Douglas B. Woodmansee, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Wilmington College
Pyle Center Box 1263
1870 Quaker Way
Wilmington, Ohio 45177

Office Locattion: 210 Kettering Hall
Voice: 937-382-6661 ext.431
Fax: 937-383-8530
Email: doug_woodmansee@wilmington.edu


When and Were to Find Me


Courses Taught
Research Projects
The Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists (AMCOP)
Publications and Presentations
Professional Affiliations


Courses Taught

Health Science 100 Introduction to Health Careers
Biology 102 Human Biology
Biology 230 Biological Sciences I
Biology 230L Biological Sciences I Lab
Biology 343 Microbiology and Immunology
Biology 349 Parasitology
Biology 380 Research Participation.
Biology 495 Research & Seminar I
Biology 496 Research & Seminar II


Research Projects

Cell cycle control in the parasitic protozoan Toxoplasma gondii.

The Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists

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Publications and Selected Presentations

Aebig, T.J., M. Wetzel, and D.B. Woodmansee. Differential expression of cell cycle regulatory genes in Toxoplasma gondii treated with pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate. 57th Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists, 2005.

Aebig, T.J., S. Mikulich, M. Wetzel, and D.B. Woodmansee. Detection of expression of cell cycle regulatory genes in whole RNA extracts of Toxoplasma gondii-infected cell cultures. 56th Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists, 2004.

Woodmansee, D.B. Kinetics of the initial rounds of cell division of Toxoplasma gondii. Journal of Parasitology, 83: 895-899, 2003.

Acharya, U. and D.B. Woodmansee. Effects of eukaryotic cell cycle inhibitors on Toxoplasma gondii. 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, 2003.

Woodmansee, D.B. and S.S. Kasbari. Failure of pumpkin seed extracts to exert anthelmintic effects on Hymenolepis diminuta in vivo and in vitro. 45th Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists, 1993.

Woodmansee, D.B. Immunity to the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta as a laboratory exercise for undergraduate parasitology students. American Society of Parasitologists Newsletter 14: 6, 1992.

Woodmansee, D.B., C.-H. Liu, M.S. Bartlett, M.M. Shaw, and J.W. Smith. Development of DNA probes for Pneumocystis carinii. Journal of Protozoology 36: 7S-9S, 1989.

Moon, H.W., D.B. Woodmansee, J.A. Harp, S. Abel, and B.L.P. Ungar. Lacteal immunity to enteric cryptosporidiosis in mice: immune dams do not protect their suckling pups. Infection and Immunity, 56: 649-653, 1988.

Harp, J.A., M.W. Wannemuehler, D.B. Woodmansee, and H.W. Moon. Susceptibility of germ-free or antibiotic-treated adult mice to Cryptosporidium parvum. Infection and Immunity, 56: 2006-2010, 1988.

Rehg, J.E., M.L. Hancock, and D.B. Woodmansee. Characterization of a dexamethasone-treated rat model of cryptosporidial infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 158: 1406-1407, 1988.

Woodmansee, D.B., I. Pavlasek, J.F.L. Pohlenz, and H.W. Moon. Subclinical cryptosporidiosis in turkeys in Iowa. Journal of Parasitology, 74: 898-900, 1988.

Liebler, E., J.F.L. Pohlenz, and D.B. Woodmansee. Experimental intrauterine infection of adult BALB/c mice with Cryptosporidium sp. Infection and Immunity, 54: 255-259, 1987.

Woodmansee, D.B., E.C. Powell, H.W. Moon and J.F.L. Pohlenz. Factors affecting motility and morphology of Cryptosporidium sporozoites in vitro. Journal of Protozoology, 34: 295-297, 1987.

Woodmansee, D.B. Studies in vitro excystation of Cryptosporidium parvum from calves. Journal of Protozoology, 34: 398-402, 1987.

Rehg, J.E., M.L. Hancock, and D.B. Woodmansee. Characterization of a cyclophosphamide-rat model of cryptosporidiosis. Infection and Immunity, 55: 2669-2674, 1987.

Luft, B.J., D. Payne, D.B. Woodmansee, and C.W. Kim. Characterization of the Cryptosporidium antigens from sporulated oocysts of Cryptosporidium parvum. Infection and Immunity, 55: 2436-2441, 1987.

Woodmansee, D.B. An in vitro study of sporulation in Cryptosporidium sp. Journal of Parasitology, 72: 348-349. 1986.

Moon, H.W. and D.B. Woodmansee. Cryptosporidiosis. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 189: 643-646, 1986.

Heine, J., H.W. Moon, D.. Woodmansee, and J.F.L. Pohlenz. Experimental tracheal and conjunctival infections with Cryptosporidium sp. in pigs. Veterinary Parasitology, 17: 17: 17-25, 1985.

Moon, H.W., J.F.L. Pohlenz, D.B. Woodmansee, G.N. Woode, J. Heine, S. Abel, and J.A. Jarvenin, Intestinal cryptosporidiosis: pathogenesis and immunity. Microecology and Therapy, 15: 103-120, 1985.

Woodmansee, D.B. and J.F.L. Pohlenz. Development of Cryptosporidium sp. in a human rectal tumor cell line. In: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Neonatal Diarrhea, pp. 306-317, 1984.

Heine, J., H.W. Moon, and D.B. Woodmansee. Persistent Cryptosporidium infections in congenitally athymic (nude) mice). Infection and Immunity, 43: 858-859, 1984.

Woodmansee, D.B. and E.C. Powell. Cross-transmission and in vitro excystation experiments with Sarcocystis muris. Journal of Parasitology, 70: 182-183, 1984.


Professional Affiliations:

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Parasitologists
The Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists (AMCOP)
The American Society for Microbiology
Ohio Branch of ASM
Sigma Xi

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