin SabA is controlled via phase variation and the ArsRS signal transduction system. Microbiology. 154:2231-2240.
**Braasch DC, *Deegan EM, *Grimm ER, Griffin JD. 2008. Calcitonin gene-related peptide alters the firing rates of hypothalamic temperature sensitive and insensitive neurons. BMC Neuroscience. 9:64.
Heideman PD, Pittman JT, *Schubert KA, *Dubois CA, *Bowles J, * Lowe SM, and *Price MR. 2010. Variation in levels of luteinizing hormone and reproductive photoresponsiveness in a population of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus). American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology. 298:R1543-1548.
Hinton SD, Myers MP, RoggeroVR, Allison LA, and Tonks NK (2010). The Pseudophosphatase MK-STYX Interacts with G3BP and Decreases Stress Granule Formation. Biochem J. 427: 349-357.
Elmore, Z**, Donaher M*, Matson B*, Murphy H, Westerbeck J**, and Kerscher O, 2011. Sumo-Dependent Substrate Targeting of the SUMO Protease Ulp1. BMC Biology 9:74.
*Kaeser G, *Rabe B, and Saha MS. 2011. Cloning and characterization of GABAAα and GABAB subunits in Xenopus laevis during development, Developmental Dynamics Apr; 240(4):862-73.
**Smith JC, Sanderson SL. 2008. Intra-oral flow patterns and speeds in a suspension-feeding fish with gill rakers removed versus intact. Biological Bulletin 215: 309-318.
Shakes DC, *Neva BJ, Huynh H, Chaudhuri J, and Pires-da-Silva A. 2011. Asymmetric spermatocyte division as a mechanism for controlling sex ratios. Nature Communications 2:157
Swaddle JP and *Calos SE 2008. Increased avian diversity is associated with lower incidence of human West Nile infection: observation of the dilution effect. PLoS ONE, 3, e2488.
Watts BD, and Duerr AE. 2010. Nest turnover rates and list frame decay in bald eagles: Implications for the national monitoring plan. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:940-944.
Wawersik M, Milutinovich A, Casper AL , Matunis E, Williams B, Van Doren M. 2005. Somatic control of germline sexual development is mediated by the JAK/STAT pathway. Nature 436: 563-567. (also: Wawersik M 2006 Cell Cycle 5:1385).
Williamson SJ, Cary SC , Williamson KE, Helton RR, Bench SR, Winget D and Wommack KE. 2008. Lysogenic virus–host interactions predominate at deep-sea diffuse-flow hydrothermal vents. ISME J adv online pub doi:10.1038/ismej.2008.73.
Zwollo P, Haines A, *Rosato P, and Gumulak-Smith J. 2008. Molecular and cellular analysis of B cell populations in the rainbow trout using Pax5 and immunoglobulin markers. Developmental & Comparative Immunology. (ePrint July 6)
Research-Active Emeritus Faculty Publications
Noor MAF, Parnell RS, Grant BS. 2008. A Reversible Color Polyphenism in American Peppered Moth (Biston betularia cognataria) Caterpillars. PLoS ONE 3(9): e3142
L. M. Cook, B. S. Grant, I. J. Saccheri and J. Malle, 2012. Selective bird predation on the peppered moth: the last experiment of Michael Majeru. Biol. Lett. published online 8 February 2012. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.1136.
Yang EC, Scott J, West JA, Yoon HS, Yokoyama A, Karsten U, Loiseaux de Goer, S & Orlova, E. 2011. Erythrolobus australicus sp. nov. (Porphyridiophyceae, Rhodophyta): a description based on several approaches. Algae 26: 1-14.
Kribel, J. R. G.**, K. Kolman*, and S. Ware. 2011. Rapid change in sapling and seedling layers in an otherwise stable hardwood forest: an effect of deer browsing. Castanea 76: 140--148.