SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

For Biology

Reporting Professional Activities

 

Reynolda Campus

2006-2007

 

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Anderson, David

 

Anderson, D. J. and P. T. Boag.  2006.  No extra-pair fertilization observed in Nazca Booby (Sula granti) broods.  Wilson Journal of Ornithology 118:244-247.

 

Awkerman, J. A., K. P. Huyvaert, J. Mangel, J. Alfaro Shigueto, and D. J. Anderson. 2006.  Incidental and intentional catch threatens Galápagos waved albatross.  Biological Conservation 133:483-489.

 

Maness, T. J., M. A. Westbrock, and D. J. Anderson.  2007.  Ontogenic sex ratio variation in Nazca Boobies ends in male-biased adult sex ratio.  Waterbirds 30:10-16.

 

Awkerman, J. A., K. Hobson, and D. J. Anderson.  2007.  Isotopic (δ15N and δ13C) evidence for intersexual foraging differences and temporal variation in habitat use in waved albatrosses.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 85:273-279.

 

Browne, Carole

 

Browne, C.L., Swan, J.B., Rankin, E.E., Calvert, H. Griffiths, S. and Tytell, M. (2007) Extracellular heat shock protein 70 has novel functional effects on sea urchin eggs and coelomocytes. J. Exp. Biol. 210:1275-1287

 

Browne, Robert

 

Browne, R. A. and P. M. Ferree. 2007. Genetic structure of Southern Appalachian “sky-island” populations of the red-backed vole. Journal of Mammalogy 83:106- 116.

 

Conner, William

 

W. E. Conner (2006) Gestalt entomology. American Scientist 94:470-471.

 

J. R. Barber and W. E. Conner (2006) Tiger moth responses to simulated bat attack: Timing and duty cycle. Journal of Experimental Biology 209:2637-2650.

 

Garrett, S. E., W. E. Conner, L. Roque-Albelo. 2007. Alkaloid protection of Utetheisa galapagensis (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) against an invertebrate and a vertebrate predator in the Galápagos Islands. Journal of Galápagos Research (in press).

 

Jordan, A. T., and W. E. Conner. 2007. Dietary basis for developmental plasticity of an androconial structure in the salt marsh moth Estigmene acrea:  A comparison with Creatonotus gangis (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society (in press).

 

Jordan, A. T. and W. E. Conner. 2007. The morphogenetic effects of alkaloidal metabolites on the development of the coremata in the salt marsh moth, Estigmene acrea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Archives of Insect Physiology and Biochemistry (submitted).

 

Barber, J.R. and W. E. Conner. 2007. Acoustic mimicry in a predator-prey interaction.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (in press).

 

Barber, J. R. and W. E. Conner. 2007. Hawkmoths produce ultrasound in response to tactile stimulation and a simulated bat attack. Naturwissenschaften (in press).

 

Dimock, Ronald

 

Dodd, B. J., M. C. Barnhart, C. L. Rogers-Lowery, T. B. Fobian, R. V. Dimock, Jr., 2006. Persistence of host response against glochidia larvae in Micropterus salmoides.  Fish  Shellfish. Immunol. 21: 473-484.

 

Rogers-Lowery, C. L., R. V. Dimock, Jr. and R. E. Kuhn.  2007. Antibody response of bluegill sunfish during development of acquired resistance against the larvae of the freshwater mussel Utterbackia imbecillis Develop. Comp. Immunol. 31: 143-155.

 

Esch, Gerald

 

“Parasites and Infectious Disease: Discovery by Serendipity, and Otherwise.” Published (30 May 2007) by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K., 335 p.

 

Negovetich, N.J., K.J. Fellis, G.W. Esch, I.G. Horak, and J. Boomker.  2006. An examination of the infra-and component nematode communities from impala (Aepyceros melampu) in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.  Journal of Parasitology 92: 1180-1190.

