Faculty Publications

Recent Publications by Faculty in the School of Science (2017)

Edward Boyda (Physics and Astronomy): "Deploying a quantum annealing processor to detect tree cover in aerial imagery of California," by Boyda E, Basu S, Ganguly S, Michaelis A, Mukhopadhyay S, Nemani RR (2017), PLoS ONE 12(2): e0172505. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172505

Keith Ogawa (Psychology): "Immediate effects of vagus nerve stimulation on human cognition and emotion," by K. Holm, L. Sun, J. Peräkylä, J. Haapasalo, K. Lehtimäki, K.H. Ogawa, J. Peltola, K.M. Hartikainen, Brain Stimulation 10(2):518. DOI: 10.1016/j.brs.2017.01.512. (2017)

Keith Ogawa (Psychology): "Vagus nerve stimulation improves working memory performance," by Lihua Sun, Jari Peräkylä, Katri Holm, Joonas Haapasalo, Kai Lehtimäki, Keith H. Ogawa, Jukka Peltola and Kaisa M. Hartikainen, Journal Of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13803395.2017.1285869.

Publications by Faculty in the School of Science (2016)

Kristen Beck (Mathematics and Computer Science): “Eventually linear partially complete resolutions over a local ring with m4=0,” Kristen A. Beck, in the Journal of Algebra and its Applications, Vol. 15, No. 03, April 2016.

James Berleman (Biology): “Exopolysaccharide microchannels direct bacterial motility and organize multicellular behavior,” by Berleman JE*, Zemla M, Remis JP, Liu H, Davis AE, Worth AN, West Z, Zhang A, Park H, Bosneaga E, van Leer B, Tsai W, Zusman DR, Auer M., in ISME J. 2016 May 6. PMID: 27152937 [Epub ahead of print] [Note: Sasha Worth and Zach West were SMC students]

James Berleman (Biology): “Preparation of Outer Membrane Vesicles from Myxococcus xanthus,” by Berleman JE, Marcin Zemla, Jonathan P Remis and Manfred Auer, in Bio-Protocol 6(2): e1716; 2016 Jan 20; http://www.bio-protocol.org/e1716.

James Berleman (Biology): “The predatory life cycle of Myxococcus xanthus,” by Keane R, Berleman JE*, in Microbiology 2016 Jan; 162(1):1-11. Epub 2015 Oct 30. PMID: 26518442. [Ryan Keane was an SMC student]

Joel Burley (Chemistry): “Air Quality at Devils Postpile National Monument, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, USA,” by Burley, J. D., Bytnerowicz, A., Buhler, M., Zielinska, B., Schweizer, D., Cisneros, R., Schilling, S., Chapman Varela, J., McDaniel, M., Horn, M., Dulen, D., Aerosol and Air Quality Research 16, pp. 2315-2332 (2016)

Joel Burley (Chemistry): “Impact of regional meteorology on ozone levels in the Lake Tahoe Basin Rayne,” by S., Gertler, A., Zielinska, B., Bytnerowicz, A., Burley, J., Kaplan., M., in Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, published online 19 July 2016.  DOI 10.1007/s00703-016-0471-z

Andrew Conner (Mathematics and Computer Science): "Periodic free resolutions from twisted matrix factorizations," by T. Cassidy, A. Conner, E. Kirkman, W.F. Moore, in the Journal of Algebra, Volume 455, June 2016, pp. 137-163.

Rebecca Jabbour (Biology): “Geographic variation in gorilla limb bones,” Jabbour, R. S. and Pearman, T. L., in the Journal of Human Evolution 95, pp 68-79; 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.03.008 [Tessa Pearman was an SMC student]

Douglas J. Long (Biology): “Notoraja martinezi sp. nov., a new species of deepwater skate and the first record of the genus Notoraja Ishiyama, 1958 (Rajiformes: Arhynchobatidae) from the eastern Pacific Ocean,” by Francisco J. Concha, David A. Ebert, & Douglas J. Long in Zootaxa 4098 (1): 179-190, April 2016.

Douglas J. Long (Biology): “Otospermophilus beecheyi (Rodentia: Sciuridae),” by Jennifer E. Smith, Douglas J. Long, Imani D. Russell,  Kate Lee Newcomb and Valeska D. Munoz, in Mammalian Species 48(939):91-108; 2016.

Michael Marchetti (Biology): “Predicting invasiveness of species in trade: climate match, trophic guild and fecundity influence establishment and impact of non‐native freshwater fishes,” Howeth, J.G., Gantz, C.A., Angermeier, P.L., Frimpong, E.A., Hoff, M.H., Keller, R.P., Mandrak, N.E., Marchetti, M.P., Olden, J.D., Romagosa, C.M. and Lodge, D.M., in Diversity and Distributions, 22(2), pp.148-160; 2016.

Michael Marchetti (Biology): “The conservation paradox of endangered and invasive species,” by M. P. Marchetti and T. Engstrom, in Conservation Biology, 2016.

Michael Nathanson (Mathematics and Computer Science): “Entanglement as a resource for local state discrimination in multipartite systems,” by Somshubhro Bandyopadhyay, Saronath Halder, and Michael Nathanson, in Phys. Rev. A 94, August 11, 2016; http://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.94.022311.

Keith Ogawa (Psychology): “Human brain reacts to transcranial extraocular light,” by Lihua Sun, Jari Peräkylä, Anselmi Kovalainen, Keith H. Ogawa, Pekka J. Karhunen, Kaisa M. Hartikainen (2016), in PLoS One 11(2): doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0149525.

Keith Ogawa (Psychology): “Greater attention to relevant emotion due to orbitofrontal lesion,” by Mäki-Marttunen Verónica, Kuusinen Venla, Peräkylä Jari, Ogawa Keith H., Brause Maarja, Brander Antti, and Hartikainen Kaisa M., in Journal of Neurotrauma, October 2016, ahead of print. doi:10.1089/neu.2015.4390.

Caitlin Powel (Psychology): "Empirical Study: Mentorship as a Value Proposition (MVP)," by Sams, Doreen; Richards, Rosalie; Lewis, Robin; McMullen, Rebecca; Hammack, Jennifer; Bacnik, Larry; and Powell, Caitlin in International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Vol. 10: No. 2, Article 7 (2016).   Available at: https://doi.org/10.20429/ijsotl.2016.100207

Karen Ruff (Chemistry): “Singlet glycine riboswitches bind ligand as well as tandem riboswitches,” with Ayesha Muhammad, Phillip J. McCown, Ronald R. Breaker and Scott A. Strobel, in RNA, Published in Advance, September 22, 2016, doi:10.1261/rna.057935.116.

Krista Schendel Parker (Psychology): “Not Just Language: Persisting Lateralized Visuospatial Impairment after Left Hemisphere Stroke," by Schendel, K., Dronkers, N. & Turken, A., in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2016 Aug;22(7):695-704.  doi: 10.1017/S1355617716000515; Epub 2016 Jun 22.

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