Faculty Highlights





Dr. Subudhi co-authors paper
AltitudeOmics: Resetting of Cerebrovascular CO2 Reactivity Following Acclimatization to High Altitude.   Fan JL, Subudhi AW, Duffin J, Lovering AT, Roach RC, Kayser B. Front Physiol. 2016 Jan 8;6:394. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2015.00394. eCollection 2015.


Dr. Lybecker and collaborators receive NIH grant.
Dr. Lybecker, in collaboration with Drs. Jon Skare and Jennifer Hyde at Texas A&M University, receive funding from the NIH to study 'The role of small non-coding RNA in borrelial pathogenesis.'



Dr Mooney receives UCCS award.
Dr. Mooney has been awarded a research seed grant from the Committee on Research and Creative Works. The title of Dr. Mooney's research is 'Early Flowers Bring More Herbivores: Climate-Induced Advances in Phenology Increase Aphid Abundance'



Dr. Hines receives Fulbright Scholar Award.
Dr. Hines will be heading to Bangkok, Thailand on a Fulbright Scholar Award in 2016-2017. During this time she will collaborate with faculty at Kasetsart University to develop and implement innovative pedagogies in science education.


Dr. Subudhi publishes paper
Lawey J.S., Levine, B.D., Williams, M.A., Malm, J., Ecklund, A., Polaner, D.M., Subudhi, A.W., Hackett, P.H., Roach, R.C.  Cerebral spinal fluid dynamics: effect of hypoxia and implications for high-altitude illness. Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(2):251-262.



Dr. Subudhi publishes paper

Jui-Lin Fan, Andrew W Subudhi, James Duffin, Andrew T Lovering, Robert C Roach, Bengt Kayser  AltitudeOmics: Resetting of Cerebrovascular CO2 Reactivity Following Acclimatization to High Altitude. Frontiers in Physiology, Jan 8, 2016.


Dr. Subudhi publishes paper


Dr. Bono publishes paper with former undergraduate student


Dr. Lybecker publishes paper


Dr. Subudhi publishes paper with students

Jordyn N. Rienks, Andrea A. Vanderwoude, Elizabeth Maas, Zachary M. Blea, and Andrew W. Subudhi Effect of Beetroot Juice on Self-Regulated, Moderate-Intensity Exercise




Biology student Dorothy Klimczak awarded a University of Colorado Cancer Research Summer Fellowship for work in Dr. Wolkow’s lab


Biology students receive UCCS LAS Summer Research Awards

Erin Jordan received the award to work in Dr. Bono’s lab and Dorothy Klimczak to work in Dr. Wolkow’s lab


Drs. Hines and Wolkow are forming education partnerships with both Project Lead the Way and the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative



Dr. Subudhi publishes paper

Elliott JE, Laurie SS, Kern JP, Beasley KM, Goodman RD, Kayser B, Subudhi AW, Roach RC, Lovering AT J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 May 1;118(9):1100-12. Epub 2015 Feb 12.



Dr. Killian publishes paper with UCCS student and a figure makes the journal cover

Simona Antonacci, Daniel Forand, Margaret Wolf, Courtney Tyus, Julia Barney, Leah Kellogg, Margo A. Simon, Genevieve Kerr, Kristen L. Wells, Serena Younes, Nathan T. Mortimer, Eugenia C. Olesnicky, and Darrell J. Killian Conserved RNA-Binding Proteins Required for Dendrite Morphogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans Sensory Neurons (2015) G3: Genes Genomes Genetics 5:1-15.


Dr. Pearson publishes paper


Dr. Subudhi publishes paper

Subudhi AW1, Grajzel K, Langolf RJ, Roach RC, Panerai RB, Davis JE. Cerebral autoregulation index at high altitude assessed by thigh-cuff and transfer function analysis techniques. Exp Physiol. 2015 Feb 1;100(2):173-81. doi: 10.1113/expphysiol.2014.082479. Epub 2015 Jan 14.