 

Fahrbach, Susan

 

Velarde, R.A., Robinson, G.E., and Fahrbach, S.E. (2006) Nuclear receptors of the honey bee: annotation and expression in the adult brain. Insect Molecular Biology 15: 583-595.

 

Honeybee Genome Sequencing Consortium (2006) Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera. Nature 443:931-949.

 

Johnson, A. Daniel

 

Johnson AD. 2007. Chlamydomonas as a Model For Undergraduate Investigative Laboratories.. Proceedings of the 28th Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education, 28: 95–100.

 

Johnson, Erik

 

Birse, R.T., E.C. Johnson*, P.H. Taghert, and D.R. Nassel. (2006). A widely-distributed Drosophila G protein-coupled receptor (CG7887) is activated by endogenous tachykinin-related peptides. J. Neurobiol. 66: 33-46.

 

Johnson, E.C. (2006). Postgenomic approaches to resolve neuropeptide signaling in Drosophila. In Invertebrate Neuropeptides and Hormones: Basic Kowledge and Recent Advances. Honoo Satake Ed. Transworld Research Network. pp. 179-224.

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

Kron, K.A. and J.L. Luteyn. 2006.  Origins and biogeographic patterns in Ericaceae:  new insights from recent phylogenetic analyses, Pp. 479-500.  In: Friis, I. and H. Balslev (eds.) Plant Diversity and complexity patterns:  local, regional, and global dimensions.  Biologiske Skrifter 55, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Aldridge, J. R., Mary Jennett and R. E. Kuhn.  2007.  Uptake and secretion of host proteins by Taenia crassiceps metacestodes.  Journal of Parasitology 92(5): 1101-1102.

 

Rogers-Lowery, C. L., R. V. Dimock, Jr., and R. E. Kuhn.  2006.  Antibody response of bluegill sunfish during development of acquired resistance against the larvae of the freshwater mussel Utterbackia imbecillus.  Comparative and Developmental Immunology 31(2): 143-155.

 

Aldridge, J. R., Mary Jennett and R. E. Kuhn.  2006.  Balb/cJ male mice do not feminize after infection with larval Taenia crassiceps.  Journal of Parasitology 93: 190-191.

 

Muday, Gloria

 

Muday, GK, Brady1, SR, Argueso, C., Deruère, J, Kieber, JJ, and DeLong, A. (2006) RCN1-regulated phosphatase activity and EIN2 modulate hypocotyl gravitropism by a mechanism that does not require ethylene signaling. Plant Physiology: 141: 1617-1629

 

Sibout, R, Sukumar, P, Hettiarachchi, C, Holm, M, Muday, GK and Hardtke, CS (2006) Opposite root growth phenotypes of hy5 vs. hy5 hyh correlate with increased constitutive auxin signaling. PLOS Genetics: 2:1898-1911

 

Muday, GK and Rahman, A (In press) Auxin transport and the integration of gravitropic growth.  In Plant Tropisms: eds Gilroy, S and Masson, P, Blackwell Publishing

 

Silman, Miles

 

Silman, M. R. and C. Krisel. 2006. Getting to the root of tree neighborhoods: hectare-scale root zones of a Neotropical fig.  Journal of Tropical Ecology 22: 727-730.

 

Bush, M. B., M. R. Silman, M. B. de Toledo C. M. C. S. Listopad W. D. Gosling, C. Williams, P. E. de Oliveira, C. Krisel. 2007. Holocene fire and occupation in Amazonia: a spatial perspective. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B. 362: 209-218.

(Featured in USA Today)

 

Bush, M. B., M. R. Silman, and C. M. C. S. Listopad. 2007. Climate change and human occupation in Peruvian Amazonia: a paleoecological perspective.  Journal of Biogeography. 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2007.01704.

 

Silver, Wayne

 

Silver W.L.  Clapp T.R., Stone L.M., and Kinnamon, S.C. (2006) TRPV1 Receptors and Nasal Trigeminal Chemesthesis. Chem. Senses 31:807-812.

