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Picture of Donald L. Cronkite Donald L. Cronkite Professor of Biology

Publications

  • C.A. Long and D.L. Cronkite 1970. Taxonomy and ecology of sibling chipmunks in central Colorado. The Southwestern Naturalist 14: 283-291.
  • S.L. Allen, B.C. Byrne and D.L. Cronkite 1971. Intersyngenic variations in the esterases of bacterized Paramecium aurelia. Biochemical Genetics 5: 135-150.
  • D.L. Cronkite 1974. Genetics of chemical induction of conjugation in Paramecium aurelia. Genetics 76: 703-714.
  • D.L. Cronkite 1975. A suppressor gene involved in chemical induction of conjugation in Paramecium aurelia. Genetics 80: 13-21.
  • D.L. Cronkite 1976. A role of calcium ions in chemical induction of mating in Paramecium aurelia. J. Protozoology 23: 431-433.
  • D.L. Cronkite 1979. The genetics of swimming and mating behavior in Paramecium. In Biochemistry and Physiology of Protozoa, 2nd Ed. Editors, S. Huttner and M. Levandowsky, Vol. 2, pp. 221-273. New York: Academic Press.
  • D.L. Cronkite and S. VanDen Brink 1981. The role of oxygen and light in guiding ?photoaccumulation? in the Paramecium bursaria - Chlorella symbiosis. J. Exp. Zool. 217: 171-177.
  • D.L. Cronkite and M. Burg 1982. Ion regulation in potassium-sensitive mutants of Paramecium tetraurelia. J. Cell. Physiol. 110: 271-276.
  • D.L. Cronkite 1983. Gene interactions between potassium-sensitive and potassium-resistant mutations of Paramecium tetraurelia. Genetics 103: 153-160.
  • D.L. Cronkite, A.N. Gustafson and B.F. Bauer 1985. Role of protein synthesis and ninhydrin-positive substances in acclimation of Paramecium tetraurelia to high NaCl. J. Exp. Zool. 233: 21-28.
  • D.L. Cronkite 1986. Relation between photobehavior and ionically stimulated swimming behavior in Paramecium bursaria. J. Protozool. 33: 52-55.
  • S.K. Pierce, A.D. Politis, D.L. Cronkite, L.M. Rowland and L.H. Smith 1989. Evidence of calmodulin involvement in cell volume recovery following hypoosmotic stress. Cell Calcium 10: 159-170.
  • D.L. Cronkite and S.K. Pierce 1989. Free amino acids and cell volume regulation in the euryhaline ciliate Paramecium calkinsi. J. Exp. Zool. 251: 275-284.
  • D.L. Cronkite, J.D. Walker, and S.K. Pierce 1991. The response of contractile and non-contractile vacuoles of Paramecium calkinsi to widely varying salinities. J. Protozool. 38: 563-573.
  • D.L. Cronkite, A.B. Diekman, B. Lewallen and L. Phillips 1993. Aminotransferase and the production of alanine during hyperosmotic stress in Paramecium calkinsi. J. Eukaryotic Microbiol. 40: 796-800.
  • D.L. Cronkite, R. Lopez and J. Walsh. 1996. The effect of hyperosmotic shock on food vacuole formation in Paramecium calkinsi. European Journal of Protistology 32 Suppl. I: 10-13.

Essays and Book Reviews

  • Evolution, Creation and the Worship of Ideas. The Church Herald, March 4, 1983, pp. 14-16.
  • Must Humans Have Toes? The Reformed Journal, July, 1983, pp. 5-6.
  • Taoism, Christianity and Physics, A review of And the Trees Clap Their Hands by Virginia Stem Owens, The Reformed Journal, April, 1984, pp. 25-28.
  • A Broad Perspective on Aneuploidy, A Review of Aneuploidy: Etiology and Mechanisms, edited by V.L. Dellarco, P.E. Voytec and A. Hollaender, Environmental Mutagenesis 9: 355-357 (1987).
  • Love Among the Ruins, The Reformed Journal, September, 1987, pp.
  • Sacramental Molecular Biology, A Review of God and the New Biology by Arthur Peacocke, The Reformed Journal, December, 1987, pp. 26-28.
  • A review of Tending the Garden: Essays on the Gospel and the Earth, edited by Wesley Granberg-Michaelson, Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, November, 1988, pp. 13-14.
  • Creation and Stewardship: From Knowing to Caring, a review of Biology Through the Eyes of Faith by Richard T. Wright, The Reformed Journal, April, 1990, pp. 22-24.
  • A Program to Recruit Minority Students to the Sciences, C.U.R. Newsletter, September, 1990, pp. 64-68. Hope Biologist Committed to Evolution and Christianity. The Holand Sentinel. September 14. 1990. p. C2.
  • Turkeys in the Cell: The Meiosis Square Dance, in The Natural History and Ecology of Homo sapiens. Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, NJ, 1991, pp. 7-12.
  • The Use of Dialogues in the Classroom, in Populations to Molecules, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, NJ, 1994, pp. III.47-III.56.
  • A Pox on the Endangered Species List. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, 1995, pp. 3-4.
  • Quenching the Spirit or Discerning the Spirits? Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, June/July, 1995, pp. 14-16.
  • The population genetics of Platypapyrus foursuitti: Modeling the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium with playing cards, in Evolution: A Context for Biology, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, NJ, 1995.
  • Biological Research as a Path of Meditation. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, February, 1996. pp. 14-18.
  • The Visible and the Invisible, The Church Herald. February, 1996. p. 6.
  • The Book Seminarians Never Read. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought. June/July, 1998. Pp. 3-4.
  • Cloning and Slavery. Pespectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought November, 1998. Pp. 18-19.
  • Classics in Science Writing: A True Discovery. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought March, 1999. P. 19.
  • The Joyful Noises of Urban Birds. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought August/September, 1999. P. 24.
  • Everything that Breathes. Perspectives s: A Journal of Reformed Thought October, 1999. P. 22.
  • The Dubrovnik Coincidence. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought December, 1999. P. 3.
  • The Heavenly Choir Bathes its Feet. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought January, 2000. P. 24.
  • The Essentials. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought.. April 2000. P. 24.
  • February,.Bach and Vivaldi Meet in Heaven. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought. Part I: January, 2001, pp. 2424; Part II.
  • Musings on a Psalm Fragment. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought. November, 2001, pp. 3-4.
  • Stories in Pursuit of Their Author (To be read with Psalm 13), Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought. May 2002, pp. 14-16.
  • Instruments , Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought,.December, 2004, pg. 3.
  • Mouse Under Box in Kitchen. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought,, April 2004. pg. 5.
  • Looking Backward: A Vision. Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, August/September, 2005.
  • Donald Cronkite, Janet L. Andersen, and James Gentile. “An Integrating Culture of Research at Hope College,” in Linda Kaufman and Janet Stocks, (editors) Reinvigorating the Research Experience. Washington, D.C.: Council on Undergraduate Research, 2004. pp. 337 – 38.
  • An Unnecessary Conflict. The Holland Sentinel. January 1, 2006. p. C2.

Books

  • Donald Cronkite. A Problem Based Guide to Basic Genetics. Philadelphia: Saunders College Publishing. 1996. 35 pages.
  • Donald Cronkite. A Problem Based Guide to Basic Genetics. (2nd Edition) Philadelphia: Saunders College Publishing. 1999. 81 pages.
  • Donald Cronkite. A Problem Based Guide to Basic Genetics. (3rd Edition) Philadelphia: Saunders College Publishing. 2002. 112 pages.
  • Donald Cronkite. A Problem Based Guide to Basic Genetics. (4th Edition). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publlishing. 2005. 125 pages.
  • Donald Cronkite. A Problem Based Guide to Basic Genetics. (5th Edition). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole 209 pages.
  • Genetics and Cell Biology. Prentice-Hall Science Explorer Series (Middle School). 1999.
  • A Guide to Asking About Life, 2nd edition for Teachers and T.A.'s, Saunders College Publishing Company, 2001.
  • A Guide to Asking About Life, 3rd edition for Teachers and T.A.'s, Saunders College Publishing Company, 2005.
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Contact Details

E-mail: cronkite@hope.edu