How do host sex and reproductive state affect host preference and feeding duration of ticks? (with Nicholas B. Pollock and Larisa K. Vredevoe), Parasitology Research (2012)

Parasitism is one of the most notable forms of symbiosis in the biological world, with...



Experimentally Altered Navigational Demands Induce Changes in the Cortical Forebrain of Free-Ranging Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes (Crotalus o. oreganus) (with Matthew L. Holding, Julius A. Frazier, and Christine R. Strand), Brain, Behavior and Evolution (2012)

The hippocampus of birds and mammals plays a crucial role in spatial memory and navigation....



Season and Sex of Host Affect Intensities of Ectoparasites in Western Fence Lizards (Sceloporus Occidentalis) on the Central Coast of California (with Anthony S. Lumbad and Larisa K. Vredevoe), The Southwestern Naturalist (2011)

Seasonal variability in intensities of ectoparasites of western fence lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis) was quantified in...



The Relationship between Plasma Steroid Hormone Concentrations and the Reproductive Cycle in the Northern Pacific Rattlesnake, Crotalus oreganus (with Craig M. Lind, Jerry F. Husak, Cas Eikenaar, and Ignacio T. Moore), General and Comparative Endocrinology (2010)

We describe the reproductive cycle of Northern Pacific rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) by quantifying steroid hormone...




Effects of Testosterone and Captivity on Medial and Dorsal Cortex Volumes and Neurogenesis in Adult Male Western Fence Lizards, Sceloporus occidentalis (with D. R. Pfau, S. Y. Potter, D. F. Denardo, and C. R. Strand), Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting (2010)

In lizards, the medial cortex and dorsal cortex are thought to be homologous to the...