Graduate Publications

Graduate student authors in bold

2013

Berry ZC and WK Smith.  2013.  Cloud Immersion: an important water source for spruce and fir saplings in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Oecologia, in press.

 

Berry ZC and WK Smith.  2013.  Experimental cloud immersion and foliar water uptake in saplings of Abies fraseri and Picea rubens. Trees: Structure and Function, doi: 10.1007/s00468-013-0934-5.

 

Berry ZC and WK Smith.  2013.  Ecophysiological importance of cloud immersion in a relic spruce-fir forest at elevational boundaries, southern Appalachian Mountains, USA.  Oecologia, doi: 10.1007/s00442-013-2653-4.

Browne RA, SA Maveety, EL Cooper, and KN Riley. 2013. Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) species composition in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Southeastern Naturalist, in press

Corcoran, AJ, RD Wagner, and WE Conner. 2013. Optimal predator risk assessment by the sonar-jamming arctiine moth Bertholdia trigona. PLOS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone. 0063609.

Esch, GW, KE Luth, and MR Zimmermann. 2013. The ecology of animal parasites: A review. In Encyclopedia of Food Safety, Y. Motarjemi and L. Gorris (eds.). Elsevier Press, Oxford, U.K. (In press).

Fajardo, D, D Senalik, M Ames, H Zhu, S Steffan, R Harbut, J Polashock, N Vorsa, E Gillespie, K Kron, and J Zalapa. 2013. Complete chloroplast genome sequence of Vaccinium macrocarpon: structure, gene content and rearrangements as revealed by next generation sequencing. Tree Genetics & Genomes 9:489-498.

Gillespie, EL and KA Kron. 2013. Molecular phylogenetic relationships and morphological evolution within the Tribe Phyllodoceae (Ericoideae, Ericaceae). Systematic Botany 38:752-763.

Gillespie, EL and KA Kron. 2013. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the circumboreal genus Cassiope (Ericaceae) reveals trends in some morphological and wood anatomy characters and likely reticulate evolution. Rhodora in press.

Grace JK, EM Tompkins, and DJ Anderson.  2013.  Leucistic adult large cactus finch (Geospiza conirostris) on Española Island, Galápagos: a potential continuation of nestling beak color.  Wilson Journal of Ornithology, in press.

Griffith, DM and TM Anderson. 2013. Responses of African grasses in the genus Sporobolus to defoliation and sodium stress: tradeoffs, cross-tolerance, or independent responses? Plants 2:712-725.

Jasmin JN and C Zeyl.  2013.  Rapid evolution of cheating mitochondrial genomes in small yeast populations.Evolution, in press.

Jasmin JN and C Zeyl.  2013.  Evolution of pleiotropic costs in experimental populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26:1363-1369.

Klosterman, ML, H Chrispeels, B Reagan,SR Lundy, CL Browne, and GK Muday.  2013. That’s a tomato? Using a familiar food to explore genetic variation.” Science Activities, in press.

Lewis, DR, AL Olex, SR Lundy, WH Turkett, JS Fetrow, and GK Muday.  2013.  A kinetic analysis of the auxin transcriptome reveals cell wall remodeling proteins that modulate lateral root development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 25: 3329-3346.

Maness, TJ and DJ Anderson.  2013.  Juvenile survival in birds.  Ornithological Monographs No. 78.

Maveety SA, RA Browne, and TL Erwin. 2013. Carabid beetle diversity related to altitude and seasonality in the Peruvian Andes. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, in press.

Maveety SA and RA Browne. 2013. Patterns of carabid beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) morphology along an altitudinal gradient. Ecological Entomology, in press.

Pronko AJ, BM Perlman, and MA Ashley-Ross. 2013. Launches, squiggles, and pounces, oh my: the water-land transition in mangrove rivulus (Kryptolebias marmoratus). Journal of Experimental Biology, 216: 3988-3995.

Riley, KN and RA Browne. 2013. New species of beetle (Coleoptera:Carabidae) Radina caudata to North Carolina. Coleopterist Bulletin, in press.

Saunders CJ, WY Li, TD Patel, JA Muday, and WL Silver.  2013.  Dissecting the role of TRPV1 in detecting multiple trigeminal irritants in three behavioral assays for sensory irritation F1000Research 2:74 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.2-74.v1).

Schuster, TM, SD Setaro, and KA Kron. 2013. Age estimates for the buckwheat family Polygonaceae based on sequence data calibrated by fossils and with a focus on the amphi-Pacific Muehlenbeckia. PlosOne 8:e61261-e61267.

Smith WK and Berry ZC. 2013. Sunflecks? Tree Physiology 33:233-237.

Sukumar, P, G Maloney, and GK Muday. 2013. Localized induction of the ABCB19 auxin transporter enhances adventitious root formation in Arabidopsis.  Plant Physiology 162:1392-1405.

White JC and WK Smith. 2013. Preliminary findings on the water sources in riparian tree species of the southern Appalachian foothills, USA. Riparian Ecology and Conservation, in press.

White JC and WK Smith. 2013. Water sources in riparian trees of the southern Appalachian foothills, USA: A preliminary study with stable isotope analysis. Riparian Ecology and Conservation 1:46-52.

2012

Berry ZC and WK Smith. 2012. Cloud pattern and water relations in Picea rubens and Abies fraseri, southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology  162-163: 27-34.

Braco JT, EL Gillespie, GE Alberto, JE Brenman, and EC Johnson.  2012.  Energy-dependent modulation of glucagon-like signaling in Drosophila via the AMP-activated protein kinase.  Genetics. Jul 13.

Chadwell BA and MA Ashley-Ross. 2012. Musculoskeletal morphology and regionalization within the dorsal and anal fins of bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus). Journal of Morphology, 273: 405-422.

Chadwell BA, EM Standen, GV Lauder,  and MA Ashley-Ross.  2012.  Median fin function during the escape response of bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus).  I: Fin-ray orientation and movement. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 2869-2880.

Chadwell BA , EM Standen, GV Lauder, and MA Ashley-Ross. 2012.  Median fin function during the escape response of bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus).  II: Fin-ray curvature.  Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 2881-2890.

Conner WE and AJ Corcoran.  2012.  Sound strategies: the 65-million-year-old battle between bats and insects. Annual Review of Entomology 57: 21-39.

Corcoran AJ and WE Conner.  2012.  Sonar-jamming in the field: effectiveness and behavior of a unique prey defense. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 4278-4287.

Dobrin SE and SE Fahrbach. 2012.  Visual associative learning in restrained honey bees with intact antennae. PLoS One 7: e37666.

Dobrin SE and SE Fahrbach. 2012. Rho GTPase activity in the honey bee mushroom bodies is correlated with age and foraging experience. Journal of Insect Physiology 58: 228-234.

Eskew EA, SJ Price and ME Dorcas.  2012.  Effects of river flow regulation on anuran occupancy and abundance in riparian zones. Conservation Biology 26:504-512.

Foley SM, SJ Price and ME Dorcas.  2012.  Nest-site selection and nest depredation of semi-aquatic turtles on golf courses. Urban Ecosystems 15:489-497.

Friesen LR and RE. Kuhn. 2012.  Fluorescent microscopy of viable Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.  Journal of Parasitology 98: 509-512.

Gillespie, EL and KA Kron. 2012. A new tribe, Bryantheae (Ericoideae: Ericaceae), composed of disjunct genera from South America and Japan. Brittonia 64: 73–75.

Jasmin J-N, M Dillon, and C Zeyl.  2012.  The yield of experimental yeast populations declines during selection.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:4382-4388..

Jasmin J-N and C Zeyl.  2012.  Life-history evolution and density-dependent growth in experimental populations of yeast.  Evolution  66:3789-3802.

Liu, X, J Wu, G Clark, S Lundy, M Lim, D Arnold, J Chan, W Tang, GK Muday, G Gardner, and SJ Roux.  2012.  Role for apyrases in polar auxin transport in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology160:1985-1995.

Miller, GD, MZ Jenks, M Vendela, J Norris, and GK Muday.  2012.  Influence of weight loss, body composition, and lifestyle behaviors on plasma adipokines:  a randomized weight loss trial in older men and women with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. Journal of Obesity doi:10.1155/2012/708505.

Price SJ, RA Browne and ME Dorcas.  2012.  Evaluating the effects of urbanization on salamander abundances using a before-after control-impact design.  Freshwater Biology 57:193-203.

Price SJ, EA Eskew, KK Cecala, RA Browne and ME Dorcas.  2012.  Estimating survival of a streamside salamander: Importance of temporary emigration, capture response and location.  Hydrobiologia 679:205-215.

Zavalaga CB, SD Emslie, FA Estela, MS Müller, G Dell’Omo, and DJ Anderson.  2012.  Overnight foraging trips by Nazca boobies and the risk of attack by predatory fish.  Ibis 154:61-73.

2011

Connette GM, SJ Price and ME Dorcas. 2011. Influence of abiotic factors on activity in a larval stream salamander assemblage. Southeastern Naturalist 10: 109-120.

