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Ronald B. Walter, PhD


Professor and University Chair in Cancer Research

Director, Xiphophorus Genetic Stock Center

Ron Walter

Office: 419 Centennial Hall, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Email: RWalter@txstate.edu

Office Phone: (512) 245-0357

Curriculum Vitae


 

Recent Publications

Shen, Y., Chalopin, D., Garcia, T., Boswell, M., Boswell, W., Shiryayev, S., Agarwala. R., Volff, J-N, Postlethwait, J.H., Schartl, M., Minx, P., Warren, W.C., and R.B. Walter. (2016).  X. couchianus and X. hellerii genome models provide genomic variation insight among Xiphophorus species, BMC Genomics. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-2361-z

Schartl, M., Shen, Y., Maurus, K., Walter, R., Tomlinson, C., Wilson, R.K., Postlethwait, J., Warren, W.C. (2015). Whole Body Melanoma Transcriptome Response in Medaka. Plos One doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143057

Chang, J., Lu, Y., Boswell, W.T., Boswell, M., Caballero, K.L., Walter, R.B. (2015) Molecular genetic response to varied wavelengths of light in Xiphophorus maculatus skin. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol., 178:104-15. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2015.10.002. PMID: 26460196

Boswell, W., Boswell, M., Titus, J., Savage, M., Lu, Y., Shen, J., Walter, R.B. (2015) Sex-specific molecular genetic response to UVB exposure in Xiphophorus maculatus skin. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol., 178:76-85. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2015.07.007. PMID: 26256120

Lu, Y., Boswell, M., Boswell, W., Yang, K., Schartl, M., Walter, R.B. (2015) Molecular genetic response of Xiphophorus maculatus-X. couchianus interspecies hybrid skin to UVB exposure. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol., 178:86-92. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2015.07.011 PMID: 26254713

Walter, R.B., Walter, D.J., Boswell, W.T., Caballero, K.L., Boswell, M., Lu, Y., Chang, J., Savage, M.G. (2015) Exposure to fluorescent light triggers down regulation of genes involved with mitotic progression in Xiphophorus skin. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol., 178:93-103. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2015.08.006.

Garcia T.I., Matos I., Shen, Y., Pabuwal V., Coelho, M.M., Wakamatsu, Y., Schartl, M., and R.B. Walter (2014). Novel Method for Analysis of Allele Specific Expression in Triploid Oryzias latipes Reveals Consistent Pattern of Allele Exclusion. PLOS ONE, 9(6): e100250. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100250, PMID 24945156

Amores, A., Catchen, C., Nanda, I., Warren, W., Walter, R.B., and M. Schartl and J.H. Postlethwait (2014).  A Rad-tag genetic map for the playtfish (Xiphophorus maculatus) reveals mechanisms of karyotype evolution among teleost fish. Genetics, 197 2):625-641. doi: 10.1534/genetics.114.164293, PMID 24700104

Contreras, A.J., Boswell, M., Downs, K.P., Pasquali, A., Mitchell, D.L. and R.B. Walter (2014) Cortisol Release in Response to UVB Exposure in Xiphophorus Fish. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology, Part C, 163:95-101. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2014.02.004, PMID 24625568

Walter, D.J., Boswell, M., Volk de García, S., Walter, S.M., Breitenfeldt, E.W., Boswell W., and R. B. Walter (2014).  Characterization and Differential Expression of DNA Photolyases in Xiphophorus. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology, Part C, 163: 77-85. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2014.01.006, PMID 24496042

Yang, K., Boswell, M., Walter, D.J., Downs, K., Gaston-Pravia, Garcia, T., Shen, Y. Mitchell, D.L. and R.B. Walter (2014). UVB-induced Gene Expression in the Skin of Xiphophorus maculatus Jp163 B. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology, Part C, 163:86-94.  doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2014.01.008, PMID 24496042