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  • Jiewkok, A., B. Tsukimura and P. Utarabhand. 2015. PURIFICATION AND MOLECULAR CLONING OF HEMOCYANIN FROM FENNEROPENAEUS MERGUIENSIS (DE MAN, 1888). Journal of Crustacean Biology 35: 659-669.

  • Padilla, D.K., T.L. Daniel, P. Dickinson, D. Grunbaum, C. Hayashi, D.T. Manahan, J.H. Marden, B.J. Swalla and B. Tsukimura. 2014. Addressing Grand Challenges In Organismal Biology - The need for synthesis. BioScience: 1178-1187.

  • Padilla, D. and B. Tsukimura. 2014. New Organismal Systems Biology. Integrative and Comparative Biology.

  • Puengyam, P., B. Tsukimura and P. Utarabhand. 2013. Molecular characterization of hepatopancreas vitellogenin and its expression during the ovarian development by in situ hybridization in the banana shrimp Fenneropenaeus merguiensis. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33: 265-274.

  • Stillman, J.H., M. Denny, D.K. Padilla, M. Wake, S. Patek and B. Tsukimura. 2011. Grand Opportunities: Strategies for Addressing Grand Challenges in Organismal Animal Biology. Integrative Comarative. Biology 51: 945-947.

  • Blumenshine, S.C., B. Tsukimura, A. Rice and D.A. Rudnick. 2011. Environmental factors influencing the dynamics of Chinese Mitten Crab zoeae in San Francisco Bay-Delta. Aquatic Invasions 7: 111-124.

  • Tsukimura, B., H.V. Carey and D.K. Padilla. 2010. : Workshop on the Implementation of the Grand Challenges. Intetgrative Comparative Biology 50: 945-947.

  • Balasubramanian, C.P., B. Tsukimura and I.J. Fierro. 2010. Stimulation of ovarian growth by methyl farnesoate and eyestalk ablation in penaeoidean model shrimp, Sicyonia ingentis Burkenroad, 1938. Aquaculture Research (in press).

  • Tiu, A.H., H.L. Hui, B. Tsukimura, S.S. Tobe, J.-. He and S.-. Chan. 2009. Cloning and expression study of the lobster (Homarus americanus) vitellogenin: Conservation in gene structure among decapods. Gen. Comp. Endocr 160: 36-46.

  • Gonzales, V.A., G.G. Casteneda and B. Tsukimura. 2009. The key to the identification of brachyuran megalopa of the San Francisco Bay Estuary. Proc. CA Acad. Sci. 60: 615-625.

  • Rice, A. and B. Tsukimura. 2007. An illustrated key to the brachyuran zoea of the San Francisco Bay Estuary. J. Crustacean Biology 27: 74-79.

  • Tsukimura, B., W.K. Nelson and C.J. Linder. 2006. . Inhibition of ovarian development in by methyl farnesoate in the tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A A144: 135-144.

  • Rudnick, D.A., T. Veldhuisen, R. Tullis, K. Heib, C. Culver and B. Tsukimura. 2005. A life history model for the San Francisco Estuary population of Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis (Decapoda:Grapsoidea). Biological Invasions 7: 333-350.

  • Tsukimura, B., S.L. Waddy, J.M. Vogel, C.J. Linder and D.W. Borst. 2002. Characterization and quantification of yolk proteins in the lobster, Homarus americanus. J. Exp. Zool 292: 367-375.

  • Tsukimura, B., D.W. Borst, J. Ogan, B. Tsukimura, T. Claerhout and K.C. Holford. 2001. Regulation of the crustacean mandibular organ. Am. Zool. 41: 430-441.

  • Tsukimura, B. 2001. Crustacean Vitellogenesis: The role in oocyte development. Am. Zool. 41: 465-476.

  • Tsukimura, B. and A. Toste. 2000. Reproduction in the Chinese Mitten Crab, Eriocheir sinensis. IEP Newsletter 13: 13-16.

  • Tsukimura, B., J.S. Bender and C.J. Linder. 2000. Development of an anti-vitellin ELISA for the assessment of reproduction in the ridgeback shrimp, Sicyonia ingentis. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 127A: 215-224.

  • Tsukimura, Brian and Colby J. Linder. 1999. Laboratory Exercises in Human Physiology. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing.

