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Recent Smith Lab Presentations

Hodzic, D.*, Monroe, D., Smith, M.E.  2017.  Identifying anti-cancer and otoprotective synergisms between cisplatin and two novel curcuminoids. Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. 1st Place Oral presentation.

Palavra, S.*, Huskey, S., Smith, M.E.  2017.  How do chameleons sense vibrations? Microscopic examination of possible sensory structures. Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. Oral presentation.

Millay, M.*, Patty, B.*, Monroe, D., Smith, M.E.  2017.  Investigating the Synergistic Effects of Two Curcuminoids and Cisplatin on Cancer Cell Migration. Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. 1st Place Poster presentation.

Hamilton, E.*, Huskey, S., Smith, M.E.  2017.  Substrate-borne communication in chameleons: Do vibrations induce behavioral changes?  Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. Poster presentation.

Hodzic, D.*, Monroe, J.D., Smith, M.E.  2016.  Identifying anti-cancer and otoprotective synergisms between cisplatin and two novel curcuminoids.  102nd Annual Kentucky Academy of Sciences Meeting, University of Louisville, KY, Physiology and Biochemistry Session.

Palavra, S.*, Smith, M.E.  2016.  Microscopic examination of potential mechanosensory structures for vibration detection in chameleons. 102nd Annual Kentucky Academy of Sciences Meeting, University of Louisville, KY, Zoology Session.

Monroe, J.D., Williams, K.M., Smith, M.E. 2016. Finding novel platinum(II)-based anticancer drugs with reduced side effects. Sixth Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence, Washington, D.C.

Huskey, S., Anderson, C., Smith, M.E., Barnett, K. 2016. Some chameleons really do hear it through the grapevine. 11th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology. Washington, D.C.

Smith, M.E., Huskey, S.H., Anderson, C.V., Barnett, K.E.  2016.  What is all the buzz about? – A novel form of seismic communication found in chameleons.  12th International Congress on Neuroethology, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Heine, M.*, Billings, T.*, Monroe, J.D., Smith, M.E.  2015.  Effects of cisplatin, phenanthriplatin, and pyriplatin on hearing and inner ear hair cells of zebrafish (Danio rerio).  101st Annual Kentucky Academy of Sciences Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, KY, Physiology and Biochemistry Session.

King, S.E.*, Fehrenbach, A.K.*, Johnson, J.R., Smith, M.E.  2015.  Sound-induced hearing loss and recovery in the axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum).  International Bioacoustics Congress, Murnau, Bavaria, Germany.

King, S.E.*, Fehrenbach, A.K.*, Johnson, J.R., Smith, M.E.  2015.  Functional recovery of axolotl hearing following sound exposure.  WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. Best poster award.

Rogers, B.*, Smith, M.E.  2015. Hearing and a potentially novel peripheral auditory structure in Semaprochilodus insignis. WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Hodzic, D.*, Smith, M.E.  2015. The role of melanin in auditory function of zebrafish (Danio rerio).  WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. Best poster award.

Fehrenbach, A.K.*, King, S.E.*, Johnson, J.R., Smith, M.E.  2105.  Hearing and effects of sound exposure on the axolotl (Amystoma mexicanum). WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. Oral presentation.

Weller, K.K.*, Godinho, A.L., Smith, M.E.  2015.  Sound production in three prochilodontid fish species from Brazil.  WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Monroe, J.D., Williams, M.E., Smith, M.E.  2014.  A high-throughput zebrafish assay for testing ototoxicity of anti-cancer drugs.  Kentucky Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference, Louisville, KY.

Monroe, J.D., Williams, M.E., Smith, M.E.  2014.  Finding novel platinum(II) complex anti-cancer drugs.  NIH Fifth Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence, Washington, D.C.

Smith, M.E.  2014.  Fishing for a cure for deafness: Zebrafish and sensory hair cell regeneration.  Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University.  Invited seminar.

Smith, M.E.  2014. Fishing for a cure for deafness: Zebrafish and sensory hair cell regeneration.  Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University.  Invited seminar.

Manning, D.P.*, Uribe, P.*, Monroe, J.D., Smith, M.E., and Coffin, A.B.  2014.  GFP expression in hair cells is correlated with reduced hearing sensitivity in transgenic zebrafish. Northwest Regional Society for Developmental Biology, Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington, WA.

Smith, M.E.  2014.  Hearing and hair cells in fishes.  Invited seminar.  Brigham Young University, Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology, Provo, UT.

Coffey, B.N.*, and Smith, M.E.  2014. Melanin as a possible oto-protective pigment in the ears of Poecilia latipinna and Cyprinus carpio.  Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2014 Midwinter Research Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Ni, A.*, and Smith, M.E.  2014.  Effects of growth hormone (GH) antagonist on zebrafish auditory hair cell regeneration. Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2013 Midwinter Research Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Smith, M.E.  The relationship between hair cell loss and hearing loss in fishes. 2013. The Third International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Budapest, Hungary.

Ni, A.*, and Smith, M.E.  2013.  Effects of growth hormone antagonist on zebrafish auditory hair cell regeneration.  Southeast Regional IDeA Meeting, Little Rock, AR.

Smith, M.E., Sun, H., Perkins, M.*, Ni, A.*  2013.  Growth hormone: A tonic for auditory hair cell loss?  50 Years of Underwater Bioacoustics Symposium, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida.

Coffey, B.N.*, Smith, M.E.  2013.  Melanin as a possible oto-protective pigment in fish ears.  50 Years of Underwater Bioacoustics Symposium, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida.

Smith, M.E., Sun, H., Perkins, M., Ni, A. 2013. Growth hormone: A tonic for auditory hair cell loss? 50 Years of Underwater Bioacoustics Symposium, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida.

Coffey, B.N., Smith, M.E. 2013. Melanin as a possible oto-protective pigment in fish ears. 50 Years of Underwater Bioacoustics Symposium, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida.

Perkins, M*, Ni, Y*, Sun, H., Smith, M.E. 2013. Prophylactic effects of growth hormone on zebrafish auditory hair cell damage. Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. Undergraduate oral presentation.

Ni, Y*, Perkins, M*, Sun, H., Smith, M.E. 2013. Effects of growth hormone antagonist on zebrafish auditory hair cell regeneration. Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY. Undergraduate poster presentation (1st Place in Natural Sciences).

Coffey, B.* and Smith, M.E. 2012. Aggressive acoustic behavior in Yasuhikotakia modesta: Does the Lombard effect hold water? WKU Student Research Conference, WKU, KY.

Rajadinakaran, G.*, Sun, H., Rinehart, C., Rouchka, E., Smith, M.E. 2012. Regulation of cell proliferation and cell death by growth hormone during zebrafish auditory hair cell regeneration. UT-ORNL-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit 2012, Louisville, KY.

Rajadinakaran, G.*, Huifang, F., Rinehart C., Rouchka E., Smith, M.E. 2012. Cell proliferation and apoptotic pathways regulated in zebrafish auditory hair cell regeneration using Next Generation Sequencing. WKU Student Research Conference, WKU, KY.

Rajadinakaran, G.*, Sun, H., Rouchka, E., Smith, M.E. 2012. Examining pathways regulated in zebrafish auditory hair cell regeneration using Next Generation Sequencing. Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2012 Midwinter Research Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Coffey, B.* and Smith, M.E. 2011. Aggressive acoustic behavior in Yasuhikotakia modesta: Does the Lombard effect hold water? 97th Annual Kentucky Academy of Sciences Meeting, Murray State University, KY, Zoology Undergraduate Student Oral presentation (2nd Place).

Wang, Y.*, Sun, H., and Smith, M.E. 2011. Growth hormone promotes auditory hair cell regeneration in zebrafish (Danio rerio). 97th Annual Kentucky Academy of Sciences Meeting, Murray State University, KY, Graduate Physiology and Biochemistry Graduate Student Oral presentation (1st Place).

Rajadinakaran, G.*, Sun, H., Eteleeb, A., Rouchka, E., and Smith, M.E. 2011. Next Generation Sequencing identified regulation of pathways in zebrafish auditory hair cell regeneration. 97th Annual Kentucky Academy of Sciences Meeting, Murray State University, KY, Graduate Physiology and Biochemistry Graduate Student Oral presentation (2nd Place).

Smith, M.E. and Rajadinakaran, G.* 2011. Next Generation sequencing to reveal growth hormone pathways in zebrafish auditory hair cell regeneration. Southeast Regional IDeA Meeting, Sept. 22-24, New Orleans, LA.

Sullivan, M.T.*, Smith, M.E., and Sun, H. 2011. The effect of pile driving on the inner ear of striped bass (Morone saxitilis). Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Symposium, WKU, KY.

Coffey, B.N.* and Smith, M.E. 2011. Aggressive acoustic behavior in Yasuhikotakia modesta: Does the Lombard effect hold water? Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Symposium, WKU, KY.

Smith, M.E. 2011. Tracing tonotopy in teleosts. Bioacoustics of Fishes Special Session, Acoustical Society of America Meetings, Seattle, WA. Invited presentation.

Wang, Y.*, Sun, H., and Smith, M.E. 2011. Time-course of growth hormone effects on zebrafish (Danio rerio) auditory hair cell regeneration. Western Kentucky University 41st Annual Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Sun, H., Wang, Y.*, and Smith, M.E. 2011. Time-course of growth hormone effects in zebrafish (Danio rerio) auditory hair cell regeneration. Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2010 Midwinter Research Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

 

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