 

Smith, William

 

Smith, WK and DM Johnson.  2006.  Biophysical effects of altitude on plant gas exchange. In Biophysical Plant Ecology: Perspectives and Trends. Univ Calif Press.

 

Johnson, D.M., and W.K. Smith.  2006.  Refugial forests of the southern Appalachians: photosynthesis and survival in current-year Abies fraseri seedlings.  Tree Physiology 25: 1379-1387.

 

Smith, WK, Johnson, DM, and K Reinhardt.  2006. The Alpine Forest.  In The Encyclopedia of Ecology, Elsevier, NY. pp 139-156.    

 

Akhalkatsi, M, Abdaladze, O, Nakhutsrishvili, G, and WK Smith. 2006. Facilitation of seedling microsites  by Rhododendron caucasicum extends the Betula litwinowii alpine treeline (Caucasus Mountains, Republic of Georgia). Artic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, in press.  

 

Germino, MJ, Hasselquist,, NJ, McGonigle, T, and  Smith,, WK.  2006. Colonization of conifer seedling roots by fungal mycelium in an alpine-treeline ecotone. Can. J Forest Res.  

 

Smith, WK and DM Johnson. 2006. Biophysical effects of altitude on plant gas exchange. In Biophysical Plant Ecology: Perspectives and Trends. Springer, NY.

 

Smith, WK., Reinhardt, KA, and DM Johnson. 2006. The Alpine Forest.  In The Encyclopedia of Ecology:, Elsevier, NY.

 

Akhalkatsi, M, O Abdaladze, G Nakhutsrishvili, and WK Smith. 2006. Facilitation of seedling microsites by Rhododendron caucasicum extends the Betula litwinowii alpine treeline (Caucasus Mountains, Georgia).  Arct Antarct and Alpine Res. 38: 481-488.

 

Germino MJ, Hasselquist NJ, McGonigle TM, Smith WK, Sheridan P.  2006. Colonization of conifer seedling roots by fungal mycelium in an alpine-treeline ecotone: Relationships to microsite, developmental stage, and ecophysiology of seedlings.  Can J Forest Res, in press.

 

Hughes, NM and WK Smith. 2007. Attenuation of incident light in galax urceolata (diapensiaceae): concerted influence of adaxial and abaxial anthocyanic layers on photoprotection.  Amer J Botany, in press.

 

Hughes, NM, Morley, CB, and WK Smith.  2007. The coordination of anthocyanin decline and photosynthetic maturation in juvenile leaves of three deciduous tree species. New Phytologist, in press.

 

Johnson, DM and WK Smith. 2007. Low clouds and cloud immersion enhance photosynthesis in understory species of a Southern Appalachian spruce-fir forest (USA). Amer J Bot. 93: 1625-1632.

 

Johnson, DM and WK Smith. 2007. Limitations to photosynthetic carbon gain in timberline Abies lasiocarpa seedlings during prolonged drought.  Can J Forest Res, in press.

 

Reinhardt,, K and WK Smith. 2007. Understory sapling gas exchange in relict spruce-fir cloud forests of the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. Tree Physiol, accepted. 

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

Zeyl, C., and S. P. Otto.  2007.  A short history of recombination in yeast.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22: 223-225.

 

Zeyl, C.  2007.  Evolutionary genetics: a piggyback ride to adaptation and diversity.  Current Biology (Dispatch) 17: R333-335.

 

Zeyl, C.  2007.  How missing genes interact.  Nature Genetics (News & Views) 39:440-442.

 

Zeyl, C.  2006.  Evolutionary genetics:  choosing to evolve.  Current Biology (Dispatch) 16: R87-R89. 

