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CSTR Recent Publications (since 2016).

Cara Gormally
  1. Gormally C, R Inghram.* 2021. “Goggles & white lab coats:” Students’ perspectives on scientists and the continued need to challenge stereotypes. JMBE.
  2. Gormally C. 2020. The Comics Project: Synthesizing and communicating science with comics. CourseSource. https://www.coursesource.org/courses/the-comics-project-synthesizing-and-communicating-science-with-comics
  3. Cooper KM1, AJJ Auerbach, JD Bader, AM Beadles-Bohling, JA Brashears, E Cline, SL Eddy, DB Elliot, E Farley, L Fuselier, HM Heinz, M Irving, T Josek, AK Lane, SM Lo, J Maloy, M Nugent, E Offerdahl, J Palacios-Moreno, J Ramos, JW Reid, RA Sparks, AL Waring, M Wilton, C Gormally1, SE Brownell1. 2020. Fourteen recommendations to create a more inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ individuals in academic biology. CBE-LSE. 1 lead authors who contributed equally.
  4. Gormally C. 2020. Using comics to make science come alive. CourseSource. https://www.coursesource.org/courses/using-comics-to-make-science-come-alive
  5. Marchut A,* Gormally C. 2019. Successes and limitations of inquiry-based laboratories on affective learning outcomes for deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing signing students. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/josotl/article/view/24469
  6. Cooper, KM, SE Brownell, C Gormally. 2019. Coming out to the class: Identifying factors that influence college biology instructor decisions about whether to reveal their LGBQ identity in class. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering.
  7. Braun DC, Clark MD, Marchut AE, Solomon CM, Majocha M,* Davenport Z,* Kushalnagar RS, Listman J, Hauser PC, Gormally C. 2018. Welcoming Deaf Students into STEM: Recommendations for University Science Education CBE-Life Sciences Education. 17:es10, 1–8, Fall 2018.
  8. Majocha M,* Davenport Z,* Braun D, Gormally C. 2018. “Everyone was nice…but I was still left out”: An Interview Study About Deaf Interns’ Research Experiences in STEM. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 19(1):1-7 doi:10.1128/jmbe.v19i1.1381
  9. Pelaez N, Anderson TR, Gardner SM, Yin Y, Abraham JK, Bartlett E, Gormally C, Hurney CA, Long TM, Newman DL, Sirum K, Stevens MT. 2018. Community-building framework for collaborative research coordination across the education and biology research disciplines. CBE-Life Sciences Education 17(2) doi/10.1187/cbe.17-04-0060
  10. Pelaez N, Anderson TR, Gardner SM, Yin Y, Abraham JK, Bartlett E, Gormally C, Hill J, Hoover M, Hurney C, Long T, Newman DL, Sirum K, Stevens M. 2017. The Basic Competencies of Biological Experimentation: Concept-Skill Statements. PIBERG Instructional Innovation Materials.
  11. Stephens J, Battle DC, Gormally C, Brickman P. 2017. Show me the way: Future faculty prefer directive feedback when trying active learning approaches. Journal of College Science Teaching 47(2).
  12. Gormally C, Marchut A.* 2017. “Science isn’t my thing:” Exploring non-science majors’ science identities. Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities 20(1): ar1.
  13. Gormally C. 2017. Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing signing undergraduates’ attitudes to science in inquiry-based biology laboratory classes. CBE-Life Sciences Education 16:ar6, doi:10.1187/cbe.16-06-0194
  14. Braun D, Gormally C, Clark MD. 2017. The deaf mentoring survey: a community cultural wealth framework for measuring the effectiveness of mentoring for underrepresented students. CBE-Life Sciences Education 16:ar10, doi:10.1187/cbe.15-07-0155
  15. Brickman P, Gormally C, Martella AM.* 2016. Making the grade: using instructional feedback and evaluation to inspire evidence-based feedback. CBE-Life Sciences Education: 15ar75.
  16. Gormally C. 2016. Developing a teacher identity: TAs’ perspectives on learning to teach science as inquiry. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 28(2): 176-192.
  17. Gormally C, Subiño Sullivan C, Szeinbaum N. 2016. Uncovering barriers to enacting inquiry teaching: inconsistent facilitation techniques, student resistance, and reluctance to share control over learning with students. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education 17(2): 215-224.

Mohammad Obiedat
  1. Obiedat M., Gradations of Cyclic Rings and Homogeneity of their Nil and Jacobson Radicals, Journal of Algebra and Its Applications, 9(2) (2020) 1-9.

Tugba
  1. Snyder, H. D., & Kucukkal, T. G. (2021). Computational Chemistry Activities with Avogadro and ORCA. Journal of Chemical Education. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jchemed.0c00959

Raja Kushalnagar
  1. Danielle Bragg, Meredith Ringel Morris, Christian Vogler, Raja Kushalnagar, Matt Huenerfauth, and Hernisa Kacorri. 2020. Sign Language Interfaces: Discussing the Field’s Biggest Challenges. In Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1145/3334480.3381053
  2. Promiti Datta, Pablo Jakubowicz, Christian Vogler, and Raja Kushalnagar. 2020. Readability of Punctuation in Automatic Subtitles. . 195–201. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58805-2_23
  3. L. Findlater, J. Froehlich, B. Chinh, R. Kushalnagar, D. Jain, and A.C. Lin. 2019. Deaf and hard of hearing Individuals’ Preferences for Wearable and Mobile Sound Awareness Technologies. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300276
  4. Leah Findlater, Bonnie Chinh, Dhruv Jain, Jon Froehlich, Raja Kushalnagar, and Angela Carey Lin. 2019. Deaf and hard of hearing Individuals’ Preferences for Wearable and Mobile Sound Awareness Technologies. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI ’19, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300276
  5. Abraham Glasser, Edward Mason Riley, Kaitlyn Weeks, and Raja Kushalnagar. 2019. Mixed Reality Speaker Identification as an Accessibility Tool for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users. In 25th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1145/3359996.3364720
  6. Poorna Kushalnagar, Raylene Paludneviciene, and Raja Kushalnagar. 2019. Video Remote Interpreting Technology in Health Care: Cross-Sectional Study of Deaf Patients’ Experiences. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies 6, 1: e13233. https://doi.org/10.2196/13233
  7. Raja Kushalnagar. 2019. Deafness and Hearing Loss. In Web Accessibility: A Foundation for Research, Simon Harper and Yeliz Yesilada (eds.). Springer, London., 35–47. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-7440-0_3
  8. Raja Kushalnagar. 2019. A Classroom Accessibility Analysis App for Deaf Students. In The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, 569–571. https://doi.org/10.1145/3308561.3354640
  9. Raja Kushalnagar, Gary Behm, Kevin Wolfe, Peter Yeung, Becca Dingman, Shareef Ali, Abraham Glasser, and Claire Ryan. 2019. RTTD-ID: Tracked Captions with Multiple Speakers for Deaf Students. In 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.18260/1-2–30945
  10. Jonathan Lazar, Raja Kushalnagar, Casey Fiesler, and G. Anthony Giannoumis. 2019. Introduction to Legal Issues in Human-Computer Interaction. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI EA ’19, 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3298818
  11. Jason Rodolitz, Evan Gambill, Brittany Willis, Christian P. Vogler, and Raja S. Kushalnagar. 2019. Accessibility of Voice-Activated Agents for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities 7, 16: 144–156.
  12. Panneer Selvam Santhalingam, Yuanqi Du, Riley Wilkerson, Al Amin Hosain, Ding Zhang, Parth Pathak, Huzefa Rangwala, and Raja Kushalnagar. 2020. Expressive American Sign Language (ASL) Recognition using Millimeter-wave Wireless Signals. In 2020 17th Annual IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1109/SECON48991.2020.9158441
  13. Panneer Selvam Santhalingam, Al Amin Hosain, Ding Zhang, Parth Pathak, Huzefa Rangwala, and Raja Kushalnagar. 2020. mmASL: Environment-Independent ASL Gesture Recognition Using 60 GHz Millimeter-wave Signals. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies 4, 1: 1–30. https://doi.org/10.1145/3381010
  14. Athena Willis, Elizabeth Codick, Patrick Boudreault, Christian P. Vogler, and Raja S. Kushalnagar. 2019. Multimodal Visual Languages User Interface for Deaf Readers. Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities 8, 16: 172–182.
  15. Gabriella Wojtanowski, Colleen Gilmore, Barbra Seravalli, Kristen Fargas, Christian P. Vogler, and Raja S. Kushalnagar. 2020. Alexa, Can You See Me? Making Individual Personal Assistants for the Home Accessible to Deaf Consumers. Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities 9, 10: 128–146.

