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Nancy McQueen, Ph. D.

(323) 343-2036
nmcquee@calstatela.edu
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Curriculum Vitae


Education:

1986-1989Post-doctoral fellow, Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope.
1986Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology, U.C.L.A. School of Medicine.
1976Medical Technologist Trainee, L.A. County, U.S.C. Medical Center.
1975B.S. in Microbiology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Professional Experience:

2000-presentProfessor of Microbiology, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles.
1995-2000Associate Professor of Microbiology, Department of Biology and Microbiology, California State University, Los Angeles.
1998-1999Sabbatical at the Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, Duarte California.
6/97-9/97Chair of Biology and Microbiology Department, California State University, Los Angeles.
1989-1995Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Department of Biology and Microbiology, California State University, Los Angeles.
1990-1994Associate Chair of Microbiology, Department of Biology and Microbiology, California State University, Los Angeles.
1986-1989Research Fellow, Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope, Duarte, California.
1986-1987Instructor in Microbiology, Glendale College, Glendale, California.
1982Graduate Teaching Assistant in Microbiology and Immunology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California.
1980-1986Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UCLA School of Medicine.
1977-presentCalifornia Licensed Medical Technologist.
1976-1977Medical Technologist Trainee, L. A. County, U.S.C. Medical Center.

Academic Honors:

1997Outstanding Professor Award, California State University, Los Angeles
1993Recommended by the Executive Committee of the Academic Senate as the CSULA nominee for the 1994 AAUW Recognition Award for Emerging Scholars
1990Nominee for presidential Young Investigators Award (NSF) by Department of Microbiology, California State University, Los Angeles
1985Nominee for Outstanding Graduate Student Award by Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UCLA School of Medicine
1985Nominee for Graduate Student of the Year Award by Debi Nayak, UCLA School of Medicine
1980-1983NIH Predoctoral trainee in Cell and Molecular Biology

Teaching Interests:

Have taught a wide variety of classes including General Microbiology, General Medical Microbiology, Pathogenic Bacteriology, Hematology, General Virology, Molecular Diagnostics and several Graduate Seminars.

Research Interests:

Protein transport using virus model systems, virus budding and assembly, viral fusion, and viral pathogenesis are the topics of research. Many recombinant DNA techniques as well as tissue culture and protein expression and analysis are used in the research.

Grants:

Since being hired as an Asistant Professor at CSULA in 1989, have been the recipient of over $1.3 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health. Have also received numerous internal grants for research, teaching and graduate student support.

Publications:

Have been an author on many journal publications including some in the following prestigious journals: Journal of Virology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Abstracts and Presentations:

Have participated in numerous oral and poster presentations, including 22 which were coauthored by students at California State University, Los Angeles.

Graduate Student Research Associates:

Have directed the research of 30 Masters students, 15 of whom have already received the M.S. degrees. Two of these students have earned Ph.D.s, five are currently in Ph.D. programs, one is in medical school, four have positions as research associates in either academia or industry, one is a high school teacher in the L.A. area, and two returned to their native countries where they are teachers.

Undergraduate Research Students:

Have directed the research of eight undergraduate students, four of whom have received their B.S. degrees. Two of these students have continued as Masters students in my lab and the other two have positions in industry where they utilize their degrees and research experience.

High School Students:

Have directed six high school students in summer research in my lab.

University Service:

Have been a member and chair of numerous committees at the department, School and University levels. Have served as the principle graduate and principle undergraduate advisor and have served as a mentor for a new faculty member in the department.

Outreach:

Have been involved in many outreach programs including serving as judge at the state science fair and teaching hands-on summer workshops in biotechnology to K-16 teachers.

Scientific and Professional Society memberships:

Am a member of several professional societies including the American Society of Microbiology, the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Society of Clinical Pathology.

Office:
Biological Sciences 347
Hours:
Monday 9am-10am
Thursday 1:30-2:30pm