SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

For

Reporting Professional Activities

 

Reynolda Campus

2001-2002

I.          Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.        Papers and Presentations

III.       Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV.       External Grants Received

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

BIOLOGY

 

Anderson, David

 

Clifford, L. D. and D. J. Anderson.  2001. Food limitation explains most clutch size variation in the Nazca booby. Journal of Animal Ecology 70:539-545.

 

Clifford, L. D. and D. J. Anderson.  2002. Clutch size variation in the Nazca booby: a test of the egg quality hypothesis.  Behavioral Ecology 13:274-279.

 

Hyrenbach, K. D., P. Fernández, and D. J. Anderson.  2002.  Oceanographic habitats used by two sympatric North Pacific albatrosses during the breeding season.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, in press.

 

Ashley-Ross

 

Ashley-Ross, M.A. and G.B. Gillis. A brief history of vertebrate functional morphology. Integrative and Comparative Biology (formerly American Zoologist), in press.

 

Butcher, M.T. and M.A. Ashley-Ross. Fetlock joint kinematics differ with age in Thoroughbred racehorses. Journal of Biomechanics, in press.

 

Williams, K.L. and M.A. Ashley-Ross.  2001. Effects of metamorphosis and training on fiber types of hindlimb muscles in the tiger salamander. American Zoologist, 41(6): 1626-1627.

 

Morgan, S.M., Ashley-Ross, M.A. and D.J. Anderson. 2001. Foot morphology and water-bounding in the Nazca booby. American Zoologist, 41(6): 1532.

 

Browne, Robert

 

Arbogast, B.S. , R. A. Browne,  and P.D. Weigl. Evolutonary genetics and Pleistocene biogeography of North American tree squirrels. J. Mammology 82: 302-319

 

Browne, R. A., V. Moller , V.Forbes and M. H. Depledge. 2002. Genetic and environmental components of variance in response to environmental stress in sexual and parthenogenetic Artemia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 267: 107-119.

 

Bullard, Stephan

 

Bullard, S.G., and Hay, M.E. 2002.  Plankton tethering to assess spatial and temporal patterns of planktivory over a coral ref. And seagrass bed.  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 225:17-28

 

Bullard, S.G., and Hay, M.E. (In press)  Palatability of marine macro-holoplankton: nematocysts, nutritional quality, and chemistry as defenses against consumers.  Limnology & Oceanography.

 

Bullard, S.G. (In press) Larvae of anomuran and brachyuran crabs of North Carolina.  Crustaceana Monogr.

 

Clifford, Leslie

 

Clifford, L. D. and D. J. Anderson.  2001. Food limitation explains most clutch size variation in the Nazca booby. Journal of Animal Ecology 70:539-545.

 

Clifford, L. D. and D. J. Anderson.  2002. Clutch size variation in the Nazca booby: a test of the egg quality hypothesis.  Behavioral Ecology 13:274-279.

 

Conner, William

 

Douglas, H. D. J. E. Co., T. H. Jones, and W. E. Conner 2001 Heteropteran chemical repellents identified in the citrus odor of a seabird (crested auklet: Aethia cristella): Evolutionary convergence in chemical ecology. Naturwissenschaften 88:330-332.

 

W. E. Conner and S. Weller 2002. A Quest for Alkaloids: The Curious Relationship Between Tiger Moths and Plants Containing Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids. In Cardé, R. and Millar, J. Advances in Insect Chemical Ecology. Cambridge University Press.

 

Curran, James

 

Lim, V.I. and Curran, J.F. (2001). Analysis of Codon:Anticodon Interactions within the Ribosome Provides New Insights into Codon Reading and the Genetic Code Structure. RNA 7, 942-957.  With Dr. Valery Lim of the Russian Academy of Sciences:  

 

Dimock, Ronald

 

Schwartz, M. L. and R. V. Dimock, Jr. (2001) Ultrastructural evidence for nutritional exchange between brooding unionid mussels and their glochidia larvae.  Invert. Biol.  120: 227-236.

