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2012-2013

* denotes current or former student co-author and department faculty are in bold type

*Alford, K., A. George, D. Neely, and J. Shaw. 2012. Population status and conservation genetics of the flame chub, Hemitrema flammea. Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Athens, GA.

Barbosa, J., Morris R., Ayres, M. 2012. Presence of Exogenous Amino Acids and Ion Concentrations in the Growth Medium Differentially Affect Primary Root Growth in  Arabidopsis thaliana Seedlings. American Society of Plant Biologists (Abstract # P24028), Austin, TX USA.

Bauer, C.M., Hayes, L.D., Ebensperger, L.A., & Romero, L.M.  2013.  Seasonal variation in the degu (Octodon degus) endocrine stress response. American Society of Mammalogists (June 2013).

*Benson A, Shaw J., Boyd J.  2012.  Impacts of large animal herbivory on Scutellaria montana in the Tennessee Army National Guard Volunteer Training Site, Catoosa County, GA. Tennessee Academy of Science. Jackson, TN. October 2012.

 *Benson. A.R., J. Shaw, and J. Boyd. 2012. Impacts of large mammal herbivory on Scutellaria montana Chapm. At the Tennessee Army National Guard Training Site, Catoosa County, Georgia. Paper presented at the Tennessee Academy of Sciences meeting in Nashville, TN.

 *Benson, A., J. Shaw, and J. Boyd. 2012. Impacts of large mammal herbivory on Scutellaria montana in the Tennessee Army National Guard Volunteer training site, Catoosa County, GA. Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Athens, GA, April 2012 (awarded best student presentation).

 *Brown, R., *K. Doster, and H. G. Spratt, Jr. 2012. Assessment of algae species exposed to coal ash leachate for toxicity of select toxic chemicals. Abstracts of Ann. meeting, Assoc. SE Biologists, Athens, GA (Southeastern Biology 59:298).

 *Carpenter, C., T. Gaudin, T. Wilson, and J. Shaw. 2012. Phylogeography of short-tailed shrews (Blarina) of southeast Tennessee. Paper presented at the Tennessee Academy of Sciences meeting in Nashville, TN.

Chin, Siew-Wai, J. Wen, J. Shaw, R. Haberle, P.Z. Jorge, and D. Potter. 2012. Phylogeny and Historical Biogeography of Prunus (Rosaceae, Amygdaloideae). Paper presented at Botany 2012 in Columbus, OH.

Craddock, J.H., and J. Shaw. 2012. Cytoplasmic genotypes of North American Castanea based on chloroplast DNA. Paper presented at the Fifth International Chestnut Congress, Shepherdstown, WV.

Ebensperger, L.A., Villegas, A. & Hayes, L.D.  2013.  Mean and variance in ecological conditions influence fitness consequences of group-living and communal rearing in the rodent Octodon degus. International Ethological Society (August 2013).

*Harris, A., Shaw, J. and Craddock, J.H.  (2012).  A Flora of Bendabout Farm, Bradley County, Tennessee and Survey of Native Castanea dentata (Marsh) Borkh. (Fagaceae, American Chestnut).  Poster.  2012 American Chestnut Summit.  The American Chestnut Foundation and the USDA Forest Service.  Asheville, NC.  19-21 October 2012.

 *Hart, S. D. Estes, B.E. Wofford, *A. Floden, *R. Shephard, *M. Brock, and J. Shaw.  2012.  Rare plants and habitat delineation of the Ocoee River Gorge, Polk County, TN. Paper presented at the Tennessee Academy of Sciences meeting in Nashville, TN.

*Harris, A., J. Shaw, and J.H. Craddock.  2012.  A floral survey and census of American chestnut at Bendabout Farm, Bradley County, TN. Poster presented at the Fifth International Chestnut Congress, Shepherdstown, WV.

*Harris, A., J.H. Craddock, and J. Shaw.  2012.  A floral survey and chestnut census of Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh. (American chestnut, Fagaceae) at Bendabout Farm, Bradley County, TN. Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Athens, GA.

*Hart, S. D. Estes, B.E. Wofford, D. York, *E. Blyveis, *C. Klagstad, *R. Shephard, *C. Gorman, *A.J. Floden, and J. Shaw.  2012.  Floristic inventory and vegetation mapping of the Ocoee River Gorge, Polk County, TN. Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Athens, GA.

Hayes, L.D.  2013.  Mammalian plural breeding: Direct fitness consequences and neuroendocrine mechanisms.School of Science and Technology, Georgia Gwinnett College (February 2013).

Hayes, L.D.  2012.  Mammalian plural breeding: Direct fitness consequences and neuroendocrine mechanisms.Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Nov. 2012).

Hayes, L.D. & Ebensperger, L.A.  2013.  Mammalian plural breeding: Why bother? American Society of Mammalogists (June 2013).

Hayes, L.D., Bauer, C., Romero, L.M., Tapia, D.P., & Ebensperger, L.A.  2012.  Living in groups: Why do females with low reproductive success remain social and communally care for offspring? International Society of Behavioral Ecology, Lund, Sweden (August 2012).

Klug, H.  2012.  Parental care, filial cannibalism, & the evolution of social behavior:  Invited Seminar: UNC—Asheville, Biology Department, October 2012.

Klug, H.  2012.  Unifying cornerstones of sexual selection theory: OSR and Bateman unite; H. Kokko (presenter), H. Klug, & M.D. Jennions. Invited presentation:  International Society for Behavioral Ecology Symposium, Lund, Sweden Aug. 2012.

Klug, H.  2012.  The opportunity to be misled in studies of sexual selection. Klug, H., Kokko, H., Jennions, M. (Poster):  International Society for Behavioral Ecology Congress; Lund, Sweden, Aug. 2012.

*Lyon, A., Boyd, J and Craddock, J.H.  2012.  Investigating  the shade tolerance of Castanea dentata, C. mollissima, and their hybrids.  Poster. Posters at the Capitol, Legislative Plaza, Nashville, TN.

Needham, B. D., S. Carroll, D. K. Giles, G. Georgiou, M. Whiteley and M. S. Trent . 2012. Modulating the immune response by combinatorial engineering of endotoxin. 12th Annual IEIIS Meeting. Tokyo, Japan.

Perkins, T. and Craddock, J.H.  2012.  The Effect of Mono- and di-Potassium Salts of Phosphorous Acid on Mycorrhiza Formation in Castanea dentata.  Poster.  2012 American Chestnut Summit.  The American Chestnut Foundation and the USDA Forest Service.  Asheville, NC.  19-21 October 2012.

*Shafer HL, Schorr M.S., Kovach M., Shaw J.  2013.  Chloroplast DNA sequence utility for the inference of low-level phylogenetic or phylogeographic studies among plants. The 74th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Charleston, West Virginia, April 2013.  (The abstract is published in Southeastern Biology 60:“in press.”)

*Sikkema, J., J. Shaw, and J. Boyd.  2012.  Effects of invasive species on federally threatened Scutellaria montana Chapm. Poster presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Athens, GA.

Sisco, P.H., F.V. Hebard, T.C. Neel, J.H. Craddock, and J. Shaw.  2012.  Cytoplasmic male-sterility in interspecific hybrids between American and Asian Castanea species is associated with the American “D” cytoplasm genotype.  Paper presented at the Fifth International Chestnut Congress, Shepherdstown, WV.

Spratt, H. G., Jr. , D. Levine, and L. Tillman. 2012. Physical therapy clinic therapeutic ultrasound equipment as a source for bacterial contamination. Abstracts of Ann. meeting, Assoc. SE Biologists, Athens, GA (Southeastern Biology 59:300).

Wilson, D., R. Brown.,  and H. G. Spratt, Jr.  2012.  Resistance to triclosan in Tennessee River and Chattanooga Creek aquatic microbial communities. Abstracts of Ann. meeting, Assoc. SE Biologists, Athens, GA (Southeastern Biology 59:299-300).

*Turk, J., J. Barbosa, and J. Shaw.  2012.  Seed viability and vitality in Clematis fremontii (S. Wats.) W.A. Weber. Paper presented at the Tennessee Academy of Sciences meeting in Nashville, TN.

Wilson, T.P.  2012.  The Chronicles of Green-Printing: The Great Salamander Ball. Annual Meeting for the Tennessee Geographic Information Counsel (TNGIC). March 28, 2012. Montgomery Bell State Park, TN.

Wilson, T.P.  2012.  Salamanders: Landuse Planning, Conservation and Greenspace. Annual Meeting for the Society of Conservation GIS. July 19-22, 2012. Monterey, CA.

2011-2012

*Bolus, W. R., T. A. Carver, M. J. Kovach. 2011. The function of peripheral myelin protein 22 (PMP22) in the context of tissue development and cellular differentiation. Southeastern Biology 58(3):400.

*Campbell G. E., M. J. Kovach. 2011. Investigating CpG island methylation, microsatellite polymorphisms, and gene expression in colon cancer. Southeastern Biology 58(3):367.

*Carpenter, C., T. Gaudin, J. Shaw, and T. Wilson. 2011. Phylogeography of short-tailed shrews (genus: Blarina) of southeast Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 8X(1):XX. 

*Carpenter, C., T. Gaudin, J. Shaw, and T. Wilson. 2012. Phylogeography of short-tailed shrews (genus: Blarina) of southeast Tennessee.  Abstracts of 22nd Colloquium on the Conservation of Mammals in the Eastern United States, Louisville, MS.

Curran, J., V. Patel, N. Stephens, J. Barbosa. 2011. Identification of Arabidopsis thaliana genes involved in stress tolerance by heterologous expression and complementation in yeast uga1 mutant. The Association of Southeastern Biologists, Huntsville, Alabama USA.

Gaudin, T. J., H. G. McDonald, and A. D. Rincon. 2011. Phylogenetic Analysis of the Sloth Family Megalonychidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Folivora) Based on Cranial Data. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Abstract Volume: 115.

Gaudin, T. J., H. G. McDonald, and A. D. Rincon. 2011. Phylogenetic Analysis of the Sloth Family Megalonychidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Folivora) Based on Cranial Data. Abstracts and Program, Fourth Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology, Gainesville FL.

Hayes, L.D, C. Bauer, L. M. Romero, D. P. Tapia, and L. A. Ebensperger. Living in groups: Why females with low reproductive success remain social and communally care for offspring?  International Society of Behavioral Ecology, Lund, Sweden (abstract submitted, conference in August 2012).

Hayes, L.D. 2012. Inequality rules: Why do females with low reproductive success remain social and communally care for offspring?  Department of Biology, North Carolina State University.

Hayes, L.D. 2012. Inequality rules: Why do females with low reproductive success remain social and communally care for offspring?  UTC Research Day.

Kovach M. J., T. A. Carver, *W. R. Bolus. 2011. Examination of expression patterns associated with Pmp22-related auditory dysfunction. The American Society of Human Genetics 61st Annual Meeting.

*Mikelson, C*, N. Stephens, J. Barbosa. 2011. Oxidative stress patterns of ald3 and ald4 knockouts of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and possible abatement by caffeine. The Association of Southeastern Biologists, Huntsville, Alabama USA.

Wilson, T.P. 2012. Salamanders: Land Use Planning, Conservation and Greenspace. Annual Meeting for the Society of Conservation GIS. July 19-22, 2012, Monterey, CA.

*Wolfe, D.,  M. Schorr, C. Nelson, and S. Richards.2011. Life-cycle exposure of Daphnia magna to an environmentally relevant mixture of pharmaceuticals. Abstracts of the 2011 Society of Environmental Toxicologists and Chemists.  November 11-15, 2011. Boston, Massachusetts. 

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