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Publications (Journal Articles, Conference Papers, Book Chapters, and Books)
Names of faculty members are printed in bold. The list includes only those papers published while faculty members worked at Troy University. Listed alphabeti cally by year.
 
2018

Al Jawasim, M., P. Bhattacharya, J. W. Park , Crude Oil and Dispersant Effects on Bacterial Community in the Gulf of Mexico. Front. Sci. Technol. Eng. Math. 2:25 - 26. (2018).
 
Byrd , T . C. and A. R. Diamond. 2018. New vascular plant reco rds for Alabama. Phytoneuron 2018 - 5: 1 - 5 Published 26 February 2018.

2017

Beaton, K. R., J. Sharma, C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2017. Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two - year s urvey. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. DOI: 10.1010/j.jembe.2017.08.006
 
Francis, M . S ., A. Amer, D. L. Milton , and T. R. Costa. 2017. Site - directed mutagenesis and its application in studying the interactions of T3S components. Methods Mol Biol. 531:11 - 31.
 
Frischer, M. E., R. F. Lee, A. R. Price, T. L. Walter, M. A. Bassette, R. Verdiyev, M. C. Torris, K. Bulski, P. J. Geer, S. A. Powell, A. N. Walker, S. C. Landers. 2017. Causes, diagnostics, and distribution of an ongoing penaeid shrimp black gill epidemic i n the South Atlantic Bight, U SA. J. Shellfish Res. 36: 487 - 500
 
Landers, S. C., M. V. Sørensen, K. R. Beaton, C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart. 2017. Kinorhynch assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two - year surve y. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2017.05.013
 
Tran, M., J. W. Park , Bacterial Community Shift in Marine Tar Balls following Low Salinity Exposure, BioRxiv, Cold Spring Harbor L ab, www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/12/29/241034 (2017).
 
Sørensen, M.V ., and S. C. Landers . 2017. Description of a new kinorhynch species, Paracentrophyes sanchezae n. sp. (Kinorhyncha: Allomalorhagida) from the Gulf of Mexico, with differential notes on one additional, yet undescribed species in the genus. Zoota xa 4242(1): 61 - 76  https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4242.1.3
 
Sørensen, M.V ., and S. C. Landers . 2017. New species of Semnoderidae (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida: Kentrorhagata) from the Gulf of Mexic o. Marine Biodiversity DOI:10.1007/s12526 - 017 - 0728 - x
 
Woods , M ., and E. W. Minton. 2017. Lathyrus palustris (Fabaceae) new to Alabama. Phytoneuron 2017 - 23: 1 – 4. Published 16 March 2017. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Woods, M. and J. Orcutt. 2017. The genus Medicago (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Phytoneuron 2017 - 41: 1 – 17. Published 21 August 2017. ISSN 2153 733X.
 

2016

Diamond, A. R. 2016. Asarum harperi: A new combination for a Hexastylis (Aristolochiaceae) taxon. Phytoneuron 2016 - 9: 1 – 2.
 
Diamond, A. R. 2016. New va scular plant county records from Alabama. Phytoneuron 2016 - 72: 1 – 6. Published 7 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Diamond, A. R. 2016. Range extension and first record of Fimbristylis perpusilla (Cyperaceae) for Alabama. Phytoneuron 2016 - 10: 1 – 4. Publishe d 3 February 2016. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Gibson, K. J. , J. M. Miller, P. D. Johnson, P. M. Stewart. 2016. Toxicity of sodium dodecyl sulfate to federally threatened and petitioned freshwater mollusk species. Freshwater Mollusk Biolo gy and Conservation 19:29 - 3 5.
 
Homberg, J. R., E. J. Kyzar, M. L. Scattoni, W. H. Norton, J. Pittman , S. Gaikwad, M. Nguyen, M. K. Poudel, J. F. Ullmann, D. M. Diamond, A. A. Kaluyeva, M. O. Parker, R. E. Brown, C. Song, R. R. Gainetdinov, I. I. Gottesman, A. V. Kalueff. 2016. Gen etic and environmental modulation of neurodevelopmental disorders: Translational insights from labs to beds. Brain Res Bull. 125:79 - 91.
 
Homberg, J. R., Kyzar, A. M. Stewart, M. Nguyen, M. K. Poudel, D. J. Echevarria, A. D. Collier, S. Gaikwad, V. M. Klime nko, W. Norton, J. Pittman, S. Nakamura, M. Koshiba, H. Yamanouchi, S. A. Apryatin, M. L. Scattoni, D. M. Diamond, J. F. Ullmann, M. O. Parker, R. E. Brown, C. Song, A. V. Kalueff. 2016. Improving treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders: recommendations based on preclinical studies. Expert Opin Drug Discov. 1:11 - 25.
 
Homberg, J. R., E. J. Kyzar, M. Nguyen, W. H. Norton, J. Pittman, M. K. Poudel, S. Gaikwad, S. Nakamura, M. Koshiba, H. Yamanouchi, M. L. Scattoni, J. F. Ullman, D. M. Diamond, A. A. Kaluye va, M. O. Parker, V. M. Klimenko, S. A. Apryatin, R. E. Brown, C. Song, R. R. Gainetdinov, I. I. Gottesman, A. V. Kalueff. 2016. Understanding autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders through experimental translational neurobehavioral models. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 65:292 - 312.
 
Jones, C. M., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller , P. M. Stewart and S. C. Landers. 2016 . Nematode assemblages of the northern Gu lf of Mexico continental shelf. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 129: 24 - 37. doi: 10.2988/0006 - 324X - 129.Q1.24
 
Jones, J., A. Mukherjee, B. Karanam, M. Davis, J. Jaynes, R. R. Reams, W. Dean - Colomb, and C. Yates. 2016. African Americans with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Exhibit Gender Differences in Kaiso Expression. Cancer Lett, 2016. 380(2): p. 513 - 22.
 
Keating, M. P., C. A. Ochs, D. Balachandran, M. M. Holland, R. E. Lizotte, K. W. Yu. 2016. Spatial variation related to hydrologic patterns and vegetation in greenhouse gas fluxes from the Mississippi Del ta agricultural region. Applied Soil Ecology 98: 278 – 81.
 
Landers, S. C., and M. V. Sørensen. 2016. Two new species of Echinoderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida), E. romanoi sp. n ., and E. joyceae sp. n, from the Gulf of Mexico. ZooKeys 594: 51 - 7 1. doi:10.38 97/zookeys.594.8623
 
Martinec, C. C., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller , P. M. Stewart and S. C. Landers. 2016. Nematode assemblages of the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Proceeding of the Biological Society of Washington 129: 24 - 37.
 
Niraula, B. B., J. M. Hyde, J. M. Miller , P. M. Stewart. 2016. Differential sediment stability for two federally threatened and one common species of freshwater mussels in southeastern coastal plain streams, USA. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.2016 .1248501
 
Niraula, B. B , J. M. Hyde, J. M. Miller , P. D. Johnson, P. M. Stewart. 2016. Microhabitat associations among three federally threatened and a common freshwater mussel species. American Malaco logical Bulletin 33(2): 19 5 - 203. doi:10.4003/006.033.0 201
 
Pittman, J. 2016. Developing Zebrafish Depression - Related Models. In: The Rights and Wrongs of Zebrafish: Behavioral Phenotyping of Zebrafish. Springer Nature Publishing, 33 - 45.
 
Pittman, J. 2016. Zebrafish Neurotoxicity Models. In: The Rights and Wrongs of Zebrafish: Behavioral Phenotyping of Zebrafish. Springer Nature Publishing, 207 - 221.
 
Rinklebe, J., S. M. Shaheen and K. W. Yu. 2016. Release of As, Ba, Cd, Cu, Pb, and Sr under pre - definite redox conditions in different rice paddy soils originating from the U.S.A ., and Asia. Geoderma 270: 21 - 32.
 
Riscassi, A., C. Miller, B. Brooks. 2016. Seasonal and flow - driven dynamics of particulate and dissolved mercury and methylmercury in a stream impacted by an industrial mercury source. Environ. Tox ., and Chem. 35:1386 - 1400.
 
Sørensen, M. V., M. Herranz and S. C. Landers. 2016. A new species of Echinoderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) from the Gulf of Mexico, with a redescription of Echinoderes bookhouti Higgins, 1964. Zoologischer Anzeiger doi:10.1016/j.j cz.2016.04.004
 
Tran, M., J. W. Park , 2016. Bacterial Community Shift in Marine Tar Balls following Low Salinity Exposure, Lett Appl Microbiol. Under review.
 
Tran, M., K. Yu, J.W. Park, 2016. Unique Bacterial Community in Tar - Filled Shells and Tar Balls o n the Alabama Gulf Coast, Environ Monit Assess. Under review.
 
Woods, M., and A. Diamond . 2016. Alysicarpus ovalifolius and Alysicarpus vaginalis (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Phytoneuron 2016 - 46: 1 – 3. Published 14 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Woods, M., A. Diamond , and J. R. Burkhalter. 2016. Cyperus tetragonus and Desmodium triflorum : New vascular plant records from Alabama. Phytoneuron 2016 - 59: 1 – 4. Published 17 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X.

2015

, M., K. Yu , J. W. Park , 2015. Synergistic Effect of Cr ude oil plus Dispersant on Bacterial Community in a Louisiana Salt Marsh Sediment, FEMS Microbiol Lett. 362:fnv144 1 - 7.
 
Diamond, A. R. 2015. Two species rediscovered in Alabama after 100 years. Phytoneuron 2015 - 47: 1 – 3.
 
Mathews, T., B. Looney, L. Bryan, J. Smith, C. Miller, G. Southworth, M. Peterson. 2015. The effects of a stannous chloride - based water treatment system in a mercury contaminated stream. Chemosphere 138: 190 - 196.
 
Miller, C., D. Watson, B. Lester, J. Howe, D. Philips, L. Liang, E. Pierce . 2015. Formation of soluble mercury oxide coatings: transformation of elemental mercury in soil. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49: 12105 - 12111.
 
Niraula, B. B., J. M. Miller, J. M. Hyde, P. M. Stewart. 2015. Instream habitat associations among three federally th reatened and a common freshwater mussel species in a southeastern watershed. Southeastern Naturalist 14(2): 221 - 230. doi:10.1656/058.014.0205
 
Pittman, J., A. Hylton. 2015. Behavioral, endocrine, and neuronal alterations in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ) followi ng sub - chronic coadministration of fluoxetine and ketamine. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 139: 158 - 162.
 
