Recent publications from the Department of Biology
Names in bold are Hofstra faculty, underlined names are Hofstra students.
Burke, R.L. and W. Capitano. 2011. Eastern box turtle, Terrapene carolina,neonate ecology on Long Island, New York. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 10:256-259.
Burke, R.L. and W. Capitano. 2011. Nesting ecology and hatching success of the Eastern Box Turtle, Terrapene carolina, on Long Island, New York. American Midland Naturalist 165:137-142.
Burke, R.L. and K.L. Yurewicz. 2012. The influence of body size, tail loss, body size, and burst speed on predation risk in the banded gecko (Coleonyx variegatus). Southwestern Naturalist. 57:87-91.
Del Vecchio, S., R.L. Burke, L. M. Capula, and L. Luiselli. 2011. The turtle is in the details: Microhabitat choice by Testudo hermanni is based on microscale plant distribution. Animal Biology. 61: 249-261.
Del Vecchio, S., R.L. Burke, L. Rugiero, M. Capula, and L. Luiselli. 2011. Seasonal changes in the diet of Testudo hermanni hermanni in central Italy. Herpetologica. 67:236-249.
DiAngelo, J.R., R. Erion, A. Crocker and A. Sehgal. 2011.The Central Clock Neurons Regulate Lipid Storage in Drosophila. PLoS ONE, 6(5), e19921.
Dualan, I.V. and Williams, J.D. 2011. Palp growth, regeneration, and longevity of the obligate hermit crab symbiont Dipolydora commensalis (Annelida: Spionidae). Invertebrate Biology. 130: 264-276.
Greenwell, R.S., Nam, T.-W., and Donohue, T.J. 2011. Features of Rhodobacter sphaeroides ChrR required for stimuli to promote dissociation of σE/ChrR complexes. J. Mol. Bio. 407: 477-491.
Grigione, M.M., P. Burman, S.Clavio, S.J. Harper, D. Manning and R. J. Sarno. 2011. Diet of Florida coyotes in a protected wildland and suburban habitat. Urban Ecosystems 14:655-663.
Kanyan X., J. R. DiAngelo, M. Hughes, J. Hoegenesch, and A. Sehgal. 2011. The Circadian Clock Interacts with Metabolic Physiology to Influence Reproductive Fitness. Cell Metabolism, 13(6): 639-654.
Kolbe, J.J., B. Lavin, R.L. Burke, L. Rugiero, M. Capula, and L. Luiselli. In press. The desire for variety: Italian wall lizard (Podarcis siculus) populations introduced to the United States via the pet trade are derived from multiple native-range sources. Biological Invasions.
Konow, N., Herrel, A., Ross, C., Williams, S., German, R., Sanford, C. P., Gintoff, C. 2011. Evolution of Muscle Activity Patterns Driving Motions of the Jaw and Hyoid during Chewing in Gnathostomes. Integrative and Comparative Biology 51(2): 235-246.
Muldoon, K.A .and R.L. Burke. 2012. Hatchling Diamond-backed Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) movements, overwintering, and mortality at Jamaica Bay, New York. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 90:651-662.
Rulison, E.L, L. Luiselli, and R.L. Burke. 2012. Habitat outweighs geography: the feeding strategies of a generalist carnivore, Procyon lotor, in salt marsh ecosystems. American Midland Naturalist. In press.
Sassu, E.D., McDermott, J.E., Keys, B.J., Esmaeili, M., Keene, A.C., Birnbaum, M.J., and J.R. DiAngelo. 2012. Mio/dChREBP coordinately increases fat mass by regulating lipid synthesis and feeding behavior in Drosophila. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 426, pp. 43-48.
Willey, J. M. and A. A. Gaskell. 2011. Morphogenetic signaling molecules of the Streptomycetes. Chem. Rev. 111:174-187.
Williams, J.D., Gallardo, A. and Murphy, A. E. 2011. Crustacean parasites associated with hermit crabs from the western Mediterranean Sea, with first documentation of egg predation by the burrowing barnacle Trypetesa lampas (Cirripedia: Acrothoracica: Trypetesidae). Integrative Zoology. 6: 13-27.