Michael C. Wooten
Professor & Assistant Chair, DBS



Office Location:  
334 Funchess Hall

Mailing Address:
331 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849-5414
Tel: (334) 844-4826
Fax: (334) 844-9234
Email Michael C. Wooten
The Wooten Lab Webpage



Ph.D. - North Texas University (1983)



• Population Genetics.
• Molecular Ecology.
• Conservation Biology.
• Biological Statistics.



Additional information about current research and Graduate Student opportunities is available on the Laboratory Page link.



Jadhav, T., M. W. Wooten and M. C. Wooten. 2010. Mining the TRAF6/p62 interactome for a selective ubiquination motif.  BMC Proceedings (Special Issue – Accepted).

Schnell, G. D., M. de Lourdes Romero-Almaraz,  S. T. Martínez-Chapital, C. Sánchez -Hernández, M. L. Kennedy, T. L. Best, M. C. Wooten and R. D. Owen.  2010. Habitat use and demographic characteristics of the west Mexican cotton rat (Sigmodon mascotensis).  Mammalia (In press).

Du, Y., M. C. Wooten and M. W. Wooten. 2009. Oxidative damage to the promoter region of p62 is common to neurodegenerative disease. Neurodegenerative Diseases 35:302-310.

Du, Yifeng, M. C. Wooten, M. Gearing and M. W. Wooten. 2009. Age-associated oxidative damage to the p62 promoter: Implications for Alzheimer’s disease. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 46:492-501.

Romagosa, C. M, G. Guyer and M. C. Wooten. 2009. The contribution of the live vertebrate trade toward taxonomic homogenization. Conservation Biology 23:1001-1007.

Tenaglia, K. M., J. L. Van Zant and M. C. Wooten. 2007. Multiple captures and relatedness of Alabama beach mice. Journal of Mammalogy 88:580-588.

Van Zant, J. L. and M. C. Wooten. 2007. Old mice, young islands and competing biogeography hypotheses. Molecular Ecology 16:5070-5083. 

Rodriguez-Perez, M. A., C. A. Nunex-Gonzalez, C. Lizarazo-Ortega, A. Sanchez-Varela, M. C. Wooten and T. R. Unnasch. 2006. Analysis of genetic variation in the ribsomal DNA internal transcribed spacer and the NADH dehydrogenase subunit 4 mitochondrial genes of the onchocerciasis vector Simulium ochraceum. Journal of Medical Entomology 43(4).

G. D. Schnell, M. L. Kennedy, C. Sanchez-Hernandez, M. de Lourdes Romero-Almaraz, B. D. N Estevez, J. A. Guerreo, T. L. Best, M. C. Wooten and R. D. Owen. 2006. A species of increased concern in a biodiversity hotspot: conservation status, demographic features, and habitat preference of the endemic marsh mouse (Peromyscus perfulvus). Southwestern Naturalist 50:5-20.

Wooten, M. W., X. Hu, J. R. Babu, M. L. Seibenhener, T. Geetha, M. G. Paine and M. C. Wooten. 2006. Polyubiquitination, trafficking and inclusions: sequestosome 1/p62's role in neurodegenerative disease. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology 2006/62079:1–12.

Dixon, J. D., M. K. Oli, M. C. Wooten, T. H. Eason, W. J. McCown and M. W. Cunningham. 2006. Effectiveness of a regional corridor in connecting two Florida black bear populations. Conservation Biology 20:155-162.

Van Zant, J. L. and M. C. Wooten. 2003. Translocation of Choctawhatchee beach mice: Hard lessons learned. Biological Conservation 112:405-413. 

Swilling, W. R. and M. C. Wooten. 2002 Subadult dispersal in the monogamous Alabama beach mouse. Journal of Mammalogy 83:252-260.

M. Oli, N. Holler, and M. C. Wooten. 2001. Viability analysis of endangered Gulf Coast beach mice Peromyscus polionotus populations. Biological Conservation 97:107-118.



Undergraduate

Graduate

General Genetics - BIOL3000 Population Genetics - BIOL6170
  Biological Statistics - STAT7040
  Biometry - BIOL7980
  Evolutionary Genetics - BIOL7290

Last updated: 01/09/2014