Simon, T. P., C. C. Morris, B. R. Kuhajda, C. R. Gilbert, H. L. Bart, Jr., N. Rios, P. M. Stewart, T. P. Simon, IV, M. Denney. 2015. Fishes of the Choctaw hatchee River system in Southeastern Alabama and Northcentral Florida. Southeastern Fishes Council Proceedings 55. Available at: http://trace.tennessee.edu/sfcproceedings/vol1/iss55/1
 
Sørensen, M. V. and S. C. Landers. 2015. Corrigendum: Two new species of Echinoderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) from the Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science 2:43.
 
Stoeckel, J., B. Helms, M. Catalano, J. M. Miller , K. J. Gibson, P. M. Stewart. 2015. Evaluation of a low - cost sampling protocol for a coordinated, crayfish life - history sampling effort. Freshwater C rayfish : Proceedings of the Southern Division of American Fisheries Society 21(1):131 - 141. doi:10.5869/fc2015.v21 - 1.

2014

Burchill, J. L. , and A. Diamond. 2014. A Herpetofaunal Survey of Pike County, Alabama, USA. Herpetological Review 45 (1), 98 – 99.
 
Diamond, A. R. 2014. New and noteworthy vascular plant records from Alabama. Phytoneuron 2014 - 103: 1 – 10. Published 12 November 2014. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Gu, B., B. Mishra, C. Miller, W. Wang, B. Lai, B. Brooks, K. Kemner, L. Liang. 2014. X - ray fluorescence mapping of mercury on suspended mineral particles and diatoms in a contaminated freshwater system. Biogeosciences. 11: 1 - 6
 
Gupta, A., K. Yu, J. W. Park. 2014. Dominant Indigenous Bacteria in Gasoline - Treated Marshes around Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. Water Air Soil Pollut. 225:1 - 10.
 
Hyde, J. M. , P. M. Stewart, J. M. Miller. 2014. Species richness estimation and rarefaction of fish as semblages in a small watershed. Southeastern Naturalist 13(2): 208 - 220. doi:10.1656/058.013.0204
 
Jia, M., J. Pittman. 2014. Deficits in Striatal Dopamine and Hippocampal Serotonin Following Induction of Anxiety/Depressive - Like Behaviors by Bisphenol A. Ar ch Neurosci. 2(2): 1 - 6.
 
Landers, S. C., A. C. Nichols, C. A. Schimmer, P. M. Stewart, S. Ramroop, D. A. Steffy and F. A. Romano, III. 2014 . Meiofauna and trace metals from sediment collections in Florida following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Gulf o f Mexico Science 32: 1 - 10.
 
Landers, S. C., A. C. Nichols, N. K. Barron, C. A. Schimmer, R. Tao, K. Yu, P. M. Stewart and E. Ólaffson. 2014. Nematode and copepod diversity (2012) from Louisiana near the Deepwater Horizon spill site. Proceedings of the Bi ological Society of Washington 127(1): 47 - 57. http://www.pbsw.org/loi/pbsw
 
Liu, H., J. W. Park. M.M. Häggblom, 2014. Enriching for Microbial Reductive Dechlorination of Polychlorinated Dibenzo - p - Dioxins and Di benzofurans. Environ. Pollut. 184:222 - 230.
 
Pace, N., and C. A. Boyd. 2014. Inventory of Shellfish Restoration Permitting and Programs in the Coastal States. Mississippi Alabama Sea Grant Legal Center, National Sea Grant Law Center. The Nature Conserva ncy Cost Share #19812203049.
http://masglp.olemiss.edu/projects/files/tnc - report.pdf
 
Martinec, C. C., J. M. Miller, N. K. Barron, R. Tao, K. Yu , P. M. Stewart, A. C. Nichols, D. A. S teffy and Landers, S.C . 2014. Sediment chemistry and meiofauna from the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. International Journal of Oceanography.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/625718
 
Miller, J. M., B. B. Niraula, E. G. Reátegui - Zirena, P. M. Stewart. 2014. Life history and physical observations of primary burrowing crayfish (Decapoda: Cambaridae) Cambarus ( Lacunicambarus ) diogenes and Cambarus ( Tubericambarus ) polychromatus. Journal of Cru stacean Biology 34(1): 15 - 24. DOI: 10.1163/1937240X - 00002199.
 
Pace, N., and C. A. Boyd. 2014. Inventory of Shellfish Restoration Permitting and Programs in the Coastal States. Mississippi Alabama Sea Grant Legal Center, National Sea Grant Law Center. The Nature Conservancy Cost Share #19812203049.
http://masglp.olemiss.edu/projects/files/tnc - report.pdf
 
Park, J. W., K. Yu, 2014. Observations and Analyses of Microbial Pathogens Af fected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In W.H. Pearson et al. (Ed.) Oil Spills: Environmental Issues, Prevention and Ecological Impacts . ISBN: 978 - 1 - 63321 - 548 - 1. Nova Science Publishers , NY.
 
Pittman, J. 2014. “Anxiety/Depression - related Animal Models: Zebrafish and Diazepam”. In: Diazepam: Medical Uses, Pharmacology and Health Effects. Nova Publishers. Chapter 5. (ISBN: 978 - 1 - 62948 - 627 - 7).
 
Pittman, J. 2014. Views on developing new animal models to study depression. J Res Development. 2:117.
 
Pittman, J., C. Lott. 2014. Startle response memory and hippocampal changes in adult zebrafish pharmacologically - induced to exhibit anxiety/depression - like behaviors . Physiology & Behavior.123 , 174 – 179.
 
Pittman, J., K. Henry, C. Kelly, and M. Morris. 2014. At tenuation of anxiety/depression - like behaviors and neuroanatomical changes following quercetin and rutin exposure in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ). Journ al of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science 1(1):1 - 8.
 
Pittman, J., R. Hadi, K. Ichikawa, K. 2014. Fluoxetine: P harmacological Analysis of Depression - like Responses in Zebrafish In: Fluoxetine: Pharmacology, Mechanisms of Action and Potential Side Effects. Nova Publishers. Chapter 14. ( ISBN: 978 - 1 - 63482 - 077 - 6).
 
Reátegui - Zirena, E. G., P. M. Stewart, A. Whatley, F. Chu Koo, V. Soltero. 2014. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations, mutagenicity, an d microtox testing of oil contaminated water, sediment, and Peruvian crude oil. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186(4): 2171 - 2184. DOI 10.1007/s10661 - 013 - 3527 - 2.
 
Schimmer, C. A ., and S. C. Landers. 2014. Histochemical Study of the Progenetic Tre matode Alloglossidium renale . Journal of Parasitology Research, Article ID 245769, 8 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/245769
 
Shi, R. J ., and K. W. Yu. 2014. Impact of exposure of crude oil and di spersant (COREXIT® EC 9500A) on denitrification and organic matter mineralization in a Louisiana salt marsh sediment, Chemosphere 108: 300 – 305.
 
Sørensen, M. V., and S. C. Landers. 2014. Two new species of Echinoderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) from the Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science 1:8. doi:10.3389/fmars.2014.00008 http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fmars.2014.00008/abstract
 
Vien, M. D. , M. M. Häggblom, J. W. Park, Y. B. Ahn. 2014. Microbial Reductive Dechlorination of Polychlorinated Dibenzo - P - Dioxins in Soils and Sediments from Areas Sprayed with Agent Orange. Kor J Soil Sci Fertil . 2014 - 06:329.
 
Watson, D., C. Miller, B. Lester, K. Lo we, K., G. Southworth, M. A. Bogle, L. Liang and E. Pierce. 2014. Mercury source zone identification using soil vapor sampling and analysis. Front. Environ. Sci Eng. 9: 596 - 604.
 
Woods, M., and A. R. Diamond, Jr. 2014. The genus Baptisia (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Phytoneuron 2014 - 83: 1 – 11. Published 12 August 2014. ISSN 2153 733X

2013

Diamond, A. R. 2013. New and noteworthy woody vascular plant records from Alabama. Phytone uron 2013 - 47: 1 – 13. Published 17 July 2013. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Diamond, A. R. 2013. New Cyperaceae and Poaceae records from Alabama. Phytoneuron 2013 - 75: 1 – 18. Published 27 September 2013. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Diamond, A. R., J. Kevin England , and Bailee Dykes. 2013. New to Alabama: Pitted bluestem, Bothriochloa pertusa (Poaceae). Phytoneuron 2013 - 40. 1 – 5. Published 24 June 2013. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Kalueff, A.V., M. Gebhardt, A. M. Stewart, J. M. Cachat, M. Brimmer, J. S. Chawla, C. Craddock, E. J. Kyzar, A. Roth, S. Landsman, S. Gaikwad, K. Robinson, E. Baatrup, K. Tierney, A. Shamchuk, W. Norton, N. Miller, T. Nicolson, O. Braubach, C. P. Gilman, J. Pittman, D. B. Rosemberg, R. Gerlai, D. Echevarria, E. Lamb, S. C. F. Neuhauss, W. Weng, L. Bally - Cuif, H. Schneider, and the Zebrafish Neuroscience Research Consortium (ZNRC). 2013. Towards a Comprehensive Catalog of Zebrafish Behavior 1.0 an d Beyond. Zebrafish . 10, 70 - 86.
 
Kral, R., A. R. Diamond , Jr. , S. L. Ginzbarg, C. J. Hansen, R. R. Haynes, B. R. Keener, M. G. Lelong, D. D. Spaulding and M. Woods. 2013. Alabama Plant Atlas. http://www.flora ofalabama.org/
 
Liu, H., J. W. Park, D. E. Fennell, L. A. Rodenburg, M. Verta, M. M. Häggblom. 2013. Microbial Reductive Dechlorination of Weathered Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans in Kymijoki Sediment Mesocosms. Chemosphere. 91:212 - 221.
 
Landers, S. C. , M. E. Perry and R. N. Jones. 2013. Colonization of artificial substrates at Dauphin Island, Alabama: a comparison of Balanus sp. (Cirripedia), Membranipora tenuis (Bryozoa), and Conopeum tenuissimum (Bryozoa) settlement in 1999 - 2000 and 2010 - 2012. Gulf of Mexico Science 31: 1 - 9.
 
Miller, J. M., P. M. Stewart. 2013. Historical vs. current biological assemblages in the Little Choctawhatchee Watershed, southeastern AL, USA. Southeastern Na turalist 12(2): 267 - 282. doi:10.1656/058.012.0203
 
Miller, J. M., P. M. Stewart. 2013. Past, present, and future nutrient quality of a small southeastern river: A pre - dam assessment. Water, Special Issue, Dr. Keith Smetten (Ed.): Ecological Watershed Ma nagement. Water 5:988 - 1005. ISSN 2073 - 4441. doi:10.3390/w5030988
 
Morris, M. W. 2013. The genus Platanthera (Orchidaceae) in Mississippi. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 7:323 - 339.
 
