Dr. Michael T. Ivy


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 Department of Biological Sciences 
 College of Life & Physical Sciences

 Contact Information:
 Office Location: 316 Harned Hall 
 Telephone: 615-963-7796 
 FAX: 615-963-5747
 Email: mivy@tnstate.edu



B.A. – Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Ph.D. – University of Illinois - Chicago

Research Areas: Neuroscience, Cholinergic nervous system, Diabetes, Nephrology, protein trafficking, etc.

Amara, S., Lopez, K., Banan, B., Brown, S-K., Whalen, M., Myles, E., Ivy, M.T. , Johnson, T., Schey, K.L., and Tiriveedhi, V.; 2015; Synergistic effect of pro-inflammatory TNFa and IL-17 in periostin mediated collagen deposition:  Potential role in liver fibrosis.  Molec. Immunol.  64:  26-35.

Fidler, A.L., Vanacore, R.M., Chetyrkin, S.V., Pedchenko, V.K., Bhave, G., Yin, V.P., Stothers, C.L., Rose, K.L., McDonald, W.H., Clark, T.A., Borza, D-B., Steele, R.E., Ivy, M.T., The Apirnauts, Hudson, J.K., and Hudson, B.G.; 2014; A unique covalent bond in basement membrane is a primordial innovation for tissue evolution.  PNAS ID: 1318499111 111(1):331-336.

Bohannon-Stewart, A., Kelley, G., Kimathi, B., Subramanya, S.H.K.V., Donkor, J., Darris, C., Tyus, J., Payne, A., Byers, S., Hui, D., Nahashon, S., Chen, F-C, Ivy, M., and Wang, X, 2014; Expression of Potential Regulatory Genes in Abdominal Adipose Tissue of Broiler Chickens during Early Development, Gen. Res. Int. 2014: ID 318304.

Ruggiero, A.M., Wright, J., Ferguson, S.M., Lewis, M., Emerson, K.S., Iwamoto, H., Ivy, M.T., Holmstrand, E.C., Ennis, E.A., Weaver, C.D. and Blakely, R.D.; 2012; Nonoisotopic assay for the presynapptic choline transporter reveals capacity for allosteric modulation of choline uptake; ACS Chemical Neurosci. 3:767-781.

Ivy, M.T., Newkirk, R.F. and Townsel, J.G.; 2010; A novel choline cotransporter sequestration compartment in cholinergic neurons revealed by selective endosomal ablation; J. Neurochem. 112(5):1295-1304.

Cao, Z., Wang, Y., McAdory, B.S., Kemp, M.D., Ivy, M.T., Newkirk, R.F. and Townsel, J.G.; 2006; Identification and characterization of syntaxin 1 antisense variants in Limulus polyphemus; Cell. Mol. Neurobiol. 26(1):53-66.

Wang, Y., Cao, Z., Xu, W., Kemp, M.D., McAdory, B.S., Newkirk, R.F., Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 2004; Cloning and partial characterization of four plasmalemmal-associated syntaxin isoforms in Limulus; Gene 326:189-199.

Wang, Y., Cao, Z., Newkirk, R.F., Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 2001; Molecular cloning of a cDNA for a putative choline co-transporter from Limulus CNS; Gene 268:123-131.

Ivy, M.T., Newkirk, R.F., Karim, M.R., Mtshali, C.M.P. and Townsel, J.G.; 2001; Hemicholinium-3 mustard reveals two populations of cycling choline cotransporters in Limulus; Neurosci. 102(4):969-978.

Wang, Y., Cao, Z., Reid, E.A., Newkirk, R.F., Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 2000; The use of competitive PCR mimic to evaluate a Limulus lambda phage genomic DNA library; Cell. Mol. Neurobiol. 20(4):509-520.

Ford, B.D., Ivy, M.T., Mtshali, C.P. and Townsel, J.G.; 1999; The involvement of protein kinase C in the regulation of choline cotransport in Limulus; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 123A:255-261.

Santiago, L.R., Ivy, M.T., Erickson, L.C. and Hanin, I.; 1995; AF64A-Induced cytotoxicity and changes in choline acetyltransferase activity in the LAN-2 Neuroblastoma cell line are modulated by choline and hemicholinium3; J. Neurosci. Methods 61:185-190.

Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 1989; A Vinblastine sensitive high affinity choline uptake system; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 92C(1):81-88.

Carroll, P.T. and Ivy, M.T.; 1988; Effect of 2-(4-Phenylpiperidino)cyclohexanol (AH 5183) on the veratridine-induced increase in acetylcholine synthesis by rat hippocampal tissue; J. Neurochem. 51(3):808-819.

Ivy, M.T. and Carroll, P.T.; 1988; Evidence to suggest that the spontaneous release of acetylcholine from rat hippocampal tissue is carrier-mediated; Neurochem. Res. 13(4):325-328.

Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 1987; A comparative study of high affinity choline uptake and choline utilization in cholinergic and non-cholinergic tissues; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 86C:111-120.

Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 1987; Biochemical evidence for cholinergic involvement in the Limulus Brain; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 86C:103-110.

Ivy, M.T., Sukumar, R. and Townsel, J.G.; 1985; The characterization of a sodium-dependent high affinity choline uptake system unassociated with acetylcholine biosynthesis; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 81C:351-357.

Sukumar, R., Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 1983; The distribution of cholinergic components in a marine arthropod; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 74C:201-209.

BIO 4220-Endocrinology
BIO 4221-Endocrinology Laboratory
BIO 3200-Comparative Physiology
BIO 3201-Comparative Physiology Laboratory
BIO 4280-Pathophysiology
BIO 4281-Pathophysiology Laboratory
BIO 2220-Human Anatomy & Physiology II
BIO 2210-Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 8110-Dissertation Research
BIO 7320-Neurophysiology
BIO 7170-Topics in Molecular Genetics
BIO 6100-Frontiers in Molecular Science
BIO 6110-Individual Research – Biology
BIO 5140-Special Problems I



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