Thursday, September 4, 2014

Biology Department student publishings, presentations

The following students and alumni from the biology department have co-authored recently published or in-press articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals:

Gary Borash (2010). 2014. Natural history note: Necturus maculosus (Mudpuppy). Diet. Herpetological Review 45:300-301.

Gary Borash (2010). 2014. Natural history note: Necturus maculosus (Mudpuppy). Habitat. Herpetological Review 45:301-302.

Peter Borash (2013): 2013. Use of aquatic habitat by brown snakes (Storeria dekayi). Collinsorum (Kansas Journal of Herpetology) 2(3/4):15.

Michelle Gossen (2011): 2013. Natural history note: Aspidoscelis sexlineata (six-lined racerunner). Artificial habitat. Herpetological Review 44:668.

Cassandra Hulett (2012) and Rachel Frechette (2011). In press. The rise and fall of green sunfish in Gilmore Creek. Bios (note: this article includes a historical review of Saint Mary’s research on Gilmore Creek, including the work of Brother George Pahl, who would go on to become the college president).

Mark Ross (2013): 2013. Natural history note: Nerodia sipedon (northern watersnake). Diet. Herpetological Review 44:695.

Stephen Schmitt (2008). In press. Natural history note: Crotalus horridus (timber rattlesnake). Diel activity. Herpetological Review.

Danielle Strebel (2012), Andrew Fangel (2011), Anthony Wolfe (2011), and Emily Mason (2009): 2014. Anxiolytic and anti-depressant effects of Boswelia extract on CD1 Mus musculus. Bios 85:79-85.

In addition, the following students were co-authors of presentations this summer at national meetings:

Scott Malotka (2014): Biology of chestnut lampreys (Ichthyomyzon castaneus) in the St. Joseph River Drainage in northern Indiana. 94th Annual Meeting, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Fred Riebel (2013): Diet of “nuisance” timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) in southeastern Minnesota, with implications for management. (poster). Biology of the Pit Vipers II, Tulsa, Oklahoma.