Morris, M. W. 2013. Ultramafic barrens and wood lands. Pp. 314 - 319 in L. Edwards, J. Ambrose, and L. K. Kirkman, eds., The Natural Communities of Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
 
Pittman, J., K. Ichikawa. 2013. iPhone® Applications as Versatile Video Tracking Tools to Analyze Anxiety/Dep ression - Related Behaviors in Zebrafish ( Danio rerio ). Pharm, Biochem and Behavior . 106, 137 - 142.
 
Reátegui - Zirena, E. G., A. Whatley, F. Chu Koo, P. M. Stewart. 2013. Acute toxicity testing of crude oil using Piaractus brachypomus and Pimephales promelas. International Journal of Environmental Protection 3(12): 1 - 7.
 
Reátegui - Zirena, E. G., P. M. Stewart, J. M. Miller . 2013. Growth rates and age estimations of fuzzy pigtoe, Pleurobema strodeanum : A species listed under the Endangered Species Act. Southeas tern Naturalist12(1): 161 - 170. doi:10.1656/058.012.0113
 
Tao, R., and K. W. Yu. 2013. Nitrate addition has minimal effect on anaerobic biodegradation of benzene in coastal saline (salt), brackish and freshwater marsh sediments, Wetlands 33: 759 - 767.
 
Woods, M. 2013. Dalea mountjoyae M. Woods (Fabaceae), a new name for Dalea gracilis (Nuttall) D.B. Ward. Phytoneuron. 2013 - 23: 1.

Woods, M., and W. H. Hughes. 2013. The genus Dalea (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Phytoneuron. 2013 - 30: 1 - 12.

2012

Browning, J. S ., and S. C. Landers. 2012. Exuviotrophic apostome ciliates from freshwater decapods in southern Alabama (USA) and a description of Hyalophysa clampi n. sp. (Ciliophora, Apostomatida). European Journal of Protistology 48 : 207 - 214.
 
Diamond, A. R., and Brian R. Keener. 2012. Three noteworthy additions to the Alabama Flora. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6(2): 615 – 616.
 
Kim, S. J., D. C. Koh, S. J. Park, I. T. Cha, J. W. Park, J. H. Na, Y. Roh, K. S. Ko, K. Kim, S. K. Rhee. Molecular analysis of spatial variation of iron - reducing bacteria in riverine alluvial aquifers of the Mankyeong River. J. Microbiology 50(2): 207 - 17.
 
Landers, S. C. , F. A. Romano III, P. M. Stewart and S. Ramroop. 2012. A multi - year survey of meiofaunal abundance from the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf and slope. Gulf of Mexico Science 30(1 - 2):20 - 29.
http://goms.disl.org/Vol30No1/goms - 30 - 01 - 02 - 20.pdf
 
Leverett , L. D., and M. Woods. 2012. The genus Crotalaria (Fabaceae) in Alaba ma. Castanea. 77(4): 364 - 374.
 
Miller, J. M., P. M. Stewart. 2012. Historical vs. current bio logical assemblages in the Little Choctawhatchee Watershed, southeastern AL, USA. Sout heastern Naturalist 12(2):267 - 282.
 
Morris, M. W. 2012. Stenanthium leimanthoides (Melanthiaceae) and Nestronia umbellula (Santalaceae) in Alabama. Castanea 77:375 - 380 .
 
Morris, M. W., and J. R. MacDonald. 2012. Vascular plants of the Yazoo - Mississippi Delta, Loess Bluffs, and North Central Plateau in Grenada County, Mississippi. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6:653 - 679.
 
Onishi, J. C., J. W. Park, J. Prado, S. C. Eades, M. H. Mirza, M. N. Fugaro, M. M. Häggblom, C. R. Reinemeyer. 2012. Intestinal bacterial overgrowth includes potential pathogens in the carbohydrate overload models of equine acute laminitis. Vet Microbiology 159(3 - 4): 354 - 63.
 
Onishi, J. C., J. W. Park, M. M. Häggblo m, M. J. Fennell, M. N. Fugaro. 2012. Chronic laminitis is associated with potential bacterial pathogens in the laminae. Vet Microbiology 158(3 - 4): 329 - 36.
 
Pittman, J. 2012. Neurotoxicity Models. In: The Rights and Wron gs of Zebrafish. Cambridge University Press.
 
Pittman, J. 2012. Perspectives on Developing Zebrafish Depression - related Models. In: The Rights and Wrongs of Zebrafish. Cambridge University Press.
 
Stewart, P. M., J. B. Sawyer, F. Parauka, E. G. Reategui - Zi rena. 2012. Summer holding areas of the Gulf sturgeon within the Conecuh/Escambia River system, Alabama and Florida. In Gavyn L Kuhn and Jason R. Emery (Eds.), Watersheds: Processes, Management and Impact, Ch. 3, pages 75 - 93. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers .
 
Stewart, P. M., S. Bhattarai, M. Mullen, C. Metcalf, E. G. Reategui - Zirena. 2012. Influence of large woody debris on macroinvertebrate assemblages in southeastern coastal plains streams, USA. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 2012: 351 - 365.
 
Yu, J.O., R. T ao, and K. W. Yu. 2012. Anaerobic biodegradation of benzene in salt marsh sediment of the Louisiana Gulf coast. Ecological Engineering 40: 6 - 10.
 
Yu, K. W., and R. D. DeLanue. 2012. A Comparison Analysis of Edge - of - field Runoff from Two Sugarcane Fields. A rchives of Agronomy and Soil Science 58: 51 - 59.

 

Platform and Poster Presentations at Meetings

Names of faculty members are printed in bold. The list includes only those presentations and posters while faculty members worked at Troy University.

2018

Gupta , M. Al Jawa sim, J. W. Park, Crude Oil and Dispersant Effects on Bacterial Community in the Gulf of Mexico, Alabama State University C - STEM Annual Research Symposium, Mar 14 – 15, 2018, Montgomery, AL.

2017

Bennett, C., J. W. Park. 2017. Bacterial communities resi ding in cove and surface of tar balls on the Gulf Coast beaches, 78 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 29 - Apr1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.
 
Bhattacharya, P., S. C. Landers, K. Yu, J. W. Park, 2017. Analysis of bacterial communit ies in sediments of northern Gulf of Mexico and effects of treatment with the oil dispersant Corexit 9500A. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Montgomery AL March 29 - April 1st.
 
Bokenfohr, K., J. W. Park. 2017 . Effect of crude oil on Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a Causative Bacterium of Seafood Poisoning, 78th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 29 - Apr1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.
 
Byrd, W., J. Jones, A. Mukherjee. 2017. Foxi3 Ablation R etards Bone Derived Prostate Cancer Cell Growth, 78th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 29 - Apr 1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.
 
Landers, S. C., M. V. Sørensen, K. R. Beaton, C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, 2017. Kinorhy nch assemblages in the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Montgomery AL March 29 - April 1st.
 
Minton, E. and M. Woods. 2017. The genus Lathyrus (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Association of
Southeastern Biologists, Montgomery, Alabama. March 29 - April 1 st .
 
Orcutt, J. and M. Woods. The genus Medicago (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Association of
Southeastern Biologists, Montgomery, Alabama. March 29 - April 1st.

2016

Bassette, M. A., R. Verdiyev, A. R. Price, T. L. Walters, S. C. Landers, A. N. Walker, Geer, P. J., M. E. Frischer. 2016. Identification of the Causal Ag ent of Shrimp Black Gill in the Coastal Southeast USA. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography. New Orleans, LA, USA. February 21 - 26, 2016.
 
Beaton, K. R., C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, J. Sharma, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2016. Marine Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Presented at the 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and E cosystem Science Conference, Tampa, FL, Feb. 1 - 4.
 
Beaton, K. R., J. Sharma, C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2016. Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two year survey. Presented at the 16 th International Meiofauna Conference, Heraklion, Crete, July 3 - 8.
 
Bhattacharya, Priya, J.W. Park , 2016. Effects of COREXIT ® 9500 on Benthic Bacterial Communities in the Gulf of Mexico, Dauphin Island, and Lake Pontchartrain, Troy University Student Resea rch Conference, Apr 7 - 8, 2016, Troy, AL.
 
Boyd, C. A., and S. Jones. 2016. Mobile Bay Living Shorelines Suitability Model. Restore Americas Estuary Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. December 10 – 15, 2017.
 
Boyd, C. A., and S. Jones. 2016. Living Shore lines Site Suitability Model: Project Completion Summary and Lessons Learned. Gulf of Mexico Alliance 2016 All Hands Meeting, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. June 14 – 17, 2016.
 
Brown, Elena, J.W. Park. 2016. Bacterial Response to the Elk River Chemical Spill in West Virginia, Troy University Student Research Conference, Apr 7 - 8, 2016, Troy, AL.
 
Brown, Elena, J. W. Park. 2016. Impact of the Elk River chemical spill on Bacterial community, 77 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2016, Concord, NC.
 
Cooper, Madison, Katrina Bokenfohr, Callie Bennett, J. W. Park. 2016. Analysis of bacterial community along a depth gradient in marine tar balls, 77 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2016, Concord, NC.
 
Cooper, Madison, Katrina Bokenfohr, Callie Bennett, J.W. Park. 2016. Microbial Habitation of Tar Balls Located in Fresh Water Environments, Troy University Student Research Conference, Apr 7 - 8, 2016, Troy, AL.
 
Jones S., and C. A. Boyd. 2016. Mobile Bay Living Shoreline Suitability Model. Gulf of Mexico Alliance 2016 All Hands Meeting, Tools Cafe, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Gulf of Mexico Alliance 2016 All Hands Meeting, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
 
Miller, C. 2016. Mercury concentration s and speciation in soils at a contaminated industrial site. Alabama Academy of Sciences, Florence, AL March 2016.
 
Miller, C., J. McCurdy, A. Johs, B. K. Robertson. 2016. The effect of solid phase sorbent materials on the leachability of mercury from cont aminated soils. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Orlando, FL, November 2016.
 
Miller, J. M., P. M. Stewart. 2016. Recent mussel and crayfish findings from research in the Environmental Science Laboratory (Aquatic Research Laboratory) at Troy University. To be presented at the 2016 Alabama Water Resources Conference, September 8 - 9, 2016, Orange Beach, AL
 
Miller, J. M., P. M. Stewart. 2016. Updated sampling of federally listed mussels in the upper Pea River. Presented at the 30 th Annual Meeting of the Alabama Water Resource Conference, Sept. 7 - 9. Perdido Beach, AL.
 
Mukherjee, A., and J. Jones. 2016. Foxi3 Ablation Retards Bone Derived Prostate Cancer Cell Growth. American Society of Investigative Pathology - PISA. Houston, TX.
 
Mukherjee, A., and J. Jones. 2016. Foxi3: A Sly Regulator of Bone Development, Promotes Prostate Cancer. Experimental Biology - American Society of Investigative Pathology, San Diego, CA.
 
Mukherjee, A., and J. Jones. 2016. Foxi3: A Sly Regulator of Bone Developmen t, Promotes Prostate Cancer. Troy University Research Symposium. Troy, AL.
 
Mukherjee, A., and J. Jones. 2016. Foxi3: A Sly Regulator of Bone Development, Promotes Prostate Cancer. UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium. Birmingham, AL.
 
Sørensen, M. V ., S. C. Landers. 2016 . Kinorhyncha from the Gulf of Mexico, with a report of two new species. Presented at the 16th International Meiofauna Conference, Heraklion, Crete, July 3 - 8.
 
Pace. N. L., S. Showalter Otts, T. Bowling, and C. A. Boyd. 2016. A Gui de to Shellfish Restoration and Planning Programs. Challenges of Natural Resource Economics and Policy, New Orleans, Louisiana. March 20 - 22, 2016.
 
Park, J. W. 2016. Bacterial Response to the Elk River Chemical Spill in West Virginia, Troy Universi ty Student Research Conference, Apr 7 - 8, 2016, Troy, AL.
 

2015

Al Jawasim, M., K. Yu , J. W. Park. 2015. Effects of Crude Oil and Dispersant on Bacterial Community in Louisiana Salt Marsh Sediments, 115 th annual meeting of the American Society for Microbio logy (ASM), May 30 – Jun 2, 2015, New Orleans, LA
 
Al Jawasim, M., M. Tran, S. C. Landers and J. W. Park. 2015. Geographical and geological distribution of benthic bacteria communities in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX, Feb 16 - 19th.
 
Brown, Elena, Mai Tran, J. W. Park, 2015. Bacterial Response to the Elk River Chemical Spill in West Virginia, 76 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeast ern Biologists, Apr 1 - 4, 2015, Chattanooga, TN.
 
Debbie D., Pace, N. L., M. Gruber, L. A. Wilde, M. Chasse, C. A. Boyd, J. DeQuattro, and R. Harter. 2015. Living Shorelines Regional Workshops – Gulf of Mexico Barriers and Opportunities. Living Shoreline s: Sound Science, Innovative Approaches, Connected Community, Hartford, Connecticut. December 1 – 2, 2015.
 
Diamond, A. R. 2015. Least Snout Bean (Rhynchosia minima (L.) A.P. de Candolle; Fabaceae) rediscovered in Alabama. Alabama Academy of Science.
 
Duke, J., K. Ichikawa, J. Pittman , M. W. Morris, and S. Liu. 2015. Assessment of extracts prepared from native St. John's wort species (Hypericum spp.) on anxiety/depression - related behaviors and neural pathways in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Southeastern B iology 62(3):485.
 
Gibson, K. J., J. M. Miller, P. D. Johnson, P. M. Stewart. 2015. Acute toxicity on three freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionidae) and two freshwater snail species (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda). Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources 16 th Annual Mollusk and Crayfish Meeting, Spanish Fort, AL. 21 - 22 January 2015.
 
Landers, S. C., K. Yu, and M. V. Sørensen. 2015 . Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizo n oil spill investigated during a long term community study (2007 - 2009) (update). Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX, Feb 16 - 19th.
 
Martinec, C. C., K. R. Beaton, J. M. Miller, J. Sharma, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers . 2015. Ecological relationships and patterns in biodiversity of benthic marine nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico. Presented at Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems conference, Liverpool, England, August 30 - September 4.
 
Martinec, C., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, Landers, S.C. 2015. Multivariate analysis of Nematode Communities in northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf sediments following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the 76th Association of Southeaster n Biologists meeting, Chattanooga TN April 1 - 4, 2015. Conference abstract PDF page 69.
 
Martinec, C., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2015. Nematode community structure in northern Gulf of Mexico continental in relation to environm ental variables. Presented at the 2015 Gulf of Mexico Graduate Student Symposium, Mar 15 - 16th, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama.
 
Martinec, C., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S .C. Landers. 2015. Nematode community structure in northern Gulf of Me xico shelf sediments following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX, Feb 16 - 19th .
 
Miller, J. M., B. B. Niraula, P. M. Stewart. 2015. Microhabitat preferences of federall y threatened freshwater mussel species in a Gulf Coast drainage. Presented at the 29 th Annual Meeting of the Alabama Water Resource Conference, Sept. 10 - 11. Perdido Beach, AL.
 
Miller, J. M., B. B. Niraula, J. M. Hyde, P. D. Johnson, P. M. Stewart. 2015. Microhabitat preferences of federally threatened freshwater mussel species in coastal plain streams. 2015 Alabama Water Resources Conference, September 10 - 11, 2015, Orange Beach, AL.
 
Miller, J. M., P. M. Stewart. 2015. Recent mussel and crayfish findings from research in the Environmental Science Laboratory (Aquatic Research Laboratory) at Troy University. Presented at the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources 16 th Annual Mollusk and Crayfish meeting, January 21 - 22, Spanish Fort, AL.
 
Sørensen, M. V., S. C. Landers. 2015. Kinorhynchs from the Gulf of Mexico. Presented at the 4th International Scalidophora Workshop, Ferrol, Spain. Sept. 13th - 18th.
 
Stewart, P. M., K. J. Gibson, J. M. Miller, P. D. Johnson. 2015. Acute toxicity of ende mic mollusk species of the Mobile River Basin. Presented at the 29 th Annual Meeting of the Alabama Water Resource Conference, Sept. 10 - 11. Perdido Beach, AL.
 
Stewart, P.M., K. J. Gibson, J. M. Miller, P. D. Johnson. 2015. Acute toxicity of Mobile Basin e ndemic freshwater mussels. 2015 Alabama Water Resources Conference, September 10 - 11, 2015, Orange Beach, AL.
 
Tran, Mai , J.W. Park. 2015. Effect of Freshwater Exposure on Tarballs Bacterial Community, 76th annual meeting of the Association of Southeaster n Biologists, April 1 - 4, 2015, Chattanooga, TN. [oral presentation]
 
Tran, Mai, Garrett Lloyd, K. Yu, J. W. Park. 2015. Risk Assessment of Microbial Pathogens in Tar - filled Shells on Alabama beach, 115th American Society for Microbiology (ASM) International meeting, May 30 – June 2, 2015, New Orleans, LA.
 
Woods, M., 2015. A revision of the Old World Species of Apios (Fabaceae). Association of Southeastern Biology 62(3): 395.
 

2014
 

Boyd, C. A., and S. Dutta. 2014. Living Shoreline Project Monitoring in Miss issippi and Alabama. Restore America’s Estuaries 7th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration. National Harbor, Maryland. November 1 – 6, 2014.
 
Burchill, J. L ., and A. Diamond. 2014. A Herpetofaunal Survey of Pike County, Alabama, USA. Herp etological Review 45 (1), 98 – 99.
 
Dykes, B., A. R. Diamond and M. Woods. 2014. The vascular flora of Bullock County, Alabama. Southeastern Biology 61(3): 379.
 
Gibson, K. J., J. M. Miller, B. B. Niraula, J. M. Hyde, T. Fobein, P. D. Johnson and P. M. Stewart. 2014. Acute toxicity testing on Villosa nebulosa (Bivalvia: Unionidae) using five toxicants (SDS, Cl, K, Ni, Zn). Presented at the 7 th Annual Mattie Kelley Environmental Symposium, October 10, Niceville, FL.
 
Gibson, K. J., J. M. Miller, B. B. N iraula, J. M. Hyde, T. Fobien, P. D. Johnson, P. M. Stewart. 2014. Acute toxicity testing on
Villosa nebulosa (Bivalvia: Unionidae) using five toxicants (SDS, Cl, K, Ni, and Zn). The Mattie Kelly Environmental Symposium, Northwest Florida State College, N iceville, FL.
 
Landers, S. C., K. Yu , and M. V. Sørensen. 2014. Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigated during a long term community study (2007 - 2009) (update). Present ed at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile AL. Jan 26 - 29.
 
Martinec, C., J. M. Miller, N. Barron, S. C. Landers, K. Yu, P. M. Stewart, A. Nichols, D. A. Steffy. 2014. Analysis of meiofauna and sediment from the Northern Gul f of Mexico continenetal shelf following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile AL. Jan 26 - 29.
 
Martinec, C. C., J. M. Miller, N. K. Barron, R. Tao, K. Yu, P. M. Stewart, A. C. Nichols, D. A. Steffy , S. C. Landers. 2014. Sediment chemistry and meiofauna from the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Presented at Troy University, October 4, Troy, AL.
 
Milligan, M., S. Harden and S. Merriman. 2014. “Invigorating the interdiscip linary pedagogical process: A biopsychosociohistorical example.” Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Vancouver, Canada. (June, 2014)
 
Pace N., and C. A. Boyd. 2014. Implementation of the Alabama and M ississippi Living Shorelines General Permit. Restore America’s Estuaries 7th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration. National Harbor, Maryland. November 1 – 6, 2014.
 
Pittman, J., K. Ichikawa, K. Henry, C. Kelly, R. Hadi, J. Duke, M. Morris. 2014. Mechanisms underlying changes in anxiety/depression - related behaviors and neural circuits in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ) following exposure to hypericum perforatum extracts. Biological Psychiatry. 75: 1S - 401S.
 
Riscassi, A., C. Miller, S. Brooks. 2014. Diel mercury - concentration variations in a mercury impacted stream. Geological Society of America, Vancouver, Canada, October 2014.
 
Sørensen, M. V., and S. C. Landers. 2014. Extensive sampling of kinorhynchs in the Gulf of Mexico reveals new morpholog ical information. Presented at the 3rd International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology, Berlin, August 3 - 7.
 
Stewart, P. M., 2014. Keynote Address: The Sixth Great Extinction Event and Biodiversity Research in Southeast A labama. The Mattie Kelly Envir onmental Symposium, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FL.
 
