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Terrence P. McGlynn, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor of Biology

Department: Biology

Office: NSM A-139
Phone Extension: x1077
Email Username: tmcglynn

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Show All    Publications    Invited Workshops and Research Honors    Invited Symposium Presentations    Conference Presentations    Extramural Grants and Awards    Honors and Awards    Intramural Grants and Awards    Invited Seminar Presentations    International and National Service    Symposia Organized    Professional Affiliations    


Publications



 

Invited Workshops and Research Honors

  • 2007, Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners, Faculty Focus Group, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY.
  • 2007, QEM (Quality Education for Minorities) BIO Workshop in NSF Proposal Development, Washington DC .
  • 2007, NCEAS ( National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis) working group, invited participant, “Spatial Aspects of Stoichiometry,” Santa Barbara , CA.
  • 2000 – 2005, IUCN (World Conservation Union ) Species Survival Commission, Social Insect Specialist Group
  • 1999, George C. Eickwort Student Research Award, International Union for the Study of Social Insects, North American Section
  • 1996, Ants of the Leaf Litter Workshop, invited participant, Ilheus , Brazil


 

Invited Symposium Presentations

  • McGlynn, T.P., D.A. Clark and S.F. Oberbauer 2009. Structure of a detritial food web: Relativeinfluence of biomass vs. nutrient inputs. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting,Albuquerque (oral)
  • Poirson, E.K, T.P. McGlynn and S.F. Oberbauer. 2008. The Role of litter decomposition, fertility,and litter-dwelling animals in the carbon cycle of a tropical rain forest. InternationalCongress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa (poster)
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2008. Local gradients in stoichiometry and trophic level of an omnivorous ant.International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa.
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2004. The behavioral ecology of rainforest ants. Opportunities for Research in Behavioral Science Symposium I, San Diego .
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2003. Ecology of invasive ants found in agroecosystems. Association of Integrated Pest Management Ecologists, San Luis Obispo , California , USA .
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2002. Monitoring and response strategies for preventing and controlling ant invasions. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale , Florida , USA .
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2002. An early warning system for social insect invasions. IUSSI International Congress, Sapporo , Japan .
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2000. Human commensalism and ecological invasions of North American exotic ants. International Congress of Entomology, Iguassu Falls , Brazil .
  • McGlynn, T.P. 1999. Food supplementation increases soldier proportion in Pheidole flavens . IUSSI International Congress, Adelaide , Australia .
  • Schultz, T.R. and T. P. McGlynn. 1996. Interactions of ants with other organisms. Smithsonian Ants of the Leaf Litter Workshop, Ihleus , Brazil.


 

Conference Presentations

  • McGlynn, T.P., D.A. Clark and S.F. Oberbauer 2009. Structure of a detritial food web: Relativeinfluence of biomass vs. nutrient inputs. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting,Albuquerque (oral)
  • Poirson, E.K, T.P. McGlynn and S.F. Oberbauer. 2008. The Role of litter decomposition, fertility,and litter-dwelling animals in the carbon cycle of a tropical rain forest. InternationalCongress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa (poster)
  • McGlynn, T.P. S.F. Oberbauer and D.A. Clark. 2007. Habitat and stoichiometry predict density of litter-dwelling ants and other tropical rain forest arthropods. Entomological Society of America, San Diego (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2005. Odor-mediated nest relocation in a rainforest ant. Entomological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P., R. Fawcett, D. Salinas , A. Esparza, and D.A. Clark. 2005. Support for the growth rate hypothesis in a terrestrial detrital community. Ecological Society of America , Montreal . (oral)
  • Oberbauer, S.F., D.A. Clark, D. Genereux, D. Lawrence , A. Russell, T. McGlynn, M.-L. Smith, N. Bynum, J. Espeleta, and C. Lewis.  2005.  BCE/CBC: Complex interactions among water, nutrients and carbon stocks and fluxes across a natural fertility gradient in tropical rain forest.  All hands Biocomplexity meeting, March 21-23 Washington DC (poster).
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2004. The ecological stoichiometry of a tropical ant community. IUSSI North American Section Meeting, Arizona . (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P., R. Carr, J. Carson, and J. Buma. 2002. Frequent nest relocation in a soil-nesting tropical rainforest ant. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale , Florida (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P., M.S. Kelly, and M.D. Shotell. 2001. What is poor habitat? Food and foraging in a rainforest ant. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, San Diego , California (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2001. Opening remarks of “Worldwide odyssey: ecology of social insects” symposium, Entomological Society of America National Meeting, San Diego , California (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P. 2000. How environmental heterogeneity impacts a tropical litter-foraging ant. IUSSI North American Section Meeting, Huntsville , Arkansas . (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P. 1999. How to fight: Lanchester's laws of combat mediate interspecific interactions in a Neotropical ant community. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Atlanta , Georgia (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P., and M.D. Springer. 1998. Factors affecting reproduction and resource utilization in a Neotropical leaf litter ant community. Association for Tropical Biology National Meeting, Baltimore , Maryland . (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P. 1997. The prediction of invasive ant species. IUSSI North American Section Meeting, Boulder , Colorado . (oral)
  • McGlynn, T.P. 1996. Resource partitioning in Neotropical ants. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Louisville , Kentucky . (poster)