 

 

II.  Papers and Presentations

 

Anderson, David

 

Mechanisms of Population Differentiation and Phylogeography of Brown Boobies:  Physical and Non-Physical Barriers to Gene Flow.  Jamie A. Morris-Pocock, David J. Anderson, Tammy E. Steeves, and Vicki L. Friesen.  Annual Meeting, Pacific Seabird Group, Asilomar, California, Feb 2007

 

Variability in the Pacific Decadal Oscilation Index and Demography of a Tropical Booby.  David J. Anderson and Howard M. Townsend.  Annual Meeting, Pacific Seabird Group, Asilomar, California, Feb 2007

 

Testing the Criteria for Parapatric Speciation using two species of Pacific Searbird Blue-footed and Peruvian Boobies.  Scott Taylor, Dave Anderson, Carlos Zavalaga, Vicki Friesen.  Annual Meeting, Pacific Seabird Group, Asilomar, California, Feb 2007

 

Use of Seabird Tracking Information to Improve Estimats of Fisheries by Catch.  Ramunas Zydelis, David Hyrenbach, Rebecca Lewison, Michelle Sims, Daniel Dunn, Jason J. Roberts, and David J. Anderson.  Annual Meeting, Pacific Seabird Group, Asilomar, California, Feb 2007

 

Ashley-Ross, Miriam

 

“Kinematics of level terrestrial and underwater walking in the California newt, Taricha torosa.” Ashley-Ross, M.A., Lundin, R. and K.L. Johnson. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, January 3-7, 2007, Phoenix, AZ.

 

“From water to land: what salamanders can teach us about the evolution of locomotion” Invited seminar, Catawba College, February 22, 2007.

 

“From water to land: what salamanders can teach us about the evolution of locomotion” Invited seminar, Clemson University, April 20, 2007.

 

Browne, Robert

 

Invited to be a participant in The Oxford Round Table (University of Oxford) on “Global Warming and Sustainable Development: Governing a Crisis” (declined)

 

Conner, William

 

Sound Strategies: Acoustic Aposematism, mimicry and sonar jamming in the Bat-Moth Arms Race. Invited Speaker. Department of Behavior, Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. University of Maryland. February 12, 2007

 

Sound Strategies: Acoustic Aposematism, mimicry and sonar jamming in the Bat-Moth Arms Race. Invited Speaker. Department of Entomology, University of Georgia. April 23, 2007

 

Dimock, Ronald

 

Dimock, R. V., Jr. 2007. An insider’s guide to clam gills. Annual Meeting, Association of Southeastern Biologists, University of South Carolina, Columbia, April 18-21, 2007.

 

Esch, Gerald

 

Invited Speaker: Gerald D. Schmidt  Memorial Lecture: Parasites and Infectious Disease”. Rocky Mountain Conference of Parasitologists, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 2006.

 

Camp, L., G.Esch, and H. Eure. “Parasitism by Dabaylia potomaca in Helisoma anceps”.  ICOPA X, Glasgow, Scotland.  August 2006.

 

Negovetich, N. and G. Esch. “Cost of parasitic castration in Helisoma anceps.” ICOPA X, Glasgow Scotland.  August 2006.

 

Eure, Herman

 

Published Abstract for 11th International Congress of Parasitology, June 6-11, 2006, Glasgow, Scotland,UK  “Infection Dynamics and Life Cycle of Daubaylia potomaca (Nematoda: Rhabditida”. L. Camp, N. Negovetich, G. Esch, and H.Eure.( Presentation by Camp)

 

Fahrbach, Susan

 

Invited Symposium Speaker, XV Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects.  Symposium 23, Neuroethology of Social Insects, August 4, 2006.

Title: Experience-dependent Plasticity in the Mushroom Bodies of the Honey Bee

 

Invited Seminar Speaker, W. M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, September 11, 2006.

Title: Using the Honey Bee to Study Brain Plasticity, Pre-Genome and Post-Genome

 

Malechuk, A. and Fahrbach, S.E. The effects of caffeine on honey bees in a feeding table learning paradigm. Presented at the North Carolina Honey Bee Research Consortium Meeting in Raleigh, NC, April 14, 2007.

 

Dobrin, S. and Fahrbach, S.E. Mimicking foraging experience in the honey bee mushroom body: an examination of dendritic arbors. Presented at the North Carolina Honey Bee Research Consortium Meeting in Raleigh, NC, April 14, 2007.

 

Invited departmental seminars at the Department of Biology, Mars Hill College (March 30, 2007) and School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University (March 6, 2007).

 

Johnson, A. Daniel

 

Conducting two, half–day workshops at the Association of Biology Lab Education Annual Conference at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, June 6, 2007. The morning workshop is “Teaching the Teacher: Introducing and Training TAs in Inquiry–Based Learning Methods.” Afternoon workshop is entitled “Identifying Effective, Innovative Solutions to Common TA Issues.” Over the course of the day, participants will be learning specific methods, tools, and resources they can use to train graduate student and junior faculty to be more effective teaching professionals.

 

An Outcomes–Centered Approach to Course and Curriculum Development. Dept. of Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA. January 29, 2007.

 

Necrosis in Atherosclerotic Lesions in ApoE–/– Mice is Preceded by Loss of Hsp72: Are Oxysterols to Blame? Dept. of Biology, Murray State University, Murray, KY. November 3, 2006.

 

Johnson, Erik

 

Isaac R.E., E. C. Johnson, and A.D. Shirras (2006). Metabolic Inactivation of PDF in Adult Drosophila by Neprilysin. Neurobiology of Drosophila, Leuven, Belgium.

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

Kron, K.A.  2006.  Evolution of non-green Ericaceae:  prospects and problems.  American Society of Plant Taxonomists & Botanical Society of America Symposium on Ericales.  30 July 2006.

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Thirty-third Fancy Gap Immunoparasitology Workshop, Oct. 2006:  Comparative resistance of male and female RAG-/- mice to infection with larval Taenia crassiceps.

 

Muday, Gloria

 

Altered Auxin Transport and Root Development in the scdl Mutant.  With Kasee Metcalf and Tanya Falbel at the FASEB Plant Developmental Mechanisms Summer Research Conference July, 2007

 

Role of Auxin and Ethylene in Adventitious Root Formation in Arabidopsis.  With Poornima Sukumar at the FASEB Plant Developmental Mechanisms Summer Research Conference July, 2007

 

Flavonoids and other regulators of Auxin Transprot Modulate Root Dvelopment.  Clemson University; Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, February 2007

 

From Algae to Arabidopsis:  Auxin’s Role in Growth and Developmental Polarity:  University of South Carolina, Plant Biology Program, November 2006

 

Silman, Miles

 

Invited participant, Statistics and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI), Terrestrial Modeling Working Group.  April 2007.

Ecological Society of America, 8/06 (2 papers)

American Geophysical Union 11/06 (1 paper)

 

Silver, Wayne

 

Atukorale, V, Greene, M and Silver, W.L. (2007) Peripheral trigeminal nerve responses to artificial sweeteners, KCl and NaCl. Presented at the Twenty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Sarasota, FL.

 

Smith, William

 

Invited paper: Smith, WK. Mechanisms of Treeline Altitude and Migration: Conifer Seedling Survival in the Treeline Ecotone. US Conference on Treeline Ecosystems of North America, USFS and USGS, Glacier National Park, August, 2006.

 

Invited paper.  The functional morphology and evolution of the conifer needle. Symposium on the evolution of leaf shape, Botanical Society of America, Chicago, 2007.

 

(5 other papers were given by graduate students and colleagues at national and regional scientific meetings; one best paper student award was received)

 

Weigl, Peter

 

Conservation of the northern flying squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus.  Invited symposium presentation.  Annual Meeting ASM 2006.  Amherst, MA.

