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Submissions from 2018

Evidence for Human-mediated Range Expansion and Gene Flow in an Invasive Grass, Tina M. Arredondo, Gina L. Marchini, and Mitchell B. Cruzan

Annual Survival and Breeding Dispersal of a Migratory Passerine, the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Adam J. Becker, Diane V. Roeder, Michael S. Husak, and Michael T. Murphy

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Genome-Wide Screening of Potential RNase Y-Processed mRNAs in the M49 Serotype Streptococcus Pyogenes NZ131, Zhiyun Chen, Rahul Raghavan, Fengxia Qi, Justin Merritt, and Jens Kreth

Dual Gain and Loss of Cullin 3 Function Mediates Familial Hyperkalemic Hypertension, Ryan J. Cornelius, Chang Zhang, Kayla J. Erspamer, Larry N. Agbor, Curt D. Sigmund, Jeffrey Singer, Chao-Ling Yang, and David H. Ellison

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Displacement of the Transcription Factor B Reader Domain During Transcription Initiation, Stefan Dexl, Robert Reichelt, Katharina Kraatz, Sarah Schulz, Dina Grohmann, Michael S. Bartlett, and Michael Thomm

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Origin, Evolution, and Loss of Bacterial Small RNAs, H. Auguste Dutcher and Rahul Raghavan

Rapid Population Sex-Ratio Changes in the Moss Ceratodon Purpureus, Sarah M. Eppley, Todd Rosenstiel, Matthew Chmielewski, S. Woll, Zoe Shaw, and Erin Shortlidge

Mutant Cullin 3 Causes Familial Hyperkalemic Hypertension Via Dominant Effects, Mohammed Z. Ferdaus, Lauren N. Miller, Larry N. Agbor, Turgay Saritas, Jeffrey D. Singer, Curt D. Sigmund, and James A. McCormick

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Multiple Acquisitions of Pathogen-Derived Francisella Endosymbionts in Soft Ticks, Jonathan G. Gerhart, H. Auguste Dutcher, Amanda E. Brenner, Abraham S. Moses, Libor Grubhoffer, and Rahul Raghavan

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Comparative Genetic and Genomic Analysis of the Novel Fusellovirus Sulfolobus Spindle-Shaped Virus 10, David Andrew Goodman and Kenneth M. Stedman

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Catching the Wave: Are Biology Graduate Students on Board with Evidence-Based Teaching?, Emma C. Goodwin, Jane N. Cao, Miles Fletcher, Justin L. Flaiban, and Erin E. Shortlidge

Physiological Vagility Affects Population Genetic Structure and Dispersal and Enables Migratory Capacity in Vertebrates, Thomas V. Hancock and Michael S. Hedrick

Density-Dependent Pollination and Germination in the Patchy Vernal Pool Species Lasthenia californica, Elizabeth C. Hendrickson, Pamela G. Thompson, and Mitchell B. Cruzan

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Assembly and Analysis of Unmapped Genome Sequence Reads Reveal Novel Sequence and Variation in Dogs, Lindsay Adrian Holden, Meharji Arumilli, Marjo K. Hytönen, Sruthi Hundi, Jarkko Salojärvi, Kim H. Brown, and Hannes Lohi

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Baseline mRNA Expression Differs widely Between Common Laboratory Strains of Zebrafish, Lindsay Holden and Kim H. Brown

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Constitutive MAP-kinase Activation Suppresses Germline Apoptosis in NTH-1 DNA Glycosylase Deficient C. elegans, Henok Kassahun, Tamina SenGupta, Alfonso Schiavi, Susan Estes, Silvia Maglioni, Hanne K. Skjeldam, Katarzyna Arczewska, Nicole L. Brockway, Lars Eide, Natascia Ventura, and Hilde Nilsen

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Sexually Dimorphic Patterns of Cell Proliferation in the Brain Are Linked to Seasonal Life-History Transitions in Red-Sided Garter Snakes, Deborah Lutterschmidt, Ashley R. Lucas, Ritta A. Karam, Vicky T. Nguyen, and Meghann R. Rasmussen

