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713-522-7911

Dr. Ruth Bagnall Professor Cullen-Smith Chair
Biology Department
713/525-3167
bagnall@stthom.edu

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Biological Sciences - University of Houston (1976)
  • Bachelor of Science - Biology - University of Houston (1971)

Research

  • Development of urban pocket prairies along Buffalo Bayou.
  • Metagenomic analysis of viral populations in mosquitos
  • Role of bacteria in maintaining the symbiosis between sea anemones and their zooxanthellae
  • Use of microsatellite loci to study reproductive behavior of mysid shrimp.

Publications

  • "Implementation of a Service-Learning Module in Medical Microbiology and Cell Biology."
    Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education
    Authors: Larios-Sanz, M., Simmons, A., Bagnall, R.A., and Rosell, R. C.
    American Society of Microbiology (2011) Vol. 12 Page 29-37
  • "Twelve polymorphic microsatellite loci from the Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, the vector for citrus greening disease (Huanglongbing)."
    Molecular Ecology Notes
    Authors: Laura M. Boykin, Ruth Ann Bagnall, Donald R. Frohlich, David G. Hall, Wayne B. Hunter, Catherine S. Katsar, Cindy L. McKenzie, Rosemarie C. Rosell, and Robert G. Shatters, Jr.
    (2007) Page 1202-1204
  • "Global Relationships of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) revealed using Bayesian Analysis of mitochondrial COI DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution"
    Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
    Authors: Laura M. Boykin, Robert G. Shatters, Jr., Rosemarie C. Rosell, Cindy L. McKenzie, Ruth Ann Bagnall, Paul De Barro, and Donald R. Frohlich
    (2007) Page 1306-1319
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