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Acheivements

Grant Award – National Science Foundation – Research in Undergraduate Institutions (2002 to 2005). Ubiquitin-Mediated Degradation of Picornavirus Proteins. $256,000.

Grant Award – Bates College Schmutz Grant (2000). The Role of a Protein Destruction Signal in Modulating the Activity of an Ubiquitin-Protein Ligase. $1000.

Grant Award – National Science Foundation – Research in Undergraduate Institutions (1999 to 2002). Ubiquitin-Mediated Degradation of Picornavirus Processing Proteases. $220,000.

Grant Award – National Science Foundation – Curriculum Development and Laboratory Improvement (1998 to 2000). Capillary Electrophoresis in the Undergraduate Curriculum in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry. $21,789 (co-PI).

Grant Award – National Science Foundation – Research in Undergraduate Institutions (1995 to 1999). Ubiquitin-Mediated Degradation of Picornavirus Processing Proteases. $150,000.

Award – Named a Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. (1995). Accompanied by $60,000 of discretionary funds to be used over a five-year period.

Grant Award – Bates College Schmutz Grant (1995). Development of a Technique to Purify Cellular Proteins which Interact with the Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C Protease. $800.

Grant Award – Bates College Hughes Research Grant (1995). Identification of the Ubiquitin Attachment Site in the Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C Protease. $6000.

Grant Award – Bates College Hughes Instrument Grant (1994). Funds to Purchase an Ultracentrifuge Rotor. $8000.

Grant Award – Bates College Hughes Curriculum Development Grant (1993 to 1994). Support to Develop a New Interdisciplinary Course in Molecular Biology and Nucleic Acid Chemistry. $46,009 (co-PI).

Grant Award – National Institutes of Health – Academic Research Enhancement Award. (1992 to 1995). Turnover of Picornavirus 3C Proteases. $107,000.

Grant Award – Bates College Schmutz Grant (1992). The Purification of Mature Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C Protease from Expressing E. coli Cells. $750.

Grant Award – Bates College Schmutz Grant (1991). The Expression of the Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C Protease in E. coli Cells. $1000.

Grant Award – Bates College Ladd Library Grant (1991). Library Materials for the Support of Laboratory Research in a New Area of Biochemistry. $1500.

Grant Award – Research Corporation (1990 to 1992). Characterization of the Activity Responsible for the Degradation of the EMC Virus 3C Protease. $29,800.

Grant Award – Bates College Schmutz Grant (1990). The Role of mRNA Structure in the Selection of Initiation Codons. $1000.

Grant Award – National Science Foundation – Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement (1990 to 1992). Biochemistry Teaching Laboratory Instrumentation. $37,247.

Grant Award – Biotechnology Training Programs (1990). Acquisition of Molecular Biology Equipment for Teaching Laboratories. $20,000 in equipment.

Grant Award – National Science Foundation – Research in Undergraduate Institutions (1990). High Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer. $140,800 (co-PI).

Public Health Service Predoctoral Traineeship, Purdue University (1981 to 1984).

Other Professional Activities:

Grant Reviewer for the Murdock College Research Program in the Life Sciences (1999).

Grant Reviewer for the National Science Foundation Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Program (1991).


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