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Follow the Rain? Environmental Drivers of Tyrannus Migration across the New World, Maggie P. MacPherson, Alex E. Jahn, Michael T. Murphy, Daniel H. Kim, Victor R. Cueto, Diego T. Tuero, and Elliot D. Hill

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Replication Rapidly Recovers and Continues in the Presence of Hydroxyurea in Escherichia coli, Samvel A. Nazaretyan, Neda Savic, Michael Sadek, Brandy J. Hackert, Justin Courcelle, and Charmain T. Courcelle

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Draft Genome Sequence of a Dictyoglomus sp. from an Enrichment Culture of a New Zealand Geothermal Spring, Anna-Louise Reysenbach, John A. Donaho, John F. Kelley, Emily St. John, Christina Turner, Mircea Podar, and Matthew B. Stott

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Small Non-coding RNA Expression and Vertebrate Anoxia Tolerance, Claire L. Riggs, Amanda Summers, Daniel E. Warren, Göran E. Nilsson, Sjannie Lefevre, W. W. Dowd, Sarah Milton, and Jason E. Podrabsky

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Small Noncoding RNA Profiles along Alternative Developmental Trajectories in an Annual Killifish, Amie L. Romney and Jason E. Podrabsky

A New Species of Cottontail Rabbit (Lagomorpha: Leporidae: Sylvilagus) from Suriname, With Comments on the Taxonomy of Allied Taxa from northern South America, Luis A. Ruedas

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The Trade-off between Graduate Student Research and Teaching: A Myth?, Erin E. Shortlidge and Sarah L. Eddy

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Viral Recombination: Ecology, Evolution, and Pathogenesis, Kenneth M. Stedman

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Viral Recombination: Ecology, Evolution, and Pathogenesis, Kenneth M. Stedman

A New Symbiotic Nanoarchaeote (Candidatus Nanoclepta Minutus) and its Host (Zestosphaera Tikiterensis gen. nov., sp. nov.) From a New Zealand Hot Spring, Emily St. John, Yitai Liu, Mircea Podar, Matthew B. Stott, Jennifer Meneghin, Zhiqiang Chen, Kirill Lagutin, Kevin Mitchell, and Anna-Louise Reysenbach

Diversity Patterns and Isolation of Planctomycetes Associated with Metalliferous Deposits from Hydrothermal Vent Fields Along the Valu Fa Ridge (SW Pacific), Julie Endresen Storesund, Anders Lanzèn, Antonio Garcìa-Moyano, Anna-Louise Reysenbach, and Lise Øvreås

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Taxonomy Based on Science is Necessary for Global Conservation, Scott A. Thomson, Richard L. Pyle, Shane T. Ahyong, Miguel Alonso-Zarazaga, Joe Ammirati, Luis A. Ruedas, and +several additional authors

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Identification of Novel MITEs (miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements) in Coxiella Burnetii: Implications for Protein and Small RNA Evolution, Shaun Wachter, Rahul Raghavan, Jenny Wachter, and Michael F. Minnick

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The Genome of Austrofundulus Limnaeus Offers Insights into Extreme Vertebrate Stress Tolerance and Embryonic Development, Josiah Tad Wagner, Param Priya Singh, Amie L. Romney, Claire L. Riggs, Patrick Minx, Steven Cody Woll, Jake Roush, Wesley C. Warren, Anne Brunet, and Jason E. Podrabsky

Spatio-Temporal Characterization of Pinniped Strandings and Human Interaction Cases in the Pacific Northwest, 1991-2016, Amanda J. Warlick, Deborah A. Duffield, Dyanna M. Lambourn, Steven J. Jeffries, James M. Rice, Joseph K. Gaydos, Jessica L. Huggins, John Calambokidis, Lesanna L. Lahner, Jennifer Olsen, Erin D'Agnese, Victoria Souze, Alysha Elsby, and Stephanie A. Norman

