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Cleghorn K, Muse D, Brown N, and Steding, CE. Small Treatments Exhibit Significant 

Phenotypic and Behavioral Consequences: A critical Investigation into the Effect of Long-term Treatment with Dimethyl Sulfoxide on Breast Cancer Cells. (manuscript under review). 

Faozia S, Fahmi T, Port G & Cho KH The activity of c-di-AMP-regulated K+ importer KtrAB affects biofilm formation, stress response, and SpeB expression of Streptococcus pyogenes. (manuscript under review). 

Kump, A. J., Panta, M., Inlow, M. H., and Ahmad, S. M.  The Forkhead/Fox domain transcription factor Jumeau mediates specific cardiac progenitor cell divisions by regulating the expression of the kinesin Nebbish. (manuscript under review). 

Panta, M., Kump, A. J., Dalloul, J. M., Schwab, K. R., and Ahmad, S. M.  Three distinct mechanisms, Notch instructive, permissive, and independent, regulate the expression of two different pericardial genes to specify cardiac cell subtypes in Drosophila melanogaster. (manuscript under review). 

Popescu,Saskia and Nathan Myers. (2020, forthcoming). "Interdisciplinary Information for Infectious Disease Response: Exercising for Improved Medical/Public Health Communication and Collaboration" Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.


Barcelo-Serra, M., Gordo, O., Tuttle, E., and Gonser, R.  2020.  Behavioral  polymorphism in wintering white-throated sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis). Animal Behavior: 164:91-98. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.04.002 

Cho KH, Tryon RG, & Kim JH (2020) Screening for Diguanylate Cyclase (DGC) Inhibitors Mitigating Bacterial Biofilm Formation. Frontiers Chemistry. 8:264. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00264.

Myers, Nathan. (2020). "Coordination, Communication, and Clade X: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Health Emergency Exercise After-Action Reports and How They Can Help Guide Future Efforts to Improve Information Sharing." Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 1, no. ahead-of-print (2020).

Myers, N. G. (2020). Pandemics and Polarization: Implications of Partisan Budgeting for Public Health Emergencies. Lexington Books.


Myers, N. G. (2019). "Investigating the Link between Community Planning and Engagement and Health Care Delivery using the National Health Security Preparedness Index.”. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 42(1), 26-55.

Alves, M.J., Gante, H.*, Veríssimo, A., Ribeiro, F., Santos, C.D. & Jentoft, S. 2019. From Rare Species Detection to Whole-Community Diversity Using High-Throughput Sequencing of Freshwater eDNA. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards. 3: e37975. doi:10.3897/biss.3.37975.

Fahmi T, Faozia S, Port G & Cho KH (2019) The second messenger c-di-AMP regulates diverse cellular pathways involved in biofilm formation, stress response, cell wall homeostasis, SpeB expression and virulence in Streptococcus pyogenes. Infection and Immunity. 21;87(6). pii: e00147-19. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00147-19 

Francesca, B., Firestone, K., Bellacchio, E., Jackson, K., Asamoah, A., Hersh, J., Fiorito, V., Destefanis, F, Gonser, R., Tucker, M., Altrude, F., Tolosano., and Chiabrando, D. 2019. Heme and Sensory neuropathy: insights from novel mutations in the heme exporter feline leukemia virus subgroup C receptor 1. Pain, Vol. 160(12): 2766-2775. 

Grunst, A., Grunst, M., Koroday, M., Forrette, L., Gonser, R., and Tuttle, E2019 .Extra-pair mating and the strength of sexual selection:  Insights from a polymorphic species. Behavioral Ecology 

Newhouse, D., Barcelo-Serra, M., Tuttle, E., Gonser, R. and Balakrishnian, C. 2019.  Parent and  offspring genotypes influence gene expression in early life.  Molecular Ecology.  28:  4166-4180.  

Cho KH, Port G, Caparon M (2019) Genetics of Group A Streptococcus. Microbiology Spectrum 7(1):GPP3-0056-2018. doi:10 .1128/microbiolspec.GPP3-0056-2018. 


Romanov, M.N., Betuel, A.M., Chemnick, L.G., Ryder, O.A., Kulibaba, R.O., Tereshchenko, O.V., Payne, W.S., Payne, Delekta, Ph. C., Dogson, J.B., Tuttle, E.M., and Gonser, R.A2019.  Widely applicable  PCR markers for sex identification in birds.  Russian Journal of Genetics, 55(2):  220-221

Bollinger, P., Bollinger, E.K., Daniel, S., Gonser, R., and Tuttle, E.  2018.  Partial incubation during egg laying reduces eggshell microbial loads in a temperate-breeding passerine. Journal of Avian 

Biology, Gante, H.F.* 2018. How fish get their stripes––again and again. Science. 362: 396–397. doi:10.1126/science.aav3373 

Grunst, A.S., Grunst, M.L., Formica, V.A.,Korody, M.L., Betuel, A.M., Barcelo-Serra, M., Ford, S.,      Gonser, R.A., and Tuttle, E.M. 2018.  Actuarial senescence in a dimorphic bird:  different rates of ageing in morphs with discrete reproductive strategies.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 

Grunst, A.S., Grunst, M.L., Formica, V.A.,Korody, M.L., Betuel, A.M., Barcelo-Serra, M., Ford, S., Gonser, R.A., and Tuttle, E.M. 2018. Morph-specific patterns of reproductive senescence: connections to discrete reproductive strategies American Naturalist 191(6):744-755. 

Grunst, M.L., Grunst, A.S., Formica, V.A., Gonser, R.A., and Tuttle, E.M. 2018. Multiple signaling functions of song in a polymorphic species with alternative reproductive strategies. Ecology and Evolution 8:1369-1383. 

*Hedrick, P., Gonser, R., and Tuttle, E. 2018.   Negative-assortative mating in the white-throated sparrow Journal of Heredity 109(3):  223-231. 

Myers N, Mikolaj P, and Steding CE. 2018. Competing Policy Windows in Biotechnology: The FDA, the 21st Century Cures Act, and Laboratory Developed Tests. Review of Policy Research. 35, (1): 89-119. 

Veríssimo, A., Gante, H.F., Santos, C.D., Cheoo, G., Oliveira, J.M., Cereja, R. & Ribeiro, F. 2018. Distribution and demography of the critically endangered Lisbon arched-mouth nase, Iberochondrostoma olisiponense. FiSHMED. 2018.002: 1–13. doi:10.29094/FiSHMED.2018.002.

Myers, N. G., Bearss, A. (2018). "Mandating Public Health Emergency Preparedness: Analysis of the CMS Rule". Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy, 9(3), 278-302.

Myers, N. G., Schmitt, K. (2018). “Global Health Security is Global Security: The Lessons of Clade X.”. World Affairs Journal, 181(4), 403-412.

Myers, N. G. (2018). “Integrating Health System Preparedness and Community Resilience: Using the CMS Rule as a Focusing Event.”. Health Security, 16(5).

Chao, C.-A. A., Myers, N. G. (2018). State Biotechnology and Genomic Development: Critical Resources and Barriers. Politics & Policy, 46(6), 985-1016.

Myers, N. G., Mikola, P., Steding, C. E. (2018). Competing Policy Windows in Biotechnology: The FDA, the 21st Century Cures Act, and Laboratory Developed Tests. Review of Policy Research, 35(1), 89-119.


Ahmad, S. M. (2017).  Conserved signaling mechanisms in Drosophila heart development.  Developmental Dynamics 246, 641-656.

Bachmann, J.C., Cortesi, F., Hall, M., Marshall, N.J., Salzburger, W. & Gante, H.F.* 2017. Social selection maintains honesty of a dynamic visual signal in cichlid fish. Evolution Letters. 1: 269–278. doi: 10.1002/evl3.24 (bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/039552) 

Cho KH (2017) The structure and function of the Gram (+) bacterial RNA degradosome. Front. Microbiol. 8:154. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00154 

Deem, M. J. (2017). "Vulnerability in Genetic Counseling and the Ground of Nondirectiveness." In C. Straehle (ed.), Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics, pp. 138-156. Routledge. 

Fahmi T, Port GC & Cho KH (2017) c-di-AMP: An essential molecule in the signaling pathways that regulate the viability and virulence of Gram-positive bacteria. Genes. 8(8): pii: E197. doi: 10.3390/genes8080197 

Gonser, R. and Ketterson, E. (2017) Elaina Marie Tuttle, 1963–2016. The Auk: July 2017, Vol. 134, No.  3, pp. 778-779. 

