Dr. John Bishop

Professor School of Biological Sciences
Phone: (360) 546-9612
Located in Life Sciences (VSCI) 230

See NSF's Science Nation video about our work on willows at Mount St. Helens

And here's a nice piece in WSU Magazine. Thanks to Eric Sorensen!


Course ID Title Meeting Time Location Semester Syllabus
Biol 403 Evolutionary Biology Spring 2011
Biol 592 Readings in Community Ecology Fall 2009
Biol 589 Special Topics: Ecological Stoichiometry Fall 2010

Recent Publications

Link to full publication list

Yang, S., E. Jongejans, S. Yang, J.G. Bishop. 2011. The Effect of Consumers and Mutualists of Vaccinium membranaceum at Mount St. Helens: Dependence on Successional Context.  PLoS One 6(10): e26094. Open Acces Site

Apple, J.L., M. Wink, S.E. Wills* and J.G. Bishop. 2009. Successional Change in Phosphorus Stoichiometry Explains The Inverse Relationship Between Herbivory and Lupin Density on Mount St. Helens. PLoS One 4: e7807    Open Access Site

Damasceno, C.M.B.*, J. G. Bishop, Daniel R. Ripoll, Joe Win, Sophien Kamoun, and Jocelyn K. C. Rose. 2008. Structure of the Glucanase Inhibitor Protein (GIP) Family from Phytophthora Species suggests co-evolution with Plant Endo-b-1,3-Glucanases. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions 21: 820-830.

Yang, S.*, J.G. Bishop, M.S. Webster. 2008. Colonization genetics of an animal-dispersed plant (Vaccinium membranaceum) at Mount St. Helens, Washington. Molecular Ecology 17(3): 731-740.

Fagan, W.F., M. Lewis, M. Neubert, C. Aumann, J.L. Apple, and Bishop, J.G. 2005. When can herbivores reverse the spread of an invading plant? A test case from Mount St. Helens. American Naturalist 166: 669-685.

Bishop, J.G. 2005. Directed mutagenesis confirms the functional importance of positively selected sites in polygalacturonase inhibitor protein (PGIP). Molecular Biology and Evolution 22(6): 1-4.

Bishop, J.G., W.F. Fagan, J.D. Schade, and C.M. Crisafulli. 2005. Causes and consequences of herbivory on prairie lupine (Lupinus lepidus) in early primary succession. pp. 151-161 In Dale, V.H., F. Swanson, and C.M. Crisafulli, eds. Mount St. Helens ecological research: Ecological recovery of Mount St. Helens after the 1980 eruption. Springer-Verlag.

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