Susan E. Arruda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

 

Doctor of Philosophy, 1998-2004
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Molecular and Cellular Biology Program
 
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1994-1998
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Biology major, Biochemistry concentration
 

Phone: (603) 899-1046
Email:  

Courses Taught
  • BI102:  General Biology II
  • BI211:  Genetics
  • BI212:  Cellular Biology
  • BI329:  Biology of Cancer
  • CH321:  Biochemistry (laboratory)
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • Genetics and molecular biology
  • Cell signaling
  • Protein biochemistry
  • Drosophila melanogaster

Honors & Awards

2012-PresentMember of Sigma Zeta, National Science and Mathematics Honor Society

2002Ryan Fellow, Dartmouth College


Publications and Presentations

New Hampshire Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE)
Annual Meeting Poster Presentations; 2011-2015

NCRR National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE)
Biennial Meeting, Washington, DC; Featured Poster Presentation; 2012

Brendan A. Gavin, Susan E. Arruda, Patrick J. Dolph.  (2007).  The Role of Carcinine in Signaling at the Drosophila Photoreceptor Synapse.  PLoS Genetics 3, 2358-2367.

Susan E. Arruda and Patrick J. Dolph.  (2003).  Cloning of the pawn locus from Drosophila
melanogaster.  Gene 310, 169-173.

Abstract:  Arruda, S.E. and P.J. Dolph.  (2001).  An allele of pawn disrupts phototransduction in Drosophila.  Bellen, Taylor,  2001:119.  www.fruitfly.org


Professional Memberships

  • Genetics Society of America
  • American Society for Cell Biology
  • Northeast Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NEAAHP); 2008-2015

Conferences Attended

  • New Hampshire Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE)
    Annual Meeting; 2011-2017
  • Bioinformatics Workshop (Dartmouth Medical School); 2017

 

Grants Received

  • New Hampshire Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE) Pilot Grant; 2010 - 2015
  • New Hampshire Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE) Research Training Funds; 2015 - present

Service

  • Faculty Affairs Committee; 2014 - present
  • Biology Department Coordinator; 2013 - present
  • Health Sciences Advisory Committee; 2017 - present