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2018 (as of 4 Apr 18)

Taylor, J. M., J. A. Back, B. W. Brooks, and R. S. King. 2018. Spatial, temporal, and experimental: three study-design cornerstones for establishing defensible numeric criteria for freshwater ecosystems. Journal of Applied Ecology doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13150.

Pieri, A.M., Inoue, K., Johnson, N.A., Smith, C.H., Harris, J.L., Robertson, C., Randklev, C.R. (2018). Molecular and morphometric analyses reveal cryptic diversity within freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) of the western Gulf coastal drainages of the United States. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Accepted.

LeBrun, E.S., R.S, King, J. A. Back, and S. Kang. 2018. A metagenome-based investigation of gene relationships for non-substrate associated microbial P cycling in the water column of streams and rivers. Microbial Ecology doi.org/10.1007/s00248-018-1178-0A.

LeBrun ES and Kang S. 2018. A comparison of computationally predicted functional metagenomes and microarray analysis for microbial P cycle genes in a unique basalt-soil forest F1000Research 7:179. doi:10.12688/f1000research.13841.1

Wright, M. V., C. W. Matson, L.S. Baker, B. T. Castellon, P. S. Watkins, and R S. King. 2018. Titanium dioxide nanoparticle exposure reduces algal biomass and alters algal assemblage composition in wastewater effluent-dominated stream mesocosms. Science of the Total Environment 626:356-365

Smith, C.H., Johnson, N.A., Pfeiffer, J.M., and Gangloff, M.M. (2018). Molecular and morphological data reveal non-monophyly and speciation in imperiled freshwater mussels (Anodontoides and Strophitus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119:50-62.

Smith, C.H., Johnson, N.A., Pfeiffer, J.M., and Gangloff, M.M. (2018). Molecular and morphological data to facilitate future research on freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae: Anodontinae). Data in Brief, 17: 95-104.

Crabtree, D.P.E.*, Herrera, B.J. & Kang, S.  2018. The response of human bacteria to static magnetic field and radiofrequency electromagnetic field. Journal of Microbiology. 55(10): 809-815. doi: 10.1007/s12275-017-7208-7

Cook, S. C., L. Housley, J. A. Back, and R. S. King. 2018. Freshwater eutrophication drives sharp reductions in temporal beta diversity. Ecology 99:47-56.

LeBrun, E.S., D. L.Taylor, R.S. King, J. A. Back , and S. Kang. 2018. Rivers may constitute an overlooked avenue of dispersal for terrestrial fungi. Fungal Ecology 32:72-79.

LeBrun, E. S., King, R.S., Back, J. A., Kang, S. 2018. Microbial community structure and function decoupling across a phosphorus gradient in streams. Microbial Ecology 75:64-73.

 

2017

Robbins, C. J., King, R. S., Yeager, A. D., Walker, C. M., Back, J. A., Doyle, R. D., Whigham, D. F. 2017. Low-level addition of dissolved organic carbon increases basal ecosystem function in a boreal headwater stream. Ecosphere 8(4):e01739. 10.1002/ecs2.1739

Hiatt, D., C.J. Robbins J. A. Back, P. Kostka, D. F. Whigham, M. C. Rains, C. M. Walker, R. D. Doyle, and R. S. King. 2017. Catchment-scale alder cover controls nitrogen fixation in boreal headwater streams. Freshwater Science 36: 523-532.

Kang, D. S., Thomas, R.*, Sim, C. 2017. The Effects of Temperature and Precipitation on Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Abundance: A Case Study in the Greater Waco City, Texas. Vector Biol J, 2:1, 1000116.

Kwok, A.*, Davis, M.C., & Kang, S. 2017. Antibiotic resistant bacteria in an urban freshwater ecosystem in central Texas. Fine Focus. 3(2):113-126

Taube JH, Sphyris N, Johnson KS, Reisenauer KN, Nesbit TA*, Joseph R, Vijay GV, Sarkar TR, Bhangre NA, Song JJ, Chang JT, Lee MG, Soundararajan R, Mani SA. The H3K27me3-demethylase KDM6A is suppressed in breast cancer stem-like cells, and enables the resolution of bivalency during the mesenchymal-epithelial transition. Oncotarget (2017) Volume 8, Issue 39, 2017, Pages 65548-65565

Husemann, M., M. Tobler, C. McCauley*, B. Ding, P.D. Danley. (2017). Body shape differences in a pair of closely related Malawi cichlids and their hybrids: Effects of genetic variation, phenotypic plasticity and transgressive segregation. Ecology and Evolution 7(12):4336-4346.

Adhikari, A., J. Yao, M. Sternberg, K. McDowell, and J.D. White.  2017.  Aboveground biomass of naturally regenerated and replanted semi-tropical shrublands derived from aerial imagery. Landscape and Ecological Engineering.  DOI 10.1007/s11355-016-0310-x.

 

2016

Taylor, J. M, J.A. Back, B.W. Brooks, and R. S. King. 2016. Consumer-mediated nutrient recycling is influenced by interactions between nutrient enrichment and the anti-microbial agent triclosan. Freshwater Science 35:856-872 

Peccarelli, M., Scott, T.D., Steele, M. and Kebaara, B.W., 2016. mRNAs involved in copper homeostasis are regulated by the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay pathway depending on environmental conditions. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 86, pp.81-90.

King, R. S., R. A. Brain, J. A. Back, C. Becker, M.V. Wright, V. T Djomte*, W. C Scott, S. R. Virgil, B. W. Brooks, A. J. Hosmer, and C. K Chambliss. 2016. Effects of pulsed atrazine exposures on autotrophic community structure, biomass, and production in field-based stream mesocosms. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35:660-675. 

Kang, D.S., Cotten, M.A., Denlinger, D.L. and Sim, C., 2016. Comparative transcriptomics reveals key gene expression differences between diapausing and non-diapausing adults of Culex pipiens. PLoS One, 11(4), p.e0154892.

Chang, J., Singh, J., Kim, S., Hockaday, W.C., Sim, C. and Kim, S.J., 2016. Solid-state NMR reveals differential carbohydrate utilization in diapausing Culex pipiens. Nature: Scientific Reports, 6.

Adhikari, A. and White, J.D., 2016. Climate change impacts on regenerating shrubland productivity. Ecological Modelling, 337, pp.211-220.

Thomas, J.A., White, J.D. and Murray, D.B., 2016. Tree species influence woodland canopy characteristics and crown fire potential. Forest Ecology and Management, 362, pp.169-176.

Neupane, R.P., White, J.D., Allen, P.M. and Dworkin, S.I., 2016. Sub‐surface water contribution to recession flow in a mountain headwater stream system based on single monitoring campaign. Hydrological Processes, 30(6), pp.899-913.

 


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