Curriculum Vitae
(updated 7/23/2017)

Michael Blaber, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Sciences

College of Medicine

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300

michael.blaber@med.fsu.edu

Tel: (850) 644-3361

Fax: (850) 644-5781

Education

Date

Degree

Institute

9/85-2/90

Ph.D. Biological Chemistry

UC Irvine

Advisor: Dr. Ralph A. Bradshaw

9/76-6/80

B.A. Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

UC Santa Barbara

Professional Experience

Date

Position

Institute

3/15 - present

Cofounder

Trefoil Therapeutics, Inc.

4/10 - 6/17

Faculty, Program in Neurosciences

Florida State University

3/09 - 3/14

Invited Research Fellow

Quantum Beam Science Directorate, Japan Atomic Energy Agency

8/07 - present

Professor of Biomed. Sci.

Florida State University

8/05 - 7/07

Assoc. Prof. of Biomed. Sci.

Florida State University

8/00 - 7/05

Assoc. Prof. of Chemistry

Florida State University

9/94 - present

Faculty, Program in Molecular Biophysics

Florida State University

9/94 - 7/00

Assist. Prof. of Chemistry

Florida State University

3/90 - 7/94

Postdoctoral Fellow

HHMI, U Oregon

Advisor: Dr. Brian W. Matthews

9/80 - 8/85

Research Assoc.

Genentech, Inc.

6/80 - 9/80

Research Assist.

Dionex, Inc.

Awards

Date

Award

Description

2017

U.S. Patent 13/044,723

Method For Development Of A Peptide Building Block Useful For De Novo Protein Design, Blaber, M. and Lee, J.

2017

U.S. Patent 14/707,691

Synthetic Foldable Proteins Generated from Peptide Segments of Folding Nuclei of Reference Proteins, Blaber, M. and Longo, L.M.

2017

U.S. Patent 61/149,823

Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF) 1 with Mutation in the Heparin Binding Domain and Methods of Use to Reduce Blood Glucose, Evans, R., Atkins, A., Downes, M., Yu, R., Blaber, M and Xia, X. (pend.)

2017

U.S. Patent 9,717,217

Small Animal Restraint Harness or Jacket, Blaber, M. and Blaber, S.

2016

Inclusion in "Protein Evolution and Design" special issue

Evolution of a Protein Folding Nucleus, Xia, X., Longo, L.M., Sutherland, M.A. and Blaber, M., Protein Science 25, 1227-1240 PMID: 26610273

2016

2015

2013

U.S. Patent 9,469,680 B2

U.S. Patent 8,962,557

U.S. Patent 8,461,111

Fibroblast Growth Factor Mutants Having Improved Functional Half-Life And Methods Of Their Use, Blaber, M. and Lee, J.

2015

Journal Cover Article

Structural basis for acceptor-substrate recognition of UDP-glucose: anthocyanidin 3-O-glucosyltransferase from Clitoria ternatea, Hiromoto, T., Honjo, E., Tamada, T., Noda, N., Kazuma, K., Suzuki, M., Blaber, M. and Kuroki, R., Protein Science 24, 395-407 PMID: 25556637

2015

Inclusion in "Two Decades of Excellence in Biotechnology" special issue

Mutation Choice to Eliminate Buried Free Cysteines in Protein Therapeutics, Xia, X., Longo, L.M. and Blaber, M. J. Pharm. Sci. 104, 566–576 PMID: 25312595

2015

FSU Art in STEM Award

X-ray Crystallography Structure of "Protofoil" a Designed Symmetric Protein (Connie Tenorio and Liam Longo)

2014

U.S. Patent 13/963,023

Design of FGF-1 Mutants to Effectively Eliminate Reactive Cysteine Residues, Blaber, M. and Xia, X. (pend.)

