Dr. Ron Zimmerman

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Areas of Specialty
Cell Biology
Immunology
Biochemistry

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Courses taught
Cell Biology(Fall Semester)
Immunology (Spring Semesters)
DNA Fingerprinting (Freshman Semester, Fall 2005)
The Ecology and Natural History of the Colorado Plateau (Fleximester 2003)
Serengeti Safari (Maymester 2010)

Colorado Plateau Photo Gallery

Publications and Articles
Caitlin Rinz, Ron Zimmerman, Tim Wood (2009), Screening for Medium Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Adults in South Carolina. Proceedings of the National Conference of Undergraduate Research.

Matt Madden, Ron Michaelis, Ron Zimmerman (2003), The Involvement of Mutations in G Protein Receptor 50 (GPR50) in X-Linked Mental Retardation (XLMR). Bulletin of the South Carolina Academy of Science.

Jenny Bell, Sarah Plank, Ron Michaelis, Ron Zimmerman (2000), Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein 2 and Its Link to Autism. Bulletin of the South Carolina Academy of Science.

Sarah Plank, Jenny Bell, Ron Michaelis, Ron Zimmerman (2000), Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Gene and Its Link to Autism. Bulletin of the South Carolina Academy of Science.

R.C. Zimmerman and C.E. Carter (1995), In Vitro Culture of Schistosoma japonicum Eggs: Synthesis and Release of a 140 Kilodalton Glycoprotein with Leucine Aminopeptidase Activity. Acta Medica Philippina 31 (3): 87-102.

J.D. Liberatos, R.C. Zimmerman, C.E. Carter (1992), In Vitro Culture of Schistosoma japonicum Eggs: Synthesis of a 70 kilodalton Heat Shock Protein. Proceedings of the Lousiana Academy of Sciences.

J.D.Liberatos, R.C. Zimmerman, C.E. Carter (1989), In Vitro Culture of Schistosoma japonicum Eggs: Synthesis of an Immunogenic 70 Kilodalton Heat Shock Protein (HSP-70). FASEB Journal 3 (4):1340.

Honors Research Projects
Caitlin Rinz (2009-2010) Screening for Medium Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Adults in South Carolina.

Sean Foley (2008), Do Mutations in the MAGT1 Gene Cause Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation?

Vidya Fleetwood (2007), Do Mutations in SLC35A Cause Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation?

Thomas Knackstedt (2007) Genetic Mutations of Cohen’s Syndrome.

Katie Thomas (2006), Genetic Mutations in C.H.A.R.G.E. Syndrome.

Matt Madden (2003), The Involvement of Mutations in G Protein Receptor 50 (GPR50) in X-Linked Mental Retardation (XLMR).

Andrew Evans (2001), Defective Herpes Virus Expressing GAD65 Injected into the Inferior Colliculus.

Jenny Bell (2000), Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein 2 and Its Link to Autism.

Sarah Plank (2000), A Polymorphic Tetranucleotide Repeat Within the NF1 Gene and its Possible Link to Autism.

Julie Adair (1999), Sequencing of the SALL1 Gene for Mutations in Townes-Brocks Syndrome.

Meredith Koegler (1996-97), Determination of the Phylogenetic Relationship between Three Subspecies of Wild Turkey using the Sequence of the 28S Ribosomal RNA Gene D1 Region.

Craig Sanders (1996), Phylogeny of the Family Ictaluridae Based on the Nucleotide Sequence of the 28S Ribosomal RNA Gene.

David Wilkes (1996), DNA Nucleotide Sequence and Restriction Enzyme Map of the 28S Ribosomal RNA Gene of the North American Wild Turkey Meleagris gallapavo.

Hearon McCravy (1994), Determination of the Relative Phylogeny of the Seahorse (Hippocampus sp.) from the Sequence of the 28S Ribosomal RNA Gene.

Andrew Welch II (1994), Phylogeny of the Pipefish (Sygnathus floridae) from the Sequence of the 28S Ribosomal RNA Gene.