Grunst, A., Grunst M,, Gonser, R., and Tuttle, E. 2017. Developmental stress and telomere dynamics in a genetically polymorphic species.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 

Grunst, A., Grunst, M., Gonser, R., and Tuttle, E. 2017.  Breeding synchrony and extrapair paternity I a species with alternative reproductive strategies.  Journal of Avian Biology, 

Grunst, A.S., Grunst, M.L., Rathbun, N.A., Hubbard, J.K., Safran, R.J., Gonser, R.A., and Tuttle, E.M.   2017.  Disruptive selection on plumage coloration across genetically determined morphs. Animal Behaviour 124 (2017) 97-108.  

Grunst, M.L., Grunst, A.S., Gonser, R.A., and Tuttle, E.M. 2017 Breeding synchrony and extrapair paternity in a species with alternative reproductive strategies.  Journal of Avian Biology: 13 March  2017 DOI: 10.1111/jav.01375 

Myers, Nathan. (2017). “Building Community Preparedness Under Fiscal Constraints: A Conversation with Program Staff for Project Public Health Ready.” PA Times Online. 

Myers, N. G., Brant, H., Runge, K. (2017). Promotion, Protection, and Entrepreneurship: Stakeholder Participation and Policy Change in the 21st Century Cures Initiative. Politics and Policy, 45(3), 372-404.

Nicholls C, Kump A, Ford S, Gonser R. & Cho KH (2017) Draft genome sequence of a Streptococcus pyogenes strain M3KCL. Genome Announcement 5:e00610-17 

Rath E, Pitman S, Cho KH & Bai Y (2017) Identification of streptococcal small RNAs that are putative targets of RNase III through bioinformatics analysis of RNA sequencing data. BMC Bioinformatics, 18(Suppl 14):540 DOI 10.1186/s12859-017-1897-0 

Spinks, R.K., Muschick, M., Salzburger, W. & Gante, H.F.* 2017. Singing above the chorus: cooperative Princess cichlid fish (Neolamprologus pulcher) has high pitch. Hydrobiologia. 791: 115–125. doi:10.1007/s10750-016-2921-5 (bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/039313) 

Tucker, Megan. (2017). "The current state of genetic counseling and newborn screening: an interview with Megan Tucker" 

Tuttle, E.M., Grunst, A.S., Grunst, M.L., Formica, V.A.,Korody, M.L., Betuel, A.M., Barcelo-Serra, M.,  Bierly, G., and Gonser, R.A. 2017.  Climatically driven changes in population composition and offspring sex-morph ratio in a polymorphic species.  Ecosophere. 


Abila, R., Akoll, P., Albertson, C., Antunes, D., Banda, T., Bills, R., Bulirani, A., Choch Cohen, A.S., Cunha-Saraiva, F., Derycke, S., Donohue, I., Du, M., Dudu, A.M., Egger, B., Fritzsche, K., Frommen, J.G., Gante, H.F., Genner, M.J., Härer, A., Hata, H., Irvine, K., Isumbisho Mwapu, P., Janssens de Bisthoven, L., Jungwirth, A., Kaleme, P., Katongo, C., Kéver, L., Koblmüller, S., Konings, A., Lamboj, A., Lemmel-Schaedelin, F., Machado Schiaffino, G., Martens, K., Masilya, P., Meyer, A., More H.L., Musilova, Z., Muterezi Bukinga, F., Muzumani, R., Ntakimazi, G., Okello, W., Phiri, H., Pialek, L., Plisnier, P.D., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Rajkov, J., Rican, O., Roberts, R., Salzburger, W., Schoen, I., Sefc, K.M., Singh, P., Skelton, P., Snoeks, J., Schneider, K.,  Sturmbauer, C., Svardal, H., Svensson, O., Torres Dowdall, J., Turner, G.F., Tyers, A., van Rijssel, J.C., Van Steenberge, M. Vanhove, M.P.M., Verheyen, E., Weber, A.-T., Weyl, O. Ziegelbecker, A. & Zimmermann, H. 2016. Oil extraction imperils Africa’s Great Lakes. Science. 354: 561. doi:10.1126/science.aal1722  

Ahmad, S. M., Bhattacharyya, P., Jeffries, N., Gisselbrecht, S. S. and Michelson, A. M. (2016).  Two Forkhead transcription factors regulate cardiac progenitor specification by controlling the expression of receptors of the fibroblast growth factor and Wnt signaling pathways.  Development 143, 306-317. 

Bai, Y., Kinne, J., Donham, B., Jiang, F., Ding, L., Hassler, J., Kaufman, R.J. Read-Split-Run: An improved bioinformatics pipeline for identification of genome-wide non-canonical spliced regions using RNA-Seq data. BMC Genomics. (2016). 

