Publications by Laura Livingston Mays Hoopes
L. L. Mays. Genetics, a Molecular Approach. Macmillan, New York, 1981. A 16 chapter advanced undergraduate textbook.
L. Hoopes, editor. Research in Biology at Private Undergraduate Institutions. Council on Undergraduate Research, Tucson, AZ, 1986.
M M Allen and L Hoopes, editors, with statistical analysis by M. T. Hoopes. Research in Biology at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions, second edition. Council on Undergraduate Research, Tucson, AZ, 1989.
L Hoopes editorial consultant. Magill’s Survey of Sciences: Life Science. Salem Press, Pasadena, CA 1991, 6 volumes.
Laura L. Mays Hoopes, Breaking Through the Spiral Ceiling: An American Woman Becomes a DNA Scientist. Under serious consideration at a major
Laura L. Mays Hoopes, The Bad Project. About 2/3 finished, novel about college life of two first year students at a fictional excellent small college.
Refereed Original Scientific Articles (* indicates undergraduate coauthor):
In preparation for
Alison Wise*, Jo Hardin, Laura Hoopes. Yeast through the ages: A statistical analysis of genetic changes in yeast aging. Chance (Publication of the American Statistical Association) 19 (3): 39-44, 2006. Cover article.
Campbell AM, Eckdahl TT, Fowlks E, Heyer LJ, Hoopes LLM,
Ledbetter ML, and Rosenwald A. Genome Consortium for Active Teaching (
Hoopes, LLM, Jindal, R*, Hardee, J*, Wu, M, Shimogawa, MY*, Kuo, A*, and Hardin, J. Microarray Analysis of Yeast Aging to 12 Generations. Short meeting report, February 3, 2004, http://www.med.miami.edu/mnbws/webprog2004.html.
Weitao, T, Budd, M, Mays Hoopes,
Versini, G, Comet, I, Wu, M, Hoopes, L, Schwob, E, and Pasero, P . The yeast Sgs1 helicase is differentially regulated for genomic and ribosomal DNA replication. EMBO J 22:1939-1949 (2003).
Hoopes, Laura L M, Budd, M, Choe, W, Weitao,
Choe, W, Budd, M, Imamura, O, Hoopes, L and
Hoopes, Laura LM, Bolen, J., Riggs, Art, and Singer-Sam, Judith. (1995) Preparation of spermatogonia, spermatocytes, and round spermatids for analysis of gene expression using Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting. Biology of Reproduction 53:1003-1011.
Abrams, J.*, Reinys, T.*, and Kim, J.* (faculty advisor L. Hoopes). DNA methylation and magnesium concentration interact in regulating DNA flexibility. Proceedings, National Conference on Undergraduate Research V, 686-691 (1991).
Howlett, D*., Dalrymple, S*., and Mays-Hoopes, LL. (1989). Age related demethylation of mouse satellite DNA is easily detectable by HPLC but not by restriction endonucleases. Mutation Res. 219:101-106.
Singhal, R., Mays-Hoopes, LL, and Eichhorn, G. (1987). DNA methylation in aging of mice. Mech. Ageing Devel. 41:199-210.
Mays-Hoopes, LL, Chao, W*, Butcher, H and Huang, RCC (1986). Decreased methylation of the major long interspersed repeated DNA during aging and in myeloma cells. Developmental Genetics 7:65-73.
Mays-Hoopes, LL, Brown, A and Huang, RCC (1983). Methylation and rearrangement of mouse intracisternal A particle genes in development, aging, and myeloma. Mol. Cell. Biol. 3:1371-1380.
Mays-Hoopes, LL, Cleland, G., Bochantin, J., Kalunian, D*,
J. Bochantin and L. L. Mays. Age dependence of tail collagen fiber breaking time in two strains of rats. Exper. Gerontology 16 (1): 101-106 (1981).
L. L. Rat liver lysine isoaccepting transfer ribonucleic acids shift in proportion during aging. AGE 2:56-62 (1979).
Weber, G.*, Margetan, J.*, Finch, C. E., and Mays, L. L. Brain transfer ribonucleic acid methyl transferases in young adult and old mice. Experimental Gerontology 14:157-160 (1979).
Lawrence, A.*, Readinger, J.*, Ho, R. W., Ackley, S.*, Hollander, M.*, and Mays, L. Rat liver isoaccepting transfer ribonucleic acids shift in proportion during aging. AGE 2:56-62 (1979).
Wang, R. K.-J. and Mays, L.L. Changed isozymes of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase in livers of aging rats. Age 1:2-7 (1978).
Wang, R. K.-J. and Mays, L. L. Opposite changes in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase during aging in Sprague-Dawley and Fischer 344 rats. Experimental Gerontology 12:117-124 (1977).
Sharma, O. K., Mays, L. and Borek, E. Functional differences in protein synthesis between rat liver tRNA and tRNA from Novikoff hepatoma. Biochemistry 14: 509-514 (1975).
Sharma, O. K., Mays, L. L., and Borek, E. Enhancement of the synthesis of a hormone-induced protein by transfer ribonucleic acids. Journal of Biological Chemistry 248:7622-7624 (1973).
Mays, L. L., Borek, E. and Finch, C. E. Glycine N-methyl transferase is a regulatory enzyme which increases in aging animals. Nature 248:411-413 (1973).
