Professional Activities

University Memberships

  • 2012 - present Member Ohio State University Food Innovation Center
  • 2008 - present Member of the Translational Therapeutic Development Center for Cystic Fibrosis (Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus OH).
  • 2009 - 2012 Member of the Pulmonary Research Planning Committee, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • 2009 - 2011 Member of the Education Committee, The Ohio State University College of Medicine 

Honors

  • 2011 Travel Award for outstanding scientific research at the Pittsburgh International Lung Conference
  • 2011 Experimental Biology Conference Meeting Mentor for APS/NIDDK Minority Travel Award
  • 2010 Air Pollution Research Scholar. American Lung Association.
  • 2008 Cell and Molecular Physiology Section New Investigator Award. Experimental Biology Conference (FASEB).
  • 1993 - 1996 Pre-doctoral Fellowship from French Ministry.

Professional Service

  • 2013 Co-chair International Cystic Fibrosis Conference
  • 2013 Poster session facilitator, International Conference American Thoracic Society
  • 2011 - present International Biometals Society (member)
  • 2010 - present American Thoracic Society (member) 2008 Co-chair Experimental Biology, Ion channels Symposium
  • 2003 - present The American Physiological Society (member)

Administrative Service

Editorial Board

  • 2010-present Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.
  • 2012-present Dataset Papers in Biology, Biochemistry section

Service as Reviewer for Peer-Review Journals

  • 2012-present PLoS One
  • 2012-present Chemical Research in Toxicology
  • 2012-present Toxicological Sciences
  • 2012-present American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 2010-present Cell Biology and Toxicology
  • 2010-present Experimental Cell Research
  • 2009-present Pediatric Pulmonology

Service as Panel Members for Grant review

  • 2011 “Heart Lung and Blood Program” Study Section, NIH-NHLBI June 2011
  • 2009 Reviewer for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation “Pilot and Feasibility” grants
  • 2008 Reviewer for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation “Pilot and Feasibility” grants

Teaching

Undergraduate, Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Mentoring

  • Shankar Channabasappa, Post-doctoral Fellow (2012). Ohio State University
  • Fatemat Hassan, Post-doctoral Fellow (2010-2012). Ohio State University.
  • Kalyn Jolivette, Undergraduate Student (2008-2009). Biology Honors Research. Ohio State University
  • Kevin Maloney. Undergraduate Student (2007-2008). Ohio State University
  • Elodie Muraz. Master student (2006). University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Jessica Napolitano, Ph.D. Graduate Student. Mentoring Committee. Dr. Knoell Primary Mentor (2010-present). Ohio State University
  • Astrid Bonnegarde, Ph.D. Graduate Student. Mentoring Committee. Dr. Prosper Boyaka Primary Mentor (2010-present). Ohio State University
  • Kendra Wolk, Master student. Mentoring Committee. Dr. Ian Davis Primary Mentor (2010-2012). Ohio State University
  • Christian Hofer, Master student. Mentoring Committee. Dr. Ian Davis Primary Mentor (2011-present). Ohio State University
  • Matthew Gorr, Ph.D. Graduate Student, Mentoring Committee. Dr. Loren Wold Primary Mentor (2012-present). Ohio State University