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Circadian Rhythms of Temperature Entrainment in <i>Nematostella vectensis</i>
We have been investigating the circadian system of the sea anemone, <i>Nematostella vectensis</i> to determine if temperature can act as a temporal cue to the circadian clock. The animals’ locomotor ...
Glutamate Kinetics in a Middle Aged Mouse Model of Parkinson's Disease
GDNF, a known growth factor, is important for maintaining the health of dopamine (DA) neurons. Parkinson’s (PD) patients have a greatly decreased number of DA neurons in the substantia nigra (SN) while existing ...
HEALTH IMPACTS OF AIR POLLUTION FROM SHIPPING
Forensic DNA genotyping of pelagic marine fish larvae sampled across the Western North Atlantic Continental Shelf
This project generated an archive of purified genomic DNA from 300 pelagic marine fish larvae collected through the CofC Transects program from November 2003-November 2005 at 20 oceanic sampling stations spanning the ...
Microscopic Evaluations of Differences Between Synchronous and Asynchronous Insect Flight Muscles
Projectin and mp20, protein components of insect muscle are under investigation for their role in muscle contraction. Many studies in <i>Drosophila melanogaster</i> flight muscles indicate that projectin is ...
The effects of pesticide and salinity on early life stages of the green tree frog (Hyla cinerea)
Increased salinity in freshwater habitats can result from anthropogenic factors such as climate change and sea level rise, use of road salts, over-irrigation and groundwater depletion. This emerging threat can affect ...