Gail Carlson

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Office: Diamond [ campus map ]
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 A Losing Ground: Community Responses to Environmental Hazards
ES126 A Environmental Activism
ES265 A Global Public Health
ES366 A The Environment and Human Health
IS126 A The 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 University of Wisconsin-Madison, 20 pages (1996) (unpublished; used in Biocore Program).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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