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Over 20 years experience teaching and advising medical science students and researchers

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Experience

BIOMEDICAL  BALANCE-OWNER

September 2017 - Present

  • Research in medical health education outcomes using varied instructor levels, dominant learning styles, and content to determine optimal educational achievement for under served communities

  • Consulting, advising, and coaching high school students/families for careers in the biomedical fields, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, bench scientists, and allied professions

  • Developed an individualized educational training platform based on 20 years research and teaching experience in focusing on optimizing student learning success in science, technology, engineering, and medicine courses

  • Developed assessment tools and relevant coursework material to advance early student success

  • Developed academic coaching-mentoring tools and coursework to optimize student-teacher interactions to advance early student learning success

ST. PETERSBURG COLLEGE-PROFESSOR

  • Developed in person and Live-Online courses in Biochemistry and Chemistry supported by Live-Online laboratory experiments and demonstrations

  • Refined the BioMedical Balance training platform based on Chemistry course success correlated with student learning efficiency metrics

  • Advised students on optimal career paths in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

  • Developed on-line learning, and assessment content for students, including animated PowerPoints, instructional videos, and recorded lab demonstrations

January 2020 - Present

MERCER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

August 2014 - September 2019

  • Directed the protein/enzyme expression, purification, and kinetics lab, using biophysical instrumental, optimization of formulations, standardizing protocols, training graduate students

  • Facilitate Problem/Patient/Case Based tutorials for 2nd year M.D. students in renal, endocrinology, and reproduction phases, contributing to other phases requiring biochemistry expertise, as needed

  • Medical student advising, evaluation, student application screening, and contributing to the mission of MUSM to serve rural and underserved areas of Georgia through research and service.

  • Directed the protein/enzyme expression, purification, and kinetics lab, using biophysical instrumental, optimization of formulations, standardizing protocols, training graduate students

  • Facilitate Problem/Patient/Case Based tutorials for 2nd year M.D. students in renal, endocrinology, and reproduction phases, contributing to other phases requiring biochemistry expertise, as needed

  • Medical student advising, evaluation, student application screening, and contributing to the mission of MUSM to serve rural and underserved areas of Georgia through research and service.

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

August 2008 - July 2014

  • Developed hands-on student teaching labs to learn about protein/enzyme expression, purification, and kinetics using biophysical instrumental, optimization of formulations, standardizing protocols, training graduate student in lab and learning mentoring skills

  • Taught senior level Biochemistry-I and -II, along with the lab for Biochemistry-I focusing on medical biochemistry expertise, due to so many students successfully entering M.D. programs from all STEM majors

  • Undergraduate and graduate pre-medical student advising, evaluation, student application screening, and contributing to the mission of Bucknell to provide the best skilled critical thinkers and life-long learners with accountability for their self-directed goals

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

August 2003 - July 2008

  • Established a teaching lab for protein/enzyme expression, purification, and kinetics lab, using biophysical instrumental, optimization of formulations, standardizing protocols, training graduate, and pre-medical students

  • Facilitated learning of Chemistry and Biochemistry courses as needed to large group undergraduate seniors

  • Graduate and Honors student teaching, advising, and evaluation, in advanced Chemistry and Biochemistry Courses

July  1994 - August 1999

EDUCATION

Learning

  • Post-Doctoral NIH Fellow (Dr. R. Stevens, Ph.D., Advisor)

  • Trained and supervised four junior (B.S. chemists) scientists in high-throughput cloning, protein purification, proteomics, and crystallization procedures as part of the Joint Center for Structural Genomics (JCSG) initiative (NIH Protein Structure Initiative pilot project)

  • Performed research in structural biology (x-ray and NMR methods), bioinformatics, molecular biology, crystallization, and method development for recombinant proteins and enzymes.

  • Research Focus:  Structural Biology (x-ray crystallography), Bioinformatics, Protein Modeling, Neurobiology of Axon Guidance Proteins and Signaling (GPCRs and Inositol) Proteins/Enzymes

  • Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry

  • Presidential and NIH Fellowships

  • Advisor:  Dr. Ming-Daw Tsai, Ph.D.

  • Research Focus:  Enzymology, Mutagenesis, Kinetics, NMR Spectroscopy and Biophysical Methods.

  • Ph.D. Thesis Title: " Structure and Mechanistic Studies of Tumor Suppressor Proteins"

THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

September 1990 - June 1994

  • B.S. in Chemistry (ACS Certified), magna cum laude                            September 1990 – June 1994

  • Advisor:  Dr. Chrys Wesdemiotis, Ph.D.

  • Focus: Gas Phase Kinetics, Mass Spectrometry of Cyclic Polymers and Biological Molecules. 

THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE

September 1999- July 2003

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

MILITARY

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Service

UNITED STATES MARINE RESERVE

July 1990 - September 1993

Honorable discharge at rank of E-4 with two meritorious promotions and several awards and commendations.

Began academic studies in August 1990 (Chemical Engineering)

Worked at United Parcel Service (Akron, morning preload) from August 1991

UNITED STATES MARINE ACTIVE-DUTY CAMP LEJEUNE, NC

Marksmanship instructor/coach

Honor graduate in Marksmanship Coaching School

Meritorious promotion to rank of E-4 (Corporal)

Good Conduct Medal Awarded

December 1989 - July 1990

UNITED STATES MARINE ACTIVE-DUTY JAPAN AND FAR EAST

Mastered ship-to-shore operations in the Far East

Worked and collaborated with the Republic of Korea Marines and Japanese defense forces in joint military operations

Taught and trained others on Helicopter Support Team beachhead retrieval, and offloading, from a far off naval vessel with the purpose of maintaining military supply lines

July 1987 - December 1989

UNITED STATES MARINE BOOT CAMP, INFANTRY, AND HELICOPTER TRAINING SCHOOL

Enlisted from Ohio (Akron) for Parris Island (USMC) Boot Camp

Charlie Company for Boot Camp

Infantry training at Camp LeJeune (NC)

Helicopter and Landing Support Specialist Training

MOS 0481 "Shore-Party" to the old timer Marines

September 1986 - July 1987

FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS

 

Academic:  Teaching Incentive Award, University of Central Florida, 2006, NIH Post Doctoral Fellowship (NS11037) 2000-2002, NIH Graduate Fellowship 1998-2000, GAAN Fellowship, September 1995-97, Chemistry Department Fellowship 1994, Undergraduate Research Award, The University of Akron 1993, Akron Rubber Group Scholarship (Full tuition payment and expenses), September 1991-1994, American Institute of Chemists Foundation Student Award, 1993, Merck Award, 1993, Phi Sigma Alpha Honorary Society, April 1993

 

Military:  Navy Unit Commendation, Certificate of Commendation (4), Meritorious Mast (3), Good Conduct Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2dAwd), Expert Rifle Badge (3rdAwd), Letter of Appreciation (3)   

PUBLICATIONS

 

Selby, T. L., N. Biel, M. Varn, S. Patel, A. Patel, L. Hilding, A. Ray, T. Ross, W. T. Cramblet, C. R. Moss, A. J. Lowrey, and G. L. Bentz. "The Epstein-Barr Virus Oncoprotein, Lmp1, Regulates the Function of Senp2, a Sumo-Protease." Sci Rep 9, no. 1 (Jul 2 2019): 9523. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-45825-5.

Jackson, M. R., and T. L. Selby. "Crystallization, Optimization and Preliminary X-Ray Characterization of a Metal-Dependent Pi-Plc from Streptomyces Antibioticus." Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 68, no. Pt 11 (Nov 1 2012): 1378-86. https://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S1744309112041371.

Fretwell, J. F., K. Ismail SM, J. M. Cummings, and T. L. Selby. "Characterization of a Randomized Fret Library for Protease Specificity Determination." Mol Biosyst 4, no. 8 (Aug 2008): 862-70. https://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b709290c.

Ozyurt, A. S., and T. L. Selby. "Computational Active Site Analysis of Molecular Pathways to Improve Functional Classification of Enzymes." Proteins 72, no. 1 (Jul 2008): 184-96. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.21907.

