YEAR OF GRAD STUDY: 2009 - 2015
MENTOR(S): Dr. Kevin Rice
SOURCE(S) OF SUPPORT: CBB (UI), NIH, AFPE
Missouri Western State University B.S. 2009 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Iowa (UI) Ph.D. 2015 Pharmacy
University of Iowa Presidential Fellowship, AFPE Predoctoral Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Science
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (prior to entering program):
Synthetic Biology Research at Missouri Western State University.
At the University of Iowa, did nonviral gene delivery research before, during, and after my time on the training grant.
CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES (brief description):
Developing mRNA delivery systems with cationic polymers for regenerative medicine.
POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING APPLIED FOR, UNDERWAY, OR COMPLETED:
University of Tokyo Dr. Kazunori Kataoka Gene Therapy
Ryerson University Dr. Warren Wakarchuk Glycobiology
University of Strasbourg Dr. Guy Zuber Bioconjugation
APPLICATION(S) FOR POSTDOCTORAL FUNDING (BUT THIS PROGRAM):
SPS Fellowship Program Pending
PUBLICATIONS: PLEASE LIST BELOW AND CONTINUE ON THE BACK OF THIS FORM:
Efficient Expression of mRNA PEG-Peptide Polyplexes in Liver. Samuel T. Crowley, Jacob A. Poliskey, Nicholas J. Baumhover, and Kevin G. Rice. Gene Therapy. In Press (2015).
Drosophila Muller F elements Maintain a Distinct Set of Genomic Properties over 40 Million Years of Evolution. Leung, Wilson,... Todd T. Eckdahl,... Samuel T. Crowley,... Sarah C.R. Elgin. G3: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics. 5, 719-740 (2015). (Total of 940 undergraduate student coauthors, 74 faculty coauthors)
Miniaturization of Gene Transfection Assays in 384- and 1536-well Microplates. Jing Li, Samuel T. Crowley, Jason Duskey, Sanjib Khargharia, Meng Wu, and Kevin G. Rice. Analytical Biochemistry. 470, 14-21 (2015).
The Uptake Mechanism of PEGylated DNA Polyplexes by the Liver Influences Gene Expression. Sanjib Khargharia, Nicholas J. Baumhover, Samuel T. Crowley, Jason T. Duskey, and Kevin G Rice. Gene Therapy. 21, 1021-1028 (2014).
Solving a Hamiltonian Path Problem with a Bacterial Computer. Jordan Baumgardner, Karen Acker, Oyinade Adefuye, Samuel T. Crowley, Will DeLoache, James O. Dickson, Lane Heard, Andrew T. Martens, Nickolaus Morton, Michelle Ritter, Amber Shoecraft, Jessica Treece, Matthew Unzicker, Amanda Valencia, Mike Waters, A. Malcolm Campbell, Laurie J. Heyer, Jeffrey L. Poet and Todd T. Eckdahl. Journal of Biological Engineering. 3 (2009).