Publications by the Biology Department faculty members are collected here.

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Submissions from 2017

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Using Murine Models to Understand Tumor-Lymphoid Interactions: Spotlight on CLL and AITL, Tyler Herek and Christine E. Cutucache

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How do undergraduate STEM mentors reflect upon their mentoring experiences in an outreach program engaging K-8 youth?, Kari L. Nelson, Jamie Sabel, Cory Forbes, Neal Grandgenett, William E. Tapprich, and Christine E. Cutucache

Submissions from 2016

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Burrowing through the heterogeneity: Review of mouse models of PTCL-NOS, Christine E. Cutucache and Tyler Herek

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NE STEM 4U: an out-of-school time academic program to improve achievement of socioeconomically disadvantaged youth in STEM areas, Christine E. Cutucache, Jamie L. Luhr, Kari L. Nelson, Neal Grandgenett, and William E. Tapprich

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Assessment of Olfactory Function in MAPTAssociated Neurodegenerative Disease Reveals Odor-Identification Irreproducibility as a Non-Disease-Specific, General Characteristic of Olfactory Dysfunction, Katerina Markopoulou, Bruce A. Chase, Piotr Robowski, Audrey Strongosky, Ewa Narożańska, Emilia J. Sitek, Mariusz Berdynski, Maria Barcikowska, Matt C. Baker, Jarosøaw Søawek, Christine Klein, Katja Hückelheim, Meike Kasten, and Zbigniew K. Wszolek

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Murine Models of Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma: A role for Cav1?, Chelsey L. Patten and Christine E. Cutucache

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Identification of the Emergent Leaders within a CSE Professional Development Program, Tracie Evans Reding, Brian Dorn, Neal Grandgenett, Harvey Siy, Jon Youn, Qiuming Zhu, and Carol A. Engelmann

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Enhancing the STEM Ecosystem through Teacher-Researcher Partnerships, William E. Tapprich, Neal Grandgenett, Heather Leas, Steven N. Rodie, Robert Duncan Shuster, Chris Schaben, and Christine E. Cutucache

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Transcriptomic comparison of invasive bigheaded carps (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis and Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) and their hybrids, Jun Wang, James T. Lamer, Sarah Gaughan, Michael Wachholtz, Chenghui Wang, and Guoquing Lu

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Model-based clustering with certainty estimation: implication for clade assignment of influenza viruses, Shunpu Zhang, Zhong Li, Kevin Beland, and Guoquing Lu

Submissions from 2015

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Can the Results of Biodiversity-Ecosystem Productivity Studies Be Translated to Bioenergy Production?, Timothy L. Dickson and Katherine L. Gross

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Community Chairs as a Catalyst for Campus Collaboration in STEM, Neal Grandgenett, David Boocker, Hesham Ali, Angela M. Hodge, Brian Dorn, and Christine E. Cutucache

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Integrating Interactive Computational Modeling in Biology Curricula, Tomáš Helikar, Christine E. Cutucache, Lauren M. Dahlquist, Tyler A. Herek, Joshua J. Larson, and Jim A. Rogers

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Conserved Molecular Underpinnings and Characterization of a Role for Caveolin-1 in the Tumor Microenvironment of Mature T-Cell Lymphomas, Tyler A. Herek, Timothy D. Shew, Heather N. Spurgin, and Christine E. Cutucache

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Genetic Diversity in Oxytocin Ligands and Receptors in New World Monkeys, Dongren Ren, Guoqing Lu, Hideaki Moriyama, Aaryn C. Mustoe, Emily B. Harrison, and Jeffrey French

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Characterizing the neurotranscriptomic states in alternative stress coping styles, Ryan Y. Wong, Melissa S. Lamm, and John Godwin

Submissions from 2014

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Design, assessment, and in vivo evaluation of a computational model illustrating the role of CAV1 in CD4+ T-lymphocytes, Brittany D. Conroy, Tyler A. Herek, Timothy D. Shew, Matthew Latner, Joshua J. Larson, Laura Allen, Paul H. Davis, Tomáš Helikar, and Christine E. Cutucache

