Barbara Jean Nitta

Barbara Nitta
  • Laboratory Assistant, Department of Animal Science


  • 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