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Undergraduate Student Publications for 2013

William and Mary's strong research tradition leads to a large number of undergraduate students who co-author published research in refereed science journals. For more comprehensive lists of publications, see individual faculty web pages.

Biology Department Refereed Publications with Undergraduate Authors 2013

(*undergraduate student; ** graduate student; faculty co-authors in bold)

*Schwab, D.B. and J.D. Allen.  In press. Size-specific maternal effects in response to predator cues in an intertidal snail.  Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Johnson, A.S., *J.M. Salyers, *N.J. Alcorn, O. Ellers and J.D. Allen. 2013. Externally visible fluorochrome marks and allometries of growing sea urchins. Invertebrate Biology 132: 251-269.

*Armstrong, A.F., *H.N. Blackburn and J.D. Allen. 2013. A novel report of hatching plasticity in the phylum Echinodermata. American Naturalist 181:264-272.

*Upperman, A.J., T.M. Russell, and R.M. Chambers.  In press.  The influence of recreational crabbing regulations on diamondback terrapin by-catch.  Northeastern Naturalist.

Chambers, R.M., *R.L. Hatch, and T.M. Russell.  2013.  Effect of water management on interannual variation in bulk soil properties from the Eastern Coastal Everglades.  Wetlands. 10.1007/s13157-013-0393-1.

*Caverly, E., J. M. KasteG. S. Hancock, and R. M. Chambers.  2013. Dissolved and particulate organic carbon fluxes from an agricultural watershed during consecutive tropical storms. Geophysical Research Letters 40:5147-5152.

*Drewett, D.V.V., J.D. Willson, D.A. Cristol, *S.Y. Chin, and W.A. Hopkins. 2013. Inter- and intra-specific variation in mercury bioaccumulation by snakes inhabiting a contaminated river floodplain. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32:1178-1186.

*Chin, S.Y., J.D. Willson, D.A. Cristol, *D.V.V. Drewett, and W.A. Hopkins. 2013. Altered behavior of neonatal northern watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon) exposed to maternally transferred mercury. Environmental Pollution 176:144-150.

*Chin, S.Y., J.D. Willson, D.A. Cristol, D.V.V. Drewett, and W.A. Hopkins, 2013. High levels of maternally transferred mercury do not affect reproductive output or embryonic survival of northern watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon). Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 32:619-626.

*White, J.T., *C.L. DeSanto, *C. Gibbons, *C.K. Lardner, *A. Panakos, *S. Rais, **K. Sharp, S.D.Sullivan, W. Tidhar, *L. Wright, D. Berrigan, and P.D. Heideman. In press.  Insulins, leptin and feeding in a population of Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse) with variable fertility.  Hormones and Behavior.

*Barr, J.E., *M.R. Munyikwa, *E.A. Frazier, and S.D. Hinton. 2013. The  pseudophosphatase MK-STYX inhibits stress granule assembly independently  of Ser149 phosphorylation of G3BP-1. FEBS J. 280:273-284.

**J.W. Westerbeck, N. Pasupala, **M. Guillotte, *E. Szymanski, *B.C. Matson, *C. Esteban, and O.P. Kerscher. 2013.  A SUMO-targeted ubiquitin ligase is involved in the degradation of the nuclear pool of the SUMO E3 ligase Siz1. Mol. Biol. Cell doi:10.1091/mbc.E13-05-0291

*E. Szymanski and O.P. Kerscher. 2013. Budding yeast protein extraction and purification for the study of function, interactions, and post-translational modifications.  J. Vis. Exp.80: e50921. doi:10.3791/50921.

*Murray J.R., C.W. Varian-Ramos, Z.S. Welch, and M.S. Saha. 2013. Embryological staging of the Zebra Finch, Taeniopygia guttata, J. Morphology  274:1090-1110.

*Reding, L.P., J.P. Swaddle, and H.A. Murphy. 2013 Sexual selection hinders adaptation in experimental populations of yeast. Biology Letters 9.  doi:10.1098/rsbl.2012.1202

*Fidler, A., *L. Boulay, and M.J. Wawersik. In press. Sonication-facilitated immunofluorescence staining of late-stage embryonic and larval Drosophila tissues in situ. Journal of Visualized Experiments.

*Helsley, K.R., *T.M. Brown, *K. Furlong, and K.E. Williamson. 2014. Applications and limitations of tea extract as a virucidal agent to assess the role of phage predation in soils.  Biology and Fertility of Soils 50:263-274.

 *Schouten, J., *T. Clister, *A. Bruce, L. Epp and P. Zwollo. 2013.  Sockeye salmon retain immunoglobulin-secreting plasma cells throughout their spawning journey and post-spawning.  Dev. Comp. Immunol. 40:202-209.

**MacMurray, E., *M. Barr, *A. Bruce, L. Epp and P. Zwollo. 2013. Alternative splicing of the trout Pax5 gene and identification of novel B cell populations using Pax5 signatures.  Dev. Comp. Immunol. 41:270-281.

 (updated 2/21/2014)