Amy Cheng Vollmer: Publications

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Research Publications 

* indicates undergraduate student

Cardemil, C.V.*, Smulski, D.R., LaRossa, R. A., and A.C. Vollmer. 2010. "Bioluminescent Escherichia coli Strains for the Quantitative Detection of Phosphate and Ammonia in Coastal and Suburban Watersheds" DNA and Cell Biology, 29(9): 519-31.

Shawkey M.D., Hussain M. J.*, Strong A.L.*, Hagelin J.C., Vollmer A.C. and Hill G.E. 2006. Use of culture-independent methods to compare bacterial assemblages on feathers of crested and least Auklets (Aethia cristatella and Aethia pusilla) with those of passerines. Waterbirds 29 (4): 507-511.

Vollmer, A. C. and T. K. Van Dyk.  2004. Stress Responsive Bacteria:  Biosensors as Environmental  Monitors.  In Advances in Microbial Physiology (Poole, R. K. ed.) Vol. 49: 131-174.  Academic Press: London. 

Smulski, D.R., Huan, L.L., McCluskey, M.P., Gladnick-Reeve, M., Vollmer, A.C., Van Dyk, T.K. and R.A. LaRossa. 2001. A Combined, Functional Genomic-Biochemical Approach to Intermediary Metabolism:  The Interaction of Acivicin with Escherichia coli, J. Bacteriol.  183: 3353-3364. (pdf)

Wei, Y., Vollmer, A.C. and LaRossa, R.A.  2001.  In Vivo Titration of Mitomycin C Action by the Presence of Four Escherichia coli Genomic Regions on Multicopy Plasmids, J. Bacteriol183:  2259--2264. (pdf)

Davidov, Y., Smulski. D., Van Dyk, T. K., Vollmer, A. C., Elsemore, D. A. LaRossa, R. A. and S. Belkin.  2000.  Improved bacterial SOS promoter::lux fusions for genotoxicity detection. Mutation Research 466: 97-107.

Davidov, Y., D. R. Smulski, T. K. Van Dyk, A. C. Vollmer, R. A. LaRossa and S. Belkin. 1999. Genotoxicity detection by bacterial strains harboring recA'::lux fusions. In: Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence: Perspectives for the 21st Century.  A. Roda, M. Pazzagli, L. J. Kricka and P. E. Stanley, eds.  John Wiley & Sons, Chichester. pp. 597-600.

Vollmer, A.C. 1998.  Visualization of Bioluminescence.  In Methods in Molecular Biology:  Bioluminescence Methods and Protocols.  (LaRossa, R. A., ed.).  Humana Press, Totowa, NJ.

Vollmer, A.C. 1998.  Genotoxic Sensors.  In Methods in Molecular Biology:  Bioluminescence Methods and Protocols.  (LaRossa, R. A., ed.).  Humana Press, Totowa, NJ.

Vollmer, A.C., Kwayke, S.*, Halpern, M.* and Everbach, E. C.  1998.  Use of Bioluminescent Escherichia coli to Detect Damage Due to Ultrasound, Appl. Environ. Microbiol, 64(10): 3927-3931. (pdf)

Belkin, S., Smulski, D.R., Dadon, S., Vollmer, A.C., Van Dyk, T.K.,  and LaRossa, R.A.  1997. A Panel of Stress-Responsive Luminous Bacteria for Toxicity Detection.  Water Research, 31(12): 3009-3016.

Vollmer, A.C., Belkin, S., Smulski, D.R., Van Dyk, T.K. and LaRossa, R.A.  1997. Detection of DNA damage by use of Escherichia coli  carrying recA'::lux, uvrA'::lux or alkA'::lux reporter plasmids,  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63(7), 2566-2571. (pdf)

Belkin, S., Van Dyk, T.K., Vollmer, A.C., Smulski, D.R., Reed, T.R., and LaRossa, R.A. 1996.  Monitoring Sub-Toxic Environmental Hazards by Stress Responsive Luminous Bacteria, Environ. Tox. and Water Qual.  11(3):179-185.

Belkin, S.,  D.R. Smulski, A.C. Vollmer, T.K. Van Dyk and R.A. LaRossa.   1996.  Oxidative stress detection with Escherichia coli harboring a katG'::lux fusion.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62:  2252-2256. (pdf)

Van Dyk, T.K., Smulski, D.R., Reed, T.R., Belkin, S., Vollmer, A.C. and LaRossa, R.A. 1995.  Similar Response to Adverse Environmental Conditions by Escherichia coli Strains Carrying uspA'::lux or grpE'::lux Genetic Fusions, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 4124-4127. (pdf)

Van Dyk, T.K., Reed, T.R., Vollmer, A.C. and LaRossa, R.A.  1995.  Synergistic Induction of the Heat Shock Response in Escherichia coli by Simultaneous Treatment with Chemical Inducers, J. Bacteriol.177:  6001-6004. (pdf)

Van Dyk, T.K., Belkin, S., Vollmer, A.C., Smulski, D.R., Reed, T.R. and LaRossa, R.A.  1994.  Fusions of Vibrio fischeri lux Genes to Escherichia coli Stress Promoters:  Detection of Environmental Stress.  In Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence: Fundamentals and Applied Aspects.  (Campbell, A.K., Kricka, L.J. and Stanley, P.E., eds.)  Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd,  pp. 147-150.

