Articles Published Openly Courtesy of UT’s Open Publishing Support Fund

The following articles were published openly with funding from the University of Tennessee’s Open Publishing Support Fund. If you think your publication should be listed here, please contact

Though the fund has been available since 2009, this bibliography includes only those publications funded in academic year 2017 or later.

*Denotes UT affiliated author/co-author

Funded in 2019

Abouelkhair, Mohamed A, David A Bemis, Richard J Giannone, Linda A Frank, and Stephen A Kania. “Identification, Cloning and Characterization of Spex Exotoxin Produced by Staphylococcus Pseudintermedius.” PloS ONE 14, no. 7 (2019): e0220301. TRACE URL:

Bafna, Khushboo, Chitra Narayanan, S Chakra Chennubhotla, Nicolas Doucet, and Pratul K Agarwal. “Nucleotide Substrate Binding Characterization in Human Pancreatic-Type Ribonucleases.” PloS ONE 14, no. 8 (2019): e0220037. TRACE URL:

Chen, Tian, Joseph W Jackson, Robert N Tams, Sarah E Davis, Timothy E Sparer, and Todd B Reynolds. “Exposure of Candida Albicans Β (1, 3)-Glucan Is Promoted by Activation of the Cek1 Pathway.” PLoS genetics 15, no. 1 (2019): e1007892. TRACE URL:

Chewning, Sarah Stuart, David Grant, Bridget O’Banion, Alexandra Gates, Brandon James Kennedy, Shawn Campagna, and Sarah Lebeis. “Root-Associated Streptomyces Isolates Harboring Melc Genes Demonstrate Enhanced Plant Colonization.” Phytobiomes Journal, no. ja (2019). TRACE URL:

Chuang, Angela, Michael W. Gates, Lena Grinsted, Richard Askew, and Christy Leppanen. “Two Hymenopteran Egg Sac Associates of the Tent-Web Orbweaving Spider, Cyrtophora Citricola (Forskål, 1775) (Araneae, Araneidae).” ZooKeys 874 (2019): 1-18. TRACE URL:

Clune, Amanda J, Jisoo Nam, Minseong Lee, Kendall D Hughey, Wei Tian, Jaime A Fernandez-Baca, Randy S Fishman, et al. “Magnetic Field-Temperature Phase Diagram of Multiferroic (Nh 4) 2 Fecl 5· H 2 O.” npj Quantum Materials 4, no. 1 (2019): 1-8. TRACE URL:

Corush, Joel B. “Evolutionary Patterns of Diadromy in Fishes: More Than a Transitional State between Marine and Freshwater.” BMC Evolutionary Biology 19, no. 1 (2019): 1-13. TRACE URL:

Coy, Samantha R, Alyssa N Alsante, James L Van Etten, and Steven W Wilhelm. “Cryopreservation of Paramecium Bursaria Chlorella Virus-1 During an Active Infection Cycle of Its Host.” PloS ONE 14, no. 3 (2019): e0211755. TRACE URL:

DeNegre, Ashley A, Martial L Ndeffo Mbah, Kellen Myers, and Nina H Fefferman. “Emergence of Antibiotic Resistance in Immunocompromised Host Populations: A Case Study of Emerging Antibiotic Resistant Tuberculosis in Aids Patients.” PloS ONE 14, no. 2 (2019): e0212969. TRACE URL:

DiMercurio, Abigail Julian, John P Connell, Matthew Clark, and Daniela Corbetta. “A Naturalistic Observation of Spontaneous Touches to the Body and Environment in the First 2 Months of Life.” Frontiers in Psychology 9 (2018): 2613. TRACE URL:

Ekakoro, John E, Marc Caldwell, Elizabeth B Strand, and Chika C Okafor. “Drivers of Antimicrobial Use Practices among Tennessee Dairy Cattle Producers.” Veterinary Medicine International 2018 (2018). TRACE URL:

Ekakoro, J. E., Caldwell, M., Strand, E. B., & Okafor, C. C. “Perceptions of Tennessee Cattle Producers Regarding the Veterinary Feed Directive.” PloS ONE 14, no. 5 (2019): e0217773. TRACE URL:

Ekakoro, John E., Marc Caldwell, Elizabeth B. Strand, Lew Strickland, and Chika C. Okafor. “A Survey of Antimicrobial Use Practices of Tennessee Beef Producers.” BMC Veterinary Research 15, no. 1 (2019/07/02 2019): 222. TRACE URL:

Elkhenany, Hoda, Nagwa El-Badri, and Madhu Dhar. “Green Propolis Extract Promotes in Vitro Proliferation, Differentiation, and Migration of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells.” Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 115 (2019): 108861. TRACE URL:

Elmas, Mustafa, Vasilios Alexiades, Lindsey O’Neal, and Gladys Alexandre. “Modeling Aerotaxis Band Formation in Azospirillum Brasilense.” BMC Microbiology 19, no. 1 (2019): 101. TRACE URL:

Feng, Xiao, Daniel S. Park, Ye Liang, Ranjit Pandey, and Monica Papeş. “Collinearity in Ecological Niche Modeling: Confusions and Challenges.” Ecology and Evolution 0, no. 0 (2019). TRACE URL:

Franklin, Jennifer, and David Buckley. “Influence of Microtopography and Soil Treatments on Tree Establishment on a Reclaimed Quarry.” Forests 10, no. 7 (2019): 597. TRACE URL:

Gaoue, Orou G, and Kowiyou Yessoufou. “Strong Seedling Recruitment Does Not Limit Mangrove Vulnerability to Harvest.” Environmental Research Letters (2019). TRACE URL:

