I am interested in exploring how science and specifically Biology is taught as part of a liberal arts curriculum.
Dissertation: The genetic dissection of differential growth in Plasmodium falciparum and its relationship to chloroquine drug selection
Laboratory research, University of Notre Dame, 2002-2007
Advisor: Michael T. Ferdig
- Live cell culturing of Plasmodium falciparum, Development of P. falciparum growth assays, Measuring growth phenotypes in P. falciparum, Radio-labeled incorporation assay, Flow cytometry with P. falciparum, Quantitative trait loci mapping, Bioinformatics, Basic light microscopy techniques, DNA extractions, RNA extractions, Gel electrophoresis, Making cDNA, Real-time RT-PCR, Primer design and PCR, Drug testing in P. falciparum, Restriction fragment analysis