Marion Preest

Marion Preest, Ph.D.

Pritzker Family Foundation Prof. of Biology

B.Sc. (Hons), Otago University, New Zealand; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University
Keck Science

(909) 607-8014

Keck Science Center B12

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Animal Physiology, Herpetology

Selected Research and Publications

  • Mendelson, J.R., III, J.B. Pramuk, R. Gagliardo, A. Pessier, B.B. Rothermel, K.C. Zippel, C. Bevier, M.R. Preest, and B. Crother. 2009. Considerations and recommendations for Raising Live Amphibians in Classrooms. Herpetological Review 40:142-144.

  • Preest, M.R. and A. Cree. 2008. Corticosterone treatment has subtle effects on thermoregulatory behavior and raises metabolic rate in the New Zealand common gecko, Hoplodactylus maculatus. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 81: 641-650.

  • Preest, M.R., A. Cree, and C.L. Tyrrell. 2005. ACTH-induced stress response during pregnancy in a viviparous gecko: No observed effect on offspring quality. Journal of Experimental Zoology 303A: 823-835.

  • Preest, M.R., R. J. Gonzalez, and R. Wilson. 2005. A pharmacological examination of Na+ and Cl- transport in two species of freshwater fish. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 78: 259-272.

  • Preest, M.R. and C.A. Beuchat. 1997. Ammonia excretion by hummingbirds. Nature 386: 561-562.