Bai, X., Zheng, Z., Liu, B., Ji, X., Bai, Y., Zhang, W. 2016. Whole blood transcriptional profiling comparison between mild yield of Chinese Holstein cows using RNA-Seq data. BMC Genomics 

Bai, Y., Ding, L., Baker, S., Bai, J., Rath, E. Jiang, F., Wu, J.k, Jiang, H. and Stuart, G. 2016. Dissecting the biological relationship between TCGA miRNA and mRNA sequencing data using MMiRNA-Viewer. BMC bioinformatics. Publication date 2016/10/6. [article] 

Brown L, Kim JH & Cho KH (2016) Presence of a prophage determines temperature-dependent capsule production in Streptococcus pyogenes HSC5. Genes 7(10). doi: 10.3390/genes7100074. 

Cohen, S., Tucker, M. and Delk, P. 2016.  Genetic Counselor Workforce Issues: A survey of genetic counselors licensed in the state of Indiana. Journal of Genetic Counseling. In print [article] 

Deem, M. J. (2016). "Dehorning the Darwinian Dilemma for Normative Realism." Biology and Philosophy. 31(5): 727-746. 

Deem, M. J. & G. Ramsey (2016). "Guilt by Association?" Philosophical Psychology. 29(4): 570-585. 

Deem, M. J. (2016). "Microbes and Medical Decisions." American Journal of Bioethics. 16(2):55-56. 

Deem, M. J. (2016). "An Accessibility Constraint on Parental Refusal of Critical Newborn Screening." American Journal of Bioethics. 16(1): 24-26. 

Deem, M. J. (2016). "Whole-Genome Sequencing and Disability in the NICU: Exploring Practical and Ethical Challenges." Pediatrics. 137(s1): S47-S55. 

Escobar, L.F., Tucker, M., & Barmshad, M. 2016. A second family with CATSHL syndrome: Confirmatory report of another unique FGFR3 syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics. (2016). 

Gante, H.F.*, Matschiner, M., Malmstrøm, M., Jakobsen, K.S., Jentoft, S. & Salzburger, W. 2016. Genomics of speciation and introgression in Princess cichlid fishes from Lake Tanganyika. Molecular Ecology. 25: 6143–6161. doi:10.1111/mec.13767 

Grunst M.L., Rotenberry J.T., & Grunst A.S. 2016. Elevating perceived predation risk modifies the relationship between parental effort and song complexity in the song sparrow Melospiza melodia. J. Avian Biol. 47: 57-68. (doi: 10.1111/jav.00758) (2016). 

Ji, X., Wang, J., Liu, B., Zheng, Z., Fu, S., Tarkekgn, GM., Bai, X., Bai, Y.*, Li, H.*, and Zhang, W.* Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis pathway is prominent for primary and secondary hair follicle of Cashmere goat. Accepted by PLoS ONE. (2016). 

Myers, Nathan. 2016. “Rebuilding Trust between Congress and Executive Branch: A Matter of Public Health Emergency Preparedness. PA Times Online. 

Myers, Nathan. 2016. “The Role of Local-State Integration in Public Health on Health Security.” PA Times Online. 

Myers, Nathan. 2016. “Planning and Preparing for Vulnerable Populations.” PA Times Online. 

Myers, Nathan. 2016. “Putting the Right Partners in the Right Places for Public Health Preparedness.” PA Times Online. 

Myers, Nathan. 2016. “Community Engagement and Public Health Preparedness: Santa Rosa County.” PA Times Online. 

Myers, Nathan. 2016. Is Public Health Ready? Incentivizing Planning and Preparedness for Emerging Threats. PA Times Online. 

Roy A, Hashmi S, Li Z, Dement AD, Cho KH, & Kim JH (2016) The glucose metabolite methylglyoxal inhibits expression of the glucose transport genes by inactivating the cell surface glucose sensor Rgt2 and Snf3 in yeast. Mol Biol Cell. 27(5): 862-71. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E15-11-0789. 

Steding, C. E. 2016. Creating chemotherapeutic-resistant breast cancer cell lines: advances and future perspectives. Future oncology 12, 1517-1527, doi:10.2217/fon-2016-0059 . 

