THOMAS H. GOSNELL SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES

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Gregory Babbitt

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

GA, Babbitt. "Synonymous codon bias and functional constraint on GC3-related DNA backbone dynamics in the prokaryotic nucleoid." NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH 42. 17 (2014): 10915-10926. Print. *

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Larry Buckley

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Invited Article/Publication

Buckley, Larry, et al. "A Checklist of The Iguanas of The World (Iguanidae; Iguaninae)." IUCN Iguana Specialist Group (ISG). (2014). Web.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Santonocito, Melissa and Larry Buckley. "Comparison of Molecular and Morphological Analyses of Iguanid Evolution." Annual Meeting of the Rochester Academy of Science. State University of New York at Brockport. Brockport, New York. 15 Nov. 2014. Conference Presentation.

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Sandra Connelly

Principal Lecturer
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Connelly, Sandi. "How I Flipped My Class – Or, What I did Last Semester!" Cornell University Flipped Class Workshop. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. 19 Jun. 2014. Keynote Speech.

Connelly, Sandi. "Course Design on the Quick." New Faculty Orientation. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, United States. 14 Aug. 2014. Lecture.

Connelly, Sandi. "How I Flipped My Class – Or, Why I Did What I Did!" EdTech Showcase. National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Rochester, NY. 12 Nov. 2014. Lecture.

Connelly, Sandi. "Identifying Life on Earth (& Elsewhere?)." Introduction to Astronomy Course. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY. 9 Dec. 2014. Guest Lecture.

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Feng Cui

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Cui, Feng and Victor B. Zhurkin. "Rotational Positioning of Nucleosomes Facilitates Selective Binding of p53 to Response Elements Associated with Cell Cycle Arrest." Nucleic Acids Research 42. 2 (2014): 836-847. Print. ˜

Cui, Feng, et al. "Prediction of Nucleosome Rotational Positioning in Yeast and Human Genomes Based on Sequence-dependent DNA Anisotropy." BMC Bioinformatics 15. (2014): 313. Print. ˜

Alharbi, Bader A., et al. "nuMap: A Web Platform for Accurate Prediction of Nucleosome Positioning." Genomics Proteomics and Bioinformatics 12. 5 (2014): 249-253. Print. ˜

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Irene Evans

Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Butera, Adam M., Henry D. Ophardt, and Irene M. Evans. "Utilizing 3-D Collagen Cultures to Represent In Vivo Cancerous Tumors and to Test Targeted Molecular Imaging Agents (TMIAs)." Proceedings of the American Society for Cell Biology, Dec 6-10, 2014, Philadelphia , PA. Ed. Unknown. Philadelphia, PA: n.p., 2014. Web. ˜

Ophardt, Henry D., et al. "Using Targeted Molecular Imaging Agents to Evaluate Differences Between Two- and Three-Dimensional Cell Culture Cancer Models." Proceedings of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), Dec 6-10 2014, Philadelphia , PA. Ed. Unknown. Philadelphia, PA: Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2014. Print. ˜

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Ophardt, Henry D., Adam M. Butera, and Irene M. Evans. "Targeted Molecular Imaging Agents: Use in Evaluating 2D and 3D Cancer Models." Rochester Academy of Science Annual Meeting. Rochester Academy of Science. Brockport, NY. 15 Nov. 2014. Conference Presentation. ˜

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Andre Hudson

Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, Color Science
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Gan, HM, et al. "Whole Genome Sequencing and Analysis Reveal Insights Into The Genetic Structure, Diversity And Evolutionary Relatedness Of Luxi And Luxr Homologs in Bacteria Belonging the Sphingomonadaceae Family." Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology 4. 188 (2014) Web. *

Gan, HY, et al. "Whole Genome Sequences of Four Oligotrophic Bacteria Isolated From Deep Within a Cave (>400 M): Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico." Genome Announcements 2. 6 (2014): 0. Web. *

Babbitt, GA, et al. "Synonymous Codon Bias and Functional Constraint on GC3-related DNA Backbone Dynamics in the Prokaryotic Nucleoid." Nucleic Acids Research 42. 17 (2914): 10915-10926. Print. *

Triassi, AJ, et al. "A Putative Target for the Development of Narrow–Spectrum Antibacterial Compounds." Frontiers in Microbiology 5. (2014): 509. Web. ˜

HY, Gan,, et al. "Whole Genome Sequences of Thirteen Endophytic Bacteria Isolated Fom Shrub Willow (Salix) Grown in Geneva, New York." Genome Announc. 2. 3 (2014): 0. Web. *

MR, Oliver,, et al. "The Purification, Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Two Isoforms of Meso-diaminopimelate Decarboxylase From Arabidopsis Thaliana." Acta Cryst F 70. (2014): 663-668. Print. *