Apiyo, D., L. Zhao, M. D. Tsai, and T. L. Selby. "X-Ray Structure of the R69d Phosphatidylinositol-Specific Phospholipase C Enzyme: Insight into the Role of Calcium and Surrounding Amino Acids in Active Site Geometry and Catalysis." Biochemistry 44, no. 30 (Aug 2 2005): 9980-9. https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi047896v.

Heine, A., J. M. Canaves, F. von Delft, L. S. Brinen, X. Dai, A. M. Deacon, M. A. Elsliger, S. Eshaghi, R. Floyd, A. Godzik, C. Grittini, S. K. Grzechnik, C. Guda, L. Jaroszewski, C. Karlak, H. E. Klock, E. Koesema, J. S. Kovarik, A. Kreusch, P. Kuhn, S. A. Lesley, D. McMullan, T. M. McPhillips, M. A. Miller, M. D. Miller, A. Morse, K. Moy, J. Ouyang, R. Page, A. Robb, K. Rodrigues, R. Schwarzenbacher, T. L. Selby, G. Spraggon, R. C. Stevens, H. van den Bedem, J. Velasquez, J. Vincent, X. Wang, B. West, G. Wolf, K. O. Hodgson, J. Wooley, and I. A. Wilson. "Crystal Structure of O-Acetylserine Sulfhydrylase (Tm0665) from Thermotoga Maritima at 1.8 a Resolution." Proteins 56, no. 2 (Aug 1 2004): 387-91. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.20003.

Schwarzenbacher, R., F. von Delft, J. M. Canaves, L. S. Brinen, X. Dai, A. M. Deacon, M. A. Elsliger, S. Eshaghi, R. Floyd, A. Godzik, C. Grittini, S. K. Grzechnik, C. Guda, L. Jaroszewski, C. Karlak, H. E. Klock, E. Koesema, J. S. Kovarik, A. Kreusch, P. Kuhn, S. A. Lesley, D. McMullan, T. M. McPhillips, M. A. Miller, M. D. Miller, A. Morse, K. Moy, J. Ouyang, R. Page, A. Robb, K. Rodrigues, T. L. Selby, G. Spraggon, R. C. Stevens, H. van den Bedem, J. Velasquez, J. Vincent, X. Wang, B. West, G. Wolf, K. O. Hodgson, J. Wooley, and I. A. Wilson. "Crystal Structure of an Iron-Containing 1,3-Propanediol Dehydrogenase (Tm0920) from Thermotoga Maritima at 1.3 a Resolution." Proteins 54, no. 1 (Jan 1 2004): 174-7. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.10594.

Weselak, M., M. G. Patch, T. L. Selby, G. Knebel, and R. C. Stevens. "Robotics for Automated Crystal Formation and Analysis." Methods Enzymol 368 (2003): 45-76. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0076-6879(03)68004-3.

Schwarzenbacher, R., J. M. Canaves, L. S. Brinen, X. Dai, A. M. Deacon, M. A. Elsliger, S. Eshaghi, R. Floyd, A. Godzik, C. Grittini, S. K. Grzechnik, C. Guda, L. Jaroszewski, C. Karlak, H. E. Klock, E. Koesema, J. S. Kovarik, A. Kreusch, P. Kuhn, S. A. Lesley, D. McMullan, T. M. McPhillips, M. A. Miller, M. D. Miller, A. Morse, K. Moy, J. Ouyang, A. Robb, K. Rodrigues, T. L. Selby, G. Spraggon, R. C. Stevens, H. van den Bedem, J. Velasquez, J. Vincent, X. Wang, B. West, G. Wolf, K. O. Hodgson, J. Wooley, and I. A. Wilson. "Crystal Structure of Uronate Isomerase (Tm0064) from Thermotoga Maritima at 2.85 a Resolution." Proteins 53, no. 1 (Oct 1 2003): 142-5. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.10462.

