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2017

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A computational study of VEGF production by patterned retinal epithelial cell colonies as a model for neovascular macular degeneration, Qanita Bani Baker, Gregory J. Podgorski, Elizabeth Vargis, and Nicholas Flann; Journal of biological Engineering

Variation in dispersal, demography, and functional traits related to population spread, Noelle G. Beckman, James M. Bullock, Mark A. Lewis, and Michael G. Neubert; 2017 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Assessing species' risk under climate change, Noelle G. Beckman, R. Salguero-Gómez, T. Cornulier, and J. Bullock; 2017 Society for Mathematical Biology Annual meeting

Confronting Biological Models with Data: Dealing with Complexity and Sparsity II, Noelle G. Beckman and Richard Shugart; 2017 Society for Mathematical Biology Annual meeting

Consequences of individual variation in dispersal for recruitment, populations, and communities, Noelle G. Beckman, Rebecca Snell, Bette A. Loiselle, Evan Fricke, and Eugene W. Schupp; 2017 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

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The Nuclear and Mitochondrial Genomes of the Facultatively Eusocial Orchid Bee Euglossa dilemma, Philipp Brand, Nicholas Saleh, Hailin Pan, Cai Li, Karen M. Kapheim, and Santiago R. Ramírez; G3: GENES, GENOMES, GENETICS

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Comparison of proteomic profiles of the venoms of two of the 'Big Four' snakes of India, the Indian Cobra (Naja naja) andthe common krait (Bungarus caeruleus), and analyses of their toxins, Manisha Choudhury, Ryan J.R. McCleary, Manish Kesherwani, R. Manjunatha Kini, and Devadasan Velmurugan; Toxicon

Asymmetric evolution of egg laying behavior following reciprocal host shifts by a seed-feeding beetle, Charles W. Fox, Rachel Zitomer, Joseph B. Deas, and Frank J. Messina; Evolutionary Ecology

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Evolution of Mammalian Migrations for Refuge, Breeding, and Food, Gitanjali E. Gnanadesikan, William Pearse, and Allison K. Shaw; Ecology and Evolution

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Interacting stressors and the potential for adaptation in a changing world: responses of populations and individuals, Gareth R. Hopkins, Susannah S. French, and Edmund D. Brodie; Royal Society Open Science

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Nutritional, endocrine, and social influences on reproductive physiology at the origins of social behavior, Karen M. Kapheim; Current Opinion in Insect Science

Laboratory bioassays and field-cage trials of Metarhizium spp. isolates with field-collected Mormon crickets (Anabrus simplex), Chad A. Keyser, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Drauzio E. N. Rangel, R. Nelson Foster, Larry E. Jech, K. Chris Reuter, Lonnie R. Black, Stefan Jaronski, Darl D. Flake II, Edward W. Evans, and Donald W. Roberts; BioControl

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Laboratory bioassays and field-cage trials of Metarhizium spp. isolates with field-collected Mormon crickets (Anabrus simplex), Chad A. Keyser, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Drauzio E. N. Rangel, R. Nelson Foster, Larry E. Jech, K. Chris Reuter, Lonnie R. Black, Stefan Jaronski, Darl D. Flake II, Edward W. Evans, and Donald W. Roberts; BioControl

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Hosts, Nesting Behavior, and Ecology of Some North American Spider Wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae), II, Frank E. Kurczewski, Glavis B. Edwards, and James P. Pitts; Southeastern Naturalist

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To stress or not to stress: Physiological responses to tetrodotoxin in resistant gartersnakes vary by sex, Lorin A. Neuman-Lee, Edmund D. Brodie Jr., Tyler Hansen, Edmund D. Brodie III, and Susannah S. French; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology

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Establishing Peach Trees for Organic Production in Utah and the Intermountain West, Jennifer R. Reeve, C. M. Culumber, Brent Black, Andrew Tebeau, Corey Ransom, Diane Alston, M. Rowley, and Thor Lindstrom; Scientia Horticulturae

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Improving the PCR protocol to amplify a repetitive DNA sequence, J. Riet, L.R. V. Ramos, Randy V. Lewis, and L. F. Marins; Genetics and Molecular Research

Confronting Biological Models with Data: Dealing with Complexity and Sparsity I, Richard Shugart and Noelle G. Beckman; 2017 Society for Mathematical Biology Annual meeting

Pre-dispersal seed predators and fungi differ in their effect on Luehea seemannii capsule development, seed germination, and dormancy across two Panamanian forests, Pimonrat Tiansawat, Noelle G. Beckman, and James W. Dalling; Biotropica

