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Research Abstracts 2010

Carlton, Annie L., Carmody, Marybeth W., Sommer, Rebecca J. Developmental arsenic exposure causes obesity, hyperglycemia and liver disease in male mice in adulthood. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March, 2010.

Contractor, M.M., Zhang, A.Y., and Kleckner, N.W. (2010) Dye and electrical coupling of buccal A cluster neurons is related to modulation of the feeding central pattern generator in the pond snail, Helisoma trivolvis. Submitted for the November, 2010 annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, in press.

Dharaneeswaran, H., Christie, A. E., Stemmler E. A., and Kleckner, N.W. (2010, April). Confirmation and Distribution of Cotransmitter Buccalin in the central nervous system of Two Closely Related Pond Snails, B. glabrata and H. trivolvis. Poster session presented at the 37th Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium. Bar Harbor, ME. Single slide presentation at concurrent meeting of Maine Data Blitz Neurogenetics Consortium.

Dharaneeswaran, H. and Kleckner, N.W. (2010) Confirmation and localization of buccalin-like neuropeptides in the central nervous system (CNS) of the pond snails, Biomphalaria glabrata and Helisoma trivolvis. Maine Biomedical Sciences Symposium, MDIBL (Poster presentation; April, 2010). Harita tied for first place in the undergraduate poster competition.

Loopesko, W.V., 2010, Zostera marina as a proxy for anthropogenic nitrogen enrichment in Casco Bay, Maine. (Geological Society of America, Baltimore, MD), Bates College Lewiston, Maine.

Qin, J. and Kleckner, N.W. (2010) Differential expression of glutamate receptor subtypes in Helisoma trivolvis central nervous system. Maine Biomedical Sciences Symposium, MDIBL (Poster presentation; April, 2010).

Schuler, K.W., and Retelle, M., 2010, Monitoring Sediment Transport and Inlet Migration at the Seawall Beach Complex in Phippsburg, Maine: Geological Society of America, poster session, Baltimore Maryland.

Wiersma, J. and Kleckner, N.W. (2010) Characterization of motorneurons of the central pattern generator stimulating feeding behavior in the pond snailBiomphalaria glabrata. Submitted for the November, 2010 annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, in press.