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Atwell AK*, Huser D*, Smith JB*, Schorr MS. 2015. Relationships Between Benthic Macroinvertebrate Assemblages, Stream Habitat, and Catchment Landscape Features in the Lookout Creek System (Tennessee River Drainage). Annual Meeting (2015) of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Boyd J. Adaptations of photosynthesis: from course concepts to research applications. Biology Seminar, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT. January 2015.

Boyd J. Plant species conservation in a changing world – land use, invasions, and climate considerations. Biology Seminar, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. February 2015.

Brunke*, A., A. Solodovnikov and S. Chatzimanolis. Molecular, morphological and fossil data reveal the Cyrtoquediina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini), a new subtribe of rove beetles with multiple biogeographic disjunctions. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.

Eder,* A. E., D. J. Shultz, S. J. Symes, and D. K. Giles. The Effects of Lotion Fatty Acids on Acinetobacter baumannii.  National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Eastern Washington University, April 16-18, 2015.

Eder,* A. E., M. F. Santiago and D. K. Giles. Utilization of lotion fatty acids confers phenotypic advantages to Acinetobacter baumannii.  Emory STEM Symposium, Atlanta, GA. March 25-27, 2015.

Eder,* A. E., S. J. Symes and D. K. Giles. Lotion fatty acids impact membrane remodeling and affect phenotypic characteristics of Acinetobacter baumannii. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, New Orleans, May 30-June 2, 2015.

Farnsley, S., Kuhajda, B., George, A., Klug, H. Escaping evolutionary history: Training the Barrens Topminnow to escape an evolutionary trap (Oral presentation). Tennessee Chapter of the American Fisheries Society; Chattanooga, TN February 2015.

Hayes, L.D. 2015. Mammalian plural breeding: Why Bother? University of North Texas.

Heck, C.* (Oklahoma St. Univ), D. Varicchio (Montana St. Univ.),  T. Gaudin, H. Ballard (Oklahoma St. Univ), and J.R. Horner (Montana St. Univ.). 2015. Bone growth in the Nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus): implications for extinct taxa. To be presented at International Symposium on PaleoHistology, July 2015, Bonn, Germany.

Kajita, Y. 2015. Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. January 16, 2015.

Levine, D., R. Walker, and H. Spratt, R. Tobias, H. Harmon, B. Rock, and Z. Cooper. 2015. Dry needling and the potential for bacterial contamination. Abstracts of Ann. meeting, Tennessee Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, TN.

Lyon, L.M.* and T. J. Gaudin. 2015. Cranial osteology of Holmesina floridanus (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Cingulata, Pampatheriidae), from the Pliocene of Florida. Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Chattanooga, TN.

Moravec, A. R., A. W. Siv, D. J. Shults, M. F. Santiago, S. J. Symes and *D. K. Giles. Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) Affect Phospholipid Composition, Membrane Permeability, Stress Resistance and Biofilm Formation in Pathogenic Vibrio Species. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN, April 1-4, 2015.

Moravec, A. R., A. W. Siv, D. J. Shults, M. F. Santiago, S. J. Symes and *D. K. Giles. Exogenous polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) impact membrane remodeling and affect virulence phenotypes among pathogenic Vibrio species. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, New Orleans, May 30-June 2, 2015.

Moravec,* A. R. and D. K. Giles. Exogenous fatty acids induce phenotypic changes in Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Posters at the Capitol. Nashville, TN. February 25, 2015.

Moravec,* A. R., D. J. Shults, S. J. Symes and D. K. Giles. Exogenous polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) scavenging affects phospholipid composition and virulence phenotypes in Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, New Orleans, May 30-June 2, 2015.

Munir,* S. A., D. J. Shultz, S. J. Symes and D. K. Giles. Exogenous polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) utilization involves phospholipid remodeling and impacts virulence phenotypes in Acinetobacter baumannii.  American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, New Orleans, May 30-June 2, 2015.

Munir,* S. A., D. J. Shultz, S. J. Symes and D. K. Giles. The incorporation of exogenous fatty acids confers antimicrobial peptide resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii. Posters at the Capitol. Nashville, TN. February 25, 2015.

Munir,* S. A., D. J. Shultz, S. J. Symes, and D. K. Giles. Exposure to Exogenous Fatty Acids Impacts Phospholipid Composition, Membrane Permeability and Virulence Phenotypes in Acinetobacter baumannii. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN, April 1-4.

Munir,* S. A., D. J. Shultz, S. J. Symes, and D. K. Giles. Scavenging Fatty Acids Confers Phenotypic Advantages to Acinetobacter baumannii. National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Eastern Washington University, April 16-18, 2015.

Schorr MS, Genard LM*, Saylor CF. 2015. Spatiotemporal patterns in the distribution and abundance of the introduced Redbreast Sunfish (Lepomis auritus) and native Longear Sunfish (L. megalotis; Centrarchidae) in reservoirs of the Tennessee River drainage. Annual Meeting (2015) of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Shaw, J., J. Harris, T. Perkins, and A. Morris. 2015. Molecular genetic studies of Ozark chinquapin (Castanea ozarkensis) populations. Annual Meeting of the Ozark Chinquapin Foundation. 13 March 2015. Rogers, AR.

Siv,* A. W., L. V. Norbash, D. J. Shults, S. J. Symes and D. K. Giles. Exogenous Fatty Acids Affect Phospholipid Structure, Membrane Remodeling, Biofilm Formation and Susceptibility to Environmental Stress in Vibrio vulnificus. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN, April 1-4.

Siv,* A. W., L. V. Norbash, D. J. Shults, S. J. Symes and D. K. Giles. Exogenous polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) impact Vibrio vulnificus phospholipid remodeling, biofilm formation, and resistance to environmental stresses.  American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, New Orleans, May 30-June 2, 2015.

Beavers, C. and E.A. Carver. The Effects of E-cigarette Solutions on Cell Growth (Poster). UTC Research Day, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee. March 21, 2014.

Carver, Ethan. 2014. Research talk at the Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. October 20, 2014.

Chatzimanolis, S. 2014. The evolution of myrmecophily in xanthopygine rove beetles. University of Oslo, Norway (Invited).

Chatzimanolis, S. 2014. Diversity of rove beetles in Spanish amber. UTC Research Day, March 2014.

Chatzimanolis, S. 2014. The evolution of myrmecophily in xanthopygine rove beetles. UTC Biology seminar series.

Chatzimanolis, S. and A. Brunke*. 2014. The evolution of myrmecophily in xanthopygine rove beetles. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.

Craddock, Hill. TEDx talk in Chattanooga in October. The YouTube version has been viewed more than 1400 times in the past four months: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz_NgKnVKxE.

Craddock. J.H. 2014. The Tennessee Report. Technical Report to USDA NE-1333: Biological Improvement of Chestnut through Technologies that Address Management of the Species, its Pathogens and Pests. 6-5 September 2014, La Crosse, WI.

Dillard*, M.J. and T.P. Wilson. 2014. Lewis Award: The spatial ecology of the eastern box turtle in urban and fragmented landscapes of southeast Tennessee. The Tennessee Herpetological Society, Belmont University, Nashville TN. September 2014.

Estes, D., *A. Floden, T. Whitsell, J. Shaw, and B. Keener. Untangling the viny viornas: taxonomic studies in the genus Clematis (Ranunculaceae). Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Spartanburg, SC, April 2-5, 2104.

Gaudin, T. 2014. Of faeries, softballs, and the invasion of the Flying Killer Armadillos. Lecture for Staff of Nashville Zoo, May 22, 2014.

Hayes, L.D. 2014.Mammalian plural breeding: Why Bother? UC-Davis.

Hayes, L.D. 2014.Mammalian plural breeding: Why Bother? Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, Strasbourg, France.

Hayes, L.D. 2014.Mammalian plural breeding: Why Bother? University of Memphis.

Irick,* Z., and J. Shaw. 2014. Preliminary vascular plant flora of the Big Soddy Creek Gorge, Hamilton and Sequatchie counties, TN. Paper presented at the Tennessee Academy of Sciences, meeting in Morristown, TN.

Kajita, Yukie, Obrycki, J. 2014. Predatory Lady Beetles - Global opportunities for biological control and challenges as invasive species.  62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA)  (Symposium organizer).

