B.M., Stoinski, T.S., Gold, K.C., Kuhar, C.W., Lukas, K.E., & Maple,
T.L. (2009). A longitudinal assessment of gorilla
personality. American Society of
Primatologists meeting, San Diego, CA.
Adiposity in zoo gorillas: the effects of diet and behavior. Less, EH, Dennis, PM, Kuhar, C, Raghanti M, Willis, M and Lukas, KE. Great Lakes Regional Gorilla Workshop, Chicago, IL. November 2011.
Applying endocrinology to develop assisted reproductive techniques (ARTs) in a wild equid, the Persian onager. Vick MM, Wildt DE, Weiss RA, Wolfe BA, Archibald KE, and Pukazhenthi BS. International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology, Toronto, Canada. November 2011.
Are we in the dark about lighting? [POSTER] Fuller, G.A., Kuhar, C.W., Vick, M., Raghanti, M.A., Dennis, P.M., & Lukas, K.E. Annual Conference of Association of Zoos & Aquariums, Atlanta, GA; September 2011.
Assessing efforts to increase conservation awareness at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. [POSTER] Lukas, K.E. & Gopp, K.A. Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation, Seattle, WA; March 2011.
Assisted Reproductive Technologies to Augment Metapopulation Management. Vick MM and Penfold LM. European Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference, Montpellier, France; September 2011.
Consequences of cutaneous injuries from radio transmitter antennaes on reintroduced eastern plains garter snakes (Thamnophis radix radix). [POSTER] Lauer, R., Dennis P., Wynn, D., Mckinley, J., & Reichenbach, N. Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Summer Research Program, Columbus, OH. September 2011.
Conservation and science at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Invited lecture to the Conservation Biology class at Kent State University, Kent, OH; October 2011.
Effects of a decreased starch diet on metabolic indicators of insulin resistance in captive black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis). [POSTER] Scoda, L., Less, E., Vick, M.M., & Dennis, P.M. Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Summer Research Program, Columbus, OH. September 2011.
C. & Lukas, K. (2009) Evening
activities including nest building and undesirable behaviors in captive
orangutans at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Orangutan Husbandry Workshop, Atlanta, GA.
Gorilla SSP research update. Less, EH and Hawkes N. Gorilla SSP meeting, Chicago, IL. April 2011.
Health assessments of four turtle species within the Ohio Erie canal. [POSTER] Vajda, D., Koeth, S., Lockhart, O., Dennis, P. Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Summer Research Program, Columbus, OH. September 2011.
Improved cryopreservation of domestic cat spermatozoa in a soy-lecithin based extender. [POSTER] Vick MM, Bateman HA, Lambo CA, Swanson WF. International Embryo Transfer Society, Wyndam Orlando Resort, Orlando, FL; January 2011.
Vick M, Dennis P (2009). Influence of
Increased Activity on Metabolic Markers in Captive Black Rhinos. Denman
Undergraduate Research Forum, May 13, 2009. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
P, Murphy H, Meehan T, Kutinsky I, Devlin B, Raghanti MA, Henthorn E
(2009). Investigation of risk factors
for cardiac disease in captive gorillas. Great Ape Cardiac Disease Workshop,
Chowdry P, Funk J, Raghanti MA, Peterson CD, Dennis PM
(2009). Nutritional and behavioral contributions to dental disease in captive
red kangaroos. Proceedings of American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. Tulsa,
Practical aspects of Successful Artificial Insemination in a Wild Equid, the Persian onager. Vick MM and Beetem D. Mid-year Conference of Association of Zoos & Aquariums, Chattanooga, TN; March 2011.
Preliminary data on experimental suppression of melatonin in nocturnal primates. G. Fuller, M.A. Raghanti, M. Vick, P.M. Dennis, C.W. Kuhar, & K.E. Lukas. 8th Annual Midwest Primate Interest Group, Kent, OH; October 2011.
The 800 lb gorilla. Lukas, K.E., Less, E.H., & Dennis, P.M. Annual Conference of Association of Zoos & Aquariums, Atlanta, GA; September 2011.
K.E. & Stoinski, T.S. (2009). The big bang (for the buck) theory:
Introducing the Ape Tag conservation initiative. Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation
Conference, Houston, TX.
The effect of diet on undesirable behaviors in zoo gorillas. Less, EH, Bergl, R, Kuhar, C, Wensvoort, J, Raghanti, M, Dennis, PM, Lavin, S, Ball, R, and Lukas, KE. International Society of Applied Ethology, Indianapolis, IN. August 2011.
Understanding the impact of chimpanzees on zoo visitor attitudes. Lukas, K.E., & Ross, S.R. Annual Conference of Association of Zoos & Aquariums, Atlanta, GA; September 2011.
Using Endocrinology to Study Reproductive Biology, Health & Welfare in Non-domestic Species. Vick MM. Case Western Reserve University biology department seminar, Cleveland, OH; February 2011.
Validating keeper assessments of gorilla activity level with behavior data. [POSTER] Less, E.H., Kuhar, C.W., Dennis, P.M., & Lukas, K.E. Annual Conference of Association of Zoos & Aquariums, Atlanta, GA; September 2011
Validation of an assay for measurement of salivary melatonin in nocturnal primates. Fuller G.A., Vick, M., Raghanti, M.A., Kuhar, C.W., Dennis, P., and Lukas, K.E. International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology 2nd Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON; November 2011.