Kevin Swinson

Title: 
Senior Research Assistant / Core Lab Manager
Office Location: 
Dixon Research Center 221
Phone: 
(443) 885-4448
Email: 
Kevin.Swinson@morgan.edu
Education:

M.S. Information Systems, University of Phoenix
B.S. Information Systems, University of Phoenix
B.S. Biology, George Washington University

Education:

M.S. Information Systems, University of Phoenix
B.S. Information Systems, University of Phoenix
B.S. Biology, George Washington University

Research Interests:

Stress, Diabetes, Neurobiological diseases, Molecular Biology, Proteomics.

Selected Publications:

  • Koban, M. and Swinson, K.L. (2005). "Chronic REM-sleep deprivation of rats elevates metabolic rate and increases uncoupling protein-1 gene expression in brown adipose tissue." American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. 289:E68-E74.
  • Swinson, K.L. and Koban, M. (2005). "FORMAzol as an RNA storage medium: a cautionary note when performing RT-PCR." Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods. 63:149-153.
  • Zenilman M.E., Perfetti R., Swinson K.L., Magnuson T., Shuldiner A.R. "Pancreatic regeneration (reg) gene expression in a rat model of islet hyperplasia." Surgery. 1996 May; 119(5):576-84.
  • Zenilman M.E., Magnuson T.H., Swinson K.L., Egan J, Perfetti R, Shuldiner A.R. "Pancreatic thread protein is mitogenic to pancreatic-derived cells in culture." Gastroenterology. 1996 Apr; 110(4):1208-14.
  • Nyan D.C., Swinson K.L. "A method for rapid detection and genotype identification of hepatitis C virus 1-6 by one-step reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermalamplification." International Journal of Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 11. pii: S1201-9712(15).
  • Nyan D.C., Swinson K.L. "A novel multiplex isothermal amplification method for rapid detection and identification of viruses." Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 8;5:17925. doi: 10.1038/srep17925.