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Ghosh DD, Sanders T, Hong S, McCurdy LY, Chase DL, Cohen N, Koelle MR, Nitabach MN. Neural Architecture of Hunger-Dependent Multisensory Decision Making in C. elegans.Neuron. 2016 Dec 7;92(5):1049-1062. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.10.030. Epub 2016 Nov 17. PMID: 27866800

M.E. Connor & T.R. King (2016). The spontaneous juvenile alopecia (jal) mutation in mice is associated with the insertion of an IAP element in the Gata3 gene. Cogent Biology 2:1264691. doi.org/10.1080/23312025.2016.1264691

K.M. Palanza, A.V. Nesta, R. Tumu, C.M. Walton, M.A. Davis & T.R. King (2016). Auxotrophy-based detection of hyperornithinemia in mouse blood and urine. Journal of Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Screening 4:1-8. doi:10.1177/2326409816649600  http://iem.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/4/0/2326409816649600.pdf?ijkey=cST9oOmyNDYOVyj&keytype=finite

 

B.M. Brennan, M.T. Huynh, M.A. Rabah, H.E. Shaw, J.J. Bisaillon, L.A. Radden II, T.V. Nguyen & T.R. King (2015). The mouse wellhaarig (we) mutations result from defects in epidermal-type transglutaminase 3 (Tgm3). Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 116: 187-191.  doi:10.1016/j.mgme.2015.07.002 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1096719215300329#

 

J.J. Bisaillon, L.A. Radden II, E.T. Szabo, S.R. Hughes, A.M. Feliciano, A.V. Nesta, B. Petrovic, K.M. Palanza, D. Lancinskas, T.A. Szmurlo, D.C. Artus, M.A. Kapper, J.P. Mulrooney & T.R. King (2014). The retarded hair growth (rhg) mutation in mice is an allele of ornithine aminotransferase (Oat).  Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports 1C, 378-390.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymgmr.2014.08.002  PMCID:PMC4171744

 

L.A. Radden, K.M. Child, E.B. Adkins, D.V. Spacek, A.M. Feliciano & T.R. King  (2013).  The wooly mutation (wly) on mouse Chromosome 11 is associated with a genetic defect in Fam83g.  BMC Research Notes 6, 189.  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-189. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1756-0500/6/189

 

F. Ramirez, A.M. Feliciano, E.B. Adkins, A. Salas, N. Vila-Santana, J.M. Horák, L.A. Radden, K.M. Child, S.R. Hughes, D.V. Spacek & T.R. King  (2013). The juvenile alopecia mutation (jal) maps to mouse Chromosome 2, and is an allele of GATA binding protein 3 (Gata3).  BMC Genetics 14, 40.  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-40. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2156/14/40

 Pozo, P and Hoopengardner, B (2012). Identification and characterization of two novel RNA editing sites in grin1b transcripts of embryonic Danio rerio. Neural Plasticity. 2012:173728     http://www.hindawi.com/journals/np/2012/173728/

 

Society for Developmental Biology 75th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2016
Analysis of retinoic acid signaling effects on planarian regeneration.  Michael Speziale and Betsy Dobbs-McAuliffe

 

 

Eastern Colleges Science Conference, Western New England University 2016

 

DOPAMINE MODULATION OF NEURON EXCITABILITY IN C. ELEGANS REQUIRES THE SMALL G PROTEIN RHOA.

L.H. Duncan, A. Benner, A.A. Ahmed, and D. Chase (Platform presentation)

 

FINE MAPPING OF THE ROUGH FUR (RUF) MUTATION IN MICE.

M.A. Rabah, K. M. Palanza, and T.R. King (Platform presentation, award for excellence)

 

VINCULIN FOCAL ADHESIONS RETARD CELLLULAR MIGRATION WITH INCREASING EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX CONCENTRATIONS. M.A. Rabah, M.P. Sagnelli, and J.P. Mulrooney  (Platform presentation)

 

RIBBED MUSSELS USE HSP70 AS PART OF MOLECULAR ADAPTATION TO SALT STRESS

P.J. Stirba, J.N. Patria, R. Gudelska, and M.A. Kapper  (Poster, award for excellence)

 

HISTOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS OF MICROBIOTA-DEPLETED PLANARIA.

A.R. Hinkle and M.A. Davis (Poster)

 

BACTERIOPHAGE THERAPY FOR THE SKIN DISEASE ACNE AND PHAGE-RESISTANT ISOLATES OF PROPIONIBACTERIUM ACNES

H.A. Dunning, C.K. Rourke, S.L. McBride, and M.A. Davis (Poster)

 

BIOREMEDIATION OF GASOLINE CONTAIMINATED SOIL USING GASOLINE CATABOLIZING BACTERIA.

M.E. Cyr, B.A. Szewczyk, A. Sulejmanovic, O.D. Valera Rico, and M.A. Davis (Poster)

 

ISOLATION OF ANTIMYCOBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS FROM NATURAL SOURCES AS POTENTIAL ANTIBIOTICS FOR TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS

M.P. Sagnelli, J. Rubin, M. Barszcz, and M.A. Davis (Poster)

 

DOPAMINE MODULATION OF NEURON EXCITABILITY IN C. ELEGANS REQUIRES THE SMALL G PROTEIN RHOA.

L.H. Duncan, A. Benner, A.A. Ahmed, and D. Chase (Poster)

 

FINE MAPPING OF THE ROUGH FUR (RUF) MUTATION IN MICE.

M.A. Rabah, K. M. Palanza, and T.R. King (Poster)

 

VINCULIN FOCAL ADHESIONS RETARD CELLULAR MIGRATION WITH INCREASING EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX CONCENTRATIONS

M.A. Rabah, M.P. Sagnelli, and J.P. Mulrooney (Poster)

 

ESTABLISHMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROBIOME-DEPLETED PLANARIA

B. Thumma, J. Jeon, N. Zafar, and M.A. Davis (Poster)

 

BACTERIA BASED ASSAY FOR DETECTING HYPERORNITHINEMIA IN MOUSE BLOOD AND URINE

K.M. Palanza, M.A. Davis, and T.R. King (Poster)

 

VINCULIN FOCAL ADHESIONS RETARD CELLULAR MIGRATION WITH INCREASING EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX CONCENTRATIONS

M.P. Sagnelli, M.A. Rabah, J.A. Maglio, D.H. Etienne, and J.P. Mulrooney (Poster)

 

ASSESSING LIVER DAMAGE IN ZEBRAFISH EMBRYOS TREATED WITH ACETAMINOPHEN, ETHANOL AND A COMBINATIN OF THE TWO

A. Sulejmanovic, A. Libert, E. Ahmad, and B. Dobbs-McAuliffe (Poster) 

 

RIBBED MUSSELS USE HSP70 AS PART OF MOLECULAR ADAPTATION TO SALT STRESS

P.J. Stirba, J.N. Patria, R. Gudelska, and M.A. Kapper  (Poster, award for excellence)

PHYLOGENETIC AND MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF DROSOPHILA SPECIES.

G.E. Benet and B. Hoopengardner (Poster)

 

DOPAMINE MODULATION OF SYNAPSE-SPECIFIC SIGNALING IN THE ASH NEURON OF C. ELEGANS.

A.A. Ahmed, A. Benner, and D. Chase (Poster)

 

STUDYING PLANARIAN REGENERATION THROUGH IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE.

R. Giri and B. Dobbs-McAuliffe (Poster)

 

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