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TAMU Biology implements Open-Source textbooks

TAMU Biology and TAMU Libraries have teamed up to give some much needed relief for introductory biology students needing to buy textbooks. By working with OpenStax, open-sourced material is now being used for introductory […]

Graduate Student Spotlight: Patrick Suess

This month’s Graduate Student Spotlight highlights Patrick Suess. A student in the Gomer Lab, Patrick studies the signalling function of inorganic polyphosphate in the eukaryote Dictyostelium and in human immune cells. […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Dulin

This month’s Faculty Spotlight highlights Dr. Jennifer Dulin ’05.  A former Aggie (Biochemistry) and current Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology, Dr. Dulin studies the pathophysiology of spinal cord injuries and potential new therapies […]

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Recent Publications

Manson MD (ed) (2018) Bacterial chemosensing: methods in molecular biology, vol 1729. Springer, New York. doi:http://www.springer.com/la/book/9781493975761

Conversion of Norepinephrine to 3,4-Dihdroxymandelic Acid in Escherichia coli Requires the QseBC Quorum-Sensing System and the FeaR Transcription Factor. Pasupuleti S, Sule N, Manson MD, Jayaraman A. J Bacteriol. 2017 Dec 5;200(1). pii: e00564-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00564-1. doi:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29125461

Chemotaxis to self-generated AI-2 promotes biofilm formation in Escherichia coli. Jani S, Seely AL, Peabody V GL, Jayaraman A, Manson MD. Microbiology. 2017 Nov 9. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000567. doi:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29125461

The Norepinephrine Metabolite 3,4-Dihydroxymandelic Acid Is Produced by the Commensal Microbiota and Promotes Chemotaxis and Virulence Gene Expression in Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Sule N, Pasupuleti S, Kohli N, Menon R, Dangott LJ, Manson MD, Jayaraman A. Infect Immun. 2017 Sep 20;85(10). pii: e00431-17. doi:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28717028

Hinze, L. L., Hulse-Kemp, A., Wilson, I. W., Qian-Hao, Z., Llewellyn, D. J., Taylor, J. M., A. Pepper, . . . Hague, S. (2017). Diversity analysis of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) germplasm using the CottonSNP63K array. BMC Plant Biology, 17 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12870-017-0981-y

Ira F. Greenbaum, Scott E. Chirhart, Mindy L. Walker, and Rodney L. Honeycutt. (2017) Molecular phylogenetics of western deer mice (Peromyscus): Taxonomic and biogeographic implications. The Southwestern Naturalist 62 (2), 129-137. http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1894/0038-4909-62.2.129

Hancock ZB, Goeke JA, Wicksten MK (2017) A sea anemone of many names: a review of the taxonomy and distribution of the invasive actiniarian Diadumene lineata (Diadumenidae), with records of its reappearance on the Texas coast. ZooKeys 706: 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.706.19848

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