Stephanie Schroeder, PhD

EDUCATION

BS Biochemistry - Purdue University
PhD Molecular Physiology and Biophysics - Vanderbilt University
Post doctoral Research Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics - U of Colorado Health Science Center (UCHSC) 

COURSES FREQUENTLY TAUGHT

Biochemistry I
Biochemistry II
Genetics
Topics in Biology (include Genetics of Cancer, Synthetic Biology)
Gene Expression
Research Methods
Virology
Genetics for Nurse Anesthesia

SENIOR THESIS AREAS OF RESEARCH

Human Systems
                Breast Cancer: effects of soy isoflavones, synthetic and natural estrogens, potential carcinogens, antioxidants
                Ovarian Cancer: effects of soy isoflavones, synthetic and natural estrogens, potential carcinogens, antioxidants
                Liver Cancer: toxicology

Gene Expression
                Yeast: changes in gene expression in response to volatile anesthetics
                Drosophila: changes in gene expression during development in response to volatile anesthetics

Bacterial Systems

                Examination of potential antimicrobial agents (honey, myrrh, herbal essential oils)
                Effects of synthetic and natural estrogens on bacterial growth