This list was started in 2018, and should be largely complete going forward from that date. Older publications may be added if time allows.

For more details on publications by faculty, please see their websites.

RU and NJIT federated faculty and staff authors are in bold face. Graduate student authors are in bold face italics. Undergraduate student authors are italics.

Academic Year 2019-2020

Zanin JP, Verpeut JL, Li Y, Shiflett MW, Wang SS, Santhakumar V, Friedman WJ. (2019) The p75NTR Influences Cerebellar Circuit Development and Adult Behavior via Regulation of Cell Cycle Duration of Granule Cell Progenitors. J. Neurosci. 39:9119-9129.

Assous M, Martinez E, Eisenberg C, Shah F, Kosc A, Varghese K, Espinoza D, Bhimani S, Tepper JM, Shiflett MW, Tran TS. (2019) Neuropilin 2 Signaling Mediates Corticostriatal Transmission, Spine Maintenance, and Goal-Directed Learning in Mice. J. Neurosci. 39:8845-8859. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1006-19.2019.

Zanin JP, Montroull LE, Volosin M, Friedman WJ. (2019) The p75 Neurotrophin Receptor Facilitates TrkB Signaling and Function in Rat Hippocampal Neurons. Front Cell Neurosci. 13:485. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2019.00485.

D'Agostino L, Nie Y, Goswami S, Tong K, Yu S, Bandyopadhyay S, Flores J, Zhang X, Balasubramanian I, Joseph I, Sakamori R, Farrell V, Li Q, Yang CS, Gao B, Ferraris RP, Yehia G, Bonder EM, Goldenring JR, Verzi MP, Zhang L, Ip YT, Gao N. (2019) Recycling Endosomes in Mature Epithelia Restrain Tumorigenic Signaling. Cancer Res. 79:4099-4112.

Etchegaray JP, Zhong L, Li C, Henriques T, Ablondi E, Nakadai T, Van Rechem C, Ferrer C, Ross KN, Choi JE, Samarakkody A, Ji F6, Chang A, Sadreyev RI, Ramaswamy S, Nechaev S, Whetstine JR, Roeder RG, Adelman K, Goren A, Mostoslavsky R. (2019). The Histone Deacetylase SIRT6 Restrains Transcription Elongation via Promoter-Proximal Pausing. Mol Cell. 2019 Aug 22;75(4):683-699.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2019.06.034. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

Taerum, S. J., Jasso‐Selles, D. E., Wilson, M., Ware, J. L., Sillam‐Dussès, D., Šobotník, J., & Gile, G. H. (2019). Molecular Identity of Holomastigotes (Spirotrichonymphea, Parabasalia) with Descriptions of Holomastigotes flavipes n. sp. and Holomastigotes tibialis n. sp. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.

Gemmellaro, M. D., Hamilton, G. C., & Ware, J. L. (2019). Review of Molecular Identification Techniques for Forensically Important Diptera. Journal of medical entomology, 56(4), 887-902.

Dominic A. Evangelista, Benjamin Wipfler, Olivier Béthoux, Alexander Donath, Mari Fujita, Manpreet K. Kohli, Frédéric Legendre, Shanlin Liu, Ryuichiro Machida, Bernhard Misof, Ralph S. Peters, Lars Podsiadlowski, Jes Rust, Kai Schuette, Ward Tollenaar, Jessica L. Ware, Torsten Wappler, Xin Zhou, Karen Meusemann and Sabrina Simon. (2019). An integrative phylogenomic approach illuminates the evolutionary history of cockroaches and termites (Blattodea). 286 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Kiviat E.  ……….J. Weis et al. (2019). Evidence does not support the targeting of cryptic invaders at the subspecies level using classical biological control: the example of Phragmites. Biol. Invas.  21: 2529-2541

Saba, G…… J. Weis et al. (2019). Recommended priorities for research on ecological impacts of oceans and coastal acidification in the US Mid-Atlantic. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci 225:

Weis, J.S. (2019). Improving Microplastic Research. AIMS Environmental Science  6: 326-340

Sol, D. and J.S. Weis (2019). Highlights and Insights from “Biological Invasions and Animal Behaviour.” Aquatic Invasions 14: 551-565

Bortolus, A. ……and J. Weis (2019). Supporting Spartina: Interdisciplinary perspective shows Spartina as a distinct solid genus. Ecology

Academic Year 2018-2019

Golowasch, J. (2019) Neuronal homeostasis: Voltage brings it all together. Current Biology (Dispatch), 29: R623–R646.  [Golowasch discusses the impact and context of a recent article published in Current Biology that suggests that the voltage across the neuronal membrane controls the coordinated mRNA expression that codes for multiple ion channel proteins in the cell.]

Golowasch, J. (2019) Neuromodulation of central pattern generators and its role in the functional recovery of CPG activity. J. Neurophysiol [Prof Golowasch reviews the field of neuromodulation by small molecules of the activity of rhythm generating neuronal networks and the recovery of normal activity when it is lost by injury and other insults.]

Tran, T., Unal, C.T., Zaborszky, L., Rotstein, H.G., Kirkwood, A. and Golowasch, J. (2019) Ionic current correlations are ubiquitous across phyla. Scientific Reports, 1687. [A team of colleagues from the NJIT Biology Department joined forces with collaborators from Rutgers University and Johns Hopkins University to test if the coordinated expression of ion channels observed in neurons from crabs and other invertebrates is also observed in mammals.  They did confirm this hypothesis and further found that this coordination of expression changes as a function of the circadian phase (time of day/night) of the animal.]

