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Science Department Scholarship 2012
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Chute, A. S., Wainright, S. C., and Hart, D. R. (2012). Timing of Shell Ring Formation and Patterns of Shell Growth in the Sea Scallop Placopecten Magellanicus Based on Stable Oxygen Isotopes. Journal of Shellfish Research. 31(3), 649-662.
  • Gray, J. P., Alavian, K. N., Jonas, E. A., and Heart, E. A. (2012). NAD Kinase Regulates the Size of The NADPH Pool And Insulin Secretion in Pancreatic Β-Cells. American Journal of Physiol Endocrinol Metab, 303(2), E191-E199.
  • Heart, E., Palo, M., Womack, T., Smith, P. J. S., and Gray, J. P. (2012). The Level Of Menadione Redox-Cycling in Pancreatic Β-Cells is Proportional to the Glucose Concentration: Role Of NADH And Consequences for Insulin Secretion. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol, 258(2), 216-225.

Books and Book Chapters 

  • C. L. Smith, J. S. Gilden, and K. L. Mrakovcich. (2012). Shifting Salmon Baselines. In R. L. Hall (Ed.), Ecological Baselines for Oregon's Coast (pp. 33-54). Corvallis, OR: Words and Pictures Unlimited.

Conference Proceedings 

  • Stutzman, B. S., Page, E. J., and Jewczyn, B. (2012). Active Engagement and Cooperative Learning in Physics at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Proceedings of the Integrated STEM Education Conference, 2012 IEEE 2nd, 1-4.

Conference Presentations 

  • Ammon, J., Altuntas, E., Cahn, S. B., Gurevich, Y., Kirilov, E., DeMille, D., and Paolino, R. (2012). InflaNuclear Spin-Dependent Parity Violation in Diatomic Molecules. APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.
  • Bergondo, D. L., Burke, M. J., Bell, W. T., and Winterberger, S. G. (2012). Variability in Residence Times for the Thames River Estuary, CT. New England Estuarine Research Society (NEERS), Block Island, RI.
  • Hall, G., and Zuczek, R. (2012). Putting the SELF in Self-Study. New England Association of Schools and Colleges Annual Workshop, Southbridge, MA.
  • James, R. W., Nolan, S., Lopez, M., Page, E. J., Schlank, C., Sherman, J., Stutzman, B. S., and Zuniga, J. (2012). Progress in Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasma Development on a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics’ Annual Meeting (2012), Providence, RI.
  • James, R. W., and Page, E. J. (2012). High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office US Coast Guard Academy Educational Initiative (Year 3 in Review). HEL - JTO Annual Review, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Kennedy, M. D., Elliott, J. D., Colmenero, S. E., Collins, P., and Gray, J. P. (2012). Effect of Solvents on the Stability of Chlorhethyl ethyl sulfide (CEES). Society of Toxicology, San Francisco, CA.
  • Mrakovcich, K., James, R., Vlietstra, L., and Sanders, R. (2012). Marine and Environmental Sciences Partnerships and Outreach Activities. National Marine Educators Association Conference, Anchorage, AK.
  • Page, E. J. (2012). Biology Courses and Student Misconceptions In Physics. American Association of Physics Teachers national conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Page, E. J. (2012). Leadership and Followership in Cooperative Group Development. Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Page, E. L. (2012). The Unique Instructor Model at the United States Coast Guard Academy. American Association of Physics Teachers national conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Stutzman, B. S., Page, E. J., and Jewczyn, B. (2012). Active Engagement and Cooperative Learning In Physics At The U.S. Coast Guard Academy. 2012 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference, Ewing, New Jersey.
  • Travers, C. S., Woodgate, R. A., Weingartner, T. J., and Rigor, I. G. (2012). Quantifying the Freshwater Flux of Sea Ice Between the Pacific and the Arctic From Moored Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler Data in the Bering Strait. TOS/ASLO/AGU 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Speaking Engagements 

  • Gray, J. P., Follmer, R., Cline, G., Rebar, R., and Heart, E. (2012). Beta Cell Redox Homeostasis and Oxidative Countermeasures to Reductive Stress. Boston Ithaca Islet Club, Burlington, VT.
  • Gray, J. P., and Heart, E. (2012). Oxidative Stress and Pancreatic Beta Cell Function. Cellular Dynamics Seminar Series, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.

