SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS
Reporting Professional Activities
Fukuda. A., M. Katsuji, E. Hirano, M. Suzuki , H. Higuchi, E. Morishita, D. Anderson, S. Waugh, and R. Phillips. 2004. BGDL-II － a GPS data logger for birds. Mem. Natl. Inst. Polar Res., Spec. Issue 58:234-245.
Morgan, S. M., L. D. Clifford, M. A. Ashley-Ross, and D. J. Anderson. 2004. Variation in incubation temperatures in Nazca boobies: evidence for a critical period. J. of Avian Biology 35:416-424.
Steeves, T. E, D. J. Anderson and V. L. Friesen. 2004. A role for non-physical barriers to gene flow in the diversification of a highly vagile seabird, the masked booby (Sula dactylatra). Molecular Ecology 0 doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2005.00906.
Anderson, D. J., E. T. Porter, and E. D. Ferree. 2004. Non-breeding Nazca boobies (Sula granti) show social and sexual interest in chicks: Behavioural and ecological aspects. Behaviour 141:959-978.
Ferree, E. D., M. C. Wikelski, and D. J. Anderson. 2004. Hormonal correlates of siblicide in Nazca boobies: support for the challenge hypothesis. Hormones and Behavior 46:655-662.
Lecture Activities to accompany Audesirk’s Life of Earth text
Arbogast, BS, RA Browne, PD Weigl, and GJ Kanagy. 2005.
Conservation genetics of endangered flying squirrels from the Appalachian
mountains of eastern
Douglas, H. D., J. E. Co., T. H. Jones, and W. E. Conner 2004. Interspecific differences in Aethia spp. auklet odorants and evidence for chemical defense against ectoparasites. Journal of Chemical Ecology 30(10):1921-1935.
Yack, J, Timbers, T.A., W.E. Conner, Aniello, A. and F. Schroeder 2004. Defensive Flocculent Emissions in a Tiger Moth Homoeocera stictosoma (Arctiidae, Arctiinae). J Lepidopterists’ Society 58(3):1-5.
Douglas, H.D., J. E. Co, T. H. Jones, W. E. Conner, and M. Day. 2005. Chemical odorant of colonial seabird repels mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology (in press)
Hristov, N. and W. E. Conner 2005. Sound Strategy: Acoustic Aposematism is the Bat-Tiger Moth Arms Race. Naturwissenschaften (Online Version April, 2005)
Hristov, N and W. E. Conner 2005. Effectiveness of Tiger Moth (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) Chemical Defenses Against an Insectivorous Bat (Eptesicus fuscus). Chemoecology (in press, June 2005)
Invited Seminar in the Neuroscience
Program at the
Invited Seminar in the Department of
Ecology and Evolution at the
Article in Wake Forest Publication
(QWake) entitled “A Trek Worth Taking”, A visit to
Fahrbach, S.E. (2004) What arthropod brains say about arthropod phylogeny. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 101:3723-3724.
Fahrbach, S.E., Nambu, J., and Schwartz, L.M. (2005)
Programmed cell death and remodeling of neuromuscular systems during
metamorphosis. In: Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science, edited by Larry
Gilbert, Sarjeet Gill, and Kostos Iatrou. Elsevier,
Everhart, M. E., R. E. Kuhn and D. A. Zelmer. 2004. Infrapopulation dynamics of a wild strain of Taenia crassiceps (WFU)(Cestoda:Taeniidae) in Balb/c mice. Journal of Parasitology 90(1):79-84.
Willms, K, L. Robert, J. A. Jimenez, M. Everhart and R. E. Kuhn. 2004. Ultrastructure of spermiogenesis and the spermatozoon in Taenia crassiceps strobilae WFU strain (Cestoda, Cyclophyllidea, Taeniidae) from golden hamsters. Parasitol Res. 93(4):262-7.
Johnson, A. Daniel
Johnson AD. 2005. Morphological and Molecular Methods for Creating Phylogenetic Trees. Proceedings of the 26th Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (in press).
Moretz CM, Awkerman J, Thorington K. Johnson AD. 2005. Building an Ecosystem with a Semester– Long Lab Writing Project. Proceedings of the 26th Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (in press).
Johnson EC, Shafer OT, Trigg JS, Park J, Schooley DA, Dow JA, Taghert PH. (2005). A novel diuretic hormone receptor in Drosophila: evidence for conservation of CGRP signaling. J Exp Biol. 208:1239-46.
