This is a select list of works produced by the faculty of the USF Department of Integrative Biology. Materials are included when two conditions are satisfied: 1) the creator approves inclusion and 2) the publisher allows the material to be placed in the repository. Please direct questions or requests to expand the list of materials to Jason Boczar.

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Submissions from 2017

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Enhancing Protection for Vulnerable Waters, Irena F. Creed, Charles R. Lane, Jacqueline N. Serran, Laurie C. Alexander, Nandita B. Basu, Aram J.K. Calhoun, Jay R. Christensen, Matthew J. Cohen, Christopher Craft, Ellen D'Amico, Edward DeKeyser, Laurie Fowler, Heather E. Golden, James W. Jawitz, Peter Kalla, L. Katherine Kirkman, Megan Lang, Scott G. Leibowitz, David B. Lewis, John Marton, Daniel L. McLaughlin, Hadas Raanan-Kiperwas, Mark C. Rains, Kai C. Rains, and Lora Smith

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Rapid and Intense Phosphate Desorption Kinetics When Saltwater Intrudes into Carbonate Rock, Hilary Flower, Mark Rains, David B. Lewis, and Jia-Zhong Zhang

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Saltwater Intrusion as Potential Driver of Phosphorus Release from Limestone Bedrock in a Coastal Aquifer, Hilary Flower, Mark Rains, David B. Lewis, Jia-Zhong Zhang, and René Price

Submissions from 2016

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Do Geographically Isolated Wetlands Influence Landscape Functions?, Matthew J. Cohen, Irena F. Creed, Laurie Alexander, Nandita B. Basu, Aram J.K. Calhoun, Christopher Craft, Ellen D'Amico, Edward DeKeyser, Laurie Fowler, Heather E. Golden, James W. Jawitz, Peter Kalla, L. Katherine Kirkman, Charles R. Lane, Megan Lang, Scott G. Leibowitz, David B. Lewis, John Marton, Daniel L. McLaughlin, David M. Mushet, Hadas Raanan-Kiperwas, Mark C. Rains, Lora Smith, and Susan C. Walls

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Control of Phosphorus Concentration through Adsorption and Desorption in Shallow Groundwater of Subtropical Carbonate Estuary, Hilary Flower, Mark Rains, David B. Lewis, Jia-Zhong Zhang, and René Price

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Response of Wetland Soil Carbon to Groundwater Conservation: Probabilistic Outcomes from Error Propagation, David B. Lewis

Submissions from 2015

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Connecting Carbon and Nitrogen Storage in Rural Wetland Soil to Groundwater Abstraction for Urban Water Supply, David B. Lewis and Sharon J. Feit

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Geographically Isolated Wetlands Are Important Biogeochemical Reactors on the Landscape, John M. Marton, Irena F. Creed, David B. Lewis, Charles R. Lane, Nandita B. Basu, Matthew J. Cohen, and Christopher Craft

Submissions from 2014

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Modeling Soil Parameters Using Hyperspectral Image Reflectance Insubtropical Coastal Wetlands, Naveen J.P. Anne, Amr H. Abd-Elrahman, David B. Lewis, and Nicole A. Hewitt

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Multisensory Integration and Behavioral Plasticity in Sharks from Different Ecological Niches, Jayne M. Gardiner, Jelle Atema, Robert E. Hueter, and Philip J. Motta

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Nitrogen Inputs and Losses in Response to Chronic CO2 Exposure in a Subtropical Oak Woodland, B. A. Hungate, B. D. Duval, P. Dijkstra, D. W. Johnson, M. E. Ketterer, Peter Stiling, W. Cheng, J. Millman, A. Hartley, and D. B. Stover

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Effects of Flooding and Warming on Soil Organic Matter Mineralization in Avicennia germinans Mangrove Forests and Juncus roemerianus Salt Marshes, David B. Lewis, Jewel A. Brown, and Kristine L. Jimenez

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Forest Succession, Soil Carbon Accumulation, and Rapid Nitrogen Storage in Poorly Remineralized Soil Organic Matter, David B. Lewis, Michael J. Castellano, and Jason P. Kaye

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Legacies of Agriculture and Urbanization in Labile and Stable Organic Carbon and Nitrogen in Sonoran Desert Soils, David B. Lewis, Jason P. Kaye, and Ann P. Kinzig

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Demography of North American Tortoises, Earl D. McCoy, Gustavo Aguirre L., Richard T. Kazmaier, and C. Richard Tracy