Capsule development, seed germination and dormancy of Luehea seemannii (Tiliaceae) in two forests in Panama 2008, Pimonrat Tiansawat, James Dalling, and Noelle G. Beckman; Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity

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Dynamic Acquisition and Loss of Dual-Obligate Symbionts in the Plant-Sap-Feeding Adelgidae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aphidoidea), Carol D. von Dohlen, Usha Spaulding, Kistie B. Patch, Kathryn M. Weglarz, Robert G. Foottit, Nathan P. Havill, and Gaelen R. Burke; Frontiers in Microbiology

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More New Records of Spider Wasps from Colombia (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae), Cecilia Waichert, Fernando Fernández, Valentina Castro-Huertas, Juanita Rodriguez, and James P. Pitts; ZooKeys

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Interest Exceeds Understanding in Public Support of Bee Conservation, Joseph S. Wilson, Matthew L. Forister, and Olivia Messinger Carril; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Is habitat fragmentation driving tropical forests towards functional homogenization?, J. Zambrano, Noelle G. Beckman, C. Garzon, and C. Fortunel; 2017 Annual Meeting of the Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation

2016

Historical precipitation predictably alters the shape and magnitude of microbial functional response to soil moisture., C. Averill, B. G. Waring, and C. V. Hawkes; Global Change Biology

Stream-Lake Interactions: Effects on Stream Ecosystem Structure and Function, Michelle A. Baker, C D. Arp, K J. Goodman, A M. Marcarelli, and W A. Wurtsbaugh; Streams in a Changing Environment

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Effect of heat stress and oil formulation on conidial germination of Metarhizium anisopliae s. s. on tick cuticle and artificial medium, Lucas P. Barreto, Christian Luz, Gabriel M. Mascarin, Donald W. Roberts, Walquiria Arruda, and Everton K.K. Fernandes; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

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Effect of heat stress and oil formulation on conidial germination of Metarhizium anisopliae s. s. on tick cuticle and artificial medium, Lucas P. Barreto, Christian Luz, Gabriel M. Mascarin, Donald W. Roberts, Walquíria Arruda, and Éverton K. K. Fernandes; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

Seed dispersal helps explain variation in life history strategies, Noelle G. Beckman and J. Bullock; 2016 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Seed dispersal helps explain variation in life history strategies., Noelle G. Beckman and J. Bullock; 2016 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Spatial patterns of seed predation by a specialized invertebrate, Noelle G. Beckman, Carol X. Garzon-Lopez, Helene Muller-Landau, Patrick Jansen, and S. Joseph Wright; 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation

Molecular and biochemical characterization of insecticide resistance in phlebotomus and Lutzomyia sand flies, Scott A. Bernhardt, D. S. Denlinger, J. Creswell, and Z. Gompert; International Symposium on Phlebotomite Sandfiles IX

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Diagnostic Doses and Times for Phlebotomus papatasi and Lutzomiya longipalpis Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phleboominae) Using the CDC Bottle Bioassay to Assess Insecticide Resistance, David S. Denlinger, Joseph A. Creswell, J. Laine Anderson, Connor K. Reese, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Parasites & Vectors

Biology and management of billbugs (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in turfgrass, Madeleine M. Dupuy and Ricardo A. Ramirez; Journal of Integrated Pest Management

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Beyond the urban stream syndrome: organic matter budget for diagnostics and restoration of an impaired urban river, Dave M. Epstein, Julia E. Kelso, and Michelle A. Baker; Urban Ecosystems

Beyond the Urban Stream Syndrome: Organic Matter Budgets for Diagnostics and Restoration of an Impaired Urban River, Dave M. Epstein, Julia E. Kelso, and Michelle A. Baker; Urban Ecosystems

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Diet and Foraging Behaviors of Timber Rattlesnakes, Crotalus Horridus, in Eastern Virginia, Scott M. Goetz, Christopher E. Petersen, Robert K. Rose, John D. Kleopfer, and Alan H. Savitzky; Journal of Herpetology

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A Continuous Correlated Beta Process Model for Genetic Ancestry in Admixed Populations, Zachariah Gompert; PLoS ONE

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What, if anything, are hybrids: enduring truths and challenges associated with population structure and gene flow, Zachariah Gompert and C. Alex Buerkle; Evolutionary Applications

Genomic evidence that resource-based trade-offs limit host-range expansion in a seed beetle, Zachariah Gompert and Frank J. Messina; Evolution

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Prenataland Newborn Immunoglobulin Levels from Mother-Child Pairs and Risk of AutismSpectrum Disorders, Judith K. Grether, Paul Ashwood, Judy Van de Water, Robert H. Yolken, Meredith C. Anderson, Anthony T. Torres, Jonna B. Westover, Thayne Sweeten, Robin L. Hansen, Martin Kharrazi, and Lisa A. Croen; Frontiers in Neuroscience

