Biology Faculty Publications

 

Publications written by faculty and staff in the Department of Biology at the University of Northern Iowa.

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Submissions from 2017

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Predicting genome terminus sequences of Bacillus cereus-group bacteriophage using next generation sequencing data, Cheng-Han Chung, Michael H. Walter, Luobin Yang, Shu-Chuan (Grace) Chen, Vern Winston, and Michael A. Thomas

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Effectiveness of cattail (Typha spp.) management techniques depends on exogenous nitrogen inputs, Kenneth J. Elgersma, Jason P. Martina, Deborah E. Goldberg, and William S. Currie

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Phylogenetic patterns and the adaptive evolution of osmoregulation in fiddler crabs (Brachyura, Uca), Samuel Coelho Faria, Diogo Borges Provete, Carl Leo Thurman, and John Campbell McNamara

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Plant Size and Competitive Dynamics along Nutrient Gradients, Deborah E. Goldberg, Jason P. Martina, Kenneth J. Elgersma, and William S. Currie

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Cost-Effective Native Seed Mix Design and First-Year Management, Justin Meissen, Dave Williams, and Laura Jackson

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Is High Folic Acid Intake a Risk Factor for Autism?—A Review, Darrell Wiens and M. Catherine DeSoto

Submissions from 2016

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Productivity and resistance to weed invasion in four prairie biomass feedstocks with different diversity, Jessica E. Abernathy, Dustin R. J. Graham, Mark E. Sherrard, and Daryl D. Smith

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The fifth leaf and spike organs of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) display different physiological and metabolic responses to drought stress, Jordan A. Hein, Mark E. Sherrard, Kirk P. Manfredi, and Tilahun Abebe

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Biochar amendment of grassland soil may promote woody encroachment by Eastern Red Cedar, Ramesh Laungani, Kenneth Elgersma, Maria Juarez, Kristin McElligott, and Tyler Kuhfahl

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Nitrogen loading leads to increased carbon accretion in both invaded and uninvaded coastal wetlands, Jason P. Martina, William S. Currie, Deborah E. Goldberg, and Kenneth J. Elgersma

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The Mitochondrial Cytochrome Oxidase Subunit I Gene Occurs on a Minichromosome with Extensive Heteroplasmy in Two Species of Chewing Lice, Geomydoecus aurei and Thomomydoecus minor, Lucas L. Pietan, Theresa A. Spradling, and James W. Demastes

Submissions from 2015

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Special Speciation, Lyn L. Countryman and Jill D. Maroo

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Self-reported race/ethnicity in the age of genomic research: its potential impact on understanding health disparities, Tesfaye B. Mersha and Tilahun Abebe

Submissions from 2014

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The University of Iowa Biomass Energy Sustainability Index: A decision-making tool for the University of Iowa Biomass Partnership Project, Liz Christiansen, Ingrid Gronstal Anderson, Ferman Milster, Sara Maples, Aaron Strong, Adam Ward, Eric Tate, Tyler Priest, Emily A. Heaton, Lisa A. Schulte Moore, Richard B. Hall, John Tyndall, Maeraj Hafiz Sheikh, and Daryl Smith

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Intraspecific Variation in Carapace Morphology Among Fiddler Crabs (Genus Uca) From the Atlantic Coast of Brazil, Kelsey R. Hampton, Melanie J. Hopkins, John C. McNamara, and Carl L. Thurman

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Genetic Dominance & Cellular Processes, Robert D. Seager

Submissions from 2013

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Archaeal Assemblages Inhabiting Temperate Mixed Forest Soil Fluctuate in Taxon Composition and Spatial Distribution over Time, Colby A. Swanson and Marek K. Sliwinski

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KNOX1 genes regulate lignin deposition and composition in monocots and dicots, Brad T. Townsley, Neelima R. Sinha, and Julie Kang

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Transcriptome Sequences Resolve Deep Relationships of the Grape Family, Jun Wen, Zhiqiang Xiong, Ze-Long Nie, Likai Mao, Yabing Zhu, Xian-Zhao Kan, Stefanie M. Ickert-Bond, Jean Gerrath, Elizabeth A. Zimmer, and Xiao-Dong Fang

Submissions from 2012

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Expression of Cadherin-11 during Organogenesis in the Chick Embryo, Kacie D. Flaherty, Alicia F. Paulson, Ashley L. Adamson, and Darrell J. Wiens

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Gram Stains: A Resource for Retrospective Analysis of Bacterial Pathogens in Clinical Studies, Usha Srinivasan, Sreelatha Ponnalurl, Lisa Villareal, Brenda Gillespie, Ai Wen, Arianna Miles, Brigette Bucholz, Carl F. Marrs, Ram K. Iyer, Dawn Misra, and Betsy Foxman

Submissions from 2011

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Comparison of measures of marker informativeness for ancestry and admixture mapping, Lili Ding, Howard Wiener, Tilahun Abebe, Mekbib Altaye, Rodney CP Go, Carolyn Kercsmar, Greg Grabowski, Lisa J. Martin, Gurjit K. Khurana Hershey, Ranajit Chakorborty, and Tesfaye M. Baye

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Climate Change Impacts on Iowa, 2010, Iowa Climate Change Impacts Committee, Peter B. Berendzen, Richard M. Cruse, Laura L. Jackson, Robert Mulqueen, Cornelia F. Mutel, David Osterberg, Natalia P. Rogovska, Jerald L. Schnoor, Dave Swenson, Eugene S. Takle, and Peter S. Thorne

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Homocysteine and Cardiac Neural Crest Cell Cytoskeletal Proteins in the Chick Embryo, Anthony R. Mwakikunga, Amanda L. Clubine, and Darrell J. Wiens

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Native Prairie Roadsides: The Iowa Example, Daryl D. Smith

Submissions from 2010

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Xenopus Development from Late Gastrulation to Feeding Tadpole in Simulated Microgravity, Wendy M. Olson, Darrell Wiens, Theresa L. Gaul, Manuela Rodriguez, and Cherie L. Hauptmeier

Submissions from 2009

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Enhancing Iowa High School Students' Transition to College, K. E. Lassila, L. C. Rule, C. Lee, R. J. Driggs, G. Fulton, M. Skarda, and J. Torres y Torres

Submissions from 2008

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Alignment of Genetic and Physical Maps of Gibberella zeae, Jungkwan Lee, James E. Jurgenson, John F. Leslie, and Robert L. Bowden

Submissions from 2007

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HOST AND DISTRIBUTION LISTS OF MITES (ACARI), PARASITIC AND PHORETIC, IN THE HAIR OR ON THE SKIN OF NORTH AMERICAN WILD MAMMALS NORTH OF MEXICO: RECORDS SINCE 1974, John O. Whitaker Jr., Brianne L. Walters, Linda K. Castor, Christopher M. Ritzi, and Nixon Wilson

Submissions from 2005

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The Farm as Natural Habitat, Laura Jackson

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Review of Empty Pastures: Confined Animals and the Transformation of the Rural Landscape By Terence J Centner, Laura L. Jackson

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Cultivation of Mesophilic Soil Crenarchaeotes in Enrichment Cultures from Plant Roots, Holly M. Simon, Courtney E. Jahn, Luke T. Bergerud, Marek K. Sliwinski, Paul J. Weimer, David K. Willis, and Robert M. Goodman

Submissions from 2004

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Spatial Heterogeneity of Crenarchaeal Assemblages Within Mesophilic Soil Ecosystems as Revealed by PCR-Single-Stranded Conformation Polymorphism Profiling, Marek K. Sliwinski

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Comparison of Crenarchaeal Consortia Inhabiting the Rhizosphere of Diverse Terrestrial Plants with Those in Bulk Soil in Native Environments, Marek K. Sliwinski and Robert M. Goodman

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Growth and Reproduction of Local Ecotype and Cultivated Varieties of Panicum virgatum and Coreopsis palmata Grown in Common Gardens, D. W. Williams, G. A. Houseal, and D. D. Smith

Submissions from 2003

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Effects of the Pesticides Atrazine, Metoachlor and Diazinon and Binary Mixtures on Proliferation of Human Fibroblasts, Kavita R. Dhanwada, Yijun Deng, and Maureen E. Clayton

Submissions from 1999

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Incorporating native plant communities on farms for forage and wildlife, Laura Jackson

Submissions from 1998

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Iowa Prairie: Original Extent and Loss, Preservation and Recovery Attempts, Daryl D. Smith

Submissions from 1997

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Nesting Status of the Cooper's Hawk in Iowa: 1988-1996, David. J. Conrads

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Book Review - Lost Landscapes and Failed Economies, Tom Vetter

Submissions from 1994

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Predicting Evolutionary Consequences of Greater Reproductive Effort in Tripsacum Dactyloides, a Perennial Grass, Laura L. Jackson and Chester L. Dewald

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Prediction and field validation of sediment impacts on riffle insect communities, Kurt W. Pontasch

Submissions from 1993

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Multispecies toxicity tests using indigenous organisms: predicting pesticide effects in streams, Kurt W. Pontasch

Submissions from 1991

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Vascular Flora of Arend's Kettle, Freda Haffner Kettlehole State Preserve, Dickinson County, Iowa, Edwin L. Freese and William J. Platt

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An Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plant Flora of Guthrie County, Iowa, Dean M. Roosa, Lawrence J. Eilers, and Scott Zager

Submissions from 1990

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Changes in a Prairie Bird Population From 1940 to 1989, Neil P. Bernstein, Kristine K. Baker, and Sherry R. Wilmot

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'Eve' in Africa: Human Evolution Meets Molecular Biology, Robert D. Seager

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Adaptive Coloration in Texas Fiddler Crabs (Uca), Carl L. Thurman

Submissions from 1989

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Ecology of Iowa Drosophila II. Lowland Forest and Sand Prairie, Neil J. Jennings and Robert D. Seager

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The Vascular Flora of Pilot Knob State Preserve, William C. Watson

Submissions from 1988

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Local Ecology and Multiple Mating in a Natural Population of Drosophila melanogaster, R. W. Marks, Robert D. Seager, and L. G. Barr

Submissions from 1985

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Ecology of Iowa Drosophila I. Lowland Forest, Neil J. Jennings, Edward Pilkington, and Robert D. Seager

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Catalog of Brown-headed Cowbird Hosts from Iowa, Peter E. Lowther

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Optimal Foraging in Barn Owls? Rodent Frequencies in Diet and Fauna, Orlando A. Schwartz and Vernon C. Bleich

Submissions from 1984

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Status of Four Orchid Species at Silver Lake Fen Complex, Sara Carroll, Robert L. Miller, and Paul D. Whitson

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The Vegetation of the Paleozoic Plateau, Northeastern Iowa, David C. Glenn-Lewin, Roger H. Laushman, and Paul D. Whitson

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Repeat of a 1916 Bird Census in Northwestern Iowa, Peter E. Lowther

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Iowa's Driftless Area: Symposium, Daryl D. Smith

Submissions from 1981

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A Checklist of the Vascular Flora of Lee County, Iowa, James H. Peck, Thomas G. Lammers, Burton W. Haglan, Dean M. Roosa, and Lawrence J. Eilers

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Iowa Prairie - An Endangered Ecosystem, Daryl D. Smith

Submissions from 1980

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The Vascular Flora of Starr's Cave State Preserve, Thomas G. Lammers

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A Checklist of the Vascular Flora of Allamakee County, Iowa, James H. Peck, Dean M. Roosa, and Lawrence J. Eilers

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The Decapod Crustaceans of Iowa, Gary S. Phillips

Submissions from 1979

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A Nesting Anomaly of Vespula maculifrons (Buysson) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae), Mary Coziahr and A. C. Haman

