Science & Engineering 328B
|1994||Purdue University||B.S. in Biology|
|1997||Washington State University||M.S. in Biology|
|2006||Washington State University||Ph.D in Biology|
- General Genetics
- Biology of Populations
Introduction to the science of heredity. The lectures present an integrated concept of the gene provided from the study of Mendelian and molecular genetics. Selected topics in quantitative inheritance and human genetics are included.
Students with senior standing (or others with consent of the instructor) report on and discuss current biological problems as presented in principle journals, abstracts and reviews. The work of each seminar is usually built upon a single unifying content area.
One to four hours in varied formats Selected topics in Biology. In recent years these have included physiology and biochemistry of marine animals, evolutionary ecology, biology of marine mammals, morphometrics and phylogenetic systematics, and extremophiles.
- Genomic and quantitative genetic approaches to investigate adaptations in fish
- Fish domestication
- Physiological and genetic changes underlying domestication
- Genomic analysis of symbioses between clownfish and sea anemones
- Quantitative trait locus (QTL) analysis of growth under stress in rainbow trout
- Investigation of plant root competition using DNA markers
Drew RE, Settles ML, Churchill EJ, Williams SM, Balli S, & Robison BD (2012).
Brain transcriptome variation among behaviorally distinct strains of zebrafish (Danio rerio)
BMC Genomics, 13, 323.
Oswald ME, Drew RE, Racine M, Murdoch GK, & Robison BD (2012).
Is behavioral variation along the bold-shy continuum associated with variation in the stress axis in zebrafish?
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 85, 718-728.
Kanuga MK, Drew RE, Wilson-Leedy JG, & Ingermann RL (2012).
Subpopulation distribution of motile sperm relative to activation medium in steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Theriogenology, 77, 916-925.