Faculty Publications

Recent Publications by Faculty in the School of Science (2015)

Kristen Beck (Mathematics and Computer Science): “Eventually linear partially complete resolutions over a local ring with m4=0,” will appear in the Journal of Algebra and its Applications (2015).

Kristen Beck (Mathematics and Computer Science): “Augmented generalized happy functions,” by B. Baker Swart, Kristen A. Beck, S. Crook, C. Eubanks-Turner, H. G. Grundman, M. Mei, and L. Zack, to appear in the Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics (2015).

Kristen Beck (Mathematics and Computer Science): “On the image of the totaling functor,” by Kristen Beck, in Communications in Algebra Vol. 43, no. 4, pp1640-1653 (2015).

Carla Bossard (Biology): “New patterns of establishment and growth of Picea, Abies and Betula tree species in subalpine forest gaps of Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, Sichuan, southwestern China in a changing environment,” by Carla Bossard, Yutao Cao, Jiayuan Wang, Ashley Rose, Ya Tang,  in Forest Ecology and Management,  Available online 9 September 2015; doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2015.07.032. [Note: Ashley Rose was a Saint Mary’s student].

Edward Boyda (Physics and Astronomy): “A Semiautomated Probabilistic Framework for Tree-Cover Delineation from 1- m NAIP Imagery Using A High-Performance Computing Architecture,” by S. Basu, et al., in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 53:10, 5690 (2015). 

Vidya Chandrasekaran (Biology):  “Drosophila Muller F Elements Maintain a Distinct Set of Genomic Properties Over 40 Million Years of Evolution,” with Wilson Leung (primary author) and Participating Students and Faulty of the Genomics Education Partnership, in G3 vol. 5 no. 5; 719-740, May 1, 2015.  [Note: the author list includes the following Saint Mary’s students: Christopher Beck, Kristen R. Hatfield, Douglas A. Herrick, Christopher B. Khoury, Charlotte Lea, Christopher A. Louie, Shannon M. Lowell, Thomas J. Reynolds, Jeanine Schibler, Alexandra H. Scoma, Maxwell T. Smith-Gee, Sarah Tubert]

Vidya Chandrasekaran (Biology): “Reactive oxygen species are involved in BMP-induced dendritic growth in cultured rat sympathetic neurons,” by Vidya Chandrasekaran, Lea C, Sosa JC, Higgins D, in Mol Cell Neurosci. 2015 Jul; 67:116-25; doi: 10.1016/j.mcn.2015.06.007; Epub 2015 Jun 14. [Note: Charlotte Lea was a Saint Mary’s Student]

Andrew Conner (Mathematics and Computer Science): “Some non-Koszul algebras from rational homotopy theory,” by A. Conner and P. Goetz, in the Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society (2015) 47 (3): 473-482; doi: 10.1112/blms/bdv019.

Douglas Long (Biology): “A new clade of putative plankton-feeding sharks from the Upper Cretaceous of Russia and the United States,” by Shimada K,  Popov EV, Siversson M, Welton B, and Douglas Long, in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(5), 13 pp. (2015); DOI:10.1080/02724634.2015.981335.  See story from National Geographic: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/17/false-megamouth-shark-pioneered-the-plankton-feeding-lifestyle

Douglas Long (Biology) “Etmopterus benchleyi, new species of the deep-sea lantern shark (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes, Etmopteridae) from the eastern central Pacific,” by V. Vasquez, D.A. Ebert DA., and D. Long in the Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 17:1-8 (2015).

Douglas Long (Biology) “Redescription of Hydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922) (Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae), with a review of Southern African chimaeroids and a key to their identification,” by Walovich KA, Ebert DA, Doug Long, and Didier DA., to appear in the African Journal of Marine Science 37(2):157-165 (2015).

Michael Marchetti (Biology): “Freshwater ecosystems and biodiversity,” by Nathaniel P. Hitt, Lisa K. Bonneau, Kunjuraman V. Jayachandran, and Michael P. Marchetti, in Lessons in Conservation 5: pp5-16, January, 2015.

Michael Marchetti (Biology): “Non-Indigenous Fishes and their Role in Freshwater Fish Imperilment,” by Vander Zanden, M.J., N.W.R. Lapointe, M.P. Marchetti,  in Conservation of Freshwater Fishes, Cambridge University Press, Gerard P Closs, Martin Krkosek, and Julian D Olden (Editors), 586 pp., 2015.

Kit Ng (Biology): “Characterizing blood-brain barrier perturbations after exposure to human triglyceride-rich lipoproteins lipolysis products at 7 Tesla in rat model,” by Kit Fai Ng, Anderson S., Mayo, P.M., Aung H.H., Walton J.H., and Rutledge J.C., in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Oct. 20, 2015.

Kit Ng (Biology): “HDL-Apolipoprotein A-I Exchange is Independently Associated with HDL Cholesterol Efflux Capacity,” by Mark S. Borja, Kit F. Ng, Angela Irwin, Jaekyoung Hong, Xing Wu, Daniel Isquith, Xue-Qiao Zhao, Bryan Prazen, Virginia Gildengorin, Michael N. Oda, and Tomáš Vaisar, in the Journal of Lipid Research (August 7, 2015); doi: 10.1194/jlr.M059865.

Kit Ng (Biology): “MRI measurement of blood-brain barrier transport with a rapid acquisition refocused echo (RARE) method,” by Walton J.H., Ng F.K., Anderson S.E., and Rutledge J.C., in  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Vol. 463, Issue 7, pp479-482 (2015 May 19); doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.05.034.

 Jim Pesavento (Biology): “Cdc45 (cell division cycle protein 45) guards the gate of the Eukaryote Replisome helicase stabilizing leading strand engagement,” by Tatjana Petojevic, James Pesavento, Alessandro Costa, Jingdan Liang, Zhijun Wang, James M. Berger and Michael R. Botchan, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 112 no. 3, pp249-258 (2015).

Chris Ray (Physics and Astronomy): “Amplitude and Dilation Compensation of the SAR Altimeter Backscattered Power,” by Ray, C.; Roca, M.; Martin-Puig, C.; Escola, R.; Garcia, A, in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol.12, no.12, pp.2473-2476, Dec. 2015; doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2015.2485119

Chris Ray (Physics and Astronomy): “SAR Altimeter Backscattered Waveform Model,” by Ray, C.; Martin-Puig, C.; Clarizia, M.P.; Ruffini, G.; Dinardo, S.; Gommenginger, C.; Benveniste, J., in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol.53, no.2, pp.911-919, Feb. 2015; doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2014.2330423

Alys Thomas (Environmental and Earth Science): “A GRACE-based water storage deficit approach for hydrological drought characterization,” by A. C. Thomas, J. T. Reager, J. S. Famiglietti, and M. Rodell, in Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 1537–1545 (2015); doi:10.1002/2014GL059323.

Ellen Veomett (Mathematics and Computer Science):“On Coloring Box Graphs,” by E. Hogan, J. O’Rourke, C. Traub, and E. Veomett, in Discrete Mathematics, Vol 338, Issue 2 (2015), p 209-216.

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