Biology Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches, Lectures

 

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Submissions from 2017

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Mineralogical Analysis of Aeolian Dune Deposits, White River Badlands, South Dakota, Megan O'Connor and Paul Baldauf

Submissions from 2016

Asynchronous Reproduction and Multi-Spawning in the Coral-Excavating Sponge Cliona delitrix, Andia Chaves Fonnegra, Manuel Maldonado, Patricia Blackwelder, and Jose V. Lopez

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Interview with Robert Smith, Robert P. Smith

Events from 2015

Identification of Gut Microbes and Their Link to Autism, Julie Torruellas Garcia

Novel molecular mechanism that involves cortisol synthesis, activation of β-catenin and c-myc via membrane-bound glucocorticoid receptor inhibits wound healing in patients with chronic wounds, Ivan Jozic, A. M. Rosa, Olivera Stojadinovic, Robert S. F. Kirsner, and Marjana Tomic-Canic

Selective targeting of membranous glucocorticoid receptor reveals a mechanism responsible for inhibition of epithelialization, Ivan Jozic, A. M. Rosa, Olivera Stojadinovic, Irena Pastar, and Marjana Tomic-Canic

Cortisol synthesis and activation of membrane bound glucocorticoid receptor inhibits wound healing in patients with venous leg ulcers, Ivan Jozic, Olivera Stojadinovic, Irena Pastar, A. Sawaya, and Marjana Tomic-Canic

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On Survival Categorical Methods Based on an Extended Actuarial Estimator, Sergey Malov and Stephen J. O'Brien

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Modeling and simulation of Caenorhabditis elegans chemotaxis in response to a dynamic engineered bacteria, Divya A. Pandya, Christopher Blanar, Robert P. Smith, and Evan Haskell

Biology on the Go – Science Outreach for K to 12 and beyond!, A. William and Aarti Raja

Events from 2014

Exploring Identity Through Genetic and Genealogical Research, James E. Doan and Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

Characterization of a Potential Cellular Therapy for DPN, Veronica R. Fortino and Herman S. Cheung

Hands on garden based experiential learning for elementary school children, T. Gali and Aarti Raja

Integration of scientific concepts through a hands-on learning program: Science Alive!, T. Gali and Aarti Raja

Working Together to Manage Diabetes: Optometry, Podiatry, and Dentistry, Mark Jaffe

A Novel Mechanism of Regulation of Keratinocyte migration by Caveolin-1, Ivan Jozic, I. Pastar, Olivera Stojadinovic, and M. Tomic Canac

Reef fish assemblage structure variability off southeast Florida: ongoing research, R. Navarra and Aarti Raja

Plagues, Populations & Survival, Stephen J. O'Brien

A Role for Genetic Technologies in Species Conservation- From the Cheetah to Beyond, Stephen J. O'Brien, W. E. Johnson, Carlos Driscoll, Pavel Dobrynin, and L. Marker

Endocytic trafficking mediates cell migration and cell proliferation in cancer cells, Nicole Porther and M. A. Barbieri

Growth Factor induces Metastasis via RabS Activation, Nicole Porther and M. A. Barbieri

Requirements of RabS activity in highly invasive breast cancer cells, Nicole Porther and M. A. Barbieri

Enhancing Science Education through Service Learning, Aarti Raja

Earth Secrets Lecture: Part 1: Earth’s Microbes: Big Impact on a Small Scale, Aarti Raja, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin, and J. Loomis

Coastal Ecosystem Changes Associated with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Implications for the Fossil Record, Deanne Roopnarine

Stories behind cancer cell lines. American Chemical Society-South Florida Section. Nova Southeastern University, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

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Second-Grade Science Collaborations: Exploring States of Matter, Forces, Motion, and Energy, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin, K. Donovan, C. Hughes, and D. Boruch

Surviving the Monsters of Innistrad: Exploring the Hero's Journey through Ecological Relationships, Robert P. Smith and Evan Haskell

CFS/ME NanoString analysis of differential micro-RNA expression: New avenues for targeted therapy, Paula A. Faria Waziry

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ (ME/CFS) Integrated Genomics and Cell Biology Approach: New avenues for targeted therapy, Paula A. Faria Waziry

The Role of Latent Viral Infection in Chronic Illness, Paula A. Faria Waziry

Submissions from 2013

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Whole Genome Sequence Coverage Estimation Re-examined, Alexey Antonik, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Sergey Malov

Mentoring for change in a unique university – alternative high school collaboration, A. Brimmer, Julie Torruellas Garcia, J. Kapela, M. McEnnis, and M. Sidberry Gregory

Transcriptome analysis of the entomopathogenic oomycete Lagenidium giganteum reveals plant pathogen-like effectors, Q. B. Conway, N. C. Salazar, A. P. Delgado, J. K. Dawes, L. G. Douma, and Aurelien Tartar

Sex and Tragedy, Omar Tonsi Eldakar

Sex and Tragedy, Omar Tonsi Eldakar

Sex and Tragedy, Omar Tonsi Eldakar

Sex and Tragedy, Omar Tonsi Eldakar

A Stem Cell Treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN), Veronica R. Fortino, M Izquierdo, Devon Pawley, and Herman S. Cheung

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Obesity: A Stem Cell Approach, Veronica R. Fortino, Devon Pawley, and Herman S. Cheung

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Novel Pluripotent Adult Stem Cell Source for Neurogenesis, Veronica R. Fortino, Devon Pawley, Daniel Pelaez, and Herman S. Cheung

Novel Stem Cell Source for Neurogenesis, Veronica R. Fortino, Devon Pawley, Daniel Pelaez, and Herman S. Cheung

3-Way Shoe Test, Mark Jaffe

A Preliminary Comparative Study of Vascular Corrosion Casts of the Spiral Intestine of Siberian Sturgeon (Acipenser baerii) and North American Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) to the yellow stingray (Urobatis jamaicensis), Lash A. Jennifer and Robin L. Sherman

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On Survival Categorical Methods with Applications in Epidemiology and AIDS Research, Sergey Malov and Stephen J. O'Brien

Rab5 function in breast cancer cells, Nicole Porther and M. A. Barbieri

FCAS Service Learning Projects Winter Semester 2013, Aarti Raja, Robert P. Smith, and L. Vigesaa

Tissue analysis of the oyster Crassostrea virginica after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Deanne Roopnarine, Peter D. Roopnarine, Laurie C. Anderson, and T. Chung

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Cellular Life Beyond an Individual’s Death, Emily Schmitt

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Personal Genomics: Good, Evil, or Both?, Emily Schmitt

Academic Instruction for Students with ASD: Teaching and adapting core academic content in science and math, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

Academic Instruction for Students with ASD:Teaching and adapting core academic content in science and math, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

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Examining genomics and your health, Part 1: Your genome and your health, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

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Examining genomics and your health, Part 2: Genomics of your microbiome and your health, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

Lighting the Bulb: Sharing Your Profession and Passion with the Community, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

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Service Learning in Biology I and II: Effects on College Student Engagement and Accomplishment, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

Dynamics of Antibiotic Resistance, Robert P. Smith

Understanding biological invasions using synthetic biology, Robert P. Smith

Preliminary Anatomical Comparison of Choroid Rete Size and Capillary Complexity Between Diurnal and Nocturnal Reef Fishes, K. A. S. Tousignant and Robin L. Sherman

Submissions from 2012

To Remove the Hook or Not: Degradation Rates of Marine Fishing Hooks, John W. Coker, Jesse J. Secord, and Robin L. Sherman

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Work in Progress: Video Tutorials that Enhance Laboratory Learning, Veronica R. Fortino and Weizhao Zhao

Work in Progress: Video Tutorials that Enhance Laboratory Learning, Veronica R. Fortino and Weizhao Zhao

IGF-1 Characterization of Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells and their Connexin 43+ Counterparts, M Izquierdo, Devon Pawley, Veronica R. Fortino, Daniel Pelaez, and Herman S. Cheung

3-Way Shoe Test, Mark Jaffe

Beyond the Classroom with Three Approaches to Incorporating Service Learning in Undergraduate Courses, Mark Jaffe

FCAS Pilot Program: Beyond the classroom with three approaches incorporating service learning into undergraduate courses, Mark Jaffe, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin, and T. A. Silver

Interprofessional Roles in Foot Care, Mark Jaffe and Sweta Tewary

Selective activation of Rab5 by distinct endocytic pathways, Ivan Jozic, S. Saliba, Silva M. Rodriguez, and M. A. Barbieri

Surfactant-Associated Bacteria in the Sea Surface Microlayer and their Effect on Remote Sensing Technology, N. Kurata, K. Vella, Aurelien Tartar, S. Matt, Mahmood Shivji, W. A. Perrie, and Alexander Soloviev

Comparative analysis of marine bacterial composition between the sea surface microlayer and subsurface water in the straits of Florida, N. Kurata, K. Vella, Aurelien Tartar, S. Matt, Alexander Soloviev, Mahmood Shivji, and W. Perrie

Isolation and Characterizations of Neurons and Astrocytes from Rat Brains, Larisa Odessky, Jenny Estrin, Paula A. Faria Waziry, and Michelle A. Clark

Neurogenesis of a Novel Pluripotent Stem Cell Population from Adult Periodontal Ligament, Devon Pawley, M Izquierdo, Veronica R. Fortino, Daniel Pelaez, and Herman S. Cheung

Optimizing outcomes of the Combinatorial Effect of Viral Chemotherapy in an in-vitro model by using the fractionator, Monica G. Pessanha, Paula A. Faria Waziry, Ana M. Castejon, and Luigi X. Cubeddu

The importance of natural history and research collections to environmental reconstruction and remediation, and the establishment of shifting baselines, Deanne Roopnarine, Peter D. Roopnarine, Laurie C. Anderson, David P. Gillikin, and J. Leal

Reflections on Research, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

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FCAS Pilot Program: Beyond the classroom with three approaches incorporating service learning into undergraduate courses, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin, Mark A. Jaffe, and T. A. Silver

A programmed Allee effect causes a tradeoff between dispersal and survival in engineered bacteria, Robert P. Smith

Synthetic biology: what is it and what can we do with it, Robert P. Smith

The inoculum effect and band-pass bacterial response to periodic antibiotic treatment, Robert P. Smith and L. You

The inoculum effect and band-pass bacterial response to periodic antibiotic treatment, Robert P. Smith and L. You

Effect of Surfactants on Sea Surface Temperature and Salinity, Alexander Soloviev, N. Kurata, K. Vella, Aurelien Tartar, S. Matt, Mahmood Shivji, A. Fujimura, and W. Perrie

Integrating multiple ‘-omics’ analyses for the development of novel bioinsecticides against mosquitoes, Aurelien Tartar

Mining the Lagenidium giganteum transcriptome for novel insecticides, Aurelien Tartar

Mosquito control: a local and global challenge, Aurelien Tartar

A New Method for the Identification of Surfactant-Producing or Transforming Bacteria in the Sea Surface Microlayer, K. Vella, N. Kurata, Alexander Soloviev, S. Matt, Mahmood Shivji, and Aurelien Tartar

Sleep gene polymorphisms and psychological health: A translational approach, T. Viena, A. I. Fins, Aurelien Tartar, and Jaime L. Tartar

Simvastatin Induces Nucleoporins Rae1/ mrnp41 and Nup98 via a STAT-1 pathway, and Modulates Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Replication, Paula A. Faria Waziry

Submissions from 2011

Transcriptome analysis of the entomopathogenic oomycete Lagenidium giganteum reveals plant pathogen-like effectors, L. G. Douma, B. M. Tyler, and Aurelien Tartar

Athletic Shoes, Mark Jaffe

Common Foot Myths, Mark Jaffe

Common Foot Myths, Mark Jaffe

Common Foot Myths, Mark Jaffe

What Every Visually Impaired Person Should Know About Their Feet, Mark Jaffe

Your Childs' Foot, Mark Jaffe

Effect of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors on Early Endosome Fusion and Activation of Rab5, Ivan Jozic, G. Blanco, and M. A. Barbieri

Activation of Rab5 via Diverse Routes of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Endocytosis, Ivan Jozic, C. Stefancin, and M. A. Barbieri

A prescription for personalized wellness: Identification of genomic signatures of VO2max responsiveness among individuals undergoing combined aerobic and resistance training, E. Rampersaud, Lubov Nathanson, T. Musto, A. Mendez, R. L. Belton, K. Meshbane, A. Dressen, N. Hudson, M. Cuccaro, J. M. Vance, D. Seo, M. A. Pericak-Vance, and P. J. Goldschmidt-Clermont

Using oyster shells to track the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Deanne Roopnarine, Damon Byrne, David P. Gillikin, Laurie C. Anderson, David H. Goodwin, and Peter D. Roopnarine

Uptake of Heavy Metals from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill by soft tissues and shells of the coastal oyster Crassostrea virginica, Deanne Roopnarine, Peter D. Roopnarine, David P. Gillikin, Laurie C. Anderson, M. Ballester, and David H. Goodwin

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Biomedical Thrillers: Fiction based in fact, or just fiction?, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin