Department of Biology Publications


Christmas, M.J., Jones J.C. Olsson, A. Wallerman, O., Bunikis, I. Kierczak, M., Peona, V., Whitley, K.M.,  Larva, T., Suh, A., Miller-Struttmann, N.E. Geib, J.C., Webster, M.T. (2021) Genetic barriers to historical gene flow between cryptic species of alpine bumblebees revealed by comparative population genomics, Molecular Biology and Evolution,msab086,


Hahn K, Manuel PJ, Bouldin CM. (2020) Expression of the neurotrophic tyrosine kinase receptors, ntrk1 and ntrk2a, precede expression of other ntrk genes in embryonic zebrafish. PeerJ 8:e10479  

Pilotos, J., Ibrahim, K.A., Mowa, C.N. and Opata, MM. Moringa oleifera treatment increases Tbet expression in CD4+ T cells and remediates immune defects of malnutrition in Plasmodium chabaudi-infected mice. Malar J 19, 62 (2020).

Wilson, Crystal. & Jenkins, Andrew., "Elk Knob State Park", in 30 Great North Carolina Science Adventures, Edited by April C. Smith and Sarah J. Carrier (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020).  pages 73-92.

Fiore, C.L., Alexander, H., Kido Soule, M.C., and E.B. Kujawinski.  A phosphate starvation response gene (psr1-like) is present and expressed in Micromonas pusilla and other marine algae and may coordinate a metabolic response to phosphorus deficiency. Accepted (November 2020), Aquatic Microbial Ecology.

Lesser, M.P., Jarett, J.K., Fiore, C.L., Thompson, M.M., Pankey, M.S., Macartney, K.J. 2020. A new “business as usual” climate scenario and the stress response of the Caribbean Coral Montastraea cavernosaFrontiers in Marine

Fiore, C.L., Jarett, J.K., Steinert, G., and M.P. Lesser. Trait-based comparison of coral and sponge microbiomes.  2020.  Scientific Reports, 10:2340. 

Neufeld, Howard S. and Fern S. Perkins*. 2020. Host tree species mediate corticolous lichen responses to elevated CO2 and O3 after 10 years exposure in the Aspen-FACE system. Science of the Total Environment (in press).

Suzanna L. Bräuer, Nathan Basiliko, Henri M. P. Siljanen, Stephen H. Zinder, Methanogenic archaea in peatlands, FEMS Microbiology Letters, Volume 367, Issue 20, October 2020, fnaa172,, J., Carson, M.A., Lamit, L.J. et al. Peatland Microbial Community Composition Is Driven by a Natural Climate Gradient. Microb Ecol 80, 593–602 (2020).

Dowdy, N.J, S. Keating, A.R. Lemmon, E.M. Lemmon, W.E. Conner, C.H. Scott Chialvo, S.J. Weller, R.B. Simmons, M.S. Sisson, and J.M. Zaspel. 2020. A deeper meaning for shallow-level phylogenomic studies: nested anchored hybrid enrichment offers great promise for resolving the tiger moth tree of life (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae). Systematic Entomology Early View.

Scott Chialvo, C.H., L.H. Griffin, L.K. Reed, and L. Ciesla. 2020. Exhaustive extraction of cyclopeptides from Amanita phalloides: Guidelines for working with complex mixtures of secondary metabolites. Ecology and Evolution Early View.

Polzin, M., J. McCanless, S. Owen, D. Sizemore, E. Lucero, R. Fuller, H.S. Neufeld, D.F. Seals, and M. Ahmed. 2020. Oncolytic matrix protein mutant of vesicular stomatitis virus modulates the phenotype of macrophage populations. Virus Research

Daly, Christina, B. Logan, J. Breeyear, K. Whitaker, M. Ahmed and D.F. Seals.  2020. Tks5 SH3 domains mutations differentially co-localize with invadopodia-associated gelatin matrix degradation in Src-3T3 cells. PLOS ONE. 

Davenport, J.M., LA. Fishback, and B.R. Hossack. 2020. Effects of experimental warming and simulated goose enrichment on wetland communities at the Artic's edge.  Hydrobiologis 847:3677-3690.

Cecala, K.K., E.H. Walker, J.R. Ennen, S.M. Mitchell, and J.M. Davenport. 2020. Seasonal variation in the strength of interference competition among headwater stream predators.  Freshwater Biology 65:1440-1449.

 Anderson, T.L., K.M. Stemp, and J.M. Davenport. 2020. Functional responses of Larval Marbled Salamanders (Ambystoma opacum) and Adult Lesser Siren (Siren intermedia) on anuran tadpole prey.  Copeia 108:341-346.

Davenport, J.M., A.B. King, A.Riley, M.E. Hampson, and P.Constantinides. 2020.  The non-consumptive effects of predators and personality on prey growth and mortality. Ethology 126:363-371.

Anderson, T.L., K.M. Stemp, B.H. Ousterhout, D.Burton, and J.M. Davenport.  2020.  Impacts of phenological variability in a predatory salamader on pond food webs.  Journal of Zoology 310:95-105.

Garig, D.F., J.R. Ennen, and J.M. Davenport. 2020. The legacy effects of a transient apex predator in a freshwater food web. Copeia 108:132-139.  

Polzin M, J McCanless, S Owen, D Sizemore, E. Lucero, R Fuller, H Neufeld, D Seals, and M Ahmed. (2020) Oncolytic vesicular stomatitis viruses selectively target M2 macrophages. Virus Res, 284, 197991.

Daly C, B Logan, J Breeyear, K Whitaker, M Ahmed, and DF Seals (2020) Tks5 SH3 domains exhibit differential effects on invadopodia development. PLoS ONE, 15, e0227855. 


Schriber, C. and Venable, M. (2019) The Effects of Environmental Stressors on Aggregation in Parachlorella kessleri.  Journal of Environmental Protection, 10, 1657-1676. doi:  10.4236/jep.2019.1012099.

Venable, M.E. and Podbielski, M.R., (undergraduate) Impact of Substrate Material On Algal Biofilm Biomass Growth.  Environmental Science and Pollution Research.  26, 7 (2019) 7256-7262.

A.M. Thomas, R.S Williams and R.F. Swarthout. 2019. Distribution of the specialist aphid Uroleucon nigrotuberculatum (Homoptera: Aphididae) in response to host plant semiochemical induction by the gall fly Eurosta solidaginis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Environmental Entomology, 48: 1138-1148.

Brown, A., J. Emrani, C.N. Mowa,, and M. Ahmed. 2019. Moringa oleifera and Vesicular Stomatitis Virus: A Combination Approach for the Treatment of Cervical Cancers. 2019. South African Journal of Botany. 21 (35)

Smith, B, T. Orders, J. Slate, S. Bauldry, J. Emrani, J. Idassi, M. Ahmed, J. Cecile, S. Bailey, N-A. Nguyen, and C. N. Mowa. 2019. Proteomics analysis reveals that Moringa Oleifera kills Escherichia Coli by altering multiple biological 

Carson M., Bräuer SL. & Basiliko N. 2019. Enrichment of peat yields novel methanogens: Approaches for obtaining uncultured organisms in the age of rapid sequencing, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiz001.

Scott Chialvo, C.H., B.E. White, L.K. Reed, and K.A. Dyer. 2019. A phylogenetic examination of host use evolution in the quinaria and testacea groups of Drosophila. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 130: 233-243.

Landler, L., J. Skelton, M.S. Painter, P.W. Youmans, R. Muheim, R.P. Creed, B.L. Brown and J.B. Philips. 2019. Ectosymbionts alter spontaneous responses to the Earth’s magnetic field in a crustacean. Scientific Reports 9:3105 DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-38404-7

Ewing, T.D., J.C. Borawa, R.P. Creed and J.M. Rash. 2019. Effect of spring discharge and adult abundance on population abundance of two southern Appalachian rainbow trout populations.   Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 6:67-73.

Addis, B., B. Tobalske, J.M. Davenport, and W.H. Lowe. 2019A distance-performance trade-off in the phenotypic basis of dispersal. Ecology and Evolution 9:10644-10653.

Norton A, Franse KF, Daw, T, Gordon L, Vitiello PF, Kinkel MD. 2019. Larval rearing methods for small-scale production of healthy zebrafish. Eastern Biologist Special Issue 1:33-46.

Neufeld, Howard S., Alyssa Sullins*, Barkley Sive and Allen S. Lefohn. (2019). Spatial and temporal patterns of ozone at Great Smoky Mountains National Park and implications for plant responses. Atmospheric Environment X.

Venable, M.E. and Podbielski, M.R. (undergraduate) Impact Of Substrate Material On Algal Biofilm Biomass Growth. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26, 7 (2019) 7256-7262

Tennant, M.D.Zerucha, T. and Bouldin, C.M. (2019)  Cost-Efficient and Effective Mutagenesis in Zebrafish with CRISPR/Cas9.  Eastern Biologist Special Issue on Zebrafish as a Model System for Research and Teaching No. 1, p 64-74. (

A.M. Thomas, R.S Williams and R.F. Swarthout. 2019. Distribution of the specialist aphid Uroleucon nigrotuberculatum (Homoptera: Aphididae) in response to host plant semiochemical induction by the gall fly Eurosta solidaginis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Environmental Entomology, 48: 1138-1148.

De Tomasi JB, Opata MM, Mowa CN. (2019) Immunity in the Cervix: Interphase between Immune and Cervical Epithelial Cells. J Immunol Res. doi: 10.1155/2019/7693183. PMID:31143785.

Alamer E, Carpio VH, Ibitokou SA, Kirtley ML, Phoenix IR, Opata MM, Wilson KD, Cong Y, Dann SM, Chopra AK, Stephens R. (2019)Dissemination of non-typhoidal Salmonella during Plasmodium chabaudi infection affects anti-malarial immunity.Parasitol Res.118(7):2277-2285. doi: 10.1007/s00436-019-06349-z. PMID:31119381

Brandon E Smith, Tanner Orders, Jamison Slate, Sue Bauldry, Jahangir Emrani, Joshua Idassi, Maryam Ahmed, Jennifer Cecile, C. Scott Bailey, Ngoc-Anh Nguyen and Chishimba Mowa 2019 Proteomics analysis reveal that Moringa Oleifera kills Escherichia Coli by altering multiple biological processes. S Africa J Botany (In press, September 2019).

B. Tate and CN Mowa 2019 Proteomic analysis of Moringa Olefeifera’s anti-arthritic effects on human fibroblasts-like synoviocytes. S Africa J Botany (In press, September 2019)

J Gordon and CN Mowa 2019 Mechanobiology of mice cervix: expression profile of mechano-related molecules during pregnancy. Cell Tissue Res 376 (3): 443-456.

