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(*Undergraduate researcher; articles 15-18 completed at Augsburg and provided as .pdfs)


18.*Barrozo, ER..*Fowler, DA, Beckman, ML (2015) Exposure to D2-like Dopamine Receptor Agonists Inhibits Swimming in Daphnia magna Pharm Biochem Behav 137:101-109.

17. Beckman, ML, Pramod, AB, Perley, D, Henry, LK (2014) Stereoselective inhibition of serotonin transporters by antimalarial compounds. Neurochem Int 73:98-106.

16. Rau TF, Sharma S, Lu Q, Leary G, Beckman ML, Wainwright MS, Kavanaugh M, Poulsen DJ, Black SM. (2012) Oxygen glucose deprivation in rat hippocampal slice cultures results in alterations in carnitine homeostasis and mitochondrial dysfunction. PLoS ONE 7(9):e40881.

15. Slocum R, Shannon J, Cadieux V, Beckman M (2011) “Properly, with love, from scratch”: Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. J Rad Hist Rev 110:178-191.

14.  Banerjee S, Curto EV, Beckman M, Brown GB, Zhong J, Krishna NR (2006) Expression of functional scorpion neurotoxin Lqq-V in E.coli. Peptides 27:49-54.

13. Androutsellis-Theotokis A, Goldberg NR, Ueda K, Beppu T, Beckman ML, Das S, Javitch JA, Rudnick G (2003) Characterization of a functional bacterial homologue of sodium-dependent neurotransmitter transporters. J Biol Chem 278:12703-12709.

12. Deken SL, Beckman ML, Quick MW (2001) Picking on neurotransmitter transporters. TINS 24:623-625.

11. Beckman ML, Quick MW (2001) Substrates and temperature differentiate ion flux from serotonin flux in a serotonin transporter. Neuropharmacol 40:526-535.

10. Deken SL, Beckman ML, Boos L, Quick MW (2000) Transport rates of GABA transporters: regulation by the N-terminal domain and syntaxin 1A. Nature Neurosci. 3:998-1003.

9.   Beckman ML, Quick MW (2000) The ups and downs of neurotransmitter transporters. The   Neuroscientist 6:199-207.

8.   Fenster CP, Hicks JH, Beckman ML, Covernton PJO, Quick MW, Lester RAJ (1999)  Desensitization of nicotinic receptors in the central nervous system. Ann NY Acad Sci 868:620-623.

7.   Fenster CP, Beckman ML, Parker JL, Sheffield EB, Whitworth TL, Quick MW, Lester RAJ (1999) Regulation of a4b2 Nicotinic Receptor Desensitization by Calcium and Protein Kinase C. Mol Pharmacol 55:432-443.

6.   Beckman, M.L., Bernstein, E.M., Quick, M.W. 1999. Multiple G Protein-Coupled Receptors Initiate Protein Kinase C Redistribution of GABA Transporters in Hippocampal Neurons. J. Neurosci. 19:RC9(1-6).

5.   Lu C-M, Eichelberger J, Beckman ML, Brown GB (1998) Sequence and analysis of the 5’-flanking region of the human brain sodium channel subtype II gene. J Mol Neurosci 11:179-182.

4.  Beckman, M.L. and M.W. Quick. 1998.  Probing neurotransmitter transporter function by two electrode voltage clamp. AxoBits 22.  Axon Instruments, Inc.

3.  Beckman, M.L. 1998. Speedo silicone ear plug “snakes” are effective polyacrylamide gel casting seals. BioTechniques. 25:592-594.

2.  Beckman, M.L., Bernstein, E.M., M.W. Quick. 1998. PKC regulates the functional interaction between a rat brain GABA transporter and syntaxin 1A. J. Neuroscience. 18:6103-6112.

1.  Beckman, M.L. and M.W. Quick. 1998. Neurotransmitter Transporters:  regulators of function and functional regulation. J. Membrane Biol. 164:1-10.

Published Papers

Papers in Preparation

Burt, O., M.L. Beckman. A Daphnia magna model for manganese toxicity. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part C, Toxicology. Submission in process. 

McDonnell, R.J., *Sneed, R., Ott, M., M.L. Beckman. The Role of Dopamine in the Appendage Movements Associated with Swimming and Feeding in Daphnia magna (for submission to J Exp  Biol, summer 2017)

Grafelman, M.L. Beckman. Characterization and staging of Daphnia magna eye development (for submission to Peer J, late fall/early fall/winter 2017)

Enrici, A, Staffaroni, R, M.L. Beckman. Stacked Actin “Donuts” in the Basal Bead of the Daphnia magna First Antennae Setae: Phalloidin staining of the basal bead in the chemosensory setae of Daphnia magna (for submission to Arthropod Structure and Development in late summer/early fall 2017).

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