Klug, H. Parental care, filial cannibalism, & the evolution of social behavior; H. Klug. Invited presentation: Breeding System Evolution Workshop, Sun-Yat Sen University, Guandong, China, Aug. 2014.

Klug, H. The (mis)measurement of sexual selection; University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Biological & Environmental Sciences Seminar Series, November 2014.

Klug, H., Farnsley, S., Kuhajda, B., George, A. Escaping evolutionary history: Training an endangered fish to escape an evolutionary trap (Oral presentation). International Society for Behavioral Ecology Congress; NYC, July 2014.

Lyon, L.M.* and T. J. Gaudin. 2014. Premaxillae of the Extinct Megalonychid Sloths Acratocnus, Neocnus, and Megalonyx, and their Phylogenetic Implications (Mammalia, Xenarthra). Abstracts of the 7th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology, Jackson, MS.

Mejia MB, Carver TA, Kovach MJ (2014) An Analysis of Differentially Expressed Genes in the Context of Cochlear Malfunction in Charcot-Marie Tooth Syndrome. Southeastern Biology 61(3):359-360.

Mikelson CK, Mejia MB, Kovach MJ (2014) A Feasibility Study of Utilizing a Biocompatible Nanofiber Matrix for Bone Regeneration.  Southeastern Biology 61(3):310-311.

Mikelson, C ; Dire, L ; Troisi, J ; Adair, D ; Salafia, C ; Richards, S. Perinatal Effects of Gestational Metals Exposures: Evidence for Gender-Specific Fetal Toxicity. Birth Defects Research Part A-Clinical And Molecular Teratology  Volume: 100, Issue: 5, Page: 418 Published: May 2014.

Morris, A.B., O.R. Leonard, C. Germaine-Aubrey, and J. Shaw. 2014. Markers in time and space: The current state of the field of plant phylogeography. presented at Botany 2014 in Boise, ID.

O’Neill, E.M. “Past, Present, and Future Research in Molecular Ecology of Amphibians and Reptiles.” Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Herpetological Society at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

O’Neill, E.M.  2014. “Bacterial Symbionts of the Introduced Lady Beetle, Coccinella septempunctata”. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Portland, OR.

Perkins, M.T. and J.H Craddock. 2014. The effect of phosphite fungicides on mycorrhiza formation in a family of BC4 Chinese-American chestnut seedlings. Technical Report to USDA NE-1333: Biological Improvement of Chestnut through Technologies that Address Management of the Species, its Pathogens and Pests. 6-5 September 2014, La Crosse, WI.

Prater,* A., and J. Shaw. 2014. The vascular flora of the Lula Lake Land Trust on Lookout Mountain in Walker County, GA. Paper presented at the Tennessee Academy of Sciences, meeting in Morristown, TN.

Prater,* R.A. and J. Shaw. 2014. The vascular flora of Lula Lake Land Trust on Lookout Mountain in Walker Co. Georgia. Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Spartanburg, SC.

Raymond G*, Boyd J. How do light availability and soil characteristics affect growth and reproduction of Platanthera integrilabia (white fringeless orchid)? Poster presentation. Association of Southeastern Biologists. Spartanburg, SC. April 2014.

Reynolds, B., and T.P. Wilson. 2014. “A walk in the woods: battling herpetophobia among non-science majors”.  The Tennessee Herpetological Society, Belmont University, Nashville TN.  September 2014.

Reynolds, B.R., & Wilson, T.P. “Transformational Leadership, Hands-On Herpetology, and Reflective Journaling: Impacting Student Conservation Ethic.” Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2014.

Reynolds, B.R., & Wilson, T.P. 2014. “A Walk in the Woods: Battling Herpetophobia among Non-Science Majors.” Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2014.

Reynolds, B.R., & Wilson, T.P. 2014. “Lessons Learned Using Transformational Leadership and Reflective Journaling: A Case for Hands-on Herpetology.” Association for Southeastern Biologists Meeting, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 2014.

Richards, S.  2014. Pharmaceuticals in the Aquatic Environment. Presented to UTC Sigma Xi, Chattanooga, TN on March 5th, 2014. Invited Presentation.

Russo L*, Montgomery C, Hoover D*, Odell J*, Raymond G*, Boyd J. Invasive plant species distribution and abundance in Tennessee Army National Guard Volunteer Training Sites: from ground surveys to Geographic Information System layers. Poster presentation. Association of Southeastern Biologists. Spartanburg, SC. April 2014.

Shaw, J. D. Estes, and A. Morris. 2014. Digitization of Tennessee herbarium collections. Paperpresented at the Tennessee Academy of Sciences, meeting in Morristown, TN.

Simpson*, J.F. III, & T.P. Wilson.  2014.  An Assessment of a Herpetofaunal Community in Southeastern Tennessee: Ecology, Biodiversity, Threats, and Conservation Status. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2014.

Spratt, H. G., Jr., M. M. Brown, T.  E. Liner, and W. C. Hayes. 2014. Development of sporulating bacterial cultures for incorporation into pervious concrete before curing. Abstracts of Ann. meeting, Assoc. SE Biologists, Spartanburg, SC (Southeastern Biology 61:314-315).

Szarka*, G.W., & T.P. Wilson. 2014. Sampling Amphibians and Reptiles in Southeastern Tennessee:  Lessons Learned and Implications for Conservation and Management. Association for Southeastern Biologists Meeting, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 2014.

Szarka*, G.W., & T.P. Wilson.  2014.  Sampling Amphibians and Reptiles in Southeastern Tennessee:  Lessons Learned and Implications for Conservation and Management. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2014.

Wilson, T., Barbosa, J., Carver, E., Reynolds, B., and Team Salamander. An Assessment of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection in Two Species of Ranid Frogs on a Former United States Department of Defense (DoD) Installation in Southeastern Tennessee (Poster).  Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Chattanooga, Tennessee. July 30-August 3, 2014.

Wilson, T.P., A. Carroll, J. Simpson*, C. Manis* & Team Salamander*. 2014. “Amphibians, Wetlands and the Faces of Development:  Who gets the Gig?” Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2014.

Wilson, T.P., B. Reynolds, and Team Salamander*.  2014.   “The importance of biological field stations in local conservation and education: a UTC perspective”.  The Tennessee Herpetological Society, Belmont University, Nashville TN.  September 2014.

Wilson, T.P., Barbosa, J., Carver, E., Reynolds, B.R., & Team Salamander*. 2014. “An Assessment of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection in Two Species of Ranid Frogs on a Former United States Department of Defense (DOD) Installation in Southeastern Tennessee.” Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2014.

Wilson, T.P., C. Manis*, S. Moss*, R. Minton*, M. Schorr, and Team Turtle*. 2014. “Sex ratios and size dimorphisms in the Tennessee River Gorge turtle community”.  The Tennessee Herpetological Society, Belmont University, Nashville TN.  September 2014.

Wilson, T.P., J. Barbosa, E. Carver, B. Reynolds and Team Salamander*. 2014. “An assessment of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in two species of ranid frogs on a former United States Department of Defense (DoD) installation in southeastern).   The Tennessee Herpetological Society, Belmont University, Nashville TN.  September 2014.

Wilson, T.P., J. Simpson*, B. Reynolds, P. Bakland*, N. Hunt*, S.Madsen*, R. Altonen*, B. Bird*, M. Cooksey*, W. Grigsby*, M.Taylor*, M. Dillard*, M. Wisdom*, A. Mericier*, G.Szarka*, J. Hooper*, C. Manis*, T.M. Wilson*, and Team Salamander*.  2014.  “Team Salamander and its evolution in becoming the longest-running group studies initiative at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC)”.  The Tennessee Herpetological Society, Belmont University, Nashville TN.  September 2014.

Wilson, T.P., J.F Simpson*, B.R.Reynolds, P.E.Bakland*, N.Hunt*, S.Madsen*, R.Altonen*, B.Bird*, M.Cooksey*, W.Grigsby*, M.Taylor*, M.Dillard*, M.Wisdom*, A.Mericier*, G.Szarka*, J.Hooper*, C.Manis*, T.M.Wilson*, & Team Salamander*. 2014. “Team Salamander and its Evolution in Becoming the Longest Running Group Studies Initiative at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC).” Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2014.

