SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

For

Reporting Professional Activities

 

Reynolda Campus

2003-2004

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.  Papers and Presentations

III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV.  External Grants Received

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

BIOLOGY

 

Anderson, David

 

Anderson, D. J., K. P. Huyvaert, V. Apanius, H. Townsend, C. L. Gillikin, L. D. Hill, F. Juola, E.T. Porter, D. R. Wood, C. Lougheed, and H. Vargas.  2002.  Waved albatross population size and trends.  Marine Ornithology 30:63-69.

 

Steeves, T. E., D. J. Anderson, H. McNally, M. H. Kim, and V. L. Friesen.  2003. Phylogeography of Sula: the role of physical barriers to gene flow in the diversification Of tropical seabirds.  Journal of Avian Biology 34:217-223.

 

Morgan, S. M., M. A. Ashley-Ross and D. J. Anderson.  2003.  Foot-mediated incubation: Nazca booby (Sula granti) feet as surrogate brood patches.  Physiological and Biochemical Zoology.

 

Tarlow, E. M., M. Hau, D. J. Anderson, and M. Wikelski.  2003. Diel changes in plasma melatonin and corticosterone levels in tropical Nazca boobies (Sula granti) in relation to moon phase and age.  General and Comparative Endocrinology 133:297-304.

 

Mouritsen, H., K. P. Huyvaert, B. J. Frost, and D. J. Anderson.  2003. Waved albatrosses can navigate with strong magnets attached to their head.  J. of Experimental Biology 206:4155-

4165.

 

Anderson, D. J. and V. Apanius.  2003.  Actuarial and reproductive senescence in a long-lived seabird: preliminary evidence.  Experimental Gerontology 38:757-760.

 

Huyvaert, K. P.  and D. J. Anderson.  2004.  Limited dispersal in the Nazca booby.  Journal of Avian Biology 35:46-53.

 

What you can learn about seabirds by living with them for 20 years and having a lot of electronics.  NC State Meeting, National Audubon Society.

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley-Ross, Miriam

 

Morgan, S.M., Ashley-Ross, M.A., and D.J. Anderson. 2003. Foot-mediated incubation: Nazca booby (Sula granti) feet as surrogate brood patches. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 76(3): 360-366.

 

Ashley-Ross, M.A. and B.F. Bechtel. 2004. Kinematics of the transition between aquatic and terrestrial locomotion in the newt Taricha torosa. Journal of Experimental Biology, 207: 461-474.

 

Browne, Robert

 

Browne, R. A., Anderson, D. A., White, M. D. and M. Johnson. 2003. Evidence for low genetic divergence among Galapagos Opuntia cactus species. Noticias de Galapagos 62: 11- 15.

 

Conner, William

 

W. E. Conner and S. Weller (2004) 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.

 

Bats, Moths, and Poetry: Evolution of Acoustic Communication in Tiger Moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Invited Speaker Clemson University. March 1, 2004.

 

Sound Strategies: Acoustic Interaction of Bats and Moths. Annual Mike Duke Lecture at North Carolina State University. May 12, 2004.

 

Curran, James

 

One minireview article for Chemistry and Biology. “ Death, Taxes and the Genetic Code,” Chem. Biol. 10:586-7.

 

Esch, Gerald

 

“Parasites, People and Places”, 2004, Gerald W. Esch, published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. 235 pp.

 

Fellis, K.J., N.J. Negovetich, G.W. Esch, I.G. Horak, and J. Boomker. 2003. Patterns of association, nestedness, and co-occurrence of helminthes in the lesser kudu, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, in the Kruger National Park, South Africa and the Etosha National Park, Namibia.  Journal of Parasitology 89: 899-908.

 

Fellis, K.J. and G.W. Esch. 2004. Community structure and seasonal dynamics of helminth parasites in Lepomis cyanellus and L. macrochurus from Charlie’s Pond, North Carolina: Host size and pecies as determinantsof community structure.  Journal of Parasitology 90: 41-49.

 

Fantz, Douglas

 

Ginger RK. Miley, Douglas Fantz, Danielle Glossip, Xiaowei Lu, R. Mato Saito, Takao Inoue, Robert Palmer, Sander van den Heuvel, Paul Sternberg, and Kerry Kornfeld.  The identification of residues of the Caenorhabditis elegans LIN-1 ETS domain that are necessary for DNA binding and regulation of vulval cell fates. (submitted to Genetics, Spring 2004).

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

Powell, E. A. and K. A. Kron.  2003.  Molecular systematics of the northern Andean blueberries (Vaccinieae, Vacciniodeae, Ericaceae).  International Journal of Plant Science. 164:987-995.

 

Kron, K. A. and J. L. Luteyn.  2004.  Origins and biogeographic patterns in Ericaceae: new insights from recent phylogenetic analyses.  Biologiske Skrifter, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Infrapopulation dynamics of a wild strain of Taenia crassiceps (WFU) (Cestoda: Taeniidae) in BALB/cJ mice. J Parasitol. 2004 Feb;90(1):79-84.

 

Johnson, A. Daniel

 

Johnson AD. 2003. Do You Have a 10 Liter Bladder? Visually Reinforcing Understanding of Nephron Functions.  J.Coll.Sci.Teach., 33: 52–53.

 

Johnson AD. 2004. Molds As Model Organisms For Undergraduate Structured Inquiry Labs. Proceedings of the 25th Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (in press).

 

Muday, Gloria

 

Buer, CS, and Muday, GK (2004) The transparent testa4 mutation prevents flavonoid synthesis and alters auxin transport and the response of Arabidopsis roots to gravity and light. Plant Cell:16: In press May

 

Sun, H, Basu, S, Brady, SR, Luciano, RL, and Muday, GK (2004)  Interactions between auxin transport and the actin cytoskeleton in developmental polarity of Fucus distichus embryos in response to light and gravity. Plant Physiology: 135 In press, May

 

Rashotte, AM, Poupart, J, Waddell, CS, and Muday, GK (2003) The natural auxin IBA undergoes tissue specific polar transport in a pathway distinct from IAA transport. Plant Physiology:133: 761-772.

Muday, GK, Peer, WA, Murphy, AS (2003) Vesicular cycling mechanisms that control auxin transport polarity. Trends in Plant Science. 8:301-303.

 

Silman, Miles

 

Silman, M. R., E. J. Ancaya, and J. Brinson. Bamboo forests of western Amazonia.  In: Purus: an Amazonian Ecosystem. R. Leite and N. Pitman, eds. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. (Title will appear in Spanish).

 

Weng, C., M. B. Bush, and M. R. Silman. Elevational characteristics of modern-pollen rain recorded in moss-polsters and surface sediments in the Rio Manu watershed, Peru. Journal of Tropical Ecology.

 

Wyatt, J.L. and M.R. Silman  Distance-dependences in two Neotropical palms:  effects of spatial and temporal variation in seed predator communities.  Oecologia.

 

Silver, Wayne

 

Finger T.E., Bottger B., Hansen A., Anderson K.T., Alimohammadi H., and Silver W.L. (2003) Solitary chemoreceptor cells in the nasal cavity serve as sentinels of respiration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 100:8981-6.

 

Smith, William

 

Smith, WK, TM Vogelmann, C Critchley. 2004. Scaling           Photosynthetic Adaption from the Chloroplast to Landscape. Springer, New york. 416   pp.

 

Smith, WK et al. (2003). Another perspective on the altitudinal occurrence of alpine timberline. Tree Physiol 23:1101-1112.

 

Smith WK, CR Brodersen, TE Hankcock and DM Johnson (2004) Integrated plant temperature measurements using heat-sensitive paint and colour image analysis.  Functional Ecology 18, 148-153. 

 

Johnson DM, MJ Germino and WK Smith (2004) Abiotic factors limiting photosynthesis           in Abies lasiocarpa and Picea engelmannii seedlings below and above the alpine timberline.  Tree Physiology 24, 377-386. 

                                      

Hunt ER Jr., RD Kelly, WK Smith, JT Fahnestock, JM Welker (2004) Estimation of Carbon sequestration by combining remote sensing and net ecosystem exchange data for northern mixed-grass prairie and sagebrush-steppe ecosystems.  Environmental            Management Online DOI: 10.1007/s00267-003-9151-0.

 

Hill JP,2 CJ Willson,3 and WK Smith. 2004. Morphotypic differentiation in a homogeneous sagebrush steppe generates islands of reproduction. Plant Ecology 36:467-479.

 

Smith, WK, TM Vogelmann, C Critchley. 2004.  Chapter 1 and 11. Scaling Photosynthetic Adaption from the Chloroplast to Landscape. Springer, New york. 416 pp.