2014

Journal Cover Article

Symmetric Protein Architecture in Protein Design: Top-Down Symmetric Deconstruction, Longo, L. and Blaber, M., Protein Design, Meth. Molec. Biol. 1216:161-82 PMID: 25213415

2013

Licensed IP

Trefoil Therapeutics, Inc., Mutants of Fibroblast Growth Factor-1

2013

Licensed IP

Lomir Biomedical Inc., Small Animal Restraint Harness

2013

Outstanding Senior Faculty Researcher Award

College of Medicine, Florida State University

2013

Kasha Award for Best Publication in Molecular Biophysics Faculty of 1000 Citation

Simplified Protein Design Biased for Pre-Biotic Amino Acids Yields a Foldable, Halophilic Protein, Longo, L., Lee, J. and Blaber, M., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A.  110, 2135-2139 PMID: 23341608

2013

Poster Award

Life Sciences Symposium, Florida State University

2012

Protein Science Best Paper Award

Experimental Support for the Foldability-Function Tradeoff Hypothesis:  Segregation of the Folding Nucleus and Functional Regions in FGF-1, Longo, L., Lee, J. and Blaber, M., Prot. Sci. 21, 1911-1920 PMID: 23047594

2012

2012

2012

2010

U.S. Patent 8,119,776

U.S. Patent 8,153,770

U.S. Patent 8,153,771

U.S. Patent 7,659,379

Mutants of Human Fibroblast Growth Factor Having Increased Stability and/or Mitogenic Potency, Blaber, M. and Dubey, V.K.

2012

Journal Cover Article

Structure and Function of d1-Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid (THCA) Synthase, the Enzyme Controlling the Psychoactivity of Cannabis sativa, Shoyama, Y., Tamada, T., Kurihara, K., Takeuchi, A., Taura, F., Arai, S., Blaber, M., Shoyama, Y., Morimoto, S. and Kuroki, R., J. Mol. Biol. 423, 96-105 PMID: 22766313

2012

Innovator Award

Florida State University

2011

Journal Cover Article Faculty of 1000 Citation

A polypeptide "building block" for the ß-trefoil fold identified by "top-down symmetric deconstruction", Lee, J., Blaber, S., Dubey, V. and Blaber, M., J. Mol. Biol. 407, 744–763 PMID: 21315087

2011

Faculty of 1000 Citation

Experimental support for the evolution of symmetric protein architecture from a simple peptide motif, Lee, J. and Blaber, M., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 108, 126-130 PMID: 21173271

2010

U.S. Patent 7,754,216

Method of Treating Multiple Sclerosis with Anti-K6 Antibody, Scarisbrick, I.A., Blaber, S.I., Blaber, M. and Rodriguez, M.

2010

U.S. Patent 7,790,682

Engineered Human Acidic Fibroblast Growth Factors and Associated Methods, Blaber, M. and Brych, S.

2010

Innovator Award

Florida State University

2010

2010

2009

U.S. Patent 7,776,825

U.S. Patent 7,696,171

U.S. Patent 7,595,296

Mutant Polypeptides of Fibroblast Growth Factor 1, Blaber, M. and Dubey, V.K.

2009

E.K. Frey-E. Werle Commemorative Gold Medal

KLK peptidases: Structural biology, enzymology and activation profiles

2008

European Patent 1,513,553 B1

Methods and Materials for Treating and Diagnosing Kallikrein-6 Related Inflammatory Conditions, Scarisbrick, I.A., Blaber, S.I. and Blaber, M.

2007

Outstanding Senior Faculty Researcher Award

College of Medicine, Florida State University

2007

Innovator Award

Florida State University

2006

Innovator Award

Florida State University

2005

Faculty of 1000 Citation

Sequence-Swapping does not Result in Conformation-Swapping for the β4/β5 and β8/β9 β-Hairpin Turns in Human Acidic Fibroblast Growth Factor, Kim, J., Lee, J., Brych, S.R., Logan, T.M. and Blaber, M., Prot. Sci. 14, 351-359 PMID: 15632285

2005

Tenure

College of Medicine, Florida State University

2004

Journal Cover Article

An Atomic Resolution Structure for Human Fibroblast Growth Factor-1, Bernett, M.J., Somasundaram, T. and Blaber, M. Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics 57, 626-634 PMID: 15382229

2004

Innovator Award

Florida State University

2003

Journal Cover Article

Accommodation of a highly symmetric core within a symmetric protein superfold, Brych, S.R., Kim, J., Logan, T.M. and Blaber, M., Protein Science 12, 2704 - 2718 PMID: 14627732

2002

Faculty Ranking #1

Department of Chemistry, Florida State University

2000

Tenure

College of Arts and Sciences, Florida State University

1999

University Teaching Award

Undergraduate General Chemistry, Florida State University

1995

First Year Assistant Professor Award

Florida State University

1993

U.S. Patent 5,219,569

Protease Resistant Urokinase, Blaber, M., Heyneker, H.L. and Vehar, G.A.

1993

Journal Cover Article

Synthetic Chimeras of Mouse Growth Factor-associated Glandular Kallikreins. I. Kinetic Properties, Blaber, M., Isackson, P.J., Burnier, J.P., Marsters, J.C.Jr. and Bradshaw, R.A. Prot. Sci. 2, 1210-1219 PMID: 8401206

1990

N.I.H. Postdoctoral Fellowship GM13709-01

HHMI, University of Oregon

1989

Earl C. Anthony Dissertation Fellowship

U.C. Irvine

1986

N.I.H. Predoctoral Fellowship GM07134-11

U.C. Irvine

Teaching

Date

Course

2017 F

PAS 5025 Fundamentals of Clinical Physiology

3 Lectures

2017 F

PAS 5045 Integrated Clinical Sciences

4 Lectures

2017 F

PAS 5071 Clinical Pharmacology I

12 Lectures

2017 Su

GMS 6001 Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

2 Lectures

2014 - 2017 Sp

IHS 4120 Frontiers in Medicine

Course Director

2008 - 2017 Sp

BMS 5525 Bioregulation

2 Lectures

2005 - 2009 F, 2010 Sp, 2011 F

BMS 6601 General Pathology & Immunology

Small group facilitation

2009 - 2010 Sp, 2011 F

BMS 6401 Medical Pharmacology

Small group facilitation

2009 F

BMS 6301 General Medical Microbiology

Small group facilitation

2007 Sp

BMS 6204 Medical Biochemistry

Course Co-Director

2006 - 2009 Sp

BMS 6520 Systemic Physiology

Small group facilitation

2006 - 2007 Sp

BMS 6204 Medical Biochemistry

Small group facilitation

2006 Sp

BMS 6001 Epigenetics

1 Lecture

2005 - 2006 F

BMS 6110C Clinical Microanatomy

Small group facilitation

2004 Sp

BCH4053L Biochemistry Lab

Development of web-based lectures:

http://mikeblaber.org/oldwine/BCH4053l/bch4053l.htm

2002 - 2004 Sp

BMS 6204 Medical Biochemistry

7 Lectures

2001 - 2003 F

BCH4053 Biochemistry I

Course Director

2001

BCH4053 Biochemistry I

Development of web-based lectures:

http://mikeblaber.org/oldwine/BCH4053/bch4053.htm

2000 - 2003 Sp

CHM1046 General Chemistry II

Course Director

2000

CHM1046 General Chemistry II

Development of web-based lectures:

http://mikeblaber.org/oldwine/chm1046/chm1046.htm

1999 Su

CHM1045 General Chemistry I (distance learning)

