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  Colorado State University
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MRB 316
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1870
USA


Phone: +970.491.5440
Fax:+970.491.0494
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Education:
  1976 - 1978   A.S., Biology, Delta College
1978 - 1980 B.S., Biological Sciences, Oakland University, Rochester MI
1982 - 1986 Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professional Positions:
  7/80 - 8/82   Research Technican, Advisor: Richard D. Moore, Department of Biological Sciences, SUNY-Plattsburgh.
  9/82 - 9/86   Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Advisor: Jack Gorski. Estrogen receptor structural dynamics
  12/86 - 6/90   Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University. Advisor: K.E. van Holde. Physical biochemistry of nucleosome positioning and chromatin assembly.
  7/90 - 8/96   Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
  5/95 - 7/03   Director, UTHSCSA Analytical Ultracentrifugation Laboratory. The University of Texas Health Science Center. Analytical ultracentrifugation of complex macromolecular systems.
  9/96 - 8/01   Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Science Center.
  9/01 - 7/03   Professor, Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Science Center.
  8/03 - present   Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Colorado State University. Chromatin structure/function relationships; chromatin architectural proteins.
Study Sections and Review Panels:
  1994 - 1995   Member, Special Study Section 4 (Analytical Ultracentrifugation), NIH/NCRR
  1995 - 1998   Member, Advisory Panel on Biological Instrumentation & Instrument Development, NSF
  1997   Member, Special Study Section 2 (Analytical Ultracentrifugation), NIH/NCRR
  1999   Member, Site Visit Panel, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biological Small Angle Neutron Scattering Proposal, Department of Energy
  1999   Ad hoc Member, Human Immunology Program Project Grants Study Section, NIH
  2001- present   Member, Canada Research Chairs Program College of Reviewers
  2002   Member, Extramural Site Visit Panel, NIEHS Laboratory of Developmental and Reproductive Biology.
  2003 - 2004   Member, Basic Cell and Molecular Biology 1 Study Section, American Heart Association.
  2004   Ad hoc Member, Cell and Molecular Biophysics (BBCA) Study Section, NIH
  2005   Chair, Basic Cell and Molecular Biology 1 Study Section, American Heart Association.
Editorial Boards:
  1996-present   Member, Editorial Board, CELL BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOPHYSICS
  1997 - 2003   Member, Editorial Board, CHEMTRACTS: BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
  1998   Editor, CHEMTRACTS, Analytical Ultracentrifugation special issue
  1999 - 2004   Member, Editorial Board, JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY
Recent Invited National/International Talks:
  2000   Gordon Research Conference: Chromatin Structure and Function
  2000   Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilites annual meeting, Solution Interactions Symposium
  2001   Juan March Foundation: Workshop on “Regulation of Chromatin Function, Madrid, Spain
  2001   FASEB Conference: Chromatin and Transcription
  2002   Rett Syndrome Research Foundation Annual Meeting
  2003   Keystone Symposium: Chromatin - Organizing the Genome for Patterns of Gene Expression in Health and Disease, Big Sky, MT
  2003   Biophysical Society, Annual Meeting, Symposium: Structural Integration – Chromatin at Many Levels of Detail (symposium Chair and organizer)
  2003   FASEB Conference: Chromatin and Transcription
  2004   Gordon Research Conference: Reversible Associations in Structural and Molecular Biology
  2004   Gordon Research Conference: Chromatin Structure and Function
  2005   Lorne Conference of Protein Structure and Function, Philip Island, Australia
  2005  

Biomolecular Dynamics and Interactions Satellite Symposium, University of Melbourne

Recent Invited Departmental Seminars:

  1999  

Texas A&M University, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

  1999   Kansas State University, Department of Biochemsitry
  1999   University of Rochester, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  2000   University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Biochemistry
  2000   National Institutes of Health, Laboratory of Molecular Embryology
  2000   Emory University, Department of Pathology
  2001   NIEHS, Laboratory of Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology
  2001   Oregon Health Sciences University, Department of Biochemistry
  2001   University of Vermont, Department of Biochemistry 
  2002   Colorado State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  2003   Johns Hopkins University, Department of Cell Biology
  2003  

Oakland University, Department of Biological Sciences

  2003   Michigan State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  2004   National Institutes of Health, Laboratory of Molecular Embryology
  2004   Department of Pathology, University of Wisconsin
  2005   Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado Health Science Center
  2005   Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Washington State University
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