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Cathryn L Kubera, PhD

Assistant Professor

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

BS, Cornell University

Office: Edison , Room 356

Phone: (732) 263-5587

Email: ckubera@monmouth.edu

Web site: Cathryn Kubera

Fall 2017 Office Hours:

Monday: 10:00 - 12:00 p.m.

 Wednesday: 11:00 - 12:00 p.m., and by appointment

Fall 2017 Courses:

Laboratory in Molecular and Cellular Biology

Special Topics in Biology

Regularly Taught Courses:

Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

Publications:

Scholarly Articles:

Gipson KE, Rosinski DJ, Schonberger RB, Kubera C, Mathew ES, Nichols F, Dyckman W, Courtin F, Sherburne B, Bordey AF, Gross JB. Elimination of gaseous microemboli from cardiopulmonary bypass using hypobaric oxygenation. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2013 Nov 6. pii: S0003-4975(13)02118-8.

Feliciano DM, Lin T, Hartman N, Lafourcade C, Bartley C, Kubera C, Hsieh L, Bordey A. A circuitry and biochemical basis for Tuberous Sclerosis symptoms: from epilepsy to neurocognitive deficits. Int. J. Dev. Neurosci. In press. Online 2013 Feb 26.

Lacar B, Herman P, Platel JC, Kubera C, Hyder F, Bordey A. Neural progenitor cells regulate capillary blood flow in the postnatal subventricular zone. J Neurosci. 2012 Nov 14;32(46):16435-48.

Young SZ, Taylor MM, Wu S, Ikeda-Matsuo Y, Kubera C, Bordey A. NKCC1 knockdown decreases neuron production through GABAA-regulated neural progenitor proliferation and delays dendrite development. J. Neurosci. 2012 Sep 26;32(39):13630-8.

Kubera C, Hernandez A, Heng V, Bordey A. Transient mGlu5 receptor inhibition enhances the survival of granule cell precursors in the neonatal cerebellum. Neuroscience. 2012 Sep 6;219:271-9.

Pascual O, Casper KB, Kubera C, Zhang J, Revilla-Sanchez R, Sul JY, Takano H, Moss SJ, McCarthy K, Haydon PG. (2005). Astrocytic purinergic signaling coordinates synaptic networks. Science. 2005 Oct 7;310(5745):113-6.

Gavin IM, Glesne D, Zhao Y, Kubera C, Huberman E. (2004). Spermine acts as a negative regulator of macrophage differentiation in human myeloid leukemia cells. Cancer Res. 2004 Oct 15;64(20):7432-8.

Kubera C, Gavin I, Huberman E. (2002) Isolation of two unknown genes potentially involved in differentiation of the hematopoietic pathway, and studies of spermidine/spermine acetyltransferase regulation. U.S. Dept. of Energy J. Undergrad. Res. 2002 (2):34-39.

Presentations/Invited Talks:

INVITED PRESENTATIONS
Kubera C, Bordey A. (2014) How to Build a Brain: Signaling in the development of cerebellar neurons. Richard Stockton College of NJ Biology Seminar Series. October 17, Galloway, New Jersey.

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2014) How to Build a Brain: Signaling in the development of cerebellar neurons. BY 495 Senior Seminar Guest Lecturer, Monmouth University. September 22, West Long Branch,
New Jersey.

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2014) How to Build a Brain: Signaling in the development of cerebellar neurons. Monmouth University. June 11-12, West Long Branch, New Jersey.

Kubera C. (2014) Ionic basis of action potentials in neurons and cardiac pacemaker cells. Delaware Valley College. May 19, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Kubera C. (2014) Enzyme Structure and Action. Kingsborough Community College. April 14, Brooklyn,
New York.

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2014) How to Build a Brain: Signaling in the development of cerebellar neurons. Western Connecticut State University. March 28, Danbury, Connecticut.

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2014) How to Build a Brain: Signaling in the development of cerebellar neurons. Georgian Court University. February 28, Lakewood, New Jersey.

Kubera C. (2011) Autism Spectrum Disorders. Physiological Psychology course Guest Lecturer, Quinnipiac University. December 7, Hamden, Connecticut.

Kubera C. (2010) Neuron glia biology- “the other brain”. Neurobiology course Guest Lecturer, Trinity College. February 16, Hartford, Connecticut.

Kubera C. (2009) The Cerebral Cortex. Neurophysiology course Guest Lecturer, Physician Assistant Program, Yale University. May 29, New Haven, Connecticut.

INTERNATIONAL   PRESENTATIONS

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2012). Poster. Evaluation of cerebellar granule cell precursor development following Ex vivo electroporation of constitutively active S16H Rheb. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2009). Poster. Glutamate signaling in cerebellar granule cell precursors. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Kubera C, Mungenast A, Pascual O, Haydon PG. (2007). Poster. Diacylglycerol signaling stimulates ATP release from astrocytes.  Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2011). Poster. Ex vivo electroporation to study granule cell precursor development: manipulation of the mTOR pathway. Cerebellum Gordon Research Conference.

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2010). Poster. Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 modulates postnatal proliferation in cerebellar granule cell precursors. American Society for Neurochemistry Annual Meeting.

Kubera C, Pascual O, Haydon PG. (2007). Poster. Astrocyte-derived adenosine mediates synaptic cross-talk in the murine hippocampal network. Gordon Research Conference on Glial Biology: Functional Interactions Among Glia & Neurons.

Kubera C, Pascual O, Casper KB, McCarthy K, Haydon PG. (2006). Poster. Astrocyte-derived adenosine mediates synaptic cross-talk in the murine hippocampal network. Meeting on Glia in Health & Disease, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Kubera C, Huberman E. (2002). Poster. Isolation of two unknown genes potentially involved in differentiation of the hematopoietic pathway, and studies of spermidine/spermine acetyltransferase regulation. AAAS Annual Meeting.

LOCAL PRESENTATIONS

Gallante B, Kubera C. (2013) Poster. Constitutively active Rheb and cerebellar granule cell morphology and calcium dynamics. Student Summer Research Poster Symposium. Lafayette College, Easton, PA.

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2012) Seminar.  Neurotransmitters and granule cell precursor survival in the postnatal cerebellum. Physiology Research in Progress series, Yale University. January 20, New Haven, Connecticut.

Kubera C, Bordey A. (2009) Seminar.  Glutamate Signaling in Postnatal Cerebellum Development. Physiology Research in Progress series, Yale University. November 9, New Haven, Connecticut.



Professional Associations:

  • Council on Undergraduate Research
  • Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience