Research Folks

Current members of the lab:

 

Former members of the lab:

Machal Scharbrough ’16: Ion transporters in species of damselfly nymphs.

Taylor McReynolds ’15:  Ouabain handling by larval Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

Samin Syed ’16:  Ion transport expression in the gills of pirarucu (Arapaima gigas):  an air breathing fish.

Nicholas Day (Mater Dei HS, PURE and SURE student) ’15:  expression of ion transporter proteins in acid tolerant blackskirt tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) from the Rio Negro river system, Amazonas, Brasil.

Julia Thackrey (Mater Dei HS):  expression of ion transporter proteins in acid tolerant fish from the Rio Negro river system, Amazonas, Brasil, gill remodeling in response to changes in ambient temperature and O2 levels and the impact on ionocytes expression in goldfish (Carassius auratus)

Nicholas Lane ’14:  gill remodeling in response to changes in ambient temperature and O2 levels and the impact on ionocytes expression in goldfish (Carassius auratus).

Jason Wang ’14:  Sodium transporter expression in the anal papillae of larval Aedes aegypti mosquitoes reared in variable water sodium.

Kimberly Fazio ’14:  Sodium transporter expression in the anal papillae of larval Aedes aegypti mosquitoes reared in variable water sodium.

Andrew Zogby ‘12 (SURE student): characterization and expression of  ion transporter proteins in the salt-secreting organ of euryhaline Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus mosquito

Brianna Truffa (Mater Dei High School):  expression of ion transporter proteins in acid tolerant fish from the Rio Negro river system, Amazonas, Brasil.

Alaine Iberreche (PURE student) expression of ion transporter proteins in acid tolerant fish from the Rio Negro river system, Amazonas, Brasil.

Jeffrey Fergus ‘10:  characterization and expression of  ion transporter proteins in the salt-secreting organ of euryhaline Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus mosquito

John McLennan ‘10:  characterization and expression of  ion transporter proteins in the salt-secreting organ of euryhaline Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus mosquito

Allison Casciato’09:  Identification and characterization of the sodium transporter in the acid-tolerant blackskirt tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi).

Domi Hodko ‘08:  characterization and expression of  Na/H exchanger transporter in the salt-secreting organ of euryhaline Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus mosquito

Matt Rutz ‘08:  response of hemolymph organic osmolytes of the osmoconforming mosquito larva Culex tarsalis to a drop in environmental salinity.

Annie Wells ‘08:  ammonia excretion mechanisms in Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae

Kevin Galacgac ‘07: identification and characterization of Na/K ATPase activity in the acid tolerant blackskirt tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi)

Chris Morales: expression of V-type H+ ATPase and Na/H exchanger transporters in the salt-secreting organ of euryhaline Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus mosquito larva