For inquiries about human subjects research at Northeastern, please contact the Chair of the IRB, Dr. Saba Ayman-Nolley, or the Coordinator of Research Compliance and Graduate Studies, Ms. Anna Bernadska.
For inquiries about grant development or post-award management, please contact the Director of Research and Sponsored Projects, Ms. Sharon Todd.
For inquiries about general research policies and research support, please contact the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Dr. Michael Stern, or the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Dr. Sudha Srinivas.
B.S. Yale University, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, 1981, summa cum laude
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, Biochemistry, 1986
1. Stern, M.J., Ames, G.F.-L. , Smith, N.H., Robinson, E.C. and Higgins, C.F. (1984) "Repetitive Extragenic Palindromic Sequences: A major component of the bacterial genome." Cell 37:1015-1026 PMID: 6378385
2. Thomas, J.H., Stern, M.J. and Horvitz, H.R. (1990) "Cell interactions coordinate the development of the C. elegans egg-laying system." Cell 62:1041-1052 PMID: 1821851
3. Clark, S.G., Stern, M.J., and Horvitz, H.R. (1992) "C. elegans cell-signalling gene sem-5 encodes a protein with SH2 and SH3 domains." Nature 356:340-344 PMID: 1372395
4. Stern, M.J., Marengere, L.E.M., Daly, R.J., Lowenstein, E.J., Kokel, M., Batzer, A., Olivier, P., Pawson, T. and Schlessinger, J. (1993) "The human GRB2 and Drosophila Drk genes can functionally replace the Caenorhabditis elegans cell signaling gene sem-5." Mol. Biol. Cell 4:1175-1188 PMID: 8305738
5. Marengere, L.E.M., Zhou, S., Gish, G.D., Schaller, M.D., Parsons, J.T., Stern, M.J., Cantley, L.C. and Pawson, T. (1994) "SH2 domain specificity and activity modified by a single residue." Nature 369:502-505 PMID: 7515480
6. DeVore, D.L., Horvitz, H.R, and Stern, M.J. (1995) "An FGF receptor signaling pathway is required for the normal cell migration of the sex myoblasts in C. elegans hermaphrodites." Cell 83:611-620 PMID: 7585964
7. Burdine, R.D., Branda, C.S. and Stern, M.J. (1998) "EGL-17(FGF) expression coordinates the attraction of the migrating sex myoblasts with vulval induction in C. elegans." Development 125, 1083-1093 PMID: 9463355
8. Kokel, M., Borland, C.Z., Horvitz, H.R, and Stern, M.J. (1998) "clr-1 encodes a receptor tyrosine phosphatase that negatively regulates an FGF receptor signaling pathway in C. elegans." Genes Dev 12, 1425-1437 PMID: 9585503
9. Mihaylova, V.T., Borland, C.Z., Manjarrez, L., Stern, M.J., and Sun, H. (1999) "The PTEN tumor suppressor homolog in C. elegans regulates longevity and dauer formation in an insulin-receptor like signaling pathway." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 96, 7427-7432 PMID: 10377431
10. Goodman, S.J., Branda, C.S., Robinson, M.K., Burdine, R.D. and Stern, M.J. (2003) “Alternative splicing affecting a novel domain in the C. elegans EGL-15 FGF receptor confers functional specificity.” Development 130:3757-3766 PMID: 12835392
11. Sadot, A., Fisher, J., Barak, D., Admanit, Y., Stern, M.J., Hubbard, E.J.A. and Harel, D. (2007). “Towards Verified Biological Models.” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 5:223-234. PMID: 18451431
12. Lo, T.-W., Branda, C.S., Huang, P., Sasson, I.E., Goodman, S.J., and Stern, M.J. (2008). “Different isoforms of the C. elegans FGF receptor are required for attraction and repulsion of the migrating sex myoblasts.” Dev. Biol. 318:268-275 PMID: 18455716
13. Kam, N., Kugler, H., Marelly, R., Appleby, L., Fisher J, Pnueli, A., Harel, D., Stern, M.J., Hubbard, E.J. (2008). “A scenario-based approach to modeling development: a prototype model of C. elegans vulval fate specification.” Dev. Biol. 323:1-5 PMID: 18706404