Above paper was reprinted in: Dingley, R ed. Fidelity of Protein Synthesis and Transfer RNA during Aging MSS Information Corp, 1974.
Mays, L. L. and Borek, E. Transfer ribonucleic acid methyltransferases during hormone-induced synthesis of phosvitin. Biochemistry 10: 4612-4614(1971).
Brooks, D., Mays, L. L., Hatefi, Y. and Young, F. E. Glucosylation of teichoic acid: solubilization and partial characterization of the uridine diphosphoglucose polyglycerol teichoic acid glucosyl transferase from membranes of Bacillus subtilis. Journal of Bacteriology 107:223-229 (1971).
Mays, L. L. Isolation, characterization, and genetic analysis of osmotic mutants of Neurospora crassa. Genetics 63:781-794 (1969).
Livingston, L. R. Locus specific changes in cell wall composition characteristic of osmotic mutants of Neurospora crassa. Journal of Bacteriology 99: 85-90 (1969).
Palmer, J. D.,
Review Articles, Policy Articles, Teaching Articles
Laura L Mays Hoopes. Top Ten Ways Men Can Help Women in Science, The Scientist, vol 22: page 69, January, 2008. http://www.the-scientist.com/news/home/53655/
Laura L Mays Hoopes. H. Craig Heller (Educator Highlight), Cell Biology Education- Life Sci Educ(CBE-LSE) 2007;6: 275-276
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Laura L Mays Hoopes, Unit 8.2. Nucleic Acid Blotting: Southern and Northern. 8.2.1-8.2.24, Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques, Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2008.
Laura L. Mays Hoopes. Error catastrophe in mutant mitochondria. (12 pages) SAGE-KE (American Association for Advancement of Science/Science Magazine Knowledge Environment on the internet for aging research), November, 2002 http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2002/45/vp6
Hoopes, L L M Commentary: For Undergraduates, Hands-On Research and Book Learning Go Hand in Hand. The Scientist 7 (4):10, Feb 22, 1993.
Hoopes, L. L. M. Translation of messenger RNA to form protein. L Hoopes editorial consultant. Magill’s Survey of Sciences: Life Science.Volume 6, pp 2647-2653, Salem Press, Pasadena, CA 1991.
Hoopes, Laura L. Mays.
“Thomas Cech and Phillip
Altman, 1989” in The Nobel Prize Winners:
Chemistry. Frank N. Magill,
editor, 3 volumes, Salem Press,
Hoopes, L. Quick guide to the National Institutes of Health. Council on Undergraduate Research Newsletter vol VI, 10-16 (Sept, 1985).
Hoopes, L. M. Running an undergraduate research conference. CUR Newsletter VII, 66-69 (Jan, 1986).
Hoopes, LLM. Collegiate Biology Research at
Hoopes, LLM and
Laura L. Mays Hoopes. Doctor, I think you’re mistaken. (humorous piece) Released July, 2006 on http://arthritisandjointpain.com/6-living-with-arthritis.html.
Laura L. Mays Hoopes. Breaking Through the Spiral Ceiling: An American Woman Becomes a DNA Scientist. Thirty chapter, 260 page memoir currently being circulated for consideration by presses.
Laura L. Mays Hoopes. “My Genomics Sabbatical” Goucher Quarterly. Volume 88, Fall, 2006, pp34-38. Shortened chapter from Spiral Ceiling. Online access after publication at: http://www.goucher.edu/x15266.xml
Laura L. Mays Hoopes. “The best Christmas ever,” Daily
Laura L. Mays Hoopes, “A
crane quest behind the scenes in
Laura L. Mays Hoopes, “Through the Spiral Ceiling,” Pomona College Magazine 41(2),spring, 2007, pp44-45. Excerpt from Breaking Through the Spiral Ceiling (see above.) Online access after publication at: http://www.pomona.edu/magazine/pcmsp07/DElivesofmind1.shtml
Laura L. Mays Hoopes, “Walls in the
Laura L. Mays Hoopes, “Support of Women in Science,” Review of Every Other Thursday, AWIS Magazine 36 (2):43-44, spring, 2007.
Laura L. Mays Hoopes, “Today’s Industrial Giants Welcome Women Scientists.” AWIS Magazine 36(2):8-11, spring, 2007.
Laura L.Mays Hoopes, “Family-Work Issues for Women Scientists: An Interview with Diane F. Halpern. AWIS Magazine 36 (3), summer, 2007, pp 8-10.
Laura L Mays Hoopes, “Courageous Decision of Frank Douglas,” AWIS Magazine 36 (3), fall, 2007, pp 20-22.
Laura L Mays Hoopes, “Help Women Stay in Science,” The Scientist, vol 22: page 69, January, 2008.
Laura L Mays Hoopes, “Women on Ice: Detecting Global Warming in the Arctic ,” AWIS Magazine 37, Winter, 2008, pp16-19.
Laura L Mays Hoopes, “Charlotte Russe,” Good Old Days, vol 45 (issue 5) pp 16-17, 2008.
Laura L Mays Hoopes, The Elegance of Protein Structures. AWIS Magazine vol 37, spring, 2008, pp11-13.
Laura L. Mays Hoopes, “The Great Ecology Tour,”North Carolina Literary Review 17 (2008): 163-166.
Laura L Mays Hoopes, “Your Babies or Your Science: Vignettes of European Women in Science” AWIS Magazine 37(summer 2008), pp16-19.