Course Director

1999

CHM1045 General Chemistry I

Development of web-based lectures:

http://mikeblaber.org/oldwine/chm1045/chm1045.htm

1996, 1998 - 2000 F

CHM 1045 General Chemistry I

Course Director

1996

BCH5425 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Development of web-based lectures:

http://mikeblaber.org/oldwine/bch5425/bch5425.htm

1996 - 1999 Sp

BCH 5425 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Course Director

1995 Sp

BCH5887 Protein Structure and Stability

Course Director

Postdoctoral Fellows Trained

Date

Name

Program/Awards

2009 - 2010

Dr. Hyesook Yoon

Biomedical Sciences

2013 Third Place Platform Presentation Award, 5th International Symposium on Kallikreins and Kallikrein Related Peptidases

2007 - 2010

Dr. Jihun Lee

Biomedical Sciences

2010 Outstanding Achievement as a Postdoctoral Scholar Award

Faculty of 1000 Citation: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 108, 126-130 (2011)

Faculty of 1000 Citation: J. Mol. Biol. 407, 744–763 (2011)

U.S. Patent 8,461,111; 8,962,557; 9,469,680 B2; 13/044,723 (pend.)

2007 - 2008

Dr. Akshaya Meher

Biomedical Sciences

2004 - 2006

Dr. Vikash K. Dubey

Molecular Biophysics

U.S. Patent 7,595,296; 7,659,379; 7,696,171; 7,776,825; 8,119,776; 8,153,770; 8,153,771

2004 - 2005

Dr. Jhimli Dasgupta

Molecular Biophysics

1999 - 2000

Dr. Steven Whitten

Molecular Biophysics

1998

Dr. Ramesh Badisa

Molecular Biophysics

1997 - 1999

Dr. Sumit Khurana

Molecular Biophysics

Graduate Students - Major Professor

Date

Name

Degree

Thesis Title/Awards

2014 - present

Connie A. Tenorio-Zambrano

Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences

(TBA)

2016 Randolph L. Rill Outstanding Graduate Student Award

2011 - 2015

Xue Xia

Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences

Engineering Fibroblast Growth Factor-1 (FGF-1) as a Human Therapeutic

U.S. Patent 61/149,823 (pend.); 13/963,023 (pend.);

2010 - 2014

Liam M. Longo

Ph.D. Molecular Biophysics

Symmetry and Simplicity in Protein Evolution and Design

Faculty of 1000 Citation: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 110, 2135-2139 (2013)

2013 Kasha Award for Outstanding Publication

2013 2nd Place Poster Award, 4th Annual FSU Life Sciences Symposium

2012 Protein Society Award for Outstanding Publication

U.S. Patent 14/707,691 (pend.)

2011 - 2013

Helen Phipps

Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences

Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Kallikrein-related Peptidase 6

2010 - 2011

Sara Jackson

M.S. Biomedical Science

 

2005 - 2010

Cristina Russo

Ph.D. Molecular Biophysics

Salt-dependence of protein-DNA binding: insights into protein electrostatics and redesign

(Co-advisor: Dr. Marcia Fenley, Physics)

2005 - 2008

Hyesook Yoon

Ph.D. Chemistry

Activation profiles and regulatory cascades of the Human Kallikrein-related peptidases

2005 - 2006

Nikki Held

M.S. Chemistry

 

2003 - 2007

Jihun Lee

Ph.D. Chemistry

Characterization of the Effects of b-Turn Sequence on Protein Stability, Folding Kinetics, Functionality and Turn Structure

2002 - 2006

Gurunathan Laxmikanthan

Ph.D. Chemistry

An Insight into the Structure, Function and Activation Cascades of the Classical Human Kallikreins

AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

2002 - 2005

Jocelyn Dudley

M.S. Chemistry

NSF GK-12 Fellowship

2001-2004

Matthew J. Bernett

Ph.D. Chemistry

High-Resolution Structures of the Proteins Human Kallikrein 6 and Human Fibroblast Growth Factor-1: Structure and Function Relationships

1999 - 2004

Stephen R. Brych

Ph.D. Chemistry

A Redesigned Hydrophobic Core of a Symmetric Protein Superfold with Increased Primary Structure Symmetry

