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DehnerDr. Carolyn Dehner

Professor, Chemistry

 

Selected Publications

2014 Dehner, C.A. Why do proteins have quaternary structure- non-allosteric proteins. In The Encyclopediaof Molecular Life Sciences. Springer-Verlag New York. In press.

2013 Dehner, C.A., Cote, P.C., Regan-Mochrie, G., White-Ziegler, C.A. Temperature regulates genesprimarily involved in virulence and motility in uropathogenic Escherichia coli. In preparation.

2013  Dehner, C.A., Behera, R., Theil, E.C., Maurice, P.A., DuBois J.L. Ferritin and ferrihydrite nanoparticlesas iron sources for Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 18 (3): 371-381.

2012 Kuhn, K.M., Dehner, C.A., DuBois, J.L., and Maurice P.A. Iron acquisition from natural organic matter by an aerobic Pseudomonas mendocina bacterium: Siderophores and cellular iron status. Geomicrobiology J. 29 (9): 780-791.

2011  Mayfield, J.A., Dehner, C.A., DuBois, J.L. Recent advances in bacterial heme protein biochemistry. Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 15 (2): 260-266.

2010  Dehner, C.A., Barton, L., Maurice, P.A., DuBois, J.L. Size-dependent bioavailability of hematite (α-Fe2O3) nanoparticles to a common aerobic bacterium. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45 (3): 977-983.

2010  Dehner, C.A., Awaya, J.D., Maurice, P.A., DuBois, J.L. Role of siderophores, oxalate, and ascorbate in mobilization of iron from hematite by the aerobic bacterium Pseudomonas mendocina. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 76 (7): 2041-8.

2003 Kemal, K.S., Foley, B., Burger, H., Anastos, K., Minkoff, H., Kitchen, C., Philpott, S.M., Gao, W., Robinson, E., Holman, S., Dehner, C., Beck, S., Meyer, W.A., Landay, A., Kovacs, A., Bremer, J.,
Weiser, B. HIV-1 in genital tract and plasma of women: Compartmentalization of viral sequences, coreceptor usage, and glycosylation. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 100 (22): 12972-12977.

 

AWARDS, HONORS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, member (2012-present)

McPherson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biochemistry, recipient (2011-present)

Bayer Predoctoral Fellowship, recipient (2009-2011)

American Society of Microbiology, member (2010-present)

American Chemical Society, member (2008-present)

Contact Information

Carolyn.Dehner@mcla.edu

Office: CSI 308B

413.662.5177

 

Education

Summer 2011 Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
Dissertation: "Insights into iron acquisition from mineral sources by pseudomonads"
Advisor: Jennifer L. DuBois

Spring 2000 B.S. Biochemistry, State University of New York, College at Geneseo Geneseo, NY

Courses Taught

CHEM 150: Introduction to Chemistry I & Labs

CHEM 152: Introduction to Chemistry II and Labs

CHEM 490: Chemistry Seminar

BIOL 360: Biochemistry

BIOL 361: Advanced Biochemistry