Bayer, Dr.Virginia E.
Title:
Associate Professor - Biology
Office:
SB 209
Phone:
(801) 863-8605
Mail Code:
179
Last Updated: 9/17/14 -
 
Assistant Professor,
Biology


Virginia E. Bayer has been at UVSC since 2000.


EDUCATION:
D.V.M. in VETERINARY MEDICINE from CORNELL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, 1999
Ph. D. in MEDICAL SCIENCES from CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDICAL COLLEGE'S GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, 1991
B.S. in BIOLOGY (EMPHASIS IN NEUROSCIENCE) from UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, 1982
B.A. in CLASSICAL LANGUAGES from UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, 1982

CERTIFICATIONS:
D.V.M. LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN CALIFORNIA

AWARDS:
NOMINATED, FACULTY OF THE YEAR, SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH - 2002, 2003
UVSC SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE SUMMER RESEARCH STIPEND - 2003
UVSC FOUNDATION EXCEPTIONAL MERIT GRANT - 2002
POPE SOUTHWEST DESERT INSTITUTE GRANT - 2001
UVSC BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT RESEARCH FUNDING - 2001
CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDICAL COLLEGE VINCENT DU VIGNEAU AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE - 1990

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:
STATE REPRESENTATIVE TO WESTERN INTERSTATE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, PRE-VETERINARY ADVISORY COUNCIL - 2003 - 2007
ADJUNCT, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY - 2002 - 2003

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS I AM ASSOCIATED WITH:
AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

PUBLICATIONS:
Bayer, V.E. and Pickel, V.M., Ultrastructural Localization of Tyrosine Hydroxylase in the Rat Ventral Tegmental Area: Relationship Between Immunolabeling Density and Neuronal Associations. The Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 10 No. 9, pgs. 2996 - 3013., September, 1990

Bayer, V.E. and Pickel, V.M., GABA-labeled Terminals Form Proportionally More Synapses with Dopaminergic Neurons Containing Low Densities of Tyrosine Hydroxylase-Immunoreactivity in the Rat Ventral Tegmental Area. Brain Research, Vol. 559, pgs 44 -55., 1991

Bayer, V.E., Towle, A.C. and Pickel, V.M., Ultrastructural Localization of Neurotensin-like Immunoreactivity within Dense Core Vesicles in Perikarya, But Not Terminals, Colocalizing Tyrosine Hydroxylase in the Rat Ventral Tegmental Area. Journal of Comparative Neurology, Vol. 311, pgs. 179 - 196., September 1991

Bayer, V.E., Towle, A.C. and Pickel, V.M., Vesicular and Cytoplasmic Localization of Neurotensin-like Immunoreactivity (NTLI) in Neurons Postsynaptic to Terminals Containing NTLI and/orTyrosine Hydroxylase in the Rat Central Nucleus of the Amygdala. Journal of Neuroscience Research, Vol. 30, pgs. 398 - 413., 1991

Bayer, V.E., and Lehman, J., Improvements in Transmission Electron Microscopy, Microscope Technology and News, Vol. 5, No. 3, pgs. 4 - 5., 1992

Fiore, R., Bayer, V.E., and Baraban, J.M.., p42 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase in the Brain: Prominent Localization in Neuronal Cell Bodies and Dendrites. Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 55, pgs. 463 - 472., 1993

Bayer, V.E. Energy-Filtering in Transmission Electron Microscopy: Advantages of In-Column Filters. Journal of the Midwest Microscopy Society, Vol. 23, No. 2, pgs. 7 - 12, 1993

Probst, W. and Bayer, V.E., The Energy Filtering TEM (EFTEM) in Modern Biological Transmission Electron Microscopy, Microscopy Society of America, Abstract., 1995

Bayer, V.E., Ohlmann, K., Peek, S., and Tennant, B.C., Changes in Hepatocellular Ultrastructure as a Result of Oral FIAU (fialuridine or 1-(2'-deoxy-2-fluoro-*-D-arabinofuranosyl)-5-iodouracil) Treatment in the Woodchuck (Marmota monax). Not Published (likely due to proprietary research with pharmaceutical manufacturer). ,



RECENT PRESENTATIONS
2001 Science and Pseudoscience: Public Perception and Scientific Inquiry. American Studies Conference, Orem, UT

2000 Unnatural Selection: Artificial Manipulation of Animals. Biology in the Twenty-First Century: New Horizons for the Sciences, Humanities and Business. Second Annual Utah Valley State College Conference by the Faculty, Orem, UT

1998 Of Woodchucks and Men: An Application of Animal Disease Research to Human Health. Senior Seminar. Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY