Stephanie Schroeder, PhD

Stephanie C. Schroeder

Webster Hall 13
(314) 246-7518 
schroeds@webster.edu

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