 

Fisher, G. R. and R. V. Dimock, Jr. (2002) Ultrastructure of the mushroom body: digestion during metamorphosis of Utterbackia imbecillis (Bivalvia: Unionidae) Invert. Biol. 121: 126-135.

 

Fisher, G. R. and R. V. Dimock, Jr. (2002) Morphological and molecular changes during metamorphosis in Utterbackia imbecillis (Bivalvia: Unionidae) J. Moll. Stud. 68: 159-164.

 

Esch, Gerald

 

Esch, G.W., L.A. Curtis, and G.W. Esch. 2001.  A perspective on the ecology of trematode communities in snails.  Parasitology (Supplement) 123: S57-S76.

 

Esch, G.W., M.A. Barger, and K.J. Fellis. 2002.  The transmission of digenetic trematodes: Style, elegance, complexity.  Integrative and Comparative Biology, in press.

 

Barger, M.A., and G.W. Esch. 2002.  Host specificity and the distribution-abundance relationship in a community of parasites infecting fishes in streams in North Carolina.  Journal of Parasitology 88:446-453.

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

Powell, E. A. and K. A. Kron.  2001.  Phylogenetic analysis of the wintergreen group (Diplycosia, Gaultheria, Pernettya,  Tepuia: Ericaceae).  Systematic Botany 26: 808-817.

 

Kron, K. A., E. A. Powell, and J. L. Luteyn.  2002.  Phylogenetic relationships within the blueberry tribe (Vaccinieae, Ericaceae)  based on sequence data from matK and nuclear ribosoomal ITS regions, with comments on the placement of Satyria.  American Journal of Botany 89: 327-336.

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Spolski, R., M. Alexander-Miller and R. E. Kuhn.  2002. Suppression of cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses      during experimental cysticercosis.  Veterinary parasitology 2351: 1-6.)

 

R. J. Spolski, P. G. Thomas, E. J. See, K. A. Mooney, R. E. Kuhn. (2002).  Larval Taenia crassiceps secretes a protein with characteristics of murine interferon-g Parasitol Res 88: 431-438.

 

Muday, Gloria

 

Muday, GK and Murphy, AS (2002) Insight:  An emerging model of auxin transport regulation.  Plant Cell:  14:  293-299

Long, JC, Zhao, W, Rashotte, AM, Muday, GK and Huber, SC (2002) Gravity stimulated changes in free auxin and invertase gene expression in Zea mays pulvinal cells. Plant Physiol. 128: 591-602

Rashotte, AM, DeLong, A, and Muday, GK (2001) Genetic and chemical reductions in protein phosphatase activity alter auxin transport, gravity response and lateral root elongation. Plant Cell 13: 1683-1697

 

Brown, DE, Rashotte, AM, Murphy, AS, Normanly, J, Tague, BW, Peer , WS, Taiz ,L , and Muday, GK (2001) Flavonoids act as negative regulators of auxin transport in vivo in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol 126: 524-535

 

Peer, WA, Murphy, AS, Brown, DE, Tague, BW, Muday, GK, Taiz, L.(2001) Flavonoid accumulation patterns in transparent testa mutants of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 126: 536-548

 

Muday, GK and DeLong, A (2001) Polar Auxin Transport:  Controlling where and how much. Trends in Plant Science.  6: 535-542

 

Muday, GK (2001) Auxin and tropisms. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation.  20:226-243

 

Silman, Miles

 

Pitman, N.C.A., J. W. Terborgh, P. Núñez V., and M. R. Silman.(in press). Arboles comunes de la selva baja del departamento de Madre de Diós, Perú. Research in Amazonian Peru. symposium volume edited by L. O. Rodríguez. APECO, Lima.

 

Pitman, N.C.A., J. Terborgh, M.R. Silman, P. Núñez V., D.A. Neill, C.E. Cerón, W.A. Palacios & M. Aulestia (in press). A comparison of tree species diversity in two upper Amazonian forests. Ecology.