Corcoran AJ, JR Barber, NI Hristov, and WE Conner 2011. How do tiger moths jam bat sonar? Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 2416-2425.

Dobrin SE and SE Fahrbach. 2011 Rho GTPase activity in the honey bee mushroom bodies is correlated with age and foraging experience. Journal of Insect Physiology: Epub ahead of print.

Dobrin SE, JD Herlihy, GE Robinson, and SE Fahrbach. 2011 Muscarinic regulation of Kenyon cell dendritic arborizations in adult worker honey bees. Arthropod Structure and Development 40: 409-419.

Cooney LJ, J van Klink, NM Hughes, N Perry, HM Schaefer, I Menzies, and KS Gould.  2011.  Red leaf margins indicate increased polygodial content and function as visual signals to reduce herbivory in Pseudowintera colorata. New Phytologist  (in press).

Esch G, KE Luth, and MR Zimmermann.  2011.  The ecology of animal parasites. In Encyclopedia of Food Safety, Y. Motarjemi and L. Gorris (eds.). Elsevier Press, Oxford, U.K. (in press).

Feeley KJ, MR Silman, MB Bush, W Farfan, KG Cabrera, Y Malhi, P Meir, NS Revilla, MNR Quisiyupanqui, and S Saatchi. 2011. Upslope migration of Andean trees. Journal of Biogeography 38:783-791.

Fierer N, CM McCain, PMeir, M Zimmermann, JM Rapp, MR Silman, and R Knight. 2011. Microbes do not follow the elevational diversity patterns of plants and animals. Ecology 92:797-804.

Fritsch, PW, L Lu, CM Bush, BC Cruz, KA Kron, and D-Z Li. 2011. Phylogenetic Analysis of the Wintergreen Group (Ericaceae) based on six genic regions. Systematic Botany 36: 990–1003.

Gibbon A, MR Silman, Y Malhi, JB Fisher, P Meir, M Zimmermann, G C Dargie, WR Wang, YY Chang, SD Allgood, WL Silver and Liman, E R, 2011. A TRPA1-dependent mechanism for the pungent sensation of weak acids. J Gen Physiol. 137:493-505.

Grace JK., K Dean, MA Ottinger, and DJ Anderson.  2011.  Hormonal effects of maltreatment in Nazca booby nestlings: implications for the “cycle of violence”.  Hormones and Behavior 60:78-85.

Hughes NM.  2011.  Review: Winter leaf reddening in angiosperm “evergreen” species. New Phytologist 190:573-581.

Hughes NM, KO Burkey, J Cavender-Bares, and WK Smith.  2011. Seasonal xanthophyll cycle and antioxidant properties of red (anthocyanic) and green (acyanic) angiosperm evergreen species. Journal of Experimental Botany.  (in press).

Hughes NM, K Reinhardt, A Gierardi, TS Feild, and WK Smith.  2011.  Association between winter anthocyanin production and drought stress in angiosperm evergreen species. Journal of Experimental Botany 61:1699-1709.

Joesting H, M Sprague, and WK Smith.  2011.  Seasonal and diurnal leaf orientation, bifacial sunlight incidence, and leaf structure in the sand dune herb Hydrocotyle bonariensis. Envir. Experiment Botany 75:195-203.

Lewis DR, S Negi, P Sukumar, and GK Muday.  2011.  Ethylene inhibits lateral root development and enhances IAA transport by altered expression and localization of auxin transport proteins. Development 138:3485-3495.

Maness TJ, MA Westbrock, KJ Feeley, and DJ Anderson.  2011.  Offspring sex does not influence duration of post-fledging parental care in the sexually size dimorphic Nazca Booby (Sula granti).  Neotropical Ornithology 22:347-359.

Maveety SA, RA Browne and TL Erwin. 2011. Carabidae diversity along an altitudinal gradient in a Peruvian cloud forest. ZooKeys 14:1-16.

Müller MS, ET Porter, JK Grace, JA Awkerman, KT Birchler, AR Gunderson, EG Schneider, MA Westbrock, and DJ Anderson.  2011.  Maltreated nestlings exhibit correlated maltreatment as adults: evidence of a “cycle of violence” in Nazca boobies (Sula granti).  Auk 128:615-619.

Ortiz C and RA Browne. 2011. Carabidae (Ground Beetle) species composition of Southern Appalachian spruce-fir forests. Southeastern Naturalist 10:1-18.

Price SJ, and ME Dorcas. 2011. The Carolina Herp Atlas: an online, citizen-science approach to document amphibian and reptile occurrences. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 6:287-296.

Price SJ, KK Cecala, RA Browne and ME Dorcas. 2011. Effects of urbanization on occupancy of stream salamanders. Conservation Biology 27:547-555.

Riley KN and RA Browne. 2011. Changes in ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) diversity and community composition in age structured in Piedmont forests. ZooKeys 14:17-31.

Sanchez, A and KA Kron. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships of Triplaris and Ruprechtia: Re- delimitation of the recognized genera and two new genera for Tribe Triplarideae (Polygonaceae). Systematic Botany 36:702-710.

Sanchez A, TM Schuster, JM Burke, and KA Kron2011.  Taxonomy of Polygonoideae: a new tribal classification. Taxon 60:151-160.

Schuster, TM, JL Reveal, and KA Kron. 2011. Phylogeny of Polygoneae (Polygonaceae: Polygonoideae). Taxon 60:1653–1666.

Schuster, TM, KL Wilson, and KA Kron. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships of Muehlenbeckia, Fallopia, and Reynoutria (Polygonaceae) investigated with chloroplast and nuclear sequence data. International Journal of Plant Sciences 172:1053-1066.

Thorington KK, JD Metheny, MC Kalcounis-Ruppell, and PD Weigl.  2010.  Genetic relatedness in winter populations of seasonally gregarious southern flying squirrels, Glaucomys volans. Journal of Mammalogy 93:897-904.

Thorington KK and PD Weigl.  2011.  The role of kinship in the formation of southern flying squirrel winter aggregations. Journal of Mammalogy 92:179-189.

Thorington KK and PD Weigl.  2011.  Persistence of southern flying squirrel winter aggregations: roles of kinship, familiarity and intruder squirrels. Journal of Mammalogy 92:1005-1012.

Wang YY, RB Chang, SD Allgood, WL Silver, and ER Liman.  2011.  A TRPA1-dependent mechanism for the pungent sensation of weak acids. J Gen Physiol. 137:493-505.

Zimmermann MR, KE Luth, LE Camp, and GW Esch.  2011.  Population and infection dynamics of Daubaylia potomaca (Nematoda: Rhabditida) in Helisoma anceps. Journal of Parasitology 97:430-434.

Zimmermann MR, KE Luth, and GW Esch.  2011.  The unusual life cycle of Daubaylia potomaca (Nematoda: Rhanditida). Journal of Parasitology 97:384-388.
 
Zimmermann MR, KE Luth, and GW Esch.  2011.  Complex interactions among a nematode parasite (Daubaylia potomaca), a communsalistic annelid (Chaetogaster limnaei limnaei), and trematodes in a snail host, Helisoma anceps. Journal of Parasitology 97:788-792.

2010

Aldridge JR, EC Johnson, and RE Kuhn. 2010. CpG stimulates protective immunity in Balb/CJ mice infected with larvae of Taenia crassiseps. J. Parasitol. 96:920-928.

Browne RA, EA Collins, and DJ Anderson.  2010.  Morphological variation of Galápagos Island populations of the yellow warbler Dendroica petechia aureola.  Galápagos Research 67:9-13.

Burke JM, A Sanchez, K Kron and M Luckow.  2010.  Placing the woody tropical genera of Polygonaceae: a hypothesis of character evolution and phylogeny.  American Journal of Botany 97:1377–1390.

Bush CM, WS Judd, L Frazier, and KA Kron.  2010.  The phylogeny of Leucothoë s. l. (Ericaceae: Vaccinioideae) based on morphological and molecular (ndhF, matK, and nrITS) data.  Systematic Botany 35:201-206.

Corcoran AJ, W E Conner, and J R Barber. 2010. Anti-bat tiger moth sounds: Form and function. Current Zoology. 56: 358-369.

Dobrin SE and DE Wilson. 2010. What’s the buzz about honeybee memory? Journal of Neuroscience 3:14593-14594.

Farfan WR and KC Garcia. 2010. Ecosystem Carbon Storage Across the Grassland-Forest Transition in the High Andes of Manu National Park, Peru. Ecosystems 13:1097-1111.

Gibbon A, MR Silman, Y Malhi, JB Fisher, P Meir, M Zimmermann, GC Dargie, W Farfan R, and K Garcia C.  2010.  Ecosystem carbon storage across the grassland-forest transition in the high Andes of Manu National Park, Peru. Ecosystems DOI: 10.1007/s10021-010-9376-8.

Gillespie EL and KA Kron.  2010.  Molecular Phylogenetic Relationships and a Revised Classification of the Subfamily Ericoideae (Ericaceae).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56:343-354.

