|Present||Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Bio-Medical Sciences|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2021 - Present||Member, PCOMONE Assessment Team||2020 - Present||Chair-Elect, Faculty Senate||2020 - Present||Member, PCOMONE Sequencing Team||2016 - Present||Editorial Board, Applied and Environmental Microbiology||2016 - Present||Member, Biomedical Program SPEC Committee||2015 - Present||Member, AHEC Pathway to Medical School Planning Committee||2013 - Present||Faculty Advisor, Alpha Epsilon Lambda Graduate Honor Society||2016 - 2020||Co-Chair & Member, DO Curriculum Georgia||2016 - 2020||Member, Research Committee||2011 - 2020||Member, Co-Chair, & Chair, DO Admissions Georgia||2011 - 2015||Member, DO Curriculum Georgia||2011 - 2015||Member, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee||2013 - 2014||Secretary, PCOM Faculty Senate||2012 - 2013||Member, Middle States Accreditation Self-study Steering Committee||2011 - 2012||Member, Institutional Environmental Health and Safety Committee||2010 - 2011||Member at Large, Faculty Senate||2011||Member, AOA Self-Study Committee – Preclinical Curriculum||Advisor, GA PCOM Green Team|
|PhD, University of Pennsylvania ‐ Biology|
Scholarly Articles (67)
Engineering hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus to overproduce its cytoplasmic [NiFe ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry (2012)
The cytoplasmic hydrogenase (SHI) of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus is an NADP(H)-dependent heterotetrameric enzyme that contains a nickel-iron catalytic ...
Identification of Protein-Bound Dinitrosyl Iron Complexes by Nuclear Resonance Vibrational ...
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2010)
We have applied (57)Fe nuclear resonance vibrational spectroscopy (NRVS) to identify protein-bound dinitrosyl iron complexes. Intense NRVS peaks due to ...
End-product pathways in the xylose fermenting bacterium, Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum
Enzyme and microbial technology (2008)
Key enzymes involved in end-product formation were identified in Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum JW/SL-YS485, a thermophilic anaerobic bacterium under consideration as a ...
Hydrogenesis in hyperthermophilic microorganisms: Implications for biofuels
Metabolic engineering (2008)
Hydrothermal microbiotopes are characterized by the consumption and production of molecular hydrogen. Heterotrophic hyperthermophilic microorganisms (growth Toptâ‰¥80 Â°C) actively participate ...
Structure of the Hypothetical Protein PF0899 from Pyrococcus furiosus at ...
Acta Crystallographica Section F, Structural Biology and Crystallization Communications (2007)
The hypothetical protein PF0899 is a 95-residue peptide from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus that represents a gene family with ...