PhD Molecular Bioscience, Rutgers/UMDNJ, Piscataway, NJ, 1989
MS Biochemistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 1999
BS Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1982
MB(ASCP) (Formerly, NCA Certification as Clinical Laboratory Specialist in Molecular Biology (CLSp(MB)), Initial - August 2000, Recertification - August 2005, February 2008.
Research and Clinical Interests
Analysis of the structure and function of biologically important proteins, which involves genetic and biochemical characterization of recombinant proteins generated through in vitro mutagenesis.
Current projects include molecular analysis of inherited visual diseases and Hexameric DNA helicases and control of cell proliferation.
ASEB/ASBMB regular (elected) member, 2001-present
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995-present
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 1999-present
International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, 2007-present
Sigma XI, regular member 2007-present