J W Bickham

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics, karyotypic diversity, and partition of the genus Myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)
    John W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, 210 Nagle Hall, College Station, TX 77843 2258, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:333-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of chemical contaminants on genetic diversity in natural populations: implications for biomonitoring and ecotoxicology
    J W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, 77843, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Mutat Res 463:33-51. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Flow-cytometric analysis of the effects of triethylenemelamine on somatic and testicular tissues of the rat
    J W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843
    Cytometry 13:368-73. 1992
  4. ncbi request reprint Chemical contaminants and their effects in fish and wildlife from the industrial zone of Sumgayit, Republic of Azerbaijan
    Carol D Swartz
    Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Ecotoxicology 12:509-21. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of exposure and effects of environmental contaminants on swallows nesting along the Rio Grande, Texas, USA
    Miguel A Mora
    U S Geological Survey, 316 Nagle Hall, 2258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2258, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1574-84. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Patterns of genotoxicity and contaminant exposure: evidence of genomic instability in the marsh frogs (Rana ridibunda) of Sumgayit, Azerbaijan
    Cole W Matson
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2258, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:2055-64. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal damage in two species of aquatic turtles (Emys orbicularis and Mauremys caspica) inhabiting contaminated sites in Azerbaijan
    Cole W Matson
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843 2258, USA
    Ecotoxicology 14:513-25. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytochrome b sequences in black-crowned night-herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) from heronries exposed to genotoxic contaminants
    C R Dahl
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Ecotoxicology 10:291-6; discussion 296-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Integration of genotoxicity and population genetic analyses in kangaroo rats (Dipodomys merriami) exposed to radionuclide contamination at the Nevada Test Site, USA
    C W Theodorakis
    Texas A and M University, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:317-26. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Further flow cytometric studies of the effects of triethylenemelamine on somatic and testicular tissues of the rat
    J W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843
    Cytometry 15:222-9. 1994

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  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics, karyotypic diversity, and partition of the genus Myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)
    John W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, 210 Nagle Hall, College Station, TX 77843 2258, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:333-8. 2004
    ..Myotis macropus clusters within a clade that includes Southeast Asian species...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of chemical contaminants on genetic diversity in natural populations: implications for biomonitoring and ecotoxicology
    J W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, 77843, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Mutat Res 463:33-51. 2000
    ..This paper reviews the issues surrounding the genetic effects of pollution, summarizes the technical approaches that can be used to address these issues, and provides examples of studies that have addressed some of them...
  3. ncbi request reprint Flow-cytometric analysis of the effects of triethylenemelamine on somatic and testicular tissues of the rat
    J W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843
    Cytometry 13:368-73. 1992
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  4. ncbi request reprint Chemical contaminants and their effects in fish and wildlife from the industrial zone of Sumgayit, Republic of Azerbaijan
    Carol D Swartz
    Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Ecotoxicology 12:509-21. 2003
    ..Exposure to contaminated sediments produced acute effects in Russian sturgeon, but genotoxic effects appear to be slight...
  5. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of exposure and effects of environmental contaminants on swallows nesting along the Rio Grande, Texas, USA
    Miguel A Mora
    U S Geological Survey, 316 Nagle Hall, 2258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2258, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1574-84. 2006
    ..These contaminants, particularly p,p'-DDE, may be among multiple factors that impact endocrine and hematopoietic function in Rio Grande swallows...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patterns of genotoxicity and contaminant exposure: evidence of genomic instability in the marsh frogs (Rana ridibunda) of Sumgayit, Azerbaijan
    Cole W Matson
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2258, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:2055-64. 2005
    ..Flow cytometric data showed a significant correlation with sediment mercury concentrations, whereas population micronucleus frequencies were significantly correlated with high-molecular-weight PAHs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal damage in two species of aquatic turtles (Emys orbicularis and Mauremys caspica) inhabiting contaminated sites in Azerbaijan
    Cole W Matson
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843 2258, USA
    Ecotoxicology 14:513-25. 2005
    ..orbicularis. These data combine to show that the contaminated wetlands in Sumgayit and Neftchala are genotoxic and that three-ring PAHs are likely a significant influence on observed genotoxicity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytochrome b sequences in black-crowned night-herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) from heronries exposed to genotoxic contaminants
    C R Dahl
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Ecotoxicology 10:291-6; discussion 296-7. 2001
    ..With the exception of one population from Louisiana, pair-wise Phist estimates were very low, indicative of little population structure and potentially high rates of effective migration among populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Integration of genotoxicity and population genetic analyses in kangaroo rats (Dipodomys merriami) exposed to radionuclide contamination at the Nevada Test Site, USA
    C W Theodorakis
    Texas A and M University, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:317-26. 2001
    ..We conclude the atomic blast sites are ecological sinks and that immigration masks the genotoxic effects of radiation on the resident populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Further flow cytometric studies of the effects of triethylenemelamine on somatic and testicular tissues of the rat
    J W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843
    Cytometry 15:222-9. 1994
    ..Increased CVs, cell cycle alterations, and decreased CVs after recovery are all potentially useful biomarkers of effect for laboratory and field studies in environmental toxicology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Editorial: the unknown environmental tragedy in Sumgayit, Azerbaijan
    John W Bickham
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2258, USA
    Ecotoxicology 12:505-8. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Evidence of chromosomal damage in common eiders (Somateria mollissima) from the Baltic Sea
    Cole W Matson
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2258, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:1066-71. 2004
    ..However, eider populations from the Baltic Sea had significantly elevated estimates of genetic damage compared to populations from the Beaufort Sea...
