Publications from the Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Submissions from 2017

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Genetic differentiation of spring-spawning and fall-spawning male Atlantic sturgeon in the James River, Virginia, Matthew T. Balazik, Daniel J. Farrae, Tanya L. Darden, and Greg C. Garman

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MinION™ nanopore sequencing of environmental metagenomes: a synthetic approach, Bonnie L. Brown, Mick Watson, Samuel S. Minot, Maria C. Rivera, and Rima B. Franklin

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Differential response of barrier island dune grasses to species interactions and burial, April Harris, Julie C. Zinnert, and Donald R. Young

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Nerve Conduction Through Dendrites via Proton Hopping, Lemont B. Kier

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AGGREGATE STABILITY AND WATER RETENTION NEAR SATURATION CHARACTERISTICS AS AFFECTED BY SOIL TEXTURE, AGGREGATE SIZE AND POLYACRYLAMIDE APPLICATION, Amrakh I. Mamedov, Chi-hua Huang, Fazil A. Aliev, and Guy J. Levy

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Individually mark–mass release–resight study elucidates effects of patch characteristics and distance on host patch location by an insect herbivore, Zeynep Sezen, Derek M. Johnson, and Katriona Shea

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Functional traits of expanding, thicket-forming shrubs: contrasting strategies between exotic and native species, Sheri A. Shiflett, Julie C. Zinnert, and Donald R. Young

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Immediate effects of microclimate modification enhance native shrub encroachment, Joseph A. Thompson, Julie C. Zinnert, and Donald R. Young

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Variation in growth and developmental responses to supraoptimal temperatures near latitudinal range limits of gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (L.), an expanding invasive species, Lily M. Thompson, Trevor M. Faske, Nana Banahene, Dominique Grim, Salvatore J. Agosta, Dylan Parry, Patrick C. Tobin, Derek M. Johnson, and Kristine L. Grayson

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Functional responses can’t unify invasion ecology, James Vonesh, Mike McCoy, Res Altwegg, Pietro Landi, and John Measey

Submissions from 2016

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Prothonotary warbler nestling growth and condition inresponse to variation in aquatic and terrestrial preyavailability, Jenna C. Dodson, Nicholas J. Moy, and Lesley P. Bulluck

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Grunt variation in the oyster toadfish Opsanus tau: effect of size and sex, Michael L. Fine and Tyler D. Waybright

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In silico identification of essential proteins in Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis based on protein-protein interaction networks, Edson Luiz Folador, Paulo Vinícius Sanches Daltro de Carvalho, Wanderson Marques Silva, Rafaela Salgado Ferreira, Artur Silva, Michael Gromiha, Preetam Ghosh, Debmalya Barh, Vasco Azevedo, and Richard Röttger

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SIMBA: a web tool for managing bacterial genome assembly generated by Ion PGM sequencing technology, Diego C. B. Mariano, Felipe L. Pereira, Edgar L. Aguiar, Letícia C. Oliveira, Leandro Benevides, Luís C. Guimarães, Edson L. Folador, Thiago J. Sousa, Preetam Ghosh, Debmalya Barh, Henrique C. P. Figueiredo, Artur Silva, Rommel T. J. Ramos, and Vasco A. C. Azevedo

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Single-Locus versus Multilocus Patterns of Local Adaptation to Climate in Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus, Pinaceae), Om P. Rajora, Andrew J. Eckert, and John W. R. Zinck

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Cadherin-2 Is Required Cell Autonomously for Collective Migration of Facial Branchiomotor Neurons, Jane K. Rebman, Kathryn E. Kirchoff, and Gregory S. Walsh

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Planar cell polarity genes Frizzled3a, Vangl2, and Scribble are required for spinal commissural axon guidance, Simon D. Sun, Ashley M. Purdy, and Gregory S. Walsh

Submissions from 2015

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Understanding Host-Switching by Ecological Fitting, Sabrina B. L. Araujo, Mariana Pires Braga, Daniel R. Brooks, Salvatore J. Agosta, Eric P. Hoberg, Francisco W. von Hartenthal, and Walter A. Boeger

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Metagenomic analysis of planktonic microbial consortia from a non-tidal urban-impacted segment of James River, Bonnie L. Brown, Rebecca V. LePrell, Rima B. Franklin, Maria C. Rivera, Francine M. Cabral, Hugh L. Eaves, Vicki Gardiakos, Kevin P. Keegan, and Timothy L. King

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Metagenomic analysis of planktonic microbial consortia from a non-tidal urban-impacted segment of James River, Bonnie L. Brown, Rebecca V. LePrell, Rima B. Franklin, Maria C. Rivera, Francine M. Cabral, Hugh L. Eaves, Vicki Gardiakos, Kevin P. Keegan, and Timothy L. King

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Consequences of life history switch point plasticity for juvenile morphology and locomotion in the Túngara frog, Julie Charbonnier and James R. Vonesh

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Consequences of life history switch point plasticity for juvenile morphology and locomotion in the Túngara frog, Julie Charbonnier and James R. Vonesh

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Grunt variation in the oyster toadfish Opsanus tau: effect of size and sex, Michael L. Fine and Tyler D. Waybright

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Does Upper Extremity Training Influence Body Composition after Spinal Cord Injury?, Justin A. Fisher, Meredith A. McNelis, Ashraf S. Gorgey, David S. Dolbow, and Lance L. Goetz

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Identification of Eastern United States Reticulitermes Termite Species via PCR-RFLP, Assessed Using Training and Test Data, Ryan C. Garrick, Benjamin D. Collins, Rachel N. Yi, Rodney J. Dyer, and Chaz Hyseni