Rebecca B. Reynolds

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We have engineered an industrial strain of the yeast, Candida tropicalis, for the efficient production of long-chain dicarboxylic acids, which are important raw materials for the chemical industry. By sequential disruption of the four genes encoding both isozymes of the acyl-CoA oxidase which catalyzes the first reaction in the beta-oxidation pathway,(More)
This paper describes an overall view of an industrial protein engineering project from conception to successful completion. The choice of rational design was determined by the availability of an excellent three-dimensional crystal structure and the availability of information in the literature to define a strategy. The design strategy was refined(More)
OBJECTIVES A game application, "Making Smart Choices", was developed to fill the gap of limited easy-to-access resources available on sex education in Hong Kong and to disseminate correct knowledge and positive attitudes toward sex to teenagers using popular platforms such as tablets, Facebook, and the Web. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Three versions of the game(More)
Health information technology (HIT) is being sought as one of the key elements to streamline the process of providing healthcare to improve quality and harness cost. It is hoped that HIT will lead to a more cost-efficient healthcare system than the current one. Surprisingly, there is no agreed definition of HIT in academic literature or government(More)
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