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Life History and Demographic Drivers of Reservoir Competence for Three Tick-Borne Zoonotic Pathogens, Richard S. Ostfeld, Taal Levi, Anna E. Jolles, Lynn B. Martin, Parviez R. Hosseini, and Felicia Keesing

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Multivariate Relationships Influencing Crop Yields during the Transition to Organic Management, M. E. Schipanski, R. G. Smith, T. L. Pisani Gareau, R. Jabbour, David B. Lewis, M.E. Barbercheck, D.A. Mortensen, and Jason P. Kaye

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Grooming as a Secondary Behavior in the Shrimp Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Crustacea, Decapoda, Caridea), Lauren N. VanMaurik and Jennifer L. Wortham

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Experimental Evolution Alters the Rate and Temporal Pattern of Population Growth in Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis, a Lethal Fungal Pathogen of Amphibians, Jamie Voyles, Leah R. Johnson, Cheryl J. Briggs, Scott D. Cashins, Ross A. Alford, Lee Berger, Lee F. Skerratt, Rick Speare, and Erica Bree Rosenblum

Submissions from 2013

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Abundance of North American Tortoises, Linda J. Allison and Earl D. McCoy

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Iron Modulates Cell Survival in a Ras- and MAPK-Dependent Manner in Ovarian Cells, K A. Bauckman, Edward M. Haller, I Flores, and M Nanjundan

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Response of Soil Nitrogen Retention to the Interactive Effects of Soil Texture, Hydrology, and Organic Matter, Michael J. Castellano, David B. Lewis, and Jason P. Kaye

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Blood-Brain Barrier Alterations Provide Evidence of Subacute Diaschisis in an Ischemic Stroke Rat Model, Svitlana Garbuzova-Davis, Maria C. O. Rodrigues, Diana G. Hernandez-Ontiveros, Naoki Tajiri, Aric Frisna-Deyo, Sean M. Boffeli, Jerry V. Abraham, Mibel Pabon, Andrew Wagner, Hiroto Ishikawa, Kazutaka Shinozuka, Edward M. Haller, Paul Sanberg, Yuji Kaneko, and Cesario Borlongan

Habitat requirements of key vertebrate species that are under-represented on phosphate mined lands, H R. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy

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Fan forensics, the science behind ceiling fan blade slump and sustained humidity, D Nehrig and Edward M. Haller

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Hydrologic Characterization of 56 Geographically Isolated Wetlands in West-Central Florida Using a Probabilistic Method, Kenneth A. Nilsson, Mark Rains, David B. Lewis, and Kenneth E. Trout

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Biology and Conservation of North American Tortoises, David C. Rostal, Earl D. McCoy, and Henry R. Mushinsky

Submissions from 2012

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Coupling Biogeochemistry and Hydropedology to Advance Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling Science, Michael J. Castellano, David B. Lewis, Danielle M. Andrews, and Marshall D. McDaniel

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Transcriptional Response of Sulfur Chemolithoautotroph Thiomicrospira Crunogena to Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Limitation, Kimberly P. Dobrinski, Steven Enkemann, Sean Yoder, Edward M. Haller, and K Scott

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A Functional Trait Perspective on Plant Invasion, Rebecca E. Drenovsky, Brenda J. Grewell, Carla M. D'Antonio, Jennifer L. Funk, Jeremy J. James, Nicole Molinari, Ingrid M. Parker, and Christina L. Richards

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Mitochondrial DNA Assessment of the Phylogeography of the Gopher Tortoise, Joshua R. Ennen, Brian R. Kreiser, Carl P. Qualls, Daniel Gaillard, Matthew Aresco, Roger Birkhead, Tracey Tuberville, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, Thomas W. "Bill" Hentges, and Aaron W. Schrey

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Environmental Heterogeneity and Plant Biology, Gordon A. Fox, Bruce E. Kiendall, and Susanne Schwinning

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Impaired Blood-Brain/Spinal Cord Barrier in ALS Patients, Svitlana N. Garbuzova-Davis, Diana Hernandez-Ontiveros, Maria C. O. Rodrigues, Edward M. Haller, Aric Frisna-Deyo, Santhia Mirtyl, Sebastian Sallot, Samuel Saporta, Cesario Borlongan, and Paul Sanberg

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Urbanization Interferes with the Use of Amphibians as Indicators of Wetland Health, Jacquelyn C. Guzy, Earl D. McCoy, Anna C. Deyle, Shannon M. Gonzalez, Neal Halstead, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Variation Among Individuals in Cone Production in Pinus palustris Mill. (Pinaceae), Kelly L. Haymes and Gordon A. Fox

