Department of Biological Sciences

Dr. MacKenzie's Publications and Funding

Indicates *Undergraduate or **Graduate Research Student

Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Gump, B.B., E. Gabrikova*, K. Bendinskas, A.K. Dumas, C.D. Palmer, P.J. Parsons, and J.A. MacKenzie (2014) Low-Level Mercury in Children: Associations with Sleep Duration and Cytokines TNF-α and IL-6. Environmental Research, 134:228-232.
  2. Miura, Y.*, E. Yeager*, J.A. MacKenzie, and K. Bendinskas (2014) Proteomic study of ribosomal proteins from E. coli, S. cerevisiae, B. Taurus, G. gallus, and O. tshawytscha and its application in a teaching laboratory setting. American Journal of Undergraduate Research, 12(1):27-37.
  3. Wang, F.*, C. Chmil*, F. Pierce*, K. Ganapathy, B. Gump, J.A. MacKenzie, Y. Metchref, and K. Bendinskas (2013) Immobilized Metal Affinity Chromatography and Human Serum Proteomics. Chromatography B, Biological Applications, 934: 26-33.
  4. Gump, B.B.^, J.A. MacKenzie^, A.K. Dumas, C.D. Palmer, P.J. Parsons, Z.M. Segug, Y.S. Mechref, and K.G. Bendinskas (2012) Fish Consumption, Low-Level Mercury, Lipids, and Inflammatory Markers in Children. Environmental Research, 112: 204-211. ^ Authors contributed equally to this paper.
  5. Bendinskas, K., P.S. Sattelberg*, D.J. Crossett*, A. Banyikwa**, D. Dempsey**, and J.A. MacKenzie (2011) Enzymatic Detection of Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) Using Aldo-keto Reductase 7A2. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 56 (3), 783-787.
  6. Gump, B. B., J.A MacKenzie, K.G. Bendinskas, R. Morgan, A.K. Dumas, C.D. Palmer, and P.J. Parsons (2011) Low-level Pb and Cardiovascular Responses to Acute Stress in Children: The Role of Cardiac Autonomic Regulation. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 33(2):212-219.
  7. Birdsall, R.E.**, M.P. Kiley*, Z.M. Segu, C.D. Palmer, M. Madera, B.B. Gump, J.A. MacKenzie, P.J. Parsons, Y. Mechref, M.V. Novotny, and K.G. Bendinskas (2010) Effects of Lead and Mercury on the Blood Proteome of Children. Journal of Proteome Research, 9(9):4443-4453.
  8. MacKenzie, J.A., K.A. Roosa*, B.B. Gump, A.K. Dumas, and K.G. Bendinskas (2010) Plasma Prekallikrein Levels are Positively Associated with Circulating Lipid Levels and the Metabolic Syndrome in Children. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 35(4):518-525.
  9. Nautiyal, M., A.J. Sweatt, J.A. MacKenzie, R.M. Payne, S. Szucs, R. Matalon, R. Wallin, and S.M. Hutson (2010) Neuronal localization of the mitochondrial protein NIPSNAP1 in rat nervous system. European Journal of Neuroscience, 32(4):560-569.
  10. Bosch, W.C., J.L Hester, V.M. MacEntee, J.A. MacKenzie, T.M. Morey, J.T. Nichols, P.A. Pacitti, B.A. Shaffer, P.B. Tomascak, S.P. Weber and R.R. Young (2008) Beyond Lip-service: An Operational Definition of "Learning-centered College." Innovative Higher Education, 33(2):83-98.
  11. MacKenzie, J.A. and R.M. Payne (2007) Mitochondrial Protein Import and Human Health and Disease. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1772(5):509-523.
  12. MacKenzie, J.A. and R.M. Payne (2004) Ribosomes Specifically Bind to Mammalian Mitochondria via Protease-Sensitive Proteins on the Outer Membrane. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279(11):9803-9810.
  13. Del Gazio, V.B., J.A. MacKenzie and R.M. Payne (2003) Targeting of Proteins to Mitochondria using TAT. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, 80(1-2):170-180.