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Metabolism, Gas Exchange, and Carbon Spiraling in Rivers, Robert Ogden Hall, Jennifer L. Tank, Michelle A. Baker, Erin R. Hotchkiss, and Emma J. Rosi-Marshall; Ecosystems

Contrasting Soil Nitrogen Dynamics Across a Montane Meadow and Urban Lawn in a Semi-Arid Watershed, Steven J. Hall, Michelle A. Baker, Scott B. Jones, John M. Stark, and David R. Bowling; Urban Ecosystems

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Convergence in Nitrogen Deposition and Cryptic Isotopic Variation Across Urban and Agricultural Valleys in Northern Utah, Steven J. Hall, E M. Ogata, Samantha R. Weintraub, Michelle A. Baker, James R. Ehleringer, C I. Czimczik, and David R. Bowling; Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

Stream Water Nitrogen Inputs Reflects Groundwater Across a Snowmelt-Dominated Montane-to-Urban Watershed, Steven J. Hall, Samantha R. Weintraub, David Eiriksson, Paul D. Brooks, Michelle A. Baker, Gabriel J. Bowen, and David R. Bowling; Environmental Science and Technology

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Importance of Heat and Pressure for Solubilization of Recombinant Spider Silk Proteins in Aqueous Solution, Justin Jones, Thomas Harris, Paula F. Oliveira, Brianne Bell, Abdulrahman Alhabib, and Randolph V. Lewis; International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Managing the spread of alfalfa stem nematodes (Ditylenchus dipsaci): the relationship between crop rotation periods and pest re-emergence, S. Jordan, C. Nischwitz, R. A. Ramirez, and L. Gordillo; Natural Resource Modeling

Perspectives on the global disparity in ecological science., G. Livingston, B. G. Waring, L. F. Pacheco, L. Gilbert, D. Buchori, Y. Jiang, and S. Jha; BioScience

Evolution of host acceptance and its reversibility in a seed beetle, Frank J. Messina and Zachariah Gompert; Ecological Entomology

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System-Aware Smart Network Management for Nano-Enriched Water Quality Monitoring, Bassem Mokhtar, Mohamed Azab, Nader Shehata, and Mohamed Rizk; Journal of Sensors

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Animating and exploring phylogenies with fibre plots, William Pearse

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Association of the female of Perdita (Xeromacrotera) cephalotes (Cresson), and a replacement name for Perdita bohartorum Parker (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae), Zach Portman, Terry L. Griswold, and James P. Pitts; Zootaxa

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Herbivore density mediates the indirect effect of herbivores on plants via induced resistance and apparent competition, Ricardo A. Ramirez and Micky D. Eubanks; Ecosphere

Thermotolerance of germlings and mycelium of the insect pathogenic fungus Metarhizium spp. and mycelial recovery after heat stress, D. E. N. Rangel, E.K. K. Fernandes, S. J. Dettenmaier, and D. W. Roberts; J. Basic Microbiol

Forest composition modifies effects of litter chemistry on decomposition in regenerating tropical dry forests., E. M. Schilling, B. G. Waring, and J. S. Powers; Oecologia

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Fluorescent nanocomposite of embedded ceria nanoparticles in crosslinked PVA electrospun nanofibers, Nader Shehata, Soha Gaballah, Effat Samir, Aya Hamed, and Marwa Saad; Nanomaterials

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Stoichiometry of microbial carbon useefficiency in soils, R. L. Sinsabaugh, B. L. Turner, J. M. Talbot, B. G. Waring, J. S. Powers, C. R. Kuske, D. L. Moorhead, and Shah J. Follstad; Ecological Monographs

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Pheromone Lure and Trap Color Affects Bycatch in Agricultural Landscapes of Utah, Lori R. Spears, Chris Looney, Harold Ikerd, Jonathan B. Koch, Terry L. Griswold, James P. Strange, and Ricardo Ramirez; Environmental Entomology

Plant-mycorrhizal interactions along a gradient of soil fertility in tropical dry forest., B. G. Waring, L. R. Rosenthal, M. G. Gei, and J. S. Powers; Journal of Tropical Ecology

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Human observers differ in ability to perceive insect diversity, Joseph S. Wilson, Joshua P. Jahner, and Matthew L. Forister; Environmental Conservation

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Comparing Process-Based and Constraint-Based Approaches for Modeling Macroecological Patterns, Xiao Xiao; Ecology

2015

Genetic relationships among populations of the primary flea vector of plague to humans in the United States, J. L. Anderson, K. Gage, J. Montenieri, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research

Dispersal disruption alters plant spatial patterns and decreases plant survivorship, Noelle G. Beckman and F. R. Adler; 2015 Annual Meeting British Ecological Society and Société Française d’Ecologie

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Burrowing owls, Pulex irritans and plague, James R. Belthoff, Scott A. Bernhardt, Christopher Ball, Michael Gregg, David H. Johnson, Rachel Ketterling, Emily Price, and Juliette K. Tinker; Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases

Selection of Culex Pipiens and Culex tarsalis laboratory strains for resistance to methoprene, Scott A. Bernhardt and R. Keweshan; American Mosquito Control Association Conference

Molecular and physiological effects of environmental UV radiation on fungal conidia, Gilberto U. L. Braga, Drauzio E. N. Rangel, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Stephan D. Flint, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

Molecular and physiological effects of environmental UV radiation on fungal conidia, G. U. L. Braga, D. E. N. Rangel, E. K. K. Fernandes, S. D. Flint, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

Translational Training for Tomorrow’s Environmental Scientists, Mark W. Brunson and Michelle A. Baker; Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences

Distribution and Habitat of Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) and Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Utah., Ryan S. Davis, Ricardo A. Ramirez, J. Laine Anderson, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Journal of Medical Entomology

Assessing Insecticide Susceptibility of Laboratory Lutzomyia longipalpis and Phlebotomus papatasi Sand Files (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), David S. Denlinger, Saul Lozano-Fuentes, Phillip G. Lawyer, William C. Black IV, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Journal of Medical Entomology

Predictions of coexistence from short-term plant-soil feedback experiments fail to predict long-term observations from a controlled competition experiment, R. Dybzinski, Noelle G. Beckman, and D. Tilman; 2015 Annual Meeting British Ecological Society

Tolerance of entomopathogenic fungi to ultraviolet radiation: A review on screening of strains and their formulations, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Drauzio E. N. Rangel, Gilberto U. L. Braga, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

Tolerance of entomopathogenic fungi to ultraviolet radiation: a review on screening of strains and their formulation, E. K. Fernandez, D. E. N. Rangel, G. U. L. Braga, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

The influence of conidial pr1 protease on pathogenicity potential of Metarhizium anisopliae senso latu to ticks, Patrícia S. Gôlo, Huarrisson A. Santos, Wendell M. S. Perinotto, Simone Quinelato, Isabele C. Angelo, Mariana G. Camargo, Fillipe A. Sá, Carlos L. Massard, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Donald W. Roberts, and Vânia R. E. P. Bittencourt; Parasitol Res

The influence of conidial pr1 protease on pathogenicity potential of Metarhizium anisopliae senso latu to ticks, P. S. Golo, H. A. Santos, W. M. Perinotto, S. Quinelato, I. C. Angelo, M. G. Camargo, F. A. Sá, C. L. Massard, É. K. Fernandes, and Donald W. Roberts; Parasitology Research

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iSAW: Integrating Structure, Actors, and Water to Study Socio-Hydro-Ecological Systems, Rebecca L. Hale, Andrea Armstrong, Michelle A. Baker, Sean Bedingfield, David Betts, Caleb Buahin, Martin Buchert, Todd Crowl, R Ryan Dupont, James R. Ehleringer, Joanna Endter-Wada, Courtney Flint, Jacqualine Grant, Sarah Hinners, Jeffery S. Horsburgh, Douglas Jackson-Smith, Amber S. Jones, Carlos Licon, Sarah E. Null, Augustina Odame, Diane E. Pataki, David Rosenberg, Madyln Runburg, Philip Stoker, and Courtenay Strong; Earth's Future

Metabolism, Gas Exchange, and Carbon Spiraling in Rivers, Robert O. Hall Jr, Jennifer L. Tank, Michelle A. Baker, Emma J. Rosi-Marshall, and Erin R. Hotchkiss; Ecosystems

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Riparian Plant Isotopes Relflect Anthropogenic Nitrogen Perturbations: Robust Patterns Across Land Use Gradients, Steven J. Hall, Rebecca L. Hale, Michelle A. Baker, David R. Bowling, and James R. Ehleringer; Ecosphere

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Riparian Plant Isotopes Reflect Anthropogenic Nitrogen Perturbations: Robust Patterns Across Land Use Gradients, Steven J. Hall, Rebecca L. Hale, Michelle A. Baker, David R. Bowling, and James R. Ehleringer; Ecosphere

Comparison of Single-Point and Continuous Sampling Methods for Estimating Residential Indoor Temperature and Humidity, James D. Johnston, Brianna M. Magnusson, Dennis Eggett, Scott C. Collingwood, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

