William A. Day. Ph.D

EDUCATION/TRAINING

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

DEGREE
(if applicable)

YEAR(s)

FIELD OF STUDY
University of London King’s College

BSc

1970

Physiology
University of London Birkbeck College

MSc

1972

Crystallography
Electrical Registration Board (New Zealand)

Electrical
Registration

1980

Electronics Technician
University of Otago

PhD

2003

Anatomy/ Cell Biology
University of Arizona (postdoctoral Fellowship)

2003-05

Confocal microscopy

2008-present Assistant Staff Scientist, Arizona Research Laboratories, University of Arizona
1996-1998 Deputy Chair, Science Advisory Committee Christchurch Technical Institute
1993-1998 Civil Defence Planning Officer, Christchurch School of Medicine
1989-1998 Organizer, Canterbury Medical Research Association Medical Expos
1973-2007 Member, The Royal Society of New Zealand
1989-present Member, The International Brain Research Organization
1999-present Member, The Society for Neuroscience

Selected peer-reviewed publications (in ascending chronological order).

 (Publications selected from 41 peer-reviewed publications)

  1. Day WA & Gilbert DS. X-ray diffraction pattern of axoplasm. BBA 1972 285: 503-506.
  2. Day WA. Solubilisation of neurofilaments from central nervous system myelinated nerve. J Ultrastructure Research 1977: 60 362-367.
  3. Blest AD & Day WA. Rhabdomere organisation during light and dark adaptation in some nocturnal pisaurid spiders. Phil Trans Royal Soc Lond (Biol Sci): 1978: 238 1-23
  4. Dunn PJ, Donald RA, Day WA, Stewart JM & Stewart AW. The association between diabetic retinopathy and skeletal muscle basal lamina thickening corrected for the influence of age and duration of diabetes. Diabetes 1979: 28 858-864
  5. Day CNS neurofilament proteolysis and the 58,000 dalton fragment. J Ultrastructure Research 1980: 70 1-7
  6. McGiven AR, Hunt JS, Day WA & Jackson Phagocytic cells in glomerular cultures from NZB/W mice. Brit J Exptl Path 1981: 62 59.
  7. Arnott S, Chandrasekarn R, Day WA, Piugjaner LC & Watts L Double helical structures for polyxanthylic acid. J Mol Biol: 1981 149:
  8. Ross AD & Day WA. An ultrastructural study of adenocarcinoma of the small intestine in sheep. Vet Pathology 1985: 22 552-560
  9. Fraser R, Day WA & Fernando NS. Review: The liver sinusoidal cells: their role in disorders of the liver, lipoprotein metabolism and artherogenesis. Pathology 1986: 18 5-11
  10. Peach RJ, Day WA, Ellingsen PJ & McGiven AR. Ultrtastructural localisation of Tamm-Horsfall protein in human kidney using immunogold electron Histochemical Journal 1988: 20 156-164.
  11. McCormick SPA, Day WA & George PM. Charaterization of lipoproteins containing a truncated from of apolipoprotein B, apolipoprotein B32. BBA 1995: 1258 49-56.
  12. Day WA, McLennan IS & Koishi Transforming growth factor beta 1 may regulate the stability of mature myelin sheaths. Experimental Neurol 2003: 184 857-864.
  13. Day WA, Koishi K, Nukuda H & McLennan IS. Transforming growth factor beta 2 causes an acute improvement in the motor performance of transgenic ALS Neurobiology of disease 2005: 19 323-330.
  14. Jun Isoe, Jennifer Collins, Hemant Badgandi, W. Antony Day, and Roger L. Miesfeld (2011). Defects in coatomer protein 1 (COP1) transport cause blood feeding-induced mortality in Yellow Fever mosquitoes. PNAS 108 24 E211-E217 258 49-56.

+ 4 book chapters, 20 peer-reviewed presentations at International Conferences