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Biology (DA) 7-12
Chemistry (DC) 7-12
Expiration Date: 6/30/2012
Fall 2002 - Fall 2003
Master of Arts in Teaching. GPA (8.23/9.00). Student taught at Redford Union High School, Redford Township. Taught Advanced Chemistry, General Chemistry, and General Biology. Participated in the Michigan Teachers' Technology Network (MITTEN) where I introduced new modes of molecular visualization. See my MITTEN ePortfolio. Obtained provisional certification with endorsements in Chemistry (DA) 7-12 and Biology (DC) 7-12.
1977 to 1979
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry. Investigated the mechanism of vitamin K-dependent carboxylation of glutamic acid. Evaluated synthetic substrates for carboxylase to simplify investigations. Found commercially available t-BOC-L-Glu-alpha-benzyl ester to be an effective substrate and characterized products.
1973 to 1977
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry. Engineered novel, fast and simple approaches of high yield in nucleic acid synthesis. Synthesized defined sequences of oligonucleotides. Methods pioneered provided the basis for machines that today automatically synthesize oligonucleotides.
1969 to 1973
Bachelor of Science in May, 1973. Majored in biochemistry. Developed own undergraduate research project resulting in publication in Journal of Organic Chemistry. (See Publications.)
Glens Falls, New York
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