Kim Greer

Kimberly Greer

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Education

  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Genetics, May 2002
    • Master of Science, Genetics, December 1996
    • Bachelor of Science, Genetics, December 1992

Recent Research Experience

Indiana University East, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Richmond, Indiana

Assistant Professor, Biotechnology, August 2008-present

  • laboratory focus is on canine hereditary disease and aging/longevity
  • teach undergraduates in the laboratory and in the classroom
  • serve to develop the B.S. Biotechnology degree program

Texas A&M University, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology; College Station, Texas

Faculty, Research Assistant Professor, January 2005- May 2008

  • laboratory focus is on canine hereditary disease and aging/ longevity
  • includes a wide variety of molecular biology and genetic techniques
  • taught undergraduate laboratory methods, techniques, and theory
  • served on graduate committees
  • guest lecture in public venues, veterinary and undergraduate courses

Texas A&M University, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology; College Station, Texas

Assistant Research Scientist, May 2002- January 2005

Postdoctoral appointment, funded by NIH F32 fellowship, KA Greer, PI

  • directed day to day activities of 13 member laboratory
  • provided undergraduate/graduate student project guidance/instruction
  • designed and carried out aging and longevity studies
  • designed and carried out necrotizing encephalitis studies
  • established database and biological specimen set for Pug Dog Encephalitis
  • established canine DNA bank of 170+ independent breeds
  • obtained grant funding for projects (as PI)
  • wrote, edited, and published manuscripts

Eli Lilly and Company, Investigative Toxicology; Greenfield, Indiana

Visiting Scientist, June 2003- July 2003

  • completed microarray study using proprietary Affymetrix canine oligo array
  • isolated canine RNA from various tissues and synthesized cRNA
  • performed chip hybridization, evaluated resulting data
  • wrote manuscript of results and published in Mammalian Genome

Genetic Savings and Clone, College Station, Texas

Consultant, April 2002- May 2002

  • instructed graduate/undergraduate student laboratory theory/techniques
  • designed and guided student research projects
  • evaluated standard operating procedures
  • proposed new methodology to operate laboratory more efficiently
  • significantly reduced laboratory operating cost