Belkin, S., Vollmer, A.C., Van Dyk, T.K., Smulski, D.R., Reed, T.R. and LaRossa, R.A. 1994.  Oxidative and DNA Damaging Agents Induce Luminescence in E. coli Harboring lux Fusions to Stress Promoters.  In Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence: Fundamentals and Applied Aspects.  (Campbell, A.K., Kricka, L.J. and Stanley, P.E., eds.)  Chichester, UK:  John Wiley & Sons Ltd,  pp. 509-512.

Sukhatme, V.P., Vollmer, A.C., Erickson,  E., Isobe, M., Croce, C. and Parnes, J.R.  1985. Gene for the Human T Cell Differentiation Antigen Leu-2/T8 Is Closely Linked to the Kappa Light Chain Locus on Chromosome 2.  J. Exp. Med.   l6l:  429-434.

Zamoyska, R., Vollmer, A.C., Sizer, K.C., Liaw, C.W. and Parnes, J.R. 1985. Two  Lyt-2 Polypeptides Arise from a Single Gene by Alternative Splicing Patterns of mRNA. Cell  43:  l53-l63.

Sukhatme, V.P., Sizer, K.C., Vollmer, A.C., Hunkapiller, T. and Parnes, J.R.  1985. The T Cell Differentiation Antigen Leu 2/T8 is Homologous to  Immunoglobulin.  Cell  40: 59l-597.

Teaching & Education Publications

Vollmer, A.C. 2010. Making it Personal. In Small Things Considered (Edited by M. Schaechter and M. Youle), posted on September 9, 2010.

Vollmer. A.C. 2010. Hello Again, Metabolism! In Small Things Considered (Edited by M. Schaechter and M. Youle), posted on July 22, 2010.

Vollmer, A.C. 2010. Taking Risks: ASMCUE Musings. In Small Things Considered (Edited by M. Schaechter and M. Youle), posted on June 17, 2010.

Vollmer, A.C. Teaching Resources, Microbiology, in The Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3rd Edition, edited by Moselio Schaechter, Elsevier (in press for 2008).

Vollmer, A.C., 2007. Establishment and maintenance of an ASM student chapter. Microbe 2(8): 405.

Vollmer, A.C. 2006. It's Not What We Say. Microbe 1(11): 516-520.

Vollmer, A.C. 2006. Jump-Starting Your Brain in the Morning. In Strategies for
Success
(C. Johnson, Ed.). No. 45, pp. 1-2. Benjamin Cummins: San Francisco.

Vollmer, A.C, and S.J. Vollmer. 2005. Book review of: The Microbial Models of
Molecular Biology: From Genes to Genomes
, by Roland H. Davis. Bull. Hist,. Med. 79: 358-360.

Vollmer, A.C. 2005. Connecting Branches to Student Activities. ASM News. 71:90-91.

Vollmer, A.C. 2005. Networking: A Lifeline for Faculty at Small Colleges. In Focus on Microbiology Education, American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington, D.C., Vol 11 (2): 4-5.

 

Vollmer, A.C.  2006.  Jump-Starting Your Brain in the Morning.  In Strategies for Success(C. Johnson, Ed.).  No. 45, pp. 1-2.  Benjamin Cummins:  San Francisco.

Vollmer, A.C, and S.J. Vollmer.  2005.  Book review of:  The Microbial Models of Molecular Biology:  From Genes to Genomes, by Roland H. Davis.  Bull. Hist,. Med.  79: 358-360.

Vollmer, A.C. 2005.  Connecting Branches to Student Activities.  ASM News.  71:90-91.

Vollmer, A.C.  2005. Networking:  A Lifeline for Faculty at Small Colleges. In Focus on Microbiology Education, American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington, D.C., Vol 11 (2):  4-5.

Vollmer, A.C.  2004.  Resource Review:  Bacterial Genetics.  Develop. Cell  6:  1-3.

Vollmer. A.C.  2004. Teaching students to write short documents for diverse audiences.  In Great Ideas in Teaching Microbiology (Johnson, C. ed.) Vol. 1:  p7-8.  Benjamin Cummins:  San Francisco.

Vollmer, A.C  Critical thinking questions for each of all 22 chapters. In Microbiology, 5th edition 2002. (Prescott, L.M., Harley, J.P. and Klein, D.A.)  McGraw Hill:  Boston.

Benson, S. P. and A. C. Vollmer.  2000. Microbiology Education: A New Venue for Scholarship in Microbiology Education. In Focus on Microbiology Education, Spring 2000. American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington, D.C.

Vollmer, A.C. 2000.  Passing the Torch:  In Love with My Job. In Many Faces, Many Microbes (R. Atlas, ed.)  American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington, DC. pp 293-298, also reprinted in 2000 ASM News 66: 459-462.

Vollmer, A. C.  Plasmids, In Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia, 2000 Deluxe edition. (Sarah De Weerdt, Life Science Editor, Microsoft)

Vollmer, A.C., 1999.  Mentoring Undergraduate Students in the Laboratory. In Focus on Microbiology Education, Spring 1999. American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington, D.C.

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