NSF Fellowship

U.S. Patent 7,790,682

1999 - 2003

Jaewon Kim

Ph.D. Chemistry

Structure and Biophysical Characterization of b-turn of Human Acidic Fibroblast Growth Factor

Faculty of 1000 Citation: Prot. Sci. 14, 351-359 (2005)

1998 - 2002

Gulsah Sanli

Ph.D. Chemistry

Expression and Structural Characterization of 2,5-Diketo-D-Gluconic Acid Reductase : A Commercially Important Enzyme for Biosynthesis of Vitamin C

1998 - 1999; 2002

Heidi Wenger

M.S. Chemistry

 

1996 - 2000

Frank J. Culajay

M.S. Biological Science

Thermodynamic Characterization of Mutations of Human Acidic Fibroblast Growth Factor

1995 - 2002

Daniel Adamek

Ph.D. Molecular Biophysics

Characterization of the Hydrophobic Cavity of Interleukin 1-Beta

(Co-advisor: Dr. Donald L.D. Caspar, Biological Science)

1994 - 1996

Aleksandar Popovic

M.S. Chemistry

 

1994 - 1996

Elodie Lang

M.S. Chemistry

 

Medical Student Research Supervisor

Date

Name

Project

2017

Bhavi Patel

Age- and Sex-related Dermal Healing in the BALB/cByJ Mouse

2013

Joseph P. Babcock

Accelerated Healing due to Engineered “Second-Generation” Fibroblast Growth Factor-1

