Dr. Matthew Klukowski

Professor

Dr. Matthew Klukowski
(615) 904-8435
Room 1151, Science Building (SCI)
MTSU Box 60, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington (1998)
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington (1998)
  • B.S., Loyola University, Chicago IL (1993)

Areas of Expertise

Comparative and behavioral endocrinology, behavioral ecology, herpetology.

Biography

Publications

 

 16.  West, J.M., and M. Klukowski. 2016. Demographic characteristics of the eastern box turtle, Terrapene carolina carolina, in a relictual, suburban, wetland habitat of middle Tennessee. Herpetological Conservation and Biology (in press).

 

15.  Webb, A.C., L.D. Chick, V.A. Cobb, and M. Klukowski. 2016. Effects of moderate food deprivation on plasma corticosterone and blood metabolites in commo...

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Publications

 

 16.  West, J.M., and M. Klukowski. 2016. Demographic characteristics of the eastern box turtle, Terrapene carolina carolina, in a relictual, suburban, wetland habitat of middle Tennessee. Herpetological Conservation and Biology (in press).

 

15.  Webb, A.C., L.D. Chick, V.A. Cobb, and M. Klukowski. 2016. Effects of moderate food deprivation on plasma corticosterone and blood metabolites in common watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon). Journal of Herpetology (in press).

 

 14.  Vannatta, J.M., and M. Klukowski. 2015. Prevalence of Ranavirus infection in the Eastern Box Turtle, Terrapene carolina carolina, in an isolated, suburban wetland habitat of middle Tennessee. Herpetologica-Review 47: 55-56.

 

13.  Seddon, R.J., and M. Klukowski. 2013. Secondary sexual coloration is related to white blood cell counts and testosterone in male southeastern five-lined skinks (Plestiodon inexpectatus). Amphibia-Reptilia 34: 585-589.

 

12.  Seddon, R.J., and M. Klukowski. 2012. Influence of stressor duration on leukocyte and hormonal responses in male southeastern five-lined skinks (Plestiodon inexpectatus). Journal of Experimental Zoology 317A: 499-510.

 

11.  Klukowski, M. 2011. Effects of breeding season, testosterone and ACTH on the corticosterone response of free-ranging male fence lizards (Sceloporus undulatus). General and Comparative Endocrinology 173: 295-302.

 

10.  Bailey, F.C., V.A. Cobb, T. R. Rainwater, T. Worrall, and M. Klukowski. 2009. Adrenocortical effects of human encounters on free-ranging cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorus). Journal of Herpetology 43: 260-266.

 

9.  Sykes, K.L., and M. Klukowski. 2009. Effects of acute temperature change, confinement and housing on plasma corticosterone in water snakes, Nerodia sipedon (Colubridae: Natricinae). Journal of Experimental Zoology 311A: 172-181.

 

8.  Phillips, J.B., and M. Klukowski. 2008. Influence of season and adrenocorticotropic hormone on corticosterone in free-living female eastern fence lizards (Sceloporus undulatus). Copeia 2008: 570-578.

 

7.  Klukowski, M. 2004. Seasonal changes in abundance of host-seeking chiggers (Acari: Trombiculidae) and infestations on fence lizards, Sceloporus undulatus. Journal of Herpetology 38: 141-144.

 

6.  Klukowski, M., B. Ackerson, and C.E. Nelson. 2004. Testosterone and daily activity period in laboratory-housed mountain spiny lizards, Sceloporus jarrovi. Journal of Herpetology 38: 120-124.

 

5.  Klukowski, M., and C.E. Nelson. 2001. Ectoparasite loads in free-ranging northern fence lizards, Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus: effects of testosterone and sex. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 49: 289-295.

 

4.  Klukowski, M., M. Ireland, and C.E. Nelson. 2001. Influence of testosterone and social stimuli on the feeding behavior of male mountain spiny lizards, Sceloporus jarrovi. Copeia 2001: 966-971.

 

3.  Sinervo, B., D. Miles, D. DeNardo, W. A. Frankino, and M. Klukowski. 2000. Testosterone, endurance, and Darwinian fitness: natural and sexual selection on the physiological bases of alternative male behaviors in side-blotched lizards. Hormones and Behavior 38: 222-233.

 

2.  Klukowski, M., and C.E. Nelson. 1998. The challenge hypothesis and seasonal changes in aggression and steroids in male northern fence lizards, Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus. Hormones and Behavior 33: 197-204.

 

1.  Klukowski, M., N.M. Jenkinson, and C.E. Nelson. 1998. Effects of testosterone on locomotor performance and growth in field-active northern fence lizards, Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus. Physiological Zoology 71: 506-514.

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