Worcester State University
Biology Department

Daron Barnard

Contact Information
Office: Science & Technology 310C
Phone: (508) 929-8143
Email: dbarnard@worcester.edu

Education: B.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Area of Specialization and Research
Early Development and RNA processing in Xenopus laevis
Genome Annotation: Eukaryotic (Drosophila) and Prokaryotic (Rubobacter radiotolerans)
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Biology

Genetics (BI 203)
Developmental Biology (BI 306)
Molecular Biology (BI371)
Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology (BI 141)
Biology Seminar (BI 404)
Genomics (BI980)
Cell Biology (BI 201)

Selected Publications
Shaffer, C.D., et al. (2010) The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions. CBE Life Sci Educ 9, 55–69.

Lopatto, D., et al. (2008) Undergraduate research: Genomics Education Partnership. Science 322, 684-5.

Barnard, D.C., Cao, Q., and Richter, J.D. (2005) Differential phosphorylation controls Maskin association with eIF4E and localization on the mitotic apparatus. Mol. Cell. Biol. 25, 7605-7615.

Barnard, D.C., Ryan, K., Manley, J.L., and Richter, J.D. (2004) Symplekin and xGLD-2 are required for CPEB-mediated cytoplasmic polyadenylation. Cell 119, 641-651.

Mendez, R., Barnard, D., and Richter, J. D. (2002) Differential mRNA translation and meiotic progression require Cdc2-mediated CPEB destruction.  EMBO J. 21, 1833-1844.


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