Graduate Students - Graduate Committee

Date

Name

Program

2017 - present

Jamie Johnston

Biomedical Sciences

2016 - present

Weijia Leng

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2015 - present

Alan Shomo

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2015 - 2017

Anthony Banks

Molecular Biophysics

2014 - present

Joseph Pennington

Molecular Biophysics

2014 - present

Archishman Ghosh

Molecular Biophysics

2013 - present

Emily Lee

Biological Science

2012 - 2013

Erick Aitchison

Molecular Biophysics

2012 - 2016

Yeqing Tao

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2011 - 2015

Anna Kozlova Wright

Molecular Biophysics

2011 - 2015

Miles Bradshaw

Biological Science

2010 - 2016

Xue Wang

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2010 - 2014

Joey Bowler

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2010 - 2012

Yuan Mao

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2010 - 2013

Qian Zhang

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2010 - 2013

Santosh Valeja

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2010 - 2011

Ian Walton

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2009 - 2013

Anna Lomasney

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2009

Van Quach

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2009 - 2011

Robert Harris

Molecular Biophysics

2009 - 2010

Robert Demont

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2008 - 2011

Larry Walker

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2008 - 2010

Xu Wang

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2008 - 2010

Casey O'Brien

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2007 - 2011

Bodhand Dhole

Biological Science

2007 - 2011

Deepa Salagala

Molecular Biophysics

2007 - 2011

Qiyu Zhu

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2006 - 2009

Jyotica Batra

Physics

2006 - 2009

Alex Chew

Molecular Biophysics

2006 - 2007

Richard Chi

Biological Science

2006 - 2007

Lee Miller

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2006 - 2007

Boris Breiner

Chemistry & Biochemistry

2005 - 2011

Karen Alvarez-Delfin

Biological Science

2005 - 2008

Pallavi Tawdi

Biological Science

2005 - 2008

Shenping Wu

Molecular Biophysics

2005 - 2007

Heather Ongley

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2005 - 2007

Ramzi Alsallaq

Molecular Biophysics

2004 - 2008

Zhang, Xiaojun

Biological Science

2004 - 2006

Mioara Larion

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2004 - 2006

Sumiko Takahashi

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2003 - 2007

Sri Oruganti

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2003 - 2006

Maria Semavina

Molecular Biophysics

2003 - 2007

Ilker Sen

Molecular Biophysics

2003 - 2007

Sunjin Jo

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2003 - 2005

Geoffrey C. Klein

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2002 - 2007

Yun Kang

Biological Science

2001 - 2007

Weishu Bu

Molecular Biophysics

2000 - 2003

Mohammad Yousef

Molecular Biophysics

1999 - 2000

Laura Mertz

Chemistry

1998 - 2004

James Gattis

Chemistry

1998 - 2002

Pamela Twigg

Molecular Biophysics

1998 - 2000

Maria Elena Vasquez

Mathematics

1998 - 1999

Anne Stone

Molecular Biophysics

1998 - 1999

Jeffery Haber

Molecular Biophysics

1997 - 2001

Alla Korpanova

Molecular Biophysics

1996 - 2001

Scott Olenych

Biological Science

1996 - 2001

Ana deCarvalho

Biological Science

1996 - 2001

Virginia A. Gottschalk

Biological Science

1996 - 2001

Eric Fontano

Molecular Biophysics

1996 - 1999

Brian Patterson

Chemistry

1996 - 1998

Ken Mann

Biological Science

1996 - 1997

Li Zhang

Chemistry

1996 - 1997

Paul Schmidt

Chemistry

1996 - 1996

John H. Evans IV

Biological Science

1995 - 1997

Delbert D. Bauzon

Chemistry

1994 - 1997

Zivana Tezak

Biological Science

Undergraduate Students

Date

Name

Program

2017 Su

Brooke Hagerott

Directed Independent Studies

2017 Su

Jake Golden

Directed Independent Studies

2017 Su

Brett Powell

Directed Independent Studies

2016 F - 2017 Sp

Justin Bartell

Directed Independent Studies

2016 F

Nicole Grubb

Directed Independent Studies

2016 Su

Luis Adrian Tenorio

High School Internship

2016 Sp

Rolando Gerena

Directed Independent Studies

2016 Sp

Rachel Drummey

Honors Thesis Committee

2015 F - 2017 Sp

2017 Su - present

Brandon Parker

Directed Independent Studies

Honors Thesis

2015 Sp

2015 Su - 2015 F

Mason Sutherland

Directed Independent Studies

Honors Thesis

Evolution of a Protein Folding Nucleus, Xia, X., Longo, L.M., Sutherland, M.A. and Blaber, M., Prot. Sci. 25, 1227-1240 (2016)

2014 Su - 2015 Sp

Andres Crucet-Choi

Directed Independent Studies

2014 Sp - 2015 F

Anneliese Morrison

Honors Thesis Committee

2013 Su

Ashley Pitt

Honors Thesis Committee

2013 Sp

Michelle Krotec

Directed Independent Studies

2012 Su - 2012 F

Gabriela Balicas

Directed Independent Studies

2012 Sp

Connie A. Tenorio-Zambrano

Directed Independent Studies

2011 Sp - 2011 F

Joseph Babcock

Directed Independent Studies

2010 F - 2011 Sp

Jonathan Truong

Directed Independent Studies

2010 Sp - 2010 F

Michael Binner

Directed Independent Studies

2009 Su

Elise Gunzburger

Research Assistant

2008 Su - 2010 Sp

Winston Lee

Research Assistant

2008 Su - 2008 F

Annalise Smith

Directed Independent Studies

2008 Sp - 2009 Sp

Eric Aspinwall

Directed Independent Studies

X-ray Structure and Biophysical Properties of Rabbit Fibroblast Growth Factor-1, Lee, J., Blaber, S.I., Irsigler, A., Aspinwall, E. and Blaber, M., Acta Cryst. F. 65, 1097-1104 (2009)

