DeForest Jr. Mellon, B.Sc., Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
Biology University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 
Area:
Olfactory system, near field receptors
Website:
http://virginia.edu/Biology/Mellon
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Parents

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David Robert Evans grad student 1957-1961 Johns Hopkins
 (Ph.D obtained)
Donald Kennedy post-doc 1961-1963 Stanford
John E. Treherne research scientist Cambridge

Children

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Steven D. Munger research assistant
Kate L. Christison-Lagay research assistant 2007-2008 UVA
George John Mpitsos grad student UVA
David James Prior grad student 1968-1972 UVA
Roy Ritzmann grad student 1970-1974 UVA
Greg Lnenicka grad student 1975-1982 UVA
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Pravin S, Mellon D, Berger EJ, et al. (2015) Effects of sensilla morphology on mechanosensory sensitivity in the crayfish. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 10: 036006
Mellon D, Pravin S, Reidenbach MA. (2014) A nose too far: regional differences in olfactory receptor neuron efficacy along the crayfish antennule. The Biological Bulletin. 227: 40-50
Nelson JM, Mellon D, Reidenbach MA. (2013) Effects of antennule morphology and flicking kinematics on flow and odor sampling by the freshwater crayfish, Procambarus clarkii. Chemical Senses. 38: 729-41
Pravin S, Mellon D, Reidenbach MA. (2012) Micro-scale fluid and odorant transport to antennules of the crayfish, Procambarus clarkii. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 198: 669-81
Mellon D, Hamid OA. (2012) Identified antennular near-field receptors trigger reflex flicking in the crayfish. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 1559-66
Mellon D, Reidenbach MA. (2012) Fluid mechanical problems in crustacean active chemoreception Frontiers in Sensing: From Biology to Engineering. 2147483647: 159-170
Mellon D. (2011) Not-so-simple setae. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 871; author reply 87
Schmidt M, Mellon D. (2011) Neuronal processing of chemical information in crustaceans Chemical Communication in Crustaceans. 123-147
Mellon D, Christison-Lagay K. (2008) A mechanism for neuronal coincidence revealed in the crayfish antennule. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 14626-31
Humphrey JA, Mellon D. (2007) Analytical and numerical investigation of the flow past the lateral antennular flagellum of the crayfish Procambarus clarkii. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 2969-78
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