Tuttle, E.M., Bergland, A.O., Korody, M.L., Brewer, M.S., Newhouse, D.J., Minx, P., Stager, M., Betuel, A., Cheviron, Z.A., Warren, W.C., Gonser, R.A., & Balakrishnan, C.N.Divergence and Functional Degradation of a Sex Chromosome-like Supergene. Current biology : CB 26, 344-350,  


Yongsheng Bai, Jeff Kinne, Lizhong Ding, Ethan Rath, Aaron Cox, Siva Naidu and Youping Deng. Identification of genome-wide non-canonical spliced regions and analysis of biological functions for spliced sequences using Read-Split-Fly. Accepted to appear in BMC Bioinformatics

“Ethical Frameworks in Public Administration.” Chapter in Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. (Forthcoming in 2016).

Char, D. S., G Lázaro-Muñoz, A. Barnes, D. Magnus, M. J. Deem, & J. D. Lantos (forthcoming). "Genomic Contraindications for Heart Transplantation." Pediatrics.

Dai, H., M. J. Deem, & J. Hao (forthcoming). "Geographic Variations in Electronic Cigarette Advertisements on Twitter in the United States." International Journal of Public Health.

Michael Keane, Jeremy Semeiks, Andrew E Webb, Yang I Li, Víctor Quesada, Thomas Craig, Lone Bruhn Madsen, Sipko van Dam, David Brawand, Patrícia I Marques, Pawel Michalak, Lin Kang, Jong Bhak, Hyung-Soon Yim, Nick V Grishin, Nynne Hjort Nielsen, Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen, Elias M Oziolor, Cole W Matson, George M Church, Gary W Stuart, John C Patton, J Craig George, Robert Suydam, Knud Larsen, Carlos López-Otín, Mary J O’Connell, John W Bickham, Bo Thomsen, João Pedro de Magalhães. Insights into the evolution of longevity from the bowhead whale genome. Cell reports. Publication date 2015/1/6. [article]

Hui Yang, Ganka Douglas, Kristin G. Monaghan, Kyle Retterer, Megan T Cho, Luis F. Escobar, Megan E Tucker, Joan Stoler, Lance H Rodan, Diane Stein, Gregory M. Enns, Julia Platt, Rachel Cox, Patricia G. Wheeler, Carrie Crain, Amy Calhoun, Rebecca Tryon, Gabriele Richard, Patrik Vitzazka, Wendy K. Chung. De novo truncating variants in the AHDC1 gene encoding the AT-hook DNA-binding motif-containing protein 1 are associated with intellectual disability and developmental delay. Molecular Case Studies. 2015.

James A. Trippi, Luis F. Escobar, Megan Eileen Tucker, Eileen Myers. Genetic Diagnosis of Familial Hypercholesterolemia in a Community Lipid Clinic. Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 2015

Bai, Y., Stolz, J., Meyer, C. Cross analysis of whole genome deep sequencing data reveals over-presence of nonintronic insertions and deletions (INDELs). International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design. 8(4): 348-358. (2015).

Hassler, J.R., Scheuner, D.L., Wang, S., Han, J., Kodali, V.K., Li, P., Nguyen, J., George, J.S., Davis, C., Wu, S.P., Bai, Y., Sartor, M., Cavalcoli, J., Malhi, H., Baudouin, G., Zhang, Y., Yates III, J.R., Itkin-Ansari, P., Volkmann, N., and Kaufman, R.J. The IRE1α/XBP1s Pathway is Essential for the Glucose Response and Protection of β Cells. PLoS Biol. 13(10): e1002277.doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002277 (2015).

Liu, Y., Baker, S., Jiang, H., Stuart, G., Bai, Y. Correlating bladder cancer risk genes with their targeting microRNAs using MMiRNA-Tar. Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics. 13(3):177-182 (2015). [Bioinformatics Software]

Grunst A.S., & Grunst M.L. Context-dependent relationships between multiple sexual pigments and paternal effort. Behav Ecol. 26: 1170-1179. (doi: 10.1093/beheco/arv066) (2015).

Jamison, A., Tuttle, E., Jensen, R., Bierly, G., & Gonser, R. Spatial ecology, landscapes, and the geography of vector-borne disease: A multi-disciplinary review. Applied Geography 63: 418-426. (2015).

