HBSc Carleton University, Ottawa ON
PhD Queen's University, Kingston ON
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Molecular aquatic toxicology; effects of industrial effluents on fish reproduction; plant biochemistry, molecular biology, and biotechnology; molecular responses of plants to developmental progression; epigenetics, gene expression, proteomics and metabolism of specific plant cell types; molecular function of subunits in multimeric proteins.
Biology 3330 Molecular Biology of Development
Biology 3470 Biotechnology of Plants
Biology 2310 History of Biology
Biology 2910 Laboratory Biology
Biology 1130 Plant Biology
Werner, J., Ouellet, J.D., Cheng, C.S., Ju, Y.-J., and Law, R.D. (2010). Pulp and paper mill effluents induce distinct gene expression changes linked to androgenic and estrogenic responses in the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas). Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 29: 430-439.
DeCarlo, C.A., Escott, N.G., Werner, J., Robinson, K., Lambert, P.F., Law, R.D., and Zehbe, I. (2008). Gene expression analysis of interferon kappa in laser capture microdissected cervical epithelium. Anal. Biochem. 381: 59-66.
Law, R.D., Russell, D.A., Thompson, L.C., Schroeder, S.C., Middle, C.M., Tremaine, M.T., Jury, T.P., Delannay, X., and Slater, S.C. (2006). Biochemical limitations to high-level expression of humanized monoclonal antibodies in transgenic maize seed endosperm. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (General Subjects) 1760: 1434-1444.
Law, R.D., and Suttle, J.C. (2005). Chromatin remodeling in plant cell culture: patterns of DNA methylation and histone H3 and H4 acetylation vary during growth of asynchronous potato cell suspensions. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 43(6): 527-534.
Law, R.D., and Suttle, J.C. (2004). Changes in histone H3 and H4 multiacetylation during natural and forced dormancy break in potato tubers. Physiol. Plant. 120: 642-649.
Law, R.D., and Suttle, J.C. (2003). Transient decreases in methylation at 5'-CCGG-3' sequences in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) meristem DNA during progression of tubers through dormancy precede the resumption of sprout growth. Plant Mol. Biol. 51: 437-447.