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B.S. Biology, David Lipscomb College (cum laude)
M.A. Genetics, Florida State University
Ph.D. Genetics, Florida State University

The aim of my research is to understand chromosome structure and behavior, especially in living cells. This includes the mechanism of chromosome movement, ways in which chromosome structure and behavior may be approached experimentally and the analysis of meiosis in organisms with unusual modes of chromosome distribution. My recent work centers on the induction of mitosis with unreplicated genomes (MUG) in Chinese hamster ovary and CHO- human hybrid cells. These cells undergo mitosis without chromosomes and provide an opportunity to study kinetochore function in the absence of chromosomes. We are using these cells to analyze nondisjunction of various human kinetochores.

Boudreaux, Crystal e., Lyndon B Chumbley, Veronica L. Scott, Dwayne A. Wise and Karen S. Coats . "Imbalance of placental regulatory T cell and Th17 cell population dynamics in the FIV-infected pregnant cat." Virology Journal 9.1 (2012): 88-97.
Wise, Dwayne and Elizabeth Evans. "Variation in Missegregation Rates Among Human Chromosomes in Hybrid Cells " Cytogenetics and Genome Research 134.3 (2011): 165-173.
Johnson, Mary Katherine, Amanda M. Cooksey and Dwayne A. Wise. "Localization of Spindle Checkpoint Proteins in Cells Undergoing Mitosis with Unreplicated Genomes" Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 65 (2008): 890-895.
Herron, W. B., S. M. Lluesma, P. Arana, and Dwayne Wise. "Alteration of the Metaphase Checkpoint by B Chromosomes" Cytogenetic and Genome Research 107.1-2 (2004): 22-27.
Wilson, Paula J., Arthur Forer, and Dwayne Wise. "Microtuble Distribution During Meiosis in the Flea Beetle [Alagoasa (Oedionychus)] Spermatocytes: Evidence for Direct Connections between Unpaired Sex Chromosomes" Journal of Cell Science 116.7 (2003): 1235-1247.
Green-Marroquin, B. L., H. Kupfer, N. Virkki, and Dwayne A. Wise. "Orientation of Nonrandomly Segregating Sex Chromosomes in Spermatocytes of the Flea Beetle, Alagoasa bicolor L" Chromosoma 110.1 (2001): 32-38.
Kupfer, Holly and Dwayne Wise. "Behavior of Sex Chromosomes, Autosomes and the Spindle During Nonrandom Segregation in a Flea Beetle" Genome 43.3 (2000): 521-527.
Kupfer, Holly and Dwayne Wise. "The Pattern of Sex Chromosome Kinetochore Phosphorylation During Nonrandom Segregation in a Flea Beetle" Biochemistry and Cell Biology 78.2 (2000): 93-98.
Wise, Dwayne. "Cytokinesis in Cells Undergoing Mitosis without Genome Replication" Cell Biology International 23 (1999): 813-816.
Wise, Dwayne A. and B. R. Brinkley. "Mitosis in Cells with Unreplicated Genomes (MUGs): Spindle Assembly and Behavior of Centromere Fragments" Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 36.3 (1997): 291-302.
Byrd, Pamela, Dwayne Wise and William L. Dentler. "Mitotic Arrest in PtK2 Cells Induced by Microinjection of a Rabbit Antiserum and Affinty-Purified Antibodies Against a 66 KDa PtK2 Cell Polypeptide" Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 34.1 (1996): 57-68.
Wise, Dwayne A. and Jeanne L. Taylor. "On the Mechanisms of Homologous Synapsis in Lycosid Spiders" Genome 38.3 (1995): 443-449.
Czaban, B. Barbara, Arthur Forer and Dwayne A. Wise. "Microinjection into Crane-Fly Spermatocytes" Biochemistry and Cell Biology 71.3 (1993): 222-228.
Wise, Dwayne A. and Lakshmisri Battacharjee. "Antikinetochore Antibodies Interfere with Prometaphase but not Anaphase Chromosome Movement in Living PtK2 Cells" Cell Moltility and the Cytoskeleton 23.2 (1992): 157-167.
Yen, Tim J., Duane A. Compton, Dwayne A. Wise, Raymond P. Zinkowski, Bill R. Brinkley, William C. Earnshaw and Don W. Cleveland. "CENP-E, A Novel Human Centromere-Associated Protein Required for Progression from Metaphase to Anaphase" EMBO Journal 10.5 (1991): 1245-1254.
Wise, Dwayne A., Lynne Cassimeris, Conly L. Rieder, Patricia Wadsworth and Edward D. Salmon. "Chromosome Fiber Dynamics and Congression Oscillations in Metaphase PtK2 Cells at 23°C" Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 18.2 (1990): 131-142.
Spyropoulos, B., Dwayne A. Wise and P. B. Moens. "Localized Recombination Nodules and Sex Chromosome Behavior in the Male Mole Cricket, Neocurtilla Hexadactlya" Genome 32.2 (1989): 275-281.
Wise, Dwayne A., Betty Nail and J. Kenneth Shull. "A Technique for Analyzing Fish Meiotic Chromosomes with Light and Electron Microscopes" Copeia 1987.2 (1987): 499-503.
Wise, Dwayne A., J. D. Yarbrough and R. T. Roush. "Chromosomal Analysis of Insecticide Resistant and Susceptible Mosquitofish" Journal of Heredity 77.5 (1986): 345-348.
Roush, R. T., J. D. Yarbrough and Dwayne A. Wise. "Genetics of Insecticide Resistance in the Mosquitofish Gambusia Affinis" Experientia 42.7 (1986): 851-853.
Wise, Dwayne A., Peggy J. Sillers and Arthur Forer. "Non-Random Chromosome Segregation in Neocurtilla Hexadactyla is Controlled by Sex Chromosome Kinetochore Fibres: An Ultraviolet Microbeam Analysis" Journal of Cell Science 69.1 (1984): 1-26.
Wise, Dwayne A. "The Ultrastructure of an Intraspindle Membrane System in Meiosis of Spider Spermatocytes" Chromosoma 90.1 (1984): 50-56.
Shull, J. Kenneth and Dwayne A. Wise. "Omnibus: A Comprehensive Drosophila Experiment for the Genetics Teaching Laboratory" Journal of Heredity 75.6 (1984): 507-508.
Wise, Dwayne A., and Stephen M. Wolniak. "A Calcium-Rich Intraspindle Membrane System in Spermatocytes of Wolf Spiders" Chromosoma 90.2 (1984): 156-161.
Sillers, Peggy J., Dwayne A. Wise and Arthur Forer. "Prometaphase Forces Towards Opposite Spindle Poles Are Not Independent: An On / Off Control System is Identified by Ultraviolet Microbeam Irradiations" Journal of Cell Science 64.1 (1983): 69-88.
Hays, Thomas S., Dwayne A. Wise and E. D. Salmon. "Traction Force on a Kinetochore at Metaphase Acts as a Linear Function of Kinetochore Fiber Length" Journal of Cell Biology 93.2 (1982): 374-382.
Wise, Dwayne A., James E. Wright and John R. McCoy. "Meiotic Chromosomes of the Boll Weevil, Anthonomus Grandis" Journal of Heredity 73.3 (1982): 234-236.
Wise, Dwayne A. "An Electron Microscope Analysis of Meiosis in the Wolf Spider, Lycosa Helluo" Journal of Genetics and Cytology 25 (1982): 161-168.
Kubai, Donna F. and Dwayne A. Wise. "Non-random Chromosome Segregation in Neocurtilla (Gryllotalpa) Hexadactyla: An Ultrastructural Study" Journal of Cell Biology 88.2 (1981): 281-293.