Natural & Behavioral Sciences

Cindy Wawrzyniak

Cynthia J. Wawrzyniak, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Biology at Pellissippi State

 

 Career Summary

Accomplished broad-based professional in teaching the life sciences and global technology program management.  The combination of ten years in academia and eight years progressive experience in industry provide a solid and diverse skill base.  In academia the focus is teaching students, developing college courses, and advising students.  In industry key contributions were made by managing technology programs from conception through clinical and into product development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

 

 

 

 

University of Tennessee

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

Ph. D. in Biomedical Genetics

1982 - 1986

 

 

Grand Valley University

B.S. in Biology

1978 - 1982

 

             Experience Profile

 

8/96 - current

Pellissippi  State Technical

Community College

Knoxville, TN

 

Instructor in the Life Sciences

 

 

7/88 - 6/96

Procter and Gamble

Cincinnati, OH

Section Head Skin Care Technology

 

 

 

9/86 ‑ 7/88

Children's Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

Postdoctoral Fellow Research Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 Publications

                     Journal Articles

                        Hodgins, M.B., Choudhry, R., Parker, G., Oliver, R.F., Jahoda, C.A.B., Withers,A.P., Brinkmann, A.O., Van Der Kwast, T.H., Boersma, W.J.A., Lammers, K.M., Wong, T.K., Wawrzyniak, C.J., Warren R., Androgen Receptors in Dermal Papilla Cells of Scalp Hair Follicles in Male Pattern Baldness.  The Molecular and Structural Biology of Hair, V. 642, Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences, 12/16/91.       

                       

                        Wawrzyniak, C.J., Gallager, P., D'Amore, M., Carter, J., Lund, D., Rinchik, G., and Ganschow, 1989.  DNA determinants of structural and regulatory variation within the murine ‑glucuronidase gene complex.  Molecular & Cellular Biology 9: 4074‑4078.

 

                        Niemann, S.L., Shinpock, S.G., Wawrzyniak, C.J., Popp, R. A, 1989.  A comparison of stem cell populations and hemoglobin switching in normal versus ‑thalassemic mice.  Experimental Hematology, 17:340‑343.

 

                        Birkenmeier, E.H., Davisson, M.T., Beamer, W.G., GanschowC. A., Vogler, R.E., Gwynn, B., Lyford,K.A., Maltais, L.M., and Wawrzyniak, C.J. Murine mucopolysaccharidosis type VII: genetic, biochemical, and molecular characterization of a mouse with ‑glucuronidase deficiency, 1989. 

                        J. of Clinical Investigations, 83: 1258‑1266.

 

                        Wawrzyniak, C.J., Meredith, S.A., and Ganschow, R.G. 1989.    Two genetic elements regulate murine ‑glucuronidase synthesis following transcript accumulation.  Genetics 121: 119‑124.

 

                        Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Popp, R.A. 1987.  Expression of the two adult ‑globin genes in mouse yolk sac and fetal liver erythrocytes.  Developmental Biology 119:299‑301.

 

                        Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Popp, R.A. 1986.  Detection of a murine unstable ‑globin.  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 139:551‑556.

 

                        Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Popp, R.A. 1986.  Independent expression of the two mouse adult ‑globin genes.  Biochemical Genetics 24:259‑272.

 

                        Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Popp, R.A. 1985.  Use of a new mouse ‑globin haplotype (Hbb‑s2) to study hemoglobin expression during development.  Developmental Biology 112:477‑484.

 

                        Book Chapters

                        Popp, R.A., D'Surney, S.J., and Wawrzyniak, C.J. 1987.  Changes in expression of murine alpha‑ and beta‑globin genes during development.  In: Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Hemoglobin Switching Meeting. G. Stamatoyannopoulos and A.W. Nienhuis (eds.), Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York.

 

                        Wawrzyniak, C.J., Lewis, S.E., and Popp, R.A. 1985.  Differential Expression of murine adult hemoglobins in early ontogeny.  In: Experimental Approaches for the Study of Hemoglobin Switching, G. Stamatoyannopoulos and A.W. Nienhuis (eds.), Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, p. 421.

 

                                Abstracts

                                Wawrzyniak, C.J., Yoshikawa, Y., McWilliams, K.M.; Hair Regrowth Technology via Insulin Like Growth Factor, Presented at P&G Beauty Care Technology Symposium, 1992.

 

                                McWilliams, M.K., Yoshikawa, Y., Wawrzyniak, C.J., Otte, T., Chestnut, M.H., Cytokines in the Human Hair Follicle, Presented at P&G Beauty Care Technology Symposium, 1992.

 

                                Wawrzyniak, C.J., Gallagher, P.M., D‑Amore, M.A., Carter, J.E., Lund, S.D., Rinchik, E.M. and Ganschow, R.E.  DNA Determinants of Structural & Regulatory Variation Within the Murine ‑Glucuronidase Gene Complex.  Presented at the Molecular and Biochemical Genetics Workshop in Park City, Utah, April 1989.