 

Tague, Brian

 

Tague, B. W., Brian Ferguson, Ron Neil, Kendrah Kidd-Pettit. (2004) Floral Induction in the Biennial Crucifer, Barbarea verna. In press.

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

Zeyl, C.  2004.  The number of mutations selected during adaptation in a laboratory population of Saccharomyces cerevisiaeGenetics, in press.

 

Zeyl, C.  2004.  Experimental studies of ploidy evolution in yeast (invited review).  FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 233: 187-192.

 

Zeyl, C.  2004.  Capturing the adaptive mutation in yeast (invited review).  Research in Microbiology, in press.

 

 

II.  Papers and Presentations

 

BIOLOGY

 

Anderson, David

 

Townsend, H and DJ Anderson.  Costs of reproduction using multi-state mark-recapture models.   American Ornithologists Union Meeting, Champaign IL, 6-9 August 2003.

 

Clifford, LD and DJ Anderson.  Food availability and obligate brood reduction in the Nazca booby.  American Ornithologists Union Meeting, Champaign IL, 6-9 August 2003.

 

Westbrock, MA and DJ Anderson  Sex-specific nestling mortality, food requirements, and sex ratios in the waved albatross.  American Ornithologists Union Meeting, Champaign IL, 6-9 August 2003.

 

Porter, ET and DJ Anderson.  Social interest of nestlings to non-breeding adult Nazca boobies: causes and consequences.  American Ornithologists Union Meeting, Champaign IL, 6-9 August 2003.

 

Huyvaert, KP, MA Westbrock, and DJ Anderson.  Responses to uncertain paternity by waved albatrosses.  American Ornithologists Union Meeting, Champaign IL, 6-9 August 2003.

 

Anderson, DJ, CA Humphries, VD Arevalo, K Fischer, and H Townsend.  Contributions of marginal offspring to reproductive success of obligately siblicidal Nazca boobies: a multiple-hypothesis approach.  American Ornithologists Union Meeting, Champaign IL, 6-9 August 2003.

 

Ashley-Ross, Miriam

 

Chadwell, B.A., Vichot, D., Harris, C. and M.A. Ashley-Ross. Dorsal fin use during the escape response in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Presented (speaker: Chadwell) at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, New Orleans, LA, January 2004.

 

Browne, Carole

 

Invited seminars: The effect of exogenous heat shock protein 70 on cell cycle and the cytoskeleton, UNC-Pembroke April 2004

 

Dimock, Ronald

 

Rogers, C. L. and R. V. Dimock, Jr.  Encapsulationa of the glochidium larva of freshwater mussels on naïve and resistant host fish.. Ann. Mtg. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, New Orleans, LA,  Jan 5-9, 2004.

 

Dimock, R. V., Jr. and D. C. Aldridge.  Role reversal in a mussel-fish symbiosis: the European Bitterling.. Annual Meeting, North Carolina Academy of Science, Catawba College, NC, March 26-28, 2004

 

Rogers, C. L. and R. V. Dimock, Jr.  Encapsulation of glochidia larvae of freshwater mussels attached to fish. Annual Meeting, North Carolina Academy of Science, Catawba College, NC, March 26-28, 2004

 

Esch, Gerald

 

N.J. Negovetich, and G.W. Esch. “Fecundity and Trematode communities of Helisoma anceps in Charlie’s Pond: A long-term study”.  Paper presented at the 78th annual meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Hal;ifax, Nova Scotia, August 2003.

 

Esch, G.W. “Historical perspectives on field parasitology in North America”, Invited presentation, President’s Symposium, 78th annual meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Halfax, Nova Scotia, August, 2003. 

 

K.J. Fellis, and G.W. Esch, Metacommunity analysis of macroparasites from a series of freshwater ponds in the Piedmont area of North Carolina “.  Paper presented at the 78th annual meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Helifax, Nova Scotia, August, 2003.

 

Fantz, Douglas

 

Fantz, D.A.,  Smith, R., Zobel, C., Glossip, D., Kornfeld, K.  Identification of C. elegans rab-8 as an essential gene involved in vulval development.  International 2003 C. elegans Meeting.

 

Milley-Kelly, G.R., Fantz, D.A., and Kornfeld, K.  Analysis of loss-of-function lin-1 mutations that identify functionally significant residues of the ETS DNA-binding domain.  International 2003 C. elegans Meeting.

 

Smith R.H.. and D.A. Fantz.  Utilization of Caenorhabditis elegans microarrays to identify novel targets of Ras signaling.  Regional NCAS meeting.

