Brenda Manzano-Winkler

Laboratory Research Analyst and Lab Manager

E-mail: brenda.winkler@duke.edu
B.A., Drew University


Publications

Manzano-Winkler, B., A. J. Hish, E. K. Aarons, and M. A. F. Noor. 2017. Reproductive interference by male Drosophila subobscura on female D. persimilis: A laboratory experiment. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 2268-2272. doi:10.1002/ece3.2855

Mittleman, B. E., B. Manzano-Winkler, J. B. Hall, K. L. Korunes, and M. A. F. Noor. 2017. The large X-effect on secondary sexual characters and the genetics of variation in sex comb tooth number in Drosophila subobscura. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 533-540. doi:10.1002/ece3.2634

Gredler, J. N., B. Manzano-Winkler, and M. A. F. Noor. 2015. Revised college genetics laboratory exercise for witnessing phenotypic and molecular evolution in the fruit fly. Genetics Society of America Peer-Reviewed Education Portal (GSA-PREP) external resource. web link.

Manzano-Winkler, B. 2015. Suppressed double crossovers in D. pseudoobscura inversion heterozygotes. Drosophila Information Service, 98: 57-59. web link.

Heil, C. S. S., B. Manzano-Winkler, M. J. Hunter, J. K. F. Noor, and M. A. F. Noor. 2013. Witnessing Evolution First-hand: A K-12 Laboratory Exercise in Genetics and Evolution Using Drosophila. American Biology Teacher, 75: 116-119 Abstract Outreach page

Manzano-Winkler, B., S. E. McGaugh, and M. A. F. Noor. 2013. How hot are Drosophila hotspots? Examining recombination rate variation and associations with nucleotide diversity, divergence, and maternal age in Drosophila pseudoobscura. PLoS One, 8: e71582. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071582

Merrill, J.D., B. Manzano-Winkler, and M. A. F. Noor. 2013. P-element disruption of the Drosophila melanogaster homolog of human cancer susceptibility gene does not increase fertility of female heterozygotes.  Drosophila Information Service 96: 238-240.

Heil, C. S. S., M. J. Hunter, J. K. F. Noor, K. Miglia, B. Manzano-Winkler, S. R. McDermott, and M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Witnessing phenotypic and molecular evolution in the fruit fly. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 5: 629-634.

McGaugh, S. E., C. S. S. Heil, B. Manzano-Winkler, L. Loewe, S. Goldstein, T. L. Himmel, M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Recombination modulates how selection affects linked sites in Drosophila. PLoS Biology, 10: e1001423. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001422

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Manzano-Winkler, B., Novina, C., Roy, A. 1996. TFII-I Is Required for Transcription of the Naturally TATA-less but Initiator-containing Vbeta Promoter. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 271: 12076-12081, 16982.

Firsov, A.A., Saverino, D., Ruble, M., Gilbert, D., Manzano, B., Medeiros, A., Zinner, S.H. 1996. Predictors of the Effect of Ampicillin/Sulbactam Against TEM-1 beta-Lactamase Producing Escherichia coli in an In Vitro Dynamic Model: Enzyme Activity versus MIC. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 40: 734-738.

Firsov, A.A., Ruble, M., Gilbert, D., Saverino, D., Manzano, B., Medeiros, A., Zinner, S.H. 1997. Net Effect of Innoculum Size on Ampicillin/Sulbactam (A/S) Action: Studies in an In Vitro Dynamic Model. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 41: 7-12.


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