 

Silver, Wayne

 

Schaefer, M.L., Bottger, B. Silver, W.L., and Finger, T.E. (2002) Trigeminal collaterals in the nasal epithelium and olfactory bulb: A potential route for direct modulation of olfactory information by trigeminal stimuli. J. Comp. Neurol. 444: 221-226.

 

Smith, William

 

Bynum, MR and WK Smith. 2001. Floral movements in response to thunderstorms improve reproductive effort in the alpine species Gentiana algida (Gentianaceae). American J Botany, 88:1088-1095

 

Germino, MA and WK Smith. 2001. Relative importance of microhabitat, plant form, and photosynthetic physiology to carbon gain in two alpine herbs. Functional Ecology, 15:243-251. 

Slaton, MR, ER Hunt and WK Smith. 2001. Estimating near-infrared leaf reflectance from leaf structural characteristics. American Journal of Botany,88:278-284.

 

Hunt, Jr., ER., RD Kelly, JT Fahnestock, Miyake BA, WK. Smith, JM Welker, and WA Reiners. 2002. Assessment of ecosystem net carbon flux data by longterm changes of Landsat MSS and Landsat 7 ETM+. American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS 2001) Proceedings of the Gateway to the New Millenium Session 106: 52-54.

 

Hunt, ER, JT Fahnestock, RD Kelly, JM Welker, WA Reiners, and WK Smith. 2001. Carbon sequestration from remotely sensed NDVI and net ecosystem exchange. Chapter 9 in R. S. Muttiah (ed.) From Laboratory Spectroscopy to Remotely Sensed Spectra of Terrestrial Ecosystems. Kluwer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

 

Germino, MJ and WK Smith. 2002. Influence of microsite and plant form on photosynthetic responses to frost and high sunlight.  Plant Ecology, In press (next issue, June 1, 2002).

 

Tague, Brian

 

Tague, BW. (2001) Germ-line transformation of Arabidopsis lasiocarpa. Transgenic Research 10: 259-267.

 

Todd, R. and Tague B.W.  (2001) Phosphomannose isomerase: A versatile selectable marker for

      Arabidopsis thaliana germ-line transformation. 19: 307-319.

 

Weigl, Peter

 

Functional morphology of raptor hindlimbs:  implications for resource partitioning.  Ward, Weigl and Conroy (In press) Auk.

 

Conservation document on endangerd species for West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

Taylor, D. R., C. Zeyl, and E. Cooke.  Conflicting levels of selection in the accumulation of mitochondrial defects in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99: 3690-3694.

 

 

II.  Papers and Presentations

 

BIOLOGY

 

Anderson, David

 

T.E. Steeves, H. McNally, M.H. Kim, D.J. Anderson and V.L. Friesen.  What role do physical barriers to gene flow play in the divergence of tropical seabirds?  Oral presentation at the Ontario Ecology and Ethology Colloquium, Kingston, ON.  September 2001

 

T.E. Steeves, H. McNally, M.H. Kim, D.J. Anderson and V.L. Friesen.  How important are physical barriers to gene flow in the diversification of tropical seabird species? Oral presentation at the American Ornithologists' Union Meeting, Seattle, WA.  August 2001

 

Morgan, S.M., Ashley-Ross, M.A. and D.J. Anderson. 2001. Foot morphology and

water-bounding in the Nazca booby. American Zoologist, 41(6): 1532.

 

Ashley-Ross, Miriam

 

“Effects of metamorphosis and training on fiber types of hindlimb muscles in the tiger salamander.” Williams, K.L. and M.A. Ashley-Ross. Presented at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) annual meeting, January, 2002.

 

“Foot morphology and water-bounding in the Nazca booby.” Morgan, S.M., Ashley-Ross, M.A. and D.J. Anderson. Presented at the SICB annual meeting, January, 2002.

