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Suzanne Deschenes

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PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Science 

BIO

Associate Professor of Biology, 2008-present
Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, CT

Assistant Professor of Biology, 2002-2006
Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, CT

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2001-2002
Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, CT

Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997-2001
Molecular & Medical Genetics
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology, 1997
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

B.A. in Biology, cum laude, 1990
College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, MA 

EXPERTISE

Genetics, biotechnology, genethics, introductory biology 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Erdeniz, N., Nguyen, M., Deschnes, S.M., and Liskay, R.M. (2007) Mutations affecting a putative MutL
endonuclease motif impact multiple DNA mismatch repair functions. DNA Repair 6:1463-1470.

Deschnes, S.M., Tomer, G., Nguyen, M., Erdeniz, N., Juba, N.C., Seplveda, N., Pisani, J.E., and Liskay, R.M. (2007) The E705K mutation in hPMS2 exerts recessive, not dominant, effects on mismatch repair. Cancer Letters 249:148-156.