Scholarly articles, presentations, posters, books and book chapters from faculty in St. John Fisher College's Biology Program.

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Submissions from 2017

Effects of endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure on zebrafish ovarian follicles, Josephine D'Angelo and Edward A. Freeman

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Development of a Low-Cost Platform for 3D Bioprinting Applications, Anthony Emanuel and Fernando Ontiveros (Ontiveros-Llamas)

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Understanding the Impact of State & Federal Aid on the Catholic Identity of Colleges and Universities in New York State, Fernando Ontiveros (Ontiveros-Llamas)

Submissions from 2016

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Use of a UAV for Water Sampling to Assist Remote Sensing of Bacterial Flora in Freshwater Environments, Dylan Cornell, Maryann Herman, and Fernando Ontiveros

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Implementation and Assessment of Student-Made Microfluidic Devices in the General Chemistry Laboratory, Kermin Martínez-Hernández, Nahyr Rovira-Figueroa, and Fernando Ontiveros (Ontiveros-Llamas)

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A Novel Caloric Restriction-Like Mimetic Affects Longevity in Yeast by Reprogramming Core Metabolic Pathways, Jonathan I. Millen, Gregory Tombline, Bogdan Polevoda, Matan Rapaport, Bonnie Baxter, Andy Cannon, and David S. Goldfarb

The effect of Cinnamomum cassia on human and plant pathogens compared to known effective antibiotics, David Monin, Shane Breznak, and Maryann Herman

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Microbial Sampling of Major Bodies of Water in Rochester, NY, Laura Moore, Daniel Zimmerman, J. A. Concha, N. Raqueño, Fernando Ontiveros, and Maryann Herman

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Ultra-thin Microfluidic Devices Built via Thermal Lamination, Fernando Ontiveros and J Ryan McDowell

A Meta-study of Common Plant Biology Misconceptions Beyond Photosynthesis and Respiration, April N. Wynn, Elizabeth E. Rueschhoff, Kathleen Archer, Irvin Pan, and Maryann Herman

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Building a Freshwater Bacterial Flora Database for Remote Sensing Applications, Daniel Zimmerman, Laura Moore, J. A. Concha, N. Raqueño, Maryann Herman, and Fernando Ontiveros

Submissions from 2015

Development of Inquiry-Based Lab Activities with Pathogens of Wisconsin Fast Plants, Madeleine R. Adolf and Maryann Herman

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King Penguins Can Detect Two Odours Associated with Conspecifics, Gregory B. Cunningham and Francesco Bonadonna

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Characterization of Staphylococcus Aureus Isolated from the Nasal Cavity Flora of Nursing Majors, Jennifer Rath, Breanna Christmas, Kristin F. Picardo, and Theresa Westbay

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Potential Use of Basil and Lemongrass Essential Oils Against Human Bacterial Pathogens, Mary Riley, Jeremy Martell, and Maryann Herman

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Multi-Year Analysis of Microbial Populations in the Rochester-Lake Ontario Embayment, Daniel Zimmerman, Laura Moore, Joseph Dora, J. A. Concha, N. Raqueno, Maryann Herman, and Fernando Ontiveros

Submissions from 2014

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Remote Sensing of Freshwater Bacterial Populations Using Spectral Analysis of Satellite Imagery, John J. Crean, Steven Maisto, J. A. Concha, N. Raqueño, J. R. Schott, Maryann Herman, and Fernando Ontiveros

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Student Self-Screening for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Nasal Colonization in Hand Hygiene Education, Tia Lum, Kristin F. Picardo, Theresa Westbay, Amber Barnello, Lynn Fine, and Jill Lavigne

Submissions from 2013

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What Undergraduates in Biology Don't Know About Plant Structure and Growth, Kathleen Archer, Maryann Herman, Grace Miller, Laura Olsen, and Jodie Ramsay

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Semen-Derived Enhancer of Viral Infection (SEVI) Binds Bacteria, Enhances Bacterial Phagocytosis by Macrophages, and Can Protect against Vaginal Infection by a Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Pathogen, David Easterhoff, Fernando Ontiveros (Ontiveros-Llamas), Lauren R. Brooks, Yoel Kim, Brittany Ross, Jharon N. Silva, Joanna S. Olsen, Changyong Feng, Dwight J. Hardy, Paul M. Dunman, and Stephen Dewhurst

Submissions from 2012

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Responses of common diving petrel chicks (Pelecanoides urinatrix) to burrow and colony specific odours in a simple wind tunnel, Gregory B. Cunningham, Richard W. Van Buskirk, Mark J. Hodges, and Gabrielle A. Nevill

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Stress hormone in White-throated sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis) is not influenced by the cleanliness of a cotton bag, Nidun Daniel and Gregory B. Cunningham

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The Design and Implementation of a Career Orientation Course for Undergraduate Majors, Edward A. Freeman

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Fighting for Their Lives: Plants and Pathogens, Maryann Herman and Mary Williams

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Drag Reduction in Wave-Swept Macroalgae: Alternative Strategies and New Predictions, Patrick T. Martone, Laurie Kost, and Michael L. Boller

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The Isolation and Identification of a Causative Agent of the Feather Disorder Found in African Penguins (Spheniscus demersus), Stephen Mele, Kristin F. Picardo, Gregory B. Cunningham, and Daryl D. Hurd

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Transient hypercapnia reveals an underlying cerebrovascular pathology in a murine model for HIV-1 associated neuroinflammation: role of NO-cGMP signaling and normalization by inhibition of cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase-5, Jharon Silva, Oksana Polesskaya, Walter Knight, Johnny Ting Zheng, Megan Granger, Tenée Lopez, Fernando Ontiveros, Changyong Feng, Chen Yan, Karl A. Kasischke, and Stephen Dewhurst

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Isolation and Identification of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacterial Samples from Lake Ontario, Aaron N. Spacher and Maryann Herman

Submissions from 2011

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Utilizing Service-Learning in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory: Soil and Water Analysis in Rochester, New York, Kimberly D. Chichester, Irene Kimaru, Lynn Donahue, and Maryann Herman

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Evidence for olfactory learning in procellariiform seabird chicks, Gregory B. Cunningham and Gabrielle A. Nevitt

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Generating interest in Plant Biology among predominantly pre-med undergraduates using a popular science novel, Maryann Herman

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Determination of Lead in Soil and Phytoremediation Trials, Erin Semple, Kimberly D. Chichester, Maryann Herman, Irene Kimaru, and Cara Patrick

Submissions from 2010

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The Fox in the Henhouse: Responses of Chickens (Gallus domesticus) to the Scent of a Predator, Andrew C. Alba and Gregory B. Cunningham

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Utilizing Service Learning in the Analytical Chemistry Classroom, Kimberly D. Chichester, Colleen Dugan, Amanda Lewis, Maryann Herman, and Irene Kimaru

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Tuning a nose to forage: Evidence for olfactory learning in a procellariiform seabird chicks, Gregory B. Cunningham and Gabrielle A. Nevitt

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Developing Information Literacy Skills Early in an Undergraduate Curriculum, Edward A. Freeman and Eileen Lynd-Balta

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Regulation of renal proximal tubule Na-K-ATPase by prostaglandins, Maryann Herman, Trivikram Rajkhowa, Facundo Cutuli, James E. Springate, and Mary Taub

Submissions from 2009

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Further studies investigating the behavioral responses of African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) to olfactory stimuli, Gregory B. Cunningham and Venessa Strauss

Submissions from 2008

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Induction of Plant Defense Gene Expression by Plant Activators and Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato in Greenhouse-Grown Tomatoes, Maryann Herman, J. K. Davidson, and C. D. Smart

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A Microcosm of the Biomedical Research Experience for Upper-level Undergraduates, Daryl D. Hurd

Submissions from 2007

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Bisphenol A Exposure In Utero Disrupts Early Oogenesis in the Mouse, Martha Susiarjo, Terry J. Hassold, Edward A. Freeman, and Patricia A. Hunt

Submissions from 2006

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Behavioural Responses of Blue Petrel Chicks (Halobaena Caerulea) to Food-Related and Novel Odours in a Simple Wind Tunnel, Gregory B. Cunningham, Richard W. Van Buskirk, Mark J. Hodges, Henri Weimerskirch, and Gabrielle A. Nevitt

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Using Literature and Innovative Assessments to Ignite Interest and Cultivate Critical Thinking Skills in an Undergraduate Neuroscience Course, Eileen Lynd-Balta

Books from 2002

Towards a Theology of Science, Donald Lococo

Submissions from 1984

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An ultrastructural study of transmitting tissue development in the pistil of Lilium Leucanthum, Stanley R. Gawlik