Two transcriptional reporter shuttle vectors were constructed for the filamentous cyanobacterium Nostoc punctiforme using the green fluorescence protein (GFP) reporter. Both the ampicillin- and kanamycin-resistant versions of the plasmid allow promoters to be directionally cloned into a multiple cloning site preceding a promoterless gfp gene using an… (More)
BACKGROUND Increasingly, evidence-based health information, in particular evidence from systematic reviews, is being made available to lay audiences, in addition to health professionals. Research efforts have focused on different formats for the lay presentation of health information. However, there is a paucity of data on how patients integrate… (More)
I have secured 14 awards from NSF, NIST, and DoD that total $3.7 million (or $2.56 million after joining UMBC). Of this amount, $1.9 million (or $1.8 million after joining UMBC three years ago) are under my direct supervision.
• Maternity leave: Fall 2015 • Maternity leave: Spring 2014 (Tenure-clock stopped by a year)