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Nanette Diffoot Carlo, Ph.D.

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Current Projects with MBRS-SCORE funds:
Nanoscaffolds In Ti Alloys To Enhance Osseointegration

 

Education:

B.S. Biology (1982), University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus , , Mayagüez, PR.
MS. Molecular Genetics (1986), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Ph. D. Molecular Biology/ Virology (1992), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Professional Experience:

2005 - Present

Coordinator Biology Graduate Program and Associate Director, University of Puerto Rico,
Mayagüez, PR.
2000 - Present

Full Professor, Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico,
Mayagüez, PR.
2000

Selected American Role Model in Biomedical Sciences, American Role Model
1995 - 2000

Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico,
Mayagüez, PR.
1992 - 1995

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico,
Mayagüez, PR.

Publications:

  • Omayra Rivera-Denizard, Nannette Diffoot-Carlo, Vivian Navas1 and Paul A. Sundaram2Biocompatibility studies of human fetal osteoblast cells cultured on gamma titanium aluminide, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, June 2007

  • O. Rivera-Denizard, N. Diffoot-Carlo and P. Sundaram, Physiological activities of human fetal osteoblast cells cultured on gamma titanium aluminide determined by immunoassays of collagen type I and osteonectin proteins, NOTIMAT 2005, Cartagena, Colombia, 12-17 September 2005.

  • Diffoot-Carlo, N., Velez Perez, L. and De Jesus Maldonado, I. 2005. Possible Active Origin Of Replication In The Double Stranded Extended Form Of The Left Terminus Of LuIII And Its Implication On The Replication Model Of The Parvovirus. Virology Journal 2005, 2:47

  • Diffoot, N., B.C. Shull, K.C. Chen, E.R. Stout, M. Lederman, and R.C. Bates. 1989. Identical ends are not required for the equal encapsidation of plus –and minus-strand LuIII DNA. J. Virol. 63:3180-3184.

  • Diffoot, N., K.C. Chen, R.C. Bates, and M. Lederman. 1993. The complete nucleotide sequence of parvovirus LuIII and localization of a unique sequence possible responsible for its encapsidation pattern. Virology 192:339-345.B.J.

  • Turner, N. Diffoot, nd E. Rasch. 1992 The Callichthyid Catfish Corydoras aeneus is an unresolved diploid-tetraploid sibling species complex. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwater 3:17-23.



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