Girardin CA, JY Malhi, L Aragao, M Mamani, WH Huasco, L Durand, KJ Feeley, J Rapp, JE Silva-Espejo, MR Silman, N Salinas, and RJ Whittaker. 2010. Net primary productivity allocation and cycling of carbon along a tropical forest elevational transect in the Peruvian Andes. Global Change Biology 16:3176-3192.

Hillyer RA and MR Silman.  2010. Changes in species interactions across a 3 km elevation gradient: effects on plant migration in response to climate change.  Global Change Biology 16:3205-3214.

Hughes NM, KS Gould, and WK Smith.  2010.  Red (anthocyanic) leaf margins do not correspond to increased phenolic content in New Zealand Veronica spp. Annals of Botany 105:647-654.

Hughes NM, DM Johnson, M Akhalkatsi, and O Abdaladze. 009.  Characterization of Betulia litwinowii seedling microsite at the alpine-treeline ecotone, Caucasus Mountains, Georgia. Arctic, Alpine, and Antarctic Research 41:112-118.

Hughes NM, SR Leather, DW Lee, S Lev-Yadun, Y Manetas, HJ Ougham, PG Schaberg, and H Thomas.  2009.  Unravelling the evolution of autumn colours: an interdisciplinary approach. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24:166-173.

Hughes NM, K Reinhardt, TS Feild, AR Gerardi, and WK Smith.  2010.  Association between winter anthocyanin production and drought stress in angiosperm evergreen species.  Journal of Experimental Botany 61:1699-1709.

Johnson EC, N Kazgan, CA Bretz, LJ Forsberg, CE Hector, RJ Worthen, R Onyenwoke, and JE Brenman.  2010.  Altered metabolism and persistent starvation behaviors caused by reduced AMPK function in Drosophila. PLoS One 5: e12799.

Meier C, J Rapp, R Bowers, MR Silman, and N Fierer.  2010.  Fungal growth on a common wood substrate across a tropical elevation gradient: temperature sensitivity, community composition, and potential for above-ground decomposition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42:1083-1090.

Morris-Pocock JA, TE Steeves, FA Estela. DJ Anderson, and VL Friesen.  2010. Comparative phylogeography of brown (Sula leucogaster) and red-footed boobies (S. sula): the influence of physical barriers and habitat preference on gene flow in pelagic seabirds.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54:883-896.

Negi S, P Sukumar, X Liu, JD Cohen, and GK Muday.  2010.  Genetic dissection of the role of ethylene in regulating auxin dependent lateral and adventitious root formation in tomato.  Plant Journal 61:3-15.

Reinhardt K, WK Smith, and GC Carter.  2010.  Clouds and cloud immersion alter photosynthetic light quality in a temperate mountain cloud forest.  Botany 88:462-470.

Richards PM, EC Johnson, and WL Silver.  2010.  Four irritating odorants target the trigeminal chemoreceptor TRPA1. Chemosensory Perception 3:190-199.

Richards PM, CJ Saunders, and WL Silver.  2010.  Functional neuroanatomy of the upper airway in experimental animals. In Toxicology of the Nose and Upper Airways, J. B. Morris and D.J. Shusterman (editors). Informa Healthcare Books, 712 pp. 45-64.

Sanchez A & KA Kron.  2010.  Phylogenetic relationships of Afrobrunnichia Hutch. & Dalziel (Polygonaceae) based on three chloroplast genes and ITS.  Taxon 58:1–12.

Wyatt JL and MR Silman.  2010.  Centuries-old logging legacy on spatial and temporal patterns in understory herb communities. Forest Ecology and Management 260:116-124.

Zhao Y, SA Hawksworth, CA Bretz, J Hirsh, and EC Johnson.   2010.  Corazonin neurons participate in sexually dimorphic circuitry that shape behavioral responses to stress in Drosophila. PLoS ONE 5: e9141.

Zimmermann M, P Meir, MR Silman, A Fedders, A Gibbon, Y Malhi, DH Urrego, MB Bush, KJ Feeley, KC Garcia, GC Dargie, WR Farfan, BP Goetz, WT Johnson, KM Kline, AT Modi, NMQ Rurau, BT Staudt, and F Zamora. 2010. No Differences in Soil Carbon Stocks Across the Tree Line in the Peruvian Andes. Ecosystems 13:62-74.

2009

Cecala KK, SJ Price, and ME Dorcas.  2009.  Ecology of juvenile northern watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon) inhabiting low-order streams. Amphibia-Reptilia 31:169-174.

Cekala KK, SJ Price, and ME Dorcas.  2009.  Evaluating existing movement hypotheses in linear systems using larval stream salamanders.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 87:292-298.

Chen Z, S Noir, M Kwaiitaal, HA Hartmann, M-J Wu, Y Mudgel, P Sukumar, GK Muday, R Panstruga, and AM Jones.  2009.  Two seven-transmembrane domain MLO proteins co-function in root thigmomorphogenesis. Plant Cell  21:1972-1991.

Corcoran AJ, JR Barber, and WE Conner.  2009.  Tiger moth jams bat sonar.  Science 325:325-327.

Grace JK and DJ Anderson.  2009.  Masked Booby. In The Birds of North America, No. 73 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.).  Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences.

Hector CE, CA Bretz, Y Zhao, and EC Johnson.  2009.  Functional differences between two CRF-Related diuretic hormone receptors in Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol.  212:3142-3147.

Johnson EC and MP White.  2009. Stressed-out Insects: Behavioral Modifications and Hormonal Actions. In: Hormones, Brain and Behavior. (2nd edition) Donald W. Pfaff, Arthur P. Arnold, Anne M. Etgen, Susan E. Fahrbach and Robert T. Rubin, editors. Vol 2. Academic Press; pp. 1069-1096.

Negi S*, P* Sukumar, X Liu, JD Cohen, and GK Muday.  2009.  Genetic dissection of the role of ethylene in regulating auxin dependent lateral and adventitious root formation in tomato. Plant Journal  55.  (in press).
*Co first authors

Poorten TJ and RE Kuhn.  2009.  Maternal transfer of antibodies to eggs in Xenopus laevis Developmental and Comparative Immunology 33:171-175.

Roe P, CJ Saunders, and WL Silver.  2009.  Functional neuroanatomy of the upper airway in experimental animals. In Toxicology of the Nose and Upper Airways. John B. Morris and Dennis J. Shusterman (eds.) Informa Healthcare.  (in press).

Sanchez A and KA Kron.  2009.  Phylogenetic relationships of Afrobrunnichia Hutch. & Dalziel (Polygonaceae) based on three chloroplast genes and ITS. Taxon 58:781-792.

Sanchez A, TM Schuster, and KA Kron.  2009.  A large scale phylogeny of Polygonaceae based on molecular data.  International Journal of Plant Sciences 170:1044–1055.

Smith WK and NM Hughes.  2009.  Progress in understanding plant form and photosynthesis. Castanea 74:1-26 (invited review).

Smith WK and DM Johnson.  2009.  Biophysical effects of altitude on plant gas exchange. In Perspectives in Biophysical Plant Ecophysiology.  Eds. E. De la Barrera and W. K. Smith. UNAD, Lulu Publishing, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Smith WK, MJ Germino, DM Johnson, and K Reinhardt.  2009. T he altitude of alpine treeline: a bellwether of climate change effects. Botanical Review 75:163-190.

Sukumar P*, KS*Edwards, A Rahman, A DeLong, and GK Muday.  2009.  PINOID kinase regulates root gravitropism through modulation of PIN2-dependent basipetal auxin transport in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 150:722-735.
*Co first authors.

Zimmermann M, P Meir, MR Silman, A Fedders, A Gibbon, Y Malhi, D Urrego, M Bush, K Feeley, K Garcia, G Dargie, W Farfan, B Goetz, W Johnson, K Kline, A Modi, N Rurau, B Staudt, and F Zamora.  2009.  No differences in soil carbon stocks across the tree line in the Peruvian Andes. Ecosystems 13:62-74.

2008

Anderson DJ, KP Huyvaert, JA Awkerman, CB Proaño, WB Milstead, G Jiménez- Uzcátegui, S Cruz, and JK Grace.  2008.  Population status of the critically endangered waved albatross (Phoebastria irrorata), 1999-2007.  Endangered Species Research doi: 10.3354/esr00089.

Apanius V, MA Westbrock, and DJ Anderson.  2008.  Parental effort, plastic offspring growth, and immunoglobin G homeostasis in a long-lived seabird, the Nazca Booby Sula grantiOrnithological Monographs 65.

Archetti M, TF Döring, SB Hagen, NM Hughes, SR Leather, DW Lee, S Lev-Yadun, Y Manetas, HJ Ougham, PG Schaberg, and H Thomas. 2008. Adaptive explanations for autumn colours- An interdisciplinary approach. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24:237-238.

Awkerman JA, GC Whittow, and DJ Anderson.  2008.  Black-footed albatross (Phoebastria nigripes).  In The Birds of North America, No. 65 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.).  Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences.

Browne RA, EI Collins, and DJ Anderson.  2008. Genetic variation among Galapagos populations of the Yellow Warbler, Dendroica petechia. Condor 110:549-553..

