*denotes an undergradute student;  #denotes a graduate student

1. Love, A.C.#, Lovern, M.B., and DuRant S.E. 2017. Captivity influences immune responses, stress endocrinology, and organ size in house sparrows (Passer domesticus). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 252, 18-26. 


2. DuRant, S.E., C.M. Bauer, M. Arciniega* and L.M. Romero. 2016. A test of reactive schope: Reducing reactive scope causes delayed wound healing.  General and Comparative Endocrinology, 236, 115-120.


3. DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins, A.W. Carter*, L.T. Kirkpatrick, K.J. Navara, and D.M. Hawley. 2016. Incubation temperature causes skewed sex ratios in a precocial bird. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219, 1961-1964.

4. DuRant, S.E., R. de Bruijn, M. Tran*, and L.M. Romero. 2015. Wound-healing ability is conserved during periods of chronic stress and costly life history events in a wild-caught bird. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 229, 119-126.

5. DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins, A.K. Davis, and L.M. Romero. 2015. Evidence of ectoparasite-induced endocrine disruption in an imperiled giant salamander, the eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis). Journal of Experimental Biology, 218, 2297-2304.1.

6. Lattin, C.R., S.E. DuRant, and L.M. Romero. 2015.Wounding alters blood chemistry parameters and skin mineralcorticoidreceptors in house sparrows (Passer domesticus). Journal of Experimental Zoology A. 323, 322-330.

7. A. W. Carter*, W.A. Hopkins, I.T Moore, S.E. DuRant.  2014. Influence of incubation recess patterns on incubation period and hatchling traits in wood ducks (Aix sponsa). Journal of Avian Biology. 45, 273-279..

8. DuRant, S.E., A. W. Carter*, R. J. Denver, G. R. Hepp, and W.A. Hopkins.  2014. Is thyroid hormone an upstream mechanism for incubation temperature-induced phenotypes in birds? Biology Letters, 10; doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.0950.  *Journal Cover*

9. Carter, A.W., W.A. Hopkins, I.T. Moore, S.E. DuRant. 2014. Influence of incubation recess patterns on incubation period and hatchling traits in wood ducks Aix sponsa. Journal of Avian Biology. 45, 273-279. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-048x.2013.l00275x. 

10.DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins, A. W. Carter*, C. M. Stachowiak*, and G.R. Hepp. 2014. Incubation conditions are more important in determining early thermoregulatory ability than post hatch resource conditions in a precocial bird. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 86, 410-420.

11. DuRant, S. E., W. A. Hopkins, J. R. Walters, and G. R. Hepp. 2013. Ecological, evolutionary, and conservation implications of incubation temperature-dependent phenotypes in birds.  Biological Reviews, 88: 499-509.

12. DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins, G.R. Hepp, and L. M. Romero. 2013. Energetic constraints and parental care: is corticosterone an important mediator of incubation behavior in a precocial bird? Hormones and Behavior, 63: 385-391.

13. Hawley, D.M., S.E. DuRant, A.F. Wilson*, J. Adelman, and W.A. Hopkins. 2012. Cold stress mediates host pathology and immunity but not energetic cost or pathogen load in response to an infectious disease in house finches.  Functional Ecology, 26: 701-710.

14. C. L. Wack, S. E. DuRant, W. A. Hopkins, M. B. Lovern, R.C. Feldhoff, and S. K. Woodley. 2012. Elevation of plasma corticosterone to physiologically relevant levels increased metabolic rate in a terrestrial salamander. Comparative and Biochemical Physiology A, 161: 153-158.

15. DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins, A.F. Wilson*, G.R. Hepp. 2012. Incubation temperature affects the metabolic cost of thermoregulation in a young precocial bird. Functional Ecology, 26: 416-422.

16.DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins, D.M. Hawley,  and G.R. Hepp. 2012. Incubation temperature affects multiple measures of immunocompetence in Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) ducklings. Biology Letters, 8: 108-111.

17. Hopkins, W.A. and S.E. DuRant. 2011. Innate immunity and stress physiology of eastern hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) from two stream reaches with differing habitat quality.  General and Comparative Endocrinology, 174: 107-115. *Journal Cover*

18. DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins, G.R. Hepp. 2011. Energy expenditure of developing wood duck (Aix sponsa) embryos is related to incubation temperature. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 84(5): 451-457. *Journal Cover*

19. Duncan, M. B., S. E. DuRant, B. J. Ostby, J. H. Roberts, and J.D. Willson. 2011. A multi-taxa survey of biota and biotic integrity in Passage Creek (Potomac drainage), Virginia. Northeastern Naturalist, 18(3): 357-369.

20. Hopkins, B.C*, S.E. DuRant, G. R. Hepp, and W. A. Hopkins. 2011. Incubation temperature influences locomotor performance in young Wood Ducks (Aix sponsa). Journal of Experimental Zoology, 315: 274-279.

21. DuRant, S.E., G.R. Hepp, I.T. Moore, B.C. Hopkins*, W.A. Hopkins. 2010. Slight differences in incubation temperature affect early growth and stress endocrinology in wood duck (Aix sponsa) ducklings. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213: 45-51.

22. DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins, 2008. Amphibian predation on mosquito larvae.  Canadian Journal of Zoology, 86: 1159—1164.

23. DuRant S.E., W.A. Hopkins, L.G. Talent, L.M. Romero.  2008.  Effect of exogenous corticosterone on respiration in a reptile. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 156: 126-133.

24. DuRant S.E., W.A. Hopkins, L.G. Talent.  2007.  Effects of a cholinesterase inhibitor on locomotor performance in a lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis). Environmental Pollution. 149: 18-24.

25. DuRant S.E., W.A. Hopkins, L.G. Talent.  2007.  Energy acquisition and allocation in an ectothermic predator exposed to a common environmental stressor. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 145C: 442-448.

26. Roe, J.H., W.A. Hopkins, S.E. DuRant, J.M Unrine. 2006. Effects of natural and anthropogenic stressors on recruitment and life history characteristics of salamanders developing in temporary wetlands.  Aquatic Toxicology. 79:176-184.

27. Hopkins, W.A., S.E. DuRant, B.P. Staub, C.L. Rowe, B.P. Jackson.  2006. Reproduction, Embryonic Development, and Maternal Transfer of Trace Elements in the Amphibian Gastrophryne carolinensis.  Environmental Health Perspectives.  114(5):661-666.

28. Hopkins, W.A., C.T. Winne, S.E. DuRant. 2005. Differential swimming performance of two Natricine snakes exposed to a cholinesterase-inhibiting pesticide. Environmental Pollution.133:531-540.

29. Litzgus, J.D., S.E. DuRant, T. A. Mousseau.  2004. Clinal variation in body and cell size in a widely distributed vertebrate ectotherm. Oecologia 140:551-558.


Book Chapters


G.R. Hepp, DuRant, S.E., W.A. Hopkins 2015. Influence of incubation temperature on offspring phenotype and fitness in birds. In: Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: Incubating New Ideas about Avian Reproduction, D.C. Deeming and S.J. Reynolds (eds), pp171-178. Oxford University Press


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