Stewart, P. M., 2014. Water Issues. Invited Presentation to Rotary International, Troy, AL.
 
Tran, M., and J. W. Park, 2014. Risk Assessment of Microbial Pathogens in Tar - filled Shells a long the Gulf of Mexico and Freshwater Tarballs, 75 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Apr 2 - 5, 2014, Spartanburg, SC. [oral presentation]
 

2013
 

Diamond, A. R. 2013. Noteworthly collections from Alabama. Alabama Academy of Sc ience.
 
Dykes, B., and A. Diamond. 2013. A survey of the vascular flora of Bullock County, Alabama. Alabama Academy of Science.
 
Dykes, B., E. Minton, D. Morrison, G. Newman, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2013. A floristic survey of communities in the Big Cr eek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama, 90 th Annual Meeting, Alabama Academy of Science, hosted by Samford University, Birmingham, AL, March 20 - 22.
 
Dykes, B., E. Minton, D. Morrison, G. Newman, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2013. A floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama. Journal of Alabama Academy of Science 84:74.
 
Hyde, J. M., B. B. Niraula, J. M. Miller and P. M. Stewart. 2013. Detectability and population size estimation of two threatened mussel species in t he Choctawhatchee River watershed. Presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB), April 10 - 12. Charleston, WV.
 
Hyde, J. M., B. B. Niraula, J. M. Miller and P. M. Stewart. 2013. Estimates of detectability, p opulation size, and survival of threatened mussel species in the Choctawhatchee River watershed. Presented at the Gregory P. Domin Graduate Research Conference, Columbus State University, October 24, Columbus, GA.
 
Landers, S. C., A. Nichols, N. K. Barron and P. M. Stewart. 2013 . New meiofauna data (2012) from Louisiana near the Deepwater Horizon site. Presented at the 15th International Meiofauna Conference, Ansan, Korea, July 22 - 26.
 
Landers, S. C., A. Nichols, N. K. Barron, C. A. Schimmer, M. D. Schneid er, J. C. McDonald, P. M. Stewart and S. Ramroop.
2013. Meiofauna and heavy metals from Gulf of Mexico sampling in 2012. SE Biology 60:181.
 
Landers, S. C., A. Nichols, N. K. Barron, C. A. Schimmer, M. D. Schneider, J. C. McDonald, P. M. Stewart and S. Ramroop.
2013. Meiofauna and heavy metals analysis from Gulf of Mexico sampling in 2012. Presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB), April 10 - 13. Charleston, WV.
 
Landers, S. C., F. A. Romano III, C. A. Schimme r, A. Nichols, D. A. Steffy, P. M. Stewart, S. Ramroop. 2013. Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the northern Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the 2 nd Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA. January 21 - 23. Conference abstracts pdf p. 75.
 
Landers, S. C., K. Yu and M. V. Sørensen. 2013. Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigated during a lon g term community study (2007 - 2009). Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans. Jan 21 - 23. Also presented at the 74th Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting, Charleston WV April 10 - 13 2013. SE Biology 6 0: 277.
 
Miller, J. M., B. B. Niraula and P. M. Stewart. 2013. Life history, morphometric, and morphological examinations of the primary burrowing crayfishes Cambarus (Lacunicambarus) diogenes and Cambarus (Tubericambarus) polychromatus. Presented at the Dr. Gregory P. Domin Graduate Research Conference, Columbus State University, October 24. Columbus, GA.
 
Milligan, M., S. Harden, S. A. Merriman and S. Burt Shelton. 2013. HIV/AIDS: A multidisciplinary evolutionary perspective. Poster presented at the 25th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC. (May, 2013)
 
Niraula, B. B., J. M. Hyde, J. M. Miller and P. M. Stewart. 2013. Analysis of simple physical microhabitat variables for three threatened freshwater mussels in the Choctawhatchee River watershed. Presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB), April 10 - 13. Charleston, WV.
 
Niraula, B. B., J. M. Hyde, J. M. Miller and P. M. Stewart. 2013. Use of simple physical microhabitat variables by three threatened freshwater mussel species in the Choctawhatchee River watershed. Presented at the Gregory P. Domin Graduate Research Conference, Columbus State University, October 24, Columbus, GA.
 
Park, J. W. 2013. Oil - degrading and pathog enic bacteria are present in Lake Pontchartrain, Materials Engineering Seminar, Sep 23, 2013, Auburn University, Auburn, AL. [invited oral presentation]
 
Park, J. W., and A. Gupta. 2013. Detection of waterborne pathogenic bacteria in Lake Pontchartrain, 99 th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the ASM, Nov 7 - 9, 2013, Auburn, AL.
 
Park, J. W., and A. Gupta. 2013. Detection of waterborne pathogenic bacteria in Lake Pontchartrain, 113 th American Society for Microbiology International meeting, May 18 - 2 1, 2013, Denver, CO.
 
Senn, G. W., and M. Woods. 2013. The genus Dalea (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Southeastern Biology 60(3): 215.
 
Sørensen, M. V., S. C. Landers and F. A. Romano III. 2013. Kinorhynchs from the Gulf of Mexico collected before and after th e Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the 15 th International Meiofauna Conference, Ansan, Korea, July 22 - 26.

2012

Boudinot, S., K. Parker, M. Jones, C. Magrath, and T. Moore. 2012. Filamentous growth mutations in Saccharomyces cerevisiae straings: genetic analysis. Southeastern Biology 59: 403 - 404.
 
Biebinger, B., and C. Magrath. 2012. The impacts of wastewater treatment and antimicrobial agents on Saccharomyces cerevisiae, a comparative analysis. Southeastern Biology 59: 374.
 
Diamond, A., and M. Woods. 2012. Rhododendron colemanii (Ericaceae) in the southeastern United States. Southeastern Biology 59(3): 307. Dey, I., and C. Magrath. 2012. Autonomous replicating sequences of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: methods to assess transcription termination activity. Southeastern Biology 59: 297.
 
Dykes, B., and A. Diamond. 2012. Rare vascular plants of Bullock County, Alabama. Alabama Academy of Science 82(2):73.
 
Dykes, B., D. Morrison, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2012. Preliminary results of a floristic s urvey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama, 89 th Annual Meeting, Alabama Academy of Science, hosted by Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, February 22-24.
 
Dykes, B., D. Morrison, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2012. Preliminary results of a floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama. Journal of Alabama Academy of Science 83:72 - 73.
 
Landers, S.C., M. V. Sørensen and F. A. Romano. III. 2012. Kinorhynch distribution and diversity in the Gulf of Mexico. IN: SØRENSEN, M.V. (editor) 2012. Workshop program and book of abstracts. Third International Scalidophoran Workshop. Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, 39 pages.
 
Landers, S. C., M. V. Sørensen, and F. A. Romano III. 2012. Kinorhynch distribution and diversity in the Gulf of Mexico. In Sørensen, M.V. (ED.), Workshop program and book of abstracts (39 pages). Third International Scalidophoran Workshop. Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen.
 
Niraula, B. B., J. M. Miller, E. G. Reátegui - Zirena, P. M. Stewart. 2012. Life history study and morphological comparison of primary burrowing crayfish Cambarus ( Lacunicambarus ) diogenes and C. ( Tubericambarus ) sp. B in Troy, Alabama. Presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science, Tuskegee, AL, February 22 - 24, 2012.
 
Niraula, B. B., J. M. Miller, E. G. Reátegui - Zirena, and P. M. Stewart. 2012. Life history study and morphological comparison of primary burrowing crayfish Cambarus ( Lacunicam barus ) diogenes and C . ( Tubericambarus ) sp. B in Troy, Alabama. Presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB), Athens, GA, April 4 - 7, 2012.
 
Park, J.W. 2012. Biodegradation of toxic organic pollutants in the envir onment, Biology Department Seminar, Oct 15, 2012, Troy University, Troy, AL [invited oral presentation]
 
Park, J. W., and A. Gupta. 2012. Changes in microbial populations affected by oil spill in Gulf of Mexico. Presented at the 9 th International Associati on for Ecology (INTECOL) International Wetlands Conference, Orlando, FL, June 3 - 8, 2012.
 
Perry, M. E., S. C. Landers, and R. N. Jones. 2012. Larval settlement of two invertebrates at Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama, following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. SE Biology 59:234.
 
Reátegui - Zirena, E. G., J. M. Miller, and P. M. Stewart. 2012. Growth rates and age estimations of Pleurobema strodeanum and Fusconaia burkei , species proposed to be listed under the Endangered Species Act. Presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB), Athens, GA, April 4 - 7, 2012.
 
Reátegui - Zirena, E. G., J. M. Miller, and P. M. Stewart. 2012. Growth rates and age estimations of Pleurobema strodeanum and Fusconaia burkei, species proposed t o be listed under the Endangered Species Act. Presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science, Tuskegee, AL, February 22 - 24, 2012.

 

Graduate Student Publications

Graduate Student Thesis and Professional Papers

Theses (Advisor’s Name in Parenthesis)
 
2017

Smith, Chelsea. 2017. Acomparison of the spider (Arachnida: Araneae) species found in adjacent Mesic and  Xerichabitats within the pocosin nature preserve, Pike County, Alabama. (Diamond) 

 
2016

Beaton, K. R. 2016. Nematode and Kinorhynch Communities in The Northern Gulf Of Mexico. (Landers)
 
Bhattacharya, Priya. 2016. Analysis of Bacterial Communities in Sediments of Northern Gulf of Mexico and Effects of Treatment with the Oil Dispersant Corexit ® 9500A, Troy University, Troy AL. (Park)

2015

Gibson, Kesley Jae. 2015. Acute toxicity testing on freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) and freshwater snail s (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda) (Stewart)
 
Le, Hanh Thi Van. 2015. Effects of oil and dispersant on denitrification and organic matter Mineralization in a Louisiana Salt Marsh Sediment. (Yu)
 
Martinec, C. C. 2015. Meiofaunal Analysis in The Northern Gulf Of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. (Landers)
 

2014
 

Al Jawasim, Mohammed. 2014. Effects of Crude Oil and/or Dispersant Mixture on Bacterial Community in Lake Pontchartain Sediments, Louisiana, Troy University, Troy AL. (Park)
 
Hanh Thi Van Le. 2015. Effects Of Oil And Dispersant On Denitrification And Organic Matter Mineralization In A Louisiana Salt Marsh Sediment. (Yu)
 