SbcC-SbcD and Exol Process Convergent Forks to Complete Chromosome Replication, Brian Wenderl, Charmain Courcelle, Jessica Cole, and Justin Courcelle

Submissions from 2017

Colonization by Nitrogen-fixing Frankia Bacteria Causes Short-Term Increases in Herbivore Susceptibility in Red Alder (Alnus Rubra) Seedlings, Daniel J. Ballhorn, Jacob D. Elias, Mehmet Ali Balkan, Rachel F. Foredyce, and Peter G. Kennedy

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Females are the Brighter Sex: Differences in External Fluorescence across Sexes and Life Stages of a Crab Spider, Erin E. Brandt and Susan E. Masta

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Adaptive Evolution under Extreme Genetic Drift in Oxidatively Stressed Caenorhabditis elegans, Stephen Fuller Christy, Riana I. Wernick, Michael James Lue, Griselda Velasco, Dana K. Howe, Dee R. Denver, and Suzanne Estes

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Rolling Circle Mutagenesis of GST-mCherry to Understand Mutation, Gene Expression, and Regulation, Jessica Cole, Amanda Ferguson, Verónica A. Segarra, and Susan Walsh

Patterns of Stress Responses Shift During Seasonal Life-History Transitions: An Analysis Comparing Baseline, Maximal and Integrated Corticosterone in Female Red-Sided Garter Snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis), Catherine A. Dayger and Deborah I. Lutterschmidt

High Energy or Protein Concentrations in Food as Possible Offsets for Cyanide Consumption by Specialized Bamboo Lemurs in Madagascar, Timothy M. Eppley, Chia L. Tan, Summer J. Arrigo-Nelson, Daniel J. Ballhorn, Giusseppe Donati, and Joerg U. Ganzhorn

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Editorial: Genetics, Genomics and –Omics of Thermophiles, Kian Mau Goh, Kok-Gan Chan, Rajesh Kumar Sani, Edgardo Ruben Donati, and Anna-Louise Reysenbach

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A Metabolic Hypothesis for the Evolution of Temperature Effects on the Arterial PCO2 and pH of Vertebrate Ectotherms, Stanley S. Hillman and Michael Scott Hedrick

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Genetic Analysis of the Major Capsid Protein of the Archaeal Fusellovirus SSV1: Mutational Flexibility and Conformational Change, Eric A. Iverson, David A. Goodman, Madeline E. Gorchels, and Kenneth M. Stedman

Extreme Mutation Tolerance: Nearly Half of the Archaeal Fusellovirus Sulfolobus Spindle-Shaped Virus 1 Genes Are Not Required for Virus Function, Including the Minor Capsid Protein Gene vp3, Eric Iverson, David A. Goodman, Madeline E. Gorchels, and Kenneth M. Stedman

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An Efficient Pipeline to Generate Data for Studies in Plastid Population Genomics and Phylogeography, Brendan F. Kohrn, Jessica M. Persinger, and Mitchell B. Cruzan

The road less traveled - defining molecular commensalism with Streptococcus sanguinis, Jens Kreth, Rodrigo A. Giacaman, Rahul Raghavan, and Justin Merritt

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PCR-Activated Cell Sorting as a General, Cultivation-Free Method for High-Throughput Identification and Enrichment of Virus Hosts, Shaun W. Lim, Shea T. Lance, Kenneth M. Stedman, and Adam R. Abate

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Arginine Vasotocin and Neuropeptide Y Vary with Seasonal Life-History Transitions in Garter Snakes, Ashley R. Lucas, Daelyn Y. Richards, Lucy M. Ramirez, and Deborah Lutterschmidt

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Use of Gene Editing in USDA Research, Mark R. McLellan, Patsy Brannon, Adriana Campa, Carrie Castille, Steven Daley-Laursen, Roch Gaussoin, Govind Kannan, Mark Lawrence, and Dawn Thilmany