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Molecular Variation in AVP and AVPR1a in New World Monkeys (Primates, Platyrrhini): Evolution and Implications for Social Monogamy, Dongren Ren, Kelvin R. Chin, and Jeffrey French

Submissions from 2013

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PRE-binding sites in the MDR of CLL: Potential Tumor Suppressor Regulation, Christine E. Cutucache, Javeed Iqbal, Philip Bierman, Robert Gregory Bociek, Dennis D. Weisenburger, and Shantaram S. Joshi

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The spring runoff in Nebraska's (USA) Elkhorn River watershed and its impact on two sentinel organisms, L. A. Knight, M. K. Christenson, A. J. Trease, Paul H. Davis, and Alan Kolok

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Characterization of the Asian Citrus Psyllid Transcriptome, Justin Reese, Matthew K. Christenson, Nan Leng, Surya Saha, Brandi Cantarel, Magdalen Lindeberg, Cecilia Tamborindeguy, Justin MacCarthy, Andrew J. Trease, Steven V. Ready, Vincent M. David, Courtney McCormick, Christian Haudenschild, Shunsheng Han, Shannon L. Johnson, Kent S. Shelby, Hong Huang, Blake R. Bextine, Robert G. Shatters, David G. Hall, Paul H. Davis, and Wayne B. Hunter

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Stromal Tumor Microenvironment in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Regulation of Leukemic Progression, Ashima Shukla, Nagendra K. Chaturvedi, Adam K. Ahrens, Christine E. Cutucache, Amit K. Mittal, Philip Bierman, Dennis D. Weisenburger, Runqing Lu, and Shantaram S. Joshi

Submissions from 2012

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Toxoplasma on the Brain: Understanding Host-Pathogen Interactions in Chronic CNS Infection, Sushrut kamerkar and Paul H. Davis

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Natural variation in gestational cortisol is associated with patterns of growth in marmoset monkeys (Callithrix geoffroyi), Aaryn C. Mustoe, Andrew K. Birnie, Andrew V. Korgan, Jonathan Bruce Santo, and Jeffrey French

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Targeted Disruption of Toxoplasma gondii Serine Protease Inhibitor 1 Increases Bradyzoite Cyst Formation In Vitro and Parasite Tissue Burden in Mice, Viviana Pszenny, Paul H. Davis, Xing W. Zhou, Christopher A. Hunter, Vern B. Carruthers, and David S. Roos

Submissions from 2011

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Ecosystem Management of the Missouri River from Gavins Point Dam to Ponca State Park, Nebraska, Robert S. Nebel

Submissions from 2010

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A novel multifunctional oligonucleotide microarray for Toxoplasma gondii, Amit Bahl, Paul H. Davis, Michael Behnke, Florence Dzierszinski, Manjunatha Jagalur, Feng Chen, Dhanasekaran Shanmugam, Michael W. White, David Kulp, and David S. Roos

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Differences in the transcriptome signatures of two genetically related Entamoeba histolytica cell lines derived from the same isolate with different pathogenic properties, Laura Biller, Paul H. Davis, Manuela Tillack, Jenny Matthiesen, Hannelore Lotter, Samuel L. Stanley, Egbert Tannich, and Iris Bruchhaus

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Chemical genetics of Plasmodium falciparum, W. Armand Guiguemde, Agnang A. Shelat, David Bouck, Sandara Duffy, Gregory J. Crowther, Paul H. Davis, and David S. Smithson

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An insertional trap for conditional gene expression in Toxoplasma gondii: Identification of TAF250 as an essential gene, Lauren Jammallo, Keith Eidell, Paul H. Davis, Fay J. Dufort, Courtney Cronin, Sivasakthivel Thirugnanam, Thomas C. Chiles, David S. Roos, and Marc-Jan Gubbels

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Integrative Genomic Approaches Highlight a Family of Parasite-Specific Kinases that Regulate Host Responses, Lucia Peixoto, Feng Chen, Omar S. Harb, Paul H. Davis, Daniel P. Beiting, Catie Small Brownback, Dinkorma Ouloguem, and David S. Roos

Submissions from 2009

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Alternative Life Cycle Strategies and Colonization of Young Anurans by Gorgoderina Attenuata in Nebraska, Matthew G. Bolek, Scott D. Snyder, and John J. Janovy Jr.