2007 F - 2009 F

Miles Bradshaw

Honors Thesis Committee

2007 F

2008 Sp - 2008 F

Farhan Abdul Rashid

Work study

Directed Independent Studies

2007 F - 2008 Sp

Marni Becker

Directed Independent Studies

2007 F

Collin Tully

Volunteer Research Assistant

2006 Su

Chris Carr

Directed Independent Studies

2006 Sp

Sharmeel Maraj

Directed Independent Studies

2006 Sp

Jazmin Overton

Directed Independent Studies

2005 F - 2007 F

Benjamin Katz

Honors Thesis Committee

2005 F - 2009 Sp

Liam Longo

Directed Independent Studies

American Cancer Society Fisher Undergraduate Fellowship (2008)

FSU Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (URACE) Award (2008)

A Logical OR Redundancy within the Asx-Pro-Asx-Gly Type I β-turn Motif, Lee, J., Dubey, V.K., Longo, L.M. and Blaber, M. J. Mol. Biol. 377, 1251-1264 (2008)

2005 Sp - 2006 Sp

Mei-Ling Shotts

Directed Independent Studies

2005 Sp

2005 Su - 2006 Sp

Lauren Seabrooks

Directed Independent Studies

Hughes Fellow

2005 Sp

Laura Griffith

Directed Independent Studies

2004 F - 2006 Sp

Aaron Rodriguez

Directed Independent Studies

Activation Profiles and Regulatory Cascades of the Human Kallikrein-related Peptidases, Yoon, H., Laxmikanthan, G., Lee, J., Blaber, S.I., Rodriguez, A., Kogot, J.M., Scarisbrick. I.A. and Blaber, M., J. Biol. Chem. 282, 31852-31864 (2007)

2004 F

Shadee Thomas Lake

Directed Independent Studies

2004 Su - 2005 Sp

John Jacob

Hughes Fellow

2003 F - 2004 Sp

2004 Su - 2005 Sp

Michael Miller

Directed Independent Studies

Hughes Fellow

2003 Su - 2004 Sp

Jamie Woodcock

Directed Independent Studies

2003 Su - 2004 Sp

Stephen Viel

Directed Independent Studies

2002 F - 2003 Sp

Joanna Balsamo

Directed Independent Studies

2001 F - 2003 Sp

Nicholas Frost

Directed Independent Studies

American Cancer Society Fisher Undergraduate Fellowship (2002)

2001 Su - 2002 Su

Scott Agbuya

Directed Independent Studies

2001 Su - 2002 Su

Ginger Spielmann

Directed Independent Studies

2001 Su - 2002 F

Jenni Chikar

Directed Independent Studies

2001 Su - 2002 F

Kim Pause

Directed Independent Studies

2000 F

Stephen Klusza

Honors Thesis Committee

2000 F

Colleen Mulvey

Honors Thesis Committee

2000 F

Michele Blanco

Directed Independent Studies

2000 Su

William Paneral

Directed Independent Studies

2000 Sp

Amy Peterson

Honors Thesis Committee

2000 Sp

Binitie Odian

Honors Thesis Committee

1999 F

Cherra Pumphrey

Directed Independent Studies

1999 F - 2000 Sp

John Davis

Directed Independent Studies

Protein Thermal Characterization and Parameter Analysis: A Rapid, Flexible Analysis on the Windows Platform, Grek, S., Davis, J.K., and Blaber, M. Thirty-Second Southeastern Symposium on System Theory Proceedings, Roberts, R.G. and Simons, F.O., Jr., Eds. (2000) pp. 41-45

An Efficient, Flexible-Model Program for the Analysis of Differential Scanning Calorimetry Data, Grek, S., Davis, J. and Blaber, M. Prot. Pep. Lett. 6, 429-436 (2001)

2000 Sp

Sarah Brockway

Honors Thesis Committee

1999 Sp

Nathan Noble

Directed Independent Studies

1998 F - 1999 Sp

David Kennedy

Directed Independent Studies

1998 Sp - 1999 Sp

Kesha Williams

Directed Independent Studies

NSF Undergraduate Fellowship (1998)