Yang, H., Douglas, G., Monaghan, K.G., Retterer, K., Cho, M.T., Escobar, L.F., Tucker, M.E., Stoler, J., Rodan, L.H., Stein, D., Enns, G.M., Platt, J., Cox, R., Wheeler, P.G., Crain, C., Calhoun, A., Tryon, R., Richard, G., Vitzazka,P., & Chung., W.K. De novo truncating variants in the AHDC1 gene encoding the AT-hook DNA-binding motif-containing protein 1 are associated with intellectual disability and developmental delay. Cold Spring Harbor molecular case studies 1, a000562, doi:10.1101/mcs.a000562 (2015).

McCluskey, E.M., Mockford, S.W., Sands, K., Herman, T.B., Johnson, G., and Gonser, R.A.. In Press. Population genetic structure of Blanding’s turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) in New York. Journal of Herpetology (doi: 10.1670/14-027) (2015).

Betuel, A., Tuttle, E.M., & Gonser, R.A. In press. Genetic verification of dizygotic twin embryos in the White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 127(3): 498-502. (2015).

Rathbun, N.A., Grunst, A.S., Grunst, M.L., Hubbard, J.K., Safran, R.J., Gonser, R.A., & Tuttle, E.M. Quantitative color variation within and across morphs of the polymorphic White-throated Sparrow. Auk 132: 92-104. (2015).

Myers, N., Barad, J., Chao, C.-A., Gonser, R.A., Mikolaj, P., Steding, C., Stuart, G., & Tuttle, E.M. 2015. Wicked problems in genomics: Using interdisciplinary collaboration to promote responsible advocacy in addressing genomic risks. URMIS Insights. (February 2015).

Cohen, S.A. Tucker, M.E., & Delk, P. in Press. Genetic Counselor Workforce Issues: A survey of genetic counselors licensed in the state of Indiana. Journal of Genetic Counseling.


Rathbun, N.A., Grunst, A.S., Grunst, M.L., Hubbard, J.K., Safran, R.J., Gonser, R.A., & Tuttle, E.M. Quantitative color variation within and across morphs of the polymorphic White-throated Sparrow. Auk. 2014. In Press.

Tuttle, E.M., Sebastian, P.J., Posto, A.L., Soini, H.A., Novotny, M.V., & Gonser, R.A. Variation in Preen Oil Composition Pertaining to Season, Sex, and Genotype In the Polymorphic White-Throated Sparrow. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 2014. In Press.

Balakrishnan, C.N., Mukai, M., Gonser, R.A., Wingfield, J.C, London, S.E., Tuttle, E.M., & Clayton, D. Brain transcriptome sequencing and assembly of three songbird model systems for the study of social behavior. PeerJ 2:e396; DOI 10.7717/peerj.396. 2014.

Jensen, R.R., Gonser, R.A., and Joyner, C. Landscape factors that contribute to animal-vehicle collisions in two northern Utah canyons. Applied Geography. 50: 74-79. 2014.

Betuel, A.M., Tuttle, E.M., and Gonser, R.A. Sharp-shinned Hawk predation on a ground-nesting bird, the White-throated Sparrow. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 126(1): 161–165. 2014.


Tucker, ME, Kalb FM, Escobar LF (2013) Infant Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 27: Early Presentation Due To a 13q33.1 Microdeletion Involving the FGF14 Gene. J Genet Syndr Gene Ther 4:208. doi:10.4172/2157-7412.1000208

Megan, Tucker and Luis F. Escobar. Cleft Lip/Palate associated with 17p13.3 duplication involving a candidate gene (YWHAE). Clinical Genetics. Clin Genet 2013 Jul 31

Other Publications


Gonser, R.A. Principles of Biology I. Kendall-Hunt Publishing. 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4652-5698-0

Steding, C.E. Genetics: An Experimental Approach. Create Space; Amazon Publishing. 2014. ISBN: 978-1-5004-9055-3

Submissions (under consideration/review)

Myers, N., Mikolaj, P., and Steding, C.E. 2015. FDA Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Genetic Tests: A Wicked Problem in Need of an Interdisciplinary Solution?

Grunst, A.S., Grunst, M.L., Rathbun, N.A.*, Hubbard J.K., Saffran R.J., Gonser, R.A., & Tuttle, E.M. Submitted Phenotypic selection in a polymorphic species I: Disruptive selection on plumage coloration. Animal Behaviour.

Contact Information

Rusty Gonser, Ph.D., Director
Phone: (812) 237-2395

Nathan Myers, Ph.D., Associate Director
Phone: (812) 237-2504

Jeff Kinne, Ph.D., Associate Director
Phone: (812) 237-2126