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Paul Craig

Education

B.S., 1979 Oral Roberts University

Ph.D., 1985 University of Michigan

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      1. P. A. Craig and E. E. Dekker, "L-Threonine Dehydrogenase From E. coli K-12:Thioldependent Activation by Mn2+", Biochemistry, 25, 1870-1876 (1986).

      2. P. A. Craig and E. E. Dekker, "Cd2+ Activation of L-threonine Dehydrogenase From Escherichia coli K-12", Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 957, 222-229 (1988). J. D. Shore, S. T. Olson, P. A. Craig, J. Choay and I. Bjork, "Kinetice of Heparin Action", Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci., 556, 75-80 (1989).

      3. P. E. Bock, P. A. Craig, S. T. Olson and P. Singh, "Isolation of Human Blood Coagulation a-factor Xa by Soybean Trypsin Inhibitor-sepharose Chromatography and its Active-site Titration with Fluorescein Mono-p-guanidinobenzoate", Arch. Biochem. Biophys ., 273, 375-388 (1989).

      4. P. A. Craig, S. T. Olson and J. D. Shore, "Transient Kinetics of Heparin-catalyzed Protease Inactivation by Antithrombin III: Characterization of Assembly, Product Formation and Heparin Dissociation Steps in the Factor Xa Reaction", J. Biol. Chem., 26 2, 5452-5461 (1989).

      5. W. Schramm, R. H. Smith, P. A. Craig, S-W Paek and H-H Kuo, "Determination of Free Progesterone in an Ultrafiltrate of Saliva Collected in Situ", Clinical Chemistry, 36, 1488-1493 (1990).

      6. W. Schramm, R. H. Smith, T. M. Jackson, P. A. Craig, H. E. Gates and L. L. Minton, "Rapid Solid-phase Immunoassay for 6-keto Prostaglandin F1a on Microplates", Clinical Chemistry, 36, 509-514 (1990).

      7. P. A. Craig and E. E. Dekker, "The Sulfhydryl Content of L-threonine Dehydrogenase From Escherichia coli K-12: Relation to Catalytic Activity and Mn2+ Activation, Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1037, 30-38 (1990).

      8. W. Schramm, P. A. Craig, R. H. Smith and G. E. Berger, "Cocaine and Benzoylecgonine in Saliva, Serum, and Urine", Clinical Chemistry, in press (1992).

      9. W. Schramm, R. H. Smith, P. A. Craig and D. A. Kidwell, "Drugs of Abuse in Saliva: A Review", J. Anal. Toxicol., 16: 1-9 (1992). S. Olson, I. Bjork, R. Sheffer, P. A. Craig, J. D. Shore and J. Choay, "Role of the Antithrombin-binding Pentasaccharide in Heparin Acceleration of Antithrombin-proteinase Reactions", J. Biol. Chem., 267, 12528-38 (1992).

      10. W. Schramm, R. H. Smith, P. A. Craig, H. E. Grates, "Testosterone Concentration is Increased in Whole Saliva, but not in Ultrafiltrate after Toothbrushing", Clin. Chem. 39: 519-521 (1993). P.A Craig, "A Project-Oriented Biochemistry Laboratory Course", J. Chem. Ed. 76: 1130-1135 (1999)

      11. Craig, P. A. A project-oriented biochemistry laboratory course. Journal of Chemical Education 76: 1130-1135, 1999.

        Craig, P.A. BioMoleculesAlive.org - The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Digital Library, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 31: 73-74, 2003.

        Yang, P., Craig, P. A., Goodsell, D., Bourne, P. E. BioEditor - Simplifying Macromolecular Structure Annotation, Bioinformatics 19: 897-898, 2003.

        Grell, L.*, Parkin, C.*, Slatest, L., Craig, P.A., EZ-Viz, a tool for simplifying molecular viewing in PyMOL, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 34: 402-407, 2006.

        Bernstein, H. J., Craig, P. A., “Efficient Molecular Surface Rendering by Linear-Time Pseudo-Gaussian Approximation to Lee-Richards Surfaces (PGALRS),” Journal of Applied Crystallography, 43: 356-361 (2010).

        Kim, T.D., Craig, P.A. Introducing Proteomics in the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Simple 2D Gel Electrophoresis Exercise with Serum Proteins, accepted for publication, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 38: 29-34 (2010).

        Craig, P.A., Federici, E.*, Buehler, M. Instructing Students in Academic Integrity, accepted for publication, Journal of College Science Teaching, 40:50-55 (2010).

        Mottarella, S.E.*, Rosa, M.*, Bangura, A.*, Bernstein, H., Craig, P.A. ConSCRIPT: A Rasmol to PyMOL Script Convertor.  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 38: 419-422 (2010).

        Michel, L.V., Kalmeta, B.*, McCreary, M., Snyder, J.*, Craig, P.A., Pichichero, M.E. Vaccine candidate P6 of nontypable Haemophilus influenzae is not a transmembrane protein based on protein structural analysis. Vaccine, 29: 1624-1627 (2011).

        Cody, J.A., Craig, P.A., Loudermilk, A.D.*, Yacci, P.M., Frisco, S.L.*, Milillo, J.R.*  Design and Implementation of a Self-Directed Stereochemistry Lesson Using Embedded Virtual Three-Dimensional Images in a Portable Document Format. Journal of Chemical Education, published online October, 2011, DOI: 10.1021/ed100441f.

      Grant Support

      1R15GM078077-01 Bernstein (PI) 8/1/2006 – 1/31/2011
      NIH/NIGMS
      Structural Biology Extensible Visualization Scripting Language (SBEVSL)
      Creation of a common molecular graphics scripting language.
      Role: Co-Investigator

      3R15GM078077-01S Bernstein (PI) 6/1/2009 – 1/31/2011
      NIH/NIGMS
      Diversity Supplement to Structural Biology Extensible Visualization Scripting Language (SBEVSL)
      Creation of a common molecular graphics scripting language.
      Role: Co-Investigator

      2R15GM078077-02 Bernstein (PI) 9/1/2011 – 8/31-2014
      NIH/NIGMS
      Algorithmic assignment of probable function to proteins of previously unknown function
      Role: Co-Investigator

      3R15GM078077-02S1 Bernstein (PI) 11/1/2011 – 8/31/2014
      Diversity Supplement to Algorithmic assignment of probable function to proteins of previously unknown function
      Role: Co-Investigator

      1050590 Maggelakis (PI) 9/1/2011 - 8/31/2013
      NSF MSP
      Boundary Crossing Teams in Support of Math and Science Excellence inOur School Systems
      Role: Senior Personnel - Disciplinary Content Advisor