Landler, L., J. Skelton, M.S. Painter, P.W. Youmans, R. Muheim, R.P. Creed, B.L. Brown and J.B. Philips. 2019. Ectosymbionts alter spontaneous responses to the Earth's magnetic field
in a crustacean. Scientific Reports 9:3105 DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-38404-7

Ewing, T.D., J.C. Borawa, R.P. Creed and J.M. Rash. 2019. Effect of spring discharge and adult abundance on population abundance of two southern Appalachian rainbow trout
populations. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 6:67-73.


Herman JAWillits ABBellemer A. (2018) Gαq and Phospholipase Cβ signaling regulate nociceptor sensitivity in Drosophila melanogaster larvae. PeerJ 6:e5632

Scott Chialvo, C.H. and T. Werner. 2018. Drosophila, destroying angels, and deathcaps! Oh my! A review of mycotoxin tolerance in the genus Drosophila. Frontiers in Biology 13(2): 91-102.

Davenport, J.M., and W.H. Lowe. 2018. Testing for microgeographic effects on the strength of interspecific competition. Copeia 106:501-506.

Hoffacker, M.L., K.K. Cecala, J.R. Ennen, S. Mitchell, and J.M. Davenport. 2018. Interspecific interactions are conditional on temperature in an Appalachian stream salamander community. Oecologia 188:623-631.

Lowe, W.H., B. Addis**, M. Smith*, and J.M. Davenport. 2018. The structure of individual variation in a headwater stream network. Freshwater Biology 63:1287-1299.

Cline LC, Hobbie SE, Madritch MD, Buyarski CR, Tilman D, Cavender-Bares JM. 2018. Resource availability underlies the plant-fungal diversity relationships in a grassland ecosystem. Ecology. 99(1):204-2016.

Chappelka, Arthur H. and Howard S. Neufeld. 2018. A link between physical and chemical climate change: the enhancement of vegetative water loss by atmospheric aerosols. New Phytologist 219: 9-11.

Perlmutter, Gary B.*, Gary B. Blank, Thomas R. Wentworth, Margaret D. Lowman, Howard S. Neufeld and Eimy Rivas Plata. 2018. Highway pollution effects on microhabitat community structure of corticolous lichens. The Bryologist 121:1-13.

Stanley RL*, Ohashi T*, Gordon J** and C.N. Mowa (2018) A Proteomic Profile of Postpartum Cervical Repair in Mice. J Mol Endocrinol. Jan;60 (1):17-28. doi: 10.1530/JME-17-0179.

Smith CH, Johnson NA, Pfeiffer JM III, Gangloff MM. In Press. Molecular and morphological data reveal extensive paraphyly in two freshwater mussel genera (Anodontoides and Strophitus). Molecular neufeld and studentsPhylogenetics and Evolution

R.S. Williams and J. M. Howells.  2018.  Effects of intraspecific genetic variation and prior herbivory in an old-field plant on the abundance of the specialist aphid Uroleucon nigrotuberculatum (Hemiptera:Aphididae). Environmental Entomology, in press

S.C. Bishir**, B. R. Hossack, LA. Fishback, and J.M Davenport. 2018. Post-breeding movement and habitat use by Wood Frogs along an Arctic–Subarctic ecotone. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 50:e1487657

Creed, R.P. and B.L. Brown. 2018. Multiple mechanisms can stabilize a freshwater mutualism. Freshwater Science 37:760-768.

Bräuer SL,Harbison AB and Ueki A. 2018. Micropepsales. In Whitman WB (ed.), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in association with Bergey's Manual Trust, ISBN: 978-1-118-96060-8, doi: 10.1002/9781118960608.obm00146.

Bräuer SL, Harbison AB and Ueki A. 2018. Micropepsaceae. In Whitman WB (ed.), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in association with Bergey's Manual Trust, ISBN: 978-1-118-96060-8, doi: 10.1002/9781118960608.fbm00311.

Bräuer SL and Harbison AB. 2018. Micropepsis. In Whitman WB (ed.), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in association with Bergey's Manual Trust, ISBN: 978-1-118-96060-8, doi: 10.1002/9781118960608.gbm01535.

Opata, MM, Ibitokou, SA, Carpio, VH, Norwood, MM, Dillon, EB, Carl, JC*, Wilson, KD, Arcari, MC and Robin Stephens. (2018)Protection by and maintenance of CD4 effector memory and effector T cell subsets in persistent malaria infection. PLOSPathogens.14(4):e1006960. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006960. PMID:29630679.

Stanley RL*, Ohashi T*, Gordon J** and C.N. Mowa (2018) A Proteomic Profile of Postpartum Cervical Repair in Mice. J Mol Endocrinol. Jan; 60 (1):17-28. 


Fehl, D. and M. Ahmed. 2017. Curcumin promotes the oncolytic capacity of vesicular stomatitis virus for the treatment of prostate cancers. Virus Research. 15 (228) 14-23.

Scott Chialvo, C.H.,P. Chialvo, J.D. Holland, T.J. Anderson, J.W. Breinholt, A.Y. Kawahara, X. Zhou, S. Liu, and J.M. Zaspel. 2018 A phylogenomic analysis of lichen-feeding tiger moths uncovers evolutionary origins of host chemical sequestration. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 121: 23-34.

Cecala, K.K., J.M. Davenport, J.R. Ennen, and W. Fields. 2017. Chapter 23: Amphibians and Reptiles in Methods in Stream Ecology, R. Hauer and G.A Lamberti (eds). Academic Press.

 Liles*, LA, Cecala, K.K, Ennen, J.R., and J.M. Davenport. 2017. Elevated temperatures alter body condition and competitive outcomes in Appalachian salamanders. Animal Conservation 20:502-510.

 Davenport, J.M., M.E. Hampson*, A.B. King*, and S.C. Bishir.** 2017. The effects of bluegill on spotted salamander oviposition, hatching time, and larval survival. Amphibia-Reptilia 38:327-337.

 Davenport, J.M. and A. Riley*. 2017. Inter-Kingdom competition: Carnivorous plants affect growth of an aquatic vertebrate. Journal of Animal Ecology 86:484-489.

Davenport, J.M., B. R. Hossack, and LA. Fishback. 2017. Additive climate change effects increase risk to an amphibian at the Arctic’s edge. Global Change Biology 23:2262-2271.

Albers, A., J. A. Jones & L. Siefferman. 2017. Behavioral differences among eastern bluebird populations could be a consequence of tree swallow presence: A pilot study. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. DOI13.3389

Bilinski P, Han Y, Hufford MB, Lorant A, Zhang P, Estep MC, Jiang J, Ross-Ibarra J. (2017) Genomic abundance is not predictive of tandem repeat localization in grass genomes. PLOS one, 12(6): e0177896.

Boggess, L.M., Walker, G.L., Madritch, M.D. 2017. Cliff flora of the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Natural Areas Journal. 37:200-211

Cavender-Bares, J., Gamon, J., Hobbie, S.E., Madritch, M.D., Meireles, J.E., Schweiger, A.K. Schweiger, and Townsend, P.A. 2017. Harnessing plant spectra to integrate the biodiversity sciences across biological and spatial scales. American Journal of Botany. 104(7):1-4

Clifford, A.M., Weinrauch, A.M., Edwards, S.L., Wilkie, M.P., Goss, G.G. (2017) Flexible ammonia handling using both cutaneous and branchial epithelia in the highly ammonia tolerant Pacific Hagfish. Am. J. Physiol. Reg Inter. Physiol 10.1152/ajpregu.00351.2016.

Cloutier, M.L.C., Carmichael, S.K., Carson, M.A., Madritch, M.D., and Brauer, S.L.2017. Carbon quantity and quality drives variation in cave microbial communities and regulates Mn(II) oxidation. Biogoechemistry. 134:77-94

Eames Nalle SC, Franse KF, Kinkel MD. (2017) Analysis of pancreatic disease in zebrafish. Methods in Cell Biology 138:271-295. PMID: 28129847

Fehl, D. and M. Ahmed. 2017. Curcumin promotes the oncolytic capacity of vesicular stomatitis virus for the treatment of prostate cancers. Virus Research. 15 (228) 14-23.

Fouad, K. E. (2017). Pedagogical implications of American Muslims' Views on evolution, in Deniz, H. and Borgerding, L. (Eds.) Evolution education around the globe. In press.

Gillespie EL, Pauley AG, Haffner ML, Hay NM, Estep MC, Murrell ZE. (2017) Fourteen Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers for a Widespread Limestone Endemic, Carex eburnea (Cyperaceae: Carex sect. Albae). Applications in Plant Sciences, 5(8):1700031. doi: 10.3732/apps.1700031

Fiore CL, Freeman, CJ, Kujawinski EB. 2017. Sponge exhalent seawater contains a unique chemical profile of dissolved organic matter. PeerJ 5:e2870 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2870

Gou, M, G Hou, H Yang, X Zhang, Y Cai, G Kai, and CJ Liu, 2017. The MYB107 Transcription Factor Positively Regulates Suberin Biosynthesis. Plant Physiology 173(2): 1045-1058

Harbison AB, Price LE, Flythe MD and Bräuer SL. 2017, Micropepsis pineolensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a mildly acidophilic alphaproteobacterium isolated from a poor fen, and proposal of Micropepsaceae fam. nov. within Micropepsales ord. nov. Int J Sys Evol Microbiol,, doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001681.

Jones, J. A., A. C. Tisdale, M. H. Bakermans, J. L. Larking, C. G. Smalling & L. Siefferman. 2017. Multiple plumage ornaments as signals of intrasexual communication in golden-winged warblers. Ethology 123:145-156.

Lovenshimer, J.B., and M.D. Madritch. 2017. Plant community effects and genetic diversity of post-fire princess tree invasions. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 10:125-135

Mcneil, D. J., K. R. Aldinger, M. H. Bakermans, J. A. Lehman, A. C. Tisdale, J. A. Jones, P. B. Wood, D. A. Buehler, C. G. Smalling, L. Siefferman & J. L. Larkin. 2017. An evaluation and comparison of conservation guidelines for an at-risk songbird. Global Ecology and Conservation 9:90-103

Neufeld, Howard S., Jennifer Johnson and Robert Kohut. 2017. Comparative ozone responses of cutleaf coneflowers (Rudbeckia laciniata var. digitata, var. ampla) from Rocky Mountain and Great Smoky Mountains National Parks, USA. Science of the Total Environment 610:591-601.

Sobe, Richard C.*, Whitney G. Bond, Caitlin K. Wotanis*, Josiah P. Zayner*, Marybeth A. Burriss, Nicolas Fernandez, Eric L. Bruger, Chirstopher M. Waters, Howard S. Neufeld and Ece Karatan. 2017. Spermine inhibits Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation through the NspS-MbaA polyamine signaling system. Journal of Biological Chemistry 292:17025-17036.

Perlmutter, Gary B.*, Gary B. Blank, Thomas R. Wentworth, Margaret D. Lowman, Howard S. Neufeld, and Eimy Rivas Platas. 2017. Effects of highway pollution on forest lichen community structure in western Wake County, North Carolina, NC. The Bryologist 120:1-10. *Graduate student at NSCU.

Cory, Scott T.*, Lauren K. Wood* and Howard S. Neufeld. 2017. Phenology and growth responses of Fraser fir (Abies fraseri) Christmas trees along an elevational gradient, southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 243:25-32.

Miller-Struttmann, N.E., D. Heise, J. Schul, J.C. Geib, and C. Galen. 2017. Flight of the bumble bee: Buzzes predict pollination services. PLoS ONE 12: e0179273.

Perkins MA, Gangloff MM, Johnson NA. 2017. Phylogeny of the critically endangered North American spinymussels. Conservation Genetics

Irwing M. Ramírez-Sánchez , Shea Tuberty , Mike Hambourger , Erick R. Bandala, (2017) Resource efficiency analysis for photocatalytic degradation and mineralization of estriol using TiO2 nanoparticles. Chemosphere 184:1270-1285. Accepted June 12, 2017.

S.J. Ray, T.J. Wolf and C.N. Mowa 2017 Moringa oleifera and inflammation: A mini-review of its effects and mechanisms. Acta Hort. 1158: 317-330.

Sobe RC, Bond WG, Wotanis CK, Zayner JP, Burriss MA, Fernandez, N, Bruger, EL, Waters, CM, Neufeld, HS, and Karatan, E. (2017) Spermine inhibits Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation through the NspS-MbaA polyamine signaling pathway. J Biol Chem. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.801068 (In press)

Robert Lee Stanley, Takako Ohashi, Jacob Gordon, Chishimba Nathan Mowa 2017 A proteomic profile of postpartum cervical repair in mice. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology (In press).

Wilkie, M.P., Clifford, A.M., Edwards, S.L., Goss, G.G. (2017) Wide scope for ammonia and urea excretion in foraging Pacific hagfish. Mar. Biol. 10.1007/s00227-017-3148-3.

Wotanis, CK., Brennan, WP., Angotti, AD., Villa,EA., Zayner, ZP., Mozina, AN., and Karatan, E. 2017. Relative contributions of norspermidine synthesis and signaling pathways to the regulation of Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation, PLOS ONE (accepted 10/11/2017)

Skelton, J., K.M. Geyer, J.T. Lennon, R.P. Creed and B.L. Brown. 2017. Multi-scale ecological filters shape the crayfish microbiome. Symbiosis 72:159-170.

Opata, MM and Stephens, R. (2017)Chronic Plasmodium chabaudi Infection Generates CD4 Memory T Cells with Increased T Cell Receptor Sensitivity but Poor Secondary Expansion and Increased Apoptosis. Infect Immun.85(3):e00744-16. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00744-16. PMID:28031266.


Scott Chialvo, C.H., R. Che, D. Reif, A. Motsinger-Reif, and L.K. Reed. 2016. Eigenvector metabolite analysis reveals dietary effects on the association among metabolite correlation patterns, gene expression, and phenotypes. Metabolomics 12: 167. doi: 10.1007/s11306-016-117-3

Davenport, J.M., P.K. Seivert**, L.B. Fishback and W.B. Cash. 2016. The interactive effects of predation and intraspecific competition on larval anurans in a subarctic wetland. Copeia 104:639-644

Blair, S.D., Wilkie, M.P., Edwards, S.L., (2016) Rh Glycoprotein-like immunoreactivity in the skin and its role in extra-branchial ammonia excretion by the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus). Can. J. Zool 10.1139/cjz-2016-0120.

Bräuer SL, Cadillo-Quiroz H, Kyrpides N, Woyke T, Goodwin L, Detter C, Podell S, Yavitt JB, and Zinder SH. 2016. Genome of Methanoregula boonei 6A8 reveals adaptations to oligotrophic peatland environments. Microbiology-SGM, 161: 1572-1581.

Browne P, Tamaki H, Kyrpides N, Woyke T, Goodwin L, Imachi H, Bräuer SL, Yavitt, JB, Liu WT, Zinder SH and Cadillo-Quiroz H. 2016. Genomic composition and dynamics among Methanomicrobiales predict adaptation to contrasting environments. The ISME Journal, doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.104.

Carpenter, B.S., Graham, B., Zerucha, T. (2016) Identification and Developmental Expression of the Zebrafish zgc:154061 Gene. Eastern Biologist, No. 5, p 1-17..

Ewing T, Gangloff MM. 2016. Using changes in occupancy to detect population declines in aquatic species. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 3:1-5.

Gangloff MM, Edgar GJ, Wilson B. 2016 Imperiled species in aquatic ecosystems: emerging threats, management and future prognoses. Aquatic Conservation, Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 26:858-871.

Harbison AB, Carson MA, Lamit LJ, Basiliko N and Bräuer SL. 2016. A novel isolate and widespread abundance of the poorly-described, candidate alphaproteobacterial order (Ellin 329), in southern Appalachian peatlands. FEMS Microbiol Lett, 363:doi: 10.1093/femsle/fnw151.

Jones, J. A., A. C. Tisdale, J. L. Tucker, M. H Bakermans, J. L. Larking, C. G. Smalling & L. Siefferman. 2016. A case of mistaken identity: Understanding the stimulus of agonism between two wood warblers. Animal Behaviour 14:81-91.

Matsuishi Y, Jesmin S, Kawano S, Hideaki S, Shimojo N, Mowa CN, Akhtar S, Zaedi S, Khatun T, Tsunoda Y, Kiwamoto T, Hizawa N, Inoue Y, Mizutani T 2016 Landiolol hydrochloride ameliorates acute lung injury in a rat model of early sepsis through the suppression of elevated levels of pulmonary endothelin-1. Life Sci. 166: 27-33.

Meaney MP, Nieman DC, Henson DA, Jiang Q, Wang FZ.  Measuring granulocyte and monocyte phagocytosis and oxidative burst activity in human blood.  J Vis Exp 2016 (115):e54264, doi:10.3791/54264

 Miller-Struttmann, N.E, J.C. Geib, and C. Galen. 2016. Criticism mismatched: Response to de Keyzer et al. 2016. Journal of Pollination Ecology 19: 88-92.

CN Mowa 2016 Uterine cervical neurotransmission and cervical remodeling. Current Protein and Peptide Science Mar 22.

Murrell, Z. E. and D. Poindexter. 2016. Cornus treatment for the Flora of North America. Flora of North America Vol.12. Oxford University Press. 55 pp.

Cai Y, K Zhang, H Kim, G Hou, H Yang, X Zhang, H Feng, L Miller, J Ralph, and CJ Liu, 2016. Enhancing digestibility and ethanol yield of Populus wood via expression of an engineered monolignol 4-O-methyltransferase. Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/7:11989: 1-14

Shanely RA, Nieman DC, Perikns-Veazie P, Henson DA, Meaney MP, Knab AM, Cialdella-Kam L.  Comparison of watermelon and carbohydrate beverage on exercise-induced alterations in systemic inflammation, immune dysfunction, and plasma antioxidant capacity. Nutrients 2016, 8, 518; doi:10.3390/nu8080518.

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Houser, J.B., Venable, M.E., Sakamachi, Y., Hambourger, M.S., Herrin, J., Tuberty, S.R. Wastewater Remediation Using Algae Grown on a Substrate for Biomass and Biofuel Production. Journal of Environmental Protection 5 (2014) 895-904.

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Jones, J. A. M. R. Harris, & L. Siefferman 2014. Physical habitat quality and interspecific competition interact to influence territory settlement and reproductive success in a cavity nesting bird. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 2 (71):1-8.

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Murrell, Z.E. 2014. The View from Here, ASB President's message. Southeastern Biology 61(2): 125-128.

Nieman DC, Luo B, Dréau D, Henson DA, Shanely RA, Dew D, and Meaney MP.  Immune and inflammation responses to a 3-day period of intensified running versus cycling. Brain Behav Immun 39:180-185, 2014.

Takako Ohashi, Dilly Anumba, Chishimba Nathan Mowa 2014 VEGF and its receptors in uterine cervix: Dose- dependent modulation by hypoxia and estrogen in mice and cellular localization in human. J Cytol Tissue Biol 2: 1.

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Robinson, T. R., L. Siefferman, A. Bentz & T. R. Risch. 2014. The separate effects of egg size and parental quality on the development of ornamental plumage coloration. Ibis, 156:415-423.

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Thoni RJ, Holcomb J, Nichols R, Gangloff MM. 2014. Effects of Small Dams on Sunfish (Perciformes: Centrarchidae) Assemblages in North Carolina Piedmont and Coastal Plain Streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143:97-103.

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Venable, M.E. Elevation Of Ceramide In Senescence: Role Of Sphingolipid Metabolism. Tumor Dormancy and Cellular Quiescence, 2 (2014) 81-88.

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Burress, E., A. Duarte, W. S. Serra, M. Loueiro, M. M. Gangloff & L. Siefferman. 2013. Functional diversification within a predatory flock. PLoS one, 8:1-10.

Burress ED, Gangloff MM, Siefferman LM. 2013. Trophic analysis of two subtropical South American freshwater crabs using stable isotope ratios. Hydrobiologia 702:5-13.

Burress, E., M. M. Gangloff & L. Siefferman. 2013. Species-specific ontogenetic diet shifts among Neotropical Crenicichla using stable isotopes and tissue stoichiometry. Journal of Fish Biology, 82:1904-1915.

Burress, E., M. M. Gangloff & L. Siefferman. 2013. Isotopic trophic guild structure of a diverse subtropical South American fish community. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 22:66-72.34.

Callahan, C.M., Rowe, C.A., Ryel, R.J, Shaw, J.D., Madritch, M.D., and K.E. Mock. 2013. Continental-scale assessment of genetic diversity and population structure in quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides). Journal of Biogeography. 40: 1780-1791.

Carmichael SK, Carmichael MJ, Strom A, Johnson KW, Roble LA, Gao Y and Bräuer SL. 2013. Sustained anthropogenic impact in Carter Salt Peter Cave, Carter County, Tennessee and the potential effects on Mn cycling. J of Cave Karst Stud, 75(3): 189-204, doi: 10.4311/2012MB026.

Carmichael MJ, Carmichael SK, Santelli C, Strom A, and Bräuer SL. 2013. Mn(II)-oxidizing bacteria are abundant and environmentally relevant members of ferromanganese deposits in caves of the upper Tennessee River Basin. Geomicrobiol J 30(9):doi: 10.1080/01490451.2013.769651.

Deck, John, K. Barker, R. Beaman, P. Buttigieg, G. Droge, R. Guralnick, C. Miller, E. Tuama, Z. E. Murrell, C. Parr, R. Robbins, D. Shigel, B. Stucky, R. Walls, J. Wieczorek, N. Morrison, J. Wooley. 2013. Clarifying concept and terms in biodiversity informatics. Standards in Genomic Science 8: 352-359. DOI:10.4056/sigs.39007833.

Donnelley SM, Nguyen BT, Rhyne S, Estes J, Jesmin S, Mowa CN 2013 Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Induces Growth of Uterine Cervix and Immune Cell Recruitment in Mice. Journal of Endocrinology 217 (1): 83-94.

Eames SC, Kinkel MD, Rajan S, Prince VE, Philipson LH. (2013) Transgenic zebrafish model of the C43G human insulin gene mutation. Journal of Diabetes Investigation. 4:157-167. PMID:

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Gangloff MM, Hamstead BA, Abernethy EF, Hartfield PD. 2013. Genetic distinctiveness of Ligumia recta, the black sandshell, in the Mobile River Basin and implications for its conservation. Conservation Genetics 14:913-916.

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LaVoy ECP, Nieman DC, Henson DA, Shanely RA, Knab AM, Cialdella-Kam L, and Simpson RJ.  Latent cytomegalovirus infection does not alter innate immune function in response to a 75-km cycling time trial.  Eur J Appl Physiol 113:2629-2635, 2013.

 Knab AM, Nieman DC, Gillitt ND, Shanely RA, Cialdella-Kam L, Henson DA, Sha W.  Effects of a flavonoid-rich juice on inflammation, oxidative stress, and immunity in elite swimmers: a metabolomics-based approach.  Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 23:150-160, 2013.

Mothapo NV, Grossman JM, Sooksa-nguan T, Maul J, Bräuer SL, and Shi W. 2013. Cropping history affects nodulation and symbiotic efficiency of distinct hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth.) genotypes with resident soil rhizobia. Biol Fert Soils 49(7): 871-879, doi: 10.1007/s00374-013-0781-y.

Murrell, Z.E. 2013. The View from Here, ASB President's message. Southeastern Biology 60(4): 357-359.

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Johnson, KW., McDonald, W., Carmichael, MJ., Pitchford, J., Windelspecht, M., Karatan, E., and Brauer, SL. 2012 Increased abundance of Gallionella spp., Leptothrix spp., and total bacteria in response to enhanced Mn and Fe concentrations in a disturbed southern Appalachian high elevation wetland. Geomicrobio. 2012, 29(2):124-138

Ligon, R. A., L. Siefferman & G. E. Hill. 2012. Invasive ants alter native bird behavior. Ethology 118: 858-866.

Mock, K.E., Callahan, C.M., Islam-Faridi, M.N., Shaw, J.D., Rai, H.S., Sanderson, S.C., Rowe, C.A., Ryel, R.J., Madritch, M.D., Gardner, R.S., Wolf, P.G. 2012. Widespread triploidy in western North American aspen (Populus tremuloides). PLOS One 7:e48406.

CN Mowa and Nguyen BT 2012 Mapping Cells Expressing Estrogen Receptors. Publishers: Lambert (Book).

Nieman DC, Gillitt N, Jin F, Henson DA, Kennerly K, Shanely A, Ore B, Su MM, and Schwartz S.  Chia seed supplementation and disease risk factors in overweight women:  a metabolomics investigation.  J Alt Comp Med 18(7):700-708, 2012

Nieman DC, Gillitt ND, Henson DA, Sha W, Shanely A, Knab AM, Cialdella-Kam L, and Jin F.   Bananas as an energy source during exercise:  a metabolomics approach .  PLoS One 7(5):e37479, 2012.

Nieman DC, Konrad M, Henson DA, Kennerly K, Shanely RA, and Wallner-Liebmann SJ.  Variance in the acute inflammatory response to prolonged cycling is linked to exercise intensity.  J Interferon Cytokine Res 32:12-17, 2012.

Nguyen BT, Minkiewicz V, McCabe E, Cecile J, Mowa CN 2012 Vascular Endothelial growth factor induces mRNA expression of pro-inflammatory factors in the uterine cervix of mice. Biomedical Research 33: 363-372.

Parker ZM, Pendergraft SS, Sobieraj J, McGinnis MM, Karatan E. 2012 Elevated levels of the norspermidine synthesis enzyme NspC enhance Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation without affecting intracellular norspermidine concentrations FEMS Microbiol Lett Apr;329(1):18-27. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2012.02498.x.

Kim S, S Lowman, G Hou, J Nowak, B Flinn, and CS Mei, 2012. Growth promotion and colonization of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) cv. Alamo by bacterial endophyte Burkholderia phytofirmans strain PsJN. Biotechnology for Biofuels 5:37(1-10)

Root MM, McGinn MM, Nieman DC, Henson DA, Heinz SA, Shanely RA, Knab AM, and Fuxia J.  Combined Fruit and Vegetable Intake Is Correlated with Improved Inflammatory and Oxidant Status from a Cross-Sectional Study in a Community Setting Nutrients 4:29-41, 2012.

Sanderson, M.C. and Venable, M.E. A Novel Assay of AcylCoA:Diacylglycerol Acyltransferase Utilizing Fluorescent Substrate. Journal of Phycology, 48 (2012) 580-584

Schweitzer, J.A, Madritch, M.D., Felker-Quinn, E., Bailey, J.K. 2012. From Genes to Ecosystems: Plant Genetics as a Link between Above- and Belowground Processes. In Soil Ecology & Ecosystem Services. Edited by Diana Wall.

Sun C, Bräuer SL, Cadillo Quiroz H, Zinder SH, and Yavitt JB. 2012. Seasonal changes in methanogenesis and methanogenic community in three peatlands, New York State. Front Microbiol, 3:81, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00081.

Venable, M.E. Lipase and Phospholipase Inhibitors: Design and Applications. Methods Mol. Biol. 861 (2012) 139-48.

Weakley, J.C., Wood, R, Claiborne, J.B. Edwards, S.L, (2012) Acid base regulation in the euryhaline barramundi Lates calcarifer Aquaculture, 338–341, 29 190-196.

Brown, B.L., R.P. Creed, J. Skelton, M.R. Rollins and K.J. Farrell.  2012. The fine line between mutualism and parasitism: complex effects in a cleaning symbiosis demonstrated by multiple field experiments.  Oecologia 170:199-207.

Neufeld, Howard S., Seth J. Peoples*, Alan W. Davison, Arthur H. Chappelka, Greg L. Somers, Jill R. Thomley and Fitzgerald L. Booker. 2012. Ambient ozone effects on gas exchange and total non-structural carbohydrate levels in cutleaf coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata L.) growing in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Environmental Pollution 160:74-81.


Stewart, J.H., Ahmed, M., Northrup, S.A., Willingham, M., and D.S. Lyles. 2011. Vesicular stomatitis virus as a treatment for colorectal cancer. Cancer Gene Therapy. 18(12): 837-49.

Bräuer SL, Adams C, Kranzler K, Murphy D, Xu M, Zuber P, Simon HM, Baptista AM and Tebo BM. 2011. Culturable Rhodobacter and Shewanella species are abundant in estuarine turbidity maxima of the Columbia River, Environ Microbiol, 13(3): 589–603.

Bräuer SL, Cadillo Quiroz H, Ward RJ, Yavitt JB, and Zinder SH. 2011. Methanoregula boonei strain 6A8, gen. nov., sp. nov., an acidiphilic methanogen isolated from an acidic peat bog. Int J Sys Evol Microbiol. 61: 45-52.

Galen, C., R. Kaczorowski, S.L. Todd, J. Geib, and R.A. Raguso. 2011. Dosage-dependent impacts of a floral volatile compound on pollinators, larcenists, and the potential for floral evolution in the Alpine Skypilot Polemonium viscosum. The American Naturalist 177: 258-272.

Gangloff MM, Hartfield EE, Werneke DC, Feminella JW. 2011. Associations between small dams and mollusk assemblages in Alabama streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30:1107-1116.

Helms BS, Werneke DC, Gangloff MM, Hartfield EE, Feminella JW. 2011. The influence of low-head dams on fish assemblages in streams across Alabama. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 30:1095-1106.

Knab AM, Shanely RA, Henson DA, Jin F, Heinz SA, Austin MD, and Nieman DC.  Influence of quercetin supplementation on disease risk factors in community-dwelling adults.  J Am Diet Assoc 111:542-549, 2011.

Konrad M, Nieman DC, Henson DA, Kennerly K, Jin F, and Wallner-Liebmann SJ.  The acute effect of ingesting a quercetin-based supplement on exercise-induced inflammation and immune changes in runners.  Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 21:338-346, 2011.

Ligon, R.A, L. Siefferman, & G. E. Hill. 2011. Invasive fire ants reduce reproductive success and alter the reproductive strategies of a native vertebrate insectivore. PLoS ONE 6(7):e22578.
Madritch, M.D., and R.L. Lindroth. 2011. Soil microbial communities adapt to genetic variation in leaf litter inputs. Oikos 120: 1696-1704.

McAnulty LS, Nieman DC, Dumke CL, Shooter L, Henson DA, Utter AC, Milne G, and McAnulty SR.  Effect of blueberry ingestion on natural killer cell counts, oxidative stress, and inflammation prior to and after 2.5 h of running.  Appl Physiol Nutr Metab  36:976-984, 2011.

Nieman DC, Henson DA, Austin MD, and Sha W.  Upper respiratory tract infection is reduced in physically fit and active adults.  Br J Sports Med 45:987-992, 2011.

Nieman DC, Henson DA, and Sha W.  Ingestion of micronutrient fortified breakfast cereal has no influence on immune function in healthy children:  A randomized, controlled trial.  Nutr J 10(1):36, 2011

Poindexter, D. and Z. E. Murrell. 2011. Noteworthy Collections Virginia. Castanea. 76(2): 197-198.

Neufeld, Howard S., Derick B. Poindexter*, Paula F. Murakami and Paul G. Schaberg. 2010. Observations on the relationship between above and below-ground anthocyanin production in Galax urceolata (Poir.) Brummitt growing in sunny and shady locations. Castanea 76:84-98.

Gould, Kevin S., Dana A. Dudle and Howard S. Neufeld. 2010. Why some stems are red: cauline anthocyanins shield photosystem II against high light stress. Journal of Experimental Botany 61:2707-2717.

Sakai S, Ehara M, Tseng I-C, Yamaguchi T, Bräuer SL, Cadillo-Quiroz H, Zinder SH and Imachi H. 2011. Methanolinea mesophila, sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from a rice field in Taiwan, and proposal of the new archaeal family Methanoregulaceae fam. nov. within the order Methanomicrobiales. Int J Sys Evol Microbiol, 62 (6):1389-95.

Shanely RA, Nieman DC, Henson DA, Jin F, Knab A, and Sha W.  Perceived fitness is predictive of decreased inflammation and oxidative stress.  Scand J Med Sci Sports doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01373.x, 2011.

Singer EE and Gangloff MM. 2011. Effect of a small dam on freshwater mussel growth in an Alabama (USA) stream. Freshwater Biology 56:1904-1915

Soley, N., Siefferman, L., K. J. Navara & G. E. Hill. 2011. Influence of hatch order on behavior and phenotype of nestling eastern bluebirds. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123(4):772-778.

Stewart, J.H., Ahmed, M., Northrup, S.A., Willingham, M., and D.S. Lyles. 2011. Vesicular stomatitis virus as a treatment for colorectal cancer. Cancer Gene Therapy. 18(12): 837-49.

Surmacki, A., H.-S. Yuan, & L. Siefferman. 2011. Effects of sunlight exposure on carotenoid- and structurally-based plumage coloration of Blue-tailed Bee-eaters (Merops philippinus). Condo, 443:590-596.


Babyak, C.M.; Tuberty, S.R.; Carter, B.D.; Gibbs, A.; Routhier, D.; Woodruff, C.; George, A.; Lisenby, D. ( 2010) Sequential Extraction of River Sediments Impacted by a Recent Coal Fly Ash Slide. Spectroscopy Letters 43(7-8):567-579.

Boback, S. M. & L. Siefferman. 2010. Variation in color and color change in island and mainland boas (Boa constrictor). Journal of Herpetology 44:506-515.

Suzanne Currie & Susan L. Edwards (2010) The curious case of the chemical composition of hagfish tissues – 50 years on. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. Oct; 157 (2): 111-5.

Denslow, M. W., M. W. Palmer, Z. E. Murrell. 2010. A bibliography of North Carolina local floras. Castanea. 75(4): 475-483.

Denslow, M. W., M. W. Palmer and Z. E. Murrell. 2010. Patterns of native and exotic vascular plant richness along an elevational gradient from sea level to the summit of the Appalachian Mountains, U.S.A. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 137(1): 67-80.

Eames SC, Philipson LH, Prince VE, Kinkel MD. (2010) Blood sugar measurement in zebrafish reveals dynamics of glucose homeostasis. Zebrafish. 7:205-213. PMCID: PMC2882991

Edwards, S.L. Weakley, J.C., Diamanduros, A.W., and Claiborne, J.B. (2010) Molecular identification of Na+/H+ exchanger isoforms (NHE2) in the gills of the euryhaline teleost Fundulus heteroclitus. J. Fish Biol. 76: 415-426.

Heinz S.A., Henson D.A., Nieman D.C., Austin M.D., and Jin F.  A 12-week supplementation with quercetin does not affect natural killer cell activity, granulocyte oxidative burst activity, or granulocyte phagocytosis in female human subjects. Br J Nutr 104:849-857, 2010.

Heinz  S.A., Henson D.A., Austin M.D., Jin F., and Nieman D.C.   Quercetin supplementation and upper respiratory tract infection: A randomized community clinical trial.  Pharm Res  62:237-242, 2010.

Jesmin S, Mowa CN, Sultana SN, Mia S, Islam R, Zaedi S, Sakuma I, Hattori Y, Hiroe M, Yamaguchi N. 2010 Estrogen receptor alpha and beta are both involved in the cerebral VEGF/Akt/NO pathway and cerebral angiogenesis in female mice. Biomed Research Dec 31 (6): 337-46.

Jesmin S, CN Mowa, SN Sultana, S Maeda, N Shimojo, M Iemitsu, H Togashi, Y Iwashima, N Kato, A Sato, I Sakuma, M Hiroe, Y Hattori, N Yamaguchi 2010 VEGF signaling is disrupted in the hearts of mice lacking estrogen receptor-α. European Journal of Pharmacology September 1; 641 (2-3): 168-78.

Kinkel MD, Eames SC, Philipson LH, Prince VE. (2010) Intraperitoneal injection into adult zebrafish. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 42, doi: 10.3791/2126 PMCID: PMC3278329

McAnulty SR, Nieman DC, McAnulty LS, Lynch WS, Jin F, and Henson DA.  Effect of mixed flavonoids, n-3 fatty acids, and vitamin C on oxidative stress and antioxidant capacity before and after intense cycling.  Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 21:328-337, 2011. 

McAnulty S.R., Nieman D.C., Fox-Rabinovich M., Duran V., McAnulty L.S., Henson D.A., Jin F., Landram M.J.  Effect of n-3 fatty acids and antioxidants on oxidative stress after exercise.  Med Sci Sports Exerc  42:1704-1711, 2010.

Murrell, Z. E. 2010. Vascular Plant Taxonomy, 6th Ed. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company: Dubuque, Iowa. 632 pp.

Nieman D.C., Williams A., Shanely A., Jin F., McAnulty S.R., Triplett, N.T., Austin, M.D., and Henson D.A.  Quercetin’s influence on exercise performance and muscle mitochondrial biogenesis.  Med Sci Sports Exerc  42(2):338-345, 2010.

Pannkuk E. L., L. Siefferman & J. A. Butts. 2010. Colour phases of the eastern screech owl: a comparison of biomechanical variables of body contour feathers. Functional Ecology 24:347-353.

Prince VE and Kinkel MD. (2010) Recent advances in pancreas development: from embryonic pathways to programming renewable sources of beta-cells. F1000 Biology Reports. 2(17):1-4. PMCID: PMC2863342

Robinson T. R., L. Siefferman & T. R. Risch. 2010. Seasonal tradeoffs in reproductive investment in a multi-brooded passerine. Condor 112:390-398.
Webb, L.M., Arnholt, A.T. and Venable, M.E. Phospholipase D Modulation by Ceramide in Senescence. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 337 (2010) 153-158

Creed, R.P., A. Taylor and J.R. Pflaum.  2010.  Bioturbation by a dominant detritivore in a headwater stream: litter excavation and effects on community structure. Oikos 119:1870-1876.

Anderson CR, Chu M-L, Davis RE, Dick GJ, Cho J-C, Bräuer SL, and Tebo BM. 2009. Aurantimonas manganoxydans, sp. nov. and Aurantimonas litoralis, sp. nov.: Mn(II)-oxidizing representatives of a globally distributed clade of alpha-Proteobacteria from the order Rhizobiales. Geomicrobiol J. 26:189-198.

Scott, C.H., M. Cashner, G.D. Grossman, and J.P. Wares. 2009. An awkward introduction: phylogeography of Notropis lutipinnis in its ‘native’ range and the Little Tennessee River. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 18: 538-549.

Bailey, J.K., Schweitzer, J.A., Ubeda, F., Koricheva, J., LeRoy, C.J., Madritch, M.D., Rehill, B.J., Bangert, R.K., Fischer, D.G., Allan, G.J., Whitham, T.G. 2009. From genes to ecosystems: A synthesis of the effects of plant genetic factors across levels of organization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 364:1607-1616.

Dumke C.L., Davis J.M., Murphy E.A., Nieman D.C., Carmichael, M.D., Quindry, J.C., Triplett, N.T., Utter A.C., Gross, S.J., Henson D.A.,  McAnulty S.R., and McAnulty L.S.   Successive bouts of cycling stimulates genes associated with mitochondrial biogenesis.  Eur J of Appl Physio 107(4): 419‑427, 2009.

Gangloff MM and Hartfield PD. 2009. Seven populations of the southern kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus jonesi) discovered in the Choctawhatchee River Basin, Alabama. Southeastern Naturalist 8(2)245-254

Gangloff MM, Siefferman LM, Seesock WA, Webber CW. 2009. Influence of urban tributaries on freshwater mussel populations in a biologically diverse piedmont (USA) stream. Hydrobiologia 636:191-201

Hou, G and EB Blancaflor, 2009. Fern root development. In: Annual Plant Reviews (37) Root Development (edited by T. Beeckman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, pp.192-208

Karatan, E., and P. Watnick. 2009. Signals, regulatory networks, and materials that build and break bacterial biofilms. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 73 (2):310-47. PMCID: PMC2698413

Kinkel MD, Sefton L, Kikuchi Y, Mizoguchi T, Ward AB, Prince VE. (2009) Cyp26 enzymes function in endoderm to regulate pancreatic field size. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 106:7864-7869. PMCID: PMC268310

Kinkel MD, Prince VE. (2009) On the Diabetic Menu: Zebrafish as a model for pancreas development and function. BioEssays. 31:139-152. PMCID: PMC2770330

Madritch, M.D., Greene, S.L, and R.L. Lindroth. 2009. Genetic mosaics of ecosystem functioning across aspen-dominated landscapes. Oecologia 160:119-127.

McGinnis, M., Parker, ZM, Walter, NE, Rutkovsky, AC, Cartaya-Marin C, Karatan, E. 2009. Spermidine regulates Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation via transport and signaling pathways. FEMS Microbiol Lett., 2009 Oct;299(2):166-74

Nieman D.C., Henson D.A., Maxwell K.R., Williams A., McAnulty S.R., Jin F., Shanely A., and Lines, T.  Influence of supplemental quercetin and epigallocatechin 3-gallate on exercise performance, mitochondrial biogenesis, immunity, inflammation, and oxidative stress Med Sci Sports Exerc 41(7):1467-1475, 2009.

Nieman D.C., Henson D.A., McAnulty S.R., Jin, F., and Maxwell K.R.  N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids do not alter immune and inflammation measures in endurance athletes.  Int J of Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 19:536-546, 2009.

Popa R, Popa R, Mashall MJ, Nguyen H, Tebo, BM, Bräuer SL. 2009. Limitations and benefits of ARISA intra-genomic diversity fingerprinting, Journal Microbiol Meth 78 (2):111-118.

Venable, M.E. and Yin, X. Ceramide Induces Endothelial Senescence.Cell Biochemistry and Function 27 (2009) 547–551.

S.N. Villalpando, R.S. Williams and R.J. Norby. 2009. Elevated air temperature alters an old-field insect community in a multi-factor climate change experiment. Global Change Biology, 15: 930-942.

C.N. Wells, R.S. Williams, G.L. Walker and N.M. Haddad. 2009. Effects of corridors on genetics of a butterfly in a landscape experiment. Southeastern Naturalist, 8(4): 709-722.

Wynns, J. T., J. N. Keith, Z. E. Murrell, K. McFarland, and W. R. Buck. 2009. Studies on aquatic Oxyrrhynchium (Brachytheciaceae), with an emphasis on O. Pringlei n. comb. The Bryologist 112(4): 786-803.

 Creed, R.P., R.P. Cherry, J.R. Pflaum and C.J. Wood.  2009.  Dominant species can   produce a negative relationship between species diversity and ecosystem function. Oikos 118:723-732.

Creed, R.P. 2009.  Decapoda.  In (G. Likens, Editor) Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, pp. 271-279, Elsevier Press.


Colling A, Jeggo M, Louvandini H, Lelenta M, Robinson M (2008). The establishment of quality systems in veterinary diagnostic testing laboratories in developing countries: experiences with the FAO/IAEA External Quality Assurance Programme. Accreditation and Quality Assurance: Journal for Quality, Comparability, and Reliability in Chemical Measurement 13: 33-45.

Saleh A, R Alvarez-Venegas, M Yilmaz, Oahn-Le, G Hou, M Sadder, A Al-Abdallat, Y Xia, G Lu, I Ladunga, and Avramova, 2008. The highly similar Arabidopsis homologs of trithorax ATX1 and ATX2 encode divergent biochemical functions. The Plant Cell 20: 568-579

Bernal, AJ, CM Yoo, M Mutwil, JK Jensen, G Hou, C Blaukopf, I Sørensen, EB Blancaflor, HV Scheller, and WGT Willats, 2008. Functional analysis of the cellulose synthase-like genes CSLD1, CSLD2, and CSLD4 in tip-growing Arabidopsis cells. Plant Physiology 148: 1238-1253

Claiborne, J. B., Choe, K. P., Evans, D. H., Freiji, A., Havird, J., Morrison-Shetlar, A. I., Weakley, J. C. and Edwards, S. L. (2008). Molecular detection and immunological localization of gill Na+/H+ exchange (NHE2) in the dogfish (Squalus acanthias). Am. J. Physiol. Reg Inter. Physiol. 294: 1092-1102. Choe,K.P. Edwards, S.L. Claiborne, J.B. Evans, D.H. (2007) The putative mechanism of Na+ absorption in euryhaline elasmobranchs exists in the gills of a stenohaline marine elasmobranch, Squalus acanthias J. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. Part A. 146:155-162.

Gangloff MM, Feminella JW, Lenertz KL. 2008. Parasitic mites and trematode abundance are associated with reduced reproductive output and physiological condition of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Hydrobiologia 610:25-31

Henson D.A., Nieman D.C., Davis J.M., Dumke C.L., Gross, S.J., Murphy E.A., Carmichael, M.D., Jenkins, D.P., Quindry, J.C., McAnulty S.R., McAnulty L.S., Utter A.C., and Mayer, E.P.  Post‑160‑km race illness rates and decreases in granulocyte respiratory burst and salivary IgA output are not countered by quercetin ingestion.  Int J Sports Med 29: 856-863, 2008.

Kinkel MD, Eames SC, Alonzo MA, Prince VE. (2008) Cdx4 is required in the endoderm to localize the pancreas and limit β-cell number. Development. 135:919-929. PMID: 18234725

McAnulty S.R., McAnulty L.S., Nieman D.C., Quindry, J.C., Hosick, P.A., Hudson, M.H., Still, L., Henson, D.A., Milne, G.L., Morrow, J.D., Dumke, C.L., Utter, A.C., Triplett, N.T., and Dibarnardi, A.  Chronic quercetin ingestion and exercise‑induced oxidative damage and inflammation.  Appl Physiol Nutr Metab  33:254-262, 2008.

Mowa CN, R Hoch, CL Montavon, S Jesmin, G. Hindman, and G Hou, 2008. Estrogen enhances wound healing in the penis of rats. Biomedical Research 29(5): 267-270

Mowa CN, T Li, S Jesmin, HG Folkesson, SE Usip, RE Papka, and G Hou, 2008. Delineation of VEGF-regulated genes and functions in the cervix of pregnant rodents by DNA microarray analysis. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 6:64 (1-10)

CN Mowa, T Lee, S Jesmin, S Usip, H Fokkenson, R Papka 2008 Genome-wide scan of VEGF-regulated genes in uterine cervix of pregnant rats. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology Dec 16; 6: 64.

Poindexter, D. and Z. E. Murrell. 2008. Floristics of Mount Jefferson State Natural Area and Environs, Ashe County, NC. Castanea 73(4): 283-327.

Quindry J.C., McAnulty S.R., Hudson M.B., Hosick P., Dumke C., McAnulty L.S., Henson D.A., Morrow J.D., and Nieman D.C.  Oral quercetin supplementation and blood oxidative capacity in response to ultramarathon competition Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 18(6):601-616, 2008.

A. Euliss, M. Fisk, S.C. McCleneghan, and H. Neufeld. 2007. Allocation and morphological responses to resource manipulations are unlikely to mitigate shade intolerance in Houstonia montana, a rare southern Appalachian herb. Canadian Journal of Botany. Vol 85(10): 976-985.

A. Euliss, M. Fisk, S.C. McCleneghan, and H. Neufeld. 2007. Growth of the rare southern Appalachian endemic plant Houstonia montana (Rubiaceae) in contrasting habitat types. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. Vol. 134(2): 177-187.

Dumas, Shay*, Howard S. Neufeld and Melany C. Fisk. 2007. Importance of the shrub layer to short-term responses to fire in the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area, North Carolina. Castanea 72:92-104.

 McAnulty S., McAnulty L., Nieman D., Morrow J., Dumke C., and Henson D.   Effect of NSAID on muscle injury and oxidative stress.  Int J Sports Med  28(11): 909‑915, 2007.

Murrell, Zack E. 2007. A message from the President: My Two Hats. Vasculum (SHC newsletter) 2(1).

Murrell, Zack E. 2007. A message from the President: We need Volunteers. Vasculum (SHC newsletter) 2(2).

Murrell, Zack E. 2007. A message from the President: SHC - A Vision for the Future. Vasculum (SHC newsletter) 3(1).

Nieman D.C., Henson D.A., Davis J.M., Dumke C.L., Gross, S.J., Jenkins, D.P., Murphy E.A., Carmichael, M.D., Quindry, J.C., McAnulty S.R., McAnulty L.S., Utter A.C., and Mayer, E.P.  Quercetin ingestion does not alter cytokine changes in athletes competing in the Westerns States Endurance Run.  J of Interferon Cytokine Res  27:1003-1011, 2007

Nieman D.C., Henson D.A., Davis J.M., Murphy E.A., Jenkins, D.P., Gross, S.J., Carmichael, M.D., Quindry, J.C., Dumke C.L., Utter A.C., McAnulty S.R., McAnulty L.S., Triplett, T., and Mayer, E.P.  Quercetin's influence on exercise‑inducedchanges in plasma cytokines and muscle/leukocyte cytokine mRNA.  J Appl Physiol 103(5):1728‑35, 2007.

Nieman D.C., Henson D.A., Gross, S.J., Jenkins, D.P., Davis J.M., Murphy E.A., Carmichael, M.D., Dumke C.L., Utter A.C., McAnulty S.R., McAnulty L.S., and Mayer, E.P.  Quercetin reduces illness but not immune perturbations after intensive exercise.  Med Sci Sports Exerc 39(9):1561‑9, 2007.

 Nieman D.C., Henson D.A., Gojanovich G, Davis J.M., Dumke C.L., Utter A.C., Murphy E.A., Pearce S., McAnulty S.R., and McAnulty L.S.  Immune changes: 2 h of continuous vs. intermittent cycling.  Int J Sports Med 28(7):625‑30, 2007.

Sarath G, G Hou, LM Baird, and RB Mitchell, 2007. Reactive oxygen species, ABA and nitric oxide interactions on the germination of warm-season C4-grasses. Planta 226: 697-708

Sarath G, G Hou, LM Baird, and RB Mitchell, 2007. ABA, ROS and NO are Key Players during Switchgrass Seed Germination. Plant Signaling & Behavior 2(6): 492-493

Creed, R.P. and R. Thigpen III.  2007.  Non-lethal methodology for stable isotope analysis of spiny lobsters (Panulirus argus).  In Proceedings of the 59th annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.

Fortino, K., and R.P. Creed.  2007.  Abiotic factors, competition or predation: what determines the distribution of young crayfish in a watershed?  Hydrobiologia 575:301-314.

Martín-Díaz, M.L., Tuberty, S. R. , McKenney, C. L., Jr. , Sales, D. and DelValls, T.A. (2006) The use of bioaccumulation, biomarkers and histopathology diseases in Procambarus clarkii to establish bioavailability of Cd and Zn after a mining spill. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 116:169-184.

Souza, Lara*, Howard S. Neufeld, Arthur H. Chappelka, Kent O. Burkey and Alan W. Davison. 2006. Seasonal development of ozone-induced foliar injury on tall milkweed (Asclepias exaltata) in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Environmental Pollution 141:175- 183.

Neufeld, Howard S., Arthur.H. Chappelka, Greg L. Somers, Kent O. Burkey, Alan W. Davison and Peter L. Finkelstein. 2006. Visible foliar injury caused by ozone alters the relationship between SPAD meter readings and chlorophyll concentrations in cutleaf coneflower. Photosynthesis Research 87:281-286.

Burkey, Kent O., Howard S. Neufeld, Lara Souza*, Arthur H. Chappelka and Alan W. Davison. 2006. Seasonal profiles of leaf ascorbic acid metabolism in ozone-sensitive wildflowers. Environmental Pollution 143:427-434.

CN Mowa, S. Jesmin, T. Miyauchi 2006 The penis: a new target and source of estrogen in male reproduction Histolo Histopathol 21: 53-67.

Murrell, Zack E. and Derick Poindexter. 2006. Book review: Plant Life of Kentucky by Ron Jones. Castanea71: 336-338. Non-refereed.

Nieman D.C., Henson D.A., Davis J.M., Dumke C.L., Utter A.C., Murphy E.A., Pearce S., Gojanovich G., McAnulty S.R., and McAnulty L.S.  Blood leukocyte mRNA expression for IL‑10, IL‑1ra, and IL‑8, but not IL‑6, increases post‑exercise.  J of Interferon and Cytokine Research 26(9):668-74, 2006.

 Nieman D.C., Henson D.A., Gojanovich G, Davis J.M., Murphy E.A., Mayer, E.P., Pearce S., Dumke C.L., Utter A.C., McAnulty S.R., and McAnulty L.S.  Influence of carbohydrate on immune function following 2 h cycling.  Res Sports Med 14(3):225‑37, 2006.

Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., Dumke, C.L., Oley, K.,  McAnulty, S.R., Davis, J.M., Murphy, E.A.,  Lind, R.H., McAnulty, LS., and Morrow, J.D.  Ibuprofen use, endotoxemia, inflammation, and plasma cytokines during ultramarathon competition Brain, Behavior and Immunity 20(6):578‑84, 2006.

 Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., Dumke, C.L., Lind, R.H., Shooter, L.R., and Gross, S.J.  Relationship between salivary IgA secretion and upper respiratory tract infection following a 160-km race.  J Sports Med Phys Fitness 46 (1):158‑62, 2006.

Sarath G, PC Bethke, R Jones, LM Baird, G Hou, RB Mitchell, 2006. Nitric oxide accelerates seed germination in warm-1 season grasses. Planta 223: 1154-1164

Stafford D, White RJ, Kinkel MD, Linville A, Schilling TF, Prince VE. (2006) Retinoids signal directly to zebrafish endoderm to specify insulin-expressing β-cells. Development. 133:949-956. PMID: 16452093

Xiang, Qui-yun, David T. Thomas, Wenheng Zhang, Steven R. Manchester and Z. E. Murrell. 2006. Species level phylogeny of the genus Cornus (Cornaceae) based on molecular and morphological evidence- implications for taxonomy and Tertiary intercontinental migration. Taxon 55(1): 9-30.

Creed, R.P.  2006.  Predator transitions in stream communities: a model and evidence from field studies.  J. of the North American Benthological Society 25:533-544.


C. Bird and S.C. McCleneghan 2005. Morphological and Functional Diversity of Ectomycorrhizal Fungi on Roan Mountain (NC/TN). Southeastern Naturalist Vol. 4(1): 121-132.

Estep, M. C., M. U. Connell, R. N. Henson, Z. E. Murrell, and R. Small. 2005. Testing a Vicariance Model to explain haplotype distribution in the psammophilic scorpion Paruroctonus utahensis (Williams 1968). The Southwestern Naturalist 50(2): 150-157.

Hughes, Nicole M.*, Howard S. Neufeld and Kent O. Burkey. 2005. Functional role of anthocyanins in high light, winter leaves of the evergreen herb Galax urceolata. New Phytologist 168:575-587.

Martín-Díaz, M.L., Tuberty, S. R. , McKenney, C. L., Jr. , Sales, D. and DelValls, T.A. (2005) Effects of cadmium and zinc on Procambarus clarkii: simulation of the Aznalcollar mining spill. Ciencias Marinas, 31(1B):197-202.

McAnulty, S.R., McAnulty, L.S., Nieman, D.C., Morrow, J.D., Shooter, L.A., Holmes, S., Heward, C., and Henson, D.A.  Effect of alpha-tocopherol supplementation on plasma homocysteine and oxidative stress in highly trained athletes before and after exhaustive exercise.  J Nutr Biochem 16(9):530-537, 2005.

Nieman, D.C., Dumke, C.L., Henson, D.A., McAnulty, S.R., Gross, S.J., and Lind, R.H.  Muscle damage is linked to cytokine changes following a 160-km race.  Brain, Behavior, and Immunity  19(5):398-403, 2005.

 Nieman, D.C., Davis, J.M., Henson, D.A., Gross, S.J., Dumke, C.L., Utter, A.C., Vinci, D.M., Carson, J., Brown, A., McAnulty, S.R., and McAnulty, L.S., Triplett, N.T.  Muscle cytokine mRNA changes after 2.5‑h cycling: Influence of carbohydrate. Med Sci Sports Exerc 37(8):1283-1290, 2005

Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., Austin, M.D., and Brown, V.A.  Immune response to a 30-minute walk.  Med Sci Sports Exerc 37(1):57-62, 2005.

Tuberty, S.R. and McKenney, C.L., Jr. (2005) Ecdysone responses of two estuarine crustaceans exposed through complete larval development to juvenile hormone agonist insecticides. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45(1):106-117.

Helms, B.S., and R.P. Creed.  2005.  The effects of 2 coexisting crayfish on an Appalachian river community  J. of the North  American Benthological Society 24:113-122.


Finkelstein, Peter L., Alan W. Davison, Howard S. Neufeld, Tilden P. Meyers and Arthur H. Chappelka. 2004. Sub-canopy Deposition of Ozone in a Stand of Cutleaf Coneflower. Environmental Pollution 131:295-303.

Henson, D.A., Nieman, D.C., Pistilli, E.E., Schilling, B., Colacino, A.R., Utter, A.C., Fagoaga, O.R., Vinci, D.M., and Nehlsen-Cannarella, S.L.  Influence of carbohydrate and age on lymphocyte function following a marathon.  Int J Sports Nutr Exerc Metab  14:302‑316, 2004.

McKenney, Jr., Charles L., Cripe, Geraldine M., Foss, Steven S., Tuberty, Shea R., and Hoglund, Marilynn. (2004) Comparative embryonic and larval developmental responses of an estuarine shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) to the juvenile hormone agonist, Fenoxycarb. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 47(4):463-470.

McAnulty, S.R., McAnulty, L.S., Nieman, D.C., Dumke, C., Morrow, J.D., Utter, A.C., Henson, D.A., Proulx, W.R., and George G.L.  Consumpsion of blueberry polyphenols reduces exercise-induced oxidative stress compared to vitamin C.  Nutr Res. 24(3):209-221, 2004.

 Nieman, D.C.,. Davis, J.M., Brown, V.A., Henson, D.A., Dumke, C.L., Utter, A.C., Vinci, D.M., Downs, M.F., Smith, J.C., Carson, J., Brown, A., McAnulty, S.R., and McAnulty, L.S.  Influence of carbohydrate ingestion on immune changes following two hours of intensive resistance training.  J Appl Phys 96(4):1292-1298, 2004.

 Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., McAnulty, S.R., McAnulty, L.S., Morrow, L.D.,  Ahmed, A., and Heward, C.  Influence of vitamin E supplementation on oxidative and immune changes following the Kona Triathlon World Championship.  Med Sci Sports Exerc  36(8):1328-1335, 2004.

Creed, R.P. and J.M. Reed.  2004.  Ecosystem engineering by crayfish in a headwater stream community.  J. of the North American Benthological Society 23:224-236.

Brown, B.L., and R.P. Creed.  2004.  Host preference by an aquatic ectosymbiotic annelid on two sympatric species of host crayfish  J. of the North American Benthological Society 23:90-100.


Chappelka, Arthur H., Howard S. Neufeld, Alan W. Davison and Greg L. Somers. 2003. Evaluation of ozone injury on foliage of cutleaf coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) and crownbeard (Verbesina occidentalis) in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Environmental Pollution 125:53-59.

 Davison, Alan W., Howard S. Neufeld, Arthur H. Chappelka, Kirsten Wolff and Peter L. Finkelstein. 2003. Interpreting spatial variation in ozone symptoms shown by cutleaf coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata L. Environmental Pollution 125:61-70.

McAnulty, S.R., McAnulty, L.S., Nieman, Morrow, J.D., Utter, A.C., Dumke, C.L., Vinci, D.M., and Henson, D.A.  Influence of carbohydrate ingestion on oxidative stress and plasma antioxidant potential following a three hour runFree Radical Res 37(8):835-840, 2003.

Nieman, D.C., Davis, J.M., Henson, D.A., Walberg-Rankin, J., Shute, M., Dumke, C.L., Utter, A.C., Vinci, D.M., Carson, J.A., Brown, A., Lee, W.J.,  McAnulty, S.R., and McAnulty, L.S.  Carbohydrate ingestion influences skeletal muscle cytokine mRNA and plasma cytokine levels after a 3‑h run.  J Appl Phys  94: 1917‑1925, 2003.


., Dumke, C.L., Henson, D.A., McAnulty, S.R., McAnulty, L.S., Lind, R.H., and Morrow, J.D.  Immune and oxidative changes during and following the Western States Endurance Run.  Int J of Sports Med 24(7) 541-547, 2003.

R.S. Williams, D.E. Lincoln and R.J. Norby. 2003. Development of gypsy moth larvae feeding on red maple saplings at elevated CO2 and temperature. Oecologia, 137: 114-122.

Xiang, Qui-Yun, Yu-Ming Shui, and Z. E. Murrell. 2003. Cornus eydeana (Cornaceae), A New Cornelian Cherry from China – Notes on Systematics and Evolution. Systematic Botany 28(4): 757-764.

Sheldon, S.P., and R.P. Creed.  2003.  The effect of a native biological control agent for Eurasian watermilfoil on six North American watermilfoils.  Aquatic Botany 76:259-265.


Anders, C. M. and Z. E. Murrell. March 2001. Morphological, molecular, and biogeographical variation within the imperiled Virginia Spiraea. Castanea 66: 24-41

Henson, D.A., Nieman, D.C., Kernodle, M.W., Sonnenfeld, G., Morton, D., and Thompson, M.  Immune function in adolescent tennis athletes and controls.  Sports Med, Training and Rehab  10:237-247, 2002.

Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., McAnulty, S.R., McAnulty, L., Swick, N.S., Utter, A.C., Vinci, D.M., Opiela, S.J., and Morrow, J.D.  Influence of vitamin C supplementation on oxidative and immune changes after an ultramarathon.  J Appl Phys  92(5):1970-1977, 2002.

Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., Fagoaga, O.R., Nehlsen-Cannarella, S.L., Sonnenfeld, G., and Utter, A.C.  Influence of skinfold sum and peak VO2 on immune function in children.  Int J Obesity  26:822‑829,  2002.

 Palmer, F.M., Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., McAnulty, S.R., McAnulty, L., Swick, N.S., Utter, A.C., Vinci, D.M., and Morrow, J.D.  Influence of vitamin C supplementation on oxidative and salivary IgA changes following an ultramarathon.  Eur J Appl Phys 89(1):100-107, 2002.

 Pistilli, E.E., Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., Kaminsky, D.E., Utter, A.C., Vinci, D.M., Davis, J.M., Fagoaga, O.R., and Nehlsen‑Cannarella, S.L.  Influence of age on immune changes in runners following a marathon.  J Aging Physical Activity 10:432-442, 2002.  

Tuberty, Shea R., Sergio F. Nates, and Charles L. McKenney, Jr. (2002) Polyclonal antisera against estuarine crustacean vitellins: A molecular approach to reproductive endocrinology and toxicology. In Modern Approaches to the Study of Crustacea. Elva Escobar-Briones and Fernando Alvarez. Eds., Proceedings of the The Crustacean Society 2000 Summer Meeting, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, p.29-37.