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Contrasting Genetic Differentiation of a Poorly Dispersing Lizard in Connected and Fragmented Scrub Habitats, Stacy A. Heath, Aaron W. Schrey, Kyle G. Ashton, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Epigenetics for Behavioral Ecologists, Chris C. Ledón-Rettig, Christina L. Richards, and Lynn B. Martin

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Inorganic Nitrogen Immobilization in Live and Sterile Soil of Old-Growth Conifer and Hardwood Forests: Implications for Ecosystem Nitrogen Retention, David B. Lewis and Jason P. Kaye

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Nanorods Formed from a New Class of Peptidomimetics, Youhong Niu, Haifan Wu, Rongfu Huang, Qiao Qiao, Frankie Costanza, Xi-Sen Wang, Yaogang Hu, Mohamad Nassir Amin, Anh-My Nguyen, James Zhang, Edward M. Haller, Shengqian Ma, Xiao Li, and Jianfeng Cai

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Genome-wide patterns of Arabidopsis gene expression in nature, Christina L. Richards, Ulises Rosas, Joshua A. Banta, Naeha Bhambra, and Michael D. Purugganan

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Evolutionary significance of epigenetic variation, Christina L. Richards, K.J. F. Verhoeven, and O. Bossdorf

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Range-Wide Genetic Analysis of the Threatened Bluetail Mole Skink Identifies Similar Genetic Structure with Sympatric Lizards Full Access, Aaron W. Schrey; Kyle G. Ashton; Stacy Heath, H; Henry R. Mushinsky; and Earl D. McCoy

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Epigenetic Variation May Compensate for Decreased Genetic Variation with Introductions: A Case Study Using House Sparrows (Passer domesticus) on Two Continents, Aaron W. Schrey, Courtney A. C. Coon, Michael T. Grispo, Mohammed Awad, Titus Imboma, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, Christina L. Richards, and Lynn B. Martin

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Within-genotype Epigenetic Variation Enables Broad Niche Width in a Flower Living Yeast, Aaron W. Schrey and Christina L. Richards

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The Role of Epigenetics in Evolution: The Extended Synthesis, Aaron W. Schrey, Christina L. Richards, Victoria Meller, Vincent Sollars, and Douglas M. Ruden

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Utilizing a Multifaceted Approach to Assess the Current Distribution and Conservation Status of an Uncommon Species: The Golden Mouse (Ochrotomys nuttalli) in Florida, Sarah A. Smiley, Earl D. McCoy, Aaron W. Schrey, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Chronic Autophagy Is a Cellular Adaptation to Tumor Acidic pH Microenvironments, Jonathan W. Wojtkowiak, Jennifer M. Rothberg, Virendra Kumar, Karla J. Schramm, Edward M. Haller, Joshua B. Proemsey, Mark C. Lloyd, Bonnie F. Sloane, and Robert J. Gillies

Submissions from 2011

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Theory of Ecological Gradients, G. A. Fox, S. M. Scheiner, and M. Willig

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Biological Control of Animals, J. H. Frank, R. G. Van Drietsch, M. S. Hoddle, and Earl D. McCoy

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Blood-Brain Barrier Impairment in an Animal Model of MPS III B, Svitlana N. Garbuzova-Davis, Michael Louis, Edward M. Haller, Hiranya M. Derasari, Ashley E. Rawls, and Paul R. Sanberg

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Emergent Insights from the Synthesis of Conceptual Frameworks for Biological Invasions, J. Gurevitch, G. A. Fox, G. Wardle, Inderjit, and D. Taub

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The Statistical Mechanics of Community Assembly and Species Distribution, Colleen K. Kelly, Stephen J. Blundell, Michael G. Bowler, G. A. Fox, Paul A. Harvey, Mark R. Lomas, and F. Ian Woodward

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Demographic Heterogeneity, Cohort Selection and Population Qrowth, Bruce E. Kendall, Gordon A. Fox, Masami Fujwara, and Theresa M. Nogeire

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Initial Observations of Cell-Mediated Drug Delivery to the Deep Lung, Arun Kumar, Mark Glam, Nagwa El-Badri, Shyam Mohapatra, Edward M. Haller, Park Seungjoo, Leslie Patrick, Leigh Nattkemper, Vo Dawn, and Don F. Cameron

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Labile Carbon and Other Soil Quality Indicators in Two Tillage Systems during Transition to Organic Agriculture, David B. Lewis, Jason P. Kaye, Randa Jabbour, and Mary E. Barbercheck

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Integrator Networks: Illuminating the Black Box Linking Genotype and Phenotype, Lynn B. Martin, Andrea L. Liebl, Justin H. Trotter, Christina L. Richards, Krista McCoy, and Michael W. McCoy

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Effects of Rainfall and the Potential Influence of Climate Change on Two Congeneric Tortoise Species, Earl D. McCoy, Robin D. Moore, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Susan C. Popa

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Ecological and Genetic Studies of the Sand Skink (Plestiodon reynoldsi) in Central and South Florida/Research to Benefit the Conservation of the Florida Sand Skink, Henry R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, Alessandro Catenazzi, Eric Britt, Aaron W. Schrey, and Steve Godley

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The Hairy Problem of Epigenetics In Evolution, Christina L. Richards and Jonathan F. Wendel

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The Underpinnings of the Relationship of Species Richness with Space and Time, Samuel M. Scheiner, Alessandro Chiarucci, G. A. Fox, Mathew R. Helmus, Daniel J. McGlinn, and Michael R. Willig

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Fire Alters Patterns of Genetic Diversity Among 3 Lizard Species in Florida Scrub Habitat, Aaron W. Schrey, Kyle G. Ashton, Stacy Heath, Earl D. McCoy, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Fire Increases Variance in Genetic Characteristics of Florida Sand Skink (Plestiodon reynoldsi,) Local Populations, Aaron W. Schrey, Alicia M. Fox, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Broad-scale Latitudinal Patterns of Genetic Diversity Among Native European and Introduced House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) Populations, Aaron W. Schrey, M. Grispo, M. Awad, M. B. Cook, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, T. Albayrak, S. Bensch, T. Burke, L. K. Butler, R. Dor, H. B. Fokidis, H. Jensen, T. Imboma, M. M. Kessler-Rios, A. Marzal, I. R.K. Stewart, H. Westerdahl, D. F. Westneat, P. Zehtindjiev, and L. B. Martin

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Measuring Isotope Fractionation by Autotrophic Microorganisms and Enzymes, Kathleen M. Scott, Gordon A. Fox, and Peter R. Girguis

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Inferring Microhabitat Preferences of Lilium Catesbaei (Liliaceae), Kristen Penney Sommers, Michael Elswick, Gabriel I. Herrick, and Gordon A. Fox

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Demographic Heterogeneity Impacts Density-Dependent Population Dynamics, Joseph Stover, Bruce E. Kendall, and Gordon A. Fox

Revised recovery plan for the Mojave population of the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii), US Fish and Wildlife Service, C R. Tracy, W Boarman, D Delehanty, J Heato, Earl D. McCoy, K Nussear, B Hagerty, P Medica, D Morafka, and R Averill-Murray

Submissions from 2010

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Ballistic Tongue Projection in Chameleons Maintains High Performance at Low Temperature, Christopher V. Anderson and Stephen M. Deban

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Experimental Alteration of DNA Methylation Affects the Phenotypic Plasticity of Ecologically Relevant Traits in Arabidopsis Thaliana, O. Bossdorf, D. Arcurri, Christina L. Richards, and M. Pigliucci

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Long-Term Effects of Fire and Fire-Return Interval on Population Structure and Growth of Iong Leaf Pine (Pinus palustris Mill), Chelcy R. Ford, Emily S. Minor, and Gordon A. Fox

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How Should the Risk Associated with the Introduction of Biological Control Agents Be Estimated?, Earl D. McCoy and J Howard Frank

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Is the Florida Sand Skink (Plestiodon reynoldsi) a Dietary Specialist?, Earl D. McCoy, Nicolett Ihász, Eric J. Britt, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Skeletochronology of the Threatened Florida Sand Skink, Plestiodon (Neoseps) reynoldsi, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, W J. Shockley, and Marvin R. Alvarez

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Long Generation Time Delays the Genetic Response to Habitat Fragmentation in the Threatened Florida Sand Skink, Earl D. McCoy, Jonathan Q. Richmond, Henry R. Mushinsky, Eric J. Britt, and J Steve Godley

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Measuring Wetland Health: Monitoring Anuran Calling Activity at Urban and Non-urban Cypress Domes, Henry R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, A C. Deyle, and Jacqueline C. Guzy

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Plant phenotypic plasticity in a changing climate, A. B. Nicotra, O. K. Atkin, S. P. Bonser, A. M. Davidson, E J. Finnegan, U Mathesius, P Poot, M D. Purugganan, Christina L. Richards, F. Valladares, and M Van Kleunan