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Redescription of the Frog Bladder Fluke Gorgoderina attenuata from the Northern Leopard Frog, Rana pipiens, Matthew G. Bolek, Scott D. Snyder, and John J. Janovy Jr.

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Proteomic Comparison of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar and the Role of E. histolytica Alcohol Dehydrogenase 3 in Virulence, Paul H. Davis, Minghe Chen, Xiaochun Zhang, C. Graham Clark, R. Reid Townsend, and Samuel L. Stanley

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7TMRmine: a Web server for hierarchical mining of 7TMR proteins, Guoqing Lu, Zhifang Wang, Alan M. Jones, and Etsuko N. Moriyama

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Estrogenic Compounds Downstream from Three Small Cities in Eastern Nebraska: Occurrence and Biological Effect, Marlo K. Sellin, Daniel D. Snow, Debbie L. Akerly, and Alan S. Kolok

Submissions from 2008

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New Genus and Species of Aporocotylidae (Digenea) from a Basal Actinopterygian, the American Paddlefish, Polyodon spathula, (Acipenseriformes: Polyodontidae) from the Mississippi Delta, Stephen A. Bullard, Scott D. Snyder, Kirsten Jensen, and Robin M. Overstreet

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Optimal Data Partitioning and a Test Case for Ray-Finned Fishes (Actinopterygii) Based on Ten Nuclear Loci, Chenhong Li, Guoqing Lu, and Guillermo Orti

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An Improved String Composition Method for Sequence Comparison, Guoquing Lu, Shunpu Zhang, and Xiang Fang

Submissions from 2007

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Occurrence and Biological Effect of Exogenous Steroids in the Elkhorn River, Nebraska, USA, Alan S. Kolok, Daniel D. Snow, Satomi Kohno, Marlo K. Sellin, and Louis J. Guillette Jr.

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A Practical Approach to Phylogenomics: The Phylogeny of Ray-Finned Fish (Actinopterygii) as a Case Study, Chenhong Li, Guillermo Orti, Gong Zhang, and Guoqing Lu

Submissions from 2006

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Comparative proteomic analysis of two Entamoeba histolytica strains with different virulence phenotypes identifies peroxiredoxin as an important component of amebic virulence, Paul H. Davis, Xiaochun Zhang, Jianhua Guo, R. Reid Townsend, and Samuel L. Stanley

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GenomeBlast: a web tool for small genome comparison, Guoqing Lu, Liying Jiang, Resa M. K. Helikar, Thaine W. Rowley, Luwen Zhang, Xianfeng Chen, and Etsuko N. Moriyama

Submissions from 2005

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Plant Composition of Mixed-Grass Prairie of Cedar Point Biological Research Station, Keith County, Nebraska, David A. McKenzie

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Co-ordinate but disproportionate activation of apoptotic, regenerative and inflammatory pathways characterizes the liver response to acute amebic infection, Lorraine C. Pelosof, Paul H. Davis, Zhi Zhang, Xiaochun Zhang, and Samuel L. Stanley

Submissions from 2004

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Reproduction and Seasonal Activity of Silver-Haired Bats in Western Nebraska, Keith Geluso, Jeffrey J. Huebschman, Jeremy A. White, and Michael A. Bogen

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Least Shrew (Cryptotis parva ) in Extreme West-Central Nebraska, Keith Geluso, Jeremy A. White, and Michael A. Bogen

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Seasonal Activity and Reproduction in Bats of East-Central Nebraska, Kenneth N. Geluso, Russell A. Benedict, and Francis L. Kock

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Endocrine-Disrupting Effects of Cattle Feedlot Effluent on an Aquatic Sentinel Species, the Fathead Minnow, Edward Orlando, Alan Kolok, Gerry Binzcick, Jennifer Gates, Megan Horton, Christy Lambright, L. Earl Gray Jr., Ana M. Soto, and Louis J. Guilette