HM, Gan,, et al. "High Quality Whole Genome Sequences of Three Strains of Enterobacter sp. Isolated from Jamaican Dioscorea Cayenensis (Yellow Yam)." Genome Announc. 13. 2 (2014): 0. Web. *

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Kara Maki

Associate Professor
School of Mathematical Sciences, Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Li, Longfei, et al. "Tear Film Dynamics with Evaporation, Wetting, and Time-dependent Flux Boundary Condition on an Eye-shaped Domain." Physics of Fluids 26. 5 (2014): 52101. Print. *

Maki, Kara L. and David S. Ross. "Exchange of Tears under a Contact Lens Is Driven by Distortions of the Contact Lens." Integrative and Comparative Biology 54. 6 (2014): 1043-1050. Print. *

Lee, S. H., et al. "Gravity-driven Instability of a Thin Liquid Film Underneath a Soft Solid." Physical Review E 90. 5 (2014): 53009. Print. *

Invited Paper

Maki, Kara L. and David S. Ross. "A New Model for the Suction Pressure Under A Contact Lens." Journal of Biological Systems. (2014). Print. *

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Dina Newman

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Wright, Kate L., J. Nick Fisk, and Dina L. Newman. "DNA → RNA: What Do Students Think the Arrow Means?" CBE-Life Sciences Education 13. 2 (2014): 338-348. Print. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Stark, Louisa, Dina L. Newman, and Joseph Devaney. "Ethical Decision Making Frameworks in the Classroom." Undergraduate Faculty Genetics Education Workshop. American Society of Human Genetics. San Diego, CA. 25 Oct. 2014. Conference Presentation. ∆

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Michael Osier

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Osier, Michael V. "A Board Game for Undergraduate Genetics Vocabulary and Concept Review: The Pathway Shuffle." Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education. (2014) Web. *

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Michael Savka

Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Gan, HY, et al. "Whole-Genome Sequences of Five Oligotrophic Bacteria Isolated from Deep within Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico." Genome Announcements 2. 6 (2014): 1-2. Web. *

Triassi, AJ, et al. "L,L-diaminopimelate Aminotransferase (DapL): A Putative Target for the Development of Narrow-spectrum Antibacterial Compounds." Frontiers in Microbiology 5. 509 (2014): 1-10. Web. *

Gan, HM, et al. "High-Quality Draft Whole-Genome Sequences of Three Strains of Enterobacter Isolated from Jamaican Dioscorea cayenensis (Yellow Yam)." Genome Announcements 2. 2 (2014): 1-2. Web. *

Gan, HY, et al. "Whole-genome Sequences of 13 Endophytic Bacteria Isolated From Shrub Willow (Salix) Grown in Geneva, New York." Genome Announc. 2. 3 (2014): 1-2. Web. *

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Gary Skuse

Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Lopatto, D., et al. "A Central Support System Can Facilitate Implementation and Sustainability of a Classroom-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) in Genomics." CBE Life Science Education 13. 4 (2014): 711-723. Print. *

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Susan Smith

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Editor

Smith, Susan B., ed. Condor: Ornithological Applications. Petaluma, CA: Central Ornithology Publication Office, 2014. Print.

Smith, Susan B., ed. Northeastern Naturalist. Steuben, ME: Eagle Hill Institute, 2014. Print.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Sood, Harshita, et al. "What Birds Eat and Why: Nutritional Differernces in Fruits Among Sites and Growing Seasons." Rochester Academy of Science 41st Annual Paper Session. SUNY College at Brockport. Brockport, NY. 15 Nov. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Oberkircher, Meghan, Calvin Carrington, and Susan B. Smith. "Seasonal Variation in Plasma Triglyceride Levels in Three Species of Migratory Songbirds." Rochester Academy of Science 41st Annual Paper Session. SUNY College at Brockport. Brockport, NY. 15 Nov. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Pagano, Todd, Stephanie Schroeder, and Susan B. Smith. "Fingerprinting the Biochemical Make-up of Fruits Available to Migratory Birds via Multidimensional Fluorescence and Chemometrics." Annual Meeting of the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists. AOU/COS/CSO. Estes Park, CO. 25 Sep. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Smith, Susan B., et al. "Nutritional Composition of Native and Invasive Fruits Consumed by Migrating Birds at Stopover Sites in the Western Finger Lakes Region of New York." Annual Meeting of the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists. AOU/COS/SCO. Estes Park, CO. 24 Sep. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Pagano, Todd, et al. "Fingerprinting the Antioxidant Components of Wild Fruits Using Multidimensional Fluorescence and Chemometric Analysis." National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. ACS. San Francisco, CA. 12 Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Merchant, Charmaine R., et al. "Modified Colorimetric Microplate Assay for the Analysis of Protein in Wild Fruit Extracts." National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. ACS. San Francisco, CA. 11 Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Ulerio-Nunez, Franley, et al. "Characterization of Antioxidant Components in Wild Fruits Common to the Western Finger Lakes Region of New York." National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. ACS. San Francisco, CA. 11 Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Ross, Annemarie D., Susan B. Smith, and Todd Pagano. "Developing an Inclusive Environment for Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Students in Undergraduate Research Programs." National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. ACS. San Francisco, CA. 11 Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Ross, Annemarie D. and Susan B. Smith. "Conducting Scientific Research with Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Undergrads." Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. Grand Valley State University. Allendale, MI. 5 Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Smith, Susan B. "Fruit Chemistry of Native and Invasive Plants and the Physiological Implications for Migratory Birds." Wilson Ornithological Society Annual Meeting. WOS. Newport, RI. 31 May 2014. Conference Presentation.