Bush CM and KA Kron.  2008.  A phylogeny of Bejaria (Ericaceae: Ericoideae) based on molecular data.  Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 2:1193-1205.

Conner WE (ed.).  2008. Tiger Moths and Wooly Bears: Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution of the Arctiidae. Oxford University Press. New York and Oxford. (with chapters authored by J Barber, S Garrett, N Hristov, A Jordan, M Sanderford, R Simmons, and R Wilson).

Dorcas ME, SJ Price, SC Walls and WJ Barichivich.  2008.  Auditory monitoring of anuran populations. In Dodd, C.K., Jr. (ed.), Conservation and Ecology of Amphibians. A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press.

Esch GW, K Luth, and M Zimmermann.  2008.  Wincenty Wisniewski: A retrospective view.  Wiadomosci Parazytologiczne 54: 279-281.

Eskew EA, SJ Price, and ME Dorcas.  2008.  New distributional records for reptiles and amphibians of the Charlotte Metropolitan area of North Carolina.  Herpetological Review 39:245-246.

Garrett SE, WE Conner and L Roque-Albelo. 2008. Alkaloidal protection of Utetheisa galapagensis (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) against an invertebrate and a vertebrate predator in the Galapagos Islands. Galapagos Research 65:2-6.

Harden A, SJ Price, and ME Dorcas.  2008.  Terrestrial activity and habitat selection of eastern mud turtles inhabiting a golf course pond: Implications for habitat management. Copeia 2009:78-84.

Hughes NM, TC Vogelmann, and WK Smith.   2008.  Optical effects of abaxial anthocyanin on absorption of red wavelengths by understory species: re-visiting the back-scatter hypothesis. Journal of Experimental Botany 59:3435­3442.

Hughes NM, DM Johnson, M Akhalkatsi, and O Abdaladze. 2008. Characterization of seedling microsites at the alpine-treeline ecotone for Betula litwinowii, a deciduous treeline species. Arctic, Alpine, and Antarctic Research.  (in press).

Maness TJ and DJ Anderson.  2008.  Mate rotation by female choice and coercive divorce in Nazca boobies (Sula granti).  Animal Behaviour 76:1267-1277.

Müller MS, JF Brennecke, ET Porter, MA Ottinger, and DJ Anderson.  2008.  Perinatal androgens and adult behavior vary with nestling social system in siblicidal boobies. PLOS One 3(6): e2460. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002460.

Negovetich NJ and GW Esch.  2008.  Life history cost of trematode infection in Helisoma anceps using mark-recapture in Charlie’s Pond.  Journal of Parasitology 94:314-325.

Negovetich NJ and GW Esch. 2008. Quantitative estimation of the cost of parasitic castration in Helisoma anceps using a matrix population model.  Journal of Parasitology 94:1022-1030.

Poorten TJ and RE Kuhn.  2008.  Maternal transfer of antibodies to eggs in Xenopus laevisDevelopmental and Comparative Immunology.  (in press).

Reinhardt K and WK Smith.  2008.  Cloud immersion alters microclimate, photosynthesis, and water relations in Rhododendron catawbiense and Abies fraseri seedlings in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. Tree Physiology 28:385-393.

Sanchez A and KA Kron.  2008.  Phylogenetics of Polygonaceae with an Emphasis on the Evolution of Eriogonoideae. Systematic Botany 33:87–96.

Sanders CL, K Lohr, H Gambill, RB Curran, and JF Curran.  2008.  Anticodon loop mutations perturb reading frame maintenance by the E site tRNA. RNA 14: 1874-1881.

Silver WL, P Roe, V Atukorale, W Li, and BS Xian.  2008.  TRP Channels and Chemosensation.  ChemoSense.  (in press).

Smith WK, MJ Germino, DM Johnson, and K Reinhardt.  2008.  High-altitude forests and climate change: integrating biophysics, micrometeorology, and ecophysiology at treeline. New Phytologist (invited Tansley Review).  (in press).

Smith WK and NM Hughes.  2008.  Progress in understanding plant form and photosynthesis. Castenea (invited review).  (in press).

White MP, HN Blalock-Herod, and PM Stewart.  2008.  Life history and host fish identification for Fusconaia burkei and Pleurobema strodeanum (Bivalvia: Unionidae).  American Malacological Bulletin. 24:121-125.

2007

Aldridge, JR, M Jennett, and RE Kuhn.  2007.  Balb/cJ male mice do not feminize after infection with larval Taenia crassiceps.  Journal of Parasitology  93:190-191.

Awkerman, JA, K Hobson, and DJ Anderson. 2007. Isotopic (δ 15N and δ 13C) evidence for intersexual foraging differences and temporal variation in habitat use in waved albatrosses. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85:273-279.

Awkerman, JA, MA Westbrock, KP Huyvaert, and DJ Anderson. 2007. Female-biased sex ratio arises after parental care in sexually dimorphic waved albatross. Auk 124:1336-1346.

Barber, JR and WE Conner. 2007. Acoustic mimicry in a predator-prey interaction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:9331-9334.

Broderson C, MJ Germino, and WK Smith. 2007. Photosynthesis during an episodic drought in Abies lasiocarpa and Picea engelmannii across an alpine treeline. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 38:34-41.

Browne, RA and PM Ferree. 2007. Genetic structure of southern Appalachian spruce-fir “sky-island” populations of the red backed vole. Journal of Mammalogy 88:104-112.

Conner, W. E., K. M. Alley, J. R. Barry and A. E. Harper. 2007. Has vertebrate chemesthesis been a selective agent in the evolution of arthropod chemical defenses. Biological Bulletin 213: 267-273.

Garrett, SE, WE Conner, and L Roque-Albelo. 2007. Alkaloidal protection of Utetheisa galapagensis (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) against an invertebrate and a vertebrate predator in the Galápagos Islands. Journal of Galápagos Research. (in press).

Hughes, NM and WK Smith. 2007. Attenuation of incident light in Galax urceolata (Diapensiaceae): concerted influence of adaxial and abaxial anthocyanic layers on photoprotection. American Journal of Botany 94:784-790.

Hughes NM, CB Morley, and WK Smith. 2007. The coordination of anthocyanin decline and photosynthetic maturation in developing leaves of three deciduous tree species. New Phytologist 175:675-685.

Hughes NM and WK Smith. 2007. Seasonal photosynthesis and anthocyanin production in ten broadleaf evergreen species. Functional Plant Biology 34:1072-1079.

Johnson DM and WK Smith. 2007. Cloud immersion alters microclimate, photosynthesis and water    relations in Rhododendron catawbiense and Abies fraseri seedlings in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. Tree Physiology 28:385-392.

Jordan, AT and WE Conner. 2007. Dietary basis for developmental plasticity of an androconial structure in the salt marsh moth Estigmene acrea. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 61:32-37.

Jordan, AT, TH Jones, and WE Conner. 2007. Morphogenetic effects of alkaloidal metabolites on the development of the coremata in the salt marsh moth, Estigmene acrea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Archives of Insect Physiology and Pharmacology 66:183-189.

Maness, TJ and DJ Anderson. 2007. Serial monogamy and sex ratio bias in Nazca boobies. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 274:2047-2054.

Maness, TJ, MA Westbrock, and DJ Anderson. 2007. Ontogenic sex ratio variation in Nazca Boobies ends in male-biased adult sex ratio. Waterbirds 30:10-16.

Negovetich, NJ and GW Esch. 2007. Long term analysis of Charlie’s Pond: Fecundity and trematode communities in Helisoma anceps.  Journal of Parasitology 93:1311-1318.

Reinhardt, K and WK Smith 2007. Leaf gas exchange of understory spruce-fir saplings in relict cloud forests, southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. Tree Physiology 28:113­122.

Rogers-Lowery, CL, RV Dimock, Jr. and RE Kuhn. 2007. Antibody response of bluegill sunfish during development of acquired resistance against the larvae of the freshwater mussel Utterbackia imbecillis. Develop. &  Comp. Immunol. 31:143-155.

Sanders, CL and JF Curran. 2007. Genetic analysis of the E site during RF2 programmed frameshifting. RNA 13:1483-1491.

Smith, WK and DM Johnson. 2007. Biophysical Effects of Altitude on Plant Gas Exchange. In Biophysical Plant Ecology: Perspectives and Trends. Univ Calif Press, Los Angeles, CA.

Smith, WK, K Reinhart, and DM Johnson. 2007. The Alpine Forest.  In The Encyclopedia of Ecology: Elsevier, NY.

Townsend, HM and DJ Anderson. 2007. Assessment of costs of reproduction in a pelagic seabird using multi-state mark-recapture models. Evolution 61:1956-1968.

Townsend, HM and DJ Anderson. 2007. Production of insurance eggs in Nazca boobies: costs, benefits, and variable parental quality. Behavioral Ecology 18:841-848.

Townsend, HM, TJ Maness, and DJ Anderson. 2007. Offspring growth and parental care in sexually dimorphic Nazca Boobies (Sula granti). Canadian Journal of Zoology 85:686-694