Worcester State University
Biology Department

 
Prof. Antonieto S. Tan, Ph.D.

Teaching

  • Introduction to Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Human Biology
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Marine Biology

Research

  • Identification of luminescent bacteria
  • Bivalve Hatchery - food value of microalgae to bivalve larvae
  • Intraspecific variation of shell morphology and microstructure
    of bivalves

Publications

 

Tan, A. S. 2008. Rapid Identification and Phylogenetic Inference of the Luminous Bacteria Based on the DNA Sequences of the Amplified 16S rRNA Gene Using Novel PCR Primers. Poster Abstract (R-012) of the 108th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, June 1-5, 2008. [pdf ]

 

Tan, A. S., D.T. Dy and M.A. Q. Astilla. 2001. Growth rate of five phytoplankters commonly used in mariculture. Aquaculture Magazine.  27(6):22-24. 

Kennish, M.J., A.S. Tan and R.A. Lutz. 1998a. Shell microstructure of unclassified mytilids from deep-sea hydrothermal vent and cold-water sulfide/methane seep environments. Nautilus. 112(3):84-89.

 

Kennish, M.J., A.S. Tan and R.A. Lutz. 1998b. Deep-sea vesicomyid clams from hydrothermal vent and cold seep environments: analysis of shell microstructure. The Veliger. 41(2):195-200.

 

Kennish, M.J., A.S. Tan and R.A. Lutz. 1996. Shell microstructure of vesicomyid clams from various hydrothermal vents and cold seep environments. Malacologia. 37(2):363-373.

 

Lutz, R.A., Kennish, M.J. and A. S. Tan. 1994. Shell microstructure of vesicomyid clam, Calyptogena magnifica. Malacological Review. 1994(27):75-85.

 

Tan, A., Hu, Y., Castagna, M., Lutz, R., Kennish, M., and A. Pooley. 1993. Shell and pallet morphology of early developmental stages of Bankia gouldi (Bartsch, 1908) (Bivalvia: Teredinidae). Nautilus. 107(2):63-75.

 

Tan Tiu, A. and R.S. Prezant. 1992b. The Role of environment on shell growth dynamics of Corbicula fluminea (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Malacological Review. 25:109-117.

 

Tan Tiu, A. and R.S. Prezant. 1989a. Shell tubules in Corbicula fluminea (Bivalvia: Heterodonta): functional morphology and microstructure. Nautilus. 103(1):36-39.

 

Tan Tiu, A. and R.S. Prezant. 1989b. Temporal variation in microstructure of the inner shell surface in Corbicula fluminea (Bivalvia: Heterodonta). American Malacological Bulletin. 7(1):65-71.

 

Tan Tiu, A. and D. Vaughan. 1989c. Food value of tropical microalgae to bivalve larvae. Journal of Shellfish Research. 7(3):561-562.

 

Tan Tiu, A., Vaughan A., Chiles, T. and K. Bird. 1989d. Food value of eurytopic microalgae to bivalve larvae of Cyrtopleura costata (Linnaeus, 1758), Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin, 1791) and Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758). Journal of Shellfish Research. 8(2):399-405.

 

Tan Tiu, A. 1988. Temporal and spatial variation of shell microstructure of Polymesoda caroliniana (Bivalvia: Heterodonta). American Malacological Bulletin. 6(2):199-206.

 

Prezant, R.S., Tan Tiu, A. and K. Chalermwat. 1988. Shell microstructure and color changes in stressed Corbicula C.F. fluminea (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae). Veliger. 31(3/4):236-243.

 

Tan Tiu, A. and R.S. Prezant. 1987. Shell microstructural responses of Geukensia demissa granosissima (Bivalvia: Mollusca) to continual submergence. American Malacological Bulletin. 5(2):173-176.

 

Prezant, R.S. and A. Tan Tiu. 1986a. Spiral crossed-lamellar shell growth in Corbicula (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Transactions of the American Microscopical Society. 105(4):338-347.

Prezant, R.S. and A. Tan Tiu. 1985. Comparative shell microstructure of North American Corbicula (Bivalvia: Sphaeriacea). Veliger. 27(3):312-319.

 

Tan Tiu, A. and D. Largo. 1982a. Biology of Holothuria (Halodeima) atra Jaeger (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea); Part 2, Gross morphology. Philippine Scientist. 19:3-19.

Tan Tiu, A., Largo, D. and T. Batomalaque. 1982b. Biology of Holothuria (Halodeima) atra Jaeger (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea); Part 1, General histology. Philippine Scientist. 19:20-42.

 

Tan Tiu, A. 1981. The Intertidal holothurian fauna (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) of Mactan and the neighboring islands, Central Philippines. Philippine Scientist. 18:45-119.

 

 
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