Awarded Grants 

  • Heart, E. (Subcontract to: Gray, J. P.) (2012). Role of NQO1 and Plasma Membrane Electron Transport in Pancreatic -cell Redox Control and Insulin Secretion. Marine Biological Laboratory, American Diabetes Association. Grant # 7-12-BS-073.
  • Horan, R., Mrakovcich, K., Wainright, S., and Bergondo, D. (2012). Poquetanuck Cove Stewardship Project: NOAA, Teacher on the Estuary.
  • James, R. W., and Page, E. J. (2012). High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office Educational Initiative Grant. U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
  • Wainright, S. C. (2012). Food Chains in Two Marine Ecosystems: the Gulf of Mexico in the Aftermath of the Gulf Oil Spill, and the Thames River: a Stable Isotope Ratio Approach. U.S. Coast Guard Academy: Center for Advanced Studies, U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Cadet Projects 

  • Bastinck, H., Clifton, C., Kent, D., and Mack, J. (2012). Marine Resource Frontier Risk Evaluation (Honors Advanced Research Project), Advanced Research Project cosponsored by USCG District 17 and DCO-X. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): K. Krystinik, L. Vlietstra, K. Mrakovcich, H. Jackson, T. Smythe, and J. Youngman.
  • Coonan, S. A., and Shelton, S. A. (2012). Cross-Channel Variability of Stratification in the Thames River Estuary. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): D. L. Bergondo.
  • Cropley, A., and Morris, B. (2012). Study of Regulations, Conservation, Enforcement, and Management of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna in the Northeast Region of the United States. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): K. Mrakovcich.
  • Elliott, J., and Colmenero, S. (2012). Characterization of Enzymatic Redox Cycling Activity in Lysates of Pancreatic Beta Cells. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): J. Gray.
  • Ferree, E. M., and Kelley, D. M. (2012). Thames River Stratification. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): D. L. Bergondo.
  • Follmer, R., and Rebar, R. (2012). Characterization of Enzymatic Redox Cycling Activity in Lysates of Pancreatic Beta Cells. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): J. Gray.
  • Giguere, C., Block, L., and Lopez, M. (2012). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Artificial Reef Structures by Measuring Fish Attraction and Invertebrate Fouling. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): L. Vlietstra.
  • Giguere, C., and Giovanni, J. (2012). Alaska SeaLife Center Internship Directed Study Proposal Stranded Harbor Seal Decision Tree. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): K. Mrakovcich and L. Vlietstra.
  • Hulbert, K. M. (2012). The Implications of the Human-Marine Mammal Relationship in the Effectiveness of Training. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): K. L. Mrakovcich and C. Mystic Aquarium.
  • Hunt, K., and Fell, A. (2012). Effects of Corrosion on Tensile and Bending Strength of Aluminum and Steel Welds. SNAME Philadelphia Chapter April Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Advisor(s): D. Plantz, S. Swithenbank and J. Gray.
  • Jozsa, T., Blackburn, M., and Morin, N. (2012). Experiments in Coatings to Mitigate Corrosion. Inter-Academy Chemistry Symposium, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Advisor(s): J. Maisano, J. Gray and S. Swithenbank.
  • Lopez, M. (2012). Acquisition and Initial Implementation of Multi-Point Thomson Scattering Diagnostic System in HBT-EP. American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics’ Annual Meeting (2012). Advisor(s): R. W. James, E. J. Page and R. N. Paolino.
  • Miller, J. P., and Shivock, C. P. (2012). Modeling Gradients of Abundance of Yellowtail Flounder (Limanda ferruginea) Across the Boundary of a Temperate Marine Protected Area. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): K. Mrakovcich, L. S. Vlietstra and W. H. National Marine Fisheries Service, MA.
  • Nolan, S., and Sherman, J. (2012). Helicon Mode Development on a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). 2012 Directed Energy Professional Society’s Annual Meeting and the Cadet Research Symposium. Advisor(s): R. W. James, E. J. Page and R. N. Paolino.
  • Nolan, S., and Sherman, J. (2012). Helicon Mode Development on a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics’ Annual Meeting (2012). Advisor(s): R. W. James, E. J. Page and R. N. Paolino.
  • Nolan, S., and Sherman, J. (2012). Incorporation of the Data Acquisition System with a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). 2012 Directed Energy Professional Society’s Annual Meeting and the Cadet Research Symposium. Advisor(s): R. W. James, E. J. Page and R. N. Paolino.
  • Rebar, R. A., and Follmer, R. F. (2012). Thymquinone as a Possible Redox Cycling Compound and its Effects on Insulin Secretion in Pancreatic Beta Cells. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): J. Gray and E. Heart.
  • Reimer, C. (2012). Effects of Covers on Deck Corrosion. Philadelphia Section of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Philadelphia, PA. Advisor(s): S. Swithenbank, J. Gray and J. Maisano.
  • Schlank, C. (2012). Pre-Stage Magnetic Coil to Enhance Helicon Mode Excitation on a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). 2012 Directed Energy Professional Society’s Annual Meeting and the Cadet Research Symposium. Advisor(s): R. W. James, E. J. Page and R. N. Paolino.
  • Sherman, J. (2012). Particle Probe Investigations on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX). American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics’ Annual Meeting (2012). Advisor(s): R. W. James, E. J. Page and R. N. Paolino.
  • Ward, J., and Kloo, A. (2012). Effects of Cover on Deck Corrosion. New England Section of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Student Paper Symposium. Advisor(s): S. Swithenbank, J. Gray and D. Plantz.
  • Woodman, D., and Fitzgerald, T. (2012). Data Acquisition System for the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): R. W. James, R. Freeman and A. Reza.