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Associate Professor of Biology
Educational Background: Ph.D. University of Toronto; Post-doctoral research at University of Pennsylvania; B.S. Towson State University.
Teaching Interests: cell biology and cell culture; molecular biology; microbiology; biotechnology.
Research Interests: Control of gene expression; role of SNP's in evolution and disease progression.
Recent Research Articles:
Kiel, M.C., Kaji, A. and Kaji, H. (2007) "Ribosome Recycling: An Essential Process of Protein Synthesis." Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 35, 40-44. PubMed
Xu, J., Kiel, M.C., Golshani, A., Chosay, J.G., Aoki, H. and Ganoza, M.C. (2008) "Molecular localization of a ribosome dependent ATPase on Escheridia coli ribosomes." Nucleic Acids Res 34, 1158-1165. PubMed
Seo, H.S., Kiel, M.C., Pan, D., Raj, V.S., Kaji, A. and Cooperman, B.S. (2004) "Kinetics and Thermodynamics of RRF, EF-G and Thiostrepton Interaction on the E.Coli Ribosome." Biochemistry 43, 12728-12740. PubMed