Ana Cristina G Grodzki

Associate Project Scientist

Molecular Biosciences

Office
2011 VM3B, Davis, CA 95616

Education
2010, Post- doctoral, UC Davis, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 451 Health Sciences Drive, GBSF, Davis, CA
2009, Post-doctoral, National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), Bethesda, MD
2003, PhD, University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1999, MS, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
1996, BS, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
Active Research Grants
Assistant Researcher, Vascular Inflammation and Exosomes as Mediators in Aging and Dementia, Anne Knowlton (Principal Investigator), NIH/NIA
Co-Investigator, Characterization of canine glioma-associated microglia, Christine Toedebush (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health - School of Veterinary Medicine
Assistant Researcher, Intellectual Developmental Delay Research Center (IDDRC), Lenard Abbeduto (Principal Investigator), NIH/NICHD Bridge funding to 2020
Honors and Awards
1999-2003 PhD. Scholarship from FAPESP - The Foundation of Support for Research of the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2001 Award for Best Scientific Presentation in International Workshop on Signal Transduction in the Activation and Development of Mast Cells and Basophils - National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
2000 Award for young investigator for Excellence in Research - Junqueira Award in SIMEC 2000 - International Symposium on Extracellular Matrix, Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1997-1999 Masters Scholarship from CNPq - National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, Brazil.
1992-1996 Scientific Initiation from CNPq - National Council for Scientific and Thecnological Develpment, Brazil.
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2010 Grodzki AC, Berenstein E : Antibody purification: affinity chromatography - protein A and protein G Sepharose, , Methods Mol Biol, . 33-41.
2010 Grodzki AC, Berenstein E : Antibody purification: ion-exchange chromatography, , Methods Mol Biol, . 27-32.
2010 Grodzki AC, Berenstein E : Antibody purification: ammonium sulfate fractionation or gel filtration, , Methods Mol Biol, . 15-26.
2010 Grodzki AC, Berenstein E : Introduction to the purification of antibodies, , Methods Mol Biol, . 11-3.
Research Focus
  • The effects of organophosphorus pesticides (OPs) on nerve-immune cell interactions implicated in airway hyperreactivity, inflammatory response and neuropathic pain.
Specialty Focus
Cellular biology, molecular biology, immunology, neurobiology and toxicology