Representativeness of single point measurements for long term residential indoor air temperature and relative humidity in arid climates, J. D. Johnston, B. M. Magnusson, D. Eggett, S. C. Collingwood, and Scott A. Bernhardt; AIHce Conference

Filtering with a Drill Pump: An Efficient and Cost Effective Method to Collect Suspended Sediment and Filtrate, Julia E. Kelso and Michelle A. Baker; Journal of the American Water Resources Association

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Introduction effort, climate matching and species traits as predictors of global establishment success in non-native reptiles, Peter J. Mahoney, Karen H. Beard, Andrew M. Durso, Aimee G. Tallian, A. Lexine Long, Ryan J. Kindermann, Nicole E. Nolan, Daniel Kinka, and Harrison E. Mohn; Diversity and Distributions

Loss of adaptation following reversion suggests trade-offs in host use by a seed beetle, Frank J. Messina and Susan L. Durham; Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Loss of adaptation following reversion suggests trade-offs in host use by a seed beetle, Frank J. Messina and Susan L. Durham; Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Technical Basis for Utah's Nutrient Strategy. Development of Stressor-Response Models for Utah Streams, J D. Ostermiller, M Schupryt, Michelle A. Baker, B Neilson, E B. Gaddis, A J. Hobson, B Marshall, T Miller, D Richards, and N von Stackelberg

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Nutrient addition effects on tropical dry forests: a mini-review from microbial to ecosystem scales., J S. Powers, K K. Becklund, M G. Gei, S B. Iyengar, R Meyer, C S. O'Connell, E M. Schilling, C M. Smith, B G. Waring, and L K. Werden; Frontiers in Earth Science

Tracking billbugs to improve IPM in Intermountain West turfgrass, R A. Ramirez and M Dupuy; International Integrated Pest Management Symposium

Stress tolerance and virulence of insect-pathogenic fungi are determined by environmental conditions during conidial formation, D. E. N. Rangal, G. U. Braga, E. K. Fernandes, C. A. Keyser, J. E. Hallsworth, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

Stress tolerance and virulence of insect-pathogenic fungi are determined by environmental conditions during conidial formation, Drauzio E. N. Rangel, Gilberto U. L. Braga, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Chad A. Keyser, John E. Hallsworth, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

The Varying Role of Water Column Nutrient Removal Along River Continua in Contrasting Landscapes, Alexander J. Reisinger, Jennifer L. Tank, Emma J. Rosi-Marshall, Robert O. Hall Jr, and Michelle A. Baker; Biogeochemistry

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Improved Electrical Conductivity of Carbon/Polyvinyl Alcohol Electrospun Nanofibers, Nader Shehata, Nabil Madi, Mariam Al-Maadeed, Ibrahim Hassounah, and Abdullah Ashraf; Journal of Nanomaterials

Learning to love leftovers: using by-catch to expand our knowledge in entomology, L Spears and R A. Ramirez; American Entomologist

First report of invasive crane fly, Tipula oleracea, in Utah, A Van Dyke, R A. Ramirez, and B A. McGraw; Crop Forage Turfgrass Management

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Molecular phylogeny and systematics of spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae): Redefining subfamily boundaries and the origin of the family, Cecilia Waichert, J. Rodriguez, M. S. Wasbauer, C. D. von Dohlen, and J. P. Pitts; Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society

Scale-dependent variation in nitrogen cycling and soil fungal communities along gradients of forest composition and age in regenerating tropical dry forests., B. G. Waring, R. Adams, S. Branco, and J. S. Powers; New Phytologist

Pervasive and strong effects of plants on soil chemistry: a meta-analysis of individual plant ‘Zinke’ effects., B. G. Waring, L. Alvarez-Cansino, K. Barry, K. Becklund, S. Dale, M Gei, A Keller, O Lopez, L Markesteijn, S Mangan, C Riggs, M Segnitz, S Schnitzer, and J S. Powers; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B

Nitrogen, phosphorus, and cation use efficiency in stands of regenerating tropical dry forest., B G. Waring, J B. Becknell, and J S. Powers; Oecologia

Short-term precipitation exclusion alters microbial responses to soil moisture in a wet tropical forest., B G. Waring and C V. Hawkes; Microbial Ecology

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An Exploration into Fern Genome Space, Paul G. Wolf, Emily B. Sessa, D. Blaine Marchant, Fay-Wei Li, Carl J. Rothfels, Erin M. Sigel, Mathew A. Gitzendanner, Clayton J. Visger, Jo Ann Banks, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, Kathleen M. Pryer, and Joshua P. Der; Genome Biology and Evolution