2020 Publications

WFU Biology Announcements

Congratulations! We are proud to announce that WFU Biology members (grad students in bold) have had the following papers published:

Allen EE, J Farrel, AF Harkey, DL John, GK Muday, JL Norris, B Wu.  2020.  Time series adjustment enhancement of hierarchical modeling of Arabidopsis thaliana gene interactions.  In: Martín-Vide C, M Vega-Rodríguez, T Wheeler (eds) Algorithms for Computational Biology.  AlCoB 2020.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12099.

Anderson TM, PM Ngoti, ML Nzunda, DM Griffith, JDM Speed, F Fossøy, E Røskaft and BJ Graae.  2020.  The burning question: does fire affect habitat selection and forage preference of black rhinos (Diceros bicornis) in East African savannas?  Oryx 54: 234-243.  https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605318000388

Brown ML, OM Sullivan, SM McDonald Esstman.  2020.  A Perfect Ten—Decoy maps uncover polymerase complexes in Reoviridae virion.  Structure 28:595-597.

Colvin HN & Joice Cordy R. Insights into malaria pathogenesis gained from host metabolomics. PLoS Pathogens. 2020. Nov 12;16(11):e1008930. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008930.

Gibson, CL, JW Isley, TG Falbel, TG, CM Mattox, DR Lewis, KE Metcalf, GK Muday.  2020.  A conditional mutation in SCD1 reveals linkage between PIN protein trafficking, auxin transport, gravitropism, and lateral root initiation.  Frontiers in Plant Science 11, doi:10.3389/fpls.2020.00910.

Fernandez-Delgado YN, J Dowdy, WE Conner2020. Extreme duty cycles in the acoustic signals of tiger moths: Sexual and natural selection operating in parallel. Integrative Organismal Biology https://doi.org/10.1093/iob/obaa046

Harkey AF, K Sims, GK Muday.  2020.  A new tool for discovering transcriptional regulators of co-expressed genes predicts gene regulatory networks that mediate ethylene-controlled root development.  In silico plant, diaa006, doi.10.1093/insilicoplants/diaa006

Huffeldt NP.  2020.  Performance of horned puffins (Fratercula corniculata) on an object permanence task.  Behavioural Processes 181: 104274. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2020.104274

Huffeldt NP, FR Merkel, S Jenni-Eiermann, W Goymann, B  Helm.  2020.  Melatonin and corticosterone profiles under polar day in a seabird with sexually opposite activity-rhythms.  General and Comparative Endocrinology 285: 113296. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2019.113296

Marayati BF, JF Tucker, DA De La Cerda, TC Hou, R Chen, T Sugiyama, JB Pease, K Zhang.  2020.  The catalytic-dependent and -independent roles of Lsd1 and Lsd2 lysine demethylases in heterochromatin formation in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Cells 9(4): 955.

Perry RJ, CJ Saunders, JM Nelson, MJ Rizzo, JT Braco, EC Johnson.  2020.  Regulation of metabolism by an ensemble of different ion channel types: Excitation-secretion coupling mechanisms of Adipokinetic Hormone in Drosophila.  Frontiers in Physiology 11:580618.

Postliglione AE, GK Muday.  2020.  The Role of ROS homeostasis in ABA-induced guard cell signaling. Frontiers in Plant Science 11: 968. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00968

Quigley KQ, DM Griffith, G Donati, TM Anderson.  2020.  Soil nutrients and precipitation are major drivers of global patterns of grass leaf silicification.  Ecology 101: e03006. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3006

Rizzo MJ, EC Johnson. 2020. Homodimerization of drosophila class A neuropeptide GPCRs: evidence for conservation of GPCR dimerization throughout metazoan evolution. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 523(2):322-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2019.12.019

Rugemalila DM, ST Cory, WK Smith, TM Anderson.  2020.  The role of microsite sunlight environment on growth, architecture, and resource allocation in dominant Acacia tree seedlings, in Serengeti, East Africa.  Plant Ecology 221: 1187-1199.

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