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==Contact Info==
 
==Contact Info==
[[Image:OWWEmblem.png|thumb|right|Kevin J. Spring (an artistic interpretation)]]
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*Kevin J. Spring, Ph.D.
 
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*Postdoctoral Fellow
*Kevin J. Spring
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*University of Texas Medical School at Houston
*University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
 
*6431 Fannin St
 
*MSB 4.042
 
 
*Houston, TX, USA 77030  
 
*Houston, TX, USA 77030  
*[[Special:Emailuser/Kevin J. Spring|Email me through OpenWetWare]]
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*Kevin.J.Spring@uth.tmc.edu
 
 
I work in the [[Levental Lab]] at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. I learned about [[OpenWetWare]] from Google search for some procedures, and I've joined because I have some protocols that are not listed in this wiki.
 
  
 
==Education==
 
==Education==
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* 2012, PhD, University of Houston Department of Biology and Biochemistry
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* 2006, BS, University of Houston - Downtown
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* Year, BS, Institute
 
  
 
==Research interests==
 
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My primary motivation is to appropriate biological components to perform new functions, while also gaining insight into biological design.  I study and work on protein design, metabolic engineering, and biological membranes.
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==Favorite Protocols==
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* [http://openwetware.org/wiki/DNA_Synthesis_from_Oligos Gene Synthesis]
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* [http://openwetware.org/wiki/Maloof_Lab:Ultra-competent_E.coli Making ultra-competent cells]
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* [http://openwetware.org/wiki/Making_a_long_term_stock_of_bacteria: Making Long Term Stock of Bacteria]
  
 
==Publications==
 
==Publications==
 
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#2014 pmid=24621257
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#2013 pmid=23437129
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#2013 pmid=23413784
#Book1 isbn=0879697164
 
 
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==Useful links==
 
==Useful links==
*[[OpenWetWare:Welcome|Introductory tutorial]]
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*[http://www.kevinjspring.com Kevin Spring's site]
*[[Help|OpenWetWare help pages]]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinjspring Linkedin]
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*[https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kevin_Spring/ Research Gate]
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*[http://www.levental-lab.com Levental Lab]

Latest revision as of 06:54, 17 March 2014

Contact Info

  • Kevin J. Spring, Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Houston, TX, USA 77030
  • Kevin.J.Spring@uth.tmc.edu

Education

  • 2012, PhD, University of Houston Department of Biology and Biochemistry
  • 2006, BS, University of Houston - Downtown

Research interests

My primary motivation is to appropriate biological components to perform new functions, while also gaining insight into biological design. I study and work on protein design, metabolic engineering, and biological membranes.

Favorite Protocols

Publications

  1. Takahashi MK, Chappell J, Hayes CA, Sun ZZ, Kim J, Singhal V, Spring KJ, Al-Khabouri S, Fall CP, Noireaux V, Murray RM, and Lucks JB. Rapidly characterizing the fast dynamics of RNA genetic circuitry with cell-free transcription-translation (TX-TL) systems. ACS Synth Biol. 2015 May 15;4(5):503-15. DOI:10.1021/sb400206c | PubMed ID:24621257 | HubMed [2014]
  2. Spring KJ and Zufall RA. Chilodonella uncinata is not pathogenic to Culex pipiens mosquitoes. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2013 May-Jun;60(3):317-20. DOI:10.1111/jeu.12028 | PubMed ID:23413784 | HubMed [2013]
  3. Spring KJ, Pham S, and Zufall RA. Chromosome copy number variation and control in the ciliate Chilodonella uncinata. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56413. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0056413 | PubMed ID:23437129 | HubMed [2013]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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