Brinen, L. S., J. M. Canaves, X. Dai, A. M. Deacon, M. A. Elsliger, S. Eshaghi, R. Floyd, A. Godzik, C. Grittini, S. K. Grzechnik, C. Guda, L. Jaroszewski, C. Karlak, H. E. Klock, E. Koesema, J. S. Kovarik, A. Kreusch, P. Kuhn, S. A. Lesley, D. McMullan, T. M. McPhillips, M. A. Miller, M. D. Miller, A. Morse, K. Moy, J. Ouyang, A. Robb, K. Rodrigues, T. L. Selby, G. Spraggon, R. C. Stevens, H. van den Bedem, J. Velasquez, J. Vincent, X. Wang, B. West, G. Wolf, S. S. Taylor, K. O. Hodgson, J. Wooley, and I. A. Wilson. "Crystal Structure of a Zinc-Containing Glycerol Dehydrogenase (Tm0423) from Thermotoga Maritima at 1.5 a Resolution." Proteins 50, no. 2 (Feb 1 2003): 371-4. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.10302.

Kuhn, P., S. A. Lesley, Mathews, II, J. M. Canaves, L. S. Brinen, X. Dai, A. M. Deacon, M. A. Elsliger, S. Eshaghi, R. Floyd, A. Godzik, C. Grittini, S. K. Grzechnik, C. Guda, K. O. Hodgson, L. Jaroszewski, C. Karlak, H. E. Klock, E. Koesema, J. M. Kovarik, A. T. Kreusch, D. McMullan, T. M. McPhillips, M. A. Miller, M. Miller, A. Morse, K. Moy, J. Ouyang, A. Robb, K. Rodrigues, T. L. Selby, G. Spraggon, R. C. Stevens, S. S. Taylor, H. van den Bedem, J. Velasquez, J. Vincent, X. Wang, B. West, G. Wolf, J. Wooley, and I. A. Wilson. "Crystal Structure of Thy1, a Thymidylate Synthase Complementing Protein from Thermotoga Maritima at 2.25 a Resolution." Proteins 49, no. 1 (Oct 1 2002): 142-5. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.10202.

Lesley, S. A., P. Kuhn, A. Godzik, A. M. Deacon, I. Mathews, A. Kreusch, G. Spraggon, H. E. Klock, D. McMullan, T. Shin, J. Vincent, A. Robb, L. S. Brinen, M. D. Miller, T. M. McPhillips, M. A. Miller, D. Scheibe, J. M. Canaves, C. Guda, L. Jaroszewski, T. L. Selby, M. A. Elsliger, J. Wooley, S. S. Taylor, K. O. Hodgson, I. A. Wilson, P. G. Schultz, and R. C. Stevens. "Structural Genomics of the Thermotoga Maritima Proteome Implemented in a High-Throughput Structure Determination Pipeline." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99, no. 18 (Sep 3 2002): 11664-9. https://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.142413399.

Yuan, C., T. L. Selby, J. Li, I. J. Byeon, and M. D. Tsai. "Tumor Suppressor Ink4: Refinement of P16ink4a Structure and Determination of P15ink4b Structure by Comparative Modeling and Nmr Data." Protein Sci 9, no. 6 (Jun 2000): 1120-8. https://dx.doi.org/10.1110/ps.9.6.1120.

Li, J., M. J. Poi, D. Qin, T. L. Selby, I. J. Byeon, and M. D. Tsai. "Tumor Suppressor Ink4: Quantitative Structure-Function Analyses of P18ink4c as an Inhibitor of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4." Biochemistry 39, no. 4 (Feb 1 2000): 649-57. https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi991281u.

Yuan, C., J. Li, T. L. Selby, I. J. Byeon, and M. D. Tsai. "Tumor Suppressor Ink4: Comparisons of Conformational Properties between P16(Ink4a) and P18(Ink4c)." J Mol Biol 294, no. 1 (Nov 19 1999): 201-11. https://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jmbi.1999.3231.

Li, J., I. J. Byeon, K. Ericson, M. J. Poi, P. O'Maille, T. Selby, and M. D. Tsai. "Tumor Suppressor Ink4: Determination of the Solution Structure of P18ink4c and Demonstration of the Functional Significance of Loops in P18ink4c and P16ink4a." Biochemistry 38, no. 10 (Mar 9 1999): 2930-40. https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi982286e.

Byeon, I. J., J. Li, K. Ericson, T. L. Selby, A. Tevelev, H. J. Kim, P. O'Maille, and M. D. Tsai. "Tumor Suppressor P16ink4a: Determination of Solution Structure and Analyses of Its Interaction with Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4." Mol Cell 1, no. 3 (Feb 1998): 421-31. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1097-2765(00)80042-8.

Tevelev, A., I. J. Byeon, T. Selby, K. Ericson, H. J. Kim, V. Kraynov, and M. D. Tsai. "Tumor Suppressor P16ink4a: Structural Characterization of Wild-Type and Mutant Proteins by Nmr and Circular Dichroism." Biochemistry 35, no. 29 (Jul 23 1996): 9475-87. https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi960211+.

 Selby, T. L., C. Wesdemiotis, and R. P. Lattimer. "Dissociation Characteristics of [M + X](+) Ions (X = H, Li, Na, K) from Linear and Cyclic Polyglycols." J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 5, no. 12 (Dec 1994): 1081-92. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/1044-0305(94)85069-0.

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

 

National/International Meetings

 

“Analysis of fluorescent proteins for the development of an in vivo system for protease evolution” Thomas L. Selby, Experimental Biology, ASBMB Meeting, San Diego, CA,  April 2-6 2016

 

Using 31P-NMR and 15N-NMR to Understand the Structural Basis of Substrate Specificity for PI-PLC and GDPD Enzymes” Thomas L. Selby, Central Regional Meeting (CERM) of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA October 29th-November 1st 2014

 

“Structural Basis of Substrate Specificity for PI-PLC and GDPD enzymes”  David M. Strauss, Stefan Petrovic, and Thomas L. Selby, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2012

 

“Chemical Rescue of Lysine-to-Alanine Mutations in the Ca2+ Dependent PI-PLC from Streptomyces antibioticus” Stefan Petrovic, David M. Strauss, and Thomas L. Selby 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2012

 

“Structure-function comparison of the Ca+2 dependent phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C (PI-PLC) with glycerophosphodiester phosphodiesterase to understand the mechanism of PI-PLC”  Thomas L. Selby, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011

 

“Role of tryptophan residues in the mechanism of the Ca+2 dependent phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C (PI-PLC) from Streptomyces antibioticus”, Tyler C. Moyer and Thomas L. Selby, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011

 

“Characterization of TM0516 and TEV proteases using site-directed mutagenesis, fluorescent protease substrates and biophysical methods”, Kelly A. Usenko and Thomas L. Selby,

241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011

 

"Ligand Induced Conformational Changes within the Metal-Dependent PI-PLC from Streptomyces antibioticus" Thomas L. Selby, 2010 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) National Meeting, April 24-28, Anaheim, CA

 

“1.2 Å Crystal Structure of a Ca+2 Dependent PI-PLC from Streptomyces antibioticus”

Invited oral presentation in the “Frontiers of Enzymology” section, Thomas L. Selby, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 22-26, 2009

 

“Purification, Characterization, and Crystallization of a Metal Dependent PI-PLC from

Streptomyces antibioticus. Michael R. Jackson and Thomas L. Selby., Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association, Salt Lake City, Utah July 21st - July 26th, 2007

 

“The Role of Helix Packing Energies in Structural Transitions”, Nuska Tschammer, Annette. R. Khaled, Thomas L. Selby, 20th Annual Symposium, San Diego, CA, The Protein Society, August 5-9th, 2006

 

“Structural Transitions that Regulate the Apoptotic Activity of BAX are Dependant on Interactions Mediated Through its C-terminal Alpha-9 Helix”, Nuska Tschammer, Ge Zhang, Thomas Selby, Suren Tatulian and Annette R. Khaled, 6th International Cytokine Conference, Vienna Austria, August 27-31, 2006

 

“’Inside-out’ Methods for Determining Enzyme Active Site Structures for Drug Design”

Ayse S. Ozyurt, Adam B. Powell, and Thomas L. Selby, ASBMB Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, March 31st - April 5th, 2005

 

“Protein Structure Determination and Computational Inhibitor Design for the Treatment of Metabolic Disorders and Disease” Thomas L. Selby, 229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA - March 13 – 17th, 2005

 

Regional Meetings

 

“Structure-function studies of the putative protease TM0727 from Thermotoga maritima”

James D. Berstler, Jr. and Thomas L. Selby, 2010 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM) of the American Chemical Society (ACS), April 10-13, 2010 Wilmington, DE

 

“Active site conformational changes in the metal dependent phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C (PI-PLC) from Streptomyces antibioticus”, Thomas L. Selby, 2010 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM) of the American Chemical Society (ACS), April 10-13, 2010Wilmington, DE

 

3) "Investigation of Substrate-Enzyme Interactions for Bacterial Phospholipase C", David Apiyo and Thomas L. Selby, 56th Southeast Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, November 10-13, 2004

"X-ray Structure of the R69D Phosphatidylinositol-Specific Phospholipase-C Enzyme:  Insight into the Role of Calcium and Surrounding Amino Acids on Active Site Geometry and Catalysis"

Thomas L. Selby, 56th Southeast Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, November 10-13, 2004

"A Novel Bioinformatics Method for Determining Active Site Architecture and Specificity"

Adam Powell and Thomas L. Selby, 56th Southeast Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society

November 10-13, 2004

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

 

MRI: Isothermal Titration Calorimetry to Characterize Molecular Interactions     

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (13-517)                                                   Successfully Funded                                           

CHE – Major Research Instrumentation $98,480                                                                01/01/2014

Rovnyak, David (PI) with Selby, Clapp, Pizzorno, and Strein

 

Protease Specificity using a DNA Cassette Based FRET Assay (PI)                Successfully Funded

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (R15-GM080691)                                  04/01/07 - 03/31/2011

Selby, Thomas (PI) $202,159 (100% Effort)

 

Mechanism of Calcium-Dependent Phospholipases C (Co-PI)                       Successfully Funded

Dr. Karol Bruzik, Ph.D. (PI), U. of Ill. at Chicago                                                 12/01/04 - 11/30/2008

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (GM057568)

$1,144,000.00 (25% Effort, $288,000 Direct)                                                                    

 

A Delineation of FDKP Self-assembly Processes: Understanding the Molecular Events Involved in FDK Interaction (Co-PI)     

Dr. Otto Phanstiel, Ph.D. (PI), U. of Central Florida                                           Successfully Funded

Sponsor: Mannkind Biopharmaceuticals                                                            6/15/2005 - 7/1/2006

$184,551 (18% Effort, $33,507 Direct)

 

Development of Cancer Therapies through Substrate

Specificity (PI)                                                                                                      Successfully Funded

Sponsor: Florida Hospital                                                                                     4/1/2005 - 3/31/2006

$15,000 (100% Effort)

 

Development of a High Throughput Protein

Purification Facility (PI)                                                                                      Successfully Funded

Sponsor: UCF Presidential Matching Fund                                                       1/1/2003 – 12/31/2003        

Total Dollar Amount: $176,254.00 (100% Effort)

 

Crystallization and Biophysical Characterization of Genetically

Altered Cancer Proteins (PI)                                                                              Successfully Funded

Sponsor: Florida Hospital                                                                                   1/1/2003 - 12/31/2004

$15,000.00 (100% Effort)

WORKSHOPS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

 

Workshop for MD Admissions Interviewers, Mercer Univ. School of Medicine, August 11, 2016

 

MDE Question Writing Workshop, Mercer University School of Medicine, July 19, 2016

 

Mercer University Research Symposium, Savannah Georgia, May 2, 2016

 

Teaching and Learning Center, Faculty Learning Community (FLC), Member since 2009

 

Critical Thinking Faculty Learning Group, Bucknell University, Member since 2009

 

Workshop for the teaching of writing, Writing Center, Bucknell University, August 10-18, 2009

 

Principles of Pedagogy and Course Design Workshop, Teaching and Learning Center, Bucknell University, August 13-15, 2008

 

Honors College Teaching Circles, Burnett Honors College, Fall Semester, University of Central Florida, Orlando FL, 2006

 

Faculty Development Summer Conference, Diversity Track, “The New America(n)”, University of Central Florida Diversity Initiatives, Orlando FL, May 1-4th, 2006

 

Virtual Focus Group for Effectively Teaching Biochemistry, Sponsored by Project Specialists, Content Connections, LLC, Orlando FL, October 19, 2006

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