14. Lo, T.-W., Bennett, D.C., Goodman, S.J., and Stern, M.J. (2010). “Caenorhabditis elegans fibroblast growth factor receptor signaling can occur independently of the multi-substrate adaptor FRS2.” Genetics 185:537-547 PMID: 20308281
15. Tian, C., Shi, H., Colledge, C., Stern, M., Waterston, R., and Liu, J. (2011). “The C. elegans SoxC protein SEM-2 opposes differentiation factors to promote a proliferative blast cell fate in the postembryonic mesoderm.” Development 138:1033-1043 PMID: 21307099
Northeastern Illinois University
Dean, College of Graduate Studies and Research, 2013- present
Professor of Biology, 2013- present
University of Central Florida
Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies, 2007- 2013
Professor of Biology, 2007- 2013
Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics
Associate Professor of Genetics with tenure, 2000-2007
Director of Graduate Studies, Genetics Graduate Program 2001-2007
Co-Director, MCGD Track of the BBS, 2002 - 2004
Meyerhoff Visiting Professor, Weizmann Institute, ISRAEL, 1999-2000
Associate Professor of Genetics, 1997-2000
Director of Graduate Admissions, Genetics and Development Track,
Program in Biomedical and Biological Sciences, 1997-1999
Assistant Professor of Genetics, 1991-1997
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology
Dr. H. Robert Horvitz, advisor
Research Associate of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1989-1991
American Cancer Society Post-Doctoral Fellow, 1986-1989
1. Retention and Student Success in STEM through a Mentoring Scholarship Program at an Urban HSI, S. Srinivas, P. H. Acioli, K Vogleonsger, N. Nicholson, J. Hibdon, N. Wrinkle, and D. Rutschman, Proceedings of the Eigth Annual Mentoring Institute Conference, editor N. Dominguez, pg. 1154-1157 (University of New Mexico, 2015).
2. Silver and Gold mediated nucleobase bonding, P. H. Acioli and S. Srinivas, Journal of Molecular Modeling 20, 2391 (2014).
3. Experiential Learning of Classical Mechanics Through Molecular Dynamics, P. H. Acioli and S. Srinivas, Proceedings of the World Conference on Physics Education, Istanbul, Turkey, editor M. Taşar, p 385-396 (Pegem Akademi, 2013).
4. An Exploration of the Potential Energy Surface of Ag7CO, P. H. Acioli, S. Burkland, and S. Srinivas, European Physical Journal D 66, 215 (2012).
5. Density functional Theory study of Ag-Cluster/CO Interactions, P. H. Acioli, N. Ratanavade, M. R. Cline, and S. Srinivas, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Verlag (Heidelberg), Vol. 5545, 203 (2009).
6. Atomistic Description of Electric Dipole Polarizability in SinHm, S. Srinivas, M. Yang, K. Jackson, and J. Jellinek, Comp. Meth. Sci. and Eng. 1108, 71 (2009).
7. A Density-Functional Study of the Structure and Self-Organization in Spin Clusters, S. Srinivas and E. Torikai, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 310, 2390 (2007).
8. Structure, Bonding and Magnetism in Manganese Clusters, P. Bobadova-Parvanova, K. A. Jackson, S. Srinivas and M. Horoi, Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 122, 014310 (2005)
9. First-principles investigations of the Structural and Electronic Properties of Small Beryllium Clusters, S. Srinivas and J. Jellinek, Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 121, 7243 (2004)
10. Emergence of antiferromagnetic ordering in Mn clusters, P. Bobadova-Parvanova, K. A. Jackson, S. Srinivas and M. Horoi, Phys. Rev. A 67, 61202 (2003)
B.A., National Louis University, 2000
Ms. Todd came to Northeastern in 2013, after a long, successful career in grants administration at the City Colleges of Chicago.
ABD, Public Administration, University of Illinois- Chicago
M.A., Arts Management, Columbia College, Chicago
B.A., Arts Administration, The Karpenko-Kary National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
C.I.P. (Certified IRB Professional)