 Patents

  1. Bendinskas, K., T. Hendershott* and J.A. MacKenzie (2007) Novel gamma-hydroxybutyrate, GHB, detection method, patent filed with NYRF-TTO, re: R1573-230 and R1574-230

Funding ($2,845,299 in total extramural funding)

  • NIH RO1 award "Environmental Toxicants, Race, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Children"
    • Primary Investigator: Brooks Gump 
      • Co-Is: Kestutis Bendinskas and James MacKenzie (SUNY Oswego); Nader Atallah-Yunes (SUNY Upstate); Kevin Heffernan and Craig Ewart (Syracuse University)
    • Funding: $1,809,000 for 2013-2016
  • NSF S-STEM (Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) "A Local-Global Engagement Model for STEM Workforce Development"
    • Primary Investigator: Shashi Kanbur
      • Co-PIs: Lorrie Clemo, Fehmi Damkaci, Webe Kadima, James A. MacKenzie
    • Funding: $599,705 for 2011-2016
  • NIH Academic Research Enhancement Award Grant (R15) “Lead and Vascular Reactivity to Acute Stress in Children
    • Primary Investigator: Brooks Gump
      • Co-PIs: James A. MacKenzie, Kestas Bendinskas
    • Original Funding: $205,741 for 2007-2011
    • Additional Funding: $96,895 for 2009-2011
  • NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant "Acquisition of an Ultracentrifuge for Research and Undergraduate Teaching"
    • Primary Investigator: James A. MacKenzie
      • Co-PIs: Timothy Braun, Webe Kadima
      • Senior Personnel: Kestas Bendinskas
    • Funding: $73,618 for 2007-2009
  • Merck/AAAS Undergraduate Research Program
    • Primary Investigator: Kestas Bendinskas
    • Co-PI: James A. MacKenzie
    • Funding: $60,000 for 2006-2008
  • SUNY Oswego Faculty Development Grant
    • Primary Investigator: James A. MacKenzie
    • Funding: $2,000 for 2005-2006
    • Funding: $2,000 for 2008-2009
  • UUP Professional Development Grant
    • Primary Investigator: James A. MacKenzie
    • Funding: $250 for 2005-2006

 

