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Zechiedrich Laboratory

Houston, Texas

Supercoils in architecture echo the structure of DNA.
Zechiedrich Lab
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Truston Bodine

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Graduate Student
June 2011 – Present
Medical Scientist Training Program, M.D./Ph.D.

Phone: 713-798-5127
Fax: 713-798-7475

2008 BA Biology Magna Cum Laude, University of Utah
2008 Undergraduate Research Scholar, University of Utah
2008 Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, University of Utah
2002-2008 Dean’s List, University of Utah


Michelle C. Swick, Michael A. Evangelista equal contributor, Truston J. Bodine equal contributor, Jeremy R. Easton-Marks, Patrick Barth, Minita J. Shah, Christina A. Bormann Chung ,Sarah Stanley, Stephen F. McLaughlin, Clarence C. Lee, Vrunda Sheth, Quynh Doan, Richard J. Hamill, Lynn Zechiedrich Novel Conserved Genotypes Correspond to Antibiotic Resistance Phenotypes of E. coli Clinical Isolates. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65961. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065961

Swick, M.C., Easton-Marks, J.R., Bodine, T. J., Shah, M.J., Bormann Chung, C.A., Stanley, S., McLaughlin, S.F., Lee, C.C., Sheth, V., Doan, Q., Hamill, R.J., Steffen, D., Becnel, L.B., Sucgang, R., and Zechiedrich, L. Conserved genomic variations in E. coli clinical isolates correlate with fluoroquinolone resistance phenotypes. submitted

Published Abstracts
Jakacky, J., Catanese, D.J. Jr., Bodine, T. J., Fogg, J. M., Hu, P., and Zechiedrich, L., "Minivector DNA is a New Tool for Gene Therapy" (2011) MD Anderson Trainee Research competition, Houston, TX. Poster.
Catanese, D.J. Jr., Fogg, J. M., Bodine, T. J., Schrock, D. E. II, Gilbert, B. E., and Zechiedrich, L., "Supercoiled Minivector DNA Survives Human Serum and the Mechanical Forces Associated With Gene Therapy Delivery" (2011) Advances in DNA Topoisomerase and Chromosome Dynamics, Taipei, Taiwan. Poster.
Catanese, D.J. Jr., Fogg, J. M., Arevalo-Soliz, M., Bakkalbasi, E., Bodine, T. J., Schrock, D. E. II, Gilbert, B. E., and Zechiedrich, L., "Advances in using Minivector DNA for Transfection" (2011) 4th annual NGEC Workshop on Genome Engineering, Seattle, WA. Poster.
Abolnik, Z; Bodine, T. J.; and Letsou, A. “Embryonic development in Drosophila as a model for human disease” (2008) Research Posters on the Hill, Salt Lake City, UT. Poster