Student Talks/Papers

Recent Student Talks and Papers

Undergraduate students names in bold print.

2014

Tachick, S.J. and R.L. Daniels. Discovery and genomic analysis of a novel mycobacteriophage isolated at The College of Idaho. Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (Boise State University, Boise, ID).

Tachick, S.J., Stevens, M.M., Auces, A.M., Kolich, L.R., Hoang, H.L., Dockstader, P.A., Koga, A.P., and R.L. Daniels. Genomic analysis of the novel F1 subcluster mycobacteriophage Bipolar. Howard Hughes Medical Institute SEA-PHAGES Annual Symposium (Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA).

Indart, M.C., French, J., and R.L. Daniels. Cytotoxic effects of adenosine triphosphate- and endocannabinoid-induced calcium influx in GL261 cells. College of Idaho Annual Student Research Conference (The College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID).

Wright DD, Filer DL, Wright WS, Heggland SJ. 2014. The effect of cadmium on type I collagen in the extracellular matrix of bone-forming osteoblasts. 56th Annual Idaho Academy of Science. University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. First place Best Oral Presentation by Dannen Wright.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"

Holt DN, Heggland SJ. 2014. Investigating the role of lysosomal membrane permeabilization in cadmium-induced apoptosis in osteoblast-like cells. 56th Annual Idaho Academy of Science. University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. Second place Best Oral Presentation by Danielle Holt.

Wright DD, Filer DL, Wright WS, Heggland SJ. 2014. The effect of cadmium on type I collagen in the extracellular matrix of bone-forming osteoblasts. 56th Annual Idaho Academy of Science. University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. First place Best Oral Presentation by Dannen Wright.

2013

Wright DD, Filer DL, Wright WS, Heggland SJ. 2013. The effect of cadmium on type I collagen in the extracellular matrix of bone-forming osteoblasts. 22nd Annual Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference. Vancouver, WA. Winner of the Dr. John Van Zytveld Award in Life Sciences.

Goodwin ML, Ha T, Heggland SJ. 2013. Investigating the role of CAMKII in cadmium-induced osteotoxicity. 12th Annual Idaho INBRE Conference. Moscow, ID.

Holt DN, Heggland SJ. 2013. The effect of cadmium exposure on lysosome quantity and quality in osteoblast-like cells. 12th Annual Idaho INBRE Conference. Moscow, ID.

Wright DD, Filer DL, Wright WS, Heggland SJ. 2013. The effect of cadmium on type I collagen in the extracellular matrix of osteoblast-like cells. 12th Annual Idaho INBRE Conference. Moscow, ID. Third place best poster presentation by Dannen Wright.

Ha TT, Heggland SJ. 2013. Mechanisms of cadmium toxicity in bone: Involvement of calmodulin-dependent pathways. 38th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference. Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA.

Quinney KB, Heggland SJ. 2013. Effects of cadmium and the antioxidant N-acetylcysteine on cell cycle in Saos-2 osteoblast-like cells. 55th Annual Idaho Academy of Science. Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID. Third place Best Oral Presentation by Kyle Quinney.

Wright DD, Wright WS, Heggland SJ. 2013. Antioxidant N-acetylcysteine protects against cadmium-induced damage to bone extracellular matrix. 55th Annual Idaho Academy of Science. Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.

Wright, WS, Filer DL, Quinney KB, Heggland SJ. 2013. Investigating a protective role N-acetylcysteine against cadmium-induced damage to bone extracellular matrix. 52nd Annual Society of Toxicology. San Antonio, TX.

Indart, M.C., French, J., and R.L. Daniels. Functional responses of the GL261 cell line to capsaicin and anandamide. Idaho NIH-INBRE Conference (University of Idaho, Moscow, ID).

French, J., Indart, M.C., and R.L. Daniels. Trp-ing up GL261 cells into apoptosis. Idaho NIH-INBRE Conference (University of Idaho, Moscow, ID) and MJ Murdock College Science Research Conference (Vancouver, WA).

Schultz, Kaden N., Cervantes, Juan C., Chase, Anna M., Goodwin, Matthew L., Hampton, Maxwell K., Kinder, Meghan N., Lambright, Jessica R., Mendez, Esmeralda, Montgomery, Greg D., Wilson, Trevor L., Koga, Ann P., and R.L. Daniels. Rhyno: a novel A10 subcluster mycobacteriophage isolated from Southwest Idaho. Howard Hughes Medical Institute SEA-PHAGES Annual Symposium (Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA).

Cervantes, J.C., Chase, A. M., Goodwin, M.L., Hampton, M.K., Kinder, M.N., Lambright, J. R., Mendez, E. Montgomery, G.D., Schultz, K.N., Wilson, T.L., Daniels, R.L., and Koga, A.P. Discovery, characterization, and genomic analysis of novel mycobacteriophages. College of Idaho Annual Student Research Conference (Caldwell, ID) and Idaho Academy of Science Annual Meeting (Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID).

 

2012

George, E., Mansfield, D., Smith, J., Hinchcliff, C. 2012. Genetic Relationships among Lomatium and Cymopterus. Seventh Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 21, 2012.

Filer, D., Wright, W.S., Quinney, K. 2012. Cadmium Disrupts the Extracellular Matrix Secreted by Human Osteosarcoma Saos-2 Cells. Seventh Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 21, 2012.

Campbell, R., Smith, L., Pickett, M., Martin, J., Hulse, E., Spenser, S. 2012. Sexually Dimorphic Physiological Variations in American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) at Three Different Life Stages due to Contaminant Exposure. Seventh Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 21, 2012.

Richins, S. and Wolf, J. 2012. Short-term Impacts of Stream Restoration on Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Richness and Abundance in Boulder Creek, Idaho. Seventh Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 21, 2012.

Campbell, R., Eide, M., Swantek, C., Kilburn, S., Younggren, C., Pickett, M., Martin, J., Haggard, D., Shaver, K., Hulse, E., Smith, S. 2012. Physiological Effects of Contaminant Exposure on Redband Trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss gairdnerii) in Southwestern Idaho. Seventh Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 21, 2012.

Bodes, R. 2012. Differentiation of PC-12 cell Line Using NGF and Characterization of TRPV1 Channel Expression. Seventh Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 21, 2012.

Cortes, D. 2012. The Effects of Carvacrol on Cadmium-induced Toxicity in Human Osteosarcoma Saos-2 Cell Line. Seventh Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 21, 2012.

Ha, T. 2012. The Role of Calmodulin-dependent Phosphodiesterase in Cadmium-induced ERK Activation and Toxicity in Bone-forming Osteoblasts. 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Wright, W.S. 2012. Effects of Cadmium on Collagen Secretion and Deposition in the Extracellular matric (ECM) of Osteoblast-like Saos-2 Cells. 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Wright, D. 2012. Investigating a Protective Role of the Antioxidant n-Acetylcysteine against Cadium-induced Toxicity in Mineralizing Osteoblasts. 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Holt, D. 2012.Investigating Cadmium Cytoxicity in Female-derived Saos-2 and Male-derived MG-63 Osteoblast-like Cell Lines. 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Bodes, R. 2012. A Model System for Pain and Temperature Sensation: Capsaicin-evoked responses in the PC-12 Neuronal Cell Line. 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Holden, L. and Campbell, R. 2012. Validation of Toxicological Biomarker Assays in Signal Crayfish (Pasifasticus leniusculus). 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Bodes, R. 2012. A Model System for Pain and Temperature Sensation: Capsaicin-evoked responses in the PC-12 Neuronal Cell Line. 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

George, E. 2012. The Disappearance of Lomatium: Phylogenetic Analysis Reveals Multiple Cases of Morphological Parallelism. 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Quinney, K. 2012. Characterization of Alkyladenine DNA Glycosylase deficiency in Immortalized MEFs Following Knockdown of InosineTriphosphate. 21st Annual Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Bodes, R. 2012. A Model System for Pain and Temperature Sensation: Capsaicin-evoked responses in the PC-12 Neuronal Cell Line. 11th Annual Research INBRE Conference, University of Idaho, Moscow.

Borchers, B. and Holt, D. 2012 Investigating Cadmium Cytoxicity in Female-derived Saos-2 and Male-derived MG-63 Osteoblast-like Cell Lines. 11th Annual Research INBRE Conference, University of Idaho, Moscow.

Nowak, Z. Holden, L., Campbell, R. 2012. Validation of Toxicological Biomarker Assays in Signal Crayfish (Pasifasticus leniusculus). 11th Annual Research INBRE Conference, University of Idaho, Moscow.

Drager, D. 2012. The Effects of Cadmium on TRPM7 and TRPM8 Expression in the Osteoblast-like Cell Lines MG-63 and Saos-2. 11th Annual Research INBRE Conference, University of Idaho, Moscow.

Tang, C. 2012. Role of FGF19 Gene Expression Evolution in Mammals. 11th Annual Research INBRE Conference, University of Idaho, Moscow.

Wright, W.S. 2012. Effects of Cadmium on Collagen Secretion and Deposition in the Extracellular matric (ECM) of Osteoblast-like Saos-2 Cells. 11th Annual Research INBRE Conference, University of Idaho, Moscow.

Wright, D. 2012. Investigating a Protective Role of the Antioxidant n-Acetylcysteine against Cadium-induced Toxicity in Mineralizing Osteoblasts. 11th Annual Research INBRE Conference, University of Idaho, Moscow.

2011

Shaver, K. 2011. Effects of Feral Horse (Equus caballus) Grazing and Post-Wildfire Reseeding on Small Mammals in theOwyhee Mountains of Southwest Idaho. Sixth Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 30, 2011.

Haggard, D.E. 2011. Cadmium Alters Mineralization in Saos-2 Osteoblastic Cells. Sixth Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 30, 2011.

Pickett, M. 2011. The Effects of Developmental Contaminant Exposure on Physiology in American Alligators, Alligator mississipiensis. Sixth Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 30, 2011.

Campbell, R. 2011. Relationship between Burrows of Badgers (Taxidea taxus) and Percent Cover of Great Basin Wildrye (Leymus cinereus). Sixth Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 30, 2011.

Braun, C.D. and Walser, C. 2011 Distribution and Diet of Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) in the Lower Boise River, Idaho. Sixth Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 30, 2011.

Beamguard, E. 2011. The Effect of Contamination on Redband Trout (Owcohynchus mykiss gairdnerii) in Southwestern Idaho using Selected Biomarkers. Sixth Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell, Idaho. April 30, 2011.

 

2010

Haggard, D.E., McCutchen, K., Padilla, M., Pickett, M. A., Shaver,K.M., Valdes, E.M., Smith, S.S., Walser, C.A., Gunderson, M.P. 2010. Comparison of Biomarkers in Redband Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdani) Between North Fork Owyhee River and Jordan Creek, Southwestern Idaho Reveals Physiological Differences Suggestive of Contamination. 5th Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell Idaho. May 15, 2010.

Martin, J. T., Smith, S. S.,Boggs, A. , Kohno, S., Moore, B., Guillette, L. J. Jr., Gunderson M. P. 2010. Screening American Alligators, Alligator mississippiensis, Inhabitating Reference in Contaminated Sites for Alterations in Normal Physiological Function. 5th Annual College of Idaho Student Research Conference, Caldwell Idaho. May 15, 2010.

Haggard, D.E., McCutchen, K., Padilla, M. , Pickett, M. A., Shaver,K.M., Valdes, E.M., Smith, S.S., Walser, C.A., Gunderson, M.P. 2010. Comparison of Biomarkers in Redband Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdani) Between North Fork Owyhee River and Jordan Creek, Southwestern Idaho Reveals Physiological Differences Suggestive of Contamination. 35th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, Santa Clara University. April 24, 2010.

Martin, J. T., Smith, S. S.,Boggs, A. , Kohno, S., Moore, B., Guillette, L. J. , Gunderson M. P. 2010. Screening American Alligators, Alligator mississippiensis, Inhabitating Reference in Contaminated Sites for Alterations in Normal Physiological Function. 35th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, Santa Clara University. April 24, 2010.

Harvey, W.A., Arbon K.S., Heggland S.J.  2010.  Cadmium exposure leads to ERK activation in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2.  49th Annual Society of Toxicology, Salt Lake City, UT. 

Martin, J. T., Smith, S. S.,Boggs, A. , Kohno, S., Moore, B., Guillette, L. J. , Gunderson M. P. 2010. Screening American Alligators, Alligator mississippiensis, Inhabitating Reference in Contaminated Sites for Alterations in Normal Physiological Function. The College of Idaho Day (at the capitol), Boise Idaho. January 2010.

Pickett, M.A., M.P. Gunderson. 2010. The effects of developmental contaminant exposure on physiological function in American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis). 19th Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program, November 2010.

Simmonds, M.A., S.J. Heggland. 2010. Cadmium exposure alters the expression of key regulatory genes in osteoblastic cells via activation of the ERK signaling pathway. 19th Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program, November 2010.

Haggard, D., Filer, D., and S.J. Heggland. 2010. Cadmium alters mineralization in Saos-2 osteoblast-like cells. 19th Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program, November 2010.

Hulse, E., M.P.Gunderson. 2010. Variation in ecotoxilogical biomarkers in Redbhand trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdnerii) inhabiting mountain streams in southwestern Idaho. 19th Regional Conference Murdock College Science Research Program, November 2010.

2009

Smith, S.S., Arbon, K.S., Harvey, W.A., Hunt, L.M., Rodriguez Reyes, J.J., S.J. Heggland, Cadmium-induced decrease in RUNX2 mRNA expression and recovery by the antioxidant N-acetylcysteine (NAC) in the human osteoblast cell line, Saos-2. Toxicology in vitro 2009; 23: 60-66.

Martin, Justin T., Smith S.S., Boggs, A., Kohno, S., Moore, B., Guillette L.J. Jr., Gunderson, M.P.  Screening American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) Inhabiting Reference and Contaminated Sites for Alterations in Normal Physiological Function.  M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Annual Research Conference.  Gonzaga University.  Spokane WA. October 2009.

Martin, Justin T., Smith S.S., Boggs, A., Kohno, S., Moore, B., Guillette L.J. Jr., Gunderson, M.P.  Screening American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) Inhabiting Reference and Contaminated Sites for Alterations in Normal Physiological Function.  8th Idaho INBRE Annual Research Conference.  Idaho State University, Pocatello Idaho.  August 3, 4 2009.

Stucker, K., Smith, S.S., Gunderson, M.P.  Examining the Effects of the Anti-Microbial Agent Triclosan on Estrogen and Vitamin D3 Activity in the SaOS-2 Osteoblast Cell Line.  8th Idaho INBRE Annual Research Conference.  Idaho State University, Pocatello Idaho.  August 3, 4 2009.

Dowling, Q., Gunderson M.P., Lee, B. Development of a High Throughput Metabolome Analysis Package for Thermoacidophilic Bacateria.  4th Annual C of I Student Research Conference.  The College of Idaho.  Caldwell Idaho.  May 2, 2009.

Dowling, Q., Truksa, S., Walser, C., Gunderson, M.P.  Analysis of Heavy Metals in Redband Trout, Orcorhynchus mykiss gairdneri, Exposed to Mine Runoff by Graphite Furnace Atomic Asborption Spectrometry. 4th Annual C of I Student Research Conference.  The College of Idaho.  Caldwell Idaho.  May 2, 2009.

Kline, R., Heggland, S., Gunderson, M.P.  2008.  Examining the effects of the anti-microbial agent triclosan on SaOS-2 human osteoblastic  cell activity.  4th Annual C of I Student Research Conference.  The College of Idaho.  Caldwell Idaho.  May 2, 2009.

Kudrna, R., Dowling, Q., Smith, S., Gunderson, M.P.  Screening Sediments Collected from Indian Creek for Biologically Active Compounds.  4th Annual C of I Student Research Conference.  The College of Idaho.  Caldwell Idaho.  May 2, 2009.

Kudrna, R., Dowling, Q., Smith, S. and Gunderson, M.P.  Guppy GST activity as a biomarker for biologically active compounds in Indian Creek. 4th Annual C of I Student Research Conference.  The College of Idaho.  Caldwell Idaho.  May 2, 2009.

Padilla, M.R. and Barker, Z. (M.P. Gunderson Faculty Sponsor). Effects of New Development on House Mice, Mus muscus, Populations.  4th Annual C of I Student Research Conference.  The College of Idaho.  Caldwell Idaho.  May 2, 2009.

Talboy, H., Kudrna, R., Dowling, Q., Martin, J, Smith, S., Walser, C., Gunderson, M.P.  Hepatic Biomarker Screening in Redband Trout (Orcorhynchus mykiss gairdneri) Inhabiting Contaminated Sited in Southwestern Idaho.  4th Annual C of I Student Research Conference.  The College of Idaho.  Caldwell Idaho.  May 2, 2009.

Dowling, Q., Gunderson M.P., Lee, B. 2009.  Development of a High Throughput Metabolome Analysis Package for Thermoacidophilic Bacateria.  34th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference.  Point Loma Nazarene University.  San Diego CA. April 18, 2009.

Christensen C., Smith S., Heggland S.J.  2009.  Cadmium’s effect on the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) antagonist sclerostin in the human osteoblast like cell line, Saos-2.  18th Annual Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA.

Filer D., Arbon K.S., Heggland S.J.  2009.  The effects of 17B estradiol and its metabolites on cadmium-induced oxidative stress.  18th Annual Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA.

Haggard D., Heggland S.J.  2009.  Investigation of cadmium-induced decrease in mineralization and possible recovery by sagebrush-derived flavonoids in human and mouse osteoblastic cells.  18th Annual Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA.

Arbon K.S., Heggland S.J.  2009.  Estradiol protects against cadmium-induced oxidative stress in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2.  91st Annual Endocrine Society, Washington, DC. 

Phung B., Kudrna R., Jorcyk C.L., Heggland S.J.  2009.  Oncostatin M regulates RUNX2 in human metastatic breast cancer cells.  91st Annual Endocrine Society, Washington, DC.

Christensen C., Heggland S.J.  2009.  Cadmium’s effect on the bone morphogenetic protein antagonist sclerostin in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2.  8th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  Idaho State University, Pocatello, Boise, ID.

Filer D., Heggland S.J.  2009.  The effect of 17β estradiol and its metabolites on cadmium-induced oxidative stress in osteoblastic cells. 8th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  Idaho State University, Pocatello, Boise, ID.

2008

Day, T., K. Carlson, C.S. Westfall, C.Y. Dadabay and D.H. Mansfield. 2008. Sagebrush extract inhibits proliferation in the HepG2 human liver cancer cell line. C of I Student Research Conference.Carlson, K.M., D.H. Mansfield and J.F. Smith. 2008. Morphologic and genetic analyses support reclassification of Lomatium ravenii (Apiaceae) as Lomatium foeniculaceum var. ravenii. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 44(1).

Spaulding, P.T., C.S. Westfall, D.H. Mansfield and C.Y. Dadabay. 2008.  In vitro and in vivo antioxidant activity of flavonoid compounds extracted from Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata.  Murdock Undergraduate Research Confrerence.Harvey, W.A., Frost, S.T., Machynia, K.T., Gerdes, M., S.J. Heggland, Differential cell sensitivity to cadmium exposure in RTgill-W1, RTG-2, and TRL-W1 rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) cell lines: an in vitro cell line model to study cadmium-induced cytotoxicity. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Sciences 2008; 44:19-29.

Kline, R., Heggland, S., Gunderson, M.P.  2008.  Examining the effects of the anti-microbial agent triclosan on SaOS-2 human osteoblastic cell activity.  M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Annual Research Conference.  University of Pudget Sound.  Tacoma WA. November 7,  2008.

Kline, R., Heggland, S., Gunderson, M.P.  2008.  Examining the effects of the anti-microbial agent triclosan on SaOS-2 human osteoblastic  cell activity.  7th Idaho INBRE Annual Research Conference.  Boise State University, Boise Idaho. August 4, 5, 6, 2008.

Crecelius,B.,  Oswald, S., Troy, M.,  Frost,S., Hayashida, K., Packebush,S.,  Reimers,A.,  Smith, S.,  Gunderson, M.P. 2008. The effects of triclosan exposure on the routine metabolic rates of male Zebrafish (Danio rerio). 2nd Annual ACI Student Research Conference.  The College of Idaho, Caldwell, Idaho. April 28, 2008.

Arbon, K., Hunt L., Harvey W., Heggland S.J.  2008.  Cadmium induces oxidative stress in human osteoblastic cells.  25th Annual PANWAT Conference. Corvallis, OR.

Rodriguez Reyes J, Spenser S., Harvey W., Heggland S.J.  2008.  Cadmium-induced decrease in RUNX2 mRNA expression and recovery by the antioxidant N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2.  25th Annual PANWAT Conference. Corvallis, OR.

Phung, B., Jorcyk J., Heggland S.J.  2008. OSM elevates RUNX2 mRNA in human breast cancer cells.  American Association for Cancer Research, San Diego, CA.

McCartney A., Delana L., Heggland S.J.  2008.  A comparative effect of cadmium in non-tumor and tumor derived osteoblastic cells.  47th Annual Society of Toxicology, Seattle, WA.

Delana L., Heggland S.J.  2008.  The effect of 17β estradiol on MC3T3-E1 osteoblasts.  Potential protection by 17β estradiol against cadmium-induced osteotoxicity.  7th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  Boise State University, Boise, ID.

Haggard D., Dadabay C., Heggland S.J.  2008.  Investigation of the impact of cadmium on mineralization in the human osteoblast-like cell line Saos-2 and protection by Idaho sagebrush-derived flavonoids. 7th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  Boise State University, Boise, ID.

Hoffman B., Heggland S.J.  2008.  The effect of the carotenoid antioxidant lycopene on human osteosarcoma Saos-2 cells.  50th Annual Idaho Academy of Science.  Boise, ID.

Arbon, K., Hunt L., Harvey W., Heggland S.J.  2008.  Cadmium induces oxidative stress in human osteoblastic cells.  50th Annual Idaho Academy of Science.  Boise, ID.  Second Place Oral Presentation.

Phung, B., Jorcyk J., Heggland S.J.  2008. The effect of oncostatin M on RUNX2 expression in human breast cancer cells. 50th Annual Idaho Academy of Science.  Boise, ID.

Rodriguez Reyes J, Spenser S., Harvey W., Heggland S.J.  2008.  Cadmium-induced decrease in RUNX2 mRNA expression and recovery by the antioxidant N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2. 50th Annual Idaho Academy of Science.  Boise, ID.  First Place Oral Presentation.

2007

Zhukalin, M., Blanksma, M.K., Silva, T.D., Syehira, S.W., Harvey, W.A., Heggland, S.J., P.R. Craig, Characterization and in vitro cytotoxicity of ethanolamine-derived cadmium chelating agents. Biometals 2007; 20: 61-72.

Carlson, K.M. and D.H. Mansfield. 2007. A Multivariate morphometric analysis of Raven’s biscuitroot (Lomatium ravenii: Apiaceae) and its relatives in the Intermountain West.  College of Idaho Student Research Conference.

Coonse, K.G., Coonts, A., Morrison, E., S.J. Heggland, Cadmium induces apoptosis in the osteoblast-like cell line Saos-2. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health 2007; 70: 575-581.

McCartney A., Delana L., Heggland S.J.  2007.  A comparative effect of cadmium in non-tumor and tumor derived osteoblastic cells.  16th Annual Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference.  Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Phung, B., Jorcyk J., Heggland S.J.  2007. The effect of oncostatin M on RUNX2 expression in human breast cancer cells.  16th Annual Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference.  Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Rodriguez Reyes J., Smith S., Heggland S.J.  2007.  An investigation of cadmium-induced decrease in RUNX2 mRNA expression and recovery by the antioxidant N-acetylcysteine (NAC) in the human osteoblast cell line, Saos-2.  16th Annual Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference.  Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Arbon K., Heggland S.J.  2007.  Cadmium induces oxidative stress in Saos-2 cells.  16th Annual Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference.  Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Wells M.,  Heggland S.J.  2007. Effects of cadmium and estradiol on osteoblast activity in the scales of zebrafish (Danio rerio).  89th Annual Endocrine Society.  Toronto, Canada.

Burke C., Heggland S.J.  2007.  The effect of the carotenoid antioxidant lycopene on cadmium treated human osteoblastic Saos-2 cells.  6th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.

Arbon, K., Heggland S.J.  2007.  Cadmium induces oxidative stress in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2.  6th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.

Hunt L., Rodriguez Reyes J., Smith S., Heggland S.J.  2007.  Investigation of cadmium-induced oxidative stress and changes in RUNX2 expression in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2.  49th Annual Idaho Academy of Science.  Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID.

Wells M., Harvey W., Heggland S.J.  2007.  Effects of cadmium and estradiol on osteoblast activity in the scales of zebrafish (Danio rerio).  49th Annual Idaho Academy of Science.  Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID.  Best Oral Presentation Award.

Hunt L., Rodriguez Reyes J., Wells M., Heggland S.J.  2007.  Investigation of cadmium-induced oxidative stress and changes in RUNX2 expression in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2.  46th Society of Toxicology, Charlotte, NC.

2006

Rodriguez-Reyes J., Coonts K., Heggland S.J.  2006.  Investigating the effect of cadmium on RUNX2 expression in human osteosarcoma cells.  5th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  North Idaho College, ID.

Hunt L., Wells M., Heggland S.J.  2006.  Investigation of cadmium-induced oxidative stress in the human osteoblast-like cell line, Saos-2.  5th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference. North Idaho College, ID

Coonse K., Coonts A., Morrison E., Heggland S.J.  2006.  Cadmium induces apoptosis in the human osteoblast-like cell lines, Saos-2.  National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence.  Washington, D.C.  Highlighted abstract in Environmental Health and Toxicology.

Frost S., Harvey W., Machynia K., Heggland S.J.  2006.  The use of piscine cell lines in environmental toxicology:  A study of cadmium-induced apoptosis in RTgill-W1 and RTL-1 cells.  J. Idaho Acad Sci 42(1): 48.  First place oral presentation.

2005

Romero, K., Coonse K., Coonts A., Morrison E., Heggland S.J. 2005. The effects of cadmium on apoptosis in cultured human osteosarcoma cells. 47th Annual Meeting Idaho Academy of Science. Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho. 1st place Oral Presentation Award in Biology. Idaho Acad Sci 41(1):34.

Gerdes, M., Frost S., Harvey W., Lenz R., Heggland S.J. 2005. The evaluation of an in vitro model for the study of cadmium toxicity in Rainbow Trout. 47th Annual Meeting Idaho Academy of Science. Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho. 2nd place Oral Presentation Award in Biology. Idaho Acad Sci 41(1):35.

Swenson, E., Rosenberger A., 2005. Validation of the use of endoscopy for field determination of sexual maturity of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). 47th Annual Meeting Idaho Academy of Science. Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho. 3rd place Oral Presentation Award in Biology. Idaho Acad Sci 41(1):35.

Barber, A., Hunter S., Sherpa T., Tucakovic I., Ayers, A. R. 2005. A computational model of thrombospondin-like domains in collagens. 47th Annual Meeting Idaho Academy of Science. Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho. Idaho Acad Sci 41(1):16.

Sherpa, T., Weller S., Hunter S., Davis C., Tucakovic I. 2005. The heparan sulfate zone of monolayer chondrocytes. 47th Annual Meeting Idaho Academy of Science. Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho. Idaho Acad Sci 41(1):17.

Machynia K., Frost S., Heggland S.J.  2005.  The use of alternative models in toxicology.  14th Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference.  Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID.

Romero K., Coonse K., Coonts A., Morrison E., Heggland S.J.  2005.  The effect of cadmium on apoptosis in human osteosarcoma cells.  J. Idaho Acad Sci 41(1):34.  First place oral presentation.

Gerdes, M., Frost S., Harvey W., Lenz R., Heggland S.J. 2005.  The evaluation of an in vitro model for the study of cadmium toxicity in rainbow trout.  J. Idaho Acad Sci 41(1):35. Second place oral presentation.

Frost S., Heggland S.J.  2005.  Comparing cell sensitivity to cadmium in rainbow trout: The use of alternative models in toxicology.  4th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID.

Morrison L., Heggland S.J.  2005.  Cadmium induces apoptosis in osteosarcoma cells.  4th Annual NIH-INBRE Research Conference.  Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID.

Hunt, L.M., Weeks, J.M., S.J. Heggland. 2005. Cadmium induces apoptosis in osteosarcoma cells. 14th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research. Murdock College Science Research Program. Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID.

Machynia, K., Frost, S.T., S.J. Heggland. 2005. Comparing cell sensitivity to cadmium in rainbow trout: The use of alternative models in toxicology. 13th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research. Murdock Science Research Program. Lewis and Clark College, OR.

Wells, S., A. Ayers. 2005. Heparan sulfate proteoglycan expression during differentiation in chondrocyte cultures. 13th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research. Murdock Science Research Program. Lewis and Clark College, OR.

Schnadt, L., A. Ayers. 2005. Hyaluronan and heparin sulfate expression in differentiating chondrocyte cultures. 13th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research. Murdock Science Research Program. Lewis and Clark College, OR.

2004

Coonse K., Coonts A., Morrison L., Romero K., Heggland S.J. 2004. The effect of cadmium on apoptosis in cultured human osteosarcoma cells. 13th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research. Murdock Science Research Program. Lewis and Clark College, OR.

Swenson, E., S. Dunham. 2004. Characterization of an oak associated Chanterelle species using restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the nrDNA internal transcribed spaces. 13th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research. Murdock Science Research Program. Lewis and Clark College, OR.

Hays B.A., Barclay L., Coonse K., James M. 2004. Differential cell sensitivity to cadmium: A study of apoptosis. 46th Annual Idaho Academy of Science, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho. 3rd place Oral Presentation Award in Biology.

Hays B.A., Barclay L., Coonse K., James M., Heggland S.J. 2004. Differential cell sensitivity to cadmium: A study of apoptosis. 18th National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Indianapolis, IN.

Hays B.A., Barclay L., Coonse K., James M., Heggland S.J. 2004.Development of an in vitro model for the study of cadmium resistance and toxicity. 18th National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Indianapolis, IN.

2003

Hays B.A., Coonse K.G., Heggland S.J. 2003. In vitro effect of cadmium on human osteosarcoma and rainbow trout gill cells: A study of apoptosis. 2nd Annual Idaho Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) Conference, Boise, Idaho.

Coonse K.G., Hays B.A., Heggland S.J. 2003. Differential cell sensitivity to cadmium exposure: A study of apoptosis. 2nd Annual Idaho Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) Conference, Boise, Idaho.

Owen J., S. Dunham, and D. H. Mansfield. 2003. Preliminary genetic analyses show no differentiation of two primrose (Primula cusickiana) morphotypes. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 39(1):39.

Harvey W., L. Barclay, and D. Harker. 2003. In vitro cadmium exposure alters cell adherence in rainbow trout gill cells and human osteosarcoma cells: A study of apoptosis. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 39(1):20.

Wallace R., A.E. Bryant, and D.L. Stevens. 2003. P-selectin mediated platelet-PMNL aggregate formation induced by toxins from group A Streptococcus. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 39(1):26-27.

Engel A. 2003. Antibacterial effects of a red fluorescent extract in Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. wyomingensis (Beetle and Young) Welsh. J. Idaho Acad Sci. 39(1):31.

2002

Engel A. and K. Harbuck. 2002. Fruit morphology and color in three tropical rainforest habitats of North Queensland, Australia. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 38(1/2):20.

Kugler H. and G. Robinson. 2002. Effects of Norepinephrine on Notophthalmus viridescens skin. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 38(1/2):26-27.

Hazen B. and C. Inzer. 2002. Labroides dimidiatus cleaner wrasse and host communities at different coral morphotypes at Heron Island, Australia. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 38(1/2):20.

2001

Wood, J. and S. Hunter. 2001. Water relations and frost hardiness in two over-wintering shrubs in the Rosaceae family. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(3):20.

2000

Brandel, B.J. 2000. Biotic and abiotic edge effects in two Costa Rican forest types. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 16.

Axtell, R.J. and R.E. Ryan. 2000. Characterization of protease expression in cancer cell lines through oncostatin M treatment. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 17.

Mikelson, T. and L. Patrick. 2000. Foraging behaviors of army ants (Eciton burchelli). J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 18.

Fessenden, K. and K. Kugler. 2000. Butterfly diversity in different stages of tropical forest regeneration. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 34.

Haley, A. and D. Moores. 2000. Does clonal effort influence seed production in Bromelia pinguin, a bromeliad of the dry tropical forest of Guanacaste, Costa Rica? J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 35.

Marrs, R.A. 2000. Frequency of Indio Desnudo trees (Bursera simaruba, Burseraceae) in riparian vs. non-riparian habitats in three successional stages of tropical dry forest. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 35.

Miller, N. and K. Lewis. 2000. Predation habits of ant lions (Myrmeleontidae sp.). J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 36-37.

Miller, S. 2000. The effect of Acacia tree height and canopy cover on the ground clearing behavior of obligate acacia ants. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 37.

Moore, B. and A. Reed. 2000. Observation of foraging behaviors of the brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) at Punta Marenco, Costa Rica. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 38.

Moores, D. and A. Haley. 2000. Hermit crabs: Size distribution and energy conservation. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 38.

Robertson, C. and M. George. 2000. The effects of abiotic conditions on the distribution of Terminalia catappa in the tropical moist forest of Punta Marenco, Costa Rica. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 39.

Stone, J. and A. McFadden. 2000. Heat retention and herbivory benefits of the pulvinus organ. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 37(1): 41.

1999

Burns, J. 1999. Systematics of the Cryptantha humilis complex. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 35(1):33.

1998

Johnson, S. and L. Mowrer. 1998. Growth rates of grass trees and fire history in the Bunya Mountains, Queensland. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 34(1): 27.

Baun, C. and B. Bean. 1998. Light environment of the satin bowerbird bower. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 34(1): 2.

1997

Jackson, J. and M. Moretti. 1997.? Get this from Eric Yensen

1995

Betts, A.D.K. and G.L. Ireland. 1995. Effects of water on photosynthesis in two desert shrubs. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 31(1):26.

Boyce, P., J. Weaver, and D. Quinney. 1995. Hand broadcasting big sagebrush seeds into old burns in southwestern Idaho. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 31(1):25.

Harrold, C.M. 1995. Phenylketonuria: Natural selection did not select against the PKU allele. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 31(1):26.

Maddison, A.P. 1995. How ocean waves affect Mytilus californianus populations. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 31(1):30.

Stiner, E.S., L. Tanner, and D.H. Mansfield. 1995. Effects of leaf position on photosynthesis of Aesculus glabra during senescence. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 31(1):22.

Vroman, J. 1995. Diversity of riparian vegetation in areas of disturbance along the Boise River. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 31(1):18.

1994

Basura, G. J. and W.J. DeLong. 1994. Characterization of monoclonal antibody produced against a Cryptosporidium muris-like parasite. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 30(1):15.

Castillo, A., D. Sellers, A.R. Ayers, and D.H. Mansfield. 1994. RFLP and RAPD analysis of the genetic variation among Primula cusickiana populations. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 30(1):18.

Marron, P. and A.R. Ayers. 1994. RFLP analysis for identification of Pasteurella haemolytica strains. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 30(1):18.

Maude, D. and D.H. Mansfield. 1994. A phenetic analysis of morphological variation in populations of Mentzelia mollis. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 30(1):1-2.

van Woerden, T., A. Ayers, M. Jaworski, and A. Ward. 1994. Random-amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) assay of Pasteurella haemolytica. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 30(1):16-17.

1993

Miyasaki, H. and D.H. Mansfield. 1993. Habitat requirements of Primula alcalina. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 29(1): 1-2.

1992

Frogley, W. and D.H. Mansfield. 1992. Character analysis of Primula wilcoxiana / cusickiana along the Boise Front in Southwestern Idaho. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 28(1):10.

Howard, C., D.H. Mansfield, P. Packard, and E. Yensen. 1992. Origin of Owyhee ash bed endemic plant species. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 28(1):10.

Moon, S.J. and T.S. Call. 1992. The physiological effects of swimming on the resting metabolic rate of immature rats (Rattus norvegicus). J Idaho Acad. Sci. 28(1):5-6.

Newton, S. and A.C.S. Ward. 1992. Pasteurella haemolytica growth factor effect on polymorphonuclear leukocytes of domestic (Ovis aries) and bighorn (Ovis canadensis canadensis) sheep. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 28(1):4-5.

Scott, W.G.. 1992. A preliminary study of the effects of agricultural clear burning and smoke particulate pollution. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 28(1): 9.

1991

Harper, B. 1991. Detection of germinating corn by ring-necked pheasants. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 27(1):17.

Miyasaki, H. 1991. Comparison of algal diversity and abundance on a disturbed and an undisturbed reef flat at Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 27(1):2.