 

"Fin muscles of seahorses and pipefish: powering high-frequency operation in a dense, viscous medium" Invited seminar, UNC-Charlotte, February 2, 2002.

 

“How locomotion is controlled: Can salamanders teach us general principles?” Invited seminar, Western Carolina University, April 12, 2002.

 

Browne, Robert

 

Browne, R.A., B.S. Arbogast, and P. D. Weigl. Pleistocene forest dynamics and the genetic diversity of flying squirrels. American Institute of Biological Sciences Annual Mtg. March 23, 2002.

 

Sipe, T. and R.A. Browne.  Genetic diversity and geneflow in mountain-top populations of shrews. Association of Southeastern Biologist Meeting, April 12, 2002.

 

Browne, R. A., J.W. LaVoie and F. A. Bynum. Tree and mammal species richness in Piedmont North Carolina 1760-2000. Andre Michaux International Symposium,  May 16, 2002.

 

Conner, William

 

Retuning an Insect Ear 2001 Annual Meteing of the Lepidopterists’ Society in Corvallis, Oregon.  August 12-15.

 

Bats, Moths, and Poetry: The Evolution of Acoustic Communication in Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Invited Speaker. East Carolina University. Sept. 21, 2001.

 

Sex, Drugs and Videotape: Chemical Ecology of Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Invited Speaker. Francis Marion University. Florence, SC October 17, 2001.

 

Bats, Moths and Poetry: Evolution of Acoustic Communication in Tiger Moths (Lepidopera, Arctiidae). 17th. Annual Perspectives in Biology Symposium. Nov. 10, 2001. Wake Forest University.

 

Sex, Drugs, and Videotape: Chemical Ecology of Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). 17th. Annual Perspective in Biology Symposium. Nov. 10, 2001. Wake Forest University.

 

Sex, Drugs and Videotape: Chemical Ecology of Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Invited Speaker. University of California, Riverside. December 3, 2001.

 

Sex, Drugs, and Videotape: Chemical Ecology of Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Invited Speaker. Eastern Carolina University. April 5, 2002.

 

Sex, Drugs, and Videotape: Chemical Ecology of Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Invited Speaker. University of North Carolina, Asheville. April 22, 2002

 

Dimock, Ronald

 

Dimock, R. V. Jr., and R. A. Tankersley.  Imaging gills and pallial organs of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) by video endoscopy. World Congress of Malacology, Vienna, Austria, August 19-25, 2001.

 

Dimock, R. V., Jr. Comparative morphology of gills and pallial organs of freshwater mussels as revealed by scanning electron microscopy and video endoscopy.  Annual Meeting, North Carolina Academy of Science, Chapel Hill, NC, March 23-24.

 

Rogers, C. L. and R. V. Dimock , Jr.  Effects of repeated infection of host fish on survival and metamorphosis of glochidial larvae of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Annual Meeting, North Carolina Academy of Science, Chapel Hill, NC, March 23-24.

 

Fisher, G. R. and R. V. Dimock, Jr.  Morphological and molecular changes during metamorphosis in Utterbackia imbecillis (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Annual Meeting, Association of Southeastern Biologists, Boone, NC. April 10-13.

 

Fisher, G. R. and R. V. Dimock, Jr.  Ultrastructure of the mushroom body: digestion during metamorphosis of Utterbackia imbecillis (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Annual Meeting, Association of Southeastern Biologists, Boone, NC. April 10-13.

 

Esch, Gerald

 

Annual Meeting, American Society of Parasitologists, Albuquerque, N.M., 29 June – 3 July, 2001.  “Community structure and seasonal dynamics of helminth parasites in Lepomis cyanellus and L. macrochirus from Charlie’s Pond, NC”, K.J. Fellis and G.W. Esch.

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

Kron, K. A., E. A. Powell, and J. L. Luteyn.  2001.  Molecular systematics of the blueberry tribe (Vaccinieae, Ericaceae)  Annual Meetings of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists and the Botanical Society of America, Albuquerqure, New Mexico. 12-16 August 2001.