 

Extramural Grants and Awards

  • PI, “Curriculum Partnership Award for the Integration of Research into Undergraduate Education at CSU Dominguez Hills,”National Aeronautic and Space Administration, $449,000, pending.
  • Co-PI, Noyce Master Teacher Fellowship Initiative at California State University DominguezHills,” National Science Foundation, $2,998,669, pending.
  • PI, June 2009- May 2012, “International Research Experiences for Students: Tropical EcologyMentorship Program of Southern California,” National Science Foundation, OISE –0854259, $150,677.
  • PI, 2008, “Tropical field ecology research experiences for two K-12 teachers in the Los AngelesArea” Supplement to OISE-0749047, $19,800
  • PI, 2005-2009, “International Research Experiences for Students: Tropical Ecology MentorshipProgram of Southern California,” National Science Foundation Grant No. OISE-0526551,$49,354; OISE-0749047, $34,138. (transfer of award 0526551)
  • Co-PI, 2005-2009 “Complex interactions among water, nutrients and carbon stocks and fluxesacross a natural fertility gradient in tropical rain forest,” National Science Foundation Grant No.EAR-0421178, $101,979 to TPM
  • PI, 2007-2008, “International Research Experiences for Students: Tropical Ecology Mentorship Program of Southern California ,” National Science Foundation Grant No. OISE-0749047, $34,138. (transfer of award 0526551)
  • PI, 2007-2008, “Edaphic and climatic determinants of ant biodiversity across western Australia ” National Geographic Society, $18,532.
  • PI, 2004-2005, “Planning Visit to Australia : Collaborative study of detritus-based food webs.” National Science Foundation Grant No. OISE-0427481 $4,101.
  • Co-PI, 2002-2004, AAAS/Merck collaborative biology and chemistry undergraduate research program, $10,000
  • Environmental Institute of Houston , Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1999-2000, $28,000
  • Donald and Beverly Stone Graduate Fellowship, 1997, $2,000
  • Smithsonian Institution Short Term Visit Award, 1996, $450
  • National Science Foundation Summer Institute in Japan , 1996, $8,000
  • Andrew Mellon Foundation Research Exploration Award, 1996, $2,000
  • Organization for Tropical Studies Research Grant, 1995, $270


 

Honors and Awards

  • 2009-2010, President-Elect, International Union for the Study of Social Insects, North AmericanSection
  • 1999, George C. Eickwort Student Research Award, International Union for the Study of SocialInsects, North American Section


 

Intramural Grants and Awards

  • CSUDH Proposal Development Grant, Fall 2009, $5000
  • CSUDH RSCAAP Grant, May – August 2008, $4200
  • CSUDH RSCAAP Grant, Jan – May 2008, $5000
  • University of San Diego College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, 2006-2007, $3,500
  • University of San Diego College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, 2005-2006, $2,420
  • University of San Diego College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, 2004-2005, $1,800
  • University of San Diego College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, 2003-2004, $2,395
  • University of San Diego College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, 2002-2003, $2,395
  • University of San Diego College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, 2001-2002, $1,500
  • Gettysburg College Research and Professional Development Grant, 1999-2000, $2,500
  • University of Colorado Graduate School University Fellowship, 1998, $7,000
  • University of Colorado Graduate School Research Assistance Grant, 1997, $200
  • University of Colorado Museum Walker Van Riper Fellowship, 1996, $1,200
  • University of Colorado Dean's Small Grant, 1996, $450
  • University of Colorado Tropical Biology course scholarship, 1995, $2,200


