Brook O. Swanson

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Swanson


Brook O. Swanson

Associate

Professor

Department of Biology

Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA


(509) 31
3
-
6692

swansonb@gonzaga.edu


Education



Doctor of Philosophy

in Biology

with distinction
, Northe
rn Arizona University:
December 2004


Bachelor of Scienc
e

with highest honor, Biological Sciences, with concentrations in Marine

Biology and Ecology, Florida Institute of Technology: May 1999


Professional Appointments


2010
-
present

Associate Professor of Biology, Gonzaga University

2006
-
2010


Assistant Prof
essor of Biology, Gonzaga University.

2005
-
2006

Visiting Assistant

Professor of Biology: Pacific University.

2004
-
2005

Post
-
Doctoral Researcher: University of California, Riverside.

2004

Lecturer: Northern Arizona University.

2001
-
2004

Graduate Research Fellow: US Environ
mental Protection Agency, Science To
Achieve Results

(STAR)

program.

2000
-
2001


Laboratory instructor: Northern Arizona University.

1999
-
2000

Wetland scientist: Swan Resource Company


wetland delineation and biological
assessments

1997
-
1999

Undergraduate resea
rcher: Florida Tech


Peer Reviewed
Publications


201
2


Weaver
,
Milliron
,
Miserez
, Evans
-
Lutterodt, Herrera, Gallana, Mershon
,
Swanson,


Zavattieri, DiMasi, and Kisailus
.
The Stomatopod Dactyl Club: A Formidable Damage
-
Tolerant Biological Hammer
.
Science
.

Vol. 336 no. 6086 pp. 1275
-
1280
.

2011

Baumgartner A*, Coleman S, Swanson B. The Cost of the Sword: Escape Performance in
Male Swordtails.
PLoS ONE

6(1): e15837. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015837

2009

Swanson, B.O., Anderson, S.*, DiGiovine, C.*, Ross, R.
*
, Dorsey, J.* Evolution of
complex biomaterial performance: the case of spider silk.
Integrative and Comparative
Biology

49:21
-
31
.

2009

Dean, M., Swanson, B.O., Summers, A.P. Biomaterials: properties, variation and
evolution.
Integrative and Comparative B
iology

49: 15
-
20
.

2009

Collin, M., Camama, E., Swanson, B.O., Edgerly, J.S., Hayashi
, C.Y. Comparison of
embiopteran silks reveals tensile and structural similarities across taxa.
Biomacromolecules


10.1021/bm900449p
.

2


Swanson

2008

Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Mar
ks, J.C., Hendrickson, D.A. Variation in foraging
behavior facilitates resource partitioning in a polymorphic cichlid,
Herichthys minckleyi.
Environmental Biology of Fishes.

83:147
-
154

2007 Swanson, B.O., Blackledge, T.A., Hayashi, C.Y.
Spider capture s
ilk: performance
implications of variation in an exceptional biomaterial.
Journal of Experimental Zoology
307(11): 654
-
666
.

2007 Gibb, A.C., Swanson, B.O. Liu, C.*
Heterochrony and the development of the escape
response: prehatching movements in the rai
nbow trout
Oncorhynchus mykiss
.
Journal of
Experimental Zoology
307(10): 556
-
567
.


2006

Swanson, B.O., Blackledge, T.A., Summers, A.P., Hayashi, C.Y. Spider dragline silk:
correlated and mosaic evolution in high performance biological materials.
Evolution
60:2539
-
2551.

2006

Swanson, B.O., Blackledge, T.A., Beltrán, J.* Hayashi, C.Y. Variation in the material
properties of spider dragline silk across species.
Journal of Applied Physics A
82(2). 213
-
218.

2006

Gibb, A.C., Swanson, B.O., Wesp, H.M., Landels,
C.*, and Liu, C.* The development of
escape performance in teleost fishes: Do ontogenetic changes enable improved escape
performance?
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
. 79(1). 7
-
19.

2005

Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Marks, J.C., Hendrickson, D.A. Do kine
matics vary between
lab and field feeding behaviors in a Mexican cichlid?
Environmental Biology of Fishes
.
74(2). 199
-
206.

2004

Swanson, B.O., and Gibb, A.C. Kinematics of aquatic and terrestrial escape responses in
mudskippers.
Journal of Experimental Bi
ology.
207: 4037
-
4044.

2003

Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Marks, J.C., Hendrickson, D.A. Trophic polymorphism and
behavioral differences decrease intra
-
specific competition in a cichlid,
Herichthys
minckleyi
.
Ecology

84(6). 1441
-
1446.


Other Publications


2
009

Swanson, B.O.
Review of
Inspired by Biology: from molecules to materials to
machines
.

In
The Quarterly Review of Biology

84:183
-
184
.

2005

Swanson, B.O. Maintenance of diversity in a polymorphic species (
Herichthys
minckleyi
).
Buntbarsche Bulletin
228.
27
-
35 .


Presentations and published abstracts


Invited seminar speaker at:

Whitworth University (2011),
Eastern Washington University (2009
, 2011
), Washington State
University (2008); Gonzaga University (2006); Mary Washington University (2006); Univers
ity
of Portland (2006); Weber State University (2006); U.C. Riverside (2005); Pacific University
(2005).


2011

Kathleen Cloughesy
*
,
Marshal Davis,*

Patrick Hoversten*
,
and
Brook Swanson
.

Cracking the claw: evolutionary diversity in fiddler crabs
.
Murdock
College Science
Research Program
.

3


Swanson

2011

Swanson, B.O. Discovery of high performance biomaterials for defense application.
AFOSR annual review.

2010

Kathleen Cloughesy
*
, Gina Marie Contolini
*
,

Scott Parmely
*
,

and

Brook Swanson
.
Semaphore or weapon: A compari
son of fiddler crab behavior and major claw force.
Murdock College Science Research Program
.

2010

B
ERGAM
, Brittany A.*; FRIEDMAN, Alex
*
; SWANSON, Brook O.

Building a
Biological Hammer
.

Integrative and Comparative Biology

2010

GEORGE, Matthew N*; SWANSON, B
rook O
.

Allometry and Correlated Evolution in
Fiddler Crab Major Claw Morphology
.

Integrative and Comparative Biology

2010

ANDERSON, Stuart P*; GEORGE, Matthew
*
; SWANSON, Brook O.

Claw force and
cuticle strength: Functional morphology of fiddler crab comba
t
.

Integrative and
Comparative Biology

2009

Swanson, B.O. and Anderson, S.*
Evolution of complex biomaterial performance: the
case of spider silk.
Integrative and Comparative Biology
.

2009

Andrew, J.*, George, M.*, Patek, S., Swanson, B. Biomechanical and
structural variation
in the stomatopod cuticle

Integrative and Comparative Biology.

2009

Dorsey, J.*, George, M.*, Anderson, S.*, Swanson, B. Effects of heavy metal pollution
on

feeding and escape performance in pumpkinseed sunfish
Integrative and Comparat
ive
Biology.

2008

Andrew, J.*, George, M.*, Patek, S., Swanson, B. Biomechanical and structural variation
in the stomatopod cuticle. 17
th

Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research,
Murdock College Science Research Program.*

2008

Dorsey, J.*, George, M.
*, Anderson, S.*, Swanson, B. Effects of heavy metal pollution
on

feeding and escape performance in pumpkinseed sunfish 17
th

Regional Conference on
Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Research Program.*

2008 Swanson, B.O., DiGovine, C.*, Dors
ey, J.*, Ross, R.* Does body form determine escape
response performance in fishes?

Int. Comp. Biology

2007 DiGovine, C.*, Dorsey, J.*, Ross, R.*, and Swanson, B.O. Does body form determine
escape response performance in fishes? 16
th

Regional Conference
on Undergraduate
Research, Murdock College Science Research Program.*

2007

Swanson, B.O. and Hayashi, C.Y. Sticky, stretchy and strong: evolution of spider capture
fibers.
Int. Comp. Biology.

2005


Hayashi, C.Y., Blackledge, T.A., Swanson, B.O.
Evolution o
f the material properties of
spider dragline silk

Int. Comp. Biol
A.

2005


Gibb, A.C., Liu, C.*, Swanson, B.O.
Pre
-
hatching escape behavior in the






rainbow trout
Int. Comp. Biol

A.

2005

Swanson, B.O., Summers, A.P. and Hayashi, C.Y. Evoluti
on of spider silk material
properties. Evolution, Fairbanks AK.

2005


Collin, M. A., Swanson, B. O., Hayashi, C. Y. Mechanical Properties of Embioptera Silk
Int. Comp. Biol
A.

2005

Swanson, B.O. Maintenance of diver
sity in a polymorphic cichlid.
Evolutio
n, Fairbanks
AK.

2004

Swanson, B.O. and Gibb, A.C.
Ontogeny of fast starts: What are the biomechanical
consequences of development in teleost fish?
Int. Comp. Biol
44:51.1 A.

2004

Swanson, B.O.
Maintenance of morphological diversity in a polymorphic cichli
d fish.
J.
Morph.

260(3).

4


Swanson

2003

Swanson, B.O. Comparison of fish feeding behaviors between laboratory and field: Do
lab feeding analyses reflect ecologically important behaviors?
Int. Comp. Biol
.
43(6):62.5A.

2003

Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Landels, C.* Kin
ematics of aquatic and terrestrial escape
responses in mudskippers: Does the same morphology produce a similar behavior across
different environments?
Int. Comp. Biol
. 43(6):P3.62.

2003

Swanson, B.O. Competition reduction and the maintenance of polymorphis
m in
Herichthys minckleyi.
Ecological Society of America, Savannah, GA.

2003

Gibb, A.C., Liu, C.*, Wesp, H.M. and Swanson, B.O. What is the functional basis of
improved escape performance during early development in the Rainbow Trout?
Int.
Comp. Biol.

43(6
):P3.60.

2002

Swanson, B.O. Terrestrial escape response of the mudskipper: an analysis of muscle
power and kinematics.
Int. Comp. Biol
. 42(6): 37.2A.

2001

Swanson, B.O. Intra
-
specific competition reduction in a polymorphic cichlid,
Herichthys
minckleyi
. De
sert Fish Counsel, Alpine, TX.

2001

Swanson, B.O. Intra
-
specific competition in a polymorphic cichlid,
Herichthys minckleyi
:
Does variation in jaw morphology lead to resource partitioning?
Amer. Zool
.
41(6):11.2A.

2001

Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Marks, J.C
., Hendrickson, D.A. Feeding behavior of the
Cuatro Ciénegas Cichlid. California Desert Research Symposium, CA.

2001

Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Marks, J.C., Hendrickson, D.A. Feeding behavioral
repertoire of a polymorphic cichlid,
Cichlasoma minckleyi
. Ame
rican Society of
Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, State College, PA.

2001

Williamson, C.A.*, Marks, J.C., Hendrickson, D.A. and Swanson, B.O. Aliens invade
Mexico: Proof of their impact on native cichlids.
Amer. Zool
. 41(6):63.4A


Funded G
rants


2012
-
20
15

HHMI Undergraduate

Science Education Program, Lead author and co
-
PI $1.2

Million.

2010
-
2013

AFOSR Young Investigators Program.

“Discovery of high
-
performance
biomaterials for defense applications”


uses evolution and ecology to understand
variation in
biomaterials

$345,000

2010
-
2012

NSF MRI for an ICP
-
MS co
-
PI $180,000

2009
-
2011

Murdock Charitable Trust: Partners in Science grant with Bree Reynolds from
Wellpinit High school. $15,000

2008

College of Arts and Sciences travel award for undergraduates atte
nding a
scientific meeting. $1000

2008

NSF symposium grant for “Biomaterials: testing
,

variation and evolution.”
$10,280.

2008

AFOSR symposium grant for “Biomaterials: testing
,

variation and evolution.”
$5,000.

2008
-
2012

HHMI Undergraduate

Science Educati
on Program,
Lead author and
co
-
PI $1.2

Million.

2007


AFOSR
,
Defense University Research
Instrumentation Program, $148,000.

5


Swanson

2001
-
2004

EPA STAR fellowship to study morphological variation in polymorphic cichlids,
$ 75,000

2003


Jordan award for cichlid evolution rese
arch, $ 400

2001, 2003

NAU graduate college travel awards to attend
scientific
meetings, $450

1999

Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research for neurophysiology, awarded spring, $ 900



Awards and Honors


2011

Gonzaga Exemplary Tenure
-
track Faculty Award

2006

Rec
ipient of a M.J. Murdock Charitabl
e Trust Research Start
-
up Grant

for New
Science Faculty award

2005

Outstanding doctoral dissertation, NAU Biology Department

2004

Outstanding published paper with graduate student as senior author, NAU
Biology department

1
997
-
1999

Distinguished student scholar awards, Florida Tech Biology Department

1999


Member of Beta Beta Beta (Biology Honors Society)



Public dissemination of research


2010

Scholastic Fantastic: A small but vicious shrimp may change the way we go int
o modern
battles. By Joel Smith.
The Pacific Northwest Inlander
, May 27
th

2008

The Mystery of the Peacock mantis shrimp and other tales of research
-

Big Science: The
value of Research. By Sabrina Jones and Marny Lombard.
Gonzaga Quarterly
. Fall.

2007

Appe
ared on
Daily Planet

on the Discovery channel discussing spider biology and the
Spiderman movies



Service


2012
-
current

Gonzaga Act 6 mentor

2012

Gonzaga Outdoors director search committee

2009
-
current

Gonzaga
Science Research

Committee

2008
-
current

Gonz
aga HHMI advisory board

2008
-
current

Gonzaga Health Sciences Committee

2009

Computer science faculty search committee member

2008

Chair of two successful faculty searches in Biology

2008
, 2011

Biology faculty search committee member

2002
-
2009


Committee me
mber, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Public
Affairs: Produce and edit symposium press releases for distribution to national
and international journalists

2004
-
current

Reviewer,
Marine Technology Society Journal
,
Biomacromolecules,

The
Quar
terly Review of Biology
,
Journal of E
xperimental Zoology
,
Physiological
and Biochemical Zoology, Behavior and Brain Research, Ecology, Environmental
Biology of Fishes, Behavour, Bioinspiration and Biomimetics,
Journal of
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Swanson

Morphology
,
Zoology
, Journal of The
oretical biology
,

Journal of Experimental
Biology, Interface,

Murdock Charitable trust
,
NSF
, NSERC
, Army Research
Office
, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
, German Research Foundation
.



* denotes undergraduate student author.