Student Publication and Presentations

Papers and Published Abstracts:
(* denotes Masters student co-author, ** denotes undergraduate co-author)

*Bradner, J. & McRobert,  S.P. 2001. Background coloration affects body colour segregation in fish. Journal of Fish Biology 59: 673-681

*Bradner, J. & McRobert, S.P. 2001.  The effect of shoal size on patterns of body colour segregation in fish. Journal of Fish Biology 59: 960-967. 

 *Cottone, N. and G.J. Ettl.  2001.  Using aerial photographs to estimate whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) populations in Mt. Rainier National Park.  Northwest Science 75:397-406.

*Kusnierczyk, E. and G.J. Ettl. 2002.  Dendroecology of Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) in the Okanogan National Forest, WA.  Ecoscience 9:545-552.

*Fischer, J., **K. Dougherty, M. McCann and K. Snetselaar. 1999. The roles of specific amino acids in cell-cell signaling and recognition during mating of Ustilago maydis.  Mol. Biol. Cell 10:48a

*Fischer, J. A., McCann, M.P., and Snetselaar, K. M.  2001.  Methylation is involved in the Ustilago maydis mating response.  Fungal Genetics and Biology 34: 21-35.

McRobert, S.P. and *Bradner, J. 1998. The influence of body colouration on shoaling preferences in fish. Animal Behaviour 56: 611-615.

McRobert, S.P., Tompkins, L., Barr**, N.B., Bradner*, J., Lucas**, D., Rattigan**, D.M. & Tannous, A.F**. 2003. Mutations in raised Drosophila melanogaster affect experience-dependent aspects of sexual behavior in both sexes. Behavior Genetics, 33: 347-356.

Murray*, C.E. and J. Watrous. 2004. Simulating the behavior of a networked R15 neuron using SNNAP. FASEB J. 18(4):A343.

Snetselaar, K., **J. Johnson, *Y. Xiong and M. McCann. 1998. Mating mutants of Ustilago maydis.  Phytopathology 88: S132.

Poster Presentations:

*Carre, Jr., C., M, McCann, and K. Snetselaar. 2004. Inducing Ustilago maydis infection structure in vitro. Meeting of the Mycological Society of America, Ashville, N.C.

*Cottone, N. and G.J. Ettl.  2000.  A metapopulation model of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) infected with white pine blister rust (Cronartium ribicola) in Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington.   Society of Conservation Biology Annual Meeting, University of Montana,  Missoula, MT, June 9-12.

 *Cottone, N. and G.J. Ettl.  2000.  A metapopulation model of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) infected with white pine blister rust (Cronartium ribicola) in Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington.   Society of Conservation Biology Annual Meeting, University of Montana,  Missoula, MT, June 9-12.

*Dawley, M., *M. Seminack, M. McCann and K. Snetselaar. 2004. Characterization of a Co-enzyme A synthesis gene from Ustilago maydis. Meeting of the Mycological Society of America, Ashville, N.C.

*DelPrato, P.G., G.J. Ettl and R. Rochefort.  1999.  Effect of blister rust on whitebark pine in Mt. Rainier National Park, WA.  Society for Conservation Biology Annual Meeting, June 17-21, University of Maryland, College Park.

*DelPrato, P.G., R. Rochefort and G.J. Ettl.  1999.  Effect of blister rust on whitebark pine in Mt. Rainier National Park, WA.  Annual Meeting of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology,  Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, March 27.

Ettl, G.J., *P. DelPrato and R. Rochefort.  1998.   Growth reductions, mortality rates, and other disease dynamics of whitebark pine in Mt. Rainier National Park.  Restoring Whitebark Pine Ecosystems, September 9-12, Missoula, MT.

*Fisher, J. A., M. McCann, and K. Snetselaar.  2000.  “Methylation and the U. maydis mating response,” at the annual meeting of the Mycology Society of America, Burlington VT.

*Gopinathan, A., K. Snetselaar, and M. McCann.  2002.  Filaments formed by U. maydis cells unable to make cAMP differ morphologically from mating and infection filaments First International Ustilago maydis meeting, Marburg, Germany.

*Kusnierczyk, E. and G.J. Ettl.  2000.  A metapopulation model of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) infected with white pine blister rust (Cronartium ribicola) in Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington.  Society of Conservation Biology Annual Meeting, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, June 9-12.

**Lucchi, J., **D. O’Gurek, *P. Merella and P. M. Tefft. 2003. Effect of Auxin on Egg Hatching in the Soybean Cyst Nematode. Annual Meeting of Society of Nematologists, Ithaca ,NY Cornell University.

*Mothey, D., K. Snetselaar, and M. McCann. 2004. Functional complementation of an mRNA processing gene from Ustilago. Meeting of the Mycological Society of America, Ashville, N.C.

Murray*, C.E. and J. Watrous. 2004. Simulating the behavior of a networked R15 neuron using SNNAP. Presented at the 15th Annual Saint Joseph's University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium. Philadelphia, PA. April 23, 2004

Wells, J.**, M. N. LaCouture* and P. M. Tefft. 2001. Abstract. Changes in Lipid Content of the Soybean Cyst Nematode Juveniles. Phytopathology 91:s145.