 

Winter aggregation behavior in southern flying squirrels.  With K. Thorington ASM meeting, 2006.

 

Seminar.  Department of Zoology, NC State University.  “Raptor talons and species packing in eastern forests.

 

The kinship component of winter aggregation in southern flying squirrels.  Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology annual meeting.  January 2007 with K. Thorington.

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

Invited Population Biology seminar, Duke University, October 2006

III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

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

 

Secretary (interim appointment), Division of Comparative Biomechanics of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

 

Browne, Robert

 

Outside Expert to U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service for delisting of endangered species status of Northern Flying Squirrel (8 hours)

 

Conner, William

 

Elected AAAS Fellow – 2007

 

Elected President of the Lepidopterists’ Society of America – 2006

 

Research Affiliate of the Archbold Biological Station

 

Member of the Editorial Board of Insect Science, an Online Journal in Insect Biology. University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

 

Curran, James

 

Three grant study sections for the NIH

Reviewer of two chapters from a high school biology text.

 

Dimock, Ronald

 

Guest Editor, Northeastern Naturalist, spring 2007

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

Chair, Finance Committee, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

Member Executive Committee, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

Member, Meritorious Teaching Award Committee, Association of Southeastern Biologists

 

Esch, Gerald

 

Editor, Journal of Parasitology

Review Panel, March 2007.  “Ecology of Infectious Disease”.  National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C.

 

Eure, Herman

 

Consulting Editor, American Society of Parasitologists (ASP)

Special Projects Editor (ASP)

 

Fahrbach, Susan

 

Editorial Board: Hormones and Behavior

Editorial Board: Journal of Comparative Neurology

Editorial Board: Brain, Behavior, and Evolution

 

Johnson, A. Daniel

 

Board of Advisors Review Panel for a new non–majors’ biology textbook to be published by McGraw Hill Higher Education. The book is entitled “Concepts of Life,” by Marielle Hoefnagels, from University of Oklahoma. Unlike many books for this audience, it incorporates principles of evolution into every chapter, and at all levels of scale.

 

Johnson, Erik

 

Consultant with Central Carolina Technical College to help institute a biotechnology curriculum

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

NSF Panel for Biotic Systems and Resources – Division of Environmental Biology (Fall 2006)

Editorial Board of the Edinburgh Journal of Botany 1995-present

Editorial Board of the Rhododendron Species Journal 2005-present

Editorial Board of Taxon:  International Society of Plant Taxonomists 2005-present

Chair, Systematics Section, Botanical Society of America, 1996-1998; 2006-present

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Editorial Board – Veterinary Parasitology

Reviewer for several journals

 

Lane, Hugo

 

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

NAAHP Ethics Committee – Chair

NAAHP Strategic Plan Task Force

NAAHP Historian

 

Muday, Gloria

 

United States Department of Agriculture, Plant Growth and Development Grant Panel Manager 11 month commitment August 2006-June 2007

 

Silman, Miles

 

Lyonia, Journal of the University of Hawaii Lyon Herbarium, Editorial Board

Chair, Ecological Society of America W.S. Cooper Award Committee.

Science advisor to the Winston-Salem Journal’s editorial page.

 

Silver, Wayne

 

On nominations committee for Association for Chemoreception Sciences

 

Smith, William

 

Editor, Tree Physiology

Advisory Committee, Eurasian J Forest Research

Co-Editor with Eric De LaCabrerra, Current Perspectives in Biophysical Ecophysiology, Univ Calif Press, Berkeley, CA.

 

Weigl, Peter

 

Reviewer for 3 journals

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

US Fish and Wildlife Service:  Subcommittee on Natural Resources

Scientific witness in civil case Bush vs Laclede Gas Co., St. Louis.

 

Zeyl, Clifford

 

Member of the Editorial Board of the Federation of European Microbiological Studies Yeast Research

 

IV.  External Grants Received

 

Ashley-Ross, Miriam

 

$199,688         From water to land:  salamanders as a model for understanding the evolution of tetrapod locomotion (continuing grant).  National Science Foundation.

