Post-doc
From Galveston Texas
jcr32@uw.edu
Updated 10/11/2016

Josh Russell

Research Interests

Extracellular vesicles and neurodegeneration

Biology of aging

Projects

Developing Caenorhabditis elegans as a model system for investigating the physiology of extracellular vesicle signaling.

Uncovering age-dependent genetic factors that contribute to Alzeheimer's disease

Degrees

Ph.D. Cell and Molecular Biology - The University of Texas at Austin   2014

Awards

2016-2019 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) 

2013    Granoff Outstanding Graduate Student Award - The University of Texas at Austin 

2010-2013    National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Publications

Clark, Greg, Josh Russell, Peter Enyeart, Brant Gracia, Aimee Wessel, Inga Jarmoskaite, Damon Polioudakis et al. "Science Educational Outreach Programs That Benefit Students and Scientists." PLoS Biol 14, no. 2 (2016): e1002368.

Vidal-Gadea, Andrés, Kristi Ward, Celia Beron, Navid Ghorashian, Sertan Gokce, Joshua Russell, Nicholas Truong, et al. “Magnetosensitive Neurons Mediate Geomagnetic Orientation in Caenorhabditis elegans.” eLife, (June 17, 2015); e07493. doi:10.7554/eLife.07493.

Russell, Joshua, and Jonathan T. Pierce-Shimomura. “Apparatus for Investigating the Reactions of Soft-Bodied Invertebrates to Controlled Humidity Gradients.” Journal of Neuroscience Methods 237 (November 30, 2014): 54–59. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2014.08.021

Kelker, Matthew S., Colin Berry, Steven L. Evans, Reetal Pai, David G. McCaskill, Nick X. Wang, Joshua C. Russell, et al. “Structural and Biophysical Characterization of Bacillus Thuringiensis Insecticidal Proteins Cry34Ab1 and Cry35Ab1.” PLoS ONE 9, no. 11 (November 12, 2014): e112555. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112555.

Joshua Russell, Andrés G. Vidal-Gadea, Alex Makay, Carolyn Lanam, and Jonathan T. Pierce-Shimomura. “Humidity Sensation Requires Both Mechanosensory and Thermosensory Pathways in Caenorhabditis elegans.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111, no. 22 (June 3, 2014): 8269–74. doi:10.1073/pnas.1322512111.

Ellis, R. Tracy, Brian A. Stockhoff, Lisa Stamp, H. Ernest Schnepf, George E. Schwab, Mark Knuth, Josh Russell, Guy A. Cardineau, and Kenneth E. Narva. “Novel Bacillus Thuringiensis Binary Insecticidal Crystal Proteins Active on Western Corn Rootworm, Diabrotica Virgifera Virgifera LeConte.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68, no. 3 (March 1, 2002): 1137–45. doi:10.1128/AEM.68.3.1137-1145.2002.