Hyde, John Murray. 2014. Detectability and population estima tion of rare mussel species. Student Research and Creative Works, 2nd Place – Graduate Division, Dean of Arts and Sciences. (Stewart)
 
Hyde, John Murray. 2014. Population and community parameters of federally listed mussel species in two streams The Choctawhatchee Watershed (Stewart)
 
Olivera Irazábal, Miluska. 2014. Benzene Biodegradation In Two Continental Shelf Sediments Of The Gulf Of Mexico And The Effects Of Dispersant. (Yu)
 
Niraula, Bijay Babu. 2014. Microhabitat Preferences and Sediment Stability for three threatened freshwater mussel species. (Stewart)
Niraula, Bijay Babu. 2014. Measurement of microhabitat variables related to rare mussel species. Best Graduate Research Scholar Award, Troy University Honors Convocation Student Research and Creative Works, 1st Place – Graduate Division, Dean of Arts and Sciences. (Stewart)
 
Olivera Irazabal, Miluska. 2014. Benzene Degradation In Two Continental Shelf Sediments Of The Gulf Of Mexico And The Effects Of Dispersant. (Yu)

2013

Cotton, Barbara Biebinger. 2013. The Impacts of Wastewater Treatment and Antimic robial Agents on Saccharomyces Cerevisiae: A Comparative Analysis. (Magrath)
 
Dey, Indrani. 2013. Differental Morphological response in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Deletion strains exposed to unclassified and variable environmental triggers. (Magrath)
 
Dykes, Bailee Lara. 2013. The Vascular Flora of Bullock County, Alabama. (Diamond)
 
Gupta, Astha. 2013. Molecular analysis of dominant indigenous bacteria in oil - contaminated marsh sediments around Lake Pontchartrain, Troy University, Troy AL. (Park)
 
Jia, Meng. 2013. Parkinson - Like Pathology in Zebrafish following Bpa Exposure: A Behaviora l And Immunohistochemical Study. Pittman)
 
Schimmer, Craig Anthony. 2013. Histochemistry of The Trematode Alloglossidium in The Freshwater Grass Shrimp Pala Emonetes Kadiakensis . (Landers)

2012

Bethala, Sirisha. 2012. Population Genetic Structure in Walleye (Sander Vitreus) and Sauger (S. Canadensis) Examined by Protein Electrophoresis. (Billington)
 
Evelyn G. Reátegui Zirena. 2012. Acute toxicity and mutagenicity of Peruvi an crude oil and oil - contaminated samples from the Peruvian Amazon. Graduate Dean's Thesis Award winner. (Stewart)
 
Zirena, Evelyn Gabriela Reategui. 2012. Acute Toxicity and Mutagenicity of Peruvian Crude Oil and Oil - Contaminated Samples from The Peruvian Amazon. (Stewart)

Graduate Student Publications (Journal Articles, Conference Papers, and Book Chapters)

Publications (Journal Articles, Conference Papers, and Book Chapters)

Names of graduate students are printed in bold.

2018

Al Jawasim, M., P. Bhattacharya, J. W. Park, Crude Oil and Dispersant Effects on Bacterial Community in the Gulf of Mexico. Front. Sci. Technol. Eng. Math. 2:25 - 26. (2018).

Byrd, T. C. and A. R. Diamond. 2018. New vascular plant records for Alabama. Phytoneuron 2018 - 5: 1 - 5 Published 26 February 2018.

2017

Beaton, K. R., J. Sharma, C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2017. Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two - year survey. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. DOI: 10.1010/j.jembe.2017.08.006
 
Landers, S. C., M. V. Sørensen, K. R. Beaton, C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart. 2017. Kinorhynch assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two - year survey. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2017.05.013
 
Woods, M., and E.W. Minton. 2017. Lathyrus palustris (F abaceae) new to Alabama. Phytoneuron 2017 - 23: 1 – 4. Published 16 March 2017. ISSN 2153 733X.

2016

Beaton, K. R., C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, J. Sharma, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2016. Marine Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Presented at the 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, FL, Feb. 1 - 4.
 
Beaton, K. R., J. Sharma, C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C Landers. 2016. Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf co llected during a two year survey. Presented at the 16th International Meiofauna Conferenc e, Heraklion, Crete, July 3 - 8.
 
Bhattacharya, P. , S. C. Landers, K. Yu, J.W. Park, 2016. The Effect of Corexit ® 9500A Concentrations on the Bacterial Community in Coa stal Sediments. Water Air Soil Pollut. Under review.
 
Jones, C. M., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart and S. C. Landers. 2016 . Nematode assemblages of the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Proceedings of th e Biological Society of Washington. 129: 24 - 37. doi: 10.2988/0006 - 324X - 129.Q1.24
 
Keating, M. P., C. A. Ochs, D. Balachandran, M. M. Holland, R. E. Lizotte, K. W. Yu. 2016. Spatial variation related to hydrologic patterns and vegetation in greenhouse gas fluxes from the Mississippi Delta agricultural region. Applied Soil Ecology 98: 278 – 281.
 
Miller, J. M., D. N. Shelton, C. B. Ford, X. Niu, P. M. Stewart, 2016. Survey and riparian habitat suitability assessment at the NCBC Gulfport’s Stennis Western Mane uver Area (WMA) property for the Inflated Heelsplitter Mussel. U.S. Department of the Navy EPR Project No. 62604WSPHD and 62604WMBMON

2015

Al Jawasim M., K. W. Yu and J. W. Park. 2015. Synergistic effect of crude oil plus dispersant on bacterial communi ty in a Louisiana salt marsh sediment, FEMS Microbiology Letters, 362, fnv144.
 
Martinec, C. C., K. R. Beaton, J. M. Miller, J. Sharma, P. W. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2015. Ecological relationships and patterns in biodiversity of benthic marine nematode as semblages in the Gulf of Mexico. Presented at the Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems conference, Liverpool, England, Aug. 30th - Sept. 4th.
 
Martinec, C., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P.M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2015. Multivariate analysis of Nematode Commun ities in northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf sediments following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the 76th Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting, Chattanooga TN April 1 - 4, 2015. Conference abstract PDF page 69.
 
Martinec, C., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2015. Nematode community structure in northern Gulf of Mexico continental in relation to environmental variables. Presented at the 2015 Gulf of Mexico Graduate Student Symposium, Mar 15 - 16th, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama.
 
Martinec, C., J. Sharma, J.M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2015. Nematode community structure in northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf sediments following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX, Feb 16 - 19th.

2014

Grilliot, M. E., and S. Harden. 2014. “Using Card Games t o Simulate Natural Selection.” American Biology Teacher, V ol. 76, Number 2, February 2014 (accepted October 2012)
 
Gupta, A., K. W. Yu and J. W. Park, 2014. Dominant indigenous bacteria in gasoline - treated marshes around Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 225: 2011.
 
Harden, S., and M. E. Grilliot. 2014 “Investigating Optimal Foraging Theory in the La boratory.” American Biology Teacher, Vol 76, No. 6, August 2014
 
Jia, M., J. Pittman. 2014. Deficits in Striatal Dopamine and Hippocampal Serotonin Following Induction of Anxiety/Depressive - Like Behaviors by Bisphenol A. Arch Neurosci. 2(2): 1 - 6.
 
Landers , S. C., A. C. Nichols, N. K. Barron, C. A. Schimmer, R. Tao, K. Yu, P. M. Stewart and E. Ólaffson. 2014. Nematode and copepod diversity (2012) from Louisiana near the Deepwater Horizon spill site. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 127 (1): 47 - 57. http://www.pbsw.org/loi/pbsw
 
 
Landers, S.
 
C.,
A. C. Nichols, C. A.
Schimmer
, P. M. Stewart, S.
Ramroop,
D. A. Steffy and F. A. Romano. III. 2014. Meiofauna and trace metals from sediment collections in Florida following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Gulf of Mexico Science 32: 1 - 10.
 
Martinec, C. C., J. M.
Miller,
M. K.
Barron,
R. Tao, K. Yu, P. M. Stewart, A. C. Nichols, D. A. Steffy and S. C.
Landers
. 2014. Sediment chemistry and meiofauna from the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. International Journal of Oceanography. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/625718
 
Martinec, C
., J. M.
Miller,
N.
Barron,
S. C.
Landers,
K. Yu, P. M. Stewart, A. Nichols, D. A. Steffy. 2014. Analysis of meiofa una and sediment from the Northern Gulf of Mexico continenetal shelf following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile AL. Jan 26 - 29.
 
Milligan, Meg,
S.
Harden
, S.
Merriman and
S. Burt - Shelton. “Invigorating the Interdis ciplinary Pedagogical Process” The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Educational Studies , Vol 9, Issue 1, Dec 2014
 
Pittman, J., K. Ichikawa, K. Henry, C. Kelly, R. Hadi, J. Duke, and M. W. Morris. 2014. M echanisms underlying changes in anxiety/depression - related behaviors and neural circuits in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ) following exposure to Hypericum perforatum extracts. Journal of the Society of Biological Psychiatry 75:IS - 401S.
 
Schimmer, C. A
., and S. C . Landers. 2014. Histochemical Study of the Progenetic Trematode
Alloglossidium renale
. Journal of Parasitology Research, Article ID 245769, 8 pages.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/245769
 
 
2013
 
Diamond , A. R., J. Kevin England, and Bailee Dykes . 2013. New to Alabama: Pitted bluestem, Bothriochloa pertusa (Poaceae). Phytoneuron 2013 - 40. 1 – 5. Publishe d 24 June 2013. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
Dykes, B., E. Minton, D. Morrison, G. Newman, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2013. A floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama. Journal of Alabama Academy of Science 84:74.
 
Landers, S.
 
C.,
A. Nichols, N. K.
Barron,
C. A.
Schimmer,
M. D.
Schneider,
J. C.
McDonald
, P. M. Stewart and S. Ram roop. 2013. Meiofauna and heavy metals from Gulf of Mexico sampling in 2012. SE Biology 60:181.
 
Landers, S.
 
C.,
F. A.
Romano. III,
C. A.
Schimmer
, A. Nichols, D. A.
Steffy,
P. M. Stewart, S. Ramroop. 2013. Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans. Jan 21 - 23. Conference Abstracts PDF page 75.
 
2012
 
Boncek, J ., and S. Harden. 2012. “Variations on the Witch o f Agnesi”, Illinois Math Teacher. – Vol. 61, Number 1, pages 20 - 24, Fall 2012
 
Browning, J. S., and S. C.
Landers, S.C.
2012. Exuviotrophic apostome ciliates from freshwater decapods in southern Alabama (USA) and a description of
Hyalophysa cla mpi
n.sp. (Ciliophora, Apostomatida).
 