Harris, Gillian P, and Sadie P Hutson. “Hereditary Cancer Genetic Panel Testing: A Review of the Literature.” SAGE Open 9, no. 1 (2019): 2158244019835936. TRACE URL:

Hauser, Melinda, Paul E. Abraham, Lorenz Barcelona, and Jeffrey M. Becker. “Uv Laser-Induced, Time-Resolved Transcriptome Responses of <Em>Saccharomyces Cerevisiae</Em>.” G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics 9, no. 8 (2019): 2549-60. TRACE URL:

Hughes, Cameron A, Micah J Jessup, Colin A Shaw, and Dennis L Newell. “Deformation Conditions During Syn-Convergent Extension Along the Cordillera Blanca Shear Zone, Peru.” Geosphere (2019). TRACE URL:

Jabson Tree, Jennifer M., and Joanne Gayle Patterson. “A Test of Feasibility and Acceptability of Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Women and Men at Risk for High Stress: Pilot Study.” JMIR Ment Health 6, no. 8 (2019/08/16 2019): e15048. TRACE URL:

Jackson, Joseph W, Trevor J Hancock, Pranay Dogra, Ravi Patel, Ravit Arav-Boger, Angela D Williams, Stephen J Kennel, Jonathan S Wall, and Tim E Sparer. “Anticytomegalovirus Peptides Point to New Insights for Cmv Entry Mechanisms and the Limitations of in Vitro Screenings.” mSphere 4, no. 1 (2019): e00586-18. TRACE URL:

Jackson, Joseph W, Trevor J Hancock, Ellen LaPrade, Pranay Dogra, Eric R Gann, Thomas J Masi, Ravichandran Panchanathan, et al. “The Human Cytomegalovirus Chemokine Vcxcl-1 Modulates Normal Dissemination Kinetics of Murine Cytomegalovirus in Vivo.” mBio 10, no. 3 (2019): e01289-19. TRACE URL:

Jaekel, Julia, Nicole Baumann, Peter Bartmann, and Dieter Wolke. “General Cognitive but Not Mathematic Abilities Predict Very Preterm and Healthy Term Born Adults’ Wealth.” PloS ONE 14, no. 3 (2019): e0212789. TRACE URL:

Jaekel, Nils, Julia Jaekel, Jessica Willard, and Birgit Leyendecker. “No Evidence for Effects of Turkish Immigrant Children‘S Bilingualism on Executive Functions.” PloS ONE 14, no. 1 (2019): e0209981. TRACE URL:

Jia, Qidong, Xinlu Chen, Tobias G. Köllner, Jan Rinkel, Jianyu Fu, Jessy Labbé, Wangdan Xiong, et al. “Terpene Synthase Genes Originated from Bacteria through Horizontal Gene Transfer Contribute to Terpenoid Diversity in Fungi.” Scientific Reports 9, no. 1 (2019/06/25 2019): 9223. TRACE URL:

Kennedy, Rachel L, and Jeffrey T Fairbrother. “An Examination of the Deliberate Practice Framework in Quad Rugby.” Frontiers in Psychology 10 (2019). TRACE URL:

Krausfeldt, Lauren E., Abigail T. Farmer, Hector F. Castro Gonzalez, Brittany N. Zepernick, Shawn R. Campagna, and Steven W. Wilhelm. “Urea Is Both a Carbon and Nitrogen Source for Microcystis Aeruginosa: Tracking 13c Incorporation at Bloom Ph Conditions.” [In English]. Original Research. Frontiers in Microbiology 10, no. 1064 (2019-May-17 2019). TRACE URL:

M Reyes, Lucia, Julia Jaekel, and Dieter Wolke. “Effects of Gestational Age and Early Parenting on Children’s Social Inhibition at 6 Years.” Children 6, no. 7 (2019): 81. TRACE URL:

McDaniel, Margaret M., and Vitaly V. Ganusov. “Estimating Residence Times of Lymphocytes in Ovine Lymph Nodes.” [In English]. Original Research. Frontiers in Immunology 10, no. 1492 (2019-July-16 2019). TRACE URL:

Morton III, Alvin L, Lyndsey M Hornbuckle, Miguel Aranda, Derrick T Yates Jr, and Courtney L Anderson. “An Exploratory Study on Determinants of Regular Group Indoor Cycling Participation in Black and White Adults.” SAGE Open 9, no. 3 (2019): 2158244019863568. TRACE URL:

Nieto-Veloza, Andrea, Zhihong Wang, Qixin Zhong, Hari B Krishnan, and Vermont P Dia. “Bg-4 from Bitter Gourd (Momordica Charantia) Differentially Affects Inflammation in Vitro and in Vivo.” Antioxidants 8, no. 6 (2019): 175. TRACE URL:

Norton, Evan, Yingkui Li, Lisa Reyes Mason, and Robert A Washington-Allen. “Assessing the Impact of a Geospatial Data Collection App on Student Engagement in Environmental Education.” Education Sciences 9, no. 2 (2019): 118. TRACE URL:

O’Neal, Kenneth R, Arpita Paul, Amal al-Wahish, Kendall D Hughey, Avery L Blockmon, Xuan Luo, Sang-Wook Cheong, et al. “Spin–Lattice and Electron–Phonon Coupling in 3 D/5 D Hybrid Sr 3 Niiro 6.” npj Quantum Materials 4, no. 1 (2019): 1-6. TRACE URL:

O’Neal, Lindsey, Shehroze Akhter, and Gladys Alexandre. “A Pilz-Containing Chemotaxis Receptor Mediates Oxygen and Wheat Root Sensing in Azospirillum Brasilense.” Frontiers in Microbiology 10 (2019): 312. TRACE URL:

Odoi, Evah W, Nicholas Nagle, Shamarial Roberson, and Kristina W Kintziger. “Geographic Disparities and Temporal Changes in Risk of Death from Myocardial Infarction in Florida, 2000–2014.” BMC Public Health 19, no. 1 (2019): 505. TRACE URL:

Pellegrino, Robert, Jennifer Wheeler, Carl E Sams, and Curtis R Luckett. “Storage Time and Temperature on the Sensory Properties Broccoli.” Foods 8, no. 5 (2019): 162. TRACE URL:

Pothula, Ratnasri, Derek Shirley, OP Perera, William E Klingeman, Cris Oppert, Heba MY Abdelgaffar, Brian R Johnson, and Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes. “The Digestive System in Zygentoma as an Insect Model for High Cellulase Activity.” PloS ONE 14, no. 2 (2019): e0212505. TRACE URL:

Purple, Kathryn, Todd Amacker, Chauntelle Williams, and Richard Gerhold. “Artificially Decreased Dissolved Oxygen Increases the Persistence of Trichomonas Gallinae in Water.” International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 9 (2019): 100-03. TRACE URL:

Royalty, Taylor, and Andrew Decker Steen. “Quantitatively Partitioning Microbial Genomic Traits among Taxonomic Ranks across the Microbial Tree of Life.” mSphere 4, no. 4 (2019): e00446-19. TRACE URL:

Russomanno, Jennifer, Joanne G Patterson, and Jennifer M Jabson. “Food Insecurity among Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals in the Southeast United States: A Qualitative Study.” Transgender Health 4, no. 1 (2019): 89-99. TRACE URL:

Salasin, JR, SEA Schwerzler, R Mukherjee, DJ Keffer, KE Sickafus, and CJ Rawn. “Direct Formation and Structural Characterization of Electride C12a7.” Materials 12, no. 1 (2019): 84. TRACE URL:

Sewid, Alaa H, M Nabil Hassan, AM Ammar, David A Bemis, and Stephen A Kania. “Staphylococcus Pseudintermedius Sbi Paralogs Inhibit Complement and Bind Igm, Igg Fc and Fab.” PloS ONE 14, no. 7 (2019): e0219817. TRACE URL:

Smith, Zachary T. “A Student and Postqualitative Inquiry Walk into a Bar: Syncretistic Methodology and Practices of Becoming-Researcher.” International Journal of Qualitative Methods 18 (2019): 1609406919852001. TRACE URL:

Szul, Martin J, Stephen P Dearth, Shawn R Campagna, and Erik R Zinser. “Carbon Fate and Flux in Prochlorococcus under Nitrogen Limitation.” mSystems 4, no. 1 (2019): e00254-18. TRACE URL:

Talmy, David, Stephen J. Beckett, Adam B. Zhang, Darcy A. A. Taniguchi, Joshua S. Weitz, and Michael J. Follows. “Contrasting Controls on Microzooplankton Grazing and Viral Infection of Microbial Prey.” [In English]. Original Research. Frontiers in Marine Science 6, no. 182 (2019-April-16 2019). TRACE URL:

Tams, Robert Nielsen, Chelsi D Cassilly, Sanket Anaokar, William T Brewer, Justin Dinsmore, Ying-Lien Chen, Jana Patton-Vogt, and Todd B Reynolds. “Overproduction of Phospholipids by the Kennedy Pathway Leads to Hypervirulence in Candida Albicans.” Frontiers in Microbiology 10 (2019): 86. TRACE URL:

Thurman, Sabrina L, and Daniela Corbetta. “Changes in Posture and Interactive Behaviors as Infants Progress from Sitting to Walking: A Longitudinal Study.” Frontiers in Psychology 10 (2019): 822. TRACE URL:

Watanabe, Kazuhide, Nicholas Panchy, Shuhei Noguchi, Harukazu Suzuki, and Tian Hong. “Combinatorial Perturbation Analysis Reveals Divergent Regulations of Mesenchymal Genes During Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition.” npj Systems Biology and Applications 5, no. 1 (2019): 1. TRACE URL:

Ye, Yujie, Xin Kang, Jordan Bailey, Chunhe Li, and Tian Hong. “An Enriched Network Motif Family Regulates Multistep Cell Fate Transitions with Restricted Reversibility.” PLoS Computational Biology 15, no. 3 (2019): e1006855. TRACE URL:

Funded in 2018

Abdoli, Samereh, Mehri Doosti Irani, Lynda R Hardy, and Martha Funnell. “A Discussion Paper on Stigmatizing Features of Diabetes.” Nursing Open 5, no. 2 (2018): 113-19. TRACE URL:

Abouelkhair, Mohamed A, David A Bemis, Richard J Giannone, Linda A Frank, and Stephen A Kania. “Characterization of a Leukocidin Identified in Staphylococcus Pseudintermedius.” PloS one 13, no. 9 (2018): e0204450. TRACE URL:

Bandopadhyay, Sreejata, Lluis Martin-Closas, Ana M Pelacho, and Jennifer M DeBruyn. “Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films: Impacts on Soil Microbial Communities and Ecosystem Functions.” Frontiers in Microbiology 9 (2018): 819. TRACE URL:

Bialic-Murphy, Lalasia, Orou G Gaoue, and Tiffany Knight. “Using Transfer Function Analysis to Develop Biologically and Economically Efficient Restoration Strategies.” Scientific Reports 8, no. 1 (2018): 2094. TRACE URL:

Bialic‐Murphy, Lalasia, and Orou G Gaoue. “Low Interannual Precipitation Has a Greater Negative Effect Than Seedling Herbivory on the Population Dynamics of a Short‐Lived Shrub, Schiedea Obovata.” Ecology and Evolution 8, no. 1 (2018): 176-84. TRACE URL:

Bourdon, Allen K, Giovanna Maria Spano, William Marshall, Michele Bellesi, Giulio Tononi, Pier Andrea Serra, Helen A Baghdoyan, et al. “Metabolomic Analysis of Mouse Prefrontal Cortex Reveals Upregulated Analytes During Wakefulness Compared to Sleep.” Scientific Reports 8, no. 1 (2018): 11225. TRACE URL:

Chastain, Erick J. “Information Theory, Developmental Psychology, and the Baldwin Effect.” Frontiers in Neurorobotics 12 (2018): 52. TRACE URL:

Chen, Xinlu, Tobias G Köllner, Gad Shaulsky, Qidong Jia, Jeroen S Dickschat, Jonathan Gershenzon, and Feng Chen. “Diversity and Functional Evolution of Terpene Synthases in Dictyostelid Social Amoebae.” Scientific reports 8 (2018). TRACE URL:

Conner, Julia G, Jackie Smith, Erdal Erol, Stephan Locke, Erica Phillips, Craig N Carter, and Agricola Odoi. “Temporal Trends and Predictors of Antimicrobial Resistance among Staphylococcus Spp. Isolated from Canine Specimens Submitted to a Diagnostic Laboratory.” PloS one 13, no. 8 (2018): e0200719. TRACE URL:

Couvillion, Kaylee F, and Jeffrey T Fairbrother. “Expert and Novice Performers Respond Differently to Attentional Focus Cues for Speed Jump Roping.” Frontiers in Psychology 9 (2018). TRACE URL:

Coy, Samantha, Eric Gann, Helena Pound, Steven Short, and Steven Wilhelm. “Viruses of Eukaryotic Algae: Diversity, Methods for Detection, and Future Directions.” Viruses 10, no. 9 (2018): 487. TRACE URL:

Derryberry, Elizabeth Perrault, Nathalie Seddon, Graham Earnest Derryberry, Santiago Claramunt, Glenn Fairbanks Seeholzer, Robb Thomas Brumfield, and Joseph Andrew Tobias. “Ecological Drivers of Song Evolution in Birds: Disentangling the Effects of Habitat and Morphology.” Ecology and Evolution 8, no. 3 (2018): 1890-905. TRACE URL:

DiMercurio, Abigail Julian, John P Connell, Matthew Clark, and Daniela Corbetta. “A Naturalistic Observation of Spontaneous Touches to the Body and Environment in the First 2 Months of Life.” Frontiers in psychology 9 (2018): 2613. TRACE URL:

Dong, Xinyi, Joshua S Fu, Kan Huang, Neng-Huei Lin, Sheng-Hsiang Wang, and Cheng-En Yang. “Analysis of the Co-Existence of Long-Range Transport Biomass Burning and Dust in the Subtropical West Pacific Region.” Scientific Reports 8, no. 1 (2018): 8962. TRACE URL:

Dresser, Cassie M, Todd W Pierson, and Benjamin M Fitzpatrick. “Isolation by Distance, Local Adaptation, and Fortuitous Coincidence of Geo-Political Boundaries with Spatial-Genetic Clusters in Southern Bog Turtles.” Global ecology and conservation 16 (2018): e00474. TRACE URL:

Ekakoro, John E, Marc Caldwell, Elizabeth B Strand, and Chika C Okafor. “Drivers of Antimicrobial Use Practices among Tennessee Dairy Cattle Producers.” Veterinary medicine international 2018 (2018). TRACE URL:

Enganti, Ramya, Sung Ki Cho, Jody D Toperzer, Ricardo A Urquidi-Camacho, Ozkan S Cakir, Alexandria P Ray, Paul E Abraham, Robert L Hettich, and Albrecht G von Arnim. “Phosphorylation of Ribosomal Protein Rps6 Integrates Light Signals and Circadian Clock Signals.” Frontiers in Plant Science 8 (2018): 2210. TRACE URL:

Ganusov, Vitaly. “Time Intervals in Sequence Sampling, Not Data Modifications, Have a Major Impact on Estimates of Hiv Escape Rates.” Viruses 10, no. 3 (2018): 99. TRACE URL:

Gordon, Kelsey, Paul Terry, Xingxing Liu, Tiffany Harris, Don Vowell, Bud Yard, and Jiangang Chen. “Radon in Schools: A Brief Review of State Laws and Regulations in the United States.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public hHealth 15, no. 10 (2018): 2149. TRACE URL:

Gragston, Mark, Cary Smith, Daniil Kartashov, Mikhail N Shneider, and Zhili Zhang. “Single-Shot Nanosecond-Resolution Multiframe Passive Imaging by Multiplexed Structured Image Capture.” Optics Express 26, no. 22 (2018): 28441-52. TRACE URL:

Gray, Matthew J, Jennifer A Spatz, E Davis Carter, Christian M Yarber, Rebecca P Wilkes, and Debra L Miller. “Poor Biosecurity Could Lead to Disease Outbreaks in Animal Populations.” PloS One 13, no. 3 (2018): e0193243. TRACE URL:

Grunenwald, Caroline M, Erika Butler, Arno Wünschmann, Anibal G Armien, Michelle Carstensen, Erik Hildebrand, Roger D Moon, and Richard W Gerhold. “Emergence of the Arterial Worm Elaeophora Schneideri in Moose (Alces Alces) and Tabanid Fly Vectors in Northeastern Minnesota, USA.” Parasites & vectors 11, no. 1 (2018): 507. URL:

