Tag Archives: biochemistry

Health Career Connection (HCC) Summer 2016 Internship Program

HCC is a comprehensive professional development program that provides paid, 10-week summer internships to undergraduates and recent graduates in the field of public health and health care. The deadline for submission is February 8, 2016. Visit their website at www.healthcareers.org to learn more and click here to access the application!   Description of Program: ·         A paid, full-time 10-week internship

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Protein Effect on Germline Stem Cells

Faculty Information Faculty Name:            Brett D. Keiper, PhD Department:              Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Contact Information:   Tel: (252) 744-2656     Lab: (252) 744-2693 ;  keiperb@ecu.edu http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/biochemistry/Faculty-Keiper.cfm   Research Description Highlights of Research: The research in my lab studies mRNA translation in developing germ cells (sperm and eggs). The purpose is to see how protein synthesis is subtly regulated to cause

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Biochemical Toxicology

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Xiaoping Pan Department: Biology Contact Information: panx@ecu.edu, Room 514 Science & Technology Building   Research Description Highlights of Research:  Our research of Biochemical Toxicology investigates the mode of action of various substances and materials including crude oil/dispersant system, abused drugs, and metallic nanoparticles, and environmental obesogens etc. Experimental organisms include Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) and Rattus

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How Do Mitochondrial Respiratory Proteins Work?

Faculty Information Faculty Name:                    Tonya Zeczycki Department:                       Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Contact Information:           zeczyckit@ecu.edu, East Carolina Heart Institute Rm. 4400   Research Description Highlights of Research: The allosteric regulation of enzyme activity is fundamental to preventing metabolic and homeostatic chaos. A colossal number of complex, multifunctional enzymes important to metabolic and cellular processes exhibit some form of

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Cellular Posttranscriptional Response to Hypoxia

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Kyle D. Mansfield Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Brody School of Medicine Contact Information: mansfieldk@ecu.edu; 744-5519; Room 5S-10 Brody   Research Description Highlights of Research: Oxygen limitation, or hypoxia, is a key component of many diseases and includes periods of acute ischemia such as arise during stroke, as well as more persistent hypoxia like that which

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