Gail Carlson

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Box 5353

Phone: 207-859-5353
Fax: 207-5229
Mailing Address:
5353 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8853
Carlson, Gail

Education

B.A.

Chemistry

St. Olaf College

1988

Ph.D.

Biochemistry

University of Wisconsin

1994

Areas of Expertise

  • Women and the environment
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental health & toxicology
  • Women's health
  • Science literacy

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
ES120 ACommunity Responses to Environmental Hazards
ES120 BCommunity Responses to Environmental Hazards
ES265 AGlobal Public Health
ES366 AThe Environment and Human Health
GS111 AHuman Rights in Global Perspective
IS126 AThe Green Cluster

Publications


Sweet, M. T., Carlson, G. L., Cook, R. G., Nelson, D., & Allis, C.D. Phosphorylation of linker histones by a protein kinase A-like activity in mitotic nuclei. J. Biol. Chem. 272(2), 916-923 (1997).

Carlson, G. L. & Nelson, D. L. The 44 kDa regulatory subunit of Paramecium cAMP-dependent protein kinase lacks a dimerization domain and may have a unique autophosphorylation site sequence. J. Euk. Microbiol. 43(4), 347-356 (1996).

Hochstrasser, M., Carlson, G. L., Walczak, C. E. & Nelson, D. L. Paramecium has two regulatory subunits of cAMP-dependent protein kinase, one unique to cilia. J. Euk. Microbiol. 43(4), 356-362 (1996).

Burgess, A., Dehring, A., Nyhus, P. & Carlson, G. Biocore Writing Manual. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 20 pages (1996) (unpublished; used in Biocore Program).

Carlson, G. L. & Nelson, D. L. Isolation and characterization of protein kinases from Paramecium cilia. Meth. Cell Biol. 47, 473-480 (1995).

Carlson, G. L., Clark, K. D. & Nelson, D. L. Characterization and localization of an extracellular nucleoside triphosphatase in Paramecium tetraurelia. J. Cell Biol. 115 (3, part 2) 201a (1991).

Hendrickson, H. S., Dumdei, E. J., Batchelder, A. G. & Carlson, G. L. Synthesis of prodan phosphatidylcholine, a new fluorescent probe, and its interactions with pancreatic and snake venom phospholipases A2. Biochemistry 26, 3697-3703 (1987).

 


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