 

Hanks, A. J. and D.A. Fantz.  Identification of the mks-1 tumor suppressor gene in Caenorhabditis elegans. Regional NCAS meeting.

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

Powell, E. A. and K. A. Kron.  2003.  Species limits and phylogenetic relationships in Satyria sensu stricto (Vaccinieae, Ericaceae). Botanical Society of America and American Society of Plant Taxonomists meeting, 26-31 July 2003, Mobile, AL.

Kron, K. A.  2003.  Phylogenetic relationships of Menziesia (Rhodoreae, Ericoideae, Ericaceae) based on nrITS and matK sequence data.  Botanical Society of America and American Society of Plant Taxonomists meeting, 26-31 July 2003, Mobile, AL.

Kron, K. A.  2003.  Natural variation in Rhododendron.  American Rhododendron Society Northeast Regional Conference, Hyannis, MA.  31 Oct – 2 Nov.

University of Melbourne, Australia, 01 Oct 2003.  Evolution and biogeography of Ericaceae.  150th Anniversary of the Australian National Herbarium at University of Melbourne.

 

Muday, Gloria

 

Environmental Modulation of Root Branching by Changing Auxin Flow from the Shoot with Mary Beth Lovin and Charles Buer; 4th International Symposium on Adventitious Root Formation; May 10-14, 2004; Savannah, GA

 

Auxin transport regulation by flavonoids signaling modulates the response of plants to changes in light and gravity; with Charles Buer;  Auxin 2004; Crete, Greece May 24-29,2004

 

Interactions between auxin transport and the actin cytoskeleton in developmental polarity of Fucus distichus embryos in response to light and gravity  with Haiguo Sun, Swati Basu, Shari R. Brady, Auxin 2004; Crete, Greece May 24-29,2004

 

Departmental Seminars presented at:

Ohio University, Department of Botany, October 2003

North Carolina State University, Department of Botany, September 2003

 

Silver, Wayne

 

Allgood S. and Silver W.L. (2004) The effect of VR1 blockers on peripheral trigeminal nerve responses to irritants.  Presented at the Twenty Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Sarasota, FL.

 

Finger T.E., Gulbransen B., Böttger B., Alimohammadi H., Silver, W.L. Persistence of nasal solitary chemoreceptor cells after neonatal capsaicin treatment.  Presented at the Twenty Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Sarasota, FL.

 

Alimohammadi H. and Silver W. L., (2004)  Patterns of variation in the behavioral responses of rats to irritants after neonatal capsaicin treatment.  Presented at the Twenty Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Sarasota, FL.

 

Smith, William

 

Presented 8/03 at annual conference for The Ecologial Society of America (ESA) in Savannah, Georgia: 

 

CR Broderson, MJ Germino, and WK Smith.  Carbon uptake limitations in Abies         lasiocarpa and Picea engelmannii across and alpine treeline ecotone. 

 

DM Johnson, MJ Germino and WK Smith.  Carbon gain in young seedlings of Abies lasiocarpa and Picea engelmannii at alpine treeline. 

 

NJ Hasselquist, MJ Germino, Tp McGonigle and WK Smith. Differences in ectomycorrhizal infection of conifer seedlings across an alpine-treeline ecotone: Relative importance of variation in soil properties and microclimate. 

 

TE Hancock, and WK Smith.  Ecophysiology and life history effects on plant survival in barrier beach sand dunes. 

 

Presented 3/04 at annual meeting for The North Carolina Academy of Science (NCAS) at Catawba College in Salsbury, North Carolina:

 

MO Sprague and WK Smith.  Seasonal and daily variation in incident sunlight on           single-leaved ramets of Hydrocotyle bonariensis. 

 

Tague, Brian

 

Kidd-Petit, KO, BJ Ferguson and BW Tague. No changes in DNA methylation during vernalization of a biennial crucifer. North Carolina Plant Molecular Biology Consortium Seventeenth Annual Retreat, Ashville NC, September 2003

 

Kidd-Petit, KO, BJ Ferguson and BW Tague. No changes in DNA methylation during vernalization of a biennial crucifer. Wake Forest University Graduate Student Research Day, April 4, 2003

 

Weigl, Peter

 

Presentations at 84th meeting of American Society of Mammalogists,  June 11-16, 2004, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

 

Weigl, et al. Northern flying squirrels and scenic highways:  the road to extinction.

 

Thorington, K.K. and P.D. Weigl. Southern flying squirrel winter aggregations: company is welcome but kin are better.