European Journal of Protistology
48: 207 - 214.
 
Dykes, B., D. Morrison, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2012. P reliminary results of a floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama. Journal of Alabama Academy of Science 83:72 - 73.
 
Reategui - Zirena, E. G. , P. M. Stewart, J. M. Miller. 2012. Growth rates and age estimations of
Pl eurobema strodeanum and Fusconaia burkei, species proposed for listing under the Endangered Species Act. Southeastern Naturalist 12(1):161 - 170.
 
Stewart, P. M., J. B. Sawyer, F. Parauka, E. G. Reategui - Zirena. 2012. Summer holding areas of the Gulf sturgeo n within the Conecuh/Escambia River system, Alabama and Florida. In Gavyn L Kuhn and Jason R. Emery (Eds.), Watersheds: Processes, Management and Impact, Ch. 3, pages 75 - 93. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers.
 
Stewart, P. M., S. Bhattarai, M. Mullen, C. Metca lf, E.G. Reategui - Zirena. 2012. Influence of large woody debris on macroinvertebrate assemblages in southeastern coastal plains streams, USA. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 2012: 351 - 365.

Graduate Student Presentations (Platform and Poster Presentation at Meetings)

Graduate Student Presentations at Meetings
 
Platform and Poster Presentations at Meetings
Names of graduate students are printed in bold.
 
2017
 
Bhattacharya, P., S. C. Landers, K. Yu, J. W. Park, 2017. Analysis of bacterial communities in sediments of nor thern Gulf of Mexico and effects of treatment with the oil dispersant Corexit 9500A. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Montgomery AL March 29 - April 1st.
 
Landers, S.C ., M. V. Sørensen, K. R. Beaton, C. M. Jon es, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, 2017. Kinorhynch assemblages in the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Montgomery AL March 29 - April 1st.
 
Minton, E . and M. Woods. 2 017. The genus Lathyrus (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Association of
Southeastern Biologists, Montgomery, Alabama. March 29 - April 1 st .
 
2016
 
Beaton, K. R ., J. Sharma, C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2016 . Nematode assemblages in the G ulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two year survey. Presented at the 16th International Meiofauna Conference, Heraklion, Crete, July 3 - 8.
 
Beaton, K. R., C. M. Jones, J. M. Miller, J. Sharma, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers, S.C. 2016. Marin e Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. Presented at the 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, FL, Feb. 1 - 4.
 
Bhattacharya, P. , J. W. Park. 2016. Effects of COREXIT ® 9500 on Benthic Bacterial Commun ities in the Gulf of Mexico, Dauphin Island and Lake Pontchartrain, Troy University Student Research Conference, Apr 7 - 8, 2016, Troy, AL.
 
2015
 
Al Jawasim M. , K. Yu, J. W. Park. 2015. Effects of Crude Oil and Dispersant on Bacterial Community in Louisiana Salt Marsh Sediments, 115 th annual meeting of the American FSociety for Microbiology (ASM), May 30 – Jun 2, 2015, New Orleans, LA
 
Al Jawasim M. , Mai Hoang Tran, C. Stephen. Landers, J. W. Park. 2015. Geographical and Geological Distribution of Benthic Ba cterial Communities in the Gulf of Mexico after 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, The 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Feb 16 – 19, Houston, TX. [invited oral presentation]
 
Duke, J., K. Ichikawa, J.
Pittman,
M. W.
Morris
and S. Liu. 2015. Assessment of extracts
prepared from native St. John’s wort species ( Hypericum spp.) on anxiety/depression - related behaviors and neural pathways in zebrafish (
Danio rerio
). Southeastern Biology, 62 , 485.
 
Martinec, C. C., K. R. Beaton, J. M. Miller, J. Sharma, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2015 . Ecological relationships and patterns in biodiversity of benthic marine nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico. Presented at the Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems conference, Liverpool, Eng land, Aug. 30 th - Sept. 4 th .
 
Martinec, C ., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers. 2015 . Nematode community structure in northern Gulf of Mexico continental in relation to environmental variables. Presented at the 2015 Gulf of Mexico Graduat e Student Symposium, Mar 15 - 16th, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama.
 
Martinec, C., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers . 2015 . Nematode community structure in northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf sediments following the Deepwater Horiz on oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX, Feb 16 - 19th.
 
Martinec, C., J. Sharma, J. M. Miller, P. M. Stewart, S. C. Landers . 2015 . Multivariate analysis of Nematode Communities in northern Gulf o f Mexico continental shelf sediments following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the 76th Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting, Chattanooga TN April 1 - 4, 2015. Conference abstract PDF page 69.
 
2014
 
Dykes, B ., A. R. Diamond and M. W oods. 2014. The vascular flora of Bullock County,
Alabama. Southeastern Biology 61(3): 379.
 
Pittman, J.,
K. Ichikawa, K.
Henry,
C. Kelly, R. Hadi, J. Duke and M.W.
Morris. 2014.
 
Mechanisms underlying changes in anxiety/depression - related behaviors an d neural circuits in zebrafish (
Danio rerio
) following exposure to Hypericum perforatum extracts. Journal of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, 75 , IS - 401S.
 
Martinec, C ., J. M. Miller, N. Barron, S. C. Landers, K. Yu , P. M. Stewart, A. Nichols, D. A. Steffy . 2014 . Analysis of meiofauna and sediment from the Northern Gulf of Mexico continenetal shelf following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile AL. Jan 26 - 29.
 
2013
 
Dykes, B., and A. Diamond. 2013. A survey of the vascular flora of Bullock County, Alabama. Alabama Academy of Science.
 
Dykes, B., D. Morrison, G. Newman, L. Ryan and M.W. Morris. 2013. A floristic survey
of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour Coun ty, Alabama. Journal of Alabama Academy of Science, 84 , 74.
 
Dykes, B. , E. Minton, D. Morrison, G. Newman, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2013. A floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama, 90 th Annual Meeting, Alabam a Academy of Science, hosted by Samford University, Birmingham, AL, March 20 - 22.
 
Landers, S. C. , A. Nichols, A., N. K. Barron, C. A. Schimmer, M. D. Schneider, J. C. McDonald , P. M. Stewart and S. Ramroop. 2013 . Meiofauna and heavy metals from Gulf of Mex ico sampl ing in 2012. SE Biology 60:181
 
Landers, S. C ., F. A. Romano. III, C. A. Schimmer , A. Nichols, D. A. Steffy, P. M. Stewart, S. Ramroop . 2013 . Analysis of continental shelf meiofauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans. Jan 21 - 23. Conference Abstracts PDF page 75.
 
Park, J. W ., and A. Gupta . 2013. Detection of waterborne pathogenic bacteria in Lake Pontchartrain, 113 th Am erican Society for Microbiology International meeting, May 18 - 21, 2013, Denver, CO.
 
Park, J. W ., and A. Gupta . 2013. Detection of waterborne pathogenic bacteria in Lake Pontchartrain, 99 th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the ASM, Nov 7 - 9, 201 3, Auburn, AL.
 
2012
 
Biebinger, B ., and C. Magrath. 2012. The impacts of wastewater treatment and antimicrobial agents on Saccharomyces cerevisiae , a comparative analysis. Presented at the 73 rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Athens, GA, April 4 - 7, 2012.
 
Biebinger, B ., and C. Magrath. 2012. The impacts of wastewater treatment and antimicrobial agents on Saccharomyces cerevisiae , a comparative analysis. Southeastern Biology 59: 374.
 
Dey, I ., and C. Magrath. 2012. Autonomous r eplicating sequences of Saccharomyces cerevisiae : methods to assess transcription termination activity. Presented at the 73 rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Athens, GA, April 4 - 7, 2012.
 
Dey, I ., and C. Magrath. 2012. Autonom ous replicating sequences of Saccharomyces cerevisiae : methods to assess transcription termination activity. Southeastern Biology 59: 297.
 
Dey, I., B. Biebinger, and C. Magrath. 2012. Antibiotics and filamentous growth in environmentally - derived water sam ples. Presented at the 19 th Annual Southeastern Regional Yeast Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February 24 - 26, 2012.
 
Dykes, B ., and A. Diamond. 2012. Rare vascular plants of Bullock County, Alabama. Alabama Academy of Science 82(2):73.
 
Dykes, B., D. Morrison, L. R yan, and M. W. Morris. 2012. Preliminary results of a floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama, 89 th Annual Meeting, Alabama Academy of Science, hosted by Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, February 22 - 24.
 
Dyke s, B., D. Morrison, L. Ryan and M. W. Morris. 2012. Preliminary results of a floristic
survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama. Journal of Alabama Academy of Science, 83 , 72 - 73.
 
Park, J. W ., and A. Gupta. 2012. Changes in microbial populations affected by oil spill in Gulf of Mexico, 9 th International Association for Ecology (INTECOL) International Wetlands Conference, Jun 3 - 8, 2012, Orlando, FL.
 

Undergraduate Student Publications

Undergraduate Student Publications (Journal Articles, Conference Papers, and Book Chapters)

Undergraduate Student Publications
 
Publications (Journal Articles, Conference Papers, and Book Chapters)
Names of undergraduate students are printed in bold.
 
201 7
 
Tran , M., J. W. Park, Bacterial Community Shift in Marine Tar Balls following Low Salinity Exposure, BioRxiv, Cold Spring Harbor Lab, www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/12/29/241034 (2017).
 
Woods, M. and J. Orcutt . 2017. The genus Medicago (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Phytoneuron
2017 - 41: 1 – 17. Published 21 August 2017. ISSN 2153 733X.
 
201 6
 
Tran, Mai , J. W. Park , 2016. Bacterial Community Shift in Marine Tar Balls following Low Salinity Exposure,
Lett Appl Microbiol.
Under review.
 
Tran, Mai , K. Yu,
J. W. Park. 2016. Unique Bacterial Community in Tar - Filled Shells and Tar Balls on the Alab ama Gulf Coast, Environ Monit Assess. Under review.
 
2015
 
Duke, J., K. Ichikawa, J. Pittman, M. W. Morris, and S. Liu. 2015. Assessment of extracts prepared from native St. John’s wort species ( Hypericum spp.) on anxiety/depression - related behaviors and neural pathways in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ). Southeastern Biology 62:485.
 
Pittman, J., A. Hylton. 2015. Behavioral, endocrine, and neuronal alterations in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ) following sub - chronic coadministration of fluoxetine and ketamine. Pharmaco l Biochem Behav. 139: 158 - 162.
 
