Courses Taught

Introductory Level

  • Genome Jumpstart
  • Introduction to the Biology of Cancer
  • Introduction to Cell Biology
  • Mutants: Genetic Variation in Human Development
  • The AIDS Pandemic: The Science, Cultures, and Politics of the H.I. Virus (co-taught with Bennington College anthropology professor Miroslava Prazak)

Intermediate/Advanced Level

  • Advanced Topics in Biochemistry: The Life and Death of Proteins
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Genetics: Principles and Practice
  • Human Genetics
  • Micro-organisms, Macro-Science
  • Research in Cell Biology

Student Work

Senior theses and projects supervised

  • 2015 Carlos Mendez and Chernoh Jalloh
    Original Research: The contributions of Emc2p to membrane protein quality control and the heat shock response
  • 2014 Elsa Costa
    Original Research: Exploring the Requirement for trp5 in Cytosolic Quality Control
  • 2012 Christos Kougentakis
    Original Research: GTP binding Proteins as a Potential Novel Class of Hsp90 Substrates
  • 2011 Matthew Nunes
    Original Research: Protein Degradation Pathways in Yeast
  • 2010 Tambudzai Kudze
    Original Research: Characterization of Emc2p as a Novel Hsp90 Co-chaperone
  • 2009 Katherine Crowe
    Children of the Corn: An American Epidemic
    Original research component: Effects of Natural and Processed Sugars on Yeast Sporulation, Mating, and Growth
  • 2008 Kathryn Furby
    Public Aquarium Impact on Global Conservation Awareness