  • Yano, I., B. Tsukimura, J.N. Sweeney and J.A. Wyban. 1998. Induced ovarian maturation of Penaeus vannamei by implantation of lobster ganglion. J. World Aquacult. Soc 19: 204-209.

  • Riley, L.G. and B. Tsukimura. 1998. Yolk protein synthesis in the riceland tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus, measured by in vitro incorporation of 3H-leucine. J. Exp. Zool 281: 238-247.

  • Borst, D.W., B. Tsukimura and M. Frinsko. 1995. Methyl farnesoate levels in the crayfish, Orconectes virilis. In Freshwater Crayfish VIII., edited by R.P. Romaire. Louisiana State Publishing Office.

  • Borst, D.W., B. Tsukimura, E.F. Couch, J.K. Butler and H. Laufer. 1994. Regional differences in methyl farnesoate production by the mandibular organ of the lobster, Homarus americanus. Biol. Bull 186: 9-16.

  • Tsukimura, B., F.I. Kamemoto and D.W. Borst. 1993. Cyclic nucleotide regulation of methyl farnesoate synthesis by the mandibular organ of the lobster, Homarus americanus. J. Exp. Zool 265: 427-431.

  • Tsukimura, B. and D.W. Borst. 1992. Methyl farnesoate levels in crustaceans. In : Insect Juvenile Hormone Research: Fundamental and Applied Approaches, edited by B. Mauchamp, F. Couillaud and J.C. Baehr. Paris, France: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique,.

  • Tsukimura, B. and D.W. Borst. 1992. Regulation of methyl farnesoate in the hemolymph and mandibular organ of the lobster, Homarus americanus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol 86: 297-303.

  • Borst, D.W. and B. Tsukimura. 1991. Liquid chromatography method for measuring levels of methyl farnesoate. J. Chromotog 545: 71-78.

  • Tsukimura, B. and F.I. Kamemoto. 1991. In vitro stimulation of oocytes by presumptive mandibular organ secretions in the shrimp, Penaeus vannamei. Aquaculture 91: 59-66.

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Educational Background

  • 1988 – Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa (Zoology)

  • 1985 – MS, University of Hawaii, Manoa (Zoology)

  • 1981 – A.B., University of California, Berkeley (Zoology)

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  • Transduction of physiological stress through intra- and interspecific interactions: indirect effects of climate change.

  • Improving Processing of Treatments against tadpole shrimp in rice fields

  • Implementation of the Grand Challenges in Organismal Biology

  • Chinese Mitten crab environmental parameters

  • Chinese mitten crab population dynamics

  • Inhibition of reproductive processes in tadpole shrimp

  • Tadpole shrimp reproduction and management

  • Chinese mitten crab Travel Award

  • Chinese mitten crab environmental parameters and monitoring

  • Production of treatment against tadpole shrimp in rice fields

  • Tadpole shrimp reproduction and management

  • Chinese Mitten crab life cycle

  • Development of a Chinese mitten Crab life history model

  • Mitten Crab life history

  • Mangrove Killifish: Exemplar of Integrative Biology

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Positions & Honors

  • 2016-2018 – President, The Crustacean Society

  • 2014-2015 – President-Elect, The Crustacean Society

  • 2013 – Past-Program Officer, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

  • 2011-2014 – Treasurer, The Crustacean Society

  • 2010-2012 – Program Officer, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

  • 2009 – Program Officer-Elect, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

  • 2007 – Provost's Recognition of Scholarship, California State University, Fresno

  • 2004-2009 – Liaison to the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, The Crustacean Society (Executive Board)

  • 2002-present – SICB Program Committee, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

  • 2001 - 2006 – Chair, Student Support Committee, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

  • 1998 - present – Member, Interagency Ecology Project - Mitten Crab Project Workteam

  • 1996 - present – Member, Sierra Foothill Conservancy

  • 1996-1999 – Chair, Student/Post-Doctoral Affairs Committee, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

  • 1995 - present – Member, American Microscopical Society

  • 1989 - present – Member, AAAS

  • 1985 - present – member, Sigma Xi

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Delmanowski, R – California State University, Fresno

  • Gledhill, M – California State University, Fresno

  • Gonzales, V – California State University, Fresno

  • Gunderson, A – San Francisco State University

  • Khalili, S – California State University, Fresno

  • Krisch, A – California State University, Fresno

  • Rice, A – California State University, Fresno

  • Stillman, J – San Francisco State University

  • Tran, M – California State University, Fresno

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