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Ginger Carney

Ginger Carney

Associate Professor

Associate Dean for Assessment and College Climate

Biological Sciences Building West
Room 307C

Office Phone: (979) 845-6587


  1. BS, 1991 University of Georgia, Genetics
  2. PhD, 1998 University of Georgia, Genetics
  3. Postdoctoral Research, Oregon State University, Zoology




TAMU College of Science and Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award

TAMU Center for Teaching Excellence 25th Anniversary W Course Teaching Award

Physicians Centre Hospital TAMU Faculty Guest Coach

 NIH NRSA for post-doctoral training; NIH NRSA for pre-doctoral training

 Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society


  • Iftikhar, H, Carney, GE. Evidence and potential in vivo functions for biofluid miRNAs: From expression profiling to functional testing: Potential roles of extracellular miRNAs as indicators of physiological change and as agents of intercellular information exchange. Bioessays. 2016;38 (4):367-78. doi: 10.1002/bies.201500130. PubMed PMID:26934338 .
  • Saleem, S, Ruggles, PH, Abbott, WK, Carney, GE. Sexual experience enhances Drosophila melanogaster male mating behavior and success. PLoS ONE. 2014;9 (5):e96639. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096639. PubMed PMID:24805129PubMed Central PMC4013029.
  • Ratterman, NL, Rosenthal, GG, Carney, GE, Jones, AG. Genetic variation and covariation in male attractiveness and female mating preferences in Drosophila melanogaster. G3 (Bethesda). 2014;4 (1):79-88. doi: 10.1534/g3.113.007468. PubMed PMID:24212081 PubMed Central PMC3887542.
  • Saleem, S, Schwedes, CC, Ellis, LL, Grady, ST, Adams, RL, Johnson, N et al.. Drosophila melanogaster p24 trafficking proteins have vital roles in development and reproduction. Mech. Dev. 2012;129 (5-8):177-91. doi: 10.1016/j.mod.2012.04.002. PubMed PMID:22554671 .
  • Schwedes, CC, Carney, GE. Ecdysone signaling in adult Drosophila melanogaster. J. Insect Physiol. 2012;58 (3):293-302. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2012.01.013. PubMed PMID:22310011 .
  • Schwedes, C, Tulsiani, S, Carney, GE. Ecdysone receptor expression and activity in adult Drosophila melanogaster. J. Insect Physiol. 2011;57 (7):899-907. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2011.03.027. PubMed PMID:21507325 .
  • Ellis, LL, Carney, GE. Socially-responsive gene expression in male Drosophila melanogaster is influenced by the sex of the interacting partner. Genetics. 2011;187 (1):157-69. doi: 10.1534/genetics.110.122754. PubMed PMID:20980240PubMed Central PMC3018301.
  • Ellis, LL, Carney, GE. Mating alters gene expression patterns in Drosophila melanogaster male heads. BMC Genomics. 2010;11 :558. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-11-558. PubMed PMID:20937114 PubMed Central PMC3091707.
  • Small, CM, Carney, GE, Mo, Q, Vannucci, M, Jones, AG. A microarray analysis of sex- and gonad-biased gene expression in the zebrafish: evidence for masculinization of the transcriptome. BMC Genomics. 2009;10 :579. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-579. PubMed PMID:19958554 PubMed Central PMC2797025.
  • Ellis, LL, Carney, GE. Drosophila melanogaster males respond differently at the behavioural and genome-wide levels to Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila simulans females. J. Evol. Biol. 2009;22 (11):2183-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01834.x. PubMed PMID:19765174 .