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

“Nuclear-mitochondrial interactions in evolving yeast,” talk presented to the Gordon Research Conference on Microbial Population Biology, Plymouth NH, July 2003

 

“Lifestyles of the well adapted,” invited lecture presented at the University of Montana, January 2004

 

 

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

 

Browne, Carole

 

Editor, Test Bank, Pollard’s Cell Biology, Elsevier Science

Reviewer: Campbell/Reece, Biology,  7th edition

Reviewer: Biology by Graham, Graham, Wedemayer and Wilcox

Editor and Contributer: Supplementary Materials for the text: Audesirk,  Audesirk, and Byers, Life on Earth 4th Edition

 

Browne, Robert

 

Reviews of National Science Foundation grant, Belgian National Science Foundation grant and manuscripts for numerous journals.

 

Chair, Highlands Biological Station Board of Scientific Advisors

Highlands Biological Station, Board of Directors member, re-appointment by Chancellor

Molly Broad

 

Conner, William

 

Associate Editor for the Journal of Insect Science

 

Chair of the Educational Committee of the Lepidopterists’ Society of America

 

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).

 

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

 

Reviewer of a textbook for Holt, Rinhart, Winston.

 

Reviewer of about a half dozen manuscripts for “Nucleic Acids Research” and the “Journal of Molecular Biology,”

 

Dimock, Ronald

 

Treasurer, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (2nd 3-yr term)

 

Esch, Gerald

 

Editor (10th year), Journal of Parasitology

 

Member, Council, American Society of Parasitologists

 

Referee, Cambridge University Press (5 hours)

 

Referee, Cummings Publishing Co. (20 hours)

 

Eure, Herman

 

Consulting Editor, American Society of Parasitology (ASP)

 

Chair, Membership Committee of ASP

 

Member of the Marc Dresden Awards Committee – ASP

 

Fellows Committee – ASP

 

American Institute of Biological Sciences

 

Fantz, Douglas

 

Chair of Molecular Biology and Development section of NCAS meeting.

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

Member of the Editorial Board of the Edinburgh Journal of Botany

 

Council Member, American Society of Plant Taxonomists

 

Awards Committee Member, American Society of Plant Taxonomists

 

Karling Awards Committee, Botanical Society of America

 

University of Copenhagen, Copenhage, Denmark – member of review committee for internationally advertised position in molecular systematics and for internationally advertised position in botanical/herbarium research at the University of Copenhagen Botanical Institute: approx. 40 hours.

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Editorial Board, Veterinary Parasitology

 

Lane, Hugo

 

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

 

NAAHP Board of Directors, Chair

 

NAAHP Professional Ethics Committee

 

Association of American Medical College (AAMC): NAAHP Liaison to “Group on Student Affairs Committee on Admissions”

 

Health Professions Advisors of North Carolina (HPANC): Advisory Committee

 

North Carolina Academy of Science (NCAS) Board of Directors

 

Chair, Steering Committee, NCAS

 

Smith, William

 

Editorial Board, 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

 

Several state and regional committees dealing with land stewardship (SAHC) and animal conservation

 

 

IV.  External Grants Received

 

BIOLOGY

 

Anderson, David

 

$16,693.          “Long-line Fishing in the Galapagos Marine Reserve:  Evaluating and Mitigating Effects on the Endemic Waves Albatross.”  Swiss Friends of Galapagos.

 

Ashley-Ross, Miriam

 

$199,688         “From water to land:  salamanders as a model for understanding the evolution of tetrapod locomotion”.  NSF.

 

Conner, William

 

$10,000.          “Chemical Ecology of the tiger mother genus, Utetheisa and its Tournefortia hostplant complex in the Galapagos Islands.”  National Geographic Society.

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

$9,000.            “Supplement: Evolution and Diversification of azaleas and rhododendrons.  National Science Foundation Division of Biology and International Programs.

 

Smith, William

 

$284,650/3yrs    2003. Episodic versus daily stress effects on plant resource acquisition, survival, and fitness at the land-sea interface. National Science Foundation, Ecology Panel.

 

$5792.00           Episodic versus daily stress effects on plant resource acquisition, survival, and fitness at the land-sea interface. NC Sea Grant Program.

 

$5,679.00          Mechanisms of Upper Treeline Stability. NSF, Research Experiences fo Undergraduates Program.

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

$450,521..       “The evolution of sex in experimental yeast populations.”  National Science Foundation.