Pagano, Todd, et al. "Multidimensional Fluorescence of Fruits: A Novel Technique for the Fingerprinting of Nutritional Quality." Wilson Ornithological Society Annual Meeting. WOS. Newport, RI. 31 May 2014. Conference Presentation.

Smith, Susan B. "The New Silent Spring? Climate Change and Invasive Species as Threats to Migratory Birds." Science Today Lecture. SUNY College at Oswego. Oswego, NY. 28 Apr. 2014. Lecture.

Smith, Susan B. "The New Silent Spring? Climate Change and Invasive Species as Threats to Migratory Birds." Biology Department Fall Seminar Series. SUNY College at Geneseo. Geneseo, NY. 14 Nov. 2014. Lecture.

Merchant, Charmaine R., et al. "Biochemical Analysis of the Nutritional Components of Native and Invasive Fruits in Rochester, NY." Rochester ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium. RIT. Rochester, NY. 26 Apr. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Sankoh, Amie, et al. "Analysis of Phenolic and Antioxidant Components in Tea using Multidimensional Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Chemometrics." Rochester ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium. RIT. Rochester, NY. 26 Apr. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Ross, Annemarie D., Susan B. Smith, and Todd Pagano. "Encouraging Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in Undergraduate Research at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology." National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. ACS. Dallas, TX. 16 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Ross, Annemarie D., Susan B. Smith, and Todd Pagano. "Academic Benefits of the Online ACS Climate Change Toolkit for Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Students." National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. ACS. Dallas, TX. 16 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Sankoh, Amie, et al. "Analysis of Phenolic Compounds in Tea Using Multidimensional Fluorescence Spectroscopy with Amie Sankoh." National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. ACS. Dallas, TX. 17 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation.

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Hyla Sweet

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Coots, Ashley, et al. "Specific Cell-type Staining and Imaging of Eucidaris Tribuloides Embryos." Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XXII. Marine Biological Laboratory. Woods Hole, MA. 24 Apr. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Freyn, Alec, et al. "Swimming Behavior in Embryos and Larvae of the Brooding Brittle star Ophioplocus Esmarki." Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XXII. Marine Biological Laboratory. Woods Hole, MA. 24 Apr. 2014. Conference Presentation.

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Anna Tyler

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Ryen, Erinn, et al. "Community Ecology Perspectives on the Structural and Functional Evolution of Consumer Electronics." Journal of Industrial Ecology 18. (2014): 708-721. Print. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Thorner, Carol, Anna Christina Tyler, and Michelle Guidone. "Herbivory and Trophic Impacts on Macroalgal Blooms." Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. Portland, OR. 25 May 2014. Conference Presentation.

Tyler, Anna Christina, Michael Burkett, and Nicole Kinlock. "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes in Small Urban and Suburban Ponds." Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. Portland, OR. 24 May 2014. Conference Presentation.

Hane, Elizabeth N, Anna Christina Tyler, and Karl Korfmacher. "Using Program Assessment in an Environmental Science Program." Assessment Network of New York. Assessment Network of New York. Rochester, NY. 24 Apr. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Border, Charles, et al. "Ecological Impacts of Nano-iron Phosphate Released from Waste Lithium ion Batteries." Finger Lakes Research Conference. Finger Lakes Institute. Geneva, NY. 21 Nov. 2014. Conference Presentation.

Border, Charles, et al. "Ecological Impacts of Nano-iron Phosphate Released from Waste Lithium ion Batteries." Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference. Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization. Boston, MA. 2 Nov. 2014. Conference Presentation.

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Leslie Kate Wright

Associate Professor
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
College of Science

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Wright, L. Kate, J. Nick Fisk, and Dina L Newman. "DNA → RNA: What Do Students Think the Arrow Means?" CBE-Life Sciences Education 13. 2 (2014): 338-348. Print. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Wright, L.Kate and Dina L. Newman. "Confusion Surrounding the Synthesis of Macromolecules From Building Blocks: A Crucial Gap Revealed." 4th Annual Society for Advancement of Undergraduate Education Conference. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN. Minneapolis, MN. 17-20 Jul. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

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