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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 alphabetically by year.


Bassham, R.D., Browning, J.S., Landers, S.C. 2020. The complete life cycle of the unusual apostome Hyalophysa clampi (Ciliophora, Apostomatida), a symbiont of crayfish in Alabama (USA). European Journal of Protistology 72: 125654   

Clay, M., P.M. Brannock, M. Barbour, J. Feminella, S. Santos, and B. Helms.  2020.  Strong population structure and differentiation with and among burrowing bog crayfish species in southern Alabama wetlands.  Wetlands 40: 1595-1606.  

Collins, J.L., Kofman, A. 2020 Conservation of Human and Mouse Natural Cytotoxic (NC) Cell and Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha (TNFï¡) Mediated Lysis.  Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research. 2020. 22: 16645-16649.

Colvin, S.R., Helms, B., DeVries, D.R., Feminella, J.  2020.  Environmental and fish assemblage contrasts in blackwater and clearwater streams.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 149: 335-349.  

Diamond, A. R. 2020. A checklist of the vascular plants of Butler County, Alabama. Castanea 85: 65-92.

Diamond, A. R. 2020. Vascular Plant Species New to the Flora of Alabama. Castanea 85: 139-145.

Diamond, A. R. 2020. Noteworthy Collections of Four Non-native Vascular Plant Species New to the Flora of Alabama and One Species Rediscovered After 125 Years. Castanea 85: 319-326.

Landers, S.C., Bassham, R.D., Miller, J.M., Ingels, J., Sánchez,N., Sørensen, M.V. 2020. Kinorhynch communities from Alabama coastal waters. Marine Biology Research 16: 494-504.  

Landers, S.C., Lee, R.F., Walters, T.L., Walker, A.N., Powell, S.A., Patel, M.K., Frischer, M.E.  2020. Hyalophysa lynni n. sp. (Ciliophora, Apostomatida), a new pathogenic ciliate and causative agent of shrimp black gill in penaeid shrimp.  European Journal of Protistology 73: 125673 

Landers, S.C. 2020. Ciliophora. In: Schmidt-Rhaesa, A. (ed.): Guide to the identification of marine meiofauna. Pfeil-Verlag, Munich. pp 24-32. ISBN: 978-3-89937-244-1  

Park, D., Bista, N., ChandThakuri, S., Anushka, K.C., Park, J.W. 2020. Waterborne pathogenic bacteria in Mobile and Bon Secour Bays. Front. Sci. Technol. Eng. Math. 4:37-38. 

Theise N.D., Zanchi, A., Reidy, J., Feldman, H.J., Qualter, J., Gouw, A.S., Osbeck, J., Kofman, A., Balabaud, C., Bioulac-Sage, P., Tiniakos, D.G. 2020  Innervation of the proximal human biliary tree.  Virchows Arch. 477:385-392.


Guillaumet, A., Paxton, E.H.  2019. Evaluating community-level response to management actions across a diverse Hawaiian forest bird community.  Ecological Applications 29: e01953

Jones, J.D., Sinder, B.P., Paige, D., Soki, F.N., Koh, A.J., Thiele, S., . . . McCauley, L.K. 2019. Trabectedin Reduces Skeletal Prostate Cancer Tumor Size in Association with Effects on M2 Macrophages and Efferocytosis. Neoplasia. 21: 172-184.

Kumar, N.P., Harshakumar, A., Dey, N., Clifton, H., Pouncy, B., Whiten, G., Sharma, A., Patel, N., Tyler, N., Bajgain, Y., Pratikshya, J., Felts, B., Collier, L., Miller, C., Andersen, E., Andrews, B., Sebastian, C., Nichols, A., Rogers, B., Rugg, M., Shrestha, L., Smith, S., Wolford, J., Catalano, M., Patrick, T., Husher, S., Kashlev, M., Jones, J., Milanovich, S., Savinov, A., Voloshin, V., Kofman, A.V., Zhong, J. 2019. NEIL (Nucleotide Expression, Inspiration, and Logic) – a new computational approach to the analysis of microRNA-related nucleotide variations.   Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research. 21: 5491-15493.

Landers, S.C., Sørensen, M.V., Sánchez, N., Beaton, K.R., Miller, J.M., Ingels, J. 2019.  Kinorhynch communities on the Louisiana continental shelf. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 132: 1-14.

Lee, R.F., Walker, A.N., Landers, S.C., Walters, T.L., Powell, S.A., Frischer, M.E. 2019.  Black spot gill syndrome in the Northern Shrimp, Pandalus borealis, due to the parasitic ciliate Synophrya sp.  J. Invert. Pathol. 161: 40-46.

Li Y.X., Xu D.F., Guan Y.D., Yu K.W., Wang W.H. 2019. Phosphorus sorption capacity of biochars from different waste woods and bamboo. International Journal of Phytoremediation 21: 145-151. 

Park, D., Pushpa S., J.W. Park J.W. 2019. Oil Spill and a Fate of Food-poisoning Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Marine Sediments, Front. Sci. Technol. Eng. Math. 3:26-27. 

Sánchez, N., Sørensen, M.V., Landers, S.C. 2019. Pycnophyidae (Kinorhyncha: Allomalorhagida) from the Gulf of Mexico: Fujuriphyes viserioni sp. nov. and a redescription of Leiocanthus langi (Higgins, 1964), with notes on its intraspecific variation. Marine Biodiversity 49: 1857-1875. 

Sørensen, M.V., Thistle, D., Landers, S.C. 2019. North American Condyloderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida: Kentrorhagata): female dimorphism suggests moulting among adult Condyloderes.  Zoologischer Anzeiger 282: 232-251 

Thi Van Le H., Yu K.W. 2019. Long-term effect of crude oil and dispersant on denitrification and organic matter mineralization in a salt marsh sediment, Chemosphere 220: 582-589. 

