Robert M. Q. Shanks
Dr. Shanks received his baccalaureate degree from Alfred University in Alfred, NY; his masters from Tufts Sackler School of Biomedical Science in Boston, MA and his PhD from Dartmouth Medical School, in Hanover NH.
- January 2007: Assistant Professor Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- January 2007: Assistant Professor Dept of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh
- July 2006: Associate Research Director, Charles T. Campbell Laboratory of Ophthalmic Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- July 2006: Visiting Assistant Professor Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- 2008:Research to Prevent Blindness Career Development Award
- 2004: Dartmouth Medical School, Dept of Medicine Research Poster Contest, 1st place
- 1999: Cold Spring Harbor Yeast Genetics Course, Teaching Assistant
- Horzempa, J., Shanks, R.M., Brown, M.J., Russo, B.C., O’Dee, D.M., and Nau, G.J. (2009) “Utilization of a semi-replicative plasmid and the I-Sce endonuclease to generate routine markerless deletion mutants in Francisella tularensis”. J. Microb Methods, in press.
- Shanks, R.M., Kadouri, D.E., MacEachran, D.P., and O’Toole, G.A. (2009) New yeast recombineering tools for bacteria. Plasmid, 62:88-97.
- Romanowski, E. G., K.A. Yates, R. M. Shanks, and Y. J. Gordon. (2009) “Anti-adenoviral efficacy of antimicrobial peptide CAP37” Current Eye Research, 34:241-9.
- Siamak, N. M., R. P. Kowalski, P.P. Thompson, E.G. Romanowski, R. M. Q. Shanks, Y. J. Gordon (2009) “RPS Adeno detector” Ophthalmol. 116:591.