Publications from 2020


Use of Visual Surveys and Radiotelemetry Reveals Sources of Detection Bias for a Cryptic Snake at Low Densities, Scott M. Boback, Melia G. Nafus, Amy A. Yackel Adams, and Robert N. Reed


Behavior, Size, and Body Condition Predict Susceptibility to Management and Reflect Post-Treatment Frequency Shifts in an Invasive Snake, Melia G. Nafus, Amy A. Yackel Adams, Scott M. Boback, Shane R. Siers, and Robert N. Reed

In utero Development of Fetal Breathing Movements in C57BL6 Mice, Mary (Missy) M. Niblock, Alanis Perez, Shahar Broitman, Brigitte Jacoby, Elana Aviv, and Sydney Gilkey

Publications from 2019


Legacy of Multiple Stressors: Responses of Gastropod Larvae and Juveniles to Ocean Acidification and Nutrition, Samuel Neill Bogan, Julia Brumbaugh McMahon, J.A. Pechenik, and Anthony Pires


Genomic Basis of Convergent Island Phenotypes in Boa Constrictors, Daren C. Card, Richard H. Adams, Drew R. Schield, Blair W. Perry, Andrew B. Corbin, Giulia I.M. Pasquesi, Kristopher Row, Melissa J. Van Kleeck, Juan M. Daza, Warren Booth, Chad E. Montgomery, Scott M. Boback, and Todd A. Castoe

Impact of Ocean Acidification on Growth, Onset of Competence, and Perception of Cues for Metamorphosis in Larvae of the Slippershell Snail, Crepidula fornicata, J.A. Pechenik, Anthony Pires, J. Trudel, M. Levy, T. Dooley, A. Resnikoff, and R.E. Taylor

Environmental Controls on Microbial Diversity in Arctic Lakes of West Greenland, Dana J. Somers, Kristin E. Strock, and Jasmine E. Saros

Publications from 2018


SELEX and SHAPE Reveal that Sequence Motifs and an Extended Hairpin in the 5' Portion of Turnip Crinkle Virus Satellite RNA C Mediate Fitness in Plants, Charlie F. Bayne, Max E. Widawski, Feng Gao, Mohammed H. Masab, Maitreyi Chattopadhyay, Allison M. Murawski, Robert M. Sansevere, Bryan D. Lerner, Rinaldys J. Castillo, Trevor Griesman, Jiantao Fu, Jennifer K. Hibben, Alma D. Garcia-Perez, Anne E. Simon, and David B. Kushner

Toxic, Invasive Treefrog Creates Evolutionary Trap for Native Gartersnakes, Scott M. Goetz, Craig Guyer, Scott M. Boback, and Christina M. Romagosa


Host Range of the Invasive Tomato Pest Tuta absoluta Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) on Solanaceous Crops and Weeds in Tanzania, Jason D. Smith, Thomas Dubois, Raphael Mallogo, Efrem-Fred Njau, Steven Tua, and Ramasamy Srinivasan

Publications from 2017


Twenty-First Century Climate Change and Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in a Temperate Estuary: The Case of Chesapeake Bay, Thomas M. Arnold, Richard C. Zimmerman, Katharina A. M. Engelhardt, and J. Court Stevenson

Topical Vanadate Enhances the Repair of Median Laparotomy Incisions, Sprague W. Hazard, III; Charles F. Zwemer; Donald R. Mackay; Srinivas V. Koduru; Dino J. Ravnic; and H. Paul Ehrlich

Plants Are Not Sitting Ducks: Teaching Modules on Plant Biochemical Interactions With Insects, Jason D. Smith and Rupesh R. Kariyat


Differential Disease Susceptibilities in Experimentally Reptarenavirus-Infected Boa Constrictors and Ball Pythons, Mark D. Stenglein, David Sanchez-Migallon Guzman, Valentina E. Garcia, Marylee L. Layton, Laura L. Hoon-Hanks, Scott M. Boback, M. Kevin Keel, Tracy Drazenovich, Michelle G. Hawkins, and Joseph L. DeRisi

Publications from 2016


Supersize Me: Remains of Three White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in an Invasive Burmese Python (Python molurus bivittatus) in Florida, Scott M. Boback, Ray W. Snow, Teresa Hsu, Suzanne C. Peurach, Carla J. Dove, and Robert N. Reed

Phylogeographic and Population Genetic Analyses Reveal Multiple Species of Boa and Independent Origins of Insular Dwarfism, Daren C. Card, Drew R. Schield, Richard H. Adams, Andrew B. Corbin, Blair W. Perry, Audra L. Andrew, Giulia I.M. Pasquesi, Eric N. Smith, Tereza Jezkova, Scott M. Boback, Warren Booth, and Todd A. Castoe


Glucosinolates from Host Plants Influence Growth of the Parasitic Plant Cuscuta gronovii and Its Susceptibility to Aphid Feeding, Jason D. Smith, Melkamu G. Woldemariam, Mark C. Mescher, Georg Jander, and Consuelo M. De Moraes

Publications from 2015


Snake Constriction Rapidly Induces Circulatory Arrest in Rats, Scott M. Boback, Katelyn J. McCann, Kevin A. Wood, Patrick M. McNeal, Emmett L. Blankenship, and Charles F. Zwemer

Rapid Evolution of in vivo-Selected Sequences and Structures Replacing 20% of a Subviral RNA, Allison M. Murawski, Johnathan L. Nieves, Maitreyi Chattopadhyay, Megan Y. Young, Christine Szarko, Holleh F. Tajalli, Tareq Azad, Nina B. Jean-Jacques, Anne E. Simon, and David B. Kushner

Carotenoid Composition of Colorful Body Stripes and Patches in the Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) and Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys scripta), John E. Steffen, Kyle M. Learn, Jonathan S. Drumheller, Scott M. Boback, and Kevin J. McGraw


Packed Red Blood Cells Are an Abundant and Proximate Potential Source of Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibition, Charles F. Zwemer, Robertson D. Davenport, Juan Gomez-Espina, Elisa Blanco-Gonzalez, Steven E. Whitesall, and Louis G. D'Alecy

Publications from 2014


Impacts of Groundwater Discharge at Myora Springs (North Stradbroke Island, Australia) on the Phenolic Metabolism of Eelgrass, Zostera muelleri, and Grazing by the Juvenile Rabbitfish, Siganus fuscescens, Thomas M. Arnold, Grace Freundlich, Taylor Weilnau, Arielle Verdi, and Ian R. Tibbetts

Ebola, Michael D. Beevers, Marie Helweg-Larsen, and John Henson

Carlisle’s Future: Balancing Environmental and Economic Concerns, George Pomeroy, Kirk Stoner, Nathan Wolf, and John Henson

Publications from 2012

A Developmental Staging Series for the African House Snake, Boaedon (Lamprophis) fuliginosus, Scott M. Boback, Eric K. Dichter, and Hemlata L. Mistry

Snake Modulates Constriction in Response to Prey's Heartbeat, Scott M. Boback, Allison E. Hall, Katelyn J. McCann, Amanda W. Hayes, Jeffrey S. Forrester, and Charles F. Zwemer

Divergence in Morphology, But Not Habitat Use, Despite Low Genetic Differentiation Among Insular Populations of the Lizard Anolis lemurinus in Honduras, Michael L. Logan, Chad E. Montgomery, Scott M. Boback, Robert N. Reed, and Jonathan A. Campbell

Publications from 2011

Spatial Dynamics of Body Size Frequency Distributions for North American Squamates, Christian L. Cox, Scott M. Boback, and Craig Guyer

Cnemidophorus lemniscatus (Squamata: Teiidae) on Cayo Cochino Pequeño, Honduras: Extent of Island Occupancy, Natural History, and Conservation Status, Chad E. Montgomery, Scott M. Boback, Stephen E. W. Green, Mark A. Paulissen, and James M. Walker

Publications from 2010

Variation in Color and Color Change in Island and Mainland Boas (Boa constrictor), Scott M. Boback and Lynn M. Siefferman

Publications from 2009


Structural Plasticity and Rapid Evolution in a Viral RNA Revealed by In Vivo Genetic Selection, Rong Guo, Wai Lin, Jiuchun Zhang, Anne E. Simon, and David B. Kushner

The Effect of Body Size on Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) Survival, Recapture Probability, and Behavior in an Alabama Swamp., David N. Koons, Roger D. Birkhead, Scott M. Boback, Matthew I. Williams, and Matthew P. Greene

Publications from 2008


A Test of Reproductive Power in Snakes, Scott M. Boback and Craig Guyer

Publications from 2007

Body Size and Head Shape of Island Boa constrictor in Belize: Environmental Versus Genetic Contributions, Scott M. Boback and D. Mark Carpenter

Cooking and Grinding Reduces the Cost of Meat Digestion, Scott M. Boback, Christian L. Cox, Brian D. Ott, Rachel Carmody, Richard R. Wrangham, and Stephen M. Secor

Distribution, Habitat, Size, and Color Pattern of Cnemidophorus Lemniscatus (Sauria: Teiidae) on Cayo Cochino Pequeño, Honduras, Chad E. Montgomery, Robert N. Reed, Hayley J. Shaw, Scott M. Boback, and James M. Walker

Ecology and Conservation of an Exploited Insular Population of Boa constrictor (Squamata: Biodae) on the Cayos Cochinos, Honduras., Robert N. Reed, Scott M. Boback, Chad E. Montgomery, Steven Green, Zoe Stevens, and Daniel Watson

Publications from 2006

A Morphometric Comparison of Island and Mainland Boas (Boa Constrictor) in Belize, Scott M. Boback

Publications from 2005

Natural History and Conservation of Island Boas (Boa constrictor) in Belize, Scott M. Boback

Publications from 2004

The Cottonmouth Condo: A Novel Venomous Snake Transport Device, Roger D. Birkhead, Matthew I. Williams, Scott M. Boback, and Matthew P. Greene

Publications from 2003

Body Size Evolution in Snakes: Evidence from Island Populations, Scott M. Boback

Empirical Evidence for an Optimal Body Size in Snakes, Scott M. Boback and Craig Guyer

Publications from 2002

Does Body Size Predict Dates of Species Description among North American and Australian Reptiles and Amphibians?, Robert N. Reed and Scott M. Boback