|2012 - Present||Associate Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Biological Sciences|
|2011||Adjunct Faculty Member, Morehouse College ‐ Department of Biology|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2011 - Present||Member, Faculty for the Understanding of Neuroscience||2009 - Present||Member, Society for Neuroscience||2004||Member, American Physiological Society|
Honors and Awards
- Highlights in Graduate Student Research, Experimental Biology 2007
- Highlights in Graduate Student Research, Experimental Biology 2006
- 2004 Dept. of Neuroscience James E. Bradler, Jr. Award for Excellence in Research
- 2004 Phi Beta Kappa
|2009||Ph.D., University of California - San Diego ‐ Biomedical Sciences|
|2004||B.A., University of Pittsburgh ‐ History|
|2004||B.S., University of Pittsburgh ‐ Neuroscience|
Peer Reviewed Articles (18)
Expansion of the molecular and morphological diversity of Acanthamoebidae (Centramoebida ...
Biology Direct (2016)
BackgroundAcanthamoebidae is a “family” level amoebozoan group composed of the genera Acanthamoeba, Protacanthamoeba, and very recently Luapeleamoeba. This clade of amoebozoans has received ...
Ventilatory effects of substance P-saporin lesions in the Nucleus Tractus ...
American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology (2011)
During ventilatory acclimatization to hypoxia (VAH), time-dependent increases in ventilation lower Pco2 levels, and this persists on return to normoxia. ...
Characterization of the chemosensitive response of individual solitary complex (SC ...
/American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology (2009)
We studied the CO2/H+-chemosensitive responses of individual solitary complex (SC) neurons from adult rats by simultaneously measuring the intracellular pH ...
Histamine-mediated increase in cytosolic [Ca2+] involve different mechanisms in human ...
American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology (2005)
Agonist stimulation of human pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells (PASMC) and endothelial cells (PAEC) with histamine showed similar spatiotemporal patterns ...