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Molecular biology; cloning; DNA issues; genes and gene regulation; evolution; chromosomes; cell division and control; cancer. Courses have included: "Biology of the Nucleus."
Gene expression; gene cloning; molecular biology; activation of cellular function; glucose sensing. Research includes work with yeast cells, which closely mimic human cells, to determine how information crosses cellular walls and activates specific functions inside. Courses have included: "Recombinant DNA Technology"; "Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics."
Epilepsy; brain tumors; genetics of epilepsy in mice [was the first to identify specific sites on the mouse genome related to epilepsy]; dietary therapies for brain tumors and epilepsy; role and potential role of certain neurochemicals in the development of brain tumors in mice. Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Neurochemistry. Courses have included: "Neurogenetics"; "Developmental Neurobiology."