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What Role Does Heritable Epigenetic Variation Play in Phenotypic Evolution?, Christina L. Richards, Oliver Bossdorf, and Massimo Pigliucci

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Understanding Natural Epigenetic Variation, Christina L. Richards, Oliver Bossdorf, and Koen J.F. Verhoeven

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Evaluating Adaptive Processes for Conservation and Management of Estuarine and Coastal Resources, Christina L. Richards, John P. Wares, and Joshua A. Mackie

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Plasticity, Not Adaptation to Salt Level, Explains Variation Along a Salinity Gradient in a Salt Marsh Perennial, Christina L. Richards, Susan N. White, Mar A. McGuire, Steven J. Franks, Lisa A. Donovan, and Rodney Maurico

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Transgressive Aggression in Sceloporus Hybrids Confers Fitness Through Advantages in Male Agonistic Encounters, Travis R. Robbins, Jonathan N. Pruitt, Lorelei E. Straub, Earl D. McCoy, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Linking Global Climate and Temperature Variability to Widespread Amphibian Declines Putatively Caused by Disease, Jason R. Rohr and Thomas R. Raffel

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Buccal Pumping Mechanics of Xenopus Laevis Tadpoles: Effects of Biotic and Abiotic Factors, William G. Ryerson and Stephen M. Deban

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Arsenic Trioxide Induces a Beclin-1-Independent Autophagic Pathway Via Modulation of SnoN/SkiL Expression in Ovarian Carcinoma Cells, Dawn M. Smith, Shetal Patel, Fadi Raffoul, Edward M. Haller, Gordon B. Mills, and Meera Nanjundan

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Modulation of hyaluronan Production by CD44 Positive glioma Cells, Marzenna Wiranowska, Sharron Ladd, Lynn C. Moscinski, Bobbye Hill, Edward M. Haller, Katalin Mikecz, and Anna Plaas

Submissions from 2009

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Complex Rearrangements Lead to Novel Chimeric Gene Fusion Polymorphisms at the Arabidopsis MAF2-5 Flowering Time Gene Cluster, Ana L. Caicedo, Christina L. Richards, Ian M. Ehrenreich, and Michael D. Purugganan

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Activity of Trunk Muscles During Aquatic and Terrestrial Locomotion in Ambystoma Maculatum, Stephen M. Deban and Nadja Schilling

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Masticophis Flagellum Selects Florida Scrub Habitat at Multiple Spatial Scales, Brian J. Halstead, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Are Morphological Specializations of the Hyolingual System in Chameleons and Salamanders Tuned to Demands on Performance?, Anthony Herrel, Stephen M. Deban, Vicky Schaerlaeken, Jean-Pierre Timmermans, and D. Adriaens

Understanding disease in desert tortoise populations: A brief summary of knowledge and recommendations pertinent to conservation, P Hudson, K S. Berry, C R. Tracy, Earl D. McCoy, K Ralls, M Reed, and R Steidl

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Interpreting, and Presenting Microbiological Data Associated with Reclaimed Water Systems. Report 04-012-01, A. D. Levine, G. A. Fox, and V. J. Harwood

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Biogeochemical Function and Heterogeneity in Arid-Region Riparian Zones, David B. Lewis, Tamara K. Harms, John D. Schade, and N B. Grimm

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Perspectives on Ecological and Evolutionary Systems Biology, Christina L. Richards, Yoshie Hanzawa, Manpreet Katari, Ian M. Ehrenreich, Kathleen E. Englemann, and Michael D. Purugganan

Submissions from 2008

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Epigenetics for Ecologists, O. Bossdorf, Christina L. Richards, and Massimo Pigliucci

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Locomotor Function of Forelimb Protractor and Retractor Muscles of Dogs: Evidence of Strut-like Behavior at the Shoulder, David R. Carrier, Stephen M. Deban, and Timna Fischbein

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Plestiodon reynoldsi Albinism, Alessandro Catenazzi, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

Wildlife habitat and wildlife utilization of phosphate-mined lands, D Durbin, S Gonzalez, K Robbins, N Halstead, H R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Tidal Influence on a Fringing Mangrove Intertidal Fish Community as Observed By in Situ Video Recording: Implications for Studies of Tidally Migrating Nekton, William L. Ellis and Susan S. Bell

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Discrete Analysis (Matrix Models), Gordon A. Fox

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Sympatric Masticophis flagellum and Coluber Constrictor Select Prey at Different Levels of Taxonomy, Brian J. Halstead, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy