Elon University

Department of Biology



Laakko Train T. and D. Gammon. 2012 “The Structure and Assessment of a

Unique and Popular Interdisciplinary Science Course for Non-Majors.”  Journal of

College Science Teaching.  42(1):50-57.  


Laakko Train T.  2012. “Holes in the Matter:  A Case of Prion Disease.”

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.  Available on-line at: 



Laakko, T. and R.L. Juliano. 2003. “Adhesion-Regulation of SDF-1 Activation of

ERK in Lymphocytes by Phosphatases.”  Journal of Biological Chemistry.  Aug

22;278(34):31621-8.  link to full-text article


Laakko, T., P.J. Fraker. 2002.“Rapid Changes in the Lymphopoietic and

Granulopoietic Compartments of the Marrow Caused by Stress Levels of

Corticosterone.” Immunology.  Vol. 105:  111-119.  link to full-text article


Laakko, T., L.E. King, P.J. Fraker,.2002.  “Versatility of merocyanine 540 for the

flow cytometric detection of apoptosis in human  and murine cells.”  Journal of

Immunological Methods.  Vol. 261:  129-139.  link to full-text article         


Laakko, T., R.C. Schwartz, P.J. Fraker. 2002.  “IL-7-Mediated Protection of Pro

and Pre-B Cells from the Adverse Effects of Corticosterone.”  Cellular

Immunology.Cellular Immunology.  Vol. 220:  39-50.  link to full-text article


Fraker, P.J., L.E. King, T. Laakko, T. Vollmer. 2000. “The Dynamic Link Between the Integrity of the Immune System and Zinc Status.”  The Journal of Nutrition, Vol. 130(5):  1399-1406.  link to full-text article