Bodmer, R., Wessels, R.J., Johnson, E.C., and H. Dowse. (2004). Heart Development and Function. In Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science.(Vol. 2) L.I. Gilbert, K. Iatrou, S. Gill eds. Volumes 1-7, Elsevier (In press)
Shafer, O., Johnson, E., Mertens,
McGuire, A. F. and K. A. Kron. 2005. Phylogenetic relationships of European and African heathers (Erica, Ericeae, Ericoideae, Ericaceae). International Journal of Plant Science. 166: 311-318.
F., K. A. Kron, J. L. Luteyn, E. Smets, and S. Jansen. 2004.
Comparative wood anatomy of the blueberry tribe (Vaccinieae, Ericaceae
s.l.). Annals of the
K. A. 2003 (2004). Phylogenetic relationships and major clades
of Rhododendron (Rhodoreae, Ericoideae, Ericaceae). Pp. 79-85.
In: Argent, G. and M. McFarlane (eds) Rhododendrons in horticulture and
“Leadership Workshop” In: THE ADVISOR, Vol. 23, No. 3, pages 8-11. September 2004
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 Physiol.: 135: 266-278
Peters, H., A. Pauw, M.
R. Silman, and J. Terborgh. 2004. Falling palm fronds structure tropical
rain forest plant communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society of
Wyatt, J. L. and M. R. Silman. 2004. Distance-dependence in two Neotropical palms: effects of spatial and temporal variation in seed predator communities. Oecologia 140:26-35.
Bush, M. B. and M. R. Silman. 2004. Observations on Late-Pleistocene cooling and precipitation in the Neotropics. Journal of Quaternary Science 18(7): 677-684.
Silman, A. Araujo Murakami, H. Pariamo, M. Bush, D. Urrego. 2005. Changes in tree community structure at the southern limits of
Johnson, D. M., W. K. Smith and M. R. Silman. 2005. Elevation, CO2, and plant functions characters: comment. Geology.
Smith, W. K., T. M. Vogelmann, C. Critchley. 2004 (eds). PhotosyntheticAdaptation:Chloroplast to
Abdaladze, O., Akhalkatsi, M., Nakhutsrishvili, G., Smith, W.K. (2005).
Some morphological features of Betula
litwinowii in the upper tree line of the Central Greater Caucasus. Proceedings
Smith WK, CR Brodersen, TE Hancock and DM Johnson (2004) Integrated plant temperature measurements using heat-sensitive paint and color 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, CJ Willson, and WK Smith. (2004). Morphotypic differentiation in a homogeneous sagebrush steppe generates islands of reproduction. Plant Ecology 36:467-479.
Johnson, D.M., W.K. Smith, and M. Silman 2005. Climate-independent paleoaltimetry using stomatal density in fossil leaves as a proxy for CO2 partial pressure: Comment. Geology, (on line Forum, Apr. 18, 2005).
Johnson, D.M., W.K. Smith. 2005. Leaf architecture, incident light direction, and mesophyll fluorescence profiles inside a broadleaf, conifer needle and cotyledon. 2005. American Journal of Botany, in press (June, 2005).
Brodersen, C.R., M.J. Germino, and W.K. Smith.
2005. Photosynthesis during an episodic drought in Abies lasiocarpa and Picea
engelmannii across an alpine treeline.
Smith, WK and DM Johnson. (2005) Biophysical effects of altitude on plant gas exchange. In Biophysical Plant Ecology: Perspectives and Trends. Springer, NY, in press (June, 2005).
W.K., T.C. Vogelmann, and C. Critchley. 2004. Chapter 1: Introduction. In PhotosyntheticAdaptation:Chloroplast to
W.K., P.S. Nobel, W.R. Reiners, T.C. Vogelmann, and C. Critchley. 2004. Chapter
11: A Synthesis. In PhotosyntheticAdaptation:Chloroplast
to Landscape. Springer,
Tague, B. W., Brian Ferguson, Sara Homsi, Ronald K. Neil, Kendrah Kidd-Pettit. (2004) Floral Induction in the Biennial Crucifer, Barbarea verna. Flowering Newsletter 37: 24-31.
Zeyl, C. 2005. The number of mutations selected during adaptation in a laboratory population of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics, published electronically ahead of print 3/2/05. Also listed in 2003-2004 report.
Grimberg, B. and C. Zeyl. 2005. The effects of sex and mutation rate on adaptation in test tubes and to mouse hosts by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Evolution 59: 431-438.
Awkerman, JA, A Fukuda, H Higuchi,
and DJ Anderson. Foraging activity and submesoscale habitat use of waved
albatrosses (Phoebastria irrorata) during the chick brooding period.
