Susan K. McIlroy

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Allele losses from chromosome 17 are common in sporadic ovarian tumors. Previously, we reported high rates of LOH (up to 70%) from 17q25 at the marker THH59 in a bank of malignant ovarian tumors. We have extended this study to 70 tumors with 17 markers from the long arm of chromosome 17. In most cases, the data are consistent with whole chromosome loss, but(More)
This study aimed to identify dominant plant communities across five wet and mesic meadows in the Sierra Nevada Range (California, USA) and examine the impacts of environmental and grazing gradients on plant community distribution and diversity. Species composition and environmental conditions were recorded in 100 plots over two years. Classification and(More)
Amphibians are experiencing a precipitous global decline, and population stability on public lands with multiple uses is a key concern for managers. In the Sierra Nevada Mountains (California, USA), managers have specifically identified livestock grazing as an activity that may negatively affect Yosemite toads due to the potential overlap of grazing with(More)
The following individuals read and discussed the thesis submitted by student Kevin Patrick Glueckert, and they evaluated his presentation and response to questions during the final oral examination. They found that the student passed the final oral examination. DEDICATION This body of work is dedicated to my Mother and Father, Virginia and Richard(More)
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