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Ames Cheryl Lynn

エイムズ シェリル リン | Ames Cheryl Lynn
Affiliation and department:
Job title: 准教授
Homepage URL  (1): https://cherylames.com
Research field  (8): Evolutionary biology ,  Applied molecular and cellular biology ,  Genomics ,  High-performance computing ,  Ecology and environmental science ,  Biodiversity and systematics ,  Environmental impact assessment ,  Marine/Aquatic life sciences
Research keywords  (1): Jellyfish (Medusozoa) systematics • Box jellyfish (Cubozoa) venom, vision and reproduction • evolutionary novelties • Environmental DNA (eDNA) • Genomics • Invertebrate biodiversity • Phylogenetics
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (2):
  • 2021 - Aquatic Symbiosis Genomics: Pelagic symbiosis
  • 2019 - Jellyfish (Medusozoa) eDNA
Papers (28):
  • Paula Pappalardo, Allen G Collins, Katrina M Pagenkopp Lohan, Kate M Hanson, Sarit B Truskey, William Jaeckle, Cheryl Lewis Ames, Jessica A Goodheart, Stephanie L Bush, Leann M Biancani, et al. The role of taxonomic expertise in interpretation of metabarcoding studies. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 2021. 1-15
  • Cheryl Lewis Ames, Aki Ohdera, Sophie M. Colston, Allen G. Collins, William Fitt, André Morandini, Jeffrey S. Erickson, Gary J. Vor. Fieldable Environmental DNA Sequencing to Assess Jellyfish Biodiversity in Nearshore Waters of the Florida Keys, USA. Frontiers in Marine Science. 2021. 8. 640527
  • Jimena García-Rodríguez, Cheryl Lewis Ames, José Eduardo A. R. Marian, Antonio Carlos Marques. Histomorphological comparison of testes in species of box jellyfish (Cnidaria; Cubozoa): does morphology differ with mode of reproduction and fertilization?. Organisms Diversity & Evolution. 2020. 20. 1. 25-36
  • Cheryl L. Ames, Anna M. L. Klompen, Krishna Badhiwala, Kade Muffett, Abigail J. Reft, Mehr Kumar, Jennie D. Janssen, Janna N. Schultzhaus, Lauren D. Field, Megan E. Muroski, et al. Cassiosomes are stinging-cell structures in the mucus of the upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana. COMMUNICATIONS BIOLOGY. 2020. 3. 1
  • Aki Ohdera, Cheryl L Ames, Rebecca B Dikow, Ehsan Kayal, Marta Chiodin, Ben Busby, Sean La, Stacy Pirro, Allen G Collins, Mónica Medina, et al. Box, stalked, and upside-down? Draft genomes from diverse jellyfish (Cnidaria, Acraspeda) lineages: Alatina alata (Cubozoa), Calvadosia cruxmelitensis (Staurozoa), and Cassiopea xamachana (Scyphozoa). GigaScience. 2019. 8. 7
Lectures and oral presentations  (41):
  • Marine Collections : A Loans and Permits Data Standard for Scientific Collections
    (Joint virtual MOBILISE WG3 and SYNTHESYS+ NA3 workshop 2021)
  • Solar-powered jellyfish and their photo-endosymbionts
    (The 85th Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of Japan, Symposium: Cross-disciplinary communication in photo-symbiosis between plants and animals 2021)
  • The Journey to Your Dream: It’s Up to You!
    (Chuo University;Japan Global Initiative 2021 2021)
  • Symbioses in 3D: diversity and dynamics in pelagic photosymbioses
    (International Cassiopea Workshop 2021 2021)
  • The Journey to Your Dream: It’s Up to You!
    (Chuo University, Japan Global Initiative 2020 2021)
Works (5):
  • IRIDIAN Genomes NPO Board Member
    http, www.iridiangenomes.com 2016 - 現在
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue “Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics of Medusozoa (aka Jellyfish)"
    MDPI Journal Animals www.mdpi.com, journal/animals/special_issues/ecology_evolution_systematics_jellyfish 2020 - 2022
  • Guest on the NBS Nagano program on freshwater jellyfish. Program URL: https://www.nbs-tv.co.jp/focus-shinshu/
    Cheryl Ames;Miles Peterson, Kitano 2021 -
  • Instructor for UNESCO funded Workshop on South East Asian Cnidaria systematics
    Cheryl L Ames 2019 - 2019
  • Guest on the NHK eTV program "Naoki Matayoshi's Eureka" Episode "Why do jellyfish sting people?" Program URL: https://www4.nhk.or.jp/heureka/x/2019-09-04/31/17547/1426053/
    Telecom Staff Ltd 2019 - 2019
Education (4):
  • 2011 - 2016 University of Maryland, College Park, MD USA Behavior Ecology Evolution & Systematics
  • University of the Ryukyus Marine Sciences
  • Queen's University Biology
  • University of Ottawa French Literature
Work history (8):
  • 2019/12 - 現在 Kumamoto University Graduate School of Science and Technology Scientific Communication & Presentation II and Research Ethics
  • 2019/06 - 現在 Tohoku University Graduate School of Agricultural Science Faculty of Agriculture Applied Marine Biology
  • 2016/09 - 現在 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology Research Collaborator
  • 2017/09 - 2019/05 United States Naval Research Laboratory Center for Bio/Molecular Science & Engineering National Academy of Sciences NRC Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2017/03 - 2017/05 National Institutes of Health NCBI Scientific Visitor
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Committee career (2):
  • 2021/09 - 現在 The eDNA Society Regular Member
  • 2019/11 - 現在 Applied Marine Biology (AMB) Graduate School of Agricultural Science Tohoku University Website Renewal Committee https://www.agri.tohoku.ac.jp/amb/
Awards (6):
  • 2021/09 - National Science Foundation NSF Convergence Accelerator Award Track E: Phase I: https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/announcements/092221.jsp Innovative Seafood Traceability Network for Sustainable Use, Improved Market Access, and Enhanced Blue Economy
  • 2021 - Moore/Sanger Genomes Award: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/collaboration/aquatic-symbiosis-genomics-project/ Symbioses in 3D: diversity and dynamics in pelagic photosymbioses: http://cgomo.net/pelagic-symbioses/
  • 2019/08 - Tohoku University Committee of Gender Equality and TUMUG Japan Start-up Research Costs: 2019 Academic Year Empowering students with the power of research so, in turn, they will empower others
  • 2017/09 - US NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY, Washington DC USA National Research Council (NRC) Research Associateships Program Postdoctoral Fellowship Development of molecular tools to identify proliferating jellyfish species in seawater and assess potential risks of common envenomation syndromes
  • 2016/01 - University of Maryland, College Park USA Ann. G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship Dissertation Completion Fellowship
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Association Membership(s) (2):
Nippon Cnidaria and Ctenophore Biologists (NCB) ,  Senate of Scientists, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
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