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116 Gilmore Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331
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Research Publications


         Frank W.R. Chaplen

         John S. Selker

Frank W. R. Chaplen

  • Burrows, E.H., Wong, W.K., Fern, X., Chaplen, F.W.R. and Ely, R.L.  (2009) Optimization of pH and Nitrogen for Enhanced Hydrogen Production by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 via Statistical and Machine Learning Methods. Accepted. Biotech. Prog.

  • Burrows, E.H., Chaplen, F.W.R. and Ely, R.L.  (2008) Optimization of photofermentative hydrogen production by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. In Press. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy

  • Orhanovic, I., Crinon, R.J., Chaplen, F.W.R., Weisshaar, A. (2007) Signal transduction pathway modeling using sequences of chromatophore images. IEEE Trans Nanobioscience 6(3):210-218.

  • Chaplen, F.W.R., Vissvesvaran, G., Henry, E.C. and Jovanovic, G.N. (2007) Improvement of bioactive compound classification through integration of orthogonal cell-based biosensing methods. Sensors, 7:38-51.

  • Chaplen, F.W.R., Upson, R., McFadden, P.N., Kolodjiez, W.J. (2002) Fish Chromatophores as Cytosensors in a Microscale Device: Detection of Environmental Toxins and Microbial Pathogens. Pigment Cell Res. 15:19-26. (US 7,132,242) Method and device for targeted delivery of materials to selected single cells (2006) McLelland, Paul H., Dunfield, J.S., Upson, R.H. and Chaplen, F.W.R (Inventors).

    (US 6,913,877) Methods for detecting bioactive compounds (2005) Chaplen, F.W.R. et al. (Inventors)


  • MacDonald, M.J., F. W. R. Chaplen, C. K. Triplett, Q. Gong, H. Drought. (2006) Stimulation of insulin release by glyceraldehyde may not be similar to glucose. Arch Biochem Biophys, 447(2):118-26.


John S. Selker


  • Selker, J.S., J.D. Suter, R.H. Cuenca, B.A. Flugstad, and S.F. Kelly. Tension Infiltrometer Enhancements with Automated Pneumatic Control and More Durable Base Plate. Water Resour. Res doi:10.1029/2008WR007075. In press. 2009.
  • Friesen, J., C. van Beek, J. Selker, H. H. G. Savenije, and N. van de Giesen (2008), Tree Rainfall Interception Measured by Stem Compression, Water Resour. Res., 44, W00D15, doi:10.1029/2008WR007074.
  • Tyler, S.W., S.A. Burak, J.P. McNamara, A. Lamontagne, J.S. Selker, J. Dozier. Spatially Distributed Temperatures at the Base of Two Mountain Snowpacks Measured with Fiber-Optic Sensors. J. of Glaciology, 54(187). 2008
  • Vercauteren N., E. Bou-Zeid, M.B. Parlange, U. Lemmin, H. Huwald, J.S. Selker, C. Meneveau. Subgrid-Scale Dynamics of Water Vapor, Heat, and Momentum Over a Lake. Boundary Layer Meteorology 2008. 128:205-228
  • Selker, J.S., N. van de Giesen, M. Westhoff, W. Luxemburg, and

        M. Parlange.  Fiber Optics Opens Window on Stream Dynamics. Geophysical Research    

        Letters  DOI:10.1029/2006GLO27979, 2006