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 Barbara Jean S. Nitta

Barbara Jean S. Nitta
Laboratory Assistant

Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

Phone: +1 530-752-7544
FAX: +1 530-752-0175
Email: bjnitta@ucdavis.edu

Education

B.S., Biochemistry, University of California, Davis, 1989..

Current Duties

To provide technical assistance for research in gamete biology. Specifically 2-D gel electrophoretic isolation of sperm plasma membrane(PM) molecules involved in sperm PM-Zona pellucida and sperm PM-oolemma interactions.

Job-related skills

SDS-PAGE and 2-D Gel Electrophoresis.
Western Blotting.
Protein isolation and biotinylation.

Current Graduate Students


Beth Graham, PhD Program, Animal Biology Graduate Group. Expected Graduation Date: Summer 2017.

Kim Katleba-Billock, PhD Program, Animal Biology Graduate Group. Expected Graduation Date: Summer 2016.

Kimberley Miller, MS Program, Animal Biology Graduate Group. Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2018.

Javier Morales, PhD Program, Animal Biology Graduate Group. Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2020.

Simin Tang, MS Program, Animal Biology Graduate Group. Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2018.

Kelly Zacanti, MS Program, Animal Biology Graduate Group. Expected Graduation Date: Summer 2016.

Kelly Zacanti, PhD Program, Animal Biology Graduate Group. Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2020.

Previous Graduate Students


Carl Ducummo

Carl Ducummon, PhD

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Valerie Guerrero, MS

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Jennifer Hughes, PhD Animal Biology, Fall 2015.

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Eddy Kao

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Lisa Kentfield

Francesca LaPiana

Francesca LaPiana, MS

Ann M. Leed

Ann M. Leed, MS

Erin Legacki

Erin Legacki, PhD

Megan J McCarthy

Megan J McCarthy, MS

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Puneet (Penny) Sidhu, MS Animal Biology, Fall 2015.

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Summer White, MS

Katherine

Katherine "Lily" Wu, PhD