 

Kron, K. A.  2002.  Phylogenetic relationships of Rhododendron: major clades and relationships to other genera in the Ericoideae (Ericaceae).  Rhodo ’02: Rhododendrons in Horticulture and Science, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 17-19 May 2002.

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Seminars presented at

      UNC-Pembroke

      Keynote Speaker at CANCAS

      Research Seminar at George Washington University School of Medicine


Muday, Gloria

 

Regulation of Auxin Transport.  Invited departmental seminar speaker, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, November 2002

 

Regulation of Auxin Transport during Plant Gravity Response.  Invited departmental speaker, Miami University, Department of Botany October, 2001

 

Alteration in Auxin Transport in the Protein Phosphatase Mutant, rcn1.  Invited symposium presentation with Aaron Rashotte.  International Arabidopsis meeting.  Madison, WI June 2001

 

Synthetic and endogenous regulators of auxin transport and plant gravity response. Invited symposia Speaker. Plant Growth Regulators Society of America, July, 2001, Miami, FL.

 

Silman, Miles

 

Silman, M.  10/2001.  Life history and the maintenance of diversity and tropical tree communities.  Departmental Seminar: Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California-Santa Barbara.

 

Silman, M.  10/2001.  Controls on tropical tree diversity at multiple spatial scales.  Special Seminar: Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California-Santa Barbara.

 

Poole, I., P. van Bergen, and M. Silman.  11/2001.  Taphonomic observations from a tropical river system: implications for fossil wood and seed floras.  12th International Plant Taphonomy Meeting (http://www.uni-wuerzburg.de/mineralogie/tapho/vienna.html#poole).

 

Saatchi, S. and M. Silman.  3/2002.  Analysis of AIRSAR data over tropical forests of Manu National Park in Peru.  2002 AIRSAR Earth Science and Application Workshop, Pasadena. (http://airsar.jpl.nasa.gov/documents/workshop2002_pre_agenda.html#E1)

 

Moretz, C. Craig and Miles R. Silman.  4/2002.  Is Elliottia racemosa a fire dependent species? Historic records and current observations.  63rd ASB Meeting, Boone.

 

Wyatt, Julie and Miles Silman.  4/2002.  Seed predation and tropical forest communities: the critical role of large mammals.  63rd ASB Meeting, Boone.

 

Silver, Wayne

 

Alimohammadi H and Wayne L. Silver, WL (2002) In Vivo Effects of Capsazepine on Trigeminal Nerve Sensitivity to Carbon Dioxide and Nicotine. Presented at the Twenty Third Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Sarasota, FL.


Smith, William

 

Plenary Speaker, 16th Annual Forestry Science Workshop, Washington State University, Pullmann, WA, June 18-24, 2002.

 

Invited Symposium Speaker, Merging paleobotanical and ecophysiological approaches for understanding evolution, Ecological Society of America meetings, August 4-10, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ.

 

[A total of 7 papers were also presented by students and colleagues at national/international meetings (see student papers below). 

 

Tague, Brian

 

Factors Affecting Flowering in the Biennial Crucifer Barbarea verna, BJ Ferguson, RW Todd, ME Whittles and BW Tague. Annual Meeting for the American Society of Plant Biologists, Providence RI, July 2001

 

Factors Affecting Flowering in the Biennial Crucifer Barbarea verna, BJ Ferguson, RW Todd, ME Whittles and BW Tague. Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Plant Molecular Biology Retreat, Ashville NC, September 2001.

