Interdisciplinary PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Dr. Ryan R. Otter - Publications

 Otter R.R., Seipel S., Graeff T., Alexander B., Boraiko C., Gray J., Petersen K., Sadler K. 2013. Comparing student and faculty perceptions of online and traditional courses. Internet and Higher Education SUBMITTED

Beasley A, Graham C., Otter R.R., Elrod-Erickson M. 2013. A molecular method for assessing the effects of potential contaminants on the rate of zebrafish (Danio rerio) development. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry SUBMITTED

Otter R.R., Hayden M., Mathews T., Fortner A., Bailey F.C. 2013. The use of tetragnathid spiders as bioindicators of metal exposure at a coal ash spill site. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry ACCEPTED

Keasling A.W., Otter R.R., Bailey F.C. 2013. Phytotoxicity of Passiflora incarnate extracts on germination and growth of Hordeum vulgare and Raphanus sativus. Allelopathy Journal 31(2):319-332.

Otter R.R., Schreiber E.A., van den Hurk P., Klaine S.J. 2012. Assessment of heavy metal and PAH exposure in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) in the Reedy River watershed, South Carolina, USA: A multi-season assessment of metallothionein and bile fluorescence. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31(12):2763-2770.

Otter R.R., Bailey F.C., Fortner A.M., Adams S.M. 2012. Trophic structure and metal bioaccumulation differences in multiple fish species exposed to coal ash-associated metals. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 85:30-36.

Beasley A., Elrod-Erickson M., Otter R.R. 2012. Consistency of morphological endpoints used to access developmental timing in zebrafish (Danio rerio) across a temperature gradient. Reproductive Toxicology 34:561-567.

Otter R.R., Meier J., Kubach K.M., Lazorchak J.M., Klaine S.J. 2012. The effects of urbanization on Lepomis macrochirus using the comet assay. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 84:299-303.

Bowman C., Bailey F.C., Elrod-Erickson M., Neigh A., Otter R.R. 2012. The effects of silver nanoparticles on zebrafish (Danio rerio) and Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922): A comparison of toxicity based on total surface area versus mass concentration of particles in a model eukaryotic and prokaryotic system. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31(12):1-8.

Drevnick P.E., Otter R.R., Gorski P.R., Long D.T., Canfield D.E., Oris, J.T. 2009. Lake-specific responses in sedimentary sulfur after copper sulfate additions to Michigan lakes. Lake and Reservoirs: Research and Management. 14:193-201

Walters D.M., Fritz K.M., Otter R.R. 2008. The dark side of subsidies: quantifying contaminant exposure to riparian predators via stream insects. Ecological Applications 18(8):1835-1841.

Drevnick P.E., Roberts A.P., Otter R.R., Hammerschmidt C.R., Klaper R., Oris J.T. 2008. Mercury toxicity in liver of northern pike from Isle Royale National Park. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology 147:331-338.

Drevnick P.E., Canfield D.E., Gorski P.R., Shinneman A.L.C., Engstrom D.R., Muir D.C.G., Smith G.R., Garrison P.J., Cleckner L.B., Hurley J.P., Noble R.B., Otter R.R., Oris J.T. 2007. Deposition and cycling of sulfur controls mercury accumulation in Isle Royale fish Environmental Science & Technology 41:7266-7272.

Schreiber E.A., Otter R.R. and van den Hurk P. 2006. A biomarker approach to measure biological effects of contaminant exposure in largemouth bass from Lake Conestee, SC, USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25:1926-1932.