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Dr. James E. Biardi

Associate Professor of Biology
o: Bannow Science Center Rm 206
p: x3465




Holding, M.L., Biardi, J.E., and Gibbs, H.L. (2016) Coevolution of venom function and venom resistance in a rattlesnake predator and its squirrel prey. Proc. R. Soc. B 283:2015–2841.

Biardi, J.E., Ho, L.C.*, Marcinczyk, J.M.*, and Nambiar, K.P. (2011) Isolation and characterization of a snake venom metalloprotease inhibitor from California ground squirrel (Spermophilus beecheyi) blood sera. Toxicon 58:486–493.

Biardi, J.E., Nguyen*, K.T., Lander*, S., Whitley*, M., and K.P. Nambiar. (2011) Development and validation of a rapid and sensitive fluorescence-based assay of snake venom metalloprotease activity. Toxicon 57:342-347

Biardi, J.E., and Coss, R.G. (2011) Rock squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus) blood sera affects proteolytic and hemolytic activities of rattlesnake venoms. Toxicon 57:323–331.

Biardi, J.E. (2008) The ecological and evolutionary context of mammalian resistance to pitviper venoms. Pp. 557-568 in W.K. Hayes, K.R. Beaman, M.D. Cardwell and S. P. Bush (eds.) The Biology of Rattlesnakes. Loma Linda, CA: Loma Linda University Press.

Biardi, J.E, D.C. Chien*, and R.G. Coss. (2006) California ground squirrel (Spermophilus beecheyi) inhibition of rattlesnake venom digestive and hemostatic toxins. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32(1):137-54.

Biardi, J.E. R.G. Coss, and D.G. Smith. (2000). California ground squirrel (Spermophilus beecheyi) blood sera inhibits crotalid venom proteolytic activity. Toxicon 38: 713-721.

Coss, R.G. and J.E. Biardi. (1997). Individual variation in the antisnake behavior of California ground squirrels (Spermophilus beecheyi). Journal of Mammalogy 73: 294-310.

Kohn, J.R. and J.E. Biardi. (1995). Outcrossing rates and inferred levels of inbreeding depression in gynodioecious Cucurbita foetidissima (Cucurbitaceae). Heredity 75: 77-83.

Smith, F., B. Bestelmeyer*, J. Biardi*, and M. Strong. (1993). Anthropogenic extinction of the endemic woodrat Neotoma bunkeri from Isla Coronado, Baja California, Mexico. Biodiversity Letters 1:149-155


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