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Accumulation and Expression of Multiple Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Arcobacter Cryaerophilus that Thrives in Sewage, Jess A. Millar and Rahul Raghavan

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Horizontally Acquired Biosynthesis Genes Boost Coxiella burnetii's Physiology, Abraham S. Moses, Jess A. Millar, Matteo Bonazzi, Paul A. Beare, and Rahul Raghavan

Annual killifishes as model systems for advancing understanding of evolution and developmental biology, Jason E. Podrabsky and Maria Arezo

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Embryonic Development of the Annual Killifish Austrofundulus limnaeus: An Emerging Model for Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology Research and Instruction, Jason E. Podrabsky, Claire L. Riggs, Amie L. Romney, S. Cody Woll, Josiah T. Wagner, Kristin M. Culpepper, and Timothy Grant Cleaver

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Assessing the Potential of Land Use Modification to Mitigate Ambient NO2 and Its Consequences for Respiratory Health, Meenakshi Rao, Linda A. George, Vivek Shandas, and Todd N. Rosenstiel

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Winter Diet of Bobolink, a Long-Distance Migratory Grassland Bird, Inferred from Feather Isotopes, Rosalind B. Renfrew, Jason M. Hill, Daniel H. Kim, Christopher Romanek, and Noah G. Perlut

Mitochondria-derived Small Non-coding RNAs in Extreme Anoxia Tolerance, Claire L. Riggs and Jason E. Podrabsky

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Small Noncoding RNA Expression During Extreme Anoxia Tolerance of Annual Killifish (Austrofundulus limnaeus) Embryos, Claire L. Riggs and Jason E. Podrabsky

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Transcriptomic Analysis of Maternally Provisioned Cues for Phenotypic Plasticity in the Annual Killifish, Austrofundulus limnaeus, Amie L. Romney and Jason E. Podrabsky

Epigenetic Regulation of Alternative Developmental Trajectories, Arnie Lynn T. Romney and Jason E. Podrabsky

Cephalopod Biodiversity in the Vicinity of Bear Seamount, Western North Atlantic Based on Exploratory Trawling From 2000 to 2014, Elizabeth K. Shea, Heather Judkins, Michelle D. Staudinger, and Valerie H. Dimkovikj

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Each to Their Own CURE: Faculty Who Teach Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences Report Why You Too Should Teach a CURE, Erin E. Shortlidge, Gita Bangera, and Sara Brownell

Passive Warming Reduces Stress and Shifts Reproductive Effort in the Antarctic Moss, Polytrichastrum alpinum, Erin E. Shortlidge, Sarah M. Eppley, Hans Kohler, Todd N. Rosenstiel, Gustavo E. Zúñiga, and Angélica Casanova-Katny

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Experimental Evolution with Caenorhabditis Nematodes, Henrique Teotónio, Suzanne Estes, Patrick C. Phillips, and Charles F. Baer

Robustness of a model microbial community emerges from population structure among single cells of a clonal population, Anne W. Thompson, Serdar Turkarslan, Christina E. Arens, Adrian Lopez Garcia de Lomana, Arjun V. Raman, David A. Stahl, and Nitin S. Baliga

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Dynamics of Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus at Station ALOHA Revealed through Flow Cytometry and High-Resolution Vertical Sampling, Ger J. van den Engh, Joseph K. Doggett, Anne W. Thompson, Martina A. Doblin, Carla N.G. Gimpel, and David M. Karl

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Insulin-Like Growth Factor Signaling Regulates Developmental Trajectory Associated with Diapause in Embryos of the Annual Killifish Austrofundulus limnaeus, S. Cody Woll and Jason E. Podrabsky

Fungal Endophyte Communities in the Temperate Fern Polystichum munitum Show Early Colonization and Extensive Temporal Turnover, Brett S. Younginger and Daniel J. Ballhorn

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Is Biomass a Reliable Estimate of Plant Fitness?, Brett S. Younginger, Dagmara Sirova, Mitchell B. Cruzan, and Daniel J. Ballhorn

