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Peer-reviewed publications


 Patents

  • 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 

  • NIH R01 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
  • EPA "The Great Lakes Fish Monitoring and Surveillance Program: Expanding the Boundaries"
    • Co-PIs: Thomas M. Holsen (Clarkson University), Philip K. Hopke (Clarkson University), Bernard S. Crimmins (Clarkson University), Xiaoyan Xia (Clarkson University), James J. Pagano (SUNY Oswego), Michael S. Milligan (SUNY Fredonia)
      • Co-investigators: Da Chen (Southern Illinois University), David P. Krabbenhoft, (U.S. Geological Survey), Richard Back (SUNY Oswego), James A. MacKenzie, Costel C. Darie (Clarkson University)
    • Funding: $6,500,000 for 2015-2020
  • 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

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.).
  • 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.).
  • 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.).
  • 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.).
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.