Derek Braun
  1. Czikora A, Lundberg DJ, Abramovitz A, Lewin NE, Kedei N, Peach ML, Zhou X, Merritt RC Jr, Craft EA, Braun DC, Blumberg PM. Structural Basis for the Failure of the C1 Domain of Ras Guanine Nucleotide Releasing Protein 2 (RasGRP2) to Bind Phorbol Ester with High Affinity. J Biol Chem. 2016 May 20;291(21):11133-47. Epub 2016 Mar 28. PMID: 27022025. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.725333
  2. Braun DC, Gormally C, Clark MD. The Deaf Mentoring Survey: A Community Cultural Wealth Framework for Measuring Mentoring Effectiveness with Underrepresented Students. CBE Life Sci Educ. 2017;16(1):ar10. PMID: 28188283. doi: 10.1187/cbe.15-07-0155
  3. Majocha M, Davenport Z, Braun DC, Gormally CL. “Everyone was nice…but I was still left out”: An Interview Study About Deaf Interns’ Research Experiences in STEM. J Microbiol Biol Educ 2018; 19(1): 19.1.50. doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v19i1.1381
  4. Braun DC, Clark MD, Marchut AE, Solomon CM, Majocha M, Davenport Z, Kushalnagar RS, Listman J, Hauser PC, Gormally C. Welcoming Deaf Students into STEM: Recommendations for University Science Education. CBE Life Sci Educ 2018 Fall; 17(3): es10. doi: 10.1187/cbe.17-05-0081.
  5. Braun DC, Jain S, Epstein E, Greenwald BH, Herold B, Gray M. Deaf intermarriage has limited effect on the prevalence of recessive deafness and no effect on underlying allelic frequency. PLOS One 2020 Nov 4. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241609

Emily Meehan
  1. Barnard E, Meehan E, Reading N, Veil S. Universal geometric coefficients for the four-punctured sphere. Annals of Combinatorics (2018) 22: 1. https://doi.org/10. 1007/s00026-018-0378-0
  2. Meehan E, Baxter posets. Electronic Journal of Combinatorics (2019) 26: 3. https: //www.combinatorics.org/ojs/index.php/eljc/article/view/v26i3p33

Gaurav Arora
  1. Mathur, V., Arora, G., McWilliams, M., Russell, J. and Rosenwald, AG. ‘The Genome Solver Project: Faculty Training and Student Performance Gains in Bioinformatics’. J. of Microbiol. and Biol. Edu. Apr 26 (2019). 20 (1): eCollection 2019.
  2. Elgin, S., Hauser, C., Holzen, TM., Jones, C., Kleinschmit, A., Leatherman , J., Allen, A., Alvarez, C., Anderson, S., Arora, G., Arrigo, C., Arsham, A. Bailey, CJ., Barnard, D., Barral, AM., Bazinet, C., Beach, D., Bedard, JE., Bednarski, A., Breverman, J., Buhler, J., Burg, M., Chung HM., Croonquist P., Danneman S., DeJong, R., DiAngelo, JR., Drew, R., Drewell , R., Du, C., et al. ‘The GEP: Crowd-Sourcing Big Data Analysis in Undergraduates’. Trends in Genetics. (2017). 33: 81- 85
  3. Rosenwald A, Arora G, Ferrandino R, Gerace EL, Mohammednetej M, Nosair W, Ratilla S, Subic AZ and Rolfes, R. ‘Identification of genes in Candida glabrata conferring altered responses to caspofungin, a cell wall synthesis inhibitor. G3. (2016). 6(9): 2893-2907.

Alicia Wooten
  1. Wooten, Alicia K., Shenoy, Anukul T., Arafa, Emad I, Akiyama Hisashi, Mizgerd, Joseph P., et al. (2020). “Unique roles for Streptococcus pneumoniae phosphodiesterase 2 in cyclic di-AMP catabolism and macrophage responses.” Frontiers in Immunology. 11:554
  2. Wasserman, Gregory A., Shenoy, Anukul T., Arafa, Emad I., Wooten, Alicia K., Smith Nicole M.S., Mizgerd, Joseph P., et al. (2020). “Lung CD4+ resident memory T cells remodel epithelial responses to accelerate heterotypic immune defense.” Muscosal Immunology. 13:334-343.
  3. Guillon, Antoine, Arafa, Emad I, Barker, Kimberly A, Belkina, Anna C, Martin, Ian, Shenoy, Anukul T, Wooten Alicia K, Mizgerd, Joseph P., et al. (2020). “Pneumonia recovery reprograms the alveolar macrophage pool.” JCI Insight. 5(4):e133042.
  4. Christmann, Romy B., Wooten, Alicia K., Sampaio-Barros, Percival, Lafyatis, Robert, et al. (2016). “MiR-155 in the Progression of Lung Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis.” Arthritis Research & Therapy. 18 (1): 155.

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