 

In Planta Transformation of Crucifers, Syngenta, Research Triangle, 12 October 2001

 

Factors Affecting Flowering in the Biennial Crucifer Barbarea verna, BJ Ferguson, RW Todd, ME  Whittles and BW Tague. 17th Annual Perspectives in Biology Symposium, Wake Forest University, November 2001

 

Fingers and flowers: Plant molecular genetics and development, Life Sciences Symposium, Wake Forest University, 1 December 2001

 

Graduate School:  How to apply and to choose a school and program, Life Sciences Symposium, Wake Forest University, 1 December 2001

 

Arabidopsis: Lessons from the first plant genomic sequence!,  Biology Department, Western Carolina

University, 15 February 2002

 

Biotechnology: peril or promise?, Biology Department, Francis Marion University, 26 February 2002

 

Weigl, Peter

 

Papers:

      With Winterrowd: one paper Animal Behavior Meeting 2001

      With Browne and Arbogast: Poster AIBS March, 2002

Seminar:

      Belmont Abbey College

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

“The evolution of polymorphisms maintained by frequency dependent selection in an asexual population of Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, talk co-authored with graduate student Sara Campbell, and “The effects of ploidy on the rate of adaptation in S. cerevisiae,” poster co-authored with undergraduate Thomas Vanderford, presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, Knoxville, TN, 06/27-07/01/01

 

“The genetic architecture of yeast adaptation to laboratory selection”, invited talk presented at the biannual meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Aarhus, Denmark, 08/20-26/01

 

“Genetics and genomics of adaptation in laboratory populations of Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, seminar presented 10/02/01to Genetics Program at Duke University, Durham, NC.

 

“Experimental evolution with Saccharomyces cerevisiae,” talk presented at annual South Eastern Regional Yeast Meeting, Gatlinburg TN, 03/08-10/02

 

“Experimental co-evolutionary genomics in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, seminar presented 02/21/02 in Population Biology series of Duke University Biology Department, Durham, NC.

 

 

III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

BIOLOGY

 

Ashley-Ross, Miriam

 

Chair of the committee and representative of the Division of Vertebrate Morphology to the Public Affairs Committee of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

 

Representative of the Division of Vertebrate Morphology to the Electronic Communications Committee of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

 

Browne, Carole

 

Educational Testing Service, one weekend/year

 

Browne, Robert

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Salt Lake Research

Chairman of the Board of Scientific Advisors, Highlands Biological Station

Member of the Board of  Directors,  Highlands Biological Station (reappointed by Chancelor of UNC system, Molly Broad, in July 2001)

 

Conner, William

 

Member of the Editorial Board on Insect Science

At large member of the Executive Council of the Lepidopterists’ Society of America Research Affliate of the Archbold Biological Station in Lake Placid, FL.

 

Curran, James

 

Permanent member of the “Genetic Mechanisms and Cancer” study section of the American Cancer Society.

Steering committee member for the North Carolina RNA Society.

Two grant study sections for the American Cancer Society (about seven days effort per study section).

Three grant study sections for the NIH (about seven days effort per study section).

Reviewer of two microbiology texts:  One for Sinauer & Associates, and one for Jones & Bartlett (about two days effort per text). 

Reviewer of four manuscripts, two for “Nucleic Acids Research,” one for the “Journal of Molecular Biology,” and one for “Gene Expression” (one day effort, total).

 

Dimock, Ronald

 

Treasurer, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

 

Esch, Gerald

 

Editor, Journal of Parasitology

 

Member, Council, American Society of Parasitologists

 

Eure, Herman

 

Consultant to Editor – Journal of Parasitology

 

Membership Committee – American Society of Parasitology

 

Fellows Committee – American Society of Parasitology

 

Consultant – American Institute of Biological Sciences

 

Johnson, A. Daniel

 

Ad hoc committee on the Supercomputing Grid Initiative; program will make access to high-speed supercomputers available to all universities and colleges in the Triad.


Kron, Kathleen

 

Editorial Board: Edinburgh Journal of Botany

 

Associate Editor: Systematic Botany

 

6-9 April 2002; Workshop on PhyloCode: Cycad Classification Conference, Montgomery Botanical Garden, Miami, FL.  Time: 12-15 hours

 

17 June 2002; Reynolda Gardens Botany Training for Primary Schoolteachers (Forsyth County).  Time: 4-6 hours.

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Editorial Board, Veterinary Parasitology

 

Reviewer on the Biology Panel for the Associateships Program of the National Research Council.

