Scholarly Activity

Book and Book Chapters

A. Betts Carpenter. “Role of Immune System in Infectious Disease.” Chapter in Manual of Medical Microbiology. Published 2013.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Krista L Denning, Al-Subu A, Elitsur Y. “Immunoreactivity of p53 and Ki-67 for dysplastic changes in children with eosinophilic esophagitis.” Pediatric and Developmental Pathology Published September 2013 16(5):331-6.

Matt L, Teresa Limjoco, Sehgal R. “A case of small cell cancer of the breast in a male with synchronous stage IV non-small cell lung carcinoma.” Rare Tumors. Published September 2013 5(3):e52.

Gerard J. Oakley, III. “The future of oncology treatment through diagnostic testing.” Medical Laboratory Observer. Published December 2013; 45(12):38.

Holloway WL, Claeson KM, F. Robin O’Keefe. “A virtual phytosaur endocast and its implications for sensory system evolution in archosaurs.” Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Published 2013.

Otero RA, Soto-Acuña S, F. Robin O’Keefe, O’Gorman JP, Stinnesbeck W, Rubilar- Rogers MESD, Salazar C, Quinzio-Sinn LA. “Aristonectes quiriquinensis sp. nov., a new highly derived elasmosaurid from the late Maastrichtian of central Chile.” Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Published 2013.

Maria A. Serrat, Dom AM, Buchanan JT, Williams AR, Efaw ML, Laura L. Richardson. “Independent learning modules enhance student performance and understanding of anatomy.” Anatomical Sciences Education. Published February 2014.

Maria A. Serrat, Efaw ML, Williams RM. “Hindlimb heating increases vascular access of large molecules to murine tibial growth plates measured by in vivo multiphoton imaging.” Journal of Applied Physiology. Published February 2014;116(4):425-38.

Maria A. Serrat. “Environmental temperature impact on bone and cartilage growth.” Comprehensive Physiology. Published April 2014;4(2):621-55.

Sasha N. Zill, Chaudhry S, Büschges A, Schmitz J. “Directional specificity and encoding of muscle forces and loads by stick insect tibial campaniform sensilla, including receptors with round cuticular caps.” Arthropod Structure and Development. Published October 2013; 42:455-467.

Zill, S, Chaudhry S, Exter, A, Büschges, A, Schmitz, J, (2014) Positive force feedback in development of substrate grip in the stick insect tarsus. Arthr. Struct. Dev. DOI: 10.1016/j.asd.2014.06.002

Ritzmann RE, Sasha N. Zill. “Neuroethology of Insect Walking.” Review published September 2013; Scholarpedia 8(9):30879.

Meeting Presentations

Maria A. Serrat. “Allen’s Rule and the temperature-limb phenotype: Insights into processes of bone elongation.” Invited lecture at Invited Speaker at Brock University, Department of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, St. Catharines, ON, Canada, December 2013.

Maria A. Serrat and Williams RM. “Hindlimb heating increases vascular access of large molecules to murine tibial growth plates measured by in vivo multiphoton imaging.” Oral presentation at Experimental Biology Convention, San Diego, CA, April 2014.

Tamski HL, Stanko LM, Godby J, Efaw ML, Schlierf TJ, Salisbury TB, Ion G, and Maria A. Serrat. “Validation of a unilateral heating model to increase hindlimb length in growing mice.” Oral presentation at Experimental Biology Convention, San Diego, CA, April 2014.

Sasha N. Zill, Chaudhry S, Büschges A, Schmitz J. “Incorporating signals of substrate adhesion/grip in force control.” Poster presentation at Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2013.

Sasha N. Zill. “Visiting Professor.” Presentation at DFG (German National Science Foundation), June 2014.

Zill SN, Chaudhry S (2014) Force sensing and muscle synergies: integration of active substrate adherence in control of posture and walking in insects. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 40, program no. 734.05

Darshana Shah, Dzwonek B. “Exploring the use of structured handouts to create an active-learning environment in pathology.” Oral presentation at Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) Winter Meeting, Galveston, TX, January 2014.

Thomas H. Dougherty, Darshana Shah. “Use of cognitive chunking to enhance pathology learning.” Oral presentation at Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) Winter Meeting, Galveston, TX, January 2014.

Tamski HL, Stanko LM, Godby J, Maria A. Serrat. “Unilateral heat as a potential therapy for limb length inequalities.” Poster presentation at 2nd Annual Appalachian Regional Cell Conference, Charleston, WV, October 2013.

Vance JC and Maria A. Serrat. “Validation of a unilateral heating model to increase extremity length in mice.” Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day at the West Virginia Capitol, Charleston, WV, January 2014.