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Publications with Students as Co-authors

(*student co-authors and Calvin faculty/staff appear in bold)

Ubels JL, Gipson IK, Spurr-Michaud SJ, Tisdale AS,*Van Dyken RE, Hatton MP. Gene expression in human accessory glands of Wolfring. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012; DOI:10.1167/iovs.12-10750.

*Martinie, R.J., Godakumbura, P.I., Porter, E.G., Divakaran, A., Burkhart, B.J., Wertz, J.T., Benson, D.E. Identifying Proteins That Can Form Tyrosine-Cysteine Crosslinks. Metallomics. 2012. DOI 10.1039/c2mt20093g.

*Stoddard AR, *Koetje LR, *Mitchell AK, Schotanus MP, Ubels, JL. Bioavailability of antioxidants applied to stratified human corneal epithelial cells. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology Therapy. DOI: 10.1089/jop.2013.0014.

Anding Shen, *Jacob J. Baker, *Geoffrey L. Scott, *Yelena P. Davis, Yen-Yi Ho, and Robert F. Siliciano, 2013“Endothelial Cell Stimulation Overcomes Restriction and Promotes Productive and Latent HIV-1 Infection of Resting CD4+ T Cells.” Journal of Virology published ahead of print 3 July 2013, doi:10.1128/JVI.01478-13

*MichaelRyskamp, David Warners, 2012 “Relic or Recruit? Newly Discovered Aronia Arbutifolia (Ell.) Pers. (Red Chokeberry) in Kent county Raises Questions Regarding Past and Future Distributions.” The Michigan Botanist, July-September, 2012 Vol. 51, No. 3

Genomic and physiological characterization of the Verrucomicrobia isolate Diplosphaera colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., reveals microaerophily and nitrogen fixation genes. Wertz JT, Kim E, Breznak JA, Schmidt TM, Rodrigues JL. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Mar;78(5):1544-55.

Cluster K mycobacteriophages: insights into the evolutionary origins of mycobacteriophage TM4. Pope WH, Ferreira CM, Jacobs-Sera D, Benjamin RC, *Davis AJ, DeJong RJ, Elgin SC, Guilfoile FR, Forsyth MH, *Harris AD, Harvey SE, Hughes LE, Hynes PM, Jackson AS, Jalal MD, MacMurray EA, Manley CM, McDonough MJ, Mosier JL, *Osterbann LJ, Rabinowitz HS, Rhyan CN, Russell DA, Saha MS, Shaffer CD, Simon SE, Sims EF, Tovar IG, Weisser EG, Wertz JT, Weston-Hafer KA, Williamson KE, Zhang B, Cresawn SG, Jain P, Piuri M, Jacobs WR Jr, Hendrix RW, Hatfull GF. PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e26750.

Ubels, John L, Schotanus, Mark P, *Bardolph, Susan L, Haarsma, Loren D, *Koetje, Leah R, *Louters, Julienne R. Inhibition of UV-B induced apoptosis in corneal epithelial cells by potassium channel modulators. Experimental Eye Research 90:216-222, 2010.

Ubels John L, *Van Dyken, Rachel E, *Louters, Julienne R, Schotanus Mark P, Haarsma Loren D. Potassium ion fluxes in corneal epithelial cells exposed to UVB. Experimental Eye Research. 92:425-431, 2011.

Konynenbelt, Benjamin J, Mlnarik, Daniel S, Ubels, John L. Effects of peroxide based contact lens disinfecting systems on human corneal epithelial cells in vitro. Eye and Contact Lens. 37:286-297, 2011.

Schotanus MP, *Koetje LR, *Van Dyken RE, Ubels JL. Stratified corneal limbal epithelial cells are protected from UVB-induced apoptosis by elevated extracellular K+. Experimental Eye Research. 93:735-740, 2011.

John L. Ubels, Mark P. Schotanus, *Susan L. Bardolph, L.D. Haarsma, *Leah R. Koetje, *Julienne R. Louters,  "Inhibition of UV-B induced apoptosis in corneal epithelial cells by potassium channel modulators," Experimental Eye Research 90, 216-222, 2010.

Eye research technicians*Katherine R Singleton, *David S Will, Mark P Schotanus, L.D. Haarsma, *Leah R Koetje; *Susan L Bardolph; John L. Ubels, 2009. "Elevated Extracellular Potassium Inhibits Apoptosis of Corneal Epithelial Cells Exposed to UV-B Radiation". Experimental Eye Research 89, 140-151.

Mary L. Lim, *Rachel K. Hurst, *Ben J. Konynenbelt, John L. Ubels. “Cytotoxicity testing of multipurpose contact lens solutions using monolayer and stratified cultures of human corneal epithelial cells”. Eye and Contact Lens 35:287-296.

Peter D. Hiskes, and David P. Warners.  2009.  “Extirpated Glyceria acutiflora newly discovered in Kent County, Michigan”. The Michigan Botanist Vol. 48, No. 3, pp 78-82.

Matthew Kuperus Heun, David P. Warners and Henry DeVries.  2009.  “Campus Carbon Neutrality as an Interdisciplinary Pedagogical Tool”.  Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Vol. 61, No. 2, pp 85-98.

David P. Warners, and Jeffery Bouman.  2009.  “Faith, Hope and . . . Sustainability.”  Article published on-line at the Gospel and Culture Project,   

*DeJong, G. and D. P. Warners.  2010.  Ecological and evolutionary significance of a naturally
occurring hybrid poplar (Populus deltoides x P. balsamifera) in northern Michigan. 
Accepted for publication in The Michigan Botanist, May, 2010

*Goedhart, J. and D. P. Warners.  2007.  Assessment of Prairie Pots as a Restoration
 Strategy.  The Michigan Botanist Vol. 46, No. 4, pp 110-117.

Warners, D. P.,*N. L. Haan and *B. VanderWeide.  2007.  Natural Areas Inventory of Ada
Township.  Technical Report to the Ada Township Planning Committee, Ada
Township, Kent County, Michigan.  171 pp.

Ramessar, K., T. Capell, R.M. Twyman, H. Quemada, and P. Christou. 2009. “Calling the tunes on transgenic crops: the case for regulatory harmony”. Molecular Breeding 23: 99–11.

Grasman, K.A.  2010.  In vivo functional tests for assessing immunotoxicity in birds.  Pages 387-398 in Immunotoxicity Testing: Methods and Protocols, R.R. Dieter, ed.  Humana Press, New York.

Jon LecureuxYin J, Dai A, Kutzler MA, Shen A, *Lecureux J, Lewis MG, Waldmann T, Weiner DB, Boyer JD.  Sustained suppression of SHIV89.6P replication in macaques by vaccine-induced CD8+ memory T cells. AIDS. 2008 Sep 12;22(14):1739-48

Yin J, Dai A, Shen A, *Lecureux J, Lewis MG, Boyer JD. Viral reservoir is suppressed but not eliminated by CD8 vaccine specific lymphocytes. Vaccine. 2010 Feb 23;28(8):1924-31.


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