User:Kevin J. Spring

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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.

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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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