Multidisciplinary scientific research is important to the overall mission of the Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory.

Below is a list of publications for research conducted here at the lab by our scientists, staff and student interns.

  • Chern, K., M. Bird, K. Frey and J. E. Huffman. 2016. Research Note: Ticks and Tick-borne Pathogens of Black Bears (Ursus americanus) in New Jersey. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 90(1): 25-30.
  • Ombrello, T, N.Chinnici and J.E. Huffman. 2016. Multiple Paternities in American Black Bears from New Jersey. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science: 90(1): 21-24.
  • McGovern, E., J. Mischler and J. E. Huffman. 2016. Ticks of Black Bears (Ursus americanus) from Northeast Pennsylvania and Tick-borne Pathogens. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 90 (1): 56-61.
  • Bird. M. and J. E. Huffman. 2016. Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia miyamotoi in White-footed Mice, Peromyscus leucopus, and Blacklegged Ticks, Ixodes scapularis, in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, a Lyme Endemic Region. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science: 90 (1): 44-47.
  • Shaw, M., N. Kolba and J.E. Huffman. Babesia sp. in black bears (Ursus americanus) in New Jersey. Northeastern Naturalist 2014
  • Chinnici, N. and J. E. Huffman. 2014. Research Note: Morphological and DNA Analysis to Determine Canid Species. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 88: 247-253.
  • Omare, D. and J.E. Huffman. 2014. Antibiotic resistant bacteria isolated from water pools at a former dump site in Pennsylvania. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science  88: 216-219.
  • Huffman, J.E. and Douglas E. Roscoe. 2014. Case Report: Fatal Disseminated Toxoplasmosis in a Black Bear Cub. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 88: 101-106.
  • Lisowski, S., N. Chinnici and J.E. Huffman. 2014. Aerobic oral and nasal bacteria in New Jersey Black Bears (Ursus americanus) with a report on antibiotic susceptibility of Escherichia coli. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 88: 95-100.
  • Huffman, J.E. 2013. Selected Wildlife Trematodiasis. in Digenetic Trematodes edited by R. Toledo and B. Fried. Springer Verlag.
  • Keeler, S.P., N.L. Bernarsky, J.E. Huffman, and D.E. Roscoe. 2011. A survey of the prion protein gene heterogeneity in New Jersey white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 85: 183-186.
  • Keeler, S.P., P. Brooks, and J.E. Huffman. 2011. Evaluation of the genetic variability of ten microsatellite loci in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) from Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 85: 18-22.

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To Learn more about ESU's Wildlife DNA Laboratory and the services available, please contact Nicole Chinnici at nchinnici@esu.edu

Contact Information

Campus Address
ESU Innovation Center
Phone:
(570) 422-7892
Fax:
(570) 422-3724 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Director
Name
Nicole Chinnici
Phone:
(570) 422-7891
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