Conference Contributions/Abstracts

  1. Lambert, J.*, E. Gabrikova*, J.A. MacKenzie (October 7, 2013) Hormonal Influences on Cortisol and their Relationship to the Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome. Rochester Academy of Science 40th Annual Paper Session (Poster presented by J.L.)
  2. Birdsall, R.E.**, M.P. Kiley*, Z.M. Segu, C.D. Palmer, M. Madera, B.B. Gump, J.A. MacKenzie, P.J. Parsons, Y. Mechref, M.V. Novotny, and K.G. Bendinskas, (February 14-15, 2012) Effects of Lead and Mercury on the Blood Proteome of Children: the Focus on Apolipoprotein E, Abstracts, 1st Biotechnology World Congress, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Oral presentation by K.B.)
  3. Birdsall, R.E.**, M.P. Kiley*, Z.M. Segu, C.D. Palmer, M. Madera, B.B. Gump, J.A. MacKenzie, P.J. Parsons, Y. Mechref, M.V. Novotny, and K.G. Bendinskas, (November 7-9, 2011) Effects of Lead and Mercury on the Blood Proteome of Children: the Focus on Apolipoprotein E, Abstracts, 2nd BIT Annual Congress of Biomarkers, Beijing, China. (Oral presentation by K.B.)
  4. Bendinskas, K., R.E. Birdsall**, M. Kiley*, M.B. Gonul, F. Pierce*, and J.A. MacKenzie (November 12, 2010) Lead and Mercury in Children: Involvement of Apolipoprotein E. Sigma Xi International Conference. (Poster presented by K.B.)
  5. Yeager E.*, F. Wang*, K. Bendinskas, J.A. MacKenzie, and F. Damkaci. (April 17, 2010) Proteomic Study of Ribosomal Proteins. North East Regional Undergraduate and Graduate Student Sigma Xi Poster Conference, Quinnipiac University and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT. (Poster presented by E.Y.)
  6. Bendinskas, K., R.E. Birdsall**, M. Kiley*, J.A. MacKenzie, and B. Gump. (November 13, 2009) Proteomic study of lead and mercury effects in adolescents. Sigma Xi Annual Delegate Meeting and International Conference, Woodlands, TX (Poster presented by K.B.)
  7. MacKenzie, J.A., B.B. Gump, K. Roosa*, K Bendinskas, A. Dumas**, R. Morgan, and P. Parsons. (April 20, 2009) Lead Exposure and Cardiovascular Dysregulation in Children. Experimental Biology 2009, New Orleans, LA. (Poster Presentation)
  8. Roosa, K.A.*, J.A. MacKenzie, B.B. Gump, and K. Bendinskas (April 18, 2009) Connections Between Blood Lipids and the Kallikrein-Kinin System in Children. Northeast Regional Undergraduate and Graduate Student Sigma Xi Poster Conference, Oswego, NY. (Poster presented by K.A.R.)
  9. Birdsall, R.**, K. Bendinskas, J.A. MacKenzie and B.B. Gump, (August 17, 2008) Proteomic study of lead and mercury exposure in children. 236th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (Poster presented by R.B.)
  10. MacMahon, P*, K. Bendinskas and J.A. MacKenzie (April 19, 2008) Development of an Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Detection of γ-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB). Presented at the Northeast Regional Undergraduate and Graduate Student Sigma Xi Poster Conference, Ithaca, NY. (Poster presented by P.M.).
  11. Gump, B.B., R. Birdsall**, K. Bendinskas and J.A. MacKenzie (March 15, 2008) A negative association between socioeconomic status (SES) and blood cadmium (Cd) in children: Exploring potential risks for future ill health using proteomics. Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2008, Baltimore, MD. (Poster presented by by B.B.G.).
  12. Crossett, D.J.*, K. Bendinskas and J.A. MacKenzie (November 3, 2007) Single-Step Enzymatic GHB-Detection Assay. Presented at the Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference, Orlando, FL. (Poster presented by D.J.C.).
  13. Birdsall R.**, K. Bendinskas and J.A. MacKenzie (April 21, 2007) Comparative Analysis of Preparation Techniques for Proteomic Research. Presented at the Northeast Regional Undergraduate and Graduate Student Sigma Xi Poster Conference, Ithaca, NY. (Poster presented by R.B.).
  14. Sattelberg, P.*, J.A. MacKenzie and K. Bendinskas (November 4, 2006) Purification of Succinic Semialdehyde Reductase. Presented at the Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference, Detroit, MI. (Poster presented by P.S.)
  15. Bendinskas, K., B.D. Chepko-Sade and J.A. MacKenzie (September 29, 2006) Learning by Doing: Chemistry-Biology Research as a Merck-AAAS Scholar. Presented at the Second Annual Oswego Symposium on Learning and Teaching, Oswego, NY. (Poster Presentation)
  16. MacKenzie, J.A. and R.M. Payne (April 5, 2006) Ribosome-Nascent Chain and Mitochondria Preparation to Study Ribosome-Mitochondria Interactions. Presented at Experimental Biology 2006, San Francisco, CA. (Poster Presentation)
  17. Payne, R.M. and J.A. MacKenzie (May 6, 2002) Evidence of a Novel Receptor Mediating Ribosome Binding to Mitochondria. Presented at 2002 Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. (Poster presented by R.M.P.) Pediatric Research 51(4):36A.
  18. MacKenzie, J.A. and R.M. Payne (April 22, 2002) Evidence of a Ribosome Receptor in Mammalian Mitochondria. Presented at Experimental Biology 2002, New Orleans, LA. (Poster Presentation) FASEB J. 16(4):A163.
  19. MacKenzie, J.A. and R.M. Payne (March 31 - April 2, 2001) A Novel Mechanism for Protein Targeting to Mammalian Mitochondria. Presented at Experimental Biology 2001, Orlando, FL. (Oral and Poster Presentation) FASEB J. 15(5):A881.