Submissions from 2003

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Breaking the species barrier: use of SCID mouse-human chimeras for the study of human infectious diseases, Paul H. Davis and Samuel L. Stanley

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Review of The Nature of Nebraska: Ecology and Biodiversity Paul A. Johnsgard, L. LaReesa Wolfenbarger

Submissions from 2000

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A Summer Survey of the Birds at Two Eastern Nebraska Wetlands, Kristine T. Phipps

Submissions from 1999

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Review of Population Biology of Grasses, Thomas B. Bragg

Submissions from 1997

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Nebraska's Flying Mammals, Patricia W. Freeman, Kenneth N. Geluso, and J. Scott Altenbach

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Evolutionary Constraints on Population Structure: The Parasites of Fundulus zebrinus (Pisces: Cyprinodontidae) in the South Platte River of Nebraska, John J. Janovy Jr., Scott D. Snyder, and Richard E. Clopton

Submissions from 1996

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Behavioral Basis of Second Intermediate Host Specificity among Four Species of Haematoloechus (Digenea: Haematoloechidae), Scott D. Snyder and John J. Janovy Jr.

Submissions from 1995

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A Preliminary Catalog of the Lichen-Forming Fungi of Nebraska, Robert S. Egan, Richard C. Witt, Yolanda E. Peck, John P. Goeden, and Teresa L. Cherney

Submissions from 1994

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Nectar-Seeking Visits by Butterflies in a Tallgrass Prairie Remnant in Eastern Nebraska, Tanya Bray

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Second Intermediate Host-Specificity of Haematoloechus complexus and Haematoloechus medioplexus (Digenea: Haematoloechidae), Scott D. Snyder and John J. Janovy

Submissions from 1993

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Woody Vegetation of a Disjunct Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa) Forest in East-Central Nebraska, Debra Ann Beightol and Thomas B. Bragg

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Floristic Diversity in Ten Tallgrass Prairie Remnants of Eastern Nebraska, Judith F. Boettcher, Thomas B. Bragg, and David M. Sutherland

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Review of American Wildflower Florilegium by Jean Andrews, David M. Sutherland

Submissions from 1992

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Status of Platanthera praeclara Sheviak & Bowles (Western Prairie Fringed Orchid) in the Platte River Valley in Nebraska from Hamilton to Garden Counties, Tanya E. Bray and Barbara L. Wilson

Submissions from 1991

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New and Corrected Floristic Records for Nebraska, Steven B. Rolfsmeier, Robert B. Kaul, and David M. Sutherland

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Review of The Wild Oat Inflorescence and Seed: Anatomy, Development and Morphology, M. V. S. Raju, David M. Sutherland

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A Taxonomic Study of Variation in Leptochloa Fascicularis (LAM.) Gray in the Central Great Plains, Todd A. Templeton

Submissions from 1989

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Woody-Plant Succession in an Eastern Nebraska Bluff Forest, Douglas E. Borland, Thomas B. Bragg, and David M. Sutherland

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An Annotated List of the Vascular Plants of Keith County, Nebraska, David M. Sutherland and Steven B. Rolfsmeier

Submissions from 1988

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New and Corrected Floristic Records for Nebraska, Steven B. Rolfsmeier, Robert B. Kaul, Marjorie M. Garabrandt, and David M. Sutherland

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Historical Notes on Collections and Taxonomy of Penstemon Haydenii S. Wats. (Blowout Penstemon), Nebraska's Only Endemic Plant Species, David M. Sutherland

Submissions from 1987

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New and Corrected Records of the Flora of Nebraska, Steven B. Rolfsmeier, Robert B. Kaul, and David M. Sutherland

Submissions from 1986

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Nebraska Plant Distribution, David M. Sutherland and Robert B. Kaul

Submissions from 1984

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Vegetative Key to Grasses of the Sand Hills Region of Nebraska, David M. Sutherland

Submissions from 1980

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Ecosystem Management of the Missouri River from Gavins Point Dam to Ponca State Park, Nebraska, Robert S. Nebel

Submissions from 1978

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The Origins of Spring Migratory Staging by Sandhill Cranes and White-Fronted Geese, Roger S. Sharpe