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Jennifer L. Cruise

Professor
Degree
Ph.D., Duke University
Office
OWS 361/Lab: OWS 360
Phone
(651) 962-5236
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5236
Mail
OWS 352
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul MN 55105

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • The role of monomeric GTPases in the regulation of cell attachment, migration, and proliferation.
  • Genomic structure of mammalian gene promoters.
  • Applying the tools of cell biology to questions in population biology.

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

  • Effect of Rap1 proteins on cell proliferation and programmed cell death.
  • Identification of promoter control regions of the human rap1A and rap1B genes.
  • Using mitochondrial function to test fitness predictions of mating system alternatives in an invasive freshwater snail.

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • A. De, S.L. Donahue, A. Tabah, N.E. Castro, N. Mraz, J.L. Cruise, and C. Campbell (2006) A novel interaction of nucleolin with Rad51. BIOCHEM. BIOPHYS. RES. COMMUN. 344:206-214.
  • J.L. Cruise (2001)- Minnesota Academy of Science Annual Meeting St. Paul, MN. "Cell-cycle related expression of Rap1, a ras family member and potential inhibitor of proliferation."  related expression of Rap1, a ras family member and potential inhibitor of proliferation."

 

 

 

 

Summer 2017 Courses

Summer 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
BIOL 462 - 01 Molecular Biology - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OSS 122
CRN: 42496 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Jennifer L. Cruise An investigation of current concepts in molecular biology including gene expression and its regulation, the organization of genetic information, recombinant DNA techniques, oncogenes and genetic engineering. The laboratory consists of a collaborative research project. Four laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 356, 360, or 371. Alternative prerequisites may be accepted with the permission of the instructor.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 462 - 51 Molecular Biology/ Lab - - W - - - - 1330 - 1730 OWS 389
CRN: 42497 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Jennifer L. Cruise An investigation of current concepts in molecular biology including gene expression and its regulation, the organization of genetic information, recombinant DNA techniques, oncogenes and genetic engineering. The laboratory consists of a collaborative research project. Four laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 356, 360, or 371. Alternative prerequisites may be accepted with the permission of the instructor.

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location