Wilson, T.P., P. Bakland*, N. Hunt*, S. Madsen*, R. Altonen*, T.M. Wilson*, and Team Salamander*. 2014. “In the shadows of a brownfield:  Nest site selection by marbled salamanders (Ambystoma opacum) in an isolated wetland in southeastern Tennessee:.”  Association for Southeastern Biologists Meeting, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 2014.

Wilson, T.P., P. Bakland*, N. Hunt*, S. Madsen*, R. Altonen*, T.M. Wilson*, and Team Salamander*. 2014. “In the shadows of a brownfield at the dawn of Gig City:  nest site selection by marbled salamanders (Ambystoma opacum) in an isolated wetland in southeastern Tennessee”. The Tennessee Herpetological Society, Belmont University, Nashville TN.  September 2014.

Wilson, T.P., P.E. Bakland*, N. Hunt*, S.Madsen*, R.Altonen*, T.M.Wilson*, & Team Salamander*. 2104. In the Shadows of a Brownfield at the Dawn of Gig City:  Nest Site Selection by Marbled Salamanders (Ambystoma opacum) in an Isolated Wetland in Southeastern Tennessee. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2014.

Wilson,T.P., A. Carroll, J. Simpson*, C. Manis* and Team Salamander*.  2014.  “Amphibians, wetlands and the faces of development: who gets the gig?”  The Tennessee Herpetological Society, Belmont University, Nashville TN.  September 2014.

Barbosa, J., Morris, R., Ayres, M. 2013. 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, Providence, RI.

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., R, J. Shaw, and J. Boyd. 2013.Impacts of large mammal herbivory on Scutellaria montana Chapm. at the Tennessee Army National Guard Training Site, Catoosa County, Georgia. Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Charleston, WV.

*Carpenter, C., T. Gaudin, T. Wilson, and J. Shaw. 2013. Phylogeography of short-tailed shrews (Blarina) of southeast Tennessee.  Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Charleston, WV.

Craddock, H. Milestones along the road to restoration of the American chestnut to Tennessee forests. Report to the USDA NE1033 Multi-state Regional Project " Biological Improvement of Chestnut through Technologies that Address Management of the Species, its Pathogens and Pests,” 5-7 September 2013, Berea, KY.

Craddock, H. The Chestnut: A Tree Crop Archetype. Sigma Xi Awards Ceremony. UTC, April 2013.

Craddock, H. The Cultivated Varieties of Chestnut. 30th Annual Meeting of The American Chestnut Foundation, 18-20 October 2013, Herndon, VA  (available on line at http://www.acf.org/annualmeeting.php).

Craddock, H. The Chestnut: Tree Crop Archetype. Dalton Science Café. October 2013, Dalton, GA.

Craddock, H. Chestnuts at 212 Market: A Wine and Chestnut Pairing. With recipes by Chef Susan Moses. 22 November 2013, 212 Market Restaurant, Chattanooga, TN http://www.212market.com/2013/11/212-markets-local-chestnut-week/.

Craddock, H. Chestnut Research at UTC. Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation,1 March 2014, Morrison, TN

Dennis, W.M. and J. Shaw. 2013. Taxonomy of Clematis subgenus Viorna and speciation in subsection Viornae. Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Charleston, 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).

Gaudin, T. Invasion of the Flying Killer Armadillos. Lecture for UTC Wildlife-Zoology Club, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, March 25, 2013.

Gaudin, T. Armadillos and the Mammal Tree of Life. Public lecture for Alexian Village Continuing Ed lecture series, Chattanooga, Tennessee, October 29, 2013.

*Harris, A., J. Shaw, and J.H. Craddock. 2013. A floral survey and census of American chestnut at Bendabout Farm, Bradley County, TN.  Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Charleston, WV.

Hayes, L.D. 2013. Mammalian plural breeding: Why Bother? University of North Carolina-Asheville.

Hayes, L.D. 2013. Mammalian plural breeding: Why Bother? Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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

Klug, H. Parental care, filial cannibalism, & the evolution of social behavior: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, Sept. 2013.

Klug, HParental care, filial cannibalism, & the evolution of social behavior: Southern Adventist University, Biology Department, March 2013.

Mikelson, C., J. Troisi, M. Kovach, S. Symes. D. Adair, K. Johnson, Z. Lin, S. Richards. Analysis of elemental composition and 11β-HSD2 expression in human placenta: relationship with birth weight in Chattanooga, TN.  Abstracts of the 2013 Society of Environmental Toxicologists and Chemists. November 11-15, 2013. Nashville, TN.

Odell J*, Sikkema J*, Hoover D*, Raymond G*, Boyd J. Ten years of monitoring of federally threatened Scutellaria montana in Catoosa County, Georgia: findings and recommendations.  Oral presentation. Tennessee Academy of Science. Tullahoma, TN. November 2013.

Reynolds, B.R., & Wilson, T.P. “Building a Conservation Ethic in Non-Science Majors through Hands-On Herpetology.” University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Instructional Excellence Retreat, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2013.

Shafer, H.L.*, M.S. Schorr, M. Kovach, and J. Shaw. 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.

Shaw, J. 2013. Herbaria are keystone to botanical research from field studies and building taxonomic guides to database creation, modeling, policy formation, and even the search for variable molecular markers.  eminar given at Middle Tennessee State University.

Shaw, J. 2013. DNA studies on the Ozark Chinquapin. Presented via Skype for the Ozark Chinquapin Foundation meeting at Hobbs State Park in Rogers Arkansas.

Shaw, J. and W. M. Dennis. 2013. A preliminary phylogeny of Clematis subg. Viorna (Ranunculaceae): toward the understanding of the complex biogeographic patterns of this taxon.  Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Charleston, WV.

Sircy, L.M. and E.A. Carver. Evaluation Of Skeletal Muscle Developmental Mutations in Danio Rerio (Poster) Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. May 13-15, 2013.

Sircy, L.M. and E.A. Carver. Evaluation Of Skeletal Muscle Developmental Mutations in Danio Rerio (Poster) UTC Research Day, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee. April 2, 2013.

Spratt, H.G., Jr., M.M. Brown, T.M. Gann, D.B. Wilson. 2013. The influence of bacterial growth in pores of pervious concrete on the flow of water through pervious pavements.  Abstracts of Ann. Meeting, Assoc. SE Biologists, Charleston WV (Southeastern Biology 60:211).

Wilson, D.B., K.A.Harris, and H.G. Spratt, Jr. 2013. Mineralization of the herbicide simazine in golf course pond sediment: Comparison of passive bioremediation, biostimulation, and bioagumentation. Abstracts of Ann. Meeting, Assoc. SE Biologists, Charleston, WV (Southeastern Biology 60:210-211).

Wilson, T.P., Armstrong,* D.S., Bascom, M., Barbosa, J., Carver, E., *Dillard, M., Reynolds, B., *Simpson, J.F., *Wisdom, M.T., and C.B. Manis*. A Swamp Walkers Journal. Herpetology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  (Poster) UTC Research Day, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee. April 2, 2013.

Wilson, T.P., D. Armstrong,* and J. Simpson.* 2013. Demographic Characteristics and Genetic Status of an Isolated Population Of Spotted Salamanders: Implications For Management and Recovery. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Oct. 5-10, 2013, Milwaukee, WI.

Wilson, T.P., D. Armstrong, M. Bascom, J. Barbosa, E. Carver, M. Dillard, B. Reynolds, J. Simpson, M. Wisdom, and C. Manis. 2013. A Swamp-Walker’s Journal: Herpetology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Southeastern Partners for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Feb. 21-24, 2013. Hickory Knob State Park, SC.

*Wisdom, M.D., T.P. Wilson, B. Reynolds, and M.J. Dillard.*  2013. Constructing Vernal Pools to Create and Enhance Amphibian Habitat. Southeastern Partners for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation. Feb. 21-24, 2013.  Hickory Knob State Park, SC.

*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.

*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, 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.

*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.

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.

*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, *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.

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

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.

Shaw, J. H. Shafer, and M. Kovach. 2012. Chloroplast DNA sequence utility for inference of low-level or phylogeographic relationships among plants. Paper presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Athens, GA.

*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).

*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, 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).

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

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.

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.

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.

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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