Submissions from 2016

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Bayesian Methods for Comparing Species Physiological and Ecological Response Curves, Michael B. Ashcroft, Angélica Casanova-Katny, Kerrie Mengersen, Todd N. Rosenstiel, Johanna D. Turnbull, Jane Wasley, Melinda J. Waterman, Gustavo E. Zúñiga, and Sharon A. Robinson

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Scientific Engagement at FDA: A Report to the FDA Science Board from the Scientific Engagement Subcommittee, Anthony Bahinski, Maria C. Friere, Mark R. McLellan, Bruce M. Psaty, Dan M. Roden, and Scott J. Steele

Herbivore Damage Induces a Transgenerational Increase of Cyanogenesis in Wild Lima Bean (Phaseolus lunatus), Daniel J. Ballhorn, Stefanie Kautz, and Jessie May Lauman

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Coevolution of Cyanogenic Bamboos and Bamboo Lemurs on Madagascar, Daniel J. Ballhorn, Fanny Patrika Rakotoarivelo, and Stefanie Kautz

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Friend or Foe—Light Availability Determines the Relationship between Mycorrhizal Fungi, Rhizobia and Lima Bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.), Daniel J. Ballhorn, Martin Schädler, Jacob D. Elias, Jess A. Millar, and Stefanie Kautz

Spatial Patterns of Extra-pair Paternity for Spotted Towhees Pipilo Maculatus in Urban Parks, Sarah Bartos Smith, Jenny E. McKay, Michael T. Murphy, and Deborah A. Duffield

Demography of a Ground Nesting Bird in an Urban System: Are Populations Self-Sustaining?, Sarah Bartos Smith, Jenny E. McKay, Jennifer K. Richardson, Amy A. Shipley, and Michael T. Murphy

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Reproductive Output of Mosses Under Experimental Warming on Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, Maritime Antarctica, Angélica Casanova-Katny, G. A. Torres-Mellado, and Sarah M. Eppley

Paternal Behaviour in a Socially Monogamous but Sexually Promiscuous Passerine Bird, Christopher M. Chutter, Lucas J. Redmond, Nathan W. Cooper, Amy C. Dolan, Deborah A. Duffield, and Michael T. Murphy

Postpollination Discrimination Between Self and Outcross Pollen Covaries with the Mating System of a Self-Compatible Flowering Plant, Mitchell B. Cruzan and Spencer C. H. Barrett

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Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Micro-UAVs, Drones) in Plant Ecology, Mitchell B. Cruzan, Ben G. Weinstein, Monica R. Grasty, Brendan F. Kohrn, Elizabeth C. Hendrickson, Tina M. Arredondo, and Pamela G. Thompson

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Seasonal and Sex Differences in Responsiveness to Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Contribute to Stress Response Plasticity in Red-Sided Garter Snakes (Thamnophis Sirtalis Parietalis), Catherine A. Dayger and Deborah I. Lutterschmidt

Modeling Microvirus Capsid Protein Evolution Utilizing Metagenomic Sequence Data, Geoffrey S. Diemer and Kenneth M. Stedman

Anchored Pseudo-De Novo Assembly of Human Genomes Identifies Extensive Sequence Variation From Unmapped Sequence Reads, Joshua Faber-Hammond and Kim Brown

Pseudo-De Novo Assembly and Analysis of Unmapped Genome Sequence Reads in Wild Zebrafish Reveal Novel Gene Content, Joshua Faber-Hammond and Kim Brown

Distribution Drivers and Physiological Responses in Geothermal Bryophyte Communities, Estefanía Llaneza García, Todd N. Rosenstiel, Camille Brianne Graves, Erin E. Shortlidge, and Sarah M. Eppley

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A Francisella-Like Endosymbiont in the Gulf Coast Tick Evolved From a Mammalian Pathogen, Jonathan G. Gerhart, Abraham S. Moses, and Rahul Raghavan

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Is Protection Against Florivory Consistent with the Optimal Defense Hypothesis?, Adrienne L. Godschalx, Lauren Stady, Benjamin Watzig, and Daniel J. Ballhorn

Mechanisms of Animal Diapause: Recent Developments from Nematodes, Crustaceans, Insects, and Fish, Steven C. Hand, David L. Denlinger, Jason E. Podrabsky, and Richard Roy

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Recumbence Behavior in Zoo Elephants: Determination of Patterns and Frequency of Recumbent Rest and Associated Environmental and Social Factors, Matthew Robert Holdgate, Cheryl L. Meehan, Jennifer N. Hogan, Lance J. Miller, Jeff Rushen, Anne-Marie de Passillé, Josesph Soltis, Jeff Andrews, and David J. Shepherdson

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Walking Behavior of Zoo Elephants: Associations between GPS-Measured Daily Walking Distances and Environmental Factors, Social Factors, and Welfare Indicators, Matthew Robert Holdgate, Cheryl L. Meehan, Jennifer N. Hogan, Lance J. Miller, Josesph Soltis, Jeff Andrews, and David J. Shepherdson

Intermediate Filament Aggregates Cause Mitochondrial Dysmotility and Increase Energy Demands in Giant Axonal Neuropathy, Eitan Israeli, Dilyan I. Dryanovski, Paul T. Schumacker, Navdeep S. Chandel, Jeffrey D. Singer, Jean-Pierre Julien, Robert D. Goldman, and Puneet Opal

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Office of Regulatory Affairs Strategies for Building an Integrated National Laboratory Network for Food and Feed, Barbara Kowalcyk, Mark R. McLellan, Lynn Goldman, David Goldman, Harvey T. Holmes, and Connie Weaver

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Peering Below the Diffraction Limit: Robust and Specific Sorting of Viruses with Flow Cytometry, Shea T. Lance, David J. Sukovich, Kenneth M. Stedman, and Adam R. Abate

Life on the Edge—the Biology of Organisms Inhabiting Extreme Environments: An Introduction to the Symposium, Annie R. Lindgren, Bradley A. Buckley, Sarah M. Eppley, Anna-Louise Reysenbach, Kenneth M. Stedman, and Josiah T. Wagner

Rapid Purging of Genetic Load in a Metapopulation and Consequences for Range Expansion in an Invasive Plant, Gina L. Marchini, Nena Cole Sherlock, Alisa P. Ramakrishnan, David M. Rosenthal, and Mitchell B. Cruzan

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Reproducibility and Rigor In REE's Portfolio of Research, Mark McLellan, Patsy Brannon, Adriana Campa, Steven Daley-Laursen, Govind Kannan, Neil Olson, Robert Taylor, and Dawn Thilmany

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B-17 Flying Fortress Pilot’s Words for Today’s Graduates ---, Mark R. McLellan

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Cho Endonuclease Functions During DNA Interstrand Crosslink Repair in Escherichia coli, Anthonige Vidya Perera, James Brian Mendenhall, Charmain T. Courcelle, and Justin Courcelle

Hypoxia and Anoxia Tolerance in the Annual Killifish Austrofundulus Limnaeus, Jason E. Podrabsky and Natalie E. Wilson

Frequency of Extra-Pair Paternity in Scissor-Tailed Flycatchers (Tyrannus forficatus) and Other Suboscines: Are Oscines and Suboscines Different?, Diane V. Roeder, Michael S. Husak, and Michael T. Murphy

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Paternal Mitochondrial Transmission in Intra-Species Caenorhabditis briggsae Hybrids, Joseph A. Ross, Dana K. Howe, Anna Luella Coleman-Hulbert, Dee R. Denver, and Suzanne Estes

Moss Antheridia Are Desiccation Tolerant: Rehydration Dynamics Influence Sperm Release in Bryum Argenteum, Lloyd R. Stark, D. Nicholas McLetchie, Joshua L. Greenwood, and Sarah M. Eppley