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Biobank, a Computerized Data Storage and Processing System for the Vascular Flora of Iowa, Lawrence J. Eilers

Submissions from 1977

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Notes on the Odonata of the Cedar-Iowa River Basin, M. S. Hummel and A. C. Haman

Submissions from 1976

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Man and His Technology, Clifford G. McCollum

Submissions from 1975

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History of Studies on the Iowa Vascular Flora, Lawrence J. Eilers

Submissions from 1974

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The Flora of Brush Creek Canyon State Preserve, Lawrence J. Eilers

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Effects of Estrogen and Progesterone on Serum Ionized and Total Calcium in Ovariectomized Rats, Edward L. Hatcher and Robert J. Simpson

Submissions from 1973

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Notes on the Pupation of the Sawfly, Trichiosoma triangulum (Hymenoptera), Betty J. Burch

Submissions from 1972

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Notes on Snail Feeding Behavior of Anaxjunius (Drury): (Odonata), D. W. Sievers and A. C. Haman

Submissions from 1970

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A Study of Abcission Zone Development In Leaves of Ginkgo Biloba L., G. Wayne Mosher and Daryl D. Smith

Submissions from 1969

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Chlorophyll Content in Mutants of Glycine Max (L.) Merril During Seedling Development, Susan Coiner and Alan Orr

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A Bilateral Color Anomaly in the Crayfish, Orconectes immunis (Hagen), Virgil E. Dowell and Leonard P. Winier

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The Flora of Iowa Revived, Lawrence J. Eilers

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The University of Northern Iowa Herbarium, Lawrence J. Eilers

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Ethanol precipitates of Cephalobus sp. (Nematoda: Cephalobidae) inhibiting the growth of Staphylococcus pyogenes var. aureus, Rollin H. Heinzerling and Robert C. Goss

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The Clay Prairie in Butler County, Iowa, C. W. Lantz

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Partial Production of A Normal Morphological Phenocopy in the Zea Mays L. Mutant, Ramosa-1, Alan R. Orr

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Relationship of Pectic Enzymes to Abscission, Daryl D. Smith

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Understanding of Science by Elementary Teachers, Daryl D. Smith

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Sheath and Cellular Irregularities of Sphaerotilus natans Caused by Ferric Ammonium Citrate and Glucose, David H. Tjaden and Robert C. Goss

Submissions from 1968

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Experimental Induction of a Normal Morphological Phenocopy of an Inflorescence in a Zea. Mays L. Mutant, Alan R. Orr

Submissions from 1967

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Propylene Oxide Sterilization of Media Containing Bacterial Populations, Micheal J. Naylon and Robert C. Goss

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Influence of Gibberellic Acid and Indole-3-Acetic Acid on the Morphology and Population Dynamics of Eudorina elegans, E. Russell TePaske and Dale Robert Frank

Submissions from 1964

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Experimentally Induced Mammary Tumors in Swiss Mice with Cephalobus (Nematoda Cephalobidae), Robert C. Goss and Robert Stevens

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A Study of the Effects of Hypothermia on the Electrical Activity of the Hypothalamus in Citellus tridecemlineatus, James H. Johnson

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A Study of the Small Rodents of Black Hawk County, Iowa (1961-1962), Raymond L. Sloan

Submissions from 1963

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Trematodes of Passerine Birds from Chickasaw County, lowa, Charles J. Ellis

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Media Sterilization With Propylene Oxide, Robert C. Goss and Jack L. Marr

Submissions from 1962

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Distribution of the Blacknose Shiner, Notropis heterolepis Eigenmann and Eigenmann, in Clay, Dickinson and Osceola Counties, Iowa, Virgil E. Dowell

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Antibiotics Stimulating or Inhibiting Germination and Growth of Rice, Robert C. Goss

Submissions from 1955

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Discovery and Description of a Sphagnum Bog in Iowa, With Notes on the Distribution of Bog Plants in the State, Martin L. Grant and Robert F. Thorne