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Research Abstracts Involving Graduate Students

 

Adatia N, Singh VK., Sargentini NJ; Is the nadR Gene Co-Regulated with serB and radA in Escherichia coli? Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Alviar AF, Fleschner CR, Stuart MK; Fragmented Forms of Galectin Related Inter-fiber Protein Are Uniquely Associated with the Water Insoluble Membrane Fraction of Normal Rat Lens; 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology; Washington, DC; December 1-5, 2007

 

Bubel J, Hovorka MS, Middlemas DS; Expression of TrkB in Neuronal Maturation in Newborn Cells and More Mature Neurons; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Carpenter K, Squire M, Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton WL; Interstitial PO2 Kinetics during Contractions in Rat Skeletal Muscle; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S311; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.

 

Castille DL, Sargentini NJ; Gene Expression in X-Irradiated Escherichia coli; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Dood KP, Geisbuhler TP; The Effect of Hawthorn Extract on Coronary Flow; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Gaffney J, Theobald RJ, Chang Y; Calcium Flux in Urinary Bladder Smooth Muscle Cells; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Giacchi CE, Paddock, MT, Ware AM, Sexton WL; Impact of Diabetes on Microvascular PO2 and Tension Development in the Rat Diaphragm; Med Sci Sports Exercise 38 (Suppl 5): S223, 2006; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Denver, Colorado; May 31 - June 3, 2006.

Giacchi CE, Paddock MT, Ware AM, Sexton WL. Microvascular PO2 On-Kinetics and Tension Development in the Rat Diaphragm. Central States Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine, October, 2005.

Grant D, Ricks M, Ware A, Sexton WL. Inhibition of Nitric Oxide Synthase Accelerates Microvascular PO2 On-Kinetics in Rat Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle. Med Sci Sports Exercise 37 (Suppl 5): S361, 2005.

Ewing D, Hovorka MS, Klatt E, Piel E, Middlemas DS; The Effect of Chronic Antidepressant Treatment on Neurogenesis in a Juvenile Rat Model; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Hovorka MS, Ewing DE, Middlemas DS; Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy at KCOM; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Hovorka MS, Uray NJ; Anatomical Variation in Medical Student Cadaver Labs: a Survey of One Year's Cadavers; Poster presented at the American Association of Anatomists/Experimental Biology 2009; New Orleans, LA; April 18-22, 2009.

Hovorka MS, Uray NJ; Evidence of Microscopic Clusters of Neuronal Cell Bodies along the Spinal Accessory Nerve; Poster presented at the American Association of Anatomists/Experimental Biology 2009; New Orleans, LA; April 18-22, 2009.

Ignash S, Theobald Jr. R; Urodynamic Responses of Juvenile and Adult Cats to Nitric Oxide Donor Administration; Experimental Biology 2009: Translational Medical Research Symposia; New Orkeans, LA; April 18 - 22, 2009.

 

Inoue A, Harpenau CM, Chamberlain NR, Johnson JC, Jadoon-Khamash E, Noll DR; The Immediate Effects of the Splenic Pump on Serum Level of C-reactive Protein in Normal Adults; Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 106(8):474-475, 2006; American Osteopathic Association Annual Convention & Scientific Seminar; Las Vegas, NV; October 15-19, 2006.

Keeslar EL, Engelbrecht M, C.J. Harp and W.L. Sexton.  Cocaine Does Not Alter Microvascular PO2 On-kinetics in Rat Hindlimb Skeletal Muscle.  Med Sci Sports Exercise 41 (Suppl 5): S281, 2009; Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Seattle, WA; May 27-30, 2009.

Kuhlmann GM, Grant D, Ricks M, Maiorano CA, Sexton WL. Frequency-Dependent Changes in Microvascular PO2 (PO2m) and Muscle Force Production in the Rat Extensor Digitorum Longus (EDL) Muscle. Med Sci Sports Exercise 36: S119, 2004. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; Indianapolis, IN; June 1-5, 2004.

Lee B, Millman GW, Turin EC , Carlson CG, Samadi A; The Potential Influence of NF-kappaB Down Regulation on the Activity of the PI3/AkT Pathway in Dystrophic (mdx) Skeletal Muscle; 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology; Washington, DC; December 1-5 2007

 

Losee J, Smith TJ, Sexton WL. Influence of Fluvastatin Treatment on Skeletal Muscle Contractile Function and Blood Flow in the Rat. (poster presentation). 57th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in Baltimore, MD. June 1-5, 2010. Med Sci Sports Exercise 42 (Suppl 5): S92, June 1-5, 2010.

McManus SP, Martin JR. Modulation of Cholinergic Nerve Transmission by Cannabinoid CB1 Receptors in the Posterior Hypothalamic Nucleus (PHN) of the Rat. Society for Neuroscience Program No. 623.8. 2004 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2004.
Martin JR, McManus SP. Evidence that Multiple Presynaptic and Postsynaptic Cannabinoid (Cb) Receptors Modify Cholinergic Neurotransmission in the Posterior Hypothalamic Nucleus (PHN) of the Rat. Program No. 272.2. 2005 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2005.
Millman GW, Turin EC, Samadi A, Carlson CG; The NF-kappaB Pathway in Dystrophic (mdx) Skeletal Muscle Produces Elevated Active p65 in the Nuclear Compartment Without Altering the Subcellular Distribution of the Transcription Factor;  47th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology; Washington, DC; December 1-5 2007

Miranda DG, Kuhlmann GM, Sexton WL. Aging Slows Microvascular PO2 Kinetics in the Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle of Fischer 344 Rats. Med Sci Sports Exercise 35 (Suppl): S336, 2003. American College of Sports Medicine meetings; San Francisco, CA; May 31, 2003.

Mont MR, Geisbuhler TP; Resting Ca2+ influx does not Contribute to Anoxia-Induced Cell Death in Adult Rat Cardiac Myocytes. J Mol Cell Cardiol 37: 863 (#152); 2005.

Moscardelli VL, Geisbuhler TP; Hawthorn Extract is not Cardioprotective in an Anoxic Cardiomyocyte Preparation. FASEB J 21: 2007.
Murphy TL, Stuart MK; Characterization of Monoclonal Antibodies to Elongation Factor-1a by Peptide Mapping; Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; November 17-20, 2002
Newey CR, Martin JR. Carbachol (CCh) Microinjection into the Posterior Hypothalamic Nucleus (PHN) of Awake Rats Increases Baroreceptor Reflex (BR) Sensitivity via Arginine Vasopressin (AVP). 2005 Experimental Biology meeting abstracts. The FASEB Journal 19, Abstract #915.8, 2005.
Paddock MT, Giacchi CE, Ware AM, Sexton WL; Impact of Diabetes on Microvascular PO2 and Tension in Rat Extensor Digitorum Longus (EDL) Muscle; Med Sci Sports Exercise 38 (Suppl 5): S222, 2006; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Denver, Colorado; May 31 - June 3, 2006.
Paddock MT, Giacchi CE, Ware AM, Sexton WL. Impact of Diabetes on Microvascular PO2 and Tension in Rat Skeletal Muscle. Central States Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine, October 2005.
Parker JD, Taylor MG, Sexton WL, Nichols TM, Murahata RI. Effect of pH, Citrate, and EDTA on Pancreatic Lipase Activity in Vitro. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2010;110(1):31
Polisiakiewicz LT, Singh R, Millman GW, Samadi A, Carlson CG; An Examination of the Role of the Nuclear Factor-kappaB Cell Signaling Pathway in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy; 112th Annual American Osteopathic Association Convention and Scientific Seminar; San Diego, CA; September 30 – October 4, 2007
Richardson NC, Sargentini NJ, Singh VK, Stuart MK; Production of Monoclonal Antibodies to the Escherichia coli DNA Repair Protein, RadA/Sms; American Society for Microbiology General Meeting; San Diego, CA; May 23-17, 2010
Ricks M, Grant D, Ware A, Giacchi C, Sexton WL. Impact of Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibition on Microvascular PO2 Off-Kinetics in Rat Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle. Med Sci Sports Exercise 37 (Suppl 5): S362, 2005.

Sexton WL, Carpenter K, Squire M, Valeja N, Wessner M, Giacchi C; Interaction of femoral artery ligation and exercise training on microvascular PO2 in rat soleus muscle; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Sexton WL, Kuhlmann GM, Maiorano CP, Poole DC, Kindig CA. Chronic Prazosin Treatment Does Not Alter Microvascular PO2 Kinetics in Contracting Rat EDL Muscle. FASEB J (Abstract Part II) 17, 2003

Sexton WL, Lynch A, Maiorano C. Exercise Training Slows Microvascular PO2 (PO2m) On-Kinetics in Rat Skeletal Muscle. Med Sci Sports Exercise 36: S232, 2004. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; Indianapolis, IN; June 1-5, 2004.
Sexton WL, Miranda DG, Yang Q. Microvascular PO2 Kinetics in the Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle of SHR and WKY Rats. Med Sci Sports Exercise 35 (Suppl): S336, 2003. American College of Sports Medicine meetings; San Francisco, CA; May 31, 2003.

Shapiro JA, Nguyen V, Chamberlain, NR; Survival of Planktonic and Sessile Staphylococcus epidermidis Cultures Treated with Levofloxacin; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Singh K, Singh VK; Significance of Four Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases in Staphylococcus aureus; American Society for Microbiology General Meeting; San Diego, CA; May 23-17, 2010

Singh VK, Singh K; Physiological Characterization of the LytM Protein in Staphylococcus aureus; American Society for Microbiology General Meeting; San Diego, CA; May 23-17, 2010.

 

Smith TJ, Quinn N, Losee JT, Sexton WL; Impact of Diabetes on Microvascular PO2 and Blood Flow during Contractions in Rat Skeletal Muscle; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Smith TJ, Sexton WL. Contractile Function during Acute Ischemia and Reperfusion in Rat Skeletal Muscle. (poster presentation). 57th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in Baltimore, MD. June 1-5, 2010. Med Sci Sports Exercise 42 (Suppl 5): S263, 2010.

Squire M, Giacchi C, Carpenter K, Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton WL; Microvascular PO2 Kinetics in Hindlimb Skeletal Muscle of Obese Diabetic Zucker Rats; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S266; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.
Syring ML, Gosu P, Singh K, Singh VK; The Impact of DnaK Heat Shock System in Stress Tolerance of Staphylococcus aureus is Independent of SigB; 109th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; Philadelphia, PA; May 17-21, 2009
Teal KM, Baer RW; Melanoma Migratory Behaviour is Modulated by ET-1 and the rho Family Small GTPases; The American Society for Cell Biology 48th Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA; December 13 - 17, 2008.
Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton PS, Sexton WL; VEGF Expression in Skeletal Muscles of the Rat Hindlimb after Voluntary Running; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S458; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.
Van Meter KE, Stuart MK; Evaluation of Commercial Protein Transduction Reagents for Use in an Insect Cell Line; Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting;  Salt Lake City, UT; November 14-17, 2004
Ware AM, Giacchi CE, Paddock MT, Sexton WL; Impact of Diabetes and Dobutamine Infusion on Microvascular PO2 in the Rat Ventricular Myocardium; Med Sci Sports Exercise 38 (Suppl 5): S221, 2006; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Denver, Colorado; May 31 - June 3, 2006.
Wessner M, Valeja N, Sexton PS, Sexton WL; Impact of Diabetes on VEGF Levels in Rat Hindlimb Skeletal Muscle, Diaphragm, and Ventricle; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S458; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.

Wilson CL, Baer RW; The Role of Caspase-8 in Basal and Stimulated Melanoma Migration; 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology; Philadelphia, PA; December 11-15, 2010.

 

Whitman JK, Fleschner CR, Stuart MK; Isolation of a Ganglioside Unique to the Water-Insoluble Fraction of Ocular Lens; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting; Fort Lauderdale, FL; May 2-6, 2010.

 

Worthington BD, Sexton WL, Peterson DF. Regional Distribution of Cardiac Output During Post-exercise Hypotension in the Rat. (slide presentation). 57th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in Baltimore, MD. June 1-5, 2010. Med Sci Sports Exercise 42 (Suppl 5): S534, 2010.

 

Worthington BD, Peterson FD; A Cool Down Period after a Bout of Dynamic Exercise does not Attenuate PEH in Treadmill Trained Rats; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

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