Darby Carlson

Senior Lecturer

Office: BHS 201G   |    Phone: (308) 865-1575   |    Email: carlsondj@unk.edu

Darby Carlson

Biography

Areas of Interest:

  • Aging research
  • Nora virus research

Degrees:

Professional Affiliations:

Thesis:

  • Carlson, D.J. 1995. Isolation and sequence analysis of a glutamine synthetase cDNA from Elaeagnus augustifolia. M. S. Thesis, University of Nebraska at Kearney. 41 pp.

Publications:

  • Lopez, W.A., Page, A.M., Ericson, B.L., Carlson, D.J., and Carlson, K.A.  2018.  Chapter 12 - Antiviral immunity in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster.  Drosophila melanogaster - Model for Recent Advances in Genetics and Therapeutics, Intech.  Doi:  10.5772/intechopen.69293 
  • Lopez, W., Page, A.M., Carlson, D.J., Ericson, B.L., Cserhati, M.F., Guda, C., and Carlson, K.A.  2018.  Analysis of immune-related genes during nora virus infection of Drosophila melanogaster using next generation sequencing.  AIMS Microbiology 4(1):123-139.
  • Ericson, B.L., Carlson, D.J., and Carlson, K.A.  2016.  Characterization of nora virus structural proteins via western blot analysis.  Scientifica Virologica doi: 10.1155/2016/9067848.
  • Munn, B., Ericson, B., Carlson, D.J., and Carlson, K.A.  2015.  Detecting the presence of nora virus in Drosophila utilizing single fly RT-PCR.  Bioscene: Journal of College Science Teaching 41(2):40-44.
  • Carlson K.A., Gardner K., Pashaj A., Carlson, D.J., Yu F., Eudy J.D., Zhang C., and Harshman L.G.  2015.  Genome-Wide Gene Expression in relation to Age in Large Laboratory Cohorts of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics Research International Epub May 21.
  • Weatherred, W., Carlson, D.J., Carlson, K.A.  2014.  Nora virus transmission in Drosophila melanogaster: an investigation to teach viral infection and prophylaxis to biology students. Bioscene: Journal of College Science Teaching 40(1):11-15.
  • Carlson, D.J., Pashaj, A., Gardner, K., and Carlson, K.A.  2008.  Advances in age-old questions. Fly 2(3):149-151.
  • Wollard, L., Klein, B.,Carlson, D.J., and Carlson, K.A.  2006.  Rearing mediums as a variable in fruit fly fecundity: an activity to introduce scientific methods of inquiry to biology students. Bioscene: Journal of College Science Teaching 32(3):24-29.