 

Consultant for external review of research programs at federally supported labs.  (Reviewed the program at the Walter Reed Army Institute for Research in April, 2002)

 

Lane, Hugo

 

National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) , President-Elect

NAAHP Board of Directors

NAAHP Executive Director Search Committee, Chair

NAAHP Professional Ethics Committee

NAAHP Biennial Conference Planning Committee, ex officio member

NAAHP Liaison to American Dental Association: “Committee on Educational Measures and Testing” 

NAAHP Representative on American Dental Association: “Oversight Committee to Develop a Campaign to Attract Qualified Students into Dentistry”

North Carolina Academy of Science Steering Committee, chair

North Carolina Academy of Science Board of Directors

North Carolina Academy of Science Yarboro Grants Committee

 

Muday, Gloria

 

Governing Board Member, American Society of Gravitational and Space Biology

 

Silman, Miles

 

Working group member, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) Workshop, Ecological and evolutionary patterns in Neotropical rainforest communities: interspecific life history variation in relation to habitat and phylogeny.  1 week

 

Working group member, Missouri Botanical Garden / Conservation International Center for Applied Biodiversity Studies (CABS)  Biodiversity and ecological monitoring of the east Andean slope. Ongoing.  First meeting January 2002 at NCEAS. 1 week.

 

Textbook editing and content consulting, HRW, 16 hrs.

 

Silver, Wayne

 

NIH ad hoc grant reviewer (1 day)

 

Smith, William

 

Subject Editor, Tree Physiology

Lead Editor, Scaling Photosynthesis from the Chloroplast to the Landscape, Physiolgical Ecology Series, Academic Press, NY (with TC Vogelmann and C Critchley).

 

Weigl, Peter

 

Reviewer for four journals this year ~ 10 papers

Journal of Mammalogy

American Midland Naturalist

Journal of Wildlife Management

Ecology

 

 

IV.  External Grants Received

 

BIOLOGY

 

Anderson, David

 

$150,000.        A satellite telemetry study fo the endangered Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus): oceanic habitat selecton, foraging behavior, and potential conflicts with longline fisheries, US Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

$7,500.            Development of a new GPS tag for marine animals, Tagging of Pacific Pelagics Program

 

$7,685.            Development of a new GPS tag for marine animals.  US Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

Browne, Robert

 

$25,000.         Support for Environmental Studies Program, Coca-cola Foundation (in conjunction with WFU Development Office).

 

Conner, William

 

$12,000.          Self Assessment of Defensive Potential by Insects. Eppley Foundation.

$127,600.        Predator-Prey Interactions: A Multilevel Analysis of the Bat-Moth Evolutionary Arms Race

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

$6,000.            Origin and Diversification of the Vaccinieae: Test of the utility of the homeotic gene leafy in phylogenetic studies of the temperate Cyanoccoccus Group, National Science Foundation – REU supplement

 

Smith, William

 

$305,401/3yrs    Smith, WK and TC Vogelmann. 2001. Alpine Treeline Stability in a Changing Global Environment: Mechanisms of Conifer Tree Seedling Establishment.  Evolutionary and Ecological Physiology Program, National Science Foundation.

 

$35,000             Smith, WK, TC Vogelmann, and C Critchley. 2001. Workshop/Edited Book Proposal: Scaling Photosynthesis From The Chloroplast To The Landscape.  12th International Congress On Photosynthesis, Brisbane, Australia, August 18-22, 2001  Proposal has been submitted to NSF, USDA, and DOE requesting partial funding from each for a total of $35,000 (All three grants were funded).

 

Weigl, Peter

Still using 2 grants based on earlier research Total remaining about $8,000.

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

$5,000.            Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplement to existing award “The genetic architecture of adaptation in laboratory yeast populations”, National Science Foundation.