Brown, B.L., R.P. Creed and W.E. Dobson.  2002.  Branchiobdellid annelids and their crayfish hosts: are they engaged in a cleaning symbiosis?  Oecologia 132:250-255.


 R.A. Hansen, R.S. Williams and D.E. Lincoln. 2001. Non-litter effects of elevated CO2 on forest floor microarthropod abundances. Plant and Soil 236: 139-144.

Pinkston, M., Martz D., Domer, F., Curtin, L., Bazzini, D., Smith, L., and Henson, D.  Psychological, nutritional, and energy expenditure differences in college females with anorexia nervosa vs. comparable-mass controls.  Eating Beh 2:169-181, 2001.

Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., Smith, L.L., Utter, A.C., Vinci, D.M., Davis, J.M., Kaminsky, D.E., and Shute, M.  Cytokine changes after a marathon race.  J Appl Phys  91(1):109-114, 2001.

Cutlip RC, Miller JM, Hamir AN, Peters J, Robinson MM, Jenny AL, Lehmkuhl HD, Taylor WD, Bisplinghoff FD (2001). Resistance of cattle to scrapie by the oral route. Can J Vet Res 65:131-132.

Renukaradhya GJ, Isloor S, Crowther JR, Robinson MM, Rajasekhar M (2001). Development and field validation of an avidin-biotin enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kit for bovine brucellosis. Rev Sci Tech 20: 749-756


Khadra M, Richards JI, Robinson MM (2000). Development and evaluation of a micropipette tip washing system. J Immunol Meth 242:1-8.

Henson, D.A., Nieman, D.C., Nehlsen‑Cannarella, S.L., Fagoaga, O.R., Shannon, M., Bolton, M.R., Davis, J.M., Gaffney, C.T., Kelln, W.J., Austin, M.D., Hjertman, J.M.E., and Schilling, B.K.  Influence of carbohydrate ingestion on cytokine and phagocytic responses to two hours of rowing.  Med Sci Sports Exerc 32(8): 1384-1389, 2000.

Nieman, D.C., Nehlsen‑Cannarella, S.L., Fagoaga, O.R., Henson, D.A., Shannon, M.,  Hjertman, J.M.E., Schmitt, R.L., Bolton, M.R., Austin, M.D., Schilling, B., and Thorpe, R.  Immune function in female elite rowers and nonathletes.  Brit J Sports Med 34:181-187, 2000.

 Neiman, D.C., Kernodle, M.W., and Henson, D.A.  The acute response of the immune system to tennis drills in adolescent athletes.  Res Quart Exerc Sports  71(4): 403-408. 2000.

 Nieman, D.C., Peters, E.M., Henson, D.A., Nevines, E.I., and Thompson, M.M.  Influence of vitamin C supplementation on cytokine changes following an ultramarathon.  J Interferon Cytokine Res 20(11):1029-35, 2000.

R.S. Williams, R.J. Norby and D.E. Lincoln. 2000. Effects of elevated CO2 and temperature-grown red and sugar maple on gypsy moth performance. Global Change Biology, 6: 685-696.

Creed, R.P.  2000.  The weevil-watermilfoil interaction at different spatial scales: what we know and need to know.  J. of Aquatic Plant Management 38:78-81.

Creed, R.P.  2000.  Is there a new keystone species in North American lakes and rivers?  Oikos 91:405-408.

Neufeld, Howard S., E. Henry Lee, James R. Renfro and W. David Hacker+. 2000. Seedling insensitivity to ozone for three conifer species native to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Environmental Pollution 108:141-151.

Rebeski DE, Winger EM, Robinson MM, Gabler CMG, Dwinger RH, Crowther, JR (2000). Evaluation of antigen-coating procedures of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay method for detection of trypanosomal antibodies. Vet Parisitol 90: 1-13.


 Henson, D.A., Nieman, D.C., Blodgett, A.D., Butterworth, D.E., Utter, A., Davis,  M.J., Sonnenfeld, G., Morton, D.S., Fagoaga, O.R., and S.L. Nehlsen‑Cannarella. Influence of exercise mode and carbohydrate on the immune response to prolonged exercise. Int J Sports Nutr 9:213-228, 1999.

Murrell, Z. E. 1999. What is the function of a herbarium in a Department of Biology at colleges and comprehensive universities? ASB Bulletin 45(4):194-199.

Nieman, D.C., Henson, D.A., Nehlsen‑Cannarella, S.L., Ekkens, M.J., Utter, A.C., Butterworth, D.E., and Fagoaga, O.R. Influence of obesity on immune function.  Am J Clin Nutr 99:294-299, 1999. 

Utter, A.C., Kang, J., Nieman, D.C., Williams, F., Robertson, R.J., Henson, D.A., Davis, J.M., and  Butterworth, D.E.  Effect of carbohydrate ingestion and hormonal responses on ratings of perceived  exertion during prolonged cycling and running.  Eur J Appl Phys  80:92-99, 1999

Tamayo, M., C.W. O'Brien, R.P. Creed, C.E. Grue and K. Hamel.  1999.  Distribution and classification of aquatic weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the genus Euhrychiopsis in Washington State.  Entomological News 110:103-112.

Rebeski DE, Winger EM, Shin YK, Lelenta M, Robinson MM, Varecka R, Crowther JR (1999). Identification of unacceptable background caused by non-specific protein adsorption to the plastic surface of 96-well immunoassay plates using a standardized enzyme-lined immunosorbent assay procedure. J Immunol Meth 226: 85-92.

Rebeski DE, Winger EM, Rogovic B, Robinson MM, Crowther JR, Dwinger RH (1999). Improved methods for the diagnosis of African trypanosomosis. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 94: 249-253.


Nieman, D.C., Nehlsen‑Cannarella, S.L., Fagoaga, O.R., Henson, D.A., Shannon, M., Davis, J.M., Austin, M.D., Hisey, C.L., Holbeck, J.C., Hjertman, J.M.E., Bolton, M.R., and Schilling, B.K.  Immune response to two hours of rowing in elite female rowers.  Int J Sports Med 20:476-481, 1999.

Nieman, D.C., Nehlsen‑Cannarella, S.L., Henson, D.A., Koch, A.J., Butterworth, D.E., Fagoaga, O.R., Utter, A. Immune response to exercise training and/or energy restriction in obese women. Med Sci Sports Exerc 30(5):679-686, 1998.

Nieman, D.C., Nehlsen‑Cannarella, S.L., Fagoaga, O.R., Henson, D.A., Utter, A., Davis, M.J., Williams, F., and D.E. Butterworth. Effects of mode and carbohydrate on the granulocyte and monocyte response to intensive, prolonged exercise. J Appl Phys 84(4):1252-1259, 1998.

Nieman, D.C., Nehlsen‑Cannarella, S.L., Fagoaga, O.R., Henson, D.A., Utter, A., Davis, M.J.,  Williams, F., and D.E. Butterworth. Influence of mode and carbohydrate on the cytokineresponse to heavy exertion. Med Sci Sports Exerc 30(5):671-678, 1998.

R.S. Williams, D.E. Lincoln and R.J. Norby. 1998. Leaf age effects of elevated CO2-grown white oak leaves on spring-feeding lepidopterans. Global Change Biology 4: 235-246.

Creed, R.P.  1998.  A biogeographic perspective on Eurasian watermilfoil declines: additional evidence for the role of herbivorous weevils in promoting declines?  J. of Aquatic Plant Management 36:16-22.

Horton, Jonathan L.* and Howard S. Neufeld. 1998. Photosynthetic responses of Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus, a shade-tolerant, C4 grass, to variable light environments.  Oecologia 114:11-19.

Robinson MM, Jeggo MH (1998). Veterinary diagnostic laboratories in developing countries: the challenge of credibility. Rev Sci Tech 17: 454-458.


Neufeld, Howard S., C. Scott Clark, and James A. Weber. 1996. An automated 25 cuvette gas exchange system for the study of plant responses to ozone. In "Air Pollution and Multiple Stresses", Proceedings of the 16th International Meeting for Specialists in Air Pollution Effects on Forest Ecosystems, IUFRO, R. Cox, K. Percy, K. Jensen, and C. Simpson, eds. Sept. 7-9, 1994, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Robinson MM (1996). Transmissible encephalopathies and biopharmaceutical production. Dev Biol Stand 88: 237-241.


Neufeld, Howard S., E. Henry Lee, James R. Renfro, W. David Hacker+, Ben-Hui Yu. 1995. Sensitivity of seedlings of black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh.) to ozone in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 1. Exposure-response curves for biomass. New Phytologist 130:447-459.

Neufeld, Howard S., James R. Renfro, Songqiao Huang*, W. David Hacker+, Deborah Mangis, Arthur H. Chappelka, William E. Hogsett, Andrew A. Herstrom, John A. Laurence, E. Henry Lee, James E. Weber, and David T. Tingey. 1995. Assessment of ozone effects on plants native to the southeastern United States. Proceedings of the XI International Association of Botanical Gardens, Wuxi, China, Sept. 6-12, 1993.

Robinson MM, Hadlow WJ, Knowles DP, Huff TP, Lacy PA, Marsh RF, Gorham JR (1995). Experimental infection of cattle with the agents of transmissible mink encephalopathy and scrapie. J Comp Pathol 113: 241-251/


Thornton, Frank C., J. Dev Joslin, Paul A. Pier, Howard S. Neufeld, John R. Seiler, James D. Hutcherson*. 1994. Cloudwater and ozone effects upon high elevation red spruce: A summary of study results from Whitetop Mountain, Virginia. Journal of Environmental Quality 23:1158-1167.

Robinson MM, Hadlow WJ, Huff TP, Wells GAH, Dawson M, Marsh RF, Gorham JR (1994). Experimental infection of mink with bovine spongiform encephalopathy. J Gen Virol 75: 2151-2155.

O’Rourke KI, Huff TP, Leathers CW, Robinson MM, Gorham JR (1994). SCID mouse spleen does not support scrapie agent replication. J Gen Virol 75: 1511-1514.

Cutlip RC, Miller JM, Race RE, Jenny AL, Katz JB, Lehmkuhl HD, Debey BM, Robinson MM (1994). Intracerebral transmission of scrapie to cattle. J Infect Dis 169: 814-820.


Hacker, W. David+, and Howard S. Neufeld. 1993. The false positive in bioindicators of air pollution. J. of Arboriculture 18:249-250.


Neufeld, Howard S., James R. Renfro, W. David Hacker and David Silsbee. 1992. Ozone in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Dynamics and effects on plants. In "Tropospheric Ozone and the Environment II", Ronald L. Berglund. Air & Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA. pgs. 594-617.