 

Curran, James

 

$209, 205        Does the ribosomal E site help hold the reading frame? National Institute of Health.

 

Fahrbach, Susan

 

$5,000.            “Neuroethology 2050”:  Proposal for a Graduate Research Seminar in conjunction with the 2008 Gordon Research Conference in Behavior, Evolution, and Neurobiology.  Gordon Research Conference.

 

Kron, Kathleen

 

$624,000         Collaborative Research:  Phylogenetic, biogeographic, and monographic studies in the wintergreen group (Ericaceae, Gaultherieae).  PI:  K.A. Kron, co-PI, Peter Fritsch, California Academy of Sciences, 2007-2010.  National Science Foundation

 

Muday, Gloria

 

$340,000.        Ethylene and auxin crosstalk in control of root architecture.  United States Department of Agriculture.

 

27,400.            Mechanosensory Transduction Gordon Research Conferences in 2007 and 2009.  National Institute of Health.  Co-PI with Paul Blount.

 

Silman, Miles

 

$18,560.          Exploring the Diversity of Leaf-Inhabiting Microorganisms in Tropical Forests.  National Geographic Foundation.  Co-PI (Noah Fierer, UC-Bouler PI).

 

Silver, Wayne

 

$16,670           Multiple Mechanisms of Nasal Chemoreception, yr 5.  National Institute of Health.

 

Smith, William

 

$30,000.          Ecological facilitation by Rhodododendron causasicum extends the Betula litwinowii alpine treeline, Causasus Mountains of Georgia NSF, Partnerships for International Research and Education, Office of International Science and Engineering, Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Program.

 

$50,000.          Sustaining Relic Spruce-fir forests of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.  Hewlett Foundation and the National Commission on Energy Policy.

 

$14,380.          Workshop on the Sustainability of Barrier Island Ecosystems.  NSF Research Coordination Networks Program. Gulfport, MS. April 13-16, 2006.

 

$4,792.            Episodic versus daily stress effects on plant resource acquisition, survival, and fitness at the land-sea interface.  NC Sea Grant Program.

 

Internal Grants Received

 

Browne, Robert

 

$2,200.            Internationalization Scholars Pgm. Mallon Foundation (International Studies).

 

$1,000.            Science Publication.  Graduate School.

 

Curran, James

 

$10,000.          Analysis of protein synthesis in E. coli by high-throughput pyrosequecing.  Science Research Fund.

 

Johnson, Erik

 

$10,000.          Neuroendocrine Circuits.  Science Research Fund.

 

Lord, Pat

 

$1,250.            ACE Fellow Program.  The Teaching and Learning Center

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

$6,731.            Chytridiomycosis in amphibians.  Science Research Fund.

 

Muday, Gloria

 

$19,936.          Estrogen modulation of leptin synthesis and signaling with Dr. Mary Lou Voytko. Cross Campus Collaborative Research Fund.

 

Weigl, Peter

 

$9,000.            Evolutionary basis for seasonal sociality in the flying squirrel Glaucomys volans.  Science Research Fund.

 

 

V.  Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Research, or Professional Activities

 

Conner, William

 

Electred, AAAS Fellow – March 2007

 

Esch, Gerald

 

Elected, Honorary Member, Rocky Mountain Conference of Parasitologists, September 2006.

 

Kuhn, Raymond

 

Recipient of the 2007 Clark P. Read Mentorship Award from the American Society of Parasitologists.  Will be awarded on June 26, 2007 at the annual meeting in Merida, Mexico.

 

Lord, Pat

 

Fall 2006          Delta Delta Delta Sorority Award for most influential Biology professor

Spring 2007     Delta Delta Delta Sorority Award for most influential Biology professor

April 2007        Moore Magnet School Volunteer of the Year Award