 

Invited Seminar Presentations

  • 2010 Osher Lecture Series, Extended Education Program of CSU Dominguez HillsColgate University, Tropical Biology Course in Costa Rica
  • 2009 Organization for Tropical Studies, Research Experiences for Undergraduates program Washington and Jefferson College, Tropical Ecology Course in Costa RicaOsher Lecture Series, Extended Education Program of CSU Dominguez Hills
  • 2008 California State University Northridge, Department of BiologyResearch Experiences for Undergraduates Program, La Selva Biological Station
  • 2007 California State University Long Beach, Department of BiologyCSU Dominguez Hills, Seminar Series in Biological and Biomedical ResearchLa Selva Biological StationTennessee State University, Department of Biology
  • 2006 Cincinnati Museum Center, Museum of Natural History and ScienceLa Selva Biological Station, Research Experiences for Undergraduates programMount St. Mary’s College, Department of Biology, Los AngelesUniversity of La Verne, Department of Biology, Los Angeles
  • 2005 Bridges Academy Program, University of San Diego
  • 2004 Curtin University of Technology, Department of Environmental Biology, Perth, AustraliaLa Selva Biological StationUniversity of California at Riverside, Department of EntomologyUniversity of California at San Diego, Department of Biology
  • 2003 Cornell University, Department of EntomologyLa Selva Biological StationInvisible University Lecture Series, University of San Diego
  • 2002 La Selva Biological StationHubbs-Sea World Research InstituteScience Lecture Series, University of San Diego
  • 2001 La Selva Biological Station
  • 2000 California State University, Los Angeles, Department of BiologyLa Selva Biological Station, Department of BiologyUS Forest Service, Monongahela National Forest
  • 1999 Rice University, Department of Ecology and EvolutionUniversity of Houston, Department of Biology and BiochemistryUniversity of Pittsburgh, Department of Biology
  • 1998 University of Colorado, Environmental, Population, and Organismic BiologyLa Selva Biological StationOccidental College
  • 1997 La Selva Biological Station
  • 1996 Henderson Museum, University of ColoradoWilliams Village Academic Program, University of ColoradoLa Selva Biological Station, Department of Geography, University of Colorado
  • 1993 University of Bern Zoological Institute


 

International and National Service

  • 1997 – current: Reviewer for Animal Behaviour, Annals of the Entomological Society of America,Austral Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, Biological Conservation, Biological Invasions,Biotropica, Diversity and Distributions, Ecology, Ecology Letters, Ecological Applications,Ecological Entomology, Environmental Entomology, Functional Ecology, Global ChangeBiology, Insectes Sociaux, Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Biogeography, Journal ofEthology, Journal of Insect Behavior, Journal of Insect Conservation, Journal of InsectScience, Journal of Tropical Ecology, Myrmecological News, Murdock Charitable Trust,National Geographic Society, National Science Foundation, Nature, Nature Knowledge,Naturwissenschaften, Oecologia, Oikos, Revista de Biología Tropical, Royal Society ofNew Zealand Marsden Fund, Science, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, SoutheasternNaturalist, USDA, US-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund.
  • 2005 Moderator, Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Ant Ecology session.
  • 2002 Delegate for North American Section to the International Congress of the InternationalUnion for the Study of Social Insects, Sapporo, Japan.
  • 1997 Organizational committee for the North American IUSSI meeting, Niwot Ridge, Colorado


 

Symposia Organized

  • 2010 “Going big: Large scale spatial and temporal patterns in social insect communities”Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects, Copenhagen, coorganizedwith Rob Dunn
  • 2001 Organizer of symposium for Entomological Society of America National Meeting,"Worldwide odyssey: the ecology of invasive social insects.” San Diego, California, coorganizedwith Nathan Sanders


 

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
  • Ecological Society of America
  • International Union for the Study of Social Insects
  • Organization for Tropical Studies
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Honor society
  • Phi Sigma, Biology honor society
  • Sigma Xi, Scientific honor society


 

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