1997 Sp

Jaime Schiller

Directed Independent Studies

1997 Sp

Emily Earp

Directed Independent Studies

1997 Sp - 2000 Su

Sasha Grek

Directed Independent Studies

American Cancer Society Fisher Fellowship (1997)

Florida Space Grant Consortium Fellowship (1998)

American Cancer Society Fisher Fellowship (1999)

Caffrey Fellowship (1999)

An Efficient, Flexible-Model Program for the Analysis of Differential Scanning Calorimetry Data, Grek, S., Davis, J. and Blaber, M. Prot. Pep. Lett. 6, 429-436 (2001)

Protein Thermal Characterization and Parameter Analysis: A Rapid, Flexible Analysis on the Windows Platform, Grek, S., Davis, J.K., and Blaber, M. Thirty-Second Southeastern Symposium on System Theory Proceedings, Roberts, R.G. and Simons, F.O., Jr., Eds. (2000) pp. 41-45

1996 F

Jorge Hernandez

Directed Independent Studies

1996 Su

Stephanie Dillon

Directed Independent Studies

1996 Sp

William Greenleaf

Honors Thesis

1995 Sp - 1996 Sp

Cinthia Hahm

Directed Independent Studies

1995 Su - 1995 F

Daniel Adamek

Directed Independent Studies

1995 Sp

Amanda Childers

Honors Thesis

1995 Sp

Nicole Alavi

Honors Thesis

Service

Date

Position

Organization

Editorial and Advisory Boards

1/2017 - 12/2019

1/2014 - 12/2016

Editorial Advisory Board Member

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

11/2013 - present

Cofounder, Scientific Advisory Board Member

Trefoil Therapeutics, Inc.

8/2010 - present

Editorial Board Member

Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics

7/2010 - 6/2013

Editorial Board Member

Research and Reports in Biology

4/2016 - present

8/2008 - 3/2016

Founding Editor

Editor for Protein Section

Journal of Proteins and Proteomics

12/2008 - 12/2009

Cofounder, Scientific Advisory Board Member

Zign Therapeutics, LLC.

1/2008 – 12/2008

Scientific Advisory Board Member

CardioVascular BioTherapeutics, Inc.

1/2006 - 12/2008

1/2003 - 12/2005

Editorial Advisory Board Member

Protein Science

6/2001 - 8/2006

Editorial Board Member

Molecular and Cellular Proteomics

Peer Review

2015

Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Air Force Defense Research Sciences Program

8/2013

National Science Foundation, Molecular Biochemistry Ad hoc.

2/2008

N.I.H. Macromolecular Structure and Function (MSFC) Study Section Ad hoc.

8/2005

National Science Foundation, Integrative Organismal Biology Panel Ad hoc.

10/2004 - 4/2008

National Science Foundation, Molecular Biochemistry Panel

10/2004 - 10/2006

American Heart Association, Cell Function & Metabolism

9/2004

National Science Foundation, Molecular Biochemistry Ad hoc.

8/2004

National Science Foundation, Molecular Biophysics Ad hoc.

6/2004

N.I.H. High End Shared Instrumentation ZRG1 BPC-D 30 1

3/2004

American Heart Association, Southern and Ohio Valley Research Consortium, Committee 3A

2001

NASA (NRA 00-HEDS-03 Cellular and Macromolecular Biotechnology), Structural Biology Panel

1996 - 2003

American Cancer Society, Florida Division

1996, 2000, 2005

Petroleum Research Foundation Ad hoc.

Organizer/Officer

2012

International Advisory Board, International Interdisciplinary Science Conference (I-ISC, 2012) on Protein Folding and Disease, New Delhi, India

2012

Session Chair, Tracks 1-9, OMICS Group International Conference on Regenerative & Functional Medicine, San Antonio

2011

Chair, International Scientific Advisory Board, 4th International Symposium on Kallikreins and Kallikrein-related Peptidases

2011 - 2013

Chair, Organizing Committee, Life Sciences Symposium, Florida State University