PETER J. BRYANT: Curriculum vitae, June 2003

 

Date of Birth          March 2, 1944

Citizenship            British; Permanent Resident of U.S.

Home Address        426 Vista Parada, Newport Beach, California 92660

Telephone             (949) 640-9459 (home)        (949) 824-4714 (office)

Spouse                  Toni Boettger Bryant

Children               Katherine Emily Bryant, Sarah Grace Bryant

Education

1964:           B.Sc. (Special) in Zoology, 1st Class Honors. Kings College, London, England.

1965:           M.Sc. in Biochemistry. University College, London, England.

1967:           D.Phil. in Genetics. University of Sussex, Falmer, Sussex, England.

Postdoctoral Research Experience

1967 - 1970:   Postdoctoral research fellow with Dr. Howard A. Schneiderman, Developmental Biology Center, Case Western Reserve University, and at Developmental Biology Laboratory, University of California, Irvine, California.

University Appointments

1970 - 1971:   Lecturer, Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, UCI

1971 - 1974:   Assistant Professor, Dept of Developmental and Cell Biology, UCI

1974 - 1977:   Associate Professor, Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, UCI

1977 - present:         Professor, Dept. of Developmental and Cell Biology, UCI. Step VIII.

Special Appointments (last 10 years)

1979 - present:         Director, Developmental Biology Center, UCI

1985 - 1995:            Editor-in-Chief, Developmental Biology.

1996 - present:         Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Minor in Global Sustainability, UCI

Honors and Awards

May 1998:     J. W. Jenkinson Memorial Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, Oxford University, U.K.

May 2001:  Golden Medal of G. J. Mendel, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Undergraduate Courses Taught (last 10 years)

1990:                     Conservation Biology 150

1991, continuing annually:    Biological Conservation 65

1998 - 1999:            Biodiversity and Conservation (Campuswide Honors: H90)

Continuing:             Undergraduate Research in Developmental Biology 199

Outreach Teaching

2000 -2001:    UCI-Santa Ana Teachers Institute “Natural History of Orange County, California”

2002:            UCI Summer Science Institute

Other Mentorship

2002:           Office of Graduate Studies' Summer Research Program

Graduate Courses Taught - (last 10 years)

Continuing:             Graduate Research 200

                                    Graduate Core in Developmental Biology 231 (participant)

                                    Developmental Genetics 210 (participant)

Off-Campus Committee Service (last 10 years)

1992:           Member, External Review Committee, Graduate Program in Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Minnesota

1992, 1995, 1997:     Member, NCRR - BRS Special Study Section (Shared Instrumentation), NIH

1997:           Member, Science Advisory Committee, Upper Newport bay Ecological Reserve

2002:           Member, External Review Committee for an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center

2003:           Member, External Review Committee for an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center

Campus Committee Service (last 10 years)

1991 - 1995:            Advisory Committee on the Center for the Health Sciences

1991 - present:         Open Space Reserve Committee (1991 - 1993, Chair)

1992 - 1996:            Academic Senate Committee on Privilege and Tenure

1992 - 1966:            Academic Senate Committee on Emeritae/i

1993 - 1996:            UCI University Club Board of Directors

1993:                    Education Abroad Selection Committee

1995 - 1996:            Academic Senate Committee on Land Use and Environment (Chair)

1995-present:          Advisory Committee for Undeclared/Undecided students

1997-present:          UCI Cancer Center Strategic Planning Committee

School Committee Service (last 10 years)

2000 – present:  Faculty Computing Committee (Chair)

Departmental Committee Service (last 10 years)

Graduate student review and examination committees

Developmental and Cell Biology search committees

Faculty review committees

Graduate Curriculum Committee

Graduate Examination and Advisory Committee

Targets of Opportunity Search Committee

Reviewer for the Following Scientific Journals:


Biochimica et Biophysica Acta

Bioessays

Canadian Journal of Zoology

Cell

Cell Differentiation

Comp. Biochem. Physiol.

Development

Developmental Biology

Developmental Genetics

EMBO Journal

Eur. J. Entomol.

Experimental Gerontology

Genes and Development

Genetics

Genomics

Int. J. Insect Morph. Embryol.

Invertebrate Reproduction and Development

Journal of Cell Biology

Journal of Genetics

Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology

Journal of Mammalogy

Journal of Neuroscience

Mechanisms of Development

Molec. Cell. Biol.

Nature

Proc. National Academy of Sciences, USA.

