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Kerry-ann Stewart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor / Basic Sciences
Academic Office Location:
Health Career Opportunity Programs
UConn Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3920
Phone: 860-679-3926
Email: kestewart@student.uchc.edu
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.University of ConnecticutMolecular and Cell Biology
OtherUConn School of Medicine - Div. of Endocrinology and MetabolismFGF2 on osteoclastogenesis of bone marrow cells
Ph.D.UConn HealthBiomedical Science

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
Professional TrainingMichigan State UniversityAmerican Society for Microbiology's Kadner Institute for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scientists in preparation for Careers in Microbiology
Professional TrainingHarvard Medical SchoolBiomedical Science Careers Program Skills Workshop & Student Conference
Professional TrainingThe Institute on Teaching and MentoringThe Compact for Faculty Diversity
Professional TrainingNorth Carolina State UniversityBuilding Future Faculty Program
Professional TrainingSimmons CollegeAmerican Socity for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Designing Scientific Teaching Tools for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Workshops

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
INROADS Greater Hartford and Springfield Intership Program at Arch Chemicals Inc., Cheshire CTINROADS
UConn Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE); Torchbearer Honor Award 2004-2005UConn Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers
Laurels Chapter Member 2004 - 2005Board National College Senior Honor Society
UConn New England Scholar: 2004UConn
National Society Member: 2003National Society of Collegiate Scholars
UConn Day of Pride ScholarUConn
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
UConn School of Medicine's Day of Service: Lead Volunteer for the Immaculate Conception Shelter & Housing Corporation, Hartford, CTCommunity ServiceLead VolunteerUConn HealthUniversity20132014
New England Science Symposium, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA: Member of the Planning CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20132015
Catalyst Powering Educational Performance, Middletown, CT: Judge for the middle school student invention competitions (CPEP Day) in Hartford, CTEducation CommitteeJudgeExternalState20132014
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2012
UConn School of Medicine Chapter of the Association of American Medical College's (Group on Women in Medicine and Science)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthNational20122015
Student Services Advisory CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeGraduate School Student RepresentativeUConn HealthUniversity20122013
Student Services Advisory Committee: Graduate School Student RepresentativeEducation CommitteeRepresentativeUConn HealthUniversity20122013
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20112015
Horace V. Davidson Scholarship Committee, Hartford, CTEducation CommitteeMemberExternalState20112015
Commencement CommitteeEducation CommitteePh.D. Student RepresentativeUConn HealthUniversity20102011
Commencement Committee: Ph.D. Student RepresentativeEducation CommitteeRepresentativeUConn HealthUniversity20102011
Marion Smith Hanson Scholarship Luncheon Program, Hartford, CT: Mistress of CeremoniesCommunity ServiceMistress of CeremonioesExternalState20072014
UConn Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE); Pre-College Initiative Chair 2005Education CommitteeMemberUConn-StorrsNational20042006
Laurels Chapter of the Mortar Board National College Senior HonorEducation CommitteeMemberExternalNational20042005
INROADS Greater Hartford and Springfield Intership Program at Arch Chemicals Inc., Cheshire CTEducation CommitteeMemberExternalState20032006
National Society of Collegiate ScholarsEducation CommitteeMemberExternalNational20032015
UConn Day of Pride ScholarEducation CommitteeMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity20022006
UConn New England ScholarEducation CommitteeMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity2004

Journal Articles

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Localization, Quantitation, and Interactions of Germinant Receptor Proteins In the Bacillus subtilis Spore Inner MembraneTalkNorth Carolina State University's Dept. Biological Sciences2014Raleigh, NC
Average Numbers of Germination Proteins in Spores of Bacillus subtilisTalkNew York Unversity's Ctr. for Genomics and Systems Biology2013New York, NY
Levels of Germinant Receptors in the Bacillus subtilis Spore Inner Membrane and their relationship to Spore Germination RatesPosterHarvard Medical School2013Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Effects of Overexpression of Germinant Receptors on Bacillus subtilis Spore Germination Rates and Germination Protein LevelsPosterAmerican Society for Microbiology2012San Francisco, CA
Localization and Quantitation of Germinant Receptor Proteins in Bacillus subtilis Spore Inner MembraneTalkAmerican Society for Microbiology's 2012 Kadner Institute for Grad Students2012Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Effects of Overexpression of Germinant Receptors on Bacillus subtilis Spore Germination Rates and Germination Protein LevelsTalkNew York University's Ctr for Genomics & Systems Biology2012New York, NY