Third International Albatross and Petrel Conference,
Awkerman, JA, KP Huyvaert, DJ
Anderson. Egg rescue increases hatching success in mobile-incubating
waved albatrosses (Phoebastria irrorata). Pacific Seabird Group and
Waterbird Society Meeting,
Huyvaert KP, DJ Anderson, and PG
Parker. Sexual promiscuity and correlates of extrapair paternity in waved
albatrosses (Phoebastria irrorata). International Albatross and Petrel
Huyvaert KP, DJ Anderson, and PG
Parker. The social and genetic dynamics of promiscuity in waved albatrosses.
American Ornithologists’ Union,
Steeves T, D Anderson, and V Friesen. A role for non-physical barriers to gene flow
in the diversification of a highly vagile pantropical seabird, the masked booby
(Sula dactylatra). Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference
Chadwell, B.A., Hutcheson, J.L. and
M.A. Ashley-Ross. Changing the shape of
things: elevating the median fins alters the lateral profile of largemouth bass
(Micropterus salmoides). Presented at
the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology,
Walthall, J.C. and M.A. Ashley-Ross.
Postcranial myology of the
Invited Presentation (all expenses paid), International
Congress on the Brine Shrimp, Artemia,
XXII International Congress of Entomology in
Rogers-Lowery, C. L., and
R. V. Dimock, Jr., Antibody-mediated
immune response of fish during development of acquired resistance against larvae
of freshwater mussels. Ann Mtg., Society
for Integrative and Comparative Biology,
Rogers-Lowery, Constance L. and Ronald V. Dimock,
Jr. Changes in protease activity of fish
skin mucus during development of acquired resistance to larvae of freshwater
mussels, Association of Southeastern Biologists,
Dimock, Ronald V., Jr. and David C. Aldridge. Something is very fishy about these
mussels: the symbiosis of European
bitterling and their unionid hosts. Association of Southeastern Biologists,
March 24, 2005 – “The Effects of
Temperature, Season, and Latitude on the Population Dynamics of Two Enteric
Parasites in a
R.A., Robertson, G.E., and Fahrbach, S.E. (2004) A candidate extra-ocular
photoreceptor in the honey bee brain. International Congress of Histochemistry
N., Robinson, G.E., and Fahrbach, S.E. (2004) Pilocarpine treatment increases
the volume of mushroom body neuropil in Apis
mellifera. Society for Neuroscience
R.A., Robertson, H. M., and Fahrbach, S.E. (2004) Expression of pteropsin in
the honey bee brain. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting,
“How the Honey Bee Brain Grows Up: Plasticity of Brain and Behavior in a Naturalistic Context.” Symposium presentation at the 31st Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 25, 2004.
“How the Bee Brain Grows Up,” and “What the Bee Brain Sees: Visual and Non-visual Opsins of Honey Bees.” Two presentations at the 20th Annual Perspectives in Biology Symposium, Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, November 6, 2004.
“How the Honey Bee Brain Grows Up,” Keynote Speaker, Elon University, Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society (Sigma Mu chapter) Ceremony of Induction, March 30, 2005.
Johnson, A. Daniel
Presentation: “Introduction to Biohazards.” Biological
Emergency Response Team Training Program;
Presentation: “Building an Ecosystem with a Semester–Long
Lab Writing Project.” 26th Association of Biology Laboratory Educators’ Annual
Presentation: “Systematics, Morphological, and Molecular
Phylogenies.” 26th Association of Biology Laboratory Educators’ Annual
Shafer, O., Johnson, E., Mertens,
Kron, K. A. , E. Ann Powell, and Catherine Bush. Resolving
relationships within Ericoideae (Ericaceae) using chloroplast and nuclear DNA
sequences. Botany 2004 Conference, Snowbird,
Bush, C.M. and K. A. Kron. “Rose of the
McGuire, A. F. and K. A. Kron. Evolutioinary relationships of European and
African Heathers (Erica, Ericoideae, Ericaceae). Botany 2004 Conference,
Lamb-Frye, A. S. and K. A. Kron. Phylogenetic relationships of Eriogoniodeae
(Polygonaceae) based on chloroplast DNA sequences. Botany 2004 Conference,
Thirty-first Fancy Gap Immunoparasitology Workshop, Oct. 2004: “Lack of detection of feminization in male mice infected with larval Taenia crassiceps. J. Aldridge and R. Kuhn.
Annual meeting of the American
Association of Immunologists,
S. and Silver W.L. (2004) THE EFFECT OF capsaicin/vanilloid
receptor BLOCKERS ON PERIPHERAL TRIGEMINAL NERVE RESPONSES TO IRRITANTS
Presented at the fourteenth International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste.
S. and Silver W.L. (2005) PERIPHERIAL TRIGEMINAL NERVE RESPONSES TO A
HOMOLOGOUS SERIES OF CARBOXYLIC ACIDS. Presented at the Twenty Seventh Annual
Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences.
