Steve James

Associate Professor of Biology

James earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Gettysburg College, a master's degree in botany from the University of Minnesota and a doctorate in cell and developmental biology from the University of Minnesota. From 1989-1992, he was an Anna Fuller Fund postdoctoral fellow at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

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Topics: Biochemistry, molecular biology, DNA, genetics, cancer research

Expertise: Biochemistry and molecular biology

Education: Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Recent Work: James has been awarded several National Science Foundation grants to support his research in the field of genetics. He studies the role of certain genes in controlling DNA replication, particularly a gene called nimO. The study of this process is vital because of its relevance to cancer and other diseases.

Contact Information:

Campus Box 392
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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