 

                                Popp, R.A., Niemann, S.L., Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Shinpock, S.G.  Influence of maternal genotype on hemoglobin switching in mice.  Presented at the Sixth Hemoglobin Switching Conference in Airline, VA, September 24‑27, l988.

 

                                Wawrzyniak, C.J., Ganschow, R., Birkenmeier, E., and Davisson, M. Expression of two intermingled genes within the ‑glucuronidase complex of the Gusmps mouse.  Presented at the Fifteenth Molecular and Biochemical Genetics Workshop in St. Croix, U.S.V.I. November 3‑7, 1987.

 

                                Wang, B., Korfhagen, T., Gallagher, P., D.'Amore, M., Wawrzyniak, C., McNeish,J., Potter, S., and Ganschow, R. Characterizatrion of a transcription unit within (or overlapping) the murine ‑glucuronidase structural gene.  Presented at the Fifteenth Molecular and Biochemical Genetics Workshop in St. Croix, U.S.V.I. November 3‑7, 1987.

 

                                D'Amore, M.,Gallagher, P.,Korfhagen, T., Lund, S., Wawrzyniak, C., and Ganschow, R. Molecular structure of the murine ‑glucuronidase (GUS) gene complex: II.  Complete DNA sequence and coding map of the GUS structural gene.  Presented at the Fifteenth Molecular and Biochemical Genetics Workshop in St. Croix, U.S.V.I. November 3‑7, 1987.

 

                                Popp, R.A., D'Surney, S., and Wawrzyniak, C.J. Changes in @‑and ‑globin gene expression during development of the mouse.  Presented at the Fifth Hemoglobin Switching Conference in Airline, VA September 30 ‑ October 1, 1986.

 

                                Niemann, S.L., Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Popp, R.A.  Fetal liver stem cell concentration is decreased in ‑thalassemic embryos during development.  Presented at the Fourteenth Molecular and Biochemical Genetics Workshop in Bar Harbor, ME August 26‑30, 1986.

 

                                Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Popp, R.A.  Expression of the two adult ‑globin genes in mouse yolk sac and fetal liver erythrocytes. Presented at the Fourteenth Molecular and Biochemical Genetics Workshop in Bar Harbor, ME August 26‑30, 1986.

 

                                Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Popp, R.A.  Transcriptional control of altered hemoglobin expression in anemic mice.  Presented at the Genetics Society of America Meeting in Boston, MA August 11‑15, 1985.

 

                                Popp, R.A., Wawrzyniak, C.J., Smith, E.J., Murphy, B.H., and Popp, D.M. Hemoglobin synthesis in a‑ and ‑thalassemic mice.  Presented at the Genetics Society of America‑Genetics Society of Canada Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, August 12‑18, 1984.

 

                                Popp, R.A., Wawrzyniak, C.J., Hand, R., Jr., Mann, R., and Popp, D.M.  Effects of various combinations of @‑ and ‑thalassemia on mouse erythrocytes.  Presented at the Hemoglobin Nomenclature Conference in Bar Harbor, ME May 21‑23, 1984.

                               

                                Wawrzyniak, C.J., and Popp, R.A. Quantitation of the Hbb‑sm haplotype products during mouse development.  Presented at the Twenty‑Fourth Annual Midwest Regional Developmental Biology Conference in Cincinnati, OH May 17‑19, 1984.

 

                        Patents

                        Granted: HGG peptide and derivatives thereof for hair growth, issued 10/12/93

                        Filed:  Isolated hair keratin genes and their use in hair growth active identification

                        assays, filed 10/25/91

 

            Professional Recognition and Participation

 

            RODP web workshop, December, 2003.

 

        Web Course Instructor Training, April, 2002.

 

            Classroom Assessment Techniques Workshop, October, 2001.

 

            Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair judge since April, 2001.

 

            Tennessee Academy of Science member since February, 2001.

 

            Invited delegate of specialists in Human Genetics from the Citizen Ambassador Program 6/93.

                                       

            Individual National Research Service Award GM12089 from The National Institute of General Medical Sciences in the area of Molecular Biology 1988‑1990.

 

            Trustee Grant, Children's Hospital Research Foundation, 1987‑1989.

 

            Genetic Society of America Student Travel Award, 1985.

 

            Achievement Award, University of Tennessee, 1984.

 

            National Institute of Health Genetics Training Grant GM‑7438, Oak Ridge Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1982‑1986.

 

            Outstanding Biology Student four consecutive years at Grand Valley University, 1979‑1982.

 

            Academic Scholarship at Grand Valley University, 1979‑1982.

 

(Fall 2013)

Last Updated: Aug. 21, 2013

Pellissippi State Community College
2001