Biography

  • BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, 1978-1982
  • PhD in Medical Biochemistry, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1983-1987                                  -.
  • Post-Doctoral Studies in Red Cell Membrane Disorders, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital of Boston and Tufts University MA,  1987-1990
  • Post Doctoral Studies in excitable membrane organization in the nervous system, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke University NC, 1990-1996
  • Staff Scientist (Independent Investigator), Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research, Shrewsbury MA, 1996-1997
  • Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester MA, 1997-2006
  • Research Associate Professor, Nanoscience Center, University of Central Florida, Orlando FL,  2006-2008
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando FL,  2008-2020
  • Tenured Associate Professor, Dept. of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando FL, 2013-
  • Tenured Professor, Dept. of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando FL, 2020-

 

Publications:

For a complete list of publications, please click here.

 

Education & Specialties

  • B.Sc. Biochemistry, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom
  • Ph.D. Medical Biochemistry, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Post-doctoral fellowship at Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • Post-doctoral fellowship with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke University, Durham, NC

Specialty:

  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Glial Cell Biology
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Myelination

Teaching:

  • UCF MD Program (Cellular Function and Medical Genetics, Brain and Behavior Modules)

Research Interests:

  • Myelination and glial cell biology in the peripheral nervous system.
  • Hybrid systems

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