Research Areas:
Biotic Interactions, Education and Outreach


Archer, K., Herman, M.A.B., Pan, I.L., Rueschhoff, E., Wynne, A.  2017. A review of student misconceptions in plant biology. 

18(1): doi:10.1128/jmbe.v18i1.1253

Herman, M., and Williams, M.E.   2012, June 27. Fighting for their lives: Plants and Pathogens.  The Plant Cell. 24(6): 1-15. doi/10.1105/ tpc.112.tt0412.

Chichester, K.D., Kimaru, I., Donahue, L., and Herman, M.A.B.  2011.  Utilizing Service-Learning in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory: Soil and Water Analysis in Rochester, NY.  Issues in Engaged Scholarship.  15-22.

Herman, M.A.B., Rajkhowa, T., Cutuli, F., Springate, J., and Taub, M.  2010.  Regulation of renal proximal tubule NA,K-ATPase by prostaglandins.  American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology.  298:  F1222-F1234.

Herman, M.A.B., Davidson, J.K., and Smart, C.D.  2008.  Induction of plant defense response pathways by plant activators and Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato on greenhouse-grown tomatoes.  Phytopathology.  98(11):  1226-1232.

Herman, M.A.B., Restrepo, S., and Smart, C.D.  2007.  Acibenzolar-S-methyl induction of plant defense genes in three tomato varieties in the field.  Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology.  71(4-6):  192-200. 

Herman, M.A.B., Nault, B.A., and Smart, C.D.  2007.  Effects of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria on bell pepper production and green peach aphid infestations in New York.  Crop Protection.  27(6):  996-1002.

Borsick, M., Rajkhowa, T., and Taub, M.  2006.  Evidence for post-transcriptional regulation of Na,K-ATPase by prostaglandin E1.  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  345(2): 739-45.

Matlhagela, K., Borsick, M., Rajkhowa, T., and Taub, M.  2005.  Identification of a prostaglandin-responsive element in the Na,K-ATPase β1 promoter that is regulated by cAMP and Ca2+: Evidence for an interactive role of cAMP regulatory element-binding protein and Sp1.  Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280(1): 334-346.

Taub, M., Borsick, M., Geisel, J., Matlhagela, K., Rajkhowa, T., and Allen, C. 2004. Regulation of the Na, K-ATPase in MDCK cells by prostaglandin E1: a role for calcium as well as cAMP. Experimental Cell Research. 299: 1-14.

Borsick, M.  2001.  The effects of selection for Brassica rapa resistance to Leptosphaeria maculans and Albugo candida on peroxidase and chitinase activity.  B.S. Thesis.  Allegheny College, Meadville, PA.

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Experience & Education