2014
 
Landers, S.C.,
A.C. Nichols, N. K.
Barron
, C. A.
Schimmer,
R. Tao, K. Yu, P. M. Stewart and E. Ólaffson. 2014. Nematode and copepod diversity (2012) from Louisiana near the Deepwater Horizon spill site. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 127(1): 47 - 57.
http://www.pbsw.org/loi/pbsw
 
 
Martinec, C. C., J. M.
Miller,
N. K.
Barron,
R. Tao, K. Yu, P. M. Stewart, A. C.
Nichols,
D. A. Steffy and S. C. Landers. 20 14. Sediment chemistry and meiofauna from the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. International Journal of Oceanography. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/625718
 
Pittman, J. T ., and C. S. Lott. 2014. Startle response memory and hippocampal change s in adult zebrafish pharmacologically - induced to exhibit anxiety/depression - like behaviors. Physiol Behav. 123:174 - 179
 
Pittman, J., K. Henry, C. Kelly, and M. Morris. 2014. Attenuation of anxiety/depression - like behaviors and neuroanatomical changes fo llowing quercetin and rutin exposure in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ). Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science 1(1):1 - 8.
 
Pittman, J., K. Ichikawa, K. Henry, C. Kelly, R. Hadi, J. Duke, and M. W. Morris. 2014. Mechanisms underlying changes in anxiety/depr ession - related behaviors and neural circuits in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ) following exposure to Hypericum perforatum extracts. Journal of the Society of Biological Psychiatry 75:IS - 401S.
 
Pittman, J., R. Hadi, K. Ichikawa. 2014. Fluoxetine: Pharmacological Analysis of Depression - like Responses in Zebrafish In: Fluoxetine: Pharmacology, Mechanisms of Action and Potential Side Effects. Nova Publishers. Chapter 14. ( ISBN: 978 - 1 - 63482 - 077 - 6).
 
Shi , R
. J ., and K. W. Yu. 2014. Impact of exposure of crude oil and dispersant (COREXIT® EC 9500A) on denitrification and organic matter mineralization in a Louisiana salt marsh sediment, Chemosphere 108: 300 – 305.
 
2013
 
Dykes, B., E. Minton, D. Morrison, G. Newman, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2013. A floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama. Journal of Alabama Academy of Science 84:74.
 
Landers, S.C.,
M. E. Perry, M.E ., and R. N. Jones. 2013. Colonization of artificial substrates at Dauphin Island, Alabama: a comparison of B alanus
sp. (Cirripedia), Membranipora tenuis
(Bryozoa), and Conopeum tenuissimum (Bryozoa) settlement in 1999 - 2000 and 201 0 - 2012. Gulf of Mexico Science 31: 1 - 9.
 
Pittman, J., K. Ichikawa. 2013. iPhone® Applications as Versatile Video Tracking Tools to Ana lyze Anxiety/Depression - Related Behaviors in Zebrafish ( Danio rerio ). Pharm, Biochem and Behavior . 106, 137 - 142.
 
Woods, M ., and W. H. Hughes . 2013. The genus
Dalea
(Faba ceae) in Alabama. Phytoneuron. 2013 - 30: 1 - 12.
 
2012
 
Dykes, B., D. Morrison, L. Ryan , and M. W. Morris. 2012. Preliminary results of a floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama. Journal of Alabama Academy of Science 83:72 - 73.
 
Leverett , L. D ., and M. Woods. 2012. The genus Crotalaria (Fa baceae ) in Alabama. Castanea. 77(4): 364 - 374.
 

Undergraduate Student Presentations (Platform and Poster Presentation at Meetings)

Undergraduate Student Presentations at Meetings
 
Platform and Poster Presentations at Meetings
Names of undergraduate students are printed in bold.
 
2018
 
Shrestha , L., J. W. Park, Detection of Bacterial Contamination in Blenderized Food for Tube Feeding in a US Hospital Setting, Troy University Student Research Conference, Feb 27, 2018, Troy, AL.
 
Shrestha , L., J. W. Par k, Detection of Bacterial Contamination in Blenderized Food for Tube Feeding in a U.S. Hospital Setting. 79th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 28 - 31, 2018, Myrtle Beach, SC.
 
2017
 
Bennett, C . , J. W. Park. 2017. Bacterial communities residing in cove and surface of tar balls on the Gulf Coast beaches, 78 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 29 - Apr1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.
 
Bokenfohr, K . , J. W. Park. 2017. Effect of crude oil on Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a Causative Bacterium of Seafood Poiso ning, 78 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 29 - Apr1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.
 
Byrd, William , J . Jones, A . Mukherjee. 2017. Foxi3 Ablation Retards Bone Derived Prostate Cancer Cell Growth, 78th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 29 - Apr 1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.
 
2017
 
Orcutt, J. and M. Woods. 2017. The genus Medicago (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Association of
Southeastern Biologists, Montgomery, Alabama. March 29 - April 1 st .
 
2016
 
Brow n, Elena , J. W. Park. 2016. Bacterial Response to the Elk River Chemical Spill in West Virginia, Troy University Student Research Conference, Apr 7 - 8, 2016, Troy, AL.
 
Brown, Elena, J. W. Park. 2016. Impact of the Elk River chemical spill on Bacterial comm unity, 77 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2016, Concord, NC.
 
Cooper, Madison , Katrina Bokenfohr, Callie Bennett , J. W. Park. 2016. Analysis of bacterial community along a depth gradient in marine tar balls, 7 7 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2016, Concord, NC.
 
Cooper, Madison, Katrina Bokenfohr, Callie Bennett , J. W. Park . 2016. Microbial Habitation of Tar Balls Located in Fresh Water Environments, Troy Universit y Student Research Conference, Apr 7 - 8, 2016, Troy, AL.
 
2015
 
Al Jawasim, M., M. Tran, S. C. Landers and J. Park. 2015 . Geographical and geological distribution of benthic bacteria communities in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. P resented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX, Feb 16 - 19th.
 
Brown, Elena , Mai Tran , J. W. Park. 2015. Bacterial Response to the Elk River Chemical Spill in West Virginia, 76 th annual meeting of the Association of S outheastern Biologists, Apr 1 - 4, 2015, Chattanooga, TN.
 
Duke, J., K. Ichikawa , J. Pittman, M. W. Morris, and S. Liu. 2015. Assessment of extracts prepared from native St. John's wort species (Hypericum spp.) on anxiety/depression - related behaviors and neu ral pathways in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Southeastern Biology 62(3):485. 76th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (Chattanooga, TN). (Jeremy Duke won 1st place - Johnson Award).
 
Tran, Mai , Garrett Lloyd , Kewei Yu, J. W. Park. 2015 . Risk Assessment of Microbial Pathogens in Tar - filled Shells on Alabama beach, 115 th American Society for Microbiology (ASM) International meeting, May 30 – June 2, 2015, New Orleans, LA.
 
Tran , Mai and J. W. Park. 2015. Effect of Freshwater Exposure on T arballs Bacterial Community, 76 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Apr 1 - 4, 2015, Chattanooga, TN. [oral presentation]
 
2014
Hylton, A . 2014. Synergistic behavioral, neuronal, and cortisol alterations in zebrafish ( Danio rerio ) following exposure to fluoxetine and ketamine”. The Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society Convention (Erie, PA.). (Andy Hylton won 2nd place).
Martinec, C., J. M.
Miller,
N.
Barron
, S. C.
Landers,
K. Yu, P. M. Stewart, A. Nichols, D. A. Steffy. 2014. Analysis of meiofauna and sediment from the Northern Gulf of Mexico continenetal shelf following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Co nference, Mobile AL. Jan 26 - 29.
 
Pittman, J., K. Ichi kawa, K. Henry, C. Kelly, R. Hadi, J. Duke, M. Morris. 2014. Mechanisms underlying changes in anxiety/depression - related behaviors and neural circuits in zebrafish
( Danio rerio ) following exposure to hypericum perforatum extracts. Biological Psychiatry. 75 : 1S - 401S.
 
Tran, M., and J. W. Park. 2014. Risk Assessment of Microbial Pathogens in Tar - filled Shells along the Gulf of Mexico and Freshwater Tarballs, 75 th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Apr 2 - 5, 2014, Spartanburg, SC. [or al presentation]
 
2013
 
Dykes, B., E. Minton, D. Morrison, G. Newman, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2013. A floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama, 90 th Annual Meeting, Alabama Academy of Science, hosted by Samford University, Birmingham, AL, March 20 - 22.
 
Ichikawa, K. 2013. Changes in Dopaminergic Neuronal Projections in a Pharmacologically - induced Model of Anxiety/Depression. Troy University Psychology Conference.
 
Kelly, C. 2013. Mechanisms Underlying Changes in Anxiety/Depression - related Behaviors and Neural Circuits in Zebrafish ( Danio rerio ) Following Exposure to Hypericum perforatum Extracts. Troy University Psychology Conference.
 
Landers, S.C.,
A. Nichols, N. K.
Barron
, C. A.
Schimmer,
M. D.
Schneider,
J. C. McDonald, P. M. Stewart and S. Ramroop. 2013. Meiofauna and heavy metals from Gulf of Mexico sampling in 2012. SE Biology 60:181.
 
Landers, S. C.,
A. Nichols , N. K.
Barron
and P. M. Stewart. 2013. New meiofauna data (2012) from Louisiana near the Deepwat er Horizon site. Presented at the 15 th International Meiofauna Conference, Ansan, Korea, July 22 - 26.
 
Lott, C. 2013. Hippocampal Changes and Startle Response Memory in Adult Zebrafish Pharmacologically - induced to Exhibit Anxiety/Depression - like Behaviors. Troy University Psychology Conference.
 
Senn, G. W
., and M. Woods. 2013. The genus
Dalea
(Fabaceae) in Alabama . Southeastern Biology 60(3): 215.
 
201 2
 
Dykes, B., D. Morrison, L. Ryan, and M. W. Morris. 2012. Preliminary results of a floristic survey of communities in the Big Creek Watershed, Barbour County, Alabama, 89 th Annual Meeting, Alabama Academy of Science, hosted by Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, February 22 - 24.
 
Ichikawa, K. 2012. Development of a Novel Video - Tracking System to Analyze Z ebrafish Anxiety/Depression - Related Behaviors. Troy University Psychology Conference. (Katie Ichikawa won1st Place)
 
M. E. Perry , S. C. Landers, and R. N.Jones. 2012. Larval settlement of two invertebrates at Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. SE Biology 59:234.