Department of Biology, Creighton University
2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178-0103
Phone (402) 280-3080 Fax (402) 280-5595
B.A. in Zoology
Highest Honors, Distinction in the Major
University of California, Santa Barbara
Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California, Irvine
Awards, Grants and Fellowships:
|1986||Elected Phi Beta Kappa|
|1990||Regent's Fellowship, U.C. Irvine|
|1991||National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship|
|1993||Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research - $450|
|1993||Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund Research Grant - $900|
|1993||Gaige Fund Award - $525|
|1994||Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research - $450|
|1994||Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund Research Grant - $670|
|1998||National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - $80,000|
|1985-86||Staff, Museum of Vertebrate Studies, U.C. Santa Barbara|
|1988-90||Veterinary Technician, Santa Fe Animal Clinic, Encinitas, CA|
|1997||Physiology Lab Technician/Programmer|
|1997-2000||Post-doctoral Researcher, U.C. Irvine|
|2000-Present||Assistant Professor, Creighton University|
|1991-1992||Diversity of Life Lab Instructor|
|1993-96||Physiology Lab Instructor|
|1993 & 96||Field Ecology Teaching Assistant.|
|1995||Physiology Lab Coordinator|
|1995-96||Physiology Lecture Teaching Assistant|
|2000-Present||Physiology and Biometry Courses; Undergraduate Research Supervision|
|OSteen, S., A. J. Cullum and A. F. Bennett. 2002. Rapid evolution of escape ability in Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Evolution 56(4):776-784.|
Cullum, A. J., A. F. Bennett and R. E. Lenski. 2001. Evolutionary adaptation to temperature. IX. Preadaptation to novel stressful environments of Escherichia coli adapted to high temperature. Evolution 55(11):2194-2202.
Bennett, A. F., J. W. Hicks and A. J. Cullum. 2000. An experimental test of the thermoregulatory hypothesis for the evolution of endothermy. Evolution. 54(5):1768-1773.
Cullum, A. J. 2000. Phenotypic variability of physiological traits in populations of sexual and asexual whiptail lizards. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 2(7):841-855.
Cullum, A. J. 1998. Sexual dimorphism in physiological performance of whiptail lizards (genus Cnemidophorus). Physiological Zoology v.71, n.5, 1998:541-552.
Johnson, T. P., A. J. Cullum and A. F. Bennett. 1998. Partitioning the effects of temperature and viscosity on the C-start performance of adult fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology: 201(13): 2045-2051.
Cullum, A. J. 1997. Comparisons of physiological performance in sexual and asexual whiptail lizards (genus Cnemidophorus): implications for the role of heterozygosity. American Naturalist 150(1): 24-47.
Cullum, A. J. and A. F. Bennett. Selection on rapid start performance in natural populations of the guppy (Poecilia reticulata). In preparation.
|Cullum, A.J. and W. Gonsalves. 2005. Effects of developmental temperature on growth in Teleogryllus oceanicus: a test of acclimation hypotheses. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology 2005 Annual Meeting.|
Hughes, B., A. J. Cullum and A. F. Bennett. 2005. Evolution to pH Stressors in Escherichia coli. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology 2005 Annual Meeting.
Cullum, A. J., A. F. Bennett, and R. E. Lenski. 1999. The contribution of maximal growth rate, growth efficiency and starvation resistance to fitness in thermally-selected bacteria. American Zoologist. 39(5): 33A.
Cullum, A. J., A. F. Bennett and R. E. Lenski. 1998. Experimental evolution in environments of differing pH. American Zoologist, v.38(5): 50A.
Cullum, A. J., A. F. Bennett and R. E. Lenski. 1997. Relative fitness of generalists and specialists in thermally variable environments. American Zoologist, v.37(5): 37A.
Cullum, A. J. 1997. The problem of reticulate trees: comparative phylogenetic analyses of interspecific hybrids of Cnemidophorus lizards. 77th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.
Cullum, A. J. and A. F. Bennett. 1996. Selection on escape performance in natural populations of guppies. American Zoologist, 36(5): 60A.
|1995||University of California, Riverside Departmental Seminar|
|1997||American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA (Phylogenetic Approaches Symposium)|
|1998||California State University, Fullerton Departmental Seminar|
|1998||Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting. Cal Poly Pomona. (Metabolism and Locomotion of Fishes Symposium)|
|2003||University of South Dakota Departmental Seminar|
Humboldt State University Departmental Seminar
University of Nebraska, Omaha Departmental Seminar
|1994||Second World Congress of Herpetology. Adelaide, SA, Australia|
|1995||Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. Montreal, Quebec|
|1996||Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, NM|
|1997||Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. Boulder, CO|
|1998||Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. Boston, MA|
|1998||Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. Vancouver, BC|
|1999||Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.|
|Didge – Image Digitizing Software for Windows (http://biology.creighton.edu/faculty/cullum/Didge/)|
NSL: Natural Selection in the Lab – Evolution Modeling Software
|American Association for the Advancement of Science|
|Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology|
|Society for the Study of Evolution|
|Journal of Evolutionary Biology|
|Journal of Experimental Biology|
|Physiological and Biochemical Zoology|
Academic and Society Service:
|1993||UCI - Graduate Student Representative|
|1994||UCI - Faculty Search Committee|
|1995||UCI - Prescription Committee for Incoming Graduate Students|
|1995- 2000||UCI - Comparative Physiology Group Webmaster|
|1995-96||UCI - Physiology Lab Redesign Committee|
|1999- 2001||SICB - Electronic Communications Committee|
|2000-Present||Creighton - Biology Webmaster and Sys Admin|
|2001-Present||Creighton - Sheehan Scholarship Committee|
|2001-2003||Creighton - Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee|
|2003-Present||Creighton - Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee|
|2003-Present||Creighton - Research Compliance Committee|