A.B. Bodine

Visiting Professor
Adjunct Senior Scientist, Center for Shark Research Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL

Email: abodine@clemson.edu
Office: 864-656-3120

Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Ph.D. Nutrition, Clemson University – 1978
M.S. Nutrition, Clemson University – 1975
B.A. Chemistry, Clemson University -1969

Research interest:
Biochemistry and immunology of archaic vertebrates, in particular, sharks, skates and rays; Isolation and purification of bioactive macromolecules, particularly cell regulating proteins, anti-oncogenic proteins, etc.; Development of specific assays for bioactive compounds using such methods as microplate technology, molecular imprinting, and HPLC among others.

Lay, MF, ME Richardson, WR Boone, AB Bodine and RJ Thurston. 2001. Biochemical constituents of seminal plasma of males from In Vitro fertilization couple. J. Assisted Reprod. and Genetics 18(3):148-154.

Walsh, CJ, JT Wyffels, AB Bodine and CA Luer. 2002. Dexamethasone-induced apoptosis in immune cells from peripheral circulation and lymphomyeloid tissues of juvenile clearnose skates, Raja eglanteria. Dev. Comp. Immunol. 26:623-633.

Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives. (J. Carrier, J. Musick and M. Heithaus,eds.) CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp. 369-395.

Luer, CA, CJ Walsh and AB Bodine. 2004. The Immune System of Sharks, Skates, and Rays. In, Wyffels, JT, CJ Walsh, CA Luer and AB Bodine. 2005. In vivo exposure of clearnose skates, Raja eglanteria, to ionizing X-radiation: Acute effects on the thymus. Dev. Comp. Immunol. 29(4):315-331.

Walsh, CJ, JD Toranto, CT Gilliland, DR Noyes, AB Bodine and CA Luer. 2006. Nitric oxide production by nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) and clearnose skate (Raja eglanteria) peripheral blood leucocytes. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 20:40-46.

Walsh, CJ, CA Luer, AB Bodine, CA Smith, HL Cox, DR Noyes and M Gasparetto. 2006. Elasmobranch immune cells as a source of novel tumor cell inhibitors:Implications public health. Integr. Comp. Biol. 46:1072-1081.

Wyffels, JT., CA Luer, CJ Walsh and AB Bodine. 2007. In vivo exposure of clearnose skates, Raja eglanteria, to ionising X-radiation: Acute effects on the peripheral blood, spleen, and epigonal and Leydig organs. Fish Shellfish Immunol., 2:1-18

Luer, CA., CJ. Walsh, JT Wyffels, and AB Bodine. 2007. Normal embryonic development in the clearnose skate, Raja eglanteria, with experimental observations on artificial insemination. Env. Biol. Fish., DOI: 10.1007/s10641-007-9219-4.

Peden-Adams,M.Liu, , J. Knutson., K. Bryant., A.B. Bodine, and R. Dickerson 2007 Alterations in immune function and CYP450 activity in adult male deer mice Peromyscus maniculatus, following exposure to benzo[a]pyrene, pyrene, or chrysene. 2007 J. Toxicol Environ Health 70: 1783-1791.

Lui, J., Peden-Adams, M., Knuteson, S., Dancik,J., Bryant, K., A.B.Bodine., and R.Dickerson 2011. Alteration in immune function and CYP450 activity of adult male deer mice, Peromyscus maniculatus,following exposure to either 7,12 dimethylbenz[a]anthracene or benzo[b]fluoranthene. Toxicol. Environ Chem. 93(4):761-779

Luer, C.C., Walsh, C.J., and A.B.Bodine 2011 Recent Advances in Elasmobranch Immunology Chapter 13 In: Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives Carrier, Musick, and Heithaus, Eds. CRC Press.

Professional society activity:
Gamma Sigma Delta
Phi Kappa Phi
American Elasmobranch Society
American Chemical Society
National Center for Science Education

Honors and awards:
National Scholars Program Award of Distinction 2009
Outstanding Teacher Award, National Association for Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) 2004
AAUP Award of Merit 2000-2001
Panhellenic Council Outstanding Teacher Nominee 1999
Gamma Sigma Delta Outstanding Teacher 1999
Godley-Snell Outstanding Agricultural Research Award 1996
Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 1994
Class of '39 Faculty Award for Excellence 1993

AVS 370 Principles of Animal Nutrition
AVS 491 Undergraduate Research Experience
BIOCH 406/606 Physiological Chemistry

Dr. Bodine has appeared on several TV shows including Discovery! (Shark week, In Search of the Golden Hammerhead, 1995-96, CNN, NOVA, and GLOBO. He has given lectures/seminars and has taught summer and interim courses at The Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics.1992-2005