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CURRICULUM VITAE

Kayleen A. Niyo, Ph.D.
President
Niyo Scientific Communications and Kay Niyo Photography
5651 Garnet Street
Golden, CO 80403-2072
Phone:  (303) 679-6646
Fax:  (866) 849-8013
E-mail:  Kay@KayNiyo.com
Web site: www.KayNiyo.com

   

Professional Experience

2013 to date Editor, The Lark Bunting, Denver Field Ornithologists, http://www.dfobirders.org/
   

2000–2009

Editor, Iowa Bird Life, Iowa Ornithologists' Union, IA, http://www.iowabirds.org/

Managed staff and authors, electronically edited and compiled manuscripts and graphics, designed and directed layout and cover, and arranged for publication of quarterly scientific journal.

2000–2003

Freelance Scientific Editor, Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Ames, IA, http://www.cast-science.org/

Managed cochairs and international task force, electronically edited and compiled manuscripts and graphics, designed and directed layout and cover, and arranged for publication of Mycotoxins: Risks in Plant, Animal, and Human Systems, 199 pp., in 2003.  Also managed cochairs and task force members and electronically edited and compiled manuscripts for Urban Agricultural Communities: Opportunities for Common Ground, 124 pp., which was published by CAST staff in 2002.

1988–2000

Managing Scientific Editor, Interim Executive Vice President, Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Ames, IA,
http://www.cast-science.org/

Managed all scientific report endeavors and produced 25 major task force reports and more than 40 other scientific publications.  In addition, served as Interim Executive Vice President during two time periods.

1984–1987

Research Assistant, USDA/ARS National Animal Disease Center, Ames, IA

Conducted animal research in Mycotoxin Module.

Education and Specialized Training

Ph.D. in Immunology and Medical Mycology, Iowa State University, Ames, 1987

M.S. in Veterinary Anatomy, Botany, Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, 1984

B.S. in Zoology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, 1970

“Freelancing in Publishing: The Career Potential,” The University of Chicago, 1996

Council of Biology Editors Short Course for Journal Editors, 1995

Workshop on collection and characterization of murine macrophages, 23rd National Meeting of the Reticuloendothelial Society, Denver, CO, 1986

Medical Mycology Lecture and Laboratory Summer Course, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC, 1985

Honor Societies

Phi Kappa Phi:  National Honor Society, 1984

Sigma Xi:  National Scientific Research Honor Society, 1988

Gamma Sigma Delta:  National Agriculture Honor Society, 1983

Professional and Scientific Organizations

Council of Science Editors (Board of Directors 2000–2003; 1996 Scope and Mandate Task Force; 1997 Program Committee; Editorial Policy Committee; Awards and Honors Committee, 1998–1999; Guest Editor of May/June 1997 Issue of CBE Views)

Iowa Academy of Science (Past Member of IAS Parish Farm Committee) 

Iowa Ornithologists' Union (Editor, Iowa Bird Life, 2000–2009)

Dissertation and Thesis

Ph.D.:  “Effects of T–2 mycotoxin ingestion on selected resistance mechanisms and on experimentally induced aspergillosis in rabbits.”  1987.  Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

M.S.:  “Fine structure of the host parasite interactions of Septoria disease of poplars.”  1984.  Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

Select Publications and Presentations

Niyo, K. A., J. L. Richard, Y. Niyo, and L. H. Tiffany.  1988.  Effects of T-2 mycotoxin ingestion on phagocytosis of Aspergillus fumigatus Fresenius conidia by rabbit alveolar macrophages and on hematologic, serum biochemical, and pathologic changes in rabbits.  Am J Vet Res 49:1766–1773.

Niyo, K. A., J. L. Richard, Y. Niyo, and L. H. Tiffany.  1988.  Pathologic, hematologic, serologic, and mycologic changes in rabbits given T-2 mycotoxin orally and exposed to aerosols of Aspergillus fumigatus Fresenius conidia.  Am J Vet Res 49:2151–2160.

Richard, J. L. and K. A. Niyo.  1987.  Interaction of T-2 mycotoxin with experimental aspergillosis in rabbits.  22nd U.S.-Japan Natural Resources Panel Meeting on Toxic Microorganisms, November 12–19, 1987, Tokyo, Japan.

Niyo, K. A. and J. L. Richard.  1986.  Effect of T-2 mycotoxin on phagocytosis of Aspergillus fumigatus conidia by rabbit alveolar macrophages.  P. 74.  Proc 1st Intl Vet Immunol Symp, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Niyo, K. A., H. S. McNabb, Jr., and L. H. Tiffany.  1985.  Ultrastructure of the ascocarps, asci, and ascospores of Mycosphaerella populorumMycologia 78:202–212.

Niyo, K. A., H. S. McNabb, Jr., and L. H. Tiffany.  1985.  Ultrastructure of ascospore, ascus, and ascocarp of Mycosphaerella populorumProc IA Acad Sci 92:87.

Civic Organizations

  • Ames, Iowa International Orchestra Festival Association

  • Ames, Iowa Town and Gown Chamber Music Association (Past Member of Board of Directors)

  • Big Bluestem Audubon Society (Past President, Board of Directors)

  • Denver Field Ornithologists (Current Secretary, Editor of The Lark Bunting)

  • Des Moines Opera Guild (Past Secretary of Board of Directors)

  • Friends of Iowa State University Music Department

  • Quality of Life Committee, Ames, Iowa City Council

  • Rotary International (Past Member of Board of Directors, Ames Morning Club; Past President and Board Member, Rotary Foundation Scholarship Committee; Past Chair, Vocational Committee)

  • Stone Brooke Homeowners Association (Past Chair, Prairie Restoration Committee; Past Cochair, Grounds Committee)

  • The Evergreen Naturalists Audubon Society (Member of Board of Directors 2001–2010)

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