Craig Barcus

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Born September 6, 1986 to William Kaylen and Donna Barcus. Claim a 20 year old sister, Jessica.

Graduated Plainfield High School in June 2005 with Indiana Academic Honors.

Currently engaged to Lindsay Wiegman. Wedding bells are on the horizon (June 5, 2010).Image:Lindsay_Wiegman.jpg

Owner and proud papa to a 2 year old Beagle Tayo Image:Tayo_Barcus.jpg

7 month old Husky/Boarder Collie mix Sonya Image:Sonya_Barcus.jpg

Insane 4 month old gray tabby cat Zeke.


I enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, going to sporting events, reading, watching HD football on my big screen, and playing with my dogs.

I also love to shoot archery and my assortment of firearms in a safe and controlled manner.

Research and Education

Currently exploring integrin-ligand interactions on the surface of organically modified peptide ormosils developed in the Rickus Lab.

Also modeling fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2) signaling in neural stem cells to elucidate the role of FGF-2 in neural development and differentiation.

Graduated "With Distinction" from Purdue University with a BS in ABE, specializing in Biological Engineering in May 2009.

Hope to graduate in May 2010 with MS in Biological Engineering and Technology from the ABE department at Purdue University.

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