Science

Trends in Genetics

Whalewatcher (J. Am. Cetacean Society)

Wilhelm Roux’s Archives


 

Reviewer for the Following Granting Agencies:

International Human Frontier Science Program

National Science Foundation

National Institutes of Health

The Wellcome Trust


Training Record

1.     Graduate students (total completed training: 23)

Name                   Date            Present Position

John L. Haynie         1971-1975     Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
                           State University College, Geneseo, New York

Susan Germeraad      1971-1976     Associate Researcher, Department of                                             Neurobiology, Stanford University Medical Center,                          Stanford, CA

Anthony James        1973-1979     Associate Professor,
                                             Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry,
                                             University of California, Irvine, CA

Victoria K. Shaw       1972-1976     M.D.

C. Lynne Littlefield   1976-1978     Director of Education
                                             Pensacola Zoo
                                             Pensacola, Florida

Eugene Levinson       1979-1981     Postdoctoral Researcher,
                                             Dept. of Tumor Immunology
                                             Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Massachusetts

Christine Kaznowski 1979-1982      Not known

Brooke Kirby          1979-1982     Optometrist

Julia Cole               1981-1982     Self-employed artist

David O’Brochta       1979-1984     Center for Agricultural Biotech
                                             University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Mary Stevens          1979-1984     Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley
                                             Laboratory

Jorge Cladera           1982-1984     Research Scientist, Departamento de Genetica
                                             INTA, Castelar, Argentina

Timothy Sliter                  1980-1985     Assistant Professor,
                                             Southern Methodist College, Dallas, TX

Danny Sponaugle      1981-1986     Teacher, Laguna Hills High School,
                                             Laguna Hills, California

Victoria Jursnich       1985-1989     Deceased

Jo Wen Wu             1984-1990     Department Coordinator, Department of Biology,
                                             Fullerton College, Fullerton, California

Kellie Watson          1987-1993     Manager, Feinstein-Kean Partners, Inc.,
                                             Communications for the Health-Care Industry
                                             Cambridge, Mass

Patricia Onofrechuk   1987-1993     Left the program

Michael Buratovich   1988-1994     Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
                                             Spring Arbor University, Michigan

Peter Harvie            1991-1997     Instructor, Department of Biology,
                                             Fullerton College, Fullerton, California

Colleen Hough         1992-1997     Postdoctoral Fellow,
                                             Gerontology Research Center
                                             National Institutes of Aging,
                                             NIH Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD

Spiros Dimitratos      1993-1999     Biotechnology Company Inscent

Kevin Hoover          1995-2000     Medical School

Anna Radovic          1997-present

Tannin Fuja             2000-present

Postdoctoral students (total completed training: 28)

Name                   Date            Present Position

Paul Adler              1975-1977     Professor, Department of Biology
                                             University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Christoph Reinhardt   1975-1978     Research Fellow,
                                             Schwerzenbach Toxicology Institute
                                             Schwerzenbach, Switzerland

Siegward Strub         1976-1978     Sandoz AG,
                                             Stab Forschung & Entwicklung Pharma
                                             4002 Basel, Switzerland

Jack Girton             1978-1980     Assistant Professor,
                                             Zoology and Genetics Department
                                             Iowa State University, Ames, IO

Presley Martin                  1978-1980     Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
                                             Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Moti Nissani           1978-1980     Weekend College Program, Wayne State University
                                             Detroit, Michigan

Jan Ryerse              1979-1980     Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
                                             St. Louis Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri

Janos Szabad           1980-1981     Director, Department of Biology,
                                             Szent-Gyorgyi Medical University,
                                             Szeged, Hungary

Felix Epper             1980-1982     Strategic Planner, Pharmamarketing,
                                             Sandoz Ltd., Nurnberg, Germany

Danny Brower                  1981-1984     Professor, Molecular & Cellular Biology
                                             University of Arizona, Tucson

William Hanratty      1979-1984     Deceased

Michel Piovant         1982-1984     Charge de Recherche, CNRS, Marseilles, France

Alfred Handler          1979-1985     Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS,
                                             Gainesville, Florida

Lewis Held             1977-1986     Associate Professor, Biology Department,
                                             Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

John Alegre             1983-1984     Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology
                                             University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Rosalie Langelan       1985-1987     Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology
                                             University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Elizabeth Frayne       1987-1990     Instructor, Biology Department,
                                             University of La Verne, La Verne, California

Robin Justice           1990-1994     Assistant Professor of Biology,
                                             Keck Science Center,  Claremont McKenna College
                                             Claremont, California

Tibor Török            1994-1996     Research Scientist, Biological Research Center
                                             Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary

David Peel              1991-1996     Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Medicine,
                                             University of California, Irvine

Michael Boedigheimer 1994-1997     Research Scientist, Amgen Inc.

