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Faculty Publications – Biology Department

Recent Peer Reviewed Publications


Adolf J.E., Parrow M.W., Place A.R. “Karlodinium veneficum: still toxic and blooming sixty-two years later,” in ‘inoflagellates: Classification, Evolution, Physiology and Ecological Significance, 2020 D.V. Subba Rao [Ed.], Nova Scientific Publishers, Inc., New York, New York.

Harding L.W. Jr, Mallonnee M.E., Perry E.S., Miller W.D., Adolf J.E., Gallegos C.L., Pearl H.W., “Seasonal to interannual variability of primary production in Chesapeake Bay: Prospects to reverse eutrophication and change trophic classification,” 2020, Scientific Reports, 10, 1-20, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-58702-3.

Duckett C.N, “COVID-19 and the Political Context of Climate Change Solutions,” 2020, Science Education and Civic Engagement, 12, 25-26.

Stoeckle M.Y., Adolf J.E., Charlop-Powers Z., Dunton K.J., Hinks G., VanMorter S.M., “Trawl and eDNA assessment of marine fish diversity, seasonality, and relative abundance in coastal New Jersey, USA. 2020ICES Journal of Marine Science. 78, 1-12. DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsaa225

Rulifson R.A., Bangley C.W., Cudney J.L., Dell’Apa A., Dunton K.J., Frisk M.G., Loeffler M.S., Balazik M.T., Hager C., Savoy T., Brundage H.M., Post W.C., “Seasonal Presence of Atlantic Sturgeon and Sharks at Cape Hatteras, a Large Continental Shelf Constriction to Coastal Migration,” 2020, Marine and Coastal Fisheries, 12, 308–321, DOI: 10.1002/mcf2.10111.

Phifer-Rixey M., Harr B., Hey J., “Further resolution of the house mouse (Mus musculus) phylogeny by integration over isolation-with-migration histories,” 2020, BMC Ecology and Evolution, 20, 120, DOI: 10.1186/s12862-020-01666-9.

Suzuki T.A., Martins F.M., PhiferRixey M., Nachman M.W., “The gut microbiota and

Bergmann’s rule in wild house mice,” 2020, Molecular Ecology 29: 2300–2311, DOI: 10.1111/mec.15476.

Sterrett S.C., Kirk, T.J., Smith, L.L. “Evidence of a dietary shift in female Barbour’s map turtle (Graptemys barbouri) to exploit an exotic mollusk,” 2020, Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 19, 298-301, DOI: 10.2744/CCB-1431.1.

Fleming, J., Sutherland C., Sterrett S.C., Grant E.H.C., “A latent process model approach to improve the utility of indicator species,” 2020, Oikos, 129, 1753-1762, DOI: 10.1111/oik.07334.

Tiedemann J., “Unraveling Striper Migrations, Movements and Population Dynamics,” 2020, The Fisherman Magazine, 48: October 2020.



Shamshirband S., Jafari Nodoushan E., Adolf J.E., Abdul Manaf A., Mosavi A., Chau K.-W., “Ensemble models with uncertainty analysis for multi-day ahead forecasting of chlorophyll a concentration in coastal waters,” 2019, Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, 13, 91-101. DOI: 10.1080/19942060.2018.1553742

Dolgin, A., Adolf, J.E., “Scanning Electron Microscopy of Phytoplankton: Achieving high quality images through the use of safer alternative chemical fixatives,” 2019, Journal of Young Investigators, 37, 1-9, DOI: 10.22186/jyi.37.1.1-9

Harding L.W. Jr., Mallonnee M.E., Perry E.S., Miller W.D., Adolf J.E., Gallegos C.L., Paerl H.W.,  “Long-term trends, current status, and transitions of water-quality in Chesapeake Bay,” 2019, Scientific Reports, 9, 6709

Adolf J.E., Burns J., Walker J.K., Gamiao S., “Near shore distributions of phytoplankton and bacteria in relation to submarine groundwater discharge-fed fishponds, Kona coast, Hawai’i, USA,” 2019, Est. Coast. Shelf Sci., 219, 341-353, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2019.01.021

Adolf, J.E., “New Jersey Has Been Lucky (So Far) with its Freshwater Algal Blooms. It Probably Won’t Last,” 2019, Asbury Park Press (op-ed), (access)

Klee R.J., Zimmerman K.I., Daneshgar P.P., “Community Succession after Cranberry Bog Abandonment in the New Jersey Pinelands,” 2019, Wetlands, 39, 777-788, DOI: 10.1007/s13157-019-01129-y

Frisk M.G., Shipley O.N., Martinez C.M., McKown K.A., Zacharias J.P., Dunton K.J., “First Observations of Long-Distance Migration in a Large Skate Species, the Winter Skate: Implications for Population Connectivity”, Ecosystem Dynamics, and Management, 2019, 11, 2, 202-212, DOI: 10.1002/mcf2.10070

Ingram E.C., Cerrato R.M., Dunton K.J., Frisk M.G., “Endangered Atlantic sturgeon in the New York Wind Energy Area: implications of future development in an offshore wind energy site,” 2019, Scientific Reports, 9, 12432, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-48818-6

Marchese V., Juarez J., Patel P., Hutter-Lobo D., “Density-dependent ERK MAPK expression regulates MMP-9 and influences growth,” 2019, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 456, 115-122, DOI: 10.1007/s11010-019-03496-w

Mack K.L., Phifer-Rixey M., Harr B., Nachman M.W., “Gene expression networks across multiple tissues are associated with rates of molecular evolution in wild house mice,” 2019, Genes, 10, E225, DOI: 10.3390/genes10030225

Suzuki T.A., Phifer-Rixey M., Mack K.L., Sheehan M.J., Lin D., Bi K., Nachman M.W., “Host genetic determinants of the gut microbiota of wild mice,” 2019, Molecular Ecology, 28, 3197-3207, DOI: 10.1111/mec.15139

Bolewska, P., Martin, B., Orlando K., Rhoads, D.E., “Sequential Changes in Brain Glutamate and Adenosine A1 Receptors May Explain Severity of Adolescent Alcohol Withdrawal after Consumption of High Levels of Alcohol,” 2019, Neuroscience Journal, 2019, 5950818.

Sterrett, S.C., Katz, R.A., “How a decision-analysis tool helped one scientist couple make some tough career choices,” 2019, Nature Careers, 5 July 2019, DOI: 10.1038/d41586-019-02106-5

Levasseur P., Sterrett S., Sutherland C., “Visual head counts: A promising method for efficient monitoring of diamondback terrapins,” 2019, Diversity, 11, 101, DOI: 10.3390/d11070101

Sterrett S.C., Katz R.A., Brand A.B., Fields W.R., Dietrich A.E., Hocking D.J., Foreman T.M., Wiewel A.N.M., Campbell Grant E.H., “Proactive management of amphibians: Challenges and opportunities,” 2019, Biological Conservation, 236, 404-410, DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.05.057

Sterrett, S.C., Katz R.A., Fields W., Grant E.H.C., “The contribution of road-based citizen science to the conservation of pond-breeding amphibians,” 2019, Journal of Applied Ecology, 56, 988-995, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13330

Ingram T. R., Sammons S.M., Kaeser A.J., Katz R., Sterrett S.C., “Spatial ecology of Shoal Bass in Ichawaynochaway Creek, Georgia,” in Managing Centrarchid Fisheries in Rivers and Streams, Siepker M.J. Quinn J.W., Eds., 2019,  193-211,  American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Lathrop R.G., MacDonald T., Morrison K., Napoli N., Herb J., Campo M., Bognar J., Trimble J., Vilacoba K., Whytlaw J., Hodges R., “The evolving role of Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal in supporting ocean management,” 2019, OCEANS 2018 MTS/IEEE Charleston, OCEAN 2018, DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS.2018.8604619


Alizadeh M.J., Kavianpour M.R., Danesh M., Adolf J., Shamshirband S., Chau K.-W., “Effect of river flow on the quality of estuarine and coastal waters using machine learning models,” 2018, Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, 12, 810-823, DOI: 10.1080/19942060.2018.1528480

Fox A.G., Stowe E.S., Dunton K.J., Peterson D.L., “Seasonal occurrence of atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) in the St. Johns river, Florida,” 2018, Fishery Bulletin, 116, 219-227, DOI: 10.7755/FB.116.3.1

Gaffney P.G., II, “America’s ocean observations: A perspective,” 2018, Bridge, 48, 10-16, (access)

Gorton A.M., Herrington T.O., Smith E.R., “Investigation of scour adjacent to submerged geotextiles used for shore protection,” 2018, Journal of Marine Environmental Engineering, 10, 71-83 (access)

Palladino M.A., Fasano G.A., Patel D., Dugan C., London M., “Effects of lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation on hypoxia and inflammatory gene expression pathways of the rat testis,” 2018, Basic and Clinical Andrology, 28, 14, DOI: 10.1186/s12610-018-0079-x

Mack K.L., Ballinger M.A., Phifer-Rixey M., Nachman M.W., “Gene regulation underlies environmental adaptation in house mice,” 2018, Genome Research, 28, 1636-1645, DOI: 10.1101/gr.238998.118

Moeller A.H., Suzuki T.A., Phifer-Rixey M., Nachman, M.W., “Transmission modes of the mammalian gut microbiota,” 2018, Science, 362, 453-457, DOI: 10.1126/science.aat7164

Phifer-Rixey M., Bi K., Ferris K.G., Sheehan M.J., Lin D., Mack K.L., Keeble S.M., Suzuki T.A., Good J.M., Nachman M.W., “The genomic basis of environmental adaptation in house mice,” 2018, PLoS Genetics, 14, e1007672, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007672

Popkin S., Nanchanatt A., Mauterer M.I., Rhoads D.E., “Co-administration of amphetamine with alcohol results in decreased alcohol withdrawal severity in adolescent rats,” 2018, Behavioural Pharmacology, 29, 547-550, (access)

Tiedemann J., “The BOFFFF Principle: Do Bigger Stripers Make Better Spawners?,”  The Fisherman Magazine2018, 46, November.

Tiedemann J., “Spring Blues: Slammer Savagery and Science,” The Fisherman Magazine, 2018, 46, April.


Gaballah M, Slisz M, Hutter-Lobo D. Role of JNK-1 regulation in the protection of contact-inhibited fibroblasts from oxidative stress. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 2012; 359: 105 – 113. (access)

Rosenblum, J. S., Rosenblum, B., Pant, H., Mack, J.P., Schreiber, W. 2017. Cdk5 and Catalase: Interaction of Neuronal Regulation Systems. NOVA Science Publishers, Chapter 8, Advances in Medicine and Biology. Vol 121, 173-198, (access)

Palladino MA. Introduction to Biotechnology, 3/e. San Francisco: Benjamin Cummings 2013; ISBN-10: 0-321-76611-3, 408 p.

Pang J, Rhoads DE. Biochemical evidence for a unique inositol 1,3,4,5-tetrakisphosphate receptor in the olfactory system of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar). Neuroscience Journal. 2013; 2013(Article ID 460481): 6p.

* Pitchon DN, *Zook M, Rhoads DE. A pattern of adolescent caffeine consumption that reduces alcohol withdrawal severity. Journal of Caffeine Research. 2013; 3(3):131-137. DOI: 10.1089/jcr.2013.0011

Tiedemann, J. and A. Danylchuk. 2013. Stripers for the Future: Employing Best Practices to Increase the Survival of Released Striped Bass. On The Water Magazine. Volume 4, Number 10.

Tiedemann, J. 2017. The Forage Factor: The Eclectic Striped Bass Diet. Fisherman Magazine. Volume 45: July 2017

Danylchuk, A.J., J.A. Tiedemann, and S.J. Cooke. 2017. Perceptions of Recreational Fisheries Conservation Within the Fishing Industry: Knowledge Gaps and Learning Opportunities Identified at East Coast Trade Shows in the United States. Fisheries Research 186 (2017): 681-687, (access)

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