Henze, Daven, and Yanko Davila. “Long-Range Transport Impacts on Surface Aerosol Concentrations and the Contributions to Haze Events in China: An Htap2 Multi-Model Study.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 21 (2018). TRACE URL:

Holinsworth, Brian S, Nathan C Harms, Shiyu Fan, Dipanjan Mazumdar, Arun Gupta, Stephen A McGill, and Janice L Musfeldt. “Magnetic Field Control of Charge Excitations in Cofe2o4.” APL Materials 6, no. 6 (2018): 066110. TRACE URL:

Jackson, Joseph, and Tim Sparer. “There Is Always Another Way! Cytomegalovirus’ Multifaceted Dissemination Schemes.” Viruses 10, no. 7 (2018): 383. URL:

Kuang, Heqian, Fang Yang, Yan Zhang, Tiannan Wang, and Guoxun Chen. “The Impact of Egg Nutrient Composition and Its Consumption on Cholesterol Homeostasis.” Cholesterol 2018 (2018). TRACE URL:

Lindsay, Richard J, Bill Pham, Tongye Shen, and Rachel Patton McCord. “Characterizing the 3d Structure and Dynamics of Chromosomes and Proteins in a Common Contact Matrix Framework.” Nucleic Acids Research 46, no. 16 (2018): 8143-52. TRACE URL:

Liu, Wusheng, Mitra Mazarei, Rongjian Ye, Yanhui Peng, Yuanhua Shao, Holly L Baxter, Robert W Sykes, et al. “Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum L.) Promoters for Green Tissue-Specific Expression of the Myb4 Transcription Factor for Reduced-Recalcitrance Transgenic Switchgrass.” Biotechnology for biofuels 11, no. 1 (2018): 122. URL:

Mazarei, Mitra, Holly L Baxter, Mi Li, Ajaya Biswal, Keonhee Kim, Xianzhi Meng, Yunqiao Pu, et al. “Functional Analysis of Cellulose Synthase Cesa4 and Cesa6 Genes in Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum) by Overexpression and Rnai-Mediated Gene Silencing.” Frontiers in plant science 9 (2018): 1114. TRACE URL:

Melesse, Michael, Dillon E Sloan, Joseph T Benthal, Quincey Caylor, Krishen Gosine, Xiaofei Bai, and Joshua N Bembenek. “Genetic Identification of Separase Regulators in Caenorhabditis Elegans.” G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 8, no. 2 (2018): 695-705. TRACE URL:

Mohamadi Hezaveh, Amin, Trond Nordfjærn, Amir Reza Mamdoohi, and Özlem Şimşekoğlu. “Predictors of Self-Reported Crashes among Iranian Drivers: Exploratory Analysis of an Extended Driver Behavior Questionnaire.” Promet-Traffic&Transportation 30, no. 1 (2018): 35-43. TRACE URL:

Moniruzzaman, Mohammad, Eric R Gann, and Steven W Wilhelm. “Infection by a Giant Virus (Aav) Induces Widespread Physiological Reprogramming in Aureococcus Anophagefferens Ccmp1984–a Harmful Bloom Algae.” Frontiers in Microbiology 9 (2018): 752. TRACE URL:

Moseley, Duncan H, Shelby E Stavretis, Komalavalli Thirunavukkuarasu, Mykhaylo Ozerov, Yongqiang Cheng, Luke L Daemen, Jonathan Ludwig, et al. “Spin–Phonon Couplings in Transition Metal Complexes with Slow Magnetic Relaxation.” Nature Communications 9, no. 1 (2018): 2572. TRACE URL:

Reynolds, Greg D, and Kelly C Roth. “The Development of Attentional Biases for Faces in Infancy: A Developmental Systems Perspective.” Frontiers in Psychology 9 (2018): 222. TRACE URL:

Shamblin, Jacob, Maximilian Heres, Haidong Zhou, Joshua Sangoro, Maik Lang, Joerg Neuefeind, JA Alonso, and Steven Johnston. “Experimental Evidence for Bipolaron Condensation as a Mechanism for the Metal-Insulator Transition in Rare-Earth Nickelates.” Nature Communications 9, no. 1 (2018): 86. TRACE URL:

Shen, Guangping, Songning Zhang, Hunter J Bennett, James C Martin, Scott E Crouter, and Eugene C Fitzhugh. “Effects of Knee Alignments and Toe Clip on Frontal Plane Knee Biomechanics in Cycling.” Journal of Sports Science & Medicine 17, no. 2 (2018): 312. TRACE URL:

Sun, Jian, Joshua S Fu, John B Drake, Qingzhao Zhu, Azzam Haidar, Mark Gates, Stanimire Tomov, and Jack Dongarra. “Computational Benefit of Gpu Optimization for the Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling.” Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 10, no. 8 (2018): 1952-69. TRACE URL:

Swenie, Rachel A, Timothy J Baroni, and P Brandon Matheny. “Six New Species and Reports of Hydnum (Cantharellales) from Eastern North America.” MycoKeys, no. 42 (2018): 35. TRACE URL:

Tan, Jiani, Joshua S Fu, Frank Dentener, Jian Sun, Louisa Emmons, Simone Tilmes, Johannes Flemming, et al. “Source Contributions to Sulfur and Nitrogen Deposition–an Htap Ii Multi-Model Study on Hemispheric Transport.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 16 (2018): 12223-40. TRACE URL:

Tan, Jiani, Joshua S Fu, Frank Dentener, Jian Sun, Louisa Emmons, Simone Tilmes, Kengo Sudo, et al. “Multi-Model Study of Htap Ii on Sulfur and Nitrogen Deposition.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 9 (2018): 6847-66. TRACE URL:

Yang, Da, Anna D Jennings, Evalynn Borrego, Scott T Retterer, and Jaan Männik. “Analysis of Factors Limiting Bacterial Growth in Pdms Mother Machine Devices.” Frontiers in microbiology 9 (2018): 871. TRACE URL:

Yang, Yiding, and Vitaly V Ganusov. “Kinetics of Hiv-Specific Ctl Responses Plays a Minimal Role in Determining Hiv Escape Dynamics.” Frontiers in Immunology 9 (2018): 140. TRACE URL:

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Alghazali, Karrer M., Steven D. Newby, Zeid A. Nima, Rabab N. Hamzah, Fumiya Watanabe, Shawn E. Bourdo, Thomas J. Masi, et al. “Functionalized Gold Nanorod Nanocomposite System to Modulate Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Neural-Like Progenitors.” Scientific Reports 7, no. 1 (2017/11/30 2017): 16654. URL:

Anderson, David G, Thaddeus G Bissett, Stephen J Yerka, Joshua J Wells, Eric C Kansa, Sarah W Kansa, Kelsey Noack Myers, R Carl DeMuth, and Devin A White. “Sea-Level Rise and Archaeological Site Destruction: An Example from the Southeastern United States Using Dinaa (Digital Index of North American Archaeology).” PloS ONE 12, no. 11 (2017): e0188142. TRACE URL:

Balachandran, Manasi, Richard J Giannone, David A Bemis, and Stephen A Kania. “Molecular Basis of Surface Anchored Protein a Deficiency in the Staphylococcus Aureus Strain Wood 46.” PloS ONE 12, no. 8 (2017): e0183913. TRACE URL:

Beckford, Ronique C, Sarah J Howard, Suchita Das, Abigail T Farmer, Shawn R Campagna, Jiali Yu, Robert L Hettich, Jeanna L Wilson, and Brynn H Voy. “Maternal Consumption of Fish Oil Programs Reduced Adiposity in Broiler Chicks.” Scientific Reports 7, no. 1 (2017): 13129. TRACE URL:

Bernard, Riley F, Emma V Willcox, Katy L Parise, Jeffrey T Foster, and Gary F McCracken. “White-Nose Syndrome Fungus, Pseudogymnoascus Destructans, on Bats Captured Emerging from Caves During Winter in the Southeastern United States.” BMC Zoology 2, no. 1 (2017): 12. TRACE URL:

Dulka, Brooke N, Allen K Bourdon, Catherine T Clinard, Mohan BK Muvvala, Shawn R Campagna, and Matthew A Cooper. “Metabolomics Reveals Distinct Neurochemical Profiles Associated with Stress Resilience.” Neurobiology of Stress 7 (2017): 103-12. TRACE URL:

England, Benjamin J, Jennifer R Brigati, and Elisabeth E Schussler. “Student Anxiety in Introductory Biology Classrooms: Perceptions About Active Learning and Persistence in the Major.” PloS ONE 12, no. 8 (2017): e0182506. TRACE URL:

Gainer, P Jackson, Helena L Pound, Alyse A Larkin, Gary R LeCleir, Jennifer M DeBruyn, Erik R Zinser, Zackary I Johnson, and Steven W Wilhelm. “Contrasting Seasonal Drivers of Virus Abundance and Production in the North Pacific Ocean.” PloS ONE 12, no. 9 (2017): e0184371. TRACE URL:

Johnson, Chelsea R, Reginald J Millwood, Yuhong Tang, Jiqing Gou, Robert W Sykes, Geoffrey B Turner, Mark F Davis, et al. “Field-Grown Mir156 Transgenic Switchgrass Reproduction, Yield, Global Gene Expression Analysis, and Bioconfinement.” Biotechnology for Biofuels 10, no. 1 (2017): 255. TRACE URL:

Johnson, Chelsea R, Reginald J Millwood, Zeng‐Yu Wang, and Charles N Stewart Jr. “Light and Temperature Effects on Mir156 Transgenic Switchgrass Flowering: A Simulated Latitudinal Study.” Plant Direct 1, no. 5 (2017): e00026. TRACE URL:

O’Neal, Kenneth R, Jun Hee Lee, Maeng-Suk Kim, Jamie L Manson, Zhenxian Liu, Randy S Fishman, and Janice L Musfeldt. “Competing Magnetostructural Phases in a Semiclassical System.” npj Quantum Materials 2, no. 1 (2017): 65. TRACE URL:

Qekwana, Daniel Nenene, Dikeledi Sebola, and James Wabwire Oguttu. “Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus Species Isolated from Cats Presented at a Veterinary Academic Hospital in South Africa.” BMC Veterinary Research 13, no. 1 (2017): 286. TRACE URL:

Sheffield, Sarah L, and Jennifer E Bauer. “Darwin Day in Deep Time: Promoting Evolutionary Science through Paleontology.” Evolution: Education and Outreach 10, no. 1 (2017): 10. TRACE URL:

Stough, Joshua MA, Xiangming Tang, Lauren E Krausfeldt, Morgan M Steffen, Guang Gao, Gregory L Boyer, and Steven W Wilhelm. “Molecular Prediction of Lytic Vs Lysogenic States for Microcystis Phage: Metatranscriptomic Evidence of Lysogeny During Large Bloom Events.” PloS ONE 12, no. 9 (2017): e0184146. TRACE URL:

Willis, Jonathan D, Joshua N Grant, Mitra Mazarei, Lindsey M Kline, Caroline S Rempe, A Grace Collins, Geoffrey B Turner, et al. “The Tceg1 Beetle (Tribolium Castaneum) Cellulase Produced in Transgenic Switchgrass Is Active at Alkaline Ph and Auto-Hydrolyzes Biomass for Increased Cellobiose Release.” Biotechnology for Biofuels 10, no. 1 (2017): 230. TRACE URL:

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Baldwin, Debora R, Kerry Towler, Michael D Oliver, and Subimal Datta. “An Examination of College Student Wellness: A Research and Liberal Arts Perspective.” Health Psychology Open 4, no. 2 (2017): 2055102917719563. TRACE URL:

Baxter, Holly L, Mitra Mazarei, Alexandru Dumitrache, Jace M Natzke, Miguel Rodriguez Jr, Jiqing Gou, Chunxiang Fu, et al. “Transgenic Mir156 Switchgrass in the Field: Growth, Recalcitrance and Rust Susceptibility.” Plant Biotechnology Journal 16, no. 1 (2018): 39-49. TRACE URL:

Connell, R Kent, Alix A Pfennigwerth, Aimee T Classen, and Charles Kwit. “Incorporating Redispersal Microsites into Myrmecochory in Eastern North American Forests.” Ecosphere 7, no. 9 (2016): e01456. TRACE URL:

DeBruyn, Jennifer M, David A Bevard, Michael E Essington, Julie Y McKnight, Sean M Schaeffer, Holly L Baxter, Mitra Mazarei, et al. “Field‐Grown Transgenic Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum L.) with Altered Lignin Does Not Affect Soil Chemistry, Microbiology, and Carbon Storage Potential.” GCB Bioenergy 9, no. 6 (2017): 1100-09. TRACE URL:

Dia, Vermont P, and Hari B Krishnan. “Bg-4, a Novel Anticancer Peptide from Bitter Gourd (Momordica Charantia), Promotes Apoptosis in Human Colon Cancer Cells.” Scientific Reports 6 (2016): 33532. TRACE URL:

Fairbrother, Jeffrey T, Phillip G Post, and Sam J Whalen. “Self-Reported Responses to Player Profile Questions Show Consistency with the Use of Complex Attentional Strategies by Expert Horseshoe Pitchers.” Frontiers in Psychology 7 (2016): 1028. TRACE URL:

Fernandez, Elias J, Vandna Gahlot, Celeste Rodriguez, and Jacob Amburn. “DNA‐Induced Unfolding of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor Α a/B Domain through Allostery.” FEBS Open Bio 7, no. 6 (2017): 854-64. TRACE URL:

Foy, Steven L, Victor Ray, and Ashley Hummel. “The Shade of a Criminal Record: Colorism, Incarceration, and External Racial Classification.” Socius 3 (2017): 2378023116689567. TRACE URL:

Grunenwald, Caroline M, Michelle Carstensen, Erik Hildebrand, Jacob Elam, Sauli Laaksonen, Antti Oksanen, and Richard W Gerhold. “Epidemiology of the Lymphatic-Dwelling Filarioid Nematode Rumenfilaria Andersoni in Free-Ranging Moose (Alces Alces) and Other Cervids of North America.” Parasites & Vectors 9, no. 1 (2016): 450. TRACE URL:

Henning, Jeremiah A, David J Weston, Dale A Pelletier, Collin M Timm, Sara S Jawdy, and Aimée T Classen. “Root Bacterial Endophytes Alter Plant Phenotype, but Not Physiology.” PeerJ 4 (2016): e2606. TRACE URL:

Hu, Sheng, Erick L Ribeiro, Seyyed Ali Davari, Mengkun Tian, Dibyendu Mukherjee, and Bamin Khomami. “Hybrid Nanocomposites of Nanostructured Co 3 O 4 Interfaced with Reduced/Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Oxides for Selective Improvements in Electrocatalytic and/or Supercapacitive Properties.” Rsc Advances 7, no. 53 (2017): 33166-76. TRACE URL:

Lin, Jingyu, Dan Wang, Xinlu Chen, Tobias G Köllner, Mitra Mazarei, Hong Guo, Vincent R Pantalone, et al. “An (E, E)‐Α‐Farnesene Synthase Gene of Soybean Has a Role in Defence against Nematodes and Is Involved in Synthesizing Insect‐Induced Volatiles.” Plant Biotechnology Journal 15, no. 4 (2017): 510-19. TRACE URL:

Ling, Ziwen, Christopher Cherry, John MacArthur, and Jonathan Weinert. “Differences of Cycling Experiences and Perceptions between E-Bike and Bicycle Users in the United States.” Sustainability 9, no. 9 (2017): 1662. TRACE URL:

Johnson, Jeremiah G, Jennifer A Gaddy, and Victor J DiRita. “The Pas Domain-Containing Protein Heur Regulates Heme Uptake in Campylobacter Jejuni.” mBio 7, no. 6 (2016): e01691-16. TRACE URL:

Johnson, Tylor J, Janette M Shank, and Jeremiah G Johnson. “Current and Potential Treatments for Reducing Campylobacter Colonization in Animal Hosts and Disease in Humans.” Frontiers in Microbiology 8 (2017): 487. TRACE URL:

Kennedy, Rebekah C, Russell R Fling, Michael S Robeson, Arnold M Saxton, Robert L Donnell, John L Darcy, David A Bemis, et al. “Temporal Development of Gut Microbiota in Triclocarban Exposed Pregnant and Neonatal Rats.” Scientific Reports 6 (2016): 33430. TRACE URL:

Letheren, Amanda, Stephanie Hill, Jeanmarie Salie, James Parkman, and Jiangang Chen. “A Little Bug with a Big Bite: Impact of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestations on Forest Ecosystems in the Eastern USA and Potential Control Strategies.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 14, no. 4 (2017): 438. TRACE URL:

Ma, Yuan‐Chun, Robert M Augé, Chao Dong, and Zong‐Ming Cheng. “Increased Salt Tolerance with Overexpression of Cation/Proton Antiporter 1 Genes: A Meta‐Analysis.” Plant Biotechnology Journal 15, no. 2 (2017): 162-73. TRACE URL:

Männik, Jaana, Matthew W Bailey, Jordan C O’Neill, and Jaan Männik. “Kinetics of Large-Scale Chromosomal Movement During Asymmetric Cell Division in Escherichia Coli.” PLoS Genetics 13, no. 2 (2017): e1006638. TRACE URL:

Manz, Katherine E, and Kimberly E Carter. “Extraction and Recovery of 2-Butoxyethanol from Aqueous Phases Containing High Saline Concentration.” Analytical Chemistry Research 9 (2016): 1-7. TRACE URL:

Ming, Fangfei, Daniel Mulugeta, Weisong Tu, Tyler S Smith, Paolo Vilmercati, Geunseop Lee, Ying-Tzu Huang, et al. “Hidden Phase in a Two-Dimensional Sn Layer Stabilized by Modulation Hole Doping.” Nature Communications 8 (2017): 14721. TRACE URL:

Moniruzzaman, Mohammad, Louie L Wurch, Harriet Alexander, Sonya T Dyhrman, Christopher J Gobler, and Steven W Wilhelm. “Virus-Host Relationships of Marine Single-Celled Eukaryotes Resolved from Metatranscriptomics.” Nature Communications 8 (2017): 16054. TRACE URL:

Moorhead, Leigh C, Lara Souza, Christopher W Habeck, Richard L Lindroth, and Aimée T Classen. “Small Mammal Activity Alters Plant Community Composition and Microbial Activity in an Old‐Field Ecosystem.” Ecosphere 8, no. 5 (2017): e01777. TRACE URL:

Mueller, Liam O, Lauren C Breza, Mark A Genung, Christian P Giardina, Nathan E Stone, Lindsay C Sidak‐Loftis, Joseph D Busch, et al. “Ecosystem Consequences of Plant Genetic Divergence with Colonization of New Habitat.” Ecosphere 8, no. 5 (2017): e01743. TRACE URL:

Niroomand, Hanieh, Dibyendu Mukherjee, and Bamin Khomami. “Tuning the Photoexcitation Response of Cyanobacterial Photosystem I Via Reconstitution into Proteoliposomes.” Scientific Reports 7, no. 1 (2017): 2492. TRACE URL:

Pfennigwerth, Alix A, Joseph K Bailey, and Jennifer A Schweitzer. “Trait Variation Along Elevation Gradients in a Dominant Woody Shrub Is Population-Specific and Driven by Plasticity.” AoB Plants 9, no. 4 (2017): plx027. TRACE URL:

Rempe, Caroline S, Kellie P Burris, Scott C Lenaghan, and C Neal Stewart Jr. “The Potential of Systems Biology to Discover Antibacterial Mechanisms of Plant Phenolics.” Frontiers in Microbiology 8 (2017): 422. TRACE URL:

Stough, Joshua, Stephen P Dearth, Joshua E Denny, Gary R LeCleir, Nathan W Schmidt, Shawn R Campagna, and Steven W Wilhelm. “Functional Characteristics of the Gut Microbiome in C57bl/6 Mice Differentially Susceptible to Plasmodium Yoelii.” Frontiers in Microbiology 7 (2016): 1520. TRACE URL:

Sun, Jian, Joshua S Fu, John Drake, Jean‐Francois Lamarque, Simone Tilmes, and Francis Vitt. “Improvement of the Prediction of Surface Ozone Concentration over Conterminous Us by a Computationally Efficient Second‐Order R Osenbrock Solver in Cam 4‐C Hem.” Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 9, no. 1 (2017): 482-500. TRACE URL:

Smith, Delores E. “Homophobic and Transphobic Violence against Youth: The Jamaican Context.” International Journal of Adolescence and Youth 23, no. 2 (2018): 250-58. TRACE URL:

Wang, Jiaqi, and Seungha Shin. “Sintering of Multiple Cu–Ag Core–Shell Nanoparticles and Properties of Nanoparticle-Sintered Structures.” RSC Advances 7, no. 35 (2017): 21607-17. TRACE URL:

Wilhelm, Steven, Jordan Bird, Kyle Bonifer, Benjamin Calfee, Tian Chen, Samantha Coy, P Gainer, et al. “A Student’s Guide to Giant Viruses Infecting Small Eukaryotes: From Acanthamoeba to Zooxanthellae.” Viruses 9, no. 3 (2017): 46. TRACE URL:

Willis, Jonathan Duran, James Smith, Mitra Mazarei, JiYi Zhang, Geoffrey Turner, Stephen R Decker, Robert Sykes, et al. “Downregulation of the Udp-Arabinomutase Gene in Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum L.) Results in Increased Cell Wall Lignin While Reducing Arabinose-Glycans.” Frontiers in Plant Science 7 (2016): 1580. TRACE URL:

Yamagata-Lynch, Lisa C, Anne L Skutnik, Erin Garty, and Jaewoo Do. “Interactionist Qualitative Research as a Semiotic Mediation Activity.” Sage Open 6, no. 3 (2016): 2158244016666889. TRACE URL:

Yamagata-Lynch, Lisa C, Jaewoo Do, Deepa Deshpande, Anne L Skutnik, Brenda K Murphy, and Erin Garty. “Narrative Inquiry with Activity Systems: A Story About Net Neutrality.” International Journal of Qualitative Methods 16, no. 1 (2017): 1609406917704352. TRACE URL:

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