This Curriculum Vitae in Adobe Reader Format is current as of January, 2009.
D’Avanzo, C., C. W. Anderson, L. M. Hartley, and N. Pelaez. A Faculty-Development Model for Transforming Introductory Biology and Ecology Courses. BioScience 62(4): 416-427, 2012.
Weiner, A.S., N. Pelaez, K. Chang, & J. Weiner. Biology and Nursing Students’ Perceptions of a Web-Based Information Literacy Tutorial. Communications in Information Literacy 5(2): 187-201, 2012.
Bush, SD, Pelaez, NJ, Rudd, JA, Stevens, MT, Tanner, KD, Williams, KS. Investigation of Science Faculty with Education Specialities within the Largest University System in the United States. CBE Life Sci Educ. 10: 25-42, 2011.
Bush, S. D., N. J. Pelaez, J. A. Rudd, M. T. Stevens, K. D. Tanner, and K. S. Williams. Science Faculty with Education Specialties. Science 322: 1795-1796, 2008.
Clase, K.L., P.W. Hein, and N.J. Pelaez. Demand for interdisciplinary laboratories for physiology research by undergraduate students in biosciences and biomedical engineering. Advances in Physiology Education 32: 256-260, 2008.
Pelaez, N. Science need not threaten faith. Guest Opinion for the Journal & Courier, p. A5, January 15, 2008.
Pelaez, N.J. and M.A. Hoover, Blood circulation laboratory investigations with video are less investigative than instructional blood circulation labs with live organisms. Advances in Physiology Education 32: 55-60, 2008.
Packer, C. S. and N. J. Pelaez, Counterpoint: Release of an endothelium-derived vasoconstrictor and RhoA/Rho kinase-mediated calcium sensitization of smooth muscle cell contraction are not the main effectors for full and sustained hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction. Journal of Applied Physiology 102: 2077-2079, 2007.
Goodman, B.E., M. Eisenhart, R.L. DeHaan, R.E. Kemm, D.W. Rodenbaugh and N. Pelaez, Scientific principles of education research. Advances in Physiology Education 31: 374-376, 2007.
Bush, S. D., N. J. Pelaez, J. A. Rudd, M. T. Stevens, K. S. Williams, D. E. Allen, and K. D. Tanner. On Hiring Science Faculty with Education Specialties for Your Science (Not Education) Department. CBE-Life Sciences Education 5: 297-305, 2006.
Packer, C. S. and N. J. Pelaez,
Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction is/is not mediated by increased production of
reactive oxygen species. Journal of Applied Physiology 101 (3): 1001,
Pelaez, N. J., D.D. Boyd, J.B. Rojas, and M.A. Hoover, Prevalence of blood circulation misconceptions among prospective elementary teachers. Advances in Physiology Education 29: 172-181, 2005.
Pelaez, N.J., T.M. Ashton, C. Pollard, J. Moore, C. Guenter, D. Wicks, D. Judd, D. Pearson, R. Staley, and M.J. Wetzel. Keeping Faculty Online: The Case of MERLOT. Academic Exchange Quarterly 8(4): 25-32, 2004.
Flaagan, K.J. and N. Pelaez. ExCEllence in Life Science. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2003.
Pelaez, N. J. and B. L. Gonzalez. Sharing science: Characteristics of effective scientist-teacher interactions. Advances in Physiology Education 26: 158-167, 2002.
Pelaez, N. J. Problem-based writing with peer review improves academic performance in physiology. Advances in Physiology Education 26: 174-184, 2002.
Packer, C. S., N. J. Pelaez, and T. C. Johnson. Gender dichotomy in reactivity to the vasoactive oxidant, hydrogen peroxide, in spontaneously hypertensive rats. (Winner of the Irene Ferrer Award for Gender-Specific Medicine.) Journal of Gender-Specific Medicine 5: 17-23, 2002.
Russell, M. J., N. J. Pelaez, C. S. Packer, M. E. Forster, and K. R. Olson. Intracellular and extracellular calcium utilization during hypoxic vasoconstriction of cyclostome aortas. American Journal of Physiology 281: 1506-1513, 2001.
Pelaez, N.J. The Astonishing Elephant, by Shana Alexander. 2000. (Invited book review) Random House, New York, NY, 10171. American Biology Teacher 63 (2): 140, 2001.
Packer, C. S., N.J. Pelaez, J.A. Kramer. Estrogen protects against hypertension in the spontaneously hypertensive rat, but its protective mechanism is unrelated to impaired arterial muscle relaxation. (Winner of the Irene Ferrer Award for Gender-Specific Medicine) The Journal of Gender-Specific Medicine 4: 20-27, 2001.
Pelaez, N.J., S.L. Osterhaus, A.S. Mak, Y. Zhao, H.W. Davis, and C.S. Packer. MAPK and PKC activity are not required for H2O2-induced arterial muscle contraction. American Journal of Physiology 279: H1194H1200, 2000.
Pelaez, N.J., T.R. Braun, R.J. Paul, R.A. Meiss, R.A. and C.S. Packer. H2O2 mediates Ca2+ - and MLC20 phosphorylation-independent contraction in intact and permeabilized vascular smooth muscle. American Journal of Physiology 279: H1185H1193, 2000.
Pelaez, N.J. An internet-enriched Biology of Women: a weekend college course for non-majors. Teaching with Technology: Seventy-Five Professors from Eight Universities Tell Their Stories. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, Inc., pp. 218-220, 2000.
Packer, C.S. and Pelaez, N.J. Scientists should become active in education. The Scientist XII No. 10: 9, May 11, 1998.
Pelaez, N., Ryder, K.D., and Cohen M. Engagement, wonder and learning by jerks in science: perspectives of pre-service elementary education students, medical students, and research science doctoral students. ERIC ED403135 Clearinghouse SE59598, May, 1997.
Pelaez, N.J. Flourishing even with four languages. Bilingual Family Newsletter: 4-7, March, 1988.
Bamforth, S.S. and Pelaez, N.J. Numbers and proportions of microorganisms in humid forest litters. The Proceedings of the Louisiana Academy of Sciences XL: 33-38, 1977.
Revised February 10, 2009.