  13. ncbi request reprint Glacial refugia and the phylogeography of Steller's sea lion (Eumatopias jubatus) in the North Pacific
    A Harlin-Cognato
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2258, USA
    J Evol Biol 19:955-69. 2006
    ..Our data show evidence of four glacial refugia in which populations of Steller's sea lions diverged. These events occurred from approximately 60,000 to 180,000 years BP and thus preceded the last glacial maximum...
  14. doi request reprint Potential effects of environmental contaminants on P450 aromatase activity and DNA damage in swallows from the Rio Grande and Somerville, Texas
    M A Sitzlar
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, 2258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 2258, USA
    Ecotoxicology 18:15-21. 2009
    ..Our study provides baseline information on brain and gonadal aromatase activity in swallows that could be useful in future studies...
  15. pmc Evolutionary toxicology: population-level effects of chronic contaminant exposure on the marsh frogs (Rana ridibunda) of Azerbaijan
    Cole W Matson
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:547-52. 2006
    ..This study provides an integrated method for assessing the cumulative population impacts of chronic contaminant exposure by studying both population genetic and evolutionary effects...
  16. doi request reprint In situ biomonitoring of PAH-contaminated sediments using juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)
    Gary C Barbee
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 71:454-64. 2008
    ..3 total hepatic DNA adducts per 10(9) nucleotides. These results indicate that in situ biomonitoring using biomarkers and caged fish can be a sensitive indicator of genotoxic PAHs in sediments...
  17. ncbi request reprint Contaminant exposure of barn swallows nesting on Bayou d'Inde, Calcasieu Estuary, Louisiana, USA
    Thomas W Custer
    U S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Road, La Crosse, WI 54603, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 121:543-60. 2006
    ..Trace element concentrations in barn swallow eggs and nestling livers were at background levels and did not differ among the three sites. A biomarker of DNA damage did not differ among sites...
  18. ncbi request reprint Trace element concentrations and bioindicator responses in tree swallows from northwestern Minnesota
    Christine M Custer
    U S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Road, La Crosse, WI 54603, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 118:247-66. 2006
    ..Bioindicator measurements were within the normal ranges as well...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exposure and effects of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) nesting along the Woonasquatucket River, Rhode Island, USA
    Christine M Custer
    US Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:93-109. 2005
    ..Three bioindicators, half-peak coefficient of geometric variation, ethoxyresorufin-O-dealkylase activity, and brain asymmetry were assessed relative to TCDD contamination...
  20. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of contaminant-indicative RAPD markers
    Christopher W Theodorakis
    Texas Tech University, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Ecotoxicology 13:303-9. 2004
    ..Although the identity of these bands is still unknown, the high degree of conservatism suggests that these loci might play an important role in molecular processes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Water level management and contaminant exposure to tree swallows nesting on the Upper Mississippi River
    Thomas W Custer
    US Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Road, La Crosse, WI 54603, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 133:335-45. 2007
    ..Concentrations of inorganic and organochlorine contaminants in tree swallow eggs and nestlings were not at toxic levels. Hatching success did not differ among years and was comparable to the nationwide average...