Yu S, Tong K, Zhao Y, Balasubramanian I, Yap GS, Ferraris RP, Bonder EM, Verzi MP, Gao N. (2018) Paneth Cell Multipotency Induced by Notch Activation following Injury. Cell Stem Cell. 23:46-59.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2018.05.002.

Severi, KE, Böhm UL, Wyart C (2018) Investigation of hindbrain activity during active locomotion reveals inhibitory neurons involved in sensorimotor processing. Scientific Reports 8, 13615.

Cohen KE, Hernandez LP, Crawford CHFlammang BE (In press) Channeling vorticity: Modeling the filter-feeding mechanism in silver carp using µCT and 3D PIV. Journal of Experimental Biology. doi: 10.1242/jeb.183350

Russell KNRussell GJKaplan KLMian SKornbluth S (2018) Increasing the conservation value of powerline corridors for wild bees through vegetation management: an experimental approach. Biodiversity and Conservation online early.

Lapolla, JS & Barden, P (2018) Out of the Paleocene: An Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Fossil from the Paskapoo Formation. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 63: 435-440

Katzke J, Barden P, Dehon M, Michez D, Wappler T (2018) Giant ants and their shape: revealing relationships in the genus Titanomyrma with geometric morphometrics. PeerJ 6:e424 1-36.

Harrington, S.M., deHaan, J.M.*, Shapiro, L.*, & S. Ruane. 2018. Habits and characteristics of arboreal snakes worldwide: arboreality constrains body size but does not affect lineage diversification.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125:61-71. 
Streicher, J. & S. Ruane. 2018. Phylogenomics of snakes. eLS (Wiley Encyclopedia of Life Sciences) [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0027476] (Invited  Review).
Ruane, S., Richards, S.J., McVay, J.D., Tjaturadi, B., Krey, K., & C.C Austin. 2018. Cryptic and non-cryptic diversity in New Guinea ground snakes of the genus Stegonotus Duméril, Bibron and Duméril, 1854: A description of four new species (Squamata: Colubridae). Journal of Natural  History 52: 13–16, 917–944 (Invited for Special Issue: Integrative Taxonomy of Reptiles). 
Ruane, S., Myers, E.A., Lo, K.*, Yuen, S.*, Welt, R.S., Juman, M.*, Futterman, I.*, Nussbaum, R.A,  Schneider, G., Burbrink, F.T., & C.J. Raxworthy. 2018. Unrecognized species diversity and new insights into color pattern polymorphism within the widespread Malagasy snake Mimophis (Serpentes: Lamprophiidae). Systematics and Biodiversity. 16: 229-244. 

Melissa Sánchez Herrera, Christopher Beatty, Renato Nunes, Emilio Realpe, Camilo Salazar and Jessica L. Ware. (2018). A molecular systematic analysis of the Neotropical banner winged damselflies (Polythoridae: Odonata. Systematic Entomology. 43(1): 56-67 DOI: 10.1111/syen.12249

OM Fincke, M Xu, ES Khazan, M Wilson, JL Ware  (2018). Tests of hypotheses for morphological and genetic divergence in Megaloprepus damselflies across Neotropical forests. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

MK Kohli, G Sahlén, WR Kuhn, JL Ware  (2018). Extremely low genetic diversity in a circumpolar dragonfly species, Somatochlora sahlbergi (Insecta: Odonata: Anisoptera). Scientific reports

Academic Year 2017-2018

Barden, P, Boudinot, BE, Lucky, A (2017) Where fossils dare and males matter: combined morphological and molecular analysis illuminates the tangled history of the spider ant genus Leptomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Dolichoderinae). Invertebrate Systematics 31: 765-780.

Barden, P & Ware, JL (2017) Relevant Relicts: the impact of fossil distributions on biogeographic reconstruction. Insect Systematics and Diversity 1: 73-80.

Barden, P, Herhold, HW, Grimaldi, DA (2017) A New Genus of Hell Ants from the Cretaceous (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Haidomyrmecini) with a Novel Head Structure. Systematic Entomology 42: 837-846.

Flammang BE, Tangorra JL, Mignano AP, Lauder GV (2017) Building a fish: the biology and engineering behind an autonomous underwater vehicle. MTS Journal 51(5):15-22.

Flammang BE and Kenaley CP (2017) Remora cranial vein morphology and functional implications for attachment. Scientific Reports 7:5914.
Seth D, Flammang BE, Lauder GV, Tangorra JL (2017) Development of a vortex generator to investigate mechanical properties of a bluegill sunfish. Journal of Experimental Biology 220:959-963. 

Ruane, S., & C.C. Austin. 2017. Phylogenomics using formalin-fixed and 100+ year old intractable natural history specimens. Molecular Ecology Resources, doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12655 

Li, Y., Zhang, R., Liu, S., Donath, A., Peters, R.S., Ware, J., Misof, B., Niehuis, O., Pfrender, M.E. and Zhou, X., (2017). The molecular evolutionary dynamics of oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) genes in Hymenoptera. BMC evolutionary biology, 17(1):269

Evangelista, Russell, Bourne, Russell, & Ware. (2017). Evidence that dispersal barriers influence blaberoid cockroach assemblages in a neotropical savanna-forest matrix. Insect Biodiversity and Conservation.  10. 425–438. 10.1111/icad.12246*

L Gonzalez-Mozo, S McKamey, JL Ware, G Hamilton. (2017).Two new species of Darnini (Hemiptera: Membracidae) from Colombia and Peru - Zootaxa*