B38 Savage Hall
Mass spectrometry; human nutrition. Role of Polyusaturated Fatty Acids in fetal development, especially neural formation, examining precursors to PUFAs, Antidoping science; detection of performance-enhancing drugs, especially steroids.
BioG 2990/4990 Credit:
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Research Activities in Which Undergraduates Participate:
Sample preparation and gas chromatography and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry analysis of fatty acids in mammalian tissue. Extraction and analysis of urinary metabolites/steroids in human urine and other samples by GC and high end MS. PCR/Electrophoresis/analysis of mRNA. Animal nutrition studies, including piglets, mice, rats, and whatever species is relevant.
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