Researcher List: IPY: Collaboration Research: Extremes of Hibernation Physiology: Patterns of Expression, Regulation, and Limits

Brian Barnes
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Brian Barnes

Professor of Zoophysiology and Institute Director
bmbarnes@alaska.edu
people.iab.uaf.edu/brian_barnes
Office: 311A Irving 1, 907.474.7649

Lab: 269/269A Arctic Health Research Bldg, 907.474.6067

Research Interests:
Environmental physiology; adaptation of animals to environments; physiology of hibernation; physiological and endocrinological reproductive mechanisms of mammals.

Research Projects:

load Hibernation Genomics: Mechanisms for Metabolic Suppression and Neural Protection
load IPY: Collaboration Research: Extremes of Hibernation Physiology: Patterns of Expression, Regulation, and Limits
load IPY: Collaborative Research on Carbon, Water and Energy Balance of the Arctic Landscape at Flagship Observatories in a PanArctic Network
load Collaborative Research: Deep Supercooling to -100°C, and Lower, in Alaska Beetle Cucujus clavipes
load Toolik Field Station

IAB Publications:

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Graduate Students:

load Don Larson, Sara Wilbur

Trixie Lee
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Trixie Lee

trixie.lee@alaska.edu
sites.google.com/a/alaska.edu/trixie-lee/
Office: 232a Arctic Health Research Bldg, 907.474.2653

Research Interests:
Physiological Ecology: physiology of hibernation, especially lean mass loss, in Arctic Ground Squirrels and Alaska Marmots; Stable isotopes; thermoregulation of vertebrates

Research Projects:

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Diane O'Brien
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Diane O'Brien

Professor
dmobrien@alaska.edu
people.iab.uaf.edu/diane_obrien
Office: 230 Arctic Health Research Bldg, 907.474.5762

Lab: 221 Arctic Health Research Bldg

Research Interests:
Nutritional Physiology of insects; Stable isotope ecology, Understanding patterns of stable isotope variation among biological compounds

Research Projects:

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load Developing a novel set of diet pattern biomarkers, based on stable isotope ratios (Negem Nallunailkutaa)
load Stable Isotope Fingerprinting: A Novel Approach for Identifying Amino Acid Biosynthetic Sources, Using Stable Isotope Variation Among Amino Acids

IAB Publications:

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Graduate Students:

load Justin Smith

Post-Doctoral Fellows:

load Hee Young Yun

Michael Sheriff
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Michael Sheriff

Postdoctoral Fellow
mjs72@psu.edu
Office: 270 Arctic Health Research Bldg, 907.474.6067

Research Interests:
Arctic ground squirrels

Research Projects:

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