Dean Stathakis         1995-1998     Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Medicine,
                                             University of California, Irvine

Tatsuhiro Shibata      1995-1998     Postdoctoral Researcher, Pathology Division,
                                             National Cancer Center Research, Tokyo, Japan

Harald Biessmann     1986-1998     Research Biologist,
                                             Department of Biological Chemistry,
                                             University of California, Irvine

Marika Walter          1986-1998     Assistant Research Biologist
                                             Department of Biological Chemistry,
                                             University of California, Irvine

Daniel Woods          1983-1999     Chief Scientific Officer
                                             Inscent Inc., Irvine, CA

Olivier Saget            1998-1999     Training in Clinical trials

Natalia Slepko          1998-2000     Postdoctoral Researcher
                                    Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, UCI

Jyoti Bhojwani         2001-2002 

Cecilia De Lorenzo    1998-present

Michal Zurovec        1999-present

Previous Grant Support (last five years)

1992-1997:    Program Director, National Institutes of Health Program Project: “Molecular Basis of Developmental Cell Interactions”. Annual direct costs: Total: $433,266; Component Project: $115,907.

1995-1997:    Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health (National Action Plan on Breast Cancer): “Tumor suppressor genes identified from a model system”. Annual direct costs: $41,317.

1997-2001     Participant, Human Frontier Science Program: “Role of the DM Kinase Family in the Control of Cell Proliferation and Morphogenesis” (K. Kaibuchi, P.I.). Annual direct costs for component project: $56,805.

1997-2000     Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health: “Control of local growth by the expanded gene in Drosophila”. Annual direct costs: $89,512.

1998-2000:     Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant, “Chitinase-related Growth Factors in Drosophila”. Annual direct costs: $66,490.

1999-2000:    U.C. BioSTAR / Anagene Corp.:  “Use of the Drosophila Model System to Test and Validate mRNA Fingerprinting Method”.  Annual direct costs: $17,250.

1995-2001:    Program Director, National Institutes of Health Program Project: “Membrane-associated Guanylate Kinase Homologs”. Annual direct costs: Total: $904,996; Component Project: $154,272.

2000-2001:    U.C.I. Cancer Center Seed Grant: “Dlg as a target of HPV E6 oncoprotein in cervical cancer”.  Annual Direct Costs: $15,000.

Current Grant Support

2001–present: Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation IBN-0091348, “Adenosine Deaminase-related Growth Factors”. Annual direct costs: $132,523.  International Supplement, Annual direct costs:  $14,000.

2001-present: Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health R01 CA91043:  “Molecular Genetics of Drosophila MAGUKs”. Annual direct costs: $166,000

Additional Recent Grant Support to Laboratory

1995-1999:     Harald Biessmann, Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health Grant, “The telomeres of the Malaria Vector Anopheles gambiae”. Annual direct costs: ~$116,948

 1997-1998:    Harald Biessmann, Principal Investigator, World Health Organization grant, “Germ Line Transformation of Anopheles gambiae”. Annual direct costs: $23,000

 1997-1998:    Tatsuhiro Shibata, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Uehara Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Tokyo, Japan. Annual direct costs: ~$22,000.

1997-1998:    Olivier Saget, Postdoctoral Fellowship, International Agency for Research on Cancer. Annual direct costs: ~$22,000.

Participation in Training Grants (last five years)

1979-present  Program Director, National Institutes of Health Training Grant HD-07029, “Developmental Mechanisms Underlying Congenital Defects”. Annual direct costs: $133,102.