Tran, M., Yu, K., Park, J.W. 2019. Tar-filled Shells and Tar Balls on the Alabama Gulf Coast Host Distinctive Bacterial Communities, BIOS 90:122-127. 

Whelan, N., Galaska, M., Sipley, B., Weber, J., Johnson P., Halanych, K., Helms, B. 2019.  Riverscape genetic variation, migration patterns, and morphological variation of the threatened Round Rocksnail, Leptoxis ampla.  Molecular Ecology 28: 1593-1610.  

Xu D.F., Cao J.M., Li Y.X., Howard A, Yu K.W. 2019. Effect of pyrolysis temperature on characteristics of biochars derived from different feedstocks: A case study on ammonium adsorption capacity, Waste Management 87: 652-660.

Zhong, J., Clifton, H., Kofman, A. 2019. Nucleotide Variations in microRNA-Binding Sites: The Need of Novel Tools for the Nucleic Acid Alignment.  Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research. 15: 1574-11575.


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.

Beaton, K.R., Sharma, J., Jones, C.M., Miller, J.M., Stewart, P.M., Landers, S.C. 2018.  Nematode assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two-year survey.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol.  502: 71-80.

Bhattacharya, P., Landers, S.C., Park, J. W. 2018. Bacterial communities on the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf are influenced by sediment characteristics affected by the Mississippi River. Gulf of Mexico Science 34:63-72.  

Bhattacharya, P., Park, J.W. 2018. The Effect of Corexit® 9500A Concentrations on the Bacterial Community in Coastal Sediments. Front. Sci. Technol. Eng. Math. 2:105-115. 

Collins, J.L., van Knippenberg, B., Ding, K., Kofman, A.V. 2018. Time-lapse microscopy. Pp. 45-73. In:  Cell Culture.  IntechOpen, London, UK, ISBN 978-953-51-6440-1.

Dosch, J., Hadley, E., Wiese, C., Soderberg, M., Houwman, T., Ding, K., Kharazova, A., Collins, J.L., van Knippenberg, B., Gregory, C., Kofman, A.  2018.   Time-lapse microscopic observation of non-dividing cells in cultured human osteosarcoma MG-63 cell line.  Cell Cycle. 17:174-181.

Gibson, K.J., Miller, J.M., Johnson, P.D., Stewart, P.M., 2018.  Acute toxicity of Chloride, Potassium, Nickel, and Zinc to federally threatened and petitioned mollusk species.  Southeastern Naturalist 17: 239-256. 

Helms, B.S., Bickford, N., Tubbs, N., Feminella, J. 2018. Feeding, growth, and trophic position of redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) in watersheds of differing land cover in the lower Piedmont, USA. Urban Ecosystems 21: 107-117.

Johnson, Z.I., Jones, J.D., Mukherjee, A., Ren, D., Feghali-Bostwick, C., Conley, Y.P., Yates, C.C. 2018. Novel classification for global gene signature model for predicting severity of systemic sclerosis. PLoS One. 13(6), e0199314.

Jones, K.M., Karanam, B., Jones-Triche, J., Sandey, M., Henderson, H.J., Samant, R.S., . . . Bedi, D. 2018. Phage Ligands for Identification of Mesenchymal-Like Breast Cancer Cells and Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts. Front. Oncol. 8; 625.

Landers, S. C., Sørensen, M.V. 2018.  Echinoderes sylviae n. sp. (Kinorhyncha, Cyclorhagida), from the Gulf of Mexico, with comparative notes on a similar species Echinoderes spinifurca.  Bulletin of Marine Science 94: 1499-1514. 

Landers, S.C., Sørensen, M.V., Beaton, K.R., Jones, C.M., Miller, J.M., Stewart, P.M. 2018.  Kinorhynch assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf collected during a two-year survey.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 502: 81-90. 

Mukherjee, A., Hollern, D.P., Williams, O.G., Rayburn, T.S., Byrd, W.A., Yates, C., Jones, J.D. 2018. A Review of FOXI3 Regulation of Development and Possible Roles in Cancer Progression and Metastasis. Front. Cell Dev. Biol. 6: 69.

Roca, H., Jones, J.D., Purica, M.C., Weidner, S., Koh, A.J., Kuo, R., . . . McCauley, L.K. 2018. Apoptosis- induced CXCL5 accelerates inflammation and growth of prostate tumor metastases in bone. J. Clin. Invest. 128: 248-266.

Smith, C.M., Diamond, A.R., Ray, C.H. 2018. Comparison of Spider (Arachnida: Araneae) Diversity from Adjacent Mesic and Xeric Habitats Within the Pocosin Nature Preserve, Pike County, Alabama. Southeastern Naturalist 17:32-42.

Sørensen, M.V. and Landers, S.C.  2018.  New species of Semnoderidae (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida: Kentrorhagata) from the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biodiversity 48: 327-355.  

Tao R., Olivera-Irazabal M., Yu, K.W. 2018. Effect of temperature and dispersant (COREXIT® EC 9500A) on aerobic biodegradation of benzene in a coastal salt marsh sediment. Chemosphere 204: 22-27. 

Weakley, A.S., Poindexter, D.B., LeBlond, R.J., Sorrie, B.A., Bridges, E.L., Orzell, S.L., Franck, A.R., Schori, M., Keener, B.R., Diamond, A.R., Floden, A.J., Noyes, R.D. 2018. New combinations, rank changes, and nomenclatural and taxonomic comments in the Vascular Flora of the Southeastern Unites States, III. J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 12: 27-67.