User:Susan C. Roberts

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Susan C. Roberts (an artistic interpretation)
  • Susan C. Roberts
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 159 Goessmann Lab
  • 686 N. Pleasant St.
  • Amherst, MA, 01003 USA
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I am the PI for the Roberts Lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I learned about OpenWetWare from faculty colleague, and I've joined because I would like to use OpenWetWare to host my lab's website.


  • 1998, PhD, Cornell University
  • 1992, BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Research interests

  1. Interest 1
  2. Interest 2
  3. Interest 3


  • Publications since 2005 are listed below:
  1. Transport of biological molecules in surfactant-alginate composite hydrogels. pmid=21798381
  2. Analysis of aggregate size as a process variable affecting paclitaxel accumulation in Taxus suspension cultures. pmid=21692199
  3. Statistical optimization of single-cell production from Taxus cuspidata plant cell aggregates. pmid=21660862
  4. Flow cytometric methods to investigate culture heterogeneities for plant metabolic engineering. pmid=20552456
  5. Characterization of aggregate size in Taxus suspension cell culture. pmid=20217417
  6. Pharmaceutically active natural product synthesis and supply via plant cell culture technology. pmid=18393488
  7. Hydrogel-perfluorocarbon composite scaffold promotes oxygen transport to immobilized cells. pmid=18293995
  8. Development of a particle bombardment-mediated transient transformation system for Taxus spp. cells in culture. pmid=17725365
  9. Advancements in the understanding of Paclitaxel metabolism in tissue culture. pmid=17691991
  10. Production and engineering of terpenoids in plant cell culture. pmid=17576426
  11. Enhancing oxygen tension and cellular function in alginate cell encapsulation devices through the use of perfluorocarbons. pmid=16917927
  12. Application of colorimetric assays to assess viability, growth and metabolism of hydrogel-encapsulated cells. pmid=16820972
  13. Expression profiling of genes involved in paclitaxel biosynthesis for targeted metabolic engineering. pmid=16793302
  14. Culture of isolated single cells from Taxus suspensions for the propagation of superior cell populations. pmid=16247682
  15. Pluronic F127 as a cell encapsulation material: utilization of membrane-stabilizing agents. pmid=15998236
  16. Flow cytometric identification of Paclitaxel-accumulating subpopulations. pmid=15932283
  17. Cell cycle analysis of Taxus suspension cultures at the single cell level as an indicator of culture heterogeneity. pmid=15812805
  18. Flow cytometric analysis of protein content in Taxus protoplasts and single cells as compared to aggregated suspension cultures. pmid=15449019

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  1. Book1 isbn=0879697164


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