Alimohammadi H. and Silver W. L., (2005) TRIGEMINAL
NERVE RESPONSES TO PUNGENT SPICES. Presented at the Twenty Seventh Annual
Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences.
Johnson, D. M. and W. K.
Smith. 2004. Light
absorption and chlorophyll distribution patterns in different leaf types
measured using chlorophyll fluorescence. Annual Meeting of the Botanical
Akhalkatsi M. 2004. Global warming effect on birch seedling establishment
at treeline in the
Akhalkatsi M. 2004. Mechanisms of
Treeline Stability in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia: Low-temperature
Photoinhibition and Interspecific Facilitation. Annual Meeting of the Botanical
Lecture: Smith, W.K. 2004. Form/structure
versus metabolic adaptations in conifer photosynthesis: cells to landscapes. 13th
Annual Photosynthesis Congress, Sept. 5-9,
Snow, A G. and W. K. Smith. 2004. Impact of extreme episodic storm events on primary dune species of barrier islands: the threatened species Amarathus pumilus. First National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration scheduled December 6-10, 2004 in
at the Wyndham Palace Resort. Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Invited Speaker, Huggins Science
California Bay-Delta Authority, 16 hrs
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
Chairman of the Educational
Committee of the Lepidopterists’ Society of
NIH, two grant study section panels (GGG-J). A total of four days effort.
Treasurer, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (2nd 3-yr term)
Chair, Finance Committee, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Member Executive Committee, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Consulting Editor, Journal of Parasitology of the American Society of Parasitology (ASP)
Member, Marc Dresden Travel Awards Committee (ASP)
Member of the Judges Panel of the
Marc Dresden Outstanding Student Presentation Awards Committee, American
Society of Parasitology, June 2005,
American Institute of Biological Sciences
Hormones and Behavior, Editorial Board member
Journal of Comparative Neurology, Editorial Board member
Advisory Board Member, Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
Candidate for President of Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (election-in-progress)
Member, National Science Foundation GK-12 Panel, Biology 2
(met at NSF headquarters in
Editorial Board of the Edinburgh Journal of Botany 1995-present
Editorial Board of the Rhododendron Species Journal 2005
Council Member, American Society of Plant Taxonomists
Chair of the Awards Committee, American Society of Plant Taxonomists (oversees graduate travel awards, awards of service and merit, and best presentation awards at annual meetings with over 1000 attendees and several hundred participants).
Member of International Search
committee for Special Professorship
positions at the Botanical Institute and the
Editorial Board: Veterinary Parasitology
Past-President, NAAHP (National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
NAAHP Liaison to Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) GSA – Steering Committee
NAAHP Liaison Coordinator
NAAHP Ethics Committee (Chair)
Outside reviewer for Belmont Abbey College Biology Department - 25 hours
AAMC Group on Student Affairs – Advisor Information Services Task Force - 4 hours
Journal of the
The Ecological Society of
Nominating Committee: Association for Chemoreception Sciences
Editorial Board, Tree Physiology
Editorial Review, Board Eurasian Journal of Forestry
Lead Editor, Scaling Photosynthesis from the Chloroplast to the Landscape, Physiological Ecology Series, Academic Press, NY (with TC Vogelmann and C Critchley).
$16,693. “Long-line Fishing in the Galapagos Marine Reserve: Evaluating and Mitigating Effects on the Endemic Waves Albatross.” Swiss Friends of Galapagos.
$199,688 “From water to land: salamanders as a model for understanding the evolution of tetrapod locomotion”. NSF. (continuing grant)
$10,000. “Chemical Ecology
of the tiger mother genus, Utetheisa and its Tournefortia hostplant complex in
$37, 605 “Functional
Genomics of Chronobiological Plasticity in the Honey Bee (Co-PI, G. Bloch,
$437, 845 “BeeSpace – An Interactive
Environment for Analyzing Nature and Nurture in Societal Roles (Lead PI, B.
$52,999 Steromicroscope Equipment grant. National Science Foundation.
facilitiation by Rhododendron caucasicum
extends the Betula litwinowii alpikne
treeline, Caucasus Mountains of Georgia.
Georgia Institute of
of a steomicroscope to the Department of Biology,
$9,874 . Research Experiences for K-12 Teachers, National Science Foundation.
$4,792. Episodic versus daily stress effects on plant resource acquisition, survival,and fitness at the land-sea interface. NC Sea Grant Program.
$9,904. Alpine Treeline Stability: Mechanisms of conifer tree seedling establishment. NSF, Research Experiences for K-12 Teachers Program (RET supplement), Proposal #0513604.