1990-present  Training Committee, National Institutes of Health Training Grant CA-09054, “Training Program in Carcinogenesis”

1990-present  Primary Mentor, National Institutes of Health Training Grant NS-07351, “Developmental Mechanisms of Nervous System Formation”

1996-1998     Program Director, National Science Foundation Undergraduate Curriculum and Course Development, “Interdisciplinary Minor in Global Sustainability”. Annual direct costs: $51,141

 Invited Lectures (last 5 years)

(a)               Research on Drosophila tumor suppressor genes and neuroendocrine system

Jan. 1997:      Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine

May 1997:     Environmental Toxicology Program, University of California, Riverside

May 1997:     Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Sep. 1997:     Program in Molecular Biology, University of Southern California

Jul. 1998:      International Conference on Drosophila Tumor Suppressor Genes and their Human Homologues in Development and Malignant transformation. Seeheim-Jugenheim, Darmstadt, Germany

Aug. 1998:     NMHCC Bio/Technology “Cell Lines” Conference, San Diego, CA

Sep. 1998:     British Society for Cell Biology: Epithelial Cell Biology. Oxford University, U.K.

Nov. 1998:     CONNECT Corporate Partnership Program, University of California, San Diego

Nov. 1999:     Division for Cell Biology, Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany

Nov. 1999:     Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Titisee Conference “Growth Control in Cells, Organs, and Animals” Titisee, Germany

Nov. 1999:     Department of Biological Chemistry, UCI

Jan. 2000:      Exelixis Pharmaceuticals, San Francisco

Feb. 2000:     Division of Signal Transduction, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan

Feb. 2000:     Symposium on Oncogenesis, Institute for Viral Research, Kyoto University,  Japan

Apr. 2000:     Novartis Foundation Symposium “The cell cycle and development” London, U.K.

Apr. 2000:     UCI Systems Biology Symposium

May 2000:     Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon

Oct. 2000:     Tumor Biology Program, Stanford University Medical Center

Apr. 2001:     British Societies for Cell and Developmental Biology: Cell and Tissue Morphogenesis. University of Sussex, U.K.

Apr. 2001:     Institute of Entomology, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, České Budejovice, Czech Republic.

May 2001:     Dept. of Physiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Jul. 2001:      Keynote Speaker, Gordon Conference on Metamorphosis, Connecticut College.

Sep. 2002:     British Genetics Society: Morphogenesis, Growth and Death in the Fly.  University College, London

Oct. 2002:     Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

 (b) Insects / Butterflies / Conservation

Jan. 1997:      South Coast Audubon Society

Oct. 1997:     Department of Fish and Game Volunteer Group, Upper Newport Bay

May 1998:     Chapter Natural History Day, Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary

Nov. 1998:     Upper Newport Bay Naturalists

Dec. 1998:     California Native Plant Society, Orange County Chapter

July 1999:     Department of Fish and Game Volunteer Group, Upper Newport Bay

Sep. 1999:     North American Butterfly Association

July 2000:     Orange County Natural History Association

May 2001:     Department of Biology, San Diego State University

March 2003:   Entomological Association of Southern California

May 2003:     Upper Newport Bay Naturalists

 (c) Use of the World-Wide Web in Environmental Education

Mar. 1997:     UC Irvine Social Sciences World-Wide Web Seminars

Jan. 1998:      International Symposium on the Management and Technology of Energy and Environment. Long Beach, CA 

Apr. 2000:     UCI/Santa Ana Teacher’s Institute

 Conference Organization (last 10 years)

1992:           Southern California Drosophila Research Conference (2).

1993:           Southern California Drosophila Research Conference (2).

1993:           Annual Drosophila Research Conference (session chair).

1994:            American Society for Cell Biology Special Interest Subgroup Meeting, Membrane-associated guanylate kinase homologs, San Francisco

1994:           Southern California Drosophila Research Conference.

1995:           Southern California Drosophila Research Conference (2).

1995:           Program Project meeting on Membrane-associated guanylate kinase homologs, ASCB meeting, Washington, D.C.

1996:           Keystone Meeting on Cell Junctions, Lake Tahoe, California (Co-organizer and Session Chair)

1996:           Program Project meeting on Membrane-associated guanylate kinase homologs, ASCB meeting, San Francisco

1996:           Southern California Drosophila Research Conference (2)

1997:            Program Project meeting on Membrane-associated guanylate kinase homologs, ASCB meeting, Washington, D.C.

1997:           Southern California Drosophila Research Conference

1998:           Program Project meeting on Membrane-associated guanylate kinase homologs, ASCB meeting, San Francisco

1999:           Program Project meeting on Membrane-associated guanylate kinase homologs, Boston

1999:           International Working Conference on Building University Electronic Educational Environments, International Federation for Information Processing (local organizing committee)

1999:           American Society for Cell Biology Special Interest Subgroup Meeting, MAGUKs and PDZs, Washington, D.C.